Category: Fiction (hardcover)


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Glory O' The Dawn

By: Pulsifer, Harold T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1923

Edition: First Edition

In a once-flourishing Maine port a "stone-mason, ship-builder, and maker of models" devotes years of his life to creating a miniature version of a ship which is a symbol of past glory. Blue cloth w/silver illustration to front cover, silver spine lettering, 71 pages. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends, gift inscription on front pastedown, light general wear, in dust jacket w/sunned spine/panels, small triangular piece from bottom right corner of front panel, chi... View more info

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The Imperfectionists

By: Rachman, Tom

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press, 2010

Edition: 1st US edition

First printing w/complete number line. Rachman's well-received first novel, telling the story of "the topsy-turvy private lives of the reporters, editors, and executives of an international English-language newspaper as they struggle to keep it -- and themselves -- afloat." The first printing for this one was fairly small, so firsts in collectible shape are becoming somewhat uncommon. Brown and black boards w/gilt spine lettering, 272 pages + brief author biog... View more info


By: Radojcic-Kane, Natasha

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York & London, Four Walls Eight Windows, 2002

Edition: First Edition

1st printing w/complete number sequence. When a young Muslim returns to his home village after the Bosnian War he discovers that a once-vibrant community where Christians and Muslims were close friends has become a "community torn apart by the politics of vengeance, brutality, and ethnic bias." Grey boards, 199 pages. An unread copy. View more info

When the Mountain Fell

By: Ramuz, C.-F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon, 1947

Edition: 1st Pantheon edition

Canadian printing. "The epic struggle of man against Nature. A mighty mountain tries to engulf a tiny human being under a mass of one hundred and fifty million cubic feet of stone." Dust jacket by McKnight Kauffer. Dusty edges, light edgewear. Dust jacket w/moderate chipping to corners/spine ends, small chip from top edge of front panel, small puncture above gutter at left edge of front panel, 1/ 4" tear to top edge of front panel. View more info

Ultima Thule, Australia Felix, and The Way Home

By: Richardson, Henry Handel

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Co.,

'Ultima Thule' is the 1st US edition, published in 1929, and the other two are reissues, published in 1930. The Richard and Mary Mahoney trilogy by the author of 'Maurice Guest.' All three volumes w/tanned/heavily foxed edges, some edgewear, light soil, mustiness, moderate general wear, in dust jackets w/edgewear/chipping, tears/abrasions, some spine sunning, moderate general wear. View more info

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The Romantics

By: Rinehart, Mary Roberts

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, 1929

Edition: First Edition

adventure and romance "for and about people inspired by emotion, passion, and romance."; the book is a Farrar & Rinehart edition, but the dust jacket is a Grosset & Dunlap issue, so one of two things is presumed: a) that when they issued this title in their line Grosset & Dunlap simply printed their own dust jackets to fit the Farrar & Rinehart-published book, or b) that a previous owner married a G&D jacket to the F&R book; my guess is a); nonetheless, not alway... View more info

Long Live The King

By: Rinehart, Mary Roberts

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen/Houghton Mifflin, 1917

Edition: 1st Canadian edition

Historical fiction. Although it has lost a little of its lustre, gilt front cover illustration is still clear and attractive. Moderate spine end/corner wear, scuffing and light spotting to cloth, dusty/lightly soiled edges. View more info

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Victoria at Nine

By: Robertson, Don

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books, 1979

Edition: First Edition

First printing w/complete number sequence. A nine-year-old girl with a rich fantasy life is put in a position where she must "trade the reality of her imagination for that of her parents," and having done so, realizes that she has made a terrible mistake. Two remainder stamps (the letters MD) to top and bottom edges, light edgewear, light tanning, in moderately rubbed dust jacket w/impressions, sunned (legible) spine, moderate edgewear. View more info

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Up the Sandbox!

By: Roiphe, Anne Richardson

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg, 1972

Edition: 1st UK edition

A novel "which touches directly on a dilemma of today's woman -- the struggle between the biological role that society has cast her in and the untapped energy of her private soul that questions and rebels against the traditional values of that role." Green cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 155 pages, dust jacket illustration by Mike Dempsey. Lightly toned edges, in lightly rubbed dust jacket w/a few impressions, tiny specks of sticker remains to top right corner of... View more info

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Wishes at the Bottom of the Well

By: Roka, Alex

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, Book Elan, 1990

Edition: First Edition

Roka's quite scarce first novel. A psychiatric social worker suffering bouts of anxiety, and whose mother faces advancing senility, fears that he may be becoming the cliche of the analyst more in need of help than his patients. Lightly dusted top edge, in dust jacket w/sunned spine and folds, light edgewear. View more info

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The Last Armenian

By: Rolt, Francis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton, 1987

Edition: First Edition

Author's first novel. Navy cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 193 pages, dust jacket illustration by Ashley Potter. Small check mark to bottom edge, tanning, one thick crease to turned page corner, in rubbed dust jacket w/impressions. View more info

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Love At Seventy

By: Ross, Albert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, G.W. Dillingham Co.,

[1894]; a title from the author's series of Albatross Novels, this one taking place in the United States after several previous books featured settings in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Mexico; olive cloth w/mustard lettering/black design/rule, 311 pgs. + 4 pgs. of listings for other Dillingham titles; some slant, moderate wear to corners/spine ends, duty/lightly soiled edges, mild tanning; View more info

Far Wandering Men

By: Russell, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company, 1919

Edition: First Edition

Previous owner's name and address on front pastedown, previous owner's name and number on first end paper, top half of first end paper detached, shaken signatures, rear hinge cracked, edgewear, spine end/corner wear, bumped corners, warped boards, light soil. View more info

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Venetian Masque

By: Sabatini, Rafael

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Limited / M&S, 1934

Edition: 1st Canadian edition

Historical adventure in the time of Bonaparte, "a time when a man with a supple wrist and a stout heart could write his own page of history." Black cloth w/orange lettering to front cover/spine, 323 pages, dust jacket painting by N.C. Wyeth. Light edgewear, lightly soiled edges, light tanning, general reading wear, in edgeworn dust jacket w/chipping, short edge tears, small triangular piece from bottom edge of front panel (does not affect illustration or letter... View more info

Passion Play

By: Sansom, Clive

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company, 1952

Edition: 1st US edition

Sansom's first novel, following three anthologies, a verse play, and a book of poetry. The most important topic of conversation in a small village in the Bavarian Alps concerns the production of the annual Passion Play, with the actors customarily inhabitants of the village--but when a Judas is needed, the village has to import a professional actor from Munich. Previous owner's name on front pastedown and first end paper, bumped/lightly worn corners, scraping to top sp... View more info