Rare Modern Fiction
After Dark (uncorrected Proof)
Advance reader copy. 191 pages. In blue wrappers with color print of cover inside. Tight, clean copy.
The high points in the story of Alaska since the American acquisition are brought vividly to life through more than 100 characters, real and fictional.
All the King's Men
Maroon boards with gilt titles. Clean & unmarked with minor wear. DJ has small tape repair & 1/2 inch tear on spine. 6 reviews on rear of DJ.
All the Names
"ISBN 0151004218. FIRST PRINTING. SIGNED by author on half title page. Solid binding. Interior is clean and bright. There is a tiny spot towards the upper left corner of the front cover, and the spine is very mildly bumped, else book is fine. The pictorial dust jacket has some creasing at extremities, otherwise it shows little wear.
All the Names
When a drone in the Central Registry discovers a stray unfiled birth certificate, he decides to investigate the identity of the woman--the first step in an obsession that will lead him to her. 75,000 first printing.
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
In 1939 New York City, Joe Kavalier, a refugee from Hitler's Prague, joins forces with his Brooklyn-born cousin, Sammy Clay, to create comic-book superheroes inspired by their own fantasies, fears, and dreams.
The Amber Spyglass
The final volume in the award-winning His Dark Materials fantasy series joins returning characters with new ones and reveals startling revelations while the battle for the Kingdom of Heaven rages on and ultimately unlocks the secret of Dust.
Just released from prison, Shadow encounters Mr. Wednesday, an enigmatic stranger who seems to know a lot about him, and when Mr. Wednesday offers him a job as his bodyguard, Shadow accepts and is plunged into a dark and perilous world.
Invited by notorious playboy C. Linus Maxwell to a Paris hotel, Manhattan legal associate Penny Harrigan discovers that she is a test subject for the final development of sex toys for women that will render men obsolete and make Maxwell the most powerful person in the world. 150,000 first printing.
Behind That Mask
1938, 8vo, 287 pgs. 1st edition. Full bound red cloth with black titles on spine and front board. Text clean throughout, edges of block lightly dust soiled. Front and back boards damp stained on bottom corner, red dye from cloth bleed onto corner of DJ. Damp stain does not damage any text except bottom corner of front and back end papers. DJ lightly chipped and lightly dust soiled, some tiny tears and creases along top edge, otherwise very good.