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1. The Windup Girl. Paolo Bacigalupi.
The Windup Girl. Night Shade Books, 2009. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first adult novel by the author of THE WATER KNIFE, the story of an engineered being -- creche-grown and engineered to satisfy the decadent whims of Kyoto buisinessman, but now abandoned to the streets of Bangkok. Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards (as well as several other Science Fiction prizes). Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17214]       Price: $275.00
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2. High-Rise. J. G. Ballard.
High-Rise. Jonathan Cape, 1975. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). A novel by the author of CRASH and EMPIRE OF THE SUN, the story of a man who leases an elegant high-rise apartment as an ideal retreat -- only to find the building's inhabitants break down into three distinct and hostile camps. Basis for the film. Fine/Near Fine -- incidental crimping at the head of the dust jacket spine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17127]       Price: $650.00
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3. The Lords of Discipline. Pat Conroy.
The Lords of Discipline. Houghton Mifflin, 1980. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fourth book by the author of THE GREAT SANTINI and THE PRINCE OF TIDES, a coming of age story of race relations at the Carolina Military Institute in Charleston (The Citadel). Basis for the film. Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17138]       Price: $100.00
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4. Jurassic Park. Michael Crichton.
Jurassic Park. Knopf, 1990. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first trade printing). The seventh novel by the author of THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN and the creator of television's ER, the story of dinosaurs brought back to life using stored DNA on a remote jungle island. Basis for the film franchise. Fine/Fine but for very light fading to the letters on the dust jacket spine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17137]       Price: $85.00
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5. Underworld. Don DeLillo.
Underworld. Scribner, 1997. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The eleventh novel by the author of WHITE NOISE, the epic story of the last half of the twentieth century -- beginning with The Shot Heard Round the World (Bobby Thompson's winning home run in the final 1951 National League baseball playoff game). Fine/Fine but for incidental crimping at the head of the spine. Signed by DeLillo on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17201]       Price: $150.00
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6. Booked to Die. John Dunning.
Booked to Die. Scribners, 1992. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The third novel by the author of the Cliff Janeway series, featuring the detective/book collector as he investigates the murder of a book scout. Fine/Fine. Inscribed by Dunning on the half-title page, as follows: "To Sheri -- Best -- John Dunning -- 1-19-92." Fine / Fine.
[Book #17129]       Price: $450.00
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7. A Visit From the Goon Squad. Jennifer Egan.
A Visit From the Goon Squad. Knopf, 2010. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fourth novel by the author of THE INVISIBLE CIRCUS and the upcoming MANHATTAN BEACH, the story of an aging former punk rocker and record executive and the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Near Fine/Near Fine -- crimping at the head and foot of the spine. Signed by Egan on the title page. Near Fine / Fine.
[Book #17182]       Price: $150.00
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8. The Circle. Dave Eggers.
The Circle. Knopf/McSweeney's, 2013. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). A novel by the author of A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS and A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING, the popular story of a woman's ambition and idealism when she goes to work for the world's most powerful internet company. Basis for the film. Fine/Fine but for a tiny smudge to the front dust jacket panel. Signed by Eggers on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17202]       Price: $100.00
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9. American Psycho -- First Hardcover (British) Edition Signed. Bret Easton Ellis.
American Psycho -- First Hardcover (British) Edition Signed. Picador, 1998. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Hardcover Edition (first printing). The fourth novel by the author of LESS THAN ZERO, the shocking story of a psychopath who works during the day making a fortune on Wall Street. Due to the controversial and violent nature of the book, the contracted hardcover was dropped by Simon & Schuster and so the first US printing was issued in paperback by Vintage Press -- making this UK edition the first hardcover. Fine/Fine but for very slight bowing to the boards. Signed and dated 6-16-11 by Ellis on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17212]       Price: $950.00
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10. Independence Day. Richard Ford.
Independence Day. Knopf, 1995. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fifth novel (and second to feature Frank Bascombe) by the author of THE SPORTSWRITER, the story of a man in the aftermath of a divorce who is called to "engagement with life" over a fourth-of-July weekend. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN Faulkner Award. Fine/Fine but for incidental rubbing to the bottom edge of the spine. Signed by Ford on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17191]       Price: $100.00
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11. Catch-22. Joseph Heller.
Catch-22. Simon and Schuster, 1961. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of GOOD AS GOLD and CLOSING TIME, a high-spot of twentieth century American literature which orginated the phrase "catch-22" for double-bind dilemmas -- the story that created characters such as Milo Minderbinder, Colonel Cathcart and, of course, Yossarian. Near Fine- in a VG price-clipped dust jacket. A couple of small chips at the head and foot of the dust jacket spine and a few small closed tears. Folds to the last couple of end papers. Near Fine / Very Good.
[Book #17175]       Price: $950.00
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12. The Kite Runner. Khaled Hosseini.
The Kite Runner. Riverhead, 2003. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS, a story of friendship and the price of loyalty about two boys growing up in Kabul, Afghanistan. Basis for the film. Fine/Fine but for incidental rubbing to the rear dust jacket panel. Signed by Hosseini on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17183]       Price: $200.00
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13. Never Let Me Go. Kazuo Ishiguro.
Never Let Me Go. Faber and Faber, 2005. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The sixth novel by the author of THE REMAINS OF THE DAY, the story of a group of pupils at an idyllic English countryside school who are sheltered from the outside world. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and basis for the film. Near Fine/Near Fine -- light rubbing at the head and foot of the spine. Signed by Ishiguro on the title page. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17158]       Price: $125.00
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14. The Remains of the Day. Kazuo Ishiguro.
The Remains of the Day. Faber and Faber, 1989. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The third novel by the author of AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD and THE BURIED GIANT, the story of an aging butler's six-day motoring tour which are disturbed by the memories of a lifetime in service. Winner of the Booker Prize and basis for the award-winning film. Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17213]       Price: $200.00
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15. The Orphan Master's Son. Adam Johnson.
The Orphan Master's Son. Random House, 2012. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of FORTUNE SMILES, the story of a young man's journey through the "icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world's most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea." Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. About Fine/Fine. Signed by Johnson on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17192]       Price: $175.00
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16. Train Dreams. Denis Johnson.
Train Dreams. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). A novella by the author of JESUS' SON and TREE OF SMOKE, the story of a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth century. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in a year in which no prize was awarded. Fine/Fine. Signed by Johnson on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17195]       Price: $225.00
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17. The Known World. Edward P. Jones.
The Known World. Amistad (HarperCollins), 2003. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of LOST IN THE CITY, the story of a former slave (with a fondness for PARADISE LOST) who becomes proprietor of his own plantation -- and his own slaves. Nominated for the National Book Award and winner of both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Fine/Fine. Signed by Jones on the title page. MN. Fine / Fine.
[Book #75093]       Price: $65.00
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18. Life of Pi. Yann Martel.
Life of Pi. Knopf Canada, 2001. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Canadian (and true first) Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of THE HIGH MOUNTAINS OF PORTUGAL, the multi-level story of a young man on a solitary lifeboat with a zebra, an oragutan, a hyena and a Begal tiger. Winner of the Man Booker Prize in Britain and basis for the award-winning film. Fine/Fine but for very slight rubbing to the dust jacket panels. Signed by Martel on the title page. Also signed by Martel on page 350, where he has hand-written in the line which was omitted from the first printing: "And so it goes with God." Fine / Fine.
[Book #17210]       Price: $650.00
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19. All Our Wrong Todays. Elan Mastai.
All Our Wrong Todays. Dutton, 2017. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by this award-winning screenwriter, a very fun time-travel romp through alternate realities. Fine/Fine. Signed by Mastai on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17135]       Price: $65.00
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20. Shadow Country: A New Rendering of the Watson Legend. Peter Matthiessen.
Shadow Country: A New Rendering of the Watson Legend. The Modern Library (Random House), 2008. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). A new rendering of the three novels which made up the "Watson Trilogy" -- reducing the original text by about one-third and compressing the time-frame. Winner of the National Book Award. Fine/Fine but for a small spot of rubbing at the bottom of the pages. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17067]       Price: $125.00
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21. The Snow Leopard. Peter Matthiessen.
The Snow Leopard. Viking, 1978. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The story of Matthiessen's journey (with field biologist George Schaller) across the Himalaya on the Tibetan plateau to observe the blue sheep and the rarest of the great cats, the snow leopard. Winner of the National Book Award for non-fiction. Fine/Fine but for a tiny incidental fold to the dust jacket flap. Signed by Matthiessen on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17123]       Price: $450.00
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22. The Butcher Boy. Patrick McCabe.
The Butcher Boy. Picador (Pan), 1992. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The third novel by the Irish author of THE DEAD SCHOOL and BREAKFAST ON PLUTO, the story of a young boy whose friends turn their backs on him when he is held up for scorn by the town's "paragon of middle-class values." Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17125]       Price: $75.00
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23. Fishing the Sloe-Black River. Colum McCann.
Fishing the Sloe-Black River. Phoenix House, 1994. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The first book by the author of LET THE GREAT WORLD SPIN and SONGDOGS, a collection of stories set in Ireland and America. Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17163]       Price: $50.00
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24. All the Pretty Horses. Cormac McCarthy.
All the Pretty Horses. Knopf, 1992. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The sixth novel by the author of BLOOD MERIDIAN and the first novel in the BORDER TRILOGY, a story of childhood and innocence passing. Winner of the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award and basis for the film. Near Fine/Fine but for minor crimping at the head of the dust jacket spine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17204]       Price: $125.00
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25. The Road -- Signed British Edition. Cormac McCarthy.
The Road -- Signed British Edition. Picador, 2006. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British Edition (first printing). The tenth novel by the author of BLOOD MERIDIAN and ALL THE PRETTY HORSES, the story of a father and son journeying through a future burned America. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and basis for the film. This is one of a limited number of copies which were distributed to a handful of British booksellers upon publicaion which included a signed bookplate. Fine/Fine. Signed by McCarthy on the bookplate which is attached to the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17145]       Price: $1,200.00
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