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The Sand Pebbles

By McKenna, Richard

NY: Harper & Row, 1962. Bound in orange cloth, stamped in gold. Dust jacket is the first state (with 0163) at bottom of front flap, but the price is clipped. Still, a great copy of this book that was made into a very popular movie in 1966 that starred Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen and was nominated for several Academy Awards. The book was the winner of the Harper Prize in the year of publication. Map endsheets, 597 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$130.00

The Sunshine Boys

By SIMON, Neil

NY: Random House, 1973. Fine in near fine dust jacket that shows one tiny closed tear and a touch of fading to spine. A tight, bright copy of a scarce first edition and basis of the play and movie of the same title. 109 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$70.00

Generosity: An Enhancement   (Signed)
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Generosity: An Enhancement (Signed)

By POWERS, Richard

NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2009. Tight, clean, unread copy of this 296 pp. book by the noted author. Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. Good reviews!. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$210.00

Autobiographical Writings
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Autobiographical Writings

By HESSE, Herman

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1972. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold. Edited, and with an introduction by Theodore Ziolkowski; translated by Denver Lindley; 291pp. With the dust jacket artwork by Milton Glaser.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$32.50

Tales of Student Life

By HESSE, Hermann

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1976. Translated by Ralph Manheim; One of the rare first edition in this FS&G series. Three novellas. With the dustwrapper by Milton Glaser. 233 pp. A great copy in bright dust jacket. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$77.50

Meadowlands

By GLUCK, Louise

NY: Ecco, 1985. The first edition of this, the author's fourth book of poetry -- Gluck won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1993. This has a label attached to the front panel of the dust jacket that states this was the winner of that year's Melville Kane Award. 60 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$27.50

Nothing Lasts Forever (Die Hard)

By THORP, Roderick

NY: Norton, 1979. One completely closed small tear to top of rear panel. Bound in black cloth and red decorative boards. This is the basis for the movie, Die Hard, which became a series of action/adventure films. This book is downright rare in this protected condition. First Edition stated on copyright page and the dust jacket flap retains the original price of $9.95. 188 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$225.00

Picasso: Pablo Ruiz Picasso A Biography

By O'BRIAN, Patrick

NY: Putnam Pub Group, 1976. Diagonal crease to front flap of dust jacket. Overall, a crisp, clean, unread copy of this excellent Biography of the famous artist by a famous author of Nautical books . . . 511 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$57.50

Carlito's Way

By TORRES, Edwin

NY: Saturday Review Press, 1975. Tiny chip to dust jacket at top of spine. Overall, this is a great copy of this scarce title, in a dayglo pink, purple and yellow dustwrapper with none of the usual fading to the spine. Basis for the 1993 film directed by Brian DePalma, that starred Al Pacino. 152 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$225.00

All That Fall

By BECKETT, Samuel

New York: Grove, 1957. An early play by Beckett . . . The first U.S. edition that precedes the U.K. edition; chipped D.W.; 59pp. Still a desirable copy and priced accordingly. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG.

$75.00

Cold Mountain

By FRAZIER, Charles

NY: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1996. This is the first edition of this best selling novel and the winner of the National Book Award in the year it was published. As new, unread copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Mint/Mint.

$225.00

Musashi

By YOSHIKAWA, Eiji

New York: Harper & Row, 1981. Scarce book; translated by Charles S. Terry; foreword by Edwin O. Reischauer; price-clipped D.W.; prev.owners blindstamp on ffep. and following blank page; 970pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++ Price-Clipped.

$55.00

Caramelo
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Caramelo

By CISNEROS, Sandra

New York: Knopf, 2002. 446pp. Tight, clean "as new" copy of this recent novel by Cisneros. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$19.00

Dirty Work   (Signed)
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Dirty Work (Signed)

By WOODS, Stuart

New York: Putnam, 2003. "A Stone Barrington Novel"; signed by the author on 2nd free end-paper; 322pp.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$24.50