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Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection

By: Torrence, Gaylord; Blackhawk, Ned; Yount, Sylvia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293150

ISBN: 1588396622

Condition: Fine


First edition. 2018 Large Hardcover. 231, [1] pp. A fresh exploration of Native American art that positions the work within the broader context of North American art history. This landmark publication presents Native American art within the broader context of American art history, through an examination of notable works from a major private collection. The insightful texts provide a new evaluation of the art, culture, and daily life of numerous North American tribes, including Acoma, Apache, Cheyenne, Creek, Crow, Hopi-Twea, Kiowa, Lakota, Pomo, Seneca, Seminole, Tlingit, and Zuni, among other... View more info

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Carlito's Way

By: Torres, Edwin

Price: $1,250.00  $1,000.00

Publisher: Saturday Review Press / E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269841

ISBN: 0841504083

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page ('9/4/03, For Tracy Callahan: With warmest regards. Honorable Edwin Torres J.S.C.'). Slightly smoky, top page ridge faintly foxed, jacket lightly toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 152, [2] pp. 8vo. The first novel by Puerto Rico New York State Supreme Court judge Edwin Torres, which together with its sequel After Hours inspired the 1993 film starring Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, etc. Penn and Miller both received Golden Globes for their performances. View more info

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Mr. Tutt Comes Home

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2303251

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Quarter inch by quarter inch chip to jacket spine head, jacket lightly rubbed. Ink stamps on front free endpaper. 1941 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 341 pp. This collection of short stories details the further adventures of Mr. Tutt that take him, among other places, to Valley Fair to settle a dispute among two hot-blooded Southern families, to New York City to untangle the marital affairs of a Syrian rug peddlar and his intended bride, and to Bangor to settle the case of a woman's mutilated will. View more info

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Catalogue of the Transylvania University Medical Library

By: Transylvania University Library

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Transylvania University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2009421

ISBN: 096101623X

Condition: Fine


First edition. No jacket. An exceptional copy. 1987 Hard Cover. xxii, 635 pp. A complete catalog of the collection of medical books owned by Transylvania University Library, divided by category. Includes: Practical Medicine; Anatomy and Surgery; Physiology; Obstetrics; Chemistry; Materia Medica; Natural History; Scientific Periodicals; Miscellanies; Encyclopaedias, Transactions and Works of the Fathers of Medicine. Plus two appendices: Medical Theses; M.D. Degree Recipients without Theses. Index follows text. View more info

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The Clantons of Tombstone

By: Traywick, Ben T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Red Marie's Bookstore: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288972

ISBN: 0963177273

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Wrappers very lightly rubbed. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 257 pp. The Clantons were fighters and did things their own way. This eventually cost them their lives but not before drama and intrigue saturated their family name. This book is filled with documents and pictures that bring the past one step closer. View more info

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Gadaffi: The Desert Mystic

By: Tremlett, George

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269461

ISBN: 0881849340

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. 320 pp. Discusses Gadaffi's transformation of Libya from a tribal community to a modern state and how he was once protected by the CIA as the U.S.'s primary buffer against coups in North Africa. View more info

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Old School Ties

By: Trevor, William

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Lemon Tree Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199826

ISBN: 090429112X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket price clipped, jacket lightly toned. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 146 pp. A collection of school-themed short stories by the three-time Whitbread Prize winner and five-time Booker Prize nominee. View more info

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Elizabeth Alone

By: Trevor, William

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199830

ISBN: 0370014936

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name and number on front endpaper, board edges a bit faded, jacket faintly toned. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 336 pp. 8vo. A novel set in a Gloucestershire town, by the three-time Whitbread Prize winner and five-time Booker Prize nominee. Elizabeth Alone by William Trevor - a powerful and moving novel from one of the world's finest writers After nineteen years of marriage, three children and a brief but passionate affair followed by a quick divorce, Elizabeth Aidallbery has to go to hospital for an emergency operation. From her hospital bed... View more info

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The Love Department

By: Trevor, William

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269567

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket price clipped, bookseller note laid in showing this was purchased from Kenny's in Galway in 1982. Page ridge faintly foxed. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 295, [1] pp. 8vo. The Love Department by William Trevor - a darkly comic novel about a thief of the heart, by one of the world's best writers From the offices of her Love Department, Lady Dolores cures the heartaches of the lonely wives of Wimbledon with inimitable flourish and finesse. When her newest protege, the somewhat naive Edward Blakeston-Smith, is sent on a mission - to learn the... View more info

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The Boarding-House

By: Trevor, William

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269569

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to bottom edge of jacket and a few pages. 1965 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 287, [1] pp. 8vo. The Boarding House by William Trevor - a darkly comic novel by one of the world's best writers William Bird has always taken in boarders who are on the fringes of society: the petty conman, the immigrant who's never been able to fit in, the blustering officer who really doesn't know what's what , and the just plain lonely. He's built a unique place with a unique atmosphere. But then he realizes he's dying, and he decides to leave the place to the... View more info

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The Story of Lucy Gault

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Viking / Penguin Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270208

ISBN: 0670913421

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227, [1] pp. 8vo. The Gault family leads a life of privilege in early 1920s Ireland, but the threat of arson leads the parents of nine-year-old Lucy to leave Ireland for England, her mother's home. Lucy cannot bear the thought of leaving Lahardane, their country house with its beautiful land and nearby beach, and a dog she has befriended. On the day before they are due to leave, Lucy runs away, hoping to convince her parents to stay. Instead, she sets off a series of tragic misunderstandings that affect all of the i... View more info

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The Silence in the Garden

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270209

ISBN: 037031218X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 203, [5] pp. 8vo. Set in Carriglas, County Cork, this book tells of Sarah Pollexfen, who becomes a governess to the Rolleston family at the beginning of this century. Two wars later, she dies in the house that was once so magical for her. How and why that magic becomes tarnished is the main theme of the novel. William Trevor's first novel, The Old Boys, won the Hawthornden Prize in 1964. Since then he has received other honours for his work including the Royal Society of Literature Award, the Allied Irish Banks Prize... View more info

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The Story of Lucy Gault

By: Trevor, William

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Viking / Penguin Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273037

ISBN: 0670913421

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine ends lightly pushed. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227, [1] pp. 8vo. The Gault family leads a life of privilege in early 1920s Ireland, but the threat of arson leads the parents of nine-year-old Lucy to leave Ireland for England, her mother's home. Lucy cannot bear the thought of leaving Lahardane, their country house with its beautiful land and nearby beach, and a dog she has befriended. On the day before they are due to leave, Lucy runs away, hoping to convince her parents to stay. Instead, she sets off a series of tragic misunderstandin... View more info

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Two Lives: Reading Turgenev and My House in Umbria

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Viking: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273057

ISBN: 0670839337

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 375, [3] pp. 8vo. Two novellas explore the lives of two women whose lives are marred by the absence of love. View more info

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Nights at the Alexandra (A Hutchinson Novella)

By: Trevor, William

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281554

ISBN: 0091684609

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 71 pp. Illustrated by Paul Hogarth. Set in a provincial Irish town against the backdrop of the Second World War, Nights at the Alexandra is a masterpiece of short fiction. Tracing the reminiscences of a fifty-eight-year-old Irish cinema owner named Harry, the story recounts the years during Harry's adolescence when he forges an unlikely friendship with an ÈmigrÈ couple recently arrived in his small town. Gently imperious yet strikingly beautiful, Frau Messinger, a young British woman married to a much ol... View more info

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Juliet's Story

By: Trevor, William

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The O'Brien Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281611

ISBN: 0862782767

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom rear corner lightly bumped. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 126 pp. Illustrated by Brian Bourke. After her friend Paddy Old the storyteller dies and she falls out with her best friend, Juliet and her storytelling grandmother go on a journey of self discovery from Tipperary, through England to France, and Juliet learns that stories make the world go around. View more info

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Miss Gomez and the Brethren

By: Trevor, William

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286126

ISBN: 037001460X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1/4 inch closed tear to rear jacket corner. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 291, [1] pp. First published by The Bodley Head in 1971, in which an inhabitant of the boarded-up wasteland of Crow Street in southwest London, Miss Gomez, is convinced that she has a mission in life: to prevent a sex crime shortly to be committed. View more info

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Imperial Legend: The Mysterious Disappearance of Tsar Alexander I

By: Trouetzkoy, Alexis S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284238

ISBN: 1559706082

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. xiv, 300 pp. Thoroughly researched and utterly riveting, a revelatory work details the death of one of Russia's greatest emperors, Alexander I, which lead to much speculation that he actually staged his death to cover a devastating secret, and suggests that Feodor Kuzmich, a holy man who wandered through Russia doing good works, and Alexander were one and the same person. View more info

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Tsongkhapa's Six Yogas of Naropa

By: Tsongkhapa; Mullin, Glenn H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Snow Lion Publications: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294558

ISBN: 1559390581

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Very faint stain along top corner of some pages. 1996 Trade Paperback. 276 pp. Anyone who has read more than a few books on Tibetan Buddhism will have encountered references to the Six Yogas of Naropa. These sixinner heat, illusory body, clear light, consciousness transference, forceful projection, and the bardo yogarepresent one of the most popular Tibetan Buddhist presentations of yogic technology. These teachings, given by the Indian sage Naropa to Marpa gradually pervaded thousands of monasteries and hermitages throughout Central Asia regardless of sec... View more info

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Dreaming Water

By: Tsukiyama, Gail

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282559

ISBN: 0312206070

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. Bestselling author Gail Tsukiyama is known for her poignant, subtle insights into the most complicated of relationships. Dreaming Water is an exploration of two of the richest and most layered human connections that exist: mother and daughter and lifelong friends. Hana is suffering from Werner's syndrome, a disease that makes a person age at twice the rate of a healthy individual: at thirty-eight Hana has the appearance of an eighty-year-old. Cate, her m... View more info

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The Language of Threads: A Novel

By: Tsukiyama, Gail

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282560

ISBN: 0312203764

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 276 pp. Readers of Women of the Silk never forgot the moving, powerful story of Pei, brought to work in the silk house as a girl, grown into a quiet but determined young woman whose life is subject to cruel twists of fate, including the loss of her closest friend, Lin. Now we finally learn what happened to Pei, as she leaves the silk house for Hong Kong in the 1930s, arriving with a young orphan, Ji Shen, in her care. Her first job, in the home of a wealthy family, e... View more info

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Earth is Heaven (Dumarest of Terra, #27)

By: Tubb, E.C.

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Daw Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269627

ISBN: 0879977868

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Front wrapper faintly creased. 1982 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. All the signals seemed set at go. Earl Dumarest had found people who believed in the legendary Earth. He had found the coordinates of the Sun and its attendant planets. And he would have the starship with a faithful crew of colonists for whom Earth was the paradise of their dreams. Before he could reach that ideal moment, Dumarest would have to fight his way out of the demonic Cyclan's master trap as well as unravel a very tricky web of planetar... View more info

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Interviewing Matisse or the Woman Who Died Standing Up: A Novel

By: Tuck, Lily

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278470

ISBN: 0394589351

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 148 pp. Two middle-aged women reveal the emptiness of their lives during the course of a midnight-to-dawn telephone call initiated to discuss the death of a mutual friend. View more info

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Woman Who Walked on Water

By: Tuck, Lily

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281552

ISBN: 1573220213

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Page ridges very faintly foxed, faint odor of smoke. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 241 pp. A champion swimmer gives up her comfortable married life in an exclusive suburb in Connecticut to follow a guru to India, where she immerses herself in the wisdom of the East and achieves a deepening spirituality--at a price. View more info

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Corgiville Fair

By: Tudor, Tasha

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279012

ISBN: 0690217919

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light stains to jacket, surface tear on front jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed with a few minor tears. Edges of boards very faintly toned, ink name on front endpaper. 1971 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Chronicles the events of the Corgiville Fair, especially the foul play by Edgar Tomcat in his attempt to win the goat race. View more info

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Tasha Tudor's Bedtime Book

By: Tudor, Tasha; Klimo, Kate

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Platt & Munk: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277993

ISBN: 082287217X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Corners lightly bumped. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Presents a collection of poetry and well-known stories including Snow White, The Real Princess, Hansel and Gretel, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, and The Shoemaker and the Elves. View more info

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Red Friday

By: Turner, George Kibbe

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299310

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name and address on front endpaper. 1919 Hard Cover. 253, [3] pp. 8vo. A propaganda novel written during World War I, which warns of the dangers of Bolshevism, and focuses on a conspiracy between a devious Russian and a New York City speculator. Publisher ad for The Little Grandmother of the Russian Revolution follows text. View more info

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Red Men Calling on the Great White Father (The Civilization of the American Indian)

By: Turner, Katharine C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287985

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy - usual marks. 1951 Hard Cover. xvii, 235 pp. Illustrated. CONTENTS: Get a Little Further: A Prefatory Note; Washington's Envoys; Big White: Alias Bag of Lies; Petalesharo: Bravest of the Braves; Pushmataha: Lafayette, We Are Here; Tshusick: The Gay Deceiver; The Incomparable Winnebagoes; Lions of the Limelight: Black Hawk and Andrew Jackson; Oshkosh and the Crow Wring Country; Red Sky in the Morning: Chief Red Cloud; Two Little-Known Apaches: Miguel, of the Miracle Eye - Taza, Who Was Prevented; Crazy Quilt of Callers; Sarah Winnemucca: The Cinderella Prince... View more info

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The Military in the Niagara Peninsula: Eighth Annual Niagara Peninsula History Conference

By: Turner, Wesley B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vanwell Publishing Limited: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279782

ISBN: 0920277888

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint smudge on front wrapper. 1990 Soft Cover. xi, 147 pp. The military history of the region along both sides of the Niagara River is as rich as that of any location in North America. Although the history of warfare in the Niagara Region stretches back to times before a permanent European presence was established, this collection of papers, first delivered at the eighth annual Niagara Peninsula History Conference, concentrates on later and more familiar themes: naval aspects of the War of 1812 and the role of the Indians; the history of Forts George and Niagara; women and war ... View more info

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Roughing It

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $1,250.00  $1,000.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288764

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state (BAL 3337) with ad on p. 592. Edges rubbed (fore edge exposed), single gathering sprung, a few pages faintly foxed. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 591, [7] pp. 8vo. Two engraved frontispieces, six plates in text. Numerous engravings throughout. Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was written during 1870–71 and published in 1872 as a prequel to his first book Innocents Abroad. This book tells of Twain's adventures prior to his pleasure cruise related in In... View more info