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1 Tales From Watership Down
Adams, Richard; Lawrence, John
Alfred A. Knopf 1996 0679451250 / 9780679451259 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The long-awaited return to the magical world of his classic novel. Round gold "all new stories" sticker on front cover partially removed, leaving an abrasion on DJ. Otherwise like new. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 267 pages; 26246 
Price: 15.60 USD
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2 The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Albom, Mitch
NY Hyperion 2003 0786868716 / 9780786868711 1st Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
12mo - 7" to 7" tall; 196 pages; 18863 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Mammoth Hunters, Auel, Jean M.
3 The Mammoth Hunters
Auel, Jean M.
Crown 1985 0517556278 / 9780517556276 6th Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Faint dampstain along top edge of DJ rear panel. ; Earth's Children Series; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 645 pages; 27936 
Price: 7.80 USD
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Winter's Tales, Dinesen, Isak
4 Winter's Tales
Dinesen, Isak
NY Random House 1942 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
BOMC News reprint about this book laid in. Previous owner's bookplate; name; light soil. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages; 28501N 
Price: 15.60 USD
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Great Son - A Novel of Character, Ferber, Edna
5 Great Son - A Novel of Character
Ferber, Edna
Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc 1945 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Edgeworn and lightly chipped DJ in new mylar. Red boards with E. P embossed on front board. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 281 pages; 29074 
Price: 7.09 USD
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The Bloom Of Life, France, Anatole (translated by J. Lewis May)
6 The Bloom Of Life
France, Anatole (translated by J. Lewis May)
London John Lane, the Bodley Head Limited 1926 2nd Edition Flexible leather Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Sequel to "Little Pierre". Wine red boards, gilt lettering and gilt top edge. Fraying at extremities. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 291 pages; 12377 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 East Of The Mountains
Guterson, David
NY Harcourt Brace 1999 0151002290 / 9780151002290 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
In his second novel the author swings dramatically in the opposite direction of his first book, "Snow Falling on Cedars". East of the Mountains is the tale of a solitary, 73-year-old Seattle widower. A retired heart surgeon, Ben Givens is an old hand at turning isolation to his advantage, both professionally and personally: "When everything human was erased from existence except that narrow antiseptic window through which another's heart could be manipulated--few were as adroit as Dr. Givens." ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 279 pages; 20735 
Price: 13.00 USD
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8 Morning Journey
Hilton, James
Little, Brown & Co. 1951 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Spine faded, edgewear ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 345 pages; 22128 
Price: 9.75 USD
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9 Bronte
Hughes, Glyn
St. Martin's 1996 031214816X / 9780312148164 1st US Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A fictional portrait of the famous Bronte sisters traces their family history from their beginning in the parish of Haworth in Yorkshire and the surrounding hills to their resulting adulthood and literary success. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 431 pages; BT10269 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Washington Square
James, Henry
NY Book-Of-The-Month Club N.D. Reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by George Du Maurier 
Green water splashes on half-title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages; 18327 
Price: 11.70 USD
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The Crossing, McCarthy, Cormac
11 The Crossing
McCarthy, Cormac
Alfred A. Knopf 1994 0394574753 / 9780394574752 BOMC Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 425 pages; 28947 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Human Being, A Story, Morley, Christopher
12 Human Being, A Story
Morley, Christopher
Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc 1934 1st Edition; 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Bottom front corner frayed a little. Tiny stain on rear and on foredge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 350 pages; 22119 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Foxfire
Oates, Joyce Carol
NY Dutton/William Abrahams 1993 0525936327 / 9780525936329 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Tells the story of five teenage girls in the 1950s who form the gang, Foxfire, in order to escape their harsh and depressing home lives and to support each other in a society filled with violence, sexism, ignorance, and cruelty. Remainder mark, bottom edge, minor edgewear to DJ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 328 pages; 20433 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Marya
Oates, Joyce Carol
NY E. P. Dutton 1986 Book Club Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A profound and hauntingly truthful portrait of a woman whose life is given to us in its successive, significant stages, from earliest childhood in violence and poverty until her mid-thirties, when she is quite famous as a critic and intellectual commentator, a frequent American delegate to international conferences. At whatever stage, Marya is unforgettable, and the course of her life seems as unpredictable and, in retrospect, as inevitable as life itself. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 246 pages; 19312 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Street  A Novel, Petry, Ann
15 The Street A Novel
Petry, Ann
Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin 1991 0395901499 / 9780395901496 16th Printing Softcover As New 
A houghton mifflin literary fellowship novel. Tells the poignant, often heart-breaking story of Lutie Johnson, a young black woman and her spirited struggle to raise her son amid the violence, poverty and racial dissonance of Harlem in the late 1940s. Reprinted many, many times, this book is considered classic literature. Ann Petry (1912-1997) wrote short stories before she wrote this novel, published in 1946. An American author who became the first black woman writer with book sales topping a million copies for this novel. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 435 pages; 30646 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Three Weissmanns of Westport  A Novel, Schine, Cathleen
16 The Three Weissmanns of Westport A Novel
Schine, Cathleen
Sarah Crichton Books 2010 0374299048 / 9780374299040 1st Edition; 4th Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
In this story, sisters Miranda and Annie quite unexpectedly find themselves the middle-aged products of a broken home. Dumped by her husband of nearly fifty years, their mother was exiled from their elegant New York apartment by her husband's mistress, Betty is forced to move to a small, run-down Westport, Connecticut, beach cottage. Joining her are Miranda and Annie, who dutifully come along to keep an eye on their capricious mother. As the sisters mingle with the suburban aristocracy, love starts to blossom for both of them, and they find themselves struggling with the dueling demands of reason and romance. Remainder mark bottom edge. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 292 pages; 30502 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Daughter of the Land, Stratton-Porter, Gene &  Frances (frontispiece) Rogers
17 A Daughter of the Land
Stratton-Porter, Gene & Frances (frontispiece) Rogers
Grosset & Dunlap 1918 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Kate, the young lady in this book, persevered among a family who mistreated her and had little money or time for her. Kate, kind and understanding, makes her own future for herself with her intelligence and hard work. Her love of nature brings her some small happiness. The resonating message is that a young woman must be strong and sometimes look to herself for survival. Closed tear on title page; edgewear and fraying at extremities; front board/spine junction torn about an inch; gutter behind title page starting. Old book store label on front pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 475 pages; 29378 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Barchester Towers, Trollope, Anthony
18 Barchester Towers
Trollope, Anthony
Doubleday 1945 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Donald McKay 
Bookstore name stamped on flyleaf. Light edgewear; stains on bottom page edges. ; Book Club Edition; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 508 pages; 11477 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Losing Battles, Welty, Eudora
19 Losing Battles
Welty, Eudora
NY Random House 1970 0394434218 / 9780394434216 1st Edition; 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Guy Fleming 
Brown spot on Part 1 page about the size of a pencil eraser. DJ, rubbed and chipped, in new mylar. ; Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pages; 27275 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Optimist's Daughter, Welty, Eudora
20 The Optimist's Daughter
Welty, Eudora
NY Book-Of-The-Month Club 2002 0965374718 / 9780965374712 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Winner of the 1973 Pulitzer Prize in fiction, this is the story of a war widow in her mid-forties who has left the South and returns, years later, to New Orleans, where her father, a prominent retired judge, is undergoing surgery and she must come to terms with the past, her parents, her marriage, and herself. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages; 21454 
Price: 15.00 USD
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