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Teresa or Her Demon Lover, Gray, Austin K.
1 Teresa or Her Demon Lover
Gray, Austin K.
New York Scribners 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. "A" indicating first printing appears on copyright page. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Fading to top spine edge and small line of fading just below center of spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Frank R. Stone with kind regards from Austin K. Gray - Nov. 9, 1945." Illustrated with black and white plates. 385 pages with index. Colorfully illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has up to 1/2" chipping at top spine edge, narrow ragged chip at spine center, edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The biography of Te3resa Guiccioli, the last of Lord Byron's "ladies." Their love affair lasted over four years, four times as long as any of Byron's other alliances -- and was terminated only by his sailing for Greece to meet his death at Missolonghi. 022847

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature, Grigson, Geoffrey
2 The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature
Grigson, Geoffrey
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Slipcase Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 512 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean gold paper covered slipcase has no cracking or wear. A fantastic reference for the reader of modern fiction and literature--with information and photographs on the writings and lives of famous authors such as G. K. Chesterton, Joseph Conrad, Ray Bradbury, John Galsworthy, Albert Camus, Saul Bellow, Franz Kafka, Henry James, T. E. Lawrence, Jack Kerouac and hundreds more. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Literature. 008974

Price: 20.00 USD
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Brave Companions, Knight, Ruth Adams
3 Brave Companions
Knight, Ruth Adams
Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Lynd Ward, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver line decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (a brown shadow from offset of rear dj flap on rear endpaper); no names, writing or bookplates. Color frontispiece by Lynd Ward. 215 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has very small chips at top spine corners, a little wear to dustjacket paper at two corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story about two great dogs and a boy who loved and worked with them both. Valor, a magnificent shepherd K-9 dog that was his comrade-in-arms, had saved Lt. Thomas Tolbert's life with her own in the Pacific. And it was Valor's puppy, Joey, that comforted Tom during the long days in the hospital afterward. Back home in the States, Tom learned that he was blinded for life. His adjustment was a bitter one until he found Joey again in the training quarters for Seeing Eye dogs. 021616

Price: 150.00 USD
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Gardens of the Gilded Age -  Nineteenth-Century Gardens and Homegrounds of New York State, M. Christine Klim Doell
4 Gardens of the Gilded Age - Nineteenth-Century Gardens and Homegrounds of New York State
M. Christine Klim Doell
Syracuse University Press 1986 0815602006 / 9780815602002 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Clean first edition in unchipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on back of half-title page: "For Bruce - To give you some idea of what lies beyond the threshold of your historic house...Happy Gardening! - M. Christine K. Doell, September 9, 1993 - Geneva." Illustrated with historic photographs throughout. 209 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026661

Price: 30.00 USD
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Rowling, J. K.
5 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Rowling, J. K.
New York Scholastic Press / Levine Books 1999 0-439-06486-4 / 9780439064866 First Hardcover New fine Jacket Mary Grandpre, Illustrator 
American First Edition, First Printing, in first state dustjacket (no number 2 appearing on spine). Correct number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 on copyright page. Unfaded purple-blue boards with diamond impression, clean green cloth spine with bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 341 pgs. Illustrations by Mary Grandpre. Clean bright unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (17 95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gift quality first edition, first printing of this second book in the Harry Potter series. 017599

Price: 300.00 USD
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Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince, Rowling, J. K.
6 Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince
Rowling, J. K.
New York, New York, U.S.A. Scholastic 2005 0-439-78454-9 / 9780439784542 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Mary Grandpre, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing. Collectible Quality. Stated First American Edition, July, 2005 with correct number line, 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 - 05 06 07 08 09. Printed in the USA. Very clean purple boards with metallic purple lettering on black cloth spine. Very clean dark green endpapers; no names,writing or marks. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean, crisp and bright. No surface wear, no bumping. 652 pgs. Very clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 014443

Price: 90.00 USD
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Rowling, J. K.
7 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Rowling, J. K.
New York, New York, U.S.A. Scholastic 2005 0-439-78454-9 / 9780439784542 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Mary Grandpre, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing. As new condition, collectible quality. Stated First American Edition, July, 2005 with correct number line, 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 - 05 06 07 08 09. Printed in the USA 58 is the printing location for Scholastic in Taunton, Massachusetts. Very clean purple boards with metallic purple lettering on black cloth spine. Very clean dark green endpapers; no names,writing or marks. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright. No surface wear, no bumping. 652 pgs. Very clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 014771

Price: 90.00 USD
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Rowling, J. K.
8 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Rowling, J. K.
New York Arthur A. Levine Books (Scholastic) 2003 043935806X / 9780439358064 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Mary Grandpre, Illustrator 
As new First Edition, First Printing (Stated "First American Edition, July, 2003" with 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 03 04 05 06 07 number line). Printed in the U.S.A. Clean unfaded blue boards with pressed diamond design, clean beige cloth spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean navy blue endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 870 pgs. with illustrations by Mary Grandpre. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (29.99 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Collectable quality. 027356

Price: 95.00 USD
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Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, Rowling, J. K.
9 Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban
Rowling, J. K.
New York Scholastic (Arthur A. Levine Books) 1999 0439136350 / 9780439136358 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Mary Grandpre, Illustrator 
First American Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Turquoise boards with stamped diamond pattern; clean purple cloth spine with green metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, board corners are sharp, metallic lettering is bright. Binding is tight, no cracking, with clean pages and edges, slight lean to text block. Clean red endpapers with no names, writing or marks. "First American Edition, October, 1999" on copyright page, with full number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 9/9 0/0 1 2 3 4 435 pgs. with illustrations by Mary Grandpre. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, slight corner creasing to flaps. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 027357

Price: 60.00 USD
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Short Leash, Shurtleff, Bertrand
10 Short Leash
Shurtleff, Bertrand
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs-Merrill 1945 Early Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ("Best Wishes - Bert Shurtleff) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 270 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, two tiny closed edge tears at top of rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful author-signed copy in excellent original dustjacket. 8vo. Dogs. 013554

Price: 50.00 USD
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