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A Death in the Family, Agee, James
1 Agee, James A Death in the Family
71213 New York, NY Mcdowell, Obolensky 1957 Hard Cover Good+ with no dust jacket 
No dust jacket. Awarded Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Good copy of classic novel; is clean and bright, in full sky blue cloth covers w/mountainous decor front & spine; spine & book edges sunfaded. ; 31010; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 12.50 USD
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A Death in the Family, Agee, James
2 Agee, James A Death in the Family
71333 New York, NY Mcdowell, Obolensky 1957 Book Club Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Nice copy of classic novel; 60th anniversary facsimile issued by B-O-M-C; includes laid-in flyer. Awarded Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Discoloration of lower front cover, dust jacket, and 1st page or two. 2-2.5" tears on rear of DJ repaired with tape, a few chips, and in removable mylar protector. DJ bright blue colors, as originally published. Otherwise, book is clean and bright, printing on blue cloth boards and spine clear and colors good. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 23.75 USD
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A Death in the Family, AGEE, James
3 AGEE, James A Death in the Family
75271 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1979 Leather Fine with no dust jacket 
Finely produced copy of author's autobiographical novel set in his native Knoxville, Tennessee which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Though published in 1957, it was actually written by Agee from 1948 through 1955; and published posthumously. In rich black full leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; four raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Interior published on rich papers and with maroon silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. --- Illustrated by Ben F. Wohlbert. A bright, sharp, clean, unmarked copy. A handsome addition to anyone's bookshelf, issued as part of Franklin's Pulitzer Prize-winners series.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages 
Price: 44.50 USD
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4 BELLOW, Saul More Die of Heartbreak
70021 New York William Morrow & Co. 1987 0688069355 / 9780688069353 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Nobel laureate's novel of Parisian's new life in US. In sharp cond.; w/ivory half cloth and scarlet covers. 1st ed. w/full number line publisher's pg. DJ lightly scuffed; else intact w/$17.95 flap price unclipped.; 70021; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Mr. Sammler's Planet, BELLOW, Saul
5 BELLOW, Saul Mr. Sammler's Planet
71500 New York The Viking Press 1970 0670333190 / 9780670333196 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Author's famous work features a one-eyed Polish man's observations of the turbulent 20th century. In blue half cloth & blue paperboard covers; interior clean and tight. Dust jacket some small tears and chafing at edges, occasional stains; bears orig $6.95 flap price; now in removable mylar protector. The late Mr. Bellow was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Mr. Sammler's Planet, BELLOW, Saul
6 BELLOW, Saul Mr. Sammler's Planet
72206 New York Viking Press 1970 Book Club Edition Hardcover Good in Poor dust jacket 
Book club edition of Bellow's 1971-National-Book-Award-winning novel. In good shape in full light blue cloth covers. Retailer's sticker, front pastedown, light edgewear; otherwise solid and tight. Dust wrapper has sticker removal damage frt cover & tail of spine; chipped edges (espec at head & tail of spine). In removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Early Autumn, BROMFIELD, Louis
7 BROMFIELD, Louis Early Autumn
75308 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Press 1977 Leather Fine with no dust jacket 
Attractive leatherbound reprint copy of author's post World War I novel, which examines cultural clashes in a mythical Massacusetts town. 'Early Autumn' was originally published in 1926 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1927. In rich full brown leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; three raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Interior published on rich off-white papers and with maroon silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. --- With illustrations by Jerome Pinkney. A bright, crisp, clean, unmarked copy; issued as part of Franklin's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 338 pages 
Price: 24.50 USD
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The Flowering of New England 1815 - 1865 (Modern Library Giant #G57.1), BROOKS, Van Wyck
8 BROOKS, Van Wyck The Flowering of New England 1815 - 1865 (Modern Library Giant #G57.1)
80041 New York The Modern Library [c.1942] Hardcover Very Good- in Poor dust jacket 
A Modern Library Giant reprint edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning literary history of New England, originally published in 1936. --- In Toledano spine G4 / charcoal cloth / gilt titling on navy spine blocks / gilt-stamped ML torchbearer on front cover & spine / publisher's dark blue topstain / blank GA style endpapers / jacket style Gc / verso advertises 281 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1942 (though 1936 date appears in volume). ML #G57.1. --- With general yellowing to leaves, pencilings to textblock edges, interior is clean, firm and unmarked. Jacket with plenty of tears and chips, flaps have detached (but are present), inkings to front cover, but mostly intact and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (14), 550 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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The Good Earth (Modern Library #15.3), BUCK, Pearl S.
9 BUCK, Pearl S. The Good Earth (Modern Library #15.3)
80440 New York The Modern Library [c1958] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
The classic novel of China in a Modern Library reprint copy. "The Good Earth" was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1932. Includes a preface by the author. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 393 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1960 (though 1944 date appears in book). ML #15.3. --- With a little dulling to cover & spine gilding, else a very nice copy: clean, sturdy and unmarked. Unclipped, bright dust jacket with a pencil mark to cover, a little yellowing and small tears/chips to edges; protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; (6), 313 pages 
Price: 29.00 USD
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10 BYATT, A. S. The Matisse Stories
50590 New York Random House 1993 0679438823 / 9780679438823 Hard Cover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Second printing of U.S. edition. A compact volume presenting 3 of the Booker Prize-winning author's stories, 'each touched by Henri Matisse'. With publisher's promotional postcard laid in. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages and in similar, unclipped jacket. ; 50590; 12mo (7 - 7-1/2 in. tall); 134 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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One of Ours, CATHER, Willa
11 CATHER, Willa One of Ours
76383 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1977 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Willa Cather's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1922 novel borrowed from her experiences and those of her cousin who lived nearby, both on Nebraska farms. The novel is set against the First World War. This novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1923 and features illustrations by David Blossom. --- This deluxe reprint edition in rich full brown leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; three raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. With purple silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- With a hint of fading to the edges of the moire endpapers, and a bit of chafing at the cover edges & corners, else a clean, bright copy with no additional apparent damages. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued).; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Guard of Honor, COZZENS, James Gould
12 COZZENS, James Gould Guard of Honor
76379 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1978 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A deluxe copy of author's intricately-plotted 1948 novel which features stateside World War II US military aviators over three tense days in 1943. This highly acclaimed novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1949. This reprint edition features illustrations by Charles McVickers. --- In rich full blue-grey leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; four raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. With blue silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Overall, a clean, bright copy with no apparent damages. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued).; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 575 pages 
Price: 35.50 USD
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Henry James:  The Untried Years, 1843-1870; The Conquest of London, 1870-1881; The Middle Years, 1882-1895; The Treacherous Years, 1895-1901; The Master, 1901-1916 (Complete 5 Volume Set), EDEL, Leon
13 EDEL, Leon Henry James: The Untried Years, 1843-1870; The Conquest of London, 1870-1881; The Middle Years, 1882-1895; The Treacherous Years, 1895-1901; The Master, 1901-1916 (Complete 5 Volume Set)
81225 Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1953-1972 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A complete set of Leon Edel's comprehensive five-volume biography of Henry James (1843-1916), the prolific American-born novelist, playwright and critic who became a British citizen in 1915. Mr. Edel drew on unpublished letters of James, who was granted access by the James family. Each volume with black & white frontis portrait of James at varying times in his life; as well as several other b&w illustrations scattered throught the volumes. Vol. 1 is a 4th printing, 2 and 3 are 2nd printings and 4 & 5 are first editions. Mr. Edel was awarded the 1963 Pulitzer Prize for Biography for volumes 2 and 3. --- Each volume in rust cloth-covered boards with cover and spine titling in gilt and silver; black spine blocks. Similar-looking jackets with horizontal colored bands in brown, green and yellow, green, or tan. --- Volumes are generally in excellent shape: clean, bright and unmarked. Unclipped jackets with occasional spots of soiling and lightly scuffed edges; volume 2 with tear near tail of spine. All jackets protected in removable mylar wrappers. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); 350, 465, 408, 381, 591 pages 
Price: 293.00 USD
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So Big, FERBER, Edna
14 FERBER, Edna So Big
78576 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1978 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A very handsome edition of the author's much-admired novel which tells the story of Selina Peake De Jong and her son Dirk. First published in 1924 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1925. With illustrations by Howard Rogers. --- In full brown bonded leather with four raised bands on spine. With elaborate gilt decorations on both covers and on spine; titling on spine in gilt, and all edges also in gilt. Interior leaves of high-quality paper. Red silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking apparent damages.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 325 pages 
Price: 43.50 USD
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Journey in the Dark, FLAVIN, Martin
15 FLAVIN, Martin Journey in the Dark
78283 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1978 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A handsome edition of the author's novel which tells the story of life of Sam Braden, who wanted, and got, much from his life. First published in 1943 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1944, also named the 1943-44 Harper Prize Novel. With illustrations by Charles Hamrick. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. --- In full dark red bonded leather with four raised bands on spine. With elaborate gilt decorations on both covers and on spine; titling on spine in gilt, and all edges also in gilt. Interior leaves of high-quality paper. Orange silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy in excellent condition but with a little chafed spot & slight bump to upper cover corner.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 456 pages 
Price: 37.50 USD
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Penguin Island (Modern Library #210.1), FRANCE, Anatole
16 FRANCE, Anatole Penguin Island (Modern Library #210.1)
79002 New York The Modern Library [1940] Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A Modern Library reprint edition of author's satirical fantasy novel which was cited as a major factor in his being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921. Includes an introduction by H.R. Steeves. --- In Toledano spine 8, w/blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain, orange Kent endpapers. Likely published c.1940 (though 1933 date appears in book). Lacks the dust jacket. ML #210.1. --- With cover corner bumps and prior owner's signature to front paste-down, else an unmarked, clean, firm copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xvi, 295, (8, ads) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Penguin Island (Modern Library #210.1), FRANCE, Anatole
17 FRANCE, Anatole Penguin Island (Modern Library #210.1)
79213 New York The Modern Library [1940] Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
A Modern Library reprint edition of author's satirical fantasy novel which was cited as a major factor in his being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921. Includes an introduction by H.R. Steeves. --- In Toledano spine 8, w/green cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c.1956 (though 1909 date appears in book). Jacket style i, verso advertises 377 titles in ML catalog. ML #210.1. --- With penciled notation on page viii and a little dulling to cover gilding, otherwise an unmarked, clean, firm copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges and some light soiling to covers, otherwise bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xvi, 295 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The Counterfeiters (Les Faux-Monnayeurs); With Journal of 'The Counterfeiters' (Modern Library #327.1), GIDE, André
18 GIDE, André The Counterfeiters (Les Faux-Monnayeurs); With Journal of 'The Counterfeiters' (Modern Library #327.1)
78546 New York The Modern Library [ca.1963-67] Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The Nobel prize-winning author's work has been described as a novel within a novel. First published in France as 'Les Faux-Monnayeurs' in 1925. Novel translated from the French by Dorothy Bussy; author's Journal from the Counterfeiters translated, and with annotations, by Justin O'Brien. Includes considerable additional material at rear of volume. --- In Toledano spine 11 w/full green cloth covers, gilt titling & decorations stamped on spine; ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover, tan Kent endpapers. Likely published ca.1963-67 (though 1955 date appears in book). Lacks the dust jacket. ML #327.1. --- With a little minor soiling to covers, else a bright, clean, firm copy. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 432 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Counterfeiters (Les Faux-Monnayeurs); With Journal of 'The Counterfeiters' (Modern Library #327.1), GIDE, André
19 GIDE, André The Counterfeiters (Les Faux-Monnayeurs); With Journal of 'The Counterfeiters' (Modern Library #327.1)
78053 New York The Modern Library [c1966] Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Nobel prize-winning author's work has been described as a novel within a novel. First published in France as 'Les Faux-Monnayeurs' in 1925. Novel translated from the French by Dorothy Bussy; author's Journal from the Counterfeiters translated, and with annotations, by Justin O'Brien. Includes considerable additional material at rear of volume. --- In Toledano spine 11 w/full green cloth covers, gilt titling & decorations stamped on spine; ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover, tan Kent endpapers. Likely published c1966 (though 1955 date appears in book). Jacket verso blank, style l. ML #327.1. --- Dampstains to front and back cover cloth and verso of jacket, else a bright, clean, firm copy. Unclipped jacket w/separate flap price sticker, with tears at spine ends; in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 432 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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In This Our Life, GLASGOW, Ellen
20 GLASGOW, Ellen In This Our Life
75404 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1978 Hardcover Near Fine 
With illustrations by Walter Rane. A handsome edition, in full green leather with four raised bands on spine. With elaborate gilt decorations on both covers and on spine; titling on spine in gilt, and all edges also in gilt. Interior leaves of high-quality paper. Green silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy in excellent condition but with a little rubbing on fore-edge, sm. rubbed spot on cover, and lower edges w/a bit of whitish soiling. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A very handsome edition of the author's novel which was made into a movie by John Huston and starring Bette Davis and Olivia de Havilland. First published in 1941 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1942.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 449 pages 
Price: 39.50 USD
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21 GRASS, Günter Flounder
60105 New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1978 0151314861 / 9780151314867 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Second printing of the U.S. edition. Nice copy of author's unusual novel featuring a talking fish. Mr. Grass is perhaps best known for his "The Tin Drum". Translated by Ralph Manheim. --- Bound in full navy cloth-covered boards w/blindstamped flounder image to covers, titling stamped in silver on spine. Jacket with flounder/ear artwork. --- In good shape, some evidence of dampness and a little soiling to textblock edges, but no significant damage. DJ w/orig. $12.00 flap price unclipped & sm. tear frt edge.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 547 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Bell for Adano, HERSEY, John
22 HERSEY, John A Bell for Adano
76546 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1978 Leather Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
1978 edition. Beautifully produced copy of author's heartwarming 1944 novel set in Sicily during the latter stages of World War II, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1945. With illustrations by John Thompson. --- In full red leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; three raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Interior published on rich papers and with pink silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- With scratches and loss of textblock gilding, a tiny nick to a spine band, 2 faint red marks on front fly page and with 3 discolored spots on back cover; otherwise a bright, clean, firm copy without additional apparent damages. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued).; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 335 pages 
Price: 32.00 USD
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A Bell for Adano (First Modern Library Edition, ML #16.3), HERSEY, John
23 HERSEY, John A Bell for Adano (First Modern Library Edition, ML #16.3)
80314 New York The Modern Library 1946 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1946 (confirmed). A rather scarce Modern Library edition of author's heartwarming 1944 novel which is set in Sicily during the latter stages of World War II. Includes a foreword by the author. This work was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1945. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling stamped on green cover & spine blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h. Verso advertises 316 titles in ML catalog. ML #16.3. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, inked comments and underlinings on some pages, and with slight yellowing to leaves, otherwise a sturdy, clean copy. Dust jacket with moderate chipping and creasing, sunned spine and modified flap price; protected in removable mylar.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; viii, 269 pages 
Price: 57.00 USD
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Harold Pinter, Hinchliffe, Arnold P.
24 Hinchliffe, Arnold P. Harold Pinter
71509 New York Twayne Publishers 1967 Hardcover Very Good 
Sharp copy of examination of the life and work of Harold Pinter, extraordinary English dramatist & Nobel prize winner. In full red covers w/bright gilt design & lettering spine & cover. DJ chipped at head of spine & edges; spine toned. W/priceclipped flap, in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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From Here to Eternity, JONES, James
25 JONES, James From Here to Eternity
79169 New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1951 BCE Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A book club edition of the National Book Award winning novel. 'From Here to Eternity' was made into a film in 1953 starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed, Frank Sinatra and Ernest Borgnine. The movie won 8 Academy Awards. The novel, the first by James Jones, was somewhat autobiographical, and is set on Hawaii during the lead-up to the attack on Pearl Harbor. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- A Good only copy with a ragged, torn area to cloth at head of spine and looseness to both covers (a partial split at area near rear cover has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing); else a clean, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 861 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Andersonville, KANTOR, Mackinlay
26 KANTOR, Mackinlay Andersonville
31381 Cleveland, Ohio The World Publishing Company 1955 Hard Cover Good with no dust jacket 
Stated fifth printing. Author's novel is set at the Confederate Andersonville prisoner-of-war camp during the U.S. Civil War, and tells of the wretched conditions from multiple points of view. It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1956. With map of prison layout and Andersonville, Georgia at rear of volume, along with bibliography. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with cover and spine titling in gilt, blue topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With considerable sunning to spine (making titling indistince), less pronounced to covers, and with a little soiling to cloth. Interior clean and binding is firm.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 768 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Andersonville, KANTOR, MacKinlay
27 KANTOR, MacKinlay Andersonville
78137 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1976 Leather Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A deluxe reprint edition of author's epic 1955 novel set in a Confederate prisoner of war camp during the American Civil War and based in part on true stories. This work was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1956 and features illustrations by Joseph Smith. --- In rich full black bonded leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; five raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. With orange silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- With bumped cover corners and light scratching to gilt textblock edges; else a clean, bright copy with no additional apparent damages. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued).; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 897 pages 
Price: 49.50 USD
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Laughing Boy, LA FARGE, Oliver
28 LA FARGE, Oliver Laughing Boy
76407 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1977 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A very handsome edition of the author's tragic novel set in the world of the Navajo people in the American desert southwest. First published in 1929 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1930. With illustrations by William Gregg. --- In full dark red leather with four raised bands on spine. With elaborate gilt decorations on both covers and on spine; titling on spine in gilt, and all edges also in gilt. Interior leaves of high-quality buff-colored paper. Deep red silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy in excellent condition but with light scratches to textblock gilding & rubbing along lower cover edges & to spine hubs; spine with a hint of sunning. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued).; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages 
Price: 33.50 USD
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Arrowsmith, LEWIS, Sinclair
29 LEWIS, Sinclair Arrowsmith
75375 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Press 1975 Leather Fine with no dust jacket 
Attractive leatherbound reprint copy of author's novel, set in his mythical state of Winnemac, which examines cultural aspects of the scientific world. 'Arrowsmith' was originally published in 1925 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1926, an award which the author declined. --- In rich full brown leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; four raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Interior published on rich off-white papers and with brown silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. --- With illustrations by Ben F. Stahl. A bright, crisp, clean, unmarked copy; issued as part of Franklin's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 525 pages 
Price: 34.50 USD
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Main Street, LEWIS, Sinclair (author); WOOD, Grant (illustrations)
30 LEWIS, Sinclair (author); WOOD, Grant (illustrations) Main Street
77482 Norwalk, Connecticut The Easton Press 1965 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
First published in 1920, the author's much-admired novel tells the story of Carol Kennicott, a sophisticated woman who experiences small town living for the first time after her marriage. American-born, Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1930. This deluxe reprint edition is illustrated by the great Grant Wood and with a special introduction by the author. --- Bound in full brown leather covers with gilt decorations stamped on covers and spine. Titling stamped on spine in gilt, with four raised bands. All edges also in gilt. Printed on light brown papers and with orange silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. --- A somewhat damaged copy with considerable loss of cover gilding, scratches to edges of textblock, chafing to cover edges, and with foxing to a few interior leaves; else a nice copy of this classic novel.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xvii, 367 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Late George Apley: A Novel in the Form of a Memoir (Modern Library #182.2), MARQUAND, John P.
31 MARQUAND, John P. The Late George Apley: A Novel in the Form of a Memoir (Modern Library #182.2)
80012 New York The Modern Library [c.1956] Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
The author's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel in a Modern Library reprint edition. With a new introduction by the author. --- In Toledano spine 8 / blue cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / faded red topstain/ grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 377 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1956 (though 1940 date appears in book). ML #182.2. --- Spilled red substance has stained textblock fore-edge and jacket front and back, and with minor cover discoloration; otherwise a firm, intact copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with small tears & chips (& with the spilled reddish stuff); else intact and protected in removable mylar.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 354 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Cakes and Ale (First Modern Library edition, ML #270.1), MAUGHAM, W. Somerset
32 MAUGHAM, W. Somerset Cakes and Ale (First Modern Library edition, ML #270.1)
80318 New York The Modern Library 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library edition, 1950 (confirmed). A Modern Library reprint edition of Somerset Maugham's 1930 novel, which is centered around his Rosie Driffield character. Includes a special introduction for this edition by Mr. Maugham.--- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 347 titles in ML catalog. ML #270.1. --- With light yellowing to leaves and a splotch to textblock lower edge, otherwise a clean, sturdy and unmarked copy. Dust jacket bears original $1.25 flap price with a large creased tear to top front edge, light rubbing and chipping to edges; otherwise in good shape and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xii, 272 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Road, McCARTHY, Cormac
33 McCARTHY, Cormac The Road
71803 Vintage Books 2007 0307387895 / 9780307387899 Trade Paper Fine with no dust jacket 
Highly acclaimed novel by McCarthy in a newish copy. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Solid, tight and newish. ; 0.9 x 7.9 x 5.1 Inches; 287 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Tales of the South Pacific, MICHENER, James A.
34 MICHENER, James A. Tales of the South Pacific
78136 New York The Macmillan Company [c.1950s-1970s] BCE Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A likely book club edition (but not so stated). James Michener (1907-1997) served in the US Navy in World War II in the South Pacific. With the end of the war, he wrote this novel based on his adventures there which became a springboard to his long and fruitful writing career. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948 for 'Tales of the South Pacific', which was made into a very popular musical play by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II entitled 'South Pacific'. --- In orange quarter cloth over orange paper-covered boards. Volume bears the original 1947 publication, but this facsimile of the first edition likely published c.1950s-70s. Titling in black on spine. Jacket with colorful illustration of ship plying the waters. --- A bright, firm, unmarked copy lacking obvious damages. Jacket with just a touch of chafing to edges; in removable archival mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages 
Price: 79.00 USD
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35 MORRISON, Toni Song of Solomon
60467 North Clarendon, Vermont, U.S.A. Everymans Library 1995 0679445048 / 9780679445043 Hard Cover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Everyman's Library #216. Gorgeously produced volume in full bright red cloth covers and printed w/high quality paper, comes with publisher's satin bookmark. Famed work by Nobel laureate in an extraordinary copy. In full-size dustjacket (as published). ; 60467; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Sea, The Sea, Murdoch, Iris
36 Murdoch, Iris The Sea, The Sea
78345 London Chatto & Windus 1978 0701123397 / 9780701123390 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Stated second impression, 1978. An early British edition of the much-admired novel by Dame Iris Murdoch. This work was awarded the Booker Prize in 1978, and features the incredibly egotistical retired playwright and actor Charles Arrowby, who retires in a remote cottage by the sea. --- In full teal paper-covered boards, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features front cover image of a high-cresting wave and Mount Fuji, a detail from a work by Katsushika Hokusai. The back of the jacket with a detail from a wall painting in the Golden Hall of the Horyu-ji in Nara, Japan. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with yellowing to all leaves. Bright jacket with a little foxing at edges and w/price-clipped flap; in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 502 pages 
Price: 95.00 USD
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37 NAIPAUL, V [idiadhar]. S[urajprasad]. India: A Wounded Civilization
70252 Westminster, Maryland, Random House Inc 1977 0394724631 / 9780394724638 Trade Paper Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Nobel-laureate Naipaul's look at land of his ancestors. In good shape, just starting to yellow but no add'l damage. ; LK41401; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A House for Mr. Biswas, NAIPAUL, V. [Vidiadhar] S. [Surajprasad]
38 NAIPAUL, V. [Vidiadhar] S. [Surajprasad] A House for Mr. Biswas
70003 New York, New York, U.S.A. Vintage Books 2001 0375707166 / 9780375707162 Trade Paper Very Good with no dust jacket 
Hard-to-find copy of Nobel prizewinning author's semi-autobiographical novel. In nice shape, chafing at edges, otherwise solid and tight. ; 70003; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Way in the World, NAIPAUL, V. [Vidiadhar] S. [Surajprasad]
39 NAIPAUL, V. [Vidiadhar] S. [Surajprasad] A Way in the World
50373 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1994 0394564782 / 9780394564784 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first edition, copyright page. The Nobel-laureate's novel explores aspects of his own past. --- In tan textured paper-covered boards backed in tan cloth and with copper foil titling on cover and spine. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking significant damages. Jacket with minor creasing at extremities, small dark soiled spot to verso of jacket back. Original $23 flap price unclipped.; 50373; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 380 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Enigma of Arrival, NAIPAUL, V. [Vidiadhar] S. [Surajprasad]
40 NAIPAUL, V. [Vidiadhar] S. [Surajprasad] The Enigma of Arrival
72308 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1987 0394509714 / 9780394509716 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Nobel prizewinner's novel is an introspective look at his own life; tracks his migration from his native Trinidad to Britain. In black half cloth & turquoise paperboard covers. Interior clean & bright; unmarked. Dust jacket has chips & scuffs at edges. 2" tear at lower front hinge has been taped; now in removable mylar protector. With publisher's promotional bookmark specific to this title laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 354 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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