Sort

Showing 1-20 of 118

Image for The Lord of the Rings Box Set: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the Kings (1978)

The Lord of the Rings Box Set: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the Kings (1978)

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Houghton, MIfflin: 1972-01-01

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 180624002

Condition: Near Fine


Three Volume Hardcover Set (with fold-out maps) in original publisher's slipcase dated 1978, Second Revised American Edition, Houghton Mifflin 1965. All three hardcover volumes are Near Fine in Very Good DJ's. Just a hint of dusting to black cloth boards with gilt titles and color designs - all corners sharp. All three DJ's are cream colored which match the original publisher's cream colored slip case. Titles in red, image of Tolkein's signature on covers and slipcase are in black with multi-colored design of the eye of Sauron with the ring atop. All three dust jackets are Very Good with a... View more info

Image for Alice Tisdale Hobart Collection. River Supreme, The Cup and the Sword, Oil for the Lamps of China, Yang and Yin, Their Own Country, Peacock Sheds his Tail. (6 Volumes) (6 Volume set)

Alice Tisdale Hobart Collection. River Supreme, The Cup and the Sword, Oil for the Lamps of China, Yang and Yin, Their Own Country, Peacock Sheds his Tail. (6 Volumes) (6 Volume set)

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier and Son: 1945-01-01

Seller ID: 190213001

Condition: Very Good+


Complete 6 Volume Hardcover Uniform Bound Set (all bindings match), Various dates from 1926 to 1940 P.F. Collier & Son - Volumes are: Oil For The Lamps Of China - 403 pages (1933), The Cup And The Sword - 400 pages (1942), Their Own Country - 405 pages (1940), River Supreme - 315 pages (1934) NOTE: River Supreme was originally published in 1929 under the title Pidgin Cargo; The Peacock Sheds His Tail - 360 pages (1945), Yang And Yin - 366 pages (1936). All volumes are Very Good+, with just a hint of shelf/edge wear. Bumping to a few corners. End papers are nice and clean. No off-setting to ... View more info

Image for OMNIBOOK MAGAZINE VOL. 6 NO. 2; JANUARY 1944 [HERE IS YOUR WAR + THE FOUNTAINHEAD + WHY WOMEN CRY + LONG, LONG AGO]

OMNIBOOK MAGAZINE VOL. 6 NO. 2; JANUARY 1944 [HERE IS YOUR WAR + THE FOUNTAINHEAD + WHY WOMEN CRY + LONG, LONG AGO]

By: (Omnibook Magazine) [Ernie Pyle + Ayn Rand + Elzabeth Hawes + Alexander Woollcot

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Omnibook Inc: 1944-01-01

Seller ID: 160701001

Condition: Good


Softcover, (one of the scarcest items for Ayn Rand collectors) January 1944 First Edition Single Issue Magazine Omnibook 192 pages. Good, in pictorial wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear to soiled/dusty covers, two creases to front panel. Small tape repair to head of spine by previous owner. All pages are tanned (pages are as thin as pages in a bible), last third of pages have a wrinkle at the top edge of the text block - all text is intact and readable but tanned (very cheap paper). From the inside front cover and index page ? Authorized abridgements of four current best-selling books ? These books ... View more info

Image for The Secret Adversary

The Secret Adversary

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1930

Seller ID: 170131001

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, 1930 Dodd, Mead and Company 330 pages. Very Good+, in a Brand New facsimile DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear and a touch of dust/soiling to orange cloth boards with bold and crisp black titles - corners sharp with just a hint of wear to the tips. Book has a brand new facsimile DJ housed in mylar. No previous owner marks - all pages are clean and crisp - deckled edges. The first appearance of Tommy and Tuppence. A very scarce early American printing in remarkable condition, and with the new facsimile DJ, it achieves a quiet beauty. OCLC - 53395774. LOC FB-03 View more info

Image for The Divine Comedy: Volume 1 Hell, Volume 2 Purgatory, Volume 3 Paradise (3 Volume Set in Slip Case, Includes Tissue Wraps)

The Divine Comedy: Volume 1 Hell, Volume 2 Purgatory, Volume 3 Paradise (3 Volume Set in Slip Case, Includes Tissue Wraps)

By: Alighieri, Dante / (Translated By Louis Biancolli)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington Square Press: 1966-01-01

Seller ID: 180411008

Condition: Very Good+


3 Volume Hardcover set in original Publishers slipcase, 1966 Washington Square Press. Very Good+, in original publishers slipcase. All three volumes are white cloth spines over illustrated paper boards with gilt titles inside brown borders - corners sharp. All three volumes have the original publishers glassine see-through Dust Jackets which have some sun-darkening to the spines. They did their job well as there is only a faint trace of darkening to the top and bottom of the spines of the books. See my picture which show the books without the glassine DJs. Previous owner name on FFEP of all t... View more info

Image for Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle; or, Fun and Adventures on the Road (#1)

Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle; or, Fun and Adventures on the Road (#1)

By: Appleton Victor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910-01-01

Seller ID: 180411002

Condition: Good+


Hardcover with scarce DJ, 1910 copyright (actually printed around 1927 - see description) Grosset & Dunlap 206 pages plus 13 pages of ads for other boys/girls series. Good+, in a Good+ DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to coarse woven Tan cloth boards (Quad design) with black titles and red accents - corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear and rubbing, age-toning, small closed tears and some minor wrinkles (on the rear panel) to original DJ - now in mylar. Gift inscription to previous owner on inside front cover. All pages are clean and crisp but the ffep and the following tw... View more info

Image for Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders

Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1917-01-01

Seller ID: 180411003

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover with scarce DJ, 1910 copyright (actually printed around 1927 - see description) Grosset & Dunlap 206 pages plus 13 pages of ads for other boys/girls series. Very Good+, in a Very Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to coarse woven Tan cloth boards (Quad design) with black titles and red accents - corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear, age-toning, and two chips (both at spine corners) to original DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. FFEP has a 4 digit number on the left side in the top corner. Illustrations for DJ and fron... View more info

Image for Tom Swift and His Sky Racer; or, The Quickest Flight on Record (The Tom Swift series)

Tom Swift and His Sky Racer; or, The Quickest Flight on Record (The Tom Swift series)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1911-01-01

Seller ID: 180411005

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with scarce DJ, 1911 copyright (actually printed around 1927 - see description) Grosset & Dunlap 207 pages plus 11 pages of ads for other boys/girls series. Very Good, in a Very Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to coarse woven Tan cloth boards (Quad design) with black titles and red accents - corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear and some rubbing, age-toning, and chipping (rear panel) to original DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. FFEP has a 4 digit number on the left side in the top corner. Illustrations for DJ and ... View more info

Image for Sherlock Holmes Complete Stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: 9 volume set

Sherlock Holmes Complete Stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: 9 volume set

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Book-of-the-Month Club:

Seller ID: 190422005

Condition: Near Fine


9 Volume Hardcover Set, 1994 BOMC. All nine volumes are Near Fine, in NF DJ?s. Uniformly bound, Brown cloth spines with copper titles and accents over beige flocked paper boards - very tiny bumped corners to some volumes. Just a whisper of shelf/edge wear to all DJ?s (9 different illustrated spine patterns over beige herringbone pattern covers with side portrait of Holmes on front and rear) - now in mylar. Elegant and simple jacket design by Monica Elias. No previous owner markings - all pages are bright, clean and unmarked. This was an exclusive set done for the Book of the Month Club in 1994... View more info

Image for Anthem

Anthem

By: Ayn Rand

Price: $200.00

Publisher: The Caxton: 1964-01-01

Edition: Fifth printing

Seller ID: 160918014

Condition: Fine


Hardcover, Stated Fifth Printing Jan 1964 Caxton Printers, Ltd 105 pages. Fine, in a Very Good++ DJ. Green cloth boards with black titles - corners sharp. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to unclipped DJ ($3.00) - now in mylar. No previous owner marks - all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Anthem is a dystopian fiction novella by Ayn Rand, written in 1937 and first published in 1938 in England. It takes place at some unspecified future date when mankind has entered another dark age. Technological advancement is now carefully planned and the concept of individuality has been eliminated. I... View more info

Image for Looking Backward; 2000-1887

Looking Backward; 2000-1887

By: Bellamy, Edward

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1926-01-01

Edition: 6th

Seller ID: 190508001

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with scarce Art Deco DJ, 1926 Houghton Mifflin 337 pages. Very Good, in a Good+ DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear and light fading to head and tail of spine of deep maroon cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp. Major chipping (Head and Tail of Spine), some age toning and major edge wear to scarce Art Deco DJ - now in mylar. Warm inscription from father of previous owner to his son about the theme of the book. The father wishes for him to read it again when he becomes the same age. Inscription fills the entire FFEP. It is dated 1945. Binding tight - all pages are clean and unmarked.... View more info

Image for CLAIRE AMBLER By BOOTH TARKINGTON 1928 First Edition

CLAIRE AMBLER By BOOTH TARKINGTON 1928 First Edition

By: BOOTH TARKINGTON

Price: $65.00

Publisher: DOUBLEDAY, DORAN & COMPANY: 1928-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140710001

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, Stated First Edition 1928 Doubleday-Doran New York 253 pages. Very Good+ in a VG, scarce and uncommon DJ. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to bright blue cloth boards with yellow panels and black titles, yellow top-stain and deckled edges--one corner lightly bumped. Previous owner name lightly written at the top left corner of the inside cover. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear and just a hint of toning to DJ (corner-clipped by the publisher but not price-clipped, 4 very small spots to the spine of the DJ) - DJ now in mylar. No notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp-blue... View more info

Image for GENEVIEVE GERTRUDE  Herself and Her Book

GENEVIEVE GERTRUDE Herself and Her Book

By: Brady, Mariel

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928-01-01

Seller ID: 190112007

Condition: Good+


Hardcover with original scarce DJ, Not Ex Library 1928, Grosset & Dunlap, 299 pages. Good+ in a VG DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to blue cloth boards with yellow titles and accents - corners lightly bumped. Green and white illustrated endpapers, yellow topstain and deckled edges. Partial remains of previous owner bookplate on the FFEP. Minor shelf/edge wear, chipping and dust soiling to original, scarce and unclipped color pictorial DJ - now in mylar. B&W frontispiece and three additional B&W full plate illustrations by C. D. Williams. Interior pages are intact, with a few small stains/smudges sc... View more info

Image for Pieces of Hate [Hardcover] by Broun, Heywood

Pieces of Hate [Hardcover] by Broun, Heywood

By: Broun, Heywood

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Doran: 1922-01-01

Seller ID: F9-6VEY-WS2I

Condition: Good


Hardcover, First Edition 1922 Doran NY 227 pages. Good, no DJ. Original gilt stamped maroon cloth over blind-stamped tan boards, top edge stained red, corners lightly bumped, spine bottom chipped. No notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp-offsetting to both fly-leafs. Heywood Campbell Broun, Jr. , along with his friends the critic Alexander Woollcott, writer Dorothy Parker and humorist Robert Benchley, were members of the famed Algonquin Round Table. This is the author's second book. A good reading copy of a scarce book. LOC SSS-06 View more info

Image for Space on my hands

Space on my hands

By: Brown, Fredric

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Shasta Publishers: 1951-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180413001

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, Stated First Edition 1951 Shasta Publishers 224 pages. Very Good+, in a VG+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to brown cloth boards with black titles - corners sharp. A few tiny spots to red topstain and two very small written dates on the FFEP keep this classic from Near Fine. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to unclipped original DJ - now in mylar. Slight age-toning to DJ interior flap edges and some dust soiling to rear panel. Very light off-setting to endpapers. The author's second SF book and first collection of SF short stories. Includes "Daymare," his classic SF detecti... View more info

Image for The Lost Get-Back Boogie

The Lost Get-Back Boogie

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr: 1986-11-01

Seller ID: 190306002

ISBN: 0807113344

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, 2nd Printing (number line starts with 2) Louisiana State University Press 241 pages. Near Fine, in a NF DJ. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to turquoise cloth boards with orange spine titles - one tiny bumped corner. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to original unclipped ($16.95) DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and unmarked. Only flaw is a very faint wave/wrinkle on the top right of the half-title page. The Lost Get Back-Boogie was the author?s breakthrough book that was the precursor to his successful Dave Robicheaux mystery series. The Lost Ge... View more info

Image for Tarzan and the Golden Lion

Tarzan and the Golden Lion

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers [1958]: 1958-01-01

Seller ID: 141108007

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, Stated 1923 but is probably 50's Grosset & Dunlap, New York, NY 332 pages. Near Fine in a VG+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to tan cloth boards with black titles and illustration-corners sharp, binding solid. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to unclipped DJ (DJ flap at top corner has code 125125) -now in mylar. No previous owner markings-all pages are clean and crisp-black topstain. Dust-jacket art by C. Edmund Monroe. Map endpapers by Rafael Palacios. Decorated title page. Bookstore stamp from the famous "Hudsons" Dept Store of Detroit, Mich at bottom of inside rear cover. The... View more info

Image for Jungle Tales of Tarzan

Jungle Tales of Tarzan

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1950-01-01

Seller ID: 170803003

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, Stated 1919 but is probably 1950 Grosset & Dunlap, New York, NY 319 pages. Near Fine in a VG+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to tan cloth boards with dark brown titles and illustration-corners sharp. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to unclipped DJ (DJ flap at top corner has code 125125) -now in mylar. No previous owner markings-all pages are clean and crisp. Dust-jacket art by C. Edmund Monroe. Map endpapers by Rafael Palacios. Decorated title page. Bookstore stamp from the famous "Hudsons" Dept Store of Detroit, Mich at bottom of inside rear cover. The sixth entry in the Tar... View more info

Image for The Moon is Hell

The Moon is Hell

By: Campbell, John W.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Fantasy Press: 1951-01-01

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 180806007

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, Stated First Edition (Currey Binding A), Fantasy Press, 1951, 256 pages. Very Good, in a VG DJ. Purple cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp. All pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. Previous owner?s stamp on inside front cover and FFEP. A touch of foxing to top of text block. Minor offsetting to endpapers. Very Good DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear with some foxing at edges and on reverse side of DJ- now in mylar. The story is a grim day to day record of thirteen scientists as they struggle with the hostile Moon environment and with themselves. A logical suspenseful sto... View more info

Image for The Quest of the Missing Map

The Quest of the Missing Map

By: Carolyn Keene

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1942-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190111001

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, 1942 Grosset & Dunlap, 213 pages plus 2 pages promoting other Nancy Drew stories (last named is The Mystery at the Moss Covered Mansion)and 15 titles of Jane Abbott books for girls from G & D (last named is Red Robin). Very Good, in Good+ Dust Jacket. This is the 19th title in the popular Nancy Drew series - 1st edition (Farah 1942A-1). Blue cloth binding with orange stamped lettering [Format #5] and dark orange topstain. One tiny bump to the bottom front corner. Orange silhouettes on end papers. FFEP contains prior owner name, address and date of February 19, 1942 written in ink ... View more info