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Image for surviving civilization ( A Work of Marginalia ) -by Cliff Burns -a Signed Copy

surviving civilization ( A Work of Marginalia ) -by Cliff Burns -a Signed Copy

By: Burns, Cliff (signed)

Price: $31.94

Publisher: Canada, Iqaluit, NWT / Regina, SK: Cliff Burns / Black Dog Press, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159922

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8.25w x 5.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, 60 pages, signed by Cliff Burns, quotation praising Cliff Burns by Kim Newman on rear panel, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Interzone -by William S Burroughs -a Signed Copy ( Early Routines / Naked Lunch related)

Interzone -by William S Burroughs -a Signed Copy ( Early Routines / Naked Lunch related)

By: Burroughs, William S., (signed)(aka: William Lee ); Introduction and Edited by James Grauerholz

Price: $351.94

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Viking, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 160537

ISBN: 0670813478

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine unread copy, in a Near Fine price clipped dustjacket, --- signed by WILLIAM S BURROUGHS without inscription, ---"In 1954 William Burroughs settled in Tangiers, finding a sanctuary of sorts in its shadowy streets, blind alleys, and lowlife decadence. It was this city that served as a catalyst for Burroughs as a writer, the backdrop for one of the most radical transformations of style in literary history. --Burroughs's life during th... View more info

Image for Naked Lunch ---The 50th Anniversary Edition  Containing the Restored Text  (in slipcase as issued)( Interzone; The Examination; Have You Seen Pantopon Rose?; Coke Bugs; The Exterminator Does a Good Job; original introductions and additions by author; etc)

Naked Lunch ---The 50th Anniversary Edition Containing the Restored Text (in slipcase as issued)( Interzone; The Examination; Have You Seen Pantopon Rose?; Coke Bugs; The Exterminator Does a Good Job; original introductions and additions by author; etc)

By: Burroughs, William S., Edited By James Grauerholz and Barry Miles, Afterword By David Ulin

Price: $42.18

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Grove Press, 2009, 1st of the 50th Anniversary Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160805

ISBN: 0802119263

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine / Fine example which is likely unread, in a Near Fine / Fine slipcase, no dustjacket as issued, cover illustration reproduces the cover art of the 1959 Olympia Press 1st edition, very slight rubs at spine tips, looks new, ---"This novel, written in 1959, is an experimental exploration of drug-induced hallucinations - a ride inside the rollercoaster mind of a heroin junkie. A literary landmark and the most shocking novel in the Englis... View more info

Image for The Arabian Nights Entertainments -by Sir Richard Burton, Illustrations / Illustrated By Arthur Szyk / Easton Press Leather Bound Edition / part of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series (includes: Sinbad; Aladdin, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; etc)

The Arabian Nights Entertainments -by Sir Richard Burton, Illustrations / Illustrated By Arthur Szyk / Easton Press Leather Bound Edition / part of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series (includes: Sinbad; Aladdin, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; etc)

By: Burton, Sir Richard (translation / Translator ); Notes By Henry Torrens, Edward Lane, John Payne, Illustrations / Illustrated By Arthur Szyk / Easton Press Leather Bound Edition / part of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series

Price: $31.94

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticutt, Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1981, 1st Easton Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163364

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 7.75w x 10.75h inches, a Near Fine example, dark green leather, gilt design and lettering, all edges gilt, silk ribbon marker as issued, silk moire endpapers, raised bands on the spine, a tight square clean copy with just a wee bit of very light rubbing, would make a lovely gift, 674 pages plus a further 100+ plus pages of notes, colour illustrations throughout, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additiona... View more info

Image for The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye: Five Fairy Stories --with Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice -TWO VOLUMES -by A S Byatt (inc. Glass Coffin; Gode's Story; Story of the Eldest Princess; Dragon's Breath / Crocodile Tears; A Lamia in the Cevennes; etc)

The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye: Five Fairy Stories --with Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice -TWO VOLUMES -by A S Byatt (inc. Glass Coffin; Gode's Story; Story of the Eldest Princess; Dragon's Breath / Crocodile Tears; A Lamia in the Cevennes; etc)

By: Byatt, A S ( Antonia Susan Byatt Duffy )

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, NY / London, England, N.Y. / New York: Randon House, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing / London, UK: Chatto and Windus, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157000

ISBN: 0679420088

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, both are about 5 x 7 inches, both are Near Fine copies in Near Fine dustjackets, EYE is a Random House 1st edition with the correct number line starting with a '2', Elementals is a Chatto and Windus UK 1st edition, EYE contains: The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye; The Glass Coffin; Gode's Story; The Story of the Eldest Princess; Dragon's Breath ---ELEMENTALS contains: Crocodile Tears; A Lamia in the Cevennes;Cold; ... View more info

Flying with the Mounties -by James Cahill ( RCMP / Royal Canadian Mounted Police )

By: Cahill, James

Price: $19.14

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: A & C Black, 1937, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153081

Condition: Good (see description)


------------hard cover, a solid Good or better copy in blue cloth, age toning to paper, browning to the endpapers, ink gift inscription, in a POOR price clipped dustjacket with large chips and tears, tape repaired, front panel is largely intact and looks somewhat presentable, b&w plates are uncredited, one plate has been folded and creased along one edge, some finger marks to pages, CAHILL also wrote The Black Pirate /and/ The Pilot of Indian Leap, any image directly bes... View more info

Image for Apocryphal Stories ---by Karel Capek (includes:  Punishment of Prometheus; Times Aren't What They Were; Napoleon; Master Hynek Rab of Kufstejn; Romeo and Juliet; Don Juan's Confession; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Goneril; Ophir; Brother Francis; Attila )

Apocryphal Stories ---by Karel Capek (includes: Punishment of Prometheus; Times Aren't What They Were; Napoleon; Master Hynek Rab of Kufstejn; Romeo and Juliet; Don Juan's Confession; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Goneril; Ophir; Brother Francis; Attila )

By: Capek, Karel, Translated By Dora Round

Price: $11.46

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Penguin, 1975, 1st Penguin Edition, First Printing: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 136400

ISBN: 0140038604

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------paperback, a Very Good+ copy, ink name, a bit of age toning to paper, this contains vignettes and short stories including: Punishment of Prometheus; Times Aren't What They Were; Napoleon; Master Hynek Rab of Kufstejn; Romeo and Juliet; Don Juan's Confession; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Goneril; Ophir; Brother Francis; Attila; As in the Good Old days; The Idol Breakers; The Emperor Diocletian; Thersites; Agathon, or Concerning Wisdom; Alexander the Great; Pila... View more info

Image for Illywhacker ---by Peter Carey

Illywhacker ---by Peter Carey

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $12.74

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Faber and Faber, 1985, 1st Edtion, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155231

ISBN: 0571132073

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, on the Booker Prize short list, ---"In Australian slang, an illywhacker is a country fair con man, an unprincipled seller of fake diamonds and dubious tonics. And Herbert Badgery, the 139-year-old narrator of Peter Carey's uproarious novel, may be the king of them all. Vagabond and charlatan, aviator and car salesman, seducer and patriarch, Badgery is a walking embodiment of the Australian national cha... View more info

Image for The Preparation of Ryerson Embury: A Purpose -by Albert R Carman

The Preparation of Ryerson Embury: A Purpose -by Albert R Carman

By: Carman, Albert R ( Richardson )

Price: $42.18

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: T Fisher Unwin, 1900, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162876

Condition: Good (see description)


------------hardcover, about 5.25w x 7.5h inches, a solid Good example, wear and flaking to brown cloth covers, fading to the spine, age toned upper edge of text block, browning to paper, embossed stamp on front endpaper, name stamp in a few spots, no printing info on the copyright page so I am assuming a 1st edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Vengeance:  Stories by Leslie Caron (inc. Pozhaluysta; Curtain Call; Boogeyman; King of the Mountain; Cat-o' Nine Tails; Stardom, at Last; Weekend; Claudine Goes Home; The Dullard; Charles-Henri; George Harcourt, Touring Actor; Vengeance )

Vengeance: Stories by Leslie Caron (inc. Pozhaluysta; Curtain Call; Boogeyman; King of the Mountain; Cat-o' Nine Tails; Stardom, at Last; Weekend; Claudine Goes Home; The Dullard; Charles-Henri; George Harcourt, Touring Actor; Vengeance )

By: Caron, Leslie

Price: $10.18

Publisher: London, England, London. UK: Pavanne / Pan Books, 1983, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157883

ISBN: 0330282492

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Very Good+ copy, light rubbbing, a bit of age toning to paper, by Gigi, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Fireworks:  Nine Stories in Various Disguises ( Souvenir of Japan; Executioner's Beautiful Daughter; Loves of Lady Purple; Smile of Winter; Penetrating to the Heart of the Forest; Flesh & the Mirror; Master; Reflections; Elegy for a Freelance )

Fireworks: Nine Stories in Various Disguises ( Souvenir of Japan; Executioner's Beautiful Daughter; Loves of Lady Purple; Smile of Winter; Penetrating to the Heart of the Forest; Flesh & the Mirror; Master; Reflections; Elegy for a Freelance )

By: Carter, Angela

Price: $10.18

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Harper & Row, 1974 1st U.S. edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154351

ISBN: 0060148527

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine price clipped dustjacket. might be unread, a wee bit of sunning to the spine, this contains: Souvenir of Japan; Executioner's Beautiful Daughter; Loves of Lady Purple; Smile of Winter; Penetrating to the Heart of the Forest; Flesh & the Mirror; Master; Reflections; Elegy for a Freelance; Afterword, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo... View more info

Image for Black Venus's Tale -by Angela Carter with Woodcuts By Philip Sutton

Black Venus's Tale -by Angela Carter with Woodcuts By Philip Sutton

By: Carter, Angela

Price: $12.74

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Next Editions / Faber and Faber, 1980, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159899

ISBN: 090714702X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 6.5w x 9h inches, coil bound, a Near Fine copy, 35 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for OMNIBUS Volume:  The Magic Toyshop; The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman (aka The War of Dreams ); Wise Children -by Angela Carter

OMNIBUS Volume: The Magic Toyshop; The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman (aka The War of Dreams ); Wise Children -by Angela Carter

By: Carter, Angela

Price: $37.06

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Quality Paperback Book Club / QPBC, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160576

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------softcover, about 5w x 8h inches, a Near Fine copy, unread, looks new, collects 3 novels by AC, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

City of Men -a Novel -by Gavin S Casey

By: Casey, Gavin S ( Stodart )

Price: $12.74

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Peter Davies edition, 1950, 1st Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153443

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with light wear and a bit of age toning to paper, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears, a bit of age darkening and small marks to text block, set in the Australian gold fields, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Riverside Chaucer, 3rd Edition ( Based on The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Edited By F N Robinson )(includes: Canterbury tales; Book of Duchess; House of Fame; Anelida and Arcite; Parliament of Fowls; Boece; Troilus and Criseyde; Legend of Good Women )

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey, Edited By Larry D Benson and F N Robinson, with Martin M Crow; Virginia E Leland; Norman Davis

Price: $38.34

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts / Toronto, Ontario, Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Chaucer, 1987, Later Printing of the 1st HM Edition, 3rd Edition: 1987

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160768

ISBN: 0395290317

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------large hardcover, about 8w x 10h inches, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, --- a solid Very Good example, light rubbing, a tight square copy, gently bumped corners, some hi-liting as well as some marginalia as often seen in this book ---this copy has likely fewer than 50 pages with marginalia and hi-liting ---there are fewer than 10 pages with substantial markings and most are just with some brackets ... View more info

Image for GEOFFREY CHAUCER:  Canterbury Tales Rendered Into English By J U Nicolson with Illustrations By Rockwell Kent

GEOFFREY CHAUCER: Canterbury Tales Rendered Into English By J U Nicolson with Illustrations By Rockwell Kent

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; English Rendering By J U [ John Urban ] Nicolson; Intro By Gordon Hall Gerould, Illustrated By Rockwell Kent

Price: $24.26

Publisher: Garden City, NY ( New York ), Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday and Company, 1934, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1934

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157756

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, beige cloth, light wear and rubbing, Rockwell Kent illustartion paste-down on front panel (as issued), 627 pages, b&w illustrations, a pretty nice copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The end of the world as we know it ---by Lesley Choyce -a signed Copy

The end of the world as we know it ---by Lesley Choyce -a signed Copy

By: Choyce, Lesley (signed)

Price: $10.18

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Calgary, AB: Red Deer Press / Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153980

ISBN: 0889953791

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by Choyce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.. View more info

Image for Shooting Butterflies -a Signed Copy

Shooting Butterflies -a Signed Copy

By: Cobbold, Marika (signed)

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McArthur and Company, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147895

ISBN: 1552783529

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


---------- trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with just a wee bit of very light wear, signed and inscribed by Cobbold, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for Defy the Foul Fiend or, the Misadventures of a Heart

Defy the Foul Fiend or, the Misadventures of a Heart

By: Collier, John

Price: $10.18

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Penguin # 666, 1948, 1st Penguin Edition, First printing: 1948

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 136401

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------paperback, a Very Good copy, light wear, a bit of age toning to paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Defy the Foul Fiend or, the Misadventures of a Heart :  The Albatross Modern Continental Library

Defy the Foul Fiend or, the Misadventures of a Heart : The Albatross Modern Continental Library

By: Collier, John

Price: $25.54

Publisher: Europe, Hamburg / Paris / Bologna: Albatross, 1935, 1st albatross Edition, First printing: 1935

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 136402

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------paperback, a Very Good copy, some light soiling to covers, pencil name and address on front endpaper and front cover, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info