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1 Theroux, Paul Half Moon Street : Two Short Novels
New York, NY, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin Company 1984 0395365112 / 9780395365113 First Edition Hard Cover 
As New in a Fine dustjacket. Gray boards quarterbound in black cloth. Both the spine and the front board are stamped in silver. Gold endpapers. 219pps. First Printing. The volume, itself, is flawless: clean, tight, square, and bright. In unread condition. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has minor crinkling at the head of the spine; no chips, soiling, or tears. The original price is intact.

"Theroux brings us two brilliant short novels on the theme of a double life. Although they are worlds apart in scene and character, both are full of a kind of eerie menace that lies just beneath the outward events."

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Price: 19.90 USD
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2 Theroux, Paul Millroy the Magician
New York Random House 1994 0-679-40247-0 / 9780679402473 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by the Author
Near Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Crimson boards quarterbound in black cloth. Both the front board and the spine are stamped in decorative silver. Octavo. 437pps. There is a mild bump to the upper tear tip and a red remainder mark atop the textblock. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. No reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, is as new; the original price is intact. SIGNED by the author -- without further inscription -- on the title-page.

"...Fourteen-year-old Jilly Farina was enthralled with Millroy the Magician at the Barnstable County Fair. After all, he once turned a girl from the audience into a glass of milk and drank her, But when Jilly stepped into the wickerwork coffin during a performance, she had no idea he would transform her dreary life into something truly magical, and a touch bizarre.
For Millroy was no ordinary magician. He could smell the future, and Jilly was going to be part of it. Yet not even Millroy could foresee how far determination and a dream could take him, as he and his new young assistant hit the road -- and the airwaves -- to save America's unhealthy appetite and floundering soul..."


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3 Theroux, Paul Millroy the Magician
New York Random House 1994 0679402470 / 9780679402473 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover SIGNED by the Author
Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Crimson boards quarterbound in black cloth. Both the front board and the spine are stamped in decorative silver. Octavo. 437pps. There is a very mild bump to the upper front tip, otherwise flawless: clean, tight, square, and bright. No reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, is as new; the original price is intact. SIGNED and inscribed by the author to the original owner on the title-page.

"...Fourteen-year-old Jilly Farina was enthralled with Millroy the Magician at the Barnstable County Fair. After all, he once turned a girl from the audience into a glass of milk and drank her, But when Jilly stepped into the wickerwork coffin during a performance, she had no idea he would transform her dreary life into something truly magical, and a touch bizarre. For Millroy was no ordinary magician. He could smell the future, and Jilly was going to be part of it. Yet not even Millroy could foresee how far determination and a dream could take him, as he and his new young assistant hit the road -- and the airwaves -- to save America's unhealthy appetite and floundering soul."

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Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Theroux, Paul O-Zone
PA The Franklin Library 1986 Limited First Edition Full-Leather Smith, Douglas SIGNED by the Author
In Near Fine condition. Bound in full, rich brown leather, lushly gilt-stamped on all sides. Raised hubs on the spine. All page-edges gilt. Decorative endpapers and a sewn-in silk ribbon bookmark. 519pps. There are slight touches of flecking to the gilt, otherwise Fine: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. SIGNED by the author exclusively for members of The Signed First Edition Society. Includes a special introduction by Theroux that is not in the trade issue. ".Welcome to the America of the 21st century. The O-Zone is a forbidding land of nuclear waste, mutants, and aliens. Except for one place that is a beautiful oasis amidst the destruction. When two aliens are shot that look suspiciously human, Hooper Allbright, disurbed by the memories of those he once loved, goes back down into the O-Zone to try to reach the people he lost, though they may be unreachable by now." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. 
Price: 49.90 USD
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5 Theroux, Paul The Consul's File
New York, NY, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin Company 1977 0395253993 / 9780395253991 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover 
As New in a Near Fine dustjacket. Beige boards quarterbound in black cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Gold endpapers. 209pps. The volume, itself, is flawless: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has faint signs of rubbing to the white panel and crinkling to the spine-ends; no chips or tears. The original price is intact. An excellent copy.

"Post-colonial Malaysia is Theroux territory and this is the story of a young American diplomat journeying to a 'bachelor post' at the uneasy frontier where civilization meets jungle."

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Price: 19.90 USD
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