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Truman Capote-Enfant Terrible
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Truman Capote-Enfant Terrible

By Long, Robert Emmet

Continuum, 2008. First edition (NAP). A critical study. Contents arranged by genre and publication date. Unread, as new in like DJ. 130 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

$35.00

Green Hills of Africa
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Green Hills of Africa

By Hemingway, Ernest

Jonathan Cape, 1956. Third printing of this Odyssey Library Edition, originally issued in 1940. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front, black topstain. Book very good with not much wear. Owner signature to ffep. DJ also very good with one short tear at front panel, edgewear. Price intact. 284 pp.. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$65.00

Greek Tragedy: A Literary Study
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Greek Tragedy: A Literary Study

By Kitto, H.D.F..

Doubleday Anchor, 1954. Anchor A38, unstated printing with 1.25 cover price and cover illustration by Edward Gorey. Contents arranged by author and genre. A near fine copy with light sunning to cover, owner signature to ffep. 430 pp.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$25.00

Fame and Obscurity
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Fame and Obscurity

By Talese, Gay

World Publishing Company, 1970. Stated first printing. Gray cloth, gilt titles. A collection of pieces about famous people as Frank Sinatra, Joe DiMaggio, Joe Louis, Floyd Patterson, Frank Costello, as well as portraits of local characters, street people and others. Book very good with edge soil, mild aging. DJ also very good with light aging. 357 pp. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$50.00

Once There Was A War
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Once There Was A War

By Steinbeck, John

Viking Press, 1958. First edition (P, y). Half mustard cloth, half marbled brown paper boards, red titles and topstain. Book very good plus with several small (remainder?) stars to endsheets and inside DJ flap. DJ with illustration by Don Freeman also very good with one closed tear at back flap, minor wear to spine-ends233 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$425.00

Supernation at Peace and War
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Supernation at Peace and War

By Wakefield, Dan

Atlantic Little, Brown, 1968. First edition stated. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Inscribed to poet Sam Cornish on ffep, identifying him as a 'friend of Maxine' (Kumin). Book very good with some edge soil. DJ also very good with mild rubbing, age-darkening. 252 pp. + appendices.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$80.00

The Sleepwalkers
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The Sleepwalkers

By Koestler, Arthur

Macmillan Co., 1959. Stated first printing. Black cloth, yellow titles. With an Introduction by Herbert Butterfield. Subtitled 'A History of Man's Changing Vision of the Universe' with chapters on Copernicus, Kepler, Tycho, Galileo and others. Book very good and structurally sound with edge soil, inkmark to rear endsheet, owner signed title page. DJ very good minus with considerable foldwear, edgewear and some loss at spine-ends. Price of 6.50 intact. 624 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$65.00

The Harlem Renaissance Remembered: Essays
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The Harlem Renaissance Remembered: Essays

By Bontemps, Arna

Dodd, Mead and Company, 1972. Second printing. Black cloth, gilt titles, yellow topstain. Centerfold B&W photoplate section. Essays on Toomer, Larsen, Hughes, Cullen, McKay, Thurman, Hurston and others by various writers and scholars. Book very good plus with spotting to edges (only) of photoplate section, a few other edge spots. DJ also very good with rubbing and edgewear. 310 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$45.00

Raise Race Rays Raze: Essays Since 1965
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Raise Race Rays Raze: Essays Since 1965

By Baraka, Amiri

Random House, 1971. First edition with Random house customary edition statement. Yellow cloth spine, brown boards, black/gilt titles.Sundry essays on the arts, politics and community issues. Book very good with spotting to top edge, a few spots at bottom edge. DJ likewise very good with sunning to spine, aging. 169 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$55.00

Clive Barker's Shadows in Eden
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Clive Barker's Shadows in Eden

By Barker, Clive

Underwood Miller, 1991. First printing. Black cloth, gilt titles, 4-color endsheets. A compendium of his work, commentary and critical writings by other writers and a working bibliography. Book and DJ near fine. 465 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$75.00

The Craft of Fiction
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The Craft of Fiction

By Lubbock, Percy

Viking Compass, 1958. Viking Compass C31, second printing of this edition with $.1.25 cover price. With a Preface by Mark Schorer. Not a how-to writers' manual, but rather a book-length essay on the ways in which various noted authors such as Dickens and Flaubert have approached the construction of a novel. A very good plus unread copy with some aging to paper and cover. 274 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$20.00

The Six-Gun Mystique Sequel
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The Six-Gun Mystique Sequel

By Cawelti, John G.

Popular Press, 1999. Evident first printing of this new and expanded edition. Explores the popular genre (e.g., dime novels) as well as the revisionist western. Extensive bibliographies, resources included. Very good plus with soft bump at top foreedge. 215 pp.. 1st Thus.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$20.00

Delano
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Delano

By Dunne, John Gregory

Noonday Press, 1971. N346 with 2.25 cover price. Stated first Noonday printing. Illustrated with B&W photos by Ted Streshinsky. An account of the grape grower's strike and its consequences. A very good copy with modest aging, rubbing to cover.202 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$20.00

The Letters of Rupert Brooke
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The Letters of Rupert Brooke

By Brooke, Rupert

Harcourt, Brace & World, 1968. Stated first US edition. Black cloth, gilt titles, blindstamping to front board. Chosen and edited by Geoffrey Keynes. B&W photo supplements on coated paper. Book near fine with minor wear to cloth at bottom edge. Does not look read. DJ very good with edgewear, sunning to spine, a couple of closed tears. Price of $12.50 intact. 709 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$50.00

Ernest Haycox
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Ernest Haycox

By Tanner, Stephen L.

Twayne Publishers, 1996. First printing. TUSAS 666 (Twayne Authors Series). A biography and analytical review of this prolific author's output. Notes, References, Bibliography included. A near fine copy with light aging to paper at edges. 150 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$45.00

Writers at Work: Third Series
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Writers at Work: Third Series

By Plimpton, George, Ed.

Viking Press, 1967. Black cloth binding, gilt titles and decoration to spine and front. This edition includes interviews with Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Saul Bellow, Evelyn Waugh, Norman Mailer, Harold inter, James Jones, Jean Cocteau, William Carlos Williams, Arthur Miller, William Burroughs, Edward Albee, Allen Ginsberg, Blaise Cendrars and Lillian Hellman. Very good with spotting to top edge, soil to foreedge. DJ very good minus with chipping to spine-ends/fold corners, surface tears at spine, soil to back panel. 368 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$40.00

The Confident Years: 1885-1915
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The Confident Years: 1885-1915

By Brooks, Van Wyck

E.P Dutton & Co., 1952. Stated first edition. Brown/tan cloth, gilt titles and decoration. A history of turn-of-the-century American literature, being Volume 5 of his Makers and Finders series. Contents arranged by writer and region. Book very good plus with soil to bottom edge. DJ very good with minor chipping/loss at spine-ends, flap folds. 627 pp. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$50.00

Max Brand: The Big "Westerner"
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Max Brand: The Big "Westerner"

By Easton, Robert

University of Oklahoma, 1969. Stated first edition. Lavender cloth, gilt titles. A biography of Frederick Faust, who wrote under the pen name of Max Brand, among others. Faust was an exceedingly prolific writer who produced hundreds of books in various genres and led a colorful life as well. Two supplements of B&W photos included on coated paper, as well as extensive bibliography and filmography. Book very good with some disparate spotting to forematter and binding cloth. DJ likewise very good with light soil and rubbing. 330 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$50.00

In the Country of the Young
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In the Country of the Young

By Aldridge, John W.

Harper's Magazine Press, 1973. Stated first edition. Red cloth, black/yellow titles. Portions originally published in Harper's Magazine. A look at the youth culture of the 1960s. Book very good with two tape marks to pastedowns from old-stryle Brodart, spotting/soil at top edge, small owner's signature to ffep. DJ very good plus with light soil. 128 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$30.00

The Universe Makers
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The Universe Makers

By Wollheim, DOnald

Herper & Row, 1971. Stated first edition. Ble cloth spine, gray boards, giilt, titles. A study of the primary major approaches to science fiction, from Wells and Verne to Asimov and Vonnegut. Book very good with discreet evidence of waterstain at bottom edge. overall aging. D likewise very good with waterstain to reverse and back panel. Uncommon. 122 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$35.00

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