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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$250.00
ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 1983
NF/. 1st edition. Author's celebrated first book. This is the Uncorrected Proof (2nd state) in orange wrappers. SIGNED on title page. Name and publication date written on front of lightly soiled
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$450.00
ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 1983
F/NF+. 1st edition, 1st printing Author's celebrated first book. SIGNED on half-title page. Jacket has sunned spine and rubbing at spine ends.
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David James DuncanThe River Why: 20th Anniversary Edition (Signed)
$22.50
Softcover
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 2005
Used - Good. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on the title page: "For Marjorie. David James Duncan". 20th Anniversary Edition softcover; "With a new afterword by the author". 2005 4th printing. Size: octavo (8.25" tall). Pictorial front cover. (viii), 310 pages. Front cover has light rumpling at the bottom. Small scuff on the spine/front cover area. Several small scuffs on the rear cover. Book has a slight spine lean. Good. Includes 3 separate pieces of ephenera, concerning the author's... (NOISBN, FICTION, JACKSON COUNTY OREGON, OREGON LIBRARIES)
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David James DuncanThe River Why
$25.00
Softcover, ISBN 0553340964
Publisher: Bantam Windstone Books, New York
Used - Good. Signed by the author at the half title page, "~David James Duncan". The covers are worn and chipped at the extremities, there are a few very light stains at the front cover, the pages are faintly darkened at the margins and the spine is slightly cocked, otherwise the covers and pages are without tears, the text is unmarked and the book is in good condition. (G/No Jacket.) 293pp.
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$26.95
Softcover, ISBN 0553344862
Publisher: Bantam Dell Pub Group, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., 1988
Used - Fine. Fine condition. Appears unread and unused. Tight, clean all around. Signed by author on title page. Very light shelf life wear to cover wraps. Otherwise in as new condition.
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$27.50
Softcover, ISBN 0553344862
Publisher: Bantam Books, New York, 1988
Used - Very Good. Notes and previous owner's name on half-title page. Signed by author on title page. Light wear to wraps, several pages dog eared. (FICTION)
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$150.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 1983
Used - Fine. First Edition (first printing). The first book by the author of THE BROTHERS K, a story of flyfishing featuring "many trout." Notable as the first book of fiction published by The Sierra Club. Fine/Near Fine but for a discrete previous owner's name to the front free end paper and one short closed tear with attendant short fold to the front dust jacket panel. This copy has none of the spine fading so common for this title and so it makes a crisp, clean appearance. Signed by... (GENERAL LITERARY FICTION, FLYFISHING)
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DUNCAN, David James (SIGNED).THE RIVER WHY. A Novel.
$175.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club, San Francisco, 1983
Used - Near Fine. SIGNED BY DAVID JAMES DUNCAN without personalization. A Near Fine hardback Stated First Edition First Printing in a Very Good++ Dust Jacket with minimal sun spine, edge wear. 8vo. 294 pp.; includes dustjacket (MODERN LITERATURE NATURAL HISTORY SIGNED)
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Duncan, David JamesRiver Why, The
$225.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Clue Books
Used - Fine. The Sierra Club, 1983; Signed, 1st ed.; fine condition, with small chip on bottom edge of back board; DJ fine condition, with wear at edges and corner; small tear at top of back side of DJ. This is the author's first novel, hard to find title signed.; includes dustjacket
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$250.00
Softcover
Publisher: San Francisco:Sierra, 1983., 1983
Used. NF/. 1st edition. Author's celebrated first book. This is the Uncorrected Proof (2nd state) in orange wrappers. SIGNED on title page. Name and publication date written on front of lightly soiled cover. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.
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David James DuncanThe River Why
$325.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1983
Used - Very Good. Dust jacket has price of $12.95. Interior of book in great condition overall.; includes dustjacket
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$325.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, California, U.S.A., 1983
Used - Near Fine. Turquoise cloth and tan paper covered boards. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Edges of covers very slightly discolored, interior clean. Light wear to dust jacket extremities, spine sunned, minor soil and yellowing to back panel, mylar-wrapped and not price-clipped. Inscribed by author on half title page to previous owner.; includes dustjacket
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DUNCAN, David James.The River Why.
$350.00
Hardcover
Publisher: San Francisco: Sierra Club Books (1983)., 1983
Used. First edition. 294 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket with two short closed tears to the front panel. SIGNED by Duncan on the half-title page.; includes dustjacket
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Duncan, David James.THE RIVER WHY.
$350.00
Softcover
Publisher: SAN FRANCISCO: SIERRA CLUB. 1983, 1983
Used - Fine. UNCORRECTED PROOF. "Second' issue proofs. Fine in plain orange printed wrappers. SIGNED by David James Duncan. Author's FIRST book. (MODERN FICTION/NATURE WRITING/DAVID JAMES DUNCAN/UNCORRECTED PROOFS/206)
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$450.00
Hardcover
Publisher: San Francisco:Sierra, 1983., 1983
Used. F/NF+. 1st edition, 1st printing Author's celebrated first book. SIGNED on half-title page. Jacket has sunned spine and rubbing at spine ends. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.; includes dustjacket
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Duncan, David James.THE RIVER WHY.
$500.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: SIERRA CLUB., SAN FRANCISCO, 1983
Used - Fine. REVIEW COPY. (Full-color promtional placard & publicity letter from publisher laid-in) SIGNED by David James Duncan on the title page. About fine in a Nf. dj. (Light discoloration to the light sensitive spine on dj. Tiny hint of rubbing at edges of spine) Author's FIRST book.; Signed by Author(s); includes dustjacket (MODERN FICTION/NATURE WRITING/DAVID JAMES DUNCAN/FISHING/REVIEW COPIES/208)
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DUNCAN, David JamesTHE RIVER WHY
$45.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Hutchinson, 1983
Nera fine cond in unclipped, sl. shelf-worn, else vg dust jacket, 8vo, pp. 294. The first British edition of Oregon author's first book. Signature (not author's) at top of title page. ISBN 0091528003; 1st edition (AmerLit Fishing Literature)
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Duncan, David JamesTHE RIVER WHY.
$350.00
Publisher: SAN FRANCISCO: SIERRA CLUB. 1983, 1983
UNCORRECTED PROOF. "Second' issue proofs. Fine in plain orange printed wrappers. SIGNED by David James Duncan. Author's FIRST book., Fine; First Edition (Modern Fiction/nature Writing/david James Duncan/uncorrected Proofs/206 List206)
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Duncan, David JamesTHE RIVER WHY.
$500.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: SIERRA CLUB., 1983
REVIEW COPY. (Full-color promtional placard & publicity letter from publisher laid-in) SIGNED by David James Duncan on the title page. About fine in a Nf. dj. (Light discoloration to the light sensitive spine on dj. Tiny hint of rubbing at edges of spine) Author's FIRST book.; Signed by Author(s), Fine; First Edition (Modern Fiction/nature Writing/david James Duncan/fishing/review Copies/208 List208)
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DUNCAN, David James (SIGNED)THE RIVER WHY. A Novel
$175.00
Publisher: Sierra Club, 1983
San Francisco: Sierra Club , 1983. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED BY DAVID JAMES DUNCAN without personalization. A Near Fine hardback Stated First Edition First Printing in a Very Good++ Dust Jacket with minimal sun spine, edge wear. 8vo. 294 pp. First edition. Signed.
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$325.00
ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 1983
San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: Sierra Club Books, 1983. First Edition, First Printing . Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7 3/4 " - 9 3/4 " tall. Signed and Inscribed By Author. Book Turquoise cloth and tan paper covered boards. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Edges of covers very slightly discolored, interior clean. Light wear to dust jacket extremities, spine sunned, minor soil and yellowing to back panel, mylar-wrapped and not price-clipped. Inscribed by author on half title...
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DUNCAN, David JamesThe River Why
$350.00
Publisher: San Francisco: Sierra Club Books
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1983).. First edition.. 294 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket with two short closed tears to the front panel. SIGNED by Duncan on the half-title page. First edition. Signed.
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$250.00
ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 1983
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1983. hardcover. NF/ 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's celebrated first book. This is the Uncorrected Proof (2nd state) in orange wrappers. SIGNED on title page. Name and publication date written on front of lightly soiled cover. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details. First edition. Signed.
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why, Twentieth-Anniversary Edition
$50.60
Softcover, ISBN 1578050847
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 2002
20th Twentieth -Anniversary ed.. PAPERBACK. New. 1578050847 New. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Signed by Duncan on title page, Brand New! Support Independent Pacific Northwest Booksellers! Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 310 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. 20th Twentieth -Anniversary ed.
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David James DuncanThe River Why: 20th Anniversary Edition (Signed)
$22.50
Softcover
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 2005
Soft Cover. Used - Good. Signed by Author SIGNED and inscribed by the author on the title page: "For Marjorie. David James Duncan". 20th Anniversary Edition softcover; "With a new afterword by the author". 2005 4th printing. Size: octavo (8.25" tall). Pictorial front cover. (viii), 310 pages. Front cover has light rumpling at the bottom. Small scuff on the spine/front cover area. Several small scuffs on the rear cover. Book has a slight spine lean. Good. Includes 3 separate pieces of...
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David James DuncanThe River Why
$25.00
Softcover, ISBN 0553341928
Publisher: Bantam, 1984
Used - Good. Pub by Bantam, 1988. Trade PB. Inscribed by author. Light shelf and reading wear. Inside clean with good binding. Very Good condition. ISBN: 0-553-34192-8.
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$26.95
Softcover, ISBN 0553344862
Publisher: Bantam Dell Pub Group, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., 1988
Soft Cover. Used - Fine/Like New. 0553344862 Signed by Author Fine condition. Appears unread and unused. Tight, clean all around. Signed by author on title page. Very light shelf life wear to cover wraps. Otherwise in as new condition.
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$250.00
Softcover, ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1983
1. Softcover. Used - Very Good Very good . NF/. 1st edition. Author's celebrated first book. This is the Uncorrected Proof (2nd state) in orange wrappers. SIGNED on title page. Name and publication date written on front of lightly soiled cover. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. Contact us for details. 1
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$450.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1983
1. Hardcover. Used - Very Good Very good . F/NF+. 1st edition, 1st printing Author's celebrated first book. SIGNED on half-title page. Jacket has sunned spine and rubbing at spine ends. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. Contact us for details. 1
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$500.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: SIERRA CLUB., SAN FRANCISCO, 1983
First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Fine/Like New. 0871563215. REVIEW COPY. (Full-color promtional placard & publicity letter from publisher laid-in) SIGNED by David James Duncan on the title page. About fine in a Nf. dj. (Light discoloration to the light sensitive spine on dj. Tiny hint of rubbing at edges of spine) Author's FIRST book.; Signed by Author(s) First Edition
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why, Twentieth-Anniversary Edition
$50.60
ISBN 1578050847
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 2002
Sierra Club Books. PAPERBACK. 1578050847 New. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Signed by Duncan on title page, Brand New! Support Independent Pacific Northwest Booksellers! Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 310 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. . New. 2002. Signed.
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David James DuncanThe River Why: 20th Anniversary Edition (Signed)
$22.50
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 2005
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 2005. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on the title page: "For Marjorie. David James Duncan". 20th Anniversary Edition softcover; "With a new afterword by the author". 2005 4th printing. Size: octavo (8.25" tall). Pictorial front cover. (viii), 310 pages. Front cover has light rumpling at the bottom. Small scuff on the spine/front cover area. Several small scuffs on the rear cover. Book has a slight spine lean. Good. Includes 3 separate pieces of ephenera,...
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why, Advanced Readers Edition New Forward
$23.75
ISBN 1578050847
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 2002
San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: Sierra Club Books, 2002 Advanced readers copy of the new forward for the 20th anniversary edition of the book. this is signed by the author. Fine copy. Signed.
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David James DuncanThe River Why
$25.00
ISBN 0553340964
Publisher: Bantam Windstone Books
New York: Bantam Windstone Books Signed by the author at the half title page, "~David James Duncan". The covers are worn and chipped at the extremities, there are a few very light stains at the front cover, the pages are faintly darkened at the margins and the spine is slightly cocked, otherwise the covers and pages are without tears, the text is unmarked and the book is in good condition. (G/No Jacket.) 293pp.. Signed by Author. Trade Paperback. Good. Signed.
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$27.50
ISBN 0553344862
Publisher: Bantam Books, 1988
New York: Bantam Books, 1988. Notes and previous owner's name on half-title page. Signed by author on title page. Light wear to wraps, several pages dog eared.. Signed by Author. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Signed.
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Duncan, David JamesTHE RIVER WHY
$65.00
Publisher: Sierra Club, 1983
San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1983. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine - dust jacket. This copy has been signed on the half title page by the author. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Signed on the half title by the author. There is also a previous owner's inked gift notation on the half title page. The...
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David James DuncanThe River Why
$100.00
ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 1983
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Hardcover copy, with dust jacket; 294 pages; 5.75 x 8.5. Deckle edge. Shows complete number line ending with 1. Signed by the author on the half title page. // Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown - name has been covered with white correction fluid. Pages otherwise free of marks and creasing. Binding tight - book appears lightly read, if at all. Newspaper review laid in at back, which has...
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DUNCAN, David James (SIGNED)THE RIVER WHY. A Novel
$175.00
Publisher: Sierra Club, 1983
San Francisco: Sierra Club , 1983. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED BY DAVID JAMES DUNCAN without personalization. A Near Fine hardback Stated First Edition First Printing in a Very Good++ Dust Jacket with minimal sun spine, edge wear. 8vo. 294 pp. First edition. Signed.
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$250.00
ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 1983
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1983. hardcover. NF/ 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's celebrated first book. This is the Uncorrected Proof (2nd state) in orange wrappers. SIGNED on title page. Name and publication date written on front of lightly soiled cover. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details. First edition. Signed.
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Duncan, David JamesThe River Why
$325.00
ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: Sierra Club Books, 1983
San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: Sierra Club Books, 1983. First Edition, First Printing . Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7 3/4 " - 9 3/4 " tall. Signed and Inscribed By Author. Book Turquoise cloth and tan paper covered boards. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Edges of covers very slightly discolored, interior clean. Light wear to dust jacket extremities, spine sunned, minor soil and yellowing to back panel, mylar-wrapped and not price-clipped. Inscribed by author on half title...
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DUNCAN, David JamesThe River Why
$350.00
Publisher: San Francisco: Sierra Club Books
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1983).. First edition.. 294 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket with two short closed tears to the front panel. SIGNED by Duncan on the half-title page. First edition. Signed.
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Duncan, David JamesTHE RIVER WHY
$350.00
Publisher: SAN FRANCISCO: SIERRA CLUB. 1983, 1983
SAN FRANCISCO: SIERRA CLUB. 1983. Fine. 1983. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF. "Second' issue proofs. Fine in plain orange printed wrappers. SIGNED by David James Duncan. Author's FIRST book. . First edition. Signed.
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Duncan, David JamesTHE RIVER WHY
$500.00
ISBN 0871563215
Publisher: SIERRA CLUB., 1983
SAN FRANCISCO: SIERRA CLUB.. Fine. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0871563215 . REVIEW COPY. (Full-color promtional placard & publicity letter from publisher laid-in) SIGNED by David James Duncan on the title page. About fine in a Nf. dj. (Light discoloration to the light sensitive spine on dj. Tiny hint of rubbing at edges of spine) Author's FIRST book.; Signed by Author(s) . First edition. Signed.
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