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1 Andersen, Kurt Heyday
New York Random House 2007 0375504737 / 9780375504730 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed and dated by Andersen on the title page. Set in the mid 19th century, the story of a young Englishman infatuated with all things American, especially the part-time actress/part-time prostitute whom he meets on his first passage to New York. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Hunger's Brides: A Novel of the Baroque, Anderson, Paul
2 Anderson, Paul Hunger's Brides: A Novel of the Baroque
New York Carroll & Graf 2005 0786715413 / 9780786715411 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Anderson on the title page. This immense first novel, which took the author 12 years to write, revolves around Mexican nun and poet Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (1648-95), a leading Baroque literary and religious figure and strong advocate of women's rights.; 1358 pages; Signed by Author 
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3 Bainbridge, Beryl According to Queeney
London Little, Brown & Company 2001 0316858676 / 9780316858670 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
In this novel, Bainbridge examines the life of scholar-lexicographer Dr. Samuel Johnson, and the strange relationship he built in his later years with wealthy Southwark brewer Henry Thrale and his vivacious but moody wife, Hester. 
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The Voyage of the Narwhal, Barrett, Andrea
4 Barrett, Andrea The Voyage of the Narwhal
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1998 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by Barrett. An Advance Reading Copy in pictorial wrappers. A voyage in search of the lost explorer Sir John Franklin runs aground due to its young commander's egotism in this fictional memoir.; Signed by Author 
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5 Bennett, Ronan The Catastrophist
New York Simon and Schuster 1997 First American Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
An Uncorrected Proof in white wrappers with black tape binding. A novel set in the Belgian Congo just before independence, with the rise and fall of Patrice Lumumba as backdrop. The author's first novel to be published in the U.S., and shortlisted for the Whitbread Award. Len Deighton broke his "fifty year rule" to blurb this book. 
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6 Berkman, Pamela Rafael Her Infinite Variety
New York Simon & Schuster 2001 074321255x / 9780743212557 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Signed by Berkman on the title page. The author debuts with ten stories about episodes in Shakespeare’s life or characters in his plays. A paperback original.; Signed by Author 
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7 Blake, James Carlos The Pistoleer
New York Berkley Books 1995 0425147827 / 9780425147825 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by Blake on the title page. Moderate creasing to the covers, and a stamp to the bottom page edges. Follows the fictional life of notorious gunman John Wesley Hardin, from his rip-roaring youth and sixteen years in prison, to his turbulent final days, in an account about a man and his personal code of honor. A first novel. ; Remainder; Signed by Author 
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8 Brand, Dionne At the Full and Change of the Moon
Toronto Alfred A. Knopf Canada 1999 0676971016 / 9780676971019 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
A novel that focuses on an 1824 slave revolt in Trinidad. By the author of In Another Place, Not Here. 
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9 Butler, Robert Olen Wabash
New York Knopf 1987 039455597x / 9780394555973 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Remainder marked. Signed by Butler. In 1932 Wabash, Illinois, Deborah and Jeremy Cole, estranged since the death of their daughter, try to work out their grief through involvement in family concerns and the labor movement. ; Remainder; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Chevalier, Tracy Falling Angels (Includes Advance Reading Copy)
New York Dutton 2001 0525945814 / 9780525945819 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Chevalier on the title page. A spot of rubbing to the front panel, else fine. The story of two girls from different backgrounds who might never have met and become friends had their families not visited adjoining gravesites in 1901 London. An Advance Reading Copy (not signed) in illustrated wrappers is included.; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Crace, Jim Quarantine (Includes Uncorrected Proof)
New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998 0374239622 / 9780374239626 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Retells the story of Jesus Christ's forty-day sojourn in the wilderness and its impact on a small group of individuals. Winner of the Whitbread Award, and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. An Uncorrected Proof in blue wrappers with publisher's letter laid in is included. The proof is far more uncommon than the slipcased advance reading copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Fleming, Charles After Havana
New York Minotaur Books 2004 0312307489 / 9780312307486 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Fleming on the title page. Havana, with the Batista regime crumbling, is the setting for Fleming's novel about love among the ruins. ; Signed by Author 
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Sarah Canary (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy), Fowler, Karen Joy
13 Fowler, Karen Joy Sarah Canary (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)
New York Henry Holt 1992 0805017534 / 9780805017533 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Fowler on the title page. The author's debut recounts the 19-century adventures of a mysterious wild woman--and of the Chinese railway worker, insane-asylum escapee, suffragette, and exhibiter of circus freaks who pursue her through the Washington Territory. A signed Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers is included.; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Freeman, David One of Us
New York Carroll & Graf 1997 078670490x / 9780786704903 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Freeman on the title page. A novel of colonial decay, set in Egypt before and during WWII. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Fuller, John Flying to Nowhere
New York George Braziller 1984 0807610879 / 9780807610879 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
During the Middle Ages, an emissary of the Bishop is sent to a lonely Welsh island to investigate the disappearance of pilgrims who have come to visit its sacred well. Winner of the 1983 Whitbread Prize. 
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16 Ghosh, Amitav Sea of Poppies
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2008 0374174229 / 9780374174224 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Ghosh on the title page. A nick to the head of the spine. An historical novel set in 1838, when the opium trade between British-ruled India and China was in full swing. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Godshalk, C.S. Kalimantaan
New York Henry Holt and Company 1998 0805055339 / 9780805055337 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Godshalk on the title page. Winner of the Los Angeles Times Award for Best First Novel. At the height of the Victorian Empire, a young officer of the East India Company carves out a small raj for himself on the island of Borneo in the Malaysian archipelago. ; Signed by Author 
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18 Hill, Carol De Chellis Henry James' Midnight Song
New York Poseidon Press 1993 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
An Uncorrected Proof in yellow wrappers. When a bloody body disappears from Dr. Freud's study, Inspector Maurice Le Blanc must cope with Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Henry James, Edith Wharton, and others. 
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Chango's Beads and Two-Tone Shoes, Kennedy, William
19 Kennedy, William Chango's Beads and Two-Tone Shoes
New York Viking 2011 0670022977 / 9780670022977 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Kennedy on the title page. Softening to the tail of the spine. Set against the backdrop of Castro's overthrow of Batista and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, a young reporter visits Havana in 1957 in search of a story.; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Kennedy, William Roscoe (Includes an Uncorrected Proof)
New York Viking 2002 0670030295 / 9780670030293 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Kennedy. Roscoe, the chief architect of Albany's notorious political machine between the two world wars, attempts to quit politics, but he is thwarted by new political wars, a mysterious death, and self-destructive party feuds. An Uncorrected Proof in pictorial wrappers is included.; Signed by Author 
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