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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 ... 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 ... View more info

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Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

By: Wolf, Maryanne

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273572

ISBN: 0060186399

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark on page base, bookplate on half-title page. 2007 Hard Cover. xi, 308 pp. The act of reading is a miracle. Every new reader's brain possesses the extraordinary capacity to rearrange itself beyond its original abilities in order to understand written symbols. But how does the brain learn to read? As world-renowned cognitive neuroscientist and scholar of reading Maryanne Wolf explains in this impassioned book, we taught our brain to read only a... 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 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 sp... 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 ed... 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 ... 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 at... 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 rose... 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 ac... 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... 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 unpub... 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 o... 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 th... 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 fashi... View more info

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Mrs. Dalloway

By: Woolf, Virginia; Howard, Maureen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264554

ISBN: 0156628708

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly cocked, pages faintly toned. 1990 Trade Paperback. xiv, 197 pp. 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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Woollcott's Second Reader

By: Woollcott, Alexander; Nai-An, Shih; Wharton, Edith; Eckstein, Gustav; Beerbohm, Max; Lawrence, D.H.; Cather, Willa; Maugham, Somerset W.; Pottle, Frederick A.; Grahame, Kenneth; Austin, William; Halper, Albert; Parker, Dorothy; Hemingway, Ernest...

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200865

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in fair jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners, jacket spine stained. 1937 Hard Cover. x, 1056 pp. 8vo. Contributions by twenty-one authors, including eight complete books, four essays, a ghost story, a mystery, a study in murder, a biography, six unusual short stories, and nineteen original pieces by Alexander Woollcott. CONTENTS: Foreword; Preface to 'All Men are Brothers'; Lady's Maid's Bell; Joe; A Christmas Garland; Portrai... View more info

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Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth

By: Wordsworth, Dorothy

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 1529519

Condition: Very Good


Lightly toned. 1971 Trade Paperback. Wordsworth's 'exquisite sister', as Coleridge described her, was not only the cherish'd companion of the two poets, but also a writer who possessed a genuine poetic imagination in her own right. The journals she kept at Alfoxden, in 1798, where her brother and Coleridge were composing the Lyrical Ballads and at Grasmere from 1800 to 1803, when she and Wordsworth were living at Dove Cottage are printed here for the first time as Doroth... View more info

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The Prelude, or Growth of a Poet's Mind; Edited from the Manuscripts with Introduction, Textual and Critical Notes

By: Wordsworth, William; De Selincourt, Ernest (Editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1977622

Condition: Very Good


1950 reissue of 1926 original. Includes original jacket. Ink name on front endpaper, minor tears and chips to top jacket edge and corners, jacket lightly toned (mostly spine), jacket price clipped.Very Good. We have more books available by this author!. lxii, 614 pp. 8vo. The Prelude; or, Growth of a Poet's Mind is an autobiographical, 'philosophical' poem in blank verse by the English poet William Wordsworth. Wordsworth wrote the first version of the poem when he was 28... View more info

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Beckett, the Shape Changer: A Symposium

By: Worth, Katharine (Editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1975

Seller ID: 1526029

Condition: Very Good


Jacket flap corner clipped.Very Good. 1975 Hard Cover. 227 pp. CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction - Katharine Worth; 2. The Satiric Shape of Watt - John Chalker; 3. The labours of poetical excavation - Charles Peake; 4. Assumption to Lessness: Beckett's shorter fiction - Brian Finney; 5. Innovation and continuity in How It Is - Victor Sage; 6. The dubious consolations in Beckett's fiction: art, love, and nature - Barbara Handy; 7. Bilingual playwright - Harry Coc... View more info

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The Outsider

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HarperPerennial: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2198298

ISBN: 0060812486

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1993 Mass Market Paperback. xxix, 629 pp. The restored text established by The Library of America.The Outsider is Richard Wright's compelling story of a black man's attempt to escape his past. View more info

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The Workers: An Experiment in Reality 2-Volume Set (The East & The West)

By: Wyckoff, Walter A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons: 1899

Seller ID: 2124305

Condition: Very Good


Edges a bit rubbed. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Vignettes of working class life on the East and West coasts of America. View more info

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The Workers: An Experiment in Reality (The West)

By: Wyckoff, Walter A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261512

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, ink and pencil notes on front endpapers. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 378 pp. CONTENTS: The Army of the Unemployed; Living by Odd Jobs; Finding Steady Work; A Hand-Truckman in a Factory; Among the Revolutionaries; A Road Builder on the World's Fair Grounds; From Chicago to Denver; From Denver to the Pacific. View more info

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The Workers: An Experiment in Reality 2-Volume Set (The East & The West)

By: Wyckoff, Walter A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons: 1899

Seller ID: 2275882

Condition: Good


Hinges weakening, front free endpaper of first volume absent, ink name and address on endpapers. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [5], 270, [2]; ix, [1], 378, [2] pp. 8vo. Vignettes of working class life on the East and West coasts of America. View more info

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About Town: The New Yorker and the World it Made

By: Yagoda, Ben

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2268466

ISBN: 0684816059

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2000 Hard Cover. 478 pp. The definitive history of one of America's most enduring and important cultural institutions. For more than seven decades, The New Yorker has been the embodiment of urban sophistication and literary accomplishment, the magazine where the best work of virtually every prose giant of the century first appeared. With all the authority and elegance such a subject demands, Yagoda tells the fascinating story of the tiny journ... View more info

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Revolutionary Road

By: Yates, Richard

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1961

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2207585

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Former library copy with usual marks. Previous owner attempted, clumsily, to remove the library mylar and lift the pasted-down jacket flaps from the endpapers - the result is two closed tears to the jacket panels (which we repaired on the reverse with Japanese tissue), and a ragged edge to the front jacket flap. The jacket is now protected under fresh mylar. Without the library marks, the book itself would be somewhere between very good and near fine. 1961 ... View more info

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The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats: The Irish Dramatic Movement, Volume VIII [8]

By: Yeats, W.B.; Fitzgerald, Mary; Finneran, Richard J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276817

ISBN: 0684807068

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2003 Hard Cover. xl, 310 pp. Gathers the preeminent poet's essays on drama and the movement that led to today's Irish theater, which were written between 1899 and 1919, in a collection that covers such topics as the Abbey Theatre, the plays of John Millington Synge, and the relationship between drama and nationalism. View more info