Category: Fiction (hardcover)


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Quest For Innocence

By: Gilford, C.B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, 1962

Edition: First Edition

Gilford's first book. Haunted by visions and his relationship with a friend who died in Korea, an atheist drifter who is tempted by sins of the mind and flesh seeks absolution for his guilt in the company of the dead man's family. Dust jacket illustration by Arnold Schwartzman. Black cloth w/silver spine lettering, 337 pages. Mild tanning, light general wear, in dust jacket w/light edgewear, thin scratches to rear panel, light corner wear. View more info

Riders of the Flood

By: Blackhurst, W.E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Parsons, McClain Printing Company, 1968

Edition: 1st McClain edition

The second printing of this title (the first by Vantage Press in 1954), telling the story of a playboy who, after being sent into the woods to work with a group of rough-and-ready lumbermen, learns to be a man. The book is "based on a great lumbering operation that took place in West Virginia between 1884 and 1900." Beige cloth w/brown spine lettering, 199 pages, illustrated w/7 photographs authentic to the period. Mild slant, foxed top edge, internally tight and... View more info

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Roller Ball Murder

By: Harrison, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, 1974

Edition: First Edition

Thirteen stories, the title story being the basis for Norman Jewison's award-winning film, Rollerball. Orange boards w/black cloth backstrip w/orange spine lettering, 189 pages. Some spine slant, sunned edges, light general wear, in lightly rubbed dust jacket w/light edgewear, 1/4" tear to bottom spine end, light handling wear. View more info

Sam Campbell Gentleman

By: Marshall, Edison

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Triangle Books/Blue Ribbon, 1938

Edition: 1st Triangle edition

The story of a woman (Elizabeth Logan) who marries a man (Sam Campbell) in order to "help her find another man. Her lover, Peter Burgess, had vanished in the vast silences of Southwestern China. He was a prisoner of the great war-lord, Chow-Chan, third in might of all the princes of the East. And on his safe release the peace of the Orient depended. For the tribes were massing in the hills to drive the Westerner into the sea." Red cloth w/black spine lettering/ru... View more info

Shirley's Guild

By: Pryce-Jones, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1979

Edition: First Edition

"In the village of Bishop's Eywas on the otherwise quiet Welsh Marches, Shirley, a little girl with red hair and freckles, inspires a chain of events not to be explained by reason and scientific enquiry." Green cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 150 pages. Rubbed dust jacket w/impressions, thin scratches. View more info

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Shirley's Guild

By: Pryce-Jones, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1979

Edition: First Edition

A little girl who lives in a Welsh town "inspires a chain of events not to be explained by reason and scientific enquiry. Green cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 150 pages, dust jacket by Gerry Downes. Bumped corners, light general wear, in dust jacket w/sticker remains to top right corner of front panel, light edgewear, rubbing, scratches. 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

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Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance

By: Kneale, Matthew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada/Random House of Canada, 2005

Edition: 1st Canadian edition

A collection of twelve stories which "follow ordinary people as they try to survive and make sense of their worlds." Plum boards, maroon cloth backstrip w/silver spine lettering, 208 pages, dust jacket illustration T. Oliver Peabody. A pristine copy in dust jacket w/mild wear to corners. A nice copy. 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

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Sweet Constancy

By: Cunningham, Louis Arthur

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins, 1955

Edition: First Edition

A wealthy man's beautiful and pampered daughter has a more than passing interest in a man of whom her father disapproves, so the father enlists the aid of a sensible and tactful woman to discover the reason behind his daughter's intractibility. Gently bumped corners, impressions to front cover, some soil/foxing to top and fore-edge, ink numerals to rear pastedown, in dust jacket w/edgewear, chipping, edge tears, small pieces torn from top edge near spine, impressions, g... View more info


By: Strindberg, August

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus/Phoenix Library,

Thirteen stories by a writer considered by translator L.J. Potts to be "perhaps the gratest European writer of the later nineteenth century." Contains a brief pronunciation guide. Caramel boards w/phoenix in blind to front cover, gilt spine lettering/decoration, 177 pages + 8 pages of listings for other Phoenix Library titles. Edgewear, lightly worn corners/spine ends, lightly soiled edges, previous owner's name (in pencil) to front free end paper, light internal... View more info

That Watery Glass

By: Dearnley, Moira

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Llandybie, Christopher Davies (Publishers) Ltd., 1973

Edition: First Edition

The story of a woman who, obsessed with her own intellectuality, "acts out her life as if it were literature: every commonplace thought and feeling, action and reaction, is caught between literary quotation marks -- a continuing process of distorting vision." Black cloth w/silver spine lettering, 210 pages. View more info

The Acacia

By: Simon, Claude

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon, 1991

Edition: 1st US edition

a novel taking as its framework the two World Wars, opening in 1919 with a boy and his mother searching a French battlefield for the soldier father's grave, and continuing into World War Two where the now-adult boy fights on the same battlefield where his father had died; dj by Lars Hokanson; translated from the French by Richard Howard; View more info

THE ADVENTURES OF PHILIP on His Way Through the World, Showing Who Robbed Him, Who Helped Him, and Who Passed Him By, to Which is now Prefixed A SHODDY GENTEEL STORY, b/w CATHERINE: A Story

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace, Illustrated by The Author, Frederick Walker, and R.B. Wallace

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, Samuel E. Cassino,

No date. Brown cloth w/blind-stamped floral decoration to front cover/spine, gilt lettering/rule to spine, 922 pages, illustrated. Bumped/worn/lightly frayed corners/spine ends, some slant, light cover soil, soiled edges, front hinge beginning, rear end paper excised. An uncommon edition. View more info

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The Alchemy of Desire (signed)

By: Tejpal, Tarun J.

Price: $38.50

Publisher: London, Picador/Pan Macmillan, 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

1st printing w/complete number sequence. Tejpal's first novel. Tells the story of a penniless young couple very much in love who move into a sprawling old house on the lower Himalayas, where, after finding a set of diaries written by a glamorous American adventuress, the novel's narrator "finds himself irresistibly drawn away from his wife and thrust into another world and time, into the hole of history." This copy signed and dated by Tejpal, on title page. B... View more info