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Mark Twain's Sketches, New and Old

By TWAIN, Mark

NY: American Publishing Co., 1875. Bound in black and blue decorative cloth, stamped in gold (which is still very bright. A tight, clean well above averate copy of this first edition, second state, (does not contain the errata slip, nor does it have duplicaten footnotes on p. 119). 320 pp, Ref.: BAL 3364. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$365.00

It is the Responsibility of Intellectuals to speak the truth and to expose Lies
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It is the Responsibility of Intellectuals to speak the truth and to expose Lies

By CHOMSKY, Noam

NY: The New Press, 2017. Bound in blue boards, stamped in gold in matching dust jacket. An interesting small book (143 pp.) on living up to integrity and standards in today's world. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$35.00

Inner Workings: Literary Essays 2000-2005    (Signed)
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Inner Workings: Literary Essays 2000-2005 (Signed)

By COETZEE, J. M.

NY: Viking Adult, 2007. Bound in black cloth and black boards, stamped in gold in matching black and white dust jacket. A 304 pp. book on literary essays by the Nobel Prize winning author. A signed bookplate is affixed to the half-title page. . Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$95.00

Social Studies (Signed)

By LEBOWITZ, Fran

NY: Random House, 1981. Bound in yellow cloth and red boards, stamped in gold in matching dust jacket. A collection of 26 pieces by Ms Lebowitz. 147 pp. A tight, clean copy - boldly signed by the author on the front free endpaper. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$72.50

A Real Spring Mounter Finds the Rock (Signed)

By YERGER, Chuck

PA: Self-produced, 1988. Bound in stiff blue wraps, stamped in black. A 128 pp. book of essays by the author. The essays entail life in the Schwenksville / Spring-Ford area of Eastern PA. Inscribed on the title page by the author. Scarce!. Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$37.50

Tremendous Trifles

By CHESTERTON, G. K.

UK: Darwen Finlayson Ltd, 1968. Bound in gray boards, stamped in black. Tight, clean copy of this reprint edition that was originally published in 1909. 189 pp.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++ - Price Clipped.

$22.50

All Things Considered

By CHESTERTON, G. K.

UK: Darwen Finlayson Ltd, 1969. Bound in tan boards, stamped in green. Tight, clean copy of this reprint edition that was originally published in 1908. 190 pp.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++ - Price Clipped.

$15.00

Journals 1939-1983 (w/Signed Note)

By SPENDER, Stephen

NY: Random House, 1985. Bound in orange cloth over yellow boards, stamped in gold. Remainder stripe. Signed 5" X 6" note by Spender laid in. This is the first Traded Edition after a limited edition. Some toning to top edge. 485 pp. + index, etc. . Signed Note. First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.

$65.00

Arnold Bennett Journal 1929

By BENNETT, Arnold

London: Cassell & Company Limited, 1930. Bound in gray cloth, stamped in gold in original green dust jacket that has a 7/6 price at bottom of front flap of jacket. The first trade edition after a limited first edition. Top of dust jacket shows a dampstain -- but is overall in acceptable condition -- laid in is a postcard that depicts the author. Original receipt also laid in. 166 pp. Scarce in jacket. . First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good.

$29.50

Metropolitan Life

By LEBOWITZ, Fran

NY: Dutton, 1978. Bound in black cloth over orange boards, stamped in gold in bright orange and yellow (first state) dust jacket that shows one minor diangonal creast to front flap. This is the fifth prinint (number line ending in "5") that is in the same format as the first edition. The author's first book. 177 pp. . Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$47.50

The Past as Present: Selected Thoughts and Essays of Paul T. Ruxin

By Ruxin, Paul T.; Gordon M. Pradl and Samuel B. Ellenport

New York: The Caxton Club, The Club of Odd Volumes, The Johnsonians, The Rowfant Club, 2017. Bound in dark blue cloth, stamped in gold. This is one of 225 copies. 436 pp. collection of essays, talks, thoughts on books and book collecting. Tight, clean "as new" copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited Edition.

$395.00

Blue Chip Haggerty - The Collected Stories

By MILLHOLLAND, Ray

New York: William Morrow, 1956. Bournd in bright blue cloth with black lettering to spine, shows light foxing to page edges and light fading and wear to extremes. Dustwrapper shows chipping to bottom spine end and wear to extremes. Overall, a tight, clean copy. 256 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.

$24.00

In the Record

By CALDWELL, William A.

NJ: Rutgers, 1972. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in silver, in matching price-clipped dust jacket. A 308 pp. book of writings by Mr. Caldwell - a Pulitzer Prize winner. . First. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good + - Price-clipped.

$24.00

McSorley's Wonderul Saloon

By MITCHELL, Joseph

New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1943. Bound in red cloth with black lettering to spine, shows toning to page edges, fading to spine, bumped spine end and wear to extremes. 253 pgs.. Eighth Printing. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.

$25.00

The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In nine Volumes Complete. With his last corrections, additions, and improvements; together with all his notes, as they were delivered to the editor a little before his death : Printed Verbatim . . . (Nine Volumes)

By POPE, Alexander

London: A. Millar; J. and R. Tonson; H. Lintot; and C. Bathurst,, 1757. Bound in original calf. Spines show some wear, but are still present. The nine volumes (complete) of this set. Title pages printed in red and black. Interior pages are in very good condition. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$135.00

A Jacques Barzun Reader: Selections from His Works
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A Jacques Barzun Reader: Selections from His Works

By BARZUN, Jacques

New York: Harper, 2002. Bound in 3/4 yellow boards with black spine with gold lettering is in near-fine conditon; as is the dustjacket. 615 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$15.50

Lonely Americans

By BROWN, Rollo Walter

NY: Coward-McCann, 1929. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold, sans the dust jacket. Decorated endsheets. Quality production of this 319 pp. book of essays. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.

$35.00

Catch As Catch Can: The Collected Stories and Other Writings
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Catch As Catch Can: The Collected Stories and Other Writings

By HELLER, Joseph

NY: Simon & Schuster, 2003. Bound in blue cloth and white boards, stamped in silver. A 333 pp. book of collected stories, essays, etc. Tight, clean copy. . Second Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$14.00

The Power of Ideas
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The Power of Ideas

By Berlin, Isaiah

U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 2000. Bound in red boards, stamped in gold in matching dust jacket. 240 pp. work by the prolific author.. Firsr Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.00

An Urchin in the Storm : Essays about Books and Ideas

By Gould, Stephen Jay

New York, NY, U.S.A.: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated, 1987. Tight, clean book by the noted Harvard Scientist. These are essays concerning Books and Ideas. 255 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++. Illus. by Levine, David A. (illustrator).

$19.00

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