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The Road

The Road

by Cormac McCarthy

The Road is a 2006 novel by American writer Cormac McCarthy. It is a post-apocalyptic tale of a journey taken by a father and his young son over a period of several months, across a landscape blasted by an unnamed cataclysm that destroyed all civilization and, apparently, almost all life on earth. The novel was awarded the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction in 2006, and was a Oprah's Book Club selection. 
Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

by Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Mitchell only published one complete novel, but it was quite the book - Gone With the Wind earned her the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 and National Book Award for 1936. The epic romance tale set in and around Atlanta, Georgia during the American Civil War has remained a bestseller, even before the equally popular film starring Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh was made in 1939.
Bridge Of San Luis Rey

Bridge Of San Luis Rey

by Thornton Wilder

The Bridge of San Luis Rey is American author Thornton Wilder's second novel, first published in 1927 to worldwide acclaim. It tells the story of several interrelated people who die in the collapse of an Inca rope-fiber suspension bridge in Peru, and the events that lead up to their being on the bridge. A friar who has witnessed the tragic accident then goes about inquiring into the lives of the victims, seeking some sort of cosmic answer to the question of why each had to die.
To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. It was instantly successful and has become a classic of modern American literature. The plot and characters are loosely based on the author's observations of her family and neighbors, as well as on an event that occurred near her hometown in 1936, when she was 10 years old. The novel is renowned for its warmth and humor, despite dealing with serious issues of rape and racial inequality.
The Tale Of Despereaux

The Tale Of Despereaux

by Kate Dicamillo

The Tale of Despereaux, also known as The Tale of Desperaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread is a 2003 Newbery Medal winning children's fantasy book written by Kate DiCamillo. It tells the story of a mouse, named Despereaux, on a quest to rescue a beautiful human princess. The book was adapted into an animated film in 2008. The novel is divided into four books and a coda. Each book tells the story from the perspective of a different character.
Buddenbrooks

Buddenbrooks

by Thomas Mann

Buddenbrooks was Thomas Mann's first novel, published in 1901 when he was twenty-six years old. The publication of the 2nd edition in 1903 confirmed that Buddenbrooks was a major literary success in Germany. It portrays the downfall (already announced in the subtitle, Decline of a family) of a wealthy mercantile family of Lübeck over four generations. The book is generally understood as a portrait of the German bourgeois society throughout several decades of the 19th century.
House Made Of Dawn

House Made Of Dawn

by N Scott Momaday

House Made of Dawn is a novel by N. Scott Momaday, widely credited as leading the way for the breakthrough of Native American literature into the mainstream. It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1969.
Look Homeward, Angel

Look Homeward, Angel

by Ketti Based On the Novel By Thomas Wolfe Frings

Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life is a 1929 novel by Thomas Wolfe. It is Wolfe's first novel, and is considered a highly autobiographical American Bildungsroman. The character of Eugene Gant is generally believed to be a depiction of Wolfe himself. The novel covers the span of time from Gant's birth to the age of 19. The setting is the fictional town and state of Altamont, Catawba, which is considered to be a not-so-subtle mirror of his hometown, Asheville, North Carolina.
Owl Moon

Owl Moon

by Jane Yolen

Owl Moon is a 1987 children's picture book by Jane Yolen, illustrated by John Schoenherr. The book won many awards, most notably being the Caldecott Medal for its illustrations, and has appeared on the show Reading Rainbow. Owl Moon has been translated into more than a dozen foreign languages, including French, German, Chinese, and Korean. A song by Bruce O'Brien is about this book. Yolen described the book as, "a positive family story. It's about a girl and her father.
Remembrance Rock

Remembrance Rock

by Carl Sandburg

A monumental novel that follows the growth of the American dream through more than three centuries. A saga, chronicle, and miscellany on folk themes, it is Sandburg's passionate testament of American life.
John Adams

John Adams

by David Willis McCullough

Wild Iris

Wild Iris

by Louise Gluck

The Country Kitchen

The Country Kitchen

by Della T Lutes

The Three Taverns

The Three Taverns

by Edwin Arlington Robinson

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by Roberto Sosa

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John Adams

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JOHN ADAMS.

JOHN ADAMS.

by McCullough, David

New York: Simon & Schuster., (2001). First Edition. hard cover. Fine/Fine. http://www.parnassusbooks.com/image/data/books/2015/09/0_431.jpg. 751pp. With dust-jacket. Fine copy. FIRST EDITION.
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NZ$41.28
Shred This Book! The Scandalous Cartoons of Doug Marlette

Shred This Book! The Scandalous Cartoons of Doug Marlette

by Marlette, Doug

Atlanta: Peachtree, 1988 1st ed. 159pp. illus. paperback oblong tall 8vo: near Fine. A nice crisp copy of this book of political cartoons by then Atlanta Constitution editorial cartoonist Marlette (1949-2007), published in the year he won the Pulitzer Prize.
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NZ$8.24
Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

by Margaret Mitchell

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. Comes with original dust jacket. Measuring approximately 8.75" x 6" with 1037 numbered pages. This book is in good minus condition. Moderate bumping to both ends of spine. Minor sunning to spine. Moderate staining to both boards. Front hinge is cracked. Address stamp on front endpaper. Newspaper clipping laid loosely at front of the book. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Dust jacket is in poor condition. Heavy chipping to both ends of spine and all edges of... Read more about this item
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NZ$577.92
A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms

by Ernest Hemingway

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. Vintage 1953 Printing. This is a later printing from 1953. Measures approximately 8.5" x 5.5", 342 numbered pages. With its original dust jacket. This book is in vey good condition. Silver lettering bright and well preserved. White paint or similar staining at the very bottom of the spine also affecting the front board. Dust jacket is in very good minus condition. Chipping and sunning to spine. Top corner of front flap creased. Minor small stain on the rear... Read more about this item
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NZ$123.84
A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms

by Ernest Hemingway

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition, Fifth Printing. First edition, fifth printing. Measures approximately 7.5" x 5.25", 355 numbered pages. Comes with brand new facsimile (reproduction) dust jacket is included for protection and display. This book is in fair condition. Heavy bumping at both ends of spine. Gilt label on spine is faded and peeling. Gilt label on front board is faded and peeling. Heavy scuffing on spine and both boards. Heavy staining on both boards. Front hinge is... Read more about this item
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NZ$206.40
Tales of the South Pacific

Tales of the South Pacific

by James A. Michener

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener. First edition, first printing with a first issue dust jacket. Dust jacket is the variant with $3.00 price printed horizontally at base of front flap (no priority per Ahearn APG). The dust jacket illustrator's name is present vertically on the front panel. Published by The Macmillan Company, New York, 1947. Winner of the 1948 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. 8vo, 326 pp.The dust... Read more about this item
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NZ$743.04
The Old Man and The Sea

The Old Man and The Sea

by Ernest Hemingway

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First Edition, Second Printing. First edition, second printing with the Scribner's seal on the copyright page. Missing "A" on copyright. Measures approximately 8.25" x 5.75", with 140 numbered pages. Comes with a brand new facsimile (reproduction) dust jacket for protection and display. This book is in very good condition. Moderate bumping to both ends of spine. Moderate staining to spine. Moderate staining to all edges of textblock. Minor staining to front and... Read more about this item
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NZ$371.52
Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

by Margaret Mitchell

Norwalk Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1996. Collector's Edition. Bound in Genuine Leather. John Groth. This book measures approximately 8.75" x 6" with 1037 numbered pages. This book is in near fine condition and is likely unread. Gilt decorations vivid and well preserved. All edges gilt. Easton press collector's notes insert loosely laid in. Margaret Mitchell's "Gone with the Wind" is a romance novel set in Georgia during the American Civil War and the Reconstruction era that followed. The novel... Read more about this item
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NZ$412.80
Arrowsmith

Arrowsmith

by Sinclair Lewis

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1925. First Trade Edition. First edition with "Second printing [first trade edition]" stated on the copyright page. Exceptionally rare original first issue dust jacket with the $2.00 price present on the front flap. Measures approximately 7.5" x 5", with 448 numbered pages. The book is in near fine condition. Very minor wear to the edges. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Interior pages are bright and well preserved. The dust jacket is in very... Read more about this item
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NZ$16,512.00
The Late George Apley

The Late George Apley

by John Phillips Marquand

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1937. First Edition, First Printing, First Issue. This book is a first edition, first printing, first issue with "Lovely Pearl" on the first line of page 19. Married to 10th printing dust jacket. Measuring approximately 8.5" x 5.75" with 354 numbered pages. This book is in good minus condition. Moderate chipping and tearing to both ends of spine. Moderate staining to spine. Moderate staining to both boards. Interior pages have streaking witch is common with the first... Read more about this item
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NZ$619.20
Tinkers Signed Limited Edition

Tinkers Signed Limited Edition

by Paul Harding

New York: Bellevue Literary Press, 2009. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Tinkers" by Paul Harding. First edition, first printing SIGNED Limited Edition, number 627 of 750. Published by Bellevue Literary Press, New York, 2009. Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. FIRST EDITION is stated above a full number line "1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2", and below two ISBNs - one for the softcover (978-1-934137-12-3 pbk) and one for the hardcover (978-1-934137-19-2 hc). 5.5" x 7.25", 191 pp. The book is in very... Read more about this item
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NZ$2,064.00
The Sun Also Rises

The Sun Also Rises

by Ernest Hemingway

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, First Printing, First Issue. First edition, first printing, and first issue with stopped misspelled as "stoppped" on page 181 line 26. The book is approximately 7.75" x 5.25" with 259 numbered pages. Comes with a brand new facsimile (reproduction) dust jacket for protection and display. The book is in good plus condition. Moderate edgewear to the boards. Gilt label on spine has wear and paper loss. Gift inscription on second end paper. Top of... Read more about this item
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NZ$3,302.40
Selected Poems

Selected Poems

by Milosz, Czeslaw

New York: Continuum, 1981. Collection of the Polish author's poetry, reprinted after he won the nobel Prize in 1980. Introduction by Kenneth Rexroth. Black hardcover, gilt titling. Light wear to book; jacket shows minor edgewear, short tear. Text clean; 128 pages. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Small Octavo.
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NZ$33.02
Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

by Margaret Mitchell

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937. First Edition, Early Printing. First edition, early printing in January 1937 just 8 months after the May 1936 first printing. The book measures 5.75" x 8.5", 1037 numbered pages. Comes with a brand new facsimile (reproduction) dust jacket for protection and display. This book is in good minus condition. Heavy chipping to both ends of spine. Moderate sunning to spine. Moderate scuffing to both boards and all corners. Moderate staining and scuffing to all edges of... Read more about this item
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NZ$165.12
A Fable

A Fable

by William Faulkner

New York: Random House, 1954. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A Fable" by William Faulkner. First edition, first printing as stated on the copyright page. Published by Random House, New York, 1955. With its original first issue jacket, with the $4.75 price and code 8/54 on the front flap. The dust jacket is in very good plus to near fine condition. Minor edgewear to the extremities, with a small closed tear at the top left of the rear panel. The book is in near fine condition. Boards have... Read more about this item
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NZ$288.96
Confusion

Confusion

by James Gould Cozzens

Boston: B. J. Brimmer Company, 1924. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Confusion" by James Gould Cozzens. First edition, first printing with "First Printing February 1924" stated on the copyright page. Published by B. J. Brimmer Company, Boston, 1924. Measures 5" x 7.5", 404 pages. The book is in very good condition. The board are well preserved with light soiling. The spine is sunned with wear to the edges. Newspaper clipping laid-in at the front hinge, and newspaper clipping adhered to the rear... Read more about this item
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NZ$82.56
James G. Blaine: A Political Idol of Other Days

James G. Blaine: A Political Idol of Other Days

by Muzzey, David Saville

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1934. Biography of the congressman & senator from Maine, also an important Secretary of State under three presidents, and one of the most influential Republican politicians of the late ninteenth century. Publisher's American Political Leaders series. Stout hardcover, as pictured; the first edition (first printing), listing no later printings. Shows minor wear, a few small stains, light bumps to corners, faint paperclip impression to the first few pages; spine... Read more about this item
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NZ$132.10
The Sun Also Rises

The Sun Also Rises

by Ernest Hemingway

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First Edition, First Printing. First edition, first printing with "stoppped" spelled with 3 Ps on page 181. The book is approximately 7.75" x 5.25" with 259 numbered pages. Comes with a brand new facsimile (reproduction) dust jacket for protection and display. This book is in poor condition. Heavy scuffing and chipping to entire spine. Gilt label on spine is faded. Both boards are heavily chipped adn scuffed. All edges of textblock are scuffed and soiled. Both... Read more about this item
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NZ$1,651.20
A Confederacy of Dunces SIGNED

A Confederacy of Dunces SIGNED

by John Kennedy Toole

Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. First edition, first printing with no additional printings listed on the copyright page. First issue dust jacket with the Walker Percy blurb on the rear panel. Signed by author Walker Percy, who wrote the foreword for the book, on a tipped in page professionally affixed by a bookbinder. This book measures approximately 9.25" x 6", with 338 numbered pages. This book is in very good plus condition. Minor... Read more about this item
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NZ$7,430.40