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Image for Water for Elephants ---by Sara Gruen

Water for Elephants ---by Sara Gruen

By: Gruen, Sara

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155086

ISBN: 0002007770

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, ink name and date on front blank endpaper, made into a quite acceptable movie starring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson, ---ah, the circus!, ---"Orphaned and penniless at the height of the Depression, Jacob Jankowski escapes everything he knows by jumping on a passing train—and inadvertently runs away with the circus. So begins Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen’s darkly beautiful tale about the characters who inhabit the less-than-greatest show on earth. ---Jacob finds a place tending the circus animals, including ... View more info

Image for The Gorse Trilogy ---by Patrick Hamilton (omnibus Edition with:  The West Pier; Mr Stimpson and Mr Gorse (aka: The Charmer ); Unknown Assailant )( Book 1, 2 and 3 in one volume )

The Gorse Trilogy ---by Patrick Hamilton (omnibus Edition with: The West Pier; Mr Stimpson and Mr Gorse (aka: The Charmer ); Unknown Assailant )( Book 1, 2 and 3 in one volume )

By: Hamilton, Patrick; Introduction by D J Taylor

Price: $23.69

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Black Spring Press, 2007, 1st Black Spring Omnibus Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157311

ISBN: 0948238348

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------trade paperback, about 5 x 7.75 inches, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light rubbing and edge wear, spine crease, ink name, xiv + 603 pages, ---"A satirical picture of a small group of Reading residents and a study of the British class system and snobbery. Hamilton's world is peopled with sad, brooding characters trailing on the edge of society, leading bleak, loveless lives. The author also wrote "Hangover Square" ---In Ernest Ralph Gorse, Patrick Hamilton creates one of fiction’s most captivating anti-heroes, whose heartlessness and lack of scruple are matched only ... View more info

Image for ALOHA MELE:  A Song of Aloha -a Collector's Book of Hawaiian Art and Poetry in English and Hawaiian -by Diana Hansen-Young ( Hawaii )

ALOHA MELE: A Song of Aloha -a Collector's Book of Hawaiian Art and Poetry in English and Hawaiian -by Diana Hansen-Young ( Hawaii )

By: Hansen-Young, Diana

Price: $11.81

Publisher: USA, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii: Kahaluu Press / The Diana Hansen-Young Corporation, 1990, 1st edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154429

ISBN: 0925987123

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, poetry in English and Hawaiian side-by-side, colour illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for I Have Lived with Shades: Poems and Prose By Thomas Hardy, to Celebrate the Centenary of Hardy's Wessex Poems, Photographs By Philip Galvan (signed)(  Poetry + Excerpts from: The Woodlanders, Far from the Madding Crowd; Return of the Native; Tess, etc )

I Have Lived with Shades: Poems and Prose By Thomas Hardy, to Celebrate the Centenary of Hardy's Wessex Poems, Photographs By Philip Galvan (signed)( Poetry + Excerpts from: The Woodlanders, Far from the Madding Crowd; Return of the Native; Tess, etc )

By: Hardy, Thomas; Foreword By James Gibson, Photos By Philip Galvan (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Dorset, England, Dorset, UK: Ridgeway Publishing, 1999, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 159520

ISBN: 0953366405

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 8w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, WITHDRAWN stamp but this is not an exlibrary copy but was donated to a library, signed without inscription by thge photographer Philip Galvan, 95 pages, b&w photos---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Transcontinental Pedestrians:  Canada's First Cross country Walk ( 1906 )( John Hugh Gillis )

Transcontinental Pedestrians: Canada's First Cross country Walk ( 1906 )( John Hugh Gillis )

By: Hart, George Edward; Intro By Jonathan Vance

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON: FitzHenry and Whiteside, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161085

ISBN: 1550413457

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good example, looks Near Fine but there are some faint marks to the edges of the text block, 280 pages, b&w photos, ---"In the annals of Canadian folklore, few stories are as ripe with adventure and the spirit of the times as that of the three young Cape Bretoners who, on a dare and a bet, set out from North Sydney, Nova Scotia to walk across North America and back within a year. ---It was winter 1906. And although all eventually failed the madcap adventure, one of the men, John Hugh Gillis, did reach Vancouver, making him the very first t... View more info

Image for The Believers ---by Zoe Heller -a Signed Copy

The Believers ---by Zoe Heller -a Signed Copy

By: Heller, Zoe (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157336

ISBN: 0676978053

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription and dated in 2009 by the author, looks new, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for FOUR VOLUMES: The Sun Also Rises; A Farewell to Arms; For Whom the Bell Tolls; The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway The First Forty-Nine (stories Inc Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber; Snows of Kilimanjaro; etc)

FOUR VOLUMES: The Sun Also Rises; A Farewell to Arms; For Whom the Bell Tolls; The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway The First Forty-Nine (stories Inc Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber; Snows of Kilimanjaro; etc)

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $65.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: Scribner's, 1996 / 1997,1st Scribners Classics Edition, Later Printings: 1997

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164406

ISBN: 0684837862

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------4 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE although extra shipping may be required depending upon destination ---if an issue please inquire before ordering ), hardcovers, all are Near Fine examples, remainder mark on SHORT, all in lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjackets,all in uniform format and condition, preface in the short story collection ---the short story collection contains: Preface to The First Forty-Nine from 1938; The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber; The Capital of the World; The Snows of Kilimanjaro; Old Man at the Bridge; Up in Michigan; On the Quai at Smyrna; Indian Camp; The D... View more info

Image for FIVE VOLUMES:  A Moveable Feast; The Sun Also Rises; A Farewell to Arms; For Whom the Bell Tolls; The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway The Finca Vigia Edition (stories Inc Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber; Snows of Kilimanjaro; etc)

FIVE VOLUMES: A Moveable Feast; The Sun Also Rises; A Farewell to Arms; For Whom the Bell Tolls; The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway The Finca Vigia Edition (stories Inc Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber; Snows of Kilimanjaro; etc)

By: Hemingway, Ernest ( Preface By John, Patrick and Gregory Hemingway )

Price: $85.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: BOMC - Book of the Month Club Editions, 1993, 1st Printings: 1993

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164249

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------5 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE although extra shipping may be required depending upon destination ---if an issue please inquire before ordering ), hardcovers, all are Fine examples, one gently bumped corner on ARMS --- in Fine dustjackets, each dustjacket shows a different photo of EH, these feel unread, all in uniform format and condition, preface in the short story collection ---the short story collection contains: Preface to The First Forty-Nine from 1938; The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber; The Capital of the World; The Snows of Kilimanjaro; Old Man at the Bridge; Up in M... View more info

Image for The Golden Sovereign -by Laurence Housman / Illustrated / Illustrations By E H ( Ernest ) Shepard ( plays which have previously appeared in Palace plays, Cornered poets, Angels and ministers, Possession, Dethronements, Echo de Paris, and Palace Scenes )

The Golden Sovereign -by Laurence Housman / Illustrated / Illustrations By E H ( Ernest ) Shepard ( plays which have previously appeared in Palace plays, Cornered poets, Angels and ministers, Possession, Dethronements, Echo de Paris, and Palace Scenes )

By: Housman, Laurence / Illustrated / Illustrations By E H ( Ernest ) Shepard

Price: $23.69

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Jonathan Cape, 1937, 1st edition, First Impression: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161216

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, green cloth, a solid Very Good to Very Good+ example, a bit of fadingto the spine of the book, a bit of dustiness to the upper edge of the text block, ink number, in an attractive Good or better dustjacket, light rubbing and soiling to the predominately cream coloured jacket, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A Crystal Age -a Fantasy of the Future By W H Hudson ( Armed Services Edition / ASE # G-196)

A Crystal Age -a Fantasy of the Future By W H Hudson ( Armed Services Edition / ASE # G-196)

By: Hudson, W H

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Armed Services Edition / ASE, no Date ( 1944 ? ), 1st ASE Edition, First Printing: 1944

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 135716

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 Brave New World / Brave New World Revisited ---by Aldous Huxley, Foreword by Christopher Hitchens (inc.  Life of the Mind; Too Far Ahead of its Time; Contemporary Response to BNW / BNWR; Letter to George Orwell; Complete Bibliography, etc)

Brave New World / Brave New World Revisited ---by Aldous Huxley, Foreword by Christopher Hitchens (inc. Life of the Mind; Too Far Ahead of its Time; Contemporary Response to BNW / BNWR; Letter to George Orwell; Complete Bibliography, etc)

By: Huxley, Aldous; Foreword by Christopher Hitchens

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: HarperPerennial / Harper Perennial / HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2005, Later Printing: 2005

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157269

ISBN: 0060776099

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, about 5.25 x 8 inches, a Near Fine copy, remainder mark, xxi + 340 + 16 pages, BNW is fiction, BNWR is non-fiction and was originally released as a series of essays by Newsday, Hitchens foreword is about 14/15 pages, at the rear of the book is a 16 page section which includes: Aldous Huxley, A Life of the Mind; Too Far Ahead of its Time; The Contemporary Respone to BNW (1932); Prophecies Fulfilled: The Contemporary Response to BNWR (1958); A Letter to George Orwell; The complete AH Bibliography; Have You Read?, any image directly beside this listing is the actual b... View more info

Setting Free the Bears ---by John Irving

By: Irving, John (born John Wallace Blunt, Jr )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Pocket Books, 1979, 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151944

ISBN: 0671822551

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------paperback, a solid clean Very Good to Very Good+ copy, a bit of light wear, a bit of age toning to paper, no cover or spine creases, a tight square copy, ---Siggy and Hannes were disenchanted students and fellow conspirators. Astride a 700cc Royal Enfield motorcycle, they roamed the Austrian countryside. When Gallen, a lovely hitchhiker, joined them, they zeroed in on the Vienna Zoo--and Siggy's dream: setting free the bears! , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for A Widow for One Year -by John Irving -a Signed Copy ( 1 )

A Widow for One Year -by John Irving -a Signed Copy ( 1 )

By: Irving, John (signed)(born John Wallace Blunt, Jr )

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 1998, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1998

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 158449

ISBN: 067697080X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, this copy has been signed without inscription by John Irving, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for A Widow for One Year -by John Irving -a Signed Copy ( 1 )

A Widow for One Year -by John Irving -a Signed Copy ( 1 )

By: Irving, John (signed)(born John Wallace Blunt, Jr )

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 1998, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1998

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159623

ISBN: 067697080X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, this copy has been signed without inscription by John Irving, one corner is ever so slightly rubbed, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for OMNIBUS Containing:  Life Among the Savages /and/ Raising Demons -by Shirley Jackson

OMNIBUS Containing: Life Among the Savages /and/ Raising Demons -by Shirley Jackson

By: Jackson, Shirley

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: QPBC / Quality Paperback Book Club, 1998, 1st Omnibus Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161492

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------trade paperback, about 5.25w x 8h inches, a near Fine example, looks and feels like it is unread, no writing in the book, a sharp copy that collects 2 of Jackson's more popular novels, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A Spell of Evil ---a Play in Three Acts ---by John Jakes

A Spell of Evil ---a Play in Three Acts ---by John Jakes

By: Jakes, John (akaAlexander Blade, Darius John Granger, Alan Henry, John W. Jakes, J. W. Jakes, Alan Payne, Jay Scotland, S. M. Tenneshaw, C. H. Thames, Allen Wilder )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Illinois, Elgin, IL: Performance Publishing, 1972, 1st Edition Thus, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 134091

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


---------small softcover about 5 x 7.5 inches, Very Good+, some pencil notes on rear blank endpaper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Island Motif in the Prose Works of Ernst Wiechert -by Marianne R Jetter (signed)

The Island Motif in the Prose Works of Ernst Wiechert -by Marianne R Jetter (signed)

By: Jetter, Marianne R (signed) ( Ernst Emil Wiechert related)

Price: $79.13

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: Continental Book Centre, 1957, First Edition, 1st Printing: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed

Seller ID: 162679

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, about 5.25w x 8h inches, blue paper boards, a Very Good+ example, corners are ever so slightly bumped, a wee bit of light rubbing to edges, in a Good or better glassine dustjacket with some short tears and small nicks, inscribed by the author "To P____ with love from Marianne", 96 pages, scarce, Jetter died in 1960 at the age of 49, 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 High Gear (inc. Dirt Track Thunder; Elimination Race; Smashup; Hearse of the Speedway; Phantom Flivver; Flags in Castelfiorentino; A Model T Named IT; 1924 Cadillac for Sale, etc)

High Gear (inc. Dirt Track Thunder; Elimination Race; Smashup; Hearse of the Speedway; Phantom Flivver; Flags in Castelfiorentino; A Model T Named IT; 1924 Cadillac for Sale, etc)

By: Jones, Evan (ed) Henry Gregor Felsen Ken Purdy William Campbell Gault Wm F Nolan Bill Maudlin; John D MacDonald James Thurber; Wm Saroyan; J Steinbeck; Cameron Hawley; Robert Switzer; R Westerby; Frank Harvey; Luther Mott; Dean Evans; Francis Steegmuller

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Bantam Pathfinder, 1963, 1st Bantam Pathfinder Edition, First Printing: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163325

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------paperback, a solid clean Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, short almost invisible tear on front endpaper, this contains: First Skirmish by Henry Gregor Felsen; Change of Plan by Ken Purdy; Dirt Track Thunder by William Campbell Gault; The Ragged Edge by Wm F Nolan; The Affair of the Wayward Jeep by Bill Maudlin; Elimination Race by John D MacDonald; Smashup by James Thurber; 1924 Cadillac for Sale by Wm Saroyan; A Model T named IT by John Steinbeck; The $20,000,000 Decision by Cameron Hawley; Head-On by Robert Switzer; Money on Morgan by Ro... View more info

Image for Ulysses -by James Joyce

Ulysses -by James Joyce

By: Joyce, James

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Indigo Books & Music / Penguin Random House, 2014, 1st Edition Thus, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164350

ISBN: 0670068810

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 5.5w x 8h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, ribbon marker as issued, an attractive edition, a couple of small faint smudges on the text block, faint crease on rear flap, ine very small nick on jacket rear cover, likely an unread copy, 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 Bachelor Summer ---by Herbert Kastle

Bachelor Summer ---by Herbert Kastle

By: Kastle, Herbert

Price: $11.81

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: Avon Edition # T-355, 1959, 1st Printing, Canadian Imprint: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 137625

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


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