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Canopus in Argus (5 Volumes)

by LESSING, Doris

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Published
1979
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$375.00

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NY: Knopf, 1979. An absolutely stunning set of the first U.S. edition of the five books that comprise this "set": Shikasta, The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four and Five, The Sirian Experiments, The Making of the Representative for Planet 8 and The Sentimental Agents. All housed in bright, matching dust jackets. . First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by WAUGH, Evelyn

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Published
1928
Condition
VG+
Edition
First British Edition
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$4,500.00

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1928. Spine extremes of book have been professionally restored. Small four digit number to front free endpaper. The scarce first edition/first state (with the proper names on pp. 168-169) of the author's first book bound in the publisher's original black and red "swirled" boards, stamped in gold. With the five drawings by… Read more
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Richard Temple

by O'BRIAN, Patrick

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Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780393061871
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$25.00

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2006. First U.S. edition; 335pp. The first British edition was published back in the 1960's. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Corelli's Mandolin

by DE BERNIERES, Louis

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Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679436447
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$45.00

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NY: Pantheon, 1994. A "tragic comedy" by the noted author of "Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord". Amazingly difficult to locate in collectible condition and with no remainder mark. Basis for the movie that starred Nicholas Cage as Captain Corelli. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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The World of Nagaraj

by NARAYAN, R.K

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$24.00

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NY: Viking, 1990. Overall, a tight, clean copy of the first U.S. edition of this book by the noted Indian author. His fourteenth "Malgudi" novel. 186 pp.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Not for Publication and Other Stories

by GORDIMER, Nadine

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Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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New York: Viking, 1965. Previous owners name & date penned on ffep.; 248pp. Overall, an unusually nice copy of the first U.S. edition of this early book of short stories by the Nobel Prize winning author. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$30.00
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The Inheritance of Loss

by DESAI, Kiran

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Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780871139290
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$55.00

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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2006. Tight, clean first edition of this book that went on to win both the Booker Prize and the National Book Critic's Award; 324pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard

by DESAI, Kiran

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Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780571193363
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$65.00

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London: Faber & Faber, Incorporated, 1998. This is the true first edition of the author's first book (who went on to win the Booker Prize for her second effort). A tight, clean copy of this, the book -- which was serialized in The New Yorker magazine. 209 pp.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Anais Nin Reader

by NIN, Anais

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Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$45.00

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CHIC: Swallow, 1973. The dustwrapper shows a few minor spots on spine, but is otherwise beautiful. The first edition of this 316 pp. sampler of Nin's work. Great book. Edited by P.K. Jason with an intro. by Anna Balakian.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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The Hours (ARC)

by CUNNINGHAM, Michael

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Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Advance Reading Copy
ISBN
9780374172893
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$95.00

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NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1998. This is the Advance Reading Copy of this novel that went on to win both the Pulitzer Prize for Literature and the Pen/Faulkner Award. The author's fourth book. By the author of "A Home at the End of the World" and "Flesh and Blood".. Advance Reading Copy. Printed Wraps. Near Fine/No Jacket. Advance… Read more
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$95.00
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From the Life of the Marionettes

by BERGMAN, Ingmar

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Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Advance Uncorrected Proof
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$65.00

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NY: Pantheon, 1980. Bound in red paper wraps. This is the Advance Uncorrected Proof copy of this title with the original title "From the Lives of the Puppets" crossed out at every occurance in the book and substituted with the title above. With two glossy "stills" from the movie and a blurb sheet laid in. Quite uncommon..… Read more
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The Golden Gate

by SETH, Vikram

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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NY: Random House, 1986. This is the first edition of the author's "novel in verse". Unusual that a major publisher would publish such a book today. 307 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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A Certain Lucas

by CORTAZAR, Julio

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Published
1984
Condition
VG+
Edition
Advance Uncorrected Proof
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$65.00

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NY: Knopf, 1984. Bound in gray wraps that have four sets of staple holes on cover. This is where blurb sheets (enclosed) were stapled to front cover. This is the advance uncorrected proof of this book. Exceedingly scarce and collectable for the Cortazar collector.. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Soft Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
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All of Us

by CARVER, Raymond

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Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Advance Uncorrected Proof
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$75.00

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NY: Knopf, 1998. Bound in light blue wraps. The advance uncorrected proof copy of this 310 pp. + appendix, plus indeces, etc. book of poetry by one of the better writers of the last 30 years. Uncommon.. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Advance Uncorrected Proof.
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$75.00
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Tongues of Flame

by PARKS, Tim

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Advance Uncorrected Proof
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$65.00

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NY: Grove, 1986. Bound in Lime Green wraps. This is the advance uncorrected proof copy of this British writer's first book. Highly acclaimed.. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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$65.00
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The Thanatos Syndrome (Signed)

by PERCY, Walker

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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PA: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987. The first trade edition of this title, signed by Percy on a bookplate neatly affixed to the front free endpaper. Handsome copy!. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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True At First Light (ARC)

by HEMINGWAY, Ernest

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
Advance Reading Copy
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$50.00

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NY: Scribner, 1999. Bound in glossy wraps. Advance Reader's Copy of this recently released fictional chronicle of his last African safari.. Advance Reading Copy. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Ellen Foster (ARC)

by GIBBONS, Kaye

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
Advance Uncorrected Proof
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$175.00

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NC: Algonquin Books, 1987. Bound in cream-colored wraps. The Advance Uncorrected Proof copy of the first edition of the author's great first book. Gathered sheets with sewn signatures. Stiff wraps on front and rear panel, but not on spine. Pasted glossy label with publisher's information on front cover. A beautiful copy!. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Soft… Read more
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Music of the Swamp

by NORDAN, Lewis

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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NC: Algonquin Books, 1991. The first edition of this, the author's third book. Beautiful, as new, condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Crooked Hearts (ARC)

by BOSWELL, Robert

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Advance Reading Copy
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$65.00

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NY: Knopf, 1987. Tight, clean copy in black and white glossy wraps. This is the New Mexican author's first novel, second book. Basis for the 1991 Michael Bortman movie of the same name.. Advance Reading Copy. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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