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An anthology is a collection of literary works chosen by the compiler. It may be a collection of poems, short stories, plays, songs, or excerpts. In genre fiction anthology is used to categorize collections of shorter works such as short stories and short novels, usually collected into a single volume for publication. The complete collections of works are often called Complete Works or Opera Omnia

Modern Lit: Fiction:Anthology / Short Stories

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...<b>The Robots of Dawn</b><br>, Asimov, Isaac.
1 Asimov, Isaac. ...The Robots of Dawn

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1983.
 Book Club Edition. [BOMC]
 Hardcover.
 
A "whodunit" science fiction novel by American writer Isaac Asimov, first published in 1983. It is the third novel in Asimov's Robot series. It was nominated for both the Hugo and Locus Awards in 1984.

Unread, No flaws to book. Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve has light wear with toning to rear panel.
 
Price: 14.95 USD

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...<b>T.C. Boyle Stories: The Collected Stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle.</b>, Boyle, T. C.
2 Boyle, T. C. ...T.C. Boyle Stories: The Collected Stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle.
New York: Viking Press. 1998. 0670879606 / 9780670879601 Hardcover in Jacket.
 
No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail handling. Dust jacket in a new protective Mylar sleeve.

 
Price: 30.00 USD

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...<b>Destiny Bay</b><br>, Byrne, Donn
3 Byrne, Donn ...Destiny Bay

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1928.
 First edition, #219 of a limited edition of 365 copies.
 Hardcover in slipcase.
 
Title in black and green. At the head of title: Don Byrne.
i-xiv, ,1.-350, blank leaf. Portrait frontispiece inserted. 8 5/8 inches tall by 5 5/8 inches.
Green linen sides, white vellum shelfback and corners. Top edges gilt.
Minor soiling to spine. Bindings sqaure and tight. No other flaws of blemishes to book. Issued green slipcase with paste on title.
Novel set in Ireland posthumously published.

Memoirs of childhood in Ireland, a sentimental novel of an Irish village that sits at the edge of sparkling Destiny Bay.

The story concerns the marriage of an Irish nobleman to a gipsy in 1889, and romance among his descendants. Destiny Bay was adapted by Tom Geraghty, John Meehan, and Brinsley MacNamara as the script for Wings of the Morning (Harold Schuster 1937), being Britain's first Technicolor feature movie; the score was sung by John McCormack.  
Price: 65.00 USD

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...<b> The Man Who Knew Too Much and Other Stories </b><br>, Chesterton, G. K
4 Chesterton, G. K ... The Man Who Knew Too Much and Other Stories

London: Cassell and Company, 1922.
 First Edition - Second Printing.
 Hardcover.
 8vo; 7.5 inches tall. 308 pages.
 
A collection of stories following the exploits of gentleman detective Horne Fisher. The Alfred Hitchcock thriller of the same name was based on the title story, though Hitchcock only used the title.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Minor spine fade. Light rub along spine edge.

This Cassell edition has the eight tales featuring Horne Fisher and the four-part "The Trees of Pride," plus three stories not in the Harper edition; "The Garden of Smoke," "The Five of Swords" and "The Tower of Treason." "The Garden of Smoke" is a murder mystery about roses and drugs.

G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox."
 
Price: 125.00 USD

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...<b> Four Faultless Felons </b>, Chesterton, G. K.
5 Chesterton, G. K. ... Four Faultless Felons
London: Cassell and Company, 1930 First Edition – First Printing Hardcover.

 
A quartet of stories of detection, without Father Brown. Four headings each with 6 stories: The Moderate Murderer", "The Honest Quack", "The Ecstatic Thief" and "The Loyal Traitor"

An uncommon title. Difficult to locate.

An excellent story (s) that tells how these four men became felons and why they were faultless.

Black cloth boards. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Minor shelf lean. Evidence of a removed bookplate from front free endpage. 7.5 inches tall. 310 pages.

G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox." Time magazine has observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out."

 
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...<b>Selected Works of Joseph Conrad  </b><br>, Conrad, Joseph
6 Conrad, Joseph ...Selected Works of Joseph Conrad

New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1994.
 1566195357
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. He wrote stories and novels, many with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit in the midst of an impassive, inscrutable universe


 
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...<b>The Mathematics of Magic   </b><br>, de Camp, L. Sprague;  Pratt, Fletcher
7 de Camp, L. Sprague; Pratt, Fletcher ...The Mathematics of Magic

Framingham, MA: NESFA Press 2007 9781886778658
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
This volume includes all the De Camp and Pratt Enchanter stories.

Harold Shea is a psychologist who dreams of adventure, but never gets beyond learning to fence and occasionally showing up at staff meetings dressed in horseback riding garb. But when he learns that his boss, Dr. Reed Chalmers, has developed a theory which allows a person to transport himself to any world he can imagine, Harold Shea decides to give it a whirl.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 29.95 USD

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...<b> One Million A.D. </b><br>, Dozois, Gardner/ Editor
8 Dozois, Gardner/ Editor ... One Million A.D.

New York: Science Fiction Book Club 2005.
 9780739462737
 First Edition, Thus.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
An anthology of six original novellas of the very far future, commissioned by the Science Fiction Book Club, in a departure from their usual reprints-only policy.

The authors are all well-known: Robert Reed, Robert Silverberg, Nancy Kress, Alastair Reynolds, Charlie Stross, and Greg Egan.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>James Bond Omnibus. Volume 2 [Thunderball, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, You Only Live Twice]  </b><br>, Fleming, Ian
9 Fleming, Ian ...James Bond Omnibus. Volume 2 [Thunderball, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, You Only Live Twice]

New York: MJF Books, 1997.
 156731161X
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Ian Fleming was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer who is best known for his James Bond series of spy novels.

Fleming's creation has appeared in film twenty-six times, portrayed by seven actors.

Unused, Unopened, Unread. No flaws but a minor scuff to front board edge near spine, from retail handling, bindings tight.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b> Three Novels: A Room With a View,  Howards End, Maurice </b><br>, Forster, E. M.
10 Forster, E. M. ... Three Novels: A Room With a View, Howards End, Maurice

New York: Book of the Month Club, [No date. circa 70's]
 Book Club.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Edward Morgan Forster known by his pen name E. M. Forster, was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist. Many of his novels examined class difference and hypocrisy in early 20th-century British society. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 16 different years,

Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Minimal handling wear. Unread.
 
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...<b>Christmas Eve On Lonesome 'Hell-Fer-Sartain' and Other Stories.</b>, Fox, John  Jr.
11 Fox, John Jr. ...Christmas Eve On Lonesome 'Hell-Fer-Sartain' and Other Stories.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. Later Printing; First Edition Thus. Hardcover.

 R. B. Birch: Illustrated with 6 b/w plates including the tissue-guarded frontispiece. 
Green cloth covered boards with stamped titles in gilt and white. Decorations same. Bindings square and tight. Top edge gilt, others rough cut. 7 5/8 inches tall. 2245 pages. Minimal wear, with minor fade to spine. Front bright and clean.
A handsome collectible copy

 
Price: 35.00 USD

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...<b>Far from the City of Class and other Stories.</b>, Friedman, Bruce Jay
12 Friedman, Bruce Jay ...Far from the City of Class and other Stories.
New York: Frommer-Pasmantier, 1963. First Edition Hardcover in Jacket.
 
Bindings square and tight with clean text. Minimal shelf wear with pushed spine tips.
Dust jacket light wear with some darkening to the white of the jacket.
Stamped "File Copy" on front free end-page.
8 1/2 inches tall.

 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b> Deliberate Prose: Selected Essays 1952-1995 </b>, Ginsberg, Allen
13 Ginsberg, Allen ... Deliberate Prose: Selected Essays 1952-1995
New York: HarperCollins, 2000 0060192941 / 9780060192945 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

Allen Ginsberg's essays, collected here for the first time, were written over the course of a long, productive, and politically engaged life. With his finger ever on the pulse of America, Ginsberg was consistently outspoken and passionate about his beliefs.

 
Price: 35.00 USD

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...<b>Six Modern American Plays  </b><br>, Halline, Allan G. - Introduction
14 Halline, Allan G. - Introduction ...Six Modern American Plays

New York: Modern Library / Random House, Modern Library # 276
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
The six plays are The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill, Winterset by Maxwell Anderson, The Man Who Came to Dinner by Kaufman and Hart, The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman, The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, and Mister Roberts by Heggen and Logan.

No flaws to note of this carefully handled book. Text clean. Dust Jacket, price-clipped, is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
[Ref: Toledano]
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Off the Main Sequence: The Other Science Fiction Stories of Robert A. Heinlein  </b><br>, Heinlein, Robert
15 Heinlein, Robert ...Off the Main Sequence: The Other Science Fiction Stories of Robert A. Heinlein

New York: Science Fiction Book Club, 2005
 1582881847 / 9781582881843 First Edition, First Printing; thus.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 
Here are smart, savvy tales of space adventure, time travel, weird science, mysterious phenomena, apocalypse and dystopia, tales that reflect the concerns of their day, yet eerily foreshadow our own. All these, including three previously uncollected stories, Beyond Doubt, My Object All Sublime and Pied Piper, display Heinlein's creative genius to full extent.

No Flaws or Blemishes but for faint odor due to smoker's library. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b>Six Plays by Lillian Hellman  </b><br>, Hellman, Lillian
16 Hellman, Lillian ...Six Plays by Lillian Hellman

New York: Modern Library / Random House, 1963.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
The Plays are The Children's House, Days To Come, The Little Foxes, Watch On The Rhine, Another Part Of The Forest, and The Autumn Garden
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning.Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate shelf handling. First published in 1960. Spine style indicates a printing in 1963- 67. Introduction by the author.
[Ref Toledano]
 
Price: 19.95 USD
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...<b>The Short Stories Of Ernest Hemingway  </b><br>, Hemingway, Ernest
17 Hemingway, Ernest ...The Short Stories Of Ernest Hemingway

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953.[c1964]
 Reprint of 1938 edition;
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 499 pages.
 Ref; Bruccoli; Hanneman; Nobelprize.org
 
Containing the First Forty-Nine Stories, With a Brief Preface by Ernest Hemingway.

Later printing. I-7-64[MH]. Book Club blind-stamp on rear board.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.Dust Jacket in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve is price-clipped with small loss top of spine minimal spine toning.
 
Price: 60.00 USD

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...<b>Black Seas of Infinity: The Best of H.P. Lovecraft  </b><br>, Lovecraft, H.P.
18 Lovecraft, H.P. ...Black Seas of Infinity: The Best of H.P. Lovecraft

Garden City, New York SFBC Science Fiction 2001.
 9780739420096
 First Edition, Thus.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Nineteen stories from H.P. Lovecraft, the master of American weird fiction and horror-fantasy.

This story collection contains: Adrift on the Black Seas of Infinity by Andrew Wheeler; The Call of Cthulhu; Dagon; Winged Death; The Rats in the Walls; The Colour Out of Space; The Outsider; The Shadow Out of Time; The Lurking Fear; Pickman's Model; The Thing on the Doorstep; The Shadow Over Innsmouth; The Festival; The Dreams in the Witch House; The Nameless City; The Mound; What the Moon Brings; In the Walls of Eryx; The Unnamable; and At the Mountains of Madness; followed by appendices: A: History of the Necronomicon; B: Notes on Writing Weird Fiction; C: Some Notes on a Nonentity; and D: Chronology of the Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft.

No Flaws or Blemishes but for faint odor from smoker's library. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>The Cubs and Other Stories.</b>, Mario Vargas LLosa:
19 Mario Vargas LLosa: ...The Cubs and Other Stories.
New York: Faber and Faber 1991 0571162126 / 9780571162123 Soft cover.
 
Unused; No flaws.

A collection of Vargas Llosa's short fiction whose domain is the Peru of male youth and machismo, where life's dramas play themselves out on the soccer field, on the dance floor and on street corners.

 
Price: 5.00 USD

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...<b>The Betrothal of Elypholate And Other Tales of the Pennsylvania Dutch.</b>, Martin, Helen Reimensnyder
20 Martin, Helen Reimensnyder ...The Betrothal of Elypholate And Other Tales of the Pennsylvania Dutch.
New York: The Century Company, 1907. First Edition Hardcover.

 Illustrations by Charlotte Harding and Alice Barber Stephens 9 plates including a tissue-guarded frontispiece. 
Light green cloth with gold titles and gold, white and dark green decorations.
Bindings tight and square, text clean minor toning a few finger spots. Light shelf wear with pushed corners. Some spine fade with minor handling. Previous owners name stamp on front end-page. >br>7.75 inches tall. 259 pages.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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