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Six-Hundred Hours of a Life, or: They Say You Get 630,270, But I Don't Like to Assume

By: Lancaster, Craig

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Billings, MT, A Mind Adrift Creative Works: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18794


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 256. Signed by author on title page. Tan wraps. Creasing to front wrap. The first rendition, self-published by Lancaster, of what became the award-winning, best-selling 600 Hours of Edward. First Edition. View more info

Cancerqueen

By: Landolfi, Tommasco

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press: 1971

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 1418


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 276. Black boards, pictorial jacket. Jacket is price-clipped, with moderate wear, small tears and chips, and is price-clipped. Boards are bumped and worn. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Mariposa's Song

By: LaSalle, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9231


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 146. Black boards with green text on spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Canyon Secret

By: Lee, Patrick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kalispell, MT, Patrick C. Lee, Inc.: 2008

Seller ID: 10207


Octavao (21.5cm), pp. 277. Some curling at corners. View more info

Darlington's Fall

By: Leithauser, Brad

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2002

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10623


Octavo (22cm), pp. 311. Dark yellow cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Jacket has light edge wear, small stain at top of back board. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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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Pecked to Death by Swans

By: Lux, Thomas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Easthampton, MA, Adastra Press: 1993

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 7665


Small octavo (20 cm), unpaginated. Limited edition of 300 copies. Grey wraps with blue and red lettering. Hand-sewn, letterpress mid-career chapbook by Massachusetts native Lux, whose "haunted, ironic poems ... owe much to the Neo-surrealist movement in the 1970s." (Poetry Foundation) First Edition. 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