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    John Irving. Fourteen John Irving First Editions, Four Signed, including: Setting Free the Bears. New York: Random House, [1968]. Dampstain on upper spine end and minor glue stain on the front free endpaper. Price-clipped dust jacket. [and:] The Water-Method Man. Random House, [1972]. Previous owner's name. [and:] The 158-Pound Marriage. Random House, [1974]. [and:] The World According to Garp. New York: E. P. Dutton, [1978]. Bookplate and ownership label. [and:] The Hotel New Hampshire. Dutton, [1981]. [and:] The Cider House Rules. New York: William Morrow, [1985]. Signed by Irving on a bookplate attached to front free endpaper. Near fine. [and:] A Prayer for Owen Meany. Book club edition. [and:] A Son of the Circus. Random House, [1994]. Near fine. [and:] Trying to Save Piggy Sneed. New York: Arcade Publishing, [1996]. [and:] The Imaginary Girlfriend. London: Bloomsbury, [1996]. Fine. [and:] A Widow for One Year. Random House, [1998]. Signed on title page. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Else fine. [and:] My Movie Business. Random House, [1999]. Signed on title page. Fine. [and:] The Fourth Hand. Random House, [2001]. Signed on title page. Near fine. [and:] Until I Find You. Random House, [2005]. Signed on title page. Fine. [and:] another copy. Random House, [2005]. Fine. Fifteen octavo volumes. All in very good condition, unless otherwise noted. All in dust jackets.

    More Information: Setting Free the Bears. New York: Random House, [1968]. Book has a dampstain on upper spine end and minor glue stain on the front free endpaper. Bright dust jacket is price clipped with only minor edge wear. A very good copy. [and:] The Water-Method Man. New York: Random House, [1972]. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. A very good copy in dust jacket. [and:] The 158-Pound Marriage. New York: Random House, [1974]. A very good copy in dust jacket with a one-half-inch tear on the top edge of the front panel. [and:] The World According to Garp. New York: E. P. Dutton, [1978]. Bookplate and ownership label on the front pastedown. A very good copy in dust jacket with mild toning and edge wear. [and:] The Hotel New Hampshire. New York: E. P. Dutton, [1981]. A very good copy in dust jacket with foxing along the page edges. [and:] The Cider House Rules. New York: William Morrow, [1985]. Signed by Irving on a bookplate attached to front free endpaper. A near fine copy in dust jacket. [and:] A Prayer for Owen Meany. Book club edition in edge worn dust jacket. [and:] A Son of the Circus. New York: Random House, [1994]. Near fine in dust jacket with a slight lean. [and:] Trying to Save Piggy Sneed. New York: Arcade Publishing, [1996]. [and:] The Imaginary Girlfriend. London: Bloomsbury, [1996]. Fine in dust jacket. [and:] A Widow for One Year. New York: Random House, [1998]. Signed on the title page. Fine copy in dust jacket with remainder mark on bottom edge. [and:] My Movie Business. New York: Random House, [1999]. Signed on the title page. Fine in dust jacket. [and:] The Fourth Hand. New York: Random House, [2001]. Signed on the title page. Near fine in dust jacket. [and:] Until I Find You. New York: Random House, [2005]. Signed on the title page. Fine in dust jacket. [and:] Until I Find You. Second copy. New York: Random House, [2005]. Fine in dust jacket.

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