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Three Tenant Families: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

By: James Agee and Walker Evans

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Southern Classics Library:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 020203

Condition: Fine


Top grain burgundy leather edition with gold gilt, raised bands, frontispiece portrait, a.e.g., silk end-papers, ribbon marker, binding tight, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Go Tell it on the Mountain (facsimile of the first edition)

By: James Baldwin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, First Edition Library:

Edition: Facsimile of First Edition

Seller ID: 042669

Condition: Fine


This is an exact facsimile copy of the first edition of Go Tell It On The Mountain, by James Baldwin. Both book and jacket are precise copies of the original in every detail. The only indicators that they are facsimiles are the "FEL" on the right flap of the jacket and a small block of explanation on the copyright page. First Edition Library published this book for its members who bought it by subscription. The book comes in a handsome slipcase (though the orig... View more info

Deliverance (First Printing)

By: James Dickey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 038032

Condition: Near Fine


First Printing. Sand cloth with green lettering on spine and front cover. Mylar cover. Textured end papers. Dust jacket is price clipped. 278pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Deliverance (Facsimile of first edition)

By: James Dickey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, First Edition Library:

Edition: Facsimile of First Edition

Seller ID: 041477

Condition: Fine


This is an exact facsimile copy of the first edition of Deliverance by James Dickey which was first published in 1970. It is the basis of the popular film by the same title starring Burt Reynolds. Both book and jacket are precise copies of the original. The only indicators that they are facsimiles are the "FEL" on the right flap of the jacket and a small block of explanation on the copyright page. First Edition Library published this book for its members who bo... View more info

Deliverance (Signed First Edition)

By: James Dickey

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 041484

Condition: Very Good


Signed First Edition (on title page). Publisher's sand cloth. Mylar cover. Textured end papers. 278pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Evolution of Arthurian Romance from the Beginnings Down to the Year 1300 (in 2 volumes)

By: James Douglas Bruce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gloucester, MA, Peter Smith: 1958

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 028008

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black spine lettering. Minor underlining in first 50 pages of volume 1. vi, 495; iv, 460pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. Complete 2 volume set. View more info

Heritage of American Literature

By: James E. Miller, Jr.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers: 1991-01-01

Seller ID: 024162

ISBN: 015535700X

Condition: Very Good +


Two paperback books in original slipcase. Very good +, light shelf wear. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Pathfinder (Collector's Edition)

By: James Fenimore Cooper

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1981

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 020513

Condition: Fine


Genuine leather, hubbed spine, 24K gilt page edges, decorations and lettering, silk moire end-papers, silk ribbon book mark, binding tight, a.e.g., xvi, 474pp., nice copy, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Bravo

By: James Fenimore Cooper

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, Conn., College & University Press: 1963

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027474

Condition: Very Good +


Light blue cloth with navy lettering and design. No writing in the book. Solid copy. Rear board slightly stained along board edges. 382pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Heidenmaeur; or, The Benedictines: A Legend of the Rhine (Volume 1) FIRST EDITION

By: James Fennimore Cooper

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carey & Lea: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026300

Condition: Very Good +


Full tree calf leather with gold gilt lettering and design on spine. No writing in the book. Mild foxing. A lovely leather binding. xxiii, 26-226pp. Volume 1 only. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Counterfeit Wife: A Sophisticated Maiden's Confessions Censored Indiscreetly

By: James G. Dunton

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers: 1930

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 014210

Condition: Good


Green cloth covers with pictorial pastedown on front board. Pastedown faded/cloth worn. Painted white lettering on spine. Last endleaves have several penciled sums - no other writing in the book. Interior tears/creasing/staining. P 169 detached but present, tape repair on p 170. Else textblock tight and square. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Grandfather Tells Some More Stories by Request (Signed First Edition)

By: James G. K. McClure

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 024785

Condition: Very Good -


Tan cloth, some dampstaining, original paper label on front board (edges a bit chipped), author's gift inscription on front free end-paper, there is no other writing in the book, 117pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (First Folio Edition)

By: James Hogg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1978

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 021156

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black lettering and design, faint label residue on ffep., otherwise a near fine copy, 226pp., glossary, classic anti-Calvinist novel, original blue slipcase in near fine condition, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Romance of Arthur III: Works from Russia to Spain, Norway to Italyhology

By: James J. Wilhelm, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York and London, Garland: 1988

Seller ID: 040028

ISBN: 0824041070

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Frontispiece. viii, 268pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Ulysses (facsimile in clam shell box)

By: James Joyce

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, First Edition Library: no date

Edition: facsimile of first edition

Seller ID: 019192

Condition: Fine


This facsimile is exactly like the original 1922 first edition copy number 257. Print style, weight of paper, everything is like the original. The only exception is on the back of the copyright page where there is a block which explains that it is a facsimile produced by First Edition Library.The clam shell box is also fine and has a label on the spine. View more info

The Round Table

By: James Russell Lowell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Richard G. Badger (The Gorham Press): 1913

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 030733

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with original paper spine label. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. 241pp. Limited edition of 1,000 copies. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Irish Fairy Tales (Easton Press)

By: James Stephens

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 041295

Condition: Like New


Bound in Genuine Leather. Collector's Edition. Color frontispiece. 318pp. Silk moire end papers. Silk ribbon page marker bound in. All page edges gilt. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Pride and Prejudice

By: Jane Austen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, Fine Editions Press: 1946

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 022991

Condition: Good


1/4 leather with boards, gold gilt spine lettering and design, head of spine chipped on one corner, bottom of front board dampstained, previous owner's name written inside front and back covers, 435pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Sense and Sensibility (The Novels of Jane Austen) (This is only one book out of the set)

By: Jane Austen

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 036069

Condition: Fine


This is only one book out of the set, entitled "Sense and Sensibility." This beautiful book is bound in red genuine leather. Raised bands on spine. Silk moire end papers. All page edges gilt. Bound in silk ribbon page marker. xxxii, 381pp. Color frontispiece. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Novels of Jane Austen: Complete in Six Volumes: Emma (This is one book only, the volume entitled: Emma)

By: Jane Austen

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 036068

Condition: Fine


This is only one volume of the set, which is entitled "Emma" The beautiful book is bound in red genuine leather. Raised bands on spine. Silk moire end papers. All page edges gilt. Bound in silk ribbon page marker. vi, 503pp. Color frontispiece. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Carolinians

By: Jane Barry

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1959

Seller ID: 019544

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth covers with gilt lettering protected by original dust jacket. Jacket is clean and crisp with slight toning to edges of flaps. Interior clean and unmarked. A nice, tight copy. 318pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dear Viola: A Collection of Love Letters (Review Copy)

By: Jane L. Mason

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & Ardmore, PA, Dorrance & Company: 1977

Seller ID: 036565

Condition: Fine


This is a Review Copy dated September 8, 1977 with card laid in. The book provides a fascinating look at life in America in the 1880's. Orange boards with black spine lettering. Portrait frontispiece. 95pp. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Infatuations

By: Javier Mar?as

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and New York, Hamish Hamilton:

Seller ID: 039321

ISBN: 0241145376

Condition: Like New


From the award-winning Spanish writer Javier Marías comes an extraordinary new book that has been a literary sensation around the world: an immersive, provocative novel propelled by a seemingly random murder that we come to understand or do we? through one woman's ever-unfurling imagination and infatuations.At the Madrid café where she stops for breakfast each day before work, María Dolz finds herself drawn to a couple who is also there every morning. Though she can h... View more info

Thus Bad Begins

By: Javier Marías

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 2016

Seller ID: 039528

ISBN: 0241972817

Condition: Like New


In Madrid, 1980, five years after Franco's death, Juan de Vere takes a job assisting Eduardo Muriel, a film director in the twilight of his career. Muriel is eccentric but charming, an irresistible idol for Juan. But certain people, and forces, loom, among them Beatriz, Muriel's difficult wife; and Dr. Jorge Van Vechten, a mysterious figure implicated in unsavory rumors involving Muriel. As Juan digs deeper into all three of their lives, the deceptions and loyalties he b... View more info

Morning in Gascony (Signed First Edition)

By: Jay William Hudson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 031218

Condition: Very Good -


Author's warm gift inscription on title page. Navy cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover (faded spine). Includes a newspaper article about the author's book. viii, 354pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Andersen's Fairy Tales and Stories translated from the Danish by Jean Hersholt (Easton Press) 2 volumes

By: Jean Hersholt, Translator

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1977

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 041311

Condition: Very Good +


Bound in Genuine Leather. 2 volumes complete. A couple lines of writing on the Contents page. Collector's Edition. Silk moire end papers. Silk ribbon page marker bound in. Private library mark. xx, 580; 581-1224pp. All page edges gilt. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Six Tragedies (Franklin Library)

By: Jean Racine; Translated by John Cairncross

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 041517

Condition: Fine


Full leather. Raised spine bands. Silk moire end papers. Bound in silk page mark. Illustrated. All page edges gilt. 478pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Essex County Volume 2: Ghost Stories (Essex County)

By: Jeff Lemire

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atlanta and Portland, Top Shelf Productions: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030345

ISBN: 1891830945

Condition: Fine


The second volume in a trilogy of graphic novels set in a fictionalized version of Lemire's hometown of Essex County, Ontario. Paperback. Illustrated cover. No writing in the book. Cartoon format. 223pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Looking Them Over (Signed First Edition)

By: Jesse Homer Barnhardt

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Stratford Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 025360

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth with gold lettering, author's gift inscription on front free end-paper, there is no other writing in the book, ex-library, vii, 233pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Sling Creek

By: Joe Garner Turman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tate Publishing & Enterprises: 2007-06-05

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 025622

ISBN: 1602471282

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. Fine green paperback with clean white pages. View more info

Description of a Masque (Signed Limited Editions Club)

By: John Ashbery

Price: $800.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042197

Condition: Fine


First edition. Folio. [44 pp]. Fine in full cloth with inset printed leather spine label. Near fine publisher�s clamshell case with sunned front cover. Ashbery�s poem illustrated with three multi-color woodblock prints by Jane Freilicher. One of 300 numbered copies on hand made paper SIGNED by both Ashbery and Freilicher. This is copy number 87. LEC Newletter is present and laid in. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Barnaby Lee (First Edition)

By: John Bennett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022872

Condition: Very Good


Blue decorated cloth, frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrated, spine a bit cocked, x, 454pp. This book has a signed front cover. It is the forward D and reverse D of Decorative Designers. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Year in the Field: Selections from the Writings of John Burroughs

By: John Burroughs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1901

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036120

Condition: Near Fine


A fine binding. Bound in lime green cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. Spine just a bit sunned. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Illustrated. xiv, 220pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Literary Masterpieces Voluje 16 Catcher in the Rye (Gale Study Guides to Great Literature: Literary Masterpieces) FIRST EDITION

By: John C. Unrue

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thomson Gale: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023159

ISBN: 0787657344

Condition: Fine


This is a great study resource for the novel The Catcher in the Rye. Includes plot summary, about Salinger, themes, critical response. Pictorial cloth, illustrated, nice copy, as new, xiii, 164pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

William Gilmore Simms and the American Frontier (First Edition)

By: John Caldwell Guilds and Caroline Collins

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens and London, The University of Georgia Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027978

Condition: Fine


Rust cloth with brown lettering. No writing in the book. Nice copy. Mylar cover. Frontispiece portrait. xi, 276pp. Gift inscription opposite Contents page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Broken Heart (First American Edition)

By: John Ford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 027994

Condition: Very Good +


Paperback. No writing in the book. xxxii, 95pp. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Two Forsythe Interludes: A Silent Wooing (and) Passers By (First American Edition)

By: John Galsworthy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1928

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 031376

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with original paper label on front cover. First American Edition. Two works in one volume. No writing in the book. Front inner hinge starting. 60pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art (January to April, 1844 (First Edition)

By: John Holmes Agnew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York and Philadephia, Leavitt, Trow & Co: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024880

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, gold lettering, binding worn, head of spine chipped and soiled, title page age-toned, moderate to heavy foxing, 572pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Burden of Time: The Fugitives and Agrarians: The Nashville Groups of the 1920'a dn 1930's and the Writing of John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate and Robert Penn Warren

By: John L. Stewart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1965

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 027939

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth with silver spine lettering. No writing in the book. xi, 551pp., index. 4 pages underlined. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Mayan Shard Caper (Signed First Edition)

By: John M. Keshishian

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Inkwater Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 032502

ISBN: 1592991874

Condition: Near Fine


John Keshishian is an academic surgeon, now semiretired. He has been a professor of surgery, chief of his division, and chief of his medical staff. His idea for this story came from a combination of observations at various Mayan ruin sites deep in Guatemala's jungles and the discovery of the mysterious Mojarra stone, which became an object of controversy. At the request of Dr. George Stuart, he made a rubbing of that stone in the museum in Jalapa, Mexico. A rendition of ... View more info

The Checkered Flag (First Edition)

By: John Mersereau

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, Small, Maynard & Co: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033650

Condition: Very Good


This book became the basis for the 1926 movie by the same name directed by John G. Adolfi. Burgundy cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. 260pp. About 1/2 inch of text-block fore-edge is damp-stained. No writing in the book. Spine slightly cocked. Rare. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Waiting for Winter (SIgned First Edition)

By: John O'Hara

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Random House:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039374

Condition: Fine


Signed First Edition. In original slipcase box in good minus condition. Original mylar jacket. Limited edition #250 of 300. 466pp. A nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Lockwood Concern: A Novel (Signed First Edition)

By: John O'Hara

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039380

Condition: Near Fine


First Printing. Navy cloth with gold lettering and design. Fair condition slipcase. Spine lightly sunned. Blue top edge. Limited Edition #205 of 300 copies. Textured end papers. 407pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha (2 volumes in one)

By: John Ormsby, Translator

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 034485

Condition: Very Good


Classic work in a nice binding. Circa 1910. Burgundy cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front board. Gift inscription on front free end paper. There is no other writing in the book. Frontispiece with tissue guard. xci, 444; xiv, 560pp., index. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mr. Moto's Three Aces (The Franklin Library)

By: John P. Marquand

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 037105

Condition: Very Good +


Original gilt-blocked full leather. Classic Franklin Library design. Limited Edition. Raised bands with gilt tooling to spine. Gilt decorative tooling to panels. All edges gilt. Silk moire end papers. Bound in silk page mark. 624pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Brethren of the Axe (First Edition)

By: John Somers

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030387

Condition: Very Good


Quite a nice first edition copy. Orange publisher's cloth with black lettering and design on spine and front cover. No writing in the book. End papers age toned. Tail of spine just a bit worn. v, 300pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Red Pony (The First Edition Library)

By: John Steinbeck

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, The First Edition Library: 1968

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 038512

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile reprint edition. Includes the card. Illustrated. In fine slipcase box. 131pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

East of Eden (facsimile of the first edition)

By: John Steinbeck

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, First Edition Library:

Edition: Facsimile of First Edition

Seller ID: 042667

Condition: Fine


This is an exact facsimile copy of the first edition of East of Eden, by John Steinbeck. Both book and jacket are precise copies of the original in every detail. The only indicators that they are facsimiles are the "FEL" on the right flap of the jacket and a small block of explanation on the copyright page. First Edition Library published this book for its members who bought it by subscription. The book comes in a handsome slipcase (though the original did not)... View more info

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Armageddon Conspiracy (Brent Lucas Thriller)

By: John Thompson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Joggling Board Press: 2009

Edition: Revised Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 026861

ISBN: 0981873545

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth with gold lettering. Author's gift inscription on title page. There is no other writing in the book. 286pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Memorable American Speeches II Democracy and Nationality (The Lakeside Classics)

By: John Vance Cheney, Editor Quaife

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press; R.R.Donnelley & Sons: 1908

Seller ID: 038250

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth with gold design and lettering on spine and front cover. Top edges gilt. Gift inscription on front free end paper from the publisher, Vice President, H. P. Zinmmermann. Portrait frontispiece with printed tissue guard. 237pp., index. Front inner hinge starting. Page 179-80 has closed tear. Head of spine lightly chipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info