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Americanah
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Americanah

By Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi

NY, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. First American edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. 8vo. 477pp. Blue and beige paper-covered boards. Dj. surface lightly torn at foot of spine with crease to foot of upper cover. Dj. covered in protective mylar.

$50.00

The Sunken Garden

By Crane, Nathalia

NY, NY: Thomas Seltzer, 1926. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dj.. 8vo. 259pp. Black cloth covered boards soiled and faded. Edgewear, especially to corners. Title on spine and upper board faded. Former owner's name penned to front paste-down endpaper. Binding feels a little weak, but holding. First edition of this unusual book written by the now obscure, then young phenomenon Nathalia Crane at the age of 13!

$50.00

The Hide
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The Hide

By Unsworth, Barry

New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1970. First American edition, first printing. Hardcover. VG/VG. 8vo. 192pp. Dj. lighlty scuffed, else fine. This is an early work by Booker Prize winner. Dj. covered in protective mylar

$35.00

Adios, Scheherazade: A Serious Comedy

By Westlake, Donald E.

New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1970. 1st ed., 1st ptg.. Hardcover. VG+/VG-. 8vo. 188pp. Red Boards with silver lettering on spine. Edges at head of boards rubbed. Dustjacket has minor staining along head and fore edge of upper cover, accompanied by 1” closed tear. “Westlake creates a touching, funny thoroughly enjoyable portrait of what hppens when a small-time writer tries to “make it” in the world of big-time pornography.(from dj)”

$45.00

Look at Me
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Look at Me

By Brookner, Anita

London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. 1st UK. ed., 1st ptg.. Hardcover. VG+/Near fine. 8vo. 192pp. White wraps over black bds.; gilt to spine. Author’s third novel. Wraps show light toning and sunning to spine; light bumping to tail of spine; foxing to top edge; prev. owner’s insc. on ffep.

$45.00

The Golem
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The Golem

By Meyrink, Gustav

Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1928. 1st ed., 1st ptg.. Hardcover. VG/No dustjacket. 8vo. 288pp. Purple cl. boards lettered in black; top edge stained black. Boards: moderate edgewear; corners & spine-heads frayed; rubbing; fading to spine; slight roll. Bound material: residue from removed bookplate; review from inner flap glued on the verso of FFEP. A classic of European literature with parallels to Shelley’s Frankenstein. Gustav Meyrink was involved with Freemasonry and the Theosophist society, which informs the tone and treatment of this novel, the author’s first.

$60.00

The Train from Katanga

By Smith, WIlbur

NY: Viking Press, 1965. 1st ed., 1st ptg. No addt’l ptg.. Hardcover. Fine/VG+. 8vo. 280pp. Pict. dj. Green cloth backed in black cloth. Dust jacket is slightly scuffed, moreso to the back cover, w/ edgewear to extremities, a few small chips, and three small closed tears to the bottom edge. All in all the dj. is in fantastic shape, unclipped and in Brodart. Slight bumping to tail, else fine. Wilbur Smith’s scarce second book.

$145.00

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

By Rowling, J.K.

New York: Arthur A Levine, An Imprint of Scholastic Press, 1999. 1st ed., 1st ptg. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. VG/VG. 8vo. Black boards, maroon spine. Number line reads: “1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 8 9/9 0/0 01 02. Printed in the U.S.A. 23” Closed 1/2’’ tear to top corner of dj. Bumping to top and bottom edge of spine. Text block is clean and unmarked, except small stain to rear endpaper. DJ is unclipped, no price. BCE

$175.00