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Hospital Sketches

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: James Redpath: 1863

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 58147


Original wine-colored cloth, stamped with the title in gilt on the front and spine. Yellow endpapers, 2pp. of publisher's ads at the end with announcement for Wendell Phillips Speeches priced at $2.50. The covers are quite worn with bumping at the corners and spine ends. Fading to light brown along the edges and spine. There is some evidence of early dampness to the back cover and there are some areas of the cloth that have lifted up from the boards. There is some wrinkl... View more info

The Particulars of Rapture An Aesthetics of the Affects

By: Altieri, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 64307


Matte wraps with trace edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages View more info

Works and Days of a Major Latin American Writer

By: Anadon, Jose

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Asociacion Iberoamericana y Filipina de Atenos: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 63905


SIGNED by author in Spanish on half title page along with personalized inscription and date. Navy paper covered boards with mild edgewear, bumped corners and spine ends, and a few dents to spine sides. Dj has mild edgewear. Binding tight, text clean. No stickers or stamps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Random House: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 67714


Maroon cloth. #196/500, signed by the author. A nearly fine copy, very clean and tight. In a matching board slipcase which does have a couple of scuffs to the lower end, otherwise very good and solid. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

ACCENT ON AMERICA

By: Armitage, Merle

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, E. Weyhe: 1944

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 20170


Limited to 1675 copies, nice decoration illustrations. Blue cloth-covered boards, edges faded, light soil and a few spots to text block edges. Dust jacket is price clipped, small chips and tears, rubbing, corners chipped, spine faded, 1/2" x 1/4" chip lower rear panel, lower spine chipped to 1/4" and a little larger chip next to it on rear panel. ; Illustrations; 8vo; 406 pages View more info

MOTHER OF FELIPE And Other Early Stories

By: Austin, Mary

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Book Club Of America: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45738


Collected and Edited by Franklin Walker; limited to 400 copies; bound in decorated paper over boards; decorations by Cas Duchow; deckled fore-edge. Printed by The Ward Ritchie Press. Light wear/rubbing along spine; slight bumping at corners; tiny (less than half-inch long) , thin dark line/stain on bottom edge of text block; previous owner book plate on front paste down. Subscription piece laid inside back board. ; 8vo; 144 pages View more info

The Unseen

By: Balestrini, Nanni & Liz Heron, trans.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Verso: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 67882


Green boards. Signed with a long inscription by Balestrini to the dedication page. He has dated this in 1989. A review copy with the publisher's slip laid in loose. The lower spine end is bumped but all else is nearly fine. The dust jacket is very nice but for tiny chips to two corners. Quite clean otherwise. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Akbar Nama of Abu-L-Fazal/Volumes 1 & 2 in 1 Book and Volume 3

By: Beveridge, Henry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: South Asia Books: 1993

Seller ID: 67917


Plastic lamination of hardcover is peeling/wrinkled on the spine. slight damage at the top and base of spine. ; Hardcover 3 volume set bound in 2 books. ; 9 X 6.20 X 4.20 inches View more info

Twenty-First-Century Fiction A Critical Introduction

By: Boxall, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 62169


Glossy wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. No ownership marks, stickers or stamps.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages View more info

Crimes against the State, Crimes against Persons Detective Fiction in Cuba and Mexico

By: Braham, Persephone

Price: $16.00

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press: 2004

Seller ID: 62594


Glossy wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Trace soil to text block. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages View more info

Novels of the Sisters Bronte - The Thornton Edition(Complete in twelve volumes)

By: Bronte, Charlotte [edited By Temple Scott]

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Downey and Co: 1898

Seller ID: 61432


All uniformly bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on the spine. TEG. Frontispieces to most volumes. The titles include Jane Eyre(2 vols.); The Professor; Villette(2 vols.); Shirley(2 vols.); Wuthering Heights; The Tenant of Wildfell Hall(2 vols.); Agnes Grey and Gaskell's Life of Charlotte Bronte. The Gaskell's Life of Charlotte Bronte volume is dated 1901 but is match for the rest. There is light wear to the edges and corners, some scuffing to the cl... View more info

A PRIVATE VIEW

By: Brookner, Anita

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 44463


SIGNED and dated by Brookner on title page. Grey paper-covered boards; dust jacket protected in removable, clear, archival sleeve. Book has creasing to rfe, lower corners of several pages damaged (almost looks like teeth marks but no pages are actually torn or punctured), light foxing to edges and first/last couple pages, slight fading to top edge, binding slightly shelf-cocked; jacket lightly foxed and soiled, light waterstain (roughly 2.5" x 1/2") around lower ... View more info

THE WORLD IN 1931

By: Bruce, Stewart E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: F. L. Searle & Co.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 58434


Green cloth covered boards with title in brown on spine and black on front cover; bumping and wear to corners and ends of spine; light soiling. Darkening to top edge of text block. Binding tight, text clean. Inscribed and signed by author in ink on ffep. Newspaper article by author, which has been marked on a little with graphite and colored pencils, is glued inside rear cover.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 192 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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A Bukowski Sampler

By: Bukowski, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Quixote Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 64544


First printing in printed orange wraps. A photograph (very dark) on the back cover. Light cover soiling, a few minor spots to the rear. Some minor bumps or creasing to the fore corners. A bit of fading to the spine. There is a 1" stain to the lower page edge at the fore edge. This does not intrude into the margins. Former owner name and phone number to the lower, title page. Very tight and otherwise clean interior. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages View more info

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NAKED LUNCH(Excerpt, preview)

By: Burroughs, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1962

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 62994


Printed stapled wraps with a photograph of Burroughs on the front. Printed pub. date of Nov. 20, 1962 at the lower, front. Comments about Naked Lunch on the back cover include, John Ciardi, Norman Mailer, Robert Lowell, and Jack Kerouac. There is some toning about the edges, short name stamp to the upper, front corner. All else is very clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages View more info

ANIMAL CONVENTIONS IN ENGLISH RENAISSANCE NON-RELIGIOUS PROSE, 1550-1600

By: Carroll, William Meredith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 66405


Cloth covered boards with trace wear. Binding sound, text clean. Mild foxing to interior and text block.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 166 pages View more info

Atala by Chateaubriand

By: Chateaubriand; James Spence Harry

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Belford, Clarke & Co.: 1887

Seller ID: 65037


Brown cloth covered boards with black and gilt stamped lettering and imagery. Some gilt is rubbed or darkened. Mild scuffing and scratching. Spine ends and corners bumped with board showing at corners and a little fraying at spine ends. Binding tight, text clean. All edges gilt. Gift inscription to first blank page. Traces of soil to interior. Illustrated with 30 plates. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Images and Ideas in Chinese Classical Prose Studies of Four Masters

By: Chen, Yu-shih

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 67042


Dust jacket in good+ condition: edge wear, dust on back flap, moderate rubbing to spine interfering with clarity of title, traces of foxing inside jacket spine. Book in very good condition, green cloth covered boards: trace foxing to text block, lightly bumped spine, very faint foxing to front pastedowns, no markings whatsoever inside, tight binding. (photos upon request.) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages View more info

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A Bibliography of William Sydney Porter (O. Henry)

By: Clarkson, Paul S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Caxton Printers: 1938

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 63170


#506 of 600 limited, signed copies. Signed by the author with inscription on special page, and also signed by author on title page. Gray cloth covered boards with gilt titles and mild edgewear; bumped spine ends and corners. Dj in new mylar has moderate chipping along top edge, small hole in front panel near fore edge, mild soil and slight darkening over spine. Not price clipped. Binding tight. Scattered pen marking to text. Light uneven browning to pastedowns and eps. M... View more info

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Gardens and Books The Autobiography of Katharine Clemens

By: Clemens, Katharine, Forward By Cyril Clemens

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Webster Groves, International Mark Twain Society: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 67577


Green cloth. Illustrated. Foxing to the endpapers, a bit of soiling to the upper page edges. Fading to the extreme upper edge of the spine. All else is quite clean and unmarked. The colorful dust jacket has a crease down the spine, a couple of creases to the upper front flap. Chipping at the spine ends and just a bit to the corners. Lettering on the spine is faded but readable. Scarce in dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info