from H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller

New Arrivals

No cover image available

THE LAST TRIAL

by Turow, Scott

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
2020
Condition
Fine
Item Price
£11.82

Show Details

Description:
New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2020. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 12th legal thriller from Turow, a current master of the genre, features 85-year-old Sandy Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer with failing health and about to retire, and his old friend, Dr. Kiril Pafko, Nobel Prize winner in Medicine now charged with insider trading and murder. First edition, first printing… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£11.82
No cover image available

SPECIAL TOPICS IN CALAMITY PHYSICS

by Pessl, Marisha

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780670037773
Item Price
£17.74

Show Details

Description:
New York: Viking Penguin, 2006. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Pessl's first novel, is this 514-page literary thriller featuring Blue van Meer, a smart, serious young woman undergraduate at Harvard, who decides to write her life story as a way to rid herself of the vision of a dead Hannah Schneider, hanging three feet off the ground from the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£17.74
No cover image available

A MULTITUDE OF SINS

by Ford, Richard

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780375412127
Item Price
£12.67

Show Details

Description:
New York: Knopf, 2002. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The third of Ford's six collections of short fiction. Ford has won the Pen/Malamud Award for his short stories as well as the Pulitzer Prize for his 1996 novel, "Independence Day." First printing, first U.S. edition (as stated). About 6 x 9 1/2 inches, 286 pages in pale green paper-covered… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£12.67
No cover image available

TURN OF MIND

by LaPlante, Alice

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£15.20

Show Details

Description:
New York: Grove/Atlantic, 2011. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. The award-winning LaPlante has written a stunning literary thriller. It is narrated by Dr. Jennifer White, a retired orthopedic surgeon in the early stages of dementia, who police believe, has murdered her longtime friend and cut off her fingers. Dr. White can't remember and must try to pull together the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£15.20
No cover image available

MASQUERADE

by Dailey, Janet

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780316171427
Item Price
£12.67

Show Details

Description:
Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1990. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A stand-alone, mid-career novel from the author who introduced the contemporary western love story to the Romance genre. This story features Remy Jardin, a New Orleans heiress suffering from amnesia after being assaulted by an unknown attacker at a carnival in France, who must untangle a mysterious accident… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£12.67
No cover image available

LADY

by Tryon, Thomas

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£11.82

Show Details

Description:
New York: Knopf, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Tryon's third novel, "Lady," like his bestselling, "The Other," combines elements of mystery and gothic horror in a story about the relationship between an eight-year-old boy and the charming widow with-a-dark-secret who is the leading citizen of a small, 1930s New England town. Book club edition. About 5 3/4 x… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£11.82
No cover image available

KING, QUEEN, KNAVE

by Nabokov, Vladimir

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1968
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC).
Item Price
£10.77

Show Details

Description:
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1968. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). . Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Good Plus. Nabokov, considered today one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, wrote this, his second novel, in Russian in 1928 while living in Berlin. It is a classic story of adultery, featuring Franz, a young man from a small town… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£10.77
No cover image available

SMALL TOWN

by Block, Lawrence

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780060011901
Item Price
£16.68

Show Details

Description:
New York: William Morrow/HarperCollins, 2003. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Only the 10th stand-alone novel among the almost 200 books mystery master-craftsman Block can take credit for. "Small Town" is a large story set in New York City with a diverse set of characters targeted by a vicious serial killer. A writer on the edge of a breakthrough, an ex-police commissioner… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£16.68
No cover image available

GOODBYE, COLUMBUS

by Roth, Philip

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£8.45

Show Details

Description:
New York: Bantam Books, 1963. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Vintage Paperback, Bantam S2600: "Goodbye, Columbus," a collection of a novella and five short stories, is the late Roth's first book. It was the National Book Award winner in 1960. The title work is the story of a pair of passionate young lovers whose summer affair ends in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£8.45
No cover image available

THE WHITE PEACOCK

by Lawrence, D. H.

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£20.27

Show Details

Description:
Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1966. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. D.H. Lawrence is certainly best-known for his erotic classic, "Lady Chatterly's Lover," but the British writer's first published novel is "The White Peacock," first published in 1911. It is written in the first person, narrated by a sensitive young man named Cyril Beardsall, who tells the story,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£20.27
No cover image available

HERBS AND APPLES

by Santmyer, Helen Hooven

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780060154868
Item Price
£12.67

Show Details

Description:
New York: Harper & Row, 1985. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. Santmyer is best known as the author of "And Ladies of the Club," a 1982 bestseller that brought her to national attention when she was in her eighties and living in a nursing home. "Herbs And Apples" is Santmyer's first novel, originally published in 1925.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£12.67
No cover image available

THE POISONWOOD BIBLE

by Kingsolver, Barbara

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780060175405
Item Price
£14.36

Show Details

Description:
New York: HarperCollins, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. This is the fourth and probably the best-known of Kingsolver's novels. It is the story of a Southern Baptist missionary family, the Prices, who move from Georgia to the Belgian Congo in 1959 during the Congo's struggle for independence from Belgium. The story is told in turns… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£14.36
No cover image available

THE GLORY

by Wouk, Herman

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780316955256
Item Price
£12.67

Show Details

Description:
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1994. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. The Glory" is the Pulitzer Prize-winning Wouk's sequel to "The Hope," which was set over the first 20 years of Israel's existence. With "The Glory," Wouk continues the first 40 years of Israeli history through the Yom Kippur War, the Entebbe rescue and the Camp… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£12.67
No cover image available

COSMOPOLIS

by De Lillo, Don

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780743244244
Item Price
£16.68

Show Details

Description:
New York: Scribner/Simon & Schuster, 2003. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Cosmoopolis," the award-winning De Lillo's thirteenth novel, is the story of a symbolic odyssey undertaken by a very wealthy young man in a day-long journey across Manhattan. It features Eric Packer, a 28-year-old assets manager who sets out from his penthouse in his customized white stretch limo to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£16.68
No cover image available

THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE

by Condon, Richard

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good to Near Fine
Item Price
£33.78

Show Details

Description:
Camp David, PA: Book Of The Month Club, 1988. Hardcover. Very Good to Near Fine/Very Good. Condon's 1959 satirical political thriller near perfectly reflected the "red scare" paranoia rampant in the U.S. in the late 1950s. During the Korean War, an American POW is secretly transported to Chinese Manchuria where he is brainwashed and turned into a Pavolovian… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£33.78
No cover image available

THE COMFORTS OF HOME

by Hill, Susan

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Item Price
£17.74

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Overlook Press, 2018. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 22nd novel in this bestselling, award-winning British novelist's career, and the ninth in her singularly popular mystery-crime series featuring Detective (now Chief Superintendent) Simon Serrailler. Serrailler, rehabbing on a remote Scottish island from the injury suffered on his last case, is drawn into the investigation of a puzzling murder… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£17.74
No cover image available

SEX WARS

by Piercy, Marge

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Item Price
£13.30

Show Details

Description:
New York: HarperCollins, 2005. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Sex Wars" is the sixteenth novel from poet, novelist and social activist, Piercy. Set in New York City in the years immediately after the Civil War, the book features Freydeh, a young Jewish woman living in an NYC tenement apartment with eight others while she saves money to bring the rest… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£13.30
No cover image available

THE FORSYTE SAGA

by Galsworthy, John

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£10.14

Show Details

Description:
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Perhaps the most famous trilogy in English literature, in which Galsworthy chronicled the fortunes and fates of lawyer, Soames Forsyte, and his family as it lived its collective lives during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The family was keenly aware of its social status as "new… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£10.14
No cover image available

THE LAW OF NINES

by Goodkind, Terry

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Item Price
£12.67

Show Details

Description:
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2009. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Goodkind, the bestselling author of the epic fantasy series, "The Sword of Truth," describes this story of a midwestern artist's obsession and fear of inheriting her mother's insanity as as a stand-alone speculative thriller, though it has many fantasy and sci-fi elements and links to "The Sword of Truth" series.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£12.67
No cover image available

THE HAT ON THE BED: A Collection of 24 New Stories By John O'Hara

by O'Hara, John

Seller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1963
Condition
Fine
Item Price
£21.12

Show Details

Description:
New York: Random House, 1963. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The eighth collection of short stories by this mid-20th century American who became widely popular for his short fiction before his novels, such as "Butterfield 8," "Appointment in Samarra," and "Pal Joey," became best sellers. This copy of "The Hat on the Bed" is first edition, first printing (as stated). About… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£21.12