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BORN BROTHERS

By: Woiwode, Larry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, (1988).: (1988).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27350

Condition: Very good


New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, (1988).. (1988).. Very good. SIGNED BY LARRY WOIWODE - Octavo, cloth backed boards in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with the tail of its spine lightly chipped & with a peice sticker on its rear panel. [x] & 610 pages. There is some light foxing to the edges of the book. Very good. First trade edition.Signed in full by the author on the front endpaper.Described by Woiwode as "a companion novel to 'Beyond the Bedroom Wall'". Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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THE SHADOW OF THE TORTURER. Introduction by Tom Shippey. Artwork by Michael Mariano.

By: Wolfe, Gene.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1989.: 1989.

Seller ID: 94508

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, 9-5/8 inches high by 6-1/8 inches wide. Full red morocco leather titled and decorated in gilt with raised bands on the spine and elaborate gilt decorations on the covers. All edges are gilt. 303 pages, illustrated with a full-page color frontispiece by Michael Mariano. The gilt fore-edge is slightly spotted or rubbed. Near fine. The Easton Press' Collector's Edition. A folded "The Masterpieces of Science Fiction Collector's Notes", printed on both sides of creamy white paper, is laid in at the front. View more info

THE CORRESPONDENCE OF THOMAS WOLFE AND HOMER ANDREW WATT

By: Wolfe, Thomas; Watt, Homer Andrew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: New York University Press, 1954.: 1954.

Seller ID: 27475

Condition: Very good


New York: New York University Press, 1954.. 1954.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The top & bottom edges of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are slightly faded. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with its spine & extremities darkened and the tail of its spine lightly chipped. There are chips out of the top & bottom edges of its front panel. xi & 53 pages. Illustrated with 2 plates, including a black-and-white portrait frontispiece & a facsimile. There is a small area of staining to the rear pastedown. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Edited by Oscar ... View more info

A DAY AT THE BEACH: Recollections

By: Wolff, Geoffrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.: 1992.

Seller ID: 33450

ISBN: 0679403337

Condition: Very good


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.. 1992.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with some very light soiling to its front panel. Half- title, title, [3] leaves & 259 pages. There is some minor soiling to the top & bottom edges of the book. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

BACK IN THE WORLD: Stories by Tobias Wolff

By: Wolff, Tobias

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985.: 1985.

Seller ID: 30652

ISBN: 0395354161

Condition: Very good


Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985.. 1985.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The cloth is slightly rubbed & there is a tiny ink mark to the rear cover. [ix], 219 & [2] pages. Very good. First edition.A Houghton Mifflin Bookcard is laid in. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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STRANGER

By: Wolff, William; and Hoyem, Andrew

Price: $150.00

Publisher: [San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Arts Festival, 1964].: 1964].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25913

Condition: Good


[San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Arts Festival, 1964].. 1964].. Good. - sc A powerful 20 inch high by 13 inch wide broadside on fine white paper with Andrew Hoyem's 16-line poem handsomely printed in grayish olive at the top left of the bold evocative woodcut by William Wolff. The image simply, yet powerfully, depicts the dark stranger, walking stick in hand, attired in a simple white tunic. Signed in ink by the poet Andrew Hoyem and in pencil by the artist William Wolff along the bottom. There is some very minor foxing along the edges and a little light dampstaining to the bottom edge which... View more info

GOING TO PIECES

By: Woollcott, Alexander

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928.: 1928.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2658

Condition: Very good


New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928.. 1928.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The spine is soiled and the edges of the front cover are faded. There is a small white stain on the front cover. x & 256 pages. Very good. First edition. George R.M. Ewing, Jr.'s copy signed by him on the front endpaper and with his bookplate, designed for him and illustrated by Rockwell Kent, on the front pastedown. First Edition. View more info

MARJORIE MORNINGSTAR

By: Wouk, Herman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955,: 1955,

Seller ID: 27282

Condition: Good


Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955,. 1955,. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The cloth of the spine is slightly bubbled & its tail is creased. The top & bottom edges of the covers are faded. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with its top & bottom edges chipped & its spine a bit faded. [viii] & 565 pages. There is a previous owner's ink inscription on the front endpaper. Good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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THE RIGHT HAND OF SLEEP.

By: Wray, John.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2001.: 2001.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28134

Condition: Very good


WITH A TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY JOHN WRAY - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wrappers. The binding is very slightly bumped. There is some staining to the rear wrap with a small chip to its top edge. 325 pages plus colophon. There is minor soiling to the front margins of the first 2 pages of the text. Very good. Proof copy of the first American edition.Laid in is a typed letter signed from Wray to Peter Matthiessen. Wray recalls a meeting with Matthiessen when Matthiessen visited Oberlin College. "...Though we spoke very briefly the conversation was a very significant one for me... View more info

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THE RIGHT HAND OF SLEEP.

By: Wray, John.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.: 2001.

Seller ID: 94943

Condition: Fine


- Octavo, blue boards backed with blue cloth & titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. Half-title, title, [1] leaf, 325 & [2] pages plus colophon. Fine. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

ALL IN ALL

By: Wright, Jeff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gull Books, (1986).: (1986).

Seller ID: 23617

ISBN: 0940584077

Condition: Fine


Gull Books, (1986).. (1986).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. [x] & 61 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white collages by Stephen Spera. Near fine. First edition.Preface by Alice Notley. First Edition. View more info

TRANSLUST

By: Wright, Jeff

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [New York]: (Chronic Editions, Ltd., 1978).: 1978).

Seller ID: 26523

Condition: Very good


[New York]: (Chronic Editions, Ltd., 1978).. 1978).. Very good. - Small quarto softcover [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide]. The contents are bound between pink cover sheets with a metal clasp. The cover sheets are slightly darkened with a few small stains. Endpapers & 9 leaves plus colophon, mimeographed & printed on one side only. There is a small, light stain to the fore-edge. Very good. The colophon reads: "This Special Edition Printed on 100% Stolen Paper in a Limited Edition of Solamente Five Big Copies Signed by the Theif [sic]". This copy is not signed. View more info

AMERICAN FICTION. Volume I: 1774-1850. Volume II: 1851-1875. Volume III: 1876-1900. A Contribution Toward a Bibliography. (3 volumes)

By: Wright, Lyle H

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library, 1969-1978.: 1969-1978.

Seller ID: 5963

Condition: Very good


San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library, 1969-1978.. 1969-1978.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in dws. Slight soiling. 411 pp.; 438 pp.; and 683 pp. A very good, only slightly used set. The second revised edition of Volume I. Dust jacket present. View more info

A FEW OBSERVATIONS ON AMERICAN FICTION, 1851-1875

By: Wright, Lyle H

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society, 1955.: 1955.

Seller ID: 5964

Condition: Very good


Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society, 1955.. 1955.. Very good. - Octavo, printed wraps. Pages numbered 75-104. Owner's ink name on title page. Very good. An offprint from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society for April, 1955. View more info

RICHARD WRIGHT: EARLY WORKS. Lawd Today! / Uncle Tom's Children / Native Son

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (New York): The Library of America, (1991).: (1991).

Seller ID: 20866

ISBN: 0940450666

Condition: Fine


(New York): The Library of America, (1991).. (1991).. Fine. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a cream paper covered slipcase. The bottom edge of the slipcase is slightly rubbed & soiled. 936 & [1] pages plus colophon & 1-page publisher's catalog, with a maroon silk bookmark. Fine in a very good slipcase. First printing. First Edition. View more info

RICHARD WRIGHT: LATER WORKS. Black Boy (American Hunger) / The Outsider

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (New York): The Library of America, (1991).: (1991).

Seller ID: 20867

ISBN: 0940450674

Condition: Fine


(New York): The Library of America, (1991).. (1991).. Fine. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a cream paper covered slipcase. There is some very minor soiling to the rear panel of the slipcase. 887 & [2] pages plus colophon & 1-page publisher's catalog, with a maroon silk bookmark. Fine in a near fine slipcase. First printing. First Edition. View more info

M31: A FAMILY ROMANCE

By: Wright, Stephen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Harmony Books, (1988).: (1988).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33288

ISBN: 0517568691

Condition: Very good


New York: Harmony Books, (1988).. (1988).. Very good. SIGNED BY STEPHEN WRIGHT - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The rear cover is lightly rubbed. Half-title, title, [2] leaves & 214 pages. There is some foxing to the fore-edge & top edge. Very good. First edition.Signed by Stephen Wright on the half-title. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

COCK ON THE RIDGE

By: Wrinn, Mary J. J

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1940).: (1940).

Seller ID: 1529

Condition: Very good


NY and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1940).. (1940).. Very good. - Octavo, brick red cloth with printed gilt label on spine, in dw. The top corner of the rear cover is slightly frayed & there are a few very light stains to the rear cover. The dw spine is rubbed & darkened & there are 2 small pieces out of the top edge. xi, [1] leaf & 139 pp. plus colophon. There is light offsetting to the endpapers. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

NETS TO CATCH THE WIND

By: Wylie, Elinor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1921.: 1921.

Seller ID: 1270

Condition: Good


New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1921.. 1921.. Good. First Issue of the First Book Published by the Author Under Her Name - Octavo, tan cloth titled in brown on the spine with title on the front cover printed within a circle at top right. The covers are bumped, slighlty stained & soiled. The head of the spine is slightly chipped & rubbed with splitting to the cloth at top of the rear joint. 47 pages, lacking the front endpaper with has been cleanly excised. A previous owner's inscription is penned on the front blank and the preliminaries are slightly foxed. A good working copy of a very ... View more info

THE BITTER WEDDING (A Swiss Legend)

By: Wyss, J. R

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mossant, Vallon & Co., n.d. [1930s].: n.d. [1930s].

Seller ID: 13378

Condition: Very good


Mossant, Vallon & Co., n.d. [1930s].. n.d. [1930s].. Very good. - Small quarto [7 inches high by 5 inches wide], softcover bound in printed white wraps with raised decorative patterning on the front wrap, sewn with white thread. The wraps are darkened & lightly bumped & chipped. [28] pages. The contents are very good. Mossant & Vallon produced fine felt hats in the 1930s. View more info