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The Anthologist:   A Novel, Baker, Nicholson
1 Baker, Nicholson The Anthologist: A Novel
NY Simon and Schuster 2009 1416572449 / 9781416572442 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards splayed, jacket shelfworn. 
A novel about poet Paul Chowder and his love affair with poetry. ; 243 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Death of a Writer, Collins, Michael
2 Collins, Michael Death of a Writer
NY Bloomsbury USA 2006 1596912294 / 9781596912298 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
A former literary prodigy turned stodgy and depressed English professor, E. Robert Pendleton, attempts suicide when a rival author arrives at his midwestern college. He ends up wheelchair bound, and an unpublished novel of his about a gruesome child murder surfaces at the same time. The novel is published and Pendleton gets the success he always craved, but also becomes a suspect in a local unsolved murder case. ; 307 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Bound to Murder, Fiske, Dorsey
3 Fiske, Dorsey Bound to Murder
NY St. Martin's Press 1987 0312010028 / 9780312010027 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards splayed, jacket tattered. 
Cambridge University medieval scholar (and closet mystery writer) Fenchurch teams up with Inspect Bunce to find out who has been desecrating library volumes and then to solve the murder of this bibliopath. ; 305 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Jane Austen Book Club, Fowler, Karen Joy
4 Fowler, Karen Joy The Jane Austen Book Club
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 2003 Uncorrected Proofs Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, a couple of dog-eared pages, else a clean, tight copy. 
A bestselling novel, later made into a 2007 film, which revolves around the personal stories of six people who meet to read and discuss Jane Austen's novels. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Three Men and a Maid, Fraser, Robert
5 Fraser, Robert Three Men and a Maid
NY Edward J. Clode Inc. 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, corners rounded, library stamp on front pastedown endpaper, first five pages of text soiled, spine cracked. 
A vintage murder mystery set in Yorkshire, England, featuring the saucy Marjorie Neyland and book collector Philip Warren. Red cloth binding with color illustration of a young woman holding what appears to be a bouquet of scarlet maple leaves. Gilt lettering stamped on spine. ; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 298 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Secret of Lost Things, Hay, Sheridan
6 Hay, Sheridan The Secret of Lost Things
NY Anchor Books 2008 030727733X / 9780307277336 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed. Signed by Author
Signed by the author on the title page. This novel follows young Tasmanian immigrant, Rosemary Savage, after she arrives in Manhattan and gets gainfully employed at a Strand-like used bookstore, populated by a cast of very weird coworkers. There's also a lost Herman Melville manuscript and some eccentric collectors in the mix. Highly recommended. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 354 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Secret of Lost Things:  A Novel, Hay, Sheridan
7 Hay, Sheridan The Secret of Lost Things: A Novel
NY Doubleday 2006 038551848X / 9780385518482 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket very lightly scuffed. Signed by Author
Signed by Hay on the title page. New Zealand orphan Rosemary Savage comes of age in an eccentric Manhattan used bookstore, peppered with extremely eccentric employees. A missing Melville novel also spices up the mix. ; 354 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, Howe, Katherine
8 Howe, Katherine The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
NY Hyperion 2009 1401340903 / 9781401340902 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards splayed. 
The author's first novel. A bookish tale about a Harvard grad student who needs a dissertation topic for her doctorate in colonial history and finds one in the quest for an ancestor's Salem, Mass. "physick book", or grimoire. Lots of juicy prose about New England history, plant lore, old house details, the Salem witch trials, etc. ; 371 pages 
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