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Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life: Stories
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Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life: Stories

By DAHL, Roald

New York: Knopf, 1990. Bound in purple cloth, stamped in gold in matching dust jacket; seven short stories; black & white drawings by John Lawrence; 179pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by LAWRENCE, John.

$14.50

Short Stories (5 Volumes, complete)

By KIPLING, Rudyard

UK: The Folio Society, 2005. Bound in red illustrated cloth, stamped in red and black. Vol.1, Plain Tales from the Hills, Soldiers Three and other stories - Vol.2, Wee Willie Winkie and other stories and Life's Handicap - Vol.3, Many Inventions and The Day's Work - Vol.4, Traffics and Discoveries, Actions and Reactions and A Diversity of Creatures - Vol.5, a continuation of A Diversity of Creatures. Tight, clean "unread" copies in custom slipcase. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Phillip Bannister. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$115.00

The Lottery and Other Stories

By JACKSON, Shirley

Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2009. Bound in full dark green decorated leather stamped in gold, sans DW, as published; moire end sheets; a.e.g.; silk book ribbon; Part of the publisher's "Collector's Edition - Bound in Genuine Leather" series. 306 pp. An "as new" unread copy. . Limited. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket (as published).

$295.00

Bullies
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Bullies

By TROW, George

Boston: Little Brown, 1980. Bound in Orange cloth over tan boards, stamped in gold -- in matching dust jacket. The first edition of this book of short stories -- all of which were originally published in the New Yorker. 156 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$13.00

Beautiful Girl

By ADAMS, Alice

NY: Knopf, 1979. Bound in white cloth over white boards, stamped in gold. Jacket shows closed tear to top of back panel. Overall, a very nice copy of Adams' fourth book -- a book of short stories. 242 pp. Remainder mark to bottom edge. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$15.00

Welcome to the Monkey House (Signed)

By VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr.

NY: Delacorte, 1968. Near Fine in Yellow Cloth over Black printed boards. Book and the dust jacket are tight and clean. Dustwrapper shows a light bit of yellowing. A most collectible copy of the scarce first edition (limited to 5000 copies in this first printing) of this 298 pp. collection of short works. Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. . Signed Bookplate. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$1500.00

Thirst   (Signed)
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Thirst (Signed)

By KALFUS, Ken

MN: Milkweed, 1998. Bound in black and brown boards with photo of a glass of water on front panel. 205 pp. book of short stories by the author. David Foster Wallace glowing blurb on back panel. Tight, clean copy. . Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published.

$22.00

The Arrival of Jimpson

By BARBOUR, Ralph Henry

NY: Appleton, 1912. Bound in tan cloth, stamped in orange and black. Illustration on front panel of a football player. An early reprint, but a tight, clean copy. 253 pp. . Early Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.

$17.00

Masterpieces of Humor -- Six Volumes Complete

By MASSON, Thomas L.

NY: Doubleday, 1904. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold. Nice little set, very little wear. Apparently the second edition. . Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$23.50

Adventures in the Skin Trade and Other Stories

By THOMAS, Dylan

NY: New Directions, 1955. Bound in gray cloth, stamped in white -- lacking the dust jacket -- but a tight, clean copy; 275pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$15.00

The Secret Goldfish: Stories
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The Secret Goldfish: Stories

By MEANS, David

New York: Harper, 2004. Bound in 3/4 boards with burnt orange panels and black spine with silver letters. Is in near-fine condition, as is the dustwrapper. 209 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 9 1/2" X 6 1/2".

$13.00

Collected Stories of John O'Hara

By O'HARA, John

NY: Random House, 1984. Stunning copy in bright white d.w. of this 414 pp. collection of short stories by one of the masters of the genre. O'Hara is the noted author of "Appointment in Samarra". Edited and with an Introduction by Frank MacShane.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$27.50

The Baseball Reader

By GRABER, Ralph S.

NJ: Barnes & Co., 1951. Bound in green boards, stamped in silver and black with matching dust jacket. A tight, clean copy of this 302 pp. selection of baseball short stories by some of the masters: Benchley, Farrell, Gallico, Lardner, Runyon, et al. Previous owner's neat name on ffep. . First Ediiton. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.

$37.50

She Knew She Was Right -- (Association Copy)

By LITVINOV, Ivy

NY: Viking, 1971. Bound in yellow cloth and gray boards, stamped in red in matching dust jacket. This copy is inscribed , signed and dated to Lillian Ross -- a fellow New Yorker writer. Inscribed in the year of publication. A 247 pp. book of short stories by the author. Yellowing to extremes of book and jacket -- but no major flaws. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$55.00

In and Out of Never-Never Land

By BRENNAN, Maeve

NY: Scribners, 1969. Bound in dark blue cloth, stamped in gold in colorful striped dust jacket (that is price clipped. A beautiful copy of this, the author's first book -- this a book of 22 short stories - all of which originally appeared in the New Yorker. An important collection. 274 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price-clipped.

$195.00

Cruising Paradise

By SHEPARD, Sam

NY: Knopf, 1996. As new in bright dustwrapper -- an unread copy of these "tales" by the famous author, playwright, rancher. 239 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$19.00

One More Thing--Stories And Other Stories     (Signed)
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One More Thing--Stories And Other Stories (Signed)

By NOVAK, B.J.

New York: Knopf, 2014. Bound in black boards with white lettering to spine, is dedicated "to Jenn" and signed by the author to title page. Shows top edges have light fading, and is in otherwise near-fine condition, as is the dustwrapper. 271 pgs.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8 1/2" X 6".

$25.00

Samuel Beckett: The Complete Short Prose, 1929-1989
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Samuel Beckett: The Complete Short Prose, 1929-1989

By BECKETT, Samuel

NY: Grove Press, 1996. Bound in white boards, stamped in red in matching dust jacket with picture of Beckett on the front panel. A tight, clean copy of the first U.S. edition of this 294 pp. book on short prose by the prolific author. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$37.50

Midnight Pleasures   (Signed Bookplate)
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Midnight Pleasures (Signed Bookplate)

By Robert Bloch

NY: Doubleday, 1987. Bound in white boards, stamped in purple in matching green and purple dust jacket. The first edition of this book of short stories by the author of "Psycho". 177 pp. Author Signed bookplate laid in. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

Hints of His Mortality
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Hints of His Mortality

By BOROFKA, David

IOWA: University Of Iowa Press, 1996. Bound in black cloth with silver lettering to spine, has a NY Times book review laid in. Is in near fine condition, as is the dustjacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 9 1/2" X 6".

$22.00

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