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HERE LET US FEAST - A BOOK OF BANQUETS, Fisher, M. F. K
1 Fisher, M. F. K HERE LET US FEAST - A BOOK OF BANQUETS
New York The Viking Press 1946 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding in Near Fine dustjacket. An epicure's zestful visit to the festive boards of ancient & modern literature. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
Price: 24.94 USD
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NOT FOR PUBLICATION and Other Stories, Gordimer, Nadine
2 Gordimer, Nadine NOT FOR PUBLICATION and Other Stories
New York Viking Press 1965 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 8vo 
248 pages; Clean and tight in original binding of black cloth spine and green boards in original pictorial dustjacket with edgewear and minor chipping at spine ends. Some toning to boards. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
Price: 10.93 USD
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SIX FEET OF THE COUNTRY, Gordimer, Nadine
3 Gordimer, Nadine SIX FEET OF THE COUNTRY
New York Simon & Schuster 1956 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Octavo 
Small square of offsetting from bookseller tag on front endpaper, else near fine in dustjacket. Nadine Gordimer's superb reputation was further strangthened by this collection of 15 stories. They are for the most part set in South Africa and display penetrating intelligence and deep understanding of individuals and their relationships which she dramatizes with brilliance and sensitivity. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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4 Mitchison, Naomi LOBSTERS ON THE AGENDA
London Victor Gollancz 1952 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
254 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding. Dustjacket has some foxxing. Port Sonas is a village somewhere along Scotland's western coast. Fishing and farming are the main occupations and religion is the main recreation, with competition provided by the Established Church, the Free Presbyterians and the Wee Frees. Bur since the War, change is in the air ... "This is a grand novel - wonderfully human, with dozens of distinct and very living characters, with warm humour, with a deep sense of the place and the people, and with dialogue which has delightful lilt and liveliness. No one could help enjoying: it will be enthusiastically received." ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
Price: 14.94 USD
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THE LEANING TOWER and Other Stories, Porter, Katherine Anne
5 Porter, Katherine Anne THE LEANING TOWER and Other Stories
New York Harcourt, Brace 1944 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 8vo 
1944 First Edition (NY, Harcourt, Brace). Light foxing to tan cloth, otherwise Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. A collection of wonderful short stories from the Pulitzer Prize winning author of "Ship of Fools."; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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IN TIME LIKE AIR, Sarton, May ; [ SIGNED]
6 Sarton, May ; [ SIGNED] IN TIME LIKE AIR
New York Reinhart & Co 1958 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 8vo Signed by Author
Autograph; Clean and secure in original binding of pastel striped boards in near fine price-clipped dustjacket. Inscribed on ffep "Inscribed to Lorraine Anderson - May Sarton" with news article by Sarton laid-in (light offsetting). ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
Price: 74.94 USD
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THE SHADOW OF CAIN and Nagasaki in World War II, Sitwell, Edith
7 Sitwell, Edith THE SHADOW OF CAIN and Nagasaki in World War II
London John Lehman 1947 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 8vo 
Clean and tight in original binding in very good dustjacket. Dedicated to C. M. Bowra. " 'Twas silent below on the desert / Where the night comes swift and strange, / And a deadly pall hung over all / From the top of the Funeral Range. / Startling and clear, the sibilant hiss / Of a rattlesnake's slithering tone; / Not a creature stirred, nor the sound of a bird; / Death Valley was holding its own." ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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