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The Voyage of the Narwhal: A Novel

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270873

ISBN: 039304632X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 399 pp. A major novel by the author of Ship Fever, winner of the 1996 National Book Award for Fiction. Part adventure narrative, part love story, this unforgettable novel captures a crucial moment in the history of exploration, the mid-nineteenth-century romance with the mystery of the Arctic. Combining fact and fiction, Andrea Barrett focuses on Erasmus Darwin Wells, a scholar-naturalist accompanying the expedition of the Narwhal. Through his eyes we meet the v... View more info

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Lucid Stars

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delta Fiction: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270874

ISBN: 0440550009

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers very lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 328 pp. Author's first book. Penny Webb falls in love with Benjamin Day, but when their marriage fails, Penny must adjust to a new kind of family life. View more info

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The Forms of Water: A Novel

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270875

ISBN: 067179521X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket very faintly toned. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 292 pp. Brendan Auberon, an eighty-year-old man living in a nursing home, longs to see his two hundred acres of wooded land before it is flooded to provide water for Boston, and he persuades his nephew, Henry, to help him realize his dream. View more info

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The Middle Kingdom: A Novel

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270876

ISBN: 0671729608

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 279 pp. Grace Hoffmeier travels to China with her husband, Walter, for the 1986 Beijing International Conference, where she falls out of love with him and in love with Chinese culture. View more info

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A Crafty Killing (Victoria Square Mystery)

By: Bartlett, Lorraine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkley: 2011

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2272341

ISBN: 0425239853

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Faint crease. 2011 Mass Market Paperback. The last thing Katie Bonner wanted was to become the manager of Artisans Alley. But when her business partner, Ezra Hilton, is found lying at the bottom of a staircase, bludgeoned to death, she has no other choice. A collection of booths for artisans and craft sellers in a renovated applesauce factory building, Artisans Alley is the main attraction in the quaint Victoria Square shopping area. But business under Ezra had been faltering--While the cops are proceeding by the book, Katie is investigating by the booths--for the answer to t... View more info

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The Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Michael Neugebauer / North South Books: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2199320

ISBN: 1558586385

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by illustrator on bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Includes 3D glasses and large color poster. 1996 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 103 pp. For many of us, the adventures of Dorothy in Oz will forever be associated not with Judy Garland singing Somewhere Over the Rainbow but with W. W. Denslow's exceedingly odd line drawings for the original editions of Baum's Oz series. The Viennese artist Lisbeth Zwerger, however, goes a long way toward providing a new and refreshed set of images for the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the humbug wizard... View more info

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The Language of Life: An Introduction to the Science of Genetics

By: Beadle, George & Muriel

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263983

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by both authors without attribution on half-title page ('Sincerely, George Beadle, Muriel Beadle'). Faint abrasion on front board. 1966 Full-Leather. x, [4], 242, [4] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full beige morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. A description of the science of genetics by George Beadle and his wife Muriel. George Beadle won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work with Edw... View more info

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William P. Letchworth: A Man for Others

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1994

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286757

ISBN: 0960813209

Condition: Good


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Edges and title page foxed, owner bookplate inside front wrapper. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 214 pp. This book captured the essence of the man who to much is given, much is expected in the 19th century when children were relegated to almshouses and were homeless in the streets in the backdrop of wealth and industrialization in New York State. The book captures the psychology of this man whose legacy continues today. It is a well written book that captures the dramatic events influencing and shaping ... View more info

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Genesee Valley People 1743-1962

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1983

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286759

ISBN: 0960813217

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine slightly faded, ink gift note on copyright page. 1983 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. vii, [1], 224 pp. These accounts of the lives of moer than fifty persons present authentic Genesee Valley history at its most readable. An introduction to the social history of the Valley, it is even more a parade across the years of memorable personalities. -from the rear board View more info

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Genesee Valley Women: 1743-1985

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1984

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286760

ISBN: 0960813225

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Owner bookplate inside front wrapper. 1984 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 220 pp. Includes accounts of Mary Jemison, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, the Fox Sisters, and many others. Most of the more than forty women whose stories appear here have made no more than footnotes in traditional history books, but nearly all lived lives of quiet greatness. Some through their courageous tenacity were enablers and, while not themselves having power, empowered others. Some struggled for self-realization and overcame bar... View more info

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Birds of the Niagara Frontier Region: An Annotated Check-List (Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, Volume 22)

By: Beardslee, Clark S.; Mitchell, Harold D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263679

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by Harold D. Mitchell with inscription, To Fred and Elsie Webb with my very best wishes. No jacket, ink note on second blank. 1965 Hard Cover. xix, 478 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Ornithological History of the Region: Observers, Previous Works; Territorial Outline and Life Zones: Territory Boundaries, Life Zones and Bird Distribution, Territorial Zonal Divisions--Sub-Carolinian Zone, Typical Alleghanian Zone, Sub-Canadian Zone; Territorial Localities of Special Ornithological Interest: Ontario, Huron and Erie Plains, Covering the Niagara River and Western Ne... View more info

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Spectacles (Goblin Tales Series)

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ariel Books / Workman Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197095

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. When Alison puts on Great Grandmother's glasses, they become magical and enable her to understand some of her great grandmother's frustrations and unfulfilled aspirations.Keywords: CHILDREN FICTION PICTURE BOOKS ANN BEATTIE SPECTACLES GOBLIN TALES SERIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Distortions

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200708

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages toned.Jacket toned. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 283 pp. A collection of 19 short stories, many of which previously appeared in print, mostly in The New Yorker. The author's list of characters is diverse: a lifeguard who wants to introspect, a suburban couple and a spaceman, a wife who stops talking to her husband but gets up in the middle of the night to mail letters to him.These people, so different on the surface, all lead lives distorted by dreams, devoid of passion, imagination and vitality.Ann B... View more info

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Deceiving to Convey Truth

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harbourfront Reading Series: 1997

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200923

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. #48 of 150 signed, numbered copies, from a total edition of 550. Faint smudge to rear wrapper. 1997 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 25 pp. Ann Beattie discusses what it is to be a writer, analyzing her own writings and the writings of others.Keywords: ANN BEATTIE DECEIVING TO CONVEY TRUTH AMERICAN LITERATURE ESSAYS LITERARY CRITICSIM BIOGRAPHY View more info

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Jacklighting

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Metacom Press: 1981

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200924

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. #34 of 250. Prospectus laid in. Near fine. 1981 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 20 pp. Nicholas has died sometime during the past year from injuries incurred while he was taking a midnight ride on his Harley and a drunk, driving a van, hit him head-on. Last year, on his birthday, he was alive but in the hospital, brain-damaged from the accident. This year, on his birthday, he is dead, and the narrator and her boyfriend, Wynn, both of whom used to drive from New York to Virginia to spend Nicholas’s birthday with him, have come in... View more info

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Perfect Recall: New Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271515

ISBN: 0743211693

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 347 pp. Presents a new collection of short stories involving characters who are coming to terms with the legacies of long-believed family myths, describing how they confront new circumstances such as weakness or sudden success. View more info

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The Burning House: Short Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271516

ISBN: 0394524942

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket faintly toned, front jacket flap creased. Jacket ghosting on front board. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. A collection of the author's most recent stories features their unnervingly sophisticated young people and older folks striving for wisdom and grace, all of whom are rendered by an acclaimed stylist. View more info

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Secrets and Surprises: Short Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271517

ISBN: 0394503147

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Minor pencil marginalia. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 307 pp. These fifteen stories by Ann Beattie garnered universal critical acclaim on their first publication, earning Beattie the reputation as the most celebrated new voice in American fiction. View more info

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Where You'll Find Me and Other Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Linden Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271518

ISBN: 067162220X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 191 pp. A collection of short fiction reflects on coping with life's inevitable sadness. View more info

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The Doctor's House

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271519

ISBN: 0743212649

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 279 pp. A powerful and unsettling novel follows three unforgettable characters--Nina, a reclusive copyeditor, who, since her husband's death, has been obsessed with her brother Andrew's sexual exploits and indiscretions; Beattie, their mother, who spins her own tale of her children; and Andrew, who shares his own perspective on life--as they attempt to decipher, justify, and simply survive their lives. View more info

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What Was Mine: Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271577

ISBN: 067940077X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 237 pp. A collection of short fiction, twelve works in all, including two never-before-published novellas. Here are disconnected marriages and uneasy reunions, nostalgic reminiscences and sudden epiphanies--a remarkable and moving collage of contemporary lives. View more info

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Picturing Will: A Novel

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271578

ISBN: 0394569873

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps and edges of boards very faintly toned. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 230 pp. Picturing Will, the widely acclaimed new novel by Ann Beattie, unravels the complexities of a postmodern family. There's Will, a curious five-year-old who listens to the heartbeat of a plant through his toy stethoscope; Jody, his mother, a photographer poised on the threshold of celebrity; Mel, Jody's perfect -- perhaps too perfect -- lover; and Wayne, the rather who left Will without warning and now sees his infrequent... View more info

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My Life, Starring Dara Falcon: A Novel

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271579

ISBN: 0679455027

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 307 pp. Dara Falcon is brilliant, manipulative, a pathological liar. The novel's narrator, Jean Warner, is perfect prey for her. Suddenly Jean's life, her marriage--her idea of herself--are dramatically wrenched out of their seemingly comfortable, if unexamined, balance. And in the process, one of Ann Beattie's urgent themes--the sometimes subtle and sometimes startling difference between how things look and how things are--is compellingly explored. View more info

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Falling in Place: A Novel

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271580

ISBN: 0394503236

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very lightly toned. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 342 pp. High-school student John Joel and a group of sophisticated friends learn about love, friendship, and life as they grow up in the 70's. View more info

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Another You: A Novel

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271581

ISBN: 0679400788

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps faintly toned. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 323 pp. To her latest novel, Beattie brings the same documentary accuracy and Chekhovian wit and tenderness that have made her one of the most acclaimed portraitists of contemporary American life. Marshall Lockard, a professor at the local college, is contemplating adultery, unaware that his wife is already committing it. View more info

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Love Always: A Novel

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271582

ISBN: 0394539656

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps lightly toned. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 247 pp. Lucy Spenser, the Miss Lonelyhearts of a chic counter-cultural magazine, finds her unflappable Vermont life completely upended by her teenaged soap-opera-star niece, Nicole, and her hangers-on. View more info

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Follies: New Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271583

ISBN: 0743269616

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. Ann Beattie's Follies is a superb novella and collection of stories about adult children, aging parents, and the chance encounters that irrevocably alter lives. Beattie, winner of four O. Henry prizes, has been called one of our era's most vital masters of the short form (The Washington Post Book World). She is a masterful observer of domestic relations and the idiosyncratic logic that governs human lives. In Follies, her most resonant collection, she lo... View more info

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Park City: New and Selected Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271584

ISBN: 067945506X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 477 pp. Thirty-six stories--eight appearing in a book for the first time and a generous selection from her earlier collections--give us Ann Beattie at stunning mid-career. Emotionally complex, edgy, and funny, the stories encompass a huge range of tone and feeling. The wife of a couple who have lost a child comforts her husband with an amazing act of tenderness. A man who's been shifting from place to place, always finding the same kind of people--sometimes the ... View more info

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An Inconvenient Book: Real Solutions to the World's Biggest Problems (Signed)

By: Beck, Glenn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Threshold Editions: 2007

Seller ID: 2200168

ISBN: 1416552197

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on title page, certificate of authenticity bound in. 5th printing. 2007 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 295 pp. The world is a mess. It seems that every time you turn around, there's another problem: Iran is developing nuclear capabilities. Public schools actually seem to be making our kids dumber. Charlie Sheen has a hit sitcom. Obesity is a national epidemic. The divorce rates is rising faster than gas prices. Did you hear me--Charlie Sheen has a hit sitcom! This just barely scratches the surface. Sadly, there's no shortage ... View more info

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Dear Ellen... Royal Europe through the Photo Albums of H.I.H. Grand Duchess Helen Vladimirovna of Russia

By: Beeche, Arturo E.; H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia; H.R.H. Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia; H.I.R.H. Archduchess Helen of Austria; H.Ill.H. Count Hans Veit zu Toerring-Jettenbach

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Eurohistory & Kensington House Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289595

ISBN: 0977196186

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2011 Hard Cover. 136, [2] pp. 350+ rare images from the private collections of Grand Duchess Helen Vladimirovna and several of her descendants. a two-page family tree features most of the galaxy of royalty included in the pages of the books. Dedication by HRH Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia and a Remembrance by HRH Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia. View more info