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Blackwood's Magazine, December 1968
1 Blackwood's Magazine, December 1968
Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1968 Magazine Good; Number 1838, Vol. 304. Includes "My American Jacobite Ancestor" by Moray McLaren, "The Boxing Day Shoot" by Richard Usborne, "Festivals in Sevilla" by John Guthrie, "Maori and Pakeha" by R. R. Beauchamp and other articles. 
95 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Sparks: New Writing from Bath Spa
2 Sparks: New Writing from Bath Spa
Bath, UK Sulis Press 2006 0954564839 / 9780954564834 First Printing Softcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Softcover with slipcase designed to look like a giant box of wooden matches. Introduction by Gerard Woodward. Interview with Mo Hayder. A collection of poems, stories and other writings by the members of the Bath Spa's Master's Program in Creative Writing. ; 252 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Windsor Magazine: an Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women, Vol. XVIII, June to November 1903
3 The Windsor Magazine: an Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women, Vol. XVIII, June to November 1903
London Ward, Lock and Company, Ltd. 1903 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name penciled on front free endpaper, pages toned, front hinge cracked, first signature loose. 
Six months of the illustrated magazine bound together, including stories, articles and poems contributed by a number of authors, including Rudyard Kipling, Gilbert James, Alick Munro, Frank R. Stockton, Louis Tracy, Bliss Carman, Baroness Orczy, Gilbert Stanhope and Arthur Gill. Green cloth binding with bucolic scene stamped in maroon on front boards, gilt lettering on spine. Many engravings throughout. A large, heavy volume. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 714 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Toughest Indian in the World, Alexie, Sherman
4 Alexie, Sherman The Toughest Indian in the World
NY Atlantic Monthly Press 2000 0871138018 / 9780871138019 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Top corners bumped, jacket lightly scuffed. Signed by Author
Signed by Alexie on the title page. A collection of short stories by the acclaimed Native American author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Familiar Letter in the Eighteenth Century, Anderson, Howard (editor) ; Daghlian, Philip B. (editor) ; Ehrenpreis, Irvin (editor)
5 Anderson, Howard (editor) ; Daghlian, Philip B. (editor) ; Ehrenpreis, Irvin (editor) The Familiar Letter in the Eighteenth Century
Lawrence, KS University Press of Kansas 1968 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, else a clean, tight copy with no underlining, highlighting, etc. 
Index, notes. Includes correspondence from some of the great 18th century letter-writers: Swift, Pope, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Richardson, the Earl of Chesterfield, Johnson, Sterne, Gray, Walpole, Burke, Cowper, Gibbon, and Boswell. ; 306 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Essays of Sir Francis Bacon, Bacon, Francis
6 Bacon, Francis The Essays of Sir Francis Bacon
Norwalk, CT Easton Press 1980 Leather Very Good with no dust jacket; Embossed owner stamp on half-title. 
The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. Brown leather with gilt design stamped on front and rear boards. Four raised bands on spine. Orange moire endpapers, silk ribbon marker, all edges gilt. ; 190 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Success Stories, Banks, Russell
7 Banks, Russell Success Stories
NY Harper and Row 1986 0060155671 / 9780060155674 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Faint foxing to page tops. Signed by Author
Signed by Banks on the title page. A collection of eight short stories by the critically-acclaimed and versatile author. ; 183 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Trailerpark, Banks, Russell
8 Banks, Russell Trailerpark
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1981 0395315476 / 9780395315477 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light foxing to page tops and fore-edges. Signed by Author
Inscribed by the author on the title page. An early collection of linked short stories about the residents of a rural New Hampshire trailerpark. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Ship Fever:  Stories, Barrett, Andrea
9 Barrett, Andrea Ship Fever: Stories
NY Norton 1996 039303853x / 9780393038538 First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Jacket very lightly scuffed. 
The winner of the 1996 National Book Award for Fiction. Author photo on rear jacket flap. ; 254 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Dreams and Delights, Beck, L. Adams; [Elizabeth Louisa Moresby]
10 Beck, L. Adams; [Elizabeth Louisa Moresby] Dreams and Delights
NY Dodd, Mead & Co. 1926 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed. 
Gilt patterned paper over brown cloth. A collection of Asian-themed stories by the British-born Canadian writer. ; 317 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Star Papers; Or, Experiences of Art and Nature, Beecher, Henry Ward
11 Beecher, Henry Ward Star Papers; Or, Experiences of Art and Nature
NY J. C. Derby 1855 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and soiled, corners rounded, top 1/2 inch of spine split and worn, else a clean, tight copy. 
Handsome red blindstamped cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. A collection of the author's articles about his travels, nature, reading, trout fishing, the seasons and other subjects, first published in the pages of the New York Independent. Beecher was the brother of the more renowned Harriet Beecher Stowe, and was a Congregationalist minister and prominent abolitionist. The chapter on the pleasures of bibliophilia is particularly delightful. Here's a taste: "Alas! Where is human nature so weak as in a book-store! Speak of the appetite for drink; or of a bon-vivant's relish for a dinner! What are these mere animal throes and ragings compared with those fantasies of taste, of those yearnings of the imagination, of those insatiable appetites of intellect, which bewilder a student in a great bookseller's temptation-hall?" (p. 250). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 359 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Writing Home, Bennett, Alan
12 Bennett, Alan Writing Home
Picador 2003 0312422571 / 9780312422578 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Index. A collection of short fiction, essays, reviews and diary entries by the witty Brit. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 634 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Infinite Passion of Expectation, Berriault, Gina
13 Berriault, Gina The Infinite Passion of Expectation
San Francisco North Point Press 1982 0865470820 / 9780865470828 Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned, waterstain at lower edge of first third of book, foxing to page bottoms and of fore-edges. 
Softcover with French flaps. A collection of twenty-five short stories spanning the author's literary career. Author photo on rear flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Wit, Wisdom and Whimsy, Bloom, William Herman
14 Bloom, William Herman Wit, Wisdom and Whimsy
Baltimore American Literary Press 2004 1561678252 / 9781561678259 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by the author on the title page. A collection of the retired physician's essays and poetry. ; 134 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Women in Transition:   I Am a Wanderer, Brisco, Margaret
15 Brisco, Margaret Women in Transition: I Am a Wanderer
Baltimore PublishAmerica 2004 1413728456 / 9781413728453 First Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by the author on the title page. Author photo on rear cover. A collection of short stories by the Italian-born physician and artist. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 113 pages; Signed by Author 
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The World We Live In, Bromfield, Louis
16 Bromfield, Louis The World We Live In
Philadelphia Blakiston Company 1944 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered 
Brown hardcover binding. A short story collection by the Pulitzer Prize winning author and gentleman farmer. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 339 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Hotel Million Monkeys and Other Stories, Brook, Victor
17 Brook, Victor Hotel Million Monkeys and Other Stories
Boca Raton, FL Flamingo Books 2000 0967898102 / 9780967898100 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Translated from the Russian by Alexander Boguslawski. Inscribed by the author on the title page. ; 205 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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In the Absence of Angels, Calisher, Hortense
18 Calisher, Hortense In the Absence of Angels
London William Heinemann 1953 First British Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner names and date on front free endpaper, jacket tattered and soiled. 
Navy cloth binding. Author photo on rear jacket flap. The late author's first book, a collection of 15 short stories. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 225 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Music for Chameleons, Capote, Truman
19 Capote, Truman Music for Chameleons
NY Random House 1980 0394508262 / 9780394508269 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered, else a clean, tight copy. 
A collection of non-fiction essays and articles. Black cloth binding. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 262 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Bodies of Water, Cash, Roseanne
20 Cash, Roseanne Bodies of Water
NY Hyperion 1996 0786860839 / 9780786860838 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. Signed by Author
Inscribed by the country musician on the title page. Nine short stories in this debut book by the Grammy Award-winning artist and songwriter. Author photo on rear jacket panel. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 133 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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