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Departures: Memoirs

By ZWEIG, Paul

U.S.A.: HarperCollins, 1986. Bound in blue cloth and gray boards with matching dust jacket. A 219 pp. book of memoirs by the noted author. Laid in is a copy of the NY Times book review for the book. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$29.50

Children of the Sea, and Three Other Unpublished Plays
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Children of the Sea, and Three Other Unpublished Plays

By O'NEILL, Eugene

U.S.A.: NCR Microcard Editions, 1972. Bound in tan cloth, illustrated to match the dust jacket with a portrait of the author on both the book and the jacket. Scarce in this protected condition. 214 pp. Contains Bread and Butter, Now I Ask You and Shell Shock as well as the title play. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

The XYY Man

By ROYCE, Kenneth

NY: McKay-Washburn, 1970. Bound in black patterned boards, stamped in gold. Tight, clean copy of the first edition of the author's first book. Dust jacket shows some wear to spine ends, but front and back panels of dust jacket are in great condition. Scarce. 191 pp. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.

$32.00

Look at the Birdie: Unpublished Short Fiction
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Look at the Birdie: Unpublished Short Fiction

By VONNEGUT, Kurt

U.S.A.: Delacorte Press, 2009. Bound in black boards, stamped in gold with bright white dust jacket. Classic 251 pp. collection of unpublished short fiction by one of the masters of the genre. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.00

The Long Light of Dawn

By FARRIS, John

NY: Putnam, 1962. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold. In white dust jacket with rainbow colors. Both are tight and clean. Just a hint of fading to the author's name on the spine. The first edition of the author's second novel. 447 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.50

Alibi for Isabel

By RINEHART, Mary Rob

NY: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1944. Bound in gray cloth stamped in red and black in matching dust jacket. 248 pp. collection of short stories by the prolific author. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +.

$27.50

Steps

By KOSINSKI, Jerzy

NY: Random House, 1968. Bound in maroon cloth and tan boards, stamped in gold, with matching dust jacket. Housed in a near fine dust jacket tStill a nice, tight, clean copy of the first edition of this book that went on to win the National Book Award in the year of publication. The author's second novel. 148 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$47.50

The Long Lavender Look
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The Long Lavender Look

By MACDONALD, John D

Phila: Lippincott, 1972. Bound in purple and black boards, stamped in gold. With illustrated dust jacket. The first hardcover edition of this scarce Travis McGee title with code of 372 on to of the front flap of the jacket and the price of $5.50 bottom of flap. In great condition with just a hint of scuffing to edges. Previous owner's neat bookplate to ffep. A beautiful copy! 264 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$415.00

The Magus Revised Version

By FOWLES, John

Boston: Little, Brown, 1978. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold in matching white dust jacket. A tight, clean copy of the first U.S. edition of this revised version of the author's popular novel. Quite a challenge to find in this protected, presumably unread condition. 656 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$57.50

Dress Her in Indigo
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Dress Her in Indigo

By MACDONALD, John D

Phila: Lippincott, 1971. Bound in gray patterned boards, stamped in gold. The first hardcover edition of this book. The true first edition with no reference on copyright page, but 1971 on title page, $5.50 price and 271 code on front flap of jacket. Previous owner's neat bookplate to ffep. A tight, clean copy with just a bit of scuffing to extremes. 255 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$485.00

Oil!
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Oil!

By SINCLAIR, Upton

NY: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927. Bound in brown cloth, stamped in yellow with a picture of an oil well on the front panel. A minor bit of light scuffing to spine ends, but overall a great copy of the first edition of this rather scarce title by the author. 527 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$245.00

All the Names

By SARAMAGO, Jose

NY: Harcourt Brace & World, 2000. Tight, clean copy of this highly acclaimed novel by the Portugese Nobel Prize Winning author. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$27.50

Limbo, and Other Places I Have Lived     (Signed)
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Limbo, and Other Places I Have Lived (Signed)

By TUCK, Lily

New York: HarperCollins, 2002. Short stories; signed by the author on title page; remainder mark on bottom edge; 170pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

An Irish Faustus: A Morality in Nine Scenes

By DURRELL, Lawrence

LONDON: Faber and Faber Limited, 1963. Set in Galway, Ireland; 91pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+.

$26.50

A Gallery of Women (2 Vols.)

By DREISER, Theodore

New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. Two volume set bound in brown cloth, in new leather spines, lacking DW's and slipcase; Short stories about women; 823pp. A most handsome two-volume set of the first edition of this scarce Dreiser work.. First Trade. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$150.00

Acte

By DURRELL, Lawrence

New York: Dutton, 1966. Price-clipped DW; black & white plates; 76pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++ Price-Clipped.

$19.00

The Outer Edges

By JACKSON, Charles

NY: Rinehart, 1948. Previous owner's neat name to ffep. A beautiful copy of the first edition of this book with the circled R on the copyright page in brilliant dustwrapper that shows none of the typical fading to spine. The author's third book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$65.00

Binary (by John Lange)

By LANGE, John (Michael Crichton)

NY: Knopf, 1972. Bound in red cloth and gray boards, stamped in silver in a very nice (white) dust jacket. A very collectible copy of this first edition that was written pseudonomously by Michael Crichton. 213 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$75.00