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Almost Perfect, Adams, Alice
1 Adams, Alice Almost Perfect
New York Washington Square Press (Pocket Books) 1998 0671020692 / 9780671020699 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Good Book 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
243 pp. Toned pages, rubbed spot on front cover corner. Light roughness near bottom edge. No markings. Includes a Washington Square Press guide for reading groups. A tale of a woman who falls in love with a rich commercial artist who seems "almost perfect." Gradually the protagonist begins to realize the perils of her infatuation. Deemed by the NY Times a "notable book." 
Price: 3.00 USD
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The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty, Barry, Sebastian
2 Barry, Sebastian The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty
NY NY: Penguin, 1998 1998 0140280189 / 9780140280180 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Trade Paperback. Very Good. 1st paperback Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 308 pp., light wear. No markings. An Irishman joins the constabulary during the rebellion from Britain and is branded a traitor, pursued by a childhood friend who has become an IRA militant. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Except the Lord (New Directions Paperbook), Cary, Joyce
3 Cary, Joyce Except the Lord (New Directions Paperbook)
NY W W Norton & Co Inc 1985 0811209652 / 9780811209656 Reprint. Trade Paperback Very Good Book 
280 pp. Cover curled, ink name and phone number on half title page. Text clean, spine uncreased. Part of Cary's Second Trilogy, presenting the youth of Chester Nimmo as he treads cautiously between fundamentalism and radical politics. Includes afterword by critic Edwin Ernest Christian. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
Price: 5.50 USD
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4 Cather, Willa Alexander's Bridge
NY NY: Bantam, 1962 1962 Mass Market Paperback Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 112 pp. No marks. Light crease and small tear in front cover. Preface by Cather. A novel about an ambitious man torn between two women. 
Price: 2.20 USD
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5 Cheever, John The Wapshot Scandal
NY Harper & Row 1964 Later Printing. Cloth Very Good + Very Good Book 
309 pp. Light wear on dj, a few dings along jacket edges, and a one-inch tear on its spine. Price clipped on flap. Text clean. Originally published in the New Yorker and Esquire. Cheever's second novel about the Wapshot family. Critic Malcolm Cowley's blurb states ".the whole book is marvelous." Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall 
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 Claremon, Neil Borderland
Tucson Harbinger House 1988 Trade Paperback Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
181 pp. Light wear, lower corner slightly thumbed. A stray marking pen stroke in upper right corner of front cover, otherwise no markings. A novel about a romance between a white engineer and an Indian healer in northern Mexico. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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7 Coetzee, J.M. Life & Times of Michael K.
London Penguin 1985 Reprint. Trade Paperback -- 9 in. Tall Very Good Book 
250 pp. Thumbed, light wear, text clean. Tale of a gardener who finds himself in prison during South Africa's civil war. A Booker Prize winner. Size: 8mo -- 7.75 in Tall 
Price: 4.00 USD
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8 Cookson, Catherine Feathers in the Fire
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1972 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Boards Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
272 pp., Scuffing on dust jacket. Light wear. A Gothic nover set on a tenant farm in late 19th-century England. The characters include legless Amos and his sister Jane, 
Price: 3.00 USD
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The Setting Sun (New Directions Book), Dazai, Osamu
9 Dazai, Osamu The Setting Sun (New Directions Book)
NY New Directions 1968 0811200329 / 9780811200325 19th Printing. Trade Paperback Very Good Book 
175 pp. No markings, corners slightly curled. Cover design, with light soil, in black, gray and white. Later printing of a book first published in 1947. Translated by Donald Keene, who provides a 9-page introduction.Set in the early postwar years, it probes the destructive effects of war and the transition from a feudal Japan to an industrial society. Ozamu Dazai died, a suicide, in 1948. But the influence of his book has made "people of the setting sun" a permanent part of the Japanese language, and his heroine, Kazuko, a young aristocrat who deliberately abandons her class, a symbol of anomie. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
Price: 6.00 USD
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10 Ellison, Ralph Invisible Man
NY Vintage 1990 0679723137 / 9780679723134 Reprint. Trade Paperback Very Good + Book 
581 pp. Lower corner crease on cover, else close to new. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Originally published in 1952, this novel is one of the classics of American race relations in the mid-20th century, as the civil rights movement began to take root. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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11 Faulkner, William The Mansion
NY Random House 1959 Stated First Printing Cloth Good Good Book 
436 pp Blue cloth heavily rubbed on bottom edge. DJ in mylar protector, some soil to the mylar. From a McCoy Annex military library in Orlando Fl with library stampings and checkout card on rear endpaper. Spine slant. Light toning to text. Part 3 of the Snopes family trilogy. Size: 8vo -- -- 8.5 In Tall 
Price: 11.00 USD
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12 Faulkner, William The Reivers
NY Random House 1962 Stated 1st Printing Cloth Good + No Jacket Book 
305 pp. Ex-library from the Saufley Field naval base in Orlando. Moderate soil, spine sunned, usual library markings, but lightly circulated Some rubbing to edges and corners, slight spine slant. Text is clean, no markings. A promotional summary is affixed to the front endpapers. Light pencil code on margin of dedication page. Faulkner's comic tale about Ned, an 11-year-old and two older accomplices who steal a car in Mississippi and take off for Memphis, where they try their hand at horseracing. Size: 8vo -- -- 8 in Tall 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Twenty-Seventh City, Franzen, Jonathan
13 Franzen, Jonathan The Twenty-Seventh City
NY NY: Picador (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), 1988 1988 0312420145 / 9780312420147 3rd Printing Trade Paperback Very Good + Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Trade Paperback. Very Good +. 3rd Printing. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 517 pp. Lightly read, slight thumbing of cover corner. No markings or notes. Spine uncreased. Sturdy overall. A suspense talke about a charismatic young woman from Bombay who becomes the police chief of St. Louis, Mo. 
Price: 5.70 USD
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14 Friedman, Bruce Jay The Current Climate
NY Atlantic Monthly Press 1989 0871132761 / 9780871132765 First Printing Stated Cloth & Boards Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - 9.25 in. 
200 pp. Close to new, tight, bright, no markings, slight wrinkling on dust jacket spine edges. A sequel about Harry Towns' life as a TV writer/producer. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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15 Gallico, Paul The Foolish Immortals
NY Doubleday 1953 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Boards Very Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
224 pp. Light edge rubbing on spine. Dust jacket missing bottom 2 inch portion of spine, rest of spine chipped and rubbed. Slight yellowing of endpapers, no markings. Text clean. Binding sturdy. A young con artist sets out to defraud a rich old lady by taking her to the Holy Land to find the Tree of Life. Both get more than they bargained for. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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16 Garnett, David Aspects of Love
London Hogarth Press 1989 0701208368 / 9780701208363 Reprint Trade Paperback Good + Book 8vo -- 8 in Tall Possily Signed By Author
137 pp. Light creasing of cover corner. Some rubbing at foot of spine. Title page has an inscription to Marilyn in green ink and dated March 1989. Illegible sig appears to start with an oversized "G" and end with a "t" A novella about a young boy, an actress and an aged aristocrat, traveling through Europe. Basis for the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical produced by the Really Useful Theatre Co. and directed by Trevor Nunn. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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17 Godey, John The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
NY Dell 1974 Reprint. Mass Market Paperback Good Book 
First Dell printing Description: 350 pp. Spine slanted and creased but binding still sturdy. Moderate toning of text. No markings. Light rubbing of spine edges. Lexington Avenue Subway map. A tale of four desperate men who hijack a NYC subway and demand a $1 million ransom. Movie tie-in. Cover shows a subway pulling into a murky platform. Size: 12mo 
Price: 4.00 USD
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18 Halberstam, David One Very Hot Day
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1967 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Cloth Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
216 pp. Tear on dj corner, some rubbing on dj. Text clean. A novel about fighting in Vietnam, centering on three U.S. soldiers facing a possible ambush. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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19 Humphrey, William Home from the Hill
NY Delta/Seymour Lawrence (Dell) 1989 0385297335 / 9780385297332 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo -- 8.25 In. Tall 
312 pp. Light edgewear on spine and corners. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Humphrey's debut novel tells of an East Texas plantation owner and his seething relationship with his son and his wronged wife. Nominee to the National Book Award. Basis for a feature film. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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20 Huxley, Aldous Point Counter Point
Garden City , N.Y Doubleday, Doran 1938 First Thus. Cloth Good No Jacket Book 
432 pp in dark purple cloth. Stated first edition produced for Literary Guild of America. Loose, joint split at front and back, but covers still attached. Spine heavily sunned. Previous owner's attractive bookplate pasted on front end paper. Text clean. Small rubgbed spot on front lower right corner. A hodge podge of tangled romantic story lines, some based on Huxley's acquaintances, others on historical personages such as Baudelaire. Size: 8mo -- 8.25 in. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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