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American Authors in Prose and Poetry in Twelve Volumes (Complete)

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel; Emerson, Ralph Waldo; Longfellow, Henry W.; Bryant, William Cullen; Holmes, Oliver Wendell; Lowell, James Russell; Whittier, John Greenleaf

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Published
1903
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Very Good
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New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1903. The complete 12-volume set is in Very Good condition. The books are bound in a powder-blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Each book has a single black-and-white frontis illustration. The bindings are tight and the pages are clean without foxing. Volume 11 (Whittier) has some scratch marks on the rear cover. They all… Read more
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Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America -- An Anthology

by Boyd, Herb; Allen, Robert L. (Editors)

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Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780345376701
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$19.99

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New York: Ballantine Books, 1995. This Stated First Edition from March 1995 (and unless it's stated, it's not) has a "number line" ending in a "1" to indicate First Printing. The book is in close to Fine condition, with a close to Fine unclipped dust jacket. (Click on photo.) This monumental anthology traces the history and culture of African American… Read more
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The Valley of Decision (2 volumes)

by Wharton, Edith

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Published
1902
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$83.99

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. This is a handsome First Edition, Second State (Manhattan Press), of Edith Wharton's first novel, published February, 1902. It's also her only historical novel, set during the Italian Renaissance, yet contains some of the themes she would explore in her later Society novels. This two-volume set is in very good condition, with… Read more
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San Francisco Stories

by Great Writers on the City (San Francisco), including Wolfe, Tom; Mencken, H.L.; Bierce, Ambrose; Thompason, Hunter S.; Toklas, Alice B.; Thomas, Dylan; Kerouac, Jack; Shilts, Randy; London, Jack; Twain, Mark, Trollope, Anthony, et al; Miller, John: Editor

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Published
1992
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As New
ISBN
9780877016694
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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1992. This particular copy was given as a complimentary gift by the San Francisco-based publisher. It is in As New, unread condition and comes with the original price-unclipped front and rear flaps. The book includes 28 authors, some with as many as three contributing stories on life in San Francisco, from the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the… Read more
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Short Story Classics American Complete in 5 Volumes

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel; Harris, Joel Chandler; Bierce, Ambrose; London, Jack; James, Henry; Poe, Edgar Allen; Deland, Margaret; Tarkington, Booth; Stockton, Frank; Henry, O.; Harte, Bret;

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Published
1905
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Very Good+
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$69.99

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New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1905. This handsome set of American short stories contains work by prominent 19th Century authors, many of whom, like Booth Tarkington, still had many years of productivity before them in the new century. These books include both title and author indexes in the fifth volume. The pages are consecutively numbered for a total… Read more
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By Nightfall

by Cunningham, Michael

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Published
2010
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Brand New
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Stated First Edition
ISBN
9780374299088
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$9.99

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New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, 2010. The Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Hours and A Home at the End of the World strikes another homerun with this novel about a SoHo art dealer, his editor wife, and her younger look-alike brother. The book is in Fine, Brand New condition, with a Fine, Brand New dust jacket. I've placed… Read more
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Feast Day of Fools: A Novel

by Burke, James Lee

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Published
2011
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New
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Stated First Edition
ISBN
9781451643114
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$14.99

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011. In this allegorical novel of Texas sheriff Hackberry Holland, the author deals with such current issues as immigration, energy, relgious freedom, and the return of a deranged serial killer known as Preacher Jack. The book is a Stated First Edition and includes a "number line" starting with a "1" to indicate First Printing. The… Read more
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Back When We Were Grownups

by Tyler, Anne

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Published
2001
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New
ISBN
9780375412530
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. This Seventh Printing from August, 2001 is in New, unread condition, with a New dust jacket. In Anne Tyler's 15th published novel, a middle-aged woman, feeling dislocated from her current life as the matriarch of a large extended family, struggles to retrieve her identity. This new, unread book is bound in deep blue boards… Read more
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The Sea Wolf

by London, Jack

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Published
1989
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As New
ISBN
9780895773388
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$11.99

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Pleasantville, New York: Reader's Digest, 1989. This complete, unedited and handsome edition of Jack London's ultimate sea adventure first published in 1904 was a best-seller in its day and helped cement the author's literary career. His other favorite, "The Call of the Wild," had been published to worldwide acclaim the preceding year. The book is in As New condition… Read more
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Trust Me: Short Stories by John Updike

by Updike, John

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Published
1987
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394558332
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$9.99

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. This Stated First Edition (and, unless it's stated, it's not) is in Fine condition with a Fine price-unclipped dust-jacket. As the title suggests, the theme of trust, either betrayed or fulfilled, runs though this collection of 22 short stories by Updike. The book is bound in sky blue-covered boards with a deeper blue cloth… Read more
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Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems and Drawings of Shel Silverstein

by Silverstein, Shel

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780060256678
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$12.99

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New York: HarperCollins, 1974. Although the book's copyright date is 1974, we can conclude that this is a later reprint since HarperCollins didn't use that publishing name until 1990. The book is in Fine condition with a Fine, price-unclipped dust jacket. I've placed the dust jacket into an archival Brodart protective sleeve. The book is bound in a light brown… Read more
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The Annals of America

by Adler, Mortimer J.; Van Doren, Charles, et al, Editors

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Published
1976
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Fine
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$339.00

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Chicago: The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1976. This handsome, complete 20-volume set is in Fine condition. Most volumes appear to be unread. It also includes an oversized Near-Fine paperback, Introduction. This Introduction volume also contains the Contents of all 20 volumes and an Index of Authors and Sources. The Encyclopedia Britannica published this edition in 1976, just in time for America's Bicentennial… Read more
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They Whisper

by Butler, Robert Olen

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Published
1994
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As New
ISBN
9780805019858
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$4.99

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1994. This Stated First Edition with a "number line" ending in a "2" to indicate Second Printing is in As New unread condition with an As New dust jacket. The Pulitizer Prize winning author explores the life of a seemingly ordinary middle-age man whose rich sexual imagination lies just beneath the surface but remains… Read more
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The Hills Beyond

by Wolfe, Thomas

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Published
1982
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780452253360
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New York: Plume, 1982. The Hills Beyond was Thomas Wolfe's last great novel, published posthumously. (Wolfe died at age 37 due to pneumonia.) The novel traces the life of a vital Southern family over three centuries. This oversized paperback book is a Stated First Printing from Plume with the appropriate "number line" starting with a "1". There is… Read more
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Dark Symphony: Negro Literature in America

by Emanuel, James A.; Gross, Theodore L. (Editors)

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Published
1969
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Near Fine
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New York: The Free Press, 1969. This Third Printing oversized soft cover from June, 1969, is in Near Fine condition and does not appear to have been read. This is very minimal edge wear and corner curl (as shown in photo). The book features writing from Frederick Douglass, Charles Waddell Chesnutt, Paul Laurence Dunbar, W.E.B.Dubois, James Weldon Johnson, Claude McKay,… Read more
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The Old Dog Barks Backwards

by Nash, Ogden

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Published
1972
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Very Good+
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ISBN
9780316598040
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$6.99

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Little, Brown, and Company, 1972. This collection of Ogden Nash's poems, published posthumously, includes many poems that first appeared in various magazines of the period. The book is an oversized paperback in its original wraps (click on photo). The covers show some light rubbing at the spine tips and light foxing. The binding is secure, and the pages are clean,… Read more
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Proteus: A Journal of Ideas: Vampires, Parasites and Invaders in Nature and Society

by Harris, Charlaine, et al.

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Published
2009
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New
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First Edition
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Shippensburg, PA: Shippensburg University, 2009. This issue of Shippensburg University's literary magazine, Proteus, is from the Fall, 2009, Volume 26.2, and features the title article by Charlaine Harris, as well as ten other authors' literary articles throughout on the subject of vampires and psychic vampires, plus other supernatural parasites and invaders, real or fictional. The article is filled with the… Read more
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Proteus: A Journal of Ideas: Vampires, Parasites and Invaders in Nature and Society

by Harris, Charlaine, et al.

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2009
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New
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First Edition
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Shippensburg, PA: Shippensburg University, 2009. This issue of Shippensburg University's literary magazine, Proteus, is from the Fall, 2009, Volume 26.2, and features the title article by Charlaine Harris, as well as ten other authors' literary articles throughout on the subject of vampires and psychic vampires, plus other supernatural parasites and invaders, real or fictional. The article is filled with the… Read more
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Collected Stories of Wallace Stegner

by Stegner, Wallace

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780517121887
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New York: Wing Books, 1994. These 31 stories include a Foreward by the author. This third-printing book is in Fine condition with a Fine dust jacket. The book is bound in beige boards with a light, reddish brown spine and die-stamped gilt titles. There is some age toning around the page edges due to acidity in the paper stock used.… Read more
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Recessional

by Michener, James A.

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Published
1994
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As New
Edition
First Edition
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$29.99

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New York: Random House, 1994. This Stated First Trade Edition (and, unless it's stated, it's not) is in Fine, New, unread condition, with an equally Fine, unclipped dust jacket. The book has mauve taupe boards and a cloth spine with bronze die-stamped titles on the spine and illustrated endpapers. Set in a Florida retirement community, Michener deals with the plights… Read more
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