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Bread Loaf Book of Plays
 by Moore, Hortense (editor)m and John Mason Brown (introduction)
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy with no edge wear and no prior owner marks. Very clean and tight, inside and out. No dust jacket, as issued. The editor was Director... Details
The Poet's Story
 by Moss, Howard (editor)
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Short stories by poets, including Sylvia Plath, Edna St Vincent Millay, Frank O'Hara, John Berryman, Louise Bogan, Anne Sexton and others. Full tan c... Details
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
 by Mueenuddin, Daniyal
Price: US $14.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A vivid portrait of feudal Pakistn, via linked stories "refined, sensuous, humorous, elegiac, and tragic". The author is a graduate of Dartmouth and ... Details
The Fishermen
 by Obioma, Chigozie
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Shortlisted for the Man Booker prize, a splendid first novel set in a village of Nigeria. Fine copy with fine dust jacket that is NOT price clipped. Details
The Makers of Florence - Dante, Giotto, Savonarola and Their City
 by Oliphant, Mrs. (Mary O. Wilson) -1823-1897
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Mrs. Oliphant was well travelled, and also wrote a similar book on Jerusalem. Dark green cloth with gilt chevron and gilt trim at top and bottom of f... Details
Shadow Without a Name
 by Padilla, Ignacio
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition
The esteemed novel, his first to be translated into English, by a brilliant Mexican novelist. As new copy protected in a clear, mylar sleeve. Details
Mark Twain's Notebook (prepared for publication with comments by Paine)
 by Paine, Albert Bigelow (editor) and Samuel Clements (Mark Twain)
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Very good original black cloth with bright gilt letters on the front and spine and minimal edgewear. Slight stains to first preliminary pages. Other... Details
The Mamur Zapt and the Spoils of Egypt
 by Pearce, Michael
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
"A Suspense Tale of Old Cairo", meaning British colonial Cairo. Pages 186, and a delightful tale in the Mamur Zapt series. The author, not surprising... Details
The Nautical Chart
 by Perez-Reverte, Arturo
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Another fine, European mystery, of sunken Jesuit treasure, by the Spanish master. Superbly translated by Margaret Sayers Peden. Highly recommended ... Details
The Seville Communion
 by Perez-Reverte, Arturo
Price: US $16.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Fine/ dustjacket near fine. Translated from the Spanish title, La Piel del Tambor, by Sonia Soto. An excellent mystery, with a hacker into the Vatican... Details
Robert Frost in Russia
 by Reeve, F.D.
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy with no edge wear and no prior owner marks. Very clean and tight, inside and out. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped. The author was... Details
Reporting, Writings from The New Yorker
 by Remnick, David
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A flawless copy, like new inside and out. Remnick's long essays from The New Yorker magazine. Seven on Israel, other fine writing on Al Gore, Tony... Details
Light-Years
 by Rezvani
Price: US $6.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Nice copy, albeit with remainder mark on the bottom edge. Translated from Farsi by A.M. sheridan Smith. An Iranian lad in Paris during WW Two, an ex... Details
The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer
 by Robert Frost, with foreword by Louis Untermeyer
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket that has a bit of edge wear. Very clean and tight, with no hint of age toning, no edgewear, no prior owner mar... Details
The Abyssinian
 by Rufin, Jean-Christophe
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Beautiful copy of the author's first book, winner of the Prix Goncourt, and deservedly so. A great story revolving around an Embassy to the ruler of... Details
Evasion Line
 by Satterthwaite, Alfred
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A novel of the French resistance, and rescue lines for allied pilots during WW Two. The author served in military intelligence as a French interpret... Details
Was Shakespeare a Lawyer?
 by Senter, John H
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A rare piece of Vermontiana. The author was President of the Vermont Bar Association, and this is his address to the October 1903 meeting. He procl... Details
The King and the Clown in South Indian Myth and Poetry
 by Shulman, David Dean
Price: US $32.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
"A fresh interpretation of Medieval South Indian society based on Tamil, Telugu and Sanskrit texts", (from the dj blurb). The author was a professor ... Details
The Mark Twain Murders
 by Skom, Edith
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
An award winning student is found dead in the stacks of a University in Chicago. There was an accusation of possible plagiarism. This copy is sig... Details
Isara, a Voyage Around "Essay"
 by Soyinka, Wole
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Fine/ fine dustjacket. Recommended to anyone interested in the ambiguities between British colonialist and Africans late 19th & early 20th C. A won... Details
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