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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: $250.00
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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 Near Fine/Fine -- an exceptionally clean dust jacket originally made available by Shasta Publishers to subscribers.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: $300.00
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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: $650.00
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5. 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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6. 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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7. 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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8. 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: $100.00
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9. "A" is for Alibi. Sue Grafton.
"A" is for Alibi. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel in the popular alphabetical Kinsey Millhone mystery series. Fine/Fine but for a slightly rubbed corner. Signed by Grafton on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17532]       Price: $750.00
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10. Florida. Lauren Groff.
Florida. Riverhead (Penguin Group), 2018. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The second story collection by the author of ARCADIA and FATES AND FURIES. A finalist for this year's National Book Award. Fine/Fine. Signed by Groff on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17522]       Price: $35.00
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11. Asymmetry. Lisa Halliday.
Asymmetry. Simon & Schuster, 2018. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The debut novel by this author who currently lives in Milan, Italy, the well-received story of a young editor's tender affair with a famous older writer juxtaposed with the story of an economist held at Heathrow Airport on his way to visit his brother in Kurdistan. Near Fine/Near Fine -- light bumping at the head and foot of the spine. Signed by Halliday on the title page. Near Fine / Fine.
[Book #17542]       Price: $45.00
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12. 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: $2,000.00
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13. 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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14. Until I Find You. John Irving.
Until I Find You. Random House, 2005. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The eleventh novel by the author of THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP, the story of a Hollywood actor who is "shaped by his relationships with older women." Fine/Fine. Signed by Irving on the title page. AW. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17548]       Price: $45.00
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15. An Artist of the Floating World. Kazuo Ishiguro.
An Artist of the Floating World. 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 aging Japanese painter who assesses a career that coincided with the rise of Japanese militarism. Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. This is the first issue, printed by Butler & Tanner. Fine/Fine but for slight "waviness" to the rear dust jacket panel and a tiny bit of crimping at the foot of the spine -- a very clean copy. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17524]       Price: $200.00
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16. 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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17. 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: $300.00
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18. 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: $500.00
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19. 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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20. 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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21. An American Marriage. Tayari Jones.
An American Marriage. Algonquin, 2018. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fourth novel by the author of SILVER SPARROW, the story of a young Southern couple whose lives are ripped apart when the man is arrested for a crime he did not commit. An OPRAH selection and longlisted for this year's National Book Award. Fine/Fine. Signed by Jones on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17520]       Price: $35.00
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22. The Beekeeper's Apprentice or On The Segregation of the Queen. Laurie R. King.
The Beekeeper's Apprentice or On The Segregation of the Queen. St. Martin's Press, 1994. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first book in the Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series by the author of A GRAVE TALENT. Fine/Fine but for slight crimping at the head and foot of the spine. Signed "and for Vinnie/Laurie R. King" on the dedication page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17528]       Price: $125.00
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23. 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: $45.00
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24. Gun, with Occasional Music. Jonathan Lethem.
Gun, with Occasional Music. Harcourt Brace, 1994. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first book by the author of THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, a "science fiction mystery" about a private detective who finds himself caught in a crossfire between the law and a group of gangsters. Fine/Fine. Inscribed by Lethem on the title page, as follows: "For Larry Owens -- Beware the wrath of the kangaroo! All best, Jonathan Lethem." Fine / Fine.
[Book #17550]       Price: $45.00
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25. The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game. Michael Lewis.
The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game. Norton, 2006. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The popular story of a rich, Evangelical, Republican family who takes in a kid from the streets -- who, in turn, becomes one of the most highly regarded players in the National Football League by the author of LIAR'S POKER and MONEYBALL. Basis for the award-winning film. Fine/Fine but for a tiny bit of crimping at the head and foot of the spine. Signed by Lewis on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #16799]       Price: $75.00
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