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Everything That Rises Must Converge

By: O'Connor, Flannery

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00520

Condition: Very Good


First edition, blue paper backed in navy cloth and white titles, 8vo, 269 pages; moisture waving to first few pages; half inch closed tear to front cover of dust jacket, damp stain to tail of spine, dust jacket now in mylar. From the dust jacket: "This volume is the collection on which she was working at the time of her death...'Everything That Must Converge' is the most worthy memorial that Flannery O'Connor could have left behind to be added to her three previously published books. View more info

Everything That Rises Must Converge

By: O'Connor, Flannery

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00597

Condition: Very Good


Stated first printing, light blue paper backed in navy blue cloth, 8vo, 269 pages; a well kept copy; dust jacket now protected in mylar cover. This volume is the collection on which Flannery O'Connor was working at the time of her death. Each of the nine stories carries her highly individual stamp, and could have been written by no one else. Each story is set in the south, O'Connor's south, save for the last, which is published here for the first time. View more info

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Appointment in Samarra

By: O'Hara, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Modern Library: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000244

Condition: Very Good


Full blue cloth with red title blocks to front and spine. Light bumps to bottom corners and mild wear at extremities. PO name at top of front free end paper. Old bookstore sticker in rear free end paper. Price clipped dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. Heavy chipping with mild creasing at head of spine. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 301 pages plus ML index in rear. First Modern Library edition stated. 365 titles in jacket. Originally published in 1934, this is the author's first novel. It concerns the self-destruction of Julian English, once a member of... View more info

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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, who began her career with Man and Two Gods in 1953. She wrote several mysteries as Kenneth O'Hara for the Gollancz Thrillers... View more info

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The Golden Wind

By: Ohta, Takashi; Sperry, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Boni: 1929

Seller ID: CS00688

Condition: Very Good


Cream paper decorated in light blue depicting books and trees in a storm, 12mo, 269 pages plus a note from the publisher; covers are a bit edge worn, spine toned. An installment of The Boni Paper Books series. 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 subscription mail order book clubs. The club launched in September of 1929 with The Bridge of San Luis Rey being the first title. The series lasted for 16 issues, but was not able to weather the financial stra... View more info

When Winter Comes to Main Street

By: Overton, Grant

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1922

Seller ID: CS00471

Condition: Very Good


illustrated paper cover backed in brown cloth, 12mo, 384 pages, black and white photographs tipped in; a well kept copy; dust jacket is dust soiled, repaired with scotch tape in places, now protected in mylar cover. Certainly a period piece, this book profiles the lives and works of foremost authors of the 1920's. View more info

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Prize Stories 1963: The O. Henry Awards

By: Poirier, Richard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: CS00613

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with black and red titles on spine, 8vo, 263 pages; price clipped dust jacket now protected in a mylar cover. The forty-third volume of distinguished short stories in the O. Henry Award series, featuring Flannery O'Connor's "Everything That Rises Must Converge", as well as Joyce Carol Oates' "The Fine White Mist of Winter". View more info

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Prize Stories 1965: The O. Henry Awards

By: Poirier, Richard; Abrahams, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: CS00614

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with black and yellow titles on spine, 8vo, 295 pages; dust jacket now protected in a mylar cover. The forty-fifth volume of distinguished short stories in the O. Henry Award series, featuring Flannery O'Connor's "Revelation" as the first prize winner, as well as stories from Carson McCullers, Joyce Carol Oates, and Mary McCarthy. 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 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

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The Valley of Bones

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00083

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. The seventh novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. View more info

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Books Do Furnish A Room

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00084

Condition: Very Good


Short closed tear to top edge of dust jacket. The tenth novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. View more info

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The Military Philosophers

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00085

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. The ninth novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a small chip to head of spine and some light soiling at top front edge. View more info

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Temporary Kings

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00086

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. The twelfth and final novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with sunned spine. View more info

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The Kindly Ones

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00087

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. The sixth novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. View more info

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The Acceptance World

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Cudahy: 1955

Seller ID: CS00088

Condition: Very Good


The sixth novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. Age toning to pages, spine of dust jacket is sun faded. View more info

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Our Man In Camelot

By: Price, Anthony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz LTD: 1975

Seller ID: CS00621

ISBN: 057502013X

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 220 pages; price clipped dust jacket now in mylar. A vintage copy from the Gold Dagger Award winning author of 'Other Paths to Glory'. View more info

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Halfway House

By: Queen, Ellery

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1941

Seller ID: CS00165

Condition: Very Good


12mo, 309 pages; spine of boards is dust soiled, with a bit of shelf wear to tail, pages are quite age toned; dust jacket is edge worn with creasing, split in two along spine, now in protective mylar. View more info

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The Glass Village

By: Queen, Ellery

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1954

Seller ID: CS00194

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, 8 X 5.5 inches, 281 pages, map endpapers; head and tail of spine turned in, pages are clean and unmarked; unclipped dust jacket is worn with a few small tears, foxing to spine, back sports a few smudge marks. View more info