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About Those Roses or How Not to Do a Play and Succeed. AND the Test of The Subject Was Roses

By Gilroy, Frank D.

New York: Random House, 1965. Very mild, offset tanning to endpapers from dust jacket flaps, else near fine in very good plus, price-clipped dust jacket, with partial removed price-sticker at top of front flap; foxing to front and rear flaps.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.


Winter Orchard, and Other Stories
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Winter Orchard, and Other Stories

By Johnson, Josephine

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1935. The Pulitzer Prize winning author's second book. Beige linen cloth color illustration on Japenese paper pasted to front, black and red lettered Japanese paper label on spine. 8vo. 308pp. Very mild soiling, tanning to endpapers, else a square, tightly bound, sharp cornered near fine book in detached dust jacket, missing the spine portion. . First Edition. Hard Cover.


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By Arensberg, Ann

New York: Knopf, 1980. A Fine copy of the author's first book which won the 1981 National Book Award for Best First Novel. The dust jacket is crisp and very near fine. Laid in is a letter from Laurie Colwin's friend, editor Alice Quinn, to Susan Isaacs, passionately recommending SISTER WOLF.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.


Independence Day

By Ford, Richard

New York: Knopf, 1995. First issue: "with" missing from page 289, line 21. A touch of wear to spine ends, faint foxing to top edges, else a crisp, fresh, tightly bound fine copy of the author's Pulitzer Prize winning novel, SIGNED by him on title page, in near fine dust jacket, with two short tears (1/4" and 1/2"), and small dampstain to inside of dust jacket, not externally visible.. Signed by Author. First Edition (stated). Hardcover.



By Stone, Robert

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. The authors award winning first book, a near fine copy with a touch of wear to bottom cover edges, in the first issue dust jacket, with Stegner quote, and photo of Stone holding a cup of coffee. The jacket is very good, or better; price clipped, shows some light wear to tips and spine ends, and one tiny chip to spine bottom; some scattered light rubbing.. First Printing (stated). Hard Cover.



By Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: Vanguard, 1969. The author's National Book Award winning novel. Inscribed on the title page, "For Herb/as always/ Joyce," dated 6/26/80. Presumably Herb Yellin's copy, the publisher of Lord John Press, who published several of Ms. Oates' books, including its first publication, "Abandoned Airfield," a broadside, in 1977. Very mild sunning to extreme cover edges, mild crease to spine crown cloth, near fine in clean, very good plus dust jacket, with mild creasing to upper front panel, slight wear and nick to spine crown, tiny (1/4") tear to front flap at the fold.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus.



By Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: Vanguard, 1969. Signed "JC Oates" on the title page. Former owner's large name neatly scripted on front flyleaf, else a lovely, very near fine copy of the author's National Book Award winning novel, in crisp and clean, very good, or better dust jacket, with a few tiny veiny creases, small chip and light wear to top edge of rear panel.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover.


The Old Forest & Other Stories
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The Old Forest & Other Stories

By Taylor, Peter

New York: Dial, 1985. Fine in very close to fine dust jacket, with miniscule wear. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award.. First Edition. Hardcover.



By Kramm, Joseph.

NY: Random House, 1952. First. Pulitzer Prize for best drama. A slightly cocked, very good copy in dust soiled dust jacket.. First Edition.



By Wasilewska, Wanda

Simon & Schuster, 1944. About fine in very good to near fine dust jacket, with spots of light rubbing, and touch of soiling to rear panel. The author's fourth novel, and winner of the Stalin Prize for Literature.. 1ST U.S. ED.. Hard Cover.