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Islands in the Stream: A Novel

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1970

Seller ID: 2282808

Condition: Good


Ex-library, edge wear to jacket. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 466 pp. Map illustrated endpapers. Islands in the Stream (1970) was the first of the published posthumous work by Ernest Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961). The book was originally intended to revive Hemingway’s reputation after the negative reviews of Across the River and Into the Trees. He began writing it in 1950 and advanced greatly through 1951. The work, rough ... View more info

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1940

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283482

Condition: Very Good


Early printing (no A or publisher emblem). Red spine panels lightly rubbed, ink name and address on front endpaper. 1940 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 471, [1] pp. 8vo. After Hemingway traveled to Spain in 1937 to cover the civil war for the North American Newspaper Alliance. For Whom the Bell Tolls was completed three year later as the greatest novel to emerge from the good fight. The story of a young American in the International Brigades at... View more info

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1940

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2285242

Condition: Good


Early printing. Includes original jacket with $2.75 price on flap. Light stain on top edge and front endpapers, ink name on front endpaper, jacket stained, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners. 1940 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 471, [1] pp. 8vo. After Hemingway traveled to Spain in 1937 to cover the civil war for the North American Newspaper Alliance. For Whom the Bell Tolls was completed three year later as the greatest novel to ... View more info

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The Old Man and the Sea (The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics)

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1985

Seller ID: 2285664

Condition: Near Fine


A couple faint scuffs. 1985 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 125, [5] pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal -- a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far... View more info

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True at First Light: A Fictional Memoir

By: Hemingway, Ernest; Hemingway, Patrick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270185

ISBN: 0684849216

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top edge lightly stained. 1999 Hard Cover. 319, [1] pp. 8vo. True at First Light is a work by American novelist Ernest Hemingway released posthumously in 1999 during the author's centennial year. The work was left unfinished at the time of Hemingway's suicide in July 1961. True at First Light is about Hemingway's 1953 safari to East Africa with his fourth wife Mary. In the work, he explores conflict within a marriage, the conflict of cultures, and the fear... View more info

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True at First Light: A Fictional Memoir

By: Hemingway, Ernest; Hemingway, Patrick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1999

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279031

ISBN: 0684849216

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. 1999 Hard Cover. 319, [1] pp. 8vo. True at First Light is a work by American novelist Ernest Hemingway released posthumously in 1999 during the author's centennial year. The work was left unfinished at the time of Hemingway's suicide in July 1961. True at First Light is about Hemingway's 1953 safari to East Africa with his fourth wife Mary. In the work, he explores conflict within a marriage, the conflict of cultures, and the fear a writer faces when w... View more info

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For Whom the Bell Tolls (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Hemingway, Ernest; Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1968

Seller ID: 2277195

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's blank bookplate laid in. Front and end matter faintly foxed. 1968 Full-Leather. xi, [3], 498, [4] pp. 8vo. Maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with lithographs by Lynd Ward, with an introduction by Sinclair Lewis. In 1937 Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war there for the North American Newspaper Alliance. Three years later he completed the greatest no... View more info

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A Farewell to Arms (Modern Standard Authors Series)

By: Hemingway, Ernest; Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2188018

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket edges rubbed and creased with a few small chips, brief ink note on front jacket flap.Good. 1957 Hard Cover. 355 pp. 8vo. Original black cloth, yellowish-brown paper labels on spine & front board, black stamped titles & borders. The story of a troubled romance, set against the Italian campaign of World War I. Hemingway's third novel, and his first bestseller, which confirmed his status as one of the great's of American literature. He went on to w... View more info

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The Pathseeker (The Contemporary Art of the Novella)

By: Kertesz, Imre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Melville House: 2008

Seller ID: 2195923

ISBN: 1933633530

Condition: Very Good


2008 Trade Paperback. 129 pp. From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature for “writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history... The acclaimed Hungarian Holocaust survivor Imre Kertész continues his investigation of the malignant methodologies of totalitarianism in a major work of fiction. In a mysterious middle–European country, a man identified only as “the commissioner” undertakes what seems... View more info

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The Brushwood Boy

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday and McClure Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199334

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Ink name on half-title page, binding just beginning to weaken, spine slightly faded. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 119 pp. 7 3/4 x 5 1/4. Original blue-green cloth, gilt titles, black design with silver moon on front cover, gilt top page ridge, decorative endpapers. Black & white illustrations by Orson Lowell throughout. The first separate publication of this title, following its appearance in Century Magazine (189... View more info

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The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

By: Lagerlof, Selma; Howard, Velma Swanston

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2198948

Condition: Good


Early reprint. No jacket, spine slightly cocked, edges rubbed, pages toned, hinges beginning to weaken, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. xiii, 430 pp. From the Swedish of Selma Lagerlof. Translated by Velma Swanston Howard. Decorations by Harold Heartt. Considered a masterpiece since first published in 1907, this enchanting, remarkably original work by a Nobel Prize-winning author records the adventures of a mischievous 14-year-old who is changed i... View more info

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The Atom Station

By: Laxness, Halldor; Magnusson, Magnus (Translator)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co Ltd: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1949923

Condition: Very Good


First edition of the English translation. Includes original jacket. Endpapers faintly foxed, jacket toned with minimal biopredation along edges.Very Good. 1961 Hard Cover. vi, 201, [1] pp. 8vo. A novel by the winner of the 1955 Nobel Prize for Literature, and a landmark in Icelandic fiction, being the first novel published in Iceland to sell its entire initial print run on the day of publication. The story is set amidst the British occupation of Iceland during World War ... View more info

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The Golden Notebook

By: Lessing, Doris

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Perennial Classics: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2285167

ISBN: 006093140X

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Anna is a writer, author of one very successful novel, who now keeps four notebooks. In one, with a black cover, she reviews the African experience of her earlier year. In a red one she records her political life, her disillusionment with communism. In a yellow one she writes a novel in which the heroine reviles part of her own experience. And in the blue one she keeps a per... View more info

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It Can't Happen Here: A Novel

By: Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Sun Dial Press, Inc.: 1935

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2199794

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Lacks jacket. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 458 pp. 8vo. A satirical work of dystopian fiction envisioning an American dictatorship. The causes for the descent into fascism are authentic, making the novel an insightful glimpse of what it looks like to trade one set of evils for another. Lewis wrote the book during the Great Depression, basing the dictatorship on Hitler's, but replacing hateful... View more info

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Babbitt

By: Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1922

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2202993

Condition: Good


Photoplay edition, featuring black-and-white stills from the film. 1 inch tear to spine base, ink name and address on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss. 1922 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 401 pp. 8vo. 8-page publisher ad follows text. A novel by the author who won the 1930 Nobel Prize in Literature, which inspired the film starring Willard Louis and Carmel Myers. Lewis is most well-known for Main Street, though recently his c... View more info

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Babbitt

By: Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The First Edition Library:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2205377

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase and jacket. Minimal cosmetic wear to top jacket corner and jacket spine. We have more books available by this author!. 401 pp. 8vo. High quality facsimile reprint of original first edition. A novel by the author who won the 1930 Nobel Prize in Literature, which inspired the film starring Willard Louis and Carmel Myers. Lewis is most well-known for Main Street, though recently his cautionary tale It Can't Happen Here has seen increased popula... View more info

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Dodsworth (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 252)

By: Lewis, Sinclair; Fadiman, Clifton

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1947

Seller ID: 2276304

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Ink name on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1947 Hard Cover. 377, [7] pp. 8vo. Dodsworth tells the story of a young American couple who moves to Europe. When the woman becomes involved with another man, her husband must choose between forgiving his wife or abandoning the relationship, and Europe, forever. Harry Sinclair Lewis was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to be a... View more info

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Lewis at Zenith, A Three-Novel Omnibus: Main Street; Babbitt; Arrowsmith

By: Lewis, Sinclair; Schorer, Mark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2281311

Condition: Good


Book club edition. Top edge lightly stained, jacket toned, ink number on page base, book club inserts laid in. 1961 Hard Cover. xii, 914 pp. 8vo. Three novels by the first American Nobel Prize winning novelist collected in one volume, with an introduction by Mark Schorer. Includes: Main Street; Babbitt; Arrowsmith. View more info

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The Quantum Frontier: The Large Hadron Collider

By: Lincoln, Don; Lederman, Leon

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197159

ISBN: 0801891442

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2009 Hard Cover. xiv, 172 pp. First edition. The highest-energy particle accelerator ever built, the Large Hadron Collider runs under the border between France and Switzerland. It leapt into action on September 10, 2008, amid unprecedented global press coverage and widespread fears that its energy would create tiny black holes that could destroy the earth. By smashing together particles smaller than atoms, the LHC recreates the conditions hypothesized to ... View more info

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Buddenbrooks

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage International: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2204194

ISBN: 0679736468

Condition: Good


1st printing. Spine creased, wrappers rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 604 pp. Translated from German by H.T. Lowe-Porter. Buddenbrooks, first published in Germany in 1900, when Mann was only twenty-five, has become a classic of modem literature -- the story of four generations of a wealthy bourgeois family in northern Germany. With consummate skill, Mann draws a rounded picture of middle-class life: births ... View more info

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One Hundred Years of Solitude

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Perennial: 1998

Seller ID: 2282511

ISBN: 0060740450

Condition: Good


Faintly toned. 1998 Trade Paperback. 458 pp. The story follows 100 years in the life of Macondo, a village founded by José Arcadio Buendía and occupied by descendants all sporting variations on their progenitor's name: his sons, José Arcadio and Aureliano, and grandsons, Aureliano José, Aureliano Segundo, and José Arcadio Segundo. View more info

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Love in the Time of Cholera

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia; Grossman, Edith

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2130062

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Publisher's promotional postcard laid in. Top page ridge and one edge of postcard lightly foxed, light crease on rear jacket flap.Near Fine. 1988 Hard Cover. 348 pp. 8vo. A novel by one of the leading authors in the magical realist tradition, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. Inspiration for the 2007 film of the same name. In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to ... View more info

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Love in the Time of Cholera

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia; Grossman, Edith

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2274981

ISBN: 0394561619

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Light crease to bottom jacket corner. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 348 pp. 8vo. A novel by one of the leading authors in the magical realist tradition, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. Inspiration for the 2007 film of the same name. In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastat... View more info

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Love

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196812

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 201, [1] pp. 8vo. Toni Morrison won the Pulitzer for her novel Beloved. May, Christine, Heed, Junior, Vida–even L: all women obsessed with Bill Cosey. The wealthy owner of the famous Cosey’s Hotel and Resort, he shapes their yearnings for father, husband, lover, guardian, and friend, yearnings that dominate the lives of these women long a... View more info

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Love

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269275

ISBN: 0375409440

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Review copy with publisher's letter and review slip laid in. A bit smoky, otherwise an excellent copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 201, [1] pp. 8vo. Toni Morrison won the Pulitzer for her novel Beloved. May, Christine, Heed, Junior, Vida–even L: all women obsessed with Bill Cosey. The wealthy owner of the famous Cosey’s Hotel and Resort, he shapes their yearnings for father, husband, lover, guardian, and friend, year... View more info

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A Mercy: A Novel

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279032

ISBN: 0307264238

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 167, [1] pp. 8vo. A powerful tragedy distilled into a jewel of a masterpiece by the Nobel Prize–winning author of Beloved and, almost like a prelude to that story, set two centuries earlier. In the 1680s the slave trade was still in its infancy. In the Americas, virulent religious and class divisions, prejudice and oppression were rife, providing the fertile soil in which slavery and race hat... View more info

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The Love of a Good Woman: Stories

By: Munro, Alice

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Douglas Gibson/McClelland and Stewart: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201638

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Fine.Near Fine. 1998 Hard Cover. 399 pp. A collection of stories by the Nobel Prize winning Canadian author known for her short fiction. In eight new stories, a master of the form extends and magnifies her great themes--the vagaries of love, the passion that leads down unexpected paths, the chaos hovering just under the surface of things, and the strange, often comical desires of the human heart.Time stretches out in some of the stories: a man and a woman ... View more info

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In a Free State

By: Naipaul, V.S.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1971

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202743

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Signed by author without inscription on slip affixed to title page. Minor foxing on endpapers & page ridges, front jacket flap corner clipped, jacket lightly toned. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. 8vo. The Booker Prize winner by the author from Trinidad who would go on to win the 2001 Nobel Prize in Literature. This grouping of two short stories, a short novel within a prologue and an epilogue from Naipaul's travel jou... View more info

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100 Love Sonnets / Cien Sonetos de Amor (The Texas Pan American Series)

By: Neruda, Pablo; Tapscott, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2285645

ISBN: 0292760280

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. 1986 Trade Paperback. x, 222 pp. A bilingual collection of poems by the Chilean poet and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Spanish & English text. Against the backdrop of Isla Negra - the sea and wind, the white sand with its scattering of delicate wild flowers, the hot sun and salty smells of the Pacific - Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda sets these joyfully sensual poems in celebration of his love. The subject of that love: Matilde Urrutia de Neruda, the poe... View more info

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The Long Voyage Home: Seven Plays of the Sea - The Moon of the Caribees; Bound East for Cardiff; The Long Voyage Home; In the Zone; Ile; Where the Cross is Made; The Rope (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books 111)

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Modern Library, New York: 1940

Seller ID: 1914634

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint (1942 or 1943 - two lines of text beneath illustration on front jacket panel). Includes original jacket. Jacket spine toned, lightly rubbed with minor loss from jacket spine ends.Very Good. 1940 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 217 pp. A collection of seven nautical works by the Nobel Prize winning playwright. Includes: The Moon of the Caribees; Bound East for Cardiff; The Long Voyage Home; In the Zone; Ile; Where the Cross is Made;... View more info