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Nightmares & Dreamscapes
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Nightmares & Dreamscapes

By King, Stephen

New York: Viking Press, 1993. Book. Fine. Boards. Later Printing. 8vo -- 9.5 In. Tall. As new, still in shrinkwrap, unread. Gift quality. Oversized collection of 23 short stories. 8vo --9.5 In. Tall.

$6.65

Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales
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Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales

By King, Stephen

NY: Scribner, 2002. Book. Very Good. Boards. First Edition.. 459 pp. Light wear, some soil to fore edge, no markings. Light creasing of front panel of jacket. Collection of 14 short stories, each with a short foreword or afterword by King. Size: 8vo -- 9.75 in Tall.

$9.50

Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales
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Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales

By King, Stephen

NY: Scribner, 2002. Book. Very Good. Boards. First Edition.. 8vo -- 9.75 in tall. 459 pp. Light wear, no markings. A few dark smudges on fore edge, else clean. Collection of 14 short stories, each with a short foreword or afterword by King. Size: 8vo -- 9.75 in Tall.

$10.45

No High Adobe and Adobe Doorways

By Pillsbury, Dorothy L.

Alburquerque New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1974. Book. Illus. by Davis, M.J.. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 198 pp. plus 197 pp. Two short story collections in one. Nearly new, slight spine creasing. No markings. Dozens of tales about the author's years of living in rural Spanish-Indian settlements in the mountains of northern New Mexico. A sketch of an adobe wall is shown on both front and rear covers. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$13.30

Mango Summers
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Mango Summers

By Key West Authors' Coop

Key West, FL.: KWAC/Perky Press, 2002. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 175 pp. Close to new, no markings or creases. Fifteen writers based in Key West offer an anthology of 20 short stories set in their resort town. This is the third anthology published by the cooperatinve since it formed in 1995. Writers include J. T. Eggers, Theresa Foley, Kirby Congson, William Williamson, Allen Meece and more. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in..

$7.60

A Treasury of American Folklore

By Botkin, B.A.

NY: Crown Publishers, 1944. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 6th Printing.. 932 pp. Index. Blue cloth, with sunned spine, faded titling, browned endpapers. Text clean, binding firm. Bumped corners. A Library of Congress folklorist has assembled a broad sampling of American folklore from all regions -- anecdotes, folksongs, tall tales, jokes, legends, etc. with notes on sources, which include books, old newspaper articles, field research,etc. . Edited for a popular readership, but includes material of interest to scholars. Foreword by Carl Sandburg. Size: 8vo -- -8.5 In.

$6.18

Tales of the City
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Tales of the City

By Armistead Maupin

NY: HarperPerennial, 1900. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1989 Reissue.. 371 pp. Nearly new, slightly thumbed. Spine uncreased, no markings in text. Gift quality. A reissue of a collection of short stories telling the romantic adventures of yuppies living in an apartment house in San Francisco. Became the basis of a television series and film. First of six volumes. This edition has a light pastel border of geometric shapes framing a detail shot of a staircase leading up Barbary Street. First published as columns in the San Francisco Chronicle in the 1970s. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall.

$5.70

Hearts In Atlantis
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Hearts In Atlantis

By Stephen King

NY: Scribner, 1999. Book. Near Fine. Cloth Tape & Boards. First Edition.. 523 pp. Close to new, slight soil on jacket fore edge, tiny stain on bottom edge. A collection of 5 connected narratives, stemming from the 1960s and America's angst generated by Vietnam War. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall.

$7.60

One Night Stands and Lost Weekends
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One Night Stands and Lost Weekends

By Block, Lawrence

NY: Harper, 2008. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Uncorrected Proof.. 366 pp. Close to new, no spine creasing. Text clean. Uncorrected proof of a collection of 28 early mystery stories by Block. Cover shows a blonde, a copy with gun upraised and a hand with a wad of money. Some of the stories feature detective Ed London as the hero. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$8.55

The Penguin Classic Crime Omnibus
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The Penguin Classic Crime Omnibus

By Symons, Julian, Ed.

NY: Penguin Books, 1984. Book. Very Good. Trade Papeback. First Thus.. 378 pp. Vertical crease front cover along the spine, light toning, else lightly used. Sticker remains on rear cover. No markings. Binding firm. A collection of 25 short crime stories. Writers represented include Ambrose Bierce, John Dickson Carr, Agathie Christie, Graham Greene, Ellery Queen, Dorothy Sayers, William Faulkner, Arthur Conan Doyle, Roald Dahl, many more. Size: 8vo -- 8 in. Tall.

$4.75

Big Book of Favorite Dog Stories

By Peterson, Florence: Edited By

NY: Platt & Munk, 1964. Book. Illus. by Greene, Hamilton. Very Good. Cloth. Lightly read, sturdy, slight rubbing of spine edges. End paper is stamped "Grosset & Dunlap Damaged Books" but there is no significant damage visible. A few spots of soil on top edge. Lacks jacket. An anthology of 30 canine tales by such authors as Steinbeck, London, Thurber, Mowat, Meek, Seton, Kipling and Terhune. Introduction by Farley Mowat. Illustrations at start of each story. Collie design embossed on red front cover. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in..

$3.80

Twilight

By Wiesel, Elie

NY: Summit Books (Simon & Schuster), 1988. Book. Near Fine. Cloth Tape and Boards. Firsrt Edition.. 217 pp., dj flap creased, price clipped. Else fine, no markings. Binding sturdy. A tapestry of Hasidic tales in which Raphael searches for Pedro and encounters a clinic where patients believe they are Biblical characters. Size: 8v0 - 9.25 in Tall.

$4.75

Memoirs of Hecate County

By Wilson, Edmund

Garden City , N.Y: Doubleday, 1946. Book. Good -. Cloth. Later Printing.. 338 pp. Heavily rubbed and faded spine, with raw board backing visible. Corners bumped. Text clean. Artistic bookplate on endpaper. Collection of short stories set in a fiction suburban area near New York City. The 1946 Doubleday edition touched off a censorship lawsuit, and the book ended up being banned in the U.S. Wilson revised a later edition slightly (but not omitting the sexual material) and the book was sold without challenge. Size: 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall.

$4.75

The Somerset Maugham Sampler

By Maugham, Somerset; Weidman, Jerome, Ed.

Garden City NY: Garden City Publishing Co., 1943. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 489 pp. Red cloth, floral patter on spine, rubbing at top and foot of spine. Previous owner's bookplate on inside cover. Text clean. A 15-pp introduction by the editor. Contents include "Cakes and Ale" "The Circle" short stories, "Rain," "The Human Element," "Mr. Know-All," and "A Friend in Need, plus 4 essays and 3 travel sketches. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$11.40

The World's Fifty Best Short Novels -- Volumes 1,3,4,5,7, 9, 10

By Overton, Grant, Ed.

NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1929. Book. Very Good. Red Leatherette. Reprint.. A lot of 7 out of 10 volumes in a pocket-sized library of fiction. Red leatherette on boards. Most in very good condition. Vol. 10 has loose hinge; Vol. 7, rubbing on lower half of joint. Texts clean. Bookplates of previous owner on inside covers. Each volume has about 180-200 pp. No jackets. Authors represented include Poe, Hawthorne, Irving, Galsworthy, Chekhov, London, Wilde, Norris, Lardner, Bierce, Cather, Zane Grey and many others. Size: 12mo -- 6.25 in Tall.

$28.50

100% Pure Florida Fiction
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100% Pure Florida Fiction

By Hubbard, Susan, and Wilson, Robley, Eds.

Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2000. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 203 pp. Gift quality, appears unread. No markings or creases. This anthology showcases 21 short stories written mostly by academics in the 1990s and generally first published in literary journals. What these stories have in common, of course, is a Florida setting -- a Florida that is sinister, full of alligators, creeping plants, heavy clouds, noir cops, and con artists; it is the surreal spread of theme parks, condominiums, and strip malls; and it is a paradise -- lost, regained, and remembered -- of sea, sun, hammock, forest, and glade. Among the contributors: Frederick Barthelme, Jeffrey Greene, Alison Lurie, Jill McCorkle, Tom Chiarella, Patrick J. Murphy, Steve Cushman and Joy Williams. Size: 8vo --9 in Tall.

$7.60

Florida Stories

By McCarthy, Kevin, Ed.

Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida Press, 1989. Book. Illus. by Van Riper, Jeanne. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Thus.. 317 pp. Virtually new, no markings, crisp, no spine crease. Text clean. A collection of 17 stories set in Florida. Authors range from Stephen Crane, Ring Lardner, and Ernest Hemingway to Zora Neale Hurston, Gore Vidal and Philip Wylie. Editor is an English professor at the Univ. of Florida. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.65

Dracula: Book of Great Horror Stories

By Shepard, Leslie, Ed.

Secaucus, N.J.: Citadel Press, 1986. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Printing Stated.. 288 pp. Lightly read, quarter-inch rubbed ding on front cover, above the title. Corners rubbed and some edgewear. Text block clean and bright. Spine lightly creased. Small darkish spot on fore edge. Excellent collection of classic horror stories, mostly from the 19th century. Writers included are Bram Stoker, Guy de Maupassant, Charles Dickens, Lord Lytton, H.P. Lovecraft, L.P. Hartley, Informative and readable introduction by the chairman of the Irish section of the Bram Stoker Society. Size: 8v0 -- 9 in Tall By 10 in. Wide.

$6.65

Grand Avenue

By Sarris, Greg

NY: Hyperion, 1994. Book. Near Fine. Cloth & Boards. First Edition Stated.. 229 pp. Flat-signed by author on title page. Nearly new. Perfect except for crinkled edge of p. 187, possibly a production error. Mylar protector on jacket. Sarris, a UCLA professor who also is chief of the Mowak tribe, offers 10 related short stories describing gritty Native American life in northern California. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in Tall.

$13.30

Seven Gothic Tales

By Dinesen, Isak

NY: Modern Library, 1934. Book. Good. Hardcover. Reprint.. 420 pp. Dark green cloth, but with inch- wide spot of severe rubbing on right lower corner of front cover. Gilt torchbearer logos intact. Text clean, no writing. Light toning. Decorative endpapers. DJ moderately worn with tear in lower right corner, tattered on spine. A collection of 7 short stories, with introduction by Dorothy Canfield. No. 54 in Modern Library series. $1.25 price sticker placed on inside flap. ML booklist ln inside of dj. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall.

$4.75

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