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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: $39.53

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, additional shipping charges might be required depending on destination ---if an issue please inquire before ordering - --- 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 or underlining ---all text is readable, 1327 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: Preface; ... 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: $25.01

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 Images in Jade:  Translations from Classical and Modern Chinese Poetry ( Poems / Poets / China )

Images in Jade: Translations from Classical and Modern Chinese Poetry ( Poems / Poets / China )

By: Christy, Arthur (translator / Editor )(inc. Wang Wei; Chang Ch'Ien; Wang Po; Meng Hao-Jan; Wnag Chien; Chang Chi; Li Po; Tu Fu; Li Shang-Yin; Ts'Ui Hao;; Lum Chang Pak; et al )

Price: $22.37

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York:E P Dutton, 1929, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164282

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Good to Very Good example, light wear and rubbing, asome light soiling, chipping to the labels on the spine and front panel, some pencil notations,, no dustjacket, 191 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

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Shooting Butterflies -a Signed Copy

By: Cobbold, Marika (signed)

Price: $13.13

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 :  The Albatross Modern Continental Library

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

By: Collier, John

Price: $26.33

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

Image for Of Demons and Darkness ---by John Collier (includes:  Bottle Party; De Mortuis; The Devil George and Rosie; Thus I Refute Beelzy; etc)

Of Demons and Darkness ---by John Collier (includes: Bottle Party; De Mortuis; The Devil George and Rosie; Thus I Refute Beelzy; etc)

By: Collier, John, Foreword By Moses Hadad

Price: $15.77

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Corgi, 1965, 1st edition, First printing: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 136404

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------paperback, a Very Good copy, some browning to the paper, ink name, this contains: Foreword; Foreword; Bottle party; De Mortuis; Evening Primrose; Witch's Money; The Devil George and Rosie; Without Benefit of Galsworthy; Season of Mists; Are You Too Late or Was I Too Early?; Fallen Star; Three Bears Cottage; Little Memento; Great Possibilities; Old Acquaintance; The Frog Prince; Over Insurance; Incident on a Lake; Pictures in the Fire; Wet Saturday; Squirrels have Bright Eyes; Halfway to Hell; The Lady on the Gray; Ah, the University; Back for Christmas; Another American Tragedy; C... View more info

Across the Spanish Main: A Tale of the Sea in the Days of Queen Bess

By: Collingwood, Harry (penname for William Joseph Cosens Lancaster )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: Blackie and Sons edition, No Date (circa 1930 ), 1st Printing: 1930

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153711

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy, in a chipped and torn but attractive dustjacket, scarce in dustjacket, jacket art and frontispiece by Harry Rainey, bottom third of the spine of the jacket is missing, nice decorated boards in a scarce dustjacket, browning to endpapers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

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The Chronicle of Dino Compagni

By: Compagni, Dino, Translated By Else C M Benecke and A G Ferrers Howell

Price: $18.41

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: J M Dent / Aldine House edition, 1906, 1st Printing: 1906

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148074

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------small hardcover, about 4 x 6 inches, blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, a Very Good+ copy, small ink name (of course it's a small ink name ---it's a small book !), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Ninepenny Flute:  Twenty One Tales ( Jove's Nectar; The Gudgeon and the Squirrel; Philosopher's Daughter; His Worship Receives; Deserter; jack the Giant Killer; The Abbotts; Speaking Likenesses; Sofa One, Sofa Two; Chronicles of Andrew; Six Sad Men, etc)

Ninepenny Flute: Twenty One Tales ( Jove's Nectar; The Gudgeon and the Squirrel; Philosopher's Daughter; His Worship Receives; Deserter; jack the Giant Killer; The Abbotts; Speaking Likenesses; Sofa One, Sofa Two; Chronicles of Andrew; Six Sad Men, etc)

By: Coppard, A E ( Alfred Edgar )

Price: $25.01

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: MacMillan, 1937, 1st First 1st Printing: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145521

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a couple of very short closed tears, a very nice example, nice cover art by J S Goodall who became most famous for his illustrations in the Miss Read books, this contains: Ninepenny Flute; Jove's Nectar; The Gudgeon and the Squirrel; Philosopher's Daughter; His Worship Receives; Deserter; jack the Giant Killer; The Abbotts; Speaking Likenesses; Sofa One, Sofa Two; Chronicles of Andrew; Six Sad Men, Good Samaritans; All the Worls a Stage; The Landmark; Life is Like That; Some Talk of Alexander; The Badge; Hannibal's Bust; W... View more info

Image for The Civil War -by Abraham Cowley / University of Toronto Press - Department of English Studies and Texts # 20

The Civil War -by Abraham Cowley / University of Toronto Press - Department of English Studies and Texts # 20

By: Cowley, Abraham; Edited By Allan Pritchard / University of Toronto Press

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ), 1973, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161939

ISBN: 0802052630

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, a wee bit of light rubbing to edges of boards, former owner's name stamp in a couple of places, in an attractive Good or better price clipped dustjacket, some small chips and tears and associated creasing, 196 pages, the complete poem which was at that time recently discovered, plus a 60+ page essay by Pritchard, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Pigeon Shoot:  A Screenplay By James Crumley -a Signed Limited Edition

The Pigeon Shoot: A Screenplay By James Crumley -a Signed Limited Edition

By: Crumley, James (signed)

Price: $79.13

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara, CA.: Neville Publishing, 1987, 1st edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145294

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in orange cloth, no dustjacket, # 187 of 350 copies signed by Crumley, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Muddy Fork: Lord John Press ---by James Crumley --a signed Limited Edition Copy

The Muddy Fork: Lord John Press ---by James Crumley --a signed Limited Edition Copy

By: Crumley, James (signed)

Price: $85.73

Publisher: Northridge, California, Northridge, CA.: Lord John Press, 1984, 1st edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145295

ISBN: 0935716262

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, one of 200 copies signed by Crumley, 25 pages, about 5.25 x 7.5 inches, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles -by Ron Currie Jr. -a Signed Copy

Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles -by Ron Currie Jr. -a Signed Copy

By: Currie, Jr., Ron (signed)

Price: $36.89

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Viking / Penguin Group, 2013, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156946

ISBN: 0670025348

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, front flap has a faint crease, signed without inscription by Ron Currie Jr.,---"Ron Currie, Jr.’s first two works of fiction, God Is Dead and Everything Matters!, dazzled readers and critics alike with their audacity, originality, and psychological insight. Hailed by the New York Times’s Janet Maslin as a "startlingly talented writer", Currie once again moves and provokes us with his latest genre-bending novel, one that asks why literal veracity means more to us than deeper truths. --The protagonist of Flimsy L... View more info

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Don Quixote: A Commentary

By: Czako, Ambosius ( CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel De related)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB: The Christian Press, 1943, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145520

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a Very Good copy, no dustjacket as issued, numbered 173 (of 250 copies), 84 pages, b&w photo on verso of front board is not named but likely Czako, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Undead and Unfinished -VOLUME NINE of the UNDEAD / VAMPIRE QUEEN BETSY Series -by Mary Janice Davidson -a Signed Copy ( Book 9 )(with a Bookmark for RISE of the POISON MOON )

Undead and Unfinished -VOLUME NINE of the UNDEAD / VAMPIRE QUEEN BETSY Series -by Mary Janice Davidson -a Signed Copy ( Book 9 )(with a Bookmark for RISE of the POISON MOON )

By: Davidson, Mary Janice (signed)

Price: $28.97

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Berkley Sensation / Penguin Group, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156823

ISBN: 0425234355

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, feels unread, signed without inscription by MJD, laid into this copy is a bookmark for Rise of the Poison Moon by MJD and Anthony Alongi, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Deptford Trilogy:  Fifth Business; The Manticore; World of Wonders -by Robertson Davies / Illustrations - Illustrated By Peter Stuart / 1st Folio Society Edition ( Omnibus Volume Containing Book 1, 2 & 3 )

The Deptford Trilogy: Fifth Business; The Manticore; World of Wonders -by Robertson Davies / Illustrations - Illustrated By Peter Stuart / 1st Folio Society Edition ( Omnibus Volume Containing Book 1, 2 & 3 )

By: Davies, Robertson / Illustrations / Illustrated By Peter Stuart ( Folio Society

Price: $230.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Folio Society, 2007, 1st Folio edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162663

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, about 6.75w x 10h inches, a Fine example, no dustjacket as issued, housed in a lightly rubbed Near Fine slipcase, lovely full page colour illustrations, a gift worthy edition, 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 Someone's in the Kitchen with Dinah -by Gwen Davis  (togetherness in the suburbs where everything is shared, including wives )( wife swapping )

Someone's in the Kitchen with Dinah -by Gwen Davis (togetherness in the suburbs where everything is shared, including wives )( wife swapping )

By: Davis, Gwen

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: MacFadden Books, 1963, 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing ( Canadian Imprint ): 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164428

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-------------paperback, a solid Very Good example, clean and bright, ink name and address on verso of front cover, a bit of age toning to paper, a humourous novel about the suburbs and the wife swapping experiment in the 1960's, nice Dedini cover art, this Canadian imprint is virtually identical to the US edition but has Printed in Canada on the copyright page, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

The Cat and Battledore, and Other Tales ( The Vendetta; The Purse; The Ball at Sceaux; A Double Family )

By: De Balzac, Honore

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, IL: Belford's Clarke, 1879, 1st American Edition, First Printing: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153440

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------green cloth, gilt lettering and decoration, overall Very Good, front blank endpaper is present but loose, ink name and date on verso of front cover, 333 pages + ads, this contains: the Cat & Battledore; The Vendetta; The Purse; The Ball at Sceaux; A Double Family, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Birds Without Wings ---by Louis De Bernieres -a Signed Copy

Birds Without Wings ---by Louis De Bernieres -a Signed Copy

By: De Bernieres, Louis (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 2004, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162438

ISBN: 0676976948

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, no remainder mark, small name stamp, signed without inscription by Louis de Bernieres, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Coucy Castle Manuscript / N'Heures Souris Rames ---a Signed Copy  ( 40 homophobic French verses that read as English Mother Goose rhymes" with English translations )

The Coucy Castle Manuscript / N'Heures Souris Rames ---a Signed Copy ( 40 homophobic French verses that read as English Mother Goose rhymes" with English translations )

By: De Kay, Ormonde (signed)

Price: $15.77

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Clarkson N Potter, 1980, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1980

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 144241

ISBN: 0517540819

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket with a wee bit of very light soiling to rear panel, signed and inscribed by de Kay on the front blank endpaper, 40 plus 8 pages, states "40 homophobic French verses that read as English Mother Goose rhymes" with English translations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info