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CARRYING THE FIRE: An Astronaut's Journeys; [Association copy, inscribed to his copy editor]
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CARRYING THE FIRE: An Astronaut's Journeys; [Association copy, inscribed to his copy editor]

by Collins, Michael

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1974). First edition. Autobiography of the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 astronaut, INSCRIBED TO HIS COPY EDITOR on front endpaper, "For Carmen Gomez-plata,/ with all good wishes -/ Michael Collins." Carmen Gomezplata, for decades the chief copy editor at Farrar Straus, was known for her professionalism combined with a personal touch (Madeleine L'Engle… Read more about this item
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IRISH EXILE: (An Irish American returned from his seventh visit "Home"); [broadside poem, inscribed by the poet to the printer]

by Drew, Fraser

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1981)
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(Amador City: Quintessence Publications, 1981). First edition. Number 4 of 100 numbered copies, per the colophon. Drew's poem printed by Marlan Beilke at his Quintessence press, inscribed beneath the colophon on verso, "For Marlan Beilke, who prints my Irish poem, teaches me ever more about our poet Jeffers, brightens my life with his fun and wit and friendship, and… Read more about this item
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MY SILK PURSE AND YOURS: The Publishing Scene and American Literary Art; [Inscribed association copy]

by Garrett, George

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Columbia: University of Missouri Press, (1992). First edition. Collection of essays and reviews. INSCRIBED BY GARRETT on title page, "For Walter/ with admiration &/ all best/ wishes/ G" and signed in full above his crossed-out, printed name. Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern literature, and founding member of The Fellowship of… Read more about this item
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OR ELSE -- Poem/Poems 1968-1974; [Association copy, inscribed]

by Warren, Robert Penn

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New York: Random House, (1974). First edition. INSCRIBED BY WARREN in characteristic red ink on title page, "To/ Walter & Jane/ affectionate greetings/ Red/ [underline]/ Fairfield, December 1, 1974/ [underline]." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern literature and -- along with Warren -- one of the founding members of The Fellowship… Read more about this item
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BEING HERE: Poetry 1977-1980; [Association copy, inscribed]

by Warren, Robert Penn

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New York: Random House, (1980). First edition. INSCRIBED BY WARREN on front endpaper, "To/ Walter & Jane,/ in all friendship,/ Red/ Fairfield, Conn./ October 2, 1980," and with Warren's HAND-CORRECTION to date on dedication page. Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern literature and -- along with Warren -- one of the… Read more about this item
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THE SWIMMERS: and Other Selected Poems; [Inscribed association copy]

by Tate, Allen

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New York: Scribner's Sons, (1970). First edition. INSCRIBED BY TATE on front endpaper, "For Jane and Walter/ with love from/ Allen/ December 28, 1971." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern literature -- and the author of ALLEN TATE: A RECOLLECTION (1988), his reflections on Tate's literary life and their 30 years… Read more about this item
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THE STORIES OF ELIZABETH SPENCER; [Inscribed association copy]

by Spencer, Elizabeth

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1981
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Garden City: Doubleday, 1981. First edition. Foreword by Eudora Welty. INSCRIBED BY SPENCER on title page, "For Walter and Jane Sullivan/ With special affection/ Elizabeth/ 31 October 1987." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern literature and -- along with Spencer -- one of the founding members of The Fellowship of Southern… Read more about this item
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MEN WOMEN AND CHILDREN: Nine Stories; [Inscribed association copy]
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MEN WOMEN AND CHILDREN: Nine Stories; [Inscribed association copy]

by Sillitoe, Alan

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New York: Scribner's Sons, (1973). First U.S. edition. INSCRIBED BY SILLITOE on front endpaper, "All the good stuff/ came out of 'Mimic.'/ Written in one of Robert/ Graves' houses in Majorca/ 1971!/ Best wishes to Walter,/ and in sincere appreciation/ of his valuable work,/ from Alan/ 28th March 1985/ Nashville." Additionally signed in full on title page. Walter Sullivan… Read more about this item
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OUT OF THE WHIRLPOOL; [Inscribed association copy]

by Sillitoe, Alan

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New York: Harper & Row, (1988). First U.S. edition. Short novel about a young working-class man and wealthy middle-aged widow. ASSOCIATION COPY INSCRIBED BY SILLITOE on title page, "For Walter, who is one/ of the happy few,/ a tale from the depths,/ Alan Sillitoe/ Nashville,/ Queen of Cities, 17/4/90." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University… Read more about this item
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THE OXFORD BOOK OF SHORT STORIES: Chosen by V. S. Pritchett; [Inscribed association copy]

by Pritchett, V. S.

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1981
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. First U.S. edition. Collects over 40 English-language stories from "the wealth and variety of an art that spans some 200 years" (from the dust jacket). INSCRIBED BY PRITCHETT on front endpaper, "For Jane & Walter Sullivan/ affectionately from/ Dorothy & Victor Pritchett"; additionally signed "V. S. Pritchett" on title page. Walter Sullivan (1924-2006)… Read more about this item
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THE CHRISTMAS WIFE: Stories

by Norris, Helen

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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, (1985). First edition. The title story was the basis for the TV movie of the same name. INSCRIBED BY NORRIS on front endpaper, "For Jane and Walter/ Cordially/ Helen Norris." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, and authority on Southern literature. His wife, Jane Harrison Sullivan (1923-2022), taught English… Read more about this item
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MORE THAN SEVEN WATCHMEN

by Norris, Helen

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Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, (1985). First edition. Winner of the 1986 Christian Book Award's Gold Medallion for Fiction. INSCRIBED BY NORRIS on front endpaper, "For Jane and Walter/ with best wishes/ Helen Norris." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, and authority on Southern literature. His wife, Jane Harrison Sullivan (1923-2022), taught English literature… Read more about this item
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THE SIX-CORNERED SNOWFLAKE: and Other Poems; [Inscribed association copy]
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THE SIX-CORNERED SNOWFLAKE: and Other Poems; [Inscribed association copy]

by Nims, John Frederick

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(New York): New Directions, (1990). First edition. Simultaneous paperwraps issue. INSCRIBED BY NIMS on half-title page, "Snowy greetings but/ warm wishes to/ Jane & Walter/ -- John/ Jan. 14, '91." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern literature and one of the founding members of The Fellowship of Southern Writers. His wife,… Read more about this item
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SELECTED POEMS; [Inscribed association copy]

by Merwin, W. S.

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1988
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New York: Atheneum, 1988. First edition. Scare hardcover issue. INSCRIBED BY MERWIN on half-title page, "Warm and good wishes to/ Jane and Walter Sullivan/ Sewanee/ 1/22/90/ William." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern literature and one of the founding members of The Fellowship of Southern Writers. His wife, Jane Harrison Sullivan… Read more about this item
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FERRIS BEACH; [Inscribed association copy]
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FERRIS BEACH; [Inscribed association copy]

by McCorkle, Jill

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Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 1990. First edition. Her 4th book, a young girl's coming-of-age story -- "On one side is the pull of reason and safety. On the other, the lure of mystery and adventure" (from the cover). Uncorrected proof in yellow and black paperwraps. INSCRIBED on title page, "For Jane & Walter -/ With great admiration/ and pleasure… Read more about this item
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ANDREW NELSON LYTLE: A Bibliography 1920-1982; [Association copy, inscribed by Lytle and Wright]

by Wright, Stuart; Andrew Lytle; J. A. Bryant, Jr. (foreword by)

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Sewanee: The University of the South, 1982. First edition. INSCRIBED BY LYTLE on half-title page, "To Walter,/ out of the long/ [time?], in affection/ and Continued [inderlined]/ admiration - /Andrew Lytle/ Sewanee, Winter/ 1982"; and INSCRIBED BY WRIGHT on title page; "For Walter and Jane,/ with admiration and/ friendship -/ Stuart." AND SIGNED BY BRYANT at head of first… Read more about this item
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AN EXILE; [Inscribed association copy]
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AN EXILE; [Inscribed association copy]

by Jones, Madison

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New York: Viking Press, (1967). First edition. Basis for the 1970 film, "I Walk the Line," starring Gregory Peck and with soundtrack by Johnny Cash. INSCRIBED BY JONES on half-title page, "For Jane & Walter,/ With affectionate regards,/ Madison." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern literature, and founding member of The… Read more about this item
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LAST THINGS; [Inscribed association copy]

by Jones, Madison

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1989
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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989. First edition. "... the gripping story of a young man inexorably drawn into the drug underworld." -- from the dust jacket flap. INSCRIBED BY JONES on title page, "For Jane & Walter/ with best regards,/ Madison Jones/ 10/13/89." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern… Read more about this item
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A CRY OF ABSENCE; [Inscribed association copy]
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A CRY OF ABSENCE; [Inscribed association copy]

by Jones, Madison

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New York: Crown Publishers, (1971). First edition. His inexplicably scarce novel centering on race relations in the South. SIGNED BY JONES on title page, with ownership signature of Jane & Walter Sullivan on front endpaper, and publisher's "Compliments of .... sent at the author's request" slip laid in. Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor,… Read more about this item
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DOORS: Stories; [Inscribed association copy]

by Hoffman, William

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Columbia: University of Missouri Press, (1999). First edition. A paperback original. ASSOCIATION COPY INSCRIBED BY HOFFMAN on title page, "To/ the Sullivans/ &/ for/ our fellowship --/ William Hoffman/ 5/5/99." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern literature and one of the founding members of The Fellowship of Southern Writers to which… Read more about this item
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