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Image for <b>The Dreamers: a Club ; Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization   </b><br>[Sherlock Holmes]

The Dreamers: a Club ; Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization
[Sherlock Holmes]

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: 1899

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008404


12 parodies of popular contemporary authors including "The Mystery of Pinkham's Diamond Stud," a pastiche of Sherlock Holmes. [Bleiler, 39]Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine a bit darkened. [1-2] [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii-x] 1-246 [247-249] [250: blank] [251-252: ads]. Bal 741; Bleiler 29; de Wall 5809 View more info

Image for <b>The Pursuit of the House-Boat being some further accounts of the divers doings of the associated shades under the leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.  </b><br>[Sherlock Holmes]

The Pursuit of the House-Boat being some further accounts of the divers doings of the associated shades under the leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.
[Sherlock Holmes]

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: 1897.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008403


An important early American parody of Sherlock Holmes parodies and the first printed in the USA. The author dedicated the book to A. Conan Doyle. Tan cloth covered boards, titles stamped in black and gilt. Four color pictorial front decoration. Bindings firm. Text clean; lightly toned. Light shelf handling. Spine darkened. some minor soil to front and rear boards. 12mo; 6.75 inches tall. vii, 204 + [4] pp. publisher’s adverts. View more info

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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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A Treasury of Sea Stories
[Rockwell Kent - Illustrations]

By: Aymar, Gordon C. [Editor]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes: 1948

Seller ID: 009698


Early printing; Compilation of sea stories, illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Early Printing. Near Fine in a Very Good price-clipped Dust jacket. 8vo; 23.5 Cm.; 9.25 inches tall; 464 pages.Authors include James A. Michener, William Faulkner, Rockwell Kent, Captain Joshua Slocum, John Masefield, Herman Melville, Joseph Conrad, C.S. Forester, Richard Henry Dana, Jr. Robert Louis Stevenson, Christopher Columbus .. View more info

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Pardon Me Sir, But Is My Eye Hurting Your Elbow?

By: Booker, Bob & Foster, George - Editors

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Bernard Geis: 1968

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009792


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minor shelf handling and has toned a bit on the top edge. 8vo; 9.75 inches tall; 170 pages. First edition, First printing. Illustrations by Mort Drucker. Contributions from writers Gregory Corso, Bruce Jay Friedman, Allen Ginsberg, Herbert Gold, Arthur Kopit, Jack Richardson, Philip Roth, Robert Paul Smith, Ter... View more info

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A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore: Stories, Ballads, Traditions and Folkways of the Mid-American River Country

By: Botkin, B. A. (Editor)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York:, Crown,: 1955.

Edition: Missouri River Edition.

Seller ID: 009036


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket, is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge-wear and a closed tear lower rear spine. Contains 500 stories and 30 songs. View more info

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T.C. Boyle Stories: The Collected Stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle.

By: Boyle, T. C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Viking Press.: 1998.

Seller ID: 003039


No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail handling. Dust jacket in a new protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Man Who Knew Too Much and Other Stories

By: Chesterton, G. K

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Cassell and Company,: 1922.

Edition: First Edition - Second Printing.

Seller ID: 006197


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. 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 ab... View more info

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Selected Works of Joseph Conrad

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Barnes & Noble Books,: 1994.

Seller ID: 008979


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 ,i>Unread; Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. View more info

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Typhoon And Other Stories

By: Conrad, Joseph ; with an introduction by Martin Seymour-Smith

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Everyman's Library / Knopf: 1991

Seller ID: 009147


Polish author Joseph Conrad is considered to be one of the greatest English-language novelists, a remarkable achievement considering English was not his first language. Conrad's literary works often featured a nautical setting, reflecting the influences of his early career in the Merchant Navy, with depictions of the struggles of the human spirit in a cold, indifferent world.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear pr... View more info

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The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser

By: Dodge, R. E. Neil : Editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin;: 1936.

Edition: Cambridge Edition.

Seller ID: 009303


Edmund Spenser (1553 - 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of nascent Modern English verse, and is often considered one of the greatest poets in the English language. He was deeply affected by Irish faerie mythology.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. ... View more info

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The Color of a Great City

By: Dreiser. Theodore

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1923

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010018


Dreiser's tribute to some of the varied scenes of New York life as he remembered them between 1900 and 1915. Chapters include: The Waterfront, The Car Yard, The Toilers of the Tenements, The Pushcart Man, A Vanished Seaside Resort, Characters, Hell's Kitchen, The Men in the Snow, The Sandwich Man," and The Love Affairs of Little Italy. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Minor bump upper front corner. Sp... View more info

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For Lancelot Andrewes : Essays on Style and Order

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Gwyer: 1928

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009963


The seven essays cover a wide range of subjects including: literature, theology, and philosophy, CONTENTS: 1. Lancelot Andrewes. 2. John Bramhall. 3. Niccolo Machiavelli. 4. Francis Herbert Bradley. 5. Baudelaire in our time. 6. Thomas Middleton. 7. A Note on Richard Crashaw. 8. The Humanism of Irving Babbitt. Thomas Stearns Eliot, OM (1888 - 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets... View more info

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The Lord's Will and Other Carolina Plays

By: Green, Paul; Introduction: Koch, Frederick H.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010001


Five one-act plays in one volume. Edited by Pro Frederick H. Koch, founder of The Carolina Playmakers and the Dakota Playmakers, with an introduction, 'Making a Folk Theatre' and a Bibliography. Illustrated with photos from the plays. First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated with photos from the plays. Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protecti... View more info

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Lunar Landscapes. Stories and Short Novels, 1949-1963.

By: Hawkes, John

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1969

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009887


A collection of nine short stories. John Hawkes, (1925 - 1998), was a postmodern American novelist, known for the intensity of his work, which suspended some traditional constraints of narrative fiction.Near Fine in a Very Good Dust Jacket Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve hs a hint of handling wear and toning. 8vo; 20.5 cm.; 275 pages. ... 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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Hemingway on Fishing

By: Hemingway, Ernest ; Lyons, Nick

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York, The Lyons Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009778


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Hemingway on Fishing collects the bulk of the author's angling-related writings, including Nick Adams stories and excerpts from several novels most notably, the memorable wine-soaked pilgrimage to Spain's Irati River in The Sun Also Rises. However, the lesser-known newspaper and magazine articles may elicit even more interest among readers. View more info

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The Horse and Buggy Doctor [Americana] [Mid-west]

By: Hertzler, Arthur E.; Forward by Milburn Stone

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Bison Book: 1970

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 009588


SIGNED with an inscription by Milburn Stone . An intimate story of a country doctor filled with home-spun tales. First Bison Book Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Illustrated boards. View more info

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Brief Candles

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran: 1920

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [American]

Seller ID: 010034


This collection of Huxley stories contains 'After the Fireworks' which is the length of a short novel and deals with the predicament of a well-known writer who finds himself approached as an older man, by an importunate female admirer who aspires at all costs to be his mistress. Three more stories - 'Chawdron', ' The Rest Cure' and 'The Claxtons' complete the volume. Green cloth, stamped titles in gilt, Spine sun-faded. Bindings tight and square. Text c... View more info

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A Treasury of American Poetry

By: Mandelbaum, Allen ; Richardson Jr, Robert D. - Editors

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Gramercy: 2003

Seller ID: 009427


Features the work of some 150 of our nation's finest writers. It includes selections from Anne Bradstreet, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman, T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, e. e. cummings, Wallace Stevens, Robert Frost, and Gertrude Stein, as well as significant works of lesser-known American poets.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still GIFT QUALITY. 9.5 in... View more info