New York: Harper & Brothers, (1942). FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FRONT FREE END PAGE. 8vo. Green cloth boards with grey and gilt title to spine. Minor soiling to front board. Minor bumping to spine ends. Foxing to paste downs and end pages. Else is very clean with bright text. Tight binding. Maryland Author. 339 pages. LIT/012505. Very Good.
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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.
Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co, circa 1900. Hardcover. Scarce. Inscribed by the author "For the mother of Mary Matthews with best wishes of the Author - Alice Brooks / Written by the Great Great Aunt of Mary Matthews." on the front free endpaper. Alice Brooks was a Baltimore author who often wrote under the pseudonym "ALIX." A collection of advice for young mothers, most involving when and how to discipline kids - each with real life examples. The author notes that "most of the articles in this little volume have been published in Parish Visitor. The material, for many of them, has been gathered from the wise teachings of my mother, to whose memory I lovingly dedicate it." Bound with red cloth spine and corners over white cloth boards. Title in black to front cover with silver flower. Dampstaining and discoloration to covers and spine. Minor wear to corners and edges. Clean interior. 119 pages. LIT/041718. Very Good.
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.
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: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. FIRST EDITION. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Slight fading to top edge of boards. Slight bumping to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright. Black and white illustrated dust jacket with black title to front wrapper and white title to spine. Minor edgewear and browning to dust jacket. 300 pages. Literature. LIT1/4082. Very Good+ / 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.
Baltimore: The Norman Publishing Co., 1930. Hardcover. 8vo. SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY AUTHOR. 103 of 300 copies. Light blue cloth backed boards with dark blue title to spine and gilt steamboat to front board. Minor browning to spine ends. The interior is clean overall, though there a few smudge marks. Original glassine jacket with a few large chips to edges. 151 pages. MD/032907. 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.
Cambridge: Tidewater Publishers, 1955. Hardcover. New illustrated edition, this story was originally published in 1884. It includes three different stories - one about an iron smelting company which exploits bog iron deposits in Worchester County, one about the kidnapping of slaves and free negroes by the Joe Johnson-Patty Cannon gang near where Maryland and Delware join, and one about the "hat." The central character, Meshach Milburn unites the three intertwined stories. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt illustration of a man in a hat to front board. Clean overall with occasional smudge marks / stains to interior. Includes several black and white illustrations. In worn orange jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Jacket is sunned along spine and edges with the spine panel faded to white. Dampstain to rear panel of jacket and tears to edges. 565 pages. MD/122719. Very Good / Very Good.