Amazing Grace  Jonathan Kozol  Crown  Hardcover  Very Good  $12.75
 1995. Stated First Edition. Inscribed by Author "To Sandy - Bless the Children" Crisp and fresh, DJ in protective cover.
   Antonietta  John Hersey  Knopf  Hardcover  Fine  $20.00
 1991. Stated first edition. This inventive novel is a romantic odyssey of a Stradivarius violin, taking place over the course of three centuries. Duo-tone maroon covers with vivid dust jacket, protective cover. Illustrated endpages show many profiles of the infamous violin.
   Bailey's Café  Gloria Naylor  Harcourt Brace Jovanovich  Hardcover  Fine  $30.00
 1992 First Edition 3rd Printing - Autographed. In beautiful, almost new condition. "Welcome to Bailey's Café, the most mythically real eating place you've ever walked into. Presided over by Bailey himself and his helpmate, Nadine, it is a magnet that draws a wide variety of society's detritus, each with her own story to tell. One would call them misfits all, but in the magical aura of Bailey's Café, as the new year approaches, each becomes a universal creature of biblical stature. Magic, too touches every line of each one's story. For this we have only the consummate skill of Gloria Naylor to thank."
   Beach Music  Pat Conroy  Doubleday  Hardcover  Good  $40.00
 1995. Stated First Edition. Signed. Blue on blue cover has white spots on top and bottom around the spine. Rest is nice. DJ has a bookstore label on the back.
   Bibliophilia  Michael Griffith  Arcade Publishing  Hardcover  Fine  $21.00
 2003. Stated First Edition. A Novella and Stories. In the title novella, Bibliophilia, the unlikely protagonist is a postmenopausal university librarian pressed into reluctant duty as a 'sex cop' whose job is to troll the stacks for students intent on liilicit coupling among the classics. Her colleague at the circulation desk, an exchange student from Egypt, has come to the States to study hydrology but ends up learning far more about American sexual mores than his subject of choice. The stories are euqally zany and wide ranging …. featuring among others: a hair scientist that is going bald; a mother who hands her toddler to a mugger while she rummages for money in her purse…. What the fictions have in common is an astute mixture of comedy and pathos. Taking seemily ludicrous premises, Griffith manages, in surprising ways, to render them poignant." Book has one tiny edge bump on one corner otherwise in mint condition. DJ has a small amount of soil but looks great.
   Bittersweet  Leslie Li  Charles E. Tuttle  Hardcover  Fine  $29.90
 1992. First Edition. Signed. (and stamped with traditional Chinese calligraphy). DJ & Book are both fine condition. Protective cover. "From the last days of the warlords to the tragedy of Tiananmen Square, it is in essence the 100-year odyssey of Bitttersweet, a headstrong peasant woman who rises from poverty and endures abandonment, patriarchy, and revolution as the wife of the second most powerful man in China. This gripping story was inspired by the lives of the author's grandfather, the first democratically elected Vice President of China and subsequently acting president, and her grandmother, a woman you won't soon forget."
   Blind Assassin  Margaret Atwood  Doubleday  Hardcover  Very Good  $16.00
 2000. Stated First Edition. Black cover with gold text. Small indentation on front cover at the top. DJ has a yellow line on the inside front tlap.
   Bucking the Sun  Ivan Doig  Simon & Schuster  Hardcover  Fine  $39.00
 1996. First Edition. Signed. Beige & cream cover with gold text on spine. DJ is white, black text, colored illustration of a barn surrounded by hills.. Book and DJ are in fine condition.
   Buffalo Soldier  Chris Bohjalian  Shaye Arehart Books  Hardcover  Fine  $36.00
 2002. Stated First Edition. Signed. Set in northern Vermont, tells the story of a couple that take in a foster child after their twin daughters are tragically killed. The child Alfred, has been in and out of foster & group homes and is hoping for a permanent situation. The story gets even more complicated when the husband has a brief affair and the woman ends up pregnant. Book and DJ are in fine condition.
   Burden of Desire  Robert MacNeil  Doubleday  Hardcover  Very Good  $38.00
 1992. Stated First Edition. Signed. First novel for MacNeil the co-anchor of MacNeil/Lehrer New Hour on PBS. Cover is blue & navy. Decorative maps on endpapers. This book is like new except for some minor shelfwear on the DJ and some spotting on top & sides of pages (only seen when book is closed).
   Canyons  Gary Paulsen  Delacorte Press  Hardcover  Good  $42.00
 1990. 2nd Printing. Signed by the Author. Clean, tight and crisp. DJ has some small tears, a little soil and a few spots.
   Charterhouse: Dune  Frank Herbert  G.P. Putnam's Sons  Paperback  Good  $45.00
 1985. Uncorrected Proof - Advanced Reading Copy. Last in the famous Dune series. A fun collectible for any Frank Herbert fan. Plain Orange Paper Cover with black text. Some soil on the outside, spine bumped.
   Chicago  Studs Terkel  Pantheon  Hardcover  Good  $6.50
 1986. First Edition. 2nd Printing. Lavendar & grey cover - has a tiny amount of soil. DJ is stained and has a tear on front.
   Coming Into the Country  John McPhee  Farrar, Straus & Giroux  Hardcover  Good  $38.00
 1977. First Edition. Alaska. Green cover with embossed illustration. Slight fading on back & edges. White DJ has staining and some tears. Endpaper maps - owners name on front free one. Pages are spotted when closed - not visible when open - free of marks.
   Corelli's Mandolin  Louis De Bernieres  Pantheon Books  Hardcover  Near Fine  $90.00
 1994. Stated First American Edition. Signed. Black with gold text. Bottom of DJ has photo of soldiers with music staff superimposed, the top has a still life painting that includes a mandolin. Both book and jacket are in near fine condition.
   Damage  Josephine Hart  Knopf  Hardcover  Good  $13.00
 1991. First American Edtiion. Black cover with title embossed on front - gold text on spine. Cover has white spots and DJ has some shelf wear. Comes with a promotional postcard.
   Downtown  Anne Rivers Siddons  HarperCollins  Hardcover  Near Fine  $34.00
 1994. Stated First Edition. Signed. Red cover with gold text on spine and author initials on front. Book and DJ are in like new condition except for some light flecked spotting on top when book is closed.
   Early from the Dance  David Payne  Doubleday  Hardcover  Very Good  $50.00
 October 1989. First Edition DH Signed. Corners are quite bumped but otherwise quite fine. DJ has shelfwear.
   Ellen Foster  Kaye Gibbons  Algonquin Books  Paperback  Fair  $30.00
 1987. Advanced Readers Copy. Cover a little soiled. Some light water damage on pages. Bent corner.
   Fig Eater  Jody Shields  Little Brown  Hardcover  Very Good  $10.00
 2000. Stated First Edition. Yellow over blue cover. Book is in like new condition. DJ has wear on spine, back is badly stained & soiled.
   Fortune's Rocks  Anita Shreve  Little Brown  Hardcover  Near Fine  $36.00
 1999. First Edition. Signed. Book is in mint condition. DJ is near fine except for small amount of extra glue on back (looks like it could have been there originally). "A meditation on the erotic life of women, an exploration of class prejudices, and most of all a portrayal of the thoughts and actions of an unforgettable young woman. Fortune's Rocks is a masterpiece of narrative drama, beautifully written by one of the most accomplished novelists of our time." One of my personal favorites by Shreve. Great example of a collectible modern first.
   Gravesend Light  David Payne  Doubleday  Hardcover  Mint  $20.00
 This is a first edition in excellent condition. Payne's newest novel is set in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Gravesend Light is the story of love and heroism and personal redemption.
   Haymeadow  Gary Paulsen  Delacorte Press  Hardcover  Near Fine  $56.00
 1992. First Edition. Signed. Looks almost like new.
   L is for Lawless  Sue Grafton  Henry Holt  Hardcover  Mint  $16.00
 This is a first edition of Grafton's alphabetical thriller series. Excellent condition, pages clean and unmarked, dust jacket in protective cover.
   Last Time They Met  Anita Shreve  Little Brown  Hardcover  Fine  $36.00
 2001. Stated First Edition. Signed. Book and DJ both in fine condition. Would be mint except for 3 minute indentations on bottom page edge. Hardcover with silver lettering along spine. Blue & silver DJ with muted illustration of a woman swimming or flying. Overall, a nice example of a collectible modern first edition.
   Law of Love  Laura Esquivel  Crown  Hardcover  Near Fine  $16.00
 1996. First American Edition. Comes with a CD of music - text has icons when to play so you hear the same music the characters do! -cool! Translation by Margaret Sayers Peden. Book and DJ are in like new condition and the CD envelope looks unopened.
   Living  Annie Dillard  Harper Collins  Hardcover  Mint  $28.00
 1992. Stated first edition. This is a beautifully bound novel in mint condition. Excellent example of a collectible modern first edition. Annie Dillard is a fantastic American storyteller. This novel takes place on the Washington state frontier. Dust jacket now inprotective cover, pictorial endpages, deckled page edges, 397 pages.
   Lone Stars  Sophia Healy  Atlantic Monthly Press  Hardcover  Near Fine  $32.00
 1989. First Edition - First Printing. Signed. Clean and crisp. Wrinkle on back paste down that looks like it came that way. DJ only has a tiny bit of shelf wear and is now in protective cover.
   Men and Angels  Robin White  Harper & Bros  Hardcover  Very Good  $14.00
 1961. Stated First Edition M-K. DJ a little soiled, some wear around the edge - not price clipped. Inside crisp and clean.
   Middle Ground  Margaret Drabble  Knopf  Hardcover  Very Good  $18.50
 1980. Stated First American Edition. Inside clean & crisp. Closed pages edges - stained. DJ - some soil & staining on back.
   Morning, Noon & Night  Sidney Sheldon  William Morrow & Co.  Hardcover  Very Good  $8.00
 1995. Stated First Edition. Black over light grey binding with silver text on spine. One blemish on back and minor indentations on bottom edges. DJ has minimal wear. Nice modern first edition of a much loved fiction bestseller writer.
   Murder in the Bookshop  Carolyn Wells  J.B. Lippincott  Hardcover  Fair  $80.00
 1936. Hardest to find of the Fleming Stone Mysteries. First Edition. Owner inscription inside. Looks like the front free endpaper has been removed. Cover is worn - no DJ. Pages yellowed
   Nobody's Fool  Richard Russo  Random House  Hardcover  Very Good  $93.00
 1993. Stated First Edition. 2nd Printing. Clean and crisp. DJ in protective cover.
   Oswald's Tale  Norman Mailer  Random House  Hardcover  Mint  $37.50
 Stated 1st trade edition. A vivd portrait of Lee Harvey Oswald. Book is clean and sqaure, unmarked, dust jacket in protective cover.
   Our Lady of the Forest  David Guterson  Knopf  Hardcover  Very Good  $10.00
 2003. Stated First Edition. From the author of 'Snow Falling on Cedars.' Book is in very nice shape - clean & crisp. DJ has a little soil on back - now in protective cover.
   Playland  John Gregory Dunne  Random House  Hardcover  Very Good  $40.00
 SIGNED 1st edition. A crazy layered novel about Hollywood in the 1940's and America in the 1990's. Excellent condition. Dust jacket in protective cover. Great example of a modern first edition.
   Private Altars  Katherine Mosby  Random House  Hardcover  Near Fine  $10.00
 1995. Stated First Edition. 2nd Printing. Black cover with silver text on spine. Crisp, clean, barely touched copy. DJ just has that wear line down the length of it on the back.
   Reservation Blues  Sherman Alexie  Atlantic Monthly  Hardcover  Mint  $28.50
 Modern 1st Edition, 1st printing. Excellent, unmarked condition. Reservation Blues is a mythic and magical story of Coyote Springs, an all-Indian, Catholic rock n roll band.
   Revolution from Within  Gloria Steinem  Little Brown  Hardcover  Very Good  $36.00
 1992. First Edition - later printing. Signed and dated by author 3/14/92. Clean and crisp inside. Closed page edges are spotted. DJ in protective cover.
   Ride with Me Mariah Montana  Ivan Doig  Atheneum  Hardcover  Very Good  $35.00
 1990. Signed. 2nd Printing. Corners a little bumped - otherwise like new. DJ has a little shelf wear - now in protective cover.
   Robber Bride  Margaret Atwood  Bloomsbury  Hardcover  Very Good  $60.00
 1993. First Edition. Signed. Atwood's 8th novel. Black cover with gold text on spine in nice shape. Pages have soil on edges when together but inside are clean & bright. DJ has some folding, slight soil on back but very little wear.
   Rules of the Wild  Francesca Marciano  Pantheon  Hardcover  Mint  $30.00
 1st ed, AUTOGRAPHED, "A mesmerizing novel of love and nostalgia set in the vast spaces of contemporary East Africa".
   Sexual State of the Union  Susie Bright  Simon & Schuster    Near Fine  $38.00
 1997. Signed First Edition. Book is in near fine condition. DJ has a small amount of shelf wear - now in protective cover.
   Smilla's Sense of Snow  Peter Hoeg  Farrar Straus & Giroux  Hardcover  Very Good  $17.50
 1993. Stated First Edition. First Printing. Blue cover with black spine. Map endpapers. Spotting on spine area. Inside is like new. DJ has minmal wear on back.
   Son of the Circus  John Irving  Random House  Hardcover  Good  $65.00
 1994. First Trade Edition - 2nd printing. Signed. Cover is black over mauroon with gold design on front and gold text on spine. Spine has a lot of white spotting but the rest of the cover is in nice shape. Pages are great - crisp and clean. DJ is in nice shape - all wear is to the protective cover.
   Sugar Cage  Connie May Fowler  Putnam  Hardcover  Near Fine  $48.00
 1992. First Edition. Signed. Author's first book.1992 Teal cover with gold lettering on the spine - in near fine shape. Dust jacket has color illustration on the front and text on the back, in great shape except for a small white spot on the back. Set in Florida "the story begins with the Looneys and the Jewels, best friends and best enemies for some 20 years." Sounds like one of those great Southern family tales - now I want to read it!
   Talk Before Sleep  Elizabeth Berg  Random House  Hardcover  Very Good  $28.00
 1994. First Edition. 3rd printing. Signed on the title page and signed again on half title with these words:" For Sandy With all best wishes and with thanks." Green over black cover - some spotting on the black part - rest of book is fine. DJ is great except for a small indentation on back.
   Vendetta Defense  Lisa Scottoline  HarperCollins  Hardcover  Near Fine  $9.00
 2001. First Edition. First Printing. Book is fine - DJ has a little soil on the back.
   Waterworks  E.L. Doctorow  Random House  Hardcover  Near Fine  $45.00
 1994. First Trade Edtion. 2nd Printing. Signed. White with black spine. Some shelfwear on DJ - book is in very nice shape except for some slight fading on spine.
   Widow for One Year  John Irving  Random House  Hardcover  Near Fine  $38.00
 1997. Stated first edition. 2nd Printing. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Protective cover. One of Irving's more recent works of fiction.
   Wordstruck  Robert MacNeil  viking  Hardcover  Very Good  $28.00
 A writer's memoir, WORDSTRUCK is a fine example of a writer's relfective life. This copy is in very clean, crisp condition, inscribed by the author and dated 4/4/92. Dust jacket in protective sleeve, Some slight foxing and discoloration on page edges and a black (remainder) mark on bottom edges.


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