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The Vegetable (First Edition, copy belonging to director William Wellman)

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1923
Edition
First Edition
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$850.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. First Edition. First Edition. Copy belonging to Academy Award-winning director William Wellman, with his signature to the front endpaper. Very Good plus overall, lacking the dust jacket. Vintage bookstore label to the rear pastedown. A few small tears to the edges of the advert pages at the rear, else a very presentable… Read more
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$850.00
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Dark Carnival (First Edition, inscribed to Preston Sturges in 1948)

by Bradbury, Ray

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1947
Edition
First Edition
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$8,500.00

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Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Bradbury on the front endpaper in 1948 to film director Preston Sturges: "For Preston Sturges / With my best wishes-and with my thanks for the good entertainment you have provided me with over the years / from / Ray Bradbury / May 5, 1948." A… Read more
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$8,500.00
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The Rise of the American Film (First Edition, copy belonging to Jacques Tourneur)

by Jacobs, Lewis

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1939
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,000.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1939. First Edition. First Edition. Copy belonging to director Jacques Tourneur, with his name in holograph red pencil on the front endpaper. Published the same year as Tourneur's directorial debut, "They All Come Out." Tourneur would go on to direct 70 films over a 40 year career, including the first three horror films for… Read more
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$2,000.00
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Topper: An Improbable Adventure (Roland Young's copy, inscribed)

by Smith, Thorne

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1926
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$9,500.00

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New York: Robert M McBride, 1926. Second printing. INSCRIBED by the author to Roland Young, who played Cosmo Topper in the legendary 1937 screwball comedy (as well as its two sequels): "To Roland Young: The most disarming "gentleman Johnnie" that ever advanced the lines of G.B.S. [George Bernard Shaw]. From Thorne Smith." Roland Young's bookplate is opposite… Read more
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$9,500.00
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper to Delbert Mann: "To Delbert / Who needs no / inscription (p. 259). Thank you very much , Del / Paddy." In a custom clamshell box with red cloth and black calf quarter binding, titles in gilt. Delbert Mann, in… Read more
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$1,500.00
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New York: Covici-Friede, 1935. First edition, second issue of Odet's first book, containing his first three plays, "Awake and Sing!," "Waiting for Lefty," and "Till the Day I Die," all of which were written for and premiered by the Group Theatre in the first half of 1935. Copy belonging to Emanuel "Manny" Fried, an understudy to Group… Read more
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$6,500.00
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Johnny Guitar (First Edition, Inscribed to Nicholas Ray)

by Chanslor, Roy

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1953
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$6,500.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1953. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by Roy Chanslor to film director Nicholas Ray on the front endpaper: "To Nick Ray / For a very happy and fruitful association! / Roy." The inscription refers to Ray's film version of Chanslor's book, one of the strangest and most important Westerns ever… Read more
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$6,500.00
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One to Count Cadence (First Edition, inscribed to author Chris Offutt)

by Crumley, James

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1969
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$350.00

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New York: Random House, 1969. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by James Crumley on the title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "Offutt = Here we are in Missoula when our name [sic] have just been in the New Yorker / James Crumley / 9/9/97." The author's first book, a story of the US Army in peacetime during… Read more
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$350.00
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Riding the Earthboy 40 (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Welch, James

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1971
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316579292
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: World Publishing, 1971. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by Welch to fellow author Chris Offutt on the half-title page: "To Chris / Always fun / James Welch." From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996,… Read more
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$75.00
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Damascus Gate (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Stone, Robert

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1998
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395665695
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$45.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, warmly INSCRIBED by Stone to fellow author Chris Offutt on the half-title page. From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996, was named one of the twenty Best Young… Read more
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$45.00
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Demonology: Stories (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Moody, Rick

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2000
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781931561235
Item Price
$25.00

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Boston: Little, Brown, 2000. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by Moody to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page: "For Chris / Rick Moody." From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996, was named one of… Read more
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Perfume River (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Butler, Robert Olen

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2016
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802125750
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$35.00

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New York: Grove Atlantic, 2016. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by Butler to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page: "For Chris / So sorry to miss you / but it's certainly for a good cause / Great seeing you in Jackson, my friend / Warmly / Bob." The author has additionally SIGNED his name in… Read more
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Mr. Spaceman (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Butler, Robert Olen

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2000
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802116604
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$45.00

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New York: Grove Press, 2000. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, warmly INSCRIBED by Butler to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page in the year of publication: "For Chris / What a great pleasure to meet you at last / I am one of your biggest fans / Let's keep in touch my friend / Bob /… Read more
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$45.00
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The Black Veil: A Memoir with Digressions (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Moody, Rick

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2002
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316578998
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$45.00

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Boston: Little, Brown, 2002. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, warmly INSCRIBED by Moody to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page: "For Chris / Whose memoirs are an inspiration for this / Rick Moody." From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction,… Read more
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Two-Up (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Wiliamson, Eric Miles

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2006
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781881515746
Item Price
$350.00

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Huntsville, TX: Texas Review Press, 2006. First Edition. First Edition, hardcover issue. Association copy, INSCRIBED by Williamson to fellow author Chris Offutt on the half-title page: "For Chris / In admiration of your work, and with appreciation for your friendship / Eric Miles Williamson." The author has also SIGNED the title page in the same ink. From the… Read more
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$350.00
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Local Souls: Novellas (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Gurganus, Allan

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2013
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780871403797
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$25.00

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New York: W.W. Norton / Liveright Publishing, 2013. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, nicely INSCRIBED by Gurganus to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page: "To Chris / Born an artist then made an artist / I'm proud of you / Love, Allan / 2013." From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the… Read more
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Bay of Souls (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Stone, Robert

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2003
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395963494
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$45.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, warmly INSCRIBED by Stone to fellow author Chris Offutt on the half-title page. From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996, was named one of the twenty Best Young… Read more
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New York: Atheneum, 1987. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by Moody to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page: "For Chris / Rick Moody." From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996, was named one of… Read more
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Back in the World: Stories (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Wolff, Tobias

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1985
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316579292
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$45.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by Wolff to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page: "For my friends Chris and Rita / With great affection / Toby / Iowa City / 13 Oct 2000." Notably, the inscription was made in Iowa City at the famed Iowa Writers' Workshop, from which Offutt graduated… Read more
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New York: Powerhouse Books, 2001. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by Richard Hell to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page: "For Chris Offutt / From his friend / Richard Hell." From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and… Read more
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$175.00