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Death Comes for the Archbishop
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Death Comes for the Archbishop

By Cather, Willa

Near Fine, correct 1st with sun toning and bit of soiling to spine, light wear at corners and spine ends, with PO signature and 1927 date to front end page; in a Good, married jacket from later printing apparently around 1955 that has edge and corner wear with a number of small chips, age toning and light soiling. A Mark Terry facsimile 1st printing jacket has been added to improve shelf display and contrast between the correct and later jackets. Cather's classic story of the Bishop of Santa Fe and the building of the well-known cathedral in Santa Fe.

$500.00

Green Grass of Wyoming
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Green Grass of Wyoming

By O'Hara, Mary

Very Good book with edge wear to boards, soft at spine ends, several small brown spots front board and page edges, slight paperclip impression top edge front end page; in a Very Good jacket edge and corner wear, chipping and small tears edges most pronounced at spine ends, some sun toning to spine. Price of $2.75 lower corner front flap. The third book of O'Hara's trilogy about Flicka and the McLaughlin family. There was 1948 movie with Charles Coburn, Lloyd Nolan and others.

$70.00

The Old Man and the Sea
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The Old Man and the Sea

By Hemingway, Ernest

Fine, unread book. No dust jacket as issued. A beautiful binding in full, blue leather. Illustrations by C. E. Tunnicliffe and Raymond Sheppard. A Collector's edition in Easton's series – the complete works of Hemingway. An Easton bookplate stating such is laid-in.

$160.00

Islands in the Stream
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Islands in the Stream

By Hemingway, Ernest

Fine, minus unread book that has touch of edge and corner wear. No dust jacket as issued. A beautiful binding in full, blue leather. Illustrations by Richard Powers. A Collector's edition in Easton's series – the complete works of Hemingway. An Easton bookplate stating such is laid-in.

$75.00

Slumgullion Stew
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Slumgullion Stew

By Abbey, Edward

A Good to Very Good book that is soft at spine ends, touch of soiling to page block and with slight edge wrinkling bottom edges of a few pages, primary flaw is a moderate bump to top corner of back board which is shown in the photos; in a Near Fine jacket that has slight edge and corner wear, some small chips of color loss at bottom of spine, touch of rubbing and bump to top corner of back panel. This copy has been signed by Abbey to the front end page. Selections from Abbey's works, both fiction and nonfiction, edited and illustrated by the author.

$175.00

Stories
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Stories

By Buchan, John

UK reprint edition, 1st printing, Fine minus, unread book with very slight crimp top of spine, in a Fine slipcase, with a snug fit. Collection includes 18 stories by Scottish writer Buchan from 1896 to 1932. Introduction Giles Foden and illustrations by Nick Hardcastle.

$30.00

The Outlaw Album
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The Outlaw Album

By Woodrell, Daniel

Fine, apparently unread that is in a Near Fine jacket that has light soiling back panel due to old sticker removal. A collection of 12 short stories that followed Winter's Bone. This copy signed by Woodrell on the title page.

$30.00

The Death of Sweet Mister
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The Death of Sweet Mister

By Woodrell, Daniel

Fine minus, apparently unread book that has slight crimping at bottom of spine, in a Fine minus jacket that has touch of vertical rubs both panels. Woodrell's seventh novel. A coming of age story set in the Ozarks. Signed by Woodrell on title page.

$55.00

Kidnapped
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Kidnapped

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

UK edition by the Folio Society, a first printing. Fine book in blue boards with black illustrations, in a Very Good to Near Fine matching slipcase that has light edge and shelf wear and some scrapping to one panel. Introduction by Frank Delaney and drawings by Annie Newnham. Stevenson's classic tale of the kidnapping of David Balfour in the 1700s. Much Scottish history is covered and many of the characters were real persons.

$30.00

On Cutting Down an Ancient Tree and Herself  Long Ago – Six Irish Women 1000 Years Ago
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On Cutting Down an Ancient Tree and Herself Long Ago – Six Irish Women 1000 Years Ago

By McCormick, Malachi

Four hand-made books in wraps by McCormick the Owner of Stone Street Press in New York. Editions of these are not stated and there appear to have been a number of different variants over the years. Four beautiful , small books (5 ½ by 4 ½ inches) all in a special slipcase. Slipcase is only Good with wear and considerable fading to front and edges. All four books are Near Fine with slight corner wear. Herself is in three volumes of McCormick's translations of ancient Gallic poetry, plus his introduction on what it might have been like to be a woman in Ireland a thousand years ago. The three volumes were printed for the tenth anniversary of the press. Ancient Tree (with an introduction and then the translation of a 17th century Gallic poem) was also prepared at the tenth anniversary in an edition done specially for the Friends of the Press – this volume has been signed by McCormick in green on colophon page (initials only), and has been added to the three volume slipcase. An unusual item.

$25.00

Resurrection Man
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Resurrection Man

By McNamee, Eoin

First UK edition, Near Fine book with light edge wear and slightly pushed at spine ends, in a Very Good plus jacket with edge wear and light rubbing on the black front and back panels. An unread copy, inscribed - For John, I'm writing a play…honest - and signed by McNamee on the title page.

$25.00

Flashman - From the Flashman Papers 1839 - 1842
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Flashman - From the Flashman Papers 1839 - 1842

By Fraser, George MacDonald

A Near Fine, unread book, with slight pushing at spine ends and light fade to red top-stain, in a Very Good jacket with slight edge and corner wear, mild rubbing to both panels, several light overwrite impressions, dog-ear creases top corners both flaps, price of $5.95 present on front flap. First title in Fraser's popular Flashman series.

$115.00

Flashman - From the Flashman Papers 1839 - 1842
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Flashman - From the Flashman Papers 1839 - 1842

By Fraser, George MacDonald

A Near Fine book, with slight wear to edges of boards, and with a previous owner sticker top corner front-end page; in a Very Good, price-clipped jacket with slight edge and corner wear, mild rubbing to both panels, light brown vertical line along edge of front flap, and with mild sun fade to spine. First title in Fraser's popular Flashman series.

$75.00

Travels With My Aunt
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Travels With My Aunt

By Greene, Graham (Intro. John Mortimer)

UK reprint edition by the Folio Society, a first printing. Book, with pictorial board front board, is Fine minus and unread with slight touch of edge wear and is housed in a Fine minus, green slipcase that has slight shelf wear and touch of soiling. Numerous full-color illustrations throughout. Greene's novel (originally published in 1969) that follows the adventures of Henry Pullings with his highly unconventional Aunt Augusta, a septuagenarian. The Introduction is by famous author John Mortimer, creator of Rumpole.

$40.00

Player Piano
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Player Piano

By Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr.

Very Good book that is lightly pushed at spine ends, light wear to edges of boards, slight soiling to page edges, and with some light foxing to top edges; in a Fair to Good dust jacket that has edge and corner wear, chipping to corners and spine ends, jacket has soiling and is heavily faded, with some age toning also. Correct first with both Scribners seal and "A" to copyright page, and price of $3.00 on front flap. Vonnegut's well-known first book.

$850.00

God Bless You Mr. Rosewater or Pearls Before Swine
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God Bless You Mr. Rosewater or Pearls Before Swine

By Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr.

First UK edition, Near Fine book with touch of crimping at spine ends and just a hint of page edge toning; previous owner name to front-end page and with a small sticker, hidden by front flap, from the famous Foyles Bookstore, Charring Cross Rd., London. In a Good dust jacket with edge and corner wear and color loss, especially back panel, rubbing both panels, small publisher's clip all corners, but with 2s. price present bottom of front flap, there is a faded marker notation to front panel of .50 that actually is a bit hard to see. Vonnegut's sixth novel, which followed Cat's Cradle.

$150.00

Who Am I This Time? For Romeos and Juliets
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Who Am I This Time? For Romeos and Juliets

By Vonnegut, Kurt

First printing from Redpath Press, Fine booklet in heavy, color wraps. Also includes the gray cover envelop, the publisher's insert/post card, and the original clear plastic holder that encased the complete package. The story is extracted from Welcome to the Monkey House 1961. It was produced as a TV play on American Playhouse 1982 (Season 1, Episode 4) that starred Susan Sarandon and Christopher Walken.

$55.00

Rumble
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Rumble

By Ellison, Harlan

Trade paperback, a PBO, that is in Good condition with light creases at corners both panels, edge wear and some color loss, rubbing to both panels, no apparent reading creases, touch of age toning to pages. Main flaw is green marker slash to front page edges. The late Ellison's first novel, which is, according to blurb on front panel "A teen-age gang leader's brutal story."

$40.00

God Bless You Mr. Rosewater or Pearls Before Swine
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God Bless You Mr. Rosewater or Pearls Before Swine

By Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr.

Good to Very Good book with soiling and edge yellowing to boards, worn through to boards at bottom corners, small bump to board bottom back board, and with light age-toning to page edges. In a dust jacket that is Fair to Good with considerable soiling, yellowing, rubbing, several closed tears – largest of which is ½ inch at bottom of spine - small chips and bit of loss at spine ends, spine lightly sun faded. Vonnegut's sixth novel, which followed Cat's Cradle. This was a notorious, mostly white, production that is very hard to find in fine condition.

$250.00

Winner Take Nothing
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Winner Take Nothing

By Hemingway, Ernest

Near Fine, apparently unread book that has softness at spine ends, slight bow to boards, and very light touch of foxing to front page edges; in a Good to Very Good dust jacket that has front flap that is about three quarters detached with a small tape repair to reverse, small chips along edges with color loss edges and front flap fold, wear and chipping to corners, mild sun and age toning to white portions, spine, and back flap, closed tear top front panel with a 4 inch triangular crease toward spine. The gold title labels and red top-stain are bright, and the title labels have also produced white offsetting to interior of jacket. A proper first with $2.00 price front flap, both Scribners "A" and imprint on copyright page, ow instead of two at p. 159 line 20. Six of the fourteen short stories appear here for the first time. First printing was just over 20,000 copies – all as per Grissom 2011 bibliography.

$900.00

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