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Montana 1948

By: Watson, Larry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A., Milkweed Editions: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 01088

ISBN: 0915943131

Condition: Near Fine


Winner of the Milkweed National Fiction Prize. A clean, nearly flawless second printing. View more info

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Haley, Texas 1959: Two Novellas

By: Watt, Donley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, Cinco Puntos Press: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 06881

ISBN: 0938317482

Condition: Fine


Sharp, clean copy in a Mylar archival sleeve. From the publisher: "Set in East Texas in 1959, this book contains two novellas: imaginative shapings and interweavings of events, both invented and actual, that occurred when Donley Watt was growing up. In the novella, Seven Days Working, an older man recalls his own childhood and an impossible task he was given by his father when he was 14-to clear out 70 acres of mesquite, using an axe. The boy has the task of clearing mesquite, while the man, recalling, uses the memory to get at the root of who he is. God, death, women, his family, why he ... View more info

Elsinor

By: Webb, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00818

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Jacket slightly chipped with a tear and small crease near the head of the spine on the back panel. View more info

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Domestic Life

By: Webb, Paula

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 01837

ISBN: 067174433X

Condition: Near Fine


Price-clipped jacket. Inscription to a previous owner on the front free endpaper. The author has signed the dedication page (first name only), continuing the dedication by adding a few more names. View more info

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Run, Ellen, Run

By: Wells, Elaine F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Avalon Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01307

Condition: Very Good+


Assumed first edition, no additional printings listed. Not an ex-library book. Clean copy with very light wear to book and jacket. Scarce. View more info

The War of the Worlds & The Invisible Man

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books, Ltd.: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 05748

ISBN: 0706430182

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear, bit of age toning to the pages. Just a trace of wear to the jacket. 223 pages. View more info

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Losing Battles

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01998

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear, toning to edges, buping to spine ends. Faint foxing to endpapers and fore-edge of page block. The dust jacket is slightly chipped at the spine ends. Book design by Mary M. Ahearn. Woodcut by Guy Fleming. Novel set in the hill country of northeast Mississippi during the 1930s. Stated First Edition, number line 9 to 2. In a Mylar protective cover. View more info

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I'm Expecting to Live Quite Soon

By: West, Paul

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03322

Condition: Very Good+


Shelf wear to boards, light chipping about the spine ends of the jacket. A clean copy free of any marks, stains, or writing. View more info

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Set Her on a Throne

By: Westcott, Jan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08298

ISBN: 0316931268

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. The dust jacket has a tiny amount of sticker residue, rubbing, and some small edge tears. The upper corner of the front panel has a bit of faint moisture staining. Cleans up nice in a clear Mylar protective cover now. A Polaroid of a young girl named Tiffaney in an Elvis tee shirt was found in the book. She stays with it. 235 pages. Historical novel about the life of Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick and wife to Richard III, King of England. View more info

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Summer on the Water

By: Westheimer, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1948

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05384

Condition: Fair


Top-edge of book and the head of the spine are very worn and frayed. The dust jacket is worn at the spine ends and corners, with a couple of edge tears. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Bennett Black, cordially, David Westheimer." First novel for the Houston author, who is better known for Von Ryan's Express. Set outside Houston, the story combines elements of race, family, infidelity, uncontrollable passions, and tragedy. View more info

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Operation Wildflower

By: White, Craig

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Alpha Publishing Group: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 01224

Condition: Near Fine+


Houston businessman gets involved in world of international intrigue--illegal arms sales, drug smuggling, and covert banking transactions. The trail leads to the innermost Washington power circles. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. View more info

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The Burnt Ones

By: White, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08014

Condition: Near Fine-


Very light wear to boards and several small chips to the jacket, protected in a clear Mylar cover now. Collection of eleven of the author's short stopries, none previously published in the United States. 308 pages. Clean, solid copy. View more info

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The Jewels of Elsewhen

By: White, Ted

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Belmont Books: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02415

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear and some creasing to the spine. Binding tight and square. Belmont B50-751. Price on spine 50 cents. View more info

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Action in the Sky

By: Whitehouse, Arch

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08506

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to boards. Dust jacket has small tears at the spine ends and rubbing to the front panel. Protected in a clear Mylar sleeve now. Clean copy, no writing or marks. Fictional tales of aerial combat and military pilots from World War II to Korea and beyond, including one about a rocket-ship test. 178 pages. Dust jacket photo of the author with airplane during his service in World War I as a fighter pilot with the Royal Flying Corps. View more info

Tehano

By: Wier, Allen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Southern Methodist University Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 08678

ISBN: 0870745069

Condition: Near Fine


Slight lean to the spine, but clean and unmarked. A nice copy. A 716 page Texas epic, the author a former Guggenheim, NEA, and Dobie-Paisano Fellow. View more info

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Down on Ponce

By: Willard, Fred

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Marietta, Georgia, Longstreet Press, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 00526

ISBN: 1563524317

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback original. Author's first novel. Signed on the title page. "Ponce de Leon Avenue, called 'Ponce' by locals, is a haven for the homeless, the lawless and the restless located in Atlanta, Georgia -- a city that may be too busy to hate, but isn't above taking a little time off to steal."--Author's note. View more info

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Plays: The Wake Up Call (The Stage Play), The Eclectics (The Movie), Nightclub (The Movie)

By: Williams, Lawrence Virgil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles (Made in Watts), Commitment to Excellence: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06983

Condition: Very Good


329 pages. Corner crease on front cover and some mild rubbing, but a clean, solid copy. View more info

When Kambia Elaine Flew in from Neptune

By: Williams, Lori Aurelia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01022

ISBN: 0689824688

Condition: Fine


Fine copy of the author's debut novel about an African-American girl growing up in a poor Houston neighborhood. View more info

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The Fight for Manod

By: Williams, Raymond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01152

Condition: Fine


Third novel in the author's Border Country trilogy. A clean copy in unclipped jacket. View more info

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Oil Strike

By: Wingate, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1976

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 02100

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket has a few small edge tears and a larger tear at bottom of front panel. Protected in mylar cover. Novel of oil discovery off the coast of Scotland and the affects it will have along the coastline. View more info