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Summerland

By: Chabon, Michael

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Miramax Books / Hyperion Books for Children: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274031

ISBN: 0786808772

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Base of cover spine and top jacket edge lightly discolored. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 500 pp. 8vo. The first novel intended for young readers by the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. For over a century, the people of Clam Island, Washington, have enjoyed barbecues and baseball games at Summerland, on the Western tip of the island, where it never rains. The small beings – k... View more info

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Grant [Ulysses S.]

By: Chernow, Ron

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Penguin Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288483

ISBN: 159420487X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 2017 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [8], 1074 pp. 8vo. Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the C... View more info

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The Substance That is Poetry

By: Coffin, Robert P. Tristram

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2155324

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Presentation copy inscribed & signed by author with nature scene sketch on front endpaper ('To Katherine Scholl Smith with best wishes, Robert P. Tristram Coffin'). 1942 Hard Cover. xiii, 167 pp. 8vo. An analytical work about poetry by the writer and poet who served as professor at Wells College and Bowdoin College, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1936. View more info

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The Just and the Unjust

By: Cozzens, James Gould

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205833

ISBN: 1135777241

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light smudges to boards. 1942 Hard Cover. 434 pp. In The Just and the Unjust, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Gould Cozzens examines the ways in which freedom under the law operates in a democracy when a murder trial dominates the life of a small town.He is often grouped today with his contemporaries John O'Hara and John P. Marquand, but his work is generally considered more challenging. Despite initial critical acclaim, his popularity cam... View more info

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The Hours (Movie Edition)

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Picador: 2002

Seller ID: 1512930

Condition: Near Fine


2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 229 pp. The Hours tells the story of three women: Virginia Woolf, beginning to write 'Mrs. Dalloway' as she recuperates in a London suburb with her husband in 1923; Clarissa Vaughan, beloved friend of an acclaimed poet dying from AIDS, who in modern-day New York is planning a party in his honor; and Laura Brown, in a 1949 Los Angeles suburb, who slowly begins to feel the constraints of a perfect family a... View more info

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The Hours

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202195

ISBN: 1841150347

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Event bookplate from Rochester Arts & Lectures inscribed and signed by author ('To Robert Gray with best wishes, Michael Cunningham') and laid in. Corners faintly pushed. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 229, [1] pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel that inspired the film of the same name. The Hours tells the story of three women: Virginia Woolf, beginning to write 'Mrs. Dalloway' as she recuperates in a London suburb wit... View more info

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Honey in the Horn

By: Davis, Harold L.

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2283481

Condition: Near Fine


1977 Full-Leather. 416 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, two-page color frontispiece. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1936. Set in Oregon in the early years of the twentieth century, H. L. Davis’s Honey in the Horn chronicles the struggles faced by homesteaders as they attempted to settle down and eke out subsistence from a still-wild land. With sly humor and keenly... View more info

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Neither Black Nor White: Slavery and Race Relations in Brazil and the United States

By: Degler, Carl N.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: The University of Wisconsin Press: 1986

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 1896628

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Highlighting on 26 pages, otherwise excellent. 1986 Trade Paperback. xxi, 302 pp. Carl Degler’s 1971 Pulitzer-Prize-winning study of comparative slavery in Brazil and the United States is reissued in the Wisconsin paperback edition, making it accessible for all students of American and Latin American history and sociology. Until Degler’s groundbreaking work, scholars were puzzled by the differing courses of slavery and race relations in the two countrie... View more info

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

By: Diamond, Jared

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1997

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2282792

ISBN: 0393038912

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1997 Hard Cover. 518 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Guns, Germs, and Steel is a brilliant work answering the question of why the peoples of certain continents succeeded in invading other continents and conquering or displacing their peoples. This edition includes a new chapter on Japan and all-new illustrations drawn from the television series. Until around 11,000 BC, all peoples were still Stone Age hunter/gatherers. At that ... View more info

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

By: Diaz, Junot

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2008

Seller ID: 2277164

ISBN: 1594483299

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. 339 pp. Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú—a curse that has haunted Oscar’s family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulatin... View more info

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Perennial Library / Harper & Row: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260984

ISBN: 0060915455

Condition: Good


Reprint. Stain along bottom margin. 1988 Trade Paperback. 271 pp. Her personal narrative highlights one year's exploration on foot in the Virginia region through which Tinker Creek runs. View more info

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Mornings Like This: Found Poems

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270661

ISBN: 0060171553

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, [4], 75, [7] pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. The author offers a new approach to poetry by going through old nonfiction books, finding passages that amuse or interest her, and rearranging them into poems that range from funny to serious to reflective. View more info

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Holy the Firm

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270663

ISBN: 0060105283

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Binding weaken between pages 12 and 13, otherwise an excellent copy. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 76, [4] pp. 8vo. A short work by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. In 1975 Annie Dillard took up residence on an island in Puget Sound in a wooded room furnished with one enormous window, one cat, one spider and one person. For the next two yea... View more info

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For the Time Being

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270664

ISBN: 0375403809

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition, after the Easton Press edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine base lightly pushed. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [1], 205, [5] pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Following a novel, a memoir, and a book of poems, Annie Dillard returns to a form of nonfiction she has made her own--now, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of the Pulitze... View more info

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Encounters with Chinese Writers

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270666

ISBN: 0819551309

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on title page ('Merry Christmas, Annie Dillard'). Top page edge lightly foxed. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [x], 106, [4] pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. The author describes her experiences as part of a group of American writers meeting with Chinese authors in China and the United States. View more info

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Perennial Library / Harper & Row: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2287997

ISBN: 0060912790

Condition: Good


First printing. Small chip along top corner of front wrapper, bottom corner of front wrapper creased, spine creased, pages lightly toned. 1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 271 pp. Her personal narrative highlights one year's exploration on foot in the Virginia region through which Tinker Creek runs.An exhilarating meditation on nature and its seasons—a personal narrative highlighting one year's exploration on foot in the author's own n... View more info

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All the Light We Cannot See

By: Doerr, Anthony

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Scribner: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2279785

ISBN: 1476746583

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Ink name and date on front flyleaf, minor wear to corners, boards lightly soiled. 2014 Hard Cover. 531, [1] pp. 8vo. Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. View more info

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Lincoln

By: Donald, David Herbert

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2132447

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in very good jacket. Light 1 inch stain to jacket spine head. 1995 Hard Cover. 714 pp. 8vo. Pulitzer Prize winner. Several pages of photographs. Lincoln Prize winner. David Herbert Donald's Lincoln is a stunningly original portrait of Lincoln's life and presidency. Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln's gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever- expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a co... View more info

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American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200200

ISBN: 0307276457

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Spine creased. 2008 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 283 pp. From the prizewinning author of the best-selling Founding Brothers and American Sphinx, a masterly and highly ironic examination of the founding years of our country. The last quarter of the eighteenth century remains the most politically creative era in American history, when a dedicated and determined group of men undertook a bold experiment in political ideals.... View more info

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Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268604

ISBN: 0393311333

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 277 pp. A fresh look at this astute, likably quirky statesman, by the author of the Pulitzer Award-winning Founding Brothers and the National Book Award winning American Sphinx. The most lovable and most laughable, the warmest and possibly the wisest of the founding fathers, John Adams knew himself as few men do and preserved his knowledge in a voluminous correspondence that still r... View more info

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273274

ISBN: 0375405445

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Minor pencil underlining in text, related articles laid in. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 287 pp. An illuminating study of the intertwined lives of the founders of the American republic--John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington. During the 1790s, which Ellis calls the most decisive decade in our nation's history, the greatest statesmen of their gener... View more info

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Middlesex

By: Eugenides, Jeffrey

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Picador: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263590

ISBN: 0312991738

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Spine faintly creased. 2003 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 596 pp. I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974. And so begins Middlesex, the mesmerizing saga of a near-mythic Greek American family and the roller-coaster ride of a single gene through time. The odd but utterly ... View more info

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Middlesex

By: Eugenides, Jeffrey

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287500

ISBN: 0374199698

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint spot on page base. 2002 Hard Cover. 596 pp. 8vo. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2003. I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974. And so begins Middlesex, the mesmerizing saga of a near-mythic Greek American family and the roller-coaster ride of a single gene through time. The odd but ut... View more info

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The Faulkner Reader: Selections from the Works of William Faulkner - The Sound and the Fury (Complete); Selections from Other Novels; Three Novellas; Nine Stories; The Nobel Prize Address, Etc. (Modern Library Giant G82)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Random House: 1954

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2265378

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Lightly rubbed. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 682, [2] pp. 8vo. A selection of works by William Faulkner collected in one volume. CONTENTS: Nobel Prize Address, The Sound and the Fury, The Bear (Go Down, Moses), Old Man (The Wild Palms), Spotted Horses (The Hamlet), A Rose for Emily, Barn Burning, Dry September, That Evening Sun, Turnabout, Shingles for the Lord, A Justice, Wash, An Odor of Verbena (The Unvanqu... View more info

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Collected Stories of William Faulkner

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Vintage Books / Random House: 1977

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2271322

ISBN: 0394722574

Condition: Very Good


7th printing. Pages lightly toned. 1977 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 900, [20] pp. Forty-two stories make up this magisterial collection by the writer who stands at the pinnacle of modern American fiction. Compressing an epic expanse of vision into hard and wounding narratives, Faulkner’s stories evoke the intimate textures of place, the deep strata of history and legend, and all the fear, brutality, and tenderness of the human conditi... View more info

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Sanctuary (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books No. 61)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1932

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2278775

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition, and the first appearance in print of Faulkner's new introduction (Toledano 061.2). Includes original jacket and onion skin jacket. Onion skin jacket toned with 1 inch internal chip on front panel and a few other smaller chips, hinges just beginning to weaken. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 380, [6] pp. Jacket designed by Burch. A powerful novel examining the nature of evil, informed by the works of T. S. E... View more info

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The Reivers: A Reminiscence

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2280907

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition (following the limited edition released the same year), with 'first printing' state on copyright page, no book club indicators, and red top stain indicating a trade edition. Lacks jacket. Endpapers very faintly foxed, minimal scuff to bottom corner, otherwise an excellent copy. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305, [7] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles. One of Faulkner’s comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque tha... View more info

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The Reivers: A Reminiscence

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Random House: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2283617

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition (following the limited edition released the same year), with 'first printing' state on copyright page, no book club indicators, and red top stain indicating a trade edition. Includes first state jacket (6/62 on flap). Jacket price clipped, 1/2 inch closed tear on jacket spine head, jacket spine a bit faded. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305, [7] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles. One of Faulkner’s comic masterpieces, T... View more info

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Lord of the Mohawks: A Biography of Sir William Johnson

By: Flexner, James Thomas

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2274987

ISBN: 0316286095

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. One inch closed jacket tear and associated one inch crease (tear mended on reverse). 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 400 pp. 8vo. In Lord of the Mohawks, James Thomas Flexner, winner of the National Book Award and the rarely awarded Special Pulitzer Prize has restored to life the most influential frontiersman our nation has ever known. Sir William Johnson, an Irish immigrant became through his own efforts a British b... View more info

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The Collected Poems of Robert Frost, 1939

By: Frost, Robert

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: New York: Henry Holt and Company: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2097605

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint (1945). Minor pencil underlining and marginalia to a few pages only, ink name & date on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 436 pp. An anthology of poetry by the American author known for Mending Wall, The Road Not Taken, and other poems focusing on rural settings. Frost won four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry, and was also awarded the Congressional Gold Medal for his works. Includes woodcut illustration on title page, and photographic... View more info