COVID-19 Update

July 6, 2020: Biblio is open and shipping orders. Read more here.

Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

No image available

Can Such Things Be

No cover image available

Can Such Things Be

by Bierce, Ambrose

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very good
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Atlanta, Georgia
Item Price:
$2,500.00
$1.50 shipping to USA
Standard Delivery: 5 to 14 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

New York: Neale Publishing, 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 320p octavo. Staring at the top and base of spine which is darkened otherwise a very good copy in red cloth. Inscribed/signed to Silas Orrin Howes May 30, 1903. Howes was his friend and his editor on "The Shadow on the Dial". Bierce wrote to Howes on Sept 27, 1913 ".....thence down to the Mexican border (perhaps at Laredo) seeking a chance to cross and be shot or hanged". Bookplate of Howes.

Reviews

Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

(Log-in or create an account first!)

You're rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
Old New York Book Shop US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
42818
Title
Can Such Things Be
Author
Bierce, Ambrose
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Neale Publishing
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1903

Terms of Sale

Old New York Book Shop

All books are returnable within ten days if returned in the same condition as sent. All books are authenticated and described in adherence to the strict code of ethics and professionalism employed by the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America. Payment should accompany order if you are a new customer. Current customers will be invoiced with payment due in 30 days. Institutions billed per their requirements. ALL ITEMS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE. Books sent via US Postal Service unless other arrangements are requested. INTERNATIONAL PURCHSES WILL BE SHIPPED AT THE EXACT COST. NOTE: USPS NO LONGER SHIPS SURFACE MAIL TO OVERSEAS. Where possible, we will ship GLOBAL PRIORITY, minimum charge of $23.95, maximum weight 4 pounds. For packages over 4 pounds, you will be contacted with exact charges. Georgia residents please add 7% sales tax. We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, and AMERICAN EXPRESS.

About the Seller

Old New York Book Shop

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since: 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
Ask Seller a Question

About Old New York Book Shop

The Old New York Book Shop was founded in 1971. I was located at 1069 Juniper St in Atlanta for more than 25 years. After the advent of the internet I moved to my home. I am a member of the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America). All books are returnable for any reason within ten days if returned in the same condition as sent. Books are described in adherence to the strict code of ethics and professionalism employed by the ABAA.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]

This Book’s Categories

tracking-