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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

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

Holiday Tales of Sholom Aleichem

By: Aleichem, Sholom

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book ID: SCW08249

ISBN: 0684161184

Condition: Good


CH3 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of a patch of light surface damage (about 0.5"x1.5") on the front near the bottom left corner plus there is the usual library stamp and pocket on the title page and back fixed endpaper. The dust jacked shows moderate overall wear mainly in the form of a large patch of surface damage (about 1.5"x3") on the front at the top left corner from a library label plus there is a patc... View more info

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Orlo and Leini: Stories

By: Alvarez, Rafael

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, USA, Woodholme House Publishers: 2000

Book ID: SCW09897

ISBN: 1891521071

Condition: Very Good


BC6 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with heavy clear plastic lamination applied to the covers plus there are the usual library labels and stamps on the back cover, the top outside paper edges, the front endpaper, and the title page. A collection of short stories about Baltimore told through the story of the long term affair between a junkman and pr... View more info

Strange Business

By: Askey, Rilla

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Penguin Books Canada, Limited: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW03269

ISBN: 0670842591

Condition: Very Good


BG2 - A hard cover first edition book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in light blue-green paper covered boards quarter bound in brown cloth with minor overall shelf wear plus a remainder mark on the bottom outside paper edges plus some light bumping on the back bottom edge towards the middle for about 0.5". The dust jacket is in very good condition with very light scattered rubbing plus some very light edge wear mainly around the spine top and bott... View more info

The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories

By: Atherson, Gertrude

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Garrett Press: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Book ID: SCW07188

Condition: Good


BX6 - A hard cover withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy in blue cloth covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and on the front and a boarder blind stamped on the front with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, marks, and pocket on the spine, top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large blue marker), front and back endpapers, ded... View more info

False Gods

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW03991

ISBN: 0395604753

Condition: Good


CE5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with a 4.75"x2" section cut out of the front endpaper as part of the library's withdrawal process plus there are the usual library label and stamps on the front endpaper, title page, and top outside paper edges plus the dust jacket endflaps have been glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards plus the book is very slightly shelf cocked. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear plu... View more info

False Gods

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW11628

ISBN: 0395604753

Condition: Good


CE5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with the mylar sleeve endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps and labels nn the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, the last page, and the title page plus there is some paper and glue residue on the back free endpaper from a library pocket. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear wear plus it is still in the original lib... View more info

Moon Deluxe: Stories

By: Barthelme, Frederick

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Viking Penguin: 1984

Book ID: SCW05480

ISBN: 014007130X

Condition: Very Good


BC1 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall wear plus some light yellowing of the top outside paper edges. A collection of short stories about the post-sexual revolution battle of the sexes as it is being fought in the condominiums, fern bars, swimming pools, and fast-food shops of suburban America. 240p. View more info

Chroma

By: Barthelme, Frederick

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Simon and Schuster: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW09472

ISBN: 0671542559

Condition: Good


BZ6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, labels, and pocket on the top and bottom right outside paper edges, the front fixed and free endpapers, and the copyright page. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with some very light fading on the spine plus there is a library label on the spine plus the front and black endfla... View more info

Mr. Field's Daughter

By: Bausch, Richard

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Linden Press/Simon and Schuster: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW11693

ISBN: 0671640518

Condition: Good


BC2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with the endflaps of the dust jacket mylar sleeve glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there is some very light fading along the top cloth edges plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, labels, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the title page, the back free endpaper, and the last page plus there is some very, very light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there ... View more info

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What Was Mine

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Vintage Books: 1992

Book ID: SCW02653

ISBN: 0679739033

Condition: Very Good


BI3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor shelf wear plus some light creasing of the front cover plus some soiling of the top outside paper edges. A collection of 12 works of short fiction including two never-before-published novellas by a skilled author of the genre. By the author of "Picturing Will." 237p. View more info

Where You'll Find Me and Other Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Collier Books/Macmillan Publishing Company: 1987

Book ID: SCW10287

ISBN: 0020165609

Condition: Very Good


BI3 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of sixteen short stories by a noted author of contemporary short fiction. By the author of "Chilly Scenes of Winter," "Falling in Place," "Love Always," "Distortions," "Secrets and Surprises," and "The Burning House." 207p. View more info

Where You'll Find Me and Other Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Collier Books/Macmillan Publishing Company: 1987

Book ID: SCW10895

ISBN: 0020165609

Condition: Very Good


BI3 - 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 light water wrinkling on the front endpaper plus there is some scattered very light soiling on the covers. A collection of sixteen short stories by a noted author of contemporary short fiction. By the author of "Chilly Scenes of Winter," "Falling in Place," "Love Always," "Distortions,&#... View more info

American Letters and Commentary Number 9

By: Beaumont, Jeanne Marie and Anna Rabinowitz (editor)

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, American Letters & Commentary: 1997

Book ID: SCW00740

Condition: Very Good


BX3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A thight, clean, sound copy in black & white wraps with minor shelf wear. A literary annual issue number 9. Contributors include Jeffrey Essmann, Margaret Miles. 127p. View more info

Seduction Theory: Stories

By: Beller, Thomas

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW04781

ISBN: 0393037673

Condition: Very Good


BF1 - A tight, clean, sound copy in light brown paper covered boards half bound in light gray cloth with black lettering and graphics on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamps and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges and back endpaper plus the book is very, very slightly shelf cocked plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear plus there i... View more info