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1 The Saturday Evening Post Stories 1949
Random House 1949 First Good No Jacket 
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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 The Saturday Evening Post Stories 1949 (association copy)
Random House 1949 First Very Good Fair Jacket Signed
5.5" x 8.25" 314 pps. Moderately toned endpapers with dedication by Saturday Evening Post editor, Ben Hibbs to screenwriter, Nunnally Johnson. Top of pages stained grey..Text is clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Black cloth-covered boards with blind embossing on cover plus orange label with black title, and gold printing on spine tight and bright; flawlwss. Orange DJ with black graphic treatments is tight overall but has fading and a closed tear along spine plus edge-wear. A few of the authors presented in this collection are William Saroyan, John Durant and Frank O'Rourke. In protective mylar. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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3 The Scribner Treasury 22 Classic Tales
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 First Very Good No Jacket 
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 Size: Large 8 Vo. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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4 Adame, Celeste (ed.) Voyeurs of War Neo-Modern Literature from the Institute of American Indian Arts
Santa Fe, NM Institute of American Indian Arts 2010 First Near Fine 
163 Fiction and poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts Creative Writing Program 2009-2010. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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5 Becker, Belle & Linscott, Robert N. The Bedside Book of Famous French Stories
Random House 1945 Good No Jacket 
Random House, 1945 vi, 427 pp. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, . Blue cloth boards are rubbed at extremities. Includes stories by Balzac, George Sand, Theophile Gautier and Emile Zola. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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6 Block, Lawrence (ed) Blood on Their Hands
Berkley Prime Crime 2003 0425190358 / 9780425190357 Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 340 Pp. Nineteen short stories presented by The Mystery Writers of America. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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7 Burrell, Angus (ed) The Bedside Book of Famous American Stories
Random House 1936 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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8 Charteris, Leslie The Saint at Large the Best Short Stories of the Adventures of Simon Templar
Sun Dial Press 1943 Fair No Jacket 
Ex-Library. 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 Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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9 Chekov, Anton My Life and Other Stories
Freeport, New York Books for Libraries Press 1971 0836940059 / 9780836940053 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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10 Dinesen, Isak Last Tales
London Putnam 1957 First Very Good Good Jacket 
London: Putnam, 1957 405 pgs. Text clean, tight, and unmarked. Great photo of author on back.Black cloth cover and gold stamping on spine is pristine. Owner's dedication on endpaper. Small printer's sticker. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 5.5" x 8" 
Price: 48.00 USD
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11 Doctorow, E.L. Sweet Land Stories
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House 2004 1400062047 / 9781400062041 First Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
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. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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12 Dulles, Allen Great Spy Stories from Fiction
New York Harper & Row 1969 First Very Good Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Dulles, Allen (Ed.) Great Spy Stories from Fiction
A Giniger Book 1969 First Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
6" x 8.5" 433 pp Text is clean, tight, and unmarked Black cloth-covered boards silver stamping and red embellishments are bright and undamaged. White DJ with burgundy title and black printing has a faintly toned upper edge but is Near Fine. Note: Interesting line-up of authors including Arthur Koestler and Vladimir Nabokov, Baroness Orczy and Virgil (!) plus numerous known masters of the spy genre. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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14 Egan, Martha La Ranfla & Other New Mexico Stories
Santa Fe Papalote Press 2009 0975588141 / 9780975588147 First Near Fine Fine Jacket 
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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Farrell, James $1000 a Week and Other Stories Signed By James Farrell
New York The Vanguard Press 1942 First 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. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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16 Harrison, Fraser (ed) The Yellow Book An Illustrated Quarterly
New York St. Martin's Press 1974 First Very Good Minus No Jacket 
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 Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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17 Hawthorne, Nathaniel Legends of The Province House
New York Hurst & Co 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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18 Hibbs, Ben (ed.) The Saturday Evening Post Stories 1947
New York Random House 1947 First 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. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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19 Hunter, Don Snow Leopard: Stories from the Roof of the World
CO University of Colorado Press 2012 1607321939 / 9781607321934 First As New As New Jacket 
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. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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20 Huxley, Michael (ed) Men, Amplified
Starbooks Press 2004 0739467417 / 9780739467411 Very Good Very Good Jacket 
316 pp. Thirty short stories of male erotica. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust Jacket is clean, bright, undamaged. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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