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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

I Can't Go On, I'll Go On: A Samuel Beckett Reader

By: Beckett, Samuel; Richard W. Seaver (intro., editor)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 048596

ISBN: 0802132871

Condition: As New


Stiff pictorial wraps in teal, purple, and gold. xlv,621 pp. Text block edges slightly tanned, otherwise as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 8th ptg. 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

A Christmas Garland, Woven by Max Beerbohm

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1936

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 026085

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, light surface rubbing, moderate binding lean with text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Clean interior, firm binding. viii,199 pp. 2nd ptg.: Jan. 1937. View more info

A Survey

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1921

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 042262

Condition: VG-


Brown 1/4 cloth, brown textured paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Spine extremities rubbed with minor loss, corners rubbed with exposure. Former owner's signature in pencil on front flyleaf. Illus. w/ 51 tipped-in drawings with captioned tissue guards. Firm binding. First American with 1921 date on lower main title (copyright page undated but printed from British plates, 1921 date given in dedication). View more info

Things New and Old

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042599

ISBN: B0006AJ6QI

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Cloth on both covers appears a bit mottled from uneven age toning, with mild foxing/spotting to front cover as well. Mild binding lean. Some foxing to endpapers and text block edges, interior otherwise clean and unmarked. Illus. w/ b&w plates with captioned tissue guards. View more info

Around Theatres

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1953

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044498

ISBN: B001GZNZMS

Condition: VG+


Hardcover, green cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. 1st thus (one-volume edition). Text block edges typically somewhat age-toned, otherwise only slight wear, with two former owner signatures/dates inked on upper front flyleaf. Dust jacket tanned along spine panel and flap folds, price-clipped front flap, rubbed with minor loss along lower rear flap fold, inked notation on rear flap, now in mylar. xvi,583 pp., press clipping mounted on rear flyleaf. View more info

Things New and Old

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045732

ISBN: B0006AJ6QI

Condition: Very Good


Light brown cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Minor binding lean, covers modestly soiled, with area of dampstaining to upper back cover (not extending to interior). Illus. w/ 50 b&w plates including frontis., tissue-guarded with captions. Guards are a bit toned, minor foxing to verso of final plate. Firm binding. View more info

Abroad with the Jimmies

By: Bell, Lilian

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, L. C. Page and Co.: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013901

Condition: VG+


1st ed.: April 1902. Dark blue cloth, ills. in red, green, tan, and black, lettered in gilt. Rubbed with minor exposure at corners and spine extremities, lightly soiled text block fore-edge. Overall a nicely intact copy, with firm binding and clean interior. Former owner signatures on front pastedown. 303,5,10 pp. Decorative/illus. cloth. View more info

Sir John and the American Girl [Harper's Portrait Collection of Short Stories, Vol. II]

By: Bell, Lilian

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034404

Condition: Fair


Brown 1/4 cloth, paper covered boards marbled in green, gold and brown with gold lettering and illus., cloth corners and spine panel also decorated in gilt, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. 1st ed.: June 1901. [v],257,[2] pp. Modest shelf wear with some soiling to covers and rubbed spine extremities, narrow strip of paper loss along lower rear joint. Firm binding. Former owner's address/date inscription on front blank, otherwise unmarked. A small (1/8") circular puncture that appears to be from a BB shot (a primitive form of literary review?) extends through the back ... View more info