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The Castle. A New Translation, Based on the Restored Text
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The Castle. A New Translation, Based on the Restored Text

By Franz Kafka

NY: Schocken Books, 1998. hard cover in dust jacket.,. no flaws or wear, clean, no writing or markings, strong binding, no clips, chips or bumps.; translated with a preface by mark harman.; xxiii-328pp.. Fourth Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$48.00

London Fields

By Martin Amis

London: Jonathan Cape Ltd. and London Limited Editions , 1989. hard cover in glassine dust jacket. cloth-backed marbled boards with gilt lettering and decorative elements. dj has minor wear. book has one minute spot to verso of limitation page which offset to facing half-title. a tiny dot. a very faint ripple or pucker to lower margin of initial 20 or so sheets. all sounds worse than it is. no other flaws. clean. no writing or markings. no bumps. tight binding.; this is number 59 from the signed limited edition of 150 copies. signed by martin amis in black ink under the limitation.; 470pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition - Limited. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$130.00

Success

By Martin Amis

London: Jonathan Cape, 1978. hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no writing, markings, labels. no bumps, tears, clips, creases. tight binding. a pristine copy.; 224pp., author's third novel. true first edition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$160.00

The Man Without Qualities. (Two Volumes)

By Robert Musil

London: Picador, 1995. two volumes, complete. hardcovers in dust jackets in illustrated slipcase., no flaws - clean, well bound, no writing or markings. printed slipcase has truly minor signs of use.; vol. 1 - x-725pp./vol. 2 - vi-729-1774pp.; translated from german original by sophie wilkins. burton pike, editorial consultant. first english translation to incorporate material omitted from previous editions. dust jacket and slipcase designed by chip kidd and barbara de wilde. . First Edition Thus/First Printing, UK. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Multi-Volume Set.

$72.00

Hunk of Skin

By Pablo Picasso

San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1968. soft cover, as issued., faint dust-dulling to top edge. no ther flaws or wear. clean. no writing, markings, labels. no bumps, tears, creases. strong binding. a very nice copy.; 39pp., english text translated by paul blackburn. note by camilo jose cela. states - first american edition: december, 1968. has villiers printer statement at bottom of last page, under city lights title list.. First American Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$24.00

The Last Museum

By Brion Gysin

New York: Grove Press, 1986. soft cover. cover has small round punch-hole near corner. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, creases. tight binding.; states first printing, has number-line starting at 1., 186pp., introduction by william burroughs. cover art by keith haring.. First Softcover Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Snooty Baronet

By Wyndham Lewis. Edited by Bernard Lafourcade

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1984. hard cover in clear acetate dust jacket, as issued. no flaws or wear. clean. no markings or writing. no bumps. tight binding.; signed by the editor, and numbered 116 from the deluxe edition of 226 copies.; 313pp., b/w illustrations by lewis. published once before in london, 1932. a novel.. Signed by the Editor. First Edition - Limited. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Plus. Illus. by Wyndham Lewis. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$38.00

Doctor Faustus
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Doctor Faustus

By Thomas Mann (translated By John E. Woods)

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., untrimmed fore-edge., only the slightest indications of handling. no real flaws - clean, no writing or markings, no clips, tears or chips. tightly bound.; 534pp., recent translation by john e. woods. states first edition.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$57.00

Fahrenheit 451

By Ray Bradbury

London: The Folio Society, 2011. cloth, hard cover, illustrated boards, in slipcase., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings of any sort. no bumps. tight binding.; xix-152pp., six color illustrations. introduction by michael moorcock. 2003 introduction by ray bradbury. a classic short dystopian work, first published in 1953.. First Edition Thus, a Reissue. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. Illus. by Sam Weber. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$48.00

Siddhartha

By Hermann Hesse

New York: New Directions, 1951. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., very small gift inscription to front free endpaper. some very faint, faded spotting to boards. minor corner and edge-wear. dj flap is price-clipped. no other markings. chip to dj at top of spine and one other tiny chip. sturdy binding.; 153pp., number 34 in new classics series. the alvin lustig dj has not faded.. Fourth Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/Very Good Minus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$75.00

A Widow for One Year (Signed Copy)
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A Widow for One Year (Signed Copy)

By John Irving

New York: Random House, 1998. hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, clips or chips. strong binding.; states first trade edition with number row starting at 2, as is the practice of the publisher at that time. copy signed without further inscription on the title page.; 537pp. with some unnumbered printed pages at either end. a great copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$52.00

The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri. Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso. Three Volumes.

By Dante, Allen Mandelbaum

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1980. three volumes, all hardcovers in dust jackets in folded mylar protectors. no slipcase. two djs are price-clipped. very slight bits of wear, nothing obvious. clean. no writing or text marking. djs are free of tears or chips. strong bindings. all 3 vols. have different ISBNs. vol.1 is dated 1980, vol. 2 is dated 1982 and volume 3 is dated 1984. all 3 are univ. of cal. press with a numberline starting at "2" on each copyright page, and show no references to book clubs or subsequent eds.; the respective paginations are - xxiv-307pp./xxviii-303pp./xxi-307pp., barry moser contributed 42, 35, and 19 illustrations respectively. translation, introduction, and commentary by allen mandelbaum.; the 3 vols. weigh apprx. 8 lbs.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Illus. by Barry Moser. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Multi-Volume Set.

$140.00

Crime and Punishment

By Fyodor Dostoevsky (Translated By Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky)

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. hard cover in dust jacket, cloth-backed paper-covered boards, no flaws or wear. clean, no writing, labels, markings. no bumps, chips, clips. strong, tight binding.; xx-564pp., a handsomely produced volume. a novel in six parts with epilogue by dostoevsky. annotated by the translators. although it states first edition, it lacks a price to dj flap and top edge is undyed. if it is a book club, there was none of the usual step-down with size, paper, binding and no blindstamp to rear board. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Artifice of Absorption. Paper Air 4:1

By Charles Bernstein

Philadelphia: Singing Horse Press/Paper Air, 1987. soft cover, as issued., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings, labels. no tears, bumps, creases. strong binding.; 71pp with last page of ads., paper air, volume four, number one. charles bernstein poetry.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$110.00

Rip Van Winkle Von Washington Irving, Illustriert Durch Funfzig Aquarelle Von Arthur Rackham

By Washington Irving

Leipzig: E.A. Seemann , 1905. soft cover book with 50 color plates tipped-in on 50 sheets of cardstock, both in a cloth and paper portfolio which encloses them, as issued., the exterior has soiling, wear to spine-ends and interior flaps which wrap the main parts. the book and plates are complete, unmarked and in near-fine condition. the text is german.. Erste Auflage. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Arthur Rackham. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$315.00

Loner (Inscribed copy)

By Francisco (Francisco Juarez)

Long Beach, CA: Loner Tumbleweed Press, 1981. soft cover, as issued., slight rubbing to corners, minor. clean. no text or exterior markings. no bumps, tears, chips or creases. strong binding.; inscribed to his teacher in ink, on title page, signed and dated 12/8/81., english text., iv-100pp. poems. in 2004 a different edition came out under the name francisco juarez. this is the 1981 first edition. the author is a mexican-american vietnam veteran. a possible sub-title appears on the cover, "a book for the broken-hearted, loners, losers, fools, unemployed, viet-nam vets and lovers who just dream".. Signed by Author. First Edition /First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$95.00

The Collected Poems of Charles Olson. (Excluding the Maximus poems)

By Charles Olson. Edited by George F. Butterick

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. small, faint smudge to bottom edge. dj has slight darkening to top margin, mostly visible to flaps. no other flaws or wear. clean, no writing, markings, or labels. no bumps, tears, chips, and price is not clipped. tight, strong binding. a very nice copy. has full printing number line.; xxxvi-675pp., includes 300 previously unpublished poems, along with all published poems aside from the maximus poems.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$85.00

Dubliners

By James Joyce

London: The Folio Society, 2003. cloth, hard cover in illustrated slipcase with shaped edges at opening., miniscule bits of wear to slipcase exterior, truly negligible in impact. no flaws or wear. clean. no bumps, tears, no writing, markings, labels. tight binding. a fine copy.; the corrected text with an explanatory note by robert scholes. period photos by dr. j.j. clarke. 230pp. 1914 joyce work.. Second Printing Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$38.00

Three Gloucester Plays

By Israel Horovitz

Garden City, NY: The Fireside Theatre, 1992. hard cover in dust jacket. minor wear to dj, no tears, chips, clips or bumps. no text or exterior markings. strong binding. assumed book club edition, though carries no direct statement. no isbn.; author has inscribed and signed this copy on the title page, dated 12/02.; xiii-279pp., three plays - park your car in harvard yard/henry lumper/north shore fish.. Signed by Author. No Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$52.00

The Gray Cloth: Paul Scheerbart's Novel on Glass Architecture.
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The Gray Cloth: Paul Scheerbart's Novel on Glass Architecture.

By John A. Stuart, Paul Scheerbart

Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2001. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., very small owner name to front free endpaper. no other flaws, clean, otherwise unmarked, sturdy.; written in german in 1914. this edition translated, illustrated, and introduced by john a. stuart.; xlix-143pp., 5 color plates.; "german architectural visionary, author, inventor, and artist paul scheerbart (1863-1915) wrote several fictional utopian narratives related to glass architecture...".. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by John A. Stuart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.00

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