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Flags Of Our Fathers  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Flags Of Our Fathers - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Bradley, James

New York, Toronto, London, Sydney, and Auckland: Bantam Books. As New in As New dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0553111337 . A stunning first edition/ first printing in As New condition in alike dust jacket, SIGNED by AUTHOR James Bradley on half-title page; James Bradley's loving tribute to his own father and to the five other men, who along with Navy corpsman John Bradley, raised the flag at Iwo Jima during WWII in 1945. It is also the story behind... Read more
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$659.00
S: A Novel

S: A Novel

by John Updike

Andre Deutsch. Very good. First edition. Hardback. Clean, tight pages./Very good. Not price clipped. Slight creasing to edges.
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£5.99
Loving Belle Starr  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Loving Belle Starr - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Taylor, Robert Love

Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1984. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 0912697075 . First edition/first printing, remainder mark at bottom, else Fine condition in Near Fine dust-jacket; ; Remainder .
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$19.00
Whirlwind

Whirlwind

by Clavell, James

New York, NY, USA: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1986. Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1630gms, 1147 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is the fifth novel in the Asian Saga. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage.. First... Read more
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AU$10.00
Leaders on the Reef

Leaders on the Reef

by Williams, Mary T

Mareeba, Australia: Pinevale Publications, 1991. Softcover, first edition, 348gms, 284 pages. This is a fictitious book that draws on real life characters to present an exciting saga of the Coral Sea and the type of men who were the leaders along the Barrier Reef and into the Gulf before the large ships camer with port development. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There are two small pen markings on the inside title page,... Read more
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AU$15.50
Enrico Baj - Il Giardino Delle Delizie  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Enrico Baj - Il Giardino Delle Delizie - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Eco, Umberto with Donald Kuspit and Jean Baudrillard

Milano: Fabbri editori. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 8845038602 . First edition/first printing, Contursi Aa23a. Fine in black cloth in alike pictorial first state dust-jacket. Numerous color reproductions and black and white photographs. From the personal library of Eco bibliographer James Contursi; an important introduction into nuclear art founder Enrico Baj (1924-2003) and the history of modern and postmodern Italian drawings and paintings of the late 20th... Read more
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$169.00
Mafia Wife  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Mafia Wife - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Moore, Robin

New York: Macmillan. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1977. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A Near Fine first printing of the first edition in Fine dust-jacket; .
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$29.00
The Innocent  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

The Innocent - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by McEwan, Ian

New York: Doubleday. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. 1st US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 038541370X . A handsome first US edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket; This psychological thriller into the world of espionage and secrets of the heart is a startling departure from the usual for McEwan. The story is based on the actual (but little known) secret tunnel under the Soviet sector of Cold War Berlin which the British and Americans built in 1954 to gain access to... Read more
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$55.00
...and The Horse He Rode In On: The People V. Kenneth Starr  - 1st  Edition/1st Printing

...and The Horse He Rode In On: The People V. Kenneth Starr - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Carville, James

New York: Simon & Schuster. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0684857340 . First edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in alike dust-jacket with small stain to spine; .
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$19.00
The Hugo Movie Companion  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Hugo Movie Companion - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Selznick, Brian

New York: Scholastic Press. As New. 2011. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0545331552 . Unread As New first edition/first printing in pictorial boards, SIGNED by author Brian Selznick on the title page; How the 2008 winner of the Caldecott Medal became the Academy Awards winning 2011 Martin Scorcese movie starring Jude Law, Asa Butterfield, Chloe Moretz, Sacha Baron Cohen, Ray Winstone and Sir Ben Kingsley. A behind the scenes look at how a beloved book became a major... Read more
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$159.00
The Enchantress of Florence  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Enchantress of Florence - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Rushdie, Salman

London: Jonathan Cape. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2008. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0224061631 . A most beautiful first printing of the first Trade edition/first printing, preceded only by a privately published Easton Press edition, in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author Salman Rushdie directly on the title page; This is the story of a woman attempting to command her own destiny in a man's world. It is also story of two cities at the height of... Read more
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$59.00
Lamia  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Lamia - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by de Vosjoli, P. L. Thyraud

Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. [1970]. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A bright first edition/first printing in Very Good condition with cocked spine, bumped corners, light page edge soiling, lightly soiled boards, and writing to half title page in Very Good- dust-jacket with heavy chipping to lower spine, edgewear, and minor soiling; 344 pages .
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$29.00
The Truth About Lorin Jones  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Truth About Lorin Jones - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Lurie, Alison

Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library. Fine+. 1988. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Full-Leather. A special Limited first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by author Alison Lurie in unread Very Fine condition; Pulitzer Prize winning Alison Lurie's story of a feminist art historian who immerges herself in the life of a recently-deceased fairly unknown painter in order to write her biography. This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features... Read more
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$65.00
Visions of a Flying Machine  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Visions of a Flying Machine - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Jakab, Peter L

England: Airlife. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1853101486 . A first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition, bumped corners and light wear in a scuffed Very Good+ dust-jacket; ; 263 pages .
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$35.00
Funeral in Blue  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Funeral in Blue - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Perry, Anne

New York: Ballantine Books. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0345440013 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Very Fine condition in Very Fine dust-jacket; .
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$29.00
The Mating Call

The Mating Call

by Rex Beach

Harper and Brothers Publishers , 1927. Boards and binding are sturdy with moderate wear and soiling. Small stains on back end page and fore edge. Text pages show light wear but are clean and unmarked. Previous owners name on front paste down. No DJ.
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$18.50
Shrink Rap  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Shrink Rap - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Parker, Robert B

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0399149309 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Very Fine condition in Very Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Robert B. Parker directly on the title page; ; A Sunny Randall Novel .
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$35.00
Collected Poems [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

Collected Poems [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

by Stephen Spender

London: Faber and Faber, 1955. Very Good/Very Good -. London: Faber and Faber, 1955. First Edition. Bookplate signed by Spender loosely laid in at front. Octavo. 211 pages. Printed dust jacket with 15s price present. Red boards stamped in gilt. Dust jacket is chipped with a rather large 4" x 1/2" section along top edge of rear panel missing, and a significant chip to top of front panel near spine. General rubbing and dampstaining to spine verso. Boards lightly rubbed along edges with faint... Read more
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$50.00
After Dark  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

After Dark - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Margolin, Phillip

New York: Doubleday. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0385475489 . An attractive first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; Popular author's fourth legal thriller .
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$19.00
The Ghost Road  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

The Ghost Road - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Barker, Pat

New York: Dutton. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. 1st US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0525941916 . A handsome first US edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Small unobtrusive water stain inside tail of dustjacket; Winner of the 1995 Booker Prize .
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$35.00
Coming Down Again  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Coming Down Again - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Balaban, John

San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. A Near Fine first printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket showing some edgewear; Signed, dated, and stamped by author John Balaban directly on the title page; ; [xii], 240, [4] pages .
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$45.00
Six Degrees of Separation

Six Degrees of Separation

by John Guare

New York: Random House, 1990. Very Good +/Very Good +. New York: Random House, 1990. First Edition (stated), First Printing. Octavo. 120 pages. Illustrated dust jacket. Maroon and brown boards stamped in gilt. Unclipped dust jacket is lightly worn at extremities. Boards show just a touch of shelfwear. Binding is sound and pages clean and unmarked.
Item Price
$150.00
My Friend Rabbit  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

My Friend Rabbit - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Rohmann, Eric

Brookfield, CT: Roaring Book Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0761315357 . A beautiful first edition/first printing in Fine condition in very slightly rubbed dustjacket with the Caldecott Medal, SIGNED and dated "2003" by author and illustrator Eric Rohman on the title page; Eric Rohman's stunning illustrations reveal the strong bonds of friendship between Mouse and Rabbit, even though there will always be trouble... Read more
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$149.00
The Matarese Countdown  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Matarese Countdown - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Ludlum, Robert

New York: Bantam Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1997. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0553106678 . A Fine first edition/first printing in alike dust-jacket showing slight bumping to spine; Like a phoenix from the ashes, the Matarese dynasty is back in all its glory and evil. And the one man with enough knowledge to stop it, CIA case officer Cameron Pryce, may not have enough time. The Matarese countdown has begun ...and the Matarese have broken new ground...deep inside the CIA. (From the... Read more
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$25.00
Opera Aperta [The Open Work], Forma E Interdeterminazione Nelle Poetiche  Contemporanee  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Opera Aperta [The Open Work], Forma E Interdeterminazione Nelle Poetiche Contemporanee - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Eco, Umberto

Milano: Bompiani. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1962. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. First edition/first printing (1962 Casa Ed. Valentino Bompiani, Milano; Contursi A004a) with light peripheral leaf toning as usual, else Fine. White-stamped navy cloth in Nearly Fine condition, slightly soiled yellow matte dust-jacket. Publisher's blindstamp on title page as required. Inscribed and signed by Eco to his bibliographer, James Contursi. An attractive Association Copy... Read more
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$4,300.00