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  • TORRID ZONE: Seven Stories from the Gulf Coast. by Maslow, Jonathan.
    Maslow, Jonathan.
    TORRID ZONE: Seven Stories from the Gulf Coast.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first work of fiction by this naturalist and travel writer- a collection of seven short stories with characters ranging from a cigar factory lector (reader) in Tampa, Florida to a Vietnam vet running a tour boat to Estavanico, the African slave who accompanied the conquistadores in the 16th century. SIGNED on the title page. 277 pp. ISBN: 0-679-408762.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60539
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  • TORRID ZONE: Seven Stories from the Gulf Coast. by Maslow, Jonathan.
    Maslow, Jonathan.
    TORRID ZONE: Seven Stories from the Gulf Coast.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first work of fiction by this naturalist and travel writer- a collection of seven short stories with characters ranging from a cigar factory lector (reader) in Tampa, Florida to a Vietnam vet running a tour boat to Estavanico, the African slave who accompanied the conquistadores in the 16th century. From the collection of noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens and INSCRIBED on the title page "for Larry." 277 pp. ISBN: 0-679-408762.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60540
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  • THE SEA AND THE JUNGLE. by Tomlinson, H. M.
    Tomlinson, H. M.
    THE SEA AND THE JUNGLE.

    Edition: 5th printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1927, 1920). SIGNED hardcover - The author's first book, originally published in England in 1912. A classic story of traveling on a freighter from London to the upper reaches of the Amazon. The dedication page that this is "the narrative of the voyage of the tramp steamer Capella from Swansea to Santa Maria de Belem do Grao Para in the Brazils, and thence 2,000 miles along the forest of the Amazon and Madeira Rivers to the San Antonio Falls; afterwards returning to Barbados for orders, and going by way of Jamaica to Tampa in Florida, where she loaded for home. Done in the years 1909 and 1910." SIGNED by Tomlinson on the half title page, and very uncommon thus. 371 pp.

    Condition: Very good in textured blue cloth with gilt lettering, light green tinting to top edge - some rubbing to the covers, spine somewhat sunned)

    Book ID: 87565
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  • THE TRUTH ABOUT THEM. by Yglesias, Jose.
    Yglesias, Jose.
    THE TRUTH ABOUT THEM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: World Publishing Co., (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel about a Spanish Cuban family in Tampa adjusting to the larger American scene of society - it "weaves back and forth in time and place: Cuba, Key West, Tampa, New York, from the middle of the 19th century to the present day." 215 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 79809
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