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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 Name of the World: A Novel
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The Name of the World: A Novel

By JOHNSON, Denis

NY: Harper, 2000. Bound in red and gray boards, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket. Remainder mark to bottom edge. 129 pp. novel re: the life of a professor in the Midwest. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$15.00

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

Time and Again

By FINNEY, Jack

NY: Simon and Schuster, 1970. Bound in black cloth, stamped in gold. In the first state dust jacket that maintains the $7.95 price to the bottom of the front panel of the dust jacket and has the numbr "20497" to the bottom of the back panel below the Frank Leslie illustration. Tight, clean copy of the true first edition of this classic Fantasy title. Not to be confused with "oft-quoted" BOMC first. This is in the heavy stock dustwrapper with no indication of book-of-the-month club on the front panel (it is on the very bottom of the rear panel). Ref.: Pringle 47. A very nice copy!. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$155.00

On Literature   (w/Signed Card)
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On Literature (w/Signed Card)

By ECO, Umberto

NY: Harcourt, 2004. Bound in tan boards, stamped in gold with matching dust jacket. An "as new" copy of this first U.S. edition of this important work. Laid in is a author-signed 3" X 5" card. 334 pp. . Signed Card. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$110.00

Baudolino   (Signed)
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Baudolino (Signed)

By ECO, Umberto

London: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, 2002. Bound in navy blue cloth with map endpapers and a matching colorful dust jacket. The first British edition of this later novel by the author of "The Name of the Rose". 522 pp. Signed by Mr. Eco on the title page. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$125.00

A Firing Offense (signed)

By PELECANOS, George

NY: St. Martin's, 1991. A tight, clean first edition of the noted mystery writer's first book. Which, like all of his novels deal with life on the mean streets of Washington, D.C. At least one of Pelecanos' mysteries is in the process of being filmed. Only flaw is a bit of minor scuffing to bottom of spine of dust wrapper and one tiny closed tear. Still a "tight", clean copy). Signed on the title page by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$145.00

The Club Dumas
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The Club Dumas

By Perez-Reverte, Arturo; Soto, Sonia (translator)

San Diego, CA, U.S.A.: Harcourt Trade Publishers, 1996. Tight, clean, unread copy of the first U.S. edition of this title. A great biblio-mystery. Basis for the movie, The Ninth Gate that starred Johnny Depp. 362 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

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

The Twenty-Seventh City   (Signed)
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The Twenty-Seventh City (Signed)

By FRANZEN, Jonathan

New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1988. Bound in black cloth and blue boards, stamped in bronze. Tiny red remainder dot to bottom edge. A beautiful copy of the authors first book; 517pp. SIgned on the title page by Mr. Franzen. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

$115.00

March   (Signed)
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March (Signed)

By BROOKS, Geraldine

New York: Viking, 2005. Bound in brown and yellow boards, stamped in gold, in matching dust jacket. Pulitzer Prize winner; authors second novel; 280pp. Beautiful, unread copy of the recent Prize winning book. Signed on the title page by the author.280 pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$40.00

Resuscitation of a Hanged Man

By JOHNSON, Denis

NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1991. The first U.S. edition of this, the author's fourth novel. Johnson is the author of "Angels" and "Fiskadoro". As new copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.00

A Sense of Where You Are - A Profile of Princeton's Bill Bradley (Signed)

By MCPHEE, John

NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1965. Endpapers professionally restored. The top of the spine of the book shows a tiny bit of discoloration. But, overall, a tight, clean copy of the first edition of this, McPhee's first book. Just a little darkening to extremes of dustwrapper (but no fading to spine). Scarce in this protected condition. A book about Bill Bradley at Princeton. Signed by the author (John McPhee) on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. Also, laid in is a clipped signature signed by the subject -- Bill Bradley. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/Near Fine.

$795.00

Birds of America

By MCCARTHY, Mary

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971. Bound in gold boards, stamped in blue in matching dust jacket; overall an outstanding copy of this McCarthy first edition; 344pp. The author was noted for her book, "The Group". . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

Harry and Tonto

By GREENFIELD, Josh / MAZURSKY, Paul

NY: Saturday Review Press, 1974. A little yellowing to front panel of dust jacket, but overall, a tight, clean copy of the first edition of the book that was the basis for the popular movie of the same name that starred Art Carney. 183 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++ Price-Clipped.

$65.00

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

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