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FLOOR GAMES. H. G. Wells. FLOOR GAMES.
London: Frank Palmer, (1911). First edition. A children's book exploring the possibilities of imaginative play: city building, exploration -- and war. Written for the author's two sons; illustrated with photographs by Wells and drawings by J. R. Sinclair. Foxing throughout, frontis chipped and worn on lower edge, otherwise about very good. Lacking the rare dust jacket. WAR GAMES FOR CHILDREN.

[Book #54080]       Price: $300.00
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DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA-YA SISTERHOOD. Rebecca Wells. DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA-YA SISTERHOOD.
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (1996). First edition. Her second book which was made into a good little film. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #34163]       Price: $50.00
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TYPED LETTER SIGNED TO BARNABY CONRAD. Eudora Welty, , Ross Macdonald Barnaby Conrad. TYPED LETTER SIGNED TO BARNABY CONRAD.
Jackson,MS: Eudora Welty, 1975. First edition. Typed letter dated January 17, 1975, on her Jackson, Mississippi letterhead to "Mr. Conrad" expressing delight in the prospect of participating in his Santa Barbara Writer's Conference that June. Over 100 typed words on both sides of the small (6 x 7") sheet, with her signature and three words added in her hand. Welty reiterates that she won't give a lecture but will "give readings and/or answer questions," receives a telephone call from "Ken Millar" (Kenneth Millar, a fellow participant, aka Ross Macdonald), and closes with "It all sounds pleasant to me, and I'm so happy at the prospect." Faint crease where previously folded, otherwise fine. IT ALL SOUNDS PLEASANT TO ME.

[Book #54322]       Price: $350.00
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PHOTOGRAPHS. Eudora Welty, foreword, Reynolds Price. PHOTOGRAPHS.
Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, (1989). First edition, limited issue. With an introduction by her friend and fellow Southern writer, Reynolds Price. Number 324 of 375 numbered copies SIGNED BY WELTY (there were also 2 lettered issues). This volume collects most of Welty's black-and-white photographs from the 1930's to 1950's, many from her period working for the Works Progress Administration. In 1935, Eudora Welty began working for the WPA as a publicity agent, collecting stories, conducting interviews, and taking photographs of people from all economic and social classes in her spare time. Her photography formed the basis for several of her short stories, including "Why I Live at the P.O," inspired by a woman she photographed ironing in the back of a small post office [Wikipedia]. Slight imperfection in cloth at front spine gutter, otherwise bright and fine in original cloth slipcase with three circular light spots but otherwise fine. Issued without dust jacket.

[Book #54381]       Price: $500.00
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APG 106.3 (2004). Eudora Welty. APG 106.3 (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.
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THE BRIDE OF THE INNISFALLEN And Other Stories. Eudora Welty. THE BRIDE OF THE INNISFALLEN And Other Stories.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1955). First edition, third issue, with multiple copyright dates and bound in full cloth rather than boards with cloth spine. Fine in dust jacket with the barest rubbing on corners.

[Book #34793]       Price: $125.00
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THE BRIDE OF THE INNISFALLEN And Other Stories. Eudora Welty. THE BRIDE OF THE INNISFALLEN And Other Stories.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1955). First edition, second issue, with multiple copyright dates, copyright page tipped in and binding of blue-and-green mottled boards with green cloth spine and silver spine lettering. Tips very lightly rubbed, otherwise fine in fine, price-clipped dust jacket with small, inconspicuous closed tear to upper front flap fold. A bright copy.

[Book #35584]       Price: $140.00
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THE GOLDEN APPLES. Eudora Welty. THE GOLDEN APPLES.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1949). First edition. Chronicles of Morgana, Mississippi. The book shows minor wear and there is a very small line of stain at bottom edge of front cover, otherwise very good in near fine dust jacket with minor wear on corners and few tiny closed tears.

[Book #52050]       Price: $150.00
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MORGANA: Two Stories from "The Golden Apples." Eudora Welty. MORGANA: Two Stories from "The Golden Apples."
Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, (1988). First edition. With an afterword by Welty. One of 250 numbered copies SIGNED by Welty and the illustrator, Mildred Nungeester Wolfe. Fine in quarter cloth over boards and original blue cloth slipcase.

[Book #54382]       Price: $250.00
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ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS. Eudora Welty. ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984. First edition. Review copy with slip laid in. Reviewer's notes (Doris Grumbach) handwritten on verso of review slip and continued on scrap paper. Fine in dust jacket that is frayed along top edge and has some fading.

[Book #30757]       Price: $100.00
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THE PONDER HEART. Eudora Welty. THE PONDER HEART.
Joe Krush. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co. (1954). First edition. Drawings by Joe Krush. Advance Copy with slip from publisher tipped in. Lower edges of cloth boards slightly shelf rubbed, otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with light rubbing and one very tiny closed tear.

[Book #39921]       Price: $275.00
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THE PONDER HEART. Eudora Welty. THE PONDER HEART.
Joe Krush. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co. (1954). First edition. Drawings by Joe Krush. Near fine in dust jacket with spine ends and corners nicked and lightly rubbed, a touch of minor soiling, and faint dampstain on verso at base of spine (just visible along spine on rear panel).

[Book #46067]       Price: $150.00
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THE PONDER HEART. Eudora Welty. THE PONDER HEART.
Joe Krush. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1954). First edition. SIGNED by Welty on title page. Illustrated with drawings by Joe Krush. Very good with four light tape shadows on paper boards and rear endpaper a little rumpled with a shallow stain along outside edge and evidence of something removed near top. (Perhaps ex-library but there are no other signs.) In a near fine dust jacket with two inconspicuous tears and minor soiling to rear panel which is just slightly darkened along the lower edge.

[Book #51516]       Price: $300.00
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SOLDIERS' WOMEN. Otto Bernhard Wendler. SOLDIERS' WOMEN.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1930. First edition. "A poignant story of the effect on men and women of the enforced separation of the sexes in wartime." Translated from the German by Ian F. D. Morrow. Cloth at top of spine a bit creased, otherwise very good, in dust jacket with two fingernail sized chips at top of spine, not affecting any lettering, and a few small chips and closed tears. Still, an attractive vintage jacket.

[Book #49387]       Price: $350.00
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IMAGES OF TRUTH: Remembrances and Criticism. Glenway Wescott. IMAGES OF TRUTH: Remembrances and Criticism.
New York: Harper & Row, (1962). First edition. SIGNED and INSCRIBED on front free endpaper, "For Stan Peckham my elector and sponsor, with friendly compliments upon my first visit to Denver, Glenway W." Wescott, a flamboyant writer who also worked with Alfred Kinsey in his studies on homosexuality, was elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1947 and Peckham was book editior at the Denver Post his and one of the original Newsday assistant editors (information furnished by a friend of Peckham's, Nancy Burkhart). Light edge rubbing, otherwise fine in dust jacket with a few short closed edge tears and a few light creases at spine ends. A bright copy of this collection of critical essays and reminiscences about his friendships with and admiration for Katherine Anne Porter, Somerset Maugham, Colette, Isak Dinesen, Thomas Mann, and Thornton Wilder.

[Book #34889]       Price: $100.00
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NATIVES OF ROCK: XX Poems: 1921-1922. Glenway Wescott. NATIVES OF ROCK: XX Poems: 1921-1922.
Pamela Bianco. New York: Francesco Bianco, (1926). First edition. Number 174 of 500 numbered copies (of 550 total). Decorations by Pamela Bianco.Fine in brown paper boards with gilt lettering and decoration on front and spine. In original glassine with few chips and tears and a fine example of the original box.

[Book #53543]       Price: $75.00
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A MIRROR FOR THE SKY: An Opera Based on an Original Conception of Raoul Pene DuBois for Portraying the Life of Audubon in a Musical Drama. Jessamyn West. A MIRROR FOR THE SKY: An Opera Based on an Original Conception of Raoul Pene DuBois for Portraying the Life of Audubon in a Musical Drama.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1948). First editon. Fine in dust jacket with shallow chipping to spine ends and tips, and a 1/4" deep by 1" wide chip in upper edge of rear panel. A very bright, attractive copy. With costume sketches by Raoul Pene duBois.

[Book #33370]       Price: $60.00
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CLAIR DE LUNE And Other Troubadour Romances. Michael West. CLAIR DE LUNE And Other Troubadour Romances.
Evelyn Paul. [London]: George G. Harrap & Co. [no-date]. Presumed first edition. Illustrated by Evelyn Paul. Music by Alfred Mereer. Very good with some soiling and rubbing on covers. The pages are fragile, with small chips on orners of endpapers. Small name on front endpaper. Scarce.

[Book #39849]       Price: $100.00
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APG 199.0 (2007). Nathanael West. APG 199.0 (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.
[Book #43929]       Price: $3.00
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A LETTER TO A GRANDFATHER. Rebecca West. A LETTER TO A GRANDFATHER.
London: Hogarth Press, 1933. First edition. Penciled note to margin p.5, paperwraps a bit tanned, edges slightly chipped, and some soiling to back cover, otherwise very good. FICTIONAL LETTER ABOUT A MUTUAL GIFT FOR SEEING VISIONS.

[Book #47394]       Price: $45.00
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CAPTAINS ALL. Albert Richard Wetjen. CAPTAINS ALL.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924. First U.S. edition. The first collection of Wetjen's best sea-faring stories, mostly from magazines such as Collier's and Saturday Evening Post. Light sunning to the spine and a very little bumping to the extremities, otherwise near fine in lightly soiled dust jacket darkened at spine and with spine ends chipped and faded.

[Book #47434]       Price: $100.00
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LAST OF THE GREAT SCOUTS: BUFFALO BILL. Helen Cody Wetmore, Zane Grey. LAST OF THE GREAT SCOUTS: BUFFALO BILL.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1918). Reprint of 1899 classic with a foreword and conclusion by Zane Grey. Near fine with light rubbing to the corners and bottom of the spine. In an also near fine dust jacket with one small closed tear to the bottom of the rear panel and minimal wear to the edges.

[Book #51188]       Price: $60.00
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IT TAKES A MAN TO CRY. Steve Whalen. IT TAKES A MAN TO CRY.
New York: Desmond Elliott Publisher, Ltd. (1980). First edition. Uncorrected proof. A raw novel about the courageous firefighters at a Brooklyn firehouse. Corrections marked in pen throughout the proof. Bottom page edges marked with title in ink. Somewhat soiled, corners bumped a bit, spine ends rubbed, creased at back top corner, otherwise very good in yellow paperwraps.

[Book #47310]       Price: $100.00
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ETHAN FROME: A Dramatization Of Edith Wharton's Novel. Edith Wharton, Owen Davis, Donald Davis. ETHAN FROME: A Dramatization Of Edith Wharton's Novel.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. Foreword by Wharton. This play was suggested by a dramatization by Lowell Barrington, according to the title page. Some offsetting to endpapers, rubbing to board edges, spine lightly sunned, otherwise near fine, lacking the dust jacket.

[Book #47395]       Price: $60.00
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APG 173.1 (2004). Edith Wharton. APG 173.1 (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 #22909]       Price: $22.50
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