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New York: Random House, 1982. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Minor toning to the jacket flaps and some soiling to the rear panel. A collection of the best work in American literature in 1982. Signed twice by Raymond Carver: once on the front free endpaper and once at his entry for his short story, Cathedral. Uncommon. Signed by the author.
New York: Knopf, 1970. Hardcover. First edition. Fine book in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed on the front endpaper by the author. In a series of wide ranging essays, Gass discusses on writers from William Shakespeare to Robert Coover, with stops along the way for Gertrude Stein, Nabokov, The James family, and several others. Signed by the author.
London: John Murray, 2008. Hardcover. First British edition. The true first edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A book of historical adventure involving a diverse cast of Indians and Westerners. By the author of the Glass Palace. The first in what is projected to be a trilogy. Finalist for the Man Booker Prize. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: Pantheon, 1962. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a very good plus dust jacket. Darkening to the jacket spine and some toning to the white jacket. Grass's first novel, one of the most acclaimed post World War II literary events. Laid into the book is a bookplate signed by Grass. Signed by the author.
Philadelphia: Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection Temple University, 1988. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in blue cloth boards; as issued without a dust jacket. This is the hardbound issue, said to be much less common than the paperback issue. A collection of poetry. Irvis was was the first African American to serve as a speaker of the house in any state legislature in the United States since Reconstruction.