The Caine Mutiny.
Item Number: 1229
Garden City: Doubleday, 1951.
First edition of the author’s Pulitzer Prize- winning novel. Octavo. Original blue cloth with titles to the spine in silver. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a near fine first issue dust jacket that shows very light wear (“The City Boy” on the back panel jacket as opposed to the later issue “City Boy”). A very sharp copy.
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"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: Pantheon Books, 2000.
First edition of the sequel to Adventures in the Screen Trade. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by William Goldman on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"All good things-trout as well as eternal salvation-come by grace and grace comes by art and art does not come easy": First Edition of A River Runs Through It; Signed by Norman MacClean
Chicago: University of Chicago, 1976.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. The first printing run was only 1577 copies. Rare signed.