Bindings & Editions

This section includes leather bound books and other specially bound volumes, as well as alternate editions like advanced reading copies, poetry chapbooks, broadsides, miniature books and more! Narrow your results by clicking on one of the subcategories listed to the left side of the page below. As the world's largest independent marketplace for new, used and rare books, you always get the best in service and value when you buy from Biblio, and all of your purchases are backed by our return guarantee.

Bindings & Editions Books & Ephemera

Nemesis

Nemesis

by Philip Roth

UNCORRECTED PROOF/ADVANCE READING COPY in decorated paperback wraps. Fine.
Item Price
$19.99
Catherine Carmier

Catherine Carmier

by Gaines, Ernest J

Very Good to Near Fine book, spine ends soft with slight soiling, light soiling or rubbing to bottom page edges, small, light spot to top edge stain; in a Very Good, price-clipped, jacket that has edge and corner wear, couple of small chips, color loss at spine ends and corners, spine is sun yellowed, as are edges of the white flaps. This was Gaines’ first book. This copy has been inscribed and signed by Gaines on fly leaf and dated March 12, 1974 – San Francisco.
Item Price
$650.00
Tatting

Tatting

by Carol M. Winandy

81 pages.First Edition.Plastic comb bound soft-cover book in very good+ condition. The exterior shows a bit of fading and wear but is in overall well-kept shape and the are no visible markings on the interior of the book.This book will ship promptly and with a full appreciation of your order from New Jersey.
Item Price
$18.00
The adventures of Juan Chicaspatas

The adventures of Juan Chicaspatas

by Anaya, Rudolfo A., illustrations by Narciso Peña

Houston: Arte Público Press, 1985. Paperback. 48p., 5.5x8.5 inches, illustrations, very good first edition booklet in stapled pictorial wraps. Mock-epic poetry satirizing Mexican mythology.
Item Price
$35.00
A Man's Best Friend

A Man's Best Friend

by Hauser, G. A

Ohio: Self-published by the author, 2009. Paperback. 248p., very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. The G. A. Hauser Collection. M/M Romance by cisgender woman writer.
Item Price
$12.00
THE NEMESIS FROM TERRA bound with COLLISION COURSE

THE NEMESIS FROM TERRA bound with COLLISION COURSE

by Brackett, Leigh, and Robert Silverberg

New York: Ace Books, Inc., 1961. First edition, first printing . Paperback. Ed Emshwiller and Ed Valigursky. Ace Double, book number F-123. Cover price 40¢. Covers illustrated by Ed Emshwiller and Ed Valigursky. Long thin raised line to the Brackett title. Barely perceptable. A very good plus copy.
Item Price
$20.00
HARPER'S PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR Two-Volume Set

HARPER'S PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR Two-Volume Set

by Alfred Guernsey ; Henry Alden

Norwalk: Easton Press, 2004. First Edition Thus; Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Book condition is Near Fine, bound in full, genuine leather with gilt accents, 22kt gold page edges and a hubbed spine. Smyth sewn, interior vaunts moire end papers, acid-neutral paper (won't yellow or become brittle over time) and silk ribbon page marker. A few small bumps to exterior, including a small bump to crown of page edges of Part One. Faint block of toning inside front cover of each volume. Text is clean and... Read more
Item Price
$350.00
Martialis Epigrammata Cum Notis (Martial's Epigrams)

Martialis Epigrammata Cum Notis (Martial's Epigrams)

by Martial; Jacques Auguste de Thou

Amsterdam, Utrecht: Johannen Blaev., 1644. Book in Latin. Amsterdam, 1644. This book is bound in whole light brown calf with a fully decorate back with the monogram I.A.G. in each panel, and with the sides perfectly plain excepting for the coat of arms of de Thou in the centre of each side. It was probably bound for Jacques Auguste de Thou the third son of the famous bibliophile, commonly called the second de Thou. The monogram I.A.G. on the back is composed of the combined initials of his mother and... Read more
Item Price
$1072.50
Martin Conisby's Vengeance

Martin Conisby's Vengeance

by Jeffery Farnol

Sampson Low, Marston Co, 1111. Hardcover. Good. No Edition Stated. 312 pages. No dust jacket. Full navy leather boards. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning.
Item Price
£6.49
Cry, The Beloved Country

Cry, The Beloved Country

by Alan Paton

First Scribner's edition with "A" present. In very good condition, clean and unmarked, in a poor dust jacket, split at panels, chipped at spine ends, closed tear at front panel.
Item Price
$50.00
Letters from a Father to His Son on Various Subjects, Relative to  Literature and the Conduct of Life : [2 volumes]  [Volume I] Written in  the Years 1792 and 1793 [and] Vol II Written in the Years 1798 and 1799

Letters from a Father to His Son on Various Subjects, Relative to Literature and the Conduct of Life : [2 volumes] [Volume I] Written in the Years 1792 and 1793 [and] Vol II Written in the Years 1798 and 1799

by Aikin, John

London: Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-Yard. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1803. Hardcover. Professionally Respined with black spine labels and gilt rulings, light foxing, light edgewear, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcovers. ; Full mottled calf binding with modern respine and modern black spine labels. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Merriman on front paste-downs of both volumes. Two of two volumes, complete. Volume One is the 1796 Third Edition; Volume Two is the 1803 Second... Read more
Item Price
$199.95
The Concentrations of Bee

The Concentrations of Bee

by Bell, Lilian

Boston: L C Page & Co, 1909. Good (has spine wear). 1st Impression. Decorative Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by A P Button.
Item Price
$9.00
Message from the President of the United States, to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress

Message from the President of the United States, to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress

Wendell and Van Benthuysen, 1847-01-01. Leather Bound. Good. Washington: Printed by Wendell and Van Benthuysen, 1847. Thick 8vo. 1369pp.; 236pp. Lacking covers. Tearing to paper on spine with loss. Wear along edges. Rear pages coming loose. Pages toned with age. A couple tears to some of the fold-outs. Otherwise, interior pages are clean, unmarked, and in excellent condition. Filled with many tables, charts, and maps. Sixteen folded maps, five folded tables. <br> Published during President... Read more
Item Price
$318.50
Abrahem Lincoln Vampire Killer

Abrahem Lincoln Vampire Killer

by Grahame-Smith, Seth

NY: Grand Central, 2010. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Crisp bright hardcover in jacket. Full number line, first edition statement. Likely unread. No remainder marks, newish.
Item Price
$17.51
Letters to Judd, an American workingman

Letters to Judd, an American workingman

by Sinclair, Upton

Pasadena, California: Upton Sinclair, 1932. Pamphlet. 64p., stapled wraps, 5x7.5 inches, later printing, wraps lightly worn, first and last pages toned else very good condition.
Item Price
$12.00
The Microcosm of London

The Microcosm of London

by R. Ackermann

London: R. Ackermann, 1808. First Edition. Leather Bound. Very good/Very good. London: R. Ackermann, 1808-10. First Edition. Leather Bound. H: 13", D: 11", W: 1 1/2" 3 Volumes. R. Ackermann, The Microcosm of London. First Edition. Bound in 3/4 red morocco and marbled boards. Raised band.....
Item Price
$12500.00
The Time of the Texan (Wheeler Large Print Book Series)

The Time of the Texan (Wheeler Large Print Book Series)

by Paine, Lauran

Paperback. Acceptable.
Item Price
£2.50
THE SIX FIRST: Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth Books of EUCID'S ELEMENTS, Demonstrated after a New, Plain and Easie  METHOD. BY HENRY HILL .

THE SIX FIRST: Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth Books of EUCID'S ELEMENTS, Demonstrated after a New, Plain and Easie METHOD. BY HENRY HILL .

by EUCLID. Henry Hill.:

London, printed by William Peason, and sold by Bonwicke, Fayram and Motte, MDCCXXVI (1726).. FIRST HILL EDITION 1726. Small folio, approximately 220 x 160 mm, 8½ x 6½ inches, woodcut and line diagrams, head and tail pieces, pages: [12] title page with recommendation from Edmund Halley on verso, Dedication, Preface, Explanation of Signs etc, and List of Subscribers, pages: [1]-267 followed by Errata, bound in full calf, rebacked in lighter leather, gilt lettered label to spine, gilt rules to raised... Read more
Item Price
£875.00
A Man, A Woman, and a Dog (1901)

A Man, A Woman, and a Dog (1901)

by Suthers, Robert B. [Robert Bentley Suthers]

London: Walter Scott/The Clarion Newspaper, 1901. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition.. Illustrated title page. Original blue cloth, elaborately blocked and lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, very good. Humorous sketches told by an irascible narrator. Suthers was a friend and colleague of socialist writer Robert Blatchford, to whom the volume is dedicated..
Item Price
£25.00
DARK LAUGHTER

DARK LAUGHTER

by Anderson, Sherwood

New York: Boni & Liveright, Inc, 1925. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 319 pages; VG/none; Red leather spine (slipcase) with raised bands and gilt lettering; Interior clean; In dark red slipcase with bright red chemise; CX consignment; shelved case 2. 1346253. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
Item Price
$300.00
Bruised hibiscus; a novel

Bruised hibiscus; a novel

by Nunez, Elizabeth

Seattle: Seal Press, 2000. Hardcover. 286p., first Seal printing, dj. Very good. Afro-Trinidadian novelist.
Item Price
$15.00
On Beauty.

On Beauty.

by SMITH, Zadie

London: Hamish Hamilton, 2005. Signed on the title page by the author. First edition / First printing. Brown paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Winner of the 2006 Orange Prize.
Item Price
$125.00
Canciones del Suburbio

Canciones del Suburbio

by Baroja, Pio

Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva. Collectible-Very Good/NO DUSTJACKET. 1944. LeatherBound. Wrapper covers bound in 1/4 leather and boards . 12mo., 324 pp., Light rubbing .
Item Price
$35.00
Selected Poems

Selected Poems

by Moore, Marianne

London, England: Faber and Faber Limited, 1969. Book. Good. Soft cover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Softcover, first edition, 100gms, 94 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other preloved markings..
Item Price
A$15.00
Peer Gynt: A Dramatic Poem

Peer Gynt: A Dramatic Poem

by IBSEN, Henrik

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 12 tissue-protected color plates; other b/w drawings. 256pp. Short square 4to, handsomely rebound in full orange moroco; gilt-decorated spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Philadelphia: Lippincott, (no date, circa 1936). A fine copy.<br/> <br/>
Item Price
$750.00