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Lives of the Novelists: a history of fiction in 294 lives
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Lives of the Novelists: a history of fiction in 294 lives

By John Sutherland

New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2011. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Quarto, 10" tall, xiii + 818 pages, brown boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present

$28.50

The Portable Voltaire (The Viking Portable Library P 41) Essays, Poems, Journals, Letters. (One-volume edition)

By Voltaire; Ben Ray Redman, Editor

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1958. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo, 7" tall, vi + 569 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, clean, sturdy paperback edition with moderate shelf wear and slight creasing to the cover; binding tight, paper cream white with minor soiling to the fore-edges and endpapers, and front endpaper annotated several pages underlined in pen.

$7.50

The Portable Conrad (The Viking Portable Library P 33) ; The Niger of the 'Narcissus" and Typhoon (complete); Heart of Darkness, Youth, and The Secrete Sharer, plus six short stories; with letters and essays etc. (One-volume edition)

By Josph Conrad; Morton Dauwen Zabel, Editor

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1966. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo, 7" tall, vi + 762 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, clean, sturdy paperback edition with moderate shelf wear and slight creasing to the cover; binding tight, paper cream white with lighting to the fore-edges and endpapers, and front endpaper annotated several pages underlined in pen.

$6.50

The Portable Steinbeck (The Viking Portable Library P 2) Of Mice and Men (complete); The Red Pony (complete; Short stories; plus episodes from The Pastures of Heaven, The Long Valley, Tortilla Flat, In Dubious Battle, The Grapes of Wrath, The Sea of Cortez, The Moon is Down, etc. (One-volume edition)

By John Steinbeck; Lewis Gannett, Editor

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1963. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo, 7" tall, vi + 609 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, clean, sturdy paperback edition with moderate shelf wear and slight creasing to the cover; binding tight, paper cream white with foxing to the fore-edges and endpapers, and front endpaper annotated several pages underlined in pen.

$6.50

The Portable Medieval Reader (The Viking Portable Library P 46) [Middle Ages, Literature 1050 ton 1500] . (One-volume edition)

By Peter Abelard, Dante Alighieri, John of Salisbury, Peter Damiani, John Busch, Jean Froissart, William Langland, Galbert of Bruges, Adam of Usk, Philippe de Commines, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Peter the Venerable; James Bruce Ross and Mary Martin McLaughlin, Edito

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1960. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo, 7" tall, xiv + 690 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, clean, sturdy paperback edition with moderate shelf wear and slight creasing to the cover; binding tight, paper cream white with minor foxing to the fore-edges and endpapers.

$6.50

The Portable Emerson. (The Viking Portable Library P 25) Essays, Poems, Journals, Letters. (One-volume edition)

By Ralph Waldo Emerson; Mark Van Doren, Editor

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1960. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo, 7" tall, vi + 664 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, clean, sturdy paperback edition with moderate shelf wear and slight creasing to the cover; binding tight, paper cream white.

$6.50

Norman Rockwell: a Definitive Catalogue; vol. I [volume one only of two vols.]

By [Norman Rockwell]; Laurie Norton Moffatt text & catalogue; David H. Wood (introduction

New York, New York: University Press of New England (UPNE), 1986. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/Without dust jacket. This is volume one only, including artist's forward, cover illustration and advertising and commercial art. Volume two (not present) includes book illustration, portrait, ephemera and miscellany. Quarto, 12" tall, xxxvi + 575 pages, textured blue cloth. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. Without dust jacket. Note: The size and weight of this volume will make extra postage necessary, depending on shipping method and destination.

$75.00

Sciencefiction and Fantasy Pseudonyms [Science Fiction]

By Barry McGhan (compiler)

Cleveland, Ohio: Misfit Press, 1976. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 70 pages, wire sidestitch, stiff white wraps. A very good, clean neat soft cover with minor exterior wear and light soiling; binding tight.

$7.50

Whole Lives : Shapers of Modern Biography

By Reed Whittemore

Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover--half-cloth, paper over boards. Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 184 pages; black quarter cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover over all with light shelf wear, Binding tight, paper cream white, In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with a store price sticker on thge back panel that is only prtially removed.

$7.50

The Harvard Guide to Influential Books: 113 eminent Harvard professors discuss the books that have shaped their thinking
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The Harvard Guide to Influential Books: 113 eminent Harvard professors discuss the books that have shaped their thinking

By C. Maury Devine, Claudia M. Dissel & Kim D. Parrish

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1986. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Near fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 302 pages, maroon cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, BUT paper moderately yellowed, in a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present

$12.50

A Bibliography of American Autobiographies

By Louis Kaplan and James Tyler Cook, et al

Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin, 1961. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. An ex-library copy with significant marking to the endpapers. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, xii + 372 pages, gray cloth. A very good, generally clean, neat hard cover with moderate shelf wear, but some discoloration from tape to the exterior cloth. In a very good dust jacket with light edge wear and color fading to the margins and a library mark to the backstrip.

$12.50

Bibliography of Historical Works Issued in the United Kingdom 1971-1975

By Rosemary Taylor

London, England: Institute of Historical Research-London University ( I H R), 1977. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 9" tall, xiii + 272 pages, stiff blue wraps. A very good, generally clean, neat sturdy soft cover first edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$12.50

Editing American Historical Documents (separate from the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society; Volume 78 (1966)

By L. H. Butterfield

Cambridge, Massachusetts: John Wilson / Massachusetts Historical Society, 1966. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near fine. 'off-print' of this article issued by the Massachusetts Historical Society from their annual Proceeedings.Pamphlet style octavo, 9 1/2" tall, pages 81 to 104 (24 pages), stiff gray printed wraps. A near fine, clean, lightly worn, binding tight, paper white.

$7.50

100 Essential Lincoln Books
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100 Essential Lincoln Books

By Michael Burkhimer

Nashville, TN: Cumberland House Publishing, 2003. First edition. Original Wraps. Fine. Octavo, 9" tall, xii + 193 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A fine clean neat soft cover with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

American Authors and Books; 1640 to the present day; revised edition. .

By W. J. Burke and Will D. Howe; revised by Irving Weiss and Anne Weiss

New York, New York: Crown Publishers, 1962. First printing thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. An ex library copy with markings to the spine, endpapers, and title page--dust jacket flaps glued to endpapers. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, 834 pages, gilt titles, black cloth. An otherwise very good, sturdy hardcover with minor shelf wear, generally clean; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, price clipped with flaps attached. Still a very good reference copy.

$9.50

American Authors and Books; 1640 to 1940

By W. J. Burke and Will D. Howe

New York, New York: Gramercy Publishing, 1943. First printing thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, ix + 858 pages, gilt titles, blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

Famous First Facts: a record of first happenings, discoveries and inventions in the United States

By Joseph Nathan Kane

New York, New York: H. W. Wilson, 1933. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -/Without Dustjacket. Octavo, 7 7/8" tall, 757 pages, gilt spine titles, black cloth. A very good minus, sound copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, spine cloth slightly fraying at top and bottom edgeswith fore-corner tips through to boards; light soiling to the cover cloth, spine slightly canted; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

1970 Best Books for Children; a Catalog of 4000 titles ( including adult books for young children)

By Doris Solomon et al; Library Journal Book Review

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker, 1970. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good -. "4000 approved books all currently available, annotated and arranged by grade and subject with author, title and illustrator indexes, Books of fact and fancy, old favorites, and new titles Recommended by School Library Journal and others." Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, x + 272 pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus, generally clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper moderately yellowed.

$16.50

The Reader's Guide to Everyman's Library: Everyman's Library #1889

By Donald Armstrong Ross (editor)

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton / J.M. Dent, 1948. Revised Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good/Very goodGood. A bibliography of the Everyman's Library through 1976. 16mo, 7" tall, xxviii + 596 pages; stiff red printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat, soft cover over all with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at the corners, binding solid but the first thirty pages obviously cracked and reglued, paper cream, with previous owner's notation written on front endpaper.

$6.50

A Descriptive Guide to the Best Fiction, British and American; including translations from foreign languages containing about 4,500 references; with copious indexes and a historical appendix

By Ernest A. Baker

London / New York: Swan Sonnenschein / Macmillan Company, 1903. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 8", vii + 610 pages + 4 ads, gilt titles on green cloth. A good original copy overall, covers moderately worn with rubbing at the corners and slight exterior soiling, some fraying started at the top and bottom edges of the spine; hinges cracked but secure, internal binding solid, paper clean and light to moderately yellowed.A good reference copy.

$19.00

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