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UNHALLOWED GROUND

by Guernsey, Paul

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Published
1986
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Inscribed by the author on half-title page. Foxing top edge, prior owner stamp front pasted
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First Edition
ISBN
9780688063665
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New York: William Morrow & Co. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Inscribed by the author on half-title . page. Foxing top edge, prior owner stamp front pastedown covered by jacket . flap; back panel jacket age-toned. Author's first novel and winner of the . 1985 Nelson Algren Fiction Award.. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. In the backwoods of Connecticut,… Read more
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PARADISE

by Morrison, Toni

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Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Second printing before publication. Minor edge wrinkling jacket.
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780676770421
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$10.00

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New York: Knopf. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Second printing before publication. . Minor edge wrinkling jacket.. 1997. Second Printing. Hardcover. In Oklahoma early one morning in 1976, nine men from Ruby (pop. 360) , in defense of the "one all-black town worth the pain", assault the nearby Convent and the women in it. ; 9.6… Read more
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FLUSH

by Hiaasen, Carl

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Author's second juvenile novel and 2005 Agatha Award winner. Has been gently read; mino
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780375821820
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New York: Knopf. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Author's second juvenile novel and . 2005 Agatha Award winner. Has been gently read; minor edge wrinkling . jacket.. 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Noah's dad has a little problem with anger control. He tried to stop the Coral Queen casino boat's illegal dumping...by sinking the boat. But his … Read more
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THE THURBER CARNIVAL

by Thurber, James

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Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Light top edge soil; jacket spine a bit faded.
Edition
Book Club Edition
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New York: Harper & Brothers. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Light top edge soil; jacket spine a . bit faded.. 1985. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. A collection of James Thurber's best writings and drawings from his many published books. ; 8.4 X 5.5 X 1.2 inches; 369 pages .
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THE ABLE MCLAUGHLINS

by Wilson, Margaret

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1977
Condition
Fine with No dust jacket as issued; Green leather boards with gilt decorations and yellow moire endpapers; ribbon marker in pla
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Limited Edition
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Franklin Center: Franklin Library. Fine with No dust jacket as issued; Green leather boards with gilt . decorations and yellow moire endpapers; ribbon marker in place.. 1977. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 1924 Pulitzer Prize winner. Wully McLaughlin returns home from the Civil War to find his sweetheart pregnant with another man's child. ; 223 pages .
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THE CASUARINA TREE Six Stories

by Maugham, W. Somerset

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; First edition with the GHD colophon on copyright page. Book is straight with light edge wear, to
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First Edition
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New York: George H. Doran Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; First edition with the GHD colophon on . copyright page. Book is straight with light edge wear, top edge darkening, . and moderate page browning.. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Maugham's third collection of short stories about "the English people who live in the Malay Peninsula and in… Read more
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THE OUTCRY

by James, Henry

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Published
1911
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; First Edition in green cloth boards with gilt titles and spine decoration. Endpapers browned, some ed
Edition
First Edition
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London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. Good with no dust jacket; First Edition in green cloth boards with gilt . titles and spine decoration. Endpapers browned, some edge darkening, and . spine fading.. 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Last novel published before the author's death in 1916. Deals with the public outcry over the sale of Britain's art treasures to Americans.… Read more
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THE LONG DARK TEA-TIME OF THE SOUL

by Adams, Douglas

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Small spot of soil bottom edge. Kind of an "aged" look to the book and jacket bac
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671625832
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New York: Simon & Schuster. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Small spot of soil bottom edge. Kind . of an "aged" look to the book and jacket back panel.. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. When a passenger check-in desk at Terminal Two, Heathrow Airport, shoots up through the roof engulfed in a ball of flame, the usual suspects… Read more
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THE EDGE OF SADNESS

by O'Connor, Edwin

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued; Full leather green boards, raised bands, green silk moire endpapers, with ribbon marke
Edition
Limited Edition
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$20.00

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Franklin Center: The Franklin Library. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued; Full leather green boards, raised . bands, green silk moire endpapers, with ribbon marker in place. An unread . book with slight mottling to fore edge gilt.. 1978. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Limited Edition of the 1962 Pulitzer Prize Winner. ; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches;… Read more
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THE EARTH TREMBLED

by Roe, Edward P.

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Published
1887
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Title page loosening at bottom; light corner and edge wear.
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First Edition (?)
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. Good with no dust jacket; Title page loosening at bottom; light corner and . edge wear.. 1887. First Edition (?). Hardcover. Review from the Boston Evening Traveller: "The latest novel by E. P. Roe, who is the most popular American novelist, is one combining all his best characteristics. The story involves much… Read more
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THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY

by Wilder, Thornton

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1976
Condition
Fine with No dust jacket as issued; Brown highly decorated full leather boards, raised bands, teal silk moire endpapers, with r
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Limited Edition
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Franklin Center: Franklin Library. Fine with No dust jacket as issued; Brown highly decorated full leather . boards, raised bands, teal silk moire endpapers, with ribbon marker in . place. Unread book.. 1976. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Limited Edition of the 1928 Pulitzer Prize winner. ; 148 pages .
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LAUGHING BOY

by La Farge, Oliver

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued; Burgundy full leather decorated boards, raised bands, red silk moire endpapers, with r
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Limited Edition
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$20.00

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Franklin Center: Franklin Library. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued; Burgundy full leather decorated . boards, raised bands, red silk moire endpapers, with ribbon marker in . place. Slight fade to spine.. 1977. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Limited Edition of the 1930 Pulitzer Prize winner. ; 296 pages .
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KILLING MISTER WATSON

by Matthiessen, Peter

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light creases to pages 13 - 32; jacket with water damage and staining to bottom edge blind
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394554006
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$10.00

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New York: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light creases to pages 13 - 32; jacket . with water damage and staining to bottom edge blind side, small tear top . spine edge.. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. First book in the Watson trilogy, based on the "legend of the Watson killing." One hundred years ago, the… Read more
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LOST MAN'S RIVER

by Matthiessen, Peter

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Published
1997
Condition
Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket; Hinge cracked top edge at copyright page; light jacket rubbing.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679403777
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New York: Random House. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket; Hinge cracked top edge at copyright . page; light jacket rubbing.. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Second book in the Watson trilogy, based on the "legend of the Watson killing." Confronts the primal relationship between a dangerous father and his desperate sons and the ways in which his… Read more
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THE SHORT STORIES OF HENRY JAMES

by James, Henry

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Wartime book, edited and with an introduction by Clifton Fadiman. Edge wear and small crinkle to
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First Printing
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New York: Random House. Very Good with no dust jacket; Wartime book, edited and with an . introduction by Clifton Fadiman. Edge wear and small crinkle to spine. . Pages somewhat toned.. 1945. First Printing. Hardcover. Collection of 17 short stories written by James from 1877 through 1909.; 8.1 X 5.6 X 1.6 inches; 644 pages .
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THE TENTH MAN

by Greene, Graham

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Small spot of soil top edge, discreet remainder mark bottom near spine.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671507947
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$10.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Small spot of soil top edge, discreet . remainder mark bottom near spine.. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. In the depths of a Gestapo prison, ten men have been taken hostage. Three of them must die but it makes no difference to the Germans which three - … Read more
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THE PAPER MEN

by Golding, William

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light wrinkling bottom edge front panel.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374229801
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$10.00

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New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light wrinkling bottom edge front . panel.. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Locked into a lethal relationship, two men stumble blindly across Europe, shedding wives, self-respect, and illusions. The climax, when it comes, is as inevitable as it is unexpected. ; 8.4 X 5.6 X 0.9… Read more
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THE MYSTERIOUS FLAME OF QUEEN LOANA

by Eco, Umberto

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
2005
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket; Fine book in like jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780151011407
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$10.00

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New York: Harcourt. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Fine book in like jacket.. 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Yambo, a stylish rare-book dealer in Milan, has suffered a loss of memory. In an effort to retrieve his past, he searches through boxes of old newspapers, photo albums, adolescent diaries and relives the story of his generation: Mussolini, Catholic… Read more
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THE BINGO PALACE

by Erdrich, Louise

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Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Slight lean.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060170806
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New York: Harpercollins. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Slight lean.. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Back on his reservation, Lipsha Morrissey, the illegitimate son of June Kashpaw and Gerry Nanapush, falls in love with Shawnee Ray and is torn between success and meaning, love and money, and the future and the past. ; 9.1 X 5.4… Read more
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ENDERBY'S DARK LADY OR NO END TO ENDERBY

by Burgess, Anthony

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light edge wear, small dent back edge.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780070089693
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$10.00

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New York: McGraw-Hill. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light edge wear, small dent back edge.. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. "Composed to placate kind readers of the Clockwork Testament, or Enderby's End, who objected to my casually killing my hero." ; 8.5 X 5.9 X 0.8 inches; 160 pages .
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