Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

Player Piano, author Kurt Vonnegut's first novel, was published in 1952. It is a dystopia of automation and capitalism, describing the dereliction they cause in the quality of life. The story takes place in a near-future society that is almost totally mechanized, eliminating the need for human laborers.

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Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1952
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Very Good
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Advance Copy
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Advance Copy. Paperback. Very Good. Advance review copy of the first edition, signed and dated by Kurt Vonnegut on the title page. Self-bound in dust jacket, with two white strips mounted on verso of front cover and first blank page with printed material which would appear on the first edition dust jacket… Read more
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Player Piano.

by VONNEGUT, Kurt.

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1952
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Signed by the author First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the front free endpaper, dated 17 May 1993. Octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine silver. With dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, an excellent, fresh copy in the jacket with browned spine, light toning to edges and slight… Read more
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Published
1952
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Fine
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1st Edition
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Scribners, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. A near fine first edition (Scribner's A and seal on the copyright page), signed by Vonnegut on the title page, in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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1952
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. 295 pp. First edition, first printing with publisher's colophon and "A." Signed by Kurt Vonnegut, dated and warmly inscribed to a former owner. Very Good with a narrow strip of sunning to cloth along the top and bottom edges, pages toned, small stain to front free end… Read more
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Player Piano.

by VONNEGUT, Kurt.

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1952
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New York: Charles Scribner's 1952. A unique onlaid binding First edition, first printing. The author's dystopia novel. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dyed natural goatskin in black and orange with a cityscape in black against an orange sky with the cog of a wheel blocked in foil symbolising the mechanised world, titles to spine in… Read more
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Player Piano

by Kurt Vonnegut

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Canton Books
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1952
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Fine
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First
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1st Edition. First printing. A bit of sunning to the spine of the jacket, top edges slightly thumbed. No marks or creased pages inside. An exceptional copy.
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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1952
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Very Good
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Scribners, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A very good first edition (with the Scribner's A on the copyright page) in a very good dust jacket with slight offsetting from tape on flaps. SIGNED by Vonnegut on a card laid in. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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Player Piano.

by VONNEGUT, Kurt.

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1952
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. the machines had taken away far more than they had given First edition, first impression. The author's first novel and a significant contribution to dystopian literature. As noted by the dust jacket blurb, "reminiscent of Huxley's Brave New World or Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, Player Piano is swift-moving, very intriguing and completely entertaining".… Read more
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PLAYER PIANO

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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1952
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first edition
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PLAYER PIANO, Scribners, 1952, first edition, some faint brown stains to the front paste down (hidden by the front dust-wrapper flap), some off-setting to the rear paste down, else vg+ or slightly better in like dust-wrapper with some closed tears and slight dust-soil. The authors first book. SIGNED by the author on a bookplate laid in.
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PLAYER PIANO

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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1952
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Octavo, boards. First edition. First printing with "A" and Scribner seal on copyright page. 7600 copies printed. The author's first book. Runner-up for the 1953 International Fantasy Award. "The United States has won the third world war. Production being totally automatic, almost the whole population is on a generous dole. Only the intelligent… Read more
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PLAYER PIANO

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FIRST
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Player Piano

by VONNEGUT, Kurt

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1952
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fine
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First
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New York: Scribner, 1952. First. hardcover. fine. 8vo, rebound in 1/2 lime morocco. New York: Scribner, 1952. First Edition. Fine.<br/><br/> The author's first book.<br/><br/>
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Player Piano : America in the Coming Age of Electronics

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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The Book House - St. Louis
Published
1952
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Charle's Scribner's Sons, 1952. Very Good with Very Good dustjacket 1952, first edition, first printing with "A" on copyright page and original $3.00 price on DJ, green cloth with spine titled in silver and jacket art by George W. Thompson. First 7600 copies printed, author's first book, dustjacket has chip on front cover … Read more
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PLAYER PIANO

by Kurt Vonnegut

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Black Swan Books, Inc.
Published
1952
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Very Good binding
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First Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First Edition. Very Good binding/Very Good dust jacket. Signed. A presentable First Edition copy of Vonnegut's dystopian first novel. There is some minor darkening to the endpapers but a clean copy without marks. The dustjacket has darkened a bit at the spine, with quite minor loss to the extremities; there… Read more
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Player Piano

by Kurt Vonnegut

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1952
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Near Fine
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. A solid copy of the 1952 true 1st edition (the letter 'A' and Scribner seal on the copyrght page) of Kurt Vonnegut's first published book. Clean and Near Fine in a crisp, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with light creasing at the panels and just a touch of very… Read more
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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1952
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Scribner's "A" on copyright page and $3.00 price on jacket. Top corners bumped and bottom corners very lightly bumped. Small bump to middle of back board. The Jacket has a one-inch by quarter-inch long chip to top of rear panel of jacket near spine. Scuff to top of front… Read more
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Player Piano

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1952
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1952 Scribner's First Edition with the "A" but no seal on the copyright page. With pale green boards & in VG condition. A crisp tight copy wrapped in the later issue First thus Delacorte Press DJ in VG condition as well. Also receive a softcover First Thus… Read more
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Player Piano

by VONNEGUT, KURT

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Macmillan & Co. Ltd 1953. First edition, "international edition", octavo, red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, 352pp, VG (light fading to spine, heavy fading to spine extrems, light foxing to eps & page edges, light tanning to page edges) in d/w, VG- (price clipped, moderate fading to spine, moderate tanning, some creasing to upper edges, 1cm of… Read more
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PLAYER PIANO

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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1952
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Octavo, boards. First edition. First printing with "A" and Scribner seal on copyright page. 7600 copies printed. The author's first book. "The United States has won the third world war. Production being totally automatic, almost the whole population is on a generous dole. Only the intelligent minority works." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973),… Read more
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Derringer Books
Published
1966
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Fine
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First Thus
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New York: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1966. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First Holt edition of the author's first book. A fine copy in decorated boards in a very good unclipped dustwrapper with attractive design by William Wondriska. Small triangular chip to top of front panel and some minor creasing. An attractive copy of an uncommon edition.
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Player Piano

by VONNEGUT, KURT

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Macmillan & Co. 1953. FIRST EDITION, octavo hardcover, red buckram boards, gilt lettering to spine, vii + 352pp., VG (moderate fading to spine, heavy fading to bottom corners of boards, moderate scuffing to board and spine extrems, mild bruising to board and spine extrems, moderate foxing to page edges, red staining and mild liquid damage to eps, mild foxing… Read more
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Player Piano

by Kurt Vonnegut

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Published
1971
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9780440069881
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Random House Publishing Group, 1971. Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not… Read more
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Player Piano

by Kurt Vonnegut

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1971
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Very Good
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9780440069881
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Random House Publishing Group, 1971. Hardcover. Very Good. Former library book; May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Player Piano.

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Westsider Rare & Used Books Inc.
Published
1952
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BOOK CLUB. Good in a Fair DJ. DJ is damp stained with sections missing, now in a mylar, the spine remains readable, the front pa
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Book Club
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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Book Club. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. BOOK CLUB. Good in a Fair DJ. DJ is damp stained with sections missing, now in a mylar, the spine remains readable, the front panel is just about whole. Green paper boards worn at the extrems. Binding and hinges are sound.
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Harry Righton
Published
1953
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Good
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First Edition
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Macmillan & Co, 1953. red bds spotily faded, spine faded, some soiled marks to bds. prize sticker roughly removed from endpaper. 8cm split between front endpapers.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Player piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Mythos Center Books
Published
1966
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Very Good
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[New ed. ]
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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966. [New ed. ]. Hard cover. Very Good. Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. bright clear copy in mylar shield 1st of March 1966 edition (4000 copies printed)
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Published
1966
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VG in a VG- DJ some tape on the inside of the jacket
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First thus (new edition)
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New York: Holt, Rhinehart and Winston, , 1966. First thus (new edition). Hardcover with Dust Jacket. VG in a VG- DJ some tape on the inside of the jacket.
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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1980-03-15
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9780440170372
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Dell, 1980-03-15. Mass Market Paperback. New. New.
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Player Piano: A Novel

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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1999-01-12
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9780385333788
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The Dial Press, 1999-01-12. Paperback. New. New.
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Player Piano: A Novel [Paperback] Vonnegut, Kurt

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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1999-01-12
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9780385333788
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The Dial Press, 1999-01-12. Paperback. Good. 1952 Scribner hard cover - has "A" but no Scribner seal - thus 1st BCE - no dust jacket - turquoise cover with black text at spine - some wear to edges of cover - tanning to closed page edge - otherwise binding strong contents clean - enjoy
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PLAYER PIANO

by VONNEGUT KURT

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9780385333788
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PLAYER PIANO

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PLAYER PIANO

by VONNEGUT KURT

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PLAYER PIANO

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Player piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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1966
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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966. Hardcover. Good. Missing dust jacket; Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Player Piano

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9780440170372
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Massoglia Books
Published
1952
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Good
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First Edition
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Winston, 1952 First Edition in Good condition lacking a Dust Jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Hardcover.
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Player Piano

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1973
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Very Good
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Delacorte Press, 1973. Lavender cloth, black/gilt titles. Book club edition. Book very good with light spotting to top edge, little other wear. DJ, designed by Paul Bacon and with author photo by Jill Krementz, also very good with characteristic rubbing, wear to spine-ends, a couple of small holes/abrasions. Now uncommon even in book club. 295 pp.. Book Club (BCE). Hardcover.… Read more
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut Kurt

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1973
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Delacorte, 1973. Hardcover & Dust Jacket. Very Good-. slight tear and crease at bottom of dj reprint of 1952 edition
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Player Piano

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1967
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Reissued, 1st thus
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Macmillan, London and Melbourne, 1967. Reissued, 1st thus. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. as can be seen from the attached illustration, the dustjacket is somewhat battered across both top and bottom edges, now protected. The front edge of the textblock has 2 small pale marks probably from a liquid splash, and internally, the book… Read more
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Player Piano

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9781511323840
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Player Piano

by Kurt Vonnegut

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9781501277252
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Player Piano

by Kurt Vonnegut

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Player Piano

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1974
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Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued
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1st Printing of this Edition
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Dell 7037. Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued. 1974. 1st Printing of this Edition. Paperback. Light rubbing and toning, faint indentations, spine wrinkles. Uncommon.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall .
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Player Piano: A Novel

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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9780385333788
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Paperback. New. Brand New.
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Player Piano

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Time Traveler Books
Published
1973
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Near Fine with no dust jacket
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Later Printing
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New York: Delacorte Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1973. Later Printing. Hardcover. Missing dustjacket. Small scrape to bottom back corner. ; Reprint, believe printed in 1973.; 295 pages .
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut Kurt

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1982
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978180x110x14
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London: Granada, 1982. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 180x110x14mm. 180x110x14mm+147g . . Granada. London. 1982. . . . : Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted.. . . . . Domestic_tracked_OR_registered_flat_rate_FOR_THIS_ITEM_Within_Australia:_AU$10.60
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Player Piano: A Novel

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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1999-01-12
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The Dial Press, 1999-01-12. Paperback. Very Good. Bought new, never read. Clean, has a good binding, no marks or notations. 33rd printing.
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Player Piano

by Kurt Vonnegut

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1999
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New
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9780385333788
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Delta, 1999. Paperback. New. later printing edition. 352 pages. 8.25x5.25x1.00 inches.
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Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Bard Books. Collectible - Good. Collectible - Good. Barbara G. Mertz Rev Trust custom bookplate on front inside cover. This book formed part of Barbara G. Mertz's personal library at her home in Frederick, Maryland. (American literature, vintage paperbacks, science fiction, scifi, sci fi, dystopia, post apocalyptic)
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