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The Case of the Queenly Contestant

By GARDNER, Erle Stanley

New York: Morrow, 1967. A" Perry Mason" mystery; in price-clipped DW; tiny book store label on ffep.; 237pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine / Price-clipped.

$32.50

Eclipse     (Signed)
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Eclipse (Signed)

By BANVILLE, John

New York: Knopf, 2001. By the recent winner of the Booker Prize. Signed by the author on the title page; 212pp.. Signed by Author. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$47.50

The Old Gringo

By FUENTES, Carlos

NY: FSG, 1985. The first U.S. edition. This novel went on to become a popular movie starring Gregory Peck as the Old Gringo (Ambrose Bierce).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

The End of My Life (Signed Association Copy)

By BOURJAILY, Vance

NY: Scribner's, 1947. The dustwrapper shows some edgewear and a closed tear to bottom of spine. Still presentable. The first edition of the author's first book. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Mr. Bourjaily to Lillian Ross in 1951. Humorous long inscription about the book not having a dustwrapper (it does now).. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.

$295.00

Grasse 3/23/66

By DELBANCO, Nicholas

PHIL: Lippincott, 1968. Dustwrapper shows very minimal rubbing to spine extremes. Still a very nice, tight copy of the first edition of this, the author's second book. By the author of "The Martlet's Tale".. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$45.00

The Portable Beat Reader

By CHARTERS, Ann (Edit)

NY: Viking, 1992. The first edition of this 626 pp. collection of writings by all the noted beat writers: Ginsburg; Burroughs; Kerouac; Ferlinghetti; Corso; et al. Received great reviews when published. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$55.00

Shadow of a Broken Man

By CHESBRO, George C

NY: Simon and Schuster, 1978. Only real wear is a bit of scuffing to bottom board and the S&S remainder device on bottom edge. Still, a sound, collectible copy of the first edition of the mystery writer's first book (and the first Mongo mystery).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$65.00

The Destiny of Nathalie X (Signed)

By BOYD, William

NY: Knopf, 1997. The first edition -- signed by the author on the title page.. Signed. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$37.50

A Confederate General from Big Sur
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A Confederate General from Big Sur

By BRAUTIGAN, Richard

NY: Grove Press, 1964. Book shows very minor soiling to page edges and the slightest bit of wear to bottom spine end. Overall, a beautiful copy of this first edition of the author's first novel. The true first edition with $3.95 and no statement of the first printing on the copyright page.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$445.00

Double Negative

By CARKEET, David

NY: The Dial Press, 1980. Dustwrapper shows light scuffing to extremes. The first edition of the author's 1st book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$55.00

Wabash (With Signed Slip Laid In)

By BUTLER, Robert Olen

NY: Knopf, 1987. The author's fifth book. Published by Knopf. This copy has a 3X5 SIGNED Knopf notecard paperclipped in from the author to a reviewer re: his great interview on Butler's previous book. Nice association copy. . Signed Card. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$75.00