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New York: Scribner, (2001). First edition. Advance reader's copy. INSCRIBED BY FAIRSTEIN on the title page with a quote from the book, "I watched Lola Dakota die." Fine in glossy pictorial paperwraps. Item #48509 More
LIKELY TO DIE.
New York: Scribner, (1997). First edition. INSCRIBED BY FAIRSTEIN on the title page with a quote, "Is that a yes, Blondie?" Fine in fine dust jacket. Item #48946 More
EXTENSION OF REMARKS OF HON. HARRY FLOOD BYRD OF VIRGINIA IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES: Thursday, August 8, 1940, Newspaper Clippings.
Wash., D.C. Government Printing Office, 1940. First edition. A presumably unique tribute book culled from the congressional record (labeled "Not printed at Government expense") printing newspaper articles from around the country honoring Farley, the Postmaster General and Chariman of the New York State Democratic Committee, upon HIS RETIREMENT IN PROTEST..... Item #49763 More
AN OMNIBUS OF SHORT STORIES.
New York: The Vanguard Press, (1956). First edition. INSCRIBED, "To Charles & Mrs. Zimmerman/ With warm regards / Jim Farrell." Both men were prominent members of various socialist parties and corresponded at least from 1948 to 1961 (judging by University of Pennsylvania holdings). Very good to near fine with light..... Item #71957 More
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1972. First edition. INSCRIBED "To Barbara, a beautiful and complicated fur coat owner, Howard Fast 9/18/72." Edges of covers very slightly faded, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with minor edgewear and light crease in front and rear flaps. A bright copy. Item #29088 More
New York: Random House, (1963). First edition. SIGNED by Feiffer on the title page. Very good or better in like dust jacket with slight edgewear and a few very small chips. Item #43054 More
THE LIFE OF GOD: (As Told by Himself).
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1996). First edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in dust jacket. Item #51005 More
TRAVELS BY NIGHT: A Memoir of the Sixties.
(Toronto): Lester Publishing, (1994). First edition. SIGNED BY FETHERLING on title page. An unaccountably scarce book, an "unusual, vivid and often disturbing memoir ... Margaret Atwood, Marshall McLuhan, John Lennon, Allen Ginsberg, Gwendolyn MacEwan (and Charles Manson) are just some of the people who cross the pages of his story"..... Item #54886 More
THE LAST OF THE CRAZY PEOPLE.
Toronto: General Publishing, (1967). First edition of the author's first book. INSCRIBED to his "Uncle Doug": "I dropped in to see Father and I thought perhaps you might enjoy my signing this - my first novel. Best wishes Tif / Timothy Findley / Cannington / October 10,1967." Tanning to front..... Item #39960 More
New York: Harper & Bros. (1947). First edition. Flavin, a playwright and novelist, won a Pulitzer for his novel, Journey in the Dark. INSCRIBED, "For Eugene R McCracken with my best wishes Martin Flavin June 10th '47." Bright and fine except for the barest rubbing to corners and bookplate on..... Item #52276 More
MR. LITTLEJOHN: A Romantic Novel.
New York: Harper & Bros. (1940). First edition. Flavin, a playwright and novelist, won a Pulitzer for his novel, Journey in the Dark. INSCRIBED, "Autographed for Gretta with my love Feb. 6th 1941 [7 more lines] Martin." Bright and fine except for the barest rubbing to corners; in worn but..... Item #52275 More
TO JAMES BOND WITH LOVE.
(Lititiz, Pennsylvania): Sutter House, (1980). First edition. For the James Bond Completist: The saga of the real James Bond, the internationally known naturalist from whom Fleming admittedly stole the name for his secret agent (from the dust jacket blurbs). INSCRIBED by the author, Mary Wickham Bond "for Carolyn, with love..... Item #53593 More
THE COUNTRY BETWEEN US.
New York: Harper & Row, (1982). First edition after the 1981 signed, limited. INSCRIBED to Pulitzer Prize winner and Poet Laureate Anthony Hecht on title page, "For Anthony, With great admiration and warm regards, and with gratitiude for your warmth and welcome at the library. October 26, 1982 / Washington..... Item #53727 More
COLLECTED POEMS: With an Introduction by Willam Rose Benet.
New York: Oxford University Press, (1936). First edition. First appearance of the poem " 'Coda' to Buckshee." INSCRIBED BY FORD on half-title, "For Denise Close with affection, for her birthday, Ford Madox Ford, Stamford," and dated December 17, 1938 in Roman numerals. Spine faded, inner hinges a bit toned (offset..... Item #71542 More
NEW YORK ESSAYS.
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1927. First edition, and the only edition, as this title was not published in the UK or in a U.S. trade edition. Number of 750 SIGNED, numbered copies (signed on the half-title page). Orange paper boards; gold lettered black cloth spine. Corners lightly frayed, otherwise..... Item #53796 More
THE PRE-RAPHAELITE BROTHERHOOD: A Critical Monograph.
London/ New York: Duckworth & Co./E. P. Dutton, . First edition. Like his earlier artists' studies, this one is published in the "Popular Library of Art" series (later printing copies are in the "Masters of Painting" series). INSCRIBED, "For George Keating / Ford Madox Ford," most likely in the 1930's..... Item #53788 More
WHEN BLOOD IS THEIR ARGUMENT: An Analysis of Prussian Culture.
New York and London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1915. First edition [Harvey A49]. "A lively, personal, and extremely persuasive indictment of modern Prussianism" (Daily Telegraph). INSCRIBED on the half-title page, "For George Keating / Ford Madox Ford." After Ford's heart attack in 1931 left him broke, Keating offered to pay his..... Item #53793 More
ROCK SPRINGS: Stories.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1987). First edition. SIGNED by the prize-winning author. Light staining to half-title page, otherwise would be fine in dust jacket. Item #40487 More
THE MIGHTY BARNUM: A Screen Play
New York: Covici Freide, (1934). First edition. Illustrated with photographs from the movie. Touted as "the first full-length scenario for an actual talking picture production to be published in book form." If not the first screenplay to published in book form, certainly among the very earliest. INSCRIBED TO A MAJOR..... Item #54677 More
New York: Putnam's Sons, (2022). First edition. Longlisted for the 2022 Booker Prize. SIGNED BY FOWLER on publisher's tipped-in leaf. "...an epic and intimate novel about the family behind one of the most infamous figures in American history: John Wilkes Booth" -- from the dust jacket flap. Fine in fine..... Item #72032 More
London: Michael Joseph, (1992). First edition. SIGNED by Francis on half title. Very slight lean and former owner's name on front end paper, otherwise fine in dust jacket. Item #52752 More