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The Hotel

By: Bowen, Elizabeth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Lincoln MacVeagh / The Dial Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2043190

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Ink name & date on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with 1 inch chip from spine head, minor loss from corners and rear joint, two tears, jacket spine faded.Good. 1928 Hard Cover. 294 pp. 8vo. Black cloth, paper spine label, silk decorative endpapers. Author's first novel, which followed on the success of two short story collections (Encounters; Ann Lee's and Other Stories). Bowen was a well-known author and member of literary society, befriending a number of the Bloomsbury Group, and also carrying on affairs with several other authors, including May Sarton. From the ... View more info

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The Love Department

By: Trevor, William

Price: $125.00

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

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 th... View more info

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The News from Ireland & Other Stories

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270212

ISBN: 0370306953

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 284, [4] pp. 8vo. Featuring The News From Ireland -- set on the estate of the Protestant Pulvertafts during the famine years of the 1840s -- this collection of short stories exemplifies the qualities of subtlety, honesty and humanity. View more info

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Lovers of Their Time

By: Trevor, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Viking: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273064

ISBN: 037030134X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. A bit smoky, jacket price clipped. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 278, [2] pp. A collection of short stories by the Irish author whose fiction has won the Hawthornden Prize, the Royal Society of Literature Award, the Allied Irish Banks Prize for Literature, and the Whitbread Prize for Fiction. View more info

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The Hill Bachelors

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273070

ISBN: 0670892564

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 244, [6] pp. William Trevor's new collection of stories is his first since the highly acclaimed AFTER RAIN. It contains a dozen new stories, mostly set in Ireland, that show Trevor at the height of his powers. With understatement and precision he writes about the lonely and the sad, about those that barely have control over their lives and those who have something to hide. In 'Three People' a father waits for the proposal for his daughter that will never come; in 'Against the Odds', a con-woman has business that take... View more info

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Complete Short Fiction (Penguin Classics)

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2003

Seller ID: 2269135

ISBN: 0141439696

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Fairy tales, ghost stories, detective fiction and comedies of manners—the stories collected in this volume made Oscar Wilde's name as a writer of fiction, showing breathtaking dexterity in a wide range of literary styles. Victorian moral justice is comically inverted in Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and The Canterville Ghost, and society's materialism comes under sharp, humorous criticism in The Model Millionaire, while The Happy Prince and The Nightingale and the Rose are hauntingly melancholic in their magica... View more info