Hardcover. New York, Knopf, 1st, 1st, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 354 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ACTRESS DEMI MOORE on title page. Moore portrayed the character Erin Grant in the film adaptation. Mild fading to dust jacket spine. Light edgewear to dust jacket as well, mostly to fore edge corners. In a protective plastic sleeve. A clean and tight copy.
Hardcover. NY, Harper & Bros, 1st, 1893, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Cover with light wear. *Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1893.;First edition. BAL 6465, state 2, binding 2; Wright III, 2077. 8vo, original pictorial sage-green cloth, giltlettering. Frontis and 23 plates. | The first serious novel to look at life in that American urban innovation, the sky-scraper. The Cliff-Dwellers is "the first important American novel with city life at its theme . . . more than on
Hardcover. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1st, 1905, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 209 pages, decorated gray cloth covers. Title page with red decorations, small red circular decoration on each page. Tight, clean copy.
Hardcover. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1st , 1913, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 1st Edition, second issue with chiince bugs corrected to chince bugs on page 60. Color frontispiece by Clarence Underwood. Willa Cather's first novel of her Great Plains trilogy, followed by "The Song of the Lark" (1915), and "My Antonia" (1918). Date of 1913 on title page. Rear flyleaf with remnants of library checkout list with glue stain. Otherwise a clean, tight copy with light soil to light tan cloth.
Paperback. Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press, uncorr.proofs wraps, 1990, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, SIGNED BY NELSON on title page at the Breadloaf Writer's Conference 2000. yellow wraps. A proof of Nelson's 1st book.
Hardcover. New York, Vantage Press, 1st, 1962, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 128 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Shelf wear to dust jacket front and back, with sun fading to dust jacket spine. Otherwise clean, unmarked copy. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON FRONT FLY LEAF.
Hardcover. Germany, Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1st, 1865, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 298 pages. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Red leather spine with gilt lettering. Foxing to all pages with some edgewear. Previous library stamp to front fly leaf. A very scarce edition. Two volumes bound in one.
Hardcover. Mexico City, Joaquin Mortiz, 1st , 1970, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 242 pages. First Edition printed in Mexico City, #1146 of 5000 copies. Red cloth and gilt lettering on spine. Dust jacket has light soiling and chipping, covered with a clear plastic Brodart.
Hardcover. London, Macmillan, 1st thus, 1893, Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: None, Super cond. with lovely gilt-decorated covers. Illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Previous owner's signature. on half-title pg. that reads H.M. Brock (his brother).
Hardcover. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 3rd pr., 1993, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 337 pages. Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Dust jacket with minor wear, sun-faded, now protected with clear, plastic cover. Overall clean unmarked copy.
hard back. NY, Harper & Bros, 1st, 1890, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Gilt decorated covers. Black & white illustrations by H.F. Farny. Top and bottom of spine frayed. Front is loose, but could be fixed easily.
Hardcover. Philadelphia , Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1st, 1871, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 179 pages, 16 silhouette illustrations by Augustus Hoppin. Green cloth with gilt design and lettering. Binding a bit shaken, hinges cracked, interior clean.
Hardcover. Boston, D. Lothrop and Co., 1st, 1873, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 624 pages. Hardcover. B/w illustrations throughout. Green fabric bound covers, very well preserved for its age. Covers still bright, gilt title on spine. Just a bit of wear to spine, as well as some age wear at corners of covers (shelf wear). Edges and pages lightly yellow with age. No rips or tears, spine very much intact. Previous owners signatures and address label on first few pages (endpapers, front flyleaf).
Softcover. NY, Cosmopolitan, 1st , 1929, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, An advance printing from Cosmopolitan Magazine of a short story by Lewis to run in the October 1924 issue. 34 pages. Small, fragile book in blue cardboard covers.
Hardcover. Santa Barbara CA, Black Sparrow Press, 1st thus, 1982, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, With a new Preface by the Author. Hardcover, numbered and signed issue, limited to 350 numbered hardcover copies, signed by Paul Bowles [# 78]. . A fine copy in fine, unprinted acetate dust jacket. SIGNED BY PAUL BOWLES (on limitation page). Octavo, cloth spine, paper-covered boards, 406 pages.
Hardcover. Boston, Houghton, Mifflin Co., 10th?, 1912, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardbound, 18 vol set. Broken set. Blue cloth covers with black and gold decorations and gold lettering. Minor markings to cover. Spottings to edges. Corners a bit bumped. Very light yellowing to inside pages at spine.
Softcover. Tokyo, University of Tokyo Press, 1st pb, 1979, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Japan Foundation Translation Series. 266 pages. Translated to English by Dennis Keene. Pictorial stiff wrappers. Minor wear to covers, else a very nice, tight, clean copy of this scarce title.
Hardcover. Saynt Albans, George G. Harrad, 1st Thus, 1920, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 160 pages. Hardcover. Brown leather covers with three studded straps from spine bound to front and rear covers with brass studs. Title and decoration stamped on front cover. Previous owners name at top of front endpaper. Features full color and black & white illustrations by Evelyn Paul. Wear, and some loss of leather at top and bottom of spine, light rubbing to cover edges. Pages are clean, unmarked.
Hardcover. London, William Heinemann, 1st, 1913, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 531 pages. Association copy with signature of C. G. HURD ( famous children's book illustrator) on front end paper. Spine with 1' rip to cloth at top. Spotting to top & bottom edges. Front cover with small stain.
Hardcover. New York , Longmans Green & Co., 1st US, 1900, Dust Jacket: None, 345 pages plus 24 pages of publisher's ads in rear. Bright blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to front and spine. Copyright page states First Edition November,1899, then underneath: Reprinted January 1900. This is the first US Edition and preceeds the UK book publication. The novel (Churchill's only work of fiction) originally was serialized in an English publication, hence the copyright date. Previous owner's inscription on front fly leaf otherwise clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Paris, J. Hetzel, Early Edition, NA, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 370 pages plus one page of advertising. French text only. Hardcover. Beautiful decoration in gilt and black on red cloth covers. Fading to spine with moderate rubbing along both edges, light fraying at top and bottom. All edges gilt. Previous owners inscription opposite half title page dated December 25th, 1887. Black & white illustrations by Ch. Brabant. Book includes both parts of Michel Strogoff and story "Un Drame au Mexico". Some pages with a degree of toning at edges. Pages are clean, unmarked.
Hardcover. London, Headline Book Publishing, London, Reprint, 2005, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 533 pages. Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page, supplemented with an interview of the author, a short story by the author, and discussion questions. Very slight corner and edge wear, otherwise, spotless and tight copy.
Hardcover. Boston, Houghton Mifflin , 1st, 1974, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 239 pages, red cloth covers with black lettering. Bright, unclipped dust jacket (red title on spine with VERY slight fade. SIGNED BY PRICE on the front fly leaf. His first book.
Hardcover. London, Charles Knight and Co., 1st thus, 1939-41, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Three volumes bound in marbled boards with black leather spines and corners. Spines stamped in gilt, text pages with marbled edges matching boards. First Edition Quarto, published 1839, 1840, 1841, three volumes: 618, 643, 763 pages, profusely illustrated with engravings by William Harvey. Extra illustrated title page. Previous owner's bookplate inside front covers. Volume 2 and 3 with light water stain to page edges (in margins only) to first 16 pages. Otherwise clean, tight set.
Hardcover. New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., 1st US, 1941, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 352 pages. Translated from Russian by Malcolm Burr. Cloth covers, blue stamped titles, 3 b&w illustrated maps, blue top edge stain. Rubbing and light soiling to covers, spine lightly cocked, previous owner
Hardcover. Boston, D. Lothrop and Co., 1st, 1873, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 590 pages. Hardcover. B/w illustrations (plates) throughout. Line illustrations, illustrator uncredited. Covers bound in green fabric, gilt title/design on spine. Cover boards show some age wear, fraying on spine edges and corners. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Previous owners' signatures and address label on endpapers and preliminary page. First few pages, back endpapers, becoming loose from binding but still attached, and title and contents pages are detached but laying within. No pages missing. Edges are age-yellowed. In decent shape for its age.
Hardcover. Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1st US, 1932, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 648 pages. Hardcover. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR WITH LINE FROM BOOK ( "As soon as I have half a chance I'll take up my chamber music again") ON TITLE PAGE, DATED MAY 1933 - the same line is written in pencil on half title page. Hairline cracks along inside front hinge - hinge still firm. Light fraying to cloth at top of spine. Top edge stained red. Some Loss of silver around spine title. Light rubbing to cover corners. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. London, Merrill & Baker, 1st Thus, 1900, Dust Jacket: None, 504 pages (Vol. I) and 508 pages (Vol. II). Limited edition, #109 of 500. Introduction by Richard Garnett, editor. 52 captioned b/w illustrations by various artists, including two illustrated title pages. Color frontispiece in each volume. Half leather binding with raised spine bands, marble boards, and marble endpapers. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Some parts of leather are turning green. Light wear to cover edges, and minor chipping to spine edges. More serious chipping to top of spine on Vol. II, and frayed wear to top of spine on Vol. 1 Rear hinge of Vol. II is split about 3/4 of the way down, but cover is still attached. Previous owner's bookplate on inside front covers. Top edge gilt. Deckled page edges. Very Good.
Hardcover. Philadelphia, Macrae Smith , 1st, 1937, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 255 pages. Hardcover. Front hinge tender. Top edge stained red.Small spot of discoloration at bottom right corner of front cover; small black spot at front cover hinge/spine edge. An early Max Brand spy adventure written under his Frost pseudonym.
Hardcover. London, George Newnes Limited, Souvenir Edition, 1902, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 285 pages. Hardcover. Souvenir Edition. Rare and collectible. Dark blue cloth (with agewear), decorative gilt titles to front cover and spine, blind stamped to back cover. Previous owner inscription to top of preliminary page. Slightly edgeworn, spine a touch frayed to top and bottom and cocked. Scattered foxing and a few small marks but overall internally clean. Top edge gilt. Some age yellowing to pages/endpapers. Gutters split in a few places but still intact and binding good.