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Shiloh and Other Stories, Mason, Bobbie Ann
61 Shiloh and Other Stories
Mason, Bobbie Ann
New York Harper & Row 1982 0-06-015062-9 / 9780060150624 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Author's first book. Clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Clean dustjacket is unfaded, not price clipped, with tiny closed tear at top spine edge, very minimal edgewear to base of spine. 247 pgs. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of stories about the people of Kentucky. 8vo. Fiction. 014172

Price: 55.00 USD
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A Traveller in Romance - Uncollected Writings 1901-1964, Maugham, W. Somerset (John Whitehead, Editor)
62 A Traveller in Romance - Uncollected Writings 1901-1964
Maugham, W. Somerset (John Whitehead, Editor)
New York Clarkson N. Potter 1985 0-517-55618-9 / 9780517556184 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page), in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean dark gray endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 275 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (16.95 on front inside flap), no tears. Photo of Maugham on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023384

Price: 25.00 USD
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Sailors of Fortune, McFee, William
63 Sailors of Fortune
McFee, William
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1935 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing (1935) in clean original illustrated dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with clean bright unchipped paper title label on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 415 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Romance of ships and sailors in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, by the master story teller of the sea. 024282

Price: 30.00 USD
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64 Another Odd Book: 25 Selected Stories of O. O. McIntyre
McIntyre, O. O.
New York Cosmopolitan Magazine 1932 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean and bright green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumped corners or wear, binding is tight & square. No names or writing inside. Pages are bright and clean. Frontis portrait of author. Illustrations throughout. ""Odd" McIntyre has keen eyes and a keen pen. He also has a big heart. With these gifts he portrays for you interesting persons and places of America you will be glad to know". Dust jacket is quite clean, with no chips and just a hint of edgewear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 12mo. Short Stories. 004354

Price: 10.00 USD
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A Man Gets Around, McNulty, John
65 A Man Gets Around
McNulty, John
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean light blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 180 pages. Clean dustjacket has small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap with price of 3.00 stamped just below clip. Very slight edge wear, hint of fading to spine, two short closed edge tears. Author's photo on inside rear flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021686

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Henry Miller Reader, Miller, Henry (Edited By Lawrence Durrell)
66 The Henry Miller Reader
Miller, Henry (Edited By Lawrence Durrell)
New Directions 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fryaing or wear. Slight wear to two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 397 pgs. with bibliography. 8vo. Fiction. 012965

Price: 15.00 USD
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Best American Humorous Short Stories, Miscellaneous
67 Best American Humorous Short Stories
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 87. Later edition (1945 - 1966), with "A Modern Library Book" on front panel of dustjacket beneath "43 stories by 31 authors." Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with pink top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Edited, with an Introductory Note, by Robert N. Linscott. 436 pages with index. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, unchipped, two short closed edge tears. 408 titles listed on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Includes stories by Dorothy Parker, Mark Twain, Robert Benchley, James Thurber, S. J. Perelman and more. 023078

Price: 15.00 USD
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68 Danger: Great Stories of Mystery and Suspense from the Saturday Evening Post
Miscellaneous
Curtis Publishing Co. 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, mere hint of superficial corner wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Yellow endpapers are clean, with previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 368 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at spine edges, short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Exciting stories of murder and intrigue by Agatha Christie, Geoffrey Household, Martha Albrand, Shirley Jackson, Richard Stern, and others. 8vo. Mystery. 010893

Price: 20.00 USD
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Great German Short Novels and Stories, Miscellaneous
69 Great German Short Novels and Stories
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1952 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 108 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with red top stained upper text block edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited, with an Introduction, by Victor Lange Professor of German Language and Literature, Cornell University. 486 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top spine edge (max. 1/4"). 362 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026341

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Bedside Tales, Miscellaneous
70 The Bedside Tales
Miscellaneous
New York William Penn Publishing Corp 1945 Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
1945 [1945] with a dust jacket illustrated by Peter Arno, Introduction by Peter Arno. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very small tear to cloth at top spine edge. Binding is tight, hinges sound, no cracking. Clean pages, including blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 569 pages. Dust jacket says "Tudor Publishing Company" at base of spine, although book states Wm. Penn Publishing on title page and on copyright page. Jacket has edge chipping, long closed tear to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An anthology of fine writing - 54 superlative stories by writers such as Robert Benchley, John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Damon Runyon, H. L. Mencken, S. J. Perlman and many other top writers of the day. There is a story to suit every mood! 024676

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Ship that Died of Shame & Other Stories, Monsarrat, Nicholas
71 The Ship that Died of Shame & Other Stories
Monsarrat, Nicholas
London Cassell 1959 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 228 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (15' net on front inside flap), unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024597

Price: 40.00 USD
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Out of Work, Mulcahy, Greg
72 Out of Work
Mulcahy, Greg
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1993 0-679-41967-5 / 9780679419679 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with gold stamped author's initials on cover, clean black cloth spine with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 193 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Gift quality. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Short Stories. 012289

Price: 15.00 USD
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Nabokov's Quartet, Nabokov, Vladimir
73 Nabokov's Quartet
Nabokov, Vladimir
New York Phaedra Publishers 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray tweed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. 104 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has two very short closed edge tears, very light foxing to edges of front panel. Author's photo appears on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Short Stories. 013781

Price: 20.00 USD
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Things We Lost, Gave Away, Bought High and Sold Low: Stories, Navas, Deborah
74 Things We Lost, Gave Away, Bought High and Sold Low: Stories
Navas, Deborah
Dallas, Texas Southern Methodist University Press 1992 0870743368 / 9780870743368 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful, as new first edition in clean bright dust jacket. Unread condition. Clean bright yellow cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 137 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026024

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Complete Murder Sampler, Nelson, James (editor)
75 The Complete Murder Sampler
Nelson, James (editor)
Garden City Crime Club/Doubleday 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Beige cloth boards with blue lettering and decoration on spine. Very light soiling. Small nick to cloth above title on spine (1/4" closed tear). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 368 pgs. Murder mysteries by authors such as Raymond Chandler, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Wallace, John Buchan and more. 6" x 8-1/2". Mystery. 017016

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Canary and Other tales of Martial Law, Nowakowski, Marek
76 The Canary and Other tales of Martial Law
Nowakowski, Marek
Garden City The Dial Press/Doubleday & Co. 1984 0-385-27988-4 / 9780385279888 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean toast brown boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 144 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, with slight edge wear and 2" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Within weeks of the 1981 coup in Poland, Marek Nowakowski courageously began publishingthese stories under his own name and circulating them in typescripts and underground newspapers. An inside view of the tragedy of Polad and one of the most powerful documents to emerge from eastern Europe, this collection has been translated into thirteen languages. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 011795

Price: 12.00 USD
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And Other Stories, O'Hara, John
77 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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The Horse Knows the Way - A Collection of 28 New Stories by John O'Hara, O'Hara, John
78 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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American Nights Entertainment, Overton, Grant
79 American Nights Entertainment
Overton, Grant
New York Appleton; George H. Doran; Doubleday Page; Scribner's 1923 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with clean paper labels on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 414 pgs. with index. Illustrated with portraits of American authors, and some of their best loved works. 8vo. Fiction. 011752

Price: 15.00 USD
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80 The Shawl
Ozik, Cynthia
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1989 0-394-57976-3 / 9780394579764 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Green boards with maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. A few very small spots of manufacturer's glue on front board. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner inscription on half-title page. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, crisp, with small price clip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The short story and novella published together for the first time in this volume are two of Cynthia Ozick's most widely admired works of fiction--exquisitely moving and powerful tales. 8vo. Fiction. 010552

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