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Down the River, Abbey, Edward
1 Abbey, Edward Down the River
New York Dutton 1982 First Edition Very Good 
First Printing. Signed by the author. Slightest of rubbing to jacket edge, else fine. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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Exagmination of James Joyce, An, Beckett, Samuel
2 Beckett, Samuel Exagmination of James Joyce, An
Norfolk, Connecticut New Directions 
First U.S. Edition. No dustjacket. Analysis of the "Work in Progress" (to become "Finnegan's Wake") by Samuel Beckett, Marcel Brion, Frank Budgen, Stuart Gilbert, Eugene Jolas, Victor Llona, Robert McAlmon, Thomas McGreevy, Elliot Paul, John Rodker, Robert Sage, and William Carlos Williams. First book appearance of Samuel Beckett. Spine is sunned and the boards are stained. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Miami, Didion, Joan
3 Didion, Joan Miami
New York Simon and Schuster 1987 
First Edition, with dustjacket. Signed by the author. Dustacket has creases at spine ends. Publisher's remainder mark. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Voice of the Coyote, The, Dobie, J. Frank
4 Dobie, J. Frank Voice of the Coyote, The
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1949 
First Edition, in $4.95 priced dustjacket. Signed by the Author. Thirty years in the making, J. Frank Dobie "has written of the coyote both as he is biologically and as he exists in human imagination." Dustjacket has chips and wear to the spine ends and corner folds. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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An Essay on the History of Civil Society, Ferguson, Adam
5 Ferguson, Adam An Essay on the History of Civil Society
Edinburgh A. Millar & T. Caddel, London and A. Kincaid & J. Bell, Edinburgh 1767 First Edition Very Good 
First Printing. The most well-known book by the "father of modern sociology". Ferguson drew on classical authors and contemporary travel literature, to analyze modern commercial society, with a critique of its abandonment of civic and commercial virtues. The book has been seen as an innovative attempt to reclaim the tradition of republican citizenship in modern Britain and an influence on the ideas of republicanism held by the American Founding Fatherrs. Rebound in contemporary leather, with raised bands, with mild to moderate foxing. 
Price: 3750.00 USD
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Aristos, Fowles, John
6 Fowles, John Aristos
New York Little Brown 1964 
First Edition. Precedes the British edition." A Self-Portrait in Ideas". Bit of edgewear to spine ends and corner flaps of dustjacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 Maurer, David W. Big Con, The
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1940 
First Edition, with dustjacket. Top of book spine sunned. Dustjacket spine sunned, with wear to the top of spine, corners, and fold and a few chips and tears. Minor soiling to the rear dustjacket. "The Story of the Confidence Man and The Confidence Game". Source material for the Academy Award winning motion picture "The Sting", starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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Boys in the Back Room, The, Wilson, Edmund
8 Wilson, Edmund Boys in the Back Room, The
San Francisco Colt Press 1941 
First Edition, limited to 100 copies printed on special paper and signed by the author May 1941. This is copy number 35. Near Fine, with corners bumped, as issued with no dustjacket. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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Tooth and  Claw, Young, B. A. And Ffolkes, Michael
9 Young, B. A. And Ffolkes, Michael Tooth and Claw
London Elek Books 1958 
First Edition, in dustjacket. Small chips and tears to dustjacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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