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In a Dark Time

By WATSON, Lawrence

NY: Scribner's, 1980. A touch of rubbing to top spine end. The scarce first edition of the author's first book. Written as "Lawrence Watson". The author has gone on to write the quite popular, "Montana 1948", which won the Milkweed National Fiction Award in year of publication. A tiny bit of edgewear to dustwrapper, but overall, a tight, bright, clean copy. 240 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$205.00

The Waves

By WOOLF, Virginia

London: The Hogarth Press, 1931. The book is tight and clean, bound in deep purple, stamped in gold (shows some lightening where the jacket is chipped). The jacket is not price-clipped, shows darkening to spine, with losses primrily to the spine ends (affecting text) and the edges of the dust jacket. The true first edition of this Woolf novel. 325 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG Only.

$950.00

Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York (Salmon P. Chase's Copy)

By VALENTINE, David T

NY: Edmund Jones & Co., 1862. Bound in full red morocco, stamped in gold. AEG, 775 pages, The spines of the book have been professionally repaired. Chromo-Lithograph Title Page, Many colorplates, some folding. This is Salmon P. Chase's copy of the book with his name and title stamped in gold on the front panel of the book. The book was specially bound for Mr. Chase, I am sure. . Later Printing. Hard Cover. VG/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$1500.00

Adventures in the Skin Trade and Other Stories

By THOMAS, Dylan

NY: New Directions, 1955. DW that shows slight chipping to extremes and spine ends. light off-setting to end papers; 275pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$85.00

Heat and Dust

By JHABVALA, R. Prawer

New York: Harper & Row, 1976. Winner of the 1975 Booker Award, with publishers sticker affixed to front panel of DW; B&W enpaper illustration; 181pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

Doctor Brodie's Report
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Doctor Brodie's Report

By BORGES, Jorge Luis

NY: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1972. Tight, clean copy with no discernible flaws. Translated from Spanish by Norman Thomas De Giovanni. 128 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$45.00

Skudras Nepadodas

By SEKORA, Andre

Riga, Latvia: Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1961. Previous owner's neat inscription on title page. Bound in illustrated boards with cloth spine. The first Latvian edition of this delightful children's book with great illustration of insects building homes, illustrated front panel, illustrated endpapers. 93 pp. A most acceptable copy. Text is in Latvian.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$45.00

Mazie Viri

By JUNKE, Alvaro

Riga, Latvia: Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1959. Previous owner's neat inscription to half-title page.. Bound in illustrated boards with cloth spine. The first Latvian edition of this delightful children's book. Illustrated throughout in black and white. throughout (mostly of frogs, fish, dragonflies. 158 pp. Text is in Latvian.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$22.00

Einsteina Smadzenes   (Einstein's Brain)
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Einsteina Smadzenes (Einstein's Brain)

By NESVADBA, Josef

Riga, Latvia: Izdevnieciba, Zinatne', 1968. Previous owner's neat inscription on bottom of end paper. The scarce first Latvian edition of this popluar book of short stories by the Czech Author. Bound in green cloth and light green decorated boards in a classic Sci-Fi dust jacket. The book was originally published in Prague eight years earlier. 416 pp. Text is in Latvian.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$135.00

Vasara

By TOLISS, P

Riga, Latvia: Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1963. Previous owner's neat inscription to half-title page.. Bound in illustrated boards with cloth spine. The first Latvian edition of this delightful children's book. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 105 pp. Text is in Latvian.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$25.00

Lapsa, Vilks Un Lacis

By JAKOBSONS, Augusts

Riga, Latvia: Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1958. Previous owner's neat inscription to half-title page.. Bound in illustrated boards with cloth spine. The first Latvian edition of this delightful children's book. Illustrated throughout in yellow, black and white. 135 pp. Text is in Latvian.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket. Illus. by Karpenko, M..

$25.00

Amerika

By KAFKA, Franz

New York: Schocken Books, 1962. First Schocked edition, 1962; preface by Klaus Mann; translated by Willa and Edwin Muir; afterword by Max Brod; line drawings by Emlen Etting; previous owners name penned on ffep, and note penned on copyright page; 299pp.. First Thus. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+. Illus. by ETTING, Emlen.

$75.00

Ulysses

By JOYCE, James

NY: Random House, 1934. The dust jacket is price-clipped. The book has one small digit number written on the ffep. The jacket shows a light bit of wear to top of spine and top of rear panel. Overall, a VERY nice copy of the first U.S. edition of Joyce's most popular work (stated on the copy right page). There is a date stamp on the rear endpaper of the book (Feb. 03 1934) . . . so the book could be some type of review copy. 768 pp. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+ - Price-clipped.

$2250.00

Nobel Lecture (Signed)

By BELLOW, Saul

New York: Targ Editions, 1979. Number Four of the Targ Editions, bound in white cloth, with torn and chipped acetate wrapper; No. 84 of 350 signed copies; tiny two digit number penned on ffep.; 20pp.. Signed, Limited. Limited/Numbered. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good Only. Limited Edition.

$165.00

The Thief of Baghdad

By ABDULLAH, Achmed

NY: A.L. Burt, 1924. Bound in light red cloth, stamped in gold. The dust jacket shows some wear to spine ends and a closed diagonal tear to front panel. This Burt Photoplay is illustrated with scenes from the movie that starred Douglas Fairbanks in the title role. Black and white photos from the early film interspersed throughout the novel. 310 pp. + Ads. . First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. VG++/VG. Illus. by Photo-Illustrated. Photoplay Edition.

$145.00

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
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The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

By KENEALLY, Thomas

Viking Press, 1972. Tiny four-digit number penned to ffep. Some creasing to front flap of dust jacket, overall, a tight, clean copy of a rather scarce Keneally first. Basis for the 1978 Australian film of the same name directed by Fred Schepesi. The book was short listed for the Booker Prize in the year of publication. 178 pp. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$70.00

Distortions

By BEATTIE, Ann

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1976. A completely closed (3/4") tear to the bottom of rear panel of the dust jacket. A tight, clean copy of this, the author's first novel. A bit difficult to locate in this protected condition due to the spartan materials the publisher used back in the seventies. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$85.00

Cock-A-Doodle Dandy

By O'CASEY, Sean

London: Macmillan & Co., 1949. Small four digit number penned on ffep.; 104pp. A most acceptable copy in dust jacket. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.

$55.00

Invitation to a Beheading

By NABOKOV, Vladimir

NY: Putnam, 1959. Three tiny digits to top corner of ffep. Dustwrapper is price-clipped and shows minor chipping to top spine edge and corner of front panel (certainly not affecting any text). Overall, a most acceptable copy of the first edition of this novel by Nabokov. In the true first state dustwrapper (with two blurbs on back panel -- one about Lolita and one about this novel). Yellow endsheets and top stained bright red. Translated by his son, Dmitri Nabokov.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+ Price-Clipped.

$65.00

Like a Bulwark   (Signed)
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Like a Bulwark (Signed)

By MOORE, Marianne

NY: Viking Press, 1957. The only flaw with the book or the dustjacket is that the dust jacket is price-clipped. Other than that both are in Fine condition. Inscribed on the front free endpaper and dated November 29, 1959 and signed on the title page by Ms. Moore. A beautiful copy! 32 pp.. Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine -- Price-Clipped.

$295.00

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