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cover of The Intuitionist

The Intuitionist

by Whitehead, Colson

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
Book Club Edition
ISBN
9780385492997
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£12.31

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New York: Anchor books/Doubleday, 1999. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Author's impressive debut novel. In grey boards with black spine and silver gilt to spine. Little Free Library stamp to page following copyright, otherwise, sharp corners, clean interior and tight binding. Jacket is unclipped with light wear and no price.
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cover of The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad

by Whitehead, Colson

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
2016
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780385542364
Item Price
£16.41

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New York: Doubleday , 2016. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The author's National Book and Pulitzer Prize winning book. First Edition stated with full number line 1-10. In black boards with light ding to bottom front corner. Clean interior and tight binding. Jacket is unclipped with light wear. Oprah's Book Club Selection sticker to front… Read more
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cover of The Intuitionist

The Intuitionist

by Whitehead, Colson

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780385492997
Item Price
£41.02

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New York: Anchor books/Doubleday, 1999. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Author's impressive debut novel. First Edition stated with full number line down to and including 1. In grey boards with black spine and silver foil. Sharp corners, clean interior and tight binding - obviously unread. Jacket is unclipped and beautiful.
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cover of Beloved

Beloved

by Morrison, Toni

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1987
Condition
Fair
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780394535975
Item Price
£20.51

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Fair/Very Good. First Edition stated. In linen cloth with silver foil to illustration on front board and type on spine. Rubbing to bottom corners and small remainder mark to top page ends. Jacket is unclipped ($18.95) with edgewear/scuffing, chip to top rear corner and pale moisture stain… Read more
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cover of Giovanni's Room

Giovanni's Room

by Baldwin, James

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1961
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition Thus/5th Printing
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£41.02

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New York : Apollo Editions/Dial Press, 1961. First Edition Thus/5th Printing. Paperback.. Fair/N/A. One of the classics of gay literature. An early printing of the first trade paperback edition with same cover as the hardcover edition. Some creasing to front cover and spine, scuffing/abrasions, inked out price and scar along spine edge of front cover. A couple smudges… Read more
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cover of The Color Purple

The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1982
Condition
Good
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780151191536
Item Price
£147.67

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Good /Fair. A First Printing of the author's highly acclaimed novel with First Edition stated and with correct letter sequence BCDE on copyright page. In ivory boards with purple spine cloth and silver type(a little dulled). Corners still pretty sharp, though all dinged and/or split. Some… Read more
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cover of You Can't Keep A Good Woman Down

You Can't Keep A Good Woman Down

by Walker, Alice

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1981
Condition
Good
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780151997541
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£20.51

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. First Editon stated with correct letter sequence for this publisher and date. In mauve boards, ivory cloth to spine and gilt. Foxing to page ends and a few spots to spine cloth as well mostly at ends. Jacket is unclipped ($10.95) and glossy with fading… Read more
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cover of Every Day is for the Thief

Every Day is for the Thief

by Cole, Teju

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780812995787
Item Price
£20.51

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New York: Random House, 2014. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Signed by author.. First US Edition stated with full number line 9-1. A beautiful copy with white boards and red foil type to spine. Signed by author on title page. Unclipped jacket has slight fading to spine.
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cover of The Stone Sky

The Stone Sky

by Jemisin, N. K.

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
2017
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780316229241
Item Price
£41.02

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New York: Orbit, 2017. First US Edition/First Printing. Paperback. Very Good/N/A. The third book in the magnificent Broken Earth trilogy. The true First Edition (stated) with full number line 10-1. A beautiful copy that appears unread with just some creasing to bottom front corner.
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cover of The Obelisk Gate

The Obelisk Gate

by Jemisin, N. K.

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
2016
Condition
Good
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780316229265
Item Price
£41.02

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New York: Orbit, 2016. First US Edition/First Printing. Paperback. Good/N/A. The second book in the magnificent Broken Earth trilogy. The true First Edition (stated) with full number line 10-1. Some creasing to spine and edge/corner wear with some small creases.
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cover of Jazz

Jazz

by Morrison, Toni

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition Thus/First Printing
ISBN
9780679411674
Item Price
£8.20

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First US Edition Thus/First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Trade Edition stated. In black cloth with gilt. Ding to bottom rear corner. Jacket is unclipped with slight fading to name on spine. One 1/4 inch tear to bottom of rear panel. Appears unread.
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cover of The Color Purple

The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition/2nd Printing
ISBN
9780151191536
Item Price
£164.08

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982. First US Edition/2nd Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Second Printing of the author's highly acclaimed novel with printing sequence 'BCDE' on copyright page and no statement of edition. In ivory boards with purple spine cloth and silver type. Vertical crease to spine which is very slightly cocked. Some small stains to bottom… Read more
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cover of If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

by Baldwin, James

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1974
Condition
Good
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780803741690
Item Price
£164.08

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New York: The Dial Press, 1974. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. First Printing stated of the author's magnificent novel. In orange cloth with gilt titling to spine. Top page ends tinted yellow. Spine slightly cocked. An ex-library with minimal markings: Tape shadows to tops and bottoms of boards and free endpapers; sticker shadow, a couple very… Read more
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cover of The Water Dancer

The Water Dancer

by Coates, Ta-Nehisi

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
2019
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition/1st Printing
ISBN
9780399590597
Item Price
£9.84

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New York: One World, 2019. First US Edition/1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition stated and full number line down to and including 1. In blue boards with black spine. Small split to bottom of spine, otherwise in great shape. Jacket is unclipped with with slight ripple to top of front panel and some wear at corners… Read more
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cover of Wild Seed

Wild Seed

by Butler, Octavia E.

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1980
Condition
Fair
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780385151603
Item Price
£147.67

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1980. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Fair/Good. The prequel to her beloved Patternist novels. First Edition stated. An ex-library copy with cocked spine in red boards with white type. Edge and corner wear with creasing and dent to bottom front corner. Adhesive remanants to pastedowns with stickers to rear as well. Library… Read more
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cover of The Water Dancer

The Water Dancer

by Coates, Ta-Nehisi

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
2019
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First US Edition/1st Printing
ISBN
9780399590597
Item Price
£9.84

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New York: One World, 2019. First US Edition/1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First Edition stated and full number line down to and including 1. In blue boards with black spine. A few marks to top page ends. Jacket is unclipped with edgewear, creasing and rubbing. Short tear to bottom rear corner.
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cover of Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me

by Coates, Ta-Nehisi

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
2015
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780812993547
Item Price
£65.63

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New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2015. First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Fair/Good. First Edition stated and full number line down to and including 1. Top front corner bumped/split withlight edgewear. A few page corners are creased and there is an apparent coffee spill to front page ends that goes for about 2/3 the thickness of text block and is… Read more
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cover of If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

by Baldwin, James

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First US Edition Thus/1st Printing
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£20.51

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New York: Signet/New American Library , 1975. First US Edition Thus/1st Printing . Paperback. Very Good +/N/A. First Printing stated with full number line 1-9. Some vertical creases to spine from reading which is slightly cocked. Book still glossy - Very Good +.
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cover of Clay's Ark

Clay's Ark

by Butler, Octavia E.

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Book Club Edition
Item Price
£29.53

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. In black boards with mauve type to spine which is very slightly cocked. Very faint spotting to top page ends. Interior clean with tight binding. Jacket has some edgwear/nicks, scuffing, marks and scratches with a very faded spine.
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cover of Children of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone

by Adeyemi, Tomi

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
2018
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9781250170972
Item Price
£13.13

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New York: Henry Holt and Company , 2018. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First Edition stated with full number line down to and including 1. In black pictorial boards with gilt and silver foil. Ding to bottom of rear corner. Jacket is unclipped. Appears unread.
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