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Evergreen Review No. 95
1 Evergreen Review No. 95
New York Evergreen Review 1972 Hardcover Very Good 
New York: Evergreen Review, 1972 175 ppwith B&W illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are clean with some edge wear. Size: 13.75" x 8.5". Pictorial Cover. Very Good. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Fool's Progress, Abbey, Edward
2 Abbey, Edward The Fool's Progress
New York Henry Holt 1988 0805009213 / 9780805009217 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good 
New York: Henry Holt, 1988 485 pp. True first with points as described in McBride. Text is clean, tight and unmarked save for a gift inscription on FFP. Boards are clean, bright and undamaged. DJ is bright, intact with slight rubbing. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Baldwin, James The Evidence ofThings Not Seen
New York Holt Rinehart Winston 1985 0030055296 / 9780030055294 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good + 
New York: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1985 125 pp. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, pristine. Black paper boards with silver stamping on spine are "as new," DJ is clean, intact with a little surface rubbing. not price-clipped. In mylar jacket. A very handsome copy.. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good +. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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4 Bentley, E. C., Allen, H. Warner Trent's Own Case
Grosset & Dunlap 1936 second Printing Hardcover Very Good Good 
Grosset & Dunlap, 1936 324 pp. A Grosset & Dunlap reprint from Alfred A. Knopf the same year as its first publication. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black cloth boards with red stamped titles are slightly bumped at extremities with no loss of material. DJ has some edgewear, now in protective mylar.. second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Bowles, Paul A Hundred Camels in the Courtyard
City Lights 1976 Sixth Printing Paperback Near Fine 
City Lights, 1976 63 pp . Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright, undamaged, very slightly yellowed.. Sixth Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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6 Brautigan, Richard A Confederate General from Big Sur
New York Grove Press 1964 Fifth Printing Paperback Good No Jacket 
New York: Grove Press, 1964 Text is unmarked, tight and clean except for a light water stain on the upper and front margins not extending into the text. Illustrated cover is bumped and yellowed.. Fifth Printing. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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7 Brautigan, Richard In Watermelon Sugar
New York Delta 1969 First Thus Paperback Good No Jacket 
New York: Delta, 1969 "In watermelon sugar the deeds were done and done again as my life is done in watermelon sugar." The first portion of Writing 21. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. The cover, illustrated witha portrait of the author and A Sensitive Young Thing, is lightly rubbed, and yellowed with small stain along lower edge that does not extend into the text. Overall, a very clean copy. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Thus. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Wieland or the Transformation Together with Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist A Fragment, Brown, Charles Brockden
8 Brown, Charles Brockden Wieland or the Transformation Together with Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist A Fragment
New York Harcoourt, Brace & Company 1926 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: Harcoourt, Brace & Company, 1926 351 pp.with an introduction by Fred Lewis Pattee. Text is clean, tight and unmarked save for a short closed tear on page 350. Decorative endpapers. Front hinge is split but holding. Dark blue boards with gold-stamped caertouche and patterned spine are "near fine", clean, bright, undamaged.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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Sonnets From the Portuguese, Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
9 Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Sonnets From the Portuguese
New York Harper & Brothers 1932 Hardcover Good Good 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1932 44 pages. Type set by hand by Arthur and Edna Rushmore at the Golden Hind Press. An elegant little book. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Blue paper boards are clean and undamaged with a glasine cover. Beige paper slipcase with title pastedown is "fair," split top and bottom, no loss of material. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover, Slip Cased. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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10 Burroughs, Edgar Rice At the Earth's Core
NYC Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Hardcover Very Good St. John, J. Allen 
NYC: Grosset & Dunlap, 1922 277 with 6 B&W plates, 6 pp of book advertising after text. An early reprint of the title. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, Six plates through bibliography describes this Grosset & Dunlap edition as posessing eight. No sign the missing two have been removed, this just seems to be the way it was published. Red cloth boards are bumped at extremities with a very faint water stain to front board.. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by St. John, J. Allen. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 132.00 USD
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Georgia Boy, Caldwell, Erskine
11 Caldwell, Erskine Georgia Boy
Signet 1959 First Printing. Paperback Fair 
Signet, 1959 163 pp with B&W line drawings in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, yellowed. Remainder mark on bottom of text block. Covers have considerable edgewear, closed tear near base of spine.. First Printing.. Mass Market Paperback. Fair. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Southways, Caldwell, Erskine
12 Caldwell, Erskine Southways
New York Viking 1938 Hardcover Very Good Good + 
New York: Viking, 1938 Published June 1938. 206 pp.text is clean, tight, unmarked. Blue cloth boards have red and black stamped title on front, are faded at extremities. DJ has a 1" closed tear, some chipping. Price not clipped.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good +. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Tobacco Road, Caldwell, Erskine
13 Caldwell, Erskine Tobacco Road
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1932 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1932 241 pp. described on title page as "in arrangement with Viking Press," and on copyright page as "Charles Scribner & Sons B." In excellent shape, text is clean, tight, unmarked, a little yellowed. Orange cloth boards with silver stamping are intact and undamaged. Book is slightly cocked. An early reprint from the year of original publication. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 47.00 USD
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We Are the Living, Caldwell, Erskine
14 Caldwell, Erskine We Are the Living
New York Viking 1933 First Trade Hardcover Very Good Fair 
New York: Viking, 1933 264 pp. Text is clean, tight, unmarked lightly yellowed. Beige cloth boards are clean and bright, bumped at extremities. DJ is chipped, bits missing top and bottom of spine, quite yellowed. Price not clipped.. First Trade. Cloth. Very Good/Fair. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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15 Cather, Willa Alexanders' Bridge
U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1997 0684819074 / 9780684819075 First Thus Hardcover Fine No Jacket 
U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 1997 112 pp with 16 B&W plates frontis. A reprint of the 1912 original. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, boards are clean and undamaged.This book has had a custom-made case by the late Robert Wang. The very handsome case is stiff black paper with a beige spine and beveled windows back and front for the title and cover photography. Would make an attractive gift.. First Thus. Cased Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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16 Charteris, Leslie The Saint on TV
Doubleday 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Doubleday, 1968 211 pp .Two short stories, "The Death Game," and "The Power Artist." Text is clean, tight with library markings. DJ is intact, in mylar wrapper.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Ex-Library. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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A Lady Named Lou, Clarke, Donald Henderson
17 Clarke, Donald Henderson A Lady Named Lou
Triangle Books 1946 Hardcover Very Good Fair 
Triangle Books, 1946 308 pp. Subtitled "A Swift, Absorbing Novel of a Girl from the Wrong Side of the Tracks," and just such a girl is pictured on the dustjacket's front in a plunging red dress and seen- it- all sneer. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, yellowed. Grey cloth boards are clean and undamaged, previous owner's name on flyleaf. DJ 's front cover is bright and complete, chips missing from spine and back cover. In mylar jacket.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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The Arrow of Gold   a Story Between Two Notes, Conrad, Joseph
18 Conrad, Joseph The Arrow of Gold a Story Between Two Notes
Doubleday Page 1919 First Edition Hardcover Poor No Jacket 
Doubleday Page, 1919 385 pp. Text is unmarked, clean but foxed, rear hinge cracked. An acceptable reading copy. Blue cloth boards with gold-stamped titles are faded, bumped.. First Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Monster and Other Stories, Crane, Stephen
19 Crane, Stephen The Monster and Other Stories
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1899 (Association copy - Brooklyn Daily Eagle) Three short stories by Crane, "The Monster", "The Blue Hotel", "His New Mittens." 189 pp plus two pages of ads for books by Lillian Bell and Richard Harding Davis. 23 illustrations by various artists. Endpapers are laid with horizontal wiremarks .A library set of rules from the long-defunct "Brooklyn Daily Eagle" is pasted on the front papers along with a library stamp which is also on the title page. Needless to say, the book is way,way overdue.The front and back hinges are cracked, but the text is clean and unmarked. The red boards decorated with gold stamping and black cartouches are soiled,bumped at corners, faded along spine. There is an indecypherable library sticker on spine.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library. First Edition. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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Collecting American First Editions Its Pitfalls and Pleasures, Curle, Richard
20 Curle, Richard Collecting American First Editions Its Pitfalls and Pleasures
1930 Limited Edition of 1250 Hardcover Near Fine Good Signed
1930 221 pp 12 B&Wplates. Printed on laid stock, deckled edges. text is clean, tight and unmarked., number 24 of an edition of 1250. Signed by author under number. dark blue glazed cloth boards with beveled edges are clean and undamaged , the top and botton half inch of the spine is slightly discolored. Case is bumped and chipped, all seams tender but holding.. Signed by Author. Limited Edition of 1250. Hard Cover, Slip Cased. Near Fine/Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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