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Cannery Row

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1945

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2199022

Condition: Good


1945 4th printing, includes wartime statement on copyright page. Lacks jacket. Boards a bit soiled, ink name on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 181 pp. 8vo. Yellow cloth boards. Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America's greatest writers and cultural figures. Cannery Row is his study of American life in Monterey, California. View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200387

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state. Minor damage to bottom corner, jacket edges rubbed. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed. View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Sun Dial Press, New York: 1943

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2184582

Condition: Very Good


First photoplay edition. Jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from corners, ink name on top of first text page.Good. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Film stills on jacket, plates of scenes from motin picture throughout text. A novel focusing on the occupation of a small town during World War II, which inspired a film of the same name the following year. Written with a purpose to motivate resistance movements in occupied countr... View more info

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To a God Unknown

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1943

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2184607

Condition: Very Good


First printing of World's Tower Books reissue. Rochester Typographical Union Lending Library sticker and checkout list on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss and tears to corners.Good. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 247 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men, in which a New England farmer moves to California to make a better life. One of Steinbeck's scarcer titles. View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath & Other Writings 1936-1941: The Long Valley; The Grapes of Wrath; The Log from the Sea of Cortez; The Harvest Gypsies

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270181

ISBN: 1883011159

Condition: Near Fine


7th printing. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1067 pp. The second volume in The Library of America’s authoritative edition of John Steinbeck features his acknowledged masterpiece, The Grapes of Wrath. Written in an incredibly compressed five-month period, the novel had an electrifying impact upon publication in 1939, unleashing a political storm with its vision of America’s dispossessed struggling for surv... View more info

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Novels and Stories, 1932-1937: The Pastures of Heaven; To a God Unknown; Tortilla Flat; In Dubious Battle; Of Mice and Men (The Library of America 72)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1994

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270182

ISBN: 1883011019

Condition: Near Fine


7th printing. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 909 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of novels by the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning American author best known for The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, and Of Mice and Men. Chronology and notes following text. Includes: The Pastures of Heaven; To a God Unknown; Tortilla Flat; In Dubious Battle; Of Mice and M... View more info

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Novels and Stories, 1942-1952: The Moon is Down; Cannery Row; The Pearl; East of Eden (The Library of America 132)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2001

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270183

ISBN: 1931082073

Condition: Near Fine


6th printing. Includes publisher's slipcase. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 983 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of novels by the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning American author best known for The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, and Of Mice and Men. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works of Ameri... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2272838

Condition: Very Good


9th printing. Lacks jacket. Spine toned, two small spots on front board. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 473, [1] pp. 8vo. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles t... View more info

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Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional References to History (Armed Services Edition 750)

By: Steinbeck, John; Gannett, Lewis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Armed Services, Inc. / The Council on Books in Wartime: 1936

Seller ID: 2206843

Condition: Good


A few creases on front wrapper along spine, edges rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1936 Soft Cover. 285, [1] pp. Oblong, printed wrappers. A reissue of Steinbeck's first novel, released for distribution to members of the United States Armed Services during World War II. Cup of Gold: A life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History (1929) was John Steinbeck's first novel, a work of historical fiction based loosely on the life and death of privateer ... View more info

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The Short Novels of John Steinbeck: Tortilla Flat; The Red Pony; Of Mice and Men; The Moon is Down; Cannery Row; The Pearl

By: Steinbeck, John; Jackson, Joseph Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1953

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2266871

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Front hinge just starting, jacket edges rubbed. 1953 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 527, [1] pp. 8vo. A collection of short novels by the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Pulitzer Prize, with an introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson written specially for this publication. Includes: Tortilla Flat; The Red Pony; Of Mice and Men; The Moon is Down; Cannery Row; The Pearl. View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John; Weisberger, Bernard A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276031

ISBN: 0895773872

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Publisher's insert laid in. 1991 Hard Cover. 445, [1] pp. 8vo. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult... View more info

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Of Mice and Men (Collector's Edition)

By: Steinbeck, John; Winterich, John T. - introduction

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2272194

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed, endpaper edges a bit faded. 1977 Full-Leather. 164, [4] pp. 11 x 8. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Fletcher Martin, introduction by John T. Winterich. Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the G... View more info

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The Story of Aida

By: Stevenson, Florence; Verdi, Giuseppi

Price: $12.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2151985

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor wear to corners, page ridges lightly foxed, bottom corner of front jacket flap clipped. 1965 Hard Cover. 61, [3] pp. Giuseppi Verdi's famous opera, adapted for juvenile readers and illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Art in 1950. View more info

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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

By: Stiles, T.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2010

Seller ID: 2207857

ISBN: 1400031745

Condition: Near Fine


Wrapper edges lightly bumped. 2010 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 719 pp. In this groundbreaking biography, T.J. Stiles tells the dramatic story of Cornelius “Commodore” Vanderbilt, the combative man and American icon who, through his genius and force of will, did more than perhaps any other individual to create modern capitalism. Meticulously researched and elegantly written, The First Tycoon describes an improbable life, from... View more info

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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

By: Stiles, T.J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2009

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2271256

ISBN: 0375415424

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. Rear jacket panel lightly soiled, minimal wear to corners. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 719, [1] pp. 8vo. In this groundbreaking biography, T.J. Stiles tells the dramatic story of Cornelius “Commodore” Vanderbilt, the combative man and American icon who, through his genius and force of will, did more than perhaps any other individual to create modern capitalism. Meticulously researched and elegantly written, The ... View more info

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The Store (The Vaiden Trilogy Book 2)

By: Stribling, T.S. [Thomas Sigismund]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202748

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition. Signed by author on slip affixed to front flyleaf. 1/4 inch ink mark on spine, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1977 Full-Leather. 512 pp. Limited edition genuine maroon leather hardcover binding with 22 karat gold design on spine and covers, four raised spine bands, gilt page ridges, decorative textured linen endpapers, cream ribbon marker. Charcoal illustrations by Howard Rogers. The Store is a 1932 novel by Thomas Sigismund Stribling. It won the Pulitze... View more info

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The Confessions of Nat Turner: A Novel

By: Styron, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270650

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page edges a bit foxed. 1967 Hard Cover. xvi, 428 pp. 8vo. 1967 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by U.S. writer William Styron presented as a first-person narrative by historical figure Nat Turner, based on the slave revolt in Virginia in 1831. View more info

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First Blood: The Story of Fort Sumter

By: Swanberg, W.A.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Meridian: 1992

Seller ID: 2207243

Condition: Good


Remainder mark, page ridges faintly foxed, pages lightly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. viii, 373 pp. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Luce and His Empire examines in detail the events that exploded into the Civil War, under the eyes of festive picknickers who lined Charleston's shore to cheer the rebel gunners shelling the hated fort and its Federal defenders. First Blood is historical writing at its finest.Keywords: CIVIL WAR AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY HISTORY AMERICA... View more info

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The Goldfinch

By: Tartt, Donna

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 2013

Seller ID: 2265006

ISBN: 0316055433

Condition: Near Fine


Faint small smudge on front board. 2013 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 771 pp. Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don't know how to talk to him, and tormented above all by his longing for his mother, he clings to the one thing tha... View more info

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A Summons to Memphis

By: Taylor, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276301

ISBN: 0394410629

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Remnant of Strand sticker on front endpaper, crease along top jacket edge. 1986 Hard Cover. 231 pp. One of the most celebrated novels of its time, the Pulitzer Prize winner A Summons to Memphis introduces the Carver family, natives of Nashville, residents, with the exception of Phillip, of Memphis, Tennessee. During the twilight of a Sunday afternoon in March, New York book editor Phillip Carver receives an urgent phone call from each of his older, unmarri... View more info

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The First Salute

By: Tuchman, Barbara W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2086110

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 347 pp. 8vo. A narrative history of the tumultuous years of the American War of Independence, using the salute of the St Eustatius as the starting point in an examination of the rivalries that determined Europe's crucial role in the American struggle. Tuchman's trademarks are here: trenchant observations and an exciting climax, in this case when Washington and Corwallis meet at Yorktown. View more info

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Anne Tyler 17-Volume Collection of Signed First Editions, with Correspondence: The Clock Winder; Celestial Navigation; Searching for Caleb; Earthly Possessions; Morgan's Passing; Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant; The Accidental Tourist; Breathing Lessons; Saint Maybe; Your Place is Empty; Tumble Tower; Ladder of Years; A Patchwork Planet; Back When We Were Grownups; The Amateur Marriage; Timothy Tugbottom Says No!; Digging to America

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf / G.P. Putnam's Sons / William B. Ewert / Orchard Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196140

Condition: Near Fine


First editions. Each (except Digging to America) signed without inscription by author on title page. The Clock Winder: board edges a bit faded, two tiny spots on top page ridge. Back When We Were Grownups includes publisher's newsletter (laid in).Your Place is Empty: 2 inch tear to base of glassine jacket spine. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An impressive collection of novels by the Pulitzer Prize winning author, comprising all published ... View more info

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A Spool of Blue Thread: A Novel

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2199572

ISBN: 1101874279

Condition: Near Fine


7th printing. 2015 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 357, [1] pp. Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. “It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon. . . . ” This is how Abby Whitshank always describes the day she fell in love with Red in July 1959. The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate an indefinable kind of specialness, but like all families, their sto... View more info

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Rabbit at Rest

By: Updike, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276061

ISBN: 0394588150

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition. Faint crease along front jacket edge, otherwise an excellent copy. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 512 pp. 8vo. Updike's fourth and final Rabbit novel, which won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1991 - the second in the series to do so. View more info

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Anything We Love Can Be Saved: A Writer's Activism

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197292

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxv, 225 pp. 8vo. America's beloved author of The Color Purple writes here about her life as an activist, in a book rich in belief in the world as savable, if only we will act on our beliefs. Here are a superb writer's thoughts on politics, culture, feminism, race, religion, raising a daughter, writing and living. View more info

Possessing the Secret of Joy

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1523741

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Bright copy.Near Fine. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 286 pp. 9 1/2 x 5 1/2. A book focusing on the atrocities of female genital mutilation in Africa, by the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning The Color Purple. View more info

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By the Light of My Father's Smile: A Novel

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536384

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Minor ink marks on front endpaper.Near Fine. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 222 pp. A family from the United States goes to the remote Sierras in Mexico--the writer-to-be, Susannah; her sister, Magdalena; her father and mother. And there, amid an endangered band of mixed-race Blacks and Indians called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them more than they could ever dream. Moving ba... View more info

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In Love & Trouble: Stories of Black Women

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196020

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page.White portions of jacket very faintly toned. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 138 pp. 8vo. A collection of thirteen short stories exploring the hardships of life as an African American woman in the South. Admirers of The Color Purple will find in these stories more evidence of Walker's power to depict black women-women who vary greatly in background yet are bound together... View more info

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You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: Stories

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196021

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine foot faintly pushed. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 167 pp. 8vo. A collection of fourteen short stories by the author who later became a household name with the publication of The Color Purple.Keywords: ALICE WALKER YOU CANT KEEP GOOD WOMAN DOWN SHORT STORIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION LITERATURE PULITZER PRIZE WINNER View more info

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By the Light of My Father's Smile: A Novel

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197287

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 222 pp. 8vo. A family from the United States goes to the remote Sierras in Mexico--the writer-to-be, Susannah; her sister, Magdalena; her father and mother.  And there, amid an endangered band of mixed-race Blacks and Indians called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them more than they could ever dream.  Moving back and ... View more info