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1 Portrait in Sepia
Allende, Isabel
Harper Collins 2001 0-06-621161-1 / 9780066211619 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean toast brown boards with dark brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 005947

Price: 12.00 USD
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Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters, Anderson, Isabel
2 Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters
Anderson, Isabel
Boston The Page Company 1922 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Signed
"First Impression, September 1922" stated on copyright page. Decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author./ Very clean green silk cloth boards with gold and silver lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Signed by author: "With best wishes - Isabel Anderson" on half-title page. No other writing or marks. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrated title page. With a Foreword by Basil King. 239 pages + 10 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Author's first novel - a story which unfolds in the lively letters of a vivacious American girl traveling in Europe, and tells of the men whom she meets in Paris, in London or Rome, her flirtations and exciting experiences. 022563

Price: 120.00 USD
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Pride and Prejudice, Austen, Jane
3 Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane
New York Dutton 1976 0525183817 / 9780525183815 Hardback Very Good+ Isabel Bishop, Illustrator 
Clean and solid hardcover book in clean original slipcase. Yellow cloth boards with cameo decoration of Jane Austen on cover in burgundy, burgundy spine with gold lettering. Very slight fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Isabel Bishop. 416 pages. Clean slipcase with nice illustration on one side; no cracking or wear, nice ribbon that allows easy removal of book from slipcase! 026764

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Glimpse of Sion's Glory & Other Stories, Colegate, Isabel
4 A Glimpse of Sion's Glory & Other Stories
Colegate, Isabel
New York Viking Press 1985 0-670-80897-0 / 9780670808977 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean cream colored boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. 153 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, very short closed edge tear at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Three long and beautiful stories: A beautiful girl of Bohemian habits precipitates an uncontrollable drama in a quiet provinicial town in 1938; an American scientist's expedition to Siberia in the early 1950s seems to open a completely unexpected possibility for the human species; and a brilliant young man, marked early as "promising," fails to chart his course--or his love--as he lives through the turbulent 1960s and 70s. 8vo. Short Stories. 012727

Price: 15.00 USD
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Orlando King, Colegate, Isabel
5 Orlando King
Colegate, Isabel
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page. Very clean unfaded green boards with clean purple cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 209 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, a few very tiny tears at top spine edge, not price clipped, slightest hint of soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about the dazzling rise and fall of a young man of mysterious origins against the background of the complex fabric of English life in the period between the two world wars. 017687

Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Romee Ann, Sophomore
Hornibrook, Isabel
Philadelphia David McKay 1925 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Emma Earlenbaugh Davis, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Old P/O inscription on front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. Frontis illustration. 196 pgs. 006289

Price: 8.00 USD
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High Country, Hunt, Inez
7 High Country
Hunt, Inez
Big Mountain Press 1962 First Soft Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Isabel M. Staehle Signed
Very clean white softcover book with illustrated dust wrapper, SIGNED by author and illustrator. 50 pgs. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers. SIGNED by author on the half-title page, and the following inscription on reverse side of half-title page: " From her letters, Inez Hunt sounds like a delightful person. We felt honored to have her ask to use a few of our illustrations from the San Juan Notes. - Henry and Isabel" Clean dustwrapper is not price clipped, unchipped, with small closed tear at top of rear panel, hint of faint browning at top edges. 012914

Price: 25.00 USD
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8 The Payoff
Veraldi, Attilio
Harper & Row 1978 0-06-014493-9 / 9780060144937 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green boards with beige cloth spine, green lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 234 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two tiny closed edge tears (under 1/4") at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Stated First U.S. Edition. Translated from the Italian by Isabel Quigly. Italian detective story made into a movie by United Artists. 8vo. Detective. 007701

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Mapmaker's Wife, Whitaker, Robert
9 The Mapmaker's Wife
Whitaker, Robert
Basic Books, Inc. 2004 0-7382-0808-6 / 9780738208084 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean gray boards with clean red-orange spine, silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine base, faint remainder mark on bottom page edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright; clean green endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 352 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. A true sweeping tale of adventure, discovery and exploration is one woman's extraordinary journey, inspired by her love for a man she had not seen in 20 years. In 1769, Isabel Grameson, an upper-class Peruvian woman who had lived all her life close to home, set out across the Andes and down the length of the Amazon in order to rejoin her husband in French Guiana. 8vo. Adventure. 016369

Price: 10.00 USD
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Mother and Four, Wilder, Isabel
10 Mother and Four
Wilder, Isabel
New York Coward McCann 1933 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Third Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean original jacket. Clean yellow-beige cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Cordially Yours, Isabel Wilder / New Haven - March 29, 1933." 308 pages. Clean illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, has one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really nice signed copy of this author's first novel, and author was Thornton Wilder's sister. The story of Laura Derwent, left a widow with four children, the oldest fifteen, the youngest eight, facing the problem of how to feed their bodies and form their spirits that they may eventually attain that fullness of life which every mother hopes for her children. A second man eventually comes into her life, and she is faced with still another problem--her own personal happiness or that of her children. 021364

Price: 200.00 USD
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