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The Glass Village

By: Queen, Ellery

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1954

Seller ID: CS00194

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, 8 X 5.5 inches, 281 pages, map endpapers; head and tail of spine turned in, pages are clean and unmarked; unclipped dust jacket is worn with a few small tears, foxing to spine, back sports a few smudge marks. 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 Virtuous Women of Pont Clery

By: Sandstrom, Flora

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Day: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00047

Condition: Very Good


Tan & green cloth, 8x5.5 inches, 253 pages; dust jacket is worn with slight chipping to edges. 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

Heart in a Hurricane

By: Shaw, Charles G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1927

Seller ID: CS00184

Condition: Near Fine


Purple cloth with blue and peach design along spine and front cover, 7.5 X 5 inches, 201 pages, black and white illustrations throughout by Ralph Barton; only wear visible to boards is a small amount to the head and tail of spine, pages are clean and unmarked, binding tight; dust jacket has significant chipping along top edge, dust stained. As stated on the back cover, "a book splashed with social color and replete with smart small talk of our "best people". 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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Harry Vernon at Prep

By: Smith, Franc

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company/ Riverside Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00053

Condition: Very Good


Peach cloth with a simple black ink design on front cover, 8x5.5 inches, 182 pages, cover artwork by Edward Gorey. 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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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $675.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Limited Editions Club: 1940

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 001113

Condition: Fine


Two volumes in original slipcase, quarter bound in "grass cloth" and backed in rawhide, 10 1/2 x7 1/2 inches, number 204 of 1146 copies, illustrated with two color lithographs by Thomas Hart Benton, pictorial endpapers, signed by the artist on colophon, Limited Editions Club notice "About the Binding of This Book" laid in each volume; shelf worn slipcase split along one of the top edges. This was the first illustrated edition of Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel o... 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

Gulliver's Travels

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1947

Seller ID: CS00198

Condition: Near Fine


Navy blue cloth with red ink paste-down on cover, 9.5 X 6 inches, 358 pages, original engravings by Luis Quintanilla throughout; boards are clean and square, pages are crisp and unmarked; clipped dust jacket is a bit worn, evident especially a the head and tail of spine, rear of dust jacket is dust stained. View more info

Gulliver's Travels; A Tale of a Tub; The Battle of the Books

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Carlton House:

Seller ID: CS00199

Condition: Near Fine


Navy blue leather in slipcase, 8 X 5.5 inches, 550 pages, blue marble end papers, top edge gilt; leather boards are in excellent condition with only wearing showing on spine, deckle edge pages are bright and clean, binding is tight. 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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Plays & Stories

By: Tchekhov, Anton (Chekhov)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: CS00096

Condition: Very Good


Moss green cloth with gilt title on spine, 7 x 4 inches, 360 pages; edge wear to head and tail of spine, pages are clean and crisp, binding sound; dust jacket is worn, with chipping along spine. Everyman's Library No. 941. View more info

Stronger Than Fear

By: Tregaskis, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00142

Condition: Very Good


Stated first printing, green cloth, 12 mo, 144 pages, boards are edge worn, especially to head and tail of spine, interior is clean and binding is tight; dust jacket is creased in places with appropriate age toning to back cover. 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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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Limited Editions Club: 1933

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001122

Condition: Near Fine


Embossed green cloth with gilt titles and decoration, original green leather slipcase, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, number 929 of 1500 copies, illustrated with drawings by E. W. Kemble, signed by the designer, Carl Purington Rollins, on colophon; spine ever so lightly sunned, shelf wear and a couple of small nicks to slipcase. A very attractive copy of one of the early books from the Limited Editions Club, with the original illustrations by Twain's chosen artist. Introduction b... 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

Saint Maybe

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00211

ISBN: 0670841927

Condition: Fine


First edition with full number line, pink boards backed in navy blue cloth, gilt stamped titles, 8vo, 337 pages, inscribed by Anne Tyler on title page; a well kept copy; dust jacket now in protective mylar. View more info

Earthly Possessions

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00212

ISBN: 070112234X

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, gilt stamped titles, 12mo, 200 pages, signed by Anne Tyler on title page; a well kept copy; price clipped dust jacket now in protective mylar. View more info