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Audition: A Memoir

Audition: A Memoir

by Walters, Barbara

First edition. Very little wear. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked. This book will ship at almost three pounds. A small shipping surcharge has been added to the price.
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$7.99
A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe: Selected Poems

A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe: Selected Poems

by Pessoa, Fernando

London, United Kingdom: Penguin Classics, 2006 Edited and Translated by Richard Zenith. As new with very slight age and shelf wear to cover edges, otherwise tight copy with no internal markings. The Los Angeles Times considered this volume as "The largest and richest English-language volume of poetry from 'the greatest twentieth-century writer ..'." Pessoa was the equal of Yeats, Rilke, Valery, Lorca, Pasternak or Hart Crane. This is the finest introduction available to the stunning... Read more
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£30.00
On the Edge  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

On the Edge - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Poverman, C

Princeton: Ontario Review Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1997. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0865380872 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author C. Poverman directly on the title page; .
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$55.00
Hostile Waters

Hostile Waters

by Huchthausen, Peter; Kurdin, Igor; Ahite, R. Alan

North Sydney, Australia: Random House Australia Limited, 1997. Book. Good. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback, First Edition, 425gms, 303 pages. This is the gripping, true story of the young Soviet sailors who fought to save their submarine, risking fire, smoke, poison gas, and intense radioactivity. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages and page edges, no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is... Read more
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AU$7.50
Memoirs of the Ford Administration  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Memoirs of the Ford Administration - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Updike, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0679416811 . A Fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed and inscribed by author John Updike. There is a publisher's stain to the top edge; When approached by the Northern New England Association of American Historians approaches Alfred Clayton for his memories about the Ford Administration he willingly obligies along with of the pages from... Read more
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$179.00
Range of Motion  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Range of Motion - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Berg, Elizabeth

New York: Random House. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0679437452 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Elizabeth Berg; .
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$55.00
Merry Men  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Merry Men - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Chute, Carolyn

New York: Harcourt Brace & Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0151592705 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; .
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$29.00
The Scold's Bridle  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Scold's Bridle - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Walters, Minette

London: MacMillan. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0333618726 . A stunning first edition/first printing in Very Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Boldly signed by author Minette Walters directly on the title page; Mathilda Gillespie's body was found two days after she had committed suicide, but what shocked Dr. Sarah Blakeney the most was the rusted metal cage obscuring the dead woman's face. What happened at Cedar House in the... Read more
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$200.00
The Personal History of David Copperfield

The Personal History of David Copperfield

by DICKENS, Charles

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1850. hardcover. near fine. Illustrated by H.K. Browne. 8vo, 624 pages, very clean of foxing, handsomely rebound in full tan morocco, brown leather spine labels, decoratively gilt spine. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1850. First Edition.<br/><br/> With most of the first issue points except "screamed" on p. 132. Errata page present.<br/><br/>
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$1,800.00
Crocodile Soup  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Crocodile Soup - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Darling, Julia

New York: The Ecco Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1998. 1st US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0060196025 . An attractive first American edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; ; 350 pages .
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$29.00
The Fools in Town Are on Our Side  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Fools in Town Are on Our Side - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Thomas, Ross

New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc.. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1971. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. A first edition/first printing in about Fine condition with lightly soiled edges and address stamp to front flyleaf in alike dust-jacket; The Fools in Town Are on Our Side is a fast-paced suspense novel written by Ross Thomas. Lucifer Dye, a US intelligence officer has been paid $50,000 by Victor Orcutt to corrupt an entire American city; [6], 7-383, [1] pages .
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$79.00
The Green Man (First Printing)

The Green Man (First Printing)

by Kingsley Amis

First printing. Book has very light fading to the edges of the spine. Price-clipped dust jacket, which is protected in an archival sleeve, has very light creasing to the edges, a faint creasing line down the back cover and very light tanning inside the cover. Like all good coaching inns, The Green Man is said to boast a resident ghost: Dr Thomas Underhill, a notorious seventeenth-century practitioner of black arts and sexual deviancy. However, the landlord, Maurice Allington, is the sole witness to the... Read more
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£22.00
A Case of Lone Star

A Case of Lone Star

by Friedman, Kinky

New York, NY, U.S.A: Beech Tree Books, 1987. First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Used; Very Good/Very Good. Some coffee stains to boards. Second novel by the author that kept Bill Clinton asking for more. The Texas/New York musician-turned-author uses his own name for his protagonist, a reluctant detective. Friedman's been compared to Elmore Leonard, Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, and other hard-boiled mystery writers, but his style is actually unique.
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$25.00
A Wild And Lonely Place  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

A Wild And Lonely Place - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Muller, Marcia

New York: The Mysterious Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0892965266 . A lovely first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with minor page edge soiling in alike dust jacket with light edgewear. SIGNED by author Marcia Muller directly on the title page; 386 pages .
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$34.00
A Hidden Life  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

A Hidden Life - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Dourado, Autran

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1969. 1st US Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. First American edition/first printing, in about Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, little shelf wear. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number; Translated from the original Portuguese by Edgar H. Miller, Jr .
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$25.00
Dead March  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Dead March - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by McMillan, Ann

New York: Viking. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0670881473 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Very Fine condition in Very Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Ann McMillan directly on the front free endpaper; .
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$55.00
Tales of Burning Love  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Tales of Burning Love - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Erdrich, Louise

New York: Harper Collins Publishers. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0060176059 . First edition/first printing in Fine condition with remainder mark on bottom edge and light rubbing to extremities in alike dust-jacket with minor edgewear and rubbing to back; ; Remainder .
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$19.00
The Movement

The Movement

by Garbo, Norman

New York: William Morrow, 1969. Novel of campus protest featuring a half-black half-white student militant, the son of a famous black actor; an elderly female psychic; the midwest's largest campus, which has lost its soul to industry. The author, a lecturer on the arts, saw the state of campusses around the country on his lecture visits. SIGNED by the author on the half title: name only. Hardcover, black cloth spine over black boards, white & yellow titling; endsheets illustrated by the author.... Read more
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$23.50
The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's Gallant Stand Against the Soviet Army

The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's Gallant Stand Against the Soviet Army

by Gordon F. Sander

Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2013. Near Fine/Near Fine. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2013. First Edition. Octavo. 390 pp. Black and white photographs. Photographic dust jacket. Blue boards stamped in white. A touch of rubbing to edges of dust jacket and boards. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
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$45.00
O Is For Outlaw  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

O Is For Outlaw - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Grafton, Sue

New York: Henry Holt and Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0805059555 . An attractive first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; Kinsey finds amid childhood memorabilia an old undelivered letter. It will force her to reexamine her beliefs about the breakup of that first marriage, about the honor of that first husband, about an old unsolved murder. It will put her life in the gravest peril; [xiv], [3]-318, [4] pages .
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$60.00
Privileged Conversation  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Privileged Conversation - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Hunter, Evan

New York: Warner Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0446520284 . First edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with lightly soiled page edges in alike dust-jacket with trivial edgewear; .
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$19.00
Songdogs

Songdogs

by Colum McCann

London: Phoenix House, 1995. Near Fine/Near Fine. London: Phoenix House, 1995. First Edition. Octavo. 212 pp. Photographic dust jacket. Red-brown boards stamped in silver. Unclipped dust jacket gently rubbed along edges. Boards lightly rubbed at bottom of spine. Binding is sound and pages unmarked. Author's debut novel and second published book after his short story collection Fishing The Sloe-Black River.
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$40.00
Death's Jest Book

Death's Jest Book

by Reginald Hill

Three times DCI Pascoe has wrongly accused dead-pan joker Franny Roote. This time he's determined to leave no gravestone unturned as he tries to prove that the ex-con and aspiring academic is mad, bad, and dangerous to know. Meanwhile, Edgar Wield rides to the rescue of a child in danger, only to find he has a rent-boy with a priceless secret under his wing. DC Bowler is looking forward to a blissful New Year with the girl of his dreams.This hardcover first edition is signed by the author on the title... Read more
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$40.00
Dead Man&#39;s Dance  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Dead Man's Dance - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Ferrigno, Robert

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0399140255 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Robert Ferrigno directly on the title page; .
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$35.00
A Religious History of America  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

A Religious History of America - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Gaustad, Edwin Scott

New York: Harper & Row Publishers. Very Good in Good dust jacket. [1966]. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. First edition/first printing in Very Good condition with lightly rubbed boards in Good dust-jacket with edgewear, chipping, and closed tears; B & W Photographs; 421 pages .
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$15.00