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Gardening with Herbs

By: Tolley, Emelie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Potter: 1995

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2188318

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author. Ink name on front endpaper.Near Fine. 1995 Large Hardcover. From the leading authorities on the myriad uses of herbs comes an inspiring look at how gardeners around the world have incorporated these fragrant and versatile plants into the landscape. Tolley and Mead highlight distinctive features of these exemplary herb gardens and they offer invaluable assistance to all gardeners wishing to introduce herbs into their backyards. View more info

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Poems, and Jottings of Itinerancy in Western New-York, in Two Parts [Tooker's Poems]

By: Tooker, Manly

Price: $125.00

Publisher: E. Darrow & Brother: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202714

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed & inscribed by author in pencil on front endpaper. Front hinge weak, board edges faded, pages lightly foxed. 1860 Hard Cover. iii, 160 pp. Original blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. A collection of poems, together with a sketch of the writer's life and labors, which included numerous appointments within New York State. This section includes interesting details about local political and religious history. View more info

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Carlito's Way

By: Torres, Edwin

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Saturday Review Press / E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269841

ISBN: 0841504083

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page ('9/4/03, For Tracy Callahan: With warmest regards. Honorable Edwin Torres J.S.C.'). Slightly smoky, top page ridge faintly foxed, jacket lightly toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 152, [2] pp. 8vo. The first novel by Puerto Rican New York State Supreme Court judge Edwin Torres, which together with its sequel After Hours inspired the 1993 film starring Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, etc. Penn and Miller bo... View more info

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Mary Poppins

By: Travers, P.L.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1962

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2266631

Condition: Near Fine


1962 reissue. Near fine in good jacket. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('Anne Gorman, to take her back to her childhood - the best place to be - P.L. Travers, October 1962.'). Three inch tear on front jacket edge along flap, jacket spine faded, tiny chip from rear jacket edge. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 206 pp. 8vo. Pictorial endpapers, frontis, and sketches throughout by Mary Shepard. The story that inspired the motion picture o... View more info

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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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Messages from My Father

By: Trillin, Calvin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2204386

ISBN: 0374208603

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy.Near Fine. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 117 pp. Calvin Trillin, the celebrated New Yorker writer, offers a rich and engaging biography of his father, as well as a literate and entertaining fanfare for the common (and decent, and hard-working) man.Abe Trillin had the western Missouri accent of someone who had grown up in St. Joseph and the dreams of America of someone who ... View more info

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Voyage of the Heart: From Florida to Upstate New York in a Small Boat

By: Tripiciano, Dave

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tate Publishing & Enterprises: 2006

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197733

ISBN: 1598864521

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription on title page: To Carole: Please enjoy this touching, inspiring true story. God bless you! Dave Tripiciano. Edge wear, sticker on front cover verso, pages toned. 2006 Trade Paperback. 392 pp. The amazing true story of God's blessing and protection on the trip of a lifetime.Dodging hurricanes, searched for by the coast guard, and plagued by engine trouble, Dave Tripiciano was lost and aground several times as he made his way up the coast ... View more info

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The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War: 1890-1914

By: Tuchman, Barbara W. [Wertheim]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274577

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on verso of front endpaper ('To Charles H. Burkman with best wishes, Barbara Tuchman'). Jacket price clipped, otherwise an excellent copy. 1966 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 528 pp. 8vo. Renowned historian Barbara Tuchman gives an account of the world in the quarter century preceding World War I. This work was released between her two Pulitzer Prize winning works, The Guns of August (1962) and Stilwell and the American Experience in C... View more info

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Limbo, and Other Places I Have Lived: Short Stories

By: Tuck, Lily

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201640

ISBN: 0066209420

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated (3/18/05) by author without inscription. Top page ridge very faintly foxed.Light general wear to jacket rear. 2002 Hard Cover. 170 pp. Lily Tuck understands that emotional transformations cannot-and should not -- be easily explained. In her elegant and penetrating first collection, Limbo, and Other Places I Have Lived, Tuck offers a portrait of the subtle shifts that can render the accommodations we make to our lives or to our partners su... View more info

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Siam, or, The Woman Who Shot a Man

By: Tuck, Lily

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sewanee Writers' Series / The Overlook Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269283

ISBN: 0879517239

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page ('For Madeline with best wishes, Lily Tuck'). A bit smoky, top page ridge faintly foxed, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. 8vo. Claire, the young bride of a government contractor, arrives in Bangkok with her husband on March 9, 1967, the day U.S. planes begin bombing runs on North Vietnam. At a dinner party, she meets and befriends J... View more info

Woman Who Walked on Water

By: Tuck, Lily

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281552

ISBN: 1573220213

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Page ridges very faintly foxed, faint odor of smoke. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 241 pp. A champion swimmer gives up her comfortable married life in an exclusive suburb in Connecticut to follow a guru to India, where she immerses herself in the wisdom of the East and achieves a deepening spirituality--at a price. View more info

The News from Paraguay: A Novel

By: Tuck, Lily

Price: $20.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281609

ISBN: 0066209447

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Faint stain to spine and page base. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 248 pp. For him it began with a bright blue parrot feather that fell from Ella Lynch's hat when she was horseback riding in the Bois de Boulogne. The year was 1854, and Francisco Solano Lopez -- Franco, the future dictator of Paraguay -- began his courtship of the young, beautiful Irishwoman with a poncho, a Paraguayan ba... View more info

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Drawn From New England: Tasha Tudor -- A Portrait in Words and Pictures

By: Tudor, Bethany

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philomel: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2202495

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed & signed by Tasha Tudor. First edition. Tape remnants from previous mylar on boards, top page ridge foxed, jacket spine faded. 1979 Large Hardcover. 96 pp. 8 1/4 x 10 1/4. Bethany Tudor relates the story of her mother's life through a smooth-flowing narrative, old and contemporary photographs and samples of the artist's work. View more info

Image for Anne Tyler 17-Volume Collection of Signed First Editions, with Correspondence: The Clock Winder; Celestial Navigation; Searching for Caleb; Earthly Possessions; Morgan's Passing; Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant; The Accidental Tourist; Breathing Lessons; Saint Maybe; Your Place is Empty; Tumble Tower; Ladder of Years; A Patchwork Planet; Back When We Were Grownups; The Amateur Marriage; Timothy Tugbottom Says No!; Digging to America

Anne Tyler 17-Volume Collection of Signed First Editions, with Correspondence: The Clock Winder; Celestial Navigation; Searching for Caleb; Earthly Possessions; Morgan's Passing; Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant; The Accidental Tourist; Breathing Lessons; Saint Maybe; Your Place is Empty; Tumble Tower; Ladder of Years; A Patchwork Planet; Back When We Were Grownups; The Amateur Marriage; Timothy Tugbottom Says No!; Digging to America

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf / G.P. Putnam's Sons / William B. Ewert / Orchard Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196140

Condition: Near Fine


First editions. Each (except Digging to America) signed without inscription by author on title page. The Clock Winder: board edges a bit faded, two tiny spots on top page ridge. Back When We Were Grownups includes publisher's newsletter (laid in).Your Place is Empty: 2 inch tear to base of glassine jacket spine. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An impressive collection of novels by the Pulitzer Prize winning author, comprising all published ... View more info

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Breathing Lessons (The Franklin Library)

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2279749

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 327 pp. Green leather with gilt decorations and gilt page ridges. Golden-brown bookmark bound in, marbled endpapers. The story describes the joys and pains of the ordinary marriage of Ira and Maggie Moran as they travel from Baltimore to attend a funeral and back home again in one day. It also examines Maggie's attempts to reconcile her son and daughter-in-law. During the jo... View more info

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The Howitzer 1930: The Annual of the United States Corps of Cadets [West Point]

By: United States Corps of Cadets; Broom, Thad. A.; Heitman, Charles S.; Whipple, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: United States Military Academy, West Point: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2056729

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name (Lt. Cole, '31) on ownership page, computer print-out laid in identifies this as Loren Fletcher Cole (1909-1997), who graduated in 1931 and continued to serve until 1942. Edges lightly rubbed. 1930 Large Hardcover. 496 pp. Black & white photographs and color illustrations throughout. A student yearbook for West Point Military Academy, which includes portraits and lists of administration and students for the class of 1930, including members of sports teams and ot... View more info

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The Rage of the Vulture

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Granada: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199098

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Pages toned, jacket spine slightly faded, jacket flap edges lightly foxed. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 443 pp. 8vo. It is May 1908 and the Ottoman world is crumbling. Robert Markham, an Englishman in Constantinople, is newly posted to the British legation with his imperious wife and overly curious son. Markham's hidden life is about to make itself known as he forgets fa... View more info

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After Hannibal

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199103

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Top page ridge lightly foxed,. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 242, [1] pp. 8vo. Professor Monti is trying to interpret the history of Umbria to his students. It sometimes helps him to forget the unexpected desertion of his wife. But the themes of betrayal and gain are not consigned to history - they are there in his own life and in the mosaic of lives in his neighbourhood. View more info

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The Songs of the Kings

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199093

ISBN: 0241137012

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Rear hinge slightly tender. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 244, [2] pp. 8vo. Troy meant one thing only to the men gathered here, as it did to their commanders. Troy was a dream of wealth; and if the wind continued the dream would crumble. As the harsh wind holds the Greek fleet trapped in the straits at Aulis, frustration and political impotence turn into a desire for the... View more info

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Losing Nelson

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201639

ISBN: 0241137004

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed and dated (5th Aug. '99) by author without inscription. Pages toned.Fine. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 312 pp. Losing Nelson is a 1999 novel by Barry Unsworth. Its protagonist is Charles Cleasby, who is obsessed with Lord Nelson, attempts to re-enact events of Horatio's life to the point of feeling that he is the admiral, and who is writing a hagiographic biography. His typist, the down-to-earth Miss Lily, serves as... View more info

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Morality Play

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270211

ISBN: 0241133416

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. A bit smoky, top page edge lightly foxed. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. The national bestseller: A medieval murder mystery full of the wonders of the time—and lessons for our own time—by a master storyteller. The time is the fourteenth century. The place is a small town in rural England, and the setting a snow-laden winter. A small troupe of actors accompa... View more info

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Voice in the Wilderness: Imre Nagy and the Hungarian Revolution

By: Unwin, Peter; Goncz, Arpad (Foreword)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Macdonald: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1532289

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1991 Hard Cover. 262 pp. Several pages of photographs. This biography portrays the life of Imre Nagy, who launched his revisionist New Course in 1953 to make Communism in Hungary more humane. After World War II, Nagy took his country out of the Warsaw Pact, declared neutrality and was arrested and executed, refusing to save his life by compromising. View more info

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A Map of Glass: A Novel

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: M&S: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197089

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 371 pp. 8vo. Jane Urquhart’s stunning new novel weaves two parallel stories, one set in contemporary Toronto and Prince Edward County, Ontario, the other in the nineteenth century on the northern shores of Lake Ontario.Sylvia Bradley was rescued from her parents’ house by a doctor attracted to and challenged by her withdrawn ways. Their su... View more info

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The Stone Carvers: A Novel

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: M&S (McClelland & Stewart): 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197125

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 392 pp. 8vo. In 1867 a good-natured Bavarian priest, is sent by God and mad King Ludwig to the wilds of North America. Soon the backwoods are transformed into a parish and the settlers into a congregation, and Joseph Becker, a woodcarver, meets his future wife. Several decades later, Joseph Becker teaches his astounding carving skills to his g... View more info

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Away: A Novel

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200778

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers toned, light shelf wear. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 356 pp. A stunning, evocative novel set in Ireland and Canada, Away traces a family's complex and layered past. The narrative unfolds with shimmering clarity, and takes us from the harsh northern Irish coast in the 1840s to the quarantine stations at Grosse Isle and the barely hospitable land of the Canadian Shield; ... View more info

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The Underpainter

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200779

Condition: Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages toned.Near Fine. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340 pp. A masterful novel by the highly praised author of Away, The Underpainter tells the story of a 75-year-old American minimalist painter who creates a new series of paintings as he remembers the details of his life and of the lives of those individuals who have affected him.Keywords: JANE URQUHART CANADIAN LITERATURE UNDERPAINTER... View more info

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Storm Glass

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill, Incorporated: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200909

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers and pages toned. 1987 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 127 pp. With stunning virtuosity, the stories in Jane Urquhart’s dazzling first book of fiction unearth universal truths as they reach across countries and eras. A woman runs away to a cottage in the English moors to escape a love affair; shards of glass reconcile a middle-aged wife to her husband’s estrangement; a grandmo... View more info

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False Shuffles

By: Urquhart, Jane; Urquhart, Tony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Press Porcepic: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200910

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers very lightly rubbed. 1982 Trade Paperback. 113 pp. Drawings by Tony Urquhart. Author's first book to be published in a trade edition. ...a life class in the art of illusion. The lives of small town octogenarians, of autistics, of conjurors and Niagara Falls daredevils, of beerhall waitresses and undertaker's brides, of bouncers and cleaning ladies, of beekeepers and skunk charmers are rendered with an instinct... View more info

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The Mercy Seller: A Novel

By: Vantrease, Brenda Rickman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Martin's: 2007

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275215

ISBN: 0312331932

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED by author. First edition. An exceptional copy. 2007 Hard Cover. In the fifteenth century, with religious intolerance spreading like wildfire across Europe, English-born Anna Bookman and her grandfather, Finn, earn a living in Prague by illuminating precious books, including forbidden translations of the Bible. Finn subscribes to the heresy that people ought to be able to read the Word of God for themselves, without having to pay a priest for the privilege, but hol... View more info

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Amriika: A Novel

By: Vassanji, M.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200396

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Faint odor of smoke, top of pages edges lightly foxed. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 412 pp. Amriika is a novel of betrayal, disillusionment, and discovery set in America during three highly charged decades in the nation’s history. In the late sixties, Ramji, a student from Dar es Salaam, East Africa, arrives in an America far different from the one he dreamed about, one caught up in... View more info