New York: Dutton, 1966. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine book in publisher's green cloth boards in a near fine dust jacket. Light wear to the head and foot of the jacket spine and minor crease at the bottom corner of the front panel. Translated by Herbert Marshall. The book comes with bilingual Russian and English text and includes a selection from his epic, Bratsky GES. It includes 30 poems that cover everything from Stalinism and history to anti-Semitism and love. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page.
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Brockport: BOA Editions. 1984. Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A lovely, clean copy. Stated first edition. One of 1000 hardcover editions. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1985. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. A difficult first edition to find signed.
London: Collins, 1980. Hardcover. First British edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. The novella and other stories that catapulted Harrison to prominence. A collection of three novellas--Revenge, The Man Who Gave Up His Name and Legends of the Fall. The latter was the source for the 1994 film that was nominated for 3 Academy Awards (one win), and was directed by Edward Zwick and starred Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins and Aidan Quinn. Signed by the author.
Calais: Z Press, 1978. Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. One of 500 copies, numbered and signed by the author. This is #497. A collection of three of the authors staged plays, first published in th 1950s, and brought together in this single volume. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: FSG, 1968. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. A bit of sunning along the edge of the boards.† Light creasing at the top of the front panel and some crimping to the head and foot of the jacket spine.† †Minor wrinkling to the bottom of the front panel and small creases to the front flap.† Price of $4.95 on the front flap.† †This is† a collection of 20 essays brought together in the author's second book. The title of the book is taken from an essay that Didion wrote in the mid-1960s about the time she spent in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco.† She came away from her time there quite disturbed and depressed. "The center was not holding," she wrote in the opening line of the essay.† A bookplate signed by Joan Didion is laid into the book. Signed by the author.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1922. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition, very good hardcover with paper spine label. Ex-library copy with owner bookplate on front pastedown and a couple of other labels and ink stamps to internal pages. A strong copy with wear to the book tips along the book's spine. Paper spine label quite legible. Johnson compiled the work in the belief that the status of the American Negro would be improved by showcasing Black arts and literature to the general public. Among those included in this volume are W. E. B. DuBois, Claude McKay, Ray Dandridge and William Moore.
New York. Knopf, 1971. First edition. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Signed by John Updike. Sunning to the jacket spine, toning to the rear panel. Owner bookplate on front pastedown and a couple of stains on the pages edges. Signed by the author on the title page. The sequel to Rabbit, Run.
New York: Little, Brown, 1996. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. First edition with the first state dust jacket that spells William Vollmann's name incorrectly on the rear panel. Front corners light bumped. This is David Foster Wallace's magnum opus. A beautiful copy with none of the spine sagging that plagues this 1079-page book. Signed by the author on the title page.