Category: Fiction (paperback)


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"An Illusion in Red and White"

By: Crane, Stephen (edited by Don Honig)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon G-1139, 1962

Edition: First Edition

Canadian printing. Eleven of Crane's lesser-known stories, ranging "from accounts of the Civil War, the Cuban Blockade and the streets of New York to impressions of London and tales of Nantucket and the Far West." Contains an introduction by the editor, and a bibliography. Previous owner's name to inside front cover, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

A Breath of Scandal

By: Golightly, Bonnie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon T-474, 1960

Edition: First Edition

Canadian printing. A novelization based on the Ferenc Molnar play, 'Olympia,' and a tie-in for the movie starring Sophia Loren, Maurice Chevalier, John Gavin, and Angela Lansbury. A lovely princess defies the stern conventions of the royal court, and finds herself beset by scandal and disgrace. Cover shows a scene from the movie (Sophia Loren in bed--what else couldja want?--okay, so it just shows a calf, but hey, it's a start). Some slant, edgewear, rubbing, previou... View more info

A Dance in the Sun

By: Jacobson, Dan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ace Books H201/Harborough Publishing, 1958

Edition: 1st Ace Books UK edition

A story of race relationships in South Africa. Faint partial crease to right portion of front cover, reading creases along left edge of front cover, tanning. Internally tight and clean. View more info

A Free Country

By: Dearden, Warren

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Grove B-318-Z, 1971

Edition: First Edition

Paperback original. A counterculture novel featuring Douglas MacArthur Leaf, a dope-smoking hippie bum and petty criminal (aaahh, the memories) who gets involved with an assassination plot when his five pounds of primo grass gets mixed up with a similar case containing $75,000. Previous owner's name and date on first end paper, a bit of slant, 1/4" separation at top left spine edge, faint partial crease to bottom left corner of front cover, light general wear. An ... View more info

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A Girl, A Guy and a Lullaby (signed)

By: Morris, Debrah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Silhouette 1549, 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Romance. A well-along pregnant woman returns to her hometown where she captures the heart of a hunky cowboy who doesn't mind in the slightest that she's as big as an Edsel with someone else's child. This copy signed by Morris on title page. 184 pages. Impressions/scratches, dampstaining to last half of book, handling wear. Internally tight. View more info

A Good Day To Die

By: Harrison, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine 24265, 1974

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Canadian printing. Harrison's second novel, following several well-received volumes of poetry. "He wanted to face death with courage and grace, with his friends nearby...and his case of dynamite!" A bit of slant, light edgewear, rubbing, impressions, extremely gentle bend diagonally across middle of front cover. View more info

A House of Women

By: Bates, H.E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mayflower Dell 3825, 1965

Edition: 1st thus

The story of a barmaid who has married "a farmer whose skinflint family is steeped in the tradition of its own prosperity." 284 pages. Some spine roll, light edgewear, three grey remainder stripes across fore-edge, tanning, moderate handling wear. Uncommon. View more info


By: Mankowitz, Wolf

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pan 394, 1956

Edition: 1st thus

A pair of short novels, both of which were turned into films. 157 pages, illustrated w/scenes from the movies. Rubbing, light soil, gentle crease to bottom right corner of front front cover, ink price to top right corner of front end paper, tanning. View more info

A New Kind of Love

By: Williams, Henry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell 6329, 1963

Edition: First Edition

a paperback original published as a tie-in for the Meville Shavelson-written/directed movie of the same name, which starred Paul Newman as an out-of-work sports writer exiled to Paris, and Joanne Woodward as an American career woman possessed of success and money, but missing something very much resembling Paul Newman; the movie co-starred Thelma Ritter, Eva Gabor, and Maurice Chevalier; contains 4 pages of scenes from the movie; moderate edgewear, mild slant, crease to ... View more info

A Painter of Our Time

By: Berger, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin 2334, 1965

Edition: 1st Penguin edition

After living in London and working as an artist for twenty years a Hungarian refugee disappears a week after the successful opening of his exhibition. Cover by Biro. Some edgewear, crease to bottom right corner of front cover, chipping to top spine, a bit of spine roll, bubbling/flaking to front cover following apparent sticker removal. View more info

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A QUEEN AT HEART, or The Girl Who Trusted

By: Allen, Ida Reade

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Street & Smith, 1929

Romantic fiction. A very scarce item, being #1295 in the publisher's New Eagle Series. Faint dampstain to front cover and bottom edge, tanned pages, gentle creasing to back cover, the usual spine wrinkles (printing flaw). Internally tight and clean. Fragile to begin with, not many of these Street & Smith novels are found in decent shape. View more info

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A Wish For Nicholas (inscribed & signed)

By: Manning, Jackie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harlequin Historicals 28998, 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Historical romance featuring a knighted sailor (that would be the hero) and a landlubber (that would be the heroine) who, naturally, start off on a rocky road but eventually find themselves just plain stupid over each other. This copy warmly inscribed to a previous owner. 297 pages. Moderate handling wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

ADVENTURE, October 1949

By: Goodwyn, Kendall W. (editor)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Popular Publications, 1949

Pulp magazine featuring "America's most exciting fiction for men!" This issue contains stories and articles by Dan Cushman, Ira L. Nickerson, John Prescott, Wilmon Menard, Richard Howells Watkins, Ben Smith, Ed Dieckmann, Jr., Robert R. Sawyer, John Bender, and Emmett McDowell. Cover illustration by Robert Stanley. Interior illustrations by Monroe Eisenberg, Everett Raymond Kinstler, V.E. Pyles, Daniel Pierce, Charles Geer, Peter Kuhlhoff, L. Sterne Stevens, a... View more info

Adventures in the Skin Trade, and Other Stories

By: Thomas, Dylan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Signet S1281, 1956

Edition: 1st Signet edition

reissues the 1953 New Directions hardcover; a book of stories by a guy who made some pretty significant contributions to English literature before his death at 39; slant, general wear; internally tight; View more info

Air Surgeon

By: Slaughter, Frank G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perma M-4053, 1956

Edition: 2nd edition

a brilliant flight surgeon, his glory-seeking younger brother and the younger brother's wife, end up at the same army camp, leading to a peculiar love triangle; cover by James Meese; short separation to bottom right spine edge, gentle crease to upper left corner of back cover, impressions, light general wear; a nice copy; View more info