Welcome to First Edition Books.

Book Store Features

Report on radiation and the quantum-theory

James Hopwood Jeans

Report on radiation and the quantum-theory

GENUINE FIRST EDITION. The Physical Society of London. The Electrician Printing & Publishing Co., London, 1914. Hardcover, 90 pages. Green cloth. Some shelf-wear and rubbing to extremities. Corners bumped, spine ends worn. Text is clean and bright, binding is tight. Overall very good copy. Sir James Hopwood Jeans was an English physicist, astronomer and mathematician. He made important contributions to the development of quantum theory and to theoretical astrophysics, especially to the theory of stellar structure. Report on Radiation was the first complete account of all known aspects of qu...
Details More...

Highlights

 

Isabel Thompson Hopkins  Christmas at the Beeches

Isabel Thompson Hopkins

Christmas at the Beeches

American Tract Society, [1866] [Isabel Thompson Hopkins]. FIRST EDITION. Very Good. Hard Cover. 18mo. [i-ii] [1]-[4] 5-170 [171-174]. Illustrated with frontispiece. Bound in original cloth . Spine discolored. Spine ends & corners of book covers have a bit....
Details >>>...

 

Harris, Joel Chandler  On The Plantation

Harris, Joel Chandler

On The Plantation

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. D. Appleton, New York, 1892. Hardcover, 8vo. [i-xii], [1]-233, [234], 10 pp advertisements. Portrait frontispiece, other illustrations in text. Mustard cloth. Brown-coated end papers. Published April 16, 1892 preced....
Details >>>...

 

John Steinbeck  The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath

FIRST EDITION, 8TH PRINTING. The Viking Press, NY, NY, 1939. Hardcover. No Jacket. 8th printing. Stated “Eighth Printing, August 1939”. No dust jacket. Top edges stained yellow, all edges trimmed. “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” printed on endpapers. Ta....
Details >>>...

 

James Hopwood Jeans  Report on radiation and the quantum-theory

James Hopwood Jeans

Report on radiation and the quantum-theory

GENUINE FIRST EDITION. The Physical Society of London. The Electrician Printing & Publishing Co., London, 1914. Hardcover, 90 pages. Green cloth. Some shelf-wear and rubbing to extremities. Corners bumped, spine ends worn. Text is clean and bright, bindin....
Details >>>...

 

Robert Ridgway, S. A. Forbes  The Ornithology of Illinois Vol. I

Robert Ridgway, S. A. Forbes

The Ornithology of Illinois Vol. I

ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Authority Of the State Legislature, 1889. H. W. Rokker, Printer And Binder, Springfield, IL, 1889. Hardcover 520 pages with 32 engraved plates. Vol. 1 only. Green cloth with Eagle design in gold on front cover. Color lithograph fronti....
Details >>>...

 

H.G. Wells  The Soul of a Bishop

H.G. Wells

The Soul of a Bishop

Macmillan, New York, 1917. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Very Good. 8vo. Hardcover, no dust jacket. [VIII], 341, Advertisement:[XI]p. Color frontispiece by C. Allan Gilbert. Stated: "Set up and electrotyped. Published, September, 1917." on the c....
Details >>>...

 

Theodore Dreiser  The Genius

Theodore Dreiser

The Genius

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. John Lane, New York, 1915. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. First edition, first state with page number on 497. First printing measures 1-3/4'' across top covers. Light shelf wear and rubb....
Details >>>...

 

Edgar Allan Poe  The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in VI Volumes

Edgar Allan Poe

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in VI Volumes

A. C. ARMSTRONG & SON, NEW YORK, NY, 1884. Set Condition: Very Good. Complete 6 volume set in original gold stamped navy cloth, with an introduction and a memoir by Richard Henry Stoddard. Volume one contains Miscellaneous Poems, The Raven 499 pgs, V....
Details >>>...

 

Margaret Mitchell  Gone With the Wind

Margaret Mitchell

Gone With the Wind

FIRST EDITION, NOVEMBER 1938 PRINTING. The Macmillan Company, NY, 1938. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: FAIR- missing dj spine completely. Dj was repaired with a tape (tape removed) . A very early printing of this wonderful c....
Details >>>...

 

Thomas Wolfe  Of Time and the River

Thomas Wolfe

Of Time and the River

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Hard Cover. Copyright page: ‘A’ and Scribners seal. Publisher's black cloth, stamped in green, gilt and blind; in the original pictorial dust jacket, with a wave theme in dark green a....
Details >>>...