RECENT ARRIVALS in Literature From The Bookstore
By Morris, Rev. Richard
Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1891. Brown cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 262 pgs + Binding delicate, has been re-inforced at both hinges, crack to rear board w/creases to cloth on covers. previous owner name fep. Interior pages CLEAN >no notes or marks. Clarendon Press Series of English Classics. First printing by this publisher. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
By Stevenson, Robert Louis
NY: The MacMillan Co, 1917. Small brown hard cover w/gilt title & blk lettering on cover, brown endpapers, 229 pgs + List of Publishers Pocket Sized Editions. Strong binding, Clean interior pgs w/previous owner script fep, light spotting to frontis/title pg. Covers have light silverfishing, tiny ding to cloth on spine. Edited w/notes and intro by Hiram Albert Vance.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Frontis. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.
KS: Haldeman-Julius Co. Little Blue Book No.1457. Stapled 32 pgs. Not Dated. Interior Clean, Covers dust soiled.. Soft Cover. Good/None Issued. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.
By Ibsen, Henrik
KS: Haldeman-Julius Co. Little Blue Book No.353. Stapled 116 pgs. Not Dated. Interior Clean, Covers dust soiled w/faint prev.owner name.. Soft Cover. Good/None Issued. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.
By Dreiser, Theodore
KS: Haldeman-Julius Co., 1918. Little Blue Book No.659. Stapled 64 pgs. + list of others in series. Cover has browned, back cover chipped, Interior Clean. Soft Cover. Good/None Issued. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.
London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1935. Everyman's Library, 2nd printing this edition. Orange cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 448 pgs including Index. Sound binding, light dust soil to cloth, Interior pgs Clean w/previous owner deco label inside cover, light foxing to shelf edge pgs.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
By Urquhart, Sir Thomas et al (Translators)
London: The Abbey Library , 1950. Red faux leather w/gilt lettering on spine, deco endpapers, 730 pgs w/red tpe. Previous owner name and faint bump to spine else Fine. Priced (50s)DJ in new protective sleeve. **Oversized/Media Mail only this item. '.. being an account of the inestimable life of the great Gargantua, and of the heroic deeds, sayings and marvellous voyages of his son the good Pantagruel '. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Frank C. Pape . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
By William Dean Howells
Houghton Mifflin, 1928. The Riverside Literature Series. Black Deco Cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 546 pgs. Clean and Sound w/State Teachers College label inside cover. With Notes, Questions, Topics for Themes ad Suggestions for Dramatization by James M. Spinning.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
By Yossef Gaer
New York: Frank-Maurice Inc, 1926. Blue cloth w/gold lettering on spine, small deco on cover corner, blue endpapers, w/previous owner's bookplate inside cover, 181 Clean pages w/color frontis & b&w illustration each chapter. Includes: The Great Legend, Why are Cherries red? The Fool in the Moon, The Cat and the Dog, etc.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Robert Joyce. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
By Peter Lisca
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1978. Cleaned ex-library >no pocket/minimal marks. Strong binding, Clean interior pgs. Covers have library marks. Priced intact DJ is Clean w/closed tear near top edge. One of the Twentieth-Century American Writers Series.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
By Stefan Zeromski
Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. Both volumes has black spine on cloth boards w/black cover lettering. 758 total rough cut pgs in 2 volumes. Strong bindings, Clean pages. Covers have edge discoloration. **Extra shipping for priority or International mail.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
By Sir Charles Lamb
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1935. Clean ex-library >no pocket/minimal marks. Blue hard cover has black spine lettering/cover deco, 226 pgs. Strong binding, Clean interior pages, Covers have spine edge/corner rub, number on slightly darkened spine. The Riverside Literature Series w/biographical sketch, bibliography, and notes. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
By Marion Florence Lansing (Editor)
Ginn & Company, 1908. Red hard cover has black spine & cover lettering & deco, 180 pgs w/b&w illustrations. Strong binding, interior pgs Clean w/previous owner name inside cover (blacked out) Covers have light spine fade, edge/shelf rub. Stories include: Tom Thumb, Robin Goodfellow, The Children in the Wood, Sir Patrick Spens, The Minstrel's Farewell, etc.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
By Blaine M. Yorgason
Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Inc, 1976. Brown faux leather binding w/gilt spine & cover lettering, 66 pgs illustrated w/many b&w photos. Sound Binding, Clean Pages, w/Authors signature on fep. Covers are Clean w/spine edge/corner wear. Dust Jacket has tiny scribble on cover, heavy back cover soil, repaired tears, now in protective mylar sleeve. Story of physically disabled man, his trials and accomplishments.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor. Illus. by Glen Ricks (Photos). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
By Alexander Dumas
Philadelphia: The Rittenhouse Press, 1895. Two volumes in the Clebrated Crimes series both with blue cloth bindings, gilt spine/cover deco 275 pgs each volume, both w/frontis illustration. Clean Sound Copies >w/previous owner stamp inside cover, light spine fade. The Borgias has wear to cloth on top corner edge. *Extra charges may apply for Priority Mail. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Jacques Wagrez. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
By Sir Henry Irving
New York/London: The Literary Digest/Funk & Wagnalls , 1927. Green faux leather flexible binding w/gilt spine & cover lettering, 1097 double column pages w/illustrated title headings. Clean Sound Copy w/small white ding on cover, light spine edge rub/corner curl. "Also,The History of his Life, his Will and an introduction to each play. With a contribution on the Shakespeare & Bacon controversy by Irving, to which are added an Index to the Characters and an Authentic Glossary.". Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by T. M. Matterson. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
By Thomas Carlyle
New York: American Book Co., 1896. Green cloth spine, cover lettering, 86 pgs. Eclectic English Classics w/frontis of Carlyle. Sound binding, Clean interior pgs >no marks or foxing, w/previous owner name/date (1896) fep. Covers have dust soiling, light edge rub to cloth on spine.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
By Richard F. Burton
New York: The Heritage Press, 1962. Clean Tight Copies >No name or marks. Clean Strong Slipcases w/faint scuffing Deco hardcovers have white spines w/gilt lettering, gold wash tpe. Six books in 3 volumes, w/color frontis + b&w illustrations. *Extra shipping for multiple volumes may apply.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Valenti Angelo. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
By Wilkie Collins
New York: The Heritage Press, 1964. Gray illustrated boards w/white lettering/deco on spine. Color frontis + b&w illustrations. Clean Tight Copy w/previous owner bookplate on inside cover the only flaw. Clean Slipcase w/light fade to edges. *Heavy volume. Overseas customers contact seller for shipping rates.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Leonard Rosoman. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
New York: Little Leather Library , 1923. Complete Set in Original Box postmarked 1923. Green 4" vols have slight spine edge rub to some, else Fine. Titles: Land of Hearts Desire, Snowbound and other Poems, Memories of President Lincoln, Lancelot and Elaine, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Holy Grail, The Trials of Socrates, Irish Melodies, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, Mumu, On Going to Church, A Comedy of Errors, The Raven and Other Poems, Pelleas and Melisande, Hiawatha Vol.I & II, Dream Children, Finest Story in the World, Old Christmas, Ghosts, A Message to Garcia, Uses of Great Men, Comtesse De St. Geran, Inferno Vol.I & II, Pippa Passes, Sonnets from the Portugese, A Tillyloss Scandal, Christ in Flanders, As a Man Thinketh. *Sold as Set only - Complete.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.