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GRANDSONS: A STORY OF AMERICAN LIVES

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Bros.: 1935

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9301

Condition: Good +


370p. Cover corners bumped and top and bottom of spine worn, back hinge weak. A tale of the grandsons of immigrants vividly portrayed. (8-3/8"x5-5/8") View more info

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LUCAS, KING OF THE BALUCAS: THE STORY OF A CURIOUS MONARCH

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Arthur Whipple: 1935

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10425

Condition: Very Good


[23p.] Bookstore label on back pastedown, bookplate on front endpaper, jacket rubbed and lightly soiled with chips to corners. 1 of 350 copies, this copy is unsigned. [Christian; 514] B&w illustrations. (7-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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ARTIE AND PINK MARSH: TWO NOVELS (CHICAGO IN FICTION)

By: Ade, George; Introduction by James T. Farrell

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1963

Seller ID: H12235

Condition: Very good


[xii], 224p. Brown spots on page fore edges, jacket has small chips and tears to edges with corners worn and spine sunned. Reprint of Ade's first two books. B&w illustrations. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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THE EQUIVOCAL MEN: TALES OF THE ESTABLISHMENT

By: Alexander, Holmes M.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Belmont, Massachusetts, Western Islands: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10501

Condition: Very Good


[xiv], 237p. Jacket sunned and lightly soiled with sticker shadow on front. (8-1/4"x5-7/8") View more info

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THE GIRLS ON THE 10TH FLOOR

By: Allen, Steve

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Popular Library: 1959

Seller ID: P6962

Condition: Good


143p. Damp stain on bottom corners and front cover slightly warped. G377. View more info

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DEVIL'S YARD

By: Andric, Ivo; Translated By Kenneth Johnstone

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: H7811

Condition: Very Good


137p. 1st printing. Cover corners bumped and edges sunned, top of spine cloth lightly worn, price clipped jacket has a 1-1/2" tear on top back edge with smaller tears and chips to edges, jacket is also rubbed and has a scrape on top front. Author awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1961. Jacket design by Roy Kuhlman. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info

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SLOW BOAT ACROSS

By: Antrotter, Harry B.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Psychological Library: 1952

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11387

Condition: Very good


280p. Jacket has large tears and smaller chips to edges. Author's first novel, written as a seaman, about 12 passengers taking a slow boat to Venice. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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POINT DUME

By: Arnoldi, Katie

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Overlook Press: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: G2134

ISBN: 1590203291

Condition: Very good


238p. 1st printing. Set in the Malibu area of California, this novel covers "the death of surf culture, human trafficking, the Mexican drug cartel, illegal pot farms, environmental devastation, and obsessive love." Jacket design by David Shoemaker. (8-3/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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ALL THE TOMORROWS

By: Babson, Naomi Lane

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock: 1939

Edition: First

Seller ID: H7475

Condition: Good+


390p. Cover edges sunned with stain on back that corresponds to larger stain on jacket, cover corners lightly worn, jacket has large chips, creases and tears to edges that have been tape reinforced. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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CARRIAGE ENTRANCE

By: Banks, Polan

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1947

Seller ID: H12591

Condition: Very good


viii, 280p. 3rd printing. Signed by author on front endpaper. Page edges toned, bottom front cover edge sunned, jacket has chips to edges and spine sunned. Set in the 1890s, this is a "tempestuous tale of gas-lit, gilt-edges New Orleans." Basis of the 1951 film My Forbidden Past, directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Robert Mitchum, Ava Gardner, and Melvyn Douglas. Jacket design by Robert Haberstock. (8-3/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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WISDOM'S GATE

By: Barnes, Margaret Ayer

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1938

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12560

Condition: Very good


370p. Book store ticket on back pastedown, jacket has chips to edges and spine sunned. Considered by Kirkus Review the best novel Barnes has written by the Pulitzer Prize winning author for Years of Grace for which this book is a sequel. B&w genealogical table. (8-3/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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MANDERS: A TALE OF PARIS

By: Barron, Elwyn

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: H11923

Condition: Very good


viii, 328p., 6 leaves of L.C. Page fiction. Cover corners worn, light fade spots on spine with cloth on tail of spine worn exposing internal cloth plus a few white spots on back. B&w frontispiece. (7-5/8"x5-1/4") View more info

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WHEN THE OWL CRIES

By: Bartlett, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1960

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H8101

Condition: Very Good


242p. 1st printing. Signed by author on front endpaper. Page edges browning, jacket edges scraped with spine sunned. Novel set in a "hacienda caught up in the violence of the Mexican Revolution of 1910" that has been called "A Gone with the Wind of Mexico." Jacket design by H. Lawrence Hoffman. (8-1/2"x5-7/8") The dramatic setting of the novel is an hacienda caught up in the violence of the Mexican Revolution of 1910. View more info

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BACK STAGE

By: Baum, Vicki

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New Avon Library: 1945

Seller ID: P6999

Condition: Good


194p. Back and front top cover corners torn, cover edges scraped. 64. View more info

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GUNS OF THE REGRESSIVE RIGHT: THE ONLY RECONSTRUCTION OF THE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION THAT MAKES SENSE

By: Bealle, Morris A.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Columbia Publishing Co.: 1964

Seller ID: P6231

Condition: Fair


iv, 124p. Moisture stain on back cover and last pages with wraps separated at spine. (Subtitle on cover: Or How to Kill a President) View more info

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HOTEL SPLENDIDE

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1941

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12568

Condition: Good +


192p. Bottom back cover corner damp stained, dents on top page edges, spine toned, jacket has chips to edges and holes on jacket flaps. Short stories, some of which have appeared in The New Yorker, of "the lives of bus boys, waiters, dish washers, and the maitres d'hotel" of the imaginary hotel, which mostly likely are inspired from Bemelmans' experiences working in hotels in Austria and the United States. Author received the 1954 Caldecott Award for Madeleine's ... View more info

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MAHASCHAVI IN PEACE AND WAR

By: Ben-Gavriêl, M.Y.; With an Introduction by Harry Golden

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press: 1960

Seller ID: H12436

Condition: Very good


224p. Jacket rubbed with slight wear to corners. Jacket design by Larry Lurin. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info

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APRIL WAS WHEN IT BEGAN

By: Benefield, Barry

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock: 1939

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12496

Condition: Very good


310p. Light scent, bookstore label on back pastedown, endpapers toned, jacket has a few 1" creased tears on top front edge with smaller tears and chips to edges. (8-3/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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THE SATYR AND THE SAINT (JACKET SUBTITLE: A NOVEL OF THE ROMAN FILM COLONY)

By: Bercovici, Leonardo

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12173

Condition: Very good


216p. Jacket back lightly soiled with chip at bottom of spine. Jacket design by Ruth and James McCrea. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

THE LAST INNOCENCE

By: Bertin, Celia; Translated from the French By Marjorie Deans

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1955

Seller ID: H5844

Condition: Good+


305p. Endpapers have light acid discoloration, back pages dog-eared, cover corners bumped and worn, rubbed jacket has chips and scrapes to edges and on spine. Jacket design by Ismar David. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info