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This Is How It Ends

By: Macmahon, Kathleen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 9263

ISBN: 1455511315

Condition: Near fine


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 Last Night

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Targ Editions: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17602

Condition: Near fine


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

ISBN: 0316544108

Condition: Very good


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

ISBN: 093571605X

Condition: Fine


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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17601

Condition: Very good


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

Condition: Near fine


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

ISBN: 1579660843

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 1596430400

Condition: Near fine


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

ISBN: 0679640193

Condition: Near fine


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: $85.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1978

Seller ID: 19174

Condition: Very good


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

Without Sin

By: McCabe, David S.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Sunstone: 2012

Seller ID: 9384

ISBN: 0865348782

Condition: Near fine


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

Condition: Very good


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

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Outer Dark

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $875.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23301

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 242. Gray boards with blue quarter cloth, publisher's ink on top edge, deckle edge. Jacket with author photo and original $4.95 price. Corners bumped and spine is cocked, jacket with scratches and closed tears. Upper board has thin line of moisture damage along bottom edge that does not affect jacket or pages. Red D stamped on free front endpaper indicates this was one of the 815 copies originally remaindered by the publisher. "Outer Dark is an ... View more info

Playing Off the Rail: A Pool Hustler's Journey

By: McCumber, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1996

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8686

ISBN: 0679423745

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 366. Inscribed and signed by author, "For Don, gratefully" on full title page. Blue boards with teal quarter cloth binding and gilt on spine. Some sunning on top of front board, slight bumping on spine ends. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Gallatin Canyon

By: McGuane, Thomas

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26490

ISBN: 1400041562

Condition: Near fine


Signed by author Octavo (22 cm), pp. 220. Dark brown boards with tan quarter cloth and gilt spine text. Deckle edge. Minor bumping to boards at spine ends. A collection of short stories by the author called "a virtuoso ... a writer of the first magnitude" by the New York Times Book Review. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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To Skin a Cat

By: McGuane, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1986

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23816

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21 cm), unpaginated. Advance limited publication of the title story from McGuane's short story collection. Signed by author, #34 of 250. Includes letter laid in from editor Seymour Lawrence to booksellers. Light tanning along staplebound spine. View more info

Montana, Warts and All The Best From Our First Decade

By: McMillion, Scott [Montana Quarterly]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Montana Quarterly: 2015

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13977

ISBN: 0996745505

Condition: New


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 337. Signed by editor Scott McMillion on title page. The best from the award-winning Montana Quarterly featuring writing by Malcolm Brooks, Tim Cahill, Pete Fromm, Allen Morris Jones, William Kittredge, Craig Lancaster, Maryanne Vollers and many others. View more info

Cubop City Blues

By: Medina, Pablo

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9222

ISBN: 0802119840

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 260. Black boards with yellow text on spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Memoirs of Sir James Melville of Halhill

By: Melville, James Sir

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1969

Seller ID: 15691

Condition: Fine


Octavo (24.5 cm), 194. Dark green cloth with gilt decorative crown motif and titling. Publisher's ink on top edge of text block. Light green slipcase. Illustrative plates in color, including frontispiece. Index. Slipcase has light wear on bottom edge, and faint shadow lines from sun exposure. View more info

Return to Peyton Place

By: Metalious, Grace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Messner: 1959

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 1644

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 256. Red boards with black spine text. Very slight bumping to spine corners. Jacket with light creasing on top edge and 1/2" tear at bottom. Sequel to the best-selling "Peyton Place." Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info