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Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar - 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, an old ape repair on the bottom edge of the front panel and front flap, 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) Du... View more info

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Tarzan Lord of the Jungle - 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 of the Apes - 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. There is light sun fading on the head of the spine. The dust jacket is poor with heavy chipping, a piece missing from the head of the spine panel, tears and light stains (see images for details) and is in now in a fresh mylar sleeve for protection. (cas... View more info

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Tarzan the Terrible - 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. Binding is strong and stable. (case) Dust jacket present. View more info

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Tarzan the Untamed - Madison Square Edition with Dust Jacket

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $15.00

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, corner wear, and fading at the head of the spine. The dust jacket is poor with chipping, tears, light stains, and large sections torn from the front panel and head of spine (see images for details), and is in now in a fresh mylar sleeve for protection. Binding is stron... View more info

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The Beasts of Tarzan - 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. Binding is strong and stable. (case) Dust jacket present. 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


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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The Boss Came to Dinner and Other Stories

By: Sahni, Bhsham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop, 1972


Green and patterned cloth with worn gilt spine titles, belly band, 14.2 by 22.5 cm, 95 pp. plus 5 pages of publisher adverts, small binder’s ticket on the rear pastedown: “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” Very good with light wear to the boards and minor fading on the spine; the belly band has small tears and an old price scribbled out in pen. Sahni (1915 – 2003) was a Hindi writer, playwright, and actor, most f... 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


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

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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


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 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


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

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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


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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The George Eliot Murders - Signed 1st

By: Skom, Edith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press, 1995

Edition: First printing


Hardcover in dust jacket, 243 pp. Signed by Skom on a bookplate affixed to the ffep. Near fine hardcover with only light bumping to the lower corner of the front cover, in a near fine jacket. The second of three books in the Prof. Beth Austin mystery series which also includes he Mark Twain Murders and The Charles Dickens Murders. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wrap... View more info

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The Guilty - Signed 1st

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing (Hachette), 2015

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed


Hardcover with dust jacket, 15.5 by 23.5 cm, 420 pp. Signed by Baldacci on a publisher tipped-in leaf following the ffep. The hardcover is very good with light edge wear and a small dent on the bottom edge of the front cover; the unclipped jacket is very good with light edge 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... View more info

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The King's Deception - Signed First

By: Steve Berry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books (Random House), 2013

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed


Signed by Berry on a leaf tipped-in by the publisher following the ffep. Hardcover with dust jacket, 409 pp. Hardcover is near fine – appears unread – with a small remainder dot on the bottom edge of the textblock. The jacket is near fine with only faint shelf wear. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. (case) Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info