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Double, Double: A New Novel of Wrightsville

By: Queen, Ellery

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001151

Condition: Very Good


Reprint edition, first thus; green hardcover in pictorial dust jacket, 8vo, 215 pages, maps in endpapers; boards are bright and square with light wear at extremities and a very mild bump to bottom front corner, internally clean and sound, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping and small tears at extremities, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Cannibal Nights

By: Raabe, Capt. H.E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1927

Seller ID: CS00673

Condition: Very Good


Blue and white map paper covers with purple titles and decorations, 12mo, 323 pages plus publisher's list, complete with publisher's slipcase decorated in the same style as covers; lightly edge worn, slipcase is edge worn along spine with a few small chips, small Meier & Frank bookseller's ticket on rear panel. A Bonibooks edition. A vintage copy in a scarce slipcase of the tales of a free-lance trader 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 and the brand-new field of subscription ma... 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 from deeply personal sources, and often disregarded the convention that conflict is essential to drama. View more info

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Confessors of the Name

By: Schmitt, Gladys

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00295

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards, 8vo, 568 pages; blue cloth boards are edge worn; dust jacket chipped and creased in places, spine sunned. View more info

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Venus & Adonis

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rochester, New York, The Printing House of Leo Hart: 1934

Seller ID: CS00406

Condition: Very Good


Clay cloth with gilt lettering, 8vo, 80 pages, illustrated throughout by Rockwell Kent; head and tail of spine turned in, sweet inscription on front free endpaper, pages age toned; dust jacket quite toned, spine has been repaired with scotch tape on interior and exterior, spine itself is grubby, tape present on creases and corners as well, now protected in mylar cover. A handsome copy of this first release of Shakespeare's Venus & Adonis illustrated by Rockwell Kent that was not a limited edition. 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 free end paper. Beautiful hand-made paper pages are clean and tightly bound. Some ghosting to verso pages of illustrations. Shel... View more info

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Almanac of the Dead

By: Silko, Lesie Marmon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00236

ISBN: 0671666088

Condition: Very Good Minus


First printing, orange paper backed in red cloth, 91/2 x 6 1/4, 763 pages, map endpapers: front board has a smudge mark down the center, slight wear visible to head and tail of spine as well as corners, pages are clean and bright; dust jacket lightly edge worn, mild damp stain visible inside front cover of dust jacket, now protected in mylar cover. A sweeping, haunting novel, "about people caught between two cultures and two times: the modern-day Southwest, and the places of the old ones, the native peoples of the Americas, in an earlier time that is both real and supra-real. View more info

Conrad's Manifesto: Preface to a Career

By: Smith, David R.; Conrad, Joseph

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Gehenna Press: 1966

Seller ID: CS00490

Condition: Very Good


Limited printing of 1,100 copies, of which this is No. 244, marbled paper with paper paste down title, 4to, 78 pages, woodcut portrait of Joseph Conrad by Leonard Baskin; an exceptionally well kept copy, interior is clean, binding is tight, protected in grey paper two piece slipcase. The history of the preface to the 'Nigger of the "Narcissus" with facsimiles of the manuscripts edited with an essay by David R. Smith. View more info

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Sophocles I: Oedipus the King / Oedipus at Colonus / Antigone (The Complete Greek Tragedies Volume III)

By: Sophocles; edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1954

Seller ID: 001251

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, Toledano binding style 9, 12mo, 238 pages plus title list in rear, Kent endpapers; dust jacket scuffed and worn, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

The Psychopathic Dog

By: Sousa, John Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1946

Seller ID: CS00831

Condition: Very Good


First edition, black cloth with green titles on spine, 12mo, 191 pages, drawings by Barbara Shermund; boards are lightly edge worn; price clipped dust jacket has a few chips along top edge, spine dust soiled, smudge to front panel, now protected by mylar cover. A cheeky little vintage book. View more info

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Sun-Way

By: Sperry, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Boni: 1930

Seller ID: CS00682

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper covers decorated in blue, orange, green and white in the art deco style, artists initials J.B. on front cover illustration, 12mo, 220 pages plus a note from the publisher and publisher's list, beautiful Rockwell Kent endpapers; just a hint of edge wear, Meier & Frank stamp on interior of rear cover. An installment of The Boni Paper Books series. 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 and the brand-new field of subscription mail order book clubs. The club launched in S... 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 Scottish-born medical doctor in the Royal Navy and a prolific author of adventure fiction, primarily for boys. He wrote over 130... View more info

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The Red Pony

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00324

Condition: Very Good


First edition, grey cloth outlined in blue with pictorial plate adhered to paste down, slipcase octavo, 131 pages, color illustrations by Dennis Wesley throughout; slipcase is worn with a few smudges. An attractive copy of this coming of age novella, set in the American West, by one of our most respected writers. View more info

New Arabian Nights

By: Stevenson, R.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press:

Seller ID: CS00493

Condition: Very Good


Full morocco with gilt titles in slipcase, 16mo, 384 pages; an attractive edition, binding is tight and pages are clean. 0 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

The Agony and the Ecstasy

By: Stone, Irving

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00487

Condition: Very Good


First edition, 8vo, 664 pages; previous owner's name on front free endpaper, small chip near tail of spine of dust jacket. First edition printing of this biographical novel of Michelangelo which Stone, while living in Italy, apprenticed himself to a sculptor and worked in a quarry as part of his research to write. View more info

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Dewer Rides

By: Strong, L.A.G

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Boni: 1929

Seller ID: CS00681

Condition: Very Good


Cream paper covers with muted green illustration of books and trees in a storm, black titles, 12mo, 350 pages plus a note from the publisher, beautiful endpapers; slight warp to text block, toning to spine. An installment of The Boni Paper Books series. 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 and the brand-new field of subscription mail order book clubs. The club launched in September of 1929 with The Bridge of San Luis Rey being the first title. The series lasted for 16 issues, bu... View more info

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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

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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