New York: Random House, 1962. Hardcover. First edition. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Light chipping to the head and foot of the dust jacket. The author's second book and first novel. Signed by Philip Roth on a publisher's colophon sheet that has been laid into the book. Signed by the author.
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New York: Macmillan, 1977. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Light browning to the edges of the front and rear jacket flaps. A celebration of being black and being a woman, told in poetry and prose, first presented at the Bacchanal, a woman's bar outside Berkeley, Calif. She called the performances choreopoem. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page.
New York: Viking Press, 1939. Hardcover. First edition. A lovely copy of Steinbeck's classic work of the dispossessed and hopeful. A near fine book with minor soiling to the edges of the boards. First edition statement on the copyright page. Oatmeal pictorial cloth stamped in brown. Battle Hymn of the Republic end papers. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1940 and one of the most important American novels of the 20th century. With facsimile dust jacket.
New York: Little, Brown and Co., 1971. Limited edition. A fine book in a fine jacket. ††Price of $19.95 on the front flap. A limited edition (designated as 25th printing) for the friends of the author and the publisher Little, Brown and Co. and issued to coincide with the release of an ABC network television miniseries. Signed by the author on the publisher's limitation page. A bright and tight copy of this large book, weighing in at 885 pages.† The first of Wouk's two epic novels of World War II. ††Signed copies of this first installment have become quite uncommon.
New York: Scribner, 1958. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. This book contains short stories by Richard Yates, Gina Berriault, B. L. Barrett and Seymour Epstein and was published before any of the writers had published a book. The Yates stories are: The Best of Everything, Jody Rolled the Bones, Fun with a Stranger and A Really Good Jazz Piano. The book was published three years before Yates debut novel, Revolutionary Road, was published. This is signed by Yates on the front free endpaper. A very uncommon book signed. Signed by the author.