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    John Adams by McCullough, David Willis

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Comprehensive modern biography, illustrated in both color and in black and white. Brown boards with black cloth spine. 751 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book has minor rubbing to the spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, crease to far outer edge of half-title, clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and also has very minor rubbing to the spine ends, no chips or tears.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Interpreter of Maladies (First Edition) by Lahiri, Jhumpa

    New York: Houghton, Mifflin / Mariner, 1999. First Edition. First Edition, and the true First of this paperback original. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Fine condition, in illustrated wrappers as issued. A pristine, unread copy. Housed in a custom four-flap chemise.


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    Early Autumn (Signed First Edition) by Bromfield, Louis

    New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1926. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on a pasted-down note to the front endpaper: "For Sydney Williams / With the very best of the author, who wishes he were here in the land of good wines / Louis Bromfield." Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Near Fine in a moderately restored dust jacket that presents as Near Fine. Light foxing to some of the page edges, with the bottom two corners bumped. Jacket has professional restoration, largely at the spine and corners, with a few unobtrusive short closed tears at the extremities. Difficult to find in any jacket, let alone signed.


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    In This Our Life (First Edition) by Glasgow, Ellen

    New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1941. First Edition. First Edition. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Just about Fine and unread in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket has light dampstaining and foxing, visible predominantly at the verso, and rubbing to the gilt of the spine. Altogether a sharp, attractive copy.


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    CHINA TRACE by WRIGHT, Charles

    Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1977). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 8vo. Full grey cloth. In original illustrated jacket. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to first endpaper: "For Charlie, / Who continues / to show me the / way - / from / Charles / April 1978." SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR again to title page. Trace jacket wear near spine extremities, tiny bits of foxing to outer page edge and a few interior leaves, else about fine throughout. Association copy of an early Wright book, inscribed to fellow Pulitzer Prize winner, Charles Simic. With three instances of marginalia in an unknown hand, though likely Simic's. 65pp.


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    FAMILY REUNION by ZIMMER, Paul

    Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, (1983). Second printing. Wraps. Very good +. 8vo. Perfect-bound glossy wraps. Very good plus. INSCRIBED by Zimmer to title page. Light touch of soil to rear wrapper; mild curling to covers; else about fine. Clean and unmarred throughout. 85pp. Collection of poems by Zimmer, which won the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters' 1985 Award for Literature.


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    Laughing Boy (First Edition, later issue jacket, Pulitzer Prize band) by La Farge, Oliver

    Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1929. First Edition. First Edition, with "1929" printed on the title page. In a second issue dust jacket, with two paragraphs of text on the front flap instead of four. With the scarce "Pulitzer Prize Winner" wraparound belly band. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket, Pulitzer belly band Near Fine. Light toning to the spine, else book just about Fine. Jacket has light toning and moderate spotting to the spine, resulting in a couple small pinhead tears. Band also has light toning, especially at the spine, else is about Fine.


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    To Kill a Mockingbird (First UK Edition) by Lee, Harper

    London: William Heinemann, 1960. First UK Edition. Basis for the 1962 Robert Mulligan film, starring Gregory Peck, and winner of three Academy Awards, as well as a nomination for the Palme d'Or at Cannes the following year. Very Good plus in a bright, Very Good dust jacket. Slight lean, light foxing to the page edges and endpapers. Jacket is slightly wrinkled, with a few faint dampstains to the flaps, and expert Japanese tissue reinforcement to the flap folds. National Film Registry.


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    The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love (Signed First Edition) by Hijuelos, Oscar

    New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux [FSG], 1989. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: "For Paul -- / With songs of love / Oscar Hijuelos." Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and basis for 1992 Arne Glimcher film starring Armand Assante and Antonio Banderas. Foxing to the top page edges, and light toning to the jacket, else Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.


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    Late Wife by Emerson, Claudia

    Baton Rouge, La: Louisiana State University Press. Near Fine. 2005. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0807130842 . First paperback printing, also issued simultaneously in hardcover. A woman explores her disappearance from one life and reappearance in another in a series of epistolary poems. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize label on the front cover. ; Southern Messenger Poets Series .


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    To Kill a Mockingbird (First UK Edition) by Lee, Harper

    London: William Heinemann, 1960. First UK Edition. Basis for the 1962 Robert Mulligan film, starring Gregory Peck, and winner of three Academy Awards, as well as a nomination for the Palme d'Or at Cannes the following year. Near Fine with a slight lean, in a bright Near Fine dust jacket. National Film Registry.


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    Honey in the Horn (First Edition) by Davis, H.L

    New York: Harper and Brothers, 1935. First Edition. First Edition. Winner of both the 1935 Harper Prize and the Pulitzer Prize. Very Good plus in a Very Good, unclipped first state dust jacket. Book has light foxing to the boards and page edges, with toning to two pages where a laid-in newspaper clipping on the Pulitzer Prize win has aged. Rear flap detached from the fragile jacket, and front flap detached, with a few tiny chips at the spine ends. Still a clean, presentable copy. Housed in a custom clamshell box.


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    The Caine Mutiny (Collection of 3 photographs from the 1954 film) by Dmytryk, Edward (director); Herman Wouk (novel); Stanley Roberts and Michael Blankfort (screenwriter); Humphrey Bogart, Fred MacMurray, Jose Ferrer, Van Johnson (starring)

    Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1954. Collection of 3 vintage black-and-white still photographs from the 1954 film. Mimeograph snipes unattached (but present) from the versos of two of the stills. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Herman Wouk, about a WWII ship captain who is removed from his command, something the US Navy has never experienced, and the consequences of the apparent mutiny. Nominated for multiple Academy awards. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Glue swathes on the versos, else Near Fine.


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    Scarlet Sister Mary (First Edition) by Peterkin, Julia

    New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1928. First Edition. First Edition, in a later printing dust jacket. Jacket has a different design than that of the first printing, red with black titles and a yellow printed Pulitzer Prize Novel band. Winner of the 1929 Pulitzer Prize and Peterkin's most important book, with dialogue written in the Gullah dialect of South Carolina. Very Good plus in an unclipped second state Very Good plus dust jacket. Light fading to the spine and topstain, with owner name to the second blank. Jacket is lightly rubbed, with mild wear at the extremities.


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    $825.00

    Years of Grace (Signed Hardcover) by Barnes, Margaret Ayer

    Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1931. Later printing. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "For Virginia Allan / from Margaret Ayer Barnes." Winner of the 1931 Pulitzer Prize for Literature. Barnes also wrote "Dishonored Lady," a play twice adapted to film. Beginning in the 1890s, the story follows an upper-middle class girl from youth to adulthood, struggling within a changing society and and the heroine's efforts to uphold conventional morality. About Very Good plus, lacking the scarce dust jacket. Owner bookplate matching the inscription to the front pastedown, with moderate dampstaining to the rear board, light splashes to the spine and front board, and a small attractive repair to the heel. Interior tight and clean. A presentable copy of a title seldom found signed.


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    The Yearling (Original screenplay for the 1946 film, December 1944 draft) by Brown, Clarence (director); Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (novel); Paul Osborn (screenwriter); Sidney Franklin (producer); Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Claude Jarman, Jr., Chill Wills (starring)

    Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1944. Temporary Complete script for the 1946 film. Based on the 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, about a young boy and his relationship with a rescued fawn. Gregory Peck and Jane Wyman were both nominated for Oscars for their starring roles, and Claud Jarman, Jr. (in his first acting role) made a lasting impression as a confident young man coming to terms with responsibility. Stamped on the front wrapper is the "SAVE FILM! / HELP WIN THE WAR!" statement often seen on wartime scripts. Blue titled wrappers, noted as TEMPORARY COMPLETE on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 26, dated 12-7-44, with credits for producer Sidney Franklin. Title page not present. 174 leaves, mimeograph, with white revision pages throughout, dated variously between 12-8-44 and 3-15-45. Pages Good plus, wrapper Good plus bound with two gold brads.


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    COLLECTED POEMS by MOORE, Marianne

    New York: Macmillan, 1951. First American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Very good in like jacket. Some bumping and edgewear to book. Lacking errata. DJ toned at spine. with tear at upper fold. Mild Edgeweat. Unlcipped. First American edtition of Moore's COLLECTED POEMS, which won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Preceded by the first UK edition as well as a suppressed printing using the British Sheets that was seized by US Customs. Only a handful of examples from that edition were issued, most as signed or review copies. [Abbott A10.b1].


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    The Green Pastures (Signed Limited Edition) by Connelly, Marc; Robert Edmond Jones (illustrations)

    New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1930. Limited Edition. One of 550 copies (this being No. 56) SIGNED by both Connelly and Jones. Basis for the film of the same name directed by Connelly and starring Rex Ingram and Eddie Anderson. Uncommon to find in jacket and slipcase. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Near Fine and unread, with uncut page edges, in a Very Good plus acetate dust jacket and Near Fine slipcase. Book has light toning to the spine; jacket is wrinkled, with chipping to the top edge of the front panel. An attractive copy.


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    You Can't Take It With You (Original script for the 1936 play, producer Sam Harris' copy) by Kaufman, George S. (director, playwright); Moss Hart (playwright); Sam Harris (producer); Ruth Attaway, Jess Barker (starring)

    New York: Booth Theater, 1936. Draft script for the 1936 play. Debuted at the Booth Theatre in New York City on December 14, 1936, and closing on December 3, 1938, for a total of 838 performances (including moves to the Imperial Theatre and the Ambassador Theatre). With rubber stamp belonging to producer Sam Harris to the front wrapper. A joyful celebration of the unusual lives of a family living in a large house in New York City. Winner of the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Its first film adaptation, directed by Frank Capra in 1928 and starring James Stewart and Lionel Barrymore, won the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director. Adapted again for television in 1979, then again in 1984 by the Public Broadcasting Service. Brown titled wrappers. Lacking title page. 107 leaves, with last page of text numbered "3-21," with a stage layout, eight Property Plot pages and three Light Plot pages bound in at the rear. Mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Good, bound with three gold brads.


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    The Shipping News (First Edition) by Proulx, E. Annie

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993. First Edition. First Edition. The author's most celebrated novel, winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and basis for the 2001 film, starring Julianne Moore and Kevin Spacey. Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. Small owner name to the front endpaper, with light fading to the top and bottom of the board edges. Jacket has light fading to the spine and a magnetic safety strip to the verso.


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    South Pacific (First Edition) by Rodgers, Richard; Oscar Hammerstein II; James Michener (novel)

    New York: Random House, 1949. First Edition. First Edition. Second issue with Joshua Logan's name removed from the copyright page. Pulitzer Prize-winning musical adapted from James Michener's novel "Tales of the South Pacific," which also won the Pulitzer Prize. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is complete, with a few tiny chips and short closed tears at the extremities, and with toning and the usual fading to the red letters on the spine panel. Hirschhorn, p. 362.


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    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.


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