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Image for Thurber on Crime. Stories, Articles, drawings, and reflections on  the Evil That  Men and Women Do.

Thurber on Crime. Stories, Articles, drawings, and reflections on the Evil That Men and Women Do.

By: Thurber, James

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press, NY. First Printing November 1991., 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. xii. 208 pgs. Fine hardcover in Very Good + jacket. Edited by Robert Lopresti with a foreword by Donald E. Westlake. The author's ruminations on everyday villainy, some pieces appear for the first time in book form. ISBN 0892964502. #535. View more info

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Timothy's Game

By: Sanders, Lawrence

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons., 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 382 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Black boards and cloth, gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Black dust jacket, very slight edgewear, one closed 1/4 inch tear. Jacket illus. Don Brautigam. ISBN 0399133682. #148. View more info

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To Play the Fool

By: King, Laurie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press., 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


8vo. 260 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Black boards and dust jacket. Shallow dog-eared bottom right corners of first 30 pgs., else clean, tight and unmarked. Tiny ding to jacket near left bottom edge. SIGNED by author on title page. Sequel to A Grave Talent. ISBN 0312119070. #355. View more info

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Tomorrow and Tomorrow. [Pyramid Giant G214]

By: Collins, Hunt (Ed McBain, Evan Hunter]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books, 1956


190 pgs. Very Good condition vintage paperback. Slight rubbing to paper at spine edges and a shallow partial crease to front cover vertically along woman pictured, else externally pristine, square and tight. Text block edges are red. Internally clean and unmarked, paper uniformly age-toned. First four pages have a small 1/2 inch closed edge tear to right margin. Cover art by Bob Lavin. From the back cover: "The Vikes were in the saddle riding high-peddling forbidden ... View more info

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Valery and Poe. A Literary Legacy

By: Vines, Lois Davis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, New York University Press, 1992


8vo. xii. 217 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering. Tiny rear corner bump. Shallow waving to paper around pg. 41 due to a transparent waterspot, else clean and unmarked throughtout. Contents: acknowledgements, abbreviations, introduction, the image of Poe inherited from Baudelaire and Mallarme, Valery's view on influence, Dupin-Teste: the Poe connection, Poe, Valery and modern criticism, poetics and poetry, "On Poe's Eureka", conclusion: unity... View more info

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Virgil. The Georgics in English Hexameter

By: Virgil. (C.W. Brodribb)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, D. Appleton and Company. Made and printed in Great Britain., 1926

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated


86 pgs. Very Good hardcover. Green cloth with rubbing to spine edges and corners. Top edge gilt. Gilt decorative border on front board. Made and printed in Great Britain. The decorations to this edition are from woodblocks cut by Maud Reed-Cooper. The original Latin meter is reproduced in English as nearly as the structural differences in the two languages would permit. Books I-IV: Of Crops and Weather. Of Vines and Trees. Of Horses and Cattle, Of Bees. #748. View more info

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Virginia Woolf. Writers and Their Work : No. 33.

By: Blackstone, Bernard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1956

Edition: Revised Edition.


48 pgs. Very Good condition softcover, pamphlet bound, paper wraps. Light tea colored spot to top edge of text block near spine, otherwise clean and unmarked with minimal wear. Sepia toned frontis portrait of the author. A biography and select bibliography, with an index of essays and stories. No. 33 in the bibliographical series of supplements to "British Book News" on Writers and Their Work. General Editor Bonamy Dobree. #1661. View more info

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W.B. Yeats. A Biography with Selected Poems.

By: Lambirth, Andrew [Yeats]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Brockhampton Press, 1999

Edition: First Edition


4to. 120 pgs. As New hardcover in As New dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with period paintings, portraits, woodcuts and drawings. Contents: Background and Early Years, Yeats the poet, Searching for an Identity, Maturity, Personal Recollections, Late Flowering and Death, The Poems, Index of First Lines, Further Reading. ISBN 1860199615. #1384. View more info

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Walking the Labyrinth

By: Goldstein, Lisa

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Tor., 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8 vo. 254 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. A novel of contemporary magic realism. By the author of American Book Award Winner "The Red Magician". June 1996 first printing. ISBN 0312861753. #732. View more info

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Why the Tree Loves the Ax

By: Lewis, Jim

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 276 pgs. First Edition. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Author's second novel, a story of female violence, fear and resourcefulness. ISBN 0609601091. #1014. View more info

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Women With Men

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 255 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Dust jacket has some shallow scuffing to rear cover panel. Book has a tiny spot at bottom corner of fore-edge. Contains three stories:The Womanizer, Jealous and Occidentals. ISBN 0679454691. #901 View more info

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Women with Men

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books (Div. Random House), 1998

Edition: First Paperback Printing


8vo. 242 pgs. Fine condition softbound trade paperback. Contains the stories: The Womanizer, Jealous and Occidentals. By the author of Independence Day. ISBN 0679776680. #906. View more info