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A Fall from Aloft (Association Copy)


NY: Random House, 1968. Bound in blue cloth and yellow boards in illustrated dust jacket. This copy is inscribed to the playwright, Terrence Rattigan, with a nice inscription re: how much he had helped him with his writing. Two closed tears to top edge of jacket. The author's first book. 179 pp. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.


Young Archimedes (Inscribed to Gloria Swanson)

By HUXLEY, Aldous

NY: George H. Doran, 1924. Bound in yellow cloth, with tan label on spine that is a bit difficult to read. Yellow cloth shows some moderate soiling and wear to extremes, but nothing too distrubing. This is Gloria Swanson's copy with her art deco bookplate on the front pastedown. Inscribed and signed to Ms. Swanson by the author on the front free endpaper. 312 pp. A scarce signed association copy. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


The Son of Two Nations (Inscribed and Signed)

By LABARTHE, Pedro Juan

NY: Carranza & Co., 1931. Bound in light blue cloth, stamped in navy blue. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper in 1934. It is inscribed to Lt. General Milton Grafly Baker, founder of the Valley Forge Military Academy with his bookplate on the front pastedown. 171 pp. . Inscribed and Signed. First Ediiton. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.


The hoaxers: plain liars, fancy liars, and damned Liars (Signed)

By Kominsky, Morris

U.S.A.: Branden Press, 1970. Bound in Black clotth, stamped in black in a matching dust jacket. The cool thing about this book is that it has a signed limitation page tipped in to Ossie and Ruby (Dee) Davis and has their ownership stamp on the second free endpaper. 735 pp. book on the "ultra-right" and Neo-Fascist individuals and organizations in the U.S. Bold work. Tight, clean copy. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


The Murder of Chile (Inscribed and Signed to Ozzie Davis and Ruby Dee)

By Chavkin, Samuel

New York: Everest House, 1982. Bound in black and red boards, stamped in gold. It is inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Also, tipped in is a Christmas card to Mr and Mrs Davis with a long authorial inscription. 286 pp. Some minor chipping to the edges of the dust jacket. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.




New York: The Hyperion Press, 1938. Addie Herder's copy w/her signature on the ffep.; bound in discolored white cloth, sans DW; color tipped in plates; black & white reproductions; translated by Eveline Byam Shaw; slight water staining to some edges; previous owners inscription to reverse ffep.; 168pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Paris (Association Copy)

By RENOUX, Andre

Paris: Andre Roussard, 1987. This is an association copy inscribed and signed by the author to the Paris publisher, Eugene Clarence Braun-Munk. Bound in thick black cloth, stamped in gold with an illustration by Renoux on the front panel. The text is in French. A great collection of Paris street scenes by Renoux [1939-2002].. Inscribed and Signed By Artist. Second Printing. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket. Illus. by Photo-Illustrated. Oblong 4to.


But it Still Goes on. An Accumulation

By GRAVES, Robert

London: Jonathan Cape, 1930. Bound in light green cloth, stamped in gold. This was Alfred A. Knopf's copy with his bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. The book also has a small stamp "Mason Infirmary" stamped on the ffep. and the top edge of the book. Overall, a most acceptable copy of this the second issue (with P. 157 tipped in). . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.


THe Blossomy Bough (Signed)

By O'SHEEL, Shaemas

NY: Self-produced, 1911. Bound in grey boards with labels on front panel and spine (wear to both). The first limited (to 100 copies) edition of the author's first book. In the author's hand . . . "Of this edition on vellum paper, 100 copies have been made of which this is number 57 for Arthur B. Davies" and then it is signed by the author. Laid in is a 3" x 4" signed drawing of the author on glossy stock. The recipient was a noted artist when this book was published. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Stiff Boards. VG+/No Jacket. Limited Edition.


New Hot Discography: The Standard Directory of Recorded Jazz

By DELAUNAY, Charles

New York: Criterion Books, Inc., 1948. Edited by Walter E. Schaap & George Avakian; bound in black buckram, with faded lettering, sans DW; ex D.J. Harry Dumackus's copy w/notes, underlining, and some marginalia; 608pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG/No Jacket.


The Eve of Battle

By DJILAS, Milovan

New York: Harcourt Brace & World, Inc., 1962. Cellophane DW; excerpt from "Montenegro", which was published the following year; limited edition published as a New Year's greeting to friends of the author & publisher, with card laid-in; 23pp.. Limited. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


The Great Salt Lake Trail

By INMAN, Henry and William F. CODY

Topeka: Crane & Company, 1914. Bound in green, pictoral cloth, sans DW; co-author Buffalo Bill Cody; frontis after a photographic portrait of the two authors. Seven black & white plates; pull-out map; chapter headings & tail-piece decorations by Thompson Willing; Ref.: Howes I55; 529pp.. Reprint. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket. Illus. by WILLING, Thompson.


Green Valley; A Comedy-Fantasy in Three Acts


Evanston, Illinois: Row, Peterson & Co., 1951. Bound in illustrated, original wraps; signed on title page by author, also a signed , typed letter addressed to Oscar Hammerstein II taped to inside front cover; black & white stills from the play produced at the College of the Pacific in 1950; production notes by Herbert V. Hake; 110pp.. Signed by Author. First Printing. Original Wraps. VG+/No Jacket.


Felix E. Schelling

By (no author)

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1935. Bound in blue cloth, sans DW; signed by engineering professor Felix E. Schelling on rear paste down; 30pp.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG/No Jacket.


Mary Dunning Thwing; A Memorial

By (no author)

Cleveland: Korner & Wood Company, 1931. Personal record, funeral service, editorial article, poems, and appreciations; bound in white quarter cloth and gray boards; frontispiece portrait and simulated signature; "Mr. Charles Franklin Thwing" (assumed husband or son) calling card laid-in; 61pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.


Man of Destiny, De Gaulle of France (Signed)

By HARRITY, Richard and Ralph G. MARTIN

New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1961. Black & white photo-biography of Charles De Gaulle; inscribed & signed by Ralph Martin on ffep.; laid-in is a privately printed Christmas card w/photo of the Martin family from 1966.. Inscribed and Signed By the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+. Illus. by Photo-Illustrated. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Valentine's Manual of Old New York

By BROWN, Henry Collins; Ed

New York: Valentine's Manual, Inc., 1926. Bound in blue, decorated buckram, sans DW; signature of famous needlework artist Georgiana Brown Harbeson on front paste down, along with her address label; color frontispiece, title page, and two 2 page spreads; profusely illustrated in black & white; light mildewing to front panel; 388pp.. Third Printing. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.


The End of the Line

By DICKENS, Monica

Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, 1970. Great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens; Inscribed & signed by the author on the title page, also with signed note and related material laid-in; previous owners label on ffep; 278pp.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.


Sonnets of a Minnesinger and Other Lyrics


Chicago: Pascal Covici, 1926. Printer William Ransom's copy with library plate on rear paste down; bound in black buckram, sans DW; 171pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.


James Fenimore Cooper


New York: William Sloane Assoc., 1949. American Men of Letters Series; Critic Lawrance Thompson's copy with his notes laid-in; review copy w/slip also laid-in; some underlining and marks penciled by Thompson; 286pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+.


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