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Sleepwalk [Limited, signed hardbound edition]

By: John Saul

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Bantam Books [John Saul]: 1990

Edition: 1st ed., limited hardbound ed.

Seller ID: s180315c

Condition: Fine.


1st ed., a special hardcover edition limited to 50 numbered and signed presentation copies designed and bound by the author. 4to, blue cloth, gilt titles. This is copy no. 6, presented to George Christy -- book reviewer for the Hollywood Reporter. This was the thriller-horror author’s thirteenth book. “Borrego, New Mexico. A peaceful little desert town. Except for one thing. Somebody here hates teenagers. Hates them. These troublemakers, these rebels, have to be ... View more info

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The Fog Comes

By: Mary Collins

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons: 1941

Edition: First ed.

Inscription: Inscribed by author Collins on ffep.

Seller ID: cr180613a


12mo, decorated blue cloth. First ed; with publisher’s logo and ‘A’ on copyright page. The murder of a Californian woman who indulged in blackmail, and whose murder puts several relatives under suspicion. Very good; a clean, tight copy very lightly cocked; end papers toned; contemporary bookstore seal inside back cover. Inscribed May 17, 1941 on ffep to Edward Crussell, Sacramento bookseller. Dustjacket is good with wear to edges, some nicking and chipping at s... View more info

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Race Rock.

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY: Harper & Brothers: 1954

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622a


The author's first novel, published just after he returned from Paris, where he helped found the Paris Review. Very Good-near fine in VG d/w. The book itself is clean, bright and tight; the only interior flaw is a prior owner’s inked signature at top of FFEP. No rubbing or chipping to covers, as often bound, but a thin fade line at top and bottom of spine. Dust jacket is not price-clipped but spine is lightly rubbed at top and bottom with some age-toning. View more info

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Partisans [Advance Review Copy].

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $425.00

Publisher: NY: Viking: 1955

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622b


Partisans [Advance Review Copy]. NY: Viking, 1955. 1st ed.,12mo, blue/beige cloth. His second novel, set in Paris. Featuring communism, street people, and an idealistic American journalist. The novel explores the need for political commitment in the face of poverty and injustice. Advance review copy with publisher’s review slip and author’s photograph laid in. A fine, pristine copy in fine d/w with some very minor edgewear at bottom. Signed by Matthiessen on title ... View more info

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Raditzer.

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY: Viking Press: 1961

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622c


1st ed., 12mo, blue boards, ¼ cloth. Matthiessen’s third novel, a tale of the sea in which a rich young man enlists in the navy and befriends a vicious opportunist. A fine copy; Pristine appearance overall with just a hint of surface wear to boards but a 1” partial separation of front FFEP at top of hinge. Dustjacket has a tiny bit of surface wear on bottom edge. Despite these minor flaws, this book is notoriously prone to wear and this is one of the best copies we ... View more info

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Seal Pool

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY: Doubleday: 1972

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622u

Condition: Fine


1st ed., 8vo, illustrated cloth. Matthiessen's first and only children's book, with an ecological theme. Jacket and illustrations by William Pene du Bois. This copy is with the special reinforced library binding, as originally issued. A pristine copy in near fine d/w. The book itself is flawless; the jacket is lightly soiled at edges and is price-clipped. View more info

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Midnight Turning Gray

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $125.00

Publisher: & Ampresand Press/Roger Williams College: 1984

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: Signed.

Seller ID: s180624b


8vo, softbound gray wrappers.A collection of seven short shories, all previously published. A Fine copy with practically no surface wear. Signed on title page. View more info

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A Clark City Press Reader/Spring 1993. "Red and Blue Days / Writings on the American West" [signed copy]

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Livingston [Montana]: Clark City Press: 1993

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed.

Seller ID: s180624f

Condition: Fine.


5"x9" stapled wrappers, 34 pp.. Publishers announcement containing selections from forthcoming works, including an excerpt from Matthiessen's anticipated book Red and Blue Days/Writings on the American West. The book was never published, leaving this excerpt as the only published survivor. Fine. View more info

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Chicago

By: Watkins, Maurine

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1927

Edition: First ed.

Seller ID: k180613c


1st ed., 12mo, decorated boards. The first printing of the theatrical play that was the basis for several popular Broadway productions and films about sex, murder, and “Roxie Hart” -- including the 2002 Oscar winning production with Richard Gere and Renee Zellweger. The first volume in Knopf’s ‘Theatre of Today’ series edited by George Jean Nathan. A Very good copy with light rubbing to edges and corners, several small nicks at top and bottom of spine, s... View more info

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The Black Path of Fear

By: Woolrich, Cornell

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Doubleday Doran & Co: Crime Club: 1944

Edition: First ed.

Seller ID: cr180613b


First edition. Basis for the 1946 film noir The Chase, starring Robert Cummings and Peter Lorre. Johnson, The Dark Page, p. 296. A very good copy; clean and tight with no damage other than very light rubbing to lower corners and a small rectangle of paper/glue residue on ffep possibly from a prior bookplate removal. [1/2”x1”] Dust jacket is fair only; not price-clipped but with significant chipping to edges and corners and 1” closed tear at bottom of spine. View more info