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The Agatha Christie Mystery

The Agatha Christie Mystery

by Murdoch, Derrick

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Ontario, Canada: Pagurian Press Limited, 1976. A5 - A first edition hard cover book in good condition in a good condition dust jacket. Dust jacket is mylar protected, it has open tear 2" wide and 0.5" high (triangle shape), small open tear on the back bottom left corner, chippings, wrinkling and creases on the spine edges and corners, 0.7" tear on the front bottom, some discoloration, and shelf wear. Book has wear on the spine edges, front free end paper is missing, light discoloration and shelf wear. No additional printings indicated. Agatha Christie always revealed the solutions to the mysteries she created for her readers. 9.5"x 6.25". 192 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Amateur: An Independent Life of Letters
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The Amateur: An Independent Life of Letters

by Lesser, Wendy

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0375404023
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New York, New York, USA: Pantheon Books, 1999. BX3 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in cream paper covered boards quarter bound in dark green cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library label and stamps on the front endpaper, title page, and top outside paper edges plus the dust jacket endflaps have been glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards plus a section (about 2"x4.75") of the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's removal process. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus some light soiling overall plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve with the usual library label on the spine wrapping onto the back plus the endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. An inquiry into how people discover their passions told through the author's own… Read More
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Angela's Ashes
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Angela's Ashes

by McCourt, Frank

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47th Printing
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Hardcover
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9780684874357
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0684874350
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Scribner, 1996. AZ6 - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Angela's Ashes, imbued on every page with Frank McCourt's astounding humor and compassion, is a glorious book that bears all the marks of a classic.. 47th Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Autobiography of Jack Woodford
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The Autobiography of Jack Woodford

by Woodford, Jack

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9780960157457
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096015745X
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Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.: Woodford Memorial Editions, Inc., 1989. H6 - Book has very light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise fine. . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Betjeman: A Life

Betjeman: A Life

by Wilson, A. N.

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9780374111984
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0374111987
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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2006. BT6 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book in near fine condition that has some light smudge on the page edges. A revealing new biography of the most popular poet of the twentieth century. 8.25"x5.25", 349 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).
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Between Them: Remembering My Parents

Between Them: Remembering My Parents

by Richard Ford (Edited by)

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9780062661883
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0062661884
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New York: Ecco, 2017. CU4 - A first edition (stated with complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED by author on the special tip in page (page after the front free endpaper) in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has less than 2" of chipping and line cut on the front upper right side, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners and light shelf wear. From American master Richard Ford, a memoir - his first work of nonfiction, a stirring narrative of memory and parental love. 7.75"x5.25", 179 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Between Them: Remembering My Parents

Between Them: Remembering My Parents

by Richard Ford (Edited by)

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New York: Ecco, 2017. CU4 - A first edition (stated with complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED by author on the special tip in page (page after the front free endpaper) in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has an inch of chipping and line cut on the front upper right side, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners and light shelf wear. From American master Richard Ford, a memoir - his first work of nonfiction, a stirring narrative of memory and parental love. 7.75"x5.25", 179 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Beyond the Dragon's Mouth: Stories and Pieces
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Beyond the Dragon's Mouth: Stories and Pieces

by Naipaul, Shiva

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First American Edition
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Hardcover
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9780670803927
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0670803928
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New York: Viking, 1985. BZ1 - A first American edition ex-library hardcover book in good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has light fading on the spine, some light overall wrinkling, some light glue staining on the front endflaps, and light shelf wear. Book has some very light fading along the top and bottom board edges, some lightly bumped corners, some light glue staining on fixed endpapers, a patch of glue staining on the front free endpaper, usual library marks, stamps, and labels on the top and bottom outside paper edges, front free endpaper, and the copyright page, and minor shelf wear. A collection of short stories, essays on Third World culture and politics, and literary memoirs drawn from the author's twenty years of writing. By the author of "Fireflies," "The Chip-Chip Gatherers," "Love and Death in a Hot Country," "North of South," and "Journey to Nowhere." 421p. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. First American… Read More
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A Bibliography of the Writings of Washington Irving: A Check List

by Williams, Stanley T. and Mary Allen Edge (compilers)

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Reprint Edition
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New York, New York, USA: Burt Franklin, 1970. BZ1 - A hard cover reprint edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy in green cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with a patch of heavy rubbing and label staining on the spine plus there is some light scattered rubbing along the edges of the boards plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top, bottom and right outside paper edges and the front fixed endpaper. This is a reprint of a book originally published in 1936. This book is a bibliography that developed out of the production of "The Life of Washington Irving" by Stanley T. Williams. It is designed for the student of Washington Irving, both the collector and the literary historian, and contains material on the works of Irving published subsequent to the listings by Langfeld and Blackburn, as well as related critical literature. Title index, 200p.. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.… Read More
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A Broom of One's Own: Words on Writing, Housecleaning, and Life
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A Broom of One's Own: Words on Writing, Housecleaning, and Life

by Peacock, Nancy

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9780061357879
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New York: Harper Perennial, 2008. CM4 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book in near fine condition that has very light shelf wear. A writing guide and memoir from a critically acclaimed author who would do anything to support her art - even if it meant working as a maid. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).
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A Broom of One's Own: Words on Writing, Housecleaning, and Life

A Broom of One's Own: Words on Writing, Housecleaning, and Life

by Peacock, Nancy

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New York: Harper Perennial, 2008. BT2 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book in fine condition. A writing guide and memoir from a critically acclaimed author who would do anything to support her art - even if it meant working as a maid. 8"x5.25", 172 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).
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The Bullet Meant for Me: A Memoir

The Bullet Meant for Me: A Memoir

by Reid, Jan

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9780767905954
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0767905954
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New York: Broadway Books, 2002. CG5 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by author in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. Rich with insight and vividly told, this is the remarkable story of a true survivor. 9.5"x6.5", 240 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Chance Meeting: Intertwined Lives of Writers and Artists, 1854-1967

A Chance Meeting: Intertwined Lives of Writers and Artists, 1854-1967

by Cohen, Rachel

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9781400061648
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1400061644
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New York: Random House, 2004. CU4 - A first edition (stated with complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED and dated by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners and dent, wrinkling on the spine edges, light discoloration and shelf wear. 9.5"x6.5", 363 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. "They met in ordinary ways," writes Rachel Cohen in her introduction, "a careful arrangement after long admiration, a friend's casual introduction, or because they both just happened to be standing near the drinks. . . . They talked to each other for a few hours or for forty years, and later it seemed to them impossible that they could have missed each other." Each chapter of this inventive consideration of American culture evokes an actual meeting between two historical figures. In 1854, Henry James,… Read More
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Compass Points: How I Lived

by Hoagland, Edward

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New York, New York, USA: Pantheon Books, 2001. CB2 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proof first edition book in very good+ condition (trade paperback). An autobiography by a noted American writer. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in tan wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. The author is a winner of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship, and has had novels nominated for the National Book Award, the American Book Award, and the National Book Critics circle Award, plus he has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. By the author of "Cat Man," "Walking the Dead Diamond River," "African Calliope," and "The Tugman's Passage." 290p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 6.25"x9.25". Advance Reading Copy (ARC).
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Confessions of Edward Dahlberg

by Dahlberg, Edward

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Hardcover
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9780807605899
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0807605891
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New York, New York, USA: George Braziller, Inc., 1971. CB2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light surface wear along the boards' bottom edges and a patch (about 0.75"x2") on the back bottom right corner plus there are the usual library stamps on the top and bottom outside paper edges, inside surface of the front board, front endpaper, and title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. An autobiographical ramble of the younger years of a noted intellectual and writer. Indexed, 312p.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 6"x8.5". Ex-Library.
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Cristobal de Virues
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Cristobal de Virues

by Weiger, John G.

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First Thus
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780805763386
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0805763384
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Farmington Hills, MI, U.S.A.: Gale Group, 1978. CB5 - A tight clean sound copy in dark green cloth covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and on the front with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the topand& bottom outside paper edges, front and back endpapers, and title page. This is a title in the publisher's World Authors series. A biography of one of the great Spanish playwrights of the late 16th century. Notes and references, selected bibliography, 166p.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 5.5"x8.25". Ex-Library.
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Days: Tangier Journal 1987-1989
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Days: Tangier Journal 1987-1989

by Bowles, Paul

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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780880012690
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0880012692
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New York: Ecco Press, 1991. BP4 - DJ has chipping and wear on some edges and corners, crease on the back inside flap, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Development of Black Theater in America: From Shadows to Selves
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The Development of Black Theater in America: From Shadows to Selves

by Sanders, Leslie Catherine

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First Printing
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780807113288
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080711328X
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Baton Rouge, Louisana: Louisiana State University Press, 1988. CC5 - A first printing ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling and chipping on the edges, corners and some sides, label on the spine, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), tape stains on the cover, light discoloration and shelf wear. Signed by Amiri Baraka (formerly known as LeRoi Jones) on his story page. A book about African-American theater's five most productive playwrights: Willis Richardson, Randolph Edmonds, Langston Hughes, LeRoi Jones, and Ed Bullins. 9.25"x6.25", 252 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.
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The Development of Black Theater in America: From Shadows to Selves

The Development of Black Theater in America: From Shadows to Selves

by Leslie Catherine Sanders

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Baton Rouge, Louisana: Louisiana State University Press, 1988. CN3 - An ex-library first printing book SIGNED and dated by Amiri Baraka (formerly known as LeRoi Jones) on his page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling and chipping on some edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), tape stains on the endpapers and cover, small chipping on the lower hinge of the back endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear. A book about African-American theater's five most productive playwrights: Willis Richardson, Randolph Edmonds, Langston Hughes, LeRoi Jones, and Ed Bullins. 9.25"x6.25", 252 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.
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The Devil at Large

The Devil at Large

by Jong, Erica

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Used - Very Good
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2nd Printing
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Hardcover
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9780394584980
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0394584988
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New York: Turtle Bay Books, 1993. BP6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has light rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has less than an inch tear on the right side of the half-title page, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book was signed and inscribed by the author to the previous owner "For Lucia Pasini Warmly Erica Jong Feb 93" on the title page. The Devil at Large: Erica Jong on Henry Miller.. Signed by Author. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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