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Winter Hunger (Signed)

by Tracy, Ann

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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9780864921260
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Fredericton, New Brunswick: Goose Lane Editions, (1990.) Signed 1st edition of the author's first novel. A haunting story set against the backdrop of the forbidding Canadian North and the legend of the Windigo cannibal spirit. Paperbound 8vo. Near Fine. Appears to be unread. Signed on the title page: "Canadian edition - Virago did a British edition in 1993. Ann Tracy."
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cover of Private Life of Helen of Troy (Signed)

Private Life of Helen of Troy (Signed)

by Erskine, John

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Published
1925
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1925). 1st edition of Erskine's first novel. Signed and inscribed by him on the title page. Adapted from Greek legend and focused on Helen's life after the sacking of Troy and her return to Sparta. A popular work that was the basis for a silent film in 1927 and opera in 1931. 304 pp. Clothbound hardcover. 7.75 x… Read more
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cover of Midnight Mind Magazine Number Six: The Crime Issue

Midnight Mind Magazine Number Six: The Crime Issue

by Van Emst, Brett (editor); Sevier, Ben (guest editor)

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Published
2003
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780971974227
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Chicago: Brett Van Emst, 2003. The sixth and final (?) issue of this offbeat literary magazine. Various contributors. Crime fiction from the outer boroughs of New York city, along with poetry, interviews, reviews, fiction and "odd fiction," etc. 145 + ix pp. Paperbound, 4to. 10 x 8 inches. VG with light edge wear and rubbing.
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cover of Kin of Cain (Signed)

Kin of Cain (Signed)

by Kashorek, Douglas

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Published
2011
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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9781589828087
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(Salt Lake City, Utah): Bedside Books / American Publishing, (2011.) 1st edition. Signed and inscribed by the author. A fantasy novel that weaves its story through Old English and Biblical epics. Described by the publisher as "a Christian sequel to Beowulf set in the post-Civil War and Great Depression Adirondacks and in the antediluvian world of Genesis 4." Paperbound 8vo,… Read more
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cover of Kin of Cain (Signed advance copy)

Kin of Cain (Signed advance copy)

by Kashorek, Douglas

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Published
2011
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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9781589828087
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(Salt Lake City, Utah): Bedside Books / American Publishing, (2011.) 1st edition. Signed by the author. Promotional card laid in identifying this as "a pre-release copy" A fantasy novel that weaves its story through Old English and Biblical epics. Described by the publisher as "a Christian sequel to Beowulf set in the post-Civil War and Great Depression Adirondacks and in… Read more
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cover of Oh Womb of Two Mothers Past

Oh Womb of Two Mothers Past

by Segriff, J.M. [Joseph Michael]

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Published
1997
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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[Buffalo, NY]: Backstairs Aegis. 1st edition. A brief poetry collection. Signed by the author on a preliminary page: "J.M. Segriff / ... A Backstairs / Poet." 20 pp. 8vo staple-bound paper wraps. Fine.
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cover of Walking on Ice (Signed)

Walking on Ice (Signed)

by Pilatowicz, Maria

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Published
2011
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781613469293
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£38.37

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(Mustang, Oklahoma): Tate Publishing, (2011.) 1st edition. Signed and inscribed by the author in 2012 on the half-title page. A coming-of-age novel of a young girl in early 1950s Poland trying to find her place in an oppressive society. 191 pp., illustrations. 8vo, stiff paper wraps. Near Fine. Appears to be unread. Promotional business card from the publisher laid in.
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cover of Megade(a)th, Jr. Stands at the Hippie-Shop

Megade(a)th, Jr. Stands at the Hippie-Shop

by Segriff, J.M. [Joseph Michael]

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Published
1996
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Fine
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1st Edition
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(Buffalo, NY: Sheridan Printing, 1996.) 1st edition. A brief collection of short prose and one poem. Signed by the author on a preliminary page: "J.M. Segriff / A Backstairs / Poet." 31, (1) pp. 8vo printed paper wraps. Red ink date stamp (June 1997) on the title. Fine otherwise. Clean and unmarked.
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cover of CALYX: A Journal of Art and Literature by Women (Vol. 4, No. 1, 1979)

CALYX: A Journal of Art and Literature by Women (Vol. 4, No. 1, 1979)

by Various Contributors

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Published
1979
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Very Good
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Corvallis, Oregon: Calyx Inc. Vol. 4, No. 1, June, 1979. A scarce early issue of this long-running journal of art, poetry, essays, short stories, etc., by women. 63 pp. Paperbound, 8 x 7 inches. VG with some creasing and edge wear. Contributors to this number: Lisa Paueiello-Rowe; Jan Claussen; Eleanor Wilner; Mary Riley; Faye Moskowitz; Celeste Rehm.
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cover of Blight

Blight

by Melhem, D.H.

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Published
1995
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780714542744
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A novel with illustrations by Christopher Maynard. NY: Riverrun Press, (1995.) 1st edition. Signed by the author on the title page. A moral fable about a man who discovers gnome-like creatures in his barren garden. A story of love, treachery and murder -- and a microcosm of human society. 145 pp. Hardcover, 8.75 x 5.75 inches. VG in dust jacket. Sound,… Read more
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cover of The Confidential Clerk

The Confidential Clerk

by Eliot, T.S.

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Published
1954
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Faber and Faber, (1954.) 1st edition, 1st issue with "Ihad" on p. 7. A comic drama about a wealthy entrepreneur who deceives his eccentric wife by bringing his illegitimate son into the household as a confidential clerk. 134 pages. Blue clothbound hardcover. 8.75 x 5.75. Near Fine in dust wrapper. Clean and securely bound. Protected by a new clear… Read more
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cover of Dionysus and the City: Modernism in Twentieth-Century Poetry (Signed)

Dionysus and the City: Modernism in Twentieth-Century Poetry (Signed)

by Spears, Monroe K.

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Published
1970
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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NY: Oxford, 1970. 1st edition. Signed / by the author as "Monroe" on the first blank page. A study of the modern spirit in literature from about 1909 onward. With an emphasis on American and British modernism in the poetry of Yeats, Pound and Eliot, the poets of the American South after the First World War, and the mid-century revolution… Read more
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cover of Don't Go Back

Don't Go Back

by Moomau, Glenn Walker

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Published
1993
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£63.95

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Baltimore: Schiavone Fine Arts Press, (1993.) 1st edition. Limited to 100 copies; this is no.53. A narrative in the form of five related stories. Signed and inscribed on the title page in ink by Glenn Moomau, author, educator, and Baltimore musician. Signed in pencil on the copyright page by Daniel Schiavone, who executed the binding (his first) and contributed the… Read more
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cover of Pre-Raphaelite and Other Poets: Lectures by Lafcadio Hearn

Pre-Raphaelite and Other Poets: Lectures by Lafcadio Hearn

by Hearn, Lafcadio

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Published
1922
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Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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Edited and introduced by John Erskine. NY: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1922. 1st edition thus. Compiled from three earlier books. A collection of literary criticism by Hearn (1850-1904.) Includes discussions of Rossetti, Swinburne, Robert Browning, William Morris, George Meredith, Robert Buchanan, and Robert Bridges. ix, 432 pp., index. 12mo hardcover. Red cloth with paper spine label. VG with light wear… Read more
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cover of Romola (2-volumes in original dust jackets, ca. 1905)

Romola (2-volumes in original dust jackets, ca. 1905)

by Eliot, George [pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans]

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Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co. Undated but circa 1905. A lovely set. Complete in two volumes with the original stiff cloth dust jackets. A classic novel of the Italian Renaissance. Set in Florence in the late 15th century. Illustrated by 60 fine photogravure plates with captioned tissue guards. 475 and 478 pp. 8vo hardcovers. Cream and red cloth with gilt… Read more
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cover of Lyrics of New England and Other Poems

Lyrics of New England and Other Poems

by Flagg, John H.

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Published
1919
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Torch Press, 1909. 1st edition. A collection of poetry by Flagg (1843-1911.) Printed on fine Normandy Vellum paper from France. 140 pp. 8vo hardcover. Cloth-backed gray paper boards. No paper dust jacket but possibly not issued with one. VG with modest wear and signs of age. Protected by a new clear archival jacket.
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cover of Farewell, My Son (SIGNED)

Farewell, My Son (SIGNED)

by Grossberg, Elmer

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Published
1946
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Good
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1st Edition
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NY: Julian Messner, Inc., (1946.) 1st edition of the author's first book. Signed and inscribed on the preliminary blank page. A novel about a young boy and an old man who share a memorable excursion to Coney Island. 300 pp. 8vo clothbound hardcover. Good in Good dust jacket. A couple of small teas to the head of the book spine.… Read more
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cover of Death on the Douro

Death on the Douro

by Aspler, Tony

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Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781894020886
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Toronto: Warwick Publishing (2000), 1st Canadian edition. (First published in 1997 in Great Britain.) Signed by the author on the half-title with a sketch of a wine glass. A murder mystery featuring the oenophile sleuth Ezra Brant. A title in the Wine Lover's Mystery series by Tony Aspler, internationally known wine expert and author. 185 pages. 8vo hardcover. Near Fine… Read more
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cover of Selected Works of Robert Louis Stevenson

Selected Works of Robert Louis Stevenson

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Published
2002
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Fine
ISBN
9781587260131
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(Ann Arbor, Michigan) Mundus Media, (2002.) 2nd printing of this edition. A large volume containing three classics by Stevenson: Treasure Island; Kidnapped; and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. 328 pages. 12.25 by 9.25 inches. Dark green bonded leather with gold lettering and decoration. Printed on quality archival paper. Fine, flawless condition.
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cover of Slain by the Doones and Other Stories

Slain by the Doones and Other Stories

by Blackmore, R.D. [Richard Doddridge]

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Published
1895
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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NY: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1895. 1st edition. Four stories by the author of Lorna Doone, etc. Preceding the English edition, which was published in 1896 as Tales from the Telling House. iii, 244 pp. 12mo clothbound hardcover. Gilt lettering and cover vignette with the declaration, "If any man asketh who killed thee, say t'was the Doones of Badgery." Gilt… Read more
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