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A Slipping-Down Life

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Severn House: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00214

Condition: Fine


First UK edition, maroon cloth, gilt stamped titles, 12mo, 157 pages, signed by Anne Tyler on title page; a well kept copy; dust jacket now in protective mylar. View more info

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All the King's Men

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Limited Editions Club: 1989

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001109

Condition: Fine


Two volumes, fine in fine slipcase, quarter bound in cream linen backed in black goatskin, 11 1/2 x 9 inches, number 291 of 600 copies, 10 photogravures by Hank O'Neal, signed by the author and photographer on colophon, Limited Editions Club Letter laid in, original suede-lined black cloth slipcase. A beautiful edition of Warren's Pulitzer Prize winning novel of politics, corruption and betrayal in the mid-twentieth century American South, perfectly complimented by O'Ne... View more info

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Nathan Burke

By: Watts, Mary S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1910

Seller ID: CS00091

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, 8 x 5.5 inches, 628 pages; boards are crisp, just slight bumping to head and tail of spine, text block is clean, with rich purple top stain; top of dust jacket is bumped with a few small chips to head of spine. View more info

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Twilight Sleep

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1927

Seller ID: CS00093

Condition: Very Good


Purple cloth, mint green & black ink stamped title, 8 x 5.5 inches, 373 pages; head and tail of spine edge worn, text is clean and bright with deckle edges, binding sound; dust jacket is dust smudged, chipping to head of spine and creases. A jazz age novel of New York's high society. View more info

The Court of Boyville

By: White, William Allen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Doubleday & McClure Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000142

Condition: Very Good Plus


Tan cloth with orange/green/black/brown titles and illustration. Light wear at extremities. Prev owner's label in front end paper dated 1900. 358 pages. Illustrated by Orson Lowell, with the exception of the first story, the illustrations for which are by Gustav Verbeek. Short story collection by renowned American newspaper editor, politician, author, and leader of the Progressive movement. Between 1896 and his death, White became the iconic spokesman for middle America. View more info

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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

By: Winwar, Frances (translator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1955

Seller ID: AD00003

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, grey cloth, Kent endpapers, 377 titles inside dust jacket, 666 pages plus translators note and preface; faint shelf wear to boards at tips, dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a few tiny chips and a few small (1/4" or less) closed tears. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Complete and unabridged. View more info

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Native Son

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1940

Seller ID: CS00095

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 329 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent end papers, 394 pages plus publisher's title list; green cloth boards are clean and square, light wear at spine ends, slight age toning to pages; price clipped dust jacket, one inch chip to at top front edge and small chip to head of spine, and half inch chip to bottom rear, edge worn. View more info

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Tomorrow!

By: Wylie, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart: 1954

Seller ID: CS00092

Condition: Very Good


Black and red cloth, 8 x 5.5 inches, 372 pages; edge wear to head and tail of spine, pages are age toned; unclipped dust jacket, small chips along creases. View more info

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Our Lady of Mercy: A Short Story

By: Zara, Louis

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Skokie, IL, Black Cat Press: 1982

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 001097

Condition: Fine


Miniature hardcover in white leather with gilt Christmas tree on front board; edition of 249 copies; 2 1/4 x 1 13/16 inches, 44,[1] pages, two small two-color illustrations, decorative endpapers; original glassine dust jacket included, no notable flaws. Short story originally published in Esquire Magazine in 1935 tells of a scrambled society where boys found out how to make a Christmas present kosher. View more info