Refine search resultsSkip to search results
New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The author's first novel. Filmed in 1999 with Kirsten Dunst and Josh Hartnett.
New York: Random House, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Winner of the 1963 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Filmed in 1969 with Steve McQueen.
New York: Random House, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. A novel of the Snopes family.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, & Company, Inc., 1958. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A novel set in Alaska.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1941. Octavo, original blue cloth stamped in blind to front cover, stamped in cream and gold to spine panel, top edge stained blue. First trade edition. Filmed in 1945 with Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Winner of the 1997 National Book Award for fiction, Pulitzer Prize winner. Basis for the feature film.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, . Large octavo, publisher's boards with linen shelf back. First edition. One of 800 numbered copies signed by Frost. Crane A27.
New York: Atheneum, Publishers:, 1960. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's third book. A novel of the adventures of two sergeants at an U. S. Army base during the waning days of the Korean War. Filmed in 1963 featuring Steve McQueen, Jackie Gleason and Tuesday Weld.
New York: The John Day Company, . Octavo, boards. First U.S. edition. Novel of the famed race written by someone who has driven it.
London: The Readers Library Publishing Company Ltd., n.d., [c. mid 1920s]. Small octavo, original decorated maroon boards, front and spine panels stamped in gold. Later printing. Popular mass reprint edition. The Readers Library was established in 1924 to bring well known novels at the cheapest price to readers.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1944. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-3] 4-212 [213-214], oringal green cloth, front and spine stamped in blue. First edition. Takes place on a small Polynesian island during WW II where a airstrip is to be built.
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1970. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Fawcett # T2299. Paperback original. From the author of the Matt Helm books, a collection of the authors own stories on hunting, most first published in magazines.
New York, Hagerstown, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Essential Viet-Nam War novel which follows a Marine recruit through basic training and into combat at the seige of Khe Sanh. Basis for the film "Full Metal Jacket" directed by Stanley Kubrick from a script by Michael Herr and Hasford.
Zurich: Fretz & Wasmuth Verlag AG, . Octavo, two volumes; pp. [1-14] 15-451 ; [1-8] 9-441  [443-444: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, front panels stamped in gold, spine panels stamped in gold and black, top edges stained brown. First edition, first printing. This utopian novel set in the twenty-fifth century was the principal work for which Hesse received the 1946 Nobel Prize for Literature. The English translation became the capstone of the Hesse revival in America in the 1960s. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-212. Lewis, Utopian Literature, pp. 89-90. Negley, Utopian Literature 567. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 899-904. Bloch (2002) 1471. Not in Nagl.
Berlin: G. Fischer Verlag, . Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-64 [1-2: section title printed on yellow paper stock]  2-289 [290: printer's imprint] [291-292: blank], title page printed in red and black, original gray green wrappers printed in black, all edges untrimmed. First edition, first printing with "1. bis 15. Auflage 1927" on the copyright page. A classic fictional autobiography of an outsider who must learn to relate successfully to humanity and reality without sacrificing his ideals. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 5-137. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1821-5. Not in Bloch.
New York: Simon and Schuster, . Octavo, illustrations by William Steig, cloth. First edition. Signed inscription by Hodgins dated in 1947 on the upper corner of the front free endpaper. Made into a classic film in 1948 with Cary Grant, Myrna Loy and Melvyn Douglas. Remade in 2007 titled "Are We Done Yet?"
Hampton Falls, NH, Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc., . Octavo, cloth. First edition. From the front flap copy: "...a semi-autobiographical novel centering around Howard's friends and acquaintances and the towns in which he lived." "The time frame is from late 1924 [Howard was 18] to early 1928." Introduction by Glenn Lord.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956. Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Hunter on the title page.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1922. Octavo, original light blue cloth, top edge stained in blue. First edition. Author's second story collection.
New York: Random House, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The author's first book.
New York: Random House, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The author's second novel.
New York, Random House, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The author's second novel.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1893. Small octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-309 [310: blank] [311-312: ads], flyleaves at front and rear, original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, brown coated endpapers. First edition, first printing. The first printing comprised 2000 copies. Collects nine short stories. BAL 10902. Wright (III) 2980.
Chicago: Deaconess Advocate, . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-45 [46: blank] [47: illustration] [48: blank], illustrations, original buff pictorial wrappers printed in black, side stapled. First edition. "The Phebe Series, 1 January 1900, volume 1, number 4. An early work by Annie Fellows Johnston (1863–1931), American author of children's fiction who wrote the enormously popular The Little Colonel novels (a thirteen-book series beginning in 1895), which was the basis for the 1935 Shirley Temple film The Little Colonel. A fictionalized story based on factual cases, first published in the CENTRAL CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, of service by Methodists who volunteer to help the needy in the Chicago slums. Includes a photograph of Lucy Rider Meyer, the originator of the Deaconess work in the Methodist Episcopal Church in America.