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Trust Me Short Stories

By: Updike, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8438

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket appear As New, square and securely bound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages; Collection of short stories by one of America's greatest 20th century writers. View more info

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The Witches of Eastwick

By: Updike, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York City, Alfred A. Knopf: 1984

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 6275

ISBN: 0-394-53760-2

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight fading to edges of boards, light age-toning on endpapers form contact with DJ. DJ has light wear to edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages View more info

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Rabbit At Rest

By: Updike, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6276

ISBN: 0-394-58815-0

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Very light shelf wear, with light remainder mark on bottom foredge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 512 pages View more info

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Brazil

By: Updike, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11845

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Unread copy with only light shelf wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; One of the great American novelists of the last half of the 20th century. View more info

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People One Knows: Interviews with Insufficiently Famous Americans

By: Updike, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Northridge, Lord John Press: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15182

Condition: Near Fine


Book has only a hint of wear, about fine. This book was issued in a Limited Edition of 300 signed, numbered copies, 100 of which were specially bound. This copy is a stated Presentation Copy which may have been printed especially for Updike. It is signed, but there is no number or place for a number. I have not been able to find other Presentation Copies. There is no slipcase or dustjacket, which may be the way this copy was issued. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 41 pages View more info

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People One Knows: Interviews with Insufficiently Famous Americans

By: Updike, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Northridge, Lord John Press: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15184

Condition: Near Fine


Book has only very light, general wear. No slipcase. This book was issued in a Limited Edition of 300 signed, numbered copies, 100 of which were specially bound. This copy is not numbered (it is signed), probably indicating that it was an extra copy that was not officially issued. Most Limited Editions have extra copies, either for the author or in case there are problems with some of the books in the limitation.The book came from interviews that Updike did with ordinar... View more info

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The Pilgrim Ship

By: Upstairs Al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Christian Herald: 1911

Seller ID: 10727

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth with white titles and decoration. Light general wear and aging. Still square and securely bound. VG. ; B&W Frontispiece of Ship; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 345 pages; The only date is 1911 on back of title page. Not sure if this is a first priniting. The book is a religious allegory. View more info

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Rising Up and Rising Down : Some Thoughts on Violence, Freedom and Urgent Means

By: Vollman, William T.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: 1st Abridged Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15090

ISBN: 0060548185

Condition: Fine


Fine copy, without dustjacket as issued, of Vollman's abridgement of his seven-volume treatise on violence. This copy is Fine except for some minor packing wear. Important and readable work on violence. Signed by Vollman on the half-title page. Also, an autographed card from a Vollman booksigning for this volume laid in. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 733 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Rifles

By: Vollman, William T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15091

ISBN: 0670848565

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book is fine except for a remainder mark on bottom edge. Jacket seems pristine. Rifles is Volume 6 of Vollman's seven volume project, Seven Dreams, a series based on the conflicts between Native Americans and European colonizers. Signed by Vollman on the Seven Dreams title page which is a separate page from the true title page of this work. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 411 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Whores for Gloria

By: Vollman, William T.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15092

ISBN: 0679403426

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket appear as new and unused. This is an interestingly conceived and plotted novel of a young man recreating, in a sense, his lost love, a prostitute, from the dreams and memories of other prostitutes he comes to know. Vollman is a true talent. Signed by Vollman on the title page. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 411 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Sirens of Titan

By: Vonnegut, Kurt

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing Co.: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 16113

Condition: Very Good+


Pictorial covers with white titles. Light ding on front bottom corner and light, flattened two inch crease on back left corner. Light reading creases on spine. Book is still quite an attractive copy of this true first edition of Vonnegut's novel. This is the October, 1959 printing, stated 1st Edition, #B138. ; Cover Art; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 319 pages View more info

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Magnificent Destiny : A Novel about the Great Secret Adventure of Andrew Jackson and Sam Houston

By: Wellman, Paul I

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 12967

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Book has light wear and minor soiling. Stil square and securely bound. Jacket has edge and corner wear, some chips, along with insect damage on back bottom edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 444 pages View more info

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The Massacre At Fall Creek

By: West Jessamyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York City, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6709

ISBN: 0-15-157820-6

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Book is square and securely bound. Corners lightly bumped, former owner's inscription on list of West's books after half-title page. Dust jacket price clipped, head of spine chipped, some wear to edges and corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 373 pages; Stated First Edition. Signed by West on half-title page; Signed by Author View more info

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The House of Mirth

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books/ The Library of America: 1990

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 16000

ISBN: 0679725393

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


This is the first softcover edition of The House of Mirth. Book has only light, general wear. Spine has no creasing and book seems unread. Book is about near fine. ; The Library of America; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages View more info

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West Winds: California's Book of Fiction

By: Whitaker, Herman (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Paul Elder and Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15078

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Book has some light, general wear and aging but is square and securely bound. It is signed and dated on the ffep by Becky London, Jack London's daughter. The editor, Herman Whitaker was a friend of Jack London and they were in the Bohemian Club together. London's story, Son of the Wolf, is one of the selections in the book. Nice associations with Jack London. I have three other works with connections to Jack London that are also signed by his daughter. (See also McAllist... View more info

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Tobias Brandywine

By: Wickenden, Dan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, William Morrow: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6565

Condition: Very Good


The book is VG with only light, general wear and aging. The dust jacket is G- with some chips (a large one on the top rear, but still in one piece and reasonable in mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 366 pages; Novel tracing the history of a family. View more info

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Theophilus North

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, Harper and Row: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5534

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Lower right corner bumped, causing first few pages to turn up slightly, light creasing to spine, gift inscription in red ink on blue ffep. DJ has some chips and a few small tears on edges, spine sunned. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 374 pages View more info

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Memoirs of Hecate County

By: Wilson, Edmund

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ballentine Books: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 10788

Condition: Very Good+


White wraps with black titles. This is basically and new and unread book that has age and shelfwear but no other problems. There is toning around the wrapper edges and a black line, maybe a remainder mark, on the top foredge. Interior has almost no toning . Book is square; spine has no creases or cracks; binding is secure. It is as though the book has been sitting on a shelf for the past 45 years. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 411 pages View more info

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Upstate : Records and Recollections of Northern New York

By: Wilson, Edmund

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12515

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Book has only light wear and aging. Jacket has light edge and corner wear but with damage and loss at top of spine -- see scan. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 386 pages View more info

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Ships by Day

By: Wyman, Edwin A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, James H. Earle, Publisher: 1896

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13491

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown cloth with somewhat faded black titles and illustration. Gilt title on spine. Book has some edge and corner wear but is square and securely bound. Some tearing of endpapers along front hinge that does not affect the binding. On the back endpaper there is some scrawled writing and large initials in white ink. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 451 pages; Book is basically a love story set along the Connecticut River, but there are a couple of interesting var... View more info