Item Number: 204
New York: Viking Press, 2003.
First American edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it's curved like a road through mountains”: First Edition of A Streetcar Named Desire; Signed by Tennessee Williams and Six original members of the original caste; Including Marlon Brando
New York: New Directions, 1947.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated boards. Signed by Tennesse Williams and six of the principal members of the original broadway cast. In addition to Williams, it is signed by Marlon Brando, Jessica Tandy, Gee Gee James, Peg Hillias, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden. From the collection of Herbert Adrian Rehner, with his signature, dated 1948, on the front free endpaper. Rehner was a college classmate of one of Karl Malden’s younger brothers, and the two made numerous trips to New York in the 1940s. It was during this time they were introduced to the actors that director Elia Kazan had assembled for the Broadway debut of Williams’ play. Rehner was a frequent dinner guest of Williams’ during this period. Some rubbing to the bottom cloth and extremities in a near fine dust jacket with some of the usual sunning to the spine. Copies signed by the principle actors and Williams are rare.
New York: Harcourt, Inc, 2007.
First American edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the Gunter Grass on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated by Michael Henry Heim.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1966.
First edition of the authors second book. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by John McPhee on the title page. A near fine copy in the dust jacket with a few stains to the bottom panel and a small chip to the crown.
"The years that were covered in these letters, were like riding on a bullet train": First Edition of Fear and Loathing in America: The Gonzo Letters Volume II; Signed by Hunter S. Thompson and David Halberstam
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.
First edition. Octavo, original boards. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelf wear. Signed by both Hunter Thompson on the half title page and David Halberstam on the title page, who contributed the foreword to this volume.