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VOLUME THE THIRD

by AUSTEN, Jane.

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
1951
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition thus
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£76.10

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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1951. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine. 12mo; viii, 133 pages, linen-backed gray boards, paper spine label, untrimmed fore-edge, some foxing to endpapers; with an extra spine label tipped-in at the rear. Here is the final portion of Austen's juvenilia, written into one of three manuscript notebooks which she kept between 1790 and 1793.This edition… Read more
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"The Pampered Men" in THE ROMANTIC EGOISTS.

by FITZGERALD, F. Scott

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
(1974)
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Trade edition
ISBN
9780684139234
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£38.44

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1974). First Trade edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Zelda Fitzgerald. .Folio, 246pp., black cloth, minor wear to dj. This is the first appearance of this FSF article. A pictorial autobiography from the scrapbooks and photo albums of Scott and Zelda, with an Introduction by their daughter. Includes a color section reproducing Zelda's paintings [Bruccoli2, B95].… Read more
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EARLY POEMS AND STORIES

by Yeats, William Butler

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
1925
Condition
Fair
Edition
First American Edition
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£19.22

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New York: Macmillan, 1925. First American Edition. Hardcover. Fair. 12mo, 528 pages, embossed green cloth, spine torn at top joint, untrimmed on two edges, embossed stamp on free endpaper With a two page Dedication by Yeats in May, 1925.
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The Consul's File

by Paul Theroux

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First printing
ISBN
9780395253993
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 8vo, 209 pages, clothbacked boards Post-colonial Malaysia. [ Ahearn 012 c ].
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ADVENTURES IN THE SKIN TRADE

by THOMAS, Dylan

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
( 1955 )
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American edition
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( Norfolk, VA ): New Directions, ( 1955 ). First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Octavo, viii, 275 pages, cloth, embossed name on endpaper; dj edgeworn A posthumous collection. [ Rolph B27 ]. "The aim of this book was to gather together all stories by Dylan Thomas that were not permanently available in book form. ... about… Read more
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" Adventures In Texas." in TALES FROM " BLACKWOOD "

by [ POSTL, Karl / Carl Postl ]. HARDMAN, Frederick. Charles Sealsfield.

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
[ 1849 or later ]
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Very Good
Edition
New edition
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£23.06

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Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood And Sons, [ 1849 or later ]. New edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo, mulitple paginations, half polished calf, marbled boards, Ex libris John McEwen. "Translations [originally published in Blackwood's magazine] by Frederick Hardman of extracts from Das Cajütenbuch" --Streeter. TEXAS. Hardman translated these pieces from the original German of Karl Postl.… Read more
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The Alligator Report

by W.P Kinsella

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780918273109
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£7.69

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Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 1985. First edition. Paperback. Fine/issued without dj. 8vo, 125 pages, pictorial stiff wrappers This collection of short stories was dedicated to and an homage toward Richard Brautigan, and includes a letter Kinsella wrote to Brautigan in 1980. "Many of the short, surrreal pieces in this book owe a debt to Richard Brautigan. I… Read more
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Dumb-Animal

by Sitwell, Osbert

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American edition
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£11.53

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1931. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 8vo, 317 pages, decorated light green cloth (some fading at the spine); short tear in green dj, which is darkened at the spine, worn at the tips [Fifoot O-A17c]. "It is difficult to give too much praise ... Mr. Sitwell has wit, knowledge… Read more
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At the Crossroads

by Lewis, Daniel E.

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780682496315
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£15.37

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Exposition Press, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 12mo, 103 pages, blue cloth; dj front flap slightly frayed Presentation copy in 1980. Hoosier author's tales of the travelers encountered at the Crossroads Restaurant at O'Hare Airport in Chicago, aka ORD. The restaurant is gone now, but its memories are reported here.
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RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, CARPENTERS And SEYMOUR An Introduction

by SALINGER, J. D

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
( 1963 )
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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£21.52

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Boston: Little, Brown, ( 1963 ). First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 8vo, green cloth, a bit cocked; dj nicked, spine lightly faded; slight cut at to joint of dj Third issue with dedication page tipped-in after the title page, and with "Seymore" for "Seymour" at mid-page on p. 173.
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Three Players Of A Summer Game

by WILLIAMS, Tennessee

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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London: Secker & Warburg, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 12mo, 223 pages, light spots on top cover His first short story collection in Britain. There can seldom have been a more persuasive portrait of a man going to pieces than that of Brick Pollitt in the volume's title story. Includes "One Arm" and … Read more
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THE EVANGELICAL COCKROACH

by WOODFORD, Jack, pseud. [ WOOLFOLK, Josiah Pitts ]

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
1929
Condition
Fair
Edition
First
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New York: Louis Carrier & Co., 1929. First. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo, 309 pages, maroon cloth, good, lacks front free endpaper Author's first book. Woodford was a prolific writer during the Chicago Renaissace who knew all the writers here, but he is ignored by nearly all critics because most of his material appeared in 'sex magazines'. [See… Read more
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THE LAST CAROUSEL

by ALGREN, Nelson

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780399111310
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£30.75

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New York: Putnam, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 8vo, 435 pages, beigh cloth Algren's last collection of his fiction before he left Chicago
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Passions and Other Stories

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
( 1975 )
Condition
Fine
Edition
First printing
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ( 1975 ). First printing. Hardcover. Fine/very good. 8vo, 312 pages, clothbacked boards; dj lightly toned at white rear panel Singer won the National Book Award for his previous collection of short stories. Three years after this book he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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White Men, Red Men, And Mountain Men

by Bill Gulick

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
( 1955 )
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Early printing
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£13.84

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, ( 1955 ). Early printing. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 12mo, 216 pages, cloth "It's lots more fun to write about ornery, contrary characters than it is about good ones. Upright people are sadly limited in the things they can do, but the ornery character can do anything that comes into his head. ... George… Read more
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" Fifty Grand," in Atlantic Monthly

by Ernest Hemingway

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Good
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Atlantic Monthly. Good. 4to, nicked wrappers
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It's Not the End of the Earth, But You Can See It From Here: Tales of the Great Plains

by ROGER WELSCH

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second printing
ISBN
9780394583020
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Villard Books, 1990. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 8vo, 228 pagess, clothbacked boards "I've never seen Roger blush, and I hope he won't if he ever learns that reading his latest book gives me the same sort of pleasure I get from reading Thurber, Tarkington and Twain ... we need more books like this and Roger is the only… Read more
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Childhood of the Magician

by Nancey Willard

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
( 1973 )
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780871405715
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£13.84

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New York: Liveright, ( 1973 ). First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 8vo, 214 pages, yellow cloth; front flap of dj a bit rolled, inked inscription, xmas card from Marge Willard clipped to the endpaper Connected short stories.
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Black Tobias And The Empire

by Heinz Werner

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
( 1938 )
Condition
Good
Edition
First, Limited edition
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Chicago: Esquire-Coronet, ( 1938 ). First, Limited edition. Hardcover. Good. 12mo, 11 pages, beige cloth, covers and endpapers spotted Illustrated with 3 plates ( one double-page) by William Sharp. This is copy no. 224. This short fiction was so acclaimed by its editor, Edward J. O'Brien, and other editors at Esquire, that this limited edition in book… Read more
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Strange Tales From Humble Life

by John Ashworth

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Published
1884
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American edition
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Philadelphia: Henry Longstreth, 1884. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo, separately paginated, blindstamped cloth, minor insect damage at spine. Ashworth was an author, lecturer, a manufacturer, and a non-conformist minister, and founder of the Chapel of the Destitute. STRANGE TALES is considered his chief work. Originally published as separate tracts, each tale here has… Read more
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