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1984
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1984

by Orwell, George; Jim Burns [Artist]; Joe Hill [Introduction]

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Artist Gift Edition
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Irvine, CA: Suntup Editions, 2021. Artist Gift Edition. Artist Gift Edition. One of 1,000 copies thus signed by artist Jim Burns. 328, [4] pp. Full cloth smyth sewn binding with two-hits foil stamping over cloth boards, in foil stamped dust jacket, housed in die cut silver paper covered slipcase. A Fine copy. In publisher's foam packaging, includes bookmark.
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1Q84
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1Q84

by Murakami, Haruki; Rubin, Jay [Translator]; Gabriel, Philip [Translator]

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Used - Near Fine
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First American Edition
ISBN 13
9780307593313
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0307593312
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. First American Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First American edition, first printing. Signed by Haruki Murakami in Japanese above his rubber-stamped name on a tipped in sheet. Near Fine with light rubbing to boards, faint reading creases to spine, light bumping to corners, in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket. A fantastic copy.
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Absalom, Absalom!
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Absalom, Absalom!

by Faulkner, William

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Used - Very Good+
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Signed Limited First Edition
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New York: Random House, 1936. Signed Limited First Edition. Very Good+. First edition, first printing. One of a limited 300 numbered copies specially bound & signed by the author. Bound in publisher's original patterned paper boards over green cloth spine lettered in gilt, top edges gilt. Very Good+ with tanning to covers and spine, top corners rubbed through, former owner bookplate to front free endpaper and contents tanned. A lovely copy.
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Absalom, Absalom!
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Absalom, Absalom!

by Faulkner, William

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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New York: Random House, 1936. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's black cloth red bands to boards and spine, spine and upper board lettered in gilt; top edge stained red. Near Fine with slight wear to cloth, rear inner hinge slightly exposed. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with lightly chipped crown, toned spine and light edge wear. A superb copy of William Faulkner's historical novel of the American South before, during and after the American Civil War.
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Absalom, Absalom!
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Absalom, Absalom!

by Faulkner, William

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First Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Random House, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good. Cloth lightly soiled. Small stain and small abrasion to top edge of page block and top edge of rear board. Hinge at rear slightly exposed, folding map intact. In a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's price of $2.50 intact, with toning and light soiling, rubbing at extremities and edge wear with chipping; the largest chip is smaller than 1/3-inch x less than 1/2-inch at the top of the front panel. A little worn, but still a nice example of the George Salter dust jacket.
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Across the River and Into the Trees
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Across the River and Into the Trees

by Hemingway, Ernest

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First Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. ("A" and seal on copyright page. First state jacket has yellow lettering to spine panel.) [xii], 308 pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering. Near Fine with gift inscription to former owner on front free endpaper, in Very Good price-clipped dust jacket with wear and bit of creasing along top edge, chip and wear along back panel bottom edge. Hemingway's penultimate novel.
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Across the River and into the Trees
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Across the River and into the Trees

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Like New
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. First edition, first printing, presentation issue. (Error "Papadopohi" on p. 21 uncorrected, as are two errors on pp. 24 and 80.) One of only 25 "advance" copies printed from uncorrected sheets and specially bound for presentation, as noted by David A. Randall (head of Scribner's rare book department at the time) on paste down before his signature. xii, 308 pp. Publisher's dark blue buckram cloth stamped in gilt. Fine with bright gilt. Housed in a custom chemise slipcase. A rarity and perennial "stopper" for Hemingway collectors in excellent condition.
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Across the River and Into the Trees
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Across the River and Into the Trees

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Used
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First edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950. First edition. First edition. ("A" and seal on copyright page. Second state jacket has orange lettering to spine panel. Not an advance copy, so error corrected on pg. 21.) [xii], 308 pp. Bound in publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering. Near Fine in Very Good+ unclipped dust jacket with light edge wear, spine panel slightly sunned.
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Adela Cathcart
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Adela Cathcart

by MacDonald, George

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Used - Good
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Boston: Loring, Publisher, 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First American edition. (Shaberman 17; he was uncertain about date. Apparently some copies also have tissue-guarded author frontispiece and ads at rear. This one doesn't; priority unknown.) 423 pp. Original brick red cloth with gilt lettering. Good condition with cloth thoroughly mottled with age, frayed at head and tail, spine lettering rubbed. Front hinge splitting at edges, still intact, though. Tiny contemporary owner inscription on front flyleaf. Light occasional internal foxing.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Twain, Mark [Samuel Clemens]

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition, Second Printing
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Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Company, 1876. First Edition, Second Printing. Near Fine. First edition, second printing, BAL issue A, printed on laid paper. Bound in publisher's blue cloth decorated in black and gilt; all edges gilt. Contents on verso of preface, with the following mispagination present: p. [IX] mispaged XII; p. [X] mispaged XIII; p. [XII] mispaged XVI. Near Fine with light fraying to cloth at corner and spine ends, spine darkened. Front and rear inner hinges slightly exposed, owner name and small bookplate to front endsheet. Pages toned. A fantastic copy of the classic American novel, housed in a custom half-leather slipcase, with leather dried and lacking some chips and cloth lifted along bottom edge. BAL 3369.
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The African Queen
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The African Queen

by Forester, C. S.

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Light rubbing to extremities; light staining to top edge of page block. Light foxing to pages, chip missing from bottom corner of last page. A lovely copy of the book served as the basis for the movie bearing the same name, starring Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn.
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Aftermath of Lengthy Rejection Slip (with Signed Publisher's Prospectus)
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Aftermath of Lengthy Rejection Slip (with Signed Publisher's Prospectus)

by Bukowski, Charles

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Used - Very Good
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First Edition
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Paperback
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Norristown, PA: Blackrose Editions, 1983. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Copy 45 of 150 numbered copies issued along with 26 lettered copies; signed by Bukowski in black ink on back cover with heart-shaped sun, dog, flower (?), and lil' Buk doodles. 10.5" x 15" Large single sheet folded to create four pages. First book publication of a story originally published in Story magazine in 1944. Near Fine with very faint stain on top edge of front cover. A nice copy. Includes Bukowski's recollections of the publication of the story on the rear cover and a reproduction of one of Story editor Whit Burnett's letters on front cover as well as the complete story.Also includes the publisher's prospectus for this limited edition, signed by Bukowski on the front cover (number 1 of 15 such copies), hand-drawn Buk with jug doodle on verso.
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Ake: The Years of Childhood
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Ake: The Years of Childhood

by Soyinka, Wole

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Used - Near Fine
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First American Edition
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New York: Random House, 1982. First American Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First American edition. Signed by Wole Soyinka on title page. [vi], 230, [2] pp. Black cloth over green paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gilt. Near Fine with former owner's name written on front free endpaper, light reading wear, in Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with faintly sunned spine panel. The Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian playwright and poet's autobiography of his childhood, one of his most popular books.
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Alay-Oop
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Alay-Oop

by Gropper, William

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Coward, McCann, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Signed by William Gropper in black ink on title page, inscribed to former owner. Bound in publisher's orange cloth with blue lettering. Very Good, lacking dust jacket. Binding professionally repaired, now sturdy and tight. A few creased pages. Spine a bit darkened and scratched, small stain on front cover, cloth worn at edges. A circus-acrobat-themed graphic novel by a notable radical American artist and illustrator. It has been hailed by historians of the graphic novel as being one of the best early examples of the form. Especially rare signed.
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Albert Angelo
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Albert Angelo

by Johnson, B.S.

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Used
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First Edition
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London: Constable, 1964. First Edition. First edition. 180 pp. Bound in publisher's black cloth with gilt spine lettering. Slight bowing to boards, former owner's name written on front free endpaper, in a Near Fine dust jacket, tiny tear along bottom edge of front panel, vertical crease to spine panel. A nice copy of the British author's second experimental novel, which features two "textual windows"-- strips cut out of pages 149-152.
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Alec Forbes of Howglen
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Alec Forbes of Howglen

by MacDonald, George

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First THUS
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Hardcover
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London: Hurst & Blackett, 1867. First THUS. Hardcover. Signed by George MacDonald on half title, inscribed to George Bogue. First one-volume edition. (With correct printer info of J. Childs and Son. Shaberman 20.) 440, (4)pp. Original green cloth with gilt spine stamping, front blindstamped. Good+ with a cocked spine, cloth worn and a bit frayed along edges, exposed tips, some foxing and thumbing, hinges very tender. Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll called this novel "very enjoyable, and the character of Annie Anderson is one of the most delightful I have ever met with in fiction." A scarce signed work by the Scottish Victorian novelist who helped create the genre of fantasy.
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The Alexandria Quartet (Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive & Clea)
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The Alexandria Quartet (Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive & Clea)

by Durrell, Lawrence

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Used - Very Good
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Signed Limited Edition
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Hardcover
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London: Faber and Faber, 1962. Signed Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed limited edition, and first single-volume edition. Copy number 88 of 500 copies, signed by Lawrence Durrell. Near Fine with cloth lightly rubbed at extremities and faintly faded at the spine; small, faint scrapes to edge of page block at early pages. In acetate wrapper which toned and dimpled at the spine. In a Very Good publisher's slipcase which is lightly rubbed at the extremities, and darkened unevenly along the edges. The first single-volume edition of Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet, containing the novels Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive and Clea; Signed by the author.
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The Alexandria Quartet: Justine, Balthazar, Montolive & Clea
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The Alexandria Quartet: Justine, Balthazar, Montolive & Clea

by Durrell, Lawrence

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Used - Near Fine
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Signed Limited Edition
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New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1962. Signed Limited Edition. Near Fine. Signed limited edition; number 167 of a limited 199 copies signed by Lawrence Durrell. Bound in publisher's marbled paper-covered boards over blue cloth spine lettered in gilt; lacking acetate wrapper and slipcase. Near Fine with light rubbing to binding, minor sunning to spine. Evidence of bookplate removal to first blank sheet. Three-quarter-inch exposure to front inner hinge at bottom. Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet, containing the novels Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive and Clea; Signed by the author.
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Alfie
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Alfie

by Naughton, Bill

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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London: Macgibbon & Kee, 1966. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Near Fine with toning ton pages, in a Near Fine dust jacket with light wear, fading to red ink on spine and light rippling to rear panel; toning to blank verso. Laid in is a handwritten letter signed by the author.
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Alien Souls
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Alien Souls

by Abdullah, Achmed; [Alexander Nicholayevitch Romanoff]

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Used
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First edition
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New York: The James A. McCann Company, 1922. First edition. First edition. [viii], 248 pp. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with navy lettering. Near Fine with tiny closed tear in Table of Contents, slight lean to spine, small stain to rear gutter, in Very Good+ dust jacket with rubbing along edges, light wear, unclipped ($1.75). Rare in jacket. Stories set in various foreign lands with fantasy and adventure themes.
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