Category: Fiction (paperback)


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DAVID HARUM, A Story of American Life

By: Westcott, Edward Noyes

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bantam 41, 1946

Edition: 1st Bantam edition

"The story of the shrewdest and most crotchety banker who ever traded horses or brought young lovers together." Basis for the film starring Will Rogers. Author's name misspelled as Westscott on front cover. 312 pages, cover illustration by Edgard Cirlin. Moderate handling wear. Internally tight and clean. A nice copy. View more info

Desperate Measures

By: Wheatley, Dennis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Arrow 912850, 1976

Edition: 1st Arrow edition

Originally published in 1974, in hardcover, by Hutchinson & Co. A Roger Brook story set in 1814, and finding Napoleon about to subject Europe to another war. Paperback, 415 pages (including 'The Roger Brook Saga'), uncredited wraparound cover illustration. Rubbing, foxing to top edge, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Disappearing Acts

By: McMillan, Terry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pocket Star 87200, 1993

Edition: 1st Pocket Star edition

Two people taking a break from their respective opposite gender meet each other in a Brooklyn brownstone, and there's no turning back. Cover by Synthia Saint James. Light general wear, small smudged date stamp to bottom edge. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Doctor By Day

By: Stone, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harlequin 142, 1951

Edition: 1st Harlequin edition

Aiming for service instead of money, a successful doctor decides to set up office as a general practitioner, only to find himself dealing with idle women and neurotic men, from the frivolous blonde office assistant with a fixation on him, to a boy afraid of the draft. Strong spine slant, 1" piece of bottom spine chipped/peeled off, wear/light chipping to top spine, reading crease, edgewear, creasing, thin chipping to 1" strip along bottom edge of front cover and... View more info

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DRAGON'S FIN SOUP, Eight Modern Siamese Fables

By: Somtow, S.P.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Bangkok, Asia Books, 2002

Edition: 2nd edition

These eight fables "in the tradition of the Marx Brothers," "where East and West don't meet -- they collide," and "where nothing is as it seems, and even the unreal is an illusion," include the title story, "Lottery Night," "The Steel American," "Chui Chai," "The Bird Catcher," "Diamonds Aren't Forever," "Fiddling for Water Buffaloes," and "The Last Time I Died in Venice." 208 pages (includi... View more info


By: Zola, Emile

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Arrow 027, 1968

Edition: 1st Arrow edition

A title from one of Zola's "great series of novels showing the life of successive generations of a French family. Set in the atmosphere of the Parisian slums it is a dramatic story of the interaction between degrading environment and flaws of character." Originally published in French, and here translated from that language by Arthur Symons. Introduction by Alec Brown. Small flaked area to top of front cover (presumed sticker removal) moderate edgewear, 1/8" ... View more info

Edna, The Inebriate Woman

By: Sandford, Jeremy

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Pan 02715, 1971

Edition: First Edition

Paperback original, based on the BBC television production of the same name, and the first of a trilogy entitled 'In The Time of Cathy.' 127 pages. Book store stamp to inside front cover, small ink initial to top right corner of front end paper, moderate general wear. View more info

ENGLISH STORY, Fourth Series

By: Wyatt, Woodrow

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins White Circle c302, 1945

Edition: Services edition

An uncommon edition of an anthology featuring James Hanley, Sid Chaplin, Inez Holden, Diarmuid Kelly, Kenneth Gee, Gwyn Jones, Naomi Mitchison, H.E. Bates, Henry Treece, Denys Val Baker, Glyn Jones, others. Faint oval stamp ("Officer's Mess RCAF/Topcliffe") to front cover, dusty/tanned edges, some slant, rubbing, handling wear, gentle creasing, rounded corners. View more info

Executive Suite

By: Hawley, Cameron

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Corgi G90, 1955

Edition: 1st Corgi edition

originally published in 1954 by Hammond, Hammond Co.; when the president of a vast business concern drops dead without having designated a successor, the ensuing twenty-four hours find five men battling for the position; movie tie-in edition for the MGM film of the same name, starring William Holden and Barbara Stanwyck; cover painting by Richard features Holden and Stanwyck in a troubled embrace (Holden stern and powerful while glaring at Stanwyck, Stanwyck uncertain an... View more info

Fair Wind to Java

By: Roark, Garland

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Permabooks P127,

Historical fiction originally published in 1948, in hardcover, by Doubleday & Company. Two ruthless men -- one a murderous captain and the other determined to destroy him -- battle for power and the wealth of the exotic Indies. Slant, edgewear, impressions, previous owner's name, moderate general wear. View more info

Footprint of Cinderella

By: Wylie, Philip

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell 140, 1946

Edition: 1st Dell edition

map-back; reissues the 1931 Murray Hill Books edition; faded edges, a bit of slant, several gentle diagonal creases to top right corner of front cover; View more info

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French Alley

By: Clay, Matthew

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Star Novels 752 / Publication House, 1956

Edition: 1st thus

Three young women learn "the heartbreak and rapture of the French Quarter!" 130 pages, cover illustration by Rudy Nappi. Some spine slant, light rubbing, a hint of edgewear, a couple of very short (1/8") edge tears, mild wear to corners/spine ends, moderate general wear. A fairly nice copy of a relatively uncommon printing. View more info

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From Tears to Smiles

By: Allen, Ida Reade

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Street & Smith New Eagle Series No. 1355, 1931

Edition: 1st thus

(1891). Reissues the 1899 Norman L. Munro edition. Romance. Rubbing, minor edgewear, moderate rubbing/scraping to spine edges, tanned pages, slightly darkened spine. Fragile to begin with, these are seldom found without significant flaws, but this copy is pretty good. Scarce. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Girl Intern

By: Seifert, Elizabeth

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Harlequin 326, 1956

Edition: 2nd Harlequin edition

a female doctor must prove herself to a hospital chief of staff who happens to think that women -- lacking impersonality, decision and moral fibre -- should not be in medicine; cover by Rickard; small inked "S" just beneath Harlequin logo at top left corner of front cover, some dampstain to back cover, handling wear, crease to top right corner tip of front cover; View more info

Girl on the Left Bank

By: Shepherd, Joan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon 578,

Edition: 1st Avon edition

author's first novel; in post-war Paris a young woman arrives to study art, and finds herself caught in a circle of carefree young compatriots; reading crease, some slant/roll, 3/8" separation to bottom right spine edge, moderate handling wear; View more info