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Save 50% on thousands of used, rare and out-of-print titles from heritage seller Acorn Books. After thirty-five years in the business (ten of them with AbeBooks), Joel at Acorn Books is retiring. As such, he has taken the opportunity to offer his entire inventory at a discount of 50%. Plus - we talked to Joel about the ups and downs of 35 years of bookselling (including Whoopi Goldberg) - meet Joel Chapman.

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East of Eden

John Steinbeck

East of Eden

Viking, 1952
Very good condition with good jacket in protective mylar wrapper; previous owner's inked name on front free endpaper. First Edition, First issue ("bite" for "bight" on pg. 281, line 38) in First state dj with author's photo on rear panel and no reviews. Binding is Octavo. Pale green hard cover with brick red spine panel, in chipped dust jacket.

 

An Autobiography

Frank Lloyd Wright

An Autobiography

Duell, Sloane & Pearce, 1943
Near fine condition; previous owner's inked name & date on front free endpaper. Photos. First Edition Thus. Binding is Square octavo. 560 pgs. Brick red hard cover, without dust jacket.

 

Ficciones

Jorge Luis Borges

Ficciones

Grove, 1962
Fine condition with very good+ jacket in protective mylar wrapper. A collection of stories by the renowned writer published soon after he was the co-winner of the International Publishers Prize. First U.S. Edition. Binding is Octavo. Hard cover in black dust jacket.

 

Submarines of the US Navy

Stefan Terzibaschitsch

An Autobiography

Arms & Armour, 1991
Fine with fine jacket in protective mylar wrapper. Photos throughout. First U.K. Edition. Binding is Imperial octavo. Hard cover in blue dust jacket.