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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

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


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

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Anthony Adverse.

By: ALLEN, HERVEY.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Farrar and Rinehart: 1933

Seller ID: 8884

Condition: Very Good condition


Has many first edition points, with publisher's monogram on copyright; numerous typographical errors including Xaxier for Xavier p.352; ship for shop p.1086; found repeated p. 397. One volume edition printed on thin paper stock; 8vo; bound in half green leather and marbled paper over boards; two red leather spine panels; spine lettered & decorated in gilt. Green paper pastedowns and endpapers; verso of front endpaper with small label lower edge near hinge: "Viggo Nielsen, Bogbinder, V E J L E." Moderate rubbing to leather at edges; fading to spine leather with a some soil to lower rai... 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

Condition: Good Condition


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 Weekly for 1903 lists this title and B. W. Dodge. 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

Condition: Very Good condition


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 tanned; minor wear to ends of spine; occasional unopened pages.Including: Vols. 1-2. Sense and Sensibility; v. 3-4. ... 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

Condition: Fine condition


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

Condition: Very Good condition in Good jacket, with Mylar Wrap


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, came to literary prominence with her first novel, Young Man with a Horn, based on the life of cornet player Bix Beiderbecke, w... 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

Condition: Near Fine condition in Very Good jacket, in protective mylar wrap


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

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good or better jacket


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

Condition: Good Condition


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 unopened at top edge. Outer jacket with tanning at extremities, a down spine of 3", shorter splitting at bottom. Nicely p... View more info

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Aurifodina or, Adventures in the Gold Region, a fantastical '49er novel written by Cantell A. Bigley [G.W. Peck]. With a preface by James D. Hart, and collage illustrations by Burce Conner.

By: BIGLY, CANTELL A. (G.W. PECK).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1974

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8558

Condition: Fine condition


400 copies printed at the press of Andrew Hoyem. (104) pp., frontis; 8vo; black cloth; prospectus laid in. 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

Condition: Very Good condition


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

Condition: Very Good condition


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" spot bottom front edge. Tanning to endpapers at edges, but title and text pages exceptionally clean in a solid binding. 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

Condition: Very Good condition


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

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(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

Condition: Good condition


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 - but we've made reservations for next Friday night, Love, Kay and Ian." A note in red pen at bottom edge reads: "9-... View more info

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The First Lover and Other Stories.

By: BOYLE, KAY.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harrison Smith & Robert Haas: (1933)

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 8888

Condition: Good Condition in Good or better jacket in protective mylar.


249 pp.; 8vo; blue cloth lettered in gilt in dust jacket. Cloth with significant fading to spine ends, less marked at top and bottom edges. Dust jacket with some age toning; chips with loss at spine ends up to one inch at top; chip to bottom front edge. 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

Condition: Fine condition


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

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The Complete Novels. Including: Agnes Grey, Wuthering Heights, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, The Professor, Jane Eyre, Villette, and Shirley (7 vols., complete).

By: BRONTE, CHARLOTTE.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1991

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8738

Condition: Fine condition


Without Slipcase; 8vo; bound in green moire fabric; illustrated with wood engravings by George Tute, Simon Brett, Ian Stephen, Peter Forster, Harry Brockway, Peter Reddick and Howard Phipp. 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

Condition: Fair condition


(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 John Toland - in which war breaks out at a peace rally. 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

Condition: Very Good condition


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

The Ninth Wave.

By: Burdick, Eugene.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Houghton Mifflin: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5620

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


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