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MURDER ON SAFARI. Elspeth Huxley. MURDER ON SAFARI.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1938. First American edition. Very good with minor aging and wear and a small notch at bottom of first 30 pages (about a quarter inch high and an eighth inch wide). Lacking dust jacket but with a new FACSIMILE jacket.

[Book #48096]       Price: $125.00
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THE RED FOX. Anthony Hyde. THE RED FOX.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First U.S. edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Fine in dust jacket with light crease in front panel.

[Book #36200]       Price: $60.00
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NOWHERE WITH MUSIC. Jack Iams. NOWHERE WITH MUSIC.
New York and Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co. 1938. First edition. Nina Day, at Princeton with a boy she finds boring, meets a campus poet. She marries the boor in order to support herself, her grandfather and the poet, and off they go to Europe. The poet joins the Communist Party. When Gramps dies she returns home and the poet finds happiness with a gay artist. Interesting book for the 1930's. Near fine in a yellow wrap-around dust jacket with chipping on corners, head of spine and a larger one (I/2 inch high by 4 inches long) at top of back panel.

[Book #39874]       Price: $125.00
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REEDS AND MUD. Vicente Blasco Ibanez. REEDS AND MUD.
New York: E. P. Dutton, (1928). First U.S. edition. Translated from the the Spanish by Isaac Goldberg. An unconventional love story set in a Spanish fishing village. Fine in dust jacket with wrap-around band: "The Dutton Book of the Month for April." Hard to believe one could find a better copy. Only the barest wear and two short closed tears on folds.

[Book #41854]       Price: $200.00
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LITTLE EYOLF. Henrik Ibsen. LITTLE EYOLF.
Chicago: Stone & Kimball, 1894. First U.S. edition of the William Archer translation. One of 500 copies on small paper. Originally published in Norwegian. Very good with decorated covers lightly rubbed, light soiling and wear on spine ends and tips.

[Book #39683]       Price: $100.00
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THREE TRAPPED TIGERS. G. Cabrera Infante. THREE TRAPPED TIGERS.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1971). First U.S. edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, SIGNED on half-title page. Translated from the Cuban by Donald Gardner and Suzanne Jill Levine in collaboration with the author. Spine ends a little tender, top edge of boards slightly sunned, otherwise fine in price-clipped dust jacket.

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COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA. William Inge. COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA.
New York: Random House, (1950). First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. A very nice copy of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Shirley Booth won both the Tony and an Oscar for her performances in the play and the film. Fine in dust jacket with a few closed tears and a minute chip on top edge. One of the nicest copies we've seen in years.

[Book #42921]       Price: $250.00
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THE VAN GELDER PAPERS: And other sketches. John T. Irving. THE VAN GELDER PAPERS: And other sketches.
New York: G. P. Putnam & Son, 1887. First edition. INSCRIBED by author to his daughter on title page. Very good copy with minor edgewear to spine and few faint stain to top of front cover.

[Book #48489]       Price: $100.00
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APG 045.4 (2004). John Irving. APG 045.4 (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.
[Book #22822]       Price: $6.75
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CIDER HOUSE RULES. John Irving. CIDER HOUSE RULES.
New York: Wm. Morrow, (1985). First edition thus. One of 795 SIGNED, numbered and specially bound copies of which 750 copies were for sale. Printed by Morrow for the Book-of-the-Month Club. Touch of light soiling at head of spine, otherwise fine in cloth covered slipcase which shows some wear at corners. Nice production in buckram cloth boards with top edge gilt; larger than the other editions. Fine in acetate dust jacket and slipcase, as issued.

[Book #35542]       Price: $400.00
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THE FOURTH HAND. John Irving. THE FOURTH HAND.
New York: Random House, (2001). First edition. Uncorrected proof, near fine or better in glossy white paperwraps with Random House logo patterned across.

[Book #50520]       Price: $60.00
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THE HOTEL NEW HAMPSHIRE. John Irving. THE HOTEL NEW HAMPSHIRE.
New York: E. P. Dutton, (1981). First edition of his fifth novel, SIGNED by Irving. Made into the 1984 film starring Rob Lowe and Jodie Foster. Tiny, very faint spot to front cover otherwise fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #54430]       Price: $150.00
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A SON OF THE CIRCUS. John Irving. A SON OF THE CIRCUS.
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1994. First edition. SIGNED limited edition published for members of "The Signed First Edition Society" that precedes the first trade edition. Includes an introductory "special message for the first edition" by Irving. One of an undisclosed number of copies. Fine as issued in full red leather, gilt-decorated boards with raised spine bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, and ribbon place marker.

[Book #54435]       Price: $100.00
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A WIDOW FOR ONE YEAR. John Irving. A WIDOW FOR ONE YEAR
(London): Bloomsbury, (1998). True first edition, preceding all others. Uncorrected proof, the earliest noted, in gold-colored, printed paperwraps, versus pictorial. Basis for the movie "The Door in the Floor" starring Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger, which Irving co-wrote. Near fine, with just a touch of minor rubbing to tips.

[Book #50809]       Price: $250.00
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APG 159.2 (2004). Kazuo Ishiguro. APG 159.2 (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.
[Book #22823]       Price: $2.25
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AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD. Kazuo Ishiguro. AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD.
London: Faber & Faber, (1986). First edition of his second book, short listed for the Booker Award and winner of the Whitbread Prize (with sticker announcing this on front cover). The presumed second issue with "Richard Clay Ltd." on copyright page (versus "Butler & Tanner"). Pages showing some aging which is common with British books using acidic paper. Fine in dust jacket with the barest wear.

[Book #48840]       Price: $100.00
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NOTHIN' BUT GOOD TIMES AHEAD. Molly Ivins. NOTHIN' BUT GOOD TIMES AHEAD.
New York: Vintage Books, (1994). First Vintage books edition. INSCRIBED, "May you laugh your way back to good health." Near fine in glossy, pictorial paperwraps.

[Book #51665]       Price: $50.00
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APG 164.1 (2004). Jon Jackson. APG 164.1 (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 #22824]       Price: $2.25
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THE LOTTERY: A Play in One Act. Shirley Jackson, Brainerd Duffield. THE LOTTERY: A Play in One Act.
Chicago: The Dramatic Publishing Company, (1953). First edition thus, one-act play based on the Shirley Jackson story of the same name. Near fine in stapled paperwraps.

[Book #49572]       Price: $60.00
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APG 177.0 (2007). Shirley Jackson. APG 177.0 (2007) 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 #42848]       Price: $3.00
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THE SUNDIAL. Shirley Jackson. THE SUNDIAL.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1958). First edition. A novel about 12 occupants of a mansion awaiting the end of the world, believing they will be the only survivors. Small paint stain on bottom edge of spine and a few tiny holes in rear spine-gutter area, otherwise very good or better in price-clipped dust jacket with light edge rubbing and two small tears repaired with tape on verso (lower front flap fold and front panel near spine). Still, a bright copy.

[Book #35433]       Price: $100.00
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LET EACH MAN REMEMBER. Josephine Jacobsen. LET EACH MAN REMEMBER.
Dallas, TX: Kaleidograph Press, (1940). First edition of AUTHOR'S SCARCE FIRST BOOK. Near fine with previous owner's name and date neatly written on front endpaper and faint foxing on page edges. In dust jacket with a few small closed tears, shallow chipping, light soiling and spine slightly tanned. Joseph Brodsky once praised Jacobsen's poetry for its "reserve, stoic timbre, and its high precision."

[Book #35635]       Price: $200.00
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SCARS MAKE YOUR BODY MORE INTERESTING. Sherril Jaffe. SCARS MAKE YOUR BODY MORE INTERESTING.
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1975. First edition. Short, offbeat stories illustrated with drawings by David Bromige. Number Number 24 of 200 numbered copies SIGNED BY JAFFE (of 226 total). Lower corners gently bumped still fine in original acetate.

[Book #54880]       Price: $30.00
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ALASKANA Or Alaska in Descriptive and Legendary Poems. Bushrod W. James. ALASKANA Or Alaska in Descriptive and Legendary Poems.
Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Third edition. Gilt page edges, decorations and lettering. Near fine with offset on endpapers.

[Book #29696]       Price: $150.00
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FIFTY SHADES OF GRAY. E. L. James. FIFTY SHADES OF GRAY.
Westfield, New South Wales: The Writer's Coffee Shop, (2011). First edition, second state or printing, with numeral "I" on spine. (The first state, without the "I," was produced before it was to be a trilogy.) This copy with the lulu bar code number 90000 on the back cover. Front cover illustrated from an art photo by Jennifer McGuire; 372 numbered pages. A huge overnight success made into a movie. Who could have known? Fine in original illustrated paperwraps.

[Book #53783]       Price: $350.00
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