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Canopus in Argos: Archives Documents Relating to the Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire

By Lessing, Doris

NY, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. Uncorrected Proof. Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo. 171pp. Red wraps. Edge of text block lightly foxed. Uncorrected proof.

$25.00

Five Moral Pieces
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Five Moral Pieces

By Eco, Umberto

NY, NY: Harcourt, Inc., 2001. Advance Reading Copy. Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo. 111pp. Simple blue wraps. Upper cover lightly creased along joint, else fine. ADVANCE READING COPY \ UNCORRECTED PROOF.

$50.00

Floating in My Mother's Palm

By Hegi, Ursula

NY, NY: Poseidon Press, 1990. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. 158pp. Light blue wraps. Advance uncorrected proof. Light soiling to edge of text block and wraps. Protective mylar cover.

$25.00

The Sirian Experiments: The Report by Ambien II, of the Five

By Lessing, Doris

NY, NY: Alfred Knopf, 1980. First edition, uncorrected proof. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. 288pp. Peach colored wraps. Uncorrected Proof. Light soiling to edge of text block and wraps. Upper cover creased.

$20.00

Killer Diller
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Killer Diller

By Edgerton, Clyde

Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1991. Uncorrected proof. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo. 247pp. Red and yellow illustrated warps. Very small blemish on fore-edge of text block. Signed by author on title page.

$25.00

Onliness
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Onliness

By Smith, Dave

Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1981. 1st ed., 1st ptg. ARC.. Softcover. VG-. 8vo. 262pp. Red wraps. Small 1/4” stain to upper cover and minor wear to edges. Covers beginning to separate from top and bottom of spine due to printing quality of uncorrected proof. Signed by author on title page.

$45.00

A Maggot

By Fowles, John

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1985. 1st ed., 1st ptg. ARC. Uncorrected Proofs.. Softcover. VG. 8vo. Blue wraps. 408pp. Light soiling to wraps

$20.00

Poisonwood Bible

By Kingsolver, Barbara

First edition proofs. Softcover. VG. Proofs in plastic covers Some edgewear. No publishing information, probably a proof copy sent to a publisher at one point in time.

$30.00