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1 Abbott, Lee K.; Barry, Dave; Bausch, Richard; Crumley, James; Hall, James W. The Putt at the End of the World
N. Y. Warner Books, Incorporated 2000 0 446 52600 2 / 9780446526005 First Edition Fine Fine Hardcover 

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2 Adams, Douglas Mostly Harmless, Fifth Book in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
N. Y. Harmony Books 1992 0 517 57740 2 / 9780517577400 First Edition Very Good Near Fine Hardcover 
First printing with full number line including the 1, and original $20.00 price on front flap, clean and tight interior, light smudge on top text-edge with very slight lean, wonderfully goofy illustrated dust jacket nearly fine and now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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3 Adams, Douglas So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, The Fourth Book in the Hitchhiker's Trilogy
N. Y. Harmony Books 1984 0 517 55439 9 / 9780517554395 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
Nearly fine, clean and tight first printing, stated as so with full number line including the 1, and a price of $12.95 on front flap, in black boards with green metallic titles and the signature sassy planet taunting with it's tongue out on front panel, violet endpapers, the wonderful pictorial dust jacket only lightly rubbed with one tiny chip at one tip, else fine and now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Adams, Douglas The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
N. Y. Simon & Schuster 1989 0 671 62583 7 / 9780671625832 First Edition In U. S. Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
Nearly fine first printing with the full number line including the 1, in fresh sienna boards, navy cloth spine with bright gold titles, clean, tight interior, sienna endpapers, flaw being top text-edge shows soil, else fine in a nearly fine unclipped dust jacket with original price of $17.95 on front flap, now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Douglas Adams was a prodigiously gifted writer who generously contributed a wonderful, wacky hilarity to the legion of readers lucky enough to find him. Unfortunately he, and Dirk Gently, have left the terminal. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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5 Alameddine, Rabih The Hakawati
N. Y. Alfred A. Knopf 2008 0307266796 / 9780307266798 First Edition Fine/As New Fine/As New Hardcover SIGNED
Very fine, new, clean, crisp and unread stated first edition, SIGNED by the author with his name only in both English and Arabic to the title page, bound in fresh, sharp red boards with gold stamped titles to the spine, the gorgeous turquoise and gold dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. The Hakawati is an epic and exuberant tale of storytelling from a master of the craft. These wonderful stories of families, wars and survival in the Middle East are a triumph and a delight. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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6 Alexie, Sherman Ten Little Indians
N. Y. Grove Press 2004 0 8021 1744 9 / 9780802117441 First Edition As New As New Hardcover 
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing in sharp lemon boards, blue titles to spine, yellow endpapers, in a fine bright dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Ten Little Indians is a superlative collection of eloquent stories from this candid and original writer. 
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7 Alexie, Sherman The Lone Ranger And Tonto Fistfight In Heaven
N. Y. Atlantic Monthly Press 1993 0 87113 548 5 / 9780871135483 First Edition Near Fine Softcover 
Near fine first printing of the uncorrected advance proof special reader's edition in softcovers with stiff glossy illustrated card covers identical to the hardcover with the superlative cover art of Wendell Minor though this printing is much more scarce than that of the hardcover. The Lone Ranger and Tonto is an accomplished collection of twenty two stories which won Alexie his first acclaim as a fine young writer with tremendous potential. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Alexie, Sherman The Toughest Indian in the World
N. Y. Atlantic Monthly Press 2000 0 87113 801 8 / 9780871138019 First Edition Fine Fine Hardcover 
Fine, clean, crisp first printing appears to be new and unread in sharp blue boards, gold titles stamped to spine, the fresh pictorial dust jacket with silver award medallion of The New Yorker affixed to front panel, protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Alexie's fierce and passionate writing is on fine display in this latest collection of nine stirring short stories. The New Yorker has selected the author as one of the best American fiction writers under 40. 
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9 Ali, Monica Alentejo Blue: Fiction
N. Y. Scribner 2006 0743293037 / 9780743293037 First Edition Near Fine Fine Hardcover 
Nearly fine, clean first printing with just a push at spine-ends, in a near fine dust jacket now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Ali won wide critical acclaim for her debut novel Brick Lane which was nominated for numerous literary awards. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Brick Lane, Ali, Monica
10 Ali, Monica Brick Lane
N. Y. Scribner 2003 0 7432 4330 7 / 9780743243308 First Edition In U. S. As New As New Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, clean and crisp, unread first printing, SIGNED to the title page with her name only, in fresh orange boards, brown spine with silver titles, beautiful pictorial dust jacket protected since purchase in a new, clear Brodart cover. This stunning debut novel was received in Britain to both critical and commercial acclaim, shortlisted for the Booker Prize and nominated for the National Book critic's Circle Award. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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11 Ali, Monica Brick Lane
N. Y. Scribner 2003 0 7432 4330 7 / 9780743243308 First Edition In U. S. Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
First printing in orange boards, brown spine with silver titles, pictorial dust jacket with shelfwear at top edge, now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. This stunning debut novel was received in Britain to both critical and commercial acclaim, shortlisted for the Booker Prize and nominated for the National Book critic's Circle Award. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Ali, Monica Brick Lane
N. Y. Scribner 2003 0 7432 4330 7 / 9780743243308 First Edition In U. S. As New As New Hardcover 
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing, in fresh orange boards, brown spine with silver titles, beautiful pictorial dust jacket protected since purchase in a new, clear Brodart cover. This stunning debut novel was received in Britain to both critical and commercial acclaim, shortlisted for the Booker Prize and nominated for the National Book critic's Circle Award. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Ali, Monica In the Kitchen
N. Y. Scribner 2009 141657168X / 9781416571681 First Edition Fine Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, clean stated first edition with the full number line beginning with the one, SIGNED boldly by the author with her name only to the title page. Bound in fresh deep orange boards, the black spine stamped in copper titles, the fine photographic dust jacket protected in a clear Brodart cover. Ali has been critically acclaimed for her perceptive writing since the publication of her Man Booker Prize finalist Brick Lane. 
Price: 61.00 USD
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14 Allende, Isabel Eva Luna
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Signed First Edition Society/The Franklin Library 1988 First Edition As New Hardcover SIGNED
Very fine, new and unread true first printing: still sealed in the original shrinkwrap. This is a very fine production from the Signed First Edition Society; bound in brown leather with four raised bands to the spine, stamped with gilt titles, all text-edges in pristine gilt, silk ribbon marker bound-in. Allende's magical storytelling is at its peak in these fantastical tales spun by Eva Luna's South American Scheherazade. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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15 Allende, Isabel Ines of My Soul
N. Y. Harper Collins 2006 0061161535 / 9780061161537 First Edition As New As New Hardcover Tranlated by Margaret Sayers Peden SIGNED
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing with the full number line including the 1, SIGNED by Allende with her name only to the title page. Bound in sharp dun colored boards, the black spine stamped in gold titles, green endpapers, map of coastal Chile at front and bibliographical notes at the back, the pristine pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Isabel Allende did extensive reading and research for this historical novel. The facts are so extreme and unlikely that she found it necessary to find documentation about the conquest of Chile and and the vital role of the fierce conquistadora Inez Suarez. As always this master storyteller weaves a spellbinding tale. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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16 Allende, Isabel Of Love and Shadows
N.Y. Knopf 1987 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Nearly fine first printing of Allende's second novel; in sienna boards, burgundy spine with gold titles, only very slightly bumped at one tip and with a few light specks to top-edge, inscribed by the author on free endpaper "to ....and her signature with small flower sketch, dust jacket has a few small discreet creases at extremities, not apparent and now protected in new, clear Brodart cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 Allende, Isabel Portrait in Sepia: A Novel
N. Y. HarperCollins 2001 0 06 621161 1 / 9780066211619 First Edition As New As New Hardcover Translation By Margaret Sayers Peden SIGNED
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing, SIGNED neatly to the title page with the author's name only, in sharp sienna boards, brown spine stamped in copper titles, decorative endpapers detail the extended family tree of the rich cast of characters in this textured and compelling historical novel. Allende is a wonderful storyteller with a large following of readers anticipating each new book. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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18 Allende, Isabel The Infinite Plan
N.Y. Harper Collins 1993 0060170166 / 9780060170165 First Edition Fine Very Good + Hardcover 8vo SIGNED By Author
This is the first of Allende's novels to be set in the United States. It is another compelling and poignant tale from this fine storyteller. This copy of the book is fine with some light shelfwear to the jacket which is now protected in a clear Brodart cover. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page ; "To ..... Isabel Allende" and with her signature flower. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 Allende, Isabel The Stories of Eva Luna
N. Y. Atheneum 1991 0 689 12102 4 / 9780689121029 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover SIGNED
First printing in mustard boards, black cloth spine with gold stamped titles, her decorative red metallic signature to front panel, SIGNED on the half-title and with her trademark flower drawing. Top tips bumped, clean and tight interior, nearly fine pictorial dust jacket with original price intact, only lightly rubbed to back panel, now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. The Stories of Eva Luna is this master storyteller at her finest; crafting vivid, magical and spellbinding tales. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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20 Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers Daughter of Fortune
N. Y. HarperCollins 1999 0 06 019491 x / 9780060194918 First Edition As New As New Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing, SIGNED neatly to the title page with the author's name only, in sharp moire patterned black boards, spine stamped in gold titles, decorative mustard endpapers with black lace design, in a fine dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Allende's superb historical novels are rich in extraordinary characters and events that come to vibrant life in the voice of this master storyteller. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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