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41 Kidd, Sue Monk The Secret Life of Bees
New York Viking 2002 0670032379 / 9780670032372 First Edition hardcover 

Fine in a fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very sharp, clean copy. First printing with full number line; second state dust jacket with Good Morning America circle on the front panel. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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42 Kirsch, Arthur Auden and Christianity
New Haven Yale University Press 2005 0300108141 / 9780300108149 First Edition hardcover 

Fine in a fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) but for the very slightest hint of bumping at upper/outer corners, overall a very sharp, clean copy. First printing with full number line. Comes from the collection of the late Stanford professor David Nivison. 
Price: 20.00 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: 13.50 USD
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Beowulf, Leonard, William Ellery
45 Leonard, William Ellery Beowulf
Norwalk Easton Press 2004 hardcover 

Full grey-blue LEATHER, raised spine bands, satin bookmark, moire endpapers, and gilt page edges, lettering, and decorations; very handsome. Very good, a little rubbing/residue on bottom leather edges, else very sharp & clean. Illustrated by Lynd Ward. From the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. Includes an unused Easton bookplate laid in. 
Price: 62.50 USD
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46 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: 16.00 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
47 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
48 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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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
49 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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Young Men See Visions, Mian, Mary
50 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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51 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
52 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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Lolita, Nabokov
53 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
54 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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55 Oates, Joyce Carol The Best American Essays of the Century
Boston Houghton Mifflin 2000 0618155872 / 9780618155873 paperback 

Moisture damage affects lower corners of the first 60 or 70 pages, owner name inside cover, else a clean copy. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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Orhan's Inheritance, Ohanesian, Aline
56 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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The Orwell Reader: Fiction, Essays, Reportage, Orwell, George
57 Orwell, George The Orwell Reader: Fiction, Essays, Reportage
New York Harcourt, Brace and Company 1956 First Edition hardcover 

Good to very good, some foxing (spotting) & similar on endpapers & page edges, a few spots on outer page edges, upper/outer page corners, a little corner bumping, in a good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with a hint of fading on the spine and a few spots; overall a rather tight copy, clean copy, better than it sounds. 
Price: 15.50 USD
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Istanbul: Memories and the City, Pamuk, Orhan
58 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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59 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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The Light in the Forest, Richter, Conrad
60 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: 18.00 USD
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