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21 Barnes, H. Lee Minimal Damage: Stories of Veterans
Reno, NV University of Nevada Press (2007). 0874177219 / 9780874177213 First Edition Fine Fine 
Cloth with silver lettering to spine. 184 pages. A clean, attractive copy. "In the seven stories and novella of Minimal Damage, veterans search for dignity in a civilian life that has no need for men who were soldiers." 
Price: 10.95 USD
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Metroland, Barnes, Julian
22 Barnes, Julian Metroland
New York St. Martin's Press (1980). 0312531699 / 9780312531690 First American Edition Very Good Very Good 
A couple of pages have small faint smudges, small "B" stamp to front endpaper, small chip at head of jacket spine.áAward-winning author's first book. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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23 Barnes, Julian Talking It Over
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1991 0679405259 / 9780679405252 First American Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth spine with silver lettering. 275 pp. A clean, attractive copy. "A witty and provocative novel from the author of the masterpiece Flaubert's Parrot" - LJ 
Price: 9.95 USD
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24 Barr, George Epitaph for an Enemy
New York Harper & Bros. (1959). First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth spine with gilt lettering. 248 pages. Dust jacket has numerous chips and tears. Book is solid. "It's as piteous and ironic, as funny and as tragic as warfare itself. I think Baxter's mission is reported with as great control as Hemingway used in his account of Jordan's work on the bridge in For Whom the Bell Tolls." - Nelson Algren 
Price: 12.95 USD
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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
25 Barrie, J. M. A Window in Thrums
Chicago Rand, McNally & Co. Very Good 
Reprint. No date. Circa 1910. Cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Top edges gilt. 234 pp. Bookplate missing from front paste-down. A solid copy with only light wear. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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26 Barth, John Chimera
Greenwich, CT Fawcett (1973). Very Good 
Reprint. Paperback. 320 pp. A clean copy with only minor wear. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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27 Barth, John Giles Goat-Boy: or, the Revised New Syllabus
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Co. 1966 Very Good Good 
Later printing. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. xxxi, 710 pages. Dust jacket has a few tiny tears, some stains, and a faded spine. Contents solid. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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28 Barton, Fredrick The El Cholo Feeling Passes
Atlanta, GA Peachtree (1985). 0931948789 / 9780931948787 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth spine. 461 pp. Small chip to rear panel of dust jacket. "...a coming-of-age story, at once funny and sad, documenting the triumph and strife of characters caught up in a remarkable period in American history but serving also as a timeless metaphor for fleeting youth - and the often disturbing dynamics of romantic relationships." 
Price: 9.95 USD
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29 Bateman, Colin Cycle of Violence
New York Arcade (1996). 1559703490 / 9781559703499 First American Edition Very Good Very Good 
243 pp. A clean, attractive copy. "The author of the well-reviewed Divorcing Jack returns with another side-splittingly funny, irreverent tale of violence in Northern Ireland." - PW 
Price: 9.95 USD
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30 Baudelaire, Charles; Boyd, Greg (Translator) La Fanfarlo
Berkeley, CA Creative Arts Book Co. 1986 088739003X / 9780887390036 Very Good 
Text in French and English. Trade paperback. 126 pp. Bibliography. A clean copy with only light wear. "La Fanfarlo -- part bitter fictionalized autobiography, part parody, part ambiguous poetic exploration, and the poet's only completed work of fictional prose -- is very much the work of an apprentice beginning to find his way." 
Price: 4.50 USD
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31 Bedier, Joseph The Romance of Tristan and Iseult
New York Vintage Books (1965). 0394702719 / 9780394702711 Very Good 
Reprint. Paperback. 151 pp. Only light wear. 
Price: 3.95 USD
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32 Bell, James K.; Cohn, Adrian A. (Editors) Toward the New America
Lexington, MA D. C. Heath (1970). Very Good 
Trade paperback. xiv, 353 pp. Previous owner's name. Essays, stories and poems by Robert Lowell, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, William S. Burroughs, Theodore Roethke, Frank Zappa, and others. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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Something to Remember Me By, Bellow, Saul
33 Bellow, Saul Something to Remember Me By
New York Viking (1991). 0670842168 / 9780670842162 Very Good Very Good 
Second printing. x, 222 pages. Signed by the author on a commemorative Boston University bookplate. A clean, attractive copy. "Brings together three of Bellow's best works of short fiction -- 'Theft,' 'The Bellarosa Connection,' and 'Something to Remember Me By' -- in an anthology that marks the peak of his artistic powers." 
Price: 70.00 USD
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The Blue Danube, Bemelmans, Ludwig
34 Bemelmans, Ludwig The Blue Danube
New York The Viking Press 1945 First Edition Very Good 
Blue cloth. Illustrated endpapers. 153 pp. Illustrated by the author. No dust jacket. Only light wear to binding. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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35 Benet, Stephen Vincent Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1942 First Edition Very Good 
Two volumes. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Well worn slipcase. Spines are a bit faded. Classic poetry and prose, including John Brown's Body and The Devil and Daniel Webster, from this well-loved American author. 
Price: 17.95 USD
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The Temptations of St. Ed & Brother S, Bergon, Frank
36 Bergon, Frank The Temptations of St. Ed & Brother S
Reno, Nevada University of Nevada Press (1993). 0874172268 / 9780874172263 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth. 305 pp. Inscribed to previous owners and signed by the author. A clean, attractive copy. "In the mid-1990s, two monks struggling to follow the fifteen-hundred-year-old traditions of Christian monasticism find themselves in conflict with the U.S. Department of Energy as they protect their tiny hermitage from a proposed nuclear-waste dump." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Pirate Jenny, Bernard, April
37 Bernard, April Pirate Jenny
New York W. W. Norton & Co. 1990 0393028216 / 9780393028218 First Edition Fine Fine 
Quarter cloth with silver lettering to spine. 240 pp. A clean, attractive copy. "Reminiscent of The Book of Phoebe in some of its wilder moments, though far darker, the novel captures the chilling and implacable logic of a sociopath achieving her goals." - PW 
Price: 17.95 USD
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The Red and the Black, Beyle, Marie-Henri (Stendhal); Scott-Moncrieff, C. K. (Translator)
38 Beyle, Marie-Henri (Stendhal); Scott-Moncrieff, C. K. (Translator) The Red and the Black
Norwalk, CT The Easton Press (1980). Very Good Rafaello Busoni 
Full red leather with gilt lettering and decoration. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers. xvii, 450 pages. Introduction by Hamilton Basso. Previous owner's embossed stamp. Blank Easton Press bookplate tipped-in. Only light wear to binding, mainly to top edges of boards. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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39 Blackstock, Terri Private Justice
Grand Rapids, MI Zondervan (1998). 0310217571 / 9780310217572 First Edition Very Good 
Trade paperback. 374 pp. Signed by the author. A clean, attractive copy. "A serial killer begins to stalk the town of Newport, Louisiana, and when it seems like Mark Branning's wife is next on the hit list, he is determined to protect her, but first the two must move to save their dying marriage." 
Price: 9.95 USD
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40 Blanco, L. W. Spykill
New York Lancer (1966). First Edition Very Good 
Paperback Original. Lancer 72-995. 159 pp. The spine is not creased. A clean, attractive copy. "Tom Marco, freelance counterspy, follows a golden nymph to the heart of a vast anti-American plot." 
Price: 4.95 USD
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