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  • A History Of Inventions, Discoveries, And Origins

    By John Beckman

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965200
    • Publisher: Henry G. Bohn
    • Published: 1846
    8vo. Volume one only. Light wera to spine ends and extremeties of covers. Toning, occasional staining to leaves. VG.
  • Home Thoughts

    By Tim Parks

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965583
    • Publisher: Collins
    • Published: 1987
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. Light edgewear to boards. Mild dustsoiling to top edge of leaves. Minor edgewear to dust jacket, with small closed tear to top edge of rear panel. Minor fading to dust jacket spine. VG/VG.
  • The Sweet Smell Of Psychosis

    By Will Self

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965651
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury
    • Published: 1996
    (1996). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Self. Previous bookseller's magnetic strip at rear pastedown. NF.
  • First Light

    By Charles Baxter

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965613
    • Publisher: Viking
    • Published: 1987
    (New York). (1987). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. Light edgewear to boards. Slight rubbing to dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • Set This House on Fire

    By William Styron

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965767
    • Publisher: Random House
    (1960). 8vo. Later printing. SIGNED by the author. Slight edgewear to boards. Foxing to edges of leaves, with minor dampstaining to top stain affecting top margin of last few leaves. Previous owner's name to f.f.e.p. Minor rubbing and soiling to dust jacket, with light chipping to edges. VG/VG.
  • Searching for Caleb

    By Anne Tyler

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399775717
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 1976
    8vo. 1st edition. Light edgewear to boards. Toning and soiling to dust jacket, with nick to middle of front joint. Chipping and tearing to dust jacket edges. VG/VG.
  • Oliver Wiswell

    By Kenneth Roberts

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111966023
    • Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
    • Published: 1940
    2 volumes. 8vo. LIMITED SIGNED 1st edition., one of 1,050 copies. SIGNED by Roberts. Some darkening to spines. Heavy dampstain to volume one, effecting Half title to title page; frontis detaching. Slipcase stained and split, top panel detched. VG in Good slipcase. The SET:
  • Psycho House

    By Robert Bloch

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111966092
    • Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
    • Published: 1990
    (1990). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Bloch to laid in book plate. Minor bumping to spine ends. Slight edgewear to mildly rubbed and moderately toned d.j. VG/VG.
  • The Boarding-House

    By William Trevor

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965477
    • Publisher: Viking Press
    (1965). 8vo. 1st edition. Gentle bowing to boards. Fraying to head of spine. Previous owner's name to f.f.e.p. Minor chipping and tearing to edges of toned dust jacket, with 1' tear to bottom edge of front flap. VG/VG.
  • Home Thoughts

    By Tim Parks

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965484
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    (1987). 8vo. 1st American edition. SIGNED by the author. Minor fading and wear to edges of boards. Light edgewear to dust jacket, with mild fading to spine. VG/VG.
  • Report Of The Cruise Of The Revenue Marine Steamer Corwin In The Arctic Ocean In The Year 1884

    By Capt. M.A. Healy

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965354
    • Publisher: Government Printing Office
    • Published: 1889
    4to. Some fading and staining to cloth, wear to extremeties of covers; top rear backstrip glued to spine; binding intact. Toning to leaves. VG.
  • Visionaire #49: Decades

    By Stephen Gan

    Our Price: $105.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965224
    • Publisher: Visionaire Publishing
    Folio. One of 4000 copies. Loose signatures in silver clamshell case. Minor rubbing shallow scratches and impressions to calmshell case. NF in NF clamshell case.
  • Japan Described And Illustrated By The Japanese Written By Eminent Japaneses Authorities and Scholars: Volume X

    By Captain F.

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965552
    • Publisher: J B Millet Company
    Folio. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION. Volume X only. Ex-libris copy with associated bookplate and markings. Some wear to extremeties of covers, wear to fabric over heavy board. VG.
  • Quantity Theory of Insanity

    By Will Self

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965620
    • Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
    8vo. 1st American edition. Negligible rubbing to d.j. SIGNED. NF/NF.
  • Shutter Island

    By Dennis Lehane

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965699
    • Publisher: William Morrow
    8vo. 1st edition. Signed. NF/NF.
  • Betty

    By Georges Simenon

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965774
    • Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
    (1975). 8vo. 1st edition. Minor rubbing to dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • A Matter Of Conviction

    By Evan Hunter

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965729
    • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
    • Published: 1959
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED. Toning to edgs of covers. Darkening to leaves. Edgewear, tears, creases, small chips to d.j. VG/VG.
  • Bookplates In Japan

    By Shozo Saito

    Our Price: $500.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111966108
    • Publisher: Meiji-Shobo
    Square 8vo. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, one of 300 copies. Tie-wrappered text containing preface and index; and 50 loose leaves with tipped-in bookplates housed in foldover portfolio. A couple of small stains and two minute punctures (to top layer only of paper over board) to front panel of portfolio. several splits (the largest about an inch in length) to joints of portfolio. NF plates and NF wrappers In VG portfolio.
  • Mi Mundo Adorado

    By Sonia Sotomayor

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965781
    • Publisher: Vintage Espanol
    (2013). 8vo. Later printing. SIGNED by Sotomayor. Text in Spanish. Light edgewear to boards and dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • Burning

    By Diane Johnson

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399556279
    • Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc
    • Published: 1971
    (1971). 8vo. 1st edition. Slight yellowing to endpapers and leaves with minor dust soiling to leaf edges. Two moderately toned dust jackets with minor chipping and small associated tears to edges. Fading to spine of outer d.j. VG/VG.
  • Tales Told By The Gander

    By Charles A. Federer

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965293
    • Publisher: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc.
    8vo. Some edgewear to covers, scrapes to pictorial paste on at front board. Toning, occasional stains to leaves. VG.
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    By Milan Kundera

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965279
    • Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers
    8vo. 1st American edition. Slight lean to spine, negligible edgewear to d.j. NF/NF.
  • The Secret Archives Of Boucheron

    By Vincent Meylan

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965361
    • Publisher: Antique Collectorss' Club
    (Woodbridge, Suffolk). 4to. Light bumping to top edge of front board. Minor scratches and impressions to d.j. NF/NF.
  • Family Planning

    By Tim Parks

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781199772817
    • Publisher: Grove Weidenfeld
    (1989). 8vo 1st American edition. 8vo. SIGNED by the author. Minor edgewear to boards. Light rubbing to dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • A Philosophical Dictionary

    By Francois-Marie Arouet Voltaire

    Our Price: $200.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965408
    • Publisher: J. and H. L. Hunt
    • Published: 1824
    6 volumes. 8vo. Half leather. Darkening to leather, especially spines, some rubbing and wear to extremeties of covers. Bookplate at front pastedowns. Some foxing to leaves. VG. The SET:
  • Through the Safety Net

    By Charles Baxter

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781299953338
    • Publisher: Viking
    (New York). (1985). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Baxter. Light edgewear to boards and dust jacket. Sticker shadow to front panel of dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • Japan Described And Illustrated By Eminent Japaneses Authorities and Scholars: Volume IX

    By Captain F. Brinkley

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965545
    • Publisher: J B Millet Company
    Folio. LIMITED EDITION, one of 750 copies. Volume IX only. Ex-libris copy with associated bookplate and markings. Some wear to extremties of covers; wear to fabric over heavy boards. Some toning to leaves. VG.
  • Past All Dishonor

    By James M. Cain

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965521
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 1946
    8vo. 1st edition. Dampstaining to spine, affecting boards. Tiny hole to front joint. Foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's inscription to f.f.e.p. Rubbing and minor dampstaining to price-clipped dust jacket, with light chipping and tearing to edges. VG/VG.
  • They're Playing Our Song : A New Musical Comedy

    By Neil Simon

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111965989
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1980
    (1980). 8vo. 1st edition. Slightest bumping and fading to board and spine edges. Miniscule abrasion to rear endpapers. Minor bumping to edges of lightly toned and soiled d.j. with a small tear to head of rear panel. VG/VG.
  • The Complete Quincy Jones My Journey & Passioan

    By Quincy Jones

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111966139
    • Publisher: Insight Editions
    4to. 2nd printing. INSCRIBED at length by Jones. NF/NF.

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