Bookstore

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
 
 

Modern Fiction Firsts

 - 210 items found in your search
Modern Fiction Firsts

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 Abish, Walter Eclipse Fever
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1993 0679418679 / 9780679418672 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
A review copy with publisher's slip laid in. A slight wrinkle to the front panel. Preston Hollier, a wealthy American developer, has traduced two young rising-star Mexican intellectuals into doing his bidding under the guise of undertaking restoration and conservation of the Mayan pyramids and antiquities. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 Amidon, Stephen Thirst
New York Bloomsbury 1992 0747511446 / 9780747511441 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A remainder mark to the bottom page edges. The author's second novel, a story involving business chicanery and Native Americans.; Remainder 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 Amis, Martin Night Train
New York Harmony Books 1998 0609601288 / 9780609601280 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Amis on the half-title page. A sort of anti-police procedural, following all the rules and then blowing them away. Creasing to the bottom of the rear panel, and a nick to the rear fold. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 Attenberg, Jami Suck on This
(n. P. ) N.D. First Edition; First Printing Stapled wraps Very Good+ Illustrated by Flake, Emily 
A letterpress printed selection of prose from the novel Instant Love. A tiny spot on the front cover, else fine. ; 12 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 Babcock, Richard Bow's Boy
New York Scribner 2002 0743227271 / 9780743227278 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Set in Laroque, WI, during the mid-1960s, Babcock's novel takes a close look at growing up in small-town America when the Vietnam War is just beginning to take its toll on the young. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 Bacon, Charlotte There is Room for You
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2004 0374281858 / 9780374281854 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
A trip to India reveals long-hidden secrets and helps a daughter reconcile with her difficult mother in this novel by the author of A Private State. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 Bainbridge, Beryl A Weekend with Claude
New York George Braziller 1982 0807610313 / 9780807610312 First Revised Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
Light rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards. While spending the weekend in the country with friends, a woman tries to convince her new boyfriend that he is the father of her unborn child. Originally published in 1967, this edition has been essentially rewritten by the author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
8 Barker, Nicola Behindlings
New York Ecco 2002 0060185694 / 9780060185695 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
The tale of the hero-worshipped Wesley, who is constantly trailed by a flock of adoring "behindlings." 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Blow Your House Down, Barker, Pat
9 Barker, Pat Blow Your House Down
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1984 039913011x / 9780399130113 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Light soiling to the rear panel, and a touch of rubbing to the folds. A novel about a killer stalking prostitutes in England's industrial north. 
Price: 22.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The King, Barthelme, Donald
10 Barthelme, Donald The King
New York Harper & Row 1990 0060161957 / 9780060161958 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Moser, Barry Signed by Illustrator
Briefly inscribed by Moser. A crease to the top of the front flap. A 20th-century parable, in which Barthelme transposes King Arthur and his Round Table to 1940s England under Nazi bombardment. ; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
11 Barthelme, Frederick Tracer
New York Simon & Schuster 1985 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
An Uncorrected Proof in the publisher's plain yellow wrappers. This novella introduces more of the writer's whacked-out middle-aged couples, divorced and sleeping with the wrong people (i.e., marital relatives). 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
12 Barthelme, Frederick Two Against One
New York Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1988 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
An Uncorrected Proof in plain blue wrappers with publisher's slip laid in. A small ink notation to the spine. Appearing unexpectedly on Edward's fortieth birthday, his estranged wife, Elise, triggers a series of events that will embroil them in a bizarre triangle and strain their marriage to the breaking point. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
13 Bauer, Tricia Hollywood & Hardwood
Bridgehampton, NY Bridge Works Publishing Company 1999 188259326x / 9781882593262 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
A couple from working-class roots seeks to transcend their origins through careers in film and theater, struggling with career ambition and relationship problems along the way. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
14 Bausch, Richard Rebel Powers (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1993 0395595088 / 9780395595084 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Bausch on the title page. A decorated Air Force officer and former POW returns from Vietnam alive but faces a dishonorable discharge and a two-year prison term. A signed Advance Reading Copy is included. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
15 Baxter, Charles Saul and Patsy
New York Pantheon Books 2003 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Signed by Baxter. An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. A seemingly happy domestic scene is turned upside down by the obsessive attentions of a troubled sixteen-year-old boy. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 18.99 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
16 Bell, Madison Smartt Save Me, Joe Louis
New York Harcourt Brace & Company 1993 0151794324 / 9780151794324 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
In his seventh novel, Bell continues his exploration of the sociological factors that drive aberrant behavior. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
17 Benedict, Helen The Sailor's Wife
Cambridge Zoland Books 2000 1581950241 / 9781581950243 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
A promotional copy, with the publisher's stamp on the title and dedication pages. Naive and romantic, Miami-born Joyce Perlman elopes with Greek sailor Nikos in 1973 only to face the harsh, unromantic realities of life on a primitive Mediterranean island. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
18 Berne, Suzanne A Perfect Arrangement (Includes a Signed Uncorrected Proof)
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2001 1565122615 / 9781565122611 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
The stress in a modern-day marriage of opposites is exacerbated by the arrival of a seemingly perfect nanny in this second novel by the author of A Crime in the Neighborhood. A signed Uncorrected Proof is included. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
19 Berriault, Gina The Son
New York New American Library 1966 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Moderate rubbing and edgewear to the price-clipped dust jacket. A novel about a mother's incestuous relationship with her son. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
20 Berryman, John Recovery
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1973 0374248176 / 9780374248178 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Slight creasing to the dust jacket. Publisher's price of $6.95 on the front flap. The legendary Minnesota poet's seminal novel of addiction and recovery delves deeply into the humiliations, defeats, and delusions he faces in as he tries to deal with his alcoholism. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to mail@BungalowBooks.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie