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The Sea

By: Banville, John

Price: $58.50

Publisher: (london), Picador: (2005)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10779

ISBN: 0330483285

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book or dust jacket. There is a former owner name to the upper title page. Not price clipped. Only real problem is that the former owner opened the book too far at the title page and the joint is somewhat weakened here. There are also two pages with small drops of something that may be coffee, not sure. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Deadbone

By: Bode, Vaughn

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13493

ISBN: 0930193989

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated wraps. There is a tiny 1/8" stain to the lower fore edge pages. A very, very minor bump to the lower corner. All else is excellent. Very tight and perhaps never read. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 62 pages View more info

When in Disgrace

By: Boetticher, Budd & Robert Stack & Barnaby Conrad

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Neville: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14683

ISBN: 1882747690

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Yellow cloth. Illustrated. Limited to 1000 copies. There is a spine lean but otherwise a very clean, tight copy. The dust jacket has some light wear. A 3/4" tear and associated creasing to the lower spine end. A couple of smaller tears to the upper, front panel edge. Not price clipped. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 391 pages View more info

Things Left Behind

By: Braunbeck, Gary

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cemetery Dance Pubns: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 13397

ISBN: 1881475212

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Gray boards. Limited edition. #305/500, signed by each of the contributors. There is some bumping to the lower spine end but otherwise nearly fine book and dust jacket. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

The Steel Albatross

By: Carpenter, M. Scott

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14845

ISBN: 0671673130

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed, without inscription, by Carpenter on the half-title page. Lower corners are bumped. Spine ends a bit crimped. Otherwise quite clean and tight. The dust jacket has only minor wear. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Prince of Tides

By: Conroy, Pat

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12990

ISBN: 0395353009

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Blue cloth and boards, fine but for slight bump at lower front edge. SIGNED by Conroy on half title page. Dust jacket fine but price clipped. A better than VG+ copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 567 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Literature Of Modern Arabia An Anthology

By: Jayyusi, Salma Khadra

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10983

ISBN: 0710302614

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Blue cloth, minor wear, foxing on all text block edges. Dust jacket has slight wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 560 pages; This authoritative volume offers the best selections of ninety-four leading poets, dramatists, and short story writers, with selections from Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, the UAE, and Kuwait. View more info

Strange Stains and Mysterious Smells Quentin Cottington's Journal of Faery Research

By: Jones, Terry; Froud, Brian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11320

ISBN: 0684832062

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED with a 2.5" drawing by Froud on half title page. Illustrated boards, slight wear. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages; The former member of Monty Python's Flying Circus presents a journal of fairy research by Quentin Cottingham that attempts to analyze the protoplasmic nature of fairy stains. 60,000 first printing.; Signed by Author View more info

Harvey Kurtzman's Jungle Book

By: Kurtzman, Harvey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kitchen Sink Pr (Nrt): 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13889

ISBN: 0878160213

Condition: Very Good+


Glossy pictorial cloth. An excellent copy with only minimal rubbing to the spine ends and corners. Very light bump to the upper spine. Interior is completely clean and tight. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 140 pages View more info

Contes Des Monts Et Merveilles

By: Lamorlette, Marie Jose

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, Grund: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10992

ISBN: 270001748x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Green cloth, rubbing along lower edges, other light wear, text in French. Dust jacket has minor wear. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 205 pages View more info

The Scorpio Illusion

By: Ludlum, Robert

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13606

ISBN: 0553094416

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


An excellent copy of the book and dust jacket. Nearly fine. Not price clipped. Signed by Ludlum on the front free endpaper. Not inscribed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Ship of Dreams

By: Lumley, Brian & Allen Koszowski

Price: $35.00

Publisher: W.P. Ganley: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 13517

ISBN: 0932445268

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Black cloth. Signed by the author and illustrator on plates to the front and rear pastedowns. Additionally there is a limitation stamp to the front free endpaper that states #60/250. An excellent copy, although there are a few pin-head sized spots to the page edges. The dust jacket has a tiny chip (about 1/16") and light wear to the upper spine end. The slipcase shows some light-colored spotting. Very solid. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

Virgin

By: Patterson, James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10937

ISBN: 0070488207

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book is very nice, minor wear. Dust jacket has a 1/4" tear lower front corner, tiny chipping at upper spine end and upper corners, one 3/4" tear upper rear edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages View more info

The Curse of the Pharaohs

By: Peters, Elizabeth

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Armchair Detective Library: (1990)

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10898

ISBN: 0922890390

Condition: Near Fine


This is a first printing of the Armchair Detective Library collector's edition, issued without a dust jacket. With a new introduction by the author. Blue cloth with silver lettering and design. In the center of the front cover is a portrait of Elizabeth Peters. Below the portrait is a reproduction of her signature, stamped in silver. With very little wear, no bumped corners, no writing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Snake, the Crocodile & the Dog

By: Peters, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11114

ISBN: 044651585x

Condition: Very Good+


Book has minor wear. ARC, 1st edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages View more info

Crocodile on the Sandbank

By: Peters, Elizabeth

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dodd Mead & Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14392

ISBN: 0396070809

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Yellow cloth spine, red boards. Ex-library copy. Public library stamp to the lower title page. Small stamp to the lower page edges. Spine leans, corners are bumped, page edges are soiled. Some very sporadic soiling to the pages. No other names, pockets, or library markings. The dust jacket show wear along edges and spine. There is a 1/2" piece missing from the upper, rear flap. Evidence of tape removal to the underside of the front and rear flaps. Light chipping to the upper, front flap corner. Original price of $7.95 to the flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Blue Train

By: Powell, Lawrence Clark; Afterward by Henry Miller

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Capra Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14808

ISBN: 0884960730

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Blue cloth and blue boards. Signed, inscribed by Powell to Digby Diehl, the first editor of the Los Angeles Times Sunday Book Review. Inscription is dated 1977. Foxing to the upper page edges and sunning to the extreme upper and lower board edges. The dust jacket has a 1/2" tear to the lower, front edge. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Heart Songs and Other Stories

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14691

ISBN: 0684187175

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Complete number line on copyright page. Maroon cloth and boards. Some foxing to the page edges. Short former owner gift inscription to the front free endpaper. All else is nearly fine. The dust jacket would be nearly fine but it being price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Secret History

By: Tartt, Donna

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition (?); Ninth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14896

ISBN: 0679410325

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ninth printing of the first edition, published only a month after the first. SIGNED by Tartt, without inscription, to the half title page. Spine ends a bit crimped. One minor bump to the lower, front edge. Foxing to the upper and fore page edges. Printed, plastic jacket is rubbed and a bit spotted. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 524 pages; Signed by Author View more info