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Burns Bizarre
United States

Time and the Gods

Time and the Gods, Dunsany, Lord
Used
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

$750.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Rascal / A Memoir of a Better Era

Rascal / A Memoir of a Better Era, North, Sterling
Used
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

$35.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Avila Gold

The Avila Gold, Westheimer, Donald
Used
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.

$16.50
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Road Through the Wall

The Road Through the Wall, Jackson, Shirley
Used
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

$375.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Lars Porsena or The Future of Swearing in Proper Language.

Lars Porsena or The Future of Swearing in Proper Language., Graves, Robert
Used
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

$85.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Black Path of Fear

The Black Path of Fear, Woolrich, Cornell
Used
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

$250.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Times Square

Times Square, Woolrich, Cornell
Used
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

$200.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Haunting of Hill House

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

$350.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Bird's Nest

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.

$75.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac.

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

$175.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Bay Psalm Book Murder

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

$125.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Why England Slept

Why England Slept, Kennedy, John
Used
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

$400.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea, Hemingway, Ernest
Used
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

$50.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Old Possum's Book of Cats

Old Possum's Book of Cats, Eliot, T.S.
Used
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

$87.50
Burns Bizarre
United States

Artistic Sugar Work and Ice Sculpturing

Artistic Sugar Work and Ice Sculpturing, Heckmann, A. and Schley, Alb.
Used
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

$150.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Love Books of Ovid, The (A. King illustrations)

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

$125.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Krazy Kat (Inscribed.)

Krazy Kat (Inscribed.)

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

$150.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Law on Horseback.

The Law on Horseback.

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.

$50.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Steam-Engine, or The Powers of Flame.

The Steam-Engine, or The Powers of Flame.

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

$200.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, Matthiessen, Peter
Used


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

$22.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Cat and the Cherub and other Stories.

The Cat and the Cherub and other Stories.

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.

$20.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Secret Integration

The Secret Integration

The Secret Integration, Pynchon, Thomas
Used
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.

$30.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Desert, The.

Desert, The.

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".

$65.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

I Am Legend, The 40th Anniversary Edition

I Am Legend, The 40th Anniversary Edition

I Am Legend, The 40th Anniversary Edition, Matheson, Richard
Used
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

$275.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Detective Short Story, The.

Detective Short Story, The.

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

$150.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

A Time To Heal

A Time To Heal

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

$325.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

A Dish of Apples

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

$500.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Arthur Rackham His Life and Work

Arthur Rackham His Life and Work

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

$40.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

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

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
Used
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

$300.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Lewis Carrroll's The Hunting of The Snark

Lewis Carrroll's The Hunting of The Snark

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

$40.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Reflections of a California Governor.

Reflections of a California Governor.

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

$100.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger

Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger

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

$170.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Satyrs and Women

Satyrs and Women

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.

$60.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Stockton Boyhood/ Being the Reminiscences of Carl Ewald Grunsky

Stockton Boyhood/ Being the Reminiscences of Carl Ewald Grunsky

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

$25.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work

Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work

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

$75.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Historia de la Conquista del Nuevo  Mundo (9 vols)

Historia de la Conquista del Nuevo Mundo (9 vols), Don Antonio de Solis
Used
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)

$1400.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Book of the Hamburgs

The Book of the Hamburgs

The Book of the Hamburgs, Baum, L. Frank
Used
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

$100.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Resist Not Evil

Resist Not Evil

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

$95.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Short Timers (Signed)

The Short Timers (Signed)

The Short Timers (Signed), Hasford, Gustav
Used


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

$75.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Hell House, The 25th Anniversary Edition

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.

$115.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Illustrated Man, The. 45th Anniversary Signed Limited Edition

Illustrated Man, The. 45th Anniversary Signed Limited Edition

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

$225.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

[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.

[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
Used
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

$250.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

English Creek

English Creek, Doig, Ivan
ISBN: 0689114788/9780689114786 Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
Athenum, NY, 1984

$35.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Dancing at the Rascal Fair

Dancing at the Rascal Fair, Doig, Ivan
New, First Edition, Signed Condition: As New, Jacket: As New
Athenum, NY, 1987

$45.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Rum Diary/The Long Lost Novel - Signed

The Rum Diary/The Long Lost Novel - Signed

The Rum Diary/The Long Lost Novel - Signed, Thompson, Hunter S.
New, First Edition Condition: New, Jacket: New
Simon & Schuster, NY, 1998

First ed; fine in d/w. Signed by Thompson on a tipped-in bookplate.

$350.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Proud Highway (Signed)

The Proud Highway (Signed)

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

$200.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

In Search of Diaghilev

In Search of Diaghilev, Buckle, Richard
Used
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

$30.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Quality Street

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

$65.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

WILDERNESS - A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska

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

$175.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Ecce Homo

Ecce Homo, Grosz, George
Used


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

$45.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Art Nouveau Book in Britain

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

$25.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Theory of Japanese Flower Arrangements

The Theory of Japanese Flower Arrangements, Conder, Josiah
Used


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

$25.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Historia Templariorum. (History of the Templars)

Historia Templariorum. (History of the Templars), Nicholas Gurtler (Nicolai Gurtleri)
Used
1703

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

$650.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Tactics of Aelian, comprising the military system of the Grecians; illustrated with notes, explanatory plates.

The Tactics of Aelian, comprising the military system of the Grecians; illustrated with notes, explanatory plates.

The Tactics of Aelian, comprising the military system of the Grecians; illustrated with notes, explanatory plates., Aelianus (Tacticus)
Used
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

$250.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

At Play in the Fields of the Lord

At Play in the Fields of the Lord, Matthiessen, Peter
Used


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

$22.50
Burns Bizarre
United States

Partisans

Partisans, Matthiessen, Peter
Used


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

$15.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

American Armies and Battlefields in Europe

American Armies and Battlefields in Europe, American Battlefield Monuments Commission
Used


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

$25.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Robert Bloch: 3-page typed letter, signed.

Robert Bloch: 3-page typed letter, signed.

Robert Bloch: 3-page typed letter, signed., Bloch, Robert
Used


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

$200.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Small Rain

The Small Rain, Pynchon, Thomas
Used
Aloes Books, London, 1982

8vo, stapled wrappers. First book publication; previously published in periodical format. Fine copy.

$25.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Angry Candy (Signed Copy)

Angry Candy (Signed Copy)

Angry Candy (Signed Copy), Ellison, Harlan
Used


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.

$45.00

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