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Schrodinger's Baby

By: McGregor, H.R.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1999

Edition: First American Edition


8vo. 250 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Theme revisits the quantum physicist's Shrodinger's Cat conundrum in the context of a murder. Author's first book, focusing on a group of students and roomates in Glasgow, a body under the staircase and a sense of morality that is no more real than a physics equation. First published in Great Britain in 1998 by Judy Piatkus Ltd. ISBN 0688168930. #1050. View more info

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Screaming with Joy : The Life of Allen Ginsberg

By: Caveney, Graham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Bantam Books., 1999

Edition: First American Edition


8vo. 216 pgs. As New hardcover in As New jacket, clean and unmarked. Black and white cover art.The first fully illustrated tribute to Allen Ginsberg, the best-known American poet of the post-war generation, mother of the Beats, and walking embodiment of Western counterculture. ISBN 0767902785. #1487. View more info

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Seasoned Timber

By: Canfield, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1939

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing


8vo. 485 pgs. Very Good hardcover. Illus. frontis. Cloth is tan, attractive coarse linen texture with green and brown title piece on spine. Owner name on front paste down. Small letter "B" stamped on front pastedown, bottom of title page and edges. Light foxing to endpapers, text clean and sound. Headmaster Timothy Hulme is in a serious quandry after the academy is willed one million dollars with the stipulation that Jewish, female, and local students must be wi... View more info

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Second Book of Tales.

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Charles Scribners Sons, 1908


12mo. 314 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth, gilt lettering and top edge gilt. Rubbing to cloth at edges and corners and a pair of shallow bumps to top edge of both boards. Internally clean and unmarked. A few pages are unopened. Copyright 1896, this is a 1908 printing. The tales include 16 of which had remained unpublished in book form at the time of Mr. Field's death. An additional 8 tales were taken from "Culture's Garland". Contents: Humi... View more info

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Select British Poets, or New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present Time, With Critical Remarks. [Suppressed First Edition]

By: Hazlitt, William

Price: $293.00

Publisher: London, Wm. C. Hall, 1824

Edition: First Edition, Suppressed


xv. 822 pgs. Good+ condition hardcover, marbled boards, leather spine and corners. This is the very scarce suppressed first edition, withdrawn from distribution after copyright issues arose concerning some of the still-living poets included in this volume. Leather to spine is rubbed and chipped, edges and corners of boards rubbed, hinges and gutters tender but holding well, signatures tight, clean and unmarked but for occasional light pencil tickmarks in margins of a few... View more info

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Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet. Vol. II : Prose.

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, 1942


8vo. 483 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth boards with pink title panel on spine. Gilt lettering to spine, slightly faded. FR colophon on copyright page. Very faint water spots to cloth of top front board. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked. Includes Stories of American History, Spanish Bayonet, Tales of Our Time, Fantasies and Prophesies. #497. View more info

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Shake Well Before Using. Poems By Michael Erlanger.

By: Erlanger, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, The Delmar Company, 1985

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author


8vo. 48 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover. Faint sunning to top of rear board, else near fine. One of 200 copies printed by Dwight Agner and bound by the Delmar Company in November 1985, on the occasion of the author's seventieth birthday, at the request of Mary Erlanger. Front endpaper is dated 12/7/85 and inscribed by the author "Dear-XXX, Dear-XXXX, I'm glad we're friends, All best, Michael" Author Michael Erlanger (1915-2002) was president of the Mark Twain... View more info

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Sin

By: Hart, Josephine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf., 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


12mo.164 pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked with the faintest tract of shelfwear to upper jacket edge. No chips or tears. First American Edition. 8/92 on dust-jacket. Author/playwrite's second book. By the author of DAMAGE ISBN 067941673. #161. View more info

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Sin

By: Hart, Josephine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


12 mo.164pgs. Very Good+ hard cover in Very Good+ jacket. First American Edition. 8/92 on dustwrapper, with 1/4 inch tear to rear bottom fold of flap, else clean, tight and unmarked. Author's second book. By the author of DAMAGE. ISBN 0679416730. #555. View more info

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Sole Survivor

By: Koontz, Dean R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


321 pgs Fine hardcover in Fine Jacket. First Printing. Clean, pristine condition. A catastrophic inexplicable plane crash, with 330 casualties and no survivors-except one. ISBN 0679425268. #1764. View more info

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Spy Line

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1989

Edition: First American Edition


8vo. 291 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Faint paper wrinkling to spine edges of dust jacket, jacket dated 12/89. Clean and bright throughout. Succeeds Spy Hook. British agent Bernard Samson is on the run from an arrest warrant issued by the Secret Servic naming him a traitor. ISBN 0394551796. #771. View more info

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Steel Guitar

By: Barnes, Linda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press, 1991

Edition: First Edition Nov. 1991


8vo. 257 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. White boards, black spine with gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Light edgewear. Dust jacket has 1/4 inch closed tear at bottom spine corner, two tiny closed tears at top rear. Author of COYOTE. The fourth of the Carlotta Carlyle mysteries, set in Boston. Blues singer Dee Willis comes back into Carlotta's life. ISBN 0385300131. #125. View more info

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Stone Kiss

By: Kellerman, Faye

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Warner Books, Incorporated, 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 390 pgs. As New hardcover in As New jacket, clean, crisp, unmarked first printing. A Rina Lazarus and Peter Decker novel. Set in New York, with an encore appearance of Peter's nemesis Christopher Donatti. ISBN 0446530387. #1394. 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


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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Sunset Gun

By: Parker, Dorothy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Horace Liveright, 1928

Edition: Fifth Printing, December 1928


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