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FROM THE TERRACE. John O'Hara. FROM THE TERRACE.
New York: Random House, (1958). First edition. One of his more famous, if not critically acclaimed. Very good to fine in lightly edgeworn dust jacket, which normally turns up in rough shape.

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TEN NORTH FREDERICK. John O'Hara. TEN NORTH FREDERICK.
New York: Random House, (1955). First edition. O'Hara's favorite topics: class, society, and the history of wealthy families in Pennsylvania. He received the National Book Award for 1956 for this title, and it was made into a movie starring Gary Cooper. Near fine in dust jacket with minor chips on corners and spine ends. A nice, bright copy.

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THE ENGLISH PATIENT: A Novel. Michael Ondaatje. THE ENGLISH PATIENT: A Novel.
New York: Alfred Knopf, 1992. First American edition. SIGNED by the author. The winner of the 1993 Booker Prize. The basis for the Academy Award-winning film by Anthony Minghella, with Ralph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Juliette Binoche. Uncorrected proof, fine in printed tannish/orange paperwraps.

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THE THANATOS SYNDROME. Walker Percy. THE THANATOS SYNDROME.
New York: Farrar Straus, (1987). First edition. One of 250 SIGNED numbered copies. A doctor uncovers a criminal attempt to "improve" behavior patterns through drugs in the water. Fine as issued, without dust jacket in slipcase which is a little faded on edges.

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MR. ZOUCH: SUPERMAN: From a View to a Death. Anthony Powell. MR. ZOUCH: SUPERMAN: From a View to a Death.
New York: Vanguard Press, [1934]. First U.S. edition of FROM A VIEW TO A DEATH, and first edition with this new title. Very good with spine label a touch faded and rubbed and minor offset to endpapers. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51944]       Price: $100.00
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MR. ZOUCH: SUPERMAN; From a View to a Death. Anthony Powell. MR. ZOUCH: SUPERMAN; From a View to a Death.
New York: Vanguard Press, [1934]. First U.S. edition of Powell's third novel. Issued from the UK sheets of FROM A VIEW TO A DEATH. Very good to near fine with spine label and endpapers a little darkened. In somewhat soiled dust jacket with professional repair to edges and flap folds, otherwise very good. A scarce book, scarcer still in dust jacket.

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SKINNY LEGS AND ALL. Tom Robbins. SKINNY LEGS AND ALL.
New York: Bantam Books, (1990). First edition. Uncorrected proofs in cream-colored, printed paperwraps. Fine.

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THE IMMORTAL GIRL. Berta Ruck. THE IMMORTAL GIRL.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1925. First edition. Some shelf wear, otherwise near fine in price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing, some soiling and shallow chipping to spine ends and tips. A bright, attractive copy of an uncommon book and scarce dust jacket.

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FANNY BY GASLIGHT. Michael Sadleir. FANNY BY GASLIGHT.
London: Constable, (1940). First edition. Fanny's adventures as a "nice girl" through the somewhat tawdry neighborhoods of London. Olive boards and slightly cocked spine lightly rumpled, light offset to pastedowns from the dust jacket, page edges a touch soiled. The darkened, period-style dust jacket has some minor losses to the head of spine and back panel affecting lettering, edges and extremities show a bit of chipping. Overall, very good or better.

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ALL THE NAMES. Jose Saramago. ALL THE NAMES.
New York: Harcourt, Inc. (1999). First U.S. edition. Near fine uncorrected proof in paperwraps with a touch of soiling on page edges.

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THE PRIDE OF THE BIMBOS. John Sayles. THE PRIDE OF THE BIMBOS.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1975). First edition of the filmmaker's first book. The story of a five-man traveling softball team that plays in drag. Fine in dust jacket with the author's name in red on spine faded but still readable.

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CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSION. George Bernard Shaw. CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSION.
New York: Brentano's, 1899. First U.S. hardbound edition. This edition was unauthorized, with the first authorized U.S. edition not published until 1901. Spine ends and tips slightly rubbed and tips lightly bumped, otherwise bright and near fine.

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ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories. Irwin Shaw. ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories.
New York: Random House, (1946). First edition. Very good with foxing on endpapers and light soiling on cloth; in dust jacket with spine tanned, shallow chipping (two chips on top edge of back panel slightly larger) and closed tears.

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ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories. Irwin Shaw. ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories.
New York: Random House, (1946). First edition. Endpapers lightly offset and name and date on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with spine vey slightly tanned. A bright, attractive copy.

[Book #30301]       Price: $100.00
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CANDY. Terry Southern, , Mason Hoffenberg. CANDY.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1964). First U.S. edition, and first under the authors' own names. First state in a primarily purple cloth binding (with just two inches or so of black paper); with red endpapers and top edge stain; and no statement of printing. In first-issue dust jacket with James Jones blurb (vs Nelson Algren) on back panel, etc. Near fine in slightly tanned, near fine dust jacket with only subtle shelf wear.

[Book #52982]       Price: $150.00
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FRUCHTE DES ZORNS [Grapes of Wrath]. John Steinbeck. FRUCHTE DES ZORNS [Grapes of Wrath].
Stuttgarter: Duetscher Bucherbund, no-date. German translation; later printing, as the first was published in Zurich in 1940. Very good with rubbing along the edge of the cover, light soiling to the back board, and a tiny puncture in the cloth binding the size of a pen point on the front cover. The inside is clean, and the green and gold lettering/decoration on the cloth binding is still bright. Dust jacket is gently rubbed and soiled, with one chip to the top of the rear panel and a few closed tears that have been repaired with tape to the verso.

[Book #51354]       Price: $125.00
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JOURNAL OF A NOVEL: The East of Eden Letters. John Steinbeck. JOURNAL OF A NOVEL: The East of Eden Letters.
New York: Viking Press, (1969). First edition. One of 600 copies, published a year after Steinbeck's death. An oversized volume, specially bound with seven folding plates that are facsimiles of pages from the original manuscript and frontis photo of the box Steinbeck carved to house the manuscript for EAST OF EDEN, the book which contains the full dedication to Pascal Covici, his old friend and editor, as a postscript of sorts. The text of the "journal" is comprised of letters Steinbeck wrote to Covici while writing East of Eden. A fine, almost new copy, with just a hint of darkening to spine of plain glassine dust jacket. In original slipcase, also fine. ONE OF ONLY 600 COPIES.

[Book #52356]       Price: $500.00
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SWEET THURSDAY. John Steinbeck. SWEET THURSDAY.
New York: Viking, 1954. First edition. Steinbeck's sequel to CANNERY ROW. A comedy about writing a novel in which he revisits the characters in the previous book, who have all changed, and also parodies his own writing. Very good to fine in price-clipped dust jacket with minor edge wear, slightly tanned spine and small chips on the corners and the bottom of the spine.

[Book #33922]       Price: $125.00
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TO A GOD UNKNOWN. John Steinbeck. TO A GOD UNKNOWN.
London: Wm. Heinemann Ltd. (1935). First British edition. His fourth book and second novel. Spine faded but lettering still readable. The Heinemann windmill blindstamped on the lower right back cover. About very good, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #34007]       Price: $250.00
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THE LAST ENCHANTMENT. Mary Stewart. THE LAST ENCHANTMENT.
New York: William Morrow and Company Inc. 1979. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with very light edge wear. Review copy with review slip and publisher's promtional letter laid in.

[Book #36193]       Price: $60.00
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LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS. William Styron. LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1951). First edition of author's first book. SIGNED on the front endpaper. Bookplate covering ownership signature on front pastedown, fading to spine ends and edges, otherwise good or better in good or better dust jacket with shallow chipping and overall tanning which is heavier at spine. Did we mention its signed?

[Book #54414]       Price: $125.00
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THE WIDOWS OF THORNTON. Peter Taylor. THE WIDOWS OF THORNTON.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, (1954). First edition. Light rubbing to tips and spine ends, otherwise fine in very good to near fine, bright, price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing and nicked tips.

[Book #35655]       Price: $160.00
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ME AND MY BIKE. Dylan Thomas. ME AND MY BIKE.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co. 1965). First U.S. edition, published from British sheets. Review copy with slip laid in indicating a publication date of Oct. 21, 1965. The first part of a planned five-part original film operetta that Dylan never finished. Small-quarto, red-cloth boards with gilt-lettered spine. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket with barest toning to spine, otherwise fine.

[Book #34503]       Price: $100.00
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LAUGHING WHITEFISH. Robert Traver. LAUGHING WHITEFISH.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co. (1965). First edition of another of his novels based on a big legal case. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #36712]       Price: $60.00
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SIXTY AND SIX: Chips from Literary Workshops. Mark Twain. SIXTY AND SIX: Chips from Literary Workshops.
New York: New Amsterdam Book Company, 1897. First edition. Anthology edited by Will M. Clemens. Features "The Panama Railroad" by Twain. Very good with previous owner's name both stamped and written on the front pastedown, small tear in front endpaper near hinge, light offset to endpapers, and small tear to rear blank. Pictorial cloth boards are rubbed and lightly soiled, but still bright.

[Book #51424]       Price: $175.00
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