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Tales from the Spanish

By: Alarcon, Pedro Antonio de

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Allantown, PA, The Story Classics: 1948

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23754

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full burgundy cloth, gilt and black lettering and decoration on spine, gilt lettering on black panel on cover, top edge grey. Illustrated with 12 full-page B&W drawings by Jan Balet. The collection includes eight stories: "A Fine Haul!;" "The Nail;" "The Account Book;" "The Gypsy's Prophecy;" "Moors and Christians;" "The Cornet Player;" "The Patriot Traitor;" and "The Tall Woman." Also included ... View more info

The Neon Wilderness

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Garden City, Long Island, NY, Doubleday & Co., Inc.: 1947

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9344

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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 View more info

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The Last Carousel

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $42.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1973

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 21915

Condition: 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 View more info

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Andersen's Fairy Tales; Shorter Tales; Longer Stories (Three Volumes, Complete, in Slipcase)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press:

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 13973

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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.... View more info

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The Early Asimov: Book One

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticut, Fawcett Crest: 1974

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 11282

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


16mo 6" - 7" tall. 302, (2) pp View more info

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50 Short Science Fiction Tales

By: Asimov, Isaac; Groff Conklin (Editors)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1973

Edition: First Edition. Fifteenth Printing

Seller ID: 11388

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


16mo 6" - 7" tall. 287 pp View more info

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THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS AND CARDINAL VIRTUES OF SCIENCE FICTION (Two Volumes in One)

By: Asimov, Isaac; Martin Harry Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh (Eds)

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, Bonanza Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 6739

ISBN: 0517385953

Condition: 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 cons... View more info

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The Atonement and Other Stories

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1997

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 25858

ISBN: 0395868262

Condition: 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 View more info

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Manhattan Monologues

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 2002

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 25870

ISBN: 061815289X

Condition: 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 View more info

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Over the Plum Pudding

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harper and Brothers: 1901

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 21568

Condition: 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 ins... View more info

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Weaving the Threads: Discovering the Patterns of Our Lives: 1922-2012

By: Baron, Enid; Barbara Gazzolo (eds)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Enid Baron: 2013

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 17953

Condition: 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 View more info

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Zero db and Other Stories

By: Bell, Madison Smartt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Ticknor & Fields: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26518

ISBN: 0899194893

Condition: 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 View more info

Barking Man and Other Stories

By: Bell, Madison Smartt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Ticknor & Fields: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26519

ISBN: 089919835X

Condition: 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 View more info

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Him With His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1984

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 21233

ISBN: 006015179X

Condition: 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 View more info

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Watch with Me, and Six Other Stories of the Yet-Remembered Ptolemy Proudfoot and His Wife, Miss Minnie, nee Quinch

By: Berry, Wendell

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1994

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26255

ISBN: 0679434690

Condition: 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, ... View more info

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The Wild Birds: Six Stories of the Port William Membership

By: Berry, Wendell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26580

ISBN: 0865472165

Condition: 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..... View more info

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That Distant Land: The Collected Stories

By: Berry, Wendell

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Shoemaker & Hoard: 2004

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26583

ISBN: 1593760272

Condition: 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 sev... View more info

World's Great Detective Stories

By: Black's Readers Servive

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Black's Readers Service: N.D.

Edition: First Edition. Later Printing

Seller ID: 17352

Condition: As New 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.. This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 524 pp View more info

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Night-time Tales: A Bedtime Collection of Three Timeless Fairytales

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Templar Company: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23803

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Glossy Boards, sky blue end papers, beautifully illustrated by Pamela Venus.. FINE/FINE.. Color Illustrations. Oblong 4to 11" - 13" View more info

The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Blue Ribbon Books, Inc.: 1931

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 908

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, black embossed lettering and decoration on spine, black embossed medallion on cover, decorated endpapers. Illustrated with full-page Art Deco style B&W plates by Steele Savage. Translated by John Payne. . Former owner's name neatly stamped on blank preliminary page, head of spine lightly pulled, spine mildly sunned, corners softly bumped, boards gently rubbed, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tal... View more info