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1 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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2 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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3 Bellow, Saul. The Actual.
New York Viking. 1997 0-670-86075-1 / 9780670860753 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Fine in a near fine DJ. (Neat corner crease at base of rear DJ. Flap. Mild crease on front cover) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 104 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Bolano, Roberto. (Text) Wimmer, Natasha. (Trans. ) The Savage Detectives.
New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007 0374191484 / 9780374191481 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First American edition. Near fine in a fine DJ. (Short crack & attendant crease at base of front board, otherise fine in DJ. ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 577 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Bowles, Paul. LET IT COME DOWN.
NY RANDOM HOUSE. 1952 First Edition. No Dust Jacket. 
Very good+ copy in grey cloth & borwn boards, lacking the dj. (Couple of mild bumps to corner tips on boards. Text age toned. Mild shelfsoiling) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Bowles, Paul. POINTS IN TIME.
NY THE ECCO PRESS. 1988 First American Edition. Cloth 
Fine in a very close to fine dj. (Only the mildest degree of discoloration to the light sensitive spine on the dj.)  
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 Bowles, Paul. THE SPIDER'S HOUSE.
NY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA. 1955 First Edition. Cloth No Dust Jacket. 
A very good+ or better copy, lacking the dj. (Faint trace of soiling at fore edge. Small sticker impression at head of rear pastedown) Solid copy of the author's THIRD novel. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Bowles, Paul. (Translator) Choukri, Mohamed. (Text) Burroughs, William S. (Introduction) TENNESSEE WILLIAMS IN TANGIER.
SANTA BARBARA: CADMUS EDITIONS. 1979 1979 First Edition. Soft Cover Fine Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED Limited Edition. One of 200 numbered copies signed by Paul Bowles & by Mohamed Choukri. Fine in printed wrappers, with clear acetate cover. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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9 Bulgakov, Mikhail. Text) Burgin, Diana & O'Connor, Katherine Tiernan. (Trans. ) The Master and Margarita.
London Picador Books 1997 0-330-35133-8 / 9780330351331 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First U. K. Edition of the definitive translation of this satirical classic. Annotations & afterword by Ellenea Proffer. Fine in a fine DJ. (O) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 367 pages 
Price: 175.00 USD
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10 Burgess, Anthony. NINETY-NINE NOVELS. THE BEST IN ENGLISH SINCE 1939.
LONDON ALLISON & BUSBY. 1984 First Edition. Cloth 
Fine in a near fine dj. (Orange hue on spine of dj. discolored, though remaining perfectly readable) A personal choice by Anthony Burgess.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Burroughs, William S. NOVA EXPRESS.
NY GROVE PRESS. 1964 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in a close to fine dj. (Couple of tiny soil spots on dj. Small trace of lamination peel at head of rear panel of dj.) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12 Capote, Truman. A TREE OF NIGHT AND OTHER STORIES.
NY RANDOM HOUSE. 1949 First Edition. Near fine 
Near fine in a close to fine dj. (Couple of corner tips minutely bumped. Slight trace of toning to spine on dj.) A lovely copy of the author's SECOND book. (GC) 
Price: 400.00 USD
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13 Chabon, Michael. WONDER BOYS.
NY VILLARD BOOKS. 1995 First Edition. Cloth 
Fine in dj. Basis for an excellent film starring Michael Douglas.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Chatham, Russell. (Painting) Bass, Rick. Author) THE NINE MILE WOLVES: PROMOTIONAL POSTER.
LIVINGSTON CLARK CITY PRESS. 1994 
Promotional POSTER. (24" X 24 1/2") Fine on a single high-gloss printed sheet of cardstock. (Small trace of rubbing at bottom edge of margin, not affecting the image) Features the full-color reproduction of a painting by Russell Chatham titled "Madison River Canyon." Distributed in short supply by the publisher at an ABA trade show. perfectly suited for framing. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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15 Chatwin, Bruce. And, Theroux, Paul., Williams, Kyffin. (Illustrations) PATAGONIA REVISITED.
LONDON: MICHAEL RUSSELL. 1985 1985 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
First trade edition. Fine in dj. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 Davies, Robertson. THE MANTICORE.
TORONTO: MACMILLAN. 1972 1972 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in a priceclipped, otherwise fine 'Second' issue dj. (Numbers 7330 at base of rear panel of dj.) SECOND of the Deptford books. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Dufresne, John. THE WAY THAT WATER ENTERS STONE.
NY: NORTON. 1990 1990 First Edition. Soft Cover Fine 
UNCORRECTED PROOFS. Fine in plain light blue printed wrappers. Author's FIRST book. Stories. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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18 Ellis, Bret Easton. The Rules of Attraction.
New York Simon and Schuster 1987 067162234X / 9780671622343 First Edition; First Printing Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Near fIne in a priceclipped, near fine DJ. (Upper corner tips lightly bumped. Spine on DJ. Mildly discolored) SECOND book by the author of "Less Than Zero." ; 283 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Ephron, Nora. HEARTBURN.
NY KNOPF. 1983 First Edition. Fine 
ADVANCE READING COPY. Fine in white printed wrappers. Author's FIRST novel. Made into a film. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Firbank, Ronald. INCLINATIONS.
GRANT RICHARDS. LONDON 1916 
First Edition. One of 500 copies printed. A very good copy in a Vg. example of the rare dj. (Some faint traces of shelfsoiling to cloth covers. Slender one inch piece of repair tape at base of rear pa stedown. Shallow chipping at spine ends. Only lightly affecting the publisher's name at base. Several smallish chips at edges of dj. Two inch tear with creases & chipping at base of rear panel of dj.) Scarce in any kind of dj.  
Price: 300.00 USD
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