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Edith; or, The Quaker's Daughter. A Tale of Puritan Times. By One of Her Descendants

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mason Brothers: 1856

Seller ID: 2294791

Condition: Fair


Spine previously mended with tape, boards loose but holding, title page clipped along top edge. 1856 Hard Cover. 407 pp. Red boards with a repeated design of crosses across the full front and back boards. View more info

Analog: September, 1963, Vol. LXXII, No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Conde Nast Publications, Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: 2296544

Condition: Very Good


Light stain, light general wear. 1963 Magazine. 98 pp. COVER: Chemical industry in space. September 1963. Cover art by Nat White illustrating Industrial Revolution by Poul Anderson [as by Winston P. Sanders]. ALSO: Chrono-Control by Frank A. Javor; plus stories by William J. Smith, Rick Raphael, and James R. Hall. FEATURES: Editorial by John W. Campbell; Brass Tacks (letters); Which Polaris Do You Mean? (science essay) by R. S. Richardson; The Reference Library (book reviews) and more. Interior artwork by: Leo Summers, George Schelling. Editor: John W. Campbell. View more info

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Brave Boys of France: A Story of the Late War in Europe. (Golden Crown Library)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston: Thomas B. Noonan & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 2180839

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly rubbed, St. Patrick's Church Library bookplate on front endpaper (no other marks). 1885 Hard Cover. 304 pp. 8vo. An anonymously written 19th century juvenile military adventure novel focusing on the Franco-Prussian War. View more info

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Gone Native: A Tale of the South Seas

By: 'Asterisk' (Author of 'Isles of Illusion')

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Constable & Co Ltd: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201867

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light crease on front cover has caused slight damage to endpaper on reverse. Ink stamp on title page, ink number on contents page. 1924 Hard Cover. 332 pp. CONTENTS: THE WOMAN: The Recruiting; The Voyage; Ashore; Learning; Clouds; Storm; Escape; Haven; Topsy; THE MAN: Change; Pere Douceret; Stephens; The Mission Station; Is It Well with the Child?; Native; THE CONCLUSION: Shame; Rats; Evil; Sacrifice. View more info

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Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet)

By: 076537062XCard, Orson Scott

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Tor: 2013

Edition: Movie Tie-In Edition

Seller ID: 2266124

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased. 2013 Mass Market Paperback. Inspiration for the 2013 film. Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards. In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew Ender Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn't make the cut--young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School... View more info

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Little Mabel's Friends: A Sequel to Little Mabel and Her Sunlit Home

By: A Lady

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carlton & Potter: 1862

Seller ID: 2202716

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with chip from spine head and some small spots of cloth loss on front & rear panels, intermittent foxing throughout. 1862 Hard Cover. 145 pp., 6-page terminal publisher ad. Original black stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes four engraved illustrations. A contribution to the normative religious literature of the nineteenth century; according to the preface, this tale is meant to instill that 'A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.' None located in OCLC. View more info

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Theodore: A Story about Baptism

By: A True Baptist [Dayton, A.C.]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Presbyterian Board of Publication: 1871

Seller ID: 1815834

Condition: Good


Spine cocked, edges faded, page margins stained, frontispiece loosening. 1871 Hard Cover. 374 pp. Original coral cloth, blind-stamped boards, gilt stamped spine. A sequel and reply to 'Theodosia Ernest' according to the preface. An 19th century work on Baptists and baptism, framed in a fictional narrative. View more info

Assignment 13th Princess

By: Aarons, Will B.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Fawcett: 1979

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1697425

Condition: Very Good


First Printing. 1979 Mass Market Paperback. 190 pp. Another high-tension tale of terror and adventure with the toughest spy in the world - Sam Durell. View more info

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The Fool's Progress: An Honest Novel

By: Abbey, Edward

Price: $6.00

Publisher: A John Macrae / Owl Book: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275890

ISBN: 0805057919

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Wrappers lightly rubbed, spine faintly creased, ink name on front flyleaf, faint odor of smoke. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 513 pp. The Fool's Progress, the fat masterpiece as Edward Abbey labeled it, is his most important piece of writing: it reveals the complete Ed Abbey, from the green grass of his memory as a child in Appalachia to his approaching death in Tuscon at age sixty two. When his third wife abandons him in Tucson, boozing, misanthropic anarchist Henry Holyoak Lightcap shoots his refrigerator and sets off in a battered pick-u... View more info

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S./Ship of Theseus

By: Abrams, J.J.; Dorst, Doug; [Straka, V.M.]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mulholland Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204639

ISBN: 0316201642

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A near fine copy in a very good publisher's slipcase. Bottom edge of front board bumped. Slipcase edges lightly bumped. One out of twenty-two inserts laid in (missing twenty-one inserts). 2013 Hard Cover. xiv, 456 pp. One out of twenty-two inserts laid in (missing twenty-one inserts). S. is presented in the form of a novel called Ship of Theseus written by an elusive author named V. M. Straka and published in 1949. Beyond the black slipcover with the S. title, no reference is made to Dorst or Abrams, and the only reference to the book's true publishing information appears in fi... View more info

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Harvard Square: A Novel

By: Aciman, Andre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269459

ISBN: 039308860X

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2013 Hard Cover. 292 pp. André Aciman has been hailed as the most exciting new fiction writer of the twenty-first century (New York magazine), a brilliant chronicler of the disconnect…between who we are and who we wish we might have been (Wall Street Journal), and a writer of fiction at its most supremely interesting (Colm Tóibín). Now, with his third and most ambitious novel, Aciman delivers an elegant and powerful tale of the wages of assimilation?a moving story of an immigrant’s remembered youth and the nearly forgotten costs and sacrifices of becoming an ... View more info

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Chatterton: A Novel (An Intriguing Literary Mystery)

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1989

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2294842

ISBN: 0345358228

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 234 pp. When Thomas Chatterton, a brilliant literary counterfeiter, is found dead in 1770, the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death are unraveled in succeeding centuries. View more info

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English Music

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2271917

ISBN: 0241132576

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink name on first blank, pages minimally toned, very faint smell of smoke. 1992 Trade Paperback. 399 pp. After the death of his mother, Timothy Harcombe is separated from his disreputable father and sent to live with his grandparents, where he becomes lost in the world of English literature. View more info

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Molly's Dog

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William B. Ewert: 1983

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201045

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Numbered 49 of 64. Near fine. 1983 Soft Cover. 22 pp. A short story about Molly and a dog.Alice Adams (August 14, 1926 – May 27, 1999) was an American novelist, short story writer, and university professor.Keywords: ALICE ADAMS AMERICAN LITERATURE MOLLY'S DOG SHORT STORIES CONTEMPORARY FICTION View more info

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Molly's Dog

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $125.00

Publisher: William B. Ewert: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201046

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition - copy H of 26 lettered copies. Signed by author without inscription. 1983 Hard Cover. 22 pp. A short story about Molly and a dog.Alice Adams (August 14, 1926 – May 27, 1999) was an American novelist, short story writer, and university professor.Keywords: ALICE ADAMS AMERICAN LITERATURE MOLLY'S DOG SHORT STORIES CONTEMPORARY FICTION View more info

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The Stories of Alice Adams

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270609

ISBN: 0375412859

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 621 pp. Twenty-five of her stories appeared regularly in The New Yorker within a ten-year period. Others were published in The Paris Review, Atlantic Monthly, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, and McCall's. Her work was included in twenty-three O. Henry Award collections, and she received first prize six times; she was represented in numerous collections of Martha Foley's Best American Short Stories. Now the best of Alice Adams's short fiction is gathered in one volume-fifty-three stories that illumine the hid... View more info

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After the War: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270610

ISBN: 0375406832

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. Alice Adams is considered to be one of the major American writers of the last thirty years. Her stories appeared in The New Yorker from 1969 and 1995, as well as in twenty-two O. Henry Awards collections and several volumes of Best American Short Stories. After the War is her eleventh and final novel--the brilliant coda to a brilliant career. After the War begins where her acclaimed novel A Southern Exposure ended: in the small Southern town of Pinehill during World War II. With al... View more info

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The Last Lovely City: Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270611

ISBN: 0679454411

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Few signed copies exist, because the author died two months after this book's publication. Jacket very faintly toned. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 191 pp. The Last Lovely City begins with nine stories whose settings range from San Francisco to a North Carolina college town to a run-down Mexican resort. In His Women, a college professor and his ex-wife play an extended game of let's-kiss-and-make-up, revealing the history of their flirtations and infidelities. In The Islands, a young widow mourns the loss of ... View more info

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Medicine Men: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270612

ISBN: 0679454403

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated May 10, 1997, by author. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. We have more books available by this author!. 239 pp. The tenth novel by the widely praised author of A Southern Exposure and Almost Perfect concerns the complicated relationship between patient and doctor. When a woman learns that her headaches are caused by a rare malignancy, her only guide through a frightening new world of oncologists, radiologists, specialists, and clinics, is the doctor whom she once considered only an annoying admirer. View more info

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Second Chances: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270613

ISBN: 0394568249

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps lightly toned. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 257 pp. A group of friends who have known one another for decades grapples with the realization that they are growing old, attempts to come to terms with the past, and searches for new possibilities in their lives. View more info

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Almost Perfect: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270614

ISBN: 0679423982

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps faintly toned. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 243 pp. Richard and Stella balance each other almost perfectly. Sometimes he drinks too much, gets too loud, or is too quick to anger. Stella also knows how generous he can be, too, but she begins to wonder if their violent fights and passionate reconciliations point to a deeper problem that Richard doesn't even suspect. There is something terribly wrong with the two of them together, even if everyone else thinks they are almost perfect.... View more info

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Superior Women: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270615

ISBN: 0394536320

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head very lightly bumped, jacket lightly toned. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 367 pp. Five young women meet at Radcliffe in the late 1930s and grow to maturity-through intrigues, ambitions, affairs, and marriages--in the fifties, sixties, and seventies. View more info

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Caroline's Daughters: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270616

ISBN: 0394568257

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head very lightly bumped, jacket flaps lightly toned. Boards very faintly toned along top edge. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 307 pp. Caroline has been married three times and has five daughters--all very different from her. Now that they are grown, she feels distant from them and the woman she once thought herself to be. Caroline's daughters love their mother but live as if she weren't around, exploring their own unpredictable lives, making mistakes, borrowing each other's men, and turning into ... View more info

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After You've Gone: Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270617

ISBN: 0394579267

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps faintly toned. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 229 pp. A new selection of short stories explores the impact and adjustment of individuals dealing with separation and the loss of lovers, spouses, parents, and friends. View more info

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To See You Again: Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270618

ISBN: 0394523350

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 304 pp. Tells the stories of a woman distraught over the loss of her husband's diaries, a teachers's unexpected attraction towards a student, and an artist's reevaluation of her life and accomplishments. View more info

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Beautiful Girl: Short Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270619

ISBN: 0394427378

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 242 pp. Author's third novel. “Nobody writes better about falling in love than Alice Adams. . . . How can one person know so much?” --The New York Times Book Review. With appearances in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and Redbook, as well as in the O. Henry Award collections for eight consecutive years, Alice Adams had established herself as a master craftsman of the short story when she published her first collection. Her well-honed skill is on abund... View more info

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Return Trips: Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270620

ISBN: 0394536339

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Top edge and endpapers faintly foxed, jacket lightly toned with faint crease on front flap corner, spine cloth a bit discolored along edges. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 195 pp. The author writes in these stories of people in motion, traveling in search of friends, culture, renewed engagement with life--people seeking the magic of a new place or traveling to places of childhood to put the past to rest. View more info

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Families and Survivors: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270621

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps faintly toned. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 211 pp. Author's second novel. Alice Adams’ second novel is the portrait of a Southern-born woman as she reviews her life. From Louisa Calloway’s Southern girlhood to her debut to her first marriage, all the time surrounded by a certain tradition and all the time resisting. In lieu of her conservative, bigoted father, she chooses men who are liberal, free-spoken, Jewish. Nevertheless her first marriage is unhappy, but her second promises to be soun... View more info

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A Southern Exposure: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270622

ISBN: 0679444521

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. Pinehill, North Carolina, the years of the Depression. Into this small Southern town comes the Bairds, fugitives from the burdens of their life in Connecticut. To the people of Pinehill, the Bairds seem glamorous. To the Bairds, Pinehill holds the hope that they will regain their innocence, and once again be rich in love. View more info

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The Log of a Cowboy

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bison / University of Nebraska: 1967

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2265250

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Light edge wear. 1967 Trade Paperback. A fictional account of true depiction of the life of a cowboy. Sixteen-year-old Andy Adams charts his first journey from Texas to Montana along the western trail during the years following the Civil War. View more info