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THE GOOD APPRENTICE. Iris Murdoch. THE GOOD APPRENTICE.
London: Chatto & Windus, (1985). First edition. Very fine in dust jacket.

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THE GREEN KNIGHT. Iris Murdoch. THE GREEN KNIGHT.
(New York): Viking, (1994). First U.S. edition. Uncorrected proof, near fine in green, printed paperwraps.

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BEDROCK. Timothy Murphy. BEDROCK.
No-place: Aralia Press, 1998. First edition. One of 160 unnumbered copies. INSCRIBED to Pulitzer Prize winning poet Anthony Hecht, "To Tony Hecht with fond wishes for a prolific New Year. Tim Murphy 28 December 1998." Also with a four-line inscription on an early page signed "Timothy of Shrewsbury." Fine in black cloth boards with white title label on spine. Printed on Johannot paper with Weiss type. Issued without dust jacket.

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DEATH OF A DUTCHMAN. Magdalen Nabb. DEATH OF A DUTCHMAN.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1982). First U.S. edition. Fine in dust jacket.

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THE MARSHAL AND THE MADWOMAN: A Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery. Magdalen Nabb. THE MARSHAL AND THE MADWOMAN: A Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1988). First U.S. edition. A review copy, with publisher's blurb laid in. Fine in pictorial dust jacket.

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THE MARSHAL AND THE MURDERER: A Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery. Magdalen Nabb. THE MARSHAL AND THE MURDERER: A Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1987). First U.S. edition. Uncorrected proof with probable publication date October 1987. Fine in red paperwraps.

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LAUGHTER IN THE DARK: Screen Adaptation. Vladimir Nabokov, Laszlo Papas. LAUGHTER IN THE DARK: Screen Adaptation.
No-place: No-publisher, 1985. First edition, "Second draft, March 1985." An unproduced screenplay by Papas based on Nabokov's 1938 novel; a remake of the 1969 French-British film which changed the story's setting from 1930's Berlin to 1960's London. According to John Colapinto in The New Yorker, this planned 1986 remake was slated to star Mick Jagger in the role of the demonic Axel Rex but "ran aground after a ten-day table read of the script when Rebecca De Mornay, cast as the sex-kitten seductress, clashed with the director, Laszlo Papas, and fled the production." A replacement was found "but the production crumbled and was abandoned" ("Nabakov and the Movies, Jan. 2, 2015). Title page with "Property of" typewritten information for "Left Boot Productions" crossed out and with "J.C. Katz" (and contact info) handwritten beneath. 127 pages, printed on rectos only. 8 1/2 x 11"; clasp-bound in beige construction cardstock with "Vladimir Nabokov's 'Laughter in the Dark'" typewritten on front and the title handwritten on bottom page edges. Covers lightly soiled, touch of minor creasing, otherwise near fine. UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY.

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ANNIVERSARY NOTES. Vladimir Nabokov. ANNIVERSARY NOTES.
[Evanston]: Northwestern University, 1970. First edition and only edition. Special supplement to TriQuarterly 17, which was devoted entirely to Navokov on the occasion of his 70th birthday. In this special supplement Nabokov reacts and responds to the contributors to TriQuarterly 17. Printed self wraps: 16 pages, cover serving as title page; last page blank; stapled. Very good or better with edges a little tanned and minor creasing.

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APG 112.3 (2004). Vladimir Nabokov. APG 112.3 (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 EYE. Vladimir Nabokov. THE EYE.
New York: Phaedra, 1965. First edition, so stated. We believe this to be the first issue/state with publisher's address on copyright page and dust jacket printed on white laid uncoated paper with Trident Press mentioned at bottom of back flap. Although Juliar does not assign a priority to the two issues, we believe it would be first as it matches an advance copy we had in stock. The book is fine and bright in the white dust jacket showing a little aging with one tiny closed tear at bottom corner. Publisher's address on copyright page, presumably making this a first issue, in that we have an uncorrected proof with the address on the copyright page also (copies noted without the address are presumably later issues). Name and address on front endpaper, otherwise fine in white dust jacket with a little darkening around edges.

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LAUGHTER IN THE DARK. Vladimir Nabokov. LAUGHTER IN THE DARK.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1938). First edition. Published in England under the title, "Camera Obscura." The first book by Vladimir Nabokov to be printed in the United States. Variant binding in orange cloth stamped in black--one of three variant bindings. Very good with lightly soiled cover, small mark to bottom of text block, spine ends lightly bumped and rubbed, and slight tear in cloth along the upper edge. Lacking dust jacket.

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NABOKOV'S QUARTET. Vladimir Nabokov. NABOKOV'S QUARTET.
(New York): Phaedra Publishers, 1966. First edition. Variant "b" with white endpapers and pages bulking about 8.5mm. Cloth corners showing just a bit of wear, otherwise fine in bright, clean dust jacket with just a little wear on corners.

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POEMS. Vladimir Nabokov. POEMS.
Garden City: Doubleday & Co., Inc. 1959. First edition. Drawings by Robin Jacques. Complete poetic works in English to this date. Very good with offset on endpapers, small bookstore label on back pastedown, foxing and dampstains on endpapers and cloth edges rubbed; in a soiled dust jacket with one closed tear and a few small nicks. Despite the noted flaws, a nice copy.

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VLADIMIR NABOKOV [3 volumes; Library of America #'s 88 - 89]: Novels and Memoirs 1941-1951; Novels 1955-1962; Novels 1969-1974. Vladimir Nabokov. VLADIMIR NABOKOV [3 volumes; Library of America #'s 88 - 89]: Novels and Memoirs 1941-1951; Novels 1955-1962; Novels 1969-1974.
(no-place [NY]): Library of America, (1996.). First edition of each of the 3 volumes. Library of America volumes 87, 88 and 89. Includes The Real Life of Sebastian Knight; Bend Sinister; Speak, Memory; Ada; Transparent Things; Look at the Harlequins!; Lolita; Pnin; Pale Fire; Lolita: A Screenplay; as well as notes on the texts and a chronology of his life (in each volume). All 3 volumes are fine in fine dust jackets.

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THE WALTZ INVENTION A Play in Three Acts. Vladimir Nabokov. THE WALTZ INVENTION A Play in Three Acts.
(New York): Phaedra, 1966. First edition. Juliar's variant d with red endpapers and lacking "New York 17, N. Y." at bottom of back flap. Fine in dust jacket with light rubbing.

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BEYOND THE DRAGON'S MOUTH: Stories and Pieces. Shiva Naipaul. BEYOND THE DRAGON'S MOUTH: Stories and Pieces.
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1984). First edition. Fine in dust jacket.

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APG 204.0 (2007). V. S. Naipaul. APG 204.0 (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.
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HALF A LIFE; A Novel. V. S. Naipaul. HALF A LIFE; A Novel.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. Second printing of the first American edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in dust jacket.

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MR. STONE AND THE KNIGHTS COMPANION. V. S. Naipaul. MR. STONE AND THE KNIGHTS COMPANION.
New York: MacMillan Co. (1964). First U.S. edition. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with rubbing, light soiling and a skinned mark on front panel. Still a nice copy.

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THE FIGHT AT DAME EUROPA'S SCHOOL: Showing How the German Boy Thrashed the French Boy; And How the English Boy Looked On. Thomas Nast, illustrator, by H. W. Pullen. THE FIGHT AT DAME EUROPA'S SCHOOL: Showing How the German Boy Thrashed the French Boy; And How the English Boy Looked On.
New York: Francis B. Felt & Co. (1871). First U.S. edition, and first illustrated. "The Nast Edition" in original paperwraps. Pullen's satiric take on the Franco-Prussian War, casting European countries as schoolchildren was first published in 1870 in London. This U.S. edition adds illustrations by Nast. Advertised in Edward Bulwer-Lytton's THE COMING RACE (Felt & Co., 1871) as "The book of the season" and "Bound in cloth, 50 cents. Illustrated Paper Cover, 25 cents." Good only with old paper-tape at spine fold, few loose pages, covers tanned, and corners chipped. Exceedingly scarce in the original paperwraps.

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THE AMERICAN SPECTATOR YEAR BOOK. George Jean Nathan, Eugene O'Neill. THE AMERICAN SPECTATOR YEAR BOOK.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1934. First edition. Eugene O'Neill's personal copy with his bookplate on front pastedown. Hinges just beginning to crack, small strip of paper residue on front endpaper, small stain to darkened page top edges, spine gilt scuffed but still legible, corners rubbed, boards somewhat soiled, otherwise very good. Lacking the dust jacket.

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LINDEN HILLS. Gloria Naylor. LINDEN HILLS.
New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1985. First edition. INSCRIBED on front endpaper "To Doris [Grumbach] | A sister in | the arts | Gloria Naylor". Fine in dust jacket with touch of edge wear to top edge of spine and two closed tears on rear panel edge.

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THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE. Gloria Naylor. THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1983). First UK edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Tiny nick in rear spine gutter, otherwise fine in dust jacket with tiny closed tear to front spine fold, and short split in front flap with tiny nick at top.

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THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE. Gloria Naylor. THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE.
New York: Viking Press, (1982). First edition of the author's first book. Adapted into a 1989 TV movie with Oprah Winfrey, Robin Givens, Paul Winfield, and Cicely Tyson. Made into a play that we attended -- it translated to the stage very well. Fine in dust jacket.

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UNEXPECTED PLEASURES. Phyllis Naylor. UNEXPECTED PLEASURES.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1986). First edition. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: "To --- in appreciation - with best wishes always! Phyllis Naylor." Page edges slightly age darkened, otherwise fine in dust jacket with minor edge rubbing. Story set in the Chesapeake Bay area.

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