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Alice Adams

By: Tarkington, Booth

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000298

Condition: Good Plus


Brown cloth with black stamped titles. Boards are rubbed and edge worn with some faint soiling. Spine ends crushed. Private ownership stamp at top corner of front end paper. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp with some light toning. Hinge starting at center. 434 pages with four b/w plates by Arthur William Brown. Title page blocked in red. First edition with 1921 on title page and copyright page with no further printing information. Second state of the first printing with the error corrected on page 419.Tarkington won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for the second time with this novel, making h... View more info

The Assassins

By: Teilhet, Hildegarde Tolman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00478

Condition: Very Good


FIrst edition, red cloth, 12mo, 272 pages; ex-library copy with expected stamps, adhesive mark on front paste down; spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, now in mylar. A handsome copy of this, 'novel of intrigue and mystery in postwar China'. View more info

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Stronger Than Fear

By: Tregaskis, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00142

Condition: Very Good


Stated first printing, green cloth, 12 mo, 144 pages, boards are edge worn, especially to head and tail of spine, interior is clean and binding is tight; dust jacket is creased in places with appropriate age toning to back cover. View more info

The Middle of the Journey

By: Trilling, Lionel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1947

Seller ID: CS00492

Condition: Very Good


Blind stamped blue cloth with yellow titles on spine, 8vo, 310 pages; interior clean and unmarked, binding sound; dust jacket is creased and chipped on head and tail of spine, now protected in mylar cover. From the jacket: "The novel is a flashing comedy of manners, a moving love story, and a drama of suffering and death". View more info

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Ladder Of Years

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00204

ISBN: 0679441557

Condition: Very Good


First trade edition, cream boards backed in light blue cloth, gilt stamped titles, 8vo, 326 pages; a well kept copy; small smudge on top right cover of dust jacket, which is now in protective mylar. View more info

Breathing Lessons

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00205

ISBN: 0394572343

Condition: Very Good


First trade edition, cream boards backed in teal cloth, gilt stamped titles, 8vo, 327 pages; a well kept copy; back of dust jacket a bit rubbed and spine is lightly sunned, dust jacket now in protective mylar. View more info

Breathing Lessons

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00206

ISBN: 0394572343

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition, cream boards backed in teal cloth, gilt stamped titles, 18vo, 327 pages, inscribed by Anne Tyler on title page; a well kept copy; dust jacket now in protective mylar. View more info

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The Accidental Tourist

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00207

ISBN: 039454689X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, cream boards backed in brown cloth, gilt stamped titles, 8vo, 355 pages, signed by Anne Tyler on prelim; a well kept copy; dust jacket now in protective mylar. View more info

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Earthly Possessions

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00209

ISBN: 0394411471

Condition: Near Fine


Stated first edition, green boards backed in cream cloth, gilt stamped titles, 8vo, 200 pages, inscribed by Anne Tyler on front free end paper, signed again on title page; a well kept copy, dust jacket now in protective mylar. View more info

Breathing Lessons

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1989

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00210

ISBN: 0701133910

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, gilt stamped titles, 8vo, 327 pages, inscribed by Anne Tyler on title page; a well kept copy, head and tail of spine turned in; dust jacket now in protective mylar. View more info

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Saint Maybe

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00211

ISBN: 0670841927

Condition: Fine


First edition with full number line, pink boards backed in navy blue cloth, gilt stamped titles, 8vo, 337 pages, inscribed by Anne Tyler on title page; a well kept copy; dust jacket now in protective mylar. View more info

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Earthly Possessions

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00212

ISBN: 070112234X

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, gilt stamped titles, 12mo, 200 pages, signed by Anne Tyler on title page; a well kept copy; price clipped dust jacket now in protective mylar. View more info

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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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If Morning Ever Comes

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Severn House: 1984

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00213

Condition: Near Fine


Maroon cloth, gilt stamped titles, 12mo, 187 pages, signed by Anne Tyler on title page; a well kept copy, head and tail of spine show slight evidence of wear; dust jacket now in protective mylar. View more info

Band of Angels

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00498

Condition: Very Good


Cream cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 375 pages; inscription on front free endpaper; dust jacket is lightly edge worn, now protected in mylar cover. A first printing of this novel of freedom, slavery, and the south by the author of 'All the King's Men'. View more info

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The History of Mr. Polly

By: Wells, H.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1930

Seller ID: CS00679

Condition: Very Good


Second printing, November, 1930, cream paper covers with yellow and brown titles featuring a cartoon portrait, 12mo, 318 pages plus publisher's list; just a hint of edge wear to covers. 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 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 strain... View more info

Losing Battles

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1970

Seller ID: CS00499

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gilt decoration and titles, 8vo, 436 pages; previous owner's name on front paste down, text is clean and unmarked, binding sound; dust jacket now in mylar. A story of rural Mississippi in the 1930's. 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 Writings of Oscar Wilde. Illustrated, Uniform Edition - 13 Volumes

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Keller-Farmer: 1907

Seller ID: 001224

Condition: Very Good


Edition de Grande Luxe, limited to two hundred and fifty numbered copies, this being number 177. This is 13 volumes of a 15 volume set. Included: *House of Pomegranates; The Happy Prince; and Other Tales *Lady Windermere's Fan; The Importance of Being Earnest *Lord Arthur Savile's Crime; The Portrait of Mr. W. H. *The Picture of Dorian Gray *Salome; The Duchess of Padua; Vera *A Woman of No Importance; An Ideal Husband *De Profundis *Poems in Prose *Poems including Ravenna, The Ballad of Reading Gaol, The Sphinx, etc. *Intentions *Essays, Criticisms and Reviews *Essays and Stories by Lady Wi... View more info