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OUT OF STEP & OUT OF DETROIT

By: Zero, Una

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Oakland, CA): Inkblot Publications, 1986.: 1986.

Seller ID: 29707

Condition: Very good


(Oakland, CA): Inkblot Publications, 1986.. 1986.. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. The wraps are very lightly rubbed with a tiny stain to the rear wrap. Title, [2] leaves & 76 pages plus colophon & 1- page publisher's catalog. Very good. First trade edition, limited to 900 copies. First Edition. View more info

THE PIGMAN

By: Zindel, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Evanston and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 30955

Condition: Good


New York, Evanston and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1968).. (1968).. Good. - Octavo, pictorial paper covered boards in a matching dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with some light staining and the tail of the spine is creased. The dust jacket is chipped, soiled & stained. [v], 182 & [1] pages plus colophon. There is a stain to the front endpaper with a tiny stain to the fore-edge. Good. First edition of the author's first book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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HISTORY THIEVES.

By: Zinik, Zinovy.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Seagull Books, 2010.: 2010.

Seller ID: 35609

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The tail of the spine is slightly rubbed. 113 pages plus 1-page ad. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. In this autobiographical story, Russian-born British novelist Zinovy investigates the enigmatic past of his Russian-born grandfather who, while ostensibly practicing as a doctor in Lithuania, was building the Soviet Empire from which Zinik tried to escape fifty years later. Zinik becomes aware of his own Jewishness for the first time when he emigrates to Israel in the 1970s, Dust jacket present. View more info

ADAM'S OPERA. The Text of a Play by Clemence Dane Set to Music by Richard Addinsell

By: [Ashton, Winifred]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929.: 1929.

Seller ID: 2898

Condition: Very good


Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929.. 1929.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in green on a creamy white paper label on the spine. The covers are slightly stained. 135 pages. A previous owner's note is penned at the top of the front endpaper. Very good. From the library of George R.M. Ewing, Jr., with his pictorial bookplate, designed for him by Rockwell Kent, mounted on the front pastedown. View more info

THE LOVE SONNETS OF PROTEUS. With a Frontispiece by the Author

By: [Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1881.: 1881.

Seller ID: 18705

Condition: Good


London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1881.. 1881.. Good. - Small octavo, gray cloth titled in gilt with decorations in blue & brown on the front cover & spine. The binding is soiled & darkened with a small stain to the front cover. x, [i], 119 & [1] pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white frontispiece by the author. The front hinge is just starting & there is light offsetting to pages 6 and 7. Good. First edition, printed on handmade, watermarked paper and bound by Burn & Co.William Sharp, editor of "Sonnets of This Century" [1887] writes of Blunt's work included in that volume: "T... View more info

THE GIFT

By: [Doolittle, Hilda]. H. D

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: New Directions, (1982).: (1982).

Seller ID: 2625

Condition: Very good


New York: New Directions, (1982).. (1982).. Very good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on spine, in dw. The dw is lightly rubbed. xv, [iii] & 142 pp. There is very light foxing to the fore-edge. Near fine. First edition.H.D.'s memoir of her childhood in Pennsylvania, with an introduction by Perdita Schaffner. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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DER SPIELER: ROMAN. Illustriert von Ottomar Starke.

By: [Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Mikhailovich]. Dostojewski, F.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munich: Phantasus-Verl., 1922.: 1922.

Seller ID: 34040

Condition: Fair


Munich: Phantasus-Verl., 1922.. 1922.. Fair. - Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 8 inches high. Hardcover, bound in decorative patterned boards with a printed title label on the front cover. The spine has perished and is thus lacking. The covers are heavily soiled and darkened with wear to the corners. 257 & [2] pages plus the colophon printed on fine paper, illustrated with numerous full-page and textual woodcuts by Albert Fallscheer and Hans Tempel after pen drawings by Ottomar Starke. The texblock is cracked. Number 293 of a limited edition of 430 numbered copies. The sixth of the Phantasusdruc... View more info

MR. DOOLEY IN PEACE AND IN WAR

By: [Dunne, Finley Peter]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1898.: 1898.

Seller ID: 13407

Condition: Good


Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1898.. 1898.. Good. - Small octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped with a black stain & 2 tiny black marks to the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. xviii, [1] leaf & 260 pages. The front hinge is cracked & the rear hinge is just starting. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper with the date 1899. Good. First edition of the author's first book.Mr. Dooley's opinions on matters of the day are written in Irish dialect. First Edition. View more info

MR. DOOLEY / ON MAKING A WILL AND OTHER NECESSARY EVILS

By: [Dunne, Peter Finley]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919.: 1919.

Seller ID: 29477

Condition: Good


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919.. 1919.. Good. - Small octavo, green paper covered boards backed with green cloth titled in black & with a vignette in black on the front board. The boards are rubbed, bumped & lightly soiled with the edges slightly darkened. The gilt titling on the spine is faded. vi & 221 pages. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

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ANONYMOUS the need for anonymity.

By: [Fraenkel, Michael; and Lowenfels, Walter].

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris: Carrefour Editions, [1930].: [1930].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12338

Condition: Fair


- 12mo, 7-1/4 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed tan wraps. The darkened covers are detached. 29 pages plus the colophon. The darkened pages are starting to split along the top inner edges. Good only. First edition of Michael Fraenkel's 1st book appearance and the first book of the Carrefour press. The Newberry Library suggests the date of publication as 1930.In 1930 Michael Fraenkel and Walter Lowenfels founded the Carrefour Press and published their manifesto making the point for artistic anonymity.Inscribed, signed and dated by Michael Fraenkel on the hal... View more info

ADVENTURES OF A WITCHFINDER

By: [Grant, James; 1822-1887]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Derby & Jackson, 119 Nassau Street, 1857.: 1857.

Seller ID: 18095

Condition: Good


New York: Derby & Jackson, 119 Nassau Street, 1857.. 1857.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt with profuse decorations in gilt on the spine & with decorative frames stamped in blind on both covers. The binding is rubbed & bumped with some light staining & with 2 small tears to the front cover. The spine is faded with the tail lightly chipped & a small tear to the head. iv & pages [v]-405. The fore-edge is soiled & there is scattered staining & foxing throughout. Good. First American edition.Scottish historical fiction set during the reign of James V, 1513-1542. First Editio... View more info

LUCINA SINE CONCUBITU. A Treatise Humbly Addressed to the Royal Society; In which is proved, by most Incontestable Evidence, drawn from Reason and Practice, that a Woman may conceive and be brought to bed, without any Commerce with Man. Edited by Edmund Goldsmid, F.R.H.S, F.S.A. (SCOT). Collectanea Adamantaea VII

By: [Hill, John]. Goldsmid, Edmund; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1885.: 1885.

Seller ID: 16563

Condition: Very good


Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1885.. 1885.. Very good. - Tall octavo, softcover bound in blue wrappers titled in gilt with vignettes in gilt on the front wrap. The wraps are rubbed, bumped & lightly creased with their edges darkened & chipped & with a piece out of the bottom corner of the rear wrap. vi, 32 & [2] pages, including black- and-white vignettes & caricatures. The contents are very good. Limited edition of 75 large paper and 275 small paper copies. This 25 cm. copy is presumed to be a small paper copy.Originally published London, 1750, with the printed signature "Abraham J... View more info

ONE SUMMER

By: [Howard, Blanche Willis; 1847-1898]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston: James R. Osgood & Company, 1876.: 1876.

Seller ID: 15740

Condition: Good


Boston: James R. Osgood & Company, 1876.. 1876.. Good. - Small octavo, rust brown cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is rubbed, bumped & slightly cocked. There is a white stain to the front cover & some black ink staining to the bottom edge of the front cover & to the spine. 254 pages. The front hinge is just starting. There is an owner's ink name & date on the flyleaf. There is light staining to the top corners of a number of pages with occasional light staining elsewhere in the book. Good. An early edition.Blanche Willis Howard [aka Blanche W. Teufel] was a be... View more info

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MR. NIGHTINGALE'S DIARY: A Farce in One Act. By Charles Dickens.

By: [Lemon, Mark]. Dickens, Charles.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1877.: 1877.

Seller ID: 36993

Condition: Good


- 12mo, 4-3/4 inches high by 3-3/8 inches wide. Attractively rebound into maroon morocco titled in gilt with raised bands on the spine and with the original terra-cotta cloth covers, titled & decorated in gilt & black, bound in. The top edge is gilt. Marbled endpapers and gilt inner dentelles further enhance the binding. The book is housed in a handsome silk-lined black & maroon cloth slipcase backed with a maroon calf spine with a gilt titled label on the spine. The leather covers are detached with minor wear to the corners and the head and tail of the spine. 96 pages, illustrated with a fine... View more info

THYSIA: AN ELEGY

By: [Luce, Morton]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: George Bell and Sons, 1909.: 1909.

Seller ID: 16174

Condition: Good


London: George Bell and Sons, 1909.. 1909.. Good. - Small quarto [5-7/8 inches high by 4-5/8 inches wide], dark gray cloth titled in gilt on the front cover. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. There are several stains to the rear cover & there is a stain near the head of the spine with a small area of the surface rubbed away. 56 pages plus 2-page ad for the book. Illustrated with a brown-and-white frontispiece with a tissue guard. The endpapers & the verso of the flyleaf are somewhat darkened. There is offsetting from the frontispiece to the title & the tissue guard is creased. There is o... View more info

CALDERON, THE COURTIER: A Tale

By: [Lytton, Edward Bulwer]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New-York: Harper & Brothers, 82 Cliff-Street, 1838.: 1838.

Seller ID: 4108

Condition: Good


New-York: Harper & Brothers, 82 Cliff-Street, 1838.. 1838.. Good. - Octavo, soft bound in gray wraps with a printed label on the front wrap. The wraps are chipped & stained with small pieces out. The back strip is perished & the lower half of the front wrap is detached. There is a heavy stain to the top edge of the label, partially affecting 2 letters of the title. 60 pages plus 12-page publisher's catalog. There is scattered foxing & light staining & a number of page corners are lightly creased. Good working example only. First separate and first U.S. edition. Scarce wraps issue. First Ed... View more info

A TRAP TO CATCH A SUNBEAM. By the Author of "Only," "Old Jolliffe," and "Sequel to Old Jolliffe." Author's Edition

By: [MacKarnes, Mrs.]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe and Company, 1850.: 1850.

Seller ID: 1691

Condition: Good


Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe and Company, 1850.. 1850.. Good. - Small octavo, limp brown cloth decorated in blind and titled in gilt. The covers are stained with a tiny chip to the spine. 60 pages and a 12 page publisher's catalog. The top corners of the first 10 leaves are dampstained. A good copy. The second edition. View more info

THE TRIUMPHS OF TIME. THE PREVISIONS OF LADY EVELYN; WITH THE CONCLUSION. By the Author of "Two Old Men's Tales," Emilia Wyndham," &c

By: [Marsh, Anne; and Kingsley, Charles]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London: Simms and M'Intyre, 1849.: 1849.

Seller ID: 1259

Condition: Very good


London: Simms and M'Intyre, 1849.. 1849.. Very good. - 348 pages bound in with the floral-decorated series title for "The Parlour Library XXVI. The Triumphs of Time by the Author of 'Two Old Men's Tales,' &c."First edition of the Third part.Parts 1 and 2 of "The Previsions of Lady Evelyn" by novelist Anne Marsh [1791-1874] were first published in 1844 as part of "The Triumphs of Time". The third, and concluding, part was published here (in 1849) for the first time. [See Wolff #4557]. Together with: YEAST: A Problem. By the Author of Alton Locke. Copyright Editi... View more info

THORPE REGIS: A Novel. By the Author of "The Rose-Garden" and "Unawares."

By: [Peard, Frances Mary]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1874.: 1874.

Seller ID: 13972

Condition: Good


Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1874.. 1874.. Good. - Octavo, rust brown cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine with decorative bands in blind around the spine & both covers. The covers are rubbed & bumped with soiling to the rear cover. The spine is darkened with the head lightly chipped. There is some heavy rubbing down the center of the spine, slightly affecting the titling. Half-title, title & 432 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white title vignette. There is an owner's ink name and date stamp on the flyleaf. There is a tear to page 3. There is some light foxing to the preliminaries... View more info

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PAUL PRY'S JOURNAL OF A RESIDENCE AT LITTLE PEDLINGTON.

By: [Poole, John; 1786?-1872].

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: E. L. Carey & A. Hart, 1836.: 1836.

Seller ID: 33208

Condition: Good


- Small octavo, tan paper covered boards backed with black cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The boards are rubbed & bumped with the paper chipped around the edges. The spine is heavily rubbed with the head chipped & some staining to the upper half. The label is stained & mostly rubbed away, affecting the titling. 4-page publisher's catalog & 191 pages. The front hinge is starting. There are some pencil notations on the front pastedown & endpaper with an owner's bookplate on the pastedown. There is a tear to the rear endpaper & its bottom corner is creased. There is scattered stai... View more info