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Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald A New Collection
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Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald A New Collection

By Bruccoli, Matthew J.

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 9" - 11" tall. 776 pages. F1 .

$25.00

Masterpieces of Mystery- the Forties
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Masterpieces of Mystery- the Forties

By Queen, Ellery (Ed. )

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 beautiful copy for the mystery lover. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 352 pages. E5 .

$30.00

Aquaboogie:  A Novel in Stories
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Aquaboogie: A Novel in Stories

By Straight, Susan

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 copy. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 195 pages. E5 .

$40.00

Brigitta
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Brigitta

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

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 8" - 9" tall. 81 pages. E3 .

$30.00

The Loot of Cities
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The Loot of Cities

By Bennett, Arnold

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 .

$30.00

Greyhound for Breakfast
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Greyhound for Breakfast

By Kelman, James

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 AUTHOR on the title page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 229 pages. Signed by Author. C2 .

$150.00

Knight's Gambit
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Knight's Gambit

By Faulkner, William

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. A solid copy of the 5th printing. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. B4 .

$50.00

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)
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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

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, decoration, and top page ends. Fore-edge and bottom page ends are deckled. The books, all published in 1907, appear unread and essentially unopened. . These are handsome copies of an early printing of these titles. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. A2 .

$55.00

Write Malay! An Introduction to the Modern Written Language for  English-Speaking Malaysians
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Write Malay! An Introduction to the Modern Written Language for English-Speaking Malaysians

By King, Edward S

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 .

$25.00

Great Days
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Great Days

By Barthelme, Donald

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 collection of stories. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. S1 .

$20.00

Famous Ghost Stories (ML # 073.2)
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Famous Ghost Stories (ML # 073.2)

By Cerf, Bennett

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. A solid, attractive copy. . Sixteen ghost stories, selected by Bennett Cerf himself. Illustrated by Hugo Steiner-Prag and William Sharp. . The Illustrated Modern Library Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 361 pages. K4 .

$80.00

The Book of Sand (1st English Printing)  The New Yorker, October 25, 1976
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The Book of Sand (1st English Printing) The New Yorker, October 25, 1976

By Borges, Jorge Luis

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 by The New Yorker. The first printing in the original Spanish "El Libro de Arena," was published in 1975. "The Book of Sand" is closely related in concept to his earlier and arguably more famous story "The Library of Babel." Borges published an English collection of his short stories in 1977 that included, and was named for, "The Book of Sand." . 4to 11" - 13" tall. M5 .

$130.00

Toy Guns: Stories
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Toy Guns: Stories

By Norris, Lisa

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 pages. I4 .

$30.00

The Turn of the Screw & the Lesson of the Master (ML 169)
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The Turn of the Screw & the Lesson of the Master (ML 169)

By James, Henry; Broun, Heywood (Intro. )

Modern Library. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1957. Hardcover. Dust jacket is price-clipped, very light edgewear, still bright and attractive, now now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Pages are no longer fresh, but book has no other defects. Bound in light green cloth, #169 in the Modern Library series. Toledano # 8 binding with green cloth and gilt lettering on black block on front board and spine; Kent endpapers, top edge of pages colored dark gray. . A beautiful copy of a classic study in terror. Also includes "The Lesson of the Master." . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 211 pages. G5 .

$16.50

Women's Great Lakes Reader
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Women's Great Lakes Reader

By Brehm, Victoria

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 8" - 9" tall. 404 pages. F3 .

$21.50

A Scarlet Poppy and Other Stories
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A Scarlet Poppy and Other Stories

By Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott

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 and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Seven short stories by Mrs Spofford, who was known for her gothic romances, novels, poems and detective stories. A beautiful copy, to which the photo does not come close to doing justice. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 283 pages. D4 .

$50.00

The Assyrian and Other Stories
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The Assyrian and Other Stories

By Saroyan, William

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 is slightly dulled, slight bump to bottom corner of front cover, no other defects. . Eleven short stories and an essay, "The Writer on the Writing. " This is the first edition, stated. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. C3 .

$50.00

Busted Scotch: Selected Stories
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Busted Scotch: Selected Stories

By Kelman, James

W W Norton & Co Inc. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1997. 1st Edition. Hardcover. No defects in book or dust jacket, the latter now protected with fresh mylar sleeve. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight; book is unread. . Thirty-five wonderful short stories by this Scottish author, winner of the Booker Prize. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on the title page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 262 pages. Signed by Author. C2 .

$90.00

Selected Stories (Leatherette)
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Selected Stories (Leatherette)

By De Maupassant, Guy

Franklin Library. Fine with no dust jacket. 1983. Hardcover. No defects; book is As New, unread. This is a beautiful faux leather (leatherette) edition. Brown boards, five raised bands to spine, all edges gilt, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, patterned endpapers. A handsome copy, gift quality. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. B4 .

$17.50

Nineteen Stories [1st]
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Nineteen Stories [1st]

By Greene, Graham

Viking Press. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1949. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket has a few small edge tears, light rubbing, 1/16-inch chipping at extremities of spine, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has light fading at extremities of blue cloth covers and spine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Nineteen short stories by a 20th century master. A solid, attractive copy of the first American printing. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 247 pages. B1 .

$95.00

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