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Water Music: A Novel

By: Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book/Little, Brown and Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281544

ISBN: 0316104671

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket spine lightly toned. Page ridge very faintly foxed. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 437 pp. Author's first novel. Twenty five years ago, T.C. Boyle published his first novel, Water Music—a funny, bawdy, extremely entertaining novel of imaginative and stylistic fancy that announced to the world Boyle’s tremendous gifts as a storyteller. Set in the late eighteenth century, Water Music follows the wild adventures of N... View more info

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After the Plague, and Other Stories

By: Boyle, T.C.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Viking: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199485

ISBN: 0670030058

Condition: Good


Signed by author without inscription. First edition. Faint smell of smoke, top page edges lightly foxed.Very Good. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 303 pp. Few authors in America write with such sheer love of story, language, and imagination as T. C. Boyle, and nowhere is that passion more evident than in his inventive, wickedly funny, and widely praised short stories. In After the Plague, his sixth collection of stories, Boyle exhibits his... View more info

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Drop City: A Novel

By: Boyle, T.C.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281614

ISBN: 0670031720

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Minor crease to top corner of front jacket flap. Faint smudge on page ridge. 2003 Hard Cover. 443 pp. The members of the Drop City commune clash with Alaskan homesteaders who live near where the commune has recently moved, as both groups struggle to for love, nourishment, and shelter. By the author of A Friend of the Earth. View more info

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We Can All Do Better

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Vanguard Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2288335

ISBN: 1593157290

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author on bookplate pasted to half-title page without inscription. Top corners of jacket bumped. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 191 pp. The eighteen-year New Jersey Senator, financial and investment adviser, Olympic and NBA athlete, national radio host, and bestselling author has lived in the United States as both political insider and outsider, national sports celebrity and behind-the-scenes confidante, lead... View more info

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Time Present, Time Past: A Memoir

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2288336

ISBN: 0679444882

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head lightly bumped. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 442 pp. A superb memoir that concludes with an exciting vision of what this country can be, Time Present, Time Past recounts a classic American journey. Former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley speaks with affection about his small-town upbringing, traces the road he took through professional sports to public service, an... View more info

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The Long Dirt Road: A Short Story with a Long Reach

By: Braman, Clifford L.

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Clifford L. Braman: 2014

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265326

ISBN: 149748247X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription, To Laurie, from Clifford L. Braman. Top corner lightly bumped. 2014 Trade Paperback. iii, 134 pp. Over fifty years ago, Clifford L. Braman was a student at a private Christian high school in central Florida—a place that should have nurtured, strengthened, and prepared him for the world. It did, but not in a positive way; sadly, its administrators and teachers introduced him to the hardships of life through their own harshness and dece... View more info

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Small Craft Warnings: Stories

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: University of Nevada Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201015

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 180 pp. The indigo skies and lush vegetation of the contemporary West Coast belie the damaged souls and desperate alienation that lurk behind fading stucco walls and off the endless highways. The lives of women on the edge and beyond the margins have seldom been explored with as much power or insight as in these brilliant stories... View more info

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Postcard from August

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Illuminati: 1990

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201044

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. Spine lightly bumped, lightly toned. 1990 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 75 pp. A lyrical diary in chapters by turns meditative and explosive, it spells a woman's intuitive journey from Southern California to wisdom--by way of motherhood, Hawaii and surrender. From the controversial author of Palm Latitudes.Keywords: KATE BRAVERMAN AMERICAN LITERATURE POETRY POEMS POSTCARD FROM AUGUST View more info

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Frantic Transmissions to and from Los Angeles: An Accidental Memoir

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Graywolf Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270797

ISBN: 1555974384

Condition: Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 217 pp. Kate Braverman grew up in Los Angeles in the late 1950s at the time when glitz was just beginning to be manufactured. Her Los Angeles was made up of stucco tenements, welfare, and the marginalized. It wasn't a destination city, it was the end of the line. Frantic Transmissions to and from Los Angeles chronicl... View more info

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Lullaby for Sinners: Poems

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270798

ISBN: 0060104392

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 88 pp. A brilliant book of poetry by a legendary American author. View more info

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Lithium for Medea: A Novel

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270799

ISBN: 0060104414

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket very faintly toned. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 251 pp. Author's first novel. In this startling, intense novel, Kate Braverman uses the language and sensibilities of a poet to create a portrait of a young woman on the brink of self-discovery. View more info

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Squandering the Blue: Stories

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Fawcett Columbine: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270800

ISBN: 0449905519

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 241 pp. Single mothers, insolent daughters, blood sisters, and desperate friends people the tales in this twelve-story cycle, as they live out urban fairy tales and nightmares in the atmospheric landscape of Los Angeles. View more info

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Wonders of the West: A Novel

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Fawcett Columbine: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270801

ISBN: 0449906566

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. Newly arrived at her brother's home in 1960s Los Angeles, teenager Jordan Lerner struggles to deal with her brother's terminal illness, her mother's dalliances with a string of men, and a school where she is considered an outcast. View more info

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The Incantation of Frida K.

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Seven Stories Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270802

ISBN: 1583224696

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!. 235 pp. I was born in rain and I will die in rain, begins Kate Braverman’s The Incantation of Frida K., an imagined life journey of Frida Kahlo. The book opens and closes inside the mind of Frida K., at 46, on her deathbed, taking us through a kaleidoscope of memories and hallucinations where we shiver for two hundred page... View more info

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Palm Latitudes: A Novel

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Linden Press / Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270803

ISBN: 0671645420

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head and spine base very lightly bumped, jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 384 pp. Tells the stories of Francisca Ramos, a prostitute, Gloria Hernandez, a young housewife, and Marta Ortega, an eldery half-breed, who live in the Los Angeles barrio. View more info

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George Eastman: A Biography

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202690

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated by author without inscription on half-title page. 1996 Hard Cover. xiii, 637 pp. This life of George Eastman is the first biography since 1930 of the man who transformed the world of photography. As a 23-year-old bank clerk, Eastman bought his first camera and began simplifying the cumbersome and messy wet-plate process. With only two years' experience, he patented a dry-plate coating machine and began selling photographic plates. Soon, th... View more info

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The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269234

ISBN: 061539373X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed without inscription by the author, photographer, designer, project manager, and philanthropist Betty Strasenburgh on the title page. Jacket edges a bit rubbed. 2010 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 203, [1] pp. The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream provides a stunning celebration of the history and renovation of the Eastman Theatre in Rochester, New York. The book is richly illustrated with period imagery as well as b... View more info

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The Day Jesse James Was Killed

By: Breihan, Carl W.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Frederick Fell, Inc., Publishers: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2195335

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author. Pages heavily tonedJacket heavily toned, jacket edges heavily rubbed, bottom right front corner of jacket taped. 1961 Hard Cover. xxvi, 235 pp. a wealth of material never before published, which casts new light on many aspects of the James' activities and motives, gleaned from rare newspaper accounts of the day, letters and photographs obtained from members of the James family and personal reminiscences of their friends and neighbors. Bla... View more info

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Mountain Man

By: Bright, Verne

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1949

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2174831

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Inscribed & signed by author on front endpaper ('For Betty Ogden, With the compliments of Edith and the author, Verne Bright, The Breakers, Tolovana Park, Oregon, July 5, 1959'). Light stain to top page ridge (exterior only). 1949 Hard Cover. 190 pp. 8vo. A collection of poetry celebrating the American West, by the poet, journalist, and English teacher in Oregon. View more info

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Hay Rake Verses

By: Bristow, Arch

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Clark Printing House: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287485

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, 'With kindest regards to Paul R. Kelley from Arch Bristow, March 6, 1930. No jacket. Board edges rubbed. 89 pp. These verses were written in the village of Garland in the woods of northwestern Pennsylvania. Many of them have been published in the Hay Rake magazine, some others have appeared in the papers. Included in the list are several written especially for this volume. View more info

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Awake and Rehearse

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1928

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286117

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #467 of 500 copies. Signed by author and hand-numbered. Lacks slipcase, but includes a second jacket that appears original and follows the same design pattern as the one beneath, with a different color scheme and thicker paper. Silver jacket beneath is affixed by the flaps to the insides of the boards, and is split down the spine with some chipping. Book and outer jacket are excellent. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 314 pp... View more info

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The Defenders of Shannara, in Three Volumes: The High Druid's Blade; The Darkling Child; The Sorcerer's Daughter

By: Brooks, Terry

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Del Rey: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2280898

ISBN: 0345540700

Condition: Near Fine


First editions, all three volumes. First volume signed by author without inscription. Jackets of all three volumes near fine. 2014 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305; 300; 334 pp. The Defenders of Shannara, in three volumes. THE HIGH DRUID'S BLADE: Legend has it that Paxon Leah is descended from the royals and warriors who once ruled the Highlands and waged war with magical weapons. But those kings, queens, and heroes are long gone, and there i... View more info

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Attic Treasures: Out of the Dust Came Memories of Yesterday That Initiate Four Romances of Today

By: Brunstetter, Wanda E.; Shuttlesworth, Tammy; Spaeth, Janet; Tracy, Pamela Kaye

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Barbour: 2004

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287925

ISBN: 1593102739

Condition: Very Good


Signed without inscription on bookplate by Wanda E. Brunstetter. Bookplate pictures Amish buggy and Gott segen eich! [Pennsylvania Dutch] God bless you!. Spine and corners of rear wrapper creased, envelope with handwritten letter from author laid in. 2004 Trade Paperback. 345 pp. Lydia Dunmore is preparing to move from her country house to a retirement home in the city and has invited her four granddaughters to choose something to keep from her attic of long-forgotten tr... View more info

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Lightfoot the Deer (Burgess Quaddies Green Forest Series Book 1)

By: Burgess, Thornton W. [Waldo]

Price: $250.00  $200.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1921

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2140934

Condition: Very Good


1925 printing. Near fine in fair to good jacket. Inscribed & signed by author on title page ('Your story friend, Thornton W. Burgess 1926.'). This inscription is typical of Burgess, and therefore likely this was not inscribed to a friend of his. Nonetheless, signed copies of Burgess's early works are rather uncommon, especially in original jackets. Ink name on front endpaper, jacket stained & toned with minor loss from corners.Good. 1921 Hard Cover. viii, 205, [2] pp. 8v... View more info

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The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2007

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277197

Condition: Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Publisher's insert and certificate of authenticity laid in. 2007 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 373, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. In the waning days of summer, 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana. This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish S... View more info

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The Integrity of Chiseling (SIGNED COPY)

By: Burlingame, Harold

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Privately Published: 1990

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1854560

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author. 1990 Large Hardcover. Yearbook style work that gathers Incidents, fragments, daring adventures, etc. which took place during a thirty-two year ministry in one church in Bliss, NY. View more info

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Abraham Lincoln Traveled This Way: The America Lincoln Knew

By: Burlingame, Michael

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Firelight Publishing: 2011

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2170921

ISBN: 1891650254

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by both Robert Shaw and Michael Burlingame. First edition. An exceptional copy.Near Fine. 2011 Large Hardcover. Abraham Lincoln Traveled This Way-The America Lincoln Knew is a look back through the window of time into Lincoln's world. Renowned Lincoln historian Dr. Michael Burlingame and acclaimed landscape photographer Robert Shaw explore the places and the land that were a part of Abraham Lincoln's life-from his early years in Kentucky and Indiana, through the 2... View more info

A Light Shines In God's Country: Humorous & Heartwarming Stories From Our Home to Yours

By: Burns, Irene

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Creation House: 2007

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289173

ISBN: 1599792427

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED by author. An exceptional copy. 2007 Trade Paperback. A woman who gives birth to nine children knows what she is talking about when it comes to child-rearing. In her first book, Irene Burns shares funny, sad, and motivating stories about raising children that, without a doubt, will encourage young mothers and fathers. Burns, who recently celebrated fifty years of marriage with husband, Don, chronicles the faith, financial struggles, and details of the obstacles wi... View more info

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Zigzag [Zig-Zag] Journeys in the Levant, with a Talmudist Story-Teller. A Spring Trip of the Zigzag Club through Egypt and the Holy Land.

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat, Boston: 1886

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1864933

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed & signed by author on front flyleaf: 'Miss Annie H. Lee, Haveen, B.G.; Presented by H.B. Christmas 1885.' No jacket. Front hinge just starting, boards lightly rubbed. 1886 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 304 pp. Original olive cloth, gilt titles, gilt & black decorations, illustrated endpapers, engravings throughout text. Late 19th century travel writing, part of The Zig-Zag Series, this volume focusing on journeys in Egypt, the ... View more info

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Heavenly Bodies

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Emory University: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200682

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, one of 175 copies. Includes publisher's envelope. 1999 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 13, [1] pp. A short work by A.S. Byatt, the Booker Prize winning author of Possession and other novels. Originally published in The Sunday Times on December 20, 1998, and re-released in this limited edition to mark the occasion of the 1999 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature. View more info