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New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1888. Hardcover. xvi, 290p., navy blue cloth boards stamped in silver, 7.5x5.5 inches; slight spine tilt, some foxing on top-edge, owner inscription on free endpaper (1892) alongside some pencil notation, a few signatures pulled (attached), else in good condition. Opening with an eye-catching and gruesome.....
New York: Random House, 1994. Hardcover. 478p., very good first edition stated with number line ending in 2 as called for with Random House titles of the 1990s, in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. Debut gay novel in Victorian style. Historical novel combining the styles of Nabokov and Anne Rice.....
Stanley [County Durham, England, UK]: Riddell & Sons, the “Printeries” opposite Council Schools, [not before 1874]. Pamphlet. 11, p., wraps. 7 x 5 in. Covers soiled. Good. Moral verse with playful personifications and human and animal characters. Extols the virtues like (Christian) faith, punctuality, and prevention. Forster joined the Primitive.....
Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Hardcover. xxx, 780p., hardcover in dust jacket, 6.25x9.25 inches. Light smudging on fore-edge of text block, else very good. Front free endpaper bears ownership stamp of Philip Choy, the late architect known for his contributions to preserving Chinese American history.
London: Quartet, 1990. Paperback. ix, 347p., introduction, very good first trade paperback English language edition thus in pictorial brown wraps. The British first edition is Young 1577* Quartet Encounters series. Originally published in the US by Harcourt in 1967. Victorian Gothic style novel set in Virginia.
San Francisco: City Publishing Company, Inc./Francis Ford Coppola, 1976. Magazine. 56p. including covers, 11x13 inches, illustrations, photos, articles, mild wear, oversized weekly magazine on newsprint, lightly-worn in stapled pictorial wraps. Cover story on a contest inside where readers color Victorians and submit them. A short story on Alcatraz Island. Odd.....