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The Neon Jungle

By John A. MacDonald

Fawcett Gold Medal. Very Good. 1953. Softcover. Very good condition. Cover has light wear to edges/corners, a couple small creases. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings. Age tanning inside covers and to page edges. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 174 pages; No writer captured the urban blight that befell postwar America in all its grime and commotion as well as noir legend John D. MacDonald. The Neon Jungle depicts a world in which the bright lights belie the turbulent lives of a lost generation. (130os,0514) .

$4.00

THE Spire

By William Golding

London: Faber & Faber. Good+. 1967. Softcover. 1967 reprint. Pages clean and unmarked, all intact. Cover has light soiling/spotting to rear and outer edge of pages, light wear to edges/corners and a few small creases. (185os) ; Faber Paper Covered Editions; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$2.95

THE WAR
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THE WAR

By Chiel, Deborah

Jove. Very Good+. 1994. First Edition. Softcover. 0515114472 . Very nice condition, clean and unmarked, age tanning inside covers. Cover has light edge/corner wear, no creases. ; Movie Tie-in; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1 pages; A Southern family comes of age in the wake of the Vietnam War and their soldier father's absence, and come to terms with the changes in him and in themselves upon his return. Movie tie-in. (115-osl) .

$1.95

THREE WOMEN OF LIVERPOOL
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THREE WOMEN OF LIVERPOOL

By Forrester, Helen

Fontana Paperbacks. Very Good+. 1984. Softcover. 0006170110 . Fontana 1984 edition. Pages clean, tight and unmarked, light age tanning. Cover has light edge & corner wear. "Liverpool, May 1941, the worst week of the blitz. When the siren sounds on 1st May 1941, three women have no idea what the following week will bring..." (137-noto) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 256 pages; .

$3.50

FROM A SEASIDE TOWN
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FROM A SEASIDE TOWN

By Levine, Norman

Deneau & Greenberg. Very Good. 1980. First Edition. Softcover. 0888790430 . Deaneau & Greenberg 1980, reprint of 1970 Macmillan edition. Pages clean and intact, with no markings, couple tiny edge tears, and a little spotting to outer edge of pages. Cover has light edgewear, a few light creases, light corner curling and tiny tears at spine ends. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 220 pages; Joseph Grand, the hero of From a Seaside Town, is a travel writer struggling to eke out an existence in an English seaside town. He introduces us to the small circle of relatives and companions who figure in his life. As he explores the sequence of events that led him to his present state of limbo, it becomes apparent that his crisis is not merely financial but also a crisis of personal identity. A Canadian Jew, Grand has spent a lifetime seeking to submerge his past. Now as a consequence, he discovers that he belongs nowhere. By turns comic and moving, this beautifully observed and beautifully written novel is a striking example of Norman Levine's artistry. From a Seaside Town has quietly become a classic. It is a book which simply will not go away. [175-osl] .

$8.50

LOST MOORINGS

By Simenon, Georges

Penguin Books. Good. 1960. Softcover. Penguin Books 1960 printing. Includes two novels: Blind Path and Banana Tourist. Pages are clean and unmarked other than previous owner's name on endpage and green booksale stamps on top edge of pages (has leeched into top edge a bit). Cover has moderate edgewear, tears to spine ends and small piece torn from spine bottom. Complete and unabridged. (163-osl]; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$4.00

THE GOD-SEEKER

By Williams, John

U. K.: Arrow Books. Very Good. 1967. First Edition. Softcover. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked, light age tanning. Cover has light creasing, light edge/corner wear and light rubbing. "To the outside world Harry Saxon leads a conventional life....but he has a secret other life. Obsessed by inner doubts as to the nature of belief and existence, he pursues a weird quest to challenge the beliefs of others. Above a London station with a sinister assistant , he watches for his victims.... " [111-osl]; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$9.95

FILE ON HELEN MORGAN

By Gibson, John Frederic

Toronto: Totem Books. Very Good. 1977. First Edition. Softcover. Light edge and corner wear, small peel to upper corner where sticker was likely removed. Interior pages clean & unmarked. Age tanning to page edges and inside cover. A different world.. The inlet is narrow, the small bay exposed to Pacific gales. There is a government dock and across the water a reserve. A few houses are scattered along the shore below the tree-clad mountains. It is wild country and very beautiful. Andrew had lived there briefly as a child and had come back to look for his father's grave. In his parent's derelict house an Indian family of nine was living. Helen Morgan was one of them. She was 17, intelligent and proud.... (300-noto) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$6.50

A LONDON CHILD OF THE 1870S
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A LONDON CHILD OF THE 1870S

By Hughes, M. V

Oxford University Press. Very Good+. 1980. Softcover. 0192812165 . Very good. Interior clean and unmarked, age tanning to pages, light soiling to rear cover. "We were just an ordinary, suburban, Victorian family, undistiguished ourselves and unacquainted with distinguished people. ' Thus Molly Hughes in her Preface to one of the great classics of autobiography, A London Child of the 1870s that she wrote in 1934...." ; 8vo; 141 pages; (*lower shipping avail to all locations) [180-osl] .

$5.50

Breaking the Bonds A Novel about the Peace Corps
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Breaking the Bonds A Novel about the Peace Corps

By Spencer, Sharon

Tempo / Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good+. 1963. Softcover. Cover has light wear to edges and corners, light soiling. Pages clean and intact, a few crease marks, small amount of writing on first page. A compelling story of several young Americans who join the Peace Corps and meet infinite challenges, for the opportunity to be of service and to work for universal peace....and have a great time in the process! (os) ; 8vo; 191 pages .

$8.50

AFRICAN RHYTHMS Selected Stories and Poems
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AFRICAN RHYTHMS Selected Stories and Poems

By Brooks, Charlotte K. (editor)

Washington Square Press. Very Good. 1974. First Edition. Softcover. 0671487582 . Washington Square Press 1974 edition. 12mo (7 1/4" tall) . Light wear to edges, crease to spine, interior pages clean and tight. 238 pages. An excellent collection of little known stories of African literature, including early creation myths, photo essays, folklore, poetry, and contemporary tales. Illustrated, 238 pages. (os); 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; .

$7.50

CURSE OF THE GODS "A Startling Report on the Silent War. "
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CURSE OF THE GODS "A Startling Report on the Silent War. "

By Simon, O. E.

Calgary, AB: Veritas International. Very Good. 1977. First Edition. Softcover. 0919213316 . Cover has light edge/corner wear, light creasing to covers, age tanning, a little sticker residue on front. Pages are tight and clean other than the occasional small spot. There is a partial paper split at spine at one point, but no loose pages. A historical novel of Soviet Russia during the Silent War. (osl) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$22.50

THE VOLCANOES ABOVE US
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THE VOLCANOES ABOVE US

By Lewis, Norman

U. K.: Penguin. Very Good. 1959. First Printing. Softcover. Cover has light edge/corner wear, light creasing, age tanning to covers and pages. Small bookseller sticker on front cover and old price sticker. Pages are clean and intact. A Latin-American republic, rocked by revolution and violence, is caught between the opposing forces of industrial development and the ancient religion of its Mayan ancestors. (120osl) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$9.95

THE SURE HAND OF GOD
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THE SURE HAND OF GOD

By Caldwell, Erskine

Signet Books. Good. 1953. First Edition; Fourth Printing. Softcover. B002LSZCWU . Paperback (1953) with fairly heavy wear to cover edges, several creases, edge rubbing, light soiling. Pages are clean and intact, with age tanning. Blowsy, warm-blooded Molly Bowser was determined that her daughter Lily would make a safe, respectable marriage before she was overtaken by the same fate that Molly's good looks and lusty animal spirits had attracted..... So she outlined a relentless campaign to get a man for Lily, and when it showed signs of bogging down, she fortified herself with vitamin shots and red wine, and started all over again! (110os) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$2.95

THE FAMILY Introduction by Olga Lang
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THE FAMILY Introduction by Olga Lang

By Chin, Pa

Doubleday Anchor. Near Fine. 1972. First Edition. Softcover. 0385057873 . Very nice clean, tight condition - light corner wear to covers, a little age tanning to spine. Internal pages unmarked. 329 pages. Originally published in 1958. "This famous autobiographical novel..a searing exposure of a large disintegrating feudal household in China's turbulent twenties.... (190-noto) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$7.95

THE LOST CITY
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THE LOST CITY

By Gruhn, Carrie E.

Chicago: Moody Press. Good+. 1969. Softcover. Good condition with some wear and tear. Cover has moderate edge/corner wear, fairly heavy scuffing, light creasing. Pages are clean and intact, other than previous owner's name written inside cover and old price sticker residue/small tear on first endpage, age tanning of pages. Set against the backdrop of Petra and the Wadi Musa, this is the story of a Jewish girl who leaves Europe at the end of the war, but soon finds herself in need of the protection Petra affords. The plot leads on to the events foretold in Revelations, and are seen through the eyes and lives of those who undergo its tribulations...Prophetic fiction. (noto350) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 285 pages .

$4.95

KING, QUEEN, KNAVE
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KING, QUEEN, KNAVE

By Nabokov, Vladimir

Fawcett Crest. Very Good+. 1969. First Edition. Softcover. 1st Fawcett edition. Very light edge/corner wear, slight creasing/scuffing. Internal pages tight and unmarked. 224 pages. "The novel is the story of Dreyer, a wealthy and boisterous proprietor of a men's clothing emporium store. Ruddy, self-satisfied, and thoroughly masculine, he is perfectly repugnant to his exquisite but cold middle-class wife Martha. Attracted to his money but repelled by his oblivious passion, she longs for their nephew instead, the myopic Franz. Newly arrived in Berlin, Franz soon repays his uncle's condescension in his aunt's bed. " (120osl) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$8.55

THE EXPATRIATE Collected Short Stories
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THE EXPATRIATE Collected Short Stories

By Cohen, Matt

Toronto: General Publishing Company. Very Good. 1982. First Edition. Softcover. 0773670181 . Cover has light edge and corner wear, a little corner curling, creasing. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings. This collection gathers together all the stories previously published in Columbus and the Fat Lady and in Night Flights. Includes: The Watchmaker; The End; Our Passion Lit the Night; The Nurse from Outer Space; Keeping Fit; Uncle Philbert and His Big Surprise; Straight Poker; After Dinner Butterflies; The Empty Room; Too Bad Galahad; Brothers and several others... (230 Noto) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$7.95

JOHNNY I HARDLY KNEW YOU
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JOHNNY I HARDLY KNEW YOU

By O'Brien, Edna

U. K.: Penguin. Very Good+. 1978. First Edition. Softcover. 0140047727 . Cover has light edge and corner wear, slight creasing, age tanning to covers and page edges. Pages are clean and unmarked. 143 pages. Synopsis: A story of a woman who murders her lover, her son's best friend. It uncovers a world where love and hope walk hand in hand with barely concealed violence and despair, where a woman is driven, despite herself, to exact revenge for suffering.... (os) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$3.50

FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES
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FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES

By Douglas, Lloyd C.

Pocket Books/Cardinal. Very Good. 1957. Softcover. 0671782959 . Pocket Books/Cardinal, early 1957 printing. Good condition for it's age. Cover has light edge and corner wear, a little rubbing to spine edges, tiny tear spine bottom, green ink dot top edge of pages. Pages clean and intact, with no markings, age tanning. "He found happiness and love only when a secret from the past restored his faith in mankind...." (180os) ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 361 pages .

$4.95

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