Yield to the Night

"They lived and loved by the code of the streets." 4.25 x 7 softcover with 174 pages. Monarch Books #157. Clean and crisp copy with little wear. Pages very lightly browned.

  • Yield to the Night
  • Jack Karney
  • Monarch Books, 1960

Strange Circle

"A sensuous story of savage jealousy and strange passions in the asphalt jungles of the city." This 4.25 x 7 softcover with 155 pages. Clean and crisp, pages a bit browned. Small  mark on front cover. Beacon B281.

  • Strange Circle
  • Gale Sydney
  • Beacon Books, 1959

Wild Lovers

First edition of this vintage Orrie Hitt title, appears unread. Cover and pages clean, binding tight. Kozy Books, #K145. 

  • Wild Lovers
  • Orrie Hitt
  • Kozy Books, 1961
  • First edition

Out of This World

Penguin #537. Anthology of fantastic and unbelievable tales. Light page toning. Spine is darkened. A little cover soil. 245 pages. Works include:
H.G. Wells: "A Vision of Judgment"
Oscar Wilde: "The Canterville Ghost"
Lord Dunsany: "The Club Secretary"
Jack London: "The Scarlet Plague"
John Collier: "Evening Primrose"
John Collier: "Thus I Refute Beelzy"
Saki (H.H.Munro): "Laura"
Eric Knight: "Sam Small's Tyke"
Robert Arthur: "Satan And Sam Shay"
John Kendrick Bangs: "A Disputed Authorship"
Nelson S. Bond: "Mr Mergenthwirker's Lobblies"
Stephen Vincent Benét: "The King Of The Cats"
Julius Fast: "My Friend Merton"
Arch Oboler: "And Adam Begot"

  • Out of This World
  • Julius Fast, Editor
  • Penguin Books, 1944

Fundamentals of Telephony

This book is bound in black/green cloth boards with gilt spine lettering. Book has a brown paper dj with cutout on spine to show author's name; dj has kept the book's covers clean and virtually unmarked, with only slight edgewear. Inside, some light browning of pages, but most are clean.  Illustrated with diagrams, this book explains the technical points behind telephone communications. 374 pages, including index; approx. 6"x8".

  • Arthur Lemuel Albert
  • McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1943
  • First edition

Herr Lilienstengel

This German-language children's book from the author of "Pippi Longstocking" has a light brown spine with black lettering and a colorful illustrated cover. Slight edgewear; overall a clean, tight copy. Color illustrations throughout the book. This book was republished in 1995 under the English title "In the Country of the Dawn." Approx. 20 pages, 8"x10".

  • Herr Lilienstengel
  • Astrid Lindgren
  • Hans-Joachim Krantz, illustrator
  • Friedrich Oetinger Publishers, 1969

Coffee Recipes

This is a collection of 130 coffee recipes and fascinating coffee lore from 45 counties beginning with the 13th century up to and including the 1960s. Book is clean and crisp; jacket is in fair condition with edgewear and rubbing, chipping, tear to the back top panel. Illustrated. 96 indexed pages, 5.5 x 8 inches.

  • Coffee Recipes
  • Jean Gordon
  • Red Rose Publications, 1963

The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson: Edition De Luxe

Complete ten volume limited edition set of Stevenson's works. This Edition de Luxe is numbered 686 of 100. Red cloth bindings with paper labels on spine. First volume has a portrait of Stevenson as frontispiece, color decorated title page. Gilt top edge, deckled edges. Spines are faded, top and bottoms of spines show some wear and light chipping, some soil to covers. Soil / stains heavier on some volumes. Bindings are generally tight. Each volume approximately 5.5 x 8.5 inches. 

  • The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson: Edition De Luxe
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Brainard Publishing Co., 1906