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1. The Handmaid's Tale. Margaret Atwood.
The Handmaid's Tale. Houghton Mifflin, 1986. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first U.S. printing). The sixth novel by the author of THE BLIND ASSASSIN and ORYX AND CRAKE, the acclaimed story of a monolithic theocracy set in the near future -- where the Book of Genesis is taken absolutely at its word, creating bizarre consequences for women. Winner of the Governor General's Award in Canada and shortlisted for the Booker Prize in Britain. Basis for the popular television series. Fine/Fine but for a hint of the usual toning to the dust jacket spine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17256]       Price: $250.00
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2. 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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3. 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 and GLAMORAMA, the story of young affluent Los Angelinos who have experienced sex, drugs and disaffection at too early an age. Basis for the film. Fine/Near Fine -- a little scratching to the rear dust jacket panel. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17314]       Price: $250.00
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4. Independence Day -- Signed Copy With Handwritten Card. Richard Ford.
Independence Day -- Signed Copy With Handwritten Card. 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. Signed by Ford on the title page. Additionally, this copy includes a handwritten postcard which reads as follows: "Dear Mr. H - Mr. ---- ---- has his side of the street to work; I have mine. He goes with my bargain with the world. I can't complain in good faith. Maybe if my book were better, he'd have liked it better. Who knows? Best wishes to you, Richard Ford." Fine / Fine.
[Book #17219]       Price: $125.00
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5. "C" is for Corpse. Sue Grafton.
"C" is for Corpse. Henry Holt, 1986. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The third novel in the alphabetical Kinsey Milllhone series. Fine/Fine. Signed by Grafton on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17294]       Price: $450.00
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6. Exit West. Mohsin Hamid.
Exit West. Hamish Hamilton, 2017. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The fourth novel by the author of THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST and MOTH SMOKE, the story of a young refugee couple who journey across borders and continents. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Fine/Fine. Signed by Hamid on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17267]       Price: $100.00
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7. 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. Needless to say, the AbeBooks stock photo for this book is incorrect !!! Near Fine / Very Good.
[Book #17175]       Price: $950.00
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8. 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: $1,900.00
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9. 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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10. The World According to Garp. John Irving.
The World According to Garp. Dutton, 1978. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fouth novel by the author of A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY, the acclaimed story of a man with a famous mother who reaches for fame himself. Winner of the National Book Award and basis for the film. Near Fine-/Near Fine. Light rubbing to the dust jacket corner tips. Signed by Irving on the title page. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17266]       Price: $550.00
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11. 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 Nobel Prize-winning author of THE REMAINS OF THE DAY and WHEN WE WERE ORPHANS, 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. Fine/Fine. Signed by Ishiguro on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17299]       Price: $350.00
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12. 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 AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD and NEVER LET ME GO, the story of an aging butler's six-day motoring tour which is disturbed by the memories of his lifetime in service. Winner of the Booker Prize and basis for the award-winning film. Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17289]       Price: $500.00
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13. The Unconsoled. Kazuo Ishiguro.
The Unconsoled. Faber and Faber, 1995. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The fourth novel by the author of THE REMAINS OF THE DAY, the story of an internationally renown musician who checks into a hotel in Central Europe without a memory of his purpose for being there. Winner of the Cheltenham Prize. Near Fine/Fine. Signed by Ishiguro on the title page. Near Fine / Fine.
[Book #17300]       Price: $125.00
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14. When We Were Orphans. Kazuo Ishiguro.
When We Were Orphans. Faber and Faber, 2000. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The fifth novel by the 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. Fine/Fine. Signed by Ishiguro on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17318]       Price: $200.00
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15. 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: $150.00
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16. 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. Fine/Fine. Signed by Johnson on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17192]       Price: $100.00
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17. 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: $450.00
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18. The Leavers. Lisa Ko.
The Leavers. Algonquin, 2017. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The debut novel by this New York City author, the well-received story of a young undocumented Chinese immigrant boy who struggles with his adoptive parents' desire to assimilate. Winner of the PEN/Bellweather Prize and shortlisted for the National Book Award. Fine/Fine. Signed by Ko on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17272]       Price: $50.00
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19. 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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20. 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: $3,000.00
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21. 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 ALLTHE PRETTY HORSES, 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 during the previous 25 years. Fine/Near Fine -- a couple of tiny nicks to the foot of the dust jacket spine and just a hint of the usual toning to the jacket flaps. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17304]       Price: $2,500.00
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22. 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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23. Suttree. Cormac McCarthy.
Suttree. Random House, 1979. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fourth novel by the acclaimed author of BLOOD MERIDIAN and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, the story of a fisherman who lives in a dilapidated houseboat on the river in Knoxville, Tennessee. Near Fine/Near Fine -. A couple spots of very light soiling to the boards and light fading to the orange outline of the letters on the dust jacket spine. A 1/2 " closed tear at the head of the jacket spine. Makes a clean appearance. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17308]       Price: $1,250.00
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24. Crazy Horse. Larry McMurtry.
Crazy Horse. Viking Penguin, 1999. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). A biography published as part of the "Penguin Lives" series by the author of LONESOME DOVE and THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, the story of the great Sioux warrior who became the reluctant leader at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Fine/Fine. Signed by McMurtry on the front free end paper. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17218]       Price: $300.00
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25. 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: $2,400.00
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