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Dragon Seed. A Novel of China Today.

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, John Day: 1942

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009209

Condition: Good in a Good Dust Jacket.


Basis for the 1944 film directed by Harold S. Barquet and starring Katharine Hepburn, Walter Huston and Aline MacMahon. --- Pearl Buck won the Nobel Prize for The Good Earth. Buck writes in power and illumination as the human greatness of simple men and women meets each day, in occupied China, with deathless tenacity." -- The New York Times. Publisher's cloth, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. minor damp stain lowe... View more info

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Nova Express

By: Burroughs, William S.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009831

Condition: Near Fine


Nova Express was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1965. It is listed in David Pringle's 1985 book Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels. Written using the 'fold-in' method, a version of the cut-up method, developed by Burroughs with Brion Gysin, of enfolding snippets of different texts into the novel. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 21 cm.; pp. [2], 188, [2]. Cover design by Roy Kuhlman. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with the price of $... 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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Destiny Bay

By: Byrne, Donn

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown And Company: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002367

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, #219 of a limited edition of 365 copies.Title in black and green. At the head of the title: Don Byrne.i-xiv, ,1.-350, blank leaf. Portrait frontispiece inserted. 8 5/8 inches tall by 5 5/8 inches.Green linen sides, white vellum shelfback and corners. Top edges gilt. Minor soiling to spine. Bindings square and tight. No other flaws or blemishes to book. Issued green slipcase with paste on title. The novel set in Ireland posthumously publis... View more info

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The Devil's Pi

By: Cantor, Eli

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, The Composing Room, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 010120

Condition: New


Amusing story of how the Devil is behind all the problems in a printer's shop, from proof reading to spilled ink. Issued as a Christmas greeting from the Composing Room. Fine. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Issued onion skin wrapper has toned which was only meant to protect until received. View more info

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Exiles

By: Caputo, Philip

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009810

ISBN: 0679450386

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


No matter the backdrop, Philip Caputo's ear for the vernacular is unerring, while his interrogation of human nature--of the deceptions we inflict on ourselves and others--is unflinching. Exiles affirms the remarkable range, the freedom from genre, of a writer whose "meditations on the love and hate of war were hailed by William Styron as "among the most eloquent I have read in modern literature. First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minima... View more info

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Acts of Faith

By: Caputo, Philip

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009876

ISBN: 0375411666

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


First Edition, First Printing. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. In this novel of Sudan "Caputo, a Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter turned novelist, writes with astonishing authority, launching several complex plot lines and an enormous, vibrant cast of characters -- aid workers, soldiers, militants, mercenaries, missionaries and corrupt officials. The plot threads join in a propulsive, satisfying finish, inevitably inching demon and deity ever closer together." --Michae... View more info

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Horn of Africa: A Novel

By: Caputo, Philip

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Holt Rinehart & Winston: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009877

ISBN: 0030421365

Condition: Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Fine in a Very Good Dust Jacket that has wear top spine. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Set in the forsaken yet exotic deserts of Ethiopia, Horn of Africa is a vividly detailed and masterfully plotted novel chronicling a broken man’s struggle for salvation and inner freedom in the midst of a broken nation’s fight for stability and peace. View more info

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Means of Escape

By: Caputo, Philip

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009878

ISBN: 0060183128

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


A startlingly honest and brutal book. It deals with the age-old folly of war and its strange companion, the love of war, which is a siren call to newsmen like Caputo who must report on war. First Edition, First Printing.Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Voyage

By: Caputo, Philip

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009880

ISBN: 0679450394

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


On a June morning in the century's infancy, Cyrus Braithwaite -- without explanation -- orders his three teenage sons to sail from their Maine home and not return until September. The three boys and a friend board the Braithwaites' forty-six-foot schooner and begin a perilous journey down the East Coast, bound for the Florida Keys. A storm abruptly ends their passage, leaving them stranded in Cuba, but when they telegraph their father for help, he does not respon... View more info

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A Rumor of War

By: Caputo, Philip

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1977

Seller ID: 009882

ISBN: 003017631X

Condition: Near Fine


ARC - Advanced Readers Edition. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. A thoroughly honest view of what the experience of Vietnam meant to a young college graduate, a 'gung-ho' lieutenant in the marine corps who enlisted for the 'heroic experience' of war . . . It is the most eloquent statement yet on what Vietnam was for the lower echelons who had to do the dirty work. -- Seattle TimesHeartbreaking, terrifying, and enraging . . . It will... View more info

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Ender in Exile

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009440

ISBN: 0765304961

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"The novels of Orson Scott Card's Ender series are an intriguing combination of action, military and political strategy, elaborate war games and psychology." ?USA Today. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. 9.5 inches tall. 380 pages. View more info

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Parrot and Olivier in America.

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Alfred a Knopf Inc.,: 2010.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing;

Seller ID: 002386

ISBN: 0307592626


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. National Book Award Finalist. View more info

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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay: A Novel

By: Chabon, Michael

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010223

ISBN: 0679450041

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author and the "key" with no inscriptions. First Edition, Early Printing. All points correct but for First Edition below full number line. [ref: McBride; Blindstamp]Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with a price of $26.95 is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling. The acclaimed novel that Newsweek called a "towering, swash-buckling thrill of a book" and that earned Michael Chabon th... View more info

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The Saint In Miami

By: Charteris, Leslie

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1940

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 010327

Condition: Very Good


Book Club Edition, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Text shows age-toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has toned on white of rear panel, chipping along top edge, loss lower spine. 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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Song of Slaves in the Desert

By: Cheuse, Alan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Illinois:, Sourcebooks,: 2011.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

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

Seller ID: 000470

ISBN: 1402242999

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Nathaniel Pereira, son of a New York Jewish merchant, gets dispatched to revive an uncle's South Carolina plantation, but his story is derailed by the interspersed accounts of several generations of women driven from slavery in Timbuktu to bondage in the United States. Golden-tan cloth covered boards with black spine titles. No flaws or blemishes, Gift quality. View more info

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Slav Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen

By: Chodsko, Alex; Translated from the Frebch by Emily J. Harding

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York:, A. L. Burt Company,: [No date; circa 1900].

Edition: Early Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 007058


Contains seventeen stories, some in several parts: titles include The Abode of the Gods, The Maid with the Hair of Gold, The Spirit of the Steppes and Imperishable. From the French of Aleksander Borejko Chodzko (1804 - 1891) who was a Polish poet, Slavist, and Iranologist. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8vo; 7.5 inches tall. 327 pages; plus a 4-page publisher's catalog. View more info

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Broken Places (A Chicago Mystery)

By: Clark, Tracy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Kensington: 2018

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010300

ISBN: 1496714873

Condition: New


Former cop Cass Raines has found the world of private investigation a less stressful way to eke out a living in the Windy City. But when she stumbles across the dead body of a respected member of the community, it's up to her to prove a murderer is on the loose . . .No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 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... View more info