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THE MOONSTONE., Collins, Wilkie.
1 Collins, Wilkie. THE MOONSTONE.
London Collins Clear-Type Press Full-Leather Very Good A. Pearse. 
664 pp , 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt, ribbon bookmark. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone plates, including frontispiece, decorated title page. **No slipcase or dust jacket.** A will, leaving a sacred diamond sacked from a temple in India to 18-year-old Rachel Verinder, leads to theft, recriminations, suicide and murder before Franklin Blake, with the assistance of Sergeant Cuff, uncovers the truth. 1936 gift inscription in ink on verso of frontispiece, browning and some tiny foxing marks on fore-edge and bottom of text block, very light edge wear to covers. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
THROO.  WISE CRACKING C'ODES FROM THE LUNAR PLEXUS., Kemp, Penn(y).
2 Kemp, Penn(y). THROO. WISE CRACKING C'ODES FROM THE LUNAR PLEXUS.
Moonstone, Goderich, Ontario, 1988. 
95 pp, 9" H, soft cover. ISBN 0920259200 B&w illustrations. Contents: for Tara; for Artemis; for Hathor; for Changing Women; for Venus; for Hecate; for Persephone; for Demeter; for Hera. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership mark s. Exterior - minor rubbing. Near Fine 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
THE OWL PEN READER.  (CONTAINS SLIGHTLY ABRIDGED VERSIONS OF: THE OWL PEN; BY MOONSTONE CREEK; UP MEDONTE WAY; AND BY JUMPING CAT BRIDGE.), Wells, Kenneth McNeill.  Wood engravings by Lucille Oille.
3 Wells, Kenneth McNeill. Wood engravings by Lucille Oille. THE OWL PEN READER. (CONTAINS SLIGHTLY ABRIDGED VERSIONS OF: THE OWL PEN; BY MOONSTONE CREEK; UP MEDONTE WAY; AND BY JUMPING CAT BRIDGE.)
Doubleday, Toronto / New York, 1969, first thus. 
445 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Map endpapers, b&w illustrations. "(T)ells how a journalist and his artist wife gave up city living and bought for fifteen dollars a century-old shack that originally had been built of massive tim bers when trees were trees. The Wellses moved it to a quiet wilderness place, rebuilt it, named it 'Owl Pen', and turned to the farming life. (This book) tells of half a lifetime spent in their Canadian Eden: their brave, quiet efforts at self - s u f ficiency, their learning to cope with a new world of ageless verities, their discovery that birds and animals are like persons. Kenneth Wells relates this intimate story in an easy narrative style that draws strength from it understatement an d it s simple reverence for day-to-day incident." A few small light foxing marks on inside hinges, light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light browning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling and ti ny te ars - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light fading to spine color, very light browning to inside of spine and flap-folds. Very Good-/Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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