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Larabi's Ox: Stories of Morocco, Ardizzone, Tony; Servoss, Allan
1 Ardizzone, Tony; Servoss, Allan Larabi's Ox: Stories of Morocco
Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book is new and unread. . Winner of the Milkweed National Fiction Prize; inscribed by the author on half-title page; signed by him on the title page. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 245 pages. Signed by Author. S5 Milkweed Editions 1992 1st Edition Softcover As New with no dust jacket 27294 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Albatross and Other Stories, Armstrong, Charlotte
2 Armstrong, Charlotte The Albatross and Other Stories
Jacket is rubbed with slight chipping at extremities of spine and corners, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Ten short stories. Original red cloth covers, pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 301 pages. G2 London. London Peter Davies 1958 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 22099 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Great Science Fiction Stories by the World's Great Scientists, Asimov, Isaac, Ed.
3 Asimov, Isaac, Ed. Great Science Fiction Stories by the World's Great Scientists
Jacket is a bit rubbed, small owner's name lightly stamped on last free endpaper.. . Twenty-one short stories, all by great scientists. Edited and Introduction by Isaac Asimov. Stated first printing. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 400 pages. F4 NY. NY Donald I. Fine, Inc. 1985 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 21974 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Droll Stories (Contes Drolatiques) :  Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine (2 Vol. Set), Balzac, H. De
4 Balzac, H. De Droll Stories (Contes Drolatiques) : Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine (2 Vol. Set)
Maroon cloth covers are a little rubbed at extremities; gilt and black inset for titles, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Bindings are tight, pages clean and white. This is NOT an ex-library book. . Collection of erotic/ribald/obscene tales, once banned in Australia. A handsome and solid edition of Balzac's classic, in two volumes. 665 pages. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 665 pages. M6 London. London Printed for Subscribers Only (Privately Printed) 1899 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 24734 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Great Days, Barthelme, Donald
5 Barthelme, Donald Great Days
Jacket is very slightly soiled, a little creasing at head of spine, in fresh mylar cover. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears to be unread. His 10th book, a collection of stories. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. R3 NY. NY Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1979 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 30900 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Watch: Stories, Bass, Rick
6 Bass, Rick The Watch: Stories
No defects in book or jacket. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. The author's fiction debut and 3rd book. . A beautiful copy, in mylar cover. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. R3 NY. NY Norton 1989 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 19137 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Big Brother and Other Stories, Beach, Rex
7 Beach, Rex Big Brother and Other Stories
Jacket has half-inch chip at top corner and light soil, with still bright and attractive cover design of a New York street scene. Now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has beautiful bright red cloth covers with bump at head of spine, page ends slightly darkened and spotted. . Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Six long stories in all, with the title story set in New York City. Scarce in this condition. According to the Internet Movie Database, no fewer than 53 short stories and novels by Beach were made into movies, including at least three in this volume: Big Brother, Recoil, and Too Fat to Fight. A nice copy, stated first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 367 pages. A1 NY. NY Harper 1923 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 20680 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Fidelity, Five Stories, Berry, Wendell
8 Berry, Wendell Fidelity, Five Stories
No defects in book or jacket; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book is unread. Jacket is now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . Five stories by the Kentucky author. Stated first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 201 pages. E4 Pantheon 1992 0679416331 / 9780679416333 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 29377 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Like a Lamb to Slaughter, Block, Lawrence
9 Block, Lawrence Like a Lamb to Slaughter
Back panel of dust jacket is rubbed, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Twenty short stories by the modern master. Introduction by Joe Gores. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 265 pages. M5 Arbor House Pub Co 1984 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 27765 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Book of Sand, Borges, Jorge Luis
10 Borges, Jorge Luis The Book of Sand
Book has name of former owner inked to first endpaper, no other defects. Dust jacket has no defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . Thirteen brand-new short stories by the Argentinian master of the form. Translated from the Spanish by Norman Thomas de Giovanni. A beautiful copy of the first English edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 125 pages. L5 NY. NY Dutton 1977 1st English Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 30662 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Book of Sand (1st English Printing)  The New Yorker, October 25, 1976, Borges, Jorge Luis
11 Borges, Jorge Luis The Book of Sand (1st English Printing) The New Yorker, October 25, 1976
Quarter inch tear and minor wrinkling to a small area of top edge of the first page of the story, no other defects to the magazine. . This is the first printing in English of Borges' famous short story "The Book of Sand," which was published by The New Yorker. The first printing in the original Spanish "El Libro de Arena," was published in 1975. "The Book of Sand" is closely related in concept to his earlier and arguably more famous story "The Library of Babel." Borges published an English collection of his short stories in 1977 that included, and was named for, "The Book of Sand." . 4to 11" - 13" tall. M5 The New Yorker Magazine, Inc. 1976 Single Issue Magazine Near Fine 30697 
Price: 125.00 USD
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One More for the Road, Bradbury, Ray
12 Bradbury, Ray One More for the Road
Jacket has a 3/4-inch tear along fold at back flap, else Fine, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . 18 brand-new stories and seven more that were published previously, by the master of the genre. A beautiful copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 289 pages. C2 NY. NY William Morrow 2002 0066211069 / 9780066211060 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 21269 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Women's Great Lakes Reader, Brehm, Victoria
13 Brehm, Victoria Women's Great Lakes Reader
No defects; book is As New, unread. . A marvelous anthology of short pieces, all written by women and all about life on the Great Lakes, from 1789 to the present. A beautiful copy of the first edition, published in 1998 by Holy Cow! Press. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 404 pages. F3 Holy Cow! Press 1998 1st Printing Softcover Fine 29510 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Among the Dead, and Other Events Leading Up to the Apocalypse, Bryant, Edward
14 Bryant, Edward Among the Dead, and Other Events Leading Up to the Apocalypse
Jacket is lightly rubbed at extremities, tiny tear, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Light foxing to endpapers, light spotting to page ends. . Seventeen rather frightening and bizarre SF tales. An attractive, collectible copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 210 pages. G3 NY. NY Macmillan 1973 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 22143 
Price: 11.50 USD
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50 Great Ghost Stories, Canning, John (Ed. )
15 Canning, John (Ed. ) 50 Great Ghost Stories
Contributions to this book come from Frank Usher, Ronald Seth, Michael and Mollie Hardwick, J. Wentworth Day, Vida Derry, Robin Miller, and Tony Parker. Jacket is beautiful with an eerie old man's ghostly face hovering over a house, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Pages are crisp, tight, book is New and unread. . A beautiful copy, gift quality. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 496 pages. C3 NY. NY Bonanza Books 1988 Reprint Hardcover New in New dust jacket 15199 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Famous Ghost Stories (ML # 073.2), Cerf, Bennett
16 Cerf, Bennett Famous Ghost Stories (ML # 073.2)
Acetate book jacket has a little lettering rubbed off the front panel, half-inch chip at head of spine extending 1.5 inches across back panel, one-inch crack along spine. Extremities of book cover are rubbed, worn at corners, binding is tight, pages clean. A solid, attractive copy. . Sixteen ghost stories, selected by Bennett Cerf himself. Illustrated by Hugo Steiner-Prag and William Sharp. . The Illustrated Modern Library Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 361 pages. K4 The Modern Library 1946 1st Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 30872 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Ghosts for Christmas, Dalby, Richard, Ed.
17 Dalby, Richard, Ed. Ghosts for Christmas
Thrity ghost stories associated with Christmas. Authors include Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, J. M. Barrie, Algernon Blackwood, Hugh Walpole, J. B. Priestley, and many more. 339p. Cover is gilt on green boards. Jacket now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. C5 Secaucus, NJ. Secaucus, NJ Castle Books 1988 1555218059 / 9781555218058 Reprint Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 12610 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Six Richard Harding Davis Titles: Soldiers of Fortune; Gallegher, Captain Macklin, Ranson's Folly, the Lion and the Unicorn, and the King's Jackal (6 Vols), Davis, Richard Harding
18 Davis, Richard Harding Six Richard Harding Davis Titles: Soldiers of Fortune; Gallegher, Captain Macklin, Ranson's Folly, the Lion and the Unicorn, and the King's Jackal (6 Vols)
Six books by Richard Harding Davis, all Fine or Near Fine, no defects. Bright crimson cloth covers with bright gilt lettering, decoration, and top page ends. Fore-edge and bottom page ends are deckled. The books, all published in 1907, appear unread and essentially unopened. . These are handsome copies of an early printing of these titles. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. A2 New York. New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1907 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 31350 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Selected Stories (Leatherette), De Maupassant, Guy
19 De Maupassant, Guy Selected Stories (Leatherette)
No defects; book is As New, unread. This is a beautiful faux leather (leatherette) edition. Brown boards, five raised bands to spine, all edges gilt, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, patterned endpapers. A handsome copy, gift quality. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. B4 Franklin Library 1983 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 28628 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Great Christmas Stories: a Christmas Carol; the Chimes; the Cricket on the Hearth: the Battle of Life; the Haunted Man, Dickens, Charles
20 Dickens, Charles Great Christmas Stories: a Christmas Carol; the Chimes; the Cricket on the Hearth: the Battle of Life; the Haunted Man
Bound in full red leather with elaborate gilt titles and decoration to covers and spine, gilt page ends, moire end papers, sewn in silk ribbon bookmark. A couple of small scuffs to page ends, no other defects. Book appears unread. . Collection of Dickens most famous Christmas stories, illustrated by Reginald Birch in b/w and full color. A beautiful copy. . S5 Easton Press 1967 Collector's Edition Hardcover Near Fine 31010 
Price: 140.00 USD
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