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Strange and Bizarre

Strange and Bizarre

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The Book of Sand (1st English Printing)  The New Yorker, October 25, 1976, Borges, Jorge Luis
1 Borges, Jorge Luis The Book of Sand (1st English Printing) The New Yorker, October 25, 1976
Quarter inch tear and minor wrinkling to a small area of top edge of the first page of the story, no other defects to the magazine. . This is the first printing in English of Borges' famous short story "The Book of Sand," which was published by The New Yorker. The first printing in the original Spanish "El Libro de Arena," was published in 1975. "The Book of Sand" is closely related in concept to his earlier and arguably more famous story "The Library of Babel." Borges published an English collection of his short stories in 1977 that included, and was named for, "The Book of Sand." . 4to 11" - 13" tall. M5 The New Yorker Magazine, Inc. 1976 Single Issue Magazine Near Fine 30697 
Price: 130.00 USD
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Art, Myth and Ritual The Path to Political Authority in Ancient China, Chang, K. C.
2 Chang, K. C. Art, Myth and Ritual The Path to Political Authority in Ancient China
Owner's name has been sliced out of the corner of the first endpaper, no other defects. Dust jacket has light edgewear, spine area is age-toned to white, but spine titles are still black and crisp. Dust jacket now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 160 pages. D4 Harvard University Press 1983 1st Edition. 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 31921 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Bushwhacking And Other Asiatic Tales and Memories, Clifford, Sir Hugh
3 Clifford, Sir Hugh Bushwhacking And Other Asiatic Tales and Memories
Book has been read, pages are no longer fresh and crisp, no other defects. . Twelve tales from Asia with wonderful illustrations by Mahlon Blaine. . Drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 331 pages. H1 Harper and Brothers 1929 1st Edition Very Good+ Illustrated by Mahlon Blaine 32574 
Price: 25.00 USD
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An Analysis of Malay Magic, Endicott, Kirk Michael
4 Endicott, Kirk Michael An Analysis of Malay Magic
Creased corner of back cover, a little scuffing to card covers. Appears unread: Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Classic work on the subject. Bibliography, index. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 197 pages. T5 Oxford U Press 1992 Paperback Very Good+ 31148 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Footnotes:  A Collection of Pencil Pictures, Hull, Jim
5 Hull, Jim Footnotes: A Collection of Pencil Pictures
This is a side-stapled softcover with illustrated white card covers that are slightly soiled. . Book contains 55 pages of b/w pencil sketches, most being quite elaborate and nearly all at least somewhat bizarre. Many involve the human foot. Scarce. . Drawings. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 54 pages. M7 Bloomington, IN. Bloomington, IN Self Published 1974 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 24881 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Werewolf: a Chrestomathy of Lycanthropy, Pronzoni, Bill
6 Pronzoni, Bill Werewolf: a Chrestomathy of Lycanthropy
No defects, jacket now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . An anthology of werewolf literature. Includes selections from Guy de Maupassant, Bram Stoker, H. H. Munro, and contemporary authors as well, 12 pieces in 198 pages plus a bibliography. The bright and attractive jacket shows a close-up of a furry fanged face. Would make a great gift. . Book Club Edition. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 198 pages. B5 New York. New York Arbor House 1979 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 15228 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Bluebeard, Vonnegut, Kurt
7 Vonnegut, Kurt Bluebeard
Dust jacket is a little rubbed, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects and appears unread. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Hardcover with dust jacket. A beautiful copy of this Vonnegut classic, gift quality. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 300 pages. C3 Delacorte Press 1987 1st Trade Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 28866 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Timequake, Vonnegut, Kurt
8 Vonnegut, Kurt Timequake
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected with fresh mylar sleeve. . A beautiful copy of the first edition, Gift Quality. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 219 pages. C3 Putnams 1997 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 28865 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Other Tongues - Other Flesh -, Williamson, George Hunt
9 Williamson, George Hunt Other Tongues - Other Flesh -
Dust jacket has shallow chips to top edge, minor nicks and sunning to spine, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has owner stamp to first endpaper, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Author's sequel to "The Saucers Speak." Other universes and beings, UFOs, etc. Much evidence is provided from the Bible. Illustrated with drawings. 448pp. An attractive copy of the first printing. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 448 pages. E6 Amherst Press 1953 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 32112 
Price: 75.00 USD
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