New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968. Hardcover. Farrar, Straus, Giroux. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A bit of sunning the to the top of the jacket flaps. This is apparently a variant copy, published five years after this novel was first published by Simon and Schuster. The story of the rivalry between two childhood friends that is set in a hunting club in northern Michigan. Signed by McGuane on the title page who has written "Bozeman / 1994" under his signature. From the estate of Beef Torrey, writer, raconteur and friend to many many writers, including McGuane. Signed by the author.
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985. First edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A nice tight copy of this large and bulky book. No spine sag, as common problem with this novel. A lovely copy. Stated first edition with correct number of 1 through 10. Lonesome Dove stands as McMurtry's finest work, a sweeping western, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and the basis for the highly-acclaimed miniseries that starred Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones.
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1971. Hardcover. First edition. A close to fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Light sunning to the spine and a touch of wear to the extremities. Faint sticker shadow on the front flap. McPhee narrates the encounters that David Brower, an arch conservationist, has with three of his natural enemies--land and water developers Charles Fraser, Charles Park and Floyd Dominy. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free end paper. One of McPhee's less common books.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1942. Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a very good dust jacket. Chipping to the dust jacket spine and wear to the front panel. Minor soiling to the rear panel. Said Kirkus Reviews in it s1942 review: The book is "a study of the whole vast problem of migratory workers, depression migrants, and the latest element, defense migrants. The industrial revolution has now its counterpart in the agricultural revolution."
Sydney: Dymock's, 1951. Hardcover. First Australian edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Some wear at the head and foot of the jacket spine. Owner name on the front free endpaper. Michener's collection of stories that tells the tales of American sailors who lived and fought in the Pacific during World War II. Michener served in the Navy in the Pacific theater from 1941-1943. The book won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction in 1948 and was a runaway bestseller.
London: Gollancz, 1974. Hardcover. First British edition. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Closed tear along the rear flap fold along with some creasing to the rear panel. Modiano, a French author, won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2014. This is his third novel, the first edition published in English. It won the Acade'mie Prize. It is the story of a Parisian Jew named Serge who goes looking for his father and not liking what he finds. A very uncommon book in hardcover.
New York: Atheneum, 1971. First edition. A near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Creasing to the front flap. Winner of the 1972 National Book Award. Signed and briefly inscribed in 1971 by the author on the front free endpaper. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.
1982. This is a limited edition broadside framed in a glass covered black frame. The broadside is 8 inches high by 5 inches and the frame is 15 inches by 12 inches. A poem, one of 100 signed and numbered copies (#53) that were printed to accompany the Winter 1982 Friends of the University of New Hampshire Library Notes. Printed on a special paper and signed by Galway Kinnell. Signed by the author.
Layton: Gibbs Smith, 1987. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Minor sunning to the jacket spine. A collection of essays and photographs by John Nichols about the Milagro Country of Northern New Mexico. Nichols is the author of The Milagro Beanfield War and other novels that portray the people and the landscape of his home country around Taos, New Mexico.
New York: W. W. Norton, 1994. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A pristine, unread copy. A collection of 27 short stories, most of which were written before O'Brian achieved fame as the author of the Aubrey/Maturin series of historical sea novels. This copy is signed by the author on the title page.
London: Marion Boyars, 1975. Hardcover. First British edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Overall an outstanding copy of O'Brien's second book. Price of 5.95 pounds is present. One of his scarcest books. Only 900 hardcover copies. Slight darkening to the outer page margins. Signed on the title page by Tim O'Brien who has added an inscription from the book: "Some magnificent adventure." Signed by the author.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011. First British edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. The true first edition, published 5 days before the US edition. A young doctor in the war-torn Balkans recalls tales from her beloved grandfather. Winner of the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction. At age 25 Tea Obreht is the youngest winner of this prize.
Flagstaff: Northland Publishing, 1988. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. This is a collection of environmental essays by Guthrie that have been edited by David Petersen, a long time commentator and activitst on Western land and environmental issues. Signed and inscribed by Guthire to Richard Burden. Signed by the author.