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The Old Man and the Sea
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The Old Man and the Sea

By Hemingway, Ernest

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1977. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good -. 127 p.; 21 cm. Blue cloth spine with light blue paper over boards; silver spine title. Light green dust jacket. Book is in Near Fine Condition: slightly faded along lower edge of boards; pages are clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good- Condition: spine is sunned; lightly soiled.

$10.00

Hiding Place
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Hiding Place

By Wideman, John Edgar

New York: Avon, 1981. Paperback. Near Fine. First Bard Printing, Oct. 1981. 158, [2] p.; 18 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. In Near Fine Condition: cover is lightly rubbed; pages are browning but clean and tight.

$23.00

A Traveler from Altruria by William Dean Howells; Edited with a Introduction by David W. Levy
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A Traveler from Altruria by William Dean Howells; Edited with a Introduction by David W. Levy

By Howells, William Dean

Boston: Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, 1996. Paperback. Near Fine. vii, [1], 184 p.; 21 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Includes questions for consideration and index. Part of the publisher's The Bedford Series in History and Culture. A Traveler from Altruria first appeared serially in Cosmopolitan in 1892 and 1893, and in book form in 1894. In Near Fine Condition: cover is slightly rubbed; clean and tight.

$8.00

The Door in the Grimming; by Paula Grogger; Translated by Caroline Cunningham
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The Door in the Grimming; by Paula Grogger; Translated by Caroline Cunningham

By Grogger, Paula

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1936. Hardcover. Good. [10], 507 p.; 22 cm. Off-white cloth with black spine title and front cover decoration. No dust jacket. A translation of the first novel, Das Grimmingtor, by Austrian author Paula Grogger (1892-1984). It was praised for its depiction of the Styrian part of Austria, in particular the mountain Grimming. Although it was very popular in Europe, the English translation is scarce. In Good Condition: cover and page edges are soiled; endpapers are foxed; pages are clean and solid.

$16.00

Everyman's Land by C. N. & A. M. Williamson
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Everyman's Land by C. N. & A. M. Williamson

By Williamson, C. N. & A. M. [Williamson, Charles Norris; Williamson, Alice Muriel]

Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1918. Hardcover. Very Good -. [6], 370 p., color frontispiece; 19 cm. Dark brown cloth with brown-on-beige spine and cover titles. No dust jacket. List of books by the same authors on half title verso. Former owners' inscriptions on front endpapers: "E. C. Watson 1925" and "Elsie H. Niepling." Set in Europe during the First World War. In Very Good- Condition: slightly cocked; lightly rubbed; foxing ontitle page from frontispiece; pages slightly soiled; pages are clean and solid.

$15.00

Homicide in American Fiction, 1798-1860: A Study in Social Values
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Homicide in American Fiction, 1798-1860: A Study in Social Values

By Davis, David Brion

Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1968. Paperback. Very Good +. xviii, 346 p.; 19 cm. Paperback. Includes bibliography and index. In Very Good+ Condition: cover is rubbed; front cover has one scratch, and small discoloration in upper corner; pages are clean and tight.

$8.00

Roweny in Boston: A Novel
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Roweny in Boston: A Novel

By Pool, Maria Louise

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1892. Hardcover. Very Good. [4], 348 p.; 19 cm. Blue cloth with gilt and maroon spine and cover titles and decoration. Gift inscrition on front free endpaper: "Margaret from her affectionate friend Edith H. Simmons Xmas '92." The author, Maria Lousie Pool (1841-1898), was a popular 19th-century American writer. She lived in Rockland, Mass., for many years with her partner Caroline M. Branson, with whom she was buried. Roweny in Boston is the story of a young woman who leaves her New England village for Boston, where she becomes an artist and adopts a dog. In Very Good Condition: edges are rubbed; slightly cocked; clean and tight.

$36.00

Utterly Mistaken
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Utterly Mistaken

By Thomas, Annie

New York: Cassell Publishing Co, 1893. Hardcover. Very Good. iv, 300 p.; 19 cm. Grey cloth with gilt-stamped spine and cover titles; green and gilt decoration on spine and front cover. The author, Annie Hall Thomas Cudlip (1838-1918), was a prolific English author. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: cover is soiled and lightly rubbed; pages are clean and tight.

$26.00

The Atlantic Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, and Politics Volume 77 [January - June 1896]
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The Atlantic Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, and Politics Volume 77 [January - June 1896]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Co, 1896. Hardcover. Near Fine -. 860 p.; 24 cm. Half black morocco with gilt-stamped spine title and embellishments; black morocco-grain cloth over boards. Contents include: articles by Agnes Repplier: The Fete de Gayant, and Old Wine and New -- The Children of the Road by Josiah Flynt -- Pirate Gold (in 3 parts) by F. J. Stimson -- the first appearance of two works by Henry James: Glasses, and The Old Things (the latter appeared in book form in 1897 as The Spoils of Poynton) -- The Bibliotaph by Leon H. Vincent -- An Elegy by Louise Imogen Guiniey -- Two New Social Departures by John M. Ludlow [about the foundation of the Industrial Union of Employers and Employed, and the holding of the first International Cooperative Congress] -- articles by G. Stanley Hall and F. W. Atkinson about the responses from 1189 teachers and superintendents to a questionnaire about public school teaching -- articles by Lafcadio Hearn: China and the Western World, and A Trip to Kyoto -- A Son of the Revolution by Octave Thanet (pseudonym of Alice French) -- The first appearance of Pilgrim Station by Mary Hallock Foote (retitled The Maid's Progress when it appeared in a collection of her stories later). A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international. In Near Fine- Condition: slightly rubbed; clean and tight.

$46.00

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine vol. 43 Jan.-June 1838 [provenance: James Harvey Forney]
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine vol. 43 Jan.-June 1838 [provenance: James Harvey Forney]

Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1838. Hardcover. Good. Imprint includes T. Cadell, London. [4], 850 p.; 22 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. Gilt-tooled spine title "Blackwood's Magazine" and decoration; blind-tooled decoration on spine. All page edges speckled black. Marbled endpapers. Engraved bookplate on front fixed endpaper: "Library of J. H. Forney, Mt. Idaho, Idaho. Read and Return." James Harvey Forney (1851-1937) moved to Mount Idaho (now Grangeville) after passing the bar in 1879. He served successively as territorial prosecuting attorney, district attorney for the Second Judicial District, and U.S. District Attorney. He was instrumental in the establishment of the University of Idaho and served on the board of regents. This volume contains fiction (including satire and horror), reviews and other nonfiction, and poetry, all published anonymously, as was typical of periodical publications at the time. Much of it was written by John Wilson, often under the pseudonym of Christopher North. In Good Condition: cover is rubbed; front joint separated; pages are slightly brown but clean and tight.

$26.00

The Claw of the Conciliator (Volume Two of The Book of the New Sun)
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The Claw of the Conciliator (Volume Two of The Book of the New Sun)

By Wolfe, Gene

New York: Timescape Books distributed by Simon and Schuster, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. [8], 275, [1] p.; 22 cm. Black and grey cover with blue spine title. Dust jacket with jacket art by Don Maitz. "Book Club Edition" -- on dust jacket flap. Former owner's embossed stamp on half title page. Won both the Nebula and Locus Fantasy Awards. Book is in Very Good+ Condition: discolored spot on front cover; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: slightly darkened along edges; otherwise, clean and bright.

$19.00

The Sword of the Lictor (Volume Three of The Book of the New Sun)
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The Sword of the Lictor (Volume Three of The Book of the New Sun)

By Wolfe, Gene

New York: Timescape Books distributed by Simon and Schuster, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good/very good -. [8], 279, [1] p.; 22 cm. Blue and red cover with black spine title. Dust jacket with jacket art by Don Maitz. "Book Club Edition" -- on dust jacket flap. Former owner's embossed stamp on half title page. Won both the Locus Fantasy and British Fantasy Society Awards. Book is in Very Good Condition: one discolored spot on each cover; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good- Condition: chipped at tail of spine; slightly darkened along edges; otherwise, clean and bright.

$12.00

Litany of the Long Sun: Nightside the Long Sun -- Lake of the Long Sun
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Litany of the Long Sun: Nightside the Long Sun -- Lake of the Long Sun

By Wolfe, Gene

New York: GuildAmerica Books in arrangement with Tor Books, 1994. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. [6], 496 p.; 22 cm. Black cover with gilt spine title. Dust jcket with jacket art by Ron Walotsky. A Science Fiction Book Club omnibus volume containing the first two titles in the series The Book of the Long Sun. "03102" -- on back section of dust jacket. Former owner's embossed stamp on half title page. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ Condition: edges rubbed; clean and bright.

$25.00

Pandora by Holly Hollander: A Novel by Gene Wolfe
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Pandora by Holly Hollander: A Novel by Gene Wolfe

By Wolfe, Gene

New York: A Tor Book published by Tom Doherty Associates, 1990. Hardcover. Very Good/fine. viii, 198 p.; 22 cm. Red cover with gilt spine title. Dust jacket designed by Carol Russo with jacket art by Richard Bober. Best known as the author of the science fiction/fantasy series The Book of the New Sun, Gene Wolfe here presents a novel of "mystery and murder and explosive passion." -- dust jacket. Book is in Very Good Condition: small discoloration on front cover; top page edges soiled; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Fine Condition: clean and bright.

$14.00

Caldé of the Long Sun
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Caldé of the Long Sun

By Wolfe, Gene

New York: A Tor Book published by Tom Doherty Associates, 1994. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 381 p.; 22 cm. Black cover with gilt spine title. Dust jacket designed by Carol Russo with jacket art by Richard Bober, in mylar cover. The third title in the series The Book of the Long Sun. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Fine Condition: clean and bright.

$16.00

Free Live Free
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Free Live Free

By Wolfe, Gene

New York: A Tor Book published by Tom Doherty Associates, 1985. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good +. First printing Nov. 1985. [8], 403 p.; 22 cm. Blue cover with silver spine title. Dust jacket with cover art by Enric. Former owner's embossed stamp on half title page. A stand-alone science fiction novel by the author of The Book of the New Sun. Book is in Near Fine Condition: shadow along edges of endpapers; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ Condition: edges rubbed; 1-cm. closed tear from upper edge of back section; clean and bright.

$19.00

The Citadel of the Autarch (Volume Four of The Book of the New Sun)
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The Citadel of the Autarch (Volume Four of The Book of the New Sun)

By Wolfe, Gene

New York: Timescape Books distributed by Simon and Schuster, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 317, [3] p.; 22 cm. Black cloth spine with gilt spine title; mustard paper over boards. Mustard endpapers. Dust jacket with jacket art by Don Maitz. Won the John W. Campbell Award. Book is in Very Good Condition: one discolored spot on each cover; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: slightly darkened along edges; otherwise, clean and bright.

$19.00

The Shadow of the Torturer (Volume One of The Book of the New Sun)
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The Shadow of the Torturer (Volume One of The Book of the New Sun)

By Wolfe, Gene

New York: Timescape Books distributed by Simon and Schuster, 1980. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. [8], 276, [2] p.; 22 cm. Green and black cover with red spine title. Dust jacket with jacket art by Don Maitz. "Book Club Edition" -- on dust jacket flap. Former owner's embossed stamp on half title page. Won the British Science Fiction Association Award and was a Nebula Award nominee. Book is in Near Fine Condition: upper page edges slightly soiled; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: slightly darkened along edges; otherwise, clean and bright.

$46.00

The Urth of the New Sun
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The Urth of the New Sun

By Wolfe, Gene

New York: A Tor Book published by Tom Doherty Associates, 1987. Hardcover. Fine/fine. [8], 310, [2] p.; 22 cm. Black cover with red spine title. Dust jacket designed by Carol Russo. "Book Club Edition" -- on dust jacket flap. Former owner's embossed stamp on half title page. A sequel The Book of the New Sun. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Fine Condition: clean and bright.

$12.00

The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford
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The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

By Stafford, Jean

Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992. Paperback. Very Good. [12], 463 p.; 21 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. The author, Jean Staffford (1915-1979), was an American writer of short stories and novels. She won the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for this collection of stories. In Very Good Condition: top page edges slightly soiled; spine cracked; clean and tight.

$8.00

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