Hardcover. Verona IT, The Limited Editions Club, 1st thus, 1974, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcovers, two-volume set. Green cloth boards stamped in green and gold with gray endpapers in green paper over boards slipcase with paper spine label. Glassine dust wrappers very good. Signed by artist Fritz Eichenberg on limitation page in back of volume two. (Copy #1370 of 2,000)Books are like new; clean and crisp with no writing or names. Binding tight and pages crisp.
Hardcover. NY, The Truth Seeker Company, 1st, 1894, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, beige cloth stamped in black and gilt. Morgan Andrew Robertson [1861-1915] was an American author and the self-proclaimed inventor of the periscope. This title is apparently his rare first book- a narrative poem about heaven versus the devil. B&w frontis and great text illustrations by A. Carey K. Jurist. Inscription on front fly leaf, otherwise clean.
Hardcover. NY, The Literary Guild of America , BC Ed., Hardcover in a bright, lightly worn dust jacket. Book Club edition. The 2nd Tommy Hambledon adventure. When it was first published in 1941 in the U.S., A Toast to Tomorrow ( Pray Silence in Britain), along with its predecessor Drink to Yesterday, was heralded by famed critic Anthony Boucher as "a single long and magnificent novel of drama, intrigue and humor." Howard Haycraft, the dean of mystery historians, called the two books "superior" examples of the new wave of realistic spy-and- intrigue. Clean copy.
Hardcover. New York, Modern Age Books, Inc. , 1st, 1938, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardbound, 166 pages. Illustrated in b&w by Frank Dobias. Camp name written in pen on front end paper. Blue cloth with white lettering and picture of a high-steel worker riding a girder being winched up. Corners bumped, mild shelf wear.
Hardcover. Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott, 1st thus, 1906, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Two matching volumes complete, green cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. B&w illustrations by Frank Richards. Edited by George Saintsbury. Covers show edgewear, spines darkened.
Softcover. London, Hard Case Crime, 1st thus, 2020, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, colorful wraps with a retro-style illustration by Paul Mann. When the beautiful young videographer offered to join his campaign, Senator Lee Rogers should've known better. But saying no would have taken a stronger man than Rogers, with his ailing wife and his robust libido. Enter Barton Brock, the senator's fixer. He's already gotten rid of one troublesome young woman--how hard could this new one turn out to be?Pursued from Washington D.C. to the streets of Paris, 18-year-old Fanny Cours knows her reputation and budding career are on the line. But what she doesn't realize is that her life might be as well...Like new.
Hardcover. New York , Macmillan, 1st, 1927, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, red cloth stamped in black. Color frontispiece and 2 b&w plates (not credited), 299 pages. The adventure of Zeb Pike, a young officer sent to explore the Mississippi and to make treaties with the Indians he meets on the way. Light soil to top edge otherwise clean, very good.
Hardcover. Boston, Lothrop Publishing Company, reprint, 1890, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, green cloth stamped in gilt and black. Spine slightly cocked. Four b&w plates not credited. No date on title page, copyright page states 1890. Name on front fly leaf, otherwise clean. Alden was the best-selling Christian author of her time. Born in 1841, her first book, Helen Lester, was published in 1865. With that success, Isabella became a tireless writer of books and short stories that explained God's plan for salvation and reinforced Christian values. A talented writer, her inventive plots and wonderful dialog were featured in over 100 books, many of which were translated into different languages and sold around the world.
Hardcover. New York, Macmillan Co., 1st, 1949, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardbound, gray cloth stamped in red, 197 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations by Ralph Ray. Previous owner's inscription front fly leaf. Young adult mystery involving Jon and Judy's summer vacay set in Navajo country amongst Zuni and Hopi pueblos.
Hardcover. NY, Viking Press, 1st US, 1965, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover in a worn and rubbed dust jacket. Ex-lib with stamping to front fly leaf, envelope inside rear cover. Interior clean. Translated from Swedish by Florence Lamborn. Illustrated in b&w by Don Freeman.
Hardcover. Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs, 1st, 1908, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, brown cloth stamped in pale yellow, cover label illustration, 288 pages, b&w illustrations by Charles Copeland who also did the endpapers drawing. Previous owner's signature on blank page, otherwise clean.
Hardcover. Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1st, 1931, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 256 pages. Previous owner's inscription front fly leaf. U. S. O. stamp inside front and back covers. Remnants of label on back end papers. Black cloth covers with green lettering on front and spine. Some white spots on covers. Clean. Scarce. No dust jacket.
New York, Holt Rinehart Winston , 1st US, 1972, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover. 128 pages. Black & white decorations by Antony Maitland. Ex-library with usual markings and stamping. Dust jacket with tear, library label on spine.
Hardcover. Philadelphia, Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1st, 1890, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, brown cloth stamped in black and gilt. 4 b&w plates. Covers with edge wear, gilt slightly faded. Library bookplate inside front cover, otherwise clean, no markings.
NY, Oxford University Press, 1st US, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, green cloth stamped in gilt. Color frontis. and black & white illustrations by George Morrow. Illustrated end papers. Edgewear and mild soil to covers. No markings.
Hardcover. NY, Simon & Schuster, 1st, 1976, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright unclipped dust jacket. Remainder stamp on bottom edge. Lieberman's fifth novel features Dr. Paul Konig, New York City Chief Medical Examiner, studying the grisly remains of two -- or is it three -- people pulled out of the East River even as he learns his daughter has been kidnapped and he is thrust into a situation beyond all his considerable experience.
Hardcover. NY, Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1st, 1941, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, tan cloth covers stamped in blue, 294 pages. Endpapers art and b&w illustrations by Eva A. Watson. A story based on the formation of the Coat-Rolls. New England women were asked to make coats for their men fighting in the War of Independence. Clean copy.
Boston, Little Brown and Company, 1st, 1934, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, blue cloth stamped with yellow lettering. 286 pages illustrated in b&w by Gordon Grant. Follows the popular The Half Deck, which he wrote in 1933. The Monarch, under Capt. McFarlane, leaves the Firth of Clyde for Africa, the Barbadoes, New Orleans, and back. War is declared while in Africa, and the ship tries to outrun a submarine. Small name on front fly leaf otherwise a clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. NY, Harper & Row, 1st, 1985, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket. Vanise Dorsinville is fleeing Haiti while Robert Dubois abandons his life in New Hampshire; a novel of how their lives collide. Continental Drift is the story of a young blue-collar worker and family man who abandons his broken dreams in New Hampshire and the story of a young Haitian woman who, with her nephew and baby, flees the brutal injustice and poverty of her homeland. A powerful literary classic from one of contemporary fiction's most acclaimed and important writers.
Hardcover. Toronto, Copp Clark, reprint, 1942, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, green cloth stamped with black design. 281 pages, b&w drawings by L.F. Grant. Fleeing from the evil Sir Philip Morton, Peter Brownrigg finds himself on the wrong side of the law - and on the run. As he makes his way to London, he meets Kit, another runaway, and the two decide to stick together. With luck on their side, they find jobs as apprentices to William Shakespeare, but a chance discovery endangers their lives once more.
Hardcover. NY, Harper & Brothers, 1st, 1933, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 295 pages. Early Book Club Edition, with H-H code at copyright page, blue cloth with green stamping, lacking "first edition" statement. Burnett's well received novel of a gambler, his love for a dog, and his marriage to a woman "who could never understand his hunger for easy money and excitement, his belief that five might always get him ten, his love of cards, horse racing and dog racing". Very good in bright and attractive jacket (printed without price at front flap), few nicks and light wear. Previous owner's bookplate on inside front cover.
Hardcover. Frankfurt, Suhrkamp, 1st , 1961, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 336 pages. GERMAN TEXT. Long previous owner's inscription on half title page. Red boards, cream colored cloth-label on spine. Beautiful dust jacket with only one tiny spot on lower edge of front cover, protected in clear mylar sleeve. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York , Dodd Mead, 1st, 1907, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, light blue cloth with color label illustration pasted to front cover, title stamped in white. 346 pages, illustrations by B. Martin Justice. Minor shelf wear. This story set in the American West centers around the adopted daughter of the town marshall and the mystery surrounding her parentage.
Hardcover. New York, Lovell, Coryell & Company, 1st, 1895, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, terra-cotta cloth stamped in black and gilt. Cover shows some light wear but otherwise internally clean. Black & white illustrations by E.W. Kemble. An early American novel featuring Italian immigrants in New York by a respected journalist who was familiar with the people there. Clean copy.
Hardcover. San Diego, CA, IDW Publishing, 1st, 2014, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 108 pages. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Color illustrations. Stamped decorative covers. Clean, unmarked copy. Ditko's Shorts is a fun and incredibly fascinating compilation of short comics one, two and three pages in length. Only a brilliant master could tell a dramatic, compelling tale in such compact form. You'll thrill as Ditko walks this exciting high-wire act without a net! The many stories contained in this hardcover are fast-paced and sport terrific, compelling artwork as only Steve Ditko can draw it! The genres show the artist's great range. There's horror, fantasy, science fiction, western, and even humorous stories. Taken from rare comic books from a who's who of publishers, all the comics are meticulously restored and printed in a beautiful, large-format book.
Hardcover. Boston, Roberts Bros., reprint, 1892, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, bright blue cloth stamped in maroon, making the front cover hard to read. Spine stamped in bright gilt. Many b&w text and full-page illustrations, not credited. A story of twins brought up in Europe by their uncle, whose full story remains a mystery. Inscription on front fly leaf otherwise clean.
Hardcover. New York, Macmillian Company, reprint, 1937, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 294 pages. Hardcover with stamped lettering on front and spine. Light edgewear to covers, and pages. Light soil on corners. Previous owner's name and bookplate on front fly leaf. Spine faded. Illustrated by Marguerite de Angeli.
Hardcover. Boston, Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1st, 1856, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Volume I contains 329 pages followed by six pages of ads. Volume II contains 370 pages (including the appendix) followed by one blank leaf. Hardcovers. Gilt text on the spines, as well as to top and bottom text block edges. Previous owner's bookplate to front endpapers in both volumes. Volume 1 has rubbing and edgewear to boards and slight cracking to spine. Slightly unhinged front flyleaf. Mild creasing to top edges of page 25 and to fore edge of page 291. Moderate bumping to corners. Volume II has rubbing and edgewear to boards and slight cracking to spine as well. Slightly unhinged front flyleaf. Two inch tear to front flyleaf fore edge. Moderate bumping to corners. Unmarked. Bright and clean copies.
Hardcover. West Plains MO, Russ Cochran, 1st, 1980, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Some of the most beautiful visions of 1950s science fiction from artists Al Feldstein, Wally Wood, Al Williamson, Harvey Kurtzman, Joe Orlando, Jack Kamen & others. From 1952 writer Ray Bradbury's stories were adapted & several are featured here. Other science fiction writers were also sampled without their knowledge. 4 volume slipcased set. Published originally by William M. Gaines (1950-53). Black and white reproductions of the comics with color reproductions of the covers. Books and slipcase clean, very good.
Hardcover. NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1st US, 1940, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, light green cloth stamped in dark green. In a worn, chipped dust jacket. Small ownership sticker on front fly leaf, otherwise clean.
Hardcover. Clarkston GA, White Wolf Publishing, 1st, 1998, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket, 625 pages. Illustrated by Phil Hale. Young Kingdoms map by James Cawthorm. Reader's Guide by John Davey. Volume 11 of the Eternal Champion series. Includes the novels: *The Sleeping Sorceress*, *The Revenge of the Rose*, *The Stealer of Souls*, *Kings in Darkness*, *The Caravan of Forgotten Dreams*, and *Stormbringer*, revised for U.S. publication. Clean copy.
Hardcover. NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1st, 1940, Book: Good, Hardcover, pastel peach cloth stamped in dark blue. 175 pages, illustrated with charming b&w drawings by Flavia Gag. Evans' first story about white folks full of the spirit of a vanished era. 12 yr old Emma Belle is in a small Tennessee town in 1881 As the undisputed leader of her two younger sisters she must figure out how to get to Kinfolks Meeting which their mother has opposed. Spine has a small 3/4" tear, otherwise sound, clean copy.
Hardcover. NY, Harcourt, Brace and World, 1st US, 1964, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover in a bright. lightly worn dust jacket. Dust jacket is an illustration of a German work camp with a girl and guard on the face. A young adult novel by a Norwegian writer about an escape from a German prison camp in WW2. Clean copy.
Hardcover. Boston, Little, Brown, & Co. , reprint, 1895, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, beautifully decorated green cloth stamped in gilt. Teg, deckle edges. B&w frontispiece with tissue guard. Exterior clean and bright. Interior with stamping, marking to several pages, from a private library.
Hardcover. Chicago, Rand McNally , 1st US, 1963, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 192 pages. Black & white Illustrations by Richard Kennedy, with copyright stamps (both US and Canada) on title page.
Hardcover. Garden City NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1st, 1932, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardbound, 261 pages. Black & white illustrations by Carl Moon with one color plate in front. Rough cut edge. Turquoise cloth covers. Markings, soiling, to covers. Corners bumped. Spine and edgewear. Spine fade. Yellow top edge. Illustrated front endpapers. Ex-library with usual markings and stamping. Also extra library card on back of color plate.
Hardcover. New York , Charles Scribner's Sons, 1st, 1929, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 355 pages, black cloth covers with gold label on spine and front cover. Title page with 1929, copyright page states 1929, no other printing. Scribner's seal present. No disclaimer on dedication page, all indicating a first issue of the first printing. Previous owner's penciled name on front fly leaf with a small embossed stamp at bottom of page. Covers show wear with black cloth mottled/uneven color. The gold labels are badly scratched, in addition the spine label is chipped. Binding is solid and interior is clean with mild smudge/soil to several pages. A poor man's collectible of a great American novel. Or a candidate fo a nice binding.
Hardcover. New York , Scribners, 1st, 1935, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, brown cloth stamped in gilt, 304 pages. Spine faded. Previous owner's bookplate, inscription front end paper. Otherwise clean. First edition with publisher's "A" on copyright page.
Hardcover. NY, Doubleday Crime Club , 1st, 1933, Hardcover, black cloth stamped in red. 319 pages. Red dyed top edge. Light toning throughout, previous owner's signature front fly leaf. Otherwise clean. A strange epidemic is sweeping the Riviera. In desperation the French authorities call upon Dr Petrie to find an answer. During this crisis, a mysterious siren on the beach captivates Alan Sterling. She tells him her name only ? Fleurette ? and flees. When Petrie's lab cultures show up sleeping sickness and plague, they call in Sir Denis Nayland Smith. It is not long before their investigations lead them to Fleurette ? and to Dr Fu Manchu.
Hardcover. NY, St. Martin's, 1st, 2008, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket. Like new. In her twelfth adventure, Ellie Haskell leaves her family at Merlin's Court to travel to her old boarding school, St. Roberta's, at the request of her former headmistress, Mrs. Battle. Someone has stolen the Loverly Cup from St. Roberta's trophy case. The cup is awarded to the winner of the lacrosse championship match, and for the first time in nine years, St. Roberta's has lost the cup and needs to pass it along to the winning school. Ellie returns to St. Roberta's, without her trusty housekeeper and sleuthing partner, Mrs. Malloy, on the pretext of needing some rest. She investigates staff, students, and some former graduates of the school while trying to come to terms with her guilt over her past failure to speak for a fellow student who was wrongly expelled. During the investigation, a beloved teacher, Ms. Chips, dies. Is it an accident, or is it murder?