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The Myth against Myth: A Study of Yeats's Imagination in Old Age

By: Albright, Daniel

Price: $24.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 035090

ISBN: 019212188x

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight clean unread copy. The priced jacket has rubbing wear, edgewear, edge chipping, a closed tear, shortish. View more info

Elmer Kelton: Essays and Memories

By: Alter, Judy and James Ward Lee -Editors

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Fort Worth, Texas Christian Univ Pr: 2011

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 035733

ISBN: 0875654266

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight clean carefully read copy. Trade PBO. When Elmer Kelton died in the fall of 2009, the literary world lost a consummate writer, a man the New York Times called a "novelist who brought the sensibility of the old-style western to bear on a modern Texas landscape of oil fields and financially troubled ranches." Kelton was also a modest, kind man, always willing to advise a struggling writer or write a blurb for a first time published author, or a... View more info

Forever Texas: Texas History, the Way Those Who Lived It Wrote It

By: Blakely, Mike and Goldman, Mary Elizabeth-Editors

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Forge: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 031250

ISBN: 031286776x

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight clean very carefully read copy. This copy has just a hint of pagedge soil else fine. The 22.95 priced jacket has some light soil, light edgewear else fine. Essays by Texans including G.W. Bush, Ross Perot, Dale Evans, LBJ, Elmer Kelton, Fess Parker, R.J. Pineiro, Carol Nelson Douglas, Stephen Austin, Sam Houston and many others. View more info

Blow By Blow

By: Blow, Steve

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Dallas, Three Forks Press: 2003

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 023317

ISBN: 0963762982

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight clean veryyyyyyyyyy carefully read copy. The 20.00 jacket has some very light rubbing wear else fine. Generic inscription amd signed by the author. Collection of the author's columns from the Dallas Morning News. View more info

A Plain Brown Rapper

By: Brown, Rita Mae

Price: $99.50

Publisher: Oakland, Diana Pr: 1976

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 029916

ISBN: 0884470113

Condition: Very Good +


A square solid tight carefully read copy. This copy has some cover soil, pagedge soil, a small stamp identifying a previous owner on the top pagedges, several stains on the titles page. First edition points no mention of title on front cover, $5 price on rear cover. This copy includes a picture of Rita Mae at the signing event. THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND NORMALLY SHIPS NEXT DAY. View more info

Possible Side Effects

By: Burroughs, Augusten

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, St Martins Pr: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 035138

ISBN: 0312315961

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight clean unread virtually new copy. View more info

Music for Chameleons: New Writings

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1980

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 032637

ISBN: 0394508262

Condition: N-Fine


A square solid tight carefully read copy. This copy has several small stains to the edge of the text block, some browning to endpapers, front and rear. The priced jacket has some light rubbing wear, some light edgewear, light browning to extremities. THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND WILL NORMALLY SHIP NEXT DAY View more info

Music for Chameleons: New Writings

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1980

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 041087

ISBN: 0394508262

Condition: N-Fine


A square solid tight carefully read copy. This copy has just a hint of soil to the pages of the text block else fine. The priced jacket has some light rubbing wear, some light edge wear, light browning to extremities. THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND WILL NORMALLY SHIP NEXT DAY View more info

Storyteller in Zion

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A., Bookcraft Pubs: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 033368

ISBN: 0884948943

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight clean unread very near new copy. The priced jacket has a short crimp to the rear panel, else fine. Collection of essays and speeches by the author. THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND NORMALLY SHIPS NEXT DAY. View more info

1984, Spring: A Choice of Futures

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 028354

ISBN: 0345313577

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight un-read copy, This copy has some light pagedge soil else fine. The 14.95 jacket has some light rubbing wear else fine. THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND NORMALLY SHIPS NEXT DAY. View more info

The World of Paul Crume

By: Crume, Paul Edited By Crume, Marion

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., Southern Methodist Univ Pr: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 029377

ISBN: 0870741764

Condition: Fine


A solid tight clean un-read copy. This copy has some very slight lean else fine. The 15.00 priced jacket has some light rubbing wear else fine. Forword by Lon Tinkle and an introduction by Frank Tolbert. Collection of columns by the legendary Dallas News columnist, 290+ pages. View more info

Twenty-Nine Essays

By: De Montaigne, Michel Translated By Frame, Donald and Edited By Adler, Mortimer J.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030527

Condition: N-Fine


A square solid tight clean un-read un-opened copy. Full black leather like binding, Gold inlay, gold tipped pages. Very much gift quality. The above date is the earliest and only Franklin date on the CP page. The front cover has some light curvature. View more info

Travels in Hyperreality: Essays

By: Eco, Umberto

Price: $16.50

Publisher: San Diego, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 030795

ISBN: 0151910790

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight clean very carefully read copy. This copy has the name of the previous owner neatly on the FFEP. THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND WILL NORMALLY SHIP NEXT DAY. View more info

How to Travel With a Salmon & Other Essays

By: Eco, Umberto

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 033475

ISBN: 0151001367

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight clean very carefully read copy. View more info

They Dared to Dream

By: Fry, Thomas A., Jr.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Waco, Word Books, Publishing: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 031256

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight clean very carefully read copy. This copy has two board edge bumps else fine. The PC jacket has some light rubbing wear, light edgewear. The name of a previous owner has been neatly written on the reverse of the front board. View more info

The Way to God

By: Gandhi, Mohandas K. Edited By M. S. Desphande

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U.S.A., Berkeley Hills Books: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 034231

ISBN: 1893163008

Condition: N-Fine


A square solid tight carefully read copy. This copy has some light soil else about fine. Facsimilie signature on front cover. Pretty nice first printing. View more info

An Urchin in the Storm: Essays About Books and Ideas

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 027529

ISBN: 039302492x

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight un-read copy. This copy has some very light pagedge soil else fine. The 18.95 jacket has some light rubbing wear, light soil else fine. A very nice copy. View more info

The Federalist

By: Hamilton, Alexander And Jay, John and Madison, James

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, Modern Library/Random House:

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 026363

Condition: N-Fine


A square solid tight clean carefully read copy. This copy has some pagedge browning, remains of a University bookstore tag on the FFEP. The plain paper jacket is PC, has some light rubbing wear, light soil, minor edgewear. View more info

A Certain Climate: Essays in History, Arts, and Letters

By: Horgan, Paul

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut, U.S.A., Wesleyan Univ Pr: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 027530

ISBN: 081955202x

Condition: Fine


A square solid tight very carefully read copy. This copy has some light page edge soil else fine. A collection of essays on Literature. THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND NORMALLY SHIPS NEXT DAY. View more info

Of America, East & West

By: Horgan, Paul

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, Giroux: 1984

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 034093

ISBN: 0374224285

Condition: N-Fine


A square solid tight clean carefully read copy. This copy has some rubbing wear in the spine area. The priced jacket has some light rubbing wear, light edgewear. View more info