The White Castle.
Item Number: 956
New York: George Braziller, 1990.
First American edition of the Nobel Prize- winning author’s first book to be translated into English. Octavo, original boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author.
Other Books by this Author
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.