Bindings & Editions

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Bindings & Editions Books & Ephemera

RACE FOR THE GOLDEN TIDE

RACE FOR THE GOLDEN TIDE

by Gordon Gordon, Mary Dorr Gordon

[GORDON GORDON, MARY DORR GORDON]. RACE FOR THE GOLDEN TIDE. Doubleday & Co., New York, 1983. First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Very Good +. Appears unread pages are clean and binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine / Very Good. Not price clipped with original price of $15.95. Remainder mark on lower edge of book and lower edge tips of jacket. Signed and inscribed by authors, Gordon Gordon and Mary Dorr Gordon. Mystery novel about oceanographic mining. Modern first pulp fiction... Read more
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$57.95
BRETT HALLIDAY BEST DETECTIVE STORIES 17TH ANNUAL COLLECTION

BRETT HALLIDAY BEST DETECTIVE STORIES 17TH ANNUAL COLLECTION

by Brett Halliday (Editor), Robert Bloch, Ross Macdonald, Theodore Sturgeon

[DAVID DRESSER]. BRETT HALLIDAY BEST DETECTIVE STORIES 17TH ANNUAL COLLECTION. Dell Publishing, New York, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. With original 50 cents cover price. Condition: Very Good. With very minor micro chips to edges , light creases, typical of pulp fiction books of this age, otherwise barely read, pages are clean and binding tight. Rear cover loose but neatly taped. Includes short stories by Robert Bloch, Ross Macdonald [ Kenneth Millar] , Theodore Sturgeon and many other pulp... Read more
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$11.95
GOING PLACES

GOING PLACES

by Leonard Michaels

[LEONARD MICHAELS]. GOING PLACES. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1969. First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, pages are clean, bright and binding tight. In original one-quarter black cloth over dark blue paper boards and silver stamped type, mild fading to board edges with light blue endpapers. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Unclipped with original price of $4.95 on inner flap, micro chips to edges, a few soiling specks to covers and very faint mild tanning to... Read more
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$34.95
Cases Decided in the Court of Session and also in the Court of Justiciary and House of Lords from July 28 1960 to July 19 1961

Cases Decided in the Court of Session and also in the Court of Justiciary and House of Lords from July 28 1960 to July 19 1961

by M. G. Fisher

Oliver & Boyd, 1961. Hardcover. Good. 1961. 396 pages. No dust jacket. Light brown leather boards with gilt lettering. Pages are slightly yellowed with light foxing to text block edge and the endpapers, noticeable dog earing within. Light cracking to the front hinge. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and rubbing around the edges of the marked boards. Spine is sunned with light shelf wear and rubbing.
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£20.00
FUGITIVE NIGHTS

FUGITIVE NIGHTS

by Joseph Wambaugh

[JOSEPH WAMBAUGH]. FUGITIVE NIGHTS. Morrow, New York, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Condition: Fine / Near Fine. Appears unread, pages are clean, bright, unmarked and binding tight. Signed, inscribed and dated by author Joseph Wambaugh. TheTV-movie produced by NBC in 1993 based on the novel with the same name starred actor Sam Elliot with the screenplay also written by the author. Classic modern detective crime fiction, signed collectible. 336 pgs. 8vo.
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$27.95
ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS

ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS

by Alfred Hitchcock, Roald Dahl, Brett Halliday, Henry Slesar

[ALFRED HITCHCOCK]. ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS: MORE STORIES FOR LATE AT NIGHT. Dell, New York, 1962. First Edition, First printing. Dell #5815 with the original 50 cent price on the front cover. Condition: Near Fine / Very Good. Appears unread, creases to covers, rubbing to spine, micro-chips to extremities, pages are clean, bright, unmarked and binding tight. Featuring stories by Roald Dahl, Brett Halliday, Henry Slesar and many more authors of the day. Classic Hitchcock vintage paperback collectible.... Read more
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$17.95
THE VIOLENT MAN

THE VIOLENT MAN

by A.E. Van Vogt

[A.E. VAN VOGT]. SIGNED & INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY. THE VIOLENT MAN. Avon, New York, 1967. First Edition, Third printing. Condition: Very Good +. Avon # V2162 with original price of 75 cents on cover. With micro chips to edges, minor one inch tear to last page, mild creases to covers typical of pulp fiction books of this age, otherwise barely read, pages are clean, bright and binding tight. Inscribed with math computations on verso of front cover wrap from previous owner or possibly even from author.... Read more
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$100.00
LOST LIGHT

LOST LIGHT

by Michael Connelly

[MICHAEL CONNELLY]. LOST LIGHT. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA., 2003. First Edition, First printing. True first edition with full number line. Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, pages are clean, bright and binding tight. Dust jacket is unclipped with light scuffs to front, micro closed-tear to top of jacket and shelf wear. Signed and dated by author Michael Connelly on the title page. This is the ninth Harry Bosch detective novel, this story involves the movie industry.Modern first hardboiled... Read more
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$34.95
Lyrical Ballads

Lyrical Ballads

by Wordsworth, William; Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

London: T. N. Longman And O. Rees. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST COMPLETE EDITION (comprising the second edition of the first volume, and the first edition, first issue of the second volume). The preferred edition, for the second edition of the first volume contains the first printing of Wordsworth's famous Preface, "the revolutionary manifesto of the romantic poets of the next generation" and perhaps the most influential work of literary theory in the English language... Read more
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$14,000.00
One for the Money  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

One for the Money - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Evanovich, Janet

New York London Toronto Sydney Tokyo Singapore: Charles Scribner's Sons. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hard Cover. 0684196395 . A Fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed on the title page by author Janet Evanovich; Before this novel, Evanovich wrote 11 category romance novels. She then "ran out of sexual positions and decided to move into the mystery genre." One for the Money appeared for 75... Read more
Item Price
$290.00
Pflanzen und Gebirgsarten von Marienbad, gesammelt und beschrieben von Seiner königlichen Hoheit dem Prinzen Friedrich, Mitregenten von Sachsen (1834 und 1835) und von Sr. Excellenz J. W. von Göthe Grossherzoglich- sächsisch- Weimar'schem wirklichen geheimen Rathe und Staatsminister (1821, 1822, 1823) ergänzt, und mit einem Anhange über die anderen naturhistorischen Verhältnisse des Curortes, herausgegeben von Dr. C. J. Heidler.

Pflanzen und Gebirgsarten von Marienbad, gesammelt und beschrieben von Seiner königlichen Hoheit dem Prinzen Friedrich, Mitregenten von Sachsen (1834 und 1835) und von Sr. Excellenz J. W. von Göthe Grossherzoglich- sächsisch- Weimar'schem wirklichen geheimen Rathe und Staatsminister (1821, 1822, 1823) ergänzt, und mit einem Anhange über die anderen naturhistorischen Verhältnisse des Curortes, herausgegeben von Dr. C. J. Heidler.

by Goethe, J. W. Von and Prinz Friedrich von Sachsen

Prag, Kronberger und Weber, 1837. 8vo (20.5 x 12.3 cm). x, 203 pp., one lithographed frontispiece of the "Friedrichsstein", two hand-coloured plates and maps, viz. "Pyronema marianum Carus" and "Petrographische Charte von Marienbad", two engraved plates, one folded table. Contemporary grained half calf over blind boards. Spine with gilt ornaments and red morocco label with gilt title. Rare mineralogical work by Goethe. Goethe's part "Gang- und Gebirgs-Arten von... Read more
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€1,200.00
Identity

Identity

by Barnes, Samuel

Bakersfield, CA: Best Western Press, 1981. Hardcover. 260p., signed by the African American author from Bakersfield, very good in a very good dj. A novel that ranges from Africa to a Louisiana plantation.
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$25.00
London Match  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

London Match - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Deighton, Len

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0394549376 . A bright, attractive first edition/first printing in Fine, seemingly unread condition, in Near Fine, lightly spine-faded dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number on front paste down; .
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$29.00
THE SMOKE JUMPER

THE SMOKE JUMPER

by Nicholas Evans

[NICHOLAS EVANS]. THE SMOKE JUMPER. Delacorte Press, New York, 2001. First Edition, First printing. True First Edition with full number line. Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, pages are bright, clean and binding tight. Dust jacket is not price clipped, mild shelf wear and a few trivial light soiling specks and indents on jacket. Signed by author Nicholas Evans on the title page. Modern first, signed collectible. 432 pgs. 8vo.
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$64.95
THE FAR OUT WORLDS OF A.E. VAN VOGT

THE FAR OUT WORLDS OF A.E. VAN VOGT

by A.E. Van Vogt, Forrest J. Ackerman

[A.E. VAN VOGT]. SIGNED & INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY. THE FAR OUT WORLDS OF A.E. VAN VOGT. Ace Books, New York, 1968. First Edition. Ace # H-92 with the original 60 cents price on cover. Condition: Excellent / Very Good. With micro-chips to edges, mild creases to covers and spine typical of pulp fiction books of this age, otherwise barely read, pages are clean, bright and binding tight. Overall a Very Good plus copy. Rare signature and inscription from author A.E. Van Vogt; " For Kevin, Far - out, best... Read more
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$34.95
MIKE SHAYNE'S TORRID TWELVE

MIKE SHAYNE'S TORRID TWELVE

by David Dresser, (Brett Halliday), Robert Bloch, Hal Ellison, Leo Margulies (Editor)

[DAVID DRESSER] MIKE SHAYNE'S TORRID TWELVE [Anthology]. Forward by Brett Halliday [David Dresser] . Editor Leo Margulies . Dell Publishing, New York 1961. First Edition. Dell K109 with original 40 cents price on cover. Condition: Very Good. With micro chips and light creases typical of pulp fiction books of this age, one small corner dog-ear tear at lower right of book otherwise all pages clean and binding tight. A collection of twelve Mike Shayne stories that includes Death Dives Deep by Brett... Read more
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$17.95
ROGUE SHIP

ROGUE SHIP

by A.E. Van Vogt

A.E. VAN VOGT. ROGUE SHIP. Daw Books, New York, 1980. First Edition from this publisher, First Printing. Condition: Near Fine / Very Good. With light shelf wear, micro chips to edges and mild creases typical of pulp fiction books of this age, otherwise barely read, pages are clean and binding tight. Classic Sci-Fi pulp and collectible. Cover art by Greg Theakston and interior art by Jack Gaughan. 16mo. 172 pgs.
Item Price
$10.00
THE FIRST RULE

THE FIRST RULE

by Robert Crais

[ROBERT CRAIS].THE FIRST RULE. G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 2010. First Edition, First printing. Condition: Fine / Near fine. Appears unread, pages are clean, bright and binding tight. Dust jacket is unclipped and about fine. Signed and inscribed on title page by author Robert Crais.This is the 13th novel in Elvis Cole / Joe Pike series. Modern first crime fiction, rare signed collectible. 308 pgs. 8vo.
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$54.95
THE ANARCHISTIC COLOSSUS

THE ANARCHISTIC COLOSSUS

by A.E. Van Vogt

[A.E. VAN VOGT]. THE ANARCHISTIC COLOSSUS. Ace Books, New York, 1977. First Edition, First printing. Ace # 02255-3 with the original $1.75 front cover price. Condition: Fine / Near Fine. Appears unread, mild shelf wear with micro-chips to extremities typical of vintage paperbacks of this age, pages are clean, bright and binding tight. Cover art by Bart Forbes. First appearance of this stand alone Sci-fi novel from one of the original Golden Age science fiction writers, A.E. Van Vogt, pulp science fiction... Read more
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$10.95
THE EASTER PARADE

THE EASTER PARADE

by Richard Yates

RICHARD YATES. THE EASTER PARADE. Delacorte Press, New York, 1976. True First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Fine /Near Fine. In the original French blue cloth with yellow topstain pages and endpapers. Gilted titles on spine and authors signature stamped also gilted in navy blue block. Dust Jacket condition: Near Fine / Very Good. Dust jacket in original unclipped condition with the original $7.95 price, most rare to find unclipped and most jackets of this book on the market will not have the... Read more
Item Price
$147.95
KEPT WOMEN CANT QUIT

KEPT WOMEN CANT QUIT

by Erle Stanley Gardner

[ERLE STANLEY GARDNER]. A.A. FAIR (PSEUDONYM). KEPT WOMEN CAN'T QUIT. William Morrow & Co., New York, 1960. First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread with pristine red cloth boards, pages are very clean, bright, unmarked and binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket is unclipped with the original price of $2.95 on the upper first inner flap with a few micro-chips and creases to extremities and spine fold typical of vintage dust jackets of this age, protected... Read more
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$90.00
ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S ONCE UPON A DREADFUL TIME

ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S ONCE UPON A DREADFUL TIME

by Alfred Hitchcock (Editor), Lawrence Block, Hal Ellson, Donald E. Westlake

[ALFRED HITCHCOCK]. ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S ONCE UPON A DREADFUL TIME. Dell, New York, 1964. First Edition, First printing. Dell # 6622 with the original 50 cents price on the front cover. Condition: Near Fine / Very Good. Appears unread, micro-chips, micro-creases to extremities typical of vintage of paperbacks of this age, pages are clean and binding tight. Features stories from Lawrence Block, Hal Ellson, Donald E. Westlake and many more authors of the day. Classic Hitchcock vintage paperback collectible.... Read more
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$17.95
ONCE UPON A CRIME

ONCE UPON A CRIME

by Kendell Foster Crossen (Christopher Monig) Creator of the GREEN LAMA

[KENDELL FOSTER CROSSEN]. ( CHRISTOPHER MONIG PSEUDONYM). ONCE UPON A CRIME. Dutton, New York, 1959. First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, in publisher's original cherry red cloth, trivial light soiling to boards otherwise near pristine, some very mild foxing only to outer top edge of text block pages, interior pages are clean, bright, without foxing and binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, Unclipped with the original price of $2.95 on the lower first... Read more
Item Price
$750.00
THE TORTURED PATH

THE TORTURED PATH

by Kendell Foster Crossen

[KENDELL FOSTER CROSSEN]. THE TORTURED PATH. E.P. Dutton, New York, 1957. First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, in publisher's original green cloth boards, minor foxing to top edge of text block, light offset from pastedown on first endpaper page typical of books of this age, pages are clean, bright and binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. Unclipped with the original price of $2.95 on the lower first inner flap, scattered foxing to flaps, micro-chips and creases to... Read more
Item Price
$750.00
The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose

by Umberto Eco

Warner, New York, 11th paperback printing. Condition: Good, edge and corner wear, creasing along spine, slight bowing, well read book.The year is 1327. Benedictines in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective. His tools are the logic of Aristotle, the theology of Aquinas, the empirical insights of Roger Bacon—all sharpened to a... Read more
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CA$2.50