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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution. by DAWKINS, Richard

New York: Free Press, 2009. Signed by Richard Dawkins on the title page. First U.S. edition / First printing. Black paper-covered spine, gray paper-covered boards. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket.…

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$175.00


Music by Philip Glass by GLASS, Philip. Edited by Robert T. Jones

New York: Harper and Row, 1987. Signed on the half-title page by composer Philip Glass. First edition / First printing. White cloth. Fine in price-clipped, fine dust jacket.…

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$225.00


Thomas Jefferson Author of America. Eminent Lives. by HITCHENS, Christopher. [1949-2011]

New York: Atlas Books / HarperCollins, 2005. Signed by Christopher Hitchens on the title page. Additionally inscribed: For Jacob from Dad and from the author Christopher Hitchens. Third printing. Black paper-covered spine, maroon paper-covered boards. F…

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$400.00


The Dream of a Common Language: Poems 1974-1977. by RICH, Adrienne. (1929-2012)

New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1978. First edition / First printing. Oatmeal cloth. About fine in about fine dust jacket. An attractive copy of this uncommon book.…

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$100.00


Omensetter's Luck. by GASS, William H. Signed with handwritten passage from text

New York: The New American Library, 1966. Signed by the author and additionally inscribed with a passage from pages 67-68 of the text: "He always crammed humanity in everything. . . Once he would have seen each tree along this slope boned humanly and bran…

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$750.00


Gehry Talks: Architecture + Process. by GEHRY, Frank O. Edited by Mildred Friedman with an essay by Michael Sorkin; commentaries by Frank O. Gehry and Associates

New York: Rizzoli, 1999. Signed on the half-title page by Frank O. Gehry. First edition / First printing. Illustrated boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Frosted "vellum" jacket is fragile, and tears and chips easily, this copy is flawless. An e…

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$475.00


Skinny Legs and All. by ROBBINS, Tom

New York: Bantam Books, 1990. Signed on the half-title page by Tom Robbins. Additionally inscribed: To Kevin. First edition / First printing. Purple cloth spine, ivory paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.…

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$150.00


Selected Poems 1956-1968. by COHEN, Leonard

New York: The Viking Press, 1968. First edition / First printing. Issued simultaneously in paperback and hardcover, this is the hardcover edition. Yellow cloth spine, sienna cloth-covered boards. Fine in a very good plus dust jacket with toning to the s…

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$400.00


Slapstick. by VONNEGUT, Kurt

(n.p.): Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1976. Signed on the half-title page by the author. First edition / First printing. Navy cloth, Fine in fine dust jacket.…

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$750.00


I am Mary Dunne. by MOORE, Brian

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1968. Signed by the author on a laid in bookplate. First edition / First printing. Gold cloth spine, mauve paper-covered boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped dust jacket.…

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$100.00


A Concert by Duke Ellington and His World Famous Orchestra. May 3, 1954. by ELLINGTON, Duke

Pullman, WA: Class of 1955 Washington State College, 1954. Boldly signed on the back side by Duke Ellington. The pen skipped a bit, and the paper is debossed by Duke's aggressive pen strokes. First edition / First printing. Pale blue 6.1875" x 6.375" shee…

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$150.00


The Bridge of Sighs. by RUSSO, Richard. Signed 2x with passage from the book

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. Signed by the author on the title page, with the inscribed quote, "Your dad's nice. All the way down. Most people are nice just partway." from page 249 of Bridge of Sighs. Additionally Signed by the author on a bound-in pa…

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$150.00


Michael Kenna: Le Notre's Gardens. by KENNA, Michael, Photographs. Text by Eric T. Haskell. Preface by Edward Nygren and Amy Meyers

Santa Monica, CA: Ram Publications / Huntington Library, 1997. Signed on the title page by Michael Kenna. Additionally inscribed: To Michael, with very best regards, September 12, 97. First edition / First printing. Brown cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket,…

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$185.00


Lost Man's River. by MATTHIESSEN, Peter

New York: Random House, 1997. Signed on a tipped in page by Peter Matthiessen. First edition / First printing. Black paper spine, green paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year 1997. The second b…

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$100.00


The Impressionist. by KUNZRU, Hari

London: Hamish Hamilton, 2002. Signed by the author on the title page. First edition / First printing. Red paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. A fresh, bright, unread copy. The author's acclaimed first book.…

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$125.00


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