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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

By: McMillan, Terry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 138

ISBN: 0670869902

Condition: Fine


8vo. 368 pages. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Very clean and crisp.Red endpapers, white boards, black cloth spine. Metallic blue lettering on spine. Filled with humor, heart and insight, a love story about how a divorced power mom reconfgures her own life and the risks she takes to do that. ISBN 0670869902. #138. View more info

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The Intervals of Robert Frost. A Critical Bibliography. With an Introduction By Fulmer Mood.

By: Mertins, Louis and Esther

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1947

Edition: No Additional Printings Stated

Seller ID: 2373

Condition: Near Fine


91 pgs. Near Fine red cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, clean, sound, unmarked, very faint rubbing to cloth at spine corners. First edition, 1947. Frontis portrait of robert Frost and a plate showing an early manuscript version of "Neither Out Far Nor In Deep" in the poet's handwriting. Contents: Robert Frost and the Mertins Collection by Fulmer Mood; Intervals, by Louis Mertins: San Francisco Interval, Lawrence Interval, Derry Interval, Dymock interval, ... View more info

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The Other Hand

By: Metzger, Deena

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Granada Hills, CA, U.S.A., Red Hen Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1543

ISBN: 1888996242

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 311 pgs. Near Fine softcover pb, clean and unmarked with minimal shelf wear. "An epistolary novel that concurrently is a unique contribution to the literature we now speak of as Holocaust discourse", this novel is structured around the relationship and dialog between a Jewish woman and holocaust survivor who converted to Catholicism and is living in Paris as its cardinal. ISBN 1888996242. #1543. View more info

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L'Allegro and Il Penseroso

By: Milton, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, John Lane and the Bodley Head, Ltd.: 1927

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2057

Condition: Very Good+


16mo. 55 pages. Very Good+ condition hardcover in Good to Very Good jacket. Decorated black cloth, with little shelf wear, with several shallow bumps to the edges of rear board. Jacket paper somewhat darkened at spine, with a chip (about 1.5 inches wide by 1/4 inch deep) along upper left hand corner of front panel. Rear panel of jacket lists other titles in the Helicon Series edited by Lindsay Drummond. Owner name in small neat letters on front endpaper, else very clean ... View more info

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Milton's Minor Poems. L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus and Lycidas. [The Lake English Classics]

By: Milton, John. William Allan Neilson, Editor.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago and New York, Scott, Foresman & Co.: 1900

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1977

Condition: Very Good


165pgs. Very Good condition small blue cloth hardcover. Light rubbing to cloth along edges and corners, slight fading to spine. Owner name and date on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked with sound binding. Contents: Preface; Introduction: I. England in Milton's Youth, II. The Life of Milton, III. L'Allegro and Il Pensero, IV. Comus, V. Lycidas, VI. Milton's Puritanism; Text [of thepoems]; Notes; Word Index. #1977 View more info

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In the Cut: A Novel

By: Moore, Susanna

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1600

ISBN: 0679422587

Condition: Fine


8vo. 180 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. First American Edition, November 1995. Clean and unmarked with no discernable defects. A solitary divorcee living and working in New York as a writing/language teacher is unprepared for the danger ahead of her when she embarks on an erotic liason in the aftermath of a gruesome murder in her neighborhood. ISBN 0679422587. #1600. View more info

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In the Cut : A Novel

By: Moore, Susanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1601

ISBN: 0679422587

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 177 pgs. Near Fine softcover. Uncorrected proof. Advanced reader's edition. Clean and unmarked with no discernable defects other than a slight trace of shelf wear along bottom edge. A solitary divorcee living and working in New York as a writing/language teacher is unprepared for the danger ahead of her when she embarks on an erotic liason in the aftermath of a gruesome murder in her neighborhood. By the author of "The Whiteness of Bones" and "Sleeping ... View more info

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Hide and Seek.

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, George H. Doran Company: 1920

Edition: No Additional Printings Stated

Seller ID: 2091

Condition: Very Good


sm. 8vo. 120 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in paper boards, paper title piece on front board and spine. Shallow crease to paper covering front board. Light general rubbing to edges and corners, sunning to spine. Clean, sound and unmarked internally. Contains verses, sonnets and translations from the Chinese which first appeared in the Evening Post, Evening Public Ledger, Life, Collier's and House and Garden. Includes "A Meditation on Some Bookshelves". #2091... View more info

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Swimming the Channel

By: Neville, Jill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 577

ISBN: 0312113374

Condition: Fine


8vo. 182 pgs. Fine hardbound in Fine jacket. December 1994. First American Edition Author's first novel to be published in the United States. A Paris-based British diplomat has an affair with his daughter's babysitter. ISBN 0312113374.#577. View more info

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Sunset Gun

By: Parker, Dorothy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Horace Liveright: 1928

Edition: Fifth Printing, December 1928

Seller ID: 1116

Condition: Good to Very Good


12mo. 75 pgs. Good to Very Good condition black cloth spine in earthy and rustic textured brown crinkled paper covered boards. Rubbing to edges and corners of spine and boards. Date (January 5, 1929) on front endpaper. Closed tear at bottom edge near spine of several rear blank pages. Verses in this book first appeared in the Bookman, the New Republic, the Nation, the New Yorker, Life, the Yale Review, McCall's, the New York World and the New York Post. Contents: Godmoth... View more info

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Double Deuce

By: Parker, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons.: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 206

ISBN: 0399137211

Condition: Fine


8vo. 224 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Fine jacket. Green cloth and boards, gray endpapers. Crisp and clean. Hawk enlists Spensers aid when he is hired by tenants of a gang-plagued Boston neighborhood to investigate the deaths of a teenage girl and her baby. ISBN 0399137211. #206 View more info

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Sudden Mischief. A Spenser Novel.

By: Parker, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1206

ISBN: 039914370X

Condition: Fine


8vo. 288 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Boston PI, Spenser comes to the aid of Susan Silverman's ex-husband when he is charged with sexual harrassment. 039914370X. #1206. View more info

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Hush Money. A Spenser Novel.

By: Parker, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1999

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 1207

ISBN: 0399144587

Condition: Fine


8vo. 309 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Spencer, a Boston PI, investigates the suicide of a gay activist after a friend of Hawk's is implicated and denied tenure. Spenser also comes to the aid of Susan Silverman's friend who is being stalked and who reciprocates with seduction. 0399144587. 1207. View more info

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Perish Twice

By: Parker, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1208

ISBN: 0399146687

Condition: Fine


8vo. 291 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Featuring Sunny, Parker's new female protagonist, investigates murder in Spenser's home turf - Boston. ISBN 0399146687. #1208. View more info

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All Our Yesterdays

By: Parker, Robert B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 135

ISBN: 0385304374

Condition: Fine


8vo. 401 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine jacket. Black boards, gray-blue cloth with red lettering at spine. A saga of two Irish families, set in Boston. Jacket design by Robert Santora. ISBN 0385304374. #135. View more info

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The Big Bad Wolf

By: Patterson, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Little Brown & Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1666

ISBN: 0316602906

Condition: Fine


8vo. 390 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, no chips, no tears, clean and unmarked. Alex Cross is back, with his first case as an FBI agent, investigating a rash of kidnappings and disappearances. Victims are being bought and sold, with evidence pointing to "The Wolf", a shadowy and much-feared enigma with possible ties to the Russian mob. ISBN 0316602906. #1666. View more info

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Eyes of a Child

By: Patterson, Richard North.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, NY. 1995. First Edition.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 477

ISBN: 0679429883

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 594 pgs.Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket. Blue boards, black cloth spine, silver lettering. Dust jacket has very faint edge wear at bottom front edge. Clean and unmarked. Legal thriller set in San Francisco. ISBN 0679429883. #477 View more info

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The Fencing Master

By: Perez-Reverte, Arturo; Costa, Margaret Jull [translator]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace and Co.: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2508

ISBN: 0151001812

Condition: Fine


First American Edition, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa. A beautiful, mysterious and highly-skilled stranger approaches fencing maestro Don Jaimes and requests that he teach her the art of the unstoppable thrust. By the author of The Club Dumas and The Seville Communion. ISBN 0151001812. #2508. View more info

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The Seville Communion

By: Perez-Reverte, Arturo; Soto, Sonia (translator)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2105

ISBN: 0151002835

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 375 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Clean and unmarked. Faint trace of wear to bottom spine edge, else fine. Translated from the Spanish by Sonia Soto. Mystery thriller set in a Catholic parish in Seville. ISBN 0151002835. #2105. View more info

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Paolo & Francesca. A Tragedy in Four Acts.

By: Phillips, Stephen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London and New York, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1901

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 1129

Condition: Very Good


12mo. 120 pgs. Green cloth hardcover with gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. Top edge gilt. Light wear to spine edges, light foxing to rear endpapers else clean, sound, unmarked. #1129 View more info