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SHORT CUTS. SELECTED STORIES

SHORT CUTS. SELECTED STORIES

by CARVER, Raymond

New York: Vintage Contemporaries, (1993). First Edition. Softcover. About Fine. Uncorrected Proof in plain light blue printed wraps. An editor's ink annotations on the printed list of titles page.
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$56.30
CATHEDRAL

CATHEDRAL

by CARVER, Raymond

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Uncorrected Proof in plain blue printed wraps. Although his previous collection achieved some popularity, this title is really Carver's breakthrough and break-away (from the restraints of Gordon Lish's style) book. In it, Carver moved beyond the constraining label of minimalism to mine an emotional depth not present in his previous work and which would blossom fully in his next and last book. The title story and "A Small, Good Thing" rank... Read more about this item
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$250.00
Flashpoint: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery (collectible signed ARC)

Flashpoint: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery (collectible signed ARC)

by Barnes, Linda

New York: Hyperion, 1999 pre-first edition advance reading copy from uncorrected proofs. SIGNED title p. by author. 276pp. paperbound tall 8vo: Very Good+ [some age darkening to top & fore edge; else a crisp copy] A nice signed advance readers edition.
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$4.99
LAST ORDERS. [SIGNED]

LAST ORDERS. [SIGNED]

by SWIFT, Graham

ADVANCE READING COPY of the first editon in decorated wraps in a cardstock slipcase; SIGNED by the author. One corner bumped, otherwise about fine. Booker Prize winner.
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$17.99
THE HUNTED

THE HUNTED

by LEONARD, Elmore

New York: The Mysterious Press, (1986). First Edition. Wraps. Slight crease to lower front corner. About Fine. Uncorrected proof in orange wraps of this reissue of a book first published in 1977.
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$31.30
LIARS IN LOVE

LIARS IN LOVE

by YATES, Richard

New York: Delacorte, (1981). First Edition. wraps. Mild sunning to the spine. About Fine. Uncorrected Proof in light blue printed wraps of this fine collection of short stories by a master of the form. Publicity slips laid in.
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$125.00
Hater

Hater

by David Moody

Thomas Dunne / St. Martin's Press, New York, 2009. ARC, first edition. Condition: Near fine, very light edge wear. Advance uncorrected proof, for review purposes.From the publisher: One day you're heading to work, playing with the kids, kissing the wife goodnight, the next day you're a killer. In the tradition of H.G. Wells, Anthony Burgess, and Richard Matheson, Hater is one man's story of his place in a world gone mad - a world infected with fear, violence, and hate...
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$14.92
OUTERBRIDGE REACH

OUTERBRIDGE REACH

by STONE, Robert

New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992. First Edition. Pictorial wraps. Tiny staple holes at top of front cover and endpaper, Fine. Advance Uncorrected Proofs in pictorial wraps.
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$31.30
A BLOSSOM PROMISE

A BLOSSOM PROMISE

by Byars, Betsy

NY: Delacorte, (1987) Book. Illus. by Jacqueline Rogers. Fine. Soft cover. First Edition. 145 pgs, bound in heavy wraps. Uncorrected galley proof of the final title in the Blossom Family Quartet. Review slip laid in..
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$26.00
Homeland And Other Stories (uncorrected Proof)

Homeland And Other Stories (uncorrected Proof)

by Kingsolver, Barbara

NY: Harper & Row. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Yellow card covers . Author's 2nd book. .
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$24.45
All Quiet on the Orient Express (collectible proof copy)

All Quiet on the Orient Express (collectible proof copy)

by Mills, Magnus

New York: Arcade, 1999 advance uncorrected proof. 228pp. paperback 8vo: Fine. A nice crisp proof copy of English bus driver Magnus Mills's second dark and funny novel, following his rave-reviewed "Restraint of Beasts." Thomas Pynchon even broke silence to call that first novel "a demented deadpan-comic wonder."
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$4.99
Gertrude and Claudius - Including Uncorrected Proof Very Rare Signed Set

Gertrude and Claudius - Including Uncorrected Proof Very Rare Signed Set

by John Updike

New York: Knopf. As New in As New dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A rare double signed set of first printing and uncorrected proof. Updike's 19th novel tells the story of the King and Queen of Denmark before the events in Shakespeare's Hamlet. The book is as new with no defects, inscribed on the first free end paper to notable bibliophile and Updike collector Albert Raman; "For Albert J Raman Best Wishes John Updike". Dust jacket also in as new... Read more about this item
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$90.00
MONKEY ISLAND

MONKEY ISLAND

by Fox, Paula

New York: Orchard Books, 1991 Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. First Edition. 151 pgs, bound in heavy wraps with pictorial cover. Story of an 11 year old boy forced to live on the streets of New York after his mother disappears. Bump upper spine tip..
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$26.00
HAZARD, THE PAINTER

HAZARD, THE PAINTER

by MEREDITH, William

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. Meredith's own copy of the uncorrected proof in tall wraps, SIGNED on the title page by the poet.
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$187.50
The Same Sweet Girls (collectible signed ARC)

The Same Sweet Girls (collectible signed ARC)

by King, Cassandra

New York: Hyperion. 2005 advance reading copy. SIGNED on title p. by author. 400pp. paperback tall 8vo: Fine. Even earlier advance cover praise from Anne Rivers Siddons for this novel by Pat Conroy's wife.
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$15.00
SELECTED STORIES

SELECTED STORIES

by DUBUS, Andre

Boston: David R. Godine, (1988). First Edition. Softcover. Ink pricing information at the top right corner of the title page; slight fraying to the spine and scattered foxing to covers. Very Good. Uncorrected Proof in ivory printed wraps. His finest stories, grouped together in one volume, including "Killings," the basis for the critically acclaimed film IN THE BEDROOM, "Voices From the Moon," and "A Father's Story." SIGNED by the author on the title page and additionally INSCRIBED on the half title... Read more about this item
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$125.00
The View from Nebo

The View from Nebo

by Amy Dockser Marcus

Little Brown & Co. Boston, 2000. Advance uncorrected proof. Condition: Very good minus, fading on the front cover, eight edge wear, light corner creases.From the publisher: Acompelling blend of science, history, politics, and biblical scholarship that explains how modern archaeology is challenging our understanding of the Bible and its accounts of ancient history, and reformulating the politics of the middle east.
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$14.88
V FOR VICTOR

V FOR VICTOR

by CHILDRESS, Mark

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. First Edition. Wraps. Small indentation at rear. Information sheet taped to front. Near Fine. Uncorrected Proof in wraps of his second book.
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$31.30
Enchantment

Enchantment

by Orson Scott Card

Del Rey, New York, 1999. ARC, first edition thus. Condition: Near fine softcover, slight nicks at corners. Advance uncorrected proof, for review purposes. More pictures available upon request.From the publisher: The moment young Ivan stumbled upon a clearing in the dense Carpathian forest, his life was forever changed. Atop a pedestal encircled by fallen leaves, the beautiful princess Katerina lay as still as death...
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$16.41
FAMILY DANCING

FAMILY DANCING

by LEAVITT, David

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. First Edition. Wraps. Fine in the uncommon proof dustwrapper, also Fine. Blue printed wraps with dustwrapper. Uncorrected Proof of gay author's first book, a collection of stories.
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$62.50
THE SECRET SUN

THE SECRET SUN

by Hiatt, Fred

NY: Pantheon, (1992) Book. Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. Novel of Japan. Advanced Reader's Proof. FIRST EDITION. 306 pgs, wraps. Advance proof of the author's first novel that blends fact & fiction in a riveting thriller about Japan's atomic bomb project. FINE..
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$22.00
THE WHITE HOTEL

THE WHITE HOTEL

by THOMAS, D. M

New York: The Viking Press, (1981). First Edition. Wraps. Small stain to lower inner cover and front endpaper; crease to front cover. Very Good. Uncorrected Proof in yellow-orange printed wraps. Uncommon format for this moving novel.
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$31.30
Blossom (collectible signed uncorrected proof copy)

Blossom (collectible signed uncorrected proof copy)

by Vachss, Andrew

New York: Knopf. 1990 advance uncorrected proof. SIGNED on half-title p. by the author. 237pp. paperback 8vo: Very Good+ [yellow paper covers are slightly age darkened; else VG+] A nice signed proof of the late author's Detective Burke novel.
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$25.00
WATER MUSIC

WATER MUSIC

by BOYLE, T. Coraghessan

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1981). First Edition. Wraps. Mild sunning. Near Fine. Uncorrected Proof in printed blue wraps of Boyle's second book and first novel, recounting the travels of eighteenth century Scottish explorer, Mungo Park, in West Africa.
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$93.80
The Marble Orchard: A Novel Featuring the Black Mask Boys Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Erle Stanley Gardner   ***SIGNED***

The Marble Orchard: A Novel Featuring the Black Mask Boys Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Erle Stanley Gardner ***SIGNED***

by Nolan, William F

N.Y.: St Martins Press, 1996. First edition, January 1996, with complete number line beginning with 1. Advance Uncorrected Proof. SIGNED AND DATED by the author at the title page "William F. Nolan 1/27/96". A fine, unread copy. A novel featuring The Black Mask Boys: Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Erle Stanley Gardner. "The Black Mask boys are back, and that's a cause for celebration. Introduced as detectives in Nolan's Black Mask Murders (1994), they track down... Read more about this item
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$21.12