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121 Cold Comfort Farm
Gibbons, Stella
London Longmans, Green & Co 1957 Seventeenth Impression Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Seventeenth Impression in clean original dust jacket (unclipped). Very clean, unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates, some ghost browning to free endpapers from dust jacket flaps. 307 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (10/6 NET on front inside flap), no tears, one very tiny shallow chip at top right spine edge, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really nice later impression still in the original format by the original publisher. 027387

Price: 150.00 USD
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Landscape with Traveler: The Pillow Book of Francis Reeves, Gifford, Barry
122 Landscape with Traveler: The Pillow Book of Francis Reeves
Gifford, Barry
New York Dutton 1980 0525143440 / 9780525143444 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Pale gray boards with white lettering on spine. Nice sharp unworn corners, slight bumping to spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 142 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, vertical creasing to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first full-length novel is an unusual, captivating exporation into the life of a single man. Written in the form used by the classic Japanese writer Sei Shonagon in her "Pillow Book"--short, essayistic stories or tales woven around a central moral--this landscape is the self-portrait of a man who, often swept away by passion in his youth, approaches his later years with increasing distance and an almost Zen-like tranquility. 027389

Price: 25.00 USD
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Joshua, Girzone, Joseph F.
123 Joshua
Girzone, Joseph F.
Albany Richelieu Court 1983 0-911519-03-3 / 9780911519037 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, Signed by Author. Very clean unfaded red boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "To my dear Mary Alice, Peace, Joseph F. Girzone." Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 310 pgs. Clean dustjacket has slight edge wear and very light rubbing, short closed edge tears (top and bottom spine edge have clear tape reinforcement). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Made into a film in 2001 ("Joshua, The Movie"), this is a compelling story of a woodcarver who shows up in a small town much like Jesus did, and will leave you fascinated. Considered a classic by many, it is an ispirational story. 8vo. Christian. 015838

Price: 65.00 USD
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In This Our Life, Glasgow, Ellen
124 In This Our Life
Glasgow, Ellen
New York Harcourt Brace 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition of this Pulitzer Prize winning book. Clean black cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other writing or marks. 467 pages. Pulitzer Prize winning novel, made into a movie (1942, directed by John Huston, starring Bette Davis). 025004

Price: 65.00 USD
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Nature and Character at Granite Bay, Goodsell, Daniel A.
125 Nature and Character at Granite Bay
Goodsell, Daniel A.
New York Eaton & Mains 1901 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Moss green cloth boards with elaborate gold fish and sealife decoration on cover, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, with small gold seashell on spine. Slightest hint of soiling. Small bump at top of rear board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner inscription dated 1902 is neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. Photo illustrations throughout (22 total). 219 pages. Author's experiences in nature and with coastal citizens at Granite Bay, where less than 100 miles from New York City Granite Bay opens into the greatest width of Long Island Sound. 025364

Price: 32.00 USD
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Don't Fence Me In - Leprosy in Modern Times, Gould, Tony
126 Don't Fence Me In - Leprosy in Modern Times
Gould, Tony
London Bloomsbury Publishing 2005 074757510X / 9780747575108 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown boards with black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 420 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (L20.00 on front inside flap), slightest hint of edge wear, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A superb and enlightened book to throw light into the shadows of a still-feared disease. 023341

Price: 20.00 USD
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Island of Women, Goytisolo, Juan
127 Island of Women
Goytisolo, Juan
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1962 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped author initials on cover, clean red cloth spine with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Red top stained page edges. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 210 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, mere hint of surface wear at spine edges and tiny spot of foxing on upper spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very attractive stated first American Edition, collectible quality. "A bold excursion into the dolce vita of bored and decadent females--andt heir men--who idle on the blazing Spanish coast." Translated from the Spanish by Jose Yglesias. Jacket design by Vincent Torre. 12mo. Fiction. 012505

Price: 35.00 USD
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Ken Ward in the Jungle, Grey, Zane
128 Ken Ward in the Jungle
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1912 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Orange cloth boards with black lettering, illustration of jungle cat on cover, black lettering and small illustration on spine. Very light soiling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 309 pages + 5 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ken Ward and his younger brother Hal take a trip into the wilds of Mexico. 021572

Price: 20.00 USD
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Papa's Delicate Condition, Griffith, Corinne
129 Papa's Delicate Condition
Griffith, Corinne
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Katharine Bernard, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, with 1952 on title page, 1952 on copyright page, SIGNED by author. Very clean beige cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges; no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper: "To Florence Pratt - A Merry Christmas from Corinne Griffith - 1954 - ". Very small previous owner label (return address label) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 178 pgs. with illustrations by Katharine Bernard. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips (1/2" deep chip at top spine edge, 1/2" x 1/2" chip at top edge of rear panel, a few tiny edge nicks). Slight fading to spine (black lettering is crisp and bold). Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Made into a movie (1963) starring Jackie Gleason and Glynis Johns. 8vo. Humor. 016396

Price: 100.00 USD
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130 Fantasies Two
Griffith, William Jr.
Millbrae, CA Dawne-Leigh Publications 1980 0-89742-039-X / 9780897420396 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Richard C. Ward, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing. Clean color illustrated boards. Very slight surface wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 158 pgs. Illustrations by Richard C. Ward. Clean color-illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has chipping at top spine edge extending slightly into front and rear board corners, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 016024

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Client, Grisham, John
131 The Client
Grisham, John
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1993 0-385-42471-X / 9780385424714 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean charcoal gray boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, slightest hint of surface wear to spine cloth corners, no fraying, no tears. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Old price in ink on upper corner of front free endpaper. 422 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has slight wear and short closed at top spine corners, small 1/4" scratch to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Early Grisham novel about an eleven-year-old boy who witnesses the bizarre suicide of a New orleans attorney. Just before he dies, the lawyer tells Mark a deadly secret concerning the recent murder of a Louisiana Senator. Made into a film (1994) starring Susan Sarandon and Tom Lee Jones. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Mystery. 017228

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Temptation of Adam, Gruber, Helmut
132 The Temptation of Adam
Gruber, Helmut
New York Everest House 1979 0-89696-036-6 / 9780896960367 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. blind stamped lettering on cover. Hint of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 263 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Professor Adam Molnar, wise and worldly at 50, finds an innocent-looking airport shop parcel that is filled with money. He keeps the money and sets into motion a deadly game--a game without rules, with his survival as the only prize. 8vo. Fiction. 012730

Price: 12.00 USD
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133 Snow Falling on Cedars
Guterson, David
New York Harcourt Brace 1994 0-15-100443-9 / 9780151004430 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First American Edition, First Printing. Very clean gray boards with white spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 1st Edition statement and row of letters beginning with "a" on copyright page. 345 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket--no chipping or edgewear, not price clipped. Also has removable banner around dustjacket with stills from movie and statement "The international best seller is now a major motion picture from Universal Pictures". Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007400

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Redbird's Cry, Hager, Jean
134 The Redbird's Cry
Hager, Jean
New York Mysterious Press 1994 0-89296-494-4 / 9780892964949 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with blue spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 274 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The tale of the redbird explains the origin of death in Cherokee myth, and it is a story intricately woven into the rich fabric of this Molly Bearpaw mystery. Second book in the Molly Bearpaw series. 8vo. Mystery. 012268

Price: 20.00 USD
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Roots: The Saga of an American Family, Haley, Alex
135 Roots: The Saga of an American Family
Haley, Alex
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1976 0-385-03787-2 / 9780385037877 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded brown boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, brown title box with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers are clean with no names, writing or bookplates, two very small surface abrasions to front free endpaper from tape removal. 587 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket has a few tiny closed edge tears, tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. African American. 016174

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Illustrated Letter, Hamilton, Charles
136 The Illustrated Letter
Hamilton, Charles
New York Universe Books 1987 0876636644 / 9780876636640 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean original dust jacket. Light tan boards ( a few faint spots to cover) with clean rust brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 157 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An extraordinary collection of correspondence of celebrated artists and writers with embellishments (sketches and drawings worked into their letters as they wrote). Beautiful reproductions of illustrated letters and postcards, notes from famous people. 021493

Price: 20.00 USD
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84 Charing Cross Road, Hanff, Helene
137 84 Charing Cross Road
Hanff, Helene
Futura 1987 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright mass market paperback. No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 220 pgs. Made into a movie starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins, this is the charming memoir of correspondence between a London bookseller and a New York woman bibliophile (Helene Hanff) over the years leading up to World War II and beyond. mass Market Paperback. Books about Books. 016918

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Hireling, Hartley, L. P.
138 The Hireling
Hartley, L. P.
London Hamish Hamilton 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Published in Great Britain, 1957" on copyright page. Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Slightest hint of fading to spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 248 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, slight foxing to rear flap fold, tiny closed tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of an ex-soldier who becomes a chauffer for a grieving young widow. Made into a film in 1973 starring Sarah Miles and Robert Shaw. 018510

Price: 35.00 USD
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139 Grumbles from the Grave
Heinlein, Robert A.
New York Del Rey (Ballantine Books) 1989 0-345-36246-2 / 9780345362469 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 281 pgs. Illustrated with photograph. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of Heinlein's letters edited by his wife, giving insight into his writing, his opinions and his life. 8vo. Science Fiction. 006761

Price: 10.00 USD
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Wild Oranges, Hergesheimer, Joseph
140 Wild Oranges
Hergesheimer, Joseph
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in clean original dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with orange stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying, no fading, one tiny pin-point puncture to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with black & white scenes from the Goldwyn motion picture, and illustrated with black & white plates (stills from the movie). 128 pgs. Color illustrated dustjacket has tiny chip at top spine corner, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The complete novel, illustrated with scenes from the photoplay. Collectible quality, scarce in this condition. 018924

Price: 200.00 USD
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