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The Iron Wolf and Other Stories, Adams, Richard
1 The Iron Wolf and Other Stories
Adams, Richard
London Allen Lane/Penguin 1980 071391341X / 9780713913415 First Edition Cloth Bds Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 142 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fiction. 001127

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Winesburg, Ohio - A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life, Anderson, Sherwood
2 Winesburg, Ohio - A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life
Anderson, Sherwood
New York Modern Library 1922 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Modern Library No. 104. Fifth printing (March, 1922) with Introduction by Ernest Boyd. Early Boni & Liveright edition, with dark green faux leather flexible boards, Brodsky illustrated endpapers. Toledano binding no. 2. Clean with bright gold lettering on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to corners. Interesting custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. Binding is tight, no cracking. 303 pages. 024707

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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman
3 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Selected, and with an Introduction, by Roy Chapman Andrews - Noted Explorer and naturalist, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.98 on front inside flap), a few short closed edge tears; nice photo of Dr. Roy Chapman Andrews on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Includes stories by such notable writers as William Beebe, Mark Twain, Louis Bromfield, Stewart Edward White, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrad, Carl Akeley, Robert Louis Stevenson and other great writers. 025192

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Bluebeard's Egg and Other Stories, Atwood, Margaret
4 Bluebeard's Egg and Other Stories
Atwood, Margaret
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1986 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue boards with gold lettering on ivory cloth spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean dark blue endpapers with no writing or marks. 281 pgs. Dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, with slight surface wear and one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Fiction. 014293

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5 For the Children's Hour
Bailey, Carolyn S. and Clara M. Lewis
New York Platt & Munk 1943 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Rhoda Chase, Illustrator 
Very clean book in unchipped original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. 326 pp. with index. Color frontis illustration, black & white illustrated title page. Clean color illustrated jacket is unchipped, has a few tiny closed edge chips, slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 135 children's stories selected from the best literature, compiled from various sources of myths, fables, folk tales, and children's books. 019308

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6 Servants of the Map
Barrett, Andrea
New York - London W.W. Norton & Co. 2002 0-393-04348-7 / 9780393043488 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean dust jacket. Very clean beige marbled boards with gold print of author's signature on front and metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Endpapers are textured dark green. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped. 270 pgs. 014204

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Servants of the Map, Barrett, Andrea
7 Servants of the Map
Barrett, Andrea
New York W.W. Norton & Co. 2002 0-393-04348-7 / 9780393043488 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean marbled beige boards with gold lettering on tan spine. Author's name in gold on front cover. Binding is tight and square. Bumping to front top corner tip. Pages are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, small closed tear at upper front flap fold corner, soft wrinkle at same corner. 267 pgs. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Literature. 014263

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8 The Far Whistle - and Other Stories
Beck, Warren
Yellow Springs, OH Antioch Press 1951 First edition Hardcover Fine very good Jacket Signed
First Edition in original dustjacket, signed by author. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with clean unchipped paper label on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed by the author on title page; also inscribed by him on front free endpaper: "With warm regards to Barbara and Hugh from Warren, in pleasant recollection of our acceptance at Bread Loaf. " 224 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few faint water droplet markings to spine only, some fading to lettering on spine (still legible), very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of short stories by "one of our finest artists in the short story genre." Warren Beck is the author of "Final Score" (received the Friends of American Writing Award), Into Thin Air (of which TIME said, "a minor novel with the grace and dignity appropriate to a major one"), and other works. 017940

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9 Him With His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories
Bellow, Saul
New York Harper & Row 1984 0-06-015179-X / 9780060151799 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with mere hint of wear at top of spine (no tears). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Short Stories. 005813

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Mosby's Memoirs & Other Stories, Bellow, Saul
10 Mosby's Memoirs & Other Stories
Bellow, Saul
New York Viking Press 1968 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean blue hardbound book (beige cloth spine). Pages and edges are clean. P/O name on half-title. Clean dustjacket with some closed edge tears, not price clipped, has small spot of glue residue from price sticker. Enclosed in new mylar cover.Fiction. 002383

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A Book of Islands, Bowman, John S. (Editor)
11 A Book of Islands
Bowman, John S. (Editor)
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1971 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean khaki cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 345 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, tiny shallow water mark at base of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An anthology of short stories, all with islands as the setting, by authors such as Daniel Defoe, Jules Verne, Washington Irving, Golding, among others. 8vo. Literature. 016748

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Tooth and Claw, Boyle, T. C.
12 Tooth and Claw
Boyle, T. C.
New York Viking Press 2005 0-670-03435-5 / 9780670034352 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 284 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Short Stories. 014612

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The World We Live In, Bromfield, Louis
13 The World We Live In
Bromfield, Louis
Philadelphia Blakiston Co. 1944 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 339 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of short stories, many of which revolve around the circumstances of World War II. Book Club Edition. 012434

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Erskine Caldwell's Gulfcoast Stories, Caldwell, Erskine
14 Erskine Caldwell's Gulfcoast Stories
Caldwell, Erskine
Boston Little Brown 1956 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying, very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 248 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has short closed edge tears, slight wear at top of spine, surface abrasion at lower spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 009011

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The Star Cafe, Caponegro, Mary
15 The Star Cafe
Caponegro, Mary
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1990 0-684-19113-X / 9780684191133 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean turquoise boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 180 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Winner of the General Electric Young Writers Award, a strikingly original debut for Mary Caponegro offering three stunning stories and one breathtaking novella linked by the theme of transformation. 8vo. Short Stories. 012896

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World of Apples, Cheever, John
16 World of Apples
Cheever, John
New York Alfred Knopf 1973 0394483464 / 9780394483467 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 174 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018762

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A Glimpse of Sion's Glory & Other Stories, Colegate, Isabel
17 A Glimpse of Sion's Glory & Other Stories
Colegate, Isabel
New York Viking Press 1985 0-670-80897-0 / 9780670808977 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean cream colored boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. 153 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, very short closed edge tear at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Three long and beautiful stories: A beautiful girl of Bohemian habits precipitates an uncontrollable drama in a quiet provinicial town in 1938; an American scientist's expedition to Siberia in the early 1950s seems to open a completely unexpected possibility for the human species; and a brilliant young man, marked early as "promising," fails to chart his course--or his love--as he lives through the turbulent 1960s and 70s. 8vo. Short Stories. 012727

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The Wager and Other Stories, Corkery, Daniel
18 The Wager and Other Stories
Corkery, Daniel
New York Devin-Adair 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Elizabeth Rivers, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with silver illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wood engravings by Elizabeth Rivers. 192 pages. Dust jacket is clean with slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sixteen of this Irish author's stories (considered his very best) are published in this collection. 022623

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GOLF'S BEST SHORT STORIES, D Staudohar, Paul
19 GOLF'S BEST SHORT STORIES
D Staudohar, Paul
Chicago Chicago Review Press 1997 1556523211 / 9781556523212 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unchipped original jacket, as new condition. Very clean light green boards with clean black cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 394 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty-four wonderful short stories about golf by the likes of John Updike, Paul Gallico, P. G. Wodehouse, Stephen Leacock, and many more. 019023

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The Yellow Book - A Selection, Denny, Norman
20 The Yellow Book - A Selection
Denny, Norman
London / New York The Bodley Head / The Viking Press 1950 First Thus Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Yellow cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover and spine, rear cover. No fraying. Faintest hint of rubbing. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. Decorated title page, frontispiece illustration by Max in black and yellow on tan paper ("The Yellow Dwarf"). 372 pages of text followed by 36 full page illustrations at rear of book by outstanding artists of the time such as Aubrey Beardsley, John S. Sargent, Max Beerbohm, John Lavery and many more. A wonderful collection from "The Yellow Book", the first quarterly volume of which appeared in April, 1894, under the joint imprint of Elkin Mathews and John Lane. Selections include work by Henry James, John Buchan, Kenneth Grahame and other greats. 025515

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