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CHILDREN OF THE GHETTO. Being Pictures of a Peculiar People. (2 volumes).

By: Zangwill, I.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society, 1892.: 1892.

Seller ID: 36417

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the spines and in black on the front covers with a handsome oval gilt vignette on the front covers bearing the motto "Israel's Mission is Peace". The covers are slightly soiled and bumped. 451 pages and 328 pages plus [8] pages of publisher's ads. The endpapers are slightly stained and rubbed. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

CHRISTINA ROSSETTI: A Portrait with Background

By: Zaturenska, Marya

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: The Macmillan Company, 1949.: 1949.

Seller ID: 15733

Condition: Very good


NY: The Macmillan Company, 1949.. 1949.. Very good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth (lightly bumped; top edges very slightly faded) titled in gilt, in dust wrapper (chipped & slightly soiled; dw spine & top edge of front panel faded; price-clipped). [viii] & 311 pages (a very few erasable pencil markings). Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

BACKYARD

By: Zegers, Kip

Price: $65.00

Publisher: (Bronx, NY): West End, (1975).: (1975).

Seller ID: 14769

Condition: Fine


(Bronx, NY): West End, (1975).. (1975).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial orange & black wraps. The front wrap is slightly bumped & there is a tiny tear to the rear wrap. 48 pages. Near fine. First edition of the author's first book. West End Vol. 3 No. 3, Summer 1975. First Edition. View more info

SEASONS OF THE MIND. With the correspondence of Sir Herbert Read. Preface, Legends, Related Essays, Three Radio Interviews, Manifesto

By: Zekowski, Arlene

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: George Wittenborn, Inc., (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 3187

Condition: Very good


New York: George Wittenborn, Inc., (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Octavo, pink & white wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed & soiled with the corners very lightly creased. 304 pages plus colophon. Full-page black- and-white illustrations, including woodcuts by Herman Zaage. Very good. First edition.Inscribed to Dick Higgins by the author on the half- title: "Portales TV show April 11, 1979 / for Dick. Affectionately yours, Arlene Zekowski".The book includ... View more info

THE AGE OF IRON AND OTHER INTERLUDES. Volume one

By: Zekowski, Arlene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portales, NM: American-Canadian Publishers Ltd., (1973).: (1973).

Seller ID: 23310

Condition: Very good


Portales, NM: American-Canadian Publishers Ltd., (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Quarto, pictorial light & dark green wraps. The spine & extremies are faded. There is a narrow vertical stain to the rear wrap & some light staining to the front wrap. The corners are very lightly creased. [ix], 115 & [3] leaves printed on one side only with the prelims & the material following the text of the work printed on orange paper. There is some light staining to the last 2 leaves of ... View more info

OUT OF STEP & OUT OF DETROIT

By: Zero, Una

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Oakland, CA): Inkblot Publications, 1986.: 1986.

Seller ID: 29707

Condition: Very good


(Oakland, CA): Inkblot Publications, 1986.. 1986.. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. The wraps are very lightly rubbed with a tiny stain to the rear wrap. Title, [2] leaves & 76 pages plus colophon & 1- page publisher's catalog. Very good. First trade edition, limited to 900 copies. First Edition. View more info

THE PIGMAN

By: Zindel, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Evanston and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 30955

Condition: Good


New York, Evanston and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1968).. (1968).. Good. - Octavo, pictorial paper covered boards in a matching dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with some light staining and the tail of the spine is creased. The dust jacket is chipped, soiled & stained. [v], 182 & [1] pages plus colophon. There is a stain to the front endpaper with a tiny stain to the fore-edge. Good. First edition of the author's first book. Dust jacket present. Fir... View more info

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HISTORY THIEVES.

By: Zinik, Zinovy.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Seagull Books, 2010.: 2010.

Seller ID: 35609

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The tail of the spine is slightly rubbed. 113 pages plus 1-page ad. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. In this autobiographical story, Russian-born British novelist Zinovy investigates the enigmatic past of his Russian-born grandfather who, while ostensibly practicing as a doctor in Lithuania, was building the Soviet Empire from which Zinik tried to escape fifty years later. Zinik becomes aware of his own ... View more info

ADAM'S OPERA. The Text of a Play by Clemence Dane Set to Music by Richard Addinsell

By: [Ashton, Winifred]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929.: 1929.

Seller ID: 2898

Condition: Very good


Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929.. 1929.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in green on a creamy white paper label on the spine. The covers are slightly stained. 135 pages. A previous owner's note is penned at the top of the front endpaper. Very good. From the library of George R.M. Ewing, Jr., with his pictorial bookplate, designed for him by Rockwell Kent, mounted on the front pastedown. View more info

THE LOVE SONNETS OF PROTEUS. With a Frontispiece by the Author

By: [Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1881.: 1881.

Seller ID: 18705

Condition: Good


London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1881.. 1881.. Good. - Small octavo, gray cloth titled in gilt with decorations in blue & brown on the front cover & spine. The binding is soiled & darkened with a small stain to the front cover. x, [i], 119 & [1] pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white frontispiece by the author. The front hinge is just starting & there is light offsetting to pages 6 and 7. Good. First edition, printed on handmade, watermarked paper and bound by Burn & C... View more info

THE GIFT

By: [Doolittle, Hilda]. H. D

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: New Directions, (1982).: (1982).

Seller ID: 2625

Condition: Very good


New York: New Directions, (1982).. (1982).. Very good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on spine, in dw. The dw is lightly rubbed. xv, [iii] & 142 pp. There is very light foxing to the fore-edge. Near fine. First edition.H.D.'s memoir of her childhood in Pennsylvania, with an introduction by Perdita Schaffner. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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DER SPIELER: ROMAN. Illustriert von Ottomar Starke.

By: [Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Mikhailovich]. Dostojewski, F.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munich: Phantasus-Verl., 1922.: 1922.

Seller ID: 34040

Condition: Fair


Munich: Phantasus-Verl., 1922.. 1922.. Fair. - Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 8 inches high. Hardcover, bound in decorative patterned boards with a printed title label on the front cover. The spine has perished and is thus lacking. The covers are heavily soiled and darkened with wear to the corners. 257 & [2] pages plus the colophon printed on fine paper, illustrated with numerous full-page and textual woodcuts by Albert Fallscheer and Hans Tempel after pen drawings by Ot... View more info

MR. DOOLEY IN PEACE AND IN WAR

By: [Dunne, Finley Peter]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1898.: 1898.

Seller ID: 13407

Condition: Good


Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1898.. 1898.. Good. - Small octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped with a black stain & 2 tiny black marks to the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. xviii, [1] leaf & 260 pages. The front hinge is cracked & the rear hinge is just starting. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper with the date 1899. Good. First edition of the author's fir... View more info

MR. DOOLEY / ON MAKING A WILL AND OTHER NECESSARY EVILS

By: [Dunne, Peter Finley]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919.: 1919.

Seller ID: 29477

Condition: Good


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919.. 1919.. Good. - Small octavo, green paper covered boards backed with green cloth titled in black & with a vignette in black on the front board. The boards are rubbed, bumped & lightly soiled with the edges slightly darkened. The gilt titling on the spine is faded. vi & 221 pages. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

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ANONYMOUS the need for anonymity.

By: [Fraenkel, Michael; and Lowenfels, Walter].

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris: Carrefour Editions, [1930].: [1930].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12338

Condition: Fair


- 12mo, 7-1/4 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed tan wraps. The darkened covers are detached. 29 pages plus the colophon. The darkened pages are starting to split along the top inner edges. Good only. First edition of Michael Fraenkel's 1st book appearance and the first book of the Carrefour press. The Newberry Library suggests the date of publication as 1930.In 1930 Michael Fraenkel and Walter Lowenfels founded the Carrefour Press and pu... View more info

ADVENTURES OF A WITCHFINDER

By: [Grant, James; 1822-1887]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Derby & Jackson, 119 Nassau Street, 1857.: 1857.

Seller ID: 18095

Condition: Good


New York: Derby & Jackson, 119 Nassau Street, 1857.. 1857.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt with profuse decorations in gilt on the spine & with decorative frames stamped in blind on both covers. The binding is rubbed & bumped with some light staining & with 2 small tears to the front cover. The spine is faded with the tail lightly chipped & a small tear to the head. iv & pages [v]-405. The fore-edge is soiled & there is scattered staining & foxing throug... View more info

THE WHITE SLAVE; OR, MEMOIRS OF A FUGITIVE

By: [Hildreth, Richard]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston: Tappan and Whittemore / Milwaukie, Wisconsin: Rood and Whittemore, 1852.: 1852.

Seller ID: 32101

Condition: Fair


Boston: Tappan and Whittemore / Milwaukie, Wisconsin: Rood and Whittemore, 1852.. 1852.. Fair. AN ABOLITIONIST NOVEL BY RICHARD HILDRETH - Octavo, 7-7/8 inches high by 5- 1/8 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in light brown cloth. The book is cocked and the covers are heavily rubbed and dampstained with wear to the cloth at the corners and head and tail of the spine. The spine is faded and wrinkled from humidity. 408 pages, illustrated with 8 full-page plates. The text block... View more info

LUCINA SINE CONCUBITU. A Treatise Humbly Addressed to the Royal Society; In which is proved, by most Incontestable Evidence, drawn from Reason and Practice, that a Woman may conceive and be brought to bed, without any Commerce with Man. Edited by Edmund Goldsmid, F.R.H.S, F.S.A. (SCOT). Collectanea Adamantaea VII

By: [Hill, John]. Goldsmid, Edmund; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1885.: 1885.

Seller ID: 16563

Condition: Very good


Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1885.. 1885.. Very good. - Tall octavo, softcover bound in blue wrappers titled in gilt with vignettes in gilt on the front wrap. The wraps are rubbed, bumped & lightly creased with their edges darkened & chipped & with a piece out of the bottom corner of the rear wrap. vi, 32 & [2] pages, including black- and-white vignettes & caricatures. The contents are very good. Limited edition of 75 large paper and 275 small paper copies. This 25 ... View more info

ONE SUMMER

By: [Howard, Blanche Willis; 1847-1898]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston: James R. Osgood & Company, 1876.: 1876.

Seller ID: 15740

Condition: Good


Boston: James R. Osgood & Company, 1876.. 1876.. Good. - Small octavo, rust brown cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is rubbed, bumped & slightly cocked. There is a white stain to the front cover & some black ink staining to the bottom edge of the front cover & to the spine. 254 pages. The front hinge is just starting. There is an owner's ink name & date on the flyleaf. There is light staining to the top corners of a number of pages with occasio... View more info

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MR. NIGHTINGALE'S DIARY: A Farce in One Act. By Charles Dickens.

By: [Lemon, Mark]. Dickens, Charles.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1877.: 1877.

Seller ID: 36993

Condition: Good


- 12mo, 4-3/4 inches high by 3-3/8 inches wide. Attractively rebound into maroon morocco titled in gilt with raised bands on the spine and with the original terra-cotta cloth covers, titled & decorated in gilt & black, bound in. The top edge is gilt. Marbled endpapers and gilt inner dentelles further enhance the binding. The book is housed in a handsome silk-lined black & maroon cloth slipcase backed with a maroon calf spine with a gilt titled label on the spine. The lea... View more info