Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >

This War

By Thomas Mann; Eric Sutton (translator)

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Good. Ovtavo, 8 1/4" tall, 68 pages, black cloth, gilt title on spine. A very good, clean, sturdy copy hardcover first edition with light shelfwear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed but some pages with dogear foldmarks from a past reader. Dust jacket worn and faded, with small chips at the corners and ends of back strip.

$9.50

(Charles Lamb) The Essays of Elia (first series); Essays of Elia (second series); (William Hazlitt) The Spirit of the Age: or Contemporary Portraits; (Wiley and Putnam's Library of Choice Reading) [three complete volumes bound as one)

By Charles Lamb ; William Hazlitt

New York, New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1845-1846. First Edition. Three-quarter leather over boards. Good. 3 volumes bound as one. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, vol. 1: 193 pages ; vol. 2: 169; vol. 3: 269 pages; three-quarter leather over marbled boards. A good copy overall, interior generally clean, internal binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with little foxing overall, but a damp stain to the fore-edge margin of one 20 page section, BUT hinges badly cracked, the exterior is generally worn and rubbed, fore-corners through and many edges through to boards, back strip chipped at all edges with hinges split and loosened. Paper is in good enough condition to allow rebinding--perhaps as three separate volumes. Priced accordingly

$45.00

American Notes; and Pictures From Italy; The Oxford Illustrated Dickens with original illustrations; one volume-complete
stock photo

American Notes; and Pictures From Italy; The Oxford Illustrated Dickens with original illustrations; one volume-complete

By Charles Dickens ; illustrated by Marcus Stone, Samuel Palmer and Clarkson Stanfield ; Sacheverell Sitwell (introduction)

London, England: Oxford University Press, 1982. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine. Single complete volume in the uniform illustrated edition. Octavo 7 1/2" tall, xv + 433 pages, brown cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear but slight foxing to the fore-edges; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket with original price present

$9.50

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. (Everyman's Library # 984)

By John Locke; edited by Raymond Wilburn

New York, New York: Everyman's Library / J. M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, circa. 1948. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good-. Duodecimo, 6 3/4" tall, xxv + 355 pages, orange cloth. A very good minus overall, clean, sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing, some color fading to the spine cloth; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed with a few dozen pages underlined in pencil and a previous owner's name penned on the front endpaper. Lacking dust jacket. A nice reading copy.

$7.50

The End of the Affair  [Penguin Classics Graham Greene Centennial 1904-2004]
stock photo

The End of the Affair [Penguin Classics Graham Greene Centennial 1904-2004]

By Graham Greene; Michael Gorra (introduction)

New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2004. Original Wraps. Fine. Originally published in 1951. Octavo, 8 1/3" tall, xxvii + 160 pages, stiff wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white

$6.50

The Message in the Bottle
stock photo

The Message in the Bottle

By Walker Percy

New York, New York: Picador, 2000. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4 " tall, 338 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, likely unread soft cover edition with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$12.50

Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens
stock photo

Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens

By Christopher Hitchens

New York, New York: 12 Twelve--Grand Central Publishing, 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xix + 788 pages, yellow and black boards. A fine, clean, neat sturdy hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket, edge torn at the spine, with the original price present.

$12.50

Essays and Sketches by Leigh Hunt: The Oxford World's Classics, CXV (115)

By Leigh Hunt; edited by R. Brimley Johnson

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press/Henry Frowde, 1912. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xx + 419 pages, + 8 ads, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles and top fore-edge. A very good minus over all, generally clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with the previous owner's name neatly on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

Social Contract: Essays by Locke, Hume and Rousseau: The Oxford World's Classics, 511

By John Locke, David Hume, Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Sir Ernest Barker (editor)

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1956. Decorative Cloth. Very Good-/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, lxiii + 440 pages, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good minus, generally clean, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, spine cloth color faded, spine edges starting to fray; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, BUT a previous owner's penned annotations and markings on the front endpaper and scattered underlinings throughout. Without dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$7.50

Things Worth Fighting For: Collected Essays
stock photo

Things Worth Fighting For: Collected Essays

By Michael Kelly; introduction by Ted Koppel; edited by Robert Vare

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xx + 426 pages, blue boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

The Crime of Superstition: She wears a robe of pictured legends, broidered with woven lies; No. B-555 (edited by E. Haldeman-Julius)

By Robert G. Ingersoll;

Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, c. 1947. First Edition. Chapbook. Very good. No date. Octavo pamphlet, 8 1/2" tall, 24 pages, stiff brown-orange wraps, saddle stiched. A very good original copy overall with minor shelf wear; spine tight, but paper moderately yellowed.

$9.50

The Trial of C. B. Reynolds, for Blasphemy at Morristown, N.J., May 19th and 20th, 1887. The defense by Robert G. Ingersoll stenographically reported by I. N. Baker and revised by the author; No. B-556 (edited by E. Haldeman-Julius)

By Robert G. Ingersoll; I. N. Baker

Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, 1947. First Edition. Chapbook. Very good. Octavo pamphlet, 8 1/2" tall,31 pages, stiff brown-orange wraps, saddle stiched. A very good original copy overall with minor shelf wear; spine tight, but paper moderately yellowed.

$16.50

Catholic Girl and Atheist: a story of the battle of ideas (the Letters of Paul); No. B-547 (edited by E. Haldeman-Julius)

By Frank R. Tangherlini

Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, 1947. First Edition. Chapbook. Very good. Octavo pamphlet, 8 1/2" tall, 58 pages, stiff olive green paper wraps, saddle stiched. A very good original copy overall with color fading to the cover margins, and minor shelf wear; spine tight, but paper moderately yellowed.

$19.00

A Writer's Notes on his Trade; essays in Revaluation

By C. E. Montague (Charles Edward)

London, England: Chatto & Windus -- Phoenix Library, 1936. Decorative Cloth. Very good/good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 254 pages, gilt spine titles on decorated red cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hardcover edition with minor shelf wear but some rubbing at the corners, backstrip cloth color slightly faded at edges; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowe, with a previous owner's name and light foxing to the endpapers. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with the original price clipped

$7.50

Representative Men: Seven Lectures

By R. W. Emerson [Ralph Waldo]

Boston, Massachusetts: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. Decorative Cloth. Good. Originally published in 1850 by Phillips Sampson & Co. Duodecimo, 7 1/3" tall, 285 pages, gilt spine titles on blind embossed brown cloth. A good, clean, original hard cover reading copy over all with moderate shelf wear, all fore-corner tips just rubbed through to boards, back strip cloth fraying and chipped at top and bottom edges, hinges and binding solid, paper lightlyly yellowed, with the previous owner's name on the front flyleaf.

$12.50

The Lost Childhood and Other Essays [Penguin 1695]

By Graham Greene

London, England: Penguin Books, 1964. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 7" tall, 223 pages, stiff orange and biege wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper moderately yellowed with a previous owner's inscription and the front endpaper.

$4.50

Madame de Pompadour [Penguin 1181]

By Nancy Mitford

London, England: Penguin Books, 1958. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 7" tall, 255 pages, stiff orange and biege wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper moderately yellowed with a previous owner's inscription and the front endpaper, and slight foxing to the top fore-edge.

$6.50

Memory

By William Lyon Phelps

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1929. First Edition. Decorative Boards. Very Good/Good. 16mo, 6 3/4" tall, 50 pages, purple quarter-cloth over orange boards. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a good, edgeworn dust jacket with chipping at the folds and slight discoloration.

$9.50

Social Pictorial Satire

By George du Maurier

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. With illustrations by the author. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 156 pages + 24 black and white illustrated plates, gilt titles on decorative red cloth; previous owner's bookplate and inscription on front endpapers. A good original reading copy only, with minor exterior soiling, but shelf wear and rubbing as well as foxing to the cloth hence mottling the color; hinges and binding solid; some foxing to endpapers; internal paper clean and lightly yellowed.

$9.50

Love & Friendship / The Closing of the American Mind (two original editions sold together)

By Allan Bloom

New York, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993 / 1987. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine and Very Goo. 2 individual vols. 1: Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 590 pages, purple quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hardcover first edition, first printing, with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with a remainder mark on the bottom fore-edge. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket, one corner-fold torn, and with original price. / 2: Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 392 pages, white quarter-cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hardcover first edition, over all, with generally minor shelf wear, but one corner bumped, binding tight, paper cream white, but with slight soilng to the for-edges, with a remainder mark on the bottom fore-edge. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with price clipped.

$9.50

Next >