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The Best of Motive:  50th Anniversary Limited Edition
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The Best of Motive: 50th Anniversary Limited Edition

By Bigler, Vernon (editor)

Nashville, TN: United Methodist Publishing House. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1990. Softcover. The best writing and illustration culled from Motive Magazine. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 216 pages .

$10.00

Love and the Five Senses
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Love and the Five Senses

By Van Booy, Simon

Sag Harbor, NY: Bookman Press. Fine. 2002. Limited Edition. Softcover. One of 200 copies. Marbled wrappers with glassine jacket. A collection of six short stories by Van Booy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 30 pages .

$25.00

Small Moments
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Small Moments

By Church, Richard

London: Hutchinson. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth with titles stamped in silver on spine. Wood engravings by Joan Hassall. A collection of essays by the English writer. ; 182 pages .

$20.00

Apologia Diffidentis
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Apologia Diffidentis

By Leith, W. Compton; [Ormonde Maddock Dalton]

London: John Lane, the Bodley Head. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, gilt dulled on top edges, . owner bookplate on front free endpaper.. 1917. Third Edition. Hardcover. A decoratively bound volume of essays by W. Compton Leith, the pseudonym of Ormonde Maddock Dalton, British art historian and keeper of medieval antiquities at the British Museum. Handsomely bound in three-quarter white vellum stamped in gilt on spine with matching swirled marbled sides. Top edges gilt. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages .

$20.00

Sirenica
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Sirenica

By Leith, W. Compton; [Ormonde Maddock Dalton]

London: John Lane, the Bodley Head. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, vellum spine toned, owner . bookplate on front pastedown.. 1913. Hardcover. A decoratively bound volume of essays by W. Compton Leith, the pseudonym of Ormonde Maddock Dalton, British art historian and keeper of medieval antiquities at the British Museum. Handsomely bound in three-quarter white vellum stamped in gilt on spine with matching swirled marbled sides. Top edges gilt. 4 pp of publishers ads at rear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages .

$20.00

Fables de la Fontaine:  Precedees de la Vie D’esope, Accompagnees de Notes  Nouvelles par D. S.
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Fables de la Fontaine: Precedees de la Vie D’esope, Accompagnees de Notes Nouvelles par D. S.

Tours, France: Alfred Mame et Fils. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and rubbed, light foxing to . first and last several leaves, owner name (Stephen Bullard) on title page . and front flyleaf.. 1878. Hardcover. Engraved frontispiece and numerous other illustrations by K. Giraudet. Index. Red pebbled blindstamped leather with five spine compartments stamped in gilt. All edges gilt. White ribbed moire endpapers. Measures 5.5 x 3.5 inches. Text in French. A handsome edition of Fontaines collected fables, most with a vignette by Giraudet. ; 400 pages .

$40.00

The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories
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The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories

By Clarke, Susanna

London: Bloomsbury Publishing. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 2006. First American Edition. Hardcover. 1596912510 . Gray decorative cloth. A collection of fairy tales by the author of the bestselling doorstop of a novel, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell. ; 235 pages .

$15.00

Children of Lir:  Stories from Ireland
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Children of Lir: Stories from Ireland

By Hogan, Desmond

NY: George Braziller. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed.. 1981. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0807610151 . Green cloth, black topstain. A collection of 13 haunting, painful, and stoic Irish stories. ; 136 pages .

$13.00

The Man Who Invented Sin:  And Other Stories
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The Man Who Invented Sin: And Other Stories

By O'Faolain, Sean

NY: The Devin-Adair Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped, closed tears, faded with . piece missing at the spine.. 1948. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Black and white illustrations. Poetry without blarney, incantation without the wand displayed, the Irish story at its best. Woodcut illustrations by Elizabeth Rivers. ; 183 pages .

$10.00

Not with Eyes Only
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Not with Eyes Only

By Carver, George

Private Printing. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly soiled and rubbed.. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Decorated boards. Christmas story set in Biblical times printed by Aldus Printers as a Christmas 1948 gift book. Inscribed by Carver on the title page. Several illustrations. ; 17 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Babylon Revisited and Other Stories
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Babylon Revisited and Other Stories

By Fitzgerald, F. Scott

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly soiled, stab mark on front . flyleaf, which extends as indent through page 35.. 1965. Reprint. Hardcover. Light green cloth with titles stamped in black on spine. A collection of ten short stories by Fitzgerald, originally published in this anthology in 1960. ; 253 pages .

$40.00

Women of the Weird:  Eerie Stories by the Gentle Sex
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Women of the Weird: Eerie Stories by the Gentle Sex

By Manley, Seon (editor) ; Lewis, Gogo (editor)

NY: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Foxing to boards and jacket, jacket . price-clipped and edgeworn, with library binding sticker on front panel. . Not an ex-library copy.. 1976. First Printing. Hardcover. 0688517315 . Great Edward Gorey jacket art. Anthology of eleven short stories by Shirley Jackson, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Sheila Burnford, E. Nesbit, Mrs. Gaskell, and others. Biographical notes. Blue cloth. ; 188 pages .

$13.00

Fugitive Papers
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Fugitive Papers

By Sabine, Ruth

Norwood, MA: Privately Printed By the Plimpton Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards with light soil, illustrations foxed.. 1924. First Printing. Hardcover. Cream paper halfbound in brown cloth, gilt top edge. vii, 53 pages. Black and white illustrated portrait frontispiece and black and white illustrations. Stories written by a young New England schoolgirl published by her family several years after her death. .

$20.00

The Stork and the Shrimp:  The Claw of the Golden Turtle and Other  Vietnamese Tales
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The Stork and the Shrimp: The Claw of the Golden Turtle and Other Vietnamese Tales

By Ly, Do Vang

New Delhi, India: Siddharta Publications. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Covers worn at corners, jacket tattered and . soiled and with some loss at heel and lower right corner of front panel.. 1959. Softcover. Author photo on front jacket flap. Softcover with jacket. Inscribed, presumably by the diplomat author, on the dedication page With best wishes to Mrs. Chester Bowles, Delhi, 23/9/63. Chester Bowles was a Connecticut Governor, Congress member, and diplomat, who served as US Ambassador to India from 1963-69. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 110 pages; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Me and Bobbi and the Gyrls
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Me and Bobbi and the Gyrls

By Wilkerson, George; Williams, Bobbi

Bloomington, IN: Xlibris. Very Good; Covers have light curl at fore-edge.. 2000. First Printing. Softcover. 0738830534 . Pictorial softcover. “A collection of columns and stories about growing up transgendered; sometimes funny, sometimes sad, but always engaging, this is, first and last, a book about people. ” (rear cover blurb) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages .

$90.00

The Short Stories
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The Short Stories

By Fitzgerald, F. Scott; Bruccoli, Matthew J. (editor)

NY: Scribner. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 0684842505 . Edited and with a preface by Matthew J. Bruccoli. ; 797 pages .

$25.00

Meadow-Grass
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Meadow-Grass

By Brown, Alice

Boston: Copeland and Day. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and rounded, foxing to first . several leaves at rear and front.. 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. A baker's dozen tales set in a rural Massachusetts town. Gorgeous green decorated cloth binding by Louis Rhead of trees along riverbank. Many pages unopened. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pages .

$50.00

Pictorial Narratives
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Pictorial Narratives

NY: American Tract Society. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned, light foxing to first and . last several leaves.. N.D.. Hardcover. Original brown blindstamped cloth. Title and corn motif stamped in gilt on spine. A collection of 24 stories exhibiting Christian morals, each with an engraved title page vignette. Circa 1850. Engraved title page. .

$25.00

Dear Baby
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Dear Baby

By Saroyan, William

NY: Harcourt, Brace & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner inscription, . jacket toned and chipped.. 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Decorative gray cloth binding. A short story collection from the Academy Award and Pulitzer Prize winning author. Jacket art by G. K. Lander. ; 117 pages .

$10.00

The Great Wall of China:  Stories and Reflections
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The Great Wall of China: Stories and Reflections

By Kafka, Franz

NY: Schocken Books. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket chipped and missing . majority of the spine.. 1948. Third Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth. xix, 307. A beautiful hardcover edition of a collection of stories and aphorisms from one of the greatest figures of modern literature with an introductory note by prominent Scottish poet and translator Edwin Muir. .

$12.00

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