New York: The Century Co., 1932. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Stated first American edition. Soiling to the top page edges, wear at the head and foot of the jacket spine and light wear at the extremities. The author, a pilot himself tells a story of the men who flew night mail planes from Patagonia, Chile, and Paraguay to Argentina in the early days of commercial aviation. Saint-Exupery would later write The Little Prince, but die in World War II Preface by Andre Gide' and translated by Stuart Gilbert. The author's first book.
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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.
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.
London: Andre Deutsch, 1962. Hardcover. First British edition. This is the uncommon British edition of Yate's masterful novel. A close to fine book in a very good plus dust jacket. Foxing on the page edges. Some wear at the extremities of the jacket and at the head and foot of the jacket spine. A short closed tear on the top of the rear panel. Price of 18s net is present on the front flap.