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The Soloist

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Penguin: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7764

ISBN: 0670809004

Condition: Near Fine


A scarce title overall - this is a nice copy of the highly regarded author/poet's debut novel. As rich and exuberant as a performance by Rubenstein, "The Soloist" transforms a musician's dark night of the soul into a brilliant adventure. In a wild romp through New York and Boston - a renewal of relationships with every important person in his life - Max Tandal discovers what he needs to know about himself and about the people he thinks he loves. A slight "slant" to the spine accounts for the grading. View more info

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A Short History Of The Island Of Butterflies

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking Penguin: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7530

ISBN: 0670808997

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Nicholas Christopher on the title page! This second collection of poetry delivers on all the promise of his first collection "On Tour with Rita." Crafted with a masterly elegance and brilliance "A Short History of the Island of Butterflies" displays a lush and vivid imagery that nonetheless never appears indulged in for its own sake. View more info

Veronica

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, The Dial Press: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1300

Condition: Fine


An early state of the author's 2nd novel which Randall Kenan called "an enigma wrapped in a mystery surrounded in delight." View more info

Desperate Characters

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1305

Condition: Fine


The award winning poet's 3rd book of poems. Subtitled: A Novella in Verse & Other Poems. View more info

A Short History Of The Island Of Butterflies

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Viking Penguin: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1306

Condition: Near Fine


This is a copy of the simultaneous wraps issue of the award-winning poet's 2nd collection. There is a previous owner's name on FFEP thus the NF grading. Anthony Hecht praise stating "Mr. Christopher's poetry is not merely extraordinarily good, but seems to me altogether in a class by itself." View more info

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On Tour With Rita

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1982

Edition: Simultaneous Wraps Issue

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1307

Condition: Near Fine


The author/poet's 1st book. Poems that are musically rich and visually exhilarating.a truly original young poet. Knopf Poetry Series #8. SIGNED by Nicholas Christopher on the title page. View more info

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The Creation Of The Night Sky

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2495

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Nicholas Christopher on the title page. The talented poet's newest collection. The "New YorkTimes" singled him out as one of the five most important "magic realist" poets writing today. In verses elegiac and surreal we are taken from the lush islands of Hawaii to the streets of Greenwich Village after midnight. View more info

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Atomic Field

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2552

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Nicholas Christopher on the title page. This new collection comprises two extended poems set in the years 1962 and 1972. Each year includes 45 poems that describe, in his typically elegiac style, the life of a young boy and, later, a young man, during those alternately calm and turbulent decades. View more info

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Franklin Flyer

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, The Dial Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3555

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Nicholas Christopher on the title page. In this shimmering work of fiction we follow the remarkable life of Franklin Flyer - a restless young inventor named after the train on which he was born - through the tumultuous years of the Great Depression, into the Second World War. A vivid blend of history and imagination, "Franklin Flyer" brings to life an American hero as unforgettable as his times. View more info

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Crossing the Equator: New and Selected Poems 1972-2004

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Inc.: 2004

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5145

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Nicholas Christopher on the title page. "Crossing the Equator" collects Christopher's best work from the past three decades and includes a section of new poems that are among his finest. Exploring with equal brilliance the labyrinths of history and the human heart, the jagged magic of urban life and the illuminations of travel, the luminous, transformative voice of "Crossing the Equator" puts on display Christopher's dazzling power and myriad depths. View more info

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The Soloist

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin, Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 5220

ISBN: 0670809004

Condition: Fine


A scarce title overall - this is an important Association Copy warmly inscribed on the front, free end paper by the author to his editor (Nan Graham) and dated Dec. 19, 1985 - a month prior prior to publication. There is also a full signature by Nicholas Christopher on the title page. An absolutely stunning copy of the highly regarded author/poet's debut novel. As rich and exuberant as a performance by Rubinstein, "The Soloist" transforms a musician's dark night of the soul into a brilliant adventure. In a wild romp through New York and Boston - a renewal of relationships with every im... View more info

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Somewhere In The Night

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Free Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5267

Condition: Fine


Subtitled: Film Noir And The American City. SIGNED by Nicholas Christopher on the title page. The acclaimed novelist and poet explores the cultural identity of film noir in a seamless, elegant, and enchanting work of literary prose. View more info

In The Year Of The Comet

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5336

Condition: Fine


The poet's fourth collection of poems. Winner of the Poetry Society of America's Melville Cane Award 1994. This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof in gray wraps. View more info

Veronica (An Excerpt)

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, The Dial Press: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author at his Appearance

Seller ID: 5475

Condition: Fine


An advance excerpt of the author's 2nd novel which has been published in "The Dial Reader 1996" - a collection of excerpts from the Publisher's 1996 lineup. View more info

Veronica (An Excerpt)

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, The Dial Press: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author at his Appearance

Seller ID: 5483

Condition: Fine


An advance excerpt of the author's 2nd novel which has been published in "The Dial Reader 1996" - a collection of excerpts from the Publisher's 1996 lineup. View more info

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The Soloist

By: Christopher, Nicholas

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin, Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5570

ISBN: 0670809004

Condition: Fine


A scarce title overall - this is REVIEW COPY with Publisher's Slip and Press Release that has been SIGNED by Nicholas Christopher on the title page! An absolutely stunning copy of the highly regarded author/poet's debut novel. As rich and exuberant as a performance by Rubinstein, "The Soloist" transforms a musician's dark night of the soul into a brilliant adventure. In a wild romp through New York and Boston - a renewal of relationships with every important person in his life - Max Tandal discovers what he needs to know about himself and about the people he thinks he loves. View more info

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Walk On The Wild Side

By: Christopher, Nicholas (Edited By)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Scribners: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1309

Condition: Fine


This collection of Urban American Poetry has been edited by Nicholas Christopher who has SIGNED on the title page. A mix of new voices and established writers, this volume presents the timeless themes of poetry - the hunger for love, the circularity of of memory, the search for renewal, and the ceremonies of life and death - through the prism of our unique urban experience. View more info

Under 35 The New Generation of American Poets.

By: Christopher, Nicholas (Edited By)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Anchor: 1989

Edition: Trade Paperback Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1310

Condition: Near Fine


Edited by Nicholas Christopher who has provided an introduction as well. View more info