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TRACK OF THE CAT. Nevada Barr. TRACK OF THE CAT.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1993). Book Club edition of her second book. SIGNED on the title page with a quote from the book, "There hadn't been a god for a good many years." Spine ends lightly bumped, otherwise fine in dust jacket.

[Book #47417]       Price: $50.00
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THE WORKS OF J. M. BARRIE; [The Kirriemuir Edition, in Ten Volumes]. J. M. Barrie. THE WORKS OF J. M. BARRIE; [The Kirriemuir Edition, in Ten Volumes].
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. First edition thus. One of 1,000 copies signed by the publisher and the printer. Includes AULD LICHT IDYLLS; A WINDOW IN THRUMS | MARGARET OGILVY; PETER AND WENDY; BETTER DEAD | AN EDINBURGH ELEVEN; TOMMY AND GRIZEL; WHEN A MAN'S SINGLE; MY LADY NICOTINE; SENTIMENTAL TOMMY; THE LITTLE MINISTER ; and THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD. Blue cloth backed gray paper boards; top edges gilt. Light edge rubbing and wear, minor soiling; pastedowns browned as in all copies it seems, otherwise a very good set.

[Book #39901]       Price: $500.00
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PORTRAIT OF BARRIE. J. M. Barrie. PORTRAIT OF BARRIE.
London: James Barrie, 1954. First edition. Written by Cynthia Asquith. Includes black-and-white photographs of Barrie. Spine faded, otherwise very good to near fine in slightly soiled dust jacket with light edgewear. Includes the publisher's wrap-around band announcing "Book Society Alternative Non-Fiction Choice."

[Book #30294]       Price: $60.00
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ALICE SIT-BY-THE-FIRE. J. M. Barrie. ALICE SIT-BY-THE-FIRE.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919. First U.S.edition. Fine with small pen notation on front endpaper and slight foxing on pages. Dust jacket has slight foxing and slight edgewear. A nice example of an early dust jacket.

[Book #41492]       Price: $100.00
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WAR IN HEAVEN. Philip Barry. WAR IN HEAVEN.
New York: Coward-McCann, (1938). First edition. A novel by the playwright most famous for his plays "Holiday" (1928) and "The Philadelphia Story" (1939), which were both made into films starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant (Wiki). Rough, light-brown cloth covered boards lettered in gilt on front and spine. Endpapers a little darkened and lightly foxed, spine and top edge slightly toned, still very good in good or better dust jacket which nicks, tears and large chips affecting only the margins (not affecting the lettering or author photo on the back).

[Book #41774]       Price: $60.00
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APG 004.4 (2004). John Barth. APG 004.4 (2004) Author Price Guide. (Dickerson: Quill & Brush, 2004). Includes a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; a list of the author's first editions (American and British) current to the date of publication of the guide, with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values with and without the dustwrapper (if applicable). Issued as a PDF file. Click HERE for a complete list of our individual Author Price Guides or for information about ordering the complete set on CD.
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CHIMERA. John Barth. CHIMERA.
New York: Random House, (1972). First edition. National Book Award winner. Fine in dust jacket with the barest wear. A common book but hard to find in nice condition.

[Book #35089]       Price: $60.00
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GILES GOAT-BOY. John Barth. GILES GOAT-BOY.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc. 1966. First edition with "H18" on last page. "With compliments of Doubleday & Company, Inc." stamped on front pastedown. Very good or better in dust jacket with a faint small green spot and one long closed tear (mended on verso with tape) on front, some soiling on back panel and minor edge wear.

[Book #45579]       Price: $60.00
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APG 119.2 (2004). Donald Barthelme. APG 119.2 (2004) Author Price Guide. (Dickerson: Quill & Brush, 2004). Includes a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; a list of the author's first editions (American and British) current to the date of publication of the guide, with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values with and without the dustwrapper (if applicable). Issued as a PDF file. Click HERE for a complete list of our individual Author Price Guides or for information about ordering the complete set on CD.
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THE WOE SHIRT: Caribbean Folk Tales. Paul Barton, Howard A. Norman. THE WOE SHIRT: Caribbean Folk Tales.
Norman Laliberte. Lincoln, MA: Penmaen Press, (1980). First edition. Illustrated by Norman Laliberte. Number 21 of 100 copies SIGNED by Norman and Laliberte. Publisher's letter and advertising broadside laid in. This copy in acetate and scarce publisher's dust jacket, which appears to be from the trade edition (there were 2000 copies in all). Fine in fine dust jacket(s).

[Book #51181]       Price: $150.00
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A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. Nicholas A. Basbanes. A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.
New York: Henry Holt, (1996). First "Owl Book" edition, first printing thus. INSCRIBED, "For Paul Zimmerman - Bibliophile, Colleague (and the best sports journalist in the U.S.A.), with regards and warmest best wishes, Nick Basbanes 25 August 2003." And with AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY BASBANES & PHOTO OF THE TWO MEN TOGETHER laid in. One of the best books on the love of books and the gentle madness of book collectors. Wonderfully written -- its publication attracted many to the hobby. Near fine in very good or better dust jacket with rubbing to spine ends and folds, few tiny nicks and small scrape to front panel. PRESENTATION COPY FROM ONE COLUMNIST TO ANOTHER.

[Book #54028]       Price: $250.00
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PETER NEVSKY And the True Story of the Russian Moon Landing. John Calvin Batchelor. PETER NEVSKY And the True Story of the Russian Moon Landing.
New York: Henry Holt & Co. (1993). First edition. Uncorrected proof in red paperwraps. Near fine.

[Book #29114]       Price: $50.00
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THE ABYSS: In The Smith Magazine. Charles Baudelaire, Leslie H. Whitten. THE ABYSS: In The Smith Magazine.
New York: The Smith, 1970. First edition. Baudelaire poem translated by Whitten. Featured as a special issue of The Smith Magazine, number 8. Fine in white stapled paperwraps with just light tanning along the spine.

[Book #51289]       Price: $35.00
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REAL PRESENCE. Richard Bausch. REAL PRESENCE.
New York: Dial Press, (1980). First edition, second printing. INSCRIBED "For --- My good friend and fellow writer from Richard Bausch Nov. '83." Price in magic marker on front pastedown, otherwise fine in dust jacket with minor edgewear and a tiny chip.

[Book #35127]       Price: $45.00
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REAL PRESENCE. Richard Bausch. REAL PRESENCE.
New York: Dial Press, (1980). First edition of his first book. SIGNED by Bausch. Fine in fine dust jacket with just a touch of minor wear.

[Book #50482]       Price: $100.00
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TAKE ME BACK. Richard Bausch. TAKE ME BACK.
New York: The Dial Press, (1981). First edition. SIGNED by author on half-title page, and inscribed with quote from opening paragraph, "like a sleepy dauphin." Very good with remainder spray on bottom page edges, thin black ink line on top page edges (tucked along the top of the spine), and some bumping to spine and corners. In very good dust jacket with light soiling to the back.

[Book #50157]       Price: $45.00
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BLACK RIVER. Carlton Beals. BLACK RIVER.
Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott, 1934. First edition. A novel set in Mexico revolving around oil. The attractive cover is very lightly soiled, and the rear free endpaper has a small crease on the top corner. Otherwise fine, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #45519]       Price: $45.00
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THE PANTALETTE DOLL: From the Metropolitan Museum. Patten Beard, illustrator, Eleanore Mineah Hubbard. THE PANTALETTE DOLL: From the Metropolitan Museum.
Chicago: Albert Whitman & Co. (1931). First edition. With frontis and several full-page color plates as well as black-and-white drawings throughout (full-page and in the text). Gilt stamping a little dulled, cover plate slightly spotted, and touch of rubbing to spine ends, otherwise very good to near fine. Presume issued without a dust jacket.

[Book #54450]       Price: $45.00
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I'LL GET YOU: THE BEATLE MUSIC INDEX, 1958-1970. Beatles, Michael Todd. I'LL GET YOU: THE BEATLE MUSIC INDEX, 1958-1970.
(Lake Oswego, OR: AMV Entertainment), 1992. First edition. "This volume is an attempt to bring together a reference source for the Beatles' available session work." Apparently issued in only 150 copies. This copy with "19/150" handwritten in the corner of the Introduction page, beside Todd's INSCRIPTION, "Dear - - Thanks for your support! I hope the book and the disc bring you hours of fun for the entire family. (or something like that; anyway.) All the best, Michael Todd." Small highlighter squiggle on plain rear cover, few session entries highlighted with penciled notations to margins, covers lightly soiled, otherwise very good to near fine in spiral binding.

[Book #50603]       Price: $150.00
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APG 023.5 (2004). Ann Beattie. APG 023.5 (2004) Author Price Guide. (Dickerson: Quill & Brush, 2004). Includes a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; a list of the author's first editions (American and British) current to the date of publication of the guide, with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values with and without the dustwrapper (if applicable). Issued as a PDF file. Click HERE for a complete list of our individual Author Price Guides or for information about ordering the complete set on CD.
[Book #22744]       Price: $3.75
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THE BURNING HOUSE. Ann Beattie. THE BURNING HOUSE.
New York: Random House, (1982). First edition. SIGNED with a quote from the book, "She loved being pregnant---." Uncorrected proof, fine in red printed wraps.

[Book #47151]       Price: $100.00
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DISTORTIONS. Ann Beattie. DISTORTIONS.
Garden City: Doubleday & Co. 1976. First edition. SIGNED on front end paper. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK of short stories, published simultaneously with CHILLY SCENES OF WINTER, her first novel. Fine in dust jacket with one small tape repair at back of top of front panel and touch of lightly rubbed creasing at spine ends.

[Book #16213]       Price: $65.00
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FALLING IN PLACE. Ann Beattie. FALLING IN PLACE.
New York: Random House, (1980). First edition. Advance reading copy, INSCRIBED on half-title page with a quote, "Hello, Sunbeam! Ann Beattie." Publishers letter laid in, and duplicate page (p.228 at p.238) crossed out. Fine in glossy, white paperwraps printed in dark red and blue.

[Book #50917]       Price: $45.00
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WHAT WAS MINE: and Other Stories. Ann Beattie. WHAT WAS MINE: and Other Stories.
New York: Random House, (1991). First edition. SIGNED with a quote from the book: "that keeps things lively." Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #49929]       Price: $45.00
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WHERE YOU'LL FIND ME: and other stories. Ann Beattie. WHERE YOU'LL FIND ME: and other stories.
New York: Linden Press/Simon & Schuster, 1986. First edition. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author. Fine in fine price-clipped dust jacket.

[Book #46819]       Price: $45.00
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