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Neighbors of Ours: Slum Stories of London

By: Nevinson, Henry W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001099

Condition: Very Good


First American edition, small hardcover, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches, 238 pages plus publisher's ads, black and white illustration at frontis; cloth boards show mild wear and a bit of very light soiling, top front corner just beginning to fray, previous owner's name penciled in front endpaper, booksellers label in rear endpaper, internally clean and sound. In the mid 1880s, middle-class author Henry Nevinson moved with his wife and infant daughter into a flat in what was then ... View more info

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Flannery O'Connor: Collected Works : Wise Blood / A Good Man Is Hard to Find / The Violent Bear It Away / Everything that Rises Must Converge / Essays & Letters (Library of America)

By: O'Connor, Flannery

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1988

Seller ID: 001037

ISBN: 0940450372

Condition: Near Fine


Mild scratches to front panel of dust jacket. Now in protective mylar cover. View more info

The Ghost of Thomas Penry: A baffling puzzle of mystery & detection with overtones of the supernatural

By: O'Hara, Kenneth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000560

ISBN: 0575023619

Condition: Very Good


Red boards with gilt stamped titles to spine. Mild edge wear and light bumps to bottom corners. Front end paper is cracked at hinge but binding is holding fast. Faint pencil erasure marks in front and rear end papers and previous owner's name in front end paper. Pages tanned. Slight lean to spine. Price-clipped bright yellow dust jacket with mild edge wear, now in protective mylar cover. 175 pages. Kenneth O'Hara was the pen name of Margaret Jean Morris, aka Jean Morris,... View more info

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His Family

By: Poole, Ernest

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 000189

Condition: Near Fine


Full blue leather decorated with gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon bookmark. Faint moisture spots to gilt of fore and bottom edges. 299 pages. Handsome special limited edition reprint of Poole's 1917 novel about the life of a New York widower and his three daughters in the 1910s. It received the first Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1918. View more info

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The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter

By: Porter, Katherine Anne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1965

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 000016

Condition: Very Good


First American edition stated. Full blue cloth boards with only the lightest wear at extremities. Price clipped dust jacket with mild rubbing and edge wear. Two tiny edge tears repaired from the inside with clear tape. Sun faded spine. Small number written at top rear corner edge of jacket. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. An attractive copy of the Pulitzer winning collection, which includes four stories not previously published. 495 pages. View more info

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Master of the Vineyard

By: Reed, Myrtle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1910

Seller ID: 001052

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth decorated in gilt and purple grapes and leaves motif, designed by Margret Armstrong; 8 x 5 1/4 inches, 372 pages, frontis illustration in color, text bordered in black with red titles and chapter headings on every page; boards show mild wear at extremities, gilt a little dulled, old price written at top of front end paper along with previous owner's name, else internally clean and sound. Her love of books leads Rosemary to the love of her country school teach... View more info

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The Catcher in the Rye

By: Salinger, J.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1951

Seller ID: CS00015

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, red cloth, Kent endpapers, 415 titles listed inside dust jacket, 277 pages plus publisher's title list; slight lean to spine, edges are a bit edge worn, otherwise a bright and clean copy; unclipped dust jacket with $1.95 price, foxing to dust jacket with a small closed tear to head of spine and edge wear to extremities. View more info

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Don't Go Away Mad and Other Plays

By: Saroyan, William

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000442

Condition: Very Good


Full yellow cloth boards with green titles to spine. Corners square. Light darkening and discoloration at extremities. Spine ends shelf worn. Pages faintly toned from age. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a bit of chipping at spine ends and tiny tear at bottom front edge. Spine is sun darkened. All four flap corners are clipped. 238 pages. First edition stated. Includes two other plays: A Decent Birth, A Happy Funeral and Sam Ego's House. Saroyan's plays were drawn ... View more info

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None But the Brave

By: Sears, [Joseph] Hamblen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 001089

Condition: Very Good


blue cloth with paste-down portrait illustration on front board, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches, 309 pages, gray-scale illustrated plates; wear at corners and spine ends, previous owner's name in front and rear endpapers, otherwise internally clean and sound, slight lean to spine. Adventure and romance in post Revolutionary War New York. The Art Nouveau binding is stunning. View more info

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The School for Scandal: A Comedy

By: Sheridan, R. B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford/Limited Editions Club: 1934

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 000297

Condition: Very Good


Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Hand-Coloured Etchings by Rene Ben Sussan. Published by Oxford University Press and printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club. One of fifteen hundred copies, this being number 996 and signed by Ben Sussan. Oversize hard cover in original slip case. Paper wrapped boards with paste-down title block to front cover. Paper is splitting and fraying at head/tail of spine. Tanning in end papers. Prev. owner's name at top of front fre... View more info

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Wild Adventures 'Round the Pole

By: Stables, Gordon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, H. M. Caldwell Company: 1893

Seller ID: ET0166

Condition: Very Good


Undated, but this cover design was used by the publisher in 1901. This title was originally published in 1893. Green cloth with illustration of man reading on front board and Art Nouveau style floral design on spine. Cover titles in gilt. Boards are clean and square with light wear at extremities. Spine decoration is faded. Brief gift inscription in front free end paper. Clean, crisp pages. Sound binding. 333 pages. William Gordon Stables (1840 – 1910) was a Sco... View more info

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California Trail: An Epic with Many Heroes

By: Stewart, George R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00158

Condition: Very Good


339 pages, occasional black and white illustrations; white cloth boards with gilt titling, soiling to spine, a bit of wear at head and tail of spine, spine slightly darkened, dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. Part of The American Trail Series, edited by A. B. Guthrie, Jr. View more info

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Lust for Life; A Novel Based on the Life of Vincent Van Gogh

By: Stone, Irving

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1962

Seller ID: CS00016

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 11, red cloth, Kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 489 pages plus publisher's title list; Boards and text block are clean and bright; clipped dust jacket with creasing and edge wear to head and tail of wrappers. View more info

Alice Adams

By: Tarkington, Booth

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000298

Condition: Good Plus


Brown cloth with black stamped titles. Boards are rubbed and edge worn with some faint soiling. Spine ends crushed. Private ownership stamp at top corner of front end paper. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp with some light toning. Hinge starting at center. 434 pages with four b/w plates by Arthur William Brown. Title page blocked in red. First edition with 1921 on title page and copyright page with no further printing information. Second state of the first printing wit... View more info

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Anna Karenina

By: Tolstoy, Leo

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: 001067

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1930s; three quarter bound in white cloth with black spine and tips, silver titles to spine, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 1090 pages; boards are clean and square, small area of insect damage in front joint and again in front internal hinge, toned pages, else internally clean and sound, dust jacket with mild edge wear and a bit of chipping at head of spine, sunned spine, now in protective mylar cover. First published in book form in 1878, Anna Karenina is perhaps one of t... View more info

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Limited Editions Club: 1939

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 001112

Condition: Very Good


Denim covered boards with yellow paper spine label, 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches, number 1039 of 1500 copies, illustrated with drawings by Thomas Hart Benton, signed by the artist on colophon, Limited Editions Club Letter laid in along with two pieces of related ephemera, in original veneer slipcase; spine very faintly sunned, tanned bookplate ghost in front endpaper, top edge of shelf worn slipcase has been reattached and is just starting to split at bottom edges. Introduction ... View more info

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Morgan's Passing

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Knopf: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001040

ISBN: 0394509587

Condition: Very Good


Cream boards backed in brown cloth, gilt stamped titles, signed by the author and inscribed to previous owner on front free endpaper; faint and tiny spot of soiling at top of front free endpaper, dust jacket spine lightly sunned, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Selected Writings of Washington Irving

By: Washington Irving

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1945

Seller ID: CS00006

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 408 titles listed on interior of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 669 pages plus title list in rear; royal blue boards are clean and square, internally clean, crisp and bright, unclipped dust jacket, edge worn, faded spine, small scuff marks on front panel, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

The Court of Boyville

By: White, William Allen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Doubleday & McClure Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000142

Condition: Very Good Plus


Tan cloth with orange/green/black/brown titles and illustration. Light wear at extremities. Prev owner's label in front end paper dated 1900. 358 pages. Illustrated by Orson Lowell, with the exception of the first story, the illustrations for which are by Gustav Verbeek. Short story collection by renowned American newspaper editor, politician, author, and leader of the Progressive movement. Between 1896 and his death, White became the iconic spokesman for middle America. View more info

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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

By: Winwar, Frances (translator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1955

Seller ID: AD00003

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, grey cloth, Kent endpapers, 377 titles inside dust jacket, 666 pages plus translators note and preface; faint shelf wear to boards at tips, dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a few tiny chips and a few small (1/4" or less) closed tears. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Complete and unabridged. View more info