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1 World's Great Detective Stories
Roslyn, NY Black's Readers Service N.D. Reprint. 1 Hard Cover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Publisher's full beige leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, red panel on spine, lettered in gilt, ruled border and gilt lettering on front cover, t.e.g., red silk bookmark bound in, decorative endpapers. . One small scratch to the gilt on the top edge, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE. . 12mo 7" - 7" tall. 524 pp 
Price: 9.00 USD
 
 
Tales From Watership Down, Adams, Richard
2 Adams, Richard Tales From Watership Down
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1996 0679451250 / 9780679451259 First American Edition. 1 Hard Cover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by John Lawrence 
Publisher's full green paper, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W drawings. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7" tall. viii, (vi), 267, (2) pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Last Carousel, Algren, Nelson
3 Algren, Nelson The Last Carousel
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1973 1 Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Publisher's full white linen cloth with shiny red and blue lettering on the spine. . Head and heel of spine have very slight shelf-wear, one tiny smudge on front endpaper, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is lightly rubbed on the spine and one small spot on the front cover. NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD+. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 435 pp 
Price: 42.00 USD
 
 
4 Algren, Nelson The Neon Wilderness
Garden City, Long Island, NY Doubleday & Co., Inc. 1947 Stated First Edition. First Printing Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by the author on the ffep. Publisher's full green cloth, brown lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle.. Spine lightly sunned, former owner's name on fep, slightly cocked, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 286 pp. Signed by Author 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
 
Andersen's Fairy Tales; Shorter Tales; Longer Stories (Three Volumes, Complete, in Slipcase), Andersen, Hans Christian
5 Andersen, Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales; Shorter Tales; Longer Stories (Three Volumes, Complete, in Slipcase)
New York The Heritage Press First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Fritz Kredel 
Translated from the Danish by Jean Hersholt. Three volumes in red slipcase. Full blue, yellow, and green cloth, red lettering on spines, red decoration on front covers, a.e.g. (yellow), decorated endpapers. Illustrated with color drawings throughout all three volumes. The three volumes are of Andersen's (1) Fairy Tales, (2) Shorter Stories, and (3) Longer Stories. . Spines of all three volumes sunned, mild wear to slipcase, else fine. NEAR FINE. . Two-Color Drawings. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xx, (ii), 297; (xiv), 445; (x), 430, lii pp 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
The Early Asimov: Book One, Asimov, Isaac
6 Asimov, Isaac The Early Asimov: Book One
Greenwich, Connecticut Fawcett Crest 1974 First Edition. 1 Soft Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
16mo 6" - 7" tall. 302, (2) pp 
Price: 6.00 USD
 
 
50 Short Science Fiction Tales, Asimov, Isaac; Groff Conklin (Editors)
7 Asimov, Isaac; Groff Conklin (Editors) 50 Short Science Fiction Tales
New York Collier Books 1973 First Edition. Fifteenth Printing Soft Cover Poor with no dust jacket 
16mo 6" - 7" tall. 287 pp 
Price: 5.00 USD
 
 
THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS AND CARDINAL VIRTUES OF SCIENCE FICTION (Two Volumes in One), Asimov, Isaac; Martin Harry Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh (Eds)
8 Asimov, Isaac; Martin Harry Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh (Eds) THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS AND CARDINAL VIRTUES OF SCIENCE FICTION (Two Volumes in One)
NY Bonanza Books 1982 0517385953 / 9780517385951 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
FIRST EDITION THUS, FIRST PRINTING (Number Line: h g f e d c b a). Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. 8vo. 317; 350 pp. This is an unmarked, unread copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in virtually perfect condition. The paper is slightly age-toned, but completely supple. FINE/FINE. These are two exciting conceptual Sci-Fi anthologies bound in one volume. Both are edited by Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh. They consist of Science Fiction short stories illustrating the seven deadly sins (Sloth, Lust, Envy, Pride, Anger, Gluttony, and Avarice) and the seven cardinal virtues (Temperance, Justice, Faith, Prudence, Fortitude, Hope and Charity) The anthologies include stories by Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Jack Vance, Theodore Sturgeon, Roger Zelasny, Poul Anderson, Frederick Pohl, Judith Merril, Henry Sleasar, Michael G. Coney, Jack Wodhams, Norman Spinrad, Gordon R. Dickson, Eric Frank Russell and Alexei Panshin. Introductions by Martin Harry Greenberg. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 16.95 USD
 
 
Manhattan Monologues, Auchincloss, Louis
9 Auchincloss, Louis Manhattan Monologues
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 2002 061815289X / 9780618152896 -. 1 Hard Cover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Quarter bound in publisher's black paper over black boards, gilt lettering on spine, beige endpapers. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Top corner of front flap of unclipped dust jacket lightly creased, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (x), 226 pp 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Atonement and Other Stories, Auchincloss, Louis
10 Auchincloss, Louis The Atonement and Other Stories
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1997 0395868262 / 9780395868263 1 Hard Cover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Quarter bound in blue cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, orange endpapers.. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear, spine sunned. FINE/NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xii), 275 pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Over the Plum Pudding, Bangs, John Kendrick
11 Bangs, John Kendrick Over the Plum Pudding
NY Harper and Brothers 1901 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Publisher's light brown cloth with marbled paper covering boards, gilt decorated tips, gilt medallion with portrait of author on front cover, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, t.e.g., fore-edge and bottom edge deckle, patterned endpapers, black and tan title page, uncut pages. Illustrated with b&w drawings. Advertisements at rear. . Head and heel of spine have slight shelf-wear, front hinge is starting, slight rubbing to edges and tips, former owner's gift inscription, else unmarked, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . B&W drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xi, 245, (6) pp 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
Weaving the Threads: Discovering the Patterns of Our Lives: 1922-2012, Baron, Enid; Barbara Gazzolo (eds)
12 Baron, Enid; Barbara Gazzolo (eds) Weaving the Threads: Discovering the Patterns of Our Lives: 1922-2012
Evanston, IL Enid Baron 2013 First Edition. First Printing Soft Cover As New with no dust jacket 
Publisher's glossy wraps.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 220 pp 
Price: 14.95 USD
 
 
13 Bell, Madison Smartt Barking Man and Other Stories
NY Ticknor & Fields 1990 089919835X / 9780899198354 First Printing Hard Cover As New in As New dust jacket 
Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth cloth over gray boards, black lettering on spine, gray endpapers. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (viii), 230 pp 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
Zero db and Other Stories, Bell, Madison Smartt
14 Bell, Madison Smartt Zero db and Other Stories
NY Ticknor & Fields 1987 0899194893 / 9780899194899 First Printing Hard Cover As New in As New dust jacket 
Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth cloth over tan boards, gilt lettering on spine, red endpapers. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xii), 179 pp 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
Him With His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories, Bellow, Saul
15 Bellow, Saul Him With His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories
New York Harper & Row 1984 006015179X / 9780060151799 First Edition. 1 Hard Cover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. . The volume is in excellent condition, tight, square and clean. Former owner's notes on third page, not affecting text, else fine. Dust jacket shows some mild wear. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (x), 294 pp 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Fidelity: Five Stories, Berry, Wendell
16 Berry, Wendell Fidelity: Five Stories
NY and San Francisco Pantheon 1992 0679416331 / 9780679416333 Stated First Edition. First Printing Hard Cover New in New dust jacket 
Quarter bound in publisher's white cloth over cream boards, gilt lettering on spine, author's initials, gilt, on cover. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unmarked, unopened, tight, square, and clean. NEW/NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (vi), 201 pp 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
That Distant Land: The Collected Stories, Berry, Wendell
17 Berry, Wendell That Distant Land: The Collected Stories
Washington, D.C. Shoemaker & Hoard 2004 1593760272 / 9781593760274 Stated First Edition. First Printing Hard Cover New in New dust jacket 
Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over red boards, gilt lettering on spine, maps on endpapers. That Distant Land includes twenty-three stories from Wendell Berry's Port William membership. Arranged in their fictional chronology, the book shines forth as a single sustained work, not simply an anthology. It reveals Wendell Berry as a literary master capable of managing an imaginative integrity over decades of writing with a multitude of characters followed over several generations. Combining The Wild Birds (1985), Fidelity (1992), and Watch With Me (1994), and including four never-before-collected stories and a map of Port William, this book offers rest for the weary, hope for the beleaguered, and strength for the rest of us.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unmarked, unopened, tight, square, and clean. NEW/NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (vi), 440 pp 
Price: 90.00 USD
 
 
The Wild Birds: Six Stories of the Port William Membership, Berry, Wendell
18 Berry, Wendell The Wild Birds: Six Stories of the Port William Membership
San Francisco North Point Press 1986 0865472165 / 9780865472167 First Printing Hard Cover New in New dust jacket 
Publisher's full burgundy cloth, gilt lettering on spine, cream endpapers. The six interconnected stories in this collection include: Thicker than Liquor; Where Did They Go?; It Wasn't Me; The Boundary; That Distant Land; and The Wild Birds. They trace Berry's Port William characters from the Depression of the 1930s up to the 1950s.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unmarked, unopened, tight, square, and clean. NEW/NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (x), 146, (1) pp 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Watch with Me, and Six Other Stories of the Yet-Remembered Ptolemy Proudfoot and His Wife, Miss Minnie, nee Quinch, Berry, Wendell
19 Berry, Wendell Watch with Me, and Six Other Stories of the Yet-Remembered Ptolemy Proudfoot and His Wife, Miss Minnie, nee Quinch
NY Pantheon 1994 0679434690 / 9780679434696 Stated First Edition. First Printing Hard Cover As New in As New dust jacket 
Stated first edition. Quarter bound in publisher's wheat cloth ober tan boards, green lettering on spine and cover. In these seven interrelated stories we are again invited to Port William, Kentucky. Rich with humor and wisdom, this collection describes the depth of affection and tolerance for eccentricity that these neighbors bear toward one another, and highlights the comic and often poignant ways they cope with the intrusions of the 20th century into their idyllic, agrarian world. Wendell E. Berry (born 1934) is an American novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic, and farmer. A prolific author, he has written many novels, short stories, poems, and essays. He is an elected member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, a recipient of The National Humanities Medal, and the Jefferson Lecturer for 2012. He is also a 2013 Fellow of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Berry was named the recipient of the 2013 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award. On January 28, 2015, he became the first living writer to be ushered into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine, condition; unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (x), 210, (1) pp 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
Night-time Tales: A bedtime collection of three timeless fairytales, Blyton, Enid
20 Blyton, Enid Night-time Tales: A bedtime collection of three timeless fairytales
England Templar Company 1994 1 Hard Cover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Pamela Venus 
Glossy Boards, sky blue end papers, beautifully illustrated by Pamela Venus.. FINE/FINE.. Color Illustrations. Oblong 4to 11" - 13" 
Price: 13.00 USD
 
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