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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

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Hints of His Mortality

By: Borofka, David

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, USA, University of Iowa Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW05242

ISBN: 0877455570

Condition: Good


CG5 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the usual library stamp on the half-title 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 ... View more info

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The Testimony of Taliesin Jones

By: Brook, Rhidian

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Penguin Books: 2002

Book ID: SCW10099

ISBN: 0142001570

Condition: Very Good


BG5 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy of a movie tie-in edition in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A novel about a boy living in a small town in Wales. His life has become suddenly confusing what with his mother having run off with her hairdresser, his father having taken to talking to himself, his brother growing mute, a girl classmate blowing smoke rings at him, and another saying their is no God. When the... View more info

The Women in the Mirror

By: Carr, Pat M.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, USA, University of Iowa Press: 1978

Book ID: SCW10780

ISBN: 087745082X

Condition: Good


BI5 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated red and white wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light fading on the spine plus there is some scattered light rubbing plus there is some very, very light edge wear along the covers free edgesplus there is the original owner's name in blue ink on the dedication page. This is a title in the publisher's Iowa Scholl of Letters Award for Short Ficiton. A collection... View more info

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What She Left Me

By: Doenges, Judy

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire, USA, Middlebury College Press/University Press of New England: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW12110

ISBN: 0874519373

Condition: Good


BI2 - A tight, clean, sound coyp in cream paper covered boards quarter bound in dark blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine and a gold graphic on the front 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 very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light edge wear along the top and bottom spine edges plus it is still... View more info

The MacGuffin

By: Elkin, Stanley

Price: $1.75

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

Book ID: SCW09873

ISBN: 0140172343

Condition: Very Good


BZ5 - A trade paperback book in near fine condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light creasing on the front and back covers plus there is some very light scattered rubbing on the front cover. This is a title in the publisher's Contemporary American Fiction series. A novel about the mysterious events that take place in less than forty hours in the life of a bureaucratically comfortable city commissioner of s... View more info

Bloodroot

By: Even, Aaron Roy

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW11705

ISBN: 0312265611

Condition: Good


BZ2 - 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 a sequence of numbers with the "1" present and with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in textured dark blue paper covered boards with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket mylar sleeve endflaps glued to the front an... View more info

Life in the Air Ocean: Stories

By: Foley, Sylvia

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW10114

ISBN: 037540063X

Condition: Very Good


BY3 - A hard cover first edition book in near fine condition with a dust jacket in very good condition. Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in light gray paper covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the letter "R" in black ink at the top right of the front free endpaper. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some light creasing and... View more info

The Beverly Malibu

By: Forrest, Katherine V.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Tallahassee, Florida, USA, Naiad Press, Incorporated: 1991

Book ID: SCW12141

ISBN: 0941483487

Condition: Good


BZ1 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wer with a small closed tear (about 0.25") at the top right corner of the back covers plus there is some scattered light rubbing along the spine edges, primarily near the top and bottom plus there is some very, very light surface edge wear along the top and bottom spine edges. This is one of the author's Kate Delafield mystery series.... View more info

Victory over Japan

By: Gilchrist, Ellen

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Little, Brown & Company: 2003

Book ID: SCW05443

ISBN: 0316313076

Condition: Very Good


BH5 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. This book is a winner of the American Book Award for Fiction. By the author of "Net of Jewels," "Starcarbon," and "Drunk with Love." 277p. View more info

Dislocations: Stories

By: Hospital, Janette Turner

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisana, USA, Louisiana State University Press: 1988

Book ID: SCW10129

ISBN: 0807115088

Condition: Good


CC5 - A tight, clean, sound copy in tan cloth covered boards with black lettering and a graphic on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with some light glue staining on the front and back fixed endpapers from where the dust jacket was glued to the boards plus there is a patch of glued staining on the front free endpaper from a library pocket plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, and labels on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front fixed and free e... View more info

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Nashville 1864: The Dying of the Light

By: Jones, Madison

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Penguin Books: 1999

Book ID: SCW09754

ISBN: 014027880X

Condition: Very Good


BC4 - A mass market paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A novel about a twelve year old confederate and his slave companion living in Federal occupied Nashville, Tennessee during the American Civil War. They slip through Union lines looking for the young white man's father. The boys are trapped behind enemy lines as the battle at nashville begins. The story is told by the youn... View more info

The Further Adventures of Brunhild: Stories

By: Kavaler, Rebecca

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Columbia, Missouri, USA, University of Missouri Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW07003

ISBN: 0826202497

Condition: Good


CF4 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy in brown cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with moderate overall shelf wear plus there is heavy fading/sunning on the spine and along the spine and top edges of the front and back boards plus there are the usual library labels, stamps, marks, and pocket on the front board, top, bottom, and right outside paper edges, preface page... View more info

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The House on Eccles Road

By: Kitchen, Judith

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, Graywolf Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW09902

ISBN: 155597368X

Condition: Very Good


CG4 - A ifrst edition ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. A novel about one day in Dublin, Ohio, an ordinary day in the lives of ordinary people centered on a couple on their anniversary day and sharing the los of their four-year-old son eight years earlier. This novel is a winner... View more info

Gambusino

By: Montemayor, Carlos

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Kailua, Hawaii, USA, Plover Press: 1997

Book ID: SCW07299

ISBN: 0917635213

Condition: Good


CF4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library labels and stamps on the top outside paper edges and front endpaper plus there is some tape residue on the inside surfaces of the boards from where the endflaps were taped down to the boards. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library labels on the spine and on the front plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Trans... View more info

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The Alphonse Courrier Affair

By: Morazzoni, Marta

Price: $2.00

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Harvill Press: 2000

Book ID: SCW09849

ISBN: 1860465749

Condition: Good


BX2 - 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. Translated from the Italian by Emma Rose. A novel about a modestly ambitious man who establishes a prosperous ironmon... View more info