James Hurley, Books: Fiction-American
found: 7 books

 
BARRETT, WILLIAM E.
The Wine and the Music
Garden City, Doubleday & Company Inc. 1968. Hardcover. Book, (1968). Red cloth gilt, light wear at spine ends, internally fine. Made into the movie, Pieces of Dreams. The author (1900-1986) wrote numerous novels, short stories and articles including The Left Hand of God which was translated into ten languages and made into a movie starring Humphrey Bogart. He also wrote The Lilies of the Fields which became the 1963 movie.starring Sidney Poitier.. Fine.
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Book number: 004747
USD 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.5 | JP¥ 1102]
Catalogue: Fiction-American
Keywords: Fiction Novel

 
BUCKLEY, WILLIAM F.
Marco Polo, If You Can. A Novel
Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1982. Hardcover. Book, 233pp. 8vo/21.5cm. Cloth backed gilt in protected dj. 2 ex librrary marks, otherwise clean, tight and very good. Another Blackford Oakes novel by the esteemed intellectual and conservative political pundit William Frank Buckley (1925-2008). He was famous for his sesquipedelian vocabulary. Very Good.
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Book number: 005075
USD 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.5 | JP¥ 1102]
Catalogue: Fiction-American
Keywords: Fiction Famous Author Blackford Oakes Series

 
COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE
The Last of the Mohicans. Preface by Edward Everett Hale
New York, The Heritage Press. 0. Hardcover. Ill.: Edward A. Wilson. Book, Later printing of 1932 copyright text. xii, 377pp, many full page illustrations both in monochrome and color, Preface by Hale, Author's Introduction, Notes. 4to/26.cm. Quarter cloth with illustrated boards in green slipcase lightly faded near one edge and top front edge cracked, signature of previous owner on front pastedown, otherwise book in pristine condition. VG+/G-. Cooper's historical novel, the second of his Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy, was an immediate hit on publication but it set in movement a historical error which exists to the present day about the disappearance of the Mohican/Mohegan tribe which still exists. James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) was one of the most popular American novelists of the nineteenth century. Edward A. Wilson (1886-1970) was a well known artist and illustrator, known especially for his woodcuts and illustrations in books about the sea . The Heritage Press was founded by George Macy (1900-1956) in 1935 for "the creation and distribution of semi-luxe books".
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Book number: 004669
USD 21.51 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2424]
Catalogue: Fiction-American
Keywords: Edward A. Wilsonfiction Novels French & Indian War American Indians Native Americans Mohicans Lenni-Lenape Leatherstocking Tales Heritage Press George Macy

 
COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE
The Prairie. Introduction by Harry Hansen
Avon, Connecticut, The Heritage Press. 1968. Hardcover. Ill.: John Steuart Curry. Book, Second Printing (from 1940 Limited Editions Club). xv, 413pp, many sepia illustrations. Quarter brown moroccan leather with watercolor illustrated boards, pristine condition, in tan slip case with 2 tiny dits at bottom corner. F/VG+.This work published in 1827 is the last chronologically in the five novels of the Leatherstocky Tales featuring the life and adventures of Natty Bumpo, by then in his old age. James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) was one of America's most popular 19th century writers. John Steuart Curry (1897-1946) was especially noted for paintings of his home state, Kansas, one of the prairie states. Along with Grant Wood and Thomas Hart Benton, he has been hailed as one of the three great painters of American Regionalism of the first half of the twentieth century. Harry Hansen (1884-1997) was an Iowa-born syndicated newspaper columnist and literary editor of the Chicago Daily News and later the New York World who attained tremendous popularity from both his writings and his radio programs. The Heritage Press succeeded George Macy's Limited Editions Club in which this edition was first printed. Both were highly successful efforts to get fine copies of the classics into the most American hands.
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Book number: 004657
USD 34.21 [Appr.: EURO 29 | £UK 25.5 | JP¥ 3856]
Catalogue: Fiction-American
Keywords: John Steuart Curryfiction American Novels Literature 19th Century

 
COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE
The Spy: A Tale of the Neutral Ground. Introduction by John T. Winterich
New York, The Heritage Press. 1963. Hardcover. Ill.: Henry C. Pitz. Book, Later printing. xv, 409pp, colored frontispiece, many illustrations in monochrome and color, Introduction, Author's Foreword (to the 1849 edition, the last during his lifetime), Notes. 4to/26.5cm. Quarter cloth with decorated boards in slipcase lightly faded on spine and near front (open) edge, book in pristine condition. NF/G+. Cooper's second novel, issued in 1821, was an immediate great hit and was an important milestone in the budding field of American fiction. James Fenimore Cooper ( 1789-1851) was one of the most popular American novelists of the nineteenth century. Henry C. Pitz (1895-1976) was an outstanding illustrator, especially in pen and ink. The Heritage Press was founded by George Macy (1900-1956) in 1935 for "the creation and distribution of semi-luxe books". NF.
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Book number: 004656
USD 24.44 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 | £UK 18.25 | JP¥ 2755]
Catalogue: Fiction-American
Keywords: Henry C. Pitzfiction Novels Revolutionary War Espionage Spies Heritage Press George Macy

 
HOFFMAN, ALICE
The Ice Queen: A Novel
Boston New York, Back Bay Books. 2006. (ISBN: 0316154385) Soft cover. Book, Third Printing (2005). [vi], 211, [vii] pp, Applause (reviews). 8vo/21.5cm. Paper. VG. "A stellar novel.." (Publishers Weekly). VG.
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Book number: 004963
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Catalogue: Fiction-American
Keywords: 0316154385 Fiction-American Single Women Life Change Events Near-Death Experiences

 
SPAIN, JAMES W.
Innocents of the Latter Day: Modern Americans Abroad
Washington D.C. Five and Ten Press Inc. 1997. Soft cover. Book, First Edition of 600 copies. 97pp. 8vo/21cm. Printed green card-stock wrappers. NF. The stories include: Going Home, A Most Important VIP, The Right Way to Make Bricks, A Question of Justice, Counting on the Consul, The VP Makes A Point, THe Younger Generation, Living Dangerously, The Art of Persuasion, Copping A a Plea and The Girls from Mkubwakuwa. As the author says in his Foreword, thought the stories are pure fiction all are based on something that actually happened. The author Dr. James W. Spain (1926-2008). spent his entire career in government service at first with the CIA and the majority with the U.S. Foreign Service where he served as Ambassador to Turkey and Sri Lanka. He was an authority on the Pathans of the Pak-Afghan border area on which he wrote his thesis, The Pathan Borderland and several other books. NF.
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Book number: 004397
USD 17.60 [Appr.: EURO 15 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1984]
Catalogue: Fiction-American
Keywords: Fiction Americans Abroad Foreign Service Families

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