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The Voyage of the Narwhal, Barrett, Andrea
1 The Voyage of the Narwhal
Barrett, Andrea
New York W. W. Norton 1998 0-393-04632-X / 9780393046328 First Trade Paperback Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Clean bright trade paperback. No creasing, chipping or curling. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names or bookplates. SIGNED on title page by author (winner of 1996 National Book Award for SHIP FEVER. 397 pgs. + reading group guide at end of book. 8vo. Fiction. 009473

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Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy, Blackett, P.M.S.
2 Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy
Blackett, P.M.S.
New York Whittlesey House - McGraw Hill 1949 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First American edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to each of the lower corner tips. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 244 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has some edge wear, small corner chip at top left corner of front panel, surface scrape to lower spine. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A brilliant analysis of the problem posed by the discovery of atomic energy, which became a milestone in post-Hiroshima thinking, by the 1948 Nobel Prize Winner. 024801

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The Man Who Had Everything, Bromfield, Louis
3 The Man Who Had Everything
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1935 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold title box on cover and spine. A few small spots of wear to board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers (small previous owner name on front free endpaper). Dust jacket has shallow edge chipping and wear, closed edge tears, is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fabulous novel by Pulitizer Prize winner Louis Bromfield about a man who had "everything" and still feels bored, listless, and empty. This is the story of his search for a new meaning in life. 024535

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Pearl Buck's America - A Personal Travelogue by Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Nobel Laureate-with 200 Photographs from Life Magazine, Buck, Pearl S.
4 Pearl Buck's America - A Personal Travelogue by Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Nobel Laureate-with 200 Photographs from Life Magazine
Buck, Pearl S.
Bartholomew House 1971 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Printing in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 200 photographs from Life Magazine, in full color and black and white, taken across the United States of America. 320 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, is clean but has 2" closed curved edge tear, some surface rubbing to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026909

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The Star Cafe, Caponegro, Mary
5 The Star Cafe
Caponegro, Mary
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1990 0-684-19113-X / 9780684191133 First 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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Elijah Of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
6 Elijah Of Buxton
Christopher Paul Curtis
Scholastic Press 2007 0439023440 / 9780439023443 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Winner of both the Coretta Scott King Award and Newberry Honor medal. As new book and dust jacket. Very clean unworn boards with tight binding, all pages and edges clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 341 pages + 3 pages "Author's Note." Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with two foil medal awards on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Eleven year old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He's best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Elijah embarks on a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of the thief, and discovers firsthand the unimaginable horrors of the life his parents fled. 026685

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The Spaniard, Clavel, Bernard
7 The Spaniard
Clavel, Bernard
Chicago Regnery 1971 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition, in clean unclipped jacket. Winner of the Prix Goncourt, translated from the French by W. G. Corp. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumpinig or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 328 pp. Jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), slight hint of age-toning and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019560

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Thomas and Beulah, Dove, Rita
8 Thomas and Beulah
Dove, Rita
Pittsburgh, PA Carnegie-Mellon 1986 First Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean and bright glossy softcover book of poetry. No rubbing, wear or creasing. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 79 pgs. As new. Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (stated on cover). 012918

Price: 25.00 USD
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Coyote V. Acme, Frazier, Ian
9 Coyote V. Acme
Frazier, Ian
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1996 0-374-13033-7 / 9780374130336 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gold boards with red-orange spine, black 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 bookplates. 118 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor in 1997 (circular award seal on front panel of dustjacket). Twenty-two side-splitting glimpses into some of the mroe oddball corners of the American mind. 8vo. Humor. 015680

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The Fugitive, Gascar, Pierre
10 The Fugitive
Gascar, Pierre
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 319 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of prix goncourt award for literature in France, the unforgettable opening pages of this novel describe the flight of a hunted man. Having wounded or peerhaps killed a Nazi civilian, a young Frenchman escapes from prison camp into the chaos that was Germany in the last days of the war. 017920

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Women and the Sun, Gascar, Pierre
11 Women and the Sun
Gascar, Pierre
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First English Language Edition (stated) in clean unclipped original jacket. Very clean maroon cloth boards with 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. 255 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of the Prix Goncourt, a collection of short stories explores the range of human emotions against settings as varied as the tropical swampland of a Caribbean island to a labor camp in Eastern Europe. 019209

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The Dream of the Unified Field, Graham, Jorie
12 The Dream of the Unified Field
Graham, Jorie
New Jersey The Ecco Press 1995 0-88001-438-5 / 9780880014380 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean green boards with clean yellow cloth spine, dark green 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. 199 pgs. First Edition, with full number line beginning with "1" on copyright page. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with "Winner of the Pulitzer Prize" gold seal on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012906

Price: 45.00 USD
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My Century, Grass, Gunter
13 My Century
Grass, Gunter
New York Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999 015100496X / 9780151004966 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing (stated "First Edition" with ACEDB on copyright page), in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean pale gray boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 280 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (25.00/17.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From Germany's most eminent contemporary writer and winner of the 1999 Nobel Prize for Literature, a collection of interlinked stories celebrating the twentieth century - an historical portrait of the millennium in all its grandeur and in all its horror. 023343

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The Woman with No Past, Groussard, Serge
14 The Woman with No Past
Groussard, Serge
New York E. P. Dutton 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded rose colored cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest wear to spine corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 283 pgs. Translated from the French by Daphne Woodward. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny spine corner chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Winner of the Prix Femina in france, this is a haunting novel of character, atmosphere and suspense laid against a background of the canals of Northern France. 8vo. Mystery. 015840

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Too Far Afield, Gunter Grass
15 Too Far Afield
Gunter Grass
New York Harcourt 2000 0151002304 / 9780151002306 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition (stated), first printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean gray boards with black 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. 658 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (30.00/45.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. A novel that explores the reunification of Germany and what it means, for Germans, for Europeans, for the world...laced with pain and humor in equal measure. 023344

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16 Crazy Horse in Stillness
Heyen, William
Brockport, NY BOA Editions, Ltd. 1996 1-880238-29-2 / 9781880238295 First Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
First Printing clean bright softcover book, SIGNED by author. No creasing, curling or chipping. Gold seal on cover "Small Press Book Award Winner 1997". Pages and edges are clean and bright. 271 pgs. SIGNED by author on half-title page. No other marks. Trade Paperback. 010431

Price: 12.00 USD
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Son of the Moon, Hitrec, Joseph George
17 Son of the Moon
Hitrec, Joseph George
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Small spots of fraying at bottom spine edge only. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 383 pgs. with glossary. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has some rippling to front panel from water contact. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean solid book, no mustiness. Winner of the 1948 Harper Prize, this is the story of a Hindu family and a great love story. 6" x 8-1/2". Fiction. 016987

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Te Kaihau; The Windeater, Hulme, Keri
18 Te Kaihau; The Windeater
Hulme, Keri
New York George Braziller 1987 0-8076-1168-9 / 9780807611685 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 240 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "The Bone People" and winner of the Booker Prize, a richly varied collection of stories by this acclaimed New Zealand writer. 8vo. Literature. 015486

Price: 30.00 USD
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Across Five Aprils, Hunt, Irene
19 Across Five Aprils
Hunt, Irene
Chicago Follett Publishing Company 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket, complete number line on copyright page 123456789). Winner of the 1964 Charles W. Follett Award. Very clean gray and rust red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Jacket and endpapers by Albert John Pucci. 224 pages. Jacket is clean, with very slight edge wear, no chips, some peeling/chipping to Follett Award seal on front panel, not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap). Author photo and bio on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024188

Price: 100.00 USD
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Middle Passage, Johnson, Charles
20 Middle Passage
Johnson, Charles
New York Atheneum 1990 0689119682 / 9780689119682 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
As-new condition First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean purple boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on title page: "For Tom, with my best to you. Charles Johnson 2/20/92." 209 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap). Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of the U.S. National Book Award for fiction in 1990, this historical novel is about the final voyage of an illegal American slave ship. Set in 1830, it presents a personal and historical perspective of the illegal slave trade in the United States, telling the story of Rutherford Calhoun, a freed slave who unknowingly boards a slave ship bound for Africa in order to escape a forced marriage. 027321

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