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THE VENDOR OF DREAMS & Other Stories (signed)

By: Frederick, Rawle

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Devonshire, Bermuda Writers' Collective, 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

A collection of seven stories by a Trinidadian-born writer living in Bermuda. This copy inscribed and signed ("For my brother Errol/Strands from 'our' passage/through the landscape. Thank/you for being part of this/journey/Rawle") Uncommon signed. 120 pages, cover painting by Elizabeth Ann Trott. Edgewear, rubbing, impressions/scratches, light soil, general wear. Internally tight. View more info

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The Water is Wide (signed)

By: Conroy, Pat

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Dell 9823, 1974

Edition: 1st New Dell edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by Conroy, on title page

Basis for the film Conrack, which starred Jon Voight, Paul Winfield and Hume Cronyn, and tells the semi-autobiographical story of Conroy's 1960s experience as a teacher to a group of black children living on an island off the coast of South Carolina. 316 pages (including acknowledgements) + four pages of advertisements for other Dell titles. Light rubbing, a bit of edgewear, impressions/surface wear, foxing to inside covers/end papers. A square, internally tight and c... View more info

The Wayward Bus

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bantam 752, 1950

Edition: 1st Bantam edition

the usual variety of Steinbeck characters, including a voluptuous babe who makes her living at men's clubs, a travelling salesman looking for thrills, a college girl who learned a little more than her parents think, and a driver with a belief in being natural, all of them and others stranded on a lonely road when a bus breaks down; cover by Ben Stahl; some slant, reading creases, previous owner's stamp to inside front cover, another to first end paper, a third to title p... View more info

The White Monkey

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Collins,

Edition: Sixpenny edition

No date. One of the Forsyte Saga novels. Book store stamp to front end paper, light foxing to end papers. Dust jacket w/chipping to spine ends, price sticker on front panel, wear to folds, 1" tear and small chip out of bottom front panel, short tear and larger chip out of top right rear panel, small chip out of top left of rear panel. View more info

The Wind Shifts

By: Sharp, Alan

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New English Library NEL 2508, 1969

Edition: 1st thus

Second volume in a trilogy, and sequel to 'A Green Tree in Gedde.' Moderate edgewear, remainder stripes across top and bottom edges, foxed/lightly soiled edges. View more info

The Winged Sword

By: White, Leslie Turner

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cardinal C-246, 1957

Edition: 1st Cardinal edition

"A bold, lusty tale of eleventh-century France and the Crusades"; cover by Charles Binger; thin reading crease, some spine roll, 2 small soil marks to bottom edge, light handling wear; View more info

The World, The Flesh and Father Smith

By: Marshall, Bruce

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pyramid R576, 1960

Edition: 1st Pyramid edition

originally published in 1945 by Houghton Mifflin; the famous story of a priest in a small Catholic parish in Protestant Scotland, and his parishioners who are spiritually willing, but considerably weak of flesh; cover by Bob Maguire; a beautiful, unread copy; View more info

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Thief of Hearts (signed)

By: Sandoval, Lynda (pseudonym of Lynda Sandoval Cooper)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Encanto/Pinnacle 12358/Kensington, 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

1st printing w/complete number sequence. Romance. A confirmed (and, understandably, happy) bachelor comes across the woman of his dreams while stopping "to help the victims of a highway pileup," but naturally the woman of his dreams has had enough of his sort, so she's not much interested. A torrid romance ensues. Uncommon signed. 256 pages. Minor spine roll, light edgewear, uneven reading crease to left edge of front cover. View more info

Three Doctors

By: Seifert, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harlequin 369, 1956

Edition: 1st Harlequin edition

Nurse-and-doctor stuff. Cover by Norm Eastman. Previous owner's signature and small scribble on inside front cover, slanted/sunned spine, creasing to covers, small flaked area where apparent sticker removal took some finish with it, soil to front cover, small scrape to spine. View more info

Three Ships West

By: Symons, Harry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harlequin 207, 1953

Edition: First Edition

Historical adventure featuring mutiny, intrigue, treasure, shipwrecks, Christopher Columbus heading into the great unknown in those three ships that that Isabella broad gave him--this one's got it all, boys and girls. Strong spine slant, crease to bottom right corner of front cover, rubbing, scraping to spine ends and edges, short separations at bottom edges, light soil to back cover, bottom page corners stained blue. Internally tight. View more info

To Let

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Collins,

Edition: Sixpenny edition

No date. One of the Forsyte Saga novels. Some slant, foxing to end papers and inside covers, book store stamp on first end paper. Dust jacket w/chipping to spine ends, edgewear, price sticker on front panel, wear to folds, 1" tear to top of rear panel, foxing to flaps and inside jacket. View more info

TONKA and other stories

By: Musil, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Panther 02914, 1969

Edition: 1st Panther edition

a collection of five novelettes, all originally published in Germany in 1924 or earlier, before the 1965 Martin Secker & Warburg 1st UK edition; translations by Eithne Wilkins and Ernest Kaiser; rubbing, mild edgewear, faint remainder strips across top and bottom edges, tanned pages, moderate general wear; View more info

Tortilla Flat

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin (US) 599,

originally published by The Viking Press, in hardcover, in 1935; the story of a man, his friends, and his home, and, in Steinbeck's inimitable style, the interweaving of the three; vertical crease to left portion of front cover, some edgewear, laminate lifting, sunning to cover edges, soiled edges, impressions to top right corner of front free end paper, moderate general wear; View more info

Tortilla Flat

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Signet P2189, 1963

Edition: 3rd thus

a bunch of people are just thrilled with life as long as they get to eat and drink, with a minimum of work (hey, who *isn't*?); rubbing, diagonal crease to top left corner of back cover, previous owner's name on inside front cover, moderate general wear; internally tight and clean; View more info

Two Riders of the Storm

By: Giono, Jean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Panther 02820X, 1969

Edition: 1st Panther edition

Originally published in French, and here translated from that language by Alan Brown. Set in the High Hill country of Southern France, this is a story of jealousy and passion destroying a powerful bond of affection between two brothers, with the result being "inevitably violent, bloody--and deadly." 188 pages. Light edgewear, thin scratches, original price sticker, a bit of tanning. Internally tight and clean. View more info