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  • Ablow, Keith
    DENIAL

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, 1997. First edition - Author's first novel, a psychological thriller about the pathology of murder. With an indicated first printing of 60,000 copies, this is obviously much less common than the hardcover edition. Ablow is himself a forensic psychiatrist. Cover praise from Jonathan Kellerman, among others.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 6408
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  • GOB'S GRIEF. by Adrian, Chris.
    Adrian, Chris.
    GOB'S GRIEF.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under…

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    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED on the title page. 573 pp plus author's note.

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    Condition: Very near fine in printed light yellow wrappers. The earlier of two advance issues, set in typescript, and very uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 80812
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  • GOB'S GRIEF. by Adrian, Chris.
    Adrian, Chris.
    GOB'S GRIEF.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under…

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    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED on the title page. 321 pp plus author's note.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80813
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  • Albert, Susan Wittig.
    INDIGO DYING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Berkley, (2003.). First edition - A China Bayles mystery, one set in a small town in Texas which is undergoing a revival as artists flock there.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 22718
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  • Albert, Susan Wittig.
    INDIGO DYING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Berkley, 2003. First edition - The newest China Bayles mystery, this one set in a small town in Texas which is undergoing a revival as artists flock there.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (an unread copy, but some creasing to back cover)

    Book ID: 31947
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  • INDIGO DYING. by Albert, Susan Wittig.
    Albert, Susan Wittig.
    INDIGO DYING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Berkley, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery, set in a small town in Texas which is undergoing a revival as artists flock there. INSCRIBED on the title page. Includes a note to the reader, list of resources. x. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-425188280.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78149
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  • A DILLY OF A DEATH. by Albert, Susan Wittig.
    Albert, Susan Wittig.
    A DILLY OF A DEATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Berkley, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery, set in a small town in Texas which is hosting the annual pickle festival. SIGNED on the title page. Includes a note to the reader, resources and recipes. 323 pp. ISBN: 0-425193993.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78524
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  • INDIGO DYING. by Albert, Susan Wittig.
    Albert, Susan Wittig.
    INDIGO DYING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Berkley, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery, set in a small town in Texas which is undergoing a revival as artists flock there. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Includes a note to the reader, list of resources. x. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-425188280.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81370
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  • KIET AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK by Alexander, Gary
    Alexander, Gary
    KIET AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, 1989. SIGNED first edition - Third in the Inspector Bamsan Kiet series, set in the fictional Indochinese country of Luong. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Fine in printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 1771
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  • Allende, Isabel
    PAULA.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, 1994. dj. SIGNED first edition - A powerful memoir, inspired by the tragic death of Allende's daughter. SIGNED on the first page.

    Condition: Fine in printed yellow wrappers, with a glossy preliminary dustjacket wrapped around them (the dj has only the cover illustration, no text, and since it is larger than the proof, has a some creasing the upper edge, but is otherwise fine.)

    Book ID: 11570
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  • FALLOUT. by Anderson, Kevin J, and Doug Beason.
    Anderson, Kevin J, and Doug Beason.
    FALLOUT.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ace Books, (1997.). SIGNED first edition - A techno-thriller set in the near future at a Nevada nuclear test site. Second novel featuring Craig Kreident. SIGNED on the title page by Kevin Anderson. Published as a paperback original, so this advance issue is larger than the final book. 303 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed orange wrappers.

    Book ID: 45571
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  • (Anthology) Davis, Arthur P. and Redding, Saunders, editors.
    CAVALCADE: NEGRO AMERICAN WRITING FROM 1760 TO THE PRESENT

    Edition: First edition. Special hardcover review copy stamped on front pastedown: "Not To Be Sold Before Jan

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1971. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Includes introductions to each section, and brief biographical introductions to the individual author's selections. A wide-ranging anthology, from Phillis Wheatley, William Wells Brown and Sojourner Truth thru Chestnutt, Dunbar, the Harlem Renaissance and including James Baldwin, Martin Luther King, Gwendolyn Brooks, Don Lee, and Sonia Sanchez, among many others. Whenever possible, the selections have been printed in their entirety. A massive book, 897 pgs, including an index and bibliography. ISBN: 0-395-04345x.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated brown cloth covered boards / no dj as issued. INSCRIBED on the dedication page by Saunders Redding and uncommon thus.

    Book ID: 22839
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  • DIRTY SOUTH.. by Atkins, Ace
    Atkins, Ace
    DIRTY SOUTH..

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2004). SIGNED first edition - The fourth novel featuring Nick Travers a former professional football player turned professor of blues history at Tulane. But when he asked for a favor by a friend he can't turn him down. SIGNED on the title page. 291 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed light blue wrappers.

    Book ID: 81011
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  • Atwood, Margaret
    INTERLUNAR.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1988.). SIGNED first edition - Very uncommon advance issue of Atwood's tenth collection of poetry - includes both 'Snake Poems' and a longer section 'Interlunar' - the theme of which is learning to live with darkness - 'Trust me. This darkness is a place you can enter ....' Originally published in Canada in 1984 as a trade paperback. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Fine in printed red wrappers.

    Book ID: 30163
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  • SELECTED POEMS: Poems Selected and New 1965 - 1975. by Atwood, Margaret.
    Atwood, Margaret.
    SELECTED POEMS: Poems Selected and New 1965 - 1975.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format) of this edition.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1987.). SIGNED first edition - Originally published in the US in 1976, this was being re-issued simultaneously witha volume of her poems from 1976-86. Includes selections drawn from 'The Circle Game', 'The Animals from That Country', the entire long poem of 'The Journals of Susanna Moody', etc. INSCRIBED by Atwood on the title page.

    Condition: Fine in stiff printed white wrappers.

    Book ID: 30166
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  • BUNKER 13, by Bahal, Aniruddha.
    Bahal, Aniruddha.
    BUNKER 13,

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. SIGNED first edition - The first novel by one of India's most famous investigative reporters, described as follows on the back cover: ' MM is a thriller-seeker, a disgraced, self-destructive ex-army cadet with a taste for hard drugs and kinky sex, and a shrewd reporter who will do anything to get a story. His connections reach deep into the heart of India's unsavory political establishment, and into the Army, his current beat where his bravery earns the trust and admiration of even more unsavory sources.Following Special Forces on a series of deadly missions on the Kashmiri border, MM confirms his suspicion that a rogue band of officers is smuggling drugs and captured…

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    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. SIGNED first edition - The first novel by one of India's most famous investigative reporters, described as follows on the back cover: ' MM is a thriller-seeker, a disgraced, self-destructive ex-army cadet with a taste for hard drugs and kinky sex, and a shrewd reporter who will do anything to get a story. His connections reach deep into the heart of India's unsavory political establishment, and into the Army, his current beat where his bravery earns the trust and admiration of even more unsavory sources.Following Special Forces on a series of deadly missions on the Kashmiri border, MM confirms his suspicion that a rogue band of officers is smuggling drugs and captured weapons out of India's jungle frontier. When a raid on an enemy bunker uncovers an enormous cache of arms and high-grade heroin, the commander in charge taps MM to unload the goods and he finds himself enmeshed in an international net of gun-running , gang warfare, and double-dealing more dangerous than anything he has undertaken so far.Cynical, knowing, highly capable, and deeply motivated, MM is an intriguing new postmodern hero. ' SIGNED on the title page by the author. ARC edition includes a letter from the publisher, Jonathan Galassi, bound in.

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    Condition: Fine in silver illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 82377
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  • BUNKER 13. by Bahal, Aniruddha.
    Bahal, Aniruddha.
    BUNKER 13.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. SIGNED first edition - The first novel by one of India's most famous investigative reporters, described as follows on the back cover: ' MM is a thriller-seeker, a disgraced, self-destructive ex-army cadet with a taste for hard drugs and kinky sex, and a shrewd reporter who will do anything to get a story. His connections reach deep into the heart of India's unsavory political establishment, and into the Army, his current beat where his bravery earns the trust and admiration of even more unsavory sources.Following Special Forces on a series of deadly missions on the Kashmiri border, MM confirms his suspicion that a rogue band of officers is smuggling drugs and captured…

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    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. SIGNED first edition - The first novel by one of India's most famous investigative reporters, described as follows on the back cover: ' MM is a thriller-seeker, a disgraced, self-destructive ex-army cadet with a taste for hard drugs and kinky sex, and a shrewd reporter who will do anything to get a story. His connections reach deep into the heart of India's unsavory political establishment, and into the Army, his current beat where his bravery earns the trust and admiration of even more unsavory sources.Following Special Forces on a series of deadly missions on the Kashmiri border, MM confirms his suspicion that a rogue band of officers is smuggling drugs and captured weapons out of India's jungle frontier. When a raid on an enemy bunker uncovers an enormous cache of arms and high-grade heroin, the commander in charge taps MM to unload the goods and he finds himself enmeshed in an international net of gun-running , gang warfare, and double-dealing more dangerous than anything he has undertaken so far.Cynical, knowing, highly capable, and deeply motivated, MM is an intriguing new postmodern hero. ' SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on the half title page ARC edition includes a letter from the publisher, Jonathan Galassi, bound in.

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    Condition: Fine in silver illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 82378
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  • THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY. by Baker, Tiffany.
    Baker, Tiffany.
    THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009.). SIGNED first edition - The author's rather offbeat but very highly praised first novel - Publisher's Weekly says that this "mixes the exuberant eccentricities of John Irving's Garp, Anne Tyler's relationship savvy and the plangent voice of Margaret Atwood. . . Haunting the margins of Truly's story is that of Tabitha Dyerson, a rumored witch whose secrets afford a breathtaking role reversal for Truly. It's got all the earmarks of a hitÑinfectious and lovable narrator, a dash of magic, an impressive sweep and a heartrending but not treacly family drama." SIGNED on the title page with the word "Enjoy." 341 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 80523
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  • THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY. by Baker, Tiffany.
    Baker, Tiffany.
    THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009.). First edition - The author's rather offbeat but very highly praised first novel - Publisher's Weekly says that this "mixes the exuberant eccentricities of John Irving's Garp, Anne Tyler's relationship savvy and the plangent voice of Margaret Atwood. . . Haunting the margins of Truly's story is that of Tabitha Dyerson, a rumored witch whose secrets afford a breathtaking role reversal for Truly. It's got all the earmarks of a hitÑinfectious and lovable narrator, a dash of magic, an impressive sweep and a heartrending but not treacly family drama." 341 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 45685
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  • Barnes, Linda
    SNAPSHOT

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Delacorte, 1993. The fifth mystery featuring Boston PI Carlotta Carlyle.

    Condition: Good only - printed cream wrappers are somewhat soiled.

    Book ID: 11817
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  • Barnes, Steven
    BLOOD BROTHERS

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1997). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A novel of sorcery in contemporary America - the story of two men, one a white supremacist, the other a computer game designer, both descendants of the same slave, an African sorcerer, who must learn to work together to confront the men who have preyed on their families for generations.

    Condition: Fine in printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 4913
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  • FATHER'S DAY by Batchelor, John Calvin
    Batchelor, John Calvin
    FATHER'S DAY

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, 1994. First edition - Set in 2003, this political thriller has an incapcitated president and a ruthless vice president who takes over power.... Intended to be Batchelor's bid for bestsellerdom, this had a hardcover first printing of 100,000 copies, and so, while not scarce, these advance issues are much less common than the trade editions.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers as issued.

    Book ID: 24842
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  • VIOLENCE: A Novel. by Bausch, Richard
    Bausch, Richard
    VIOLENCE: A Novel.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. dj. First edition - A study of the lingering effects of violence: being involved as a hostage in a convenience store holdup and murder triggers the protagonist's memories of the abuse he suffered as a child and creates a fear that he will not be able to break the cycle. The less common, and earlier, advance issue in plain brown printed wrappers. Interestingly, the pre-publication information shows an expected price of 22.95, the advance of the dust jacket wrapped loosely around this copy has 19.95, which was the actual price. 293 pp

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41803
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  • SILVERHAIR: The Mammoths Trilogy, Book One. by Baxter, Stephen.
    Baxter, Stephen.
    SILVERHAIR: The Mammoths Trilogy, Book One.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperPrism, (1999.). SIGNED first edition - The first book in a new trilogy, set in contemporary times, and chronicling the history of a family of highly evolved and intelligent Mammoths on an isolated Siberian Island, and threats that face them: global warming, dwindling gene pool, and most deadly of all - Man. Both an adventure story and a fable for our time. SIGNED on the title page. 212pp

    Condition: Very near fine in light grey printed wrappers (faint crease to lower corner of front cover.)

    Book ID: 43657
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  • DOGS OF GOD by Benedict, Pinckney
    Benedict, Pinckney
    DOGS OF GOD

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 1994. First edition - Author's first novel - a tale of malevolence and violence set in rural West Virginia.

    Condition: Very good+ in glossy illustrated wrappers (slight curl to edge of covers.)

    Book ID: 4789
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  • METRO STOP DOSTOEVSKY: Travels in Russian Time / STOLEN FIGS AND OTHER ADVENTURES IN CALABRIA. by Bengis, Ingrid / Mark Rotella.
    Bengis, Ingrid / Mark Rotella.
    METRO STOP DOSTOEVSKY: Travels in Russian Time / STOLEN FIGS AND OTHER ADVENTURES IN CALABRIA.

    Edition: Advance except.

    San Francisco: North Point Press, (2003). First edition - A limited edition chapbook, containing excerpts from two forthcoming travel books, published dos-a-dos. 21 pp and 14 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed wrappers. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 76220
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  • SOHO CRIME-SOHO CONSTABLE SAMPLER FALL 2010 - WINTER - 2011. by Black, Cara, signed; Graeme Kent, Michael Pearce and others.
    Black, Cara, signed; Graeme Kent, Michael Pearce and others.
    SOHO CRIME-SOHO CONSTABLE SAMPLER FALL 2010 - WINTER - 2011.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: SOHO Press, 2011. SIGNED first edition - This advance sampler contains chapters from both Soho Crime (New York) and Soho Constable (London) bound back to back. SoHo Crime includes excerpts from books by Stuart Neville, Henry Chang, Leighton Gage, Quentin Bates, Graeme Kent and Cara Black; SoHo Constable has excerpts from Michael Pearce, Peter Helton and Alison Bruce. SIGNED by Cara Black at the chapter from her novel "Murder in Passy." 112 pp, 37 pp.

    Condition: Just about fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78269
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  • SAVAGE RUN. by Box, C. J.
    Box, C. J.
    SAVAGE RUN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2002.). SIGNED (on a bookplate) first edition - Second mystery featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett; in this, he goes to the forests of Twelve Sleep County to check into a massive explosion that may have killed an environmental activist, and finds evidence of a deadly conspiracy. SIGNED on a bookplate pasted onto the first page. 271 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80546
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  • Box, C. J.
    SAVAGE RUN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2002). SIGNED first edition - Second mystery featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett; in this, he goes to the forests of Twelve Sleep County to check into a massive explosion that may have killed an environmental activist, and finds evidence of a deadly conspiracy. SIGNED on a bookplate pasted onto the first page.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 24829
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  • Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
    "The Fog Man" from WITHOUT A HERO.

    Edition: First printing in stapled wrappers.

    New York: Penguin, [1995]. First edition - The first separate publication of this short story from 'Without a Hero' issued as a publicity piece for Viking Penguin. Uncommon. 16 pages.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 21055
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