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Lincoln the Literary Genius

By: Barzun, Jacques

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, The Schori Private Press/Evanston Publishing Co.: 1960

Edition: Limited Edition, #115 of 500 Copies

Seller ID: EW1855

Condition: Very Good+


Copy No. 115 of 500, signed on the colophon page by the printer/binder Ward K. Schori; Very clean retired library copy with the usual stamps and labels. Textblock and binding is very clean and tight; Dust jacket lightly edge and corner worn. 49p. View more info

Test Tubes and Dragon Scales

By: Basil, George C. (by); Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman (in Collaboration with)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, The John C. Winston Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB9107

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's inked name along top edge of ffep, else textblock is clean and tight. Endpaper maps; Faded red top edge with small moisture spot. Red cloth binding, gilt-stamped dragon illustration at bottom front cover, knicks/fraying to corners, bumped head and foot of spine, light fraying to foot of spine. 316pp. Binding protected by clear, five-mil mylar dust jacket; View more info

The Rowfant Club Year Book 1921

By: Beacom, Madison William (president)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Rowfant Club: 1922

Seller ID: SB2696

Condition: Near Fine


Book No.20/125. Printed by The Torch Press on American Vellum paper. Textblock is clean and tight. Minimal wear to binding. Inside original slip case. 99pp. View more info

The Rowfant Club Year Book 1921

By: Beacom, Madison William (president)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Rowfant Club: 1921

Seller ID: SB2789

Condition: Very Good+


Book #96/125 copies. Printed on American Vellum Paper at The Torch Press. Extra spine label slipped in. Small glue stain on rear publication page, else clean and tight textblock. Minimally worn binding. Inside original slip case. 99pp View more info

Discovering the Golden Compass A Guide to Philip Pullman's Dark Materials

By: Beahm, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, Hampton Roads: 2007

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: LR04

ISBN: 1571745068

Condition: Near Fine


Extremely clean and tight. 206 pp. including Note to Newcomers, Expanded Chronology, Prizes and Awards, Appendices, Acknowledgements and Index. View more info

Out of the Mouth of a Chinese Dragon

By: Beimers, Gertrude Hii; Beimers, George J. (authors); Ing, Angela Yong Mee (story Ideas by);

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Northwest Publishing, Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: SB10700

ISBN: 1569016844

Condition: Good


Signed by both authors in black ink on half title page. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers are edge and corner scuffed and worn; 280p View more info

John Brown's Body

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: SB10973

Condition: Near Fine


Brown moire silk end leaves, matching silk bookmarker sewn into headband. Textblock appears to be unread in such bright and tight condition. All edges gilt. Black leather binding minimally rubbed at the tips, gilt stamped bordering and decoration to covers and spine, five raised bands. 371pp. View more info

Straw Into Gold

By: Bennett, Bruce

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Cleveland, Cleveland State University Poetry Center: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: MM19

ISBN: 0914946455

Condition: Very Good+


very clean and tight; personal ten-line inscription by author; 57 pages. View more info

Blake Records

By: Bentley, G.E., Jr.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1969

Seller ID: 15628

Condition: Very Good+


Former library book with usual stamps, stickers and other markings. Text block clean and tight in lightly edge-worn binding. 678 pp. w/index View more info

Selma Lagerlof: Her Life and Work

By: Berendsohn, Walter A. (by); Timpson, George F. (adapted from the German by); Sackville-West, V. (preface by)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Ivor Nicholson & Watson Ltd.: 1931

Edition: Limited First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Selma Lagerlof

Seller ID: SB5420

Condition: Near Fine


Copy No. 38 of 130; Signed and inscribed by Selma Lagerlof. Minor dent along the top edge of the front cover, else Immaculate and tight textblock and binding. Bound in single-ruled, half vellum, with blue cloth sides; Top edge gilt, with deckled fore edge. A gift-quality copy; 136p. Binding protected by a plain, unadorned, brown paper dust jacket; View more info

Identity and Everyday Life: Essays in the Study of Folklore, Music, and Popular Culture

By: Berger, Harris M.; Negro, Giovanna P. Del

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Middletown, Wesleyan University Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SB2095

ISBN: 081956687X

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight textblock. Some light wear to edges and corners. 185pp., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

Shakespeare: a Study and Research Guide

By: Bergeron, David M.

Price: $7.28

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12930

Condition: Very Good


Former library book with usual stamps, markings, etc.; bookplate inside front cover. Book block clean and tight; binding lightly shelf-rubbed; 145pp., including index. View more info

...till Liv Dikter I Urval

By: Bergstrom, Kerstin

Price: $7.99

Publisher: St. Petersburg, Ord & Visor Forlag: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: CS723

ISBN: 9188675297

Condition: Very Good+


Swedish-language imprint; very clean and tight with light edgewear and light shelf wear to the covers; 77 p. View more info

Candle in the Night

By: Berry, Catherine E.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa., Dorrance & Company Publishers: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SAS0300

Condition: Very Good


Binding clean; jacket rubbed and faded with wear to extremities; textblock clean; 1959 congratulations inscription by state president Bette Jane Muehlhausen to Colorado author and poet Inez Hunt; 77 pp. View more info

The Mwindo Epic: From the Banyanga (Congo Republic)

By: Biebuyck, Daniel (edited and Translated by); Mateene, Kahombo C. (and)

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Berkekley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1971

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: SB12547

ISBN: 052002049

Condition: Very Good


In English and Nyange Text. Former owner's inked name in small lettering in upper corner on half title page. Else textblock is clean and tight. Reading creases along spine on front and back cover, minimal wear to edges or corners, light folding at head of spine. 213pp., including index. View more info

The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter

By: Bierce, Ambrose (Adapted by); Translated from the German of Richard Voss by Gustav Adolf Danziger; Introduction by Maurice Valency

Price: $7.99

Publisher: NY, The Heritage Press: 1967

Seller ID: 11336

Condition: Near Fine


textblock and binding immaculate and tight; Slipcase minimally rubbed; 80p. a very nice copy, but lacking the "Sandglass". View more info

A Sunrise Brighter Still: The Visionary Novels of Frank Waters

By: Blackburn, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Athens OH, Swallow Press/Ohio University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB11236

ISBN: 0804009473

Condition: Near Fine


Author's inked signature on half title page. Dark yellow end pages, very clean and tight textblock. No remainder marks. Purple cloth spine, yellow paper boards, small stain along front upper edge, lightly bumped corners. Unclipped dust jacket, minor edge and corner wear. 171pp., including notes, bibliography, and index. View more info

Suddenly a Mortal Splendor: A Novel

By: Blackburn, Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas, Baskerville Publishers, Inc.: 1995

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB11237

ISBN: 1880909235

Condition: Very Good+


Author's inked signature on half title page. Textblock immaculate and tight, no remainder marks. Black paper boards, light bumping to head and foot of spine, lightly bumped corners. Unclipped dust jacket, light wear to the edges, tear on front bottom edge, creasing/rubbing to corners. 309pp. View more info

Writers' Forum: Frank Waters Issue, Vol. 11, Fall 1985

By: Blackburn, Alexander, Victoria McCabe, Craig Lesley & Bret Lott (eds.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Colorado Springs, The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09543

ISBN: 0960299254

Condition: Very Good


Book block clean and tight. Light wear to wraps. View more info

The Interior Country: Stories of the Modern West

By: Blackburn, Alexander; Lesley, Craig; Landen, Jill (Editors)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Athens, OH, Swallow Press/Ohio University Press: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: EW4583

ISBN: 0804008876

Condition: Very Good


Half title page signed by editor Alexander Blackburn; Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed. 333p. View more info