Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews Inc, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; VG/none; yellowish tan full cloth binding w/ gilt text on spine and boards, spine title on black plate; minor shelf wear and bumping, SIGNED AND DATED BY MARSHALL NIRENBURG, 1968 Nobel laureate in the field of medicine, on ffep; 501 pp.
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New York: Ecco Press, Autumn, 1984. #53. Signed edition of Allen Gurganus's work of fiction "How to Leave." Other contributors include Leon Rooke, Seamus Heaney, Andre Dubus, and John Hawkes.
New York: July 1868. No. 39. A periodical that marks the first appearance of Henry James's short story "Osborne's Revenge."
n. d. n. publ. 1993. Booklet; pp ; G/paperback; beige covers show slight soiling to exterior, mostly toward edges; minor wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; inscription to previous owner to front pastedown; slight smudges toward head edge, small stain to spine toward head edge; otherwise interior clean.
Lexington: Shenandoah, 1964. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, staple binding, in clear plastic sleeve; Cover is tan and white with black print, edgewear, smudging; Textblock clean and tight; Includes writing by Stephen Spender, Reynolds Price, Cleanth Brooks, William Meredith, and R.B. Heilman; Signed in ink by Reynolds Price on page 38; 74 pages.
College Station: Texas A&M University Press, Spring 1987. Contains the first appearance of "The Tailor and the Leg," by Allan Gurganus. A signed copy.
1978. 7/8 (Combined Issue). A signed copy featuring "Late Summer: Driving North" by Ann Beattie.
May 1976. 55/56. Signed copy of "It's Just Another Day in Big Bear City, California"," by Ann Beattie. Other contributors include John Updike, Anthony Burgess, and Harold Pinter.
Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1987. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with black print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 139 pages.
Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1974. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. bright medium blue DJ, spine has black and white titles. edgewear is light, with mild chafing and toning to edges, and very faintly foxed jacket front/rear. light gray clothbound HB, spine stamped in silver. inside front cover, INSCRIBED BY THE EDITOR AS 'RALPH' ON RIGHT FEP. interior text is a basic ivory. heavily foxed head-edge, fore-edge and tail lightly. 301 pp. ISBN# 0816607125.
Athens: The University of George Press, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; white and light brown spine, red and brown lettering; dust jacket has minor shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, sun toning on spine and head edges; boards strong, some edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, penciling on rear pastedown; text block slightly age toned, light soiling on head and fore edges; First Edition, First Printing; xxvi, 447pp.
New York: Barnes & Noble, 1969. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with red label and gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 373.
2016. Booklet; pp ; VG-/paperback; brown covers show light wear to exterior, some minor wear to edges; text block shows minimal wear; interior clean.
Dublin: The Glendale Press, 1987. first. Thick Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar, has sticker on front, and slightly age toned; Boards have slight shelf wear, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned, otherwise clean; pp 650.
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1982. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, minor edgewear, soiling spot on front, indents on rear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block slightly age toned, penciling on pages 37 38 40 and 41, damp staining on exterior head and fore edges; ix, 415pp.
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1982. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, purple with gold print; Boards in purple cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; ix, 415 pages.
Gainesville, FL: Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints, 1967. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; pp 298; VG/no-DJ; gray spine with black text; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Hermitage House, Inc., 1953. first. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Green spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered in mylar, age toned with slightly frayed edges and lightly rubbed exterior; Boards has slight shelfwear, otherwise strong; Textblock is age toned with deckled fore edge; pp 383.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition. 8vo., 191pp.; VG-/G-; spine purple and tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, blacked out; dust jacket has numerous chips and tears, including front flap detached along hinge, but present, chipping along all edges; booksellers sticker to rear pastedown; inscription on ffep; marbled boards, mild wear; extremely scarce in dust jacket; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to board edges; top edge of text block stained red; shelved case 9.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1965. N/A. 8vo. VG/VG-. DJ spine strip is a tad yellowed with exposed and lightly sunned off white lettering with some scuffing to lettering near tail and coarsely whitish from nicked off tint. on front panel large closed tear in upper left corner. white with brown shadow and smudging across the rear. inner panels are smooth white but yellowed along the upper edge of flaps. general brown cloth HB spine with abraded gilt lettering, indiscernible titling on spine and board panel corners nipped at HB corners. fep/ffep is bright ivory with no spots or marks. light pencil in textblock. as is. solid binding and edgewear minimal. 266 pp.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1969. na. NF/VG, 8vo, DJ sl worn at extremities, some chipping.
Wilmington, Delaware: ISI Books, 2010. Octavo; VG/no-DJ, paperback; White spine with green leaf on head and green text. Covers have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, and no tears; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 353.
ECCO Print Editions. Large Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Tan and pale yellow spine with black text: Covers are clean with light shelfwear, binding solid: Textblock is clean: Reprint of the 1751 edition: 235 pp.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1990. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG; Beige spine with black text; dust jacket clean with little wear; boards are strong, slightly cocked spine; textblock has foxing along exterior edges, interior clean;192 pp.
London: Smith Elder and Co., 1877. First edition. Set of 11 small octavos and 1 larger octavo in brown leather with gold gilt and letters; VG; previous owner's signature on ffep; strong binding on all volumes; paper faded; edges dusty; occasional pages with a small closed cut or penciled underlining; larger volume on "the Study of Celtic Literature"; shelved above foreign languages section; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York, NY: Delacorte Press, 1966. First Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG-. lightly toned ivory DJ spine with centered red script and blue capitals for author at mid-spine, gray publisher with its logo just above foot. DJ spine strip ends and edgewear to outer jacket are moderate, some closed tears affixed with tape on its reverse side. covers a medium red cloth HB has abrading and appears to have nicked off tint mainly down spine, its sides and the outer extremities. EX-LIBRIS, with bookplate of prior owner on right fep. endpapers are yellow spotted. soft ivory textblock bound well, main interior is mark-free and tinted blue on head-edge, smooth edges else. 251 pp.
Oregon State University Press, 1971. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Beige spine with black text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; boards are strong and clean; gift inscription to previous owner 2 pages before the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 183.
Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1971. Octavo; Second Printing, February 1972; VG; Paperback; Spine, green with white print; Cover has slight edgewear, slight tear at front bottom spine edge, clean and bright; Textblock clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by Hayashi on half-title page; ix,183 pages, illustrated.
Holbrook: Adams Media Corporation, 1996. Quarto; VG-/VG-; white spine, black and gold lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; boards strong, minor shelfwear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block clean; 144pp.
Leicester: Hodder and Stoughton, 1975. First [Assumed] Edition. Tall octavo in dark green cloth with light green pictorial dust jacket, VG+/VG+, dust jacket protected by Brodart, title in black on green dj spine. Light shelf wear, age toning, minor bumping to lower edge of front board. Binding strong, boards straight, many monotone illustrations throughout. Shelve Literary Criticism.
Houston & London: University of Texas Press, 1977. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Sun faded light blue spine with white text: Covers have clean with general shelfwear, some chipping to corners, light bumping at head and tial of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean: 324 pp.
New York: The Modern Language Association, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; grey spine with gold text; cover has minor shelfwear; textblock is clean; pp 172.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969. Third. Octavo; VG/VG-; blue spine, white/blue text; jacket has protective mylar cover, edgewear, spotting, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, spine slightly cocked; textblock has spotting around edges, minor staining on back endpaper, writing in pencil on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 379.
Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1985. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine yellow with red print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in yellow cloth with black print, clean and strong, mild bump to spine tail; Textblock clean and tight; 385 pages, illustrated.
Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1989. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in teal cloth, silver lettering; boards slightly bowed, glue on front cover, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on fore corners, stamps and glue mark on front end paper; text block has light soiling spot on half title page; 330pp.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984. Octavo; Fifth Printing, 1993; VG; Paperback; Spine, yellow with black print; Cover has slight edgewear to outside corners and spine caps, slight spotting; Textblock has name stamp on half-title page, name in ink on inside of front cover, pencil notation throughout first half of text; xliii, 333 pages.
Boston, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982. First Edition. Octavo; pp 340; VG-/G; dark brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minimal wear to edges; slight toning to rear; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; spine blue green w/white txt, minor shelf wear; covers firm, sml sticker on back cover that was kind of scraped off, otherwise clean; binding strong; pages good: very minor wear & aging, exquisite condition. 568pp.
New York: Marsilio Publishers, 1996. Octavo in boards with DJ. VG+/VG+. Light shelf and edge wear to DJ. Interior of book is like new. Book is signed by author Amiri Baraka. 225pp. Shelve in poetry/criticism-theory. DJ spine is white with black bands and no text. Please see photos for details.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984. Octavo; VG-/G+; Off-white spine with dark blue text; Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; front free endpaper has clipped fore edge; Dust jacket has smudged, rubbed exterior and edges, Textblock is slightly age toned with slight smudging at head edge; pp 312.
Rome: Pontifical University of St. Thomas of Aquinas in Urbe, 1970. Quarto: G+/no-DJ: White and black spine with gold text: Boards are covered in a clear plastic cover, some fraying/rubbing in corners and slight splitting by spine, a book plate from the previous owner who is also the author appears on the front pastedown: Textblock appears in good condition with no tears. folds, highlighting etc., slight marking along fore edge, several full page photographs are included, inscription by author on front paper includes signature: 166 pp: Book is ex libris coming from the author's own collection, book is a dissertation to fulfill the requirements of a Doctorate in Theology.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1968. First Edition. Octavo; pp 201; G/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate sunning to spine; some chipping to spine edges; slight soiling to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; minor wear to boards' edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; some pencil throughout; inscribed by author.
London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1954. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Gray fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, age toned spine and edges, minor bumping on corners, rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, previous bookstore's label on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 227.
New York: Schocken Books, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G Hardcover; Sunbleached red spine with black and yellow text; Moderate shelfwear to dust jacket, slight tear on top edge of front cover; Boards strong and clean, binding strong; Text block clean; 305 pp.
Durham: Duke University Press, 1961. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Age-toned off-white spine with black and pink text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge of the front inside flap; boards are strong and clean; bookplate on the front pastedown; INSCRIBED by author on the page before the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 144.
Racine, Wisconsin: The Three Pipe Press of Graphics I, 1980. Booklet; pp 28; VG/paperback; light tan covers with black text; covers have slight wear, intact exterior; text block has light wear; interior clean; Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1985. 1st. octavo, VG+/none, green boards w/ gold title. RM, minor shelfwear, sticker on back board.
Norfolk: New Directions, 1939. Second. Octavo; G/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gold text; boards are strong with moderate fading, staining to edges of front cover, sunning to spine, bumping and fraying to corners, rubbing and chipping along spine; textblock has light age-toning to paste-downs and free-end papers, general textblock clean and bright; contributors Vladimir Dixon and G. V. L. Slingsby are both believed to be pseudonyms of James Joyce, who wrote their contributions to this collection of critical essays on his novel Finnegan's Wake because he wanted negative commentary as well as positive. G. V. L. Slingsby may also be the pseudonym of an anonymous female journalist who was commissioned by Sylvia Beach to contribute to the collection. 194pp.
New York: Grolier Club, 2004. Limited First Edition. thin softcover 8vo., 54 pp., VG; blue and yellow striped matte paper wrapper, no lettering to spine; white title block with black lettering and motif to front cover; mild rubbing to covers of wrapper, small tear with slight superficial material loss to back cover; mild rubbing to edges of wrapper, including head and tail of spine, predominately bottom edge; very mild shelfwear to text-block; interior clean; pub. 2004, limited printing of 1,500 copies stated to copyright page; contains four (4) black and white plates; catalogue of Woolf's works published by Hogarth Press, the publishing house owned by Virginia and her husband Leonard; shelved Case 0.
New York: Magico Magazine, 1984. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Reprint of edition published in 1932 (?); xix, 131 pages.