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New York: Scribners, 1952. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good plus dust jacket. Light edge wear to the jacket and wear to the foot and spine of the dust jacket. Slight darkening to the jacket spine. Correct first edition with $3.00 price on front flap and A on the copyright page.
New York: Dutton, 1960. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Offsetting to several pages from newspaper articles laid into the book. Some soiling to the rear panel of the jacket, Chipping to the front and rear panel. Owner name on front pastedown. Ssigned and inscribed by the author on front free endpaper and dated in 1960. Also signed on the title page. The first novel by the author of his better known novel, Midnight Cowboy. Stated first printing. Signed by the author.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A near fine book in a near fine dust jacket with some creasing to the front and rear jacket folds. A clean, square copy. Laid into the book is a signed and inscribed post card to a friend of Herlihy's that was written in 1960. This book was the basis for the Academy Award-winning movie of the same name starring Dustin Hoffman and John Voight. Stated first printing.
Toronto: Anansi Press, 2001. First Canadian Edition. A fine book in original green cloth binding, without a dust jacket. As issued. With wraparound band on the rear board. The author's first book, a collection of stories. Correct number line. The author of Motherhood and How Should a Person be. She was named one of "The New Vanguard" by The New York Times book critics; a list of fifteen female writers from around the world who are "shaping the way we read and write fiction in the 21st century," according to Wikipedia. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: Harper & Row, 1970. First edition. The author's first book that introduced Joe Leaphorn. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Wear to the extremities, some crimping to the bottom of the front panel and minor sunning to the jacket spine. Correct first edition with number line on last page ending with a 1. A very presentable copy with an early signature and inscription by Hillerman to an unknown friend of his: "You'll see I finally got that manuscript published. But I've got to go back & try again to do a better job with Navajos. Tony Hillerman." Apparently written for a friend who had been following Tonyís attempts to get his book published. Signed with Hillerman's early straight T signature. He certainly succeeded, writing 18 novels that featured detectives Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee. Signed by the author.
New York: Harper & Row, 1984. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Slight toning to the jacket flaps. A lovely copy of sixth of of Hillerman's books featuring Navajo detective Jim Chee. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. This book is from the library of the late noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.
New York: Random House, 1972. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Price clipped. Toning to the white dust jacket. Short closed tear at the top flap fold. Top corner of front endpaper with erasure marks. The author's second book. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: Random House, 1968. Hardcover. First edition. Near fine in a very good dust plus dust jacket. Minor toning to the edges of the front and rear panels. Trace of wear at the head and foot of the jacket spine. Price of $5.95 is present on the jacket flap. The author's first book, which has become quite scarce as Irving's popularity has risen. This copy signed by Irving on a laid in bookplate. Signed by the author.
London: Bloomsbury, 1998. Hardcover. First British edition. Fine without dust jacket, as issued. This is one of 1,000 signed and limited copies of the first printing. This precedes all other copies of the book. It is a handsome edition with brown boards showing a small inset of the dust jacket on the front of the book. Though not called for, this copy is signed by the author.
New York: Random House, 2015. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. By the author of Remains of the Day and the Unconsoled. Ishiguro's first novel in a decade tells the allegorical tale of two elderly Britons searching for their son that they have not seen in years. Signed by the author on a publisher's tipped in page. Signature only.
New York: Knopf, 2000. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. The story of Christopher Banks who is orphaned at the age of 9, but who returns to Shanghai to discover what happened to his parents. By the author of Remains of the Day. This is a review copy with publisher's promotional material laid in. Signed by the author and dated in the year of publication.
Seattle: Winn, 1984. Paperback. First edition. The paperback edition of a collection of reminiscences of artist Russell Chatham. This was published simultaneously with the hardcover edition. A very good copy with wear at the extremities and a crease to the rear cover. Contains 24 color plates and other illustrations in black and white. Signed and inscribed by the author and dated in the year of publication on the front endpaper.
New York: Scribner, 1951. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A close to fine book in a very good dust jacket. Wear at the tips of the dust jacket and head and foot of the spine. Short closed tear to the rear panel along with sme light soiling. Previous owner name. This is the first printing with Scribner capital "A" on the copyright page and price of $4.50 on the front flap. A major novel of World War II, in the same league as Norman Mailer's Naked and the Dead. Winner of the National Book Award.