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Miss Cherry Blossom of Tokyo

By: Long, John Luther

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1905

Seller ID: CS00599

Condition: Very Good


Cream pictorial cloth, 8vo, 364 pages, wood cut decorations on each page by E.M. Nagel, 8 illustrated plates; spine is a bit dust soiled, shadow on front endpapers from a bookmark. A delicately and ornately illustrated edition. 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

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

By: Loos, Anita

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1926

Seller ID: CS00219

Condition: Very Good


Decorative green and white paper boards backed in navy blue cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches, 217 pages, illustrated by famed celebrity caricaturist Ralph Barton; boards are edge worn, spine is a bit faded, faint foxing to top edge of text block. A runaway bestseller, biblio-lore has it bookstores sold all copies of 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' the first day it was released. View more info

Down the Sky

By: Lucas, E.V.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00223

Condition: Good


Green cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches, 296 pages; spine faintly sunned, several small smudges to rear board, bookseller stamp on paste-down, top edge of text block dust soiled; dust jacket worn with chips to head and tail of spine as well as creases, dust soiled, now in mylar cover. The London Saturday Review wrote of this story, "Mr. lucas squanders enough ideas to keep a less inventive author busy for weeks...A book to be read rather than reviewed. 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

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

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

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 book was acclaimed as the first "serious" work by Marquand, who had previously been known for his Mr. Moto spy novels... 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, each volume has a different tissue-guarded engraved frontis illustration. The books range in condition, some with only lig... 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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Cakes and Ale

By: Maugham, Somerset W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: CS00436

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, green cloth, Kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 379 titles, 272 pages plus publisher's list; front free endpaper has a splotchy patch, pages are toned; price clipped dust jacket age toned and edge worn, head of spine repaired/reinforced with tape. 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

The Husbands of Edith

By: McCutcheon, George Barr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Company: 1908

Seller ID: CS00665

Condition: Very Good


Grey-green boards with teal ink decorations and titles, pictorial paper paste down on front cover, 12mo, 126 pages, illustrated by Harrison Fisher; bookstore stamp on front paste down. A beautiful book, decorated on each page with a floral design, and iconic portraits by Harrison Fisher throughout text. 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

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