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A Bell for Adano
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A Bell for Adano

By Hersey, John

Garden City, N.Y.: The Sundial Press, 1945. 269 pages. Binding and text are complete, solid, square and sharp. Some minor staining bottom on cloth binding ,neglegible. The dust jacket is bright and clean only lightly, barely chipped along edges., no tears. A solid little collectible copy of this war-time classic.. "Sun Dial Press Reprint Edition, 1945". Full Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$34.95

Droll Stories Collected From the Abbeys of Touraine
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Droll Stories Collected From the Abbeys of Touraine

By Balzac

London: John Camden Hotten, 1874. TEG 651 pages. 425 illustraions. Bound in full crimsom cloth, heavily decorated in black and gilt design illustrations.The binding and text are complete, solid, square and clean. Only moderately shef worn overall, remains in eye pleasing condition.Small bookseller lable (Chas. E.Lauriat Co., Importers & Booksellers385 Was'n St.Boston). Illustrated throughout (nearly every page with b&w plates and viginettes by Gustove Dore'. Pages fore-edge and bottom untrimmed, uncut with many pages. No date on copyright page nor elsewhere except Translator's Preface dated "January 1874". "Translated into English complete and unabridged".. Edition; None Stated. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Very Good +++/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Gustove Dore'. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated.

$144.95

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"A" Is for Alibi

By Grafton, Sue

New York: Holt, Rinehart And Winston, 1982. 208 pages. Binding, text and dJ show moderate wear to corners and edges. Remains pleasing to the eyes. A BCE in DJ of this first in Ms. Grafton's alphabet series.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$24.95

Elbert Hubbard\'s Scrap Book
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Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book

By Hubbard, Elbert

New York City: Wm. H. Wise & Co., 1928. 228 pages plus 12 pages of indexes.Frontisepiece photograph of the author, Elbert Hubbard. The hand crafted binding of heavy card stock pages and even heavier card stock wrappers show some over al light wear. Text remains bright and clean."Containing the inspired and inspiring selections, gathered during a lifetime of discriminating reading for his own use". "Printed and made into a book by the Roycrofters, at their shops, in East Aurora, Erie County, new York State". Collectible condition.. Edition; None Stated. Printer Wrapper. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. Hand Made.

$25.00

Kidnapped , Great Illustrated Classics
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Kidnapped , Great Illustrated Classics

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1949. 289 pages. The full decorative cloth binding with forest green design stamping and gold lettering is solid, square, sharp and crisp as new, along with the clean text. The dust jacket is bright and sharp but is a bit worn along the edges. Illustrated with 16 drawings and photographic plates.From the title page "With illustrations reproducing drawings for early editions and photographs of historical scenes together with an introductory biographical sketch of the author and anecdotal captions by William Oliver Stevens." A very nice copy of this classic novel for the home library or to give as a gift.. First Thus. Full Decorative Cloth. As New/Very Good ++. Illus. by Illustrated with Photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$19.95

The Grapes of Wrath
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The Grapes of Wrath

By Steinbeck, John

New York City: The Viking Press, 1940. 619 pages. The full cloth decorative binding is complete, square and very clean and bright Text also complete and sharp with just a hint of toning. The dust jacket of this copy is chipped at the corners and at the spine head and tail, but remains pleasing to the eye. Price clipped. Lower right corner of the front dj flap "430th Thousand". The cover art of this particular copy is beautiful. Same dj and binding as the original FE. A nice copy of this ultimate classic.. "ELEVENTH PRINTING FEBRUARY 1940". Decorative Full Cloth. Very Good ++/Good. Illus. by Elmer Hader - Jacket Illustration. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$49.95

Pictures of the gone World
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Pictures of the gone World

By Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1971. 27 pages. This little paperback is in solid, lightly soiled condition. there is a short birthday inscription on the front cover. Text is complete. Paper appears to be hand made (laid paper with chain lines).. 16th Edition. Paper back. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Small Press.

$15.00

Starting From San Francisco
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Starting From San Francisco

By Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Norfolk, Connecticut: A New Directions Book, 1961. 79 pages. The binding of this paticular copy is a bit rough and chipped at the spine with some overall moderate fading and lightly soiled, yet remains solid, square and complete. Text complete and clean. A 33 1/3 RPM (45 RPM sized) record is in a bound-in pocket at the back of this book; unopened and mint - never played or exposed. This recording is of Ferlinghetti reading some of the poems from this book. A "Beat Generation" classic.. Edition; None Stated, assumed FE. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall.

$49.99

Tom Swift and His Flying Lab
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Tom Swift and His Flying Lab

By Appleton II, Victor

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1954. 209 pages. Binding and text are nearly as new, bright, clean and crisp. Dust-jacket is also bright and clean but with some very small chips along the edges.A collectible, displayable, giftable copy.. Edition; None Stated. Blind stamped cloth. Near Fine/Very Good ++. Illus. by Graham Kaye. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$35.95

Romola
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Romola

By Eliot, George

New York: Syndicate Trading Company 295 pages. The full brown cloth binding has decorative blind stamped embellishments front and back. The gilt title on spine is quite bright and sharp. Minor wear along the edges with a 1 1/4" threadbare area on the fore edge of the back board. Binding is solid, square and very clean. All text firmly bound in, previous owner's name and old price on FFendpaper in pencil. A handsome little volume. Older (c 1920s) printing.. Edition; None Stated. Blind stamped cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.00

According to Season , A Celebration of Nature
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According to Season , A Celebration of Nature

By Dana, Mrs. William Starr

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990. . xii, 175 pages. Bound in full green cloth with bright gilt decorated top board and spine lettering. This copy is solid, square, tight and clean; appears unread. The spine is lightly faded, otherwise the book is in "As New" condition. Housed in a slipcase that is only mildly soiled and has a light stain in the upper right corner. Seventeen full color plate illustrations of wildflowers accompany the text. The beautiful gilt decorated binding is based on a design by Margaret Armstrong. This is a very nice reprint of the 1902 edition published by Charles Scribner's Sons. By the author of "How to Know the Wildflowers".. First Thus. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Near Fine/Very Good ++. Illus. by Elsie Louise Shaw. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated.

$25.00

The Ipcress File
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The Ipcress File

By Deighton, Len

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1988. . 279 pages. AEG. Endpapers decorated with a brick wall of light and dark blue. This copy is solidly bound in navy-blue leather, blocked and decorated with gilt lettering and designs. Paste-on full color illustration graces the front cover. The binding and text are tight, bright, solid, square and very clean, appears unread. Some very minor shelf wear. This is a very pretty book, well bound and nicely designed. A collectable copy of this popular psycho-thriller.. "Collector's Edition". Full-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Terry Widener. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "Franklin Mystery".

$23.00

Early Sorrow and Mario and the Magician
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Early Sorrow and Mario and the Magician

By Mann, Thomas

London: Martin Secker Ltd., 1934. . 216 pages plus 12 pages of book ads. Full green cloth with a gilt scene on the upper board and title lettering, also of bright gilt, on the spine. Lightly shelf-soiled and rubbed but overall this copy is bright, tight, solid, square, complete and clean. A small bookseller stamp in the upper L corner of the first endpaper, otherwise this copy is completely unmarked.The text is complete and sharp.This is one of a number of uniformly bound editions of the "New Adelphi Library" series published by Martin Secker, London.. Edition; None Stated. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Very Good++/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$55.00

The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow
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The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

By Jerome, Jerome K.

New York - Chicago: Siegel, Cooper Co. . 210 pages.This copy is bound in full red cloth decoratively stamped with a mountain lake scene of black, green and gold; the spine is also decorated and has gilt lettering, which remains bright. Lightly soiled overall yet a solid, square, tight and faily bright copy. A very light twist of the spine.The FFendpaper and possibly the flyleaf are missing, otherwise this little book is complete, readable and clean internally.The paper is of low grade so there is some toning through-out, but not brittle.. Edition; None Stated; NAP. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$23.00

Friendship
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Friendship

By Black, Hugh

New York - Chicago - Toronto: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1912. 237 pages.TEG. Pages uncut. Bound in full green cloth with upper board gilt decorated and framed title. Spine decoration and lettering also of gilt.This copy is tight, bright, solid, square, complete,clean, sharp and unmarked. Some very light soiling of the boards, and corners very lightly bumped, otherwise this copy is in near Fine condition. The illuminated text is complete, clean, sharp and totally unmarked. A very nice gift for a very special friend .... Gift Reprint. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Very Good++/No Jacket. Illus. by F. Berkeley Smith. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$50.00

Leaves of Grass
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Leaves of Grass

By Whitman, Walt

Washington Square, Philadelphia: David McKay, 1900. . 567 pages [xiii], including a 7 page "Alphabetical Index of Titles". TEG.The frontispiece is a tissue protected photograph of a seated Walt Whitman along with a facsimile inscription " David McKay from his friend Walt Whitman". This copy is bound in full green cloth with flowered border stamped in black and title and author's name in gilt on the upper board. The spine is decorated with flowers, blocking and lettering all in gilt.This copy remains in very-good to near-fine condition; with only some extremely light wear to the corners, the back left corner has a little color wear, but no fraying.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright, clean and wholey unmarked.One small area where covering cloth has bubbled away from board , near the right edge of the upper board 1/2 way from bottom corner; no wear just a blister. A few signatures a little loose but all pages remain firmly bound in.The complete text is bright, sharp and clean. Preface by David McKay. Tipped-in is a three fold-out page " ... fac-simile autobiography variorum readings of the poems and a department of Gathered Leaves", page two has one small closed crease tear. Also included in this edition is " A Bckward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads", a short (5 page) intimate autobiography by "The Good Grey Poet". Pages uncut and many remain unopened. "Press of Sherman & Co., Philadelphia". This is an extremely bright and well preserved, early edition copy of this important work.. Edition; None Stated; NAP. Dec. Cloth with Gilt Lettering. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Illus. with drawings and Plates and Facsimile. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Autobiography.

$100.00

A Final Reckoning , A Tale of Bush Life in Australia
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A Final Reckoning , A Tale of Bush Life in Australia

By Henty, G. A.

New York: The Federal Book Company . 302 pages.The binding is of full brown cloth with a paste-on full-color illustration on the top board along with a two toned green rafting scene panel at the top of the front cover.Title in gilt along with scenic stamping on the spine.This copy is solid, square, firm and clean with some light shelf-wear and minor edge wear and corner bumps. A little wear to the spine's head and tail with some fraying at the head. Internally, all text and illustrations are present, clean, bright and sharp; printed on laid paper. The front hinge has started to weaken at the title page otherwise all pages are firmly sewn in. Exciting turn-of-the-century juvenile adventure reading from the "outback".. Edition; None Stated. Pictorial Cloth -gilt letterng. Very Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by W. B. Wollen. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illustrated.

$25.00

Aftermath, Part Second of "A Kentucky Cardinal"
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Aftermath, Part Second of "A Kentucky Cardinal"

By Allen, James Lane

New Yok and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1897. . 135 pages plus 4 pages of book ads. Laid-paper endpapers. Sand-colored full cloth binding, decorated with four "hinges" stamped in silver and brown; title and author's name of gilt on top board and spine.This diminutive copy is solid, square, firm and bright with only some rather minor overall soiling/toning, a little darker on the spine.There is a little foxing (or glue residue) on the endpapers, otherwise the complete text is bright, clean and sharp. Page 23-24's corner has detached (now laid in) due to fold, text unaffected. Endearing story of life in the "hills" of Kentucky. This is a nice gift volume from the "Harpers Little Novels" series.. Gift Reprint. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Very Good+/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$22.00

Young Joe and Other Boys
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Young Joe and Other Boys

By Trowbridge, J. T.

Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1899. . 302 pages.Tissue guarded frontispiece. Full brown cloth binding smartly decorated with black floral horse-shoe, shield and title blocking on the top and bottom boards.The spine is intricately decorated also with title and designs in bright gilt.This copy's binding is very solid, square, tight, bright, clean, crisp and unmarked.. Edition; None Stated. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated w/ numerous Drawings. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illustrated.

$37.00

The Trojan Horse
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The Trojan Horse

By Morley, Christopher

n.p.: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1957. . 248 pages plus colophon page.Black, publisher-stained top of text block. Full rust-colored cloth binding with title on top board in white and a black-stamped spine with lettering of white, also. Very, very light shelf-wear to the boards, o/w this copy is as solid, square, tight, bright, clean and unmarked as when new.The text is printed on chain-lined laid paper and is crisp as new. Colophon page states, "This book was set, printed and bound by the American Book Bindary - Stratford Press, Inc. Paper was made by the Schulkill Paper Co. Typography and cover design by Andor Braun." Holding this clean little volume makes anyone a bibliophile.. "Third Impression". Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

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