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THE RICHARD HARDING DAVIS YEARS A Biography of a Mother and Son

By: Langford, Gerald

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7298

ISBN: 0851410111

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ with very light rubbing to extremities; 8vo; 336 pages View more info

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THE STRICKLANDS

By: Lanham, Edwin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 2519

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Edges and pages a bit tanned ; INSCRIBED by the author on half-title page, dated April 1939 ; 8vo; 311 pages View more info

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WHAT DOES WOMAN WANT?

By: Leary, Timothy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Beverly Hills, 88 Books: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Order Number: 16776

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to softcover extremities with one diagonal crease to front cover; Peculiar, dense science fiction novel, the only fiction written by Leary; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 237 pages View more info

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I CAN'T STAY LONG

By: Lee, Laurie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1975

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 14693

ISBN: 0689106955

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ including chipping to spine and one small closed tear ; Author Lee collects some of his best vintage travel essays; 8vo; 230 pages View more info

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THE HEARING A Novel

By: Lescroart, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 10282

ISBN: 052594575x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED by author on title page ; 8vo; 451 pages View more info

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MANTRAP

By: Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $192.79

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12955

Condition: Very Good+


Spine faded. Slight staining to foredge ; In the inimitable Lewis style, a stressed New York lawyer falls for the young, vivacious wife of another man; 8vo; 308 pages View more info

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THE TIME OF THE HERO

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $138.84

Publisher: New York, Grove Press, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12809

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; Stated first printing. author's second book; 8vo; 409 pages View more info

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IN PRAISE OF THE STEPMOTHER

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus and Giroux, Inc.: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 13250

ISBN: 0374175837

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


First edition in English, translated by Helen Lane; 8vo; 149 pages View more info

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THE TIME OF THE HERO

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13249

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Ink stamp and apparent residue to front flap; Stated first printing. author's second book; 8vo; 409 pages View more info

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THE STORYTELLER

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $20.17

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus and Giroux: 1989

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 14810

ISBN: 0374270856

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear to DJ; First edition in English, translated by Helen Lane. Book club edition, no price to front flap and blindstamp to rear board ; 8vo; 246 pages View more info

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AFTER THE AFTERNOON

By: MacArthur, Arthur

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11673

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear and chipping to DJ. Endpapers show 'ghost' printing from DJ flaps ; the story of a Grecian faun; 8vo; 290 pages View more info

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BARBARY SHORE

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $210.77

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Co. , Inc.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13658

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear & chipping to price clipped DJ; INSCRIBED by Mailer to front free endpaper on tipped in sheet, which is slightly dampstained ; 8vo; 312 pages View more info

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LAUGH TILL YOU CRY An Advertisement

By: Mankowitz, Wolf

Price: $23.77

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14902

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear & chipping to DJ; The old standby--shipwrecked on a desert island. Stated first edition; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 127 pages View more info

THE GARDEN PARTY

By: Mansfield, Katherine

Price: $12.98

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1931

Edition: First thus

Order Number: 16468

Condition: Very Good


Slight wear to extremities. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front cover creased ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 255 pages View more info

THEATRE A Novel

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1937

Order Number: 16275

Condition: Very Good


Wear to boards and extremities. Binding could be tighter; A novel of the theatre, naturally; 8vo; 292 pages View more info

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CANNIBALS AND MISSIONARIES

By: McCarthy, Mary

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11768

ISBN: 0151153876

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; INSCRIBED by author McCarthy on front free endpaper. Stated first edition; 8vo; 369 pages View more info

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REPORT TO THE COMMISSIONER

By: Mills, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1972

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 14613

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Chipping and spotting to DJ with small open tear. ; A police procedural from the author of the Panic in Needle Park. Gritty realism, early 70s style ; 8vo; 208 pages View more info

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LOST LAYSEN

By: Mitchell, Margaret

Price: $20.17

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12545

ISBN: 0684824280

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight staining to DJ; Written in 1916, this long lost story came to light in the mid-1990s, when the son of a family friend of the Mitchells/Marshes came forward with the handwritten story in a composition book. With previously unpublished photos; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 127 pages View more info

HEARTS OF HICKORY A Story of Andrew Jackson and the War of 1812

By: Moore, John Trotwood

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nashville, Cokesbury Press: 1926

Order Number: 4295

Condition: Very Good


Spine lettering illegible. Light wear to extremities9433; Novel of the period immediately following the Lewis and Clark expedition, when the US was at war with England ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 454 pages View more info

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TWO ADOLESCENTS The Stories of Agostino and Luca

By: Moravia, Alberto

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus and Company: 1950

Order Number: 12724

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight foxing to boards. Slight wear to DJ; two novels in one; 8vo; 268 pages View more info

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OFF THE DEEP END

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $38.15

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16411

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities with fraying to spine ends. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Binding a little loose in spots ; A collection of essays from the master of the form. Stated first edition. Non-fiction, listed in fiction simply for reasons of limited space; 8vo; 358 pages View more info

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STREAMLINES

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $38.15

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16415

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ tattered with several tears. Boards faded. Binding loose in spots; Essays on various topics; non-fiction and listed in fiction for reasons of space. Stated first edition; 8vo; 290 pages View more info

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JOHN MISTLETOE

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1931

Order Number: 16413

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket


DJ tattered and in pieces ; An autobiographical novel; 8vo; 455 pages View more info

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THUNDER ON THE LEFT

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1925

Order Number: 16412

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities with small tears to spine ends. Binding not tight; Parenting, human nature, and life after death are some of the wide-ranging issues covered in this novel ; 8vo; 273 pages View more info

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LITTLE SACRLET

By: Mosley, Walter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Little Brown & Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10285

ISBN: 0316073032

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


INSCRIBED by Author on title page; 8vo; 307 pages View more info

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INVITATION TO A BEHEADING

By: Nabokov, Vladimir

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1959

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 14809

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small open tears with apparent dampstaining to DJ; Translated from the Russian by the author's son ; 8vo; 223 pages View more info

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A BEND IN THE RIVER

By: Naipaul, V. S.

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12486

ISBN: 0394505735

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; A novel of post-colonial Africa. Stated first edition; 8vo; 278 pages View more info

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A SPY IN THE HOUSE OF LOVE

By: Nin, Anais

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alan Swallow: 1959

Order Number: 15314

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear to DJ extremities with browned spine and chipping. Front board sunned; Originally published in 1954, a novel of a woman who seeks to enjoy a more unencumbered sexuality akin to that of men; 8vo; 140 pages View more info

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HELLBOX

By: O'Hara, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12553

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to price clipped DJ. Endpapers browned; A collection of short stories. Stated first printing ; 8vo; 210 pages View more info

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THE HAT ON THE BED A Collection of 24 New Stories

By: O'Hara, John

Price: $41.75

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13187

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear & chipping to DJ; From the author of Butterfield 8 and Appointment in Samarra. stated first printing; 8vo; 405 pages View more info