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The Confessions of Nat Turner

By: Styron, William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1967

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009908

Condition: Fine


The novel concerns the slave revolt in Virginia in 1831. It is based on The Confessions of Nat Turner: The Leader of the Late Insurrection in Southampton, Virginia, a first-hand account of Turner's confessions published by a local lawyer, Thomas Ruffin Gray, in 1831.First Edition, First Printing. Black cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles and silver and orange decorations. Top edge stained brown/maroon. Bindings square and tight. Text Clean. Book witho... View more info

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The Kitchen God’s Wife

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, G. P. Putnam's Sons,: 1991.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 008606

ISBN: 0399135782


SIGNED by the Author on the title page. "A beautiful book...what fascinates in The Kitchen God's Wife is not only the insistent storytelling but the details of Chinese life and tradition; not only how people lived but how their sensibility shines through, most notably in their speech. Amy Tan has a command with language in which event and concrete perception jump into palpable metaphor, and images from the daily world act like spiritual agents." —Los Ang... View more info

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The Bonesetter's Daughter

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Putman: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009681

ISBN: 0399146431

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


SIGNED by the Author. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. ------ "TAN AT HER BEST . . . Rich and hauntingly forlorn . . . The writing is so exacting and unique in its detail." --- San Francisco Chronicle View more info

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Clair Ambler

By: Tarkington, Booth.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Doubleday, Doran & Company,: 1928.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 001828


Blue cloth covered boards with past-on titles to spine and front. Decorated end-pages. Light shelf wear. Touch of rub at lower tips. Clean text lightly and evenly toned. Front hinge starting lower corner. Bindings square and firm. 253 pages. 7 ¾ inches tall. View more info

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The Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories
[Ireland] [Folktales]

By: Taylor, Patrick

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Forge Books,: 2014

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008395

ISBN: 0765338386


"Readers unfamiliar with the good doctor’s personal antics and medical adventures will be delighted to make his acquaintance, and old friends will settle in for a comfortable visit."?Booklist. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.8vo, 335 pages with a glossary. View more info

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The Short Stories of Anton Tchekov

By: Tchekov, Anton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library / Random House: 1955

Seller ID: 009962

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Top edge heavily sunned. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light wear, small loss top spine and white areas of jacket has sun-toned. Date of 1955 from the 370 titles listed on inside of dust jacket. Ref: Toledano. View more info

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Half Moon Street: Two Short Novels

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1984

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009725

ISBN: 0395365112

Condition: Fine


SIGNED by the author on title page. Book has no flaws. Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve has light/minimal shelf wear small nicks lower spine and a scuff on front of jacket.Two short novels, the first, Dr Slaughter and Half Moon Street , the first was the basis for the film with Sigourney Weaver and Michael Caine which was named after the second: Half Moon Street. View more info

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The Doctor and the Devils

By: Thomas, Dylan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1953

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009829

Condition: Near Fine


The author's first book length narrative, loosely arranged as a film script, the dramatic tale of the murderers Burke and Hare which came to trial in Edinburgh in the mid-1800's from the story by Donald Taylor. First American edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. No flaws but minimal handling, Bindings very tight. View more info

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Under Milk Wood, A Play For Voices

By: Thomas, Dylan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1954

Edition: First Edition - American.

Seller ID: 009830

Condition: Near Fine


The complete text of "Under Milk Wood," published for the first time here exactly as it was broadcast by the B.B.C. in 1954. Includes a frontispiece photo of the author, a preface by Welsh composer and personal friend Daniel Jones, notes on the pronunciation of Welsh names, and Jones's musical notations for the songs. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with the price of $3.00. Jacket has light wear to edges and small rubs on spine tips. First Edition - Amer... View more info

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The Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas

By: Thomas, Dylan

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1957

Edition: 14th Printing; Augmented Edition

Seller ID: 009915

Condition: Near Fine


Writer Dylan Thomas is best known for the poem "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night" and play Under Milk Wood. He's also known for his heavy drinking, which led to his untimely death. 14th Printing; Augmented Edition. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 22 cm.; 8.75 inches tall; 203 pages. View more info

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How I Became A Ghost (How I Became a Ghost Series)

By: Tingle, Tim

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Oklahoma, The RoadRunner Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010084

ISBN: 1937054535

Condition: New


Told in the words of Isaac, a Choctaw boy who does not survive the Trail of Tears, HOW I BECAME A GHOST is a tale of innocence and resilience in the face of tragedy. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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The Silmarillion

By: Tolkien, J. R. R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1977

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009901

ISBN: 0395257301

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition - First Printing. American. Bindings tight and square. Clean text. Minimal shelf wear. Unread. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Minor shelf handling. Fold-out map pristine. No flaws to note but a touch of age-toning to the jacket and a previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Still giftable. View more info

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Anna Karenia

By: Tolstoy, Leo ; Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1980

Seller ID: 010566

Condition: Fine


Black faux-leather raised spine bands decorated and titles in gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Gift Quality. Illustrated with the paintings of James Tissot View more info

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Intermission.

By: Tomkins, Calvin

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York:, Viking Press,: 1951.

Edition: First Edition.<P>

Seller ID: 001078


Bindings square and tight, Hint of edge wear, text lightly and evenly toned. Dust jacket protected in Mylar sleeve has a closed tear/fold upper rear edge. View more info

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Letter to My Grandchild.

By: ULLMANN, Liv - Editor & Forward.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Atlantic Monthly Press,: 1998.

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000323

ISBN: 0871137283


SIGNED by Liv Ullmann on first blank page, ""With Love," no recipient's name written. Gift quality. No Flaws or blemishes.Collected here are over thirty original letters especially written for this book by some of the world's most prominent figures to their grandchildren. Intimate in tone, the letters reflect on the writers' own lives and acknowledge the challenges they foresee for another generation. Contributors include Walter Cronkite, Nelson Mandela, t... View more info

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Bech Is Back

By: Updike, John

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1982.

Edition: First Edition - Second Printing Before Publication.

Seller ID: 004506

ISBN: 0394528069


No flaws or blemishes. Gift Quality.In this follow-up to Bech: A Book, Henry Bech, the priapic, peripatetic, and unproductive Jewish American novelist, returns with seven more chapters from his mock-heroic life. He turns fifty in a confusing blend of civic and erotic circumstances while publicizing himself in Australia and Canada. He marries a shiksa and travels with her to Israel, where she falls in love with the land, and to Scotland, where he does. An... View more info

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Trust Me

By: Updike, John

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009381

ISBN: 0394558332

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


'It is in his short stories that we find Updike's most assured work...and almost without fail they give pleasure, a quality not to be taken lightly.' -- The Washington Post Book WorldNo Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. Book is unopened and unread. Dust jacket has a hint of handling now in a new Mylar protective sleeve. 8 inches tall... View more info

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Midpoint and Other Poems

By: Updike, John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009802

Condition: Fine


First Edition, First Printing. [Trade] Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. Giftable. Author's third poetry collection. REF: DeBellis, A30 View more info

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Too Far To Go: The Maples Stories

By: Updike, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1979

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009804

Condition: Near Fine


A story collection which traces the decline and fall of a marriage published as a paperback original. Seven of the seventeen stories included were published here for the first time in book form. Basis for the TV drama.First Edition, First Printing. Paperback original. Some toning on the pages else very near fine. REF: DeBellis, A70 View more info

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The Poorhouse Fair / Rabbit, Run
[The Modern Library]

By: Updike, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: 1965

Edition: First Modern Library Edition.

Seller ID: 010347

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Edition. Very Good in a Good price-clipped Dust Jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust jacket in new Mylar protective cover has toned on areas of white and has minor loss spine tips. View more info