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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 shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the the original library mylar sleeve plus there is the usual l... 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 shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the the original library mylar sleeve plus there is the usual l... 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, Perri Klass, Daniel Meltzer, Les Myers, Ken Chowder, Alice Adams, Frances Sherwood, Antonya Nelson, Millicent Dillon, Kent Nel... 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 that novel she had an adventurous life as a poor young Latin American woman and she found friendship, love, and some worldly... 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 proper lady of strict Greek parents. Illustrated with black and white photographs by Jim Burger. By the author of "The Foun... 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, dedication page, and inside surface of the back board. This is a reprint of the original 1904 edition of a collection of short s... 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 plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve with the usual library label on the spine that wraps around onto the back ... 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 library mylar sleeve. A collection of stories that evoke the beguiling, complex world of New York society. They are contemporary... View more info

The Crime Studio

By: Aylett, Steve

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Four Walls Eight Windows: 2001

Book ID: SCW10037

ISBN: 1568581483

Condition: Good


CB4 - A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a 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 cyberpunk short stories set in a surreal, bombed-out bacchanal world in a town called Beerlight where murder is the ultimate expression of art. 156p. 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 endflaps are glued to the fixed endpapers plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A collection of short stories abou... 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," "Secrets and Surprises," and "The Burning House." 207p. 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 is the usual library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A collection of short stories b... View more info

The Left-Handed Marriage

By: Bienen, Leigh B.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, USA, Ontario Review Press: 2001

Book ID: SCW05656

Condition: Very Good


CA5 - A first American edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in near fine condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of short stories by a notable Canadian author written with an eye for detail and the nuances of human relationships and cultural differences. This is the author's first book. Her short fiction has been published in TriQuarterly, The Mississippi Review, Ontario Review, and The O. Henry Awards anthologies. 267p. View more info

The Left-Handed Marriage

By: Bienen, Leigh B.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, USA, Ontario Review Press: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW12170

ISBN: 086538102X

Condition: Very Good


CA5 - A first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition with a dust jacket in near fine condition. Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound coy in dark gray cloth covered boards with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wera plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A collection of short stories by a notable... View more info

On the Eve of Uncertain Tomorrows

By: Bissoondath, Neil

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Crown Publishing Group, Incorporated: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW04564

ISBN: 0517582333

Condition: Very Good


BC5 - A hard cover first American edition book in very good condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in textured black paper covered boardw with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus some very light soiling on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear plus a small (less than 0.25") closed tear on the back left side plus some light overall soiling. A collection of short stories told with comic detail and compassion about people's hopes, fears, dreams, and needs. By the author of &#... View more info

The Interior Country: Stories of the Modern West

By: Blackburn, Alexander (editor)

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Athens, Ohio, USA, Swallow Press: 1987

Book ID: SCW05681

ISBN: 0804008884

Condition: Good


CH5 - A trade papeback book in good condition. A sound copy in color illustrated black wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some creasing on the front cover plus there are some scattered margin notes in ink through about page 53. A collection of short stories that are representative of the contemporary Western experience. 333p View more info