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Image for My Escapes -by A Bachelor

My Escapes -by A Bachelor

By: A Bachelor (penname)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: McBride, Nast & Company, 1912, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163163

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good example, light wear and rubbing, age toning to the outer edge of the text block, business lending library label on verso of the front cover, no dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Classic Short Stories Series By FOLIO SOCIETY: American, Russian, French, Irish -4 Volumes (Rip van Winkle by Washington Irving; Outcasts of Poker Flats; Yellow Wallpaper; Self Made Cuckold; In the Twenty Ninth Century; Russian Beauty Limerick Gloves etc)

Classic Short Stories Series By FOLIO SOCIETY: American, Russian, French, Irish -4 Volumes (Rip van Winkle by Washington Irving; Outcasts of Poker Flats; Yellow Wallpaper; Self Made Cuckold; In the Twenty Ninth Century; Russian Beauty Limerick Gloves etc)

By: Abrahams, William; John Bayley; Brian Masters; Frank Delaney (introductions ) FOLIO SOCIETY Ambrose Bierce; Kate Chopin; Willa Cather; Jack London; Ernest Hemingway; Marguerite de Navarre; Marquis de Sade; Jules Verne; Jean Paul Sartre; Albert Camus; Etc

Price: $98.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Folio Society, 1997, 1997, 1998, 1999, 1st Folio Edition, First and 2nd Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159227

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------4 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, all are illustrated, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, all are Fine copies in very slightly rubbed Near Fine slipcases, no dustjackets as issued, all 4 books are about 6.25w x 9.5h inches, all in uniform format and condition, American and Russian are 1997 and are 2nd printings, French is 1998 and is a 1st printing, Irish is 1999 and is a 1st printing ---AMERICAN (436 pages ) contains: AMERICAN (436 pages ) contains: Intro by William Abrahams; Rip van Winkle by Washington Irving; Th... View more info

Image for Horatio Stubbs Series:  The Hand Reared Boy ---with A Soldier Erect ---with A Rude Awakening ---3 Volumes ---Book 1, 2 and 3 of the Trilogy ---by Brian Aldiss ---all Signed

Horatio Stubbs Series: The Hand Reared Boy ---with A Soldier Erect ---with A Rude Awakening ---3 Volumes ---Book 1, 2 and 3 of the Trilogy ---by Brian Aldiss ---all Signed

By: Aldiss, Brian W ( Signed )(Pseudonyms: Jael Cracken, Peter Pica, John Runciman, C.C. Shackleton, Arch Mendicant, & "Doc" Peristyle )

Price: $59.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Corgi, 1979, 1st Paperback Editions, First and Later Printings: 1979

Edition: Later and/or First Printings

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 138478

ISBN: 0552111422

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperbacks, all are Corgi editions, all are signed and dated 1989 by ALDISS, all in uniform format, a bit of light wear but very nice copies of this erotic romp trilogy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for We Walk Alone Through Lesbos' Lonely Groves ---a Signed Copy

We Walk Alone Through Lesbos' Lonely Groves ---a Signed Copy

By: Aldrich, Ann (aka Marijane Meaker / Vin Packer / M E Kerr ) (Signed)

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticutt, Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Gold Medal # 509, 1956, 1st Edition, 2nd printing, Canadian Imprint: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 149825

Condition: Good (see description)


----------paperback,a solid Good copy, some light wear, a bit of age toning to paper, signed and dated by Aldrich on title page without inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Fable and the Flesh -by Marcel Ayme ( French title: La Vouivre )( Aymé )

The Fable and the Flesh -by Marcel Ayme ( French title: La Vouivre )( Aymé )

By: Aymé, Marcel ( Ayme )

Price: $65.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Mayflower, 1968, 1st Mayflower Edition, 2nd Printing: 1968

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163238

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Very Good copy, a tight square example, a bit of light wear and rubbing, a bit of browning to paper and verso of the covers, scarce, ---Original title "La Vouivre", the Lady of the Serpents, from French folklore. A witty story concerning the appearance of this temptress in a conventional French village., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for The Fable and the Flesh -by Marcel Ayme ( French title: La Vouivre )( Aymé )

The Fable and the Flesh -by Marcel Ayme ( French title: La Vouivre )( Aymé )

By: Aymé, Marcel ( Ayme )

Price: $98.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Bodley Head, 1949, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164386

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary example, usual library stamps and marks although there are no library indications to the spine or covers, no dustjacket, there is no publisher name on the spine so this might be rebound, endpapers appear to be replaced, scarce, ---Original title "La Vouivre", the Lady of the Serpents, from French folklore. A witty story concerning the appearance of this temptress in a conventional French village., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Louisa Murray and Other Tales

Louisa Murray and Other Tales

By: Baker, Mrs F M

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y / New York.: C L Stickney, 1846, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 141500

Condition: Good (see description)


------------hardcover, about 4 x 6.25 inches, a solid Good copy in brown cloth, pencil inscription dated 1850 on front endpaper, a bit of foxing and age toning to paper, a nice little vintage copy of a scarce title from a seldom seen publisher, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A House Boat on the Styx, Being Some Account of the Divers Doings of The Associated Shades -by John Kendrick Bangs ( 1923 Edition in Dustjacket )( Diverse )

A House Boat on the Styx, Being Some Account of the Divers Doings of The Associated Shades -by John Kendrick Bangs ( 1923 Edition in Dustjacket )( Diverse )

By: Bangs, John Kendrick (aka Anne Warrington Witherup )

Price: $30.29

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Harper & Brothers / Harpers, 1923, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160013

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, red cloth, a solid Very Good+ example with a wee bit of very light edge wear, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some chips and very short tears predominately at the spine tips , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Cleaning Up:  Birmingham Science Fiction Club / Novacon 17 ---by Iain M Banks ---a Signed Copy

Cleaning Up: Birmingham Science Fiction Club / Novacon 17 ---by Iain M Banks ---a Signed Copy

By: Banks, Iain M (signed) / Novacon 17 Special / Birmingham Science Fiction Club ( Ian )

Price: $197.93

Publisher: Birmingham, England, Birmingham, UK: Birmingham Science Fiction Club / Novacon 17, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 141563

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback size chapbook, a Near Fine/Fine copy, signed by Banks without inscription, # 404 of 500 copies, a sharp copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Night They Raided Minsky's -by Rowland Barber ( Gregori Burlesque Cover Art )

The Night They Raided Minsky's -by Rowland Barber ( Gregori Burlesque Cover Art )

By: Barber, Rowland

Price: $15.77

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Avon # S-102 ( Canadian Imprint ), 1960 (actually 1964 ), 1st Avon Edition, First Printing: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161068

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------- paperback, a solid Very Good copy, some light rubbing, ---age toning to paper, nice burlesque-y cover art, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Shakespeare Phrase Book -by John Bartlett -a Signed Copy ( William Shakespeare Quotes / Quotations )

The Shakespeare Phrase Book -by John Bartlett -a Signed Copy ( William Shakespeare Quotes / Quotations )

By: Bartlett, John (signed) ( William Shakespeare )

Price: $131.93

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts, Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1881, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157263

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5.5 x 7.5 inches, brown cloth with gilt lettering, a solid Very Good copy with a bit of light tip wear, small bump on edge of rear board, a solid binding, ink name on front endpaper, this copy has been signed on the verso of the cover "Ellen M Lane from the Author Nov 10th 1881" (I am guessing that the middle initial is an "M" ---it may be a "W" or an "H" or some other letter), as well this has been signed on the first blank endpaper "Ellen M Lane from the Author Nov 10th 1881", as well this has had a slip of paper tipped in (... View more info

Image for The Intruder -by Charles Beaumont

The Intruder -by Charles Beaumont

By: Beaumont, Charles ( Pen Name for Charles Nutt )

Price: $11.81

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Dell Edition # F94, 1959, 1st Printing, Canadian Imprint: 1959

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 138661

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Good copy, some spine and cover creases but still a solid copy, some age toning to paper, a novel about racism in the South, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Eddie and the Archangel Mike ---by Barry Benefield  ( Armed Services Edition / ASE # 710 )

Eddie and the Archangel Mike ---by Barry Benefield ( Armed Services Edition / ASE # 710 )

By: Benefield, Barry

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Armed Services Edition / ASE, no date (circa 1942 ), 1st ASE Edition, First Printing: 1942

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 135731

Condition: Good (see description)


----------oblong paperback size softcover, about 5.5 x 3.75 inches, a solid Good copy, some wear and light creases, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Untold Stories -by Alan Bennett (inc. The Lady in the Van; Written on the Body; Diaries; The History Boys; Denton Welch; )( Plays, Radio, TV, Art Architecture Authors, etc)

Untold Stories -by Alan Bennett (inc. The Lady in the Van; Written on the Body; Diaries; The History Boys; Denton Welch; )( Plays, Radio, TV, Art Architecture Authors, etc)

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Faber and Faber / Profile Books, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159212

ISBN: 0571228305

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 6w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket with a very small nick on one edge, 658 pages, b&w photos, one colour illustration, ---"An instant bestseller in the U.K., "Untold Stories" brings together the finest and funniest writing by one of England's best-known literary figures. In his first major collection since "Writing Home, " Alan Bennett opens with a poignant memoir of growing up in Leeds and closes with an account of his cancer diagnosis and recovery, with everything from his much-celebrated essays to his irreverent comi... View more info

Image for The Honeymoon:  A Play in Three Acts ---by Arnold Bennett  ( 3 )

The Honeymoon: A Play in Three Acts ---by Arnold Bennett ( 3 )

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $39.53

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: George H Doran, 1912, 1st Uniform Edition, First Printing: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161743

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, about 5.25w x 7.75h inches, a Very Good+ example with some age toning to the edges of the boards, some browning to the outer edges of the text block, a very tidy copy overall, in the scarce dustjacket which has some small chips and short tears with a bit of loss at spine tips, a, a few pages have been unevenly cut and have some small chips/loss along the fore edge, ny image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Were I to Tell You -Poetry By Bruce Bennet- Drawings By William Roberts -Signed By Both / Wells College Press ( Poems )( poet Chapbook Series )

Were I to Tell You -Poetry By Bruce Bennet- Drawings By William Roberts -Signed By Both / Wells College Press ( Poems )( poet Chapbook Series )

By: Bennett, Bruce (signed); Drawings By William Roberts (signed) / Wells College Press

Price: $52.73

Publisher: USA, Aurora, N.Y.: Wells College Press, 2001, 1st edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164354

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, a Near Fine example, a wee bit of light rubbing, signed by Bennett and Roberts, this is one of 150 signed and numbered copies BUT this copy is unnumbered so likely part of a small over printing, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo /// SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Selected Letters of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Selected Letters of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

By: Bigelow, Gordon E and Laura V Monti (editors), Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Florida, Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida ( Presses ), 1983, 1st edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 143265

ISBN: 0813007283

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket, 414 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Time Pieces - POEMS ---by Michael Bishop

Time Pieces - POEMS ---by Michael Bishop

By: Bishop, Michael

Price: $25.01

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachussetts, Cambridge, MA: Edgewood Press, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 134526

ISBN: 0962906670

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Fine copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Time Pieces - POEMS ---by Michael Bishop

Time Pieces - POEMS ---by Michael Bishop

By: Bishop, Michael

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachussetts, Cambridge, MA: Edgewood Press, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 139350

ISBN: 0962906670

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Fine copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Cheetah-Girl ( Being the MS. Not Published with the Collection Under the Title of The Purple Sapphire ) - Deposited By the Professor of Physiology in the University of Cosmopoli  - Tartarus Press -one of 99 Copies

The Cheetah-Girl ( Being the MS. Not Published with the Collection Under the Title of The Purple Sapphire ) - Deposited By the Professor of Physiology in the University of Cosmopoli - Tartarus Press -one of 99 Copies

By: Blayre, Christopher ( Heron-Allen, Edward ) ( Tartarus Press - R B Russell ( Ray ) - signed letter by Russell on Tartarus Press letterhead )

Price: $527.93

Publisher: Heathfield, England, Heathfield, East Sussex, UK: Tartarus Press, 1998, 1st Tartarus Press Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed Letter

Seller ID: 144677

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with lower corners ever so slightly bumped, in a Near Fine dustjacket with a very small rub mark on front panel, upper edge and fore edge of text block are in gilt, ribbon marker attached as issued, marble endpapers, number 53 of 99 numbered copies from Tartarus Press, a very nice production, preceded by a 20 copy limited edition in 1923, once controversial story of human-feline miscenegation was considered too erotic for publication in the author's early collection titled The Purple Sapphire, laid into this copy is an addendum slip (errata slip) as well a... View more info