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The Best American Mystery Stories 2003 (The Best American Series)

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: October 2003

Seller ID: 18720


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. View more info

Murder Most

By: N/A

Price: $4.25

Publisher: N/A: January 2001

Seller ID: 24758


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Reader's Digest 50th Anniversary Treasury: A Selection of the Best of 50 Years from the Reader's Digest

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Readers Digest: January 1972

Seller ID: 46402


Cover is clean and in good condition except for one small chip on the front. Silver top-gilding. No writing or marks observed in the text. Binding is tight and square. View more info

Six Gothic Tales

By: N/A

Price: $3.93

Publisher: Reader's Digest Association: 1983

Seller ID: 61409


1983 edition. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. View more info

The Best American Short Stories 2009

By: N/A

Price: $3.98

Publisher: Mariner Books: October 2009

Seller ID: 64132


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. View more info

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Exile and the Kingdom (Vintage V-281)

By: Albert Camus; Translator-Justin O'Brien

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Vintage Books: July 1964

Seller ID: 62322


Previous owner's inscription on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Pages tanned. . ., . . . . . . TOC: 1.) The Adulterous Woman -- 2.) The Renegade or a Confused Spirit -- 3.) The Silent Men -- 4.) The Guest -- 5.) Jonas or the Artist at Work -- 6.) The Growing Stone -- View more info

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The Adventures of the Black Girl In Her Search for God

By: Bernard Shaw; Illustrator-John Farleigh

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1934

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 63760


BCE, No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Dust jacket is good. Light foxing on end papers. . . . . . . . . The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God (and Some Lesser Tales) is a book of short stories written by George Bernard Shaw. The title story is a satirical allegory relating the experiences of an African black girl, freshly converted to Christianity, who takes literally the biblical injunction to 'Seek and you shall find me.... View more info

The Baron of Grogzwig and Other Stories

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $14.98

Publisher: La Spiga-Meravigli: December 1992

Seller ID: 62240


Back cover is clipped. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. View more info

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The Menagerie of Marsepink

By: Claudio R. Salvucci

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Arx Publishing: September 2005

Seller ID: 61085


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . . . . A bright young zoology professor arrives at a prestigious Long Island college filled with jaded, materialistic scientists. But in a tower high above their heads, the college s angelic heiress devotedly watches over a collection of handmade animals made of a more mysterious stuff than cloth and string. A tribute to the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Menagerie of Marsepink... View more info

The Worst Noel: Hellish Holiday Tales

By: Collected Authors of the Worst Noel

Price: $5.98

Publisher: Harper: November 2005

Seller ID: 53771


1st Edition / 1st Printing - No marks or writing observed in the text. Appears unread. Bumped corners on boards. View more info

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Favorites (Tower Books Edition)

By: Damon Runyon

Price: $5.95

Publisher: World Publishing Co.: 1946

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 64691


1st Edition THUS (World Publishing - 1946). Tower Books Edition. No marks or writing observed in text. Pages age toned. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . TOC: 1.) Butch minds the baby -- 2.) Lillian -- 3.) A very honorable guy -- 4.) Madame La Gimp -- 5.) The hottest guy in the world -- 6.) Bred for battle -- 7.) A story goes with it -- 8.) Sense of humor -- 9.) Undertaker song -- 10.) That ever-loving wife of Hymie's -- 11.) The bra... View more info

In Our Town

By: Damon Runyon; Illustrator-Garth Williams

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Creative Age Press: 1946

Seller ID: 64572


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. No DJ. . . . . . . . . TOC: 1.) Our old man -- 2.) Samuel Graze -- 3.) Pete Hankins -- 4.) Jeremiah Zore -- 5.) Mrs. Judson -- 6.) The happiness Joneses -- 7.) Mrs. McGregor -- 8.) Doc Brackett -- 9.) Officer Lipscomber -- 10.) Marigold and Maidie So -- 11.) Sterling Curlew -- 12.) Doc Mindler -- 13.) Mrs. Pilplay -- 14.) Sheriff Harding -- 15.) Boswell Van Dusen -- 16.) Dr. Da... View more info

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The Bloodhounds of Broadway and Other Stories

By: Damon Runyon; Introduction-Tom Clark

Price: $5.95

Publisher: William Morrow & Co: September 1981

Seller ID: 64573


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Light wear along edges. . . . . . . TOC: 1.) A very honorable guy -- 2.) Madame La Gimp -- 3.) Dark Dolores -- 4.) Social error -- 5.) Blood pressure -- 6.) Gentlemen, the King! -- 7.) The Brain goes home -- 8.) The bloodhounds of Broadway -- 9.) Broadway financier -- 10.) Dancing Dan's Christmas -- 11.) It comes up mud -- 12.) Broadway complex -- 13.) The three wise guys -- 14.) T... View more info

Natasha: And Other Stories

By: David Bezmozgis

Price: $3.53

Publisher: Picador: May 2005

Seller ID: 60636


Some foxing and minor tanning on pages. No marks or writing observed in text. Some dog-eared pages. Binding tight and square. Gently read. View more info

David Copperfield's Tales of the Impossible

By: David Copperfield, editor

Price: $3.98

Publisher: Harper Prism: December 1995

Seller ID: 55822


Dust jacket is clean. Previous owner's name crossed out inside front cover. No other writing or marks observed in the text. Binding is tight and square. View more info

On the Case with Lord Peter Wimsey: Three Complete Novels/Strong Poison/Have His Carcase/Unnatural Death

By: Dorothy L. Sayers

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Wings Books: February 1992

Seller ID: 43894


Previous owner's name inside front cover. Pages are clean and unmarked, though modest aging/tanned. Binding tight and square. Gently read. View more info

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The World's One Hundred Best Short Stories - 10 Volume Set

By: Editor-Grant Overton

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Funk & Wagnall's: 1927

Seller ID: 63660


10 Volume Set - No marks or writing observed in text. Bindings tight and square. . . . . . . . Includes: Vol. 1.) Adventure -- Vol. 2.) Romance -- Vol. 3.) Mystery -- Vol. 4.) Love -- Vol. 5.) Drama -- Vol. 6.) Courage -- Vol. 7.) Women -- Vol. 8.) Men -- Vol. 9.) Ghosts -- Vol. 10.) Humor. . . . . . . . . . . . Vol. 1.) Adventure. The two-gun man / Stewart Edward White ; The reporter who made himself king / Richard Harding Davis ; A lodging for the ni... View more info

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30 Stories to Remember

By: Editors-Thomas B. Costain, John Beecroft

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Doubleday: 1962

Seller ID: 59230


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. No DJ. . . . . . . . . . . 1.) Stories are: The Split Second by Daphne De Maurier, -- 2.) The Theft of The Mona Lisa by Karl Decker, -- 3.) The Soldier's Peaches by Stuart Cloete, -- 4.) extract from A Night To Remember by Walter Lord, -- 5.) Aerial Football - The New Game by George Bernard Shaw, -- 6.) Courtship of My Cousin Doone by Walter D. Edmonds, 7.) Hotel Room by Cornel... View more info

A Set of Variations; Twenty-Seven Stories

By: Frank O'Connor

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: January 1969

Seller ID: 56037


Private owners shelf number taped to spine. No other writing or marks observed in the text. Rough-cut page edges. Binding is tight and square. View more info