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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 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

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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Lessness (Signature Series 9)

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calder and Boyars: 1971

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263337

ISBN: 0714506834

Condition: Near Fine


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

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 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

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 ... 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... 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 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

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 ... 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 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

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 simpl... View more info

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Tarantula

By: Dylan, Bob

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper: 2005

Seller ID: 2269130

ISBN: 0007215045

Condition: Near Fine


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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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

Condition: Very Good


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

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 Unvanqu... 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 conditi... 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... 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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Penguin Island

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

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261289

Condition: Very Good


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

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 infect... 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 p... 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 pri... 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 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

Condition: Very Good


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

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 grea... 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 Br... View more info

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The Old Man and The Sea

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273052

ISBN: 0684801221

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Sticker remnant on back cover. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 127, [1] pp. 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 out in the Gulf Stream. Here Hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic t... 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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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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Siddhartha

By: Hesse, Hermann; Rosner, Hilda (Translator)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MJF Books: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265785

ISBN: 1567310079

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Ink gift note on verso of jacket. 1997 Hard Cover. 122 pp. Translated from the original German by Hilda Rosner. The classic novel by the Nobel Prize winning author. Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beg... View more info