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Some Faces in the Crowd (First Edition)

by Budd Schulberg

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Published
1953
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First Edition
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New York: Random House, 1953. First Edition. First Edition. The first story in this collection, "Your Arkansas Traveller," is the basis for Elia Kazan's underappreciated and dark 1957 film noir, "A Face in the Crowd," starring Andy Griffith, Patricia O'Neal, and Walter Matthau. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket has a few rubbed spots on the… Read more
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The Stories of John Edgar Wideman (Signed First Edition)

by John Edgar Wideman

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Published
1992
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First Edition
ISBN
9780679407195
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$25.00

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New York: Pantheon, 1992. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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cover of Communist (First Edition, one of 200 signed copies)

Communist (First Edition, one of 200 signed copies)

by Richard Ford

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Published
1987
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First Edition
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Various American Cities: Babcock and Koontz, 1987. First Edition. First Edition, limited to 200 hand-numbered copies (this being No. 70), signed by the author on the colophon. Fine in wrappers, with French flaps.
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cover of Too Much Happiness (First Edition)

Too Much Happiness (First Edition)

by Alice Munro

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Published
2009
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9780307269768
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$15.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. First American Edition. Fine in a Fine dust jacket.
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cover of The Apathetic Bookie Joint (Advance Uncorrected Proof)

The Apathetic Bookie Joint (Advance Uncorrected Proof)

by Daniel Fuchs

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Published
1979
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First Edition
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$450.00

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New York: Methuen, 1979. First Edition. ADVANCE UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition in 1979. With copied holograph annotations throughout. A collection of Fuchs' short stories and personal essays. Approximately 285 pages, with copied holograph corrections by proofreaders throughout. Very Good plus in large format wrappers, with light soil overall and light edgewear, with a white comb binding.… Read more
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cover of Where I'm Calling From (Signed Limited Edition)

Where I'm Calling From (Signed Limited Edition)

by Raymond Carver

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Published
1988
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Philadelphia: The Franklin Library, 1988. Limited Edition. SIGNED by the author on a tipped-in page as issued. Fine and unread in full red leather, with gilt edges and titling, with no dust jacket as issued.
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cover of The Love of a Good Woman (First Edition)

The Love of a Good Woman (First Edition)

by Alice Munro

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Published
1998
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First Edition
ISBN
9780375403958
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$15.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. First Edition. First Edition. Publisher's review copy, with printed slip laid in. A collection of short stories. Fine in a Fine dust jacket.
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cover of Problems and Other Stories (Signed First Edition)

Problems and Other Stories (Signed First Edition)

by John Updike

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Published
1979
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First Edition
ISBN
9780394507057
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$65.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by John Updike on the front endpaper. About Fine in a strong Near Fine dust jacket. Tiny nick and accompanying creasing on the top edge of the rear panel of the dust jacket.
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cover of The Afterlife and Other Stories (Signed First Edition)

The Afterlife and Other Stories (Signed First Edition)

by John Updike

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Published
1994
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First Edition
ISBN
9780679435839
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$35.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the half-title page: "For Cuthbert Thambimutton / Best wishes, / John Updike / 8/24/96." Jacket spine panel lightly faded, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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Homely Girl, A Life, and Other Stories (Signed First Edition)

by Arthur Miller

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Published
1995
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First Edition
ISBN
9780670865413
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$25.00

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New York: Viking, 1995. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. A collection of three short stories. Fine and unread, with no dust jacket as issued.
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cover of Homely Girl, A Life, and Other Stories (Uncorrected Proof)

Homely Girl, A Life, and Other Stories (Uncorrected Proof)

by Arthur Miller

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Published
1995
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First Edition
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New York: Viking, 1995. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. A collection of three short stories. Fine and unread in wrappers, laid into a mock example of the boards, with no dust jacket as issued.
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cover of The Angel Esmerelda (Signed First Edition)

The Angel Esmerelda (Signed First Edition)

by Don DeLillo

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Published
2011
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First Edition
ISBN
9781451655841
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$60.00

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New York: Scribner, 2011. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. The author's first collection of short stories. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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cover of Fast Lanes (Uncorrected Proof, signed)

Fast Lanes (Uncorrected Proof, signed)

by Jayne Anne Phillips

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Published
1984
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First Edition
ISBN
9780671640149
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$75.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton / Seymour Lawrence, 1984. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. About Fine in wrappers.
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cover of How Mickey Made It (Signed First Edition, one of 1000 copies)

How Mickey Made It (Signed First Edition, one of 1000 copies)

by Jayne Anne Phillips

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Published
1981
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First Edition
ISBN
9780939778010
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$45.00

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St. Paul, MN: Bookslinger Editions, 1981. First Edition. First Edition, limited to 1000 numbered copies (this being No. 136). Though not called for, this copy is SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in stitched wrappers.
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cover of The Secret Country (Signed First Edition, one of 150 numbered copies)

The Secret Country (Signed First Edition, one of 150 numbered copies)

by Jayne Anne Phillips

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Published
1982
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First Edition
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Winston-Salem, NC: Palaemon, 1982. First Edition. First Edition, limited to 150 hand-numbered copies (this being No. 87), SIGNED by the author on the limitation page. Fine, with no dust jacket as issued.
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cover of The Night in Question (Uncorrected Proof)

The Night in Question (Uncorrected Proof)

by Tobias Wolff

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Published
1996
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First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Publisher's promotional material stapled to the inside front wrapper, and laid in. The author's third collection of stories. Near Fine in wrappers.
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Billie Dyer and Other Stories (First Edition, inscribed by the author)

by William Maxwell

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Published
1992
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First Edition
ISBN
9780679408321
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$75.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to Alfred A. Knopf publicist Barbara Jones-Diggs on the front endpaper: "Dear Barbara Jones-Diggs / That you liked these stories is very reassuring to me- / William Maxwell." A few tiny splashes on the bottom board edges, else Near Fine in a Near Fine… Read more
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cover of Licks of Love (Signed First Edition)

Licks of Love (Signed First Edition)

by John Updike

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Published
2000
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First Edition
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9780375411137
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the half-title. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Front board slightly warped. Jacket spine panel lightly faded.
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cover of Whores (First Edition, one of 501 copies signed by the author)

Whores (First Edition, one of 501 copies signed by the author)

by James Crumley

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Published
1988
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First Edition
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$200.00

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Missoula: Dennis McMillan, 1988. First Edition. First Edition. One of 501 copies (this being No. 52) SIGNED by the author. Fine in a Fine dust jacket.
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A Multitude of Sins (First Edition)

by Richard Ford

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Published
2001
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First Edition
ISBN
9780375412127
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$15.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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