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1 Allan, Glenn . Boysi Himself.
New York Samuel Curl 1946 Hardcover Good in Good DJ Hardcover 
DJ water-stained and worn, water damage to cloth, boards bowed. Some foxing. Interior clean and tight. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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2 Banks, Russell. Continental Drift.
Tokyo Hayakawa 1991 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ Hardcover 
Japanese translation. Inscribed and signed by author. Dust jacket lightly worn at the edges. Else clean and tight. 408 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Benchley, Nathaniel. The monument; a satiric novel.
New York McGraw-Hill 1966 First edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ Hardcover 
249pp. Hardcover. Inscribed and signed by author. Review pasted inside cover. (Inscription notes that the review spells his name wrong!) DJ edgeworn, soiled. Else clean, tight. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Black, Isabel . Hold Close The Day.
New York Crown 1954 First edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 
Ex-lib, usual marks. DJ in plastic, traped to covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Brady, Cyrus Townsend. A little traitor to the South;: A war-time comedy, with a tragic interlude,
Macmillan & co., ltd 1904 First edition Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
Hardcover. Cloth soiled. Edgeworn. Else clean, tight. 257pp. 
Price: 23.99 USD
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6 Brooks, Bruce. Pilgrims in the Zoo and Other Stories.
Boston Beacon Hill Press 1960 Hardcover Very good in fair DJ Hardcover 
DJ torn on rear, piece missing. Book tight and clean. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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7 Cartwright, Justin. Half in Love.
London Sceptre 2001 0340766298 / 9780340766293 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
DJ edgeworn, soiled. Book very clean and tight. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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8 Clifford, Frank S. A ROMANCE OF PERFUME LANDS, OR THE SEARCH FOR CAPT. JACOB COLE. ; With Interesting Facts About Perfumes and Articles Used in the Toilet.
Boston "Clifford, Perfumer" 1875 First edition Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
1st ed. 1875. 12mo. iv, 295pp. plus 32 inserted engraved plates including frontispiece. Original publisher's red cloth binding with elaborate pictorial designs stamped in gold and black on front board and spine. Rear board has blindstamped decorations and lettering. Brown coated endpapers. Wright American Fiction 1851-1875: 556. Frank Clifford was a Boston pharmacist who penned an adventure novel that appears to be heavily influenced by Jules Verne. In the narrative, Clifford places himself and his companions on board a steam yacht. Together they sail all over the world, visiting a number of locales where the raw ingredients of perfumes can be found. Along the way they encounter a number of perils and dramatic challenges, all the time discussing the ingredients of perfume and home remedies. This unusual novel was issued in several editions into the 1880's. With Interesting Facts About Perfumes and Articles Used in the Toilet. Very modest wear to the extremities with contemporary owner's signature on blank leaf before frontispiece. Otherwise, a near fine copy. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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9 Conklin, Groff. Science fiction terror tales Japanese translation.
Tokyo Charles E. Tuttle 1955 Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
Japanese translation. Dust jacket is soiled and edge worn. Toning. Otherwise clean and tight. 207 pages. Limp boards. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Corwin, Norman and Tibor Gergely (ill.). Dog In The Sky ; The authentic and unexpurgated odyssey of Runyon Jones
New York Simon & Schuster 1952 First printing Hardcover Good in Good DJ Hardcover 
DJ shelfworn, chipped, sunned. Slight tilt. Small stain at bottom corner of edges. Else clean, tight. 156 pp. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Criswell, Charles. Nobody Knows What the Stork Will Bring.
New York McDowell Obolensky 1958 0839210760 / 9780839210764 First printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ Hardcover 
Light edgewear to DJ. Tight and clean. 180 pp. 
Price: 1.99 USD
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12 D'Angelo, Lou. What the ancients said .
Garden City Doubleday 1971 First edition Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
Small tear in DJ, price clipped. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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13 Davis, Richard Harding. The Exiles : And Other Stories.
New York Harper & Brothers 1894 First Edition Hardcover Fair Hardcover 
1894 hardcover. Letter from author to an editor tipped in, declining an offer to write a set of stories for a magazine. Green decorative cloth soiled, shelfworn. Hinge cracked down to netting. Owner's (letter recipient's) bookplate. Interior tight and clean. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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14 Dulany, Harris. Falling.
Garden City Doubleday 1971 0841500878 / 9780841500877 Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
Shelfwear to DJ. Notes on endpaper. Interior tight and clean. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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15 Ellison, Ralph and Jouko Linturi (trans.). N
Helsinki Kustannusosakeyhti 1969 Hardcover Very Good/no DJ Hardcover 
Finnish translation. Yellow cloth lightly soiled. Interior tight and clean. 528 pp. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Farrell, James T. When boyhood dreams come true.
New York The Vanguard Press 1946 Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
1946 Hardcover. No DJ. Bottom edges roughly cut. Else clean, tight. 313 pp. Short stories and a three-act play. 
Price: 3.99 USD
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17 Fawcett, Edgar. A Gentleman of Leisure.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1881 Hardcover Good Hardcover 
Decorated cloth edgeworn, corners rubbed. Tilted but tight. Some toning, else clean. 323 pp. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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18 Freeman, Mary Eleanor Wilkins. Jerome, a poor man;: A novel,
New York Harper & Brothers 1897 First edition Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
Decorated blue cloth. Corners lightly rubbed. 506 pp. Ill. by A.I. Keller. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Friedman, Bruce Jay. The Dick.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 First edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ Hardcover 
DJ soiled, edgeworn. Book tight and clean 310 pp. 1st ed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Frydman, Gusta. My Sessions with Kay.
New York Druid Press 1978 Softbound Very good Softbound 
Cover soiled, edgeworn. Else clean, tight. 183 pp. A psychotherapist's story of a patient, a short novel and 3 short stories. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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