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Little Wilson & Big God: Being the First Part of the Confessions

By: Burgess, Anthony

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1987

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB10978

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality. Decorative end pages, The Franklin Library typed letter laid in. exceptionally clean and tight. All edges gilt. Green leather, gilt stamped decoration on covers and spine, 3 raised bands. 460pp., including index. View more info

A Clockwork Orange

By: Burgess, Anthony

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton & Company: 1986

Seller ID: AC1326

ISBN: 0393312836

Condition: Very Good


Pen markings and marginalia throughout book, else very clean and tight textblock. 192p. View more info

Nights in London

By: Burke, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB10300

Condition: Good+


Age toned pages, light age and reading wear, else textblock is clean and tight. Frayed spine extremities, with some loss at the head; Worn corners, light to moderate edge wear, character soiled; Lacks original paper dust jacket, now protected by clear, five-mil mylar; 410p. View more info

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $69.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1895

Seller ID: SJ8603

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library stamp on 2nd ffep, otherwise clean and tight. Dents and moderate wear to binding, with slight fraying to extremities of spine. Gutters sound. Bright gilt illustration on front cover. 209pp. View more info

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan: Vol. 1, No. 122, January - February 1961

By: Burrough, Edgar Rice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Dell Publishing Co., Inc.: 1961

Seller ID: SB1702

Condition: Very Good+


Great copy! Gift quality. Clean and tight. Lightly creased corners. Colors are still bright. View more info

Hunting the Wow

By: Butler, Ellis Parker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Robert M. McBride & Co.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB7243

Condition: Good


Retired New Haven Public Library copy, moderately stamped rear end paper, rear pocket, stamped title and usual penciled markings. Library taped front gutter. All edges are a bit age-toned, else the textblock is clean and tight. Minimal shelf wear to the plain library re-bound buckram binding. 205p. View more info

Passions of the Mind: Selected Writings

By: Byatt, A. S.

Price: $6.99

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1992

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 13801

ISBN: 0679405119

Condition: Very Good+


Text block tight in lightly worn binding. Marginalia on approximately a dozen pages. Bottom front cover stained. 332 pp. w/index. View more info

Messer Marco Polo

By: Byrne, Donn

Price: $7.76

Publisher: NY, The Century Co.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ3948

Condition: Very Good+


nicely illustrated owner's bookplate on fep; old newspaper articles glued to the rear end papers announce the demise of the author in an automobile accident in County Cork, Ireland; edge chip on p. 3, otherwise textblock is clean and tight. binding very clean and lightly shelf worn; no dust jacket; 147pp. View more info

Messer Marco Polo (Modern Library No. 43)

By: Byrne, Donn

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Modern Library: 1942

Edition: First Modern Library Edition

Seller ID: EW4970

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription on gray-pattern front free end papers. Textblock very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed. Sun-faded dust jacket, in mylar, very edge and corner worn and chipped; 147p. View more info

Death Orchids and Other Bizarre Tales

By: Calder, Ellery Watson; Weinberg, Robert (ed.)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Chicago, Robert Weinberg: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: PC190

Condition: Near Fine


Other short stories include: "The Monster Wants More than a Mate," by Brent North; "Betrothal of the Thing," by Gabriel Wilson; "Bride for the Half-Dead," by Charles Marquis Warren; "Doomsday Fate," by Jeffry Strictland; " Beautiful as Death," by William B. Rainey; "Mesa of Madness," by Robert Leslie Bellem; View more info

Frame and Focus: An Anthology for Investigative Reading

By: Caluori, Bettina & Randall Spinks (eds.)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Pearson Custom Publishing: 2001

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 20597

ISBN: 0536630607

Condition: Very Good


Former college library book, but lightly marked as such. Text block clean and tight in lightly edge-worn binding. 402 pp. View more info

City Ballads

By: Carleton, Will

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1885

Seller ID: SB299

Condition: Very Good


gift inscription from Christmas 1892, on second ffep; original medium brown end papers are intact and unbroken at the gutters, though buckled slightly along the front gutter; textblock clean and tight; binding solid, with slight fading and moderate wear at the corners and spine extremities; characteristic bevel edged boards, overall clean with surface scratches and a few spots; 180p. View more info

Farm Festivals

By: Carleton, Willl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1881

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: CJR0000046

Condition: Good


End papers beginning to separate at the front gutter, else very clean and tight; Ink gift inscription from Christmas 2887 on seconf ffep; Spine extremities frayed and worn, beveled boards, worn and bumped at the corners and lightly along the edges; 167p., plus six pages of ads. View more info

Sartor Resartus on Heroes and Hero Worship

By: Carlyle, Thomas; Introduction by W. H. Hudson

Price: $7.25

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1965

Edition: Everyman's Library Edition

Seller ID: SJ1133

Condition: Very Good


light underlining and marginalia in blue ink on pages 122-149, 314 and 315; bookplate on fep, ink signature on ffep; textblock overall clean and tight; binding has bumped corners, light wear along spine, and is lightly rubbed. 474pp; including index. View more info

Captain Courtesy

By: Carpenter, Edward Childs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs & Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11758

Condition: Good+


Ex-library copy (Union Printers Home). Usual stamps, stickers, labels, and markings. Bubbled or creased end pages. Else textblock is clean and tight, illustrated end pages. All page edges are remainder marked. Blueish purple cloth binding, gilt and white stamped illustration on front cover, lightly rubbed or bumped corners and spine, remainder marked spine and library label and glue stain on spine, light shelf soiling to covers. 299pp. View more info

The Pirate's Knife

By: Carr, Brownell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Hague, The Servire Press: 1935

Edition: Private Edition/Second Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SAS2382

Condition: Very Good


Binding clean but rubbed, with a bit of edge-wear; textblock clean; 58 pp. View more info

Sylvie and Bruno Concluded

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $70.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan and Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ7244

Condition: Very Good+


owner's ink signature and date on second front free end paper; top edge is worn and faded gilt; custom-bound by Whitman Bennett, NY, in full levant, crushed morocco leather binding, plain double-ruled borders, with elaborate, gilt, floral dentelle turn-ins on both front and rear boards; spine decorated and titled in gilt, with five raised bands; textblock a little aged, but overall very clean and tight. binding lightly edge and corner worn. 423p., including index, plus ads. View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $5.95

Publisher: N Y, Signet Classics: 2000

Edition: 14th Printing

Seller ID: AC1337

ISBN: 0451527747

Condition: Fine


Very clean and tight textblock, minimal edge rubbing. 239p. View more info

Crossing The Field

By: Carson, Robert; Introduction By Leslie A. McRill (Poet Laureate of Oklahoma)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Guthrie, OK, Carey Printing Co: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: DC1353

Condition: Near Fine


former owner's ink signature along top margin of ffep, else immaculate and tight in lightly shelf-rubbed binding; the introduction by Oklahoma's Poet Laureate Leslie McRill gives this volume high praise. 71pp. View more info

Not Honour More

By: Cary, Joyce

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: SJ5531

Condition: Very Good+


223pp. Light pencil mark on fep, otherwise textblock is clean, binding is lightly edge worn. lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket. View more info