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The Color of a Great City

By: Dreiser. Theodore

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1923

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010018

Condition: Very Good


Dreiser's tribute to some of the varied scenes of New York life as he remembered them between 1900 and 1915. Chapters include: The Waterfront, The Car Yard, The Toilers of the Tenements, The Pushcart Man, A Vanished Seaside Resort, Characters, Hell's Kitchen, The Men in the Snow, The Sandwich Man," and The Love Affairs of Little Italy. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Minor bump upper front corner. Sp... View more info

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Rebecca
[Modern Library #227]

By: Du Maurier, Daphne

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, The Modern Library / Random House,: 1958.<br>

Edition: Modern Library #227.

Seller ID: 008148


Rebecca is a novel by English author Dame Daphne du Maurier. A best-seller, Rebecca sold 2,829,313 copies between its publication in 1938 and 1965, and the book has never gone out of print. The novel is remembered especially for the character Mrs. Danvers, the fictional estate Manderley, and its opening line: Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. moderate handling wear with some fadi... View more info

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Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime

By: Dunning, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009395

ISBN: 0743201957

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Several times in his writing career, Dunning (The Bookman's Wake) has used his personal passions and interests as settings for his thrille: Horse racing, book collecting, the city of Denver. This time he dials up the rhythms of 1940s classic radio (which he profiled in the nonfiction Tune In Yesterday).First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.... View more info

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The Revolt of Aphrodite : Tunc & Nunquam
[Two Volumes Complete]

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1968 / 1970

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010045

Condition: Very Good


The Revolt of Aphrodite consists of two novels by British writer Lawrence Durrell, published in 1968 and 1970. They deviate significantly from his earlier style and because they approach more openly political and ideological problems. The novels are densely allusive and reflect the political tensions of the May 1968 general strike in Paris. They also address the same theme of multiplicity and contingency Durrell developed in The Alexandria Quartet, often in a way ... View more info

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Mountolive

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1959

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010047

Condition: Very Good


Mountolive is a novel of vertiginous disclosures, in which the betrayer and the betrayed share secret alliances and an adulterous marriage turns out to be a vehicle for the explosive passions of the modern Middle East. Very Good in a Good price-clipped dust jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has toning to white of rear panel. First Edition, Fir... View more info

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Clea
[Alexandria Quartet]

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1960

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010048

Condition: Very Good


Clea, published in 1960, is the fourth volume in The Alexandria Quartet series by British author Lawrence Durrell. Set in Alexandria, Egypt, around World War II, the first three volumes tell the same story from different points of view, and Clea relates subsequent events. Very Good in a Good+ dust jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has toning... View more info

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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

By: Durrow; Heidi W.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009858

ISBN: 1565126807

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Durrow's debut draws from her own upbringing as the brown-skinned, blue-eyed daughter of a Danish woman and a black G.I. to create Rachel Morse, a young girl with an identical heritage growing up in the early 1980s..... the story succeeds as both a modern coming-of-age and relevant social commentary. [PW]SIGNED by the author on title page next to her name. First Edition, First Printing. Debut novel. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Numero Zero

By: Eco, Umberto

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2015

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010141

ISBN: 0544635086

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 'Witty and wry...slim in pages but plump in satire about modern Italy...it's hard not to be charmed by the zest of the author.' Tom Rachman, New York Times Book Review View more info

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The Boyds of Black River.

By: Edmonds, Walter D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, Dodd Mead & Company,: 1953.

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 000873


Green cloth covered boards. Light shelf wear, bindings tight, light toning to text. Dust jacket darkened to inside with light shelf wear, protected in Mylar sleeve. 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 prob... 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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Middlesex: A Novel

By: Eugenides, Jeffrey

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010655

ISBN: 0374199698

Condition: New


The author's second book, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2003. Eugenides weaves together a kaleidoscopic narrative spanning 80 years of a stained family history, from a fateful incestuous union in a small town in early 1920s Asia Minor to Prohibition-era Detroit; from the early days of Ford Motors to the heated 1967 race riots; from the tony suburbs of Grosse Pointe and a confusing, aching adolescent love story to modern-day Berlin. Eugenides's comma... View more info

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One for the Money
(Stephanie Plum, No. 1) (Stephanie Plum Novels)

By: Evanovich, Janet

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Griffin: 2006

Seller ID: 009776

ISBN: 0312362080

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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The Sound and the Fury

By: Faulkner, William; Introduction by Robert Penn Warren

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 010564

Condition: Fine


Green faux-leather raised spine bands decorated and titles in gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. A hint of rub on lower text block. Illustrated by Kenneth Francis Dewey View more info

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An Idiot for All Seasons

By: Feherty, David

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Rugged Land: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010834

ISBN: 1590710606

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; 273 pages. Upon his retirement from professional golf in 1997, DAVID FEHERTY has been a mainstay on CBS Sports as an on-course presonality and commentator throughout the PGA golf season. In addition to penning the Golf Magazine column, Feherty writes a biweekly column for Golfonline, the most popular golf website. View more info

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At the Gates of Darkness (Demonwar Saga #2)

By: Feist, Raymond E.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Eos: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010932

ISBN: 0061468371

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Feist graces eager readers with his most astonishing adventure yet. View more info

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Famous Last Words.

By: Findley, Timothy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada:, Irwin Publishing,: 1981.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001124

ISBN: 0772013624


Famous Last Words is part-thriller, part-horror story; it is also a meditation on history and the human soul. In the final days of the Second World War, Hugh Selwyn Mauberley scrawls his desperate account on the walls and ceilings of his ice-cold prison high in the Austrian Alps. Officers of the liberating army discover his frozen, disfigured corpse and his astonishing testament - the sordid truth that he alone possessed. Fascinated but horrified, they learn of a ... View more info

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Madame Bovary: A Storey of Provincal Life

By: Flaubert, Gustave

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 007844

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Translation of Francis Steegmuller; Illustrated by Malcolm Liepke. Gustave Flaubert was an influential French novelist who was perhaps the leading exponent of literary realism in his country. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857), for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his style and aesthetics. The story focuses on a doctor's wife,... View more info

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Pillars of the Earth

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010788

ISBN: 0688046592

Condition: Fine


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No Flaws to note. First American Edition, First Edition is stated about full number line "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10". Photo of the author on the back dust jacket with no reviews anywhere on the jacket.Ken Follett is known worldwide as the master of split-second suspense, but his most beloved and bestselling book tells the magnificent tale of a twelfth-century monk driven to do the seemingly impossible: build the greatest Go... View more info

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The Adaptable Man

By: Frame, Janet

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1965

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010037

Condition: Very Good


Beneath the seemingly tranquil surface of an old English village lie murder, incest, and mystery. Alwyn Maude, a handsome young man, commits murder for no particular reason other than to kill. The senselessness of Alwyn's crime is contrasted with the antiquated ways of his father and uncle. The tensions between past and present are explored and the shortcomings of both exposed. Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light e... View more info