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Ray Bradbury Review.


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

Image for 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.

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.


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

Image for The San Francisco of Robert Louis Stevenson.  The San Francisco Westerners, Argonaut, Number Eight, February 1980.

The San Francisco of Robert Louis Stevenson. The San Francisco Westerners, Argonaut, Number Eight, February 1980.


Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, San Francisco Corrall of the Westerners: 1980

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 9218

Condition: Near Fine condition

(29) pp., including inside back cover; 12mo; stapled, printed white wrappers with moderate tanning to extremities. Frontis; vignettes from engravings atop each page. Reprinted to honor the Centennial of Robert Louis Stevensons visit to San Francisco, as presented by Dr. Albert Shumate, February 26, 1980. Printed by John F. Hard, Clamprinter. 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


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.


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

Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, in eight volumes, complete.


Price: $500.00

Publisher: N.Y., Selmar Hess: 1896,1902

Seller ID: 9292

Condition: Near Fine condition

8 vols.; volume 1 only 1896, the others 1902; 4to; half brown leather, and pebbled cloth; covers and spines lettered and decorated in gilt; raised bands; all edges red. Each volume with frontis; full page plates with tissue guards printed in red including titles, and lengthy quotations and descriptions. Hundreds of ilustrations including photogravures, etchings, wood engravings and typogravures. A marvelous showcase of the artists and book Illustrators of the day including: Madeleine Lemaire, Gerard, Emile Teschenforff, Gustave Doré, Sir Everett Millais, Howard Pyle, Frederick Barnard, E. A. ... View more info

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Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Books: (1999)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9244

ISBN: 0943485029

Condition: Fine condition

132 pp.; 8vo; purple wrappers.An anthology of unpublished voices, stories in progress. View more info

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


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

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

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


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

Caffeine, poetryfictionartfriction, issue ten, second AnniversAry issue [cover title].


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Woodland Hills, CA, Hot Water Press: 1994

Seller ID: 9233

Condition: Fine condition

Magazine: 79 pp.; 4to; stapled, illustrated black wrappers; photographs, ads. 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