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Butcher's Crossing (First Edition In Dj, Not Ex-Library) by  John (Edward) Williams - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1960 - from Arroyo Seco Books and

Butcher's Crossing (First Edition In Dj, Not Ex-Library)

by Williams, John (Edward)

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine DJ

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1960. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine DJ. 239 Pp. Original Red Cloth Spine Over Grey Cloth Boards, With Spine Lettered In Silver. "First Printing" Stated. The First Hardcover Book By John Williams, Winner Of The National Book Award (As Co-Winner With John Barth) For "Augustus". Book Is Near Fine, Barely A Trace Of Rubbing At Corners, No Names Or Marks; Printed With Cheap Paper Which Is Evenly Age-Toned But Not Brittle. Dj Complete, Not Price Clipped, Clean, Very Slight Toning To Spine Panel, Two 1/4" Closed Tears At Top Of Rear Panel, 1/4" Closed Tear At Bottom Of Rear Flap Fold, Two Tiny Nicks At Two Upper Spine Corners.

John Williams (1922—1994) was born in Texas. He taught for many years at the University of Denver, where he was head of the creative writing program. Williams won the 1973 National Book Award in fiction for Augustus . His novel Stoner is also published as an NYRB Classic. Michelle Latiolais is an associate professor of English at the UC Irvine. Her novel, Even Now , won a Gold Medal from the Commonwealth Club of California. She has recently published fiction and essays in The Antioch Review, Santa Monica Review, and ZYZZYVA .


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