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Earl of Chesterfield, Letters to His Son

By: Stanhope, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1973

Seller ID: 15716

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 201. Reprint. Decorative red, white and black boards with black quarter cloth and stamped gilt titling on spine, faux leather gray slipcase. Publisher's ink on top edge of text block. Includes frontispiece, wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith. Short newspaper article on Chesterfield laid in. Bookplate on front pastedown, slipcase and boards have the slightest edge wear. View more info

The Book of Mischief

By: Stern, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Graywolf Press: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10100

ISBN: 1555976212

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 371. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Bumping on head of spine of board and dust jacket, sunning along top of boards, light wear on corners. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Bear and His Daughter: Stories

By: Stone, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1997

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13979

ISBN: 0395636523

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 222. Signed by author on title page. Red boards with black quarter cloth and gilt titling; deckle edge. Boards have light edge wear and scuff marks, jacket has edge wear as well. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Travels of Lemuel Gulliver

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Springfield, Ohio, Farm and Fireside Company: 1881

Seller ID: 22509

Condition: Good


12mo (19 cm), pp. 122. Brown paper wrappers with black lettering. Number 5 in the Farm and Fireside reprint library, originally priced at 25 cents. Spine is taped, moderate edge wear with chips and closed tears. View more info

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The Quest for Corvo

By: Symons, A. J.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1992

Seller ID: 15714

Condition: Fine


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 290. Reprint. Red, white and blue decorating boards with navy blue quarter cloth and slipcase. Publisher's ink on top edge of text block. Includes introductions, index. Slipcase has slight wear on bottom edge. View more info

The Marrowbone Marble Company

By: Taylor, Glenn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ecco: 2010

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10085

ISBN: 0061923931

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 360. Black boards with red quarter cloth binding and black text on spine. Light wear on spine and corners, with one larger bump on bottom center of front board. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Thackeray's Works (Complete 20 volume set)

By: Thackeray, William

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Merrill and Baker: 1896

Seller ID: 7694

Condition: Very good


Octavo (18.5 cm)The complete 20-volume set of the beautiful "Illustrated Cabinet Edition." No jackets as issued. Decorative endpapers and pastedowns. Top edges gilt. Marbled boards with half-leather and leather corners. Leather on boards is green, on spines is brown. Spine has gilt text and decorations with five raised bands. This set is ex-library with a card pocket and card in the first volume and library stamp on the back pastedown of the other volumes. Each volume also has a previous owner's bookplate on the front free endpaper. Text is clean and binding is square and tight in each... View more info

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Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices

By: Thomas, Dylan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1973

Seller ID: 15717

Condition: Very good


Octavo (25 cm), pp. 93. Green cloth upper board with black stamped leaf motif, red cloth on spine and lower board with stamped gilt titling. Gray slipcase, publisher's ink on top edge of text block. Illustrated with lithographs by Ceri Richards, including frontispiece. Publisher's postcard laid in. Small scratch (1/2") on lower board, small stain on slipcase. View more info

Best of the West 2010

By: Thomas, James and D. Seth Horton (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas: 2010

Seller ID: 13998

ISBN: 0292722982

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 246. Cover has light edge wear, one small closed tear. View more info

Stony River

By: Tricia Dower

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Penguin Group: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9214

ISBN: 0143182471

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22.5cm), pp. 350. Some dog-eared and creased pages. Top edge of cover has slight bumping. First Edition. View more info

Glow

By: Tuccelli, Jessica Maria

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8571

ISBN: 0670023310

Condition: Near fine


Octavo. 324pp. Very slight rubbing on corners of boards, rubbing on edges of dust jacket. Gray boards with teal quarter cloth binding and gilt. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Diary of a Village Shopkeeper

By: Turner, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1998

Seller ID: 15712

Condition: Fine


Duodecimo (19.5 cm), pp. 443. Reprint. Marbled boards with blue quarter cloth, red slipcase. Publisher's ink on top edge of text block. Includes foldout genealogical chart of the Turner family, and biographies of principle family members. Illustrated with engravings by Miriam Macgregor. Slipcase has light bumping and wear. View more info

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, or the Marvellous and Exciting Adventures of Pierre Aronnax, Conseil his Servant, and Ned Land, a Canadian Harpooner

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, Geo. M. Smith: 1874

Seller ID: 28086

Condition: Good


Early printing. Octavo (21 cm), pp. [iii], iv-xiii, [xiv-xv], [3], 4-303, [1] plus 109 illustrated plates (frontispiece is missing). Green cloth with gilt and black text and decorations, dark brown end papers. This is the James R. Osgood edition, sold only by subscription. Two of the plates are of maps created by the author. Contemporary previous owner's name on front free end paper and title page. Binding is cracked and loose, edges with extensive wear and chipping to cloth, minor foxing and smudging to several pages. No jacket. One of the earliest English translations of this French science ... View more info

Thy Neighbor

By: Vincent, Norah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9261

ISBN: 0670023744

Condition: Very good


Octavo. (24cm), pp. 306. White boards with yellow quarter cloth binding and tan text on spine. Bumping on tail of spine, some rubbing on dust jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

American Boy

By: Watson, Larry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Milkweed Editions: 2011

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 22892

ISBN: 1571310789

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21 cm.), pp. 251. Black boards with gilt spine text. Very slight bumping and wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Death of Jim Loney

By: Welch, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1979

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24417

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 179. Second printing. Signed by author on title page with date (Aug 8 1995) and location (Missoula, MT). Blue boards with blue quarter cloth and gilt spine text. Blue illustrated jacket with author photo on back. Minor bumping to spine ends. Jacket is price-clipped with minor edge wear. The second novel by the acclaimed author of Winter in the Blood and Fools Crow. Dust jacket present. View more info

The Short Story in America

By: West, Ray B. Jr.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17706

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 147. Signed and inscribed by author on front pastedown: "For Ed- who knows far better than I how much he contributed, who does not know as well as I how much it was appreciated. Ray B. West / Iowa City, Oct. 20, 1952." With bookplate on free front endpaper "From the Library of Edward F. McGuire." Navy blue boards with gilt titling, blue and yellow jacket. Boards are worn at extremities, with crimped corners. Jacket has a few small chips and closed tears, and one spot where the color bled through onto the underside. West was a professor at the University of I... View more info

Sierra: A Novel of the California Gold Rush

By: Wheeler, Richard S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Tom Doherty Associates: 1996

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8760

ISBN: 0312861850

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 378. Black boards with gilt text on spine. Jacket has light wear. Inscribed and signed by Wheeler, "For John and Pat, my new neighbors" Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Easy Pickings

By: Wheeler, Richard S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Tom Doherty: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 20584

ISBN: 0765381613

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 285. Signed by author on title page. Green boards with gilt spine text. "March [McPhee] is alone and despairing. Here's where Wheeler, author of more than 50 western novels and a six-time Spur Award winner, shows his chops. A typical western author would trot out a fast gun with a murky past (Shane! Hondo!). But clichés are not in Wheeler's repertoire. ... March launches into a one-woman guerrilla campaign against the Roach-Laidlaw crime family and engineers a very satisfying conclusion" (Booklist). Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Over Time, Over Distance, Overseas

By: Williams, Beatriz

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2011

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9240

ISBN: 0399157646

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 456. Blue boards with blue quarter cloth binding and blue text on spine and front board. Spine slightly cocked, light corner wear on jacket and boards. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info