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  • TIMBUKTU. by Auster, Paul
    Auster, Paul
    TIMBUKTU.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Faber & Faber, 1999. dj. Hardcover first edition - Auster's remarkable novel told from the viewpoint of Mr. Bones, an endearing and memorable dog. 186 pp. ISBN: 0-571-191975.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58937
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  • GABRIEL'S LAMENT. by Bailey, Paul.
    Bailey, Paul.
    GABRIEL'S LAMENT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth novel by this award winning author, but the first to be published in the US and rather uncommon in this edition. A book which is an "often horrifying picture of eccentric English family life, stretching from the 1940s to the present" and of a lonely man. Shortlisted for the Booker award. 331 pp. ISBN: 0-670816566.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 80133
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  • Baker, Nicholson.
    VOX.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A long telephone seduction between two strangers, who first encountered each other on an adult party line, a combination of the mundane and sexual fantasies. A modern erotic classic. 165 pp. ISBN: 0-394-58995-5.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dustjacket (scratch, short closed tear.)

    Book ID: 16533
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  • Baker, Will
    SHADOW HUNTER

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the near future, in the American hives of the supermalls, and in the southwestern deserts - Gary Snyder calls it "deep ecology with a dash of Ayahuasca.". ISBN: 0-671-790463.

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

    Book ID: 4746
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  • THE DAY OF CREATION. by Ballard, J. G.
    Ballard, J. G.
    THE DAY OF CREATION.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in "the parched, diseased, impoverished terrain of central Africa" where in front of the doctor struggling to bring water to the area, an apparent miracle occurs. As a tractor gouges the ground for an airstrip, "water bubbles to the surface, first a trickle, but soon a powerful flood. and a sizeable river seems to be forming." A combination of speculative and realistic fiction. 254 pp. Dust jacket by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-88619-1815.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65033
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  • MILLENNIUM PEOPLE. by Ballard, J. G.
    Ballard, J. G.
    MILLENNIUM PEOPLE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, (2011). Hardcover first edition - One of Ballard's last novels, published in the UK just a few years before his death in 2009, described as "a brilliant political satire, filled with stunning psychological insights, twisted humor, and unrelenting suspense. . . When a bomb goes off at Heathrow Airport it looks like another random act of violence to psychologist David Markham. But then he discovers that his ex-wife Laura is among the victims. Following a police lead that suggests the explosion was not the work of a foreign terrorist, but instead a shadowy and ruthless group based in the comfortable Thameside estate of Chelsea Marina, Markham begins to infiltrate Londons fringe protest movement." 287 pp. ISBN: 978-0393081770.

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

    Book ID: 72496
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  • WAR FEVER. by Ballard, J. G.
    Ballard, J. G.
    WAR FEVER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A powerful collection of short stories - some are disturbing scenarios of life in the near future. The title story is set in war-ravaged Beirut, Lebanon. 176 pp. ISBN: 0-374-286450.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57348
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  • WAR FEVER. by Ballard, J. G.
    Ballard, J. G.
    WAR FEVER.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1991.). A powerful collection of short stories - some are disturbing scenarios of life in the near future. The title story is set in war-ravaged Beirut, Lebanon. 176 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 57349
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  • THE DAY OF CREATION. by Ballard, J. G.
    Ballard, J. G.
    THE DAY OF CREATION.

    Edition: First Canadian printing.

    Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in "the parched, diseased, impoverished terrain of central Africa" where in front of the doctor struggling to bring water to the area, an apparent miracle occurs. As a tractor gouges the ground for an airstrip, "water bubbles to the surface, first a trickle, but soon a powerful flood. and a sizeable river seems to be forming." A combination of speculative and realistic fiction. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-88619-1815.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (stain to bottom edge of textblock, tear to rear cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 53761
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  • THE KINDNESS OF WOMEN by Ballard, J. G.
    Ballard, J. G.
    THE KINDNESS OF WOMEN

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to "The Empire of the Sun" - based on Ballard's own experiences as a boy, this follows James from the Japanese prison camps and Shanghai to England after the end of the war. 343 pp. ISBN: 0-374-181101.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 9949
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  • RUNNING WILD. by Ballard, J. G.
    Ballard, J. G.
    RUNNING WILD.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1989,) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fascinating novella about the brutal murders of all 32 adult members of an exclusive gated community in West London. 104 pp. Designed by Chip Kidd. ISBN: 0-374-252882.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (tear to back cover of dj, dj folded slightly offcenter.)

    Book ID: 57563
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  • A SONG OF STONE. by Banks, Iain
    Banks, Iain
    A SONG OF STONE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in a "European nation not unlike Bosnia: armed forces roam the lawless land." 280 pp. ISBN: 0-684-853531.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54179
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  • COMPLICITY. by Banks, Iain.
    Banks, Iain.
    COMPLICITY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (1995). First edition - A literate thriller of a modern day avenger whose inflicts a series of savage 'punishment fits the crime' attacks.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. Publisher's letter laid in.

    Book ID: 59996
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  • THE STEEP APPROACH TO GARBADALE. by Banks, Iain.
    Banks, Iain.
    THE STEEP APPROACH TO GARBADALE.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    San Francisco: McAdam / Cage, 2007. First edition - "Dark family secrets, a long-lost love affair, and a multi-million dollar gaming business lie at the heart of Iain Banks' fabulous new novel. The Wopuld family built their fortune on a board game called Empire, now a wildly successful computer game. So successful the American Spraint Corporation want to buy the Wopulds out.. . a story of family turmoil, compromised loyalties, and hidden origins." 390 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in lime geen printed wrappers (an unread copy).

    Book ID: 70441
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  • THE SWEET HEREAFTER. by Banks, Russell.
    Banks, Russell.
    THE SWEET HEREAFTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A school bus accident with 14 children dead from the small town of Sam Dent, New York. Explores a tight-knit community's response to the inexplicable loss of its children. Basis for the excellent 1997 Movie directed by Atom Egoyan (Grand prize Cannes Film Festival. BSFC award Best Supporting Actress Sara Polley; Oscar nominations for director, screenplay, many other awards.) 257 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0167033.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (some bleeding from the blue cloth spine to the inside of the dj, slight sunning to the pink lettering on the spine of the dj)

    Book ID: 63800
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  • THE SWEET HEREAFTER. by Banks, Russell.
    Banks, Russell.
    THE SWEET HEREAFTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A school bus accident with 14 children dead from the small town of Sam Dent, New York. Explores a tight-knit community's response to the inexplicable loss of its children. Basis for the excellent 1997 Movie directed by Atom Egoyan (Grand prize Cannes Film Festival. BSFC award Best Supporting Actress Sara Polley; Oscar nominations for director, screenplay, many other awards.) 257 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0167033.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (toning to edges textblock, very slight sunning to the pink lettering on the spine of the dj)

    Book ID: 77060
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  • THE DARLING. by Banks, Russell .
    Banks, Russell .
    THE DARLING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2004.). SIGNED first edition - Novel set in the US and Liberia during the years 1975-1991 - the story, told in the first person, of a woman, a member of the Weather Underground, who fled to Liberia and became involved in both the politics of that country and in the struggle to save endangered chimpanzees. SIGNED on the title page. 392 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 52064
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  • THE DARLING. by Banks, Russell .
    Banks, Russell .
    THE DARLING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the US and Liberia during the years 1975-1991 - the story, told in the first person, of a woman, a member of the Weather Underground, who fled to Liberia and became involved in both the politics of that country and in the struggle to save endangered chimpanzees. 392 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0197358.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65747
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  • THE VENETIAN'S WIFE: A Strangely Sensual Tale of a Renaissance Explorer, a Computer, and a Metamorphosis. by Bantock, Nick.
    Bantock, Nick.
    THE VENETIAN'S WIFE: A Strangely Sensual Tale of a Renaissance Explorer, a Computer, and a Metamorphosis.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - As in all of his books, the illustrations are an integral part of the story- in this case the quest for a 15th century adventurer's collection of Indian sculptures. SIGNED on the title page. Square format. 131 pp. ISBN: 0-8118-11409.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57364
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  • WINDFLOWER: A Novel. by Bantock, Nick (illustrated by Edoardo Ponti.)
    Bantock, Nick (illustrated by Edoardo Ponti.)
    WINDFLOWER: A Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A lovely production, printed on heavy smooth stock and with soft illustrations by Edoardo Ponti running across the bottom margins of every page. Slightly oversized format. 216 pp. Dust jacket and cover art by Nick Bantock. ISBN: 0-8118-43521.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 50842
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  • WINDFLOWER: A Novel. by Bantock, Nick (illustrated by Edoardo Ponti.)
    Bantock, Nick (illustrated by Edoardo Ponti.)
    WINDFLOWER: A Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A lovely production, printed on heavy smooth stock and with soft illustrations by Edoardo Ponti running across the bottom margins of every page. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Slightly oversized format. 216 pp. Dust jacket and cover art by Nick Bantock. ISBN: 0-8118-43521.

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

    Book ID: 50845
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  • ECLIPSE. by Banville, John.
    Banville, John.
    ECLIPSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Picador, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel which "alloys mystery, fable, and ghost story with poignant psychological acuity to forge the riveting story of a man wary of the future, plagued by the past, and so uncertain in the present that he cannot discern the spectral from the real." SIGNED on the title page. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-330339338.

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

    Book ID: 76223
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  • THE SEA. by Banville, John.
    Banville, John.
    THE SEA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. dj. Hardcover first edition - Irish author's fourteenth novel, winner (and justifiably so) of the Man-Booker Prize. 195 pp. ISBN: 0-307-263118.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61062
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  • ANCIENT LIGHT. by Banville, John.
    Banville, John.
    ANCIENT LIGHT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. Hardcover first edition - Hightly praised novel by this award-winning writer "about an actor in the twilight of his life and his career: a meditation on love and loss, and on the inscrutable immediacy of the past in our present lives." 288 pp. ISBN: 978-0307957054.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73310
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  • THE DAKOTA WINTERS. by Barbash, Tom.
    Barbash, Tom.
    THE DAKOTA WINTERS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ecco Press / Harper Collins, (2018). First edition - Novel by this award-winning author set in 1979, the story of a family living in New York CityÕs famed Dakota apartment building in the year leading up to John LennonÕs assassination- a family saga and a history of a critical time in New York city and the country at large. 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77010
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  • STAY UP WITH ME: Stories. by Barbash, Tom.
    Barbash, Tom.
    STAY UP WITH ME: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His first collection of short stories, about the myriad ways in which we try to connect with one another. INSCRIBED on the title page. 209 pp. ISBN: 9780062258120.

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

    Book ID: 58819
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  • THE DAKOTA WINTERS. by Barbash, Tom.
    Barbash, Tom.
    THE DAKOTA WINTERS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ecco Press / Harper Collins, (2018). SIGNED first edition - Novel by this award-winning author set in 1979, the story of a family living in New York CityÕs famed Dakota apartment building in the year leading up to John LennonÕs assassination- a family saga and a history of a critical time in New York city and the country at large. INSCRIBED on the title page. 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76103
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  • BORDER CROSSING. by Barker, Pat.
    Barker, Pat.
    BORDER CROSSING.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A contemporary novel of a pyschologist who is lured into a re-investigation of a several years past case of a 10 year old boy, accused of murder, in which he had testified as an expert. 215 pp. ISBN: 0-374-181152.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49928
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  • ANOTHER WORLD. by Barker, Pat.
    Barker, Pat.
    ANOTHER WORLD.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "An extraordinarily powerful study of memory, and of the various ways in which the violent past returns to haunt and distort the present." 278 pp. ISBN: 0-374-105251.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (faint erasure on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 57661
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  • DOUBLE VISION. by Barker, Pat.
    Barker, Pat.
    DOUBLE VISION.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - A contemporary novel by this Booker award winning author. Set in the aftermath of 9/11 and the Afghan War, this reveals "the effects of violence on the journalists and artists who have dedicated themselves to representing it." 258 pp. ISBN: 0-374209057.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67647
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