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The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein [SIGNED]

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048524

ISBN: 0701182954

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Text block edges mildly tanned, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. 296 pp. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Families and Survivors

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042214

ISBN: 039449167X

Condition: Fine


Burgundy-brown cloth, lettered in gold foil, top text block edge stained blue. "Property of R. R. Bowker Co. Not To Be Sold" stamp on front flyleaf (this copy sent as review copy), otherwise essentially as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows minor toning along spine panel and a bit of rubbing along top rear edge, now in mylar. Stated first edition. 211 pp. View more info

Pink Magic [SIGNED]

By: Adams, D. R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Akashic Books: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048212

Condition: As New


SIGNED LIMITED. Booklet, stiff color pictorial wraps. As issued. No. 637 of an edition limited to 1,250 copies. Signed by author in black sharpee on front cover, full signature, no inscription or date. 30 pp. View more info

Harbor [SIGNED]

By: Adams, Lorraine

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048320

ISBN: 140004233X

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Dark green and light brown paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows two faint ink marks on front panel, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. Stated 1st ed. 294 pp. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

The Outlander [SIGNED]

By: Adamson, Gil

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Ecco-HarperCollins: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048442

ISBN: 006149125X

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Off-white paper covered boards, lettered in red foil. Text block edges mildly tanned, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 390 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

The Spectator: A New Edition, with Biographical Notices of the Contributors [Complete in One Volume]

By: Addison, Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Printed for H. Washbourne & Co.: 1855

Seller ID: 028235

Condition: Near Fine


Original edition, rebound in brown buckram, lettered in gilt, retaining original marbled text block edges. Slight shelf wear, rear board slightly warped with mild dried residue spotting on rear cover near fore-edge, endpapers somewhat age-toned. xxxii,722 pp., frontis. portrait engraving of Addison. Condition reflects overall presentation of volume, not factoring in rebound status. Sturdy reference copy. View more info

The Spectator - Complete in Two Volumes [Vol. I + II]

By: Addison, Joseph

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, H. S. and J. Applegate and Co.: 1851

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033906

Condition: VG+


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in black 1/2 morocco, dark brown pebbled cloth, with gilt borders, spine panel lettered and decorated in gilt with 5 raised bands. Modest shelf wear, covers showing mild surface rubbing and mild soiling to upper portions, corners and spine extremities showing rubbing with surface loss. Firm bindings, interiors showing scattered foxing typical of age/issue, generally light. Vintage blue pencil price on Vol. I front pastedown from Leary's, Philadelphia; pencil annotations on final page of text in Vol. I and both rear pastedowns. Vol. I lacking fro... View more info

The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers [The de Coverley Papers]

By: Addison, Joseph, Richard Steele, and Eustace Budgell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004814

Condition: Fine


xxviii + 198 pp., illus., brown-burgundy cloth, slipcased. As issued. Slipcase shows moderate shelf wear, approx. 50% of top panel lacking. From "The Spectator," London, 1711-1712. Prefatory notes by Wm. Makepeace Thackeray. View more info

The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers [The de Coverley Papers]

By: Addison, Joseph, Richard Steele, and Eustace Budgell

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006272

Condition: Near Fine


xxviii + 198 pp., illus., brown-burgundy cloth. Lacks original publisher's slipcase. From "The Spectator," London, 1711-1712. Prefatory notes by Wm. Makepeace Thackeray. Cloth at lower back strip slightly darkened where a call label has been removed; rear endpapers show very slight residue where circulation apparatus has been removed; no other library marks. View more info

Florestane the Troubadour: A Mediaeval Romance of Southern France

By: Addison, Julia de Wolf

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Dana Estes and Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034834

Condition: VG+


Blue-gray cloth, lettered/illus. in orange, dark green and black. Light surface rubbing to front cover illus., cloth a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Square, firm binding, clean interior. 307 pp. Nicely preserved copy with only slight cosmetic faults. View more info

Half of a Yellow Sun [SIGNED]

By: Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048265

ISBN: 0007200277

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in black. Text block edges lightly tanned, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 437 pp. 1st ptg. ("1" on copyright pg.). Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Lays of Modern Oxford (New Edition)

By: Adon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, A. Thomas Shrimpton & Son: 1887

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005214

Condition: Good


Royal blue cloth, gilt lettering. Rubbed joints and extremities, a bit frayed. Exposed corners. Cloth separated along rear joint, mended. Wear typical of age, but not abused. Clean interior. 133 pp. + 16 pp. rear publisher's ads. Satirical and humorous verse based on well-known metrical poems of the 19th century and earlier. Scarce. View more info

The Miser's Daughter: A Tale [Vol. I + II + III, Complete; First Edition, A. Edward Newton's copy, Oak Knoll, with his book plates]

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Cunningham and Mortimer: 1842

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034020

Condition: VG-


Complete in three (3) volumes, as originally issued ("three-decker" format), uniformly bound in original brown publisher's cloth, all covers decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panels, deckled text block edges. Ex-libris book plate of A. Edward Newton, Oak Knoll mounted on front pastedown of each volume. viii,296 + iv,291 + iv,311 pp., illus. w/ a total of (20) engraved plates by George Cruikshank. First edition in book form, after initial serialization in Ainsworth's Magazine. Moderate shelf wear, but complete and fully intact. All volumes with slight but not objectiona... View more info

Lost City Radio

By: Alarcon, Daniel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048417

ISBN: 0060594799

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Ivory and black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Text block edges mildly tanned, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. 259 pp. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Box and Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung: Two Inter-Related Plays

By: Albee, Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042720

ISBN: B000PX2AHS

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows slight toning toward flap edges, slightly sunned spine panel, now in mylar. xi,74. Stated first edition. View more info

Malcolm

By: Albee, Edward (adaptation of novel by James Purdy)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043332

ISBN: B001Y0JEHA

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, front cover lettered in blind, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Stated first edition. [xi],138 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Dust jacket shows just a bit of surface rubbing to back panel and slight rubbing to spine extremities, now in mylar. View more info

Malcolm

By: Albee, Edward (adaptation of novel by James Purdy)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047801

ISBN: B001Y0JEHA

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, front cover lettered in blind, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued, with slight binding lean original to issue. Stated first edition. [xi],138 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, erratum slip tipped in at main title. Dust jacket shows slight rubbing to spine extremities, now in mylar. View more info

The Dramatists Guild Quarterly Vol. 22, No. 2 (Summer 1985): In Conversation with Edward Albee

By: Albee, Edward (interview)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Dramatists Guild: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045024

Condition: Fine


Booklet, stiff yellow wraps, lettered in black. Slightly foxed covers. Edward Albee in conversation with Terrence McNally, also 1985-86 directory. 96 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Flight: A Novel [SIGNED]

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Black Cat-Grove Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048575

ISBN: 0802170374

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Stiff color illus. wraps, French flaps. As issued. 1st ptg. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

The Devil's Stocking

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Arbor House Library of Contemporary Americana: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LIT0073

ISBN: 0877955484

Condition: Fine


308 pp. As issued. Square, uncreased binding. View more info

The Sun at Midday: Tales of a Mediterranean Family

By: Alhadeff, Gini

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Ecco Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021122

ISBN: 0880015780

Condition: Near Fine


Illus. wraps. Light shelf/corner wear. 230 pp. Note in pencil inside front cover, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Brick Lane [SIGNED]

By: Ali, Monica

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday-Transworld Publishers: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048475

ISBN: 038560484X

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 413 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Alentejo Blue [SIGNED]

By: Ali, Monica

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Doubleday-Transworld Publishers: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048496

ISBN: 0385604866

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 301 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. (True 1st: British edition.) Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Dante Alighieri: La Divine Commedia [The Divine Comedy]

By: Alighieri, Dante; C. H. Grandgent (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, New York, Chicago, D. C. Heath and Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 036002

Condition: Good


Burgundy cloth, lettered and with silhouette cartouche on front cover in gilt, deckled text block edges. 1913 ptg. Moderate shelf/handling wear, cloth somewhat soiled/darkened, spine panel toned to brown. Cloth along spine extremities is a bit frayed, and corners show at least minor exposure. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf. xxxviii,283,297,296 pp., illus. w/ portrait fronts., 3 schematic plates. Several fore-edges are somewhat ragged from having been opened improperly, but there is no loss. Scattered underlining and annotations through about the first half of the volume. Tex... View more info

The Divine Comedy

By: Alighieri, Dante; John Ciardi (transl.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1983

Seller ID: 040317

ISBN: B01N7FUFGU

Condition: Fine


Dark blue leatherette, both covers and spine panel elaborately decorated in gold foil, all text block edges in gilt, decorated endpapers, raised spine bands. As issued. 689 pp., illus. View more info