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.
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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. 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.
Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1971. First Canadian Edition. A very good book in illustrated wrappers. Toning to the front cover along with some light rubbing and creasing. A book of poetry issued originally as a paperback original. The author's fourth book. The first Canadian edition and true first edition. Signed by the author on the title page.
San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1955. Paperback. Later printing. A paperback original the author's first book. A very good copy with some wear at the extremities and some tearing along the spine of the cover. A stated fifth printing with a price of 75 cents on the rear cover. This was the first book of the Pocket Poets Series published by Ferlinghetti's City Lights Publishing. Signed by the author on the title page.