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The Piano Lesson
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The Piano Lesson

By WILSON, August

NY: Dutton, 1990. The only flaw is that the dust jacket is price-clipped. Other than that, an "as new" copy of the true first edition (with number line ending in "1") of this important play by the prolific author. Winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Original sales slip laid in. 108 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price-clipped.

$285.00

After the Quake: Stories    (Signed)
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After the Quake: Stories (Signed)

By MURAKAMI, Haruki

NY: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 2002. Fine first U.S. edition of this 181 pp. book of short stories by Murakami. Boldly signed by the author on the front free endpaper with his chop mark present. Translated by Jay Rubin. . Signed by Author. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$645.00

The Marble Shoot (Signed)

By JOHNSON, Davey

Winston Salem, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Hummingbird Pr, 1995. Title page inscribed and signed by author. Bound in glossy wraps. 65 pp. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$30.00

Warlock

By HARRISON, Jim

NY: Delacorte, 1981. Fine in dustwrapper Overall, a very stunning copy of the first edition of Harrison's fifth novel. 262 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

Tales from the Eagles Sidelines  (Signed By Chuck Bednarik)
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Tales from the Eagles Sidelines (Signed By Chuck Bednarik)

By FORBES, Gordon

n.p.: Sports Publishing, 2002. The first edition on this excellent collection of the Greatest Eagles Stories Ever Told. This copy is signed by Chuck Bednarik on a bookplate affixed to the front free endpaper. There is a picture of Bednarik's historic "hit" on Frank Gifford in the Nov. 20, 1960 game between the Eagles and the Giants. 212 pp. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$75.00

The Paper Men

By GOLDING, William

London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1984. Tight, clean, presumably unread copy of this, the first British edition of this later novel by Golding. 191pp.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$20.00

A House in the Country

By DONOSO, Jose'

New York: Knopf, 1984. Translated by David Pritchard with Suzanne Jill Levine; 352pp. Scarce in this protected condition.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$40.00

The Lieutenant

By DUBUS, Andre

NY: Dial Press, 1967. Dustwrapper is bright white d.w. and shows a few tiny (light) smudge marks and a closed tear to top back panel. Overall, a well-above average first edition in a bright white dustwrapper that is notorious for showing wear. The first edition of the author's first book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$375.00

Lady Windermere's Fan

By WILDE, Oscar

Paris: No Publisher, 1903. This is a Limited/Numbered edition #190 of 250 copies. Published by Smithers in London (even though it lists the publication locale as Paris). 132 pp. A tight, clean copy but the spine shows typical fading (readable, but just barely). A pirated early printing. . Early Reprint. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.

$150.00

An Afghanistan Picture Show; or, How I Saved the World
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An Afghanistan Picture Show; or, How I Saved the World

By VOLLMANN, William T

New York: Farrar, Straus And Giroux, 1992. Author's first non-fiction work; signed on the title page; illustrated in black & white; 268pp.. Signed by Author. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$55.00

City Cool: A Ritual of Belonging

By DE JONGH, James and CLEVELAND, Carles

New York: Random House, 1978. Review copy with blurb sheet laid in; 184pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++. Review Copy with Slip laid in.

$32.50

Disputed Passage (Inscribed and Signed)

By DOUGLAS, Lloyd C

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1939. The book is bright and clean -- bound in orange cloth. The dustwrapper is bright and clean with just a light bit of edgewear to ends of spine. Overall, an unusually nice copy of this scarce first edition and basis for the 1939 Frank Borzage film of the same name that starred Dorothy Lamour and John Howard. Nice inscription penned by the author in the year of publication. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/Near Fine.

$350.00

Pornografia

By GOMBROWICZ, Witold

NY: Grove Press, 1966. A very nice first edition of this, the first English translation of the Polish author's first book. Translated by Alastair Hamilton. Gombrowicz is the author of the book "Ferdydurke". . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$45.00

A Fan's Notes -- A Fictional Memoir
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A Fan's Notes -- A Fictional Memoir

By EXLEY, Frederick

NY: Harper & Row, 1968. Light erasure mark to ffep. Top edges of pages show light fading. Dustwrapper is bright and clean. Overall, a very presentable copy of the first edition of this, the author's first book. This remained his best work -- a book about guy things: Watching football, sitting in bars, drinking. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$395.00

Booked to Die
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Booked to Die

By DUNNING, John

NY: Scribners, 1992. Endpapers have been professionally restored. The only flaw is a bump to the bottome of the back panel. Overall, a beautiful, tight, clean copy of the first edition of this biblio-mystery that introduced Cliff Janeway - the Bookman's hero. Getting a bit hard to locate in the true first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$550.00

A Hero of Our Time

By PRATOLINI, Vasco

NY: Prentice-Hall, 1951. The first U.S. edition (stated) of this important work by Pratolini. Dustwrapper shows a tiny bit of edgewear and a bit of darkening, but is overall bright yellow and black. Translated by Eric Mosbacher. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$35.00