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  • Ghastly Beyond Belief : The Science Fiction and Fantasy Book of Quotations

    By Neil Gaiman

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941211
    • Publisher: Arrow Books
    • Published: 1985
    (London). (1985). 12mo. 1st edition of Gaiman's 2nd book, SIGNED by Gaiman in the year of publication. Additionally SIGNED by Newman at a later date. Slight shelfwear to wrappers, with faint creasing to spine. Toning to margins of leaves. VG in wrappers.
  • The Tokaido Fifty Three Stations

    By Hiroshige

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941112
    • Publisher: n.p.
    • Published: n.d.
    Oblong 12mo. Accordion binding. No publisher stated, but resembles the edition published by Unso-do circa 1960. Text in Japanese and English. Textured paper with color print tipped to each page. Cloth covers with paper title plate to front, housed in dark blue cloth chemise with bone closures and matching title plate. Final page separating slightly from endpaper along fore-edge, causing mild creasing. Some fading and staining to chemise, with rubbing to corners. NF in VG chemise.
  • Augie Wren's Christmas Story

    By Paul Auster

    Our Price: $350.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941242
    • Publisher: William Drenttel
    • Published: 1990
    LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, one of 50 copies bound in goatskin and SIGNED by the author on the limitation page. This copy additionally SIGNED on the title page. Mild bowing to boards. NF in NF marbled paper-covered slipcase.
  • The Loathsome Couple

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941228
    • Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company
    • Published: 1977
    (1977). 8vo. 1st trade edition. SIGNED by Gorey. Slight soiling to boards. Glue-burn to endpapers. Some soiling to d.j. and verso of d.j. Toning to d.j. spine and margins. VG/VG.
  • The Novels of Jane Austen (10 Volumes)

    By Jane Austen

    Our Price: $500.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941396
    • Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.
    • Published: 1901
    Ten Volumes. (1901). Small 8vo. Pale green cloth decorated in dark green and gilt. Top edge gilt. Slight darkening to spines with bumping to spine ends. Minor rippling to spines of a few columes. Mild soiling to cloth overall. Toning to leaves, with some foxing to endpapers. Bookplate to front paste-down of each volume. Silk place markers broken on some volumes. VG. THE SET:
  • Iberia: Spanish Travels And Reflections

    By James Michener

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941099
    • Publisher: Random House
    8vo. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, one of 500 copies. SIGNED by Michener. This copy 'out of series'. Mild toning to edges of covers and to d.j. Very short closed tear to head of spine of d.j. Mild fading with some toning to edges of slipcase and paper tilte label; one minute nick to an edge of panel at open end. Bright copy. NF/NF in VG slipcase.
  • Shakespeare's Comedy of the Tempest

    By Edmund Dulac

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781299651968
    • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
    • Published: n.d.
    [c.1908]. Large 8vo. 1st American edition. Minor bowing to boards. Splotchy fading to spine, with minor staining to front joint. A few very small holes in cloth at joints. Light bumping to spine ends, with small closed tear to cloth at head. Previous owner's brief Christmas gift inscription to top of front free endpaper, dated 1911. Minor toning to leaves, with occasional very slight foxing. VG.
  • Wodehouse on Golf

    By P.G. Wodehouse

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941129
    • Publisher: Doubleday Doran and Company
    • Published: 1940
    8vo. 1st edition. Green cloth. CHipping and fraying to spine ends and corners. Minor soiling to boards overall. Leaves Somewhat toned. Lacking dust jacket. VG/--.
  • Look It's Thomas Woodruff's Freak Parade

    By Thomas Woodruff

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941471
    • Publisher: Hardy Marks Publications
    (2006). 4to. 1st simultaneous wrappered edition, INSCRIBED by the artist. Several ink spots from inscription on front wrapper verso. Slight shelf wear and creasing to wrappers. VG in wrappers.
  • Facing the Music

    By Paul Auster

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941150
    • Publisher: Station Hill
    • Published: 1980
    (Barrytown, NY). (1980). Slim 8vo. LIMITED to 1000 copies. Faint toning and soiling to wrappers. Minor bumping to head to spine. Previous owner's name inked to upper corner of front endpaper. VG in wrappers.
  • Anselm Kiefer : Next Year in Jerusalem

    By Anselm Kiefer

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941501
    • Publisher: Gagosian Gallery
    (2010). Folio. Lacking printed acetate d.j. Touch of soiling to spine ends. VG/--.
  • Red Mars

    By Kim Stanley Robinson

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941426
    • Publisher: HarperCollins
    • Published: 1992
    (London). (1992). 8vo. 1st edition. Light bumping to margin of front board. General shelfwear to d.j. VG/VG.
  • Helmut Newton's Illustrated, Number 2.

    By Helmut Newton

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941464
    • Publisher: Schirmer / Mosel
    • Published: 1987
    (West-Berlin). (Schirmer / Mosel). (1987). Folio. Minor soiling with shelfwear to wrappers. VG in wrappers.
  • The Best of Myles

    By Flann O'Brien

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941280
    • Publisher: Walker and Company
    • Published: 1968
    (1968). 8vo. 1st American edition. Bumping to spine ends and fore-edges. P.o. name to f.f.e.p. Toning to d.j. spine with chipping to head. VG/VG.
  • On the Road

    By Jack Kerouac

    Our Price: $900.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941440
    • Publisher: Viking Press
    • Published: 1957
    8vo. 1st edition. Cloth rubbed through at spine ends and corners. Staining to lower front board, also affecting dust jacket. Toning to leaves. D.j. nearly split along folds, with extensive chipping to edges and several other tears and creases. Toning to d.j. spine and rear panel. VG/Good.
  • First Love, Last Rites

    By Ian McEwan

    Our Price: $400.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940771
    • Publisher: Johnathan Cape
    • Published: 1975
    (1975). 8vo. 1st edition of author's first book. SIGNED by McEwan. Minor bump to foot of spine. Slightest rubbing to edges of mildly rubbed and price clipped dj. NF/VG.
  • Alice's Adventures Under Ground

    By Lewis Carroll

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940795
    • Publisher: Cottage Classics
    • Published: 2000
    (2000). 8vo. SIGNED LIMITED 1st edition, One of 250. SIGNED by Deitch. NF/NF.
  • Put a Lid On It

    By Donald E. Eastlake

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940917
    • Publisher: Mysterious Press
    • Published: 2002
    (2002). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. Mild toning to leaves. VG/VG.
  • They Do Meet Cross - Trails of American Physicians and Chinese People

    By Bertha L. Selmon MD

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940870
    • Publisher: Froben Press
    • Published: 1942
    8vo. 1st edition. Light wear to fore corners of boards. Some toning to leaves. VG.
  • Danger on Peaks

    By Gary Snyder

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940740
    • Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard
    • Published: 2004
    (2004). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Snyder. Slightest rubbing to spine ends. Minor soiling to rear board. VG/NF.
  • The Kennedy Tapes / Inside The White House During The Cuban Missile Crisis

    By Ernest R. May

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940269
    • Publisher: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
    • Published: 1997
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by editor, Ernest R. May. Negligible edgewear to d.j. NF/NF.
  • Eight Little Piggies: Relfections in Natural History

    By Stephen Jay Gould

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940368
    • Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED. Negligible edgewear to d.j., hint of fading to spine. NF/NF.
  • Alfa Romeo Catalogue 1910-1982

    By Paolo Altieri

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940511
    • Publisher: Automobilia
    2 volumes. 4to. Text in Italian. Mild fading to edges of covers. Hint of fading to spines of d.j.s. Rubbing to panels of slipcase, some white paint residue. VG/VG in VG slipcase.
  • Bad News

    By Donald E. Westlake

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940887
    • Publisher: Mysterious Press
    • Published: 2001
    (2001). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. Minor toning to leaves. Light wear to d.j. VG/VG.
  • XXe Siecle No. 41, Decembre 1973 : Panorama 73**

    By G. di San Lazzaro

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111941006
    • Publisher: XXe Siecle
    • Published: 1973
    4to. With 2 original lithographs. Text in French. Minor bumping and wear to edges of lightly rubbed boards. Spine shaken, with delamination to rear joint. Some chipping to bottom of front joint. Faint toning to margins of leaves. VG.
  • The Fugitive Pigeon

    By Donald E. Westlake

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111939072
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1965
    (1965). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. Mild wear and fading to top of boards. Light staining to front pastedown. Wear to head and tail of spine. Wear to d.j. with mild chipping to spine ends. D.j. price clipped. VG/VG.
  • XXe Siecle No. 40, Juin 1973 : Panorama 73*

    By G. di San Lazzaro

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940696
    • Publisher: XXe Siecle
    • Published: 1973
    4to. This volume only. With original lithographs by Johns, Motherwell, Marini and Friedlaender. Text in French. Minor rubbing and edgewear to boards. Slight fading to margins of rear board, with small nick to bottom edge. Tiny splits to ends of front joint. Faint toning to margins of leaves.VG.
  • Richard Hambleton New York

    By Richard Hambleton

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940924
    • Publisher: ArtReview
    • Published: 2010
    Thin 4to. A little wear to extremeties of wrappers and edges of text block. Occasional smudging to leaves. VG in wrappers.
  • Presumed Innocent

    By Scott Turow

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940610
    • Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
    • Published: 1987
    (1987). 1st edition. SIGNED by Turow. Bumping to board edges. Slight rubbing to foot of spine. Minor toning to edges of leaves. Light edgewear to mildly toned and rubbed dj. VG/VG.
  • XXe Siecle No. 33, Decembre 1969 : Panorama 69** (Nouvelle Serie - XXXIe Annee)

    By G. di San Lazzaro

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111940948
    • Publisher: XXe Siecle
    • Published: 1969
    4to. This volume only. With original lithographs by Esteve and Capogrossi. Light rubbing and edgewear to boards. Faint fading to margins of leaves. Tiny tear to head of spine. Slight toning to margins of leaves. VG.

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