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1 Auel, Jean M. The Mammoth Hunters
Crown Publishers, Inc. 1985 0517556278 / 9780517556276 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine Plus Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
F/NF+ in Mylar. 1st printing, with the 1 present in the number line. 1st edition. Unmarked. Unclipped, bright and clean. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Auel, Jean M. The Plains of Passage
Crown Publishers, Inc. 1990 0517580497 / 9780517580493 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
F/F. Unmarked. Unclipped. Stated first edition, with 1 present on the colophone. Beautiful copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Bemelmans, Ludwig Father, Dear Father
The Viking Press 1953 First Edition. Cloth Fine Near Fine Minus Cloth 8vo - over 7 
Apparent first edition, with none stated on the copyright page. Bound in decorative blue cloth. The book is tight and clean with just a little shelf wear and sharper corners. Some light damage to the top of the spine of the dj, with some very light chipping at the bottom. The edges connecting the covers to the flaps, top and bottom, are ever-so-slightly worn. Otherwise the jacket is beautiful. In Mylar. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Cozzens, James Gould The Just and the Unjust
Harcourt, Brace and Company 1942 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Minus Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Stated first edition. The book is very tight and clean. No price listed on the jacket, with four diagonal corners on the flaps, so I believe that that is how it was printed. The jacket is clean, with some wear at the top/bottom of the spine, a 1/3 inch closed tear running down the front of the spine at the top and a closed tear shorter than a 1/4 inch on the back cover. One very small mark on the back cover as well. NF/NF-. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Dewey, Thomas B. Draw the Curtain Close
Jefferson House 1947 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
First edtion; none stated on the copyright page. The book is slightly cocked; the boards are very clean, save for a light discoloration of the bottom front corner and some light shelfwear to the top/bottom of the spine. There is a private ex libris plate on the inside front cover. The dj is intact save for a 1/2x 1 inch piece which is missing at the bottom of the front cover, some chipping to the top/bottom of the spine, and some light fading of the black around the spine and the top/outer edge of the front cover. The portrait on the front of the jacket is basically sharp and the dj is protected by a mylar cover. NF/VG 
Price: 54.95 USD
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6 Dunne, John Gregory The Studio
Farrar Straus Giroux 1969 First American Edition. Publisher's Cloth Near Fine Plus Very Good Plus Publisher's Cloth 8vo - over 7 
Author's second book. In Brodart. NF+/VG+. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Gallagher, Mary Spend it Foolishly
Atheneum 1978 0689108591 / 9780689108594 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Stated first edition. Clean, tight copy of the book with no noticeable defects. Same goes for the jacket, save for a very small brown spot on the spine and some light sunning to its bottom third. F/F. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Harris, Mark Killing Everybody
Dial Press 1973 0933256655 / 9780933256651 First American Edition. Publisher's Cloth Fine Very Good Plus Publisher's Cloth 8vo - over 7 
DJ in protective Brodart. DJ is rubbed back cover, with 3/8 inch closed tear front bottom cover. F/VG+. 1st edition. 
Price: 34.50 USD
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9 Heat-Moon, William Least PrairyErth (Signed)
Houghton Mifflin 1991 0395486025 / 9780395486023 First American Edition. Publishers Boards & Cloth Fine Fine Publishers Boards & Cloth 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
Signed Heat-Moon on half title page. DJ in Brodart protective cover. Non-Fiction. F/F. 1st edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Hutchins, Maude My Hero
New Directions 1953 First Edition. Publishers Boards Near Fine Near Fine Publishers Boards 8vo - over 7 
In Brodart. Unclipped and unmarked. NF/NF. 1st edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Kirkwood, James Some Kind of Hero
Crowell 1975 0690007574 / 9780690007572 First American Edition Third Pr Publisher's Cloth Fine Near Fine Publisher's Cloth 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Kirkwood on Front Free Endpaper. DJ in Brodart. F/NF . 1st edition. Vietnam Novel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Kotzwinkle, William Jack in the Box
Putnam 1980 0399125027 / 9780399125027 First American Edition Third Pr Publishers Boards & Cloth Fine Near Fine Publishers Boards & Cloth 8vo - over 7 
Book unmarked, Dust Jacket unclipped. DJ in Brodart protector. 1st edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Kozol, Jonathan The Fume of Poppies
Houghton Mifflin Company 1958 First American Edition. Publisher's Cloth Near Fine Fine Publisher's Cloth 8vo - over 7 
Book is apparently unread, though bears lending library stamp and pen notation on FFE. Never circulated. DJ is not price-clipped and bears no marks whatsoever. Book is immaculate save as noted. DJ in Brodart cover. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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14 Mann, Thomas The Transposed Heads
Alfred A. Knopf 1941 First American Edition. Illustrated Boards Very Good. Very Good Illustrated Boards 8vo - over 7 
DJ in Brodart Cover. Previous owner's name & city/state inside front cover and his small book plate sticker on FFE. DJ has several small upper edge chips. This is a lending library copy but with no visible markings. DJ is not price-clipped. VG/VG. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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15 Miller, Arthur After the Fall
The Viking Press 1964 First Edition. Publishers Boards Near Fine Plus Near Fine Plus Publishers Boards 8vo - over 7 
First edition: None stated on the copyright page. The book is extremely tight and clean, with a former owner's signature on the inside front cover, and the rear end paper having some discoloration, apparently as a result of something that was laid in between the rear cover and said paper. The jacket is tight and clean, with two miniscule rubs at the bottom of the rear cover and the same at the top of the spine. Ever-so-slightly cocked. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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16 Murdoch, Iris Nuns and Soldiers
The Viking Press 1981 0670518263 / 9780670518265 First Edition. Publishers Boards Near Fine Plus Fine Publishers Boards 8vo - over 7 
. The book is fine, with some light foxing to the top/bottom of the covers, about a 1/4 inch of each. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 O'Hara, John The Cape Cod Lighter
Random House 1962 First Edition. Cloth Fine Near Fine Cloth 8vo - over 7 
Stated first printing. Copyrights 1961, 1962. The book is tight and clean, with very little shelfwear. The jacket has some very light soiling to the front cover, and the spine is lightly sunned, but is intact and very clean o/w. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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