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Gardens in the Dunes

By: Leslie Marmon Silko

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10064


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 479. Light brown quarter paper over yellow boards, with silver lettering on spine. Jacket has price sticker residue on front; remainder mark on bottom edge. Award-winning Tucson writer Silko's third novel. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Power of Blackness

By: Levin, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17704


Octavo (20 cm), pp. 263, ix. Black cloth with silver titling, black, white and gray jacket, red publisher's ink on top edge. Boards have light edge wear, jacket is clipped with rubbing, small chips and closed tears. Former owner's name on free front endpaper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Abysmal Brute

By: London, Jack

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24543


Duodecimo (17.8 cm), pp. [iv], [2], 3-169, [3]. Olive green cloth boards with yellow and black (poss. very dark green) titling and designs. Deckle edge. Frontispiece illustration by Gordon Grant. Tissue paper intact. One page of advertisements. Minor edge wear and front hinge starting. Previous owner's name and date (Feb 1916) in pencil on front free endpaper. No jacket. One of London's boxing-themed novels, based on a plot outline he bought from a young Sinclair Lewis (... View more info

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Trapper Jack & the Three Toed Wolf

By: Mabin, F. Mick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bismarck, ND, F. Mick Mabin: 1988

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15004


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 44. Signed and inscribed by author, copy number 156 of 500 printed. Stapled binding, black and white cover art and illustrations by Mabin. Material laid in includes three typewritten poems, plus a note from Mabin to Billings friend Tom Rius dated 1988 that reads in part, "I am trying to talk my wife into letting me go back to the stud house in K.C. for a while, but I am not having much luck. So I have had portraits made up of my Cock at half mast... View more info

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A River Runs Through It and Other Stories

By: Maclean, Norman [Signed]

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1976

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23539


Third printing. Octavo (21.5 cm), pp.xiv, 217. The "Blue Book" edition: Blue cloth with silver titling, blue dust jacket with mountain stream on front, author photo on back. Presentation copy dated and signed by Maclean on front free endpaper to David J. Maclay, of the Bitterroot Valley ranching family: "Missoula/ April 6, 1977/ To David Maclay,/ of one of Montana's greatest families/ Norman Maclean." Signed underneath by Maclay. Includes three semi-autobiographical nove... View more info

This Is How It Ends

By: Macmahon, Kathleen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 9263


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 346. First American edition. Blue boards with navy blue quarter cloth and silver text on spine. Minor sunning on edges of boards, some bumping on tail of spine. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The Naked and the Dead

By: Mailer, Normal

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19778


First state, with publisher's device on colophon page, and Stanley Rinehart's review on both flaps. Octavo (21 cm), pp. 721. Jacket and boards are both well-worn, particuarly along spine and at corners. Jacket is price clipped, with a long closed tear across the front--as well as other smaller tears--repaired with tape on the underside. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Last Night

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Targ Editions: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17602


Octavo (24.5 cm), pp. 31. Limited signed edition. Decorative paper boards with red quarter cloth binding, parchment dustwrapper. Parchment has smudges. A story of ecological disaster first printed by Esquire in 1962. Bill of sale from the William Reese Company laid in. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Ancient Evenings

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17603


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 707. Limited signed edition (#92/350). Beige cloth with hieroglyphics stamped on upper board, red cloth slipcase with paper label. Slipcase has light rubbing along bottom edge, small tear starting at rear pastedown (3/4"). Mailer's historical novel of ancient Egypt is awash in a sea of sex, violence and mythology. First Edition. View more info

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Of a Small and Modest Malignancy, Wicked and Bristling with Dots

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Northridge, CA, Lord John Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17600


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 102. Limited signed edition (#215/300). Decorative paper boards with black quarter cloth, in brown cloth slipcase. Slipcase has a little rubbing on the bottom edge. An essay Mailer wrote after his infamous 1971 appearance on the Dick Cavett Show, in which he spars with Cavett and writers Gore Vidal and Janet Flanner. First Edition. View more info

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The Last Night

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Targ Editions: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17601


Octavo (24.5 cm), pp. 31. Limited signed edition. Decorative paper boards with red quarter cloth binding, parchment dustwrapper. Light corner wear, and also to tail of spine. Parchment has smudges. A story of ecological disaster first printed by Esquire in 1962. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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A Transit to Narcissus A Facsimile of the Original Transcript

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Howard Fertig, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19779


Quarto (28 cm), pp. xi, [xii-xiv], 738, plus appendices. Beige cloth boards with tan dust jacket. Includes appendices A through G, introduction by the author and editorial note by the publisher. Jacket is sunned along spine, front flap dog-eared. Slight bumping at head of spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Shrapnel

By: Manilla, Marie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Montgomery, AL, River City Publishing: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9393


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 329. Blue boards with silver text on spine and front board. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Lost in America

By: Marilyn Sachs

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press: 2005

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 6291


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 150. Signed and inscribed by both the author and Fanny Krieger, the real person that the book's protagonist is based on. Sachs signed "Best wishes, Marilyn Sachs, September 2005" and Krieger signed "Mielleurs voeux (French: 'best wishes'), Fanny K." "A glimpse in the life of your new friend, the last year in America (crossed out) France the first year in America. Love, Fanny." Red boards with blue half-cloth, gilt spine text wi... View more info

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Shadow Country

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17552


Octavo (20 cm), pp. 892. Signed by author on half title page. Gray boards with gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Jacket and boards are slightly bumped at tail of spine. Reviews laid in from The New York Times and the New York Review of Books. Matthiessen's re-working of his Watson trilogy won the 2008 National Book Award for fiction, making him the only author to win in both fiction and nonfiction categories (for his 1978 book, The Snow Leopard). Matthiessen spent years on... View more info

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The Snow Leopard

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $850.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17553


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 338. Signed by author on half title page. Dark blue boards with silver spine titling, blue medallion. Pictorial jacket and endpapers (maps of the Tibetan Plateau and Inner Dolpo). Jacket and boards with very slight corner wear, jacket with a few small closed tears and foxing on underside. Reviewers critiqued this double National Book Award-winner (1979 and 1980), for the way Matthiessen folded natural history, personal tragedy and religion into a trav... View more info

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The Snow Leopard

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1978

Seller ID: 19174


Limited edition published for The First Edition Club. Octavo (23 cm), pp. 348. Leather bound with gilt titling, ruled spine, satin endpapers and gilt edges. Includes special introduction to this edition by Matthiessen. Spine and edges have light scuffing. Reviewers critiqued this double National Book Award-winner (1979 and 1980), for the way Matthiessen folded natural history, personal tragedy and religion into a travel memoir (Roberson, I295-347), but the book proved to... View more info

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The Red and the White

By: Max Crawford

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Max Crawford: 1996

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1182


Presentation copy inscribed by author to Montana journalist Thomas Goltz: "Goltz- 1. E4, check and mate. Max." Quarto (25.5 cm), pp. [8], 1-700, [4]. One of 200 privately printed copies (by Thomson-Shore). Black boards with red and white debossed characters and lettering on front cover and spine. No jacket as issued. Spine slightly cocked, light stain on lower board. This novel about the British in pre-revolutionary China is one of five novels privately printed b... View more info

Without Sin

By: McCabe, David S.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Sunstone: 2012

Seller ID: 9384


Octavo (23cm), pp. 275. Light wear at top corner. View more info

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All the Pretty Horses

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17574


Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 298. Signed limited edition, advance proof in publisher's cardstock folding box. Upper corner of book is crimped, else fine. Box is worn at corners and missing material at one corner. First book of McCarthy's iconic Border Trilogy. View more info