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Acceptance Speech The Nobel Prize For Literature, 1962  - 1st Edition/1st  Printing
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Acceptance Speech The Nobel Prize For Literature, 1962 - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Steinbeck, John

New York: Viking. Near Fine. 1962. First Edition; First Printing. Pamphlet. A very attractive Special Limited edition of 3,200 copies/first printing in nearly fine condition with some soiling and staining to the front and rear cover; Steinbeck's acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize for Literature on Dec. 10, 1962 in Stockholm in which he chastizes Mankind for his assumption of God-like power, warns of the responsibilities thereof, and praises literature as the mode of communication best suited for peaceful solutions .

$540.00

Acceptance Speech The Nobel Prize For Literature, 1962  - 1st Edition/1st  Printing
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Acceptance Speech The Nobel Prize For Literature, 1962 - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Steinbeck, John

New York: Viking. Fine. 1962. First Edition; First Printing. Pamphlet. A very attractive Special Limited edition of 3,200 copies/first printing in Fine condition; Steinbeck's acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize for Literature on Dec. 10, 1962 in Stockholm in which he chastizes Mankind for his assumption of God-like power, warns of the responsibilities thereof, and praises literature as the mode of communication best suited for peaceful solutions .

$540.00

The Kelmscott & Doves Presses First Edition/ First Printing

By Pollard, Alfred W.

Heavenly Monkey. Fine+. 2019. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. A first printing of the first edition in fine plus condition, printed issue; Pollard’s essay was written for the catalogue of William Andrews Clark Jr. ’s collection, published in 1921 by John Henry Nash. Rather than a straight historical account of the two presses, Pollard offers a meditation on their influences and influence, particularly in matters of design and typography. It is embellished here with calligraphy by Martin Jackson, and accompanied by a leaf from both of the presses: the Kelmscott's Golden Legend and the Doves' English Bible; 25 pages .

$900.00

Ararat  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Ararat - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Glück, Louise

New York: The Ecco Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0880012471 . A lovely first printing of the first edition, unblemished in an equally fine dust-jacket, and signed by author Louise Glück directly on the title page ; Collection of poetry from Louise Glück; 68 pages .

$120.00

Wolf In The Snow  - First Edition/first Printing
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Wolf In The Snow - First Edition/first Printing

By Cordell, Matthew

New York: Feiwel and Friend. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2017. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 9781250076366 . A lovely first printing of the first edition with no notable blemishes in an equally impressive dust-jacket. This copy is signed by author Matthew Cordell directly on the title page along with a small doodle of a wolf ; Author and illustrator Cordell weaves a warm-hearted tale of a girl and a wolf pup who are both lost in a snowstorm. We love this story, and you won't be disappointed by Cordell's illustrations (it did just win the Caldecott, after all! ) , especially his depiction of the wolves, our personal favorites. Winner of the 2018 Randolph Caldecott Award. .

$1680.00

The Lion & The Mouse  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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The Lion & The Mouse - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Pinkney, Jerry

New York: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 9780316013567 . A beautiful first edition/first printing in pictorial boards and endpapers in As New condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED and dated "2011" by author Jerry Pinkney directly on the title page; Jerry Pinkney's wordless adaptation of one of Aesop's most beloved fables won the Caldecott Medal Award in 2010. Sometimes even the king needs help... and little friends may prove to be great friends ; Watercolor; [32] pages .

$456.00

Tuesday  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Tuesday - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Wiesner, David

New York: Clarion Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. c1991. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0395551137 . A bright first edition/first printing in Fine condition in just about Fine dust-jacket with traces of edgewear. Beautifully signed by David Wiesner directly on the title page; Wiesner won his first of three Caldecott Medals for this almost wordless story in pictures. On Tuesday evening, amazed frogs take to the sky on a humorous adventure from swamp through a small town, discovering laundry, televisions, and dogs. And what will happen next Tuesday? ; Color Illustrations; [32] pages .

$588.00

This Is Not My Hat  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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This Is Not My Hat - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Klassen, Jon

Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2012. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 9780763655990 . A first printing of the first edition in Fine condition, little rubbing to edges, in alike dustjacket. Unread. Signed by author Jon Klassen directly on the copyright page with added sketch. An attractive presentation with a scarce signature; Jon Klassen's 2013 Caldecott Medal Award Winner. "A fish has stolen a hat. And he'll probably get away with it. Probably"; Color Illustrations; [32] pages .

$179.00

Radiant Child: The Story Of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat First  Edition/First Printing
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Radiant Child: The Story Of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat First Edition/First Printing

By Steptoe, Javaka

New York And Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2016. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 9780316213882 . A first printing of a first edition in fine condition in a fine dust-jacket. This copy is signed on the title page by the author; Story of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat as a young child that see art everywhere in his everyday life; Color Illustrations; 38 pages .

$379.50

Finding Winnie: The True Story Of The World's Most Famous Bear First  Edition/first Printing
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Finding Winnie: The True Story Of The World's Most Famous Bear First Edition/first Printing

By Mattick, Lindsay

New York And Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2015. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 9780316324908 . A first printing of a first edition in fine condition in a likewise fine dust-jacket. This copy is signed by the author and signed and dated 2016 by the illustrator on the title page; The true story of the bear found in the woods of Canada and travelled to Long and would later inspire the adventures of Winnie the Pooh; Color Illustrations; 49 pages .

$462.00

Der Mensch Ist Ein Großer Fasan Auf Der Welt - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Muller, Herta

Berlin: Rotbuch Verlag. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 3880227306 . An unblemished first edition in a nearly fine dust-jacket with the lightest of edgewear to the jacket corners. Signed and nscribed by author on the half-title page ; Müller’s account of a village in Romania, the struggle of its inhabitants dealing with history and the story of the Windisch family, striving to live in the West. .

$90.00

The House In The Night  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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The House In The Night - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Swanson, Susan Marie

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Illustrator. Hardcover. 0618862447 . A charming first edition/first printing in pictorial boards and endpapers in As New condition in alike dust-jacket, signed by illustrator Beth Krommes directly on the title page; "Here is the key to the house. In the house burns a light. In that light rests a bed. On that bed waits a book." The winner of the Caldecott Medal Award in 2009, Swanson's timeless good night book is illuminating a reassuring order to the universe; [40] pages .

$231.00

Der König Verneigt Sich Und Töte  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Der König Verneigt Sich Und Töte - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Muller, Herta

Carl Hanser Verlag. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 3446203532 . A fine first printing of the first edition housed in an equally unblemished dust-jacket. Volume is signed by author and Nobel Prize winner Herta Muller directly on the title page ; Müller’s memories of her upbringing in the Romania of dictator Ceausescu, having experienced language as an instrument of oppression, but also as a possibility of resistance and expression of confidence against a totalitarian regime, the center of her poetical and political review; 203 pages .

$200.00

Flotsam First Edition/first Printing
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Flotsam First Edition/first Printing

By Wiesner, David

New York: Clarion Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 9780618194575 . A fine first printing of a first edition in a fine dust-jacket. This copy is signed by the author directly on the title page; Things that float in the ocean, also known as flotsam, can sometimes wash up on shore leading to incredible discoveries; 38 pages .

$214.50

The Adventures Of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend  - 1st Edition/1st  Printing
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The Adventures Of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Santat, Dan

New York, Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2014. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 9780316199988 . A fine first printing of the first edition in equally fine, pictorial dust-jacket. Signed by author Dan Santat on the free endpaper with a drawing of Beekle; Beekle is born where all imaginary friends come from. One by one, his friends are chosen by a child and whisked away, yet Beekle remains behind. Instead, he sets out in search of his perfect match in the big city. Santat’s illustrations are full of light, and his use of color and perspective make the reader feel Beekle’s longing and loneliness. All is well in the end when a girl named Alice identifies Beekle as the imaginary friend she’s been looking for. Imagination and friendship reign supreme in this delightful Caldecott winner of 2015; Color Illustrations; [40] pages .

$293.70

Le Procès-verbal

By Le Clezio, J. M. G.

Paris, France: Gallimard. Near Fine. 1963. Softcover. A nearly fine edition with some tanning to the softcover boards. Some pages throughout are uncut ; 248 pages .

$60.00

Rapunzel  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Rapunzel - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Zelinsky, Paul O.

New York: Dutton Children's Books. As New in As New dust jacket. 1997. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0525456074 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread As New condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author and illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky directly on the title page; The famous fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm, following a beautiful girl with long golden hair who is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress. Adapted and wonderfully illustrated by Paul Zelinsky. Winner of the 1998 Caldecott Medal; Color Illustrations; [40] pages .

$179.00

Aunt Julia And The Scriptwriter - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

By Llosa, Mario Vargas and translated by Helen R. Lane

New York: Farrar/Straus/Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1982. First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Journal. A first printing of the first American edition in fine condition, housed in an equally fine dust-jacket. The book is signed by author Mario Vargas Llosa directly on the title page ; A comedic masterpiece from renowned Latin American author Mario Vargas Llosa. The plot centers around a tale of life and love in Lima in the middle of the twentieth century. The journey from young love to marriage and eventually to scandal between the two main characters weaves the tale ; 374 pages .

$370.00

The United States Of Mcsweeney's: Ten Years Of Accidental Classics
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The United States Of Mcsweeney's: Ten Years Of Accidental Classics

By Hornby, Nick and Eli Horowitz (editors)

London: Penguin Group. Very Good+. 2009. First Edition; First Printing. 9780241144374 . First Edition in Very Good+ condition. Rubbing the the cover with a dent along the bottom edge front cover ; 288 pages .

$60.00

Wholphin, Issue 7
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Wholphin, Issue 7

McSweeney's. Near Fine. 2008. First Edition; First Printing. 9781934781128 . Near Fine in original shrink wrap .

$60.00

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