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Old Creole Days - Together with Scwenes of Cable's Romances by Lafcadio Hearn, Cable, George Washington
1 Old Creole Days - Together with Scwenes of Cable's Romances by Lafcadio Hearn
Cable, George Washington
New York Heritage Press 1943 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket John O'Hara Cosgrave II, Illustrator 
Very clean unworn book in original slipcase, with Heritage Press "Sandglass" pamphlet laid in. Clean decorated boards with rust brown cloth spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. With a Prologue by Edward Larocque Tinker. 224 pages. Clean sturdy black paper-covered slipcase has a couple of very small edge chips. 027329

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Dark Trees to the Wind - A Cycle of York State Years, Carmer, Carl
2 Dark Trees to the Wind - A Cycle of York State Years
Carmer, Carl
New York William Sloane 1949 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket Signed
"First Printing" stated on copyright page in unclipped dustjacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean beige cloth boards decorated with green wrap-around forest scene (a couple of pinhead size spots to rear gutter). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; front free endpaper has some glue residue from old bookplate. Signed "Carl Carmer" on front free endpaper. Black and white illustrations by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. 370 pages. Illustrated dustjacket designed by John O'Hara Cosgrave II has slight age-toning, shallow edge chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027639

Price: 30.00 USD
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3 The Days of Ofelia
Diamant, Gertrude
Houghton Mifflin 1942 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket John O'-Hara Cosgrove, illustrator 
Very clean red-orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean color illustrated endpapers. 226 pgs. Very clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "The interpretation of one race to another is neccesary task for the writer of today. This book cuts through the plaster facade of Meico and shows you a living people." 8vo. Mexico. 009519

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Family Party, O'Hara, John
4 A Family Party
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1956 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in original jacket. Clean decorated paper covered boards with clean blue-gray cloth spine, red and black lettering on spine. No bumping, hint of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight, pages are clean, with small faint brown spot to bottom page edges. No names, writing or bookplates, slight browning to endpaper gutters. 64 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, light soiling & age-toning, a few tiny edge chips & short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018314

Price: 15.00 USD
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And Other Stories, O'Hara, John
5 And Other Stories
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1968 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page in original unchipped jacket. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean charcoal gray endpapers, small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 336 pp. Jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, clean (slight age-toning), with a few tiny closed edge tears and tiny rub at lower spine corner. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Collection of 12 stories by John O'Hara 019368

Price: 25.00 USD
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Hope of Heaven, O'Hara, John
6 Hope of Heaven
O'Hara, John
New York Harcourt, Brace and Company 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; Very faint superficial surface scratch to front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 182 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.00 on front inside flap); has some edge wear and light surface rubbing, very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge and corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 015581

Price: 200.00 USD
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Lovey Childs: A Philadelphian's Story, O'Hara, John
7 Lovey Childs: A Philadelphian's Story
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gold cloth boards with blue title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers, however there is a small previous owner name which has been blacked through with marker at top edge of front free endpaper. 249 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny price sticker remnant on inside front flap, slight edge wear and tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013248

Price: 15.00 USD
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Lovey Childs: A Philadelphian's Story, O'Hara, John
8 Lovey Childs: A Philadelphian's Story
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing. Clean gold cloth boards with author's name stamped in gold on cover, bright blue title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping; hint of slightest light surface wear to blue paint on title box edges. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean top-stained page edges. Clean green endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 249 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with tiny closed tear to paper at rear gutter, a few tiny spots of surface wear to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 016706

Price: 20.00 USD
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My Turn, O'Hara, John
9 My Turn
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean maroon endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 214 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has short closed edge tears, tiny chip (size of small pea) at top rear panel edge, slight wear to top and bottom spine edges. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ranging over a wide variety of topics and personalities, John O'Hara takes a hard look at politics and politicians (domestic and foreign), education, morality, journalism, writers and writing, movies and television, and a great deal more. 018410

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10 Ourselves to Know
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean maroon cloth boards (tiny spot on front board) with red title box, gold lettering on spine. Maroon top-stained page edges. No bumping or wear. P/O name on front fixed endpaper under DJ flap. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has rubbing to fold edges, short closed tears at top spine fold, a small chip at top rear corner of spine (size of small pea). . Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006357

Price: 15.00 USD
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Pal Joey, O'Hara, John
11 Pal Joey
O'Hara, John
New York Dell Publishing 1940 Dell Paperback 24 Wraps Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean and bright paperback with stapled binding (Dell Book #24). Cover art from painting by Victor Kalin. No fading, chipping or curling. Complete and unabridged. 64 pgs. Pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. 4-1/4" x 6-1/4". Fiction. 007929

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Pal Joey, O'Hara, John
12 Pal Joey
O'Hara, John
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1940 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Light soiling, one tiny pinpoint spot of wear to upper spine edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with some browning to endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 195 pages. 025331

Price: 25.00 USD
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13 The Big Laugh
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. Slight rubbing to red title box (gilt lettering still bright). No bumping or wear to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking. Red endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear, short closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 007989

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Big Laugh, O'Hara, John
14 The Big Laugh
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1962 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with red title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean red endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Stated First Printing on copyright page. 308 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears, hint of faintest soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 015814

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Ewings, O'Hara, John
15 The Ewings
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1972 0-394-47404-X / 9780394474045 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean yellow orange cloth boards with charcoal gray title box on spine with bright gold lettering. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean bright green top stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 311 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has short (under 1") closed tear at bottom front flap fold, hint of slightest wear at top spine edge. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story set in the middle western U.S. during World War I. This is the author's last novel. 8vo. Fiction. 016156

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Farmers Hotel, O'Hara, John
16 The Farmers Hotel
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first printing in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards, black title box with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no bumping, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Slight browning to narrow vertical strip of gutter area of front free endpaper, tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 153 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket designed by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II is not price clipped ($2.00 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few tiny nicks and short closed edge tears. Hint of faint soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 015268

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Farmers Hotel, O'Hara, John
17 The Farmers Hotel
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing on copyright page. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. Slight wear to base at lower right corner of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 153 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny shallow edge chips at top and bottom spine edge, very small shallow chip at top rear panel edge; a few tiny closed edge tears, slight edge wear at front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in the Pennsylvania countryside. 8vo. Fiction. 015635

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Horse Knows the Way - A Collection of 28 New Stories by John O'Hara, O'Hara, John
18 The Horse Knows the Way - A Collection of 28 New Stories by John O'Hara
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1964 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in unclipped original jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover, black title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 429 pp. Dustjacket has slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears; not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020962

Price: 15.00 USD
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19 The Horse Knows the Way: A Collection of 28 New Stories By John O'Hara
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1964 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with bright silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. binding is tight & square, no cracking. Black top stained edges. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean red endpapers. 429 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, has two very short closed edge tears (1/4" and under), one tiny edge chip (smaller than a matchhead). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 007973

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Instrument, O'Hara, John
20 The Instrument
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean green cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 297 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unfaded, not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/2" closed edge tear at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a talented playwright wholly dedicated to and driven by his art. 8vo. Fiction. 015664

Price: 30.00 USD
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