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CONFESSIONS OF ZENO
Svevo, Italo (Aron Ettore Schmitz)
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. First American edition. A lovely copy of Svevo's best work, a novel that is widely regarded as the "great modern Italian novel." Book Fine...
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS
Cooper, James Fenimore
Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826. First edition. 2 vols. Collation: Vol. I: [i-xii], [1]-282, [blank]; Vol. II: [i-iv], [1]-289, [blank]; collates complete. First issue (BAL 3833 state A)...
Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit is Rich; Rabbit at Rest
Updike, John
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960, 1971, 1981, 1990. First editions. A complete first edition set of the Rabbit Angstrom tetralogy. "Rabbit, Run" is Fine, although a touch sunned along...
METHUSELAH'S CHILDREN
Heinlein, Robert A.
Hicksville, NY: Gnome Press, [1958]. First edition. A beautiful, Fine copy of the book, clean, fresh and unread, in a Near Fine, second state dust jacket. Jacket has trivial creasing...
Horou Apollonos Neilo ou hieroglyphika. Ori Apollinis Niliaci, De sacris notis & sculturis libri duo
HORAPOLLO
Paris: Apud Iacobum Keruer, 1551. First edition thus. Octavo (pgs. 104 x 165 mm): [20], 240, [4]; complete with 195 woodcuts in the text, lacking initial blank. 17th century full...
CONFESSIONS OF A MAN INSANE ENOUGH TO SLEEP WITH BEASTS (Inscribed to the Publisher)
Bukowski, Charles
Bensenville, Ill. Mimeo Press / Publishers of Ole, 1965. First edition. Publisher's illustrated saddle-stitched wrappers, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 24 unpaginated leaves, 2 blanks, alternating colored leaves: maize, white and...
INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE (Presenation Copy)
Rice, Anne
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition. First printing. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by the author to photographer Jim Marshall on the the front flyleaf...
Clerk's draft of a Commission to Sir James Ley, requesting that he perform Sir Francis Bacon's duties as Lord Chancellor during Bacon's trial for corruption.
James I and VI (King of England...
Westminster: March 18, 1621. Westminster, March 18, 1621. Four pages in secretary hand, to Sir James Ley, Lord Chief Justice (Jan. 21, 1621 - Jan. 26, 1625), written by “Edmunds”...
HEARTS OF THREE
London, Jack
New York: Macmillan, 1920. First American edition. First printing in the scarce, unrestored dust jacket. An about Fine copy of the book with bright gilt, sharp boards and likely unread...
NATURAL MAGICK: A Neapolitane: in Twenty Books.
Porta, John Baptista
London: For Thomas Young and Samuel Speed, 1658. First English language edition of Porta's Magiae naturalis libri viginti, originially published in 1558. Full contemporary speckled calf, stamped in blind with...
THE EMBARGO; or, Sketches of the Times with The Spanish Revolution
Bryant, William Cullen
Boston: Printed for the Author, by E. G. House, 1809. Second edition. Following the extremely rare 1808 edition, this one was also paid for by the author's father. Rebound in...
THE TRIAL
Kafka, Franz
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First American edition. Kafka's lasting celebration of bureaucratic absurdities. Near Fine book appearing unread, but cloth not quite bright enough to be called Fine...
THE BATTLEFIELD WHERE THE MOON SAYS I LOVE YOU
Stanford, Frank
Seattle, WA And Fayetteville, AR: Mill Mountain Press / Lost Roads, No. 7-12, 1977. First Edition. Softcover. First Printing. A Very Good+ copy of Stanford's magnum opus, published the year...
THE CAT IN THE HAT
Dr. Seuss [Theodor S. Geisel]
New York: Random House, 1957. First edition. True first printing in matte boards with a single signature and original dust jacket, priced at 200/200. A Fine copy of the book...
THE LIGHTHOUSE AT THE END OF THE WORLD
Verne, Jules
New York: G. Howard Watt, 1924. First American edition. A Very Good + copy of the book with the rear hinge professionally tightened and a previous owner's name on the...
THE TVVOO [TWO] BOOKES OF FRANCIS BACON. Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Humane.
Bacon, Francis
London: Printed for Henrie Tomes, 1605. First edition. Quarto (pgs. 135 x 178 mm): [Title], 1-45; 1-118; complete as to text, lacking blanks and errata. With the typical erratic page...
SOMETIMES A GREAT NOTION
Kesey, Ken
New York: Viking, 1964. First Edition. A true first printing of both the book and dust jacket. Book about Fine with a contemporary gift inscription on the front end paper...
Herbario Novo
Durante, Castore
Venice: Appresso il Sessa, 1617. Second edition. A Good copy of Durante's famous herbal, in a contemporary vellum binding with noticeable wear and soiling. Collation: [10], 492, [52]. Lacking title...
THE NATURAL
Malamud, Bernard
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1952. First edition. A Fine copy of the book in blue cloth (no priority established among the three cloth colors), bright, sharp and square...
THE MAN WHO KNEW COOLIDGE
Lewis, Sinclair
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1928. First edition. A Fine copy of the book, clean and unread, in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket with a small tear and...
The Ring of the Nibelungen
Wagner, Richard
London: Schott's, 1877. First English language edition. First trade edition (and 1st combined edition) in English (translated by Alfred Forman) of The Rhein–Gold, The Walkyrie, Siegfried, and Dusk of the...
Goslarer Evangeliar [Faksimile, Facsimile edition] with the Commentary volume.
Goslarer Evangeliar
Graz, Austria: Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1990. First edition thus. Lovely facsimile by ADEVA of the Goslarer Evangeliar, one of 300 copies. "The Goslar Gospels, so called after its probable...
THE ALCHEMIST (Inscribed First Edition)
Coelho, Paulo
San Francisco: Harper, 1993. First Edition. First US printing. A Fine copy of the book, smelling a bit smoky, otherwise clean and unread. Dust jacket also Fine. Inscribed by the...
THE TRAGEDY OF PUDD'NHEAD WILSON AND THE COMEDY [OF] THOSE EXTRAORDINARY TWINS
Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]
Hartford, Conn. American Publishing Company, 1894. First edition. First state as per BAL. A tight, Near Fine copy of the book with just traces of wear at spine ends, minor...
THE BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First edition. First printing without Scribner's seal on the copyright page, and no ads following the novel. A bright, Near Fine copy of the...