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IRVING, John.

IRVING, John.

Rare books by John Irving, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of The World According to Garp, The Cider House Rules, and The Water-Method Man. 

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  1. The Water-Method Man.

    The Water-Method Man.

    First edition, first printing. Irving's second book. Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1972

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 99990

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  2. The Water-Method Man.

    The Water-Method Man.

    First Edition, First Printing. Irving's second book. Learn More
    £180

    Date of Publication: 1972

    Published:

    Stock Code: 38413

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  3. The World According to Garp. A Novel.
    £425

    Date of Publication: 1978

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 107593

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  4. The World According to Garp.

    The World According to Garp.

    First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US earlier the same year. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1978

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 99620

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  5. The World According to Garp. A Novel.
    signed

    The World According to Garp. A Novel.

    With proof copy.
    First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the half-title; with the proof copy inscribed by the author on the half-title: "Dear Linda Stevens, have a nice life - John Irving." Linda Stevens served as an assistant books and cartoon editor of Cosmopolitan, Acquisitions Editor at Berkley/Putnam Books, and was for many years a world-travelling reporter for the New York Post. Learn More
    £975

    Date of Publication: 1978

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 101860

    Signed: Yes

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  6. The Hotel New Hampshire [with uncorrected proof].
    signed

    The Hotel New Hampshire [with uncorrected proof].

    First edition, first printing, advance review copy signed by the author on the half-title. Together with uncorrected proof, the author's black and white publicity shot, publisher's review slip, letter and other related material. Loosely inserted in the proof is an additional proof-sheet of the first page (1A), the first proof being substantially different from the published version. Learn More
    £475

    Date of Publication: 1981

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 102228

    Signed: Yes

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  7. A Prayer for Owen Meany.
    signed

    A Prayer for Owen Meany.

    The signed limited issue of the first trade edition of what may be Irving's best-loved book (a substantial claim for a book by the author of The World According to Garp), and the novel from which the movie Simon Birch was adapted. The initial printing of this book was for the Franklin Press - a book club by any other name. Subsequently Morrow printed their edition of which just 250 were issued specially bound and signed. Learn More
    £850

    Date of Publication: 1989

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 74054

    Signed: Yes

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