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1 "Miss Read" Fresh from the Country
Boston Houghton Mifflin (1961). First American Edition Very Good Very Good J. S. Goodall 
Quarter cloth. 221 pp. Dust jacket has short tears. A clean, attractive book. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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2 Aarons, Edward S. Assignment Manchurian Doll
Greenwich, CT Gold Medal (1963). First Edition Very Good 
Paperback. Gold Medal k1304. 159 pp. Small piece of clear tape to spine. "She was the perfect secret agent, with every bit of heart trained out of her beautiful body..." 
Price: 4.95 USD
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3 Abbey, Edward The Best of Edward Abbey
San Francisco, CA Sierra Club Books (1988). 0871567865 / 9780871567864 Very Good 
Reprint. Trade paperback. xv, 383 pages. A solid copy with only light wear. 
Price: 5.95 USD
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4 Abish, Walter Eclipse Fever
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1993 0679418679 / 9780679418672 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Quarter cloth with gilt lettering. 335 pp. Dust jacket has a faded spine. Contents clean and tight. "...a complex, powerful depiction of the wealthy and intellectual in Mexico City and an exploration of the connection between fiction and history." - LJ 
Price: 9.95 USD
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5 Adams, Alice; Kenison, Katrina (Editors) The Best American Short Stories 1991
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1991 0395544092 / 9780395544099 First Edition Very Good 
Trade paperback. xvii, 426 pp. Contributers' notes. Only minor wear. Stories by Rick Bass; Charles Baxter; Charles D'Ambrosio, Jr.; Harriet Doerr; Alice Munro; John Updike; and others. 
Price: 5.95 USD
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, Adams, Douglas
6 Adams, Douglas Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
New York Simon and Schuster (1987). 0671625829 / 9780671625825 First American Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth spine with gilt lettering. 247 pp. Small publisher's stamp to bottom edges. A clean copy with little wear. "A ghost - horror - detective - time travel - romantic comedy epic." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Our Golden Ironburg: A Novel with Formulas, Aksyonov, Vassily
7 Aksyonov, Vassily Our Golden Ironburg: A Novel with Formulas
Ann Arbor, MI Ardis Publishers (1989). 0882335596 / 9780882335599 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Black cloth with gilt spine lettering. 254 pp. Translated by Ronald E. Peterson. A clean, attractive copy. "...loosely chronicles the lives of members of a leading scientific research center in Siberia - brilliant bad boys who play adolescent pranks while searching for a 'peep-hole into eternity'" - PW 
Price: 17.95 USD
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8 Akutagawa, Ryunosuke; Kojima, Takashi (Translator) Rashomon and Other Stories
New York Liveright (1970). 0871402149 / 9780871402141 Very Good 
Reprint. Trade paperback. 119 pp. Ink mark to bottom edges. A clean, attractive copy. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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Miracle Maker: The Selected Poems of Fadhil Al-Azzawi, Al-Azzawi, Fadhil; Mattawa, Khaled (Translator)
9 Al-Azzawi, Fadhil; Mattawa, Khaled (Translator) Miracle Maker: The Selected Poems of Fadhil Al-Azzawi
Rochester, NY BOA Editions 2003 1929918453 / 9781929918454 First Edition Very Good 
Trade paperback. 143 pp. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by Al-Azzawi. A clean, attractive copy. "This collection features poems from Al-Azzawi's six previous Arabic poetry collections and many new poems. Springing from classical Arabic poetry, his poems speak to political exile, cultural marginalization, and Middle Eastern and Western histories and mythologies. Al-Azzawi employs humor, melancholy and tenderness to celebrate new worlds of possibility." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Miss Bishop, Aldrich, Bess Streeter
10 Aldrich, Bess Streeter Miss Bishop
New York D. Appleton-Century 1933 First Edition Very Good 
Blue cloth with silver lettering and decoration. 337 pp. No dust jacket. Previous owner's name. Contents clean and tight. The basis for the movie Cheers for Miss Bishop. 
Price: 17.95 USD
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The Story of a Bad Boy, Aldrich, Thomas Bailey
11 Aldrich, Thomas Bailey The Story of a Bad Boy
Philadelphia John C. Winston (1927). First Edition Thus Very Good Edwin John Prittie 
Cloth with paste-down illustration to front cover. viii, 253 pp. Four color plates. Bookplate, partly removed. Some spotting and wear to cloth, front hinge cracked. A couple of pages have smudges or stains, but overall they're clean. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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I Wish He Would Not Die, Aldridge, James
12 Aldridge, James I Wish He Would Not Die
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Co. 1958 First American Edition Very Good Very Good 
235 pp. Bookstore stamp to paste-down endpaper. A solid copy with only light wear. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Tom Brown's Schooldays, An Old Boy [Thomas Hughes]
13 An Old Boy [Thomas Hughes] Tom Brown's Schooldays
London Thomas Nelson and Sons Very Good 
No date. Circa 1900. Red leather with gilt lettering to spine. Top edges gilt. 335 pages. Spine lightly faded. A clean copy with only light wear. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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14 Anderson, Sherwood Winesburg, Ohio
New York The Modern Library (1947). Very Good Very Good 
Cloth. xv, 303 pp. Introduction by Ernest Boyd. Price-clipped jacket has a couple of tears. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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15 Anthony, Piers; Fuentes, Roberto Mistress of Death [Jason Striker]
New York Berkley (1974). 042502623X / 9780425026236 First Edition Very Good 
Paperback original. 192 pp. A clean copy with little wear. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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Greyfriars Bobby, Atkinson, Eleanor
16 Atkinson, Eleanor Greyfriars Bobby
Mattituck, NY Amereon House (1994). 0848812433 / 9780848812430 Very Good 
Reprint. Edition limited to 250 copies. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. 185 pages. No dust jacket. A clean, attractive copy. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Death of a Pig, Bairrington, Doyle
17 Bairrington, Doyle Death of a Pig
New York Carlton Press (1979). 080621144X / 9780806211442 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth. 144 pages. Signed by the author. Dust jacket has a couple of short tears and some stains. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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The Hard to Catch Mercy, Baldwin, William
18 Baldwin, William The Hard to Catch Mercy
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1993 1565120256 / 9781565120259 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Quarter cloth with gilt lettering. Map endpapers. 451 pp. Signed by the author. Small "x" to bottom edges. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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19 Balzac, Honore de; Robida, A. (Translator) Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine
No place Privately published Very Good 
No date. Paper covers. 348 pp. A solid copy with only light wear. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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20 Bangs, John Kendrick Coffee and Repartee
New York Harper & Bros. (1893). Very Good 
Later printing. viii, 123 pp. Illustrated. Previous owner's initials and "Christmas Greeting" to front endpaper, bookstore sticker, a couple of pages have short tears. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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