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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

Condition: Near Fine


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 genetics by George Beadle and his wife Muriel. George Beadle won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work with Edw... 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

Condition: Very Good


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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Ravelstein: A Novel

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201761

ISBN: 0141001763

Condition: Good


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 suggested that he put forth a book of his convictions about the ideas which sustain humankind, or kill it, and much to Ravelste... 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

ISBN: 1931082383

Condition: Near Fine


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 edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works ... View more info

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The Dean's December

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274130

ISBN: 0060148497

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge lightly foxed, jacket lightly toned, faint crease on front jacket flap corner. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 346 pp. Saul Bellow (June 10, 1915 – April 5, 2005) was a Canadian-born American writer. For his literary contributions, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts. He is the only writer to have won the National Book Award three times, and the only writer to have been nominated for it six times. 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

Condition: Very Good


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 deadly virus that sweeps dispassionately through the city, taking a vast percentage of the population with it. 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

Condition: Very Good


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 and its meaning in the face of a deadly virus that sweeps dispassionately through the city, taking a vast percentage of the p... 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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Foe

By: Coetzee, J.M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200997

Condition: Near Fine


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 simple: survival, industry and order. Cruso is master and Friday is the slave. Susan watches the creation of a barren world - an a... View more info

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Four Quartets

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1943

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 2294559

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Board edges very lightly rubbed. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 39 pp. Four Quartets: Burnt Norton; East Coker; The Dry Salvages; Little Gidding. View more info

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T.S. Eliot: Collected Poems, 1909-1962 (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Eliot, T.S. [Thomas Sterns]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2286254

Condition: Near Fine


1976 Full-Leather. 212 pp. 8vo. Light brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of poems by the Nobel Prize winning author known for The Waste Land. 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

Condition: Very Good


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 Unvanquished), Percy Grimm (Light in August), The Courthouse (Requiem for a Nun). View more info

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Collected Stories of William Faulkner

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage Books / Random House: 1977

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2271322

ISBN: 0394722574

Condition: Very Good


7th printing. Pages lightly toned. 1977 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 900, [20] pp. Forty-two stories make up this magisterial collection by the writer who stands at the pinnacle of modern American fiction. Compressing an epic expanse of vision into hard and wounding narratives, Faulkner’s stories evoke the intimate textures of place, the deep strata of history and legend, and all the fear, brutality, and tenderness of the human condition. These tales are set not only in Yoknapatawpha County, but in Beverly Hills and in France during World War I. They are pop... View more info

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Sanctuary (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books No. 61)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1932

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2278775

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition, and the first appearance in print of Faulkner's new introduction (Toledano 061.2). Includes original jacket and onion skin jacket. Onion skin jacket toned with 1 inch internal chip on front panel and a few other smaller chips, hinges just beginning to weaken. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 380, [6] pp. Jacket designed by Burch. A powerful novel examining the nature of evil, informed by the works of T. S. Eliot and Freud, mythology, local lore, and hardboiled detective fiction. Sanctuary is the dark, at times brutal, story of the... View more info

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The Reivers: A Reminiscence

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2280907

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition (following the limited edition released the same year), with 'first printing' state on copyright page, no book club indicators, and red top stain indicating a trade edition. Lacks jacket. Endpapers very faintly foxed, minimal scuff to bottom corner, otherwise an excellent copy. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305, [7] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles. One of Faulkner’s comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is persuaded by Boon Hogganbeck, ... View more info

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The Reivers: A Reminiscence

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Random House: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2283617

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition (following the limited edition released the same year), with 'first printing' state on copyright page, no book club indicators, and red top stain indicating a trade edition. Includes first state jacket (6/62 on flap). Jacket price clipped, 1/2 inch closed tear on jacket spine head, jacket spine a bit faded. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305, [7] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles. One of Faulkner’s comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is ... View more info

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Selected Letters of William Faulkner (The First Edition Society)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286128

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor blemish on front board. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [1], 594 pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. a collection of letters by the author of Light in August and The Sound and the Fury. William Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was a Nobel Prize-winning American author. One of the most influential writers of the 20th century, his reputation is based on his novels, novellas and short stories. He was also a published poet and an occasi... View more info

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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! Adventures of a Curious Character

By: Feynman, Richard P.; Leighton, Ralph; Hutchings, Edward

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2275914

ISBN: 0393316041

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. 1997 Trade Paperback. 397, [3] pp. The Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist talks about his adventure-filled life in a series of transcribed taped discussions. A New York Times bestseller—the outrageous exploits of one of this century's greatest scientific minds and a legendary American original. Richard Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. Here he recounts in his inimitable voice his experience trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek; cracking the uncrackable safes guarding the... 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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

Condition: Very Good


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 infectious diseases. (Garrison-Morton) View more info

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Two Forsyte Interludes

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, Ltd.: 1927

Seller ID: 2204828

Condition: Near Fine


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 position of women. The author has drawn a fascinating and accurately detailed picture of the British propertied class. Often i... View more info

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Close Quarters: A Novel

By: Golding, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276299

ISBN: 0374125104

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Top edge lightly foxed, small sticker on front endpaper. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 281, [1] pp. 8vo. A novel by the Nobel Prize winning author of Lord of the Flies. The enthralling sequel to Golding's Booker Prize-winning 1980 novel, Rites of Passage, continuing the story of the 18th-century fighting ship carrying passengers and cargo from England to Australia. View more info

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Darkness Visible

By: Golding, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276352

ISBN: 0374135029

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Review copy, slip laid in. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 265, [3] pp. 8vo. A novel by the Nobel Prize winning author of Lord of the Flies. Hideously scarred and orphaned during the bombing of London, Matty sees himself as set apart from others, and his wanderings bring him into contact with Mr. Pedigree, a respected teacher and obsessed pederast, and Sophy and Toni, angelic-looking terrorist twins. View more info

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The Assault on Reason

By: Gore, Al

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Penguin Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272364

ISBN: 0739484613

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear. 2007 Hard Cover. 308 pp. Nobel Peace Prize winner, bestselling author, activist, and political icon, Al Gore has become one of the most respected and influential public intellectuals in America today. The Assault on Reason takes an unprecedented look at how faith in the power of reason 'the idea that citizens can govern themselves through rational debate' is now under assault. The marketplace of ideas, once open to everyone through the printed word, has been corrupted by the politics of fear, secrecy, cronyism, and blind faith. By leading us to an understanding ... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 novel to emerge from the good fight. The story of a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifascist gueri... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 greatest novel to emerge from the good fight. The story of a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifasc... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 Brigades attached to an antifascist guerilla unit. View more info

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The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway (Hudson River Editions)

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons / Macmillan Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281343

ISBN: 0684151553

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Top edge lightly foxed, jacket lightly toned. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 499, [5] pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the author of For Whom the Bell Tolls, A Farewell to Arms, A Moveable Feast, The Old Man and the Sea, etc. Hemingway won the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. CONTENTS: The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber; The Capital of the World; The Snows of Kilimanjaro; Old Man at the Bridge; Up in Michigan; On the Quai at Smyrna; Indian Camp; The Doctor and the Doctors Wife; The End of Something; The ... View more info

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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Finca Vigia Edition

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons: 1987

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2281597

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. 1/4 inch tear and faint crease along jacket base, jacket spine faded. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 650 pp. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2. Foreword by John, Patrick, & Gregory Hemingway. Photo of Hemingway by Man Ray on rear dust jacket panel. Before he gained wide fame as a novelist, Ernest Hemingway established his literary reputation with his short stories. This collection, The Short Stories, originally published in 1938, is definitive. Among these forty-nine short stories are Hemingway's earliest efforts, written when he was a young foreign corres... View more info

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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 but seemingly finished, was found by Mary Hemingway from among 332 different works Hemingway left behind after his death. Isl... View more info