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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


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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George F. Kennan: An American Life
[Politics & Government]

By: Gaddis, John Lewis

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Penguin Press,: 2011

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 008635


In the late 1940s, George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set forward the strategy of containment that would define U.S. policy toward the Soviet Union for the next four decades. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2012.This achievement alone would qualify him as the most influential American diplomat of the Cold War era. But he was also an architect of the Marshall Plan, a prizewinning historian, and would become one of t... View more info

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A Daughter the Middle Border

By: Garland, Hamlin.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, The Macmillan Company,: 1921.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Seller ID: 007503


The second volume of four of the Middle Border Series.Hannibal Hamlin Garland (1860 – 1940) was an American novelist, poet, psychical researcher, essayist, and short story writer. He is best known for his fiction involving hard-working Midwestern farmers.Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 1922.Black cloth covered boards with stamped vignette of gold, white, blue and black. Spine titles stamped gilt. Front titles stamped in red. Decorated ... 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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South Moon Under

By: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan (1896-1953)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Grosset and Dunlap, : 1933.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009075


This significant American author's first book. The novel is set in Florida as were later works about a group of Southerners settling in the scrub of Florida's interior. Green cloth boards with darker green titles. Bindings square and tight. Text clean, age-toning. Minimal shelf wear. Top edge is sunned. Bookplate on free endpage. Dust jacket has mild toning to rear panel with small loss spine tips in a Mylar sleeve; older tape reinforcement on inside. View more info

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The Marjorie Rawlings Reader

By: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan ; Edited and selected by Bigham, Julia Scribner

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1958

Edition: Later printing of the 1956 edition.

Seller ID: 009148


Rawlings won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1939 writing of rural Florida her most well-known novel is The Yearling.Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Appears unread. Dust Jacket unclipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf wear and minor toning to the white of rear panel. View more info

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John James Audubon: The Making of an American

By: Rhodes, Richard

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Knopf Publishing Group,: 2004.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009053


From the Pulitzer Prize—winning historian Richard Rhodes, the first major biography of John James Audubon in forty years, and the first to illuminate fully the private and family life of the master illustrator of the natural world. “Rhodes has managed to do for Audubon what Audubon did for birds. . . in this splendid biography Rhodes has produced nothing less than a portrait of the United States in its formative years.” –The New York Times Book Review View more info

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Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour An Introduction

By: Salinger, J.D.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009811


First Edition, Third State of these two long stories about Seymour Glass which originally appeared in The New Yorker. Includes the misspelling of "Sey-more: for Seymour on page 173 that was identified in the Little Brown proof copy and was supposed to be corrected in the second printing of the First Edition. This book has the dedication page tipped in after copyright page and before the title page for "Raise High the Roofbeams." though copyright page says (1957, 1... View more info

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The Pearl

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. Second State Dust Jacket.

Seller ID: 009765


The Pearl explores the secrets of man's nature, the darkest depths of evil, and the luminous possibilities of love. Steinbeck began writing the story as a movie script in 1944, and first published it as a short story called "The Pearl of the World" in Woman's Home Companion in December 1945. He expanded it to novella length and published it under the name The Pearl by Viking Press in 1947. As he was writing the novella version, he was frequently travelling to Mexico wher... View more info