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1 Evergreen Review No. 95
New York Evergreen Review 1972 Very Good 
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" 
Price: 9.00 USD
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2 Abbey, Edward The Fool's Progress
New York Henry Holt 1988 0805009213 / 9780805009217 First Very Good Plus Very Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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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 Fine No Jacket 
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. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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4 Baldwin, James The Evidence ofThings Not Seen
New York Holt Rinehart Winston 1985 0030055296 / 9780030055294 First Near Fine Very Good + Jacket 
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 +. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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5 Bentley, E. C., Allen, H. Warner Trent's Own Case
Grosset & Dunlap 1936 second Printing Very Good Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Bowles, Paul A Hundred Camels in the Courtyard
City Lights 1976 Sixth Printing Near Fine 
63 pp . Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright, undamaged, very slightly yellowed. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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7 Brautigan, Richard A Confederate General from Big Sur
New York Grove Press 1964 Fifth Printing Good No Jacket 
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. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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8 Brautigan, Richard In Watermelon Sugar
New York Delta 1969 First Good No Jacket 
"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. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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9 Brown, Charles Brockden Wieland or the Transformation Together with Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist A Fragment
New York Harcoourt, Brace & Company 1926 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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10 Burroughs, Edgar Rice At the Earth's Core
NYC Grosset & Dunlap 1922 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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11 Caldwell, Erskine Georgia Boy
Signet 1959 First Fair 
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. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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12 Caldwell, Erskine Southways
New York Viking 1938 Very Good Good + Jacket 
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 +. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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13 Caldwell, Erskine Tobacco Road
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1932 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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14 Caldwell, Erskine We Are the Living
New York Viking 1933 First Very Good Fair Jacket 
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. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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15 Cather, Willa Alexanders' Bridge
U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1997 0684819074 / 9780684819075 First 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. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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16 Charteris, Leslie The Saint on TV
Doubleday 1968 First Very Good Very Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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17 Clarke, Donald Henderson A Lady Named Lou
Triangle Books 1946 Very Good Fair Jacket 
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. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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18 Conrad, Joseph The Arrow of Gold a Story Between Two Notes
Doubleday Page 1919 First Poor No Jacket 
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. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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19 Coward, Noel The Cream of Noel Coward
London The Folio Society 1996 Near Fine Smithson, Helen 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 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. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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20 Cowley, Malcom The Faulkner- Cowley File Letters and Memories 1944-1962
Viking Press 1966 First Near Fine Good Jacket 
6"x 8.75" 184 pps. Text clean, tight bright and unmarked. Brown paper and brown cloth covered boards clean and undamaged, but gold ink on spine is somewhat faded. DJ with a b/w photograph on cover and white and blue type is tight and unmarked but is somewhat toned and worn with minor paper loss on spine. In protective mylar. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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