Category: Fiction (paperback)


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A Good Day To Die

By: Harrison, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine 24265, 1974

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Canadian printing. Harrison's second novel, following several well-received volumes of poetry. "He wanted to face death with courage and grace, with his friends nearby...and his case of dynamite!" A bit of slant, light edgewear, rubbing, impressions, extremely gentle bend diagonally across middle of front cover. View more info

The Golden Woman

By: Hatch, Eric

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gold Medal 213, 1952

Edition: First Edition

Paperback original. Canadian printing. With Haiti's voodoo drums as background, a stately beauty becomes a man's every furious desire. Spine slant, gently creased corners, moderate general wear. Internally tight. 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

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Home Base

By: Hemyng, Bracebridge

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Street & Smith, 1926

#39 in the publisher's "Round the World Library" series; a rare title; this one is a curiosity, containing pages never intended to be in the book; the cover clearly designates this story as " Home Base" by Bracebridge Hemyng, but internally, following four pages of ads for Street & Smith's Buffalo Bill stories, is the title page for a different book entirely, "Buffalo Bill's Strange Task, or, Fate's Plaything," by Colonel Prentiss Ingraham; follow... View more info

His Angel, A Romance of the Far West

By: Herman, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Arthur Westbrook Company,

No date (circa 1920s). Cover by Bernarda B. Park. 240 pages + 8 pages of advertisements for other Westbrook titles. Wear to spine, crosscracks, bottom half of left cover edge separated, light chipping to spine ends, tanned pages, scuffed edges. Internally tight and clean. View more info

The Trumpet Unblown

By: Hoffman, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Crest Giant d384,

Cdn.; a man who joins the Medical Corps during wartime finds himself "trapped in a strange game of madness and murder."; cover by Barye Phillips; slant/roll, some edgewear, tanning, mild dampstaining to top edge, moderate general wear; View more info

THE SOUND OF WHITE ANTS, Stories of Modern Japan

By: Howell, Brian (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norwich, Elastic Press, 2004

Edition: First Edition

A collection of sixteen stories written between 1997 and 2004. 167 pages. A hint of a suggestion of a whisper of wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Home From the Hill

By: Humphrey, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perma M4128, 1960

Edition: 3rd thus

lust, hate, innocence and love result in violence and tragedy; tie-in for the M-G-M movie which starred Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker, George Peppard, George Hamilton, Everett Sloane and Luana Patten; covers feature scenes from the movie; thin reading crease, a bit of slant, light edgewear, thin abrasion to fore-edge; internally tight and clean; View more info

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By: Jackson, Shirley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ace K-185,

Edition: 1st Ace edition

No date [1963] (originally published in hardcover in 1951, by Farrar, Straus and Young). "The story of haunted, brooding young girl trapped in a sinister world of her own making." (Serves her right -- you never hear about well-adjusted young girls trapped in sinister worlds of their own making -- they only make worlds of cupcakes and lollipops.) 191 pages + 1-page advertisement for other Ace-published titles. Moderate edgewear, nicks/wear to spine ends, handl... View more info


By: Jacob, Naomi

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson No. 3,

Edition: 86th thousand

No date (ca. 1954). A bit of slant, moderate edgewear, dings to spine ends, light scraping to right spine edge, spotted/toned edges, toned pages. View more info

A Dance in the Sun

By: Jacobson, Dan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ace Books H201/Harborough Publishing, 1958

Edition: 1st Ace Books UK edition

A story of race relationships in South Africa. Faint partial crease to right portion of front cover, reading creases along left edge of front cover, tanning. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry

By: Johnson, B.S.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Quartet 31182, 1974

Edition: 1st Quartet edition

A critically acclaimed novel from a guy surprisingly not much known in the wider world. 119 pages. Some edgewear, impressions, a bit of tanning, moderate general wear. Internally tight. View more info

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Inside Daisy Clover

By: Lambert, Gavin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Star 39634, 1977

Edition: 1st Star edition

A young woman who lives with her solitaire-addicted mother in a squalid caravan on the California coast dreams of being a big-time singer, and when her voice is heard by a Hollywood film producer it appears that the dream might come true. Naturally, though, this being Hollywood and all, low-life scumbags contribute their usual amount of scumbagginess, in the process providing that handbasket that's so convenient for the trip to Hell. Basis for the 1965 film of the same... View more info

The Hero

By: Lampell, Millard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Popular Library 278,

Canadian printing. After an injury in a crucial game a football star discovers that he is a pawn in a power struggle, and the woman to whom he has turned for refuge is trapped by a man "whose strange hold upon her was nurtured in the fury and violence of a monstrous obsession." Originally published in hardcover, in 1949, by Julian Messner, this edition "has been slightly abridged for your greater reading pleasure," which makes a fella wonder about all t... View more info

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The Captain's Doll

By: Lawrence, D.H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley G-43, 1957

Edition: 1st paperback edition

A collection of seven stories by the author of, among others, 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' and 'Sons and Lovers.' The stories are, "The White Stocking," "Goose Fair," "Second Best," "The Blind Man," "The Blue Moccasins," "The Rocking-Horse Winner," and the title story. 190 pages, cover illustration by Robert Maguire. Tanning, light general wear. View more info