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Lovers of Their Time

By: Trevor, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Viking: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273064

ISBN: 037030134X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. A bit smoky, jacket price clipped. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 278, [2] pp. A collection of short stories by the Irish author whose fiction has won the Hawthornden Prize, the Royal Society of Literature Award, the Allied Irish Banks Prize for Literature, and the Whitbread Prize for Fiction. View more info

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After Rain: Stories

By: Trevor, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273066

ISBN: 0670870072

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 212, [6] pp. Twelve short stories about the revenge of love and indifference includes tales of a gay man's resentment of his parents, two children of divorce who mimic their parents, and the second wife of a blind piano tuner who distorts his memories of his first wife. View more info

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Miss Gomez and the Brethren

By: Trevor, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Viking: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273067

ISBN: 037001460X

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. 1/4 inch closed tear to rear jacket corner. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 291, [1] pp. First published by The Bodley Head in 1971, in which an inhabitant of the boarded-up wasteland of Crow Street in southwest London, Miss Gomez, is convinced that she has a mission in life: to prevent a sex crime shortly to be committed. View more info

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The Hill Bachelors

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273070

ISBN: 0670892564

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 244, [6] pp. William Trevor's new collection of stories is his first since the highly acclaimed AFTER RAIN. It contains a dozen new stories, mostly set in Ireland, that show Trevor at the height of his powers. With understatement and precision he writes about the lonely and the sad, about those that barely have control over their lives and those who have something to hide. In 'Three People' a f... View more info

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Felicia's Journey

By: Trevor, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274100

ISBN: 0670857459

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Tiny tear to bottom jacket corner. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 212, [6] pp. 8vo. Young and pregnant, Felicia leaves her Irish hometown to search for her boyfriend in the English Midlands, only to fall in with the obese, fiftyish Mr. Hilditch, in a chilling tale of psychological suspense. View more info

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Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 2197228

Condition: Near Fine


Faux leather reprint. 1982 Hard Cover. 533, [1] pp. 8vo. Crimson faux leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt. Illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Anthony Trollope was well aware that the seemingly parochial power struggles that determine the action of Barchester Towers -- struggles whose comic possibilities he exploits to hilarious effect -- actually went to the heart of mid-Victorian English society, and had, in other times and other guises, led to civil war ... View more info

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Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony; Thirkell, Angela

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Seller ID: 2261916

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IV:24 laid in. Two tiny spots on spine, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [3], 563, [1] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Angela Thirkell, illustrations by Fritz Kredel. Anthony Trollope was well aware that the seemingly parochial power struggles that determine the action of Barchester Towers -- struggles whose comic possibilities he exploits to hilarious effect -- ... View more info

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The Warden: The Centenary Edition

By: Trollope, Anthony; Thirkell, Angela

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1955

Seller ID: 2261928

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XVII:20 laid in. Spine faded. 1955 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvii, [2], 261, [1] pp. Introduction by Angela Thirkell, illustrations by Fritz Kredel. The first of Trollope’s popular Barsetshire novels, set in the fictional cathedral town of Barchester, The Warden centers on the honorable cleric Septimus Harding, one of Trollope’s most memorable characters. When Harding is accused of misman... View more info

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Within the Context of No Context

By: Trow, George W.S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press: 1997

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2267895

ISBN: 0871136740

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1997 Trade Paperback. 119 pp. Written originally for a special issue of the New Yorker in 1978 and reissued here with a new Foreword by the author, Within the Context of No Context is George Trow's brilliant exposition on the state of American culture and 20th century life. View more info

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Tolstoy

By: Troyat, Henri

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1980

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2201647

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, quarter-inch tear to top edge of front wrapper, green stain along bottom page ridge. 1980 Trade Paperback. 792 pp. Translated from the French by Nancy Amphoux. Leo Tolstoy embodies the most extraordinary contradictions. He was a wealthy aristocrat who preached the virtues of poverty and the peasant life, a misogynist who wrote Anna Karenina, and a supreme writer who declared, Literature is rubbish. From Tolstoy's famously bad marriage to his enormously s... View more info

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Correspondence Between President Truman and Pope Pius XII

By: Truman, Harry S.; His Holiness Pope Pius XII; Taylor, Myron C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Myron C. Taylor: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2061836

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original onion skin jacket, with loss and tears along top edge (large chip from rear panel). Myron Taylor's calling card affixed to front endpaper with paperclip, and a typed letter on Taylor's stationery to one Mr. Edward Beiderbecke is laid in. 1950 Hard Cover. 44 pp. 8vo. Includes an introduction by Myron C. Taylor, Truman's personal representative to His Holiness Pope Pius XII. Photographs of all three men precede text. The collected correspon... View more info

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Dear Bess: The Letters from Harry to Bess Truman, 1910-1959

By: Truman, Harry; Ferrell, Robert H. (Editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton Company: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202468

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in good jacket. 1 inch jacket tear, tiny chip from jacket spine base, jacket price clipped. 1983 Hard Cover. ix, 593 pp. Once again available is the critically acclaimed Dear Bess, a collection of more than 600 letters that Harry S. Truman wrote to his beloved wife, Bess, from 1910 to 1959. Selected from 1,268 letters discovered in Bess's house after her death in 1982, this extraordinary collection provides an inside look at Truman's life, his th... View more info

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Summer in Baden-Baden: A Novel

By: Tsypkin, Leonid; Keys, Roger and Angela; Sontag, Susan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: A New Directions Book: 2001

Seller ID: 2278537

ISBN: 0811215482

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2001 Trade Paperback. xxi, 146 pp. Introduction by Susan Sontag. A complex, highly original novel, Summer in Baden-Baden has a double narrative. It is wintertime, late December: a species of now. A narrator?Tsypkinis on a train going to Leningrad. And it is also mid-April 1867. The newly married Dostoyevskys, Fyodor, and his wife, Anna Grigor'yevna, are on their way to Germany, for a four-year trip. This is not, like J. M. Coetzee's The Master of St. Pe... View more info

The Bruiser

By: Tully, Jim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Greenberg Publishers: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1311098

Condition: Good


First edition. Edge wear & spotting, hinges weak, pencil name and address on front endpaper. 1936 Hard Cover. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jim Tully (June 3, 1886 - June 22, 1947), was an American writer. His critical and commercial success in the 1920s and 30s may qualify him as the greatest long shot in American literature. Born near St. Marys, Ohio, to an Irish immigrant ditch-digger and his wife, Tully enjoyed a relatively happy but impoverished childhood until the death of his... View more info

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Collected Works of Ivan Turgenev: Two Complete Novels, Fathers and Sons and Smoke, Plus Nine of His Best Short Stories (Masterworks Library)

By: Turgenev, Ivan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greystone Press: 1962

Seller ID: 2261615

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few minor chips and tears, small faint stain on jacket spine; no publisher date (circa mid-1900s), pages lightly toned. 1962 Hard Cover. 502 pp. CONTENTS: Fathers and Sons; Smoke; Desperate Character; Strange Story; Punin and Barburin; Old Portraits; The Brigadier; Pyetuschkov; The Jew; An Unhappy Girl; Three Portraits. Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (/t??r???nj?f, -??e?n-/;[1] Russian: ????? ?????????? ?????????, IPA: [??van s??r???e?v??t? ... View more info

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A Nest of Gentlefolk and Other Stories (The World's Classics, No. 570)

By: Turgenev, Ivan S.; Coulson, Jessie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2264214

Condition: Very Good


Two quarter-inch tears along top edge of jacket front. 1959 Small Hard Cover. xiv, 461 pp. This volume contains four of Turgenev's most accomplished stories... They range from A Nest of Gentlefolk... to the tragi-comedy of A Quiet Backwater, the mystery and poetry of the unforgettable First Love, and the pathos of A Lear of the Steppes. View more info

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On the Eve

By: Turgenev, Ivan; Budberg, Moura (Translator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Cresset Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197643

Condition: Very Good


First English translation. Includes original jacket. Pages toned, boards, jacket reverse and endpapers foxed. 1950 Hard Cover. 118 pp. First appearance in English of Turgenev's third book. Translated from the Russian by Moura Budberg. Turgenev is an author who no longer belongs to Russia only. During the last fifteen years of his life he won for himself the reading public, first in France, then in Germany and America, and finally in England. In his funeral oration the sp... View more info

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Fathers and Sons

By: Turgenev, Ivan; Garnett, Constance; Winterich, John T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1941

Seller ID: 2261921

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IX:25 laid in. Spine faded, boards lightly rubbed, slipcase edge lightly toned. 1941 Hard Cover. x, [2], 234 pp. 8vo. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett, with an introduction by John T. Winterich, and illustrations from wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. A novel by Ivan Turgenev, published in 1862 as Ottsy i deti. Quite controversial at the time of its publication, Fathers and Sons concerns the inevitable co... View more info

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The Black Cat: A Monthly Magazine of Original Short Stories. No. 41. February, 1899.

By: Turner, Geik; Peabody, Ernest; Howard, Charles Bryant; Wood, Joanna E.; Pollock, Frank L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Shortstory Publishing Company: 1899

Seller ID: 1959833

Condition: Good


Wrappers toned with minor loss from top edge of rear wrapper, top edge lightly stained, pencil scribble on two pages. 1899 Stapled Binding. vi, 44, vii-xxiv pp. A single issue of the 19th century magazine featuring short stories, most well-known for publishing Jack London's A Thousand Deaths (just two issues after this one). Numerous ads precede and follow text - our favorites are for: The Sororis Shoe; Monarch and Defiance Bicycles; Dr. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral Plaster; S... View more info

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Beowulf (Norton Critical Edition)

By: Tuso, Joseph F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Norton: 1975

Seller ID: 2278595

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1975 Trade Paperback. This Norton Critical Edition presents the highly acclaimed Donaldson prose translation of Beowulf in its entirety. This accurate translation together with its useful annotation fully conveys the meaning and spirit of the Anglo-Saxon original. View more info

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The Innocents Abroad (The Works of Mark Twain, American Artists Edition, Volume 2)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1911

Seller ID: 2196320

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, spine edges rubbed. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 408 pp. American Artists Edition. A travel book by American author Mark Twain which humorously chronicles what Twain called his Great Pleasure Excursion on board the chartered vessel Quaker City (formerly USS Quaker City), through Europe and the Holy Land, with a group of American travelers in 1867. It was the best-selling of Twain's works during his lifetime, as well a... View more info

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The American Claimant (The Works of Mark Twain, American Artists Edition, Volume 4)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1924

Seller ID: 2196322

Condition: Very Good


Cover and pages toned, top edge of spine rubbed. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 397 pp. American Artists Edition. A novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. Twain wrote the novel with the help of phonographic dictation, the first author (according to Twain himself) to do so.The American Claimant is a comedy of mistaken identities and multiple role switches. Its cast of characters include an American enamored of British here... View more info

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (The Works of Mark Twain, American Artists Edition, Volume 5)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1917

Seller ID: 2196323

Condition: Very Good


Spine and pages toned, top spine edge rubbed. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 450 pp. American Artists Edition. A Yankee engineer from Connecticut is accidentally transported back in time to the court of King Arthur, where he fools the inhabitants of that time into thinking he is a magician—and soon uses his knowledge of modern technology to become a magician in earnest, stunning the English of the Early Middle Ages with such fea... View more info

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The Mysterious Stranger (The Works of Mark Twain, American Artists Edition, Volume 8)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1922

Seller ID: 2196326

Condition: Very Good


Spine and pages toned, spine edges lightly rubbed. 1922 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 324 pp. American Artists Edition. The final novel attempted by the American author Mark Twain. He worked on it periodically from 1897 through 1908. The body of work is a serious social commentary by Twain addressing his ideas of the Moral Sense and the damned human race.[citation needed] Twain wrote m... View more info

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The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1964

Seller ID: 2204249

Condition: Good


Pages toned. 1964 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of short stories by the American author best known for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. For deft plotting, riotous inventiveness, unforgettable characters, and language that brilliantly captures the lively rhythms of American speech, no American writer comes close to Mark Twain. This sparkling anthology covers the entire span of Twain's inimitable yarn-spinning, from hi... View more info

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The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet: 2012

Seller ID: 2208101

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2012 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories unites nine of master American humorist Mark Twain’s most accomplished works. From tall tales of con men’s tricks, such as the classic that brought him instant fame, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” to a man with no money (other than a £1,000,000 banknote that no one can cash), to an exposé of greed and hypo... View more info

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Life on the Mississippi (Illustrated)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Seller ID: 2208417

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, edges lightly rubbed. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 465 pp. Life on the Mississippi (1883) is a memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi River from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the War. The book begins with a brief history of the river as reported by Europeans and Americans, be... View more info

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Tom Sawyer Abroad; Tom Sawyer, Detective; and Other Stories, Etc., Etc. (Illustrated)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Seller ID: 2208419

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, edges rubbed with light stain to front board. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 410 pp. Tom Sawyer Abroad is a novel by Mark Twain published in 1894. It features Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in a parody of adventure stories like those of Jules Verne.In the story, Tom, Huck, and Jim travel to Africa in a futuristic hot air balloon, where they survive encounters with lions, robbers, and fleas to see some of the world's greates... View more info

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The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Essays (Illustrated)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Seller ID: 2208420

Condition: Good


No jacket, edges lightly rubbed, rear hinge starting. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 398 pp. The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg is a piece of short fiction by Mark Twain. It first appeared in Harper's Monthly in December 1899, and was subsequently published by Harper & Brothers in the collection The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Sketches (1900). Twain actually encouraged it to be read as a replay of the Garden of Eden ... View more info

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $5.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260362

ISBN: 0460050303

Condition: Very Good


1986 printing. Jacket lightly rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. The adventures of a spirited boy growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century, as he tries a new method for curing warts, witnesses a murder, runs away to an island, attends his own funeral, and falls for the new girl in the neighborhood. View more info