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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 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.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Bibliography of Crime Fiction, 1749-1975: Listing of all mystery, detective, suspense, police, and gothic fiction in book form published in the English language (The Mystery library), Allen J Hubin
3 Allen J Hubin The Bibliography of Crime Fiction, 1749-1975: Listing of all mystery, detective, suspense, police, and gothic fiction in book form published in the English language (The Mystery library)
University Extension, University of California, San Diego 1979 0891630481 / 9780891630487 Hardcover Fine No Jacket 
University Extension, University of California, San Diego, 1979 University Extension, University of California, San Diego, 1979 xiv, 695 pp . Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Brown clothboards with silver-stamped titles are bright and undamaged. Heavy book. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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4 Amis, Kingsley Lucky Jim
London The Folio Society 2012 2nd Edition, 2nd Printing Hardcover As New No Jacket as Published Allen, Richard 
London: The Folio Society, 2012 254 pps. plus 7 full-color plates. Text clean, bright, As New, and unmarked. Illustrated brown boards with black and blue stamped art pristine. Slip case is good but has minor moisture staining and marks on oneside with somescuffing.. 2nd Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover, Slip Cased. As New/No Jacket as Published. Illus. by Allen, Richard. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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5 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 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 +.. Stated First Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good +. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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6 Bentley, E. C., Allen, H. Warner Trent's Own Case
Grosset & Dunlap 1936 second Printing. Hardcover Very Good Good 
Grosset & Dunlap, 1936 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.. second Printing.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 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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8 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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9 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
10 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 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.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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11 Burroughs, Edgar Rice At the Earth's Core
NYC Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Hardcover Very Good St. John, J. Allen 
NYC: Grosset & Dunlap, 1922 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.. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by St. John, J. Allen. 
Price: 132.00 USD
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Georgia Boy, Caldwell, Erskine
12 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
13 Caldwell, Erskine Southways
New York Viking 1938 Hardcover Very Good Good + 
New York: Viking, 1938 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 +.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good +. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Tobacco Road, Caldwell, Erskine
14 Caldwell, Erskine Tobacco Road
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1932 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1932 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.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 47.00 USD
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We Are the Living, Caldwell, Erskine
15 Caldwell, Erskine We Are the Living
New York Viking 1933 First Trade. Hardcover Very Good Fair 
New York: Viking, 1933 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.. First Trade.. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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16 Cather, Willa Alexanders' Bridge
U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1997 0684819074 / 9780684819075 First Thus. Hardcover Fine No Jacket 
U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 1997 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 Thus.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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17 Charteris, Leslie The Saint on TV
Doubleday 1968 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Doubleday, 1968 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.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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A Lady Named Lou, Clarke, Donald Henderson
18 Clarke, Donald Henderson A Lady Named Lou
Triangle Books 1946 Hardcover Very Good Fair 
Triangle Books, 1946 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.. Hardcover. 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
19 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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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20 Coward, Noel The Cream of Noel Coward
London The Folio Society 1996 Hardcover Near Fine Smithson, Helen 
London: The Folio Society, 1996 277 pps. plus 12 b/w illustrated plates. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Metallic gold cloth boards with black printing and graphics running from front to back Near Fine. Matching matte gold textured slipcover shows little signs of wear. A compilation fo Coward's works spanning overr 50 years with delightfully elegant line illustrations by Helen Smithson.. Cased Hardcover. Near Fine. Illus. by Smithson, Helen. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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