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A Walk in the Sun

by Brown, Harry

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Published
2000
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As New
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Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
ISBN
9780884110750
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$50.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. Facsimile edition in reduced format (approx. 5x7) unread, as new. Unpriced DJ also as new. 187 pp.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. As New/As New.
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The Death of the Detective

by Smith, Mark

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citynightsbooks
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780394487663
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$75.00

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Knopf; [distributed by Random House], 1974. Stated first edition. Black cloth, titles embossed at spine, black topstain. Author also wrote Toyland and The Middleman. Book very good with some evidence of readerwear, light soil at foreedge. DJ also very good with edge curling. 596 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Hollywood: A Novel

by Bukowski, Charles

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Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780876857632
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$25.00

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Black Sparrow Press, 1999. Eighteenth printing. Cover painting by John Register. Very good unread coyp with shelfwear to cover. 239 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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The Death of Sweet Mister

by Woodrell, Daniel

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Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780399147517
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$50.00

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Putnam Adult, 2001. First printing. By the author of Give Us A Kiss and Woe To Live On, among others. Book and DJ near fine with a git of edge soil. 196 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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A Story for Teddy and Others

by Sadow, Harvey

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$25.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1965. Stated first printing. Black cloth, gilt titles, blue topstain. Contains eight stories. Book very good plus with a bit of edge soil DJ likewise very good plus with some ink transfer in printing process. 220 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Tin Drum

by Grass, Gunter

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$150.00

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Pantheon Books, 1963. First edition (NAP). Red cloth, black/gilt titles and decoration, no topstain. Translated by Ralph Mannheim. Book very good plus/near fine with little wear. DJ, with a date of 2/63, also very good with one small chip near head of spine. Original price of $6.95 intact. 592 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Garments the Living Wear

by Purdy, James

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citynightsbooks
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780720607338
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$55.00

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Peter Owen Publishers, 1999. First UK edition (FP). Green cloth, gilt titles, pictorial endsheets. By the author of 63: Dream Palace, Cabot Wright Begins, In a Shallow Grave and other novels, this one is a dark satire of NYC in the 1980s, the AIDs epidemic, the super-rich and other topics that may seem relevant now. Book near fine with light… Read more
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In a shallow grave

by Purdy, James

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780877951247
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$40.00

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Arbor House, 1975. First edition (NAP). Tan cloth, blue titles and authorial signature to front. Novel set on the 'hurricane-battered' Virginia coast. Book very good with edge spotting to boards and deckled foreedge. DJ likewise very good with one short closed tear, repaired with archival tissue. 140 pp. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Sister X and the Victims of Foul Play

by Polite, Carlene Hatcher

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780374265212
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$55.00

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1975. First printing stated. Brown cloth, gilt titles, maroon topstain. This writer only produced two novels, the other being The Flagellants. Most of her Wikipedia entry is devoted to her teaching style, in which endeavor she had a long career until her death in 2009. Unfortunate that she didn't produce more novels, as this one is… Read more
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My Father Sits In the Dark

by Weidman, Jerome

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$40.00

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William Heinemann, 1961. First UK edition (FP).Orange binding, gilt titles. A collection of 14 stories with an introduction by the author. Book very good plus with previous owner bookplate and signature to ffep but little other wear. DJ likewise very good plus with little wear. 204 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The seabirds are still alive: Collected stories

by Bambara, Toni Cade

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780394481432
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$65.00

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Random House, 1977. Stated first edition with RH customary edition statement. Blue cloth spine, confetti boards, gilt titles. Contains 10 stories. Book very good with edge spotting, discoloration to cloth at gutters, mild fading to cloth.. DJ also very good with faint stripe from old-style Brodart, else little wear. 208 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Shoeless Joe

by Kinsella, W.P.

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780395320471
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$75.00

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1982. First printing. Ivory cloth over dark gray boards, gilt titles/design. Basis of the film Field of Dreams. Book unread, very good with light edge spotting, slight moisture warp to text block. DJ also very good with spotting to reverse, little other wear. 265 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Overhead in a Balloon: Twelve Stories of Paris

by Gallant, Mavis

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
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1st Edition
ISBN
9780394545110
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$40.00

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Random House, 1987. First edition stated with RH's customary edition statement. Navy spine, blue boards, gilt titles. Book very good half-plus with hint of warping to text block but no other discernible flaws. DJ very good with small piece of cellotape stuck to top of back panel, mild rubbing. 196 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Wait Until the Evening

by Bennett, Hal

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Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780385010221
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$175.00

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Doubleday & Co., 1974. Stated first edition. Half green / half tan cloth, orange titles. Noirish tale set in Virginia by the author of Lord of Dark Places and other novels. Book very good plus / near fine with little wear. DJ with illustration by Wendell Minor, also very good with light soil. One of Bennett's less-common titles. 258 pp..… Read more
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Lord of Dark Places

by Bennett, Hal

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780393086034
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$75.00

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W, W, Norton & Co., 1970. First printing. Rose cloth, gilt titles. By the author of Wilderness of Vines and other books. Book very good plus with light top edge soil, darkening to pastedowns. DJ also very good with price clipped.286 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat

by Moore, Edward Kelsey

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Published
2013
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780307959928
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$65.00

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Knopf, 2013. Stated first edition. Coral spine, mustard boards, gilt titles. Flatsigned on title page under his crossed-out name. A bittersweet fictional account of some childhood experiences by this writer who has achieved a reputation for short fiction, although a cellist by profession. Book and DJ near fine with 'Autographed' sticker to DJ. 307 pp. . Signed by Author. 1st… Read more
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True Grit

by Portis, Charles

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$225.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1968. Fourth printing. Rose cloth, gilt titles. Book very good with light soil/aging to text block at edges, no other wear. DJ with well-known jacket design by Paul Davis, likewise very good with light edgewear, no tears. 215 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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All Night Visitors

by Major, Clarence

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$75.00

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Olympia Press, 1970. Olympia Press OPS-16, first softcover edition with cover quote by Ishmael Reed. Inscribed on ffep to (Boston Poet Laureate) Sam Cornish, 'One of the best poets working today,' Very good plus with light aging to cover. 203 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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NEW WORLD STORIES (Illinois Short Fiction)

by Banks, Russell

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780252007224
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$45.00

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University of Illinois Press, 1986. First printing (NAP). Contains 10 stories. Inscribed to former Boston Poet Laureate Sam Cornish on ffep. Very good with light soil to cover. 136 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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The Agony and the Ecsasy: The Biographical Novel of Michelangelo

by Stone, Irving

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$100.00

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Doubleday & Co., 1966. Stated first edition. Tan cloth, black/gilt titles blocks at front and spine. Book very good with top edge soil. DJ also very good with rubbing, 2 cellotape repairs to reverse at spine-ends, edgewear. 664 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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