Category: Fiction

Sort

showing 1-20 of 37

Image for Troilus and Cressida: A Love Poem in Five Books

Troilus and Cressida: A Love Poem in Five Books

By: (Chaucer, Geofrey) ; George Philip Krapp ( Englished Anew by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Literary Guild: 1932

Seller ID: 003167


pp. xviii, (2), 309. Illustrations, wood engravings, by Eric Gill appear along the margins on every page of text. Page edges are a little age darkened; imitation vellum backing is darkened; blue cloth boards are faded unevenly. View more info

Image for Charles Dickens at 200 - Letters

Charles Dickens at 200 - Letters

By: (Dickens, Charles)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Morgan Library & Museum: 2011

Seller ID: 004669


19 pages. The transcript of manuscript letters displayed at the Morgan exhibition celebrating Dickens' bicentennial. Light bends to the front and back wrappers; crisp within. View more info

Image for Alexander King presents Peter Altenberg's Evocations of Love

Alexander King presents Peter Altenberg's Evocations of Love

By: Altenberg, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1960

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003338


176 pages; numerous drawings by King. Short memoirs, sketches, humorous essays, valentines related by Altenberg. Lacks the slipcase; titles on the spine are heavily rubbed. View more info

Image for Japanese Literature

Japanese Literature

By: Bersihand, Roger

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Walker and Company: 1965

Seller ID: 003320


115 pages. Beginning A.D. 710 and moving to the publication period; song, poetry, prose, theatre, philosophy and history, criticism. The pages are darkened; the book is crisp and clean. View more info

Image for The Goliath Head: A Novel about Caravaggio

The Goliath Head: A Novel about Caravaggio

By: Calitri, Charles J. with Bertram D. Brettschneider

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Crown: 1972

Seller ID: 002465


346 pages. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. View more info

Image for A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen

A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen

By: Carson, Susannah (Edited by); Harold Bloom (Foreword)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004340


295 pages. Commentary by Eudora Welty, E.M. Forster, Lionel Trilling, Martin Amis, Rebecca Mead, Anna Quindlen, C.S. Lewis, Harold Bloom and others of the 33. Red dot remainder mark. Otherwise clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for Imagining America

Imagining America

By: Conrad, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003520


319 pages. America, the United States, in literature: Trollope, Dickens, Wilde, Kipling, Lawrence, Stevenson, Wells, Auden, Huxley, Isherwood, and others. Clean throughout, nearly fine. View more info

Image for Trees: A Celebration

Trees: A Celebration

By: Fairchild, Jill (Edited by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003157


113 pages, illustrated with woodcuts. An anthology of poems, tales, excerpts of larger works; Frost, Ronsard, Chekhov, Hesse, a couple dozen others. View more info

Image for Father Abraham

Father Abraham

By: Faulkner, William (James B. Meriwether (Edited by)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the artist.

Seller ID: 003191


73 pages; illustrated with wood engravings by John DePol; includes a facsimile section of Faulner's manuscript. Father Abraham became the beginning of Faulkner's The Hamlet and also was apparently recast by him as a short story before the publication of The Hamlet. Inscribed by John DePol on the page opposite the title page. The Jacket is price-clipped. View more info

Image for Kafka's Prayer

Kafka's Prayer

By: Goodman, Paul

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Vanguard Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004034


265 pages. An important critical work examining Kafka's thinking and writing. "Writing is Prayer." Clean throughout; tight binding. Head of the spine is pulled and frayed. View more info

Image for 491

491

By: Gorling, Lars; Anselm Hollo (translated from the Swedish by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1966

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001079


282 pages. Clean and tight; half-inch loss at tail of the joint. Otherwise very good. View more info

Image for K is for Killer

K is for Killer

By: Grafton, Sue

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001316


285 pages. Signed by Grafton on the title page. Top corner of front board bumped. View more info

Image for The Fallen Man

The Fallen Man

By: Hillerman, Tony

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers (harper collins): 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004343


294 pages. A reunion of Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee in the investigation of a long ago death on the sacred mountain, Ship Rock. Clean throughout, tight binding; about as new. View more info

Image for Discovery

Discovery

By: Hoving, Thomas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003709


302 pages. "The globe-trotting curators of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art ... make the archaeological discovery of a lifetime." Clean throughout. View more info

Image for Indian Summer

Indian Summer

By: Howells, William Dean; John Updike (Introduction)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1990

Seller ID: 003717


278 pages. A trip to Italy changes hearts' loves. Clean throughout. View more info

Image for The Wild Duck and Other Plays by

The Wild Duck and Other Plays by

By: Ibsen, Henrik; Eva Le Gallienne (Translated and Introduction)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1961

Seller ID: 004690


499 pages. The Wild Duck; Pillars of Society; The Lady from the Sea; Little Eyolf; John Gabriel Borkman; When We Dead Awaken.. Clean and bright throughout; boards bright; binding tight. Jacket price-clipped, lightly faded and soiled. View more info

Image for Aucassin and Nicolette

Aucassin and Nicolette

By: Lang, Andrew (Translated by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Outing Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 003053


No date. 72 pages; 2 pages of advertisements at the back; frontispiece portrait of Lang. "The Golden Books form a series of dainty little volumes representing the pure gold of literature." Embossed boards with stamped gilt decoration and titles. View more info

Image for Etruscan Places

Etruscan Places

By: Lawrence, D.H.; Massimo Pallottino (Foreword)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London / Siena, Olive Press with nuova immagine editrice: 1986

Seller ID: 004674


178 pages; 76 b&w illustrations. Lawrence's travel in Etruria in April, 1927. The illustrations are very good photos. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for The Tailor of Panama

The Tailor of Panama

By: Le Carre, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Seller ID: 000786


332 pages. View more info

Image for The Monkey Wrench

The Monkey Wrench

By: Levi, Primo; William Weaver (translated by)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1987

Seller ID: 004649


171 pages; short afterword by Levi follows. Clean; tight binding. View more info