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ABSCHIED VON ELTERN: Erzahlung

By: Weiss, Peter. (1916-1982)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: (Frankfurt am Main): Suhrkamp Verlag, 1961.: 1961.

Seller ID: 9216

Condition: Very good


(Frankfurt am Main): Suhrkamp Verlag, 1961.. 1961.. Very good. - Small octavo, gray cloth titled in white on the spine, in a dust wrapper. The covers are slightly bumped. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & somewhat darkened around the edges. 173 & [1] pages. There is an owner's blind stamp on the front endpaper. Very good. First edition.An autobiographical work written after the death of the author's parents. The text is in German. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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THE LOST LANDSCAPE: Some Memories of a Family and a Town in Connecticut 1659-1906.

By: Welles, Winifred.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1946).: (1946).

Seller ID: 94663

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, decorative green & white boards backed with red cloth in a dust wrapper. The decorative paper is chipped at the corners & along the bottom of the boards and the gilt titling on the spine is faded. The dust jacket is lightly chipped. Tears to the top & bottom edges of its front panel have been repaired with scotch tape which has darkened. Half-title, title, [4] leaves & 299 pages plus colophon. Black-and-white plates & head-pieces by Phyllis Cote. Very good in a good dust wrapper. This account of her Old Norwich, Connecticut childhood and the history of the town is the only book in pr... View more info

THE HOUSE IN THE FIELDS

By: Wellman, Donald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (White Plains, NY): Room Press, (July 1992.): (July 1992.)

Seller ID: 3213

Condition: Fine


(White Plains, NY): Room Press, (July 1992.). (July 1992.). Fine. - Octavo, stapled printed cream wraps. There is very light soiling to the rear wrap. Title & [11] pages. Near fine. View more info

SECRET PLACES OF THE HEART

By: Wells, H. G

Price: $17.50

Publisher: NY: The Macmillan Company, 1922.: 1922.

Seller ID: 373

Condition: Good


NY: The Macmillan Company, 1922.. 1922.. Good. - 8vo, red cloth (bumped & rubbed; spine somewhat faded; stain to front cover; small stains to rear cover) titled in gilt on spine & in blind on front cover (lacks dw). [vi] & 286 pp. (page edges darkened; scattered foxing). Good. First American edition."This latest fiction from the pen of Mr. Wells is a story that carries the reader deeply into the researches of modern psychiatry....A modern psychiatrist is presented as one of the chief figures of the story but a young American heroine proves as adept as this specialist in diagnosing a ... View more info

APROPOS OF DOLORES

By: Wells, H. G

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938.: 1938.

Seller ID: 31180

Condition: Good


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938.. 1938.. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The dust jacket is chipped with tears, one of which is partially repaired with scotch tape, & with a large piece out of the head of its spine & the top edge of its rear panel. viii, [1] leaf & 290 pages. There is a previous owner's name & date on the front endpaper & the first few leaves are lightly bumped. Good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

LOSING BATTLES

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 3553

Condition: Very good


New York: Random House, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are slightly warped with the top edges faded. The top edge of the dust jacket is very lightly chipped. [viii], 436 & [1] pages. There is a light stain to the fore-edge with tiny, light stains to the front edges of a few pages. Good in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE OPTIMIST'S DAUGHTER

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 28656

ISBN: 0394480171

Condition: Very good


New York: Random House, (1972).. (1972).. Very good. - Octavo, cream cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette in gilt on the front cover in a dust wrapper. The top edge of the front cover is slightly darkened. The dust jacket is very lightly soiled with a partially erased pencil price on the front flap. [vii], 180 & [1] pages. There are 3 very small, light stains to the fore-edge & there is a remainder mark on the bottom edge. Very good. First trade edition. The book won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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THE FORTY DAYS OF MUSA DAGH.

By: Werfel, Franz.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, 1934.: 1934.

Seller ID: 95251

Condition: Good


- Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt. There is a small white stain to the front cover & the titling on the spine is rubbed. viii & 824 pages. Illustrated with endpaper maps. There is some minor foxing to the top & bottom edges. Good. First American edition, translated from the German by Geoffrey Dunlop. The Forty Days of Musa Dagh [Die vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh] is a 1933 novel by the Austrian-Bohemian writer Franz Werfel based on true events that took place in 1915, during the second year of World War I and at the beginning of the Armenian Genocide. First Edition. View more info

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CONTINUAL LESSONS: The Journals of Glenway Wescott 1937-1955.

By: Wescott, Glenway.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1990).: (1990).

Seller ID: 36614

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, cream boards backed with black cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The rear flap of the dust wrapper is lightly soiled. xviii & 410 pages. 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper First edition. Edited and with an introduction by Robert Phelps, and with a chronology and annotations by Jerry Rosco. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

MISS LONELYHEARTS

By: West, Nathanael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (New York: New Directions), circa [1950].: [1950].

Seller ID: 26814

Condition: Good


(New York: New Directions), circa [1950].. [1950].. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is very lightly bumped with the extremities slightly darkened & soiled. The dust jacket is rubbed, chipped & soiled with a small piece out of the top edge of its rear panel. There is a large piece out of the top edge of the dust jacket front panel with a tear & creasing to its bottom edge. xiv, [1] leaf & 142 pages. Good in a fair dust wrapper. Number 15 in The New Classics" series. With an introduction by Robert M. Coates. Dust jacket present. View more info

I'M EXPECTING TO LIVE QUITE SOON

By: West, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 30919

Condition: Very good


New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The binding is slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed with the head of its spine lightly chipped & its rear panel & flaps darkened around the edges. [vii] & 244 pages. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition.A sequel to the author's "Alley Jaggers". Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE NEW MEANING OF TREASON

By: West, Rebecca

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, (1964).: (1964).

Seller ID: 3280

Condition: Fine


New York: The Viking Press, (1964).. (1964).. Fine. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt within a black panel on the spine. viii, [ii] & 374 pages. The spine is faded, else near fine. The special Christmas edition, limited to 450 copies of the trade edition. Laid in at the front is a slip offering the publisher's best wishes for the season. View more info

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THE STRANGE NECESSITY: Essays and Reviews.

By: West, Rebecca.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, (1928).: (1928).

Seller ID: 95236

Condition: Good


- Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The head & tail of the spine are chipped & frayed. The bottom corners of the covers are lightly bumped with fraying to the bottom corner of the rear cover. 344 pages. There is a small stain to the fore-edge & the bottom corners of pages 177-202 are creased. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

LADIES OF THE NIGHT

By: Westerman, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY: (Simon & Schuster, 1998).: 1998).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1838

Condition: Fine


NY: (Simon & Schuster, 1998).. 1998).. Fine. - Octavo, brown cloth backed golden yellow boards titled in gilt, in dw. [vii] & 323 pp. Fine. First edition.Inscribed by the author and signed in full on the title page. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

GOD SAVE THE MARK

By: Westlake, Donald E

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, (1967).: (1967).

Seller ID: 29270

Condition: Good


New York: Random House, (1967).. (1967).. Good. - Octavo, light tan cloth with a vignette in orange on the front cover. The binding is lightly bumped & soiled. The dust jacket is soiled with its spine darkened & the head of the spine torn. There is foxing to the folds & the front edges of the flaps and the surface of some areas of the rear panel has been rubbed away. [viii] & 209 pages. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition.Winner of the 1968 Edgar Award for best mystery. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

TWO MUCH

By: Westlake, Donald E

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: M. Evans and Company, Inc., (1975).: (1975).

Seller ID: 32710

ISBN: 0871311682

Condition: Very good


New York: M. Evans and Company, Inc., (1975).. (1975).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The top edges of the covers are slightly darkened & the head of the spine is slightly faded. The dust jacket is rubbed with light staining to its front panel. Its rear panel is soiled with foxing around the edges & with the remnants or a price-sticker obscuring 1 word of the copy. The head of the jacket spine is chipped. 286 pages. There is a remainder mark on the top edge. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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GANGWAY!

By: Westlake, Donald E.; and Garfield, Brian.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: M. Evans and Company, Inc., (1973).: (1973).

Seller ID: 94806

Condition: Good


- Octavo, orange boards backed with purple cloth in a dust wrapper. The head & tail of the spine are slightly faded. The dust jacket is lightly soiled, foxed & chipped with its spine darkened. 216 & [3] pages. The blue top edge is partially faded. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

GOAT SONGS

By: Weston, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1971.: 1971.

Seller ID: 12012

Condition: Very good


New York: Atheneum, 1971.. 1971.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is very lightly rubbed with a small crease to the rear flap & some spotting to the rear fold. [viii], 242 & [3] pages. There is light foxing to the fore-edge & light soiling to the bottom edge. There are small glue stains to the front pastedown & endpaper. Very good. First edition.The book includes three novellas: "The Call", "All My Bones" and "Goat Songs". Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

TUESDAYS AT TEN: A Recalling of Old Hours for Pennsylvania Men - Concrete illustrations, Tangents & Asides

By: Weygandt, Cornelius

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1928.: 1928.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27490

Condition: Very good


Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1928.. 1928.. Very good. SIGNED BY CORNELIUS WEYGANDT - Octavo, light green buckram titled in gilt on the spine. The titling is faded. The binding is bumped with a few light stains and an area of white staining to the rear cover. 333 pages. Very good. Number 111 of a limited edition of 260 numbered copies signed by the author on the colophon.Among the contents are essays on James Stephens, John Burroughs, Yeats, Francis Thompson, Austin Dobson, W.H. Hudson and John Masefield. View more info

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HYMNUS AD PATREM SINENSIS

By: Whalen, Philip

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco: [San Francisco Arts Festival], 1963.: 1963.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 29413

Condition: Very good


San Francisco: [San Francisco Arts Festival], 1963.. 1963.. Very good. SIGNED BY PHILIP WHALEN - sc - A 20 inch high by 13 inch wide broadside with the title and stanzas excerpted from the poet's "Memoirs of an Interglacial Age" handsomely printed beneath a primitive oriental style illustration by Whalen. There is very minor rippling to the edges and minor soiling to the top right corner. Near fine. "From Memoirs of an Interglacial Age, by Philip Whalen, who wrote & decorated this copy on 21 September, 1963, at San Francisco". One of 300 unnumbered copies signed by Philip... View more info