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  • Horton, Tom.
    ISLAND OUT OF TIME: A Memoir of Smith Island in the Chesapeake.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dj flap: "Smith Island is a marshy archipelago in mid-Chesapeake Bay, 9 miles from the mainland, home to 150 watermen and their families.. . Tom Horton lived for nearly three years on Smith Island, recording through observations and interviews the traditions of oystering, crab catching, churchgoing, hunting and poaching, and the social rituals of these fiercely independent men and women. His beautiful elegiac story is about community and isolation, harvest and exploitation, and the risks and charms of being different from the surrounding world." 316 pp. ISBN: 0-393039382.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 33628
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  • DEAD MAN'S FINGERS. by Lee, Barbara.
    Lee, Barbara.
    DEAD MAN'S FINGERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third in the Chesapeake Bay mystery series set on the Maryland shore and featuring real estate agent Eve Elliott. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. The first book in this series won the St Martin's/ Malice Domestic Best First Novel Contest. 276 pp. Promotional bookmark laid in. ISBN: 0-312205244.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 77898
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  • SOUTHERN LIGHT. by Salamanca, J. R.
    Salamanca, J. R.
    SOUTHERN LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fifth novel (the first novel after a 13 year delay), a haunting love story, set on a small island in Chesapeake Bay. 675 pp. ISBN: 0-394-482522.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45286
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  • SOUTHERN LIGHT. by Salamanca, J. R.
    Salamanca, J. R.
    SOUTHERN LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fifth novel (the first novel after a 13 year delay), a haunting love story, set on a small island in Chesapeake Bay. 675 pp. ISBN: 0-394-482522.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (some very short edge tears to upper edge of dj)

    Book ID: 45887
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  • MASON'S RETREAT. by Tilghman, Christopher.
    Tilghman, Christopher.
    MASON'S RETREAT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel (his second book, following a collection of short stories), the story of a family who return to the their crumbling family estate on the eastern shore of Maryland on the eve of World War II. SIGNED on the title page and INSCRIBED on the half title page to noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens "with greetings and high hopes you enjoy this tale" and dated in the year of publication. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-67945200.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60565
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  • MASON'S RETREAT. by Tilghman, Christopher.
    Tilghman, Christopher.
    MASON'S RETREAT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel (his second book, following a collection of short stories), the story of a family who return to the their crumbling family estate on the eastern shore of Maryland on the eve of World War II. SIGNED on the title page. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-67945200.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59550
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  • THE RIGHT-HAND SHORE. by Tilghman, Christopher.
    Tilghman, Christopher.
    THE RIGHT-HAND SHORE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1912) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set on the Chesapeake Bay in 1920, but containing stories from an earlier time -of slavery, of attempts to turn the retreat into a peach orchard, of growing up in a fractured family. SIGNED on the title page. A New York Times Notable Novel, 355 pp. ISBN: 978-0374203481.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75564
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  • MASON'S RETREAT. by Tilghman, Christopher.
    Tilghman, Christopher.
    MASON'S RETREAT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel (his second book, following a collection of short stories), the story of a family who return to the their crumbling family estate on the eastern shore of Maryland on the eve of World War II. A hardcover advance copy - a 'special preview edition' - with a different dustjacket than the trade edition. Publisher's letter laid in. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-67945200.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75565
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