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Rashomon And Other Stories

By: Akutagawa, Ryunosuke; Kojima, Takashi (translation); Hibbet, Howard (introductio

Price: $23.71

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Charles E. Tuttle: 1954

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 120381

ISBN: B000HCLOH4

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Jacket has edge wear, short tears, missing sections. 102 pages. View more info

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Letters from The Nude Lake: (and other Historic Monuments)

By: Ambos, David R.

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 109068

ISBN: 1552125602

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Has letter from parents of David R. Ambos explaining his writing, and thanking them for the comfort and support they gave at the time of David's death. 314 pages. View more info

Sherwood Anderson's Notebook

By: Anderson, Sherwood

Price: $16.29

Publisher: New York, NY, Boni & Liveright: 1926

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 115919

ISBN: B00085D3NS

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear. Has foxing. 230 pages. View more info

Across Paris and Other Stories - First Edition

By: Ayme, Marcel; Michael Ayrton (Jacket)

Price: $54.67

Publisher: London, UK, The Bodley Head: 1957

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 85640

ISBN: B003UFEQ3E

Condition: Very Good


Attractive jacket! 1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! No handwriting, no markings. Light general wear. Jacket has light edge wear. Jacket price-clipped. Jacket art by Michael Ayrton. 254 pages. View more info

Beyond The Sowdyhunk

By: Bartlett, Stanley Foss

Price: $12.72

Publisher: Falmouth Book House: 1937

Seller ID: 98267

ISBN: B00G5KXWY0

Condition: Good+


Stories of the Maine lumberjacks. Moderate general wear. Covers have edge wear, missing chips. Has ownership signature of Frances Caswell (Hanna) whose Michigan newspaper column 'Sand Sawdust and Sawlogs' related stories of Michigan's lumbering past. 164 pages. Tales of the Maine north woods lumber camps. Contents: 'Honest John' Jerryson, Liar; 'Lost and Found' Collum; The Polack Teamster; The Best Tune; A Pig Tale; The Little Cookee; Tall Tales - and Taller; Hercules Stubs His Toe; Branded a 'B'iler'; Poplar-The Tree of Evil; 'Tooter' McPherson. View more info

Beyond the Sowdyhunk

By: Bartlett, Stanley Foss

Price: $62.93

Publisher: Portland, ME, Falmouth Book House: 1937

Seller ID: 118517

ISBN: B000M1RBC2

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 164 pages. A collection of stories about the Great Northern Paper Company lumbercamps. View more info

The Lost Garden

By: BELL, LETTICE

Price: $18.24

Publisher: New York, NY, Gospel Publishing Co.: 1910

Seller ID: 112290

ISBN: B001XZKUMO

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear. Binding tore on spine/rear board. Foxing near title page. 139 pages. View more info

Diaboliad: And Other Stories (Ardis Russian Literature)

By: Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasevich; Proffer, Ellendea; Proffer, Carl R.

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Ardis: 1993

Seller ID: 124655

ISBN: 067974892X

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. View more info

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A Convergence of Birds: Original Fiction and Poetry Inspired by Joseph Cornell

By: Burghardt, John; Caponegro, Mary; Davis, Lydia; Cornell, Joseph; Coover, Robert; Oates, Joyce Carol; Foer, Jonathan Safran; Moody, Rick; Norman, Howard

Price: $9.07

Publisher: New York, NY, D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers: 2001

Seller ID: 119652

ISBN: 1891024221

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Jacket price-clipped. 160 pages. View more info

Los Viejos Amigos: Primera y Segunda Series (Spanish)

By: Cela, Camilo Jose

Price: $35.57

Publisher: Editorial Noguer: 1987

Seller ID: 62851

ISBN: 8427906293

Condition: Very Good


In Spanish. Nice Tight Clean copy ! 496 pages. View more info

Small Moments by Church, Richard

By: Church, Richard

Price: $13.63

Publisher: London, UK, Hutchinson & Co: 1957

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 120536

ISBN: B001NG6COI

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Jacket has edge wear, short tears, missing chips. 182 pages. View more info

The Hundredth Story of a A.E. Coppard

By: COPPARD, A E with engravings by GIBBINGS, ROBERT

Price: $136.80

Publisher: Berkshire, UK, The Golden Cockerel Press: 1931

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119398

ISBN: B001V8CWXI

Condition: Fine


With illustrations by Robert Gibbings. Copy no. 466 of 1000. Green leather spine, paper covered boards, top page ends gold gilt. Nice Firm Clean copy ! All pages clean and bright! Has small bookplate. Also includes extra text 'Notice to Subscribers' which contains: ' ...increased from 750 to 1000 copies...printed in the new Golden Cockerel fount...increased from Demy 8vo to Royal 8vo...leather binding substituted for the buckram.' 58 pages. Limitation page: 'This book, the first in 'Golden Cockerel' type, was printed by Robert and Moira Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawr... View more info

Man From Kilsheelan Signed Limited

By: Coppard, A. E.; Robert Gibbings (Illust.)

Price: $72.96

Publisher: London, UK, William Jackson (Books) Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author A.E. Coppard on limitation pag

Seller ID: 119399

ISBN: B000YCL18E

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author A.E. Coppard on limitation page. With an illustration by Robert Gibbings. This is no. 466. Blue buckram, gold lettering, top page end gold gilt. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Jonathan Cape first published this story in The Black Dog. The tale has been revised and slightly altered for this edition. 38 pages. Of this book there have been printed at the Chiswick Press 550 copies, signed by the author, of which 500 only are for sale. View more info

The Dream / Thunder Road : Stories & Dreams 1955-1965

By: Dawson, Fielding

Price: $13.32

Publisher: Black Sparrow Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 94894

ISBN: 087685112X

Condition: Very Good


1st Paperback Printing. 1000 copy limited edition in paper wrappers. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 124 pages. View more info

Short Stories: Autumn Afternoon; High School Star; the Oratory Contest; in Accents of Death; Angela; the Buddies; Wedding Bells Will Ring So Merrily; the Open Road; the Only Son; the Benefits of Ameri

By: Farrell, James T.

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1946

Seller ID: 109433

ISBN: B000FM7KJC

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 213 pages. View more info

A Wedding Gift: A Fishing Story

By: Foote, John Taintor.

Price: $15.05

Publisher: New York, NY, D. Appleton: 1924

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 112288

ISBN: B00EEMDIVI

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library, Usual Markings. 1st Printing. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. 63 pages. View more info

The Enchanted Forest

By: Ford, John

Price: $44.69

Publisher: Wellesley, MA, John Ford: 1994

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page .

Seller ID: 116276

ISBN: B06XFSTSBJ

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author on Title page. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 73 pages. Short stories and childrens stories. View more info

Chinook Arch; A Centennial Anthology of Alberta Writing

By: Gillese, John Patrick [ed]

Price: $13.63

Publisher: The Government of Alberta: 1967

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 124026

ISBN: B0000EEN62

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 350 pages. View more info

Thule and Other Writings By Uwe Von Harpe (1940-1997)

By: Harpe, Uwe Von; Claude Bibeau (Ed.); Christian Bedard (Ed.)

Price: $22.80

Publisher: Famille Von Harpe: 1998

Seller ID: 77668

ISBN: B0040GU4ME

Condition: New


Crisp Firm Clean copy ! 159 pages. Uwe was part of a group of apprentice writers. Thule and Other Writings was published to honour his memory. Thule was a legend carried with the Doric invaders into Greece in the second millennium. The von Harpes had a legend that carried their family through an unbelievable journey of hardship, courage, perseverance and faith. This enjoyable reading is a book of profound insight, historical in nature, but deeply personal. View more info

Some Chinese Ghosts

By: Hearn, Lafcadio

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown: 1906

Seller ID: 122245

ISBN: B00087XCF0

Condition: Very Good


Turquoise cloth, gold, black and orange trim, top page ends gold gilt, deckled edges. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Binding very good, hinges fine. 203 pages. View more info

The Clammer

By: Hopkins,William John

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1906

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 115218

ISBN: B001PTBRVG

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Moderate general wear. 255 pages. Tales of a Clammer. Contents: I. The Clammer. II. A Daughter of the Rich. III. Old Goodwin's Wife. View more info

Tewa Firelight Tales

By: James, Ahlee

Price: $177.84

Publisher: New York / London, Longmans, Green and co: 1927

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119559

ISBN: B00085SKWW

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. Previous owner name. 248 pages. View more info

Murderi in Any Degree

By: Johnson, Owen

Price: $31.92

Publisher: New York, NY, Century Co: 1913

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 98029

ISBN: B00087OW8Q

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 305 pages. Nine Short Stories: Murder in any degree; One hundred in the dark; A comedy for wives; The Lie; Even threes; A man of no imagination; Larry Moore ; My wife's wedding presents; The surprises of the lottery. View more info

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Return & Tiger and Other Short Stories

By: Karapents, Hakob; Sonentz-Papazian, Tatul (Translator)

Price: $24.04

Publisher: Blue Crane Books: 1995

Seller ID: 107343

ISBN: 0962871591

Condition: Very Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 176 pages. View more info

Modern Polish Mind; An Anthology of Stories & Essays by Writers Living in Poland Today

By: Kuncewicz, Maria (Editor); Tadeusz Borowski; Jerzy Andrzejewski; Leszek Kolakowski; Stefan Zolkiewski; Stanislaw Dygat; Stanislaw Lem

Price: $33.65

Publisher: London, UK, Secker & Warburg: 1963

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 85726

ISBN: B0000CLMV4

Condition: Near Fine


1st Printing. Jacket has short tears. Nice Firm Clean copy ! No handwriting, no markings. 448 pages. View more info

The Sun Rises Twice: Six Short Stories

By: Leake, Jerry

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Rhombus Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 80001

ISBN: B003BK1FGY

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear. 111 pages. View more info

Kasriel the watchman and other stories,

By: Learsi, Rufus

Price: $9.07

Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society of America: 1925

Seller ID: 102755

ISBN: B0006AJTGK

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. 311 pages. View more info

What Became of Them and Other Stories from Franco America

By: Ledoux, Denis

Price: $17.33

Publisher: Soleil Press: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author on Half-Title page with Presen

Seller ID: 98265

ISBN: 0961937300

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author on Half-Title page with Presentation notation, with date. Nice Firm copy ! Three pages have green highlighting. Last page and inside rear cover have critical pen notes. 104 pages. View more info

She Knew She Was Right

By: Litvinov, Ivy

Price: $14.54

Publisher: Viking Adult: 1971

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119636

ISBN: 0670639478

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 247 pages. View more info

I Met A Gypsy

By: Lofts, Norah

Price: $21.69

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1936

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 111389

ISBN: B002CIQMGE

Condition: Good+


1st Printing. Moderate general wear. 273 pages. Contents: Bride of Christ; The Slave; Iconoclasts; Arctic Interlude; The Frenchman; Wild Flower Transplanted; Indian Dust-Heap; Free Beer; No Love; Chinese Finale. View more info

Pebbles in the Pond: An Anthology By Umpqua Valley Authors

By: Logan, Eva (Editor); Bette Dickover; Jessie Clark; Ursa Heinz; Don Toye; Dorothy Shattenkerk; Linda Strait Al

Price: $22.10

Publisher: Roseburg, OR, Umpqua Community College: 1990

Seller ID: 80641

ISBN: B003K03OIM

Condition: Very Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Bette Dickover's contributions are signed. 214 pages. View more info

A Hasty Bunch

By: Mcalmon, Robert

Price: $72.96

Publisher: Dijon, France, Maurice Darantiere of Dijon printer: 1922

Seller ID: 50390

ISBN: B0012ZRKLE

Condition: Good


Only 300 copies were printed. Nice Tight Clean copy ! Bears no publisher's imprint, self-published. Fragile wrapper and spine has small tears, missing chips. General moderate wear. 288 pages. View more info

Stirabout

By: McCord, David Thompson Watson

Price: $16.42

Publisher: Washburn & Thomas: 1928

Seller ID: 109516

ISBN: B00086R2Q6

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Spine faded. 200 pages. View more info

Dennis Horgan, gentleman: And other sketches

By: McCormack, P. J

Price: $45.60

Publisher: Boston, MA, DeWolfe and Fiske Co: 1911

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 93285

ISBN: B0008A9JVS

Condition: Good+


1st Printing. Red cloth, gold lettering. Moderate general wear. 2 newspaper obituaries and a printed eulogy booklet in memoriam to the author, Rev. Peter J. McCormack, Pastor of St. Paul's church, Hingham, MA are inserted. 117 pages. seven short stories. View more info

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Darkness Moves: An Henri Michaux Anthology, 1927-1984

By: Michaux, Henri; Ball, David (Translator)

Price: $30.05

Publisher: University of California Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 104360

ISBN: 0520072316

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 270 pages. View more info

Tales of the South Pacific

By: Michener, James A.

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1948

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 109443

ISBN: B01N6E7DBA

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 312 pages. View more info

Mira Tales

By: Miranda, Rosalind

Price: $35.57

Publisher: Quincy, MA, Chiodi Publishing: 1991

Seller ID: 78762

ISBN: 1880465019

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear. 112 pages. View more info

Winter of Artifice; Three Novelettes

By: Nin, Anais

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Denver, CO, The Swallow Press: 1961

Seller ID: 125122

ISBN: B00L9J39B8

Condition: Good+


Reprint. Moderate general wear. 175 pages. View more info

Under a Glass Bell

By: Nin, Anais

Price: $14.54

Publisher: EPD: 1948

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 125121

ISBN: B009CQVIV8

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. 101 pages. View more info

Chatterbox 1955

By: Norling, Winifred; Groom, Arthur

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, UK, Dean & Son Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 110519

ISBN: B004T0GDIK

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner gift notation. 124 pages. View more info

New Horizons

By: Park, John Edgar

Price: $16.37

Publisher: Wheaton College Bookstore: 1933

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 81133

ISBN: B0008A6AHO

Condition: Very Good


Anthology of short talks given at Wheaton College, Norton, MA. Extra photo of John Edgar Park inserted. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner gift notation. 104 pages. View more info

The Twelve Months

By: Powys, Llewelyn; Robert Gibbings (Illust.)

Price: $14.58

Publisher: London, UK, The Bodley Head: 1936

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119400

ISBN: B0008794PC

Condition: Good


With illustrations by Robert Gibbings. Moderate general wear. Two front endpaper pages pasted together, very unprofessional. Jacket a bit worn. 88 pages. View more info

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Home Made: Signed Edition

By: Price, Reynolds; Roger Manley (Photographer)

Price: $37.15

Publisher: North Carolina Wesleyan: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Price on Title page with Presentation

Seller ID: 106131

ISBN: 0933598238

Condition: Very Fine


Signed by Price on Title page with Presentation notation, with date. Copy #66. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. The first edition of this book consists of 526 numbered copies, the first 200 of which are signed by author and photographer. Signed by author and photographer on rear presentation page. View more info

Legends of the Rhine-With Illustrations from Paintings by Celebrated Artists

By: Ruland, Wilhelm

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Cologne, Germany, Hoursch & Bechstedt: 1906

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 101551

ISBN: B001RAJNZK

Condition: Good+


1st Printing. First English edition. Moderate general wear. 419 pages. View more info

East, West

By: Rushdie, Salman

Price: $45.55

Publisher: London, UK, Jonathan Cape: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page .

Seller ID: 83086

ISBN: 0224041347

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author on Title page. 1st British Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Jacket has light handling wear. 216 pages. In his first collection of stories, Salman Rushdie looks at his two worlds, their intimacy and distance, their shared history, and the misunderstandings - comic and tragic - that separate and bind them. View more info

Three Worlds: Hairenik 1934-1939

By: Saroyan, William (Editor); William Saroyan (Introduction)

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Hairenik Press: 1939

Seller ID: 107367

ISBN: B001EDDUUE

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear. Boards stained. Binding worn at extremites. 305 pages. View more info

Lord Peter Views the Body

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $9.07

Publisher: London, UK, Victor Gollancz: 1948

Seller ID: 113160

ISBN: B000GL59BI

Condition: Good-


17th impression. Moderate general wear. 212 pages. View more info

The Shepherd's Pipe and Other Stories. Authorized Translation From the German By O. F. Theis.

By: Schnitzler, Arthur.

Price: $63.79

Publisher: Nicholas L. Brown: 1922

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 108359

ISBN: B002K9KZ7C

Condition: Near Fine


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Has bookplate. 169 pages. View more info

Shore Voices 2012

By: Sheridan, Connie; William Pepe; Ilona Quinn; Ray Archambault; Donna J. Fitzgerald; Alice Judge; Et Al.

Price: $20.02

Publisher: The South Shore Writers Club: 2012

Seller ID: 98525

ISBN: B00EVDETKO

Condition: Very Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. A collection of oiginal fiction, poetry, and essays by members of the club. 236 pages. View more info

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The American short story

By: Skaggs, Calvin

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Dell: 1977

Seller ID: 109445

ISBN: 0440102944

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 394 pages. View more info

Old Madame and Other Tragedies

By: Spofford, Harriet Prescott

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Boston, MA, Richard G. Badger: 1900

Seller ID: 119339

ISBN: xxxxxxx116

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Hinges fine. 302 pages. Contents: Old Madame; Ordronnaux; The Wages of Sin; Her Story; A Lost Identity. View more info

The Story of a Lie and Other Tales

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $45.60

Publisher: Boston, MA, Herbert B. Turner and Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 93277

ISBN: B000WGASY0

Condition: Near Fine


1st collected edition. Nice Firm copy ! Well manufactured deluxe edition. Crimson cloth, elegant gold floral decor and lettering on front board and spine. Top page ends gold gilt, red reading ribbon, side page ends rough-cut. With frontispiece portrait of Stevenson. Previous owner gift notation. 276 pages. Contents: The Story of a Lie; The Misadventures of John Nicholson; The Body-Snatcher. The Story of a Lie appears for the 1st time in book form outside of the subscription editions which were withdrawn due to a question of copyright. The Misadventures of John Nicholson appears for the first t... View more info

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Tales of Dirt, Danger, and Darkness

By: Steward, Paul Jay

Price: $24.36

Publisher: Greyhound Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page .

Seller ID: 100210

ISBN: 0966354702

Condition: Very Fine


Signed by Author on Title page. Signed and dated author's presentation note also on title page. 1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 120 pages. View more info

Miscellany: Poems, Stories, Broadcasts

By: Thomas, Dylan

Price: $20.93

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1963

Seller ID: 81895

ISBN: B0000CMDIG

Condition: New


Crisp Firm Clean copy ! 118 pages. View more info

Life's Minor Collisions

By: Warner, Frances Lester

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin company: 1921

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 83785

ISBN: B00085IVCQ

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Aqua color paper covered boards, paper Title/Author label. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Spine sun-tanned. 198 pages. View more info

Necessary Stories

By: Watzman, Haim

Price: $13.63

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2017

Seller ID: 123510

ISBN: 154291275X

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 178 pages. View more info

Letters from West Texas

By: Woods, Walter

Price: $27.31

Publisher: Cafe Press: 2008

Seller ID: 118557

ISBN: xxxxxxxx48

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 211 pages. View more info

The Captain's Death Bed and Other Essays

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $18.24

Publisher: London, UK, The Hogarth Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 112080

ISBN: B0000CHNL4

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 224 pages. View more info