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Selection: Number 2, Winter, 1960-61
Selection: Number 2, Winter, 1960-61
by Raymond Carver
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Chico: Chico State College, (1961). 13.5 x 21 cm. [v], 70pp, [5pp]. A literary journal published by Chico State College in 1961, this issue of Selections contains Raymond Carver's first published story, "Furious Seasons." Original blue printed wrappers... (read more)

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All Kneeling
All Kneeling
by Anne Parrish
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. Octavo, 14 x 19.5 cm, 323pp. Stated first edition with Harper & Brothers code G-C. Original black cloth stamped in red. Spine cocked; pages toned. Last page unopened; bookseller's ticket to the rear paste-down. Dust... (read more)

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The Marble Faun: Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, 2 Volumes
The Marble Faun: Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, 2 Volumes
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Boston: Ticknor & Fields 1860. 1st edition early printing with contents before preface catalog dated March 1860 at rear of vol 1 for instead of on on p. 225 of vol 1 no conclusion at end of vol 2. Brown blind-stamped cloth boards show considerable wear... (read more)

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Border Men 1st Edition
Border Men 1st Edition
by John Comley
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London: Heinemann, (1961) Full black publisher's cloth, illustrated dust jacket. Good Condition in a lightly rubbed & worn dust jacket that shows soiling to the rear panel. SB/kb... (read more)

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The Year of Living Dangerously
The Year of Living Dangerously
by C. J. Koch
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(West Melbourne: Thomas Nelson Australia Pty Ltd, 1978). 14.5 x 22 cm, 296pp. First edition. Bound in black paper over boards, spine stamped in white. Binding worn at the edges; corners lightly bumped; spine cocked; text block pulling slightly from the... (read more)

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Arfur: Tenage Pinball Queen 1st Edition
Arfur: Tenage Pinball Queen 1st Edition
by Nik Cohn
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New York: Simon & Schuster, (1970) First US edition. Full yellow cloth, pictorial dust jacket. Cloth lightly toned at edges, top edge of textblock soiled. Dust jacket with light chipping & closed tears to extremities. Good Condition in a good dust jacket.... (read more)

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You Cant Run From God Signed
You Cant Run From God Signed
by Henry Rollins
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Beverly Hills, CA: Illiterati Press, 1986. #137/1000 Numbered & signed in red ink by Henry Rollins on copyright page. Pale yellow wraps; previous owner's name in black ballpoint pen on front cover, 1.25" closed tear to front wrap along spine at bottom... (read more)

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The Garlic Ballads
The Garlic Ballads
by Mo Yan
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(New York): Viking, (1995). Octavo, 16 x 23.5 cm, 290pp. First edition. Bound in red paper over boards with black paper backstrip stamped in silver. Boards lightly edgeworn; remainder mark to the lower edge of the text block; light soiling to all edges... (read more)

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Truck Signed Edition
Truck Signed Edition
by Katherine Dunn
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(New York): Avon, (1974) Inscribed by Dunn in red ink on the half title page. Mass market paperback, all edges stained red. Rubbed, bumped, soiled wraps, text age-toned. Good Only Condition LTB/kb... (read more)

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Methow River Poems
Methow River Poems
by William Stafford
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Lewiston, ID: Confluence Press, (1995). Staple-bound pamphlet, 16.5 x 11.5 cm. Unpaginated. From the unlimited second edition of February, 1998. Gray french wrappers printed in blue. Corners lightly bumped. Near Fine condition ji... (read more)

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Trask Signed Edition
Trask Signed Edition
by Don Berry
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New York: Viking Press, 1960. Octavo, 13.5 x 20 cm. 373 pp. First edition, second printing before publication. Signed by Don Berry on the title page. Publisher's tan cloth-covered boards; front board and spine decorated in green. Top edge pale green... (read more)

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Critical Essays on Jorge Luis Borges
Critical Essays on Jorge Luis Borges
by Jaime Alazraki
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Boston: G K Hall & Co., (1987) 8vo., vi, 198pp. Quarter green cloth over boards. Previous owner's name in pen to front paste down. Lacking the dust jacket. Essays by Updike, Barth, Gass, Kazin & others. CVW/kb... (read more)

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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 1st Edition
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 1st Edition
by Alan Sillitoe
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London: W. H. Allen, 1958. 13.5 x 20 cm, 213pp. First edition. Bound in red cloth, spine stamped in silver. Binding rubbed and lightly worn; spine faded; a few dents to the top edge of the rear board. Pages age-toned with a few light spot stains to the... (read more)

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Moontrap Signed 1st Edition
Moontrap Signed 1st Edition
by Don Berry
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New York: The Viking Press, (1962). Octavo, 14 x 21 cm, 339pp. First edition, inscribed and signed by Don Berry on the half-title page. Quarter bound in cream cloth with black paper over boards; spine and front board stamped in blue. Binding lightly... (read more)

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Barbary Shore, 1st Edition
Barbary Shore, 1st Edition
by Norman Mailer
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New York: Rinehart & Co., Inc, (1951) First edition, first printing, with the "R" enclosed in a circle on the copyright page. Full black publisher's cloth over boards, title in white to spine. Dust jacket printed in black & green. Binding with light wear... (read more)

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Riding Out the Tropical Depression Signed Edition
Riding Out the Tropical Depression Signed Edition
by Ellen Gilchrist
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New Orleans: Faust Publishing, 1986. Signed limited edition, number 50 of 300 produced. Full purple cloth stamped in gilt. Front board lightly scuffed. Very Good condition. CH/kb... (read more)

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Familiar Signed Edition
Familiar Signed Edition
by J Robert Lennon
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(Minneapolis): Graywolf Press, (2012). Octavo, 14.5 x 21.5 cm, 205pp. Limited edition, signed by J. Robert Lennon on a page at front identifying it as a volume from the Powell's Indiespensable subscription series. Bound in light blue cloth stamped in... (read more)

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Adam, One Afternoon
Adam, One Afternoon
by Italo Calvino
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Hooking Up Signed 1st Edition
Hooking Up Signed 1st Edition
by Tom Wolfe
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Memories of Vailima Signed 1st Edition
Memories of Vailima Signed 1st Edition
by Isobel Strong and Lloyd Osbourne
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