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THE CHIPS ARE DOWN (Les Jeux Sont Faits)

By Sartre, Jean-Paul (Louise Varese, translator)

New York: Lear, 1948. A bright, crisp, fresh very near fine book in lightly chipped very good dust jacket, small scuff marks to front panel, rear panel photo is slightly tanned. . 1st American Edition. Hard Cover.

$75.00

The Two Towers
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The Two Towers

By Tolkien, J.R.R.

New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1955. later printing, with "First published in the United States 1955" on copyright page but no matching year on title page, as called for. Publisher's light blue cloth lettered in gilt, with the original fold-out map in the rear of the text; in the original pictorial teal dust jacket designed by Walter Lorraine, with a dragon and tree illustration to the front panel. CONDITION: Very slight spine lean and faint vertical crease to spine cloth, minimally soiled top page edges, mild tanning to text, which is clean and unmarked. The binding is firm, corners sharp; a very good plus book in very good, unclipped dust jacket priced $5.95. The jacket is lightly tanned, minimally soiled at rear, a little worn at spine ends, and with one short tear to bottom of front flap at the fold.. First U.S. Edition,. Hard Cover.

$150.00

To Have and Have Not
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To Have and Have Not

By Hemingway, Ernest

New York: Scribner's, 1937. "A" on copyright page. A fine, sharp copy in about near fine dust jacket, with some scattered rubbing along top edge, and some light soiling to front panel.. First Edition. Hardcover.

$1500.00

Of Mice and Men
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Of Mice and Men

By Steinbeck, John

New York: Covici Friede, 1937. First issue, with "pendula" on page 9, line 21 and bullet between the 8's on page 88. Very slight spine lean, toning to spine and mild soiling to covers, contents clean and fresh, a tightly bound, very good plus copy in very good, price clipped, slightly toned dust jacket, with a minimal amount of nicks and tiny chips to edges.. First Edition. Hardcover.

$1250.00

High Fidelity

By Hornby, Nick

New York: Riverhead Books, 1995. Miniscule foxing to edges, else fine in fine dust jacket.. 1st American Edition (stated). Hardcover.

$15.00

Screen World 1952 (Vol. 3)
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Screen World 1952 (Vol. 3)

By Blum, Daniel

New York: Greenberg, 1952. Featuriing 500+ photographs from those films released in 1951, including American and foreign films, with complete cast lists, articles, obituaries and comprehensive index. Former owner's bookplate on front flyleaf--scuffed at one corner--and with her name covered with blue marker, with associated small stain on front flap, endpapers lightly foxed, else clean, tightly bound and near fine in bright, foxed, very good dust jacket, lightly worn at tips and spine ends, two small tears to rear top edge, price clipped, though tiny bit of dollar sign stilll visible. . First Edition. Hardcover.

$40.00

The Spectacular Now

By Tharp, Tim

New York: Knopf, 2008. Fine in fine dust jacket.. First Edition (stated). Hardcover.

$50.00

A TICKET FOR A SEAMSTITCH

By Harris, Mark (Henry W. Wiggen)

NY: Knopf, 1957. A fine copy, crisp, bright and clean in near fine, minimally worn dust jacket, with a few tiny edge nicks.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$25.00

The Cloud Atlas

By Callanan, Liam

New York: Delacorte, 2004. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$20.00

My Sister Eileen (a Comedy, Based on the Stories by Ruth McKenney)

By Fields, Joseph and Jerome Chodorov

New York: Random House, 1941. Fine in lightly tanned, price-clipped, near fine dust jacket. Foreword by George S. Kaufman. Illustrated wtih stills from the play. First Printing (stated). Hard Cover.

$85.00

A Hatful of Rain

By Gazzo, Michael Vincente

New York: Random House, 1956. Lightly tanned endpapers, else a fine copy of the author's first book in slightly tanned, lightly soiled, very good dust jacket, with a few small areas of rubbing. Illustrated wtih stills from the play. First Printing (stated). Hard Cover.

$35.00

Heaven's Prisoners

By Burke, James Lee

New York: Henry Holt, 1988. Very fine copy, signed by the author on title page, dated 11-4-90 in fine dust jacket.. Signed by Author. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$150.00

Body of Evidence

By Cornwell, Patricia D

New York: Scribner's, 1990. Advance, uncorrected reading copy of the author's second book, signed by her on title-page, and dated 1991, the actual year of publication. Book would be fine, but for dampness causing mild rippliing--no staining--to top page margins of first 60 pages.. Signed by Author. First Edition. wraps.

$60.00

The Friendly Persuasion

By West, Jessamyn

New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1945. Green cloth, lettered in gree on gilt block. Slight sunning to spine and extremities, else very good plus in very good dust jacket, with modest wear to edges, dust-soiling to rear.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$40.00

The Blue Angel
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The Blue Angel

By von Sternberg, Josef

New York: Simon & Schuste, 1968. White background shows some light foxing, else bright, fresh and near fine in perfect bound trade wraps. Illustrated throughout with still from the film. 111pp. VIEW IMAGE. First Edition (stated). Trade Paperback.

$10.00

A Talent for Loving

By Condon, Richard

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1961. Fine in lightly soiled, very good dustwrapper, with vertical rub lines, and slight wear and nicks to edges. Basis for the movie of the same name, starring Richard Widmark.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$17.50

THE STORY OF AN AFRICAN FARM
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THE STORY OF AN AFRICAN FARM

By Schreiner, Olive

Boston: Little, Brown., 1924. A lightly worn, near fine copy, stamped in gilt on spine and front cover in green cloth, with light dust-soiling to top edges, spine very slightly cocked. Originally published in 1883 under the pseudonym Ralph Iron, this was Schreiner's first published novel. It was an immediate success and has become recognised as one of the first feminist novels. Basis for the popular 2004 film of the same name. . First Edition. Hard Cover.

$20.00

THE HARDER THEY FALL.

By Schulberg, Budd

New York: Random House, 1947. One corner bumped, covers lightly stained, very good in very good dust jacket, with wear and tiny chips to edges, creased tears to bottom of rear panel. First Printing (stated). Hardcover.

$25.00

THIS SPORTING LIFE
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THIS SPORTING LIFE

By Storey, David

New York: Macmillan. First American edition., 1960. A near fine copy of the author's first book, but for browning of text, small, faint name on flyleaf, and book opened at title page. Dust jacket is very good, flap clipped--not price--and some edgewear, and a couple of tiny scuff marks to front panel.. First Printing (stated). Hard Cover.

$20.00