The CCLaP Rare Book Library

The Chicago Center for Literature and Photography now offers rare and unique books for sale through its website, concentrating mostly on first-edition and/or signed Postmodernist novels of the 1960s through the early 2000s, but with a growing collection of Modernist titles and unique Victorian volumes as well. All orders ship through USPS Priority Mail the next weekday after purchase ($5 postage fee added to your subtotal before checkout); full refunds are guaranteed for anyone not satisfied with their purchase. To request more photos of a particular title, or close-up photos of a particular section, simply drop CCLaP owner Jason Pettus a line at cclapcenter [at] gmail.com.

Listings are currently getting added on a regular basis. If a title below is hyperlinked, its listing is currently online; otherwise please write to obtain details, prices and photos.

Currently for sale (last updated 4/12/14)

Special Series:
The Philip Roth "Nathan Zuckerman" Collection (complete set of nine first editions)
The John Updike "Rabbit" Collection (three of four first editions)
The George Saunders Collection (five of six first editions, all signed)
The T.C. Boyle Novel Collection (six of fifteen first editions, three signed)
The Douglas Coupland Novel Collection (eight of fourteen first editions)
The Elizabeth Crane Collection (complete set of four signed first editions)
The Bonnie Jo Campbell Collection (complete set of three signed first editions)
Gore Vidal's Myra Beckenridge and Myron (first editions)

By Date:
1866: Armadale, by Wilkie Collins (first American edition/first printing)
1886: The Bostonians (one-volume edition), by Henry James (first edition/first printing)
1887: The Startling Exploits of Dr. Quies, by Paul Celiere
1891: Night Scenes of City Life, by T. DeWitt Talmage (first edition/first printing)
1895: A Chosen Few Short Stories (cameo edition), by Frank R. Stockton
1897: 21st Annual Report, Indiana Department of Geology and National Resources
1898: Contributions to "Punch", by William Makepeace Thackeray (volume 6, Harper & Brothers "Biographical Edition" series)

1900: The Wonderful Chair and the Tales It Told, Part II, by Frances Browne (Heath's Home and School Classics edition)
1905: The Conquest of Canaan, by Booth Tarkington (first edition/first printing)
1906: Ralph of the Round House, by Allen Chapman (1909 edition)
1910: Ralph on the Overland Express, by Allen Chapman (first edition)
1919: History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion (1929 edition), by L.C. "Buck Private" McCollum
1924: Beau Geste, by P.C. Wren (first American edition/first printing [1925])
1924: The Spotlight, issues 3.12 and 4.2, Cudahy Packing Co. (first edition/first printing)
1925: An American Tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser (first edition/first printing)
c.1925-29: The Way of All Flesh, by Samuel Butler (Modern Library Edition)
1929: English in Action, Course One (1931 edition), by J.C. Tressler
1930: The Woman of Andros, by Thornton Wilder (first edition/first printing)
1934: The Gunga Sahib, by Talbot Mundy (first edition/first printing)
c.1930s: Of Human Bondage, by Somerset Maugham (Modern Library Edition)
1940: Native Son, by Richard Wright (first edition/first printing)
1940: Along The Way, by Gertrude Hildreth (1947 Easy Growth In Reading Edition)
1941: The Chicago Speller, Grade Eight, Chicago Public Schools (1944 edition)
1942: America Organizes to Win the War, anthology
1944: Try and Stop Me, by Bennett Cerf (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
1945: Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo -- and Still-Mo, by Sam Campbell (SIGNED)
1946/1952: Phoenix Flame magazine/brochure, issues 20.7, 27.5 and 27.8, Phoenix Metal Cap Co.
1947: Speaking Frankly, by James F. Byrnes
1948: Chip Hilton: Championship Ball, by Clair Bee
1949: The Man with the Golden Arm, by Nelson Algren (first edition/first printing)
1949: Prairie Avenue, by Arthur Meeker (first edition/first printing)

1950: Black Boy (Living Library edition), by Richard Wright, illustrated by Dorothy Canfield Fisher (first edition/first printing)
1950: Cowgirl Kate, by Enid Johnson
1951: The Versalog Slide Rule Instruction Manual, by E.I. Fiesenheiser
1953: The Hill of Devi, by E.M. Forster (first American edition/first printing)
1955: Christian Science Sentinel, Volume 57 Number 27 (July 2, 1955)
1955: Chicago, With Love, by Arthur Meeker (first edition/first printing)
1956: A Walk on the Wild Side, by Nelson Algren (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
1957: The Japanese Haiku (1958 edition), by Kenneth Yasuda
1959: Lady Chatterley's Lover, by D.H. Lawrence (first Grove Press edition/first printing)

1960: The Loser, by Peter Ustinov (first edition/first printing)
1966: Indian Summer, by John Knowles (first edition/first printingn)
1966: McCormick of Chicago, by Frank C. Waldrop
1967: Bigger Than a Breadbox, by Steve Allen (first edition/first printing)
1967: Death Kit, by Susan Sontag (first edition/first printing)
1967: Why Are We in Vietnam?, by Norman Mailer (first edition/first printing)
1967: The Instrument, by John O'Hara (first edition/first printing)
1967: The Eighth Day, by Thornton Wilder (first edition/first printing)
1967: Listen to the Warm, by Rod McKuen (first edition/fifth printing)
1968: Couples, by John Updike (first edition/first printing)
1968: Myra Breckinridge, by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
1969: Pictures of Fidelman, by Bernard Malamud (first edition/first printing)
1969: Portnoy's Complaint, by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
1969: Mrs. Portnoy's Retort: A Mother Strikes Back!, by David Martin and Harvey Jacobs (first edition/first printing)

1970: Body Language, by Julius Fast (first edition/first printing)
1971: Rabbit Redux, by John Updike (first edition/first printing)
1971: The Prisoner of Sex, by Norman Mailer (first edition/first printing)
1972: The Breast, by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
1972: And To Each Season..., by Rod McKuen (first edition/first printing)
1973: Burr, by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
1973: The Devil Tree, by Jerzy Kosinski (first edition/first printing)
1973: Fear of Flying, by Erica Jong (first edition/first printing)
1974: Ragtime, by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
1974: Myron, by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
1974: Something Happened, by Joseph Heller (first edition/first printing)
1975: Celebrations of the Heart, by Rod McKuen (first edition/first printing)
1976: 1876, by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
1977: One L, by Scott Turow (first edition/third printing)
1979: Sophie's Choice, by William Styron (first edition/first printing)
1979: The Ghost Writer, by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)

1980: Loon Lake, by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
1980: Smiley's People, by John Le Carre (first edition/first printing)
1981: The Hotel New Hampshire, by John Irving (first edition/first printing)
1981: Rabbit is Rich, by John Updike (first edition/first printing)
1981: Zuckerman Unbound, by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
1982: The Dean's December, by Saul Bellow (first edition/first printing)
1983: The Anatomy Lesson, by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
1983: Duluth, by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
1983: The Robots of Dawn, by Isaac Asimov (first edition/first printing)
1984: Lincoln, by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
1984: Like I Was Sayin'..., by Mike Royko (first edition/first printing)
1985: World's Fair, by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
1985: Lake Wobegon Days, by Garrison Keillor (first edition/first printing)
1986: Roger's Version, by John Updike (first edition/first printing)
1986: Foundation and Earth, by Isaac Asimov (first edition/first printing)
1987: Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain, by Isaac Asimov (first edition/first printing)
1987: Rock Springs, by Richard Ford (first edition/first printing)
1988: The Twenty-Seventh City, by Jonathan Franzen (first edition/first printing)
1988: The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, by Michael Chabon (first edition/first printing)
1989: Billy Bathgate, by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
1989: Some Can Whistle, by Larry McMurtry (first edition/first printing)

1990: East is East, by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
1990: Rabbit at Rest, by John Updike (first edition/first printing)
1990: Shock Treatment, by Karen Finley (SIGNED)
1990: Wildlife, by Richard Ford (first edition/first printing)
1992: Mondo 2000: A User's Guide to the New Edge, by Rudy Rucker, R.U. Serius and Queen Mu (first edition/first printing)
1992: Shampoo Planet, by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
1992: Mexico, by James A. Michener (first edition/first printing)
1993: The Road to Wellville, by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
1994: Chelsea Girls, by Eileen Myles (SIGNED)
1994: The Fermata, by Nicholson Baker (first edition/first printing)
1994: A Son of the Circus, by John Irving (first edition/first printing)
1994: The Waterworks, by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
1995: Moo, by Jane Smiley (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
1995: Microserfs, by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
1996: Polaroids from the Dead, by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
1996: CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, by George Saunders (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
1997: My American Century, by Studs Terkel (first edition/first printing)
1997: American Pastoral, by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
1998: Blue Light, by Walter Mosley (first edition/first printing)
1998: Girlfriend in a Coma, by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
1998: I Married a Communist, by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
1998: The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in America, by Michelle Tea (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
1998: Pooh Unplugged: A Parody, by Karen Finley (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
1998: Riven Rock, by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
1998: The Smithsonian Institution, by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
1999: All Tomorrow's Parties, by William Gibson (first edition/first printing)

2000: David Boring, by Daniel Clowes (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
2000: Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth, by Chris Ware (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
2000: Super-Cannes, by J.G. Ballard (first edition/first printing)
2000: Valencia, by Michelle Tea (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
2000: Pastoralia, by George Saunders (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
2000: The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip, by George Saunders (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
2000: The Human Stain, by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
2000: A Friend of the Earth, by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
2001: The Corrections, by Jonathan Franzen (first edition/first printing)
2001: All Families are Psychotic, by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
2003: Hey Nostradamus!, by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
2003: Q Road, by Bonnie Jo Campbell (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
2003: When the Messenger is Hot, by Elizabeth Crane (first edition/first printing)
2004: The Inner Circle, by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
2005: All This Heavenly Glory, by Elizabeth Crane (first edition/first printing)
2005: Accelerando, by Charles Stross (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
2005: The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil, by George Saunders (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
2005: The March, by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
2006: In Persuasion Nation, by George Saunders (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
2007: Exit Ghost, by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
2007: The Gum Thief, by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
2008: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier, by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill (first edition/first printing)
2008: You Must Be This Happy to Enter, by Elizabeth Crane (first paperback edition/first printing)
2008: Saturn's Children, by Charles Stross (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
2008: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson (first American edition/first printing)
2009: The Girl Who Played with Fire, by Stieg Larsson (first American edition/first printing)
2009: The Women, by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
2009: The Great Perhaps, by Joe Meno (first edition/first printing)
2009: American Salvage, by Bonnie Jo Campbell (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)

2010: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson (first American edition/first printing)
2010: Demons in the Spring, by Joe Meno (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
2010: Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen (first edition/first printing)
2011: Once Upon a River, by Bonnie Jo Campbell (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
2012: Another Chicago Magazine, issue 50, vol. 1 and 2 (first editions/first printings; vol. 2 SIGNED by 12 contributors)
2012: Office Girl, by Joe Meno (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
2012: We Only Know So Much, by Elizabeth Crane (first paperback edition/first printing)
2012: Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury (first edition/first printing, SIGNED by editors Sam Weller and Mort Castle, plus contributors Bonnie Jo Campbell, Joe Meno and Audrey Niffenegger)

Or sorted by title:

1876 (1976), by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
Accelerando (2005), by Charles Stross (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
All Families are Psychotic (2001), by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
All This Heavenly Glory (2005), by Elizabeth Crane (first edition/first printing)
All Tomorrow's Parties (1999), by William Gibson (first edition/first printing)
America Organizes to Win the War (1942), anthology
American Pastoral (1997), by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
American Salvage (2009), by Bonnie Jo Campbell (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
An American Tragedy (1925), by Theodore Dreiser (first edition/first printing)
The Anatomy Lesson (1983), by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
And To Each Season... (1972), by Rod McKuen (first edition/first printing)
Another Chicago Magazine, issue 50, vol. 1 and 2 (2012) (vol. 2 SIGNED by 12 contributors)
Armadale (1866), by Wilkie Collins (first American edition/first printing)
Beau Geste (1924), by P.C. Wren (first American edition/first printing [1925])
Bigger Than a Breadbox (1967), by Steve Allen (first edition/first printing)
Billy Bathgate (1989), by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
Black Boy (1950 Living Library edition), by Richard Wright, illustrated by Dorothy Canfield Fisher (first edition/first printing)
Blue Light (1998), by Walter Mosley (first edition/first printing)
Body Language (1970), by Julius Fast (first edition/first printing)
The Bostonians (1886 one-volume edition), by Henry James (first edition/first printing)
The Breast (1972), by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil (2005), by George Saunders (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
Burr (1973), by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
Celebrations of the Heart (1975), by Rod McKuen (first edition/first printing)
Chelsea Girls (1994), by Eileen Myles (SIGNED)
The Chicago Speller, Grade Eight (1941), Chicago Public Schools (1944 edition)
Chicago, With Love (1955), by Arthur Meeker (first edition/first printing)
Chip Hilton: Championship Ball (1948), by Clair Bee
A Chosen Few Short Stories (1895 cameo edition), by Frank R. Stockton
Christian Science Sentinel, Volume 57 Number 27 (July 2, 1955)
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline (1996), by George Saunders (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
The Conquest of Canaan (1905), by Booth Tarkington (first edition/first printing)
Contributions to "Punch" (1898), by William Makepeace Thackeray (volume 6, Harper & Brothers "Biographical Edition" series)
The Corrections (2001), by Jonathan Franzen (first edition/first printing)
Couples (1968), by John Updike (first edition/first printing)
Cowgirl Kate (1950), by Enid Johnson
David Boring (2000), by Daniel Clowes (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
The Dean's December (1982), by Saul Bellow (first edition/first printing)
Death Kit (1967), by Susan Sontag (first edition/first printing)
Demons in the Spring (2010), by Joe Meno (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
The Devil Tree (1973), by Jerzy Kosinski (first edition/first printing)
Duluth (1983), by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
East is East (1990), by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
Along The Way (1940), by Gertrude Hildreth (1947 Easy Growth In Reading Edition)
Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo -- and Still-Mo (1945), by Sam Campbell (SIGNED)
The Eighth Day (1967), by Thornton Wilder (first edition/first printing)
English in Action, Course One (1929/1931), by J.C. Tressler
Exit Ghost (2007), by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain (1987), by Isaac Asimov (first edition/first printing)
Fear of Flying (1973), by Erica Jong (first edition/first printing)
The Fermata (1994), by Nicholson Baker (first edition/first printing)
Foundation and Earth (1986), by Isaac Asimov (first edition/first printing)
Freedom (2010), by Jonathan Franzen (first edition/first printing)
A Friend of the Earth (2000), by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
The Ghost Writer, by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing, signed)
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2010), by Stieg Larsson (first American edition/first printing)
The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009), by Stieg Larsson (first American edition/first printing)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2008), by Stieg Larsson (first American edition/first printing)
Girlfriend in a Coma (1998), by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
The Great Perhaps (2009), by Joe Meno (first edition/first printing)
The Gum Thief (2007), by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
The Gunga Sahib (1934), by Talbot Mundy (first edition/first printing)
Hey Nostradamus! (2003), by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
The Hill of Devi (1953), by E.M. Forster (first American edition/first printing)
History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion (1919/1929), by L.C. "Buck Private" McCollum
The Hotel New Hampshire (1981), by John Irving (first edition/first printing)
The Human Stain (2000), by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
I Married a Communist (1998), by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
In Persuasion Nation (2006), by George Saunders (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
Indian Summer (1966), by John Knowles (first edition/first printing)
21st Annual Report (1897), Indiana Department of Geology and National Resources
The Inner Circle (2004), by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
The Instrument (1967), by John O'Hara (first edition/first printing)
The Japanese Haiku (1957/1958), by Kenneth Yasuda
Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth (2000), by Chris Ware (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1959), by D.H. Lawrence (first Grove Press edition/first printing)
Lake Wobegon Days (1985), by Garrison Keillor (first edition/first printing)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier (2008), by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill (first edition/first printing)
Like I Was Sayin'... (1984), by Mike Royko (first edition/first printing)
Lincoln (1984), by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
Listen to the Warm (1967), by Rod McKuen (first edition/fifth printing)
Loon Lake (1980), by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
The Loser (1960), by Peter Ustinov (first edition/first printing)
The Man with the Golden Arm (1949), by Nelson Algren (first edition/first printing)
The March (2005), by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
McCormick of Chicago (1966), by Frank C. Waldrop
Mexico (1992), by James A. Michener (first edition/first printing)
Microserfs (1995), by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
Mondo 2000: A User's Guide to the New Edge (1992), by Rudy Rucker, R.U. Serius and Queen Mu (first edition/first printing)
Moo (1995), by Jane Smiley (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
Mrs. Portnoy's Retort: A Mother Strikes Back! (1969), by David Martin and Harvey Jacobs (first edition/first printing)
My American Century (1997), by Studs Terkel (first edition/first printing)
Myra Breckinridge (1968), by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing )
Myron (1974), by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (1988), by Michael Chabon (first edition/first printing)
Native Son (1940), by Richard Wright (first edition/first printing)
Night Scenes of City Life (1891), by T. DeWitt Talmage (first edition/first printing)
Of Human Bondage (c.1930s) by Somerset Maugham (Modern Library Edition)
Office Girl (2012), by Joe Meno (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
One L (1977), by Scott Turow (first edition/third printing)
Once Upon a River (2011), by Bonnie Jo Campbell (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in America (1998), by Michelle Tea (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
Pastoralia (2000), by George Saunders (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
Phoenix Flame magazine/brochure, issues 20.7 (1946), 27.5 and 27.8 (1952), Phoenix Metal Cap Co.
Pictures of Fidelman (1969), by Bernard Malamud(first edition/first printing)
Polaroids from the Dead (1996), by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
Pooh Unplugged: A Parody (1998), by Karen Finley (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
Prairie Avenue (1949), by Arthur Meeker (first edition/first printing)
Portnoy's Complaint (1969), by Philip Roth (first edition/first printing)
The Prisoner of Sex (1971), by Norman Mailer (first edition/first printing)
Q Road (2003), by Bonnie Jo Campbell (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
Rabbit at Rest (1990), by John Updike (first edition/first printing)
Rabbit is Rich (1981), by John Updike (first edition/first printing)
Rabbit Redux (1971), by John Updike (first edition/first printing)
Ragtime (1974), by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
Ralph of the Round House Ralph on the Overland Express (1910), by Allen Chapman (first edition)
Riven Rock (1998), by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
The Road to Wellville (1993), by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
The Robots of Dawn (1983), by Isaac Asimov (first edition/first printing)
Rock Springs (1987), by Richard Ford (first edition/first printing)
Roger's Version (1986), by John Updike (first edition/first printing)
Saturn's Children (2008), by Charles Stross (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury (2012) (first edition/first printing, SIGNED by editors Sam Weller and Mort Castle, plus contributors Bonnie Jo Campbell, Joe Meno and Audrey Niffenegger)
Shampoo Planet (1992), by Douglas Coupland (first edition/first printing)
Shock Treatment (1990), by Karen Finley (SIGNED)
Smiley's People (1980), by John Le Carre (first edition/first printing)
The Smithsonian Institution (1998), by Gore Vidal (first edition/first printing)
Some Can Whistle (1989), by Larry McMurtry (first edition/first printing)
Something Happened (1974), by Joseph Heller (first edition/first printing)
A Son of the Circus (1994), by John Irving (first edition/first printing)
Sophie's Choice (1979), by William Styron (first edition/first printing)
Speaking Frankly (1947), by James F. Byrnes
The Spotlight (1924), issues 3.12 and 4.2, Cudahy Packing Co. (first edition/first printing)
The Startling Exploits of Dr. Quies (1887), by Paul Celiere
Super-Cannes (2000), by J.G. Ballard (first edition/first printing)
Try and Stop Me (1944), by Bennett Cerf (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
The Twenty-Seventh City (1988), by Jonathan Franzen (first edition/first printing)
Valencia (2000), by Michelle Tea (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
The Versalog Slide Rule Instruction Manual (1951), by E.I. Fiesenheiser
The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip (2000), by George Saunders (SIGNED, first paperback edition/first printing)
A Walk on the Wild Side (1956), by Nelson Algren (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
The Waterworks (1994), by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
The Way of All Flesh (c. 1925-1929), by Samuel Butler (Modern Library Edition)
We Only Know So Much (2012), by Elizabeth Crane (first paperback edition/first printing)
When the Messenger is Hot (2003), by Elizabeth Crane (first edition/first printing)
Why Are We in Vietnam? (1967), by Norman Mailer (first edition/first printing)
Wildlife (1990), by Richard Ford (first edition/first printing)
The Woman of Andros (1930), by Thornton Wilder (first edition/first printing)
The Women (2009), by T.C. Boyle (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
The Wonderful Chair and the Tales It Told, Part II (1900), by Frances Browne (Heath's Home and School Classics edition)
World's Fair (1985), by E.L. Doctorow (first edition/first printing)
You Must Be This Happy to Enter (2008), by Elizabeth Crane (first paperback edition/first printing)

And below, books that have now been sold, their listings left online for archival and research purposes:

Airport (1968), by Arthur Hailey (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
Annual Exhibition catalog (1961), Whitney Museum of American Art
A Bell for Adano (1944), by John Hersey (first edition/first printing)
Dodsworth (1929), by Sinclair Lewis (first edition/first printing)
First Aid Textbook for Juniors (1949), American Red Cross (first edition)
In Someone's Shadow (1969), by Rod McKuen (first edition)
The Innocents Abroad (1869), by Mark Twain (first edition/1870 printing)
Mystic River (2001), by Dennis Lehane (SIGNED, first edition/first printing)
The Newberry Library Bulletin Second Series, No. 2 (1948), special Sherwood Anderson memorial
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1917), by Oscar Wilde (very first Modern Library book ever printed [ML001])
Der Rosenkavalier libretto and souvenir program (c. 1922-1931), Chicago Civic Opera Company
The Satanic Verses (1988), by Salmon Rushdie (first American edition [1989]/first printing)
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1925), by Jules Verne (Scribner's illustrated edition)


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