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Glimmer Train, Winter 2000, Issue 33: Stories

By: Burmeister, Susan; Davies, Linda

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Glimmer Train Press: 2000

Seller ID: 1818035

ISBN: 1880966328

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. Glimmer Train is an American literary journal founded in 1990 by Linda-Swanson Davies and her sister, Susan Burmeister-Brown, in Portland, Oregon. It is published quarterly, accepting works primarily from emerging writers. Stories published in Glimmer Train have been listed as notables in The Best American Short Stories, as well as appearing in recent editions of the Pushcart Prize, and anthologies for O.Henry and New Stories from the South. View more info

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Glimmer Train, Winter 1998, Issue 25: Stories

By: Burmeister, Susan; Davies, Linda

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Glimmer Train Press: 1998

Seller ID: 1818037

ISBN: 1880966247

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 156 pp. Glimmer Train is an American literary journal founded in 1990 by Linda-Swanson Davies and her sister, Susan Burmeister-Brown, in Portland, Oregon. It is published quarterly, accepting works primarily from emerging writers. Stories published in Glimmer Train have been listed as notables in The Best American Short Stories, as well as appearing in recent editions of the Pushcart Prize, and anthologies for O.Henry and New Stories from the South. View more info

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Glimmer Train, Summer 2000, Issue 35: Stories

By: Burmeister, Susan; Davies, Linda

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Glimmer Train Press: 2000

Seller ID: 1818036

ISBN: 1880966344

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 176 pp. Glimmer Train is an American literary journal founded in 1990 by Linda-Swanson Davies and her sister, Susan Burmeister-Brown, in Portland, Oregon. It is published quarterly, accepting works primarily from emerging writers. Stories published in Glimmer Train have been listed as notables in The Best American Short Stories, as well as appearing in recent editions of the Pushcart Prize, and anthologies for O.Henry and New Stories from the South. View more info

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Killer in the Rain (A Fingerprint Book)

By: Chandler, Raymond; Durham, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1964

Seller ID: 2294620

ISBN: 0241019257

Condition: Near Fine


Half inch tear along top edge of rear jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1964 Hard Cover. xi, 332 pp. Killer in the Rain collects together eight classic short stories by Raymond Chandler. It was in the pulp detective magazines of the 1930s that Raymond Chandler's definitive take on the hard-boiled detective story first appeared. Here then, from the well-thumbed pages of 'Black Mask' and 'Dime Detective Magazine', are eight of his finest stories including 'The Man Who Liked Dogs', 'The Lady in the Lake' and 'Bay City Blues'. Sharper than a hoodlum's switchblade, more exciting than a... View more info

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The Gold Diggers and Other Stories (SL 326)

By: Creeley, Robert

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1972

Seller ID: 2263734

ISBN: 0684127245

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name stamp inside wrappers, small sticker on spine base. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 158, [2] pp. A collection of short stories by the author best known for his poetry, representing Creeley's first foray into prose (these stories were written before his 1962 novel The Island). Creeley is generally associated with the Black Mountain poets, despite his verse displaying a style somewhat different from most members of that group. He was friends with a number of other influential poets of his day, including Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, Allen Ginsberg, Jo... View more info

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature

By: Hart, James D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1956

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2264269

Condition: Near Fine


Third edition. One inch chip to jacket spine-head, two-inch tear along rear jacket spine hinge, jacket edges heavily rubbed with multiple small chips and tears. Ink name on front endpaper. 1956 Hard Cover. viii, 890 pp. Alphabetically arranged, the volume contains short biographies and bibliographies of American authors, with information regarding their style and subject matter; summaries and descriptions of hundreds of the important American novels, stories, essays, poems, and plays; definitions and historical outlines of literary schools and movements; and information on literary societies, ... View more info

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The Southwest Review Reader

By: Hartley, Margaret L.; Maxwell, Allen; Oates, Joyce Carol; Horgan, Paul; et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: SMU Press, Dallas: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2118879

ISBN: 0870741470

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by editor and inscribed to a close friend on front endpaper ('For Abe Rothberg, whose friendship during twenty-six years has meant much to me personally and whose contributions have added greatly to the value as well as the prestige of the Southwest Review. With every possible good wish, Margaret, 6-4-79'). Minimal wear to jacket corners. Near Fine. 1974 Hard Cover. xiv, 242 pp. 8vo. A collection of literary works (short stories and poetry) by various authors, including: Paul Horgan; Joyce Carol Oates; J. Frank Dobie; William Stafford; etc. View more info

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Brockport Sunflowers

By: Heyen, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Challenger Press, Brockport: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202776

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #66 of 108. Signed by author. 1 inch tear to righthand margin, which may actually be a flaw in the handmade paper. 1988 Single Sheet. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet. 9 1/2 x 12. A limited edition of Heyen's poem Brockport Sunflowers, printed in Brockport in an edition of 108 copies, numbered by the publisher and signed by the author. Printed on paper handmade from vegetal materials (including Brockport sunflower stalks and blossoms). Printed by hand on an 1870-model Universal job press, in Helvetica typeface. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William Helmuth Heyen ... View more info

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Red Clay: Poems & Stories, Including: Calling Myself Home & That Horse

By: Hogan, Linda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greenfield Review Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201011

ISBN: 0912678836

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 1991 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 81 pp. A collection of poems and stories based on Native American culture and spirituality. Linda Hogan is a Chickasaw poet, novelist and essayist. View more info

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Red Clay: Poems & Stories, Including: Calling Myself Home & That Horse

By: Hogan, Linda

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Greenfield Review Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275612

ISBN: 0912678836

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Ink name on half-title page, faint odor of smoke. 1991 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 81 pp. A collection of poems and stories based on Native American culture and spirituality. Linda Hogan is a Chickasaw poet, novelist and essayist. View more info

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Difficulties of a Bridegroom: Collected Stories

By: Hughes, Ted

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Piador USA: 1997

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275892

ISBN: 0312168179

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Ink name on front flyleaf, faint odor of smoke. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 159 pp. The first collection of short fiction by England's Poet Laureate may be read as an accompaniment to Ted Hughes's poetry, or independently as an example of craft and linguistic vigor. Taken from forty years of occasional story writing, Ted Hughes's amazing descriptive powers and preoccupation with themes of violence and estrangement are vividly present in every tale. View more info

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Tales of East and West

By: Kipling, Rudyard; Bergonzi, Bernard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club: 1973

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2264545

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #920 of 2000 copies. Signed by illustrator on limitation page. Includes publisher's slipcase. A few tiny scuffs to slipcase. 1973 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 375, [3] pp. A selection of short stories by the author of The Jungle Book who was also known for his poetry, with an introduction by editor Bernard Bergonzi. Includes: Lispeth; The Bronckhorst Divorce-Case; The Madness of Private Ortheris; The Phantom 'Rickshaw; Baa Baa, Black Sheep; On Greenhow Hill; The Man Who Was; Without Benefit of Clergy; The City of Dreadful Night; At the End of the Passage; The Finest Story in the Wor... View more info

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Frank Leslie's Pleasant Hours. Devoted to Light and Entertaining Literature. Vol. XXXVI. [Volume 36]

By: Leslie, Frank

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Frank Leslie's Publishing House: 1884

Seller ID: 1894401

Condition: Good


Corners rubbed, binding repaired. This volume was probably specially bound for the original owner - Jennie M. Haddock in gilt lettering at spine base. 1884 Half-Leather. 476 pp. Half leather - black spine & corners over boards, gilt titles & rules, marbled endpapers. A collection of short stories, poetry, and other miscellaneous writings, illustrated with numerous engravings. Printed by Frank Leslie, well known for his publication of high quality engravings of the American Civil War. View more info

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And Other Stories: A Collection of Twelve New Stories

By: O'Hara, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295017

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 336 pp. This volume contains twelve brilliant new stories, all written in the two years following the completion of Waiting for Winter (1966). One of them, A Few Trips and Some Poetry, is a novel of medium length. View more info

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Funland

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $175.00

Publisher: William B. Ewert, publisher: 1981

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196152

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #30 of 150. Signed by Joyce Carol Oates without inscription on limitation page. Softcover in dust jacket. An exceptional copy. 1981 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. A fine press short story by the prolific, award-winning American author, with an introduction by Oates. This limited edition of 110 copies -- 100 numbered copies in paper wrappers (the version offered here) and 26 lettered copies in marbled boards -- was designed by C. Freeman Keith and printed letterpress on Mohawk Letterpress paper from Monotype Plantin at The Stinehour Press... View more info

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Riley Hoosier Stories

By: Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1917

Seller ID: 2273759

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear otherwise a very nice copy. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 191 pp. A collection of short stories by James Whitcomb Riley and illustrated by Will Vawter. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: James Whitcomb Riley (October 7, 1849 – July 22, 1916) was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the Hoosier Poet and Children's Poet for his dialect works and his children's poetry respectively. His poems tended to be humorous or sentimental, and of the approximately one thousand poems that Riley authored, the majority are i... View more info

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Evergreen Review Reader, 1957-1966

By: Rosset, Barney; Seaver, Dick; Jordan, Fred; Allen, Donald; Topp, Mike

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Blue Moon Books/Arcade Publishing: 1994

Seller ID: 2274168

ISBN: 1559702737

Condition: Very Good


Wrapper corners lightly dog-eared, ink name on half-title page. 1994 Large Softcover. 368 pp. This selection from the first ten years of the Evergreen Review gives the full flavor of the energy, savvy, excitement, and gall that characterized the magazine during the days of its publication. It also happens to bring together some of the world's best writers in one volume, in the company of their peers. Evergreen was more than another literary magazine. Founded by Barney Rossett of Grove Press and publishing from 1957 through 1973 (it now exists as an online only magazine), it was the voice of a ... View more info

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Short Stories of the Sea; Moods of the Sea: Masterworks of Sea Poetry (Two Volume Set)

By: Solley, George C.; Steinbaugh, Eric; Tomlinson, David O.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1984

Seller ID: 2280939

Condition: Very Good


Two paperbacks in publisher's slipcase. Slipcase edges very lightly rubbed. Spine of Short Stories of the Sea lightly creased. Page ridges very faintly toned on both volumes. 1984 Soft Cover. viii, 566; xix, 300 pp. Two volume set in publisher's slipcase. ABOUT SHORT STORIES OF THE SEA: Stories by Hawthorne, Jewett, Maugham, Updike, Kipling, London, Dickens, Crane, and Melville describe sea legends, adventures, storms, shipwrecks, and life on shore. ABOUT MOODS OF THE SEA: Poems by Milton, Keats, Longfellow, Melville, Hughes, Shelley, Byron, Whitman, and others, describe the characteristics, l... View more info

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The Ruling Passion: Tales of Nature and Human Nature

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons / D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200872

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 295 pp. 8voo. Margaret Armstrong binding (unsigned, but matches style of her other Van Dyke titles). Gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry Jackson van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. Henry van Dyke was born on November 10, 1852 in Germantown, Pennsylvania in the United States. He graduated from Princeton University in 1873 and from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1877 and served as a professor of English literat... View more info

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The Mansion

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2202211

Condition: Near Fine


1922 reprint. Ink name on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles, color picture plate mounted on top portion of front board. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry Jackson van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. Henry van Dyke was born on November 10, 1852 in Germantown, Pennsylvania in the United States. He graduated from Princeton University in 1873 and from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1877 and served as a professor of English literature at Princeton between 1899 and 1923. In 1908-09 D... View more info