Category: Literature


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Fair to See. A Novel.

By: Lockhart, Laurence W.M.

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: London, William Blackwood: 1876

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 5285

Condition: Good

456 pages, covers soiled, cloth split 6cm on one side of spine. Rare Victorian novel. Old library sticke on spine and 2-3 faint old stamps inside. View more info

Literatur unterm Hakenkreuz. Das Dritte Reich und seine Dichtung. Eine Dokumentation.

By: Loewy, Ernst

Price: $6.00 USD

Publisher: Frankfurt, Europäische Verlagsanstalt: 1977

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 2254

ISBN: 3434450629

Condition: Very Good

329 pages. German literature during the Nazi time. View more info

GUB GUB'S BOOK An Encyclopedia of Food in twenty volumes. Note: Prof: Gub Gub Announces that Owing to the High Cost of Living the other 19 Volumes of this Great Work have been Temporarily Postponed.

By: Lofting, Hugh

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cape: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6249

Condition: Good

160 pages, illustrated endpapers, b/w illustrations (3 tastefully coloured in). Light wear at top and bottom of spine, old inscription dated 1932. View more info

The New Hawaii. Containing My Hawaiian Aloha.

By: London, Charmian (Mrs. Jack London); London, Jack

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6430

Condition: Very Good

270 pages, 16 b/w plates, one double page map. Crisp and clean covers, name cut out from top of front endpaper, otherwise fine condition. View more info


By: London, Jack

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Stockholm, Dahlbergs Forlags: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5895

Condition: Very Good

220 pages, pages browned. Presumed first Swedish edition of "The Road". View more info

The Penguin Book of Zen Poetry.

By: Lucien Stryk and Takashi Ikemoto (editors and translators)

Price: $12.50 USD

Publisher: London, Allen lane Penguin Books: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1772

Condition: Fine

160 pages, b/w illustrations, dust wrapper price clipped, otherwise fine. View more info

Zambezi Adventure. A 'Larry Pearson' Story.

By: MacArthur, Wilson

Price: $5.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1592

Condition: Good

256 pages, frontispiece and other illustrations. Slight soiling on covers, small hole in rear cover and last 50 pages. View more info

An Essay on the Play of the Tempest with Remarks on the Superstitions of the Middle Ages, Some Original Observations on the Character of Caliban; with Various Reflections on the Writings and Genius of Shakespere. Read Before the Shakespere Club 6 Sep 1839

By: Macdonnell, P.

Price: $110.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Fellows: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2695

Condition: Good

58 pages. Bound in a contemporary cloth binding, 2 sections of spine chipped off. This essay also includes a sheet which lists the actors of the performance of the Tempest on 3 June, 1839 at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden. View more info

Pilgrim's Journal. New Mexico Tokyo Kamaishi.

By: Mackie, James

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Tokyo, Tokyo English Literature Society: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6362

Condition: Very Good

47 pages. View more info

The Girl Who Found the Blue Bird.

By: Maeterlinck, Madame Maurice (Georgette Leblanc)

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5896

Condition: Good

159 pages, frontispiece and other b/w plates, lacks front fly-leaf, old names on front paset down and title page. a few spots of foxing. Beautiful art nouveau illustrations of a bird on front cover and spine, printed in blue, white and gilt. View more info

Reginald's Science Fiction and Fantasy Awards. a Comprehensive Guide to the Awards and Their Winners.

By: Mallett, Daryl F.; Reginald, Robert

Price: $4.00 USD

Publisher: San Bernardino, California, U.S.A., San Bernardino, CA, U.S.A.: Borgo Press, 1991: 1991

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 2487

ISBN: 0893708267

Condition: Very Good

248 pages, ex-library reference book, uncirculated and minimal markings, no markings on covers. View more info

Ein Briefwechsel

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $7.00 USD

Publisher: Zürich, Oprecht: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2588

Condition: Very Good

9.-15. Tausend. 16 pages. Covers slightly browned. View more info

Meine Zeit. Vortrag Gehalten in Der Universität Chicago, Mai 1950.

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $8.00 USD

Publisher: Amsterdam, S. Fischer Verlag: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2589

Condition: Very Good

37 pages, a few spots of foxing. View more info

The Tables of the Law.

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $14.00 USD

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1947

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3971

Condition: Good

124 pages, spine ends rubbed. Limited edition of 1850 copies. View more info


By: Margery Nugent

Price: $90.00 USD

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009320

Condition: Very Good

132 pages, covers a little soiled, old name on front endpaper crossed out. View more info

Reisen und Abenteuer des Monsieur Violet in Californien, Sonora und im westlichen Texas.

By: Marryat, Captain

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Stuttgart, Verlage Der Franckh'schen Buchhandlung: 1844

Edition: First German Edition

Seller ID: 3965

Condition: Good

Aus dem Englischen von August Zoller. Erster bis dritter Theil und vierter bis letzter Theil in einem Band. 275 and 248 pages. lacks pages 59-62 in part four. Spine ends and corners rubbed. View more info

Durchs Wilde Kurdistan. [Karl Mays Illustrierte Reiseerzählungen Band II].

By: May, Karl [illustriert Von Claus Bergen]

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Radebeul, Karl May Verlag Fehsenfeld & Co.: 0

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 2630

Condition: Good

First Edition Thus. 527 Seiten, farbiges Frontispiz, 10 s/w Tafeln, Textillustrationen. Kanten berieben, das hintere freie Endpapier fehlt, ansonsten aber ein ordentliches Exemplar. Karl Mays illustrierte Reiseerzählungen Bd. II, in der blauen Leinenausgabe mit farbigem Titelschildchen von Claus Bergen, Erstauflage dieser Ausgabe. View more info


By: Merimee, Prosper

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Barry: 1946

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 3350

Condition: Very Good

156 pages, plates and text illustrations by Falcucci. Number 311 of the limited edition of 1500 copies. View more info

Fledermäuse. Sieben Geschichten.

By: Meyrink, Gustav

Price: $10.00 USD

Publisher: Leipzig, Kurt Wolff Verlag: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3560

Condition: Good

237 pages, Front cover illustrated with a symbol similar to a swastika. Covers slightly rubbed and soiled. Vorderer Einbanddeckel hat ein Hakenkreuzähnliches Symbol. Einband etwas beieben und leicht stockfleckig. View more info

The Ship in the Desert.

By: Miller, Joaquin [Cincinnatus Hiner Miller]

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3686

Condition: Good

viii, 140 pages. Ex-library (General Assmbly Library New Zealand). Leather rubbed on spine and corners. Called the "Poet of the Sierras" and the "Byron of the Rockies," Cincinnatus Hiner Miller alias Joaquin Miller was also termed a "poseur" and a "farce" during his careers as a 19th century lawyer, judge, pony express rider, newspaperman, teacher, cook, miner, conservationist and poet. View more info

Two People.

By: Milne, A.A.

Price: $10.00 USD

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6579

Condition: Very Good

364 pages. "First Published in 1931" printed on verso of title page. Old name on half-title page, dust wrapper has tape repair and is wrinkled on spine. View more info

Eochaid The Heremhon or The Romance of the Lia Phail.

By: Morris, Alfred

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: London, Robert Banks: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008081

Condition: Good

347 pages, frontispiece portrait. Old name and datre on front endpaper, lacks 1cm at top of spine, wear at bottom of spine, cloth bubbling on a section of the rear cover. View more info

News from Nowhere, or, An epoch of rest, being some chapters from a Utopian romance.

By: Morris, William

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Reeves & Turner: 1891

Edition: Second Edition, Revised By Author

Seller ID: 008437

Condition: Good

238 pages. Ex-institutional library, wear and fading on spine. View more info

Social Distinction; or Hearts and Homes. 6 Volumes.

By: Mrs Ellis (Sarah Stickney)

Price: $280.00 USD

Publisher: London (1849?), Tallis: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2979

Condition: Good

3 volumes in 6. Decorative Cloth. First (?) Edition. The first 2 volumes are paginated continuously 1-480; volume 3 and 4 are also paginated continuously 1-480, Vol 5 and 6 have 478 pages. All volumes have a frontispiece, volumes 1 and 3, 6 have an engraved title page. There are 4 additional plates in vol 1, 4 in vol 2, 3 in vol 3, 4 in vol 4, 4 in vol 5 and 4 in volume 6. No publication date. Heads and tails of spines rubbed, spine of vol 2 split, one inch tear at top of vol. 5. View more info

Fear Siubhal nan Gleann. Orain agus dain. [The Traveller of the Glens. Gaelic Poems and Songs]

By: Murchadh Mac-Ille-Mhoire, Shadar, Barvais [Murdo Morrison]

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Glascho [Glasgow], Alasdair Mac Labhruinn [Alexander MacLaren: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008411

Condition: Very Good

x, 86 pages, frontispiece photo of the author. Dust wrapper has tears on edges, lack a few mm at top of spine and ca. 4cm at the bottom of the spine. View more info

Wordsworth, Southey and Landor - English Men of Letters.

By: Myers, F.W.H., Dowden Edward and Colvin, Sidney

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1895

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 5939

Condition: Very Good

3 volumes in one. vi, 184; 199; 224 pages. View more info

A House for Mr Biswas

By: Naipaul, V.S.

Price: $180.00 USD

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1644

Condition: Very Good

531 pages, name on front endpaper, slight foxing on endpapers. The dust jacket has only partially survived. Most of the front cover is present and the front and rear flaps have been backed onto this surviving front cover. Also included are 3 newspaper clippings about V.S. Naipaul from the 1970s. One article from 1971 says: "it can only be a matter of time before the world awards him the only major literary prize he has yet to win." It actually took him another 30 years to win the Nobel Prize. View more info

A Dominie Abroad.

By: Neill, A.S.

Price: $14.00 USD

Publisher: London, 1920s: Herbert Jenkins:

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5695

Condition: Very Good

256 pages. Some foxing, old stamp on front endpaper, old name on title page. View more info

The Portraits of Shakespeare.

By: Norris, J. Parker

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Robert M. Lindsay: 1885

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: 5100

Condition: Good+

xxviii, 266 pages, 33 b/w plates. Ex-library copy with old stamps inside the book but no markings on binding, corners bumped and leather a little rubbed at top and bottom of spine, otherwise still a handsome copy. No. 136 of the limited edition of 500 copies. View more info

Defoe and the Nature of Man.

By: Novak, Maximillian E.

Price: $4.50 USD

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3100

Condition: Good

vi, 176 pages, ex-library copy, dust wrapper in plastic cover, front fly leaf cut out, clean. View more info