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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...
Wonderbook for Girls and Boys
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852. First edition. First printing, with the misprint "lifed" for "lifted" on p. 21, line 3. Small octavo (6 7/16 x 4 1/4 inches; 163...
LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886. First edition. First printing with the De Vinne Press logo p. [210]. A bright, complete copy of the book, easily Very Good, with a....
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...
FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS:. A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
Thompson, Hunter S.
New York: Random House, 1971. First edition. First printing. A Near Fine copy with minor discoloration to board edges and a previous owner's name on the front end paper. Unclipped...
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND & THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE (SIGNED BY ALICE [LIDDELL] HARGREAVES AND FREDERIC WARDE)
Carroll, Lewis [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1932, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. A matching set (both volumes number 574) and each volume signed by Alice [Liddell] Hargreaves, the author's inspiration for the...
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...
WINNER TAKE NOTHING
Hemingway, Ernest
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First edition. First printing with "A" on copyright page and Stallings review on the rear dust jacket panel. A clean, Near Fine book with...
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...
An American Dictionary of the English Language
Webster, Noah
New York: S. Converse, 1828. First edition. Printed by Hezekiah Howe in New Haven. Two quarto volumes (pages 274 x 222 mm), with double fly-leaves beginning and end of each...
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...
The Universal Angler, Made so by Three Books of Fishing. [The Compleat Angler, The Compleat Angler, Part 2, and, The Experienced Angler, or Angling Improved.]
Walton, Izaak; Charles Cotton; and Robert Venables
London: Printed for Richard Marriot, 1676. First combined edition: Fifth edition of the Walton, First edition of the Cotton, and Fourth edition of the Venables. In a modern full morocco...
THE TORRENTS OF SPRING
Hemingway, Ernest
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition. First edition. One of 1250 copies issued. Fine in an extraordinarily bright, about Fine dust jacket. Pages 4 and 5 have were...
[NOVUM ORGANUM] INSTAURATIO MAGNA
Bacon, Sir Francis
[London] Londini: Apud Joannem Billium, 1620. First edition. Second issue with e3 cancelled and previously blank e4 printed with errata and colophon, omitting Norton's name. Folio volume (pages 280 x....
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...
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...
THE CHIMES: A GOBLIN STORY
Dickens, Charles
London: Chapman & Hall, 1845. First edition. Uncommon first state with the publisher's imprint within the illustration on the vignette title page (Smith II.5; Sadlier 683). Small 8vo: (viii), 175...
TRUE GRIT (Family Presentation Copy)
Portis, Charles
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1968. First edition. Inscribed by the author: "For Uncle Cecil and Aunt Katherine with best regards | Buddy Portis | June 17, 1968." Uncle Cecil...
TO A GOD UNKNOWN
Steinbeck, John
New York: Robert A. Ballou, 1933. First Edition. Near Fine and unread in a like dust jacket with some light chipping at the crown (titling not affected). A minute bit...
TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY (Uncorrected Proof)
Steinbeck, John
New York: The Viking Press, 1962. Uncorrected Proof, preceding the First Edition. A rare Steinbeck item, the first appearance of this novel in print. Tipped in mimeograph leaf at the...
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...
SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE (ARC). Or The Children's Crusade
Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt
New York: Delacorte Press, 1969. First edition. First printing. A lovely, Near Fine copy of the book apparently read just once with a few page corners creased where they were...
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...
MORE VERY YOUNG SONGS
Milne, A. A.; H. Fraser-Simson (music); E....
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1928. First edition. Limited to 100 copies, signed by Milne, Shepard and Fraser-Simon. Large portfolio (12 7/8 x 10 1/4 inches), blue cloth spine and...
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...