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NUER, THE: A DESCRIPTION OF THE MODES OF LIVELIHOOD AND POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS OF A NILOTIC PEOPLE.

By Evans-Pritchard, E.E.

London: Oxford University Press., 1950. Cloth binding just starting to bubble up around edges and spine; cover faded in spots; overall Good condition. Dust jacket holding in protective plastic cover. llustrated with b&w photos and drawings. "The Nuer are the most reserved and warlike people in the Souther Sudan and are the last tribe to have come under European administration.. They are predominantly a pastoral people, and the first part of the book describes their life as herdsmen, fishermen, and gardeners. Their economic life is related to the absence of chieftainship and to their democratic sentiment. The second part of the book describes this political system which lacks government and is without legal institutions." 271 pp.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

The Beggar's Cup

By Blau, Eric

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, 1993. Signed and Inscribed by author. "For Marjorie Giovanni, & MaJack.. Old & very precious friends. -Eric Blau." Light soil on cover. Name stamp on fixed free endpaper. Some fading along top of jacket. Gilt text on cover and spine.. Clean jacket in clear plastic sleeve. 326 pp. . Signed and Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Plus/Very Good Minus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews

By Carroll, James

Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001. Signed on first title page, "for Nardi - with love and deep gratitutede Jim Christmas, 2000". Nardi Reeder Campion was a children's book and freelance author. Her work has appeared in New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, American Heritage, Gourmet, Sports Illustrated, and many others. Black cloth bound spine. Gilt texted title along spine. Illustrated dust jacket. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$75.00

Prehistoric Settlement Patterns In The Viru Valley, Peru

By Willey, Gordon R.

Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1953. A very nice copy of this 1st Edition bulletin with 60 Illustrated plates and many figures and fold-out maps as well. Solid binding. Some light wear. Fading of text on spine. Inside pages are in VG condition. Dark-grey cloth over board. Gilt lettering and design along spine.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bulletin 155.

$29.95

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

By Thompson, Hunter S.

New York, N.Y.: Random House, 1972. "A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream." Random House's 1972 publishing of Thompson's 2nd book. Dust jacket shows some wear. Blue line marking at top of DJ front. Some soil at top of pages and book covers show some light foxing at edges. Embossed bust of Dr. Gonzo on front cover. Blue-grey cloth over boards. A bright and tight book with shining silver-lettered spine. Illustrations by Ralph Steadman throughout. This was originally released by Thompson in Rolling Stone Magazine in two parts (1971) before being released as a book by Random House in 1972. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Steadman, Ralph. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$450.00

A FAMILY GATHERING - Signed By Broughton

By Broughton, T. Alan

New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc, 1977. First edition. Author inscription on front free end paper. "For Sam and Ruth, Old friends, The best of readers, with Love, -Alan 14/11/77." Jacket tanned at spine with a price label on the back DJ cover. Otherwise Very Good. Black cloth at spine and covers have robin's-egg-blue cloth over board. Very attractive book. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

My Dad, the Babe: Growing Up With an American Hero
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My Dad, the Babe: Growing Up With an American Hero

By Pirone, Dorothy Ruth; Martens, Chris

U.S.A.: Quinlan Pr, 1988. A very nice copy in a dust jacket with some wear around the edges. Signed by Babe Ruth's daughter, "Sincerely, Dorothy Ruth Pirone." Although the book is available, signed copies are genuinely rare. She died in 1989 within a year of the book's first printing. Green cloth over board. Gilt titled spine. NOTE: We also have available a signed copy of Babe Ruth's autobiography "Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball.". Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$175.00

A Little Tour in France

By James, Henry

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900. Gold atop page edge. Bright cover with embossed drawing of French castle, golden sky, and moon. Gilt lettering along spine. Extemeites show light wear. Some freying at top of spine. Overall a fine copy thats price has been cut in half!. First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Pennell, Joseph. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.00

English Hours

By James, Henry

Cambridge MA: The Riverside Press, 1905. Limited to 400 copies. Fading of spine. Name inside front cover. Good Condition. . Large Paper Edition, Limited. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Pennell, Joseph. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$100.00

WAITING FOR WINTER.

By O'Hara, John.

New York. (1966). Random House. Book in Good condition. No dust jacket. Hardcover. First edition. 466 pp.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

The Detective Faculty, as Illustrated from Judicial Records and the Actualitites of Experience

By Bailey, W. H.

Cincinnati: Robert Clarke Company, 1896. Worldcat locates only 12 copies of this book in libraries. It is quite rare. Dedicated to the legal fraternity of Houston, Texas it contains chapters on Motive, Weapons, Decoys, Modes of Murder, Counterfeit Presentments, Divorce, Insanity, Bigamy, Rape etc. The inner front hinge is beginning to seperate but is still holding. Otherwise the book is in Good condition - a bit of wear, a bit of soil, delicate at front hindge, but generally Good. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$299.95

Flawed Dogs: The Year End Leftovers at the Piddleton "Last Chance" Dog Pound

By Breathed, Berkeley

New York: Little Brown and Company, 2003. Very nice copy. Bright illustrations. First edition. Signed by author.. Author Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Breathed, Berkeley. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.50

Chrysalis

By Humphrey, Zephine

New York, New York, U.S.A.: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1929. Blue cloth boards with decorative gilt title on front and spine. Fore-edge of page block untrimmed. -- Very top edge of boards lightly sun-faded; endpapers shadowed from dustwrappers; interior very lightly tanning. Otherwise very good, tight and clean condition. -- Decorative DJ shows edgewear and chipping (particularly at spine extremities) -- spine also somewhat soiled and dulled. Good condition Jacket overall, protected in clear plastic. 171 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

A Turnpike Lady: Beartown, Bermont, 1768-1796

By Cleghorn, Sarah N.

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt and Company, 1907. Green illustrated cloth boards (in 2 colors). Ex-library with usual artifacts; donor plate on front pastedown. Some wear at spine ends and corners. Covers rubbed some. Spine bowed slightly. Upper half of hinge starting to crack at title page, holding very strong. 257 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.00

The Voyage of the Rattletrap

By Carruth, Hayden

NY: Harpers, 1897. 207 pages; pale green cloth with gold spine title and front board decorated in three colors; some age-darkening to spine; very minor soil and edgeware; a really nice copy. [loc=fr rm over pc]. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by H.M.Wilder. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$35.00

Before the Brave

By Patchen, Kenneth.

NY: Random House, 1936. Red cloth over board. Some fading to spine. Rubbing on back cover. Otherwise a VG condition copy of the author's first book. Books contents are very nice and this is a newly reduced price. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$34.00

See You in the Morning

By Patchen, Kenneth.

New York: Padell, 1947. First edition of Patchen's first novel. "A Novel of Love and Faith." Slightly bumped corners. Jacket has soil and spotting. Jacket is slightly chipped at corners and extremities. Blue cloth over board with gilt lettered title along spine. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.00

Xingu and Other Stories

By Wharton, Edith

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. Some spotting on front cover. Slight wear at extremities and corners. Name penned inside front cover. Red cloth over board. Bright gilt title and author name on front cover. Worn gilt title at spine. . Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$70.00

The Man Who Wrote Dirty Books

By Dresner, Hal

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. Foxing on inner jacket. Outer jacket is in good condition. Stain and wear at top of spine of outer jacket. A very nice copy. Red cloth 1/4 bound at spine (blue cloth completes the bound covers). . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Broken Guns

By Brainard, Eleanor Holston

NY: Freindship Press, 1937. 120 pages; black cloth with red spine title; anti-war tract with a slight religious bent presented as a school text-book; pretty interesting fare for 1930's school-kids -- references to the munitions "death merchants," etc.; slight foxing to top edges of pages otherwise clean and tight. Page 69-70 badly wrinkled. [loc=children's non-fict]. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Louise E. Jefferson. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

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