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Les Miserables - Two Volumes, Complete

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Thompson & Thomas,


Hugo, Victor. Les Miserables. Chicago: Thompson & Thomas, nd [c.1880], two volumes, complete. Hardcovers, burgundy cloth with lightly dulled gilt spine titles, 13cm by 19cm, Vol. I: frontis, 196pp.; Vol. II: frontis, 237 pp. Light rubbing and spotting to the boards, minor sun fading on the spines, and the front free endpapers and half-titles have been removed from both copies. No writing or other marks. View more info

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Lynd Ward: Six Novels in Woodcuts - God’s Man, Madman’s Drum, Wild Pilgrimage, Prelude to a Million Years, Song Without Words, Vertigo

By: Lynd Ward, Art Spiegelman

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America, 2010

Edition: First printing


Ward, Lynd. Six Novels in Woodcuts: God’s Man, Madman’s Drum, Wild Pilgrimage, Prelude to a Million Years, Song Without Words, Vertigo. New York: Library of America, 2010, first printing. Two volumes, hardcovers in dust jackets with matching slipcases. The books are new, unread copies in fine condition with only the faintest signs of shelf wear to the slipcase (see images). No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboa... View more info

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Out of Control: A Novel - Signed

By: Dan Gerber

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Prentice-hall, 1974

Edition: First printing


Gerber, Dan. Out of Control. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1974, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 208 pp. Grey paper over orange cloth spine with black spine titles. Very good with light wear to the hardcover, foxing to the edges of the textblock, and a light musty smell. The jacket has light wear, some edge wear and yellowing, and a couple of tiny tears at the head of the spine panel. Inscribed and signed by Gerber on the half-title... View more info

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Plainsong - Signed 1st

By: Haruf, Kent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1999

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed


Hardcover in dust jacket, 16.5 by 24 cm, 301 pp. plus colophon. Signed by Haruf on the half-title page. Hardcover is near fine but for some sun fading along the bottom edges of the boards; in a fine jacket – appears unread. 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 books for discriminating ... View more info

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Press Photo of William S. Burroughs, 1984

By: [William S. Burroughs]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Sun-Times, 1984

Edition: Original


[William S. Burroughs] Press Photo of William S. Burroughs Chicago: Chicago Sun-Times, 1984 Glossy, black and white press photograph of Burroughs with multiple run dates stamped on verso – 1984, 1987 and 1997 – as well as other pen notes and a name label, 20.5 by 25.6 cm. Light edge wear, a small crease to the upper left corner and creases/cracks to the lower right corner. Some indentation of the writing on the verso can be seen on the front when you hold the imag... View more info

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Promotional Photograph of William S. Burroughs

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Island Red Label,

Edition: Original


Promotional photograph of William S. Burroughs. Island Red Label, not dated. Glossy black and white image, 20 by 25 cm, verso blank. Very good with light indentations that can be seen when you hold the image at just the right angle – as if the photo was placed on top of a CD case and put under weight. View more info

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Rabbit Redux

By: Updike, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1971

Edition: First printing


Updike, John. Rabbit Redux. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, red cloth with gilt and silver spine titles and author’s name in silver on front cover, turquoise topstain, 14 by 20.7 cm, 406 pp. The book is a fine, unread copy with a few tiny spots on the top edge. The jacket is near fine with faint sun fading on the spine and a 2 mm tear on the top edge of the front panel. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. ... View more info

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Republican Wives: A Novella - Signed

By: Harrison, Jim

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005

Edition: limited printing of 1000 copies

Inscription: Signed


Red cloth with gilt cover titles, no jacket as issued, 15.5 by 23.5 cm, 79 pp. Fine. Signed by Harrison on leaf following the ffep. A promotional book with a novella from the forthcoming collection The Summer He Didn’t Die (August 2005). A beautiful signed copy. (Orr and Torrey A48.a) First Edition. View more info

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Run - Signed 1st

By: Patchett, Ann

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers, 2007

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed


Hardcover with dust jacket, 295 pp. Signed by Patchett on a leaf “specially bound by the publisher” following the ffep. Very good hardcover and jacket with only faint signs of wear. 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 books for discriminating readers. Dust jacket present. First Edit... View more info

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S is for Silence - Signed First

By: Grafton, Sue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam’s Sons, 2005

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed


Hardcover in unclipped dust jacket, 16 by 23.5 cm, 74 pp. Signed by Grafton on the second free endpaper. Fine hardcover; very good plus jacket with only faint shelf wear on the edges and a “Signed Copy” sticker on the front panel. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. 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 books for discr... View more info

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Shakespeare Memorial Theatre – Stratford-upon-Avon – Opening Ceremonial

By: H.R.H. The Prince of Wales; Archibald D. Flower; A.K. Chesterton; John Masefield

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Board of Governors, 1932


Cord-bound, card wraps, 19.5 by 28.5 cm, frontis (reproduction of the First Folio title page), 24 pp., illus. Very good with light wear and uneven fading to the wraps, and some uneven yellowing on the endpapers only. Includes a card that reads “A Souvenir of Shakespeare’s Town from The Old Tudor House, Stratford-upon-Avon” (9.5 by 6.3 cm, fine). A beautifully-printed souvenir for the opening of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre on 23 April, 1932 (erected on a sit... View more info

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Stories: The Collected Stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle - Signed 1st

By: Boyle, T.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking, 1998

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed


Hardcover with dust jacket, 16.5 by 24 cm, 691 pp. Signed by Boyle on a leaf tipped-in by the publisher following the ffep. Hardcover is very good with a couple of tiny tears at the head of the spine and a bookseller’s label on the rear pastedown. The jacket is very good with light wear, edhe wear at the head of the spine panel, and a fine 4 cm slice on the rear panel (it can be faintly seen in our image). No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust ... View more info

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Success Stories

By: Russell Banks

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, 1986

Edition: First printing


Banks, Russell. Success Stories. New York: Harper & Row, 1986, first edition, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 14.5 by 21.5 cm, 183 pp. Fine hardcover in near fine jacket with only faint signs of shelf wear and light yellowing on the flaps. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Tarzan and the Ant Men - Madison Square Edition with Dust Jacket

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, nd


Grosset & Dunlap’s “Madison Square” series (cheaply produced WWII-era reprints). Hardcover with dust jacket. Hardcover is good with heavily yellowed leaves, foxing on the edges of the textblock and on the endpapers, and corner wear. The dust jacket is poor with chipping, tears and light stains (see images for details) and is in now in a fresh mylar sleeve for protection. Binding is strong and stable. (case) Dust jacket present. View more info

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Tarzan and the Golden Lion - Madison Square Edition with Dust Jacket

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, nd


Grosset & Dunlap’s “Madison Square” series (cheaply produced WWII-era reprints). Hardcover with dust jacket. Hardcover is good with heavily yellowed leaves, foxing on the edges of the textblock, and corner wear. The dust jacket is poor with chipping, tears and light stains (see images for details) and is in now in a fresh mylar sleeve for protection. (case) Dust jacket present. View more info