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A Common Room; Essays 1954 - 1987

By: Price, Reynolds

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23244

ISBN: 0689119488

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 352 pages; Signed by Price on the title page. Bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket with $23.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. From the collection of signed 1st editions belonging to Jere Real. Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. Splendid copy. F/F; Signed by Author View more info

The Candles of Your Eyes And Thirteen Other Stories

By: Purdy, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22999

ISBN: 1555840663

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; Inscribed by Purdy on the title page to Jere Real, with a short note of appreciation signed James and with a full signature above the inscription adjacent to his printed name. Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. Crisp fresh copy in uniformly bright and crisp edged dust jacket with $14.95 issue price on unclipped front flap. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

I Am Elijah Thrush

By: Purdy, James

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23009

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages; Signed by Purdy on the title page and inscribed by him on the facing verso to Jere Real. Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. Bright, snug and very neat in a crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $4.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Trace shelf evidence to jacket edges. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

The House of the Solitary Maggot

By: Purdy, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23012

ISBN: 0385044135

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 360 pages; Signed by Purdy on the title page and inscribed by him on the facing verso to Jere Real. Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. Square snug and neat in uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $7.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Light shelf rub to jacket at spine ends and tips. NF/VG+; Signed by Author View more info

Eustace Chisholm and the Works

By: Purdy, James

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23013

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages; Inscribed by Purdy on the author catalog page to Jere Real and signed "James". Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. Snug, bright and very neat copy in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $5.95 issue price on unclipped front flap. Publisher's red topstain is vivid and uniform. Spine just very slightly cocked; otherwise lovely. Infrequently seen in signed examples. NF... View more info

Garments the Living Wear

By: Purdy, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: City Lights Publishers and Booksellers: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23115

ISBN: 0872862399

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; Trade paperback issued simultaneously with a hardcover edition. Inscribed and signed twice by Purdy on the title page to Jere Real. Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. Signed by Purdy above his printed name on the title page and warmly inscribed and signed James near the center of the same page. Bright fresh copy with just a whisper of shelf evidence to cover edges. NF View more info

Sunshine is an Only Child

By: Purdy, James

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Aloe Editions: 1973

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26863

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; One of a limited edition of 176 total copies. This copy signed by Purdy on the colophon, not numbered and out of sequence. One of the 150 copies after 26 lettered copies. Bright and clean in original flap fold wraps. Light shelf rub to covers at corner; trace sunning to spine edge. Designed and printed by Ronald Gordon at the Oliphant Press. VG++ to NF; Signed by Author View more info

Lake Michigan ; The American Lakes Series

By: Quaife, Milo M

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35865

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Plates and pictorial map endpages; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages; Signed by the author on a special pictorial leaf provided by the publisher. Page has a pictorial desing froming a garland in the center of which Quaife has signed. This leaf is tipped in between flyleaf and hald-title page. Snugly bound and neat in original wraparound, color pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $3.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Light shelf rubbing and several small nicks and short closed tears at jacket edges; light sunning to jacket spine. Illustrated with b&w plates and color picto... View more info

[signed] Playbill [program] : "Anthony Quinn Starring in Parts of a Lifetime" Academy of Music; Sunday Novemeber 8, 1992

By: Quinn, Anthony and Andrew Grossman (Producer) and John Springer

Price: $69.50

Publisher: New York and Philadelphia, Playbill: 1992

Seller ID: 27451

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; 1992 Playbill Program for a one performance show featuring Anthony Quinn in a retrospective presentation and dramatic reading entitled "Parts of a Lifetime" performed at the Academy of Music on Nov 8, 1992. Signed by Quinn to the cover of the program. Performance included film excerpts, poems read by Quinn, on stage interviews etc. Includes notes and essay by John Springer,. Philadelphia area ads etc. Publisher's mild miscut to the top edge of the program has left a slightly furred edge at top. Light horizontal stress crease across the program from ... View more info

Bolero, Pour Orchestre. Partition D'Orchestre. [Association Signature - Jazz Composer, Kenyon Hopkins]

By: Ravel, Maurice

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris & Philadelphia, Durand Et. C. : Elkan-Vogel: 1929

Seller ID: 33257

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 66 pages; SIGNED by American Jazz composer, Kenyon Hopkins] 1929 Durand Et. C. : Elkan-Vogel. In title lettered, card stock covers. Sewn binding with wraps laid over. Covers toned and shelf soiled with furring and rubbing to spine edge of wraps; judicious archival mending with japanes tissue tape to partial tearing to paper at spine ends. Contents sound and complete. From the collection of important American Jazz composer - Kenyon Hopkins, with his manuscript note of ownership on the front cover. His brief pencil notations regarding the addition of 35 strings with a ... View more info

Woman's World

By: Rawle, Graham

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 34521

ISBN: 1843543672

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 437 pages; 1st edition. Signed by Rawle on the title page and dated 2007. Snugly bound and neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with 15.99 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just a touch of superficial shelf evidence to cover edges. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

One for Sorrow; A John the Eunuch Mystery

By: Reed, Mary and Eric Mayer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ, Poisoned Pen Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17892

ISBN: 1890208191

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 292 pages; A snug, fresh copy in immaculate dust jacket. Tiny spot stain to front edge; perhaps read once. Signed by authors to the title page. NF/F; Signed by All Authors View more info

Master of the Return

By: Reich, Tova

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 0118W248182

ISBN: 015157880X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


(Signed) 1988 Harcourt Brace HC/DJ 1st ed., so stated. Review copy material laid in. Inscribed by the author and dated 1989. Crisp, firm and neat in bright fresh dj. One pg crnr crsd else fine. F-/F; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; Review copy material laid in. Inscribed by the author and dated 1989. Bright, snug and neat in clean, fresh DJ. One page corner creased; no marks. Usual/expected light toning to page stock. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Navajo Shepherd and Weaver

By: Reichard, Gladys A.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, J. J. Augustin: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28313

Condition: Good


Photographs on glossy plates; diagrams in-text; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 222 pages; Bound in original heavy burlap covered boards with titles stamped in rust red to cover. Notoriously fragile binding material has lost the entire length of the cloth over the spine. Joints till sound but binder's glue showing the whole length of spine. Signed by Reichard under the photographic frontispiece. Contents soundly bound with expected light toning to page stock. Illustrated with photos printed on glossy stock plates and weaving diagrams reproduced in text. Binding cloth dmamaged with loss but o... View more info

Brother Juniper's Bread Book; Slow Rise As Method and Metaphor

By: Reinhart, Peter

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Reading, MA, Addison-Wesley: 1991

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17278

ISBN: 0201570769

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Brief "recipe correction" note penned to back endpage. Warmly inscribed to the front endpage by author and dated 1992. Handsome copy; uncommon in condition. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

A Cartoon History of Texas

By: Reynolds, Patrick M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Plano, TX, Republic of Texas Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38544

ISBN: 1556227809

Condition: Near Fine


B&W drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages; Signed by Reynolds on the title page. Trade sized paperback is tightly bound and exceptionally fresh; bright and crisp. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to covers. Feels and appears unread and about as new. NF; Signed by Author View more info

Illustrated Texas Lore, Volumes 1-12 [Complete] in 2 Slip Cases

By: Reynolds, Patrick M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Willow Street, PA, The Red Rose Studio: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38553

Condition: Near Fine


4to 11" - 13" tall; 325 pages; The Red Rose Studio. Volumes 1-12 complete in two publisher issued pictorial slipcases. Signed by thauthor to the exterior of each slipcase and to the title page of each book, except for Vol 5. Vols 1-4 are gathered together in one book as are vols 11 & 12. All other volumes in single issue format. Uniformly bright and fresh. Just trace shelf evidence to slipcases. NF in NF slipcase. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author View more info

Philosophie der Endlichkeit Als Spiegel des Gegenwart

By: Rintelen, Fritz Joachim Von

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meisenheim, Anton Hain: 1951

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Alibris.0001270

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 490 pages; HC. Signed by author. Retired from academic library. Original green cloth with gilt titles to cover and spine. Inscribed by author on front endpage. Mild library indications-including call label at spine, bookplate on pastedown and card holder and return sheet on rear endpage. Clean, neat text isunmarked. Binding sound. Just light general shelf evidence. G+; Signed by Author View more info

Gulp Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

By: Roach, Mary

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2013

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 33416

ISBN: 0393081575

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 352 pages; 1st printing. Superb unread copy in immaculate dust jacket. Entirely as new. Signed by Roach on the title page. From the collection of Norton's mid-Atalantic sales representative. F/F View more info

Too Cool to be Forgotten

By: Robinson, Alex

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marietta, GA, Top Shelf Productions: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32255

ISBN: 1891830988

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


graphic panels; drawing; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; [SIGNED] 2008. Top Shelf Productions. HC in original glossy color illustrated boards. 1st edition. Signed with a large ink drawing and inscription dated 2008 by the author. Boards lightly bumped at lower corner; mild shelf rub base of spine. Issued without dust jacket. VG to VG+; Signed by Author View more info