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Bushwacked! (Signed); A Counterfeit President for a Fake Democracy (Signed)

by Baraka, Amiri

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Published
2001
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Very Good
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First edition
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New Brunswick: Unity and Struggle productions, 2001. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Small paper chapbook. 19 pp. A collection of short essays on the 2000 National Elections. Very good condition in glossy stapled wrappers with photo of the author on the front cover. SIGNED and dated by the author on the title page.
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cover of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Signed by Illustrator)

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Signed by Illustrator)

by Children's - Rowling, J. K. (Illustrated by Mary Grandpre)

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Published
2003
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Fine
Edition
Reprint
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New York: Scholastic Press, 2003. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Fifth installment of the ever-popular Harry Potter series of books. This is the 4th US printing. A fine copy in dustwrapper. Illustrations by Mary Grandpre who has SIGNED this copy on the title page. A signature not often found. 870 pp.
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cover of Exile and the Kingdom

Exile and the Kingdom

by Camus, Albert

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Published
1958
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Very Good +
Edition
First American edition
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New York: Alfred Knopf, 1958. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Small hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. 213 pp. A collection of stories translated into English by Justin O'Brien. Stated First American Edition. A handsome very good plus copy in clipped, but otherwise handsome dustwrapper.
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cover of The Intellectual Follies - A Memoir of the Literary Venture in New York and Paris (Inscribed)

The Intellectual Follies - A Memoir of the Literary Venture in New York and Paris (Inscribed)

by Abel, Lionel

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Published
1984
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Very Good
Edition
First edition
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New York: W. W. Norton, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 8vo. Quarter navy cloth over boards. 304 pp. A memoir by this playwright and critic. A somewhat worn, well-thumbed copy. Very good overall in a worn and somewhat frayed dustwrapper. With a nice INSCRIPTION by Abel on the first blank endpaper.
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cover of Poster / Flyer for The Ticklish Acrobat, A New Comedy at The Artists Theatre

Poster / Flyer for The Ticklish Acrobat, A New Comedy at The Artists Theatre

by Theater Ephemera - Hivnor, Robert (Herbert Machiz, Julian beck)

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No Date
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Very Good
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First edition
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New York: The Artists Theatre, No Date. First edition. Loose Sheets. Very Good. Single double-sided sheet of 8 1/2 x 11" paper. Two horizontal mailing folds, else very good condition. An announcement flyer for the production of The Ticklish Acrobat by Hivnor, directed by Herbert Machiz and with settings by Julian Beck. The play opened March 8 at… Read more
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cover of The Bonfire of the Vanities (Signed and with a one page A. L. S.)

The Bonfire of the Vanities (Signed and with a one page A. L. S.)

by Wolfe, Tom

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
Edition
Later printing
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New York: Farrar Straus, 1987. Later printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 8vo. 659 pp novel by the author of The Right Stuff. Later printing. Source for the film of the same name starring Tom Hanks. A significant and influential novel and satire of the 1980's. Square, clean near fine hardbound book in unclipped dustwrapper. Franklin Library did a… Read more
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cover of The Big Rock Candy Mountain

The Big Rock Candy Mountain

by Stegner, Wallace

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Published
1973
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Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
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$125.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1973. First Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Cloth 8vo in dustwrapper. 611 pp. First edition thus of the reissue of one of Stegner's great novels. Near fine in blue cloth in near fine price intact dustwrapper with very mild edge wear. Originally published in 1943. Scarce edition.
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cover of Chicago

Chicago

by Movie Source Books - Watkins, Maurine

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Published
1927
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Very Good
Edition
First edition
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New York: Alfred Knopf, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Hardbound 8vo in dustwrapper. 111 pp. First edition of this play which formed the basis for the Broadway show and movie of the same name. Prior owner name to the front endpaper. Wear to decorated boards. A good to very good copy. The dustwrapper is quite worn with… Read more
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cover of Paul Auster A Comprehensive Bibliographic Checklist of Published Works 1968 - 1994

Paul Auster A Comprehensive Bibliographic Checklist of Published Works 1968 - 1994

by Bibliography - Drenttel, William (Paul Auster)

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Published
1994
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Fine
Edition
First edition
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New York: William Drenttel, 1994. First edition. Cloth. Fine. Cloth 8vo with paper spine label. Issued without dustwrapper. 93 pp. A fine copy. One of only 100 hand-numbered copies SIGNED BY AUSTER. Introduction by Robert Hughes and with a tipped on portrait photograph by Victor Schrager. An excellent reference work on the author of The New York Trilogy… Read more
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cover of Auggie Wren's Christmas Story (Signed Limited Edition)

Auggie Wren's Christmas Story (Signed Limited Edition)

by Auster, Paul

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Published
1992
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Fine
Edition
First edition
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New York: The Delos Press, 1992. First edition. Leather Bound. Fine. Small paper quarto. A 17 pp short story by Auster published here in a fine press edition by William Drenttel and The Delos Press in an edition of four hundred and fiftycopies. Fifty were bound in goatskin; one hundred were quarter-bound in buckram and the remaining 250… Read more
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cover of A Universal History of Infamy

A Universal History of Infamy

by Borges, Jorge Luis

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1972. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Originally published in Latin America in 1935, this is the first US edition of the author's collection of factual accounts of noted scoundrels. Translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni. 146 pp. A handsome near fine clothbound book in near fine unclipped and unfaded dustwrapper. … Read more
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cover of The Surre(gion)alist Manifesto and Other Writings

The Surre(gion)alist Manifesto and Other Writings

by Cafard, Max

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Published
2003
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Near Fine
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First edition
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Baton Rouge: Exquisite Corpse, 2003. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Trade paperbound volume. 169 pp. Introduction by Andrei Codrescu. A collection of essays and other writings by Cafard who came to prominence with his contributions to Exquisite Corpse a poetry and cultural touchstone magazine edited by Codrescu in the 1980's. A near fine copy.
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cover of Venture Smith (Signed by Chandler Saint)

Venture Smith (Signed by Chandler Saint)

by Saint, Chandler B. with Robert Pierce Forbes

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Published
2018
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Fine
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First edition
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Torrington, CT: Beecher House Center for the Study of Equal Rights, 2018. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Tall trade paperbound volume with French flaps. 256 pp. A fine copy. SIGNED by Saint. With an introduction by David Richardson. A detailed portrait of a survivorof the Middle Passage.
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cover of The Infinite Variety of Music (Inscribed with Card)

The Infinite Variety of Music (Inscribed with Card)

by Music - Bernstein, Leonard

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Published
1966
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Very Good +
Edition
First edition
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1966. First edition. Cloth. Very Good +/very good. Royal octavo.286 pp. With some black and white illustrations. First printing stated. A discourse on learning music by the great conductor, composer and pianist. Nicely INSCRIBED by Bernstein in year of publication. Along with a holiday card printed up for the family Bernstein use with… Read more
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cover of The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

by Dystopian Fiction - Atwood, Margaret

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Published
1985
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Very Good +
Edition
First edition
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$450.00

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. 8vo. First Canadian and true first edition of Ms. Atwood's acclaimed dystopian novel as seen by subjugated women in a frightening near future world. A handsome very good or better copy in price-intact dustwrapper. Winner of both the Governor's General Award as well as the… Read more
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cover of Music For A Broken Piano (Inscribed Association Copy)

Music For A Broken Piano (Inscribed Association Copy)

by Hall, James Baker

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Published
1982
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Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$600.00

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New York: Fiction Collective, 1982. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/near fine. Cloth 8vo in dustwrapper. 163 pp. First edition of the author's first book. A novel well-praised by Larry McMurtry on the rear cover. A handsome near fine copy in dustwrapper. INSCRIBED BY HALL TO HIS FRIEND AND PUBLISHER, JOHN BAUMBACH. This book is quite uncommon in the… Read more
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cover of Malcolm X as Ideology (Signed )

Malcolm X as Ideology (Signed )

by Baraka, Amiri with Theodore Harris

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Published
2008
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Fine
Edition
First edition
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Candia: John LeBow, 2008. First edition. Paperback. Fine. 8vo. 37 pp. Chapbook. An essay on Malcolm X. Published as The Razor Series No. 3. Frontis artwork by Theodore Harris. Sewn wrappers. From the edition of 150 paper copies (this copy unnumbered) and SIGNED by the author. A fine, as-new copy.
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cover of Middle Passage (Signed)

Middle Passage (Signed)

by Johnson, Charles

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Published
1990
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Fine
Edition
First edition
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New York: Atheneum, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 8vo. 209 pp. First edition, first printing of the author's National Book Award winning novel about the 19th century slave trade. A fine copy in fine unclipped dustwrapper. SIGNED by the author on the title page.
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cover of A Piece of My Heart (Signed)

A Piece of My Heart (Signed)

by Ford, Richard

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Published
1976
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Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$250.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 8vo. 297 pp. Stated first edition of the author's first book, a novel by the author of The Sportswriter. Bright, clean and unmarked. A near fine copy in near fine or better unclipped dustwrapper. SIGNED by the author on the title page.
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cover of Faith and the Good Thing (Signed)

Faith and the Good Thing (Signed)

by Johnson, Charles

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Published
1974
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Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$250.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 8vo. 196 pp. First edition of the author's first novel. A handsome near fine copy in price-intact dustwrapper. SIGNED by Johnson on the title page.
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