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Sabbath's Theater

By ROTH, Philip

Boston, MA, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995. Dust jacket has one vertical crease to front flap. Overall, a great copy of the first edition of this National Book Award winning novel by Roth. 451 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$32.50

Interview With the Vampire
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Interview With the Vampire

By RICE, Anne

NY: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1976. The true first edition of the author's first book housed in the foil dustwrapper that just shows a bit slight bit of wear to front flap (a crease). Overall, a gorgeous copy of this book which is rarely found in this protected condition. Basis for the movie of the same name. 372 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$495.00

Just Looking - Essays on Art

By UPDIKE, John

NY: Knopf, 1989. Bound in black cloth, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket -- illustration of Updike perusing art. Tight, clean copy of this 210 pp. book on the prolific late author's essays on art. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.00

Six Crises (Signed - Autopen)

By NIXON, Richard

NY: Doubleday, 1962. Bound in light gray cloth, stamped in blue and gold. Dust jacket has a head shot of Nixon to the front panel. The first edition (stated) of this 460 pp. autobiography. Signed (presumably autopen) on a tipped in sheet between the front endpaper and the half title page. A tight, clean copy of this book in an unusually nice dust jacket (typically didn't hold up well). . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$55.00

Twilight Collector's Edition (The Twilight Saga)

By Meyer, Stephanie

Boston: Little, Brown, 2008. Bound in black cloth with color illustration on front panel of hands holding an apple. Housed in a fine custom slipcase. This is the limited Collector's edition published three years after the first edition. Author's auto-pen signature to title page. 498 pp. . Auto-Pen Signed. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published.

$125.00

Lie Down in Darkness (Signed)

By STYRON, William

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1951. Bound in brown cloth, stamped in gold. The second printing of the author's first book -- inscribed and signed on the title page. Dust jacket shows some minimal chipping to top edge -- but is overall bright and shows well. A tight, clean signed (on the title page) copy of this rather scarce book. 400 pp.. Signed by Author. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$135.00

The Reminiscences of Solar Pon

By DERLETH, August

Sauk City, WI: Mycroft and Moran, 1961. Bound in black cloth, stamped in silver in purple illustrated dust jacket. Jacket shows a bit of light yellowing to extremes and maintains the $3.50 price. Foreword by Anthony Boucher. 199 pp. Tiny bump to top edge. One of 2052 copies in the first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$75.00

Praed Street Papers

By DERLETH, August

NY: Candlelight Press, 1965. Bound in stiff yellow illustrated wraps in black and white dust jacket. A book that is a reference guide to Solar Pons with chapters about the beginning, the sources, etc. Contains two comic stories. A rather scarce work by Derleth on his fictional detective. The jacket maintains the $3.00 price. 82 pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$110.00

In Re: Sherlock Holmes

By DERLETH, August

Sauk City, WI: Mycroft and Moran, 1945. Bound in black cloth, stamped in red in matching illustrated dust jacket. Jacket is price-clipped and show one eraser sized chip to top of front panel -- but the book has no discernible flaws. Foreword by Vincent Starrett. 237 pp. ntroduction by Edgar W. Smith. Priced accordingly. One of 3604 copies in the first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$55.00

The Memoirs of Solar Pons

By DERLETH, August

Sauk City, WI: Mycroft and Moran, 1951. Bound in black cloth, stamped in yellow in matching illustrated dust jacket. Jacket shows a bit of light yellowing to extremes and maintains the $3.00 price. Contains the foreword by Ellery Queen. 245 pp. ntroduction by Edgar W. Smith. Priced accordingly. One of 2000 copies in the first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$75.00

The Adventure of the Orient Express

By DERLETH, August

NY: Candlelight Press, 1965. Bound in stiff yellow illustrated wraps in orange and brown dust jacket. A 60 pp. mystery book (the 57th Solar Pons / Dr. Parker adventure. n A rather scarce work by Derleth on his fictional detective. The jacket maintains the $3.00 price. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +.

$75.00

Bastard Out of Carolina
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Bastard Out of Carolina

By ALLISON, Dorothy

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Dutton, 1910. Overall, a tight, clean unread copy of the first edition of the author's first book. A bit hard to locate in this protected condition. Small first printing. 309 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.00

The Paperboy (Signed)

By DEXTER, Pete

NY: Random House, 1995. Tight, clean unread copy of this book. Another highly acclaimed novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning author (Paris Trout). Signed on the title page by Mr. Dexter. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$22.00

The Hunters: Two Short Novels    (Signed)
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The Hunters: Two Short Novels (Signed)

By MESSUD, Claire

NY: Harcourt, 2001. Tight, clean presumably unread copy of these two novellas. 181 pp. Highly acclaimed. Signed on the title page by the author. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$20.00

Winter's Bone
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Winter's Bone

By WOODRELL, Daniel

Boston, MA, U.S.A.: Little Brown & Company, 2006. A stunning, as new (unread) copy of the first edition of this book that was the basis for the now classic "Ozark" movie of the same name. The book is scarce and even more so in this protected condition. 193 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$75.00

Black Cherry Blues
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Black Cherry Blues

By BURKE, James Lee

Boston: Little Brown, 1989. A very nice copy of this mystery starring the inimitable Dave Robicheaux. The first edition WITHOUT the typical remainder mark to edges of pages. The Edgar Award winner for Best Mystery in year of publication. A tight, clean, presumably unread copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$40.00

The Seven Year Itch (Signed By Actress)

By AXELROD, George

NY: Random House, 1953. Bound in gray cloth, stamped in green with photo from play inset into front cover. Dust jacket shows one pencil eraser sized chip to top of front panel. Overall, a most acceptable copy of the first edition (stated) of this play that went on to become a very popular movie starring Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell. Inscribed and Signed by Vanessa Brown on the front free endpaper. She signs the book above her name as "The Girl". Signed in May of 1953. 149 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.

$95.00

The Poseidon Adventure

By GALLICO, Paul

NY: Coward-McCann, 1969. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold. The first edition of this title that went on to be a blockbuster movie that featired a host of stars. 347pp. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$45.00

A Purple Place for Dying
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A Purple Place for Dying

By MACDONALD, John D.

Phila: Lippincott, 1976. Bound in dark blue boards and cloth, stamped in silver. Very slight offsetting to front ffep. A tiny bit of scuffing to bottom front panel and one tiny closed tear. Overall, a tight, clean copy of the first edition of this Travis McGee first edition (I don't believe the book was ever read). There are no remainder marks. 204 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$245.00

Golden States
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Golden States

By CUNNINGHAM, Michael

NY: Crown, 1984. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to front pastedown (behind the flap of the dust jacket). The First edition of the author's first book. A crisp, clean copy of the first edition of the author's scarce first book (that he occasionally disavows). Cunningham is the author of the prize-winning book, The Hours. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$75.00

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