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A Second Life: A Collected Nonfiction - Limited Edition, Signed

By: Dan Gerber

Price: $75.00

Publisher: East Lansing, Michigan State University Press: 2001

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1023


Gerber, Dan. A Second Life: A Collected Nonfiction. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2001, signed limited edition of 130 copies. This copy is, probably, number four – the number on the limitation page looks like an “I” was lined out and “4” written next to it (see the image). Cloth with leather spine label and matching slipcase. Fine/Fine. Signed by Gerber on the limitation page. Not poetry, but a collection of essays from the poet, as the ... View more info

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A Second Life: A Collected Nonfiction Signed

By: Dan Gerber

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Lansing, Michigan State University Press: 2001

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1413


Gerber, Dan. A Second Life: A Collected Nonfiction. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2001, first printing. Near fine hardcover with very good dust jacket. Signed by Gerber on the title page. Not poetry, but a collection of essays from the poet, as the publisher states: "A Second Life brings together the best of Dan Gerber's previously published essays and magazine stories, many of which have appeared in magazines such as Outside, Playboy, Sports Afield, and... View more info

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COLD FIRE - SIGNED Limited Edition

By: Dean Koontz

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1991

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1005


Koontz, Dean. Cold Fire. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1991, first printing, number 500 of a limited edition of 750. SIGNED by Koontz on the limitation page. Hardcover with dust jacket and matching slipcase. Hardcover and jacket are fine, slipcase is near fine with only faint shelf wear and a couple of very light dings. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB... View more info

The Comprehensive Subject Index to Universal Prose Fiction - SIGNED First Ed

By: Dixson, Zella Allen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1897

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 411


Hardcover, no dust jacket, 5 1/4 by 7 1/2-inches, ix, 421 pp. Coated red cloth with dulled gilt spine titles. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the ffep: “Miss Alice S. Kellogg, A ‘Merry Christmas’ from the author, Zella Allen Dixson.” Heavy sun fading to the spine (the red cloth is now brown) and along the top edge of the front cover. Light rubbing to the corners and some scuffing on the boards. The front and rear hinges are cracked, but the mull and bi... View more info

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Fables Less and Less Fabulous: English Fables and Parables of the Nineteenth Cenury and heir Illustrations

By: Dolvers, Horst

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newark, University of Delaware Press: 1997

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 1865


Hardcover with dust jacket. Hardcover is near fine, jacket is very good with minor edge wear, a couple of tiny edge tears, and minor fading on the spine panel. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Bookwoman’s Last Fling - Signed 1st

By: Dunning, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2006

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2137


Dunning, John. The Bookwoman’s Last Fling. New York: Scribner, 2006, first edition, first printing. Hardcover in dust jacket, mustard-colored paper over brown cloth with gilt spine titles, 337 (1) pp. Signed and dated (6-16-06) on the title page. Fine in fine jacket, No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedic... View more info

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Booked to Die

By: Dunning, John

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons: 1992

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2157


Hardcover in dust jacket, blue paper over navy cloth spine with metallic blue spine titles, 14.5 by 21.5 cm, xiv 321 pp. Signed by Dunning on a laid-in bookplate. Fine hardcover in fine jacket. A stunning copy of the first Cliff Janeway mystery novel. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine bo... View more info

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Hardball - Signed 1st

By: D’Amato, Barbara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons: 1990

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2131


Hardcover in dust jacket, 210 pp. Signed by D’Amato on the title page: “2/14/90 Best wishes! Barbara D’Amato.” Near fine hardcover with minor wear at the extremities. Jacket in near fine with light yellowing on the flaps. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. A very nice copy of D’Amato’s first Cat Marsala mystery novel. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (M... View more info

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The People of the Abyss

By: England, George Allan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Avalon Books: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2179


Hardcover with dust jacket, tan cloth with red spine titles, 14 by 20 cm, 192 pp. Near fine hardcover with light yellowing of the leaves in a near fine jacket with light fading on the spine panel. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. England (1877-1936) was a prolific American writer and explorer, best known for his speculative and science fiction. He attended Harvard University and later in life unsuccessfully r... View more info

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Hemingway’s Nick Adams

By: Flora, Joseph M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University: 1982

Seller ID: 1907


Green cloth with orange spine titles, dust jacket, 14.5 by 22.3 cm, (xvii) 285 pp. Near fine hardcover, in a very good jacket with some wear and small tears at the head of the spine panel and flap creases and a couple of very light drip marks. No writing, highlighting, names or other marks. “Making a strong case for the central place of Nick Adams in the body of Hemingway’s work, this study by Flora follows the development of Nick as a character from youth to adole... View more info

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Bright Shiny Morning - Signed First Edition

By: Frey, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2008

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2058


Signed by the author on a leaf tipped in by the publisher. Hardcover with dust jacket, 501 pp. Fine, unread copy in a fine jacket with a “Signed First Edition” label on the cover panel. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. Dust jac... View more info

Stavrogin's Confession: Suppressed Chapters from The Possessed; Including Dostoevsky and Parricide, A Psychoanalytic Study of the Author by Sigmund Freud

By: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Sigmund Freud

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, Lear Publishers: 1947

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 158


New York: Lear Publishers, 1947. First edition thus. Very Good/fair. New York: Lear Publishers, 1947. First edition thus. Very Good/fair. 1947, 1st thus, Lear Publishers (New York). Translated by Virginia Wools and S.S. Koteliansky, and including "Dostoevsky and Parricide," a psychoanalytic study of the author by Sigmund Freud. This edition was published by Lear without the permission of the translators or the Hogarth Press, who published the true first in ... View more info

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Trail-Makers of the Middle Border

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1926

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 1817


Black cloth with gilt spine titles and red and gilt cover titles and decorations, faded pink top-stain, illustrated endpapers, dust jacket, 13.5 by 19.5 cm, 426 pp. Very good with light wear to the extremities; the jacket has edge wear with several chips and tears. A beautiful copy in its rare jacket. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA) is an open shop dedicated... View more info

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The Long Home - Signed First

By: Gay, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, MacMurray & Beck: 1999

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2568


Black paper-covered boards over black cloth spine with silver spine titles, 16 by 23.5 cm, 257 pp. Fine in fine jacket. Signed on the title page by the author. A beautiful, unread first printing of the late-author’s first novel, a Southern Gothic classic. “In a literary voice that is both original and powerfully unsettling, William Gay tells the story of Nathan Winer, a young and headstrong Tennessee carpenter who lost his father years ago to a human evil that is ... View more info

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The Long Home - Signed First

By: Gay, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, MacMurray & Beck: 1999

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2569


Black paper-covered boards over black cloth spine with silver spine titles, 16 by 23.5 cm, 257 pp. Fine in fine jacket. Signed on the title page by the author. A beautiful, unread first printing of the late-author’s first novel, a Southern Gothic classic. “In a literary voice that is both original and powerfully unsettling, William Gay tells the story of Nathan Winer, a young and headstrong Tennessee carpenter who lost his father years ago to a human evil that is ... View more info

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The Long Home - Signed First

By: Gay, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, MacMurray & Beck: 1999

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2570


Black paper-covered boards over black cloth spine with silver spine titles, 16 by 23.5 cm, 257 pp. Fine in fine jacket. Signed on the title page by the author. A beautiful, unread first printing of the late-author’s first novel, a Southern Gothic classic. “In a literary voice that is both original and powerfully unsettling, William Gay tells the story of Nathan Winer, a young and headstrong Tennessee carpenter who lost his father years ago to a human evil that is ... View more info

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A Voice from the River

By: Gerber, Dan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press: 1990

Edition: second printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2160


Wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm, 195 (1) pp. Signed and dated (1990) by Gerber on the title page. Very good, unread copy with only minor signs of shelf wear to the wraps and light foxing on the top edge of the textblock. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. View more info

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Grass Fires

By: Gerber, Dan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press: 1989

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2161


Wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm, 161 pp. Inscribed and signed by Gerber on the first leaf: “For Diane, with my best wishes, Dan Gerber / June 22, 1990.” Very good with only minor wear to the wraps. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. A collection of the author’s stories. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. View more info

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Grass Fires

By: Gerber, Dan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press: 1989

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2162


Wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm, 161 pp. Signed and dated (1990)by Gerber on the title page.: “ Near fine, unread copy. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. A collection of the author’s stories. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. View more info

The Vicar of Wakefield

By: Goldsmith, Oliver; George Thomas, illustrator

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Sampson, Low, Son and Co.: 1861

Seller ID: 585


Hardcover, 5 1/2 by 7 7/8-inches, viii, 133 pp. Beveled, decorative boards, gilt spine and cover titles and decorations on green cloth, all edges gilt. Corners and head and tail of spine lightly worn through cloth, a few faint spots on the front and rear boards. Light foxing to the first and last dozen pages with a few other light spots and marks on the front endpaper. There is a tiny (1 by 1/4-inch), antique book label on the front pastedown for C.H. Dwinelle / Berk... View more info