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Joseph Andrews: The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and His Friend Mr. Abraham Adams

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 1958

Book ID: SCW04343


CA2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in illustrated blue and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. Introduction by Mary Ellen Chase. A comic epic that is one of the noted early English novels. By the author of "Tom Jones." 320p. View more info

Joseph Andrews Preceded By Shamela

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Everyman's Library/Dutton: 1975

Book ID: SCW04706


CA2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated red wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. "Joseph Andrews" is a parody directed against Samuel Richardson's "Pamela." It is also one of the great comic character portraits in English fiction, Parson Adams. This edition is an amendment of the text prepared by George Saintsbury from the first Fielding collected edition of 1762 "Shamela" ... View more info

This Side of Paradise

By: Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Barnes & Noble Books: 1996

Book ID: SCW03099


BG6 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated white and purple wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. This is the author's first novel. It is about a handsome and clever young man from a privileged family. It traces his formative years in the Midwest and at Princeton and on into World War I. After the war, he enters the work world and he discovers that American work culture is a stark con... View more info

A Room With a View and Howards End and Maurice

By: Forster, E. M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Quality Paperback Book Club: 1971

Book ID: SCW03784


BE5 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated green wraps with minor overall wear plus some creasing on the back cover at the bottom left corner plus a small (about 0.5") closed tear on the front at the bottom left corner plus a crease along the spine on the front plus some light creasing of the spine plus some very light soiling on the outside paper edges. A collection, in one volume, of 3 of the author's best known... View more info

The Man of Property and Indian Summer of a Forsyte

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1969

Book ID: SCW03910


BU3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color and black and white photo illustrated wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus a crease in the front cover plus the original owner's name in blue ink on the front endpaper. This is the first volume in the author's family saga "The Forsyte Chronicles." The story of a man, his beautiful wife and her lover. The passions created by this triangle touch off a series of events that... View more info

In Chancery and Awakening

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1969

Book ID: SCW12595


CH4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light yellowing of the back cover and around the edges of the front and back endpapers plus there is the original owner's bookplate on the inside surface of the front cover plus there is an exlibrary stamp on the front endpaper. This is the second volume in the author's "The Forsyte Chronicles" plus the... View more info

The Autumn of the Patriarch

By: Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Morrow/Avon: 1977

Book ID: SCW01831


BX5 - A mass market paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some very light creasing of the spine plus some yellowing of the paper edges plus some light foxing of the inside of the covers. The portrait of a monstrous Cribbean tyrant. He was concieved in a storm of blubottle flies, born in a convent doorway, gifted at birth with huge deformed feet and given an impossibly long life. By an author n... View more info

The Inheritors

By: Golding, William

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Harvest Book/Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1962

Book ID: SCW01978


CH5 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with only very, very minor overall wear plus some very light soiling overall plus some light creasing of the front cover at the top right corner. A story told through the eyes of Neanderthas, a species whose experience of the world is different modern mans. The central idea of the book is that modern man is made up of both the innocent and empathetic nature o... View more info

The Tenth Man

By: Greene, Graham

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: FI33AL


F4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has light wrinkling on some edges and discoloration (browning) on the inside flaps otherwise very good. Book is bumped on the back bottom edge, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. This book is the story of the survivor's postwar return to the home he has given away. He sets out to take what was once his, only to discover in the process his humanity-and the courage that failed him... View more info

Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party

By: Greene, Graham

Price: $1.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: HB147AA


F4 - DJ has discoloration, light shelfwear with rubbing along gutter. Book has remainder mark on the bottom, spotting on top page edges, dog-eared page, and very light shelf wear otherwise very good. Doctor Fischer of Geneva, a black entertainment which is also a profound study in human greed. View more info

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Home Spun: A Collection

By: Hale, Leon

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Winedale Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC5151BB


A2 - A first edition hard cover book signed and dated by author in fine condition in a fine dust jacket. Dust jacket is mylar protected. Among the many pleasures to be enjoyed here are observations about what can happen when you turn off the TV; his continuing quest for a hobby; what stopped a friend from suicide; the subtle changes that forecast autumn; his reaction to a violent movie; the thief who stole a suitcase of books; what it's like to grow older; a dog who eats... View more info

Home Spun: A Collection

By: Hale, Leon

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Winedale Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC23438BB


N6 - A first edition hardcover book signe and inscribed by the author to previous owner in fine condition in fine dust jacket that is mylar protected. Among the many pleasures to be enjoyed here are observations about what can happen when you turn off the TV; his continuing quest for a hobby; what stopped a friend from suicide; the subtle changes that forecast autumn; his reaction to a violent movie; the thief who stole a suitcase of books; what it's like to grow older; ... View more info

The Return of the Native

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Heritage Press: 1942

Book ID: SCW02244


BE3 - A hard cover book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall wear plus some light yellowing of the paper edges. There is no dust jacket or slipcase with this copy. The main character returns from the bright society of Paris to the heath country of 19th century England. He becomes infatuated by and marries the one woman he should not. The suffering that follows is mitigated somewhat by the ending. The author is noted fo... View more info

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Jigs and Reels

By: Harris, Joanne

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW12697


CA2 - A first edition first printing hard cover SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. This book is the author's first collection of short stories. Here, she proves she is as good as her word by creating an eclectic selection of tales for our times that will delight, surprise, entertain and horrify in equal measure. 7.5&#... View more info

The Voice of the City: Further Stories of the Four Million

By: Henry, O.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1919

Edition: Reprint Edition

Book ID: SCW07680


BH6 - A hard cover library rebound withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy rebound in red cloth covered boards with white lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some yellowing of the paper plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, front endpaper, title page, and pages 51, 231, and 244. A collection of noted short stories for an author famous f... View more info

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Flotsam and Jetsam

By: Higgins, Aidan

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, USA, Dalkey Archive Press: 2002

Book ID: SCW11642


CF2 - A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with clear plastic lamination applied to the covers plus there are the usual library stamps. label, and pocket on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges, the inside surface of the front cover, and the last page. A collection of short prose and fiction of Aidan Higgins, one of the most highly respected Irish writers of the past fifty years. The author is a win... View more info

Dear Rafe

By: Hinojosa, Rolando

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, U.S.A., Arte Publico Press: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC9451BB


AQ2 - Book has crease on the gutters, wrinkling, chipping and crease on some edges, sides, and corners, previous owner's name written on the opposite side of the front, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book was signed by the author on the title page. This novel focuses on wealthy ranchers and their domination of the economic and political life of a small city on the Texas-Mexico border. View more info

Dear Rafe

By: Hinojosa, Rolando

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Arte Publico Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC21275BB


U4 - A first edition ex-library trade paperback book signed by author in good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), scattered wrinkling and crease, light discoloration, and shelf wear. This novel focuses on wealthy ranchers and their domination of the economic and political life of a small city on the Texas-Mexico border. 9"x6", 134 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Rise of Silas Lapham

By: Howells, William D.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Vintage Books/Library of America: 1991

Book ID: SCW08855


BE3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white phot illustrated black wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light rubbing overall plus there is a remainder mark on the bottom outside paper edges. With an introduction by Evan Connell. This is an authoritative edition including chronology of the author's life and career, an essay on the text, and notes. A classic American novel of the self-made ... View more info

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Ein winziger Makel (Fault Lines)

By: Huston, Nancy

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Germany, Rowohlt Verlag GmbH: 2008

Edition: German Language Edition

Book ID: FL0052


A5 - A German language edition hardcover book in very good condition with a dust jacket in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards and a dark brown ribbon marker with very light overall shelf wear with a slight bump to the bottom right corner of the front board. The Mylar-protected dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some very slight overall edge wear and rubbing. Der sechsjährige Sol, die sechsjährige Erra: In wie... View more info