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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine in a close to fine dust jacket. Slight sunning to the jacket spine. The author's first book and winner of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship. Canin was selected by Granta magazine as one of the 20 best young novelists in America. He is the author of America America, published to excellent reviews. Signed by Canin on the title page.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1951. Hardcover. Later printing. An early printing, most likely issued by a small natural science book club. One of the more unusual variants of this book. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Foxing to the end papers and to the dust jacket flaps. Owner name on front end paper. Wear at the extremities of the jacket and closed tear at the bottom of the front panel. Signed by Rachel Carson on the title page. Uncommon signed.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1970. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Wear to the extremitie of the dust jacket and some soiling to the rear panel. Stated first edition. A fictionalized account of farm labor strike in California, much like those that were led by Cesar Chavez in the 1960s and 1970s. Signed by the authoron the front free endpaper.
Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1995. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in original green boards. No dust jacket as issued. A beautiful, unread copy. The author's first book, a collection of 13 stories. This is true first edition, issued in a small first printing. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: The Viking Press, 1969. Hardcover. first edition, first printing. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Some sunning to the top edges of the jacket. Crease to the front flap. A novel of the detention of Japanese-Americans during World War II. Signed by the author on the title page. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.
Fresno: Academy Guild Press, 1959. Hardcover. First edition thus. A fine book in a very good dust jacket. Price clipped. A reprint of the author's original book published in 1940. A collection of three stories evocative of the life lived in the small villages of northern New Mexico. With illustrations by the author and an introduction by Erna Fergusson. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper.
New York: Scout Press, 2015. Hardcover. Limited edition. A fine book without dust jacket, as issued. A debut novel by the author of two prior memoirs. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. The story of a community's tragedy on what was supposed to be a happy occasion--a weddy. Housed in special, cardboard slipcase. Part of the Powells Bookstore Indiespendable program. This is Indiespensable edition #55. Still in the original shrink-wrap. Comes with a small pamphlet containing an interview with with Bill Clegg. Signed by the author.
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: 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.
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: Putnam, 1966. Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a very good dust jacket. Some wear at the spine ends of the jacket and toning to the rear panel. The author's first book in uncommonly nice condition. The story of the lone survivor of a mine disaster that kills 97 of his co-workers, and the apocalyptic cult that forms around him in the fiction town of West Condon. Signed by the author on the title page.