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MODERN FICTION

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1 THE BORZOI READER.
NY: KNOPF. 1991 1991 First Edition Stapled Wrappers/paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
Advance Excerpts. 4 issues. Volume 3 number 1(January 4, 1991) Volume 4 number 3(Fall 1992) Volume 5 number 2(Spring 1993) Volume 5 number 1(Winter 1993) All issues are fine in tall stapled wrappers. There are numerous excerpts from notable writers of this period. Laid-in are 3 pages of publicity material from the publisher. Sold only as a set. (LRC) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 Abish, Walter. How German is It. Wie Deutsch Ist Es.
New York New Directions. 1980 0811207765 / 9780811207768 First Edition; First Printing Trade Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
INSCRIBED & dated in year of publication by Walter Abish on title page. About fine in pictorial printed wrappers. Published simultaneously with the cloth issue. Author's breakthrough book. ; 5 1/4" X 8"; 252 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Acker, kathy. GREAT EXPECTATIONS.
SAN FRANCISCO RE/SEARCH. 1982 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First Edition. Near fine in pictorial printed wrappers. (Light foxing at top edge. Small indentation at lower edge of front cover. Trace of mild shelf wear to covers. ) (B) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Acker, Kathy. MY MOTHER: DEMONOLOGY, A NOVEL.
NY PANTHEON. 1993 0679403493 / 9780679403494 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
REVIEW COPY. (Publisher's publicity release & printed slip laid-in) Fine in a fine dj. (Tiny spot of mild erasure at front endpaper) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Allison, Dorothy. BASTARD OUT OF CAROLINA.
NY: DUTTON. 1992 1992 0525934251 / 9780525934257 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
SIGNED by Dorothy Allison on title page. Near fine in a fine DJ. (Edges lightly foxed, including cloth. Hint of shelf wear at top edge of boards. ) Filmed by Angelica Huston. (O) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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6 Amis, Martin. London Fields.
London Cape. 1989 0-224-02609-7 / 9780224026093 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in fine dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 470 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Amis, Martin. OTHER PEOPLE: A MYSTERY STORY.
NY: VIKING. 1981 1981 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
First American edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in plain salmon colored wrappers. (Title inked on spine) Author's FOURTH book. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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8 Amis, Martin. SUCCESS.
HARMONY. 1987 1987 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine 
First American edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF. SIGNED by Martin Amis. Fine in printed wrappers. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9 Amis, Martin. THE MORONIC INFERNO AND OTHER VISITS TO AMERICA.
LONDON: CAPE. 1986 1986 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
SIGNED by Martin Amis on title page. Fine in fine DJ. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10 Amis, Martin. THE RACHEL PAPERS.
NY KNOPF. 1974 0394491432 / 9780394491431 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
About fine in near fine dj. (Hint of foxing at top edge. A few short edge nicks & traces of mild shelf wear to dj.) Author's FIRST book. Basis for a film adaptation. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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11 Arnow, Harriette. HUNTER'S HORN.
NY MACMILLAN. 1949 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in fine dust jacket. (Publisher has clipped the corner tips, leaving printed price intact. The author writes of the Kentucky Hill Country. Her SECOND novel. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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12 Auster, Paul. IN THE COUNTRY OF LAST THINGS.
VIKING. NY 1987 1987 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
UNCORRECTED PROOF. SIGNED by Paul Auster on the title page. Near fine in plain gold printed wrappers. (Trace of foxing at top edge. ) 
Price: 250.00 USD
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13 Babbs, Ken. A FORM OF WORK THAT BECOMES A CONSTRUCT.
NP PRIDE OF TACOMA PRESS. 2004 First Edition. Fine 
SIGNED Limited Edition. One 200 copies signed by Ken Babbs. Fine in pictorial stapled wrappers. Merry prankster Ken Babbs take on his friend Neal Cassady, drawn from tapes and talks. A thoroughly revealing portrait. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 Bagnold, Enid. NATIONAL VELVET.
NY MORROW. 1935 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First American Edition. A very good+ copy in price clipped, otherwise about very good dust jacket. (Fading to red top edge. Chipping at spine ends, slightly affecting the title. Mild discoloration at spine on jacket. Faint stain at lower edge of rear panel. ) Basis for the beloved MGM film starring Elizabeth Taylor & Mickey Rooney. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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15 Ballard, J. G. Super-Cannes.
London Flamingo. 2000 0-00-225847-1 / 9780002258470 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
SIGNED by J. G. Ballard on title page. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (Trace of light shelf wear at edges of dust jacket. ) (B) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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16 Banks, Iain. THE WASP FACTORY.
LONDON MACMILLAN. 1984 First Edition. 
SIGNED by Iain Banks on the title page. About fine in a fine dj. (A few faint specks of foxing at top edge) Author's FIRST book. A superb copy. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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17 Banks, Iain. WALKING ON GLASS.
LONDON MACMILLAN. 1985 0333379861 / 9780333379868 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine 
First Edition. Near fine in fine dust jacket. (Text mildly toned. Couple tiny specks of foxing at top edge. ) Author's SECOND book. (B) 
Price: 375.00 USD
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18 Banks, Iain. WALKING ON GLASS.
HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO. BOSTON 1986 1986 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
First American Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in plain orange printed wrappers. The author's SECOND book. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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19 Banville, John. ATHENA.
London Secker & Warburg 1995 0436202220 / 9780436202223 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in fine dust jacket. ; 5 1/2" X 8 3/4"; 233 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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20 Banville, John. The Blue Guitar.
London Viking. 2015 9780342004326 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Fine in white and blue decorated boards, without dust jacket as issued. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 45.00 USD
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