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The Old Boys
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The Old Boys

By Trevor, William

New York: Viking, 1964. Light brown woven cloth, spine lettered in black and gilt. Gentle spine lean, else a crisp, tightly bound near fine copy in near fine, lightly dust-soiled, spine tanned dust jacket. Included are 3 items from the publisher: a Review Copy slip; a promo piece, and a note regarding an error on the dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$75.00

SISTER WOLF
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SISTER WOLF

By Arensberg, Ann

New York: Knopf, 1980. A Fine copy of the author's first book which won the 1981 National Book Award for Best First Novel. The dust jacket is crisp and very near fine. Laid in is a letter from Laurie Colwin's friend, editor Alice Quinn, to Susan Isaacs, passionately recommending SISTER WOLF.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$15.00

Sonnets to an Imaginary Madonna

By Fisher, Vardis

New York: Harold Vinal, 1927. Small 8vo. 47pp. Black cloth, purple paper labels printed in black on front and spine, purple top edges. A very good or better copy of the author's first book, square and tightly bound, slightly worn at extremities, tiny sticker to bottom of rear pastedown, in unclipped, very good, lightly tanned dust jacket, with tiny chips at spine ends.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$45.00

THE ANATOMY LESSON (Stories).

By Connell, Jr. Evan S.

New York: Viking, 1957. Near Fine in Very Good, price-clipped dust jacket, with minimal wear/tiny chips to spine ends, some rubbing to spine folds, rear white panel lightly soiled. . First Edition. Hard Cover.

$15.00

LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS
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LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS

By Styron, William

Bobbs-Merrill, 1951. 8vo. 400pp. Original olive cloth, brightly stamped in gilt on front cover and spine. A beautiful very near fine copy of the author's first book in unclipped, near fine dust jacket with a few nicks to edges, and faint crease to bottom of rear panel.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$110.00

Danny's Own Story
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Danny's Own Story

By Marquis, Don

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1912. A crisp, fresh, tight and square copy of the author's first book, illustrated by E. W. Kemble, in an attractive, slightly tanned, and mildly dampstained, very good dust jacket, with moderately chipped spine ends.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$200.00

Scarecrow
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Scarecrow

By Hernton, Calvin

New York: Doubleday, 1974. Two mild dings to front cover edges, light tanning along inner hinges, else a near fine copy of the author's first book, in crisp and bright, very good or better unclipped dust jacket, lightly soiled at rear, and minimal amount of nicks and rub marks.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$20.00

The Origin of the Brunists
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The Origin of the Brunists

By Coover, Robert.

NY: Putnam's, 1966. Fine copy of the author's first book in crisp and near fine, unclipped dust jacket, with light wear to spine bottom, crease to fold of front flap, lightly soiled rear panel, and very tiny coffee-colored droplet stain to front panel on bird's belly.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$75.00

The Origin of the Brunists

By Coover, Robert.

NY: Putnam's, 1966. Tiny, minor stain to bottom page tips, else a very near fine copy of the author's first book in very good plus, unclipped dust jacket, nicked at spine crown, and lightly soiled at rear.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$35.00

Boston Adventure
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Boston Adventure

By Stafford, Jean

New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1944. Foxing to spine and top edges, private owner's small library stamp, and neat notations on front pastedown, else crisp and clean, corners still pointy; overall a near fine copy of the author's first book, in clean, moderately worn and chipped dust jacket.. First Edition (stated). Hardcover.

$35.00

A Short History of a Small Place

By Pearson, T. R.

New York: Linden Press / Simon & Schuster, 1985. A touch of sunning to cover edges, else a fine copy of the author's first book in near fine dust jacket, lightly rubbed at tips and spine ends.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$35.00

Hoping for a Hoopoe (Poems)

By Updike, John

London: Gollancz, 1959. Foxing to top edges, else very near fine in price clipped, very good plus, slightly rubbed dust jacket, nicked at spine crown.. First English Edition. Hard Cover.

$15.00

The Ghostly Lover
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The Ghostly Lover

By Hardwick, Elizabeth

New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1945. Touch of wear to corners, mild sunning along top edge of covers, else a clean, square, and tight very good plus copy of the author's first book, in an unclipped, moderately chipped and worn dust jacket.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$45.00

Pornografia

By Gombrowicz, Witold (Alastair Hamilton, translator)

New York: Grove, 1966. Solid, and very near fine copy of the author's first book, in lightly soiled, very good dust jacket, nicked at spine crown, price clipped.. First Printing (stated). Hard Cover.

$15.00

Whistle Stop

By Wolff, Maritta M

New York: Random House, 1941. Navy-blue cloth, printed paper labels on front and spine. Spine label tanned and with miniscule loss to one edge, endpapers tanned, book opened at title-page, tiny price-sticker to top of rear pastedown, else a crisp, solid and clean very good plus copy of the author's first book in very good, price clipped dust jacket with nicks and tiny chips to spine ends, rubbing to the vertical folds.. First Printing (stated). Hard Cover.

$45.00

A HALL OF MIRRORS

By Stone, Robert

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. The authors award winning first book, a near fine copy with a touch of wear to bottom cover edges, in the first issue dust jacket, with Stegner quote, and photo of Stone holding a cup of coffee. The jacket is very good, or better; price clipped, shows some light wear to tips and spine ends, and one tiny chip to spine bottom; some scattered light rubbing.. First Printing (stated). Hard Cover.

$100.00

Breaking Camp (poems)

By Piercy, Marge

Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1968. Author's first book. Inscribed, and signed by the author on title page, fine in very near fine dust jacket.. Signed by Author. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$35.00

Bury the Dead (play)

By Shaw, Irwin

New York: Random House, 1936. Tiny faint stain to top edges, else a fine copy of the author's first book in very good plus dust jacket, missing small chip to spine bottom, affecting "RAN" of Random House.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$40.00

How Do You Do: a Nonsense Drama

By Bullins, Ed

AIlluminations Press Book , 1965. Offsetting to inside front and rear covers, else a fine copy of the author's first book. Stapled wrappers, with cover photo from the play.. First Edition. wraps.

$20.00

Powder Burn

By Hiaasen, Carl and William D. Montalbano

New York: Atheneum, 1981. A fine copy of the author's first book, signed by Hiaasen on title page, in near fine dust jacket, with very light soiling and mild vertical crease to rear panel.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$125.00

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