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Dos Passos; A Life

By: Carr, Virginia Spencer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23245

ISBN: 0385129645

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 624 pages; Inscribed very warmly on the title page to Jere Real and dated 23 April, 1985. The inscription thanks Real for bringing her to Lynchburg in 1984 as a guest and helping her to become the Thornton Writer in Residence for 1985. 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. Soundly bound and clean with mild shelf/handling rub to corners and spine ends. Dust jacket stressed and crimped at sp... View more info

The Phantom Filly

By: Chamberlain, George Agnew

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Bobbs Merrill: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27882

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages; Signed by Chamberlain on the front endpage and dated 1/42 Lloyd’s Landing Quinton NJ. Soundly bound in original light green cloth; binding slightly cocked in the spine. Cloth a bit usnned and fading at spine with flecks of lighter mottling to the cover boards Endpaper pastedowns exhibit the toning almost ubiquitous in the books published 30’s to 40’s from the binder’s glue used. A solid if somewhat drab copy of the 1st edition, not often seen in signed copies. G++; Signed by Author View more info

Sad Jazz

By: Chandler, Tom

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lincoln, RI, Table Rock Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38332

ISBN: 0972686908

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages; Inscribed to a fellow poet and signed by the author on the title page. Just mild shelf evidence to jacket at edges. Solid fresh and neat. VG++/VG++; Signed by Author View more info

Piloting, Seamanship and Small Boat Handling A Practical Treatise Dealing with Those Branches of Motor Boating with Which Every Yachtsman Should be Familiar

By: Chapman, Charles F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Motor Boating: 1948

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31723

Condition: Good+


Photographs, diagrams; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 412 pages; Oversize HC in original blue cloth with title lettering in silver to cover and spine. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front endpage, dated 1948. Cloth at spine a bit toned with mild dulling of the silver spine lettering. Cloth crimped at spine ends with trace fraying. Just a little shaken in the spine. Contents clean and neat; profusely illustrated from photographs, diagrams and drawings. Signed by author. G++ to VG-; Signed by Author View more info

Recipe for a Magic Childhood

By: Chase, Mary Ellen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27517

Condition: Good+


Toned woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 22 pages; Small format HC in patterned paper covered boards; 1st edition in book form after an initial print appearance in a 1951 issue of The Ladies Home Journal. Inscribed and signed by Chase on the title page. Soundly bound clean copy but with damp or spill evidence - a mild wave to the page stock as well as a superficial wash of the colors of the patterned print to the paper covered boards. Spine is a bit shelf cocked; the signature and inscription on the title page have a light fade/bleed from the damp exposure. Decent and certainly not unattrac... View more info

The Affair; A Jack Reacher Novel

By: Child, Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38949

ISBN: 0385344325

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 405 pages; 1st printing. HC/DJ. Inscribed and signed by Child on the title page. Bright, snug and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $28 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to jacket edges. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Never Go Back; [Enigmatic Authorial Inscription - Signed]

By: Child, Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38950

ISBN: 0385344341

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 416 pages; 1st printing. Enigmatic authorial inscription top edge of title page - "Reacher - Susan Turner is your Irene Adler" [Holmes reference]. Signed by Child to the bottom edge of the same page. Bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $28 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Nothing to Lose [SIGNED - with Inscription]

By: Child, Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38951

ISBN: 0385340567

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 407 pages; 1st printing. Author's topical inscription top edge of title page - "To Steve - Reacher did nothing" and signed by Child along the bottom edge of the same page. Snugly bound and neat in crisp edged and bright pictorial dust jacket with $27 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Prior owner's ink stamp bookplate to front flyleaf. Trace shelf evidence to jacket edges. VG++/VG++ or better; Signed by Author View more info

Worth Dying For [SIGNED - with inscription]

By: Child, Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38952

ISBN: 0385344317

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 384 pages; 1st printing. Authorial inscription to front endpage - "To Steve - It's worth reading, and it's worth dying for!" and signed by Child along the bottom edge of the same page. Snugly bound and very neat, with just trace shelf evidence to jacket edges which retains publisher's $28 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. 2010 invoice from B&N 17th St NYC presumably site of the signing. NF/VG++; Signed by Author View more info

Personal [SIGNED - with inscription]

By: Child, Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38953

ISBN: 0804178747

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 368 pages; 1st printing. Authorial inscription to front endpage - "To Steve - Reacher said nothing ..." and signed by Child along the bottom edge of the same page. Snugly bound and neat, with just trace shelf evidence to jacket edges which retains publisher's $28 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. VG++/NF; Signed by Author View more info

As If; Poems New and Selected

By: Ciardi, John

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers U. Press: 1955

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22063

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 143 pages; Signed by Ciardi on the front flyleaf along with a warm personal and again signed inscription to the same page. Square, snug and neat in original title-lettered dust jacket. Light general toning to the pagestock. Just a hint og shelf rub to the cloth at the tips and spine ends. Dust jacket lightly toned. Very mild rub to the jacket edges, with a few tiny nicks. Mild shelf soiling to the whites of the jacket's rear panel. NF/VG++; Signed by Author View more info

Battle Ready

By: Clancy, Tom

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29817

ISBN: 0399151761

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Study in Command; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 464 pages; 1st printing with complete 1-10 # code on copyright and publisher's original $28.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Signed without inscription by both Clancy and Zinni on the half-title page. Book is tightly bound and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. F/F; Signed by All Authors View more info

Stones

By: Clark, Tom and Joe Brainard (Jacket Art)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25548

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 71 pages; 1st edition, stated. Bright, tight and fresh in a uniformly bright and crispe edged pictorial dust jacket from a design by Joe Brainard. Publisher's $4.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Laid in at front is a clipped page signed by Clark, with bibliographic entry on the verso suggesting it is from a much later title of a signed limited edition. Just a whisper of shelf rub to jacket at edges. A lovely copy. F/NF; Signed by Author View more info

An Invitation To The White House At Home With History

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32751

ISBN: 0684857995

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Photographs; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 324 pages; [SIGNED] 2000 Simon & Schuster. Oversize, square format HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing with complete 1-10 # line on the copyright page. Hillary Rodham Clinton's signature to the blank front free endpage in thin line black marker. Tightly bound, fresh and exceptionally neat with crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket retaining the publisher #35 issue price to the unclipped front flap. Cery handsome and well preserved copy. Signed by the former 1st Lady, Secretary of State and winner of the popular vote in the 201... View more info

Rose Demonics, 1936-1966. (Chosen by Stephen Wiest)

By: Coleman, Elliott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Linden Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24831

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 pages; Inscribed by the author to fellow poet, Sanford Pinsker. Mild tanning to cream colored wraps along the spine edge. Laid in is a folded leaf both in mimeo and type, a bibliography of Coleman's works dated 1968. Lacks any errata slip. Neat and clean. VG; Signed by Author View more info

The Harem and Other Poems

By: Coll, Aloysius

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Richard G. Badger: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 34628

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages; Inscribed and signed by the author on a blank following the title page. The author has penned 2 couplets of "verse" in his inscription, dated in Dec 1904 and numbered it "3 of the author's personal edition." Soundly bound in original ribbed red cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Superficial shelf soiling to upper board. Solid and neat. VG+; Signed by Author View more info

Aimless Love; New and Selected Poems

By: Collins, Billy

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2013

Edition: Sixth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38707

ISBN: 0679644059

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; HC/DJ 6th printing. Inscribed and signed by Collins on the title page to Carmine Saracino, poet and host of the visiting poetry guests at Elizabethtown College, dated 2014. Bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Tell Me Everything

By: Coman, Carolyn

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17890

ISBN: 0374373906

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in immaculate DJ. Very warmly inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page. F/F; Signed by Author View more info

Losing Things at Mr. Mudd's

By: Coman, Carolyn & Lance Hidy (Illust. )

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 23476

ISBN: 0374346577

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; A most unusual signed and inscribed copy of the 1st printing in immaculate condition. Inscribed on the dedication page and signed by both Carolyn Coman and Lance Hidy as well as their daugter Anna, whom it might be assumed is the the girl in the story. It is also inscribed and signed by "Mr Mudd and Louis" with each in turn signing both of their names. The book is dedicated to Anna, Louis and Monty (presumably Mr. Mudd of the story). The inscriptions are addressed to a couple who became friends with the authors and whom it is said in the inscription fi... View more info

Body and Soul; Ten American Women

By: Coman, Carolyn and Judy Dater (Photogrpahy) and Lance Hidy (Designer)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Hill and Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17997

ISBN: 0940595133

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 134 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by author, Coman, photographer, Dater, and book's designer, Lance Hidy. Handsome copy of an impressively produced book. F/F. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author View more info