Published by Platt & Munk, NY, 1964
Cloth. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Greene, Hamilton (illustrator). Lightly read, sturdy, slight rubbing of spine edges. End paper is stamped "Grosset & Dunlap Damaged Books" but there is no significant damage visible. A few spots of soil on top edge. Lacks jacket. An anthology of 30 canine tales by such authors as Steinbeck, London, Thurber, Mowat, Meek, Seton, Kipling and Terhune. Introduction by Farley Mowat. Illustrations at start of each story. Collie design embossed on red front cover. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in.
Seller Inventory # 009857
Published by NY: Linden Press (Simon & Schuster), 1986, NY, 1986
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. Trade Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Collection of 15 stories from the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, etc. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 000356
Published by Chatham River Press, NY, 1984
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good +. Revised Edition. 472 pp. Color cover shows a couple fleeing a dragon. Crease on rear cover, no markings, light wear, strong spine. An anthology of 11 fantasy tales. Contents include "The Story of Sigurd," translated from Icelandic by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson; Also Morris's "The Wood Beyond the World," H.P. Lovecraft's "The Door that Came to Sarnath;" Ursula K. Le Guin's "The Rule of Names,", L. Frank Baum's "The Master Key," and more. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002335
Published by Back Bay Books (Little Brown), Boston, 1994
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. 10th Printing. 196 pp. Nearly new, no spine creasing. Light diagonal crease in lower half of front cover. Text clean. The L.A. Times calls this humor collection "polished little marbles of misanthropy." Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 006089
Published by Barnes & Noble Books, NY, 1996
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 3rd Printing. 596 pp. Nearly new. Bright, no markings. A collection of 17 tales about Ireland's dark side. The anthology includes 2 novels: :A Stone of the Heart" by John Brady and "Blood is Thicker by Ann C. Fallon. Other contributers range from Bill Crider to James Joyce. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002953
Published by Conde Nast Publications (Advance Magazine Division), NY, 2010
Magazine. Condition: Good +. No Jacket. Vol 85, No. 45. 83 pp. Corner creases, moderate wear. Cover art "Great Expectations," a bicyclist and dog pedal their way with presents and a bouquet. Contents: "A Risky Proposal," by Margaret Talbot, outlines what's at stake in the Perry v. Schwarzenegger federal lawsuit seeking to legalize gay marriage nationally. She touches on related lawsuits outside the California jurisdiction. A short story by T. Coraghessan Boyle, "A Death in Kitchawank;" Malcolm Gladwell writes about entrepreneurship as a mission aimed at risk-avoidance rather than risk-taking; Calvin Tomkins explores the performance art of William Kentridge; a piece on Arabic novels, and a humorous essay by Woody Allen. Also a profile of the Rodarte fashion label and a review of "Jersey Shore," a TV show. Talk of the Town weighs the U.S. anti-terrorism campaign in the wake of the Underwear Bomber fiasco.
Seller Inventory # 005967
Published by Penguin, NY, 1994
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. 1st Printing 2nd Edition. 188 pp. Remainder slash mark on fore edge and half-title page. A half inch edge of front cover was clipped off and replaced by plain card stock, attached by a vertical strip of clear tape. Otherwise, the book is close to new, no spine creases or markings in the text. A collection of 10 short stories dealing with AIDS in various ways -- presenting both the patients and their survivors. Includes some stories previously published and some original. First published by Viking Penguin in 1993; this edition has a revised introduction. Striking cover art shows 4 young barechested men with upraised arms. Size: 12mo - 7.75 in. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004837
Published by Glimmer Train, Portland Oregon, 1996
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 160 pp. Spine uncreased. Light wear, text very clean. Cover illustration by Jane Zwinger. Contents include: "The Boys at Night" by Robert Cohen; Interview with Psychologist Wayne Dyer by Linda Davies; "Otto" by Jamie Weisman; "Red Flag" by Eugenie Doyle. Interview with Irish writer Mary Morrisey by Annie Callan; "The End of a Decade" by Jane Rosenzweig. "The Story of a Million Years" by David Huddle. Article on the political imprisonment of writer Ma Thida in Burma. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005775
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1993
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 213 pp. Nearly new, no markings. Colored endpapers. A look at 3 weathy people in 3 short stories: "The Epicurean," "The Realist" and "The Stoic." Auchincloss uses philosophy schools as a literary device to dissect the world of the rich. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
Seller Inventory # 002158
Published by Doubleday, Garden City , N.Y, 1946
Cloth. Condition: Good -. No Jacket. Later Printing. 338 pp. Heavily rubbed and faded spine, with raw board backing visible. Corners bumped. Text clean. Artistic bookplate on endpaper. Collection of short stories set in a fiction suburban area near New York City. The 1946 Doubleday edition touched off a censorship lawsuit, and the book ended up being banned in the U.S. Wilson revised a later edition slightly (but not omitting the sexual material) and the book was sold without challenge. Size: 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009522
Published by Summit Books (Simon & Schuster), NY, 1988
Cloth Tape and Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Firsrt Edition. 217 pp., dj flap creased, price clipped. Else fine, no markings. Binding sturdy. A tapestry of Hasidic tales in which Raphael searches for Pedro and encounters a clinic where patients believe they are Biblical characters. Size: 8v0 - 9.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009843
Published by Citadel Press, Secaucus, N.J., 1986
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st Paperback Printing Stated. 288 pp. Lightly read, quarter-inch rubbed ding on front cover, above the title. Corners rubbed and some edgewear. Text block clean and bright. Spine lightly creased. Small darkish spot on fore edge. Excellent collection of classic horror stories, mostly from the 19th century. Writers included are Bram Stoker, Guy de Maupassant, Charles Dickens, Lord Lytton, H.P. Lovecraft, L.P. Hartley, Informative and readable introduction by the chairman of the Irish section of the Bram Stoker Society. Size: 8v0 -- 9 in Tall By 10 in. Wide.
Seller Inventory # 009259
Published by Crown Publishers, NY, 1944
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 6th Printing. 932 pp. Index. Blue cloth, with sunned spine, faded titling, browned endpapers. Text clean, binding firm. Bumped corners. A Library of Congress folklorist has assembled a broad sampling of American folklore from all regions -- anecdotes, folksongs, tall tales, jokes, legends, etc. with notes on sources, which include books, old newspaper articles, field research,etc. . Edited for a popular readership, but includes material of interest to scholars. Foreword by Carl Sandburg. Size: 8vo -- -8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 010087
Published by University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, 1989
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fine. Van Riper, Jeanne (illustrator). First Thus. 317 pp. Virtually new, no markings, crisp, no spine crease. Text clean. A collection of 17 stories set in Florida. Authors range from Stephen Crane, Ring Lardner, and Ernest Hemingway to Zora Neale Hurston, Gore Vidal and Philip Wylie. Editor is an English professor at the Univ. of Florida. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 009345
Published by KWAC/Perky Press, Key West, FL., 2002
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fine. First Edition. 175 pp. Close to new, no markings or creases. Fifteen writers based in Key West offer an anthology of 20 short stories set in their resort town. This is the third anthology published by the cooperatinve since it formed in 1995. Writers include J. T. Eggers, Theresa Foley, Kirby Congson, William Williamson, Allen Meece and more. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in. Book.
Seller Inventory # 010128
Published by University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 2000
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fine. First Edition. 203 pp. Gift quality, appears unread. No markings or creases. This anthology showcases 21 short stories written mostly by academics in the 1990s and generally first published in literary journals. What these stories have in common, of course, is a Florida setting -- a Florida that is sinister, full of alligators, creeping plants, heavy clouds, noir cops, and con artists; it is the surreal spread of theme parks, condominiums, and strip malls; and it is a paradise -- lost, regained, and remembered -- of sea, sun, hammock, forest, and glade. Among the contributors: Frederick Barthelme, Jeffrey Greene, Alison Lurie, Jill McCorkle, Tom Chiarella, Patrick J. Murphy, Steve Cushman and Joy Williams. Size: 8vo --9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009409
Published by Garden City Publishing Co., Garden City NY, 1943
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 489 pp. Red cloth, floral patter on spine, rubbing at top and foot of spine. Previous owner's bookplate on inside cover. Text clean. A 15-pp introduction by the editor. Contents include "Cakes and Ale" "The Circle" short stories, "Rain," "The Human Element," "Mr. Know-All," and "A Friend in Need, plus 4 essays and 3 travel sketches. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009435
Published by University of New Mexico Press, Alburquerque New Mexico, 1974
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Davis, M.J. (illustrator). Reprint. 198 pp. plus 197 pp. Two short story collections in one. Nearly new, slight spine creasing. No markings. Dozens of tales about the author's years of living in rural Spanish-Indian settlements in the mountains of northern New Mexico. A sketch of an adobe wall is shown on both front and rear covers. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010146
Published by Hyperion, NY, 1994
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition Stated. 229 pp. Flat-signed by author on title page. Nearly new. Perfect except for crinkled edge of p. 187, possibly a production error. Mylar protector on jacket. Sarris, a UCLA professor who also is chief of the Mowak tribe, offers 10 related short stories describing gritty Native American life in northern California. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009232
Published by Funk & Wagnalls, NY, 1929
Red Leatherette. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued. Reprint. A lot of 7 out of 10 volumes in a pocket-sized library of fiction. Red leatherette on boards. Most in very good condition. Vol. 10 has loose hinge; Vol. 7, rubbing on lower half of joint. Texts clean. Bookplates of previous owner on inside covers. Each volume has about 180-200 pp. No jackets. Authors represented include Poe, Hawthorne, Irving, Galsworthy, Chekhov, London, Wilde, Norris, Lardner, Bierce, Cather, Zane Grey and many others. Size: 12mo -- 6.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009422