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1. Low-Flying Aircraft and Other Stories. J. G. Ballard.
Low-Flying Aircraft and Other Stories. Jonathan Cape, 1976. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). An early collection of stories by the author of EMPIRE OF THE SUN and CRASH, tales which reflect a "macrabe monument to our present world." Fine/Fine but for incidental crimping to the foot of the spine. Signed by Ballard on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17495]       Price: $150.00
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2. Space on My Hands. Fredric Brown.
Space on My Hands. Shasta, 1951. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). A collection of science fiction stories by the author of WHAT MAD UNIVERSE -- featuring such favorites as "Daymare" and "Star Mouse." Near Fine/Fine -- an exceptionally clean dust jacket originally made available by Shasta Publishers to subscribers. Signed by Brown on the front free end paper. Near Fine / Fine.
[Book #17444]       Price: $300.00
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3. The Enormous Radio and Other Stories. John Cheever.
The Enormous Radio and Other Stories. Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1953. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The second book and first story collection by the author of THE WAPSHOT CHRONICLE and FALCONER, a collection of tales that originally appeared in The New Yorker. Near Fine/Near Fine -- light offsetting to the front free end paper and slight rubbing at the head and foot of the spine. There is one closed tear to the front dust jacket panel corner. Signed by Cheever on the page following the copyright page. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17505]       Price: $350.00
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4. Ready Player One. Ernest Cline.
Ready Player One. Crown (Random House), 2011. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of ARMADA, the "genre-busting" story of a young man who escapes his grim surroundings jacked into the OASIS -- part quest, part love story and part virtual space opera. Basis for the film. Fine/Fine but for light pushes at the head and foot of the spine -- a bright, clean copy. Signed by Cline on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17420]       Price: $750.00
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5. The Andromeda Strain. Michael Crichton.
The Andromeda Strain. Knopf, 1969. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel published under his own name by the author of JURASSIC PARK, the bestselling story of an unmanned research satelitte which returns to earth mysteriously and lethally contaminated. Near Fine/Near Fine -- some light folds to the front dust jacket panel and flap. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17455]       Price: $300.00
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6. Ragtime. E. L. Doctorow.
Ragtime. Random House, 1975. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fourth novel by the author of BILLY BATHGATE and THE MARCH, a story with both historical and imaginary characters which "captures the spirit of America in the era between the turn-of-the-century and the First World War." One of the Modern Library "100 Best Novels" and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Basis for both the film and award-winning musical. Near Fine/Near Fine. Light fading around the edges of the boards and a short fold to the front dust jacket flap. Also, a tiny (less than 1/4") scratch and a couple of tiny closed tears to the rear dust jacket panel. Signed by Doctorow on the front free end paper. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17486]       Price: $150.00
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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 LOOK AT ME, the story of an aging former punk rocker and record executive and the passionate, troubled young woman he employs -- told in "genre-bending" formats. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Near Fine/Near Fine -- incidental bumping at the head of the spine. Signed by Egan on the title page. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17450]       Price: $125.00
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8. Less Than Zero. Bret Easton Ellis.
Less Than Zero. Simon and Schuster, 1985. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of AMERICAN PSYCHO, the well-received Los Angeles story of a young generation that has experienced sex, drugs and disaffection at too early an age. Fine/Near Fine -- a tiny bit of crimping at the head and foot of the dust jacket spine. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17402]       Price: $200.00
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9. The Pillars of the Earth. Ken Follett.
The Pillars of the Earth. Macmillan, 1989. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The sixth novel by the author of THE EYE OF THE NEEDLE and THE MAN FROM ST PETERSBURG, the massive story of the intertwined lives of the people involved in building the magnificent Kingsbridge cathedral. Near Fine/Near Fine -- incidental crimping at the head and foot of the spine. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17488]       Price: $125.00
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10. Flashman at the Charge (From the Flashman Papers 1854-1855 Edited and Arranged By George MacDonald Fraser). George MacDonald Fraser.
Flashman at the Charge (From the Flashman Papers 1854-1855 Edited and Arranged By George MacDonald Fraser). Barrie & Jenkins, 1973. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The fourth volume of "scandalous memoirs" by the "arch-cad of Victorian history." Near Fine/Near Fine. A 50-cent-sized light circular stain to the rear board and light foxing to the page edges. Inscribed by Fraser on the title page, as follows: "To Clare, many thanks and all good wishes, George M. Fraser." Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17496]       Price: $250.00
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11. "A" is for Alibi. Sue Grafton.
"A" is for Alibi. Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1982. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel in the very popular alphabetical Kinsey Millhone series by the late Santa Barbara author. Fine/Fine. Signed by Grafton on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17510]       Price: $750.00
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12. Less. Andrew Sean Greer.
Less. Little Brown (Lee Boudreaux), 2017. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The sixth book by the author of THE CONFESSIONS OF MAX TIVOLI, the story of a man who accepts a series of invitations to "half-baked literary events around the world" to avoid attending his ex-boyfriend's wedding. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. In the first issue dust jacket. Fine/Fine. Signed by Greer on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17504]       Price: $450.00
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13. Catch-22 (Signed plus Personalized Note). Joseph Heller.
Catch-22 (Signed plus Personalized Note). 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 originated the phrase "catch-22" for double-bind dilemmas. Basis for the film. Very Good+/Very Good. The boards have slight fading around the edges and the lower corners are rubbed. A short tape shadow to the front free end paper. The price-clipped dust jacket panels are bright and clean but there is some minor chipping at the head and foot of the jacket spine (which appears to have been repaired with tape at one point). Signed by Heller on the title page. Additionally, there is a note laid-in (not attached) from Heller on a small page with his name printed in the corner which reads as follows: "Dear Mr. Merry: I've signed it on the page most book collectors prefer. Take good care of it. People tell me first editions are worth more that $800 today, and $200 more with a good dust jacket. The ink has been flowing more and better than ever since I got the use of my hands back. J. H." Very Good / Very Good.
[Book #17494]       Price: $1,500.00
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14. The Old Man and the Sea. Ernest Hemingway.
The Old Man and the Sea. Scribners, 1952. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The last work of fiction published in his lifetime by the Nobel Prize winning author of THE SUN ALSO RISES and A FAREWELL TO ARMS, the story of an aging and unlucky fisherman as he tries to bring in a giant marlin. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and basis for the film. Near Fine/Near Fine. A neat previous owner's name to the front free end paper, a small snag on the front dust jacket panel and very slight rubbing at the head and foot of the jacket spine -- makes a bright, clean appearance. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17295]       Price: $1,750.00
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15. Early Japanese Stories -- Limited Edition. Kazuo Ishiguro.
Early Japanese Stories -- Limited Edition. Belmont Press, 2000. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first book printing). One of an Edition Limited to 250 copies (this is # 228) of these three early stories by the author of THE REMAINS OF THE DAY -- all set in Japan and completed around the time he was working on his first novel, A PALE VIEW OF HILLS. With illustrations by Eileen Hogan. Fine hardcover with clear acetate dust jacket as issued. Signed by both Ishiguro and Hogan on the colophon/limitation page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17385]       Price: $450.00
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16. Never Let Me Go -- Signed and Dated. Kazuo Ishiguro.
Never Let Me Go -- Signed and Dated. Faber and Faber, 2005. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The sixth novel by the Nobel Prize-winning 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 -- for a reason. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and basis for the film. Includes the Southbank Centre "Man Booker 50" four page program from the event where this book was signed. Fine/Fine but for a small ISBN sticker attached to the rear end paper. Signed and dated by Ishiguro on the title page. Near Fine / Fine.
[Book #17476]       Price: $350.00
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17. 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 Nobel Prize-winning author of WHEN WE WERE ORPHANS and NEVER LET ME GO, the story of an aging butler's six-day motoring tour which is disturbed by the memories of his life in service. Winner of the Booker Prize and basis for the award-winning film. Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17354]       Price: $450.00
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18. Emporium. Adam Johnson.
Emporium. Viking, 2002. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first book by the author of THE ORPHAN MASTER'S SON and FORTUNE SMILES, a well-received story collection. Fine/Fine. Signed by Johnson on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17468]       Price: $250.00
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19. The Mars Room. Rachel Kushner.
The Mars Room. Scribner, 2018. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fourth book by the author of TELEX FROM CUBA and THE FLAMETHROWERS, the story of a woman serving two consecutive life sentences at a correctional facility deep in California's Central Valley. Shortlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize. Fine/Fine. Signed by Kushner on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17506]       Price: $65.00
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20. The Incendiaries. R. O. Kwon.
The Incendiaries. Riverhead, 2018. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The highly-praised debut novel by this author who was born in South Korea but has lived most of her life in the United States, the story of a young couple -- one of whom is increasingly drawn into a secretive religious cult. Fine/Fine. Signed by Kwon on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17481]       Price: $35.00
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21. The Water Cure. Sophie MacKintosh.
The Water Cure. Hamish Hamilton (Penguin), 2018. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The debut novel by this London short story writer, the story of three young girls who are "kept apart from the world for their own good and taught the terrible things that every woman must learn about love." Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Fine/Fine. Signed and dated 22/08/18 by Mackintosh on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17507]       Price: $100.00
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22. Ohio. Stephen Markley.
Ohio. Simon & Schuster, 2018. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of the non-fiction PUBLISH THIS BOOK, the story of four former classmates who converge on the Rust Belt town where they grew up. Fine/Fine. Signed by Markley on a page prior to the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17511]       Price: $45.00
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23. Blood Meridian or The Evening Redness in the West. Cormac McCarthy.
Blood Meridian or The Evening Redness in the West. Random House, 1985. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fifth novel by the author of ALL THE PRETTY HORSES and THE ROAD, a story of "the kid" that takes place along the United States/Mexico border in 1849-1850. Voted runner-up in a 2006 New York Times poll for the best fiction book in the previous 25 years. Fine/Fine but for incidental toning to the dust jacket flaps and some light scratching to the rear dust jacket panel. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17458]       Price: $2,500.00
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24. The Sunset Limited, a Novel in Dramatic Form. Cormac McCarthy.
The Sunset Limited, a Novel in Dramatic Form. Vintage International, 2006. Soft Cover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The second play by the author of ALL THE PRETTY HORSES and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, the story of two men who meet on a New York subway platform and end up in a run-down tenement where a life or death decision must be made. Fine in pictorial wraps as issued. Fine / No Jacket.
[Book #17364]       Price: $100.00
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25. Terms of Endearment. Larry McMurtry.
Terms of Endearment. Simon and Schuster, 1975. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The sixth novel by the author of LONESOME DOVE and THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, the story of a "formidably charming" New Englander transplanted to Texas. Basis for the film. Near Fine/Near Fine -- slight rubbing to the boards and the usual light toning to the pages due to the cheap paper used in production. Signed "For "The Boys"" in an early (legible) hand by McMurty on the front free end paper. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17404]       Price: $350.00
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