Essays from abookshop

New Arrivals

No cover image available

Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews (w/3 Page ALS)

by HUXLEY, Thomas H.

Seller
abookshop
Published
1870
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$195.00

Show Details

Description:
NY: D. Appleton and Co., 1870. Bound in patterned red cloth, stampe in gold (faded). Tipped in is a 3-page ALS from the Author dated 1873. Also, laid in is a snippet of paper from the Goodspeed's catalogue #108 (1915) with the listing of this book and ALS for sale. Two ads at back of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$195.00
No cover image available

In Memoriam (Signed By Elbert Hubbard II)

by HUBBARD, Elbert II

Seller
abookshop
Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Frist Edition
Item Price
$440.00

Show Details

Description:
NY: The Roycrofters, 1915. Bound in full brown leather, stamped in gold. Top Edge Gilt. A few small pieces of spine are missing. A bit of scuffing to sides of spine. Inscribed (a touching sentiment) and signed by Elbert Hubbard II in 1916 - one years after his mother and father went missing on… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$440.00
No cover image available

Health and Wealth (Signed By Elbert Hubbard II)

by HUBBARD, Elbert

Seller
abookshop
Published
1908
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
Frist Edition
Item Price
$240.00

Show Details

Description:
NY: The Roycrofters, 1908. Bound in one half brown pebbled leather over tan boards, stamped in gold. A bit of scuffing to sides of spine). Inscribed (a touching sentiment) and signed by Elbert Hubbard II in 1919 (four years after his father went missing on the Lusitania). Top Edge gilt, some minor toning to pages. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$240.00
No cover image available

This Old Man: All in Pieces

by ANGELL, Roger

Seller
abookshop
Published
2015
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385541138
Item Price
$40.00

Show Details

Description:
NY: Doubleday, 2015. Bound in black cloth over brown boards stamped in silver in bright, cream colored dust jacket. The first edition of this 298 pp. collecion of "pieces" by the noted writer -- Blurb - "Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, returns with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$40.00
No cover image available

Reading for Survival

by MACDONALD, George

Seller
abookshop
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
DC: Library of Congress, 1987. Bound in green stiff wraps, printed in dark green. A Book-of-the-month reprint of this essay by the prolifice mystery writer. 47 pp. Quite scarce. . Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
No cover image available

Kick Ass: Selected Columns of Carl Hiaasen

by HIAASEN, Carl

Seller
abookshop
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780813017174
Item Price
$14.00

Show Details

Description:
FL: University Press of Florida, 1999. Bound in light blue cloth over blue boards, stamped in black in matching illustrated dust jacket. 447 pp. book of the famous novelists columns / Essays. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price-clipped.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$14.00
No cover image available

Mark Twain's Sketches, New and Old

by TWAIN, Mark

Seller
abookshop
Published
1875
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$365.00

Show Details

Description:
NY: American Publishing Co., 1875. Bound in black and blue decorative cloth, stamped in gold (which is still very bright. A tight, clean well above averate copy of this first edition, second state, (does not contain the errata slip, nor does it have duplicaten footnotes on p. 119). 320 pp, Ref.: BAL 3364. .… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$365.00
No cover image available

It is the Responsibility of Intellectuals to speak the truth and to expose Lies

by CHOMSKY, Noam

Seller
abookshop
Published
2017
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781620973431
Item Price
$35.00

Show Details

Description:
NY: The New Press, 2017. Bound in blue boards, stamped in gold in matching dust jacket. An interesting small book (143 pp.) on living up to integrity and standards in today's world. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.00
No cover image available

Inner Workings: Literary Essays 2000-2005 (Signed)

by COETZEE, J. M.

Seller
abookshop
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670038657
Item Price
$95.00

Show Details

Description:
NY: Viking Adult, 2007. Bound in black cloth and black boards, stamped in gold in matching black and white dust jacket. A 304 pp. book on literary essays by the Nobel Prize winning author. A signed bookplate is affixed to the half-title page. . Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$95.00
No cover image available

A Real Spring Mounter Finds the Rock (Signed)

by YERGER, Chuck

Seller
abookshop
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$37.50

Show Details

Description:
PA: Self-produced, 1988. Bound in stiff blue wraps, stamped in black. A 128 pp. book of essays by the author. The essays entail life in the Schwenksville / Spring-Ford area of Eastern PA. Inscribed on the title page by the author. Scarce!. Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$37.50
No cover image available

Tremendous Trifles

by CHESTERTON, G. K.

Seller
abookshop
Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
Item Price
$22.50

Show Details

Description:
UK: Darwen Finlayson Ltd, 1968. Bound in gray boards, stamped in black. Tight, clean copy of this reprint edition that was originally published in 1909. 189 pp.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++ - Price Clipped.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$22.50
No cover image available

All Things Considered

by CHESTERTON, G. K.

Seller
abookshop
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780852080566
Item Price
$15.00

Show Details

Description:
UK: Darwen Finlayson Ltd, 1969. Bound in tan boards, stamped in green. Tight, clean copy of this reprint edition that was originally published in 1908. 190 pp.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++ - Price Clipped.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$15.00
No cover image available

Journals 1939-1983 (w/Signed Note)

by SPENDER, Stephen

Seller
abookshop
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Trade Edition
Item Price
$65.00

Show Details

Description:
NY: Random House, 1985. Bound in orange cloth over yellow boards, stamped in gold. Remainder stripe. Signed 5" X 6" note by Spender laid in. This is the first Traded Edition after a limited edition. Some toning to top edge. 485 pp. + index, etc. . Signed Note. First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$65.00
No cover image available

Arnold Bennett Journal 1929

by BENNETT, Arnold

Seller
abookshop
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Trade Edition
Item Price
$29.50

Show Details

Description:
London: Cassell & Company Limited, 1930. Bound in gray cloth, stamped in gold in original green dust jacket that has a 7/6 price at bottom of front flap of jacket. The first trade edition after a limited first edition. Top of dust jacket shows a dampstain -- but is overall in acceptable condition -- laid in is… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$29.50
No cover image available

The Past as Present: Selected Thoughts and Essays of Paul T. Ruxin

by Ruxin, Paul T.; Gordon M. Pradl and Samuel B. Ellenport

Seller
abookshop
Published
2017
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$395.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Caxton Club, The Club of Odd Volumes, The Johnsonians, The Rowfant Club, 2017. Bound in dark blue cloth, stamped in gold. This is one of 225 copies. 436 pp. collection of essays, talks, thoughts on books and book collecting. Tight, clean "as new" copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket -… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$395.00
No cover image available

Blue Chip Haggerty - The Collected Stories

by MILLHOLLAND, Ray

Seller
abookshop
Published
1956
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$24.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: William Morrow, 1956. Bournd in bright blue cloth with black lettering to spine, shows light foxing to page edges and light fading and wear to extremes. Dustwrapper shows chipping to bottom spine end and wear to extremes. Overall, a tight, clean copy. 256 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$24.00
No cover image available

In the Record

by CALDWELL, William A.

Seller
abookshop
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First
Item Price
$24.00

Show Details

Description:
NJ: Rutgers, 1972. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in silver, in matching price-clipped dust jacket. A 308 pp. book of writings by Mr. Caldwell - a Pulitzer Prize winner. . First. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good + - Price-clipped.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$24.00
No cover image available

McSorley's Wonderul Saloon

by MITCHELL, Joseph

Seller
abookshop
Published
1943
Condition
VG+
Edition
Eighth Printing
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1943. Bound in red cloth with black lettering to spine, shows toning to page edges, fading to spine, bumped spine end and wear to extremes. 253 pgs.. Eighth Printing. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
No cover image available

A Jacques Barzun Reader: Selections from His Works

by BARZUN, Jacques

Seller
abookshop
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780066210193
Item Price
$15.50

Show Details

Description:
New York: Harper, 2002. Bound in 3/4 yellow boards with black spine with gold lettering is in near-fine conditon; as is the dustjacket. 615 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$15.50
No cover image available

Lonely Americans

by BROWN, Rollo Walter

Seller
abookshop
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$35.00

Show Details

Description:
NY: Coward-McCann, 1929. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold, sans the dust jacket. Decorated endsheets. Quality production of this 319 pp. book of essays. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.00