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Over The Frontier

By: Smith, Stevie

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044506

ISBN: B0006EEFYC

Condition: Very Good


Light orange cloth, lettered in black. Cloth is mildly soiled/dulled by age, text block edges toned and foxed. Firm binding. Former owner's signature on upper front flyleaf. 272 pp. Light, scattered interior foxing. View more info

The Autograph Man: A Novel [SIGNED]

By: Smith, Zadie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2002

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048369

ISBN: 037550186X

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Off-white paper covered boards, lettered in light blue foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. Stated 1st U.S. ed., 1st ptg. w/ complete number line. 347 pp. Signed by author on main title, full signature, no inscription or date. View more info

On Beauty [SIGNED]

By: Smith, Zadie

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton-Penguin Books: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048371

ISBN: 0241142938

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ed., 1st ptg. ("1" on copyright pg.). 446 pp. Signed by author on main title, full signature, no inscription or date. View more info

Gravity's Rainbow Illustrated: One Picture for Every Page [Pictures Showing What Happens on Each Page of Thomas Pynchon's Novel Gravity's Rainbow]

By: Smith, Zak; Steve Erickson (intro.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Tin House Books: 2006

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 048507

ISBN: 0977312798

Condition: As New


Stiff color illus. wraps. As issued. Stated 1st U.S. edition (scarce 1st ptg.). 760 pp., illus. View more info

Aubrey Beardsley, Dandy of the Grotesque

By: Snodgrass, Chris

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York and Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037190

ISBN: 0195090624

Condition: Near Fine


Red-orange cloth, lettered in black. Slight shelf wear, small nick (mended) to cloth along top front turn-down. Firm binding, clean interior. xix,338 pp., well illus. Color illus. dust jacket essentially as issued, in mylar. View more info

Voodoo Heart [SIGNED]

By: Snyder, Scott

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048573

ISBN: 0385338414

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Black and light green paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 278 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on page opposite main title with printed name cancel, accompanied by inscription (not personalized) "Happy Fish Plus Coin / Best Wishes!," dated 15 Aug. 2006. Scarce. View more info

The Septembers of Shiraz: A Novel [SIGNED]

By: Sofer, Dalia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Ecco-Harper Perennial: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 048361

ISBN: 0061130419

Condition: As New


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Text block edges mildly tanned, otherwise as issued. 1st ptg., complete number line. 340,12 pp. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. Very scarce signed copy of this edition. View more info

Hadley: The First Mrs. Hemingway

By: Sokoloff, Alice Hunt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042420

ISBN: 0396067689

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket is slightly rubbed at spine extremities and along front joint, with slightly toned flap folds, now in mylar. First edition. [vii],111 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

French Leave

By: Somerville, E. Oe., and Martin Ross

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin Co.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044925

ISBN: B01H9E4NS4

Condition: Very Good


Light blue cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Tanned along spine panel, rear joint, and upper front cover, minor binding lean. Text portion of front DJ flap neatly clipped and taped to front fixed endsheet. [v],288 pp. View more info

In America: a Novel [SIGNED]

By: Sontag, Susan

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048415

ISBN: 0374175403

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Black 1/4 cloth, rust paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. Stated 1st ed. 387 pp. Signed by author on half-title, no inscription or date. View more info

The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex - Oedipus at Colonus - Antigone

By: Sophocles; Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald (transl.)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Harvest/HBJ: 1955

Seller ID: 024784

ISBN: 0156838389

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear, slight creasing along front fore-edge, square and uncreased binding, virtually as issued. Approx. 1977 ptg. View more info

The Tragedies of Sophocles: A New Translation with a Biographical Essay, and an Appendix of Rhymed Choral Odes and Lyrical Dialogues

By: Sophocles; E. H. Plumptre (transl.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, George Routledge and Sons, Ltd.: 1890

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030397

Condition: Near Fine


Light mint-green cloth, lettered and decorated in brown and gilt. Modest shelf wear, slightly dampstained along a portion of bottom front edge only, slightly rubbed extremities. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interior. Text block edges somewhat dulled by age. xcv,502 pp. Undated, publication approximate based on binding. View more info

Oedipus the King: The Greek Text Rendered into English Verse

By: Sophocles; Francis Storr (transl.); Thornton Wilder (intro.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044094

ISBN: B01MTYKOOH

Condition: Fine


Full brown leather, decorated and lettered in gilt, text block edged in gilt. As issued. [vi],159 pp., illus. View more info

Moby-Dick and the Tools of Whaling

By: Sophomore Class of New Bedford High School and Curatorial Staff of New Bedford Whaling Museum; Charles A. Robinson and Richard C. Kugler (fwd.)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, New Bedford Whaling Museum: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LIT0012

Condition: Near Fine


Red stiff paper wraps, lettered in black. Booklet. [v],46 pp., illus. Lightly bumped corners, small patch of sticker residue at top front corner. View more info

Aberration of Starlight

By: Sorrentino, Gilbert

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Random House: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046219

ISBN: 0394511891

Condition: Fine


Plum 1/4 cloth, pale lavender paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Remainder stamp on bottom text block edge, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows 1" closed tear along bottom rear edge, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. Stated 1st edition. [ix],213 pp. View more info

Flash and Filigree

By: Southern, Terry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044786

ISBN: 1111856613

Condition: Fine


Light green 1/4 cloth, rust paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in black. First edition, no additional ptgs. indicated. Virtually as issued, with note to slight thread blemish midway down spine and two minor tape outlines offset from verso of mylar (one on each cover) . Color illus. dust jacket is lightly soiled, with mild dampstaining to lower front panel only, in mylar. View more info

Candy

By: Southern, Terry, and Mason Hoffenberg

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Book of the Month Club: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028799

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slight handling wear, minor crease to top rear corner. Square, uncreased binding. 224 pp. View more info

The Lion and the Jewel

By: Soyinka, Wole

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harare, Zimbabwe, College Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041294

ISBN: 1779000057

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, lettered in red. Light shelf/handling wear. [v],70 pp. Firm binding, clean interior. 2000 ptg., reprinting original Oxford Univ. Press edition. View more info

Shakespeare: The Man and His Achievement

By: Speaight, Robert

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Cooper Square Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027520

ISBN: 0815410638

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. As issued, with square, uncreased binding. [vii],384 pp. View more info

Agee: His Life Remembered

By: Spears, Ross, and Jude Cassidy (editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003958

Condition: Near Fine


Virtually as issued. Dust jacket shows modest wear to edges, a few surface marks, sunned spine panel. View more info

A Ship Made of Paper: A Novel [SIGNED]

By: Spencer, Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Ecco-HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048449

ISBN: 0060185341

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Two-tone gray paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 352 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser [Complete in 5 Volumes, Aldine Edition of the British Poets Vols. 39-43]

By: Spenser, Edmund

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, William Pickering: 1839

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011182

Condition: Good


Complete in five volumes, uniformly bound in dark blue-gray cloth, with paper title labels mounted on spine panels. Most bindings show light lean. Corners and spine extremities are a bit rubbed, and cloth modestly spotted, with some surface rubbing. Title labels toned, one showing minor corner loss. Interiors clean, bindings firm. Former owner signature on front flyleaf of each volume. [xvi],lxxvi,282 + vi,295 + [vi],296 + vi,305 + vi,317 pp., Vol. I with engraved frontis. portrait by Aug. Fox. Includes Mitford's Life of Spenser. View more info

The Cycle of American Literature: An Essay in Historical Criticism

By: Spiller, Robert E.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 1967

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 018493

Condition: VG+


2nd ptg. thus. xii,243 pp. Mild shelf wear, one light crease along an otherwise firm, square binding. View more info

Milestones in American Literary History

By: Spiller, Robert E.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Westport, CT, Greenwood Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018496

ISBN: 0837194032

Condition: Fine


Contributions in American Studies No. 27. Dark blue cloth, lettered in white. xvi,152 pp. As issued. View more info

An Anecdoted Topography of Chance (Re-Anecdoted Version)

By: Spoerri, Daniel [Daniel Isaac Feinstein], with Robert Filliou; Emmett Williams (transl.)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Cologne, and Paris, Something Else Press: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 037102

Condition: Fine


Ivory cloth, lettered in copper and black, dark blue topstain. As issued, with numerous leaves still unopened along bottom edges. xx,214 pp., illus. endpapers, all 80 catalogued object illus. in line drawings. Pictorial dust jacket lightly rubbed along edges and top front corner, light shelf wear, 1/2" triangular closed tear midway down rear joint; verso shows illus. of all objects catalogued internally in terms of their placement upon the table; now in mylar. 1st American edition; first published in Paris, 1962 as Topographie Anécdotée* du Hasard. Very scarce issue by the avant-gar... View more info