02 March 2006

All the Kings Men - Warren, Robert Penn

Book Description: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1946. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Stated first edition in original burgandy cloth with gilt to spine and slight edge wear. PO signature to fep. Later state jacket with Sinclair Lewis's statement inside rear flap. Jacket clipped at corners with edge-wear and chipping to extremities. Faint sunning to jacket spine. Bookseller Inventory # X235. US$ 1800.00

The Glass Key - Hammett, Dashiell

Book Description: Alfred A. Knopf, London, 1931. Cloth. Book Condition: Good+. No Jacket. First Edition. Shelf wear to extremities. Spine ends bumped and rubbed. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Spine darkened. Covers and spine a bit dirty. Key design on spine a bit rubbed. Title and author in red ink on spine. Small stain 1/3'' in diameter to front cover. Bookstore identity sticker to rear inside pastedown. Bookseller Inventory # X498. US$ 1950.00

Good-bye to All That - Graves, Robert

Book Description: Jonathan Cape, London, 1929. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dustjacket price-clipped at corners with edgwear. Rear ofjJacket bears two small puncture holes. Foxing to endpapers. 448pps. Mild foxing to edges. Pictoral frontis of Gaves facing title page. This book was originally announced as "Up to Yesterday." Contains Sassoon's rhymed letter, pp.341-343 and the true explanation of the story of the knockings in the night, p. 290. Bookseller Inventory # X222. US$ 2195.00

Tarzan of the Apes - Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Book Description: A. C. McClurg, Chicago, 1914. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition, 1st State. Published June 1914. No acorn on spine. Dark red cloth with gold lettering on spine. Black and white drawing on title page by Fred J. Arting. Front cover slightly rubbed. Gold in lettering rubbed in several place especially "s" in "Apes." Rear cover slightly rubbed. Spine a lightly faded and dirty. Spine gold lettering rubbed off, especially in the title. Top of spine has 1/8" closed tear. Corners slightly rubbed. Top front corner bumped. Fep shows erasure in center. Front hinge seperated after front free endpaper. A very good attractive edition, all else considered. Bookseller Inventory # X416. US$ 2500.00

Death in the Afternoon - Hemingway, Ernest

Book Description: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York & London, 1932. Cloth. Book Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "A" with colophon on copyright page. Book shows shelf wear with minor scuffing to covers. Spine ends bumped with a hint of fraying. Decorative patterned gilt to spine. Author name in gilt to front cover bright and clear. Juan Gris frontispiece with tissue guard. Pictoral jacket. Jacket shelf worn with chips and fraying to extremities & wear to gutter creases. Jacket front & rear text and illustrations are very clear and legible. Profusely illustrated with photos. 517pps. Bookseller Inventory # X340. US$ 3200.00