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Obscure Destinies
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Obscure Destinies

By Cather, Willa

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Edges of boards and pages mildly soiled, . jacket soiled, chipped, and toned at spine.. 1932. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth with front board and spine paper labels. A collection of three stories of the American West. Owner bookplate (Dorothea and Benjamin Carr) designed by John Reardon on front free endpaper. ; 230 pages .

$20.00

Two Cheers for Democracy
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Two Cheers for Democracy

By Forster, E. M.

NY: Harcourt, Brace & Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed with light staining of top . corners, jacket worn, soiled with chip missing from lower spine area.. 1951. Later Printing. Hardcover. Gray cloth. xvi, 363 pages. A collection of political reflections on community, liberty, and tolerance with selections on World War II and persons and places throughout history. .

$15.00

Boon, the Mind of the Race, the Wild Asses of the Devil, and the Last  Trump:  Being a First Selection from the Literary Remains of George Boon,  Appropriate3 to the Times
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Boon, the Mind of the Race, the Wild Asses of the Devil, and the Last Trump: Being a First Selection from the Literary Remains of George Boon, Appropriate3 to the Times

By Bliss, Reginald; [H. G. Wells}

NY: George H. Doran Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookplate on front pastedown endpaper (Anna . Griswold). Boards rubbed, spine cracked.. 1915. Later Printing. Hardcover. Maroon cloth with printed paper label on front boards and titles in gilt on spine. A collection of essays, many literary, from the pen of H. G. Wells, writing under his pseudonym, Reginald Bliss. ; 345 pages .

$30.00

The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England (In Three Volumes)
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England (In Three Volumes)

By Bacon, Francis; Montagu, Basil

Philadelphia: Parry & McMillan. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, lower half of backstrip missing in Volume II. 1859. Hardcover. Original embossed dark brown cloth with titles in gilt on spines. Frontispiece engraving of Bacon in Volume I. cxix, 455pp; viii, 589pp; xv, 584pp. Albany jurist and Democratic political boss D-Cady Herrick's copy with his printed bookplates in each volume. Large 8vos.

$130.00

The Complete Works of George Savile, First Marquess of Halifax
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The Complete Works of George Savile, First Marquess of Halifax

By Savile, George; Raleigh, Walter (editor)

Oxford, England: The Clarendon Press. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, worn, and splayed, pages toned, occasional penciled underlining and marginalia, owner name on front free . endpaper.. 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Edited and with an introduction by Walter Raleigh. Frontispiece lithograph portrait of George Savile, First Marquess of Halifax (1633-1695) , the English writer and politician. Navy cloth. xxviii, 256pp. .

$20.00

Essays from the London Times, Second Series
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Essays from the London Times, Second Series

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily soiled and worn, rear hinge . cracked, foxing, some dog-eared pages.. 1852. Hardcover. Red printed cloth. 261, [2]pp of publisher's ads. Contains of an early review of Harriet Beecher Stowe's bestselling novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, as well as accounts of travels to the Nubian Desert and Arctic, a history of Spanish literature, and literary essays and reviews of works by Dickens, Tennyson, Thackeray, and Hawthorne. ; Appleton's Popular Library of the Best Authors; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$20.00

The Day\'s Work
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The Day's Work

By Kipling, Rudyard

NY: Doubleday and McClure. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, hinges cracked,. 1898. First American Edition. Hardcover. Green decorative cloth. Top edges gilt. Black and white illustrations. A collection of Kipling's short stories. Livingston 169. ; 432 pages .

$20.00

The Olive Tree
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The Olive Tree

By Huxley, Aldous

NY: Harper and Brothers. Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled, spine cocked.. 1937. First American Edition. Hardcover. A collection of Huxley's essays on such topics as D. H. Lawrence, T. H. Huxley, English snobbery, and Christmas. Green cloth binding. Decorative endpaeprs. ; 307 pages .

$20.00

Little Mexican and Other Stories
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Little Mexican and Other Stories

By Huxley, Aldous

London: Chatto and Windus. Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, corners founded, spine faded and spotted.. 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth with printed paper spine label. A collection of six short stories. 340 pages .

$25.00

The Challenge of the Sentry and Other Stories of the Irish War
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The Challenge of the Sentry and Other Stories of the Irish War

By Hogan, David; [Frank Gallagher]

NY: Irish Industries Depot. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, soiled, and worn, corners . rounded, foxing to all edges.. [1929]. First American Edition. Hardcover. Light blue cloth. A collection of short stories about the Irish War of Independence by Gallagher under his David Hogan pseudonym. Gallagher was an Irish journalist, author, and activist. Copyright page notes that these stories were originally written for the "Monitor" in New York and also notes that the book was printed in Dublin, Ireland at the Talbot Press. ; 234 pages .

$75.00

The Works of Joseph Addison:  Complete in Three Volumes, Embracing the  Whole of the \
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Complete in Three Volumes, Embracing the Whole of the "Spectator," & C

By Addison, Joseph

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookplates on front pastedowns, some . penciled underlining and notes, boards lightly worn.. 1868. Later Printing. Hardcover. Three volume set uniformly bound in brown cloth with titles in gilt on spines. Frontispiece engraved portrait of Addison in wig in Volume I. Volume I: xvi, 456pp; Volume II: 459pp; Volume III: 535pp. .

$110.00

A Spoiled Priest and Other Stories
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A Spoiled Priest and Other Stories

By Sheehan, P. A.

NY: Benziger Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and lightly soiled, spine . sunned.. 1905. First American Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth with elaborate gilt design on front boards. Top edges gilt. Nine black and white plates. A collection of stories by the Irish parish priest, more commonly known as Canon Sheehan. ; 213 pages .

$35.00

Mazes:  Essays
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Mazes: Essays

By Kenner, Hugh

San Francisco: North Point Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 0865473412 . Blue cloth. x, 320 pages. A collection of essays focused on art, history, the sciences, and entertainment. .

$7.00

Heretics
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Heretics

By Chesterton, Gilbert K.

London and New York: John Lane, the Bodley Head. Good with no dust jacket; Corners bumped, head and foot of spine chipped, . spine darkened, owner bookplate (Margaret Pemberton Lochner) on front . pastedown, some light soiling.. 1905. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth with gilt center device stamped on front boards and titles in gilt on spine. Top edges gilt. 306pp + [6]pp of publisher's ads. An early collection of Chesterton's essays on various religious, literary, and social topics. Sullivan A 9. .

$40.00

The Well and the Shadows
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The Well and the Shadows

By Chesterton, G. K.

NY: Sheed and Ward. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners bumped, owner name on . front free endpaper, rear hinge cracked.. 1935. First American Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Yellow cloth binding. x, 277pp. A collection of Chesterton's essays. Sullivan A 97. .

$35.00

All is Grist:  A Book of Essays
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All is Grist: A Book of Essays

By Chesterton, G. K.

London: Methuen & Company. Very Good; Boards soiled and rubbed, slight spine lean.. 1933. Second Edition. Hardcover. vi, 214pp + 16pp of publisher's ads. Red cloth binding. A collection of the prolific author's essays about slang, H.L. Mencken, Algernon Swinburne, Trollope, geopolitics, and other subjects. Sullivan A 89. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$40.00

Fables De La Fontaine
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Fables De La Fontaine

By La Fontaine, Jean De; Lemaistre, M. Felix

Paris: Garnier Freres. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, front free endpaper . missing, light foxing to endpapers.. N.D.. Hardcover. Quarterbound red leather with four raised bands and gilt stamped spine compartments on spine. Red marbled sides. Many engravings by J. J. Grandville. Text in French. Handsome illustrated copy of La Fontaine's fables with biography and literary commentary by Lemaistre. xliv, 416pp. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$20.00

Dog Stories
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Dog Stories

By Held, John Jr.

NY: The Vanguard Press. Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn and soiled, blank owner . bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, part of dust jacket glued to rear . endpapers, a few smudges.. 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Illustrated endpapers. A collection of sweetly humorous stories about dogs, told from their perspective. Illustrations by the author, best known for his Jazz Age illustrations of round-headed flappers and jazzbos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 124 pages .

$15.00

On Art and Socialism:  Essays and Lectures
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On Art and Socialism: Essays and Lectures

By Morris, William; Jackson, Holbrook (editor)

John Lehmann. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed and sunned.. 1947. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. ; The Chiltern Library; 335 pages .

$15.00

The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde
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The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde

By Wilde, Oscar

Westport, CT: The Easton Press. Very Good; Corners rubbed and mildly bumped.. 1976. First Printing. Leather. Introduction by Robert Gorham Davis. Purple leather with embossed design in gold. Silk ribbon marker. Pink moire endpapers. All edges gilt. xiii, 313 pages. Color illustrations by James Hill. A complete collection of all of Oscar Wilde's short stories, which were originally published in the UK in the late 1800s and presented here in a lovely edition. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$30.00

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