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Cathedral: Stories

By CARVER, Raymond

NY: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1983. Bound in gray cloth and boards, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket. Overall, a tight, clean copy of the first edition of this important book of short stories by one of the masters of the genre. The dust jacket is price-clipped. 228 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price-clipped.

$40.00

Pennsylvania Stories

By QUINN, Arthur H.

PA: Penn Publishing, 1899. Bound in brown and blue striped cloth. A 259 pp. book of sports-related short stories with a PA twist. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, front hinge just starting. . Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$15.00

The Red Convertible: Selected and New Stories, 1978-2008
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The Red Convertible: Selected and New Stories, 1978-2008

By ERDRICH, Louise

NY: Harper, 2009. Bound in red and black boards, stamped in black in illustrated dust jacket with a dog driving an Oldsmobile Cutlass. A 496 pp. book of short stories. Previous owner's neat name to ffep. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$15.00

Welcome to the City and Other Stories

By SHAW, Irwin

NY: Random House, 1942. Bound in red cloth, stamped in silver. The book shows some minor staining to front panel and front page edges, but is overall a tight copy. Previous owner's small signature to front paste down. An acceptable first edition (stated) of the author's scarce first book. 269 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket.

$37.50

Tike and Five Stories

By STRONG, Jonathan

Boston: Atlantic / Little, Brown, 1969. Bound in black cloth over blue boards, stamped in gold in dust jacket that has a picture of the author on the front panel. Tight, clean copy. 1/2" closed tear to top of front panel. 210 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$22.00

Batting Against Castro: Stories
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Batting Against Castro: Stories

By SHEPARD, Jim

NY: Knopf, 1996. Bound in brown and blue boards, stamped in gold in illustrated dust jacket. A 197 pp. book of 14 short stories. Great reviews. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$18.00

The Empty Family: Stories
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The Empty Family: Stories

By TOIBIN, Colm

NY: Scribner, 2011. Bound in black boards, stamped in gold in illustrated dust jacket. A book of nine short stories by the prolific author, Good reviews on back panel. 275 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

The Collected Stories of Richard Yates
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The Collected Stories of Richard Yates

By YATES, Richard

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Company, LLC, 2001. Tight, clean copy of the first edition of this collection of short stories by one of the masters of the genre. 472 pp. The only flaw is one bumped corner. By the author of Revolutionary Road. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Near Fine.

$24.50

Tenth of December: Stories
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Tenth of December: Stories

By SAUNDERS, George

NY: Random House, 2013. Bound in white boards, stamped in black in matching black and white dust jacket. One corner lightly bumped. The true first edition with the number line ending in "1". A 251 pp book of short stories by the recent Man Booker Prize. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Near Fine.

$22.50

A Model World and Other Stories (Signed)

By CHABON, Michael

NY: Morrow, 1991. Bound in yellow cloth and blue boards. A tight, clean, presumably unread copy of this, the first edition of Chabon's second book -- a book of short stories. Chabon is the author of "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh".Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay". 207 pp. Signed by the author on the title page. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$17.50

The Martini Shot: A Novella and Stories    (Signed)
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The Martini Shot: A Novella and Stories (Signed)

By PELECANOS, George

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2015. Bound in yellow boards, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by Pelecanos on the title page. Tiny red star stamp to ffep. Otherwise, as new. 293 pp. Seven short stories and one novella. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$27.50

Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life: Stories
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Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life: Stories

By DAHL, Roald

New York: Knopf, 1990. Bound in purple cloth, stamped in gold in matching dust jacket; seven short stories; black & white drawings by John Lawrence; 179pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by LAWRENCE, John.

$14.50

Short Stories (5 Volumes, complete)

By KIPLING, Rudyard

UK: The Folio Society, 2005. Bound in red illustrated cloth, stamped in red and black. Vol.1, Plain Tales from the Hills, Soldiers Three and other stories - Vol.2, Wee Willie Winkie and other stories and Life's Handicap - Vol.3, Many Inventions and The Day's Work - Vol.4, Traffics and Discoveries, Actions and Reactions and A Diversity of Creatures - Vol.5, a continuation of A Diversity of Creatures. Tight, clean "unread" copies in custom slipcase. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Phillip Bannister. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$115.00

Bullies
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Bullies

By TROW, George

Boston: Little Brown, 1980. Bound in Orange cloth over tan boards, stamped in gold -- in matching dust jacket. The first edition of this book of short stories -- all of which were originally published in the New Yorker. 156 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$13.00

Beautiful Girl

By ADAMS, Alice

NY: Knopf, 1979. Bound in white cloth over white boards, stamped in gold. Jacket shows closed tear to top of back panel. Overall, a very nice copy of Adams' fourth book -- a book of short stories. 242 pp. Remainder mark to bottom edge. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$15.00

Welcome to the Monkey House (Signed)

By VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr.

NY: Delacorte, 1968. Near Fine in Yellow Cloth over Black printed boards. Book and the dust jacket are tight and clean. Dustwrapper shows a light bit of yellowing. A most collectible copy of the scarce first edition (limited to 5000 copies in this first printing) of this 298 pp. collection of short works. Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. . Signed Bookplate. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$1500.00

Thirst   (Signed)
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Thirst (Signed)

By KALFUS, Ken

MN: Milkweed, 1998. Bound in black and brown boards with photo of a glass of water on front panel. 205 pp. book of short stories by the author. David Foster Wallace glowing blurb on back panel. Tight, clean copy. . Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published.

$22.00

The Arrival of Jimpson

By BARBOUR, Ralph Henry

NY: Appleton, 1912. Bound in tan cloth, stamped in orange and black. Illustration on front panel of a football player. An early reprint, but a tight, clean copy. 253 pp. . Early Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.

$17.00

Masterpieces of Humor -- Six Volumes Complete

By MASSON, Thomas L.

NY: Doubleday, 1904. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold. Nice little set, very little wear. Apparently the second edition. . Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$23.50

Adventures in the Skin Trade and Other Stories

By THOMAS, Dylan

NY: New Directions, 1955. Bound in gray cloth, stamped in white -- lacking the dust jacket -- but a tight, clean copy; 275pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$15.00

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