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The Fool's Progress, Abbey, Edward
1 Abbey, Edward The Fool's Progress
Pages are crisp and tight, book appears unread, no defects. Tiny chip and minor creasing to head of spine area of jacket, now in protective mylar cover. . First issue DJ, with the errors "mist" (for myth) and "Mickey" (for Becky) both present on the flaps. A beautiful copy. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. R2 NY. NY Henry Holt 1988 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 19090 
Price: 75.00 USD
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An Exhibit of Seventeenth-Century Editions of Writings by John Milton, Anon.
2 Anon. An Exhibit of Seventeenth-Century Editions of Writings by John Milton
Stapled softcover with illustrated card wrappers; staples have started to rust, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . 92 items are listed and briefly described. Preface by William Riley Parker. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 24 pages. K5 Bloomington. Bloomington The Lilly Library, Indiana University 1969 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 26909 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Baby of the Family, Ansa, Tina McElroy
3 Ansa, Tina McElroy Baby of the Family
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Pages crisp and tight, appears unread. . African-American author's highly regarded First Book. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. R3 NY. NY Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1989 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 19097 
Price: 25.00 USD
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English Stylistics: a Bibliography, Bailey, Richard W. & Delores M. Burton
4 Bailey, Richard W. & Delores M. Burton English Stylistics: a Bibliography
Black cloth covers are a little rubbed at extremities; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Former owner was Harvard scholar Wallace E. Williams, and his signature is neatly written on the first endpaper. . Comprehensive bibliography of writings on English stylistics, subdivided into dozens of categories and subcategories. Indexes. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 198 pages. E3 MIT Press 1968 0262020335 / 9780262020336 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 24975 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Droll Stories (Contes Drolatiques) :  Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine (2 Vol. Set), Balzac, H. De
5 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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Pere Goriot (Leatherette), Balzac, Honore De
6 Balzac, Honore De Pere Goriot (Leatherette)
No defects; book is As New, unread. This is a beautiful faux leather (leatherette) edition. Navy boards, three raised bands to spine, all edges gilt, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, patterned endpapers. A handsome copy, gift quality. . Illustrated by Albert Lynch. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 376 pages. B5 Franklin Library 1980 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 28678 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Trailerpark, Banks, Russell
7 Banks, Russell Trailerpark
Small spot of sticker residue and a touch of edgewear to jacket. Book has no defects; pages are crisp, tight, appears unread. . Jacket protected by mylar cover. Bank's 6th book of fiction. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. R3 Boston. Boston Houghton Mifflin 1981 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 19114 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Kepler, Banville, John
8 Banville, John Kepler
First U. S. Edition. Guardian Fiction Prize winner in U. K. Author's 4th novel. Dust jacket has very faint mark and associated surface flaw to bottom corner of front flap, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . A beautiful copy of the first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. R2 Boston. Boston Godine 1983 1st US Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 26460 
Price: 75.00 USD
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History of Yugoslav Literature, Barac, Anton & P. Miljuskovic, Trans.
9 Barac, Anton & P. Miljuskovic, Trans. History of Yugoslav Literature
Owner name penned to first endpaper, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Like New if not for the owner name. . From ancient times to the present. . Joint Committee on Eastern Europe Publication Ser. : No. 1 Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 266 pages. K1 Michigan Slavic Publications 1972 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine 30194 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Transition To Modern Germany:  The Eighteenth Century : an Exhibition, Bareikis, Robert P
10 Bareikis, Robert P The Transition To Modern Germany: The Eighteenth Century : an Exhibition
Glossy card covers are a bit rubbed, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . An exhibition catalog listing 182 items, each with a complete description, many with illustrations. Text is in English, titles of books are typically in German. . Lilly Library publication Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 56 pages. J6 Lilly Library, Indiana University 1975 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 26628 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Great Days, Barthelme, Donald
11 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
12 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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Where the Sea Used to Be, Bass, Rick
13 Bass, Rick Where the Sea Used to Be
First edition. Author's first full-length novel and thirteenth book. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . A beautiful copy, in mylar cover. No defects in book or jacket. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 445 pages. R4 Boston. Boston Houghton and Mifflin 1998 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 19151 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Dogs of God, Benedict, Pinckney
14 Benedict, Pinckney Dogs of God
No defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . A marvelous book by wonderful writer, perhaps the heir-apparent of Cormac McCarthy. A beautiful copy, in mylar cover. Author's first novel. . 8vo. 354 pages. H3 NY. NY Nan A. Talese 1994 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 19317 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Reinhart in Love, Berger, Thomas
15 Berger, Thomas Reinhart in Love
Jacket is rubbed at spine and extremities, two small tears, one with associated creasing. Some age-toning to back panel, jacket now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. . His second novel. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. G1 NY. NY Scribner 1962 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 22084 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Vital Parts, Berger, Thomas
16 Berger, Thomas Vital Parts
Jacket is rubbed, lightly worn at extremities, moderately rubbed back panel. Still bright and attractive, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has no defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . By the author of Little Big Man and other excellent novels. True first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 432 pages. E6 NY. NY Richard W. Baron 1970 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 29426 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Vital Parts, Berger, Thomas
17 Berger, Thomas Vital Parts
Jacket is rubbed, lightly worn at extremities with two short tears, moderately soiled back panel. Still bright and attractive, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has no defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . By the author of Little Big Man and other excellent novels. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 432 pages. F7 NY. NY Richard W. Baron 1970 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 22039 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Agassiz: a Novel in Stories, Birdsell, Sandra
18 Birdsell, Sandra Agassiz: a Novel in Stories
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Pages are crisp, tight, book is unread. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. G2 Milkweed Editions 1991 0915943611 / 9780915943616 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 22111 
Price: 17.50 USD
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The Savage Detectives: a Novel, Bolano, Roberto; Wimmer, Natasha, Trans.
19 Bolano, Roberto; Wimmer, Natasha, Trans. The Savage Detectives: a Novel
No defects in book or jacket, a beautiful copy. . First American edition. Two book reviews are laid in. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 592 pages. M5 Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007 1st American Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 28365 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Heinrich Boll on His Death:   Selected Obituaries and the Last Interview, Boll, Heinrich
20 Boll, Heinrich Heinrich Boll on His Death: Selected Obituaries and the Last Interview
No defects. Covers are clean and unworn, binding is tight, pages are crisp and unmarked. Book appears unread. . Includes four articles on Boll, his Nobel address delivered on May 2, 1973, his last interview (with Margarete Limberg) and several short obituaries. In English. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 63 pages. j3 Inter Nationes Bonn 1985 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 23193 
Price: 17.50 USD
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