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cover of The Talking Trees and Other Stories

The Talking Trees and Other Stories

by O'Faolain, Sean

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Published
1970
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Good
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First
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Boston: Little Brown, 1970. Stated First Edition 8vo hardcover with dust jacket; x pages From jacket: "A rainbow like collection of eleven new stories by one of hte all-time masters, certainly Ireland's greatest living narrative writer... As always O'Faolain's concern is with the center of experience, wiht what is external and universal: love, shame, devotion, pride; they… Read more
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cover of The Short Story Case Book

The Short Story Case Book

by O'Brien, Edward J.

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Published
1935
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Good
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New York: Farrar & Rinehart Inc. Publishers, 1935. 8vo size hardcover; 635 toned pages Contains short stories by: Honore de Balzac Prosper Merimee Guy de Maupassant Anton Chekhov Edgar Allen Poe Nathaniel Hawthorne O. Henry Ernest Hemingway William Faulkner William March Manuel Komroff J.P. Marquand Whit Burnett Naomi Shumway Martha Foley Katherine Mansfield A.E. Coppard A.G. Morris … Read more
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cover of Anno Domini:  Three Stories

Anno Domini: Three Stories

by Steiner, George

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Published
1964
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Good
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$9.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1964. 8vo size hardcover; blue boards under red cloth spine; 205 pages. The stories are: Return No More Cake Sweet Man Ex-library with typical treatments; sunned spine is bumped at head and heal and frayed at top. There is some tape and residue at the bottom where a Dewey label was removed. Bumped… Read more
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cover of On the Banks of Appletree Creek

On the Banks of Appletree Creek

by Judith

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Very Good
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Alymer, Ontario, Canada: Pathway Publishers 8vo size trade paperback; 152 bright, white pages with black and white illustrations. This young adult book includes 11 short stories about growing up Amish. Nearly new: we note only a tiny nick at top of sunned spine. . Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Alexander, Deborah. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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cover of In the Land of the Armadillos

In the Land of the Armadillos

by Shankman, Helen Maryles

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Published
2016
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As New
ISBN
9781501115196
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$6.00

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New York: Scribner, 2016. Stated First Edition with full number line 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 285 pages From jacket: "Blending folklore and fact, (the author) shows us the people of Wlodawa, a remote Polish town at a crossroads: we meet a cold-blooded SS officer dedicated to rescuing the creator of his son's favorite picture… Read more
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cover of I Thought My Father Was God and Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project

I Thought My Father Was God and Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project

by Auster, Paul (editor)

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Published
2001
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Good
Edition
Advance Reading Copy ARC
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$16.00

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New York: Henry Holt, 2001. 8vo size trade paperback; 383 pages From back: "(This book) gathers 180 of these personal, true-life accounts in a single, powerful volume. They come from people of all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life. Half of the contributors are men; half are women. They live in cities, suburbs, and rural… Read more
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cover of God Bless America Stories

God Bless America Stories

by Almond, Steve

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Published
2011
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Good
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
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$6.00

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2011. 8vo size trade paperback; 209 pages Covers are unique to Proof: front cover states Advance Uncorrected Proof and back cover has brief details of the marketing campaign and book. Back also includes advance praise for the book and an overview of the book. From back: "A meditation on the American Dream and its discontents.… Read more
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cover of Bewitched Beings:  Phantoms, Familiars and the Possessed in Stories from Two Centuries

Bewitched Beings: Phantoms, Familiars and the Possessed in Stories from Two Centuries

by Manley, Seon & Gogo Lewis

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Published
1974
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Good
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$22.00

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Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Co. Inc., 1974. 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 224 pages with black and white illustrations by Emanuel Schongut From jacket: "Phantoms that are not what they seem, animals that are the ghosts of humans bound to our world, witches familiars, the bewitched and the possessed are the subjects of 11 classic stories of… Read more
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cover of The Struggle for Happiness

The Struggle for Happiness

by Robson, Ruthann

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Published
2000
Condition
Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780312252199
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$100.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000. Rare, signed, Firsst Edition. Signed and inscribed by author on title page Stated First Edition 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 228 pages From jacket: One of the finest literary writers of the past decade, Ruthann Robson showcases her talent and ranges in (this book.) Linked thematically, the… Read more
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cover of A Spirit Rises

A Spirit Rises

by Warner, Sylvia Townsend

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Published
1962
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Good
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$40.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1962. 8vo size pink and gray striped hardcover; 210 pages with pink topstain. Author's photo on back cover of jacket. Contents include: Youth and the Lady The Locum Tenens The Fifth of November A Question of Disposal Barnby Robinson In a Shaken House The Old Nun Randolph On Living for Others A Dressmaker… Read more
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cover of She Loved Me Once and Other Stories

She Loved Me Once and Other Stories

by Goran, Lester

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Published
1997
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Good
ISBN
9780873385763
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Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1997. 8vo size dark green clothbound hardcover with bright gilt titles on spine; 288 pages The book is divided into three parts: Local Irregularities Costly Misapprehensions Ordinary Duplicities with stories in each section. There are a total of 20 stories. Some rubbing to covers and a couple of small… Read more
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cover of Short Works of Lord Dunsany

Short Works of Lord Dunsany

by Lord Dunsany

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Published
2007
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Good
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$32.00

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2007. This collection is a contemporary reprint, published in 2007. 8vo size trade paperback; 401 bright, white pages Contents include: Fifty-One Tales A Dreamer's tales The God's of Pegana Tales of Three Hemispheres Tales of War Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878-1957,) was an Irish author who published under the name of Lord Dunsany. Baron… Read more
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cover of Home with Hazel

Home with Hazel

by Van Doren, Mark

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Published
1957
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Good
Edition
First
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New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1957. Stated First Edition 8vo size blue clothbound hardcover with dust jacket; pages From jacket: "The 20 stories in this collection range in mood from humor through sentiment to outright tragedy, and in setting from New England to New Orleans. Among them are a detective tale, a miniature suspense drama,… Read more
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cover of Tales of the Punjab:  Folklore of India

Tales of the Punjab: Folklore of India

by Steel, Flora Annie

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Published
1983
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Good
ISBN
9780517425879
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New York: Random House, 1983. 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 326 pages. Forty-three stories and 65 illustrations. From jacket: "Here are the tales, told by the people over the centuries in India, collected and transcribed in all their original rough ready wit, drama, and poetry, together with illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling." Edgewear, bumped head… Read more
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cover of Expresso Bongo:  A Wolf Mankowitz Reader

Expresso Bongo: A Wolf Mankowitz Reader

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Published
1961
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Good
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$18.00

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New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Publisher, 1961. 8vo size clothbound hardcover; 352 pages Contents include: A Kid for Two Farthings Make Me an Offer The Mendelman Fire Shorts Stories including Expresso Bongo Plays: The Bespoke Overcoat & It Should Happen to a Dog Sunned and bumped head and heel of spine. . Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo… Read more
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cover of Certain Things Last:  The Selected Short Stories of Sherwood Anderson

Certain Things Last: The Selected Short Stories of Sherwood Anderson

by Anderson, Sherwood

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$7.00

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New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1992. edited and with an introduction by Charles E. Modlin 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 359 pages From jacket: "(This book) is the first one-volume edition of ANderson's stories. But what makes this book truly remarkable is that five of Anderson's very best stories appear in print here for… Read more
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cover of Short People Stories

Short People Stories

by Furst, Joshua

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Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780375414312
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. Stated First Edition 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 207 deckle edge pages. From jacket: "An astonishing debut: ten stories that explore - and reveal - American childhood in all hits glory, hope and conflict. In Short People we encounter, among many others, Jason and Billy, best friends who… Read more
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cover of The Seven That Were Hanged

The Seven That Were Hanged

by Andreyev, Leonid

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Published
1931
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Good
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New York: The Book of League of America, 1931. also includes The Red Laugh 8vo size light brown clothbound hardcover with gilt titles and gilt art deco design on spine and front cover. The Book League of America logo is styled right into the design and appears above the author's right name. The art deco design carries… Read more
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cover of The Finest Stories of Sean O'Faolain

The Finest Stories of Sean O'Faolain

by O'Faolain, Sean

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Published
1957
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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$31.00

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Boston: Little Brown, 1957. Stated First Edition 8vo size black clothbound hardcover with dust jacket; 385 pages From jacket: "O'Faolain ranks unquestionably among the greatest of the storytellers Ireland has produced. This book represents the finest stories of 30 years of writing. Included are selections from three earlier collections which have become classics in the… Read more
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cover of I Remember!  I Remember! Short Stories

I Remember! I Remember! Short Stories

by O'Faolain, Sean

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Good
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$26.00

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8vo size green clothbound hardcover with dust jacket with author's photograph on back; 240 pages From jacket: "The stories in this collection dwell upon the theme of memory, a sense of twilight and autumn, the comic and the poignant, and the incapacity of people to love and communicate with each other. The book is alive with the… Read more
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