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A Story Teller's Story, Anderson, Sherwood
1 A Story Teller's Story
Anderson, Sherwood
New York B. W. Huebsch, Inc. 1924 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unworn brown pebbled cloth boards with stamped yellow lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean top-stained upper page edges. Neatly penned brief previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper dated Nov. 4, 1924. No other marks. 441 pages. 021928

Price: 35.00 USD
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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman
2 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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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
3 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of fading to board edges. Binding is tight & 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 and at the time, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. 404 pages. Clean dust jacket has short closed edge tears at folds, a few small edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A host of great nature stories by such great writers as William Beebe, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrak, Louis Bromfield, Zane Grey, Jack London, John Muir, and many more. 023870

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4 Hemingway and Bailey's bartending Guide to Great American writers
Bailey, Mark; Hemingway, Edward
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2006 1565124820 / 9781565124820 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean illustrated cover. No bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful illustrations by Edward Hemingway. 97 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 026186

Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Cop Cade
Ball, John
Doubleday & Co. For Crime Club 1978 0-385-14374-5 / 9780385143745 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue-black boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, two very small chips to rear bottom panel edge (match head size), light corner wear and rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 007416

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Book of Werewolves - Being an Account of A Terrible Superstition, Baring-Gould, Sabine
6 The Book of Werewolves - Being an Account of A Terrible Superstition
Baring-Gould, Sabine
New York Causeway Books 1973 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
This book, the first serious study of this subject in the English language, was originally published in 1865. In spite of later works by other writers, this book remains a classic. 1973 edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 266 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has light rubbing and a few very short closed edge tears, slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024972

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Long Madness, Barolini, Antonio
7 A Long Madness
Barolini, Antonio
New York Pantheon 1964 First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with red and gold 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 bookplates. Translated from the Italian by Helen Barolini. 308 pages. Jacket has very light dust soiling, a few very short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This distinguished novel by one of the most prominent Italian writers centers around the theme of religious bigotry and its disintegrating effect on the mind of a young woman. The setting is a northern Italian village in the early decades of the 20th century. 023961

Price: 15.00 USD
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8 American Fiction 1920-1940
Beach, Joseph Warren
New York MacMillan 1941 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 371 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is corner clipped but price is intact, small bit of loss at top of spine, 1" closed edge tear, slight corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book covers the work (and the writers behind the work) of Hemingway, Faulkner, Wolfe, Erskine Caldwell, John Marquand, John Steinbeck and more. 8vo. Literature. 008669

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9 Contemporary Southern Prose
Beatty, Richmond Croom and William Perry Fidler
Boston D. C. Heath & Co. 1940 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with clean paper label on spine (unchipped). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 614 pgs. Contains work by Faulkner, Marjorie Rawlings, Erskine Caldwell and other important contemporary southern writers. 8vo. Literature. 007829

Price: 15.00 USD
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Literary Lodgings, Borish, Elaine
10 Literary Lodgings
Borish, Elaine
London Constable and Company 1984 0-09-465180-9 / 9780094651807 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Dustjacket is not price clipped and is bright and clean, unchipped, no tears. 249 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author introduces the reader to the delights of nearly forty hotels in Britain which were once the haunts of famous writers and where the reader can now actually stay. 8vo. Travel/adventure. 014248

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Man Eater Motel - And Other Stops on the Railway to Nowhere: An East African Traveler's Nighbook, Boyles, Denis
11 Man Eater Motel - And Other Stops on the Railway to Nowhere: An East African Traveler's Nighbook
Boyles, Denis
New York Ticknor and Fields 1991 0-395-58082-X / 9780395580820 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean beige boards (one tiny small faint spot on lower edge of front board), clean brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated with photographs. 253 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Denis Boyles tells the truth about Africa, something few modern writers do. He tells the truth about Africa in a way no one has dared to since Evelyn Waugh. And he faced very real dangers looking for that truth. Neither his courage nor his humor failed him." - P. J. O'Rourke 8 vo.. Adventure. 011044

Price: 12.00 USD
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Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write, Brandeis, Gayle
12 Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write
Brandeis, Gayle
Harper 2001 0062517244 / 9780062517241 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line in clean unclipped dust jacket. Burgundy boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 208 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (23.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023166

Price: 10.00 USD
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Willa Cather - A Critical Biography, Brown, E. K. (completed by Leon Edel)
13 Willa Cather - A Critical Biography
Brown, E. K. (completed by Leon Edel)
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1953 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Bright green cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Small ink spot to front board, otherwise no soiling or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece photograph of Willa Cather. 351 pages + 8 pages of index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), several very small edge chips, short closed edge tears, some edge wrinkles. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025563

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, Bryson, Bill
14 The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
Bryson, Bill
New York Broadway Books 2006 0-7679-1936-x / 9780767919364 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Illustrated with Photographs 
Very clean goldenrod boards with gold lettering on blue spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight and crisp; pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Photo illustrated endpapers. 270 pgs. with bibliography. Dustjacket is not price clipped and is very clean and bright, with no chipping, or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Biography. 014883

Price: 20.00 USD
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Maine Magic, Caldwell, Bill
15 Maine Magic
Caldwell, Bill
Portland, Maine Guy Gannett 1978 0-930096-03-7 / 9780930096038 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of lightest surface wear to cloth at base spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps (previous owner name at top of front free endpaper). 334 pgs. illustrated with drawings and photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very short closed edge tear at base of front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In about 80 varied, vivid stories, MAINE MAGIC takes you on enchanting trips to remote, offshore islands, to country fairs, to surprising places in Maine which few writers see so intimately and report so magically as Bill Caldwell. 8vo. Maine. 015411

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Star Cafe, Caponegro, Mary
16 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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Romantic Affinities - Portraits from an Age 1780-1830, Christiansen, Rupert
17 Romantic Affinities - Portraits from an Age 1780-1830
Christiansen, Rupert
New York G. P. Putnam 1988 0399133100 / 9780399133107 Stated First American Edition Hardback Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition, first printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with blue spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white glossy plates. 262 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear, hint of slight browning to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "A highly readable, thoroughly exhilarating combination of Lit. crit. and history which will outshine all existing textbooks on the Romantic Age...It breathes life into classic writers and the tumultuous times in which they worked." - Val Hennessy, Daily Mail 025726

Price: 12.00 USD
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18 Kafka
Citati, Pietro
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1990 0-394-56840-0 / 9780394568409 STATED FIRST AMERICAN EDITION Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 320 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has very slight age toning, is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Pietro Citati, author of highly acclaimed biographies of Goethe and Tolstoy, now brings the full power of his intellect and perception to a major new psychobiography of one of the most brilliant--yet personally elusive--writers of the twentieth century: Frankz Kafka. 8vo. Biography. 015906

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Earthly Paradise, Colette (Robert Phelps, Editor)
19 Earthly Paradise
Colette (Robert Phelps, Editor)
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean rust red cloth boards with gold lettering and small decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Drawn from her lifetime writings by Robert Phelps. Translated by Herma Briffault, Derek Coltman, and others. 505 pages. Dust jacket (designed by Milton Glaser) is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Drawn from some forty books of Colette's non-fiction -- memoirs, portraits, notebooks, letters. 026136

Price: 38.00 USD
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My First New York - Early Adventures in the Big City (As Remembered by Actors, Artists, Athletes, Chefs, Comedians, Filmmakers, Mayors, Models, Moguls, Porn Stars, Rockers, Writers, and Others, David Haskell and Adam Moss, Editors
20 My First New York - Early Adventures in the Big City (As Remembered by Actors, Artists, Athletes, Chefs, Comedians, Filmmakers, Mayors, Models, Moguls, Porn Stars, Rockers, Writers, and Others
David Haskell and Adam Moss, Editors
New York Ecco 2010 0061963933 / 9780061963933 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in unworn dust jacket. White boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 239 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025941

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