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Something About Eve; A Comedy of Fig-leaves

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00056

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, 8x5.5 inches, 361 pages; binding is tight, pages are slightly age toned, previous owner's name and address in front end paper; dust jacket also age toned, with small chips to extremities, and sunned spine. View more info

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Tragic Ground

By: Caldwell, Erskine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan, and Pearce: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00327

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth with green titles on spine, 12mo, 237 pages; very light soiling to dust jacket, corners bumped; spine sunned and covers quite rubbed, chip to head of spine. View more info

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Breakfast at Tiffany's, A Short Novel and Three Stories

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Signet Books: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00647

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing, pocket paperback with pictorial cover, 12mo, 127 pages; very faint creasing near spine, bookseller's sticker on front free endpaper. From the reviews, "She's a bad little good girl adrift in New York, surrounded by wolves and waifs. This is her story only as Truman Capote, author of 'Other Voices, Other Rooms', could tell it". View more info

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In Cold Blood

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001253

Condition: Near Fine


First Modern Library edition stated, burgundy boards, Toledano binding style 13, no titles inside dust jacket, 12mo, 343,[1] pages; price blacked out in front flap of dust jacket, light edge wear, title block on spine a little sun faded, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

The Life of the Party

By: Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1919

Seller ID: CS00474

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial tan boards, 12mo, 66 pages, illustrated by James M. Preston; inscription on front paste down; discoloration to cover of dust jacket, now protected in mylar cover. Irvin Cobb, popular humorist of the early 20th century, details 'the adventures of Algernon Leary, dignified lawyer, as he returns from a costume ball in Greenwich Village'. View more info

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Cheri

By: Colette; Flanner, Janet

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1931

Seller ID: CS00672

Condition: Very Good


Third printing, February 1931, cream paper covers decorated in blue and purple, featuring a Rockwell Kent illustration of a man reading outdoors (a popular bookplate at the time), 12mo, 346 pages plus publisher's list, complete with publisher's slipcase decorated in the same style as covers; faintly chipped near head of spine, slipcase has a small Meier & Frank bookseller's stamp on rear panel and is a bit worn along spine. A Bonibooks edition. The Boni Paper Books series was the brain child of Charles and Albert Boni, and an experiment in the new field of American paperback book publishing... View more info

The Moonstone

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: CS00582

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with red and gilt titles, lacking slipcase, 4to, 464 pages, illustrated by Dignimont throughout; spine sunned, otherwise a clean, well kept copy. View more info

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Victory

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001199

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition stated. Flexible brown cloth covered boards, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches, 385 pages plus publishers list in rear, Rockwell Kent endpapers, Toledano binding 7, pictorial dust jacket; tiny strip of sun fading at head of spine; toned dust jacket with lightly sunned spine, chpping at extremities with about quarter inch of loss at head, front flap split about half way from tail. Attractive edition of Conrad's "Island Tale." Scarce in dust jacket. View more info

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Sons of Adversity: A Romance of Queen Elizabeth's Time.

By: Cornford, L. Cope

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page and Company: 1898

Seller ID: CS00400

Condition: Very Good


Light blue pictorial cloth with black and gilt decorations, 8vo, 315,[8] pages, black and white illustrations throughout; spine faded, some smudging to boards, edge worn, internally clean and sound. Attractive publishers binding with the monogram of the illustrator, JWK. View more info

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The Hours

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000195

ISBN: 0374172897

Condition: Near Fine


Light bumps to spine ends. Lightly rubbed dust jacket in protective mylar cover. 230 pages. First edition stated. Won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the 1999 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, and was later made into an Oscar-winning 2002 movie of the same name. View more info

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Smith College Stories

By: Daskam, Josephine Dodge

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 1925

Seller ID: CS00696

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with yellow titles, 12mo, 343 pages, black and white illustrations; light toning to endpapers; age discoloration to panels of dust jacket, a few small closed tears to extremities, and a light damp stain to top right cover of front panel, now protected in mylar. An insight into the life of a "college girl" in the early 20th century. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Syndicate Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: CS00226

Condition: Good


Light blue blind stamped cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches, 246 pages, three black and white illustrations; lean to spine, spine and bottom of rear board faded, age toned pages, foxing to edges of text block; pictorial dust jacket edge worn with creasing in places, rear cover dust soiled. View more info

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The Yellow Book: A Selection

By: Denny, Norman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books:

Seller ID: CS00405

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial yellow cloth, 8vo, 372 pages plus illustrations by various artists; boards show very light signs of wear, age toned pages; dust jacket rubbed, edge worn, now protected in dust jacket. A selection from the quarterly edited by Henry Harland and Aubrey Beardsley, collected in one volume. From the jacket, "it was to some people an offence deserving of suppression by Act of Parliament, and to others, notably the young, a ray of light in a stuffy world." 0 View more info

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The Shadow in the Glass

By: Derleth, August

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan, and Pearce: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00098

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Black cloth, 8 x 5.5 inches, 471 pages; a crisp, bright copy. A novel based on Nelson Dewey, the first governor of Wisconsin. View more info

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Ehrengard

By: Dinesen, Isak (Karen Blixen)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1962

Seller ID: CS00099

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Red cloth, 8 x 5.5 inches, 111 pages; a very well preserved copy; dust jacket is unclipped and bright. View more info

Loo Loo's Legacy

By: Dodge, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00596

Condition: Very Good


First American edition, red cloth with black titles, 8vo, 238 pages; previous owner's name on front free endpaper, dusty marks on top edge; spine of dust jacket sunned with a few very faint splotchy marks. A vintage copy of this story of the trails and tribulations of the Loo Loo Callett, proprietress of the Dreamhaven boardinghouse. Loo Loo and her surrounding cast of characters are what the publisher calls, "the most enchanting set of zanies since 'You Can't Take It With You'". View more info

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Magnificent Obsession

By: Douglas, Lloyd C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: CS00416

Condition: Good


Green cloth with dark green titles, 8vo, 330 pages; boards are toned towards edges and spine, previous owner's name on front free endpaper; dust jacket shows signs of wear to extremities with a few small soiled spots. View more info

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Advise and Consent

By: Drury, Allen

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000279

Condition: Near Fine


Full brown leather embossed in gilt with banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers & ribbon marker. Some very light scuffing to gilt edges. 714 pages. 22 page booklet titled, "Noted from the Edition" laid in. Illustrated by Walt Spitzmiller. Signed by the author on tissue guarded blank page. Explores the United States Senate confirmation of controversial Secretary of State nominee Robert Leffingwell who is a former member of the Communist Party. Originally published in 1959, this novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960 and was followed by Drury's A Shade of Difference in ... View more info

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Rebecca

By: Du Maurier, Daphne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1938

Seller ID: 001255

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth, Toledano binding style 11, no titles listed inside dust jacket, 12mo, 357 pages plus title list in rear; light bumps to spine ends, price clipped dust jacket is rubbed and edge worn, small triangular chip out at bottom front corner, dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Striking E. McKnight Kauffer cover design. View more info

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Rebecca

By: Du Maurier, Daphne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1938

Seller ID: 001256

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth, Toledano binding style 14, no titles listed inside dust jacket, 12mo, 357 pages plus title list in rear; top front corner bumped, previous owner's bookplate in front tree endpaper, price clipped dust jacket is rubbed and edge worn with mild chipping at extremities, dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Striking E. McKnight Kauffer cover design. View more info