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ALL THE LITTLE LIVE THINGS. Wallace Stegner. ALL THE LITTLE LIVE THINGS.
New York: The Viking Press, (1967). First edition. Fine in dust jacket with minor rubbing on edges, light sunning on spine and one very short closed tear.

[Book #45269]       Price: $100.00
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RECAPITULATION. Wallace Stegner. RECAPITULATION.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1979. First trade edition, was preceded by a limited edition. "Employee book sale" stamped in red on front free endpaper, otherwise fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket.

[Book #30419]       Price: $50.00
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LAST OPERAS AND PLAYS. Gertrude Stein. LAST OPERAS AND PLAYS.
New York: Rinehart & Co. Inc. (1949). First edition. Edited and with an introduction by Stein's literary executor and lifelong friend, Carl Van Vechten. A touch of minor rubbing to spine ends, otherwise bright and near fine in slightly soiled dust jacket with light edgewear.

[Book #30196]       Price: $100.00
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GERTRUDE STEIN: A Bibliography. Gertrude Stein, Robert A. Wilson. GERTRUDE STEIN: A Bibliography.
Rockville, MD: Quill & Brush, 1994. First edition, completely updated from the 1976 edition. Descriptive bibliography illustrated with numerous photographs. The edition included 40 numbered copies signed by the bibliographer, Robert A. Wilson, in white paperboards with red leather spine lettered in gold, with an original photograph of Stein laid in; and 450 unsigned and unnumbered copies with cloth spine. The 40 numbered copies were sold long ago--but we've come across an unnumbered (out of series) SIGNED copy, with the photograph, but in the nicer binding of white paperboards with red leather spine lettered in gold and with photo of Stein on front cover. Corners a bit bumped but otherwise fine.

[Book #49502]       Price: $125.00
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APG 054.4 (2011). John Steinbeck. APG 054.4 (2011) 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 #22891]       Price: $16.50
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BURNING BRIGHT: A Play in Story Form. John Steinbeck. BURNING BRIGHT: A Play in Story Form.
New York: Viking Press, 1950. First edition. A "play-novelette" which Steinbeck describes as "a play that is easy to read or a short novel that can be played simply by lifting out the dialogue." Fine in bright dustwrapper with a small unobtrusive crease at top of spine, which is lightly faded.

[Book #33978]       Price: $250.00
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BURNING BRIGHT: A Play in Story Form. John Steinbeck. BURNING BRIGHT: A Play in Story Form.
New York: The Viking Press, 1950. First edition. A story that can be acted, or a play which can easily be read. Near fine in dust jacket with a little bit of soiling, thin scrape on the back top edge and very small crease at the bottom of the spine. An attractive book.

[Book #46529]       Price: $200.00
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FRUCHTE DES ZORNS [Grapes of Wrath]. John Steinbeck. FRUCHTE DES ZORNS [Grapes of Wrath].
Stuttgarter: Duetscher Bucherbund, no-date. German translation; later printing, as the first was published in Zurich in 1940. Very good with rubbing along the edge of the cover, light soiling to the back board, and a tiny puncture in the cloth binding the size of a pen point on the front cover. The inside is clean, and the green and gold lettering/decoration on the cloth binding is still bright. Dust jacket is gently rubbed and soiled, with one chip to the top of the rear panel and a few closed tears that have been repaired with tape to the verso.

[Book #51354]       Price: $125.00
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JOURNAL OF A NOVEL: The East of Eden Letters. John Steinbeck. JOURNAL OF A NOVEL: The East of Eden Letters.
New York: Viking Press, (1969). First edition. One of 600 copies, published a year after Steinbeck's death. An oversized volume, specially bound with seven folding plates that are facsimiles of pages from the original manuscript and frontis photo of the box Steinbeck carved to house the manuscript for EAST OF EDEN, the book which contains the full dedication to Pascal Covici, his old friend and editor, as a postscript of sorts. The text of the "journal" is comprised of letters Steinbeck wrote to Covici while writing East of Eden. A fine, almost new copy, with just a hint of darkening to spine of plain glassine dust jacket. In original slipcase, also fine. ONE OF ONLY 600 COPIES.

[Book #52356]       Price: $500.00
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ONCE THERE WAS A WAR. John Steinbeck. ONCE THERE WAS A WAR.
London: Heinemann, (1959). First UK edition. A collection of his dispatches from the fronts during World War II, as published by the New York Tribune, with a new introduction. Previous owner's name on endpapers, otherwise very good to fine in lightly aged, price-clipped dust jacket with very minor edge wear.

[Book #33975]       Price: $100.00
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THE RED PONY. John Steinbeck. THE RED PONY.
Dennis, Wesley. New York: The Viking Press, 1945. First edition thus, illustrated with watercolors by Wesley Dennis (preceded by a signed. limited edition). Variant issue, assumed the second, printed by The Zeese-Wilkinson Company. Fine in lightly soilied slipcase with a little edge wear.

[Book #49813]       Price: $100.00
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THE SHORT REIGN OF PIPPIN IV: A Fabrication. John Steinbeck. THE SHORT REIGN OF PIPPIN IV: A Fabrication.
New York: The Viking Press, 1957. First edition. Near fine in very good or better, price-clipped dust jacket with few tears and flattened creasing along upper edge front panel.

[Book #52045]       Price: $100.00
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SWEET THURSDAY. John Steinbeck. SWEET THURSDAY.
New York: Viking, 1954. First edition. Steinbeck's sequel to CANNERY ROW. A comedy about writing a novel in which he revisits the characters in the previous book, who have all changed, and also parodies his own writing. Very good to fine in price-clipped dust jacket with minor edge wear, slightly tanned spine and small chips on the corners and the bottom of the spine.

[Book #33922]       Price: $125.00
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TO A GOD UNKNOWN. John Steinbeck. TO A GOD UNKNOWN.
London: Wm. Heinemann Ltd. (1935). First British edition. His fourth book and second novel. Spine faded but lettering still readable. The Heinemann windmill blindstamped on the lower right back cover. About very good, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #34007]       Price: $250.00
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GREEN BRANCHES. James Stephens. GREEN BRANCHES
Dublin/London: Maunsel & Co. (1916). First edition. Three poems, "Autumn 1915," Spring 1916," and "Joy Be with Us." One of 500 numbered copies. Very fine in stiff brown wraps with only the barest of wear.

[Book #40772]       Price: $100.00
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ROBERT A. M. STERN: Buildings and Projects 1987-1992. Robert A. M. Stern, introduction, Vincent Scully. ROBERT A. M. STERN: Buildings and Projects 1987-1992.
New York: Rizzoli, (1992). First edition. INSCRIBED by the author to portrait painter Tom Edgerton, "For Tom Edgerton With my best wishes. Bob Stern 1992." And with Stern's card laid in with Edgerton's name written on it. Fine in dust jacket with minor wear to the front corners and otherwise only the slightest shelf wear.

[Book #50552]       Price: $100.00
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HARMONIUM. Wallace Stevens. HARMONIUM.
New York: Knopf, 1931. Second edition of the author's first book, but so altered as to constitute almost a new book, dropping three poems which appeared in 1923, and adding fourteen new poems. Second/third binding (602 copies): blue paper-covered boards with black cloth spine. There were also copies in green paper boards. Name on endpaper, otherwise near fine in very good to near fine dust jacket which is tanned on edges and at spine and just starting to split at top of front spine fold. Still, nice and bright.

[Book #50233]       Price: $500.00
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MATTINO DOMENICALE: Ed Altre Poesie. Wallace Stevens. MATTINO DOMENICALE: Ed Altre Poesie.
(Torino): Giulio Einaudi Editori, (1954). First edition. Only 3000 copies printed. English and Italian texts on opposing pages. This poetry collection includes the first appearance of "The River of Rivers in Connecticut" and 17 pages of previously unpublished notes on his poetry. Stevens was a reluctant commentator on his own work, and these notes are believed to be the only comments he ever made in print on his poetry. [Edelstein A21.] Short, inconspicuous tear to fore edge front cover, otherwise bright and nearly fine in paperwraps. Lacking the plain glassine dust jacket.

[Book #48885]       Price: $350.00
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TRANSPORT TO SUMMER. Wallace Stevens. TRANSPORT TO SUMMER.
New York: Knopf, 1947. First edition. A little darkening at inner hinge which is normal with this book, top front corners gently bumped, and cloth spine edges a little rubbed, otherwise near fine in a nice, near fine dust jacket with spine and flap folds a little sunned.

[Book #50234]       Price: $500.00
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COLLECTED POEMS. Robert Louis Stevenson. COLLECTED POEMS.
London: Rupert Hart Davis, 1950. First edition. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Janet Adam Smith. Near fine in dark blue cloth with silver lettering; in lightly foxed dust jacket with a tiny chip and few small tears, otherwise near fine.

[Book #54420]       Price: $150.00
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NAMES ON THE LAND: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States. George R. Stewart. NAMES ON THE LAND: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States.
New York: Random House, (1945). First edition. "Every American should find fascination in the discovery of the strange circumstances by which names long familiar came into being"--from the jacket flap. Fine in a bright, very good dust jacket with rubbing and skinning on spine ends and touch of other very minor wear on spine.

[Book #54478]       Price: $75.00
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THE LAST ENCHANTMENT. Mary Stewart. THE LAST ENCHANTMENT.
New York: William Morrow and Company Inc. 1979. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with very light edge wear. Review copy with review slip and publisher's promtional letter laid in.

[Book #36193]       Price: $60.00
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HELLO, DOLLY! Michael Stewart, , Jerry Herman Thornton Wilder. HELLO, DOLLY!
(New York): DBS Publications, Inc. (1964 [1975?]). First edition. Based on "The Matchmaker" by Thorton Wilder. Libretto by Michael Stewart and lyrics by Jerry Herman's lyrics. Illustrated with photographs from the stage productions starring Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey, Mary Martin, Betty Grable, Ginger Rogers and Martha Raye. A very fine copy with just a hint of a shadow to the front endpaper in equally nice dust jacket with the barest wear. Copyrighted 1964 as an unpublished work, but Pearl Bailey's stint as Dolly was in 1975. A scarce book. ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE STAGE PRODUCTION.

[Book #52374]       Price: $750.00
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AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED. Alfred Stieglitz. AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED.
[New York]: An American Place, July 3, 1943. Handwritten note, presumably written in response to a question put to Stieglitz at his gallery: "I have no favorite American author. There are some that hold me equally. Each in his own particular way"; above which Stieglitz has written "An American Place / July 3--43," then "You desire this: / Alfred Stieglitz." An American Place was Stieglitz's third and final gallery, which he ran from 1929 until his death in 1946. The note is on a thin sheet of 8 1/2 x 11-inch paper. Flattened creasing where folded and some wear wear to edges, still very good. Together with "Alfred Stieglitz and An American Place, 1929-1946," a catalog of an exhibition held at the Zabriskie Gallery, New York, May 2-June 3, 1978 with text by Doris Bry. Illustrated with photographs by Stieglitz, Ansel Adams and Paul Strand. Near fine in printed, stapled paperwraps. "I HAVE NO FAVORITE AMERICAN AUTHOR"

[Book #53255]       Price: $600.00
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THE RUNNER STUMBLES: A Play in Two Acts. Milan Stitt. THE RUNNER STUMBLES: A Play in Two Acts.
Clifton, NJ: James T. White & Co. (1974). First edition of his first published play. Includes "Night Rainbows," an afterword. The play is based on a true incident early in the last century, about a priest accused of killing a nun, and was the basis for the film of the same name featuring Dick Van Dyke, Kathleen Quinlan and Maureen Stapleton. A powerful drama. Eight strong reviews on the back panel, including Clive Barnes and Brendan Gill. Fine in white dust jacket with the barest wear. Published simultaneously in hardback and paperwraps, which usually means a very small hardback printing.

[Book #40895]       Price: $150.00
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