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The Promise of Light [Review Copy, Signed]

by WATKINS, PAUL

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1992
Condition
Endemic page toning, otherwise fine in full black cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780571167159
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$40.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Endemic page toning, otherwise fine in full black cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.5 in. [iv], 218 + [2] pp. Review copy, with publisher's card and folded Faber & Faber publicity letter laid in. Signed by Paul Watkins on title page.
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Thomas Wolfe and Pat Conroy [Print]

by MOSER, BARRY

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine.
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$50.00

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[Atlanta]: [Old New York Bookshop Press], 2000. Fine.. Single, unbound print of Thomas Wolfe and Pat Conroy by Barry Moser. One of seventy-five copies, signed by artist Barry Moser.
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The Promise of Light [Advance Reading Copy, Signed]

by WATKINS, PAUL

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1993
Condition
Fine in original glossy pictorial wrappers.
Edition
Advance Reader's Edition
ISBN
9780679419747
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$40.00

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New York: Random House, 1993. Advance Reader's Edition. Paperback. Fine in original glossy pictorial wrappers.. Smaller octavo. 5.25 x 8.25 in. 271 + [5] pp. Advance Reader's Edition, Uncorrected Proof. Signed by author Paul Watkins on title page.
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Sam: A Novel

by COLEMAN, LONNIE

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Published
1959
Condition
Near fine in original full red cloth and near fine red pictorial dust jacket, price-clipped.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$35.00

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New York: David McKay, 1959. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original full red cloth and near fine red pictorial dust jacket, price-clipped.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.25 in. [vi], 245 + [5] pp. An innovative literary work, particularly in respect to its portrayal of gay culture in New York, by accomplished southern novelist Lonnie Coleman: known… Read more
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Historical Fictions: Essays

by KENNER, HUGH

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1990
Condition
Near fine in full cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$45.00

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San Francisco: North Point Press, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in full cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. [viii], 338 + [6] pp. Signed by author Hugh Kenner on title page. Scarce signed.
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American Psycho: A Novel

by ELLIS, BRET EASTON

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1991
Condition
Fine in original glossy pictorial wrappers.
Edition
Later Printing
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$150.00

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New York: Vintage, 1991. Later Printing. Paperback. Fine in original glossy pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. 5.25 x 8 in. [x], 399 + [7] pp. Signed by Bret Easton Ellis on title page. Scarce signed.
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Dearest Beloved: The Hawthornes and the Making of the Middle-Class Family

by HERBERT, T. WALTER

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1993
Condition
Fine in original cranberry red cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780520075870
Item Price
$30.00

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original cranberry red cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. xx, 331 + [1] pp. Inscribed by T. Walter Herbert on front free endpaper.
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The Golden Compass [Advance Reading Copy]

by PULLMAN, PHILIP

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine in original illustrated wrappers.
Edition
Advance Reading Copy
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$50.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. Advance Reading Copy. Paperback. Fine in original illustrated wrappers.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.25 in. viii, 397 + [11] pp. Advance Reader's Edition, Uncorrected Proof.
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No Country for Old Men [Advance Reading Copy]

by MCCARTHY, CORMAC

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine in original glossy pictorial wrappers.
Edition
Advance Reading Copy
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$40.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. Advance Reading Copy. Paperback. Fine in original glossy pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.25 in. [viii], 305 + [1] pp.
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F. Scott Fitzgerald

by HOOK, ANDREW

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1992
Condition
Fine in original glossy wrappers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780340540183
Item Price
$20.00

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London: Edward Arnold, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Fine in original glossy wrappers.. Small, thin octavo. 5.5 x 8.5 in. Published as part of the Modern Fiction series, edited by Robin Gilmour.
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Some Tennessee Rarities

by ALLEN, RONALD R.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1973
Condition
Fine in original dark brown cloth, titles in gilt.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$50.00

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Knoxville, TN: Privately Printed, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original dark brown cloth, titles in gilt.. Thin quarto. 7.25 x 10.25 in. Unpaginated. Fully illustrated with black & white reproductions of title pages. One of 500 copies.
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Kipling's Verses: Miniature Series [Kipling's Ten Great Poems]

by KIPLING, RUDYARD

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1921
Condition
Fine in red leather, decorated in gilt, and very good original box, rather worn at extremities.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$150.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in red leather, decorated in gilt, and very good original box, rather worn at extremities.. Ten Kipling poems printed as very small individual books (approx. 3.25 x 4.5 in.), housed in publisher's original box. Includes If, The Gipsy Trail, Mandalay, Recessional, The Glory of the… Read more
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[Complete Works in Thirty Volumes]

by DOSTOEVSKY, FYODOR [ . .]

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Published
8211
Condition
Near fine in original cloth. Bindings square and tight, text clean and bright.
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
$750.00

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[Leningrad]: [Nauka], 8211. First Thus. Hardcover. Near fine in original cloth. Bindings square and tight, text clean and bright.. Octavos. 6 x 8.75 in. 30-volume set of Dostoevsky's complete works, published in the USSR. Text in Russian.
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$750.00
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The Uplift War

by BRIN, DAVID

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine in original brown printed wrappers.
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
ISBN
9780553251210
Item Price
$75.00

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(New York): (Bantam), 1987. Uncorrected Proof. Paperback. Fine in original brown printed wrappers.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.25 in. [x], 485 + [7] pp.
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$75.00
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Invented Lives: F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald [Uncorrected Page Proof]

by MELLOW, JAMES R.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1984
Condition
Fine in original orange printed wrappers.
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
ISBN
9780395344125
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$40.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. Uncorrected Proof. Paperback. Fine in original orange printed wrappers.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.375 in. xix + [i], 553 + [7] pp. With advance uncorrected proof sheet laid in. Scarce.
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The Sound of the Trumpet

by HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON

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Published
1943
Condition
Near fine in original red cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket. Binding square and tight, text clean and bright.
Edition
Second Printing
Item Price
$60.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1943. Second Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original red cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket. Binding square and tight, text clean and bright.. Duodecimo. 5.25 x 7.5 in. 253 + [1] pp. Inscribed by Grace Livington Hill on Christmas, 1944.
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Nearing's Grace: A Novel

by SOMMER, SCOTT

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1979
Condition
Fine in original quarter-cloth and fine dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780800854768
Item Price
$50.00

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New York: Taplinger, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original quarter-cloth and fine dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. 175 + [1] pp. Scott Sommer's first novel, signed by Sommer on title page + 'in NYC | 6/30/82'.
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Kaye Wayfaring in "Avenged"

by MCCOURT, JAMES

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1984
Condition
Fine in red quarter-cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780394523613
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$40.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in red quarter-cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 5 x 8.125 in. 181 + [3] pp. Signed by James McCourt on title page.
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Aposiopeses

by WILLIAMS, JONATHAN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1988
Condition
Near fine in original decorative paper.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$75.00

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Minneapolis: Granary Books, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near fine in original decorative paper.. Tall octavo. 6.5 x 10.75 in. Unpaginated. Limited issue, numbered 39 of 100 wrappered copies (165 in total) and signed by Jonathan Williams on colophon.
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Promises; Poems, 1954-1956

by WARREN, ROBERT PENN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1957
Condition
A lovely 1957 Christmas ownership inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine in original dark blue cloth, some fadi
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. A lovely 1957 Christmas ownership inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine in original dark blue cloth, some fading to spine. Lacking dust jacket.. Octavo. 7 x 9 in. 84 + [2] pp. Pulitzer Prize winner, National Book Award winner. Inscribed by Robert Penn Warren on title… Read more
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