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Mulliner Nights

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1975

Seller ID: 2206951

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1975 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Mr. Mulliner is the genial Scheherazade of the Anglers’ Rest, a bucolic English pub. Each evening, sipping his Scotch and lemon, Mr. Mulliner tells of an adventure that once befell a nephew, a cousin’s son, or some other un-stuffy younger relative. Mr. Mulliner’s narratives showcase Wodehouse’s particular genius for fetching whimsy and eccenric shenanigans. View more info

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The Code of the Woosters

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1975

Seller ID: 2206953

Condition: Very Good


Faint crease to spine. 1975 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. P.G.Wodehouse's best-loved creation by far is the master-servant team of Bertie Wooster, the likable nitwit, and Jeeves, his effortlessly superior valet and protector. This unlikely duo is as famous as Holmes and Watson, Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, and Tracy and Hepburn, but they have their own very special inimitable charm. According to Walter Clemons, Newsweek, They are at their best in The Code of the Woosters, in which Bertie is rescued from his bumbling escapades time and time again by that ... View more info

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Jeeves in the Morning

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Perennial Library: 1983

Seller ID: 2206954

Condition: Very Good


Light creasing to spine. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Bertie desperately wants to avoid the rural town of Steeple Bumpleigh, where his fearsome Aunt Agatha and her husband Lord Worplesdon (Uncle Percy) live, along with Bertie’s ex-fiancée Florence Cray and her troubled younger brother. Nonetheless, Jeeves talks Bertie into visiting his Uncle Percy and mayhem ensues: Florence’s younger brother accidentally sets fire to the cottage where Bertie is to stay, but Uncle Percy accuses Bertie of arson. Florence is now betrothed to Stilton Cheesewright,... View more info

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Doctor Sally

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1934

Seller ID: 2207254

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly cocked, page ridges faintly foxed.Jacket edges lightly rubbed, front jacket flap creased, sticker to rear jacket flap. 1934 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 155 pp. The tale of golf expert Dr. Sally Smith, and of golf addict Bill Bannister, who loves her.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE (15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975) was an English writer of humour whose body of work includes novels, collections of short stories, and musical theatre. Wodehouse enjoyed enormous popular success during a career of more than seventy years and his... View more info

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P.G. Wodehouse: Five Complete Novels: The Return of Jeeves; Bertie Wooster Sees It Through; Spring Fever; The Butlet Did It; The Old Reliable

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Avenel Books: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2263382

ISBN: 0517405385

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 682 pp. 8vo. A collection of five novels in one volume, including: The Return of Jeeves; Bertie Wooster Sees It Through; Spring Fever; The Butlet Did It; The Old Reliable. View more info

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Jeeves, Jeeves, Jeeves: How Right You Are, Jeeves; Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves; Jeeves and the Tie That Binds

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Avon: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2280963

ISBN: 0380006278

Condition: Good


1st printing. Spine creased, corners lightly creased, 1 tear to upper spine, edge wear. 1976 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Wodehouse's lovable duo Jeeves and Wooster appear in this collection of three novels. Includes: How Right You Are, Jeeves; Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves; Jeeves and the Tie That Binds. View more info

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Mulliner Nights

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1933

Seller ID: 2205831

Condition: Near Fine


Lacks jacket. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 312 pp. Written by comic genius P.G. Wodehouse, Mulliner Nights is a series of stories about the inimitable Mr. Mulliner, who narrates all nine stories contained in the book, telling tall tales of his diverse family.KEYWORDS: PG P G WODEHOUSE MULLINER NIGHTS LITERATURE SHORT STORIES View more info

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The Intrusion of Jimmy

By: Wodehouse, P.G. [Pelham Grenville]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: W.J. Watt & Company Publishers: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202979

Condition: Good


First American edition. Edges rubbed with superficial split to cloth on rear board along spine, front hinge loosening. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 314 pp. 8vo. A novel by the British humorist who created the characters Psmith and Jeeves, and whose work appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, and Collier. A number of his works were adapted to stage and screen. Includes color cameo illustration on front board and color frontispiece. View more info

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Golf Without Tears [Published in the U.K. as The Clicking of Cuthbert]

By: Wodehouse, P.G. [Pelham Grenville]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195725

Condition: Good


First American edition. Hinges starting, evidence of previous repair to spine, ink name & date on front flyleaf. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 330 pp. 8vo. Golf and love—the two primal obsessions.P. G. Wodehouse displays his most uproarious storytelling and never-ending jollity in these tales of lovers on the links.—Cuthbert Banks, champion golfer, wins the heart of his beloved Adeline, who won't give him the time of day until a visiting Russian author ignores everyone to fawn over Cuthbert's golfing prowess.—One man loses his fiance when he discover... View more info

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Three Men and a Maid [The Girl on the Boat]

By: Wodehouse, P.G. [Pelham Grenville]

Price: $950.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1922

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2205265

Condition: Good


Includes scarce jacket. Mottled discoloration of boards, 1 inch chip from jacket base and minimal loss from corners, small sticker removal mark and faint nickel sized stain on front panel, ink date on front endpaper. 1922 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 304, [13] pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular British humorist best known for his characters Jeeves and Psmith. This title was originally published as The Girl on the Boat in the U.K., and the title was changed for the U.S. release.KEYWORDS: LITERATURE FICTION P.G. WODEHOUSE HUMOR View more info

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Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life

By: Wolfe, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: First Editions Library / Collectors Reprints, Inc.: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269870

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Faintly rubbed. 1957 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 626, [4] pp. 8vo. Facsimile edition of the Scribner original. Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life is a 1929 novel by Thomas Wolfe. It is Wolfe's first novel, and is considered a highly autobiographical American Bildungsroman. The character of Eugene Gant is generally believed to be a depiction of Wolfe himself. The novel covers the span of time from Gant's birth to the age of 19. The setting is the fictional town and state of Altamont, Catawba, which is considered to be a not-so-subtle mirror of his hometown... View more info

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Back to Blood

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200826

ISBN: 0316036315

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 704 pp. 8vo. A big, panoramic story of the new America, as told by our master chronicler of the way we live now. As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay-with officer Nestor Camacho on board-Tom Wolfe is off and running. Into the feverous landscape of the city, he introduces the Cuban mayor, the black police chief, a wanna-go-muckraking young journalist and his Yale-marinated editor; an Anglo sex-addiction psychiatrist and his Latina nurse by day, loin lock by night-until lately, the love of Nestor's ... View more info

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I Am Charlotte Simmons

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Picador / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2004

Seller ID: 2198080

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. 2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 738 pp. Tom Wolfe, the master social novelist of our time, the spot-on chronicler of all things contemporary and cultural, presents a sensational new novel about life, love, and learning -- or the lack of it -- amid today's American colleges. Our story unfolds at fictional Dupont University: those Olympian halls of scholarship housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns suffused with tradition... Or so it appears to beautiful, brilliant Charlotte Simmons, a sheltered f... View more info

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The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Noonday: 1965

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2199051

Condition: Good


3rd printing. Small stain to rear wrapper. 1965 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The book is named for one of the stories in the collection that was originally published in Esquire magazine in 1963 under the title 'There Goes (Varoom! Varoom!) That Kandy-Kolored (Thphhhhhh!) Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby (Rahghhh!) Around the Bend (Brummmmmmmmmmmmmmm)...' Wolfe's essay for Esquire and this, his first book, are frequently heralded as early examples of New Journalism. View more info

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Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1976

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2199209

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Light rubbing to wrappers. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. When are the 1970s going to begin? ran the joke during the Presidential campaign of 1976. With his own patented combination of serious journalism and dazzling comedy, Tom Wolfe met the question head-on in these rollicking essays -- and even provided the 1970s with its name: The Me Decade. View more info

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The Bonfire of the Vanities

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270189

ISBN: 0374115370

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top page ridge very faintly foxed, minor scuffing to the silver jacket which is notoriously imperfect in this way. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvii, [1], 659, [1] pp. The Bonfire of the Vanities is a 1987 novel by Tom Wolfe. The story is a drama about ambition, racism, social class, politics, and greed in 1980s New York City and centers on four main characters: WASP bond trader Sherman McCoy, Jewish assistant district attorney Larry Kramer, British expatriate journalist Peter Fallow and black activist Reverend Reginald Bacon. The novel was ori... View more info

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I Am Charlotte Simmons

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273045

ISBN: 0002005913

Condition: Very Good


First Canadian edition. A bit smoky. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 676 pp. Tom Wolfe, the master social novelist of our time, the spot-on chronicler of all things contemporary and cultural, presents a sensational new novel about life, love, and learning -- or the lack of it -- amid today's American colleges. Our story unfolds at fictional Dupont University: those Olympian halls of scholarship housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns suffused with tradition... Or so it appears to beautiful, brilliant Charlotte Simmons, ... View more info

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The Bonfire of the Vanities

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274099

ISBN: 0374115370

Condition: Good


First edition. Page ridges foxed, jacket flaps toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvii, [1], 659, [1] pp. The Bonfire of the Vanities is a 1987 novel by Tom Wolfe. The story is a drama about ambition, racism, social class, politics, and greed in 1980s New York City and centers on four main characters: WASP bond trader Sherman McCoy, Jewish assistant district attorney Larry Kramer, British expatriate journalist Peter Fallow and black activist Reverend Reginald Bacon. The novel was originally conceived as a serial in the style of Charles Dickens' writings; it ... View more info

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I Am Charlotte Simmons

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281551

ISBN: 0374281580

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Slightly smoky, top page ridge very faintly foxed. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 676 pp. 8vo. Tom Wolfe, the master social novelist of our time, the spot-on chronicler of all things contemporary and cultural, presents a sensational new novel about life, love, and learning -- or the lack of it -- amid today's American colleges. Our story unfolds at fictional Dupont University: those Olympian halls of scholarship housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns s... View more info

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The Pump House Gang

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1969

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2286802

ISBN: 0553047167

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Spine creased. 1969 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 244 pp. A collection of essays and journalism by Tom Wolfe. The stories in the book explored various aspects of the counterculture of the 1960s. The most famous story in the collection, from which the book takes its name, is about Jack MacPherson and his gang of surfers that frequented a sewage pump house at Windansea. View more info

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Emily Dickinson (Radcliffe Biography Series)

By: Wolff, Cynthia Griffin; Lewis, R.W.B.; Horner, Matina S.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Merloyd Lawrence / Perseus Books: 1988

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2285042

ISBN: 020116809X

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. 1988 Trade Paperback. xx, 635, [1] pp. Foreword by R.W.B. Lewis, series introduction by Matina S. Horner. This is a dense, extended study of Dickinson's life and poetry, the first attempting this perilous joining since Thomas Johnson's Emily Dickinson (1955). Wolff, expanding on Tate (New England Culture and Emily Dickinson, 1932), deflects the peril by positing that the passion in the poetry arises from Dickinson's lifelong wrestling with an abandoning, vengeful God. This single perspective illuminates poetry Christian in idea or imagery but convolutes when applied to nonfaith p... View more info

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The Dublin Review Number 455: 116th Year, First Quarter, 1952

By: Woodruff, Douglas; Menczer, Bela; Joost, Nicholas; Borras, F.M.; Braybrooke, Neville

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Burns Oates: 1952

Seller ID: 1531543

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1952 Trade Paperback. 94 pp. CONTENTS: The Early Writings of Lord Acton - Douglas Woodruff; Strindbeg - Bela Menczer; Poetry and Belief - Nicholas Joost; Trends in the Post-War Soviet Novel - F.M. Borras; Graham Greene and the Double Man - Neville Braybrooke. The Dublin Review was an influential Catholic periodical founded in 1836 by Michael Joseph Quin, Cardinal Wiseman and Daniel O'Connell. Quin had the original idea for the new journal, soon persuading Wiseman to lend his support, and next enlisting O'Connell whose Catholic Emancipation campaign he admired. Quin edited the f... View more info

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Willa Cather: A Pictorial Memoir

By: Woods, Lucia; Slote, Bernice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska: 1973

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276123

ISBN: 0803208286

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by Bernice Slote and Mildred Rhoads Bennett (to whom the book is dedicated). Light edge wear. 1973 Hard Cover. In a beautiful volume commemorating the centenary of Willa Cather's birth, December 7, 1873, the life of this classic American novelist and aspects of her best-loved novels and stories are portrayed in more than 160 illustrations, 27 in color. The photographs by Lucia Woods were specially commissioned for this book, which also includes many hitherto unpublished family pictures and snapshots as well as archival materials from the Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial. View more info

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Henry James: The Major Novels (British and Irish Authors)

By: Woolf, Judith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206533

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, sticker to rear board. Near fine. 1991 Hard Cover. 163 pp. Judith Woolf's elegantly written book introduces school and university students, as well as the interested general reader, to the major novels of Henry James (1843-1916), the American writer who became a great European novelist and died a naturalised Englishman. The principal novels in which James explored his central theme, the betrayal of innocence, are discussed in a lucid way which offers fresh intrepretations and communicates to the non-specialist reader the excitement rather than the difficulty of readin... View more info

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The London Scene

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Snowbooks: 1988

Seller ID: 2202413

ISBN: 095457592X

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Light general wear to jacket. 1988 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 95 pp. The London Scene is a collection of essays written by one of London's most acclaimed writers. Virginia Woolf was born and lived much of her life in the city, using it as the backdrop for many of her works. She was a fervent walker and her keen eye keeps pace as she strides across the city that she loved above all others. The London Scene begins in the docks of the east and flows against the Thames tide westwards, following the commercial pulse of the city from the disembar... View more info

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To the Lighthouse

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 1989

Seller ID: 2207178

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The serene and maternal Mrs. Ramsay, the tragic yet absurd Mr. Ramsay, and their children and assorted guests are on holiday on the Isle of Skye. From the seemingly trivial postponement of a visit to a nearby lighthouse, Woolf constructs a remarkable, moving examination of the complex tensions and allegiances of family life and the conflict between men and women. View more info

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Mrs. Dalloway

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 1990

Seller ID: 2207179

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In Mrs. Dalloway, the novel on which the movie The Hours was based, Virginia Woolf details Clarissa Dalloway’s preparations for a party of which she is to be hostess, exploring the hidden springs of thought and action in one day of a woman’s life. View more info

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Orlando: A Biography

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1992

Seller ID: 2279070

ISBN: 015670160X

Condition: Very Good


Movie tie-in edition. Sticker remnant. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. As his tale begins, Orlando is a passionate young nobleman whose days are spent in rowdy revelry, filled with the colorful delights of Queen Elizabeth's court. By the close, he will have transformed into a modern, thirty-six-year-old woman and three centuries will have passed. Orlando will witness the making of history from its edge, dressing in the flamboyant fashions of each day, following passing customs, and socializing with celebrated artists and writers. Orlando's journey will also ... View more info

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The Waves (Penguin Modern Classics)

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1964

Seller ID: 2292817

Condition: Good


Faint toning. 1964 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A study of six childhood friends as they grow into very different adults. View more info

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Between the Acts

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ace Books: 1961

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2292818

Condition: Good


1st printing. Faint toning. 1961 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Virginia Woolf's last and finest novel, a rich and rewarding story of human characters and motives. View more info