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Camille

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ill, Royce: 1945

Seller ID: 011401


(Royce Quick Reader 149) Miniature (3" X 4.5") paperback chapbook with unique design that makes it look like a tiny Hard Cover seen from a 3/4 angle. Inside back cover lists titles up to #149 (this one) so presumably a first printing. Light scuffing and age-wear and a faint wrinkle to cover. Short (closed) tear to top edge. Small smudge/stain to inside cover and 1st page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 011401. Paperback View more info

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The Great Gatsby

By: Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1945

Seller ID: 025073


(BANTAM 8) First paperback edition and early/key mass market paperback. . Cover bright and attractive. Some laminate peel to fore-edge. Some small chipping from hinges. Binding square and solid. Pages edge-tanned but supple. First Thus. Size: 4.25" x 6.25". 191 pages. Illustrator: Cirlin. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 025073. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback View more info

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After Many a Summer Dies the Swan

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Avon: 1952

Seller ID: 023093


AVON AT435. Attractive vintage paperback with attractive GGA cover art. $.35 cover price. / Cover bright and attractive. Slightly mistrimmed/aligned during binding leading to some slight image-loss at fore-edge. Bumping to corners. Long wrinkle to spine. 3" crease to top corner of back cover. Pages edge-tanned but supple. Binding square and solid. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 023093. Paperback View more info

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Cakes and Ale; or The Skeleton in the Cupboard

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1931

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 011465


(Collection of British Authors Vol. 4978) Copyright edition in plain wraps "Not to be introduced into the British Empire or U.S.A." printed on bottom cover. Moderate dampstaining to spine and part of covers, extends onto outer pages. Some ink notes on 1st page. Catalog numbers on reverse goes up to 5159. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 011465. Paperback View more info

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Hellbox

By: O'Hara, John

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Avon: 1955

Seller ID: 023092


AVON 679. Attractive vintage paperback with attractive GGA cover art. Short story collection of material that originally appeared in The New Yorker. Cover copy reads: "All of the passions, sacred and profane, etched in acid by one of the great virile authors of our time." / Cover attractive but shows light toning. Faint reading crease near spine. Some ink writing on 1st page. Small crease and nick to bottom corner of front cover. 3/4" in tear to back cover (c... View more info

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The Catcher in the Rye

By: Salinger, J. D.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Signet: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021770


(Signet 1001) First Printing of the signet paperback. First paperback edition with the classic Avati painted cover. / Cover bright but with reading creases and chipping to spine ends. Unfortunate scotch tape repairs to spine ends (that would be hard to undo without peeling cover). Horizontal bend across spinr. Heavy rubbing/soiling to back cover. One section of pages protrudes slightly from binding. Some mottling to inside covers. Pages edge-toned. Binding square and sol... View more info

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Mother Night

By: Vonnegut, Kurt

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., Gold Medal: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017248


(Gold Medal s1191) Paperback original, first printing. Book square and solid. Cover is edge-toned and lightly speckled. Spine is somewhat finger soiled and darkened near center. with a small stain to foot of spine. Pages lightly edge-tanned but clean and supple. Illustrator: Leo and Diane Dillon. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 017248. Paperback View more info