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The Centaur (Signed First Edition)

by John Updike

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Published
1963
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First Edition
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$725.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1963. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Winner of the National Book Award. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Faint foxing on the page block and endpapers. Jacket lightly toned on the spine and rear panels, with small chips on the spine… Read more
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cover of Herzog (Signed First Edition)

Herzog (Signed First Edition)

by Saul Bellow

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Published
1964
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First Edition
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$350.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1964. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Previous owner label on front pastedown. Jacket with toning at spine and light edgewear, and a small price annotation in holograph ink on the top corner of the front flap.
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cover of The Fixer (First Edition, author John Barth's copy)

The Fixer (First Edition, author John Barth's copy)

by Bernard Malamud

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Published
1966
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First Edition
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$475.00

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New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux [FSG], 1966. First Edition. First Edition. Copy belonging to noted postmodern writer John Barth, with a publisher's "With Compliments" slip laid in noting Barth's name and address. Basis for the 1968 film directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Alan Bates and Dirk Bogarde. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book… Read more
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cover of Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965-2003 (Signed First Edition)

Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965-2003 (Signed First Edition)

by Jean Valentine

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Published
2004
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First Edition
ISBN
9780819567123
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$375.00

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Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2004. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Winner of the National Book Award. Fine in an about Fine dust jacket.
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cover of Sabbath's Theater (Advance Reading Copy)

Sabbath's Theater (Advance Reading Copy)

by Philip Roth

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Published
1995
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First Edition
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9780395739822
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$25.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. First Edition. Advance Reading Copy, preceding the First Edition. Winner of the National Book Award. Near Fine in publisher's wrappers.
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The Heaven of Mercury (First Edition)

by Brad Watson

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Published
2002
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First Edition
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9780393047578
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$15.00

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New York: W.W. Norton, 2002. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in a Fine, very lightly rubbed dust jacket. National Book Award nominee.
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cover of The Fixer (Original screenplay for the 1968 film)

The Fixer (Original screenplay for the 1968 film)

by Dirk Bogarde Alan Bates (starring); John Frankenheimer (director); Dalton Trumbo (screenwriter); Georgia Brown, Hugh Griffith (starring)

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Published
1967
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$650.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1967. Draft script for the 1968 British film. Based on Bernard Malamud's 1966 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel. Set in Czarist Russia, Frankeheimer's adaptation is a brutal realization of Malamud's novel, wherein a poor Jew named Yakov Bok assumes the identity of a Gentile after moving from the country to… Read more
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cover of The Child Buyer (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

The Child Buyer (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by John Hersey (novel); Lee Minoff (screenwriter)

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Published
1980
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$450.00

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New York: LaMarca Productions, 1980. Draft script for an unproduced film based on the 1960 novel by John Hersey. A satire about the American educational system, in which a man tries to buy a smart young child with a difficult home life in order to utilize him in an experiment to engineer super-intelligent humans. Adaptation written by… Read more
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Middle Passage (First Edition)

by Charles Johnson

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Published
1990
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First Edition
ISBN
9780689119682
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$25.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1990. First Edition. First Edition. National Book Award winner. Foxing to the top page edges and jacket verso, else Near Fine and unread in an about Fine dust jacket.
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cover of Love Among the Cannibals (First Edition, review copy)

Love Among the Cannibals (First Edition, review copy)

by Wright Morris

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Published
1957
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First Edition
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$85.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1957. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with slip laid in. Finalist for the National Book Award. Slight lean, and light foxing to the top page edges, else Fine and unread in an about Fine dust jacket.
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cover of Ceremony in Lone Tree (First Edition, review copy)

Ceremony in Lone Tree (First Edition, review copy)

by Wright Morris

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Published
1960
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1960. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's laid-in material. Finalist for the 1960 National Book Award. Spine lean, light foxing to the top page edges, and light fading to the jacket text, else Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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cover of The Garden of Earthly Delights (Signed First Edition)

The Garden of Earthly Delights (Signed First Edition)

by Joyce Carol Oates

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Published
1967
Edition
First Edition
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$625.00

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New York: The Vanguard Press, 1967. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf in the year of publication: "For Gunter -- / With best wishes / Joyce Carol Oates / 9-22-67." Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction (1968), and winner of the M.L. Rosenthal Award (1968). The author's second novel. … Read more
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Ceremony in Lone Tree (First Edition)

by Wright Morris

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Published
1960
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First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1960. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Light rubbing to the spine panel. Jacket is lightly shelfworn at the extremities, with a tiny diagonal crease on the front flap. Finalist for the 1960 National Book Award. A very presentable copy.
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Big If (Signed First Edition)

by Mark Costello

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Published
2002
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First Edition
ISBN
9780393051162
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$25.00

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New York: W.W. Norton, 2002. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. The author's second novel, nominated for the National Book Award and first book published under his own name.
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Charming Billy (First UK Edition, Signed)

by Alice McDermott

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Published
1999
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First Edition
ISBN
9780747544333
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$15.00

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London: Bloomsbury, 1999. First Edition. First Edition. first printing. SIGNED by the author and dated 2002. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. Winner of the 1998 National Book Award.
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