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Aurora Dawn

By Wouk, Herman

New York: Venture Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1947. Hardcover. Very Good- in a Good dust-jacket. Minor dust-staining of edges of text-block. Minor age-toning to pages. Owner's name on the ffep in blue ink. Numerous nicks and chips, primarily at head and tail of spine of the dust-jacket. A bit of shelf-wear and rubbing primarily to back-panel; Blind-stamped circle at bottom-left of back-cover indicates that the volume is a book club edition. .

$60.00

The Thorn and the Blossom
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The Thorn and the Blossom

By Goss, Theodora

Philadelphia: Quirk Books. Near Fine. 2012. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9781594745515 . Near Fine / Near Fine. Very slight rubbing to slip-case. ; The entire text-block is an accordion-fold; one-half of the story is printed on each side. The last page on each end is pasted to one of the covers, creating a dos-à-dos format book, which is slip-case .

$60.00

Adultery  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing
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Adultery - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

By Coelho, Paulo

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. As New in As New dust jacket. 2014. First American Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 9781101874615 . A most handsome first printing of the first American edition; book and dust jacket are in as new condition. SIGNED by author Paulo Coelho on a tipped-in publisher's page ; Paulo Coelho's tale of Linda, a successful jounalist in her thirties, married to a loving husband, mother of two children. Exploring life and finding profound sadness beneath her impeccable façade, things change with a chance run-in with former boyfriend Jacob König, a man whose political career is on the rise. Translated from the original Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa and Zoë Perry .

$95.00

Of The Friendship Of Amis And Amile

By Morris, William; Kelmscott Press

Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press. Near Fine. 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. From a publication limited to 500 copies, printed in red and black, woodcut title, borders and initials, original linen backed blue holland paper covered boards, Peterson A23. Minor soiling to boards, spine and page edges, interior rather fine, some pages still unopened. A splendid copy indeed; The story of Amis and Amile, an old French romance based on a widespread legend of friendship and sacrifice; translated from the ancient French into English by William Morris, and printed by the said William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 14 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middlesex; finished on the 13th day of March, of the year 1894 .

$2200.00

A Note By William Morris On His Aims In Founding The Kelmscott Press; Together With A Short Description Of The Press By S.C. Cockerell, & An Annotated List Of The Books Printed Thereat

By Morris, William; Kelmscott Press

Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press. Near Fine. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. From a publication limited to 525 copies, printed in red and black, woodcut title, borders and initials, original cloth backed boards, frontispiece by Edward Burne-Jones, errata slip loosely inserted. Peterson A53. Minor soiling to rear board, else fine, pencil annotations to book listings on pp 62-64. An exceptional copy; This Kelmscott bibliography was the last book printed at the Kelmscott Press. It was finished at No. XIV Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of London, on the fourth day of March, MDCCCXCVIII. Sold by the late William Morris at the Kelmscott Press .

$3300.00

Ordinary Love & Good Will  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Ordinary Love & Good Will - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Smiley, Jane

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0394577728 . A Fine first Printing of the First Edition in an otherwise Fine clipped dust-jacket, signed by author Jane Smiley; Two novellas about two disparate marriages .

$110.00

The Low End of Nowhere  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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The Low End of Nowhere - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Stone, Michael

New York: Viking. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0670861545 . A Fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed by author Michael Stone on the title page; .

$35.00

The Naive And Sentimental Lover  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing
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The Naive And Sentimental Lover - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

By Le Carré, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1972. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 0394473361 . First American edition/first printing in Fine condition with some light rubbing in a Very Good+ clipped dust-jacket with chipping and tearing, signed and inscribed by author John Le Carre. There is a publisher's stain to the top page edge; The unusual love story of Aldo Cassidy, a sharp businessman who suddenly falls in love with a glamours couple and their way of feeling .

$89.00

Angel Landing  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Angel Landing - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Hoffman, Alice

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1980. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0399125043 . First printing of the first edition in Very Good+ condition with tanning, foxing and soiling in a Near Fine dust-jacket with some tearing and soiling, signed by author Alice Hoffman; Natalie Lansky watches the explosion at Angel Landing III power plant from the safe distance ofher aunt's house. She has no idea that she will come to form a strong bond with the bomber, Michael Finn .

$89.00

Lust  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Lust - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Minot, Susan

Boston: Houghton Mifflin/Seymour Lawrence. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0395488885 . A Fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed by author Susan Minot; .

$35.00

Hassan: A Fellah; A Romance Of Palestine  - 1st Edition
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Hassan: A Fellah; A Romance Of Palestine - 1st Edition

By Gillman, Henry

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1898. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. An attractive first edition in original cloth in Very Good+ condition, top edges gilt. In the scarce, lightly chipped and soiled dust-jacket. Issued at $2.00; Gillman's hero is a Syrian peasant and "this is no ordinary romance. It is full of passion and life; ot will appeal to Bible students because it throws light on many interesting Scriptural customs; but even the blasé reader of fiction will not soon forget the character of Hassan." - The Bookman, July 1898 .

$290.00

The Horse Whisperer  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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The Horse Whisperer - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Evans, Nicholas

New York: Delacorte Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0385315236 . A Fine first printing of the first edition in Near Fine dust-jacket, showing some edge wear and delamination. Signed and inscribed by author Nicholas Evans directly on the title page. ; A forty-ton truck hurtles out of control on a snowy country road, a teenage girl on horseback in its path. In a few terrible seconds the life of a family is shattered. And a mother's quest begins -- to save her maimed daughter and a horse driven mad by pain. It is an odyssey that will bring her to..The Horse Whisperer .

$89.00

The Gold Bug Variations  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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The Gold Bug Variations - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Powers, Richard

London: Scribners. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0356206556 . A Near Fine first UK edition/first printing in alike dust-jacket; Stuart Ressler, a brilliant molecular biologist in his mid-twenties, sets out in 1957 to crack the genetic code. His efforts are side-tracked by other demanding codes - social, moral, musical, spiritual. He falls in love with a married member of his research team, Jeanette Koss. His passion for her as well as a growing understanding of the pattern-making and pattern-searching urge underwriting all life lead Russler to abandon science and disappear (from the dust-jacket) .

$45.00

Lily: A Novel  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Lily: A Novel - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Bonner, Cindy

Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 9780945575955 . A Fine first printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket, signed by author Cindy Bonner directly on the title page; Cindy Bonner's first novel, the account of Lily DeLony, during Christmas in the late 19th century in the town of McDade, Texas .

$35.00

Love Invents Us  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Love Invents Us - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Bloom, Amy

New York: Random House. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1997. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0679441093 . An unread Fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed by author Amy Bloom directly on the title page; Amy Bloom's account of Elizabeth Taube, a story of love -good, bad, dangerous, deperately longed-for or unbidden- as the bedrock and bane and amazing grace of the people in her story .

$39.00

Belinda  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Belinda - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Rice, Anne

New York: Arbor House. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1986. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0877958262 . A Very Good+ first printing of the first edition, board edges faded and rubbed, page edges little soiled in Near Fine dust-jacket, signed by author Anne Rice on the title page, both as "Anne Rice" and "Anne Rampling"; Anne Rice, in the pseudonym of Anne Rampling in one of her few and uncommon romances, a tale racing from the stylish world of San Francisco to the luxurious mansions of Bevery Hills to the sun-drenched beaches of a Greek Isle paradise .

$65.00

Love in the Time of Cholera  -1st US Edition/1st Printing
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Love in the Time of Cholera -1st US Edition/1st Printing

By García Márquez, Gabriel, Edith Grossman (Trans. )

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0394561619 . A Fine first US edition of the first printing in equally unblemished dust-jacket. SIGNED and inscribed to a Virginia collector by author Gabriel García Márquez; In the story of Florentino Ariza, who waits more than half a century to declare his undying love to the beautiful Fermina Daza, whom he lost to Dr. Juvenal Urbino so many years before, García Márquez has created a vividly absorbing fictional world, as lush and dazzling as a dream and as real and immediate as our own deepest longings. Basis for the major motion picture .

$3520.00

The Giant's House  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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The Giant's House - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By McCracken, Elizabeth

New York: The Dial Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0385314337 . A Fine first edition/first printing in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed by author Elizabeth McCracken on the title page; The unlikely friendship between a quirky loner librarian and the overly tall eleven year old who steals her heart .

$65.00

Love Invents Us  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Love Invents Us - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Bloom, Amy

New York: Random House. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1997. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0679441093 . A just about Fine first printing of the first edition, little creasing to first few pages in Fine dust-jacket, signed by author Amy Bloom; Amy Bloom's account of Elizabeth Taube, a story of love -good, bad, dangerous, deperately longed-for or unbidden- as the bedrock and bane and amazing grace of the people in her story .

$29.00

A Virtuous Woman  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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A Virtuous Woman - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Gibbons, Kaye

Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0945575092 . A Fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed and inscribed by author Kaye Gibbons; The story of two lovers and their years together told in their own voices. The unlikely connection between a well to do member of society and an unsuspecting and quiet tenant farmer and the life that unfolds .

$65.00

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