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1 Amis, Kingsley CRIME OF THE CENTURY
New York: Mysterious, (1989). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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2 Amis, Kingsley I LIKE IT HERE
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1958). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Two very small patches of faint stain to front endsheet, else a very nearly fine copy in yellow cloth with caramel sun device and spine lettering; in a price-clipped near fine dust jacket showing a tiny splash of stain to edge of rear panel and rear flap. 
Third novel from the author of LUCKY JIM is "a potpourri of picaresque adventures, travelogue, mystery, and satire."--Robert H. Bell. Jacket art by Hilary Knight. 
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3 (Amis, Kingsley). Jacobs, Eric KINGSLEY AMIS: A Biography
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312186029 / 9780312186029 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A few pages at the rear lightly creased, else near fine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 392 pages, thirty-four b&w plates, notes, bibliography, and an index. 
A biography of the British author who burst onto the literary scene with LUCKY JIM in 1954, and has written many important and popular novels, poems, short stories, and critical works. 
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4 (Amis, Kingsley). Gohn, Jack Benoit KINGSLEY AMIS: A Checklist
USA: The Kent State University Press, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket. 
A bibliography of documents written by or related to the renowned English novelist, poet and critic, including unpublished letters and scripts, all of his published writings, and a compendium of critical pieces on his writing. Serif Series #34. 
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5 (Amis, Kingsley). Salwak, Dale KINGSLEY AMIS: Modern Novelist
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Harvester/Wheatsheaf, (1992). 0745010962 / 9780745010960 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Tall octavo. 302 pages; Notes, Bibliography, and an Index. Illustrated with photographs. 
Presentation copy; dated with a brief SIGNED inscription by Dale Salwak to a noted Pulitzer Prize nominated biographer. A critical study of the life and work of "the finest British comic novelist of the second half of the twentieth century." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Amis, Kingsley THE ANTI-DEATH LEAGUE
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Some uniform offsetting to the endpapers, the usual Gollancz hairline crack to the inner hinges, otherwise very good in a slightly shelfworn and nicked dust jacket with edge tears and accompanying creases. 
Psychological espionage with a fascinating twist. Colorful wrap-around jacket designed by Raymond Hawkey. 
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7 (Fleming, Ian). Amis, Kingsley THE JAMES BOND DOSSIER
(New York, New York): The New American Library, (1965). 9997512286 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Rust spotting along the spine, else very good; in a price-clipped and mildly soiled dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. 
The distinguished British novelist (and pseudonymous author of a James Bond novel, COLONEL SUN, as by Robert Markham) takes on the Fleming detractors and Bond bashers, in this amusing and penetrating analysis and apologia for the Bond phenomenon. 
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8 Amis, Kingsley THE RIVERSIDE VILLAS MURDER
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1973). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Slight lean to the spine, several spots on the page fore-edges, else a very good plus copy; in a lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
In the form of a classic armchair mystery, Amis has created a "splendid entertainment, clever, comic, and chilling." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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