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Blood Relations, Silman, Roberta
101 Blood Relations
Silman, Roberta
Boston Little, Brown And Company 1977 0316791083 / 9780316791083 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray boards with silver line decoration, rust spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Signed "Roberta Silman" on half-title page. 243 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, very slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024532

Price: 45.00 USD
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102 A Friend of Kafka and Other Stories
Singer, Isaac Bashevis
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1970 Second Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black 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. 311 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has two closed edge tears and light creasing to corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Short Stories. 009551

Price: 8.00 USD
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Landscape with Dog: And Other Stories, Sotiropoulos, Ersi
103 Landscape with Dog: And Other Stories
Sotiropoulos, Ersi
Northhampton, Massachusetts Clockroot Books 2010 1566567734 / 9781566567732 First Paperback Fine 
First Edition, Advance Reading Copy (so labeled by publisher on front cover). Very clean, tight book. No wear. pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Translated by Karen Emmerich. 166 pages. 022864

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Length of Wire and Other Stories, Staffel, Megan
104 A Length of Wire and Other Stories
Staffel, Megan
Roslindale, Massachusetts Pym Randall Press 1983 0913219398 / 9780913219393 First Paperback Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 98 pages. One of four-hundred cloth bound copies. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026038

Price: 25.00 USD
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In the Country of the Young, Stern, Daniel
105 In the Country of the Young
Stern, Daniel
Dallas Southern Methodist University Press 2001 0-87074-457-7 / 9780870744570 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean, unfaded maroon cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 211 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Stories by one of our very best writers of short fiction. 8vo. Short Stories. 016510

Price: 15.00 USD
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106 The Man Who Tried Out for Tarzan
Taylor, Harry H.
Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press 1973 0-8071-0061-7 / 9780807100615 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with yellow title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 154 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top of spine, slight overall rubbing, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of short stories by one of the most gifted of contemporary short-fiction writers. 8vo. Short Stories. 010368

Price: 10.00 USD
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Winter's Tales 24, Thomas M.; Glanville, Brian; Hasluck, Nicholas; Hazzard, Shirley; Heppenstall, Rayner Maclean A. D. - Editor; Disch
107 Winter's Tales 24
Thomas M.; Glanville, Brian; Hasluck, Nicholas; Hazzard, Shirley; Heppenstall, Rayner Maclean A. D. - Editor; Disch
New York St. Martin's Press 1979 0312884125 / 9780312884123 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with gold lettering on 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. 216 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026187

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Tall Stories, Thomas, Lowell
108 Tall Stories
Thomas, Lowell
New York Harvest House 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Herb Roth, Illustrator 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly yellowed) with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by Herb Roth. 186 pages. Dust jacket is soiled on back panel, otherwise quite fine with a few tiny edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fine collection of "Great American Whoppers" - tall stories that are hilarious by a host of contributors. 027134

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In a Father's Place, Tilghman, Christopher
109 In a Father's Place
Tilghman, Christopher
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1990 0-374-17558-6 / 9780374175580 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with black author's initials on front board, clean black cloth spine with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 214 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. As new book, gift quality. 8vo. Fiction. 012300

Price: 15.00 USD
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White Walls Collected Stories (New York Review Books Classics), Tolstaya, Tatyana
110 White Walls Collected Stories (New York Review Books Classics)
Tolstaya, Tatyana
New York NYRB Classics 2007 1590171977 / 9781590171974 Paperback Fine 
Very clean trade paperback. No fading, creasing, or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. As new condition. No names, writing or marks. Translated from the Russian language by Antonina W. Bouis and Jamey Gambrell. 404 pages. 023508

Price: 15.00 USD
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Letting Loose the Hounds, Udall, Brady
111 Letting Loose the Hounds
Udall, Brady
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1997 039304033x / 9780393040333 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Black boards with aqua blue cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding tight and square. No names writing or book plates, 221 pgs. As New GIFT QUALITY Eleven big hearted tales by an inspired storyteller at the beginning of his career. Dustjacket clean and bright, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Stated first edition. 8 Vo. Short Stories. 012230

Price: 15.00 USD
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The New Atlantis and Other Novellas of Science Fiction, Ursula K. Le Guin, James Tiptree Jr, Gene Wolfe (Edited by Robert Silverberg)
112 The New Atlantis and Other Novellas of Science Fiction
Ursula K. Le Guin, James Tiptree Jr, Gene Wolfe (Edited by Robert Silverberg)
New York Hawthorn Books 1975 0801553598 / 9780801553592 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue faux leather boards with blue cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine - as new condition. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. No fading, bumping or wear. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Robert Silverberg. Novellas include: "Silhouette", "The New Atlantis", "A Momentary Taste of Being". 180 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (7.95 on front inside flap), one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026251

Price: 25.00 USD
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Taken at the Flood, Watkins, Ann
113 Taken at the Flood
Watkins, Ann
New York - London Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown/red boards with black lettering on front in black bordered title box, and gold lettering in black title box on spine. Slight hint of surface wear to top/base of spine. Minor fraying to corners and minor surface wear to top/bottom edges. Binding is tight and square. Pages are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Collected and arranged by Ann Watkins. 376 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped. Lightly soiled front/rear panels and has some small chips at top and base of spine. Corners slightly chipped. Top of front panel has one 1/4" chip, and one 1/2" chip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Literature. 014348

Price: 15.00 USD
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Taken at the Flood - The Human Drama As Seen by Modern American Novelists, Watkins, Ann (Editor)
114 Taken at the Flood - The Human Drama As Seen by Modern American Novelists
Watkins, Ann (Editor)
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering and decorative title box on cover, black title box with gold lettering on spine. Very small bump to one corner tip, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Ann Watkins. 376 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), small rust mark from paper clip on front inside flap, a few small chips and edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In scenes chosen for their emotional intensity, this anthology covers almost the whole range of human life, as it has been reflected in our fiction. Comedy and tragedy, conflict and tenderness, meetings and partings, first love, birth and death -- in short, the rounded cycle of man's fate from cradle to grave. Authors include Sherwood Anderson, John Steinbeck, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Pearl Buck, Sinclair Lewis, Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway and other greats. 021938

Price: 15.00 USD
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River's End and Other Stories, West, Anthony C.
115 River's End and Other Stories
West, Anthony C.
New York McDowell Obolensky 1958 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige marbled boards with clean black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 205 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has very tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge, hint of edge wear, hint of very light soiling on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Many of these stories first appeared in Esquire magazine; most of the stories are set in Ireland, but there is a weirdly powerful one set in a speak-easy in New York City during Prohibition. 8vo. Short Stories. 015728

Price: 25.00 USD
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Playing With Shadows, Whelan, Gloria
116 Playing With Shadows
Whelan, Gloria
Urbana and Chicago University Of Illinois Press 1988 025201524X / 9780252015243 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author: "For Mary O'Connor with best wishes from nearby Torch Lake - Gloria Whelan - 12/5/03." 147 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019554

Price: 30.00 USD
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Metaphysics in the Midwest (American Fiction), White, Curtis
117 Metaphysics in the Midwest (American Fiction)
White, Curtis
Los Angeles Sun & Moon Press 1988 1557130442 / 9781557130440 First Paperback Near Fine No Dust jacket 
Clean softcover book, stated first edition. No creasing or curling. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 203 pp. 020175

Price: 12.00 USD
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118 Willow Run
Wiggins, Wally
Ithaca, NY Gamma Books 1999 0-933124-03-1 / 9780933124035 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with 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. 261 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Short Stories. 008186

Price: 15.00 USD
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Such Darling Dodos, Wilson, Angus
119 Such Darling Dodos
Wilson, Angus
New York William Morrow 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean bright yellow cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 187 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1/3" chipping at top spine edge, one additional small edge chip (about the size of a match head), slight wear at base of spine, short closed edge tears; slight fading & light soiling to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Ten stories that deftly unveil the hypocrisies, the shams, the cruelties of people that expose their follies with brilliance and wit. 8vo. Fiction. 015741

Price: 15.00 USD
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Young Men in Spats, Wodehouse, P. G.
120 Young Men in Spats
Wodehouse, P. G.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart Ltd. 1936 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Canadian Edition of this book of short stories by Wodehouse, including the author's favorite, "The Amazing Hat Mystery." Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of fading to spine, very small water spot at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper - no other marks. 312 pages. 024553

Price: 20.00 USD
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