Topic: Modern Fiction [x]
Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books [x]
[CALIFORNIA FICTION] PRIESTLEY, J.B.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1938.
Apocalyptic fantasy, set in the Mojave Desert of California, in which a doomsday cult with an atomic weapon threatens world anihilation. BRIANS, "Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic more
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935.
Black cloth (hardcover); dustjacket; 344pp. Lengthily inscribed by Lampson in year of publication, including a quote from p.224 of the book; inscription dated in year more
BROOKS, Gwendolyn, ed
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1971.
Octavo; printed wrappers; 188pp. Fine. Rear cover collage by Nikki Giovanni. There was a simultaneous issue in cloth; this is the more common soft-cover issue. more
STEIN, Gertrude; Sherwood Anderson, foreword
New York: Something Else Press, .
Octavo (20cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket, green topstain; 419pp. Very light wear, else Near Fine. Facsimile of the original, 1922, edition. 2000 more
London: Macmillan and Co, 1934.
Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in orange pictorial dust jacket, green topstain; x,200pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed with a few tiny losses, some light tape more
MOORE, Marianne, play; Maria Edgeworth, novel
New York: House of Books, 1962.
Limited to 300 copies of which this is no. 75. Slim 12mo (19.5cm.); original blue gilt-lettered cloth, glassine dust jacket; ,vi,88pp. Spine a hint cocked, more
DE CASSERES, Benjamin; Eugene O'Neill, foreword
New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1928.
Limited to 1250 copies of which this is no. 669. Slim octavo (24.5cm.); original parchment-backed gilt-lettered boards, glassine dust jacket and paper-covered slipcase; xi,,44pp. Chipping more
LAUGHLIN, James (editor)
Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1937.
Attractive copy of the second New Directions anthology, containing contributions by Henry Miller, Kay Boyle, Lorine Niedecker, James Laughlin, Christopher Young, William Carlos Williams, E.E. more
[STELOFF, Frances] PUTNAM, Samuel; Dudley Fitts; William Carlos Williams (introductions)
New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1941.
Octavo. Wire-bound pictorial card wrappers; 90pp; illus. Very Good, unmarked copy. Landmark retrospective catalog of the Gotham Book Mart, with personal recollections throughout by various more
POWELL, Ida F.
Boston: Chapman & Grimes, 1939.
Fictionalized (but highly detailed & accurate) account of "Uncle Sam's secret agents in tracking down dealers in marijuana, cocaine, and other debasing drugs." Not in more
Brown, Rollo Walter
New York: D. Appleton-Century Co, 1937.
Octavo. Black cloth (hardcover); dustjacket; 237pp. Mild dusting to boards, jacket spine slightly darkened, else a handsome copy, INSCRIBED by the author in year of more
London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1959.
Near Fine/Near Fine. First English Edition. 12mo. Brown cloth (hardcover); 316pp. A tight, clean, unmarked copy, about Fine in a very clean, near-fine pictorial dustjacket more
SIMS, Dee Phillips
Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, .
Octavo (21.5cm.); original simulated cloth, tan pictorial dust jacket; ,62pp. Fine. Pennsylvania-born author's first book, a collection of autobiographical, fictional, and poetry pieces primarily about more
[New York: Oliphant Press, 1975].
Limited to 500 copies of which this is no. 111. Octavo (24.25cm.); original grey printed stitched wrappers, French flaps, deckled edges; unpaged; title page printed more
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1965.
Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; ,253pp. Some light shelf-wear to jacket and cloth extremities, strip of discoloration of front pastedown, else Very more
BIANCHI, Martha Gilbert Dickinson
New York: Duffield & Company, 1915.
Octavo (19.25cm.); original maroon cloth, upper cover lettered in blind, decorative gilt-lettered spine; ,408pp. Very minor foxing to textblock fore-edge, else Fine. Scarce novel by more
London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, .
Limited to 900 copies of which this is no. 279. Small, slim octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth-backed decorative boards in matching dust jacket; ,66pp. Boards and more
Dallas: New London Press, 1979.
Libretto from the opera written with Joe Baber. Limited Issue, one of 250 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.48. Octavo; publisher's more
Dallas: New London Press, 1979.
Libretto from the opera written with Joe Baber. First Printing. Octavo; navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; iv,67,pp. more
London: William Heinemann Ltd, .
Small octavo (19cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; viii,163pp. General shelf wear and toning to jacket extremities, smallish to spine foot with crude tape more