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Works of Fiction: The Bean Trees + Homeland and Other Stories + Animal Dreams + Pigs in Heaven, Kingsolver, Barbara
41 Kingsolver, Barbara Works of Fiction: The Bean Trees + Homeland and Other Stories + Animal Dreams + Pigs in Heaven
New York Harper Perennial 1995 0060926597 / 9780060926595 paperbacks 

Boxed set, new in shrinkwrap. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Drinkers of Infinity: Essays, 1955-1967, Koestler, Arthur
42 Koestler, Arthur Drinkers of Infinity: Essays, 1955-1967
New York Macmillan 1969 First American Edition hardcover 

Good plus, a little rubbing on one corner and at bottom of spine cloth, a couple of pages were mis-trimmed by the printer and a couple of pages have folded corners but otherwise a quite solid & clean copy; in a nearly very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with a small tear at the top corner. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, Lamott, Anne
43 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: 22.00 USD
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Anna and the King of Siam, Landon, Margaret
44 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: 15.00 USD
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Wait for the Wagon, Lasswell, Mary
45 Lasswell, Mary Wait for the Wagon
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1951 hardcover 

Very good in an about good dust jacket with a number of tears, also some tape reinforcement on the underside (not visible externally); jacket will look quite decent in our fresh mylar protector. Overall, a clean, vintage copy, with the original $2.50 price still intact on the jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Invasion: A Narrative of Events Concerning the Johnston Family of St. Mary's, Lewis, Janet
46 Lewis, Janet The Invasion: A Narrative of Events Concerning the Johnston Family of St. Mary's
Denver Allan Swallow 1964 0804001677 / 9780804001670 paperback 

Good to very good, light sunning & 'insecting' on spine, overall a nice, clean, vintage copy. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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47 Lewis, Stephen & Evan Slawson Sanctuary: The Path to Consciousness (unabridged audio CDs)
Santa Monica HTTPress 0966443381 / 9780966443387 CD 

Very good plus or better, CDs & sleeve very sharp. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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How Green Was My Valley, Llewellyn, Richard
48 Llewellyn, Richard How Green Was My Valley
New York Macmillan 1940 book club edition hardcover 

Front endpaper has been neatly removed, else very good in a very good dust jacket with a hint of browning, overall a clean, vintage, book club printing. 
Price: 12.00 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
49 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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Of Human Bondage, Maugham, William Somerset
50 Maugham, William Somerset Of Human Bondage
Norwalk Easton Press 2001 hardcover 

Full gray LEATHER, raised spine bands, satin bookmark, moire endpapers, and gilt page edges, lettering, and decorations; very handsome. Fine or very close, just a hint of shelfwear on gilt edges, overall very sharp. Collector's notes & unused Easton bookplate laid in. Introduction by Theodore Dreisser, illustrations by John Sloan. From the Greatest Books of the 20th Century series. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Border Trilogy: All the Pretty Horses + The Crossing + Cities of the Plain, McCarthy, Cormac
51 McCarthy, Cormac Border Trilogy: All the Pretty Horses + The Crossing + Cities of the Plain
New York Knopf 0307593932 / 9780307593931 hardcovers 

Three book set, no box. All are stated first editions in priced dust jackets. Books and dust jackets (in fresh mylar protectors) near fine or better, a hint of a ghost from an bookplate on endpaper of Crossing, a few very lightly bumped page tips on Cities, overall a very sharp, clean, collectible set, with Horses being somewhat scarce in the first edition.

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Price: 106.50 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
52 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: 53.00 USD
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Moby-Dick, or The Whale, Melville, Herman
53 Melville, Herman Moby-Dick, or The Whale
Franklin Center Franklin Library 1981 hardcover 

Quarter LEATHER, raised spine bands, satin bookmark, patterned endpapers, and gilt page edges, lettering, and decorations; very handsome. Very good or better, a nice, clean copy that has been read. Part of the Oxford Library of the World's Great Books series; scarce thus. With a portfolio of nineteenth century whaling prints, selected and introduced by Willard Thorp. 
Price: 36.50 USD
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Young Men See Visions, Mian, Mary
54 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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Paradise Lost, Milton, John
55 Milton, John Paradise Lost
Franklin Center Franklin Library 1984 hardcover 

Quarter LEATHER, raised spine bands, satin bookmark, patterned endpapers, and gilt page edges, lettering, and decorations; very handsome. Near fine or better, a little wear on outer gilt edges, overall very sharp & clean. Part of the Oxford Library of the World's Great Books series; scarce thus. With illustrations by Gustave Dore. 
Price: 45.50 USD
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56 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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Gone with the Wind, 50th Anniversary Edition, Mitchell, Margaret
57 Mitchell, Margaret Gone with the Wind, 50th Anniversary Edition
New York Macmillan 1986 50th Anniversary Edition hardcover 

Good to very good, some very light discoloration from moisture or similar on spine cloth, wrapping onto the rear cloth nearby else a sharp, clean book; in a very nice, near fine slipcase. Introduction by Tom Wicker.

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Price: 16.50 USD
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The Tale of Genji: A Novel in Six Parts, Murasaki, Lady & Arthur Waley
58 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.

Please note that priority mail and expedited international mail may run extra on this item which cannot fit in the flat-rate envelope. 
Price: 30.50 USD
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The Black Prince, Murdoch, Iris
59 Murdoch, Iris The Black Prince
New York Viking 1973 0670172863 / 9780670172863 3rd printing hardcover 

Very good, remainder mark and a little soiling on page edges, corners a wee bit bumped, in a very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), overall a clean, vintage copy. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Lolita, Nabokov
60 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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