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Shrapnel

By: Manilla, Marie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Montgomery, AL, River City Publishing: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9393

ISBN: 1579660843

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 329. Blue boards with silver text on spine and front board. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Lost in America

By: Marilyn Sachs

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press: 2005

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 6291

ISBN: 1596430400

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 150. Signed and inscribed by both the author and Fanny Krieger, the real person that the book's protagonist is based on. Sachs signed "Best wishes, Marilyn Sachs, September 2005" and Krieger signed "Mielleurs voeux (French: 'best wishes'), Fanny K." "A glimpse in the life of your new friend, the last year in America (crossed out) France the first year in America. Love, Fanny." Red boards with blue half-cloth, gilt spine text with very minor bumping on top of spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Shadow Country

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17552

ISBN: 0679640193

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (20 cm), pp. 892. Signed by author on half title page. Gray boards with gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Jacket and boards are slightly bumped at tail of spine. Reviews laid in from The New York Times and the New York Review of Books. Matthiessen's re-working of his Watson trilogy won the 2008 National Book Award for fiction, making him the only author to win in both fiction and nonfiction categories (for his 1978 book, The Snow Leopard). Matthiessen spent years on this project toward the end of his life, to the consternation of friends like the late novelist and poet Jim Harrison, who q... View more info

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The Snow Leopard

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1978

Seller ID: 19174

Condition: Very good


Limited edition published for The First Edition Club. Octavo (23 cm), pp. 348. Leather bound with gilt titling, ruled spine, satin endpapers and gilt edges. Includes special introduction to this edition by Matthiessen. Spine and edges have light scuffing. Reviewers critiqued this double National Book Award-winner (1979 and 1980), for the way Matthiessen folded natural history, personal tragedy and religion into a travel memoir (Roberson, I295-347), but the book proved to be a forerunner in the nature writing genre, combining memoir and the natural world, and a unparalleled classic of narrative... View more info

Without Sin

By: McCabe, David S.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Sunstone: 2012

Seller ID: 9384

ISBN: 0865348782

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23cm), pp. 275. Light wear at top corner. View more info

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All the Pretty Horses

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17574

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 298. Signed limited edition, advance proof in publisher's cardstock folding box. Upper corner of book is crimped, else fine. Box is worn at corners and missing material at one corner. First book of McCarthy's iconic Border Trilogy. View more info

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Outer Dark

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $875.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23301

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 242. Gray boards with blue quarter cloth, publisher's ink on top edge, deckle edge. Jacket with author photo and original $4.95 price. Corners bumped and spine is cocked, jacket with scratches and closed tears. Upper board has thin line of moisture damage along bottom edge that does not affect jacket or pages. Red D stamped on free front endpaper indicates this was one of the 815 copies originally remaindered by the publisher. "Outer Dark is an amazingly good second novel, rich in its implications and certainly one of the great short novels of all time in any language... View more info

Playing Off the Rail: A Pool Hustler's Journey

By: McCumber, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1996

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8686

ISBN: 0679423745

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 366. Inscribed and signed by author, "For Don, gratefully" on full title page. Blue boards with teal quarter cloth binding and gilt on spine. Some sunning on top of front board, slight bumping on spine ends. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Gallatin Canyon

By: McGuane, Thomas

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26490

ISBN: 1400041562

Condition: Near fine


Signed by author Octavo (22 cm), pp. 220. Dark brown boards with tan quarter cloth and gilt spine text. Deckle edge. Minor bumping to boards at spine ends. A collection of short stories by the author called "a virtuoso ... a writer of the first magnitude" by the New York Times Book Review. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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To Skin a Cat

By: McGuane, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1986

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23816

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21 cm), unpaginated. Advance limited publication of the title story from McGuane's short story collection. Signed by author, #34 of 250. Includes letter laid in from editor Seymour Lawrence to booksellers. Light tanning along staplebound spine. View more info

Montana, Warts and All The Best From Our First Decade

By: McMillion, Scott [Montana Quarterly]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Montana Quarterly: 2015

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13977

ISBN: 0996745505

Condition: New


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 337. Signed by editor Scott McMillion on title page. The best from the award-winning Montana Quarterly featuring writing by Malcolm Brooks, Tim Cahill, Pete Fromm, Allen Morris Jones, William Kittredge, Craig Lancaster, Maryanne Vollers and many others. View more info

Cubop City Blues

By: Medina, Pablo

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9222

ISBN: 0802119840

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 260. Black boards with yellow text on spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Memoirs of Sir James Melville of Halhill

By: Melville, James Sir

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1969

Seller ID: 15691

Condition: Fine


Octavo (24.5 cm), 194. Dark green cloth with gilt decorative crown motif and titling. Publisher's ink on top edge of text block. Light green slipcase. Illustrative plates in color, including frontispiece. Index. Slipcase has light wear on bottom edge, and faint shadow lines from sun exposure. View more info

Return to Peyton Place

By: Metalious, Grace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Messner: 1959

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 1644

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 256. Red boards with black spine text. Very slight bumping to spine corners. Jacket with light creasing on top edge and 1/2" tear at bottom. Sequel to the best-selling "Peyton Place." Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Man in the Blue Moon

By: Michael Morris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Tyndale House Publishers: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8562

ISBN: 1414373309

Condition: Fine


Octavo. 380pp. Appears unread. Includes Reading Group Guide. Yellow boards with blue text on spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Season of the Body

By: Miller, Brenda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky, Sarabande Books: 2002

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10942

ISBN: 188933068X

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 206. Brown boards with black quarter cloth binding and gilt lettering on spine. Small chip on bottom edge of dust jacke Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Ghostwritten

By: Mitchell, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2000

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 14943

ISBN: 0679463046

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 426. Black boards with silver titling on spine. Jacket has light edge wear with one small closed tear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Our Village

By: Mitford, Mary Russell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 15719

Condition: Fine


Duodecimo (19.5 cm), pp. 423. Reprint. Marbled boards with blue quarter cloth. Dark green slipcase and publisher's ink on top edge of text block. Includes wood engravings by Joan Hassall. Text is a selection from the original five volume edition published between 1824 and 1832. Slipcase in fine condition. View more info

Red Ruby Heart in a Cold Blue Sea

By: Morgan Callan Rogers

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8592

ISBN: 067002340X

Condition: Fine


Octavo. 305 pages. White boards with blue quarter-cloth. Silver spine text. Author's initials stamped on front board. Appears unread. Very slight wear to corners of jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

White Dog Fell From the Sky

By: Morse, Eleanor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 2013

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10057

ISBN: 0670026409

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 354. Orange boards with rust colored quarter cloth binding and black text on spine. Bumping on tail of spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info