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  • Click on Image to expandBurrows, Edwin G. and Mike Wallace:  Gotham A History of New York City to 1898.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 dark blue cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with map end sheets. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7". In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed and inscribed in green flow pen by Mike Wallace on the title page. 1383 pages including an index of subjects, an index of names, bibliography, references and text. Illustrated throughout with reproductions of contemporary works of art, facsimiles of documents and maps. Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for history.
    TB30731  $75.00



  • Daniel, John:  The Trail Home.  New York: Pantheon, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket. A new young writer and winner of the Wallace Stegner Fellowship award.
    TB01304  $10.50



  • Dexter, Pete:  Paris Trout.  New York: Random House, 1988. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and decorated paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. Winner of the National Book Award for 1988 and a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
    TB05285  $31.50



  • Click on Image to expandFischer, David Hackett:  Washington's Crossing.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 564 pages including an index, sources for maps, chapter notes, bibliography, appendices and text. Illustrated with maps and images from contemporary works of art. This title won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 2005.
    TB30749  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandForbes, Esther:  Paul Revere and the World He Lived In.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. Book Club Edition. Fine in red-orange cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and an illustration of a Paul Revere seal on the front board and with map end sheets. A small octavo measuring 81/2 by 5 1/2 inches. At the lower edge of the rear board a prior owner has neatly written in white ink a number. In a very good+ unclipped (but no price) dust jacket with light wear and rubbing around the edges of the spine area and panels and with a nearly rectangular 1 by 1/2 inch piece cut from the lower edge of the rear panel to expose the handwritten number at the lower edge of the rear board noted above. The author won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1943 for this title. 498 pages including an index, bibliography, genealogical data, text and illustrated with reproductions of contemporary art. A clean and tight copy with no names, dates, plates or notations within the text.
    TB28499  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandFrazier, Charles:  Cold Mountain.  New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" with a prior owner's name at the upper edge of the first free end page. In a fine un-clipped dust jacket. The jacket is the first state jacket with quote by John Berendt on the silver colored seal on the front panel. With the misprint "man-woman" instead of "mad-woman" on line 16, page 25. A book which has been compared to Hemingway's A Farewell To Arms. Some reviews even claimed it to be the novel of the century. The book quickly went to a seventh printing within two months of its release. It eventually became the winner of the 1997 National Book Award. 356 pages of text with map end sheets.
    TB26369  $80.00



  • Click on Image to expandFrost, Robert:  A Further Range.  New York: Henry Hot and Company, 1936. First Edition. Fine in reddish heavy cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches. In a good+, unclipped (no price) dust jacket which has been damaged by insect predation across the upper edges of the spin area and panels. 102 pages. A collection of 51 poems. This title won the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. (Crane A21.1)
    TB29216  $65.00



  • Gordon-Reed, Annette:  The Hemingses of Monticello An American Family.  New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2008. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with printed end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6". In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with nicks to the fore corners of the panels at the folds to the flaps. Winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for history, the 2008 National Book Award and the 2009 Frederick Douglass Book Prize. 798 pages including an extensive index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with two sections of black and white photographs. Laid-in at the rear of the book are a number of editorial book reviews taken from Newsweek, The Washington Post, and The New York Times Book Review.
    TB23784  $90.00



  • Hemingway, Ernest:  The Old Man And The Sea.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1990. Collector's Edition. Fine in ful, light brown leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6" containing 117 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by C. F. Tunnicliffe and Raymond Sheppard and with an introduction by Charles Scribner, Jr. This title won Hemingway a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. A beautiful, tight, clean and bright copy with no names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB30760  $125.00



  • Hoagland, Edward:  Cat Man.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1955. First Edition, First printing. Fine in cloth covered boards with dark brown text stamping on the spine and front board. In a very good dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with rubbing and wear at the corners of the spine area but no chipping. Hoagland's first book and the winner of a Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award.
    TB13879  $63.00



  • Horgan, Paul:  The Centuries of Santa Fe.  New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1956. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine & with a prior owner's name at upper edge of the 1st FEP. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap with just light wear at the ends of the spine area. This Pulitzer Prize winning author and winner of the Bancroft Prize chronicles the three centuries of the city of Santa Fe.
    TB12035  $14.00



  • Click on Image to expandIrving, John:  The World According to Garp.  New York: E. P. Dutton, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in 1/4 dark blue cloth and yellow paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/4 inches with a gift inscription on the first free end page. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing and wear across both ends of the spine area and 1" closed tears at the upper edges of the folds to the flaps. The author's third book and winner of the National Book Award. It was this title that gave Irving the national recognition as a fine author.
    TB29205  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandKennedy, William:  Ironweed.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1999. Collector's Edition. Fine in full light brown leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An octavo measuring 9" tall by 5 3/4" without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author on the specially tipped-in second free end page. Laid in is the publisher's note card describing this title and the author. 227 pages of text. Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB24403  $140.00



  • Kingsolver, Barbara:  Pigs in Heaven.  New York: Harper Collins, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Reprinted seven times in the hardbound edition. Winner of the 1993 L. A. Times Book Award.
    TB03105  $12.25



  • Click on Image to expandLash, Joseph:  Eleanor And Franklin The Story of their relationship based on Eleanor Roosevelt's private papers.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1981. Limited Signed Edition. Fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with extensive gilt tool work on the boards and with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work in the compartments. There are silk end papers with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All edges of the text block are gilt. An thick octavo measuring 9" by 6" containing 897 pages including an index, references and text. Signed by the author on the third free end paper. With a foreword by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. and an introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. A limited edition reissue of this Pulitzer Prize-winning narrative of the marriage between the Roosevelts. An extremely bright, crisp and clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates, inscriptions or book plates.
    TB24455  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expandLeaf, Monro, and Robert Lawson:  Wee Gillis.  New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First Edition, Limited Edition. Fine in tan burlap cloth covered boards with gilt on green leather title labels on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto of 10 by 7 inches with illustrated end sheets. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a good, decorated tan paper covered slip case with the title in green on the closed end of the slip case. There is a 2" piece of the slip case missing from the top edge. One of only 525 copies signed by both Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson on the limitation page. Unpaginated, but containing 65 pages of text and black and white illustrations. Written by Munro Leaf with illustrations by Robert Lawson, the same team to create The Story of Ferdinand. Winner of the 1939 Caldecott Honor award.
    TB29857  $250.00



  • Lee, Harper:  To Kill a Mockingbird.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1997. Easton Press Edition. Fine in full, dark green decorated leather covered boards with gilt text stamping and gilt decorations between four raised bands on the spine. The end sheets are silk and there is a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 5 5/8". One of the series of books from The Easton Press' collection of Great Books of the 20th Century. Laid-in at the front of the book is the publisher's two page "Collector's Notes" on this title. A Pulitzer Prize winning novel of 1961. Tight, clean and without any prior owner's marks, names, dates or book plates. A beautiful volume!
    TB30757  $130.00



  • Click on Image to expandMalamud, Bernard:  The Fixer.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1978. Collector's Edtion. Fine in full, dark green leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine, gilt text and gilt tool work in the compartments and gilt decorations on both boards. The end sheets are marbled with a matching placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine and all edges of the text block are gilt. An octavo measuring 8 3/4 by 6 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1967 as well as the National Book Award. 305 pages of text with illustrations by Frances Jetter. A handsome, clean and crisp copy with no prior owner's names, dates or book plates.
    TB30625  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandMatthiessen, Peter:  The Snow Leopard.  Franklin: The Franklin Library, 1978. First Edition. Fine in full tan leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work in the compartments and with gilt tool work on the boards. The edges of the text block are gilt, the end sheets are silk and there is a matching placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. There are minor touches of wear to the tips of the boards and minor fading to the leather on the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" containing 348 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. This printing is the true first edition of this book. It was the winner of the 1979 National Book Award. 348 pages including an index.
    TB29410  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandMcCourt, Frank:  Angela's Ashes A Memoir.  New York: Scribner, (1996). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in 1/4 maroon cloth and maroon paper covered boards with bright gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/8 by 6 1/8 inches with green end sheets with crimping to the the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. In a near fine, price clipped dust jacket which shows similar crimping to the ends of the spine area to match the spine of the book. The Winner of the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction. 363 pages of text. An extremely handsome, clean and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29285  $85.00



  • Click on Image to expandMcCullough, David:  Truman.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. First Edition. Near fine in 1/4 dark blue cloth and blue paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine which has the typical concave bow through its length. The top edge of the text block is lightly dust stained. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear at the fold to the front flap and with a 1/4" closed tear at the lower edge of the front flap. 1,117 pages including, photo credits, index, bibliography, source notes, text and three sections of photographs. Winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize.
    TB20889  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandMichener, James:  Tales of the South Pacific.  Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1982. Franklin Library Edition. Fine in medium blue leather covered boards with gilt text and decorations stamped between four raised bands on the spine. With gilt tool work on both boards and silk end sheets. The edges of the text block are in gilt and there is a silk placement ribbon sewn into the binding. One of the volumes from The Franklin LIbrary's collection of The Collected Stories of The World's Greatest Writers. Michener won a Pulitzer for this title in 1948. 415 pages of text with illustrations by Dwight C. Shepler and William F. Draper.
    TB26163  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandMitchell, Margaret:  Gone With the Wind.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. Second Printing. Good in its original gray cloth covered boards with dark blue text on the spine and front board. An octavo measuring 8 3/8 by 5 3/4 inches with the cloth on the spine rubbed and with five shore closed tears to the cloth at the heel of the spine, the cloth is rubbed through at the tips of the boards, there is a prior owner's name and place on the first free end page and foxing throughout the 9 pages and the last 10 pages of the text block. The book is slightly shaken as well. This is the second printing of this title with the date: "June, 1936" on the copyright page. Pasted to the rear fixed end sheet is an envelope with Margaret Mitchell's name written in script. Contained within that envelope is a newspaper article regarding the author's surprise of how successful her book had become. A classic novel of the Civil War and the author's only book which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937. 1037 pages of text.
    TB29896  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandMorris, Edmund:  The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt.  New York: Coward, McCann Geoghegan, Inc., (1979). Third Printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A thick octavo measuring 9" by 6", In a good, unclipped dust jacket with two 1/2" closed tears to the upper edge of the front panel, shallow chipping from the ends of the spine area and a large 3" deep chip from the lower edge of the rear panel. The author won a Pulitzer Prize for this outstanding biography of Theodore Roosevelt. 886 pages including an index, chapter notes, bibliography, text and illustrated with 39 black and white photographs. Overall an extremely handsome and very collectable, later printing copy of this monumental biography.
    TB26820  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandPorter, Catherine Anne:  The Collected Stories of Catherine Anne Porter.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1976. A Limited Edition. Fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An octavo measuring 8 5/8 by 5 5/8 inches. 536 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by George Jones. A beautiful, tight, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB30622  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandRawlings, Marjorie Kinnan:  The Yearling.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Very near fine in its original, tan cloth covered boards with green text on the spine and the same on the front board with a boy holding a fawn. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches with soiling to the cloth in the front gutter and light soiling to the top edge of the text block. In a good+, unclipped dust jacket with extensive repairs to the numerous chips and closed tears around the edges and to the folds to the flaps using archival tape to the verso side of the jacket. Laid-in at the front of the book is a book review from the New York Times dated April 3, 1938. 428 pages of text with woodcuts on the title page and chapter headings by Edward Shenton. Winner of the 1939 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
    TB30555  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandShaw, Bernard:  Three Plays.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1979. A Limited Edition. Fine in full dark red leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An octavo measuring 8 7/8 by 5 7/8 inches with faint spots of foxing showing through the gilt on the fore and bottom edges of the text block. 481 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by Paul Hogarth A beautiful, tight, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB30668  $25.00



  • Stegner, Wallace:  Angle of Repose.  New York: Doubleday & Co., 1971. First Edition. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 8 3/16 by 5 1/2 inches with the top edge of the text block slightly dust stained. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with very shallow (1/16" deep) chipping at the ends of the spine area with one 1/8" deep chip from the lower edge and with small chips from the fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. 569 pages of text. An attractive and very collectible copy of this Pulitzer Prize winning book for 1972.
    TB30777  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expandSteinbeck, John:  The Grapes of Wrath.  New York: The Viking Press, 1939. Second Printing. Very good+ in illustrated beige cloth covered boards with red-brown text on the spine, line drawings in red-brown on the front and rear boards and with illustrated end sheets. The top edge of the text block is stained a light blue. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 3/8" with a prior owner's name on the first free end page. Without its issued dust jacket. Steinbeck won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1940 with this novel of the Depression Era, dust bowl immigrants to California from Oklahoma. 619 pages of text. (Goldstone & Payne, A12) The 1940 movie version of the book was produced by Darryl F. Zanuck for 20th Century Fox, it was directed by John Ford, and starred Henry Fonda.
    TB27463  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandTaylor, Robert L.:  The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters.  Franklin Center: Franklin Press, 1979. Franklin Edition. Fine in decorated full red-brown leather covered boards with two raised bands on the spine and with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and on the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk there is a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine and all edges of the text block are gilt. A Pulitzer Prize winning novel of 1959 and one of the volumes in the Franklin Press' series of books of Pulitzer Prize winners. A fascinating novel of a father and son's cross country trip to the California gold fields in 1849. 478 pages of text with illustrations by Charles Hamrick.
    TB26739  $80.00



  • Tyler, Anne:  The Accidental Tourist.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine a very crisp clean copy. In a fine dust jacket. Winner of the 1985 National Book Critics Award and a 1986 nominee for the L.A. Times Book Award.
    TB00134  $20.00



  • Tyler, Anne:  The Accidental Tourist.  New York: Alfred A. Knoph, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine. In a near fine dust jacket. Winner of the 1985 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 1986 nominee for the L.A. Times Book Award.
    TB00461  $12.00



  • Watson, Larry:  Montana 1948.  London: Macmillan Company, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. A winner of the Milkweed National Fiction Prize and the 1994 Mountains and Plains Booksellers Award. Published in the UK two years after the hugely succesful US edition was released.
    TB06289  $14.00



  • Click on Image to expandWharton, Edith:  The Age of Innocence.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Press, 1984. Franklin Library Pulitzer Prize Edition. Fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are marbled paper with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An octavo measuring 7 3/4" by 5 1/2" containing 356 pages of text. Laid-in at the front of the book is the publisher's, 22 page brochure: Notes From the Editors. Illustrated with drawings by Jill Karla Schwartz. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1921. One of the volumes in The Franklin Press' collection of The Pulitzer Prize Classics. A beautiful, tight, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates to mar its appearance.
    TB26537  $50.00



  • Wideman, John Edgar:  Fever.  New York: Henry Holt, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and green decorated paper covered boards with dark blue stamping on the front board and on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author's 5th book, Sent for You Yesterday, was a PEN-Faulkner Award winner. His 6th, Brothers and Keepers, was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. This is the author's 9th book.
    TB05480  $21.00



  • Wideman, John Edgar:  Reuben.  New York: Henry Holt, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with blue text stamping on the front board and on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author's 5th book, Sent for You Yesterday, was a PEN-Faulkner Award winner. His 6th, Brothers and Keepers, was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
    TB05479  $14.70



  • Click on Image to expandWilder, Thornton:  The Bridge Of San Luis Rey.  Norwalk, Conn.: First Edition Library, 1927. Facsimile First Edition. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with black text and a green publisher's device on the spine and black text surrounded with a green emblem. A small octavo measuring 8 by 5 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Both the book and its jacket are contained within a fine cloth covered slip case with paper labels similar to the panels on the dust jacket. Laid-in at the front of the book is the publisher's points of issue card for this title. 235 pages of text with illustrations by Amy Drevenstedt. One of the volumes in the First Editions Library which is an exact duplicate of the original work. On the verso of the first free end page is a prior owner's book plate.
    TB28927  $85.00






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