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The Robber Bridegroom

By: Eudora, Welty

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Harvest Books/Harcourt Brace & Company: 1970

Book ID: SCW00204

ISBN: 0156768070

Condition: Very Good


BE4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light yellowing on the top outside paper edges. Legendary figures of Mississippi's colorful past--keel-boatman Mike Fink and the dread Harp brothers--along with characters from Eudora Welty's own delightful imagination people this rollicking fantasy set along the Natchez Trace. By the author of "Delta Wedding," "Music from Spain," "The Golden Apples," "The Optimist's Daughter," "One Writer's Beginnings,"... View more info

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Sandiablo

By: Manfredo Kempff Suarez

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aguilar, Altea, Taurus, Alfaguara, SA: 2000

Edition: Spanish Language Edition

Book ID: FL0009

ISBN: 9505116330

Condition: Good


A1 - A Spanish language edition trade paperback ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition with no dust jacket as issued. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges and the copyright page. Manfredo Kempff Suárez was born in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, in 1945. Most of his professional life has been devoted to diplomacy and journalism. He has been minister of state and ambassador to Argentina, Uruguay and Spain. 'Sandiablo' is his third novel after the success of 'Crazy Moon (1994) a... View more info

On the Contrary: Articles of Belief, 1946-1961

By: McCarthy, Mary

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Farrar, Straus and Cudahy: 1961

Edition: Later Printing

Book ID: SCW12727

Condition: Good


BC5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some light fading along the top and bottom edges of the boards plus the dust jacket mylar sleeve endflaps are glued to the fixed endpapers plus there is some very light fraying of the cloth at the top spine edge plus there is some light fading of the tinting on the top outside paper edges plus there are the usual library labels, stamps, and marks on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front fixed and free endpapers, the title page, and the copyright page. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with a library la... View more info

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Effroyables Jardins (Strange Gardens)

By: Quint, Michel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Editions Joelle Losfeld: 2000

Book ID: FL0037

ISBN: 2844121640

Condition: Very Good


A3 - A French language edition trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some rubbing and light soiling of the covers and some very slight edge wear of the covers. The author dedicated 'Effroyables Jardins' (Strange Gardens), this bright, moving and metaphorical anti-war short story to the memory of his grandfather, a veteran of Verdun, and to his father, a former fighter in the French resistance. They opened wide their memory of the horror of war and is yet learned German, because they felt that ... View more info

The Castle of Pictures and Other Stories: A Grandmother's Tales Volume One

By: Sand, George

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, USA, Blue Heron Publishing: 1994

Book ID: SCW03683

ISBN: 1558610928

Condition: Very Good


BZ5 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus a crease on the back cover at the bottom left corner. Illustrated with full page black and white drawings throughout by Mary Warshaw. Translated from the French by Holly Erskine Hirko. A collection of stories written by George Sand to entertain her granddaughters. They are about girls and boys growing up. The boys and girls in the stories are empowered by curiosity, hard work, persistence and honesty to discover their own creative potential and make their w... View more info

The Manor

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1967

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW03333

Condition: Very Good


BU4 - A hard cover first American edition book in very good condition with a dust jacket in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in red cloth covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the front and gold and black lettering and graphics on the spine with minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket is in good+ condition with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some light edge wear mainly around the spine top and bottom edges plus a closed tear (about 0.5") on the top edge near the right corner plus another closed tear (less than 0.5") on the back on the bottom e... View more info

Virginia Woolf: A Collection of Critical Essays

By: Sprague, Claire (Edited by)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: EC12886BB

Condition: Good


BS1 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and tears on the edges and corners, label on the spine, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has some chipping and wear on the cover edges, lightly bumped on some corners, light stains on the page edges, lirbary stamping on the top with writing, on the front loose endpaper, and contents page with label, label, cardholder adhered, and water soiled on the back loose endpaper, some peeling and chipping on the back fixed endpaper, discoloration, and light shelf wear othe... View more info

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L'homme de la Pampa (Man of the Pampa)

By: Supervielle, Jules

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Editions Gallimard: 1983

Edition: French Language Edition

Book ID: FL0036

ISBN: 2070299554

Condition: Very Good


A3 - A French language edition trade paperback book in veyr good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear and an inscribed 'With the Compliments of The French Cultural Services Houston' label on the front endpaper. 'L'Homme de la pampa' (Man of the Pampa) is well known for its inventiveness and the story follows the adventures of a magician who toys with volcanoes. The hero, Fernandez y Guanamiru, returns to the family estate after a short trip. Once there he builds a huge building and creates an incredible, surreal park. But after a short time he... View more info

Tsar Fyodor Ivanovitch: A Play in Five Acts

By: Tolstoy, Alexei

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Brentanos: 1923

Book ID: SCW08026

Condition: Good


BH3 - A hard cover library rebound withdrawn ex-library book in good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in library rebound blue cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with a black and white photo frontispiece with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light rubbing around the edges plus there is some light yellowing and soiling on the outside paper edges plus there are the usual library marks, pocket, stamps, label, and perforations on the spine, bottom outside paper edges, inside surface of the front board, front endpaper, frontispiece, title page, copyright page,... View more info

Phineas Redux (Volume III)

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd , Mead and Company: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC3208BB

Condition: Good


AG3 - Book is lightly cocked, wrinkling and wear on the spine edges and cover corners, bumped cover corners, rubbing and wear on the cover edges, corners and sides, small smudge on the lower front, some brown stains on some page edges, first few and last few pages, some reading wear, discoloration and normal shelf wear otherwise good. Same date appears on the title page and copyright page. Maroon covered boards with gilt lettering on the spine and gilted top page edges. The Parliamentary Novels. View more info

Cousin Henry

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Oxford University Press: 1990

Book ID: SCW12570

ISBN: 0192817841

Condition: Good


CB4 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some heavy yellowing of the paper edges. This is a title in the publisher's World's Classics series. Edited with an introduction by Julian Thompson. A novel about a young London insurance clerk with a moderately wealthh uncle who has disinherited him in favour of a charming cousin just before the old man dies. 291p. View more info

The Eustace Diamonds

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Oxford University Press: 1977

Book ID: SCW13773

ISBN: 0192811452

Condition: Very Good


CE2 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated dark brown wraps with only very, veyr minor overall shelf wear. This is the third book in the publisher's The Palliser Novels series. With a preface by Michael Sadleir. This is one in a number of the author's series of Parliamentary novels. The main character in this novel is a beautiful woman, recently widowed, who mysteriously comes into possession of a very valuable diamond necklace which also happens to be an heirloom of her dead husband's family. She claims it was a gift fro... View more info

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Hugging the Shore: Essays and Criticism

By: Updike, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: at165

ISBN: 0394531795

Condition: Very Good


D3 - A hardcover book club SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and some tears on the edges and corners, book has some stains on the page edges, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light tanning and shelf wear. Criticism & Theory 'Updike ranges through not only American and European fiction but also African and oriental authors and studies in art, anthropology, and theology. 8.75"x6", 919 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Age of Innocence

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Quality Paperback Book Club: 1993

Book ID: SCW03717

Condition: Very Good


BX2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear. A story set in the upper-class of New York City in the 1870s. It is about a young lawyer who plans to marry a beautiful debutante. On the eve of the engagement he meets her cousin who has fled Europe and an unhappy marriage. He is attracted to her and a life beyond his restrictive upper-class existence. By the author of "The Descent of Man," "The House of Mirth," "Ethan Frome," and "The buccaneers." 353p. View more info

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Caracole

By: White, Edmund

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW11096

ISBN: 0525242813

Condition: Very Good


BZ4 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have some lightly bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. An epic fantasy novel set in an imaginary time and place. It tells the story of a teenage hero as he is introduced to the great rites of adulthood: sexual desire, social intrigue, and political power. The hero grows up on a tumbledown country estate where he meets his young love. They follow parallel journeys to a great cultural center under siege and ferrmenting with insurrection. There they become involved with four o... View more info

Salome and Other Plays (The Importance of Being Earnest; Lady Windermere's Fan)

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1919

Book ID: EC2385BB

Condition: Good


K2 - Salome and Other Plays (The Importance of Being Earnest; Lady Windermere's Fan). The Modern Library. 1919. Softcover. Book has wear on the top and bottom spine and corners, wrinkling on the back top left corner, light fading on the spine, previous owner's name written neatly on the first page, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. View more info

John Sherman and Dhoya

By: Yeats, William Butler

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, USA, Wayne State University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book ID: SCW08091

ISBN: 0814313892

Condition: Very Good


CA2 - A hard cover first edition thus withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in green cloth covered boards with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some light tape staining on the outside cloth surfaces from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and labels on the top outside paper edges and front free endpaper plus there is a tiny remainder mark on the bottom outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear main... View more info