Steps

by Kosinski, Jerzy

Jerzy Kosiński was an award-winning Polish-American novelist. His novel, Steps, was the 1969 winner of the National Book Awards. This novel is comprised of a series of loosely connected vignettes. The book is meant to be shocking and brought the author close to celebrity status after winning the award. Steps begins with the narrator going to a zoo to see an octopus that is slowly killing itself by consuming its own tentacles. The piece ends with the narrator discovering that a woman he’s picked up off the street is actually a man. While some of the vignettes are connected to each other, some are not, but all of them are marked by concrete prose and lucidity of the narrative. The book explores themes of horror, repression, alienation, isolation and anxiety.

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Steps

by Kosinski, Jerzy

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Clayton Fine Books
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1968
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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New York: Random House, 1968. Near fine (lightly dusted on the top edge) in dust jacket with slight shelf wear. Signed on verso of front end paper and inscribed with self-portrait of author descending steps on the facing page. All in black ink.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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STEPS

by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1968
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New York: Random House, 1968. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Kosinski's second novel, winner of the 1969 National Book Award, is the log of a strange, compelling journey whose shattering, often brutal episodes portray a man freed of convention and morality; Inscribed and Dated by Kosinski on the fep: "For Helen -- with every best wish/… Read more
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1968
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STEPS

by Jerzy Kosinski

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1968
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1968
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New York: Random House. 1968. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Small tear to jacket base at spine. Stated First Printing. Purchased from the NY estate of The Exorcist's Ellen Burstyn. ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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by Jerzy Kosinski

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1968
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STEPS.

by Kosinski, Jerzy.

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1968
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1983-01-01
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9780394602097
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1978-01-01
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1968
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NEW YORK: RANDOM HOUSE, 1968. Book. Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). First PRINTING. A VER Y GOOD FIRST PRINTING IN DJ. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. WITH A TWO PAGE DRAWING.
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1968
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New York: Random House. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1968. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in about Fine, slightly soiled and rubbed dust-jacket; "Steps unfolds through a series of extraordinarily realistic scenes--immediate, vivid, often brutal--like the separate but integral elements in a Bosch painting or Goya's searing… Read more
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1983
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Modern Library, 1983 About Fine / Fine. First Modern Library edition. Dust jacket design by R.D. Scudellari; woodcut by Stephen Alcorn. Unclipped dust jacket with $7.95 price intact. Likely unread copy. Dust jacket now wrapped in protective Brodart. No chips, tears or soiling to jacket.
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1988-01-12
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1997-08-07
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1968
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New York: Random House [1968], 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/very near Fine. 8vo. [11], 3-147, [3] pp. Quarter brown cloth over beige paper boards with gold lettering on the spine; orange topstain. Price of $4.95 on front flap of jacket. Winner of the National Book Award. Bookplate on the front pastedown and a touch of wear to… Read more
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Steps

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1968
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Steps : A Novel

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Random House, 1968-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. ***please read*** Book and DJ show slight shelf wear (DJ now in a mylar wrapper) - Some soiling or foxing on front flyleaf, otherwise the interior is tight and clean with no marks on text - 148 pages - inside a mylar sleeve - my shelf location -33-c-35
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1968
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by Kosinski, Jerzy

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by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1968
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New York: Random House, 1968. National book award winner. First printing stated on copyright page. Attractive, clean copy. Price intact jacket has moderate spotting. Textblock tight and square. NO markings. In mylar. . First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Steps

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1968
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by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1968
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First Edition
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New York: Random House, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Slight softening to spine head, tiny indentation to top edge. A near fine copy in very good dustjacket with a slightly darkened spine panel and very mild chipping to edges. 1969 National Book Award winner. ; Octavo.
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Steps

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Steps

by Jerzy Kosinski

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1970
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First Edition
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9780370014067
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London: The Bodley Head, 1970. Near fine with dustiness on the top edge in very good dust jacket with tears and small spots.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Steps

by Jerzy Kosinski

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Clayton Fine Books
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1969
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VG
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First Edition
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9780370014067
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London: The Bodley Head, 1969. Very good in dust jacket with sunning along the spine.. First Edition. Hardcover. VG/Very Good.
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Steps

by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1968
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First Edition
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by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1968
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First Edition
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Steps

by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1968
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First Edition
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by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1968
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1988
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First Edition Thus; First Printing
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9780394757162
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New York: Vintage. 1988. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Softcover. 0394757165 . Very Good in wrappers. Creasing to wrappers. First Vintage Contemporaries Edition, as stated. ; 0.4 x 7.8 x 5.2 Inches; 148 pages .
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by Kosinski, Jerzy

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Steps -1st Edition/1st Printing

by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1968
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New York: Random House. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1968. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. A attractive first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with bumped corners in alike dust-jacket with light edgewear and minor soiling; "Steps unfolds through a series of extraordinarily realistic scenes--immediate, vivid, often brutal--like the separate but integral elements… Read more
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1968
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New York: Random House, 1968. The author's second novel, a National Book Award winner. Very close to a Fine copy of the First Edition; just hints of soil and wear. Tan paper binding with brown cloth spine; gilt lettering. Clean and fresh text. The dustjacket is Very Good Plus; unclipped, it shows some light fade, very minor edgewear. In an… Read more
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New York: Random House 1968, 1st edition. (Cloth) 148pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Former owner's name..
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STEPS.

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New York:: Random House,, (1968). Near fine in a very good dustjacket (price-clipped, light edgewear and toning to the spine of the dj).. First printing. Second novel by this Polish-born author, best known for his powerful story of the horrors of World War II, 'The Painted Bird.' Winner of the National Book Award. 148 pp.
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by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1969
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London: The Bodley Head. Very Good+ with no dustjacket. 1969. First Edition; First Impression. Hardcover (original cloth). Front cover slightly soiled. Slight soiling to edges, particuarly top edge. Slight wear to spine, cover and corners. ; 13.5 x 20.5 x 1.5cm; 154 pages .
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by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1969-10-01
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1968
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New York: Random House. 1968. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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1997-08-07
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1968
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first
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by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1968
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1983
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by Kosinski, Jerzy

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1968
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