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San Francisco: Grape Press, 1971. First edition. A near fine book in staplebound wrappers. Some darkening to the outer page edges. A collection of poety published in an edition of 300 copies. Signed by Codrescu on the title page. Codrescu is a poet and writer who often appears on National Public Radiio.
New York: Viking, 2013. Hardcover. Limited edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A limited edition that has been signed by Coetzee on the colophon. A fine copy housed in the original slipcase and in original shrink-wrap. Published by Powells Books of Portland, OR as part of its Indiespensable series. By the author of Dusklands and the Life and Times of Michael K., the fable of a boy who has come across the ocean in a boat to a new land. Coetzee has twice won the Man Booker Prize and the Nobel Prize for Literature.
New York: Random House, 1990. Uncorrected Proof. Fine in printed yellow wrappers. An unread copy. Set in apartheid-era South Africa, Age of Iron explores the insidious nature of complicity and reflects on the failure of language to maintain its authority in a complex postcolonial world. Like many of her white compatriots, Elizabeth Curren, a professor of classics who is dying of cancer, has remained willfully blind to the violence and degradation around her. Signed by the author. Signed proofs by this reclusive South African Nobel Laureate, who now lives in Australia, are quite uncommon.
New York: Viking, 1994. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. The first U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A novel in which Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky seeks to find the cause of the death of his stepson, Pavel. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page dated in 1997. This book is from the library of the late noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.
San Francisco: Tides Foundation, 2002. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Price clipped. A photographic feast of a day in the life of Africa. Forward by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Photographed by the world's top photojournalists. Profits benefited AIDS education in Africa.
New York: Morrow, 1991. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. An early book by the former U.S. Poet Laureate that has become quite scarce. There was a very small first print run. Laid into the book is a flyer for a reading he did when the book was likely signed. The book is signed by the author on the title page.
New York: North Point, 1984. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. True first printing with the author's photo on the rear panel and no additional prints statedon the copyright page. One of the better and best known works on George Armstrong Custer and the Battle of the Little Bighorn.