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La Tragedie Religieuse En France Les Debuts 1514-1573

By: .

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, Librarie Ancienne Honore Champion: 1929

Seller ID: 11563

Condition: Very Good

French Edition; XVII; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 555 pages; 1929 Honore Champion. In original printed wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Evidence only of casual perusal. Expected toning to cover wraps. VG View more info

The Judas Tree

By: A. J. Cronin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Co.: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19121

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 345 pages; A bright, neat, snug copy in its original dust jacket. Prior owner's small circuar name stamp inked to front endpage. Jacket spine mildly sunned. Light shelfrub to jacket edges and mild toning to the unlaminated jacket surfaces. VG+/VG View more info

Joshua Todd [Association Copy]

By: Abbot, Anthony as Oursler, Fulton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1935

Edition: Fourth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27038

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 525 pages; Signed and inscribed on the front endpage by the author to fellow novelist T. Everitt Harre, dated April 1935. Soundly bound copy in original dust jacket. Binding a little cocked in the spine. Beige paper dust jacket is toned and lightly shelf soiled with spine panel sunned; title lettering remains bold but lighter color printing of the author name is considerably faded. Jacket is nicked at edges with several short closed tears and shallow stress creases at edges. Shallow damp stain to the top edge of a handful of pages at front. Inscribed association copy... View more info

A Catalogue of Papers Relating to Boswell, Johnson & Sir William Forbes Found at Fettercairn House

By: Abbott, Claude Colleer

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 31600

Condition: Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pages; HC in original black cloth with paper title labnel to spine. 1st edition, limited to 500 copies. Snugly bound copy; many pages unopened top edge. Ex-library copy with call label to spine, mild ownership attachements including book plate, card pocket and lable to endpages. G+ View more info

The White Tiger; A Novel [Advance Reader's Copy]

By: Adiga, Aravind

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26551

ISBN: 1416562591

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; Advanced Reader's Copy. Trade paperback in illustrated covers. Tight bright and clean. Just a touch of shelf/handling evidence to covers. Handsome copy. VG++ View more info

Old Saint Paul's: A Tale Of The Plague And The Fire Everyman's Library [Turnbull & Spears, 1908]

By: Ainsworth W. Harrison & William E. A. Axon (Intro. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London & New York, J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton: 1911

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32362

Condition: Very Good-

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 476 pages; Everyman's Library. 1st Everyman imprint of this title with no indication of subsequent printings. Printer's notice for Temple Press at rear. Soundly bound in original trade binding of ribbed red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Mild crimping and light rubbing to cloth at spine ends with mild fray to cloth at crown. Red cloth is lightly sun faded at spine but with gilt still bright. Binding a little shaken. Prior owner name and 1911 purchase date penned neatly to pictorial front pastedown endpage. The 1st printing of the Everyman edition. [S... View more info

The Pleasures of Imagination; a Poem in Three Books.

By: Akinside, Mark [Akenside]

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, R. Dodsley: 1744

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 26324

Condition: Very Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 142 pages; Presumed 4th edition, with Akenside's name recorded on the red and black printed title page as "Akinside" - but lacking the half-title page. One page publisher ad following the text of the poem. Rebound in a handsome modern 1/2 polished calf with five raised bands and gilt tooled morocco title label over marbled paper boards. Title page trimmed hard in the right margin with engraved vignette off center and only a sliver of margin to the image. Contents snug and neat; decent margins remain in the text. Handsomely rebound. VG thus View more info

The Dove's Necklace A Novel

By: Alem, Raja

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, The Overlook Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 34549

ISBN: 1590208986

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 480 pages; 1st printing. Tightly bound and exceptionally fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $29.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to jacket edges. F/NF View more info

Eugene O'neill's Creative Struggle; The Decisive Decade, 1924-1933

By: Alexander, Doris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Penn State University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 29925

ISBN: 0271027967

Condition: New

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 348 pages; New copy View more info

Her Dearest Foe: a Novel

By: Alexander, Mrs.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 1230W287656

Condition: Good+

Leisure Hour Series; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 399 pages; 1876 Henry Holt HC. Probable First Edition. From the "Leisure Hour Series." Slightly cocked, still sound binding. Covers lightly shelf soiled, edgeworn, but still attractive w/ decorative stamping. Text is clean and neat. A good+ copy of an early printing. View more info

The Freres, [Leisure Hour Series #134]

By: Alexander, Mrs.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25056

Condition: Very Good

1882 Henry Holt HC. 1st Edition. From "Leisure Hour Series." Series advertisement listing on front endpg indicates this copy is a 1st Edition. Binding is square, sound and firm. Dark yellow cloth boards have very little shelfsoiling, w/ decorative black stamping. Sunned and edgeworn at spine. Pgs. 279-282 are partly detached, slightly frayed along fore-edge from shelf wear. Usual light age-toning to text, no marks or stains. Two interesting period bookseller's labels to front paste-down endpg. An excellent copy, VG; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 548 pages; From "Leisure Hour Series... View more info

Philosophical and Literary Pieces

By: Alexander, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Freeport, NY, Books for Libraries Press: 1969

Seller ID: 20669

ISBN: 0836912691

Condition: Very Good+

Essay Index Reprint Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 390 pages; HC in blue cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Mildly toned pagestock. VG+ View more info

Flight A Novel

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Grove Press, Black Cat: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 33073

ISBN: 0802170374

Condition: Fine

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 181 pages; Paperback original - 1st printing. Tightly bound in pictorial flap-fold covers. Feels and appears unread and as new. Fine View more info

El Supremisimo Coleccion Destinolibro #119 (Spanish Edition)

By: Alonso, Luis Ricardo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Destino Publishers: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16027

ISBN: 8423311066

Condition: Near Fine

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 265 pages; Mass market sized paperback in illustrated covers. Inscribed (warmly) and signed by the author on the front endpage; dated 1982. Bright clean copy suffers only a touch of mild toning to the page stock. NF; Signed by Author View more info

Life In Italy ; The Improvisatore: Harper's Library of Select Novels, No. 49

By: Andersen, Hans Christian & Mary Howitt (Trans. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1867

Seller ID: 30394

Condition: Good+

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 124 pages; As originally published by Harper as # 49 in their Library of Select Novels. In original title lettered wrappers; no date to title page nor copyright. The rear coiver advertises the May 1867 issue of Harper's Magazine. Spine edge rubbed with some mild furring and shallow loss at spine ends. Text printed in two columns. No catalog of Harper Select titles at front, though there are ads for regular harper titles inside front and for the magazines to the rear cover. Wrappers shelf soiled and tattty at the edges with small nicks and rubs. Moderate damp s... View more info

Poor White; A Novel

By: Anderson, Sherwood

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, B. W. Huebsch: 1920

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16941

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages; 1st state. In publisher's original blue cloth with publisher's colophon in blind to cover; gilt title lettering at spine dulled but legible. 1st state with top edge colored a light aqua blue. Attractive bookplate to front pastedown of noted Dunsany collector, Montgomery Evans II. Sound clean copy with light shelf rub to cloth at spine ends and usual dulling of titles at spine. VG- View more info

L'Invitation Au Chateau

By: Anouilh, Jean, D. J. Conlon (Ed. )

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11741

Condition: Very Good+

French Edition; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 167 pages; 1962 Cambridge University Press. HC in original pictorial paper boards. Snug binding with clean contents and externals. No marks. VG+ View more info

The Poet Assassinated

By: Apollinaire, Guillaume; Dine, Jim & Ron Padgett

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart Davis: 1968

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 14824

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Photographs and collages; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages; 1st English language translated edition. In pictorial cloth boards and matching pictorial dust jacket. Solid neat copy with a touch of mild toning to the page stock and trace toning to edges of the boards. Dust jacket price clipped front flap and with several small areas of rub abd a few closed tears at edges. Light toning to thites of jacket design along the edges. Illustrated by Jim Dine. NF/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charg... View more info

Tom Swift and His Chest of Secrets, or, Tracing the Stolen Inventions: Tom Swift #28

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24014

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 216 pages; HC/DJ. Apparent and presumed 1st edition. Swift title list on jacket flap lists 28 titles, ending with "Chest of Secrets" ; ad at rear of book lists 27 Swift titles, not including not including"Chest of Secrets". Sound dust jacketed copy in original mustard yellow cloth with "quad" design of illustrations in red and green. Pictorial dust jacket is bright, with a nickel sized chip missing from the top edge of the rear panel and a few very small chips/nicks from the spine ends and corners. There are several short closed tears at j... View more info

True Riches and Other Tales

By: Arthur, T. S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, G. G. Evans: 1859

Seller ID: haz.al2506

Condition: Very Good-

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 216 pages; 1859 GG Evans Philadelphia HC in deeply blind stamped brown cloth boards. Titles in gilt to spine dulled. Binding snug and firm. No marks. Mild foxing to frontis and tissue guard. Largely unfoxed text block. Mild rub through to a few spots at board edges. Solid and clean. VG- View more info