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Giving Good Weight (First Print), McPhee, John
1 McPhee, John Giving Good Weight (First Print)
New York Farrar, Straus & Firoux 1979 0374163065 / 9780374163068 First Cloth 
First Edition/First Printing 1979. A handsome first print copy in very good condition in an unclipped ($9.95) and very good dustjacket--protected in a brodart jacket. The book has a remainder mark to the top page edge--otherwise would be fine. The dustjacket has only minor rubbing from shelfwear to the black jacket--otherwise would also be fine. A collection of 5 novellas/essays from the great New Yorker writer/author. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Looking For A Ship (Signed First Print), McPhee, John
2 McPhee, John Looking For A Ship (Signed First Print)
Gordonsville, Virginia Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1990 0374190771 / 9780374190774 First Cloth 
First Edition/First Printing 1990. A handsome copy in fine condition in an unclipped and fine dustjacket--this copy signed by the Pulitzer Prize winning author on the title page. McPhee's story concerning the Merchant Marines and life aboard one of the last American Merchant ships. A wonderfully collectable signed copy and a very good read. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Rising From The Plains (Signed First Print), McPhee, John
3 McPhee, John Rising From The Plains (Signed First Print)
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1986 0374250820 / 9780374250829 First Cloth 
First Edition/First Printing 1986. A beautiful and fine copy in a near fine unclipped dustjacket--with only the lightest of rubbing to the dustjacket---signed by McPhee on the title page. This is a review copy with review bookmark about the author and book laid in. This is McPhee's third volume in his great series of books on American Geology--which he called "The Annals of the Former World". A very nice book in brown cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Pastedowns and endpapers are geologic timelines. There is also a Tom Funk map of The Bighorn and Powder River Basins. McPhee is the prolific Pulitzer Prize winning author of dozens of books and a writer for the New Yorker magazine. 
Price: 140.00 USD
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Table of Contents (Signed First Print), McPhee, John
4 McPhee, John Table of Contents (Signed First Print)
New York Farrar, Straus, & Giroux 1985 0374272417 / 9780374272418 First Cloth 
First Edition/First Printing 1985. A near fine copy in a near fine unclipped dustjacket--signed by the author. Very slight toning to the cloth boards and page ends. Very light shelfwear rubbing to the dustjacket--or else would be fine. A nice collectable copy from a Pulitzer Prize winning author. A group of 8 pieces written by McPhee between 1981 and 1984. Geographically and thematically , they range from Alaska to New Jersey. Signature is guaranteed. 
Price: 68.00 USD
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Table of Contents (Signed First Printing), McPhee, John
5 McPhee, John Table of Contents (Signed First Printing)
New York Farrar, Straus, & Giroux 1985 0374272417 / 9780374272418 First Cloth 
First Edition/First Printing 1985. Near fine in a fine dustjacket--protected in Brodart jacket. Flawless except this copy is just a shade spine rolled--almost inperceptable. Signed by the author to the title page. Not price clipped. An omnibus collection of 8 pieces. Collectable copy. 
Price: 82.00 USD
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The Control of Nature (Signed First Print), McPhee, John
6 McPhee, John The Control of Nature (Signed First Print)
Gordonsville, Virginia Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 1989 0374128901 / 9780374128906 First Cloth 
First Edition/First Printing 1989. A splendid first print copy in fine condition in a near fine unclipped dustjacket. This copy is signed by the author on the title page. There is one small 1/4" closed end tear to the bottom spine---otherwise would also be fine. McPhee is a prolific writer who started out as a writer for "The New Yorker" magazine---parts of this book first appeared in the magazine. A very collectable copy. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed (Signed First Printing), McPhee, John
7 McPhee, John The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed (Signed First Printing)
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1973 0374137811 / 9780374137816 First Hardcover 
First Edition, First Printing 1973. A truly rare signed copy in fine condition in an unclipped ($6.95) and near fine dustjacket. Only the slightest of edgewear to the dustjacket. Orange boards with quarter green cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. 184 pp. The author's 9th book. Written when McPhee was a staff writer for the New York Yorker magazine. A very collectable copy. Stated First Printing on copyright page. Digital Image shows reflections from jacket covering which are not apparent on DJ. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed (Signed First Print), McPhee, John A.
8 McPhee, John A. The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed (Signed First Print)
Gordonsville, Virginia Farrar, Straus, & Giroux 1973 0374137811 / 9780374137816 First Hardcover 
First Edition/First Printing 1973. A handsome fine first print copy in an unclipped and fine dustjacket--This copy signed by McPhee on the lower title page. A rare signed copy in tip top condition. Orange boards with quarter green cloth and gilt lettering to the spine. Written when McPhee was a staff writer for The New Yorker Magazine. This is the fantastic true story of a corporations 12 year work to develop an aircraft/airship which would be able to lift and move buildings and bridges. With some of the ingredients of a good spy novel--a very interesting read and a very collectable rare copy--signed by the author. 
Price: 265.00 USD
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