T. Coraghessan Boyle. Three Signed First Editions, including: Descent of Man. Author's first book. [and:] Water Music. [and:] World's End. All fine in dust jackets.

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    This lot includes: Descent of Man. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [1979]. First edition. Signed by Boyle on the title page. Octavo. 219 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped black paper boards. A few small dings to board edges; one to spine. Fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket. Author's first book. A collection of short stories. [and:] Water Music. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [1981]. First edition. Signed by Boyle on the title page. Octavo. 437 pages. Silver-stamped blue and tan paper boards. Both corners of front board bumped. A couple of faint smudges on dust jacket; jacket spine slightly darkened. Else a fine copy. [and:] World's End. New York: Viking, [1987]. First edition. Signed by Boyle on the half-title page. Octavo. 456 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped brown cloth over pale blue paper boards; brown endpapers. Tiny brown spot to top edge. Fine in dust jacket. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner award.

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