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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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  • THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG. by Carey, Peter.
    Carey, Peter.
    THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Faber & Faber, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A fictionalized history of Australia's Kelly Gang as told by the gang's leader, Ned Kelly, orphan, horse thief, farmer, bank robber, police-killer, and a beloved Robin Hood to his poor countrymen. Winner of the 2001 Booker Prize (the second novel for which Carey won this award.) SIGNED on the half title page. Illustrated title page. Map of "Ned Kelly's Australia" laid in (one sheet folded) 352 pp. ISBN: 0-571-192165.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61426
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  • THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG. by Carey, Peter.
    Carey, Peter.
    THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. SIGNED first edition - A fictionalized history of Australia's Kelly Gang as told by the gang's leader, Ned Kelly, orphan, horse thief, farmer, bank robber, police-killer, and a beloved Robin Hood to his poor countrymen. Winner of the 2001 Booker Prize (the second novel for which Carey won this award.) SIGNED on the title page. Map, illustrated title page. 353 pp. ISBN: .

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63781
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  • VERNON GOD LITTLE. by Pierre, DBC
    Pierre, DBC
    VERNON GOD LITTLE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Canongate Books, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel - a 'post-modern picaresque tale' which has been compared to 'The Confederacy of Dunces' as a fresh new voice. Winner of the 2003 Booker Prize. 277 pp. In a first issue dust jacket without the Booker notation. ISBN: 1841954608.

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

    Book ID: 46739
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  • LINCOLN IN THE BARDO: A Novel. by Saunders, George.
    Saunders, George.
    LINCOLN IN THE BARDO: A Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, 2017. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, winner of the 2018 Man-Booker Prize. "February 1962. The Civil War rages while President Lincoln's 11 year old son is gravely ill; in a matter of days, Willie dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery. Newspapers report that a grief-stricken Lincoln returns to the crypt several times to hold his boys body. From that seed of historical truth, George Saunders spins an unforgettable story of familial love and loss that breaks free of its realistic, historical framework into a supernatural realm both hilarious and terrifying. Willie Lincoln finds himself in a strange purgatory - called, in the Tibetan tradition, the bardo. Within this…

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    New York: Random House, 2017. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, winner of the 2018 Man-Booker Prize. "February 1962. The Civil War rages while President Lincoln's 11 year old son is gravely ill; in a matter of days, Willie dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery. Newspapers report that a grief-stricken Lincoln returns to the crypt several times to hold his boys body. From that seed of historical truth, George Saunders spins an unforgettable story of familial love and loss that breaks free of its realistic, historical framework into a supernatural realm both hilarious and terrifying. Willie Lincoln finds himself in a strange purgatory - called, in the Tibetan tradition, the bardo. Within this transitional state, where ghosts mingle, gripe, and commiserate, a monumental struggle erupts over young Willies soul." SIGNED on the title page and dated 4-27-17. Includes an interview with Saunders. 349 pp.

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    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 71562
    View cart More details Price: $175.00