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The Language of Life: An Introduction to the Science of Genetics

By: Beadle, George & Muriel

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263983


First edition. Signed by both authors without attribution on half-title page ('Sincerely, George Beadle, Muriel Beadle'). Faint abrasion on front board. 1966 Full-Leather. x, [4], 242, [4] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full beige morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. A description of the science of gen... View more info

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Imagination Dead Imagine

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calder and Boyars: 1971

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2263333


3rd printing. Tiny ink number on spine base. 1971 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 14 pp. A short work by the Nobel Prize winning Irish author. View more info

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Lessness (Signature Series 9)

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calder and Boyars: 1971

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263337


First paperback printing. Tiny ink number on spine, faint 1 inch crease on front edge. 1971 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 21, [3] pp. A short work by the Nobel Prize winning Irish author, originally published as Sans, here translated into English from the original French. View more info

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Ravelstein: A Novel

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201761


Half-inch surface tear to bottom of spine slightly obscuring publisher's logo, wrappers rubbed, pages toned, pencil note to dedication page verso. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 233 pp. Abe Ravelstein is a brilliant professor at a prominent midwestern university and a man who glories in training the movers and shakers of the political world. He has lived grandly and ferociously--and much beyond his means. His close friend Chick has su... View more info

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Novels, 1944-1953: Dangling Man; The Victim; The Adventures of Augie March (The Library of America 141)

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203803


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1029 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of three novels by the Canadian-American writer who won the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize in Literature, and the National Book Award (three times), with chronology and notes following text. Includes: Dangling Man; The Victim; The Adventures of Augie March. This ... View more info

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Herzog

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270652


First edition, first state, with imperfect initial capitals heading each chapter. Jacket spine toned, jacket edges lightly rubbed, top page edge lightly foxed. 1964 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 341, [3] pp. 8vo. A twist on the epistolary novel by the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning author. McBride's Points of Issue 10. View more info

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The Plague (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 109)

By: Camus, Albert; Gilbert, Stuart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2204644


First thus (stated, $1.95 jacket price, 405 titles on verso). Copyright states 1948, but this edition was first released in 1961. Jacket edges rubbed, ink owner stamp on page base. 278, [2] pp. 8vo. The Nobel prize-winning Albert Camus, who died in 1960, could not have known how grimly current his existentialist novel of epidemic and death would remain. Set in Algeria, in northern Africa, The Plague is a powerful study of human life and its meaning in the face of a deadl... View more info

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The Plague (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 109)

By: Camus, Albert; Gilbert, Stuart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2172732


First thus (stated, $1.95 jacket price, 405 titles on verso). Copyright states 1948, but this edition was first released in 1961. Jacket edges heavily rubbed, jacket toned, titles crossed out with pencil on verso.Good. 278, [2] pp. 8vo. The Nobel prize-winning Albert Camus, who died in 1960, could not have known how grimly current his existentialist novel of epidemic and death would remain. Set in Algeria, in northern Africa, The Plague is a powerful study of human life ... 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


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 silen... View more info

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Foe

By: Coetzee, J.M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200997


First edition. Jacket flaps and top page ridge faintly foxed. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 157 pp. 8vo. Coetzee received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature, and is also a two-time recipient of the Booker Prize. When Susan Barton is marooned on an island in the middle of the Atlantic she enters the world of two men. One is a mute negro called Friday; the other is Robinson Cruso. The Island is a society already at work. Its rules are simpl... View more info

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Waiting for the Barbarians

By: Coetzee, J.M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264374


Light foxing to inner front wrapper and endpaper. 1982 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for fiction, and inspiration for the opera by American composer Philip Glass. Coetzee received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature, and is also a two-time recipient of the Booker Prize. Set in an isolated outpost on the edge of a great Empire, Waiting for the Barbarians is a s... View more info

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Tarantula

By: Dylan, Bob

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper: 2005

Seller ID: 2269130


An exceptional copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. xiv, 137 pp. Music legend Bob Dylan's only work of fiction—a combination of stream of consciousness prose, lyrics, and poetry that gives fans insight into one of the most influential singer-songwriters of our time. Written in 1966, Tarantula is a collection of poems and prose that evokes the turbulence of the times in which it was written, and gives a unique insight into Dylan's creative evolution. It captures Bob Dylan's pr... View more info

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Intruder in the Dust

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Random House: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199019


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Ink name on front endpaper, titles on boards lightly rubbed, top jacket edge rubbed with minor chip from spine head, rear jacket panel toned. 1948 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 247 pp. 8vo. At once an engrossing murder mystery and an unflinching portrait of racial injustice in the Reconstruction South, Intruder in the Dust stands out as a true classic of Southern literature. View more info

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Novels 1936-1940: Absalom, Absalom!; The Unvanquished; If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem; [The Wild Palms]; The Hamlet (The Library of America 48)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203772


Reprint. Includes publisher's slipcase. Front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1117 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of five works by the American novelist best known for Light in August and The Sound and the Fury, with chronology and notes following text. Includes: Absalom, Absalom!; The Unvanquished; If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem; [The Wild Palms]; The H... View more info

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The Faulkner Reader: Selections from the Works of William Faulkner - The Sound and the Fury (Complete); Selections from Other Novels; Three Novellas; Nine Stories; The Nobel Prize Address, Etc. (Modern Library Giant G82)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1954

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2265378


Book club edition. Lightly rubbed. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 682, [2] pp. 8vo. A selection of works by William Faulkner collected in one volume. CONTENTS: Nobel Prize Address, The Sound and the Fury, The Bear (Go Down, Moses), Old Man (The Wild Palms), Spotted Horses (The Hamlet), A Rose for Emily, Barn Burning, Dry September, That Evening Sun, Turnabout, Shingles for the Lord, A Justice, Wash, An Odor of Verbena (The Unvanqu... View more info

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The Gods are A-Thirst (Les Dieux Ont Soif)

By: France, Anatole; Allinson, Alfred; Maurois, Andre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1942

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261286


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Spine and slipcase edge along opening toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1942 Hard Cover. xii, 205 pp. A historical novel set during the French Revolution, by the Nobel Prize winning French author. This edition is an authorised translation from the French by Alfred Allinson, with an introduction by Andre Maurois and illustrations by Jean Oberle. View more info

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Penguin Island

By: France, Anatole; Evans, A.W.; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261289


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Book and slipcase lightly rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1947 Hard Cover. xvi, 324 pp. 8vo. A satirical novel by the Nobel Prize winning French author. This edition translated from the French by A.W. Evans, with an introduction by Carl Van Doren, preface by the author, and drawings by Malcolm Cameron. View more info

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Journal of an Expedition in the Libyan Sahara to Kufra, October 9 to November 14, 1960

By: Gajdusek, D. [Daniel] Carleton

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Study of Child Growth and Development and Disease Patterns in Primitive Cultures, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, National Institutes of Health: 1971

Seller ID: 2072804


Former copy of Edward Miner Library with their bookplate inside front wrapper, minimal pencil marks on text. No other marks. A couple light smudges on rear wrapper. 1971 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. Stapled printed wrappers. A collection of notes, letters, and data from a five-week expedition to the Sahara desert and the Kufra oasis in Libya, during which researchers studied patterns of disease. Gajdusek shared the Nobel Prize with B.S. Blumberg in 1976 for his work on infect... View more info

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Two Forsyte Interludes

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, Ltd.: 1927

Seller ID: 2204828


Page ridges faintly foxed. 1927 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 74 pp. The nine novels which make up The Forsyte Chronicles -- one of the most popular and enduring works of 20th century literature -- chronicle the ebbing social power of the commercial upper-middle class Forsyte family between 1886 and 1920. Galsworthy's masterly narrative examines not only their fortunes but also the wider developments within society, particularly the changing p... View more info

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Mysteries

By: Hamsun, Knut; Bothmer, Gerry (Translator); Singer, Isaac Bashevis (Afterword)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Noonday Press / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2197346


Revised edition. Edges rubbed. 1998 Trade Paperback. 348 pp. A translation of the Nobel Prize winning novel by the 19th century Norwegian author, with a new introduction by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Mysteries portrays an enigmatic man suffering from schizophrenia. In a small Norwegian coastal town, society's carefully woven threads begin to unravel when an unsettling stranger named Johan Nagel arrives. With an unsparing and often brutal insight into human nature, Nagel draw... 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: 2180722


Early reprint (lacks 'A' on copyright page). Boards lightly rubbed & toned, front & end matter lightly foxed, ink name & date ('A.B. Russell Christmas 1940') on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 471 pp. 8vo. Beige cloth, black stamped titles, red panels on spine. 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 nove... View more info

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In Our Time (The Scribner Library)

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1953

Seller ID: 2197403


1953 printing. Lightly toned. We have more books available by this author!. 212 pp. When In Our Time was published in 1925, it was praised by Ford Madox Ford, John Dos Passos, and F. Scott Fitzgerald for its simple and precise use of language to convey a wide range of complex emotions, and it earned Hemingway a place beside Sherwood Anderson and Gertrude Stein among the most promising American writers of that period. In Our Time contains several early Hemingway clas... View more info

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2206634


Early printing in variant binding. Includes original jacket with $2.75 price on flap. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss, including a 1/2 inch internal chip from spine. 1945 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 471 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, black stamped titles, red panels on spine. 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 grea... View more info

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A Farewell to Arms

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2195715


1940 reissue (based on titles on rear jacket panel), with cover design emulating the 1929 Scribner edition.3 inch tear to jacket spine head, 2 inch closed tear to front jacket edge, jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from corners. We have more books available by this author!. 355 pp. 8vo. Black cloth, red 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 th... View more info

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260241


First edition in supplied later jacket (photographer credit on rear panel). Very good book, fair jacket. No price on jacket. Jacket trimmed short, jacket edges rubbed with tears and minor loss to corners. 1940 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 471 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, black stamped titles, red panels on spine. After Hemingway traveled to Spain in 1937 to cover the civil war for the North American Newspaper Alliance. For Whom the Bell Tolls was com... 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: 2264516


Lacks jacket. Red title panels lightly rubbed as usual, pencil name on front endpaper, brief ink gift note on rear 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 Br... View more info

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $40.00

Publisher: First Editions Library: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2267855


Modern facsimile of the first edition. Includes publisher's slipcase and jacket. Minor wear to jacket spine. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 471 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 attached to an... View more info

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Blakiston Company: 1940

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270201


Reissue. Lacks jacket. Owner bookplate and ink name on front endpaper, edges rubbed. 1940 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 410 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 attached to an antifascist guerilla un... View more info

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Ernest Hemingway: Selected Letters, 1917-1961

By: Hemingway, Ernest; Baker, Carlos

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1981

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2202531


Book club edition. Jacket edges faded and lightly rubbed with a couple tiny tears. 1981 Hard Cover. 948 pp. The death of Ernest Hemingway in 1961 ended one of the most original and influential careers in American literature. His works have been translated into every major language, and the Nobel Prize awarded to him in 1954 recognized his impact on contemporary writing. While many people are familiar with the public image of Hemingway and the legendary accounts of his li... 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


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