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The Virgin of Flames, Abani, Chris
1 Abani, Chris The Virgin of Flames
NY Penguin Books 2007 014303877X / 9780143038771 First Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Softcover with French Flaps. Signed by the author on the title page. A novel by the Hemingway/PEN Prize winner about a mural artist who lives above an arty thrift shop in East Los Angeles, lusts over a transsexual stripper and hangs out with a tattoo artist and Rwandan butcher. Wild cover art by Alma Lopez. ; 291 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Adams, Alice Families and Survivors
NY Alfred A. Knopf 1975 039449167X / 9780394491677 Third Printing Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly shelfworn. 
The acclaimed author's second novel. Author photo on rear jacket panel. Burgundy cloth binding. ; 211 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Yacoubian Building, Al Aswany, Alaa
3 Al Aswany, Alaa The Yacoubian Building
The American University in Cairo Press 2006 9774160274 / 9789774160271 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Translated into English by Humphrey Davies. Softcover with French Flaps. Inscribed by both the author and translator on the title page. ; Modern Arabic Literature; 253 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.00 USD
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None Shall Know, Albrand, Martha
4 Albrand, Martha None Shall Know
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1945 First Edition Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket; Library stamps and markings, front free endpaper removed, jacket flaps glued to endpaper, jacket rubbed, clear tape on spine of jacket. 
Jacket art by Leo Manso of skier chasing another skier downhill. Two Swiss lovers help smuggle French children out of Nazi-controlled France in this wartime novel. ; Ex-Library; 184 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Colonel's Daughter, Aldington, Richard
5 Aldington, Richard The Colonel's Daughter
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran and Company 1931 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Front free endpaper smudged, jacket soiled and tattered. 
Black cloth binding. Jacket art by Ceri. "A caustic and sparkling novel of huntin', shootin', ridin' England". Author photo on rear jacket flap. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 335 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Aldrich, T. B. (translator) ; De La Bedolliere, Emile The Story of a Cat
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1906 Later Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, spine sunned. 
Printed boards. Many silhouette and other illustrations by de la Bedolliere. A story of a wealthy Countess living in France at the time of King Louis XV, who rescues a cat from the torments of some villainous boys. Her new pet, Moumouth, grows fat and sleek, and has a series of adventures with her. Translated from the French by T. B. Aldrich. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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One Last Glimpse, Aldridge, James
7 Aldridge, James One Last Glimpse
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1977 0316031151 / 9780316031158 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered. 
A novel about F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway and a 1929 travel through France. ; 182 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Green Man, Amis, Kingsley
8 Amis, Kingsley The Green Man
NY Harcourt Brace and World 1970 0151370400 / 9780151370405 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and lightly soiled. 
Author photo on rear jacket panel. The late author was a Booker Prize winner and prolific writer. In this novel he spins a macabre tale about a sexually deviant, murderous ghost at a medieval inn. Jacket art by Paul Bacon. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Butcher's Wife, Ang, Li; Shu-Tuan, Shih
9 Ang, Li; Shu-Tuan, Shih The Butcher's Wife
San Francisco North Point Press 1986 086547253X / 9780865472532 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page tops soiled, jacket scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt and Ellen Yeung. This novella by the Taiwanese author won first prize in the 1983 United Daily News island-wide contest for long fiction. Author photo on rear jacket panel. A novel about the real life crimes of a young peasant woman, brutally treated by her pig-butcher husband, and who is finally driven to kill him. Jacket art by Laurie Anderson. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 142 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Martyr Wife and Other Tales, Arthur, T. S. ; [Shay, Timothy Shay]
10 Arthur, T. S. ; [Shay, Timothy Shay] The Martyr Wife and Other Tales
Philadelphia Geo. G. Evans 1850 Later Printing Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards heavily worn, water stains on margins throughout text, several soiled pages, spine cracked. 
Brown blindstamped cloth binding. Includes the short stories: The Martyr Wife, The Ruined Gamester, A Daughter's Love, The Temperance Tract, What Shall I Do? , Jack Ketch, The Club Room, and The Heiress. The author was a prolific author and editor and known for his writings advocating temperance, including the bestselling novel "Ten Nights in a Barroom". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Daisy Ashford: Her Book, Ashford, Daisy; Ashford, Angela
11 Ashford, Daisy; Ashford, Angela Daisy Ashford: Her Book
NY George H. Doran Company 1920 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, boards worn. 
A collection of the juvenile author's novellas "The Hangman's Daughter" and "Where Love Lies Deepest", as well as her sister Angela's novella "The Jealous Governes". Preface by Irvin S. Cobb. Decorative endpapers. Grey boards with photo portrait of the young Daisy affixed to front boards. ; 338 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Cat's Eye, Atwood, Margaret
12 Atwood, Margaret Cat's Eye
NY Doubleday 1989 0385260075 / 9780385260077 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket wrinkled and worn, fore-edges lightly foxed. 
Nominated for the Booker Prize. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Clan of the Cave Bear, Auel, Jean M.
13 Auel, Jean M. The Clan of the Cave Bear
NY Crown 1980 0517542021 / 9780517542026 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light foxing to page bottoms, tops and fore-edges, black dot on page tops, jacket rubbed. 
The author's first novel in her bestselling and meticulously-researched Earth's Children Series about Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon encounters during the Ice Age. Author photo on rear jacket flap. ; Earth's Children; Vol. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 468 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Tittivulus, Or, the Verbiage Collector, Ayrton, Michael
14 Ayrton, Michael Tittivulus, Or, the Verbiage Collector
London Max Reinhardt 1953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Faint foxing to front endpapers and page tops, jacket rubbed at corners and spine. 
Red cloth. Bibliography. The late English artist Michael Ayrton offers an illustrated satire about a minor demon who "was given the dreary and thankless task of collecting in sacks all the negligences, pomposities and vanities of utterance throughout the world". Needless to say, his task grows in direct correlation to the advance of civilization. ; 138 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Daughter of a Republican, Babcock, Bernie
15 Babcock, Bernie The Daughter of a Republican
Chicago The New Voice Press 1900 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner signature on front free endpaper. 
Many illustrations. Tan cloth binding. A novel about a family who suffers hardships because of their father's drinking. ; 115 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Harvesting, Bacheller, Irving
16 Bacheller, Irving The Harvesting
NY Frederick A. Stokes Company 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered. 
Decorative green cloth binding with embossed curlicues and gilt lettering on front boards and spine. Front cover art of young man leading horned cattle with two children riding atop in a basket. A vintage novel about a North Country orphan who leads his two young siblings on the road to seek their fortune. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Enchanted Ground, Bailey, Temple
17 Bailey, Temple Enchanted Ground
Philadelphia Penn Publishing Company 1933 Later Printing Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket; Front free endpaper missing, spine cocked, jacket soiled and tattered and missing lower third of jacket at spine. Jacket art by H. E. Snyder (? ) of flowering tree branch. A romance set in Florida. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Novels of Balzac, Centenary Edition, 14-Volume Set, Balzac, Honore De
18 Balzac, Honore De The Novels of Balzac, Centenary Edition, 14-Volume Set
Philadelphia John D. Morris and Company N.D. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner stamps on half-titles, boards rubbed, else clean, tight and bright. 
[1895-98]. A set of the French author's work containing fourteen unnumbered volumes as described below. Each has frontispiece and other illustrations. Prefaces by George Saintsbury. Text in English by various translators. Gray cloth bindings with gilt-stamped red leather spine labels. Top edges gilt. The Celibates, Bachelor's Establishment, and Other Stories. The Harlot's Progress, The Hated Son, and Other Stories. A Woman of Thirty, The Seamy Side of History, and Other Stories. The Jealousies of a Country Town, The Thirteen and Other Stories. The Country Doctor, The Quest of the Absolute, and Other Stories. The Deputy for Arcis, The Middle Classes and Indices. Cousin Betty, Cousin Pons and Other Stories. The Peasantry, About Catherine de' Medici, and Other Stories. Eugenie Grandet, The Country Parson, and Other Stories (minor loss at heel). A Distinguished Provincial at Paris, Lost Illusions, and Other Stories. Modeste Mignon, The Lily of the Valley, and Other Stories. Father Goriot, Ursule Mirouet, and Other Stories. Cesar Birotteau, Beatrix, and Other Stories. Muse of the Department, A Prince of Bohemia, and Other Stories. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 150.00 USD
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A House-boat on the Styx, Bangs, John Kendrick
19 Bangs, John Kendrick A House-boat on the Styx
NY Harper and Brothers 1902 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription on front pastedown endpaper, several pages smudged. Illustrated by Peter Newll 
Red cloth binding with decorative motifs in black and gold on front boards. Frontispiece portrait of the author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 171 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Affliction, Banks, Russell
20 Banks, Russell Affliction
NY Harper and Row 1989 0060161426 / 9780060161422 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page tops and fore-edges foxed. Signed by Author
Signed by the author on the title page. A novel about a part-time New Hampshire policeman, Wade Whitehouse, who descends into violence and which was made into a 1997 film starring Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, Willem Dafoe, and James Coburn. ; 355 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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