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Joyce, James.

Published by Shakespeare & Company (1922)

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Item Description: Shakespeare & Company, 1922. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Large 8vo. One of 750 numbered copies on hand-made paper. Laid into this copy is the original prospectus for the book that prints a photograph of Joyce. Joseph Strick's 1967 film failed at the box office but was a _succes de estime despite its near-impossible task of adapting Joyce's interior prose into cinematic terms. An unrestored copy, easily the finest of this fragile volume that we have ever encountered, merely showing the most niggling of use at the heel of the spine. The blue wrappers that Joyce insisted on precisely echoing the hue of the Greek flag are in fine condition. A collector's copy of the 20th Century's most influential novel. Housed in a custom-made clamshell box. Bookseller Inventory # 22937

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Lawrence, D[avid] H[erbert].

Published by Methuen [1915] (1915)

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Item Description: Methuen [1915], 1915. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition. 8vo. Laid into this copy is an historic Lawrence ALS to his agent, J. B. Pinker, dated "17 Nov. 1915," in which he reacts emotionally to the seizure by the police of most of the edition of "The Rainbow" because of the novel's alleged sexual explicitness. Lawrence asks: "Must I stay for the proceedings about The Rainbow? Must I appear? . I have had letters from a lot of people about The Rainbow . I want to do what I can for the book. Also I want to go away [on a trip to America]. I will stay if it is any good." The letter clearly evinces Lawrence's puzzlement over the novel's suppression, of which only 821 copies of a total edition of 2500 copies survived and were subsequently distributed. The florid 1989 Ken Russell movie, which followed his successful screen adaptation of "Women In Love" two decades earlier, failed to attract much critical and popular attention. Remarkably, this copy, as-new in an as-new dust jacket, seemingly lay untouched from the time of its publication and was not exposed to any physical element that might have compromised its singular beauty. Housed in a custom-made quarter morocco clamshell box. When did you last see a one-hundred-year-old who looks a ravishing nineteen. Bookseller Inventory # 24173

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Hemingway, Ernest.

Published by Contact Publishing [1923], Paris (1923)

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Item Description: Contact Publishing [1923], Paris, 1923. Printed wrappers. 12mo. Published in an edition of 300 copies. Printed in Dijon by Maurice Darantiere, the printer of Joyce's "Ulysses" and other signed expatriate publications. A lovely copy whose fragile cover shows virtually no use. In custom-made cloth slipcase with chemise First edition of the author's first book. Bookseller Inventory # 20968

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Beckett, Samuel.

Published by George Routledge & Sons [1938] (1938)

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Item Description: George Routledge & Sons [1938], 1938. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. The author's first published novel, of which but 718 were sold. The remaining copies were published as a cheap edition in 1942. Jacketed copies have been and remain of the utmost rarity. In almost fifty years of bookselling, we have encountered but two others, neither of which was in close to the pristine condition of this copy. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made full morocco clamshell box with matching chemise. Importance in its field, relative scarcity, and primacy of condition -- the Holy Trinity for any collectible. Bookseller Inventory # 24280

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Steinbeck, John.

Published by Viking Press [1939], New York (1939)

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Item Description: Viking Press [1939], New York, 1939. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 8vo. One of ten leatherbound presentation copies signed on a tipped-in colophon page by Steinbeck. The history of this rare and largely unknown special edition is spelled out by Jackson Benson in his definitive 1984 biography of Steinbeck. At the time, the now-famous author (430,000 copies printed and the movie rights sold in 1939) though of liberal bent, was loath to lend his name to leftist causes. (Down the line he would campaign vigorously and compose speeches for Adlai Stevenson's 1950s presidential campaigns.) Benson writes: "The other, most important, exception that he made to his rule was the 'John Steinbeck Committee' formed by Helen Gahagan Douglas and other Hollywood celebrities to raise money for migrant relief. To aid their cause, he had ten copies of 'Grapes' leather bound with an extra page tipped into the front that said, 'This book, one of an edition of ten, made and bound at the request of John Steinbeck for presentation to ------.' After the books were auctioned off at a banquet, he filled in the name of the purchaser and signed his own." This copy was presented on the colophon page: "Mr. & Mrs. Edward G. Robinson / inscribed with great pleasure / John Steinbeck." The film star, then at his professional zenith, contributed more than $250,000 (in 75-year-old dollars) to 850 causes and charitable groups between 1939 and 1949. Thus, a splendid association copy between two notable political activists. More compelling, these ten copies constitute the only limited and signed edition of this enduring literary and film classic. The 1940 movie earned director John Ford and actress Jane Darwell Academy Awards. Not in Goldstone & Payne. Fifth edition, published one month after the first edition. Bookseller Inventory # 23869

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Faulkner, William.

Published by Boni & Liveright (1926)

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Item Description: Boni & Liveright, 1926. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. Published in an edition of 2500 copies. The Carl Petersen copy. Fine in a fine, unfaded dust jacket that has been minimally enhanced by a master conservator. Rare in such unfaded condition. Housed in a custom-made cloth chemise and slipcase. First edition of the author's second book and first novel. Bookseller Inventory # 10651

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Hemingway, Ernest.

Published by Three Mountains Press (1924)

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Item Description: Three Mountains Press, 1924. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 4to. Illustrated with a woodcut portrait of the author by Henry Strater. One of 170 numbered copies (the entire edition). A lovely copy with minimal offsetting to endpapers from the inevitable glue residue common to this title and with the faintest of wear to the spinal extremities. Rare in such exemplary condition. Housed in a plush-lined, cloth clamshell box. First edition of the author's second book. Bookseller Inventory # 3446

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Item Description: No Binding. Book Condition: Fine. 378 pages of sentence-by-sentence insertions, deletions, and emendations on just about every page. Accompanied by yet another typescript constituting 115 pages of further revisions that probe the steps taken to shape the narrative into the modifier-free prose and stripped-down dialogue characteristic of Leonard's critically-lauded books. Inscribed to one of the author's publishers: "This is as original as my original mss. get without saving several wastebasket loads of yellow balls. It's yours, Dutch. 9-13-83." A collation of both typescripts with the published book reveals that the corrections were largely incorporated -- a telling documentation that illustrates how the creative instinct can be enhanced by a combination of concentrated thought and plain old elbow grease. If a Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine were to exist in human form, it just might be named Elmore Leonard. Housed in a custom-made clamshell box. Fine. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 23974

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Joyce, James.

Published by Privately printed for the author [1904 or 1905] (1904)

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Item Description: Privately printed for the author [1904 or 1905], 1904. No Binding. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 4to. The first extant printing of the author's second separate publication. Slocum & Cahoon A2. Preceded only by "Et Tu, Healy," which was privately printed by Joyce's father when his precocious son was but nine years old. Though it is known to have existed, no one has ever seen a copy of this juvenile effort. The circumstances under which the argumentative and irreverent "The Holy Office" was printed were spelled out by Joyce's brother, Stanislaus. After its composition, Joyce commissioned the broadside's printing in Dublin, but because the then-indigent Joyce could not come up with the wherewithal to pay the printer, he never received the copies, which presumably, were deep-sixed. No copy is known to have survived. Years later, Joyce, now solvent and living in Pola, had the poem printed again, the copies of which he and his brother distributed through the mails to members of the author's literary circle. Joyce's bibliographers estimate that fewer than 100 copies were produced. Fine. Housed in a custom-made cloth chemise. Among the rarest of the author's primary publications. Bookseller Inventory # 24047

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Miller, Henry.

Published by Obelisk Press 1934, 1936, 1939, Paris (1934)

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Item Description: Obelisk Press 1934, 1936, 1939, Paris, 1934. Printed wrappers. Book Condition: Fine. First editions. 8vo. A complete and lovely set of the Paris Trilogy, the iconic books that established Miller's literary reputation. "I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive." With all three volumes in fine, collector's condition (Tropic Of Cancer has been imperceptively strengthened at the inner fold of the flaps). Housed in a custom-made clamshell box with individual cloth chemises for the three books. Pictorial wrappers[along with]Miller, Henry. PREFACE TO HENRY MILLER'S TROPIC OF CANCER by Anais Nin. New York: Gemor Press, [1947]. First separate edition. 8vo. The variant issue with the frontispiece portrait of Nin -- Shifreen & Jackson A59a. With an introduction by Lawrence R. Maxwell. Nin's name appears as the sole author of the booklet, but it has now been made clear that Miller himself composed this unabashed encomium: "By July, Miller and Nin were reading proofs. The book needed a preface, [publisher Jack] Kahane thought, because the material was so inflammatory. He offered to provide one, but Miller declined. Instead, he wrote the essay himself and had Nin sign it (she no doubt had something to do with its composition as well). It was a rare opportunity: he could `explain' the book, praise it, and point out its importance -- under someone else's name. Kahane accepted it, and publication was scheduled for September" -- "The Happiest Man Alive" by Mary Dearborn (page 171). Bookseller Inventory # 20942

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Bukowski, Charles.

Published by Black Sparrow Press [1966] (1966)

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Item Description: Black Sparrow Press [1966], 1966. No Binding. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 5 broadside poems. Folio. Each broadside is one of 27 numbered copies signed by the author (of a total edition of 30). Publisher John Martin remembers giving many of the broadsides to random visitors in a time when Bukowski was virtually unknown. A fine, complete set of these rare publications, which comprise five of the first six titles published by the Black Sparrow Press (Morrow & Lafourcade 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6). Early Bukowski and, at this late juncture, virtually unobtainable. Housed in a custom-made chemise and clamshell box. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 21169

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Leonard, Elmore.

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Item Description: 395 pages of closely-edited typescript, preceded by a 79-page preliminary draft in which Leonard begins the narrative with what will end up as chapter two in the published book. Inscribed by Leonard to one of his publishers: "The original 'Glitz' MS for ., a good friend. 10/20/84. Elmore Leonard." The book was made into a 1988 television movie that starred Jimmy Smits. Fine. Housed in a custom-made cloth clamshell box. Bookseller Inventory # 24031

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Faulkner, William.

Published by Random House [1942] (1942)

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Item Description: Random House [1942], 1942. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. 8vo. One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author, the lowest limitation of any of the author's signed, limited editions. Faulkner came to regard "Go Down, Moses" as a novel, though originally the stories were individually published. "For the second edition [Faulkner] rightfully eliminated the stories aspect and made the volume appear as a novel, one based on interrelated shorter fictions" -- William Faulkner: American Writer by Frederick A. Karl. Fine without dust jacket as issued. Housed in a quarter-leather cloth clamshell box. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 7849

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Faulkner, William.

Published by Random House [1942], New York (1942)

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Item Description: Random House [1942], New York, 1942. Hardcover. First trade edition. 8vo. This copy is inscribed by Faulkner on the front free endpaper and signed by him on the title page as was his custom. "To A. I. Bezzerides. Many happy returns. Bill Faulkner. 9 Aug. 1945." Faulkner and Bezzerides met in Hollywood at about the time "Go Down, Moses" was published, though this Faulkner novel was not among those of his books to make it to the screen. The two were part of the Warner Bros. stable of screenwriters and collaborated on more than a few movie scripts, some of which were filmed, some not. Faulkner, who was struggling financially to get by, lived with Bezzerides and his family during this period and was driven to the studio during the week by the younger man. When Faulkner periodically became incapacitated by his alcoholic binges, Bezzerides saw to it that he received medical intervention. This copy may have been inscribed to his by-then good friend when Bezzerides visited Faulkner in Mississippi. All this is documented in Faulkner biographies. Bezzerides was himself a published author, two of whose novels were made into Warner Bros. film noirs -- "The Long Haul" and "Thieves Highway." Provenance: The A.I. Bezzerides estate. A very good copy in a somewhat worn dust jacket, whose use can be seen as endearing if not ennobling. An association copy of the first rank. Housed in a custom-made quarter morocco clamshell box. Bookseller Inventory # 24030

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Schaefer, Jack.

Published by Houghton Mifflin (1949)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin, 1949. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. A highlight of Western literature and the source for the 1953 movie classic of the same name, but in a hitherto unknown proof jacket that depicts the Shane character standing in a saloon, his back to Wilson, the hired gun, who is ready to draw on him. Shane's hands hang loosely within easy reach of his gun holsters. The published jacket shows only Shane's head and comprises the entire front panel. The Houghton Mifflin archive at Harvard conclusively documents which of the two jackets precedes. A July 11, 1949, letter to Schaefer from the editorial department states: "I managed to get hold of a rough proof of the jacket and have been warned by the art department that this jacket is being remade and possibly the head will be bigger." A subsequent letter to the author, dated August 18, 1949, conveys a proof copy of the published jacket which Schaefer, in a letter dated August 23, 1949, commends: "Thanks for the proof of the new jacket for Shane . an improvement over the first one." [The cataloguer respectfully disagrees with this opinion]. Rare. Fine in a fine example of the wraparound dust jacket (lightly sunned at the spine) and housed in a custom-made leather clamshell box. First edition of the author's first book. Bookseller Inventory # 20941

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Dreiser, Theodore.

Published by Doubleday, Page, New York (1900)

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Item Description: Doubleday, Page, New York, 1900. Hardcover. 8vo. One of 1000 copies printed, of which 450 remained unbound. Widely regarded as the first modern American novel and considerably more difficult to locate in collector's condition than even its modest limitation suggests. The book was effectively suppressed after publication by Doubleday, Page because of its perceived immoral content. William Wyler directed the 1952 movie, which was retitled "Carrie," with Jennifer Jones and Laurence Olivier in the lead roles. This copy easily qualifies as the best ever known to us -- the red cloth bright, the pages white, the hinges tight. Accordingly it is priced at twice what the best copies currently available are, while being many more times rare in such pristine and unprecedented condition. Housed in a custom-made slipcase First edition of the author's first book. Bookseller Inventory # 22693

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Thoreau, Henry D.

Published by Ticknor & Fields (1854)

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Item Description: Ticknor & Fields, 1854. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. With the ads dated May, 1854 (no established priority). Contemporary ownership signature on the front free endpaper. A fine collector's copy of this highspot of American literature, showing the minutest of use. Housed in a custom-made chemise and slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 24034

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ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWING OF IRIS BARRY: Lewis, Wyndham.

Lewis, Wyndham.

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Item Description: No Binding. Book Condition: Fine. Executed in 1919 - 1920. 10" x 13". An evocative image that manifests the artist's Vorticist techniques. Barry and Lewis were living together at this time and she bore him two children. In later years she became the first curator of cinema at The Museum Of Modern Art. The drawing once belonged to Lewis intimate, Michael Ayrton and is signed by Lewis in the lower left-hand corner. This image first appeared in Lewis's "Fifteen Drawings" (1920), an indication that he valued this work highly. Cited by Walter Michel in his Catalogue Raisonne of the painter's art work and shown as Plate 42, #332, which is titled "Head 1 1919." Framed under museum glass. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 24214

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Joyce, James.

Published by Faber & Faber / Viking (1939)

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Item Description: Faber & Faber / Viking, 1939. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 4to. One of 425 numbered copies signed by the author. An especially fine copy in a fine, unmottled example of the publisher's yellow slipcase. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 23028

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Jeffers, Robinson.

Published by Lime Kiln Press (1975)

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Item Description: Lime Kiln Press, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Oblong folio. One of 100 numbered copies printed under the direction of William Everson on handmade Hayle paper. Bound at the Schuberth Bookbindery. With a title page woodcut by William Prochnow. Issued in a slipcase made of Monterey Cypress and with a window of granite from Jeffers's own stone yard. The book was designed by Everson to maintain Jeffers' long poetical line without interrupting the line breaks. The slipcase, harmonious with the natural flow of Jeffers's poetry, can best be described as a free-standing sculpture that represents the zenith of William Everson's accomplishments as book designer and printer. We have purchased, sold, and repurchased this title some five or six times over three decades. The publication price was $250. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 15441

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Fitzgerald, F[rancis] Scott.

Published by Scribners (1922)

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Item Description: Scribners, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. In our experience this variant jacket is considerably scarcer than the one in first state. Fine in an unusually fine example of the dust jacket First edition, second state, with the title printed in black on the front panel. Bookseller Inventory # 21362

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Fleming, Ian.

Published by Cape [1965] (1965)

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Item Description: Cape [1965], 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. One of a small number of copies that have survived with the original gold-embossed front cover. Because the embossing costs were considered too high, the publisher reprinted the cover at an early date without the gold stamping. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made quarter morocco clamshell box. Bookseller Inventory # 24024

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Chandler, Raymond.

Published by Knopf (1939)

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Item Description: Knopf, 1939. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. The 1946 movie, directed by Howard Hawks, remains an unalloyed film classic. William Faulkner was one of the three credited screenwriters. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall reprised the sizzling repartee that characterized their first film together ("To Have And Have Not") -- a reflection of their off-screen relationship. Fine in a fine dust jacket that has been minimally and artfully enhanced by a master conservator First edition of the author's first book. Bookseller Inventory # 20919

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Wolfe, Thomas.

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons (1929)

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Item Description: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. 8vo. The opening salvo of the author's prolix autobiographical novels. A resplendent copy in a fine example of the first issue dust jacket (with Doris Ullman photograph of Wolfe) that manifests the slightest of use only. Housed in a custom-made quarter-leather clamshell box First edition of the author's first book, preceded only by a 1919 nonfiction pamphlet. Bookseller Inventory # 20949

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Beckett, Samuel.

Published by Hours Press (1930)

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Item Description: Hours Press, 1930. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author. The rest of the edition comprised 200 unsigned copies. This copy bears the scarce original wraparound label, announcing the young author as prize-winner of a contest sponsored by the Hours Press to compose a poem on the concept of time. Beckett, who at the time was indigent, swiftly composed an elaborate Cartesian narrative as the contest deadline loomed. He completed it: "Half before dinner, had a guzzle of salad and Chambertin . and finished it about three in the morning." A just about fine copy of this fragile publication. Housed in a custom-made chemise and slipcase. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 21957

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Williams, Oscar. (Editor and Contributor).

Published by Peter Pauper (1942)

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Item Description: Peter Pauper, 1942. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. One of 32 contributors' copies, each signed by all the poets, including W.H. Auden, Robert Penn Warren, Robinson Jeffers, Randall Jarrell, Wallace Stevens, Dylan Thomas, Marianne Moore and others. This is Oscar Williams's copy. An all-star lineup of modern poets. Unusually fine in a specially designed clamshell box -- a decided improvement on the flimsy cardboard publisher's box which rarely survives. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 23355

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Updike, John.

Published by Harper & Brothers [1958] (1958)

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers [1958], 1958. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. Advance review copy with publisher's slip laid in. This copy is inscribed by Updike on the front free endpaper: "Handling this little book -- my first -- again, I remember (a) my difficulty in thinking of a title -- I tried ten or twenty (b) the way Harper tried to give me a small, stingier volume, with less leading between the lines. I fought back, and think the result is pretty handsome (c) the nice mint-green jacket, a total surprise (d) the magic of holding in my hands a book all mine. John Updike. 6/8/05." Fine in a fine, first issue dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made quarter-morocco slipcase and chemise. It is hard to imagine a more desirable copy First edition of the author's first book. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 20946

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Traven, B. (as Ret Marut).

Published by Der Ziegelbrenner (1919)

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Item Description: Der Ziegelbrenner, 1919. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 16mo. The author, then known as Ret Marut, established an anarchist periodical, Der Ziegelbrenner (The Brick-Burner) in 1917 that, for the next three years, would virogously excoriate the disintegration of World War I Germany. It was at this time that the author composed his first fiction. Der Blaugetupfte Sperling is a collection of nine stories that elucidate its author's political philosophy -- one that he notably refined in his later novels like The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre and The Death Ship. We have known of but one other copy of this title through the years. Contemporary ownership signature, dated December 1919. The fragile wrappers show some use, but in the case of this rarity constitute a pardonable circumstance. Housed in a custom-made quarter-leather clamshell box and matching chemise First edition of the author's first book. Bookseller Inventory # 24365

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Merrill, James.

Published by Privately Printed (1942)

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Item Description: Privately Printed, 1942. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. Published by the poet's father in an edition of about 200 copies when his son was but sixteen years old. This copy is inscribed by Merrill in the form of a quatrain: "Dear Ted, Beware! Don't turn the page / or dream of reading at your age / these jottings by a rose-lipt lad / who once drove men of forty mad -- Jimmy. 19.ix.91." Laid into the book is an autograph postcard from Merrill: "Dear Ted -- I can't resist (and how you could I can't imagine) adding the last line to your clever little verse: "They had to ask for pearls! Ah well. Boys will be girls. Back from Missouri exhausted. But see you soon. Love, Jimmy." Also laid in are an early draft of a Merrill poem, "Pearl," on thermal fax paper that differs substantially from its published version and a copy of a written statement from Merrill's mother in which she lays out the history of "Jim's Book." Fine in the original unprinted glassine dust jacket as issued. Housed in a custom-made cloth clamshell box. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 20933

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Schulberg, Budd.

Published by Random House [1941] (1941)

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Item Description: Random House [1941], 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo. This copy is inscribed in the year of publication by Schulberg to theater producer Viola Rubber. On anyone's short-list of defining Hollywood novels. A Hollywood 100 book. Fine in a fine, unfaded, first issue dust jacket with but a tiny fingernail-sized scratch on the front panel to mitigate its otherwise exceptional condition First edition of the author's first book. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 20940

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