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The Socialist Novel in Great Britain: Towards the Recovery of a Tradition

By: H. Gustav Klaus, ed

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sussex, Harvester Press: 1982

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 132


Sussex: Harvester Press, 1982. First edition. Near Fine/good. Sussex: Harvester Press, 1982. First edition. Near Fine/good. The Harvester Press (Sussex), 1982, 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, black paper over boards with silver gilt spine titles. The book is near fine with only the faintest signs of shelf wear. The interior is clean and bright with no marks. The dust jacket is good with light edge wear, but the spine is heavily sun faded (see photo). No wr... 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

Seller ID: 1923


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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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

Seller ID: 2222


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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The Witch with No Name - SIGNED

By: Harrison, Kim

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2014

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1467


Harrison, Kim. The Witch with No Name. New York: Harper Voyager, 2014, first edition, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 16 by 23.5 cm, 462 pp. SIGNED by Harrison on the title page. Unread copy in near fine condition with only the faintest signs of shelf 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) is an open sho... 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

Seller ID: 2169


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

The Hemingway Papers 1920 to 1924: Toronto Star Exclusive Edition, More than 70 Original Hemingway Articles as they Appeared in the Star

By: Hemingway, Ernest; The Toronto Star

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Toronto Star: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 617


Toronto: The Toronto Star, 2012. First edition. Very Good +. Toronto: The Toronto Star, 2012. First edition. Very Good +. Hemingway, Ernest; The Hemingway Papers 1920 to 1924: Toronto Star Exclusive Edition, More than 70 Original Hemingway Articles as they Appeared in the Star. Toronto: The Toronto Star, not dated but published in 2012. Newsprint, 22 1/2 by 16-inches, four sections totaling 80 pp. Light edge wear and small edge tears on a few of the faintly ye... View more info

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The Complete Short Stories of Ernst Hemingway: The Finca Vigía Edition

By: Hemingway, Ernst; Foreword by John, Patrick, and Gregory Hemingway

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons: 1987

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 2210


Hardcover with dust jacket, dark orange paper over orange-tinted brown cloth spine with gilt spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, xviii 650 (1) pp. Near fine hardcover in a very good jacket with some light sun fading on the spine 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 discriminating ... View more info

Ash - SIGNED

By: Herbert, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2012

Edition: First UK edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1527


Herbert, James. Ash. London: Macmillan, 2012, first British printing, signed special edition. Hardcover with dust jacket in matching slipcase. Signed by the author on the limitation page. New, still sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. 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 to offering fine books for discriminating readers. Dust jack... View more info

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Les Miserables - Two Volumes, Complete

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Thompson & Thomas:

Seller ID: 1202


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

American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light (Beat Generation history) - SIGNED First

By: Iain Sinclair

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, Hammish Hamilton: 2013

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 968


Sinclair, Iain. American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light. London: Hamish Hamilton, 2013, first edition, first printing (precedes the American release). Hardcover with dust jacket (jacket unfolds into a stylized map of the United States). New, unread copy. SIGNED by Sinclair on the title page. Dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. Also included is “Cowboy/Deleted File,” a chapter that was removed from American Smoke, which is reproduced on twelve loose-le... View more info

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The First Editions of the Writings of Charles Dickens: Their Points and Values

By: John C. Eckels

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Martino Publishing: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 924


Eckel, John C. The First Editions of the Writings of Charles Dickens: Their Points and Values. Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, 2007. Hardcover, no jacket as issued, 6 1/4 by 9 1/4-inches, xvi, 272 pp. Tan cloth with navy spine titles. Fine, unread copy. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. A reprint of the 1932 edition published by Inman/Maggs. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB... View more info

Jacaranda 10

By: Kijewski, Bruce, ed., Charles Bukowski, Wanda Coleman, Miguel Asturias, et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, University of California: 1994

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 780


Los Angeles: University of California, 1994. First edition. Very Good +. Los Angeles: University of California, 1994. First edition. Very Good +. Kijewski, Bruce, ed. Jacaranda 10. Los Angeles: University of California, no. 10, 1994. Wraps, 5 1/2 by 8-inches, ii, 139 pp. Faint wear to covers and corners. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. Literary journal featuring poetry and fiction with contributions by Miguel Asturias, Charles Bukowski, Wa... 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

Seller ID: 1094


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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The Farce of the Drunk Monk: A 1-Act Sanskrit Play of the 7th Century

By: Mahendra-Varman, Raja; P. Lal, trans.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Calcutta, 1968

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 2332


Colophon states that this was published in an edition of 100 copies “each numbered and signed by the translator – but this copy is unsigned and unnumbered. Orange cloth with black spine titles and cover titles and decorations, dust jacket, 14.5 by 22.5 cm, 30 pp. plus colophon. Very good but for three small tape stains on the front and rear pastedown – and matching stains on the jacket flaps – where the dust jacket was once taped down. Aside from the tape stai... View more info

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The Full Cupboard of Life - Signed US 1st

By: McCall Smith, Alexander

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 2003

Edition: first printing of the first American edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2168


Hardcover in dust jacket, 14 by 21.5 cm, 198 pp. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: “For Kate from Alexander McCall Smith.” 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 dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Knowing - SIGNED Advance Reading Copy

By: McMillan, Rosalyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Warner: 1995

Edition: ARC

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1007


McMillan, Rosalyn. Knowing. New York: Warner Books, 1996, Advance Reading Copy (1995). Wraps, 151mm by 228mm, 405 pp. SIGNED and dated (9-16-95) by the author on the title page. Light wear to the edges and corners with a small upper corner crease on the front cover. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. From the author of This Side of Eternity and Blue Collar Blues. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ... View more info

In Tangier: Paul Bowles in Tangier, Jean Genet in Tangier, and Tennessee Williams in Tangier

By: Mohamed Choukri

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Telegram Books: 2009

Seller ID: 878


Brand new, still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap (the wrapping is partially open at the spine but the books haven't been removed and are in perfct condition). Three softcover volumes in a brown cloth slipcase. Includes Paul Bowles in Tangier, Jean Genet in Tangier, and Tennessee Williams in Tangier. 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, IOBA) is an open sho... View more info

An Arrow from Maraka

By: Mvona, Sambalikagwa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Blantyre, Malawil, Likhula: 2011

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 1450


Mvona, Sambalikagwa. An Arrow from Maraka. Blantyre, Malawi: Likhula Publications, 2011, first printing. Softcover, 12.5 by 18.2 cm, 224 pp. Very good with light rubbing on the covers and a small penciled “29” on the upper right corner of the front cover. No other writing, highlighting, names, or markings. Despite the fact thathis books are difficult to obtain outside of Africa, Mvona is an internationally recognized novelist and poet. From the back cover: “Bw... View more info

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An Annotated Mahabharata Bibliography

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1967

Seller ID: 2333


Yellow cloth with black spine titles and cover decorations, dust jacket, 14.5 by 22.5 cm, 33 pp. Good with light bumping to the corners, some faint black smudges on the covers, and three small tape stains on the front and rear pastedown – and matching stains on the jacket flaps – where the dust jacket was once taped down. Aside from the tape stains, the dust jacket has fading on the spine panel and large chips at the head and tail of the spine. The Mahabharata, on... View more info

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The Lemon Tree of Modern Sex and Other Essays

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1974

Seller ID: 2597


Pink/purple and patterned cloth with gilt spine titles, lacks jacket, 14.5 by 22.2 cm, 106 pp. Inscribed, signed and dated (Calcutta 1974) by P. Lal on the ffep. Very good but for sun fading on the spine and a bookplate on the half-title page. Has a label on the rear pastedown that reads “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” Includes essays on Samuel Beckett, Dante, Albert Camus, Somerset Maugham, Evelyn Waugh, Edith... View more info