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Where You Once Belonged

by HARUF, Kent

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First Edition
Published
1990
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New York: Summit Books, 1990. First Edition. Octavo. 22.5cm. Publisher's red cloth spine over grey paper covered boards, titled in silver gilt to spine. Dustjacket. 176pp. A little wear and light sunning to extrmities, clean bright and sharp, a very good copy in like dustjacket. Internally clean, some offsetting to the pastedowns. Signed by the author to the title… Read more about this item
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Secrets And Surprises

by BEATTIE, Ann

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Stated First Edition
Published
1978
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New York: Random House, 1978. Stated First Edition. Octavo. 21.5cm. Publisher's black cloth spine over pale pink paper covered boards, titled and decorated in pink gilt to spine and front board. Dustjacket. 307pp. Light wear to extremities, a pretty well read copy with some thumbmarks and grubbyness here and there, some light sunning to the edges of the boards,… Read more about this item
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The Naked Gods

The Naked Gods

by IKE, Chukwuemeka Vincent

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First Edition
Published
1970
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London: Harvill Press, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. 20cm. Publisher's blue heavy grain cloth titled in gilt to spine. Dustjacket. 288pp. Clean and sharp, some slight traces of dust, in a bright and striking priceclipped dustjacket with a single closed tear to the upper edge of the front panel and some light soiling to the white rear panel, a very… Read more about this item
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The Friends of Eddie Coyle

by HIGGINS, George V.

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First Edition
Published
1972
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New York: Knopf, 1972. First Edition. First printing. Warmly inscribed on title page: "For Donald McCaig, who proves to be as hugely entertaining at the table as he is on the printed page, With Many Thanks, George V. Higgins." Octavo (22cm). Publisher's olive green cloth, titled and decorated in gilt to spine and front board; dustjacket; green top-stain; fore-edge… Read more about this item
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Conversations with Toni Morrison

Conversations with Toni Morrison

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] MORRISON, Toni (interviews); TAYLOR-GUTHRIE, Danille (editor)

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1994
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Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1994. First Edition. First Printing, cloth issue. Octavo (23.5cm); beige cloth, with titles stamped in metallic red on spine; dustjacket; xviii,293,[1]pp. A few faint foxed spots to upper edge of textblock, else Fine in a Fine dustjacket. An extensive collection of interviews between the Nobel Prize-winning author and a variety of individuals over the… Read more about this item
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Magic Seeds: A Novel [Signed]

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] NAIPAUL, V.S.

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First Edition
Published
2004
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London: Picador, 2004. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (22.25cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [vi],293,[5]pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced £16.99), showing some trivial surface wear and dust-soil to rear panel. Late novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author, set between India, Africa,… Read more about this item
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Krik? Krak!

by DANTICAT, Edwidge

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1996
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New York: Soho, 1996. First Edition. First printing. Small octavo; cloth-backed boards; 224,(4)pp. A fine, apparently unread copy. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $20.00 on front flap), crisp and unworn, Fine. The Haitian-American author's acclaimed second book, a collection of short stories. National Book Award finalist; the fifth story in the collection, "Between the Pool and… Read more about this item
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The Bamboo Cannon

The Bamboo Cannon

by McCAIG, Donald

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1989
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New York: Crown, 1989. First Edition. Octavo. 23.5cm. Green morocco half leather over marbled boards, titled and decorated in gilt to spine. 233pp. Top edge gilt, light sunning to spine and with a little spotting to the ungilded page edges. A very good copy, from the library of the author and clearly intended as a special presentation copy. Internally… Read more about this item
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The Man Who Made The Devil Glad

The Man Who Made The Devil Glad

by McCAIG, Donald

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1986
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New York: Crown, 1986. First Edition. Octavo. 23.5cm. Bound in dark green half morocco leather over marbled boards, titled and decorated in gilt to the spine. 214pp. Trifling discoloration to the spine, very slight marginal scuffing, a little spotting to the ungilded page edges. A handsome copy from the author's library. Internally clean, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Signed… Read more about this item
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The Tales of Henry James (3 vols, complete: Volume I, 1864-1869; Volume II, 1870-1874; Volume III, 1875-1879)

by JAMES, Henry; Maqbool Aziz, ed

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1973-84
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973-84. First Edition. First impressions. Three octavo volumes. Cloth hardcovers; dustjacket; 516+648+596pp. Uniformly tight, clean and unmarked in the original, dustwrappers, Near Fine. Definitive scholarly edition of James's short fiction. The series was originally projected for eight volumes, but only three were completed before the editor's death in 2000.
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The Tie That Binds

The Tie That Binds

by HARUF, Kent

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1984
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984. First Edition. Octavo. 22cm. Publisher's black cloth spine over grey paper covered boards, titled in red to spine. Dustjacket. 246pp. Some light scuffing and discolouration to the extremities of the cloth, in a dustjacket with some sunning to the spine, and paste residue to the verso, some of which has transferred to… Read more about this item
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Straws in the Wind (2 vols)

Straws in the Wind (2 vols)

by THOMPSON, John; Louise Thompson & Ruth Losack, eds

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Edition
First Edition
Published
2018
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N.p.: Lulu Press, 2018. First Edition. Wrappered issue. Two octavo volumes. Pictorial glossy card wrappers (softcover); xxxvi;1-432; xxviii,1-428pp. Faint reading creases to spines; covers tapped at corners; still tight, clean, and Near Fine. Previously uncollected writings, including essays, reviews, poetry and fiction by the prominent New York author and critic, a long-time professor of English at SUNY… Read more about this item
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The Broken Spoke (Signed)

by GOREY, Edward

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First Edition
Published
[1976]
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1976]. First Edition. First printing; trade issue. Signed by Gorey on title page, with printed name crossed through in ink (as usual for signed copies). Oblong octavo (13cm x 19.5cm); pictorial boards in matching pictorial dust jacket; unpaged; plain and color illustrations throughout. A fine copy. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $6.95… Read more about this item
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The Outsiders [Inscribed]

by HINTON, S.E. [Susan Eloise]

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First Edition
Published
1967
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New York: The Viking Press, 1967. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.75cm); original pictorial library cloth boards; red topstain; dustjacket; [ii],[8],9-188,[2]pp. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "To Kelly - Stay Gold! S.E. Hinton." Tiny rubber-stamp at upper front endpaper reading "Dept. of School Libraries," hint of a forward lean, else bright and fresh, with the topstain… Read more about this item
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Letter to Perkins

by FITZGERALD, F. Scott

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Published
1963]
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[New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1963]. Facsimile letter, with text printed in blue on white wove paper; folded horizontally to create a small chapbook (measuring 6 3/8" x 5 1/8"); [8]pp. A Fine copy. A well-made facsimile of an autograph letter from Fitzgerald to Maxwell E. Perkins, dated September 18, 1919. The item was never offered for sale, with… Read more about this item
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Find A Victim

Find A Victim

by MACDONALD, John Ross

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1954
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); original reddish-brown paper-covered boards; [viii],[2],3-215,[1]pp. Spine ends nudged, light wear to extremities, with two small spots of board exposure to upper front board; subtle offsetting to pastedowns, else contents clean; Very Good+. A nice copy of the fifth Lew Archer novel. BRUCCOLI A10.1.
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The Secret History

The Secret History

by TARTT, Donna

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1992
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (24cm); original pictorial boards; publisher's original printed acetate dustjacket; [xiv],[8],9-523,[7]pp. Two shallow indentations at lower spine, else Fine in an unclipped dustjacket (priced $23.00), showing modest surface wear; about Near Fine. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's debut novel, published in a run of 75,000 copies.
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The Reivers: A Reminiscence

The Reivers: A Reminiscence

by FAULKNER, William

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Edition
First American Edition
Published
1962
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New York: Random House, 1962. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo; red cloth, with titling and rule stamped in gilt and orange on spine and front panel; red topstain; dustjacket; 305pp. Very Near Fine, with top-stain bright and unfaded. Dustwrapper is unclipped (priced $4.95 on front flap), clean and crisp with a tiny (1/8") closed nick at base of… Read more about this item
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To Him That Hath. Illustrated from paintings by Sigurd Schou

To Him That Hath. Illustrated from paintings by Sigurd Schou

by [RADICAL FICTION] [RIDEOUT AUTHORS] SCOTT, Leroy

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First Edition
Published
1907
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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1907. First Edition. First printing, verso of title page dated July, 1907. Octavo (20.5cm). Publisher's gray cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt and colors; x,401pp; frontispiece and three inserted leaves of plates. A lovely copy, gilt bright on spine and front cover, with minimal rubbing to pictorial elements. Very Near Fine, and unusual thus.… Read more about this item
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The Crack-Up

The Crack-Up

by FITZGERALD, F. Scott; Edmund Wilson (ed)

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First Edition
Published
(1945)
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New York: New Directions, (1945). First Edition. First printing, one of 2520 copies printed. Octavo; cloth-backed patterned boards; 348pp; title page printed in brown and black. Touch of wear at bottom board corners; mildly sunned at extremities; still a straight, attractive, Very Good or better copy, lacking the dustwrapper. Collects Fitzgerald's last works and periodical pieces, all… Read more about this item
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