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Twilight Mirage (Signed First Edition)

By: Conrad H. Credeman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 028282

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with silver lettering. Author's signature on front free end paper. Previous owner's name scratched out. There is no other writing in the book. 324pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Waters of Kronos

By: Conrad Richter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University Park, PA, Penn State University Press: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061558

ISBN: 027102240X

Condition: Like New


First published in 1960 and thought to be semi-autobiographical. John Donner returns to his childhood town to find it submerged under the deep waters of a lake formed by the construction of a hydroelectric dam. 178 pp. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

THE LORDS OF DISCIPLINE (First Edition)

By: Conroy, Pat

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037968

ISBN: 0395294622

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. A couple of pages with minor highlighting. Head & tail of dust jacket spine chipped. 499pp. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Time, narrative, and identity in medieval French and Occitan literature

By: Constance Lee Dickey

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, UMI Dissertation Information Service: 1992

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 040176

Condition: Very Good


This is an authorized facsimile made from the microfilm master copy of the original dissertation. Paperback. iii, 330pp. Light pencil underlining and marginalia. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover. Original paper label on front cover. Name, "Dickey" written on spine in black marker. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Wing-and-Wing (Wing-&-Wing)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; King, Dean [Foreword]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Holt Paperbacks: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 036818

ISBN: 0805055681

Condition: New


New copy. A classic story of love and sea warfare from one of America's greatest novelists. The year is 1799. Admiral Caraccioli is about to be executed on Lord Nelson's flagship. Young and in love with Carracioli's daughter, the spirited French privateer Raoul Yvard and his wily American sailing master Ithuel Bolt harass the British fleet. Yvard is captured but cunningly escapes, setting up a showdown at sea. Originally published in 1846, The Wing-and-Wing is a captivating novel of seafaring adventure, romance, and Napoleonic history, from the masterful author of The Leatherstocking Tales. ... View more info

The Crossing: Volume Two, The Border Trilogy

By: Cormac McCarthy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1998

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 036676

ISBN: 0965718921

Condition: New


Volume 2 of The Border Trilogy. New copy. 426pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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A Young Man's Heart (First Edition)

By: Cornell Woolrich

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Mason Publishing Co:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025185

Condition: Good


Blue cloth with black lettering and design on spine and front cover, spine sunned, end papers missing, inner hinges split, no writing in the book, 247pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Understand the Weapon, Understand the Wound

By: Cornford, John; Galassi, Jonathan [Editor]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd: 1976-01-01

Seller ID: 025801

ISBN: 0856351520

Condition: Very Good +


Very good + hardcover in very good + dust jacket. Dust jacket has been placed in a protective glossy Mylar sleeve. Light wear to the dust jacket on the top edge and top of the spine. However, the book remains in beautiful condition and it would make a wonderful gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Root of All Evil: The Thematic Unity of William Styron's Fiction (First Edition)

By: Crane, John Kenny

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Columbia, SC, Univ of South Carolina Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033733

ISBN: 0872494470

Condition: New


In this first full-length study of William Styron's novels, John Kenney Crane identifies the themes of Sophie's Choice and uses them as the basis for a reinterpretation of the other novels - Lie Down in Darkness, Set This House on Fire, The Long March, and The Confessions of Nat Turner. Hardcover. Brand new in publisher's shrink wrap. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dreaming in Cuban (Uncorrected Proof)

By: Cristina Garcia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028150

Condition: Fine


Paperback. Uncorrected Proof. No writing in the book. Author's portrait photo. 228pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Little, Big

By: Crowley, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2002-03-01

Seller ID: 028445

ISBN: 0060937939

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine pictorial paperback. Slight shelf wear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Blackberries, Blackberries

By: Crystal E. Wilkinson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Toby Press: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 060372

ISBN: 1902881346

Condition: Like New


Pictorial matte cover, mimics quarter cloth. 180 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Francophone African Women Writers: Destroying the Emptiness of Silence

By: D'Almeida, Irène Assiba

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida: 1995

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 040157

ISBN: 081301302X

Condition: Like New


"A very important contribution to the field by an African scholar with a thorough, empathetic command of the field of African feminine writing in French."--Christiane Makward, Penn State University"A work of quality. . . . This first major study of fiction and nonfiction prose by Francophone African women is a significant work of criticism in the study of African literature."--Maxine Montgomery, Florida State UniversitySlate blue denim cloth with black spine lettering. Textured end papers. xi, 222pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Celia's House

By: D. E. Stevenson

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winson: 1977

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 014144

ISBN: 0030204410

Condition: Very Good


Copyright page states, "First edition published in the United States in 1943. Second edition published in Great Britain in 1973; first published in the United States in 1977." Number line indicates first printing. Ink name and address label on flyleaf. No other writing or markings in the book. Very light foxing on endleaves, but text pages are clean and crisp. Dust jacket shows mild edge-wear/foxing. Jacket is protected by clear mylar cover and looks really nice. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Celia's House

By: D. E. Stevenson

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winson: 1977

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 014145

Condition: Near Fine


Copyright page states, "First edition published in the United States in 1943. Second edition published in Great Britain in 1973; first published in the United States in 1977." Number line indicates first printing. No writing in the book - not even an owners name.Very light foxing on edges and endleaves, but text pages are clean and crisp. Dust jacket slightly darkened from age with minimal edgewear. Jacket is protected by clear mylar cover and looks really nice. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Rainbow (Modern Library)

By: D. H. Lawrence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1930

Seller ID: 036569

Condition: Very Good


Toledano 5. volume 109 in the series. Complete and unabridged in one volume. 467pp., with a list of Modern Library titles at rear. Dust jacket torn with loss on front cover (slightly affecting text). Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Sons and Lovers

By: D. H. Lawrence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 058517

Condition: Like New


Lovely full burgundy leather with gilt decoration and page edges. Hubbed spine, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Color frontispiece. 395 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Women in Love

By: D. H. Lawrence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 058518

Condition: Like New


Lovely full burgundy leather with gilt decoration and page edges. Hubbed spine, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Color frontispiece. 436 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Women in Love

By: D. H. Lawrence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 061461

Condition: Fine


Part of The Franklin Library's The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Monochrome illustrations. Bound in full grayish-blue leather, decorated and titled in gold. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, dark blue silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. 468 pp. Light wear on bottom edge. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Golden Spurs: The Best of Western Short Fiction

By: Dale L. Walker [Editor]; Elmer Kelton [Foreward]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Tom Doherty Associates Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061501

ISBN: 0312852517

Condition: Very Good +


The best western short stories selected by The Western Writers of America. Tan cloth, titled in gold on spine. 312 pp. Illustrated paper dust jacket. Book edges are sunned. Inscription in ink. Dust jacket has 1.5" crease and 1/4" closed tear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe

By: Daniel Defoe

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1998

Seller ID: 058545

Condition: Fine


Collector's Edition. Featuring the wonderful artwork of N. C. Wyeth. Beautiful cover with color illustration inlay. Full dark green leather with gilt decoration on spine and silver decoration on front cover and page edges. Hubbed spine, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Color illustration before title page. Two-page color illustrations before half-title page and after text. Full page illustrations throughout. Faded end sheets, as is common. Some white residue from shelf on bottom edge of cover. 368 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders

By: Daniel Defoe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1978

Seller ID: 061462

Condition: Fine


Part of The Franklin Library's The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Monochrome illustrations, including two-page frontispiece and half-title page. Bound in full green leather, decorated and titled in gold. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, dark green silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. 371 pp. Very light spotting on fore edge. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

By: Daniel Defoe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1977

Seller ID: 061471

Condition: Fine


Illustrations reproduced from Paget's original wood engravings. Part of The Franklin Library's The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. 23 engravings by Paget, including frontispiece. Bound in full tan leather, decorated and titled in gold. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, dark brown silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. 375 pp. Bottom edge is lightly rubbed. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Growing Up with Southern Illinois 1820 to 1861 from the Memoirs of Daniel Harmon Brush (The Lakeside Classics) First Edition

By: Daniel Harmon Brush; Edited by Milo Milton Quaife

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press; R.R.Donnelley & Sons: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038237

Condition: Very Good +


Red cloth with gold design and lettering on spine and front cover. Compliments of the Season card from Vice President of Lakeside, Herbert P. Zimmermann. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Top edges gilt. xxxii, 265pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Jamaica Inn

By: Daphne du Maurier

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2008

Edition: First Folio Society printing as

Seller ID: 059533

Condition: Like New


Very nice copy. First printed as part of a set in 1991. Reissued in 2008 as a single volume in a slip case. Introduction by Raleigh Trevelyan. Full blue-grey cloth with design in dark brown and gold by Clark. Pale blue-grey end sheets. 8 black-and-white plates. Brown slip case. 288 pp. Book and slip case in like new condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Let Us Have Peace and Other Addresses (First Edition)

By: Darwin P. Kingsley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York Life Insurance Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035076

Condition: Very Good -


Author was the President of the New York Life Insurance Company. Author's Compliment card. 3/4 leather with boards. Head of spine chipped. Illustrated. 439pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Tartarin of Tarascon (Two Volumes)

By: Daudet, Alphonse, translated by Jacques LeClercq

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 037609

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes complete. No slipcase. Leatherlike spines with paper covered decorated boards. Signed by the illustrator. Limited Edition #1021 of 1500 copies. Rough cut pages. Some are uncut. xxv, 95; 96-263pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Circle

By: Dave Eggers

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059854

ISBN: 0385351399

Condition: Like New


Black cloth cover with red design on cover and spine plus silver gilt design and print. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. 491 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Hunter Gracchus and Other Papers on Literature and Art

By: Davenport, Guy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Counterpoint: 1996-12-01

Seller ID: 025778

ISBN: 1887178244

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine hardcover in near fine pictorial paperback. Light shelf wear. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Walter Scott and the Historial Imagination (First Edition)

By: David Brown

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Boston and Henley, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027475

ISBN: 0710003013

Condition: Fine


Peach cloth with silver lettering. No writing in the book. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Solid copy. 239pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Dawn Powell: Novels 1944-1962 (Library of America #127)

By: Dawn Powell ; Tim Page [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 061894

ISBN: 1931082022

Condition: Like New


From the popular Library of America series. This is the edition with a black dust jacket, NOT the version with a slip case. Features Smyth-sewn binding, woven rayon cloth boards, and a ribbon marker. Green boards titled in gold, blocked in dark green, on spine. Decorated end sheets with repeated Library of America logo. 977 pp., including Chronology and Notes. Pictorial dust jacket with a photograph of author and titled in white. List of additional LOA volumes printed inside dust jacket. Includes: My Home Is Far Away / The Locusts Have No King / The Wicked Pavilion / The Golden Spur. ... View more info

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Celtic Revivals (First Edition)

By: Deane, Seamus

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem, NC, Wake Forest Univ Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030913

ISBN: 091639025X

Condition: Very Good


Essays in modern Irish Literature by Joyce, Yeats, O'Casey, Kinsella, Montague, Friel, Mahon, Heaney, Beckett, and Synge. The author locates the roots of modern Irish literature in the 18th and 19th century Celtic revivals examining the commentaries of Burke and Arnold. Paperback. A few sentences underlined on one page. 199pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Fenimore Cooper: The Critical Heritage (Critical Heritage Series) FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION

By: Dekker, George; McWilliams, John P. [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Olympic Marketing Corp: 1985

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 027535

ISBN: 0710205147

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback. No writing in the book. xi, 306pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Someone Like You (Signed)

By: Dessen, Sarah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books for Young Readers: 1998

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 037521

ISBN: 0670877786

Condition: Near Fine


The world is a terrible place not to have a best friend. Scarlett was always the strong one.Halley was always content to follow in her wake.Then Scarlett's boyfriend died, and Scarlett learned that she was pregnant. Now Halley has to find the strength to take the lead and help Scarlett get through it. Because true friendship is a promise you keep forever. Inscribed by the author on half title page. Mylar cover. 281pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Charles Dickens: Four Novels (Great Expectations; Hard Times; A Christmas Carol; A Tale of Two Cities)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Gramercy Books: 1982

Seller ID: 037756

ISBN: 0517093391

Condition: Like New


Superb collection of Dickens' best, includes four of his major novels. Great Expectations, Hard Times, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities. x, 848pp. New copy. Only exception is tiny closed tear on rear hinge of dust jacket. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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A Tale of Two Cities (Everyman's Library)

By: Dickens, Charles; Schama, Simon [Introduction]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library: 1993

Edition: Everyman's Library Edition

Seller ID: 038721

ISBN: 0679420738

Condition: Near Fine


Lucie Manette had been separated from her father for eighteen years while he languished in Pariss most feared prison, the Bastille. Finally reunited, the Manettess fortunes become inextricably intertwined with those of two men, the heroic aristocrat Darnay, and the dissolute lawyer, Carton. Their story, which encompasses violence, revenge, love and redemption, is grippingly played out against the backdrop of the terrifying brutality of the French Revolution.A Tale of Two Cities begins on a muddy English road in an atmosphere charged with mystery and drama, and it ends in the Paris of the Fre... View more info

Vagabond's House (with Signed Photo laid in)

By: Don Blanding

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1943

Edition: 32nd Printing

Seller ID: 028147

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with silver lettering and design. Personal bookplate of George R. Sanders, Jr. inside front cover. Includes a photo (portrait) laid in of the author inscribed to George S. (famous autograph collector). 114pp. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Sound, Sense, and Performance of Literature (First Edition)

By: Don Geiger

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Scott, Foresman and Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030917

Condition: Very Good


And exploration of oral literature in its relations to literature considered as dramatic discourse. Paperback. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. 115pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Kojiki (First Thus)

By: Donal L. Philippi, Translator

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Japan, Princeton University Press and University of Tokyo Press: 1969

Edition: First Princeton University Press

Seller ID: 028804

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth with gold spine lettering. Original 1969 printing. Textured illustrated end-papers. No writing in the book. Text tight and clean. Co-published by Princeton University Press and University of Tokyo Press. First Princeton University Press edition. Top of text block slightly age-toned. Otherwise a near fine copy. 655pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Souls Raised From The Dead (SIGNED)

By: Doris Betts

Price: $14.99

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: Stated First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 014157

ISBN: 0679426213

Condition: Fine


Contains two bookplates (adhered to first and last flyleaves) inscribed/signed by Doris Betts to Mary Patton. Fine interiors, clean and unmarked. Deckled fore edge. Cloth spine is creased and book is slightly cocked. Dust jacket is price clipped but shows minimal to no shelf-wear. Protected by clear mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Kinsmen of the Grail (First Edition)

By: Dorothy James Roberts

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Toronto, Little, Brown and Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019938

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition. No writing or markings in the book. Clean, bright text pages. Light foxing to book edges and end-papers. Nicely bound in yellow cloth with slightly faded spine. Original dust jacket shows minimal wear and spine is age-toned. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. A tight, attractive copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Portable Dorothy Parker (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

By: Dorothy Parker; Marion Meade [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 2006-03-28

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 039504

ISBN: 0143039539

Condition: Fine


The second revision in sixty years, this sublime collection ranges over the verse, stories, essays, and journalism of one of the twentieth century's most quotable authors.In this new twenty-first-century edition, devoted admirers will be sure to find their favorite verse and stories. But a variety of fresh material has also been added to create a fuller, more authentic picture of her life's work. At the heart of her serious work lie her political writings dealing with race, labor, and international politics. "A Dorothy Parker Sampler" blends the sublime and the silly with the terrifyin... View more info

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Can't Get A Red Bird (Inscribed First Edition)

By: Dorothy Scarborough

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 028432

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with red lettering and design. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Previous owner's name written inside front cover. Includes signed correspondence from the author (on letterhead from Columbia University in the City of New York). 408pp. Some worming along rear hinge. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

By: Drabble, Margaret [Editor]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2006-09-07

Edition: 6

Seller ID: 024443

ISBN: 0198614535

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine hardcover in near fine dust jacket. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Lamp in Jerusalem

By: Drayton Mayrant

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017657

Condition: Near Fine


Review copy with note from the publisher laid-in. Clean, unmarked text pages. Endsheets lightly toned. Dust jacket has faded spine and shows minimal edgewear. Now looks sharp protected by mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Theodore Dreiser: Sister Carrie, Jennie Gerhardt, Twelve Men (Library of America) First Printing

By: Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039435

ISBN: 0940450410

Condition: Near Fine


Theodore Dreiser was arguably the most important figure in the development of fiction in the twentieth century. In this Library of America volume are presented the first two novels and a little-known collection of biographical sketches by the man about whom H. L. Mencken said, American writing, before and after his time, differed almost as much as biology before and after Darwin.Dreiser grew up poor in a series of small Indiana towns, in a large German Catholic family dominated by his fathers religious fervor. At seventeen he moved to Chicago and eventually became a newspaper reporter there... View more info

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Theodore Dreiser: An American Tragedy (Library of America No.140)

By: Dreiser, Theodore; Riggio, Thomas P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Library of America: 2003

Edition: First Library of America edition

Seller ID: 042570

ISBN: 1931082316

Condition: Fine


Library of America Book #140Library of America books are bound with the rare Smyth sewn method. This is the most expensive but best way to bind a book. As a result the spine is very strong and you can hold it open with one hand and it will not close. These are great books!First printing copies of Library of America books are becoming quite collectible. View more info

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MacArthur Park (First Edition)

By: Durbin, Andrew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Nightboat: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039466

ISBN: 1937658694

Condition: Like New


After Hurricane Sandy, Nick Fowler, a writer, stranded alone in a Manhattan apartment without power, begins to contemplate disaster. Months later, at an artist residency in upstate New York, Nick finds his subject in disaster itself and the communities shaped by it, where crisis animates both hope and denial, unacknowledged pasts and potential futures. As he travels to Los Angeles and London on assignment, Nick discovers that outsiderstheir lives and histories disturbed by sex, loss, and bad weatherare often better understood by what they have hidden from the world than what they have reveal... View more info