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ABBOTT, LEE K.
Living After Midnight
E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A. Putnam Pub Group. 1991, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0399136568). Hardcover. First printing. Signed and dated on half-title and also inscribed on dedication page. Abbott is the suthor of Strangers in Paradise and Dreams of Distant Lives. In this collection, he examines his characters, 'frought with existential desperation.' A near fine copy with mild aging and owner's (aka inscribee's) embosser stamp to ffep. DJ also near fine with price clipped. 239 pp. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 12028
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Keywords: Signed & Inscribed 0399136568

 ABELL, ELIZABETH, ED., American Accent:
ABELL, ELIZABETH, ED.
American Accent:
Ballentine Books. 1954, 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Ballantine 75, with .35 cover price. A Ballantine original collection of stories by A.B. Guthrie, Jr. May Sarton, Jessamyn West, Carson McCullers, Isaac Asimov, and others from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. Very good minus with small open tear to back cover, spine wear and creases, small stain at foreedge. 191 pp. Very Good.
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Book number: 12060
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Keywords: Collectible Paperbacks

 ABRAHAMS, PETER, This Island, Now
ABRAHAMS, PETER
This Island, Now
Alfred A. Knopf. 1966, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Stated first edition. Bright green cloth, black/gilt/blue titles, green topstain. Novel about class struggles in a Caribbean nation. Book very good with fading to topstain. DJ with interesting geometric design by Joseph del Gaudio, also very good with darkening to spine, edgewear and one quarter-sized chip at lower foreedge. 305 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15401
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.75 | £UK 34.75 | JP¥ 4943]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: African American Literature

 ACHEBE, CHINUA, Arrow of God
ACHEBE, CHINUA
Arrow of God
John Day Co. 1978, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fuschia cloth binding, gilt titles. Stated first edition. Esteemed writer described by the NYTimes on the book's publication as 'one of NIgeria's finest writers,' and who has acquired considerable reputation since. Book very good with some discoloration to cloth at lower edge. DJ likewise very good with edgewear at spine-ends, price clipped. Rare in first. 287 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 12450
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 184.75 | £UK 153.5 | JP¥ 21969]
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Keywords: Literary Firsts

038500852X ACHEBE, CHINUA, Girls at War and Other Stories
ACHEBE, CHINUA
Girls at War and Other Stories
Anchor Press./Doubleday & Co. 1973, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 038500852X). Hardcover. Half-beige, half-green cloth, gilt titles at spine, pub's logo blindstamp at front. Likely second printing, with DD code O4 on penultimate page. Contains 13 stories and a brief Preface by the author. Book very good with light spotting to edges, faint tape marks to endsheets. DJ also very good with faint purple stripes from old-style Brodart. Not ex-library. 129 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15014
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Keywords: 038500852x

 ACHEBE, CHINUA, A Man of the People
ACHEBE, CHINUA
A Man of the People
John Day Company. 1966, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Yellow cloth, black titles. First US edition (NAP). Author's fourth novel, in which politics becomes the subject of his irony and satire. Book very good with disparate darkening to pastedowns from old-style Bro-dart, one page mis-cut at foreedge. DJ likewise very good with edgewear, one or two short tears, rubbing. 167 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 13128
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 161.5 | £UK 134.25 | JP¥ 19223]
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Keywords: African American Literature

 
ADAMS, ALICE
Southern Exposure
Knopf. 1995, First Edition. (ISBN: 0679444521). Hardcover. Book, Very small spot on top edge (remainder mark?), else as new in like DJ. 305 pp. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 572
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ADAMSON, GIL
The Outlander: A Novel
HarperCollins. 2008, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 9780061491252). Hardcover. First printing. White/white binding, red titles. Her widely-praised first novel, set in the American West. Book near fine; DJ very good plus with a few light smudges. Scarce in first printing. 387 pp. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 10308
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0394488768 ADLER, RENATA, Speedboat
ADLER, RENATA
Speedboat
Random House. 1976, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0394488768). Hardcover. Stated first edition with customary RH edition statement. Black cloth, gray boards, gilt titles. First novel by this reviewer and critic, with back panel blurbs by Michael Arlen, John Updike and Donald Barthelme. Book very good with edge spotting all around, some aging to boards at edges. DJ likewise very good with Brodart stripe to flaps, crease to front flap. 178 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15094
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AGEE, JONAS
Mercury
Toothpaste Press. 1981, First Printing. (ISBN: 0915124505). Soft cover. Book, In original wraps. Near fine. Unpaginated. Near Fine.
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Book number: 574
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2746]
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Keywords: 0915124505

1400065968 AGEE, JONIS, The River Wife: A Novel
AGEE, JONIS
The River Wife: A Novel
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Inc. 2007, First Edition. (ISBN: 1400065968). Soft Cover. Book, Advance Reader's edition with letter from Jane von Mehren, VP at Random, bound in. Unread with aging to paper. NOTE: There were two different ARCs of this title. 393 pp. Fine.
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Book number: 8484
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081297719X AGEE, JONIS, The River Wife: A Novel
AGEE, JONIS
The River Wife: A Novel
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Inc. 2008, First Edition. (ISBN: 081297719X). Soft Cover. Book, Advance Reader's edition. Unread, as new in printed wraps. Includes interview with the writer and questions for discussion. NOTE: There were two different ARCs of this title. 407 pp. Fine.
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Book number: 9126
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AGEE, JONIS ROGER BLAKELY AND SUSAN WELCH, EDS.
Stiller's Pond: New Fiction from the Upper Midwest
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. New Rivers Press. 1992, Second Edition. (ISBN: 089823106X). Trade Paperback. Book, Enlarged second edition. Dozens of writers included. Very good copy with small stain at top edge and minor shelfwear to cover. 500 pp. Very Good.
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Book number: 6023
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Keywords: Short Stories American Fiction Anthologies 089823106x

0930900464 AHERN, TOM, The Capture of Trieste
AHERN, TOM
The Capture of Trieste
Burning Deck. 1978, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0930900464). Soft Cover. First printing. A collection of six somewhat-experimental stories. Very good unread copy with some sunning to cover, sticker mark to back cover. 66 pp. Very Good.
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Book number: 15207
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Keywords: Small Press 0930900464

 AKUTAGAWA, RKYUNOSUKE, Exotic Japanese Stories: The Beautiful and the Grotesque
AKUTAGAWA, RKYUNOSUKE
Exotic Japanese Stories: The Beautiful and the Grotesque
Liveright Publishing Corporation. 1964, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Half black/half gray cloth, gilt stamping and decoration to spine and front. Translated by Takashi Kojima and John McVittie. With 22 collage illustrations (full page on coated paper) in color and B&W by Masakazu Kuwata. Contains 17 stories/novellas. Book near fine with little wear, cloth/gilt bright and clean. DJ very good plus with light wear to spine-ends, rubbing/soil to back panel. 431 pp. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 11618
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 51 | £UK 42.25 | JP¥ 6042]
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