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A Soldier's Reader

By: Macy, George

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1943

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00560

Condition: Very Good


Army green buckram with gilt titles, 12mo, 751 pages; a well kept copy, clean text, solid binding; price clipped dust jacket is now protected in mylar cover. First book appearanc for John Cheever and first appearance of James Thurber's "Walter Mitty. -- "A book that will appeal to any man in uniform is George Macy's big 400,000-word Manthology. It contains 9 novelettes and full-lenth books, 27 short stories and essays, and over 250 poems...The editor's selections are fresh and various; his introductions friendly; his whole book an expert assemblage of discriminating and diverting ente... View more info

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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: CS00220

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 335 pages; head of spine bumped, stain (perhaps adhesive mark) to front free endpaper, pages a bit age toned; price clipped dust jacket rubbed with small chips to head of spine. 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

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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

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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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Birds of America

By: McCarthy, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1971

Seller ID: CS00372

ISBN: 0151127700

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth with blue lettering on spine, 8vo, 344 pages; 29 cents stamped on front free endpaper, foxing to edges of text block; dust jacket shows light edge wear, one small closed tear. View more info

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They Came to a River

By: McKay, Allis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1941

Seller ID: CS00373

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gilt titles on spine, 8vo, 651 pages; pages age toned; dust jacket is rubbed with evidence of edge wear. A beautiful copy of the female-driven book set in Washington. 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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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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A Cat

By: Michaels, Leonard

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Tin House Books: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001207

ISBN: 1947793071

Condition: Fine


As new and unread. A beautiful and brilliant ode to cats. 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 edges have been reinforced with two small pieces of scotch tape, one at head of spine and the other at bottom rear edge near sp... View more info

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Open All Night

By: Morand, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1930

Seller ID: CS00675

Condition: Very Good


Second printing, September, 1930, cream paper covers decorated in royal blue and orange, featuring a Rockwell Kent illustration of a man reading outdoors (a popular bookplate at the time), 12mo, 198 pages plus publisher's list, Rockwell Kent endpapers; a hint of edge wear. Vintage copy of this book of short stories which was later adapted into a silent film of the same name by director Paul Bern. A Bonibooks edition. The Boni Paper Books series was the brain child of Charles and Albert Boni, and an experiment in the new field of American paperback book publishing and the brand-new field of s... View more info

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I Know a Secret

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1927

Seller ID: CS00394

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with yellow lettering, 8vo, 235 pages, illustrations by Jeanette Warmuth throughout text; boards show light wear, date and inscription on front matter, from the collection of Pulitzer nominated historian Gloria Grace Griffen, whose 'withdrawn' stamped bookplate is adhered to front paste down; dust jacket is quite tattered with a 6 1/2 inch closed tear running along the spine's front crease, rubbed with a few chips to extremities, rear is clipped, but 2.00 price is still present on front interior fold, now protected in mylar cover. View more info

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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 Broadway stops going to see it. View more info

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Broken Barriers

By: Nicholson, Meredith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00371

Condition: Very Good


First edition, blue cloth boards with gilt titles, 8vo, 402 pages; pages are age toned; dust jacket is dust soiled, specifically on spine and creases, chips to extremities, now in mylar. "A story of the times- an attempt to reveal existing conditions and the perils that have come with the breaking down of the barriers of conventions which so rigidly governed until the last decade. View more info

Bread

By: Norris, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Company: 1923

Seller ID: CS00479

Condition: Very Good


Rust cloth with gilt decorations and titles, 12mo, 511 pages; a well kept copy; dust jacket soiled in places, two inch closed tear to head of spine, now protected in mylar. "Mr. Norris draws attention to a phase in our national life which is of grave significance and merits serious consideration, for man- and especially woman- does not live by bread alone, and the vanishing American home may find in these pages a cause and an effect. View more info

Brass, A Novel of Marriage

By: Norris, Charles G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Company: 1921

Seller ID: CS00472

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with black decoration and titles, 12mo, 452 pages; a well kept copy; dust jacket shows edge wear and is now protected in mylar. A early 20th century meditation on marriage. From the dust jacket: 'Never has the whole subject of marriage, its obligations to the individual, to society and to the state been handled with such masterly understanding and sympathy. View more info