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Look at the Harlequins!

By NABOKOV, Vladimir

New York, NY, U.S.A.: McGraw-Hill Companies, The, 1974. Bound in black boards, stamped in red. A tight, clean copy of the first U.S. edition of this late novel by the author of Lolita and Despair. The dust jacket shows one small chip and is price-clipped. 253 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good + Price-Clipped.

$25.00

M.F.K. Fisher: A Life in Letters Correspondence 1929-1991
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M.F.K. Fisher: A Life in Letters Correspondence 1929-1991

By Fisher, M. F. K

Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: Counterpoint, 1997. Bound in maroon cloth and matching boards, stamped in gold. Massive book of letters by the noted food writer of the 20th century. 500 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

The History of the Siege of Lisbon   (w/Signed Photo)
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The History of the Siege of Lisbon (w/Signed Photo)

By SARAMAGO, Jose'

NY: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1996. The first edition of this fable/love story by the Nobel-Prize winning Portugese author in as new, unread condition. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero. This is the true rather scarce first U.S. hardcover edition. Laid in is a 3.5" X 5" author signed B&W photo. 314 pp.. Signed Photo. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$495.00

New York 1960; Architecture and Urbanism Between the Second World War and the Bicentennial
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New York 1960; Architecture and Urbanism Between the Second World War and the Bicentennial

By STERN, A. M., MELLINS, Thomas and David FISHMAN

New York: Evergreen/Taschen, 1997. Illustrated in black & white; 1374pp. Impressive work on NYC architecture in 1960. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$85.00

The Caine Mutiny    (Signed)
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The Caine Mutiny (Signed)

By WOUK, Herman

NY: Doubleday, 1951. Book shows one nickel-sized bump to the bottom (middle) of the front panel. The dustwrapper is price-clipped and is the second state (with just The City Boy listed on the blurb on the back panel). This is the true first edition (stated) of this rather scarce Wouk that was the basis for the movie of the same name. Overall, a tight, bright, clean copy in a most acceptable dustwrapper. Signed by Mr. Wouk on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++ Price-Clipped.

$1200.00

An Unfinished Novel

By SHAW, Bernard

LONDON: Constable & Co., Ltd., 1958. Bound in cloth-backed cockerell boards, sans DW; one of 950 copies; edited, with an introduction by Stanley Weintraub; 97pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$40.00

Armadillo in the Grass

By HEARON, Shelby

NY: Knopf, 1968. Dustwrapper shows some uniform light fading and a tiny bit of scuffing to ends of spine. Overall, a tight, bright, clean copy of the first edition of the Texas author's first regularly published book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$45.00

A City on a Hill

By HIGGINS, George V

New York: Knopf, 1975. Author's 4th book; 256pp. By the author of The Friends of Eddie Coyle.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$27.50

Buying a Fishing Rod For My Grandfather: Stories
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Buying a Fishing Rod For My Grandfather: Stories

By Xingjian, Gao; Lee, Mabel (translator)

New York: Harper Collins, 2004. Scarce 1st by this Nobel Laureate; 6 short stories; translators note; 127pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$42.50

One Man's Bible
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One Man's Bible

By Xingjian, Gao; Lee, Mabel (translator)

New York: Harper Collins, 2002. Nobel Laureate's second novel; 450pp. A beautiful copy in dustwrapper. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$19.00

Identity

By KUNDERA, Milan

NY: Harper/Flamingo, 1998. The first U.S. edition of this book by the noted Czech author. "As new" copy in bright dustwrapper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$22.50

In The Future Perfect

By ABISH, Walter

New York: New Directions, 1977. Seven short stories; previous owners name & address penned on fron paste down; 113pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

The Dream of the Golden Mountains

By COWLEY, Malcolm

NY: Viking, 1980. This is a review copy of this book of "Remembering the 30's" by the noted literary writer. With review slip laid in. Beautiful copy!. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Review Copy.

$27.50

Heart Songs and other Stories
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Heart Songs and other Stories

By PROULX, E. Annie

NY: Scribners, 1988. Slightest wear to top edge of spine. Overall, a brilliant copy of Proulx's first work of fiction. Proulx went on to win both the Nat'l Book Award and the Pulitzer for her "Shipping News". Laid in is an author-signed colorful luggage sticker. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$550.00

The Harafish

By MAHFOUZ, Naguib

NY: Doubleday, 1994. The first U.S. edition of this novel that was originally published in Arabic in 1977. Beautiful copy! By the Nobel Prize winning author.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$25.00

Binary (by John Lange)

By LANGE, John (Michael Crichton)

NY: Knopf, 1972. Bound in red cloth and gray boards, stamped in silver in a very nice (white) dust jacket. A very collectible copy of this first edition that was written pseudonomously by Michael Crichton. 213 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$75.00

Maigret in Exile

By SIMENON, Georges

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978. A beautiful, tight clean copy of the first British edition of this title by the prolific French author. Translated by Eileen Ellenbogen. Originally published in France in 1942 under the title La Maison du Juge.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$45.00

Men-Of-War

By O'BRIAN, Patrick

London: Collins, 1974. Only flaws are previous owner's neat blind stamp to ffep and two minor scratches on rear panel. First UK edition for young readers. A non-fiction book about ships, warfare and life at sea. Uncommon in this protected condition. 73 pp. and index. Illustrated w/color and B&W illustrations.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$110.00

Eclogues -- Eight Stories

By DAVENPORT, Guy

CA: North Point Press, 1981. The first edition of this book of short stories. AUTHOR-SIGNED bookplate laid in. Tight, Bright copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$55.00

Cat and Mouse

By GRASS, Gunter

NY: Harcourt Brace & World, 1961. The first U.S. edition that shows a light bit of edgewear to spine ends. Still, a tight, bright copy of the Nobel-Prize winning author's second book. A bit difficult to find in collectible condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/Near Fine.

$45.00

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