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MORE STATELY MANSIONS. Eugene O'Neill. MORE STATELY MANSIONS.
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1964. First edition. Shortened from the author's partly revised script by Karl Ragnar Gierow and edited by Donald Gallup. Fine in dust jacket with the barest wear. A copy for distribution in the UK with the $7.50 US price clipped from the top of the dust jacket flap but 56s net UK price present at the bottom.

[Book #40950]       Price: $125.00
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BLONDE. Joyce Carol Oates. BLONDE.
London: Fourth Estate, (2000). First UK edition. Fictionalization of the life of Marilyn Monroe. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Fine in pictorial dust jacket.

[Book #48180]       Price: $60.00
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FOXFIRE: Confessions of a Girl Gang. Joyce Carol Oates. FOXFIRE: Confessions of a Girl Gang.
New York: Dutton, (1993). First edition. Advance reading copy, SIGNED by the author on the title page. Publisher's promo letter laid in. Publisher's small label on front cover noting tentative publication date of August 3, 1993. Fine in glossy paperwraps.

[Book #49917]       Price: $60.00
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THE GODDESS and Other Women. Joyce Carol Oates. THE GODDESS and Other Women
New York: Vanguard Press, Inc. (1974). First edition. SIGNED by author on title page. Very good in dust jacket with small closed tear to back.

[Book #48441]       Price: $60.00
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"SNOWFALL." Joyce Carol Oates. "SNOWFALL."
Northridge: Lord John Press, 1978. First edition. One of 26 lettered copies SIGNED by Oates and the artist, Tom Killion. Broadside measuring 15 x 22 inches. White, heavy artist's paper, deckled edges. Suitable for framing. Some light creasing to upper edge, otherwise fine.

[Book #29413]       Price: $125.00
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WHAT I LIVED FOR. Joyce Carol Oates. WHAT I LIVED FOR.
New York: Dutton, 1994. First edition. Advance Reading Copy in glossy pictorial paperwraps. SIGNED by author on title page. Fine condition with only the slightest wear. Letter to the reviewer laid in.

[Book #50190]       Price: $60.00
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HOMELAND. An Extraordinary Story of Hope and Survival. George Hussein Obama. HOMELAND. An Extraordinary Story of Hope and Survival
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, (2010). First edition. One of 950 SIGNED numbered copies. President Obama's half-brother, the youngest in the family. Their father, Barack Obama, Sr., married four times before he died; to this day, his children have not all met one another and the seven surviving children are scattered from Kenya to China and until recently, to the White House. HOMELAND, written Damien Lewis, recounts George's life in Kenya, a life altogether different from that of his half-brother, the former U.S. president. Full gilt-pictorial leather with raised spine bands and all edges gilt. Fine.

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THE TIGER'S WIFE. Tea Obrecht. THE TIGER'S WIFE.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (2011). First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, a hugely popular Orange Prize-winning novel, set in the Balkans. SIGNED by Obrecht on the title page. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #51458]       Price: $150.00
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GOLDEN BOY: A Book of a Musical. Clifford Odets, William Gibson. GOLDEN BOY: A Book of a Musical.
New York: Atheneum, 1965. First edition. Based on Mr. Odets' play with lyrics by Lee Adams to music by Charles Strouse. Near fine in very good dust jacket with light rubbing, and a few small chips, nicks and short closed tears.

[Book #45271]       Price: $100.00
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PARADISE LOST A Play in Three Acts. Clifford Odets. PARADISE LOST A Play in Three Acts.
New York: Random House, (1936). First edition. Near fine in an age-darkened dust jacket with light soiling and very shallow chipping. Scarce.

[Book #25279]       Price: $75.00
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SONGS OF ENCHANTMENT. Ben Okri. SONGS OF ENCHANTMENT.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1993). First editiion. U.S. proof copy published using the first UK sheets bound in pictorial wraps with "Nan A. Talese/ Doubleday" on the spine. Rear cover notes an October 1993 publication. The Nigerian born author's sequel to his Booker Prize-winning THE FAMISHED ROAD. Very minor edge wear to the paper covers, otherwsie fine. American proof using English sheets.

[Book #29783]       Price: $75.00
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SONGS OF ENCHANTMENT. Ben Okri. SONGS OF ENCHANTMENT.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1993). First edition, a hardcover limited-issue "reading copy." Limitation notice stamped on the title page with handwritten"122/200"; beneath which, THOUGH NOT CALLED FOR, this copy SIGNED BY OKRI and dated "20-11-93 / DC." Black cloth boards lettered in gilt on spine; plain brown paper dust jacket with matching limitation stamp and numbers on front. Fine in fine dust jacket secured with tape at flaps, presumedly as issued. Publisher's publicity letter laid in.

[Book #54904]       Price: $150.00
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FOUR POEMS (THREE & ONE). Toby Olson, Mary Laird. FOUR POEMS (THREE & ONE).
Mt. Horeb/Driftless: Perishable Press, 1976. First edition. Four poems by Olson illustrated with two drawings by Laird. One of 145 unnumbered and unsigned copies. This copy INSCRIBED, "For Anthony Hecht with all best wishes Toby Olson 10-13-78." Hecht was a Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Laureate. Fine in marbled paper covers without a label. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY.

[Book #53655]       Price: $250.00
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THE MIRACLE OF MUTUAL SAVINGS. William Dana Orcutt. THE MIRACLE OF MUTUAL SAVINGS.
New York: The Bowery Savings Bank, 1934. First edition. Fine in decorated full leather binding with raised bands and marbled endpapers. Hinges and corners worn, otherwise very good.

[Book #41266]       Price: $60.00
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APG 083.3 (2004). George Orwell. APG 083.3 (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.
[Book #22866]       Price: $7.50
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ENGLAND YOUR ENGLAND; and Other Essays. George Orwell. ENGLAND YOUR ENGLAND; and Other Essays.
London: Secker & Warburg, 1953. First edition. Eleven essays, most of which make their first book appearance herein. Orwell wrote the title essay, "England Your England," as Nazi bombers flew overhead during The Blitz of 1941. Uncorrected proof in gray paperwraps printed in black on front only. Corner chipped from lower front cover corner and first few leaves bumped, otherwise very good. Scarce, if not rare in this fragile format. Housed in custom, brown cloth clamshell case with gilt-stamped leather spine label. "As I write, highly civilised human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me."

[Book #45880]       Price: $1,250.00
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NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR: The Facsimile of the Extant Manuscript. George Orwell, Daniel G. Siegel Peter Davison. NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR: The Facsimile of the Extant Manuscript
Weston, Mass. M & S Press, 1984. First edition thus. A folio-sized volume, bound in quarter navy-blue "Niger goat" leather over marbled boards and housed in the original cloth-covered slipcase. Number 58 of 275 copies bound as such. (An additional 55 were bound in full leather.) Over 40% of Orwell's handwritten fourth draft is reproduced in facsimile with a typescript, including corrections, on opposing pages. According to Orwell's second wife, Sonia (as quoted in the Peter Davidson's introduction), "George always threw away all his mss., letters etc, so his actual working methods are very badly docmented." And those that have survived are generally typescript, making the handwritten manuscript particularly interesting. Edited by Daniel G. Siegel. Fine in slipcase with just a touch of scuffing to one edge, still fine. UNACCOUNTABLY SCARCE.

[Book #54670]       Price: $750.00
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THE ENTERTAINER. John Osborne. THE ENTERTAINER.
London: Faber & Faber, (1957). First edition. Name, place and date and "Performance September 28th, '57 at the Palace Theatre, London" in ink on front endpaper; Dorothy Tutin's name in cast list p.[10] asterisked in pencil with "Geraldine McEwan" penciled below. Otherwise, very good in very good dust jacket with rear panel lightly soiled and few areas of internal paper tape reinforcement/repair.

[Book #55058]       Price: $75.00
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THE SHUDDERS: A Thatcher Colt Police Mystery. Fulton Oursler, as Anthony Abbot. THE SHUDDERS: A Thatcher Colt Police Mystery.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1943). First edition. Jacket design by Robert Graves. Very good in light blue cloth with light foxing on page edges and darkening on inner hinges from glue bleed through, in very good dust jacket with soine a little faded and chipping to corners and spine ends.

[Book #53575]       Price: $75.00
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MY MICHAEL. Amos Oz. MY MICHAEL.
New York: Knopf, 1972. First U.S. edition, translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange in colloboration with the author. Originally published in Hebrew in 1968. MY MICHAEL has been translated into nearly 30 languages and adapted into a Hebrew-language movie. The book describes the love and marriage of a young woman against the back-drop of 1950s Jerusalem and is known for conveying the general atmosphere of the city, its neighborhoods, and its alleyways (Wiki). No top-edge stain to this copy, though usually seen with green top edge. Fine in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with one small tear.

[Book #53792]       Price: $50.00
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TOUCH THE WATER TOUCH THE WIND. Amos Oz. TOUCH THE WATER TOUCH THE WIND.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1974). First U.S. edition. Translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange in collaboration with Oz. INSCRIBED & SIGNED IN HEBREW, "Shalom." Amos Oz is the recipient of numerous awards for his writing and his books have been translated into over 40 languages. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #54812]       Price: $75.00
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APG 053.3 (2004). Cynthia Ozick. APG 053.3 (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.
[Book #22867]       Price: $3.00
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CHILD OF SILENCE. Abigail Padgett. CHILD OF SILENCE.
New York: Mysterious Press, (1993). First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page, "To . . . 'There is nothing [underlined] but reality!' Abigail Padgett/ 7 May, 1994." Fine with small remainder mark on bottom page edges; in a bright dust jacket.

[Book #34341]       Price: $60.00
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STRAWGIRL. Abigail Padgett. STRAWGIRL.
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1994). First edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page, "To . . . "Grasp for it! Abigail Padgett May, 1994." Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #34342]       Price: $50.00
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THE GOLDEN TREASURY: Selected From the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language and Arranged With Notes. Francis T. Palgrave. THE GOLDEN TREASURY: Selected From the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language and Arranged With Notes
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1919/1921. Two volumes; 1919 edition is second series and 1921 edition is revised and enlarged edition. Top page edges gilt, bound by Baynton in three-quarter brown morocco and marbled boards; raised bands and gilt lettering on spine. Light rubbing and scattered light foxing to prelims, otherwise near fine and very attractive.

[Book #29549]       Price: $100.00
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