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

By: Burgess, Thornton W. [Waldo]

Price: $250.00

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. 8vo. The first book in Burgess's Green Forest Series. Color illustration mounted on front board (repeated on front jacket panel... View more info

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The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $75.00

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 Sheriff's Detective Dave Robicheaux discovers as he is deployed to New Orleans. As James Lee Burke's new novel, The Tin Roof B... View more info

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The Integrity of Chiseling (SIGNED COPY)

By: Burlingame, Harold

Price: $7.00

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

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 29 years he lived in Illinois, until he went east to Washington, D.C. to serve as President. View more info

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

By: Burns, Irene

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Creation House: 2007

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289173

ISBN: 1599792427

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed and 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 with children she and the family endured, as well as the victory and joy that accompanied each trial and season o... 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

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 Holy Land, and other Mediterranean locations. View more info

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Heavenly Bodies

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $50.00

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

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Babel Tower

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270820

ISBN: 0701137185

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages moderately toned due to the type of paper used by the publisher. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 618 pp. In Babel Tower a cast of striking characters play out their personal dramas amid the clashing politics, passionate ideals and stirring languages of the early 1960s. Frederica (the heroine of Virgin in the Garden and Still Life) now teaching English at an art college, is hiding herself and her son Leo from a violent husband; her urge towards freedom later leads to an angry, humiliating divorce case. Her... View more info

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Angels and Insects

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270821

ISBN: 0701137177

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages moderately toned due to the type of paper used by the publisher. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 292 pp. In two breathtakingly accomplished novellas, A. S. Byatt explores the landscape of Victorian England, where science and spiritualism are both popular manias and domestic decorum coexists with brutality and perversion. View more info

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Passions of the Mind: Selected Writings

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270822

ISBN: 0701138475

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. Pages moderately toned due to the type of paper used by the publisher. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 346 pp. Whether she is writing about George Eliot or Sylvia Plath; Victorian spiritual malaise or Toni Morrison; mythic strands in the novels of Iris Murdoch and Saul Bellow; politics behind the popularity of Barbara Pym or the ambitions that underlie her own fiction, Byatt manages to be challenging, entertaining, and unflinchingly committed to the alliance o... View more info

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A Whistling Woman

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270824

ISBN: 0701173807

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages moderately toned due to the type of paper used by the publisher. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 422 pp. This electrifying new novel forms the triumphant conclusion to the great “Frederica quartet” depicting the forces in English life from the early 50s to 1970. While Frederica -- the spirited heroine of Virgin in the Garden, Still Life, and Babel Tower -- falls almost by accident into a career in television in London, tumultuous events in her home county of Yorkshire threaten to change her life and t... View more info

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Sugar and Other Stories

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270825

ISBN: 0701131691

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages moderately toned due to the type of paper used by the publisher. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 248 pp. A.S. Byatt's short fictions explore the fragile ties between generations, the dizzying abyss of loss and the elaborate memories we construct against it, resulting in a book that compels us to inhabit other lives and returns us to our own with new knowledge, compassion, and a sense of wonder. View more info

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Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271601

ISBN: 0701168234

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated (November 12th 1998) by author. A very nice copy. We have more books available by this author!. 232 pp. A new volume of stories from A.S. Byatt is always a joy, and this one is rich and rare indeed. The collected stories deal with betrayal and loyalty, quests and longings, loneliness and passion -- the mysterious absences at the heart of the fullest lives, in settings ranging from the heat of Provence in summer to the cold forests of Scandinavia, from chalk-strewn classrooms to herb-scented hillsides, from suburban streets to rocky wilds. View more info

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Little Black Book of Stories

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271603

ISBN: 0701173246

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 279 pp. Leaves rustle underfoot in a dark wood: two middle-aged women walk into a forest, as they did when they were girls, confronting their childhood fears and memories and the strange thing they saw -- or thought they saw -- so long ago. A distinguished male obstetrician and a young woman artist meet in a hospital. But both of them have very different ideas about body parts, birth and death. An innocent member of an evening class turns out to have her own dec... View more info

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The Biographer's Tale

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271606

ISBN: 0701169451

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head very lightly bumped. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 265 pp. In this witty, Borges-like fiction, A.S. Byatt weaves a dazzling fiction out of one man's search for fact. Fed up with stultifying criticism, Phineas G. decides to study the messiness of 'real life'. Doing nothing by halves he sets out to write a biography of a great biographer. But a 'whole life' is hard to find. How do we put the idea of a person together? Everywhere he looks he finds fragments and gaps: bones and husks, boxes of m... View more info

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Still Life

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271607

ISBN: 0701126671

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages moderately toned due to the type of paper used by publisher. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 358 pp. From the author of The New York Times bestseller Possession, comes a highly acclaimed novel which captures in brilliant detail the life of one extended English family-and illuminates the choices they must make between domesticity and ambition, life and art. Toni Morrison, author of Beloved, writes of Byatt: When it comes to probing characters her scalpel is sure but gentle. She is a loving surgeon. View more info

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The Dragons and George

By: Cadigan, George L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G. Cadigan: 1987

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1528194

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed & signed by author. Spine faded. 1987 Trade Paperback. 255 pp. A history of the Cadigan family, from early times in Ireland to today, featuring various notes, documents, etc. View more info

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Rochester's Orchestra: A History of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and Its Educational Programming, 1922 to 1989 [with] 1943-1944 Radio Concerts by the

By: Cahn, William L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Citizens for a Quality Philharmonic: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2293099

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Minimal wear to corners. 1989 Trade Paperback. vi, 79, 33 pp. A history of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and its educational programming, 1922 to 1989, with an appendix on radio concerts by the Rochester Civic Orchestra, 1943-1944. View more info

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72 Hour Hold: A Novel

By: Campbell, Bebe Moore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270467

ISBN: 1400040744

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Bottom edge of front board lightly bumped, otherwise a very nice copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 319 pp. In this novel of family and redemption, a mother struggles to save her eighteen-year-old daughter from the devastating consequences of mental illness by forcing her to deal with her bipolar disorder. New York Times best-selling author Bebe Moore Campbell draws on her own powerful emotions and African-American roots, showcasing her best writing yet. Trina suffers from bipolar disorder, making her parano... View more info

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Singing in the Comeback Choir

By: Campbell, Bebe Moore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270468

ISBN: 0399142983

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Light smudge on top edge, gilt of jacket titles slightly rubbed away. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 372 pp. Called one of the leading black novelists of the twentieth century by The Washington Post, the author of Brothers and Sisters follows a successful producer who tries to revitalize the ghetto of her youth. View more info

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What You Owe Me: A Novel

By: Campbell, Bebe Moore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270469

ISBN: 0399147845

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Faint smudge on top page ridge. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 533 pp. Los Angeles, 1945: When Hosanna Clark, newly arrived from the farm fields of Texas, befriends Holocaust survivor Gilda Rosenstein, she opens the door to a new life for them both. Using Gilda's knowledge of cosmetics and Hosanna's energy and determination, they begin producing a line of lipsticks and lotions for black women. The two are more than partners: They are dear friends. Then Gilda suddenly disappears, taking all the assets. Hosanna ... View more info

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Brothers and Sisters

By: Campbell, Bebe Moore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270470

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Very faint smudge on top page ridge, pages very faintly toned. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 476 pp. Struggling with her own personal issues after the Los Angeles riots, Esther Jackson, a black employee at a downtown bank, is heartened when a black man is hired as senior vice-president, until he sexually harasses her white friend and coworker. View more info

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Sweet Summer: Growing Up with and Without My Dad

By: Campbell, Bebe Moore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270471

ISBN: 0399134158

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket very faintly toned. Pages faintly toned. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 272 pp. The author recounts her relationship with her father, one that took place largely during the summer when they vacationed together, discussing how this shaped her as an adult and a woman. View more info

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Your Blues Ain't Like Mine

By: Campbell, Bebe Moore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270472

ISBN: 0399137467

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with date: 12/2/92, Santa Monica. Faint smudge on top page ridge, pages very faintly toned. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 332 pp. The author of Sweet Summer turns her talents to fiction with a novel that records how a racist beating in a small Mississippi town rippled through generations, changing forever the lives of everyone involved in the incident. View more info

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Up and Down and Around: A Publisher Recollects the Time of His Life

By: Canfield, Cass

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper's Magazine Press / Harper & Row: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276395

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper, with recipient's name erased ('with my warm regards, Cass Canfield, Oct 1971'). Jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from spine head and foot. xiii, [3], 272 pp. 8vo. A biography of the president and chairman of Harper & Brothers / Harper & Row, who was responsible for launching the careers of James Thurber, E.B. White, and John Updike. Canfield also advocated for the right to birth control, and chaired the executive committee of Planned Parenthood. View more info

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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Random House: 1965

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263973

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, #285 of 500, signed & numbered by Capote on colophon, which states 'Of the first edition of In Cold Blood five hundred copies have been printed on special paper and specially bound.' Lacks slipcase issued with this edition, but is only the more attractive for it (the slipcase was a rather plain red paper over cardboard). 1965 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 343 pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full brown morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound include... View more info

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The Speed of Light

By: Carlson, Ron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperTempest: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199491

ISBN: 0380978377

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. First edition. Very good.Very Good. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. Summer. Baseball. Car Baseball. Sock Ball. Wall Ball. The Time Tower: can you get older faster? The speed of light: can it be measured? A carp, washed up in the riberbank: what's inside?Larry, Witt, and Rafferty have a whole summer to play all the different kinds of baseball, to build structures in the backyard, to find out what makes the world tick. We've got to keep busy, says Witt. I want to know everything. Not just part.Larry doesn't want ... View more info

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Plan B for the Middle Class: Stories

By: Carlson, Ron

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269565

ISBN: 0393033708

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. A bit smoky. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 223, [1] pp. 8vo. A collection of stories about midlife includes tales of a single mother who keeps house on an aircraft carrier and a new father who is seduced by a motorcycle. By the author of Truants. View more info

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Truants: A Novel

By: Carlson, Ron

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281549

ISBN: 0393013839

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, For Esta and Bob from their friend, Ron Carlson. Front jacket panel clipped with price intact. Very faint odor of smoke. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 255 pp. Collin Elder and Louisa Berg, having trouble with their fathers, quit their home situations for life on the road and meet eighty-four-year-old Will Clare while searching for a future in the streets of Utah and Nevada. View more info

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The Hotel Eden: Stories

By: Carlson, Ron

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269564

ISBN: 0393040682

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('For Steve, who has been true! Your friend, Ron Carlson'). A bit smoky, page ridges faintly foxed. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. 8vo. A dozen stories feature a young man who discovers that Eden is not a permanent residence, a baseball player who accidentally becomes a killer, and a teenager from Phoenix who experiences an unsettling sexual awakening. View more info