St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1975. First Australian edition. A fine book in a close to fine dust jacket. Evidence of a small sticker removed from the front panel. a collection of short stories by one of Australia's best known novelists. This is his first book. It was published primarily as a paperbound book with a small hardcover printing intended for libraries. Bail won the Miles Franklin Award in 1999 for his novel, Eucalyptus. This copy is signed by Bail on the title page. Signed by the author.
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New York: Penguin Books, 1994. Paperback. First edition. Near fine in paper wraps. A paperback original. A collection of poems, stories and essays by many of the West's best contemporary women writers. Signed by Kim Barnes, Mary Clearman Blew, Melanie Rae Thon, Debra Earling, Annick Smith, Pam Houston, Deirdre McNamer, Terry Tempest Williams,Teresa Jordan and Sandra Alcosser.
London: Heinemann, 1951. Hardcover. First British edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Some darkening to the jacket spine, wear at the extremities and sunning to the page edges. One of Greene's better known novels after the release of the 1999 movie of the same name that was directed by Neil Jordan and starred Julianne Moore, Ralph Fiennes, and Stephen Rea.
New York: Random House, 2013. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. The newest novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Tinkers. Enon follows a year in the life of Charlie Crosby as he seeks to come to terms with a shattering loss. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: Harper & Row, 1984. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Slight toning to the jacket flaps. A lovely copy of sixth of of Hillerman's books featuring Navajo detective Jim Chee. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. This book is from the library of the late noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.
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.
Ottawa: Borealis Press, 1972. First edition. First edition of the author's first book. A collection of poems published in a small format book. A fine copy in decorated wrappers. Twenty three years later Ms. Shields won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her novel The Stone Diaries. Signed and inscribed by the author.
New York: FSG, 1961. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Front hinge starting and weak. Edgewear and toning to the jacket. A presentation copy, inscribed on the half title page: "To My darling, Dobele, your Isaac." This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.
New York: Atheneum, 1970. Paperback. First edition, first printing. A fine book in illustrated wrappers. A paperback original. Advance review copy with publisher's promotional slip laid in. Winner of the National Book Award for poetry in 1971. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.
New York: Scribner, 1958. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. This book contains short stories by Richard Yates, Gina Berriault, B. L. Barrett and Seymour Epstein and was published before any of the writers had published a book. The Yates stories are: The Best of Everything, Jody Rolled the Bones, Fun with a Stranger and A Really Good Jazz Piano. The book was published three years before Yates debut novel, Revolutionary Road, was published. This is signed by Yates on the front free endpaper. A very uncommon book signed. Signed by the author.