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Martyr of the Catacombs
1 Martyr of the Catacombs
Nelson & Phillips/1865 
Hardcover. A very scarce edition. VG, bound in brown full leather with gilt embossed title and decorations. Two raised bands on spine. Illustrated with four full page wood engravings and numerous wood engravings in text. 202 pp. plus 8 pages of publisher's adverts. There is light foxing to the epps and pages. The hinges and epps are sound. 
Price: 825.00 USD
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The Thing Around Your Neck, Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
2 Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi The Thing Around Your Neck
Alfrad A Knopf/ 2009 0307271072 / 9780307271075 First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Signed and Inscribed By Author
Signed by the author, with inscription "To Nancy". The book would be fine but for light blue smudge on small area of the long page edges. In ,mylar sleeve. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Novel With Cocaine, Ageyev, M.
3 Ageyev, M. Novel With Cocaine
Dutton/ 1984 0525242945 / 9780525242949 First American Edition Hard Cover VG+ VG+ 
Translated by Michael Henry Heim. An unmarked book in unclipped ($15.95) dustjacket In protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Kindness of Women, Ballard, J.G.
4 Ballard, J.G. The Kindness of Women
Farrar, Straus & Gliroux 1991 0374181101 / 9780374181109 First American Edition Hard Cover VG+ VG+ 
A sequel to Empire of the Sun. In mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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War Fever, Ballard, J.G.
5 Ballard, J.G. War Fever
London Collins, London 1990 0002237709 / 9780002237703 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
This is the first hardcover gathering of these stories, which first appeared in periodicals. The dustjacket has light wear on the rear corners, and is now in a protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Wait For the New Grass, Birne, Henry
6 Birne, Henry Wait For the New Grass
St. Martins Press/ 1961 Hard Cover Very Good Fair 
First Edition Hardcover, Review copy, with Publisher's slip laid in. The unclipped dustjacket has rubbing and edgewear with nicks, and one 3/8" closed tear. In mylar sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Orenda, Boyden, Joseph
7 Boyden, Joseph The Orenda
Alfred A Knopf 2014 Advanced Uncorrected Proof Soft Cover Fine 
Book is in excellent condition, bound in white stiff wrappers (see photo). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Willard and His Bowling Trophies: A Perverse Mystery, Brautigan, Richard
8 Brautigan, Richard Willard and His Bowling Trophies: A Perverse Mystery
Simon & Schuster/ 1975 0671220659 / 9780671220655 First Edition, First Printing Very Good Very Good 
Book has S&S remainder mark and previous owner's name, ffep in an unclipped dusatjacket that has a S&S price sticker ($7.95) over the original, on front flap. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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A Closed Eye, Brookner, Anita
9 Brookner, Anita A Closed Eye
Random House 1991 0394222679 / 9780394222677 First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
In protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Dolly, Brookner, Anita
10 Brookner, Anita Dolly
Random House 1993 0679423184 / 9780679423188 First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
In protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Who's On First, Buckley, William F.
11 Buckley, William F. Who's On First
Doubleday/ 1980 0385152310 / 9780385152310 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover VG+ VG+ 
An unmarked book, in a price-clipped dustjacket. In mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Works - 15 Volumes of a 16 Volume Set, Burroughs, John
12 Burroughs, John Works - 15 Volumes of a 16 Volume Set
Houghton-Mifflin, The Riverside Press, Cambridge/1895-1912 
Hardcovers. Titles in this set are; Wake-Robin, Winter Sunshine, Locusts and Wild Honey, Fresh Fields, Indoor Studies, Pepacton and Other Sketches, Signs and Seasons, Riverby, Whitman: a Study, The Light of Day, Literary Values, Far and Near, Ways of Nature, Leaf and Tendril, Time and Change. Missing is: Birds and Poets, and The Summit of the Years. All are in VG condition, in original olive green cloth with gilt titles. teg. Very light rubbing at spine ends. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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13 Cabell, James Branch The Devil's Own Dear Son: A Comedy of the Fatted Calf
Farrar, Strauss and Company/1949 
First Edition Hardcover. 209 (1) pp. VG in green cloth, in G+ price-clipped dustjacket that has rubbing and edgewear, with a large chip and closed tear at top spine that has been internally tape repaired. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Chabon, Michael The Yiddish Policeman's Union
HarperCollins/2007 
ISBN: 0007149824. First Edition Hardcover. Fine book in Fine dustjacket. In mylar sleeve. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Await Your Reply, Chaon, Dan
15 Chaon, Dan Await Your Reply
Ballantine Books/ 2009 0345476026 / 9780345476029 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
In mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Charles Dickens, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Allan Poe, MarkTwain Classics of World Literature: Charles Dickens, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain - 4 Volumes in Slipcase
Chatham River Press/1982 
Hardcovers. All volumes are in Fine condition, unread, in half-leatherette and cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. aeg. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Man Who Would Be God, Chevalier, Haakon
17 Chevalier, Haakon The Man Who Would Be God
G.P. Putnams Sons/ 1959 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 
LCCN: 59-12001. An unmarked book in an unclipped dustjacket that has shelfwear, including small chips and two long closed tear at rear. In mylar sleeve. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Little Green Men, Christopher Buckley
18 Christopher Buckley Little Green Men
Random House 1999 0679452931 / 9780679452935 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
Signed on a Barnes & Noble bookplate, on the half title page. Dustjacket is in a protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Shogun:  Novel of Japan, Clavell, James
19 Clavell, James Shogun: Novel of Japan
Atheneum 1975 0689105657 / 9780689105654 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good VG+ 
Author's third novel. The spine of the book is bowed, as is common in this edition, and the top edge is faded. Otherwise, this is a clean, tight and unmarked book, in a VG+ unclipped ($10.95) dustjacket that has only mild edgewear. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Tai-Pan, Clavell, James
20 Clavell, James Tai-Pan
Atheneum 1966 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover VG+ VG+ 
Author's second novel. The book is clean and tight, with no markings. It is in a price-clipped dustjacket that has creases on front flap, a sunned spine nand one small nick on top spine. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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