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Ray Bradbury Review.

By: (BRADBURY, RAY). WILLIAM E. NOLAN, ED.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Diego, The Ray Bradbury Review: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8545

Condition: Very Good condition


63 pp.; stapled, illustrated black & white wrappers; vignettes, drawings, including a full page illustration for Bradbury's, Time Intervening. Chips and creases to wraps at corners; soil to white back cover. View more info

Perseus and His Philosophies. (Inscribed by the author to his mother).

By: (Howard, Charles F.).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Saunders and Otley: 1852

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6723

Condition: Fair


267 pp.; 8vo; patterned green cloth lettered in gilt. Splitting and wear through along joints, but firm, likely repaired; hinges somewhat roughly repaired; signatures sprung; page 263 with closed 3 inch slice at bottom leading corner slightly into text block; scattered foxing lower margins p. 262 on. Ownership name top leading corner front pastedown [R. McMurray, Manchester]; also written in pencil top margin of title page. Inscribed " To My Mother, from her ever affectionate son, 30 June 1851, The Author." Holding together as serviceable example of a scarce title, and after all his... View more info

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The Portfolio. View of St. Bride's Church, and the Ruins Caused by the Recent Fires in Fleet Street. No. XCVIII [or No. 113 of Vol. IV]; Saturday, Dec. 11, 1824.

By: (JOURNAL).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, William Charlton Wright.: 1824

Seller ID: 8971

Condition: Good Condition


(15 pp.) from continuous p. 209-224; 8vo; cover illustration. Perfect bound into later blud card covers with owner's cover label in pen, View of St. Bride's Church. Cover and text, occassional light foxing. View more info

Mark Twain's Sojourn in Tuolumne County, California. Genesis of a Literary Giant.

By: (Mark Twain).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sonora, CA, Tuolumne County Historical Society: 1987

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 8082

Condition: Near Fine condition


162 pp.; 8vo; pictorial yellow wrappers. Illustrated with photographs and other reproductions. A few faint spots of soil. View more info

The Hermit in York: a series of essays on a variety of subjects.

By: (Sidney, Philip F.).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hull, Printed for Rich. Allanson, sold by J. Craggs: (1823)

Seller ID: 7470

Condition: Good condition


(i), title, (ii) advertisement,129 pp., 16mo; original printed paper over boards, spine repaired with later paper backstrip; later catalogue description label on front pastedown; covers soiled; hinges probably repaired, holding very firm.The Essays were composed for the Yorkshire Gazette and published in the columns of that journal. View more info

STANFORD SHORT STORIES NINETEEN FORTY-NINE.

By: (Stegner, Wallace) Ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, California, Stanford Univ. Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 95

Condition: Near Fine in Good dj, in Mylar Wrap


8vo. Beige cloth in chipped & lightly soiled dust jacket. View more info

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Correspondance Avec Elie et Florence Halevy.

By: ALAIN.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gallimard: 1958

Seller ID: 8777

Condition: Good Condition


467 pp.; 8vo; wrappers; one plate with photographs of Alain & Elie Halevy. Light foxing, tanning and soil to covers; half-inch loss at foot of spine.Text in French. View more info

To Be In England, An American literary man's personal view of the England he found while exploring its literary sites. Together with, Victorian Studies in Scarlet, murders and manners in the age of Victoria.

By: Altick, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1969, 1970

Seller ID: 6284

Condition: Good condition in very good jackets in protective mylar


Two separate volumes; 8vo; cloth in dust jackets. Moderate foxing to top edges, else solid, clean reading copies. View more info

The Enchanted Galleon.

By: Anderson, David.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Privately Printed: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5725

Condition: Near Fine condition


No. 33 of 60 copies printed. 18 pp.; tall quarto; gray cloth; printed green paper cover label; without slipcase. Frontispiece of the Stevenson Monument by Ansel Adams, pencil signed lower right corner. Frontis has the usual hotizontal shadows of offset from facing, printed page. Faint scattered flecks of soil to cover; hint of darkening to spine.The colophon states: "This book was privately printed for Garfield D. Merner and is didicated by him to Flodden W. Heron in apperciation of a Stevenson Night given by Mr. Heron before the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco. It was printed by C... View more info

Njal's Saga.

By: Bayerschmidt, Carl F., and Lee M. Hollander, translators.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., New York University Press: 1955

Seller ID: 4224

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


389 pp., including extensive notes; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket with chips & short closed tears at extremities, fading to spine.The best known and best loved of the medieval Icelandic sagas. View more info

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Sir Walter Scott : 1882-1932, A Centenary Address; A Forgotten Antiquary.

By: BUCHAN, JOHN; WILLIAM C. VAN ANTWERP.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1932

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8922

Condition: Near Fine condition


300 copies printed by Johnck & Seeger. 8 & 27 pp.; bound in green paper over boards and half morocco back, spine lettered in gilt; facsimile of Walter Scott manuscript page tipped-in; three plate illustrations including a portrait of Joseph Train from a silhoutte, photographs of shoes worn by Scott and the Train Memorial Tablet. Toning to paste-downs near hinges from binding glue, hint of fading to spine.The Antiquary being Joseph Train, collector of Scottish ballads, poems, etc., and longtime correspondent with Scott. View more info

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Lovely Reason, A Story to Dispel Dull Care. [Inscribed by the author].

By: CHAMBERLAIN, GEORGE AGNEW .

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mexico City, Privately Printed for the Author by Bland Bros.: 1918

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8978

Condition: Good Condition


No. 199 of 205 copies; 81pp; 8vo; coarse beige cloth over flexible boards; cloth untrimmed at edges leaving a fluffy fringe. Inscribed by the author: "A reminder of the days of, Magnums, from, George Agnew Chamberlain to Hildegarde Hawthorne." Cloth soiled and tanned. View more info

Open Confession. To a Man from a Woman.

By: Corelli, Marie.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., George H. Doran: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6277

Condition: Good Condition


190 pp.; 8vo; blue cloth lettered in gilt. Cloth with moderate soil & wear, light blotching to cover.The author's posthumous 'confession' regarding ideal love and its denial as a result of her unrequited love for the artist Arthur Severn. View more info

Ars Recte Vivendi. Being Essays Contributed to "The Easy Chair"

By: Curtis, George William.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y. & London, Harper & Bros.: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7289

Condition: Very Good condition


8vo; green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Front cover cloth just a bit mottled. View more info

Un Negre a Paris.

By: Dadie, Bernard B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris, Presence Africaine: 1984

Seller ID: 3720

Condition: Fine condition


12mo; orange wrappers. Text in French.Bernard Binlin Dadié (or sometimes Bernard Dadie) (born 1916 near Abidjan) is a prolific Ivorian novelist, playwright, poet, and ex-administrator. Among many other senior positions, starting in 1957, he held the post of Minister of Culture in the government of Côte d'Ivoire from 1977 to 1986. [Wikipedia] View more info

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2 Items: The Selected Writings of De Sade, together with, The Marquis de Sade, a definative biography.

By: De Sade, Gilbert Lely.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., British Book Center / Grove Press: 1954-62

Seller ID: 7449

Condition: Very Good condition in Very Good jackets, in mylar wraps


8vo; cloth in dust jackets. Selected writings with tanning to text pages; both jackets with moderate wear at corners. View more info

Living By Fiction.

By: Dillard, Annie.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1345

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


8vo; cloth in dust jacket with light soil; light wear at extremities. View more info

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A Leaf from the Yellow Book. The Correspondence of George Egerton, edited by Terence De Vere White.

By: Egerton, George.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Richards Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4134

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


184 pp.; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket with scattered spots of foxing and two damp splotches near lower spine. Light offset to endpapers. View more info

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The Noble Savage, A Study in Romantic Naturalism.

By: FAIRCHILD, HOXIE NEALE.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Columbia University Press: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8301

Condition: Very Good condition


535 pp.; red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Light wear to cover at corners. View more info

Faust. Eine Tragödie. Beide Theile in Einem Bande.

By: Goethe.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Cotta: 1859

Seller ID: 7650

Condition: Very Good or better condition


Text in German. 460 pp.; 12 mo; bound in modern black half-morocco & marbled green paper over boards; spine lettered & decorated in gilt in four panels with raised bands. Hinge at title page reinforced with white tape; faint owner's signature under title dated 1860. Imperfect stamping of 'Goethe' on spine, looks a bit smudged. View more info