Category: Fiction (hardcover)


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Madame Dorthea

By: Undset, Sigrid

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1940

Edition: 1st US edition

Originally published in Oslo by H. Aschehour & Co., and here translated from the Norwegian by Arthur G. Chater. Historical fiction set in eighteenth-century Norway, from the 1928 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Green cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 351 pages, dust jacket illustration by Salter. A bit of slant, tanned/dust-soiled edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, offsetting to end paper, in dust jacket w/sunned spine, edgewear, moderate chippin... View more info

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The Urchin

By: Unnerstad, Edith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph, 1964

Edition: 1st Michael Joseph edition

Originally published in Swedish, and here translated from that language by Lilian Seaton. A story of the Larsson family, featured in earlier books by Unnerstad. Green cloth w/gilt illustration to front cover, gilt spine lettering, 168 pages, dust jacket illustration by Margaret Eastoe. Mild slant, light edgewear, some foxing to edges/front pastedown/front end paper/half-title, in lightly edgeworn dust jacket w/some foxing, 1.5" tear to top spine. View more info

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The Axe

By: Vaculik, Ludvik

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, 1973

Edition: 1st US edition

1st printing w/complete number sequence. Czechoslovakian writer's story of "a successful Prague journalist who returns for a visit to his native village in rural Moravia. While there, he encounters the memory of his father, now dead, who had been a lifelong worker for the Communist state." Originally published in 1966 in Czechoslovakia under the title 'Das Beil', and here translated from the Czech by Marian Sling. Grey cloth, red cloth backstrip w/black spine... View more info

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On the Track

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, Bowden, and Co., 1892

An apparently uncommon edition of the second part of the English translation of Verne's 'Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant' ('The Children of Captain Grant'). Illustrated cloth, gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 179 pages + 11-page list of select novels, 1-page advertisement for Keating's Powder, and 32-page list of standard reference volumes/illustated gift books (the latter illustrated). Bumped/moderately worn corners/spine ends, cover soil, gift inscription to previ... View more info

The Small Dark Man

By: Walsh, Maurice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1929

Edition: 1st US edition

Green covers w/gilt lettering, 314 pages. Strong spine slant, moderate wear to corners/spine ends, faint spotting to spine, tanned/foxed edges, general wear. View more info

The Cross and the Sword

By: Walton, Evangeline

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press, 1956

Edition: 1st Canadian edition

historical fantasy set in the 10th century, featuring conflict between the Norsemen and the English as the bloody conversion to Christianity is undertaken; dj illustration by Barye Phillips; red-stamped on black cloth; bumped/lightly worn corners/spine ends, tanned/lightly dusted edges, faint soil mark to bottom edge; dj w/edgewear, short tears/light chipping to spine ends, 1/2" triangular chip from top right corner of rear panel, chipping to corners, moderately sunn... View more info

The Cross and the Sword

By: Walton, Evangeline

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press, 1956

Edition: 1st Canadian edition

Historical fantasy set in the 10th century, chronicling conflict between Norsemen and English as the bloody conversion to Christianity is undertaken. Black cloth w/red cross illustration to front cover, red spine lettering, dust jacket illustration by Barye Phillips. Bumped spine ends/bottom corners, previous owner's name to front pastedown, in dust jacket w/several edge tears, chipping to spine ends/corners, impressions/scratches, general wear. View more info

Lilley & Chase (signed)

By: Waterstone, Tim

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Headline, 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

The founder of the UK bookshop chain, Waterstone's, here offers a tale composed of roughly equal parts adultery, homosexuality, advertising, church intrigue, and publishing. Dust jacket illustration by Nicholas Hely Hutchinson. This copy signed by Waterstone on title page. Lightly scuffed/lightly edgeworn dust jacket. An unread copy. View more info

MEANWHILE (The Picture of a Lady)

By: Wells, H.G.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company, 1927

Edition: 1st US edition

"A Story of Mental and Physical Romance." Gently bumped/lightly worn corners/spine ends, tanned/foxed edges, previous owner's name/address to front free end paper, some mustiness. Price-clipped dust jacket w/rubbing, chipping to corners/spine ends, edgewear, impressions, short edge tears, smudged rear panel, general wear. View more info

The Captives

By: Wells, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hillman Books 186, 1961

Edition: First Edition

paperback original; two lovers who meet in Mexico are doomed by their past; View more info

Six Sundays in January

By: Wesker, Arnold

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape, 1971

Edition: First Edition

A collection of prose, drama, and radio pieces. A bit of slant, lightly dusted edges, in dust jacket w/moderate corner/spine end wear. View more info

The Gods Arrive

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company, 1932

Edition: First Edition

When a high-bred woman certain of her social standing falls in love with a fascinating but unstable writer (aren't they all?), her cold and vain husband -- himself unfaithful to her -- refuses to grant a divorce, forcing the couple to flee to Europe. Gold-stamped on blue cloth. Tanned/dusty/soiled top edge, other edges tanned, moderate wear/fraying to corners/spine ends, scuffed/dampspotted cloth, check mark in ink on front free end paper. Dust jacket w/long tear to b... View more info

The Fruit of the Tree

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner's/Scribner, 1907

Edition: 1st Scribner's edition

Gold-stamped on red cloth. Faded spine, hinges lightly split, dusty edges, faded cloth, bumped corners, tear to top of front pastedown. Lacking dust jacket. View more info

Geraldine Bradshaw

By: Willingham, Calder

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press, 1950

Edition: First Edition

Willingham's second novel. "It was a good war for the civilian commandos who remained at home to take the easy money and pursue the servicemen's wives and sweethearts." A "picture of character disintegration on the civilian front during wartime." Black cloth w/bronze initials to front cover, bronze spine lettering, 415 pages. Bumped corners, offsetting to end papers, dusty edges, in price-clipped dust jacket w/smudging, short edge tears. View more info

Spawn of the North

By: Willoughby, Barrett

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books,

originally published in 1932; on the eve of her wedding a fiery young woman leaves California to return to Alaska where she becomes involved with her father's salmon business; dj illustration by George Giguere; moderate wear to corners/spine ends, moderate fading/dampstaining to spine, small soil to top right corner of front free end paper; rubbed dj w/impressions/scratches, edge tears, chipping, sticker pull to top portion of front flap; View more info