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cover of Dry Tortugas

Dry Tortugas

by CHAMBERS, Whitman

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Published
1940
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1940. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (21cm). Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 271pp. Old staining to margins of first four text leaves, else a tight, Very Good copy in the original pictorial dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $2.00 on front flap), lightly edgeworn, VG+.
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cover of The Return of Ansel Gibbs

The Return of Ansel Gibbs

by BUECHNER, Frederick

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Published
1958
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. First Edition. First printing. Octavo; black cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 308pp. Signed by the author on a laid-in bookplate. Fine, tight copy in a bright, unclipped dustwrapper (priced $3.75 on front flap), just a trace of wear to extremities, a very Near Fine example. Buechner's third published novel.
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cover of Crónica de una Muerte Anunciada (Chronicle of a Death Foretold) - Inscribed

Crónica de una Muerte Anunciada (Chronicle of a Death Foretold) - Inscribed

by GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ, Gabriel

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Published
[1981]
Edition
First Cuban Edition
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$850.00

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Havana: Casa de las Américas, [1981]. First Cuban Edition. First Impression. Octavo (19cm); original decorative card wrappers; [8],9-156,[4]pp. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper in the year of publication to Puerto Rican editor, translator, and literary critic Roberto Marquez: "Para Roberto / del primo / Gabriel / 1981." Hint of sunning to spine, pinpoint wear to spine… Read more
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cover of The World Is Round

The World Is Round

by STEIN, Gertrude; Clement Hurd (illus)

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Published
1939
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: William R. Scott, 1939. First Edition. First printing, trade issue. Quarto. White cloth over blue paper-covered boards; 67pp; illus. Text printed on pink paper. Slight rubbing and wear to board edges, with a bit of sunning to extremities; endpapers lightly soiled; text fresh and unmarked. A Very Good copy, lacking the dustwrapper.
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cover of Prince And Boatswain

Prince And Boatswain

by CLARK, Charles E. (as told to) John P. Marquand and James Morris Morgan

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Published
(1915)
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Greenfield, MA: E.A. Hall & Co, (1915). First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth hardcover, titled in gilt on front cover; 105pp. Clean, tight and unmarked with a small spot of soil to rear cover; Very Good or better. Issued without dustwrapper (per Ahearn). First book appearance by the prolific American novelist J.P. Marquand, who contributed three of the… Read more
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cover of Collected Stories I.

Collected Stories I.

by SPARK, Muriel

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Published
1967
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1967. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (21cm); light blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [4],5-359,[1]pp. Spine gently sunned, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 30s. net), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny scuffs and tears; Very Good+ to Near Fine. First volume of the author's collected… Read more
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cover of Los Colorados del San Patricio

Los Colorados del San Patricio

by CANTÚ, Carlos H.

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Published
1997
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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N.p.: Consejo Para la Cultura de Nueva León, 1997. First Edition. First printing of 1000 copies. Octavo (21cm). Pictorial thick card wrappers with french flaps; 529,(2)pp. Fine. Text entirely in Spanish. Historical novel, set within a batallion of Irish expatriate soldiers in the Mexican Revolution.
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cover of Deliverance [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

Deliverance [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

by DICKEY, James

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Published
1970
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1970. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.75cm); beige cloth, with titles stamped in olive green on spine and front cover; green topstain; dustjacket; [x],278pp. Bookplate signed by the author is loosely laid in. Faint foxing to spine, tiny indentation to upper front board; Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny tears… Read more
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cover of El Olor de la Guayaba. Conversaciones con Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza

El Olor de la Guayaba. Conversaciones con Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza

by GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ, Gabriel and Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza

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Published
1982
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Bogotá: Editorial La Oveja Negra, 1982. First Edition. First Colombian printing. Issued simultaneously in Mexico and Spain. Small octavo (19cm). Pictorial card wrappers (softcover); 133pp. Mild external wear and soil; text mildly toned; Very Good. Interviews on politics, world affairs, and literature. Text entirely in Spanish.
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cover of The End of the Road [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

The End of the Road [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

by BARTH, John

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Published
1958
Edition
First Edition
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$175.00

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1958. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.75cm); navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in yellow on spine; dustjacket; x,230pp. Bookplate signed by the author is loosely laid in. Light wear to spine ends, upper board edges gently sunned, with a tiny scuff to lower rear joint, and a few tiny splash marks;… Read more
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$175.00
cover of Antologia Roberto Arlt

Antologia Roberto Arlt

by ARLT, Roberto

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Published
[1967]
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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Havana: Casa de las Americas, [1967]. First Edition. Small octavo (19cm). Printed card wrappers; french flaps; xix,259,[6]pp. Introduction by David Viñas. Clean, tight and unmarked copy, Near Fine. Anthology of works by the influential Argentinian modernist, collecting the entirety of his first novel (Juguete Rabioso, 1926); the essay "Escritor Fracasado;" selections from his Aguafuertes, and a one-act play ("La… Read more
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cover of Mascaró el Cazador Americano

Mascaró el Cazador Americano

by CONTI, Haroldo

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Published
1975
Edition
First Cuban Edition
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$45.00

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Havana: Casa de las Americas, 1975. First Cuban Edition. Octavo (19cm). Printed pictorial wrappers in original dustwrapper; 296pp. Fine copy in very lightly edge-rubbed jacket, Near Fine. Text entirely in Spanish. The Argentinian author's final novel, published shortly before his kidnapping and disappearance during the right-wing military coup of 1976. The novel won a Casa de las… Read more
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cover of Entre Sartre y Camus

Entre Sartre y Camus

by VARGAS LLOSA, Mario

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Published
1981
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Rio Piedras, P.R.: Ediciones Huracán, 1981. First Edition. First printing. Edition of 4,000 copies. 12mo (18cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 143pp. Small spot of sticker residue to front cover, else a tight, Very Good or better copy, the text fresh and unmarked. In publisher's series "Colección la Nave y el Puerto." An oddly uncommon volume of Vargas Llosa's philosophical and… Read more
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cover of The Man Who Wanted Tomorrow

The Man Who Wanted Tomorrow

by FREEMANTLE, Brian

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Published
1975
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1975. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (20.5cm); black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; orange topstain; dustjacket; [6],7-252,[4]pp. A few tiny spots of discoloration to topstain, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced £2.75), with some trivial surface wear, else Fine. An espionage novel involving Nazi gold and a bidding war for documents revealing… Read more
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cover of On Moral Fiction [Signed]

On Moral Fiction [Signed]

by GARDNER, John

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Published
1978
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: Basic Books, Inc., Publishers, 1978. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); red cloth, titled in black on spine; dustjacket; [viii],214,[2]pp. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $8.95), with some trivial wear, and two faint bands of offsetting from an old-style jacket protector on verso. A series… Read more
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cover of The Skull Beneath the Skin [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

The Skull Beneath the Skin [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

by JAMES, P.D.

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Published
1982
Edition
First American Edition
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$60.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1982. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.75cm); black paper and cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in metallic pink on spine; dustjacket; [viii],328pp. Bookplate signed by the author is loosely laid in. Upper corners gently tapped (though still sharp), light wear to spine ends; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $13.95), with light wear… Read more
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cover of The Tragedy of Y: A Drury Lane Mystery

The Tragedy of Y: A Drury Lane Mystery

by ROSS, Barnaby (pseud. of Frederic Dannay and Manfred Bennington Lee, aka Ellery Queen)

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Published
1932
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1932. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.75cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; yellow topstain; viii,344pp. Spine ends gently nudged, a few faint spots to topstain, with a vintage bookseller's ticket to lower rear pastedown, and a partial crack to gutter at title page; Very Good+, lacking the… Read more
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$400.00
cover of Second Ending: A Novel [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

Second Ending: A Novel [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

by HUNTER, Evan

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Published
1956
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); black and gold paper-covered boards, with titling and author's facsimile signature stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; black topstain; dustjacket; [viii],359,[1]pp. Bookplate signed by the author (as Ed McBain) loosely laid in. Light wear to spine ends and corner tips, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is… Read more
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cover of Death of an Expert Witness [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

Death of an Expert Witness [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

by JAMES, P.D.

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Published
1977
Edition
First American Edition
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$60.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1977. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); red paper and black cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [x],322,[4]pp. Bookplate signed by the author is loosely laid in. Sunning to upper board edges, upper corners gently tapped (though still sharp), else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $8.95), with some… Read more
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cover of Faulkner At Nagano

Faulkner At Nagano

by FAULKNER, William (interviews & speeches); JELLIFFE, Robert A. (editor)

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Published
1956
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Tokyo: Kenkyusha Ltd, 1956. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (18.75cm); textured paper-covered boards and white cloth backstrip, with titles stamped in red on spine; dustjacket; viii,206,[2]pp, with photographic frontispiece portrait and three plates of illustrations. Light wear to spine ends, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is priced $1.50 at upper front flap, with the 250 Yen price clipped from lower… Read more
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