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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

See If He Wins

By: Spong, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Sloane Associates: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037542

Condition: Near Fine


Green 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards, lettered in white. Slight shelf wear with mild rubbing evident along bottom edges. Former owner's name inked out on front flyleaf (date remains), otherwise unmarked. Color illus. dust jacket rubbed along edges, chipped with loss and tape repair at head of spine, now in mylar. Stated 1st ptg. [v],273 pp. View more info

Mother's Milk [SIGNED]

By: St. Aubyn, Edward

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Picador-Pan Macmillan Ltd.: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048340

ISBN: 0330435892

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Text block edges mildly tanned, typical of issue, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 279 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Ellen Terry and Bernard Shaw: A Correspondence

By: St. John, Christopher (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024191

Condition: VG+


Dark rust cloth, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, with a few light surface marks to cloth, mildly sunned spine panel. Small private book plate of Ray McCully mounted on front pastedown. Firm binding, clean interior. First edition, with matching dates. xxx,334 pp. View more info

Old Acquaintance

By: Stacton, David

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044721

ISBN: B0007E1YPE

Condition: Fine


Light gray cloth, lettered in violet. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket is lightly rubbed along flap folds and joints, with minor surface rubbing, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. 185 pp. View more info

Blossoming Rod

By: Stafford, Ann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042088

Condition: Fine


Dark red cloth, lettered in gilt. Text block edges a bit toned by age, former owner's signature on front flyleaf. Color illus. dust jacket is nicely preserved with only light shelf wear, 1/2" closed tear at head of rear joint, now in mylar. 2nd ptg.: Nov. 1955. viii,9-286 pp. View more info

Stephen Crane: A Critical Bibliography

By: Stallman, Robert Wooster

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Ames, IA, Iowa State Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012445

ISBN: 0813803578

Condition: Fine


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gold foil. Absolutely as issued. xxxxii[as given],642 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Homosexualities and French Literature: Cultural Contexts/Critical Texts

By: Stambolian, George, and Elaine Marks (editors, intro.); Richard Howard (pref.)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026399

ISBN: 0801497663

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper wraps. 387 pp. Very slight foxing to text block fore-edge, essentially as issued. View more info

John Donne and the Metaphysical Gesture

By: Stampfer, Judah

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Funk and Wagnalls: 1970

Seller ID: 015831

Condition: Fine


Dark gray cloth, stamped in gold foil and royal blue. Slightly tanned at base of spine, otherwise essentially as issued. xx,298 pp. Dust jacket lightly soiled, a bit chipped with tape residue at spine extremities, now in mylar. No indicating of edition or printing. View more info

Hounds

By: Stancu, Zaharia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bucharest, Romania, The Book Publishing House: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039342

Condition: VG-


Green cloth, lettered in black. Sunned spine panel. Mild moisture contact has resulted in uneven fading to front cover cloth, light dampstaining to front fixed endpaper. Text block edges mildly toned and showing light foxing. Short, smudged presentation inscription on upper front flyleaf. 325 pp. View more info

How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone [SIGNED]

By: Stanisic, Sasa

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048558

ISBN: 0802118666

Condition: As New


SIGNED. White paper covered boards, lettered in red. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 345 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by editor on main title, inscribed "Hello!" in the bottom loop of the "S" in "Sasa," otherwise no inscription or date. Scarce. View more info

Virginia Woolf: Interviews and Recollections

By: Stape, J. H. (editor)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042589

ISBN: 0333629213

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 1st ptg. thus, w/ complete number line. xvi,195 pp. View more info

The Street I Know

By: Stearns, Harold E.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Lee Furman, Inc.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046467

ISBN: B00085OJQI

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. 411 pp. A fascinating ex-patriate memoir. A notably well preserved copy, scarce. View more info

The Big Rock Candy Mountain

By: Stegner, Wallace

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013394

ISBN: B000NU4QZM

Condition: Fair


Stated 1st edition. [ii],515 pp. One could hardly ask for a copy with more defects than this one, but it may serve as a filler copy for the Stegner collector. Ex-library copy, rebound in dark blue buckram, lettered in gilt on spine panel, with new endpapers and hinges reinforced with cloth. No exterior library marks, non-circulating and thus lightly marked interior, with perforated library stamp and library discard stamp on title page. Entire text block has been redrilled prior to rebinding, with text bound up against binding gutter, text block edges possibly a bit trimmed, one leaf (pp. 21/22... View more info

The Big Rock Candy Mountain

By: Stegner, Wallace

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036850

Condition: Good


Light blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf wear, rubbed along joints, with light soiling and a few surface marks to cloth. Text block edges somewhat toned and soiled. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner signature and another owner's ex-libris stamp both on front flyleaf. 515 pp. Apparent 2nd ptg. w/ "2" stamped on upper copyright page. View more info

The Big Rock Candy Mountain [SIGNED]

By: Stegner, Wallace

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 040525

ISBN: B0031KD71A

Condition: Fine


Full brown leather, lettered and decorated in gold foil, with text block edges in gilt, orange moire endsheets. 733 pp. Signed by author in blue marker on front blank preceding limitation statement, with overlay. As issued, with note to slight rub to bottom corner gilt. View more info

Geography and Plays

By: Stein, Gertrude

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, The Four Seas Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001294

Condition: Good


Grey paper over blue cloth, paper spine label. 1st edition, 1st state (lettered binding). Fwd. by Sherwood Anderson. Heavily rubbed corners with underboards exposed, rounded. Moderately frayed extremities. One small abrasion with surface paper loss above "Geo" in title. Split front hinge, reasonably solid binding. Clean interior. Van Allen Bradley lists $300-500 in dust jacket, lacking here. Acceptable reading copy. View more info

Paris, France

By: Stein, Gertrude

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Liveright: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037046

Condition: Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. Vertical crease extends the length of front cover. Minor sunning, some general handling wear. Binding square and firm, with one stress crease. vii,121 pp., illus. Decent reading copy. View more info

Everybody's Autobiography

By: Stein, Gertrude

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage-Random House: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042372

ISBN: 0394718267

Condition: Very Good


Mass market paperback, stiff pictorial wraps. Slight tear with neat tape mend along front cover fore-edge, text block typically somewhat toned by age. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. 329 pp. View more info

Writings 1932-1946: Stanzas in Meditation - Lectures in America - The Geographical History of America - Ida - Brewsie and Willie - Other Works [Library of America]

By: Stein, Gertrude

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048973

ISBN: 1883011418

Condition: New


Light brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. New/as issued, dust jacket now in mylar. Stated 1st ptg. [vii],844 pp. View more info

The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Thornton Wilder

By: Stein, Gertrude, and Thornton Wilder; Edward M. Burns and Ulla E. Dydo with William Rice (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047843

ISBN: 0300067747

Condition: New


Tan 1/4 cloth, burgundy paper covered boards, lettered in black. New, as issued, in pictorial dust jacket, now in mylar. xxx,452 pp., illus. 1st ptg., complete number line. From Gotham Book Mart collection. View more info

Painted Lace and Other Pieces [1914-1937] [The Yale Edition of the Unpublished Writings of Gertrude Stein, Volume Five/V/5]

By: Stein, Gertrude; Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (intro.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048976

ISBN: B000JD4FWM

Condition: Near Fine


Rust cloth, lettered in gold foil. xviii,317 pp. 1st ed. Minor shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Stanzas in Meditation [1929-1933] [The Yale Edition of the Unpublished Writings of Gertrude Stein, Volume Six/VI/6]

By: Stein, Gertrude; Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (intro.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048977

ISBN: 0836951662

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gold foil. xxv,298 pp. 1st ed. Minor shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Mrs. Reynolds and Five Earlier Novelettes [The Yale Edition of the Unpublished Writings of Gertrude Stein, Volume Two/II/2]

By: Stein, Gertrude; Lloyd Frankenberg (fwd.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048974

ISBN: B0000CIGFV

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth, lettered in gold foil. xiii,378 pp. 1st ed. Mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities, some toning along text block edges and to endpapers. Former owner's book plate mounted inside front cover. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info