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Greasy Lake & Other Stories., Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
Greasy Lake & Other Stories.
Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
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The Eighteen-Caret Kid and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse., Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975). Edited and Introduced by David A. Jasen.
The Eighteen-Caret Kid and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse.
Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975). Edited and Introduced by David A. Jasen.
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Full Moon., Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975).
Full Moon.
Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975).
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The Crime Wave At Blandings., Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975).
The Crime Wave At Blandings.
Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975).
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Laughing Gas., Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975).
Laughing Gas.
Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975).
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Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves., Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975).
Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves.
Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975).
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Pigs Have Wings., Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975).
Pigs Have Wings.
Wodehouse, P. G. (i.e. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse) (1881-1975).
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Tunc., Durrell, Lawrence.
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The Clerkenwell Tales., Ackroyd, Peter.
1 Ackroyd, Peter. The Clerkenwell Tales.
New York. Nan A Talese / Doubleday. 2004. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover in blue quarter cloth & rose paper-wrap Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. 8vo. viii, 213 pp. First published in Great Britain in 2003 by Chatto & Windus. Set in 1399 London during the reign of Richard II. Signs & portents of a turn of the century apocalypse. Written in the style of Chaucer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
African New Writing: Short Stories by African Authors., Adoki, G. E. and T. M. Aluko, Mabel Dove-Danquah, C. O. D. Ekwensi, Phebean Itayemi, C. E. Moikangoa, I. I. Oluwa
2 Adoki, G. E. and T. M. Aluko, Mabel Dove-Danquah, C. O. D. Ekwensi, Phebean Itayemi, C. E. Moikangoa, I. I. Oluwa African New Writing: Short Stories by African Authors.
London. Lutterworth Press. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth boards. Very good lacking dust jacket. Light wear to board edges. Else a nice clean book with no interior markings in a square & solid binding. 12mo. 126 pp. A collection of 14 short stories by writers from West Africa, Nigeria, Lagos, and South Africa. With a short biography of each author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Sweet Eyes., Agee, Jonis.
3 Agee, Jonis. Sweet Eyes.
New York. Crown. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover in blue quarter cloth boards & green paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 405 pp. The author's first novel. A "searing portrait of small-town life in America's heartland." 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Mustang Sally., Allen, Edward.
4 Allen, Edward. Mustang Sally.
New York. Norton. (1992). First Edition. Hardcover in cloth & paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. 8vo. 284 pp. "A Novel of Sex, Gambling, and Higher Education." 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Toward the Morning., Allen, Hervey.
5 Allen, Hervey. Toward the Morning.
New York. Rinehart & Co. 1948. First Edition. Very good in very good dust jacket. Small bump at top of back cover. Top edge dusty. Jacket rubbed and worn on edges. 8vo. 458 pp. The third novel in five-paneled work The Disinherited. Jacket and frontispiece by Andrew Wyeth. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Summer Lovers., Alpert, Hollis.
6 Alpert, Hollis. The Summer Lovers.
New York. Knopf. 1958. First Edition. Very good in good+ dust jacket. Slight spine slant and soiling to bottom edge. Jacket worn with tears and chips at head & heel of spine and corners. Small chip and closed tear at top of front panel. Soiling to white back panel. 8vo. 307 pp, Author's first novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Jake's Thing., Amis, Kingsley.
7 Amis, Kingsley. Jake's Thing.
New York. Viking Press. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover xi beige quarter cloth & black paper-wr Near fine in good dust jacket. Offsetting to endpapers from clippings. Book is square & text clean in solid binding. Jacket worn at front fore edge. Small closed tear at top of rear panel. Price intact on front flap. 8vo. 276 pp. The Daily Mail called this the funniest novel the author has done since Lucky Jim. Several Amis related newspaper articles laid in by former owner. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Street Walker., Anonymous. [Gash, Jonathan].
8 Anonymous. [Gash, Jonathan]. Street Walker.
New York. Viking Press. 1960. First American Edition. Very good in good dust jacket. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Small bump at top edge. Light wear to bottom edge and corners. Jacket rubbed with wear at edges and head & heel of spine. Crease at top right corner of front panel. 8vo. 178 pp. Jonathan Gash's first book. Published anonymously, this is the professed autobiography of a London prostitute. Thought to be authentic, Sir John Wolfenden stated: "One of the difficulties we had while the Departmental Committee (on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution) was sitting was to get a first-hand account of the life and attitude of the prostitute herself. I only wish this book had been available then." 
Price: 80.00 USD
 
 
A Matter of Honor., Archer, Jeffrey.
9 Archer, Jeffrey. A Matter of Honor.
New York. Linden Press. Simon & Schuster. 1986. First Edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 399 pp. 
Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
A Matter of Honor., Archer, Jeffrey.
10 Archer, Jeffrey. A Matter of Honor.
New York. Linden Press. Simon & Schuster. 1986. First Edition. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Small stain at top of front flap, front free endpaper, and rear free endpaper. 8vo. 399 pp. 
Price: 7.50 USD
 
 
A Twist In the Tale., Archer, Jeffrey.
11 Archer, Jeffrey. A Twist In the Tale.
New York. Simon & Schuster. 1988. First Edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 240 pp. Twelve short stories including "The Perfect Murder" and "Just Good Friends". 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Ancestors: A Novel., Atherton, Gertrude.
12 Atherton, Gertrude. Ancestors: A Novel.
New York & London. Harper & Brothers. 1907. First Edition. Hardcover in decorated blue cloth boards. Boards lightly worn at corners & spine ends. Front panel heraldic device in gilt, red & dark blue very bright along with red title & author lettering. Book plate with castle & heraldic design on front pastedown. Former owner's name & date (Easter - 08) on front free endpaper. Small San Francisco bookstore stamp on rear pastedown. Binding solid and text sharp. 12mo. 709 pp. Signed by the author & dated 1921. 
Price: 90.00 USD
 
 
Treasures of the Medranos., Atkins, Elizabeth Howard. Illustrations by Peggie Bach.
13 Atkins, Elizabeth Howard. Illustrations by Peggie Bach. Treasures of the Medranos.
Berkeley, California. Parnassus Press 1957. First Edition. Hardcover in black cloth boards with yellow titles on spine & illustration on front panel. Very good lacking dust jacket. Light fading to spine. Book is square, tight & clean. Wide 8vo. 112 pp. Illustrated throughout including endpapers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Wilderness Tips., Atwood, Margaret.
14 Atwood, Margaret. Wilderness Tips.
New York. Nan Talese Book. Doubleday. 1991. First Edition. Fine in like jacket. 8vo. 227 pp. Ten short stories. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Book Class., Auchincloss, Louis.
15 Auchincloss, Louis. The Book Class.
Boston. Houghton Mifflin. 1984. First Edition. Fine in very good lightly rubbed dust jacket with small closed tear at bottom of rear panel. 8vo. 212 pp. The lives of twelve New York women (the members of the "book class,") over 60 years beginning in 1908. 
Price: 9.50 USD
 
 
The Mammoth Hunters., Auel, Jean.
16 Auel, Jean. The Mammoth Hunters.
New York. Crown. 1985. First Edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 645 pp. The third volume of the Earth's Children series. 
Price: 9.50 USD
 
 
The Scudders: A Story of To-day., Bacheller, Irving.
17 Bacheller, Irving. The Scudders: A Story of To-day.
New York. Macmillan Co. 1923. First Edition. Cloth boards. Very good lacking dust jacket. Light rubbing to boards and soiling to edges. Spine slant and light browning to endpapers. Text clean and bright. 12mo. 201 pp. 
Price: 9.50 USD
 
 
Vox., Baker, Nicholson.
18 Baker, Nicholson. Vox.
New York. Random House. 1992. First Edition. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Slight spine slant. Black jacket has light edge wear with small closed tears at top of rear panel and head of spine. 8vo. 165 pp. 
Price: 18.50 USD
 
 
All Things Considered., Baker, Russell.
19 Baker, Russell. All Things Considered.
Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott Co. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover in black quarter cloth & blue paper-wrapped boards. Very good in near fine dust jacket. Foxing starting on top & fore edges. Book is square & tight with no interior markings. Jacket bright. No tears or chips. 8vo. 213 pp. Review copy with publisher's "compliments" card laid in. Selections from the author's New York Times "Observer" column to be read & reread. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Thin Pink Line., Baratz-Logsted, Lauren.
20 Baratz-Logsted, Lauren. The Thin Pink Line.
Don Mills, Ontario, Canada. Red Dress Ink. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover in black & white paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 296 pp. Outrageous comic novel about a single, non-pregnant woman's fake pregnancy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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