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Merry Men

By: Chute, Carolyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271032

ISBN: 0151592705

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages very faintly toned. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 695 pp. The Barringtons' clan wins a reputation for eccentricity with the behavior of Unk Walty, who constructs life-like and life-size sculptures of Egypt, Maine, residents. By the author of The Beans of Egypt, Maine. View more info

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Caramelo or Puro Cuento

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270192

ISBN: 0679435549

Condition: Fine


First edition, review copy with slip laid in. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine head and foot faintly pushed. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 443, [7] pp. 8vo. The celebrated author of The House on Mango Street gives us an extraordinary new novel, told in language of blazing originality: a multigenerational story of a Mexican-American family whose voices create a dazzling weave of humor, passion, and poignancy—the ... View more info

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Noel and Cole: The Sophisticates

By: Citron, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274339

ISBN: 0195083857

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly toned. Top page ridge lightly foxed, faint odor of smoke. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 360 pp. Born an ocean apart--one in Peru, Indiana, to great wealth, the other in Teddington, England, to an itinerant piano salesman--Cole Porter and Noel Coward have come to represent the ultimate in sophistication and urbanity. You Do Something to Me, Gay Divorce, I Get a Kick Out of You, Just One of Those Things, ... View more info

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The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living: A Novel

By: Clark, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274257

ISBN: 0375407251

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. 2000 Hard Cover. 345 pp. Author's first novel. Meet Evers Wheeling of Norton, North Carolina. A semi-dissolute judge, undistracted by children, hobbies, or a fulfilling marriage, he's moving down the road to nowhere at a furious clip -- until the morning he's confronted by Ruth Esther English, an attractive young woman whose dim-witted brother happens to be up on drug charges. Within ... View more info

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Where Are the Children?

By: Clark, Mary Higgins

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197668

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing. Minimal wear to corners, ink initials on front endpaper, jacket spine slightly faded, a couple tiny spots on page ridge. 1975 Hard Cover. 223 pp. 8vo. Author's first mystery, inspiration for the 1986 film starring Jill Clayburgh. Nancy Harmon had fled the heartbreak of her first marriage, the macabre deaths of her two little children, the hostile front-page newspaper stories and the shocking charges against her. She changed her name, dyed h... View more info

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Airling... and Other Poems

By: Clarke, Gerald

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Golden Quill Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1522577

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed and dated by author without inscription on front endpaper ('-- Gerry Clarke March, 1980'). Jacket toned. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 80 pp. Airling is a new word in our language, coined to suggest the writer's disenchantment with the clumsy and mechanistic realities of aircraft, for anyone who seeks to fly. Gulls and hawks move through their native element with grace but man's attempt to emulate them is awkward, at... View more info

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MacGregor School

By: Clarke, Gerald

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Golden Quill Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1522573

Condition: Very Good


First edition with promotional laid in. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('For Al - who embodies much of the spirit of this book. Gerry Clarke'). Jacket lightly toned. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 80 pp. In this book, Gerald Clarke achieves a fusion of his careers as a poet and a teacher. The school portrayed on these pages becomes almost magically a symbol for the larger world we all live in, and many readers will be rem... View more info

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

By: Clarke, Susanna

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200379

ISBN: 1582344167

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition, second state jacket (black with white lettering). Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Spine head and foot faintly pushed. 2004 Hard Cover. 782 pp. 8vo. Author's first novel, which inspired the BBC television series. English magicians were once the wonder of the known world, with fairy servants at their beck and call; they could command winds, mountains, and woods. But by the early 1800s they have long since lost the ability to... View more info

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

By: Clarke, Susanna

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200961

ISBN: 1582344167

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition, first state jacket (white with black lettering) Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Spine head and foot faintly pushed. 2004 Hard Cover. 782 pp. 8vo. Author's first novel, which inspired the BBC television series. English magicians were once the wonder of the known world, with fairy servants at their beck and call; they could command winds, mountains, and woods. But by the early 1800s they have long since lost the ability to p... View more info

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

By: Clarke, Susanna

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270191

ISBN: 1582344167

Condition: Fine


First American edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. An exceptional copy. 2004 Hard Cover. 782 pp. 8vo. Author's first novel, which inspired the BBC television series. English magicians were once the wonder of the known world, with fairy servants at their beck and call; they could command winds, mountains, and woods. But by the early 1800s they have long since lost the ability to perform magic. They can only write long, dull papers about it, while ... View more info

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My Life

By: Clinton, Bill

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270428

ISBN: 0375414576

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base very lightly bumped. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 957, xlii pp. President Bill Clinton's My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public. It shows us the progress of a remarkable American, who, through his own enormous energies and effort... View more info

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What Happened

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275794

ISBN: 1501175564

Condition: Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2017 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 494 pp. For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked ... View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267982

ISBN: 0961082402

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with minor tears. Owner's stamp on front endpaper. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six f... View more info

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Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper -- A Memoir

By: Cody, Diablo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gotham Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260592

ISBN: 1592401821

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine ends lightly pushed. 2006 Hard Cover. 212 pp. 8vo. First book by the writer of the screenplay for the Academy-Award-winning film Juno starring Ellen Page & Michael Cera. Diablo Cody was twenty-four years old when she decided there had to be more to life than typing copy at an ad agency. On a whim, she performed at amateur night at Minneapolis's seedy Skyway Lounge. She didn't win a prize that night, but she discovered that stripping delivered a rush ... View more info

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The Spy: A Novel

By: Coelho, Paulo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262799

ISBN: 1524732060

Condition: Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2016 Hard Cover. 190 pp. 8vo. In his new novel, Paulo Coelho, bestselling author of The Alchemist and Adultery, brings to life one of history's most enigmatic women: Mata Hari. When Mata Hari arrived in Paris she was penniless. Within months she was the most celebrated woman in the city. As a dancer, she shocked and delighted audiences; as a courtesan, she bewitched the era's richest and most powerful men. But as paranoia consumed a c... 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

Elizabeth Costello

By: Coetzee, J.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281545

ISBN: 0436206161

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 230 pp. Since 1982, J. M. Coetzee has been dazzling the literary world. After eight novels that have won, among other awards, two Booker Prizes, and most recently, the Nobel Prize, Coetzee has once again crafted an unusual and deeply affecting tale. Told through an ingenious series of formal addresses, Elizabeth Costello is, on the surface, the story of a woman’s life as mother, si... View more info

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Sartre as Biographer

By: Collins, Douglas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1923409

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes original jacket, lightly word on front.Very Good. 1980 Hard Cover. 220 pp. Since 1945 Sartre has devoted more pages to biography than to any other genre or subject. In this perceptive book, Douglas Collins analyzes Sartre's biographical enterprise, its place in his thought and development, and shows us much about Sartre and about biography in the 20th century. He examines Sartre's sources and locates his biographies in the history of ideas, discus... View more info

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Prizzi's Honor: A Novel

By: Condon, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274269

ISBN: 0698111435

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket faintly toned. Top page ridge lightly foxed, price sticker on half-title page. 1982 Hard Cover. 316 pp. When Charley Partanna, the Prizzi family's enforcer, and beautiful ex-mob courier Irene Walker fall in love, they are caught in a web of conflicting loyalties. View more info

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The Gods of Guilt (A Lincoln Lawyer Novel)

By: Connelly, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little Brown and Company: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270433

ISBN: 0316069515

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2013 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 387 pp. Mickey Haller gets the text, Call me ASAP - 187, and the California penal code for murder immediately gets his attention. Murder cases have the highest stakes and the biggest paydays, and they always mean Haller has to be at the top of his game. When Mickey learns that the victim was his own former client, a prostitute he thought he had rescued and put on the straight and n... View more info

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Two Kinds of Truth (A Bosch Novel, Book 20)

By: Connelly, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274242

ISBN: 0316416754

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition sticker on jacket front. 2017 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 402, 6 pp. Harry Bosch, exiled from the LAPD, is working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department when all hands are called out to a local drugstore, where two pharmacists have been murdered in a robbery. Bosch and the tiny town's three-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead into the dangerous, big-business wo... View more info

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Arrow of Gold: A Story Between Two Notes

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196862

Condition: Good


First edition, first state, with 20 (not 21) titles opposite title page, 'credentials and apparently' on p. 5, lines 16-17. Spine leans forward slightly, lightly rubbed, pencil name on front endpaper. 1919 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 385 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories.Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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Victory: An Island Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196863

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state, with missing quotation mark on p. 431, line 3. Precedes UK first edition by six months. Spine a bit toned, a few faint smudges on boards. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 462 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories.Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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The Shadow Line

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $150.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197190

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges and first few leaves a bit foxed, ink name on front endpaper, front hinge just starting - spine leans slightly forward. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227, 18 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories.Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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Typhoon and Other Stories

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $300.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197192

Condition: Good


First edition, first state, with publisher's blind stamped device on rear board two pages (one leaf) of advertisements following front endpaper, windmill publisher's device on title page, copyright page does not state 'reserved for colonies only', 32 pages of ads following text. Edges rubbed, minor stain to rear board corner, hinges reinforced, ink name and address on front endpaper. 1903 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 304 pp. 8vo. Grey cloth, ... View more info

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Tales of Unrest

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197193

Condition: Good


First American edition, which preceded the UK edition, and of which only 1250 copies were printed. Spine toned, boards lightly soiled, dedication/contents page opened poorly causing 2 inch tear along fore-edge margin. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 348 pp. 8vo. The fourth book and the first short story collection by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Includes: Karain: A Memory; The Idiots; An Outpost of Prog... View more info

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Within the Tides: Tales

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $75.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197194

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state ('litttle' for little on p. 233). Page ridge and first and last few leaves a bit foxed, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. 8vo. A short story collection by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Includes: The Planter of Malata; The Partner; The Inn of the Two Witches; Because of the Dollars.Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION SHORT STORIES View more info

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Victory: An Island Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197195

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second state (no comma after 'Essex' on title page). The UK edition includes a preface not included in the US version. Spine faded, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 415 pp., 4-page, and 31-page publisher ad bound in following text. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories.Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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An Outcast of the Islands

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $300.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin / The Gresham Press: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197197

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed with split to cloth at spine head, hinges weakening, front free endpaper affixed to paste-down, ink name & date on half-title page, fore-edge margin of a few pages lightly foxed. 1896 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 391 pp. 8vo. Author's second book. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories.Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info