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Histoire de Babar le petit elephant

By Brunhoff, Jean de

Paris: Editions du Jardin des Modes, 1931. 37cm folio, 48p; true first edition without elephant on copyright page; blue-black cloth somewhat shaken with spine faded, fraying at foot and some cornering.. First Edition. hardcover. Good.

$750.00

With Ring of Shield

By Magee, Knox

Toronto: George J McLeod, 1900. 19cm, 363p; Canadian edition in bright condition; contemporary owner's signature. hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$40.00

Quentin Durward (plus Historical Illustrations of Quentin Durward selected from the memoirs of Philip de Comines and other authors)

By Scott, Sir Walter

Edinburgh: printed for Archibald Constable and Co.and Hurst, Robinson & Co., London, 1823. 18cm, three small octavo volumes, FIRST EDITION, lxiii,273pp./331pp./360pp plus added matching copy of Historical Illustrations... (1823) printed by Chas. Knight, London, 166 pp. + 3 plates. Recased, with original edge speckling, in ochre buckram with black gilt labels, retaining the half-title in the three Scott volumes; clean text bock and pages but for the Knight volume which is foxed on the 3 engravings; pristine binding with fine uniform shelf presence. (4 tomes in all). First Edition. hardcover. Very Good.

$140.00

Peveril of the Peak

By Scott, Sir Walter

Edinburgh: printed for Archibald Constable and Co.and Hurst, Robinson & Co., London, 1822. 18cm, four small octavo volumes, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Recased, with original edge speckling, in ochre buckram with black gilt labels, retaining both half titles in all volumes. Vol. I: [4], [i]-xxxii; [1]-302 pp.; vol. II: [4], [1]-319 pp.;;vol. III: [4], [1]-315 pp.,vol. IV: [4], [1]-320 pp., with the imprint at the bottom of the ultimate printed page in all instances; no errata sheet in vol III. The first half-titles in vols. I and II have advt. on verso. Vol. 4, p. 253 is the cancel with "circumstance" in full at line 3; pristine binding with fine uniform shelf presence.. First Edition. hardcover. Very Good.

$130.00

Tales of My Landlord, second series, collected and arranged by Jedediah Cleishbotham [The Heart of Mid-Lothian]

By Scott, Sir Walter

Edinburgh: printed for Archibald Constable and Company, 1818. 18cm, four small octavo volumes, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, Recased, with original edge speckling, in ochre buckram with black gilt labels, retaining both half titles in all volumes. Worthington points: Vol. I: [4], [1]-333 pp. with imprint at the bottom of page 333 but no publisher's catalogue; Vol. II: [4], [1]-322 pp., with the imprint at the bottom of p. 322; Vol. III: [4], [1]-328 pp., with the imprint at the bottom of p. 328; Vol. IV: [4]. [1]-375, with the imprint at the bottom of P. 375. All four volumes have their half-titles and second half-titles. half-title in vol. I has ad for "Criminal Trials" illustrative of The Heart of Mid-Lothian on the verso; title page verso bears the quotations from Don Quixote in Spanish, followed by the English translation and page [1] shows the signature mark "A." Vol. II, p. 52 begins "Wichtcraft." Vol. IV, p. 348 is mis-numbered "438." Mere blush of foxing on a few pages; pristine binding with fine uniform shelf presence.. First Edition. hardcover. Very Good.

$175.00

Woodstock; or, The Cavalier. A Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred and Fifty-One

By Scott, Sir Walter

Edinburgh: printed for Archibald Constable and Co. and Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1826. 18cm, three small octavo volumes, FIRST EDITION, SECOND STATE. Recased, with original edge speckling, in ochre buckram with black gilt labels, retaining both half titles in all volumes, Vol. I title page is a cancel, with the 14 mm rule line above the date; vol. II, p. 330, penultimate line ends with chastise- and no press figure; vol. III, page 167 is a cancel; vol III, p. 369, signature A is centered below "co" of colour; some foxing, pristine binding with fine uniform shelf presence.. First Edition. hardcover. Very Good.

$100.00

The Antiquary

By Scott, Sir Walter

Edinburgh: James Ballantyne & Co for Archibald Constable; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1816. 18cm, three small octavo volumes, FIRST EDITION, Recased, with original edge speckling, in ochre buckram with black gilt labels, retaining both half titles in all volumes: 346 pp + 348 pp + 372 pp. Sporadic foxing; pristine binding with fine shelf presence.. First Edition. hardcover. Very Good.

$100.00

The Monastery

By Scott, Sir Walter

Edinburgh: printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London; and for Archibald Constable and Co., and John Ballantyne, bookseller to the King, 1820. 18cm, three small octavo volumes, FIRST EDITION, Recased, with original edge speckling, in ochre buckram with black gilt labels with single half titles in all volumes. Worthington points: Vol. I: [4], [1]-331 pp. with imprint at the bottom of page 331; Vol. II: [4], [1]-333 pp. with imprint at the bottom of page 333; Vol. III: [4], [1]-351 pp. with imprint at bottom of p. 351 + one blank leaf. Mere blush of foxing on a few pages; pristine binding with fine uniform shelf presence.. First Edition. hardcover. Very Good.

$100.00

Redgauntlet: A Tale of the Eighteenth Century

By Scott, Sir Walter

Edinburgh: printed for Archibald Constable and Co.and Hurst, Robinson & Co., London, 1824. 18cm, three small octavo volumes, FIRST EDITION, Recased, with original edge speckling, in ochre buckram with black gilt labels, retaining both half titles in all volumes, 319 / 328 / 361 +.4 pages advts. (1823); vol 1 has the comma after the title, noted by Todd & Bowen as an early state point, and periods in vols 2 & 3; pristine binding with fine uniform shelf presence.. First Edition. hardcover. Very Good.

$80.00

The Pirate

By Scott, Sir Walter

Edinburgh: printed for Archibald Constable and Co.and Hurst, Robinson & Co., London, 1822. 18cm, three small octavo volumes, SECOND EDITION (stated), Recased, with original edge speckling, in ochre buckram with black gilt labels, retaining both half titles in all but vol 3 which is single in this respect. vii, 322, 332, & 346 pages; pristine binding with fine uniform shelf presence.. 2nd edition. hardcover. Very Good.

$90.00

Chronicles of the Canongate, second series, vol 1-2 (of3)

By Scott, Sir Walter

Paris: A & W Galignani, 1828. 18cm, 2 volumes of 3 (266 pp, 266 pp) Recased, with original edge speckling, in ochre buckram with black gilt labels, and half titles in both volumes; text in English, foxed on some signatures more than others. OCLC shows onlt two holdings of this Paris printing: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek and University of Aberdeen.. hardcover. Good.

$140.00

The House of the Seven Gables, A Romance

By Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851. 19cm, in brown publisher's blindstamped cloth. First edition, second state with points: Mar 1851 adverts, missing "t" on "apparent" p.50 and "r" on "or" p.278; cancels bound in at p.85-92, 149-156, 277-284 thus type is not battered on p.149; pages are clean and solid in the binding with the only defext beingspine chipping on the tail and same with loss of 3mm on head of spine.. hardcover. Good.

$275.00

The Ice-Cream Headache and Other Stories

By Jones, James

NY: Delacorte Press, 1969. 22cm, 238p; first issue, red cloth, unclipped. First Edition. hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$9.00

I'll Never Be Young Again

By Du Maurier, Daphne

NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1932. 21cm, 336p; green cloth, very clean with slight dulling of spine otherwise sharp-cornered and almost fine. This was Du Maurie's second novel and the first where she employs the device of narrating in a man's voice. The erotic scences were advanced for the times. Neat fountain pen owner's signature. A collector's copy of the first American edition, lacking only the dustjacket.. First Edition. hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$225.00

Travels With My Aunt

By Greene, Graham

Toronto: The Bodley Head (Canada), 1969. 21cm, 311p; dj priced at 6.00; some nicks; small owner's signature; a collector's copy. First Edition. hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

$95.00

The Revolution Script

By Moore, Brian

NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971. 21cm, 261p; dj priced 6.95. First Edition. hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

$5.00

God's Grace: A Novel

By Malamud, Bernard

NY: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1982. 22cm, 223p; "First Printing 1982" on verso of titlepage and dj priced at 13.50. First Edition. hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

$10.00

The Revolution Script

By Moore, Brian

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1971. 21cm, 261p; dj priced 6.95. First Edition. hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

$5.00

Portnoy's Complaint

By Roth, Philip

NY: Random House, 1969. 22cm, 274p; stated First Printing on verso of titlepage; dj clipped but with "2/69" on back flap; some dj nicks & creases. hardcover. Fine/Good.

$20.00

The Living Room

By Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann, 1953. 19cm, 67p; 1st impression: 7s6d; dj almost vg despite slight top chipping and wear.. First Edition. hardcover. Very Good/Good.

$60.00

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