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1. 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 Near Fine/Fine -- an exceptionally clean dust jacket originally made available by Shasta Publishers to subscribers.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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2. 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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3. 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: $275.00
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4. 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: $350.00
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5. 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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6. 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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7. 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: $40.00
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8. History of Wolves. Emily Fridlund.
History of Wolves. Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of CATAPULT, the northern Minnesota story of a young girl who becomes the babysitter for the little boy of an unusual young couple over the course of a summer. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in Britain. Fine/Fine. Signed by Fridlund on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17278]       Price: $65.00
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9. "F" is for Fugitive -- with Personal Inscription. Sue Grafton.
"F" is for Fugitive -- with Personal Inscription. Henry Holt, 1989. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The sixth novel in the popular alphabetical Kinsey Millhone mystery series. Near Fine/Near Fine -- very light toning to the dust jacket flaps. Inscribed by Grafton on the title page, as follows: "For Nancy Nieboer ... "F" is for friendship. Best of luck with your own book, too. For encouragement try Lawrence Block's Writing the Novel from plot to print or anything else of his. Sue 4-15-89." Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17346]       Price: $100.00
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10. 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 #17452]       Price: $500.00
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11. 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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12. 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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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 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 coutryside school who are sheltered from the outside world -- for a reason. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and basis for the film. Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17328]       Price: $175.00
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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 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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15. When We Were Orphans. Kazuo Ishiguro.
When We Were Orphans. Knopf, 2000. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first U.S. printing). The fifth novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author of THE REMAINS OF THE DAY and NEVER LET ME GO, the story of a celebrated detective's return to his childhood home in Shanghai to solve the mystery of the mysterious disappeance of his parents. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize in Britain. Near Fine/Fine -- a little light bumping to the top of the front board and textblock. Inscribed by Ishiguro, as follows: "To Dan, Kazuo Ishiguro" on the title page. Near Fine / Fine.
[Book #17361]       Price: $75.00
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16. 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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17. 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: $45.00
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18. 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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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: $75.00
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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 was 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: $350.00
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22. 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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23. Eileen. Ottessa Moshfegh.
Eileen. Penguin Press, 2015. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The second book by the author of MY YEAR OF REST AND RELAXATION, the very well-received story of a woman who is drawn into a crime that surpasses her wildest imaginings while working as the secretary at a boy's prison. Winner of the PEN Hemingway Award and shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Man Booker Prize. Fine/Fine. Signed by Moshfegh on the half title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17124]       Price: $200.00
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24. My Year of Rest and Relaxation. Ottessa Moshfegh.
My Year of Rest and Relaxation. Penguin Press, 2018. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The second full novel by the author of EILEEN, the story of a young woman's efforts to "duck the world by embarking on an extended hibernation." Fine/Fine. Signed by Moshfegh on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17465]       Price: $45.00
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25. 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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