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The Adult Life of Toulouse Lautrec By Henri Toulouse Lautrec.

By: ACKER, KATHY.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (N. Y.), (TVRT Press): (1978)

Seller ID: 8292


201 pp.; 16mo; cover design by Laurie Jewell Wegman; drawings by William Wegman.Offset printed artist's book, chapters include: The case of the murdered twerp; Longing for better things; The desperation of the poor; The creation of the world; How love can lead youngsters to murder; The future; The Life of Johnny Rocco. View more info

By the Sea, By the Sea . . .

By: Albee, George Sumner.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Simon & Schuster: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5306


8vo; cloth in illustrated white jacket with light soil, minor wear at top corners. View more info

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The Californians.

By: Atherton, Gertrude.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., B. W. Dodge: no date (c. 1903?)

Edition: 'Special Limited Edition'

Seller ID: 7299


No limitation notice; 351 pp., pubs. ads; 8vo; blue cloth lettered in white. Cover with moderate rubbing & soil, mostly to spine, with spine lettering effaced; spine slightly cocked; bookplate on front endpaper; moderate tanning to endpapers & pastedowns; area of red offset to cloth back cover along spine, and lower corner near spine. The first edition was published by John Lane, 1898. This edition, not found on World Cat, appears to be very scarce. Publisher's W... View more info

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The Novels of Jane Austen. (In Ten Volumes).

By: Austen, Jane.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Philadelphia, Frank S. Holby: 1906

Edition: The Old Manor House Edition

Seller ID: 7717


No. 956 of 1000 numbered & registered copies. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson. Introduction by Prof. William Lyon Phelps. Color plates by C.E. & H.M. Brock. 8vo; brick red cloth, paper spine labels. All volumes with color frontis & 2 color plates, all with tissue guards. Volume 1 with unsigned portrait of Austen, "said to have been painted when she was on a visit to Bath, at age 15 by Johann Zoffany," according to the caption printed in red on the tissue guard. Paper labels... View more info

Mother of Felipe and Other Early Stories. Collected and edited by Franklin Walker.

By: Austin, Mary.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], The Book Club of California: 1950

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2822


400 copies, with decorations by Cas Duchow, printed by Anderson & Ritchie, The Ward Ritchie Press. 141 pp.; sq. 8vo; gilt stamped black cloth back, checkered paper over boards. View more info

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Trio (with two page copy of a t.l.s. by the author to fellow writer Janet Lewis).

By: BAKER, DOROTHY.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8266


8vo; green cloth in dust jacket. Offset tanning from a clipped newspaper caricature of Baker regarding the novel affecting page opposite half-title, verso of half-title, and title page; light soil and wear top edges. Jacket with chips and creases top edge; loss at spine top and top leading corners. Publishers printed, "With the Compliments of the Author" card was paper clipped to top of front endpaper leaving imprint of clip, now laid in.Dorothy Baker, ca... View more info

The Small Back Room.

By: Balchin, Nigel.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Houghton Mifflin: 1945

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 4921


216 pp.; 8vo; cloth in pictorial black dust jacket. Touch of wear at points of bottom edge; moderate wear to jacket at extremities. View more info

The Married Land.

By: Bell, Charles G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 3359


8vo; cloth in price clipped dust jacket. Very minor wear to jacket at top of spine and corners with a thin light vertical scrape to front. View more info

L' homme qui etait trop grand.

By: Benoit. Pierre, and Claude Farrére.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Les Editions de France: no date (c. 1933)

Seller ID: 5335


8vo; illustrated white wrappers, covered in a gray advertising jacket printed on both sides in blue & black. Ads include Albin Michel, Librairie Havraise, Benedictine Liquer, Larousse, Sevres. In addition there is a book mark of black card stock with gold illustration for Draeger on one side showing a 'bottle' with legs, head and hands, and a corkscrew cane. The other side also in gold on black with graphic lettering for Nicolas. Overall browning to text pages which are ... View more info

Winston of the Prairie.

By: Bindloss, Harold.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset & Dunlap: 1908

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 5558


340 pp., ads; color frontis by Herbert Dunton; 8vo; purple cloth with frontis illustration used for paste-down cover label. Moderate fading & wear to covers, including fading to cover illus. at edge; tanning to endpapers, else a solid copy. View more info

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Marie Stuart', Reyne d' Escosse, Nouvelle Historique.

By: Boisguilbert, Pierre le Pesant de.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Paris, Louis Billaine: 1675

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5148


3 parts in 1; 234, 239, 428 pp.; 12mo; original polished tan calf; crown over decorative design stamped in gilt front cover; letters & decorations stamped in gilt on spine in six compartments with titles on red & brown leather labels; marbled pastesdowns, endpapers, and edges. Rubbing and moderate wear at edges and spine with minute loss at crown; joints appear to have had some expert repair in the past; title gilt on third panel for the most part effaced; dark "burned" ... View more info

The Delicate Prey and other stories.

By: Bowles, Paul.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.Y., Signet: 1952

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 3556


192 pp.; illustrated wrappers. Minor wear to spine at edges; moderate even tanning to pages, slightly more at edges. View more info

Image for (Three Titles) Avalanche (inscribed with holograph note signed); Gentlemen, I Address You Privately; Plagued by the Nightingale.

(Three Titles) Avalanche (inscribed with holograph note signed); Gentlemen, I Address You Privately; Plagued by the Nightingale.

By: BOYLE, KAY.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster; Southern Illinois University Press; Capra Press: 1944, 1966, 1991

Seller ID: 8396


8vo; cloth in dust jackets. Avalanche with bumped corners and some mild rubbing to spine, in price-clipped jacket with wear at corners, closed tear, soil back cover. The other titles in fine condition. Avalanche inscribed by the author in pen on front endpaper "October, 1978, Love and admiration to Israel - Kay, San Francisco." The note also in pen on a scrap from a theater handbill or program, " dear Irving, We are very disappointed - house sold out... View more info

An Unfortunate Woman, A Journey.

By: Brautigan, Richard.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2000

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proofs

Seller ID: 7961


110 pp.; 8vo; glossy red & white wraps.Completed prior to his 1984 suicide, the author's last unpublished novel. View more info

Peace - At Any Price.

By: Browne, Porter Emerson.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Appleton and Co.: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7960


(70) pp., frontis; 12mo; gray boards; illustrated cover label & frontis and 5 text illustrations by Peter Newell. Boards rubbed and worn at corners with a 2" repaired split lower front joint; moderate soil to covers and some thumbing of blank opposite first text page (7); repair to hinge at frontis & title; ownership signature in purple rear endpaper. Bit of a beater but a firm reading copy thus.A short piece by the playwright, and mentor to the historian Joh... View more info

Play This Love With Me.

By: Bryant, Baird.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Traveller's Companion, Inc. in assoc. with Olympia Press: 1967

Seller ID: 5153


TC-203 in the Traverller's Comapanion Series. Mass market paperback; green wrappers; bookseller label inside top front edge for C. J. Scheiner Books; moderate tanning to inside wraps and endpapers, else a sharp copy. View more info

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Life & Death in the Charity Ward.

By: BUKOWSKI, CHARLES.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (London), London Magazine Editions: 1974

Edition: 1st U. K. Edition

Seller ID: 8296


205 pp.; 8vo; photo-illustrated coated paper over boards, in photo-illustrated jacket. Book appears to have been opened roughly at first stressing the hinge at page 7 with first gathering sprung a bit forward; or a slight binding flaw. Else a clean copy. View more info

The Ninth Wave.

By: Burdick, Eugene.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Houghton Mifflin: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5620


8vo; green cloth in blue dust jacket with chips & creases at spine ends and a bit on edges & corners; light soil to white back panel. View more info

Image for Roosevelt After the Inauguration, and Other Atrocities.

Roosevelt After the Inauguration, and Other Atrocities.

By: BURROUGHS, WILLIAM S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, City Lights: (1979)

Seller ID: 8304


54 pp.; 12mo; white wrappers. Crease at spine. View more info

The Land of Plenty.

By: Cantwell, Robert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Carbondale, London, Southern Illinois University Press, Fefer & Simons, Inc.: 1971

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 4484


8vo; red cloth in dust jacket. Preface by Harry T. Moore. Minor sprinkle of foxing top & foredge.Part of the Crosscurrents / Modern Fiction series. A reprinting of one of the most graphically exciting novels of the thirties. View more info