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Stars at Noon

By: Johnson, Denis

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Knopf: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00059

ISBN: 0394538404

Condition: Very Good


First edition stated; small remainder mark on top edge of text block; dust jacket with light general wear now in protective mylar sleeve; the third published novel by an important and prize-winning contemporary American author, sadly recently deceased. View more info

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A Captain of Industry

By: Johnson, Enoch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, C. M. Clark Publishing Company: 1908

Seller ID: 001087

Condition: Very Good


7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches, 509 pages, 8 black and white illustrated plates; navy blue cloth boards decorated in gilt, mild rubbing and edge wear, light soiling to rear, top rear corner bent resulting in crease to cloth and crack to rear end paper, pages lightly toned, binding sound. Novel about a fictional industrialist who mistreats his employees as he builds his empire. The employees strike, and even his son marches on the side of the workers. Of course, in the end, he lea... View more info

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Ulysses

By: Joyce, James

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Shakespeare and Company: 1926

Seller ID: 000916

Condition: Very Good


Eighth printing; hardcover, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches, 735 pages, small printed map of James Joyce's grave location laid in; three-quarter bound in blue marbled paper boards backed and tipped in brown Morocco, banded spine with title blocked in gilt, boards rubbed and scuffed at extremities, bits of leather scuffed away at corners, spine sun faded, decorative end papers, pages toned with age, binding sound. Small, folded mimeographed flyer laid in with the title: Wegweiser ... View more info

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Dubliners

By: Joyce, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1954

Seller ID: AD00008

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 9, blue cloth, Kent endpapers, 288 pages plus introduction and publishers title list; minor wear to board edges, dust jacket panels with minor rubbing and some fraying at spine ends. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Introduction by Padraic Colum. View more info

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A Day of Impatience

By: La Capria, Raffaele

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Young: 1954

Seller ID: 001048

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket; 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 207 pages. Black paper boards backed in terracotta cloth, mild edge, pages lightly toned with age, binding sound, pictorial dust jacket with edge wear and chipping along extremities, two small tears at top front edge, small piece out at top rear edge, now in protective mylar cover. From the jacket flap: The characters in this powerful novel are chiefly adolescents, adult in their worldliness but painfully immature in ex... View more info

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The Tale of Genji

By: Lady Murasaki

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00008

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Giant Edition, Toledano binding style G7, inverse of wrapper blank, white endpapers, 1135 pages; blue cloth boards are clean and square, minimal wear to edges, name cut out of the top right of front free endpaper, previous owner's bookplate pasted in inscription on title page in Japanese, foxing to pages, price clipped dust jacket, edge wear at top and tail of spine as well as corners, adhesive scarring to back panel, now in protective mylar cover. A... View more info

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Great German Short Novels and Stories

By: Lange, Victor (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1952

Seller ID: AD00002

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 10, blue cloth, Kent endpapers, no titles listed inside dust jacket, 486 pages plus introduction and publisher's title list; minor edge wear to extremities, previous ownership stamp to ffep, dust jacket rubbed and somewhat with a 1 inch tear at head of front spine hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. A completely new selection, including stories by Goethe, Heine, Hauptmann, Schnitzler, Rilke, Thomas Mann, Kafka, and others. View more info

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

By: Lawrence, D. H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1959

Seller ID: AD00012

Condition: Very Good


First Printing stated, Toledano binding style 8, grey cloth, Kent endpapers, 388 titles inside dust jacket, 376 pages plus preface and introduction; boards soiled with mild wear at extremities, top edge damp stained, minimal wear and a few tiny chips to dust jacket. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Preface by Archibald MacLeish; Introduction by Mark Schorer. View more info

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The Innocent Curate

By: Leary, Paris

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001102

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in dust jacket with cover illustration by Edward Gorey, 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches, 203 pages; small spot of soiling on front board near fore edge, lightly bumped extremities, ownership stamp of the Beachfront Garden Inn of Lincoln City, Oregon in both front endpapers, small ink mark in rear endpaper, else internally clean and sound; unclipped dust jacket with light edge wear and overall toning, now in protective mylar cover. Paris Leary's first and only novel, a rom... View more info

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Fate Keeps on Happening: Adventures of Lorelei Lee and Other Writings

By: Loos, Anita

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, George G.Harrap & Co Ltd: 1985

Seller ID: MH00061

ISBN: 0245542868

Condition: Very Good


First U.K. edition. 293 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt titling; remainder mark on bottom page edge. Price clipped dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. Edited by Ray Pierre Corsini. View more info

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Foreign Affairs

By: Lurie, Alison

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000196

Condition: Near Fine


Full red leather embossed in gilt with banded spine. All edges gilt. Marbled end papers & ribbon marker. Some faint scratches to gilt edges. 291 pages. Exclusively for members of The Signed First Edition Society. Novel concerns itself with American academics in England. The novel won multiple awards, including the 1984 National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1985, and was made into a television movie in 1993. View more info

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The Grafters

By: Lynde, Francis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill:

Seller ID: 001090

Condition: Very Good


408 pages plus several pages of publishers ads; black and white illustrated plates. Green decorated in red and black, boards are clean and square with wear at extremities, pages lightly toned with age, binding sound. Cover design by Rome K Richardson, with his monogram, R R, on the bottom of the front board. David Kent has always been more or less of a failure, although talented. Now, with everything at stake--including the woman he loves and her inheritance--he must... View more info

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Mark Twain

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1917

Seller ID: CS00009

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, blue cloth, kent endpapers, 376 titles inside dust jacket, 450 pages plus publisher's title list; head of spine bumped, price clipped dust jacket with chip to head of spine, edge worn, especially along creases. View more info

The Late George Apley: A Novel in the Form of a Memoir

By: Marquand, John P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Company: 1937

Seller ID: 000404

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt titles and border. Edge wear and rubbed corners. Spine ends bumped and crimped.Spine sunned and faded. Sticker removal injury at top corner of front free end paper. A few pages have rust colored "striping" which seems to be a reaction in the paper. Binding remains sound. 354 pages. Second printing of the first edition. Satire of Boston's upper class. The title character is a Harvard-educated WASP living on Beacon Hill in downtown Boston. The ... View more info

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Works of Captain Marryatt in ten volumes

By: Marryatt [Marryat], Frederick

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, H. W. Derby: 1861

Seller ID: 001092

Condition: Good


Frank Mildmay; or, The Naval Officer Jacob Faithful; or, The Adventures of a Waterman The King's Own Mr. Midshipman Easy Newton Forster; or, The Merchant Service The Pacha of Many Tales Percival Keene Peter Simple The Phantom Ship Snarlyyow; or, The Dog Fiend All volumes are uniformly three quarter bound in brown calf over marbled paper, five raised bands on spine with brown and red title labels and small decorative devices, marbled edges and endpapers, 7 1/2 x 5 inches... View more info

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All My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Simon and Schuster: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000325

ISBN: 0671211609

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth boards with light wear at extremities. Some faint damp stains to front board. Mild rubbing and edge wear to dust jacket. A bit of chipping at spine ends and tiny closed tear to top front edge. Dust jacket now in mylar cover. 286 pages. Red end papers. First printing stated. McMurtry's fifth novel, and the second of his Danny Deck books. View more info

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Still Wild: Short Fiction of the American West 1950 to the Present

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000422

ISBN: 0684868822

Condition: Near Fine


414 pages. Short stories. View more info

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Chesapeake (Volume I Only)

By: Michener, James A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 000471

Condition: Near Fine


Scattered light water spots to top gilt edges and a bit of scuffing to bottom edges. Else fine. Red leather decorated in gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon marker. 404 pages. View more info

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Lamb in His Bosom

By: Miller, Caroline

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 000204

Condition: Very Good Plus


Full brown leather decorated with gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon bookmark. Ding to bottom front edge with a bit of edge wear to bottom of boards. Hint of scuffing to gilt of fore edges. Fresh, unopened binding. 324 pages. Miller's 1933 novel won the Pulitzer Prize in 1934. View more info

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Lalla Rookh: An Oriental Romance

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Lincoln Macveagh - The Dial Press: 1930

Seller ID: 001108

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover in dust jacket, red boards elaborately decorated in gilt with matching yellow dust jacket decorated in red and black, 10 x 7 1/2 inches, 179 pages, 16 black and white illustrated plates, lush pictorial endpapers by Kutcher; boards are a little edge worn and gilt is somewhat dulled, mild bump to bottom corner of text block, internally clean and sound, dust jacket edge worn with some small chips out at extremities and a couple of small edge tears, inside ed... View more info