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American Twentieth Century Literature

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1 Adams, Franklin P. The Diary Of Our Own Samuel Pepys 1911-1925 (Vol. 1) & 1926-1934 (Vol. 2)
Simon & Schuster 1935 First Very Good No DJ Signed
7.75" x 9.25" 2 Volumes - 1305 deckled pps. of which the last is unopened. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Beige cloth boards with red and black printed boards show some discoloration on spine but are tight, bright with no structural damaged. First volume is signedby screenwriter Nunnally Johnston (1897-1977). 
Price: 36.00 USD
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2 Adams, J. Donald O. Henry's New York the Immortality of a Great City Portrayed in Some of the Best Short Stories of All Time
Fawcett 1964 Fair 
Fawcett, 1964 192 pp. Text is clean, tight, unmarked , toned. Moisture stain on top edges does not extend into text. Covers are intact, edgeworn. A useful reading copy. Mass Market Paperback. Fair. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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3 Anthony Burgess Ernest Hemingway and His World
U.S.A. Charles Scribner's Sons 1978 068415661X / 9780684156613 First Near Fine Fine Jacket 
128 pp with B&W illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Green cloth boards are undamaged. DJ is bright and whole save for one short closed tear. Now in mylar protector. #001855. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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4 Biggers, Earl Dare The Agony Column
Bobbs-Merrill 1916 First Good No Jacket Grefe, Will 
Ex-Library. 194 pp with B&W plate frontis and B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. The remains of a library sticker on endpapers but no other library markings. Sienna cloth boards with blind stamped design and cream titles are clean and bright on the boards, titles fading along spine. bumped at extremities with very slight loss of material. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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5 Brand, Max Galloping Danger (LARGE PRINT)
Boston G. K. Hall & Co 1982 0816134316 / 9780816134311 First Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
6.5" x 9.5" 327 pps. Large-printed text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Beige cloth boards with gold stamping flawless. DG clean and bright with very minor signs of wear. This is a large print editon of Max Brand's 1923 story. Max Brand was one of twenty pen names for Frederick Faust who wrote for televison as well: Examples: Dr. Kildare and Destry Rides Again. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Dickey, James Deliverance
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co 1970 First Very Good + Very Good Jacket 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1970 278 pp. First printing"C". Text is tight and unmarked except for pp 21-22 where a bit of the green edge dye has penetrated onto the pages for about 3/4 of an inch. Top edges are green with some small water spots near spine. Beige boards with green stamped printing are "fine." Black DJ with green eye plus author's portrait on back is "VG" with several closed tears and rubbing along edges. Price clipped. The DJ's colors are bright with no fading. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Printing. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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7 Faulkner, William Flags in the Dust
Random House 1973 First Very Good Good Jacket 
Random House, 1973 369 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Mustard-colored cloth boards with copper stamped titles are cean, bright, undamaged. DJ is intact with darkened spine, edgewear. Not price-clipped. Now in protective mylar. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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8 Faulkner, William The Mansion
London Chatto & Windus 1961 First Good No Jacket 
London: Chatto & Windus, 1961 Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Library stamps on endpapers and libe pocket. Binding is good+. Bumped and spine faded. Gilt printing on spine. First UK Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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9 Faulkner, William The Town
London Chatto & Windus 1958 First Good + No Jacket 
London: Chatto & Windus, 1958 Text is clean, tight, and unmarked. Library stamp and pocket on endpapers. Binding is bumped, scuffed and scratched with a faded spine. First UK Edition. Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket. Ex-Library. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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10 Gray, Charles Wright Horses Dogs and Men an Anthology of Stories About Them
Henry Holt 1935 First Good Poor Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 336 pps. Text clean, tight, toned and unmarked. Orange cloth boards are clean, unmarked and very good. DJ is clear and bright but has paper loos in three places. Basically a unique collecton of stories by and about menand their relationship with animals from notable writers of that period: John Galsworthy, Booth Tarkington, Hugh Walpole et. al. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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11 Grey, Zane The Dude Ranger (LARGE PRINT)
Boston G. K. Hall & Co 1982 0816132208 / 9780816132201 First Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
6.5" x 9.5" 378 pps. Large-printed text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Beige cloth boards with red, metallic stamping flawless. DJ clean and bright with minor chip and minor wear.This is a large print edition of Grey's 1931 classic. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Grey, Zane The Rustlers of Pecos County (LARGE PRINT)
Boston G. K. Hall & Co 1980 081613085X / 9780816130856 First Very Good Very Good Jacket 
6.5" x 9.5" 414 pps. Large print text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Black cloth boards show minor signs of wear. DJ is clean and bright with minor signs of wear. This is a large print edition of Grey's 1914 classic. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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13 Grey, Zane The Westerner (LARGE PRINT)
Boston G. K. Hall & Co 1980 0816131252 / 9780816131259 First Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
6.5" x 9.5" 133 pps. Large printed text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Beige cloth boards with green type flawless.. DJ clean and bright with the most minor signs of wear. This is large print edition of Zane Grey's classic. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Grey, Zane Thunder Mountain (LARGE PRINT)
Boston G. K. Hall & Co 1982 0816133530 / 9780816133536 First Very Good Very Good Jacket 
6.5" x 9.5" 418 pps. Large print test clean, bright, tight with very minot marginalia on one page. Blue cloth boards with copper stamping flawlwss. Dj clean an bright with minor wear, 2 small closed ters, and minor paper loss on upper corner of back cover. This is a large print edition of Grey's 1935 classic. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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15 Grey, Zane Western Union (LARGE PRINTedition)
Boston G. K. Hall & Co 1982 0816133549 / 9780816133543 First Very Good Very Good Jacket 
6.5" x 9.5" 363 pps. Large print text clean, tight, bright with very minor marginalia on one page. Blue cloth boards show slight wear.DJ clean, bright with minor signs of wear. This is a large print edition of Grey's 1939 classic. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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16 Hersey, John My Petition for More Space
Knopf 1974 0394494660 / 9780394494661 First Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Knopf, 1974 182 pp, Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean and bright with slight shelfwear and one short closed tear, price-clipped but with an attached price sticker. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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17 James, Darius Negrophobia An Urban Parable
St Martin's Press 1993 0312093500 / 9780312093501 First Near Fine 
5 1/2" X 8 1/8 " 7, 174 pps with one illustrated page plus 4 b/w plates. Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked - AN. Black, illustrated cover with neon pink type shows minor wear. "Negrophobia is a deliciously bawdy and original look at race relations and pop culture from the clown prince of Negrophobia" - Village Voice. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Jennewein, J. Leonard Black Hills Booktrails
Dakota Territory Centennial Commission 1962 First Very Good No Jacket 
Dakota Territory Centennial Commission, 1962 111 pp with one illustration of the title page of the first book printed in the Black Hills frontis. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Rust-colored cloth boards are clean and undamaged, bumped at extremities. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 64.00 USD
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19 Kendall, Ezra GOOD GRAVY A Pure Tonic of Wit and Humor Served Up By Ezra Kendall
The Cleveland News Co 1901 First Fair W. J. Morgan & Co. 
5 1/8" X 7 3/4" Self-published. 96 pps. with line illustration spots throughout. Text tight and unmarked and toned with some light staining Bottom right-hand corner has been bumped on the reverse.. Soft cover with period type treatments and graphics printed in black shows wear -especially along spine - but is intact with no paper loss. A "pure tonic of wit and humor" from the turn of 19th century via Cleveland, Ohio. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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20 MacDonald, John D. The End of the Night
Simon & Schuster 1960 First Good Good Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 272 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Front endpapers have a previous owner's signature and date plus the stamp from a bookstore lending library. No other library markings.Front and rear endpapers have light foxing and tape marks. DJ is bright, not price-clipped, and intact with light edgewear and signs that it had once been taped to the book. Now in protective mylar. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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