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The Avyakta Upanisad [Avyakta Upanishad][

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal], translator

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1969

Seller ID: 2599


Purple cloth with gilt spine titles, dust jacket, 14.7 by 22.8 cm, [30] pp. Hardcover is very good; jacket is good with light edge wear, a few chips, yellowing on the spine, and a spot of skinning on the upper corner of the front panel where it looks like a label was peeled off. Has a label on the rear pastedown that reads “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” The Avyakta Upanishad is a Sanskrit text and a minor Upani... View more info

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The Isa Upanisad [Isha Upanishad]

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal], translator

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1971

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 2601


Oatmeal and patterned cloth with worn gilt spine titles, belly band, 14.7 by 22.2 cm, 33 [3] pp. Hardcover is very good; belly band is very good with yellowing on the spine. Has a label on the rear pastedown that reads “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” The Isha Upanishad is one of the shortest Upanishads, embedded as the final chapter of the Shukla Yajurveda. It is a Mukhya (primary) Upanishad, and is known in tw... View more info

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The Writers Workshop Handbook of Assamese Literature: Volume One A-D

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]; Prithvinath Shastri

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1972

Seller ID: 2600


Orange and patterned cloth with worn gilt spine titles, lacks jacket, 14.7 by 22.3 cm, 106 pp. plus four pages of publisher ads. Very good with light wear to the lower corners. Has a label on the rear pastedown that reads “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” Part bibliography, part biographical dictionary of Assamese writers and works. Purushottama Lal (1929 – 2010), commonly known as P. Lal, was an Indian poet, e... 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

Seller ID: 2149


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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Invisible - Signed 1st

By: Patterson, James; David Ellis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown and Comany: 2014

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2146


Hardcover with dust jacket, 401 pp. plus a 13-page excerpt from Patterson’s “Burn.” Boldly signed by Patterson on the title page. Near fine hardcover with bumping at the head and tail of the spine, in a 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 read... View more info

Hour Upon the Stage

By: Pinchot, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Muskegon, Michigan, The Examiner, Inc.: Late 1970's

Seller ID: 1421


Pinchot, Ann. Hour Upon the Stage. Muskegon, Michigan: The Examiner, Inc., first published in 1929, this softcover edition is not dated (though the cover artwork is dated 1977). Wraps, 13.5 by 21.4 cm, 207 pp. Very good with very light cover and corner wear. "The motives of a town's leading citizen and benefactor, small-minded greed, and the Jewish community are scathingly portrayed here. Set in 'Muskenaw' (Muskegon)" (Michigan in the Novel, 1136). No writ... View more info

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When Mayflowers Blossom: A Romance of Plymouth’s First Years

By: Plumb, Albert H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York/Chicago/Toronto/London/Edinburgh, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1914

Seller ID: 1819


Yellow-orange cloth with black titles and decorations, 14 by 20.8 cm, 506 pp. plus 6 pages of publisher ads. Very good with light wear to the extremities. Lacks dust jacket. On the front pastedown there is an unused universal bookplate affixed over another bookplate. No writing or other marks. View more info

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Accordion Crimes - Signed

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1996

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2153


First printing of this “signed edition,” with no price on the jacket and “signed limited edition” and “not for sale” printed on the rear jacket panel. Hardcover with dust jacket, 16 by 24 cm, 381 pp. Signed by Proulx on a tipped-in limitation leaf following the ffep. Number 1,092 of 2,500 copies. The hardcover is near fine – it appears unread – and the jacket is very good with light edge wear and minor sun fading on the spine panel. No writing, highl... View more info

Robert Anton Wilson Lecture Flyer. San Francisco Unitarian Center, 1985 - “Whatever You Say You Are, You Aren’t: A New Look at Science and Mysticism”

By: Robert Anton Wilson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, 1985

Edition: Original

Seller ID: 470


Xeroxed broadside, black on tan paper, 8 1/2 by 11-inches. Near fine aside from minor tape skinning on each corner, only the lower right just touches the graphics “Whatever You Say You Are, You Aren’t: A New Look at Science and Mysticism,” a flyer promoting a lecture by Robert Anton Wilson, philosopher and novelist, most famously of the Illuminatus! and Schrödinger’s Cat trilogies Held at the Unitarian Center, San Francisco, August 30th, 1985 Includes quotes... View more info

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Birthright - Signed 1st

By: Roberts, Nora

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam’s Sons: 2003

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2141


Hardcover with dust jacket, 465 pp. Signed by Roberts on the second free endpaper. Fine hardcover in near fine jacket. A lovely, signed copy of this stand-alone novel. 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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Success Stories

By: Russell Banks

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1986

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 1274


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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The Boss Came to Dinner and Other Stories

By: Sahni, Bhsham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1972

Seller ID: 2335


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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Boy of Bone: Twelve Stories Inspired by the Mütter Museum - Signed Limited Edition with Print

By: Sands, K.R., Jon Lezinsky, illus.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Siman Media Works: 2012

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1640


The “500 Edition,” a limited edition of 500 copies signed and numbered by the author, in a box with a metal specimen tag frame, and a print of the book’s cover art, signed by the artist. Hardcover in slipcase, 22 by 29.5 cm, 224 pp., illus. New, still sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. “Fictional stories inspired by the people whose various body parts have been donated to the Mütter Museum…. transcen... View more info

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Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot On and Never Will

By: Schalansky, Judith; Christine Lo, trans.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2010

Edition: first printing of the first English-language edition

Seller ID: 2186


Hardcover, illustrated paper over black cloth spine, 19 by 26.5 cm, 143 (1) pp., illus. Near fine, unread copy with a tiny spec of a stain on the front cover near the head of the spine (see image). No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. First Edition. View more info

Girl from the Marsh Croft and Other Stories

By: Selma Lagerlof

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Penfield Press: 1996

Seller ID: 941


Lagerlof, Selma. Girl from the Marsh Croft and Other Stories. Iowa City, Iowa: Penfield Press, 1996. Wraps, 152mm x 228mm, 162 pp. Very good condition with light wear and yellowing to the wraps and light foxing on the top edge of the textblock – appears unread. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. Includes The Girl from Marsh Croft, The Airship, The Wedding March, The Musician, A Story from Halstanas, The Peace of God, The legend of the Christmas Ro... 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

Seller ID: 2151


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 King's Deception - Signed First

By: Steve Berry

Price: $20.00

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

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1918


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

The Haunted King

By: Thomas Emmet Moore

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, C.M. Clark Publishing: 1910

Seller ID: 57


Hardcover, blue cloth with decorative paper label. This copy is in very good condition with only very light wear to the boards, ony faint sunning to the spine, and a light scratch across the paper label (see photos). The edges of the textblock are lightly toned with some light scratches. The interior is lightly, evenly yellowed. The pages are not brittle. The spine is strong with all pages intact, including the color fontis and tissue guard. No writing, names, or bookpla... View more info

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The Laws of Our Fathers - Signed 1st in Slipcase

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1996

Edition: First printing thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2148


First edition thus (a limited first edition was previously printed by The Franklin Press). Hardcover with dust jacket in slipcase, 533 (1) pp. Signed by Turow on a leaf tipped-in by the publisher following the fffep. Included is a letter to booksellers from the publisher stating that “we have produced a limited number of signed, slipcased copies…” A fine, unread copy in a fine jacket. The slipcase has light rubbing and a small scrape near the bottom edge (see ... View more info

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The Lonely Polygamist - Signed 1st

By: Udall, Brady

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Co.: 2010

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2152


Hardcover in dust jacket, 602 pp. Signed by Udall on the title page. Near fine book and jacket with only faint signs of shelf wear – 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 readers. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info