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The Morning Watch

by AGEE, James

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Published
1951
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VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951. Some wear to the edges of the dust jacket and some wrinkling to back panel of jacket. Overall, an acceptable copy of this, the author's first novel. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+.
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Inadmissible Evidence

by OSBORNE, John

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Published
1965
Condition
VG++
Edition
First British Edition
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$35.00

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London: Faber & Faber, Incorporated, 1965. Tight, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper that shows a light bit of scuffing to extremes. The author's eighth play. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.
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The World of Paul Slickey

by OSBORNE, John

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Published
1959
Condition
VG++
Edition
First British Edition
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$35.00

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London: Faber & Faber, Incorporated, 1959. Tight, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper that shows a light bit of scuffing to extremes. The author's fourth play. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+ / Price-clipped.
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The Highbinders

by BLEECK, Oliver (Ross Thomas)

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition
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$45.00

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1974. Housed in a tight, clean dustwrapper. The first British edition which features the antics of Philip St. Ives. Bleeck is a pseudonym of the popular mystery writer Ross Thomas.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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But it Still Goes on. An Accumulation

by GRAVES, Robert

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Published
1930
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$85.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1930. Bound in light green cloth, stamped in gold. This was Alfred A. Knopf's copy with his bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. The book also has a small stamp "Mason Infirmary" stamped on the ffep. and the top edge of the book. Overall, a most acceptable copy of this the second issue (with… Read more
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The Ostrich for the Defence

by HILE, William H

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Published
1912
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Boston: George H. Ellis, 1912. Bound in red cloth stamped in gold, black and white with a handome illustration of an ostrich on the front panel of the book. Three inserted plates. Even though this looks like a non-fiction book -- it is actually an African adventure novel (similar to Tarzan?). 324 pp. Quite scarce in this… Read more
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Cross Creek Cookery

by RAWLINGS, Marjorie K

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Published
1942
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$145.00

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NY: Scribners, 1942. Very nice copy of this first edition of the author's sixth book. Bound in pictorial boards that match the illustration on the dustwrapper. Some scraping to top of d.w. spine and very minimal edgewear -- but the dust jacket is overall bright and whole. 230 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.… Read more
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Pale Gray For Guilt

by MACDONALD, John D

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Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$850.00

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New York: Lippincott, 1971. Endpapers have been professionally restored and book tightened. The first hardcover edition of this scarce Travis McGee mystery by MacDonald in the correct first state dustwrapper (with the $5.50 price at the bottom corner of the front flap of the dustwrapper and the number 971 on the top of the flap. Dustwrapper is very nice with… Read more
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Last of the Red Hot Lovers

by SIMON, Neil

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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NY: Random House, 1970. Bound in pink boards with black cloth spine. Unusually tight, clean copy of this book that oftentimes shows a lot of wear (both to the book and the dust jacket). A great copy of thiis early Neil Simon play. 100 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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THe Blossomy Bough (Signed)

by O'SHEEL, Shaemas

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Published
1911
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$850.00

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NY: Self-produced, 1911. Bound in grey boards with labels on front panel and spine (wear to both). The first limited (to 100 copies) edition of the author's first book. In the author's hand . . . "Of this edition on vellum paper, 100 copies have been made of which this is number 57 for Arthur B. Davies" and then… Read more
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The Poems

by GENTRY, Thomas G

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Published
1878
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$2,145.00

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Philadelphia: J.A. Wagenseller, 1878. Bound in green patterned cloth, stamped in gold. A.E.G., a 208 pp. book of poems by an author more noted for his books on birds and birds nests. Exceedingly scarce (I was only able to locate three copies in libraries via OCLC throughout the world). A most handsome copy with author's photo… Read more
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The Stones of Summer

by MOSSMAN, Dow

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$495.00

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NY: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972. Bound in grey boards, stamped in silver. The book is tight and clean and appears to never have been read. The dustwrapper shows a closed tear to top of front panel and some wear to the top of the rear panel including a pencil-eraser sized chip. Overall, a most acceptable copy of this book… Read more
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The Stone Diaries

by SHIELDS, Carol

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394223629
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$225.00

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Toronto: Random House of Canada, 1993. Beautiful, crisp, clean, unread copy of the true first edition of this book that was the winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the Governor's General Award and the National Book Critics Award. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Poems

by HOWELLS, William Dean

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Published
1873
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$235.00

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Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1873. Bound in rust-colored cloth, stamped in gold. Ref: BAL 9567, this is apparently the first printing with the word "Illustrated" on the spine. The first collection of Howell's poems (as a solo author). A most handsome copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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The Short End of the Stick, and Other Stories

by SHULMAN, Irving

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Published
1959
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$42.50

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Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, 1959. Collection of nine short stories; author of "The Amboy Dukes" and Cry Tough. A beautiful copy in bright dustwrapper; 282pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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A Slipping-Down Life (Signed)

by TYLER, Anne

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$895.00

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NY: Knopf, 1970. The ffep. has been professionally restored. Overall, a stunning first edition of this, the author's scarce third book. Signed by the author on a bookplate that is affixed to the second free endpaper. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Appalachee Red

by Andrews, Raymond

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Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780803709164
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$125.00

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NY: Dial Press, 1978. A beautiful, tight, clean unread copy of the African American author's first book. In white dustwrapper that is prone to soiling, chipping. A most collectible copy. 283 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Songs of Southern Scenes

by ELSHEMUS, Louis M

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Published
1904
Condition
VG++
Edition
Second Edition
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$195.00

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NY: Eastman Lewis, 1904. Bound in red cloth, stamped in grey. In the original dustwrapper that is missing an inch piece from the bottom of the spine and shows lighter chipping at top edge of spine. 158pp. Illustrated with half-tone plates from paintings by the author. A tight, clean copy of this rather scarce book (especially so in… Read more
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Pigeon River and Other Poems

by GENTRY, Thomas G

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Published
1892
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$1,455.00

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Philadelphia: Burk and McFetridge, 1892. Bound in light green cloth, stamped in gold. top edge gilt. A tight, bright copy of this 40 page book of poetry (some dealing with poems to or regarding birds). A book of poems by an author more noted for his books on birds and birds nests. Exceedingly scarce - No copies listed… Read more
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Faces (Signed)

by Burson, Nancy

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$275.00

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Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum, 1992. The true first edition of this interesting book of photographs of faces by Burson. Inscribed and signed by Ms. Burson on the title page to someone who was obviously close to her. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket -- As Published.
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