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1. High-Rise. J. G. Ballard.
High-Rise. Jonathan Cape, 1975. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). A novel by the author of CRASH and EMPIRE OF THE SUN, the story of a man who leases an elegant high-rise apartment as an ideal retreat -- only to find the building's inhabitants break down into three distinct and hostile camps. Basis for the film. Fine/Near Fine -- incidental crimping at the head of the dust jacket spine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17127]       Price: $650.00
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2. Jaws -- First British Edition. Peter Benchley.
Jaws -- First British Edition. Andre Deutsch, 1974. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of THE DEEP, the iconic story of a great white shark preying on victims off the coast of Amity, a holiday resort on Long Island. Basis for the film. Near Fine/Fine but for very light toning to the dust jacket spine. Near Fine / Fine.
[Book #17140]       Price: $100.00
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3. Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn. Evan S. Connell.
Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn. North Point Press, 1984. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). A critically-acclaimed biography of George Armstrong Custer which deeply explores the personalities of Custer and other federal and Indian leaders. Basis for the television mini-series. Fine/Near Fine -- one short closed tear to the rear dust jacket panel. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17167]       Price: $75.00
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4. The Lords of Discipline. Pat Conroy.
The Lords of Discipline. Houghton Mifflin, 1980. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fourth book by the author of THE GREAT SANTINI and THE PRINCE OF TIDES, a coming of age story of race relations at the Carolina Military Institute in Charleston (The Citadel). Basis for the film. Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17138]       Price: $90.00
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5. Jurassic Park. Michael Crichton.
Jurassic Park. Knopf, 1990. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first trade printing). The seventh novel by the author of THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN and the creator of television's ER, the story of dinosaurs brought back to life using stored DNA on a remote jungle island. Basis for the film franchise. Fine/Fine but for very light fading to the letters on the dust jacket spine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17137]       Price: $100.00
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6. White Noise. Don DeLillo.
White Noise. Viking, 1985. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The eighth novel by the author of RATNER'S STAR and UNDERWORLD, the story of an "airborne toxic event" which threatens a midwestern town. Winner of the National Book Award. Fine/Fine but for a small bit of light "waviness" to the front dust jacket panel. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17166]       Price: $65.00
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7. The Man in the High Castle. Philip K. Dick.
The Man in the High Castle. Gollancz, 1975. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British Hardcover Edition (first printing). The ninth novel by the author of DO ANROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP and MINORITY REPORT, the story of a novelist who lives in a world where World War II was not won by the Allies buy by the Axis powers. Winner of the Hugo Award and basis for the television mini-series. Fine/Fine but for incidental dustiness to the top edge of the pages. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17082]       Price: $950.00
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8. Booked to Die. John Dunning.
Booked to Die. Scribners, 1992. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The third novel by the author of the Cliff Janeway series, featuring the detective/book collector as he investigates the murder of a book scout. Fine/Fine. Inscribed by Dunning on the half-title page, as follows: "To Sheri -- Best -- John Dunning -- 1-19-92." Fine / Fine.
[Book #17129]       Price: $450.00
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9. The Circle. Dave Eggers.
The Circle. Knopf/McSweeney's, 2013. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). A novel by the author of A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS and A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING, the popular story of a woman's ambition and idealism when she goes to work for the world's most powerful internet company. Basis for the film. Fine/Fine but for a light scratch to the front dust jacket panel. Signed and dated 4/24/14 by Eggers on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17170]       Price: $125.00
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10. The Ultimate Good Luck. Richard Ford.
The Ultimate Good Luck. Houghton Mifflin, 1981. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of INDEPENDENCE DAY and A PIECE OF MY HEART, the story of a couple who become ensnared in a rescue attempt from an Oaxaca prison. Fine/Near Fine -- light rubbing to the rear dust jacket panel and two short closed tears to the front jacket panel. Signed by Ford on the title page. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17165]       Price: $250.00
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11. The Tunnel. William H. Gass.
The Tunnel. Knopf, 1995. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of OMENSETTER'S LUCK, the story of an author writing the introduction to his magnum opus on the Third Reich -- which turns into a history of himself. Fine/Fine but for a slight crimp at the head of the spine and a couple of light dust spots to the top edge of the pages. Inscribed by Gass on the half title page, as follows: "For David, William H. Gass." Fine / Fine.
[Book #17161]       Price: $250.00
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12. The Nix. Nathan Hill.
The Nix. Knopf, 2016. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The debut novel by this Florida author, the sharply humorous story of a man whose mother has committed an absurd crime. A wildly ambitious tale that includes parodies of many facets of life in America over the past fifty years. Fine/Fine. Signed by Hill on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17052]       Price: $95.00
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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 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. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and basis for the film. Near Fine/Near Fine -- light rubbing at the head and foot of the spine. Signed by Ishiguro on the title page. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
[Book #17158]       Price: $125.00
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14. A Brief History of Seven Killings. Marlon James.
A Brief History of Seven Killings. Riverhead (Penguin Group), 2014. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing), The third novel by the author of THE BOOK OF NIGHT WOMEN, the fictionalized story of a dangerous and unstable time in Jamaica's history -- culminating in December, 1976 when seven gunmen stormed the house of reggae singer Bob Marley with machine guns blazing. Winner of the Man Booker Prize in Britain -- this US edition preceded the British publication. Near Fine/Fine -- crimping at the head and foot of the spine. Signed and dated 4-26-16 by James on the title page. Near Fine / Fine.
[Book #17171]       Price: $350.00
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15. The Stepford Wives. Ira Levin.
The Stepford Wives. Random House, 1972. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fourth novel by the author of ROSEMARY'S BABY and THIS PERFECT DAY, the story of a community of husbands who create the "perfect wife." Basis for the iconic film. Near Fine in an otherwise Fine price-clipped dust jacket (publisher's $4.95 sticker attached). The usual light browning to the page edges. Near Fine / Fine.
[Book #17139]       Price: $65.00
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16. All Our Wrong Todays. Elan Mastai.
All Our Wrong Todays. Dutton, 2017. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by this award-winning screenwriter, a very fun time-travel romp through alternate realities. Fine/Fine. Signed by Mastai on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17135]       Price: $60.00
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17. Shadow Country: A New Rendering of the Watson Legend. Peter Matthiessen.
Shadow Country: A New Rendering of the Watson Legend. The Modern Library (Random House), 2008. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). A new rendering of the three novels which made up the "Watson Trilogy" -- reducing the original text by about one-third and compressing the time-frame. Winner of the National Book Award. Fine/Fine but for a small spot of rubbing at the bottom of the pages. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17067]       Price: $125.00
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18. The Snow Leopard. Peter Matthiessen.
The Snow Leopard. Viking, 1978. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The story of Matthiessen's journey (with field biologist George Schaller) across the Himalaya on the Tibetan plateau to observe the blue sheep and the rarest of the great cats, the snow leopard. Winner of the National Book Award for non-fiction. Fine/Fine but for a tiny incidental fold to the dust jacket flap. Signed by Matthiessen on the title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17123]       Price: $450.00
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19. The Butcher Boy. Patrick McCabe.
The Butcher Boy. Picador (Pan), 1992. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The third novel by the Irish author of THE DEAD SCHOOL and BREAKFAST ON PLUTO, the story of a young boy whose friends turn their backs on him when he is held up for scorn by the town's "paragon of middle-class values." Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17125]       Price: $125.00
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20. Fishing the Sloe-Black River. Colum McCann.
Fishing the Sloe-Black River. Phoenix House, 1994. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The first book by the author of LET THE GREAT WORLD SPIN and SONGDOGS, a collection of stories set in Ireland and America. Fine/Fine. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17163]       Price: $55.00
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21. 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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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. Three Volume Set: The First Three Novels By Cormac McCarthy: The Orchard Keeper, Outer Dark and Child of God. Cormac McCarthy.
Three Volume Set: The First Three Novels By Cormac McCarthy: The Orchard Keeper, Outer Dark and Child of God. Random House, 1965. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Each volume is a First Edition (first printing). The first three novels by the author of BLOOD MERIDIAN and ALL THE PRETTY HORSES: "The Orchard Keeper" (1965), "Outer Dark" (1968) and "Child of God" (1973). Each of the novels has been re-bound with a black leather spine, solid colored boards (burgundy for The Orchard Keeper and Child of God and blue for Outer Dark), and marbled end papers. Each is in Fine condition (but for Child of God which is Fine but for a small light stain to the top edge of the pages near the spine). The uniform size and style makes this an attractive set. Fine / No Jacket.
[Book #17090]       Price: $4,500.00
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24. Nutshell. Ian McEwan.
Nutshell. Jonathan Cape, 2016. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The most recent novel by the author of ATONEMENT, the story of a wife's betrayal of her husband -- told from the perspective of her unborn child. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Fine/Fine. Signed by McEwan on the half title page. Fine / Fine.
[Book #17051]       Price: $45.00
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25. The Cement Garden. Ian McEwan.
The Cement Garden. Jonathan Cape, 1978. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of ATONEMENT and ENDURING LOVE, an evocation of a society of young people suddenly relieved of adult supervision. Basis for the film. Near Fine/Fine -- slight fading to the topstain which is usual for this title. Signed by McEwan on the title page. Near Fine / Fine.
[Book #17064]       Price: $500.00
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