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Stevenson at Manasquan with a Note on the Fate of the Yacht "Casco" by Francis Dickie and Six Portraits from Stevenson by George Steele Seymour.

By Charlotte Eaton.

Chicago, IL The Bookfellows, 1921. Hardcover First Edition (1921) in this form, so stated. Edition Limited to 300 copies. Very Good+: shows very light wear to the extremities; a hint of toning - or perhaps sunning to the outside edges of both panels; the front panel is very slightly bowed; some toning in the center areas of both front and rear endpapers; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Appears unread. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 4.95 x 0.4 inches). 48 pages. Language: English. Weight: 5.2 ounces. Blue quarter-cloth boards with paste-down Title plates at the front panel and backstrip. . The Little Bookfellow Series. Hardback: Quarter Cloth. No DJ 'as issued'.

$44.10

Ruined by Reading: A Life in Books.
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Ruined by Reading: A Life in Books.

By Lynne Sharon Schwartz.

Boston, MA Beacon Press, 1996. Hardcover First Edition (1996), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to 's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1996), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to 's customary practice at the time of publication. Fine in Fine DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and clean. The DJ is also flawless; the price is unclipped. Virtually "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.85 x 0.7 inches). 119 pages. Peter Sis(jacket art. Language: English. Weight: 10.4 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$5.88

Court of Memory.

By James McConkey.

New York, NY E.P. Dutton, 1983. Hardcover First Edition (1983); Second Printing. Very Good in Very Good+ to Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. The Book shows just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities; a thin area of sunning along the top edge of the panels; a sharp instrument has been taken to the margins of the last fifteen pages or so, not visible from the exterior fore-edge (affects a handful of words in the text); the binding leans ever so slightly, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws - and one fairly serious one. Bright and clean. Would make an attractive reading copy. The DJ shows only a touch of wear to the bottom edge of the front panel, near the corner and mild rubbing to the panels; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. Close to "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.7 x 1.35 inches). xiv, 338 pages. Language: English. Weight: 20.7 ounces. First Edition (1983); Second Printing. Trade Paperback.

$3.53

The Portable Romantic Reader.

By Howard E. Hugo, (Editor).

New York, NY The Viking Press, 1960. Mass Market Paperback First Edition Thus (1960), Fourth Printing (1966). Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: very light wear to the extremities; faint darkening to the wrapper covers at the backstrip (the titles thereon remain perfectly legible); the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and unobtrusive cosmetic flaws. The text pages are remarkably bright and clean for a paperback of this age. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.5 x 4.5 x 1.5 inches). xv, 621 pages. Introduction by the Editor. Language: English. Weight: 16 ounces. Viking Portable Library Series. First Edition Thus (1960), Fourth Printing (1966). Mass Market Paperback.

$34.30

Collected Short Stories.

By E.M. Forster.

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, UK Penguin Books, 1954. Paperback First Edition Thus (1954), Fourth Printing (1963). Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: very light wear to extremities; mild rubbing and considerable soiling to the white areas of white background field of the wrapper covers; the text pages have tanned fairly heavily, due to aging; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and some cosmetic flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.2 x 4.35 x 0.5 inches). 221 pages. Language: English. Weight: 5 ounces. Penguin Modern Classics Series. First Edition Thus (1954), Fourth Printing (1963). Mass Market Paperback.

$3.53

The Living Principle: 'English' as a Discipline of Thought.
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The Living Principle: 'English' as a Discipline of Thought.

By F.R. Leavis.

New York, NY Oxford University Press, 1975. Hardcover First Edition (1975), unstated, in accordance with OUP's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1975), unstated, in accordance with OUP's customary practice at the time of publication. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: the Book shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of shelving wear to the lower extremities; a tiny soil spot at the bottom edge of the text block; the binding is square and remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or any other markings in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome very nearly new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the very mildest wear and a single unobtrusive flaw. Remains very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows just a touch of wear to the head of the backstrip; a bit of faint soiling to the panels; unclipped; mlar-protected. Close to "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. ( x 5.75 x 1 inches). 264 pages. Language: English. Weight: 17.3 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$19.60

Obras Completas, Volumen 29: Encyclopedia del erotismo IV (Eatuas - Gypsy).

By Camilo Jose Cela.

Barcelona, Spain Ediciones Destino, 1990. Hardcover Very Near Fine: shows a hint of dusting and smudging to the top edge of the text block; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A very nearly new copy; structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive cosmetic flaw. Virtually "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.15 x 1.5 inches) 406 pages. Language: Spanish. Weight: 15 ounces. Hardback: Lacks a DJ, but probably never had one. The author was the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1989.

$29.40

American Notes for General Circulation.

By Charles Dickens.

Leipzig, Germany Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1842. Hardcover Very Good+: shows only the most minute indications of use. Mild rubbing to the black panelled boards; light wear to the extremities; some faint scuffing along the outside edges of the panels; foxing to the outside edges and endpapers; former owner's bookplate at front pastedown endpaper. The binding is square and secure; text clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting, marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. Not far from 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 24mo. (6.1 x 4.5 x 0.65 inches). 310 pages. Language: English. Green Quarter Cloth and Tips with Black Bands and Gilt Titles at the backstrip. Weight: 7 ounces. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. Travelogue of Dicken's trip to North America from January to June 1842.

$73.50

Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life.

By C.S. Lewis.

London, UK Geoffrey Bles, 1955. Hardcover First Edition [1955], so stated. First Edition [1955], so stated. Good in Good DJ: The Book shows thirteen pages with margin lines and underlining erased, but showing faint evidence thereof; just a hint of wear to the extremities, except to the lower corner tips - the front tip is just starting to wear though the fabric; a small patch of sun blanching to the heel of the backstrip; the titles of which are also lightly rubbed; the top edge was tinted, or else it shows some dusing; the binding leans some, but remains perfectly secure; former owner's signature at the upper front free endpaper. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. A handsome copy, showing moderate use; structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the erasures in the text, moderate wear and minor cosmetic flaws. The DJ shows small loss to chips and numerous tiny tears along the top edge of the panels and at the head and heel of the backstip; several tiny tears along the bottom edge of the front panel; starting to split along the rear hinge; moderate rubbing and very faint soiling; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 6 x 0.9 inches). 224 pages. Publisher's grey cloth with yellow title panel to spine. In original dust wrapper. Language: English. Weight: 12 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$49.00

Barbarian In The Garden.
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Barbarian In The Garden.

By Zbigniew Herbert .

New York, NY Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: Harvest HBJ Books, 1986. Paperback First Edition Thus (1986), so stated. First Edition Thus (1986), so stated. SHOWS EVIDENCE OF EXPOSURE TO MOISTURE A T THE BOTTOM EDGE OF THE LAST HALF OF THE BOOK, IMPARTING A MILD "CRINKLINESS" TO THE LOWER PORTION OF THE PAGES, BUT OVERT DAMPSTAINING TO THE BOTTOM EDGE ONLY. Else, flawless. Fine in Wraps: the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single notible flaw. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.3 x 0.45 inches). 180 pages. Translated from the Polish by Michael March and Jaroslaw Anders. Language: English. Weight: 6.5 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

Culture and Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism.

By Matthew Arnold.

New York, NY Macmillan and Company, 1875. Hardcover Second Edition (1875). Very Good: Shows indications of careful use: moderate wear to the extremities and very mild rubbing and faint, but pervasive soiling to the panels; some fairly heavy foxing to the outside edges and endpapers - and even in some of the text pages; former bookseller's price sticker at the upper corner of the front flyleaf; the front hinge is just starting; the binding is square and remains secure, however; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A solid used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing moderate wear and a few minor flaws. A sturdy, presentable reading copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.65 x 5.25 x 0.95 inches). xlix, 239 pages. Language: English. Weight: 15.5 ounces. Rust-toned cloth over boards with gitl titles and designs at the backstrip. Second Edition (1875). Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$44.10

An Essay on Poetics.

By Thaddeus Reamy Brenton.

Oxford, UK Oxford University Press, 1932. Hardcover First Edition (1932), unstated in accordance with OUP's customary practice. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR to Margaret Preiminger. First Edition (1932), unstated in accordance with OUP's customary practice. Very Good+: shows very light wear to the extremities and the mildest rubbing. Binding square and secure; text clean. Remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.75 x 5.3 x 0.25 inches). 58 pages. Foreward by Lascelles Abercrombie. Language: English. Weight: 5.5 ounces. Deep blue cloth over boards with gilt titles and designs at the front panel and gilt titles at the backstrip. Published by Humphrey Milford for the Oxford University Press. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$29.40

Sacred Cows...and Other Edibles.

By Nikki Giovanni .

New York, NY William Morrow: Quill, 1989. Paperback First Edition Thus (1989), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1989), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the outside edge of the front panel;the binding leans ever so slightly, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only a couple of very minor, unobtrusive flaws. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.15 x 0.5 inches). 167 pages. Language: English. Weight: 9 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$9.41

European and American Masters.

By William Dean Howells.

New York, NY Collier Books, 1963. Mass Market Paperback First Edition Thus (1963), so stated. First Edition Thus (1963), so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to the extremities; moderate rubbing to the wrapper covers; former bookseller's rubber-stamped logo at the inside of the front cover and a rubber-stamped price at the upper corner of the front endpaper; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting, marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels other than the bookseller's marks noted above. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.1 x 4.25 x 0.6 inches). 225 pages. Edited, with Introductions and Notes by Clara Marburg Kirk and Rudolf Kirk. Language: English. Weight: 5.9 ounces. Mass Market Paperback.

$9.41

Strong Opinions.
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Strong Opinions.

By Vladimir Nabokov.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage International, 1990. Paperback First Edition Thus (1990), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1990), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of moderate use: dampstaining to the outside edge of the last fifty pages, which has lent a bit of "crinkliness" to these pages; a crease mear the lower corner of the front panel; the text pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging; a date in pencil and initials in pen at the upper corner of the inside of the front cover; light wear to extremities; moderate rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A solid used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing moderate wear and a serious flaw. No one would mistake this for a new copy, but it remains a presentable reading copy. A clean, sturdy, presentable copy.NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 0.85 inches). xvii, 333 pages. Language: English. Weight: 10.8 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$7.64

Shakespeare and the Elizabethans.

By Henri Fluchere.

New York, NY Hill & Wang: Dramabooks, 1956. Paperback First Edition Thus (1956), Eighth Printing (1966). Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows very light wear to the extremities and the mildest rubbing to the panels; a couple of very faint creases to the front panel; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing moderate wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.25 x 4.35 x 0.6 inches). 254 pages. Foreward by T.S. Eliot. Translated by Guy Hamilton. Language: English. Weight: 7 ounces. violet, white and black wraps. Dramabooks Series. First Edition Thus (1956), Eighth Printing (1966). Mass Market Paperback. Shakespeare and the Shakespearean theater in the light of modern scholarship and the best post-Bradleian criticism.

$7.06

Sketches of Etruscan Places and Other Italian Essays (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of D. H. Lawrence) .
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Sketches of Etruscan Places and Other Italian Essays (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of D. H. Lawrence) .

By D. H. Lawrence.

New York, NY Cambridge University Press, 1992. Hardcover First Edition Thus (1992), so stated. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. Book shows just a touch of wear to the extremities; a hint of thumbing to the fore-edge; former owner's name and date at the front free endpaper; the binding shows the very slightest lean, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome near-to-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. The DJ shows only a touch of wear to the extremities: moderate rubbing to the panels; unclipped. Shows mild wear only; clean and intact. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.75 x 1.15 inches). lxxiii, 387 pages. Edited by Simonetta de Filippis. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 8 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$73.50

Reveries of a Bachelor; or, A Book of the Heart.

By Ik. Marvel (Donald Grant Mitchell).

Philadelphia, PA David McKay, Publisher, 1895. Hardcover Very Good: shows moderate wear to the corner tips, where the leather has just started to wear through to expose the board beneath; moderate overall rubbing; faint darkening to the fore-edge and bottom edge; faintest dampstaining at the mid front hinge; coffee-like stains to the bottom edge of the text block; sun-blanching to the marbled boards of the top and outside edges of the front panel; the backstrip is very lightly sun-blanched (but the titles and gilt designs thereon remain bold and clearly legible); the lower rear corner is mildly bumped. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing moderate wear and a number of minor unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean, certainly for its age. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.55 x 5.35 x 1.1 inches). 289 pages. 2 Full-Page engraved Illustrations precede the text. Quarter Red Morocco with raised bands and gilt designs titles to spine and leather reinforced corners and Lovely Marbled Boards and Endpapers. Top Edge Gilt. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 11 ounces. Publication date is approximate (the preface is dated 1850, but this is probably a reprint, most likely from the late Nineteenth Century. Hardback: Quarter Leather with Marbled Boards. Donald Grant Mitchell (1822-1908) was an American essayist and novelist who usually wrote under the pen name Ik Marvel. He was best known as the author (under the pseudonym of "Ik Marvel") of essays contained in Reveries of a Bachelor, or a Book of the Heart (first published in book form in 1850). Reveries of a Bachelor examines the dream-like lives Americans were living at the time. It was one of the top best sellers of its time. In the text, Ik Marvel theorizes on boyhood, country life style, marriage, travel, and dreaming and the like.

$83.30

Guide to Kulchur.
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Guide to Kulchur.

By Ezra Pound.

New York, NY New Directions Publishing , 1970. Paperback First Edition Thus (1970), Sixth Printing. Scattered UNDERLINING, NOTATIONS AND MARGINALIA IN INK AND PENCIL. Else, Very Good in Wraps: shows just a touch of wear to the extremities; three creases at the backstrip; many pages dog-eared at the upper corner; the binding leans ever so slightly, while remaining secure. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, shows only mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws - including of course the pen marks; clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 1 inches). 379 pages. Language: English. Weight: 14.5 ounces. First Edition Thus (1970), Sixth Printing. First published in 1952. Trade Paperback.

$5.29

Augustus / Der Dichter / Ein Mensch mit Namen Ziegler (German Language Edition).
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Augustus / Der Dichter / Ein Mensch mit Namen Ziegler (German Language Edition).

By Hermann Hesse.

New York, NY W.W. Norton & Co, 1958. Paperback First Edition Thus [1958], First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus [1957], First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; the binding is square and remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor cosmetic flaws. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.3 x 5 x 0.25 inches). xi, 57 pages. Selected and Edited by Thomas E. Colby III. Introduction in English. German-English Vocabulary at the the rear of the text. Weight: 3 ounces. Trade Paperback. 57 pages Publisher: WW Norton & Co (January 1, 1958) Language: German ISBN-10: 0393096157 ISBN-13: 978-0393096156 Package Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces

$17.15

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