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Girl from Soldier Creek

By: Patricia Foster

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Montgomery, AL, River City Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 8586

Condition: Very good


Octavo. 482pp. Heavy rubbing and sticker residue on back cover . View more info

When Christ and His Saints Slept

By: Penman, Sharon Kay

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1995

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9292

ISBN: 0805010157

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24cm), pp. 746. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Edges and corners of boards show slight rubbing and bumping. Dust jacket slightly curled at edges, shows rubbing. Includes color maps and family tree. Book has black cloth bookmark. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Blood Line: Stories of Fathers and Sons

By: Quammen, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Graywolf Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 20691

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 169. Signed by author on title page. Black wraps with cover art by Kris Ellingsen. Stated first printing with number line beginning with "2" (Graywolf's method for designating a first until around 2000 --Zempel/Verkler, p. 238). Light bumping to corners, rubbing to back. Includes the short stories "Walking Out" (recently adapted into the film by Alex and Andrew Smith), "Nathan's Rime" and "Uriah's Letter." Early fiction by the author best known for his science and environmental writing such as Song of the Dodo and Spillover. First Edition. View more info

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Blood Line: Stories of Fathers and Sons

By: Quammen, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Johnson Books: 2000

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25028

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 182. Signed by author on title page. First Johnson Books edition. Black and gray wraps with illustration by Adam DeKraker. Light shelf wear. Includes the short stories "Walking Out" (recently adapted into the film by Alex and Andrew Smith), "Nathan's Rime" and "Uriah's Letter." Early fiction by the author best known for his science and environmental writing such as Song of the Dodo and Spillover. View more info

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If I Don't Six

By: Reid, Elwood

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25843

ISBN: 0385491190

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 259. Signed by author on title page. Black boards with black quarter paper and silver spine titling. Black endpapers. White jacket with photo a a football player's hand. Minor bumping to corners and rubbing to jacket. The first novel by the author of What Salmon Know and Midnight Sun, If I Don't Six examines the seedy underbelly of college football. Reid, who attended the University of Michigan on a football scholarship, wrote truthfully and eloquently about the dark aspects of the game. Currently, he writes and produces for television, notably The Bridge, Hawaii Five-O and... View more info

The Lost Woods

By: Rice, H. William

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Columbia, SC, University of South Carolina Press: 2014

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13839

ISBN: 1611173299

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 163. Small smudge on front free endpaper, otherwise appears unread. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Amity & Sorrow

By: Riley, Peggy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown & Co.: 2013

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9443

ISBN: 0316220884

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24cm), pp. 312. Tan speckled boards with gilt text on spine and "LB" stamped on front board. Spine slightly cocked, back of dust jacket shows some rubbing. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Borges: A Reader

By: Rodriquez Monegal, Emir and Alastair Reid

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20606

ISBN: 0525069984

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 369. Cream quarter cloth over brown boards. Jacket with Borges' photo on back. Includes 118 of Borges' pieces, both fiction and poetry, grouped by era and subject. Jacket has edge wear, darkening on verso along top edge, and is clipped. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Love and Fatigue in America

By: Roger King

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Press: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9210

ISBN: 0299287203

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 273. Tan boards with brown text on spine. Bumping on corners and spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Mrs. Freud

By: Rosen, Nicolle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Arcade Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 10351

ISBN: 1559707836

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 218. First edition thus. Gray boards with red lettering on spine. Dust jacket present. View more info

The Salt God's Daughter

By: Ruby, Ilie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Soft Skull Press: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9322

ISBN: 1619020025

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 338. Teal boards with tan quarter cloth binding and silver text on spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Lost in America

By: Sachs, Marilyn

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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Blessington d'Orsay

By: Sadleir, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1983

Seller ID: 15690

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24.5 cm), pp. 305. Reprint. Red paper with decorative gilt, green quarter cloth and gray slipcase. Publisher's ink on top edge of text block. Includes color and black and white illustrations. Bookplate on front pastedown, spine is slightly faded. Slipcase in near fine condition. View more info

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Beirut 39: New Writing from the Arab World

By: Samuel, Maalouf, Amin Shimon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2010

Seller ID: 1657

ISBN: 1608192024

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 304. Advance reading copy. Tear on back wrap has been taped. Foreword by Tahar Ben Jalloun. View more info

Drowning Lessons

By: Selgin, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 2008

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13980

ISBN: 0820332100

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 233. Navy boards with gilt titling. Jacket has closed tear at head of spine. Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for short fiction. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Fountain of St. James Court

By: Sena Jeter Naslund

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2013

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8578

ISBN: 0061579327

Condition: Near fine


Octavo. 434pp. Slight bumping on corners. White boards with light blue quarter cloth binding and coper text on spine. Promotional material inserted. Jacket shows bumping along front bottom edge. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Rührende Begebenheiten und merkwürdige Gebetserhörungen

By: Shaw, S.B.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Elkhart, IN, Young People's Paper Association: 1896

Seller ID: 8140

Condition: Good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 128. Pictorial boards with blue quarter cloth binding, faint traces remain of red publishers stain to all text block edges. German language: "Touching Incidents and Remarkable Answers to Prayer." Numerous black and white (and somewhat creepy) illustrations. Foreword by author written in Grand Rapids, Michigan, 11 May 1895. Boards have substantial wear, with names written in pencil on front endpapers. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Letters from Yellowstone

By: Smith, Diane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26156

ISBN: 0670886319

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 226. Beige boards with red quarter-paper and gilt spine text. Signed and warmly inscribed by author on half-title page. Minor edge wear to jacket and bumping to spine ends. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

This Bright River

By: Somerville, Patrick

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Reagan Arthur: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9271

ISBN: 0316129313

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 451. Brown boards with copper text on spine, "L.B." stamped on front board. Head and tail of spine show minor bumping, some rubbing on back of dust jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko

By: Stambach, Scott

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17607

ISBN: 1250081866

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 326. Red boards with silver spine text. Publisher's press copy laid in. Appears unread. 1/8" closed tear at bottom of jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info