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Letting Loose the Hounds : Stories

By: Udall, Brady

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00374

ISBN: 039304033x

Condition: Fine


Appears unread with only a tiny wrinkle near the lower corner of the jacket's front panel. A collection of short stories, this is the author's first book. View more info

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The Hungry Angel

By: Vadim, Roger; Attwood, William (translator)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 01858

ISBN: 0689114133

Condition: Good


Some light spotting to page edges. Stamp to top edge "Not For Resale." Likely a review copy. Jacket has vertical crease on front flap. First novel from French film director Vadim. Coming of age story during the summer of the liberation of Paris (World War II). View more info

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Ashby

By: Valency, Maurice (SIGNED)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 03883

ISBN: 0805239073

Condition: Near Fine


Light edge toning to jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For ___, My dear friends, Maurice Valency" View more info

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Pepita Jimenez [Miniature Book]

By: Valera, Juan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Madrid, Aguilar: 1959

Seller ID: 08551

Condition: Very Good


Miniature book (2.5 X 3.25 inches), with rubbing along the spine and spine ends. Brown leather, blind-stamped decoration to the front cover and on the spine in silver. Silk bookmark sewn into binding. Coleccion Crisol title. 607 pages followed by an illustrations index, a general index, and a list of other titles in the Coleccion Crisol series. Arguably the author's best known work, Pepita Jimenez originally appeared in serial form in 1874 and has since been translated into many languages. This edition is Spanish language. NOTE: The packaged weight of this book may decrease the quoted postage ... View more info

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Deep Blue Almost Black: Selected Fiction

By: Valtinos, Thanassis

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Chicago, Northwestern University Press: 1997

Edition: First English Translation

Seller ID: 03323

ISBN: 0810114909

Condition: Near Fine


Light wear to bottom-edge of rear cover and to upper flap folds. Translated from the Greek by Jane Assimakopoulos & Stavros Deligiorgis. View more info

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Flight to Freedom

By: Veciana-Suarez, Ana

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Orchard Books: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 03183

ISBN: 0439381991

Condition: Fine


Inscribed "To Maritza..." and signed by the author on the half-title page. Fictional account of a family that flees Castro's rule in Cuba and struggles to adjust to a new life in Miami. The author is also a syndicated columnist for the Miami Herald. View more info

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Revolt on the Border

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06535

Condition: Good


Spine has some minor soiling and a couple of small nicks in the cloth. Top edge darkened a bit with age. Rear cover has minor amounts of staining. Interior clean and free of marks or writing. Binding tight and square. View more info

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Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician

By: Wallace, Daniel (SIGNED)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 04991

ISBN: 038552109X

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. View more info

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The Arabian Link

By: Warner, James

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Houston, TX, U.S.A., Larksdale: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00152

ISBN: 0898963044

Condition: Fine


Fictionalized look at oil exploration in Saudi Arabia in the past (1930s) and near furture. View more info

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Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn

By: Watkins, Paul

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00276

ISBN: 0-395-50959-9

Condition: Fine


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The Promise of Light

By: Watkins, Paul

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 00277

ISBN: 0-679-41974-8

Condition: Fine


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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