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New York: Random House, 2008. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine in fine dust jacket. The first novel by Bock, which has received much favorable comment and reviews. Set against a compelling and corrupt Las Vegas landscape, the book revolves around the disappearance of a surly 12-year-old boy. Signed and dated by Bock (with a small drawing) on the title page.
New York: Pantheon, 1962. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a very good plus dust jacket. Darkening to the jacket spine and some toning to the white jacket. Price of $6.95 is present on the jacket flap. Grass's first novel, one of the most acclaimed post World War II literary events. Laid into the book is a bookplate signed by Grass. Signed by the author.
New York: Atheneum, 1966. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. A selection of eight stories. The author's second book and first short story collection. The first English edition and translated from French by Daphne Woodward. Le Clezio won the 2008 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. Advance Reading Copy. Fine paperback with pictorial wrappers. This signed advanced reading copy is one of the few instances where the ARC actually preceded the galley proof. This ARC is textually significant in that the text differs substantially from the actual published book. Signed by the author.