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  • BOY OF THE BORDER. by Bontemps, Arna and Langston Hughes.
    Bontemps, Arna and Langston Hughes.
    BOY OF THE BORDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    El Paso, TX: Sweet Earth Flying Press, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first publication of this novella for children by these two noted African American writers, a coming of age story set in Northern Mexico and southern California. (A very condensed 10 pp version was originally published as "Broncos over the Border" in Jack and Jill magazine in 1948). Illustrated with full-page drawings by Antonio Castro L. 109 pp. ISBN: 978-0979098703.

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

    Book ID: 72552
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  • GOD'S MOUNTAIN. by De Luca, Erri .
    De Luca, Erri .
    GOD'S MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Riverhead Books, (2002). First edition - Translated from Italian by Michael Moore. The first book by this author to be published in the US, it is the story of a thirteen year old boy who lives in Montedidio (God's Mountains) in Naples in 1960. It is a year of discovery when he begins to become a man, has his first crush while working in a carpentry workshop. 168 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 61305
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  • CORALINE. by Gaiman, Neal (illustrations by Dave McKean.)
    Gaiman, Neal (illustrations by Dave McKean.)
    CORALINE.

    Edition: Later printing of the first edition.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - First young adult book by Gaiman and winner of both the Hugo and Nebula awards for best novella. "In Coraline's family's new flat are twenty-one windows and fourteen doors. Thirteen of the doors open and close. The fourteenth is locked, and on the other side is only a brick wall, until the day Coraline unlocks the door to find a passage to another flat in another house just like her own. Only it's different." SIGNED on the title page by Gaiman. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Dave McKean. 162 pp. ISBN: 0-380-977788.

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

    Book ID: 56327
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  • THIS SHAPE WE'RE IN. by Lethem, Jonathan.
    Lethem, Jonathan.
    THIS SHAPE WE'RE IN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Brooklyn, NY: McSweeney's Books, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An early, rather surrealistic and funny novella by Lethem and an early production by Dave Eggers press. SIGNED on the title page. 55 pp. ISBN: 0-970335520.

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

    Book ID: 81619
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  • JOANNA AND ULYSSES. by Sarton, May
    Sarton, May
    JOANNA AND ULYSSES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1963) dj. Hardcover first edition - A deceptively simple story of a young woman on a vacation to a Greek isle who purchases a sick donkey to save him from being maltreated. Illustrated with drawing by James J. Spanfeller. 127 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (original price of 3.95 still present)

    Book ID: 79797
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  • THE RULES OF LIFE. by Weldon, Fay.
    Weldon, Fay.
    THE RULES OF LIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hutchinson, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel set in 2004 - in what was the near future at the time Weldon wrote this - a lighthearted and very funny satire on contemporary life. A Hutchinson Novella, illustrated with drawings by Amanda Faulkner. 80 pp. ISBN: 0-09-1686806.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 54412
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  • THE RULES OF LIFE. by Weldon, Fay.
    Weldon, Fay.
    THE RULES OF LIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel set in 2004 - in what was the near future at the time Weldon wrote this - a lighthearted and very funny satire on contemporary life. A title in the Harper Short Novel series, illustrated with drawings by Amanda Faulkner. 80 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0157593.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41439
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  • THE RULES OF LIFE. by Weldon, Fay.
    Weldon, Fay.
    THE RULES OF LIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel set in 2004 - in what was the near future at the time Weldon wrote this - a lighthearted and very funny satire on contemporary life. A title in the Harper Short Novel series, illustrated with drawings by Amanda Faulkner. 80 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0157593.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket. (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 36520
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