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No

by Major, Clarence

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citynightsbooks
Published
1973
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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9780878290062
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Emerson Hall, 1973. First edition stated.; Orange cloth, brown titles. Inscribed by author on title page. Book very good with edge spotting all around. DJ also very good with faint Brodart stripe to front and back. 207 pp. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Rain on the Just

by Morehouse, Kathleen

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Published
1980
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Very Good
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1st Thus
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9780809309450
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Southern Illinois University Press, 1980. First printing of this edition, originally published by L. Furman in 1936. Gray cloth, gilt titles. With an Afterword by the author. In the Lost American Fiction series edited by Matthew Bruccoli. This novel, recording the lifestyle of a North Carolina family during the Depression years, was heralded nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and labelled… Read more
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The End of the Road

by Barth, John

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Doubleday & Co., 1966. Revised edition, stated on jacket, first printing thus with gutter code I27 (07/67).Black cloth, gilt titles, yellow endsheets. Book very good with glue-darkening to pastedowns, a few bits of what appear to be white paint at top edge of front board. DJ also very good wth edgewear, sticker mark to ffep. 188 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.… Read more
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Come Along With Me

by Jackson, Shirley

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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$150.00

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Viking Press, 1968. First edition (FP). Yellow cloth spine, brown boards, yellow topstain. Edited and with a Preface by Stanley Edgar Hyman. Contains a novel excerpt, 16 stories and three lectures. Book very good with small owner inscription to ffep, some wrinkling of front pastedown. DJ also very good with edgewear. light soil. 243 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very… Read more
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The City of Trembling Leaves

by Van Tilburg Clark, Walter

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Published
1945
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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$145.00

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Random House, 1945. Stated first printing. Tan cloth, green/gilt titles blocks, green topstain. By the author of The Ox-Bow Incident, Watchful Gods and The Track of the Cat. Book very good with light fading to cloth and topstain, a couple of tiny spots. DJ also very good with price clipped, edge and foldwear, two repaired tears. 690 pp.. 1st Edition.… Read more
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Selected Short Storis of Sinclair Lewis

by Lewis, Sinclair

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Published
1935
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. Stated first edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front. Thirteen stories, reprinted from Saturday Evening Post, Nation, Cosmopolitan and other national magazines included and with an introduction by the author. Book very good with discoloration to pastedowns. DJ also very good with edgewear, 1/4 (+/-) in. loss to spine-ends, short tears… Read more
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Why Are We in Vietnam?

by Mailer, Norman

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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$50.00

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G.P. Putnam's Sons/Stein and Day, 1967. Stated first impression. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Through a young male protagonist, in this novel the author examines the American penchant for war and violence. Book very good with light aging, not much wear. DJ likewise very good with edgewear, a few scuffs. 208 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Two Lives and a Dream

by Yourcenar, Marguerite

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Published
1987
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Very Good
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1st Edition
ISBN
9780374280192
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$35.00

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1987. First edition stated. Black cloth spine, copper boards, black/gilt titles. Translated by Walter Kaiser. A trilogy of novellas. Book unread, near fine with a bit of smudging to top edge. DJ also near fine with light rubbing. Includes Translatro's Note at end. 245 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Outsider

by Wright, Richard

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Published
1953
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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$125.00

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Harper & Brothers, 1953. Stated first edition with code Black cloth spine, multicolored paper boards, gray titles. This novel reflects the author's involvements with Communism, nihilism and existentialism. On publication, it was severely criticized for its pessimism and lack of focus on more conventional African-American themes. Nevertheless, it remains a seminal statement on the position of a minority in… Read more
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One: A Novel

by Karp, David

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Published
1953
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Vanguard Press, 1953. First edition (NAP). Gray cloth spine, gray boards, orange titles. Interesting novel about identity theft, from the philosophical perspective. Not many copies survive. Book very good with a bit of dampwarping to lower back board, intermittent fading. DJ very good minus with equivalent dampstains, chipped at base of spine and bottom of back board, two other small… Read more
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Franny and Zooey

by Salinger, J. D.

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Published
1961
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$275.00

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Little, Brown & Co., 1961. Stated first edition. Slate blue cloth, gilt titles. His novellas about the Glass family. Book very good with modest fading to cloth, light spotting to endsheets and foreedge, small owner signature on ffep. DJ very good with aging, light creases at front panel, some wear to folds, tear at top front panel. Flap price of… Read more
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Published
1940
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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$150.00

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First edition with 'A' on copyright page. Oatmeal cloth, black/red titles block at spine, facsimile signature at front. Book very good minus with previous owner having pasted the DJ flap copy to ffep, previous owner bookplate to front pastedown verso, glue discoloration to back pastedown. Second state DJ also very good minus, with various tape repairs… Read more
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Mother Knows Best

by Ferber, Edna

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Published
1927
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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$75.00

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Doubleday, Page & Co., 1927. Stated first edition. Salmon cloth spine, pictorial boards, pasted titles plate at spine, salmon topstain, decorative endsheets. No DJ. Contains 8 stories, separated by colorful section markers, bound in. Very good with mild wear to edges and titles plate. 267 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Pinktoes

by Himes, Chester

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Published
1965
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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$75.00

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G.P. Putnam's Sons/Stein and Day, 1965. First edition (NAP). Pink cloth spine, black boards, gilt titles. Himes' satire on miscegenation. Book very good with light fading to cloth. DJ also very good with sunning to spine, edgewear, small stain at back panel. 256 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Visitation of Spirits: A Novel

by Kenan, Randall

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Published
1989
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Very Good
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1st Edition
ISBN
9780802111180
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$40.00

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Grove Press, 1989. First printing and stated first edition. Black spine, pink boards, gilt titles. Novel set in North Carolina by the author of several books of essays. Book unread, very good plus with a few edge spots, a couple of smudges to endsheets. DJ likewise very good plus with a small tear to lamination. 257 pp.. 1st Edition.… Read more
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Tales from Watership Down

by Adams, Richard

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Published
1996
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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9780679451259
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$35.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First US edition stated. With illustrations by John Lawrence. Contains 19 stories in which our favorite characters return. Lapine Glossary at end. Book unread, near fine with remainder mark at top edge. DJ near fine with slight sunning to spine. 262 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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God Bless the Child

by Hunter, Kristin

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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$25.00

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Bantam Books, 1967. Bantam S5418, second Bantam printing, 1970. First novel by the author of guests in the Promised Land and The Landlord. Very good unread copy with edge soil., aging to paper. 279 pp.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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Sam

by Coleman, Lonnie

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Published
1959
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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$80.00

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David McKay Co., 1959. First edition (NAP). Red cloth, gilt titles. A novel about conflict and confusion surrounding sexual orientation by a prominent Southern writer of that era. Book very good with light soil at gutters, slight fading to cloth. DJ also very good with edgewear, rubbing. 245 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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People of the City

by Ekwensi, Cyprian

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Published
1969
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$45.00

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Fawcett World Library, 1969. Fawcett Premier T455 with .75 cover price. A Fawcett Premier Original edition, following the first UK edition. Very good plus / near fine unread copy with faint watermark at lower foreedge, aging to paper. 157 pp.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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A Cry of Children

by Burns, John Horne

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$25.00

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Bantam 1147, stated first Bantam printing with .25 cover price and illustration by Charles Binger. Very good clean copy with normal aging, hinge crease, repaired tear to front cover at top foreedge. 245 pp.
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