The Anatomy Lesson.
Item Number: 1516
New York: FSG, 1983.
First Edition. Octavo. Original cloth. Very near fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. “One of Roth’s most unsparing and revealing books, forceful and startling.” (Newsday). A very nice copy
"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.
"There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights": First Edition of Dracula; With a Signed Letter From Bram Stoker Laid In
Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897.
First edition. Octavo, original yellow cloth. One page of ads at rear. With an autograph note signed laid in: Stoker writes on Lyceum Theatre letterhead to a Mr. Colles on 11 July 1892." In near fine condition with some minor rubbing and a few light spots. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
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.
"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.