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1 IS HE LIVING OR IS HE DEAD?
New York, NY The Cosmopolitan Magazine 1893 First Edition Softcover 
This September issue of The Cosmopolitan Magazine issue of September 1893 contains the first appearance of a very short story by Mark Twain - "Is He Living or is He Dead?". It also contains a long article on the 1893 Columbian Exposition headlined as "A World's Fair Number" One of the articles about the Exposition was written by former President Harrison and another by Walter Bessant. The Twain story was later expanded to become a stage play. The September issue covers pages 514 through 640. There are many more pages of advertsing. The covers for the magazine are paper. This is a single issue. The entire issue is profusely illustrated with black and white half tone photographs. The illustrator for the Twain short story is Alice Barber Stephens. There is another article by W. D. Howells - A traveller from Altruria. Though the interior pages are crisp and clean , this magazine has many little spots on both the front and rear covers. - . Including a small water spot on the front cover. The interior is near fine. There were a couple closed tears on the spine which have been restored. ; 4to 
Price: 24.00 USD
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2 MAELSTROM Spring, 1970
Blacksburg, VA Maelstrom / Virginia Polytechnic Institute 1970 First Edition Softcover Illustrated by James Arnosky 
This is a softcover book with an art paper cover and a stapled binding. It was published by the Student Publication Board each year in February. This is the Spring 1970 edition - Volumen IV, Number 1. The Editor was William N. Colton III. The black and white illustration on the orange cover is by James Arnosky - an award winning iillustratort/artist known for science and nature - it is a frog in armor holding a helmet and riding a seahorse with other figures hiding in the art. Cover is clean and crisp with a faint hint of some fading. The pages are also clean and crisp. No marks, no writing. Fiction, poetry, graphics, and photography. ; No 1.; 8vo; 42 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Ackroyd, Peter MILTON IN AMERICA
New York Doubleday Nan A. Talese 1996 First American Edition Hardcover Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket  
Fine book in fine, unclipped dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean, unread, unmarked. Gift condition. Novel based on the question, what if John Milton had come to Puritan America in 1660? ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Alvarez, Rafael ORLO AND LEINI
Baltimore, MD Woodholme House Publishers 2000 1891521071 / 9781891521072 First Edition Softcover; First Printing Fine  
SIGNED. This is a signed first edition softcover book in fine condition. The book is signed and dated on the half-title page. The book is crisp and very clean without wear. There are no marks. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 19.00 USD
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5 Auster, Paul ORACLE NIGHT
New York, NY Henry Holt & Company 2004 0805073205 / 9780805073201 First Edition Softcover 
Advance Reader's Edition. This is the pre-publication ARC. It is a soft cover book with blue background to print in white black and grey. Tight, bright, crisp, clean. There is a remainder mark on the bottom edges - a stroke mark. The interior pages are also quite clean - no crease, no smudges - appears to be unread. Well cared for Advance Reading Copy / Edition.. ; 8vo; 243 pages 
Price: 14.99 USD
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6 Bainbridge, Beryl WINTER GARDEN
London Duckworth 1980 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Fine copy in fine dust jacket, inscribed and signed by author. Only flaw to book is a speckle of orange staining in the gutter of the front endpapers. Otherwise extremely tight and clean. Probably never read. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 48.00 USD
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EVERVILLE , Barker, Clive
7 Barker, Clive EVERVILLE
New York Harper Collins Publishers 1994 0060177160 / 9780060177164 Uncorrected Proof Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Fine copy of paper covered Uncorrected Proof in bright red. ; 8vo  
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Barth, John SABBATICAL A Romance
Normal, IL Dalkey Archive Pr. 1996 1564780961 / 9781564780966 Not First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Fine softback book. No flaws. Unread. First Dalkey Archives edition.; 8vo  
Price: 11.50 USD
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THE PEREZ FAMILY , Bell, Christine
9 Bell, Christine THE PEREZ FAMILY
New York W W Norton And Co 1990 0393027988 / 9780393027983 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
SIGNED Near fine hardback book with faintly bumped corner. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean with just a hint of a bump on bottom of spine. Author signed plate of the Brickell Avenue Literary Society of Miami, FL and dated 1991. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 Bethea, Jack THE DEEP SEAM
New York A. L. Burt Company 1926 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book with no dust jacket. The binding is tight, there is a touch of edge wear, the blue color with gilt title is a little dull, the interior is clean. There a former owner name and a price on the front end paper. This is a novel set in a coal mining camp. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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11 Black, Dorothy CORNER HOUSE
New York, NY Green Circle Books 1937 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean covers with a touch of corner thread wear and a little wrinkle in the cloth at the bottom of the spine. Dusty blue cloth covers with the title and publisher logo on the spine in red ink. The end papers show some browning from non-archival glue used to bind the book. There is a handsome bookplate of a former owner unsigned plis a diagonal scratch in the top layer of the paper.. No other marks or writing. Top edges unstained. The dust jacket is missing the paper at the bottom of the jacket spine. There is a much smaller chip at the top. Light, faint wear to the corners. The jacket is unclipped - the original price of the book in the U S is unclipped - shows $2.00.; 8vo; 253 pages 
Price: 32.00 USD
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12 Briscoe, Connie SISTERS & LOVERS
New York, NY Harper Collins Publishers 1994 0060992913 / 9780060992910 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Fine+  
This is the Advance Reading Copy softcover edition. The book is in fine condition. It appears to be unread. There are no creases on the spine and no curl, marks, or wiriting. Great cover art in color. ; 8vo; 339 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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MAUD MARTHA, Brooks, Gwendolyn
13 Brooks, Gwendolyn MAUD MARTHA
New York Harper And Bros 1953 First Edition Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Green and yellow cloth binding is bright and clean. Slight bumping to corners and bottom of spine. Clean, tight text block has deckled edges. Former owner name in ink on ffep. Some chipping to edges of DJ. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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14 Burroughs, Edgar Rice TARZAN AND THE LEOPARD MEN
New York, NY Ballantine Books 1964 Softcover; First Printing 
This is the First Printing of the Ballantine 1964 paperback - Authorized Edition - cover art by Dick Powers. It is Tarzan #18 - price on cover is 50 cents. The book is in quite good condition. There is a tight binding with no creases on the spine. No rolls of the pages. If held to the light a certain way there is a hint of a crease on the front cover vertical to the front edge. The edges and cover on the back panel have a very faint touch of corner wear and a tiny scratch. The interior is clean and crisp, but with some discoloration on the reverse side of the covers. There are no marks or writing or stickers anywhere on or in the book. Very carefully read, if it was read. ; 8vo; 192 pages 
Price: 5.90 USD
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15 Burroughs, William S. and Brion Gysin, Throbbing Gristle RE/SEARCH A Special Book Issue
San Francisco Re/Search Publications 1982 Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
This softcover book is bright, clean, and crisp except a light corner crease on the back and light rubbing to the glossy red and black cover. By and about Burroughs, Gysin, Throbbing Gristle. Photo illustrated throughout. 94+ pages. ; 4to  
Price: 24.00 USD
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16 Cargo, Francis (Francois Marie Alexandre Carcopino Tusoli) LE ROMAN DE FRANÇOIS VILLON
Paris, France Librairie Plon 1926 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in 3/4 fine Morocoo leather and marbled fabric like paper covers. The spine has six bands, blind-stamped fluerettes and title filled with red , brown, and gilt. The book is very nicely bound with the entire original book in its front wrapper. The top edge is gilt and the end papers are marbled. The fore edges of text show some foxing. Wonderful condition except for foxing . In French. ; Le Roman Des Grandes Existences - N° 4; 8vo  
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Carlson, Anna M. GRASSROOTS SENATOR
New York Vantage Press 1952 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket  
SIGNED Tight, bright, clean hardback book SIGNED on the title page. Former owner gift note and date on the front free end paper. Pictorial dust jacket is unclipped and has corner wear and light soil to the back panel. Now protected in a see-through, removable mylar cover. Author was a former Kansas newspaperwoman and columnist. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Caspari, Theodor VILDREN Et Livsbillede Fra Hoifjeldet
Kristiania (oslo) Norway H. Aschehoug & Co. 1909 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Handsome hardback book in blue cloth with pasted on pictorial plate bordered in gilt. Gilt titles on cover and spine are bright. Marbled effect on top, fore, and botto edges. End paper torn at front hinge, but now carefully repaired. Clean end papers and pages. Clean covers with beveled edges. Solidly bound. Story and dialogue in Norwegian. ; Small 8vo  
Price: 24.00 USD
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19 Colette LE BLÉ EN HERBE
Paris, France Flammarion Et Cie 1955 Hardcover Near Fine  
This is a softcover book in near fine condition. Unread - pages are uncut. There are no creases on the spine and the book is square with no pressure to the spine. There is a hint of an erasure of a pencil price. There are no marks or writing. The cover is a photo of a man and woman in black and white with green ink for the title.. In French. ; 8vo; 202 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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20 Craven, Wes FOUNTAIN SOCIETY
New York Simon & Schuster 1999 0684846608 / 9780684846606 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Advance Reader's Copy. Review slip laid in. Holographic cover with a possible scratch. Faint curl at corners. Rubbing on back cover. Very clean. Spine is fine, uncreased and unworn. ; 8vo 
Price: 14.50 USD
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