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The Sea    (Signed)
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The Sea (Signed)

By BANVILLE, John

New York: Knopf, 2005. Winner of the "Booker Prize"; 195pp. Tight, clean copy of the first U.S. edition in as new dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine -- Price-Clipped.

$55.00

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By TWAIN, Mark

NY: Charles L. Webster, 1889. Endpaper professionally restored and book tightened. Bound in the original green cloth, stamped in blue and gold with patriotic illustration to front panel. This is the First U.S. edition, (mixed state) that was issued simultaneously with the U.K. edition. no "s"-like ornament in title of illustration on p.59 but with perfect type on p.72. The book is in great condition with just a bit of scuffing to spine ends. Ref.: BAL 3429. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$850.00

Success

By AMIS, Martin

NY: Harmony Press, 1987. The first U.S. edition of this book that was orig. published in England in 1978. Amis' third novel. A tight, clean copy. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

Look at Me
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Look at Me

By EGAN, Jennifer

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 2001. Bound in 3/4 deep green boards & cloth spine. Shows a small bump to top front panel. 415 pgs.. Firsr Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$23.00

Visiting Mrs. Nabokov and Other Excursions

By AMIS, Martin

Toronto: Knopf, 1994. Tight, clean copy of the first Canadian edition in bright, colorful dust jacket. 274pp. Essays by the prolific Mr. Amis. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$19.00

Cabal

By DIBDIN, Michael

NY: Doubleday, 1993. First U.S. edition of this Aurelio Zen mystery. Made into a made for TV movie on PBS. Tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket. 241 pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

The Farther Shore

By ECK, Matthew

Minnesota: Milkweed, 2007. The first edition of the author's first book. Bound in gray cloth with silver gilt lettering to spine. Winner of the Milkweed Fiction Prize in year of publication. Dustwrapper in near-fine condition. 176 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$21.00

The Ones You Do

By WOODRELL, Daniel

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Company, LLC, 1992. The first edition of the author's fourth novel is bound in3/4 gray board panels with blue cloth spine. Silver lettering to spine and lower rear panel. The third St. Bruno novel. By the author of Winter's Bone. 212 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$19.00

The Changling

By OE, Kenzaburo

New York: Grove Press, 2010. Bound in black cloth with purple gilt lettering to spine. Shows slightly bumped front corners, but overall, a tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket. 468 pgs. By the Nobel Prize winning author. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.50

These Thousand Hills

By GUTHRIE, A.B., Jr

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1956. The first edition of this Western novel by the award-winning author of "The Big Sky". The book is bound in orange cloth, stamped in yellow and black. One bump to the bottom of spine and a bit of minor edgewear to extremes -- but overall, a most acceptable first edition of this title. 346 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG +.

$37.50

The Marriage of Cadmus & Harmony
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The Marriage of Cadmus & Harmony

By Calasso, Roberto

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, 1993. Tight, clean copy of the first U.S. edition of this first novel by the Italian author. Translated by Tim Parks. 391 pp. + sources. Great Reviews. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

Desperadoes

By HANSEN, Ron

NY: Knopf, 1979. A very nice copy of this first edition of the author's first book -- a well written Western. By the author of "Atticus". 293 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$85.00

Elizabeth Alone

By TREVOR, William

NY: Viking, 1973. Bound in purple cloth, stamped in yellow and green. A tight, bright, as new copy of the first edition of the author's sixth novel. Scarce in this protected condition. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$95.00

The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza

By BLOCK, Lawrence

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Random House, Incorporated, 1980. Only flaw is one crease to bottom of back dustwrapper flap. Overall, a beautiful and unread copy of this early Bernie Rhodendbarr Mystery.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$55.00

Sometimes They Bite

By BLOCK, Lawrence

New York: Arbor House, 1983. Author's first short story collection; 285pp. Tight, clean copy in bright dustwrapper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$32.50

Days Without End

By O'NEILL, Eugene

NY: Random House, 1934. The book, bound in blue cloth is bright and clean. The dustwrapper, while bright, shows a scrape to the spine that affects the "O" in O'Neill), Overall, a most collectible copy of an O'Neill first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.

$40.00

The Well of Lost Plots
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The Well of Lost Plots

By FFORDE, Jasper

New York: Viking, 2004. "A Thursday Next Novel"; light remainder mark; 375pp. Unread copy.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$19.00

Heaven's Coast

By DOTY, Mark

NY: Harper Collins, 1996. The first edition of the poet's 305 pp. memoir of his life with his HIV-positive lover. Highly acclaimed. Doty has won numerous awards for his poetry. This book went into quite a few printings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

About Schmidt
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About Schmidt

By BEGLEY, Louis

NY: Knopf, 1996. Tiny remainder dot to top edge. This is the first edition of the author's fourth book -- about a subject he knows well, a lawyer in the metropolitan New York area. Loose basis for the popular movie that starred Jack Nicholson in one of his best roles. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

Flaubert's Parrot

By BARNES, Julian

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, 1985. The first U.S. edition of the author's third book. Many consider this to be his best work to date. 190 pp. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$42.50

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