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MODERN GHOSTS (MASTER-TALES)

By: Curtis, George William; With Introduction by

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1890

Seller ID: H13079

Condition: Good +


[xiii], 225p. Endpapers toned, front hinge weak, spine sunned and corners lightly worn. Collection of ghost stories by celebrated 19th century European authors. Red cloth. (7"x4-5/8") View more info

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TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST

By: Dana, Richard Henry

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1945

Seller ID: H10216

Condition: Very Good


[xviii], 423p., 3 leaves of Modern Library titles. Cover corners lightly bumped and worn, jacket edges scraped with chips to corners. Movie tie-in directed by John Farrow and starring Alan Ladd, who is pictured on the jacket. No. 236. (7-1/4"x5") View more info

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YANKEE FAITH AND OTHER STORIES

By: Daniele, F. Michele

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Greenberg: 1935

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H9740

Condition: Good +


288p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown, cover corners and top and bottom of spine worn with spine sunned. Errata leaf tipped in after title page. Eleven short stories by this Italian immigrant physician. (7-5/8"x5-1/4") View more info

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FORTY IMMORTALS

By: De Casseres, Benjamin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Joseph Lawren: 1926

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12576

Condition: Very good


371p. Signed by author on front endpaper and with a note on the bottom of the table of contents. Endpapers toned, spine sunned. Literary criticism previously published in various publications. (9"x6-1/8") View more info

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SEVEN SHORT STORIES

By: De la Mare, Walter

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1931

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11346

Condition: Good +


[196p.] Cover faded and lightly soiled and cover corners worn. Chosen from The Connoisseur and Other Stories, Broomsticks and Other Tales, and The Riddle and Other Stories. 8 color plates. (9"x6/12") View more info

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KOMUNIZAM: VELIKA PREVARA

By: Djurekovi , Stjepan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Zagreb, Croatia, International Books - U.S.A.: 1982

Seller ID: P6309

Condition: Good +


[135p.] Front cover has a few stains and slanted spine sunned. Title translation: Communism: The Big Scam. As Djurekovi explains in his foreword to this novel about Communism in his native Yugoslavia, the Croatian language editions were printed in small print because the books are easier to conceal and for the same reason they were printed without a title page. Text in Croatian. (8-1/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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THE IDIOT: A NOVEL IN FOUR PARTS

By: Dostoevsky, Fyodor; Translation By Constance Garnett with Introduction By Avrahm Yarmolinsky

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Heritage Press: 1984

Seller ID: G1906

Condition: Very Good+


[xiv], 560p. Cover spine lightly sunned. In slipcase. The Heritage Club Sandglass laid in. B&w wood-engraving plates. (10-7/8"x7") View more info

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NOTES FROM A DEAD HOUSE

By: Dostoyevsky, F.; Translated from the Russian by L. Navrozov

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: [195?]

Seller ID: H12983

Condition: Very good


341p. Endpapers toned, jacket rubbed and lightly soiled with slight edge wear. Condemned to prison in Siberia, a man relates the effects on himself and his fellow prisoners. (7-3/4"x5-3/8") View more info

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THE SOLACE OF OPEN SPACES

By: Ehrlich, Gretel

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1985

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12035

ISBN: 0670806781

Condition: Very good


[xii], 131p. Signed by author on title page. Cover corners bumped, gift message and owner's label on front pastedown, price clipped jacket has scraped corners. Poet's lyrical essays on her first years in the "remote ranching communities of northern Wyoming." (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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AN UPTON SINCLAIR ANTHOLOGY

By: Evans, I.O.; Compiled by with Preface by Upton Sinclair

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1934

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12012

Condition: Good


328p. Bookstore label and ink stamp on front pastedown, spine sunned, cover corners lightly bumped. Includes bibliography. [Gottesman; C301] (7-1/2"x5-1/4") View more info

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DIONYSUS: A CASE OF VINTAGE TALES ABOUT WINE

By: Fadiman, Clifton; Collected & Edited with and Introduction by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1962

Seller ID: H10901

Condition: Very Good


309p. Rubbed jacket has chips to edges. Jacket design by Emmett Wigglesworth. B&w illustrations. (8-1/2"x5-7/8") View more info

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THE WINE OF YOUTH: SELECTED STORIES

By: Fante, John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Black Sparrow Press: 1985

Seller ID: LW002

ISBN: 0876855834

Condition: Very good


266p., 2 leaves containing limitation page, b&w photo of Fante, and brief biography. Light brown spots on top page edges. Clear plastic jacket is rubbed. (9-1/4"x6-3/8") View more info

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WOMEN IN THE LIFE OF BALZAC

By: Floyd, Juanita Helm

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 1921

Seller ID: H10687

Condition: Good +


[xxxiv], 320p. A few edges uncut, note on recto of frontispiece, cover top corner creased and corners lightly worn with spine sunned. Includes bibliography. B&w plates and frontispiece. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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MARIA DABROWSKA (TWAYNE'S WORLD AUTHORS SERIES, POLAND, TWAS 16)

By: Folejewski, Zbigniew

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1967

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9021

Condition: Good+


123p. Page edges brown, cover corners bumped, jacket rubbed and sunned with a few chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliographical notes and chronology. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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ISABELLE

By: Forton, Jean; Translated by David Hughes

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Criterion Books: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12170

Condition: Very good


192p. Jacket rubbed with scrapes and corners worn and small tears to edges. First published in France by Librairie Gallimard under the title Le Cendre aux Yeux. Jacket design by Milton Glaser. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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LAWRENCE DURRELL AND THE ALEXANDRA QUARTET: ART FOR LOVE'S SAKE

By: Friedman, Alan Warren

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1970

Seller ID: H11150

Condition: Very Good


[xxvi], 221p. Brown spots on top page edges, sunned and price clipped jacket has stains, chips, and tears to edges. Includes bibliography. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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NEW MYSTERIES OF PARIS: STORIES

By: Gifford, Barry

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press: 1991

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: P6828

ISBN: 0944439314

Condition: Very good


82p. Signed by author on title page. Cover corners lightly worn. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

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FRANK CHIN (BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY WESTERN WRITERS SERIES, NO. 155)

By: Goshert, John Charles

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boise, Idaho, Boise State University: 2002

Seller ID: P5764

ISBN: 0884301559

Condition: Good


54p. Ex-Library. Usual library markings, cover fore edges have been reinforced with clear tape. Includes selected bibliography. (8"x5-1/2") View more info

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POETIKA DUŠE

By: Gotovac, Vlado; Prepared by Jelena Hekman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Zagreb, Nakladni Zavod Globus: 1995

Seller ID: H11777

ISBN: 9531670641

Condition: Very good


300p. Stain on title page at gutter, some quotes have been marked by a pencil check mark, cover corners lightly worn. Quotes from Croatian poet and politician. Text in Croatian. (8-3/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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ROBERT PENN WARREN: A COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS (TWENTIETH 20TH CENTURY VIEWS)

By: Gray, Richard; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10617

ISBN: 0137819145

Condition: Good +


[xii], 206p., 3 leaves of series titles. 1st printing. Page edges spotted, jacket edges scraped with chips and tears. Includes selected bibliography. (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info