Search Results


Subject : Rare Literature and Fiction from Rose's Books, IOBA [X]
Results 1 - 20 of 882
Sort by:

Tools

Add to my want list
E-mail search
Link to search
Listing Members
New search

Search within these results


More search options

Narrow your search

Filter by condition:
VG or better (610)
Fine or New (93)

Filter by binding:
Hardcover (742)
Paperback (78)

Filter by attribute:
First editions (555)
With dust jacket (297)
Signed (62)
With photos (2)

Filter by country:
United States (882)
1) 14 Stories
Dixon, Stephen
 
Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2002. First edition. 145 pp. Stephen Dixon's stories and novels have an original, immediately recognizable sound and feel -- a weird blend of Franz Kafka and Frank Capra. Winner of a 1977 O. Henry Prize, Dixon calls his 14 Stories "urban dramas". Dustjacket has three small internally repaired tears, corners bumped. Near fine in a very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$26.00
2) "A Child's History of England" parts appearing in Household Words
Dickens, Charles
 
New York: Angell, Engle & Hewitt, Publishers First Edition. Sections of "A Child's History of England" appearing in periodical form. Chapter XX, XXII, XLI in various copies of Household Words bound together as "Selections from Household Words" and published by James Miller. Front hinge cracked, pages toned. Tear to edges of cloth, bubbling. Fair condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound Periodicals. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$125.00
3) AMONG MY BOOKS
Lowell, James Russell
 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1886. Early reprint. 12mo. Half calf over marble boards, matching marble endpapers and matching marble page edges. Contemporary signature of Gertrude M. Cleveland dated in year of publication. 380 pp. Leather spine labels cracked, some pieces missing, revealing calf underneath. Edges rubbed. Solid book in otherwise good condition.. Early Reprint. Half-Leather. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$42.00
4) The Abandoned Room, The International Adventure Library, Three Owls Edition
Camp, Wadsworth
 
New York: W. R. Caldwell, 1917. New York: Caldwell, c. 1917. Reprint. 12mo. Cloth binding. Light fading to spine. Very good.. Reprint. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$20.00
5) The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green (3 volumes in 1)
Bede, Cuthbert (Pseudonym of Edward Bradley)
 
New York: Carleton, 1875. No edition stated, possible first. Decorative green silk binding, blindstamped in black with gold titles. 112 pp. Purple endpapers. Antique ex-library with attractive hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate no pocket, minimal markings. Boards skewed, some rubs to boards, fraying top of spine, light edgewear. Very good condition.. First Edition. Silk. Very Good. Illus. by Author. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$300.00
6) The Adventures of Gil Blas
Le Sage, Alain Rene
 
Unknown: Unknown, 1867. Sadly lacking the title page. An interesting edition of The Adventures of Gil Blas in English. Library bookplate dated January, 1867, so published before that date. Illustrated throughout with engravings and decorations. 767 pp. Unusual red silk decorative binding with a moire diamond design, gold titles. Light foxing. Complete in one volume. Very good condition.. Silk. Very Good. Illus. by Unknown. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
7) The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God
Shaw, (George) Bernard
 
New York: Dodd Mead, 1933. New York: Dodd Mead, 1933. First American edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 75 pp. Designed and engraved by John Farleigh. Decorated endpapers. John Farleigh, also known as Frederick William Charles Farleigh, was an English wood-engraver, noted for his illustrations of George Bernard Shaw's work The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God, which caused controversy when released due to the religious, sexual and racial themes within the writing and John Farleigh's com... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
8) The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan
Morier, James
 
London: Cresset, 1949. London, Cresset, 1949. Reprint. 8vo. Light blue cloth with dark blue lettering embossed on spine, 460 pp. This delightful book has been entertaining readers since it was first published in 1824. Told in the first person, it allows the author to stand aside and let the anti-hero Hajji Baba reveal and confess himself freely to us, without interruption. We cannot judge him; he amuses too well. Very minor dog earring at top and bottom of dust jacket spine. Binding's spine is slightly... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$28.00
9) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. With an introduction
Anonymous
 
New York: Cassell & Company No publication date, c. 1900. Highly decorative gold silk binding, blindstamped, with different textures and colors of gilt, black titles and floral decorations, continued to spine. Rear board stamped in blind with floral pattern. Lemon endpapers. Frontispiece plus 30 full-page black and white illustrations by Dore, plus additional illustrations in the text. Two short 5 cm. tears top of spine and a couple of nicks to edge of front board, soiling to rear. Pages lightly toned. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$175.00
10) The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A., in the Rocky Mountains and the Far West: Digested from his journals and illustrated from various other sources. Author's Revised Edition. Irving's Works X.
Irving, Washington
 
New York: Putnam, 1865. Early reprint 1849. Author's revised edition. Irving's Works X. Green cloth binding, blindstamped, gilt titles. 428 pp. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. Chipping top of spine, foxing to endpapers, first signature cracked. Good condition.. Early Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
11) The Affair at the Inn
Wiggin, Kate Douglas;Findlater, Mary;Findlater, Jane;McAulay, Allan
 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904. First edition. 12mo. Beige cloth boards decorated with black inn and old red car, red car on rear board. Frontispiece plus 5 illustrations. Soil mark to one page. Very good.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Justice, Martin. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
12) The Affliction of St. Thomas, A Play in One Act, Repertory Plays, No. 145
Sladen-Smith, F
 
London & Glasgow: Gowans & Gray Ltd., 1933. London: Gowans & Gray, 1933. First edition. 16mo Wrappers. Previous owner's bookplate. Near fine in fine printed tissue jacket. . First Edition. Wrappers. Near Fine/Fine. Illus. by MacNaughton, Alan G.. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
13) The Affliction of St. Thomas, A Play in One Act, Repertory Plays, No. 145
Sladen-Smith, F
 
London & Glasgow: Gowans & Gray Ltd., 1933. London: Gowans & Gray, 1933. First edition. 16mo. Wrappers. Previous owner's bookplate. Near fine in fine printed tissue jacket. . First Edition. Wrappers. Near Fine/Fine. Illus. by MacNaughton, Alan G.. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
14) Air Force Girl
Shann, Renee
 
New York: Triangle Books, 1942. Reprint. 12 mo. Turquoise cloth binding with black decoration to front board and spine, black on yellow titles. All edges yellow. 275 pp. "Love for an R.A.F. Lieutenant complicates the life of Jane Lambolt of the WAAFs." Light toning to paper. Light skew to boards. Bright dustjacket with wear mainly at spine, a couple of small chips. Near fine in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6&frac3... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
15) Albert Lunel. A Novel
Brougham, Henry Lord
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1872. First American Edition London, March, 1872, published posthumously. 8vo. Bound in new cloth binding, gilt titles. Written in 1844 but suppressed by the author for private reasons. A memorial to his daughter, who pre-deceased him. 166 pp., double-column format. Flattened fold to corner of title, a few ticks in pencil. Very good in new binding.. First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$260.00
16) Alexandra; Cassandra; Lycophronis Chalcidensis Alexandra, Cum Graecis Isaaci Tzetzis Commentariis. Accedunt Versiones, Variantes Lectiones, Emendationes, Annotationes, & Indices necessarii.Cura et Opera Johannis Potteri
Lycophron
 
Oxonii: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1697. Oxonii: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1697. First edition. Folio. Quarter leather. Frontispiece engraving. Engraved title page. Imprimatur Fitz-herb. Adams. iii. Lycophronis vita e suida, 2 pp. In hoc Libro continentur, 1 pp. Prolgeomena in Greek and Latin, 4 pp. Alexandra, in Greek and Latin, 145 pp. with notes and variants; Cassandra in Latin iambic, pp. 149-183. Index of Greek words, 22 pp. Index or words appearing in commentaries, 4 pp. Author index, 2 pp. Annotations to C... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$500.00
17) The Alhambra, Author's Revised Edition
Irving, Washington
 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1865. New York: Putnam's, 1865. Originally written in 1851. 16mo. Dark green leather, gilt decoration and title on front and spine. Gilt top. Vignette with protective tissue. Decoration at the top of each new chapter or section, end of chapter, and first letter of chapter. A travel book describing an expedition from Seville to Granada. Spine faded, fraying top and bottom of spine, corners bumped, light edgewear. Previous owner 1877 on title page. Very good condition.... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
18) The Alhambra, Author's Revised Edition
Irving, Washington
 
New York: G. P. Putnam, Hurd & Houghton, 1865. First thus. Marble boards over cloth. Double vignettes. 425 pp. Antique ex-library. Purchased directly from the historical collection of one of the USA's oldest institutions and bearing its hand-dated and hand-numbered bookplate. Water stain on last page and endpaper. Occasional foxing. Hinges cracked. Good condition.. First Thus. Quarter Cloth. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
19) Alice of Old Vincennes
Thompson, Maurice
 
Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill, 1900. Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill, 1900. First edition, later printing. 12mo. Decorative green silk binding with image of fort, decoration in gilt, blue and red.420 pp. page 420 is not blank. Slight wear to corners. Near fine.. First Edition. Decorative Silk. Near Fine. Illus. by Yohn, F. C.. 12 mo.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
20) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass,
Carroll, Lewis
 
London: Macmillan, 1932. London: Macmillan, 1932. 2 volumes. Reprint. Seventieth thousand of Looking-Glass, 224 pp., ninety-eighth thousand of Wonderland, 195 pp. Identical format to first editions. Rec cloth decorated with gilt, black and white illustrations by Tenniel, ruled in gilt, all edges gilt. Spines faded, brief gift inscription in both. Solid copies, cloth and gilt bright. Attractive older set. Very good.. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Tenniel, John. 12mo - over 6¾" -... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$225.00
Results 1 - 20 of 882
Sort by:

Want to know if we find this book?

Want lists are free e-mail notifications if a book you're looking for becomes available for sale. Existing members login here to add this search to your want list.
Your name:
Your e-mail address (e.g., yourname@yourprovider.com):
Choose a password:
Re-type your password:
Would you like to receive our monthly newsletter?
Note: We will not disclose your personal information to any third-party companies or organizations