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The Virgin of Flames, Abani, Chris
1 Abani, Chris The Virgin of Flames
NY Penguin Books 2007 014303877X / 9780143038771 First Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Softcover with French Flaps. Signed by the author on the title page. A novel by the Hemingway/PEN Prize winner about a mural artist who lives above an arty thrift shop in East Los Angeles, lusts over a transsexual stripper and hangs out with a tattoo artist and Rwandan butcher. Wild cover art by Alma Lopez. ; 291 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Tower of Dreams, Abdul-Baki, Kathryn K.
2 Abdul-Baki, Kathryn K. Tower of Dreams
Colorado Springs, CO Three Continents Press 1995 0894108174 / 9780894108174 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed. 
Author photo on rear cover. A novel about young girls in Kuwait in the 1950s and 60s. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Piper's Fee, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
3 Adams, Samuel Hopkins The Piper's Fee
NY Boni and Liveright 1926 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at spine and corners, spine cocked, owner name label on front free endpapers, else a clean, tight copy. 
Black cloth binding with green letter embossed on front boards and spine. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 302 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Last Man in Tower, Adiga, Aravind
4 Adiga, Aravind Last Man in Tower
NY Knopf 2011 0307594092 / 9780307594099 Advance Review Copy Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A novel about a lone holdout in an apartment building in Mumbai who won't sell out to a developer. The author won the Man Booker Prize in 2008 for his previous novel The White Tiger. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Yacoubian Building, Al Aswany, Alaa
5 Al Aswany, Alaa The Yacoubian Building
The American University in Cairo Press 2006 9774160274 / 9789774160271 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Translated into English by Humphrey Davies. Softcover with French Flaps. Inscribed by both the author and translator on the title page. ; Modern Arabic Literature; 253 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.00 USD
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None Shall Know, Albrand, Martha
6 Albrand, Martha None Shall Know
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1945 First Edition Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket; Library stamps and markings, front free endpaper removed, jacket flaps glued to endpaper, jacket rubbed, clear tape on spine of jacket. 
Jacket art by Leo Manso of skier chasing another skier downhill. Two Swiss lovers help smuggle French children out of Nazi-controlled France in this wartime novel. ; Ex-Library; 184 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Colonel's Daughter, Aldington, Richard
7 Aldington, Richard The Colonel's Daughter
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran and Company 1931 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Front free endpaper smudged, jacket soiled and tattered. 
Black cloth binding. Jacket art by Ceri. "A caustic and sparkling novel of huntin', shootin', ridin' England". Author photo on rear jacket flap. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 335 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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One Last Glimpse, Aldridge, James
8 Aldridge, James One Last Glimpse
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1977 0316031151 / 9780316031158 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered. 
A novel about F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway and a 1929 travel through France. ; 182 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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House of the Spirits, Allende, Isabel
9 Allende, Isabel House of the Spirits
NY Knopf 1985 0394539079 / 9780394539072 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered. 
Translated from the Spanish by Magda Bogin. Jacket art by Michel Guire Vaka. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Green Man, Amis, Kingsley
10 Amis, Kingsley The Green Man
NY Harcourt Brace and World 1970 0151370400 / 9780151370405 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and lightly soiled. 
Author photo on rear jacket panel. The late author was a Booker Prize winner and prolific writer. In this novel he spins a macabre tale about a sexually deviant, murderous ghost at a medieval inn. Jacket art by Paul Bacon. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Bless Me, Ultima, Anaya, Rudolfo A.
11 Anaya, Rudolfo A. Bless Me, Ultima
Berkeley, CA T Q S Publications, Eclectic Chicano Literature 1978 0892290021 / 9780892290024 Later Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed. Illustrated by Dennis Martinez 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 248 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Butcher's Wife, Ang, Li; Shu-Tuan, Shih
12 Ang, Li; Shu-Tuan, Shih The Butcher's Wife
San Francisco North Point Press 1986 086547253X / 9780865472532 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page tops soiled, jacket scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt and Ellen Yeung. This novella by the Taiwanese author won first prize in the 1983 United Daily News island-wide contest for long fiction. Author photo on rear jacket panel. A novel about the real life crimes of a young peasant woman, brutally treated by her pig-butcher husband, and who is finally driven to kill him. Jacket art by Laurie Anderson. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 142 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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King Jerry, Arnason, David
13 Arnason, David King Jerry
Winnipeg, Canada Turnstone Press 2001 0888012624 / 9780888012623 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
A satirical modern-day version of King Lear set in a western Canadian university English Department. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Martyr Wife and Other Tales, Arthur, T. S. ; [Shay, Timothy Shay]
14 Arthur, T. S. ; [Shay, Timothy Shay] The Martyr Wife and Other Tales
Philadelphia Geo. G. Evans 1850 Later Printing Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards heavily worn, water stains on margins throughout text, several soiled pages, spine cracked. 
Brown blindstamped cloth binding. Includes the short stories: The Martyr Wife, The Ruined Gamester, A Daughter's Love, The Temperance Tract, What Shall I Do? , Jack Ketch, The Club Room, and The Heiress. The author was a prolific author and editor and known for his writings advocating temperance, including the bestselling novel "Ten Nights in a Barroom". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Daisy Ashford: Her Book, Ashford, Daisy; Ashford, Angela
15 Ashford, Daisy; Ashford, Angela Daisy Ashford: Her Book
NY George H. Doran Company 1920 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, boards worn. 
A collection of the juvenile author's novellas "The Hangman's Daughter" and "Where Love Lies Deepest", as well as her sister Angela's novella "The Jealous Governes". Preface by Irvin S. Cobb. Decorative endpapers. Grey boards with photo portrait of the young Daisy affixed to front boards. ; 338 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Cat's Eye, Atwood, Margaret
16 Atwood, Margaret Cat's Eye
NY Doubleday 1989 0385260075 / 9780385260077 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket wrinkled and worn, fore-edges lightly foxed. 
Nominated for the Booker Prize. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Clan of the Cave Bear, Auel, Jean M.
17 Auel, Jean M. The Clan of the Cave Bear
NY Crown 1980 0517542021 / 9780517542026 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light foxing to page bottoms, tops and fore-edges, black dot on page tops, jacket rubbed. 
The author's first novel in her bestselling and meticulously-researched Earth's Children Series about Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon encounters during the Ice Age. Author photo on rear jacket flap. ; Earth's Children; Vol. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 468 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Daughter of a Republican, Babcock, Bernie
18 Babcock, Bernie The Daughter of a Republican
Chicago The New Voice Press 1900 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner signature on front free endpaper. 
Many illustrations. Tan cloth binding. A novel about a family who suffers hardships because of their father's drinking. ; 115 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Harvesting, Bacheller, Irving
19 Bacheller, Irving The Harvesting
NY Frederick A. Stokes Company 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered. 
Decorative green cloth binding with embossed curlicues and gilt lettering on front boards and spine. Front cover art of young man leading horned cattle with two children riding atop in a basket. A vintage novel about a North Country orphan who leads his two young siblings on the road to seek their fortune. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Queen Comes to Minnicog, Bacque, James
20 Bacque, James The Queen Comes to Minnicog
Toronto Gage Publishing Ltd. 1979 0771594887 / 9780771594885 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Page tops soiled, jacket has two small tears along top margin, else a clean, tight copy. 
A humorous novel about small town Canadian life. Author photo on rear jacket flap. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 177 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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