Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >

Jolly Jump-Ups (Five Volumes)

By CLYNE, Geraldyne

Springfield, MA: McLoughlin Brothers, 1950. These pop-up books are in great condition, all of the pop-ups work and there are no rips or tears. It appears that it has never been touched by youthful hands. Quite scarce in this protected condition. The titles include: See the Circus; Journey Through Space; ABC Book; Number Book and Favorite Nursery Stories. All bound in colorful matching boards. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Oblong 4to. Pop-Up.

$750.00

Decline and Fall

By WAUGH, Evelyn

London: Chapman & Hall, 1928. Spine extremes of book have been professionally restored. Small four digit number to front free endpaper. The scarce first edition/first state (with the proper names on pp. 168-169) of the author's first book bound in the publisher's original black and red "swirled" boards, stamped in gold. With the five drawings by the author present. Housed in a custom-made matching clam-shell box. 288 pp. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.

$4500.00

In God We Trust All Others Pay Cash   ("A Christmas Story")
seller photo

In God We Trust All Others Pay Cash ("A Christmas Story")

By SHEPHERD, Jean

NY: Doubleday, 1966. Previous owner's neat small name to top corner of front free endpaper. Overall, a beautiful, tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket that still maintains the original price of $4.50. A stunning copy of the book that was the basis for the movie "A Christmas Story" that starred Darren McGavin and Peter Billingsley -- and had Jean Shepherd as the able narrator. 264 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$345.00

The Mills of the Kavanaughs

By LOWELL, Robert

NY: Harcourt, Brace, 1951. Green and yellow price-clipped dustwrapper shows a bit of fading to spine. Still, a tight, clean first edition of the author's fourth book, a collection of seven poems, including the title poem. 55 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine -- Price-Clipped.

$95.00

Blood Will Tell

By DAVENPORT, Benjamin Rush

Cleveland: Caxton, 1902. Tight, clean copy of the first edition of this early book on white supremacy. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold, black and white. Subtitled, "The Strange Story of a Son of Ham". TEG, 340 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$95.00

Three Plays - Bismarck - The Trilogy of a Fighter
seller photo

Three Plays - Bismarck - The Trilogy of a Fighter

By LUDWIG, Emil

NY: Putnam, 1927. Previous owner's neat signature to ffep. A tight, clean, "as new" copy of this 80 year old book. Contains the three plays: King and People, Union 1870 and Dismisal 1890. Dust jacket shows a bit of wear, primarily to spine end -- but is overall, in great condition. 405 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.

$175.00

A Lenape-English Dictionary

By BRINTON, Daniel G

Philadelphia: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1889. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold with beveled edges. The spine is slightly faded, but still certainly readable. This is subtitled, "The Pennsylvania Students' Series" Vol. 1. 178 pp. + a 57 page index at the back of the book. An unusually tight, clean copy of this book which is rarely found in this protected condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$170.00

The Hawk in the Rain
seller photo

The Hawk in the Rain

By HUGHES, Ted

London: Faber & Faber, Incorporated, 1957. Previous owner's neat name and date (1957) on top edge of ffep. Dust jacket shows a little scuffing to top of rear panel. Small, neat bookstore sticker affixed to the bottom of the rear end paper. Overall, a stunning copy of this, the true first edition of the author's first book. One of 2000 copies in the first edition. 59 pp. Ref.: Sagar & Tabor A1. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$725.00

A Fine Madness   (w/Signed Note)
seller photo

A Fine Madness (w/Signed Note)

By BAKER, Elliott

NY: Putnam, 1964. Book shows some yellowing to extremes, but overall a beautiful copy of the first edition of this, the author's first book and basis for the 1966 Irvin Kershner's film of the same name that starred Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward and Jean Seburg. Laid in is a humorous (TLS) note to his editor, Harvey Greenberg, stating a reason for not stopping by when he visited NY (he was with "a broad"). . Signed Note. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$200.00

Ask the Right Question
seller photo

Ask the Right Question

By LEWIN, Michael Z

NY: Putnam, 1971. A tight, clean, presumedly unread first edition of this, the author's first book. Housed in a bright dust jacket that shows no discernible flaws. Scarce in this protected condition. 190 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$95.00

The Venom Business (Signed)

By LANGE, John (Michael Crichton)

NY: World Publishing, 1969. The book is bound in yellow cloth and green boards, stamped in green. Dust jacket show a light bit of toning to extremes. Overall, a tight, clean copy of this early first edition by Michael Crichton using the John Lange pseudonym. Signed by Mr. Crichton on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. 310 pp. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$525.00

Chase
seller photo

Chase

By DWYER, K.R. (Dean Koontz)

NY: Random House, 1972. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket of this, the first book written under the Dwyer pseudonym. . A novel about Mr. Chase and a homicidal maniac. A very acceptablel copy of this elusive Dean Koontz first edition. 178 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$225.00

Cajun Nights
stock photo

Cajun Nights

By DONALDSON, D. J

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988. Authors first book; 234pp. Mystery based in New Orleans, LA. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$85.00

Mourning Becomes Electra

By O'NEILL, Eugene

NY: Horace Liveright, 1931. Front hinge just starting, some wear to spine ends of dust jacket -- but not affectin any text. Overall, a most acceptable copy of this "Trilogy" by the noted playright. Plays include: Homecoming, The Hunted and The Haunted. 256 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.

$95.00

The Living Room

By GREENE, Graham

NY: Viking, 1954. The spine of the dust jacket shows a bit of fading (but still certainly readable). Overall, the book and dustwrapper are in great condition. A two-act play which was the "Sensation of the '53 London season". The first U.S. edition.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$40.00

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

Following the Equator

By TWAIN, Mark

Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1897. Endpapers professionally restored and book tightened. Handsome volume, bound in 1/2 green morocco with matching green boards, with five raised bands on spine, stamped in gold. The true First edition, First Issue with the single line imprint and with signature "11" at bottom of page 161. With over 190 illustrations including a portrait frontispiece from a photograph of the author. 712 pp. A travel account by Twain of his travels "around the world". A tight, clean copy. . First Edition / First Issue. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$595.00

Early American Wood Engravings

By ANDERSON, Alexander; DUYCKINCK, Evert A

Philadelphia: Burr & Boyd, 1877. Retirement home copy (never circulated). Previous owner's neat inscription (from 1884) on second free endpaper. This book is bound in brown stamped, decorated cloth, stamped in gold. Contains a two page intro by Duyckinck and 65 black and white plates by the early American artist, Alexander Anderson. Quite rare (only 13 copies on OCLC). . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket. Illus. by Anderson, Alexander. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$750.00

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

La Turista; A Play in Two Acts

By SHEPARD, Sam

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1968. Introduction by Elizabeth Hardwick; indentation from paper clip on top of ffep.; 72pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$120.00

Next >