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Ulysses

By: Joyce, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1961

Seller ID: CS00429

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint, Toledano binding style G7, black cloth, blank endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 783 pages; a near fine copy; price clipped dust jacket is a bit age toned, now protected in mylar. A handsome copy of a literary classic. Includes page numbers for American first edition on each page. View more info

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Ulysses

By: Joyce, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1946

Seller ID: CS00430

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style G5, red cloth, blank endpapers, interior of dust jacket has a complete list of books in The Modern Library series, 767 pages; pages age toned; dust jacket is quite worn along head and tail of spine and creases, toned, now protected in mylar cover. A vintage copy of this literary classic. View more info

A Song of Sixpence

By: Kummer, Frederic Arnold

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, W.J. Watt & Co.: 1913

Seller ID: CS00577

Condition: Very Good


Blind stamped red cloth with white titles, 12mo, 285 pages, frontispiece illustration with tissue guard; A well kept copy, titles are especially crisp and bright; foxed dust jacket is now in protective mylar cover. From the preface by Frederic Arnold Kummer, "...it must be evident that the time has passed when woman can trust solely to the power of sex attraction in her struggle for existence. She is groping, well nigh unassisted, for other and nobler weapons, for training, for work, for achievement. When she finds them, man will have lost a plaything, and gained a comrade, a friend". View more info

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Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00079

ISBN: 0440087171

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth, 8.5 x 6 inches, 285 pages; previous owner's name on front free end paper; dust jacket is a bit edge worn. View more info

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Hocus Pocus

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00080

ISBN: 0399135243

Condition: Near Fine


white cloth, 9 x 6.5 inches, 302 pages; A very well kept copy. View more info

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A Day of Impatience

By: La Capria, Raffaele

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Young: 1954

Seller ID: 001048

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket; 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 207 pages. Black paper boards backed in terracotta cloth, mild edge, pages lightly toned with age, binding sound, pictorial dust jacket with edge wear and chipping along extremities, two small tears at top front edge, small piece out at top rear edge, now in protective mylar cover. From the jacket flap: The characters in this powerful novel are chiefly adolescents, adult in their worldliness but painfully immature in experience, deficient in their perspective and lacking a set of values to apply to their new-found, near-adult world. They conf... View more info

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Great German Short Novels and Stories

By: Lange, Victor (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1952

Seller ID: AD00002

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 10, blue cloth, Kent endpapers, no titles listed inside dust jacket, 486 pages plus introduction and publisher's title list; minor edge wear to extremities, previous ownership stamp to ffep, dust jacket rubbed and somewhat with a 1 inch tear at head of front spine hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. A completely new selection, including stories by Goethe, Heine, Hauptmann, Schnitzler, Rilke, Thomas Mann, Kafka, and others. View more info

Hightime

By: Lasswell, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00419

Condition: Very Good


First edition, red cloth with blue lettering, 12mo, 174 pages, frontispiece by George Price; pages age toned; dust jacket is edge worn with chips and a few closed tears near spine, rubbed along creases, now in protective mylar. View more info

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Love, Again

By: Lessing, Doris

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins Publishers: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00350

ISBN: 0060176873

Condition: Near Fine


Black paper backed in black cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 352 pages, signed plate adhered to half title page, in slipcase; no noted flaws; slipcase shows light wear to corners. View more info

Miss Cherry Blossom of Tokyo

By: Long, John Luther

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1905

Seller ID: CS00599

Condition: Very Good


Cream pictorial cloth, 8vo, 863 pages, wood cut decorations on each page by E.M. Nagel, a few photos throughout; spine is a bit dust soiled, shadow on front endpapers from a bookmark. A delicately and ornately illustrated edition. View more info

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Fate Keeps on Happening: Adventures of Lorelei Lee and Other Writings

By: Loos, Anita

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, George G.Harrap & Co Ltd: 1985

Seller ID: MH00061

ISBN: 0245542868

Condition: Very Good


First U.K. edition. 293 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt titling; remainder mark on bottom page edge. Price clipped dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. Edited by Ray Pierre Corsini. View more info

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

By: Loos, Anita

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1926

Seller ID: CS00219

Condition: Very Good


Decorative green and white paper boards backed in navy blue cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches, 217 pages, illustrated by famed celebrity caricaturist Ralph Barton; boards are edge worn, spine is a bit faded, faint foxing to top edge of text block. A runaway bestseller, biblio-lore has it bookstores sold all copies of 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' the first day it was released. View more info

Down the Sky

By: Lucas, E.V.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00223

Condition: Good


Green cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches, 296 pages; spine faintly sunned, several small smudges to rear board, bookseller stamp on paste-down, top edge of text block dust soiled; dust jacket worn with chips to head and tail of spine as well as creases, dust soiled, now in mylar cover. The London Saturday Review wrote of this story, "Mr. lucas squanders enough ideas to keep a less inventive author busy for weeks...A book to be read rather than reviewed. View more info

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Foreign Affairs

By: Lurie, Alison

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000196

Condition: Near Fine


Full red leather embossed in gilt with banded spine. All edges gilt. Marbled end papers & ribbon marker. Some faint scratches to gilt edges. 291 pages. Exclusively for members of The Signed First Edition Society. Novel concerns itself with American academics in England. The novel won multiple awards, including the 1984 National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1985, and was made into a television movie in 1993. View more info

A Soldier's Reader

By: Macy, George

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1943

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00560

Condition: Very Good


Army green buckram with gilt titles, 12mo, 751 pages; a well kept copy, clean text, solid binding; price clipped dust jacket is now protected in mylar cover. "A book that will appeal to any man in uniform is George Macy's big 400,000-word Manthology. It contains 9 novelettes and full-lenth books, 27 short stories and essays, and over 250 poems...The editor's selections are fresh and various; his introductions friendly; his whole book an expert assemblage of discriminating and diverting entertainment."- Charles Lee in The Philadelphia Record View more info

The Fixer

By: Malamud, Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00220

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 335 pages; head of spine bumped, stain (perhaps adhesive mark) to front free endpaper, pages a bit age toned; price clipped dust jacket rubbed with small chips to head of spine. Stated first edition of the controversial fictionalized telling of the Beilis Case, which was simultaneously banned and won the Pulitzer prize for fiction. View more info

The Fixer

By: Malamud, Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00221

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 335 pages; pages a bit age toned; price clipped dust jacket rubbed. Stated first edition of the controversial fictionalized telling of the Beilis Case, which was simultaneously banned and won the Pulitzer prize for fiction. View more info

The Late George Apley: A Novel in the Form of a Memoir

By: Marquand, John P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Company: 1937

Seller ID: 000404

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt titles and border. Edge wear and rubbed corners. Spine ends bumped and crimped.Spine sunned and faded. Sticker removal injury at top corner of front free end paper. A few pages have rust colored "striping" which seems to be a reaction in the paper. Binding remains sound. 354 pages. Second printing of the first edition. Satire of Boston's upper class. The title character is a Harvard-educated WASP living on Beacon Hill in downtown Boston. The book was acclaimed as the first "serious" work by Marquand, who had previously been known for his Mr. Moto spy novels... View more info

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Works of Captain Marryatt in ten volumes

By: Marryatt [Marryat], Frederick

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, H. W. Derby: 1861

Seller ID: 001092

Condition: Good


Frank Mildmay; or, The Naval Officer Jacob Faithful; or, The Adventures of a Waterman The King's Own Mr. Midshipman Easy Newton Forster; or, The Merchant Service The Pacha of Many Tales Percival Keene Peter Simple The Phantom Ship Snarlyyow; or, The Dog Fiend All volumes are uniformly three quarter bound in brown calf over marbled paper, five raised bands on spine with brown and red title labels and small decorative devices, marbled edges and endpapers, 7 1/2 x 5 inches, each volume has a different tissue-guarded engraved frontis illustration. The books range in condition, some with only lig... View more info

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Bond of the Flesh

By: Marshall, Rosamund

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00052

Condition: Very Good


Small tape repair to head of dust jacket. View more info