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Westlake, Donald

Good Behavior

Cloth Covered Boards(Slipcase). Special Limited Edition, #851 of 1000 produced exclusively for Neiman-Marcus. 4to, 244 pp. Clean, crisp and tight contents and end pages. Numbered and signed by author. Fresh, black cloth boards with clear, copper-colored decoration and lettering. Matching, cloth-covered slip case in also in as-new condition. Collectible Fiction. Signed by Author. Collectible, Limited Edition. *** (6th Title in the Dortmunder series) *** From the publisher: John Dortmunder's one of the slyest burglars going. But by God, he has bad luck! While fleeing the police during his latest...
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Sigmund Freud  Wit And Its Relation To The Unconscious

Sigmund Freud

Wit And Its Relation To The Unconscious

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Moffat, Yard and Company, New York, 1916. Hardcover, [i-iv] v-vii [viii-x] [1-2] 3-388 pp. No dust jacket. First Edition in English of Der Witz und seine Beziehung zum Unbewussten (1905). Authorized English Edition, with Introducti....
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John Steinbeck  The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath

FIRST EDITION, 8TH PRINTING. The Viking Press, NY, NY, 1939. Hardcover. No Jacket. 8th printing. Stated “Eighth Printing, August 1939”. No dust jacket. Top edges stained yellow, all edges trimmed. “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” printed on endpapers. Ta....
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Vladimir Nabokov  King, Queen, Knave

Vladimir Nabokov

King, Queen, Knave

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING McGraw Hill Book Company, New York, 1968. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. gilt lettered black cloth with embossed spine, xi, 272, (1) pages, first edition so stated on c....
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H.G. Wells  The Soul of a Bishop

H.G. Wells

The Soul of a Bishop

Macmillan, New York, 1917. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Very Good. 8vo. Hardcover, no dust jacket. [VIII], 341, Advertisement:[XI]p. Color frontispiece by C. Allan Gilbert. Stated: "Set up and electrotyped. Published, September, 1917." on the c....
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Edgar Allan Poe  The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in VI Volumes

Edgar Allan Poe

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in VI Volumes

A. C. ARMSTRONG & SON, NEW YORK, NY, 1884. Set Condition: Very Good. Complete 6 volume set in original gold stamped navy cloth, with an introduction and a memoir by Richard Henry Stoddard. Volume one contains Miscellaneous Poems, The Raven 499 pgs, V....
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Varlam Shalamov  Kolyma Stories (First Russian Edition)

Varlam Shalamov

Kolyma Stories (First Russian Edition)

Варлам Шаламов Колымские рассказы. Первое издание книги на русском языке, подготовленное без участия, ведома и согласия автора по рукописи, распространявшейся в самиздате. предисл. М. Геллера. Лондон: Overseas publications interchange LTD, 1978. 895 с.....
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John Updike  Rabbit Is Rich: Signed

John Updike

Rabbit Is Rich: Signed

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, SIGNED Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1982. Signed by the author. First Edition C....
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Edith Wharton  Here and Beyond

Edith Wharton

Here and Beyond

Appleton & Company, NY, 1926. TRUE FIRST EDITION. Very Good.8vo.[i-vi] 1-324 [325]-[326] pp. Hard Cover, no dust jacket. Dark blue moire cloth with gilt lettering and designs on spine and front board. First Printing, First State. Issue points: "(1)" below....
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Theodore Dreiser  The Genius

Theodore Dreiser

The Genius

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. John Lane, New York, 1915. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. First edition, first state with page number on 497. First printing measures 1-3/4'' across top covers. Light shelf wear and rubb....
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Harris, Joel Chandler  On The Plantation

Harris, Joel Chandler

On The Plantation

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. D. Appleton, New York, 1892. Hardcover, 8vo. [i-xii], [1]-233, [234], 10 pp advertisements. Portrait frontispiece, other illustrations in text. Mustard cloth. Brown-coated end papers. Published April 16, 1892 preced....
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