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New Hope For the Dead
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New Hope For the Dead

By WILLEFORD, Charles

New York: St. Martin's, 1985. Second "Hoke Moseley" novel; typical spine fading; 244pp. Still, a beautiful tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$145.00

The Doris Lessing Reader

By LESSING, Doris

New York: Knopf, 1988. A great collection of short stories, excerpts from novels and essays by the recent recipient of the Nobel Prize; 635pp. A Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$35.00

Foe (Signed)

By COETZEE, J. M

NY: Viking, 1987. The first U.S. edition of this novel by the author of "Waiting for the Barbarians" and "Disgrace". Overall, a crisp, clean, unread copy. Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. Coetzee is a recent Nobel Prize Winner. . Signed by Author. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$190.00

The Marches (Inscr. & Signed)

By SCULLY, James

NY: HRW, 1967. The first edition of the poet's first book which went on to win the Lamont Poetry Selection for 1967. An association copy Inscribed and Signed by the author to the poet/critic John Brinnin in the year of publication. The inscription insinuates the Brinnin was a mentor to the poet.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$95.00

Charlie in the House of Rue

By COOVER, Robert

MASS: Penmaen Press, 1980. This is the first ed. ltd to 1000 copies (300 of which were signed). This copy is unsigned. Engravings by Jerome Kaplan. Published by Penmaen Press.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

Earthly Possessions (Signed)

By TYLER, Anne

NY: Knopf, 1977. Beautiful copy. Only flaw is slight fading to boards at top of book. The award winning author's seventh book by the author of "Accidental Tourist" and "The Clock Winder". Signed by author on a bookplate affixed to the half title page. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$155.00

Talk Stories (Inscr./Signed)

By ROSS, Lillian

NY: Simon & Schuster, 1966. Housed in a VG+ dustwrapper that some darkness to extremes of book (from a previous dustwrapper protector). Inscribed and signed to Jerry Mayro, a NYC bookseller. A tight clean copy of a rather hard-to-find book by Ms. Ross.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+.

$85.00

The Safety of Objects (Signed)

By HOMES, A.M

NY: Norton, 1990. This is the first edition of the author's second book. Boldly SIGNED by the author on the title page. By the author of "Jack".. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$45.00

Journals 1939-1983 (Signed)

By SPENDER, Stephen

PA: Franklin Library, 1985. Bound in red leather with gold stamping. This is the SIGNED Franklin Mint ed. and, thus the true first Amer. ed. 485 pp. + index, etc. Beautiful copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket -- As Published.

$65.00

The Rose Tattoo

By WILLIAMS, Tennessee

NY: New Directions, 1950. Dustwrapper shows light chipping, but is overall bright and "rosy". The true first edition (stated) in the rose colored binding. Endpapers professionally restored. A most acceptable copy of a scarce Tennessee Williams first edition. Basis for the 1955 Daniel Mann movie that starred Burt Lancaster and Anna Magnani.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$195.00

The Night in Question (Signed, Ltd.)

By WOLFF, Tobias

NY: Knopf, 1996. Housed in a Fine wraparound dustwrapper (that maintains its original seal). The first story of this (eventual) collection of stories in the signed, limited edition. Published in tan cloth. Nice production.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$45.00

Pens and Needles

By UPDIKE, John

Boston: Gambit, 1969. Housed in a VG+ white d.w. that shows minimal scraping and edgewear, but is overall bright and clean. This is the first trade edition of this somewhat scarce Updike/David Levine title -- a book of Literary Caricatures. Preceeded by a signed, ltd. edition.. First Trade. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.

$45.00

Wall of Glass
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Wall of Glass

By SATTERTHWAIT, Walter

NY: St. Martin's, 1987. Book has had endpapers professionally restored. The first edition of the author's first book with a SIGNED 3" X 5" slip of paper laid in. Shows beautifully and priced accordingly.. Signed Card. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/Fine.

$165.00

I Was Amelia Earhart (Signed)

By MENDELSOHN, Jane

NY: Knopf, 1996. An "As New" first edition of this, the author's highly-acclaimed first book. Boldly signed on the title page by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$55.00

The Sweet Forever (Signed Twice)

By PELECANOS, George P

MA: Little, Brown & Co., 1998. The first edition signed twice by the author. Once on a "tipped-in" page and once on the title page. Beautiful copy!. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$75.00

Wabash (With Signed Slip Laid In)

By BUTLER, Robert Olen

NY: Knopf, 1987. The author's fifth book. Published by Knopf. This copy has a 3X5 SIGNED Knopf notecard paperclipped in from the author to a reviewer re: his great interview on Butler's previous book. Nice association copy. . Signed Card. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$75.00

Larry's Party (Signed)

By SHIELDS, Carol

USA: Random House Canada, 1997. The first Canadian edition of this novel by the author of The Stone Diaries (which won the National Book Critics Circle Award). SIGNED by the author on the title page.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$45.00