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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

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: $250.00

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

T. S. Eliot [Masters of World Literature]

By: Bergonzi, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 033828

ISBN: 0025099604

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Small remainder dot on top text block edge at binding, otherwise as issued. Illus. dust jacket shows mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued, now in archival mylar. xiv,208 pp. View more info

How to Read Sartre [How to Read]

By: Bernasconi, Robert

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 2007

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 048625

ISBN: 0393329526

Condition: New


Stiff color illus. wraps. New/as issued. ix,116 pp. 1st American edition, 1st ptg. View more info

The Camel

By: Berners, Lord

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd.: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042272

Condition: Very Good


Dark rose cloth, lettered in gold foil. Moderate binding lean, cloth lightly soiled, with text block edges somewhat toned by age. Firm binding. Light foxing to front endpapers, a few early leaves, a few instances scattered through interior. View more info

Le Grand Voyage [#230/250, SIGNED]

By: Berthonnet, Agnes (text); Pavel Macek (illus.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Editions La Regondie: 2003

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 013772

Condition: Fine


Stiff salmon-rust wraps, approx. 7 1/2" square. As issued. Housed in original unfinished wood slipcase, lettered and illustrated in black, with three original stamps (one for title/publisher, one each for author and illustrator) cancelled with "Editions La Regondie" stamp, and burgundy rawhide ties. 36 pp., illus. in color, with limited-edition print in glassine envelope mounted at rear, No. 230 of an edition of 250 ("Gravure sur bois de Pavel Macek tiree sur sa presse manuelle en l'an 2003"), signed in pencil on obverse. Rear colophon hand-numbered, also No. 230 of an edit... View more info

The Barretts of Wimpole Street: A Comedy in Five Acts

By: Besier, Rudolf

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Co.: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036001

Condition: Very Good


Purple cloth, paper title label mounted on upper spine panel. Modest shelf wear, cloth mildly spotted along front joint, spine panel somewhat tanned. Mild binding lean, but firm. x,165 pp. View more info

William Cullen Bryant [Riverside Popular Biographies]

By: Bigelow, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 048000

ISBN: B000869K0M

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, lettered and decorated in dark green. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, minor sunning, text blocks a bit tanned by age. Firm binding, clean interior, overall nearly as issued. Former owner's book plate mounted inside front cover. vi,355 pp. View more info

When We Were Wolves: Stories

By: Billman, Jon

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041057

ISBN: 0375502580

Condition: Fine


Dark turquoise and black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket presents as issued, may show slight sunning along spine panel. 239 pp. View more info

Tara Road [INSCRIBED]

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 045423

ISBN: 0385333951

Condition: Fine


INSCRIBED. Black and red paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. Inscribed by author on lower main title, full signature, personalized to Nancy, "Great to meet / a girl of / Pennsylvania," undated. View more info

Nights of Rain and Stars [SIGNED]

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 045815

ISBN: 052594754X

Condition: Fine


Blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. [vii],294 pp. Signed by author on front blank following flyleaf, with "Signed Copy" sticker from publisher mounted on front DJ panel, confirming authenticity. 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info