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

NY, Random House, (1989). The uncorrected proof copy. Published in 1989, with, on the last blank, Matthiessen's notes on the subject of the fatwa against Salman Rushdie, beginning with, "Like the Ayatollah, I would like to make a very few brief [illegible] and ill-conceived remarks about a book I have just read - The Satanic Verses." The notes seem to suggest that his remarks are not to be concerned with Rushdie's "guilt," but that rather, like Leonard Peltier, "whether innocent or not, he was framed." Roughly 75 words, written on the blank facing the rear cover: the rear cover is beginning to detach; both covers are coffee-stained; a good copy in wrappers of the second issue proof, with the story "Horse Latitudes" in place of "A Replacement." Together with Matthiessen's copy of the first American edition of The Satanic Verses, unmarked but with a paragraph about Rushdie taped to the rear pastedown, with "Hitchens" written in the margin. The proof copy also has a number of annotations and markings in Matthiessen's hand in the story "Lumumba Lives," but these changes were not incorporated into the published book. [#032360] $750
London, Jonathan Cape, (1995). A leatherbound limited edition of this novel that won the Whitbread Award and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. One of 100 numbered copies bound in green full leather, all edges gilt, in a green cloth slipcase. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine slipcase. [#912015] $500
London, Jonathan Cape, (1983). The second in his series of books dealing with Islam and the countries of the East, beginning with Midnight's Children and ending with The Satanic Verses. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Signed by the author. Minimal wear; near fine in a very near fine dust jacket. [#023954] $375
(n.p.), Granta, 1990. The text of Rushdie's Herbert Read Memorial Lecture, delivered February 6, 1990. Signed by the author. Fine in stapled wrappers. [#912010] $200
London, Jonathan Cape, (1995). A clothbound limited edition of this novel that won the Whitbread Award and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. One of 200 numbered copies signed by the author. Fine in a fine slipcase. [#912016] $200
(London), BFI Publishing, (1992). A small, but detailed, book on The Wizard of Oz. Only issued in paperback. Fine. [#912012] $80
London, Jonathan Cape, (2001). The advance reading copy, marked "uncorrected proof," and in pictorial wrappers that differ from the final dust jacket. Fine. [#912019] $45
London, Jonathan Cape, (2001). The advance reading copy, marked "uncorrected proof," and in pictorial wrappers that differ from the imagery and layout of the final dust jacket. Fine. [#019029] $40
(n.p.), Viking, 1987. The uncorrected proof copy. Near fine in wrappers. [#031320] $30
NY, Pantheon Books, (1994). The first American edition of his first collection of stories. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#018739] $20
NY, Pantheon Books, 1995. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in wrappers. [#708862] $20
London/NY, Granta Books/Viking, 1991. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#708863] $20
(n.p.), Granta, 1990. The first American edition. The text of Rushdie's Herbert Read Memorial Lecture, delivered February 6, 1990. Slight edge sunning and a shallow corner crease; near fine in stapled wrappers. [#912011] $20
NY, Random House, (2002). The uncorrected proof copy. Collected nonfiction 1992-2002. Front cover slightly splayed; else fine in wrappers. [#020907] $20
NY, Henry Holt, (1999). The advance reading copy . Very near fine in wrappers. [#013833] $20
NY, Viking Press, 1987. First American Edition. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#708865] $20
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