Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd
[David, Richard, Editor]
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981.
First Edition, thus, of one of the great monuments of historical writing, first published in 1589. As New (unread). N. B. With few exceptions (always more
London: Jonathan Cape, 1956.
First Printing. Near Fine (offsetting to end papers) publisher's red boards with bright silver lettering and a beautiful lavender top stain, in a Near Fine more
New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1957.
Stated First Printing. Fine (appears unread) black boards with bright gilt lettering and undiminished green top stain, in a Near Fine (two odd dabs of more
WILLIAMS, Tennessee (1911-1983)
London: Secker & Warburg, 1960.
8vo: 223,pp. Publisher's French blue coarsely woven V cloth, spine stamped in silver, top edge stained yellow, illustrated dust jacket priced 18s. Absolutely Fine, in more
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1919.
First Edition of the author's first book of poetry. Fine stiff card covers, in a Fine blue wrapper with black titles and decor. The first more
London: Chatto and Windus, 1962.
First UK Printing (no additional printings noted). Fine (probably unread) copy of the author's scarce first book in a Near Fine (moderate fading of spine, more
New York: Knopf, 1965.
Stated First Edition. A Fine copy (save for a very sweet inscription in a lovely hand), quarter-bound in publisher's green cloth over green boards, with more
Robinson, Edwin Arlington
New York: Macmillan, 1925.
First Printing (published March, 1925, with no additional printings noted). Fine burgundy cloth boards with crisp white labels printed in black; lacking the dust jacket. more
Naipaul, V. S.
New York: Vanguard Press, 1959.
First Printing (no subsequent printings noted) of the author's first book to be published. Original black cloth, Fine (and likely unread), in Near Fine or more
CALVINO, Italo (1923-1985)
London: Jonathan Cape, 1970.
First Printing of the first English-language edition (translated, from the Italian, by the inestimable William Weaver) of T con zero). Small 8vo: ,152pp. Publisher's black more
FAULKNER, William (1897-1962)
New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1935.
First Printing (February, 1935, on copyright page), in First Issue dust jacket (with correct titles listed on rear panel). 8vo: 315,pp. Publisher's cobalt-blue cloth, spine more
GORDIMER, Nadine (1923-2014)
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1956.
First Printing (stated) of the author's second collection of stories to be published in the United States. Near Fine or better (slight soiling and toning more
New York: Knopf, 1963.
First American Edition (stated) of the author's first book, a collection of short stories. About Fine blue paper-covered boards with a purple cloth spine and more
NY: Knopf, 1975,
Stated First Edition. As New and Unread in a bright pictorial dust jacket with a wraparound detail from Bruegel's painting 'The Harvesters.' Signed by the more
Moss, Howard [with drawings by Edward Gorey]
New York: Saturday Review Press/ E. P. Dutton, 1974.
First Edition, so stated. A virtually flawless copy of this amusing collaboration. As New orange paper-covered boards with bright orange lettering on an oatmeal-colored cloth more
[Hogarth] BUTLER, Samuel (bap.1613, d.1680)
London: printed for C. Hitch, G. Hawkins, C. Bathurst, J. Tonson, J. Worral, R. Baldwin, T. Longman, J. Bathoe, C. Corbett, T. Lownds, G, 1764.
"Best edition" (Lowndes), with Grey's annotations and Hogarth's plates. Complete in two octavo volumes, with engraved half-length portrait of the author by Vertue and 16 more
Mencken, H[enry] L[ouis]
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941.
First Edition (so stated). About Fine (very slightly age-toned) oatmeal cloth over boards, all corners and binding square and tight, in a Near Fine (a more
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
First Printing (number line descending to "1" on the copyright page). As New and apparently unread. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only more
London: Secker & Warburg, 1962.
First UK Edition (no additional printings mentioned) of the author's third book. Fine publisher's black cloth-covered boards, the spine brightly stamped with silver lettering, in more
New York: Norton, 2002.
First Edition (so stated, with full number line). As New (and unread) copy of the author's first book, a collection of stories that won the more