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Switch Bitch

By DAHL, Roald

NY: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1974. Bound in orange cloth, stamped in gold in colorful illustrated dust jacket by Charles Shields. First Edition of this novel by the noted author. Dust jacket flaps show some creasing. Previous owner's initials to top of second free endpaper -- but a tight, clean copy. 210 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$24.00

The Coast of Chicago

By DYBEK, Stuart

NY: Knopf, 1990. A tight, clean, probably unread copy of the author's third book -- an acclaimed collection of short stories. 173 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.00

Mother of Pearl
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Mother of Pearl

By MORRISSY, Mary

NY: Scribner, 1995. Bound in black cloth over orange boards, stamped in gold in matching dust jacket. This is the first edition of the Irish author's first book and winner of the Lannan Award. 281 pp. Remainder stripe to bottom edge. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.50

An Artist of the Floating World

By ISHIGURO, Kazuo

NY: Putnam, 1986. Overall, a tight bright copy of this, the first U.S. edition of the author's second book. Ishiguro went on to write "Remains of the Day", which won him a Booker Prize.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$69.50

Dark Laughter

By ANDERSON, Sherwood

NY: Boni & Liveright, 1925. The first edition of this book, bound in black cloth, stamped in yellow. A stunning copy. This book is preserved in a custom-made 1/4 leather slipcase with five raised bands on spine, stamped in gold. A beautiful copy of the book that shows well in the custom made slipcase. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$150.00

Bullies: From the Playground to the Boardroom   (Signed)
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Bullies: From the Playground to the Boardroom (Signed)

By MOZ-MIDDELTON, Jane and Mary Lee ZAWADSKI

Deerfield Beach, Fl.: Health Communications, Inc., 2002. "Sally Jessy Raphael's 'Red Eyeglass Series'"; "Strategies for survival"; signed by both authors AND Sally Jessy Raphael, all on title page; 207pp.. Signed by Authors. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket.

$35.00

Prayers for Rain
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Prayers for Rain

By LEHANE, Dennis

NY: Morrow, 1999. The first edition of this, the mystery writer's fifth book; 337pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

A Year With The Producers  (Signed)
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A Year With The Producers (Signed)

By DENMAN, Jeffry

New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 2002. "One actor's exhausting journey from 'Cats' to Mel Brooks' mega hit", in original wraps, with no hardcover edition; "A Theatre Arts Book"; signed by the author; foreword by Matthew Broderick; black & white photos; 187pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Photo-Illustrated.

$25.00

Crossing the River
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Crossing the River

By PHILLIPS, Caryl

New York: Knopf, 1994. Authors fifth novel; 237pp. This book was short-listed for the Booker Prize in the year of publication.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.00

Cambridge
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Cambridge

By PHILLIPS, Caryl

New York: Knopf, 1992. Authors fourth novel; 184pp. Beautiful, tight, clean copy. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$22.50

Starlight

By ELY, Scott

New York: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987. Authors first book; a novel of the Vietnam conflict; 195pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$19.00

No One Writes to the Colonel

By GARCIA-MARQUEZ, Gabriel

NY: Harper & Row, 1968. The second-state dustwrapper is priced clipped and shows a tiny chip at bottom of spine. Overall, a well above average copy of this, the first U.S. edition of this, the author's first book to be translated to English. In bright mustard, orange, blue and yellow Guy Fleming dustwrapper.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine -- Price-Clipped.

$475.00

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

Timequake

By VONNEGUT, Kurt

NY: Putnam, 1997. The first edition of this title. The book even includes Kigore Trout . . . an enjoyable read. 219 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$15.00

Killer Diller (Signed)

By EDGERTON, Clyde

NC: Algonquin Books, 1991. The first edition of this, the author's fourth book -- Inscribed, Signed and Dated in the year of publication by Mr. Edgerton. Beautiful copy of this book by the noted author of "Raney".. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$35.00

The Collector

By FOWLES, John

Boston: Little, Brown, 1963. Book shows a bit of sunning to spine. Overall, a tight, bright, clean copy of the first U.S. edition of of the author's first book. Fowles went on to write "The Magus", "The French Lieutenant's Woman" and other notable novels.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$95.00

Licorice (Inscr. and Signed)

By FRUCHT, Abby

MN: Graywolf Press, 1990. The first edition inscribed and signed on the title page by the author. The author's third book. 211 pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$27.50

Facing the Music

By BROWN, Larry

NC: Algonquin Books, 1988. An "As New" copy of the first edition of the highly-acclaimed author's first book -- a book of short stories. Larry Brown passed away in 2008.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$125.00