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Kepler: A Novel

By: Banville, John

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New York, Vintage-Random House: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045170

ISBN: 0679743707

Condition: New


Stiff color illus. wraps. New, as issued. 1st ptg., complete number line. 192 pp. View more info

The Sea [SIGNED]

By: Banville, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Picador-Pan Macmillan Ltd.: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048307

ISBN: 0330483285

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Text block edges mildly tanned, typical of issue, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. 264 pp. Signed by author on main title, full signature, no inscription or date. View more info

The Book of Evidence [SIGNED]

By: Banville, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048425

ISBN: 0436032678

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED. Brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Text block edges tanned, mild binding lean, slight bump along top front edge. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ed. 220 pp. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Selected Works

By: Barnes, Djuna

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046469

ISBN: 0374259364

Condition: Very Good


Red 1/4 cloth, gray paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. 2nd ptg.: 1980. Covers tanning toward edges and partially on front cover, approx. 1" along bottom front edge rubbed with exposure, minor bumping to corners, remainder mark on bottom text block edge. Pictorial dust jacket rubbed along edges with strip of loss along bottom front edge, two tape repairs, minor chips to heel of spine, now in mylar. [v],366 pp. View more info

Sartre and Flaubert

By: Barnes, Hazel E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047025

ISBN: 0226037207

Condition: Fine


Gray cloth, lettered in white. As issued. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in mylar. x,449 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info

Arthur and George

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape-Random House: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048499

ISBN: 0224077031

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Olive-gold cloth, lettered in white, illus./decorated in black. As issued, with back cover wraparound band present and fully intact. 1st ptg., complete number line. 360 pp. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

The Little Minister [Green Room Edition]

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and Boston, H. M. Caldwell Co.: 1898

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034231

Condition: VG+


White pebbled cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, bevelled edges, gilt top text block edge, deckled text block edges. ix,454 pp., illus. w/ photographs of Maude Adams, Robert Edeson, and other members of the theatrical company producing the dramatic version of Barrie's novel. Cloth modestly soiled, minor shelf wear. Decently preserved. View more info

My Lady Nicotine: A Study in Smoke

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Joseph Knight Co.: 1896

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 035231

Condition: Good-VG


Green cloth, lettered in gilt, illus. in pale lavender, dark green, and black, top text block edge in gilt. xiii,276 pp., illus. including 3 color (title page, p. 1, p. 276). Copyrighted 1895, this copy dated 1896 on lower main title. Rubbed with narrow strips of loss at spine extremities, some exposure at corners, minor soiling. Evidence of repair to front hinge (firm with some paper separation), text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Slight chipping along edges of front flyleaf and adjacent front blank. Strong G or lesser VG with essentially cosmetic flaws. Exceedingly scarce. Photo... View more info

Sentimental Tommy: The Story of His Boyhood

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1896

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 035638

Condition: VG+


Brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and green. Decently preserved copy showing modest flecking to sections of front cover, toning to text block edges. vi,478 pp. Lacks front flyleaf, front hinge neatly mended. View more info

Peter and the Starcatchers [INSCRIBED]

By: Barry, Dave, and Ridley Pearson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Disney Editions-Hyperion Books for Children: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048349

ISBN: 0786854456

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Color illus. paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 452 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by both authors on half-title, dated 16 Nov. 2007, personalized to John with a simple inscription: "ARRR!" View more info

Lost in the Funhouse: Fiction for Print, Tape, Live Voice

By: Barth, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co., Inc.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048130

ISBN: B002GA1IUS

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. x,201 pp. Stated 1st ed. View more info

Wild to the Heart

By: Bass, Rick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029029

ISBN: 081171876X

Condition: Near Fine


Dark gray paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Dust jacket is a bit sunned along spine panel, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. 143 pp., illus. w/ drawings. Author's second book. First edition w/ "1" in number line present. View more info

Faulkner: An Annotated Checklist of Recent Criticism [The Serif Series, Number 42]

By: Bassett, John Earl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kent, OH, Kent State University Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047748

ISBN: 0873382919

Condition: Fine


Green buckram, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xi,272 pp. View more info

Peace [SIGNED]

By: Bausch, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048440

ISBN: 0307268330

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Gray paper covered boards, lettered in black. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 171 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Saul and Patsy: A Novel [SIGNED]

By: Baxter, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon-Random House: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048451

ISBN: 0375410295

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Light blue and gold paper covered boards, lettered in black. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows imprint of paper clip along top rear edge, otherwise as issued. 317 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Broken Acres [INSCRIBED]

By: Beaman, Joyce Proctor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem, NC, John F. Blair: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011417

Condition: Fine


Pale yellow cloth, as issued. 145 pp. Dust jacket shows slight shelf/edge wear, virtually as issued. Lengthy author's inscription occupies almost entire front flyleaf, to Mayor and Mrs. E. B. Pittman, former Mayor of Wilson (the novel's setting, Wilson County, North Carolina) with full signature. View more info

My Life, Starring Dara Falcon [INSCRIBED]

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035124

ISBN: 0679455027

Condition: Near Fine


Orange paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slight binding lean, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear. Inscribed by author on lower main title, full signature, personalized, "with best wishes." View more info

En attendant Godot [Les Editions de Minuit - 1966]

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Les Editions de Minuit: 1952

Seller ID: 032158

Condition: Near Fine


White stiff wraps, lettered in dark blue and black, French flaps. Covers slightly soiled, mildly toned along spine panel and upper rear edge. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior, typically a bit toned by age. 164 pp. 1966 printing, reasonably scarce. Text in French. View more info

Krapp's Last Tape and Embers

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1965

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042263

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff white and orange wraps, lettered in black. First edition thus. 39 pp. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Endgame

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042264

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff white and orange wraps, lettered in black. First edition thus. 60 pp. Slight shelf wear, light front cover scratch, nearly as issued. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Endgame

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1966

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042267

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff light blue pictorial wraps, lettered in black. First edition thus. 48 pp. Slight shelf wear, light back cover corner crease, nearly as issued. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Vathek: An Arabian Tale -- With Notes, Critical and Explanatory

By: Beckford, William; William North (introductory memoir)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, James Miller, Publisher: 1868

Seller ID: 016846

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, decorated in blind, with gilt title on upper front cover and gilt decoration on spine panel. Mildly rubbed at spine extremities, along joints, and at corners. Binding lean, with some unevenness to text block along fore-edge, but all leaves remain firmly anchored, without detachment. Spine panel lightly sunned. Pale yellow endpapers are slightly foxed, and the text block very slightly toned but otherwise nicely intact. Introductory memoir by William North precedes text. 207 pp. + 4 facsimile title pages advertising publisher's other works at rear. Among the most influential, and no... View more info

Histoire de la littérature française illustrée. publiée sous la direction de MM. Joseph Bédier et Paul Hazard [Vol. I + II, Complete]

By: Bedier, Joseph, and Paul Hazard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Librairie Larousse: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044606

ISBN: B0000DSUT8

Condition: VG+


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in dark green leather, covers decorated in blind and lettered in gilt. Published 1923-24. Spines of both volumes toned to brown, with modest rubbing to extremities, overall light shelf wear. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interiors (though a bit toned). [iii],322 + [iii],348 pp., well illus. throughout. Text in French. View more info

Star Papers; or, Experiences of Art and Nature

By: Beecher, Henry Ward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, J. C. Derby: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005206

Condition: Very Good


Brown blind-decorated cloth, gilt spine lettering. Modestly rubbed, with corners a bit curled, sunned back strip. Slightly chipped spine extremities, rubbed front joint with a few areas of cloth separation. May be lacking a front blank, else internally complete. Very slight scattered foxing. 1st edition, matching dates. View more info

The Road to Heaven

By: Beer, Thomas

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044570

ISBN: B001ISMCPO

Condition: Near Fine


Scarce in original dust jacket. Light gray paper covered boards, lettered/illus. in green and black. Mild binding lean, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. Illus. dust jacket shows mild toning along spine panel, slight wear to corners, now in mylar. [v],266,[2] pp. View more info