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The Hours

by CUNNINGHAM, Michael

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374172893
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$45.00

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NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1998. This is a tight, clean unread copy of this novel that went on to win both the Pulitzer Prize for Literature and the Pen/Faulkner Award. The author's fourth book. By the author of "A Home at the End of the World" and "Flesh and Blood".. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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The Debt to Pleasure (Signed)

by LANCHESTER, John

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Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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NY: Henry Holt, 1996. An "as new" copy in pictorial boards and "cut out" dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the publisher's bookplate affixed to the half-title page. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Requiem for a Nun

by FAULKNER, William

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Published
1951
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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NY: Random House, 1951. Dustwrapper shows a light bit of fading to spine and two tape ghost marks to top and bottom of the front flap. The dustwrapper is the first state with the $3.00 price present. Overall, a most acceptable first edition of this novel in the form of a play.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.
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Barbizon Days: Millet, Corot, Rousseau, Barye (Signed)

by SMITH, Charles Sprague

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Published
1906
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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NY: A. Wessels, 1906. Bound in decorated tan cloth, stamped in kelly green and gold with an illustration on the front panel. TEG, Many illustrations of art and photographs by the author. Each plate has a corresponding printed tissue sheet protecting the print. A most attractive copy, Inscribed and Signed by the author and dated 7 June 1907 on the… Read more
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Cut Me In (Signed Bookplate)

by Collins, Hunt (Pseudonym of Ed McBain)

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Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$275.00

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NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1954. The book is tight and clean and appears to be unread. The previous owner reinforced the dust jacket at the top and bottom creases, causing a shadow on the front of the dust jacket, in other words -- it protected the jacket -- but at a cost. The first edition of the author's first hardcover mystery.… Read more
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The Town

by FAULKNER, William

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Published
1957
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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NY: Random House, 1957. Slight erasure mark to front free endpaper. This book is in the rust colored binding with the top edge stained green. The dustwrapper maintains the $3.95 price. A tight, clean copy of this, the second novel in the Snopes Trilogy. A bit hard to locate in this protected condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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$125.00
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Leaf Storm and Other Stories

by GARCIA-MARQUEZ, G

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$295.00

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NY: Harper & Row, 1972. Only flaw is a tiny bit of spotting to tope edge. Overall, an amazingly bright, clean copy of the first first U.S. edition of the author's first book (the third to be published in this country -- after No One Writes to the Colonel and One Hundred Years of Solitude).. First American Edition. Hard… Read more
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America and Cosmic Man

by LEWIS, Wyndham

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Published
1948
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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London: Nicholson and Watson, 1948. The first edition/second binding of this title. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in black. A treatise on the "melting pot" that is America. Dust jacket shows a bit of wear to spine ends and one scratch to middle of spine, but is overall, a tight, clean copy and the dustwrapper is unusually… Read more
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The Honourable Mr. Tawnish

by FARNOL, Jeffery

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Published
1913
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$225.00

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Boston: Little, Brown, 1913. A brilliant copy bound in lavender cloth, stamped in gold. It looks as if it was bound yesterday! In a pink dustwrapper, stamped in gold that's only flaw is light fading to spine (but still certainly readable). The author's fourth novel re: London Society. A stunning copy. . First American Edition.… Read more
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$225.00
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Tales of the South Pacific

by MICHENER, James

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Published
1974
Condition
VG++
Edition
Later Printing
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$195.00

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Taiwan: Taiwan Piracy, 1974. Bound in black patterned boards, stamped in silver. This is a pure Taiwan priracy edition in dustwrapper. It was copied from the Fawcett paperback edition -- but it has a nice dust jacket (with illustration from the front and back panels of the paperback edition. A very scarce Michener collectible -- downright rare… Read more
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Last of the Red Hot Lovers

by SIMON, Neil

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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NY: Random House, 1970. Bound in pink boards with black cloth spine. Unusually tight, clean copy of this book that oftentimes shows a lot of wear (both to the book and the dust jacket). A great copy of thiis early Neil Simon play. 100 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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The Stones of Summer

by MOSSMAN, Dow

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$495.00

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NY: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972. Bound in grey boards, stamped in silver. The book is tight and clean and appears to never have been read. The dustwrapper shows a closed tear to top of front panel and some wear to the top of the rear panel including a pencil-eraser sized chip. Overall, a most acceptable copy of this book… Read more
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The Stone Diaries

by SHIELDS, Carol

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394223629
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$225.00

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Toronto: Random House of Canada, 1993. Beautiful, crisp, clean, unread copy of the true first edition of this book that was the winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the Governor's General Award and the National Book Critics Award. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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The Caine Mutiny (Signed)

by WOUK, Herman

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Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$1,200.00

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NY: Doubleday, 1951. Book shows one nickel-sized bump to the bottom (middle) of the front panel. The dustwrapper is price-clipped and is the second state (with just The City Boy listed on the blurb on the back panel). This is the true first edition (stated) of this rather scarce Wouk that was the basis for the movie of the same… Read more
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The Sea

by BANVILLE, John

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Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Proof
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$85.00

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NY: Knopf, 2006. The Proof copy of this year's surprise winner of the Booker Prize. Proof states on front cover that it was shortlisted for the Booker Prize -- so this was released before the book won the award. . Proof. Printed Wraps. Near Fine/No Jacket. Advance Uncorrected Proof.
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$85.00
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Edwin Mullhouse, Life & Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 (Signed)

by MILLHAUSER, Steven

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$245.00

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NY: Knopf, 1972. A beautiful copy of the first edition of the Pulitzer Prize winning author's first book. Scarce in this protected condition. Signed on a bookplate affixed to the second free endpaper. . AUTHOR-SIGNED Bookplate. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$245.00
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For Love of the King

by WILDE, Oscar

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Published
1923
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$650.00

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NY: Putnam, 1923. Previous owner's inscription to front pastedown (completely hidden by front flap of dustwrapper). Bound in grey boards with blue cloth spine. Dustwrapper shows a bit of darkening to spine and light chipping to spine ends but is in beautiful condition overall. This is the true first U.S. edition of this title in the original dustwrapper. … Read more
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Rebel Ranger

by MACDONALD, William Colt

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Published
1943
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$145.00

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NY: Doubleday Doran, 1943. Previous owner's unreadable stamp on top edge of book and on title page. Bound in red cloth, stamped in black. Dustwrapper is in great condition save for a tiny chip to bottom of spine (not affecting any text). A most acceptable first edition of a scarce MacDonald western. . First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Pirate Jean

by KAUFFMAN, Reginald Wright

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Published
1930
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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NY: Macaulay, 1930. Dustwrapper shows two chips (both to back panel) and none affecting any text). The first edition of this historical novel about the pirate Jean LaFitte. The author was a prolific writer in the early 20th Century. Great dustwrapper art work. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.
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Fellowship of Fear

by ELKINS, Aaron J

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Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$375.00

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NY: Walker, 1982. Endpapers restored and book tightened. The scarce first edition of the author's first book that introduced Professor Gideon Oliver. A tight, clean copy in dustwrapper. Uncommon in this protected condition. 211 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.
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