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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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DEMON BOX. Ken Kesey. DEMON BOX.
(New York): Viking, (1986). First edition. "Unrevised and unpublished" proof in green printed wraps. INSCRIBED "For Maxwell/ Further/ Ken Kesey." Fine.

[Book #45483]       Price: $350.00
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SAILOR SONG. Ken Kesey. SAILOR SONG.
[New York]: Viking, (1992). First edition. His controversial book; i.e. either his best or his worst. Uncorrected proof, fine in pictorial paperwraps.

[Book #46273]       Price: $50.00
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YOUNGBLOOD. John O. Killens. YOUNGBLOOD.
London: Bodley Head, (1956). First UK edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. An advance proof, very good in plain brown wraps. A rare item.

[Book #2028]       Price: $75.00
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SHOELESS JOE. W. P. Kinsella. SHOELESS JOE.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982. First edition. Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award winner and basis for the hit movie "Field of Dreams." Uncorrected proof, very good in gray, printed paperwraps with lower corner nicked, spine slightly sunned and light soiling to rear cover.

[Book #48948]       Price: $125.00
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PENTHESILEA: A Tragic Drama. Heinrich Von Kleist. PENTHESILEA: A Tragic Drama.
[New York]: HarperCollins Publishers, (1998). First edition. Translated and introduced by Joel Agee. Uncorrected proof, fine in tan paperwraps. Includes glossy pictorial dust jacket, with drawings by Maurice Sendak.

[Book #33314]       Price: $50.00
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THE BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA. Hanif Kureishi. THE BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA.
[New York]: Viking, (1990). First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Uncorrected proof, fine in light green paperwraps.

[Book #29674]       Price: $60.00
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THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL. John Le Carre. THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, (1983). First edition, preceding the British edition. Uncorrected proof. Spine and edges sunned, small (coffee?) stain near top of front cover, slight chipping along bottom edge. Otherwise, very good or better in blue paperwraps.

[Book #49044]       Price: $50.00
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WITNESSES OF THE TRUTH:. Paul Lindsay. WITNESSES OF THE TRUTH:
[New York: Random House, 1992]. First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Proof with clear plastic front cover, black cloth spine, and cardboard back. 8 1/2 x 11". Near fine with light soiling and scratches to the back.

[Book #51429]       Price: $60.00
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JOHN BARLEYCORN: Or Alcoholic Memoirs. Jack London. JOHN BARLEYCORN: Or Alcoholic Memoirs.
London: Mills & Boon, 1914. First UK edition, advance copy. London's "Alcoholic Memoirs," detailing his enjoyment of drinking and his struggles with alcoholism. (The title is taken from the British folksong "John Barleycorn.") Dark biege paperwraps printed in black on front only. OCLC locates only one other copy of the rare advance issue. Staining to fore edges extending slightly to margins, still quite good. "Advance Copy of JACK LONDON'S remarkable and personal narrative"

[Book #50628]       Price: $750.00
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TWO EROTIC TALES Aphrodite/The Songs of Bilitis. Pierre Louys. TWO EROTIC TALES Aphrodite/The Songs of Bilitis.
Evanston, Ill: Evanston Publishing, Inc. (1995). First edition. Publisher's material laid in. Near fine pre-publication review copy, a spiral-bound uncorrected proof. Laid into a proof of the eventual trade cover.

[Book #40275]       Price: $60.00
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A KEY TO THE SUITE. John D. MacDonald. A KEY TO THE SUITE.
London: Robert Hale, (1968). First UK edition. Originally published in 1962 in paperback in the U.S. This is an uncorrected proof copy of the English edition which, when published, was the first hardback of this title. Very good in green printed wraps. The only early Hale proof we have ever handled. Rare.

[Book #40090]       Price: $350.00
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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE SON. Norman Mailer. THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE SON.
New York: Random House, (1997). First edition. Uncorrected proof, SIGNED by Mailer on the half-title page. Tentative publishing date of May 1997. Fictionalized life story chronicled by Jesus himself. Fine in blue-and-white publisher's-logo printed paperwraps. SCARCE PROOF SIGNED.

[Book #48865]       Price: $150.00
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GOD'S GRACE. Bernard Malamud. GOD'S GRACE.
New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, (1982). First edition. Uncorrected proof in light turquoise paperwraps. Title written on bottom edge of book, staple holes where the publisher's note once was (now laid in), otherwise near fine.

[Book #48454]       Price: $50.00
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COLLECTED STORIES. Carson McCullers. COLLECTED STORIES.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. First edition. An uncorrected proof in tall, printed, orange-red wraps. Introduction by Virginia Spencer Carr, McCullers' biographer. Includes "The Member of the Wedding," "The Ballad of the Sad Café," and 19 other stories. Small cracks in the perfect-bound spine, otherwise fine.

[Book #46646]       Price: $75.00
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A SMUGGLER'S BIBLE. Joseph McElroy. A SMUGGLER'S BIBLE.
New York: Harcourt Brace, (1966). First edition. Uncorrected proof of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. A touch of very minor soiling to covers, still a fine copy in printed yellow paperwraps. Scarce in such nice condition.

[Book #35514]       Price: $120.00
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ANYTHING FOR BILLY. Larry McMurtry. ANYTHING FOR BILLY.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1988). First edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in yellow paperwraps.

[Book #33596]       Price: $60.00
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CADILLAC JACK. Larry McMurtry. CADILLAC JACK.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1982). First edition. Advance uncorrected proofs, with "Oct. 11" publication in ink on front and publisher's blurb taped to first blank page. Fine in yellow printed paperwraps.

[Book #47390]       Price: $100.00
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DESERT ROSE. Larry McMurtry. DESERT ROSE.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1983). First edition. Uncorrected proof with "Sept 6" handwritten on front (presume the publication date). Fine in yellow paperwraps with only light paper clip crease to top edge front cover.

[Book #33601]       Price: $150.00
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FILM FLAM. Essays on Hollywood. Larry McMurtry. FILM FLAM. Essays on Hollywood.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1987). First edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in yellow paperwraps.

[Book #33594]       Price: $150.00
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TEXASVILLE. Larry McMurtry. TEXASVILLE.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1987). First edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in yellow paperwraps.

[Book #33595]       Price: $50.00
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THE BEST OF HENRY MILLER. Henry Miller. THE BEST OF HENRY MILLER.
London: Heinemann, (1960). First edition. Uncorrected proof. Scattered foxing to page edges and spine slightly soiled, otherwise near fine in blue paperwraps. Edited by Lawrence Durrell.

[Book #35709]       Price: $120.00
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THE WITNESS OF POETRY. Czeslaw Milosz. THE WITNESS OF POETRY.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, (1983). First edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in green paperwraps.

[Book #30856]       Price: $60.00
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CATHOLICS. Brian Moore. CATHOLICS.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1972). First edition. "Advance Proof Copy" in light gray paperwraps printed in red on front cover. SIGNED by author on title page. Sunned on spine and edges, small stain on first leaf, otherwise near fine.

[Book #29493]       Price: $125.00
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NO OTHER LIFE. Brian Moore. NO OTHER LIFE.
New York: Doubleday, (1993). First U.S. edition, an uncorrected proof. A novel about a Canadian missionary, the child he saves and conflict with the Catholic Church. Fine in pictorial paperwraps.

[Book #35321]       Price: $50.00
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