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NORTH-SOUTH: A PROGRAM FOR SURVIVAL; A Report of the Independent Commission on International Development Issues under the Chairmanship of Brandt. Willy Brandt. NORTH-SOUTH: A PROGRAM FOR SURVIVAL; A Report of the Independent Commission on International Development Issues under the Chairmanship of Brandt.
Cambridge (Mass.): M. I. T. Press, (1980). First U.S. edition. Paperback original. SIGNED BY BRANDT. Willy Brandt (1913 - 1992) was leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany and served as Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1969 to 1974. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971 for his efforts to strengthen cooperation in western Europe through the EEC and to achieve reconciliation between West Germany and the countries of Eastern Europe. Skinned section affecting "Technology" in Press address at bottom of rear cover, subtle yellowing to front cover, otherwise very good to near fine in paperwraps.

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FORMA VREMENI [Form of Time]. Joseph Brodsky. FORMA VREMENI [Form of Time].
Minsk: Eridan, 1992. Presumed first edition with "first time published in our country and abroad" (in Russian) on copyright page. Written in the Russian language. Volume one of a two-volume set collecting poems, essays and plays, this volume being poetry only. Near fine in like dust jacket with only mild soiling and shelfwear and one thumb-nail sized chip from top edge rear panel. Although not noted in the book, this volume is from the collection of Robert Wilson, who operated the Phoenix Book Shop in New York City from 1951 to 1989 and was a prominent member of the literary community.

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THE GENERAL IN HIS LABYRINTH. Gabriel Garcia Marquez. THE GENERAL IN HIS LABYRINTH.
New York: Knopf, 1990. First U.S. edition, translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. A review copy with review slip and promotional photo laid in. Fine in dust jacket.

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TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: A SEA TRILOGY comprising Rites of Passage, Close Quarters and Fire Down Below. William Golding. TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: A SEA TRILOGY comprising Rites of Passage, Close Quarters and Fire Down Below.
London: Faber & Faber, (1991). First edition. Number 329 of 400 SIGNED, numbered and specially bound copies. Marbled paper boards; blue cloth spine; gilt top edge and gilt-lettered red blocking on spine. Fine in original acetate and carboard slipcase. Slipcase is rough cut on open edge and numbered in pencil, as issued.

[Book #55043]       Price: $450.00
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SELECTED STORIES. Nadine Gordimer. SELECTED STORIES.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1975). First UK edition. Uncorrected proof, very good or better in paperwraps. This copy has Viking promo partially glued to front cover (edges yapped). We assume Jonathan Cape sent extra copies to Viking for use here.

[Book #3681]       Price: $65.00
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THE SOFT VOICE OF THE SERPENT: and other stories. Nadine Gordimer. THE SOFT VOICE OF THE SERPENT: and other stories.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1952. First U.S. edition; preceding the UK. Nobel Prize winner's second book -- her first to be published in the U.S. Bright and near fine in very good to near fine dust jacket with pin-prick hole and small light stain to front panel, edges lightly nicked, and few small tears.

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THE TIN DRUM. Gunter Grass. THE TIN DRUM.
New York: Pantheon Books, (1962). First American edition. The first book by this Nobel Prize-winning author. Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. Made into a German film, which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1980. Crisp, near fine copy in fine white dust jacket with only the barest aging on edges. A nice copy of this classic.

[Book #52309]       Price: $300.00
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"Nobody Ever Dies!" in Hearst's International Combined with Cosmopolitan:. Ernest Hemingway. "Nobody Ever Dies!" in Hearst's International Combined with Cosmopolitan:
(New York: Hearst Magazines Inc. 1939). First edition. March 1939 issue featuring the first appearance of Hemingway's short story, "Nobody Ever Dies!" Very good with a few chips and tears to the edge of the cover, wear to the spine ends, and light soiling on the back, but the inside still bright and in excellent condition.

[Book #51408]       Price: $75.00
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DODSWORTH. Sinclair Lewis. DODSWORTH.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1929). First UK edition. First binding in blue. Very good or better with light wear on spine ends and corners. Book plate on front pastedown. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #50131]       Price: $50.00
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SULA. Toni Morrison. SULA.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1974. First edition. The Nobel Prize-winning author's second book. Spine ends a little tender, otherwise a crisp, fine copy in in dust jacket with only a touch of minor shelf wear.

[Book #49301]       Price: $850.00
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THE LOVE OF A GOOD WOMAN: Stories. Alice Munro. THE LOVE OF A GOOD WOMAN: Stories.
(Toronto): M & S (McClelland & Stewart:, 1998). True first edition. SIGNED BY MUNRO, winner of a Nobel Prize, on title page. Black papercovered boards lettered in gilt on spine. Spine ends a little softened, otherwise fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #54970]       Price: $250.00
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THE GULAG ARCHIPELAGO: 1918-1956 An Experiment in Literary Investigation I-II. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Thomas P. Whitney. THE GULAG ARCHIPELAGO: 1918-1956 An Experiment in Literary Investigation I-II.
New York: Harper & Row, (1974). First U.S edition. Black cloth little faded on extreme top edge, light foxing on page edges, otherwise very good or better in very good dust jacket with a few barely noticeable closed tears and tiny chips to corners, tape on verso.

[Book #50743]       Price: $100.00
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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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GENES, GIRLS, AND GAMOW: After the Double Helix. James D. Watson. GENES, GIRLS, AND GAMOW: After the Double Helix.
New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. First American edition, preceded by a slightly different British edition in 2001. SIGNED by the Nobel Prize Laureate. His life after the discovery of the structure of DNA, including his adjustment to his new life style, and letters from Russian theoretician George Gamow. Fine in fine dust jacket with the barest wear.

[Book #46570]       Price: $200.00
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