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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

HER SON: A Complete Short Novel by Edith Wharton. And WHO KNOWS JUSTICE by Clarence Darrow. (In Scribner's Magazine Vol. XCI, No. 2. February, 1932)

By: Wharton, Edith; Darrow, Clarence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons Publishers, 1932.: 1932.

Seller ID: 13013

Condition: Good


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons Publishers, 1932.. 1932.. Good. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial black, white & orange wraps. The wraps are soiled & lightly bumped & chipped with tiny pieces out of their top corners. The bottom edge of the front wrap is darkened & there is some staining to the rear wrap. There are small pieces out of the head & tail of the spine. 20 pages & pages [65]-127. There is a chip out of the top corner of each leaf. Black-and-white pictorial ads. Good. View more info

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TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the President of the Poetry Society of America and Editor of "Current Opinion" EDWARD J. WHEELER.

By: Wheeler, Edward J. (1859-1922). President of the Poetry Society of America & Editor of "Current Opinion".

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, December 11, 1919.: 1919.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94953

Condition: Very good


- Over 25 words typed on 9-1/2 inch high by 7 inch wide "Current Opinion" stationery. In his brief letter, Edward J. Wheeler informs James B. Pond that he "shall be pleased to act as one of the reception committee for Mr. Maeterlinck". Signed "Edward Wheeler". Folded for mailing with a chip cropped from the top left corner. There is offsetting to the bottom edge and the lower right edge of the letter. Very good. The first President of the Poetry Society of America Dr. Edward J. Wheeler (1859-1922) was the editor of "Current Opinion". A prominent supporter of pro... View more info

THE SECOND TREE FROM THE CORNER

By: White, E. B

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1954).: (1954).

Seller ID: 22475

Condition: Good


New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1954).. (1954).. Good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are bumped. The dust jacket is darkened, chipped & rubbed with soiling to the rear panel. xiv & 253 pages. Very good in a fair dust wrapper. First edition.A collection of stories, poems, sketches, parodies and essays, most printed here for the first time in book form. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE HOLD-UP / With a Foreword by the Author. Published for its Members by the Book Club of California. Number One, Contemporary California Short Stories, February 1937

By: White, Stewart Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (San Francisco): The Book Club of California, 1937.: 1937.

Seller ID: 18226

Condition: Very good


(San Francisco): The Book Club of California, 1937.. 1937.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The wraps are slightly bumped with their top & bottom edges lightly creased. Title, [1] leaf & 25 pages plus colophon. Vignettes & decorations in black, white & red. Very good. Limited edition of 600 copies, printed by Johnck & Seeger for members of the Book Club of California.The first of six short stories to be published by the club and sent to its members as keepsakes. Laid in is a mechanically reproduced typed letter from Oscar Lewis sending the book to members. View more info

FAREWELL VICTORIA

By: White, T. H

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1960).: (1960).

Seller ID: 28310

Condition: Very good


New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1960).. (1960).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The extremities are slightly faded. The dust wrapper is lightly chipped & creased & a bit darkened with a tear & light creasing to the bottom edge of its rear panel. There is a small stain to the bottom edge of the front panel. 187 & [2] pages. Illustrated in black & white with a frontispiece and textual illustrations & vignettes. Very good. New illustrated edition. First American edition thus. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

FOOL'S TRIUMPH

By: Whiteman, Amram

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: Harbinger House, (1948).: (1948).

Seller ID: 32979

Condition: Good


New York: Harbinger House, (1948).. (1948).. Good. - Octavo, light blue cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The binding is very lightly bumped with the spine slightly faded & with a tiny stain to the rear cover. There is a vertical line of discoloration to the front cover. The dust jacket's spine & extremities are dakened & there is a light stain to its front panel. 62 pages. There is a small, light stain to the fore-edge & some tiny marks to the bottom edge. Good. First edition.Scarce. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

LAST WORDS

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (New York: The Kindle Press, 1959).: 1959).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12952

Condition: Fine


(New York: The Kindle Press, 1959).. 1959).. Fine. - Octavo, printed self-wraps. 4 pages printed in black with a decoration in green. Fine. "An undated, unpublished Whitman poem from manuscript now in the collection of Charles E. Feinberg and used here by his permission". -- So stated at the bottom of the first page.Laid in is a presentation slip signed by the president of the Walt Whitman Birthplace.The 7 line poem is printed on the front page. Ther following 3 pages contain an essay on the poem by Harold W. Blodgett.First edition. [BAL 21486]. Scarce. First Edition. View more info

WALT WHITMAN'S AUTOGRAPH REVISION OF THE ANALYSIS OF LEAVES OF GRASS

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: New York University Press, 1974.: 1974.

Seller ID: 30039

Condition: Fine


New York: New York University Press, 1974.. 1974.. Fine. - Large octavo [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide] green cloth titled in gilt on the spine & in gilt within a double gilt frame on the front cover. The front cover is very lightly rubbed & there is some very light staining & some tiny white marks to the rear cover. 191 pages. Illustrated with 35 facsimile pages & 6 full-page black-and-white portraits. Near fine. First edition.(For Dr. R. M. Bucke's Walt Whitman). Introductory Essay by Quentin Anderson. Text Notes by Stephen Railton. With thirty-five facsimile pages ... View more info

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THE WHOLE PRESENT SYSTEM: A SUPERB PHOTOGRAVURE BROADSIDE ILLUSTRATED WITH A CIVIL WAR IMAGE ABOVE LINES QUOTED FROM A FOOTNOTE IN WALT WHITMAN'S "DEMOCRATIC VISTAS".

By: Whitman, Walt.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Brookline, Massachusetts: David R. Godine, [1972].: [1972].

Seller ID: 30764

Condition: Very good


- sc - A 31 inch high by 22 inch wide broadside printed on heavy cream "cartridge paper made by Schut". The broadside is illustrated with a 15 inch high by 20 inch wide soft-hued photogravure printed by Joh. Enschede portraying a Civil War encampment with wounded soldiers resting between trees. The text, quoted from Whitman's footnote in "Democratic Vistas", reads: "The whole present system of the officering and personnel of the army and navy of these States, and the spirit and letter of their trebly-aristocratic rules and regulations, is a monstrous exotic, a nuisance and ... View more info

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WE HAVE FREQUENTLY PRINTED THE WORD DEMOCRACY: [A SUPERB PHOTOGRAVURE BROADSIDE ILLUSTRATED WITH A LARGE PORTRAIT OF WALT WHITMAN ABOVE LINES QUOTED FROM WHITMAN'S "DEMOCRATIC VISTAS"].

By: Whitman, Walt.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Brookline, Massachusetts: David R. Godine, [1972].: [1972].

Seller ID: 95116

Condition: Good


- A 31 inch high by 22 inch wide broadside printed on heavy cream "cartridge paper made by Schut". The broadside is illustrated with a 19-1/2 inch high by 20 inch wide soft-hued photogravure portrait of Walt Whiman printed by Joh. Enschede. The image portrays the long white bearded Whitman from the chest up bundled in a textured blanket or heavy cloak. The text, quoted from Whitman's "Democratic Vistas", reads: "We have frequently printed the word democracy. Yet I cannot too often repeat that it is a word the real gist of which still sleeps, quite unawaken'd, notwithstandin... View more info

WE GIRLS: A HOME STORY

By: Whitney, Mrs. A. D. T

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co., 1870.: 1870.

Seller ID: 13764

Condition: Good


Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co., 1870.. 1870.. Good. - Octavo, reddish brown cloth titled in reddish brown within decorative gilt panels on the spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped with the head & tail of the spine lightly chipped. iv & 215 pages. Black-and-white engraved frontispiece & textual illustrations. The front endpaper is lightly rubbed & there is an owner's inscription on the ad preceding the title page. There is light foxing & soiling to the margins of the pages. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

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FROM ZERO TO THE ABSOLUTE.

By: Whittemore, Reed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1967).: (1967).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94693

Condition: Good


INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY REED WHITTEMORE - Octavo, navy blue cloth titled in gilt in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is lightly spotted. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with its spine a bit faded & the top edges of its flaps darkened. xii & 210 pages. Good. First edition. Inscribed by the author and signed "Reed" on the front endpaper. A collection of nine essays by American poet Reed Whittemore on the nature of poetry and its present state. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

AMONG THE HILLS, AND OTHER POEMS

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co., successors to Ticknor and Fields, 1869.: 1869.

Seller ID: 26757

Condition: Good


Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co., successors to Ticknor and Fields, 1869.. 1869.. Good. - Octavo, purple brown cloth titled in gilt on the front cover and spine with decorations in gilt on the front cover. The covers are heavily rubbed with some wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine. The gilt titling is mostly faded from the spine. 100 pages plus [4] pages of ads, illustrated with a full-page frontispiece, title vignette, a pictorial headpiece and illustrated ad leaves. There is scattered foxing throughout with a few minor stains. Good. First edition, binding A, with no publisher'... View more info