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1 Beer, Thomas Collected Stories of Thomas Beer
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1947 1st Edition, as stated; 1st Printing Hardcover Good; Blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles and decoration, spine sunned, rubbed; clean pages; tight binding; 531 pages. 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 531 pages 
Price: 9.95 USD
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2 Greene, Graham May We Borrow Your Husband? And Other Comedies of the Sexual Life
New York, NY Viking 1967 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Green hardcover with gilt author's initials on front board with black cloth spine and gilt spine titles; clean pages; tight binding; DJ, spine head chipped. 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pages 
Price: 14.95 USD
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3 Lardner, Ring The Collected Short Stories of Ring Lardner
New York Modern Library 1928 First Edition Thus; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good; Gray linen hardcover with green decoration and gilt titles, shelf wear; clean pages; tight binding. 
No. 211. Binding style 8.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 467 pages 
Price: 4.95 USD
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King Zub, Pollock, Walter Herries
4 Pollock, Walter Herries King Zub
New York Tait, Sons & Company 1892 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine; Brown cloth hardcover with black decoration and red titles, spine lightly sunned; clean pages; tight binding. 
Nine short stories founded on incidents of stage history, and episodes in the career of divers members of the theatrical profession. These are entitled. King Zub: The Last Act; A Fleeting Show: A Phantom Fish; Stage Fright; The Last Droschky; Sir Jocelyn's Cap; Three Meetings; Mated by Magic. The front cover and title page both show the title of this edition as simply "King Zub" whereas subsequent editions by other publishers add the sub-title, and Other Stories. The publisher of this edition is Tait, Sons & Company, Union Square, New York. The copyright is dated 1892 by the United States Book Company which organized in 1890 by John W. Lovell as a gigantic book trust. It bought up cheap reprint libraries.... Several satellite companies were established to distribute the books. They included: Lovell, Coryell & Company; Wayside Publishing Company; Seaside Publishing Company, the National Book Company; the International Book Company; Empire Publishing Company; the Lovell Brothers & Company; Prudential Book Company; and Lovell, Gestefeld & Company. / Within three years the bubble burst, bringing to an end the career of the flamboyant Lovell. The firm was succeeded by the American Publishers Corporation, which maintained a precarious existence until 1904.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 285 pages 
Price: 199.95 USD
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Afield and Afloat, Stockton, Frank R
5 Stockton, Frank R Afield and Afloat
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1900 First Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good; Decorated beige cloth hardcover, spine sunned; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages, rfep missing; tight binding, repaired cracked front hinge; 422 pages plus ads. 
A book of short stories linked by themes of the sea and water. Frank Richard Stockton (1834 1902) was an American writer and humorist, best known today for a series of innovative children's fairy tales that were widely popular during the last decades of the 19th century. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 422 pages 
Price: 12.95 USD
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6 Wilde, Oscar The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde
Norwalk, CT Easton Press 1976 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover As New with no dust jacket; Full leather with raised spine bands, stamped gilt decoration, gilded page edges; satin ribbon page marker; moire endpages; color frontispiece and illustrations. "The book is printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. It is acid-neutral and conforms to all guidelines established for permanence and durability...." Illustrated by James Hill 
Collector's Edition, the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series; Color Illustrations; 10.25" x 8" x 1.5"; 313 pages 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Three-Dimensional Reading: Stories of Time and Space in Japanese Modernist Fiction, 1911-1932, Yiu, Angela
7 Yiu, Angela Three-Dimensional Reading: Stories of Time and Space in Japanese Modernist Fiction, 1911-1932
Honolulu Univ Of Hawai'i Press 2013 0824838017 / 9780824838010 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing Paperback New; Brand new pictorial softcover; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index. 
Fourteen translated Japanese modernist short stories in an anthology edited by Angela Yiu. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages 
Price: 21.95 USD
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