Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a very good dust jacket. Some wear the extremities and a the foot of the jacket spine. Ink mark on front panel. The author's first book. First state jacket with Wallace Stegner blurb on the front flap and Stone photo on rear panel. Winner of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award. The story of Reinhardt, a musician who falls in with two marginal castoffs in New Orleans and who eventually run afoul of right wing political groups. The novel was later made into a forgettable film called WUSA. Signed by Stone on the title page. Signed by the author.
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New York: Random House, 1960. Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A lovely copy. The third novel by the author of The Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice. Set in a village along the Amalfi Coast of Italy, the novel deals with some of Styron's most favored themes--evil and redemption, and class standing and artistic license. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: Vantage Press, 1978. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Rubbing to the rear panel of the jacket and minor wear to the head and foot. The story of Juan Corona who was convicted of murdering 25 migrant farmworkers who worked in the Yuba City area. Sign and inscribed by the author on the front endpaper. An uncommon signed book.
New York: Stein & Day, 1977. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Wear at the head and foot of the jacket spine and extremities. Price clipped. Some foxing to the end pages. The story of the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 and those who experienced it in the air and on the ground. Signed and inscribed by Colonel Paul Tibbets, the pilot, and and Tom Ferrebe, bombardier, on the front free endpaper in 1987 and inscribed by Jacob Beser, the radar operator below his photo. Signed by the author.
New York: Knopf, 1969. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a close to fine dust jacket. Light wear to the extremities. In this signed trade edition Updike takes stock of his life in this his third poetry collection. Most signed copies of this book are special publisher's editions and not a trade copy. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: Farrar Straus Grioux, 2018. Hardcover. Limited edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Housed in a blue slipcase in shrinkwrap that has not been opened. Comes with a separate booklet containing an interview with the author. Part of the Powells Bookstore Indiespendable program. Signed by the author.
New York: Ecco, 2015. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book without dust jacket, as issued. Housed in special, cardboard slipcase. Part of the Powells Bookstore Indiespensable program. Still in the original shrink-wrap. Comes with a small pamphlet containing an interview with the author. Signed by the author.