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  • Vollmann, William T.
    BUTTERFLY STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Andre Deutsch, 1993. SIGNED first edition - The true first edition, preceding the US edition, and only issued as a trade paperback in the UK. Typically indescribable novel by Vollmann - 'Butterfly Boy' is searching for love, in the company of a hedonistic photographer, in Cambodia and Thailand where 'Bendadryl and prostitutes with AIDS are his ever-present companions.' Illustrated with drawings by the author. While Vollmann, one of the most fascinating and interesting of modern writers, had long been a cult favorite, in 2005 he received the prestigious National Book Award for fiction. ISBN: 0-233-988084.

    Condition: SIGNED by the author on first page. Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers with self- flaps. (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 31251
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  • Vollmann, William T.
    BUTTERFLY STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Andre Deutsch, 1993. First edition - The true first edition, preceding the US edition, and only issued as a trade paperback in the UK. Typically indescribable novel by Vollmann - 'Butterfly Boy' is searching for love, in the company of a hedonistic photographer, in Cambodia and Thailand where 'Bendadryl and prostitutes with AIDS are his ever-present companions.' Illustrated with drawings by the author. While Vollmann, one of the most fascinating and interesting of modern writers, had long been a cult favorite, in 2005 he received the prestigious National Book Award for fiction. ISBN: 0-233-988084.

    Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers with self- flaps. (as new.)

    Book ID: 31453
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  • ON THE 7TH DAY GOD CREATED THE CHEVROLET. by Wilkinson, Sylvia.
    Wilkinson, Sylvia.
    ON THE 7TH DAY GOD CREATED THE CHEVROLET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Algonquin Books, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in North Carolina in 1963, two brothers' lives revolve around drag racing in Chevrolets - even as things in the world around them begin to change. Racial tensions are running high, and the Vietnam war is looming. 410 pp. ISBN: 0-945575-130.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (appears unread, but with a remainder line)

    Book ID: 59808
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  • CHINA IN THE MORNING: Impressions of a journey through China and Indo-China. by Wollaston, Nicholas.
    Wollaston, Nicholas.
    CHINA IN THE MORNING: Impressions of a journey through China and Indo-China.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Roy Publishers, (c. 1960) dj. Hardcover first edition - As an independent journalist, Wollaston traveled through Communist China, observing both the rapid progress the country was making and the drastic oppression and lack of freedom, and then he traveled through North and South Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, down the Mekong, and ending his journey at Angkor Wat. An interesting picture of the contrast between China and Southeast Asia in the years immediately preceding the Vietnam War. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Maps. 208 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, slight spine slant, in a very good unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68246
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