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the ghosts that come between us Nargis's Journey, A Novel

By: Bahuguna, Bulbul

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago, Drona Publications: 2011

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 15968

ISBN: 0985422203

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 377 pp View more info

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The Big Crowd

By: Baker, Kevin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2013

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23023

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's quarter white cloth over orange boards, dark blue endpapers. . Very small mark on top edge, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. FINE/FINE. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 424 pp View more info

About Catherine de Medici

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1915

Edition: First Edition Thus. Third Printing

Seller ID: 13688

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full burgundy leather, gilt lettering and intricate gilt tooling on spine and cover, t.e.g., illustrated title pages. Edited by Ernest Rhys. Introduction by George Saintsbury. Translated by Clara Bell.. Heads and heels mildly worn with small loss, former owner's name on preliminary page, hinges strong, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . Everyman's Library Series. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. xiii, (i), 350 pp View more info

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The Sign of the Cat and Racket; Bachelor's Establishment (Volume IV of V)

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Avil Publishing Company: 1901

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22792

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, black and red lettering on spine . Spine slightly sunned, foredge foxed, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD . The Works of Honore de Balzac Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 380 pp View more info

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Old Goriot (Le Pere Goriot)

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY and London, The Heritage Press & The Nonesuch Press: N.D.

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27502

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth over printed boards, gilt lettering on spine, nd (c. 1950). Illustrated with color drawings by Rene Ben Sussan. Translated from the French by Ellen Marriage. Introduction by Francois Mauriac. . Spine sunned, former owner's name on ffep, small black stain on title page, else fine; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . Color Illustrations. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. XV, (iii), 317 pp View more info

La Comedie Humaine (The Human Comedy, 51 Volumes, Complete)

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie & Sons: 1899

Edition: Definitive Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27545

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full blue cloth, red and black lettering on paper labels on spines, t.e.g., fore-edges deckle. Illustrated with frontispieces and additional etchings in each volume. Text entirely in English. The volumes are divided into sections by subject, as follows: Parisian Life (1895) - 11 Volumes; Private Life (1896) - 11 Volumes; Provincial Life (1897) - 10 Volumes; Military and Political Life (1898) - 5 Volumes; Philosophic and Analytic Studies (pub. 1899) - 9 Volumes; Country Life (1899) - 3 Volumes; Repertory of La Comedy Humaine (1900) - 2 Volumes. . Labels faded, heads and heels mild... View more info

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Over the Plum Pudding

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harper and Brothers: 1901

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 21568

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's light brown cloth with marbled paper covering boards, gilt decorated tips, gilt medallion with portrait of author on front cover, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, t.e.g., fore-edge and bottom edge deckle, patterned endpapers, black and tan title page, uncut pages. Illustrated with b&w drawings. Advertisements at rear. . Head and heel of spine have slight shelf-wear, front hinge is starting, slight rubbing to edges and tips, former owner's gift inscription, else unmarked, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . B&W drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xi, 245, (6) pp View more info

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Sabine's Notebook In Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin & Sabine Continues

By: Bantock, Nick

Price: $21.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 20530

ISBN: 0811801802

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


The paper covering the rear hinge has a small split at the top (hinge is intact), else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is fine. NEAR FINE/ FINE. . Color drawings. Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info

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The Untouchable

By: Banville, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26526

ISBN: 0679451080

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over tan boards, gilt lettering on spine, gilt title embossed on cover. William John Banville (born 1945), who writes as John Banville and sometimes as Benjamin Black, is an Irish novelist, adapter of dramas, and screenwriter. Recognised for his precise, cold, forensic prose style, Nabokovian inventiveness, and for the dark humour of his generally arch narrators, Banville is considered to be "one of the most imaginative literary novelists writing in the English language today." He has been described as "the heir to Proust, via Nabokov.... View more info

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Weaving the Threads: Discovering the Patterns of Our Lives: 1922-2012

By: Baron, Enid; Barbara Gazzolo (eds)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Enid Baron: 2013

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 17953

ISBN: 1480173142

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. This is a collection of 58 memoirs and tales about events that have shaped the lives of 16 different writers. The tone varies with the subject matter of each piece: humorous, philosophical, elegiac, ironic, etc. This unique collection of short memoirs edited by Enid Baron, Ph.D., and Barbara Gazzolo, M. Div., presents vivid narrative snapshots of personal lives that span the 20th and 21st centuries. Each story is like a postcard sent from an exotic autobiographical location - a site that may stand out in memory for the love or the joy experienced there, or for the pa... View more info

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Weaving the Threads: Discovering the Patterns of Our Lives: 1922-2012

By: Baron, Enid; Barbara Gazzolo (eds)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Enid Baron: 2013

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27328

ISBN: 1480173142

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's glossy wraps. This is a collection of 58 memoirs and tales about events that have shaped the lives of 16 different writers. The tone varies with the subject matter of each piece: humorous, philosophical, elegiac, ironic, etc. This unique collection of short memoirs edited by Enid Baron, Ph.D., and Barbara Gazzolo, M. Div., presents vivid narrative snapshots of personal lives that span the 20th and 21st centuries. Each story is like a postcard sent from an exotic autobiographical location - a site that may stand out in memory for the love or the joy experienced there, or for the pa... View more info

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The Novels, Tales and Sketches of J. M. Barrie (Eleven Volumes, Complete)

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1903

Edition: Author's Edition. 1

Seller ID: 20925

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Eleven volumes, Complete (1901-1903). Full green cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on covers and spines, gilt borders on front covers, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges deckle. Author's facsimile signature in each volume. Tissue-protected frontispieces in each volume. The set includes: (1). Auld Licht Idylls, Better Dead; (2). When a Man's Single; (3). A Window in Thrums, An Edinburgh Eleven; (4&5). The Little Minister; (6&7). Sentimental Tommy; (8). My Lady Nicotine, Margaret Ogilvy; (9&10) Tommy and Grizel; (11). The Little White Bird (which includes the first appearance of Peter Pan). ... View more info

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Better Dead

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Company: 1891

Edition: Second Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19833

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Publisher's full navy cloth with gilt lettering on spine, t.e.g., navy endpapers. This was originally published in 1888 in softcover, and has a wrapper cover bound in as the frontis. The bookplate is from a famous New York literary lawyer.. Head and heel of spine, bottom edge of rear cover and bottom tips are lightly rubbed, fore-edge has one droplet mark, printed bookplate on front pastedown, paper covering front hinge is splitting, but hinge is intact, gilt on spine is faded and the spine is slightly rolled, else unmarked, tight and clean. VERY GOOD-.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 145 pp View more info

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Tommy and Grizel

By: Barrie, James M.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1900

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 15337

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, green, red and gilt lettering and decoration on cover. Illustrated with 12 B&W drawings by Bernard Partridge. . Head and heel of spine mildly worn, hinges professionally repaired, new endpapers, corners lightly bumped, former owner's bookplate on ffep, else fine. VERY GOOD.. B&W Drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (vii), 509 pp View more info

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The Lace Reader

By: Barry, Brunonia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 2008

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27634

ISBN: 0061624764

Condition: Fine in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's dark blue cloth over blue boards, silver lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle, blue endpapers. "In Barry's captivating debut, Towner Whitney, a dazed young woman descended from a long line of mind readers and fortune tellers, has survived numerous traumas and returned to her hometown of Salem, Massachusetts, to recover. Any tranquility in her life is short-lived when her beloved great-aunt Eva drowns under circumstances suggesting foul play. Towner's suspicions are taken with a grain of salt given her history of hallucinatory visions and self-harm. The mystery... View more info

The Barrier

By: Beach, Rex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY and London, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1915

Edition: Second Edition. Later Printing

Seller ID: 27556

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering and blind-stamped decoration on spine, blind-stamped border and medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with tissue-protected B&W frontispiece and three additional B&W plates by Denman Fink.. Light shelf-wear at head and heel, corners moderately worn, front hinge split but strong, else near fine; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . Harper's Tales of the Frontier (Second Series) Series. B&W Plates. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. v, (i), 310 pp View more info

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The Romance of Tristan & Iseult

By: Bedier, Joseph

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 1171

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Quarter bound in red cloth over red, illustrated boards, gilt lettering on black panel on spine, purple speckled edges. Illustrated with color frontispiece and several full-page color plates. . The volume is in excellent condition, tight, square and clean. Spine moderately sunned, former owner's name neatly stamped on ffep, some light wear to corners, else fine. Very light wear and sunning to slipcase including small shadow of former bookseller's label. VERY GOOD+ in VERY GOOD slipcase.. Color Plates. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. (xvi), 173 pp View more info

Anything Goes

By: Bell, Madison Smartt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 2002

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26511

ISBN: 0375421254

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's green cloth over blue boards, silver lettering on spine. A coming-of-age novel which "tells Jesse's story over the course of a year, during which he finds his life slowly being tempered by the unexpected: by a dad who wants to make up and be part of Jesse's life; by a female lead singer who suddenly makes the band sound a lot better than they have any right to be; and by the confidence Jesse begins to feel in his own musical talent." The novel incorporates lyrics to six original songs with music by Bell. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are... View more info

Straight Cut

By: Bell, Madison Smartt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Ticknor & Fields: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26517

ISBN: 0899194389

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth cloth over blue boards, silver lettering on spine, blue endpapers.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent condition; the volume has an old price in pencil on the half title, and the dust jacket shows minor wear at the corners, head and heel, else as new. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (x), 230 pp View more info

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Zero db and Other Stories

By: Bell, Madison Smartt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Ticknor & Fields: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26518

ISBN: 0899194893

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth cloth over tan boards, gilt lettering on spine, red endpapers.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xii), 179 pp View more info