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In the Country of Last Things.

by AUSTER, Paul

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Orpheus Books
Published
1987.
Condition
Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780670814459
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Viking, 1987. Signed on the title page by the author. First edition / First printing. Gold cloth spine, gold paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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$75.00
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The Place of the Dead Roads.

by BURROUGHS, William S

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Orpheus Books
Published
1984.
Condition
Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Sharp clean copy.
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780030632563
Item Price
$85.00

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New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1984. First edition / First printing. Ochre cloth spine, gray paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Sharp clean copy. The second book in the Red Night Trilogy.
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$85.00
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The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials Book One.

by PULLMAN, Philip

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Orpheus Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780679879244
Item Price
$85.00

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New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1996 First U.S. edition / First printing. Navy cloth spine, navy paper-covered boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. Published in the U.K. as the Northern Lights. The first book in Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy. Winner of the 1995 Carnegie Medal. Winner of the 2007 Carnegie of Carnegies Award.
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$85.00
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Tours of the Black Clock.

by ERICKSON, Steve

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Orpheus Books
Published
1989.
Condition
Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
Edition
First British edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780671700003
Item Price
$40.00

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London: Simon & Schuster 1989. Signed on the half-title page by the author. First British edition / First printing. Black cloth spine, black paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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$40.00
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Anansi Boys.

by GAIMAN, Neil

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Orpheus Books
Published
2005.
Condition
Near fine in about fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780060515188
Item Price
$70.00

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New York: William Morrow & Company, 2005. Signed by Neil Gaiman on the dedication page. First edition / First printing. Black paper-covered spine, black paper-covered boards. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
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$70.00
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Lincoln in the Bardo.

by SAUNDERS, George

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Orpheus Books
Published
2017.
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780812995343
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: Random House, 2017. Signed in black by George Saunders, with a drawing in red and silver of a ghost hanging from the end of his signature, with a red thought bubble around a peace sign, on a page bound in by the publisher. First edition / First printing. Black paper-covered spine, slate paper-covered boards. Fine in fine… Read more
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$100.00
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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet.

by MITCHELL, David

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Orpheus Books
Published
2010.
Condition
Very fine in a very fine slipcase.
Edition
First edition / First printing. Limited edition. Number 155 of 5
ISBN
9780340921562
Item Price
$250.00

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London: Sceptre, 2010. Signed by the author on the colophon. First edition / First printing. Limited edition. Number 155 of 500 copies. Illustrated paper-covered boards. Very fine in a very fine slipcase.
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$250.00
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The Yiddish Policemen's Union.

by CHABON, Michael

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Orpheus Books
Published
2007.
Condition
Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780007149827
Item Price
$50.00

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New York: HarperCollins, 2007. Signed by the author on the title page. First edition / First printing. White paper spine, black paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel, The Nebula Award for Best Novel and the Sidewise Award for Alternate History.
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$50.00
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Mr. Vertigo.

by AUSTER, Paul

Seller
Orpheus Books
Published
1994.
Condition
Very fine.
Edition
First edition / First printing. Special ABA edition.
ISBN
9780670852093
Item Price
$35.00

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New York: Viking, 1994. Signed by the author on the title page. First edition / First printing. Special ABA edition. Illustrated wrappers. Very fine.
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$35.00
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Man in the Dark.

by AUSTER, Paul

Seller
Orpheus Books
Published
2008.
Condition
Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780805088397
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Henry Holt & Comapny, 2008. Signed on the title page by Paul Auster and dated 9/18/08. First edition / First printing. Black paper spine, white paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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$40.00
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Tenth of December: Stories.

by SAUNDERS, George

Seller
Orpheus Books
Published
2013.
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780812993806
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Random House, 2013. First edition / First printing. White paper-covered boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. Winner of the 2013 Story Prize. Winner of the 2013 Pen / Malamud Award. Winner of the 2014 Folio Prize. Chosen as one of the 10 Best Books of 2013 by the New York Times Book Review. Number 22… Read more
Item Price
$75.00
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Cat's Cradle.

by VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr

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Orpheus Books
Published
1963.
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition / First printing. First state with green topstain.
Item Price
$7,500.00

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New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1963. Signed by the author as Kurt Vonnegut Jr. in an early hand. He dropped the Jr. after his father's death in the early 1970's. First edition / First printing. First state with green topstain. Green cloth, with blue front board. Fine in fine dust jacket. An beautiful copy of a cheaply made… Read more
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$7,500.00
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Slaughterhouse-Five Or The Children's Crusade.

by VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr

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Orpheus Books
Published
1969.
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. A remarkably fresh and attractive copy, with just a hint of toning to the spine of this fragile dust j
Edition
First edition / First printing.
Item Price
$6,000.00

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New York: Delacorte, 1969. Signed on the haf-title page by the author. First edition / First printing. Blue cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket. A remarkably fresh and attractive copy, with just a hint of toning to the spine of this fragile dust jacket. The author's breakthrough masterpiece. After twenty years of struggling for critical and popular success,… Read more
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$6,000.00
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World's End.

by BOYLE, T. Coraghessan. [T. C. Boyle]

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Orpheus Books
Published
1987. Signed by the author.
Condition
Very fine.
Edition
First edition / First printing. Uncorrected proof.
ISBN
9780670814893
Item Price
$225.00

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New York: Viking, 1987. Signed by the author. First edition / First printing. Uncorrected proof. Brown printed wrappers. Very fine. Since the mid 1990's Boyle has declined to sign proofs. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner award.
Item Price
$225.00
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Slapstick.

by VONNEGUT, Kurt

Seller
Orpheus Books
Published
1976.
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780385289443
Item Price
$750.00

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(n.p.): Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1976. Signed on the half-title page by the author. First edition / First printing. Navy cloth, Fine in fine dust jacket.
Item Price
$750.00
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Deadeye Dick.

by VONNEGUT, Kurt

Seller
Orpheus Books
Published
1982.
Condition
Near fine, slight fading to top and bottom board edges, in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First trade edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780440017806
Item Price
$450.00

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New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1982. Signed by Kurt Vonnegut on the front free endpaper. First trade edition / First printing. Blue cloth. Near fine, slight fading to top and bottom board edges, in fine dust jacket.
Item Price
$450.00
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Foucault's Pendulum.

by ECO, Umberto

Seller
Orpheus Books
Published
1989.
Condition
Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
Edition
First U.S. trade edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780151327652
Item Price
$435.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. Signed on the title page by Umberto Eco. First U.S. trade edition / First printing. Black cloth spine, black paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
Item Price
$435.00
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The Island of the Day Before.

by ECO, Umberto

Seller
Orpheus Books
Published
1995.
Condition
Very fine.
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing. Advance reading copy.
ISBN
9780151002016
Item Price
$28.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1995. First U.S. edition / First printing. Advance reading copy. Illustrated wrappers. Very fine.
Item Price
$28.00
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Lincoln in the Bardo.

by SAUNDERS, George

Seller
Orpheus Books
Published
2017.
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Small previous owner name at teh top of the front-free endpaper.
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780812995343
Item Price
$85.00

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New York: Random House, 2017. Signed by George Saunders, dated 2017 in black, red and blue. First edition / First printing. Black paper-covered spine, slate paper-covered boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. Small previous owner name at the top of the front-free endpaper. Winner of the 2017 Booker Prize.
Item Price
$85.00
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Another Roadside Attraction.

by ROBBINS, Tom

Seller
Orpheus Books
Published
1971.
Condition
Fine in close to fine dust jacket, with trivial wear. Small neat previous owner name dated 1971 at the top of the front-free end
Edition
First edition / First printing.
Item Price
$1,100.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1971. Signed by Tom Robbins on a bookplate laid into the book. First edition / First printing. Green cloth spine, black boards. Fine in close to fine dust jacket, with trivial wear. Small neat previous owner name dated 1971 at the top of the front-free end-paper.
Item Price
$1,100.00
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