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ALEXANDER : Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday
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ALEXANDER : Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday

By Viorst, Judith

New York, NY: Atheneum, 1978. Text/As New. Illustrated yellow linen boards/Fine. DJ/None. It is a matter of wealth (money), a matter of being at least in the same good circumstances of one's older brother, and a matter of now having no more than bus tokens in one's pocket. Would that not drive one to ponder what it takes to be VERY rich? Author, newspaper journalist, and psychoanalysis researcher Judith Viorst (1931-) is known for her Alexander series of short stories. Young readers should emerge with a keener sense of decimals. Fine copy less dust jacket.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Ray Cruz (Illustrator).

$12.50

EL CABALLO SALVAJE (Spanish Translation of WILD HORSE MESA)

By Grey, Zane; (Spanish Translation By Editorial Juventud)

Barcelona, Spain: Editorial Juventud, 1954. Spanish Language Text. Text/Bright, clean, As New & showing trace margin discoloration. Soft cover/NF w/light edge wear. DJ/VG w/rubs, nips, & short closed tears, and small losses to upper/lower spine. This Spanish translation was first published 1930; this is the 6th printing of 1954. A cowboy story of American western frontier days from the very prolific Zane Grey (1872 - 1939) whose most popular work may well be Riders of the Purple Sage (1912).. 6th Printing of 1954. Soft Cover/Stitched. Very Good/Very Good.

$28.50

THE RUSTLERS OF WEST FORK : A Hopalong Cassidy Novel

By L'Amour, Louis; (Beau L'Amour, Afterword)

New York, NY: Bantam, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Text/BRAND NEW. Bi-color boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. PO stampt to fEP. First published as "Hopalong Cassidy & the Rustlers of West Fork" under the pseudonym Tex Burns. First of four Hopalong Cassidy novels from writer, novelist and adventurer Louis L'Amour (1908 - 1988). National cowboy hero Hopalong Cassidy was created in 1904 by Clarence E. Mulford. Initially a rough and rude character, Cassidy was transformed into a clean-cut in the popular films, some 60 in all beginning 1935, starring William Boyd. As Beau L'Amour explains in the Afterword, when Mulford retired, he choose Louis L'Amour to keep Cassidy alive. In this novel, Cassidy is quick-thinking and fast-shooting, and, imbued by a keen sense of justice, champion of underdogs.. First Edition, First Pinting. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$22.50

PEOPLE OF THE WHISTLING WATERS : A Novel

By Medawar, Mardi Oakley

Encampment, WY: Affiliated Writers of America, 1993. Text/BRAND NEW. Bi-color boards/Fine. DJ/NF w/trace edge wear & creasing to rear inner flap. Contemporary novel of the Crow Indians of Montana. The title is in reference to one of six active clans by the name of Whistling Waters Clan (the Biliikóoshe). Author Mardi Oakley Medawar is of Cherokee descent, and writes often of the Kiowa and Crow tribes.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$22.50

THE TRIAL OF JUDAS WILEY (Large-type Edition)

By Patten, Lewis B.

Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1984. BRAND NEW Copy. Dust jacket/Under mylar. First published 1972. This is a large-type edition of 1984. Novel by prolific western fiction writer Lewis Byford Pattern (1907-1997), who also wrote under the pseudonyms Lewis Ford, Len Leighton, and Joseph Wayne. A story of a murder, the guilty party on trail, and harassment of jury and judge.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. New/Fine.

$22.50

SHANE : The Critical Edition
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SHANE : The Critical Edition

By Schaefer, Jack Warner; (James C. Work, Editor)

Lincoln, NE: Bison Books/Univ of Nebraska, 1984. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/trace edge wear & scratch to front. Western novel. First published 1949, and edited in 1954 to remove possibly offensive words. This is reprint of the original text, and additionally, contains an interview with Jack Schaefer (1907-1991) and an Afterword by the author, along with literary critics of the novel. Fine copy.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$18.50

IN WATERNMELON SUGAR

By Brautigan, Richard

New York, NY: Delta, 1968. Writing 21. Text/BRAND NEW w/a whisper of margin discoloration. Illustrated (cover photo by Edmund Shea) soft cover/NF w/light edge rubs & faint creasing to back; also showing trace discoloration. PO name to fEP. Third novel of poet Richard Brautigan (1935 - 1984) who was catapulted to fame with his second novel: Trout Fishing in America. An electic voice of the West Coast and highly American. This witty, sensual and decadent tale of love and betrayal is in 3 parts: Book 1, In Watermelon Sugar; Book 2, inBoil; and, Book 3, Margaret.. First Edition, 9th Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$48.50

BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA
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BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA

By Paterson, Katherin

New York, NY: Scholastic, 1996. BRAND NEW Copy. Stated First Scholastic Edition, First Printing, September 1996. First published 1978, and winner of the John Newberry Award of the same year. A remarkably rich narrative of friendship between a boy and a girl, both fifth graders. Brought together by both being swift-of-foot with a great for running, not a promising start since competition is involved, and the two come from very different family backgrounds. In time they build together a magical kingdom in the woods accessable only by swinging on rope over water ... one day the "bridge" fails, and a twosome become one. An eloquent and reassuring book in face of tragedy who strikes young and old alike. Fine copy of a fine book well worthy of reprinting.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by Donna Diamond (Illustrator).

$10.50

IN PERFECT LIGHT : A Novel
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IN PERFECT LIGHT : A Novel

By Sáenz, Benjamin Alire

New York, NY: Rayo/Harper Collins, 2005. BRAND NEW Copy. Soft cover. Uncorrected Proof. A novel of the pains of cultural displacement precipitated with the shattering of an American family. A car accident takes the lives of the heads of an American family. With the bonding glue of parental gone, the young escape to Mexico to find they are not able to fit into their new Mexican lives. The book commences with the quote, Isaiah 59:9. "We reach for light, yet all we grasp is darkness." Novelst Benjamin Alire Sáenz is a native of New Mexico and has authored many fine children's books.. First Printing. Soft Cover. Fine/None as Issued.

$34.50

SHOPAHOLIC TAKES MANHATTAN
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SHOPAHOLIC TAKES MANHATTAN

By Kinsella, Sophie

New York, NY: Delta, 2002. BRAND NEW Copy. Yellow soft cover. Advance Reading Copy. A sequel in the merry adventures of Becky Bloomwood in which our heroine finds herself the shopper's paradise of the Big Apple and the toast of town, and her credit cards more than strained.. First Printing. Soft Cover. Fine/None as Issued.

$18.50

BORDER MUSIC : A Novel

By Waller, Robert James

New York, NY: Warner Books, 1995. BRAND NEW Copy with PO on fEP. First Edition, stated First Printing of Feb, 1995. A novel about Jack and Linda under Texas skies, of Vietnam and the Mid-west, and an aged man still searching for freedom.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$18.50

THE GREENLANDER

By Adlard, Mark

New York, NY: Summit Books, 1978. Text/BRAND NEW. Brown linen boards/Fine. DJ/NF w/light edge wear. PO label to fEP. A 19th century adventure on the high seas at the time Industrial Revolution begins and steam surplants demand for whale oil. Still youths dream sailing from England to the Greenland Sea as did Arthur Storm. A rich tale of the coming of age for a young man, and the passing of an era.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Wendell Minor (Illustrator).

$18.50

MEG

By Gee, Maurice

Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin, 1983. Text/BRAND NEW & showing faint margin discoloration. Illustrated soft cover/NF with light shelf wear. A family chronicle set in New Zealand during the Depression and the ensuing post-war bloom.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$12.50

THE OUTDOOR CHUMS IN THE FOREST, or, LAYING THE GHOST OF OAK RIDGE (The Ourdoor Chums Series)

By Captain Quincy Allen

New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1911. Text/Strong & sound despite weak hinges between pgs 72 - 73 and 104 - 105; small loss to margins of Contents page & pg 1, with light soiling to some 10 pages or so. Illustrated linen boards/Good; strong & sound w/rubs to corner tips, light soiling and showing discoloration. DJ/None. PO name to title page. The "outdoor chums" are four alert minded lads, all sons of wealthy men, who live in a small city located on a lake (New England?). They all have motor cycles, motor boats, canoes, etc. and enjoy the great outdoors. Such good friends, the boys resolve to spend summer vacations together and encounter thrilling adventures. Illustrations in pen-and-ink. The series give full directions for camping out, how to fish and hunt. Strong copy despite flaws.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$17.50

THE INSCRUTABLE AMERICANS
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THE INSCRUTABLE AMERICANS

By Anurag, Mathur

New Delhi, India: Rupa Books, 1991. BRAND NEW Copy w/trace wear to upper front corner. Fiction. Comic experience of a year spent on a small American college campus by an Indian student from the town of Madhya Pradesh, India. If the East is "inscrutable" to the West, how much more so can the West be to the East? Author Mathur Anurag himself spent three years at the Univ of Tulsa, Oklahoma before returning to India to embark on a career of journalism.. First Edition, 16th Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None As Issued.

$12.50

TWIN SOMBREROS

By Grey, Zane

New York, NY: P.F. Collier, 1940. Text/Bright, clean, As New. Embossed (stallion) red linen boards w/gilt spine lettering/NF with light wear. DJ/None. PO name & notes to fEP. A cowboy story of American western frontier days from the most prolific Zane Grey (1872 - 1939) whose most popular work may well be Riders of the Purple Sage (1912). Strong copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$18.50

SHADOW ON THE TRAIL

By Grey, Zane

New York, NY: P.F. Collier, 1946. Text/New & Bright. Red embossed (stallion) red boards w/gilt spine lettering/NF. DJ/None. Posthumous publication of one of the last Western novels of Zane Grey (1872 - 1939). A Forword, penned by Grey in 1939, says this story is, from his standpoint "as a novelist of western historical life" is a concert attempt to recreate what life might have been for the vanishing breed of outlaws ... the book begins with a robbery of Wells Fargo monies in Texas, a last frontier. Strong copy.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$18.50

THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINS

By Buck, Charles Neville

New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1915. Copyright W.J. Watt, 1915. Text/VG w/light soiling; closed tear to leading edge margin of pg 119, weak (but sound) hinge between pgs 250 & 251. Illustrated boards/VG; strong & sound w/edge rubs, particularly to corner tips, and showing discoloration. Frontispiece: Minerva and Newt Spooner. Illustrated by G.W. Gage, Charles Neville Buck (1879 - 1930) sets this tale Kentucky in the days when local tradition and mores ran strong.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by G.W. Gage (Illustrator).

$18.50

THE PHANTOM HERD

By Bower, B.M. (Bertha Muzzy Sinclair)

New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap/Little Brown, 1916. Copyright, Little Brown, 1916. Text/Bright, clean As New. Illustrated linen boards/NF with light rubs to edges & corner tips. Lightly pencilled PO name to fEP. Frontispiece by Monte Crews. A western romance by prolific author B.M. Bower (pseudonym of Bertha Muzzy Sinclair).. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Monte Crews (Frontispiece).

$24.50

SPACE, TIME AND STRUCTURE IN THE MODERN NOVEL

By Spencer, Sharon

New York, NY: New York Univ Press, 1971. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Ochre linen boards/VG; Strong & sound, showing marked discoloration to front. DJ/None. A study of important trends in 20th century (from 1910 to 1971) novels, Specifically those in which authors designed their works to be of this age (20th Century), and who sought to express "... relationships in time and space among characters ...". Discernible changes in attitudes towards time/space suggest the impact of Einstein's thought on literature is substantial. Text in 3 part parts and 9 chapters. Part I, The Structures of the Architectonic Novel: Chapter 1, Character; 2, Closed Structures; and, 3, Open Structures. Part II, The Perspective of the Architectonic Novel: 4, Perspective & Narrative Point of View; 5, The Perspectives of the Camera; and, 6, The Perspectives Provided by the Book Itself. Part III, The Spatialization of Time: 7, The Book as a Medium of Architectonic Structure; 8, Stable Constructs; and, 9, Mobile Constructs, followed by Conclusion.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$16.50

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