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Habs ' Toun : A Collection of Poems and Ballads from Kilbarchan (Signed)

By: Rodgers, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: John Rodgers: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18223

Condition: Very Good+


67 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Softcover booklet, pale green covers, blue lettering, 67 pages, mini glossaries, endnotes, brief bios of the poets, 54 poems and ballads. No tunes, but some name the tune they are to be sung to. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by John Rodgers. ; A fine collection of obscure but superb Scottish poetry from the town of Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, where the inhabitants are known as Habbies, from as early as late 1500s, up to present, including some by present author. Plenty of Scottish dialect. Printed in Perth by John McKinley. ; Covers lightly foxed. Slight curlin... View more info

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How to be a Jewish Mother Goose : For Children and Adults Alike

By: Rothman, Joel; Illustrated by Shelley Freshman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J. R. Publications: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21221

Condition: Very Good


34 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, white plastic comb binding, 34 glossy pages, 14 original poems, 14 full-page b/w line illustrations. ; Topics include: Chicken soup. Pickles. Matzoh. Ice cream. Despair. More. ; Minor edgewear. Inside front cover has gift note covered in liquid paper. Title page upper corner snipped, not affecting any text or illustrations. Binding intact. Scarce. View more info

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Helmet of Navarre, The, 1e : (1st Edition, 1901)

By: Runkle, Bertha; Illustrated by Andre Castaigne

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Century Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12643

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


470 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, beautiful gilt lettering and silver decor on front and spine, old arms of France embossed on rear, 12 b/w illustrations on glossy plates, including frontispiece. ; Copyright page 1900, 1901. Title page 1901. NAP. ; Historical novel of action and intrugue with plenty of swordplay and French nobles. First published in parts in Century Magazine. This appears to be first edition thus. ; Book shows only light shelfwear. No marks. Gilt and silver all bright and sharp. Binding tight. A truly beautiful book. View more info

Mindwarpers, the : (Paperback Original, 1965)

By: Russell, Eric Frank

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lancer Books: 1965

Edition: Paperback Original

Seller ID: 14320

Condition: Very Good


158 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Orange illustrated covers, all edges purple. ; Lancer Science Fiction Library 72-942. 1st edition, paperback original, 1965. 'A man with two pasts, he fought a grim battle against an invisible invasion'. ; Pages darkened from age but not brittle and quite readable. Upper front and lower rear corners of covers lightly creased. No marks. Binding tight and square. ; Lancer Science Fiction Library Series View more info

Schiller's Ballads : Edited, with Introduction and Notes

By: Schiller, Friedrich, with Henry Johnson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: D. C. Heath & Company: 1904

Seller ID: 20208

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


165 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Hardcover, dark gray-green cloth, gilt lettering, [xx] + 165 + 6 pages, b/w frontispiece portrait of Schiller, 14 poems in the original German, in old Fraktur script, with line numbers in margins, and with introduction and extensive endnotes in English. ; Annotated edition for scholars and students, copyright 1888. This printing 1904. ; Cloth shows light wear to extremities. A few very small spots to rear, one spot to rear endpaper. Front free endpaper missing. No marks, no other defects. Binding tight. ; Heath's Modern Language Series View more info

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Reproduction in Facsimile of Hamlet, a : From the First Folio of 1623

By: Shakespeare, William, with Charles Adams Kelly

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Triple Anvil Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20890

ISBN: 0966212622

Condition: Near Fine


60 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; Tall tan softcover, 60 unnumbered pages, main text in 2 columns, 6 figures and illustrations including table showing all Shakespeare's plays and their early publishers, large fold-out table showing gaps in different editions of Hamlet. Title page SIGNED by editor. ; Edited and introduction by Charles Adams Kelly. ; No defects to book. No marks apart from autograph. Laid in, several pages of production info and an enlarged version of table showing Shakespeare's early publishers. View more info

Valiant Bugles, the ; Paperback Original, 1962

By: Shirreffs, Gordon D.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Signet/New American Library: 1962

Edition: Paperback Original

Seller ID: 20258

Condition: Very Good+


128 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Paperback, 128 pages, all edges inked red. ; Signet S-2018. 1st printing, 1962, stated. Blurb: 'The army captain lived only to kill the Apache chief called The Butcher, and he would lead the US cavalry straight to hell to get him.' ; Written by famous author of Judas Gun, Rio Bravo, Lonesome Trail, etc. ; Very minor edgewear only. No crease to spine. No marks. Binding tight and square. ; Signet S Series; Vol. 2018 View more info

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Poems of Elizabeth Shreve-Chambers : Sketches of Her Life and Reminiscences

By: Shreve-Chambers, Elizabeth, and Binford T. Shreve

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Binford T. Shreve: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21350

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


139 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark green cloth, gilt lettering on front, two b/w frontispiece portraits: Enoch Shreve and Elizabeth Shreve, each on glossy plate with tissue guard; author bio; 16 glossy b/w photos with captions; 82 original poems with rhyme and meter. ; Compiled and published by author's son, Binford T. Shreve. Printed by Bradshaw Printing, Bayard, Ohio. Charming poems written between 1836 and 1912, some few previously published in Sebring News, Ohio, but most never before published. Quaker author who taught Sunday school in local Methodist church. ; Book shows a... View more info

Without Dogma : A Novel of Modern Poland

By: Sienkiewicz, Henryk, with Iza Young

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1897

Seller ID: 20162

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


423 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, olive green cloth; coat of arms of Poland on front in red, black and gilt; [xvi] + 423 + 7 pages; gilt spine lettering; black endpapers; publisher catalog in rear. ; Translated by Iza Young. ; Fascinating novel, written in diary style, by Henryk Sienkiewicz, remowned Polish writer, winner of Nobel Prize in Literature. Originally published in Poland 1891. This is an early US edition, 1897. ; Owner long ago lightly penciled his name and/or address on front endpaper, halftitle page, and rear endpaper, and did sums on front flyleaf. No other marks. Clot... View more info

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Doctor Who Illustrated A-Z, The

By: Standring, Lesley; Illustrated by Lesley Standring

Price: $11.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9889

ISBN: 0491034849

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


121 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Hardcover, yellow illustrated boards, 121 glossy pages, encyclopedic entries and illustrations throughout. All paintings, no photos. ; Every creature, monster, character, organization, planet, robot, mad scientist, etc, etc, seen on Doctor Who from its beginning in 1963 to the present day (1985) with tons of wonderful b/w and color illustrations by author. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. View more info

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1001 Lewdest Limericks : An Erotic Collection

By: Stanza, Ronald

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Citadel Press/Carol Publishing Group: 1997

Seller ID: 21244

ISBN: 0806517743

Condition: Very Good+


215 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Black softcover, [vi] + 215 pages, 1001 alarmingly dirty limericks. ; Copyright 1995. This edition 1997. ; This volume contains 1001 limericks selected for their raunchiness. ; A touch of edgewear only. View more info

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Forgotten Village, the : Life in a Mexican Village, with 136 Photographs from the Film of the Same Name

By: Steinbeck, John, with Rosa Harvan Kline and Alexander Hackensmid; Illustrated by Robert Kline

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1941

Seller ID: 20584

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


143 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, beige cloth, 143 pages, list of film credits, 136 full-page b/w photos with captions. ; 2nd printing before publication stated. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket rubbed, spotted, with small edge chips, but all readable. View more info

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Poganuc People : Their Loves and Lives (1st Edition, 1878)

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher; Illustrated by John Filmer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard & Hulbert: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16321

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


375 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, reddish-brown cloth, gilt title on spine, black decor and black lettering on front, 375 pages + 3-pg publisher catalog in rear, 4 full-page b/w illustrations. ; 1st edition. Copyright page 1878. No other dates. No other printings listed. List of author's works includes this title and states 'Just out.' ; Ms. Stowe's semi-autobiographiccal and final novel. ; Boards slightly bowed. Cloth worn at extremities but not frayed. Owner name, place and date (1905) neatly penned on front endpaper in fountain pen in a fine hand. Front free endpaper missing. Pag... View more info

Uncle Tom's Cabin, Or, Life Among the Lowly : Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather (Easton Press)

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher; Illustrated by Miguel Covarrubias

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 20405

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


294 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Hardcover, black morocco leather, [xxvi] + 294 pages, gilt lettering and decor, all edges gold, red silk moire endpapers, red page-marker ribbon, numerous beautiful full-page b/w illustrations, color frontispiece portrait of Stowe. ; Originally published 1851-1852. This edition, with 1938 introduction by Raymond Weaver and 1938 illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias, published 1979. ; No wear, no sign of use. No jacket, as issued. Two items laid in: 1) publisher's original bookplate. 2) publisher's flyer listing all 100 titles in this series. (Amazonbuyers pleas... View more info

Postmodern Archipelago, the : Two Essays on Science Fiction and Fantasy

By: Swanwick, Michael; Illustrated by Michael Dashow

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Tachyon Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 19099

ISBN: 0964832062

Condition: Very Good+


66 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Color illustrated softcover booklet, [iv] + 66 pages, two remarkable essays, with chapter endnotes. ; 1st edition, October 1997, stated. Cover art by Michael Dashow. Edited by Jacob Weisman. Includes: A User's Guide to the Post Moderns, 1986, and, In the Tradition, 1994, with a new introduction by author, 1997.; Very minor shelfwear. ; Highly controversial. View more info

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Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Annotated Edition : Edited with Notes and Commentary by Arthur E. Case

By: Swift, Jonathan, with Arthur E. Case

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ronald Press Company: 1955

Edition: Seventeenth Printing

Seller ID: 20328

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


374 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, [xvi] + 374 pages, footnotes, endnotes, appendix with bibliography, brief biography of Jonathan Swift, themes of Gulliver's Travels, textual variants, etc. ; Copyright 1938. This is 17th printing, 1955. ; Minor exterior wear. Main defect, book has several pages with margin notes neatly penciled in. Jacket sunned, spotted, with closed tears, but all readable. View more info

Works of Tacitus, The, Volume 1, the Annals : Annotated Edition, the Oxford Translation, Revised, with Notes

By: Tacitus

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1883

Seller ID: 20332

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


464 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Vol-1 *only* but Annals are complete. Hardcover, purple blindstamped cloth, [vi] + 464 pages, copious footnotes. English throughout. ; This edition copyright 1868. This printing 1883. Vol-1 only of a 2-vol set. ; Contents: Annals of Tacitus, Book I through Book XVI. This is the complete number of books of Annals. ; History of Rome, by Publius Cornelius Tacitus, aka Gaius Cornelius Tacitus, in the First Century of the Christian Era. ; Minor exterior wear. Cloth faded to a warm gray on spine and around edges, as usual. Gold spine lettering rubbed but just reada... View more info

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Home Ballads with Illustrations : Bayard Taylor's Home Ballads, Illustrated

By: Taylor, Bayard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin & Company: 1881

Seller ID: 21165

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


64 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark brown leather, gilt lettering, 64 pages numbered to 61, dark brown floral endpapers in green and gilt, all edges gilt, 24 b/w illustrations. ; Originally published 1875. This edition 1881. Front cover: Bayard Taylor's Home Ballads, Illustrated. Title page: Home Ballads by Bayard Taylor with Illustrations. ; Contents: The Quaker widow. The holly-tree. John Reed. Jane Reed. The old Pennsylvania farmer. ; Edgeworn but intact. Gift note on front flyleaf in fountain pen dated 1896. A lovely old gift book. View more info

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This Then is Maud : Being a Monodrama as Writ and Arranged by Alfred Tennyson

By: Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Roycrofters: 1900

Seller ID: 15319

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


80 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Published in the year 1900, by Roycrofters, an amazing publishing house where paper was made by hand, printing was by handpress, bindings were handsewn, and books were beautiful. This edition is bound in rich gray-brown suede leather with yapp edges, gilt title on front, deep red cloth liners, 80 heavy-duty pages, red page-marker ribbon, b/w decorative initials, red lettering on divider pages. ; Decorations designed by Samuel Warner. ; Exterior shows a touch of sunning to spine, which is unlettered. No other defects inside or out. Book is in remarkably good condit... View more info

Vanity Fair : Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather (Easton Press)

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace, with John T. Winterich; Illustrated by William Makepeace Thackeray

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 20354

Condition: Very Good+


759 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black leather, gilt lettering and decor, [xxii] + 759 pages, all edges gilt, bright blue moire cloth endpapers, blue page-marker ribbon. ; 'Illustrated with two hundred drawings made by the author for the f*rst edition, with an introduction by John T. Winterich.' Originally published 1847-1848. This edition 1979. ; No visible signs of wear. Original publisher's bookplate affixed to front endpaper, owner name in pen. No other defects. ; 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series View more info