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Enjoyment of Poetry (Signed)

by EASTMAN, Max

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Published
1913
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Very Good +
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First Edition
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Scribner's : Simon & Schuster, 1913. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold with fading to spine, but gold on front panel is still bright. TEG., Inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper by Mr. Eastman (in green ink). Previous owner's neat bookplate to front pastedown. 224 pp. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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The Triumph of Achilles

by GLUCK, Louise

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Published
1985
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$375.00

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NY: Ecco, 1985. Bound in gray cloth over red boards, stamped in gold in matching dust jacket. The first edition of this, the author's scarce third book of poetry -- Gluck won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1993, and the Nobel Prize in 2020. 60 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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A Book of Prefaces (w/Inscribed Card)

by MENCKEN, H.L.

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Published
1917
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Very Good +
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First Edition
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New York: Knopf, 1917. Bound in black buckram, sans DW; essays on Joseph Conrad, Theodore Dreiser, James Huneker, and "Puritanism as a Literary Force"; Laid in is a 1 1/2" X 3" calling card (Mr. H.L. Mencken) inscribed to a lawyer; 288pp. Two paperclip shadows to ffep. . Author Signed Card. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No… Read more
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This Old Man: All in Pieces

by ANGELL, Roger

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Published
2015
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385541138
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$40.00

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NY: Doubleday, 2015. Bound in black cloth over brown boards stamped in silver in bright, cream colored dust jacket. The first edition of this 298 pp. collecion of "pieces" by the noted writer -- Blurb - "Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, returns with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade… Read more
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Full Moon

by WODEHOUSE, P. G.

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Published
1947
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Very Good +
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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$65.00

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NY: Doubleday, 1947. Bound in green cloth, stamped in black. The first edition of the U.S. edition (stated). Housed in a bright dust jacket that shows minor scuffing to spine ends. An unusually tight, clean copy of this Blandings Castle novel. 276 pp. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good ++.
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A Ship Made of Paper: A Novel

by SPENCER, Scott

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060185343
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$19.50

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NY: Ecco, 2003. Bound in Dark gray over light gray boards, stamped in silver, in matching illustrated dust jacket. A 352 pp. book by the noted author of Endless Love. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Henry and Clara (Signed)

by MALLON, Thomas

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Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395590713
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$52.50

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NY: Ticknor & Fields, 1994. Bound in tan cloth over orange boards, stamped in gold. A tight, clean copy of this, the author's third novel. Signed by the author (Signature only) on the title page. 358 pp. A novel re: the two who sat in President Lincoln's booth on that fatal night. … Read more
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The Refugees

by NGUYEN, Viet Thanh

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Published
2017
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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NY: Grove Press, 2017. Bound in Blue cloth over blue boards, in matching blue dust jacket. A new novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning author for "The Sympathizer". 207 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Nothing But Wodehouse

by WODEHOUSE, P. G., NASH, Ogden, Ed.

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Published
1946
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Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$42.00

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NY: Doubleday, 1946. Boundi in red cloth, stamped in black. Housed in a bright dust jacket that was reinforced from the obverse (probably in 1940's), shows well in mylar. Dust jacket has Doubleday price of $2.95 atop the front flap of the jacket. An above average copy of this first Doubleday printing. . First Edition Thus.… Read more
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Spring Fever

by WODEHOUSE, P. G.

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Published
1948
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Very Good ++
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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$45.00

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NY: Doubleday, 1948. Boundi in rust colored boards, stamped in white. Housed in a bright dust jacket that shows one nick to spine and a light bit of edgewear. Dust jacket has Doubleday price of $2.44 reprinted atop the front flap of the jacket. An above average copy of this first edition (stated). 223 pp. … Read more
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Danny and the Boys

by TRAVER, Robert

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Published
1951
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Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
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Cleveland: World Books, 1951. Bound in black cloht over patterned boards, stamped in green in matching dustjacket. Subtitled, "Legends of Hungry Hollow". Some scuffing to top of spine of dust jacket -- but overall, a tight, clean copy. 254 pp. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.
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A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates

by BAILEY, Blake

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Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312287214
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$20.00

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NY: Picador, 2003. Bound in black boards, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket with a picture of a young Yates on the front panel. A 671 pp. biography of Yates, the author of Revolutionary Road and speech writer for Robert F. Kennedy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.
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Hiding Man: A Biography of Donald Barthelme

by DAUGHERTY, Terry

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Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312378684
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$20.00

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NY: St. Martin's Press, 2009. Bound in stiff gray boards, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket. A full length portrait of the artist says John Barth. 581 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Young Men in Spats

by WODEHOUSE, P. G.

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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$75.00

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NY: Doubleday Doran, 1936. Boundi in light green cloth, stamped in dark green (some minor mottling). Housed in a bright dust jacket that shows some chipping to spine extremes and top edge. Still, an above average copy of this first edition (stated). 297 pp. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +.
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Voyager: Travel Writings

by BANKS, Russell

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Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780061857676
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$18.00

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NY: Ecco, 2016. Bound in Bound in gray and green boards, stamped in gold in an illustrated dust jacket. 272 pp. "as new" copy. Travel writing.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Knots and Crosses (Signed)

by RANKIN, Ian

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Published
1987
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Good +
Edition
First American Edition
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NY: Doubleday, 1987. A typical ex-lib copy with all of the flaws -- but the price-clipped dust jacket is acceptable. The first edition of the author's first book (and first John Rebus). A place saving copy until you can swing a Fine/Fine copy. 182 pp. Signed on the title page with the author's tic-tac-toe drawing. … Read more
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Fortune Smiles (Signed)

by JOHNSON, Adam

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Published
2015
Condition
Mint
Edition
First American Edition
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$65.00

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NY: Random House, 2015. Bound in black and blue boards, stamped in silver. The first edition of this book of short stories that won the 2015 National Book Award. Signed by the author on a page tipped in by the publisher. Brand new -- unread copy. . Signed By Author. First American Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Rabbit Angstrom The Four Novels (Signed)

by UPDIKE, John

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Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Third Printing
ISBN
9780375411762
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$175.00

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New York: Everyman's Library, 1995. Bound in red cloth stamped in black and gold. Silk bookmark; signed by the author on the front free endpaper. This is the third printing of this Everyman's Library edition. 1519 pp. Contains Rabbit, Run, Rabbit Redux, Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest. . Signed By Author. Third Printing.… Read more
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A Native Son of the Golden West

by HOUSTON, James D.

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Published
1971
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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NY: Dial, 1971. One tiny ding (smaller than a pencil eraser) on spine but affects dust jacket and layer of book. Dust jacket is price-clipped. Overall, a tight, clean copy of this scarce novel on Surfing. Considered by Surfing aficionados to be one of the best (along with Nunn's Tapping the Source). 234 pp.… Read more
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Flaubert's Parrot (Signed)

by BARNES, Julian

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Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394542720
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$110.00

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, 1985. The first U.S. edition of the author's third book. Many consider this to be his best work to date. 190 pp. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket. Signed by author on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. . Signed by Author. First Edition.… Read more
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