OATES, Joyce Carol. EXPENSIVE PEOPLE. New York:: Vanguard Press,, 1968. First edition, spiral-bound uncorrected proof copy of the first edition. . Covers lightly dust soiled, with slight surface wear, else a very good copy. . Tall narrow quarto, yellow printed wrappers with white plastic spiral binding, 221 pages. Front cover has the publication date added by publisher, "October 28, 1968," in ink holograph.
New York: Vanguard, 1968. Cloth. Edges very faintly dust-marked, else fine in bright, unfaded dust jacket. First edition. Publisher's review slip, letter and photograph laid in. Inscribed and signed by the author: "For Lee - with very best wishes - Joyce Carol Oates." The recipient, in addition to reviewing a number of Oates's books, edited CONVERSATIONS WITH JOYCE CAROL OATES (Univ. Press of Mississippi, 1989).
OATES, Joyce Carol. EXPENSIVE PEOPLE. New York:: Vanguard Press,, 1968. First edition. . Very small bump to bottom edge of front board, else a fine copy in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket Jacket is a bit rubbed, with quarter-inch closed tear to front panel (at gutter), and two short creased edge tears to rear panel. . Octavo, orange cloth, 308 pages Inscribed by Joyce Carol Oates, on the front flyleaf, in year of publication "To Edith Blacker- Joyce Carol Oates| Nov 20, 1968
New York: Vanguard, 1968. Cloth. First edition. Briefly inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title, and with the year of publication ownership signature of Broadway figure Tad Mosel (who is not the recipient of the inscription). Fine in very good, slightly spine sunned dust jacket.
OATES, Joyce Carol. EXPENSIVE PEOPLE. New York:: Vanguard Press,, 1968. First edition, advance review copy. . Spine is faintly spotted, else a very good copy in very good dust jacket; jacket is rubbed at tips of spine, with nick and few short creased edge tears, else quite bright. Publisher's (quarto page) review sheet, listing date and price of publication, with original typed publisher's statement about the book, laid in; also laid into the book is a brief typed letter, one quarto page, signed by a publisher's representative, discussing the sending of this review copy-- the letter is dated October 2, 1968 (the book was published October 30, 1968). . Octavo, cloth, 308 pages.
New York: The Vanguard Press. (1968). First. First edition. Fine in a bit spine-faded, else near fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to Herb Yellin, who published several limited editions by Oates at his Lord John Press. .
New York: The Vanguard Press, 1968. First edition, first printing. Just about fine in original red cloth and near fine dust jacket, a little sunned on spine. Signed by author on title page. Scarce signed.. Octavo. 308 pages.
Victor Gollancz, London., 1969. First U.K. edition. Octavo. pp [vii], 308. The author's second novel, a psychological thriller about a suburban teenager with a sniper's rifle.Tail of spine slightly bumped, otherwise fine in near-fine dustwrapper slightly rubbed at the edges.
New York: Vanguard, 1968. Signed in full by the author on title page. Lightly foxed page edges, faintly soiled cover edges, very near fine in very good unclipped dust jacket, with some wear and nicks to corners, tiny creased tear along bottom edge of rear panel.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover.
Signed by Author(s) 0 Signed by Joyce Carol Oates directly to Title page. First Edition/First Printing Published by Vanguard, New York 1968. Nr Fine clean condition with no marks or inscriptions. Dustjacket not price clipped and protected in archive cover. Very slight age toning and few minor creases to edges.
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