Bindings & Editions

This section includes leather bound books and other specially bound volumes, as well as alternate editions like advanced reading copies, poetry chapbooks, broadsides, miniature books and more! Narrow your results by clicking on one of the subcategories listed to the left side of the page below.

Bindings & Editions Books & Ephemera

THE MEMORIAL HALL MURDER.

THE MEMORIAL HALL MURDER.

by Langton, Jane

Gollancz. 1990 stated 1st edition.. No inscriptions. top corners lightly bumped else a Fine copy in dustwrapper (not clipped, slight crush at head of spine, no chips, loss, or tears).. Black cloth boards. 223pp 8vo.
Item Price
$18.92
The History And Antiquities Of The City Of Bristol Compiled from the Original Records and authentic Manuscripts, in public offices or private hands. Illustrated with Copper-Plate Prints.

The History And Antiquities Of The City Of Bristol Compiled from the Original Records and authentic Manuscripts, in public offices or private hands. Illustrated with Copper-Plate Prints.

by BARRETT, William:

Bristol, William Pine, 1789 1st. Large hardback, 11 x 8.5 inches. Original Tree-Calf leather boards with decorative gilt borders, later leather to spine with raised banding and gilt lettered maroon leather spine label. Marbled endpapers, speckled page edges. In very good condition. Boards quite heavily rubbed, especially on rear, leading corners bumped and chipped. Later Professional repair and leather to spine. Bookplate to front endpaper “Chalfont House.” With later label below... Read more about this item
Item Price
$194.27
The Daughters of Mars

The Daughters of Mars

by KENEALLY, Thomas

London: Sceptre, 2012. Hardback. Very Good. FIRST UK EDITION. Large 8vo. Green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Pushing to heel of spine, a few light stains to top and bottom edges, else, clean, tight and bright. In the original dust jacket: light edgewear, fore-edge of front flap rubbed. A pleasing copy of Keneally's novel about two Australian sisters nursing on the Western front.
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$18.92
CALIFORNIA'S PICTORIAL LETTER SHEETS 1849-1869

CALIFORNIA'S PICTORIAL LETTER SHEETS 1849-1869

by Baird, Joseph Armstrong, Jr

Large quarto (14 X 10 1/2 inches) San Francisco: David Magee, 1967. One of 475 copies printed by Robert Grabhorn & Andrew Hoyem. 171 pages printed on heavy wove paper, quarter bound brick red leather with title in gilt on the spine, patterned paper over boards, hardcover - very good condition (minor scuffing at head and tale of spine from shelf wear, not affecting contents).

Illustrated with 60 plates - full size reproductions showing examples of California Gold Rush letter sheets - one facsimile is in... Read more about this item
Item Price
$95.00
World Light

World Light

by Laxness, Halldor; translated by Magnus Magnusson

Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1969. First edition in English of this Icelandic author's satiric look at his homeland, inspired by the life of alienated poet Magnus Hjaltason Magnusson, the last of his "epic" novels, not well-received in Iceland because of its "harshly ironic portrayal of a backward Iceland during the rise of capitalism"; Laxness won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1955. Stout hardcover, full blue cloth, silver titling. Light wear to book, rear corners... Read more about this item
Item Price
$235.00
The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz

The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz

by Mordecai Richler

Penguin, Toronto, 1987. 21st paperback printing. Condition: Good, edge wear and creasing, corner creases, spine creasing, a well read book.From Mordecai Richler, one of our greatest satirists, comes one of literature's most delightful characters, Duddy Kravitz -- in a novel that belongs in the pantheon of seminal twentieth century books.Duddy -- the third generation of a Jewish immigrant family in Montreal -- is combative, amoral, scheming, a liar, and totally hilarious. From his street days tormenting... Read more about this item
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$2.16
A Law Grammer; or Rudiments of the Law: Compiled from the grounds, Principles, Maxims, Terms, Words of Art, Rules, and Moot-Points of Our Law, in a New, Easy and Very Concise Method

A Law Grammer; or Rudiments of the Law: Compiled from the grounds, Principles, Maxims, Terms, Words of Art, Rules, and Moot-Points of Our Law, in a New, Easy and Very Concise Method

by Jacob, Giles

London: H. Woodfall , 1767. Hardback, full-calf. Pp. iv, 202, [6]. Fourth edition 1767. Binding is slighlty rubbed and worn, with some cracking to outer joint, binding remains firm. Previous owner's details to front free end-paper. A pleasing copy. (bs16). Hard Cover. Good.
Item Price
$126.15
A Dictionary of The Englsih Language

A Dictionary of The Englsih Language

by Samuel Johnson

Times Books, 1979. Leatherbound. Very Good. in x in x in. Times Books 1979 facsimile edition. Pages clean and bright, bookplate on first page, binding firm, small white mark to front cover, some small scratches to slip case, wear to corners.
Item Price
$247.25
An Introduction to the Procedure of the House of Commons

An Introduction to the Procedure of the House of Commons

by CAMPION, G.F.M

Philip Allan & Co. Ltd, 1929. Good. First edition. Association copy. Large 8vo, pp. xix, (1), 308. Green cloth with gilt lettering and bands to spine; blind-ruled single border to upper board. Fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Lightly rubbed and soiled, spine ends and corners bruised. Tanned edges. POI to ffep: 'F. Seymour Cocks/ 1929'. Spine starting at rear hinge, but binding holding firm. Scant foxing to beginning and end, occasional pencil scoring, else, clean. Empty, torn envelope addressed to... Read more about this item
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$37.84
Trilby [bound original parts]

Trilby [bound original parts]

by Du Maurier, George

London & New York: Osgood, McIlvaine & Company / Harper & Brothers, 1894. Du Maurier's bestseller, bound from the original European parts, apparently extracted from bound volumes with their title pages included; also has Du Maurier's unrelated cartoons from these issues bound in at the end, six in all. Hardcover, half green morocco now faded to brown, over blue-green cloth, by Root & Son. Shows some wear, head of spine chipped, some scuffing & wear to corners, outer hinges... Read more about this item
Item Price
$150.00
The Spare Room (Large Print Edition)

The Spare Room (Large Print Edition)

by Helen Garner

Paperback. Very Good.
Item Price
$2.12
Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume 73  June to November  1886 ( 1886)[Leather Bound]

Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume 73 June to November 1886 ( 1886)[Leather Bound]

by Harper's Monthly Magazine

Harper & Brothers. leather bound. Very Good. ***please read*** 972 pages - name inside cover with light pencil - no marks on text - cover has some chipping around the edge - - binding is tight - pages are still light tan - my shelf location 27-g
Item Price
$35.00
A Turn in the South

A Turn in the South

by V. S. Naipaul

Franklin Library Edition, 1989. Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library Fine 1989 First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Full,Brown,Leather Binding with gold and red designs, front and back of cover and spine. Raised bands. NEAR FINE/NO DJ AS ISSUED. Nobel Laureate V S Naipaul; Naipaul's first book dealing with the United States is a revealing summary of his encounters with Southerners of all types, some eager to talk, others inclined to be guarded An account of insights into a complex region... Read more about this item
Item Price
$250.00
Lord Jim

Lord Jim

by Joseph Conrad

An early and primary event is the abandonment of a ship in distress by its crew including the young British seaman Jim. He is publicly censured for this action and the novel follows his later attempts at coming to terms with his past.
Franklin Library books were designed and bound by the Sloves Organization, which was an affiliate of the Franklin Mint. The Sloves Organization was one of the few binderies that focused solely on leather book bindings, and they produced exceptionally high quality leather... Read more about this item
Item Price
$80.00
Lover's Staff

Lover's Staff

by Vansittart, Sibell

MacMillan. Very Good. 1927. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Navy blue cloth, green title boxes top board and spine. Tiny wear at tips, one page corner turn-down. Untrimmed leading edges, green dyed TE. Eps and text unmarked.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 275 pages. bx140
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$75.00
Good-bye, Mr. Chippendale

Good-bye, Mr. Chippendale

by Robsjohn-Gibbings, T. H

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944. Classic diss of 'Early English' antiques and absurdities of American Nouveau Riche morés, and a breezy history of interior design and the antiques trade; the author, then one of America's leading interior designers, was partly pro-classical antiquity, partly pro-modernity. Stated first edition (first printing). Hardcover, full greenish-tan cloth blocked in raspberry; gilt titling. Covers lightly discolored, minor bumps to corners; jacket lightly tanned... Read more about this item
Item Price
$75.00
Dabble the Duckling: How Your Pet Grows series

Dabble the Duckling: How Your Pet Grows series

by Jane Burton

New York: Random House, 1988. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 33035 CF shelf. NOT ex-library. Unpaginated. Sturdy photo green bds, minor wear spine ends. No names, clean text. No dust jacket. Nice large type.
Item Price
$15.00
THE SHADOW: May 1945 ("Tear-Drops of Buddha")

THE SHADOW: May 1945 ("Tear-Drops of Buddha")

by Shadow (Stanley C. Vickers; Peter Reed; John P. Reilly; Maxwell Grant)

NY: Street & Smith, 1945. Vol. XLIX, No. 3. Digest-sized. Cover art by Modest Stein for "Tear-Drops of Buddha" (novel) by Maxwell Grant. Includes "The Peculiar Blood" (novelette) by Stanley C. Vickers; "The Non-Murder" by Peter Reed; "Death gets Married" by John P. Reilly. Departments: "My Strangest Experience". Illustrations by Kramer and others. Tanning; stress, or glue-shrink; edge chipping; creasing; a few small stains; . Cover stamped... Read more about this item
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$45.00
Reference Hand-Book for Nurses

Reference Hand-Book for Nurses

by Amanda K. Beck, R. N

W. R. Saunders Company, 1940. Leather Bound. Good. Leather Bound. Pages are clean and unmarked. Covers show edge wear with rubbing/light scuffing and creases. Binding is tight, hinges strong.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
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$15.26
An Essay on the Trial by Jury by Lysander Spooner Legal Classics Library Leather

An Essay on the Trial by Jury by Lysander Spooner Legal Classics Library Leather

by Lysander Spooner

The Legal Classics Library, 1989. Leather Bound. Very Good. Copy number 14637 with the member names printed on the book plate. Leather bound copy in very good condition with clean crisp pages.
Item Price
$39.00
shadows on the road

shadows on the road

by mercedes gallgher parks

An account of ramblings round Europe in which the author's chief object was to see the places in which her favourite authors, artists and composers, lived and died.

8 full page plates.

Light browning to closed block edge. Neat insc. on fep.

In dustwrapper with loss.
Item Price
$37.83
The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven: A Remarkable Account of Miracles, Angels, and Life Beyond This World

The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven: A Remarkable Account of Miracles, Angels, and Life Beyond This World

by Malarkey, Kevin; Malarkey, Alex

Christian Large Print, 2011. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$6.88
Narwhal Sudoku 200 Medium Level Large Print Puzzles: With Answers, One Puzzle Per Page
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$18.64
THE MIDNIGHT LOVE FEAST

THE MIDNIGHT LOVE FEAST

by TOURNIER , Michael , Award Winning Author , WRIGHT , Barbara , Winner of Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize

London : WILLIAM COLLINS SONS & CO LTD, 1991 Fine H/b in near fine Dust jacket.First edition.1st print. An " Arabian Nights " from this most distinguished French Author- richly entwined with overlapping stories.Translated by Barbara Wright. The author has been described " as the most gifted and original novelist to emerge in France since the war". Further author information to D/j rear inner flap.[Book fine- black cloth gilt titles, no inscsp ] Dust Jacket not price clipped small... Read more about this item
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$8.83