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    Bass, Rick:  The Sky, The Stars, The Wilderness.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. First Edition. Near fine in 1/4 maroon cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine with light dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. A limited first edition which is numbered 31 out of only 100 copies and signed by the author on a tipped-in page prior to the fly title page. A collection of three novellas by Bass. Picked by Amazon books as one of the best books of nature/natural history for 1997 and winner of the 1998 Mountains & Plains Booksellers award.
    TB05706  $75.00




  • Bass, Rick:  The Sky, The Stars, The Wilderness.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 maroon cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine with 1st FEP creased at lower corner. In a fine dust jacket. A collection of three novellas by Bass. Picked by Amazon books as one of the best books of nature/natural history for 1997 and winner of the 1998 Mountains & Plains Booksellers award.
    TB05701  $20.00




  • 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



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    De Bernieres, Louis:  Corelli's Mandolin.  New York: Pantheon Books, (1994). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards with gold text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 3/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 437 pages of text. In 1995 it won the Commonwealth Writers Prize. This title was adapted into a movie in 1994 where it was set on the Greek island of Cephalonia during the Italian, Nazi and Communist occupation during the Second World War. It starred Nicolas Cage, John Hurt and PenÚlope Cruz.
    TB30935  $35.00




  • 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



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    Forbes, 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



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    Frazier, 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



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    Frost, 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




  • 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



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    Kennedy, 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



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    Lash, 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



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    Leaf, 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



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    Malamud, 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



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    Matthiessen, 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



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    McCourt, 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



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    McCullough, 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



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    Michener, 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



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    Miller, Arthur:  Death of a Salesman.  New York: The Viking Press, 1977. First Edition, Signed Limited Edition. Near ine in heavy brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a gilt facsimile of the author's signature on the front board and with illustrated end sheets. A small octavo measuring 8 1/16 by 5 1/2 inches with the cloth on the spine slightly faded and with a small prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a near fine cloth covered slip case. One of only 500 special autographed editions with this copy identified as number 308 and signed by the author on the fly title page. This title brought Miller an international reputation as it became his second Broadway success after All My Sons (1947). Many consider it his masterpiece and perhaps the best play written by an American. The play was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1949 in the drama category. 139 pages of text and script. Illustrated with eight plates from black and white photographs. An exceptional copy of an award winning play.
    TB31420  $500.00



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    Morris, 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



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    Porter, 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



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    Rawlings, 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



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    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  $140.00



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    Steinbeck, 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 some of which has faded particularly near the fore edge. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 3/8" with a prior owner's name on the first free end page and two small light brown stains near the fore edge of the front cover. 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



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    Taylor, 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




  • 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



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    Wilder, Thornton:  The Bridge of San Luis Rey.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1976. Limited Edition by The Franklin Library. Fine in highly decorated dark brown leather covered boards with gilt text and dark green and gilt decorations stamped between the five raised bands on the spine with gilt and dark green tool work on both boards, gilt edging to the text block and with a sewn-in silk placement ribbon. The corners of the spine and of the boards show a tiny amount of rubbing. Without a dust jacket as issued. A Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction in 1928. 148 pages of text with full color illustrations by William Maughan. With no names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB30673  $60.00






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