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Andalusia: Sketches and Impressions

by Maugham, W Somerset

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Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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Alfred A Knopf, 1920. Black cloth spine, red boards, red/white paper label to front, red titles to spine, black topstain. First edition (matching dates/NAP). No DJ. A very nice, sound copy of this increasingly-rare collection of travel writings, with wear to boards at corners, bottom edge. Text block clean, bright.238 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Book.
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Catalina: A Romance

by Maugham, W Somerset

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
BOMC Edition
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$15.00

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Doubleday & Co., 1948. Black cloth, gilt titles. A near fine copy with little wear. DJ also very good with rubbing, sunning to spine. 275 pp.. BOMC Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book.
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Battle Cry: Faulkner a Comprehensive Guide to the Brodsky Collection

by Brodsky, Louis Daniel and Robert W. Hamblin, Eds

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780878052530
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$65.00

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Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.A.: Univ Pr of Mississippi, 1985. Red cloth binding stamped black and gilt, ms facsimile endsheets. This volume devoted to the screenplay for Battle Cry. Contents include an essay on Hollywood in 1943 by Meta Carpenter Wilde and Orin Borsten; an Introduction by the editors; incidental materials in the Collection;, Editorial Notes; Expanded Story Treatment; Second Termporary Screenplay.… Read more
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Faulkner: A Comprehensive Guide to the Brodsky Collection Vol III: The De Gaulle Story

by Brodsky, Louis Daniel and Robert W. Hamblin, Eds

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780878052547
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$25.00

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University Press of Mississippi, 1984. First softcover printing. Contains an Introduction by the editors, Story Outline and Treatment, Revised Story, First Complete Screenplay, Revised Screenplay, Deleted Scenes, other commentary. Unread, as new. 400 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. Book.
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Faulkner: A Comprehensive Guide to the Brodsky Collection Vol II: The Letters

by Brodsky, Louis Daniel and Robert W. Hamblin, Eds

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780878052158
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$25.00

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University Press of Mississippi, 1984. First softcover printing. A scholarly study with extensive footnotes and a few reproduced manuscript pages. Contents arranged chronologically. Unread, as new with some sunning to spine. 334 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. Book.
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Inventing A Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson

by Vidal, Gore

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780300105926
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$15.00

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Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: Yale Univ Pr, 2004. First pb printing. Unread, near new. 198 pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. Book.
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Then and Now: A Novel

by Maugham, W. Somerset

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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Doubleday & Co., 1946. Black cloth binding, gilt titles, blindstamp to front board. Stated first (American) edition. Book very good plus with some rubbing to cloth at extremeties, slight fading to titles at spine. DJ very good minus with chipping to spine-ends, small stains evidenced at top flap folds, sunned at spine. Price of $2.50 intact. 278 pp.. First Edition.… Read more
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Bernard Carr

by Farrell, James T

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Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New American Library, 1951. First printing. A Signet Giant 5893, with cover art by James Avati. A near fine unread copy that has been stored in plastic bag. 351 pp.. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Book.
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A World I Never Made

by Farrell, James T

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,350.00

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Vanguard Press, 1936. Stated first edition. Cream cloth binding, maroon titles, decoration and topstain. Inscribed "To Harry Clark..." and dated on ffep. Book overall very good plus with cloth darkened at gutters, pastedowns glue-darkened. Else a solid copy. DJ very good minus with a short tear inexplicably repaired with masking/duck tape, age-darkened and sunned at spine. Price of $2.50 intact.… Read more
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Mosquitoes

by Faulkner, William

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Published
1953
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Dell Publishing Co., 1953. Dell 708. First thus; reprints Avon 12. With the cover painting by Lou Glanzman. A fine, little-used copy with modest aging to paper and .25 cover price. 288 pp.. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Fine. Book.
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It's a Battlefield

by Greene, Graham

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Published
1962
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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$75.00

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Viking Press, 1962. First printing of this edition, reissued by Viking in 1962 with a new introduction. Blue cloth binding, green titles, blindstamped illustration to front board, green topstain, dark endpapers. Book near fine with some fading to topstain. DJ very good with a few short tears from shelfwear, slight rubbing. Price of $3.95 intact. 214 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.… Read more
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Say, is This the U.S.A

by Caldwell, Erskine and Margaret Bourke-White

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$225.00

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Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1941. Photo-illustrated cloth with wraparound design. Stated first edition. No DJ. Bourke-White's striking B&W photos of Depression-era America with Caldwell's comments on the photos. Very good minus with some pages rippled at bottom gutter from dampstaining, spotting/soil to cloth, op edge, endpapers. Rare. 182 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Book.
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$225.00
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Creatures of Circumstance

by Maugham, W Somerset

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Doubleday Doran, 1947. Fifteen tales. First US edition, stated. Black cloth, gilt titles/decoration at spine and front board. Blue-grey topstain. Book near fine with slight fading to gilt at spine-ends. DJ in Mylar very good with 1/8" loss at heel of spine, other edgewear. Price of $2.75 intact. 314 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book.
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Women and Thomas Harrow

by Marquand, John P

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Little Brown, 1958. Beige cloth, blue/gilt titles & decoration, yellow topstain. Stated first edition. Book near fine. DJ very good with creases and edgewear, small chips at spine ends. Price of $4.75 intact. 497 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book.
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America and Americans

by Steinbeck, John (text)

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Viking Press, 1966. Quarto. Half blue/half turqoise cloth binding, cilt titles, map (of US) endpapers. Profusely illustrated with full- and two-page photos by many then-contemporary staff and notable photographers; namely, Eisenstadt, Cartier-Bresson, Adams, Sirkis, Smith, Parks, Feininger and many others. Photos on matte finish paper. Book near fine with light bump to top corner. DJ in Mylar very good minus… Read more
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The Grapes of Wrath

by Steinbeck, John

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Published
1937
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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Viking Press, 1937. Seventh printing, June 1939. Oatmeal cloth binding decorated with brown titles & wraparound illustration. Illustrated endpapers. Book sound with wear and soil to boards but no spotting. Cloth worn at corners. Heavy tape marks to endpapers, small waterstains to both endpapers at foreedge (but no other pages). DJ backed with brown paper, worn at folds, chipped 1/8"… Read more
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Knight's Gambit

by Faulkner, William

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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Random House, 1949. Red cloth binding, black/gilt titles and decoration, black topstain. As per point of issue, no edition statement on CP. Near fine copy with one wrinkle-tear to one page at mid-foreedge. DJ also near fine with some scratches, foldwear. Price of $2.75 intact. 246 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book.
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A Fable

by Faulkner, William

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Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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Random House, 1954. Maroon cloth decorated with three pairs of crosses to front board and gilt/mauve titles to spine. Stated first printing. Book near fine with slight darkening to pastedowns, a few spots (about 6). DJ in Mylar dated 8/54, priced $4.75 also very good plus with one chip to head of spine, other edgewear/wear to back fold. 437 pp..… Read more
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The Late George Apley: A Novel in the Form of a Memoir

by Marquand, John P

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$3,250.00

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Little, Brown & Co., 1937. First printing (cr: P date). With "Lovely Pearl" at top of p. 17 although the significance of that alleged point of issue is unclear. Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine and front board. Red topstain. Book very good with faint vertical streaks to a number of pages evidently caused by a malfunction on press and… Read more
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The Town: A Novel of the Snopes Family

by Faulkner, William

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Random House, 1957. Red cloth, grey/gilt titles to spine & front board, green topstain, grey endpapers. Book near fine with some readers' wear, edges of boards slightly worn, topstain faded. Stated first printing with line 8 on p. 327 repeated at line 10. Second state DJ (no date) in Mylar very good plus with 1/2" tears at head of… Read more
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