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JAPANESE LITERATURE OF THE SHOWA PERIOD: A Guide to Japanese Reference and Research Materials

By: Yamagiwa, Joseph K

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1959.: 1959.

Seller ID: 15968

Condition: Very good


Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1959.. 1959.. Very good. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in printed light green wraps. The spine & extremities are darkened with staining to the head & tail of the spine & the adjacent corners of the wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped with some light soiling & foxing. xii & 212 pages. The top edge is darkened with staining near the head of the spine & there is an owner's stamp on the inside front wrap, else the contents are very good. The University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies. Bibliographica... View more info

GIFTS OF THE TRUE LOVE: Based on the old Carol The Twelve Days of Christmas

By: Yates, Elizabeth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wallingford, PA: Pendle Hill, (1958).: (1958).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14914

Condition: Fine


Wallingford, PA: Pendle Hill, (1958).. (1958).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed red wraps. The bottom corners of the wraps are slightly bumped. 32 pages. Illustrated in black & white by Nora S. Unwin with 1 plate, 1 full-page illustration & pictorial initials. Near fine. Laid in is an autograph note on a personalized card of cream stock stippled in silver, sending the pamphlet to friends and signed "Nora / Bill & / Elizabeth".Pendle Hill Pamphlet No. 100. These pamphlets were published by Pendle Hill, a resident center for religious and social study maintained by membe... View more info

A GOOD SCHOOL

By: Yates, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (New York): Delacorte Press, (1978).: (1978).

Seller ID: 27839

ISBN: 0440032466

Condition: Good


(New York): Delacorte Press, (1978).. (1978).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The top edges of the covers are lightly foxed. The dust jacket is lightly soiled & foxed with a small stain & tear to the head of its spine and a stain to the front panel. Half-title, title, [4] leaves & 178 pages. The top edge & fore-edge are foxed. Good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

SOME LETTERS FROM W. B. YEATS TO JOHN O'LEARY AND HIS SISTER. From originals in the Berg Collection. Edited by Allan Wade

By: Yeats, W. B

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The New York Public Library, 1953.: 1953.

Seller ID: 30462

Condition: Good


New York: The New York Public Library, 1953.. 1953.. Good. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wraps. The wraps are darkened & lightly soiled with the bottom corners creased. There is an owner's name on the top edge of the front wrap. There is a small blue stain to the rear wrap & a small crease to its bottom edge. 25 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white facsimile frontispiece. Good. First separate edition. Reprinted from the Bulletin of the New York Public Library of January-February 1953. View more info

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ESSAYS AND INTRODUCTIONS.

By: Yeats, W. B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1961.: 1961.

Seller ID: 36635

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, gray cloth backed with black cloth in a dust wrapper. The bottom corner of the rear cover is lightly bumped. The dust wrapper is rubbed with its rear panel slightly darkened & lightly soiled. xi & 530 pages. Illustrated with 2 full-page black-and-white portraits of Yeats. Very good. First American edition. This volume includes two previously published collections of essays by Yeats: "Ideas of Good and Evil" and "the Cutting of an Agate"; as well as "Later Essays and Introductions". There are two previously unpublished essays: "General introduction for My W... View more info

MODERN LOVE: An Anthology

By: Yeats, W. B.; Bridges, Robert; Wilde, Oscar; Lang, Andrew; Rossetti, Christina G.; et al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1906.: 1906.

Seller ID: 32763

Condition: Good


New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1906.. 1906.. Good. - Small quarto [6-1/2 inches high by 5-1/8 inches wide], tan cloth-backed boards with a paper label on the spine. The binding is soiled with the corners of the covers rubbed and the label is darkened & rubbed. 75 pages plus colophon. There is an inscription penciled on the front endpaper & there are asterisks penciled by a few titles. There is occasional light soiling. Good. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies printed on Van Gelder handmade paper. First Edition. View more info

LENNOX ROBINSON PRESENTS WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS: Poems and memories. Spoken Arts 751

By: Yeats, William Butler; Robinson, Lennox

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (New Rochelle, NY): Spoken Arts Inc., circa [1959].: [1959].

Seller ID: 29054

Condition: Very good


(New Rochelle, NY): Spoken Arts Inc., circa [1959].. [1959].. Very good. - sc - Quarto [12-1/4 inches square]. A 33-1/3 rpm long-playing record in original pictorial cardboard sleeve designed by Scott. The sleeve is lightly bumped with some light foxing & soiling to the edges. The disc itself is only very lightly used with virtually no surface noise. Very good. As a young playwright who had had a play performed at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Lennox Robinson [1886-1958] was appointed Manager and Producer at the theatre by Yeats, and this business relationship developed into a close friend... View more info

FLOWERS AND BULLETS & FREEDOM TO KILL

By: Yevtushenko, Yevgeny

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (San Francisco, CA: City Light Books, 1970).: 1970).

Seller ID: 20004

Condition: Good


(San Francisco, CA: City Light Books, 1970).. 1970).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed yellow wrappers. The wraps are slightly bumped with light creasing to the top inner corner of the front wrap & some very minor soiling to the rear wrap. There are small stains to the spine around the staples. 19 pages. An owner's initials & date are penned on the title page. There is very light creasing to the top inner corners of the leaves. Good. Two poems taking off from the death of Allison Krause at Kent State University and from her gesture of placing a flower in the barrel of a soldier's ... View more info

RABELAISIAN PHANCIES: A Narrative of Conversations Between Master Francis Rabelais, the Witty Knight Don Quixote, & Others. By Fryar Yordanus, Gardener at the Abbey of Theleme, &c. Newly Edited and Corrected by John Howe, M.A. Together with the one surviving epistle of the Familiar Letters, written by Fryar Yordanus from Tierra del Fuego, & describing the Moralities of that strange Land

By: Yordanus, Fryar; Howe, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Birmingham, U.K.: The University Press, 1933.: 1933.

Seller ID: 14476

Condition: Fine


Birmingham, U.K.: The University Press, 1933.. 1933.. Fine. - Small octavo, pink cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The label is slightly chipped. xviii, 76 & [1] pages. Illustrated with facsimiles. The inner edges of the front pastedown & endpaper are very slightly darkened. Near fine. Inscribed by Paul Jordan Smith on the front endpaper: "For my friend / Montgomery Evans, Esq. This poor & very soiled satire on many things / Paul Jordan Smith / Feb. 26,1943." Montgomery Evans was a book-collector and a friend of Arthur Machen. His bookplate, designed by Sidney H. Sime, ... View more info

AMERICAN FICTION, AMERICAN MYTH: Essays by Philip Young

By: Young, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, (2000).: (2000).

Seller ID: 30266

ISBN: 0271020369

Condition: Very good


University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, (2000).. (2000).. Very good. - Octavo, navy blue cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. xxvii & 288 pages. There is some very light soiling to the fore- edge. Near fine. Foreword by David Morrell and introduction by Sandra Spanier. Dust jacket present. View more info

AH, WHAT RIDDLES THESE WOMEN BE!

By: Young, William (1847-1920)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: R.H. Russell, 1900.: 1900.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28177

Condition: Good


New York: R.H. Russell, 1900.. 1900.. Good. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY WILLIAM YOUNG - Small quarto, 8-1/8 inches high by 6- 1/2 inches wide. Pictorial boards backed by a golden yellow cloth spine. The covers are rubbed and soiled with wear to the corners. 24 leaves, printed on one side of each leaf. The title page is printed in red & black & the text is printed in black with decorative initials and introductory paragraph printed in red. There is some minor occasional spotting. Good. First edition. Inscribed and signed by the author on the half title. Scarce. First Edition. View more info

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 includes Zekowski's "neo-narrative" novel "Seasons of the Mind", along with related essays, three joint radio inter... 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 the prelims & the first 3 pages of the text. Cover design & pictorial title by Herman Zaage. Very good. Review copy with a... 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. First Edition. 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 Jewishness for the first time when he emigrates to Israel in the 1970s, Dust jacket present. 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