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1 Adams, Richard Shardik
Simon & Schuster Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1974 0671220152 / 9780671220150 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
Book is solid and tight, boards straight. Dust jacket clean and bright - crease on inside front flap, and very slight edge wear, else fine. Very nice, collectible copy. "Shardik is a fantasy of somber - indeed tragic - character, centered upon the long-awaited reincarnation of the gigantic bear Shardik and his appearance among the Ortelgan people. Shardik himself dominates the novel; a dangerous, huge and mysterious animal, appearing - whether by accident or by design of fate - among the half-barbaric Ortelgans, to be proclaimed by Kelderek the Hunter, who discovers the bear and saves its life, as the sacred Messenger of God." 
Price: 9.95 USD

Griffin and Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence, Bantock, Nick

2 Bantock, Nick Griffin and Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence
Chronicle Books Llc San Francisco, California, U.S.A. 1991 0877017883 / 9780877017882 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Hard Cover 
Brimming with all the magic and mystery of the 2-million copy bestselling Griffin & Sabine trilogy, this handsomely designed address book features Nick Bantock's exquisite artwork and writing, and will awaken in all of us the excitement and wonder of meaningful correspondence. Sixth printing. A lovely copy of this wonderful and unique book! Dust jacket has has some bumping/wrinkling to top edge of back cover, else like new. 
Price: 6.95 USD

Sabine's Notebook: In Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin & Sabine Continues, Bantock, Nick

3 Bantock, Nick Sabine's Notebook: In Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin & Sabine Continues
Chronicle Books Llc San Francisco, California, U.S.A. 1992 0811801802 / 9780811801805 Hard Cover Fine Very Good Hard Cover 
Book is clean and tight; boards square. Dust jacket has small puncture and two dents to back, else fine. 
Price: 6.95 USD

The Soul Thief - SIGNED, Baxter, Charles

4 Baxter, Charles The Soul Thief - SIGNED
Pantheon Books New York 2008 0375422528 / 9780375422522 First - First edition Hardcover Fine fine Hardcover 
210 pp. First printing. Signed by author on title page. Book is fine, in fine dust jacket. DJ in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 19.95 USD



5 Carey, Lisa The Mermaids Singing
Avon Books Dresden, Tennessee, U.S.A. 1998 0380976749 / 9780380976744 First Edition Hard Cover As New Near Fine Hard Cover 
Book is like new, in excellent condition. Spine clean and tight - no marks. Dust jacket has two scratches on front, otherwise fine. Lovely first edition, from a debut novelist. "THE MERMAIDS SINGING in a novel about love and resentment between mothers and daughters; the secrets of age; and the rebellion of youth. It is about the heartbreak of being torn between worlds, and the search for a place to call home. In her first novel, Lisa Carey has crafted voices so real and passionate that they resonate within the reader long after the last page in turned." 
Price: 7.95 USD

Great Modern Short Stories, Cerf, Bennett A.

6 Cerf, Bennett A. Great Modern Short Stories
Modern Library 1942 Hardcover Very Good + Hardcover 
Red cloth boards, black dye to top of text block (from publisher) and publisher decorated end pages. Black rectangle with title on front and title and publisher on spine. Book is in lovely condition; solid and clean, some sunning to spine and very light bumping to outer corners. Age discoloration to outer edge of text block. No dust jacket. 
Price: 5.95 USD



7 Conroy, Pat The Prince of Tides
Houghton Mifflin Wilmington, MA 1986 0395353009 / 9780395353004 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + Hard Cover 
Spanning 40 years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted and troubled twin sister Savannah, and the dark and violent past of the extraordinary family into which they were born. This is the book that inspired the movie starring Nick Nolte and Barbara Streisand. First printing. Book is clean and tight in nice condition; bumping to corners, book plate on FFEP with inscription on it, else fine. Dust jacket has light edge wear and bumping to corners and top of spine; price clipped. Clean and intact - a nice collector's first edition in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 8.95 USD

Unicorn Vengeance, Delacroix, Claire

8 Delacroix, Claire Unicorn Vengeance
Harlequin Books New York 1995 037328893X / 9780373288939 Mass Market Paperback Near Fine Mass Market Paperback 
Solid, clean and tight; no creasing to spine. Very light edge wear, else fine. 
Price: 1.95 USD

The Serpent Amongst the Lilies, Doherty, P. C.

9 Doherty, P. C. The Serpent Amongst the Lilies
St Martins Pr New York 1990 0312051549 / 9780312051549 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Good + Hard Cover 
First printing with full number line. Book is clean and tight; boards square. Dust jacket in mylar cover; has crease along front upper third, and 1" closed tear at top front corner. "An investigation into the mysterious woman known as the Maid, Jeanne D'Arc, by a loyal servant to the English Throne, Matthew Jankyn." 
Price: 14.95 USD



10 Evans, Nicholas The Horse Whisperer
Delacorte Pr New York, New York, U.S.A. 1995 0385315236 / 9780385315234 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 
First edition, first printing of Nicholas Evans' first book. In very good condition - spine is slightly cocked, but clean and intact. Pages are clean with no markings. Dust jacket is intact with some bumping and rolling at edges. 
Price: 14.95 USD

A Dangerous Fortune, Follett, Ken

11 Follett, Ken A Dangerous Fortune
Delacorte Pr New York, New York, U.S.A. 1993 0385311214 / 9780385311212 Hard Cover Fine Very Good Hard Cover 
Black quarter cloth with gold lettering to spine and cover. Pictoral end pages. Beautiful book - clean and tight; boards square. Dust jacket has bumping to top corners and light wear to top edge. "In this extraordinary novel, master storyteller Ken Follett weaves a breathtaking tale set amid the wealth & decadence of Victorian England. A portrait of a family over three decades, splintered by lust, bound by a shared legacy & moving toward a perilous climax." 
Price: 9.95 USD



12 Follett, Ken Jackdaws
Penguin Group USA 2001 0525946284 / 9780525946281 First - First edition Hardcover Fine near fine Hardcover 
5th printing. Book is as-new. Dust jacket has light edge wear. 451 pp. "With the Allies preparing for the invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe, Felicity "Flick" Clariet, an agent in the ranks of the British Special Operations Executive, is given the job of destroying German lines of communications, but when her mission goes tragically wrong, she is forced to enlist the aid of an all-woman team, none professionals, to take on the suicidal task." 
Price: 6.95 USD



13 Franzen, Jonathan The Corrections
Farrar Straus & Giroux Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A. 2001 0374129983 / 9780374129989 Hard Cover Fine Fine Hard Cover 
Stretching from the Midwest at midcentury to the Wall Street and Eastern Europe of today, The Corrections brings an old-fashioned world of civic virtue and sexual inhibitions into violent collision with the era of home surveillance, hands-off parenting, do-it-yourself mental health care, and globalized greed. First Edition - seventh printing. Book is in beautiful, like-new condition - appears unread. Dust jacket is intact with no wear; has light soiling on front cover, noticeable only on author's name. No Oprah's Book Club on cover. 
Price: 14.95 USD



14 Greeley, Andrew M. September Song
Forge New York, New York, U.S.A. 2001 0312872259 / 9780312872250 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + Hard Cover 
Book is solid and tight. Light bumping to bottom edge, else fine. Dust jacket clean and bright; light edge wear, else fine. 
Price: 6.95 USD

A Newbery Halloween: A Dozen Scary Stories by Ne Wbery Award-Winning Authors, Greenberg, Martin Harry; Waugh, Charles G.

15 Greenberg, Martin Harry; Waugh, Charles G. A Newbery Halloween: A Dozen Scary Stories by Ne Wbery Award-Winning Authors
Delacorte Pr New York, New York, U.S.A. 1993 0385310285 / 9780385310284 First Edition Cloth Fine Near Fine Cloth 
Book is in excellent condition. Black cloth with gold gilt lettering on spine. Dust jacket clean and bright; some bumping to bottom of spine, else fine. 
Price: 19.95 USD



16 Grisham, John Bleachers
Doubleday New York 2003 0385511612 / 9780385511612 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good + Hard Cover 
First printing Book is solid, tight and clean; boards square. Dust jacket has wear to top edge, bumping to bottom of spine, and small (1/4") tear to bottom outside corner. 
Price: 6.95 USD



17 Hellman, Lillian Six Plays by Lillian Hellman
Random House Inc Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. 1979 0394741129 / 9780394741123 Trade Paperback Near Fine Trade Paperback 
These six plays span nearly twenty years of theatre and display the range of Lillian Hellman's dramatic gifts. Includes The Children's Hour, Days to Come, The Little Foxes, Another Part of the Forest, Watch on the Rhine and The Autumn Garden Book is in excellent condition with only the faintest wear at corners present. Owner's name in pencil on half tilte page, else fine. 
Price: 6.95 USD

Ellis Island & Other Stories, Helprin, Mark

18 Helprin, Mark Ellis Island & Other Stories
Delacorte Press/S. Lawrence 1981 0440022045 / 9780440022046 Hard Cover Fine Good Hard Cover 
Second printing. White quarter cloth over red boards. Book is excellent - clean and sound. Dust jacket has small spots of soiling to front, small surface area of water damage to top of back (not on book), and rubbing to spine. Slight edge wear and bumping to top and bottom edges of spine. 
Price: 14.95 USD

A Story That Ends With a Scream, and Eight Others, Herlihy, James Leo

19 Herlihy, James Leo A Story That Ends With a Scream, and Eight Others
Simon & Schuster New York 1967 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good Cloth 
Type: Ex-Library. Book has some library markings - few light stamps and glue on ffep - but not many. Text is clean and unmarked, dust jacket in mylar cover with no tears. Very nice reading copy. 
Price: 8.95 USD

The Devil on Lammas Night, Howatch, Susan

20 Howatch, Susan The Devil on Lammas Night
Stein & Day Pub New York 1973 0812815343 / 9780812815344 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 
Type: Ex-Library. Book is clean and tight - boards square and no marks to text. Ex-lib. with stamps on front end page and title page. Some glue and paper remainder on fep and bar code sticker. Dust jacket has some edge wear and creasing. Dust jacket in mylar and taped, no other library markings. Over all a nice, sound copy. 
Price: 7.95 USD

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