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Image for Cavalier Magazine, August 1961 - Marilyn Monroe, Murder in Texas (Attention, President Kennedy), Horror Fiction from Robert Bloch (Hungarian Rhapsody)

Cavalier Magazine, August 1961 - Marilyn Monroe, Murder in Texas (Attention, President Kennedy), Horror Fiction from Robert Bloch (Hungarian Rhapsody)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticut, Fawcett Publications, Inc.: 1961

Seller ID: 10043

Condition: Good


Covers are worn and rubbed. Foxing throughout to the page edges and margins of the pages. Scarce issue featuring Marilyn Monroe on the cover along with a teaser that juxtaposes "Attention, President Kennedy" and "Murder in Texas," an article in which the William Bradford Huie wants the President to get involved in a murder case. Ezra Goodman contributes "Marilyn Monroe: The Girl with the Three Blue Eyes," an article on what makes Marilyn run. Horror fiction from Robert Bloch ("Psycho") titled "Hungarian Rhapsody." Other articles are about Gene Beene, the Human Bomb, Karate, the Amphicar, and t... View more info

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The Perimeter of Light: Short Fiction and Other Writing About the Vietnam War

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, New Rivers Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06902

ISBN: 089823140X

Condition: Very Good


Mild edge wear, clean copy. One of 2,500 copies in this first edition. Twenty-six writers explore the Vietnam War from a wide range of voices and experiences. 302 pages, with Glossary and a section on the contributors. Illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info

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Finding the Boundaries: Poems and Short Stories by Alaskan Writers

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, Alaska State Council on the Arts: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10223

Condition: Near Fine


Mild reading crease on the spine, otherwise a fine copy. Winning entries of poetry and short fiction competitions sponsored by the Alaska State Council on the Arts. 194 pages with illustrations by Dennis Keough. View more info

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The Georgia Review - 30th Anniversary [Volume XXX, Number 3 - Fall 1976]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 1976

Seller ID: 07927

Condition: Very Good


Wear at the head of the spine and a crease to the rear cover, otherwise a nice, clean copy. Pages numbered 495-749. Fiction from Max Apple. Five graphics from Libby Bailey. Contributions from Harold Bloom, Alfred Corn, Anne Hollander, Richard Howard, James Merrill, and many more. In addition to Bailey's graphics, twenty black and white illustrations accompany Anne Hollander's, 'Fashion in Nudity.' View more info

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Where Have All the Flower Children Gone? A P.E.A.C.E. of Hipstory

By: Adams, Barry E. "Plunker"

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, Self Published: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10515

Condition: Very Good


Reading crease to the spine. The front cover is pulling away from the spine slightly. Overall, a nice clean copy of this scarce book on the history of the hippie and post-hippie era by one who lived it. From the author: "This hip-story, as I call it, is written as 'truth in fiction': end result of many days of my participating/observing these last many years. It all began for me in the Early Days, of the Haight-Asbury, 1966. I hope you enjoy this." An outgrowth of the hippie movement was the Rainbow Family Gatherings, for which Barry Adams is credited as one of the initiators. 280 pages with e... View more info

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Critiques and Essays on Modern Fiction 1920-51, Representing the Achievement of Modern American and British Critics

By: Aldridge, John W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Ronald Press Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07432

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and chipping to jacket and fading to the jacket's spine. 610 pages with Biographical Notes and Selected Bibliography. Foreword by Mark Schorer. Essays from various contributors selected by Aldridge for the following sections: PART I: The Technique of Fiction, PART II: Critiques: Studies in the Method of Meaning, and PART III: The Mode of the Novelist. View more info

Texas Weather

By: Allen, Tricia (SIGNED)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Top Publications Ltd.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 02200

ISBN: 1929976003

Condition: Near Fine+


Inscribed and signed by the author on the half title page: "Enjoy your trip to 1940s Dallas! Tricia Allen" View more info

Luke and the Van Zandt County War

By: Alter, Judith M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Texas, Texas Christian University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00961

ISBN: 0912646888

Condition: Fine


Dust jacket has very light amount of wear at the head of the spine and a few corners. Two teenagers come to terms with each other and their lives during post-Civil War tensions in East Texas. View more info

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Two Sieges of the Alamo

By: Alter, Robert Edmond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06921

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth with black lettering and vignette. Several small, dark stains along the top edge. Does not affect pages. Jacket has a few corresponding, faded stains, some additional small stains at the bottom, and also some chipping to the top and bottom edge of the front panel (larger chip at bottom). Juvenile story of a cub pilot on a Mississippi stern-wheeler who joins the Texans' cause for independence from Mexico and winds up at the Alamo. 192 pages. View more info

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Blue Down South: A Story of the Loyal Germans of the Texas Hill Country During the Civil War

By: Althaus, Voy Ernst

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10560

ISBN: 1480174769

Condition: Fine


42 pages. Historical fiction set in Fredericksburg, Texas during the Civil War. View more info

The Waltzer

By: Ambers, Henry J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, Theo gaus' Sons, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 03467

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth with gilt titles. Very mild wear. Jacket shows a bit of edge wear around the spine ends and a couple of tiny tears. Preserved in a new mylar protective cover. Novel of an American G.I. living and loving in postwar Europe (WWII). The author was a WWII vet and took a G.I. bill of rights tour of Europe, studying and working abroad. An inscribed vintage photo of him is laid in. In military uniform behind a desk, he has inscribed the photo: "To Tex: The 'beaucoup Gelt' cowboy. We had good times together in Berlin. Henry J. Ambers, 29 apr 46." The author has also signed the bo... View more info

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Fermentation

By: Anjelica J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09177

ISBN: 0802116140

Condition: Near Fine


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The Moral Trollope

By: apRoberts, Ruth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, Ohio, Ohio University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06524

ISBN: 0821400894

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Jacket is price-clipped, shows heavy rubbing on the rear panel, has a long, closed tear at the lower corner of the front panel, and has light wear at the spine ends. Protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 203 pages, with Index. A critical analysis of how Trollope perfected an aesthetic of fiction. View more info

The Peking Incident : A Violent Tale of Love and Terror

By: Atcheson, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02064

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to book, some bubbling to jacket's laminate. Price-clipped. View more info

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Aunt Dimity: Vampire Hunter

By: Atherton, Nancy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10396

ISBN: 0670018546

Condition: Near Fine


Autograph Copy sticker on the dust jacket. Signed on the title page next to pink bunny stamp. View more info

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DeKok and the Somber Nude

By: Baantjer, Albert C.; Smittenaar, H. G. (translator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Fairfax, Virginia, New Amsterdam Publishing, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 01641

ISBN: 1881164012

Condition: Very Good


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Sweet William

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 01358

ISBN: 0807608165

Condition: Near Fine


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The Cajun

By: Barfield, Joe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Moran Publishing, LLC: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07760

ISBN: 1884797016

Condition: Fine


Cajun fiction from the Atchafalaya swamps. 210 pages followed by ads mfor other books. Signed by the author (name only). View more info

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Coyote

By: Barnes, Linda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 03708

ISBN: 0385300123

Condition: Near Fine


Some mild cover creasing near the spine, otherwise a very nice copy. The author has signed a publisher's bookplate affixed to the inside front cover. View more info

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Ship Fever & Other Stories

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00442

ISBN: 039303853X

Condition: Near Fine+


Trace of shelf wear. National Book Award Winner gold sticker on front of dust jacket, ISBN sticker on rear. View more info