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Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner
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Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner

By Toole, F. X

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Ecco Press, 2000. A tiny bit of wear to bottom spine end. Remainder stripe to bottom edge. The first edition of this collection of true boxing stories, basis for Clint Eastwood's acclaimed 2004 film, Million Dollar Baby (which is the title of one of the stories in the collection). . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$27.50

October Ferry to Gabriola (Review Copy)

By LOWRY, Malcolm

NY: World, 1970. Light dampstaining to top of front panel of book. Overall, a bright, clean copy of the first edition of this, the author's last novel published posthumously. Review Slip laid in. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/Near Fine. Review Copy.

$65.00

In the Penny Arcade (Signed)

By MILLHAUSER, Steven

NY: Knopf, 1986. Beautiful copy of the first edition of this, the author's third book. Millhauser went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for "Martin Dressler". Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$85.00

The Nirvana Blues
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The Nirvana Blues

By Nichols, John

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Company, LLC, 1981. The first edition of this, the author's sixth novel. Nichols is author of the important "The Milagro Beanfield War". . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

Summer and Smoke (A Play in Two Parts)

By WILLIAMS, Tennessee

NY: New Directions, 1948. Endpapers professionally restored and book tightened. In a VG+ bright first state d.w. with three reviews on back flap. Book shows a little sunning, dustwrapper very light scuffing to spine. Overall, a tight, clean copy of the first ed. of this, Mr. Williams' fifth play. .. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+.

$110.00

The Burnt Ones

By WHITE, Patrick

NY: Viking, 1964. The first U.S. edition of this rather hard-to-find novel by the Nobel Prize winning Australian author. Unusually nice copy in dustwrapper of this rather scarce White first edition. White won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$75.00

Mama

By MCMILLAN, Terry

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. Housed is a Near Fine price-clipped dustwrapper that shows minor shade marking to front panel. Endpapers professionally restored. A very nice copy of the first edition of the African-American author's scarce first book. Tight, bright and clean. Author-Signed 5" X 7" photo laid in.. Signed Photo Laid in. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine -- Price-Clipped.

$145.00

Edwin Mullhouse, Life & Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 (Signed)

By MILLHAUSER, Steven

London: RKP, 1979. Dust jacket shows a very small closed tear to top edge of spine. Overall a very nice copy of the first British edition of the author's first book. Subtitled "Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright". Millhauser won the Pulitzer Prize in 1996 for "Martin Dressler". Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. . Signed by Author. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine -- Price-Clipped.

$125.00

The Bride of the Innisfallen (Signed)

By WELTY, Eudora

NY: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1955. Housed in a Near Fine dustwrapper that shows light scuffing to extremes. First edition of the second state of the book. The unique quality of this book is that it is Inscribed and Signed by Ms. Welty on the ffep., Signed on the title page AND has a one-page ANS in handwritten envelope from Ms. Welty to Ms. Parker taped to the ffep.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$555.00