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Prairie Women

By Beede, Ivan

New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1930. First edition stated (A-E). Octavo format in blue cloth with original small title labels on front board and upper area of spine. All-original book with no owner's marks, no damage, no significant wear to cloth, firm binding. Fragile paper labels have some minor tears and small chips, but 99% complete. There are some small holes to the bottom-right corner of the ffep (insect damage?) otherwise a very nice copy of this rare book. . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good.

$500.00

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

By Kundera, Milan

London: Faber & Faber, 1984. First printing, UK edition. 8vo, hardcover, dustjacket. Bright, unworn, very tight fresh text with no real flaws. No names, no wear, no soiling. Dj is not clipped, no wear, no tears, not faded, very minor crease near head of spine, barely noticeable. A superb example of the scarce UK edition, appears unread. It is doubtful that a better copy could be found.. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

$175.00

The Imaginary Girlfriend.

By Irving, John.

Knopf Canada, 1996. First printing, Canadian edition. 12mo, red cloth, dustjacket. Nearly Fine/Nearly Fine. Text has minimal wear, no name, spine slant. Dust jacket is not clipped, just very light rubbing. Uncommon Canadian edition. There was no US edition.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

$25.00

Lillabulero Numbers 6, 7, 8

By Banks, Russell, Ed.

New Hampshire: Lillabulero Press , 1969. Three volumes: numbers 6, 7, 8 published between 1968 and 1970. Between 76 and 102 pages, stapled in decorated wrappers. Very Good with owner's names, edge-wear to oversized covers. Decent copies of these interesting journals which published early work by Russell Banks, Robert Creeley and others.. 1st. Paperback. Very Good.

$20.00

No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories

By Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

New York: Harper & Row, 1968. First printing, with no subsequent printings noted on the copyright page. In first state dustjacket: 0968 on bottom of front flap, $5.95 price intact, photographer's name "Jerry Bauer" on rear panel. Text is Nearly Fine with no owner's name, no noticeable wear, firm binding. Dust jacket is not clipped but has a couple of neatly repaired tears, some edge-wear with modest loss, and a one-inch by 3/4" chip from the base of the spine. Some staining to the inside of the dust jacket in the spine area. Scarce book in the first state.. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Dust Jacket Included.

$115.00

The Stolen White Elephant Etc.

By Twain, Mark.

Toronto: Musson No date, NAP, possible first Canadian printing? 285 pp., 12mo, pink blindstamped cloth with gilt front and spine titles. Complete copy with firm, intact hinges, clean contents, neat early owner's name to front endpaper. Contents Nearly Fine. Covers somewhat faded around the spine, with minor soiling and some wear, but gilt titles still very legible, cloth not worn through at tips. A Very Good copy overall.. Hardcover. Very Good.

$65.00

Tales of Edgar Allan Poe: Limited Edition

By Poe, Edgar Allen

Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1974. First printing this edition, from the 100 Greatest Books of All Time Collection. 322 pp., octavo format in full burgundy leather fine binding with luxurious gilt decorations, five raised bands, all page-edges gilt, ribbon marker, cream silk moire endpapers. A Fine unread copy with no wear, ribbon in original position. . 1st. Full-Leather. Fine.

$45.00

Songs of the Desert: Poems

By Kostynuik, Doreen

N.Y.: Vantage Press, 1979. First printing. Octavo format in red cloth, dust jacket. Text is Fine with no wear, only flaw is neat gift inscription on ffep. Dust jacket is not price-clipped, no tears, just light wear to extremities.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

$20.00

Gitanjali (Song Offerings)

By Tagore, Rabindranath

NY: MacMillan, 1914. Stated "New Edition" 1914. No statement of reprinting. Includes the introduction by W. B Yeats, frontis portrait of poet. 101 pp., + publisher's ads for other Tagore books, 12mo format in grey-green linen cloth with art deco decoration, "RT" monogram, plus author's name and title in gilt on front cover, gilt spine titles. Firm binding, lightly worn cloth. Owner's name, dated 1914, and small bookplate inside. Contents Fine. A very attractive copy.. 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good.

$25.00

Stray Birds

By Tagore, Rabindranath

NY: MacMillan, 1926. Reprint of 1917 original. Colour fronis by Pogany, 12mo format in dark blue buckram with gilt titles. Text is very fresh and unworn with bright cloth, firm hinges. Owner's name on ffep, a few leaves poorly opened. Partial dust jacket includes front and rear panels, plus flaps. Spine is lacking, front foldover splitting. . Hardcover. Good/Dust Jacket Included. Illus. by Pogany, Willy.

$45.00

Mashi and Other Stories

By Tagore, Rabindranath

New York: MacMillan, 1918. First printing. 12mo format, dark blue linen cloth binding with gilt titles. No owner's name, firm binding, fresh cloth with minor wear to tips, spine gilt faded, but fron cover titles are very fresh. An attractive copy.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good.

$25.00

The Englishman in Greece, Being a Collection of the Verse of Many English Poets

By Rodd, Sir Rennell

Oxford: Clarendon Press , 1910. First printing, this collection. 328 pp., index, 12mo format, original burgundy cloth wtih gilt titles. Neat owner's name of diplomat's spouse "Athens, 1927", few small wear spots to edge of cloth, a bit of fading and tip wear to the spine. Otherwise firmly bound, bright and fresh. . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good.

$25.00

Sonetos: Edicao Ilustrada

By Camoes, Luis De

Porto, Portugal : Livraria Tavares Martins , 1961. Second edition, stated. 223 pp., illustrations throughout, about 6" tall, original black illustrated cloth with gilt decorations, wrap-around band and clear acetate dust jacket. No owner's name, no wear to book, tiny tear to edge of fragile dust jacket, barely noticeable. A superb copy.. 2nd. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$35.00

L'aiglon Drame En Six Actes, En Vers

By Rostand, Edmond

Paris: Charpentier, 1922. Pp. 262, table of contents, about 19cm X 13cm. Superbly custom-bound in half-leather, patterned boards, with gilt spine decorations and titles, top-edge gilt. Neat owner's name of diplomat's spouse, dated 1923. A superb set with almost no sign of wear. We have matching bound volumes from the same period by Anatole France, de Maupassant, and several Maurois (Byron, Disraeli and Ariel). Please contact us for details. Photos available.. Half-Leather. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$35.00

Les Puits De Sainte Claire

By France, Anatole

Paris: Calmann-Levy, 1926. Pp. 301, table of contents, about 19cm X 13cm. Superbly custom-bound in half-leather, patterned boards, with gilt spine decorations and titles, top-edge gilt. Neat owner's name of diplomat's spouse, dated 1926. A superb set with almost no sign of wear. We have matching bound volumes from the same period by Rostand, de Maupassant, and several Maurois (Byron, Disraeli and Ariel). Please contact us for details. Photos available.. Half-Leather. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$35.00

Aux Flancs Du Vase Suivi De Polypheme et De Poemes Inacheves

By Samain, Albert

Paris: Mercure de France, 1922. 199 pp., octavo format in full limp leather with gilt spine titles and top-edge gilt, patterned endpapers. This appears to be a custom binding. Neat owner's name inside, else Fine with almost no wear. . Full-Leather. Fine.

$65.00

Ariel

By Maurois, Andre

Paris: Grasset, 1923. First printing. Pp. 354, table of contents, about 19cm X 13cm. Superbly custom-bound in half-leather, patterned boards, with gilt spine decorations and titles, top-edge gilt. Neat owner's name of diplomat's spouse "Menton, 1923". A superb set with almost no sign of wear. We have matching bound volumes from the same period by Anatole France, de Maupassant and Rostand, as well as couple more Maurois (Byron and Disraeli). Please contact us for details. Photos available.. 1st. Half-Leather. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$35.00

Byron I et II (2 volumes) + Ephemera X 2

By Maurois, Andre

Paris: Grasset, 1930. First printing. Two volumes, pp. 368, 361, index, about 19cm X 13cm. Superbly custom-bound in half-leather, patterned boards, with gilt spine decorations and titles, top-edge gilt. Neat owner's name of diplomat's spouse "Athens, 1930". Laid in: news clipping obituary, in French, about 26 column inches. Also, a very attractive "Ex-libris, Andre Maurois" bookplate about 3" X 4.5", with tissue guard. A superb set with almost no sign of wear. We have matching bound volumes from the same period by Anatole France, de Maupassant and Rostand, as well as couple more Maurois (Ariel and Disraeli). Please contact us for details. Photos available.. 1st. Half-Leather. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$95.00

The Emotionalist: The Romance of an Awakening in Temperament

By Olmsted, Stanley

N.Y.: D. Appleton & Co. , 1908. First printing, Pp. viii, 352 + (6) ads, octavo format in original red blindstamped cloth with white titles. Fresh, square copy with clean cloth, firm binding and minimal wear. Neat notation on front paste-down from a Knights of Columbus Council. Spine titles faded, some dustiness to top-edge of text block, some pages have some edge-wear from opening. An attractive copy of this rare book. . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good.

$175.00

Perspectives USA 4

By Saroyan, William, E. B. White, et al (conts.)

International Publications, 1953. First printing. 201 pp., photos, 8vo, ill. card covers. Large foldout photospread of Martha Graham and Stuart Hodes. Very tight, lightly worn copy has some darkening to covers but Very Good copy otherwise.. 1st. Paperback. Very Good.

$10.00

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