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A Little Maid of Concord Town: A Romance of the American Revolution

By: Sidney, Margaret

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Lothrop Publishing Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032269

Condition: VG-


Green cloth, lettered in gilt, illus. in black on front cover and spine panel. Moderate shelf wear, mild rubbing along edges and joints, modest binding lean. Text block edges somewhat dulled by age., paper clip imprint along top margin of the final several blanks. Former owner's signature, dated 1898 on blank recto of frontis. illus., otherwise unmarked. 405 pp. Decently preserved copy. View more info

Stand Quarterly of the Arts 9 No. 1 (1967) [Incorporating Three Arts Quarterly and the North East Arts Review]

By: Silkin, Jon, Ken Smith, and Catherine Lamb (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Stand: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047739

Condition: Very Good


Stiff ivory wraps, oblong format. 80 pp. Contributions by Jon Silkin, Ken Smith, Robert Bly, Raymond Williams, Eric Cheyfitz, more. Mild surface soiling, firm binding. View more info

Virginia Woolf Icon

By: Silver, Brenda R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029650

ISBN: 0226757463

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xx,353 pp., illus. View more info

The God of War: A Novel [SIGNED]

By: Silver, Marisa

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048333

ISBN: 1416563164

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Brown and tan paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 271 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

A Bibliography of John Masefield

By: Simmons, Charles H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007564

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/2 cloth, marbled paper over boards, lettered in gilt, gilt top edge, untrimmed fore-edge. Lightly rubbed edges, slightly frayed at head of spine. xi + 171 pp., illus. No. 448 of a first edition limited to 750 numbered and 50 unnumbered copies. View more info

Body Blows

By: Simmons, Steven

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043068

ISBN: 0525243895

Condition: Fine


Ivory 1/4 cloth, tan paper covered boards, lettered in copper foil. Slight binding lean original to issue. Former owner's address inscription at top corner of front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked and as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued. 246 pp. First edition w/ complete number line. View more info

The Biography of Alice B. Toklas

By: Simon, Linda

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029745

ISBN: 0385081405

Condition: Near Fine


Black and gold paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slightly rubbed at head of spine, otherwise nearly as issued. Dust jacket rubbed/chipped at spine extremities, with a few short closed edge tears and light associated creasing, slight loss at corners, now in mylar. x,325 pp. View more info

Downriver [SIGNED]

By: Sinclair, Iain

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Paladin Grafton Books-Collins Publishing: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048308

ISBN: 0586090746

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 ed. 408 pp. Signed by author on main title, full signature, no inscription or date. View more info

The Verbals : Iain Sinclair in Conversation With Kevin Jackson [SPECIAL EDITION SLIPCASE, SIGNED, #26/60, w/ View from my Window: i.m. the tenants of Brede Place]

By: Sinclair, Iain, and Kevin Jackson

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Tonbridge, Kent, U.K., Worple Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048401

ISBN: 0953094790

Condition: As New


SIGNED LIMITED. No. 26 of an edition limited to 60 copies, complete in two (2) volumes, slipcased. Stiff pictorial wraps, stiff blue wraps. As issued. 1st ptg. 148 + 29 pp. Verbals signed and hand-numbered by author on main title, View also signed by author on main title, accompanied by a sealed envelope apparently original to issue, contents unknown. Exceptionally scarce. Limited Edition ISBN given as 095394790. View more info

The Flivver King: A Story of Ford-America

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Upton Sinclair: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041263

Condition: Good


Original tan wraps, lettered in black, stapled binding. Covers are somewhat tanned, with flecking/surface loss to portions of both covers, mostly toward edges, with a few small holes at bottom front corner. (Cover lettering is fully intact). 119 pp. Lower front cover credits publication only to the author, not also to the United Auto Workers and so is apparently a first issue. View more info

The Jungle

By: Sinclair, Upton Beall

Price: $6.95

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1988

Seller ID: 024999

ISBN: 0252014804

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. 4th ptg. thus. Square, uncreased binding. xxxiii,353 pp. Light wear to edges. View more info

The Estate

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009192

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slightly soiled bottom text block corner, else as issued. Former monastery library stamps to front flyleaf, title page, rear blank and rear flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Dust jacket essentially as issued, hints of edge wear. View more info

Stories for Children [#23/400, SIGNED]

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 038493

Condition: Fine


Tan cloth, gilt on black title panel on upper spine. A few minor spots on front cover cloth that appear original to issue, otherwise "as new." No. 23 of a first edition limited to 400 copies, signed by author in blue ballpoint ink on front limitation leaf, issued either prior to or simultaneous with the mass market edition (in dust jacket). 338 pp. Former owner's signature on lower rear pastedown. Original slipcase, brown paper covered boards, shows minor shelf wear with light sticker ghosting on one side panel and a few minor nicks along bottom edge, thus VG+ to Near Fine. View more info

Satan in Goray [INSCRIBED]

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Noonday Press: 1958

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 047937

Condition: Near Fine


INSCRIBED. Stiff brown color illus. wraps. Minor rubbing to edges and joints, slight creasing along upper front cover fore-edge. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. Inscribed by author on upper main title, signed as I. B. Singer, accompanied by generic "With my good / wishes" inscription. xi,239 pp. 1st ptg. thus: 1958. View more info

Studies in the History of Old English Literature

By: Sisam, Kenneth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and Oxford, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042108

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Portions of endpapers toned, with hotel library book plate mounted on front fixed endpaper, otherwise as issued, without indications of use or wear. vii,314 pp., errata slip tucked in. Tan dust jacket is lightly toned/soiled in a few areas, with a few minor edge chips, 1" closed tear at top rear corner, 2" tear along upper rear hinge with modest loss at head of spine panel, now in mylar. View more info

A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words Especially from the Dramatists

By: Skeat, Walter W.; A. L. Mayhew (editor, additions)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034115

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's signature and date on front pastedown. xix,462 pp. A very well preserved copy. View more info

The Wink of the Zenith: The Shaping of a Writer's Life [SIGNED]

By: Skloot, Floyd

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048336

ISBN: 0803211198

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Blue 1/4 cloth, brown paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Thin line of fading along bottom edges, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket sunned along rear flap fold, otherwise as issued. xiv,232 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Oedipus and Job in East Africa

By: Slater, Mariam K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York Academy of Sciences: 1966

Edition: First Separate

Seller ID: 022212

Condition: Near Fine


Offprint, reprinted from Transactions of The New York Academy of Sciences, Ser. II, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 644-653 (Mar. 1966). Blue wraps. Covers slightly toned. Study of motifs in East African mythology and possble sources for Biblical narrative and Greek tragedy. Scarce. View more info

Stitches: A Memoir [SIGNED LIMITED, in slipcase]

By: Small, David

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048388

ISBN: 0393068579

Condition: As New


SIGNED LIMITED. White paper covered boards, lettered/illus. in black, in color illus. dust jacket. New/as issued, in publisher's gray cloth slipcase. 333 pp., illus. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on front blank preceding half-title, no inscription or date. View more info

Girl Meets Boy

By: Smith, Ali

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Canongate Books Ltd.: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048132

ISBN: 1841958697

Condition: New


Black paper covered boards, lettered in white. New, as issued. Illus. dust jacket shows slight rubbing to upper spine panel, essentially as issued, now in mylar. 1st ed. [ix],164 pp. Accompanied by publisher's promotional book mark. View more info

The Reader

By: Smith, Ali

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048168

ISBN: 1845293118

Condition: Fine


Stiff red wraps, lettered in white. Text block edges mildly tanned, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued. ix,470 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info

The Accidental [SIGNED]

By: Smith, Ali

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton-Penguin Books: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048330

ISBN: 0241141907

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Black 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. ("1" on copyright pg.). 306 pp. Signed by author on front cover, no inscription or date. View more info

On Reading Shakespeare

By: Smith, Logan Pearsall

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd.: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042159

Condition: VG-


Tan 1/4 cloth, light green cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth tanned toward edges on both covers, spine panel somewhat browned. Binding lean, text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Former owner's book plate mounted on front fixed endpaper, with news clippings relating to this book and it author mounted on both flyleaves and rear pastedown. [v],191 pp. Text portions of dust jacket laid in at rear. View more info

A Key to the Ulysses of James Joyce

By: Smith, Paul Jordan

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Covici Friede: 1934

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 025412

Condition: Near Fine


Gray cloth, lettered in brown. Lightly rubbed extremities, mildly foxed text block edges. 89 pp., map. Gray paper dust jacket shows mild shelf wear with slightly chipped spine extremities, light age toning, now in archival mylar. 1934 re-issue; first issued 1927. View more info

The Ruins [SIGNED]

By: Smith, Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048509

ISBN: 1400043875

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Black paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. Stated 1st ed. 319 pp. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info