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Baldwin: Being Dialogues on Views and Aspirations
Baldwin: Being Dialogues on Views and Aspirations
by Vernon Lee
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London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1886. Octavo, 14.5 x 22 cm. 375pp. Full green cloth over boards; front board and spine stamped in gilt. Black endpapers. Boards rubbed, scratched, and heavily edgeworn; cloth frayed at corners and spine ends; joints worn... (read more)

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A Run of Jacks
A Run of Jacks
by Richard F. Hugo
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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, (1961). Octavo, 14.5 x 22.5 cm, 72pp. First edition; the author's first book. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper and signed again on the title page. Original decorated tan paper over... (read more)

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The Good Soldier: A Tale of Passion
The Good Soldier: A Tale of Passion
by Ford Madox Ford
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New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927 8vo., ix, 260pp. Full green cloth stamped in gilt. 2nd printing of the US edition, with the dedicatory letter to Stella Ford. Lacking the dust jacket. Binding worn, corners bumped, front board creased. Short tears to... (read more)

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Tracy's Tiger
Tracy's Tiger
by William Saroyan
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New York: Ballentine Books, (1967) First edition in this format. Mass market paperback. Ballantine Bal-Hi U2846. Light wear to extremities, small closed tear to rear panel. Faint crease to front panel. Good Condition. VB/kb... (read more)

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Child of God
Child of God
by Cormac McCarthy
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New York: Random House, 1973, 1st edition, 1st printing. Navy cloth spine with red paper over boards. Spine stamped in gilt and front board blindstamped with a horizontal rule and and the author's initials. Glossy black paper dust jacket printed in red... (read more)

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Back Street Signed 1st Edition
Back Street Signed 1st Edition
by Fannie Hurst
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New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1931. 8vo, 19.5 x 13 cm. 481 pp. First edition stated. Number 238 of a limited edition of 250 copies signed by Fannie Hurst on the limitation page. Full cream cloth-covered boards. Purple paper label to spine... (read more)

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The Divine and the Decay
The Divine and the Decay
by Bill Hopkins
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London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1957. Small octavo, 12.5 x 19 cm, 234pp. First edition. Bound in black paper over boards, spine stamped in gilt. Spine cocked; corners slightly bumped; pages toned. Light soiling to the top edge of the text block. Lacking the... (read more)

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West of Your City 1st Edition
West of Your City 1st Edition
by William Stafford
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Los Gatos, CA: The Talisman Press, 1960. Octavo, 15 x 23.5 cm, 59pp. First edition. Quarter-bound in black cloth with patterned paper over boards and paper spine label. Light wear to the edges of the boards; binding and pages lightly toned; spine label... (read more)

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Scoop 1st Edition
Scoop 1st Edition
by Evelyn Waugh
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London: Chapman & Hall Ltd., (1938). Octavo, 12 x 18.5 cm. 308 pp. First edition, second state, as per Ahearn pp. 682. Publisher's red and black cloth-covered boards; spine stamped in gilt. Cloth rubbed and scuffed over front board; corners lightly... (read more)

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Wind from the North 1st Edition
Wind from the North 1st Edition
by Joseph O'Neill
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London: Jonathan Cape, (1934). Octavo, 12 x 19 cm. 341 pp. First edition. Publisher's green cloth-covered boards; front board and spine stamped in red. In a price-clipped dustjacket. Dustjacket foxed and edgeworn, with numerous small chips and closed... (read more)

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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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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 Best of William Burroughs
The Best of William Burroughs
by William Burroughs and Giono Poetry Systems
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[No Place: Giorno Poetry Systems, 1998] 4to. Four compact discs in clamshell box, with stapled booklet. Near Fine Condition in a custom box that shows some wear to bottom edges, rubbing to inside lid. RT/kb... (read more)

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The Last Museum 1st Edition
The Last Museum 1st Edition
by Brion Gysin
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New York: Grove Press, (1986). 14.5 x 21.5 cm, 186pp. First edition. Bound in black paper over boards, spine stamped in gilt. Some light soiling to the boards; dust jacket rubbed and lightly worn at the edges. Very Good/Very Good. CH... (read more)

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Pairing Off
Pairing Off
by Julian Moynahan
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New York: William Morrow & Company, 1969. Octavo, 13.5 x 20.5 cm. 251pp. First edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to his student, the novelist Jonathan Carroll, and dated by the author Oct. 9, 1969. Laid in are two typed signed letters... (read more)

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May Anthology of Oxford & Cambridge Short Stories 1996 Signed Edition
May Anthology of Oxford & Cambridge Short Stories 1996 Signed Edition
by Zadie Smith
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London: Varsity Publications, 1996. Signed by Zadie Smith at her contribution, "The Newspaper Man." Near Fine condition... (read more)

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The 158-Pound Marriage 1st Edition
The 158-Pound Marriage 1st Edition
by John Irving
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New York: Random House, (1974). 14.5 x 22 cm, 245pp. First edition. Bound in green paper over boards with green cloth backstrip; spine and front board stamped in metallic orange and green. Binding edgeworn; corners bumped. Ink stamp to the front paste... (read more)

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Forever Ulysses, Limited Edition
Forever Ulysses, Limited Edition
by C. P. Rodocanachi
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New York: The Viking Press, 1938 Limited edition, number 33 of 65 pre-publication copies. 8vo., 315pp. Quarter cloth, patterned cloth over boards. Lacking the slipcase. Boards lightly rubbed, spine a bit faded. Paste downs with offset from cloth, glue... (read more)

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The Glories of Venus, 1st Edition
The Glories of Venus, 1st Edition
by Susan Smith
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1931 First edition. 8vo., quarter green paper stamped in black over boards. With color frontis & 5 color illustrations by Jose Clemente Orozco. In dust jacket illustrated by same. Wear to top & bottom edges of boards. Dust... (read more)

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