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Image for Wing-Borne :   (Wingborne) Signed

Wing-Borne : (Wingborne) Signed

By: Frostic, Gwen; Illustrated by Gwen Frostic

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers: 1967

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21069

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


64 pages; 8vo (9.5") 24 cm; Hardcover, yellow and and tan decorated boards, 64 unnumbered pages, a wonderful variety of deckle papers. Beautiful linoleum-cut illustrations throughout. SIGNED by author. ; Gwen Frostic (1906-2001) was a Michigan poet, book manufacturer, linoleum-block nature artist and papermaker who wrote, illustrated, printed and published 20 different titles which have been described as enchanting, delicate, breathtaking, and inspirational. ; No defects to book. Publisher's postcard laid in. View more info

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Infinite Destiny, the : Words and Block Prints (Signed)

By: Frostic, Gwen; Illustrated by Gwen Frostic

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21468

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


64 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, beautiful mottled tan boards printed in bright orange, with brown lettering. Stunning color illustrated endpapers with ducks swimming and in flight. 64 unnumbered pages, many different types of paper, some with deckle edges. SIGNED by author-artist-publisher Gwen Frostic. ; Gwen Frostic (1906-2001) was a beloved Michigan poet, book manufacturer, linoleum-block nature artist and papermaker who wrote, illustrated, printed and published 20 different titles which have been described as enchanting, delicate, breathtaking, and inspirational. ; Light ... View more info

Gods and Tulips

By: Gaiman, Neil; Illustrated by Rembrandt van Rijn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Westhampton House: 1999

Seller ID: 19082

Condition: Near Fine


46 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Softcover, full-color glossy covers, 6 + 32 + 8 pages, 11 b/w illustrations. Afterword by Christopher Oarr. ; Neil Gaiman's three famous essays: Good Comics and Why You Should Sell Them. ; On Signings. ; Writing: The PRO/con Speech. ; Published to benefit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Many tips for bookstore managers on how to hold a signing. ; No defects. (Please note: This item has comic-book-style cover art but is not a comic) View more info

Mac Bird ! : The Play's the Thing Wherein I'll Catch the Conscience of the King

By: Garson, Barbara; Illustrated by Lisa Lyons

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grassy Knoll Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18986

Condition: Very Good+


56 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Orange softcover booklet, 56 pages, 12 b/w line illustrations. ; A brilliant political satire written in style of Macbeth, iambic pentameter, starring Lyndon Johnson (Mac Bird) with John, Robert, and Ted Kennedy, John's secretary, congressmen, senators, three working-class witches, etc. ; Covers show three pale stains. Bound edge faded. No other defects. View more info

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Cranford : Superb Edition, 1898

By: Gaskell, Elizabeth (Mrs)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: H. M. Caldwell Company: 1898

Seller ID: 20330

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


330 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover, blue cloth, gilt and red lettering, 330 + 6 pages, numerous b/w illustrations in text. Title page glossy, as was usual for this publisher. Title on spine. Front cover reads 'Superb Edition.' ; Gaskell's most popular novel. Written by a woman for women, tales of home life in small village in 19th century England, with social commentary. Copyright 1853. This edition 1898. ; Exterior shows moderate wear. Gilt lettering on spine is visible but letters are small and hard to read. Red area on spine mostly worn off. Owner name and Xmas 1898 in fount... View more info

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Sam, the Ceiling Needs Painting

By: Gelman, Woody, with Sy Goodstadt and Mel Poretz

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Kanrom: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17925

Condition: Very Good+


48 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Square softcover, fold-and-staple binding, 48 unnumbered pages, dark purple covers, dark purple and black pages throughout, illustrated in white with cartoons illustrating mainly just the soles of the feet of characters involved, with humorous racy captions. ; Very light edgewear only. No marks. Binding tight. ; With this item you will also get: Around the World with Sam: Further Adventures of Sam, the Ceiling Needs Painting, 1st edition, 1966, 48 pages, bright red and deep purple throughout, with lots more risque cartoons. View more info

Edda, Die, die Lieder der Sogenannten Alteren Edda : Nebst einem Anhang, die Mythischen und Heroischen Erzahlungen der Snorra Edda

By: Gering, Hugo

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Bibliographisches Institut: 1900

Seller ID: 9631

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


398 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; GERMAN text in old Fraktur script. Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering and black decor in six spine compartments, all edges marbled, decorative endpapers, index of names, copious footnotes throughout. ; Medieval Icelandic epic poems translated into German by Hugo Gering. ; Very little wear. Cloth frayed at heel. Pages a bit yellowed from age. No marks. Binding tight. ; Meyers Klassiker Ausgaben Series View more info

Man Who Folded Himself, The, 1e : (1st Edition, Signed)

By: Gerrold, David

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Random House: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15850

ISBN: 039447922X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


148 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, black and orange boards, 148 pages. Front endpaper inscribed 'for Joyce luck from' and SIGNED by David Gerrold. ; 1st edition stated. Originalprice on jacket flap. No dimple. ; The classic time travel novel of the 20th century. ; Jacket shows a touch of sunning on white areas. Very light crease to rear jacket flap. No other defects. View more info

Good Man to Know, a : A Semi-Documentary Fictional Memoir

By: Gifford, Barry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clark City Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15165

ISBN: 0944439365

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


164 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, tan cloth, gold spine lettering, endpaper map of Chicago Near North Side, 18 b/w photos in text, with captions. Laid in: Press release from publisher about this book, dated 1992, creased once, with one edge sunned and wrinkled. ; Fictional tale of Rudy Winston, small-time gangster who runs all-night liquor store in Chicago during 1940s-1950s when mob ruled the city. By famous author of Wild at Heart. ; This book was acquired from the personal library of author Elmore Leonard, where the estate seller affixed a sticker to the front jacket panel statin... View more info

Faust : With Illustrations by Harry Clarke, Translated Into English in the Original Meters by Bayard Taylor

By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von, with Bayard Taylor; Illustrated by Harry Clarke

Price: $16.00

Publisher: De Luxe Editions: 1931

Seller ID: 16618

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


252 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Red cloth, gold spine lettering, 252 glossy pages, English text throughout, with rhyme and meter, with striking b/w Art Nouveau illustrations throughout. ; Translated by Bayard Taylor. Handsomely illustrated by Henry Clarke. Edition of Goethe's famous story-poem of the German legend about a fanatic who sells his soul to the devil. ; Spine is tanned and dull but title still readable. Cloth shows light wear, mainly at crown. Pages slightly yellowed from age. Owner name in fountain pen in a fine hand on front endpaper in very faded ink. No other defects. (Amazonb... View more info

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Poems, Plays, and Essays by Oliver Goldsmith : With a Critical Dissertation on His Poetry by John Aiken and an Introductory Essay by Henry T. Tuckerman

By: Goldsmith, Oliver, with John Aikin and Henry T. Tuckerman

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company: 1889

Seller ID: 15720

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


565 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, beautiful red cloth, ornate decor in black and gilt on front and spine, gilt lettering, [xxvii] + 530 + 8 pages, all edges gilt, pale yellow endpapers, 6 b/w illustrations including frontispiece with tissue guard, 31 poems, 2 plays, 31 essays. ; This edition undated, but we believe it to be 1884 edition, this printing probably 1889. ; Very minor wear to heel and crown. Gift note penned on front flyleaf, in very faded ink, dated Christmas 1889. Gilt is sparkling. Book appears unread. View more info

Gashlycrumb Tinies, the : Or, After the Outing

By: Gorey, Edward; Illustrated by Edward Gorey

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1997

Seller ID: 20096

ISBN: 0151003084

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


64 pages; 24mo (5.5") 13 cm; Small hardcover, 64 unnumbered pages, 26 b/w full-page illustrations showing how each unfortunate orphan died, with grim poetical descriptions of same. ; Copyright 1963. This edition 1991. This is 2nd printing, 1997. 'M is for Maud who was swept out to sea. N is for Neville who died of ennui.' View more info

Headless Bust, the : A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millenium

By: Gorey, Edward; Illustrated by Edward Gorey

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1999

Seller ID: 8862

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Square 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, pale blue illustrated boards, 64 unnumbered pages, 2-color illustrations throughout. ; Reprint. Blurb: 'The inhabitants of the ever-so-popular Haunted Tea-Cozy return in a new holiday tale'. Isbn 0151005141.; Book shows no defects. Minor winkle to lower edge of jacket. No other flaws. View more info

Horse Heaven Hill

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Walter J. Black: 1959

Seller ID: 18616

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


216 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, 216 pages, ivory-white cloth over spine, red cloth over boards, blue and red bands and gilt lettering on spine. ; Dated 1959, published by Walter J. Black. ; Very light shelfwear only. Top edge blue is somewhat faded but still blue. No marks. Binding tight. ; Walter Black Zane Grey Series; Vol. 60 View more info

Ranger, the : And Other Stories

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Walter J. Black: 1960

Seller ID: 18617

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


210 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, 210 pages, ivory-white cloth, red cloth over boards, blue and red bands and gilt lettering on spine. ; Reprints of stories published 1926-1960. Dated 1960, published by Walter J. Black. ; Very light shelfwear only. Top edge blue is somewhat faded but still blue. No marks. Binding tight. ; Walter Black Zane Grey Series; Vol. 61 View more info

Boulder Dam

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Walter J. Black: 1963

Seller ID: 18618

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


234 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, 234 pages, ivory-white cloth, red cloth over boards, blue and red bands and gilt lettering on spine. ; Dated 1963, published by Walter J. Black. ; Book shows almost no wear, however, dampstain affects margins of front 15 and rear 60 leaves. No text affected. Everything readable. Spine is unaffected. Scarce. Sold as is. ; Walter Black Zane Grey Series; Vol. 63 View more info

Female Poets of America, the : With Portraits on Steel from Original Pictures ; Carefully Revised, Much Enlarged, and Continued to the Present Time

By: Griswold, Rufus Wilmot, with R. H. Stoddard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier, Publisher: 1873

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9912

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


486 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, ornate decorative gilt on front and spine, ornaments blindstamped on rear, all edges red, 486 pages, text in two columns, footnotes, index, hundreds of complete poems by 114 poets, with brief biographical sketches of most, 5 high-quality b/w portrait engravings including frontispiece. ; Revised from 1848 original. No date but 1873 implied. This is an actual antique book, not a flimsy modern reprint. ; Portraits of: Amelia B. Welby, Maria Brooks, Sarah Helen Whitman, Frances Sargent Osgood, Edith May. ; Superb poems by: Susannah Rowson, ... View more info

Passing Throng, The

By: Guest, Edgar A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reilly & Lee Company: 1923

Seller ID: 4194

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


190 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Dark blue cloth, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, blue endpapers, index, 116 poems. ; No additional printings. Amazonbuyers please note: image does not match this edition. ; A touch of wear to ends of spine. Rear blank page has small closed tear. No other flaws. View more info

When Day is Done

By: Guest, Edgar A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reilly & Lee Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7796

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


191 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Dark blue cloth, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, 191 glossy pages, blue endpapers, index, about 120 poems. ; 1st edition, 1921, NAP. ; Light wear to heel and upper tips. Pages yellowed from age. Initials and date (1930) on dedication page in fountain pen. Otherwise interior clean. No other flaws. View more info

Breakfast Table Chat : (1e, 1st Edition, 1914)

By: Guest, Edgar A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Edgar A. Guest: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17535

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


191 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small hardcover, black cloth, gold lettering, 191 pages, about 150 original poems with rhyme and meter. ; Book shows only minor shelfwear. Rear endpaper tanned from clipping laid in. No other defects. ; Items laid in: 1) old clipping of another poem by Edgar Guest 'AD 1918.' 2) Glossy card with anonymous poem 'Wrought Into Gold.' View more info