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Ralph 124 C41+: A Romance of the Year 2660 (Presentation copy)
Gernsback, Hugo
Boston: The Stratford Company, 1925. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front end paper: "With the compliments of the author H Gernsback 1925." Bookplate on the front paste down...
Alcoholics Anonymous (The AA "Big Book")
Wilson, Bill; and Dr. Bob Smith
New York: Works Publishing Company, 1939. First edition. A Fine copy of the book, bright, crisp, square and completely unused. Pristine. In a Near Fine dust jacket with several short...
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...
A Room of One's Own (Signed Limited Edition)
Woolf, Virginia
London and New York: The Hogarth Press / The Fountain Press, 1929. First edition. One of 492 total copies between the UK and the US, this copy being part of...
FLOWER, FIST AND BESTIAL WAIL ("Author's edition")
Bukowski, Charles
Eureka, CA: Hearse Press, [1960]. First edition. One of 200 copies of Bukowski's debut chapbook. This copy one of approximately five "author's edition" copies with an original illustration by the...
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...
BIBLIOMANIA; Or Book Madness: A Bibliographical Romance, in Six Parts.
Dibdin, Thomas Frognall
London: Printed for the Author, by J. McCreery, 1811. Second edition. Revised and enlarged from the original 1809 edition. Octavo: (xii), 782, (1,errata); with one plate that of M.Luther and...
TLS - One page Typed Letter Signed by Eliot
Eliot, T. S. [Thomas Sterns]
Princeton, NJ: The Institute for Advanced Study, Oct. 28, 1948. A short letter from T. S. Eliot to Mr. Lyman H. Butterfield of Princeton University Library, thanking him for "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 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. A lovely copy of this scarce and important work of modern poetry. Fine...
THE OCTOBER COUNTRY (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)
Bradbury, Ray
New York: Ballantine Books, 1955. First edition. Stated first edition, in Currey binding B, second state, with publisher's logo printed correctly on spine. SIGNED and dated on the half-title "Ray...
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. Binding unrestored, portrait frontis reattached. A first printing copy according...
THE MADMAN: His Parables and Poems
Gibran, Kahlil
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1918. First edition. Gibran's very rare first published work in English. Complete with 71 pages of text, but lacking the 3 plates made from original...
INTENTIONS
Wilde, Oscar
London: James R. Osgood, 1891. First edition. One of 900 copies printed for Great Britain (another 600 were issued for the US). Octavo, 258 pages, original green cloth, gilt-stamped on...
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...
TREASURE ISLAND
Stevenson, Robert Louis
London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1883. First edition. Octavo (pages 191 x 124 mm): viii, 292, [8 pgs. advertisements dated "5R-12.83"]. Frontispiece map of Treasure Island printed in four colors...
TYRANNICK LOVE, OR THE ROYAL MARTYR. A TRAGEDY.
Dryden, John
London: Printed for H. Herringman, at the sign of the Blew Anchor in the Lower Walk of the New Exchange, 1670. First edition. First issue with original leaf F3 intact...
[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....
A ROOM WITH A VIEW (Presentation Copy)
Forster, E. M. [Edward Morgan]
London: Edward Arnold, 1908. First edition. A solid Very Good+ copy with spine a bit soiled, faded and a trifle cocked, but tight. Mild foxing at end pages and the...
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...
HUDIBRAS: The First Part: Written in the Time of the Late Wars
Butler, Samuel
London: 1663. Third Pirated Edition. Offered for sale is the rare third unauthorized edition with an inverted pyramid on the title page with fourteen ornaments in the top row, ESTC...
CORYATS CRUDITIES. Hastily gobled up in five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy...Helvetia alia Switzerland, some parts of Germany and the Netherlands...
Coryate, Thomas
London: Printed by W[illiam] S[tansby], 1611. First edition. Quarto in eights (8 1/8 x 6 inches; 206 x 153 mm). [-]2; a8-b8 ([-]1 inserted after a3); b4; c8-g8; h4-l4; B8-D8...
THE PEARL (Uncorrected Proof)
Steinbeck, John
New York: The Viking Press, 1947. Uncorrected Proof, preceding the First Edition. A rare Steinbeck item, the first appearance of this novel in print. This is the variant printed in...
THE JUNGLE BOOK & THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK
Kipling, Rudyard
London: Macmillan, 1894, 1895. First editions. A lovely, Near Fine set of Kipling's most beloved work. The first book is clean and bright with minor wear to spine ends, rear...
The Great Sale (Inscribed First Edition)
Wald, Jerry (writing as John Bascom)
New York: Alfred H. King, 1933. First edition. INSCRIBED by the author and screenwriter on the front flyleaf: "To Joe Hoffman / Once a mug, always one. Hope you like...