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100 Jolts - shockingly short stories

By: "Arnzen, Michael A."

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Hyattsville, MD", RAW DOG SCREAMING PR: 2004

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-9T018

ISBN: 0974503126

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Horror by the author who ""has honed his craft to deliver the highest voltage using the fewest words."" and, in doing so, has won the Bram Stoker and International Horror Guild awards." View more info

The Best of Frederick Brown

By: "Bloch, Robert (Ed.)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Garden City, NY", 1976

Edition: BCE

Seller ID: 95H004

Condition: NEAR FINE/Very Good


"As new except for faint softening of spine ends. DJ is intact and clean but has slight wear to top and bottom edges. ""fantastic collection of 29 of his best works…stories that range from the wryly humorous to the deadly serious, but always with the famous 'Brown twist' that makes each tale unforgettable.""" View more info

Stories of Life North & South: Selections from the Best Short Stories of Erskine Caldwell

By: "Caldwell, Erskine (Edward Connery Letham, ed.)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, 1983

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 01H003

ISBN: 0396081339

Condition: FINE/ Fine DJ


"As new except for small sticker mark inside front cover. Unclipped DJ as new except for faint shelfwear to top and bottom edges. ""Caldwell has long been recognized as a master of the short story...32 of his best short stories written during his most creative period in this literary medium..." View more info

Jobs & Other Preoccupations: Stories

By: "Coshnear, Daniel"

Price: $79.95

Publisher: "Kansas City, KS", 2001

Edition: "(signed, stated 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 3DH002

ISBN: 1884235344

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for tiny shelfwear to corners. Inscribed and signed by author 7-3-03. ""Winner of the 2000 Willa Cather Fiction Prize"". " View more info

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The Umbrella Man and Other Stories Original title: The Great Automatic Grammatizor)

By: "Dahl, Roald"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: NY, 1998

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 18H015

ISBN: 0670878545

Condition: NEAR FINE/ Near Fine


"As new except for slight softening of spine ends and corners. Dust jacket has 1/4"" tear on top edge of front cover and 3/4"" tear on top corner of back cover. ""Before Roald Dahl became a master of stories for children, he was a master of adult short stories...These thirteen grab you from the start, hold you fast - and then throw all your expectations out the window... "" First publication under this title. Published under the original title in England in 1996. 279 pages." View more info

The Trip to London

By: "Davies, Rhys"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Kingswood, UK", 1946

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9DT006

Condition: VERY GOOD/No DJ


"Brown cloth with silver. Tight, yellowed pages, clean interior, light age soil to exterior page edges, square. 11 short stories by Rhys Davies. 128 pages, 7.5x5"" (19x13cm)" View more info

Antologia: Juan Alfonso De Lancina

By: "De Lancina, Juan Alfonso "

Price: $30.95

Publisher: "Madrid, Spain", 1945

Seller ID: 67p006

Condition: good


"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Jacket has brown discoloration on spine. Slight wear to edge and outside corners, 1/2"" rip on bottom edge of front cover (book & DJ) Text in Spanish. Libro columna vertebral es apretado. La chaqueta tiene coloración marrón en las páginas de la columna vertebral son luminosas y limpias, pero tienen una ligera curvatura. Hay desgaste ligero a borde y esquinas exteriores. No es un robo de dos centímetros en el borde inferior de la tapa frontal (libro y chaqueta) Texto en español." View more info

After Uhuru: Kenya Stories

By: "Dobrin, Arthur"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Hempstead, NY", 1998

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-4T004

Condition: NEAR FINE


As new except for gift inscription and bookstore sticker (co-publisher) on back cover. View more info

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Nine Florida Stories by Marjory Stoneman Douglas

By: "Douglas, Marjory Stoneman (Kevin M. McCarthy, ed.)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Jacksonville, FL", UNIV PR OF FLORIDA: 1990

Edition: "(4th printing, 1992)"

Seller ID: 0NH019

ISBN: 0813009944

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faintest edgewear. ""9 stories…satisfyingly diverse in plot and themes, take place in a scattering of South Florida settings - Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, the Tamiami Trail, the Keys, Hillsboro Inlet, the Everglades…what happens when human beings collide with nature in the form of water, weather, or wildlife...reminds us in these stories of Florida, then as now, as fragile, varied, and intriguing as a Sanibel Island shell collection.""" View more info

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About Time: Twelve Stories by Jack Finney

By: "Finney, Jack"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, SCRIBNER MACMILLAN: 1998

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 00T094

ISBN: 068484866X

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""a delightful return to the world of time travel and light comedy…The protagonists of these twelve stories…are well-meaning chaps who've found themselves at odds with their surroundings and their lives. They yearn for escape and often employ time travel as the vehicle..."" 219 pages." View more info

Neuf Contes Choisis de Daudet

By: "Francois, Victor E. (Ed.)"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, 1927

Seller ID: 88T031

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, yellowed pages, clean interior, light age soil to exterior. Rubbing to cover edges. Softened spine ends. Teal cloth with navy. Owner's name inside back cover. Occasional light pencil notes. 217 pages (6.75x4.75"") Text in French, Notes and Vocabulary in English" View more info

Pictor's Metamorphoses and Other Fantasies

By: "Hesse, Hermann (Theodore Ziolkowski, Ed. & Intro.) (Rika Lesser (trans.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1982

Edition: (1st UK edition)

Seller ID: 02H020

ISBN: 0234020250

Condition: FINE/ No DJ


"As new except for sticker shadow inside front cover. Grey cloth with gilt lettering. 19 short stories by Hesse who ""confessed that it had been his overriding ambition, while he was a child, to become a magician…though by magic he now meant the transformation of reality, the creation of a wholly new reality, in his writing..."" 213 pages, 8.75x5.75"" (22.2x14.6cm)." View more info

Behind Every Door (Original title: The city)

By: "Horwitz, Julius"

Price: $22.95

Publisher: NY, 1961

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 09P007

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for remainder marks on edge and faint shelf wear. Appears unread. ""the war between the sexes in the nightmare called New York City…"". Collection of pulp fiction short stories originally published published in periodicals and then in Hardbound as ""The City""." View more info

Der Kampf mit dem Leben

By: "Huggenberger, Alfred"

Price: $23.95

Publisher: "Leipzig, Germany", 1926

Seller ID: 4DH015

Condition: NEAR FINE/No DJ


"Tight, faint age-yellowing of pages, clean interior, exterior has a few small ink spots on bottom page edges and faint age soil to edges and spine, square. Ribbon page marker. Owners name on 1st blank page. Linen finish cloth cover with black design. No dust jacket. Contents: Der verkehrte Jakob Stockauer - Der Frühlingstag - Mädeli - Das Opfer - Eia, Weihnacht! - Die drei guten Werke - Die Brüder. Text in German. 237 pages, 7.25x5"" (18.2x12.6cm)" View more info

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Just After Sunset Stories

By: "King, Stephen"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, 2008

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 01X019

ISBN: 1416584080

Condition: FINE/ Fine


"As new - gift quality! Unclipped DJ. 14 short stories, 367 pages." View more info

Nichterides / ?????????? (Bats)

By: "Kitsopoulou, Lena / ???????????, ????"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: 2011

Seller ID: 5-2T015

ISBN: 9609487890

Condition: FINE


As new - gift quality! Short story collection. Text in GREEK. ?????????? by ???? ??????????? . View more info

Laugh with Leacock: An Anthology of the Best Work of Stephen Leacock

By: "Leacock, Stephen"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, 1953

Edition: (22nd printing)

Seller ID: 4-2T003

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean (except for 3 faint rings on the cover), square. Red cloth with black lettering. No dust jacket. 34 pieces from ""An English born Canadian Professor at McGill University, the best-known humorist in the English-speaking world in the early part of the 20th century..."" His best known line, ""Lord Ronald ... flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions."", is still frequently quoted. " View more info

Adagio

By: "LeClerc, Felix (d'Aurelien Boivin, intro.)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Canada, 1989

Edition: (Nouvelle edition)

Seller ID: 5-2P012

ISBN: 2894060203

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""Premier recueil d'une celebre trilogie, ...dix-huit contes qui ont d'abord charme les auditeurs de la radio avant de seduire des generations de jeunes lecteurs. Bonheurs simples, fraternite entre les hommes, joies de la vie champetre composent un univers que le lecteurs retrouveront avec un plaisir renouvele."" Text in French" View more info

Mortal Engines: Electronic escapades in the lands of tomorrow

By: "Lem, Stanislaw (Michael Kandel, trans.)"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: 1982

Edition: (1st English paperback)

Seller ID: 5-9P013

ISBN: 0380574063

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight and square. Light age tanning to pages and inside of covers. Light shelfwear to exterior with a surface, corner crease on back cover. Faintest hinge crease on spine and rubbing to corners. ""Welcome to the age of artificial intelligence, Stanislaw Lew presents fourteen stories of machines that think...raving robot kings, sleeping robot princesses, anti-matter monsters, dragon-fighting computers, invading electroknights...shipwrecked robots...a beautiful robot-assassin..."" Originally published in Polish. 239 pages." View more info

Racconti del mistero: Le inchieste di Monsieur Dupin15.95

By: "Poe, E.A."

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Rome, Italy",

Seller ID: 30T015

ISBN: 8879831194

Condition: NEW


Gift quality! Contenuti: I delitti della Rue Morgue; Il mistero di Marie Roget; La lettera rubata View more info