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The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279325

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1957 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Heristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin?s wife, Queen Marie, who ?might have taken her place at the bar of a very good restaurant?; his uncle, a man of dubious virtue; his glamo... View more info

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Tortilla Flat: Photoplay Edition

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Photoplay Edition

Seller ID: 2279326

Condition: Very Good


1942 photoplay edition. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 316, [1] pp. 8vo. Jacket features image of Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamar, and John Garfield, who starred in the 1942 motion picture adaptation. A novel by the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men. View more info

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Cannery Row

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1945

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2279345

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. No jacket, small green stain on rear board, water stain on top page ridge, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1945 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. 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. Cannery Row is a novel by American author John Steinbeck, published in 1945. It is set... View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279356

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Second state. No jacket, spine faintly toned. 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.The Moon Is Down, a novel by John Steinbeck fashioned for adaptation for the theatre and f... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279362

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Small ink scribble on front paste-down endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 473 pp. 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... View more info

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The Winter of Our Discontent

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279365

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few minor tears. Front endpaper missing. 1961 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 281 pp. 8vo. In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had “resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American.” Ethan Allen Hawley, the protagonist of the novel, works as ... View more info

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East of Eden

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sears Readers Club: 1952

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279371

Condition: Very Good


Large stain on front jacket panel, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Pencil name on front endpaper. 1952 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 602 pp. This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families--the Trasks and the Hamiltons--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel. A strange and original wo... View more info

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Of Mice and Men

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Covici Friede Publishers: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279733

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second state (correction to 'loosely' on page 9, no bullet on page 88, Saint Katy the Virgin appears in list of author's works opposite title page). Includes new facsimile jacket. Owner bookplate and small discolored mark on front endpaper, spine a bit toned. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 186, [6] pp. 8vo. They are an unlikely pair: George is small and quick and dark of face; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind o... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2282437

Condition: Fine


1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 424, [2] pp. 8vo. Bonded leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. 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 pros... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283484

Condition: Very Good


12th printing. Lacks jacket. Front hinge just starting, ink owner stamp on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 619, [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 interl... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Seller ID: 2285628

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge on spine, top edge faintly foxed. 1983 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 424 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. 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 m... 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 Grapes of Wrath (The Living Library L-5)

By: Steinbeck, John; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283612

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. 1 inch chip from front jacket corner, minor loss from other corners. 1947 Hard Cover. 468, [2] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Carl Van Doren, illustrations by John Groth. 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 inte... 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: $8.00

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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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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A Confederacy of Dunces

By: Toole, John Kennedy; Percy, Walker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 1980

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2285869

ISBN: 0807106577

Condition: Very Good


9th printing. Top edge faintly smudged, jacket price clipped. 1980 Hard Cover. vii, [5], 338 pp. 8vo. Foreword by Walker Percy. A Confederacy of Dunces is a picaresque novel written by John Kennedy Toole, published by LSU Press in 1980, 11 years after the author's suicide. The book was published through the efforts of writer Walker Percy (who also contributed a revealing foreword) and Toole's mother Thelma Toole, quickly becoming a cult classic, and later a mainstream su... 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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Breathing Lessons (The Franklin Library)

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2279749

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 327 pp. Green leather with gilt decorations and gilt page ridges. Golden-brown bookmark bound in, marbled endpapers. The story describes the joys and pains of the ordinary marriage of Ira and Maggie Moran as they travel from Baltimore to attend a funeral and back home again in one day. It also examines Maggie's attempts to reconcile her son and daughter-in-law. During the jo... 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