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GLITZ

GLITZ

by Leonard, Elmore

N.Y.: Mysterious Press, 1985. 1st ed. Limited Edition, #111 of 500 SIGNED by Elmore Leonard. Near Fine in dark blue cloth, slightly darkened at spine, stamped in silver with matching slipcase w/o dj as issued. Psycho mama’s boy Teddy Magyk has a serious jones for the Miami cop who put him away for raping a senior citizen--but he wants to hit Vincent Mora where it really hurts before killing him. So when a beautiful Puerto Rican hooker takes a swan dive from an Atlantic City high-rise, and... Read more
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$72.00
From Bloodroots to Kite Strings

From Bloodroots to Kite Strings

by Kriebel, John A

Triton Press, 1975. First Edition. Trade Paperback. 28 pages. One of 100 numbered copies. First edition (first printing). Very good in stapled wrappers (paperback). Light toning to edges; white covers a bit grubby. Inscribed by the author: 'For Rod McKuen, May you find your own 'bloodroots' / John Kriebel.' Provenance: Acquired from the estate of the singer, songwriter, and poet Rod McKuen, who sold millions of books and albums in the 1960s and 1970s.
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$25.00
GOOD BEHAVIOR   *SPECIAL EDITION***

GOOD BEHAVIOR *SPECIAL EDITION***

by Westlake, Donald

N.Y.: Mysterious Press, 1985. 1st edition. This LIMITED EDITION was published for Neiman-Marcus in October 1985. the trade edition wasn't published until May 1986. Boards in black cloth with bronze print, design bright and clean, as is slipcase. LIMITED to 1000 copies with this being 569, SIGNED AND NUMBERED by Westlake on special plate (see photos). Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover in Slipcase. Fine/No Jacket. Book.
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$86.40
BEGINNINGS. Samplings from a long apprenticeship: novels which were imagined, written, re-written, submitted, rejected, abandoned, and supplanted

BEGINNINGS. Samplings from a long apprenticeship: novels which were imagined, written, re-written, submitted, rejected, abandoned, and supplanted

by Hodgins, Jack

Toroonto: Grand Union Press. Printed by Glenn Goluska at The Nightshade Press, 1983. No. 13 of 175 copies (of which 150 are for sale). Signed and numbered at the colophon by the author. Black and red lettering on tan boards, black spine lettering. Handbound by Michael Desjardins. Designed, composed, and handprinted by Glenn Goluska. No dust jacket, as issued. As new copy.. Signed. Limited, First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. Octavo.
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CA$50.00
The Toy Bone / Signed Limited 1/500

The Toy Bone / Signed Limited 1/500

by Hall, Donald

Brockport, NY: BOA Editions, (1979.) 1st edition. Limited to 500 copies. Signed and inscribed in the year of publication. Seven poems by Donald Hall, a former Poet Laureate of the United States who died in 2018 at age 89 after a prolific literary career. 8vo, 6 x 9 inches. 13 pp. + colophon. Staple-bound paper wraps with dust jacket. Signed in green ink on the title page: "for Pat + David / with pleasure / Don / 8 July 1979." VG with age-toning of the jacket. Light toning of the text pages, but clean... Read more
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$35.00
A SIGHT FOR SORE EYES: A Psychological Thriller. (SIGNED, LETTERED EDITION)

A SIGHT FOR SORE EYES: A Psychological Thriller. (SIGNED, LETTERED EDITION)

by Rendell, Ruth

Blakeney, Glos: England: Scorpion Press, 1998. 1st ed. A fine, unread copy. With an appreciation by Carol O'Connell. Only 16 LETTERED DELUXE COPIES were produced for private distribution and were SIGNED by both RENDELL and CAROL O'CONNELL. THIS IS LETTER "K". Very fine in green goatskin with five raised bands, with green patterned marble paper sides with green top edge and green end papers in transparent dust wrapper. Laid in is a note typed on Scorpion Press letterhead... Read more
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$552.00
The Shepherd's Hut

The Shepherd's Hut

by Tim Winton

Dublin: Tuskar Rock Press, 2018. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine. First Edition/First Printing. Limited Edition. Copy "Y" of 26 lettered copies, signed and dated by the author on the title page. Fine fully bound red leather hardcover in a black slipcase.
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$450.00
The Adventures of Hsi Men Ching

The Adventures of Hsi Men Ching

by FENG-CHOW WANG; Chu Tsui-Jen (trans)

The Library of Facetious Lore, 1927. Limited. hardcover. near fine. Erotic illustrations in black & white. 4to, handsomely rebound in 1/2 burgundy morocco over marbled boards with black leather spine label; uncut edges. No place: Published by privately Printed for The Library of Facetious Lore, 1927. Limited edition - number 3 of 750 copies intended for private circulation. One page opened carelessly with large chip but still well inside margin, else a fine copy of this uncommon... Read more
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$750.00
The Stranger's Child

The Stranger's Child

by Alan Hollinghurst

Ireland: Tuskar Rock Press, 2011. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine. First UK LIMITED Edition. Hardcover. Fine book in full green leather in a fine beige cloth slipcase. 1 of 40 numbered copies, this being #36. 40 copies were numbered, 10 copies hors de commerce. Signed , numbered and dated ( 24 June 2011), by the author, on the limitation page.
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$575.00
Faces and Facts by and About 26 Contemporary Artists

Faces and Facts by and About 26 Contemporary Artists

by Willis Birchman

USA: Privately Printed, 1937. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1937, Limited edition, Privately printed. Presentation Copy 1/26. Privately Printed. 1937. Unpaginated. Measures 8.75 in. x 6.75 in. x .5 in. Cloth boards. Provenance: Amity Art Foundation, Inc. collection.
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$175.00
The Works of George Farquhar: In Two Volumes: Edited by Charles Stonehill

The Works of George Farquhar: In Two Volumes: Edited by Charles Stonehill

by George Farquhar

England: The Nonesuch Press, 1930. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1st Printing 2 Copyright date 1930, Limited Edition, This Edition Has Been Printed and Made in England for the Nonesuch Press. It is limited to 900 sets of two volumes on machine made paper (number 101 two 1000) this number is 291. Top page, for edge page and bottom page edges are deckled. Blue and light gray cover over boards with black lettering and design on the spine. No tears, bent pages.... Read more
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$465.00
Dark Laughter

Dark Laughter

by Anderson, Sherwood

New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1925, Limited edition, original vellum-backed and tipped boards, spine lettered in black, front cover lettered in red, page edges untrimmed. Copy 350 of 350 numbered copies. First Edition. Signed by the author on the limitation page, as issued.
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$450.00
Yes and no ; and, For whom the bell chimes

Yes and no ; and, For whom the bell chimes

by Greene, Graham

London: Bodley Head, 1983. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing 1 Copyright Date Is 1983, Limited Edition, Signed On The Limited Page Which States "Seven Hundred And Fifty Copies Of This Signed, Limited Edition Have Been Printed. This Copy Is 710 Then Signed By The Author. Light Green Cloth Over Boards With Gilt Lettering On The Front And The Spin. Lighter Green Inside Covers Front And Back. No Dust Jacket. Shelf Wear To The Edges... Read more
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$330.00
Herb West's Farewell Address. May 28, 1964 - Dartmouth Hall (Signed)

Herb West's Farewell Address. May 28, 1964 - Dartmouth Hall (Signed)

by West, Herb (Herbert Faulkner West, 1898-1974)

[Hanover, NH]: Westholm Publications, 1965. 1st edition. Limited to 200 copies; this is number 19. Signed on the colophon by Herb West and the illustrator James W. Hamilton. Also inscribed by Hamilton on the colored front endpaper and signed again by him on a laid-in slip from the Quixote Collection at Dartmouth. The full text of West's farewell address at Dartmouth after teaching comparative literature from 1925-1964. Dartmouth censored portions of the address when it was broadcast later on the campus... Read more
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$75.00
THE BIG BOUNCE [Limited Edition / SIGNED COPY]

THE BIG BOUNCE [Limited Edition / SIGNED COPY]

by Leonard, Elmore

NY: Armchair Detective Library, 1989. 1st ed. Fine in slipcase, w/o dj as issued. One of 100 numbered copies [this being #72] SIGNED by Leonard. This is Leonard's first crime novel and was originally published as a paperback original in 1969. This edition marks its first appearance in hardcover in the United States.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover in Slipcase. Fine. Limited/ Numbered Edition.
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$134.40
AN ARTIST'S DIATRIBE

AN ARTIST'S DIATRIBE

by FERLINGHETTI, Lawrence (SIGNED)

San Diego, CA: Atticus Press, 1983. First Edition. Original Wraps. Fine/Fine. LIMITED TO 100 COPIES. THIS IS No. 26. SIGNED BY LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI without personalization. (6)pp. bound in stiff beige paper wraps decorated in silver, lettering black; a fine copy. Now quite scarce on the market.
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$225.00
KILLER YEAR 2007

KILLER YEAR 2007

by Anonymous

Unknown: Unknown, 2006. This trade paperback Original has no publication data. A fine, unread copy. It is a Limited Edition which was distributed only to independent booksellers. "Composed of 14 debut suspense novelists, Killer Year offers a delicious cross-section of everything the genre has to offer, from pulse-pounding thrillers to atmospheric mysteries to hardboiled noir...what you hold is a sample of what's to come--the first chapter of every Killer Year novel..." from publishers... Read more
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$19.20
Country Mouse, City Mouse

Country Mouse, City Mouse

by Price, Reynolds

Friends of the Library North Carolina Wesleyan College, 1981. First Edition. Trade Paperback. [8] pages. From an edition of 500 copies, of which 50 were numbered and signed. An essay first published in the New York Herald Tribune in 1964, with new introduction by the author. First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in stapled wrappers (paperback).
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$25.00
The First George Mills

The First George Mills

by Elkin, Stanley; illustrations by Jane E. Hughes

Pressworks, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 52 pages. Limited to 376 copies signed by Elkin and Hughes. The first section of Elkin's forthcoming novel, George Mills. 'The First George Mills remains the funniest and most satisfying section, rich in invention, rhetoric, humor, and social relevance'--Shouting Down the Silence: A Biography of Stanley Elkin (p. 185). First edition Fine in acetate dust jacket as issued. This copy unnumbered but signed by Elkin and Hughes. Lacking the laid-in illustrations.
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$15.00
The Nature of Middle-Earth Deluxe Edition

The Nature of Middle-Earth Deluxe Edition

by Tolkien, J.R.R

London: Harper Collins, 2021. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket, as Issued. Ted Nasmith. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Nature of Middle-Earth UK Deluxe Edition, published by Harper Collins in 2021. Still in shrinkwrap, carefully opened to confirm it is the 1st impression. From the blurb, "The first ever publication of J.R.R. Tolkien's collected final writings on Arda and Middle-earth, which range from the complexity of the mathematical calculations necessary to achieve a fundamental rigour... Read more
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$175.00
THE BOLD DECEIT. Poems (Includes CD)

THE BOLD DECEIT. Poems (Includes CD)

by BARNES, Richard (SIGNED)

Phoenix: Art of Thought Books, 2004. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. SIGNED BY RICHARD BARNES ON COLOPHON PAGE without personalization. LIMITED EDITION OF 100 COPIES. THIS IS No. 16. A Fine copy bound in red cloth with black lettering spine. Housed in Fine black cloth covered slipcase with paste-on black and white photographic illustration and gilt lettering. Unopened CD in rear pocket. Sm. 4to. 72 pp.
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$65.00
The Ash [Numbered copy]

The Ash [Numbered copy]

by Heyen, William

Tamarack, 1978. First Edition. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, 7 pages. Published in an edition of 326 copies, 126 of which contain a special drawing by the author's 12 year-old daughter Kristen Heyen, numbered 1 - 100 and lettered A - Z. The remaining copies are numbered 101 - 300. First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in illustrated wrappers (paperback). Light fading and toning to edges. Signed by the author and daughter on title page. Copy number 29.
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$37.50
American Vignettes, 1860-1865

American Vignettes, 1860-1865

by DRINKWATER, John

Boston, 1931. hardcover. fine. Narrow 4to, cloth backed boards; boxed. Boston, 1931. Limited First Edition - One of 385 signed copies, printed at the Riverside Press. A fine copy.<br/><br/> Poems of the American Civil War.<br/><br/>
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$60.00
Thomas Simms Bettens / Stikeman Binding 1/250

Thomas Simms Bettens / Stikeman Binding 1/250

by Bettens, Edward Detraz

Author not stated but [Edward Detraz Bettens.] NY: 1909. 1st edition. One of 250 copies printed at The Gillis Press for private distribution. Fine leather binding by Stikeman. A memorial biography of Thomas Simms Bettens (1851-1907), an 1874 Harvard graduate who taught the classics to generations of prep school students in NY City. Published as a gift to former students who donated a drinking fountain in Bettens' name for the Harvard Union entrance hall. 132 pp. + added leaves in the front and rear.... Read more
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$45.00