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Look at the Harlequins!

by NABOKOV, Vladimir

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Published
1974
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780070457386
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$25.00

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

by Fisher, M. F. K

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781887178464
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$15.00

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

by SARAMAGO, Jose'

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780151002382
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$495.00

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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.… Read more
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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

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Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9783822877418
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$85.00

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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.
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The Caine Mutiny (Signed)

by WOUK, Herman

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Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$1,200.00

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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… Read more
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An Unfinished Novel

by SHAW, Bernard

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Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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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.
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Armadillo in the Grass

by HEARON, Shelby

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Published
1968
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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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++.
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A City on a Hill

by HIGGINS, George V

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Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394495408
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$27.50

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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.
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Buying a Fishing Rod For My Grandfather: Stories

by Xingjian, Gao; Lee, Mabel (translator)

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Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060575557
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$42.50

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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.
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One Man's Bible

by Xingjian, Gao; Lee, Mabel (translator)

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780066211329
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$19.00

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

by KUNDERA, Milan

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$22.50

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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.
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In The Future Perfect

by ABISH, Walter

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Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780811206594
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$25.00

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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.
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The Dream of the Golden Mountains

by COWLEY, Malcolm

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Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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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.
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Heart Songs and other Stories

by PROULX, E. Annie

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$550.00

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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.
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$550.00
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The Harafish

by MAHFOUZ, Naguib

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$25.00

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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.
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Men-Of-War

by O'BRIAN, Patrick

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition
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$110.00

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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.
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$110.00
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Eclogues -- Eight Stories

by DAVENPORT, Guy

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Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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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.
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Cat and Mouse

by GRASS, Gunter

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Published
1961
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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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.
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World's End (Signed)

by Boyle, T. Coraghessan

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670814893
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$75.00

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NY: Viking, 1987. Tight, clean copy of the first edition of this, the author's third novel (fifth book). Signed on the half title page by the author. Winner of the Pen/Faulkner Award in year of publication.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.
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Whatever Happened to Gloomy Gus of the Chicago Bears?

by COOVER, Robert

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671638139
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$17.00

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster Trade, 1987. Tight, clean copy of this Football novel by the noted author. Remainder mark to bottom edge.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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