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Grass Fires

By: Gerber, Dan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press: 1989

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2161

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Good +


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 / Berkeley. No writing. Spine is firm and stable. View more info

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

By: H. Gustav Klaus, ed

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sussex, Harvester Press: 1982

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 132

ISBN: 0710803400

Condition: Near Fine


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 writing, names, or bookplate. NOT ex-library. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 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

Condition: Very Good


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 site adjacent to the original Shakespeare Memorial Theatre which burned in 1926). Includes an opening poem from John Masefield,... 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

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 006195795X

Condition: Near Fine


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 shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 readers. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 readers. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Ash - SIGNED

By: Herbert, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2012

Edition: First UK edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1527

ISBN: 0230752284

Condition: New


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 jacket present. First Edition. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0241145279

Condition: New


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-leaf sheets, meant to mimic the mimeograph look, contained in a plain brown folder with a paper label (fine condition). Cowboy ... 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

ISBN: 1888262435

Condition: As New


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, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. 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

Condition: Very Good +


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, Wanda Coleman, Brooks, Haxton, Heather McHugh, etc. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Boo... View more info

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This Side of Eden: Images of Steinbeck’s California, The Inaugural Exhibition of the National Steinbeck Center, Salinas, California, June 27 through September 13, 1998

By: Leach, Patricia; Steve Hauk; Rob Wilson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Salinas, CA, The National Steinbeck Center: 1998

Seller ID: 3186

Condition: Very Good +


Wraps, 20.3 by 30.1 cm, 45 pp., 25 color illus. Very good with faint corner and edge wear – appears unread. A well-illustrated guide to the NSC’s first exhibition, a show of artists who inspired Steinbeck or who were inspired by the writer. Essays include “American Scene Painting and Steinbeck’s Vision,” “painting the Human landscape,” and “Steinbeck and the Artists.”Leach, Patricia; Steve Hauk; Rob Wilson. This Side of Eden: Images of Steinbeck’s California, The Inaugural Exhibition of the National Steinbeck Center, Salinas, California, June 27 through September 13, 19... View more info

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Golden Thoughts at Ingleside: Gleaned from the Life Thoughts of Mrs. Frank Leland, (“Kate Ingleby”) with a Sketch of Her Life, Compiled by Frank Leland

By: Leland, Mrs. Frank [Kate Ingleby]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Elkhorn, WI, Published by Frank Leland: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3188

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth with gilt spine titles and gilt and black cover titles and decorations, decorative endpapers, all edges marbled, 14 by 20 cm, 316 pp., 3 photographic plates, 1 engraved portrait of Mrs. Leland. Very good with minor wear at the extremities and a 6 mm spot where the cloth is worn off the top edge of the front cover. A clipped poem on newsprint has yellowed portions of pages 252 and 253. This copy is signed by Frank Leland under his portrait, and the same hand captioned the two additional photographs. A collection of Kate Leland’s poetry and writings, including Wisconsin peopl... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 stains, the dust jacket is very good with only light edge wear. A scarce copy of this 7th Century play, “a remarkably smart pr... 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

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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 ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. (case) 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

ISBN: 1846590507

Condition: New


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 shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. Mohamed Choukri (1935-2003) is one of North Africa's most c... View more info