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Harum Scarum

By: Abbott, Keith

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, Coffee House Press: 1984

Book ID: SCW11159

ISBN: 0918273005

Condition: Very Good


CG5 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition with a dust jacket in very good condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in blue wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some very light overall rubbing plus there is some very light creasing on the front. A collection of six short stories, by a noted writer of the form, set in the Pacific ... View more info

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Women Like Us

By: Abeel, Erica

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Ticknor and Fields: 1994

Book ID: SCW11840

Condition: Very Good


BI5 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light scattered rubbing. This novel is a chronicle of a generation of American women, from the late 1950s to the early 1990s, as seen through the lives of four friends who met at Sara Lawrence College. By the author of "... View more info

Ghost Traps

By: Abel, Robert

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, USA, University of Georgia Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW12102

ISBN: 0820312525

Condition: Good


CG2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps and label on the top, right, and bottom outside paper edges and the front free endpaper plus there is a large patch of glue staining on the front free endpaper from a pocket. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A collection of twelve short stories by a noted writer of the form. They are about individuals ... View more info

Prize Stories 1984: The O. Henry Awards

By: Abrahams, William (editor)

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Doubleday: 1984

Book ID: SCW02972

ISBN: 0385188552

Condition: Very Good


BD6 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear. A collection of outstanding short stories by American authors. The stories chosen for this volume were published in the period from the summer of 1982 to the summer of 1983. 296p. View more info

Prize Stories 1996: The O. Henry Awards

By: Abrahams, William (editor)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Doubleday: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW03965

ISBN: 0385481306

Condition: Good


BD6 - A tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in dark red cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamp and label on the top outside paper edges and front endpaper plus a section (about 2"x4.5") cut out of the front endpaper as part of the library's withdrawal process plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket... View more info

Prize Stories 1995: The O. Henry Awards

By: Abrahams, William (editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Doubleday: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW03966

ISBN: 038547671X

Condition: Good


BD6 - A tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in dark red cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamp and label on the top outside paper edges and front endpaper plus a section (about 2"x4.5") cut out of the front endpaper as part of the library's withdrawal process plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket... View more info

Prize Stories 1992: The O. Henry Awards

By: Abrahams, William (editor)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Doubleday: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: SCW11685

ISBN: 0385421923

Condition: Very Good


BD6 - A first edition trade paperback book in very good condition that has tanning and light shelf wear. Signed by Ann Packer and Antonya Nelson on their respective story page. Edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. The winner and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992. The authors include Cynthia Ozick, Lucy Honig, Tom McNeal, Amy Herrick, Murray Pomerance, Joyce Carol Oates, Mary Michael Wagner, Yolanda Barnes, David Long, Harriet Doerr, P... View more info

Lazarus

By: Absire, Alain

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Helen and Kurt Wolff Book/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW07623

ISBN: 0151492506

Condition: Good


BW3 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. Stated first American edition with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in charcoal gray paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with metallic copper lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light edge wear along the board's bottom edges with a tiny (much less than 0.25") patch of board showing at about the mid... View more info

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Milton in America

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $1.75

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Mandarin: 1997

Book ID: SCW03821

ISBN: 0749386258

Condition: Very Good


BX3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated dark brown wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus some creasing of the front cover plus some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. A speculative fictional story in which John Milton, Cromwell's secretary, anticipating the King's return to London decides to flee England to join a Puritan settlement in New England. 277p. View more info

Almost Perfect

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW03264

ISBN: 0679423982

Condition: Very Good


BX1 - A hard cover first edition book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in white paper covered boards quarter bound in white cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus a remainder mark on the bottom outside paper edges plus some light soiling of the bottom board edges. The dust jacket is in very good condition with minor overall wear mainly in the form of light edge wear on top and bottom edges mainly around ... View more info

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After the War

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW10559

ISBN: 0375406832

Condition: Good


BX2 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition with a dust jacket in very good condition. Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards quarter bound in textured black paper with silver lettering and graphics on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, the fro... View more info

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Esther

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Amherst, New York, USA, Prometheus Books: 1997

Book ID: SCW13114

ISBN: 1573921327

Condition: Very Good


CE4 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black and green wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The second novel of a noted American historian. The maincharacters are a young New York socialite and artist who falls in love with an Episcopal clergyman. In the end she cannot embrace his Christianity and ends up rejecting him. 302p. View more info

Deadline for Final Art

By: Adkins, Jan

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Walker and Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW10700

ISBN: 0802757596

Condition: Very Good


CB6 - A tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards with metallic red lettering and graphics on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with a light mark in black ink on the top outside paper edges made by the original owner plus there is a light bump on the bottom edge of the back board. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear. By the author of "The Craft of Sail." 185p. View more info

Private Lies

By: Adler, Warren

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, William Morrow & Co.: 1991

Book ID: SCW10319

Condition: Very Good


BD6 - A first edition advance reading copy/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated gray and white wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some very light creasing on the front cover plus there is some plus there is some light, scattered overall rubbing of the covers. A novel by the author of "The War of the Roses." 308p. View more info

Little Woman

By: Akins, Ellen

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, HarperColins Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW04885

ISBN: 0060163623

Condition: Good


BW5 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with metallic copper lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus some very, very light soiling of the top outside paper edges plus some the book is very, very slightly shelf cocked plut there are the usual library stamps and pocket on the top and outside paper edges, title page, dedicati... View more info

The Price of Land in Shelby: A Novel

By: Alberts, Laurie

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire, USA, University Press of New England: 1997

Book ID: SCW09892

ISBN: 087451844X

Condition: Very Good


BD6 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated black and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with heavy clear plastic lamination applied to the covers plus there are the usual library stamps and labels on the back cover, the top outside paper edges, the front endpaper, and the title page. A novel that is a thirty year saga of a family set in a small New England town as it deal... View more info

The Long Run of Myles Mayberry

By: Alcorn, Alfred

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, Zoland Books: 1999

Book ID: SCW01531

Condition: Very Good


BV4 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in near fine condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps. A description of the main character's single shot at immortality in a Boston Marathon. He is a genial loser moving from one failed job to another but with a dream of winning the marathon. This is a farce with a core of longing, determination and single-minded ambition th... View more info

Allende: A Novel

By: Alegria, Fernando

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, USA, Stanford University Press: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW11443

ISBN: 0804719985

Condition: Good


BX2 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with metallic red lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top outside paper edges,... View more info

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Carry Me Like Water

By: Alire Saenz, Benjamin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Hyperion: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW00122

Condition: Very Good


BZ4 - An advance reader's edition trade paperbac book signed by the author in very good condition that has some stains and light crease on the spine, light discoloration and shelf wear. The author's first novel. A story of abandoning & then finding & embrasing Chicano roots. 503p. View more info

The Green Suit

By: Allen, Dwight

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, U.S.A., Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 2000

Book ID: SCW05331

Condition: Very Good


CG4 - A trade paperback advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proof first edition book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in white and black wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The main character is a self-absorbed, would-be writer who is wandering to New York, back home to Kentucky, to Wisonsin, and to somewhere in the Pacific Northwest, where his unlucky sister waits to ... View more info