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1. 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: $850.00
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2. Jurassic Park. Michael Crichton.
Jurassic Park. Knopf, 1990. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). A novel by the author of THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN and creator of the television series, ER, the popular story of dinosaurs re-created on a remote jungle island. "Science run amok!" Basis for the film franchise. Near Fine/Near Fine -- a slightly uneven spine and incidental crimping at the head of the dust jacket spine. Signed by Crichton on the front free end paper. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17384]       Price: $500.00
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3. Fast Times at Ridgemont High - A True Story. Cameron Crowe.
Fast Times at Ridgemont High - A True Story. Simon and Schuster, 1981. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first book by the film director and producer, the stories based on his experiences when he enrolled in a Redondo Beach, Calofornia high school at age 22 to observe contemporary teen life. Basis for the popular film. Fine/Near Fine -- just a bit of "barely-there" toning to the white dust jacket. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17306]       Price: $375.00
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4. 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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5. Varina. Charles Frazier.
Varina. Ecco (HarperCollins), 2018. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fourth novel by the author of COLD MOUNTAIN, a story based on the life of Confederate President Jefferson Davis' wife. Fine/Fine. Signed by Frazier on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17414]       Price: $45.00
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6. The Great Alone. Kristin Hannah.
The Great Alone. St. Martin's Press, 2018. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The most recent novel by the bestselling author of THE NIGHTINGALE, the story of a former Vietnam POW who decides to move his family to Alaska where they will live off the grid in the last true frontier. Fine/Fine. Signed by Hannah on the title page. Includes a Notice from a southern bookstore indicating this was signed expressly for their First Editions Club. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17383]       Price: $65.00
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7. 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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8. An Artist of the Floating World -- First Issue. Kazuo Ishiguro.
An Artist of the Floating World -- First Issue. Faber and Faber, 1986. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The second novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author of THE REMAINS OF THE DAY, the story of an ageing Japanese painter who looks back over his life and assesses a career that coincided with the rise of Japanese militarism. This is the "first issue" (printed by Butler & Tanner). Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17336]       Price: $300.00
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9. 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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10. Never Let Me Go -- Signed. Kazuo Ishiguro.
Never Let Me Go -- Signed. 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. Signed by Ishiguro on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17396]       Price: $450.00
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11. 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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12. When We Were Orphans -- Signed Prior to Publication. Kazuo Ishiguro.
When We Were Orphans -- Signed Prior to Publication. Knopf, 2000. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first U.S. printing). A Review Copy (with the publisher's newsletter laid in, not attached) of the fifth novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author of THE REMAINS OF THE DAY, the story of a celebrated detective's return to his childhood home in Shanghai to solve the mysterious disappearance of his parents. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize in Britain. Fine/Fine. Signed and dated 9/10/00 by Ishiguro on the title page (the official Knopf publication date for the book was 9/21/00). Fine / Fine.
[Book #17316]       Price: $125.00
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13. Ironweed. William Kennedy.
Ironweed. Viking, 1983. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The third novel in the ALBANY CYCLE, the story of a "full time bum" who has hit rock bottom and is wandering the streets with his female "hobo pal," trying to make peace with the ghosts of his past and present. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award and basis for the film. Near Fine/Near Fine -- a couple of short folds to the dust jacket flaps. Inscribed by Kennedy on the title page, as follows: "For Albert Tholen/Welcome to Albany/by any standard (or measure)/Have a good time/William Kennedy." Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17270]       Price: $375.00
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14. Her Body and Other Parties. Carmen Maria Machado.
Her Body and Other Parties. Graywolf, 2017. Soft Cover. 1st Edition. First edition (first printing). The debut by this Philadelphia author, a very well-received story collection that crosses borders between realism, science fiction, comedy and fantasy. Winner of the John Leonard Prize given by the National Book Critics Circle. Fine in pictorial wraps as issued. Signed and dated 10/4/17 (with a small "ribbon" drawing) by Machado on the title page. Fine / No Jacket.
[Book #17395]       Price: $75.00
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15. Wolf Hall. Hilary Mantel.
Wolf Hall. Fourth Estate, 2009. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The eleventh novel by the author of BEYOND BLACK and BRING UP THE BODIES, the story of Tudor England and the rise of Thomas Cromwell in the court of Henry VIII. Winner of the Man Booker Prize in Britain and the National Book Critics Circle Award and basis for the popular Masterpiece television series. Fine/Fine. Inscribed by Mantel on the title page, as follows: "Sandy, Love + thanks, Hilary Mantel, 5th May 2009." Fine / Fine.
[Book #17419]       Price: $850.00
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16. 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. Fine/Fine but for a minor push at the foot of the spine. Inscribed by McCarthy on the half-title page, as follows: "For Charley/All best/Cormac McCarthy." Fine / Fine.
[Book #17101]       Price: $2,800.00
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17. The Orchard Keeper. Cormac McCarthy.
The Orchard Keeper. Random House, 1965. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of BLOOD MERIDIAN and ALL THE PRETTY HORSES. The original first printing pages have been RE-BOUND with a black leather spine, solid burgundy colored boards and marbled end papers. Scans available on request. Fine condition throughout. Fine / No Jacket.
[Book #17368]       Price: $1,750.00
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18. Outer Dark. Cormac McCarthy.
Outer Dark. Random House, 1968. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN and ALL THE PRETTY HORSES. The original first printing pages have been RE-BOUND with a black leather spine, blue colored boards and marbled end papers. Scans available on request. Fine condition throughout. Fine / No Jacket.
[Book #17369]       Price: $1,500.00
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19. 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: $125.00
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20. Horseman, Pass By -- with Personal Letter. Larry McMurtry.
Horseman, Pass By -- with Personal Letter. Harper & Brothers, 1961. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of LONESOME DOVE and THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, a story which paints a realistic picture of "ranching Texas as it exists today." Basis for the film, HUD. Near Fine/Very Good -- a few spots of deep rubbing to the front dust jacket panel and two closed tears (one of which is repaired by tape on the reverse side). Crimping at the head and foot of the spine. Significantly, inscribed on the front free end paper by McMurtry in an early, very legible, hand, as follows: "For Larry Moskowitz. This elusive Book By someone I don't recognize. Best, Larry McMurtry." Moskowitz is a long-time book dealer who was a partner with Joseph the Provider for many years. Included with the book is an unrelated handwritten letter (in its original envelope) on McMurtry's business ("Booked Up") letterhead, which reads as follows: "14 Oct 03. Dear Mr. Loblolly (i.e., Moskowitz) Next Time you're in A C (i.e., Archer City) remind me to show you the 1st issue of item 145 in cat 21 -- one of which luckily I have. Best, L." Near Fine / Very Good.
[Book #17310]       Price: $2,000.00
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21. 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: $375.00
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22. Beloved. Toni Morrison.
Beloved. Knopf, 1987. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fifth novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author of SONG OF SOLOMON and THE BLUEST EYE, the post-Civil War story of an escaped slave who lives with her family and a disturbing, mesmerizing intruder. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and basis for the film. Fine/Near Fine -- incidental toning to the top edge of the dust jacket panels and a tiny bit of crimping at the head of the dust jacket spine. Signed by Morrison on the title page. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17375]       Price: $400.00
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23. Song of Solomon. Toni Morrison.
Song of Solomon. Knopf, 1977. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The third novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author of BELOVED and THE BLUEST EYE, the story of four generations leading up to the richest black man in a midwestern town. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Fine/Near Fine -- only incidental fading to the dust jacket spine and very minor toning to the flap edges. Signed by Morrison on the title page. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17376]       Price: $650.00
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24. The Sympathizer. Viet Thanh Nguyen.
The Sympathizer. Grove Press, 2015. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of THE REFUGEES, the well-received story of a half-French half-Vietnamese communist sleeper agent living in America after the end of the Vietnam War. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Fine/Fine. Signed by Nguyen on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17416]       Price: $300.00
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25. If I Die in a Combat Zone (Box Me Up and Ship Me Home). Tim O'Brien.
If I Die in a Combat Zone (Box Me Up and Ship Me Home). Delacorte, 1973. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first book by the author of GOING AFTER CACCIATO and THE THINGS THEY CARRIED, an intensely personal account of his year as a foot soldier in Vietnam. Near Fine/Near Fine. Light rubbing at the head and foot of the spine and a short slight fold to the front dust jacket panel, else a very clean copy. Signed "Peace, Tim O'Brien" on the title page. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17320]       Price: $1,250.00
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