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  • £8.00

    Be Your Own Self-Esteem Coach; The Definitive Guide to Boosting Your Self- Confidence by an Experienced Clinical Psychologist [Signed] by Carson, Dr. Jerome

    Published by Whiting & Birch Ltd., London First Edition 2006. London 2006., 2006. First edition in publisher's original red card wrap covers [softback]. 8vo. 8¼'' x 5½''. Contains 104 printed pages of text. Minimal marking to the top and lower closed page edges and in Fine clean condition, no dust wrapper as published. SIGNED by the author to the half title page 'To Jo, Steve and Son, Hope you find one or two sins contained herein to help our poor N. H. S.... Read more
  • £12.50

    An Anthology of Inner Silence [Signed] by Jessel, Charles [Compiled by]

    Published by Pelegrin Trust, Pilgrim Books, Tasburgh, Norwich First Edition 1990. Norwich 1990., 1990. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original duck egg blue paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8'' x 5½''. Contains 117 printed pages of text. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. SIGNED by the Author to the front free end paper 'Charles Jessel March 1991'. Dust wrapper supplied in... Read more
  • £632.50

    Aeolus: or, the constitutional politician. With the remarks of a Briton on the trial of the Irish chairmen; a gentle reproof to the Monthly Reviewers; and a free conversation between an elector and his representative. In a letter to Sylvanus Urban, Esq. by [MATIUS*]

    London: printed for S. Bladon. 1770. 8vo., vii + (1) + 183 + (1)pp., including the half-title, bound in late 19th century half calf over marbled boards, some wear, particularly to corners, upper joint cracked but sound. A good copy. First and only edition. * Signed at the end 'Matius', but the actual identity of the writer not known. The remarks of a Briton> concern the trial of L. Balfe and E. M'Quirk who were found guilty of the murder of George Clarke, a Wilkinite lawyer at an election... Read more
  • £20.00

    The Journey Understood [Signed] by Papenfus, Dr. Stan

    Published by Life Cycle Publications, 18 Killard Square, Ballyhornan, County Down, Northern Ireland circa 2000. Ireland circa 2000., 2000. Publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 48 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. SIGNED by the Author to the title page 'To Jill and Asrian, Best Wishes, Stan'. Member of the P.B.F.A.
  • $25.00

    Missoula the Way It Was by Koelbel, Lenora

    Gateway Printing & Litho. 1979, 3rd printing. Hardback. Very good. In a fair dust wrapper that has wear and tear.. Signed by the author. 8.5 x 11 inch history of Missoula, Montana with many b&w photos, a bibliograpy and an index. Inscribed and dated by the author on the front free end paper.
  • $18.00

    The Artist's Sketchbook by Wiseman, Albany with Patricia Monahan

    David & Charles, Publisher, 2000. Book. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover. (Glossy pictorial boards), 4to. 128pp. Tight. From the estate of Lubbock, Texas artist with her name inscribed inside front cover. Fine.
  • $40.00

    Guilty Pleasures by Barthelme, Donald

    New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1974. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Slight rubbing and browning to jacket; slight internal browning to endpapers and edges. [10], 165 pages. Author's first collection of non-fiction pieces; contains 24 short essays and parodies in all.
  • $8.50


    Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1961. Book. POOR (PLUS). Hardcover. 11 x 17. Title: ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA WORLD ATLAS 1961 Author: Geographical Editor - G. Donald Hudson Publisher/Copyright: William Benton - Publisher, Chicago 1961 Edition: 1961 Edition Binding: Dark maroon hardcover with gold lettering, spine cover missing. Signed: No Condition:(all defects if any are formulated into pricing): The book is without a dust jacket. The spine cover is missing (see photo).... Read more
  • $500.00

    Violin Concerto No. 1 (D Major) for Violin and Piano and Park Avenue Fantasy (SIGNED) by Brahms, Nic. Paganini, August Wilhemj, Matty Malneck, Jan Savitt

    New York - Boston: Carl Fischer, 1935. Sheet music. Fair. No Binding. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Over 1 lb. of various music scores, i.e. Big Band arrangements, some printed and others handwritten and SIGNED by Big Band Leader JAN SAVITT. In varying condition. Some items signed in fountain pen, others in pencil. Many musical notations in Savitt's hand added to the scores. I have no way of knowing if any of these are complete scores, so it's probably best to consider all... Read more
  • $12.00

    "I Met Four Gulls" and Other Poems by Morris, Ya'akov

    Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Jewish Chronicle Press , 1982. Signed, Dated & Inscribed By Author to Previous Owner on First page. Card Covers. 81pp. Published when the author was Israel's Ambassador to New Zealand. Light wear to covers. Contents clean and tight.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Michael Fowler and Shirley Markham . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • $499.95

    Glen Island Casino Menu (1941) (Signed) by Charlie Spivak

    New Rochelle, New York: Glen Island Casino, 1941. Book. Good. No Binding. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 12 1/2" x 9 1/2" Four-page Dinner Menu dated Sunday, June 8, 1941 with printed b/w cover photo of bandleader CHARLIE SPIVAK "The man who plays the sweetest trumpet in the world." Spivak has SIGNED and inscribed the cover in black fountain pen: "To Gertrude and Billie, Sincerely, Charlie Spivak" Glen Island Casino was a famous eatery and nightclub during the Big Band Era,... Read more
  • £1,725.00

    An account of the principal lazarettos in Europe; with various papers relative to the plague: together with further observations on some foreign prisons and hospitals; and additional remarks on the present state of those in Great Britain and Ireland. by HOWARD, John

    Warrington, printed by William Eyres; and sold by T. Cadell, J. Johnson, C. Dilly, and J. Taylor, in London. 1789. 4to., with 22 engraved plates (of which 20 are folding) and one very large engraved folding table, viii + 259 + (15)pp., wanting the half-title, with a short closed tear in title but no loss, the title leaf laid down, bound in full contemporary maroon russia with gilt rules, sometime rebacked to match, spine gilt and lettered with the near-contemporary armorial bookplate of Robert... Read more
  • $45.00

    MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY, SCIENTIST OF THE SEA by Francis Leigh Williams | [Justice Lewis Powell]

    New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1963. First Edition. Very Good binding. Signed. First Edition copy signed by the author at the behest of Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell and his wife Jo (well before Powell was elevated to the Supreme Court). An interesting inscription: "Inscribed at the request of the donors, Lewis and Jo Powell for Ed and Nancy Rucker with the author's hope that you will find interesting this life of a Virginian whose monument is so near your home. Francis... Read more
  • $14.00

    Painting Maritime Landscapes by Pellew, John C

    New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1973. Book. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Printing.. Full cloth; 4to.,160pp. 77 black-and-white illustrations. 41 color plates.Subjects include: Tidal pools, piers, harbors, boats, lighthouses, rough water, marshes, and much more. From the collection of the late Texas artist Betty Bennett with her signed bookplate inside front cover, else Near Fine in Near Fine D/j..
  • $30.00

    The Great Fake Book by Bourjaily, Vance

    Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1986. First Edition. Full Leather. Near Fine. Howard, John (illustrator); 1 b/w Illustration (frontispiece). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [14], 305, [1] pages. One of an unspecified number of copies, privately printed for the members of The Signed First Edition Society, with a tipped-in leaf signed by Bourjaily (in blue ink) at front; also with Bourjaily's "special message for the first edition" at front. Bound in dark brown... Read more
  • $38.50

    The Cruellest Night Germany's Dunkirk and the Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff by Dobson, Miller And Payne

    Naval: Hutchinson Publishing Group, 1980. 223 pgs., Maps & photos, Promotional stamp inside. Light wear. Personal inscription by author (John Miller). Signed by Author. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
  • $7.95

    American Owned Love by Boswell, Robert

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Slight rubbing to jacket (chiefly to edges); else a near fine copy internally. [10], 323, [3] pages. Novel concerning the family of a truck dispatcher, set in the Southwestern US in the early 1990's. Signed by Boswell in dark blue ink on first preliminary leaf.
  • $30.00


    GA: LAPIDUM PRESS, 1993. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Illustrator(s). TITLE: WHERE THE BUFFALOES ROAM By BOB STONE signed 1993 AUTHOR: BOB STONE and JENNY STONE HUMPHRIES PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: LAPIDUM PRESS, GA 1993 EDITION: First Printing (1st) stated CATEGORY: Signed, First Printing, Business BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Brown with beige spine CONDITION: The jacket is like new. The book is like new. Book looks unread. Book is without marks or writings,... Read more
  • $15.00

    Two Cities of Latin America: A Comparative Description of Social Classes by Andrew Hunter Whiteford (1913–2006)

    156 pages with 44 plates, drawings and bibliography. Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Inscribed by the author to George Foster. First edition. This monograph is the fruit of anthropological research in Mexico and Colombia which was carried out by the author and by students under his direction at various times between 1947 and 1957. While it has never been any secret that there are marked social class differences in Latin America culture this work is somewhat of a trail... Read more
  • $9.00

    Christmas Ribbons by Cummings, Cynthia

    Birmingham, Michigan: Holt Peterson Press, 1982. Fine. Lisa Peterson Rye. Signed by Author. Signed by the author at the first free endpaper, warmly inscribed. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Illustrated glossy covers. Light foxing to second endpaper. Unpaginated, but roughly 60 pp., and lots of blank pages to hold Christmas... Read more
  • $28.00

    Swatting At the Cosmos Published As Author's Choice Monthly Issue 8 by Morrow James with A Frontispiece by George Barr

    Eugene: Author's Chocie Monthly / Pulphouse Publishing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Signed limited First edition. Copy #69 of 300 numbered hardcover copies in dust jacket and signed by the author. Collecting 7stories plus an introduction, frontispiece. Fine copy in like dust jacket. See Photos ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages; PS bx 44 / e-bay ; Signed by Author .bx 44
  • $25.00

    Rural Schools and Schoolhouses of Douglas County Kansas by Daniels, Goldie Piper

    Baldwin City, Kansas: Telegraphics. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1975. Hardcover. Book is signed by the author on the back of the front free end paper. Dust jacket shows damp staining on the spine top and bottom, small chipping on the top and bottom and soiling front and back. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages; Signed by Author .
  • £287.50

    Military miscellany; comprehending a history of the recruiting of the Army, military punishments, &c. &c. by MARSHALL, Henry

    London: John Murray. 1846. 8vo., (8) + 375 + (1)pp., followed by 12pp. of publisher's advertisements, original red cloth embossed in blind, spine gilt lettered and neatly restored. A very good presentation copy inscribed and signed by the author> on front free endpaper. First edition. A particularly useful review by Henry Marshall (1775-1851), the military surgeon and Deputy Inspector General of Army hospitals. By far the greatest part of this review (i.e. pp.115-316] is devoted to military... Read more

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