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Penguin Modern Stories 3 (First Edition, signed by Philip Roth)

by Philip Roth, Margaret Drabble, Jay Neugeboren, Giles Gordon (contributors)

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Published
1969
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Harmondsworth, England: Penguin, 1969. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Philip Roth to the inside front wrapper: "Feb. 1975 / To Burt Button / -Philip Roth." Contains Roth's story "The Psychoanalytic Special," first published in the November 1963 edition of "Esquire." Very Good plus in wrappers, lightly toned and rubbed.
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Seven Sixes are Forty-Three (First Edition)

by Kiran Nagarkar

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Published
1980
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780702215025
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$15.00

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Queensland, 1980. First Edition. First Edition in English. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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A Book of Stories (First UK Edition)

by Daniel; Fuchs Jean Stafford, John Cheever, William Maxwell (contributors)

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Published
1957
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$25.00

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1957. First UK Edition, preceded by the US edition published by Farrar, Straus, and Cudahy in 1956 (the previous year). Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Lightly foxed page edges, with a lightly faded spine. Jacket is lightly toned to the spine, with light soil overall and a small, light dampstain to the bottom… Read more
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$1000 a Week and Other Stories (First Edition)

by James T. Farrell

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Published
1942
Edition
First Edition
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$225.00

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New York: Vanguard, 1942. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by author to the front endpaper. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Boards lightly soiled to the edges, with foxing to the endpapers. Jacket soiled and lightly toned, with a single small hole to the jacket's rear flap fold.
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The Saturday Evening Post Stories 1942-1945 (First Edition)

by J.D.; Salinger Kay Boyle, C.S. Forester, Walter Brooks, Max Shulman, Ann Morse, et al.; Ben Hibbs (introduction)

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Published
1946
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Random House, 1946. First Edition. First Edition. Twenty-five short stories from authors like Dan Burnet, William Chamberlain, Storm Jameson, Conrad Richter, and more. Includes the story "A Boy in France," an early appearance by J.D. Salinger. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Bumps to the extremities. Jacket moderately toned, with a large tear to the… Read more
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Great Detective Stories, Volume Two: From Dickens to Gaboriau (First Edition, Scofield Thayer's copy)

by Joseph Lewis French (editor); Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Eile Gaboriau (contributors)

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Published
1924
Edition
First Edition
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$275.00

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New York: Lincoln MacVeagh / The Dial Press, 1924. First Edition. First Edition. 16mo., sextodecimo. Copy belonging to Scofield Thayer, notable poet, publisher, and art collector, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Thayer was publisher and editor of the American literary, political, and art magazine, "The Dial," from 1920 to 1929, his health deteriorating and the magazine eventually… Read more
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The Collected Stories of Peter Taylor (Signed First Edition)

by Peter Taylor

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Published
1969
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux [FSG], 1969. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Taylor in 1970 on the half-title page: "Peter Taylor / Charlottesville / May 1, 1970." From the author of "A Summons to Memphis," and winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Literature. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Top board edges… Read more
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Readings and [and] Conversations: Selections from HarperCollins Winter/Spring 1996 List (First Edition)

by Mark; Doty Kate Fillion, Sandra Scofield, Clarence Page, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1996
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060993450
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$85.00

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New York: HarperCollins [Harper Collins], 1996. First Edition. First Edition. Contains selections from book published during 1996 by HarperCollins. Includes an audio tape of readings. Authors and titles include: "Lip Service," by Kate Fillion; "A Chance top See Egypt," by Sandra Scofield; "Showing My Color," by Clarence Page; "Love and Awakening," John Welwood; "Señora Honeycomb," by Fanny Buitrago; "Going… Read more
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Modern Latin American Fiction: A Survey (First Edition)

by John King (editor)

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Published
1987
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571145089
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$25.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1987. First Edition. First Edition. Light toning to page edges, else just about Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers. A lovely copy of this collection of essays discussing the works of the greats of Latin American literature.
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Shoes and Shit: Stories for Pedestrians (Signed First Edition)

by Hancock, Geoff, Rikki Ducornet (editors); Margaret Atwood, Jane Urquhart, Roch Carrier, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1984
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First Edition
ISBN
9780920544358
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Toronto: Aya Press, 1984. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by Rikki Ducornet on the title page. About Fine and unread in gray wrappers (softcover).
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75 Aromatic Years of Leavitt and Peirce in the Recollection of 31 Harvard Men (First Edition, hardcover)

by John Updike

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Published
1958
Edition
First Edition
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Cambridge: Leavitt and Peirce, 1958. First Edition. First Edition, this being the uncommon hardcover variant. A series of recollections about Leavitt and Peirce, a tobacco shop and gathering place for Harvard men, published on the 75th anniversary of the shop. An early appearance by John Updike, who contributes his essay, "The Old Tobacconist." Fine but for a single chip… Read more
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Introduction 3: Stories By New Writers (First Edition)

by Rachel; Bush Christopher Hampton, Michael Hoyland, Roy Watkins, John Wheway (contributors)

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Published
1967
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1967. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Tiny closed tear at crown of jacket. This series is Britain's most influential new fiction anthology; Many important writers have started there.
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