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WOMAN OF TOMORROW

by Keeton, Kathy

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Published
1985
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Fine
ISBN
9780312886523
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New York: St. Martin's /Marek, 1985. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. In 1985, Kathy Keeton, publisher and founder of the magazines, "Viva," "Omni," and "Longevity," wrote "Woman of Tomorrow" with science writer and journalist, Yvonne Baskin. The book is an optimistic look at how science and technology will change nearly every aspect of woman's life in society and the workplace,… Read more
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THE BETTER SISTER

by Burke, Alafair

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Published
2019
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Fine
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New York: HarperCollins, 2019. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The Better Sister" is the 14th novel -- the sixth stand-alone -- by the bestselling Burke, the daughter of mystery-thriller master craftsman, James Lee Burke. This is the story of the two Taylor sisters --Nicky, married to promising Cleveland attorney, Adam MacIntosh, with a son, Ethan, and Chloe, an Ivy League… Read more
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THE RATIONAL METHOD IN READING: THIRD READER

by Ward, Edward G.

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Published
1899
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Very Good
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£21.12

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New York: Silver, Burdett & Company, 1899. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. In the 19th century, as well as today, a major issue in education was the best method for teaching children how to read. Several different ways were tried in various parts of the country starting in the 1820s and employing both sight (recognizing whole words instead of… Read more
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HERBS AND APPLES

by Santmyer, Helen Hooven

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Published
1985
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Very Good
ISBN
9780060154868
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£12.67

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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
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GHOST TOWN: TALES OF MANHATTAN THEN AND NOW

by McGrath, Patrick

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Published
2005
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Good Plus to Very Good
ISBN
9781582343129
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£9.29

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New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2005. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. McGrath's fiction is often compared to works by Poe, Wilde, Kafka, and King and other writers of Gothic horror. Joyce Carol Oates noted his stories are "the nightmares of shattered personalties . bold, original and disquieting tales. told by narrators who are themselves… Read more
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SAMANTHA AMONG THE BRETHEREN or The Upholdin' of the Meetin' House

by Holley, Marietta (Josiah Allen's Wife)

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Published
1897
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Good
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Springfield, Ohio: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick, 1897. Original Paper Wraps. Good. Marietta Holley was a late 19th century American novelist who used humor and satire to point out social problems such as women's rights and alcoholism. Born and raised and spending most of her life in Jefferson County in Upstate New York, Holley was friends with Mark Twain,… Read more
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CITY LEGENDS

by Carleton, Will

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Published
1889
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Very Good
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First Edition.
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Issued Without Jacket. In the second half of the 19th century, Will Carleton, brought up in a log farmhouse in rural Michigan, was America's poet. Writing about ordinary Americans and everyday life, he enjoyed the same kind of success that Robert Burns had in Scotland. "Betsy and… Read more
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THE ROAD BETWEEN

by Farrell, James T.

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Published
1949
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Very Good to Near Fine
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First Edition.
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£25.76

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New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., 1949. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good to Near Fine/Good Plus. Farrell is best known today for his early 1930s success with the Studs Lonigan trilogy, the story of a young, Irish-Catholic boy growing up in poverty in Chicago and unable to escape. But Farrell also wrote two other series of novels… Read more
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FORTY STORIES

by Barthelme, Donald

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Published
1987
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Fine
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First Edition.
ISBN
9780399132995
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1987. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The 10th collection of short stories from Barthelme, this book is considered the "companion" volume to his "Sixty Stories," issued six years earlier in 1981. Described variously as a postmodernist, or a surrealist, whose satiric stories often place his characters in absurd situations or environments, Barthelme… Read more
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THE LAST PRECINCT

by Cornwell, Patricia D.

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Published
2000
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Fine
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First Edition.
ISBN
9780399146251
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£15.20

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2000. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 11th novel in Cornwell's bestselling mystery-thriller series featuring Dr. Kay Scarpetta, forensic scientist and chief medical examiner for Virginia, who has just survived an encounter with the serial killer, Chandonne, and then learned she is the object of a criminal investigation for murder, a frame-up years… Read more
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HANG BY YOUR NECK

by Kane, Henry

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Published
1949
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Very Good
Edition
Book Club.
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£8.45

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1949. Book Club. . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. The third novel in Kane's hardboiled mystery series featuring sophisticated, smart-mouthed NYC private eye, Peter Chambers, this time running an errand for a friend and finding a blonde with a bullet in her head. An Inner Sanctum book club edition. 237 pages in grey paper-covered… Read more
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SAMANTHA AT THE WORLD'S FAIR

by Holley, Marietta (Josiah Allen's Wife)

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Published
1893
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Good Plus
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First Edition.
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£17.74

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London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1893. First Edition. . Hardcover. Good Plus. Baron C. De Grimm. Marietta Holley, almost unknown today, was a popular and successful satirist and humorist at the end of the 19th century, as well-known as her friends, Mark Twain, Susan B. Anthony, and Clara Barton. "Samantha At The World's Fair" is one of a… Read more
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STRIP STREET

by Harvey, Gene (Jack Hanley)

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Published
1954
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Very Good to Near Fine
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First Edition.
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£20.90

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New York: Venus Books, 1954. First Edition. . Original Paper Wraps. Very Good to Near Fine. Vintage Paperback, Venus No. 182: "The Intimate Affairs of a Burlesque Star," An adult novel featuring an innocent country girl who becomes a queen of New York burlesque, learning all about show business, sex and men on the way. Paperback Original, First… Read more
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SPECIAL ORDERS

by Hirsch, Edward

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Published
2008
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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New York: Knopf, 2008. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. The seventh collection of poetry from Hirsch, whose previous work in poetry and prose has won many awards and earned him a MacArthur Fellowship. His non-fiction "How To Read To Read A Poem and Fall In Love With Poetry" was a national bestseller. First Printing, First Edition. 6… Read more
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NEW YORK 24/7: Extraordinary Images of One Week in New York

by Smolan, Rick & Cohen, David Elliot

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Published
2004
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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9780756600730
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£13.51

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New York: DK Publishing, Inc., 2004. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good To Good Plus. New York 24/7" is a chapter of "America 24/7," a country-wide project created by a New York Times" team that utilized the talents of more than 25,000 photographers -- professional, amateur, and students -- to shoot digital photos of their lives, communities, states… Read more
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DON'T LIE TO ME

by Coe, Tucker (Donald E. Westlake)

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
Edition
Book Club.
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New York: Random House, 1972. Book Club. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The fifth and final novel in the Edgar Award-winning Westlake's mystery-crime series written under his "Tucker Coe" pseudonymn. Like the first four, the book features ex-cop Mitchell Tobin, thrown off the NYPD several years ago when his partner was killed while Tobin was with another man's… Read more
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PHILIP EVERGOOD

by Baur, John I.H.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
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First Edition.
ISBN
9780810901049
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£18.58

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1975. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. An American painter, sculptor and printmaker particularly active during the Depression and the WWII era, Evergood 's slightly cartoonish, colorful work has been described as social realism, imaginative realism, surrealism, even sophisticated primativism. This book, published only a few years after his death in… Read more
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JIM DINE: PINOCCHIO

by Davis, Michael Thomas

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Published
2007
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Near Fine
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First Edition.
ISBN
9781930743748
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£20.48

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New York: PaceWildenstein, 2007. First Edition. . Large Softcover. Near Fine/Issued Without Jacket. Catalogue issued in conjunction with exhibition of Pinocchio painted-wood sculptures by internationally-known artist, Jim Dine, at PaceWildenstein gallery in New York in 2007. 104 pages on heavy stock in 8.5 x 9.5 inch, illustrated card covers. Includes a 17-page, fully-illustrated essay by Michael Thomas Davis… Read more
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JUMP

by Lupica, Mike

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Published
1995
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780679403340
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£11.19

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New York: Villard Books, 1995. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The fourth novel from sports columnist and reporter Lupica features DiMaggio, ex-baseball catcher, former lawyer, pretty fair jazz pianist and private investigator specializing in sports issues. This time a young woman has accused two NY Knicks basketball players, including superstar, Ellis "Fresh" Adair, of rape and… Read more
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A FAMILY AFFAIR

by Stout, Rex

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Published
1975
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780670306114
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£29.56

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New York: The Viking Press, 1975. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A late Nero Wolfe/Archie Goodwin mystery in which Wolfe, the beer-loving, orchid-growing genius and private detective, becomes so enraged over a murder commited in his own New York brownstone that he is willing to work without a client or a fee and even willing to… Read more
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