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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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  • Banks, Russell.
    THE ANGEL ON THE ROOF: The Stories of Russell Banks.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Although Banks is best known as a novelist,he has also won awards for his short stories and this collection, which includes stories written over a period of 30 years, contains many examples of his most powerful stories. Included are the best stories from his previous volumes, revised for this collection, and nine new stories, as well as an introduction and afterword by Banks. The settings range from New Hampshire and working class New England to Florida, the Caribbean and Africa. SIGNED on the title page. xix, 506 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0173963.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80520
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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. SIGNED on the title page. 392 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0197358.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80521
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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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  • BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN. by Barker, Pat.
    Barker, Pat.
    BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's powerful short novel, an unsentimental and compassionate story of the women a city in Northern England who walk the streets in order to feed their children, and how their lives are changed when a serial killer is on the prowl with prostitutes as his prey. 170 pp. ISBN: 0-399-13011x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (some toning and discoloration to the dj).

    Book ID: 74967
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  • Barnes, Julian.
    STARING AT THE SUN.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's fourth book. ISBN: 0-224-024140.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (hint of spine slant, neat prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 4684
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  • Barnes, Julian.
    TALKING IT OVER.

    Edition: First US edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel about 30 friends, all around 30, set in London - one in which 'three wonderfully realized voices are telling 3 wildly different versions of one story.'. ISBN: 0-679-40525-9.

    Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31359
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  • STARING AT THE SUN. by Barnes, Julian.
    Barnes, Julian.
    STARING AT THE SUN.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - His fourth novel, set partly in the near future - that is, the early 21st century. 197 pp,. ISBN: 0-394-558219.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 2620
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  • HISTORY OF WORLD 10 1/2 CHAPTERS. by Barnes, Julian.
    Barnes, Julian.
    HISTORY OF WORLD 10 1/2 CHAPTERS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Starting with a revisionist history of Noah's ark and ending with a sneak preview of heaven, this is an offbeat novel by this important writer - "..a playfully skewed, outrageously idiosyncratic, remarkably comprehensive, altogether magnificant chronicle of life's perpetually embattled tenure on planet Earth." SIGNED on the title page. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-394-580613.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58595
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  • Barnes, Julian.
    TALKING IT OVER.

    Edition: First US edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel about 30 friends, all around 30, set in London - one in which 'three wonderfully realized voices are telling 3 wildly different versions of one story.'. ISBN: 0-679-40525-9.

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

    Book ID: 3755
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  • Barrett, Andrea
    LUCID STARS

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    New York: Delta, 1988. SIGNED first edition - First novel by recent the National Book Award winner, and also the first book to be published as a trade paper original by the revised Delta Fiction imprint. SIGNED by author on title page.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers - much less yellowing to the pages than is common with this title.

    Book ID: 4828
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  • LOST IN THE FUNHOUSE: Fiction for Print, Tape, Live Voice. by Barth, John.
    Barth, John.
    LOST IN THE FUNHOUSE: Fiction for Print, Tape, Live Voice.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1968. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A series of experimental short pieces, including many written for and first published in this book. Author's note. His fifth book, and the first that was not a novel INSCRIBED on the half title page "For -- with best wishes." x, 201 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (wear at the ends of the dj spine) Laid in is a program(single sheet folded) for The International Poetry Forum for Barth's appearance at Carnegie Hall in 1969 and a single page of notes on "Menelaiad" from this book.

    Book ID: 64120
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  • Barth, John.
    LETTERS: A Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An epic comic novel by one of the masters of modern American literature. 772 pp. ISBN: 0-399-12425x.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some creasing to the upper edge of the dj.)

    Book ID: 30958
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  • SABBATICAL: A Romance. by Barth, John.
    Barth, John.
    SABBATICAL: A Romance.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sixth novel by this National Book Award winning writer. 366 pp. ISBN: 0-399-127178.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 57345
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  • THE FRIDAY BOOK: Essays and Other Nonfiction. by Barth, John.
    Barth, John.
    THE FRIDAY BOOK: Essays and Other Nonfiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first work of nonfiction by this award-winning writer - many of these essays are on books and the state of literature, but the topics range from Maryland crabs and crabcakes to student activists in the 60s. 281 pp. ISBN: 0-399-129979.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57346
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  • ONCE UPON A TIME: A Floating Opera. by Barth, John.
    Barth, John.
    ONCE UPON A TIME: A Floating Opera.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A memoir wrapped in a novel and launched on a sea voyage" - that is, a three day cruise down into the 'Chesapeake triangle." 397 pp. Dust jacket by Steve Snider. ISBN: 0-316-082627.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. (ink notations and prev owner's name on rear pastedown.)

    Book ID: 48162
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  • CHIMERA. by Barth, John.
    Barth, John.
    CHIMERA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1972.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of Dunyazade, younger sister of Scheherazade, Perseus and others from mythology and ancient tales. Winner of the National Book Award. 308 pp. Dust jacket by George Giusti. ISBN: 0-394-49139-9.

    Condition: Very good+ in very good dust jacket (prev owner's name, short tear to upper edge of front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 46091
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  • CHIMERA. by Barth, John.
    Barth, John.
    CHIMERA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1972.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of Dunyazade, younger sister of Scheherazade, Perseus and others from mythology and ancient tales. Winner of the National Book Award. 308 pp. Dust jacket by George Giusti. ISBN: 0-394-49139-9.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (book 'overopened before first page.)

    Book ID: 53486
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