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The Only Poet

by West, Rebecca

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781853812323
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$30.00

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Virago Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1992. 1st Edition. Hardcover. No defects in book or dust jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. A beautiful copy of the first edition. . Ten short stories and The Only Poet, a short novel. Published posthumously. . 8vo… Read more
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Stories from the Country of Lost Borders

by Austin, Mary & Marjorie Pryse (Ed. )

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition Thus
ISBN
9780813512174
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$50.00

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Rutgers University Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1987. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . Twenty-eight stories, all set in the California desert, first published in The Land of Little Rain and Lost Borders. Includes a lengthy Introduction as well as Notes, Bibliography, and… Read more
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The Good Times

by Kelman, James

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1998
Condition
As New in As New dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition. 1st Printing
ISBN
9780436412158
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$30.00

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London. London: Secker & Warburg. As New in As New dust jacket. 1998. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket, jacket now in mylar sleeve. Unread. . Author's first work since his Booker Prize winning How Late It Was, How Late. 20 short stories by this wonderful Scottish writer. . 8vo 8" -… Read more
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Einstein's Monsters

by Amis, Martin

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st Printing
ISBN
9780517565209
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$25.00

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Harmony. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1987. 1st Printing. Hardcover. No defects, Book is As New, appears unread. A beautiful copy of the first American printing. . Five chilling short stories connected in some way with the nuclear age. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 149 pages. F6 .
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Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald A New Collection

by Bruccoli, Matthew J.

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
Book Club Edition
ISBN
9780684191607
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$25.00

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Scribner. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Fine book in VG dust jacket. Jacket has light edgewear, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked; book appears unread. . A handsome book club edition (no price on dust jacket). . Small 4to… Read more
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Masterpieces of Mystery- the Forties

by Queen, Ellery (Ed. )

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1978
Condition
As New
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$30.00

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Davis. As New. 1978. Hardcover. No defects of any kind, As New. Bound in red leatherette with bright gilt titles and decoration to covers and spine. . Twenty short mysteries, all published in the 1940s. Authors include Ellery Queen, Anthony Gilbert, Fredric Brown, Jorge Luis Borges, Ben Hecht, and Leslie Charteris, to name a few. A… Read more
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Aquaboogie: A Novel in Stories

by Straight, Susan

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition. 1st Printing
ISBN
9780915943593
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$40.00

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Milkweed Editions. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1990. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Softcover. No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Straight's first book, winner of the Milkweed National Fiction Prize, and published only in softcover. Published in 1990, this is the true first edition. A beautiful… Read more
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Brigitta

by Stifter, Adalbert & Peter Emmerich (Illus. ) & Edward Fitzgerald (Trans. )

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1957
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st English Edition
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$30.00

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Rodale. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1957. 1st English Edition. Hardcover. Minor rubbing to foot of jacket spine, no other defects, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. As New. . Translated by Edward Fitzgerald, illustrations by Peter Emmerich. A beautiful copy. . 8vo … Read more
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The Loot of Cities

by Bennett, Arnold

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1970
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition
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$30.00

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Train. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1970. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has very light edgewear, no other defects, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . Stated First American Edition, 1972. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 156 pages. E2 .
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Greyhound for Breakfast

by Kelman, James

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st American Edition
ISBN
9780374166878
Item Price
$150.00

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Farrar Straus Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. 1st American Edition. Hardcover. No defects in dust jacket, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. No defects in book; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Forty-seven short stories set in Glasgow by this Booker prize-winning author. SIGNED BY THE… Read more
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$150.00
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Knight's Gambit

by Faulkner, William

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
5th Printing
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$50.00

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Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1966. 5th Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket has light edgewear, age-toning to back panel, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Top page ends of book are spotted, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Six integrated short stories that can stand alone as well.… Read more
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Six Richard Harding Davis Titles: Soldiers of Fortune; Gallegher, Captain Macklin, Ranson's Folly, the Lion and the Unicorn, and the King's Jackal (6 Vols)

by Davis, Richard Harding

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1907
Condition
Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint
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$55.00

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New York. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1907. Reprint. Hardcover. Six books by Richard Harding Davis: Soldiers of Fortune; Gallegher, Captain Macklin, Ranson's Folly, the Lion and the Unicorn, and the King's Jackal. All six books are Fine or Near Fine, no defects. Bright crimson cloth covers with bright gilt lettering,… Read more
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Write Malay! An Introduction to the Modern Written Language for English-Speaking Malaysians

by King, Edward S

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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Times Books. Very Good. 1978. Paperback. Spine creasing, page ends are lightly soiled. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This is the "New Edition" published in 1986. A solid, usable copy. Scarce. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 366 pages. S5 .
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Great Days

by Barthelme, Donald

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1979
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition. 1st Printing
ISBN
9780374166281
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$20.00

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NY. NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1979. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Jacket is very slightly soiled, a little creasing at head of spine, in fresh mylar cover. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears to be unread. His 10th book, a … Read more
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Famous Ghost Stories (ML # 073.2)

by Cerf, Bennett

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Item Price
$80.00

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The Modern Library. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1946. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover. Acetate book jacket has a little lettering rubbed off the front panel, half-inch chip at head of spine extending 1.5 inches across back panel, one-inch crack along spine. Extremities of book cover are rubbed, worn at corners, binding is tight, pages clean.… Read more
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The Book of Sand (1st English Printing) The New Yorker, October 25, 1976

by Borges, Jorge Luis

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
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$130.00

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The New Yorker Magazine, Inc.. Near Fine. 1976. Single Issue Magazine. Quarter inch tear and minor wrinkling to a small area of top edge of the first page of the story, no other defects to the magazine. . This is the first printing in English of Borges' famous short story "The Book of Sand," which was published… Read more
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Toy Guns: Stories

by Norris, Lisa

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
2000
Condition
As New
ISBN
9781884235313
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$30.00

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Kansas City. Kansas City: Helicon Nine Editions. As New. 2000. Softcover. No defects. Book is As New; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Ten excellent short stories, this book was winner of the 1999 Willa Cather Fiction Prize. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 144… Read more
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Women's Great Lakes Reader

by Brehm, Victoria

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Printing
ISBN
9780930100797
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$20.00

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Holy Cow! Press. Fine. 1998. 1st Printing. Softcover. No defects; book is As New, unread. . A marvelous anthology of short pieces, all written by women and all about life on the Great Lakes, from 1789 to the present. A beautiful copy of the first edition, published in 1998 by Holy Cow! Press. . Trade PB. 8vo… Read more
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A Scarlet Poppy and Other Stories

by Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1894
Condition
Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition
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$50.00

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New York. New York: Harper & Brothers. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1894. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Gorgeous example of fine binding, with elaborate silver and gold vine and floral design to gray-green front cover and spine; all exceptionally bright and without flaw. Just the slightest rubbing to book extremities, top page ends darkened. Pages are clean… Read more
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The Assyrian and Other Stories

by Saroyan, William

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition. 1st Printing
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$50.00

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NY. NY: Harcourt Brace. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1950. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Jacket is rubbed at extremities, small chips at head of spine. All four corners of jacket are slightly clipped but price of $3.50 is intact. Still bright and attractive, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Gilt on spine of book… Read more
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