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Toy Guns: Stories, Norris, Lisa
41 Norris, Lisa Toy Guns: Stories
No defects. Book is As New; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Ten excellent short stories, this book was winner of the 1999 Willa Cather Fiction Prize. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 144 pages. I4 Kansas City. Kansas City Helicon Nine Editions 2000 Softcover As New 29934 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Bred in the Bone, Page, Thomas Nelson
42 Page, Thomas Nelson Bred in the Bone
Just the slightest rubbing to cover extremities, Near Fine. . A beautiful copy, with bright gilt titles on spine and front cover, top page ends gilt, green cloth covers. Seven short stories set in the American South. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 274 pages. H2 NY. NY Scribner 1904 1st Edition. 1st Printing Near Fine with no dust jacket 22410 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Werewolf: a Chrestomathy of Lycanthropy, Pronzoni, Bill
43 Pronzoni, Bill Werewolf: a Chrestomathy of Lycanthropy
No defects, jacket now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . An anthology of werewolf literature. Includes selections from Guy de Maupassant, Bram Stoker, H. H. Munro, and contemporary authors as well, 12 pieces in 198 pages plus a bibliography. The bright and attractive jacket shows a close-up of a furry fanged face. Would make a great gift. . Book Club Edition. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 198 pages. B5 New York. New York Arbor House 1979 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 15228 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Masterpieces of Mystery- the Forties, Queen, Ellery (Ed. )
44 Queen, Ellery (Ed. ) Masterpieces of Mystery- the Forties
No defects of any kind, As New. Bound in red leatherette with bright gilt titles and decoration to covers and spine. . Twenty short mysteries, all published in the 1940s. Authors include Ellery Queen, Anthony Gilbert, Fredric Brown, Jorge Luis Borges, Ben Hecht, and Leslie Charteris, to name a few. A beautiful copy for the mystery lover. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 352 pages. E5 Davis 1978 Hardcover As New 32104 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Assyrian and Other Stories, Saroyan, William
45 Saroyan, William The Assyrian and Other Stories
Jacket is rubbed at extremities, small chips at head of spine. All four corners of jacket are slightly clipped but price of $3.50 is intact. Still bright and attractive, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Gilt on spine of book is slightly dulled, slight bump to bottom corner of front cover, no other defects. . Eleven short stories and an essay, "The Writer on the Writing. " This is the first edition, stated. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. C3 NY. NY Harcourt Brace 1950 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 21292 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A Scarlet Poppy and Other Stories, Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott
46 Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott A Scarlet Poppy and Other Stories
Gorgeous example of fine binding, with elaborate silver and gold vine and floral design to gray-green front cover and spine; all exceptionally bright and without flaw. Just the slightest rubbing to book extremities, top page ends darkened. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Seven short stories by Mrs Spofford, who was known for her gothic romances, novels, poems and detective stories. A beautiful copy, to which the photo does not come close to doing justice. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 283 pages. D4 New York. New York Harper & Brothers 1894 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 29118 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Cities in the Sea, Stanton, Maura
47 Stanton, Maura Cities in the Sea
Jacket is a bit stressed at extremities, now in mylar cover. No defects in book; pages are crisp, tight, book is unread. . By the author of the 2003 Michigan Literary Fiction Award for Short Story. This is a handsome book, with purple boards and textured purple endpapers. First edition. . Michigan Literary Fiction Awards Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 136 pages. I4 University of Michigan Press 2003 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 22744 
Price: 21.50 USD
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The Last Science Fiction Writer, Steele, Allen
48 Steele, Allen The Last Science Fiction Writer
Short yellow mark to top page ends, still Fine book in Fine dust jacket. No other defects in book, none in jacket, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . Ten short science fiction stories. A signed, limited edition (1000 copies) . Neatly signed by author on the limitation page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 256 pages. Signed by Author. H3 Subterranean 2008 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 32618 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Brigitta, Stifter, Adalbert & Peter Emmerich (Illus. ) & Edward Fitzgerald (Trans. )
49 Stifter, Adalbert & Peter Emmerich (Illus. ) & Edward Fitzgerald (Trans. ) Brigitta
Minor rubbing to foot of jacket spine, no other defects, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. As New. . Translated by Edward Fitzgerald, illustrations by Peter Emmerich. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 81 pages. E3 Rodale 1957 1st English Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 32054 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Aquaboogie:  A Novel in Stories, Straight, Susan
50 Straight, Susan Aquaboogie: A Novel in Stories
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Straight's first book, winner of the Milkweed National Fiction Prize, and published only in softcover. Published in 1990, this is the true first edition. A beautiful copy. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 195 pages. E5 Milkweed Editions 1990 1st Edition. 1st Printing Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 32085 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Ten Terrible Tales, Studwell, William E.
51 Studwell, William E. Ten Terrible Tales
Stapled wraps, off-white card covers. No defects. Ten short tales, six listed under the heading Musical Meanderings and four under the heading Terrorism Twists. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 27 pages. T3 Bloomington, IN. Bloomington, IN Many Matters Mysterious 2005 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 27609 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Kentucky Story: a Collection of Short Stories, Summers, Hollis, Ed.
52 Summers, Hollis, Ed. Kentucky Story: a Collection of Short Stories
Back panel of jacket is lightly foxed, with tiny tears, rubbing and light wear to top edge, now in mylar cover. Very light foxing to endpapers of book, top page ends are darkened, light foxing to endpapers. Binding is tight, pages are clean, book appears unread. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the editor on first endpaper: "For Dorcas Ruthenburg ... Hollis Summers." . Nearly all of the 15 short stories take place in Kentucky. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 247 pages. Signed by Editor. C2 U. Kentucky Press 1955 2nd Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 24134 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Same Door, Updike, John
53 Updike, John The Same Door
Dust jacket is lightly rubbed, lacking 1/8-inch at head of spine and tiny triangular chip at top edge, three short tears, mildly faded spine, light soil to back panel. Jacket is still attractive in spite of these defects, all of which are relatively minor. Now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book spine is faded at extremities, bump and tiny tear to head of spine, faint crease to top inch of spine. Contents are excellent; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . A solid copy of Updike's first short story collection and third book, to be followed by Rabbit Run. Stated first edition, in first state dust jacket (with "Poorhouse Fair" reviews on the back panel ). A handsome copy of the first printing. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 241 pages. M5 Knopf 1959 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 28307 
Price: 205.00 USD
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The Only Poet, West, Rebecca
54 West, Rebecca The Only Poet
No defects in book or dust jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. A beautiful copy of the first edition. . Ten short stories and The Only Poet, a short novel. Published posthumously. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 364 pages. H1 Virago Press 1992 1st Edition Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 32554 
Price: 30.00 USD
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New Territory:  Contemporary Indiana Fiction, Wilkerson, Michael & Deborah Galyan
55 Wilkerson, Michael & Deborah Galyan New Territory: Contemporary Indiana Fiction
Minor bump to book corner, else Fine. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Eleven short stories either written by Indiana authors or Indiana-related. WARMLY SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY BOTH EDITORS. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 166 pages. Signed by Editors. F6 Bloomington. Bloomington Indiana U. Press 1990 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 25350 
Price: 25.00 USD
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