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In Love & Trouble: Stories of Black Women

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196020

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page.White portions of jacket very faintly toned. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 138 pp. 8vo. A collection of thirteen short stories exploring the hardships of life as an African American woman in the South. Admirers of The Color Purple will find in these stories more evidence of Walker's power to depict black women-women who vary greatly in background yet are bound together. View more info

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You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: Stories

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196021

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine foot faintly pushed. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 167 pp. 8vo. A collection of fourteen short stories by the author who later became a household name with the publication of The Color Purple.Keywords: ALICE WALKER YOU CANT KEEP GOOD WOMAN DOWN SHORT STORIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION LITERATURE PULITZER PRIZE WINNER View more info

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By the Light of My Father's Smile: A Novel

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197287

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 222 pp. 8vo. A family from the United States goes to the remote Sierras in Mexico--the writer-to-be, Susannah; her sister, Magdalena; her father and mother.  And there, amid an endangered band of mixed-race Blacks and Indians called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them more than they could ever dream.  Moving back and forth in time, and among unforgettable characters and their stories, Walker crosses conventional borders of all kinds as she ... View more info

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The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197290

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 200 pp. 8vo. These are the stories that came to me to be told after the close of a magical marriage to an extraordinary man that ended in a less-than-magical divorce. I found myself unmoored, unmated, ungrounded in a way that challenged everything I'd ever thought about human relationships. Situated squarely in that terrifying paradise called freedom, precipitously out on so many emotional limbs, it was as if I had been born; and in fact I was being reborn as ... View more info

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Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth: New Poems

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197293

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxi, 229 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple gives us her first new collection of poetry in more than a decade, poems that reaffirm her as “one of the best American writers of today” (The Washington Post).The forces of nature and the strength of the human spirit inspire the poems in Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth. Alice Walker opens us up to feeling and understanding with poems that cover a broad spectrum of emotions.... View more info

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Her Blue Body Everything We Know: Earthling Poems 1965-1990 Complete

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197956

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 463 pp. 8vo. An anthology of poetry shares a keen historical perspective on the spiritual, social, and political issues of the last three decades, in works including Once and Revolutionary Petunias & Other Poems.Keywords: PULITZER PRIZE WINNER LITERATURE POEMS POETRY ALICE WALKER HER BLUE BODY EVERYTHING WE KNOW SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Possessing the Secret of Joy

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197959

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Tiny crease on front jacket flap corner. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 286 pp. 8vo. A provocative novel about an African tribal woman’s battle with madness after the trauma of a childhood genital mutilation.Keywords: PULITZER PRIZE WINNER LITERATURE FICTION ALICE WALKER AFRICA AFRICAN GENITAL MUTILATION POSSESSING SECRET JOY SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women

By: Walker, Alice; Parmar, Pratibha

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197291

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Alice Walker without inscription on title page. 1993 Hard Cover. 373 pp. 8vo. The author of The Color Purple travels to Gambia, Senegal, and Burkina to interview a group of women trying to eliminate the traditional practice of female clitoral circumcision, a practice forced on women by the men of those societies. View more info

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Camp Stalag

By: Walker, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications: 2001

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201862

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 1000 unnumbered copies. Signed by author without inscription on limitation page. 2001 Hard Cover. 420 pp. When journalist and aspiring war novelist Frank Murphy returns from the 10th Annual World War Convention, he has no idea that the mysterious videotape he holds in his hands will change his life forever. He has been handpicked to participate in a specialized experiment in mass psychology and a unique form of Living History: Spend two weeks with three hundred other men in an authentic replica of a World War Two German POW Camp! the tape says. Come, and experience the ... View more info

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Jack London and the Klondike: The Genesis of an American Writer

By: Walker, Franklin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Huntington Library: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2122833

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, & dated by author on front endpaper ('Feb. 13, 1967, To Abraham Rothberg, with my compliments, Franklin Walker'). Lacks jacket. Top corner faintly bumped. 1966 Hard Cover. 288 pp. 8vo. An account of London's experience in the Klondike gold rush. View more info

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Canaletto: The Painter of Warsaw [with] The Old Town of Warsaw [with] Varsovie: Sa Destruction et Sa Reconstruction

By: Wallis, Mieczyslaw; Zachwatowicz, Jan; Bieganski, Piotr; Ciborowski, Adolf

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Panstwowy Instytut Wydawniczy, Warsaw / Budownictwo i Architektura / Wydawnictwo Interpress: 1954

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2103443

Condition: Good


Canaletto inscribed, signed, & dated by author on front endpaper. Jackets of Canaletto & Varsovie rubbed with chips along edges and several tears. The Old Town of Warsaw lacks jacket, is lightly stained along base, and has a faded spine. 1954 Large Hardcover. Three works depicting the architecture and communities of post-bellum Warsaw, Poland through color and black & white photographs and illustrations. Canaletto includes tipped in color plates, Old Town of Warsaw includes two fold-out maps of the city. View more info

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As Time Goes By: A Novel of Casablanca

By: Walsh, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1795956

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Remainder mark on page base. 1998 Hard Cover. 432 pp. A daring journey of adventure, courage & romance, traversing the world from Casablanca to Lisbon to New York to London to Prague & then Paris, expanding & intensifying the classic movie Casablanca. View more info

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How to Talk to a Yankee Fan

By: Wasif, Andy; D'Elia, Rick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Seven Locks Press: 2006

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2185743

ISBN: 1931643938

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed & signed by both authors on title page. Edges lightly rubbed. 2006 Trade Paperback. A guide to talking to a true Yankees fan, loaded with stats, info, and much more! View more info

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Row 22, Seats A & B: Short Stories

By: Waterman, Frederick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canfield & Mackenzie: 2003

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267289

ISBN: 0972677003

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine-head lightly bumped. 2003 Hard Cover. 248 pp. Seventeen short stories and every one of them as different as the people who sit in Row 22, Seats A & B. This is the highly acclaimed series of short stories which first appeared in United Airlines' HEMISPHERES magazine, now published together for the first time. View more info

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Fingersmith

By: Waters, Sarah

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Virago: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282565

ISBN: 1860498825

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Includes scarce belly band. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 548 pp. Sue Trinder is an orphan, left as an infant in the care of Mrs. Sucksby, a baby farmer, who raised her with unusual tenderness, as if Sue were her own. Mrs. Sucksby’s household, with its fussy babies calmed with doses of gin, also hosts a transient family of petty thieves—fingersmiths—for whom this house in the heart of a mean London slum is home. One day, the most beloved thief of all arrives—Gentleman, an elegant con... View more info

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The Night Watch

By: Waters, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Virago: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282566

ISBN: 1844082466

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket very lightly rubbed. Pages very faintly toned. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 472 pp. Moving back through the 1940s, through air raids, blacked out streets, illicit liaisons, sexual adventure, to end with its beginning in 1941, The Night Watch is the work of a truly brilliant and compelling storyte This is the story of four Londoners – three women and a young man with a past, drawn with absolute truth and intimacy. Kay, who drove an ambulance during the war and lived life at full throttle, now dresses... View more info

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Aaron Sopher

By: Watson, Forbes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Theodore Ember: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276404

Condition: Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('To Pete Street Jr., A noble cooperator, From Forbes Watson, Washington, D.C. July 8, 1943'). Also signed and dated by Aaron Sopher on front flyleaf ('Aaron Sopher, Washington D.C., 1942'). This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., who went by 'Pete' to differentiate himself from his father, a prominent author. Jacket included but with significant repairs (Japanese tissue) on reverse, spine absent and chips along edges. Lightly foxed, binding beginning to weaken. 1940 Hard Cover. 69, [3]... View more info

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Civilization and the Cripple

By: Watson, Frederick

Price: $95.00

Publisher: John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2034903

Condition: Very Good


First edition. This copy signed by Edgar Allen, founder of the International Society for Crippled Children, and inscribed to Henry Edward Abt., author of The Care and Education of the Crippled Child. Corners a bit rubbed, ink '#61' on front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. xi, 120 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs throughout, including an image of Red Cross nurses at an orthopaedic clinic. Includes a chapter on 'The Influence of the War on the Cripple'. Brief bibliography of literature related to the care of crippled children, orthopaedics, etc., follows text. View more info

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All In a Day's Work: Scenes and Stories from an Adirondack Medical Practice

By: Way, Daniel; Rugge, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2206743

ISBN: 0815608012

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. Fine. 2004 Hard Cover. xii, 132 pp. Over 100 color photographs vividly portray the people and places of the southeastern Adirondacks as seen by a Glens Falls family physician who has spent over twenty years practicing rural medicine in such places as Bolton Landing, Warrensburg, North Creek, Indian Lake, Long Lake, Wells, and Speculator. The book is a breathtaking collection of Adirondack landscapes taken along Dr. Daniel Way's travels, mingled with portraits of his patients taken in their homes and the many stories that re... View more info

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The Tower and Other Verse

By: Wearing, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: .: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274590

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and inscribed by author: To Theodore L. Frost, Bibliophiladelphia, from another, Thomas Wearing. No jacket, light smudge on rear board. 1934 Hard Cover. 67 pp. Gilt title and decorations on front board. Poetry by the Dean of the Colgate-Rochester Divinity School in Rochester, New York. View more info

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The Little Women: A Novel

By: Weber, Katharine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282567

ISBN: 0374189595

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 240 pp. In Katharine Weber's third novel, The Little Women, three adolescent sisters--Meg, Jo and Amy--are shocked when they discover their mother's affair, but are truly devastated by their father's apparently easy forgiveness of her. Shattered by their parents' failure to live up to the moral standards and values of the family, the two younger sisters leave New York (and their private school) and move to Meg's apartment in New Haven, where Meg is a junior at Yale. ... View more info

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The Music Lesson: A Novel

By: Weber, Katharine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Crown Publisher's, Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282568

ISBN: 0609603175

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 178 pp. She's beautiful, writes Irish-American art historian Patricia Dolan in the first of the journal entries that form The Music Lesson. I look at my face in the mirror and it seems far away, less real than hers. The woman she describes is the subject of the stolen Vermeer of the novel's title. Patricia is alone with this exquisite painting in a remote Irish cottage by the sea. How she arrived in such an unlikely circumstance is one part of the story Patricia tell... View more info

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Objects in Mirror are Closer Than They Appear: A Novel

By: Weber, Katharine

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Crown Publisher's, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282569

ISBN: 0517598906

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Review copy with slip laid in. A very nice copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 262 pp. Author's first novel, a portion of which originally appeared in The New Yorker. Harriet Rose, twenty-six, is an American photographer just winning recognition for her work. A travel fellowship brings her to visit her best friend and former roommate, Anne Gordon, in Switzerland. In an ongoing letter to her boyfriend, Harriet reports on strange developments in Anne's life, most notably her affair with a much older married man... View more info

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Greenbough: A Complicity

By: Webster, Richard A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lulu: 2005

Edition: Review Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267147

ISBN: 1411657985

Condition: Near Fine


TLS laid in, in which the author mentions Eastman Theater and the iconic Powers Building, signed in black ink. Ink mayor's office stamp on corner of letter. 2005 Trade Paperback. 239, [1] pp. A self-published detective novel set in Rochester, New York, written by a man born and raised in the city. Rochester's last detective doubts that a city can commit homicide. That is until an investigative coordinator set to replace him bungles a case involving the death of a local author. From then on its all Theo, Detective James Theodorkakos, can do to keep the facts from unraveling into fiction. This m... View more info

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A Stillness Heard Round the World: The End of the Great War: November 1918

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Truman Talley Books / E.P. Dutton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201726

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Laid in are two letters from the author, both signed, responding to the previous owner's assistance in providing research material for the book. Also laid in is a copy of a letter to the author describing materials being sent, stapled to a related magazine page. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 467 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. Stanley Weintraub recreates the days leading up to the armistice and documents the reactions of survivors on both sides of the front. A major evocation of the last days of the Great War, A Stillness Heard Round the ... View more info

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Mantrapped

By: Weldon, Fay

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282570

ISBN: 0007194536

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages very lightly toned. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 267 pp. Mantrapped is a dazzling new work that continues Fay Weldon’s critically acclaimed memoir, Auto da Fay, and tells the story of a woman down on her luck. Trisha is forty-four and at the end of her rope: creditors are coming and boyfriends have long left. Then, one day, on the stairs above her local dry cleaner, she bumps into the dashing Peter Watson, an editor for the local newspaper. After brushing past each other, they mysteriously and instan... View more info

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Only When the Loon Sings

By: Wells, Beverly

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Wild Rose Press/Cactus Rose: 2012

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201225

ISBN: 1601549865

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription: Pat, So great to meet you and thanks for such a warm welcome. Glad you enjoyed your journey with Morgan. Bev Faint crease to front wrapper corner and rear wrapper corner. 2012 Trade Paperback. 332 pp. Searching for true happiness, as well as escape from a controlling family, Morgan Prescott answers a Brides Wanted ad and leaves New York City's high society life for the wilds of Washington Territory. Her spirit and intelligence carry her through the shocks that await her--streets of ankle-deep mud, life in a one-room cabin, the hazards of cooking--but they are... View more info

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American Pie: A Novel

By: West, Michael Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282573

ISBN: 0060183578

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!. 324 pp. In the waters off the Baja coast, far from her childhood home of Tallulah, Tennessee, marine biologist Freddie McBroom studies the life habits of grey whales with her scientist husband, Sam. An ex-medical student expelled for stealing cadaver parts, Freddie has left the South and her past behind, never once looking back; practical and serious, she is the antithesis of her eccentric sisters, Eleanor and Jo-Nell, who have remained in their hometown to carv... View more info

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Consuming Passions: A Food-Obsessed Life

By: West, Michael Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282574

ISBN: 0060183713

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, All food wishes. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 262 pp. From Michael Lee West, author of the acclaimed American Pie, She Flew the Coop, and Crazy Ladies, comes a delightfully quirky memoir of an adventurous food-obsessed life, laced with delicious secret recipes passed from generation to generation. Wonderfully presented and thoroughly entertaining, this warm and witty work unites West's evocative voice and humor with the uniquely American form of kitchen tales... View more info

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Crazy Ladies

By: West, Michael Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Longstreet Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282575

ISBN: 092926438X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 337 pp. Author's first novel. From the author of Mad Girls in Love comes this lively multigenerational tale of six charming, unforgettable Southern women -- a novel of love and laughter, pain and redemption. Though she was born in Tennessee, Miss Gussie is no country fool. A woman who can handle any situation, she has her hands full with two headstrong daughters who happen to be complete opposites -- dour Dorothy and sweet Clancy Jane. Hoping money will heal chi... View more info