from B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA

New Arrivals

cover of Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

by Grant, Ulysses S.

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£1,062.13

Show Details

Description:
New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885-1886 Two volumes. First edition, first printing. Publisher's dark green cloth, with Congressional Medallion of 1863 stamped in gilt to the front boards, medallion verso stamped in gilt to the rear boards, lettered in gilt, band of military stars in gilt to the spines, floral endpapers. Near fine set with minor soiling to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£1,062.13
cover of The Wound and the Bow: Seven Studies in Literature

The Wound and the Bow: Seven Studies in Literature

by Wilson, Edmund

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1941
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£637.28

Show Details

Description:
Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941 First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Wilson on front free endpaper: “To Robert Christie / with the best regards / of Edmund Wilson [underlined] / August 14, 1941 [underlined].” Publisher’s blue cloth with titles in darker blue; original red dust jacket with gray title boxes, titles in white and black. Fine; in an about fine… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£637.28
cover of Buck Leonard: The Black Lou Gehrig.

Buck Leonard: The Black Lou Gehrig.

by Leonard, Buck; Riley, James A.

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£148.70

Show Details

Description:
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1995 First edition, first printing. Signed by Leonard to front free endpaper. Publisher’s gray cloth-backed red boards, titles in gilt to spine; original blue dust jacket with photo of Leonard to front panel, titles in red, white, and blue, jacket designed by Roy Colmer. Touch of offsetting to endpapers, and a hint of rubbing… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£148.70
cover of 95 Poems

95 Poems

by Cummings, E. E.

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£382.37

Show Details

Description:
New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1958 First edition, first printing. Publisher’s black cloth-backed brown boards, with cropped “95” in black to boards, titles in brown to spine; original black, blue, white and brown dust jacket designed by Janet Halverson with “95” to front panel. Fine book; about near fine unclipped dust jacket with light toning to spine, small closed… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£382.37
cover of The Crying of Lot 49

The Crying of Lot 49

by Pynchon, Thomas

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1966
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£679.76

Show Details

Description:
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1966 First edition, first printing. Publisher’s yellow cloth-backed gray boards, with three muted post horn symbols in blind to front board, titles in black to spine, black topstain, brown endpapers with “w.a.s.t.e.” in gray lettering, book designed by William Gray; original dust jacket with muted post horn symbol to front panel, titles lettered in orange… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£679.76
cover of From Death to Morning

From Death to Morning

by Wolfe, Thomas

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1935
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
£254.91

Show Details

Description:
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935 First edition, first printing. Publisher's red-brown cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt; in the original pictorial dust jacket with a red-orange gradient to the front panel. About fine copy, with a hint of wear to the spine ends, and some very minor toning to edges of boards and pages; very good unclipped dust jacket,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£254.91
cover of The Enormous Room

The Enormous Room

by Cummings, E. E.

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£5,523.05

Show Details

Description:
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1922 First edition, first state with “shit” present on p. 219. Association copy, signed and inscribed by Cummings to editor Malcolm Cowley on front free endpaper: “To Malcolm Cowley / (qui?) / E. E. Cummings.” Publisher's mustard yellow cloth, lettered in black. Very good book with light toning to spine and pages, light rubbing to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£5,523.05
cover of The Stand

The Stand

by King, Stephen

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£1,062.13

Show Details

Description:
New York: Doubleday, 1978 First edition, first printing. Publisher's black cloth-backed gold boards, titles in gilt to spine; original tan dust jacket, lettered in black and red, with John Cayea illustration to front panel. Very good with a touch of fading to spine ends, light soiling to rear board and top edge of text block, tiny spot of soiling to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£1,062.13
cover of Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

by Mitchell, Margaret

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£8,072.15

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938, 1936 Later printing. Signed by five members of the Gone with the Wind film cast on the front free endpaper: Vivian Leigh, Clark Gable, Hattie McDaniel, Olivia de Havilland, and William Bakewell. Original publisher's gray cloth, lettered in teal; later printing dust jacket lettered in brown with illustration of Scarlett and her suitors to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£8,072.15
cover of The Dream Life of Balso Snell

The Dream Life of Balso Snell

by West, Nathanael

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1931
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£3,823.65

Show Details

Description:
Paris and New York: Contact Editions, 1931 First edition, first printing. One of 500 numbered copies, this being number 388. Inscribed by West on the front free endpaper: “Affectionately / Nathanael West [underlined].” Publisher’s original wrappers, blue and black geometric design to front wrapper, titles in black. Very good with light toning to extremities, mild creasing to fore edge of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£3,823.65
cover of All the Sad Young Men

All the Sad Young Men

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1926
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£297.40

Show Details

Description:
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926 First edition, first printing, with no damage to the type on pp. 38, 90, and 248 (later printings display battered type). One of 10,100 copies. Publisher's green cloth, stamped in blind to front board and in gilt to spine. Near fine with minor surface paper damage to front pastedown, and bookseller's stamp to rear… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£297.40
cover of The Postman Always Rings Twice

The Postman Always Rings Twice

by Cain, James M.

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£2,549.10

Show Details

Description:
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934 First edition, first printing. Original publisher's orange cloth, titles and decorations printed in blue to front board and spine, blue top stain; original black, red and white dust jacket with wavy design. Near fine book with a touch of soiling to top edge of text block, light wear to bottom edges of boards, and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£2,549.10
cover of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

by Williams, Tennessee

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£318.64

Show Details

Description:
New York: New Directions, 1955 First edition, first issue. Publisher's light brown-orange cloth, lettered in black to spine, book designed by Stefan Salter; in the original pictorial dust jacket designed by Alvin Lustig. About fine with a touch of fading to the upper spine, and a crease and tiny closed tear to fore edges of pp. 17-21; in a very… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£318.64
cover of The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1925
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£1,486.98

Show Details

Description:
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925 First edition, second printing, with the errors corrected, including: "sickantired" to p. 205 and "Union Station" to p. 211. One of 3,000 second printing copies. Publisher's blue cloth, lettered in blind to front board and in gilt to spine. Near fine book with very light spotting to boards, some offsetting to front endpapers, and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£1,486.98
cover of For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£934.67

Show Details

Description:
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1940 First edition, first printing, in the first state dust jacket lacking photographer's credit to rear panel (which was added in later states). Publisher's beige cloth, stamped to front board in black with author's facsimile signature, stamped in red and black to spine; in the original black, red, white, and blue dust jacket with a… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£934.67
cover of Go Tell It on the Mountain

Go Tell It on the Mountain

by Baldwin, James

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1953
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£5,098.20

Show Details

Description:
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953 First edition, first printing. Publisher's rust cloth, titles in gilt to spine, facsimile Baldwin signature in gilt to front board; in the original pictorial dust jacket designed by John O'Hara Cosgrave II, with an illustration to the front panel and spine of pedestrians walking from a Baptist Church on a city sidewalk, photo of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£5,098.20
cover of The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1850
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£3,398.80

Show Details

Description:
Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850 First edition, first printing, with "reduplicate" on page 21, publisher's advertisements dated March 1, 1850. Original publisher's ribbed brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt. Very good with some staining and discoloration to rear board, gilt bright, spine ends frayed, light wear to corners, a few pages lightly spotted, previous owner’s signature to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£3,398.80
cover of In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

by Capote, Truman

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£254.91

Show Details

Description:
New York: Random House, 1965 First edition, first printing. Publisher's maroon cloth, stamped in silver and gilt, maroon endpapers, top edge stained black; in the original tan dust jacket designed by S. Neil Fujita, lettered in maroon and black. About fine book with a few very light spots of soiling to boards and previous owner’s signature to front free endpaper;… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£254.91
cover of The Beautiful and Damned

The Beautiful and Damned

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£297.40

Show Details

Description:
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922 First edition, first state without Scribner seal to copyright page. One of 20,600 copies. Publisher's blue cloth with titles blindstamped to front board, titles stamped in gilt to spine. About very good, with some light soiling and rippling to cloth, publisher’s name in gilt on spine lightly dimmed, previous owner’s signature to title page,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£297.40
cover of My Bondage and My Freedom

My Bondage and My Freedom

by Douglass, Frederick

Seller
B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA
Published
1855
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£12,745.50

Show Details

Description:
New York and Auburn: Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1855 Introduction by Dr. James McCune Smith. First edition, first printing. Original publisher’s brown cloth, with decoration in blind to boards, titles in gilt to spine, three engraved plates including frontispiece portrait of Douglass engraved by John Chester Buttre. Minor rubbing to cloth, spine lightly faded, touch of fraying to foot of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£12,745.50