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HERE LET US FEAST - A BOOK OF BANQUETS

By: Fisher, M. F. K

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38832


Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding in Near Fine dustjacket. An epicure's zestful visit to the festive boards of ancient & modern literature. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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SIX FEET OF THE COUNTRY

By: Gordimer, Nadine

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38823


Small square of offsetting from bookseller tag on front endpaper, else near fine in dustjacket. Nadine Gordimer's superb reputation was further strangthened by this collection of 15 stories. They are for the most part set in South Africa and display penetrating intelligence and deep understanding of individuals and their relationships which she dramatizes with brilliance and sensitivity. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It... View more info

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NOT FOR PUBLICATION and Other Stories

By: Gordimer, Nadine

Price: $10.94

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 40015


248 pages; Clean and tight in original binding of black cloth spine and green boards in original pictorial dustjacket with edgewear and minor chipping at spine ends. Some toning to boards. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

LOBSTERS ON THE AGENDA

By: Mitchison, Naomi

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41061


254 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding. Dustjacket has some foxxing. Port Sonas is a village somewhere along Scotland's western coast. Fishing and farming are the main occupations and religion is the main recreation, with competition provided by the Established Church, the Free Presbyterians and the Wee Frees. Bur since the War, change is in the air ... "This is a grand novel - wonderfully human, with dozens of distinct and very living characters... View more info

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THE LEANING TOWER and Other Stories

By: Porter, Katherine Anne

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace: 1944

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 38957


1944 First Edition (NY, Harcourt, Brace). Light foxing to tan cloth, otherwise Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. A collection of wonderful short stories from the Pulitzer Prize winning author of "Ship of Fools."; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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IN TIME LIKE AIR

By: Sarton, May ; [ SIGNED]

Price: $74.94

Publisher: New York, Reinhart & Co: 1958

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39059


Autograph; Clean and secure in original binding of pastel striped boards in near fine price-clipped dustjacket. Inscribed on ffep "Inscribed to Lorraine Anderson - May Sarton" with news article by Sarton laid-in (light offsetting). ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE SHADOW OF CAIN and Nagasaki in World War II

By: Sitwell, Edith

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, John Lehman: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40729


Clean and tight in original binding in very good dustjacket. Dedicated to C. M. Bowra. " 'Twas silent below on the desert / Where the night comes swift and strange, / And a deadly pall hung over all / From the top of the Funeral Range. / Startling and clear, the sibilant hiss / Of a rattlesnake's slithering tone; / Not a creature stirred, nor the sound of a bird; / Death Valley was holding its own." ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating thi... View more info