New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1940. 87 pages, 8vo, brick-colored cloth (spine gently faded; small bump on the upper right corner of the front cover). New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, (1940). First edition. A very good copy with a flawless interior. Signed in full by Aiken on the front free endpaper. From the library of Hortense Calisher, whose signature ("H. Calisher") appears on the same page.
New York: Atheneum, 1965. Illustrated in color and black and white by Milton Glaser. Unpaginated slim 4to, yellow cloth (gently rubbed and bumped at the corners). New York: Atheneum, 1965. First edition. Very good condition. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page: "For Aaron and Linda from Conrad with love 1965."
Boston: Loring, 1868. 8vo, original embossed green cloth, spine title in gilt. Boston: Loring, (1868). First Edition.; First state with "Fame and Fortune" announced for December, and Dick standing alone on the engraved half-title. Good copy of a book frequently found in deplorable condition. The book is cocked; minor blistering and staining on covers; repair to inner front hinge; pencillled bibliographic notes on endpaper, but altogether attractive.
New York: Bernard Geis Associates, 1963. 213 pages, 8vo, orange boards with a dark gray cloth spine (stained and spotted on the spine), dust wrapper (heavily worn and torn) in a mylar sleeve. New York: Bernard Geis Associates, (1963). First printing. A very good(-) copy in a poor dust wrapper. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page: "For Roger and Fay Donoghue, may your shadows never grow less - Nelson."
New York: An Aperture Book, 1974. Preface by Ansel Adams. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photography. 220 pages, oblong 8vo, black cloth with copper stamping, dust wrapper. First edition. Fine in a fine dust wrapper. Signed by the author on the half-title-page. Published simultaneously in Canada by Gage Trade Publishing.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938. 369 pages, 8vo, cloth (bottom corners lightly bumped). New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1938). First Edition. Very good condition. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "This first edition of Action at Aquila autographed for E. Donovan of New York City with the [?] regards of the author Hervey Allen. May 4, 1946."
New York: Random House, 1973. 342 pages, 8vo, blue cloth, dust wrapper (price-clipped). New York: Random House, (1973). First edition. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Dear Howard - I enjoyed our talk at the Museum of Broadcasting. Thank you for your generous attitude towards my work. Possession of this book does not carry with it the obligation to read it. Just regard it as a thank you. Best, Bob April 28, 1981."
New York: Harcourt, 1962. Illustrated in color and black and white. Large slim unpaginated 8vo, green cloth (spine and edges faded). New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., (1962). First edition. Very good(-) condition. Inscribed on the front free endpaper "for TOBY + for Jonny!" Signed in full below by author/illustrated Joan Walsh Anglund, who has drawn a small image of two berries.
New York: Humanities Press, 1966. 152 pages, 8vo, navy blue cloth, dust wrapper (uneven toning; tiny closed tear). New York: Humanities Press, (1966). First edition. A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "June 1966 For Victor Rabinowitz with warmest regards, Herbert Aptheker."
Garden City: Doubleday, 1980. 828 pages, thick 8vo, black and tan cloth, dust wrapper (edge-worn and gently chipped; small damp-stain at the bottom/back of the book). Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1980. First edition. A very good(-) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Inscribed on the title page: "To Gigi, Isaac Asimov."
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1940. 302 pages, 8vo, black cloth, dust wrapper (worn and torn) in a mylar sleeve. New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1940. A very good copy in a good dust wrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Albert Bender from his friend - except when he calls her "Dr." Gertrude Bender 1940." Bender later presented the book with an inscription on the facing page: "To my dear friend Andre Kostelanetz, every good wish, Albert Bender."