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Tarzanna!

By: Cole, Babette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1992

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34271

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is one very small semi-closed edge tear and some beginning wrinkling to the rear cover of the dust jacket. "Tarzanna lived in the jungle with the animals. One day she met a boy named Gerald. Tarzanna taught him to speak animalese and Gerald taught her English. He persuaded Tarzanna to visit his country, but she wasn't happy, so to cheer her up Gerald's parents took her to the zoo. This was a serious mistake... View more info

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The Prince Of Tides

By: Conroy, Pat

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton and Mifflin: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32494

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, with just some beginning edge wear. "Set in New York City and the low country of South Carolina, the novel opens when Tom, a high school football coach whose marriage and career are crumbling, flies from South Carolina to New York after learning of his twin sister's suicide attempt. Savannah is one of the most gifted... View more info

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Paco's Story

By: Heinemann, Larry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32615

ISBN: 0374228477

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a strip of beginning sunning to the bottom edge of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. This is the second novel by the author of Close Quarters. "Paco Sullivan's story commences when his infantry company is sent to a fire base named Harriette, a place with a reputation for being as good as -going hom and spending the night in the house where you grew up-. Despide precedent, a vicious firefight that becomes a... View more info

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Sure Of You

By: Maupin, Armistead

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34820

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "To her adoring fans, Mary Ann Singleton seems to hav it all at thirty-seven: a sexy husband, a precocious five-year-old daughter, a Santa Fe style condo on the twenty-third floor of a posh San Francisco high rise. As the host of Mary Ann in the Morning, the city's top-rated TV talk show, this former secretary from Cleveland has gone about as far as she can go in San Francisco." "Tal... View more info

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Legacy

By: Michener, James A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1987

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34651

ISBN: 0394565266

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "In the year of his eightieth birthday, and the two-hundredth anniversary of our Constitution, James A. Michener contributes a short novel of great impact. Major Norman Starr, attached to the National Security Council, is told that he will shortly be called before a congressional committee. Through a tense, reflective weekend, the officer talks over the situation with his wife and a street-wi... View more info

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Seacoast of Bohemia

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc.: 1929

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34727

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and small chips missing. "This is a history of four infatuated adventurers, Christopher Morley, Cleon Throckmorton, Conrad Milliken and Harry Wagstaff Gribble who rediscovered the Old Rialto Theatre in Hoboken, refurnished it for hilarity and made the pagan old playhouse both famous and financially successful in one of New York's most disastrous theatrical seasons."... View more info

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Wolf in the Shadows

By: Muller, Marcia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A34260

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author, with a short inscription, on the title page. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Successful in her investigative work for All Souls Legal Cooperative, happy with her newly renovated house, and feeling somewhat more secure in her relationship with the mysterious environmental activist, Hy Ripinsky, Sharon is shocked to find herself suddenly faced with a wrenching ultimatum. No longe... View more info

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Too Late The Phalarope

By: Paton, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1953

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34677

ISBN: 0224605798

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover Art; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright, with some light toning to the endpapers. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge nicks, tears and a couple of small edge chips. The rear dust jacket panel has generalized light toning. "Too Late the Phalarope is the story of a young white South African police lieutenant, idolized in his community, who violates one of the strictest laws of that c... View more info

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Raise High The Roof Beam, Carpenters And Seymour an Introduction

By: Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David Salinger)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little Brown & Company: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition; 3rd issue

Seller ID: A34672

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This is the third issue, with the dedication page inserted after the title page and line 12 on page 173 Seymour is spelled Seymore. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have one small chip to the bottom spine end, along with some light spots of rubbing to the spne ends and spine joints. "The two long pieces in this book originally came out in ... View more info

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Prince Zaleski And Cummings King Monk

By: Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps Shiell)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Mycroft & Moran: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38504

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 4000 copies (actually 4036 according to the Arkham House Companion). This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. This book includes the short works: The Race of Orven, The Stone of the Edmondsbury Monks, The S. S. , The Return of Prince Zaleski, Cummings King Monk: He Meddles with Women, He Defines - Greatness of Mind - , and He Wakes an Echo. According to the Arkham House Companion, these stories are rather bizarre mysteries wi... View more info

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Enemies, A Love Story

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34534

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; The cover art for this book is by John Alcorn. This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some beginning fading to the spine and some light ground-in dirt to the rear cover. "In the Beginning was lust, Herman Broder, the hero of Mr. Singer's new novel, tells himself. Broder, whose family was wiped out in the Nazi holocaust in Poland, escapes death by hiding in a village hayloft for two years. He is now living... View more info

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Whores For Gloria

By: Vollman, William T.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New york, Pantheon Books: 1991

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A33095

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the half title page with an illustration that covers the half title page and the reverse of the front endpaper -- front endpaper has a face looking off to the side while the half title page has a heart with an arrow through it around the title and below that is the signature. The reverse of the front dust jacket has a two inch damp spot (in a semi-circular pattern starting at the bottom ... View more info

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Flood A Romance of Our Time

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34286

ISBN: 0394425197

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover Art; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a slight ripple on the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright with the exception of some beginning edge nicks and rubbed spots along with some toning to the rear panel. "This powerful novel begins with the coming of two men to a small Tennessee town in April, 1960 - Brad Tolliver, long absent native son and successful screen writer, and Yasha Jones, famous directo and stranger to the r... View more info