Modern First Edition

Modern First Edition


  • 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady

    By Anita Loos

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Boni & Liveright
    • Published: 1925
    8vo. Later printing. Vintage. Ex-libiris copy with bookplate at front pastedown and blindstamp at final page. Toning to leaves. Binding shaken. Rubbing to boards, wear to edges, fore-corners chipped. Chipping to spine ends, superficial rubbing to joints. VG.
  • 'Tis: A Memoir

    By Frank McCourt

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399045520
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: 1999
    (New York). (1999). 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by McCourt. Light bumping and rubbing to extremities of boards and spine. Slight dampstaining to lower margins of boards and spine. Dampstaining to the lower edge of front pastedown, f.f.e.p., and many leaves following. Dampstain echoed by rippling to lower margin of pages later in textblock. Slight rubbing and impressions to minimally edgeworn d.j. Some dampstaining to lower margin of d.j. verso. VG/VG.
  • 1948: Italy

    By Donald Windham

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112067279
    • Publisher: Sandy Campbell
    • Published: 1998
    (Sandy Campbell). 8vo. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, One of 300 copies. This copy INSCRIBED by Windham. Just a touch of bumping to edges of wrappers. In publisher's slipcase, lightly worn and soiled. VG in VG slipcase.
  • The 19th Wife A Novel

    By David Ebershoff

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112190380
    • Publisher: Random House
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED. NF/NF.
  • 5 Pens In Hand

    By Robert Graves

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781199342911
    • Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
    • Published: 1958
    8vo. 1st American edition. Spine lightly shaken. Bumping and edgewear to spine ends. Slight fraying to fabric at fore-corners. Toning, chipping and closed tears to d.j. with long crease at top of front panel. VG/VG.
  • The AGony and the Ecstacy A Novel Of Michelangelo

    By Irving Stone

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED. Toning to leaves. Toning to spine, some wera to tail. Toning to publisher's unprinted actetate d.j. VG/VG.
  • About Levy

    By Arthur Calder-Marshall

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
    • Published: 1934
    8vo. 1st edition. Bumping to spine ends and forecorners with toning to leaned spine and edges of boards. Some foxing to cloth on boards. Toning to leaves and text block with foxing to end papers. Previous owner's name inked to front paste down with date ink stamped to r.f.e.p. Edgewear to heavily toned and rubbed dust jacket with chipping to ends of spine. VG/VG.
  • The Abstinence Teacher

    By Tom Perrotta

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110183568
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
    • Published: 2007
    (2007). 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Perrotta. Minor buming to spine ends, affecting somewhat rubbed dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • The Accident

    By Elie Wiesel

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Hill and Wang
    (1962). 8vo. 1st American edition. Faint foxing to edges of text-block. Minor bumping to spine ends. Moderate toning and edge-wear to d.j. VG/VG.
  • Acquainted with the Night and other stories

    By Lynne Sharon Schwartz

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112326611
    • Publisher: Harper & Row
    • Published: 1984
    (New York). (1984). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED. Mild fading to spine ends and light edgewear to corners of boards. Very faint soiling to fore-edge of leaves. Slight bumping and creasing to lightly faded d.j. front panel. Mild edgewear to d.j. margins and corners. Toning to d.j. verso. Small crease to price clipped front flap. VG/VG.
  • The Acrobats

    By Mordecai Richler

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781499293852
    • Publisher: Andre Deutsch
    • Published: 1954
    (New York). (1954). 8vo. 1st edition of author's 1st book. Light toning to spine with bumping to edges. Minor dampstaining to margins of rear board also affecting edges of leaves. Staining to edges of textblock, especially top edge. Offsetting to endpapers. Rubbing, chipping and toning to price-clipped d.j. Some staining to verso. VG/Good.
  • Across the River and Into the Trees

    By Ernest Hemingway

    Our Price: $65.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
    • Published: 1950
    8vo. 1st edition. Slight bumping and rubbing to extremities of boards and spine. Mild rubbing to cloth bindings. Moderate dustsoiling to top edge of textblock. Light transference and foxing to both pastedowns and endpapers. Gentle toning to leaves. Some rubbing and impressions to heavily edgeworn d.j. Two-inch closed tear to top margin of front panel, originating from small chip to front d.j. joint. Several small chips and tears to d.j. extremities. Several small closed tears and holes to d.j. joints and endflap joints. Heavy toning to d.j. particularly to endflaps. Moderate foxing to d.j. verso. VG/VG.
  • An Act or Two of Foolish Kindness

    By William Saroyan

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: The Penmaen Press
    • Published: 1977
    8vo. LIMITED NUMBERED SIGNED EDITION. One of 300 copies. SIGNED by Saroyan and Siegl. Slight fading to spine with mild bumping to spine ends. Light toning to leaves and text block. Over opening to title page. VG.
  • The Adventurers

    By Harold Robbins

    Our Price: $90.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112119923
    • Publisher: Trident Press
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Robbins. Slight bumping to spine ends. Minor chipping and edgewear to d.j. with small tears and creasing to front flap. VG/VG.
  • The Affair (Fl)

    By C.P. Snow

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781299583740
    • Publisher: The Franklin Library
    8vo. LTD SIGNED FIRST ED. SIGNED by the author. With an introduction by the author that is not found in any other edition. A.e.g. Full leather. Near fine.