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.

Bindings & Editions Books & Ephemera

The Higher Power of Lucky

The Higher Power of Lucky

by Patron, Susan Phelan, Matt

Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. A children's novel. Winner of the Newbery Medal. First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Believing that her French guardian is about to abandon her to an orphanage in the city, ten-year-old Lucky runs away from her small town with her beloved dog by her side in order to trek across the Mojave Desert in this Newbery Medal-winning novel from Susan Patron. Lucky, age ten, can't wait another day. The... Read more about this item
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SGD 34.07
Saint Joseph Sunday Missal: Large Type Edition

Saint Joseph Sunday Missal: Large Type Edition

by Rev. Hugo H. Hoever - editor

Catholic Book Publishing, New York, circa 1965, Near Fine Leatherbound, AEG, 482 pages, 4" x 6.25"
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SGD 22.05
Five 18th-century catechisms in German

Five 18th-century catechisms in German

by Various

Mainly Bern: in Hoch-Obrigkeitlicher Druckerey; Joh. Christoph Heilmann, 1747-1755. Leatherbound. Very good. 5 vols. in 1: 48; 128; 24; 64; 32 p. 18 cm. Vignettes on first, fourth, and fifth title pages. Full leather with raised bands. Boards rubbed. Some small holes in spine leather. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. Small pencil and ink marks in last section. 5 titles in one volume: Kleiner Catechismus, das ist, Ein kurzer und einfaltiger Kinder-Bericht, von den fürnemsten Hauptstücken... Read more about this item
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SGD 1,022.18
The Wright Brothers (Thorndike Press Large Print Popular and Narrative Nonfiction Series)
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SGD 14.95
P. Virgilii Maronis Bucolica

P. Virgilii Maronis Bucolica

by Nuttall, P. A.; Virgil

Good with crisp and clean interior. Tanned endpapers. Full calf binding with wear and minor losses.
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SGD 103.36
Midshipman Quinn and Denise the Spy

Midshipman Quinn and Denise the Spy

by Styles, Showell

New York: Vanguard Press, Inc., 1961 First US edition in hardcover with dust jacket. Very minor spine twist. Jacket has four short tears, light rubbing and age toning. Very Good/Very Good.
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SGD 68.08
The Game I Love : Wisdom, Insight, and Instruction from Golf's Greatest Player

The Game I Love : Wisdom, Insight, and Instruction from Golf's Greatest Player

by Sam Snead

Random House Large Print, 1997. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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SGD 10.70
The Old Gods Laugh

The Old Gods Laugh

by Yerby, Frank

New York: The Dial Press., 1964 First edition in hardcover with dust jacket. $4.95 on the front flap. Some light soiling to edges. Jacket has two tiny tears, some rubbing to edges, sunning to spine. Very Good/Good.
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SGD 34.00
Three Continents

Three Continents

by JHABVALA, Ruth Prawa

London: John Murray. 1987. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 384pages. A novel set in New York, London and India by the noted author and screenwriter. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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SGD 17.69
Efficiency expert, a poem

Efficiency expert, a poem

by Converse, Florence

New York: The John Day Company, 1934. Hardcover. 172p., first edition, very good condition in an edge worn and chipped dj with the original flap price intact with a pencil line across it, the jacket is repaired with non-archival tape. Converse, active for years in the Socialist movement, was the life long companion of Vida Scudder.
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SGD 477.02
Death Ground

Death Ground

by Gorman, Ed

Boston: G. K. Hall & Co., 1990. Solid with minor wear on the covers. Signed by the author on the first inside page. Large print edition.. Signed by Author. 1st Printing. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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SGD 24.53
Heart Songs And Other Stories

Heart Songs And Other Stories

by Proulx, E. Annie

NY: Scribner's. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Author's first book. Fine in near fine dust jacket with sunned spine. .
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SGD 68.14
Another Pamela; or, virtue still rewarded, a story

Another Pamela; or, virtue still rewarded, a story

by Sinclair, Upton

New York: The Viking Press, 1950. Hardcover. 314p., first edition (second state), very good condition in an unclipped, chipped and soiled dust jacket. *Hanna 3228. Ahouse 82a, later state of the first issue is red paper over boards.
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SGD 16.35
Aleppo; poetry [signed]

Aleppo; poetry [signed]

by Beausoleil, Beau

Berkeley: Sombre Reptiles, 1984. [34p] 5.25x8.25 inches, very good first edition limited to 125 copies in black wraps and green dj with paper title label. One page folds out. Personal inscription signed by the California poet.
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SGD 20.44
How's Your Romance? concluding the "Buddies" cycle

How's Your Romance? concluding the "Buddies" cycle

by Mordden, Ethan

New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 2006. Paperback. 274p., very good first edition, first printing stated trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
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SGD 14.99
A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army in Spain, Commanded by His Excellency Lieut.-General Sir John Moore, K.B. &c.&c.&c. Authenticated by Official Papers and Original Letters, by James Moore, Esq. The Second Edition, corrected.

A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army in Spain, Commanded by His Excellency Lieut.-General Sir John Moore, K.B. &c.&c.&c. Authenticated by Official Papers and Original Letters, by James Moore, Esq. The Second Edition, corrected.

by Moore, James:

London: Printed for Joseph Johnson,, 1809. 4to. pp. xii, 238, 89, [i] + engraved portrait frontispiece, view of the British and French positions before Corunna, and two folding maps: Plan of the Action near Coruna and a general map of Spain and Portugal with the march of the British columns (troop movements picked out with original hand-colour, some offsetting on facing text). Light toning, a couple of ink blots and the portrait of Sir John has been idly traced on the tissue guard. Contemporary half... Read more about this item
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SGD 861.30
Hounded to Death

Hounded to Death

by Rita Mae Brown

Center Point Large Print, 2008. Library Binding. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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SGD 8.16
The Freemasons Magazine and Masonic Mirror. New Series. Volumes I-III.  June 1859 to December 1860.

The Freemasons Magazine and Masonic Mirror. New Series. Volumes I-III. June 1859 to December 1860.

London: Published By Bro. Henry George Warren. Good with no dust jacket. 1859. First Edition. Hardcover. Volumes I and II are in good condition. Volume III is in fair condition only, with quite heavy old black mould stains to the rear endpaper and the margins of the lower corners of the final 27 leaves. The text is still complete and readable. Volume III also has dampstains and brown tide-marks to the lower quarter of the last 20 leaves, and damp stains and chipping to the marbled paper on the rear... Read more about this item
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SGD 749.60
Oeuvres Completes De Jp. J. De Beranger

Oeuvres Completes De Jp. J. De Beranger

by Pierre-Jean de Beranger

Perrotin, 1843-01-01. Leather Bound. Good. 2 volumes bound in 1. Contemporary 1/4 leather over brown boards. Shelf wear. Marbled end pages. Engraved plates.
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SGD 66.78
Untinears & Antennae for Maurice Ravel

Untinears & Antennae for Maurice Ravel

by Williams, Jonathan

St. Paul: Truck Press, 1977. Paperback. v, 58p., 7.5x5.5 inches landscape format, foreword, poems, notes, very good first edition trade paperback in green pictorial wraps. Distributed by Serendipity Books. North Carolina poet.
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SGD 20.44
Chattanooga; poems

Chattanooga; poems

by Reed, Ishmael

New York: Random House, 1973. Paperback. 55p.,first wraps edition with errata slip. Reed was born in Chattanooga.
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SGD 34.07
The Suffolk Garland: or, A Collection of Poems, Songs, Tales, Ballads, Sonnets, and Elegies, Legendary and Romantic, Historical and Descriptive, relative to that County; and Illustrative of its scenery, places, biography, manners, habits and customs.

The Suffolk Garland: or, A Collection of Poems, Songs, Tales, Ballads, Sonnets, and Elegies, Legendary and Romantic, Historical and Descriptive, relative to that County; and Illustrative of its scenery, places, biography, manners, habits and customs.

by Anon

Ipswich: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme and Brown , 1818. Hardback, later half-calf with marbled paper covered boards. New end-papers. xv, 404pp. Illus. 1st edition 1818. Slightest wear to binding. Previous owner's small label to front pastedown. A little occasional foxing to contents. A rather splendid copy. (r34). 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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SGD 120.58
The Essays of Michael de Montaigne, Translated Into English, with Very Considerable Amendments and Improvements from the Most Accurate French Edition of Peter Coste

The Essays of Michael de Montaigne, Translated Into English, with Very Considerable Amendments and Improvements from the Most Accurate French Edition of Peter Coste

by MONTAIGNE, Michael de

London: W. Miller, White and Cochrane, Lackington, Allen, and Co, 1811. Hardcover. Complete 3-volume set. Small 4to. Modern fall calf binding with gilt compartments and borders. 530pp; 545pp; 458pp, (81pp index). All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Very good overall. Original text blocks clean and lovely and free of foxing; modern bindings likewise tasteful and handsome, although head of spine of Volume II bears an unfortunate 3/4" gash at the head of the spine (archivally mended, but visible) and a... Read more about this item
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SGD 954.03
The Works of Oliver Goldsmith Volume I Only

The Works of Oliver Goldsmith Volume I Only

by Goldsmith, Oliver) Prior, James (editor)

NY: G.P. Putnam, 1855. tan 3/4 leather w/raised bands, gilt decorations/titles; marbled boards & end papers; gophered edges, smalll nick at center spine; owner's name; 517 clean, unmarked pages; small, marginal dampstain (old) at lower spne on flyleaf and front free eppr;. 1st. Leatherbound. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Frontis Engraving. 12 vo.
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SGD 40.89
Merry and Bright

Merry and Bright

by Macomber, Debbie

Random House, 2017. paperback. Large print. Trade paperback 5"x8" 355 pages. Pages clean, binding tight.
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SGD 5.45