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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, Lamott, Anne
41 Lamott, Anne Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
New York Pantheon 1994 0679435204 / 9780679435204 First Edition hardcover 

Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very tight, clean copy. Collectible first printing with full number line. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Anna and the King of Siam, Landon, Margaret
42 Landon, Margaret Anna and the King of Siam
New York John Day 1944 13th printing hardcover 

Good plus, inner binding a little weak at center, a little paper residue on front cover, in a good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some a closed tear on the cover & other wear; overall, still a quite decent, vintage copy. Illustrated by Margaret Ayer. Scarce in jacket! 
Price: 13.50 USD
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8 Romance Books: The Manning Grooms + An Engagement in Seattle + One Simple Act + The Matchmakers + Moon Over Water + Right Next Door + Wyoming Brides + Back on Blossom Stree, Macomber, Debbie
43 Macomber, Debbie 8 Romance Books: The Manning Grooms + An Engagement in Seattle + One Simple Act + The Matchmakers + Moon Over Water + Right Next Door + Wyoming Brides + Back on Blossom Stree
Ontario Mira Books, etc. mass market paperbacks 

Books are like new, apparently unread, with hints of shelfwear here & there. Save on shipping, buy all 8 books at once!

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Price: 9.00 USD
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10 Book LOT: All My Friends are Going to Be Strangers + Cadillac Jack + Folly and Glory + Horseman, Pass By + Leaving Cheyenne + Loop Group + Pretty Boy Floyd + Some Can Whistle + Texasville + Zeke and Ned, McMurtry, Larry
44 McMurtry, Larry 10 Book LOT: All My Friends are Going to Be Strangers + Cadillac Jack + Folly and Glory + Horseman, Pass By + Leaving Cheyenne + Loop Group + Pretty Boy Floyd + Some Can Whistle + Texasville + Zeke and Ned
USA Misc. publishers paperback 

Desirable trade-sized paperbacks, not the smaller mass-market paperbacks. Most of these are new Simon & Schuster or Scribner editions; Horseman is an older Penguin printing. Most books very good or better, however Cadillac has some bent/creased corners, including the rear cover; Texasville has a light cover crease; a few books have light page browning. Otherwise, a nice, clean set. Save on shipping, buy all 10 books at once!

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Price: 48.00 USD
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Young Men See Visions, Mian, Mary
45 Mian, Mary Young Men See Visions
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1958 2nd printing hardcover 

INSCRIBED by the author! Good to very good, a little bumped at lower/outer corners, in a good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), overall a clean, collectible copy. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Song of Achilles, Miller, Madeline
46 Miller, Madeline The Song of Achilles
New York Ecco 2012 0062060619 / 9780062060617 3rd printing hardcover 

Very good, perhaps a hint of page yellowing, in a near fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a nice, clean copy. Early, 3rd printing; first state dust jacket*, lacking the Orange Prize seal. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Four Days Wonder, Milne, A. A.
47 Milne, A. A. Four Days Wonder
New York Dutton 1933 First Edition hardcover 

Good, minors stains & other light wear on covers, spine is sunned, upper/outer corners a wee bit bumped, inked-over price on endpaper, else contents clean. A decent, vintage copy; no dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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48 Miranda, K. S. The Fifth Sun
Coronado Trail Media 2013 0615832318 / 9780615832319 paperback 

Very good, covers somewhat curled, else a nice, clean copy. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Tale of Genji: A Novel in Six Parts, Murasaki, Lady & Arthur Waley
49 Murasaki, Lady & Arthur Waley The Tale of Genji: A Novel in Six Parts
New York Modern Library Giant 1960 First Edition Thus hardcover 

First Modern Library edition (so stated), with correct Toledano binding G5 and jacket Gf with no count of titles on the underside. (All copies state First Modern Library Edition but very few are actually firsts -- only those with the points noted above.) Very good plus in a very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some edgewear, overall a clean, collectible copy.

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Price: 26.50 USD
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The Children of Pride, 3 book boxed set: Many Mansions + The Edge of the Sword + The Night Season, Myers, Robert Manson (editor)
50 Myers, Robert Manson (editor) The Children of Pride, 3 book boxed set: Many Mansions + The Edge of the Sword + The Night Season
New York Popular Library 1972 paperbacks 

BOXED SET. Very good, slipcase has a couple of bumped corners, the third book has some bumped page corners at rear and a bit of sunning on spine, yet overall a tight, clean set, perhaps unread. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Lolita, Nabokov
51 Nabokov Lolita
New York Crest Giant d338 1959 2nd printing thus paperback 

About good, front cover & first page clipped at upper corner, a couple of small tears on covers, else a surprisingly tight, clean, vintage copy. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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All I Could Never Be, Nichols, Beverley
52 Nichols, Beverley All I Could Never Be
New York Dutton 1952 First American Edition hardcover 

Very good in a rubbed & edgeworn dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with both spine folds having long, neat tears starting at the bottom, also a couple of closed horizontal tears on the spine; penmark atop front inner flap; a cup or something similar was set on the rear of the jacket & the rear cover of the book has a trace of residue underneath. Despite the jacket flaws, it will look quite decent in our fresh mylar protector. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Orhan's Inheritance, Ohanesian, Aline
53 Ohanesian, Aline Orhan's Inheritance
Chapel Hill Algonquin Books 2015 1616203749 / 9781616203740 First Edition hardcover 

Near fine in a fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very sharp, clean, collectible copy, perhaps read once. First printing with full number line. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Animal Farm (Illustrated Edition), Orwell, George
54 Orwell, George Animal Farm (Illustrated Edition)
New York Harcourt Brace & Company 1954 hardcover 

Harcout Brace & Company illustrated edition, 1954; probable unstated first edition thus, w/ $2.95 jacket price and no additional printings noted. Nearly very good, gift inscription (dated 1954) on endpaper, lower/outer corners somewhat bumped, in a nearly very good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some wear, overall a clean, collectible copy. Illustrated by Joy batchelor and John Halas. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Istanbul: Memories and the City, Pamuk, Orhan
55 Pamuk, Orhan Istanbul: Memories and the City
New York Knopf 2005 1400040957 / 9781400040957 First American Edition hardcover 

Fine in a fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Annotated Tales of Edgar Allan Poe, Poe, Edgar Allan & Stephen Peithman
56 Poe, Edgar Allan & Stephen Peithman The Annotated Tales of Edgar Allan Poe
Garden City Doubleday 1981 0385149905 / 9780385149907 hardcover 

Very good in a very good minus, lightly sunned dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), clipped at the bottom of the front inner flap; overall at tight, clean copy. Complete printing number line present on copyright page, but probably a book club edition, like most listed here.

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Price: 27.00 USD
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57 Radcliffe, Ann The Italian
Chicago Valancourt Books 2006 0977784142 / 9780977784141 paperback 

Very good plus or better, a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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All Quiet on the Western Front, Remarque, Erich Maria
58 Remarque, Erich Maria All Quiet on the Western Front
Boston Little Brown 1929 First Edition hardcover 

Scarce original 1929 edition, first printing (so stated) w/ first state dust jacket. Good, book is externally sharp as are front pages; the lower/outer page quarters on the rear half of the book have a feel of moisture, and light stains are visible there on some pages. In a good dust jacket with some tears & edgewear but with the original first-state price of $2.50 still intact; jacket will look decent in our fresh mylar protector. 
Price: 71.00 USD
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The Light in the Forest, Richter, Conrad
59 Richter, Conrad The Light in the Forest
New York Knopf 1986 0394433149 / 9780394433141 19th printing hardcover 

Fine in a near fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with perhaps a hint of browning, overall a clean, collectible copy. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God, Shaw, George Bernard
60 Shaw, George Bernard The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1933 First American Edition hardcover 

Nearly very good, light cover wear, overall a nice, clean copy; no dust jacket. With wonderful woodcut engravings by John Faleigh 
Price: 9.00 USD
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