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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....
The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale
Conrad, Joseph
London: Methuen & Co. 1907. First edition. A Very Good - copy, minus on account of dampstaining on the rear board and soiling to the spine. Hinges uncracked and internal...
A Picturesque Voyage to India by way of China
Daniell, Thomas and William
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1810. First edition. In a modern, quarter-leather binding with five raised bands. Printed title page followed by two page introduction then 50 hand-colored plates...
ASK THE DUST (INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION)
Fante, John
New York: Stackpole Sons, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. The extremely scarce first printing of Fante's magnum opus. Book is Fine, tight, square and seemingly unread. Inscribed by the author in...
CANNERY ROW (Uncorrected Proof)
Steinbeck, John
New York: The Viking Press, 1945. Uncorrected Proof, preceding the First Edition. Copy belonging to noted designer Isabel Roberts, with her name in holograph pencil on the first leaf. Roberts...
Isabella or the Pot of Basil
Keats, John (W. B. Macdougall illustrator)
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. Ltd. 1898. First edition thus. Beautifully bound in full dark blue calf with gilt designs on the front cover, the spine and turn-ins...
THE LAND OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN (INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION)
Maugham, W. Somerset
London: William Heinemann, 1905. First edition. A Very Good copy of Maugham's first travel book, documenting his experiences in Andalucia. Stott's binding variant (i) with wear at corners, but retaining...
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB
Dickens, Charles
London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. First edition. 8vo: [xvi], 609, [1], complete with 43 inserted plates, although bound without the half-title. The textual points are generally second state, showing corrections...
SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE (ARC). Or The Children's Crusade
Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt
New York: Delacorte Press, 1969. First edition. A lovely, Near Fine copy of the book apparently read just once with a few page corners creased where they were turned down...
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Dahl, Roald
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First Edition. Originally published in the US three years before being published in the UK. True first issue of this children's classic with the...
Index Librorum Prohibitorum
Rome: Typographia Rev. Camerae Apostolicae, 1819 [1825]. Octavo: xliv, 351, 3, 4, 3, 3, 3, 4. (v-viii misbound after p. xii). Engraved half-title showing the burning of books, title vignette...
TREASURE ISLAND
Stevenson, Robert Louis
London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1883. First edition. Octavo (pages 191 x 124 mm): viii, 292, [4 pgs. advertisements dated "5R-10.83"]. Frontispiece map of Treasure Island printed in four colors...
A YANKEE IN CANADA, With Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers
Thoreau, Henry David
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First edition. Bound in publisher's original "C" cloth, binding "A," BAL 20117. One of 1546 copies. A Fine copy with only the most trivial wear...
THE CALIFORNIA AND OREGON TRAIL
Parkman Jr., Francis
New York: George P. Putnam, 1849. First edition. Second printing with ads 1-6 & 8 bound at the rear and worn type pgs. 436-437. A Good + copy in the...
FATHERS AND SONS
[Turgenev] Turgenef, Ivan Sergheievitch
New York: Leypoldt & Holt, 1867. First English language edition. Translated from the Russian by Eugene Schuyler. This copy Very Good or a little better with blue boards mottled and...
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...
UNCLE REMUS His Songs and His Sayings the Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation
Harris, Joel Chandler
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First edition. First printing with "presumptive" on page 9 and the correct ads in the back. (BAL 7100) A lovely, Near Fine copy...
FAUST
Goethe (John Anster trans. & Harry Clarke...
New York: Dingwall Rock Limited, 1925. First edition thus. A SIGNED, Limited edition of "Faust" translated by John Anster and illustrated by Harry Clarke (with Clarke's signature on the limitation...
RANCH LIFE AND THE HUNTING-TRAIL
Roosevelt, Theodore
New York: The Century Co. 1888. First edition. Second issue in the brown cloth binding with gilt stamping and beveled boards, all page edges gilt. A solid Near Fine copy...
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 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...
GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
Loos, Anita
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. First edition. Second state with "Devine" on contents page. Book Near Fine with bright red cloth and gilt, a trifle dulled where the jacket...
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
[Pogany, Willy] Omar Khayyam
London: George G. Harrap & Co. 1909. First edition. First impression, one of 525 copies signed by the artist Willy Pogany. Original green cloth with intricate gilt stamping, spine a....
Lonesome Dove (Inscribed First Edition)
McMurtry, Larry
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985. First edition. A Fine copy of the book in a Near Fine dust jacket that is toned along the spine and at the edges...
One Christmas (Inscribed first edition)
Capote, Truman
New York: Random House, 1983. First trade edition. Inscribed by the author: "for Dick, who is very special - please look after my dear little Joanne for me, love, Truman."...