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Ulysses by JOYCE, JAMES

Paris: Shakespeare & Co., 1922. First Edition; one of 750 numbered copies. Original publisher’s wrappers. Minor rubbing and soiling of the wrappers; a little short of fine, but an excellent, unrestored copy. Never having read this effusively praised an...

From Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.


Collection of primary works, broadsides, secondary works, and periodical contributions by Heaney, Seamus

2013. Contains 135 discrete volumes of the Irish Nobel Laureate's primary works of poetry and essays. These titles are represented in their first editions and subsequent issues (English and/or American), as well as some proofs and other variants. In addi...

From Bromer Booksellers


KONIG DAME BUBE. (KING QUEEN KNAVE).Signed by Nabokov, Vladimir

Berlin: Vertag Ullstein, 1930. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. Berlin: Vertag Ullstein, 1930. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed Rarity. Nabokov, Vladimir. KONIG DAME BUBE [King Queen and Knave]. Berlin: Vertag Ullstein, [1930]., Extraordin...

From TBCL The Book Collector's Library


The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights by Steinbeck, John

first edition. This is a group of three carbon typescripts, all with holographic corrections by Steinbeck, and one carbon manuscript that comprise three chapters of what Farrar, Straus & Giroux published as The Acts of King Arthur and His Nobel Knigh...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


Vile Bodies by WAUGH, EVELYN

London: Chapman & Hall, 1930. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some small chips, not affecting illustration or lettering and with very minor internal archival mends. An observant bibliographically inclined collector of our acqua...

From Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.


The Sound and the Fury by Faulkner, William

New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1929. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's black and white Art Deco style boards over white cloth spine lettered in black. Near Fine with toning to pages and to...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


Clarence Edward Dutton An Appraisal by Stegner, Wallace

first edition. Salt Lake City, University of Utah, n.d. (1935), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Author's First Book, a legendary rarity, the text is followed by a bibliography of Dutton's writing, the text is a condensation of Stegner's t...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


The Grapes of Wrath by Steinbeck, John

first edition. NY, Viking, 1939, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. No book is more identified with John Steinbeck than this masterpiece which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and which was the source for the film version directed b...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


All the Sad Young Men by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First Edition. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing with no damage to type on pages 38, 90 and 248; in a first state dust jacket with lips unbattered. Bound in publisher's green cloth with titles in b...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA



Charles Scribner`s Sons. New York. 1950. PRESENTATION ISSUE, PRECEDING THE FIRST U.S. EDITION. With Scribner logo and letter A on verso of title page. One of just 24 copies, each bound in dark blue buckram with gilt lettering and ruling to the spine. Hem...

From Paul Foster Books


Saint Katy the Virgin by Steinbeck, John

first edition. NY, McIntosh & Otis, n.d. (1936), first edition. This is the typescript as submitted by Steinbeck's agents very likely to produce the signed/limited edition of this short story about a pig and its alleged virginity, it consists of ...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


The Blessing Way by Hillerman, Tony

first edition. NY, Harper & Row, 1970, first edition, first printing. This is the ultimate copy of Author's First Book, it is an Inscribed Presentation/Association Copy of the highest order, inscribed by Hillerman to Navajo artist Ernest Franklin...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


Falbalas and Franfreluches by Barbier, George

Paris: Meynial, 1925. First Edition. George Barbier. A complete and excellent set of the five annual issues illustrated with a total of sixty beautiful pochoir plates, complete with decorated pochoir title pages. 'Falbalas and Franfreluches' (Fr...

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Death Of A Naturalist : Signed By The Author With A Quotation From ‘Personal Helicon’ by Heaney, Seamus

The First UK Printing published by Faber and Faber, London in 1966. The BOOK is in near Fine condition and appears unread. A very sharp copy. The WRAPPER is complete and is near Fine condition with just a little fading of the pink colouring to the spine a...

From Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB


Tortilla Flat by Steinbeck, John

first edition. NY, Covici Friede, 1935, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. His breakthrough novel that follows the antics of Monterey's paisanos, this surface story is an allegory based on the Knights of the Round Table, this is ...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


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