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The Saturday Evening Post Stories 1949
1 The Saturday Evening Post Stories 1949
Random House 1949 First Printing Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Random House, 1949 314 pp. Twenty stories by William Saroyan, Paul Horgan and others. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Inscription on FFP "To Nunnally (Nunnally Johnson, screenwriter) from Pete (Pete Martin, Saturday Evening Post writer) Black cloth boards are bumped at extremities, a little cocked. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Printing. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Scribner Treasury 22 Classic Tales
2 The Scribner Treasury 22 Classic Tales
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 Presumed First Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953 689 pp 22 short stories by autors including Sir James Barrie, Ring Lardner, John Galsworthy, Richard Harding Davis and Edith Wharton. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Front hinge is cracked but holding. Blue cloth boards are clean with a small amount of rubbing. Large 8 Vo. Presumed First. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Large 8 Vo. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Bedside Book of Famous American Stories, Burrell, Angus  (ed)
3 Burrell, Angus (ed) The Bedside Book of Famous American Stories
Random House 1936 Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Random House, 1936 xvii, 1273 pp. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, yellowed. Red cloth boards have sun-fading.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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4 Charteris, Leslie The Saint at Large the Best Short Stories of the Adventures of Simon Templar
Sun Dial Press 1943 Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
Sun Dial Press, 1943 304 pp. This book has been library-bound with the front cover illustration bound in facing title page.Text is tight, unmarked, with occasional spots on pages. Jacket writeup is pasted to on of several free pages pre-title. Green cloth boards are rubbed at corners and spine ends with a little loss of material. Fourteen short detective stories dating from 1932 to 1939. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-Library. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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5 Chekov, Anton My Life and Other Stories
Freeport, New York Books for Libraries Press 1971 0836940059 / 9780836940053 Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1971 251 pp. Seven longer short stories by Chekov translated by S.S. Koteliansky and Gilbert Cannan. Text is clean, tight and unmarked save for library stamps on title page aned pocket on endpapers. Green cloth boards are VG but have a library sticker.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Sweet Land Stories, Doctorow, E.L.
6 Doctorow, E.L. Sweet Land Stories
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House 2004 1400062047 / 9781400062041 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Random House, 2004 147 pp. Four stories by the author of "Ragtime" and "Billy Bathgate." Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean and undamaged.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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7 Dulles, Allen Great Spy Stories from Fiction
New York Harper & Row 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
New York: Harper & Row, 1969 Text is clean, tight and unmarked. There is a small ink (?) spot on page front edges. Does not extend inside. DJ edges are bumped and yellowed, price is clipped.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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La Ranfla & Other New Mexico Stories, Egan, Martha
8 Egan, Martha La Ranfla & Other New Mexico Stories
Santa Fe Papalote Press 2009 0975588141 / 9780975588147 First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fine 
Santa Fe: Papalote Press, 2009 202 pp. Seven short stories capturing the quirkiness of Northern New Mexico. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's sticker on front endpapers. Dust jacket is clean, bright, undamaged.. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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$1000 a Week and Other Stories Signed By James Farrell, Farrell, James
9 Farrell, James $1000 a Week and Other Stories Signed By James Farrell
New York The Vanguard Press 1942 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Signed
New York: The Vanguard Press, 1942 An excellent copy of a rare title with a dedication on flyleaf "To Nunnally Johnson, cordially from Farrell." Text is immaculate, endpapers and page edges slightly yellowed. Blue cloth boards with a JF logo stamped in black are slightly faded and bumped along spine. Pictures on request. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dedication By Author. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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The Yellow Book An Illustrated Quarterly, Harrison, Fraser (ed)
10 Harrison, Fraser (ed) The Yellow Book An Illustrated Quarterly
New York St. Martin's Press 1974 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket 
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1974 The Yellow Book an Anthology April 1894 - April 1897. "The Yellow Book" symbolizes the artistic spirit of the 1890's. The magazine, published for only three years, was denounced and derided at the time but has never been forgotten. This reprint contains articles by, among others, Henry James, Aubrey Beardsley, Max Beerbohm and Richard Le Gallienne. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Yellow boards with Beardsley drawing in black are clean, lightly bumped at extremeties. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 1st Edition. Buckram. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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Legends of The Province House, Hawthorne, Nathaniel
11 Hawthorne, Nathaniel Legends of The Province House
New York Hurst & Co. Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
New York: Hurst & Co. 255 pp with an engraving of Hawthorne frontis. No date of publication given but from the binding I believe it is 1890's thereabouts. Hurst Publishing produced an number of12mo series of inexpensive reprint books of poetry and classics in the last decade of the Nineteenth Century.Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Front hinge is cracked but holding. Dark red cloth boards have a handsome stamped geometric pattern on front board and gold-stamped title on spine. Spine is bumped at both ends, lightly sunned. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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12 Hibbs, Ben (ed.) The Saturday Evening Post Stories 1947
New York Random House 1947 First Printing Hardcover Good + No Jacket Signed
New York: Random House, 1947 311 pp. Short stories from the Post including Robert Heinlein's "The Green Hills of Earth." Signed on flyleaf by Ben Hibbs with a dedication to Nunnally Johnson ( screenwriter Grapes of Wrath, How to Marry a Millionaire.) text is clean, tight, unmarked. Black boards with green pastedown title are clean and tight but bumped, much rubbed along spine. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. By Author on Flyleaf. First Printing. Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Snow Leopard: Stories from the Roof of the World, Hunter, Don
13 Hunter, Don Snow Leopard: Stories from the Roof of the World
CO University of Colorado Press 2012 1607321939 / 9781607321934 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New 
CO: University of Colorado Press, 2012 190 pp with 14 color plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is pristine. Essays on the snowlion and its world by George B. Shaller and Peter Mathiessen among others.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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14 Huxley, Michael (ed) Men, Amplified
Starbooks Press 2004 0739467417 / 9780739467411 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Starbooks Press, 2004 316 pp. Thirty short stories of male erotica. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust Jacket is clean, bright, undamaged.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Uncollected Wodehouse, Jasen, David A.
15 Jasen, David A. The Uncollected Wodehouse
Barnes & Noble 1993 0880298049 / 9780880298049 Hardcover Fine Fine 
Barnes & Noble, 1993 212 pp. David A. Jesen, P.G. Wodehouse's official biographer, has gathered previously uncollected articles and short stories including the only mystery Wodehouse ever wrote, the first of his many articles for Punch, a spoof of the advertising world, accounts of English public school life and many more. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean, bright and undamaged.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Treat 'Em Rough Letters From Jack the Kaiser Killer, Lardner, Ring W.
16 Lardner, Ring W. Treat 'Em Rough Letters From Jack the Kaiser Killer
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1918 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Crerie, Frank 
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1918 160 pp with B&W drawings in text. Further adventures of Jack Keefe, a bush-league baseball player whose letters formed "You Know Me, Al," after he is drafted into the Army in World War l. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, a contemporary gift inscription on front endpapers .Endpapers are unevenly yellowed. Green cloth boards with pastedown showing a cartoon of Jack batting the Kaiser's head out of the park. Boards are in very good shape with no damage. Dust jacket is intact with yellowing and chipping and loss to spine end. Front flap of the dust jacket has instructions and mailing address for mailing the book by just attaching the front flap to the rear of the dust jacket. In mylar wrapper. Size: 5.5" X 7.5". First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Crerie, Frank. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Winsome Willy and Other New Nonsense Novels, Leacock, Stephen
17 Leacock, Stephen Winsome Willy and Other New Nonsense Novels
New York John Lane Company 1920 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
New York: John Lane Company, 1920 243 pp. Eight short stories "Narrated after the best models of 1875" Text is clean and unmarked, yellowed.Glue staining on endpapers and title page. Page edges are darkened. Green cloth boards are spotted, faded and bumped at spine ends. Nevertheless, a good reading copy.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Island: The Collected Stories, Macleod, Alistair
18 Macleod, Alistair Island: The Collected Stories
McClelland & Stewart 2001 0771055714 / 9780771055713 Paperback Very Good Signed
McClelland & Stewart, 2001 434 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Small stain on page edges that doesn't extend inward. Dedication by author, "For Jan with all best wishes," on half-title page.Covers are bright and undamaged.. By Author on Half-Title Page. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Six Stories Written in the First Person Singular, Maugham, W. Somerset
19 Maugham, W. Somerset Six Stories Written in the First Person Singular
Garden City, NY Garden City Publuishing 1931 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
Garden City, NY: Garden City Publuishing, 1931 299 pp. Six stories: "Virtue," "The Round Dozen," "The Human Element,"Jane,"TThe Alien Corn" and "The Creative Impulse." Text is clean, tight and unmarked, yellowed. front hinge cracked but holding. Previous owner's decorative bookplate on front endpapers.Black cloth boards with gold-stamped title and decorative vines on spine are slightly rubbed at corners and rather more rubbed and frayed at spine ends. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Maugham, W. Somerset The Complete Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham Vol 1 East and West, Vol 2 The World Over
Doubleday 1932 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Doubleday, 1932 Vol1 - xx, 955 pp , Vol 2 xii,681 pp. Texts are clean, tight and unmarked. Volume 2 has front hinge cracked. Boards are grey cloth with black lozanges and gold-stamped titles. Boards are clean and sound. No slipcase.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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