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Stanley and the Women. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York , 1985,:

Seller ID: 8563


AMIS, Kingsley. Stanley and the Women. New York : (1985). Fine in nicked dustjacket, with remainder mark on bottom edge. 20.00 View more info

I Like It Here : A novel. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 100875


AMIS, Kingsley. I Like It Here : A novel. London : Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1958. First Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-208. 8vo, pinkish cloth with gilt titles tospine. Amis's third novel. Gohn, Kingsley Amis : A Checklist. II: A10. Ver y good in nicked, lightly spine-browned, unclipped dustjacket. 35.00 View more info

Success. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harmony Books, 1987,:

Seller ID: 10037


AMIS, Martin. Success. N.Y. : Harmony Books, (1987). First US Printing. Pp 224. 8vo, grey cloth spine, grey boards. Near-fine in dj. 35.00 View more info

Night Train. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, Toronto, 1998, ISBN:0676971121:

Seller ID: 23919


AMIS, Martin. Night Train. (Toronto) : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, (1998). First Canadian Printing. Pp 175. 8vo, red spine, blue boards. Very good in dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

Other People : A Mystery Story. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Martin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1981,:

Seller ID: 3976


AMIS, Martin. Other People : A Mystery Story. N.Y.: Viking Press, (1981). First US Edition. Pp 224. 8vo, reddish cloth spine, tan boards. Vg in rubbeddj (short closed tear to front panel). 45.00 View more info

Information. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Martin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Flamingo, 1995,:

Seller ID: 35674


AMIS, Martin. The Information. (L.) : Flamingo, (1995). First Printing. Pp 494. 8vo, black cloth. A few dog-eared corners, else vg-fine in dj. 30.00 View more info

Information. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Martin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, Toronto, 1995,:

Seller ID: 38199


AMIS, Martin. The Information. (Tor.) : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, (1995). First Canadian Edition. Pp 374. 8vo, black cloth. Fine in dj. 30.00 View more info

Time's Arrow. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Martin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harmony Books, 1991,:

Seller ID: 39876


AMIS, Martin. Time's Arrow or The Nature of the Offense. NY: Harmony Books,(1991). First US edition. Pp 168. 8vo, grey spine with black boards. Remai nder mark to bottom edge, else vg in very slightly rubbed dj. 30.00 View more info

Night Train. First Canadian Edition, signed

By: AMIS, Martin.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, Toronto, 1998, ISBN:0676971121:

Seller ID: 83666


AMIS, Martin. Night Train. (Toronto) : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, (1998). First Canadian Edition. Pp [1]-175,(1). 8vo, red paper covered spine and blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed without inscription by the author. 28.00 View more info

House of Vandekar. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ANTHONY, Evelyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1988, ISBN:9780091080402:

Seller ID: 116056


ANTHONY, Evelyn. The House of Vandekar London : Hutchinson, (1988). First Edition. Pp (6),7-[348],(4). 8vo, (145 x 228 mm), black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Evelyn Anthony (b. July 3, 1928, London) is the pen name of Evelyn Ward-Thomas (Evelyn Bridgett Patricia Ward-Thomas). " Nancy Percival used to wake up screaming from this nightmare, terrified by the shadow without a face. But she hadn't had the dream for years. Why now? It was Nancy's birthday, and her millionaire lover, David Renwick, had planned a surprise weekend in the country. Nancy didn't know her destination. She didn't kn... View more info

Love & Friendship and Other Early Works Now First Printed from the OriginalMS. by Jane Austen. With a Preface by G.K. Chesterton.

By: AUSTEN, Jane. CHESTERTON, G.K.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: F.D. Goodchild Company, Publishers, Toronto, 1922,:

Seller ID: 93912


AUSTEN, Jane. Love & Friendship and Other Early Works Now First Printed from the Original MS. by Jane Austen. With a Preface by G.K. Chesterton. Toronto : F.D. Goodchild Company, Publishers, n.d.[ca 1922]. Pp [i]-xv,(1),[1]-140,(4), frontis (with printed tissue guard). 8vo, maroon cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine, heavy gilt decoration to maroon paper covered boards, top edge dyed maroon, colour illustrated endpapers. The Canadian edition from the U.K. sheets. Contents : 1. Love and Friendship: A Novel told in a Series of Letters. 2. Lesley Castle: A Unfinished Novel in Letters. 3. The His... View more info

Windfall. First Edition in dustjacket .Signed

By: BAGLEY, Desmond

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Collins, London , 1982, ISBN:000222349X:

Seller ID: 82107


BAGLEY, Desmond. Windfall. London : Collins, 1982. First Edition. Pp (6),7-320. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. Desmond Bagley (1923-1983), was a British journalist and novelist principally known for a series of best-selling thrillers. "Jan Willem Hendrykxx's legacy amounted to a staggering £40 million; £34 million to go to an agricultural college in Kenya's Rift Valley, and the remaining £6 million to be divided equally between the mysterious benefactor's only discovered living descendants: Dirk Hendriks, a South African, and Henry Hendrix, a young drop-out living in Calif... View more info

idioglossia. proof

By: BAILEY, Eleanor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House Canada, 2000,:

Seller ID: 51371


BAILEY, Eleanor. idioglossia. [Toronto]: Random House Canada, (2000). Uncorrected proof. Pp. 381. 8vo, yellow ill. card covers. The British author's first novel. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Trespasses. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: BAILEY, Paul

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harper and Row, New York , 1971,:

Seller ID: 18195


BAILEY, Paul. Trespasses. New York : Harper and Row, (1971). First US Edition. Pp (10),11-189,(3). 8vo [145 x 210 mm], black cloth spine letered in silver, white paper-covered boards, top edge dyed black. The second novel by British author Bailey, (b. February 16, 1937). "Trespasses is the almost unbearably moving account of a young man's discovery of his own humanity and the casalties of his course. In vivid fragments of memory-images, dialogues, dreams, letters, Ralph Hicks assembles his ghosts: a mother too limited to hold the affection of husband or son; a father remote and, therefore,... View more info

Every Man for Himself. 1st US in dj

By: BAINBRIDGE, Beryl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Carrol & Graf, New York, 1996, ISBN:0786703490:

Seller ID: 21734


BAINBRIDGE, Beryl. Every Man for Himself. New York: Carrol & Graf, (1996). First US Printing. Pp. (6),7- 224. 8vo, grey cloth spine. A novel about theTitanic disaster. Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge DBE (b. November 21, 1932 , Liverpool, England – d. July 2, 2010, London, England) was an English writer from Liverpool. Very good in dust jacket. 20.00 View more info

Lively Poll : A Tale of the North Sea

By: BALLANTYNE, R. M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: James Nisbet & Co., Limited, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 63079


BALLANTYNE, R. M. The Lively Poll : A Tale of the North Sea. London : JamesNisbet & Co., Limited, [n.d.]. Pp. 128, frontispiece, including plates 8vo , red pictorial cloth with gilt lettering to front and gilt title block to spine. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.113 for the 1886 first edition. Moderately rubbed, inner hinges cracked, light spotting and smudging throughout. As is. 30.00 View more info

Up In the Clouds or Balloon Voyages.

By: BALLANTYNE, R. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: James Nisbet & Co., Limited, London, 1875,:

Seller ID: 111130


BALLANTYNE, R.M. Up In the Clouds or Balloon Voyages. London : James Nisbet& Co., n.d. [1870S?]. Pp [1]-123,(5),[1]-16 (pub.cat.), frontis and engrav ed title-page,+ 2 plates. Small 8vo, pictorial blue cloth (ship vignette and tiger), gilt lettering to front board and spine. A young adult book on the history of balloon flight. Contents : 1. Treats of early Efforts to fly, etc. 2. The First Balloons. 3. Early Attempts at Aerial Navigation. 4. The First Aerial Voyages made in Great Britain—Succeeding Ascents. 5. Parachutes. 6. Ascents by Messrs. Glaisher and Coxwell. 7. Account or Nadar's Ball... View more info

Coxswain's Bride or The Rising Tide : A Tale of the Sea and Other Tales. 6th thousand.

By: BALLANTYNE, R. M. BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 63092


BALLANTYNE, R. M. The Coxswain's Bride or The Rising Tide: A Tale of the Sea and Other Tales. With Illustrations by the Author. Sixth Thousand. London: James Nisbet & Co., n.d. [orginally copyright in 1891 unsure of this edi tion]. Pp 234, including frontispiece, including [16] pp of ads + [3] pp ofplates. 8vo, pictorial brown cloth, gilt to spine and upper board. See Qua yle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.97 for the first. In each of the three stories Ballantyne writes about the significance of faith in Christ to the lives of his characters. Two of the stories have a nau... View more info

Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader : A Tale of the Pacific.

By: BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, London, 1877,:

Seller ID: 76936


BALLANTYNE, R.M. Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader : A Tale of the Pacific. London: James Nisbet, 1877. Pp. [i]-vi,[1]-440,(16) of ads. 8vo, pictorial maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.51 for the first. Boards heavily rubbed, spine nearly detached, nearly broken in several instances throughout. A poor copy. 10.00 View more info

Battle and the Breeze, or The Fights and Fancies of a British Tar

By: BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, London, 1905,:

Seller ID: 76724


BALLANTYNE, R.M. The Battle and the Breeze, or The Fights and Fancies of a British Tar. London : James Nisbet, [n.d., ca. 1905]. Pp. (7),12-124,[1]-6 of ads. Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial red cloth. A juvenile nautical adventure book. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.110for the first. Name in ink to rfep, ffep, front paste-down, and two inside pages. Rear hinge broken and binding of spine has separated from cloth, so me foxing and soiling to pages, some pages torn or missing pieces around edges, soiling to covers, wear to edges, cocked. 10.00 View more info