The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought.
Item Number: 2098
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Laid in is a lecture pamphlet where this book was signed. A thought provoking collection from this Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and one of our finest writers.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1981.
First edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s memorable first novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Laid in is a pamplet of a lecture given by the author. An excellent copy with some fading to the edges in a near fine dust jacket that has a closed tear near the spine crown.
First Edition of The Givenness of Things: Essays; Inscribed by Pulitzer-Prize winning Author Marilynne Robinson
New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2015.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Marilynne Robinson on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine jacket. Signed by Philip Roth on the title page.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937.
First edition. Octavo, original black cloth with titles to the spine and front panel in silver. Inscribed by the author, “To Frank Whitbech, Who has more Cain first editions than Cain has and the more power to him. James M. Cain Los Angeles, Calif June 5, 1944”. Bookplate of the recipient on the front free endpaper, a very good copy with light wear.
"DASHED HOPES AND GOOD INTENTIONS. GOOD, BETTER, BEST, BESTED": FIRST EDITION OF WHOS AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF; INSCRIBED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION BY EDWARD ALBEE
New York: Atheneum, 1962.
First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the front endpage, “For _____, ______ & ______ _______ Edward Albee Dec. 7. 1962 N.Y.C.” Fine in an excellent near fine dust jacket with some wear to the crown and foot of the spine. A nice copy, uncommon inscribed in the year of publication.
"DASHED HOPES AND GOOD INTENTIONS. GOOD, BETTER, BEST, BESTED": FIRST EDITION OF WHOS AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, SIGNED BY EDWARD ALBEE
London: Jonathan Cape, 1962.
First British edition of the author’s most well-known work. Octavo, original cloth. Light wear, else fine in a near fine jacket with light wear. Lengthily inscribed by the author. A nice signed copy.