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A YELLOW RAFT IN BLUE WATER. Michael Dorris. A YELLOW RAFT IN BLUE WATER.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1987). First edition of Dorris' first novel. Uncorrected proof, fine in glossy pictorial paperwraps."Complimentary Reading Copy Not for Sale" on front cover.

[Book #34857]       Price: $45.00
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TRACKS. Louise Erdrich. TRACKS.
New York: Henry Holt and Co. (1988). First edition Uncorrected proof copy, INSCRIBED with a quote from the book: "We continued to fall . . .," and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Fine in paperwraps.

[Book #47119]       Price: $60.00
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THREE TO GET DEADLY. Janet Evanovich. THREE TO GET DEADLY.
(New York): Scribner, (1997). First edition. Advance reading copy in pictorial paperwraps. SIGNED by Evanovich on title page. Near fine with small bookseller stamp on first page.

[Book #52978]       Price: $35.00
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ENTOMBED. Linda Fairstein. ENTOMBED.
New York: Scribner, (2005). First edition. Uncorrected proof in light blue, printed paperwraps. INSCRIBED BY FAIRSTEIN on title page with quote from the book, "the last reign of terror" and dated "2/8/06. Subtle toning to edges, still fine.

[Book #50171]       Price: $35.00
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BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY. Helen Fielding. BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY.
[New York]: Viking, (1997). First U.S. edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Advance uncorrected proofs. Small spot on title page near hinge, otherwise fine in glossy pictorial paperwraps. Basis for the successful film starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant.

[Book #34853]       Price: $60.00
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ROCK SPRINGS: Stories. Richard Ford. ROCK SPRINGS: Stories.
New York: Atlanic Monthly Press, (1987). First edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Uncorrected proof with publisher's blurb laid in. Fine in orange paperwraps.

[Book #47920]       Price: $100.00
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OF GREAT SPACES. Les Galloway, Jerome Gold. OF GREAT SPACES.
Robin Adsit. Seattle: Black Heron Press, (1987). First edition. Illustrated by Robin Adsit. Early proof, brad bound with green plastic covers. Galloway written in pencil on "spine." Near fine.

[Book #51399]       Price: $100.00
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MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA: A Novel. Arthur Golden. MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA: A Novel.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. First edition. Scarce uncorrected proof; in blue, printed paperwraps. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, one of the surprise hits at the time. Made into a film in 2005. Crease to back cover, otherwise fine.

[Book #50511]       Price: $100.00
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SELECTED STORIES. Nadine Gordimer. SELECTED STORIES.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1975). First UK edition. Uncorrected proof, very good or better in paperwraps. This copy has Viking promo partially glued to front cover (edges yapped). We assume Jonathan Cape sent extra copies to Viking for use here.

[Book #3681]       Price: $65.00
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TOO FAR AFIELD. Gunter Grass. TOO FAR AFIELD.
New York: Helen & Kurt Wolff/Harcourt, Inc. (2000). First U.S. edition. Translated from the German by Krishna Winston. Uncorrected proof, fine in gray printed paperwraps.

[Book #47619]       Price: $60.00
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THE CRANE BAG: And Other Disputed Subjects. Robert Graves. THE CRANE BAG: And Other Disputed Subjects.
London: Cassell, (1969). First edition, and the only edition. Proof copy. Near fine in light green slightly sunned paperwraps with spine creased.

[Book #35373]       Price: $120.00
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NO MORE GHOSTS: Selected Poems. Robert Graves. NO MORE GHOSTS: Selected Poems.
London: Faber & Faber, (1940). First edition. Uncorrected proof, about very good in lightly soiled paperwraps with soiling and creasing.

[Book #35370]       Price: $100.00
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OLDEST LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW TELLS ALL. Allan Gurganus. OLDEST LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW TELLS ALL.
New York: Knopf, 1989. First edition. An uncorrected proof in cream-colored paperwraps printed in red. SIGNED by author. Fine.

[Book #46680]       Price: $125.00
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OUR LADY OF THE FOREST. David Guterson. OUR LADY OF THE FOREST.
[New York]: (Knopf, 2003). First edition. Proof for internal distribution only. Perhaps for the sales reps? 8 1/2 x 11". Fine in yellow printed paperwraps with black cloth spine.

[Book #51427]       Price: $100.00
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PLAINSONG. Kent Haruf. PLAINSONG.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1999. First edition. Uncorrected proof with sample of cover, publisher's "blurb" and a review half sheet (was stapled to front cover). Other than the staple holes and a touch of soiling, fine in printed paperwraps.

[Book #48155]       Price: $50.00
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BLUE HIGHWAYS: A Journey Into America. William Least Heat-Moon. BLUE HIGHWAYS: A Journey Into America.
Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press/Little Brown & Co. (1983). First edition. INSCRIBED with a quote from the book and SIGNED by the author on the title page. A travel chronicle, illustrated with personal photos, of the author's journey to follow the paths of his ancestors. Uncorrected proof, fine in paperwraps with ink notations of pagination and other changes, and title written in ink on bottom page edges.

[Book #47723]       Price: $125.00
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BY-LINE: ERNEST HEMINGWAY: Selected Articles and Dispatches of Four Decades. Ernest Hemingway. BY-LINE: ERNEST HEMINGWAY: Selected Articles and Dispatches of Four Decades.
London: Collins, 1968. First UK edition. Edited by William White and with commentaries by Philip Young. Uncorrected proof in slightly cocked red paperwraps with the front corners a little creased, otherwise very good or better.

[Book #41039]       Price: $150.00
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MANDOA, MANDOA! A Comedy of Irrelevance. Winifred Holtby. MANDOA, MANDOA! A Comedy of Irrelevance.
New York: Macmillan Company, 1933. First edition. Early proof. Very good in plain wraps with pictorial dust jacket attached at spine, as issued. Spine is somewhat sloped and dust jacket is lightly soiled, with some rubbing and closed tears along the edges. EARLY PROOF COPY.

[Book #51653]       Price: $150.00
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WOLFWATCHING. Ted Hughes. WOLFWATCHING.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1990). First U.S. edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in gray paperwraps with publisher's letter laid in.

[Book #30867]       Price: $60.00
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THE FOURTH HAND. John Irving. THE FOURTH HAND.
New York: Random House, (2001). First edition. Uncorrected proof, near fine or better in glossy white paperwraps with Random House logo patterned across.

[Book #50520]       Price: $60.00
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A WIDOW FOR ONE YEAR. John Irving. A WIDOW FOR ONE YEAR
(London): Bloomsbury, (1998). True first edition, preceding all others. Uncorrected proof, the earliest noted, in gold-colored, printed paperwraps, versus pictorial. Basis for the movie "The Door in the Floor" starring Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger, which Irving co-wrote. Near fine, with just a touch of minor rubbing to tips.

[Book #50809]       Price: $250.00
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THE DOOR IN THE WALL. Benita Kane Jaro. THE DOOR IN THE WALL.
Sag Harbor, New York: The Permanent Press, (1992). First edition of her second Roman novel. INSCRIBED "Much love, Benita"; and a nice personal one page ALS to Doris Grumbach, the novelist, essayist and critic, whose blurb for the book appears on the back inside cover of this advance copy. "Dear Doris-- Well, here are the bound galleys. At last. Didn't they do me a nice cover? And didn't they feature your beautiful blurb in a prominent place -- as it deserves? . . ." Fine in glossy pictorial wraps.

[Book #30769]       Price: $60.00
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PICTURES FROM AN INSTITUTION. Randall Jarrell. PICTURES FROM AN INSTITUTION.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. First edition. Uncorrected proof, very good in somewhat soiled blue printed paperwraps with closed tear in rear cover. Jarrell's only novel.

[Book #35619]       Price: $60.00
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FLORRY OF WASHINGTON HEIGHTS. Steve Katz. FLORRY OF WASHINGTON HEIGHTS.
Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, (1987). First edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in blue paperwraps with title handwritten on spine. Review copy, with publisher's letter to the Washington Post laid in. Scarce.

[Book #36872]       Price: $60.00
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A FAMILY MADNESS. Thomas Keneally. A FAMILY MADNESS.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1985). First edition. BOLDLY INSCRIBED on title page, "Not even Oskar Schindler could have saved them. Tom Keneally 1999" (no recipient). Uncorrected proof, fine in printed yellow paperwraps with handwritten projected date of publication (March 18), price, and agent contact info. GREAT INSCRIPTION.

[Book #49798]       Price: $150.00
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