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Nella Waits

by Millhiser, Marlys

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780399113192
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$55.00

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New York: Putnam, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. Author's second novel, signed by her on front free endpaper. Supernatural romance. Dust jacket, with $6.95 price on flap, has some rubs at fold and light edgewear.
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Six Novels by Colette: Claudine at School, Gigi, Cheri, Music-Hall Sidelights, Last of Cheri, Mitsou

by Colette

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Condition
Near fine
Edition
First edition thus
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$17.50

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New York: Modern Library. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. ML # 251Stated First Edition on copyright page. Price on dust jacket $1.95. Blue boards have light rubbing on edges. Dust jacket has a 1/4" tear, small stain on spine, and light soil. Book is unmarked and straight.
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Notebooks 1935-1942

by Camus, Albert

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Published
1965
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First edition thus
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New York: modern Library, 1965. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. First Modern Library edition; ML 349. Translated from the French & with preface by Philip Thody. Bright blue boards with gold titles on spine. Small spot on top page edges, otherwise book is fine. Dust jacket, with $2.45 price, has… Read more
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Resistance, Rebellion, and Death NFS

by Camus, Albert

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Published
1963
Condition
Fine
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New York: Modern Library, 1963. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. ML 339. Camus, 1913-1960, won Nobel Prize for Literature. Translated by Justin O'Brien. Navy linen boards with silver titles on spine. White dust jacket with $2.95 price on flap.
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Best Plays by Chekhov: The Sea Gull, Uncle Vanya, The Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard

by Chekhov, Anton

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Published
1956
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition thus
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$10.00

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New York: Modern Library, 1956. First edition thus. Hardcover. Good/Very good. ML #171. Red boards have white water stain at bottom, and pages inside are all ruffled along the bottom inch. The dust jacket looks fine on the outside but a half inch of the bottom on the inside is stained red from the book. … Read more
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Light

by Epstein, Seymour

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780805010671
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$17.50

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New York: Henry Holt & Co, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. First printing. Novel of middle age and family by excellent author. Dust jacket is slightly darkened aalong bottom edge.
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Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel: A History

by Symons, Julian

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Published
1985
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Revised
ISBN
9780670800964
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$9.00

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ny: Viking Press, 1985. Revised. Unknown. Near fine. Revised and updated edition of book originally titled Mortal Consequences. Crease on spine of book.
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Writing Detective and Mystery Fiction

by Burack, A. S. editor

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Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
Revised
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$7.50

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Boston: The Writer, 1967. Revised. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Purple dust jacket is price clipped and is rubbed with edgewear and tiny edge chip. Book is fine, clean and straight.
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The Flowering of New England 1815-1865

by Brooks, Van Wyck

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition thus
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$30.00

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New York: Modern Library, 1941. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very good. ML G57. First Modern Library Giant Edition. 550 pages. Blue boards with gold on navy title panels on spine. Small half-inch stain on foredges and offsetting on front pastedown. Clean and straight. Dust jacket has $1.25 price on flap.… Read more
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Deadline, and The Torch Passes

by Dunning, John

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
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$45.00

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Huntington Beach: James Cahill Publ., 1995. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First American hardback of Deadline, mystery that was originally published in paperback in 1981. Also the small chapbook of limericks, The Torch Passes, in which the character Walker from Deadline discusses the book business with an old bookman. Both the book and the chapbook are fine and… Read more
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The Oxford Companion to African American Literature

by Andrews, William L. [Editor]; Foster, Francis Smith & Harris, Trudier

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780195065107
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$23.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Third printing. The lives and careers of over 400 authors. 866 pages, index. Bottom corner of dust jacket front flap has been clipped, otherwise book and jacket are very fine.
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The Writer Observed

by Breit, Harvey

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Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$20.00

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Cleveland: World, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Interviews and discussions of T.S. Elliot, Marquand, Schweitzer, O'Hara, Dylan Thomas, Maugham, Cummings, Capote, and many others. Some fading at edges of red boards; clean and unmarked inside. Dust jacket, with price intact, has a half-inch chip, crease and dustiness on rear panel, and light fading on spine.… Read more
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Handbook of Short Story Writing

by Dickson, Frank A. & Sandra Smythe (Editors)

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Published
1973
Condition
Fine
Edition
Third printing
ISBN
9780911654158
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$10.00

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Cincinnati: 1973, 1973. Third printing. Unknown. Fine/near fine. Preface by Joyce Carol Oates. Dust jacket has $6.95 price on flap and slight wear at corner.
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Limericks: Too Gross, or, Two Dozen Dirty Dozen Stanzas

by Asimov, Isaac and John Ciardi

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780393045222
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$10.00

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New York: Norton, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. Azimov's 198th book is duel of 147 limericks between Asimov and Ciardi. Dust jacket has light wear at corners and the front flap corners are clipped.
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Selected Writings of Francis Bacon,

by Bacon, Francis

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition thus
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$7.50

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New York: Modern Library, 1955. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very good. ML 256. First Modern Library Edition, 1955, is stated on copyright page. Book has light smudge at top of half-title page and small corner crease at bottom of 3 pages. Bright blue and tan dust jacket is price clipped and has inked… Read more
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Zuleika Dobson ML 116

by Beerbohm, Max

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Published
(1926)
Condition
Very Good
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$8.50

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New York: Modern Library, (1926). Hardcover. Very Good/Very good-. Early Modern Library edition,1946, priced at $1.10 on dust jacket flap. Gray linen boards, small stamp on front pastedown "Retailed by Macy(?)". Couple of light stains on red top page edges. Tan dust jacket has a couple of 1/2" tears, tiny corner chips, and edgewear.… Read more
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The Jungle Books

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited edition
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$90.00

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Lunenberg, VT: Limited Editions Club, 1968. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Introduction by Bonamy Dobree. Ilustrations consist of 16 color lithographs and line drawings by David Gentleman. Green and brown marbled paper boards & brown buckram spine. Number 752 of 1500 copies, signed by illustrator. Glassine cover on book has some tears. Fine… Read more
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The Prince and the Pauper

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1964
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Limited edition
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$100.00

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Westerham; New York: Limited Editions Club, 1964. Limited edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Introduction by Edward Wagenknecht. Illustrations by Clarke Hutton consisting of 12 full page color paintings & 24 sketches. Number 752 of 1500 copies signed by artist Hutton. LEC monthly letter and info sheet laid in. Gray buckram boards; royal blue velvet spine with… Read more
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Kim

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Published
1962
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited edition
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$200.00

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1962. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Introduction by Charles Edmund Carrington. Sixteen full-page illustrations by Robin Jacques, hand-colored. Olive green buckram boards with gold spiral decoration. Polished reddish brown leather spine with gold stamped title & decoration. Number 752 of 1500 copies, signed by illustrator. Fine brown slipcase.… Read more
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Clock Dance

by Tyler. Anne

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Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$20.00

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New York: Knopf, 2018. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Woman's journey to become a helper and grandmother to her son's child. Signed by author on title page. A 1-inch light yellow mark on dust jacket flap. Publisher's sticker "Signed First Edition" on front panel of jacket can be removed.
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