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  • THE BRAVE COWBOY: An Old Tale in a New Time. by Abbey, Edward.
    Abbey, Edward.
    THE BRAVE COWBOY: An Old Tale in a New Time.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Avon, (1992.). Novel about a loner at odds with modern civilization, as he rides a feisty chestnut mare across the new West buried in concrete. 297 pp. ISBN: 0-380-714590.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 46124
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • Adams, Richard.
    THE PLAGUE DOGS.

    Edition: Paperback.

    London: Penguin, (1978.). Twodogs escape from a research station where they have been horribly mistreated - another classic by the author of 'Watership Down.' Illustrations and diagrams by A. Wainwright. 461 pp. ISBN: 0-14-00-50000.

    Condition: Very good condition.

    Book ID: 30248
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • THE MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO: A Novel. by Albom, Mitch.
    Albom, Mitch.
    THE MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO: A Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2015). First edition - A novel about Albom's "most unforgettable fictional character - Frankie Presto, the greatest guitarist to ever walk the earth - in this novel about the bands we join in life and the power of talent to change our lives." 446 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps. A rather uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 74507
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • Aldridge, James.
    GOODBYE UN-AMERICA.

    Edition: Second US printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, 1979. The story of an impossible reconcilation between friends estranged by the political witchhunt of the fifties, narrated by Kit Quayle.

    Condition: NF/NF.

    Book ID: 3952
    Keywords: fiction
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  • Alfau, Felipe.
    CHROMOS.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    Chicago: Dalkey Archive, (1999.). Although written in the 1940's, this was left unpublished until 1990, when it was finalist for the National Book Award. It is called " a true masterpiece of post World-War II fiction. ISBN: 1-56478-2042.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy)

    Book ID: 28475
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  • Allie (Vern) / Trout (Ron.)
    KISS LOST EDEN GOODBYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Sunnyvale, CA; Workshop Associates, (1966.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of two crazy Californians who wind up in the remote reaches of the Ozarks - the 'lost eden' of the title. INSCRIBED by author Ron Trout on the blank page following the copyright (the recto of the dedication page) - and this full page inscription tells some of the story behind the book: ".... these other two, my brother - talented - and I, toured this country doing the easy marks (suckers twice) as entertainers, musicians, Shakespeareans, finally going broke in these lovely Ozarks, and living among these characters for nine lovely month...." Dated March 16, 1966, in the year of publication. Illustrated with drawings by…

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    Sunnyvale, CA; Workshop Associates, (1966.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of two crazy Californians who wind up in the remote reaches of the Ozarks - the 'lost eden' of the title. INSCRIBED by author Ron Trout on the blank page following the copyright (the recto of the dedication page) - and this full page inscription tells some of the story behind the book: ".... these other two, my brother - talented - and I, toured this country doing the easy marks (suckers twice) as entertainers, musicians, Shakespeareans, finally going broke in these lovely Ozarks, and living among these characters for nine lovely month...." Dated March 16, 1966, in the year of publication. Illustrated with drawings by the authors (Allie Vern has since achieved recognition as an artist) and Conrad Diethelm. 216 pp.

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    Condition: Near fine in a good only dust jack (several chips to the dj edges). Uncommon.

    Book ID: 38602
    Keywords: Fiction, ozarks
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  • KISS LOST EDEN GOODBYE. by Allie (Vern) / Trout (Ron.)
    Allie (Vern) / Trout (Ron.)
    KISS LOST EDEN GOODBYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Sunnyvale, CA; Workshop Associates, (1966.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of two crazy Californians who wind up in the remote reaches of the Ozarks - the 'lost eden' of the title. INSCRIBED by author Ron Trout on the blank page following the copyright (the recto of the dedication page) - and this full page inscription tells some of the story behind the book: ".Remember those goddamn Depression days back in the thirties? This story is about my bastard brother and me in the Ozark Mountains in 1933 & 1934. By god, we had a ball until the hillbillies caught up with us." Illustrated with drawings by the authors (Allie Vern has since achieved recognition as an artist) and Conrad Diethelm. 216 pp.

    Condition: Very good in black cloth with gold lettering in a fair only dust jack (several chips to the dj edges, tear along the fold). Uncommon.

    Book ID: 79960
    Keywords: Fiction, ozarks
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  • Alvarez, A.
    HERS

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel by this English critic and poet.

    Condition: VG+/VG (closed tear at top of dj spine.)

    Book ID: 11121
    Keywords: fiction
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  • Asch, Sholem.
    A PASSAGE IN THE NIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1953. dj. Hardcover first edition - A modern novel - the story of a son of poor religious immigrants who built up great wealth, but as he grew older the fact that this wealth was partly built on the fact that he had cheated another man as a young man preys on him, and he goes back to the small town to try and find the man.

    Condition: Very good- in very good- dust jacket (prev owner had taped the dj to the endpapers, and the discoloration from the tape remains.)

    Book ID: 20711
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • Ashbery, John and Schuyler, James.
    A NEST OF NINNIES.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Ecco Press, 1997. dj. Hardcover - A reissue of this humorous novel about life in the American suburbs written in collaboration by two poets, and originally published in 1969. ISBN: 0-88001-5233.

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

    Book ID: 18103
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • Ashton, Helen.
    DOCTOR SEROCOLD.

    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1930. Hardcover - Novel about one day in the life of a country doctor.

    Condition: Good only, letters rubbed off of spine, water stain on lower edge of text block (not affecting the pages), lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 18210
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • Auchincloss, Louis
    SECOND CHANCE: Tales of Two Generations.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories.

    Condition: Good in a good dustjacket (some edgewear to the dustjacket)

    Book ID: 16967
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • TIMBUKTU. by Auster, Paul
    Auster, Paul
    TIMBUKTU.

    Edition: First UK trade paperback printing.

    London: Faber & Faber, (2000.). Auster's remarkable novel told from the viewpoint of Mr. Bones, an endearing and memorable dog. 186 pp. ISBN: 0-571-203299.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 47110
    Keywords: dog fiction, Fiction
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  • SNOW JOB. by Baker, Alfred.
    Baker, Alfred.
    SNOW JOB.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arco Publishing, (1952.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A sexy novel following the conquests of a husky air force pilot from Missouri in Europe in the years after World War II. " 'Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned' and Mitch outraged a dozen." An Arco Sophisticate title, considered racy at the time, mild now. 175 pp. plus an 8 page catalogue of other titles at rear of book.

    Condition: Very good+ in a very good- yellow dust jacket with striking "good girl" cover art (gga).

    Book ID: 40771
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  • FERMATA. by Baker, Nicholson.
    Baker, Nicholson.
    FERMATA.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Random House, (1994) dj. Hardcover - A novel by the author of 'Vox.' 303 pp. ISBN: 0-679-415866.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64928
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • Baker, Will
    MOUNTAIN BLOOD

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 11769
    Keywords: fiction
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  • Ballard, J. G.
    COCAINE NIGHTS.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, 1996. dj. Hardcover - Novel set on Spain's Costa Brava. ISBN: 1-887178-66x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 18864
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • WHIT or Isis Amongst the Unsaved. by Banks, Iain.
    Banks, Iain.
    WHIT or Isis Amongst the Unsaved.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    London: Little Brown, (1995) dj. Hardcover - A satire which explores the "techno-ridden vacuity of modern culture. . . Isis Whit is no ordinary teenager. An innocent in the ways of the world, an ingenue when it comes to fashion, she does however rejoice in some neat healing powers, a way with animals and the exalted status of Elect of God of the Luskentyrian." 455 pp. ISBN: 0-316914363.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75623
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • Banks, Russell.
    THE BOOK OF JAMAICA.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: HarperPerennial, (1996.). Novel with explores the complexities of political life in the Caribbean and its racial conflicts. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0977078.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 37998
    View cart More details Price: $8.00
  • Banks, Russell.
    THE RELATION OF MY IMPRISONMENT.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    College Park, Maryland: Sun & Moon Press, (1983.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A compact and provocative 'work of fiction utilizing a form invented in the 17th century by imprisoned Puritan divines.' 121 pp. SIGNED on the title page by the author. ISBN: 0-940650-258.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31249
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • THE SWEET HEREAFTER. by Banks, Russell.
    Banks, Russell.
    THE SWEET HEREAFTER.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: HarperPerennial, (1992.). A school bus accident with 14 children dead from the small town of Sam Dent, New York. Explores a tight-knit community's response to the inexplicable loss of its children. Basis for the excellent 1997 Movie directed by Atom Egoyan (Grand prize Cannes Film Festival. BSFC award Best Supporting Actress Sara Polley; Oscar nominations for director, screenplay, many other awards.) 257 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0923245.

    Condition: Very good condition.

    Book ID: 47104
    Keywords: Fiction, movie tie-in
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  • BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN. by Barker, Pat.
    Barker, Pat.
    BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1984) dj. Hardcover - Award-winning author's powerful short novel, an unsentimental and compassionate story of the women a city in Northern England who walk the streets in order to feed their children, and how their lives are changed when a serial killer is on the prowl with prostitutes as his prey. 170 pp. ISBN: 0-399-13011x.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a very good unmarked dust jacket (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 73650
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • I AIN'T SAYIN' SHE'S A GOLD DIGGER. by Barnes, Erica K.
    Barnes, Erica K.
    I AIN'T SAYIN' SHE'S A GOLD DIGGER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Jamaica, Queens, New York: Q-BORO Books, (2008). SIGNED first edition - "Three young women trying to make it the only way they want to... . the easy way out will be the life-altering lesson that can make or break them." SIGNED on the half title page. 256 pp. ISBN: 1933967420.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60780
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  • Barrett, Andrea
    LUCID STARS

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover in the US.

    New York: Delta, 1988. First edition - First novel by recent the National Book Award winner, and also the first book to be published as a trade paper original by the revised Delta Fiction imprint. ISBN: 0-440-550009.

    Condition: Fair condition only. Some creasing, curling and rubbing to the covers, bookstore 'bargain' stamp - contents reasonably clean.

    Book ID: 19110
    Keywords: fiction
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  • SABBATICAL by Barth, John
    Barth, John
    SABBATICAL

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Putnam, (1982.). Sixth novel by this National Book Award winning writer. 366 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy white printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 40767
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • SNOW WHITE. by Barthelme, Donald.
    Barthelme, Donald.
    SNOW WHITE.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Scribner, (1996.). A "raunchy and hilarious reworking of the classic fairy tale." 187 pp. ISBN: 0-684-824795.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 57881
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • Barthelme, Frederick
    SECOND MARRIAGE

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Penguin, 1985.

    Condition: Very good-.

    Book ID: 11777
    Keywords: fiction
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  • Bass, Rick.
    PLATTE RIVER.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1995.). A collection of 3 long stories, set in Northern Montana. Cover art by Russell Chatham. ISBN: 0-345-392493.

    Condition: Near fine (some toning to the paper.)

    Book ID: 29089
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • THE SKY, THE STARS, THE WILDERNESS. by Bass, Rick.
    Bass, Rick.
    THE SKY, THE STARS, THE WILDERNESS.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin - Mariner Books, (1998). Three short novels, all rooted in the land - one set in the frozen winter North, another on a ranch in Texas and one in the Appalachian foothills. 190 pp. ISBN: 0-395-717582.

    Condition: Very good (noticeable tanning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 56417
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  • Bass, Rick.
    PLATTE RIVER.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1995.). A collection of 3 long stories, set in Northern Montana. Cover art by Russell Chatham. ISBN: 0-345-392493.

    Condition: Good condition (some creasing to the covers.)

    Book ID: 40820
    Keywords: Fiction
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