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SEARCHING FOR CALEB. Anne Tyler. SEARCHING FOR CALEB.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First edition. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with spine a little darkened, a small nick on fore edge and two tiny closed tears.

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BUCHANAN DYING: A Play. John Updike. BUCHANAN DYING: A Play.
(London): Andre Deutsch, (1974). First UK edition. Lower front tip very slightly bumped, otherwise fine in price-clipped dust jacket.

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GOLF DREAMS: Writings on Golf. John Updike. GOLF DREAMS: Writings on Golf.
New York: Knopf, 1996. First edition. Uncorrected proof, announcing initial printing of 75,000 copies. SIGNED by author on tipped-in card. Fine in blue paperwraps.

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POLISH JEWS: A Pictorial Record. Roman Vishniac. POLISH JEWS: A Pictorial Record.
New York: Schocken Books, (1969). Second printing of the first paperback edition (which was published in 1965). The first edition was in hardback and published in 1947. SIGNED BY VISHNIAC. Introductory essay, "The Inner World of the Polish Jew" by Abraham Joshus Heschel (10 pages) and 31 full-page photographs by Vishniac. Near fine in pictorial paperwraps with only very minor wear.

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CONFETTI #24: "There is no reason good can't triumph over evil . . ."; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. CONFETTI #24: "There is no reason good can't triumph over evil . . ."; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Origami Express), 2004. First edition. One of 54 copies SIGNED and numbered in pencil by Vonnegut. One-color silkscreen print on white Coventry cotton paper measuring 11 x 15 inches. According to Vonnegut, "Confetti is Origami's response to the in-your-face lack of meaning or message in so much modern art, starting, perhaps, with Mondrian, and of course excluding the strikingly communicative Cubists, but surely including the intellectually and morally blank works by the so-called 'Abstract Expressionists.' Origami says to the latter, with pictures as didactic as this one, 'If you have absolutely nothing to say to anybody, can't you please shut up?'" Fine.

[Book #48665]       Price: $375.00
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CONFETTI #2: "There was absolutely nothing . . ."; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. CONFETTI #2: "There was absolutely nothing . . ."; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Origami Express), 2004. First edition. One of 64 copies SIGNED and numbered in pencil by Vonnegut. One-color silkscreen print on white Coventry cotton paper measuring 11 x 15 inches. According to Vonnegut, "Confetti is Origami's response to the in-your-face lack of meaning or message in so much modern art, starting, perhaps, with Mondrian, and of course excluding the strikingly communicative Cubists, but surely including the intellectually and morally blank works by the so-called 'Abstract Expressionists.' Origami says to the latter, with pictures as didactic as this one, 'If you have absolutely nothing to say to anybody, can't you please shut up?'" Fine.

[Book #48643]       Price: $375.00
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CONFETTI #43: "We are a disease . . . "; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. CONFETTI #43: "We are a disease . . . "; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Origami Express), 2006. First edition. One of 67 copies SIGNED and numbered in pencil by Vonnegut. Two-color silkscreen print on white Coventry cotton paper measuring 11 x 15 inches. According to Vonnegut, "Confetti is Origami's response to the in-your-face lack of meaning or message in so much modern art, starting, perhaps, with Mondrian, and of course excluding the strikingly communicative Cubists, but surely including the intellectually and morally blank works by the so-called 'Abstract Expressionists.' Origami says to the latter, with pictures as didactic as this one, 'If you have absolutely nothing to say to anybody, can't you please shut up?'" Fine.

[Book #48684]       Price: $375.00
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CONFETTI #53: "Given who and what I am . . . "; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. CONFETTI #53: "Given who and what I am . . . "; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Origami Express), 2006. First edition. One of 74 copies SIGNED and numbered in pencil by Vonnegut. Three-color silkscreen print on white Coventry cotton paper measuring 11 x 15 inches. According to Vonnegut, "Confetti is Origami's response to the in-your-face lack of meaning or message in so much modern art, starting, perhaps, with Mondrian, and of course excluding the strikingly communicative Cubists, but surely including the intellectually and morally blank works by the so-called 'Abstract Expressionists.' Origami says to the latter, with pictures as didactic as this one, 'If you have absolutely nothing to say to anybody, can't you please shut up?'" Fine.

[Book #48694]       Price: $375.00
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CONFETTI #60: "My father often misquoted Shakespeare . . . "; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. CONFETTI #60: "My father often misquoted Shakespeare . . . "; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Origami Express), 2006. First edition. One of 75 copies SIGNED and numbered in pencil by Vonnegut. Two-color silkscreen print on white Coventry cotton paper measuring 11 x 15 inches. According to Vonnegut, "Confetti is Origami's response to the in-your-face lack of meaning or message in so much modern art, starting, perhaps, with Mondrian, and of course excluding the strikingly communicative Cubists, but surely including the intellectually and morally blank works by the so-called 'Abstract Expressionists.' Origami says to the latter, with pictures as didactic as this one, 'If you have absolutely nothing to say to anybody, can't you please shut up?'" Fine.

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CONFETTI #7: "Driving a car is so dangerous . . ."; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. CONFETTI #7: "Driving a car is so dangerous . . ."; Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Origami Express), 2004. First edition. One of 58 copies SIGNED and numbered in pencil by Vonnegut. Two-color silkscreen print on white Coventry cotton paper measuring 11 x 15 inches. According to Vonnegut, "Confetti is Origami's response to the in-your-face lack of meaning or message in so much modern art, starting, perhaps, with Mondrian, and of course excluding the strikingly communicative Cubists, but surely including the intellectually and morally blank works by the so-called 'Abstract Expressionists.' Origami says to the latter, with pictures as didactic as this one, 'If you have absolutely nothing to say to anybody, can't you please shut up?'" Fine.

[Book #48648]       Price: $375.00
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"EGYPTIAN ARCHITECTS": Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. "EGYPTIAN ARCHITECTS": Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Petro III Graphics), 1993. First edition. One of 50 SIGNED, numbered copies of this print featured in Vonnegut's Discover Card ad on television. Hand printed on White Lenox paper (20" x 26") in four colors: yellow, medium blue, olive green, and black. Fine.

[Book #15202]       Price: $800.00
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"ONCE UPON A TIME," PURPLE NEGATIVE EDITION: Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. "ONCE UPON A TIME," PURPLE NEGATIVE EDITION: Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Petro III Graphics), 2006. First edition. One of 40 SIGNED, numbered copies. One-color silkscreen on gray Rising Stonehenge deckle-edge paper; 15 x 22 inches. Signed in pencil.

[Book #46836]       Price: $400.00
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"SMERDYAKOV": Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. "SMERDYAKOV": Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington: Petro III Graphics, 1996). First edition. One of 99 SIGNED & NUMBERED copies. Two-color, 8.5" x 12", on white artists' paper printed in yellow and black. A bearded Russian gentleman with brilliant yellow skin and deep, dark black beard (who has, perhaps, over-imbibed); presumably Vonnegut's imagining of Dostoyevsky's Smerdyakov from THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV, as he mentions the book in SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE: Rosewater tells Billy at one point that that everything there is to know about life is in "The Brothers Karamazov." Fine.

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OR ELSE-- Poem/Poems 1968-1974. Robert Penn Warren. OR ELSE-- Poem/Poems 1968-1974.
New York: Random House, (1974). First edition. Number 206 of 300 SIGNED, numbered copies. Slight sunning to spine, otherwise near fine or better in original black paper-covered slipcase which is a little bumped and worn at corners (very slight paper loss at open edges). Issued without a dust jacket.

[Book #49045]       Price: $100.00
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REMOTE PEOPLE. Evelyn Waugh. REMOTE PEOPLE.
London: Duckworth, (1931). First edition. An early travel book by Waugh covering his experiences in Africa. 8vo, purple cloth boards, gilt-stamped spine; rontispiece and 6 plates; 2 folding maps, 240pp. Bright and unfaded; near fine with only few minor bumps. Lacking the dust jacket. TRAVEL BOOK ON HIS EXPERIENCES IN AFRICA.

[Book #51201]       Price: $450.00
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TWO PLAYS. Peter Weiss. TWO PLAYS.
New York: Atheneum, 1970. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with minor edgewear and light creasing to rear flap. Includes "Song of the Lusitanian Bogey" (translated by Lee Baxandall) and "Discourse on the Progress of the Prolonged War of Liberation in Viet Nam and the Events Leading Up to It as Illustration of the Necessity for Armed Resistance Against Oppression and on the Attempts of the United States of America to Destroy the Foundations of Revolution" (translated by Geoffrey Skelton). A very bright copy.

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VENDETTA IN SPAIN. Dennis Wheatley. VENDETTA IN SPAIN.
London: Hutchinson of London, (1961). First edition. INSCRIBED on title page, "For Diana and Went / With love from Dennis." Diana Younger was Dennis's stepdaughter and they remained close all his life. She illustrated the dust jacket for his 1938 book, THE GOLDEN SPANIARD as well as endpapers for several others. Fine in very good to near fine dust jacket with touch of edge creasing and rubbed nicks to spine ends and corners. INSCRIBED TO HIS STEPDAUGHTER.

[Book #53620]       Price: $750.00
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27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON And Other Plays. Tennessee Williams. 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON And Other Plays.
Norfolk: New Directions, (1953). Third printing, with two plays added. First issue. Near fine with page edges slightly soiled and previous owner's initials and date on front endpaper; in dust jacket with rubbing and edge wear.

[Book #25109]       Price: $60.00
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RUGGLES OF RED GAP. Harry Leon Wilson. RUGGLES OF RED GAP.
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co. 1915. First edition. INSCRIBED, "The spirit of American equality for which their forefathers bled and died on the battlefields of Boston, New York and Vicksburg- To Charles W. Myers, Jr. Greetings from Harry Leon Wilson." A story of an upper class Lord losing his butler, Ruggles, at the poker table. Effie and Egbert Floud of Red Gap, Washington, take Ruggles back home. Effie Floud wants to take advantage of Ruggles' upper class background to influence Egbert's hick lifestyle. However, Egbert is more interested in partying and he takes Ruggles to the local 'beer bust.' Ruggles eventually decides to strike out on his own and open a restaurant. Made into films in 1918, 1923 with Edward Everett Horton as Ruggles, and 1935 with Charles Laughton playing Ruggles. Illustrated with eight full-page drawings by F. R. Gruger. Spine shows some wear but lettering still readable, rear endpaper partially split at hinge, and minor wear on spine ends and corners, otherwise very good, lacking the dust jacket. BOOK INTO FILM.

[Book #41855]       Price: $250.00
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THE MAN WITH 2 LEFT FEET. P. G. Wodehouse. THE MAN WITH 2 LEFT FEET.
New York: A.L. Burt Co. (1933). First edition and only U.S. edition (published by arrangement with Doubleday, Doran). Second issue/printing, without "First Edition" statement on copyright page. Name on front endpaper, otherwise very good or better with orange cloth covers just a touch soiled or aged. Lacking the dust jacket.

[Book #40169]       Price: $100.00
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OUR HARFORD HERITAGE: A History of Harford County, Maryland. C. Milton Wright. OUR HARFORD HERITAGE: A History of Harford County, Maryland.
No place: No publisher, (1967). First edition. SIGNED by author and dated 1968 on front endpaper. Near fine in blue cloth with gilt stamped front and spine. Rear dust jacket flap laid in but lacking the rest of the jacket.

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THE LION'S TAIL AND EYES; Poems Written Out of Laziness and Silence. James Wright, William Duffy, Robert Bly. THE LION'S TAIL AND EYES; Poems Written Out of Laziness and Silence.
(Madison, MI): The Sixties Press, 1962. First edition. Very good or better in pictorial, printed paperwraps. Previous owner's identification information is written on front endpaper and there is a minor amount of rubbing to the cover, mostly at the spine ends and corners. There also appears to be a thin and very faint damp stain to the right edge. Illustration on cover still bright and unfaded.

[Book #51686]       Price: $60.00
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AH, SWEET DANCER. W[illiam] B[utler Yeats, Margot Ruddock. AH, SWEET DANCER.
(London): MacMillan, (1970). First UK edition. The correspondence between Yeats and Margot Ruddock, edited by Roger McHugh. Spine ends slightly rubbed, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with light edge wear.

[Book #35247]       Price: $125.00
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"AUTOPORTRAIT ON THE SHARP EDGE OF THE KREMLIN TOWER..." Yevgeny Yevtushenko. "AUTOPORTRAIT ON THE SHARP EDGE OF THE KREMLIN TOWER...".
(Charleston, WV: Parchment Gallery Graphics, 1996.). First edition. "A Result? A Pain in the Bottom." Serbia born Yevtushenko's first commercially distributed art reproduction. One of 150 SIGNED numbered copies. The drawing, printed by photolithography, is reproduced actual size from the original (8x10"). Single leaf, printed on one side in red and gray, together with the numbered colophon page, housed in the original red folder with Kremlin on cover and white mailing envelope. As new.

[Book #37267]       Price: $50.00
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"TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY" Yevgeny Yevtushenko. "TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY".
(Charleston, WV: Parchment Gallery Graphics/University of Charleston, 1996). First edition. The first publication of this poem by Russia's most popular poet, translated from the Russian by James Ragan with the author. One of 150 SIGNED, numbered copies printed in red, black, and gray on white paper (11x14") and signed by the poet in either English or in Russian (apparently at the whim of the poet). Please indicate which you prefer. Includes a numbered colophon. Fine to new.

[Book #37339]       Price: $50.00
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