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1 Dennis, Patrick KISS ME JOE DUFFY: A Musical Extravaganza
[New York]: (The New York Times), (1962). First edition: chapbook original. 12 pages staple-bound within 6'' x 9'' textured cardstock covers. Illustrated with four William Steig-ish drawings Fading to fuchsia-toned covers, paper-clip impression to cover and first leaf, else nearly fine in wraps. Prepared for the American Booksellers convention in Washington, D.C. in June of 1962. Laid in: printed gift note from the Times dated June, 1962. 
Amusing convention giveaway in the form of a satirical mini-musical by the creator of the immortal Auntie Mame. The target of Dennis's barbed lyrics: bookstores! ("Oh, kick your heels; God, we know it feels odd...Yes, we sold a book today!!) Scarce! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Dennis, Patrick PARADISE
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1971). 0151709653 / 9780151709656 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, unread with minor lower shelf edge wear; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with of touch edge wear, and a few tiny closed tears. 
The sun-kissed resort of Acapulco is hit with an earthquake turning a charming seaside inn into an isolated island with an extraordinary group of people. "Salt with irony, spice with sex, and flavor with compassion. Result: PARADISE."--dust jacket blurb. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Dennis, Patrick PARADISE
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1971). 0151709653 / 9780151709656 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in lime-green cloth with blue foil spine lettering; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket that betrays some edgewear, a hint of age-toning, and minor rubbing. 
Late novel by the celebrated author of AUNTIE MAME, AROUND THE WORLD WITH AUNTIE MAME, GENIUS, LITTLE MEN, GUESTWARD HO!, and other books. An excellent example of this rather uncommon novel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Dennis, Patrick THE JOYOUS SEASON
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., (1965). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, in holly berry red cloth with green lettering to spine; in a very good plus, lightly soiled and age-toned pictorial dust jacket that shows some minor nicking and tiny creases to spine ends and flap folds. 
A Christmas Day marital breakup and its aftermath is told from the point of view of Kerry, aged ten and his sister Missy, aged six. The kids are farmed out to grandmas--one rural, one urban. From the creator of the immortal AUNTIE MAME. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Dennis, Patrick THE JOYOUS SEASON
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., (1965). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, in holly berry red cloth with green lettering to spine; in a very good plus, lightly soiled and age-toned pictorial dust jacket that shows some minor nicking and tiny creases to spine ends and flap folds. 
A Christmas Day marital breakup and its aftermath is told from the point of view of Kerry, aged ten and his sister Missy, aged six. The kids are farmed out to grandmas--one rural, one urban. From the creator of the immortal AUNTIE MAME. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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