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1 A. J. Cronin The Judas Tree
Boston Little, Brown, and Co. 1961 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 345 pages; A bright, neat, snug copy in its original dust jacket. Prior owner's small circuar name stamp inked to front endpage. Jacket spine mildly sunned. Light shelfrub to jacket edges and mild toning to the unlaminated jacket surfaces. VG+/VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 Abbey, Kieran Beyond the Dark
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1944 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; 1st printing with Scribner "A" on copyright page. In publisher's textured tan paper covered boards with title lettering boldly in blue to cover and spine. Soundly bound copy, slightly cocked in the spine, has prior owner name penciled neatly to front endpage. Light shelf soiling to boards and usual expected light offset toning in endpage gutters from 1940's era binder's glue. Solid copy lacking the elusive dust jacket. VG- 
Price: 55.00 USD
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3 Abrahams, Peter Bullet Point
New York HarperTeen 2010 0061227692 / 9780061227691 Paperback Near Fine 
Advance Uncorrected Proof; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; Advance Review Copy in glossy illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh. About Fine. Pre publication 1st printing. 
Price: 13.95 USD
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4 Acevedo, Mario Werewolf Smackdown
New York Eos 2010 0061567183 / 9780061567186 First Edition Trade paperback Near Fine 
T; Uncorrected Proof; Small 8vo 7˝" - 8" tall; 406 pages; Uncorrected proof. Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright, tight and fresh; no marks inside or out. Feels and appears unread. Just a hint of shelf/storage evidence to edges. About ot Near Fine 
Price: 13.50 USD
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5 Ackerman, Diane One Hundred Names for Love A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2011 039307241X / 9780393072419 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 336 pages; New copy from sample stock of publisher's sales rep. New 1st printing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Ackerman, Karen & Linda Allen Moveable Mabeline
New York Philomel 1990 0399215808 / 9780399215803 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Color Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Bright, snug and neat in crisp-edged, uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Gift inscription neatly penned to front endpage; otherwise unmarked and very neat. Illustrated with bright color drawings. NF/F ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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7 Adiga, Aravind The White Tiger; A Novel [Advance Reader's Copy]
New York Free Press 2008 1416562591 / 9781416562597 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; Advanced Reader's Copy. Trade paperback in illustrated covers. Tight bright and clean. Just a touch of shelf/handling evidence to covers. Handsome copy. VG++ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Adshead, Gladys L. and Elizabeth Orton Jones (illust.) What Miranda Knew
London & New York Oxford University Press 1944 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Color Illustrations; Square 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; HC in publisher's blue cloth over boards with title lettering to spine and small pictorial vignette to cover in black. 1st edition. Sound clean copy with bright unrubbed externals. Rich color illustrations throughout by Orton Jones. One page starting slightly at front edge; it has a little rubbing stres where it extrudes slightly from the page block. A child's penciled letters on two pages. Lacking dust jacket, else about VG 
Price: 49.50 USD
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9 Aiken, Joan The Cockatrice Boys
New York Tor Books 1996 0312860560 / 9780312860561 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 221 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Feels and appears about as new. Illustrated with B&W drawings. Signed by author to the title page. F/F.; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Ainsworth W. Harrison & William E. A. Axon (Intro. ) Old Saint Paul's: A Tale Of The Plague And The Fire Everyman's Library [Turnbull & Spears, 1908]
London & New York J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton 1911 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 476 pages; Everyman's Library. 1st Everyman imprint of this title with no indication of subsequent printings. Printer's notice for Temple Press at rear. Soundly bound in original trade binding of ribbed red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Mild crimping and light rubbing to cloth at spine ends with mild fray to cloth at crown. Red cloth is lightly sun faded at spine but with gilt still bright. Binding a little shaken. Prior owner name and 1911 purchase date penned neatly to pictorial front pastedown endpage. The 1st printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour 6.0] VG- 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Aira, César & Katherine Silver The Miracle Cures of Dr. Aira
New York New Directions 2012 0811219992 / 9780811219990 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover New 
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 88 pages; 1st printing. New copy, from publisher's sales representative's sample stock. New 
Price: 8.95 USD
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12 Aira, César & Chris Andrews (Trans) The Musical Brain, And Other Stories
New York New Directions 2015 081122029X / 9780811220293 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Small 8vo 7˝" - 8" tall; 240 pages; HC issued without dust jacket. Original black cloth with title lettering in blue to spine and lower board. Title design in hologram panel mounted to the upper board. Tightly bound and fresh; feels and appears unread and about as new. NF to F 
Price: 16.95 USD
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13 Albee, Edward Counting the Ways and Listening; Two Plays
New York Atheneum 1977 0689107854 / 9780689107856 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages; Inscribed by Albee on the half title page to Jere Real : " by [signed] // This copy for Jere Real , who // understands // Lynchburg 1982." Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. Tight fresh copy in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket with $7.95 issue price to unclipped front flap. Just trace shelf evidence to jacket at spine ends and edges. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 85.00 USD
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14 Albee, Edward Counting The Ways And Listening; Two Plays
New York Atheneum 1977 0689107854 / 9780689107856 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages; Tight and neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket with $7.95 issue price intact on unclipped front flap. Just mild toning to jacket flaps. Handsome copy. F/NF 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Albee, Edward Seascape
New York Atheneum 1975 0689105398 / 9780689105395 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 135 pages; Inscribed by Albee on the half-title page to Jere Real. Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. Tight, fresh copy in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket with $7.95 issue price intact to the unclipped front flap. Top edge stain is vivid and uniform. Mild vertical stress crease to the front jacket flap. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 165.00 USD
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16 Albee, Edward and James Purdy Malcolm, from the novel by James Purdy
New York Atheneum 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pages; Inscribed and signed on the half-title page by Albee to Jere Real. Under the half-title "by Edward Albee (through Jim Purdy) for Jere Real". Snugly bound in original title lettered dust jacket with $4.95 issue price on unclipped front flap. Real's ownership signature to the top corner of the flyleaf is dated 1970. Dust jacket shelf rubbed at edges with several spots of rub to panel surfaces. Illustrated with photos from the stage production. Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college for speaking and teaching engagements. VG+/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 125.00 USD
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17 Alexie, Sherman Flight A Novel
New York Grove Press, Black Cat 2007 0802170374 / 9780802170378 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 181 pages; Paperback original - 1st printing. Tightly bound in pictorial flap-fold covers. Feels and appears unread and as new. Fine 
Price: 12.50 USD
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18 Alexie, Sherman Indian Killer; Uncorrected Proof
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1996 087113652X / 9780871136527 First Edition; First Printing Wraps Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 334 pages; Proof copy in slick wraps, as issued. Unread copy. NF 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Ali, Monica Brick Lane
London Doubleday 2003 038560484X / 9780385604840 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 413 pages; HC/DJ 1st edition, 1st printing. Exceptionally bright and fresh copy in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial jacket with publisher's issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Signed by the author to the title page. Handsome copy. F/F; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Ambrose, Stephen Eisenhower: Volume I. Soldier, General of the Army, President Elect; 1890-1952 & Volume II. the President [SIGNED]
New York Simon & Schuster 1984 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Maps & Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1387 pages; [SIGNED] 1983 & 1984. HC/DJ. Both volumes 1st edition, 1st printing. Both snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jackets. Both volumes inscribed to the same recipient and signed by Ambrose to the half-title pages. Vol I [Soldier] has the small ink stamp to the bottom edge of the Simon & Schuster "sower" - indicating a likely remaindered copy; the front jacket flap of this 1st volume is price clipped. Second volume price intact ($24.95) to front flap with no stamp. Superficial stress scrunch to crown of the spine panel of Soldier; otherwise just a whisper of shelf evidence to jackets. Illustrated with maps and photographs. A very handsome set, 1st printings with uniform author signatures. ISBNs 0671440691 & 0671499017; 637 & 750 pp. NF/NF 
Price: 250.00 USD
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