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|Time and the Gods, Dunsany, Lord|
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York & London, 1922
Small 4to. Vellum-backed orange cloth, front, spine and rear panels ruled in gold, leather label lettered and ruled in gold affixed to spine panel, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed, marble
|Rascal / A Memoir of a Better Era, North, Sterling|
E. P. Dutton, New York, 1963
4th printing, with tipped-in typed presentation (TLS) signed by North in red pencil. Lower right corner bumped, otherwise a fine copy in fine dust jacket. Winner of the Dutton Animal Book Award
|The Avila Gold, Westheimer, Donald|
Putnams, New York, 1974
First printing, inscribed by Westheimer on front end-paper. Fine copy with light soiling from shelf-dust on top edge, in fine dust wrapper.
|The Road Through the Wall, Jackson, Shirley|
Farrar Straus and Company, New York, 1948
First edition (with stylized FS to the copyright page.) Pages browned as usual, else fine in fine, price-clipped dustwrapper with very minor edgewear. Where the original price was clipped, there i
|Lars Porsena or The Future of Swearing in Proper Language., Graves, Robert|
E. P. Dutton, New York, 1927
1st ed in dustjacket. Very Good copy in fair dustjacket. Book has some age-toning on back endpapers, otherwise no reportable defects. Bookplate of actor/radio star Jean Herscholt (for whom the Ac
|The Black Path of Fear, Woolrich, Cornell|
Doran and Company / Crime Club, Garden City / New York, 1944
1st Edition, so stated. This bears the ''First Edition'' statement on the copyright page and a 1944 date on the title page. A wartime edition, with a wartime compliance statement on the synopsis p
|Times Square, Woolrich, Cornell|
Horace Liveright, New York, 1929
First Edition with matching dates of 1929 and no subsequent printings. Black cloth stamped brightly in white on the front boards and the spine. No dustjacket. Very good. Prior owner’s stamped name
|The Haunting of Hill House, Jackson, Shirley|
Used, First Edition
Viking Press, New York, 1959
Very good first edition book in good dust jacket, not price-clipped. A couple of wrinkles in cloth at top of spine. Dustjacket has ¼” open tear at top of spine; shelf-wear to all edges; and light
|The Bird's Nest, Jackson, Shirley|
Used, First Edition
Farrar, Strauss and Young, New York, 1954
Fine copy in VG dust jacket with ¼” open tears in middle of spine, several smaller nicks along spine and edges, discoloration of back cover. Not price-clipped.
|The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac., Khayyam, Omar|
Used, First Edition Edmund Dulac
Hodder & Stoughton, London, n.d. (1909)
First Trade Edition. 4to. 20 superb illustrations by Dulac. Publisher's white cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper board, the latter with elaborate gilt decoration; peacock feathers motif en
|The Bay Psalm Book Murder, Harriss, Will|
Used, First Edition
Walker and Company, New York, 1983
Fine, nearly new copy in fine d/w, inscribed by author Harriss on the front endpaper. Accompanied by three signed letters, 1984-1985 by Harris to former Los Angeles book dealer Joan Perkal. One l
|Why England Slept, Kennedy, John|
Hutchinson & Company, London, 1940
1st UK edition, first printing. Hutchison & Co. Ltd (London), 1940. In original dust-jacket with 3s/6p price intact. The book is in good condition: some age-toning and very light foxing on end-pa
|The Old Man and the Sea, Hemingway, Ernest|
Jonathan Cape, London, 1952
1st UK edition; 8vo blue cloth. Good copy in fair dust wrapper with one-inch open tear at bottom of spine, 1/2" open tear at bottom front, and several smaller nicks and tears along edges and corn
|Old Possum's Book of Cats, Eliot, T.S.|
Faber and Faber Ltd, London, 1953
Note: This is NOT a first edition. It is 7th printing (1953). It is a collectible copy because it is accompanied by a signed letter from the illustrator Nicholas Bentley, on his stationary. The
|Artistic Sugar Work and Ice Sculpturing, Heckmann, A. and Schley, Alb.|
Killinger, Nordhausen, 1925
Tall 4to, blue cloth with gilt-lettered cover. An illustrated guide for preparing delicate confections in sugar and ice. English translation, revised by A. Fries. 56 photographic plates, 40 of the
|Love Books of Ovid, The (A. King illustrations), Ovid|
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good;, Jacket: no jacket, as issued., Illustrated by Alexander King.
Art Studio Books., New York:, 1930.
One of the many illustrated, 'erotic' classics published during the 1920-30's. This copy is one of two thousand numbered copies. The book was also published in a deluxe edition of 50 copies, with
|Krazy Kat (Inscribed.), Herriman, George.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good;, Jacket: in fair d/w with several tear
Henry Holt & Co., NY:, 1946.
The first comprehensive anthology of Herriman's classic strip. Introduction by e.e. Cummings. This copy is inscribed inside the front cover with several original pen and ink drawings by Kelly Ki
|The Law on Horseback., Hart, William S.|
Used, Signed Condition: Good;, Jacket: in poor d/w., Illustrated by John Russell Fulton.
The Times-Mirror Press., Los Angeles:, 1935.
A collection of short stories. Full page inscription on front flyleaf.
|The Steam-Engine, or The Powers of Flame., Baker, Thomas.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Good., Jacket: No Jacket.
J. S. Hodson., London:, 1857.
Dark green cloth, blocked and lettered in gold. Signature of previous owner in ink on front paste-down. Baker, the author of many books on civil engineering, wrote this poem as a history of and
|In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, Matthiessen, Peter|
First edition. NY: Viking, 1983. Fine in price-clipped d/w. In the Spirit of Crazy Horse chronicles the history between the Sioux and the United States government, with emphasis on the 1971 shoot
|The Cat and the Cherub and other Stories., Fernald, Chester.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Good;, Jacket: no Jacket, as issued.
The Century Co., New York:, 1896.
A chidren's book about early San Francisco Chinatown.
|The Secret Integration, Pynchon, Thomas|
Aloes Books, London, 1980
First edition, thus. One of 2,500 copies. First state with the print run listed on the back cover. Pristine copy.
|Desert, The., Jeffers, Robinson.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Good;, Jacket: No Jacket as Issued.
Dawson's Book Shop,, Los Angeles:, 1976.
First book publication of Jeffers' poem, first published in the Occidental Mid-Winter magazine, 1905. Fine in outward appearance, but several pages have separated from spine. 2"x2-3/4".
|I Am Legend, The 40th Anniversary Edition, Matheson, Richard|
Gauntlet Publications, Springfield, 1995
Limited to 500 copies. Signed by Matheson, George Clayton Johnson, Matthew R. Bradley, Dan Simmons, and Dennis Etchison. Bound in full red leather with gilt letter spine and front cover. In Fine
|Detective Short Story, The., Queen, Ellery|
Used Condition: Very Good., Jacket: Good.
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1942
Ground breaking bibliography in the field of detective fiction; the first bibliography of the detective short story. One of 1060 copies of which 1000 were offered for sale. Several closed tears
|A Time To Heal, Ford, Gerald R.|
ISBN: 0060112972/9780060112974 Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Jacket: Very Good
Harper & Row, New York, 1979
First edition, first printing, signed by the former U.S. President and author on tipped in first blank page. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with gilt to front board and spine. Top edge of front c
|A Dish of Apples, Phillpott, Eden|
Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Rackham, Arther
Hodder & Stoughton, NY & London, 1921
1st ed., number 39 of an edition limited to 500 copies. Signed by both author and illustrator. 3 tipped-in color plates, 21 b/w drawings and line drawings throughout. Small 4to, gilt-illustrated c
|Arthur Rackham His Life and Work, Hudson, Derek|
Used Condition: Very Good-Near Fine, Jacket: Very Good
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1973
Classic biography of Arthur Rackham, with 32 tipped in color plates and numerous b&w illustrations, portraits, facsimiles in-line with text. 1973 reprint edition. Also "the printed work of Arthur
|A Compleat History of the Whole Proceedings of the Parliament of Great Britain Against Dr. Henry Sacheverell: With His Tryal Before the House of Peers, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors|
J. Baker, London, 1710
A Compleat History of the Whole Proceedings of the Parliament of Great Britain Against Dr. Henry Sacheverell with His Tryal Before the House of Peers for High Crimes and Misdemeanors; the Reasons
|Lewis Carrroll's The Hunting of The Snark, Carroll, Lewis|
Used Condition: Fine, Jacket: No Jacket, as Issued.
William Kaufmann, Inc., Los Altos
Centenniel Edition, published by William Kaufmann, in cooperation with Bryn Mawr College Library, Los Altos, California, 1981. Red Cloth. Fine. No Jacket, as issued. Henry Holiday (illustrator). L
|Reflections of a California Governor., Low, Governor Frederick F.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: No Jacket, as Issued.
Sacramento Book Collectors Club,, Sacramento, 1959
The texts of a "Memoir" (1877-1878) and an interview (1883) between Low and H.H. Bancroft, in which the ninth governor of California (1863-1867) reflected on his business and political life, with
|Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger, Amelung, Peter|
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine;, Jacket: No Jacket as Issued.
Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc., Los Angeles, 1985
Translated from the German by Ruth Schwab-Rosenthal, introduction by Bernard M Rosenthal, with an original leaf from Hugo Ripelin's Compendium Theologiae Veritatis [c. 1478-81]. 22 pages. 159 co
|Satyrs and Women, Louys, Pierre|
Used, Signed Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket, as Issued
Covici, Friede, New York, 1930
An ode to the female form, translated by Pierre Louys with tipped-in color illustrations by Majeska. No. 308 of 1250 copies. Bound in blue buckrum, rubbed and and faded.
|Stockton Boyhood/ Being the Reminiscences of Carl Ewald Grunsky, Grunsky, Carl Ewald|
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: No Jacket, as Issued.
Friends of the Bancroft Library, The, San Francisco, 1959
Limited to 800 copies. Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. Sm. 4to; 134 pp., illus. Essays written at the end of Grunsky's life about his early years in Stockton, California, and studying engi
|Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work, Hudson, Derek|
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Fair
William Heinemann, London, 1960
1st edition of the classic biography of Rackham, including 32 tipped-in color plates and numerous b&w drawings in-line with text. Bibliography and checklists. APPENDIX A Bibliography, APPENDIX B D
|Historia de la Conquista del Nuevo Mundo (9 vols), Don Antonio de Solis|
Imprenta de Los Hijos de Doña Catalina Piñuela, Madrid, 1829
Nine volumes, 12mo full leather. Most volumes consist of contemporary historical accounts, translated and republished into the Spanish of the time. Contents (full Spanish titles reproduced below)
|The Book of the Hamburgs, Baum, L. Frank|
Books of Wonder, New York, 1991
First thus. Facsimile edition;first hardcover edition. 12mo, brown illustrated cloth. Published 14 years before The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, this was Baum's first book -- an illustrated guide to th
|Resist Not Evil, Darrow, Clarence|
Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket, as Issued.
Charles Kerr, Chicago, 1903
First edition of an early Darrow title examining the causes of crime and the evil and unsatifactory results of punishment. Green binding, white lettering and decoration on front board. Contents f
|The Short Timers (Signed), Hasford, Gustav|
NY: Bantam Books, 1983. 4th printing paperback, with a brief inscription by Hasford dated 1983. The inscription was written in orange ink and is faded, but still very legible. Very good. $75
|Hell House, The 25th Anniversary Edition, Matheson, Richard|
Used, Signed Condition: Fine, Jacket: No Jacket
Gauntlet Publications, Springfield, 1996
25th Anniv edition; limited to 600 copies in slipcase. Signed by Matheson, Dean Koontz.
|Illustrated Man, The. 45th Anniversary Signed Limited Edition, Bradbury, Ray|
New Condition: New
Gauntlet Publications, Springfield, 1996
Limited signed edition, #500 of 600 copies. New author's preface by Bradbury, introduction by William F. Nolan, afterword by Ed Gorman. Signed by all on special limitation page. NEW in like dustja
|[Backgammon] Le grand Tric-Trac ou Méthode facile pour apprendre sans maître la marche, les termes, les règles, &une grande partie des finesses de ce Jeu., Soumille, L'Abbe|
P.F. Giffart, Paris, 1766
An early French treatise on the subject of backgammon, illustrated with 288 plates and figures. Revised edition; first published ten years earlier. Condition: interior is good and sound; pages ar
|English Creek, Doig, Ivan|
ISBN: 0689114788/9780689114786 Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
Athenum, NY, 1984
|Dancing at the Rascal Fair, Doig, Ivan|
New, First Edition, Signed Condition: As New, Jacket: As New
Athenum, NY, 1987
|The Proud Highway (Signed), Thompson, Hunter S.|
New, First Edition Condition: New, Jacket: New
Villard, NY, 1997
New in d/w. Signed by Thompon on tipped-in bookplate
|In Search of Diaghilev, Buckle, Richard|
Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York, 1956
Story of the Diaghilev Exhibition which the author organized for the Edinburgh festival in 1954. First U.S. edition. Illustrations by Leon Bakst, Color Plates & Black and white,Drawings by Picasso
|Quality Street, Barrie, J. M.|
Used Condition: Good
Hodder & Stoughton, London
London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. (1913). Small 4to, violet cloth, decorative embossed cover. 22 full color tipped-in plates by Hugh Thompson. Good condition: Loose joint but text bloc is fine. B
|WILDERNESS - A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska, Kent, Rockwell|
Used, First Edition Kent, Rockwell
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1920
A nice copy of Rockwell Kent's account of Alaska in its first edition: Small 4to, beige linen with gilt stamping to cover and spine. TEG, decorative endpapers. Pp. xvii, 217 with 46 full page illu
|Ecce Homo, Grosz, George|
New York: Brussel & Brussel. 1965, 1965. (First edition thus). Small folio. Gilt titled paper covered boards. Near fine in near fine price-clipped d/w. [d/w has a very light discoloration 1/" wide
|The Art Nouveau Book in Britain, Taylor, John Russell|
Used, First Edition
The M-I-T Press, London, 1966
London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1966. 8vo boards.176 pp. An illustrated history of the illustrated private press books and magazines. Beardsley, Housman, Rackham, King, Dulac and many others. Russ
|The Theory of Japanese Flower Arrangements, Conder, Josiah|
J.L. Thompson & Co., Kobe., 1935. Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. Illustrated in color and black & white. 88 pps. text + 68 b/w plates and 36 colored plates. Good, w/o jacket. Front cover stain
|Historia Templariorum. (History of the Templars), Nicholas Gurtler (Nicolai Gurtleri)|
Amsterdam: F. Van der Platas, 1703 - 12mo, vellum. 448 pp. Second edition of this history of the Order of the Templars (1119-1314), written in 1691 by a Protestant theologian, scholar, professor o
|The Tactics of Aelian, comprising the military system of the Grecians; illustrated with notes, explanatory plates., Aelianus (Tacticus)|
E. Kerby, London, 1814
Edited, and with a preliminary discourse by, Viscount Henry August Dillon. London: Small 4to, quarter leather and black cloth. 268 pp. 1st edition thus, inscribed by the ‘author’ (Dillon). Num
|At Play in the Fields of the Lord, Matthiessen, Peter|
Random House, New York, 1965. 1st ed., 1st ptg. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: G. Peter Matthiessen's middle-masterpiece. DJ unclipped, and with price visible ($5.95), but wit
|Partisans, Matthiessen, Peter|
First edition in d/w. Viking Press, 1955. Book: Good - Sound, tight copy but with some age-toning along spine and owner's signature inside front cover. The dust wrapper was trimmed so that it is 1
|American Armies and Battlefields in Europe, American Battlefield Monuments Commission|
United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1938. Hard Cover. 548 pp. B&W photos and illustrations throughout. Book Condition: Good; Text block is perfect; blue cloth covers have
|Robert Bloch: 3-page typed letter, signed., Bloch, Robert|
3-page typed letter, signed “Bob”, 1972. Recommending a potential movie project based upon the Fritz Leiber novel “Gather, Darkness” and Bloch’s interest in writing the script. Three 6”x9” pages
|The Small Rain, Pynchon, Thomas|
Aloes Books, London, 1982
8vo, stapled wrappers. First book publication; previously published in periodical format. Fine copy.
|Angry Candy (Signed Copy), Ellison, Harlan|
Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1988. 1st ed., 8vo black boards. An anthology of short stories. Fine in d/w. Signed by Ellison on the title page.
|The Cat Who Could Read Backwards., Braun, Lilian Jackson.|
The Cat Who Could Read Backwards. NY: E.P. Dutton, 1966. 1st ed., 8vo, blue cloth. 1st book in the ‘cat’ series. Fine in near fine d/w that has a blemish were a gummed label was removed.
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