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Hallucinations: Being An Account of the Life and Adventures of Friar Servando Teresa de Mier
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Hallucinations: Being An Account of the Life and Adventures of Friar Servando Teresa de Mier

By Arenas, Reinaldo

London: Jonathan Cape, 1971. First British Edition. Fine/Very Good. First British edition, review copy with publisher's slip laid in. 287 pp. Gray cloth with gilt spine lettering. Fine in Very Good dust jacket with crease down spine panel, a little toned, small tear near head. Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas' second novel, a reimagining of the life of an imprisoned dissident priest. Arenas' life and escape from Cuba would be profiled in his book and the subsequent indie film based on it, Before Night Falls.

$100.00

Lourdes, Rome, & Paris: The Three Cities
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Lourdes, Rome, & Paris: The Three Cities

By Zola, Emile

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1898. Near Fine. First American editions of Paris and Rome, "New Edition, Revised and Corrected" of Lourdes. x, [ii], 377; [vi], 400, [4, ads]; vi, [ii], 434; [vi], 473, [4, ads]; x, [ii], 383; [vii] 384-744, [4, ads] pp. Complete in six volumes. Original maroon cloth with gilt lettering and ruling. A Near Fine set with sharp gilt and clean cloth, former owner's stamp on front free endpapers, a little toning to cloth (especially spines) and shelf wear; pencil scrawl on the rear paste down of Lourdes vol. 2; first vol. of Lourdes has a binder's error of a single creased page with a yapped edge; vol. 2 of Paris has a toned square shape to the front cover. Lacking jackets. An uncommon set of French novelist Emile Zola's Les Trois Villes.

$300.00

The Fountain
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The Fountain

By Morgan, Charles

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. First Edition. Near Fine/Good+. First edition. [ix], 451 pp. Original gray cloth with silver and blue stamping, black topstain. Near Fine with a little foxing to cloth, corners slightly bumped, in unclipped orginal jacket with chip near head, tear with creasing to top edge of front panel, spine panel sunned and toned, Good+. The third novel by a British writer who was quite widely read on both sides of the Atlantic in his day but then fell into obscurity.

$60.00

A Prayer for Owen Meany
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A Prayer for Owen Meany

By Irving, John

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1989. First Edition. Fine. First edition, signed by John Irving. Bound in publisher's full green leather stamped in gilt, with prospectus laid in. Fine. A beautiful copy.

$300.00

The Insulted and Injured
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The Insulted and Injured

By Dostoyevsky, Fyodor; Garnett, Constance [Translator]

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916. Good. Early printing with no date on title page, next volume in series A Raw Youth listed opposite title page as last title and not released yet. (iv), 345 pp. Original gray cloth with gilt lettering. Good with rubbed cloth, worn at head and tail, binding a little shaken, former owners' names written at front. The sixth novel in The Novels of Fyodor Dostoevsky series, which was translated into English first by Frederick Whishaw in a 1886 UK edition.

$100.00

The Hamlet
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The Hamlet

By Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1940. First Edition. Very Good+. First edition, copy #203 of 250 in the limited edition signed by Faulkner on colophon. [x], 421 pp. Publisher's three quarter blue cloth, decorative paper boards, gilt topstain, backstrip ruled and lettered in gilt. Very Good+ with some toning and rubbing to decorative paper, light soiling to fore edge, lacking original acetate wraps. Gilt sharp. A specially-bound signed first of the first novel in the Snopes trilogy.

$2500.00

The Dark Messenger
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The Dark Messenger

By Cooper, Clarence, Jr.

Evanston, IL: Regency, 1962. First Edition. Very Good. First Edition. 157 pp. Very Good with small nick in front cover, light wear. The corrupt "world of the sensational negro press" is explored by African-American novelist and former newspaperman Clarence Cooper Jr. in this paperback original, with the front cover tagline "They Lived On The Blood Of Their Own People.

$80.00

To a God Unknown
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To a God Unknown

By Steinbeck, John

New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1933. First Edition, First Issue. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first issue. [vi], 325 pp. Publisher's green cloth with spine lettered in gilt, black topstain. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, lightly worn at extremities, back panel a little dust-soiled, a little sticker remnant on front flap. An attractive copy of an uncommon first of Steinbeck's third novel, one of only 598 copies sold.

$5000.00

American Hunger
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American Hunger

By Wright, Richard; Fabre, Michael [Afterword]

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1977. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. [xii], 147 pp. Original blue cloth lettered in silver. Fine with a hint of sunning to cloth along top edge, in Near Fine dust jacket with slightly-sunned spine panel, light rubbing. A neat, clean copy of the follow-up to Wright's famous novel Black Boy.

$100.00

A Room of One's Own
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A Room of One's Own

By Woolf, Virginia

London: The Hogarth Press, 1929. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Publisher's original cinnamon cloth covered boards with titles in gilt on spine. Near Fine with pages toned, offsetting to endsheets and a small nick to the top edge of the front board. In a Near Fine dust jacket with toning to the spine, light edge-chips and a 3-inch split started at the bottom of the front spine joint. A very lovely copy of Woolf's feminist essay, which proclaims "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.

$4000.00

Another Roadside Attraction
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Another Roadside Attraction

By Robbins, Tom

Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1971. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition stated, first printing. Signed by Tom Robbins on the front free end paper. Near Fine, with light edge wear, in a Very Good unclipped dust jacket with wear mostly at the spine's extremities. A lovely, signed copy of the the author's first published novel.

$1000.00

The Great Gatsby
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The Great Gatsby

By Fitzgerald, F. Scott

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing, first issue with textual errors present: page 60, line 16 "chatter"; page 119, line 22 "northern"; page 165, line 16 "it's"; page 205, lines 9-10 "sick in tired"; page 211, lines 7-8 "Union Street station." Publisher's dark green cloth binding with titles stamped in blind on upper board and in gilt on spine, lacking the scarce dust jacket. Near Fine, with light wear to cloth mainly at corners and spine ends. Erased owner name to front free endpaper. Pages toned and foxed throughout, though heaviest at prelims and terminals. The gilt spine lettering is dulled though still rather legible. A nice copy of this classic of 20th century literature.

$3500.00

The Master and Margarita
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The Master and Margarita

By Bulgakov, Mikhail; Glenny, Michael [Translator]

New York: Harper & Row, 1967. First American Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. States first American edition. Bound in publisher's black cloth with spine lettered in red and gilt. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket with light shelf wear and light soiling. Stated first edition of the Michael Glenny translation, though Grove Press also published an edition in 1967.

$450.00

The Master and Margarita
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The Master and Margarita

By Bulgakov, Mikhail; Ginsburg, Mirra [Translator]

New York: Grove Press, 1967. First Grove Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First printing of the Grove Press edition. Bound in publisher's black cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Near Fine, with light rubbing to gilt, previous owner name to front free endpaper. In a Near Fine dust jacket with light shelf wear, light soiling, and a small circular sticker covering the price on the front flap. Stated first printing of the Mirra Ginsburg translation, though Harper & Row also published an edition in 1967.

$300.00

Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West
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Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West

By McCarthy, Cormac

New York: Random House, 1985. First Edition. Very Good+/Near Fine. First edition. [ix], 337 pp. Publisher's crimson cloth quarter cloth over red paper covered boards, spine lettered in gilt, ruled in red. Very Good+ with remainder mark and tiny dampstain to top edge, bottom corners bumped, in unfaded, unclipped dust jacket, Near Fine with light wear to laminate, a small scuff. A nice copy of one of McCarthy's most acclaimed novels.

$2400.00

Leaving Las Vegas
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Leaving Las Vegas

By O'Brien, John

Wichita: Watermark Press, 1990. First Edition. Very Good/Near Fine. First edition. [vi], 189, [5] pp. Original black cloth lettered in silver. Very Good with scratch in cloth near foot, wear spots to front free endpaper and half title from removed stickers, in Near Fine unclipped dust jacket. The author's only novel to be published during his lifetime. He committed suicide in 1994, just two weeks after learning this book would be made into a film.

$125.00

Come Back, Dr. Caligari
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Come Back, Dr. Caligari

By Barthleme, Donald

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1964. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Signed by Barthleme, inscribed to Celia Simon and her partner on half title. [viii], 183 pp. Original purple cloth with gilt lettering. Near Fine with former owner's on front free endpaper, scratch to that page, in an unclipped dust jacket with small spine panel repair. The author's first collection of stories. Laid in is an original pencil portrait of Barthelme by an unknown artist dated 1982, very skillfully done, signed by Barthleme as well.

$500.00

Snow White
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Snow White

By Barthelme, Donald

New York: Atheneum, 1967. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Signed by Donald Barthelme on bookplate mounted on front free endpaper. [viii], 181, [1] pp. Original cloth. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with very faint strips of toning. The author's first novel.

$100.00

Come Back, Dr. Caligari
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Come Back, Dr. Caligari

By Barthelme, Donald

London: Eyre & Spottiswood, 1966. First UK Edition. Fine/Fine. First British edition. Signed by Donald Barthleme on bookplate mounted on front free endpaper. [viii], 183 pp. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering. Fine in Fine dust jacket. The author's first collection of stories.

$100.00

The Haunting of Hill House
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The Haunting of Hill House

By Jackson, Shirley

New York: The Viking Press, 1959. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good+. First edition, first printing. 246 pp. Yellow and aqua cloth lettered in black. Near Fine, former owner's name written on paste down, very slight lean, water droplets to topstain, in Very Good+ unclipped dust jacket with a few short tears to top edge, faint small dampstain to back panel, light wear. A nice copy of the horror novel that inspired the 1963 and 1999 films entitled The Haunting and the Netflix series.

$950.00

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