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MICHENER JAMES A.
The Bridge at Andau
New York, Bantam (1957).. Reprint. Paperback. xii, 242 pages. Moderate wear, pages are yellowing. Very Good.
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Book number: 003925
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Keywords: Hungarian Revolution, 1956, Hungary, Budapest, Communism

 
AARONS, EDWARD S.
Assignment Manchurian Doll
Greenwich, CT, Gold Medal (1963). First Edition. Paperback. Gold Medal k1304. 159 pp. Small piece of clear tape to spine. "She was the perfect secret agent, with every bit of heart trained out of her beautiful body..". Very Good.
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Book number: 002130
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Keywords: Suspense, Espionage, Spy, Secret Agent, Counter-Intelligence, Sam Durrell

 
ABBEY, EDWARD
The Best of Edward Abbey
San Francisco, CA, Sierra Club Books (1988).. (ISBN: 0871567865) . Reprint. Trade paperback. xv, 383 pages. A solid copy with only light wear. Very Good.
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Book number: 007588
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Keywords: Nature, Southwest, Desert, Anarchism, Anthologies 0871567865

 
ABISH, WALTER
Eclipse Fever
New York, Alfred A. Knopf. 1993, First Edition. (ISBN: 0679418679) . Quarter cloth with gilt lettering. 335 pp. Dust jacket has a faded spine. Contents clean and tight. "..a complex, powerful depiction of the wealthy and intellectual in Mexico City and an exploration of the connection between fiction and history." - LJ. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 003350
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Keywords: American Literature, Mexico, Mexico City 0679418679

 
LEEDOM-ACKERMAN, JOANNE
No Marble Angels
Montrose, AL, Texas Center for Writer's Press (1985). First Edition. (ISBN: 0916092100) . 146 pp. Minor wear to dust jacket. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 001278
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Keywords: Fiction, Short Stories 0916092100

 
ADAMS, ALICE; KENISON, KATRINA (EDITORS)
The Best American Short Stories 1991
Boston, Houghton Mifflin. 1991, First Edition. (ISBN: 0395544092) . Trade paperback. xvii, 426 pp. Contributers' notes. Only minor wear. Stories by Rick Bass; Charles Baxter; Charles D'Ambrosio, Jr.; Harriet Doerr; Alice Munro; John Updike; and others. Very Good.
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Book number: 001413
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Keywords: American Literature, Anthology, Short Stories 0395544092

0671625829 ADAMS, DOUGLAS, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
ADAMS, DOUGLAS
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
New York, Simon and Schuster (1987). First American Edition. (ISBN: 0671625829) . Cloth spine with gilt lettering. 247 pp. Small publisher's stamp to bottom edges. A clean copy with little wear. "A ghost - horror - detective - time travel - romantic comedy epic.". Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 005930
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Keywords: Science Fiction, Humor, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 0671625829

 
AKUTAGAWA, RYUNOSUKE; KOJIMA, TAKASHI (TRANSLATOR)
Rashomon and Other Stories
New York, Liveright (1970).. (ISBN: 0871402149) . Reprint. Trade paperback. 119 pp. Ink mark to bottom edges. A clean, attractive copy. Very Good.
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Book number: 005557
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Keywords: Japanese Literature, Japan, Short Stories 0871402149

 VOLTAIRE; ALDINGTON, RICHARD (TRANSLATOR), Candide; or, Optimism
VOLTAIRE; ALDINGTON, RICHARD (TRANSLATOR)
Candide; or, Optimism
Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press (1975). Limited. Ill.: Sylvain Sauvage. Gray leather with gilt lettering and decoration. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers. xix, 131 pages. Introduction by Paul Morand. Bookplate. A clean copy with little wear. Very Good.
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Book number: 010211
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Keywords: Limited Editions, Leather Bindings, French Literature, Satire, Francois Marie Arouet Sylvain Sauvage

 ALDRICH, THOMAS BAILEY, The Story of a Bad Boy
ALDRICH, THOMAS BAILEY
The Story of a Bad Boy
Philadelphia, John C. Winston (1927). First Edition Thus. Ill.: Edwin John Prittie. Cloth with paste-down illustration to front cover. viii, 253 pp. Four color plates. Bookplate, partly removed. Some spotting and wear to cloth, front hinge cracked. A couple of pages have smudges or stains, but overall they're clean. Very Good.
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Book number: 005895
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Keywords: Children, Childhood, Boys, Tom Bailey, New England, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Edwin John Prittie

 ALDRIDGE, JAMES, I Wish He Would Not Die
ALDRIDGE, JAMES
I Wish He Would Not Die
Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co. 1958, First American Edition. 235 pp. Bookstore stamp to paste-down endpaper. A solid copy with only light wear. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 000985
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Keywords: Historical Fiction, War, Wwii, Military, Soldier, North Africa, Egypt, Egyptian

 
ANTHONY, PIERS; FUENTES, ROBERTO
Mistress of Death [Jason Striker]
New York, Berkley (1974). First Edition. (ISBN: 042502623X) . Paperback original. 192 pp. A clean copy with little wear. Very Good.
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Book number: 007024
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Keywords: Fiction, Adventure, Martial Arts, Karate, Kung Fu, Aikido, Judo 042502623x

0848812433 ATKINSON, ELEANOR, Greyfriars Bobby
ATKINSON, ELEANOR
Greyfriars Bobby
Mattituck, NY, Amereon House (1994).. (ISBN: 0848812433) . Reprint. Edition limited to 250 copies. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. 185 pages. No dust jacket. A clean, attractive copy. Very Good.
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Book number: 007451
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Keywords: Fiction, Dogs, Skye Terrier, Scotland, Edinburgh 0848812433

1929918453 AL-AZZAWI, FADHIL; MATTAWA, KHALED (TRANSLATOR), Miracle Maker: The Selected Poems of Fadhil Al-Azzawi
AL-AZZAWI, FADHIL; MATTAWA, KHALED (TRANSLATOR)
Miracle Maker: The Selected Poems of Fadhil Al-Azzawi
Rochester, NY, BOA Editions. 2003, First Edition. (ISBN: 1929918453) . Trade paperback. 143 pp. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by Al-Azzawi. A clean, attractive copy. "This collection features poems from Al-Azzawi's six previous Arabic poetry collections and many new poems. Springing from classical Arabic poetry, his poems speak to political exile, cultural marginalization, and Middle Eastern and Western histories and mythologies. Al-Azzawi employs humor, melancholy and tenderness to celebrate new worlds of possibility.". Very Good.
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Book number: 008324
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Keywords: Arabic Literature, Poetry, Middle East, Iraq, Iraqi, Kirkuk 1929918453

080621144X BAIRRINGTON, DOYLE, Death of a Pig
BAIRRINGTON, DOYLE
Death of a Pig
New York, Carlton Press (1979). First Edition. (ISBN: 080621144X) . Cloth. 144 pages. Signed by the author. Dust jacket has a couple of short tears and some stains. Contents clean and tight. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 008352
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Keywords: Fiction, Prison Life, Prisoner, Nevada Authors 080621144x

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