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A Long Fourth and Other Stories

By: PETER TAYLOR

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1948

Edition: First Edition


Good 1st Ed. of a first book by this author w/DJ in mylar. DJ worn with some tears. Part of front of DJ is worn so that it cannot be read. Cover has slight discoloration on back. Corners bumped, spine lightly bumped. Endpapers slightly yellowed. Bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Introduction by Robert Penn Warren. 166 pp. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾' tall' View more info

A Turn In The South

By: V.S. Naipaul

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Knopf, January 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author


Good Hardcover with Very Good Dustjacket. Signed by author. First Trade Edition. Light soiling and shelfwear to DJ. Light soiling and shelfwear to covers. Spine ends mildly bumped. Textblock soiled/foxed, which has mildly bled onto edges of a few pages. Gift inscription on FFEP. Otherwise, pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984. View more info

Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

By: Al Franken

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Twelve, May 2017

Inscription: Signed By Author


Very Good Hardcover with Very Good Dustjacket. Signed by author. Light soiling and shelfwear to DJ. Light soiling and shelfwear to covers. Spine ends lightly bumped. Pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984. View more info

Barbary Shore

By: Norman Mailer

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Co. Inc, 1951

Edition: First Edition


Very Good Hardcover with Good Dustjacket. First Edition, has R in a circle on CP. DJ in mylar. DJ has light rubbing to folds. Spine of DJ has 1/4' chip at top. Moderate Shelfwear to covers. Cover is rubbed along edges and corners. Spine ends bumped. Pages slightly yellowed, otherwise clean. Binding is solid. Pictures Available Upon Request. View more info

Beard the Lion

By: William. Manchester

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cassell, 1959., January 1959

Inscription: Signed By Author


Very Good Hardcover with Good Dustjacket. Inscribed and signed by author. Moderate soiling and shelfwear to DJ, including some small tears. Light soiling and shelfwear to covers. Spine ends bumped. Light soiling on a few pages. Otherwise, pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984. View more info

Between the Golden Suns

By: Henry R. Hayek

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Henry R. Hayek, 1929

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed By Author


Very Good/Good DJ Limited edition Hardcover This book is one of the Author's Edition of 1,000 books in which the types were set by hand by the author and printing done by him. Signed and inscribed by author. Light soil to DJ, a few finger marks and spots on cover. One rip to DJ on upper front edge. Cover clean with moderate shelfwear to edges. Bookplate pasted down on front endpaper of previous owner to which the book is inscribed. Text clean and bright. 31 pp. 4to -... View more info

Burning weeds, and other poems

By: Milford E Shields

Price: $140.00

Publisher: B. Humphries, inc, January 1945

Inscription: Signed By Author


Good+ Hardcover with Fair Dustjacket. Inscribed and signed by author - Best Wishes to Helen Thomas Crooks my excellent friend from Milford E. Shields Poet Laureate State of Colorado Durango, Colorado July 7, 1960. DJ in mylar. Heavy soiling and shelfwear to DJ, including tearing. Moderate soiling and shelfwear to covers, including bumping on corners. Mild sunning on spine. Small area of surface damage on rear endpaper. Inside covers and endpapers yellowing/foxing. Very ... View more info

Classics and commercials: A literary chronicle of the forties

By: Edmund Wilson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Co., January 1950


Good Hardcover with Fair Dustjacket. This is a special presentation copy with a special page inserted during publication wishing seasons greetings and signed by Carl A. Kroch, President of Kroch's Bookstores, later to become Kroch's and Brentano's. Heavy soiling and shelfwear to DJ, including tearing. Moderate soiling and shelfwear to covers. Textblock soiled, which has very lightly bled onto some pages. Yellowing and mild soiling on inside covers and endpapers. Pages y... View more info

Devil's Dream (Vintage)

By: Madison Smartt Bell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vintage, November 2010

Inscription: Signed By Author


Very Good Softcover. Inscribed and signed by author. Light soiling and shelfwear to covers. Pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984. View more info

Divided Kingdom : Work, Community, and the Mining Wars in the Central Illinois Coal Fields During the Great Depression

By: Carl D. Oblinger

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Illinois State Historical Society, November 1991

Inscription: Signed By Author


Good+ Softcover. Inscribed and signed by author. Light to Moderate soiling and shelfwear to covers. Spine has mild rubbing. Textblock lightly soiled. Pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984. View more info

Etah and Beyond or Life Within Twelve Degrees of the Pole

By: Donald Baxter MacMillan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, January 1927

Inscription: Signed By Author


Good Hardcover with No DJ. Inscribed and signed by author. Moderate soiling and shelfwear to covers, including mild rubbing. Spine ends bumped and rubbed with a couple of tiny tears. Textblock soiled/darkened with age. Light soiling and yellowing on inside covers and endpapers. Some pages mildly soiled and/or foxed. Pages yellowed, but tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984. View more info

Flim-Flam! Psychics, ESP, Unicorns, and Other Delusions

By: James Randi

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Prometheus Books, June 1982

Inscription: Signed By Author


Good Softcover. Inscribed and signed by author. Moderate soiling and shelfwear to covers, including bent corners and a small tear. Spine has creasing and a bumped and rubbed end. Textblock has some soiling and a name written on it. Name written on front endpaper. Some pages have a bent corner. Very light soiling on a few pages. Otherwise, pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984. View more info

Foundations of English Opera

By: EDWARD J. DENT

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1928

Edition: First Edition


Good HC first ed. w/o dj. 3 letters from the Author (1939, 1944, 1946) are included. Edges of cover worn and very slightly bumped. Endpapers and First page somewhat discolored from age. includes index. 242 pp. View more info

Franklin Affair

By: JIM LEHRER

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N/A, April 2005

Inscription: Signed By Author


Very Good Hardcover with Very Good Dustjacket. Signed by author. Light soiling and shelfwear to DJ. Light soiling and shelfwear to covers. Pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984. View more info

Gene Stratton-Porter, a lovely light

By: Rollin Patterson King

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Adams Press, January 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author


Very Good Hardcover with Good Dustjacket. Inscribed and signed by author on copyright page. Stated First Edition. DJ in mylar. Moderate soiling and shelfwear to DJ, including some tearing. Light soiling and shelfwear to covers. Spine ends mildly bumped. Light soiling on a few pages. Otherwise, pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984. View more info