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Invitation to a Beheading
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Invitation to a Beheading

By Nabokov, Vladimir

New York: G. P. Putnam, 1959. Fresh and very near fine in unclipped, lightly tanned, lightly soiled very good dust jacket, lightly chipped, and with a 1¼" tear to spine bottom along the rear fold.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$35.00

Our Mutual Friend
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Our Mutual Friend

By Dickens, Charles

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1865. Original pebble-grained purple cloth, double-ruled border in blind, spine lettered in gilt. 8vo. 350pp. Numerous illustrations throughout. Spine faded -gilt easily readable-light cover wear and spotting, slight separating along inner hinge (binding square and firm), faded name neatly scripted on front flyleaf, dated 1867, scattered foxing throughout, stained rear endpaper. Half of text, to pages 144 white and bright, pages 145 to 350 are tanned. A well preserved, appealing book.. First Authorized American Edition. Hard Cover.

$95.00

the World in the Attic
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the World in the Attic

By Morris, Wright

New York: Scribner's, 1949. with "A" on the copyright page. Bright, fresh and near fine in unclipped very good dust jacket, with some scattered nicks and wear to edges, light surface rubbing.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$55.00

The Life of Fanny Hill (Erotica)
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The Life of Fanny Hill (Erotica)

By Cleland, John

Hoboken, 1929. A famous erotic novel about an 18th century British prostitute, first published in 1749. Hoboken, 1929. Limited edition, (#360/700 copies). 8vo. 211pp. Illustrated with 12 color plates in the art-deco style. The paper label on spine is worn, chipped and unreadable, some scattered moderate rubbing to extremities, slight separation to front endpapers at hinge--binding remains square and sturdy-contents clean and bright, a solid, Very Good and rather scarce copy.. First Thus, Limited Edition. Hard Cover.

$125.00

The Chosen
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The Chosen

By Potok, Chaim

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1967. Author's first book 8vo. 284pp. Grey cloth, lettered in gilt on a blue background on the spine, decorated in blue on the upper cover. Light foxing to cover edges and spine, gift inscription on front flyleaf, a very good plus, clean and fresh, square, sharp-cornered, tightly bound book in unclipped, very good plus dust jacket, with foxing on only the front panel.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$45.00

Holy face and Other Essays
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Holy face and Other Essays

By Huxley, Aldous

London: The Fleuron, 1929. No. 152 of 300 copies. Drawings by Albert Rutherston, stenciled in colors at the Curwen Press. 64 pp. 4to. Original brown cloth, with stamped gilt emblem on front, gilt stamped lettered spine, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed; in publisher's box. A minor stain to cover, slight separation to hinge at the limitation page (binding still sturdy), near fine, housed in partially browned, repaired Rutherston-decorated card slipcase, missing 2" piece of the base.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Illus. by Albert Rutherston.

$95.00

Reasons to Live (signed)
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Reasons to Live (signed)

By Hempel, Amy

New York: Knopf, 1985. The author's first book, inscribed and signed by her on the front flyleaf. The book is unread and near fine, but some of the book's title, lettered in white on the silver block on front cover has rubbed off, and there is mild soiling to edge of covers and a touch along front spine gutter. The dust jacket is unclipped and fine.. Signed by Author. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$65.00

A Dream of Kings
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A Dream of Kings

By Grubb, Davis

New York: Scribner's, 1955. "A" on the copyright page. Book is very good plus, would be better but for small area of damp staining at spine heel, in very good, surface rubbed dust jacket, nicked at spine ends and damp stained at spine heel, and a little to the top right of front panel near the fold.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$40.00

Death in the Afternoon (First French Edition)
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Death in the Afternoon (First French Edition)

By Hemingway, Ernest

Club des Libraires de France, 1958. Limited edition, this being number 3101 of 4000. Text in French. Yellow cloth with paste down illustration to front board, silk red ribbon page marker. Thrilling photographs, pastedowns, and colored art throughout. 217+10pp. A most unusual edition of Hemingway's bull-fighting classic. Near fine, with some light sunning to cover edges, minor stain to spine crown. Binding strong, contents clean and fresh.. First French Edition. Hard Cover.

$45.00

The Case of the Rolling Bones
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The Case of the Rolling Bones

By Gardner, Erle Stanley

New York: William Morrow, 1939. A bright and tight near fine copy, with mild cover stains, bumping and wear to lower corners, and a sliver of partially removed paper at top edge of rear free endpaper. The unclipped dust jacket is good to very good-quite bright, crisp and clean-but worn at edges, some surface rubbing to front and rear panels, and foot of spine is missing a one-inch piece. A very early Perry Mason mystery.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$175.00

Under the Volcano
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Under the Volcano

By Lowry, Malcolm

NY: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. in 2nd issue dust jacket. (1st issue dust jacket states "Advance Critical Acclaim" on rear panel, with 4 reviews, the 2nd issue jacket states "Critical Acclaim" and with 9 reviews). Light gray cloth, lettered in dark red. 8vo. 375 pp. Cover cloth mildly soiled, tanned along spine panel, touch of sunning to extremities, gently bumped top corners, internally the book is clean and fresh, and overall a firmly bound very good copy in clean dust jacket, with 3" tear along fold of front flap, and 2½" tear to bottom of front spine at the fold; rear panel slightly tanned, both flaps quite clean and bright.. First Edition. Hardcover.

$295.00

Nostromo -A Tale of the Seaboard
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Nostromo -A Tale of the Seaboard

By Conrad, Joseph

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929. First American edition, first issue with error on page 201: "Europe" misspelled "Eruope."). Octavo. 631pp. Brightly gilt-stamped green cloth decorated in orange and black. Minimal shelf wear to the underside of cover edges, top page edges lightly stained and dust-soiled, a droplet stain to front boards, minimal staining to rear, else crisp and bright, as is the text; a sharp and tightly bound, Very Good Plus copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$295.00

Noah and the Waters (signed)
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Noah and the Waters (signed)

By Lewis, C. Day

London: Hogarth Press, 1936. 8vo. 59pp. Publishers yellow cloth. 8vo. 59pp. Inscribed/signed by the author on front flyleaf. Light soiling to covers, slight rise to front cover, partial separation to front endpapers along inner hinge-not affecting binding which is solid...tannin to endpapers, still a very good, bright and clean copy in lightly soiled, lightly tanned, very good, priced dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$95.00

A Time to Be Born
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A Time to Be Born

By Powell, Dawn

New York: Scribner's, 1942. "A" on the copyright page. Tips lightly worn, bump to rear top tip, ¼" gouge to binding at top rear spine gutter, still a clean and very good book.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$45.00

Alll the Sad Young Men
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Alll the Sad Young Men

By Fitzgerald, F. Scott

New York: Scribner's, 1926. First state with Scribner's seal on copyright page, and type on pages 38, 90 and 248 unbroken. 8vo., 267pp. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine, lettered in blind on front. The book is square, but is slightly loose and starting at rear hinge, spine darkened and gilt partially rubbed off, faint glass ring mark on front, dampstain to edge of endpapers, scattered foxing throughout, overall a Good only copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$50.00

Better Times Than These (signed)
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Better Times Than These (signed)

By Groom, Winston

New York: Summit Books, 1928. The author's first book, a Vietnam War novel, by the author who went on to write Forrest Gump. Inscribed/signed by Groom on front flyleaf preceding the title page. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$75.00

Airships
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Airships

By Hannah, Barry

New York: Knopf, 1978. Lightly foxed page edges, light tanning to endpapers, former owner's name on front flyleaf, faint short crease to rear flyleaf, else a square, sharp-cornered, tightly bound, Near Fine copy SIGNED/dated by the author on half-title page. The faintly soiled, very good dust jacket suffers rubbing and shallow loss to crown, nicks to top/bottom of flap folds, ½" tear to heel of spine, internally reinforced with tape, now absent with ghost mark present.. Signed by Author. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$350.00

The Temptation of Angelique
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The Temptation of Angelique

By Golon, Sergeanne

New York: G. P. Putnam, 1970. Lightly foxed page edges, very good plus in lightly worn, very good plus dustj jacket, with short tear to spine bottom; housed in Brodart jacket protector. Translated from the French by Marguerite Barnett.. 1st American Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$10.00

A Boy's Will

By Frost, Robert.

New York: Henry Holt, 1915. with "And" spelled correctly on last line, page 14. Blue cloth, lettered and lined in gilt on front and spine. Small 8vo. 63pp. Gilt dull on spine, lightly worn tips and spine ends, very minor stains, a neatly scripted name on front flyleaf; still a near fine, square, sharp-cornered, tightly bound book.. First Edition, Second Issue. Hard Cover.

$85.00

Soldier in the Rain
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Soldier in the Rain

By Goldman, William

New York: Atheneum, 1960. Light coffee stain, smaller than a pencil eraser, on foredges, barely affecting a dozen page margins, else a tightly bound, near fine and clean copy in very good, lightly soiled and rubbed dust jacket, nicked at spine ends--unecessarily reinforced with clear tape on verso--an errant mark at spine bottom, vertical crease to front flap. Basis for the 1963 movie, starring Steve McQueen, Jackie Gleason and Tuesday Weld.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$25.00

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