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The Day of the Dead

By: Brement, Marshall

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kingston, Rhode Island, Moyer Bell: 2006

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2967

ISBN: 1559213876

Condition: Fine


Inscribed and signed by author.Octavo (22 cm), pp. 440. Black boards, pictorial jacket has light edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Miss Bremer's Works: A Diary, the H--- Family, Axel and Anna, and Other Tales

By: Bremer, Fredrika [Mary Howitt, trans]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1880

Seller ID: 26796

Condition: Very good


12mo (19 cm), pp. 510, plus 15 pages of advertising at front and 11 pages of "Complete Catalog of Bohn's Libraries." Fourth edition, dated 1953 on title page. Full dark green leatherwith decorative stamping and gilt spine text. Deckle edge. Translated from the Swedish by Mary Howitt. Gift inscription from 1884 on title page, foxing to ad and catalog pages, and edge wear to boards including a 1/2" tear at top of spine. No jacket. Bremer was considered the "Swedish Jane Austen" and praised by Emerson and Whitman. She was also a prominent and early crusader for women's rights.... View more info

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Six Hands Clapping

By: Broder, Bill

Price: $18.00

Publisher: San Bernardino, Ainslie Project: 2015

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15562

ISBN: 1511719281

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 377. First paperback edition. Signed, inscribed and dated, July 2015, by author on title page. Light reading wear and smudging to text block View more info

Their Magician and Other Stories

By: Broder, Gloria Kurian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Handsel Books / Other Press: 2005

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13256

ISBN: 1590511662

Condition: Very good


Duodecimo (19.5cm), pp. 267. Signed and inscribed by author on title page, "For Linnea and Glen, Hope to see you - hope that a lot, with love." Blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Boards and jacket with slight edge wear, bumping to spine ends. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Red Alert: A Novel of the First Two Hours of World War III

By: Bryant, Peter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1958

Seller ID: 20795

Condition: Very good


First US edition, with 35 cent price on cover (D-350). 12mo (17 cm), pp. 191. Blue cover illustrated with jet airplanes in flight. Cover creased along spine, tail is bumped and has small closed tear. The basis for the Stanley Kubrick movie "Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb." Written by British author Peter George under a pseudonym, the book exploited fears of nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia. First Edition. View more info

The Necessity of Certain Behaviors

By: Cain, Shannon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 2011

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13981

ISBN: 0822944103

Condition: Fine


Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 144. Beige cloth with gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Bonner Boys

By: Campbell Geeslin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1981

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8270

ISBN: 0671424300

Condition: Very good


Octavo, 191 pages. Advance reading copy with letter from publisher to Montana author William Hjortsberg laid in. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Krazy Kat: A Novel in Five Panels

By: Cantor, Jay

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23216

ISBN: 0394550250

Condition: Near fine


Presentation copy: Signed with a personal insciption by author to Dee Cox, the granddaughter of Krazy Kat artist George Herriman: "For Dee Cox- with greatest 'admirroration' for her grandfather's genuis, and with very best wishes to all his family. Jay Cantor, Cambridge, Mass. - March 28, 1988." Octavo (21 cm), pp. 245 plus index. Black paper over cream boards, pictorial jacket. Scuff mark on lower board, with bump at top edge, else fine. A re-imagining of the Krazy Kat comic and characters, set in the 1945 southwestern U.S. desert. Includes five panels from the original comic strip,... View more info

Return to Oakpine

By: Carlson, Ron

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 2013

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13477

ISBN: 0670025070

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 264. Beige boards with turquoise quarter binding. Pictorial jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Exiled

By: Charles, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Mulholland Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18982

ISBN: 0316340642

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 210. Orange boards with gilt spine text. Front board is slightly warped, bumping to corners. Jacket is bumping at top of spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

My Education

By: Choi, Susan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 2013

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9486

ISBN: 0670024902

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 296. Blue boards with purple quarter cloth binding and silver text on spine. Head and tail of spine show bumping. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Have You Seen Marie?

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25145

ISBN: 0307597946

Condition: Near fine


Signed by author on half title page. 12mo (16.5 cm), pp. 101. Purple boards with pictorial jacket. Color illustrations throughout by Ester Hernández. Jacket and boards with slight edge wear, jacket has 1" closed tear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Bird Saviors

By: Cobb, William J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Unbridled Books: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9323

ISBN: 1609530705

Condition: Very good


Octavo. (23.5cm), pp. 309. Blue boards with orange quarter cloth binding and gilt text on spine. Front board has gilt birds printed throughout center. Back of dust jacket shows scratching. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Stories

By: Colette, Sidonie Gabrielle

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1977

Seller ID: 4417


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 438. Limited edition. Silk ribbon bookmark. All edges gilt. Red leather boards with gilt designs and spine text. Raised bands on spine. Light foxing on top edge and minor bumping to corners. No jacket, as issued. Includes "Gigi," "Julie de Carneilhan," "Cheri" and "The Last of Cheri." View more info

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Wamba: A Novel

By: Crawford, Max

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 2002

Seller ID: 15185

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 313. Uncorrected page proofs in blue wrappers with black lettering. Immaculate condition. Volume 8 in the Literature of the West Series, edited by William Kittredge, Wamba was Crawford's 12th novel. Jim Harrison called it, "a startling and beautiful novel written with a lucid density of character and style rarely seen nowadays." View more info

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The Red and the White

By: Crawford, Max

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Max Crawford: 1996

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1182

ISBN: 0806133910

Condition: Very good


Presentation copy inscribed by author to Montana journalist Thomas Goltz: "Goltz- 1. E4, check and mate. Max." Quarto (25.5 cm), pp. [8], 1-700, [4]. One of 200 privately printed copies (by Thomson-Shore). Black boards with red and white debossed characters and lettering on front cover and spine. No jacket as issued. Spine slightly cocked, light stain on lower board. This novel about the British in pre-revolutionary China is one of five novels privately printed by the author due to his frustration with the publishing world. First Edition. View more info

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Wamba: A Novel

By: Crawford, Max

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24069

ISBN: 0806133910

Condition: Near fine


Presentation copy signed by author to actor Margot Kidder: "For Margie, all best, Max." Octavo (23 cm), pp. 313. Blue cloth with copper-stamped titling, pictorial jacket. Jacket and boards with the slightest edge wear. Volume 8 in the Literature of the West Series, edited by William Kittredge, Wamba was Crawford's 12th novel. Jim Harrison called it, "a startling and beautiful novel written with a lucid density of character and style rarely seen nowadays." Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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highschoolharry&co

By: Crawford, Max

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Max Crawford: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25054

Condition: Fine


Signed and (indecipherably) inscribed by author on title page. Quarto (25.5 cm), pp. 520. Pictorial wrappers by German artist George Grosz. One of 200 copies privately printed. First Edition. View more info

highschoolharry&co

By: Crawford, Max

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Max Crawford: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24082

Condition: Fine


Presentation copy inscribed to actor Margot Kidder: "Margie- Compañara. Max." Quarto (25.5 cm), pp. 520. Pictorial wrappers by German artist George Grosz. One of 200 copies privately printed. Crawford and Kidder were friends and neighbors in Livingston, Montana. First Edition. View more info

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Eastertown

By: Crawford, Max [Peter Fonda]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 2003

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 20163

ISBN: 0806134879

Condition: Good


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 446. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed by author on half title page to actor Peter Fonda and his (then) wife Becky. Red boards with black quarter cloth and red titling, pictorial jacket. Corners bumped, light edge wear, spine is cocked. Part of the Literature of the American West series edited by William Kittredge. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info