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Dancer [signed by author], McCann, Colum
181 McCann, Colum Dancer [signed by author]
New York Metropolitan Books 2003 0805067922 / 9780805067927 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
New York: Metropolitan Books, 2003. Stated First Edition, 1st printing. Signed by author in pen on title page at a celebration celebrating his National Book Award in 2010. Dancer is a fictionalized account of the life of Rudolph Nureyev-the Cold War ballet star lauded as the world's first "pop star dancer"-as told by those who knew him. Overall, book in fine to as new condition. Dust jacket in fine condition and is now enclosed in dust jacket covers. Not ex-library, book club editions, or written in by their previous owners. Dust jacket is not price clipped, or has been modified in any way. Binding is tight, clean and in collectible condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Everything in This Country Must [signed by author], McCann, Colum
182 McCann, Colum Everything in This Country Must [signed by author]
New York Metropolitan Books 2000 0805063986 / 9780805063981 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
New York: Metropolitan Books, 2000. Stated First Edition, 1st printing. Signed by author in pen on title page at a celebration commemorating his National Book Award in 2010. Everything In This Country Must is one powerful novella, with two thematically linked short stories about life and troubles in Ireland. Overall, book in very good condition. Dust jacket in fine condition and is now enclosed in dust jacket covers. Not ex-library, book club edition, or written in by their previous owners. Dust jacket is not price clipped, or has been modified in any way. Binding is tight, clean and in collectible condition. This copy has a black sharpie 'dot' remainder mark on top edge. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Fishing the Sloe Black River [1st UK edition - signed by author], McCann, Colum
183 McCann, Colum Fishing the Sloe Black River [1st UK edition - signed by author]
London Phoenix House 1994 1897580614 / 9781897580615 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
London: Phoenix House / Orion, 1994. Stated UK First Edition, 1st printing. Signed by author in pen on title page at a celebration commemorating his National Book Award in 2010. At author reading event, McCann stated "one to two thousand of these were printed". A scarce first edition / first printing of the author's first book, winner of the 1994 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. Fishing the Sloe Black River is a critically acclaimed short story collection of 12 exceptionally crafted and thought-provoking tales. Overall, book in very good condition. Dust jacket in very good condition and is now enclosed in dust jacket covers. Dust jacket has faint creases along top front edge; one dog-eared page now corrected. Not ex-library, book club edition, or written in by their previous owners. Dust jacket is not price clipped, or has been modified in any way. Binding is tight, clean and in collectible condition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Fishing the Sloe Black River [signed by author], McCann, Colum
184 McCann, Colum Fishing the Sloe Black River [signed by author]
New York Metropolitan Books 1996 0805041060 / 9780805041064 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
New York: Metropolitan Books, 1996. Stated First Edition, 1st printing. Signed by author in pen on title page at a celebration commemorating his National Book Award in 2010. Fishing the Sloe Black River is a critically acclaimed short story collection of 12 exceptionally crafted and thought-provoking tales. Overall, book in fine to as new condition. Dust jacket in fine condition and is now enclosed in dust jacket covers. Not ex-library, book club edition, or written in by their previous owners. Dust jacket is not price clipped, or has been modified in any way. Binding is tight, clean and in collectible condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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185 McCann, Colum Let the Great World Spin [signed by author]
New York Random House 2009 1400063736 / 9781400063734 1st Edition Hardcover As New Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
New York: Random House, 2009. Stated First Edition,8st printing. Signed by author in pen on title page at a celebration commemorating his National Book Award (for this wonderful book) in 2010. A multi-layered chronicle of New York City in the 1970's, with Philippe Petit's illicit 1974 high-wire walk between the twin towers as a catalyst. A National Book Award winner for 2010. Overall, book in fine - as new condition. Dust jacket in fine condition and is now enclosed in dust jacket covers. Not ex-library, book club edition, or written in by their previous owners. Dust jacket is not price clipped, or has been modified in any way. Binding is tight, clean and in collectible condition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Songdogs [signed by author], McCann, Colum
186 McCann, Colum Songdogs [signed by author]
New York Metropolitan Books 1995 0805041044 / 9780805041040 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
New York: Metropolitan Books, 1995. Stated First Edition, 1st printing. Signed by author in pen on title page at a celebration commemorating his National Book Award in 2010. Songdogs is a sad, even grim tale of a boy's search for an explanation for the disintegration of his family. Set in Spain, Mexico, the American West and finally Ireland - a wonderful first novel. Overall, book in very good condition. Dust jacket in fine condition and is now enclosed in dust jacket covers. Not ex-library, book club edition, or written in by their previous owners. Dust jacket is not price clipped, or has been modified in any way. Binding is tight, clean and in collectible condition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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[Colum McCann] Story Magazine collection 1996 - 1999 [All Signed by Author], McCann, Colum; Chuck Palahniuk, Nathan Englander
187 McCann, Colum; Chuck Palahniuk, Nathan Englander [Colum McCann] Story Magazine collection 1996 - 1999 [All Signed by Author]
Cincinnati F&W Publications 1996 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 R.O. Blechman Signed by Author(s)
This collection features FOUR early short story inclusions SIGNED by the award-winning author Colum McCann within a now defunct literary magazine. 1. STORY Magazine Cincinnati: F&W Publications. Editor: Lois Rosenthal. Spring 1996 Volume 44 #2. Signed by Colum McCann on contents page. Includes short story 'Cathal's Lake'. Biography section in rear states, "His first novel, Songdogs, was published last October by Metropolitan Books and his short story collection, Fishing the Sloe-Black River, will be published in the fall." This issue of STORY Magazine also includes the short story, 'Project Mayhem' by Chuck Palahniuk, which later became his best-selling Fight Club. Highly collectible issue. 2. STORY Magazine Cincinnati: F&W Publications. Editor: Lois Rosenthal. Spring 1997 Volume 45 #2. Signed by Colum McCann on contents page. Includes short story 'As Kingfishers Catch Fire'. Biography section in rear states, "He is the author of a novel, Songdogs (1995), and a short story collection, Fishing the Sloe-Black River (1996), both published by Metropolitan Books. He is currently completing his second novel." McCann won a Pushcart Prize for this short story. This issue of STORY Magazine also includes the short story, 'Survivor' by Chuck Palahniuk, which later became his best-selling book Survivor. Highly collectible issue. 3. STORY Magazine Cincinnati: F&W Publications. Editor: Lois Rosenthal. Spring 1999 Volume 47 #2. Signed by Colum McCann on contents page. Includes short story 'Sumac'. Biography section in rear states, "author of the story collection Fishing the Sloe-Black River and the novels Songdogs and This Side of Brightness. 'As Kingfishers Catch Fire', which appeared in our Spring 1997 issue, won a Pushcart Prize. 4. STORY Magazine Cincinnati: F&W Publications. Editor: Lois Rosenthal. Autumn 1999 Volume 47 #4. Signed by author at inclusion of story - 'As if There Were Trees'. This issue has highlighting within another story, 'The Deaf Girl' by Barry Lopez. Biography section in rear states, "author of Fishing the Sloe-Black River, Songdogs and This Side of Brightness. He has received the Rooney Award for Irish Literature, the Hennessy Prize for Irish Writing, and he recently won a Pushcart Prize for 'As Kingfishers Catch Fire', published in STORY." Overall, each magazine in very good to fine condition. Any flaws will be described in the individual listing description. All four STORY magazines now enclosed in crystal-clear archival magazines slips. None are ex-library or written in by their previous owners. All bindings are tight, clean and in collectible condition. 
Price: 160.00 USD
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Story Magazine, Winter 1990, McCullers, Carson; Chernoff, Maxine
188 McCullers, Carson; Chernoff, Maxine Story Magazine, Winter 1990
Cincinnati F&W Publications 1990 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 R.O. Blechman 
Cincinnati: F&W Publications. Editor: Lois Rosenthal. Volume 38, #2. Printed Winter 1990. Paperback with paper covers. Features short fiction by many: Maxine Chernoff, Tom Piazza, Mary McGarry Morris, Richard Giles, Max Apple, Tereze Gluck, Abraham Rodriguez, Jr., Robley Wilson, E. S. Goldman, and Deborah Joy Corey et al. This copy is free of tears, writing, remainder marks, or ex-library stamps. Small crease at fold of covers (indicating it was read at least once). Back cover lightly sunned towards top. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Insull [Samuel Insull / Citizen Kane], McDonald, Forrest
189 McDonald, Forrest Insull [Samuel Insull / Citizen Kane]
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962. First edition. Brown cloth hardcover with blind stamped design on front cover, with black cloth spine and gilt title. 349 pp. with index. Illustrated with 70+ photographs. Biography of Samuel Insull, the Chicago Utility Investor credited with wiping out the life savings of 600,000 shareholders, and leading to the enactment of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. Insull controlled an empire of $500 million with only $27 million in equity. Orson Welles' masterpiece CITIZEN KANE is in part based on the life of Samuel Insull & his wife. Book in fine condition with flaws noted: Book corners slightly bumped. No dustjacket present, else fine and tight in a clean and complete binding. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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American Mercury March, 1926 Vol 7, No. 27, Mencken, H. L.
190 Mencken, H. L. American Mercury March, 1926 Vol 7, No. 27
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1926 Soft cover Good Magazine 8vo - over 7 - 9 
New York: Alfred A Knopf, publisher. Volume 7, No. 27, March 1926. Stitched bound, decorative dark green wrappers. 127 pp. with advertisement endpapers and 58 pages of advertisements included. Color and b-w advertisements and illustrations.Magazine in good condition with flaws noted: Outer paper wraps chipped and torn around edges. Spine chipped at tail, and portion of date removed. Inside foxing on pages present, else no writing, tears, marks or notes. Some dampstaining to edges of pages toward the back advertisement section. Still tightly bound, including tight cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Ralph Waldo Emerson - Pamphlets on American Writers #41, Miles, Josephine
191 Miles, Josephine Ralph Waldo Emerson - Pamphlets on American Writers #41
Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press 1964 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1964 First Edition, 1st printing. Measures 8" x 5-1/2" wide. Stiff stapled wrapper softcover. 48 pp. Title #41 of this long published University of Minnesota literary publication. American literary biography on Ralph Waldo Emerson, one of America's great writers. Good condition with flaws noted: Previous owner's label on inside front cover. Light wear to edge of outer spine. Not ex-library; staple binding sound - copy tight and complete. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Theodore Roethke - Pamphlets on American Writers #30, Mills Jr, Ralph J.
192 Mills Jr, Ralph J. Theodore Roethke - Pamphlets on American Writers #30
Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press 1963 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1963 First Edition, 1st printing. Measures 8" x 5-1/2" wide. Stiff stapled wrapper softcover. 47 pp. Title #30 of this long published University of Minnesota literary publication. American literary biography on Theodore Roethke, one of America's great poets. Good condition with flaws noted: Previous owner's label on inside front cover. Light wear to edge of outer spine. Not ex-library; staple binding sound - copy tight and complete. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Far Side of Paradise - A Biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mizener, Arthur
193 Mizener, Arthur The Far Side of Paradise - A Biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald
Boston Houghton Mifflin & Co. 1951 1st Edition Hardcover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1951. First Edition. Aqua green cloth hardcover with gilt title on front cover and spine. Measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" tall. 362 pp. An acclaimed biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald (and Zelda) by biographer Arthur Mizener, written while at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. Contains black & white photograph illustrations throughout Scott's life, as well as the author's indexed notes and references, a full index, and a precursor author's bibliography of all of Fitzgerald's work (a precursor to the best bibliography, Matthew Bruccoli's revised work from 1987. Overall, fair condition, with flaws noted: Moisture staining present throughout random pages within book, including the edges of most to all photos and endpapers. Frontispiece photo of author shows the worst example of staining present in book. Otherwise internally clean and tight binding. Not ex-library. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Modern Reader's Bible - The Books of the Bible with Three Books of the Apocrypha Presented in Modern Literary Form, Moulton, Richard G.
194 Moulton, Richard G. The Modern Reader's Bible - The Books of the Bible with Three Books of the Apocrypha Presented in Modern Literary Form
New York Macmillan 1907 5th or later Edition Hardcover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
New York: Macmillan, 1907. 6th printing. 1733 pp on typical thin, "bible" paper. Contains Introduction and history of the Bible, and a few hundred pages of detailed notes on each chapter at the end - an exhaustive reference of relating Old Testament to New Testament. Worn olive green cloth hardcover octavo size (measures 8" x 5-1/4" wide). Has title in bright gilt on spine and cover. Book in good condition with flaws noted: Tight binding for what I assume had heavy use. Has previous owner's name in pencil on inside cover, else no interior writing or marks. Corners bumped and rubbed; spine head and tail chipped. Back interior gutter starting to crack. Title page and endpapers creased and chipped, with one small tear (3/4"), due to light weight paper use. Not an ex-library book. Not a book club edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Time By Dialing, Myron H. Broomell
195 Myron H. Broomell The Time By Dialing
New York The Swallow Press and WIlliam Morrow and Co 1947 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
New York: The Swallow Press and William Morrow and Co., 1947. First Edition, first printing. Tannish yellow cloth hardcover in dust jacket. Measures 6" x 9" tall. 62 pp. Colophon on last page states one of 1,250 printed (unnumbered) copies. A first edition, first printing book of poetry. Limited edition printing, one of 1,250 unnumbered copies. Overall, good condition, with flaws noted: Slightest bumping to corners. Chipping to top and bottom edges of dust jacket. Slight wear to edge of spine, and front / rear board fore edges. Moisture staining present on front and rear cloth boards, but no evidence of interior staining. No interior writing present, except for last two endpapers - previous owner and poet, David Sander, has written two pages of verse in pencil, in his distinctive hand. Dust jacket stained, worn and chipped. 1" tear on front top dust jacket board. Book tight and complete. Not ex-library. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Hand Book Of Automobiles [1919], National Automobile Chamber of Commerce Inc.
196 National Automobile Chamber of Commerce Inc. Hand Book Of Automobiles [1919]
New York National Automobile Chamber of Commerce Incorporated 1919 Soft cover Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7 
New York: National Automobile Chamber of Commerce Incorporated, 1919. (16th Annual Hand Book) Dark tan paper covers (softcover) in no dust jacket. Measures 5-3/8" x 7-3/4" tall. 205 pp. Full alphabetical index of all vehicles, including description of officers of the Nat'l Automobile Chamber of Commerce (2 pages). An illustrated book featuring the premier automobile companies, and their featured autos. A technical reference with listings of each vehicle, listing: colors available, cylinders, horsepower, cooling, ignition, starting system, wiring, transmission, drive, rear axle, seating capacity, as well as price (if company lists them). Each vehicle listing has one side-profile illustration of the vehicle. Index of gasoline passenger, commercial and electric vehicles. A total of 118 automobile companies listed (some overlap between passenger and commercial gasoline vehicles). A rich and extremely useful reference for early vehicle enthusiasts. Example featured companies: Studebaker, Buick, Pierce-Arrow, Chandler, Haynes, Chevrolet, Allen, Mercer, Olds, Fiat, Cadillac, Packard, etc. Overall, good condition, with flaws noted: Soiling and darkening to paper covers. Covers have chipped head and tail of spine. Front and back covers loose from text block. Some sections of outer spine separated (but attached) to text block. Previous owner's spine label removed, with white marking on front, spine and rear cover. Previous owner's embossed stamp present on two interior pages (front two title pages). Interior contents very clean and tight. No interior writing present. Not ex-library. 
Price: 199.99 USD
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Nave's Topical Bible - A Digest of the Holy Scripture, Nave, Orville J.
197 Nave, Orville J. Nave's Topical Bible - A Digest of the Holy Scripture
New York Topical Bible Publishing Co. 1900 4th Edition Hardcover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
New York: Topical Bible Publishing Co, 1900. Stated 4th edition of 10,000 copies. 1615 pp. Black leatherette cloth hardcover duodecimo size (measures 9-3/4" x 6-1/4" wide). Has title in gold gilt on spine. Bright red top, fore and bottom page edges. Pages tabbed and indented, dictionary style. Contents on title page: "More than twenty thousand topics and subtopics, and one hundred thousand references to the scriptures, embracing all doctrines of biblical religion, and all phases of ancient society. History, law, politics, and other secular subjects; archeology, the arts, sciences, philosophy, ethics, and economics; principles of government, equity, and right personal conduct; biography, personal incident, and illustrative facts; geography, the history of nations, states, and cities, and a multitude of common subjects, illustrative of ancient religions, governments, manners, fashions, customs, and ideas. Book in good condition with flaws noted: Tight binding with clean and bright text. Has previous owner's name in bold script on end paper, else no interior writing or marks. Corners bumped and rubbed. Spine edges worn; front and back cover marred with white marks (see pictures). Not an ex-library book. Not a book club edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Next Step - A Plan for Economic World Federation #109/500 [signed by author], Nearing, Scott
198 Nearing, Scott The Next Step - A Plan for Economic World Federation #109/500 [signed by author]
Ridgewood, NJ Nellie Seeds Nearing 1922 1st Edition Hardcover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
Ridgewood, NJ: Nellie Seeds Nearing, 1922. First Edition, first printing. Measures 9-1/4" x 6" wide. Signed by author on limitations page, number 109 of 500 special first edition hardcover binding with textured brown spine with dark green boards. 172 pp. Fair condition with flaws noted: corners heavily bumped and rubbed; outer spine cloth removed, with previous owner's tape label over spine and boards. Front cover loose and held by tape label. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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California: For Health, Pleasure, and Residence. A Book For Travellers and Settlers, Nordhoff, Charles
199 Nordhoff, Charles California: For Health, Pleasure, and Residence. A Book For Travellers and Settlers
New York Harper & Bros. 1872 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. 1st Edition. Measures 7" by 9" tall. Reddish-brown cloth hardcover with gilt title and ornamentation on front and back covers. 255 pages with 8 full pages of advertisements. Frontispiece map of Western States and California; 57 named illustrations. Author Nordhoff writes this as a travel narrative and tourism guide with highlights for visitors, and a guide for new settlers. Describes the Mormon faith in Utah, traveling by rail to and from destinations, among many other topics. Has a full chapter on wine production in California. Book is in overall good condition with flaws noted: front and rear hinge starting; corners and head / tail of spine bumped & rubbed. Bottom edge of boards heavily rubbed at tail of spine. Outer rear joint cracked and lightly chipped. Previous owner pasted photo on front endpaper. FFEP has previous label removed and damage to page. Illustrations bright and text clean. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Best Short Stories of 1926, O'Brien, Edward J. [Hemingway, Ernest]
200 O'Brien, Edward J. [Hemingway, Ernest] The Best Short Stories of 1926
New York Dodd, Mead & Co. 1926 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7 
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co, 1926. First Edition, first printing. Dark blue cloth, stamped in gold title on cover and spine in no dust jacket. Measures 7-3/8" tall x 5" wide. 464 pp. (Hanneman #B4) Hemingway's 'The Undefeated' first printing in book form. Book in good condition, with flaws noted: Front and rear hinges starting. Head/tail of spine and corners bumped and worn. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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