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Camille, Dumas, Alexandre
1 Dumas, Alexandre

Royce Chicago, Ill 1945 Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
(Royce Quick Reader 149) Miniature (3" X 4.5") paperback chapbook with unique design that makes it look like a tiny Hard Cover seen from a 3/4 angle. Inside back cover lists titles up to #149 (this one) so presumably a first printing. Light scuffing and age-wear and a faint wrinkle to cover. Short (closed) tear to top edge. Small smudge/stain to inside cover and 1st page. Inventory No: 011401. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald, F. Scott
2 Fitzgerald, F. Scott
The Great Gatsby
Bantam Books New York, NY 1945 Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good Condition No Dust jacket 4.25" x 6.25" 
(BANTAM 8) First paperback edition and early/key mass market paperback. . Cover bright and attractive. Some laminate peel to fore-edge. Some small chipping from hinges. Binding square and solid. Pages edge-tanned but supple. First Thus. Size: 4.25" x 6.25". 191 pages. Illustrator: Cirlin. Inventory No: 025073. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback 
Price: 55.00 USD
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan, Huxley, Aldous
3 Huxley, Aldous
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan

Avon New York, NY 1952 Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
AVON AT435. Attractive vintage paperback with attractive GGA cover art. $.35 cover price. / Cover bright and attractive. Slightly mistrimmed/aligned during binding leading to some slight image-loss at fore-edge. Bumping to corners. Long wrinkle to spine. 3" crease to top corner of back cover. Pages edge-tanned but supple. Binding square and solid. Inventory No: 023093. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 USD
Cakes and Ale; or The Skeleton in the Cupboard, Maugham, W. Somerset
4 Maugham, W. Somerset
Cakes and Ale; or The Skeleton in the Cupboard

Bernhard Tauchnitz Leipzig 1931 Copyright Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Collection of British Authors Vol. 4978) Copyright edition in plain wraps "Not to be introduced into the British Empire or U.S.A." printed on bottom cover. Moderate dampstaining to spine and part of covers, extends onto outer pages. Some ink notes on 1st page. Catalog numbers on reverse goes up to 5159. Inventory No: 011465. Paperback 
Price: 28.00 USD
Hellbox, O'Hara, John
5 O'Hara, John

Avon New York, NY 1955 Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
AVON 679. Attractive vintage paperback with attractive GGA cover art. Short story collection of material that originally appeared in The New Yorker. Cover copy reads: "All of the passions, sacred and profane, etched in acid by one of the great virile authors of our time." / Cover attractive but shows light toning. Faint reading crease near spine. Some ink writing on 1st page. Small crease and nick to bottom corner of front cover. 3/4" in tear to back cover (closed) and matching tear to edge of final 50 pages (no text loss) Inventory No: 023092. Paperback 
Price: 8.50 USD
The Catcher in the Rye, Salinger, J. D.
6 Salinger, J. D.
The Catcher in the Rye
James Avati
Signet New York, NY 1953 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Signet 1001) First Printing of the signet paperback. First paperback edition with the classic Avati painted cover. / Cover bright but with reading creases and chipping to spine ends. Unfortunate scotch tape repairs to spine ends (that would be hard to undo without peeling cover). Horizontal bend across spinr. Heavy rubbing/soiling to back cover. One section of pages protrudes slightly from binding. Some mottling to inside covers. Pages edge-toned. Binding square and solid. Illustrator: James Avati. Inventory No: 021770. Paperback 
Price: 145.00 USD
Mother Night, Vonnegut, Kurt
7 Vonnegut, Kurt
Mother Night
Leo and Diane Dillon
Gold Medal New York, U.S.A. 1962 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
(Gold Medal s1191) Paperback original, first printing. Book square and solid. Cover is edge-toned and lightly speckled. Spine is somewhat finger soiled and darkened near center. with a small stain to foot of spine. Pages lightly edge-tanned but clean and supple. Illustrator: Leo and Diane Dillon. Inventory No: 017248. Paperback 
Price: 85.00 USD

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