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Big Jim Turner

By Stevens, James




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Big Jim Turner

STEVENS, James

Garden City: Doubleday and Company, 1948. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Foxing on the endpapers and tiny spots on the boards, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with some tiny splash marks on the spine. Picaresque and seemingly autobiographical novel by an Iowan born, of a proletarian knockabout in the West, sympathetic to the hobo and casual laborer. Inscribed by the author: "For Norman Thomas, Remembering a most happy meeting - Jim Stevens. Seattle December, 1954." Thomas was an author, socialist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America.

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Price: $225.00


Big Jim Turner (Author's presentation copy)

Stevens, James

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. SIGNED. 275pp. Octavo [21.5 cm]; Blue cloth boards. The extremities are just a bit faded and rubbed. In the pictorial dust jacket, with periodic small closed tears and chips in the edges. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. The inscription reads, "For Peep and Bill / a big book for our / little kids, with all the / love in the world- / from Theresa & Jim, / Seattle / August, 1948 / 3rd of Author's 6 copies."

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Price: $200.00


Big Jim Turner

Stevens, James

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good +. SIGNED. 275pp. Octavo [21.5cm]; Blue cloth boards. Black text on spine. Upper dust-jacket has a closed 1.5" tear at head and creases at tail. Inscription on front free endpaper reads, "For H.V. S------,/ with evergreen esteem/ and in durable friendship,/ this book of sweat and backache,/ James Stevens/ Seattle/ October, 1948"

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Price: $150.00


Big Jim Turner

Stevens, James

New York: Doubleday & Company, 1948. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the free endpaper with no other name present. Price intact. Very small (3/16") chip to bottom of jacket spine corner, and a smaller one at the bottom foreedge of the front jacket flap, protected by the Brodart jacket cover; otherwise a very good jacket.. Signed. First Printing. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Paul Galdone Dj Art. Octavo.

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Price: $36.96


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BIG JIM TURNER.

Stevens, James.

Garden City, NY:: Doubleday,, 1948.. Good overall in light blue cloth (corners slightly bumped, previous owner's name) in a fair dust jacket with a tear to the upper edge of front cover, other edgewear. Original price of $3.00 still present. . First printing. While the author disclaims this novel - set in the Northwest in the early 1900s - as autobiographical, he does admit that "Ranch hand, mule skinner, hard-rock driller, logger, big town truck teamster, Wobbly, hobo poet - I worked as my hero works." 275 pp. Dust jacket art by Paul Galdone.

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Big Jim Turner

STEVENS, James

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1948. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth, pictorial dust jacket. 275pp. Very good/very good. Jacket mildly edgeworn amd a bit soiled. Tight, nice first edition of this fiction set in the old Northwest, the tale of a poetry-loving horseman. Delightful Paul Galdone front panel art.

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Big Jim Turner

Stevens, James

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1948. Blue card stock tall galley proof, paper label to front cover. Moderate fading to covers and light soil, contents are clean. Uncorrected proof for advance readers. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Uncorrected Proof.

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Big Jim Turner

Stevens, James

Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1948. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading, hint of slightest surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 275 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"), hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of a man living in the northwest, with a love for horses, the forests, and a devotion to poetry.

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Big Jim Turner (A Zia book)

Stevens, James

University of New Mexico Press. PAPERBACK. 0826303803 Very Good. Light shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Trade paperback binding. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973. . Very Good.

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Price: $15.00


Big Jim Turner

James Stevens

Doubleday, 1948-01-01. Hardcover . VeryGood/Good. Binding tight, text clean. Moderate toning to edges of pages and boards. Light bump and wear with reading. Dust jacket toned and scuffed at the edges, light stains near the spine, now protected in myalr. Still nice!

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BIG JIM TURNER

STEVENS, JAMES; Introduction by CLARE, WARREN L.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM.: UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO PRESS. G IN WRAPS. LIGHTLY WORN & SOILED. Pages: 275. . 1975. TRADE PAPERBACK..

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Big Jim Turner (A Zia book)

James Stevens

University of New Mexico Press, 1975. Paperback. Good.

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Big Jim Turner

James Stevens

Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1975. soft cover is in very good condition with slight rub with no dust jacket. is a reprint edition. copy is unmarked and tightly bound. 275 pages.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Price: $7.00