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THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE
Hardy, Thomas
London: Smith, Elder, & Co. 1878. First edition. First issue in 3 volumes, without the quotation marks after “A Pair of Blue Eyes” on the title of vol. I. Collation...
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Signed first edition)
Rowling, J. K.
London: Bloomsbury, 1998. First edition. Full number-line on the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page with one of her security holograms. A copy that has been...
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer-Poet of Persia, rendered into English by Edward Fitzgerald with an Accompaniment of Drawings by Elihu Vedder (Inscribed by Vedder)
Vedder, Elihu (1836 - 1923) illustrator; Omar...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1884. First Illustrated Edition. Inscribed by Vedder on the first blank: "My dear Mr. Haggin | I send you my autograph with the greatest pleasure...
War and Peace
Tolstoi [Tolstoy], Count Lyof
London: Vizetelly & Co. 1886 - 1887. First English language edition. First English translation, preceding the American translation by Clara Bell published by Gottsberger. This copy mixed, with books one...
Fahrenheit 451 (Asbestos Binding)
Bradbury, Ray
New York: Ballantine Books, Inc. 1953. First edition. A lovely copy of the author's masterpiece, in the rare asbestos binding. One of approximately 200 copies (although a letter from Bradbury...
ROSALIND AND HELEN, A Modern Eclogue
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
London: C[harles] and J[ames] Ollier, 1819. First edition. In a 20th century cloth binding, rebound without half-title or ads. Internal contents are clean and fresh. Including some of Shelley's most...
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Signed by Malcolm Cowley)
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor; Illustrated by Alexander Calder;...
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1946. First edition. A Fine copy of the book, signed by Malcolm Cowley, the dedicatee, by his portrait. In a Very Good example of the...
Today is Friday (with Inscribed Calling Card)
Hemingway, Ernest
New York: The As Stable Productions, 1926. First edition. One of just 300 copies. Near Fine in sewn wrappers in the original Near Fine mailing envelope. Housed in an elegant...
The Constant Nymph
Kennedy, Margaret
London: William Heinemann Ltd. 1924. First edition. A Fine copy of the book, bright and sharp, in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket toned on the spine and at the...
The High Window
Chandler, Raymond
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First edition. A just about Fine copy of the book with a slightly dusty top-edge, in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket with two...
THE FOUNTAINHEAD
Rand, Ayn
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1943. First Edition. Stated first edition in second issue green cloth (any other "issue" points are irrelevant). A bright, beautiful copy, Fine despite a lengthy inscription on the...
TRUE GRIT
Portis, Charles
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1968. First edition. Just about Fine copy of the book, just a trifle handled, but generally in excellent condition. In like dust jacket that has...
THE WASTE LAND
Eliot, T. S. [Thomas Stearns]
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1922. First Edition. Flexible covers. A remarkably well preserved copy of T. S. Eliot's magnum opus. A true first state copy with flexible boards and...
One L (Signed First Edition)
Turow, Scott
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1977. First edition. Signed by the author on the title page in his characteristic later scrawl. A Fine copy of the book in a....
Lapides Capitolini sive fasti consulares triumphalesq romanorum ab urbe condita usque ad tiberium caesarem. [bound with] Le Rovine Del Castello dell' Acqua Giulia; [and] Antichita di Cora
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720 - 1778)
Paris: Firmin Didot, c. 1836. Folio (leaves 593 x 425 mm), three works bound in one volume, collating: half-title, engraved title to Lapides capitolini, engraved dedication to Pope Clement XIII...
The Poems of William Shakespeare, Printed After the Original Copies of Venus and Adonis, 1593. The Rape of Lucrece, 1594. Sonnets, 1609. The Lover's Complaint.
Shakespeare, William (Frederick S. Ellis, Editor)
Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1893. First edition. One of 500 copies printed on paper. Original limp vellum with blue silk ties, one lacking the last few inches, otherwise ties complete...
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN (w. Curved Fly)
Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]
New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. First edition. Original publisher's half-morocco binding with marbled edges and end papers, rebacked to style. A first printing copy according to MacDonnell...
LADIES FROM HELL (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)
Stanford, Frank
Seattle, WA: The Mill Mountain Press, 1974. First Edition. Softcover. Signed by Frank Stanford on the half-title page. Fine in tall red saddle-stitched wrappers as issued. Stanford's second book publication...
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Joyce, James
London: The Egoist Ltd. 1916. First UK edition. One of approximately 750 copies bound for the British market from the first edition American sheets. A Near Fine copy with a....
GERMAN POPULAR STORIES: Translated from the Kinder und Haus Marchen, collected by M.M. Grimm from Oral Tradition
Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm (George Cruikshank, Illustrator)
London: C. Baldwyn; James Robins, 1823; 1826. First English language editions. First issue. Two 12mo volumes (pages 172 x 102 mm): xii (but xiv with half-title), 240; iv (but vi...
Memoirs of Samuel Pepys Comprising His Diary from 1659-1669, Deciphered by the Rev. John Smith...And a Selection From His Private Correspondence.
Pepys, Samuel (editor Richard, Lord Braybrooke)
London: Henry Colburn, 1825. First edition. Quarto (pages 295 x 227 mm) in two volumes: xlii, 498, [2], xlix; [4], 348, vii, [1], 311. With engraved frontis in each volume...
The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale
Goldsmith, Oliver
Salisbury: B. Collins for F. Newbury, 1766. First edition. In a charming full crushed morocco binding by Bedford with gilt detailing in the spine compartments, all edges gilt, inner gilt...
WALDEN: Or, Life in the Woods
Thoreau, Henry David
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. First edition. A Very Good copy, which has benefited from professional restoration to the spine. Cloth added at spine ends and hinges repaired. Retains original...
The Aesthetic Movement in England [Inscribed by Wilde]
[Wilde, Oscar] Walter Hamilton
London: Reeves & Turner, 1882. First edition. Octavo. Original green cloth, decoration and titles to upper board gilt, patterned endpapers. Contents a little shaken, spine repaired at joints and hinges...
GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (Inscribed First Edition)
Loos, Anita
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. First edition. Second state with "Devine" on contents page. Inscribed by the author: "To Mr. and Mrs. Pell | the best publicity agents an...