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Good-bye, Mr. Chips, Hilton, James
61 Good-bye, Mr. Chips
Hilton, James
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1937 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing, in unchipped, unclipped jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with stamped blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Very brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper (To Dad from Helen - 11/20/37). 126 pp. Jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), unchipped, slight wear at top spine edge, a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The classic story of a teacher in an English school, made into a movie (1939) starring Greer Garson and Robert Donat, and again into a musical (1969) starring Peter O'Toole and Petula Clark. 019332

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Lost Horizon, Hilton, James
62 Lost Horizon
Hilton, James
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1936 Sixteenth Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket, with movie tie-in (endpapers decorated with still from the movie starring Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt. Beige cloth boards with circular mountain scene on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 277 pages. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear and several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025345

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Gentleman's Agreement, Hobson, Laura Z.
63 Gentleman's Agreement
Hobson, Laura Z.
New York Simon & Schuster 1947 Ninth Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Ninth printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with green lettering and gold chain decoration on cover, green title box with gold lettering on spine. Light surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Date "1947" and small price written at top edge of front free endpaper. 275 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped (2.75 on lower front inside flap), has very shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very nice clean copy of this book which was made into a movie (1947) starring Gregory Peck and Dorothy McGuire. 018928

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South Riding, Holtby, Winifred
64 South Riding
Holtby, Winifred
New York Macmillan 1936 Later printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Fifth printing. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine; slight fading to edges and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 569 pp. Novel which was the basis for the 2011 PBS Masterpiece Theater series by the same title. 020859

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The Deruga Trial, Huch, Ricarda
65 The Deruga Trial
Huch, Ricarda
New York Macaulay 1929 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with red lettering and decoration on cover (trial scene), red lettering on spine. Small spots of wear to base of boards near corner tips. Binding is tight, no cracking (slight lean). Clean decorated endpapers, with very tiny previous owner name near top edge of front free endpaper. Small corner clip at upper corner of blank fly leaf. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top stained page edges. 311 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap) has slight soiling from handling, hint of edgewear. Author's photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. All that can impel a man to murder for love, that can lead a woman all willing to her murderer, that can show the pure passion that can make even murder blameless, are given here. Made into a German film (1958) ...und nichts als die Wahrheit. Ricarda Huch was then regarded as Germany's foremost woman novelist. 022079

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Pay it Forward, Hyde, Catherine Ryan
66 Pay it Forward
Hyde, Catherine Ryan
New York Simon & Schuster 2000 0-684-86271-9 / 9780684862712 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small previous owner label near top edge of front free endpaper (return address label). 288 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, and is enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 009317

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A Prayer For Owen Meany, Irving,  John
67 A Prayer For Owen Meany
Irving, John
New York William Morrow & Co 1989 0688077080 / 9780688077082 Stated First Trade Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Trade Edition, first printing, in unclipped jacket. Blue boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying, slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean gray endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 543 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, has short closed tear at top front flap fold. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022706

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68 A Prayer For Owen Meany
Irving, John
New York William Morrow & Co 1989 0688077080 / 9780688077082 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Trade Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards, blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Slight fading to lower edges, very slight bumping to spine ends. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 543 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of an extraordinary small boy who believes he is God's instrument. A movie by the title of "Simon Birch" was based on this book (1998) starring Ashley Judd and Joseph Mazzello. 019311

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A Prayer For Owen Meany, John Irving
69 A Prayer For Owen Meany
John Irving
New York William Morrow & Co 1989 0688077080 / 9780688077082 First Trade Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First Trade Edition, with full number line on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue-gray boards with blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Spots of wear to two corner tips, remainder mark (small black line) on bottom text block page edges. Clean gray endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 543 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021994

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From Here to Eternity, Jones, James
70 From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1951 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Scribner seal on copyright page (no "A"). 861 pgs. Dustjacket is clean and not not price clipped, has a few nicks and short closed edge tears (two at top of spine have been taped on outside), scratches to spine, a few tiny shallow edge chips. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 014786

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From Here to Eternity, Jones, James
71 From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean yellow-beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very light surface wear at base of spine edge, no fraying. No bumping, corners are sharp. Very slight fading to upper left corner of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 861 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no edge chipping, small closed tear at top edge of rear panel, horizonal and vertical creasing (dustjacket was folded into rear of book). Now enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This novel was produced into a blockbuster film by Columbia Pictures (1953) starring Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, and Donna Reed. 016399

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Julie and Julia 365 days, 524 recipes, 1 tiny apartment kitchen ..., Julie Powell
72 Julie and Julia 365 days, 524 recipes, 1 tiny apartment kitchen ...
Julie Powell
Little, Brown 2005 031610969X / 9780316109697 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean book - no fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 309 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The book which launched the movie "Julie & Julia" starring Meryl Streep as Julia Child. 023494

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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, Larsson, Stieg
73 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Larsson, Stieg
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2009 030726999X / 9780307269997 First Edition, First Printing Hardback Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean gray boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 563 pp. Clean silver dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (27.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clean and solid collectible quality book. Made into a movie (2009), this is the third and final novel in Stieg Larsson's internationally best-selling trilogy. 020240

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Larsson, Stieg
74 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Larsson, Stieg
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2008 0307269752 / 9780307269751 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First U.S. Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Very slight bumping at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 465 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap), two very short closed edge tears (top and bottom spine edge - 1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First U.S. edition of this English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist , as he investigates the disappearance of a wealthy patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. Made into a successful movie released in 2011 starring Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer. 021790

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The Way We Were, Laurents, Arthur
75 The Way We Were
Laurents, Arthur
New York Harper & Row 1972 06-013551-4 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with clean white cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 264 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear at top spine edge. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wise and tender novel is the story of a couple's love and marriage, made into an Oscar winning movie (1973) starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford. 018120

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The Way We Were, Laurents, Arthur
76 The Way We Were
Laurents, Arthur
New York Harper & Row 1972 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with white cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 264 pp. Clean jacket has vertical crease to front panel toward left edge, 1" closed edge tear, slight fading to spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019827

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Tailor of Panama, Le Carre, John
77 The Tailor of Panama
Le Carre, John
New York Random House Inc 1996 0679454462 / 9780679454465 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with clean gray cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean color illustrated endpapers. Small tasteful previous owner private library stamp on blank fly leaf. 331 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A spy novel set in Panama, made into a movie (2001) starring Pierce Brosnan and Jamie Curtis. 018863

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Main Street, Lewis, Sinclair
78 Main Street
Lewis, Sinclair
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Reprint Photoplay edition in dustjacket. Clean blue cloth boards with orange title box on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 451 pgs. Illustrated with scenes from the Warner Brothers movie. Illustrated dustjacket is quite clean, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (does not affect title lettering, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce jacketed photoplay edition. 018478

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Mountebank, Locke, William J.
79 The Mountebank
Locke, William J.
New York John Lane Company 1921 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Green cloth boards with blue lettering and illustration on cover, blue lettering on spine. Light soiling to front board. Tiny spot of wear to corner at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with a few of the last pages having faint water mark to extreme out edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 320 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket (seated clown looking at himself in mirror) has a few faint water marks, a few tiny chips at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013861

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Norths Meet Murder, Lockridge, Frances & Richard
80 The Norths Meet Murder
Lockridge, Frances & Richard
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1941 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap photoplay edition in dust jacket featuring Gracie Allen from the MGM movie production. Very clean red cloth boards with swtamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean, but tanned. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Fifth printing, published June 17, 1941. 309 pages. Clean dust jacket has very light rubbing and edge wear, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024978

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