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Chicago Review Volume 26 Number 3. Pesia Visiva. 1974

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago, (1974),: 1974

Seller ID: 12797

Condition: Very good

Pages :198, trade paperback. Cover by Cosmo Campoli. Contributors include: Alain Arias-Misson, Carlfriedrich Claus, Diane Ackerman, Jon Mella, George Barker. There are a couple of loose pages, else Very Good condition. 010608A View more info


By: (Dreiser, Theodore)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boni & Liveright: no date, but circa 1925

Seller ID: 000017515

Condition: Fine

Small stapled booklet (approx. 3 3/8" w by 6" h), card covers. Unpaginated, twelve leaves, tipped in portrait of Dreiser opposite first page of text. Includes essay by Sherwood Anderson titled "Dreiser" from Horses and Men; "Theodore Dreiser, A Portrait," a poem by Edgar Lee Masters; "The Case of Dreiser" an essay by H. L. Mencken. All reprinted from other sources. Also includes synopses of his books to about 1925, and a biographical note at the end. Laid in is an order form from Gotham Book Mart for works by Dreiser. View more info

THE ROSE OF LIMA in LIBERTY MAGAZINE, issue of October 25, 1941

By: (Hergesheimer, Joseph) et al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macfadden Publications: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000015805

Condition: Very good

Complete issue of Liberty magazine, 66 pages. Includes 5 page story, "Rose of Lima" by Joseph Hergesheimer. Also includes the short story "A Letter To Bill" by George E. Magee, and "Girls Get Everything Backward" by Samuel W. Taylor. Serials: "Breath of Life--Part V" by Faith Baldwin; "Tomorrow We March--Part X" by Oscar Schisgall; "Escape From Hell--Conclusion." by Barbara Podawicz. Articles include, among others: "Yoo-Hoo! Have We Got A Sissy Army?" by George E. Sokolsky; "What You Can Do For Civilian Defense" by Fred Allhoff; &... View more info


By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2000

Edition: first American ed.

Seller ID: 12813

ISBN: 0195135067

Condition: Fine

Small octavo. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. 041407A Essays. Africa View more info


By: Adelman, Bob; with an introduction by Tess Gallagher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: (c. 1990)

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 000013390

ISBN: 0684191660

Condition: Fine

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (c. 1990). First printing. hardcover. Fine/near fine. Photographs by Bob Adelman. Square quarto, approx. 10 x 10 inches . 160 pages. Includes many black and white photo reproductions. 100704A View more info


By: Aeschylus

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Printed by A. Colish for the Members of The Limited Editions Club: 1961

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000018358

Condition: Very Good

Folio (approx. 9 3/4" wide by 13 1/8" tall), maroon cloth spine over maroon paper-coverd boards. 177 pages + colophon.Translated from the Greek by E.D A. Morshead. With an introduction by Rex Warner. Illustrated by Michael Ayrton. #861 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Signed by the illustrator. Slipcase has some uneven sunning on rear panel. 090619F This oversize book may incur additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info


By: Arnold, Lloyd R

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, The Caxton Printers Ltd., 1968,: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11252

Condition: Very good

Hardcover. first edition. 343 pages, quarto. Illustrated with many black and white photo reproductions of Hemingway hunting, fishing in Ketchum, Idaho. Color endpapers. Light crease on bottom half of first few pages, else book is in Very Good condition. Dust jacket in Fine condition. 122615A View more info

Henry Miller, Expatriate.

By: Baxter, Annette Kar.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press: (1961)

Seller ID: 000015145

Condition: Very good

Softcover, viii [2] 201 pages. Includes notes, bibliography. Spine a bit browned, still Very Good. 042407A View more info


By: Briffault, Robert. Edited by Lawrence F. Koons.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Press: 1965

Edition: first edition thus.

Seller ID: 000016830

Condition: Fine

Octavo, royal blue cloth covers with gilt design and titles, xvi [8] 296 pages. Includes black and white illustrations, notes, index. Translated from the French by the author. Couple of tiny closed tears on top edge of front dj panel, and a little creasinf=g at top edge of rear panel. Former owner name on front free endpaper. Poetry. 040414B View more info

THE WASP IN A WIG. A "Suppressed" episode of Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.

By: Carroll, Lewis. Ed. by Edward Guiliano. with a Preface, Introduction, and Notes by Martin Gardner.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.: (1977)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000018243

ISBN: 0517532662

Condition: Fine

Small quarto (approx. 6 1/8" wide by 9 1/4" tall), terra-cotta colored cloth covers, xiv [2] 68 pages plus colophon and A Note About the Lewis Carroll Society. Includes facsimiles. Book is in fine condition; dust jacket has a short closed tear at bottom edge of front cover, else Very Good. 092715C View more info


By: Cendrars, Blaise. Edited, and with a critical introuduction by Walter Albert. Foreword by Henry Miller

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (New York), New Directions: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12504

Condition: Very good

x [2] 274 pages + 2 pages of ads, octavo. Book has light wear at edges, corners rounded, Very Good. Dust jacket has some rubbing at edges, still Very Good. "..the greater part of the selection is concentrated on Cendrars poetry (with the French text printed 'en face' ), there are also representative excerpts from the major novels and other prose books, as well as several essays, including impressions of Chagall and Picasso. The translations are by Walter Albert, John Dos Passos, Scott Bates, and H. L. Stuart." 091306 View more info


By: Chadbourne, Richard M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Twayne Publishers: (1977)

Edition: first printing

Seller ID: 000015126

ISBN: 0805762906

Condition: Good +

Part of Twayne's World Authors series:TWAS 453: France. Octavo, green cloth covers, gilt titles, 193 pages. Includes notes and references, bibliography, and index. Ex-library (non-circulating) with spine label, stamps, and labels. In nice, tight condition except for the library markings. 032509A View more info

AMERICAN BOOKS ABROAD. Toward A National Policy

By: Childs, William M. and Donald E. McNeill, editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation., (c. 1986),: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11971

Condition: Very good

Pages xxiv + 309, 8vo. Includes index. Red cloth covers with gilt titles. Very Good condition. With a foreword by Ambassador Jeane J. Kirkpatrick. 020207A View more info


By: Conrad, Joseph.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. and Toronto, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1921

Edition: limited edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000015793

Condition: Very good +

Octavo, 178 pages. Number 158 of a limited editon of 250 copies. Signed by Joseph Conrad on the limitation page. Bound in cream parchment boards with gilt ship design and titles on top cover and spine; gilt rules, and blue stripe on front and rear and blue tips on corners. Corners lightly worn and some darkening at head of spine and foot of spine. Bookplate of prominent Chicago book collectors of the early 20th century on the front paste-down endpaper. CRBC View more info


By: Daniel, George.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Basil Montague Pickering: 1863

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000018050

Condition: Good +

16mo. Publisher's binding, Good + Daniel was a friend of many authors including Charles Lamb, and Robert Bloomfield, as well as a satirical poet himself, and a book collector as well. His essay on Charles Lamb runs from pages 1-31, followed by an essay on Samuel Johnson, pp. 32-62 (an essay in reply to Macaulay's pievces on Dr. Johnson) followed by a piece on "Old Father Christmas." Presentation copy, inscribed on the flyleaf, "To Mr. and Mrs. Timlins / From Their Friend / The Author / 1863." Daniel also admired dramatists (he owned the four folios of Shaqkespeare, and a not... View more info


By: De Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Biblioteca Hispania: 1963

Seller ID: 000015332

Condition: Very good

Two volumes. Pictorial cloth covers, very light wear at edges. Small bookstore label on front free endpaper of volume 1. Editorial Ramon Sopena S. A. Black and white llustrations. Text in Spanish. Primera Parte: 624 pages. Segunda Parte: 656 pages. Extra shipping charges will apply for expedited or international shipping of this two-volume set. 020207A or CRBC View more info

THE GULL'S HORNBOOK. Stultorum Plena Sunt Omnia. Al Savio Mezza Paola Basta

By: Decker, Thomas (Deckar)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Reeves and Turner, 1872,: 1872

Seller ID: 11062

Condition: Very Good

Pages 77, octavo, reprint of 1609 edition. Edited by Charles Hindley. Stiff paper covers with typed label on front cover. Some foxing on inner pages. Covers have slight wear, Very Good. Decker was a contemporary of Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare. 090105A View more info

THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS OF LONDON drawn in seven several coaches, through the seven several gates of the City; bringing the plague with them [October] 1606.

By: Decker, Thomas (Dekker) Edited by Edward Arber.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westminister, Archibald Constable and Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 000016838

Condition: Very Good

Octavo, blue cloth covers, xii [2] + 50 pages. 040414C View more info


By: Doestoevsky, Fyodor. Edited and with an introduction by Edward Wasiolek.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago,: 1969

Seller ID: 7689

Condition: Very Good

Pages pp: vi + 570, 8vo. Translated by Victor Terras. Includes index and black and white illus. Former owner name blacked out with marker on front endpaper. Dust jacket sunned on spine and edges. 072900A View more info

THE BEST TIMES. An Informal Memoir

By: Dos Passos, John.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The New American Library: (c. 1966)

Edition: second printing

Seller ID: 000017810

Condition: Fine

Octavo, (approx. 5 3/4' wide by 8 5/8" tall) blue and green cloth covers, 229 pages.Book and dust jacket in Fine condition. 032509A View more info