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By: Babette Deutsch

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: vvok21


Ms. Deutsch's first book. Small fraying at the top of the spine. Uniform mild fading of the boards. Square, clean, crisp, and tight. View more info

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The Brave Bulls

By: Lea, Tom

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1949

Inscription: Signed by Tom Lea

Seller ID: pak32


Author's first book. Basis for the 1951 film directed by Robert Rossen. Starring Mel Ferrer , Anthony Quinn [more]. A gripping story, told in spare language. "This is Bullfighting from the inside, the way it looks to the people who make it a profession, and not even Ernest Hemingway at his best has ever done a better job of getting the whole thing on paper" (The NY Times) Offsetting on the verso of the ffe & half title page, else near fine. View more info

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The Forest Lovers

By: Hewlett, Maurice

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Maurice Hewlett

Seller ID: xz98


'The Forest Lovers' is set in France during the Romantic era, and the experiences of Prosper le Gai in the mysterious forest of Morgraunt. Prosper is a happy-go-lucky guy intent only upon adventure. A confirmed bachelor, happenstance suddenly compels him to marry a poor servant-girl in order to rescue her from being hanged as a witch, or handed over to a false monk. In the end his wife, Isoult la DesireƩ, proves to be the long-lost daughter of the Countess Isabel, ... View more info

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The Naked And The Dead

By: Norman Mailer

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart: 1948

Inscription: Signed by Norman Mailer

Seller ID: www108


A second issue copy, with the appropriate points. Written in gritty, journalistic detail, the story follows an army platoon of foot soldiers who are fighting for the possession of the Japanese-held island of Anopopei. Composed in 1948, The Naked and the Dead is representative of the best in twentieth-century American writing. View more info