Boston: Little, Brown. 1934. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Bright red top stain. Some push to the spine ends. and minor foxing to the rear endpapers. Wear to the extremities of the jacket chipping to the head of the jacket. A mild bit of toning and soiling to the rear panel of the jacket. As Will Self wrote in an essay several years ago: ì 'Journey,' published in 1932, burst like a bombshell on the Parisian literary scene, garnering huge sales and almost winning the Prix Goncourt." Price clipped.
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Toronto: S. J. Reginald Saunders & Co., 1949. Hardcover. First Canadian Edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Four corners clipped but price of $3.00 is present on the jacket flap. A lovely copy of the blue variant dust jacket. Owner name on front free end paper. Orwell's classic novel of a totalitarian state and the battle of wills between Big Brother and Winston Smith.
New York: Doubleday, 1953. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. This is a novel loosely based on Viertel's experience in Africa with John Huston during the filming of the African Queen. Viertel was a screen writer whose credits included The African Queen and The Sun Also Rises. This book was turned into a film in 1990 that starred Clint Eastwood.
New York: Macmillan, 1960. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good plus jacket. Corners of the front jacket flap are clipped but the price of $3.95 is present on the flap. Some rubbing to the rear panel and a short closed tear at the top of the rear panel. One of the nicer copies of this book that you will find. Pages browned, as is common with this title. Overall a very collectible copy. Stated first printing. This is Williams's second novel, a revisionist history of the settling of the West that involves three men who set out on a buffalo hunt and in an orgy of killing find themselves forever changed. Williams was the author of the novels, Stoner, and Augustus which won the National Book Award.