Paris: Editions de la Sirene, 1923. Paperback. 1 of 200 numbered copies. Grey paper wrappers with black title to spine. Creases to spine. Minor and edgewear to exterior. Clean, bright interior with several illustrations. Includes poetry, essays, and more. 231 pages. In French. FRE/080608. Very Good.
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New Castle DE and Pittsburgh: Oak Knoll Press and University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002. Hardcover. First Edition of the first comprehensive bibliography of Heller's works. Bound in dark blue cloth with silver title and authors to front cover and spine. In pictorial brown dust jacket with photo of Heller on front cover. In find condition. Fine / Fine.
New York: The Henry Holt Company, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Very Good+ in light green cloth with paper title-label on spine. Brightly colored full page plates and in-text black and white woodcut illustrations. Small tear to margin of frontispiece illustration. Owner name on front flyleaf. Illustrated end pages. Slight sunning to edges of boards and light wear to edges. 331 pages. Navigation. NAV1/6151. Very Good +.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1987. Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY FROM JAMES O. HOGE. 8vo. Very good+ in orange cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Includes essays on letters in 19th-century England, George Eliot, James Joyce, etc. 356 pages. Books on Books. BOB11142. Very Good+.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1899. Hardcover. A story set in Ireland. Both volumes are bound in dark green cloth boards with gilt titles and decorations to spines and front covers. Light rubbing to covers and minor wear to corners and spine ends. Bright gilt on covers, but slight darkening to gilt on spines. Personal library stamp to front free endpapers. Old price sticker has been removed from front free endpaper of first volume. Slight browning to margins of pages in both volumes. Illustrated with 8 ethcings and many line drawings within the text. 388 pages in volume one; 462 pages in volume two. LIT/102418. Very Good.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1978. Hardcover. Ex libris. 8vo. Very good in very good off-white dust jacket with orange title to front panel and black title to spine. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Faint library stamp to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Index, 373 pages. Books on Books BOB209191. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1987. Hardcover. Near fine black cloth covered boards with white title to spine. Small mark in pen on front free endpaper. Else is pristine. Black dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Two small closed tears to head of spine panel. Index, 225 pages. BOB1/3210. Near Fine / Very Good+.
New York: The Century Company, 1915. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in maroon cloth covered boards with faded gilt title to spine. Minor edgewear. Previous owner's name and address to front free end page and bookplate to front paste down. Foxing and underlining sporadically throughout though text remains bright. 449 pages. Books on Books. BOB7/3142. Very Good.
La Grange: The Colophon Bookshop, 1979. Softcover. One of 1000 copies, Inscribed by the author whose Faulkner collection now resides at the University of Mississippi. Describes works added to the author's collection since the publication of his catalog in 1975. In orange wrappers in near fine condition. BOB/110816. Near Fine.
New York: Benziger Brothers. Hardcover. Reprint of 1883 Benziger Brothers edition. Purple cloth boards with black title to spine and front cover. Slight fading to spine panel and small mark of discoloration to foot of spine. Clean interior overall with small dampstaining marks along top edge of top margins of most pages. 312 pages. SPA/100318. Very Good.
New York: Samuel A. Tannenbaum, 1941. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Elizabethan Bibliographies, No. 19. Limited edition, 300 copies. Signed by author. Very good in maroon cloth spine and brown paper covered boards with maroon title to title label on front board. Faded gilt title to faded spine. Author's inscription to front free end page. Interior is clean and bright. Index, 38 pages. Literature. BOB04/110199. Very Good.
New York: Samuel A. Tannenbaum, 1945. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY BOTH AUTHORS. Elizabethan Bibliographies No. 31. Vol. 2 only. Limited edition, 250 copies. Signed by author. Very good in maroon cloth backed brown paper covered boards with maroon title to white title label on front board and faded gilt title to faded spine. Inscription to front free end page. Interior is clean and bright. Index, 75. Literature. BOB6/110199. Very Good.