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    The Devil And Miss Prym - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Coelho, Paulo

    London: HarperCollinsPublishers. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0007116039 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. First UK edition. Minor bumping to head and tail. Overall a clean tight copy; .


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    $39.00

    For One More Day - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Albom, Mitch

    New York: Hyperion. As New in As New dust jacket. 2006. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 9781401303273 . An attractive first printing of the first edition in Fine condition, minor bumping to tips in Fine dust jacket, SIGNED by author Mitch Albom directly on the title page; Charley Benneto, like many of Mitch Albom's characters, is a desperate man in search of relief from a life filled with pain and disappointment. He returns to his small hometown, planning to take his own life, when he is given the chance of a lifetime. He is given the gift of love and understanding from his mother For One More Day .


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    $34.00

    The Grilling Season - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Davidson, Diane Mott

    New York: Bantam Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1997. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0553100009 . An attractive first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with minor soiling to fore edge in alike dust jacket with light edgewear. SIGNED by author Diane Mott Davidson directly on the title page .


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    The American Satan - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Farrell, Kirby

    New York: Walker. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A Fine first printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket; Author's first mystery introduces Duncan Ames .


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    A Frolic of His Own by William Gaddis

    Scribner, 1995-02-10. First Edition. Paperback. As New. First Edition 1st printing of the trade paperback has a remainder mark on top edge else is AS NEW with no rips, tears or other marks of any kind. Gift Quality. Email for photo.


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    Awake to a Perfect Day by Clara Clemons

    The Citadel Press 1956. Stated First Edition. Patterned green and yellow boards are sturdy showing moderate shelf and edge wear, lightly soiled. Text is clean and unmarked. Previous owner's name is on front end page. Christian Science, religion


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    White Rabbit - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Phillips, Kate

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0395742854 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine pictorial dust-jacket. Beautifully bound in gold-stamped black cloth with bright blue boards; .


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    Privileged Lives - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Stewart, Edward

    [New York]: Delacorte Press. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0385296525 . A bright first edition/first printing in Very Good condition with moderately soiled page edges in Near Fine dust jacket with light edgewear; .


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    The Second Death Of Samuel Auer - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Packer, Bernard

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Co.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. An about Fine first printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket; .


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    $590.00

    Cat and Mouse - 1st US Edition/1st Printing by Grass, Günter

    New York: A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book / Harcourt, Brace, & World, Inc.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1963. First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. An attractive first printing of the first American edition in Fine condition in equally fine dust-jacket, signed by Nobel Laureate Günter Grass directly on the title page; Cat and Mouse focuses on the extraordinary fate and person of one hero, Joachim Mahlke. From the Nobel Peace Prize winning author of The Tin Drum. Translated by Ralph Manheim .


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    The Buffalo Soldier - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Bohjalian, Chris

    New York: Shaye Areheart Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 5551189775 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition with light discoloration on top of textblock near head. In Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Chris Bohjalian directly on the title page; .


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    Alnilam - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Dickey, James

    New York: Doubleday. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1987. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0385065493 . A Very Good+ first printing of the first edition with foxing to page block in alike dust-jacket with edgewear, signed and inscribed by author James Dickey on title page; .


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    A Jew Today - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Wiesel, Elie

    New York: Random House. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394420543 . A first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with remainder mark neatly removed from bottom edge of text block in alike dust-jacket; ; Remainder .


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    Lost & Found by Davis, Brooke

    New York: Dutton, 2015. Australian writer's debut novel, of an abandoned child and two elderly eccentrics. First American edition (first printing). Hardcover, black spine over sky-blue boards, silver titling. Light wear to book & jacket, near fine.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo.


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    In the Beauty of the Lillies - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Updike, John

    Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library. Fine. 1996. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Full-Leather. A special Limited first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by author John Updike. Unread Fine condition with only minute scrapes to gilt pages separating it from As New; Updike's coverage of four generation of Wilmots from 1910 to the late 20th century, connected by the spiritual malaise of Clarence Wilmot, the Prebyterian minister who has lost his face, and his seminal love of movies. This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features gilded, sewn in pages and ribbon marker, simply superb quality, Franklin Library at its best .


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    How to Travel with a Salmon & Other Essays - 1st UK Edition/1st Printing by Eco, Umberto

    London: Secker & Warburg. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. 1st UK Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0436201208 . A most attractive first UK edition/first printing, preceding the US edition in unread Fine condition in alike pictorial dust-jacket. Gilt-stamped green boards with satin marker. SIGNED by author Umberto Eco directly on the title page. Contursi A035e; The collection that Eco calls his diario minimo, minimal diaries, written during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Topics of the 41 satirical essays include militarism, computer jargon, Westerns, art criticism, librarians, bad coffee, fax machines, and telegrams. A translation of Il Secondo Diario minimo from the original Italian by William Weaver .


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    Hibernia The Unreturning Tide by Biddle, Margaret Seton Fleming

    New York: Privately Printed, 1947. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. Presentation copy from the author to Dorothy Moyer. First Edition. A famliy history about Hibernia Florida. Very good in original turquoise paper covered boards with blue title to front cover. There is a large chip to the head of the spine and minor wear to the corners and edges of the boards. Clean and bright interior with several photographic illustrations. Nicely printed. 144 pages. AMSTATE/042011.


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    The Most Wanted - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Mitchard, Jacquelyn

    New York: Viking. Fine+ in Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0670878847 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Very Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket; .


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    $125.00

    To Love a Child. by Reagan, Nancy

    New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1982. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Nancy Reagan on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.


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    The Palms: Poems - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Smith, Charlie

    Latham, NY: Paris Review Editions. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0393034526 . A beautiful first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by author Charlie Smith directly on the title page .


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    $45.00

    The Romantic Journey: the Story of Thomas Cook and Victorian Travel - 1st US Edition/1st Printing by Swinglehurst, Edmund

    New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. c1974. 1st US Edition; First Printing. A first US edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with some minor wear in a Very Good- dust-jacket with soiling, aging and scuffing. Previous owner's gift inscription on the front flyleaf; .


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    $110.00

    Ordinary Love & Good Will - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Smiley, Jane

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0394577728 . A Fine first Printing of the First Edition in an otherwise Fine clipped dust-jacket, signed by author Jane Smiley; Two novellas about two disparate marriages .


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    The Will - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Arvin, Reed

    New York: Scribner. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0743201485 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed with "Best Wishes" by author Reed Arvin directly on the colophon page; .


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    From Romance to Realism: 50 Years of Growth and Change in Young Adult Literature - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Cart, Michael

    New York: Harpercollins Publishers. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0060242892 . A first edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition with minor wear to the edges of the boards, clean and tight binding, in an alike dust-jacket with very little shelfwear .


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    The Rapist - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Forbes, Daniel

    New York: Coward McCann & Geoghegan. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1977. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Boards a bit faded at edges, otherwise a near fine copy; .


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