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cover of Fiskadoro

Fiskadoro

by Johnson, Denis

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
1985
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780701129354
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$31.00

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London: Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. A novel is set in the Florida Keys. 221 pages. Text pages are tanned (as usual, due to quality of paper), else a near fine copy in near fine, dust jacket price-clipped by the publisher, with an added £9.50 price sticker.
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cover of Independence Day

Independence Day

by Ford, Richard

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679492658
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$25.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A novel that won both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/ Faulkner Award. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by Ford on the Fourth of July (a nice signing date!): "For Moneisa and for Larry, with good wishes. Richard Ford. July… Read more
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cover of Wildlife

Wildlife

by Ford, Richard

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780871133489
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$25.00

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New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A novel. 177 pages. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Ford on the title page.
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cover of Ride With Me, Mariah Montana

Ride With Me, Mariah Montana

by Doig, Ivan

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
1990
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$19.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. The third novel in the McCaskill family triology. First edition (first printing, with a numberline ending in 1). A near fine copy (minor discoloration to front free endpaper) in a somewhat spine-faded, else near fine dust jacket. Inscribed by Doig on the title page, "For Rick and Lillian,… Read more
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cover of The Ultimate Good Luck

The Ultimate Good Luck

by Ford, Richard

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
1981
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395303733
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$75.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Ford's second novel and first hardcover book. 201 pages. First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Glue discoloration in the gutters, a common production flaw with this book; jacket spine tanned and there is a small open tear at… Read more
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cover of The Yiddish Policemen's Union: A Novel

The Yiddish Policemen's Union: A Novel

by Chabon, Michael

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780007149827
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$25.00

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New York: HarperCollins, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A sort of alternative history set in a Jewish enclave formed after the collapse of Israel, in 1948. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page.
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cover of The Orphan Master's Son [ARC]

The Orphan Master's Son [ARC]

by Johnson, Adam

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
2012
Condition
Very good
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
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$50.00

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New York: Random House, 2012. Uncorrected Proof. Trade paperback. Very good. An advance copy, in wrappers, of Johnson's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. This advance review copy (ARC) is a paperback with the same design as the first edition. It includes, however, an interview between Johnson and Richard Powers, which was not part of the final book. 454 pages.… Read more
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cover of The Lowland

The Lowland

by Lahiri, Jhumpa

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9788184003864
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$31.00

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New Delhi: Random House, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. The Indian edition of this novel set in India and in the Indian American community. Lahiri was born in London to immigrants from West Bengal and lives in the US and Italy. First edition from India (with a numberline ending in 1). Fine in near fine dust jacket… Read more
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cover of The Dream Life of Astronauts

The Dream Life of Astronauts

by Ryan, Patrick

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385341387
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$38.00

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New York: Dial Press, 2016. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A collection of short stories set in the world of the Florida space program. First edition (first printing, with a numberline ending in 1). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Ryan on the title page. This copy came from the signed first editions club of… Read more
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cover of Fortune Smiles [ARC]

Fortune Smiles [ARC]

by Johnson, Adam

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
2015
Condition
Fine
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
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$31.00

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New York: Random House, 2015. Uncorrected Proof. Trade paperback. Fine. An advance reading copy, preceding the first edition, of this collection of short stories from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Orphan Master's Son. Fine in wrappers (paperback).
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cover of Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers

Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers

by Wolfe, Tom

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
1970
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374246006
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$25.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. A wry, even caustic, take on some of the social movements of the 1960s. In Radical Chic, "Wolfe describes one of the intriguing phenomena of our time: the courting of romantic radicals-Black Panthers, striking grapeworkers, Young Lords-by New York's socially elite" and in Mau-Mauing, he surveys… Read more
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cover of Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son

Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son

by Chabon, Michael

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780061490187
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$19.00

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New York: HarperCollins, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The author's first major work of nonfiction. 306 pages. First edition (stated, with number line including a one). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page.
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cover of From Bauhaus to Our House

From Bauhaus to Our House

by Wolfe, Tom

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
1981
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374158927
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$19.00

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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Wolfe looks at American architecture. First edition (first printing stated). A near fine copy in a near fine jacket that is slightly faded at the spine (as usual).
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cover of Heart Earth

Heart Earth

by Ivan Doig

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780689121371
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$31.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 160 pages. A memoir. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Doig on the front free endpaper.
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cover of Furious Seasons and Other Stories

Furious Seasons and Other Stories

by Carver, Raymond

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
1977
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780884961130
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$38.00

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Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1977. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very good. Carver's second collection of short stories. 110 pages. First edition (first printing). Narrow faded strip at top of back cover; light shelfwear, thus very good.
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cover of The Sandmeyer Reaction: A Short Story

The Sandmeyer Reaction: A Short Story

by Chabon, Michael

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
2017
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780998449906
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$31.00

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[Novato, CA?]: California Bookstore Day Publishing, 2017. First Edition. Pamphlet. Fine. A short story that was cut from Chabon's novel Moonglow, with an introduction by the author. The story was originally published in the New York Times and then in this signed, limited edition for Independent Bookstore Day in 2017. 52 pages. First edition. A fine copy… Read more
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cover of This One Is Mine

This One Is Mine

by Semple, Maria

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
2008
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316031165
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$50.00

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New York: Little, Brown & Co, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. The author's first book, a Los Angeles novel. First edition (first printing, with a numberline ending in 1). A near fine copy in a fine dust jacket (crease to one jacket flap; minor shelfwear). Signed by Semple on the title page.
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cover of A Son of the Circus

A Son of the Circus

by Irving, John

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
1994
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679434962
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$50.00

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New York: Random House, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. First trade edition (there was a signed, limited edition from the Franklin Library) of Irving's eighth novel, mostly set in India. First trade edition (stated, with a numberline ending in 2, as is the method used by Random House to mark first printings). A very good copy… Read more
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cover of The Corrections

The Corrections

by Franzen, Jonathan

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780007308798
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$50.00

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London: Fourth Estate, 2009. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A hardcover reissue, limited to 2000 numbered copies, published to mark the 25th anniversary of the publishing house. The dust jacket was designed by Michael Landy. The Corrections won the National Book Award. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
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cover of Elephant and Other Stories

Elephant and Other Stories

by Carver, Raymond

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Downtown Brown Books, ABAA
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002719124
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$38.00

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London: Collins Harvill, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Seven short stories; there is no American equivalent for this book. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
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