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GALATEA. James M. Cain. GALATEA.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. First edition. SIGNED by author on front endpaper. Near fine with two tiny specks of soiling along the hinge of the front board. In a near fine dust jacket with one 1/4" chip to the top of the spine and otherwise minor wear to spine ends and corners.

[Book #51508]       Price: $500.00
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THE MOTH. James M. Cain. THE MOTH.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. First edition. Fine in a near fine, lightly tanned dust jacket with just two shallow chips to head of spine and one to the top right corner. A very nice copy.

[Book #51488]       Price: $200.00
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PAST ALL DISHONOR. James M. Cain. PAST ALL DISHONOR.
New York: Knopf, 1946. First edition. INSCRIBED on front endpaper. Near fine with spine ends bumped, minor rubbing along the edges, and a few small marks of soiling to the spine. In a very good or better dust jacket with a touch of soiling and rubbing, and shallow chipping to spine ends and corners, but otherwise minimal wear.

[Book #51509]       Price: $400.00
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THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE. James M. Cain. THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1934). Reprint edition. A movie edition with stills from the movie, including ones of Lana Turner and John Garfield on front and back jacket covers. Book is about very good in a dust jacket worn on edges, with some closed tears and spine fading.

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POOR FOOL. Erskine Caldwell. POOR FOOL.
New York: Rariora Press, 1930. First edition of his second book. One of 1,000 numbered copies; illustrated by Alexander Couard. Blue buckram boards lettered in gilt on spine and front cover. Spine very slightly sunned, much less than usual, otherwise very good to fine without dust jacket, as issued.

[Book #25904]       Price: $100.00
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TENANT FARMER. Erskine Caldwell. TENANT FARMER.
New York: Phalanx Press, (1935). First edition. First separate appearance; originally appeared in his SOME AMERICAN PEOPLE (McBride, 1935) as "Southern Tenant Farmer." Stapled, green paperwraps printed in red. Touch of minor wear, still fine.

[Book #52972]       Price: $75.00
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THIS VERY EARTH. Erskine Caldwell. THIS VERY EARTH.
New York: Duell , Sloan and Pierce, (1948). First edition. SIGNED by author. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket with cover art bright and the barest wear to edges.

[Book #40568]       Price: $150.00
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HISTORY OF THE INSURRECTION IN CHINA: with Notices of the Christianity, Creed, and Proclamations of the Insurgents. MM. Callery, and Yvan. HISTORY OF THE INSURRECTION IN CHINA: with Notices of the Christianity, Creed, and Proclamations of the Insurgents.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853. First U.S. edition. Translated from the French "with a supplementary chapter, narrating the most recent events" by John Oxenford. Dark (green?) cloth boards decoratively blind stamped on covers and with gilt lettering on spine. Tissue map--a facsimile of a Chinese map of the course of the insurrection--roughly detached but laid in. Ex-library copy with label on front cover and another front pastedown. Otherwise, good to very good with endpapers darkened due to binding glue and scattered foxing throughout.

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ONE WAY OR ANOTHER. Peter Cameron. ONE WAY OR ANOTHER.
New York: Harper & Row, (1986). First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Fine in dust jacket.

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THE BRANDYWINE; (In the Rivers of America Series). Henry Seidel Canby, illustrator, Andrew Wyeth. THE BRANDYWINE; (In the Rivers of America Series).
Andrew Wyeth. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1941). First edition, limited issue. Number 25 of 650 copies in the "special Delaware edition ... printed exclusively for the Greenwood Book Shop" SIGNED BY CANBY AND WYETH. Very good or better with light edge wear and spine slightly faded; in like dust jacket with internal paper-tape repair/reinforcement to spine ends and corners. Scarce in dust jacket. SIGNED BY BOTH MEN.

[Book #53698]       Price: $400.00
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PLAYS OF THE IRISH RENAISSANCE. Curtis Canfield. PLAYS OF THE IRISH RENAISSANCE.
New York: Ives Washburn, 1929. First edition. Very good with fading and rubbing to the spine ends and a faint spot of soiling to the back board, previous owner's name on first free endpaper, but otherwise minimal wear. In a very good dust jacket: spine is tanned and has shallow chips at ends, there are a few slight chips along the top edge of the back of the jacket, and a more noticeable one at the left corner.

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ROUGH-HEWN, Dorothy Canfield. ROUGH-HEWN,
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co. 1922. First edition. An American girl is taken to France to be raised, while the partner she is destined to marry remains in the States. "Americans will be fascinated to read of French home life, the old Basque woman, who tries to teach insinuation and deception and her brilliant and cynical music teacher." (blurb) Fine in dust jacket with minor chipping on corners and spine ends and one small closed tear at the bottom of a fold, backed with clear archival tape. Ad for Lewis's BABBITT on back flap. A very nice copy.

[Book #40885]       Price: $200.00
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BLUE RIVER: Advance reading copy & signed trade edition in dust jacket. Ethan Canin. BLUE RIVER: Advance reading copy & signed trade edition in dust jacket.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. First edition. His second book. Two volumes -- advance reading copy in pictorial paperwraps and SIGNED first printing in dust jacket. Both are fine.

[Book #34461]       Price: $30.00
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THE DEATH OF CHE GUEVARA. Jay Cantor. THE DEATH OF CHE GUEVARA.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First edition. Nice inscription to Hugh Kenner on front endpaper. Apparently the author had been a student of his. Light soiling on tips of page edges else fine. In fine dust jacket with very minor edge rubbing.

[Book #28277]       Price: $100.00
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THE FIRST RESCUE PARTY. Karel Capek. THE FIRST RESCUE PARTY.
New York: Macmilllan Company, 1940. First U.S. edition. Translated from the Czech by M. & R. Weatherall. The novel describes the two or three days of rescue work in a mine after an explosion. Tiny string pull on spine and vertical offsets near hinges, otherwise fine in very good to near dust jacket with spine slightly tanned, a touch of spotting to one corner rear panel, few small rubbed chips and tears, and spine folds internally reinforced with archival tape.

[Book #54444]       Price: $250.00
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APG 070.4 (2004). Truman Capote. APG 070.4 (2004) Author Price Guide. (Dickerson: Quill & Brush, 2004). Includes a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; a list of the author's first editions (American and British) current to the date of publication of the guide, with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values with and without the dustwrapper (if applicable). Issued as a PDF file. Click HERE for a complete list of our individual Author Price Guides or for information about ordering the complete set on CD.
[Book #22753]       Price: $6.00
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BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S: A Short Novel and Three Short Stories. Truman Capote. BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S: A Short Novel and Three Short Stories.
New York: Random House, (1958). First edition of one of his most enduring works. The title novella is the basis for the 1961 film starring Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly. SHORT AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY CAPOTE LAID IN: "Dear Sir -- I do not have the time to answer your request. T. Capote." Light offset to front endpapers from item previously laid in otherwise fine. In very good to near fine dust jacket with the usual toning to the orange spine and a few tiny nicks and tears.

[Book #54952]       Price: $3,500.00
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IN COLD BLOOD. A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences. Truman Capote. IN COLD BLOOD. A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences.
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1966). First UK edition. Fine in dust jacket with only very minor edge rubbing and one small snag on back cover.

[Book #42909]       Price: $100.00
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IN COLD BLOOD: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences. Truman Capote. IN COLD BLOOD: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences.
New York: Random House, (1965). First edition. Number 483 of 500 SIGNED numbered copies. His most famous book, made into two movies and a made-for-TV movie. Barest fading to spine still quite fine in fine, original acetate dust jacket and paper-covered slipcase that is just beginning to mellow on edges (still fine). LIMITED ISSUE, SIGNED.

[Book #53860]       Price: $2,000.00
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IN COLD BLOOD: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences. Truman Capote. IN COLD BLOOD: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences.
New York: Random House, (1965). First edition. His most famous book. Flattened crease to front endpaper (appears to be a production flaw) and faintest tape shadows to endpapers and pastedowns, otherwise crisp, clean and near fine; in very good to near fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing, light creasing and few small tears.

[Book #54919]       Price: $150.00
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KALTBLUTIG (IN COLD BLOOD). Truman Capote. KALTBLUTIG (IN COLD BLOOD).
(Wiesbaden): [1966]. First German edition of his most famous book. A true account of a multiple murder and its consequences. Light offset on endpapers, otherwise fine in white, printed dust jacket with a few tiny chips and lightly soiled.

[Book #48850]       Price: $200.00
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SELECTED WRITINGS OF TRUMAN CAPOTE. Truman Capote. SELECTED WRITINGS OF TRUMAN CAPOTE.
New York: Random House, (1963). First edition. Introduction by Mark Schorer. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket with light tanning to spine and flap folds, small chip in upper edge of front panel and light wear to spine ends.

[Book #32282]       Price: $100.00
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TRILOGY An Experiment in Multimedia. Truman Capote. TRILOGY An Experiment in Multimedia.
(New York): Macmillan Co. (1969). First edition. Original texts by Capote, followed by scripts by Eleanor and Frank Perry written for television specials of "A Christmas Memory," "Miriam" and "Among the Paths to Eden." Introduction by John M. Culkin. INSCRIBED by the book designer, Joan Stolier. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket with very minor wear on corners.

[Book #28806]       Price: $50.00
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COUNTERPOINT. Truman; Ian Capote, , Fleming. COUNTERPOINT.
London: George Allen & Unwin,Ltd. (1965). First edition. The creative methods of 63 writers, compiled and edited by Roy Newquist. In very good to near fine condition, with dust jacket.

[Book #46922]       Price: $50.00
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LOST BOYS. Orson Scott Card. LOST BOYS.
(New York): HarperCollins, (1992). First edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in red paperwraps with publisher's card stapled inside front cover.

[Book #30858]       Price: $45.00
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