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Caramelo or Puro Cuento

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270192

ISBN: 0679435549

Condition: Fine


First edition, review copy with slip laid in. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine head and foot faintly pushed. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 443, [7] pp. 8vo. The celebrated author of The House on Mango Street gives us an extraordinary new novel, told in language of blazing originality: a multigenerational story of a Mexican-American family whose voices create a dazzling weave of humor, passion, and poignancy—the very stuff of life. Lala Reyes’ grandmother is descended from a family of renowned rebozo, or shawl, makers. The striped ca... View more info

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Hairs / Pelitos : A Story in English and Spanish

By: Cisneros, Sandra; Valenzuela, Liliana

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Apple Soup / Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198570

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1994 Large Hardcover. This jewel-like vignette from Sandra Cisneros's best-selling The House on Mango Street shows, through simple, intimate portraits, the diversity among us. A Dragonfly Book in English and Spanish.A Parenting Magazine Best Children's Book of the Year. View more info

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The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living: A Novel

By: Clark, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274257

ISBN: 0375407251

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. 2000 Hard Cover. 345 pp. Author's first novel. Meet Evers Wheeling of Norton, North Carolina. A semi-dissolute judge, undistracted by children, hobbies, or a fulfilling marriage, he's moving down the road to nowhere at a furious clip -- until the morning he's confronted by Ruth Esther English, an attractive young woman whose dim-witted brother happens to be up on drug charges. Within days, Evers is the Englishes' reluctant co-conspirator, abetted by his pothead brother Pascal (he of the double-wide trailer)... View more info

The Amish Nanny (The Women of Lancaster County)

By: Clark, Mindy Starns; Gould, Leslie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers: 2011

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2296454

ISBN: 0736938613

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Signed by Leslie Gould without inscription. Several cards from author laid in. 2011 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 344 pp. Bestselling author Mindy Starns Clark and coauthor Leslie Gould offer readers The Amish Nanny, Book 2 in the Women of Lancaster County series, which tells the stories of young Plain women as they explore their roots, connect with family, and discover true love. Amish-raised Ada Rupp knows it’s time to make a commitment to the faith and join the church, especially if she wants a future with the handsome Amish widower Will Gu... View more info

The Amish Midwife (The Women of Lancaster County)

By: Clark, Mindy Starns; Gould, Leslie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers: 2011

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2296457

ISBN: 0736937986

Condition: Fine


First printing. Signed card from author laid in. A fine copy. 2011 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 324 pp. A dusty carved box containing two locks of hair and a century-old letter regarding property in Switzerland, and a burning desire to learn about her biological family lead nurse-midwife Lexie Jaeger from her home in Oregon to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. There she meets Marta Bayer, a mysterious lay-midwife who desperately needs help after an Amish client and her baby die. Lexie steps in to assume Marta’s patient load even as she continues the s... View more info

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

By: Clarke, Susanna

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200379

ISBN: 1582344167

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition, second state jacket (black with white lettering). Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Spine head and foot faintly pushed. 2004 Hard Cover. 782 pp. 8vo. Author's first novel, which inspired the BBC television series. English magicians were once the wonder of the known world, with fairy servants at their beck and call; they could command winds, mountains, and woods. But by the early 1800s they have long since lost the ability to perform magic. They can only write long, dull papers about it, while fairy servants are nothing but a fading memory. But at ... View more info

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

By: Clarke, Susanna

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200961

ISBN: 1582344167

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition, first state jacket (white with black lettering) Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Spine head and foot faintly pushed. 2004 Hard Cover. 782 pp. 8vo. Author's first novel, which inspired the BBC television series. English magicians were once the wonder of the known world, with fairy servants at their beck and call; they could command winds, mountains, and woods. But by the early 1800s they have long since lost the ability to perform magic. They can only write long, dull papers about it, while fairy servants are nothing but a fading memory. But at Hu... View more info

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Original MGB with MGC and MGB GT V8: The Restorer's Guide to All Roadster and GT Models, 1962-80

By: Clausager, Anders Ditlev

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bay View Books: 1994

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2278781

ISBN: 1870979486

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head and jacket spine base lightly rubbed. Ink name on front endpaper. 1994 Large Hardcover. 152 pp. Drawing from factory records, parts lists and catalogues, as well as the accumulated knowledge of respected restorers, dedicated enthusiasts and a meticulous author, this book provides the most comprehensive survey of the MGB ever published. Accompanying the authoritative text are 265 specially commissioned colour photographs showing every permutation of MGB specification in remarkable detail. View more info

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Red Serge Wives

By: Clevette, Wilma; Heacock, Freda; Routledge, Greta; Skelley, Gwen; Duncan, Joy; Allen, Mary; Anderson, Angela; Anderson, Gwen; Bailey, Margaret; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing: 1985

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276314

ISBN: 0919433030

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('Cathie - Thank you for being such a good friend to Veronica (Ginny) and making her stay in Philly so pleasant, Sincerely, Wilma Clevette (Veronica's mom)'). Faint crease on front corner. 1985 Trade Paperback. 249, [7] pp. A collection of writings by wives of Royal Canadian Mounted Policemen, which inspired the CBC television miniseries of the same name. View more info

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Atomic Robo, and Other Strangeness (Vol. 4)

By: Clevinger, Brian; Wegener, Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Red 5 Comics: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200511

ISBN: 0980930286

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by both authors without inscription. 2010 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. Atomic Robo faces an invasion from the Vampire Dimension, finds a giant kaiju monster attack in the heart of Tokyo, detours to the South Pacific to battle wits with Dr. Dinosaur, then comes face-to-face with his newest enemy: his oldest enemy!Keywords: BRIAN CLEVINGER SCOTT WEGENER ATOMIC ROBO GRAPHIC NOVELS SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Souvenir and Other Stories

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: James Brunner: 1990

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2205698

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper - inscribed Clune books are somewhat unusual, as his usual habit was to visit bookstores, sign copies of his books that were on the shelf, and leave without announcing he had done so. Inscription appears to read 'For Eta ts alga, with all good wishes, Henry W Clune', but perhaps this was meant to be a fraternity [Eta psi alpha?]). 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. The hallmark of these stories is precision of observation. For three quarters of a century, Henry W. Clune has reported with wry sympathy on o... View more info

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Souvenir and Other Stories

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: James Brunner: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164089

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #239 of 1000. Signed and hand-numbered by author on colophon. Jacket toned, jacket price clipped, owner sticker on front endpaper.Very Good. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. The hallmark of these stories is precision of observation. For three quarters of a century, Henry W. Clune has reported with wry sympathy on our hopes and fears, loves and loathings. As newspaper reporter, columnist and, above all, cunning storyteller, he has conveyed the essence of a full spectrum of sometimes surprising, sometimes familiar American lives. That r... View more info

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The Good Die Poor

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2206753

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. No jacket, light stain to bottom edge of front board, sticker to front paste-down endpaper, ink note to front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. Clune's novel about the career of a newspaperman during the Great Depression.His first novel. He was a writer and columnist who appeared several times a week in The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, from 1914 to 1969. He wrote 14 books, including novels and a history of his native Rochester, New York.KEYWORDS: HENRY CLUNE GOOD DIE POOR LOCAL ROCHESTER NE... View more info

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O'Shaughnessy's Cafe

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2266152

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket edges rubbed, minor tear along bottom edge of jacket front. Address label on front endpaper. 1969 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 473 pp. A con woman and her unlikely corporation take over the town in the wildest, most hilarious package of rollicking Americana to come along in decades! View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281335

ISBN: 0961082402

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #53 of 250 copies. Hand numbered and signed by author on limitation page. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six fine novels, a volume in the Rivers of America Series (The Genesee, 1963) and his history ... View more info

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Second Feature: The Best of the 'B' Films

By: Cocchi, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Citadel Press: 2000

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275518

ISBN: 0806511869

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Light edge wear. 2000 Soft Cover. A pictorial history of B movies profiles stars and featured players, and includes a list of films in such categories as comedies, dramas, horror, musicals, and westerns. View more info

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A Strange and Blighted Land--Gettysburg: The Aftermath of a Battle

By: Coco, Gregory A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thomas Publications: 1995

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2292267

ISBN: 1577470419

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Signed by Author sticker on front wrapper. 1995 Trade Paperback. xiv, 433, [1] pp. The more dismal side of the Gettysburg campaign is covered: burials of Union and Confederate corpses, removal of the 3,000 horses killed, care of the wounded, descriptions of field hospitals, disposition of POWs, cleanup of the battle ground, collection of weapons, early relic hunters, battlefield guides, and a tour of the grim and bloody fields as described by a host of early visitors. View more info

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Age of Iron

By: Coetzee, J.M.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200388

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bookplate signed by author without inscription affixed to half-title page. Pages toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 180, [1] pp. 8vo. Coetzee received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature, and is also a two-time recipient of the Booker Prize. Dying of cancer, Elizabeth Curren writes a testament to her lost daughter, now living in America. Her account describes her relationship with the tramp, Vercueil, who becomes her silent companion and confessor as she tries to make her peace with the world. The novel is an anguished lament for a country on th... View more info

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The Substance That is Poetry

By: Coffin, Robert P. Tristram

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2155324

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Presentation copy inscribed & signed by author with nature scene sketch on front endpaper ('To Katherine Scholl Smith with best wishes, Robert P. Tristram Coffin'). 1942 Hard Cover. xiii, 167 pp. 8vo. An analytical work about poetry by the writer and poet who served as professor at Wells College and Bowdoin College, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1936. View more info

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Hollywood Wives: The New Generation

By: Collins, Jackie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196087

ISBN: 0743216342

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed with date by Jackie Collins (Author), small stains to page fore-edge. 2011 Hard Cover. 519 pp. Power. Sex. Fame. The new Hollywood wives have it all, and if they don't have it, they want it. Jackie Collins captures Hollywood and its inhabitants with an anthropologist's eye. Like the original Hollywood Wives, the new breed will shock and surprise, amuse and startle, taking readers on a trip they will not soon forget. First Edition. Signed with date by Jackie Collins (Author). View more info

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Two Years in California.

By: Cone, Mary

Price: $150.00

Publisher: S.C. Griggs and Company: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2285911

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Author presentation copy, inscribed on the front flyleaf: Miss R. B. Long, With the love of her old friend The Author.. 1876 Hard Cover. xii, [2], 238, [10] pp. 8vo. Red-orange cloth, gilt titles, black stamped decorations. A firsthand account of time spent in California in the 1870s, featuring natural history, geography and topography, descriptions of settlements and climate, agricultural and ranching efforts, accounts of tourist attractions, comments on trades and industries in the area, a discussion of Chinese immigrant workers, and a whole chapter on Yosemite. Two-panel map ... View more info

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent

By: Connery, Donald S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276380

ISBN: 0399118233

Condition: Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('To Julian Street Jr., Donald S. Connery'). This volume was acquired as part of Street's personal collection. Related newspaper articles laid in. Boards and jacket lightly spotted on front and spine, small internal tear to jacket on front edge along spine. 1977 Hard Cover. 377, [5] pp. 8vo. Recounts the incredible ordeal of eighteen-year-old Peter Reilly, coerced by Connecticut state police into confessing to the murder of his mother and exonerated three years later through the efforts of outraged friends and neighbors. Includes ... View more info

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Each Bee Was a Bullet: Corporal Thomas Geer and Color Sergeant Judson Hicks, Company A, 111th New York Infantry, At the Battles of Harpers Ferry and Gettysburg

By: Contant, George W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grand Army Historic Publications: 1998

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274308

ISBN: 096591772X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. 1998 Soft Cover. 59 pp. Two best friends went to war... One came home. Thomas Geer and Judson Hicks of Marion, New York, enlisted in 1862 in Company A of the 111th New York Volunteers. Not two weeks later, the boys found themselves numbered in the largest Federal surrender of the war at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. ...based on the letters of these two western New York friends and is a personal story of the tragedy and triumph that marked so much of the American Civil War. View more info

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Celebrating Our Past: Livingston County in the Twentieth Century

By: Cook, Bill

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Q Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2293903

ISBN: 0966522885

Condition: Fine


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front flyleaf ('To Rita, Enjoy this story of our country's glorious past. Bill Cook'). 2000 Large Hardcover. 198 pp. A history of Livingston County, located in western New York, home to SUNY Geneseo and the Genesee Valley Hunt, and notable as the birthplace of the American Red Cross (the first local chapter was established in Dansville) and of Pledge of Allegiance author Francis Bellamy. Black-and-white photographs throughout. View more info

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Thomas Jefferson's Granddaughter in Queen Victoria's England: The Travel Diary of Ellen Wayles Coolidge, 1838-1839

By: Coolidge, Ellen Wayles; Birle, Ann Lucas; Francavilla, Lisa A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Society / Thomas Jefferson Foundation / University of Virginia Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265422

ISBN: 1936520028

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by both editors without inscription on title page. 2011 Hard Cover. xliii, [5], 416 pp. 8vo. Ellen Wayles Coolidge arrived in London in June 1838 at the advent of Queen Victoria’s reign?the citizens were still celebrating the coronation. During her nine-month stay, Coolidge kept a diary that reveals the uncommon education of her youth, when she lived and studied at Monticello with her grandfather, Thomas Jefferson. London’s docks, theaters, parks, public buildings, and museums all come under Coolidge’s astute gaze as she and her husband, Joseph Coolidge Jr., travel ... View more info

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Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime: Stories

By: Cooper, J. California

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270880

ISBN: 0385467877

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 273 pp. Whether through her stories or her legendary readings, J. California Cooper has an uncanny ability to reach out to readers like an old and dear friend. Her characters are plain-spoken and direct: simple people for whom life, despite its ever-present struggles, is always worth the journey. In Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime, Cooper's characteristic themes of romance, heartbreak, struggle and faith resonate. We meet Darlin, a self-proclaimed femme fatale ... View more info

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The Matter is Life: Stories

By: Cooper, J. California

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270881

ISBN: 0385411731

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227 pp. Collects a set of tales of simple people and events that are rich, lyrical, humorous, ironic, and full of wonder at life's mysteries. View more info

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The Future Has a Past: Stories

By: Cooper, J. California

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270882

ISBN: 038549680X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 265 pp. From the highly acclaimed author of the classic A Piece of Mine comes a magnificent collection of stories about ordinary women who discover that love sometimes comes when you least expect it. Passionately re-creating the lives of just everyday people trying to live every day, J. California Cooper limns the mysterious way in which people discover what is important. Maisha, the narrator of A Shooting Star, chronicles the much-gossiped-about affairs of her ... View more info

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Homemade Love

By: Cooper, J. California

Price: $60.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270884

ISBN: 0312388950

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps faintly toned. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 175 pp. Author's second book, and the first to be published in hardcover. Offers a collection of stories full of wonder at the mystery of life, the hardness of fate, and the whimsical humor the Lord indulges in. View more info

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Some Soul to Keep

By: Cooper, J. California

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270885

ISBN: 0312006845

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 211 pp. J. California Cooper writes with a transparent clarity and such exuberant energy that her characters leap off the page, bursting with stories they've got to tell--stories of simple people, stories of families and fate, of love and marriage, of death and the triumph of the human spirit. View more info