Rare Books

Rare Books

View:

  • Uncle Shelby's ABZ Book : A Primer for Tender Young Minds

    By Shel Silverstein

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199932
    • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
    • Published: 1961
    4to. 1st edition. Toning and staining with some creasing to wrappers. VG in wrappers.
  • Gunn's Golden Rules: Life's Little Lessons for Making It Work

    By Tim Gunn

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199871
    • Publisher: Gallery Books
    • Published: 2010
    (2010). 1st edition. INSCRIBED by author to Bette Midler on half title page. Gentle bumping to extremities and textblock. Minor edgewear, creasing and light rubbing to d.j. VG/VG.
  • Frozen Moment

    By Camilla Ceder

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199864
    • Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson
    • Published: 2010
    (2010). 8vo. 1st English edition. SIGNED by the author in year of publication. Very slight bumping to spine. Glue burn to hinges. VG/NF.
  • The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories

    By Ernest Hemingway

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199949
    • Publisher: Jonathan Cape
    • Published: 1939
    (1939). 8vo. 1st English edition. Lacking d.j. Tanning to spine cloth and board margins. Minor chipping to spine ends with three inch crack to cloth at bottom front joint. Small bookseller ticket affixed to f.p.d. Lightly toned leaves. VG/--.
  • Memphis : Research, Experiences, Results, Failures and Successes of New Design

    By Barbara Radice

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199963
    • Publisher: Rizzoli
    • Published: 1984
    (New York). (1984). 4to. Light fading to margins of boards with bump to head of spine. Some bowing to rear board. Partial toning and edgewear to d.j. Minute dampstain to tail of d.j. affecting verso. VG/VG.
  • Felix Gonzalez-Torres Catalogue Raisonne

    By Felix Gonzalez-Torres

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112200034
    • Publisher: Sprengel Museum
    • Published: 1997
    (1997). 4to. Text in German. Faint toning to margin of leaves. NF.
  • Shocking Life

    By Elsa Schiaparelli

    Our Price: $225.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198829
    • Publisher: E. P. Dent and Company
    • Published: 1954
    8vo. 1st American edition. Negligible rubbing to edges of covers. Some toning to leaves. Rubbing to extremeties of d.j,, with minute chips to fore corners; very short tears, small chips to spine ends. Bright copy. VG/VG.
  • Maggie's American Dream : The Life and Times of a Black Family

    By James P. Comer

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198874
    • Publisher: New American Library
    • Published: 1988
    (1988). 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by the author. Bumping to edge of boards. Toning to leaves. Wear and soiling to d.j. Toning to verso. VG/VG.
  • The Snowman

    By Jo Nesbo

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198959
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 2011
    8vo. 1st American edition. SIGNED by the author. Bright clean copy. VG/VG.
  • The End of the World News

    By Anthony Burgess

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198935
    • Publisher: Hutchinson and Company
    • Published: 1982
    (1982). 1st edition. INSCRIBED by the author. Light bumping to spine ends. Toning to leaves. VG/VG.
  • Malcolm

    By James Purdy

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199178
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy
    • Published: 1959
    (1959). 8vo. 1st edition. Review slip laid-in. Light foxing to margins of boards and textblock. Slight edgewear to d.j. VG/VG.
  • The Heart Of The Question: The Writings And Paintings Of Howardena Pindell

    By Howardena Pindell

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199246
    • Publisher: Midmarch Arts Press
    Thin 8vo. Minor soiling to edges of text block; shallow scuffing to top edge of a few leaves. Bright copy. VG in wrappers.
  • History of Wolves

    By Emily Fridlund

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199208
    • Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
    • Published: 2017
    (2017). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED on tipped-in leaf and issued as Powell's 'Indiespensable' edition. Creasing to fore-corner of page 97. Slight soiling to slipcase. VG in VG slipcase.
  • Three Plays of Ancient Hawaii

    By Jean Charlot

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199024
    • Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
    • Published: 1963
    8vo. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Charlot. Some scraping to front wrappers, toning and staining to spine and rear wrapper. Small chip to head of spine at rear corner. Occasional foxing to leaves,; foxing and staining to edges of text block. VG in wrappers.
  • A Dog's Ransom

    By Patricia Highsmith

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198898
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: 1972
    8vo. 1st American edition. Wear to spine ends. Toning to leaves, especially edges. Wear and toning to d.j. VG/VG.
  • The House of Spirits

    By Isabel Allende

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198928
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: 1981
    8vo. 1st American edition. Slight bumping to spine ends. Mild toning to d.j. VG/VG.
  • Bad Monkey

    By Carl Hiassen

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198997
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Kjnopf
    • Published: 2013
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author on tipped in leaf. Light bumping to spine ends. Autographed Book sticker to front d.j. panel. VG/VG.
  • The American People : Volume 1 : Search For My Heart

    By Larry Krqamer

    Our Price: $90.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198805
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: 2015
    (2015). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author on f.f.e.p. Bright clean copy with only mild bumping to spine ends and slight wear to d.j. at corners. VG/VG.
  • The Old English Herbals

    By Eleanour Sinclair Rohde

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199130
    • Publisher: The Minerva Press
    • Published: 1972
    Small 4to. LIMITED NUMBERED reprint, one of 500 copies. Light edgewear to d.j. Bright copy. NF/VG.
  • Picasso Alberti La Ultima Tertulia

    By Pablo Picasso

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199154
    • Publisher: Aldeasa
    4to. Text in Spanish. Mild wear to edges of covers. VG.
  • Ghost of a Dance

    By Peter Duchin

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198942
    • Publisher: Random House
    8vo. INSCRIBED by Duchin. Later printing. Faint bumping to spine ends, slightly affecting d.j. Small tear to top forecorner of price-clipped d.j. VG/VG.
  • Hit Man

    By Lawrence Block

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198812
    • Publisher: William Morrow
    • Published: 1998
    (1998). 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by the author. Mild bumping to spine ends. Bumping to spine ends and edges of d.j. with a small tear at spine fold. VG/VG.
  • Arts of the Environment

    By Gyorgy Kepes

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198980
    • Publisher: George Braziller
    Square 8vo. (1972). Slight wear and bumping to edges of cloth. Faint creasing and toning to edges of d.j. Contents clean. VG/VG.
  • Alice in Bed

    By Susan Sontag

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199277
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux
    • Published: 1993
    (1993). Small 8vo. 1st edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by Sontag. General edgewear with some toning to d.j. affecting verso. VG/VG.
  • Line Of Light And Shadow The Drawings Of Federico Garcia Lorca

    By Federico Garcia Lorca

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199031
    • Publisher: Tabapress Groupo Tabacalera
    Square 4to. Toning to wrappers, minor soiling, a couple short tears, light rubbing to edges. Toning to leaves. Toning, soiling, rubbing, a couple short tears to d.j.; a couple small scrapes to soiled spine. VG/VG.
  • Just Lucky I Guess

    By Carol Channing

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198850
    • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
    • Published: 2002
    (2002). 8vo. 1st edition. Signed by the author. Light bumping to spine ends. Mildest of toning to d.j. VG/VG.
  • Eragon : Inheritance Book One

    By Christopher Paolini

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112198911
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: 2003
    (2003). 8vo. 1st trade edition. SIGNED by the author in year of publication. Bright clean copy. VG/VG.
  • Our Calligraphic Heritage The Geyer Studio Writing Book

    By Ismar David

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112199185
    • Publisher: Geyer Studio
    Oblong 8vo. Wrappered volume and loose plates housed in cardstock portfolio and clamshell case with snaps. Minor creases to folds of cardstock portfolio. MIld soiling to cloth of clamshell case, light rubbing to edges. NF in wrappers, NF plates, VG cardstock portfolio and VG clamshell case. .
  • A History of Lettering Creative Experiment And Letter Identity

    By Nicolete Gray

    Our Price: $22.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112197709
    • Publisher: David R. Godine
    • Published: 1986
    8vo. Rubbing to bottom edges of boards. Previous owners' name inked twice to f.f.e.p. Negligible rubbing to edges of d.j. VG/VG.
  • The New Spirit In Drama And Art

    By Huntly Carter

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112197730
    • Publisher: Mitchell Kennerly
    • Published: 1913
    8vo. Wear to spine ends; a little rubbing to edges of boards and light wear to fore-corners. Some glue burning to endpapers and foxing to leaves. VG.

View: