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THE SOFT VOICE OF THE SERPENT: and other stories. Nadine Gordimer. THE SOFT VOICE OF THE SERPENT: and other stories.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1952. First U.S. edition; preceding the UK. Nobel Prize winner's second book -- her first to be published in the U.S. Bright and near fine in very good to near fine dust jacket with pin-prick hole and small light stain to front panel, edges lightly nicked, and few small tears.

[Book #54915]       Price: $150.00
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A GOOD SOLDIER: A Key to the Novels of Ford Madox Ford. Caroline Gordon, Ford Madox Ford. A GOOD SOLDIER: A Key to the Novels of Ford Madox Ford.
Davis: University of California Library, 1963. First edition. Chapbook No. 1. Includes select bibliography of works by and about Ford by Helmut E. Gerber. Fine in stapled, pictorial paperwraps.

[Book #42821]       Price: $25.00
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THE FOREST OF THE SOUTH. Caroline Gordon. THE FOREST OF THE SOUTH.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1945). First edition. Very good or better with slight fading to cloth and light offset to the endpapers. In a very good dust jacket, aged and faded along the spine, with shallow chipping at spine ends and corners and otherwise light wear to the edges. One tear along the spine has been repaired with tape to the verso. Cover art on front nice and bright.

[Book #51040]       Price: $100.00
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THE GARDEN OF ADONIS. Caroline Gordon. THE GARDEN OF ADONIS.
New York: Scribner's Sons, 1937. First edition. Chronicle of Southern life in the thirties dealing with the relationships between plantation owners and tenant farmers. Light foxing at top of boards, inner hinge papers darkened on edges, otherwise very good or better in dust jacket with small chips at corners and spine ends.

[Book #40188]       Price: $100.00
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OLD RED And Other Stories. Caroline Gordon. OLD RED And Other Stories.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1963). First edition. Fine in a very good or better dust jacket with light rubbing very slight soiling and a few small closed tears (not immediately noticeable),

[Book #28899]       Price: $60.00
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GRANDDAD COCO NUT'S PARTY. Elizabeth Gordon. GRANDDAD COCO NUT'S PARTY.
Chicago: Rand McNally & Co. (1914). First edition. Near fine with light rubbing to spine ends and corners. In a very good dust jacket with light soiling, two 3/4" deep chips to the bottom of the front panel and a 1" chip to the top of the rear panel. Jacket also has shallow chips to spine ends and corners and a few almost imperceptible closed tears to the edges. Rare in dust jacket.

[Book #51611]       Price: $300.00
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THE BOOK OF VOODOU: Charms and Rituals to Empower Your Life. Leah Gordon. THE BOOK OF VOODOU: Charms and Rituals to Empower Your Life.
(Hauppauge): Barrons, (2000). First edition. Fine in purple pictorial dust jacket.

[Book #47098]       Price: $50.00
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BORN TO BE. Taylor Gordon, Muriel Draper, Carl Van Vechten. BORN TO BE.
Covarrubias. New York: Covici Freide, 1929. First edition. Second issue with dedication tipped in. Introduction by Draper and foreword by Van Vechten, white patrons of the Harlem Renaissance. 10 full-page illustrations by Mexican artist Miguel Covarrubias. "Gordon, who has taken America and Europe by storm with his interpretation of Negro spirituals tells his life story." (from the jacket). "BORN TO BE was a remarkable achievement, as Gordon details his rugged upbringing in Montana, recounts many amourous adventures on both sides of the color line, offers blunt commentaries on racial politics, and drops names in copious quantities" (Davis and Foley, HARLEM RENAISSANCE LIVES). Very good to near fine in good, aged dust jacket with darkening to spine and edges, two large chips not affecting any lettering, and splits at folds internally mended with archival tape. Quite scarce.

[Book #54675]       Price: $400.00
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JOINED AT THE HEART: The Transformation of the American Family. Al and Tipper Gore. JOINED AT THE HEART: The Transformation of the American Family.
New York: Henry Holt and Co. (2002). First edition. SIGNED by the authors, the former Vice President and his wife. Fine in dust jacket with one tiny bump.

[Book #47203]       Price: $50.00
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LES URNES UTILES. Edward Gorey. LES URNES UTILES.
Cambridge (Mass.): Halty-Ferguson Publishing Company, 1980. First edition, limited issue. Number 168 of 426 SIGNED copies. A small book, measuring 5 x 6". Near fine pictorial stapled paperwraps with only minor sunning to the fold. SIGNED BY EDWARD GOREY.

[Book #49744]       Price: $400.00
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REMINISCENCES OF ANTON CHEKHOV. Maxim Gorky, Alexander, Kuprin, I. A., Bunin. REMINISCENCES OF ANTON CHEKHOV.
New York: B.W. Huebsch, Inc. 1921. First edition. Translated by S.S. Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf. By Gorky, Alexander Kuprin, and I.A. Bunin. Spine label a little darkened and tiny hole in back of hinge edge, otherwise very good or better, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #42268]       Price: $200.00
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APG 052.3 (2004). William Goyen. APG 052.3 (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 #22804]       Price: $3.75
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THE COLLECTED STORIES OF WILLIAM GOYEN. William Goyen. THE COLLECTED STORIES OF WILLIAM GOYEN.
Garden City: Doubleday & Co. 1975. First edition. Minor rubbing to spine ends, otherwise fine in dust jacket with light soiling, shallow chip to bottom of spine and light edgewear. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in.

[Book #34602]       Price: $50.00
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APG 140.3 (2004). Sue Grafton. APG 140.3 (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 #22805]       Price: $4.50
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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. Kenneth Grahame, illustrator Ernest H. Shepard. THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS.
Shepard, Ernest H. London: Methuen & Co, (1931). Ernest Shepard illustrations, first edition thus. The 38th edition of this beloved tale, which was first issued in 1908 with a frontispiece by Graham Robertson as its only illustration. Gift inscription on first blank page, few scattered spots of foxing, corners rubbed, and faint stain to front cover; otherwise very good in original gilt-stamped green cloth. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #49525]       Price: $600.00
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THE TIN DRUM. Gunter Grass. THE TIN DRUM.
New York: Pantheon Books, (1962). First American edition. The first book by this Nobel Prize-winning author. Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. Made into a German film, which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1980. Crisp, near fine copy in fine white dust jacket with only the barest aging on edges. A nice copy of this classic.

[Book #52309]       Price: $300.00
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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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APG 071.3 (2004). Shirley Ann Grau. APG 071.3 (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 #22806]       Price: $2.25
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JOHN SKELTON: (Laureate) 1460 (?) - 1529. Robert Graves, , John Skelton. JOHN SKELTON: (Laureate) 1460 (?) - 1529.
[No place: No publisher, No date (circa 1943)]. First edition, later issue. Poems modernized by Graves. Originally published by Ernest Benn in 1927, this is the remainder binding issued by Eyre & Spottiswoode (E & S) who purchased the Benn stock; the covers are the same as for "The Augustan Poets Series" published by them in 1943 but with wine-red, simulated-cloth cover pasted over with cut-out to reveal only the title on front cover. This copy with errata slip laid in; "f" broken on p.28; slug absent p. 14, line 3; smudge on p. 21; and broken "c" p.22. Few foxed spots on inside of covers, otherwise very good. Scarce.

[Book #49964]       Price: $125.00
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THE NAZARENE GOSPEL RESTORED. Robert Graves, Joshua, And Podro. THE NAZARENE GOSPEL RESTORED.
Garden City: Doubleday & Co. 1954. First U.S. edition. The book was published July 15th--this date is written on the front endpaper and dust jacket spine in pencil. There are also pencil underlinings to a number of pages, so we assume it was a review copy. The book is fine with red top stain still bright; in dust jacket with wear and tiny chips on folds and spine ends and corners. Still, nicer than one normally sees for this large, heavy book (982 pages).

[Book #41857]       Price: $275.00
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THE ANGER OF ACHILLES: Homer's Iliad. Robert Graves, illustrator, Robert Searle. THE ANGER OF ACHILLES: Homer's Iliad.
Searle, Ronald. Garden City: Doubleday & Co. 1959. First edition. Precedes the UK. Homer's ILIAD, translated and with an introduction by Graves. Illustrated with full-page drawings by Searle. Fine in fine dust jacket with just a touch of minor wear.

[Book #55037]       Price: $100.00
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THE ANGER OF ACHILLES: Homer's Iliad. Robert Graves. THE ANGER OF ACHILLES: Homer's Iliad.
Searle, Ronald. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1959. First edition, preceding the UK edition. Translated and with an introduction by Graves; illustrated by Ronald Searle. Excess glue at upper spine and small spot on page fore edges, otherwise fine in very bright dust jacket with light soiling to rear panel and small closed creased tear in upper edge of rear panel.

[Book #35627]       Price: $100.00
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APG 006.4 (2004). Robert Graves. APG 006.4 (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 #22807]       Price: $33.75
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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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GOOD-BYE TO ALL THAT. Robert Graves. GOOD-BYE TO ALL THAT.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1929). First edition, second issue (deletions p.290 and pp.341-343 marked by asterisks). Errata slip tipped to p.398, as called for. Cloth at spine slightly faded with spot of rubbing and few tiny nicks to cloth otherwise very good or better lacking dust jacket.

[Book #54806]       Price: $175.00
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