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2666 - Three Volumes
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2666 - Three Volumes

By Bolano, Roberto

New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2008. The first paperback edition in three volumes in publisher's matching slipcase. Great copies of the three volumes and the slipcase. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.50

The Poison Belt
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The Poison Belt

By DOYLE, Arthur Conan

NY: Hodder & Stoughton / George H. Doran, 1913. The true first U.S. edition of this non Sherlock Holmes title. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold. This is a Professor Challenger novel. Previous owner's neat bookplate affixed to front pastedown. A very nice copy considering it is now a century old. Overall, a tight clean copy of this scarce first. 252 pp. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.

$65.00

First Love and Other Sorrows

By BRODKEY, Harold

NY: Dial Press, 1957. Dust jacket is price clipped and shows some rubbing to front panel. Overall, though, a well above average copy of the first edition of the author's first book. A book of nine short stories -- all but one of which were published in the New Yorker. A classic collection. 223 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++ Price-Clipped. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$110.00

The Butcher Boy
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The Butcher Boy

By MCCABE, Patrick

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Fromm Intl, 1993. Tight, clean copy of the first edition of this popular novel by McCabe, Winner of the Irish Times- Aer Lingus Prize and shortlisted for the Booker Prize in the year of publication. Also, made into a movie of the same name. 215 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$19.00

Street 8: A Novel

By Fairbairn, Douglas

NY: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1977. Bound in gold cloth and magenta boards. A tight, clean copy of this scarce book (especially so in this protected condition). The author's fifth novel. 204 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$65.00

Doctor of Desire

By Wheelis, Allen

NY: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1987. Scarce first edition of this novel by Mr. Wheelis. 192 pp. Tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$45.00

Breakfast on Pluto
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Breakfast on Pluto

By McCabe, Pat;McCabe, Patrick

NY: HarperCollins, 1999. Tight, clean and presumably unread copy of the first U.S. edition of this book that was a Booker Prize Finalist. By the author of the Butcher Boy. 202 pp. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$19.00

The Final Solution; A Story of Detection
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The Final Solution; A Story of Detection

By CHABON, Michael

New York: Fourth Estate, 2004. By the prize winning author of Kavalier and Clay. Remainder mark on bottom edge; black & white illustrations; 131pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

Flaubert's Parrot (Signed)

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. Signed by author on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$110.00

Ratner's Star (Signed)

By DELILLO, Don

Knopf, 1976. One crease to the back flap of the dust jacket. Book is bound in white cloth and bright white boards. A beautiful copy of the first edition of this, the author's fourth book. Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the second free endpaper. 438 pp. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$225.00

Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner
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Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner

By Toole, F. X

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Ecco Press, 2000. The first edition of this collection of true boxing stories, basis for Clint Eastwood's acclaimed 2004 film, Million Dollar Baby (which is the title of one of the stories in the collection). Without the seemingly ubiquitous remainder mark. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$65.00

Sewer, Gas & Electric: The Public Works Trilogy
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Sewer, Gas & Electric: The Public Works Trilogy

By RUFF, Matt

New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997. Authors' second book; 450pp. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$22.00

Portrait of a Father

By WARREN, Robert Penn

Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1988. Previous owners inscription on ffep. Overall, a tight, clean copy of this Warren first. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$24.50

The Little Lady of the Big House

By LONDON, Jack

NY: Macmillan & Co., 1916. Endpapers professionally restored and book tightened. The true first edition. Bound in pictorial blue cloth stamped in dark blue, orange and white. An early copy of this title with the copyright date of 1915 on the copyright page. With four-pages of ads at the back of the book. Tight, clean copy that shows minimal scuffing to extremes. Ref.: BAL 11996.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.

$195.00

The Lovers and Other Stories

By BUCK, Pearl S

New York: John Day, 1977. Price-clipped DW; seven short stories; 212pp. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine Price-clipped.

$24.50

Desert Rose
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Desert Rose

By MCMURTRY, Larry

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1983. Price-clipped dustwrapper but withouth the seemingly ubiquitous remainder mark. 254pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine / Price-clipped.

$27.50

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

The Pawnbroker
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The Pawnbroker

By WALLANT, Edward L

NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1961. Dust jacket is in great condition (for a d.w. that is rarely encountered with no flaws). Book shows light shadowing to front endpapers (where review was laid in?). Overall, a bright, clean first edition of this book that was the basis for the powerful movie by Sidney Lumet that starred Rod Steiger. 279 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/Near Fine.

$225.00

Vanished

By MORRIS, Mary McGarry

NY: Viking, 1988. This is a very nice copy of the first edition of the author's first book. This book has both the U.S. price at the upper flap of the d.w. and the British price at the bottom of the d.w. flap. 246 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$24.00

Portrait of a Father

By WARREN, Robert Penn

KY: U. of Ky., 1988. Overall a tight, clean copy of the first edition of this somewhat hard-to-find book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

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