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The Old Boys
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The Old Boys

By Trevor, William

New York: Viking, 1964. Light brown woven cloth, spine lettered in black and gilt. Gentle spine lean, else a crisp, tightly bound near fine copy in near fine, lightly dust-soiled, spine tanned dust jacket. Included are 3 items from the publisher: a Review Copy slip; a promo piece, and a note regarding an error on the dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$75.00

SISTER WOLF
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SISTER WOLF

By Arensberg, Ann

New York: Knopf, 1980. A Fine copy of the author's first book which won the 1981 National Book Award for Best First Novel. The dust jacket is crisp and very near fine. Laid in is a letter from Laurie Colwin's friend, editor Alice Quinn, to Susan Isaacs, passionately recommending SISTER WOLF.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$15.00

The Fall of America, poems of these States 1965-1971
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The Fall of America, poems of these States 1965-1971

By Ginsberg, Allen

San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1972. Near Fine paperback in first issue black and white wrappers, lightly soiled and with spots of foxing to rear panel. The Pocket Poets Series no. 30. Contains all of the correct points of the true first edition, first printing: white wrappers with black lettering and price of $2.50 to upper rear cover. 188pp. Later issue is in black wrappers lettered in white.. First Edition, First Printing. Perfect Bound Wrappers. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$50.00

Sula
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Sula

By Morrison, Toni

New York: Knopf, 1974. Previous owner's small, name/address stamp at top of front flyleaf, else a crisp, clean and fine copy of the Book Club edition, in very near fine dust jacket.. First Edition, Second Printing (stated). Hard Cover.

$20.00

HOWL, and Other Poems
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HOWL, and Other Poems

By Ginsberg, Allen

San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1956. A lovely, clean and tightly bound near fine copy in black and white stapled wrappers. 44pp. With the Introduction by William Carlos Williams. The covers are very lightly soiled, and a little tanned along spine, but internally very clean and bright.. First Edition, Fourth Printing. Stapled Wrappers. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$50.00

Wild Apples (Poems)
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Wild Apples (Poems)

By Gogarty, Oliver (Signed)

New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929. Signed by the author on title page. Introduction by George Russell/A.E.). 8vo, 54pp. Black cloth spine stamped in gilt, gilt decorations on black paper-covered boards, which is the first state binding. Book is crisp, fresh and near fine, lacking the dust jacket.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover.

$40.00

THE CHIPS ARE DOWN (Les Jeux Sont Faits)

By Sartre, Jean-Paul (Louise Varese, translator)

New York: Lear, 1948. A bright, crisp, fresh very near fine book in lightly chipped very good dust jacket, small scuff marks to front panel, rear panel photo is slightly tanned. . 1st American Edition. Hard Cover.

$75.00

T.V. Baby Poems
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T.V. Baby Poems

By Ginsberg, Allen

London: Cape Goliard Press, 1967. Large unpaginated octavo (7" x 10"), illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, in yellow covered binding, brightly stamped in gilt on spine, with photographic illustrated dust jacket. This is one out of an edition of 400. Fine in lightly, but moderately foxed, very good dust jacket, with small tear to spine crown, mild wear to corners. . First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$75.00

The Two Towers
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The Two Towers

By Tolkien, J.R.R.

New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1955. later printing, with "First published in the United States 1955" on copyright page but no matching year on title page, as called for. Publisher's light blue cloth lettered in gilt, with the original fold-out map in the rear of the text; in the original pictorial teal dust jacket designed by Walter Lorraine, with a dragon and tree illustration to the front panel. CONDITION: Very slight spine lean and faint vertical crease to spine cloth, minimally soiled top page edges, mild tanning to text, which is clean and unmarked. The binding is firm, corners sharp; a very good plus book in very good, unclipped dust jacket priced $5.95. The jacket is lightly tanned, minimally soiled at rear, a little worn at spine ends, and with one short tear to bottom of front flap at the fold.. First U.S. Edition,. Hard Cover.

$150.00

Transport to Summer
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Transport to Summer

By Stevens, Wallace

New York: Knopf, 1947. Black cloth backed spine, green papered boards, printed paper label on spine. Small 8vo. 147+1pp. Last page, unopened. Tightly bound, square and clean copy, near fine; mildy sunned covers, spot wear and mild stains to spine, no dust jacket.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$50.00

Auroras of Autumn
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Auroras of Autumn

By Stevens, Wallace

New York: Knopf, 1950. Blue cloth, gilt lettered spine (mostly rubbed off). 8vo. 193pp. Cover stains to rear, one tiny stain to front, small scripted name/date on front flyleaf, else a tight, clean, very good book, no dust jacket.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$30.00

The Yellow Pages
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The Yellow Pages

By Merrill, James

Cambridge, MA: Temple Bar Bookshop, 1974. Very near fine in illustrated, perfect bound printed wrappers, with what appears to be a gift inscription from the publishers at upper corner of inside front cover.. First Edition (stated). wraps.

$20.00

What Are Years
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What Are Years

By Moore, Marianne

New York: Macmillan, 1941. 8vo. 54pp. Teal cloth brightly lettered in gilt on front and spine. Covers are moderately foxed, as are the front and rear pastedowns, else a very good plus copy, with square and tight binding, bright and clean text, in bright and clean, good to very good dust jacket, slightly worn at extremeties, small chip and front flap clipped, though $1.50 price still present.. First Printing (stated). Hard Cover.

$50.00

Fairies and Fusiliers
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Fairies and Fusiliers

By Graves, Robert

London: Heinemann, 1917. Nick and light wear to spine ends, spine sunned, former owner's scripted name (small) on front flyleaf which is lightly tanned, else a tight, crisp and internally bright, clean near fine copy; no dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$100.00

Saint Maybe (Signed)
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Saint Maybe (Signed)

By Tyler, Anne

New York: Knopf, 1991. SIGNED by the author on the second blank page. Mild, very faint foxing to upper page edges, else fine in fine, unclipped dust jacket.. Signed by Author. First Trade Edition. Hard Cover.

$15.00

East of Eden
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East of Eden

By Steinbeck, John

New York: Viking, 1952. First Issue (with "bite" for "bight" on p. 281, line 3), in first state dust jacket with author's photographic portrait on rear panel and no reviews. 8vo. 602pp. Bright green cloth with dark green lettering, and black on red title patch to spine. The book is Very Good Plus: binding is tight, the corners are pointy; the covers are clean, as are the pages. The dust jacket, priced $4.50 on front flap, is Good Plus. It is clean, though rear panel is slightly dust-soiled, missing chips along top edge, and 1½ " piece at spine crown affecting the author's name; front panel suffers a large creased tear, still it is an appealing looking jacket, protected in archival Brodart sleeve.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$175.00

LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS
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LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS

By Styron, William

Bobbs-Merrill, 1951. 8vo. 400pp. Original olive cloth, brightly stamped in gilt on front cover and spine. A beautiful very near fine copy of the author's first book in unclipped, near fine dust jacket with a few nicks to edges, and faint crease to bottom of rear panel.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$110.00

Danny's Own Story
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Danny's Own Story

By Marquis, Don

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1912. A crisp, fresh, tight and square copy of the author's first book, illustrated by E. W. Kemble, in an attractive, slightly tanned, and mildly dampstained, very good dust jacket, with moderately chipped spine ends.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$200.00

Mr. Hawley Breaks Into Song
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Mr. Hawley Breaks Into Song

By Marquis, Don

New York: Privately Printed, 1923. One of two hundred copies printed at the Cheltenham Press. Small 8vo. (15pp.) Decorative boards, paper label on front. Boards moderately rubbed, though label is immaculate. The binding is firm, and text is bright and fresh. The rare, original tissue dust jacket, tanned, and detached at rear spine is still with this copy. This book was once owned by Mahonri M. Young, whose name is neatly scripted on the front pastedown. Mr. Young was a noted sculptor and artist, and was the grandson of Brigham Young, the second President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and first Governor of Utah. . First Edition.. Hard Cover.

$175.00

Scarecrow
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Scarecrow

By Hernton, Calvin

New York: Doubleday, 1974. Two mild dings to front cover edges, light tanning along inner hinges, else a near fine copy of the author's first book, in crisp and bright, very good or better unclipped dust jacket, lightly soiled at rear, and minimal amount of nicks and rub marks.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$20.00

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