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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
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First Edition
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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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The Big Fifty (First Edition)

by Frank O'Rourke

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Published
1955
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Dell Publishing, 1955. First Edition. First Edition, a paperback original. Near Fine in wrappers (softcover).
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Jews without Money (Vintage Paperback)

by Michael Gold

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Published
1961
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$15.00

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New York: Midwood Books No. F-96, 1961. Vintage paperback. First printing of this edition. Very Good plus condition. Spine slightly cocked and faded, light rubbing overall, date stamp to the top page edges. A very presentable copy of an important book written during the 1920s from the underside of the Jazz Age. Gold, whose real name was Irwin Granich,… Read more
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Satan's Child (First Edition)

by Peter Saxon

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Published
No. 73-784
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Lancer, No. 73-784. First Edition. First Edition, a paperback original. Very Good to Fine condition. A bright, square copy, with minute rubbing to a couple of extremities and a some faint vertical creases to the spine.
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The Motel (First Edition)

by Jay Carr

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Published
1961
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Beacon Books, 1961. First Edition. First Edition, a paperback original. About Fine condition. Very slight bump to the crown. A lovely copy. Cover art by Ray Johnson.
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Yellow Leg [Yellowleg] (First Edition)

by A.S. Fleischman

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Published
1960
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Greenwich CT: Gold Medal, 1960. First Edition. First Edition, a paperback original. Near Fine in wrappers (softcover). Basis for the 1961 film The Deadly Companions directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Maureen O'Hara and Brian Keith.
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Lady Cop (Softcover)

by J.T. Pritchard

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$15.00

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Beacon Books. Very Good in wrappers. Spine shows small closed tear. Overall a bright square copy.
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Rooming House (Softcover)

by Fred Malloy

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Published
1958
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$15.00

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Beacon Books, 1958. First printing of this edition. Very Good to Fine in wrappers. Spine shows small internal closed tear.
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Killers Crossing (Vintage Paperback)

by Burt Arthur

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Published
1957
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$25.00

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London: Banner Books, 1957. First printing of this edition. a vintage paperback (originally published as Lion 168 in 1953). Very Good plus, tight and square, with light edgewear and corner creases to the first few leaves and a touch of foxing at the page edges. A bright copy.
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Leg Artist (First Edition)

by Gene Harvey

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Published
1942
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Red Circle Magazines, 1942. First Edition. First Edition. a paperback original. Good to Very Good Condition. Spine has a lean and roll, and a small chip at the heel; wrappers corner creased.
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Topaze (Vintage Paperback in French)

by Marcel Pagnol

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Published
1969
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$15.00

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Paris: Le Livre de Poche, 1969. Fine in wrappers (softcover). In French. Filmed in 1932 from the play by Pagnol.
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The Crusader: Books I-II - The Accursed Tower / The Passionate Princess (First Edition)

by Andrew J. Offutt writing as John Cleve

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780394177359
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$65.00

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New York: Black Cat / Grove Press, 1981. First Combined Edition, first printing. From the author's estate. Near Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers (softcover).
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Forced to Please (First Edition)

by Andrew J. writing as Jeff Morehead Offutt

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Published
1977
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780503012861
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$45.00

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New York: Bee-Line Book [Beeline] / Carlyle Communications, 1977. First Edition. First Edition, first printing, a paperback original. From the author's estate. Offutt had gained some success writing adult novels in the 1960s and 1970s, using pseudonyms like John Cleve, Turk Winter, and Jeff Woods, and began to write legitimate science fiction and fantasy novels in the… Read more
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Delicious Discipline (First Edition)

by Andrew J. Offutt writing as John Cleve

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Published
1977
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780503002732
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New York: Bee-Line Book [Beeline] / Carlyle Communications, 1977. First Edition. First Edition, first printing, a paperback original. Author credited as John Cleve on the spine, Jeff Morehead (another of Offutt's pseudonyms) on the title page. A Late Night Library title. Two ladies lust for a spanking... from the same man! From the author's estate. Offutt had… Read more
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New York: Black Cat / Grove Press, 1981. First Combined Edition, first printing. INSCRIBED by Andrew Offutt (under his pseudonym) to his son, noted author Chris Offutt: "For Chris / From this John Cleve." From the author's estate. Near Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers (softcover).
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The Restless Hands (Signed Paperback)

by Bruno Fischer

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Published
1950
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New York: Signet Books, 1950. No. 780. First printing of this edition, and first paperback edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Originally published in hardcover by Dodd, Mead the previous year. Very Good plus. Lightly toned and soiled, with a light reader's crease.
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The Crusader: Books III-IV - Julanar the Lioness / My Lady Queen (First Edition)

by Andrew J. Offutt writing as John Cleve

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780394177366
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New York: Black Cat / Grove Press, 1981. First Combined Edition, first printing. Lusty saga of fiery passion in a turbulent era! From the author's estate. Collects two previously published books in a single volume: "Julanar the Lioness" (Book III), and "My Lady Queen" (Book IV). A few brief stains, some production wrinkle to the… Read more
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The Crusader: Books III-IV - Julanar the Lioness / My Lady Queen (First Edition)

by Andrew J. Offutt writing as John Cleve

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780394177366
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$45.00

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New York: Black Cat / Grove Press, 1981. First Combined Edition, first printing. Lusty saga of fiery passion in a turbulent era! From the author's estate. Collects two previously published books in a single volume: "Julanar the Lioness" (Book III), and "My Lady Queen" (Book IV). Stray black mark at the fore-edge of the front… Read more
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Family Bonds (First Edition)

by Andrew J. writing as Turk Winter Offutt

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Published
1975
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Bee-Line Book [Beeline] / Carlyle Communications, 1975. First Edition. First Edition, first printing, a paperback original. An Bee Line Banner title about a family of wealth fetishists and their kinky sex practices. From the author's estate. Offutt had gained some success writing adult novels in the 1960s and 1970s, using pseudonyms like John Cleve, Turk… Read more
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New York: Civil Service Publications, 1945. First Edition. Vintage paperback. First Edition. Very Good in illustrated wrappers. Rubbing at the spine, with a four inch closed tear to the front joint, with light rubbing and age toning. A very presentable copy of this Barnaby Quarterly.
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