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Star Dust (Signed)

By BIDART, Frank

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2005. Bound in stiff black wraps, stamped in gold and white. Signed by the poet on the title page. This book was a National Book Award Finalist. 88 pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$35.00

A Woman's Life: The Story of an Ordinary American and Her Extraordinary Generation   (Signed)
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A Woman's Life: The Story of an Ordinary American and Her Extraordinary Generation (Signed)

By CHEEVER, Susan

NY: William Morrow & Co., 1994. Bound in green cloth and tan boards. Inscribed on ffep by Ms. Cheever and dated in the year of publication. Story of a 45 year old woman, Linda Green.. Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.00

God's Pocket

By DEXTER, Pete

New York: Random House, 1983. Bound in gold cloth over gold boards. The authors' first book; The book appears to be unread. The dust jacket shows a bit of scuffing to top of spine and a dark mark over the price -- still readable, though. 274pp. Basis for the current movie of the same name. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$67.50

The Courts of Chaos    (Signed)
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The Courts of Chaos (Signed)

By ZELAZNY, Roger

Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, 1978. Fifth in the "Amber" series; signed by the author on the title page; bottom of spine bumped; 183pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$72.50

A Testament

By WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd

NY: Horizon Press, 1957. Dustwrapper shows just a bit of edgewear (primarily to top edge). Bound in heavy white canvas cloth covered thick boards stamped in black and red (with red square device), in varnished white, red and black dustwrapper. 255pp. Illustrated with many photographs and drawings by Wright. Scarce in this protected condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Photo-Illustrated. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$155.00

Facing the Music

By BROWN, Larry

NC: Algonquin Books, 1988. Red endpapers professionally restored. A tight, clean copy of the first edition of the highly-acclaimed author's first book -- a book of short stories.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$85.00

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 Chaneysville Incident

By BRADLEY, David

NY: Harper & Row, 1981. The first edition of this, the author's second novel, that went on to win the Pen/Faulkner award in the year of publication. An unusually nice specimen. Bradley is the author of South Street.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$40.00

If the River was Whiskey

By BOYLE,T. Coraghessan

NY: Viking, 1989. The first edition of this, the author's third book of short stories. Without the seemingly ubiquitous remainder stripe. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$27.50

The Lieutenant

By DUBUS, Andre

NY: Dial Press, 1967. Endpapers professionally restored and book tightened. Dustwrapper is bright white d.w. and has two tiny chips at top of spine and one completely closed 3/4" tear to front panel. The exceedingly difficult first edition of the author's first book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$195.00

A New History of Torments (Signed)

By GHOSE, Zulfikar

NY: HRW, 1982. A tight, crisp, clean copy of this, the first U.S. edition of this novel by the Pakistani writer. Glowing dustwrapper blurbs by John Fowles, Edna O'Brien and Michael Moorcock. Author Signed Bookplate laid in. . AUTHOR-SIGNED Bookplate. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$42.50

Seven Guitars

By WILSON, August

NY: Dutton, 1996. The first edition of this play by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of "The Piano Lesson". This play won the NY Drama Critics Circle Award for Best New Play. As new condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$27.50

Innocent Erendira and Other Stories

By Garcia Marquez, Gabriel; Rabassa, Gregory (translator)

New York, NY, U.S.A.: HarperTrade, 1978. Tiny closed tear to bottom of back panel of d.w. Overall, a beautiful first edition in brilliant dustwrapper by Guy Fleming. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. The first U.S. edition of the author's fifth book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$39.50

7 Trails

By BRAND, Max (Frederick Faust)

NY: Dodd, Mead, 1949. The first printing of this western novel by the noted author of Western Fiction. Tiny archival tape repair to verso of back panel. Bookseller's neat sticker at bottom corner of ffep. Overall, a crisp, clean tight copy in bright dustwrapper. Handsome copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$165.00

Desperadoes

By HANSEN, Ron

London: Souvenir Press, 1980. This is the first British edition of the author's first book. With a much more colorful "cowboy" dustwrapper. Apparently the British edition is scarcer than the U.S. first edition.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine -- Price-Clipped.

$85.00

Whores for Gloria

By VOLLMANN, William T

NY: Pantheon, 1991. Very nice copy of the first American edition of this, the author's fourth book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$25.00