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Joshua, Girzone, Joseph F.
41 Joshua
Girzone, Joseph F.
Albany Richelieu Court 1983 0-911519-03-3 / 9780911519037 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, Signed by Author. Very clean unfaded red boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "To my dear Mary Alice, Peace, Joseph F. Girzone." Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 310 pgs. Clean dustjacket has slight edge wear and very light rubbing, short closed edge tears (top and bottom spine edge have clear tape reinforcement). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Made into a film in 2001 ("Joshua, The Movie"), this is a compelling story of a woodcarver who shows up in a small town much like Jesus did, and will leave you fascinated. Considered a classic by many, it is an ispirational story. 8vo. Christian. 015838

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In This Our Life, Glasgow, Ellen
42 In This Our Life
Glasgow, Ellen
New York Harcourt Brace 1941 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition of this Pulitzer Prize winning book. Clean black cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other writing or marks. 467 pages. Pulitzer Prize winning novel, made into a movie (1942, directed by John Huston, starring Bette Davis). 025004

Price: 65.00 USD
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The End of the Affair, Greene, Graham
43 The End of the Affair
Greene, Graham
New York Viking Press 1951 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
First American Edition (first printing) "Published by the Viking Press in October 1951". In original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on cover, green lettering and brown decoration on spine. Tiny spot at base of front board, wear to lower spine corners. Previous owner name and initials at top edge front free endpapers. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. 240 pages. Dust jacket has edge wear, large chip at top and bottom spine ends, closed tears, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025507

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Quiet American, Greene, Graham
44 The Quiet American
Greene, Graham
New York Viking Press 1956 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First American Edition (Published by the Viking Press in March 1956) in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Brown marbled boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading 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. 249 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips, short closed edge tears, some fading to red on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025564

Price: 50.00 USD
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45 The Tenth Man
Greene, Graham
New York Simon & Schuster 1985 0-671-50794-X / 9780671507947 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First printing. Clean gray boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 157 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with mere hint of slight wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011181

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Other Boleyn Girl, Gregory, Phillippa
46 The Other Boleyn Girl
Gregory, Phillippa
New York Simon & Schuster (Touchstone) 2004 0-7432-6983-7 / 9780743269834 First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean flecked ivory boards with maroon 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 bookplates; very slight pencil impression from erased price in top right corner of front free endpaper. Full number line: 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 664 pgs. First published in London by Harper Collins in 2001, this book was made into a recent film (2008) starring Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johannson. Two beautiful sisters compete for the love of King Henry VIII. 8vo. Fiction. 015966

Price: 60.00 USD
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Papa's Delicate Condition, Griffith, Corinne
47 Papa's Delicate Condition
Griffith, Corinne
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Katharine Bernard, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, with 1952 on title page, 1952 on copyright page, SIGNED by author. Very clean beige cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges; no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper: "To Florence Pratt - A Merry Christmas from Corinne Griffith - 1954 - ". Very small previous owner label (return address label) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 178 pgs. with illustrations by Katharine Bernard. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips (1/2" deep chip at top spine edge, 1/2" x 1/2" chip at top edge of rear panel, a few tiny edge nicks). Slight fading to spine (black lettering is crisp and bold). Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Made into a movie (1963) starring Jackie Gleason and Glynis Johns. 8vo. Humor. 016396

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Client, Grisham, John
48 The Client
Grisham, John
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1993 0-385-42471-X / 9780385424714 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean charcoal gray boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, slightest hint of surface wear to spine cloth corners, no fraying, no tears. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Old price in ink on upper corner of front free endpaper. 422 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has slight wear and short closed at top spine corners, small 1/4" scratch to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Early Grisham novel about an eleven-year-old boy who witnesses the bizarre suicide of a New orleans attorney. Just before he dies, the lawyer tells Mark a deadly secret concerning the recent murder of a Louisiana Senator. Made into a film (1994) starring Susan Sarandon and Tom Lee Jones. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Mystery. 017228

Price: 20.00 USD
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49 Snow Falling on Cedars
Guterson, David
New York Harcourt Brace 1994 0-15-100443-9 / 9780151004430 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray boards with white spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 1st Edition statement and row of letters beginning with "a" on copyright page. 345 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket--no chipping or edgewear, not price clipped. Also has removable banner around dustjacket with stills from movie and statement "The international best seller is now a major motion picture from Universal Pictures". Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 007400

Price: 20.00 USD
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Roots: The Saga of an American Family, Haley, Alex
50 Roots: The Saga of an American Family
Haley, Alex
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1976 0-385-03787-2 / 9780385037877 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded brown boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, brown title box with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers are clean with no names, writing or bookplates, two very small surface abrasions to front free endpaper from tape removal. 587 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket has a few tiny closed edge tears, tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. African American. 016174

Price: 65.00 USD
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84 Charing Cross Road, Hanff, Helene
51 84 Charing Cross Road
Hanff, Helene
Futura 1987 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright mass market paperback. No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 220 pgs. Made into a movie starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins, this is the charming memoir of correspondence between a London bookseller and a New York woman bibliophile (Helene Hanff) over the years leading up to World War II and beyond. mass Market Paperback. Books about Books. 016918

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Hireling, Hartley, L. P.
52 The Hireling
Hartley, L. P.
London Hamish Hamilton 1957 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Published in Great Britain, 1957" on copyright page. Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Slightest hint of fading to spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 248 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, slight foxing to rear flap fold, tiny closed tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of an ex-soldier who becomes a chauffer for a grieving young widow. Made into a film in 1973 starring Sarah Miles and Robert Shaw. 018510

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Hireling, Hartley, L. P.
53 The Hireling
Hartley, L. P.
New York Rinehart & Co. 1957 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with publisher's review slip laid in. "First Published in the United States in March, 1958" on copyright page, with publisher's symbol (R in a circle). Clean unfaded black boards with clean blue-green cloth spine, black lettering with bright silver border on spine. Sharp corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 272 pgs. Clean dustjacket is very slightly age-toned, not price clipped, with a few very tiny shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Made into a movie (1973) starring Robert Shaw and Sarah Miles, it is the story of a cynical ex-soldier who has invested his savings in a car he drives for hire, and of the wealthy, sadly sweet young widow, Lady Franklin, who hires him. Approx. 6" x 8". Fiction. 017399

Price: 35.00 USD
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Wild Oranges, Hergesheimer, Joseph
54 Wild Oranges
Hergesheimer, Joseph
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in clean original dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with orange stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying, no fading, one tiny pin-point puncture to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with black & white scenes from the Goldwyn motion picture, and illustrated with black & white plates (stills from the movie). 128 pgs. Color illustrated dustjacket has tiny chip at top spine corner, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The complete novel, illustrated with scenes from the photoplay. Collectible quality, scarce in this condition. 018924

Price: 200.00 USD
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Any Number Can Play, Heth, Edward Harris
55 Any Number Can Play
Heth, Edward Harris
New York Harper & Brothers 1945 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip; no fraying, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 193 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's photo on rear panel. Collectable quality. Made into a motion picture by MGM Studios (1949) starring Clark Gable, the intense story of a family and a gambler's love for the cards. 8vo. Fiction. 015816

Price: 250.00 USD
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Any Number Can Play (SIGNED), Heth, Edward Harris
56 Any Number Can Play (SIGNED)
Heth, Edward Harris
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1945 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. SIGNED "Edward Harris Heth" on front free endpaper. Small neatly stamped previous owner name in top left corner of front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. 193 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chip at top spine edge, slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Made into a motion picture by MGM Studios (1949) starring Clark Gable, the story of a gambling house owner who finds himself estranged from his wife and his son. 8vo. Fiction. 015876

Price: 325.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, Hillenbrand, Laura
57 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Hillenbrand, Laura
New York Random House 2001 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Edition, First Printing Hardback Very Good minus Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with all correct first edition points. Clean charcoal paper covered boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. 1/4" spot of wear-through at bottom of lower corner tip. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 399 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (24.95/37.95 on front inside flap),. wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023041

Price: 40.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, Hillenbrand, Laura
58 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Hillenbrand, Laura
New York Random House 2006 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Edition, First Printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with all correct first edition points in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 399 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality first edition. 024935

Price: 200.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, Hillenbrand, Laura
59 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Hillenbrand, Laura
New York Random House 2001 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Edition, First Printing Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with correct number line on copyright page and all correct points for first printing. In clean original unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 399 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (USA 24.95 /Canada 37.95). No chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovely and clean collectible quality first edition. Greatest American horse racing story ever written, carefully researched by the author. Made into a motion picture (2003) which was nominated for seven Oscars. 021987

Price: 250.00 USD
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Good-bye, Mr. Chips, Hilton, James
60 Good-bye, Mr. Chips
Hilton, James
Boston Little Brown 1934 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Early printing of this timeless classic. Clean toast brown cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 1934 on title page; "Published June, 1934; Reprinted June 1934 (twice)" on copyright page. 126 pgs. 5" x 7-3/4". Fiction. 017372

Price: 12.00 USD
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