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A Tribute to George Coffin Taylor: Studies and Essays, Chiefly Elizabethan, by His Students and Friends (First Edition)

By: Arnold Williams, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028638

Condition: Very Good +


Green cloth with gold lettering on spine. Portrait frontispiece. No writing in the book. xviii, 213pp. Solid copy. Includes a Compliments of the Publisher ticket. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

2001: A Space Odyssey (First British Edition)

By: Arthur C. Clarke

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson of London: 1968

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 037938

Condition: Near Fine


First British Edition of this classic work by Clarke. Black cloth with silver spine lettering. Mylar cover. Dust jacket is price clipped. Fore-edge of text block is age toned. 224pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Refugees: A Tale of Two Continents (First American Edition)

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1893

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 031163

Condition: Good


Doyle's account of the French Court in the late 17th century acknowledging his indebtedness to Miss Julia Pardoe and Mr. Francis Parkman. Blue cloth (heavily dampstained). Red and gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Frontispiece. Illustrated. Dampstained pages. Spine slightly cocked. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Our African Winter (Signed First Edition)

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039052

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author on title page. Navy paneled cloth with gold lettering on front cover and spine (faded and worn). First Edition. Previous owner's name written inside front cover. Frontispiece photo of the Dramatis Personae (including Doyle). xi, 289pp. Bookseller's ticket inside rear cover (from Philip C. Duschnes Rare Books, New York). The original invoice in the bookseller's Invoice envelope is included. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Canol (Signed First Edition)

By: Arthur T. Hixon, Jr.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dorrance & Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by the author

Seller ID: 020459

Condition: Very Good


Teal cloth with gold lettering and with a warm full-page inscription by the author. The book has general wear and a tight binding. Lacking dust jacket. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Knight of the Two Swords: A Thirteenth-Century Arthurian Romance (First Edition)

By: Arthur, Ross G. [Editor]; Corbett, Noel L. [Editor];

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gainesville, University Press of Florida: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040032

ISBN: 0813014395

Condition: Near Fine


"The portrayal of women in this romance is particularly intriguing and should provoke animated discussions of medieval women's roles. . . . The existence of this translation should incite scholars to investigate the romance more thoroughly."--Wendy Pfeffer, University of Louisville"Arthur and Corbett are the first to look seriously at this poem for almost a century. Because of their translation, it will be studied by scholars and taught in the classroom. . . ... View more info

The Other Half of My Soul (Signed First Edition)

By: Bahia Abrams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Grateful Steps: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038669

ISBN: 097895484X

Condition: Near Fine


Consistently receiving 5-star ratings, The Other Half of My Soul; is a gripping story about an American-born Syrian Jew from Brooklyn and a Syrian-born Shi-ite Muslim from Aleppo. The book raises profound questions about personal choices, commitments, responsibility, and the most basic truths of the human race.Rayna is born into wealth and privilege. She is raised in a community steeped in orthodox Judaism and Syrian culture. Rebelling against an unwritten law dictating ... View more info

Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine in 2 volumes (First Edition)

By: Balzac's Contes Drolatiques

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Privately Printed: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028789

Condition: Very Good +


Olive cloth with original paper spine labels. Frontispiece and illustrations with tissue guards. No writing in the books. Nice clean copies. Attractive set. ix, 343; iv, 311pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Rinker

By: Barbara Angle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Crossroads Press: 1979-01-01

Seller ID: 032553

ISBN: 0933942001

Condition: Very Good


Very good pictorial paperback, age -toned cover. Light shelf wear. No writing in the text. Sturdy binding. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

2001 MLA International Bibliography of Books and Articles on the Modern Language and Literatures: Volume I British and Irish, Commonwealth, English Caribbean, and American Literatures

By: Barbara Chen, et al.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Language Association of America: 2002

Seller ID: 013066

ISBN: 0873528638

Condition: Fine


No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Very minimal shelf-wear.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Selected Stories of Richard Bausch (Modern Library)

By: Bausch, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1996

Edition: Modern Library Edition

Seller ID: 034914

ISBN: 0679601899

Condition: Near Fine


Contains ten acclaimed stories that perfectly showcase the author's incisive wit, perception and artistry. Gray cloth with gold spine lettering. Like new condition. viii, 222pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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God Bless General Early

By: Beck, Theresa [Illustrator]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tampa, FL, High Water Press: 1998

Edition: Author's Edition

Seller ID: 036019

ISBN: 0964662922

Condition: Fine


A novel about courage, honor, and love and what happened in the wake of a different Gettysburg. Author's signature on title page. Red cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. This book would make a great gift. vii, 336pp. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Borges and His Fiction: A Guide to His Mind and Art (First Edition)

By: Bell-Villada, Gene H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Univ of North Carolina Pr: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029273

ISBN: 080781458X

Condition: Fine


Provides an insightful look at Jorge Luis Borges, the storyteller and the man. A sound introduction to one of the outstanding figures in modern literature. Rust cloth with gold lettering and design on spine. Crisp clean copy. No writing in the book. xx, 292pp., index. Mylar cover. Spine and top of dust-jacket sunned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Erik Dorn (First Edition)

By: Ben Hecht

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039030

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Brownish olive cloth with orange lettering on spine and front cover. Previous owner's name stamped on front free end-paper. v, 409pp., with ads. Mylar cover. A few pen marks on page 13. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Gift of Good Land: Further Essays Cultural & Agricultural (Signed)

By: Berry, Wendell

Price: $70.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, North Point Press: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027792

ISBN: 0865470529

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Illustrated cover. Author's gift inscription on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. xviii, 281pp. Fold-over (flap) covers, Fore-edge of textblock age toned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Souls Raised From The Dead (Signed First Edition)

By: Betts, Doris

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038033

ISBN: 0679426213

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on title page. Members of a Southern family--a young girl, her state trooper father, two sets of grandparents, her runaway mother--and their neighbors and friends struggle to cope with the child's serious, perhaps terminal, illness. By the author of Heading West. 15,000 first printing. Two toned cloth. Dust jacket is price clipped. 339pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Ambrose Bierce: The Devil's Dictionary, Tales, & Memoirs (LOA #219): In the Midst of Life (Tales of Soldiers and Civilians) / Can Such Things Be? / ... / selected stories (Library of America)

By: Bierce, Ambrose; Joshi, S.T. [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Library of America: 2011

Edition: First Library of America edition

Seller ID: 042568

ISBN: 1598531026

Condition: Fine


Library of America book #219Library of America books are bound with the rare Smyth sewn method. This is the most expensive but best way to bind a book. As a result the spine is very strong and you can hold it open with one hand and it will not close. These are great books!First printing copies of Library of America books are becoming quite collectible. View more info

When Someday Comes (Signed First Edition)

By: Bill Carver

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Andrews, NC, Mountain Voice Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027280

Condition: Like New


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Author's gift inscription on title page. There is no other writing in the book. 246pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Shaming of Broken Horn and Other Stories (First Edition)

By: Bill Gulick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029338

Condition: Very Good


Silver cloth with red spine lettering. Gift inscription on front free end paper. There is no other writing in the book. 214pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Consolation of Philosophy - The Imitation of Christ - Religio Medici (First Modern Library Edition)

By: Boethius - Kempis, Thomas a - Browne, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1943

Edition: First Modern Library Edition

Seller ID: 037215

Condition: Very Good +


First Modern Library Edition. Introduction by Irwin Edman. Head of dust-jacket chipped. xxii, 406pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Clair Ambler

By: Booth Tarkington

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc: 1928

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 014113

Condition: Near Fine


Ink inscription on endpaper - no other writing in the book. Crisp white pages. Deckled fore and tail edges. Front hinge cracked at half title page but binding is tight and square. Dust jacket is darkened from age, but shows minimal edgewear and is now protected by clear mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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T. C. Boyle Stories

By: Boyle, T.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Adult: 1998

Seller ID: 031666

ISBN: 0670879606

Condition: Near Fine


Few authors in America write with the sheer love of story, language, and imagination as T. C. Boyle. His talent and range are manifest in this selection of sixty-eight tales that span his every theme, mood, and nuance, clothed in his hallmark virtuoso prose. Mythical and realistic, farcical and tragic, these stories (written between 1972 and 1997) are grouped under the headings of "Love", "Death", and everything in between. Three of them are previously un... View more info

Yestermorrow: Obvious Answers to Impossible Futures (First Edition)

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Joshua Odell Editions: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032573

ISBN: 1877741086

Condition: Very Good


Visionary writings from the protean Bradbury, America's preeminent master of the fantastic who has enchanted millions of readers worldwide. Part memoir, part commentary, these writings are an exploration and celebration of ideas. Bradbury reflects on art, literature, history, architecture, science fiction, and the people who have influenced him. Paperback. No writing in the book. ix, 240pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Zen in the Art of Writing: Releasing the Creative Genius Within You (First Paperback Edition)

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1992

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 032602

ISBN: 0553296345

Condition: Very Good +


A celebration of the act of writing by one of the masters of the craft. Paperback. First Paperback Edition. xviii, 158pp. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Pen and Ink: Papers on Subjects of More or Less Importance (First Edition)

By: Brander Matthews

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York and London, Longmans, Green, & Co.: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035632

Condition: Very Good


On the Antiquity of Jests; The Ethics of Plagiarism; The Philosophy of the Short Story; The Songs of the Civil War; Poker-Talk; etc. Interesting book. Half leather with cloth boards. xiii, 229pp. First Edition. Previous owner's name lightly written in pencil on front free end-paper. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Cat Who Robbed a Bank (Signed First Edition)

By: Braun, Lilian Jackson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 037273

ISBN: 0399145702

Condition: Near Fine


In this new installment in the bestselling Cat Who . . . mystery series, Qwilleran and his brilliant Siamese put their whisker-twitching, crime-solving talents to work to find a killer. The residents of Pickax are delighted that the old bombed-out Pickax Hotel is reopening with a whole new look. With new furnishings, a new chef, and even a new name, what could be more thrilling? Everyone is thrown into a topspin when one of the hotel's first guests, a jeweler who has com... View more info

Brendan Behan's Island: An Irish Sketch-book (Signed First Edition)

By: Brendan Behan

Price: $300.00

Publisher: England, Bernard Geis Associates: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author and illustrator

Seller ID: 029858

Condition: Fine


This book is enlivened with song, poem, story and Paul Hogarth's drawings. It tells us a lot about Ireland but tells us even more about that fascinating human, Brendan Behan, who took the world by storm. Publisher's cloth. Signatures of both author and illustrator on title page. Colored plates. Lender's label on front illustrated end-paper. Top edges red. Mylar cover. 192pp. Quite a nice First Edition copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Great Courses: Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft (New)

By: Brooks Landon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chantilly, VA, The Teaching Company: 2008

Seller ID: 035686

ISBN: 1598034480

Condition: New


The Great Courses: Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft. Hard case holds total of 4 DVD's (24 lectures of 30 minutes each) and a guidebook. In original publisher's shrink wrap. This book/DVD set would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Father and Son

By: Brown, Larry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks; Owl Press: 1997

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: 022296

ISBN: 0805053034

Condition: Near Fine


A nice unread copy inscribed by the author on the title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Charleston's Lonely Heart Hotel (Signed First Edition)

By: Brown, Steve

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Taylors, SC, Chick Springs Pub: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 033962

ISBN: 0983982406

Condition: Like New


Author's gift inscription on half title page. Like new paperback. 275pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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More Power to You: Fifty Editorials from Every Week (Signed First Edition)

By: Bruce Barton

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 024227

Condition: Good


Dark green cloth, gold lettering, author's inscription on front free end-paper, there is no other writing in the book, spine lettering faded, spine cocked, damp-stained pages throughout, 221pp., Full refund if not satisfied. Barton was most famous as the author of many bestselling guides to personal success. He also wrote literally hundreds of articles for popular magazines, offering readers advice and inspiration for pursuing the American dream. View more info

Selected Letters: 1965-1970 (Volumes 2, 3 and 4)

By: Bukowski, Charles; Cooney, Seamus [Editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 2004

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028211

ISBN: 0753509369

Condition: Very Good +


Paperbacks. Volumes 2, 3 and 4 only. No writing in the books. Full refund if not satisfied. Sold as a set of three. View more info

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Romantics, Rebels and Reactionaries: English Literature and Its Background, 1760-1830 (First Paperback Edition)

By: Butler, Marilyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford and New York, etc, Oxford University Press: 1981

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 031061

ISBN: 0192891324

Condition: Near Fine


This book puts the movement in its historical setting, seeing pat the author's self image to the works themselves and and to their relationship with the wider events of their time. Paperback. Illustrated cover. No writing in the book. Pages very slightly age toned. 213pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Phoenixville Rising: A Novel (Signed First Edition)

By: Cadigan, Robb

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rodgers Forge Press / USA: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 032576

ISBN: 0615839770

Condition: Like New


"PHOENIXVILLE RISING is a beautifully written love letter to the American industrial town. In a novel spanning centuries, and centering on three hard-luck kids, Sketch and Tara and the unforgettable Boo--clear-eyed and reckless and insanely-loyal Boo--Robb Cadigan gives us a timeless story of the enduring legacies of love and friendship. Noir and romantic and richly emotional, PHOENIXVILLE RISING is superb." - William Lashner, New York Times bestselling author of... View more info

Russian Literature of the Twenties: An Anthology

By: Carl R. Proffer [Editor]; Ronald Meyer [Editor]; Mary Ann Szporluk [Editor]; Ellendea Proffer [Translator]; Rober A. Maguire [Introduction];

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ardis: 1987-03-01

Seller ID: 028482

ISBN: 0882338218

Condition: Very Good


Very good paperback. No writing in the text. Light shelf wear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A White Slave of the Norht: or, Lucy Manchester: A Romance of Real Life (First Edition)

By: Caroline Hook Haas

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, The Foote & Davies Co: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034477

Condition: Good


Publisher's cloth (worn with spine sunned). Decorated end-papers. Text clean. Inner hinges split. 352pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Glimpses of Authors (Signed)

By: Caroline Ticknor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1922

Edition: Third Impression

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 036437

Condition: Very Good


Author's gift inscription on half title page. Decorated burgundy cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. Frontispiece with tissue guard. xii, 335pp., index. Illustrated. Ex-library. Cover design by Frank Hazenplug. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Cather: Stories, Poems, and Other Writings (Library of America)

By: Cather, Willa; O'Brien, Sharon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1992

Edition: First Library of America edition

Seller ID: 042650

ISBN: 0940450712

Condition: Like New


Library of America books are bound with the rare Smyth sewn method. This is the most expensive but best way to bind a book. As a result the spine is very strong and you can hold it open with one hand and it will not close. These are great books!First printing copies of Library of America books are becoming quite collectible. View more info

Christy (First Edition)

By: Catherine Marshall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041902

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition. Cloth spine with paper covered boards. Previous owner's name written on front textured end paper. xi, 496pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mothers Are Always Special (Signed First Edition)

By: Celestine Sibley

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039198

Condition: Very Good +


Original publisher's cloth. First Edition. Front board a bit bowed. Author's signature on front textured end paper. Dust jacket is price-clipped. 62pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Christmas Presence: from 45 western North Carolina women writers (Signed First Edition)

By: Celia H. Miles and Nancy Dillingham, Editors

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Catawba: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by one of the editors

Seller ID: 026239

ISBN: 1597122599

Condition: Fine


Christmas Presence is written in the unique voices of women writers who have roots in and connections to western NC. These Christmas stories, essays, poems and memoirs, many are set in the 20's, 30's, and 40's, add seasong to the cultural landscape of a region rich in custom and lore.Paperback, illustrated cover, no writing in the book, as new copy, 221pp. Signed by one of the editors (Nancy) on title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The History of Don Quixote (Dore illustrations)

By: Cervantes

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Hogarth Press:

Seller ID: 038042

Condition: Good


Light olive cloth (heavily dampstained front board, spine and dust jacket). Illustrated. Many uncut pages. Front hinge starting. 855pp. Frontispiece. Dust jacket tattered with some small pieces missing at head of spine. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha in 4 volumes

By: Cervantes, Miguel De Saavedra Translated byWatts, Henry Edward (trans.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1895

Seller ID: 037218

Condition: Very Good +


Complete 4-volume set. Red cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front covers. Top edges gilt. Previous owner's name written on front free end-papers. Rough-cut fore and bottom edges. Mylar covers. 370; 413; 422; 414pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States (Collector's Edition)

By: Charles A. Beard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 020515

Condition: Fine


Genuine leather, hubbed spine, 24K gilt page edges, decorations and lettering, silk moire end-papers, silk ribbon book mark, binding tight, xxix, 330pp., index, nice copy, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Atom Mind (Magazine): Volume 3, No. 9, Fall, 1992 (First Edition)

By: Charles Bukowski and others

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Mother Road Publications: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024155

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, no writing in the book, illustrated, 63pp., contains the first printing of two of Charles Bukowski's poems, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Works of Charles Dickens Household Edition (Parts 1 through 9) (Oliver Twist and Martin Chuzzlewit)

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1871-1872

Edition: early edition

Seller ID: 023830

Condition: Fair to Good


These works came out in monthly installments, but they are not the first edition.The paper covers are greenish blue and rather tattered. For Part 2, the back cover is completely missing, but no text is missing. Illustrators for these 9 parts are J. Mahoney, F. Barnard, and H. Browne.Part 1 is the September 1871 issue and the following parts follow in monthly sequence.Parts 1-3 contain Oliver Twist. Near the end of Part 3 we start Martin Chuzzlewit which concludes at t... View more info

Christmas Stories from Houshold Words and all the Year Round (First Thus)

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Co: 1885

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033456

Condition: Very Good


A collection of five of Dicken's works: A Christmas Carol; The Chimes; The Cricket on the Hearth; The Battle of Life; and The Haunted Man. Green blind-stamped cloth with gold lettering and design. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Decorated end-papers. Illustrated. 474pp. Moisture mark on exterior of text-block at lower corner. Front inner hinge split. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Our Mutual Friend (First American Edition)

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1865

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 034457

Condition: Very Good


First American Edition bound in uncommon green patterned cloth. Frontispiece portrait (Dickens) with tissue guard. Illustrated. Dual columns. 350pp., with 2-pages of advertisements. Corners and some board edges worn. Tail of spine chipped. Mild foxing. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Sketches by "Boz" Illustrative of Every-Day-Life and Every-Day-People

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, T. B. Peterson:

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 034981

Condition: Very Good +


Probably issued some time in the 1850's as part of T. B. Peterson's Uniform Library of Charles Dickens works and first single volume of all the sketches which also contains "The Public Life of Mr Tulrumble" and "The Pantomine of Life", sketches published by the author since the UK edition was issued in May 1839. The advertisement is dated August 1839. The address of Peterson is given as 102 Chestnut Street to which the firm moved in 1854 but vacated afte... View more info

Our Mutual Friend (First Thus)

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1867

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035194

Condition: Good


Green cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. Hinges split. Frontispiece. Illustrated. Page 353/4 is half missing. 479pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info