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MITES AND OTHER POEMS IN MINIATURE
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MITES AND OTHER POEMS IN MINIATURE

by Updike, John

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Northridge: Lord John Press, 1990. First edition, limited to 200 numbered and 26 lettered copies signed by Updike. This copy letter "T." 64mo. Type in Monotype Inland Caslon on Frankfurt Cream paper. Designed by Suzanne Watson and printed by Patrick Reagh Printers. Binding by Marianna Blau. Red cloth covered boards in slipcase. Unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine slipcase. Though Updike signed sheets for all copies, he signed I.B. Singer's name on the sheet bound into this copy. Unaware of Updike's signature, the publisher delivered the book to its purchaser who, upon discovering the prank, returned it with the request that Updike also sign this copy which he did with the inscription, "for - all best John Updike." The images are of the book described and not stock photos.
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FATES WORSE THAN DEATH
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FATES WORSE THAN DEATH

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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First Edition
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Nottingham: Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation, 1982. First edition. Printed stapled wraps. Foreword by Ken Coats. Signed & dated "March 25, 1997" by Vonnegut on the front wrap. 16pp pamphlet containing an address originally delivered at St. John the Devine Cathedral in NYC in '82 and donated by Vonnegut to the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation even though he didn't hold the copyright. Reproduces Vonnegut's letter to Coats explaining that the Cathedral owns the rights but "they wouldn't have the balls to sue." Fine copy. Vonnegut's signature slightly smeared. Vonnegut's fourth book of previously unpublished material.
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FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
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FROM HERE TO ETERNITY

by Jones, James

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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NY: Scribner, 1951. First edition, first prnt (publisher's "A" present on copyright page, printed price of $4.50 on front flap, Jones's picture and no reviews on rear panel). Signed by Jones on the title page. Lightly bumped upper board corners and a tiny soil scuff on the bottom edge; the dustjacket has two small chips on the spine topedge, minimal wear at the spine bottom edge and touched corners and beginning toning on the flap edges. Tight, bright and clean copy in Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Jones' first novel. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Jones's first published novel. 1952 National Book Award winner for fiction.
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THE DARK HOUSES

THE DARK HOUSES

by Hall, Donald

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First Edition
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NY: Viking, 1958. First edition, first prnt. Inscribed by Hall to poet Philip Booth on the front free endpage. "For Phil with the great pleasure of April snow in Ithaca & Syracuse Don Hall April 13, 1962." Also signed and dated "8.30.58" by Booth (as "Philip Booth") on the page. Boards with beginning toning at edges and spine bottom edge cloth gently pushed; dustjacket with price-clip, edge and spine toning, short closed tear on the rear panel topedge (not immediately apparent), tiny nick at spine bottom edge and just-touched corners and spine ends. Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. A clean bright copy of Hall's first collection after EXILES AND MARRIAGES, the Lamont Poetry Selection 1955. Hall is the fourteenth US Poet Laureate.. Inscribed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.
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SANCTUARY
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SANCTUARY

by Faulkner, William

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First Edition
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Paris: Crosby Continental Editions/Black Sun Press, 1932. First edition thus, first prnt. (March, 1932) Printed perfect-bound wraps with French-fold flaps. Signed and dated on the title page "Paris July 20, 1949" by author Otto Friedrich while he was in Europe on the staff of "Stars and Stripes." Pages toned; spine toned with wear and creases, touch of soiling. Tight copy. Very Good condition with a contemporary rice paper dustwrapper (not issued as such). Friedrich's books include Decline and Fall (1970), an account of the demise of "The Saturday Evening Post" which won the George Polk Award. Signed by Owner. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Association Copy.
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DREAMING AMERICA & OTHER POEMS
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DREAMING AMERICA & OTHER POEMS

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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Paperback
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(np): Aloes Editions, 1973. First edition, limited to 176 copies signed by Oates, twenty-six of which are lettered and reserved for the use of the author and publisher. Copy E. Sewn stiff paper wraps with French-fold flaps and printed label and plastic dustwrapper. Designed and printed by Robert Gordon at The Oliphant Press. This copy is also inscribed and dated by Oates to her publisher, Evelyn Shrift, at Vanguard, who published her first books. "For Evelyn, with very best wishes, as always - Joyce 2/8/74." Faint extremity toning and few small edge wrinkles, mostly on the front wrap. Near Fine condition. Oates' signature and especially her inscription are in her former flowing, cursive style which differs from her later minimalist-print signatures.. Inscribed & Signed By Author. First Edition. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.
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OR SHALL WE DIE? WORDS FOR AN ORATORIO SET TO MUSIC BY MICHAEL BERKELEY
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OR SHALL WE DIE? WORDS FOR AN ORATORIO SET TO MUSIC BY MICHAEL BERKELEY

by McEwan, Ian

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Used - Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. First edition, first prnt. First issue dustjacket. Review Copy with the publisher's printed slip laid-in. Signed abd dated "Feb-11-83" by Martin Booth. Faint beginning toning of dustjacket front panel topedge (not immediately apparent). Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. Booth, a poet, small press publisher, novelist and non-fiction writer, was MAN/Booker shortlisted for Industry of Souls.. Signed by Owner. First Edition. Hardcovers. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.
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From.... "HELL RECONSIDERED"

From.... "HELL RECONSIDERED"

by Styron, William

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Faircopy. 8.5x11 inch 20lb tan stock with perforation line on topedge. Signed in ink by Styron. One typo (uncorrected). Fine condition. Contents are a one paragraph excerpt from Styron's essay that appeared in the June 29, 1978 issue of "The New York Review of Books.". Signed by Author. Unbound. Fine/Not Issued. Faircopy/Typescript.
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THE MAILER REVIEW. VOL I, NO. I
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THE MAILER REVIEW. VOL I, NO. I

by Mailer, Norman. Philip Sipiora, ed.

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First Edition
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Tampa: The Norman Mailer Society, 2007. First edition. Limited issue of 56 bound copies in green full cloth-covered boards, 40 of which were numbered and 16 were presentation copies, all signed by Mailer and Sipiora on the limitation page. Copy #32. Issued without dustjacket. Contributors include Morris Dickstein, Donald L.Kaufmann, J. Michael Lennon, Barbara Mailer Wasserman, et al. Also two contributions by Mailer, one of which is an excerpt from the previously unpublished 1942 play "The Naked and the Dead." Supplemental Bibliography. Color photographs. The Inaugural Issue. ISSN: 1936-4679. Unread copy in Fine condition.. Signed by Author and Editor. First Edition. Hardcovers. Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.
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SEASON OF THE STRANGLER
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SEASON OF THE STRANGLER

by Jones, Madison

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First Edition
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NY: Doubleday, 1982. First edition, first prnt. Inscribed by Jones to Cleanth Brooks. "For Cleanth Brooks, with best regards, Madison Jones 11/9/82." Spine cloth lightly pushed and rubbed; dustjacket with wear at corners and spine ends and beginning toning on the rear flap topedge. Near Fine condition in a Very Good dusjacket with an archival cover. Brooks was the influential literary critic and educator and seminal figure with Robert Penn Warren in the New Criticism movement.. Inscribed & Dated by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.
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ARTICULATIONS. POETRY, PHILOSOPHY AND THE SHAPING OF CULTURE
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ARTICULATIONS. POETRY, PHILOSOPHY AND THE SHAPING OF CULTURE

by Heaney, Seamus

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First Edition
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Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2008. First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies, 1 - 50 were signed by Heaney and Patrick Masterson, 51- 500 signed by Royal Irish Academy President James Slevin. This copy, #241, has also been signed by Heaney on the limitation page. One of an unknown number (but likely few) of copies as such. Perfect-bound illustrated wraps with French-fold flaps. Color photograph of Heaney. Published in commemoration of Heaney's receiving The Cunningham Medal in January 2008. Contains Paul Muldoon's "A Grand Tour" written for the occasion, "Citation for Dr. Seamus Heaney" by Jane Conroy, "Holding Patterns: Arts, Letters and the Academy," Heaney's 14pp acceptance speech and "Cultural Diversity and Human Solidarity" by Patrick Masterson. Unread copy in Fine condition. Uncommon as such.. Signed by Author & Contributor. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited Edition.
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FEAR AND LOATHING IN AMERICA. THE BRUTAL ODYSSEY OF AN OUTLAW JOURNALIST 1968 - 1976
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FEAR AND LOATHING IN AMERICA. THE BRUTAL ODYSSEY OF AN OUTLAW JOURNALIST 1968 - 1976

by Thompson, Hunter S.

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First Edition
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Hardcover
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NY: Simon & Schuster, 2000. First edition. Limited issue signed by Thompson on the front free endpage as issued. Leather-covered boards with gilt lettering and decorations, all edges gilt, moire pastedowns and endpages, satin pagemarker. Issued without dustjacket. Limitation not specified (purportedly about three hundred copies). Introduction by David Halberstam. Edited by Douglas Brinkley. Rear board bottom edge with trifle bump; otherwise, an unread copy in Fine condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.
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M*A*S*H (MASH)
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M*A*S*H (MASH)

by Hooker, Richard (pseud for H. Richard Hornberger, MD and W.C. Heinz)

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Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
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Hardcover
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NY: Wm. Morrow, 1968. Book Club edition. Inscribed by co-writer W.C (Wilfred Charles)Heinz on the title page. "June 4, 2004 To my friend Karen __ with admiration and thanks from half a Hooker Most sincerely WC Heinz." Additionally Heinz has written an aprx 275 word explanation about the collaboration with Hornberger/Hooker, as well as his advice to Hornberger's agent, and the eventual publication of the manuscript and its film and TV versions on both sides of the second front free endpage which he signed and dated "May 21, 2004." Blue cloth board corners with minimal shelfwear and spine slightly cocked; dustjacket with beginning toning on spine, wear and little loss on spine bottom edge and spine fold. Tight, clean copy in Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket. Heinz had a long and lauded career as a newspaperman and sports writer and wrote The Professional (which Hemingway praised as "the only good novel... about a fighter"), co-wrote with Vince Lombardi… Read More
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JAILBIRD
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JAILBIRD

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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NY: Delacorte/Seymore Lawrence, 1979. First edition, first prnt. Black full cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering and gilt fascimile signature stamped on the front board. Orange topstain. Signed by Vonnegut on the title page. Additionally, Vonnegut has drawn a caricature self-portrait in profile that fills most of the page. Minor rubbing on board cloth and on spine lettering; dustjacket with touch of shelfwear at spine bottom edge and faint beginning toning on the topedge. Tight copy in Near Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. Signed By Author with Drawing. Hardcovers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Vonnegut's ninth novel.
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A GAME OF THRONES. PREVIEW EDITION
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A GAME OF THRONES. PREVIEW EDITION

by Martin, George R.R.

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First Edition
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London: HarperCollins/Voyager, 1996. Preview Edition issued simultaneoulsy with the first UK edition. Designated by the publisher as the "Collectors' Preview Edition." Perfect-bound illustrated wraps. No hardcover issue. Limitation unspecified. Meant for sale. Contains the Prologue and opening chapters of Book One of "A Song of Ice and Fire" series with map and blurbs by Robert Jordan, Julian May, et al. Signed by Martin on the title page. Minor shelfwear, mostly at the spine bottom, and beginning page toning. Very Good condition. First volume in Martin's Song of Ice and Fire series. Winner of 1997 Locus Award.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Advance Issue.
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