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To Build a Fire and Other Stories

by London, Jack

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1967
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Very Good; Pages toned, covers rubbed.
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$25.00

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NY: Popular Library. Very Good; Pages toned, covers rubbed.. 1967. Softcover. Mass market paperback. A Ladder Edition title specially edited for readers of English as a second language, employing only 2,000 different words. Adapted by Annette P. Kane. Illustrated glossary. ; Ladder Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 126 pages .
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Recitative: Prose

by Merrill, James; McClatchy. J. D. (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good; Spine lightly sunned.
Edition
Advance Review Copy
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$35.00

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Berkley, CA: North Point Press. Very Good; Spine lightly sunned.. 1986. Advance Review Copy. Softcover. Edited and with an introduction by J. D. McClatchy. Advance uncorrected page proof copy. Rust-colored wraps. One page publisher's press release, folded in fourths, laid in. A collection of interviews, essays, and other prose by the late Pulitzer Prize winning poet. ;… Read more
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The Collected Short Prose of James Agee

by Agee, James

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front free endpaper creased, jacket lightly toned and shelfworn.
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780395073322
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$20.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front free endpaper creased, jacket lightly toned and shelfworn.. 1968. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0395073324 . Edited and with a memoir by Robert Fitzgerald. Black cloth titled in silver. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 243 pages .
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The Second Tree from the Corner

by White, E. B.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket; Eloquent gift inscription on front free endpaper, jacket price-clipped, toned, and tattered.
Edition
Later Printing
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$15.00

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NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Eloquent gift inscription on front free endpaper, jacket price-clipped, toned, and tattered.. 1954. Later Printing. Hardcover. xiv, 253pp. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Shrovetide in Old New Orleans

by Reed, Ishmael

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket; Remainder spray on page bottoms, jacket tattered and soiled.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385056885
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$15.00

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Remainder spray on page bottoms, jacket . tattered and soiled.. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385056885 . A collection of essays on such subjects as Patty Hearst, Chester Himes, Muhammad Ali, Mardi Gras, John Coltrane, and many others. Author photo on rear jacket flap. Cloth-backed boards. ;… Read more
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The Magic Ladder and Other Stories

by Brooks, Mary Wallace (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1905
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn and toned, with loss at foot of spine, front endpapers foxed, spine cracked.
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$75.00

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Washington, PA: Washington Seminary. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn and toned, with loss at foot . of spine, front endpapers foxed, spine cracked.. 1905. Hardcover. Green and cream paper-covered boards stamped in gilt on front boards. Top edges gilt. Illustrations by Harriet Clark Scott. Warmly inscribed by Brooks, an English teacher at the Seminary, on… Read more
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A Few Remarks

by Ford, Simeon

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1903
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth with white coffee cup design and titles on front boards and spine. Attractive owner bookplate on front pastedown (Hattie M. Bradford). A collection of literary essays about Turkish baths, the hotel business, Cuban landlords, George Washington,… Read more
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Tenderheaded: A Comb-Bending Collection of Hair Stories

by Harris, Juliette (editor) ; Johnson, Pamela (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed.
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780671047559
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$10.00

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NY: Pocket Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed.. 2001. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0671047558 . An anthology of writings by various authors about black women and their hair. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 302 pages .
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Old Russian Stories by Gogol

by Gogol, Nikolai

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1951
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Slipcase toned and worn.
Edition
Limited Edition
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$25.00

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Emmaus, PA: The Story Classics. Very Good with no dust jacket; Slipcase toned and worn.. 1951. Limited Edition. Hardcover. One of 3000 copies. Unnumbered copy. Cloth-backed boards housed in patterned paper-covered cardboard slipcase. Many illustrations. About the book afterword by Edward J. Fluck. Typography and binding by Stefan Salter. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215… Read more
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Ghost Stories of M. R. James

by James, M. R. ; Kneale, Nigel

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good; Slipcase lightly worn.
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London: The Folio Society. Very Good; Slipcase lightly worn.. 1973. Hardcover. In slipcase. Stories selected and with an introduction by Nigel Kneale. xi, 207pp. Illustrated blue cloth in gray cardboard slipcase. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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People of Importance

by Spender, Brenda E. ; Dowd, J. H.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1934
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and stained.
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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London and New York: Country Life Ltd / Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and stained.. 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Xi, 74pp. Short tales about babies and children by Spender with evocative illustrations by J. H. Dowd. Green cloth spine with gray paper-covered boards. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .
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The Goose Woman and Other Stories

by Beach, Rex

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1925
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine faded.
Edition
First Edition
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NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine faded.. 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth with decorative titles on front boards and spine. Contains the following stories: The Goose Woman, The Michigan Kid, Cave Stuff, Cool Waters, and Powder. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages .
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The Old Beauty and Others

by Cather, Willa

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned.
Edition
1st UK Edition
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$20.00

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London: Cassell. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned.. 1956. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Jacket art by Biro. Contains three stories: The Old Beauty, The Best Years, and Before Breakfast. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages .
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Rattling Home for Christmas

by Reynard, Grant

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards worn, jacket toned and tattered, Merry Christmas tag glued to front free endpaper.
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NY: American Artists Group. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards worn, jacket toned and tattered, . Merry Christmas tag glued to front free endpaper.. 1941. Hardcover. Black and white illustrations by the author. Illustrated boards. A tale about a young art student in Los Angeles who hops a ride aboard a celery train so he can be… Read more
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The Little Square Review, Nos. 5 & 6, Spring-Summer 1968 American Indian Issue

by Ridland, John (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good; Covers lightly rubbed.
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$15.00

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Santa Barbara, CA: The Little Square Review. Very Good; Covers lightly rubbed.. 1968. Softcover. Orange printed card covers. Contributors include N. Scott Momaday, Alan Stephens Ann Clark, Robert P. Brandts, John Skinner, Clarence Alva Powell, and Norman H. Russell. Measures 6 x 6 inches. .
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The Magnolia for 1837

by Irving, Washington; Simms, William Gilmore; Herbert, Henry William (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1836
Condition
Fair with no dust jacket; Missng frontispiece engraving “Esperanza”, title page with vignette of bare-breasted Native
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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NY: Bancroft & Holley. Fair with no dust jacket; Missng frontispiece engraving Esperanza, title . page with vignette of bare-breasted Native American woman, and title . page/copyright page, boards rubbed, corners rounded, pages toned, some . light soiling and foxing, hinges cracked.. 1836. First Edition. Hardcover. Original black leather elaborately stamped in blind and in gilt on boards and… Read more
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The Atlantic Monthly: Volume 167 Number 5 May 1941

by Weeks, Edward A. (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good; Edges rubbed.
Edition
First Printing
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Boston: Atlantic Monthly Company. Very Good; Edges rubbed.. 1941. First Printing. Softcover. 54 pages of ads, subscriber letters, and editorials, 131 pages of articles. Black and white and color photos and illustrations. Articles by Archibald Macleish, Donald Culross Peattie, Jean Burton, etc, and an installment in a serial by Rebecca West. With the scarce wrap-around band … Read more
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A Book of Magical Beasts

by Manning-Sanders, Ruth (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1971
Condition
Good in Very Good dust jacket; One page underlined (The Dapplegrim) , jacket lightly worn and soiled.
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780840760081
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$20.00

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Camden and New York: Thomas Nelson Inc.. Good in Very Good dust jacket; One page underlined (The Dapplegrim), jacket lightly worn and soiled.. 1971. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0840760086 . viii, 244pp. A collection of tales and poems about a variety of magical beasts, from krakens to magic swans to the Horny-Goloch by many contributors. Illustrations by Raymond Briggs.… Read more
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Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry of Clark Ashton Smith

by Smith, Clark Ashton

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780940884014
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$40.00

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West Warwick, RI: Necronomicron Press. Near Fine. 1993. Second Printing. Softcover. 0940884011 . Illustrated stapled yellow card covers. Short fantastic fiction by American author Clark Ashton Smith (1893-1961) , edited and with an introduction by Marc Michaud, Susan Michaud, Steve Behrends, and S. T. Joshi. Cover art by Robert H. Knox. ; 8vo 8" - 9"… Read more
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Thy Neighbor's Wife: Twelve Original Variations on the Theme of Adultery

by Turner, James (editor) ; Lessing, Doris; Stubbs, Jean; Baker, Denys Val

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket; Endpapers foxed, pages toned, jacket tattered.
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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NY: Stein and Day. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Endpapers foxed, pages toned, jacket . tattered.. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. A short story anthology on the theme of adultery, with contributions by Doris Lessing, Denys Val Baker, Ronald Blyte, John Bratby, Jean Stubbs, John Pudney, Edward Hyams, Fred Urquhart, William Woods, Ronald Duncan, Frederic Raphael, and… Read more
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