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

click for a larger image of item #911113, Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance NY, Beech Tree Books, (1985). The uncorrected proof copy of one of the most highly praised first novels of its time -- a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and winner of the Rosenthal Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters for a book of "considerable literary achievement." Publication date written on front cover; near fine in wrappers. An uncommon proof, and an important debut. [#911113] $1,000
London, Heinemann, (2001). The uncorrected proof copy of the British edition. Fine in wrappers. [#911899] $100
NY, Morrow, (1993). The advance reading copy of his fourth novel, a technically brilliant and highly moving story of wounded children in an age that can barely recognize them, let alone heal them. A finalist for the National Book Award. Fine in wrappers. [#911888] $80
London, Heinemann, (2003). The advance reading copy of the first British edition. Fine in wrappers, then wrapped in a flapless (by design) dust jacket of notably different design than the advance reading copy itself, and obscuring the faint praise that Powers is "the greatest author you've never heard of." [#911901] $45
London, Heinemann, (2000). The first British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#911896] $40
(London), Abacus, (1996). The first British edition of his fifth book which, like his first and third, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. A moving novel about artificial intelligence and the nature of consciousness, Galatea 2.2 drew high praise from John Updike -- not normally a great fan of postmodern wordsmiths -- in a glowing review in The New Yorker. Only issued in wrappers; fine. [#911893] $40
(London), Abacus, (1994). The British edition of his fourth novel, a technically brilliant and highly moving story of wounded children in an age that can barely recognize them, let alone heal them. A finalist for the National Book Award. Only issued in wrappers; fine. [#911890] $35
NY, Farrar Straus Giroux, (2000). The uncorrected proof copy. Fine in wrappers. [#911897] $35
NY, Farrar Straus Giroux, (1998). The advance reading copy, in white glossy wrappers with black type. Fine. [#911894] $30
NY, Farrar Straus Giroux, (2003). The advance reading copy. Barely perceptible crease to rear cover; else fine in wrappers. [#911904] $19
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