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New York: Vanguard, 1947. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book with light edge wear in a very good plus dust jacket. Some offsetting to the endpapers. Some darkening to the jacket spine and light soiling to the rear panel. A very fragile jacket. Price clipped. The author's second novel in which the protagonist, Asa Leventhal, must deal with what he believes is bigotry and racism. But who is the ultimate victim? Signed by Bellow on the title page. Signed by the author.
Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2011. First edition, first printing. A fine book in original slipcase. This is a special limited edition, signed by the author. Part of the Powells Bookstore Indiespendable program. Includes an interview with the author in a small pamphlet The author's first book set in the tragic killing fields of Rwanda. Signed by author.
New York: Doubleday, 2010. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A special edition published as part of the Indispensable book series by Powells Books of Portland, Oregon. This is a fine copy in a yellow slipcase, specially signed by Bender on the title page. Signed by the author.
New York: Dial, 1964. Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. An unusually nice copy of a book prone to wear on the uncoated dust jacket. Minor rubbing to the front panel and minor wear to the foot of the jacket spine. Price of $5.95 on the front fold. The fictional story of Jack Crabbe who recounts how he was captured and raised by Indians, married an Indian and served as a scout for Gen. George Custer. Basis for the 1970 movie that starred Dustin Hoffman. Signed and inscribed by Thomas Berger on the title page. Signed by the author.
Penguin Books, 1994. Paperback. First edition. Near fine in paper wraps. A paperback orginal. 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.
New York: Bloomsury, 2003. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A novel by the author of Kitchen Confidential and Nasty Bits. "A fast, furious, pitch-perfect story of food, sex, crime and mayhem," says the publisher. A bright, tight copy. 400 Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: Bloomsbury, 2006. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a close to fine dust jacket. Boards slightly splayed. A collection of Bourdain's collected nonfiction and some unpublished articles...rude, funny, brutal and passionate.† Bourdain was a chef, an author, novelist, and world-traveling chronicler of food and culture.† Signed by Anthony Bourdain on the title page. Signed by the author.
Point Reyes: Floating Island Publications, 1982. Paperback. First edition. A fine copy in original printed wrappers. Slight toning to the front and rear covers. A collection of stories about the "god forsaken" land in southern New Mexico. John Nichols writes an evocative introduction. Signed and inscribed by John Nichols on the front free endpaper. Signed by the author.
London: Old Street Publishing, 2009. Hardcover. First British edition. The true first edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. One reviewer called it "a story of multiple deceptions and concealed identities that unfolds like a pack of cards . . . A space filled with intrigue and potential danger, with hints of Kafka or Mervyn Peake. "
New York: Viking, 1935. Hardcover. First edition. A limited edition of 1475 copies, this being number 640. Though not called for it is signed by Caldwell on the limitation page. A near fine copy with original paper tissue wrapper. Issued without a dust jacket. Slipcase is a heavily worn and darkened and the top and bottom seams are split. Signed by the author. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.
New York: 1948. Hardcover. First edition. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Owner name on the front endpaper has been scratched out in pen. Jacket is price clipped with some darkening to the spine and chipping at the extremities. Signed and inscribed by Caldwell on the front free endpaper. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. Signed by the author.