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Gabriel's Eye

By: Smith, C.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Houston, Winedale: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000941

Condition: Fine


This is the latest work from the magical pen of C.W.Smith. The book is As New with no flaws. The book was signed by Mr.Smith at a Dallas booksigning which I attended personally. It was published in a small printing. The story tells of the life and loves of a beautiful art teacher, Susan, who gets involved with a seventeen year old transfer student, Jeff Robbins. With compelling insight, Gabriel's Eye exposes the architecture of the human heart in all its vulnerability an... View more info

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December 6

By: Smith, Martin Cruz

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002854

Condition: As New


Martin Cruz Smith is also the author of 'Gorky Park' and 'Havana Bay'. December 6 is a novel of exotic locales, intimate intrigues, and the mysteries of the human heart. This is a brand new volume and it is in Very Fine condition. The dustjacket is also very fine. The volume was signed directly onto the first blank page by Martin Cruz Smith. Set in the crazed, nationalistic Tokyo of late 1941, this novel explores the coming world war through the other end of the prism of... View more info

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Depths of Glory

By: Stone, Irving

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004120

Condition: Near Fine


This is lovely copy of the First Trade Edition of this great biographical novel. There had been a limited signed edition published by the Franklin Library previous to the release of the trade edition. The book is in Very Near Fine condition with all corners square. There is a small mark of discoloration to the bottom edge but it really does not detract. The dustjacket is also Very Near Fine with a tiny bit of wear to the bottom of the spine panel. The dustjacket is not p... View more info

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Mr. X

By: Straub, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001690

Condition: Fine


From the co-author of Black House and The Talisman and the author of Ghost Story comes an exciting tale of horror and the supernatural. This Fine First Edition is as new as is the dust jacket. It is signed in Mr. Straub's inimitable scrawl directly onto the title page. For more than two decades Peter Straub has been writing great books that have entertained and terrified us. Straub is without peer in the realm of psychological suspense and horror. Very fine copy. We are... View more info

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Unto the Sons

By: Talese, Gay

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001681

Condition: Fine


From the author of Honor Thy Father and The Kingdom and the Power. There is a bold inscription on the first free endpaper and it is signed and dated in the year of publication (1992). The book and dust jacket are in fine condition. This title is often considered to be Mr. Talese's most important and compelling work. It is the epic saga of the millions that emigrated from Italy to America beginning at the turn of the 20th century. Encompassing three generations and two Wo... View more info

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A Writer's Life

By: Talese, Gay

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005971

Condition: Fine


Gay Talese is the author of many fine bestsellers such as "Honor Thy Father", "The Kingdom and the Power", and "Unto the Sons". This book, published in 2006 is in very fine condition but for the tiniest of shelfwear to the top of the spine of the dustjacket. It can barely be seen (really!). Apart from this both the book and the dustjacket are in Very Fine condition. Gay Talese has inscribed and dated this volume in the year of publication. It is a... View more info

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Bonesetter's Daughter, The

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002137

Condition: Fine


From the author of The Joy Luck Club and other fine novels comes another story of a Chinese-American family and its heritage. This book is in Very Fine condition and it is signed by Amy Tan directly on the title page. In memories that rise like ghosts, LuLing Young searches for the name of her mother who was the daughter of the Famous Bonesetter from the Mouth of the Mountain. Trying to hold on to the evaporating past, she begins to write all that she can remember of her... View more info

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Signed Thackeray letter (ALS) with Notes for Speech at Dinner October 11, 1855 by W.M. Thackeray on Eve of His Departure to America

By: Thackeray, William M.

Price: $1,995.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Private: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002885

Condition: Very Good


Just Reduced! This is an extraordinarily rare offering. The book itself was rare at the moment that it was printed in 1896. There were only forty copies privately printed. The book is in its original boards which show general aging. The front pastedown of the book has two plates attached. One for the Zamorano Club in Los Angeles California and one ownership plate for a William F. Gable. This book also contains a letter to actor William Macready who was a friend of Thacke... View more info

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Front Row at the White House

By: Thomas, Helen

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004392

Condition: Fine


Here is a great item for those who are interested in politics, journalism, writing, or Feminism. The book is new and has not been read. Helen Thomas was a legendary figure for many years in Whitehouse Press conferences. Now retired, she was feisty, direct, provocative, and sometimes confrontational. She gave headaches to many presidents. The plate that is attached to this book and signed by Helen Thomas is from the National Association of Women Business Owners and was si... View more info

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Tiger Cruise, The

By: Thompson, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canada, Knox Jones Enterprises: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001790

Condition: Fine


This book is brand new and has never been read. This is a terrific adventure story that is signed by the author on the half-title page. It is a paperback First edition. The back of the cover summarizes the plot. The USS Woodbridge, a Los Angeles Class nuclear attack submarine leaves Norfolk on a routine two-day Tiger Cruise with 14 civilians aboard. A Tiger Cruise is a Navy tradition where family and friends are invited aboard a vessel to get first hand experience at sea... View more info

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Only Child

By: Vachss, Andrew

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005171

Condition: As New


This is the First edition and First printing of Andrew Vachss' 'Only Child'. It is in absolutely Fine condition and it is signed by the author directly on the title page. This is one of the author's 'Burke' novels in that Burke is the name of his main character. After years on the run, Burke is desperate to return to his native New York to connect with his "outlaw" family. Burke must take major risks to survive in their part of the city where reputation is everyt... View more info

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Uncentering the Earth

By: Vollmann, William T.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, Norton: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004215

Condition: As New


Another different and fascinating book from serious writer William T. Vollmann. Vollmann also penned such works as Argall, The Royal Family, and The Ice Shirt. He is a writer that commands your attention throughout. The book is in as new condition as is the dustjacket. It is signed and dated by Mr. Vollmann directly on the title page. Also present is the errata slip laid-in which will undoubtedly become rare as many readers discard loose sheets within a book. The book ha... View more info

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Look at the Birdie - Unpublished Short Fiction

By: Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Norwalk CT, Easton Press:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005287

Condition: New


This beautiful Easton Press Signed edition is still in the original publisher's shrinkwrap. Please forgive the picture as it is very difficult to get a decent scan of a book still in wrap. This book of Kurt Vonnegut's unpublished Short Fiction is a strictly Limited edition of 1000 copies. Each volume is signed and numbered by Mr. Vonnegut and it is a fine volume indeed. The Easton Press had a working relationship with the author for more than fifteen years before he pass... View more info

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Acid Row

By: Walters, Minette

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002540

Condition: Fine


This is a New book in Very Fine condition. It is Signed by the author directly on the blank page just before the half-title page. Minette Walters is a writer of recognized talent. This is her eighth novel and her work has been translated into thirty two languages. Acid Row is a great thriller. "Acid Row" is the name that the residents of a crime-ridden, decaying housing project have given to their home. Gangs control the streets and the place is a clear danger zo... View more info

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Hollywood Moon

By: Wambaugh, Joseph

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Little Brown Company: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005434

Condition: As New


This is a brand-new book and it has never been read. It is in as new condition with all corners square, no soiling, and no shelf-wear. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. This copy is a First edition as well as a First printing. It is signed directly on the title page by Mr. Wambaugh. Wambaugh is a former LAPD detective sergeant who also wrote the non-fiction book 'The Onion Fields' as well as 'The Blue Knight', 'The New Centurians', and many other masterful crime novel... View more info

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Hooking Up

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus and Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005201

Condition: Fine


This is a really nice copy of Tom Wolfe's Hooking Up. The book is a first edition and first printing and is in very fine condition. No bumped corners, no spots or stains. The volume is inscribed by Tom Wolfe on the ffep (First Free Endpaper) and of course, it is written in his incredibly flamboyant handwriting. It says "to Joel Baskin" and then it is signed by Mr. Wolfe. The dustjacket shows some slight soiling to the front panel and a couple of spots of shelf-we... View more info

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I am Charlotte Simmons

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus and Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004077

Condition: Fine


From the author of Bonfire of the Vanities comes this new and very controversial novel. The book has caused a stir in many quarters because of its dealing with contemporary college life and its viewpoint on contemporary students. This book is brand new and it has never been read. It is in as new condition and it is signed directly on the title page by Tom Wolfe with his well known flourish. The story of Charlotte Simmons is a story of a beautiful, brilliant, student who ... View more info

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Angelic Darkness, The

By: Zimler, Richard

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Norton: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001825

Condition: As New


From the author of International Bestseller 'The Last Kabbalist in Lisbon' this beautiful true First edition is in Very Fine condition. It has never been read. The dustjacket is also very fine and of course it is not price-clipped. Mr. Zimler has signed this copy directly on the title page. With 'The Angelic Darkness', Zimler has written a haunting story of eroticism and redemption. It is a novel whose hypnotic combination of the ordinary with the fantastic evokes the po... View more info