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HERE'S RICHNESS! An Anthology of and By ...

By: Agate, James;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap.: 1942

Edition: First Edition,

Seller ID: LT 2333

Condition: Good

pp., 271, scattered foxing throughout, edges foxed, ink initial on frint end-paper, light edge wear, very slight spine fade, dust jacket has edge chips, tears with small losses,and over all light soil, spine of dust jacket faded, View more info


By: Allan, Robert

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Glasgow, David Robertson; Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, Simpkin, Marshall and Co.. London: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2235

Condition: Poor

pp., xii, 217, [8] , disbound, orig cloth is soiled, corners bumped tears at spine ends, end papers missing and possibly half-title? , needs rebinding. Robert Allan , [1774-1841], Scottish weaver poet of Kilbarchan. His poems first appeared in a collection of Scottish poets in 1820. He emigrated to America in 1841, caught a chill while at sea and died on the 7 th day of June 1841 but six days after arriving in New York View more info


By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hutchinson & Co.,: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260

ISBN: 0 09 156240 6

Condition: Fine

red cloth, 255, (1) pp., in kylar protective d.j. View more info


By: Amis,Kingsley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1979

Edition: First U S Edition,

Seller ID: 123186

ISBN: 0 670 40471 3

Condition: Fine

two-tone cloth, 276 pages, very light soil to d.j. d.j. is NOT price-clipped, a clean, bright copy in mylar protective jacket. Is sex,specifically the female one, really worth it? What Jake finds out about himself after a lifetime of lechery, and about women, in general and in shattering particular, makes for an incisively hilarious and disturbingly true novel. View more info

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THE TOKEN OF FRIENDSHIP : an offering for all seasons : illustrated..

By: Anonymous

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Phillips, Sampson & Company: 1855

Seller ID: 112555824

Condition: Very Good

bound in black morocco blocked in gold and blind, 276 pages, a.e.g., [6] leaves of plates : (plates are engraved by W. H. Mote, J. Cochran, J. T. Willmore after R. T. Bott, J. P. Drew and D. Roberts.) illustrations (some color), p. 164 misnumbered "65" and p. 194 misnumbered "94", .t..p. preceded by 2 col. presentation plates (by W.C. Sharp. lithographer, Boston) some wear at edges, small area of damage at lower back cover, (leather pull), toning and som... View more info



By: Armstrong Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Collins: 1948

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 1123782

Condition: Very Good

cloth, 928 pages, ex priv. library w/bookplate inside front cover, edge chips to d.j. with some small losses, spine of d.j. toned,d.j is NOT price-clipped, in protective mylar jacket, ...a young Lancashire man invents a new way of processing cotton..on the verge of prospering from his discovery the young man is forced to choose sides in the US Civil War..does he support his cotton suppliers the South or the North...champions of freedom...The Federal Government imposed a ... View more info



By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pa., The Franklin Library: 1977

Seller ID: 1125534

Condition: Very Good

643 pages,,bound in full blue leather with blind-stamped, gilt decorated covers, gilt dec. spine, 2 raised bands, moire endpapers, silk page marker, a.e.g., port. frontis., illustrated, illustrations by Ben F.Stahl. A volume in "The 100 Greatest Books of All Time" series. "Notes from the editors" published as suppl. (22 p.) tipped-in.,, CONTENTS: A scandal in Bohemia -- The red-headed league -- A case of identity -- The Boscombe Valley mystery -- The man with the twist... View more info

SANINE, A Russian Love Novel,

By: Artzibashev, Michael;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hartsdale House: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2611

Condition: Very Good

dec cloth, pp.,328, illustrated, frontis., full page plates and text illustrations by Camroan Wright, translated into English by Percy Pinkerton, ex private library with bookplate inside front cover, piece missing from d.j. at top of spine spine of d.j. soiled, small chips and tears to d.j. edges. ..incestuous,a nd written with an eye to commerce.On the other hand, it was revolutionary and a political bombshell made to order for a revolutionary party. [from the d.j] View more info


By: Atwood, Margaret;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart,: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LT 2323

ISBN: 0 7710 0812 0

Condition: Very Good

pp., 301, very minor wear to edges of book and d.j. else a v.g. copy View more info


By: Aubert, O.L.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Kerangwenn, Brittany, France, Coop Breizh: 2000

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 123151

ISBN: 2 909924 15 7

Condition: Fine

pict paper wraps, v, 178, (2), 10 full page b & w illustrations, Introduced by Ch,Le Goffic,Illustrations by E.Daube View more info


By: Auerbach, Berthold

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Stuttgart and Augsburg, J.G. Cotta: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123425

Condition: Very Good

bound in red buckram, gilt spine, pp.,255, (2) adverts,some scattered light foxing, small damage to lower edge of front cover near foreedge, else a tight, sound copy View more info


By: Aw, Tash

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Fourth Estate Ltd: 2005

Edition: First U K Edition

Seller ID: 122792

ISBN: 000718204x

Condition: Fine

orange cloth, 362, new, first UK edition, first impression in mylar protective d.j. Long-listed for the 2005 Man Booker prize, " Tash Aw's extraordinary first novel , juxtaposes three accounts of a crucial and haunting episode in the history of a Malayasian Chinese family." (from the dust jacket. View more info

DIGGING FOR GOLD Or Adventures in California

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet...:

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: Author Signature Laid-in

Seller ID: 12268

Condition: Very Good

124, 32 pp catalogue, illustrated, frontis. by Matt. B. Hewerdine, 2 full page b & w plates, author signature from letter, laid-in, six line ink inscription on front free endpaper, (given as a birthday present, not associated with author sig.) front hinge cracked, damage to center page of one of the adverts at rear with some loss of text, creasing to last 7 pp of text and one pp of adverts., light wear at edges, corners, light wear at spine ends, some cover soil. View more info

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RED ROONEY Or The Last of the Crew

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet & Co.: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2651

Condition: Very Good

Red, pict. cloth, cover & spine, pp., vi, 442, 24 pp of pub's adverts, illustrated, frontis., pict half-title, 4 full page plates from woodcuts, beveled baords, light spine fade, wear at corners, light wear at edges, small tears in spine ends, hinge paper cracked but hinges are firm, 3 line ink inscription on reverse of half title dated Christmas 1886, minor soil to some text pages, a firm bright copy. A story set in the Canadian Arctic north of Baffin Island View more info



By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1977

Seller ID: 1124814

Condition: Fine

bound in green full leather, gilt dec. cover and spine, 387 pages, illustrated, 5 raised bands, moire endpapers, all edges gilt, silk page marker, as new, unread, A volume in the series, '100 greatest books of all time.' A limited edition. 'Notes from the editors' 22 p., included, Size: 8 Vo., View more info



By: Barker LAura Cooke

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Wausau, Wisc, Philosopher Press: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124884

Condition: Very Good

gilt dec.purple cloth, 70 pages,deckle edges,dec.title page in 3 colors, (design of cover and title page by Agnes Bassett) some scattered foxing,some uneven fading to coves, spine faded, Laura Elizabeth Cooke was the daughter of Pittt Cooke and Mary Townsend Cooke . (Pitt Cooke was the brother of Jay Cooke, the Civil War financier.) She wrote several books . Her first book was entitled A Strange Experiment, (1897) was also published by the Philosophers Press of Wiscons... View more info

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CLEAR : A Transparent Novel.... First Edition

By: Barker, Nicola

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, 4th Estate: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124067

ISBN: 000719241X

Condition: FINE

cloth, dust jacket, 346 pages, fine edition, first printing, d.j is NOT price-clipped, Set during the 44 days in Fall 2003 that the American illusionist David Blaine spent without food suspended over the Thames in a clear plastic box. The narrator is a young man called Adair MacKenny, who works in the London Assembly building and consequently finds his path to and from work impeded by Blaine lovers and haters. Even those who never make the journey down to Tower Bridge ... View more info

THE LOYALIST; A Story of the American Revolution,

By: Barrett, James Francis Rev.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, P.J. Kenedy & Sons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122784

Condition: Very Good

(1920), green cloth, gilt spine, 388 pages, d.j. is price clipped, bottom 2 inches of spine of d.j missing, spine of d.j. toned. The author's first novel. Barrett was a Catholic priest and in this novel he stresses the fact that the United States had a guide in the Catholic Church. Barrett was pastor of the Immaculate Conception Church in Hartford. He died in 1934 View more info

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CITY OF BOHANE; (signed)

By: Barry, Kevin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1124963

ISBN: 0224090577

Condition: Fine

pict. paper wraps, 277 pages, first edition," No. line begining 1" signed in ink on title by author. author's first novel. Shortlisted for Costa First Novel Award 2011, "Forty years in the future. The once-great city of Bohane on the west coast of Ireland is on its knees, infested by vice and split along tribal lines. There are the posh parts of town, but it is in the slums and backstreets of Smoketown, the tower blocks of the North Rises and the eerie bogs o... View more info



By: Bartholomew, A.T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, J. Cape,: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LT 2165

Condition: Very Good

cloth, 414 pages, black cloth, paper spine label, half-tone frontispiece of Butler, index, ink initial on front end-paper, very light spine fade, light bumps to lower corners, View more info