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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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The Admirable Crichton

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1914

Seller ID: 010243

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with intricate gilt decorations on the front typical of Thomson's skill. Bindings tight and square. Heavy stock paper, Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Three small faded spots on rear upper edge. Offsetting on free endpages. [No Date, c1914] Printed at the Edinburgh University Press. Later Printing after Deluxe Edition of 500. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. 4to, 27 cm; 10.75 inches tall; pp. iii-235, [1]; mounted color frontispiece and 19 mounted color plates, additional black & white text illustrations throughout. The Admirable Crichton is a comic stage p... View more info

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The Penderwicks. A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy

By: Birdsall, Jeanne

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010420

ISBN: 0375831436

Condition: New


No Flaws of Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, Tenth Printing. National Book Award Seal Attached. 262 pages. Deliciously nostalgic and quaintly witty, this is a story as breezy and carefree as a summer day. 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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Half-Life

By: Clement, Hal

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010227

ISBN: 0312869207

Condition: New


SIGNED by author "Hal Clement" with Harry Stable in parenthesis below on title page. Two outlines of hands are drawn on the first blank page. Brown ribbed cloth covered boards with white spine labels. No flaws or blemishes to this unopened book. Dust jacket protected in Mylar sleeve. Set in the 21st century, when numerous new diseases threaten the existence of the human race, a crew of terminally ill scientists and researchers undertakes a one-way journey to the moons of Saturn. There they race against time to find a clue to the origins of life that will help them develop a means of c... View more info

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The Black Echo (Harry Bosch)

By: Connelly, Michael

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Michael Connelly

Seller ID: 011150

ISBN: 0316153613

Condition: Fine


Signed by Michael Connelly on the Title Page with no inscription. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket with a price of $19.95. The only flaw is a remainder mark on lower edge. The author's first novel and introduces this author's most famous character Hieronymus (Harry) Bosch. Bosch has quickly become one of the most popular figures in the modern thriller genre. The Black Echo" won the 1993 Edgar Award for Best First Novel. View more info

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Longing for Darkness: Kamante's Tales from Out of Africa, With Original Photographs (January 1914-July 1931) and Quotations from Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen)

By: Dinesen, Isak; [Karen Blixen]; Kamante; Collected by Peter Beard; Afterward by Jacqueline Bouvier Onassis

Price: $39.95

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011420

ISBN: 0877016801

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Folio; 12 inches tall; illustrated from original photographs; drawings and facsimile of letters and diary entries. These celebrated tales and others are retold here from Kamante's perspective and are enhanced with his own drawings and letters, Dinesen's words and snapshots, and photographs by Peter Beard. Writes Beard, "Over a period of 12 years, as if divesting himself of his possessions, Kamante put down the extra dimensions of truth which are at the heart of Out of Africa." 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 problems and move on with their lives. [wiki] First Edition, First Printing. First issue, with the error at page 29, li... 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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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 from gilt. All edges gilt. Text clean and without markings. Second Edition, Dec. 1929 [1st published in October].8.75 inch... View more info

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Rites of Passage

By: Golding, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011411

ISBN: 0374250863

Condition: Fine


Winner of the 1980 Booker Prize. Sailing to Australia in the early years of the nineteenth century, Edmund Talbot keeps a journal to amuse his godfather back in England. Full of wit and disdain, he records the mounting tensions on the ancient, sinking warship where officers, sailors, soldiers and emigrants jostle in the cramped spaces below decks. A first-rate historical novel that is also a novel of ideas--a taut, beautifully controlled short book with none of the windiness or costumed pageantry so often associated with fiction attempts to reanimate the past... [It is] the bes... 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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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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Our Lady of Darkness

By: Leiber, Fritz

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Publishing House, Distributed by G. P. Putman's Sons: 1977

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010681

ISBN: 0399118721

Condition: Fine


"Expanded from the short novel 'Pale Brown Thing' this work represents the culmination of Leiber's lifelong effort to find corollaries for Gothic horrors in the modern world." [Barron] 1978 World Fantasy Award for best novel. 1977 British Fantasy Award; joint winner. ------ Ref: Barron, 6-235, Fine in a Very Good Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has mild toning and some top edge wear. The book is without flaw unopened and unread. First Edition, First Printing. 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 and Criteria for Babbitt Copyright page states "Copyright, 1922, by Harcourt, Brace, and Company, Inc." with no references t... 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. Red Publisher's cloth bright and clean. Gilt titles and decoration bold. Top edge stained blue. Bin... View more info

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In Praise of the Stepmother

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $14.95

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

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010687

ISBN: 0374175837

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Vargas Llosa, Mario was the Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2010. View more info

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No Country for Old Men
[Book to Film]

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010334

ISBN: 0375406778

Condition: Fine


First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. No Country for Old Men is a 2005 novel by American author Cormac McCarthy, who had originally written the story as a screenplay. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. The story occurs in the vicinity of the United States-Mexico border in 1980 and concerns an illegal drug deal gone awry in the Texas desert backcountry. The book was adapted into the 2007 movie No Country for Old Men which won four ... View more info

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The Road

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred a Knopf Inc.,: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010402

ISBN: 0307265439

Condition: Fine


First Edition; First Printing; No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price of $24.00 is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction View more info