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Talk Before Sleep: A Novel

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270893

ISBN: 067943299X

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 210 pp. What do women talk about when they know they don't have forever? They talk about what they have always talked about, only they go deeper and more honest: with outrageous humor they try to mitigate pain. Intimate and uncensored sharing, the kind of connection women prize, is at the heart of this deeply moving novel about the grit and pow... View more info

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The Pull of the Moon

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270894

ISBN: 0679449728

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 193 pp. Uncomfortable with the fit of her life, now that she's in the middle of it, Nan gets into her car and just goes--driving across the country on back roads, following the moon; and stopping to talk to people. Through conversations with women, men, with her husband through letters, and with herself through her diary, Nan confronts topics l... View more info

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Joy School: A Novel

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270895

ISBN: 0679449434

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. In this exquisite new novel by bestselling writer Elizabeth Berg, a young woman falls in love -- and learns how sorrow can lead to an understanding of joy. Katie, the narrator, has relocated to Missouri with her distant, occasionally abusive father, and she feels very much alone: her much-loved mother is dead; her new school is unaccept... View more info

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Ordinary Life: Stories

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271022

ISBN: 0679437460

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Author trading card laid in. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. In this superb collection of short stories, the bestselling author of Open House and Talk Before Sleep takes us into the times in women’s lives when memories and events cohere to create a sense of wholeness, understanding, and change. In Ordinary Life, Mavis McPherson locks herself in the bathroom for... View more info

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The Year of Pleasures: A Novel

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271023

ISBN: 1400061601

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 206 pp. In this rich and deeply satisfying novel by the beloved author of The Art of Mending, and Open House, a resilient woman embarks upon an unforgettable journey of adventure, self-discovery, and renewal. Betta Nolan moves to a small town after the death of her husband to try to begin anew. Pursuing a dream of a different kind of life,... View more info

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Never Change

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271025

ISBN: 0743411323

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 214 pp. Resigned to her life alone, fifty-one-year-old spinster Myra Lipinsky endures her isolation by immersing herself in her career as a visiting nurse, in which role she is reunited with Chip Reardon, the onetime golden boy she adored from afar in high school, who has returned to his New England hometown to live while he deals with an ... View more info

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Until the Real Thing Comes Along: A Novel

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271026

ISBN: 0679457224

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 241 pp. What do you do when your life isn't living up to your dreams? When the man you love is unavailable, and yet you long for a family, a home? What is the cost of compromising until the real thing comes along? Reading Elizabeth Berg is like having a friend sit down and talk with you about the deepest truths and most perplexing issues i... View more info

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True to Form: A Novel

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271027

ISBN: 074341134X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 214 pp. Living with her stern, unapproachable father and his new wife after the death of her mother, fourteen-year-old Katie finds herself lonely and forges an alliance with Cynthia, a fellow misfit, but when she tries to become part of the in-crowd, she loses her best friend and learns some valuable lessons about herself, her dreams, and ... View more info

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Open House: A Novel

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271028

ISBN: 0375501002

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 241 pp. In this superb novel by the beloved author of Talk Before Sleep, The Pull of the Moon, and Until the Real Thing Comes Along, a woman re-creates her life after divorce by opening up her house and her heart. Samantha's husband has left her, and after a spree of overcharging at Tiffany's, she settles down to reconstruct... View more info

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The Cobbler of Normandy: A Novel

By: Berliner, Otto A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Otto A. Berliner: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202747

ISBN: 1419668404

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author: To Preston Faulkner with the very best wishes. Otto A. Berliner. Edges rubbed. 2007 Trade Paperback. 594 pp. Passionate, immense and deeply moving, The Cobbler of Normandy by Otto A. Berliner is set in the midst of forecasting Overlord, code-word for the invasion of Normandy, the largest sea born invasion in history. With so much at risk, five must prove their true patriotism and valor as they maneuver enemy lines in the nam... View more info

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The Female World: A Brilliant Exploration of a Previously Uncharted Region--the Special World of Women

By: Bernard, Jessie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202132

ISBN: 0029030005

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Signed by author and inscribed: For Elizabeth O'Hera with best regards, Jessie Bernard 10/19/81. Edges very lightly rubbed.Crease to front and rear wrapper of jacket and jacket spine. 1981 Hard Cover. x, 614 pp. A sociological look at the sphere of women examines its patterns and trends, compares it with the world of men, and relates both concepts to politics and economics.Keywords: JESSIE BERNARD FEMALE WORLD BRILLIANT EXPLORATION PREVIOUSLY UNCHARTED REG... View more info

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Stoneposts in the Sunset

By: Berry, Romeyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Century House: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2062121

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author ('with every good wish, Romeyn Berry') on title page. Corners a bit rubbed, faint stain to spine base. 1950 Hard Cover. 96 pp. 8vo. A collection of short pieces written by an American sports administrator and author who attended Cornell University to study law, practiced in New York City, fought in World War I, and returned to Cornell to become involved in their sports program. He was also the head of seve... View more info

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Pictures of Rochester in Verse

By: Bingeman, Melissa E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melissa E. Bingeman: 1930

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2260631

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. No jacket, boards lightly toned, front board lightly bowed. 1930 Hard Cover. 35 pp. These poems appeared serially in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle from March to October, 1930. View more info

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Bishop's Wildfowl: A Collection of Etching and Oil Painting Reproductions by Richard E. Bishop

By: Bishop, Richard E.; Prestrud, Earl; Williams, Russ

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Brown & Bigelow: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2262387

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, one of an unnumbered limitation. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Ink gift note on half-title page ('To Harold E. Pierson, Dear Harold, Your company at our third deer hunt dinner here at 'R' House has indeed been a pleasure. Lena and Bruce E. Renard, 11/30/49'), list of guests who attended the dinner on following blank. 1948 Full-Leather. 282 pp. A collection of color and black-and-white reproductions from Richard E. Bishop's painti... View more info

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Black and White in the Sudan

By: Bittinger, Desmond W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Brethren Publishing House: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1536014

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed & dated by author on title page. Two light creases to edge of title page. 1941 Hard Cover. xvi, 343 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 3/8. 8vo. An autobiographical account of missionary work in Sudan by a member of the Church of the Brethren. Acquired as part of a large collection on the Brethren, from the working library of a divinity school professor. View more info

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Treasure Hunting in Maine: Gems and Minerals

By: Blakemaore, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Smiling Cow Shop: 1952

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275129

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, To Mr. W. B. Thompson with best wishes, Jean Blakemore, July 1954. Quarter size surface tear on front wrapper which does not obscure text, rear wrapper creased. 1952 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 118 pp. A guide to the gems and minerals of Maine. View more info

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Normal: Transsexual CEOs, Crossdressing Cops, and Hermaphrodites with Attitude

By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271001

ISBN: 067945652X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 140 pp. Amy Bloom has won a devoted readership and wide critical acclaim for fiction of rare humor, insight, grace, and eloquence, and the same qualities distinguish Normal, her first full-length work of nonfiction. In Normal, the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award finalist explores sex and gender... View more info

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A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You: Stories

By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271002

ISBN: 0375502688

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!. 163 pp. A great short story has the emotional depth and intensity of a poem and the wholeness and breadth of a novel. Amy Bloom writes great short stories. Her first collection, Come to Me, was a finalist for the National Book Award, and here she deepens and extends her mastery of the form. Real people inhabit these pages, the people we kn... View more info

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Come to Me: Stories

By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271003

ISBN: 0060182369

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages very faintly toned. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 177 pp. A first collection of short stories features tales of psychiatrists crossing professional boundaries, a small girl in need of love, a frightened father in need of redemption, and wives who become mistresses. View more info

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Love Invents Us: A Novel

By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271004

ISBN: 0679441093

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 205 pp. This stunning novel by National Book Award finalist Amy Bloom, author of Come to Me, follows the passions of Elizabeth Taube from childhood to middle age, as she finds herself through love--good, bad, and dangerous. View more info

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The Washington Embrace of Business (Benjamin F. Fairless Memorial Lectures)

By: Blough, Roger M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University / Columbia University Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275901

ISBN: 0915604035

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('To Julian Street, With warm regards, Roger Blough, 12/23/75'). This would be Julian Street, Jr., as his father passed away in 1947. This volume was acquired along with a collection of other books from Street's personal library. Jacket toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 161, [3] pp. 8vo. An analysis of government regulation of businesses by the former Chairman of U.S. Steel, assessing specific historical examples and advocat... View more info

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The Book of Banbury

By: Bloxham, Christine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barracuda Books Limited: 1975

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265073

ISBN: 0860230074

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription, With best wishes. Front jacket flap clipped, jacket faintly toned. 1975 Large Hardcover. 147 pp. A history of Banbury, illustrated with black-and-white maps and illustrations. View more info

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Temperature's Rising: A Midsummer's Night Steam

By: Blue, Ally; Buchanan, Jade; Mitchell, K.A.; Young, Amanda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263420

ISBN: 1599987767

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Inscribed and signed by author on title page (using her real name, Colleen). 2008 Trade Paperback. 260, [8] pp. Guilty pleasures - we all have them. And four of Samhains top m/m erotica writers are serving them up. Taboo Desires by Amanda Young has a man facing a choice - give in to his desire for a man, or go back to his safe, straight life. In Custom Ride by K.A. Mitchell, a summer storm brings more than one man out of the closet. ... View more info

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The Greater Emancipation: A Story-Study of Mind

By: Bluntach, John Alexander

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Charter Publisher, Rochester: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164351

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution & signed in pencil by author on front flyleaf ('With the good will and regard of J A Bluntach'). Owner sticker on title page, some loss of gilt from titles on front board, minimal pencil marginalia. 1915 Hard Cover. 216, [1] pp. 8vo. A celebration of the power of the human mind, with some philosophical and religious underpinnings, written in the form of a novel. View more info

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The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

By: Bok, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2180821

Condition: Good


1921 14th printing. Inscribed & signed by author on front endpaper ('An obstacle is simply a difficulty to overcome - Edward W. Bok December 1921 -'). Edges lightly stained, front hinge just starting, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. 462 pp. A Pulitzer Prize winning autobiography by the long-time editor of Ladies Home Journal who coined the term 'living room'. View more info

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Genesee Country Museum: Scenes of Town & Country in the Nineteenth Century

By: Bolger, Stuart

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Flower City Printing: 1985

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2193521

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed to local businesswoman/philanthropist & signed by author on title page ('to Jean Groff - with best regards, Stuart Bolger'). Groff's address sticker on title page. 1985 Large Softcover. 103 pp. Depicts the different historical buildings and events that helped shaped Genesee Country. Stuart Bolger, an architectural historian, was the long-time director of Genesee Country Village. View more info

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Mission, Marcel-Proust: The Story of an Unusual O.S.S. Undertaking

By: Booth, Waller B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dorrance & Company: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276901

ISBN: 0805917047

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('All best wishes to my old friend, Pete Street, Wally Booth, 25 June 1976'). This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., who went by Pete to differentiate himself from his father, the prominent author. Jacket toned. 1972 Hard Cover. 168 pp. 8vo. An account of clandestine operations during World War II, by the commander of Mission Marcel-Proust. View more info

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Nerves: A Novel

By: Boyd, Blanche M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Daughters, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201035

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. Top edge lightly foxed. 1973 Trade Paperback. 169 pp. Author's first book. Diane Hamilton comes of age in a world peopled by troubled women. Not that these are weak women, but they are women who have tried to face life down and failed. Nerves is a novel of generations of women--mother, daughter, aunt, friend of the family. Diane is the strength we all have in adolescence and the fear we felt of g... View more info

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The Revolution of Little Girls

By: Boyd, Blanche McCrary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271005

ISBN: 0679400907

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated (June 3, 1991) by author without inscription. A nice copy. We have more books available by this author!. 205 pp. No matter how hard she tries, Ellen Burns will never be Scarlett O'Hara. As a little girl in South Carolina, she prefers playing Tarzan to playing Jane. As a teenage beauty queen she spikes her Cokes with spirits of ammonia and baffles her elders with her Freedom Riding sympathies. As a young woman in the 1960s and '70s, she hyp... View more info

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Mourning the Death of Magic: A Novel

By: Boyd, Blanche McCrary

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271006

ISBN: 0025142704

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 214 pp. An intensely powerful, understated novel about contemporary Southern life, the struggle of the new generation with themselves, their past, and their region. View more info