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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)
121 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

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The Fools' Parade, Vandercook, John W.
122 The Fools' Parade
Vandercook, John W.
New York Harper & Brothers 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Mahlon Blaine, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Red boards with green cloth spine, gold and black title box on spine. Very faint soiling to lower front board edge, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean beautifully illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 270 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket has shallow edge chipping, is not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Six excellent short stories that take place in Africa, by the author of "Black Majesty." 027501

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Taken at the Flood, Watkins, Ann
123 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

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Taken at the Flood - The Human Drama As Seen by Modern American Novelists, Watkins, Ann (Editor)
124 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

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River's End and Other Stories, West, Anthony C.
125 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

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Playing With Shadows, Whelan, Gloria
126 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

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Metaphysics in the Midwest (American Fiction), White, Curtis
127 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

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128 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

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Such Darling Dodos, Wilson, Angus
129 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

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Young Men in Spats, Wodehouse, P. G.
130 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

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