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

NY, Broadway Books, (1998). The uncorrected proof copy, in white wrappers. Much scarcer than the advance reading copy in pictorial wrappers. Signed by the author in the year of publication. Fine in wrappers. [#911810] $175
Franklin Center, Franklin Library, 1998. The Franklin Library edition. A leatherbound limited edition, with an introduction written especially for this edition that keeps us from calling this title a departure for O'Brien: "Though I am known as a 'Vietnam writer' -- whatever that may be -- I have always pegged myself more as a 'love writer,' and in that regard Tomcat in Love is no departure at all." Signed by the author. Fine, without dust jacket, as issued. [#911811] $150
click for a larger image of item #19570, Going After Cacciato The first Japanese edition, issued in two volumes, each fine in fine dust jacket with publisher's wraparound band torn and laid in to Volume II. Signed by the author. [#019570] $115
click for a larger image of item #19580, A Propos de Courage [The Things They Carried] Paris, Plon, (1992). A later French edition -- 1993, the year the title won the Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger, the French award for the best foreign book of the year. Fine in wrappers and signed by the author. [#019580] $60
click for a larger image of item #19572, Pesoatomico 238 [The Nuclear Age] (Milan), A Vallardi, (1987). The first Italian edition of The Nuclear Age. Signed by the author. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with outwardly imperceptible dampstaining. [#019572] $60
The first Japanese edition. Fine in wrappers, with publisher's wraparound band. Signed by the author. [#019574] $60
NY, Knopf, 1985. O'Brien's fourth novel, about a man compelled to dig a bomb shelter in his back yard to protect his family even if it means losing them in the process. Signed by the author with the added phrase from the book, in quotes: "It's love I want. Worship." Remainder stripe; else fine in a near fine, spine-faded dust jacket. [#025152] $60
(London), Flamingo, (2002). The uncorrected proof copy of the British edition. Fine in wrappers. [#911820] $45
(NY), Dell, (1976). First printing of the Dell paperback edition. Signed by the author. Tiny corner chip to rear cover; slight wear; near fine in wrappers. [#911794] $40
NY, Knopf, 1985. The uncorrected proof copy of his fourth novel, about a man compelled to dig a bomb shelter in his back yard to protect his family even if it means losing them in the process. Paperclip mark inside front cover; publicity material laid in that was previously stapled to front cover; near fine in wrappers. [#020469] $30
NY, Penguin, (1994). Pamphlet. Penguin Reading Group Guide. Includes author bio, interview and questions for discussion. Very Good in stapled wrappers. [#707357] $20
NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. Very Good in Very Good (spine-faded) DJ. [#707359] $20
NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#707358] $20
NY, Knopf, 1985. A review copy of his fourth novel, about a man compelled to dig a bomb shelter in his back yard to protect his family even if it means losing them in the process. Signed by the author. Nick to the front cloth (apparently a binding flaw), else fine in a mildly spine-faded dust jacket. [#015985] $20
(NY), (Dell), (1993). The first printing of the American paperback reprint. Signed by the author. Fine in wrappers. [#019573] $20
(London), Flamingo, (1991). A British reprint edition. Fine in wrappers. [#010714] $20
click for a larger image of item #14911, Tomcat in Love NY, Broadway Books, (1998). Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#014911] $20
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