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Something in the Wind

By: Smith, Lee

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196920

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Tiny spot on front board. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 244 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Last Day the Dogbushes Bloomed, among the more difficult titles of her's to find. View more info

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Black Mountain Breakdown

By: Smith, Lee

Price: $75.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196910

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 228 pp. 8vo. The New York Times bestselling author of The Last Girls presents one of her most compelling novels, acclaimed by Anne Tyler, Annie Dillard, and more... Everywhere about her, from the traffic on Highway 460 to the river that's gone black with coal dust, Crystal Spangler sees a current flowing from the mountain town of Black Rock into the wider world. As a teenager, she is elected beauty queen, gets good grades, and-despite her many enviable qualitie... View more info

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News of the Spirit: Stories

By: Smith, Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / R.R. Donnelley & Sons: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196911

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 267 pp. 8vo. A collection of stories about imagination, longing, despair, and loving in all its strange and shifting forms includes the tales of Jenny, whose parents move to Key West to cure their marriage, and Charlene, who makes up an imaginary brother.Keywords: LEE SMITH NEWS OF SPIRIT SHORT STORIES FICTION LITERATURE SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Family Linen

By: Smith, Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196913

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 272 pp. 8vo. Centered round an eccentric family, living in a town in the Virginia mountains, this novel looks into the complexities involved in family situations, in a lighthearted way.Keywords: LEE SMITH FAMILY LINEN FICTION SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Bob, a Dog

By: Smith, Lee

Price: $225.00

Publisher: The Mud Puppy Press: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196915

Condition: Near Fine


Copy N of a limited edition of 26 copies. Hand-lettered and signed by author without inscription on limitation page. Includes publisher's floral slipcase. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 37 pp. 8vo. This novella by the popular novelist and short story writer was originally released in two limited editions: one numbered, the other lettered. This is the latter, quarter-bound in leather and Fabriano paper by Robert Colver at the Ram's Head Bindery.Keywords: LEE SMITH BOB DOG NOVELLA FICTION SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Me and My Baby View the Eclipse: Stories

By: Smith, Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196919

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Pages lightly toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 206 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the popular novelist.“Extremely powerful…Me and My Baby View the Eclipse is about striving and the secret nobility of people who live in a small-town American South. In these stories—thank heaven—not everything fits: they are loose, they are sometimes awkward, but just about every one shines with revelation and awe in the face of momentary greatness and tragedy.…Nearly every one of these s... View more info

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Fancy Strut

By: Smith, Lee

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196921

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 329 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Last Day the Dogbushes Bloomed, among the more difficult titles of her's to find.Keywords: LEE SMITH FANCY STRUT NOVEL FICTION SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Last Girls

By: Smith, Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196923

ISBN: 1565123638

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 316 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Last Day the Dogbushes Bloomed. On a beautiful June day in 1965, a dozen girls-classmates at a picturesque Blue Ridge women's college-launched their homemade raft (inspired by Huck Finn's) on a trip down the Mississippi. It's Girls A-Go-Go Down the Mississippi read the headline in the Paducah, Kentucky, paper.Thirty-five years later, four of those girls reunite to cruise the river again. This time it's on the luxury steambo... View more info

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Saving Grace

By: Smith, Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196924

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 273, [3] pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Last Day the Dogbushes Bloomed. Surrounded all of her life by zealous religious figures, Florida Grace Shepherd recounts a story that begins with her father's revival meetings and ends at Uncle Slidell's Christian Fun Golf course. By the author of Oral History.Keywords: LEE SMITH SAVING GRACE NOVEL FICTION SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Remembering Hamlin: 1802-2002

By: Smith, Mary E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Town of Hamlin: 2005

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2195999

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author. An exceptional copy. 2005 Spiral-Bound Softcover. A history of Hamlin, New York, loaded with photographs and helpful information. View more info

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Double Delight

By: Smith, Rosamond [Oates, Joyce Carol]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197100

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author ('Joyce Carol Oates') without inscription on title page. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 356 pp. 8vo. A pseudonymous novel by Joyce Carol Oates, the National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize nominee.A cultured, upper-class man finds himself drawn to the beautiful, helpless plaintiff in an assault case for which he is juror, only to be lured into a world in which nothing is what it seems.Keywords: LITERATURE AMERICAN FICTION JOYCE CAROL OATES ROSAMOND SMITH DOUBLE DELIGHT SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Lives of the Twins: A Novel

By: Smith, Rosamond [Oates, Joyce Carol]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200176

ISBN: 0671644688

Condition: Good


First edition. Signed by author (J C Oates) without inscription. Pages toned.Jacket heavily toned. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 236 pp. While having an affair with Dr. Jonathan McElwain, young and pretty Molly Marks secretly decides to have an affair with Jonathan's identical twin brother--with devastating results.Keywords: ROSAMOND SMITH JOYCE CAROL OATES LIVES OF TWINS FICTION AMERICAN LITERATURE SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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A Citizen of the Country: A Novel

By: Smith, Sarah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282462

ISBN: 0345433025

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 420 pp. My wife will murder me unless I murder her first. In the ancient, bloody region of French Flanders looms Montfort castle, home of Count André du Monde, owner of a famous Paris horror theatre. To repair his fortunes, he marries an heiress. Sabine is young, blameless, beautiful, and rich, a perfect leading lady for André's first film--but the eccentric count suspects his wife is a practicing sorceress. Then the Grand Necropolitan Theatre is suddenly stri... View more info

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The Knowledge of Water: A Novel

By: Smith, Sarah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282463

ISBN: 0345391357

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 469 pp. An enigmatic man haunted by guilt and a dark secret from the past . . . A beautiful young woman consumed by a desire that could destroy her lifelong dream . . . A madman who stalks them both in retribution for a murder they know nothing about. They are all part of one of the most critically acclaimed suspense novels of the year. View more info

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Chasing Shakespeares: A Novel

By: Smith, Sarah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282488

ISBN: 0743464826

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 337 pp. After two Harvard graduates discover a letter that appears to have been penned by William Shakespeare, the find offers promise to the career of one and challenges the other to prove the letter is a forgery. View more info

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The Vanished Child: A Novel

By: Smith, Sarah

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282489

ISBN: 0345373502

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 420 pp. Author's second novel, and first in book form (following the hypertext SF novel King of Space). New England, 1887. The millionaire William Knight is brutally murdered and the only witness is his grandchild, Richard, who himself disappears, and is presumed dead. Eighteen years later, Richard is recognized in Switzerland in the person of Alexander von Reisden, and William Knight's only son, Gilbert, is convinced that this man is the long lost child. Reisde... View more info

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Lowestoft Porcelain in Norwich Castle Museum, Volume I: Blue and White and Excavated Material

By: Smith, Sheenah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norfolk Museums Service: 1975

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289028

Condition: Good


Ex Libris bookplate signed by author without inscription. Light stain along top edge, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1975 Large Softcover. 297, 40 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword; Acknowledgements; History of the Factory; History of the Collection; Catalogue; Indexes; Plates. View more info

Jack the Ripper: The Inquest of the Final Victim Mary Kelly

By: Smithkey, John, III; Evans, Stewart P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Key Publications: 1998

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2296573

ISBN: 0966241916

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Minor shelf wear. 1998 Large Softcover. x, 118 pp. During the morning of November 9, 1888 Mary Jane Kelly was brutally murdered in her small one room dwelling by a killer who history has recorded as the most famous murderer of all time...Jack the Ripper! This book contains the actual facsimile of both, the witness testimonies of the coroner's inquest and witness statements taken on that dreadful November morning. This book explores the following mysteries: Was it Mary Kelly who screamed murder! during the early morning hours of November 9, 1888? Were the r... View more info

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The Complete Wreck: A Series of Unfortunate Events Thirteen Volume Boxed Set: A Bad Beginning; The Reptile Room; The Wide Window; The Miserable Mill; The Austere Academy; The Ersatz Elevator; The Vile Village; The Hostile Hospital; The Carnivorous Carnival; The Slippery Slope; The Grim Grotto; The Penultimate Peril; The End [1-13 with Poster]

By: Snicket, Lemony

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Harper Collins:

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199969

ISBN: 0061229512

Condition: Near Fine


1-11 are reprints, 12 and 13 are signed first editions (both dated 4/8/2007, and signed 'Dan Handler '). Includes publisher's slipcase and poster. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in thirteen volumes, in publisher's box, with special promotional poster issued only with this set. The complete series which inspired the recent Netflix original starring Neil Patrick Harris and Patrick Warburton. Includes: A Bad Beginning; The Reptile Room; The Wide Window; The Miserable Mill; The Austere Academy; The Ersatz Elevator; The Vile Village; The Hostile Hospital; Th... View more info

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Texas Summer: A Novel

By: Southern, Terry

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing / Little, Brown and Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281550

ISBN: 1559701501

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('To Miriam, always a pleasure, always an inspiration, Terry Southern'). A bit smoky, top edge faintly foxed. 1991 Hard Cover. 174, [4] pp. A novel by the author credited by Tom Wolfe as the inventor of New Journalism, and best known for his novels Candy and The Magic Christian, and for his contributions to films such as Dr. Strangelove and Easy Rider. In Texas during the 1950s, twelve-year-old Harold Stevens spends his summer catfishing and hunting with his closest friend C.K., a twenty-three-year-old Black man who introduces Ha... View more info

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Red Poppies

By: Sparks, David Rhodes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Privately Printed at The Riverside Press / Courier Printing Co., Inc., Littleton: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1719726

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Includes scarce original onion-skin jacket. Inscribed & signed by author's wife after his death ('For 'Archie' who also knew the author... With love, Lucy Sparks'), author's obituary tipped in. Jacket edges rubbed. 1968 Hard Cover. viii, 97 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles & borders. A reissue of the 1918 original. A World War I memoir in the form of a series of letters. Black & white photographs. View more info

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Interesting Happenings in Boston University's History, 1839 to 1951

By: Speare, E. Ray

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2159822

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, & dated by author on front endpaper ('With the author's kindest regards and all good wishes, E. Ray Speare, April 25, 1957.'). viii, 204 pp. 8vo. A history of notable events at Boston University, including a chapter on the university during World War II. An appendix lists numerous administrators and alumni. View more info

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The Killing Man (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Spillane, Mickey

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289789

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the E.P. Dutton trade edition. Signed without inscription by author on front flyleaf. Spine faded. 1989 Full-Leather. 228 pp. 8vo. Full crimson leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Gary Kelley. An installment in Spillane's popular Mike Hammer series. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. View more info

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The Island Cookbook: Includes Rhode Island, Block Island, Newport, Jamestown, Prudence, Martha's Vineyard, and Last But Not Least Nantucket

By: Stetson, Barbara Sherman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Barbara Sherman Stetson: 1993

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276259

ISBN: 0871973707

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed and signed by author on title page. 1993 Trade Paperback. 158, [2] pp. A collection of the best kitchen-tested recipes that the Islands of southern New England have to offer. Written by Barbara Sherman Stetson, nationally certified Family and Consumer Scientist, member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the American Food and Wine Institute. Illustrated by noted artist and wood sculptor Marion King. View more info

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The Bottle Imp

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tree Garden Workshop: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2197642

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Signed by illustrator. Includes original jacket. Jacket edge slightly faded. Related material from the publisher laid in. 1994 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 79 pp. 9 7/8 x 8 3/8. Color illustrations by Tom Hann. A children's story by the author of Treasure Island. Keawe buys a magic bottle which brings him all that he desires but which he must sell before he dies in order to avoid spending eternity in hell. View more info

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The Beach of Falesa

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Furnas, J.C. (Introduction)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club / The Ward Ritchie Press: 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2265332

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #1059 of 1500 copies, signed by the artist. Lacks slipcase. Abrasion to base of front board, otherwise an excellent copy. 1956 Large Hardcover. xv, [3], 113, [5] pp. Numerous illustrations by Millard Sheets throughout, with an introduction by J.C. Furnas. The Beach of Falesa is a short story by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. It was first published in the Illustrated London News in 1892, and later published in book form in the short-story collection Island Nights' Entertainments (1893). It was written after Stevenson moved to the South Seas island of Samoa just a few y... View more info

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Bear E. Bear

By: Straight, Susan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198689

ISBN: 1562825267

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Susan Straight (Author). Pages lightly toned.Jacket lightly toned. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Marisabina Russo. When Gaila's baby sister Delphine drops Bear E. Bear into the mud, Mama makes sure he gets nice and clean in the washing machine. View more info

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Aquaboogie: A Novel in Stories

By: Straight, Susan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Milkweed Editions: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282490

ISBN: 091594359X

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 195 pp. Author's first book. Milkweed National Fiction Prize. Straight writes with tenderness and insight about the lives of people from the Westside, a black neighborhood in a large southern California city--but it isn't the California everyone knows or thinks they know. View more info

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Blacker Than a Thousand Midnights

By: Straight, Susan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282491

ISBN: 0786860030

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 388 pp. Darnell Tucker has more to think about than the average twenty-year-old. A resident of impoverished Rio Seco, California, he works part time as the lone black member of the fire department and will soon be a father. Though he loves his job, cutbacks to the state budget force him to search for new work, and the low-paying positions he finds rival firefighting in their peril. On two of the jobs, he's mistaken for a criminal by the police; coming home from ... View more info

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The Gettin Place

By: Straight, Susan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282492

ISBN: 0786860863

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 488 pp. In the third novel by the author of Blacker Than a Thousand Midnights, the Thompson clan tries to deal with the chaos after their family patriarch finds the burning bodies of two white women on his property and is then accidentally gunned down by police. View more info