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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

THE PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY CHRONICLE. 2 issues Volume XXVI, Number 1, Autumn 1964; and Volume XXVIII, Number 2, Winter 1967.

By: (Joyce, James)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press:

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000018526

Condition: Good

Two issues with James Joyce related articles. The 1964 issue has an article: "The Sylvia Beach Collection" by Howard C.Rice, Jr. The 1967 issues "The Last Adventures of Ulysses" by A. Walton Litz. Stapled wrappers. 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

VLADIMIR NABOKOV. The American Years.

By: Boyd, Brian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: (1991)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000018722

ISBN: 069106797X

Condition: Fine

Small quarto (approx. 6 1/4" by 9 1/2"), blue cloth covers, xiv + 783 pages Includes black and white illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Book and dust jacket are in fine condition. 121809A 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


By: Cabell, James Branch.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Co.: 1922

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000018420

Condition: near fine

Octavo, brown cloth covers with gilt spine titles, and rampant horse device on front cover. 46 pages. #190 of 365 copies, signed by the author on the limitation page. a little tanning on endpapers, else fine. Dust jacket has chipping at head of spine, and spine is somewhat darkened. 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: 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 Mallac, Guy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, (1982),: 1982

Edition: second printing

Seller ID: 12352

ISBN: 0806116609

Condition: Fine

Pages xxvi + 450 pages, small quarto. Foreword by Rimvydas Silbajoris. Includes black and white illustrations, chronology, notes, and index. Book is in Fine condition. Dust jacket Very Good. 061507A ISBN: 0806116609 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