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Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 535 Easy(ish) Steps

by Kelly Williams Brown

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May 2013
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As New
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First Edition, later printing
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9781455516902
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New York: Grand Central Publishing, May 2013. Trade Paperback. First Edition, later printing. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 330 pages. Just because you don't feel like an adult doesn't mean you can't act like one. And it all begins with this funny, wise, and useful book. Adulting makes the scary, confusing "real… Read more
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Small World (Campus Trilogy, 2)

by David Lodge

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Published
June 1995
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Fine
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9780140244861
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New York: Penguin, June 1995. Paperback. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 339 pages. A satirical look at the oversexed world of English professors on the international conference circuit.
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Gulliver's Travels, Based on Jonathan Swift's Immortal Tale (1939 movie tie-in)

by Jonathan Swift; Fleischer Studios

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Published
1939
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Poor
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New York: The Sun Dial Press, 1939. Hardcover. Authorized edition. Based on Paramount's moving picture; produced in technicolor by Fleischer Studios Inc. Black cloth spine with color illustrated paper boards. B&W illustrated front endpapers. Color frontispiece and illustrated title page form a double colored plate. Richly illustrated throughout in color and B&W. Rear endpapers have word and music to the… Read more
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain, Illustrated by Donald McKay (Illustrated Junior Library)

by Mark Twain; Samuel Clemens

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Published
1946
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Very Good
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, n.d. [copyright 1946]. Hardcover. Illustrated Junior Library. Grey linen over boards with oval lithograph pasted to front board and decorated red backstrip. Color illustrated endpapers, color frontis, eight color plates and many B&W illustrations. Very Good book / no slipcase. Bookplate to verso of FFEP, otherwise interior unmarked. Binding sound. Spine straight, but faded, ends… Read more
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Pop-up Knock-Knock

by Albert G. Miller

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Published
1968
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Fair
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New York: Random House with Graphics International, n.d. [c. late 1960s]. Hardcover. Fair. One-inch tear to spine head. One tab missing. No marks. Spine straight and tight. Not from a library. 18 pages.
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Clementina the Flying Pig, Story and Pictures

by Oskar Lebeck

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Published
1939
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Fair
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New York: Grossett & Dunlap, n.d. [copyright 1939]. Hardcover. First Edition (not stated). Quarter-bound in blue cloth with color illustrated paper boards. Illustrated endpapers. Richly illustrated in color and B&W. Fair condition / reading copy. Front hinge cracked halfway. Prior owner's endplate to verso of FFEP, no other markings. Significant reading wear, corners, edges, and spine ends worn through to… Read more
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World So Wide

by Sinclair Lewis

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Published
February 1961
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Good
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First Printing
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New York: Pyramid. February 1961. Mass Market Paperback. First Printing. Spine cocked and cracked, but uncreased. Pages tanned but unmarked. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 191 pages. Caricature of the British and American colony in Italy.
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The Innocents Abroad : Or the New Pilgrims Progress (Signet Classics)

by Mark Twain

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Published
February 1966
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780451525024
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New York: Signet Classics. February 1966. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 510 pages. Based on a series of letters Mark Twain wrote from Europe to newspapers in San Francisco and New York as a roving correspondent, The… Read more
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Cyrano de Bergerac (Bantam Classics)

by Edmond Rostand

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Published
February 1959
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Very Good
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New York: Bantam Classics. February 1959. Mass Market Paperback. JC 136. Ninth printing. Very Good. Text unmarked. Name to inside front cover. Doodle to inside rear cover. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light wear to cover with sunning and price label ghost to top corner. Crease to front hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 196 pages.… Read more
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A Widow for One Year

by John Irving

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Published
April 1999
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As New
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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9780062700223
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New York: Ballantine Books. April 1999. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 537 pages + 21 page reader's guide. The epic story of a family, dysfunctional at best, unable to cope with tragedy--or with each other. We first meet Ruth Cole… Read more
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The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

by Abbi Waxman

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Published
July 2019
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As New
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First Edition
ISBN
9780451491879
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New York: Berkley. July 2019. Trade Paperback. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 332 pages + reader's guide.
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Chennai Latte: A Madras Brew

by Ranjitha Ashok

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Published
2005
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New
ISBN
9788188661312
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Chennai: East West Books, (Madras) Pvt Ltd, 2005. Trade Paperback. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. viii + 123 pages : ill. ; 21 cm. Musings on Madras culture and history with cartoons by Biswajit Balasubramanian.
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God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater; or, Pearls Before Swine

by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Published
May 1971
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Good
Edition
First Delacorte printing
ISBN
9780440029298
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New York: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, May 1971 [c. 1965]. Hardcover. First Delacorte printing (stated). Turquoise linen over boards with silver facsimile signature to front board and silver/black printing to spine. Front flap has $7.95 price and 2929 catalog ID. Rear flap has 0571 date code. Good book in a Good+ jacket. Front and rear hinges cracked. No markings.… Read more
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Deadeye Dick: A Novel

by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Published
October 1982
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Very Good
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First Trade Paperback Edition
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9780440017806
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New York: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, October 1982. First Trade Paperback Edition (no additional printings listed). Very Good. Prior owner's name penciled to half-title page. Personal note penciled to dedication page. Text block unmarked. Spine faded, but straight, tight and uncreased. Dust stains to edges. No tears, creases or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped.… Read more
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The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories, With a Foreward by Edmund Reiss, Revised andUpdated Bibliography

by Mark Twain; Samuel Clemens; Edmund Reiss (foreward)

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Published
1980
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Very Good
ISBN
9780451520692
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New York: New American Library / Signet Classic, 1980. CE 2069. 16th printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Lightly tanned. Old price inked to first page, otherwise unmarked. Spine straight, very tight and uncreased. Light wear to cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 255 pages. The Mysterious Stranger is an unfinished work and the last novel… Read more
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Candide. Translated by Lowell Bair. With an appreciation by André Maurois. Illustrations by Sheilah Beckett.

by Voltaire; Lowell Blair (trans); André Maurois (foreward)

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780553210286
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New York: Bantam Classic, March 1981. Mass Market Paperback. March 1981. 2nd printing, August 1981. Near Fine. Lightly tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 122 pages.
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Teen-Age Blues

by Nancy Pepper

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Published
March 1948
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition, second printing
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New York: Julian Messner. Hardcover. First Edition, Second Printing, March 1948. Inscribed and signed by author on FFEP. Very Good book / No jacket. Text block pristine. Spine tight, with a slight tilt, ends bumped and frayed. Cover clean and bright. Not from a library. 72 pages. B&W illustrations by Abbi Damerow. Contents: Good Times; Telephone Topics; What Price Glamour;… Read more
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Jokes and More Jokes

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Published
1955
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New York: Scholastic, 1955. Paperback. T-32. 20th printing, April 1974. Very Good. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. No tears, folds, or creases. vi + 122 pages. "Better than a double dose of laughing gas"....122 pages of zany puns, tall stories, cartoons and wisecracks. You'll relish every… Read more
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Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch

by Dai Sijie

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Published
June 2006
Condition
Fine
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First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781400077144
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New York: Anchor Books, June 2006. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Slight edgewear. v + 287 pages. A rapturous and uproarious collision of East and West, a novel about the dream of love and the love of dreams. Fresh from 11 years in Paris studying Freud,… Read more
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Noir: A Novel

by Christopher Moore

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Published
2018
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780062858153
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New York: HarperCollins / William Morrow, 2018. Hardcover. B&N Exclusive Edition. First edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight. Jacket clean and bright. 357 pages. San Francisco. Summer, 1947. A dame walks into a saloon.... Think Raymond Chandler meets Damon Runyon with more than a dash of Bugs Bunny and the… Read more
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