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THE UNCIVIL WAR.: Washington During the Reconstruction 1865-1878. James H. Whyte. THE UNCIVIL WAR.: Washington During the Reconstruction 1865-1878.
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1958). First edition. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Behind the scenes during the Reconstruction of Washington, D. C., after the Civil War. Illustrations of the transformation are included. Near fine in dust jacket with some wear, damp stains and mending.

[Book #47679]       Price: $100.00
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A GLANCE AWAY. John Edgar Wideman. A GLANCE AWAY.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, (1967). First edition. Author's first book. A black reformed drug addict and a white middle-aged professor. Very good to fine with cloth corners and spine ends a little rubbed and back endpaper at hinge separating a bit; in a near fine, bright dust jacket with corners also a bit rubbed.

[Book #52064]       Price: $125.00
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"OPPOSITES: A DIFFERENCE" Richard Wilbur. "OPPOSITES: A DIFFERENCE".
Charleston, WV: Parchment Gallery, [1997]. First edition. One of 99 numbered copies SIGNED by Richard Wilbur. An 8 1/2 by 11" broadside of the poem "A Difference," with illustrations by Wilbur. Separate colophon leaf entitled "Opposites" gives a short biography of Wilbur and states, "The limited edition selection here has never before been published." Both sheets are fine in matching folder and publisher's envelope.

[Book #37173]       Price: $60.00
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THE SATYRICON OF PETRONIUS ARBITER. Oscar Wilde, Petronius. THE SATYRICON OF PETRONIUS ARBITER.
Chicago: Pascal Covici, 1927. First edition. "In the translation attributed to Oscar Wilde." Number 174 of 900 copies. Two volumes. Spines a little dulled, otherwise near fine.

[Book #48718]       Price: $75.00
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THE WOMAN OF ANDROS. Thornton Wilder. THE WOMAN OF ANDROS.
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1930. First edition. Variant light-gray binding with top edge stained. Near fine in near fine dust jacket with very slightly tanned spine and minor wear to spine ends and tips.

[Book #32628]       Price: $100.00
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WHERE LATE THE SWEET BIRDS SANG. Kate Wilhelm. WHERE LATE THE SWEET BIRDS SANG.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1976). First edition. Ex-library copy (usual stamps and marks). Just good with soiled marks on a few pages, damp stain near the top of back endpages spine just a tad cocked, but in a near fine, very slightly rumpled dust jacket with just a few rubbed spots on spine fold and one small closed tear.

[Book #53307]       Price: $75.00
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APG 195.0 (2007). Charles Willeford. APG 195.0 (2007) 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.
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THE WONDERS OF ASIATIC EXPLORATION. Archibald Williams. THE WONDERS OF ASIATIC EXPLORATION.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1910. First U.S. edition. Contents of Williams "The Romance of Modern Exploration," with Norman Davidson's chapter on New Guinea added. Very attractive, bright pictorial cloth. 159 pages, including 8 full-page photographs. Very good to fine, lacking dust jacket, if it ever had one.

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BLUES & ROOTS / RUE & BLUETS: A Garland for the Southern Appalachians. Jonathan Williams. BLUES & ROOTS / RUE & BLUETS: A Garland for the Southern Appalachians.
(Durham, NC): Duke University Press, (1985). First edition thus, adding 33 new poems to the 1971 edition. "The poems [herein] make up an unofficial oral history in verse of the Southern Appalachian folk often vilified and dismissed as hillbillies" (from the foreword by Herbert Leibowitz). Number 38 of 75 numbered copies SIGNED BY WILLIAMS. Fine in fine dust jacket and slipcase, as issued.

[Book #54877]       Price: $75.00
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27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON And Other Plays. Tennessee Williams. 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON And Other Plays.
Norfolk: New Directions, (1953). Third printing, with two plays added. First issue. Near fine with page edges slightly soiled and previous owner's initials and date on front endpaper; in dust jacket with rubbing and edge wear.

[Book #25109]       Price: $60.00
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AMERICAN BLUES: Five Short Plays. Tennessee Williams. AMERICAN BLUES: Five Short Plays.
(New York): Dramatist Play Service, Inc, (1948). First edition, first issue with "Tennesse" (vs "Tennessee") on front cover. Very good or better in blue stapled paperwraps.

[Book #49471]       Price: $300.00
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AMERICAN BLUES: Five Short Plays. Tennessee Williams. AMERICAN BLUES: Five Short Plays.
(New York): Dramatist Play Service, Inc, (1948). First edition, first printing with "Tennesse" (vs "Tennessee") on front cover. SIGNED BY WILLIAMS on half-title page. The "Acting Edition" -- the only edition of this collection. Very good near fine with one tiny corner chip. Scarce signed. SIGNED BY WILLIAMS.

[Book #53127]       Price: $1,500.00
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APG 117.2 (2004). Tennessee Williams. APG 117.2 (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 #22910]       Price: $18.00
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CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Tennessee Williams. CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF.
London: Secker & Warburg, 1956. First UK edition. Pulitzer Prize winner for drama and winner of the New York Drama Critics' Award. Small dark stain to tips of several pages, page top edges faintly foxed, name on front endpaper, otherwise very good with covers very bright and fine; in price-clipped, somewhat darkened and soiled dust jacket with small rubbed chips and tears to spine ends (not affecting lettering), still about very good or better.

[Book #49891]       Price: $200.00
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KINGDOM OF EARTH The Seven Descents of Myrtle. Tennessee Williams. KINGDOM OF EARTH The Seven Descents of Myrtle.
(New York): New Directions, (1968). First edition. Near fine with previous owner's name on front endpaper and light foxing on page edges; in a price-clipped dust jacket with soiling, rubbing and very minor edge wear.

[Book #25325]       Price: $75.00
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THE WORLD OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS. Tennessee Williams. THE WORLD OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS.
New York: Putnam's Sons, (1978). First edition. Includes an introduction by Williams. An attempt to "capture pictorially the man and the playwright" (from the jacket flap). Profusely illustrated with photographs, letters, rehearsal notes, manuscript drafts, posters, et al -- many of which are previously unpublished. Number 230 of 250 numbered copies SIGNED BY WILLIAMS and the editor, Richard F. Leavitt. Large, tan cloth-covered boards lettered in gilt on spine. Fine in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with a touch of edge rubbing. Housed in original paper-covered slipcase with minor bump to one corner. Errata slip laid in. PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED.

[Book #54673]       Price: $350.00
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THE DOG & THE FEVER. William Carlos Williams, De Quevedo, Don Francisco. THE DOG & THE FEVER.
Hamden: Shoe String Press, (1954). First edition. By Don Francisco de Quevedo; translated by Williams and his mother, Racquel; introduction by Williams. One of 1000 copies. Fine in near fine dust jacket.

[Book #50049]       Price: $50.00
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APG 091.3 (2004). William Carlos Williams. APG 091.3 (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 #22911]       Price: $12.00
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KORA IN HELL: IMPROVISATIONS. William Carlos Williams. KORA IN HELL: IMPROVISATIONS.
Boston: The Four Seas Co. 1920. First edition. Light dampstain at base of spine extending to lower inner corners of pastedowns, one-inch loss at head of spine professionally restored, bottom corner rear board chipped away, otherwise a clean bright copy with remnants of the dust jacket laid in including most of both panels and the front flap (all three pieces are heavily chipped along edges), part of the blank rear panel, and about three inches of the spine.

[Book #12689]       Price: $125.00
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PATERSON. William Carlos Williams. PATERSON.
(New York): New Directions, (1963). First edition to collect all five books. A paperback original. Also includes "fragments" for a never-completed book six. Few notations at head of first page otherwise very good.

[Book #54906]       Price: $40.00
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PATERSON: BOOK ONE. William Carlos Williams. PATERSON: BOOK ONE.
(New York): New Directions, (1946). First editon, one of only 1063 copies. Very good or better with offset to the pastedowns from the glue used in production, former owner's identifying information on free endpaper, and light soiling. Lacking the dust jacket.

[Book #50951]       Price: $125.00
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WHITE MULE. William Carlos Williams. WHITE MULE.
Norfolk, Conn. New Directions, 1937. First edition. Name on front endpaper, and unavoidable offset to both endpapers (from binding glue), otherwise fine in oatmeal-colored dust jacket with the barest wear.

[Book #44218]       Price: $350.00
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HUNKY. Thames Williamson. HUNKY.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc. 1929. First edition. Dust jacket art from a wood-cut by Karl S. Woerner. Decorative endpapers in block print design. Page edges rough cut with top stained green. Touch of foxing to top edge, name on frontispiece in pencil, spine lightly bumped, otherwise near fine in very good, price-clipped dust jacket which shows some sunning and chipping at the spine and wear at the corners.

[Book #47330]       Price: $60.00
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GERALDINE BRADSHAW. Calder Willingham. GERALDINE BRADSHAW.
New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc. (1950). First edition. Light shelfwear and a few pages roughly opened at bottom, still very good to near fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket.

[Book #30425]       Price: $50.00
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TRENTON FALLS, PICTURESQUE AND DESCRIPTIVE: Embracing the Original Essay of John Sherman, the First Proprietor and Resident. N. Parker Willis. TRENTON FALLS, PICTURESQUE AND DESCRIPTIVE: Embracing the Original Essay of John Sherman, the First Proprietor and Resident.
New York: George P. Putnam, 1851. First edition. Pictorial brown pebbled cloth stamped in gilt and blind on front and in blind on rear and spine, gilt lettering and decorations in gilt on front cover and spine. Spine and edges tanned, old inscriptions, etc., on endpaper, otherwise about very good.

[Book #36025]       Price: $45.00
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