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The Waterworks

By Doctorow, E L




E.L. Doctorow, one of America's preeminent authors, has received the National Book Critics Circle Award (twice), the National Book Award, the Pen/Faulkner Award, the Edith Wharton Citation For Fiction, and the William Dean Howells medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has also published a volume of selected essays Jack London, Hemingway, and the Constitution, and a play, Drinks Before Dinner, which was produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival. He resides in New Rochelle, New York.


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The Waterworks

E. L. Doctorow

1995-01-08. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E.L.

New York: Random House. First Trade edition, no. 100 of 150 copies specially bound, signed by the author. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth. Fine in blue boards slipcase. First Trade edition, no. 100 of 150 copies specially bound, signed by the author. 1 vols. 8vo.

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E. L.

Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1994. Book. Fine. Leather. Signed by Author, Tipped in Page. Signed First Edition Society.

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Waterworks

E L Doctorow

1994-08-02. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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THE WATERWORKS

Doctorow, E. L.

New York: Random House, (1994). First edition, limited issue. Number 103 of 150 SIGNED, numbered and specially bound copies. Fine, without dust jacket, as issued, in fine publisher's slipcase. Scarce.

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The Waterworks - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Doctorow, E. L.

New York: Random House. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0394587545 . An attractive first trade edition/first printing preceded only by a private publication of the Franklin Library, in unread condition, with some light creases, else Fine in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author E. L. Doctorow directly on the title page; The Waterworks is set in the corrupt and exciting New York of the decade following the Civil War. The narrator, an elderly newspaperman named McIlvaine, reviews the events surrounding the disappearance of one of his paper's best freelance writers in 1871, Martin Pemberton, the son of a brutal, cunning man who had made a fortune as a war profiteer, then died, leaving his family mysteriously penniless .

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The Waterworks: A Novel

E.L. Doctorow

2007-07-03. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Waterworks

Doctorow, E.L

New York: Random House, 1994. First trade edition. In a limited edition of 150 copies, this is copy 127/150 signed by E.L. Doctorow. Slipcase. Fine.

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The Waterworks

E.L. Doctorow

New York: Random House, pp. 3 253. Complete number line from 2 to 9 with the words First Trade Edition printed below which denotes a first printing for Random House; signed by E.L. Doctorow on the limitation page with no inscription. Limited edition number 110/150. In blue slipcase. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dj. 8vo. Signed by the Author.

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The Waterworks

DOCTOROW, E.L.

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1994. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Fine in full leather with gold stamping, raised bands, all edges gilt, silk ribbon place marker, marbled endpapers, with a special preface written by him not found in the trade edition. Signed.

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The Waterworks

E.L. Doctorow

1994-05-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Waterworks - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Doctorow, E. L.

New York: Random House. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394587545 . An impeccable first Trade edition, first printing preceded only by a private publication of the Franklin Library in Very Fine condition in alike dust jacket; The Waterworks is set in the corrupt and exciting New York of the decade following the Civil War. The narrator, an elderly newspaperman named McIlvaine, reviews the events surrounding the disappearance of one of his paper's best freelance writers in 1871, Martin Pemberton, the son of a brutal, cunning man who had made a fortune as a war profiteer, then died, leaving his family mysteriously penniless .

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THE WATERWORKS

Doctorow, E. L.

New York:Random House, 1994. First Edition. hard cover. Fine/Poor. Signed by authors. New York:Random House. 1994. 1st limited edition, one of 150 copies, signed and numbered by the author. 253pp. Hardcover with slipcase. Both book and slipcase in fine condition, still encased in publishers shrinkwrap. As new.

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The Waterworks (Random House Large Print)

E.L. Doctorow

Random House Large Print, 1994-05-31. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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The Waterworks

E L Doctorow

1995-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Waterworks (Random House Large Print)

E.L. Doctorow

1994-05-31. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Waterworks

E. L. Doctorow

1995-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E.L.

Random House, 1994. Hardcover with slip case. Used- Fine condition. First edition. Specially bound 124/150 book. Signed by the author in blue slip case. Book is clean and tight. Book shows very little shelf wear. Slip case has some slight scuffing on the bottom. Some discoloration to the spine of the book. No further markings on the inside of the book. Photos are of the book we have here at Barbed Wire Books.

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Waterworks

E L Doctorow

1994-08-02. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Waterworks

E. L. Doctorow

1995-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Waterworks

E.L. Doctorow

1996-09-04. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Waterworks - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Doctorow, E. L.

New York: Random House. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0394587545 . A handsome first edition/first printing preceded only by a private publication of the Franklin Library in Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Minor edgewear. Signed by author E. L. Doctorow directly on the title page; The Waterworks is set in the corrupt and exciting New York of the decade following the Civil War. The narrator, an elderly newspaperman named McIlvaine, reviews the events surrounding the disappearance of one of his paper's best freelance writers in 1871, Martin Pemberton, the son of a brutal, cunning man who had made a fortune as a war profiteer, then died, leaving his family mysteriously penniless .

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The Waterworks

E. L. Doctorow

1997-05-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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THE WATERWORKS

Doctorow, E. L.

New York City, NY: Random House, 1994. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: Random House, 1994. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 253 pages. The author's eighth novel. E. L. Doctorow's third and highly acclaimed novel about New York City. The first appearance of the title in the United States. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents E. L. Doctorow's "The Waterworks". Set in the 1870's, an absorbing narrative and also a brilliant portrait of The City at a crucial moment in its history. Doctorow has been creating a fictional history of New York City through a series of novels, from "Ragtime" to "World's Fair" and now this, perhaps his most accomplished novel on the subject (he published his fourth installment, "Homer & Langley", the most oddly moving novel in the Series thus far, in 2009) . His lifelong preoccupation with the history and character of New York City is the literary equivalent of the filmmaker Woody Allen's celebrated love affair with the greatest city of the 20th century. However gritty and even nasty Doctorow's vision of New York (versus Allen's more romantic view of it) , there is still a grudging admiration and affection for the city's resilience and sheer power to inspire awe. Doctorow's work has influenced a whole generation of writers, but his limpid style is incomparable and remains entirely his own. "History is the present. That's why every generation writes it anew. But what most people think of as history is its end product, myth. So to be irreverent to myth, to play with it, let in some light and air, to try to combust it back into history, is to risk being seen as someone who distorts truth" (E. L. Doctorow) . E. L. Doctorow died on July 21, 2015 at the age of 84, an irreplaceable loss. An absolute "must-have" title for E. L. Doctorow collectors. <b><i> This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on the title page by E. L. Doctorow. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. This title is a modern classic. This is one of few such signed copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing (American) still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Late in life, E. L. Doctorow seldom did public signings, and when he did, limited the number of books he was willing to sign. As a result, his Limited Editions, while highly collectible, are often more widely available than copies of the First Hardcover Editions, which are signed directly on the title page rather than on a tipped-in leaf. A scarce signed copy thus. </B></i> Winner of the very first National Book Critics Circle Award in 1976 for "Ragtime". Winner of the National Book Award in 1986 for "World's Fair". Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Winner of the PEN/Faulkner, and a second National Book Critics Circle Award in 2006 for "The March". One of the greatest American writers of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER E. L. DOCTOROW TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0394587545.

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Waterworks

E.L. Doctorow

1994-05-31. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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THE WATERWORKS.

Doctorow, E.L.

FRANKLIN LIBRARY. FRANKLIN CENTER 1994. Fine with no dust jacket. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED Limited Edition. Close to fine in brick red leather binding, with gilt edges & a satin marker ribbon, without dj. as issued. (Barely discernable trace of foxing at top edge); Signed by Author(s) .

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E. L.

New York: Random House, 1994. Limited Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 253pp. Octavo [24 cm] Blue cloth. Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap. Housed in a matching slipcase. This edition was limited to 250 copies, this is copy 123. Signed by the author on the limitation page.

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The Waterworks

E.L Doctorow

Random House, 1994, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, SIGNED on the title page with signature, Fine/Fine, Hardcover, Mylar protected. This is an exceptional copy Unread and in MINT condition. For the collector!

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E. L.

The Waterworks. New York, Random House, 1994. Limited edition, no. 56 of 250, signed on the limitation page by E. L. Doctorow. Blue cloth, in matching blue cloth slipcase. In publisher's shrinkwrap that has started to tear in two spots. Book and Slipcase are in Near Fine condition.

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Waterworks

Doctorow, E.L

London: Macmillan, 1994. First UK edition. Cloth. Very good in Near Fine DJ . Very good in Near Fine DJ. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. Slight abrasion to bottom edge of rear book cover. .

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The Waterworks.

Doctorow, E. L.

New York: Random House.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394587545 . First trade edition. SIGNED by E. L. Doctorow on title page. Fine in fine dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages .

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E. L.

New York: Random House, 1994. Limited trade edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 253pp. Octavo [25 cm] 1/4 black cloth over white boards. Fine/Fine. This edition was limited to 220 copies, this is copy 43. Signed and numbered by the author on the title page.

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E.L.

The Franklin Library, 1994. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. First Edition as stated on title page. Signed by author on limitation page. Publisher's insert laid in. Raised bands on spine. Gold gilt. Silk ribbon bookmark bound in. Near fine book except for scratch on bottom edges and light scratches on forend.

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E. L.

Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1994. 253 pages, 8vo. Limited Edition, signed by the author E.L. Doctorow. Bound in genuine leather. Minor shelfwear. Tightly bound, no marks. Volume is in Near Fine condition.. Signed. Signed First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E.L.

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Random House Inc, 1994 Book. As New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. The Waterworks is set in the corrupt and exciting New York of the decade following the Civil War. The narrator, an elderly newspaperman named McIlvaine, reviews the events surrounding the disappearance of one of his paper's best freelance writers in 1871, Martin Pemberton, the son of a brutal, cunning man who had made a fortune as a war profiteer, then died, leaving his family mysteriously penniless. protected by brodart. first Trade edition first printing..

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The Waterworks (Signed Advance Uncorrected Proof + Hardcover 1st Printing)

Doctorow, E.L.

New York: Random House, May 31, 1994. Advance Uncorrected Proof/First Edition, First Printing. . Wraps/Hardcover. 253 p. 8to. Laminated blue patterned wraps. Initials in felt tip on ffep else fine. Signed by author on title page. Plus: 1st printing of first trade edition. Book Condition: Date in fine hand on ffep, spine ends pushed, else fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Mild wear to extremities with a few crinkles at the edges. A sharp, signed set.

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WATERWORKS

DOCTOROW E L

RANDOM HOUSE. New. 7.94 x 5.38 cm.

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The Waterworks.

DOCTOROW, E. L

New York: Random House, 1994. Signed by E. L. Doctorow. First trade edition / First printing. Black cloth spine, white paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.

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The Waterworks

E.L. Doctorow

Random House. DJ in archival cover. Review copy with slip and press release material laid in. Stated first trade . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1994.

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THE WATERWORKS

E. L. Doctorow

US: Franklin Library, 1994. Leather Bound. Near Fine/No DJ. Beautifully bound Franklin Library Edition. Signed by author. Text tight and clean; no markings from previous owners; full leather over marbled endpapers. Raised bands on the spine, with gold decorations and titles on spine and cover. All edges gilt. Silk bookmarker. PICTURES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.

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THE WATERWORKS

E. L. Doctorow

New York: Random House. 1994. Third Printing. Hardcover. 0394587545 . Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Lettering on front panel soiled. ; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.70 inches; 253 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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The Waterworks

E. L. Doctorow

Franklin Library, 1994-01-01. Leather Bound. VeryGood. 9.6000 inches 6.4000 inches. Bound in full leather with raised bands on the spine and gilt decoration, shows minor wear. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers, silk ribbon bookmark. Pages are clean, text and pictures are intact and unmarred. Signed limited first Franklin edition. A gorgeous edition.

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Into General Practice; A Guide for Beginners and Others

Thwaites, J. G

William Heinemann Medical Books Ltd; London. , 1954. Very good in like dust jacket. DJ spine lightly sunned. 223pp.. First printing. . Hard with Dust Jacket. 12mo. 7 1/2". . Very good in like dust jacket.

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E.L.

New York, U.S.A.: Random House Inc, 1994. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 1994 Random House FIRST Edition **SIGNED** on the title page. A great copy in FINE/NF condition. The only wera is a fold on the inside of the flyleaf on the unclipped DJ..

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E. L

Signet, 1995-05-01. Mass Market Paperback. Used:Good.

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E. L. [Autor]

Penguin, 1995-06-29. Acceptable.

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The Waterworks.

DOCTOROW, E.L.

NY: Random House, (1994).. First trade edition.. 253 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. SIGNED by Doctorow on the title page.

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The Waterworks: A Novel

E.L. Doctorow

2007-07-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $33.39


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The Waterworks

E. L. Doctorow

1995-01-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E.L.

Franklin Library. 1994. Hardcover. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. Full leather with gilt stamping, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. As New, with publisher's Note.; Signed by Author(s)Author(s) .

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Price: $33.00