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GRENADINE'S SPAWN A Novel of Our Times

By: Ruark, Robert C.

Price: $41.75

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14301

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Spine slightly cocked. Wear & chipping to DJ; A wacky novel, with DJ art by R. Taylor ; 8vo; 253 pages View more info

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GUYS AND DOLLS AND OTHER WRITINGS

By: Runyon, Damon

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Easton Press: 2008

Order Number: 16074

Condition: Very Good+


Leather binding with all edges gilt. Introduction by Pete Hamill. Includes 36 of the Broadway stories, other short stories, two poems, trial reports, and more; 8vo; 635 pages View more info

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LONDON The Novel

By: Rutherfurd, Edward

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 11216

ISBN: 0517591812

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


The bestseller, telling stories of the various epochs of London ; 8vo; 829 pages View more info

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A CERTAIN SMILE

By: Sagan, Francoise

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Company: 1956

Order Number: 14138

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear & chipping to DJ. Pages browned. Small tears to some pages ; Second printing of the American edition; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 128 pages View more info

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MEMORIAL DO CONVENTO

By: Saramago, Jose

Price: $318.65

Publisher: Lisbon, Editorial Caminho: 1983

Order Number: 16608

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities with some creasing to covers; INSCRIBED by author to half-title page. The novel that catapulted Saramago to fame ; 8vo; 357 pages View more info

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BY THE DIM LAMPS

By: Schachner, Nathan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1941

Order Number: 2524

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ a bit chipped; Warmly INSCRIBED by the author on light green front endpaper. New Orleans novel. ; 8vo; 578 pages View more info

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THE HARDER THEY FALL

By: Schulberg, Budd

Price: $102.88

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12450

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Chipping & browning to DJ. Bookplate to front pastedown; The story of a press agent who wasn't as sharp as he thought he was; 8vo; 343 pages View more info

SOME FACES IN THE CROWD

By: Schulberg, Budd

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13339

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to spine ends and extremities. DJ darkened with dampstaining and major open tear; Short stories by the author of 'What Makes Sammy Run? ' ; 8vo; 308 pages View more info

WOODSTOCK; OR, THE CAVALIER [THREE VOLUME SET] A Tale of Sixteen Hundred and Fifty-One

By: Scott, Walter

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Archibald Constable & Company: 1826

Order Number: 6431

Condition: Very Good+


All three volumes show significant wear and some looseness to bindings, which is to be expected--after all they are almost two hundred years old! Volume one has page iii in the preface missing. All three volumes have a bookplate in the front pastedown. All three have hinges started, especially volume three. All three are nearly free of the typical foxing and browning typical of books of this age, and all three have ribbon bookmarks; An intricately plotted tale from Sir W... View more info

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BREAD UPON THE WATERS

By: Shaw, Irwin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1981

Edition: First Trade Edition

Order Number: 14690

ISBN: 0440008840

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight spotting to boards & slight wear to DJ ; Best known for Rich Man, Poor Man ; 8vo; 438 pages View more info

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RICKSHAW BOY

By: Shaw, Lau

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock: 1945

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 15397

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Wear with tape repair and open tears to DJ. Previous owner's names to front endpaper; Novel set in Peking; 8vo; 384 pages View more info

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ON THE BEACH

By: Shute, Nevil

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1957

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 12863

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; One of the first 'Armageddon' themed novels; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

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A HANDFUL OF BLACKBERRIES

By: Silone, Ignazio

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12623

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear & chipping to price clipped DJ; An adventurous love affair set in Southern Italy; 8vo; 314 pages View more info

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FLIRTATIONS IN FASHIONABLE LIFE

By: Sinclair, Catherine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson and Brothers: N.D.

Order Number: 15850

Condition: Very Good+


Fraying to spine ends. Wear to extremities. Some foxing, particularly toward front of book. Both hinges started and front free endpaper chipped; From the popular Scottish novelist, not usually listed amongst her works but published between 1852 and 1860; Peterson's Dollar Series; 8vo; 424 pages View more info

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SAMUEL THE SEEKER

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, B. W. Dodge & Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12956

Condition: Very Good


Boards worn. Spine faded. Spine slightly cocked. Bookseller's sticker to front free endpaper. Binding not tight. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Review of the book, in fact by the same previous owner, tipped in to front pastedown; Socialist Sinclair sends Socialist Samuel somewhere seeking solace; 8vo; 315 pages View more info

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ONE CLEAR CALL

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12531

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Chipping & small open tears to DJ. DJ spine sunned; The ninth Lanny Budd novel, encompassing the end and aftermath of WWII; 8vo; 629 pages View more info

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A WORLD TO WIN

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1946

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 13073

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear & chipping & open tears to DJ ; A Lanny Budd story; 8vo; 581 pages View more info

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ENEMIES, A LOVE STORY

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $125.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12538

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ. Previous owner's name in front pastedown ; Stated first printing; 8vo; 275 pages View more info

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A YOUNG MAN IN SEARCH OF LOVE

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $48.94

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12706

ISBN: 0385123574

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Chipping and tape repair to DJ. Newspaper clippings re Singer taped to rear endpapers. Previous owner's name to half-title page; Biographical stories from the earlier years of author Singer ; Color Illustrations; 8vo; 177 pages View more info

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A FRIEND OF KAFKA And Other Stories

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1970

Order Number: 15771

ISBN: 0374158800

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Previous owner's embossment to title page ; Twenty stories, including The Cafeteria and The Joke ; 8vo; 311 pages View more info

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GOD'S WARRIOR A Biographical Novel of Paul the Apostle

By: Slaughter, Frank G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1967

Order Number: 15423

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear & chipping to DJ. No price to DJ, possible book club edition; Fictional account of the life of Saul of Tarsus; 8vo; 372 pages View more info

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DINNER WITH THE COMMENDATORE

By: Soldati, Mario

Price: $23.77

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 12622

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Chipping & browning to DJ ; Includes The Green Jacket, The Panther, and The Window of the Orphans; 8vo; 273 pages View more info

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THE FIRST CIRCLE

By: Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr I.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1968

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 16329

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ worn, torn, and foxed. Slight spotting to boards; Namely, the First Circle of Dante's Hell, as a metaphor for Stalin's Russia; 8vo; 580 pages View more info

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THE BENEFACTOR

By: Sontag, Susan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15208

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ sunned; Author's first book. Stated first edition; 8vo; 274 pages View more info

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NANTUCKET REBEL

By: Stackpole, Edouard A.

Price: $41.75

Publisher: New York, Ivan Washburn, Inc.: 1963

Order Number: 11819

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Boards faded. Browning to endpapers; A novel of the whaling industry during the American Revolution; 8vo; 306 pages View more info

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THE MOUNTAIN LION

By: Stafford, Jean

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11822

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear to DJ. Browning to endpapers; a death in the family changes the dynamic; 8vo; 231 pages View more info

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ELEPHANT WALK

By: Standish, Robert

Price: $41.75

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1949

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 11814

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Dampstaining and open tears to price clipped DJ ; a novel of Ceylon; 8vo; 278 pages View more info

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A PRIMER FOR THE GRADUAL UNDERSTANDING OF GERTRUDE STEIN

By: Stein, Gertrude

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Black Sparrow Press: 1971

Order Number: 15291

ISBN: 0876851367

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities. Small stains to cover; Rather peculiar compilation of interviews, poems, and assorted writings intended to help the reader understand the author; 8vo; 158 pages View more info

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THE MOON IS DOWN

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1942

Order Number: 16747

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


DJ tattered with open tears. Fraying to top spine and slightly to extremities. Spine slanted; First edition, second state. Wayward period pg. 112 corrected, no Haddon Craftsmen on copyright page; 8vo; 188 pages View more info

THE RED AND THE BLACK

By: Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1954

Order Number: 15545

Condition: Very Good+


Wear and one small piece missing to slipcase ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 450 pages View more info