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The Early Stories: 1953-1975

By: Updike, John

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2004

Seller ID: 010351

ISBN: 0345463366

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. A harvest and not a winnowing, this volume collects 103 stories, almost all of the short fiction that John Updike wrote between 1953 and 1975. View more info

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Candide and Other Stories (Everyman's Library Book 130)

By: Voltaire; Roger Pearson (Translator, Introduction)

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library: 1992

Seller ID: 010283

ISBN: 067941746X

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Candide is the story of a gentleman who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in "the best of all possible worlds." On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth-century classic is actually a savage, satiric thrust at the philosophical optimism that proclaims that all disaster and human suffering is part of a benevolent cosmic plan. View more info

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New and Selected Poems 1923 - 1985

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, The Franklin Library: 1985

Edition: Limited First Edition;

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 009742

Condition: Fine


SIGNED; Limited First Edition; A distinguished poet, novelist, critic, and teacher, he won virtually every major award given to writers in the United States and was the only person to receive a Pulitzer Prize in both fiction (once) and poetry (twice). Described by Newsweek reviewer Annalyn Swan as “America’s dean of letters and, in all but name, poet laureate,” Robert Penn Warren was among the last surviving members of a major literary movement that ... View more info

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Put Out More Flags

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1977

Seller ID: 006436

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Upper-class scoundrel Basil Seal, mad, bad, and dangerous to know, creates havoc wherever he goes, much to the despair of the three women in his life-his sister, his mother, and his mistress. When Neville Chamberlain declares war on Germany, it seems the perfect opportunity for more action and adventure. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. Gift Quality, Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Pretty Ballerina: A Novel
[Hard-boiled Cop] [Debut Novel]

By: Wessel, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001573

ISBN: 0684814641

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


With a wink and a wisecrack, a Chicago private eye makes a nervy debut... the characters are flagrantly original creations, but....the one you really want to hang out with is Harding. NYT reviewSIGNED by the Author; No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Stuart Little

By: White, E. B.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010114

ISBN: 0060282975

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, Early Printing with the code D-K. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has age-toned with light corners wear. Has Harper Blue Ribbon sticker attached. View more info

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The Heat Islands
[2nd Doc Ford Mystery]

By: White, Randy Wayne

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York:, Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc.,: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009024


The Heat Islands is more than a mystery. It is a funny, frightening, and powerful commentary on human nature and on America's favorite theme park -- Florida. The second Doc Ford mystery. Randy Wayne White is an American author who not only writes crime fiction novels featuring retired NSA agent Doc Ford, but also non-fiction adventure books.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price i... View more info

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The Riverman
[N. C. Wyeth and Clarence F. Underwood]

By: White, Stewart Edward

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, The McClure Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009368

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's green cloth with stamped titles and color paste-on of a riverman. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. The bold Wyeth paste-on is mildly rubbed with no chipping. 'The Riverman is described as being the logical successor to The Blazed Trail, a story of the lumber camps in the great forests of Northern Michigan, following the lumber in its travels down the rivers ... View more info

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Arizona Nights
[N. C. Wyeth]

By: White, Stewart Edward

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The McClure Company: 1916

Seller ID: 009367

Condition: Very Good


'..describing the many characters that met in the desert and the weird tales they told around the Arizona campfire; the long-promised 'Reminiscences of Carl Schurz,' fully illustrated with portraits, contemporary engravings and original drawings, a most important contribution to American biography and history.' Publisher's Weekly v27; 1207.Stewart Edward White (1873 - 1946) was an American writer, novelist, and spiritualist. White's books were popular at... View more info

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The Westerners

By: White, Stewart Edward

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday Page: 1913

Seller ID: 009374

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's green ribbed cloth, stamped titles in gilt with cover and spine decoration. 12mo; 7.5 inches tall; 344 pages; frontispiece by N. C. Wyeth. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. From the Works of Stewart Edward White. View more info

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The Claim Jumpers

By: White, Stewart Edward

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday Page: 1913

Seller ID: 009375

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's green ribbed cloth, stamped titles in gilt with cover and spine decoration. 12mo; 7.5 inches tall; 284 pages; frontispiece by N. C. Wyeth. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. From the Works of Stewart Edward White. View more info

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Susanna and Sue
[ N.C. Wyeth & Alice Barber Stephens ]

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010357

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. N.C. Wyeth & Alice Barber Stephens (illustrators). Kate Douglas Wiggin, best known for "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm," presents this fun and romantic tale set among the Shakers. Contains the first appearance of twelve chapter headpiece illustrations by N. C. Wyeth [Allen p. 223]. The publishers commissioned Wyeth to do the pen and ink chapter headings for this book and another Brandywine school artist, Alice Barber Stephens, painte... View more info

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Memoirs of Hecate County [A New, Revised Edition]

By: Wilson, Edmund

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, L.C. Page & Company: 1959

Seller ID: 009869

Condition: Near Fine


Memoirs of Hecate County is a work of fiction by Edmund Wilson, first published in 1946, but banned in the United States until 1959, when it was reissued with minor revisions by the author. Although it is sometimes described as a novel, the only link between the six stories is the narrator. The Six Stories: .The Man Who Shot Snapping Turtles. First published in Atlantic Monthly. .Ellen Terhune. First published in Partisan Review. .Glimpses of Wilbur Flick. First ... View more info

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23 Shades of Black.

By: Wishnia, K. J. A.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Imaginary Press,: 1997.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line;

Inscription: <b>SIGNED by the Author; </b>

Seller ID: 001168

ISBN: 0965681416

Condition: Fine


SIGNED by the Author; No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, View more info

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The Web and The Rock

By: Wolfe, Thomas

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1939

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009907

Condition: Very Good with a New Facsimile Dust Jacket.


"The Web and the Rock," is an American bildungsroman novel by Thomas Wolfe, published posthumously in 1939. Like its sequel, You Can't Go Home Again, it was extracted by Edward Aswell from a larger manuscript after Wolfe's death and features writer George Webber as its protagonist. Wolfe wrote four lengthy novels, plus many short stories, dramatic works, and novellas. He is known for mixing highly original, poetic, rhapsodic, and impressionistic prose with autobi... View more info

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America: from Of Time and the River

By: Wolfe, Thomas

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, Privately Printed: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition. thus

Seller ID: 010203

Condition: Very Good


A very good, collectible copy.From the colophon: "A limited edition has been printed at the Norman Press on Linweav Early American paper. Bound by the John F. Cuneo Company in Holliston's Zepplin cloth...conceived as a project by a class in Typography and Design conducted at the Harrison Commercial Art Institute." The text was selected and excerpted from Wolfe's Of Time and the River. Red publisher's cloth stamped in gilt, illustrated dust jacket... View more info

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Contemporary Writers

By: Woolf, Virginia; Preface: Guiguet, Jean:

Price: $24.00

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

Edition: First Edition, First Printing: American.

Seller ID: 007562


Among the writers discussed are George Moore, Dorothy Richardson, E. M. Forester, Aldous Huxley. D, H, Lawrence, Theodore Dreiser. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Previous owner's name on top first blank page. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 160 pages; 8.25 inches tall. View more info

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Marjorie Morningstar

By: Wouk, Herman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, Doubleday & Co.,: 2005.

Seller ID: 009324

ISBN: 1582882347

Condition: Fine


Marjorie Morningstar is a 1955 novel by Herman Wouk, about a woman who wants to become an actress. In 1958, the book was the basis for a Hollywood feature movie starring Natalie Wood, also titled Marjorie Morningstar. No Flaws or Blemishes but an unused bookplate on front free endpage. Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Silver Face

By: Wright, Edward

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London:, Orion,: 2004,

Edition: First Edition - First Printing

Inscription: <b>SIGNED by the Author</b>

Seller ID: 001268

ISBN: 0752852914

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This super sequel to author's stunning debut Cleo's Moon was published in the US under the title While I Disappear. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Wings

By: [Academy Award - Best Picture] Saunders, John Monk

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York:, Grosset & Dunlap,: 1927

Edition: First Photoplay Edition

Seller ID: 009089

Condition: Very Good / Very Good


Wings is a 1927 American silent war film set during the First World War produced by Lucien Hubbard, directed by William A. Wellman and released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Clara Bow, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, and Richard Arlen. Gary Cooper appears in a small role which helped launch his career in Hollywood. Acclaimed for its technical prowess and realism upon release, the film became the yardstick against which future aviation films were measured, mainly... View more info