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Lesley Chilton

By White, Eliza Orne

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth with titles and decorations in gilt stamped on front boards and spine. viii, 356 pp. The titular heroine of this novel argues for women’s suffrage and other progressive notions, much to the consternation of her elderly aunt. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$35.00

Flann O'Brien: A Critical Introduction to His Writings

By Clissmann, Anne

Dublin and New York: Gill and Macmillan/Barnes and Noble Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Spine of jacket sunned.. 1975. Later Printing. Hardcover. Notes, bibliography, index. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 370 pages .

$25.00

The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come

By Fox, John Jr.

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine slightly faded.. 1907. Later Printing. Hardcover. Bright red cloth binding with gilt lettering stamped on front boards and spine. Several b/w illustrations by F. C. Yohn. vii, 404 pp.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$12.00

Madonna Hall: The Story of Our Country's Peril

By Pearson, Emily Clemens

Boston: James H. Earle. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned, faint tide line . at fore-edges.. 1890. Later Printing. Hardcover. Brown decorative cloth with front cover design of man and woman seated in front of a fireplace on front boards. Gilt titling on front boards and spine. Floral patterned endpapers. An anti-Catholic novel about a conniving bishop who seeks to defraud a young woman from her inheritance and bashes the Pope and other Catholic leaders for endorsing the Confederate rebellion and opposing women’s suffrage. An appendix to this rather floridly-written tale ends with descriptions of the nefarious acts of Jesuits throughout history. ; 478 pages .

$40.00

The Life of the Party

By Cobb, Irvin S.

NY: George H. Doran Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket soiled, boards rubbed.. 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Pictorial boards. Illustrations and endpapers by James M. Preston. In this comic novel, plump lawyer Algernon Leary gets the very last taxi cab home from a winter costume party. The inebriated cab driver falls asleep and Leary, dressed as a three-year-old in a sort of a romper with floppy bow, silk socks and ribbons, has to walk to his uptown home through the maze of unfamiliar Greenwich Village. ; 66 pages .

$25.00

Dead Man\'s Plack and an Old Thorn
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Dead Man's Plack and an Old Thorn

By Hudson, W. H.

London And Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name on front . pastedown.. 1920. Hardcover. Green cloth. Two illustrations, signed "JP" and "BCE", respectively. .

$20.00

Sunday after the War
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Sunday after the War

By Miller, Henry

London: Editions Poetry London. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Boards worn, pages toned, jacket tattered . and missing lower third of front panel.. 1945. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Green boards. Jacket art by Sven Berlin. A collection of essays and other writings by Miller, including an excerpt from The Rosy Crucifixion. ; 284 pages .

$25.00

Bleak House
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Bleak House

By Dickens, Charles

NY: G. W. Carleton & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Foxing to all edges, penciled owner name on . front free endpaper,. 1876. Hardcover. Handsome green cloth binding stamped in blind on front and rear boards and in gilt with Dickens bust design on spine. 824 pp + [3] pp of publisher's ads. Light blue endpapers. An attractive copy of this illustrated edition of Dicken's classic novel about the grind of the legal system. ; Carleton's New Illustrated Editions .

$40.00

Forward House: A Romance
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Forward House: A Romance

By Case, William Scoville

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards dampstained.. 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. vii, 149 pp + [2] pp of publisher's ads. Gray decorative cloth binding. The Connecticut lawyer and judge wrote one novel before embarking on his legal career, this novel set in a New England coastal fishing village, East Crag. .

$30.00

Perfume:  The Story of a Murderer
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

By Suskind, Patrick

NY: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly worn at edges, rear . jacket flap creased.. 1986. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394550846 . Translated from the German by John E. Woods. A great literary novel later made into the eponymous 2006 film. ; 256 pages .

$25.00

Winnie Childs: the Shop Girl
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Winnie Childs: the Shop Girl

By Williamson, C. N. ; Williamson, A. M.

NY: Grosset & Dunlap. Good in Good dust jacket; Head of spine torn with headband missing, . bookseller label on rear endpaper, jacket chipped at corners with . significant piece missing from head of spine.. 1916. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. vi, 345 pages. Period story of a young English girl who leaves home and goes to America to make her own way. Hard title to find in the original beautifully illustrated jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

A Meeting by the River
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A Meeting by the River

By Isherwood, Christopher

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Fore-edges and page bottoms lightly . foxed. Jacket rubbed and toned with small chip missing at lower front . corner.. 1967. First American Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth, green top stain. English novel set in India featuring a successful London publisher Patrick and his younger brother Oliver who's about to take his final vows at a Hindu monastery. ; 191 pages .

$10.00

Hornblower During the Crisis:  And Two Stories, Hornblower\'s Temptation  and the Last Encounter
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Hornblower During the Crisis: And Two Stories, Hornblower's Temptation and the Last Encounter

By Forester, C. S.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and has owner initials.. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. 0316289159 . The final Horatio Hornblower novel, published after Forester's death. ; 174 pages .

$25.00

Aunt Jane of Kentucky
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Aunt Jane of Kentucky

By Hall, Eliza Calvert

NY: A. L. Burt Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards sunned, gift inscription, jacket . chipped and toned with closed tears and pieces missing at head and foot of . spine and at the edge of the front flap.. N.D.. Reprint. Hardcover. Decorative cloth binding by Decorative Designers. 283 pages + 10 pages of ads. Black and white frontispiece and illustrations throughout. A reprint edition (published around 1917) featuring Aunt Jane whos calm homespun philosophy, captivating stories, and sweet, womanly ways, is a character that wins the reader at once. .

$20.00

A Dream of John Ball and a King’s Lesson
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A Dream of John Ball and a King’s Lesson

By Morris, William

London: Reeves & Turner. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, cup ring on rear boards, . spine darkened, ink stains on rear endpapers.. 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. Original maroon cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. vii, 143 pp + 28 pp publishers catalog dated January 1888 at rear. Frontispiece illustration by Edward Burne-Jones of Adam and Eve. First book edition of Morris novel about the Peasants Revolt of 1381 in England, and the short story, A Kings Lesson, both first published in The Commonweal newspaper, an organ of the Socialist League. A Kings Lesson is another tale from medieval Europe. Morris and Burne-Jones were major figures in Great Britains Arts and Crafts movement and worked together on many other literary and artistic projects. .

$150.00

I Capture the Castle
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I Capture the Castle

By Smith, Dodie

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1948. Hardcover. Blue decorated boards. A charming English love story. ; Book Club Edition; 343 pages .

$15.00

The Blossoming Rod
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The Blossoming Rod

By Cutting, Mary Stewart

Garden City, NY: Doubleday Page and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and foxed, penciled owner name on . front flyleaf, nicks to center of lower boards.. 1914. Hardcover. Cloth-backed color printed boards. Endpapers, title page, and frontispiece illustrations by Walter De Maris. Wreath and scroll page borders by Decorative Designers. A sweet Christmas novella about a family that surprises their Father with a new fly fishing rod under the tree. Ill be jiggered! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 51 pages .

$15.00

Mother of Pearl
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Mother of Pearl

By Haynes, Melinda

NY: Hyperion. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1999. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 0786866276 . Black cloth. Inscribed by author on title page, clipping of New York Times review laid in. Author photo on rear jacket flap. Inscribed copy of authors first book which was one of the first of Oprahs Book Club selections. ; 448 pages; Signed by Author .

$12.00

The Starwick Episodes
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The Starwick Episodes

By Wolfe, Thomas; Kennedy, Richard S. (editor)

The Thomas Wolfe Society. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards very lightly rubbed.. 1989. Limited Edition. Hardcover. One of 650 numbered copies. Gray leatherette binding with title stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Edited and with an introduction by Kennedy. Deleted scenes from Wolfe's novel, Of Time and the River. Several photos. ; 108 pages .

$20.00

Big Jack
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Big Jack

By Greene, Roswell; Candy, Robert

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corner of front end paper . clipped. Jacket has closed tears and is chipped and rubbed.. 1957. Later Printing. Hardcover. Black decorative cloth. Black and white Illustrated end papers and black and white illustrations. The story of legendary trout Big Jack from his start at the state fish hatchery to his battles to become top jack in the pool. ; 52 pages .

$20.00

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