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Prize Stories of 1942
Prize Stories of 1942

New York: Literary Guild, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good / good. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Top edge mottled. Bound in original red cloth. The jacket shows moderate overall edge-wear and the spine is faded a bit. Contains early works by Welty, Faulkner and McCullers. The rear panel advertises for War Bonds. READ MORE
Price: $15.00
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The Casebook Of Victor Frankenstein. PETER ACKROYD.
The Casebook Of Victor Frankenstein

London: Chatto & Windus, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. As New / as new. A fine, unopened copy of this highly acclaimed novel. Signed by the author on the title page. READ MORE
Price: $75.00
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The Fall of Troy. PETER ACKROYD.
The Fall of Troy

London: Chatto & Windus, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. As new. Unopened and unread. Signed by the author on the title page. READ MORE
Price: $55.00
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The Great Night. CHRIS ADRIAN.
The Great Night

New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine / fine. As new. Unopened and unread. Signed on the title page in silver ink against a black background by the author. A contemporary re-telling of A Midsummer Night's Dream. READ MORE
Price: $55.00
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The Morning Watch. JAMES AGEE.
The Morning Watch

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Near Fine. A lovely copy with only the slightest hint of fading to the spine. Agee's wonderful coming of age novel set at an Episcopal Boys School in Tennessee. READ MORE
Price: $300.00
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The Tower Of London. HARRISON AINSWORTH, WILLIAM.
The Tower Of London

London: Readers Library, (1928). Hardcover. Very Good / Near Fine. Original burgundy cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. In a complete and stunning wrap-around dust jacket showing the huge crowd present for a beheading. A novel of the tragic nine day Queen, Lady Jane Grey. No date, circa 1928. Printed on pulp paper which is evenly toned throughout. READ MORE
Price: $55.00
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Action at Aquila. HERVEY ALLEN.
Action at Aquila

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Original purple cloth. The jacket is complete and shows a bit of fraying at both the foot and head of the spine. Very attractive cover art by James Reid. Some foxing to the endpapers. READ MORE
Price: $25.00
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Silk and Steel. STEPHEN ALTER.
Silk and Steel

London: Andre Deutsch, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Fine. Book plate from The House of Lords. Else fine. A clean, bright and solid copy. Wrap-around cover art by Brian Knight. READ MORE
Price: $30.00
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The Biographer's Moustache. KINGSLEY AMIS.
The Biographer's Moustache

London: Flamingo, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Near Fine. As new. Unopend and unread. READ MORE
Price: $20.00
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Mr. Barrett's Secret. KINGSLEY AMIS.
Mr. Barrett's Secret

London: Hutchinson, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. As new. Unopened and unread. A collection of stories. READ MORE
Price: $35.00
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Night Train. MARTIN AMIS.
Night Train

New York: Harmony Books, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / fine. As new. Unopened and unread. Signed by the author on the half-title page. READ MORE
Price: $45.00
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Badenheim 1939. AHARON APPELFELD.
Badenheim 1939

New York: David Godine, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. A fine copy in all respects of this haunting and chilling novel. READ MORE
Price: $75.00
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The Spider And The Fly. CLIVE ARDEN.
The Spider And The Fly

Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1928). First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. An extremely clean, bright and pleasing copy of this novel in a bright, complete and very attractive old dust jacket. Pseudonym for Lily C. Nutt. Author listed in Bleiler. This novel is more romantic in nature with some mystery and intrigue as well. READ MORE
Price: $225.00
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The Conqueror. GERTRUDE ATHERTON.
The Conqueror

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1943. Hardcover. Fine / Near Fine. A very clean, bright and attractive copy of this reprint edition. A fictional biography of Alexander Hamilton. READ MORE
Price: $30.00
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The Foghorn And Other Stories. GERTRUDE ATHERTON.
The Foghorn And Other Stories

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Original black cloth, lettered in red on the front panel and the spine. The book remains very clean, bright and solid. This volume has a signed and dated inscription from the author to the title page - "To Mrs. ***, very affectionately, Gertrude Atherton, 1935." Contains four stories... READ MORE
Price: $325.00
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Early One Morning. VIRGINIA BAILY.
Early One Morning

London: Virago, (2015). First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. As new. Unopened and unread. A fine copy of the limited edition of 500 copies this one being number 26. Signed, dated and with a line quote by the author on the title page. A stirring novel beginning in Nazi occupied Rome in 1943. Highly acclaimed. READ MORE
Price: $85.00
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According to Queeney. BERYL BAINBRIDGE.
According to Queeney

London: Little, Brown and Company, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. As new. A highly acclaimed novel about Dr. Samuel Johnson and Hester Thrale. Signed by the author on the title page. READ MORE
Price: $55.00
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Every Man For Himself. BERYL BAINBRIDGE.
Every Man For Himself

New York: Carroll & Graf, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. As new. Unopened and unread. A novel of the Titanic. Lovely cover art. READ MORE
Price: $22.50
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The Dreamers/A Club. JOHN BANGS.
The Dreamers/A Club

New York: Harpers, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original brown cloth lettered in gilt. A clean, bright and solid copy. The corners are a little bumped. Illustrated throughout. BAL #741. READ MORE
Price: $35.00
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A House-Boat on the Styx. JOHN BANGS.
A House-Boat on the Styx

New York: Harpers, 1898. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. A very clean bright and pleasing copy of this wonderful story. Illustrated cover. READ MORE
Price: $25.00
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Affliction. RUSSELL BANKS.
Affliction

New York: Harper and Row, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / fine. As new. Unopened and unread. A fine copy in all respects. READ MORE
Price: $40.00
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Searching for Survivors. RUSSELL BANKS.
Searching for Survivors

New York: Fiction Collective, 1975. FIRST. Hardcover. Near Fine / Fine. An extremely clean, bright and pleasing copy. Previous owner signature on rear free endpaper. Fourteen short stories. A very early work by Russell Banks in lovely condition. READ MORE
Price: $135.00
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The Sweet Hereafter. RUSSELL BANKS.
The Sweet Hereafter

New York: Harper Collins, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / fine. A lovely copy. Unopened and unread. READ MORE
Price: $30.00
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The Crest of the Broken Wave. JAMES BARKE.
The Crest of the Broken Wave

London: Collins, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / near fine. A few small areas of minor rubbing, else fine. A novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns. Map endpapers. READ MORE
Price: $25.00
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The Well of the Silent Harp. JAMES BARKE.
The Well of the Silent Harp

London: Collins, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / near fine. The fifth title in Barke's extended fictional account of the life of Robert Burns. A beautiful copy. Published for export. Map endpapers. READ MORE
Price: $25.00


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