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ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories. Irwin Shaw. ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories.
New York: Random House, 1946. First edition. INSCRIBED, "To the Tucker's --- with hope for deep snow and unbroken legs --- Irwin Shaw." Cloth a bit faded and corner tips slightly worn, but still very good in slightly darkened oatmeal dust jacket with a few chips and a closed tear on one hinge repaired on verso with clear archival tape.

[Book #45907]       Price: $250.00
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LOVE ON A DARK STREET. Irwin Shaw. LOVE ON A DARK STREET.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1965). First British edition and only hardback edition. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper: "To Harriett Geller with warmest regards, Irwin Shaw." Fine in dust jacket with few creases and touch of soil.

[Book #45888]       Price: $150.00
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MIXED COMPANY: Collected Stories. Irwin Shaw. MIXED COMPANY: Collected Stories.
New York: Random House, (1950). First edition. 37 stories including some of his finest such as "The Girls in Their Summer Dresses" and "The Eighty-yard Run." A very good to near fine copy in the fragile parchment-like wrapper with shallow chipping to spine ends and corners.

[Book #51451]       Price: $100.00
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ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories. Irwin Shaw, Gilbert Roland. ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories.
New York: Random House, 1946. First edition. INSCRIBED to a Spanish actor: "To Amigo [Gilbert Roland], the strongest link I have with the Spanish-speaking literary world-- Irwin Shaw." With Roland's purple bookplate affixed inside front cover. Roland was born Luis Antonio Damaso de Alonso in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. He initially intended to follow in his father's footsteps and become a bullfighter but when the family moved to the United States he became interested in acting when he was literally picked off the streets for a role as an extra. He chose his screen name by combining the names of two of his favorite actors, John Gilbert and Ruth Roland. His dashing good looks helped him find work in the silent films and when the talkies came in Roland's voice was well suited and his career continued uninterrupted. He was nominated twice for a Golden Globe Award, for his roles in The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) and Cheyenne Autumn (1964). And, for his contribution to the motion picture industry, Roland has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Blvd. Cloth a bit faded but still very good in very slighlty darkened oatmeal dust jacket. with a small chip at bottom of spine and closed tear on one hinge repaired on verso with clear archival tape. NICE INSCRIPTION TO GILBERT ROLAND.

[Book #45885]       Price: $450.00
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THE SPINOZA OF MARKET STREET. Isaac Bashevis Singer. THE SPINOZA OF MARKET STREET.
Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1961. First edition. Eleven short stories. Slight tanning due to acidic paper, otherwise near fine in very good dust jacket which is lightly sunned, has 1" closed tear to top front edge, a touch of rubbing and a few chips at the extremities.

[Book #48289]       Price: $50.00
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STURGEON'S WEST. Theodore Sturgeon, , Don Ward. STURGEON'S WEST.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, (1973). First edition. INSCRIBED, "For the Laites with thanks and warmest good wishes. Theodore Sturgeon / April 1973." About fine with just the barest rubbing on corners; in a near fine dust jacket with light soiling, a few spots of creasing, most noticeably on the spine ends, and one small closed tear to the bottom left of the front panel.

[Book #51499]       Price: $350.00
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BEST SHORT STORIES FROM THE PARIS REVIEW. William Styron. BEST SHORT STORIES FROM THE PARIS REVIEW.
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1959. First edition. SIGNED on the title page by Styron, who provided the introduction. Includes stories by Evan S. Connell, Jr., Philip Roth, Samuel Beckett, Jack Kerouac, et al, Small, inconspicuous stain on rear cover, otherwise a fine copy in price-clipped, very good to near fine dust jacket with head of spine beginning to fray and faint stain to rear flap fold.

[Book #53687]       Price: $200.00
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THE COLLECTED STORIES OF PETER TAYLOR. Peter Taylor. THE COLLECTED STORIES OF PETER TAYLOR.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1969). First edition. A remarkably bright copy, fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #54561]       Price: $100.00
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HAPPY FAMILIES ARE ALL ALIKE: A Collection of Stories. Peter Taylor. HAPPY FAMILIES ARE ALL ALIKE: A Collection of Stories.
New York: McDowell, Obolensky, (1959). First edition. Very good or better in a price-clipped, very good dust jacket with very minor wear on corners and spine ends and few tears.

[Book #52053]       Price: $150.00
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FURROW'S END: An Anthology of Great Farm Stories. Jim Thompson, E. B. White, M. K. Rawlings, Louis Bromfield. FURROW'S END: An Anthology of Great Farm Stories.
New York: Greenberg, (1946). First edition. Edited by the publisher, David B. Greenberg, with an introduction by Louis Bromfield. Includes Jim Thompson's "Mr. Simpson Makes a Sale" from his second novel, HEED THE THUNDER, published by Greenberg the same year. Also includes William Saroyan, Leo Tolstoi, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, E. B. White, et al. Very good to near fine with touch of rumpling to spine and few tiny spots to cloth; in dust jacket with tiny hole to front spine fold, foxing to flap folds, and minor wear to spine ends but otherwise bright and near fine.

[Book #51531]       Price: $150.00
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THE BALLROOM OF ROMANCE And Other Stories. William Trevor. THE BALLROOM OF ROMANCE And Other Stories.
New York: Viking Press, (1972). First U.S. edition, using the English sheets. Near fine in red cloth and boards with the barest wear, in dust jacket with small chip to the bottom right hand corner of the front, but with very bright, vibrant colors.

[Book #50313]       Price: $150.00
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SIXTY AND SIX: Chips from Literary Workshops. Mark Twain. SIXTY AND SIX: Chips from Literary Workshops.
New York: New Amsterdam Book Company, 1897. First edition. Anthology edited by Will M. Clemens. Features "The Panama Railroad" by Twain. Very good with previous owner's name both stamped and written on the front pastedown, small tear in front endpaper near hinge, light offset to endpapers, and small tear to rear blank. Pictorial cloth boards are rubbed and lightly soiled, but still bright.

[Book #51424]       Price: $175.00
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THE MUSIC SCHOOL: Short Stories. John Updike. THE MUSIC SCHOOL: Short Stories.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. First edition, first state. Near fine with light wear and bumping to spine ends and corners. In a fine dust jacket with a small stamp on the front flap.

[Book #50919]       Price: $150.00
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PROBLEMS: And Other Stories. John Updike. PROBLEMS: And Other Stories.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1979. First edition. Uncorrected proofs with no noted expected date of publication noted. The prize-winning author addresses middle age. Faint glass ring on front cover, otherwise near fine in salmon, printed paperwraps. Scarce.

[Book #49139]       Price: $150.00
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YOU CAN'T KEEP A GOOD WOMAN DOWN. Alice Walker. YOU CAN'T KEEP A GOOD WOMAN DOWN.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1981). First edition. "Fourteen provocative and sometimes humorous stories about contemporary women." Fine in near fine dust jacket with very minor edge wear and faint soiling.

[Book #11992]       Price: $50.00
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STORIES FROM THE SOUTHERN REVIEW. Robert Penn Warren, , Cleanth Brooks. STORIES FROM THE SOUTHERN REVIEW.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana State Univ. Press, (1953). First edition. Fine in slightly edgeworn and rubbed dust jacket with green on spine a bit faded. Still, a very good or better copy overall.

[Book #45224]       Price: $60.00
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MORGANA: Two Stories from "The Golden Apples." Eudora Welty. MORGANA: Two Stories from "The Golden Apples."
Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, (1988). First edition. With an afterword by Welty. One of 250 numbered copies SIGNED by Welty and the illustrator, Mildred Nungeester Wolfe. Fine in quarter cloth over boards and original blue cloth slipcase.

[Book #54382]       Price: $250.00
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CAPTAINS ALL. Albert Richard Wetjen. CAPTAINS ALL.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924. First U.S. edition. The first collection of Wetjen's best sea-faring stories, mostly from magazines such as Collier's and Saturday Evening Post. Light sunning to the spine and a very little bumping to the extremities, otherwise near fine in lightly soiled dust jacket darkened at spine and with spine ends chipped and faded.

[Book #47434]       Price: $100.00
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THE NIGHT THE PROWLER. Patrick White. THE NIGHT THE PROWLER.
Ringwood, Australia: Penguin Books, (1978). First Australian edition, published simultaneously(?) with the Cape London edition. Contains the title story and White's screenplay adaptation. Illustrated with black-and-white stills from the movie. A paperback original showing very minor wear to pictorial wraps. Scarce. No American edition.

[Book #42255]       Price: $100.00
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THE TITLE STORY FROM THE NIGHT IN QUESTION. Tobias Wolff. THE TITLE STORY FROM THE NIGHT IN QUESTION.
New York: Knopf, 1996. First edition, limited issue. One of 1500 unnumbered copies of just the title story from THE NIGHT IN QUESTION, issued in advance of the book of short stories of the same name. SIGNED BY WOLFF on tipped-in sheet preceding title page; copyright page with printed notice that this limited issue is "NOT FOR SALE." Gray cloth spine over light-gray boards, lettered and with design stamped in silver. In wrap-around "dust jacket" (without flaps) similar to that of the eventual trade issue, sealed at back with silver label which is still intact. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #54303]       Price: $50.00
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