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1 Burnett, Whit and Martha Foley (editors) STORY Spring
Cincinatti, OH F & W Publications 1999 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
This is the Spring of 1999 edition of this short story magazine. There are 136 pages - all very clean along with the cover. ; Number 2; Vol. 47; 8vo  
Price: 6.00 USD
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2 Burnett, Whit and Martha Foley (editors) STORY Summer
Cincinatti, OH F & W Publications 1999 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
This is the Spring of 1999 edition of this short story magazine. There are 128 pages - all very clean along with the cover. ; Number 3; Vol. 47; 8vo  
Price: 6.00 USD
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3 Carter, Angela SAINTS AND STRANGERS Short Stories
New York, NY Viking 1986 0670811394 / 9780670811397 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket  
First edition review copy hardback book - tight and clean, but with a hint of a bump to the upper front corner. This book sparkles. Review papers laid in. Unclipped dust jacket is fine. Protected in mylar see-through, removable dust jacket cover. ; 8vo  
Price: 22.00 USD
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4 Cerf, Bennett THE LIFE OF THE PARTY A New Collection of Anecdotes, Fables, Tidbits, Puns, Yarns and Short Tall Tales
New York, NY Doubleday & Company . Hanover House 1956 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition (stated) hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean in a brigh yellow cloth cover with a line drawing illustration on the cover in red and a title and drawing in red on the spine. The end papers are clean and crisp. The pages are equally clean and crisp. No writing or marks. Illustrations throughout by Carl Rose. The top edges are tinted red. The dust jacket price is clipped (top inside flap) there are some short closed tears on the top edge, there is a quarter size water stain on the back panel. Overall good and looking better in a new, archival, see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 352 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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5 Connell, Evan S. AT THE CROSSROADS
New York Simon & Schuster 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Would be near fine hardback except for light sunning on top edge of book. Tight, bright, clean. Unclipped dust jacket is bright, clean with a few slight edge nicks.; 8vo  
Price: 29.00 USD
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6 Cummins, Walter THE LITERARY REVIEW An International Journal of Contemporary Writing
New York The Literary Review/Fairleigh Dickinson University 1994 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean and crisp softcover periodical featuring Latin America: Private eyes & Time travelers. The editors writes that the guest editor, Ilan Stavans, interweaves stories of detection with stories of imagined worlds -by Latin American writers. 160 clean pages and the covers are very clean and bright. There is a remainder mark on the bottom edge. ; Number 1; Vol. 38; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 De Grazia, Emilio ENEMY COUNTRY
St. Paul, MN New Rivers Press 1984 0898230551 / 9780898230550 First Edition Softcover 
This is a SIGNED First Edition softcover book with a SIGNED typed letter laid in. The book is tight, bright, crisp, and very clean There are no marks or writings other than the signature on the title pae. . There is no wear. The books has been well cared for . The letter dated 1994 is about a book auction donation for a new library with suggestions about contacting other MN publishers. The back cover has blurbs by Tim O 'Brien, Philip Beidier, and Susan Sontag. ; 8vo; 145 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 44.00 USD
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8 Denton, Elizabeth KNEELING ON RICE Stories
Columbia, MO University Of Missouri Press 1994 0826209688 / 9780826209689 First Edition Softcover Fine  
Fine trade paperback book. Tight, bright, clean, unread. Fresh new looking gift condition book of short stories. ; 8vo; 171 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Ellroy, James HOLLYWOOD NOCTURNES
New York Otto Penzler Books 1994 1883402549 / 9781883402549 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover with dust jacket. A collection of short stories from 1986 to 1994 (some featured in other publications) . It is tight and bright. The dust jacket has two creases at the top of the front cover and some small spots of rubbing on the reverse. The spine and edges are straight. The book and jacket are very clean with no writing or marks. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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10 Glancy, Diane THE VOICE THAT WAS IN TRAVEL Stories
Norman, OK The University Of Oklahoma Press 1999 0806131578 / 9780806131573 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean with a touch of rubbing. The dust jacket is crisp and very clean. There is a wrinkle to the bottom rear corner of the jacket that is not noticeable on the exterior, but can be seen on the inside of the flap. This is a work from the The American Indian Literature and Critical Studies Series. The Editors are Gerald Vizenor and Louis Owens. The author is a Cherokee and a Professor of English at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN. ; Vol. 33; 8vo; 116 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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BLUE FEATHER AND OTHER STORIES, Grey, Zane
11 Grey, Zane BLUE FEATHER AND OTHER STORIES
New York Harper & Brothers 1961 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Near fine book with slight bump on bottom of spine. Tight, bright very clean. Unclipped dust jacke with light edge wear at top and bottom of spine. ; 8vo 
Price: 53.00 USD
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12 Hecht, Ben and Bodenheim, Maxwell CUTIE A Warm Mamma
New York, NY Boar's Head Books 1952 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in a tight binding with strong hinges, with clean covers, and clean interior. There is a tiny spot that may be in the cloth of the covers. There is small spot of glue residue from a price label that was removed from the end paper. There are no other marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped, but shows discoloring on the spine and edges, and has some edge wear. The dust jacket looks sharp in its see-through, removable mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo; 77 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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13 Hubbard, Susan WALKING ON ICE
Columbia, MO University Of Missouri Press 1990 0826207529 / 9780826207524 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Fine hardcover book in fine dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean, most likely unread. Freshly new looking. Winner of the Associated Writing Program Award. ; 8vo; 115 pages  
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Jones, Syl RESCUING LITTLE ROUNDHEAD
Minneapolis Milkweed Editions 1996 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
Fine hardback, tight, bright, clean with a vertical publisher binding wrinkle on the inside end paper, not offensive. Unclipped dust jacket, bright, clean with light rubbing on the back panel. Biographical stories of growing up as a Black American in America. ; 8vo  
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Klassen, Duke THE DANCE HALL AT SPRING HILL
Minneapolis, MN New Rivers Press 1996 0898231698 / 9780898231694 First Edition Softcover Fine+  
SIGNED This is a First Edition softcover book signed by the author on the title page. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. , except for a touch of ink most likely from the pen of the author. The book has no creases on the spine; it appears to be unread. There is an Autographed Copy sticker on the front cover. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 14.00 USD
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16 Krauss, Ruth MINESTRONE A Ruth Krauss Selection
New York, NY Greenwillow Books 1981 0688005985 / 9780688005986 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Author 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and clean as is the interior. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and unclipped. There is a very faint hint of some touches of soil. The book is now protected in a see-through, removable mylar protector. This book has been well cared for. ; 8vo; 110 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Levi, Primo THE SIXTH DAY And Other Tales
New York, NY Summit Books 1990 0671626175 / 9780671626174 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a Simon & Shuster/Summit Books first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition; tight, bright, very clean without marks or writing. There is a minimal trace of a pencil price erasure if examined carefully. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. Looks new. ; 8vo; 222 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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18 Levy, Deborah OPHELIA AND THE GREAT IDEA
New York, NY Viking 1989 0670826057 / 9780670826056 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First American Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket in fine condition except for a remainder mark. The binding is tight bright, very clean as is the unclipped dust jacket. Probably unread. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 106 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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19 McPhee, John GIVING GOOD WEIGHT
New York, NY Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1979 0374163065 / 9780374163068 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a first edition (first printing) harcover book with a dust jacket. The book is fine, may have been read very carefully. The unclipped dust jacket shows rubbing to the black glossy surface, mostly on the back panel. The inside flaps seem to have had a 1/8 inch trip on the front top and bottom back. The original price of $9.95 is prominent. Crisp, clean, bright. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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20 Millican, Arthenia Bates SUCH THINGS FROM THE VALLEY
Privately Printed 1977 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Tightly bound softcover book of two short stories. One, Where You Belong, won the National Endowment of the Arts Creative Writing Grants in 1976. There is a slight crease to the bottom front corner and a small stamp of a Literary Publisher library on the first page. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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