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The Robots of Dawn

By: Asimov, Isaac.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday & Company,: 1983.

Edition: Book Club Edition. [BOMC]

Seller ID: 002219


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. View more info

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Dragon Seed. A Novel of China Today.

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, John Day: 1942

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009209

Condition: Good in a Good Dust Jacket.


Basis for the 1944 film directed by Harold S. Barquet and starring Katharine Hepburn, Walter Huston and Aline MacMahon. --- Pearl Buck won the Nobel Prize for The Good Earth. Buck writes in power and illumination as the human greatness of simple men and women meets each day, in occupied China, with deathless tenacity." -- The New York Times. Publisher's cloth, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. minor damp stain lowe... View more info

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Babel Tower

By: Byatt, A. S.

Price: $16.07

Publisher: New York, Random House Publishing Group: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003113

ISBN: 0679405135

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover. View more info

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The USA Trilogy
[The 42nd Parallel, Nineteen Nineteen, The Big Money]

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin Company,: 1960

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 009567

Condition: Near Fine


The trilogy employs an experimental technique, incorporating four narrative modes, fictional narratives telling the life stories of twelve characters, collages of newspaper clippings and song lyrics labeled "Newsreel", individually labeled short biographies of public figures of the time such as Woodrow Wilson and Henry Ford and fragments of autobiographical stream of consciousness writing labeled "Camera Eye".The trilogy covers the historical development of Americ... View more info

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Orient Express

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1927

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010122

Condition: Good


Stated "First Edition". Code M-A. With tipped-in illustrations in color from Paintings by the Author Travels in the Soviet Caucasus, Turkey, and Iran (Persia). Collection of Dos Passos essays about his travels to Constantinople, to Batum, and then through Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan by train and boat. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine sun-darkened. Nice inscription on front free endpage: ... View more info

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The Cocktail Party. A Comedy.

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009749

Condition: Very Good


Eliot's most popular play published in his lifetime. The Cocktail Party was written while Eliot was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in 1948. It was first performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 1949. In 1950 the play had successful runs in London and New York theaters (the Broadway production received the 1950 Tony Award for Best Play.) It focuses on a troubled married couple who, through the intervention of a mysterious stranger, settle their prob... View more info

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T. S. Eliot The Complete Poems and Plays: 1909-1950

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and World Inc.,: 1962

Seller ID: 009770

Condition: Very Good


This omnibus collection includes all of the author's early poetry as well as the Four Quartets, Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, and the plays Murder in the Cathedral, The Family Reunion, and The Cocktail Party. Unread; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust jacket price-clipped has light wear with minor rubbing at spine tips; now in a protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Father Abraham

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1984

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009757

ISBN: 039453722X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Faulkner is one of the most celebrated writers in American literature generally and Southern literature specifically. Though his work was published as early as 1919, and largely during the 1920s and 1930s, Faulkner was not widely known until receiving the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature, for which he became the only Mississippi-born Nobel winner. First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protect... View more info

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The Plays of John Galsworthy

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Duckworth,: 1929

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003860

Condition: Near Fine


John Galsworthy OM was an English novelist and playwright. Notable works include "The Forsyte Saga" (1906-1921) and its sequels, A Modern Comedy and End of the Chapter. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932. Bound in full-leather with four raised bands and bright stamped gilt lettering to spine. The book shows mild external handling wear. Binding is firm. Volume has gilt edges and pastedowns with ornamental gilt borders. Flyleaves display darkened edges ... View more info

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A Sort of Life.

By: GREENE, Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Simon and Schuster,: 1971.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing

Seller ID: 000303

ISBN: 0671210106


Bindings square and tight; Minimal shelf wear; Dust jacket in protective Mylar jacket. View more info

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The Short Stories Of Ernest Hemingway

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1953.[c1964]

Edition: Reprint of 1938 edition;

Seller ID: 008766


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. Ref; Bruccoli; Hanneman; Nobelprize.org View more info

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York:, Scribner,: 1940.

Edition: Early reprint of First Edition.

Seller ID: 008992


Hemingway's classic powerful novel of the Spanish Civil War. It tells the story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to a republican guerrilla unit. As a dynamiter, he is assigned to blow up a bridge during an attack on the city of Segovia. >Also a 1943 American war film produced and directed by Sam Wood and starring Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff, and Joseph Calleia. >Blue cloth. Bindings square and... View more info

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Death in the Afternoon

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1960

Seller ID: 009755

Condition: Very Good


Death in the Afternoon is a non-fiction book written by Ernest Hemingway about the ceremony and traditions of Spanish bullfighting, first published in 1932. The book provides a look at the history and what Hemingway considers the magnificence of bullfighting. It also contains a deeper contemplation on the nature of fear and courage. While essentially a guide book, there are three main sections: Hemingway's work, pictures, and a glossary of terms. [wiki]... View more info

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Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Farrar Straus Giroux.: 1989.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 001279

ISBN: 0374201250


The book is about the lives of two Cuban brothers and musicians, Cesar and Nestor Castillo, who immigrate to the United States and settle in New York City in the early 1950s. The novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1990 and is the first novel by a United States-born Hispanic to do so.It was adapted in 1992 into the film The Mambo Kings, starring Armand Assante and Antonio Banderas, and as a musical in 2005. In its theme of the American immigrant experience... View more info

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Mystic River

By: Lehane, Dennis

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, William Morrow,: 2001.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008881

ISBN: 0688163165

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Mystic River was made into an American mystery drama film in 2003 directed and scored by Clint Eastwood. It stars Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, and Laura Linney. i> No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Babbitt

By: Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009978

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, Second State. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Light sun-fading on the spine. 12mo; 19.5 cm.; 7.5inches tall; 401 pages. Dust Jacket Lacking: The back panel of the dust jacket had an order form for recent Harcourt books. The instructions said to "fill out this order blank and send to your bookseller," which might account for the lack of dust jackets available for this book. First Edition Points... View more info

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Dodsworth

By: Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009979

Condition: Very Good


Dodsworth is a satirical novel by American writer Sinclair Lewis, first published by Harcourt Brace & Company in March 1929. Its subject, the differences between US and European intellect, manners, and morals. In his analysis of the novel, Martin R. Ausmus has described Dodsworth as Lewis' "most sympathetic yet most savage", "most real" and "truest picture of the middle class" of America at the time. Harry Sinclair Lewis (1885 - 1951) was an American nove... View more info

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Listen to the Wind
[Aviation History]

By: Lindbergh, Anne

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York:, Harcourt Brace & Co.,: 1938

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008649


Winner of the Inaugural National Book Award for non-fiction. Listen! The Wind is the story of a survey flight around the North Atlantic Ocean in 1933. The purpose of the flight was to study the air-routes between America and Europe. >The Lindbergh's were famous from their aviation exploits, this one covers their flights across the Atlantic to Scandinavia and Russia, down through Europe to Morocco and west on a long, dangerous hop to Brazil. ... View more info

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In Praise of the Stepmother.

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Farrar, Straus & Giroux,: 1990.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 001271

ISBN: 0374175837


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve.Peruvian writer, politician, journalist, essayist, college professor, and recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. View more info

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The Yearling

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 010113

Condition: Fine


Book is unopened. Bright and clean. Gift Quality. Illustrations in color by N. C. Wyeth. A Limited Edition of an unspecified number. Green leather boards with gilt decorations, 4 raised spine bands. All edges gilt, Silk ribbon place marker. Silk endpages. View more info