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THE UNCOLLECTED DAVID RAKOFF
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THE UNCOLLECTED DAVID RAKOFF

by Rakoff, David (Author); Rudnick, Paul (Contributor); Young, Timothy G. (Editor) & Bishop, Elizabeth

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New York City, NY: Anchor Books/Penguin Random House LLC, 2015. First Edition. First Printing.. Softcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. New York City, NY: Anchor Books/Penguin Random House LLC, 2015. Softcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 340 pages. Retrospective collection of essays, fiction, and interviews. One of the most valuable books on the literary art and achievement of David Rakoff. The First Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, of which there are many. Published in a small and limited first print run as a softcover original only in order to reach the widest possible audience. The First Edition is now rare. Features a reproduction of David Rakoff's original self-portait on the cover as a fish out of water and a lovely Memorial Essay by Paul Rudnick, one of the finest American humorist-essayists of our time. Edited by Timothy G. Young. Closing Poem by Elizabeth Bishop. Presents "The Uncollected David… Read More
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THE UNCOLLECTED ESSAYS OF ELIZABETH HARDWICK
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THE UNCOLLECTED ESSAYS OF ELIZABETH HARDWICK

by Hardwick, Elizabeth (Author) & Andriesse, Alex (Editor/Contributor)

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New York City, NY: New York Review Books, 2022. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. New York City, NY: New York Review Books, 2022. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 285 pages. Retrospective collection of essays. One of the most valuable American literary collections of the 20th century. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Precedes and should not be confused with the regular trade edition. Published in a tiny one-time-only print run as a softcover original only for the exclusive use of the publisher and editor. The Uncorrected Proof has the same ISBN as the trade edition. It is now rare. Presents, in its earliest-printing format, "The Uncollected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick". Now collected essays on the widest variety of relevant and important subjects by a fully engaged mind: Music, art, pop culture, literature, politics, contemporary events, and everything else in-between. As Uncorrected Proofs go, this one is actually… Read More
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UNDER THE RED FLAG
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UNDER THE RED FLAG

by Jin, Ha

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Athens, GA: University Of Georgia Press, 1997. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. Athens, GA: University Of Georgia Press, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 207 pages. The author's second collection of short stories. Now considered a contemporary classic. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run by a university press, the University of Chicago Press, as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Ha Jin's "Under The Red Flag". One of his landmark, defining works. Ha Jin has seamlessly and eloquently melded historical fact with personal experience. His short stories have been compared to the works of Isaac Babel, the greatest Russian short-story writer of the 20th century. The weight of History impinges upon his characters, often unbearably so, but the historical canvas never overwhelms what is… Read More
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THE UNKNOWN UNIVERSITY
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THE UNKNOWN UNIVERSITY

by Bolano, Roberto (Author) & Healey, Laura (Translator)

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New York City, NY: New Directions Books, 2013. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/As New Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: New Directions Books, 2013. Hardcover. As New/As New. First Edition/First Printing. 835 pages. Posthumous collection of the author's poetry. One of the most valuable literary collections of our time. The first appearance of the title in English and in the United States. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only that sold out shortly after publication. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Roberto Bolano's "The Unknown University" in a felicitous English translation. All of Bolano's searing, beautiful poetry in a meticulously edited bilingual edition (the Spanish original on the left-hand page, the English translation en face) . There is NO comparable edition in the Spanish original itself. Exhaustive and definitive, it gathers in… Read More
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UNLOCKING THE MASTERS DELUXE SET: BACH'S KEYBOARD MUSIC, BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONIES, AND...

UNLOCKING THE MASTERS DELUXE SET: BACH'S KEYBOARD MUSIC, BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONIES, AND BRAHMS: A LISTENER'S GUIDE

by Bach, Johann Sebastian; Beethoven, Ludwig Van & Brahms, Johannes (Composer/Subjects)

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New York City, NY: Amadeus Press, 2010. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. New York City, NY: Amadeus Press, 2010. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 500 pages. Retrospective collection of book-length accounts. Now widely regarded as one of the finest modern Introductions to the music of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. The first appearance of the individual titles in a Slipcased Set Edition. Published in a small and limited first print run as softcover originals only. Should not be confused with the individual volumes. Encased in a sturdy hard board slipcase. Without DJ's, as issued. Presents, in an elegant boxed set, "Unlocking The Masters". The music of The Three B's, in accessible, illuminating book-length Introductions that scholars, musicians, and listeners alike will find engaging and indispensable. "Along with Beethoven's sonatas and the purely idiomatic works for piano of Chopin and Debussy, the… Read More
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THE UNPOSSESSED CITY

THE UNPOSSESSED CITY

by Fasman, Jon

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New York City, NY: The Penguin Press, 2008. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: The Penguin Press, 2008. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 340 pages. The author's second novel. One of the best novels on post-Communist Russia, as seen from an American novelist's "outsider/insider" perspective. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. Elsa Chiao's DJ design, which utilizes an evocative photograph of Moscow by the great photojournalist Adri Berger, is outstanding. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Jon Fasman's "The Unpossessed City". A Le Carre-inspired twist to the espionage thriller genre. "Jim Vilatzer lives at home and works in his parents' restaurant. He's going nowhere until gambling debts force him to make a change. He lands a job in… Read More
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THE UNPUNISHED VICE: A LIFE OF READING
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THE UNPUNISHED VICE: A LIFE OF READING

by White, Edmund

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New York City, NY: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 230 pages. Book-length account on subject. Edmund White's personal and literary summing-up. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. Presents Edmund White's "The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading". Reading as being alive, being alive as being a reader. "Sparkles with generosity. Every detail is alive and gleaming. It is also a book that floats above things, so light is its touch, so playful and joyous its execution: The essential allusiveness, wit, and sprezzatura of his work, its conversations with other books, its effortless ability to say profound things in un-sententious and gossamer-light ways" (The Guardian).… Read More
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UNSPEAKABLE ACTS: TRUE TALES OF CRIME, MURDER, DECEIT, AND OBSESSION
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UNSPEAKABLE ACTS: TRUE TALES OF CRIME, MURDER, DECEIT, AND OBSESSION

by Weinman, Sarah (Editor); Radden Keefe, Patrick (Contributor); Dean, Michelle & Colloff, Pamela

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New York City, NY: Ecco Press, 2020. First Edition. First Printing.. Softcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. New York City, NY: Ecco Press, 2020. Softcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 393 pages. Retrospective collection of journalistic accounts. One of the best anthologies of its kind ever published in our time. Uncorrected Proof. Precedes and should not be confused with the regular trade edition. Published in a small and limited first print run by Ecco Press as a softcover original only for the exclusive use of the publisher and author only. The ISBN is the same as the regular trade edition. The Uncorrected Proof is now rare. Presents, in its earliest-state format, "Unspeakable Acts: True Tales of Crime, Murder, Deceit, And Obsession". Edited by the estimable and indefatigable crime-writer Sarah Weinman. Foreword by Patrick Radden Keefe, the brilliant New Yorker Magazine writer, who has written similar Crime Profiles himself. "The appeal of… Read More
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UP COUNTRY: THE UNCORRECTED PROOF

UP COUNTRY: THE UNCORRECTED PROOF

by DeMille, Nelson

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New York City, NY: Warner Books, 2001. First Edition. First Printing.. Softcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. New York City, NY: Warner Books, 2001. Softcover. Fine/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 140 pages. The author's eighth novel. The sequel to "The General's Daughter". One of Nelson DeMille's finest achievements. Uncorrected Proof. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a tiny print run as a softcover original only for the exclusive use of the publisher and author. There is no ISBN. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Nelson DeMille's "Up Country". Relentless in its brilliance and energy. "Revives the army career of Chief Warrant Officer Paul Brenner, the cynical, hardworking Criminal Investigation Division man who was forcibly retired after solving the high-profile killing in 'The General's Daughter'. Brenner is called back to investigate the murder of a young army… Read More
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URBAN ANOMALIES: CHICAGO

URBAN ANOMALIES: CHICAGO

by Crane, Barbara (Photographer); Weinstein, Michael & Rohrbach, John B. (Contributors)

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Santa Fe, NM: The Center For American Places, 2002. First Edition. First Printing.. Softcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Santa Fe, NM: The Center For American Places, 2002. Softcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. Unpaginated. Retrospective collection of color photographs. One of Barbara Crane's finest achievements. Limited Edition of 1500 copies. Published as a softcover original only. The Limited Edition is now scarce. A brilliant production by Barbara Crane: Oversize-volume format. Pictorial softcovers with titles on the cover, as issued. Photographs by Barbara Crane. Foreword by Michael A. Weinstein. Essay by John B. Rohrbach. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. The reproduction quality is exemplary in every respect. Without DJ, as issued. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name held at the Museum of Contemporary Photography Columbia College Chicago from March 21 through June… Read More
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URBAN ANOMALIES: CHICAGO

by Crane, Barbara (Photographer); Weinstein, Michael & Rohrbach, John (Contributors)

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Santa Fe, NM: The Center For American Places, 2002. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Santa Fe, NM: The Center For American Places, 2002. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. Unpaginated. Retrospective collection of color photographs. One of Barbara Crane's finest achievements. The Deluxe Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with the Limited Edition of 1500 copies, which is a softcover original only. Published in a small and limited print run (of about 25 copies) as a hardcover original only for the exclusive use of the photographer and the publisher. None of the copies was sold commercially. The Deluxe Edition is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Barbara Crane: Oversize-volume format. Red cloth boards with white titles embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. The letter "O" in "Anomalies" is rendered in black on the cover, in red on the title page. Photographs by Barbara… Read More
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URBAN ANOMALIES: CHICAGO

by Crane, Barbara (Photographer); Weinstein, Michael & Rohrbach, John B. (Contributors)

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Santa Fe, NM: The Center For American Places, 2002. First Edition. First Printing.. Softcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Santa Fe, NM: The Center For American Places, 2002. Softcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. Unpaginated. Retrospective collection of color photographs. One of Barbara Crane's finest achievements. Limited Edition of 1500 copies. Published as a softcover original only. The Limited Edition is now scarce. A brilliant production by Barbara Crane: Oversize-volume format. Pictorial softcovers with titles on the cover, as issued. Photographs by Barbara Crane. Foreword by Michael A. Weinstein. Essay by John B. Rohrbach. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. The reproduction quality is exemplary in every respect. Without DJ, as issued. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name held at the Museum of Contemporary Photography Columbia College Chicago from March 21 through June… Read More
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UTOPIA FOR REALISTS AND HOW WE CAN GET THERE

by Bregman, Rutger (Translated by Elizabeth Manton)

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London, England: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. London, England: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 320 pages. Book-length account on subject. One of the most valuable and indispensable books of our time. The first appearance of the title in English and in the United Kingdom. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the American Edition. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only that sold out shortly after publication. The First Edition is now rare. Presents Rutger Bregman's "Utopia For Realists And How We Can Get There" in a felicitous English translation. The European thinker's passionate, brilliantly argued, and persuasive case for the three things that will radically address the most basic and seemingly intractable problems facing humanity in the 21st century: Universal Basic Income. Open… Read More
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