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The Meat Eaters

By COLLINS, Michael

London: Jonathan Cape, 1992. The first edition of the author's first book -- a book of 9 short stories. 279 pp. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.50

Blues For All The Changes

By GIOVANNI, Nikki

NY: Morrow, 1999. The first edition of this book of poetry by the noted African-American author. Remainder mark to bottom edge. Overall, tight and clean.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +.

$19.00

The Man Without a Soul
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The Man Without a Soul

By BURROUGHS, Edgar R

London: Methuen, 1922. Bound in red cloth, stamped in black. An amazingly nice copy of this first British edition of this book that was not published separately in the U.S. (It was published in the U.S. as part of "The Mucker"). Tight, clean with no discernible flaws. Lacking the scarce dust jacket. 209 pp. + ads. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$775.00

Burning Daylight

By LONDON, Jack

London: Heinemann, 1911. Bound in maroon cloth, stamped in black and gold. The gold on the spine is still uncommonly bright. The first U.K. edition of this novel, published one year after the first U.S. edition. 344 pp. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/No Jacket.

$175.00

Sacred Hunger

By UNSWORTH, Barry

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1992. Book in bound in tan cloth and gold boards, stamped in gold. The pages at the top edge have pulled away slightly from the cloth (typicall in thick books like this. Overall, a tight, clean copy of this, the author's fifth book, and winner of the Booker Prize in the year of publication. 630 pp. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$65.00

By Night under the Stone Bridge
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By Night under the Stone Bridge

By Perutz, Leo; Mosbacher, Eric (translator)

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Arcade Publishing, Incorporated, 1990. Bound in blue and white boards, stamped in white. The dust jacket is price-clipped, but the book and the dust jacket are in great condition. 198 pp. The Czech-Austrian writer died in 1957. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price-clipped. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Possession: A Romance
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Possession: A Romance

By BYATT, A. S

NY: Random House Inc, 1990. Bound in navy cloth and tan boards, stamped in gold. This is the first edition of Ms. Byatt's Booker Prize winning novel (now out in a Modern Library edition). 555 pp. Tight, clean copy. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$55.00

The French Lieutenants's Woman

By FOWLES, John

Boston: Little, Brown, 1969. Dust jacket is price-clipped, but looks as if it were printed yesterday . . . Overall a beautiful, tight, clean copy of the first U.S. edition. Basis for the 1981 film of the same name that starred Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. A Burgess 99 selection. Unusual in this protected condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price-clipped.

$120.00

A Home At The End Of The World

By CUNNINGHAM, Michael

NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1990. The first edition of this, the author's second book. Cunningham won the National Book Award for The Hours. Tight, bright copy. 343 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$35.00

Selected Poems 1966 - 1987
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Selected Poems 1966 - 1987

By HEANEY, Seamus

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1990. Tight, clean copy of the first U.S. edition of this heady collection of poetry by the Nobel Prize winning author. 273pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$55.00

Cut Me In   (Signed Bookplate)
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Cut Me In (Signed Bookplate)

By Collins, Hunt (Pseudonym of Ed McBain)

NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1954. The book is tight and clean and appears to be unread. The previous owner reinforced the dust jacket at the top and bottom creases, causing a shadow on the front of the dust jacket, in other words -- it protected the jacket -- but at a cost. The first edition of the author's first hardcover mystery. 253 pp. Laid in is an author (Ed McBain) signed bookplate. . AUTHOR-SIGNED Bookplate. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.

$275.00

Shame

By RUSHDIE, Salman

New York: Knopf, 1983. Author's third book; 319pp. A tight, clean copy of the first U.S. edition of the book that immediately followed Midnight's Children. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$65.00

A Manual for Manuel

By CORTAZAR, Julio

NY: Pantheon, 1978. Dustwrapper and book are in beautiful condition. An as new copy of this early political novel by Cortazar. The first U.S. edition of the Latin-American author's seventh book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$45.00

You Gotta Have Heart; Dallas Green's Rebuilding of the Cubs    (Inscribed and Signed)
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You Gotta Have Heart; Dallas Green's Rebuilding of the Cubs (Inscribed and Signed)

By COLLETTI, Ned

South Bend, IN: Diamond Communications, 1985. Signed & inscribed by Dallas Green on the ffep.; black & white plates; 254pp. Scarce with the subject's signature. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$95.00

First Port of Call

By JORDAN, Elizabeth

New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., 1940. Card store stamp on end-papers and last page (does not cover any print); 265pp. Overall, a tight, clean multi-colored blue dustwrapper. Scarce book -- and certainly scarcer in the original dustwrapper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG++.

$125.00

Selected Poetry

By HOLLANDER, John

New York: Knopf, 1993. Uncorrected Proof; 338pp. Tight, clean copy in rose-colored printed wraps.. Proof. Original Wraps. Near Fine/No Jacket. Advance Uncorrected Proof.

$19.00

Dark As The Grave Wherein My Friend Is Laid

By LOWRY, Malcolm

New York: The New American Library, 1968. Price-clipped DW; 255pp. The last novel by the author of "Under the Volcano". . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++ Price-Clipped.

$22.50

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

Beyond the Dragon's Mouth

By NAIPAUL, Shiva

NY: Viking, 1984. The first U.S. edition of this 424 pp. collections of stories and pieces by the noted Trinidad author. Naipul is the author of the novel, "Fireflies". 424 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.50

The Lover of Horses

By GALLAGHER, Tess

NY: Harper & Row, 1986. One corner lightly bumped. A very nice copy of the poet's first work of fiction (this is a collection of short stories). Ms. Gallagher was Raymond Carver's girl for years. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$19.00

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