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The Mayor of Casterbridge

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press: 1964

Seller ID: 18743

Condition: Fine


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 318. Full blue leather with gilt decorations and text. Four raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Yellow silk ribbon bookmark sewn in. Decorative endpapers. Publisher's pamphlet, "Notes from the Archives" laid in. Illustrated with wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. Introduction by Frank Swinnerton. Appears unread. View more info

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The White Rainbow

By: Harrington, Alan

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown & Co.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23212

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 379. Signed and inscribed on free front endpaper to his friends, Tom and Dee Cox of Tucson, Arizona. Jacket with Aztec-style design, orange boards with black quarter binding. Spine is mildly cocked, jacket has moderate edge wear with several small closed tears, binding glue visible through endpapers. This was Harrington's third novel, a darkly humorous thriller that was named a notable book of the year by the New York Times Book Review. Inscribee To... View more info

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The Road Home

By: Harrison, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Atlantic: 1998

Seller ID: 16244

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 416. Uncorrected proof. Tan wraps with brown text. Minor bumping to corners. Continues the family saga begun in "Dalva." View more info

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Brown Dog

By: Harrison, Jim

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17541

ISBN: 0802120113

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 525. Signed by author on tipped-in page. Yellow boards with black titling, pictorial jacket art by Russell Chatham. Jacket has small closed tear, corners bumped. Published toward the end of Harrison's life, this compilation collects all the author's Brown Dog stories in one volume, with the addition of one previously-unpublished piece. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Saving Daylight

By: Harrison, Jim

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Port Townsend, WA, Copper Canyon Press: 2006

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26171

ISBN: 1556592353

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 123. Signed by author on title page. Tan cloth boards with gilt spine text and author's facsimile signature blind stamped on front board. Blue endpapers. Jacket featuring artwork by Russell Chatham. Small ink mark (3/16") on bottom of jacket spine, else fine. Orr & Torry, A51.b. Harrison's tenth book of poems that came after a ten-year break. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Dead Man's Float

By: Harrison, Jim

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Port Townsend, Copper Canyon Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26174

ISBN: 1556594453

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 107. Dark blue cloth with silver spine text and fascimile signature blind stamped on front board. Pictorial jacket featuring Russell Chatham painting, "Hayfields on the Cottonwood Bench." Harrison's final book of poetry, published just a couple months before his passing. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Beauty

By: Hart, Howard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: San Francisco, City Lights Books: 1988

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 6769


12mo (17.8 cm) pp. [10]. Accordion Series #4, designed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Near fine condition. Very slight wear around edges, minor corner bumping, very clean text, solid construction. A single, long leaf folded accordion-style, pasted into gray, folded cardstock cover with City Lights logo. First Edition. View more info

Following Tommy

By: Hartley, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts, Cervena Barva Press: 2012

Seller ID: 9386

ISBN: 0983104182

Condition: Fine


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 104. View more info

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Armadillo in the Grass

By: Hearon, Shelby

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Pressworks: 1983

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10918

ISBN: 0939722208

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 150. 1983 reprint of 1968 original. Author signed on introduction page, signed and inscribed by Hearon to author and naturalist Terry Tempest Williams: "Reprint of my first novel, full of natural history and mother-loss. Fondly, Shelby." Jacket and boards with only slight wear. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Scat (Japanese Language Edition)

By: Hiaasen, Carl

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tokyo, 2010

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 5306

ISBN: 4652079753

Condition: new


Duodecimo (19 cm), pp. 481. Unknown edition. Signed by author on title page. Pictorial jacket, green boards with animal track motif. Japanese translation by Shigeki Chiba. Hiaasen's third young adult novel sends a pair of teenagers up against an oil company, with the bad guys losing in spectacular fashion. Dust jacket present. View more info

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East of Denver

By: Hill, Gregory

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19806

ISBN: 0525952799

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 264. Beige boards with blue quarter paper and silver spine text. Pictoral jacket of an airplane flying over a windmill. Light bumping to corners and edge wear to jacket. Remainder mark on bottom of text block. A dark-comic novel by the lead singer and guitarist of The Babysitters. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Falling Angel

By: Hjortsberg, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1978

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23857

ISBN: 0151301182

Condition: Very good


Signed with dated inscription by author on front free endpaper to writer Beef Torrey and his then-girlfriend Melissa: "To Beef and Melissa- On the long and winding trail to Nirvana... and beyond." Octavo (21 cm), pp. 243. Golden paper boads with red quarter cloth, pictorial jacket. Jacket is clipped with rubbing and moderate edge wear, text block has foxing. Originally published in 1978, Falling Angel was turned into the steamy horror movie Angel Heart in 1987. D... View more info

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Mai-Dee of the Mountains

By: Hollister, Mary Brewster

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Fleming H. Revell: 1933

Seller ID: 18688

Condition: Very good


12mo (19.5 cm), pp. 153. Unknown edition (presumed first). Black cloth boards with yellow text and border. Foxing to endpapers, previous owners and other pencil notations, and "15" in black crayon, on front free endpaper. Boards show frayed edges and discoloring along fore-edge. No jacket. View more info

Mirror's Fathom

By: Hough, Sheridan

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Macon, GA, Mercer University Press: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9373

ISBN: 0881464015

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 247. Blue boards with silver text on spine. Appears unread. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Blazing World

By: Hustvedt, Siri

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 19994

ISBN: 1476747237

Condition: Near fine


Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Octavo (23 cm), pp. 357. Goldenrod boards with red quarter binding, red jacket. Jacket with light edge wear, also along flap creases. Spine bumped at tail. Long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Perfume Burned His Eyes

By: Imperioli, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Akashic Books: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25998

ISBN: 1617756202

Condition: Near fine


12mo (18.5 cm), pp. 253. Signed and inscribed by author on half-title page: "To ---, with every best wish, Michael Imperioli." Black boards with silver spine text. Photographic jacket. Slight spotting on text block and slight wear to spine ends, else fine. A novel featuring Lou Reed as an "unorthodox father figure" to a teenage boy, by the co-screenwriter of Spike Lee's Summer of Sam, and award-winning actor from The Sopranos. Dust jacket present. First E... View more info

Love's Winning Plays

By: Inman Majors

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8557

ISBN: 0393062805

Condition: Fine


Octavo. 256pp. Appears unread. Red boards with gray quarter cloth binding and silver text on spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Three Squares A Day With Occasional Torture

By: Innis, Julie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Portland, Foxhead Books: 2012

Seller ID: 9387

ISBN: 0984748644

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21.5), pp. 187. View more info

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Ridin' With Ray and The Old Game

By: Jackson, Jon A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Neville Books: 1995

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 19414

Condition: Fine


Limited edition (#13/326), signed by author on colophon page. Octavo (22 cm), pp. 40. Black slipcase with navy blue boards (no jacket), silver titling. Illustrations by Barnaby Conrad. An essay recalling the author's friendship with Raymond Carver, along with a short story featuring Detective Mulheisen. View more info

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Hell is Empty

By: Johnson, Craig

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 2011

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16929

ISBN: 0670022772

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 312. Second printing. Signed and inscribed by author on title page to environmental activist Denise Boggs: "To Denise, Maybe it does freeze over. Yr pal, Craig Johnson." Brown paper boards with gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Slight bumping at head/tail of spine, jacket has small closed tear at tail of spine. This 7th book in the Sheriff Longmire series pits Walt against the elements during a mystic episode on a mountain in a blizzard. Dust ja... View more info