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SHORT FICTION OF SARAH ORNE JEWETT AND MARY WILKINS FREEMAN
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SHORT FICTION OF SARAH ORNE JEWETT AND MARY WILKINS FREEMAN

By Jewett, Sarah Orne; Freeman, Mary Wilkins (edited by Barbara H. Solomon)

New York: Signet Classic - New American Library, 1979. 502 pp. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; small mark on the front endpaper; no other interior markings. This story collection contains: SARAH ORNE JEWETT: The Country of the Pointed Firs and Four Related Stories: A Dunnet Shepherdess; The Foreigner; The Queen's Twin; William's Wedding; Miss Peck's Promotion; The Town Poor; The Passing of Sister Barsett; Miss Esther's Guest; Aunt Cynthy Dallett. MARY WILKINS FREEMAN: A Mistaken Charity; Gentian; An Independent Thinker; A Conflict Ended; A New England Nun; A Village Singer; A Poetess; Louisa; A Church Mouse; The Revolt of Mother; One Good Time; The Lombardy Poplar; The Selfishness of Amelia Lamkin; and Old Woman Magoun.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$9.95

SELECTED WRITINGS OF GERTRUDE STEIN
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SELECTED WRITINGS OF GERTRUDE STEIN

By Stein, Gertrude (introduction by F. W.Dupee) (edited by Carl Van Vechten)

New York: Vintage Books - Random House, 1972. (xxv) 706 pp. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The cover features Gertrude Stein by Pablo Picasso. This story and essay collection contains: The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas; The Gradual Making of the Making of Americans; The Making of Americans - selections; Three Portraits of Painters: Cezanne; Matisse; Picasso; Melanctha: Each One As She May; Tender Buttons; Composition as Explanation; Portrait of Mabel Dodge at the Villa Curonia; Have They Attacked Mary - He Giggled - a Political Caricature; As a Wife Has a Cow: A Love Story; Two Poems: Susie Asado; Preciosilla; Two Plays: Ladies' Voices; What Happened; Miss Furr and Miss Skeene; A Sweet Tail - Gypsies; Four Saints in Three Acts; The Winner Loses: A Picture of Occupied France; and The Coming of the Americans - from Wars I Have Seen.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Pablo Picasso;.

$9.95

THE HOT JAZZ TRIO - Stories
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THE HOT JAZZ TRIO - Stories

By Kotzwinkle, William

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. 153 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth a mauve boards; facsimile signature in gilt on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; mauve endpapers; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Joe Servello. This story collection contains: Django Reinhardt Played the Blues; Blue on the Nile: A Fragment of Papyrus; and Box-car Blues.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Joe Servello;. 8vo.

$9.95

LITTLE BOY BLUE - and Other Stories
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LITTLE BOY BLUE - and Other Stories

By Bolton, Anna (with Dorothy Russell; M. E. Murray; Violet Methley; Ethel Talbot; Amy Whipple)

London: Thomas Nelson - Nelson Library, 1929. 96 pp. Pictorial boards. Illustrated with line drawings. Edge and corner wear with some discolouration on the panels; previous owner's name and date (1929) on the front free endpaper. This story collection contains: Molly's Baby by Dorothy Russell; Pussycat Wussycat by M. E. Murray; The Eggs by Violet Methley; The Fairy Wish by Ethel Talbot; How Dicky Spent a Long Long Day by Amy Whipple; and Little Boy Blue by Anna Bolton.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good-. 12mo.

$19.95

DAISY MILLER - and Other Stories
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DAISY MILLER - and Other Stories

By James, Henry (introduction by Michael Swan)

Middlesex, England: Penguin Modern Classics, 1985. 192 pp. Light wear on the corners with a crease on the spine; no interior markings. The cover features Young Woman Seated on a Sofa by Berthe Morisot. This story collection contains: Introduction by Michael Swan; The Last of the Valerii; The Real Thing; The Lesson of the Master; and Daisy Miller.. Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Berthe Morisot;.

$4.95

PICK-UP STICKS
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PICK-UP STICKS

By Ellis, Sarah

Toronto: Groundwood Books - Douglas and McIntyre, 1991. 124 pp. Personalized inscription on the title page from Sarah Ellis to author Jean Little. Burgundy boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; lavender endpapers. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. Dj art by Harvey Chan.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Harvey Chan;. 8vo. Association Copy.

$14.95

WHY THE SPIDER LIVES IN CORNERS - African Facts and Fun
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WHY THE SPIDER LIVES IN CORNERS - African Facts and Fun

By Stokes, Olivia Pearl (edited by Louise Crane)

New York: Friendship Press, 1971. 95 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Allan Eitzen. This story collection contains: Nkosi Sikelele - A Prayer for Africa; Facts About Five Countries; Ghana: The Flag; Meet Ama Dako; Things to Know About Ghana; Che Che Kole - The Singing Game; Why Ananse Lives in the Corners of Houses. Liberia: The Flag; Meet Bruce Brooks; Black Americans Who Went Back to Africa; Proverbs of Liberia; Toad Snail and Hornbill; Sing a Song from Liberia. Congo: The Flag; Meet Antoinette Mutombo; More to Know About the Congo; Matching Feet - A Game from Congo; Two Robbers - A Legend. Uganda: The Flag; Meet Joshua Ochola; The Village Church; Animals in the Game Park; Mrs Leopard Mrs Goat and Their Friends. And Zambia: The Flag; Meet Peter Chimba; Kenneth Kaunda; A Page from a Zambia School Book; Zambia's National Anthem; and The Pattern on Tortoise's Back - A Bemba Folktale.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by Allan Eitzen;. 8vo.

$34.95

OLDER THAN RAVENS
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OLDER THAN RAVENS

By Reimer, Douglas

Winnipeg, Manitoba: Turnstone Press Limited, 1989. 158 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Said one reviewer, "Powerful stuff, this. These stories really put me through the wringer. Reimer tracks the relentless series of miniature atomic explosions that characterize his coming of age in the Mennonite village of Altwelt, Manitoba, with uncompromising ruthlessness and outrageous humour." This story collection contains: Mary's Corner; Going Home; Cream and Whey; A Picture of Jesus; Baptism; The Ice Patch Field; Vigil; A Few Green Branches in Spring; Red and White; The Retarded Dycks; Hell's Gate Canyon; The October Rebellion; Crazy Creek; Fishing Men; The Cable Slider; and Taking It Easy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Steve Gouthro;. 8vo. Author's First Book.

$9.95

FIELDS OF GOMORRAH
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FIELDS OF GOMORRAH

By White, Nelia Gardner

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1935. 352 pp. The book was once owned by author Jean Little and has been signed by her on the front free endpaper. Red cloth decorated in black on the front panel and spine. Light wear at the corners and at the head and foot of the spine; aside from the owner's signature, no interior markings; no dustjacket. The story of an eager young couple, idealists and enthusiasts. A warmly human story. Signed by Owner. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Association Copy.

$129.95

JAKE AND THE KID - with - ACCORDING TO JAKE AND THE KID
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JAKE AND THE KID - with - ACCORDING TO JAKE AND THE KID

By Mitchell, W. O.

Toronto: Seal Books; McClelland and Stewart, 1982. 184, 280 pp. Both books have light edge and corner wear; Jake and the Kid has a crease on the spine; According to Jake and the Kid has an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The first one is a novel; According to Jake and the Kid is a story collection containing: Elbow Room; Gettin' Born; Jackrabbit Baby; Jake and the Medicine Man; King of All the Country; Well Well Well; Lo The Noble Redskin; The Man Who Came to Rummy; Mind Over Madam; Old Fakers Never Die; Going to a Fire; Will of the People; The Face Is Familiar; Political Dynamite; and The Young and the Old of It.. Later Printings. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$9.95

THE HIDDEN LOUISA MAY ALCOTT - A Collection of Her Unknown Thrillers - Two Volumes in One
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THE HIDDEN LOUISA MAY ALCOTT - A Collection of Her Unknown Thrillers - Two Volumes in One

By Alcott, Louisa May (writing as A. M. Barnard) (introduction by Madeleine Stern)

New York: Avenel Books, 1984. (xxxvii) 595 pp. Brown boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some fading at the spine; price intact; ink mark on the front flap of the dustjacket. Dj art by Paul Jennis. This story collection contains: Letters to Louisa May Alcott from Her Publisher; Behind a Mask or A Woman's Power; Pauline's Passion and Punishment; The Mysterious Key and What It Opened; The Abbot's Ghost, or Maurice Treherne's; Temptation; V. V. or Plots and Counterplots; A Marble Woman or The Mysterious Model; The Skeleton in the Closet; A Whisper in the Dark; Perilous Play; and Thematic Chart.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Paul Jennis;. 8vo.

$19.95

THE MOONS OF JUPITER
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THE MOONS OF JUPITER

By Munro, Alice

Toronto: Penguin Books, 1986. (xvi) 233 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside; ink marks on the copyright page and the contents page. The cover features a detail from Young Woman with a Slip by Christopher Pratt, courtesy of the Art Gallery of Hamilton and the artist. This story collection contains: Chaddeleys and Flemings: Connection; The Stone in the Field; Dulse; The Turkey Season; Accident; Bardon Bus; Prue; Labor Day Dinner; Mrs Cross and Mrs Kidd; Hard-Luck Stories; Visitors; and The Moons of Jupiter.. Fifth Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Christopher Pratt;. 12mo.

$7.95

THE COLLECTED STORIES
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THE COLLECTED STORIES

By Singer, Isaac Bashevis

New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1983. (viii) 610 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; previous owner's name inside. This story collection contains: Gimpel the Fool; The Gentleman from Cracow; Joy; The Little Shoemakers; The Unseen; The Spinoza of Market Street; The Destruction of Kreshev; Taibele and Her Demon; Alone; Yentl the Yeshiva Boy; Zeidlus the Pope; The Last Demon; Short Friday; The Seance; The Slaughterer; The Dead Fiddler; Henne Fire; The Letter Writer; A Friend of Kafka; The Cafeteria; The Joke; Powers; Something is There; A Crown of Feathers; A Day in Coney Island; The Cabalist of East Broadway; A Quotation from Klopstock; A Dance and a Hop; Grandfather and Grandson; Old Love; The Admirer; The Yearning Heifer; A Tale of Two Sisters; Three Encounters; Passions; Brother Beetle; The Betrayer of Israel; The Psychic Journey; The Manuscript; The Power of Darkness; The Bus; A Night in the Poorhouse; Escape from Civilization; Vanvild Kava; The Reencounter; Neighbors; and Moon and Madness.. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

TABLOID DREAMS
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TABLOID DREAMS

By Butler, Robert Olen

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1996. 203 pp. Quarter-bound in orange cloth on blue boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This story collection contains: Titanic Victim Speaks Through Waterbed; Woman Uses Glass Eye to Spy on Philandering Husband; Boy Born with Tattoo of Elvis; Woman Loses Cookie Bake-off Sets Self on Fire; Jealous Husband Returns in Form of Parrot; Woman Struck by Car Turns into Nymphomaniac; Nine-Year-Old Boy is World's Youngest Hit Man; Every Man She Kisses Dies; Doomsday Meteor is Coming; Help Me Find My Spaceman Lover; JFK Secretly Attends Jackie Auction; and Titanic Survivors Found in Bermuda Triangle.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$9.95

A PERFECT GENTLE KNIGHT
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A PERFECT GENTLE KNIGHT

By Pearson, Kit

Toronto: Puffin Canada, 2007. 205 pp. Personalized inscription on the title page from Kit Pearson to author Jean Little. Blue boards with a small blue pictorial on the front panel; lettered in blue on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. Wraparound dj photograph by Sally Mundy.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Sally Mundy;. 8vo. Association Copy.

$14.95

FOREIGN AFFAIRS - and Other Stories
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS - and Other Stories

By O'Faolain, Sean (also known as John Francis Whelan)

Boston: Atlantic - Little Brown, 1975. 226 pp. Quarter-bound in burgundy on gray boards; lettered in silver on the spine; headband. Light chipping on the corners and at the head and foot of the spine on the dustjacket; minor rubbing on the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. This story collection contains: The Faithless Wife; Something Everything Anything Nothing; An Inside Outside Complex; Murder at Cobbler's Hulk; Falling Rocks Narrowing Road Cul-de-sac Stop; How to Write a Short Story; Liberty; and Foreign Affairs.. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

MARY
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MARY

By White, Nelia Gardner

Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1925. 224 pp. Green cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel with a pasted-on pictorial; lettered in black on spine. Light wear at the corners with a short tear at the head of the spine; no interior markings. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-. 8vo.

$99.95

THE LOST AND FOUND STORIES OF MORLEY CALLAGHAN
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THE LOST AND FOUND STORIES OF MORLEY CALLAGHAN

By Callaghan, Morley

Toronto: Totem Press - Collins Publishers, 1986. 252 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with some minor creasing on the front cover and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The cover features Green Cityscape by Philip Surrey; interior line drawings by George Grosz. Just as Callaghan was getting his career going, his friend Ernest Hemingway tried to help him out by writing to a publisher, saying, "He seems to me like a kid that is worth doing something about..." This story collection contains: Foreword by Barry Callaghan; Introduction by Morley Callaghan; An Enemy of the People; Loppy Phelan's Double Shoot; The Chiseller; The Fugitive; The Sentimentalists; Lady in a Green Dress; The New Kid; Poolroom; The Thing That Happened to Uncle Adolphe; Just Like Her Mother; A Boy Grows Older; A Couple of Million Dollars; The Lucky Lady; A Pair of Long Pants; With an Air of Dignity; The Fiddler on Twenty-Third Street; All Right Flatfoot; A Little Beaded Bag; Big Jules; This Man My Father; The Way It Ended; The Consuming Fire; On the Edge of a World; The Novice; Hello America; and Rendezvous.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Philip Surrey; George Grosz;. 12mo.

$9.95

ONE GRAND SWEET SONG - Short Stories
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ONE GRAND SWEET SONG - Short Stories

By McBratney, Sam

London: Mammoth, 1999. 151 pp. Trade paperback format. Light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This story collection contains: Walk; Gypsy; The Electric Rejuvinator; Aristcrockery; The Sleeping Beauty of Anton P'ntarr; Miss Etherington and Me; Sheffield; The Wraith of Bone Island; Blind Chance; and A Matter of Time.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

FURTHER CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA
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FURTHER CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA

By Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud)

Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1956. 301 pp. Beige boards lettered in black on the front panel and spine. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few short nicks around the edges; some light soil on the dj; no interior markings. This story collection contains: Aunt Cynthia's Persian Cat; The Materializing of Cecil; Her Father's Daughter; Jane's Baby The Dream-Child; The Brother Who Failed; The Return of Hester; The Little Brown Book of Miss Emily; Sara's Way; The Son of His Mother;The Education of Betty; In Her Selfless Mood; The Conscience Case of David Bell; Only a Common Fellow; and Tannis of the Flats.. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$14.95

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