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The Hours
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The Hours

By CUNNINGHAM, Michael

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.

$45.00

The Debt to Pleasure (Signed)

By LANCHESTER, John

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.

$55.00

Requiem for a Nun

By FAULKNER, William

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+.

$125.00

Barbizon Days: Millet, Corot, Rousseau, Barye (Signed)

By SMITH, Charles Sprague

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 front free endpaper. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket. Illus. by Photo-Illustrated.

$350.00

Cut Me In   (Signed Bookplate)
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Cut Me In (Signed Bookplate)

By Collins, Hunt (Pseudonym of Ed McBain)

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. 253 pp. Laid in is an author (Ed McBain) signed bookplate. . AUTHOR-SIGNED Bookplate. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.

$275.00

The Town
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The Town

By FAULKNER, William

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. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$125.00

Leaf Storm and Other Stories
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Leaf Storm and Other Stories

By GARCIA-MARQUEZ, G

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 Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$295.00

America and Cosmic Man
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America and Cosmic Man

By LEWIS, Wyndham

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 bright. 231 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$150.00

The Honourable Mr. Tawnish
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The Honourable Mr. Tawnish

By FARNOL, Jeffery

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. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$225.00

Tales of the South Pacific
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Tales of the South Pacific

By MICHENER, James

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 in this protected condition. Not listed in the Groseclose bibliography. For the Michener "completist".. Later Printing. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$195.00

Last of the Red Hot Lovers

By SIMON, Neil

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.

$55.00

Private Job Muggleston or Fun in the Army (Signed)

By HAMPSON, Walter ("Casey")

London: William Nicholson and Sons, 1916. Bound in greenish grey cloth stamped in gold and black. Covers show quite a bit of rubbing, but are overall in decent condition. The pages are in Very Good condition. This copy is #24/30 that is signed by the author on a special label affixed to the front pastedown that is stated "Author's Edition". The book (unsigned) is amazingly scarce. Signed - it is truly rare. The author was born in 1864 and died in 1932. Hard to find because most of the copies went to the troops in the trenches. 141 pp. + ads.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG/No Jacket. Signed, Limited Edition.

$450.00

The Stones of Summer
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The Stones of Summer

By MOSSMAN, Dow

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 that didn't become popular until a documentary was filmed by Mark Mosskowitz that had the director pursuing the elusive author. 552 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$495.00

The Stone Diaries
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The Stone Diaries

By SHIELDS, Carol

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.

$225.00

The Caine Mutiny    (Signed)
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The Caine Mutiny (Signed)

By WOUK, Herman

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 name. Overall, a tight, bright, clean copy in a most acceptable dustwrapper. Signed by Mr. Wouk on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++ Price-Clipped.

$1200.00

The Sea

By BANVILLE, John

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.

$85.00

Edwin Mullhouse, Life & Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 (Signed)

By MILLHAUSER, Steven

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.

$245.00

For Love of the King
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For Love of the King

By WILDE, Oscar

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. A three act play with an introductory note and a letter to "Mrs. Chan Toon". This copy is listed as the Second Edition (F'cap 8vo) . 1923" (title page verso); originally published in Great Britain in a limited edition in 1922, but it is indeed the first U.S. edition. Scarce in the dustwrapper and in this protected condition. 58 pp.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$650.00

Rebel Ranger

By MACDONALD, William Colt

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. VG++/VG+.

$145.00

Pirate Jean
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Pirate Jean

By KAUFFMAN, Reginald Wright

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+.

$250.00

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