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Greenberg's American Flyer S Gauge Operating and Repair Manual, 1945-1965

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Greenberg Publishing Company: 1979

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2280440

ISBN: 0897782186

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Number 186/200. A very nice copy. 1979 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 72 pp. CONTENTS: Tools and Parts; Diagnosing a Problem; Power to the Engine; Dirty Wheels; Reverse Units and Wiring; Servicing Steam Engines; Smoke Clouds; Alco PA-1 and GP-7; Major Engine Overhauls; Winding Fields; Winding Armatures; Worn Out Diesel Wheel and Axle Bushings; Replacing a Bushing; Whistles and Horns; Accessories; 8 Diagrams by Trip Riley. View more info

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Kentucky's Pioneer Lithotomists

By: Barkley, A.H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: C.J. Krehbiel & Company, Publishers: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1960165

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed & signed ('To Cap. F. Houston Shaw with the compliments of the author, A H Barkley, 4-16-19') on title page, with an additional credential ('FACS.') added by author next to his name. Boards faintly rubbed. 1913 Hard Cover. 159 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles & gilt triple rule, double blind-stamped rule on front board. A biographical account of several doctors in Kentucky focusing on the practice of lithotomy. Lithotomy is the surgical removal of calculi (i.e., stones formed in hollow organs such as the kidney). Doctors featured are from the 18th and 19t... View more info

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With Baited Breath (The Lotus Bay Mysteries, Book 2)

By: Barlett, Lorraine

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Polaris Press: 2016

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294996

ISBN: 1940801079

Condition: Fine


Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2016 Trade Paperback. 247 pp. Tori Cannon and her grandfather, Herb, return from her grandmother's funeral, and it's with sadness that she learns the bait shop and small motel they ran has fallen on hard times. Jammed into one of the motel's units is the body of one of Herb's customers, his mouth filled with spikes. The victim had no enemies, except for the rich woman who wanted to level his eyesore of a home. But he's also got a daughter who's resentful her father wasn't a major force in her life, and friends who were anything but. Tori's fri... View more info

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The Voyage of the Narwhal: A Novel

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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  $16.00

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  $12.00

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  $12.00

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  $4.00

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. We have more books available by this author!. 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 in... View more info

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A Reel Catch (The Lotus Bay Mysteries, Book 4)

By: Bartlett, Lorraine

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Polaris Press: 2018

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294995

ISBN: 1940801508

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2018 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 282 pp. Swans Nest Inn is about to open, and Kathy Grant solicits her BFF, Tori Cannon, to help spruce up her property at the marshy end of Lotus Bay, only they didn’t count on finding a body. Who was he? What’s his connection to their friend Paul Darcy? Meanwhile, two entrepreneurs with vast business ties are interested in helping Tori reopen the Lotus Lodge, and their real motives are as murky as the bay after a storm. Will Swans Nest open on time? Will the Lotus Lo... View more info

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Yule Be Dead (A Victoria Square Mystery)

By: Bartlett, Lorraine; Leeson, Gayle

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime: 2018

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2295953

ISBN: 0425266001

Condition: Fine


Signed by Lorraine Bartlett without inscription. A fine copy. 2018 Mass Market Paperback. vi, 294 pp. It's Christmastime, but not everyone is jolly--especially not Vonne Barnett. Her dead body has been found in Victoria Square. Katie Bonner, the manager of Artisan's Alley, happens to be at the tea shop Vonne's mother, Francine, owns when the news is delivered. Vonne left a trail of men behind her so the suspects are many--but the clues are few. A broken teacup leads Katie to one of the suspects, but before she can investigate, she's attacked. Katie may be closing in on a murderer, but time is ... View more info

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Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture

By: Basbanes, Nicholas A.

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2301485

ISBN: 0060196955

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed and signed to book collectors Edward and Ruth Atwater on front flyleaf ('For Dr Edward Atwater and Ruth Atwater - a pair of bibliophiles on the occasion of a memorable meeting in Rochester. Nicholas A Basbanes, 28. IX. 2001'). We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 636 pp. 8vo. Extensive notes, bibliography, and index follow text. In 1995 Nicholas Basbanes introduced a resonant phrase to describe the obsessive passion people have had over the past twenty-five hundred years to possess books, a condition more commonly known as bibliomania, one he christened... View more info

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The Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $100.00  $80.00

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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Moon Song

By: Baylor, Byrd

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1982

Edition: 6th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2296356

ISBN: 0684174634

Condition: Fine


Sixth printing. Signed by author with inscription, For Stacy. A fine copy. 1982 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. After giving birth to Coyote Child and leaving him to fend for himself, Mother Moon listens for the moon song of all coyotes. 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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My Grandpa's Woods: The Adirondacks

By: Beahan, Larry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Coyote Publishing of Western New York: 2000

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2302532

ISBN: 0970310404

Condition: Fine


Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 173 pp. Five generations of the Beahan family have been in the Adirondacks, one way or another. In 1902, three Beahan brothers, Tom, John and Barty, Tom's wife, Minnie, and John's wife, Liva, began the epic with a logging job near Star Lake on the Little River. Children from the camp worked some in the woods and returned to hunt and fish. Larry Beahan, a grandson, grew up a city kid in Buffalo. On trips to visit his Gramma and Grampa in Carthage at the edge of the Adirondac... 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  $20.00

Publisher: Ariel Books / Workman Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197095

ISBN: 0894809261

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  $28.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200708

ISBN: 0385116594

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. An... View more info

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Deceiving to Convey Truth

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $35.00  $28.00

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  $24.00

Publisher: Metacom Press: 1981

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200924

ISBN: 0911381023

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  $16.00

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  $12.00

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  $16.00

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  $12.00

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  $16.00

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  $12.00

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  $12.00

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  $12.00

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