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The Complete Sagas of Icelanders Including 49 Tales: Five Volume Set

By Hreinsson, Vidar

Reykjavik, Iceland: Leifur Eiriksson Publishing Ltd, 1997. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vos. 402, 466, 472, 472, 448 pages, indexed. Complete Five volume set. No presentation box. Hardcovers in blue textured cloth with the title in gilt on front cover and spine. Spines have decorative stamping and blue label pastedowns. Bindings have faint soiling/spotting marks but they are mostly visible when holding the books at an angle in strong light. Illustrated endpapers featuring Thingvellir. Texts are clean.

$450.00

Uhuru Roman. [SWEDISH TEXT]

By Ruark, Robert

Stockholm: Bonniers, 1963. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 489 pages. Pages still uncut. Softcover in brown and white illustrated wrappers. Binding is foxed, rubbed, with some edgewear. TExt is clean and sound. Swedish language text.

$20.00

Coraline: A Visual Companion
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Coraline: A Visual Companion

By Jones, Stephen; Foreword by Neil Gaiman

New York: William Morrow, 2009. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 4to. 229 pages. Hardcover with a blue and black dust jacket. Moderate rubbing and wear to the jacket. The bottom front corners of the binding are bumped and rubbed. There is also some rubbing to the boards of the book and some spotting on the rear cover of the book under the jacket. It appears as though the book had been read with the jacket off, and then the jacket was replaced afterwards. The book is sound and clean within. Stated First Edition on the Copyright page.

$45.00

The Sagas of Icelanders
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The Sagas of Icelanders

By Smiley, Jane; Kellogg, Robert

New York: Viking, 2000. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 782 pages, indexed. First edition hardcover in colour illustrated dust jacket. DJ has light rubbing, has been placed in a protective mylar sleeve. Text is clean.

$20.00

Pride and Prejudice - Everyman Library

By Austen, Jane; (With an Introduction byR. Brimley Johnson)

London and Toronto: J.M. Dent and Sons, 1931. Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 336, (4), (8) pages. Hardcover bound in burgundy cloth with lettering in gilt on spine Some rubbing and wear to the binding. Damping of the boards is present. Prior owner's name written on front flyleaf. Pencilled notations on reverse of rear flyleaf. Prior owner's name and school written on reverse of frontispiece. The inner hinges are secure, and the text is a little toned, with some small pencilled marks in the text. .

$12.50

Sweet Danger

By Wilcox, Ella Wheeler

London, New York: F. Tennyson Neely, 1892. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 296, (24) pages. Hardcover in blue cloth with red and silver illustration on front cover. Binding is soiled from age and wear. Spine is rubbed, some of the silver gilt is rubbed off. Pencilled notation on front flyleaf. Bookstore stamp on front flyleaf. Gutter is cracked between half title page and frontispiece. Occasional soiling of pages. Printing was inconsistent. Some text shows more boldly than others and some text has parts of letters missing but enough of the text remains to understand the context. Illustrations throughout.

$8.00

The Writings of Henry David Thoreau : Early Essays and Miscellanies

By Thoreau, Henry David

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1975. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. 430 pages, indexed. Hardcover in brown and white illustrated dust jacket. DJ is moderately rubbed. Text is clean.

$15.00

The Size of Thoughts: Essays and Other Lumber
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The Size of Thoughts: Essays and Other Lumber

By Baker, Nicholson

New York, NY: Random House Inc, 1996. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 355 pages. Hardcover in a light green dust jacket. Cover is worn and stained. Inscribed by author to Max Steele. Slightly musty.

$15.00

Shattered Dreams at Rainbow's End: A Novel about Inheritance and Infidelity

By Christopher Horne Phd

N.p.: Outskirts Press, 2018. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Fine. 8vo. 217 pages. Soft cover bound in black and red wrappers. A fresh, clean copy. The author is a North Carolina native.

$8.50

Henry James. [Complete 5 Volume Set]. 1) The Untried Years 1843-1870; 2) The Conquest of London: 1870-1881 [SIGNED]; 3) The Middle Years: 1882-1895; 4) The Treacherous Years: 1895-1901; 5) The Master: 1901-1916

By Edel, Leon

Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavos. Variously paginated. Hardcovers bound in red cloth and with green and brown dust jackets. The jackets show light to moderate wear, some with brief tears at the headcaps. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf of the second volume, (The Conquest of London), "Oscar Cargill, with Jacobin good wishes. Leon Edel. / New York, 5 November 1962 (Publication Day)." A sound set with generally clean text. Each volume indexed. Volume I is dated1953; Volume V is dated 1972.

$60.00

Autobiography of A Pocket Handkerchief

By Cooper, James Fenimore

Chapel Hill, NC: Privately Printed, 1949. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 160 pages. Hardcover bound in blue quarter cloth with tan paper-covered boards. Light wear to the binding. Text is clean and sound. One of 300 unnumbered copies, of which, only 100 were sold.

$10.00

My Ishmael  (SIGNED)
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My Ishmael (SIGNED)

By Daniel Quinn

New York: Bantam, 1997. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 274 pages. Hardcover with a pale green dust jacket. The jacket shows moderate wear with a small tear and creases at the foot and bumping at the headcap. Jacket is soiled from handling and is not price-clipped. A sound copy. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page, "For Marli-- Good to know you! Daniel Quinn.

$15.00

The Iowa Baseball Confederacy (Signed)

By Kinsella, W. P.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo. 310 pages. Hardcover in colour illustrated dust jacket. DJ has been placed in protective mylar sleeve. DJ shows rubbing, has damping to fore-edge of rear cover. "There is also some damping (though without a "tide mark" at the bottom edge of the front flyleaf and the first few pages. Signed on the front flyleaf by the author as "Bill Kinsella." Text is clean. This is a First Edition with the date on the title page and with the number line on the copyright page ending in "1.

$14.50

The Road from Echo, a Tale of the Virginia Mountains

By Craig, Lillian K.

Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1930. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 298 pages. Hardcover bound in green decorative cloth. Lacks the dust jacket. Moderate rubbing to the binding. Secure inner hinges. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf, "To Gail Key, With all my love from the author, Lillian K. Craig." There is also a prior owner's 1931 inscription on the same page in a different ink.

$25.00

The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel

By Rabelais, Francois; Translated by John M. Cohen

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good. Frank C. Pape. 8vo. 715 pages. Hardcover bound in brown cloth, made to look similar to leather. Cover designs in gilt. All edges gilt. A fresh, clean copy.

$6.00

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Pennyroyal / California Edition) [SIGNED]
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Pennyroyal / California Edition) [SIGNED]

By Twain, Mark

Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1985. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Barry Moser. Octavo. 417 pages. SIGNED hardcover in a tan and black illustrated dust jacket. The jacket is in protective mylar sleeve. The edge of the front turn-in of the jacket has a vertical crease. SIGNED by Barry Moser on the title page. Text is clean and sound. An attractive book. Stated First Printing on the copyright page with a number line beneath beginning with 2.

$50.00

Portraits from Dickens

By Crossland, John R.

London: Dickens' Old Curiosity Shop, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good. Cruikshank, Ede, and Others. Octavo. Unpaginated. Hardcover quarter bound in blue cloth and with colour illustrated paper-covered boards. Tan paper on rear board. Spine is sunned. Binding is lightly rubbed. Rear cover is toned. Bookplate on front pastedown states "Purchased at The Old Curiosity Shop Immortalized by Charles Dickens." Text is quite toned. There is no copyright date, but the color frontis seems to be dated "35," so it must be about 1935. The volume contains excerpts from several of his novels, focusing on some of Dickens' most memorable characters.

$8.00

Habitats [SIGNED]

By Deagon, Ann

University Center, MI: Green River Press, 1982. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 101 pages. SIGNED hardcover in red illustrated dust jacket. Small 3/4 inch tear at lower edge of front cover. Rear cover is scuffed, rubbed. Small sticker on front flyleaf. Author has signed title page. Text is clean.

$9.00

The Shadow in the Glass

By Derleth, August

New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1963. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. 471 pages. Hardcover in illustrated blue and white dust jacket. DJ has some edgewear, lightly rubbed. Small splits at headcap. Illustrated endpapers. Text is clean.

$12.50

William Faulkner: A Bibliography of Secondary Works (The Scarecrow Author Bibliographies, No. 49)
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William Faulkner: A Bibliography of Secondary Works (The Scarecrow Author Bibliographies, No. 49)

By Ricks, Beatrice

Metuchen, NJ and London: Scarecrow Press, 1981. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 657 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in light blue cloth. A fresh, clean copy,.

$10.00

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