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  • Amis, Kingsley.
    JAKE'S THING.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition -

    Condition: NF/G (approx 1" piece missing from top edge of rear cover of dj)

    Book ID: 3958
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  • Amis, Kingsley.
    STANLEY AND THE WOMEN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster (Summit Books), 1984. Hardcover first edition - A good reading copy of this book, considered one of Amis's best black comedies.

    Condition: G/VG (rem mark, spine slant, prev owners name)

    Book ID: 3963
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  • Amis, Kingsley.
    WE ARE ALL GUILTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Viking, 1991. Hardcover first edition - A short novel about a 17 year old boy, confronting the choices that he has made, and that have been made for him.

    Condition: F/F (rem mark).

    Book ID: 10112
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  • GIRL, 20. by Amis, Kingsley.
    Amis, Kingsley.
    GIRL, 20.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1972) dj. Hardcover first edition - Amis's ninth novel - a "brilliant, ruthless, ultimately unnerving survey of current lunacies." 253 pp. Dust jacket design by Wendell Minor.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name stamp)

    Book ID: 62523
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  • Amis, Martin
    THE INFORMATION.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harmony, (1995.). First edition - Critically aclaimed and savagely satiric tale of a failed novelist, who wants to hurt his best friend because he is successful in all the things Richard is failing at. Ironically, considering the theme of the book, Amis caused a storm of controversy when he demanded a large advance for this novel. 386 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy wrappers.

    Book ID: 35027
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  • Amis, Martin
    THE INFORMATION.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Flamingo (HarperCollins), 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - Critically aclaimed and savagely satiric tale of a failed novelist, who wants to hurt his best friend because he is successful in all the things Richard is failing at. Ironically, considering the theme of the book, Amis caused a storm of controversy when he demanded a large advance for this novel. 494 pp. ISBN: 0-00-2253569.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34456
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  • YELLOW DOG. by Amis, Martin
    Amis, Martin
    YELLOW DOG.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Miramax / Hyperion, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the vicious London of the tabloid journals. 340 pp. ISBN: 1401352030.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (crease to lower corner of dj flap).

    Book ID: 53722
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  • YELLOW DOG. by Amis, Martin
    Amis, Martin
    YELLOW DOG.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Miramax / Hyperion, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in the vicious London of the tabloid journals. SIGNED on the title page. 340 pp. ISBN: 1401352030.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60574
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  • HEAVY WATER and Other Stories. by Amis, Martin.
    Amis, Martin.
    HEAVY WATER and Other Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harmony, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collection of nine satirical short stories originally published between 1979 and 1997. SIGNED on the title page. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-609-601296.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52178
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  • THE INFORMATION. by Amis, Martin
    Amis, Martin
    THE INFORMATION.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Flamingo (HarperCollins), (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - Critically aclaimed and savagely satiric tale of a failed novelist, who wants to hurt his best friend because he is successful in all the things Richard is failing at. Ironically, considering the theme of the book, Amis caused a storm of controversy when he demanded a large advance for this novel. 494 pp. ISBN: 0-00-2253569.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (tiny remainder dot, small nick to top of dj spine)

    Book ID: 65493
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  • LIONEL ASBO: State of England. by Amis, Martin
    Amis, Martin
    LIONEL ASBO: State of England.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. dj. Hardcover first edition - A savage and wickedly funny satire on life in modern England. 255 pp. ISBN: 9780307958082.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 67892
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  • HEAVY WATER and Other Stories. by Amis, Martin.
    Amis, Martin.
    HEAVY WATER and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - Collection of nine satirical short stories originally published between 1979 and 1997. 231 pp. ISBN: 0-224051261.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75454
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  • LONDON FIELDS. by Amis, Martin
    Amis, Martin
    LONDON FIELDS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harmony, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A fantasy of love, lust and murder, set in the near future. Booker award finalist. 470 pp. ISBN: 0-517-577186.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (remainder line top edge).

    Book ID: 41333
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  • THE INFORMATION. by Amis, Martin
    Amis, Martin
    THE INFORMATION.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harmony, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - Critically aclaimed and savagely satiric tale of a failed novelist, who wants to hurt his best friend because he is successful in all the things Richard is failing at. Ironically, considering the theme of the book, Amis caused a storm of controversy when he demanded a large advance for this novel. ISBN: 0-517585162.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 53574
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  • A GOD IN RUINS. by Atkinson, Kate.
    Atkinson, Kate.
    A GOD IN RUINS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2015) dj. Hardcover first edition - A companion novel to her "Life after Life." This tells the story of the 20th century through Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy - would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather - as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world. Winner of the 2015 Costa Prize for best novel. Author's note, sources. 468 pp. ISBN: 978-0316176538.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 71940
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  • A GOD IN RUINS. by Atkinson, Kate.
    Atkinson, Kate.
    A GOD IN RUINS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2015). First edition - A companion novel to her "Life after Life." This tells the story of the 20th century through Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy - would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather - as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world. Winner of the 2015 Costa Prize for best novel (the same award her first novel won) Author's note, sources. 395 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 67239
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  • A GOD IN RUINS. by Atkinson, Kate.
    Atkinson, Kate.
    A GOD IN RUINS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2015). First edition - A companion novel to her "Life after Life." This tells the story of the 20th century through Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy - would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather - as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world. Winner of the 2015 Costa Prize for best novel (the same award her first novel won) Author's note, sources. 395 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease on back cover, but otherwise an unread copy). An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 67240
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  • THE LADY OF SITUATIONS. by Auchincloss, Louis.
    Auchincloss, Louis.
    THE LADY OF SITUATIONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - Susan Cheever wrote about Auchincloss that he is "one of the best writers alive...He writes about moey, crime, sex, adultery and ambition in a prose do deft, so elegant and calera, that it's often only after you finish an Auchincloss novel that you think about it - before that you've been caught up in the pleasure of reading it.."274 pp. ISBN: 0-395-544114.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 20838
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  • Auchincloss, Louis.
    A WORLD OF PROFIT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968. Hardcover first edition - Novel about an old New York family - leaders of society and wealth for 300 years. 265 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in blue cloth, lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 39231
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  • Auchincloss, Louis.
    EXIT LADY MASHAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983. Hardcover first edition -

    Condition: NF/NF (pc)

    Book ID: 2728
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  • THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN. by Auchincloss, Louis (Illustrated by Uldis Klavins.)
    Auchincloss, Louis (Illustrated by Uldis Klavins.)
    THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN.

    Edition: First thus- a signed, limited edition.

    Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1977. SIGNED hardcover - Auchincloss's classic 1964 novel reissued in a special edition with a 'message to subscribers' by Auchincloss and illustrated with drawings by Uldis Klavins. A limited edition, SIGNED on a blank preliminary page with a tissue guard laid, bound in dark brown leather binding with raised bands on the spine, gilt lettering and decoration spine and covers, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, silk ribbon bookmark. 417 pp.

    Condition: Fine (an as new, unread copy, but with a bit of sunning to edges of moire endpapers.)

    Book ID: 54924
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  • MAN IN THE DARK. by Auster, Paul.
    Auster, Paul.
    MAN IN THE DARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Paul Auster's "brilliant, devastating novel about the many realities we inhabit as wars flame all around us" begins ÔI am alone in the dark, turning the world around in my head as I struggle through another bout of insomnia, another white night in the great American wilderness.' 180 pp. ISBN: 978-0805088397.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77186
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  • 4 3 2 1. by Auster, Paul.
    Auster, Paul.
    4 3 2 1.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, (2017). First edition - A long and provocative novel, one which follows four different lives of one boy - shortlisted for the Man-Booker Award. 866 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 71648
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  • ORACLE NIGHT. by Auster, Paul
    Auster, Paul
    ORACLE NIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His eleventh novel. Covering a period of just 9 days, in Brooklyn in 1982, this is a meditation on the nature of time - but also a book which can be described as 'reading like an old-fashioned ghost story.' 243 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-73205.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 48982
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  • SUNSET PARK. by Auster, Paul.
    Auster, Paul.
    SUNSET PARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - A contemporary novel set in the aftermath of the 2008 financial collapse. 308 pp. ISBN: 978-0805092868.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67153
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  • HAND TO MOUTH: A Chronicle of Early Failure by Auster, Paul.
    Auster, Paul.
    HAND TO MOUTH: A Chronicle of Early Failure

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, (1997). First edition - The author's memories of surviving in New York City and Paris before success came - or as the cover says this "is essentially an autobiography about money and what it means not to have it." Includes some previously unknown early writings - three plays, a tabletop baseball game, a pseudonymous mystery and more - all of which testify to his efforts to make money. 449 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 49516
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  • BROOKLYN FOLLIES. by Auster, Paul.
    Auster, Paul.
    BROOKLYN FOLLIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Nathan Glass has come to Brooklyn to die. This is only the latest in a long line of follies." 306 pp. ISBN: 0-805077146.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.(tiny tear to dj at side of spine)

    Book ID: 67592
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  • TRAVELS IN THE SCRIPTORIUM. by Auster, Paul.
    Auster, Paul.
    TRAVELS IN THE SCRIPTORIUM.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, (2007.). First edition - A short metaphysical novel which begins with an old man waking in a room, disorientated and with no knowledge of who he is or where he is. 145 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55414
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  • TRAVELS IN THE SCRIPTORIUM. by Auster, Paul.
    Auster, Paul.
    TRAVELS IN THE SCRIPTORIUM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A short metaphysical novel which begins with an old man waking in a room, disorientated and with no knowledge of who he is or where he is. 145 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-81453.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53864
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  • THE BOOK OF ILLUSIONS. by Auster, Paul
    Auster, Paul
    THE BOOK OF ILLUSIONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A powerful novel about obsession by a writer whose work is consistently original and riveting - dustjacket praise from Jonathan Letham and Peter Carey, among others. 321 pp. ISBN: 0-805054081.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34847
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