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A Death in the Family

By: Agee, James

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Mcdowell, Obolensky: 1957

Stock No.: 71213

Condition: 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 View more info

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A Death in the Family

By: Agee, James

Price: $23.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Mcdowell, Obolensky: 1957

Edition: Book Club Edition

Stock No.: 71333

Condition: 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 View more info

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A Death in the Family

By: AGEE, James

Price: $44.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1979

Stock No.: 75271

Condition: 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 handsom... View more info

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More Die of Heartbreak

By: BELLOW, Saul

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 70021

ISBN: 0688069355

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


First Edition. The tenth novel by Nobel laureate Saul Bellow is centered around his lead character Kenneth Trachtenberg's difficulty accepting the reality that life doesn't always provide what he sees as his ideals. --- In brown paper-covered boards backed in ivory cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features Thomas Victor photographic portrait of the author to back panel. --- A clean, unmarked, tightly bound copy. Unclipped jacket with crease to front flap and 2 small circular stickers to spine, otherwise intact and bright.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; 335 pages View more info

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Mr. Sammler's Planet

By: BELLOW, Saul

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1970

Edition: Third Printing

Stock No.: 71500

ISBN: 0670333190

Condition: 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 View more info

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Mr. Sammler's Planet

By: BELLOW, Saul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1970

Edition: Book Club Edition

Stock No.: 72206

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Dust Which is God: A Novel in Verse

By: BENÉT, William Rose

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1945

Stock No.: 81992

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Stated fifth printing of the author's long-form poem, awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1942. Due to war-time paper shortages, the entire book is printed on bright yellow stock. --- In beige cloth-covered boards with illustrations and titling in brown to cover and spine; brown topstain. Jacket in tones of dark brown and tan, with author photographic portrait to back panel. --- With some darkening & discoloration to cloth, otherwise a clean, firmly-bound copy. Unclipped jacket with chipping and small tears but mostly intact and in removable archival mylar protector.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. ... View more info

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The Flowering of New England 1815 - 1865 (Modern Library Giant #G57.1)

By: BROOKS, Van Wyck

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1942]

Stock No.: 80041

Condition: 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 ch... View more info

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The Matisse Stories

By: BYATT, A. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1993

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 50590

ISBN: 0679438823

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Stated first U.S. edition, copyright page. A compact volume presenting 3 of the Booker Prize-winning author's stories, "each touched by Henri Matisse". The stories include: "Medusa's Ankles", "Art Work" and "The Chinese Lobster". --- In black paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with author initals to cover and spine titling, both in gilt. Jacket with Matisse art on front and back. With publisher's promotional postcard laid in. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages and in similar, unclipped jacket.; 12mo (7 - 7-1/2 in. tall); 134 pages View more info

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The Wapshot Chronicle

By: CHEEVER, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1957

Stock No.: 82449

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


John Cheever's 1957 novel in a later printing. This work features the quirky Wapshot family, and is set in a coastal Massachusetts town. "The Wapshot Chronicle" was awarded the National Book Award for fiction in 1958, and was named to the Modern Library list of the 100 best novels of the 20th century. --- In linen-finish green cloth-covered boards backed in black cloth, with spine titling in yellow and orange. Jacket with André Philippon photographic portrait of the author to back panel. --- A weakened front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, with tape remnants... View more info

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Guard of Honor

By: COZZENS, James Gould

Price: $35.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1978

Stock No.: 76379

Condition: 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 unspecifie... View more info

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Guard of Honor (Modern Library Giant)

By: COZZENS, James Gould

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: 1998

Stock No.: 82831

ISBN: 0679603050

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A Modern Library Giant edition of the author's intricately-plotted 1948 novel which features stateside World War II US Army Air Force aviators over three tense days in 1943. This highly acclaimed novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1949. --- In Toledano spine 17 / grey cloth / blindstamped torchbearer logo to cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / Bernhard endpapers / jacket style r with image of a large group of airmen on cover; author black and white photographic portrait on spine, verso lists titles in ML catalog. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy lacking obvious damages. A p... View more info

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Paris Trout

By: DEXTER, Pete

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1988

Stock No.: 41126

ISBN: 0394563700

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


A second printing of the author's National Book Award-winning novel, set in a small Southern town and featuring a man who epitomizes evil. --- In black paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with copper foil titling & decorations on spine and cover. Jacket with Marion Ettlinger photographic portrait of the author on back panel. --- A bright, tightly-bound, unmarked copy but with remainder mark to lower textblock edge and a little foxing to textblock top edge. Bright jacket w/orig $17.95 price unclipped and protected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (8), 306 pa... View more info

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Middlesex

By: EUGENIDES, Jeffrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Picador / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2002

Stock No.: 82974

ISBN: 0312427735

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


An excellent paperback copy of the author's popular novel, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2003. The highly-readable story is centered around his appealing young character "Cal/Calliope", growing up in Detroit who happens to be intersex (once known as hermaphrodite). --- In wraps with composite image of youthful figures, a ship, and smoke to cover. --- A clean, unmarked, sound copy but with just a hint of tanning to leaves.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); viii, 529 pages View more info

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A Fable (Fourth Printing)

By: FAULKNER, William

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1954

Stock No.: 82049

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Stated fourth printing of William Faulkner's novel which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1955. This work was set against the backdrop of World War I France. --- In full maroon cloth-covered boards with three double crosses stamped in blind and dark blue to cover; spine titling in silver and pink. Volume in blue and black dust jacket with cross to both front and back. --- A very nice copy: clean, unmarked, and firmly bound but with faint toning to spine. Dust jacket bears original $4.75 flap price; with small chips, rubbing & tears to edges; some sunning to spine but intact and in removab... View more info

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Penguin Island (Modern Library #210.1)

By: FRANCE, Anatole

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [1940]

Stock No.: 79002

Condition: 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) pa... View more info

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Penguin Island (Modern Library #210.1)

By: FRANCE, Anatole

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [1940]

Stock No.: 79213

Condition: 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 jac... View more info

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The Counterfeiters (Les Faux-Monnayeurs); With Journal of 'The Counterfeiters' (Modern Library #327.1)

By: GIDE, André

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [ca.1963-67]

Stock No.: 78546

Condition: 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 #... View more info

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The Counterfeiters (Les Faux-Monnayeurs); With Journal of 'The Counterfeiters' (Modern Library #327.1)

By: GIDE, André

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1967]

Stock No.: 82694

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good 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 12 / green cloth / blindstamped ml cover device / gilt-stamped spine titling / Fujita brown & yellow endpapers / jacket style l, verso is blank. Likely published c.1967 (though 1955 date appears in book). ML #327.1. --- An abou... View more info

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The Flounder

By: GRASS, Günter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1978

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 60105

ISBN: 0151314861

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Stated first (U.S.) edition. In this highly original novel, Günter Grass tells a tale of a talking fish, caught in the Stone Age, and the fisherman who caught it. Both fish and fisherman are immortal. This work rendered into English from the German by Ralph Manheim, who provides a prefatory note. --- Bound in full navy cloth-covered boards w/blindstamped flounder image to covers, titling stamped in silver on spine. Jacket with wrap-around flounder/ear artwork. --- With smudges to fore-edge of textblock and exposure to dampness has caused minor rippling to some leaves, otherwise a clean, tight... View more info

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A Bell for Adano

By: HERSEY, John

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1978

Stock No.: 76546

Condition: 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. ---... View more info

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Harold Pinter

By: Hinchliffe, Arnold P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1967

Stock No.: 71509

Condition: 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 View more info

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From Here to Eternity

By: JONES, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1951

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79169

Condition: 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... View more info

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Andersonville

By: KANTOR, MacKinlay

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1976

Stock No.: 78137

Condition: 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 limite... View more info

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Laughing Boy

By: LA FARGE, Oliver

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1977

Stock No.: 76407

Condition: 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-winner... View more info

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Arrowsmith

By: LEWIS, Sinclair

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Press: 1975

Stock No.: 75375

Condition: 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 b... View more info

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Arrowsmith (Modern Library #42.2a)

By: LEWIS, Sinclair

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c1950]

Stock No.: 81759

Condition: Good in Good+ dust jacket


A Modern Library reprint copy of author's novel, set in his fictitious state of Winnemac, which examines cultural aspects of the scientific world. "Arrowsmith" was first published in 1925 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1926, an award which the author declined. --- In Toledano spine 8 / blue cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h, verso advertises 309 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1946 (though 1925 date appears in book). ML #42.2a (lacking the Sosking introduction). --- With dulling to cover gi... View more info

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Death in Venice

By: MANN, Thomas

Price: $41.50

Publisher: Avon, Connecticut, The Heritage Press: 1972

Stock No.: 82774

Condition: Near Fine


A handsome reprint edition in slipcase of the author's famed novella. Translated from the German by Kenneth Burke, with an introduciton by Erich Heller. With woodcut illustrations by Felix Hoffmann. --- Elegantly printed on laid papers, and bound with the Japanese fold technique (printing on the outside only of uncut leaves). Covers in green, yellow and gold marbled papers, backed in olive leatherette and titling gilt-stamped on green spine block. Volume housed in olive paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass brochure laid in (Avon, no. III: 37). --- A bright, firm, unmarked copy but with prior owne... View more info

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The Road

By: McCARTHY, Cormac

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2007

Stock No.: 71803

ISBN: 0307387895

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Sea, The Sea

By: Murdoch, Iris

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1978

Stock No.: 78345

ISBN: 0701123397

Condition: 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,... View more info

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A Way in the World

By: NAIPAUL, V. [idiadhar] S. [urajprasad]

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 50373

ISBN: 0394564782

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Enigma of Arrival

By: NAIPAUL, V. [Vidiadhar] S. [Surajprasad]

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 72308

ISBN: 0394509714

Condition: 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 View more info

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Three Plays: Anna Christie, The Emperor Jones, and The Hairy Ape (Modern Library #146.2)

By: O'NEILL, Eugene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [1961]

Stock No.: 74962

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Three plays written by the acclaimed Eugene O'Neill, three times a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a Nobel laureate. With an introduction by Lionel Trilling. --- This edition bears 1949 date but likely published c.1961. With 403 ML titles on verso of dust jacket. In full red cloth-covered boards with lettering and decorations in black and gilt on cover and spine; with publisher's black topstain. With Strand bookstore sticker on front pastedown, otherwise a clean, unmarked copy. Dust jacket has chipping at spine ends, light soiling & rougly clipped jacket flap price; in removable mylar protect... View more info

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How to Write: Advice and Reflections

By: RHODES, Richard

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82301

ISBN: 0688140955

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


A first printing of the award-winning author's book of advice and observations about the writer's craft. Mr. Rhodes has written novels and non-fiction works, as well as several articles. He has been awarded the Pulitzer Price, National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award. Signed by Richard Rhodes on half title page. --- In beige paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Eric Baker-designed jacket with out-of-focus lines from a manuscript. --- An about Fine copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Unclipped dust jacket also in excellent condition.... View more info

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The War Diaries of John-Paul Sartre

By: Sartre, Jean-Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 71465

ISBN: 0394538137

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Sharp copy of work, translated from the French by Quintin Hoare. No dust jacket. In slightly splayed pale green and tan half cloth covers; w/bright copper lettering frt cover & spine. Exterior & interior clean, bright and newish. Author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1964. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 366 pages View more info

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And Quiet Flows The Don

By: SHOLOKHOV, Mikhail

Price: $14.90

Publisher: New York, Vintage: 1966

Stock No.: 71868

ISBN: 0394703308

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Famed Russian epic novel in good reading copy; translated by Stephen Garry. Cover chafed at corners, has a crease front; interior yellowed, book itself intact and complete; slightly sunfaded spine. Author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1965.; A Vintage Giant, V-330; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 554 pages View more info

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The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

By: STAFFORD, Jean

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1979

Stock No.: 78551

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A very handsome edition of author's collection of 30 short stories, including her notable 'The Interior Castle'. This work was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1970. With illustrations by Barron Storey. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. --- In full brown bonded leather with four raised bands on spine. Featuring 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 --- A clean, bright, unma... View more info

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East of Eden (John Steinbeck Centennial Edition, 1902-2002)

By: STEINBECK, John

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2002

Stock No.: 70012

ISBN: 0142004235

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


John Steinbeck is purported to have considered "East of Eden" to be his magnum opus. It is the story of two intertwined families in the Salinas Valley of California. This softcover copy in a John Steinbeck Centennial Edition (1902-2002). --- In off-white wraps with flaps and woodcut image of dead tree to cover. --- With neat penciled doodling to title page, else a tightly-bound, clean, bright copy.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; (6), 601 pages View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: STEINBECK, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1999

Stock No.: 76444

ISBN: 0140281622

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


The magnum opus of John Steinbeck (1902-1968) traces the lives of desperate depression-era Oklahoma farmers who packed up their families and possessions to seek a better life in California. This novel was awarded the 1940 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel and the National Book Award, and was prominently mentioned when the author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. --- This quality trade paperback reprint edition is in excellent shape: clean, bright and newish. ; Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 455 pages View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: STEINBECK, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2002

Stock No.: 79799

ISBN: 0142000663

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


The magnum opus of John Steinbeck (1902-1968) traces the lives of desperate depression-era Oklahoma farmers who packed up their families and possessions to seek a better life in California. This novel was awarded the 1940 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel and the National Book Award, and was prominently mentioned when the author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. --- This trade paperback reprint with Andrew Davidson woodcut drawings on cover. Issued as the "Steinbeck Centennial Edition". --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy though with incidental creases to a few leaves. ; Cen... View more info