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The Flying Islands Of The Night

by Riley, James Whitcomb

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Published
1892
Condition
Fine in Poor dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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$190.00

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Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Co.. Fine in Poor dust jacket. 1892. First Edition. Cloth. A just about fine first edition, Binding variant B, S cloth, bicolor, maroon at top, brown at bottom, top edges gilt. Printing 1, signature marks 2 - 6 on the outside of gatherings, BAL 16587. Dust jacket fragments included, lacking spine but front and… Read more
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The Winter Of Our Discontent - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Steinbeck, John

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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$249.00

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New York: Viking. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1961. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A close to near fine first printing of the first edition, extremities of blue cloth boards and spine lightly sunned. Very Good dust jacket. The first regular issue, following a limited issue. Goldstone/Payne A38b; Steinbeck's powerful novel of Ethan Hawley who… Read more
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Sweet Thursday - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Steinbeck, John

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Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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$329.00

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New York: The Viking Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1954. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A handsome first printing of the first edition, beige cloth, top edges stained red. Near Fine condition in a bright, better than Very Good, colored pictorial dust jacket, minor edge wear. Goldstone/Payne A33b; Steinbeck's colorful sequel to "Cannery Row".… Read more
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Pretty Boy Floyd - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by McMurtry, Larry and Diana Ossana

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
ISBN
9780671891657
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$65.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0671891650 . A Fine first printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket, signed by authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana. Previous owner's inscription on ffep; ; 444 pages .
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The Black Book - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Pamuk, Orhan

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
ISBN
9780374113940
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$550.00

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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0374113947 . A most attractive first American edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, signed by author and Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk directly on the title page; Nobel Prize winner Pamuk's story of Istanbul… Read more
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$550.00
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The White Castle - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Pamuk, Orhan

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
ISBN
9780807612644
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$550.00

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New York: George Braziller. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1991. 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0807612642 . A stunning first American edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, signed by author and Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk directly on the title page; A young Italian scholar sailing from Venice to… Read more
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Strange News From Another Star

by Hesse, Hermann

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st US Edition; First Printing
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$430.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1972. 1st US Edition; First Printing. Cloth. An attractive Farrar, Straus and Giroux edition and first edition in English in its first printing, about Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, a hint of fading to edges; In 1919, seven of the these stories of Nobel Laureate Hesse… Read more
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Soul Of The Age; Selected Letters Of Hermann Hesse 1891 - 1962

by Hesse, Hermann

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780374126124
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$79.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0374126127 . An attractive Farrar, Straus and Giroux edition in its first printing, Fine condition in about Fine dust-jacket, a hint of sunning to spine; Soul of the Age contains nearly 300 letters of Hesse's correspondence of more than… Read more
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Crisis; Pages From A Diary

by Hesse, Hermann

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Published
1975
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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$210.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1975. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. An attractive Farrar, Straus & Giroux edition in its first printing, Fine condition with only minute traces of foxing in Fine dust-jacket. The collection of poems, writting during the same period as Steppenwolf, was first published in 1928 in a… Read more
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$210.00
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Snow - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Pamuk, Orhan

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Published
2004
Condition
As New in As New dust jacket
Edition
1st US Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780375406973
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$99.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. As New in As New dust jacket. 2004. 1st US Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0375406972 . A stunning first American edition/first printing in As New condition in alike dust-jacket; Ka, a Turkish poet who has spent 12 years in political exile in Germany, returns to his homeland on a mission. He is… Read more
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$99.00
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Timeline

by Crichton, Michael

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780679444817
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$54.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0679444815 . An handsome first trade edition/first prining in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; Michael Crichton's tale opens on the threshold of the twenty-first century. It is a world of exploding advances on the frontiers of technology. Information moves instantly between… Read more
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Cup Of Gold

by Steinbeck, John

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Published
1936
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
Second Edition
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$980.00

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New York: Covici Friede Publishers. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1936. Second Edition. Cloth. The second edition in stunning Fine condition with blue cloth and bright gilt stamping on spine, in equally Fine dust jacket with addition of "AUTHOR OF 'MICE AND MEN'", no mention of Covici-Friede on jacket spine and without published price of $2.50. Goldstone/Payne… Read more
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El Otoño Del Patriarca [later Translated Into The Autumn Of The Patriarch]

by García Márquez, Gabriel

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Published
1975
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9788401301551
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$430.00

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Barcelona: Plaza & Janes, S. A.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1975. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 8401301556 . A charming first edition/first printing, olive green cloth, white and gilt stamped on the spine. Very Nearly Fine condition, little rubbed with minute traces of foxing to endpapers in equally Fine dust-wrapper with original wrap-around band in publisher's… Read more
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The Divide - 1st UK Edition/1st Printing

by Evans, Nicholas

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition
1st UK Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
ISBN
9780593045268
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$34.00

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London: Bantam Press. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 2005. 1st UK Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0593045262 . A most attractive first British edition/first printing in Very Fine condition in alike dust-wrapper. Boldly SIGNED by author Nicholas Evans directly on the title page; Acclaimed author Nicholas Evans tells the story of something badly amiss with… Read more
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Beatrice And Virgil - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Martel, Yann

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9781400069262
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$34.00

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New York: Spiegel & Grau. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 2010. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1400069262 . A stunning first US edition, first printing in unread Very Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; "When Henry receives a letter from an elderly taxidermist, it poses a puzzle that he cannot resist. As he is pulled further into the… Read more
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Their Ancient Glittering Eyes; Remembering Poets And More Poets - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Hall, Donald

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780899199795
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$29.00

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New York: Ticknor & Fields. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0899199798 . First edition/first printing in unread, about Fine condition in alike dust jacket, lightly rubbed; .
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The Winter Of Our Discontent

by Steinbeck, John

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Published
1995
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
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$79.00

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New York: Book-Of-The-Month Club. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. A very beautiful Book-of-the-Month Club edition in Fine condition in alike, very bright dustjacket; Steinbeck's powerful novel of Ethan Hawley who struggles to provide for his family. The Great Depression hits his family hard and he must start from the bottom, working as a produce … Read more
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The General In His Labyrinth - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by García Márquez, Gabriel

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
ISBN
9780394582580
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$1,350.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0394582586 . A Fine first printing of the first American edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket. Signed by Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez directly on the title page; Gabriel García Márquez’s most political novel is the biography… Read more
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Homebush Boy: A Memoir - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Keneally, Thomas

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
ISBN
9780340606841
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$79.00

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London: Hodder & Stoughton. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0340606843 . A very handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket. Minor bump to front top corner of book and small tear to top spine of dustjacket. SIGNED by author Thomas Keneally directly on title page;… Read more
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Of Love And Other Demons [del Amor Y Otros Demonios] - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by García Márquez, Gabriel

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
ISBN
9780679438533
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$1,870.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 067943853X . A beautiful first US edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust jacket. Signed by Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez directly on the title page; In an 18th century South American seaport, twelve year… Read more
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