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cover of The Ox-Bow Incident (First Edition, Review Copy)

The Ox-Bow Incident (First Edition, Review Copy)

by Walter van Tilburg Clark

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1940
Edition
First Edition
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$975.00

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New York: Random House, 1940. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, preceding the First Edition, with publisher's review slip adhered to the front wrapper. Basis for the classic 1943 Western directed by William Wellman, starring Henry Fonda and Anthony Quinn. Near Fine in perfect bound wrappers with French flaps. In a custom blue cloth slipcase. … Read more
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cover of The Hustler (First Edition, review copy)

The Hustler (First Edition, review copy)

by Walter Tevis

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1959
Edition
First Edition
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$6,500.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1959. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's review slip laid in. Basis for the classic 1961 film noir directed by Robert Rossen, starring Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, and George C. Scott. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Book is crisp and unread with some sunning… Read more
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$6,500.00
cover of Finding a Girl in America (First Edition, Review Copy)

Finding a Girl in America (First Edition, Review Copy)

by Andre Dubus

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1980
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780879233112
Item Price
$85.00

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New York: David R. Godine, 1980. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's review materials and a typescript letter signed from marketing manager George L. Gibson laid in. The title novella in this collection is one of three stories that form the basis for the 2004 film "We Don't Live Here Anymore," directed by John Curran and… Read more
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$85.00
cover of Rabbit is Rich (Signed First Edition)

Rabbit is Rich (Signed First Edition)

by John Updike

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1981
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394520872
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$250.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's review slip laid in. The third novel in the Rabbit series. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Faint foxing on the page block. Jacket spine panel lightly faded.
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$250.00
cover of Psychology and Arthur Miller (Review Copy, signed by Arthur Miller)

Psychology and Arthur Miller (Review Copy, signed by Arthur Miller)

by Richard I. Evans

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1969
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1969. First Edition. Advance Galleys, preceding the First Edition, sent to distributors for review purposes, with a review slip dated July 3, 1969 laid in. SIGNED by Arthur Miller on the half-title page. Very Good plus in wrappers.
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$150.00
cover of The Collected Poems of James Agee (First UK Edition)

The Collected Poems of James Agee (First UK Edition)

by Robert Fitzgerald (editor)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1972
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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London: Calder and Boyars, 1972. First Edition. First UK Edition, preceded by the First Edition published by Houghton Mifflin in 1968. Review copy, with publisher's review slip laid in. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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$150.00
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The Collected Short Prose of James Agee (First Edition)

by Robert Fitzgerald (editor)

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Published
1968
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968. First Edition. First Edition. Review copy, with publisher's review slip laid in. About Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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$150.00
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The Hundred Brothers (Signed First Edition, review copy)

by Donald Antrim

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1997
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517703106
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$45.00

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New York: Crown Publishers, 1997. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Review copy, with publisher's letter laid in. From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996, was named one of the twenty Best… Read more
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cover of A la recherche d'une musique concrete [In Search of a Concrete Music] (First Edition)

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Paris: Éditions du Seuil, 1952. First French Edition, preceding all others. Review copy, with with the letters "S.P." (Service de Presse) punched onto the rear wrapper. Text in French. A foundational document on the development of musique concrete by composer and musicologist Schaeffer, who had coined the term four years earlier, which would influence not only 20th… Read more
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$375.00
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Crosstown (Signed First Edition)

by Helen Levitt

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2001
Edition
First Edition
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$525.00

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New York: Powerhouse, 2001. First Edition. First Edition. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. SIGNED by the photographer on the title page. Fine and unread without dust jacket as issued.
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$525.00
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After 9/11 (First Edition)

by Nathan; Lyons Marvin Bell (introduction); Richard Benson and Jock Reynolds (afterwords)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2003
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780300101829
Item Price
$15.00

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New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY with publisher's slip laid in. Issued in conjunction with a traveling exhibition held between August 20 and December 18, 2003 in Syracuse, NY, Garden City, NY, Mexico City, and Rome. Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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To Make it Home: Photographs of the American West 1965-1986 (First Edition)

by Robert Adams

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1989
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780893813512
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$75.00

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Millerton, NY: Aperture Press, 1989. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY with publisher's slip laid in and a wraparound band advertising a series exhibitions of Adams' work. Fine and unread in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dust jacket. Wraparound band lightly toned at the folds.
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The Velvet Knife (First Edition)

by Irving Shulman

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1959
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1959. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY with publisher's slip laid in. A Hollywood set novel by the author of "The Amboy Dukes" and screenwriter of "Rebel Without a Cause." Light foxing to the top page edge and boards, else Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket lightly foxed to a… Read more
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Spirit Seizures (First Edition, review copy)

by Melissa Pritchard

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1987
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780820309590
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$25.00

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Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1987. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's materials laid in. Author's first collection of stories, winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. Light foxing to the page edges, and fading to the jacket spine, else Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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cover of Yonnondio: From the Thirties (First Edition, review copy)

Yonnondio: From the Thirties (First Edition, review copy)

by Tillie Olsen

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Published
1974
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780440091967
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$65.00

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New York: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, 1974. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with slip laid in. A Depression-era tale of one family's migration from coal country to an industrialized town. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight lean, light foxing to the top page edges, and a vintage seller label on… Read more
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$65.00
cover of Clock Without Hands (First Edition, review copy)

Clock Without Hands (First Edition, review copy)

by Carson McCullers

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Published
1961
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$325.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1961. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with slip laid in. First state dust jacket, with glassine mounted to the die-cut window on the front panel. One of few McCullers titles not adapted to film, yet still a classic portrayal of good and evil. Near Fine in a Very Good plus, price-clipped… Read more
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$325.00
cover of Flash and Filigree (First Edition, review copy)

Flash and Filigree (First Edition, review copy)

by Terry Southern

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1958
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$650.00

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New York: Coward McCann, 1958. First American Edition. First issue, tan boards and price of "$3.50" on the front jacket flap. REVIEW COPY, with slip and author photograph laid in. Photograph by Avakian. Southern's first novel. Light foxing to the top edges and jacket verso, and a hint of toning to the jacket, else Near Fine in… Read more
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$650.00
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Brook Trout and the Writing Life (First Edition, review copy)

by Craig Nova

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1999
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781558219748
Item Price
$30.00

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New York: The Lyons Press, 1999. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's material laid in, signed by Nick Lyons, Chairman of The Lyons Press. Light foxing to the top page edges, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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The Age of Consent (Signed First Edition, review copy)

by Geoffrey Wolff

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1995
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679406389
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. REVIEW COPY, with slip laid in. Light foxing to the top page edges, else Near Fine and unread in an about Fine dust jacket.
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cover of Quake (Signed First Edition, review copy)

Quake (Signed First Edition, review copy)

by Rudolph Wurlitzer

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1972
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780525186601
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1972. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the front flyleaf. REVIEW COPY, with slip laid in. From the author-screenwriter of the 1971 Monte Hellman film, "Two-Lane Blacktop," and the 1987 Alex Cox film, "Walker." Light foxing to the top page edges, and jacket spine slightly sunned, else Near Fine and unread… Read more
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