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    John Adams by McCullough, David

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Book. Very Good +. Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 751 pp. 3rd ptg. Brown boards, light soil on page ends, slight bow to spine. Illustrated endpapers. B&W photographs. Illustrated black dj, minor edge/corner wear, light soil, a mylar cover. Heavy, may need additional postage..



    OUR TOWN by WILDER, Thornton

    New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., (1938). First Edition. Hardcover. With none of the sunning typically found on the covers. Fine in a Near Fine, complete dustwrapper with only mild chipping to the spine tips. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and a touchstone of American theater. After reading this play, Albert Einstein wrote a letter to Wilder comparing OUR TOWN to Homer's ODYSSEY and Shakespeare's HAMLET, stating: "That an American of the present day can create with such delicacy and detachment touches the soul like a miracle."



    Dragon's Teeth (First Edition, self-published issue) by Sinclair, Upton

    New Yorkand Pasadena: Self published, 1942. First Edition. First Edition. The uncommon author's self-published edition, published by Sinclair in January 1942 simultaneous to the Viking trade edition, and with "Published by the Author" on the title page as called for. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. About Fine and unread in a Very Good plus example of the scarce dust jacket. Spine ends and two corners lightly bumped, else book is bright and Fine, with a deep red topstain. Jacket is lightly rubbed, with small chips to the spine ends and corners and a few short closed tears to the top edge. Housed in a custom clamshell box. An attractive copy, scarce in any condition. Ahouse, p. 104.



    The Restless Universe by Born, Max

    New York/ London: Harper & Brothers, 1936. Popular but deep account of gasses, particles, atoms, & nuclear physics. Born won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1954. First American edition, from British sheets. Hardcover, full purple cloth, paper spine label, black titling. Light wear to book, but several ugly water-spots on the front cover, which is lightly curved; corners lightly bumped & rubbed; spine faded, label chipped & tanned; no jacket; free endsheet with scuff & faint stain. Text clean; [10], 278 pages, figures, b/w plates.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Dr. Otto Koenigsberger. Quarto.



    Through the ivory gate; a novel by Dove, Rita

    New York: Pantheon Books, 1992. Hardcover. 278p., first edition, unclipped dj, very good condition. Pulitzer Prize-winning African American poet/novelist.



    The Executioner's Song (Signed First Edition) by Mailer, Norman

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1979. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page: "To --- --- / for his collection / Norman Mailer / Oct. '91." A presentable copy. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and basis for the superb television film about the life of Gary Gilmore, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Christine Lahti and Roseanne Arquette. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Light foxing to the front page edge. Jacket lightly edgeworn, with two short closed tears and accompanying crease to the crown, and light foxing to the verso.



    THE NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS OF ITALY (1906-2002) by Attura, Azar [preface by Anne Paolucci]

    [Smyrna]: [published for The Bagehot Council by Griffon House Publications] [2003]. Near Fine. 2003. First Edition. Trade Paperback. 1932107037 . First edition. 64 pages, illustrated. Near Fine or better copy. .



    The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (First Edition, review copy) by Taylor, Robert Lewis

    Garden City: Doubleday, 1958. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's materials laid in. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and basis for the 1963 television series of the same name about the California gold rush. Just about Fine and unread in a bright, price clipped Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket has light rubbing at the extremities, with mild toning to the spine, else a brighter copy than often found.



    Science: The Center of Culture by Rabi, I. I

    New York/Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1970. Nobel Prize-winning physicist urges cooperation between the sciences & the humanities to reduce the threat of nuclear war. One of the publisher's 'Perspectives in Humanism' series. Stated first printing (first edition). Hardcover, full grey cloth, black titling. Light wear to book; jacket spine lightly tanned. Text clean; xx, 156 pages; index. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo.




    New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1996). First Edition. Wraps. Light soiling. Publicist's business card stapled to title page. Near Fine. Printed tan wraps. The uncorrected proof of his Pulitzer Prize winning book.



    The Grapes of Wrath by Steinbeck, John

    first edition. NY, Viking, 1939, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. His masterpiece and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in the correct first issue dust jacket as illustrated by Elmer Hader, this is an Author Presentation/Association Copy being inscribed to Vincent Sheean ("For Vincent Sheean/John Steinbeck"), Sheean was a published author as well as a newspaper reporter who was a favorite drinking buddy of Ernest Hemingway and who had a knack of being in the right place at the right time for news events, he is mentioned in a Hemingway-related story in Jack Benson's biography of Steinbeck (The True Adventures of John Steinbeck, Writer), below Steinbeck's inscription Sheean has written "Although it is signed to me, Mr. Steinbeck/intended this book to go for/the Spanish intellectuals/in exile--/Vincent Sheean," signed presentation copies of The Grapes of Wrath are scarce, Goldstone & Payne A12a, see Morrow 106. Very good indeed, now housed in a custom clamshell case.



    You've Got Murder by Andrews, Donna

    New York: Berkley, 2002. First book featuring Turing Hopper, crime-solving AI; Agatha Award-winner. Stated first edition (first printing) with full number string. Hardcover, blue-green spine over black boards, gilt titling. Light wear to book & jacket, minor rubbing to spine ends; near fine. Text clean; vi, 298 pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Small Octavo.



    Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part One: Perestroika (First Edition) by Kushner, Tony

    New York: Theatre (Theater) Communications Group, 1994. First Edition. First Edition. The second volume of Kushner's epic, award-winning play, a landmark in American theatre and the basis for the 2003 HBO film directed by Mike Nichols and starring Al Pacino, Meryl Streep and Emma Thompson. Kushner later wrote the screenplay for the 2012 Steven Spielberg film, "Lincoln," starring Daniel Day Lewis. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Near Fine, with light foxing to the top page edge, in a Near Fine dust jacket.



    The Yearling by Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. Pulitzer Prize edition of this classic novel of a poor boy & his pet fawn, newly illustrated by Wyeth. Stout hardcover, full tan cloth, brown titling & decoration. Light general wear, some foxing to covers; jacket price-clipped, edgeworn with chips and short tears, spine lightly tanned; missing large chunk from lower front cover, removing most of Wyeth's name; ink name & note inside front cover. Later printing. Text clean; viii, [2], 400 pages, 14 full color plates by Wyeth, plus full-color endsheets.. Later Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by N. C. Wyeth. 6½" by 9".



    His Family (First Edition) by Poole, Ernest

    New York: Macmillan, 1917. First Edition. First Edition. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Ex-library copy, with only a few of the defects usually associated with such copies. Very Good plus, with circulation slip to the front pastedown, and with a few light splashes to the boards. Rear panel and flap of the scarce dust jacket present, with cello tape to a few closed tears at the verso, and with much of the front flap pasted down to the front endpaper. Uncommon in any condition, let alone so sharp.



    EROSION by GRAHAM, Jorie

    Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983. First edition. Paperback. Fine. 8vo. Fine in wraps. Bright, clean and sharp overall. First edition / printing (simultaneous with hardcover) of Graham's second collection of verse. Poet is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant. 83pp.



    March (First Edition) by Brooks, Geraldine

    New York: The Viking Press, 2005. First Edition. First Edition. Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. The lightest bump to the crown, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.

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