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Tortilla Flat by Steinbeck, John

first edition. NY, Covici Friede, 1935, first edition, first printing, wrappers. Softcover. The dust jacket is glued at the spine and then wrapped around the book, these wrappered copies were issued in advance of the hardcover, probably for review and/or...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman

$5,000.00


Everything is illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything is illuminated the first novel by Jonathan Safran Foer Signed copy on title page and dated 5/7/02. Published by Houghton Mifflin, USA, 2002. Softcover as published in advance of book in fine unread condition with a promotional postcard also si...

From TCBOOKS

£130.00


North by Heaney, Seamus

London: Faber and Faber, 1975. Uncorrected Proof. Very Good. Advance uncorrected proof of the first British edition. Bound in publisher's blue wraps printed in black with review slip laid in. From the library of Irish writer Francis Stuart, with pre...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$1,800.00


Europe Central ( Advanced Uncorrected Proofs) by William Vollmann

Viking Press, 2005. Soft Cover. Very Good. Advanced Uncorrected Proof...In Oversized Trade Paperback Format..Nice Copy Of This Big Book..Slight Shelf Wear..Binding Is Solid And Tight..Text Unmarked..Corners Slightly Bumped..This Is Not A Hardcover Book....

From Thomas Savage, Bookseller

$175.00


The Warded Man (Demon Cycle #1) by Peter Brett

Signed US ARC of Peter Brett's debut novel, the first in the Demon Cycle. Published by Del Rey in 2009. New Harlem Partnership has acquired the film rights in 2016, to adapt this New York Times bestseller into a feature film - so a good purchase as the va...

From The King Crab

$142.00


Brazil by Updike, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. Nicely INSCRIBED AND SIGNED on the half-title page by John Updike. Uncorrected Proof in cream-colored printed wrappers which are very faint soiled.. SIGNED. First Edition. Printed Wrappers. About Fine/No Jacket, As Issued....

From Dale Steffey Books

$150.00


The Short Reign of Pippin IV by Steinbeck, John

first edition. n.p. (NY), n.p. (Viking Press), n.d. (April 1957), first edition, spiral-bound wrappers. Softcover. No. 4 of an unknown number of Author Presentation Proofs, this copy Inscribed to legendary bookseller John Scopazzi ("Dear John Scopaz...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman

$7,500.00


A Son of the Circus by Irving, John

New York: Random House, 1994. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Near Fine, front cover crease (visible only on inside)..1st page excised by publisher, as with all other copies of this advance edition.. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jac...

From Dale Steffey Books

$100.00


The Legs Are the Last To Go : Signed First Edition Proof by Diahann Carroll

2008; Amistad, New York; --Uncorrected Proof-- Signed First Edition, First Printing, Fine Trade Paperback, As New & Unread. "The barrier-breaking actress best known for her roles in Julia and Grey's anatomy discusses her four marriages, including her cour...

From Books In Time

$100.00


The Acts of King Arthur And His Noble Knights by Steinbeck, John

NY, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1976, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Advance copy, an uncorrected proof, edited by Chase Horton, these tales are Steinbeck's attempt to render Malory "into modern English," the importance to Steinbeck a...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman

$750.00


THE WEB AND THE ROCK by Wolfe, Thomas

NY: Harper & Brothers. Very Good. 1939. Galley Excerpts. Paperback. Originally published in tablet form - now each page inserted into separate plastic protectors and housed in three ring notebook; Pages toned - mostly at edges, one page has tear wit...

From Gravelly Run Antiquarians

$700.00


Disgrace by J.M.Coetzee

A near fine soft back issue of advanced uncorrected proofs of J M Coetzee's Booker prize winning novel Disgrace signed by the author. Very rare.First U S Edition 2000 published by Viking New York .Disgrace concerns the relationship between a man and his d...

From TCBOOKS

£250.00


Our Game by Le Carre, John

First Printing - the uncommon proof. A Fine unread copy with no reading crease to the spine. Minor crease to the lower corner of the upper cover but trivial shelf-wear aside, a fabulous tight, clean copy. Signed by the author at the title page, rare thus....

From Northern Lights Rare Books

£295.00


The Acts of King Arthur And His Noble Knights by Steinbeck, John

NY, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1976, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Advance copy, an uncorrected proof, edited by Chase Horton, these tales are Steinbeck's attempt to render Malory "into modern English," the importance to Steinbeck a...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman

$500.00


THE ORCHID THIEF ( Signed ) by Orlean , Susan

New York: Random House, 1998. Book. Fine. Illustrated Softcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st. edition 1998 , Advance Uncorrected Proof , Softcover in illustrated wraps , 284 page book . A true first edition printed in a short run before the trade hardcover i...

From GibbsBooks

$150.00


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