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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

NY, Knopf, 1990. A well-received novel by a highly praised writer. Warmly inscribed by the author in the month after publication: "Dear Irene [Wanner], friend of my youth, good writer, good potter, good chum - Love, Fred/ 4/90." Laid in is a typed postcard signed to Wanner, from six years prior, in which Busch congratulates her on getting into Ploughshares and offers to "write about you to Dorland, if they ask." Busch also has fine things to say about his early publisher, Godine: "I love Godine for much. They did Invisible Mending marvelously, & ditto Too Late American Boyhood Blues, due out from them in August..." The book is near fine in a near fine dust jacket; the postcard is fine. [#031347] $100
(NY), New Directions, (1974). The hardcover issue of his third book, and first to be published in this country. Signed by the author. Fine in a very near fine, mildly edge-toned dust jacket. [#020630] $60
(NY), New Directions, (1976). His fourth volume of fiction, but only his second to be published in this country. Inscribed by the author to a well-known author and critic: "To Richard Gilman/ with devoted admiration -/ Frederick Busch." Pages faintly acidified, else fine in a near fine dust jacket. [#019670] $40
NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in wrappers. [#700829] $20
NY, Ticknor & Fields, 1991. Advance Reading Copy. Very Good in wrappers. [#700830] $20
NY, Harmony Books, (1997). The advance reading copy of this novel. Busch was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award twice, and for the National Book Critics Circle Award once. Signed by the author. Fine in wrappers. [#000847] $20
NY, Harmony, 1997. Advance Reading Copy. Very Good in wrappers. [#700831] $20
NY, Knopf, 1990. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#914813] $20
Boston, David R. Godine, (1984). Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#704832] $20
Boston, David R. Godine, 1984. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in wrappers. [#700832] $20
NY, Ticknor & Fields, 1993. Advance Reading Copy. Very Good in wrappers. [#700835] $20
NY, Farrar Straus Giroux, (1979). Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#700836] $20
NY, Farrar Straus Giroux, (1979). Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#704873] $20
Boston, David R. Godine, (1986). Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#704834] $20
NY, Farrar Straus Giroux, (1981). Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in tall wrappers. [#705453] $20
NY, Farrar Straus Giroux, (1981). Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#704833] $20
NY, Ticknor & Fields, 1994. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#700838] $20
NY, Ticknor & Fields, 1994. Advance Reading Copy. Very Good in wrappers. [#700837] $20
NY, Harper & Row, (1978). A novel based on the life of Dickens. Spotting to fore-edge; else Very Good in a Very Good, spine-tanned dust jacket with one closed edge tear. [#704875] $20
NY, Harmony Books, (1999). A historical novel of 19th century New York in the aftermath of the Civil War, in which Herman Melville, a customs inspector who is by then largely forgotten as a writer, is a one of the characters. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#913546] $20
NY, Harmony, 1999. Advance Reading Copy. Very Good in wrappers. [#700839] $20
Boston, David R. Godine, 1984. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#704829] $20
Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University Press, 1973. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#700834] $20
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