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The Wednesday Sisters, Clayton, Meg Waite
21 Clayton, Meg Waite The Wednesday Sisters
New York Ballantine 2009 0345502833 / 9780345502834 First Paperback Printing paperback 

SIGNED by the author! Very good plus, a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri
22 Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy
Norwalk Easton Press 1978 hardcover 

Full maroon LEATHER, raised spine bands, satin bookmark, moire endpapers, and gilt page edges, lettering, and decorations; very handsome. Very good plus, a bit of rubbing/residue on bottom leather edges, else very sharp & clean. Translated by Melville Best Anderson; Introduction by Arthur Livingston; Illustrated by William Blake. From the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. Includes an unused Easton bookplate laid in. 
Price: 31.00 USD
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Whiteoak Heritage, The Whiteoak Brothers, Jalna, De La Roche, Mazo
23 De La Roche, Mazo Whiteoak Heritage, The Whiteoak Brothers, Jalna
Boston Little Brown 1955 Book Club Edition hardcover 

Very good plus in a very good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Play It As It Lays, Didion, Joan
24 Didion, Joan Play It As It Lays
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1970 0374234442 / 9780374234447 First Edition hardcover 

Near fine in a very good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), lightly creased on the front inner flap, overall a tight, clean, collectible copy. 
Price: 72.00 USD
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Crime and Punishment, Dostoyevsky, Fyodor & Constance Garnett & Philip Reisman
25 Dostoyevsky, Fyodor & Constance Garnett & Philip Reisman Crime and Punishment
New York Illustrated Modern Library 1945 hardcover 

1945 Illustrated Modern Library Edition, with handsome drawings by Philip Reisman & translated by Constance Garnett. Good or better, dampstain at bottom of spine cloth, soiled spot on bottom page edges, in the scarce original acetate dust jacket, which has a chip on both the front & rear. Overall, still a quite decent copy. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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King Fo, The Lord of Misrule, Dudley, Robert
26 Dudley, Robert King Fo, The Lord of Misrule
London Thos. De la Rue & Co. hardcover 

Nine-page bound manuscript, where the text appears to be merely from a typewriter but the binding and endpages are rather elaborate. Binding is solid; there are numerous marks and a few corrections in the text. This copy lacking any illustrations (despite the title page indicating differently). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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27 Eco, Umberto The Limits of Interpretation
Bloomington Indiana University Press 1994 0253208696 / 9780253208699 paperback 

Fine, a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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28 Ende, Michael Momo (German Edition)
Stuttgart K. Thienemanns 1973 3522119401 / 9783522119405 later printing hardcover 

Near fine in a very good minus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with a small chip on the rear and other edgewear, overall a nice, clean copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Erckmann-Chatrian Novels, 6 book SET: The Plebiscite + The Blockade of Phalsburg + Madame Therese + The Invasion of France in 1814 + The Conscript + Waterloo, Erckmann-Chatrian
29 Erckmann-Chatrian Erckmann-Chatrian Novels, 6 book SET: The Plebiscite + The Blockade of Phalsburg + Madame Therese + The Invasion of France in 1814 + The Conscript + Waterloo
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1898 First Edition Thus hardcover 

1898 printings. Good, the covers are quite decent with aome minor spots, three of the books have old moisture damage along the page bottoms, but not bad at this point; overall a pleasing set.

Please note that priority mail and international mail will run extra on this heavy item. 
Price: 43.50 USD
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The Awakening of Poccalito: A Tale of Telegraph Hill and Other Tales, Eugenia, Kellogg
30 Eugenia, Kellogg The Awakening of Poccalito: A Tale of Telegraph Hill and Other Tales
San Francisco The Unknown Publisher 1903 First Edition paperback 

Good plus in the original green-brown wrappers, gilt lettering on covers is somewhat faded, minor smudges on covers, a little corner wear, one page towards rear has a tear and fold; nevertheless, overall a surprisingly clean copy. California stories. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Town, Faulkner, William
31 Faulkner, William The Town
New York Random House 1957 0394424522 / 9780394424521 2nd printing hardcover 

Good to very good, a little fading on spine extremities, owner bookplate on pastedown & signature on title page, several dogeared pages, in a good minus dust jacket with chips & tears & a bit of fading but looks decent in our fresh mylar protector. Jacket is price-clipped, but someone has penned in the original $3.95 price nearby; second state jacket with no date at bottom of front flap. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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My Heart for My Land, Galica, Jean
32 Galica, Jean My Heart for My Land
n.p. Zulon Press 2015 1498435580 / 9781498435581 paperback 

Briefly INSCRIBED by the author. Very good plus or better, a very sharp, clean copy. Includes related bookmark. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Markings, Hammarskjold, Dag
33 Hammarskjold, Dag Markings
New York Knopf 1971 4th printing thus hardcover 

Hard-to-find larger-sized, slipcased edition (over 10 inches tall); 1971 4th printing thus (originally 1966). Near fine, gift inscription on endpaper, in a good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), chipped atop the spine and with a small scrape at the bottom of the spine, also a very small chip on the front; in a sharp, very good plus slipcase with a small streak on the front. Overall, a tight, clean copy. Translated by Leif Sjoberg & W. H. Auden, with a foreword by Auden. This edition designed by George Salter, with reproductions of two pages of the original manuscript and with an explanatory note by Leif Belfrage. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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An Episode of Fiddletown: A Tale of the Gold Rush in Three Parts, Harte, Bret
34 Harte, Bret An Episode of Fiddletown: A Tale of the Gold Rush in Three Parts
Amador City Quintessence Publications 1986 0918466148 / 9780918466143 hardcover 

Fine in a fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), very sharp. Copy #26 of this very handsome, limited Sesquicentennial Edition, designed & printed by Marlan and Irene Beilke. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Book of Unknown Americans, Henriquez, Cristina
35 Henriquez, Cristina The Book of Unknown Americans
New York Vintage Books 2014 0345806409 / 9780345806406 First Paperback Printing paperback 

SIGNED by the author! This copy specially bound for the Target Book Club, with a preface by the author and Reading Group Guide at rear. Very good, covers a little curled, else a nice, clean copy. First printing with full number line. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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36 Horace & David Ferry The Odes of Horace (Bilingual Edition)
New York Farrar, Straus, Giroux 1997 0374224250 / 9780374224257 Book Club Edition hardcover 

Near fine, front page tips just barely bumped, in a fine dust jacket, a very sharp, clean copy, close to new. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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37 Hughes, Katherine Nouri The Mapmaker's Daughter
Encino Delphinium Books 2017 1883285704 / 9781883285708 First Edition paperback 

Very good plus or better, a very sharp, clean copy. First printing with full number line. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Ulysses, Joyce, James
38 Joyce, James Ulysses
New York Modern Library Giant G52.2 0394604865 / 9780394604862 

Toledano binding G8, dust jacket Gk, $12.95 list price, (so a late 1970's printing). Very good in a very good, lightly browned dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), or better, a tight, clean copy. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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The Castle, Kafka, Franz
39 Kafka, Franz The Castle
New York Knopf 1959 Definitive Edition hardcover 

Very good minus, minor stain on outer page edges, in a good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with moderate sunning on the spine, light browning elsewhere, an some edgewear, overall a decent older copy. 3rd printing of this Definitive Edition, from 1959. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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40 Kesey, Ken & Tom Parker One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (unabridged audio CDs)
n.p. Blackstone Audio Books 1997 0786180471 / 9780786180479 CD 

Very good, first disc has a little wear which shouldn't affect playability, other discs and jewel cases are sharp, outer slipcase has light wear.

Please note that priority mail may run extra on this item which cannot fit in the flat-rate envelope. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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