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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

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BW3 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition.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

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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

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

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

Daughter of Fortune

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, HarperCollins Canada, Limited: 1999

Edition: 6th Printing

Book ID: SCW04359

ISBN: 006019491X

Condition: Very Good


CB5 - A hard cover book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards quarter bound in black paper with gold lettering on the spine and illustrated endpapers plus a graphic blind stamped on the front at the bottom right corner with minor overall wear. The dust jacket shows only minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear mainly on the spine bottom edge. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Pe... View more info

Daughter of Fortune

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., HarperTrade: 2000

Book ID: SCW06338

ISBN: 0060932759

Condition: Very Good


CB5 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light soiling on the outside paper edges. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. A novel about a woman orphaned at birth and raised in the British colony of Valparaiso, Chile by a well-intentioned Victorian spinster and her brother. View more info

The Stories of Eva Luna

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW09253

ISBN: 0689121024

Condition: Very Good


BG2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light bumping to the right board corners. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with a small section (about 0.75" long) of very, very light edge wear on the front top right edge plus there is some light yellowing along the top and bottom edges of the back. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. Eva Luna is a character from one of the author's earlier novels. In... View more info

Daughter of Fortune

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., HarperTrade: 2000

Book ID: SCW10896

ISBN: 0060932759

Condition: Very Good


CB5 - A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library marks and stamps on the bottom outside paper edges, the title page, and the last page plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. The story of a woman orphaned at birth and raised in the British colony of Valparaiso, Chile by a well-intentioned Victorian spinster and her brother. View more info

Cavedweller

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Dutton/Penguin Books: 1998

Book ID: SCW06494

ISBN: 0525941673

Condition: Very Good


BZ4 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated white wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A novel in which the main character is saved from an abusive husband by running away with a rock star. She leaves behind two small children and goes on to sing in the band and bear another child. When the musician boyfriend dies in a motorcycle accident she heads back to Georgia with her ... View more info

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In the Name of Salome

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW05738

ISBN: 1565122763

Condition: Very Good


CH4 - A first edition first printing hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Book has a remainder mark on the bottom page edges, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloraiton and shelf wear. A novel that tells the story of a mother and daughter. One is a poet and the other is a teacher and it is about how they confronted the machismo on two Caribbean revolutions. It is set both in the politically chaotic Dominican Republic of ... View more info

Jalamanta: A Message from the Desert

By: Anaya, Rudolfo A.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW05211

ISBN: 0446520241

Condition: Good


CH5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the usual library stamp and label on the inside surface of the front board and the dedication page plus the front endpaper has been removed 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 shows no visible signs of wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve plus there is the usual l... View more info

The Merciful Women

By: Andahazi, Federico

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Grove Press: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW11778

ISBN: 0802116744

Condition: Very Good


CB3 - A tight, clean, sound copy in textured burgandy paper covered boards quarter bound in textured white paper with burgandy lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps and pocket on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated from ... View more info

The Appeal

By: Andrzejewski, Jerzy

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1971

Book ID: SCW06585

Condition: Good


BX4 - A hard cover withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy in white cloth covered boards with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very, very light soiling of the cloth plus there are two small blue marker spots, one on the front and one on the spine, plus there is some label staining and light rubbing on the spine plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the inside surfac... View more info

Seven Moves

By: Anshaw, Carol

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW11996

ISBN: 0395691311

Condition: Very Good


BF2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps on the top, bototm, and right outside paper edges and the title page plus there is a large patch of glue staining on the front free endpaper from a library pocket. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with a price clip to the front endflap plus it is still in the original library myalr sleeve. A novel about a Chicago therapist who has left her marginal past fo... View more info