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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

Virginia Woolf: A Biography

By: Bell, Quentin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Quality Paperback Book Club [QPBC]: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040220

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Light vertical crease to front cover near fore-edge, otherwise nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xix,216,[3],314 pp. View more info

Floods of Spring

By: Bellamann, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044523

ISBN: B000L2VHMC

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Light toning to endpapers, former owner's initial stamp and date on front flyleaf. Firm binding, clean interior. 374 pp. First edition. Color illus. Literary Guild dust jacket is rubbed at corners and extremities with a few short closed tears at heel of spine, some toning/foxing along flap folds, now in mylar. View more info

Equality

By: Bellamy, Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1897

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 045075

Condition: Good


First U.S. edition (matching dates), blue-gray cloth variant (also issued in salmon), lettered in black and silver. Rubbed edges, joints, corners. Cloth is rubbed through at heel of spine and shows thin strip of loss at head. Some surface rubbing to both covers. Toned text block edges. Scattered light pencil notations through interior, former owner's inscription (dated 1897) on rear flyleaf. Firm binding. View more info

Dangling Man

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, John Lehmann: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044625

ISBN: B0006EDI0O

Condition: Good-VG


Yellow cloth. Covers lightly soiled, binding cloth toned. Fairly pronounced binding lean, but firm. Clean interior. 1st British edition. 191 pp. Former owner's signature inked on lower front flyleaf, flyleaves a bit toned. View more info

Something to Remember Me By: Three Tales [SIGNED]

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 046609

ISBN: 0670842168

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Green 1/4 cloth, tan motted paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Former owner's embossed name stamp at bottom corner of half-title, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows mere hints of shelf wear, tiny divot along upper front joint, otherwise essentially as issued and now in mylar. 2nd ptg. x,223 pp. Signed book plate mounted on front flyleaf (special edition presented by Boston University to Class of 1995). View more info

An Invisible Sign of My Own [SIGNED]

By: Bender, Aimee

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Doubleday: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048236

ISBN: 0385492235

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Cream paper covered boards, lettered in copper foil. Small sticker ghost at top corner of front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 243 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. Accompanied by 2 illus. book marks for Ateh Theater Group production of "The Girl in the Flammable Skirt," based on the same author's book. View more info

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake: A Novel [SIGNED LIMITED in slipcase]

By: Bender, Aimee

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048386

ISBN: 0385501129

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Limited Powell's IndieSpensable edition. Tan and light blue paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil, in color illus. dust jacket, lemon cloth slipcase lettered/illus. in teal. New/as issued. 292 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

The Secret Society of Demolition Writers [SIGNED]

By: Bender, Aimee, Benjamin Cheever, Michael Connelly, Sebastian Junger, et al.; Marc Parent (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048430

ISBN: 1400062640

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slight spotting to upper text block fore-edge, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. 244 pp. Signed by Aimee Bender on contributors' page opposite main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Mole Notes [INSCRIBED]

By: Benedikt, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005780

ISBN: 0819540382

Condition: VG+


Slightly soiled toward edges, light handling wear. Spine panel slightly sunned, with one light binding crease. Square, firm binding, clean interior. Inscribed by author on half-title. Scarce. View more info

When the Nines Roll Over and Other Stories

By: Benioff, David

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048494

ISBN: 0670033391

Condition: New


White paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. New/as issued, dust jacket now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. 225 pp. View more info

Aubrey Beardsley: An Account of his Life

By: Benkovitz, Miriam J.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040887

ISBN: 039912408X

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Illus. dust jacket shows light surface rubbing, mild toning along flap edges. View more info

Riceyman Steps

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Co.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027588

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth, front cover facsimile signature stamped in blind, lettered on spine panel in gilt. Modest shelf wear, minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, spine lettering dulled, slight binding lean. Text block edges a bit dulled by age. One library stamp, slight paper residue from removal of circulation slip, both on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 1st edition w/ Doran colophon on copyright page. View more info

The Oxford History of English Literature [Nearly Complete Set, 14 of 15 Volumes, Hardcover, lacking only The English Drama 1586-1642]

By: Bennett, J. A. W., and Douglas Gray, H. S. Bennett, E. K. Chambers, C. S. Lewis, F. P. Wilson and G. K. Hunter, D. Bush, James Sutherland, Bonamy Dobree, J. Butt and G. Carnall, W. L. Renwick, Ian Jack, Alan Horsman, Paul Turner, J. I. M. Stewart

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Oxford and New York, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039372

Condition: Very Good


Nearly complete set comprised by (14) volumes (of 15 published). Editions and printings vary; most are printings from the late 1940s through the '60s, several from as late as 1990. Bindings differ in height by up to 1/4", but all volumes are uniformly bound in dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt; 11 of the volumes are in dust jackets (5 in tan and rust, 3 tan and blue, 2 tan, 1 rust). All volumes show light to modest shelf wear, lightly handled, all with clean and unmarked interiors beyond several owner signatures or book plates except as noted below, ranging from VG to (mostly) Near Fine;... View more info

Friend of the Rich (Mid-Victorian)

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York and London, D. Appleton-Century Co.: 1937

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 016584

Condition: Fine


Burgundy cloth, paper title labels mounted on front and spine panels. As issued, with labels fully intact, showing no foxing or toning. 110 pp., illus. endpapers. 2nd ptg. (2) on final page of text. Dust jacket chipped with mild loss at spine extremities, spine panel a bit sunned, otherwise nicely intact. One volume (of four) in the Old London series. View more info

Janet (Victorian)

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York and London, D. Appleton-Century Co.: 1937

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 016585

Condition: Fine


Burgundy cloth, paper title labels mounted on front and spine panels. As issued, with labels fully intact, showing no foxing or toning. 103 pp., illus. endpapers. 2nd ptg. (2) on final page of text. Dust jacket chipped with slight loss at head of spine, approx. 1/2" loss at base of spine, a few edge chips, spine panel a bit sunned. One volume (of four) in the Old London series. View more info

Mr. Du Quesne and Other Essays

By: Beresford, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043220

ISBN: B001GJMBRY

Condition: Good


Orange cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth shows areas of toning/darkening on both covers, browned spine panel, light surface rubbing. Lacking approx. 75% of front flyleaf, otherwise complete and intact. xi,212 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1979

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 046440

ISBN: 0671827197

Condition: Very Good


Mass market paperback, color illus. wraps. Mild surface rubbing, minor dampstaining to bottom text block corner, a minor cosmetic issue. Firm, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xi,640 pp. 1st ptg. thus, complete number line. View more info

Dance On, Tsigane [INSCRIBED]

By: Bergman, Caryl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Dorrance & Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011620

Condition: Near Fine


Red-orange cloth, lettered in gilt on front and spine panels. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Dust jacket shows modest shelf/edge wear, short closed tear along top rear edge, light horizontal crease across both panels. Lengthy author's inscription occupying 2/3 of front flyleaf "To Ken / my Pet Kobra," suggesting a likely fascinating but (alas) untold story. View more info

T. S. Eliot [Masters of World Literature]

By: Bergonzi, Bernard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005370

Condition: Near Fine


xiv,208 pp., light shelf wear. Selected criticism on Eliot's major works. View more info