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The Fixer

By: Malamud, Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00221

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 335 pages; pages a bit age toned; price clipped dust jacket rubbed. Stated first edition of the controversial fictionalized telling of the Beilis Case, which was simultaneously banned and won the Pulitzer prize for fiction. 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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Bond of the Flesh

By: Marshall, Rosamund

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00052

Condition: Very Good


Small tape repair to head of dust jacket. 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

Iceland Fisherman

By: Melcon, H.A., Loti, Pierre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Company: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00222

Condition: Good


Red leather, 7 x 4.5 inches, 326 pages; covers are edge worn, chips to the head and tail of spine, leather is scuffed, top edge gilt, binding sound. A tale of icelandic coastline, terrifying storms at sea, fishermen and their loves, all contained in a charming leather volume. View more info

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Christmas Story

By: Mencken, H.L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00051

Condition: Good


Blue cloth boards are sunned; no dust jacket. Slim square book with playful color illustrations by cartoonist Bill Crawford. 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

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Neighbors of Ours: Slum Stories of London

By: Nevinson, Henry W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001099

Condition: Very Good


First American edition, small hardcover, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches, 238 pages plus publisher's ads, black and white illustration at frontis; cloth boards show mild wear and a bit of very light soiling, top front corner just beginning to fray, previous owner's name penciled in front endpaper, booksellers label in rear endpaper, internally clean and sound. In the mid 1880s, middle-class author Henry Nevinson moved with his wife and infant daughter into a flat in what was then ... View more info

Sailor, Beware!

By: Nicholson, Kenyon; Robinson, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1933

Seller ID: CS00215

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, 12 mo, 259 pages, cover art by maritime artist John O'Hara Cosgrave II; faded strip along tail of spine, slight lean to spine, remainder mark on bottom of text block, general age toning to pages; dust jacket tattered along edges, spine sunned, now in mylar cover. As the New York Times reviewed, "..one of the most outrageous bits of romantic buffoonery ever tossed about on Broadway. No doubt the United States Navy with use it for recruiting purposes when Br... View more info

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Flannery O'Connor: Collected Works : Wise Blood / A Good Man Is Hard to Find / The Violent Bear It Away / Everything that Rises Must Converge / Essays & Letters (Library of America)

By: O'Connor, Flannery

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1988

Seller ID: 001037

ISBN: 0940450372

Condition: Near Fine


Mild scratches to front panel of dust jacket. Now in protective mylar cover. View more info

The Ghost of Thomas Penry: A baffling puzzle of mystery & detection with overtones of the supernatural

By: O'Hara, Kenneth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000560

ISBN: 0575023619

Condition: Very Good


Red boards with gilt stamped titles to spine. Mild edge wear and light bumps to bottom corners. Front end paper is cracked at hinge but binding is holding fast. Faint pencil erasure marks in front and rear end papers and previous owner's name in front end paper. Pages tanned. Slight lean to spine. Price-clipped bright yellow dust jacket with mild edge wear, now in protective mylar cover. 175 pages. Kenneth O'Hara was the pen name of Margaret Jean Morris, aka Jean Morris,... View more info

The Portable Dorothy Parker

By: Parker, Dorothy; Gill, Brendan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1973

Seller ID: CS00258

ISBN: 0517478552

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth boards , 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches, 610 pages; light wear to boards, pages are clean and unmarked, binding is tight; dust jacket slightly edgeworn. Complete with two volumes of short stories and three of poetry, plus play reviews, uncollected articles, later stories, book reviews, and an afterword by W. Somerset Maugham. View more info

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His Family

By: Poole, Ernest

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 000189

Condition: Near Fine


Full blue leather decorated with gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon bookmark. Faint moisture spots to gilt of fore and bottom edges. 299 pages. Handsome special limited edition reprint of Poole's 1917 novel about the life of a New York widower and his three daughters in the 1910s. It received the first Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1918. View more info

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The Scottish Chiefs

By: Porter, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited: 1911

Seller ID: CS00141

Condition: Very Good


12mo, 560 pages, blind embossed with gilt title and decorative gilt on spine which is a bit dulled, wear to extremities, pages are clean and binding is sound. View more info

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The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter

By: Porter, Katherine Anne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1965

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 000016

Condition: Very Good


First American edition stated. Full blue cloth boards with only the lightest wear at extremities. Price clipped dust jacket with mild rubbing and edge wear. Two tiny edge tears repaired from the inside with clear tape. Sun faded spine. Small number written at top rear corner edge of jacket. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. An attractive copy of the Pulitzer winning collection, which includes four stories not previously published. 495 pages. View more info

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A Question of Upbringing

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $150.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1955

Seller ID: 001120

Condition: Very Good


Fourth impression, 7 1/2 x 5 inches, 230 pages; full red cloth, mild bump to top rear corner, previous owner's name inked at top of half-title, lightly worn dust jacket with old tape reinforcement to edge at head of spine, scant chipping at tail, now in protective mylar cover. A very nice early printing of the first book in Powell's Dance to the Music of Time cycle of novels. The books were published over a period of almost twenty five years, to great critical acclaim. View more info