Books of Fiction Authors M to Q
Arranged alphabetically by author.


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    MacCarthy, Cormac:  Cities of the Plain.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and the author's initials in gilt on the front board. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 3/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. The third volume in The Border Trilogy. 292 pages of text.
    TB31457  $25.00




  • Maclean, Alistar:  Caravan to Vaccares.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1970. First Edition, First printing. Fine in very clean, charcoal colored cloth boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 1/4" closed tear to the upper edge of the front panel & light rubbing to the spine ends. The author's 13th novel.
    TB07573  $9.80



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    Mailer, Norman:  The Time Of Our Time.  New York: Random House, (1998). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and red paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the second free end page without a date or an inscription. 1286 pages.
    TB31205  $25.00




  • Malamud, Bernard:  The Tenants.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Gir, 1971. First Edition, First printing. Fine in organge cloth covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with a tiny rub mark at the base of the spine area A novel dealing with "a portrait of the terror and violence of racial confrontation". The author's eighth work of fiction. The author has twice won the National Book Award.
    TB05649  $24.50




  • Malouf, David:  The Conversations at Curlow Creek.  New York: Pantheon Books, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket.
    TB06002  $9.80



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    Malzberg, Barry:  Beyond Apollo.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1991. Collector's Edition. Fine in full dark gray leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both covers. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2". The end sheets are printed paper with a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. Containing 138 pages of text. With artwork by David Deitrick and with an introduction by George Zebrowski. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The Masterpieces of Science Fiction. A very handsome, tight, clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB25936  $50.00



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    Mamet, David, and Donald Sultan:  Warm and Cold.  New York: The Grove Press, (1988). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout.
    TB29997  $15.00



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    Marquez, Gabriel Garcia:  The General In His Labyrinth.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine. An octavo measuring 8" by 5 3/8" with a prior owner's name at the upper edge of the third free end page. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 188 pages of text. Translated from the Spanish by Eith Grossman.
    TB28379  $20.00



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    Marryat, Captain Frederick:  The Pacha Of Many Tales; Percival Keene; The Mission Or Scenes In Africa; The Privateersman; and, The King's Own (Author's Connoisseur Edition).  Boston: Dana Estes & Company, n.d. (1898). Limited Edition, Author's Connoisseur Edition. All five volumes of the original set of 24 volumes are in very good+ to very good- condition all in 3/4 red, morocco leather and red, marbled paper covered boards with five raised bands on the spines with gilt text and gilt tool work in the compartments. The top edges of the text blocks are gilt and the end pages match the marbled paper on the . boards. Each is an octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 3/4 with the leather rubbed and worn at the tips of the boards. The volume of The King's Own has its upper fore corner of the front board chewed away to a depth of 3/8ths of an inch. Each volume is a limited edition of 74 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies, and each is identified as number 27. Each volume contains from 287 to 397 pages and each is illustrated with double frontispiece and multiple plates from engravings. The contents are all clean, free of foxing and tanning and with no prior ownership markings. Each contains a general introduction by W. L. Courtney.
    TB31646  $275.00



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    Marshall, Paule:  Soul Clap Hands and Sing.  New York: Antheneum, 1961. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 red-orange cloth and brick red paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine, orange end sheets and the top edge of the text block is stained pink. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with just a touch of dampness staining to the rear flap. 177 pages of text. A collection of four short novellas. The author's third book. A clean, tight and unread copy.
    TB25089  $60.00



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    Marvel, IK.:  Reveries of A Bachelor: or, A Book Of The Heart.  Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, 1893. . Very good+ in purple cloth covered boards with black text on the spine. A 24mo measuring 5 3/4" by 4" with an early prior owner's name on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket. A collection of 29 short stories. 306 pages of text followed by two pages of ads by the publisher.
    TB24161  $10.00




  • Masefield, John:  The Taking of the Gry.  New York: The Macmillan Co., 1934. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in red cloth covered boards with decorated map end papers. In a very good+ dust jacket lightly worn at the spine ends and a narrow chip at the top of the front panel. The author, better known as a Poet Laureate, produced this tale that takes place on the Eastern Spanish Main.
    TB05580  $6.72




  • Mason, Bobbie Ann:  In Country.  New York: Harper & Row, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Near fine, corners bumped else fine. In a near fine dust jacket with the upper corner worn, else fine. The author's first novel which was made into a film.
    TB03298  $28.00




  • Mason, Bobbie Ann:  Feather Crowns.  New York: HarperCollins, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. A 1993 nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her fourth book and second work of fiction.
    TB03166  $19.60




  • Mason, F. Van Wyck:  Trumpets Sound No More.  Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1975. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a prior owner's name on the first free end paper. In a very good+ dust jacket with very modest wear and rubbing to the spine ends. An historical novel which deals with the years following Appomattox in the south's efforts to return to normal amid the devastation and gangs of wandering, pillaging ex-soldiers.
    TB07802  $12.60



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    Masters, John:  Trial At Monomoy.  New York and Evanston: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with gilt and black text on the spine and a gilt facsimile of the author's signature on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4 by 5 5/8 inches. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing and light wear and short closed tears at the upper corners of the spine area and at the upper fore corner of the front panel. 341 pages of text. The author's first novel with an American setting. (from the dust jacket flap) A bright and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28756  $60.00




  • Masters, John:  To the Coral Strand.  New York: Harper & Row, 1962. First Edition, First printing. Fine in coral cloth covered boards with black text stamping on the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with a small (1/8") chip at the top edge of the spine area and rubbed at the fold to the front flap.
    TB06328  $9.80




  • Matthews, Greg:  The Further Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.  New York: Crown Publishing, 1983. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 light green cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. Although Australian by birth, the author is now living in the US. This is his first book. This novel takes the story of Huck and Jim beyond where Mark Twain left off.
    TB05289  $22.05



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    Matthiessen, Peter:  Seal Pool.  Garden City: Doubleday, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in color illustrated cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and with a color illustration on the front board with black text. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 3/8 inches. In a near fine, price clipped dust jacket however, the jacket's original price was clipped to allow the publisher to attach a new price on a sticker. Signed by the author on a bookplate which is tipped on to the first free end page. 79 pages of text with 17 color plates Illustrated by William Pene duBois. Matthiessen first book for children.
    TB29304  $250.00



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    Matthiessen, Peter:  Raditzer.  New York: Viking Press, 1961. First Edition, First printing. Very good in 1/4 white cloth and blue paper covered boards with blue text stamping on the spine. The spine is soiled and the front board is somewhat bowed. In a very good price clipped dust jacket with light wear and flecking of the colors, creasing and short closed tears at ends of the spine and at the folds. The spine area is also slightly faded. Laid-in is an envelope from the author containing an undated short letter on an index card regarding his willingness to answer questions of the recipient on his book The Snow Leopard. It is signed "Sincerely | Peter Matthiessen" The author's fourth book and third novel which takes place on a troop transport vessel near the end of World War II. 152 pages of text.
    TB16769  $125.00



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    Matthiessen, Peter:  Lost Man's River.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1997. Signed First Edition. Fine in full royal blue leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 9 3/16" tall by 5 3/4" deep containing 539 pages of text. Signed by the author on the specially tipped-in second free end page and accompanied with a laid-in Certificate of Authenticity from the publisher. This is copy number 573 of only 1,150 copies signed and numbered by the author. One of The Easton Press' signed, first edition, leather bound books. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates to mar its appearance.
    TB19530  $125.00



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    Matthiessen, Peter:  Raditzer.  New York: Viking Press, 1961. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and blue paper covered boards with blue text stamping on the spine. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 3/8". In a very good unclipped dust jacket with a 1/8" deep chip at the upper rear corner of the spine area and with a 1/4" deep closed tear at the front corner. The spine area is faded to a light blue and that hue carries around to the front panel by another 1/3". The author's fourth book and third novel which takes place on a troop transport vessel near the end of World War II. 152 pages of text. Overall, an excellent and very collectible copy!
    TB23672  $125.00



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    Matthiessen, Peter:  At Play In The Fields Of The Lord.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 2001. Collector's Edition. Fine in full, dark green leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine, gilt text and tool work within the compartments, gilt tool work on both boards, silk end sheets, gilt to the edges of the text block and there is a placement ribbon sewn-in at the top of the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author on the second free end page. Laid-in is the publisher's note card about the author and this book. 373 pages of text. This title was nominated for the 1965 National Book Award.
    TB24401  $100.00



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    Mayhew, Ralph, and Burges Johnson:  Little Mischief Bubble Book.  New York: Harper & Brothers, (1920). . Very good in illustrated paper covered boards containing two of the three, three records. The first being "There was a Little Girl" and the second being "Oh Dear What Can the Matter be?". The recordings are sung by Bobby Shaftoe.Both records appear to be in good shape. Without a dust jacket. The tenth volume in the Harper-Columbia Book That Sings. 16 pages of text illustrated with four color pages by Rhoda Chase.
    TB31903  $50.00




  • McCaig, Donald:  The Butte Polka.  New York: Rawson, Wade Publishers, 1980. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 brown cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. This Butte, Montana born author's first novel under his own name.
    TB13177  $25.00




  • McCaig, Donald:  An American Home Place.  New York: Crown Publishers, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Near fine with remainder mark on top edge of the text block. In a fine dust jacket.
    TB02414  $14.00




  • McCutchan, Philip:  Tom Chatto: Apprentice.  London: Weidenfeld & Nicolso, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in charcoal cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. Preceded the US publication which was entitled: The Second Mate which was not released until July of 1996.
    TB06295  $15.00




  • McCutchan, Philip:  Tom Chatto, Second Mate.  London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in charcoal cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. Preceded the US publication which was entitled: The Second Mate which was not released until July of 1996.
    TB06294  $10.00




  • McCutchan, Philip:  Coach North.  New York: Walker & Company, 1974. First Edition, First printing. Fine in ivory paper covered boards with black text on the spine. In a very near fine dust jacket with only slight slight rubbing at the corners and ends of the spine area. A sightseeing coach is hijacked while on its way north to the Scotish Highlands by a group of militants who will hold the tourists hostage until their spy associates are released.
    TB11018  $10.00




  • McCutchan, Philip:  The Second Mate.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The second novel in the Tom Chatto series.
    TB04865  $5.25




  • McCutchan, Philip:  The New Lieutenant.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The third in the Tom Chatto series where the protagonist leaves the Merchant Marine for the Royal Navy Reserve. He serves on a vessel in the Mediterranean to draw enemy U-boat fire.
    TB04863  $3.00



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    McGuane, Thomas:  The Sporting Club.  New York: First Edition, 1968. First Edition, First Printing. Very near fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with the front hinge begining to part. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with a small nick and soiling to the upper rear corner of the spine area where it meets the rear panel and mild staining to the outside edges of the rear flap. Signed by the author on the first free end page without a date or inscription. This was McGuane's first book which has become quite uncommon in such nice condition. It is a work of fiction which deals with two men who "resume a long-standing and destructive competitive friendship" while at a hunting and fishing club in Michigan.
    TB31648  $200.00



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    McGuane, Thomas:  The Sporting Club.  New York: First Edition, 1968. First Edition, First Printing. Very near fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with a prior owner's name on the upper edge of the first free end paper and mild foxing to the fore edge of the text block. There is also a very small area on the cloth at the heel of the spine which is slightly sun faded. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with a 1/2" closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel and very slight wear at the ends of the spine area. The prior owner's name at the upper edge of the front free end paper is none other than William Shirer (1903 -1993), who was a journalist and one of "Morrow Boys" broadcasting the news of Europe in the early days of World War II. His most famous volumes were Berlin Diary and The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich. This was McGuane's first book which has become quite uncommon in such nice condition. It is a work of fiction which deals with two men who "resume a long-standing and destructive competitive friendship" while at a hunting and fishing club in Michigan.
    TB19035  $150.00



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    McGuane, Thomas:  The Bushwhacked Piano.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and black images of bats on the front board. An octavo of 8 1/16 by 5 1/2 inches with a black remainder mark on the lower edge of the text block and with the first 7/8ths inch neatly cut from fore edge of the first free end page. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with slight tanning to the spine area and outside edges of the panels. Signed by the author on the first free end page without a date or an inscription. The author's second book. 220 pages of text.
    TB31649  $150.00




  • McGuane, Thomas:  Panama.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1978. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 green cloth and green paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Signed by the author on the title page.
    TB13588  $95.00




  • McGuane, Thomas:  Ninety-two in the Shade.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Gir, 1973. First Edition. Near fine with edges of boards lightly faded. In a fine dust jacket. The author's third book.
    TB01190  $75.00




  • McGuane, Thomas:  Panama.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Gir, 1978. First Edition. Fine with the upper & lower edges lightly faded in light green 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine jacket with a 1/16" soil mark on the spine area. Considered by the author to be his best book.
    TB04487  $65.00




  • McGuane, Thomas:  Nothing but Blue Skies.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. First Edition. Near fine in 1/4 blue cloth and paper covered boards with top 1" of front cover very slightly faded. In a fine dust jacket. Signed and dated in 1992 by the author on the title page.
    TB05761  $55.00




  • McGuane, Thomas:  Keep the Change.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. First Edition. Fine In a near fine dust jacket with the head of the spine very slightly rubbed and sticker glue on the rear panel on top of the bar code.
    TB04200  $30.00




  • McGuane, Thomas:  Nothing but Blue Skies.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. First Edition. Fine, In a near fine dust jacket with a very small (1/16") nick on front panel.
    TB01915  $25.00




  • McGuane, Thomas:  Panama.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Gir, 1978. First Edition, First printing. Near fine with the heel of the spine area dampness stained in light green 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with a hint of wear to the base of the spine area. Considered by the author to be his best book.
    TB04486  $20.00



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    McGuane, Thomas:  Keep the Change.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 tan cloth and light green paper covered boards with green metallic text on the spine and a facsimile of the author's signature on the front board. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 1/2. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed without an inscription by the author on the title page. 230 pages of text. A fine, bright and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29322  $12.00



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    McMurtry, Larry:  The Last Picture Show.  New York: The Dial Press, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in tannish cloth covered boards with metallic red text on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 3/8 inches with the cloth on the spine showing a minor 3/16th inch stain on its lower quarter. Without its issued dust jacket. A very clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. 280 pages of text. The author's uncommon third novel.
    TB33063  $125.00




  • McMurtry, Larry:  Daughter of the Tejas.  Greenwich: N. Y. Garphic Soc., 1965. First Edition 2nd State DJ. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with brown text on the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel and a small nick at the base of the spine area. Ghost written by McMurtry for Ophelia Ray. Contained in the second state dust jacket which has a white background. Despite the noted flaws this is still a very presentable, handsome copy.
    TB09834  $40.00




  • McMurtry, Larry:  Zeke and Ned.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. Co-authored with Diana Ossana. A review copy with the publisher's material laid-in.
    TB05501  $10.50




  • McNamer, Deirdre:  Rima in the Weeds.  New York: HarperCollins, 1991. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author's first novel which takes place in a small Montana town in the high plains. Well reviewed on the back panel by Barbara Kingsolver, James Welch, Stephanie Vaughn & Ian Frazier.
    TB05646  $45.00




  • McNamer, Deirdre:  One Sweet Quarrel.  New York: HarperCollins, 1994. First Edition. Fine in paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author's second novel which takes place in Shelby, Montana in the early 1920's and involves the famous fight between Jack Dempsey and Tommy Gibbons of 1923.
    TB05762  $35.00




  • Mears, Richard C.:  Ebb of the River.  New York: Wyndham Books, 1980. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 green cloth and gilt decorated paper covered boards with a remainder mark on the lower edge of the text block near the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap with a minor 1/2" stain in the lower center of the front panel. Signed and warmly inscribed by the author on the first free end paper. A fictional memoir of a boy and a river.
    TB11590  $14.70




  • Mendelsohn, Jane:  I Was Amelia Earhart.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in white cloth covered boards. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. The author's first book which became a run away best seller. The first edition had a limited print run.
    TB06743  $10.00



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    Michener, James:  Tales of the South Pacific.  Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1986. Franklin Library Edition. Fine in dark blue leather covered boards with gilt text and decorations stamped between four raised bands on the spine. With gilt tool work on both boards and marbled paper end sheets. The edges of the text block are in gilt and there is a silk placement ribbon sewn into the binding. Michener won a Pulitzer for this title in 1948. One of the volumes from The Franklin LIbrary's collection of The Pulitzer Prize Classics. 415 pages of text with illustrations by Philippe Weisbecker.
    TB26166  $75.00



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    Michener, James A.:  My Lost Mexico.  Austin: State House Press, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10 by 7 inches with old glue stains on the fixed end sheets where the jacket flap were once fixed. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with corresponding glue stains on the verso ends of the flaps. The story of Michener's efforts to find his lost manuscript for the book Mexico which was written in the 1960's and his search to develop self-confidence. 165 pages of text.
    TB29180  $35.00




  • Michener, James A.:  Recessional.  New York: Random House, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine. In a near fine dust jacket with the flap price clipped. else fine.
    TB02712  $9.80




  • Michener, James A.:  Legacy.  New York: Random House, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine. Near fine as the front flap has been price clipped.
    TB01171  $3.50



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    Miller, Arthur:  Death of a Salesman.  New York: The Viking Press, 1977. First Edition, Signed Limited Edition. Near fine in heavy brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a gilt facsimile of the author's signature on the front board and with illustrated end sheets. A small octavo measuring 8 1/16 by 5 1/2 inches with the cloth on the spine slightly faded and with a small prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a near fine cloth covered slip case. One of only 500 special autographed editions with this copy identified as number 308 and signed by the author on the fly title page. This title brought Miller an international reputation as it became his second Broadway success after All My Sons (1947). Many consider it his masterpiece and perhaps the best play written by an American. The play was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1949 in the drama category. 139 pages of text and script. Illustrated with eight plates from black and white photographs. An exceptional copy of an award winning play.
    TB31420  $500.00



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    Milne, A. A.:  A Gallery Of Children.  Philadelphia: David McKay Company, (1925). . Very good in light blue cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board with a printed, color paper label surrounded with a black border on the front board. A quarto measuring 12" by 9" with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and two small rents to the cloth at the lower edge of the boards. There is also two small tannish stains to the upper corner of the front board. 105 pages of text illustrated with twelve color plates by H. Willebeek Le Mair. Page 15 has a three inch closed tear to its lower edge which has been professionally repaired.
    TB24819  $50.00



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    Milne, A. A.:  Year In, Year Out.  New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., (1952). First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/4" with a number of small white spots to the rear board. In a very good+ unclippped dust jacket with a 1/8" chip from the upper rear corner of the spine area and several very short closed tears around the edges of the panels. 215 pages of text with illustrations by E. H. Shepard.
    TB25046  $35.00



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    Minarik, Else Holmelund:  Little Bear's Visit.  New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1961. Post 1962 Reprint. Fine in printed, glossy, pictorial paper covered boards. An octavo measuring 8 1/2 by 6 inches with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down behind the jacket flap. In a near fine dust jacket matching the paper covered boards. The front flap shows a price of $1.95 at the upper corner of the front flap and the lower corner of the front flap has been clipped. The lower left corner of the jacket flap has a code of "40-80". The verso side of the jacket is printed with other Harper "I Can Read" titles. The upper fore corner of the rear panel at the fold to the rear flap shows a minor 1/8" chip. An "I Can Read Book". 64 pages with illustrations by Maurice Sendak with five other titles by the author listed on the verso side of the half title page. A Caldecott runner-up. A very fine copy with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down behind the jacket flap. (Hanrahan A47)
    TB26863  $40.00



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    Minarik, Else Holmelund:  Little Bear.  New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1957). Post 1962 Reprint. Fine in printed, glossy, pictorial paper covered boards. An octavo measuring 8 1/2 by 6 inches with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down behind the jacket flap. In a near fine, non-plasticized dust jacket matching the paper covered boards. The front flap shows a black-out price above which is printed a price of $2.50. The lower corner of the front flap is clipped. The verso side of the jacket lists the other titles in the Harper I CAN READ Books. The upper fore corner of the rear panel at the fold to the rear flap shows a minor 1/8" chip and there is minor, faint soiling to the spine area. An "I Can Read Book". 63 pages with illustrations by Maurice Sendak. A very fine copy with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down behind the jacket flap. (Hanrahan A26)
    TB26864  $30.00




  • Mitchard, Jacquelyn:  The Deep End of the Ocean.  New York: Viking Penquin, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in blind stamped blue green paper covered boards. In a fine jacket with a tiny scuff mark at the top edge of the spine area. This title was selected as an alternative Book of the Month Club title. The author's first book of fiction and a major best seller.
    TB04991  $14.70




  • Monsarrat, Nicholas:  The Master Mariner Running Proud.  London: Cassell, 1978. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. For 25 years the author dreamed of creating an epic tale encompassing 400 years of British Naval History as experienced by one man. The first volume in the work was The Master Mariner Running Proud published in 1978. The author's early death came shortly after starting the second volume.
    TB23846  $12.50




  • Monsarrat, Nicholas:  The Master Mariner Book 2 Darken Ship The Unfinished Novel.  New York: Wm. Morrow & Company, 1981. Second printing. Near fine in blue paper covered boards with modest spots of foxing on the lower edge of the text block. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The second volume in The Master Mariner series. This title was preceeded by Running Proud.
    TB23845  $5.00




  • Morrell, David:  Desperate Measures.  New York: Warner Books, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine. In a fine dust jacket. By the same author to write First Blood and Rambo, both of which were made into movies.
    TB07402  $7.35




  • Morrison, Toni:  Paradise.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. First Edition. Fine in black cloth covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine and front board. In a fine dust jacket. The Nobel Prize winning author's novel of the story of a small town in Oklahoma during the mid-1970's.
    TB05912  $45.00




  • Mosher, Howard Frank:  The Fall of the Year.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 linen and paper covered boards with black text stamping on the spine. In a fine jacket with price intact on the front flap. Signed by the author on the title page.
    TB11160  $28.00




  • Mosher, Howard F.:  North Country.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. A personal journey along the border country area which separates the US from Canada. Well reviewed with blurbs by Lawrence Millman, Frank McCourt, Richard Ford and Howard Norman. The author's sixth book.
    TB05311  $24.50




  • Mosher, Howard Frank:  The Fall Of The Year.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 tan cloth and paper covered boards with black text on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. A review copy with a 4 1/2" by 6 1/2" black and white photograph of the author from the publisher laid-in.
    TB17139  $14.00




  • Mosley, Walter:  RL's Dream.  New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. Walter Mosley is best known for his Easy Rawlins crime mysteries. However, with this book the author departs from his normal course and supplies a book of rare insight into the world of black tragedy and the blues.
    TB04338  $12.25



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    Mowat, Farley:  The World of Farley Mowat.  Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1980. First CN Editon. Fine. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket very slight wrinkling at its the ends of the spine area. A collection of Mowat's works. 338 pages.
    TB02115  $25.00




  • Murray, Earl:  The River of Sundown.  New York: Tom Doherty Assoc., 1996. First Edition. Fine in black paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. A review copy with the publisher's materials laid-in. The Montana native's book of historical fiction which takes place in the Montana Territory.
    TB05950  $30.00




  • Murray, Earl:  Spirit of the Moon.  New York: Tom Doherty Assoc., 1996. First Edition. Fine in black paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. This Montana author's book of historical fiction which takes place in the early 1840's in what is now Arizona, Utah and Wyoming.
    TB05939  $25.00




  • Naipaul, V. S.:  Guerrillas.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with black text on the front board and silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with a price clipped jacket flap. The 7th novel by this Booker Prize winning author.
    TB05471  $17.15




  • Naylor, Gloria:  Linden Hills.  New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and light gray paper covered boards with silver and red text on the spine In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with mild hints of rubbing to the ends of the spine area. 304 pages of text. A clean, tight, bright and unread copy.
    TB25093  $10.00




  • Needle, Jan:  A Fine Boy For Killing.  London: Andre Deutsch, 1979. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in medium blue paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap and with only a modest amount of curling and rubbing at the upper edge of the spine area and front panel. The first book in the William Bentley series.
    TB13422  $6.00




  • Nelson, James L.:  The Blackbirder.  New York: William Morrow, 2001. First Edition, First printing. Fine in purple paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The second volume in the author's The Brethern of the Coast series. If follows The Guardship. 336 pages of text.
    TB16273  $10.00



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    Nelson, James L.:  All The Brave Fellows.  New York: Pocket Books, 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in gray and white paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Captain Isaac Biddlecomb is under orders to sail to Philadelphia before invading British Forces can take the newly completed 28-gun frigate, Falmouth, and sail her to sea. Well reviewed with one critic calling Nelson the "American counterpart to Patrick O'Brian."
    TB28411  $7.50




  • Nelson, James L.:  The Maddest Idea.  New York: Pocket Books, 1997. First Trade Paperback Edition. Very near fine in illustrated heavy paper wraps. The second volume in the Revolution at Sea Trilogy which takes place during the late summer of 1775 when the American troops are in desperate need of powder and shot. Isaac Biddlecomb leads a daring raid to Bermuda to capture what is needed.
    TB17616  $5.00



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    Nevin, David:  1812.  New York: Tom Doherty Assoc., 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with only a hint of rubbing to the upper edge of the spine area. Warmly inscribed to a prior owner by the author and dated in the year of publication on the title page. Author of the bestseller, Dream West. The jacket contains very favorable reviews by John Jakes, James Michener, Thomas Fleming, Philip B. Kunhardt and Edmund S. Muskie.
    TB23320  $35.00




  • Nevin, David:  1812.  New York: Tom Doherty Assoc., 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and paper covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with just a hint of rubbing at the ends of the spine area. Author of the bestseller, Dream West. The jacket contains very favorable reviews by John Jakes, James Michener, Thomas Fleming, Philip B. Kunhardt and Edmund S. Muskie.
    TB10465  $21.00




  • Nevin, David:  Eagle's Cry.  New York: Tom Doherty Assoc., 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap and with. modest rubbing to the fold to the front flap. An historical fiction novel dealing with the Louisiana Purchase.
    TB13286  $17.50




  • Nicholson, Meredith:  The Little Brown Jug at Keldare.  Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1908. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with orange text stamping on the spine and front board and decorated with green and white embossing. The cloth at the corners of the boards and at the head and heel of the spine are worn. Otherwise the book is tight and clean. There is a gift inscription with a date of "Dec 25/08" on the front free end paper. Illustrated with drawings by James Montgomery Flagg. 422 pages of text and illustrations.
    TB17524  $17.50



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    Nodier, Charles:  The Luck Of The Bean-Rows.  London: Damoe;O'Connor, [1921]. . Good in its original decorated, paper covered boards with a 1/4 blue cloth spine. A small quarto of 9 5/8 by 6 inches with wear and rubbing to the exterior edges of both boards and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. There is a prior owner's book plate reading "Brian Douglas Stilwell" on the front paste down. Without a dust jacket. Subtitled: "A Fairy Tale Translated From the French Of Charles Nodier" 60 pages of text illustrated with vignettes of colored line drawings by Claud Lovat Fraser.
    TB31906  $50.00



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    Nordhoff, Charles, and James Norman Hall:  The Bounty Trilogy Comprising the Three Volumes: Mutiny on the Bounty; Men Against the Sea & Pitcairn's Island.  Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1940. First Edition, Wyeth Edition. Very good+ in its original blue cloth covered boards with tarnished gilt text and decorations on the spine and with a bark circled with a compass rose in gilt on the front board and with map end sheets. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/2 inches with a gift inscription on the first free end page and with light rubbing to the cloth at the tips of the boards. In a good+, unclipped dust jacket with 1/3 inch deep chips from the upper edge of the spine area, several closed tears to the panels some of which have been repaired with cellophane tape. This is the rather uncommon Wyeth Edition so named because of the frontispiece and 10 color plates from paintings by N. C. Wyeth. 903 pages of text and with illustrations by N. C. Wyeth as aforesaid. A testament to the strong binding and care this copy has seen is the fact that such a thick book has not suffered a concave spine which is so common with books of this length.
    TB32182  $150.00




  • Norman, Howard:  The Bird Artist.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Gir, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine jacket except for small white spot (1/32") on face. A finalist for the 1994 National Book Award. Norman authored The Northern Lights which was also a nominee for the National Book Award in 1987.
    TB02348  $24.50




  • Nunn, Kem:  Pomona Queen.  New York: Pocket Books, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Near fine with remainder dot on bottom edge. In a near fine dust jacket with very slight curling at the top edges of the front and rear panels. The author's third book.
    TB04907  $14.70




  • Nunn, Kem:  The Dogs of Winter.  New York: Scribner, 1997. Advance Reader's Copy. Fine in paper wraps with the same cover art that appeared on the hardback trade edition. Without a dust jacket as issued. With promotional materials from the publisher laid-in. The author's fourth book which was well reviewed upon its debut.
    TB05377  $14.00



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    O'Brian, Patrick:  The Mauritius Command.  London: Collins, 1977. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark green paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with the head and heel of the spine very faintly faded. There is a prior owner's name, date and price in ink on the first free end page. In a fine dust jacket with the price clipped from the front flap. The 4th volume in the Aubrey/Maturin canon which opens with Aubrey "on the beach" waiting for a command. After suffering through less than domestic bliss he finally is given command of a naval frigate and sent with secret orders to the Cape of Good Hope. "His ultimate destination is to capture the French island bases of Reunion and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean." A splendid copy!
    TB31857  $450.00



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    O'Brian, Patrick:  Treason's Harbour.  London: Collins, 1983. First Edition. Near fine but an x-library copy which has been rebound in simulated red cloth covered boards with the typical cancelation marks & pocket. In a very good+ dust jacket with very moderate rubbing at the corners and ends of the spine area. The ninth volume in the Aubrey/Maturin series. This title was never published in the US in a hardbound format until W. W. Norton recently re-published the series in a uniform dust jacket set. Only 5,250 copies of the first edition were published.
    TB12008  $65.00



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    O'Brian, Patrick:  Blue at the Mizzen.  London: HarperCollins, (1999). First Edition. Fine in blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 1/4 inches. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The 20th volume in the Jack Aubrey and Stephen Marturin canon.
    TB32425  $25.00



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    O'Brian, Patrick:  Patrick O'Brian: Critical Essays and a Bibliography.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1994. First Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with minor dust staining to the top edge of the text block. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" with the "erratum" slip laid-in at the front of the book. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Edited by A. E. Cunningham. Numerous essays by critics, historians and admirers including Charlton Heston as well as a thorough bibliography.
    TB29225  $20.00




  • O'Brian, Patrick:  The Unknown Shore.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1995. First Edition. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Originally published in Great Britain in 1959. This is a prequil to O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series.
    TB02883  $10.00




  • O'Brian, Patrick:  The Wine-Dark Sea.  New York: W. W. Norton Co., 1993. First Amer. Edition. Fine, in half cloth and paper covered boards with gilt lettering and an embossed "POB" on the front cover. In a fine dust jacket. The 16th volume in the Aubury-Maturin series.
    TB05487  $9.00




  • O'Brian, Patrick:  The Commodore.  New York: W.W. Norton, 1995. First U.S. Edition. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. The seventeenth volume in the Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin series.
    TB02793  $5.00




  • O'Brian, Patrick:  The Yellow Admiral.  New York: W.W. Norton, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and paper covered boards with a blind embossed POB on the front board and with a prior owner's name and date on the second free end paper. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The sequel to O'Brian's book: The Commodore and the 18th volume in the Aubrey/Maturin series. 262 pages of text.
    TB26142  $5.00



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    O'Brian, Patrick:  The Hundred Days.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1998. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and decorated paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 3/4 inches. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. The 19th volume in the Aubury/Maturin series which takes place after Napoleon escaped from Elba and Aubury has been appointed to command a squadron. 281 pages of text.
    TB32424  $5.00




  • O'Brien, Tim:  The Nuclear Age.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a near fine dust jacket with a hint of wear to the spine ends. Signed by the author on the title page.
    TB02984  $52.50




  • O'Brien, Dan:  Spirit of the Hills.  New York: Crown Publishing, In, 1988. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author's second book and first novel. With it the author won a Spur Award for best fist novel.
    TB07064  $45.00




  • O'Brien, Dan:  In The Center of the Nation.  New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1991. First Edition. Fine in tan, 1/4 linen and decorated paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and embossed signature on the front board. In a fine dust jacket. The author's fourth book and second novel. It is well reviewed w/ blurbs from Ron Hansen, Rick Bass and Jim Harrison. He has rec'd two National Endowment for the Arts Awards.
    TB07063  $40.00




  • O'Brien, Dan:  Brendan Prairie.  New York: Scribner, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page.
    TB03601  $17.15




  • O'Brien, Tim:  In the Lake of the Woods.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a near fine dust jacket.
    TB10481  $14.00




  • O'Hara, John:  Lovey Childs: A Philadelphian's Story.  New York: Random House, 1969. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in gold cloth covered boards with modest spotting on the boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with light wear and rubbing around the edges.
    TB08284  $4.90



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    O'Neill, Eugene:  Dynamo.  New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First Edition, Limited Edition. Near fine in mottled blue vellum covered boards with a gilt stamped white leather label on the spine and the facsimile of the author's signature in gilt on the front board. A small quarto measuring 10 by 7 5/8 inches with the blue coloring mostly faded on the spine as is typically seen. Without a dust jacket; however, the book is protected with an acetate covering and is contained within a very good paper covered slip case with a design of spider webs in relief on the covers. The edges of the opening of the slip case are heavily worn. One of only 775 copies each of which were signed and numbered by the author. This copy carries number 15 and is signed by Eugene O'Neill on the limitation page. 150 pages many of which remain un-opened. The text is printed in two colors.
    TB29022  $250.00



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    O'Neill, Charles:  Morning Time.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1949. First Edition, First printing. Very good in 1/4 red cloth and gray paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a facsimile of the author's gilt signature on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is very slightly tanned and the end pages are tanned from newspaper articles having been laid-in. In a very good- unclipped dust jacket with three small 1/8" deep chips from the upper edge of the spine area, 1/8" chips from the lower corners of the spine area which is faded and 1/4" deep chip at the lower edge of the front panel. Warmly signed and inscribed by the author on the first free end page and dated in the year of publication. Also, laid-in are 1) A newspaper review of this book title with a photograph of the author. 2) "A tribute to Charles O'Neill's Morning Time" by the publisher with a photograph. 3) A handwritten letter, signed by the author dated Oct. 17, 1949 which refers to a speaking engagement at a local bookstore and a monograph on the origins of the name "Nutmeg State". 3) A typed, signed letter from the author dated January 16, 1950 referring to the positive reviews from his book Morning Time. 392 pages of text followed by a one page commentary about the author. An historical fiction novel taking place just after the close of the Revolutionary War and culminates in the still struggling territory of Kentucky.
    TB22428  $125.00




  • O'Shaughnessy, Perri:  Unfit to Practice.  New York: Delacourte Press, 2002. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine but with four faint coffee spots on the top edge of the text block which do not impact the text. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. A novel of a woman attorney who is faced with the nightmare of losing her practice. 420 pages.
    TB17596  $10.00




  • Offutt, Chris:  Kentucky Straight.  New York: Vintage Books, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine in illustrated heavy paper wraps. A paperback book issued without a dust jacket. A collection of short stories. 167 pages followed by several pages of ads. The author's first book and rather uncommon.
    TB16579  $42.00




  • Opie, Iona and Peter:  I Saw Esau The Schoolchild's Pocket Book.  Cambridge: Candlewick Press, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark green paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with minor rubbing to the folds and corners of the spine area. The price is intact on the flap of the jacket. With illustrations by Maurice Sendak. 160 pages of text and illustrations.
    TB10582  $24.50



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    Ormar, James Allan:  William Wakefield. A Tale Of The West.  Minneapolis: Tribune Printing Company, 1899. First Edition. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small octavo of 7 5/8 by 5 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the tips of the boards. The end sheets are of a printed, floral design. Without a dust jacket. 256 pages of text. Illustrated with a single plate from a black and white photograph.
    TB29924  $20.00



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    Orwell, George:  Animal Farm.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1946). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in black cloth covered boards with slightly chipped gilt text on the spine. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 4 7/8 inches with hints of rubbing to the cloth at the ends of the spine area. In a very good+, dust jacket with the $1.75 price intact on the front flap with 1/4 inch deep chipping from the upper edge of the spine area and 1/8 chipping chipping from the lower edge of the same, rubbing to the fold at the fore edge of the front panel and small chips from the corners of the front panel at the folds. 118 pages of text. The contents are clean, bright and tight in their binding with no prior ownership markings. The "first American edition" of Orwell's famous allegory of Soviet era totalitarianism under Stalin in its first issue dust jacket without the statement "printed in the USA" on the rear flap.
    TB32916  $900.00




  • Ozick, Cynthia:  The Cannibal Galaxy.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and front board. In a fine dust jacket. The author's sixth book.
    TB05470  $12.25




  • Palliser, Marcus:  Devil of a Fix.  London: William Heinemann, 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap.
    TB11314  $6.00




  • Parker, Gilbert:  The Battle of the Strong A Romance of Two Kingdoms.  Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1898. First Edition, First printing. Very good with the spine faded with the upper edge of the spine worn and the first free end paper starting. 466 pages to include a two page lexicon of Jersey words and phrases. A novel of the Island of Jersey.
    TB06482  $10.00




  • Parkinson, C. Northcote:  Dead Reckoning.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1978. First US Editon. Fine with a former owner's stamp on the title page. In a fine dust jacket. The fourth volume in the Richard Delancey, R.N. series.
    TB07493  $10.00




  • Parkinson, C. Northcoate:  The Fireship.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1975. First Edition, First printing. Near fine. In a near fine dust jacket , with modest spine wear otherwise very bright & clean.
    TB03704  $5.00



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    Pater, Walter:  Marius The Epicurean His Sensations And Ideas.  London: Philip Lee Warner Publisher, 1913. Limited Edition. Both volumes of this two volume set are in good condition in 1/4 tan cloth and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stampings on the spines and front boards with the top edges of the text block gilt and untrimmed pages to the fore and lower edges. Both are small quartos measuring 9" by 6 1/4". Both volumes have short horizontal tears to the cloth across the spines and volume I has a 1/2" by 1/8" open tear to the cloth near the front gutter. Both have a prior owner's name and date on the first free end page. Without their issued dust jackets. One of only 1,000 limited edition copies printed (only 250 of which were reserved for sale in the U.S.) with this set identified as number 362 on the limitation page. Volume one contains 146 pages and volume two contains 134 pages of text.
    TB23557  $35.00



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    Paton, Alan:  Cry The Beloved Country.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1978. Limited Signed Edition. Fine in full light brown leather covered boards with extensive gilt tool work on the boards and with two raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work in the compartments. There are silk end papers with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All edges of the text block are gilt. A small quarto measuring 9 by 5 3/4 inches containing 297 pages of text and illustrated with color drawings by Howard Rogers. Signed by the author on the third free end paper. An extremely handsome, crisp clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates, inscriptions or book plates.
    TB31737  $125.00



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    Pauli, Hertha with illustrations by Susanne Suba: St. Nicholas' Travels.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1945. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in pictorial, cloth covered boards with blue decorations and text on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 6" with printed paper end sheets. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/8" deep chip from the upper edge of the spine area and several closed tears to the upper edge of the rear panel. 105 pages of text with illustrations by Susanne Suba.
    TB26918  $20.00




  • Pearson, Ridley:  Cut and Run.  New York: Hyperion, 2005. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and white paper covered boards with dark blue metallic text on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 368 pages of text.
    TB20653  $15.00




  • Pearson, Ridley:  Middle of Nowhere.  New York: Hyperion, 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and red paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap.
    TB12076  $12.60




  • Pearson, Ridley:  Parallel Lies.  New York: Hyperion, 2001. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with metalic green text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The author's fourteenth novel.
    TB15529  $7.00




  • Perkins, Wilder:  Hoare and the Portsmouth Atrocities.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998. First Edition, First printing. Fine in grey paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. A maritime mystery which involves Captain Bartholomew Hoare is no longer able to command one of King George III's ships and is assigned shore duty. This allows him to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a ship.
    TB09935  $35.00




  • Pesci, David:  Amistad.  New York: Marlowe & Company, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Although a novel, it is based on the actual events surrounding the uprising of 53 slaves on the Spanish slaver Amistad in 1839. A movie of the same name was created by Steven Spielberg.
    TB04161  $30.00



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    Pohl, Frederik:  Gateway.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1986. Collector's Edition. Fine in full light blue leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both covers. The end sheets are printed paper with a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6" containing 313 pages of text With the publisher's two page collector's notes laid-in. Illustrated with drawings by Vincent DiFate and with a special introduction by Algis Budrys. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The Masterpieces of Science Fiction. A very handsome, tight, clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB23592  $60.00



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    Pohl, Frederik:  Man Plus.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1990. Collector's Edition. Fine in full dark green decorated leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both covers with most of the embossed gilt decorations on the front and rear boards is missing. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 3/8". The end sheets are printed paper with a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. Containing 215 pages of text. With the publisher's two page collector's notes laid-in. Illustrated with drawings by Richard Powers and with an introduction by Stephen H. Goldman. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The Masterpieces of Science Fiction. A very tight and clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB25925  $60.00




  • Pope, Dudley:  Galleon.  London: Secker & Warburg, 1986. First U.K. Edition. Fine in red/orange paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The third novel in Pope's Ned York series.
    TB07491  $12.50



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    Pope, Dudley:  Ramage's Prize.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1974. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price clipped from the front flap. The fifth novel in Pope's Ramage series.
    TB28410  $12.50




  • Porter, Connie:  All-Bright Court.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and gray paper covered boards with metallic red text stamping on the spine with light gray end sheets. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 224 pages of text. A clean, tight, bright and unread copy.
    TB25090  $10.00



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    [Potter, Beatrix]:  The Tale Of Peter Rabbit.  New York: Hurst & Company, 1908. Pirated Edition. Good in light blue cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and on the front board together with an oval printed, paper label of rabbits. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 5 1/4" with wear and rubbing to the cloth on the spine and to the tips of the tips of the boards. There is also a long gift inscription dated "May 8th, 1915" on the first free end page. Unpaginated containing text and hand-colored line drawings throughout. This is an American, pirated version of Beatrix Potter's famous story. The complete absence of any attribution to her is a testament to the greed of the publisher and to a "Sheldon W. Anderson" whose name is shown below the copyright.
    TB28152  $125.00




  • Poyer, David:  China.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap.
    TB11690  $5.00




  • Preston, Richard:  The Hot Zone.  New York: Random House, 1994. 6th printing. Fine in black 1/4 cloth and paper covered board with white text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with very modest soiling on this predominantly white jacket. The author's third book and a runaway bestseller which dealt with the emergence of a "hot" lethal virus in 1989.
    TB10484  $7.00



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    Prose, Francine:  The Peaceable Kingdom.  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1993). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 1/2 inches with slight dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket contained within a protective cover. 232 pages of text. A collection of eleven short stories.
    TB32175  $20.00




  • Proulx, E. Annie:  Accordian Crimes.  New York: Scribner, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author's third book, Shipping News, won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. This is the author's fourth book and it was launched with much bravado.
    TB04935  $15.00



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    Proulx, Annie:  Bad Dirt Wyoming Stories 2.  New York: Scribner, (2004). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black and purple paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/8 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 219 pages. A collection of eleven short stories all taking place in Wyoming. A very handsome and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29309  $10.00



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    Proulx, Annie:  Fine Just the Way It Is Wyoming Stories 3.  New York: Scribner, (2008). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black and light yellow paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 221 pages of text. A collection of nine short stories all taking place in Wyoming. A very handsome and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29311  $10.00



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    Pudney, John:  The Green Grass Grew All Round.  London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1942. First Edition, First printing. Fine in bright green cloth covered boards with yellow text on the spine and illustrated end sheets. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" tall by 5" deep. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/4" deep closed tear at the lower edge of the spine area and light rubbing to the folds and to the upper edge of the spine area. Curiously, the verso side of the jacket is printed to accommodate Ogden Nash's book: The Primrose Path. Signed on the title page by the author. 130 pages of text. A novel of the tranquility of rural living during a time of war on a farm in the countryside of England. Illustrated with seven black and white photographs including the frontispiece.
    TB23279  $75.00



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