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Owner's ink inscription on front flyleaf, else a near fine copy. DUNBAR, Paul Laurence. THE UNCALLED. A Novel. [this edition not in BAL, who does note other reprints; originally published in 1898 by Dodd Mead--see BAL 4923]. Twelvemo, pictorial cloth, 255 pages (plus 10 pages of ads).
Light wear on spine, with thin chip at crown; a very good copy of a fragile publication. GEORGE, Henry. PROPERTY IN LAND. A Passage-at-Arms Between the Duke of Argyle and Henry George. [issued as "Vol. 16, No. 796, Sept. 27, 1886, " in the "Lovell's Library" series; preceded by an 1884 edition published in New York, by Funk & Wagnalls]. Twelvemo, printed wrappers, pp. 12(ads), [iii](ads), 77, [2(ads)]. Text includes: 1. "The Prophet of San Francisco, " by the Duke of Argyll in the Nineteenth ...
Slightly rubbed at lower edge of spine, else a fine, bright copy in very good dust jacket; jacket has small chip on lower edge of spine, three other nicks and a short tear, very light dust soiling, else quite crisp and bright. SARTON, May. A SHOWER OF SUMMER DAYS [A Novel]. Octavo, black cloth, 244 pages.
Edition: 1st ed., 2nd printing [with "1892" on the title page: Whiteman's
Publisher: James H. Earle, Boston
Date published: 1892
Description: Owner's early ink inscription on half-title page, hinges tender, spine askew, binding is quite dull and moderately frayed on spine, light edge wear. KELLEY, Emma Dunham. MEGDA by "Forget-Me-Not" (Emma Dunham Kelley). Octavo, brown cloth stamped in gold and black, 394 pages, frontispiece portrait of the author. read more
Edition: 1st ed. thus (by this publisher); issued as a "SPECIAL EDITION,
Publisher: Published for the Inspiration of the Field Secretaries of Lewis E. Myers..., Valparaiso, Indiana/ New York
Date published: 1914
Description: Spine is slightly faded, else a near fine copy, with binding tight, text fresh and clean [issued without dust jacket]. [CATHER, Willa]. MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY by S. S. McClure [ghost written by Willa Cather]. Special Edition. [Crane A7a. iii; with 1914 copyright date, and publisher's imprint on lower spine gilt-stamped: 'Magazine/ Publisher's/ Incorporated']. Octavo, deep red cloth stamped in gilt, pp. xiv, 266, illustrated (with 31 plates, including frontispiece photograph of S. S. McClure). Text ... read more
Edition: 1st U.S. ed. of the author's first book translated into Eng..
Publisher: Harper & Row, New York
Date published: 1968
Description: A fine copy in first issue dust jacket [with photograph of Garcia Marquez on rear panel attributed to Jerry Bauer]. The front flap of the jacket is price-clipped (quite deeply at corner, but with no loss of printing), bit of faint dust soiling on rear... GARCIA MARQUEZ, Gabriel. NO ONE WRITES TO THE COLONEL And Other Stories. Translated from the Spanish by J. S. Bernstein. Octavo, cloth spine, paper-covered boards, 170 pages. read more
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston
Date published: 1973
Description: Owner's ink name on front flyleaf, else a near fine copy in bright, near fine dust jacket. THEROUX, PAUL. SAINT JACK. A Novel. Octavo, cloth, 247 pages. A novel set in Southeast Asia; front flap of dust jacket prints a fifteen-line blurb by Nadine Gordimer. read more
Edition: First edition, advance review copy.
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York
Date published: 1982
Description: A near fine copy in near fine dust jacket. Laid in are publisher's review slip and publisher's postcard announcement for Bech is Back [single stiff card, measuring 4 1/4 by 7 3/4 inches--announcing publication of book, with date of publication, on... UPDIKE, John. BECH IS BACK. Octavo, cloth, 198 pages. read more
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London
Date published: 1953
Description: Endpapers, fore-edge and few pages of text lightly foxed, else a near fine copy in dust jacket; jacket's spine is slightly tanned, else quite crisp and bright. PATON, Alan. TOO LATE THE PHALAROPE. Octavo, cloth, 253 pages. read more
Edition: First Canadian edition.
Binding: Inscribed by W. P. Kinsella on the title page: "For Paul Keery,
Publisher: Collins, Toronto
Date published: 1986
Description: A fine copy in dust jacket. Jacket has small bumped crease on lower spine, else fine. KINSELLA, W. P. THE IOWA BASEBALL CONFEDERACY. Octavo, cloth spine, paper-covered boards, 311 pages. read more