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CITIES OF THE RED NIGHT

By Burroughs, William S.

New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston , 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Cloth-backed boards in dust jacket; large 8vo. 332 pp. Signed by the author and inscribed "For Jack" on the title page. Board edges faded, text edges with a couple of faint stains, and very good in a price clipped else near fine dust jacket. (All our hardcovers in dust jacket are in removable protective archival covers).

$75.00

THE YELLOW BIRDS
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THE YELLOW BIRDS

By Powers, Kevin

New York: Little Brown & Co, 2012. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine. Decorated wrappers; small 8vo. 226 pp. Advance Reading Copy from uncorrected proofs of the author's first novel. Signed by the author. The cover difffering from the final dust jacket art. The book would go on to win the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Guardian First Book Award, and was a National Book Award Finalist. A very near fine copy with trace wear to the edges. Scarce signed.

$50.00

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
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The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

By Mathis, Ayana

New York: Knopf, 2012. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Cloth-backed boards in dust jacket; 8vo. First printing of the author's first book. Signed and dated in December 2012 (month of publication) by the author on the title page. Fine unread copy in a fine complete (not price-clipped) dust jacket with teh Oprah sticker (not really an issue point since it can be removed). (In removable archival protective covers.)

$20.00

THE ARM OF FLESH
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THE ARM OF FLESH

By Salter, James

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good -. Cloth-backed boards in dust jacket; small 8vo. 183 pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Light offsetting to the endpapers else near fine in an about very good dust jacket,well-rubbed and with shallow loss at crown and foot of the spine area; ink price on flap over old price (not price-clipped) (in removable protective archival covers). The author's second novel, scarce in collectible condition, very scarce signed.

$750.00

GILEAD

By Robinson, Marilynne

New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/fine. Cloth-backed boards in dust jacket; 8vo. Signed by the author on the title page. The author's second novel, first after many years of a well-documented "writer's block"; winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Bottom edge bumped else fine in a fine complete dust jacket (in removable mylar).

$150.00

THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 1992

By Kenison, Katrina and Robert Stone (eds.); [signed by] Amy Bloom, Robert Olen Butler, Lorrie Moore, Joyce Carol Oates, Tobias Wolff et al.

New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. This annual (20 stories) edited by Robert Stone, and signed by him. Also signed by Amy Bloom, Robert Olen Butler, Lorrie Moore, Joyce Carol Oates, and Tobias Wolff, all at their contributions except Butler who signed on the contents page. Fine copy in lightly worn at extremities else fine dust jacket (in removable protective archival cover).

$100.00

THE TSAR OF LOVE AND TECHNO
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THE TSAR OF LOVE AND TECHNO

By Marra, Anthony

New York: Hogarth, 2015. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Fine copy in like dust jjacket, signed by the author on the title page. Author's second book a collection of connected stories; his first the novel A CONSTELLATION OF VITAL PHENOMENA was a NYT bestseller and an award winner. Fine copy, signed, not inscribed.

$35.00

DUSK
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DUSK

By Salter, James

San Francisco: North Point, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Cloth in dust jacket; small 8vo. 157 pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Very near fine in a near fine lightly spine-faded dust jacket (in removable protective archival covers).. Uncommon book signed.

$150.00

WHY I WRITE

By Blythe, Will (ed.);[signed by] Elizabeth Gilbert, Rick Moody, Terry McMillan, Robert Stone, Jayne Anne Phillips, Mary Gaitskill, and Ann Patchett.

Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1998. First Edition. Near fine/fine. 226 pp. Signed at their contributions by Elizabeth Gilbert, Rick Moody, Terry McMillan, Robert Stone, Jayne Anne Phillips, Mary Gaitskill, and Ann Patchett. One corne bumped, else fine in a fine dust jacket.

$75.00

BLACK SWAN GREEN
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BLACK SWAN GREEN

By Mitchell, David

London: Sceptre, 2006. First U.K. Edition. Hardcover. As new/fine. Hardcover issue; large 8vo. 371 pp. The author's fourth novel. Fine in a fine dust jacket (in removable archival protective covers).

$15.00

FICTION INTERNATIONAL 6/7

By Banks, Russell et al.; Joe David Bellamy (ed.)

canton, NY: Bellamy , 1976. First Edition. Paperback. Very good. Pictorial wrappers; 8vo. 180 pp. Signed by Russell Banks at the beginning of his contribution a story "The Perfect Couple" pp.46-53. There is also an interview with Banks. A magaizne under the auspices of St. Lawrence University. Very good copy.

$25.00

GOLDEN STATES
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GOLDEN STATES

By Cunningham, Michael

New New York: Crown, 1984. First Edition. Near fine/fine. Cloth-backed boards in dust jacket; large 8vo. 241 pp. Signed by the author and dated November 20, 2000 on the title page. Slight bump to top edge else about fine in a fine complete (not-price-clipped) dust jacket. The publisher was not known for literary fiction and this first novel received mostly good but modest reviews. The author has requested it not be published in paperback, so it is not well-known. His third book won the Pulitzer Prize. (In removable protective archival covers.)

$75.00

ELECT MR ROBINSON FOR A BETTER WORLD
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ELECT MR ROBINSON FOR A BETTER WORLD

By Antrim, Donald

New York: Viking Press, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Black cloth in dust jacket; small 8vo. First printing of the author's first book. An As New Copy.

$25.00

AN EARTHLY MOTHER SITS AND SINGS

By Crowley, John (Charles Vess, illus.)

Minneapolis: DreamHaven Press, 2000. First edition. Paperback. Fine. An attractive production of this short story illustrated by Charles Vess. Approximately 2000 copies were printed for their appearance at the 2000 World Fantasy Convention. This copy especially signed by both Crowley and Vess on the cover. Very fine in wrappers.

$30.00

ON THE WATERFRONT
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ON THE WATERFRONT

By Schulberg, Budd; Elia Kazen

Hollywood: Samuel French, 1989. First Thus. Hardcover (issued without a dust jacket). Fine. Blue cloth, 8vo. Number 19 of 300 copies. Signed by the author Schulberg and the director Kazan on the colophon; additionally signed by three of the principal actors: Rod Steiger on the ffep, and Karl Malden and Eve Marie Saint on the title page. Scarce with the additional signatures. The movie as released in 1954, a novelization by Schulberg followed the following year. A fine copy, issued without a dust jacket.

$450.00

MOON PALACE
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MOON PALACE

By Auster, Paul

New York: Viking Press, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/fine. Near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Top tip bumped, slightly sunned edges, else fine in a lovely complete dust jacket.

$50.00

CASSADA
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CASSADA

By Salter, James

Washington DC: Counterpoint, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket.; 8vo. 208 pp. A substantially reworked version of his second novel THE ARM OF FLESH published originally in 1961. This copy signed (not inscribed) on the titlepage. (in removable protective archival covers).

$75.00

NEWS OF THE SPIRIT

By Smith. Lee

New York: Putnam, 1997. First Edition. Fine/fine. Collection of stories by this North Carolina writer. Fine copy.

$12.00

LOLITA
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LOLITA

By Nabokov, Vladimir

Paris: Olympia, 1955. First edition. Paperback. Near fine. Original wraps; first issue w/ 900 francs on the rear covers. 2 vols. Exceptional copies with minor flaws: vol. one has a small bump at the spine; vol. two with a short tear expertly repaired, otherwise minor rubbing and wear, bright with no foxing and little creasing to the spine. Near fine copies, each book held separately in folding cloth cases; all housed in a deluxe clamshell box with gilt-stamped label. Best copies we have seen in a decade. One of the cornerstone works of the 20th Century, one of the few comparable for notoriety and quality to ULYSSES.

$10000.00

LOOK AT THE HARLEQUINS!

By Nabokov, Vladimir

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good -/near fine. Glossy black cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. 253 pp. The fourth of five of his books to be nominated for a National Book Award - all failing to win. Bottom edges bumped, very light foxing to edges, else about very good, in a complete dust jacket, a bit thumbed at crown, else about fine and brighter than usual. (Juliar A46.1)

$25.00

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