Books of Short Stories
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    Ade, George:  Bang! Bang! [A Collection of Stories Intended to Recall Memories of the Nickel Library Days When Boys Were Supermen and Murder a Fine Art].  New York: J. H. Sears & Co. Inc., (1928). First Edition. Good in 1/4 black cloth and decorated paper covered boards with a printed paper label on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with a 1/2 inch deep chip to the cloth at the heel of the spine and with the paper around the edges of the boards worn and rubbed. The blank, first free end page has a nearly 2 inch by 1 1/4 inch chip from its lower edge. Without its issued dust jacket. 147 pages of text. A collection of eleven short stories from the "Nickel Library Series". Illustrated with a frontispiece and chapter leads all from line drawings by John T. McCutcheon.
    TB33197  $50.00




  • Balchin, C. S. Forester, Eric Linklater & Christopher Sykes, Nigel:  Fatal Fascination.  Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1964. First American Edition. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine, which is slightly rolled, and with a prior owner's name on the front paste down. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with a dampness stain on the verso side which does not impact on the printed side of the jacket and with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and light soiling to this white background jacket. "Four historic cases (of murder) vividly recreated by four master storytellers." 200 pages of text.
    TB19702  $14.00




  • Barbato, Joseph:  Off the Beaten Path.  New York: North Point Press, 1998. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 dark blue cloth and decorated paper covered boards with silver blue text stamping on the spine. fine. A collection of "Stories of Place" edited by Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman Horak with an introduction by Barbara Kingsolver. Story contributors include: Howard Norman, Jill McCorkle, David James Duncan, Gretel Ehrlich, Richard Bausch, Lee Smith, Eric Lustbader, Barry Lopez, Annie Proulx, Rick Bass, Rita May Brown, Larry Watson & Julia Alvarez.
    TB06912  $10.00




  • Bass, Rick:  Platte River.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. A collection of three short stories.
    TB01835  $21.00




  • Bass, Rick:  In The Loyal Mountains.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB06019  $10.00




  • Boswell, Robert:  Crooked Hearts.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine in illustrated heavy paper wraps. A paperback book issued without a dust jacket. 340 pages. An advance reader's copy.
    TB16581  $10.50



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    Buck, Pearl S.:  A Silk Road Journey The Good Earth.  n.p.: Westvaco Corporation, 2005. Limited Edition. Fine in in bright red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and decorated end sheets. It contains two CD's of music from India by Rasa Music. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine highly decorated, bright red, cloth covered clamshell case secured with brass hinges. Contained within this case is a CD titled: A Silk Road journey Instrumentals and Vocals. bright red, cloth covered clamshell case secured with brass hinges. Contained within this case is a CD titled: A Silk Road journey Instrumentals and Vocals. 346 pages of text with illustrations in the margins. The Christmas 2005 issue by Westvaco which is the 48th volume in Westvaco's annual American Classic series.
    TB24923  $125.00



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    Chatham, Russell:  Dark Waters.  Livingston, Mont.: Clark City Press, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in illustrated heavy paper covered wraps over an adhesive binding. An octavo of 9 by 7 inches with light foxing to the edges of the text block. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. A handsome, clean and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. The true first ediition of this title which has become quite uncommon. 205 pages containing essays, stories and articles by Mr Chatham together with many of his illustrations with a number of black and white images from photographs.
    TB09945  $125.00




  • Cloete, Stuart:  The Soldier's Peaches.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1959. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in reddish cloth covered boards with dark brown text on the spine and on the front board with a possible remainder mark on the lower edge of the text block. In a very good+ but price clipped dust jacket with wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and to the fore corners of the panels. A collection of twelve short stories written by the author for a number of magazines to include Esquire, Saturday Evening Post and Cosmopolitan. 256 pages of text.
    TB15928  $14.00



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    Cooper, James Fenimore:  Chapters.  n.p.: Westvaco Corporation, 1986. Limited Edition. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine with illustrated end sheets and a light green placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine illustrated, paper covered slip case. A collection of 21 short stories by James Fennimore Cooper. The Christmas 1986 issue by Westvaco which is the 29th volume in Westvaco's annual American Classic series. 260 pages of text illustrated with with two color frontispieces.
    TB22691  $40.00



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    Crayon, Gent., Geoffrey [Washington Irving]:  Bracebridge Hall; or The Humorists.  London: John Murray, 1845. Reprint of 1845. Very good- in contemporary full, decorated leather covered boards with a gilt on black leather title block on the spine with gilt tool work, gauffered edges to the boards and with marbled edges to the text block. A 16mo measuring 7" by 4 1/2" with the front joint and hinge broken and with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. The damaged joint and hinge have been professionally repaired so that the joint is now tight and strong. 375 pages of text. Up to approximately 1838 this title was published in two volumes both in the UK and in the US. This volume appears to be one of the first, if not, the first reprinting in one volume. A collection of fifty-one short stories. A very handsome, clean and collectible copy.
    TB24252  $100.00




  • Crockett, S. R.:  The Stickit Minister And Some Common Men.  New York: Macmillan and Co., 1895. . Very good+ in light brown buckram cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and front board. A 12mo measuring 7" by 4 3/4" with two early prior owner's names on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket. A collection of 24 short stories of Scotland preceded by a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson. 290 pages including a glossary, text and followed by eight pages of ads by the publisher. Illustrated with drawings and engravings.
    TB24160  $10.00



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    Dinesen, Isak:  Seven Gothic Tales.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1978. Limited Edition. Fine in full, dark green leather covered boards with two raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work in the compartments and with gilt decorations on both boards. The end sheets are silk, there is a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine and all edges of the text block are gilt. 446 pages of text. With illustrations by Bernard D'Andrea. A collection of seven short stories by the author of Out of Africa. One of the volumes from The Franklin Library's collection of The Collected Stories of The World's Greatest Writers. A beautiful, clean and tight volume with no prior owner's marks, dates, names or book plates.
    TB25833  $65.00



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    Dorat, Claude-Joseph:  Never Again! And Other Stories.  London: Chapman & Hall Ltd., 1928. Limited Edition. Very good+ light brown cloth covered boards with all the gilt text worn off of the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/8" by 5 1/2". Without its issued dust jacket. One of only 1,000 copies printed and this copy is out of series but identified as "HC" on the limitation page in pencil. 137 pages of text. Translated from the French by Eric Sutton and with an introduction by Vyvyan Holland. A collection of three short stories including Never Again!; Flricourt; and Euphrasia.
    TB23624  $25.00




  • Dorris, Michael:  Working Men.  New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with blue text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. A collection of 14 short stories by the author of A Yellow Raft in Blue Water. His second book, The Broken Cord won the Best Nonfiction Book award for 1989.
    TB05372  $7.00



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    Fitzgerald, F. Scott:  Flappers And Philosophers.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First Edition, First Printing, second state. Very good+ in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine which is heavily tarnished and with the title embossed in blind on the front board. The cloth at the head of the spine is rubbed and worn and the cloth is worn through over the lower tips of the boards. The binding, hinges and joints are all tight and strong. Without the very scarce issued dust jacket. 269 pages of text. A collection of eight short stories all of which had appeared in magazines. One of only 5,000 first edition copies printed. (Bruccoli A6) A very attractive copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB32283  $500.00



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    Fitzgerald, F. Scott:  Afternoon of an Author A Selection of Uncollected Stories and Essays.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1957. First Edition, First printing. Very good in light brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 inches. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket with the spine area slightly tanned and with a 1/8 inch closed tear to the upper edge of the front panel. 226 pages of text. A collection of short stories and essays.
    TB32836  $75.00



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    Forester, C. S.:  Gold From Crete.  Boston: Little Brown, (1970). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/2 dark blue and turquoise cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches. In a nearfine unclipped dust jacket with only a tiny 1/8 inch closed tear to the upper edge of the front panel and with hints of rubbing to the fore corners of the front panel over the tips of the boards. Ten short stories by C.S. Forester published by the author's widow four years after his death. A beautiful and very collectable copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind 263 pages of text.
    TB33082  $35.00



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    Forster, E. M.:  A Silk Road Journey II A Passage To India with Intriguing India.  n.p.: Westvaco Corporation, 2006. Limited Edition. A two volume set both of which are in fine condition. The principal volume, by Forster, in in bright red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and decorated end sheets. The second volume is in green paper covered boards with black text on the spine and gilt and black text on the front board. It contains two CD's of music from India by Rasa Music. with illustrated end sheets and a light green placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Both are without dust jackets as issued; however, the set is contained within a fine highly gilt decorated, yellow cloth covered clamshell slipcase. The principal volume contains Forster's A Passage To India with 310 pages. The secondary volume contains two CDs. The Christmas 2006 issue by Westvaco which is the 49th volume in Westvaco's annual American Classic series.
    TB26436  $125.00




  • Fox, John, Jr.:  Christmas Eve on Lonesome and Other Stories.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1904. First Edition, First printing. Very good in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine awith gilt decorations on the front board with white borders and text and a gilt top edge to the text block. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is rubbed and worn and the spine is very slightly rolled. A collection of six short stories with six color illustrations by Frank Schoonover and H. J. Keller. (BAL, 6252)
    TB17126  $15.00




  • France, Anatole:  Golden Tales of Anatole France.  New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1927. First Illustrated Edition. Very good in black cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and on the front board and with illustrated end sheets. Without its issued dust jacket. 352 pages of text with marginal line art and 14 illustrated plates by L. A. Patterson. A collection of eighteen short stories (tales) including: The Procurator of Judaea; Putois; A Good Lesson Well Learnt; The Seven Wives of Bluebeard; Our Lady's Juggler, Balthasar; Olivier's Brag; The Ocean Christ; The Manuscript of a Village Doctor; The Daughter of Lilith; Leslie Wood; Five Fair Ladies; Crainquebille; Laeta Acilia; Edmee, or Charity Well Bestowed; Mademoiselle de Doucine's New Year's Present; The Miracle of the Great St. Nicolas; and, Gesta.
    TB21264  $40.00




  • Fromm, Pete:  The Tall Uncut.  Santa Barbara: John Daniel & Co., 1992. First Edition. Fine in heavy illustrated paper wraps with just a hint of rubbing to the upper edge of the rear panel. in wraps as issued. Signed by the author on the title page. A collection of seventeen short stories. This is the author's first book and one which received very complementary reviews by William Kittredge and Ivan Doig.
    TB10849  $75.00




  • Fromm, Pete:  Dry Rain.  New York: Lyons & Buford, Pub., 1997. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and paper covered boards with white text on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Signed and nicely inscribed and dated in April, 1997 by the author on the title page. A collection of sixteen short stories by this author who won the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award for 1994 for his book: Indian Creek Chronicles.
    TB13431  $65.00




  • Fromm, Pete:  King of the Mountain.  Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books, 1994. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 light brown cloth and paper covered boards gilt 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. A collection of eighteen "sporting" short stories to include Halibut-head, Mixed Shot, Blues in the Reefs, Grayfish, First Time Out, Flyways, Trumpeter and others.
    TB13374  $50.00




  • Fromm, Pete:  The Tall Uncut.  New York: The Lyons Press, circa 1998. First Edition. Fine in paper covered boards with white text on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Originally published in 1992 by the John Daniel & Company in wraps. Subtitled: "Lives amid the Landscapes of the American West." A collection of seventeen short stories. This is the author's first book and one which received very complementary reviews by William Kittredge and Ivan Doig.
    TB11061  $40.00




  • Fromm, Pete:  Blood Knot.  New York: The Lyons Press, 1998. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and paper covered boards with ivory colored text on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. A collection of ten short stories of fishing. 132 pages.
    TB10842  $35.00




  • Fromm, Pete:  Night Swimming.  New York: Picador USA, 1999. First Edition. Fine in black paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. A review copy with a 4" x 6" photograph of the author laid-in. A collection of thirteen short stories which include: How All This Started, Night Swimming, The Investigator, The Raw Material of Ash, Freezeout, Black Tie and Blue Jeans & 7 more.
    TB13163  $35.00




  • Glfillan, Merrill:  Sworn Before Cranes.  New York: Orion Books, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Short stories of the Great Plains.
    TB02670  $21.00



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    Graves, Robert:  Steps Stories Talks Essays Poems Studies in History.  London: Cassell, (1958). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in lime green cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with the extreme edges of the cloth at the head and heel of the spine very slightly faded. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/8" chip from the upper edge of the spine area and with a short 1/3" closed tear at the lower edge of the same. The spine area is slightly tanned as is the upper inch of the front panel. 343 pages of text.
    TB26389  $75.00



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    Guterson, David:  The Country Ahead of Us, The Country Behind.  New York]: Harper & Row, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. The author's first book which has become extremely scarce since the release of his extremely sucessful book: Snow Falling on Cedars.
    TB05584  $150.00




  • Hannah, Barry:  Bats Out of Hell.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. A collection of 23 short stories.
    TB10847  $20.00



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    Harrison, Jim:  Brown Dog Novellas.  New York: Grove Press, (2010). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 yellow paper and patterned paper covered boards with metalic, black text stamped on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 525 pages of text. A collection of six novellas all relating to Brown Dog.
    TB32609  $45.00



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    Harrison, Ji,:  The Summer He Didn't Die.  New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 light yellow cloth and light paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 7/8 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. A collection of three novellas including the title story, Republican Wives, Tracking and that is followed by the author's note on Tracking. 277 pages of text. A fine bright and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29507  $25.00



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    Harrison, Jim:  The Farmer's Daughter.  New York: Grove Press, (2010). First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 dark purple and ivory colored paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/2". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with minor wrinkling at the upper edge of the spine area. 308 pages of text containing three novellas: The Farmer's Daughter, Brown Dog Redux and The Games of Night.
    TB29508  $20.00




  • Harrison, Jim:  The Woman Lit by Fireflies.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and a gilt facsimile of the author's signature on the front board. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 247 pages of text. A Collection of three short stories to include: Brown Dog; Sunset Limited; and, the title story: The Woman Lit by Fireflies.
    TB22935  $15.00



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    Hart, Bret:  Stories In Light And Shadow.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1898. First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in its original brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and black text and decorations on the front board. A 16mo of 6 7/8 by 4 1/2 inches light wear and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the upper edge of the front board with very slight foxing to the hinge areas of the end sheets a result of reactions with the glue used in binding. Without a dust jacket if it was ever issued with one. 304 pages of text. A collection of seven short stories. A very clean and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29823  $35.00



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    Harte, Bret:  Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Sketches.  Boston: James R. Osgood And Company, 1873. First Edition. Very good+ in its original purple cloth covered boards with bright gilt text and decorations on the spine and with blind embossing to the boards. A 12mo of 7 by 4 1/2 inches with light wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. Without a dust jacket. 352 pages of text. A collection of 27 short stories. (BAL, 7266)
    TB31238  $35.00




  • Harte, Bret:  Tales Of The Argonauts And Other Sketches.  Boston: James R. Osbood And Company, 1875. First Edition. Good in the publisher's original decorated brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and a publisher's logo on the spine and blind embossed borders on the boards. A 12mo measuring 12" by 4 1/2" with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine heavily worn and chipped by approximately 1/4" inside the text block and with the cloth edges of the boards worn and rubbed and the rear hinge is cracked. Without a dust jacket (if it ever had one). 283 pages of text. A collection of short stories containing: The Rose of Tuolumne; A Passage In The Life Of Mr. John Oakhurst; Wan Lee, The Pagan; How Old Man Plunkett Went Home: The Fool Of Five Forks; Baby Sylvester; An Episode of Fiddletown; and, A Jersey Centenarian.
    TB25175  $20.00



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    Hawthorne, Nathaniel:  Our Old Home: A Series Of English Sketches.  Boston: Ticknor And Fields, 1863. First Edition. Very good in its original light brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine with blind embossing on the spine and both boards. A 12mo of 7 3/16 by 4 1/2 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine heavily worn, an early prior owner's name on the first free end page, foxing to the second free end page and fly title page with the same to the end pages. 398 pages followed by a one page publisher's ad for other titles by Hawthorne. This is the first state (referred to as the "first issue by BAL) of the title as indicated by the single page ad at the rear of the text. (BAL, 7626)
    TB29943  $125.00



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    Hemingway, Ernest:  Men Without Women.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1990. Collector's Edition. Fine in full brown leather covered boards with gilt and green decorations stamped in the front and rear boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations in the compartments. The end papers are of silk, there is a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine and the edges of the text block are gilt. A small quarto of 9 1/2 by 6 1/2 inches. 137 pages of text. A collection of fourteen short stories including: The Undefeated, In Another Country, Hills Like White Elephants, The Killers, Che Ti Dice La Patria?, Fifty Grand, A Simple Enquiry, Ten Indians, A Canary for One, An Alpine Idyll, A Pursuit Race, Today is Friday, Banal Story, and Now I Lay Me. A very handsome, tight and clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates or notations or book plates.
    TB32592  $95.00




  • Hoagland, Edward:  The Final Fate of the Alligators.  Santa Barb: Capra Press, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in wraps without a dust jacket as issued. A collection of the author's short stories.
    TB03492  $25.00




  • Houston, Pam:  Cowboys are my Weakness.  New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1992. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 orange cloth and decorated blue paper covered boards with a prior owner's address label at the bottom of the 1st FEP. In a near fine dust jacket with a price clipped front flap, else fine. Boldly signed and inscribed on the title page by the author. The author's first book which is a collection of twelve short stories.
    TB13457  $87.50



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    Irving, Washington:  Wolfert's Roost and Other Papers, Now First Collected.  New York: G. P. Putnam & Co., 1855. First Edition, possible third printing. Very good in the publisher's original blind stamped, green cloth covered boards with faded gilt text stamping on the spine and a gilt stamped sketch on the front board and with light yellow end sheets. The back strip has a 1" long closed tear to the cloth in a horizontal direction which has been professionally repaired. There is considerable wear and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine with the cloth worn through at the head of the spine. There is a early prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and the rear hinge is cracked and separated. The rear hinge has been professionally repaired. 383 pages of text followed by 12 pages of ads from the publisher. Illustrated with a double frontispiece. A collection of 32 short stories or articles all of which previously appeared in periodicals or books. (Langeld/Blackburn, p. 44; BAL 10188) While the publisher's ads at the rear of the text are dated "Feb'y ., 1855" this may be a third printing as the publisher's address reads "10 Park Place" while the first and second printings show an address of "12 Park Place". It was in the short story, "The Creole Village" that Irving again coined a new phrase for the American public. It was the first use of the term "the almighty dollar". (Brain Jay Jones: Washington Irving An American Original)
    TB22723  $125.00




  • Irving, Washington:  The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (Vol. II Only).  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1897. Van Tassel Edition. Very good+ in highly decorated dark blue cloth over beveled boards with gilt text and tool work on the spine and front board with an oval, white, leather label with gilt text on the front board. There is modest light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and the same to the lower edges of the boards. The binding is tight and the front and rear joints and hinges are strong. The top edge of the text block is gilt and the margins of each page around the print is decorated with a green floral arrangement. A collection of fourteen short stories to include: The Stage Coach, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, The Christmas Dinner, London Antiques, Little Britain, Stratford-on-Avon, Traits of Indian Character, Philip of Pokanoket, John Bull, The Pride of the Village, The Angler, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and L'Venovi followed by an Appendix. Illustrated with 14 black and white plates each protected with a tissue guard. Four of the illustrations appearing in both volumes are by Arthur Rackham. The others are by Julian Rix, F. O. C. Darley, Joseph Jefferson and Allan Barraud.
    TB22568  $45.00




  • Jones, Louis B.:  California's Over.  New York: Pantheon Books, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in illustrated heavy paper wraps. A paperback book issued without a dust jacket. 329 pages. An advance reader's copy.
    TB16580  $7.00




  • Junger, Sebastian:  Fire.  New York: W. W. Norton, 2001. Second Printing. Fine in decorated black and yellow paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Signed by the author on the title page. A collection of ten stories ranging from the title story to, Whale Hunters, Kosovo's Valley of Death, and the Terror of Sierra Leone. 224 pages.
    TB14839  $24.50




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  Go the Distance.  Dallas: SMU Press, 1995. First SMU Edition. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Originally published in 1988 under the title of The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt. Baseball short stories.
    TB04143  $30.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  The Works of Rudyard Kipling (27 Volumes).  Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1913 to 1926. Seven Seas Edition, Limited Edition. All 27 volumes of this complete set are in fine to near fine condition in 1/2 tan, linen cloth and light gray paper covered boards with printed, paper title labels on the spines. Printed in red and black on title pages and first pages of stories and poems. A significant number of pages in each volume are unopened. Each volume is a small quarto of 9 1/2 by 6 1/2 inches with the top edges trimmed and all others untrimmed; a few of the volumes show minor losses to the paper title labels; and, bent board tips. There are red silk placeholders sewn in at the heads of the spines. With the exception of volumes 24 and 25, each volume's limitation page is filled in with the set number. All pages are of handmade paper and watermarked with "R K" in the forward margins. Without dust jackets as issued. This production was limited to 1,050 sets all of which were signed by Rudyard Kipling in volume I. This set is identified as number 647. Laid-in at the front of volume II is an announcement, printed in red and black, from the publisher reading: "Whereas the Seven Seas edition of the works of Rudyard Kipling is limited to one thousand and fifty copies, this is to certify that the subscriptions having been entered in the order of their receipt _______ has secured the right to set no. 647. Volume I of which bearing Mr. Kipling's signature will appear early in 1914; volumes II-V being published during November and December, 1913 Doubleday, Page & Company". An extremely clean and handsome set with no prior ownership markings of any kind other than an occasional rough opening of a few pages which can be identified by errant edges at the top edges of the text blocks. Only one volume is illustrated (volume XVI) with 22 plates and multiple vignettes by the author. The last three volumes have green paper covered boards instead of the gray paper used for the majority of the volumes. (Richards, D15, p583)
    TB33203  $1800.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  Soldier Tales.  London: Macmillan And Co., Ltd., 1900. Reprint of 1900. Very good+ in 3/4 red calk and pink cloth covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with two black leather labels with gilt text and gilt decorations in the compartments. The end sheets are marbled paper and the top edge of the text block is gilt. A 12mo of 7 1/4 by 5 inches with the leather worn through over the tips of the boards and the leather is rubbed at the head and heel of the spine. 172 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 20 plates and small engraved vignettes at the head of each story. A collection of seven short stories including: With The Main Guard, The Drums of the Fore and Aft, The Man Who Was, The Courting of Dinah Shadd, The Incarnation of Krishna Mulvaney, The Taking of Lungungpen and The Madness of Private Ortheris.
    TB30613  $60.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  The Day's Work.  London: Macmillan And Co., 1898. First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in blue pebbled cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine and bright gilt ornamental band across the upper edge of the front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 inches with a 1/4" deep by 3/4" long chip to the cloth at the head of the spine which is tanned, a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and a book seller's name and notation of "First Edition" on the first free end page. Without its issued dust jacket. 381 pages of text followed by the publisher's ads of 16 pages dated "15.9.98". A collection of 12 short stories. (Richards, A116)
    TB30230  $30.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  Abaft the Funnel.  New York: B. W. Dodge & Company, 1909. First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in its original dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board on top of embossed cover and spine with the recesses in black with the silhouette of a sailing ship. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 inches with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and with light rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. The book lacked a jacket until the third printing. 360 pages of text. A collection of 31 short stories. This copy is the unauthorized US printing of one of Kipling's earlier works. The first authorized US edition was was published by Doubleday Page & Company in 1909. (Richards; A227 & A232)
    TB31533  $30.00



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    Knickerbocker Magazine:  The Knickerbocker Gallery A Testimonial To the Editor of the Knickerbocker Magazine.  New York: Samuel Hueston , 1855. First Edition. Near fine in full, dark brown leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with gilt text on black leather in one of the compartments and blind embossed binder's devices in the other compartment. The boards are fully embossed in blind. The end sheets are marbled and the edges of the text block are gilt with a placement ribbon sewn in at the head of the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with foxing to the verso of the marbled end sheets. There is an early prior owner's book plate (Emily P. Robeson) on the front paste down and the signature in ink of a second prior owner (Mr. W. Avery) at the top of the second free end page. The frontispiece, engraved title page and printed title page all have mild foxing as do the majority of the plates. Overall, a very handsome and clean copy with the binding tight, the joints and hinges very sound and strong. 505 pages of text. Illustrated "with forty-eight portraits on steel, from original pictures engraved expressly for this work". The portraits of authors and poets separate the 55 contributions of letters, essays, poems and short stories.
    TB33113  $300.00




  • L'Amour, Louis:  Buckskin Run.  New York: Literary Express, Inc., 1998. Reprint. Fine in brown leatherette covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a facsimile of the author's signature on the front board. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". Without a dust jacket as issued. 175 pages of text. A collection of eight short stories dealing with western gun fights together with historical notes to round-out the background of events at the time.
    TB25226  $10.00



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    Lamb, Dana S.:  Not Far From The River.  Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 tan cloth and green paper covered boards with black text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. In its clear acetate dust jacket and within its near fine, printed, paper covered slipcase. One of only 1,500 copies printed. 101 pages of text containing 37 short stories. A fine bright copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30931  $125.00



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    Lamb, Dana S.:  Green Highlanders and Pink Ladies.  Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1971. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and yellow end papers. In a good glassine dust jacket with a long closed tear to the fold to the rear panel which has been repaired with archival tape. Missing its paper covered slipcase. Signed by the author on the first free end pape. A collection of 36 short stories on 92 pages. One of only 1,500 copies printed. This copy is out of series.
    TB30929  $100.00



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    Lamb, Dana:  Some Silent Places Still.  Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in 1/4 tan cloth and green paper covered boards with black text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with a light bump to the upper corner of the front board. Without a dust jacket as issued and without its issued slipcase. One of only 1,500 copies printed with this copy identified as number 606 on the limitation page. 100 pages of text containing 39 short stories. Illustrated with a line art frontispiece.
    TB30930  $100.00



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    Lardner, Ring:  Round Up The Stories of Ring Lardner.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Press, 1977. A Limited Edition. Fine in full brown 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. An octavo measuring 8 3/4"5 3/4" 569 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by Gerry Gersten. One of the volumes in The Franklin Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Masterpieces Of American Literature. A beautiful, tight, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates to mar its appearance.
    TB25831  $60.00



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    London, Jack:  The God of His Fathers And Other Stories.  New York: McClure, Phillips & Company, 1901. First Edition. An ex-lending library copy in its original blue ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text and designs on the spine with the same on the front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 1/8 inches with the cloth on the heel of the spine heavily worn and with heavy wear and rubbing to the cloth at the head of the spine, the cloth is worn through at the tips of the boards and both hinges are broken. There are book plates from the Tabard Inn Library of Philadelphia pasted to the fixed end sheets. 299 pages of text containing eleven short stories. (BAL, 11870)
    TB29381  $95.00




  • Lopez, Barry:  Pulling Wire.  n.p. (Minnesota): Red Dragonfly Press, 2003. First Edition. Fine in handmade paper wrapers. A octavo measuring 8 3/4 by 5 5/8 inches containing 13 numbered pages of laid paper with rough-cut edges. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of only 240 copies printed from Cochin and Fournier types on Iyo Glazed paper (although only about 200 copies were available for sale). An attractively presented fictional short story by Barry Lopez.
    TB18566  $125.00




  • Lopez, Barry:  Light Action in the Caribbean.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with a tiny closed tear at the upper corner of the front panel on the fold to the flap, else fine with the price intact. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. A collection of 14 short stories. 162 pages of text.
    TB15092  $75.00



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    Lopez, Barry H.:  River Notes The Dance of Herons.  Kansas City: Andrews & McMeel, (1979). First Edition, First printing. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 3/8 inches In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with a number of short closed tears to the ends of the spine area and a 1/4" chip from the front panel about 1/2" up from its lower edge. 100 pages of text. A collection of eleven short stories which together form a companion volume to Lopez's earlier volume: Desert Notes.
    TB25842  $40.00




  • Malley, Captain Thierry:  Glimpses Of The Barren Lands.  New York: Revillon Freres, 1930. First Edition, First printing. Very good- in 1/4 light green cloth and paper covered boards with red text on the front board and with light gray end sheets. An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 5 3/4" Without a dust jacket. 142 pages of text illustrated with seven engravings on individual pages. A collection of seven true stories of the far north (Canada) including: Glimpses of the Barren Lands; The Battle of the Drums; Some Men I have Met In the North; Three Moose; My Friend Kakoot; Fur and Traders; and, When the Caribou Failed.
    TB23781  $10.00



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    Marquez, Gabriel Garcia:  Strange Pilgrims.  London: Jonathan Cape, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with bold silver colored text stamped on the spine. An octavo measuring 8" by 5 3/8" with a prior owner's name at the upper edge of the first free end page. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 188 pages of text. A collection of twelve short stories. Translated from the Spanish by Eith Grossman.
    TB28378  $20.00



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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




  • McGuane, Thomas:  To Skin a Cat (1st UK).  London: Secker & Warburg, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine in bright red cloth covered boards with gilt text lettering on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author's eighth book in its British format which is quite different from its American counterpart.
    TB07765  $20.00




  • McGuane, Thomas:  To Skin a Cat.  New York: E. P. Dutton, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket. Advance Reveiw Copy with a photo and publisher's materials laid in.
    TB01311  $8.00




  • McKenna, Richard:  The Left-Handed Monkey Wrench.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1984. First Edition. Fine in 1/2 red-orange cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with only a hint of rubbing to the upper edge of the spine area. McKenna's best-selling 1962 novel, The Sand Pebbles, was his only published book. He wrote a number of short stories some of which were published in magazines. This book, published after his early death in 1964, puts into one place his best stories.
    TB15096  $100.00



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    McKenna, Richard:  The Sons Of Martha and Other Stories.  New York: Harper & Row, 1967. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in yellow-green cloth covered boards with metallic blue text stamping on the spine. The spine is tanned from offsetting from the verso of the dust jacket. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 1/4" deep chip at the lower edge of the front panel with light rubbing and wear at the ends of the spine area. The price is intact on the front flap. An uncommon book by the author of The Sand Pebbles. The contents of this book comes from an unfinished manuscript which was published after the author's early death in November of 1964.
    TB16772  $35.00



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    McPhee, John:  The Second John McPhee Reader.  New York: Farrar, Sraus & Giro, 1996. First Edition. Fine in gilt decorated green paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. A collection of 14 writings from eleven of John McPhee's books selected by David Remnick and Patricia Strachan and edited by Patricia Strachan. A very uncommon title by McPhee.
    TB11164  $90.00



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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




  • Norman, Howard:  Kiss in the Hotel Joseph Conrad.  New York: Summitt Books, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. The author's first novel, The Northern Lights, was nominated for the National Book Award in 1987. This is his second book devoted to an adult audience.
    TB05358  $45.50




  • 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



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    Porter, Catherine Anne:  The Collected Stories of Catherine Anne Porter.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1976. A Limited Edition. Fine in full dark 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. An octavo measuring 8 5/8 by 5 5/8 inches. 536 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by George Jones. A beautiful, tight, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB30622  $25.00



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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



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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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    Sabatini, Rafael:  Heroic Lives.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1934. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with faded gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt embossed decoration on the front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5" with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head of the spine and with repairs to the front hinge. In a good unclipped dust jacket with a 2" deep chip across the upper edge of the spine area and three small narrow chips from the fold to the front flap. 416 pages of text. A collection of six sketches of famous and heroic historical figures to include Richard I; Saitn Francis of Assisi; Joan of Arc; Sir Walter Ralegh; Lord Nelson; and Florence Nightingale.
    TB24678  $95.00



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    Sabatini, Rafael:  The Historical Nights' Entertainment First Series.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1924. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with faded gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt embossed decoration on the front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5" with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head of the spine. Without its issued dust jacket. 387 pages of text illustrated with reproductions of earlier works of art. A collection of thirteen short stories.
    TB24677  $30.00




  • Santee, Ross:  The Rummy Kid Goes Home and Other Stories of the Southwest.  New York: Hastings House, 1965. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in decorated tan cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and a blue decoration on the front board. In a very good+ dust jacket with a price clipped front flap with rubbing at the ends of the spine area and at the folds. A collection of sixteeen short stories with illustrations by the author. A very handsome copy!
    TB15241  $17.50



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    Saroyan, William:  The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze.  New York: Random House, 1934. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in its original foil covered light gray cloth covered boards with black text printed on the foil wrap- around band. A small quarto of 9 by 5 1/2 inches with very faint soiling to the covers. Without a dust jacket. Signed by the author without an inscription or date on the first free end page. 270 pages of text. A collection of 26 short stories. The title for the book comes from the first story in the text.
    TB32246  $300.00



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    Saroyan, William:  Dear Baby.  London: Faber and Faber, Ltd., 1945. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in bright green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. There are two shallow cuts to the cloth at the lower edges of both boards. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with very shallow 1/8" chipping at the ends of the spine area. Signed, dated in the year of publication and warmly inscribed by the author to Vartkes Aharonian on the first free end paper at San Francisco in December 21, 1945. 108 pages of text containing a collection of twenty short stories.
    TB18551  $200.00




  • Schaefer, Jack:  The Pioneers.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1954. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with red-brown text on the front board and on the spine. In a very good dust jacket with a price clipped jacket flap, two 1/4" chips at the upper edge of the front panel, a closed tear with creasing and a small chip at the base of the front panel, 1/4" chips across the upper edge of the spine area and light chipping across the lower edge and two 1/2" chips on the rear panel at the edges. A collection of eleven short stories by the author of Shane.
    TB09455  $157.50



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    Theroux, Paul:  World's End and Other Stories.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in 1/4 blue cloth and green paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text on the front board. An octavo of 8 1/8 by 5 3/8 inches with spotting on the cloth over the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author without an inscription or date on the title page. 211 pages of text. A collection of 15 short stories by this author famous for his works of travel and place.
    TB30285  $20.00




  • Theroux, Paul:  World's End and Other Stories.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1980. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and green paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. A collection of 14 short stories.
    TB05467  $17.50



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    Tolkien, J. R. R.:  Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1980. Second Printing. Fine in light green cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and metallic green decorations with the same decorations on the front board. An octavo measuring 9 by 6 inches. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket with with very light rubbing at the upper and lower edges of the spine area and with a small, tape repaired closed tear to the front panel at its lower edge and a 1/4 inch chip from the upper edge of the rear panel. Printed in the same year as the the first British printing by George Allen & Unwin in 1980. 472 pages including an index and text followed by a fine, two-color, fold-out map of "The West of Middle-Earth at the end of The Third Age". A collection of stories including: Of Tuor and His coming to Gondolin, Narn I Hin Hurin, A Description of the Island of Numenor, Aldarion and Erendis, The Line of Elros: Kings of Numenor, The History of Galadriel and Celeborn, The Disaster of the Gladden Fields, Ciriion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan, The Quest of Erebor, The Hunt For The Ring, The Battles of the Fords Of Isen, The Druedain, The Istari and The Palantiri. (Hammond/Anderson, A17b)
    TB33140  $45.00



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    Van Dyke, Henry:  The Ruling Passion Tales of Nature and Human Nature.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906. Reprint of 1906. Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and designs on the spine and on the front boards. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 4 7/8 inches with the top edge of the text block gilt. The cloth at the corners of the head and heel of the spine are rubbed as are the tips of the boards and the black third free end page is missing. There is a prior owner's book plate on the first free end page. The contents are clean and tight to the binding There is no dust jacket. 296 pages of text. A collection of eight short stories and illustrated with a frontispiece and 7 plates from drawings by Appleton Clark. The spine and front board show a very elaborate Art Nouveau design in gilt, and green created by Margaret Armstrong.
    TB32162  $25.00




  • Vaughn, Stephanie:  Sweet Talk.  New York: Random House, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and decorated paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. A collection of 10 short stories. The inside flap contains a glowing review of the author by Wallace Stegner. This is her first book. Many of her stories have appeared in The New Yorker and in the O.Henry and Pushcart Prize collections.
    TB05481  $28.00



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    [Washington Irving]:  Miscellanies No. II Containing Abbotsford, and Newstead Abbey.  London: John Murray, 1835. First Edition, First printing. Good in the publisher's original 1/4 green cloth and drab brown paper covered boards with a paper label on the spine. The cloth at the front joint is worn through and the front hinge is starting and although the paper label on the spine is complete it is rubbed and worn at the edges and creased between the signatures of the pages. There are 3/4" and 1" stains (spots) on the end sheets possibly from some sort of protective covering having been attached to the end pages to protect the boards. 290 pages followed by a one page publisher's ad for "A Tour On The Prairies, by the Author of 'The Sketch-Book,' forming No. 1 of Miscellanies, by Washington Irving." (which was published in March, 1835.) The first British edition was published on May 1, 1835 preceding the first US edition by 30 days. (Langfeld/Blackburn, p. 34) This is state B according to Blanck with the ad noted above on page [291]. (BAL, 10141) The contents are "Irving's fond tribute to the homes of Walter Scott and Lord Byron." (Brian Jay Jones: Washington Irving An American Original.) Evidence exists in correspondence from the publisher that only 3,000 copies of the first edition were printed.
    TB22594  $200.00




  • Wells, H. G.:  The Croquet Player.  New York: Viking Press, 1937. First Edition, First printing. Very good in decorated full cloth covered boards with some light soiling to the edges of the spine and covers. Without a dust jacket. 98 pages of text. A collection of four short stories.
    TB05299  $8.00



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    Wharton, Edith:  Xingu And Other Stories.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. First Edition. Near fine in its original red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text on the front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 4 7/8 inches with a prior owner's name in ink on the front paste down and the initials of that prior owner on the first free end page. 436 pages of text followed by four pages of ads by the publisher. A collection of eight short stories including Xingu, Coming Home, Autres Temps..., Kerfol, The Long Run, The Triumph of Night, The Choice and Bunner Sisters. Edith Wharton was the first female author to win the Pulitzer Prize for her book: The Age of Innocence in 1920. A very bright, clean and handsome copy.
    TB30376  $140.00



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    White, Patrick:  The Cockatoos.  New York: Viking Press, 1974. First Edition, First printing. Fine in back cloth covered boards. In a fine jacket with a price clipped jacket flap and a 1/4" chip at the base of the spine area.
    TB05369  $15.40




  • Wideman, John Edgar:  Fever.  New York: Henry Holt, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and green decorated paper covered boards with dark blue stamping on the front board and on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author's 5th book, Sent for You Yesterday, was a PEN-Faulkner Award winner. His 6th, Brothers and Keepers, was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. This is the author's 9th book.
    TB05480  $21.00



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    Williams, Ben Ames:  The Happy End.  New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. Limited First Edition of 1939. Near fine in 1/4 off-white buckram and blue-gray cloth covered boards with gilt text on a black leather title box on the spine and with gilt text stamped on the front board. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the "original" Derrydale printings of which only 1,250 copies were produced. This copy is identified as number 609 on the copyright page. 240 pages with black and white illustrations by Churchill Ettinger. A collection of nine short stories about hunting and fishing with a forward by Kenneth Roberts.
    TB22697  $100.00




  • Young, Francis Brett:  The Ship's Surgeon's Yarn.  New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1940. First Edition, First printing. Very good with some modest discoloration to the upper edge of the front board. In light blue/gray cloth covered boards. In a very good dust jacket with some discoloration to the front panel. A collection of twelve short stories to include the title story, Mr. Campbell's Daughter, Soul Overboard, It's an Ill Wind, The Last Card, The Devil and the Deep Sea, Cotswold Honey & 5 others.
    TB08007  $24.50






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