“DON'T STOP TO THINK OF THE WORDS WHEN YOU DO STOP, JUST STOP TO THINK OF THE PICTURE BETTER-AND LET YOUR MIND OFF YOURSELF IN THIS WORK”: First Hardcover Edition of Jack Kerouac's Doctor Sax
Doctor Sax: Faust Part Three.
Item Number: 19069
New York : Grove Press, Inc, 1959.
First edition, hardcover issue. Octavo, original gray cloth. Light rubbing, near fine in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing to the spine.
"Spooky and tender with stretches of sheer phosphorescent fantasy, Doctor Sax has a vigour and thirst for life. A real prize, one of the lost gems of modern literature" (Rolling Stone).
Other Books by this Author
"I'm making myself seek to find the wild form, that can grow with my wild heart": First Edition of Jack Kerouac's Visions of Cody
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1972.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Light rubbing to the bottom cloth, near fine in a fine dust jacket.
“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple": FIRST EDITION OF THE HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL BEAT CLASSIC THE DHARMA BUMS
New York: Viking Press, 1958.
First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear.
“Finding Nirvana is like locating silence”: FIRST EDITION OF THE HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL BEAT CLASSIC THE DHARMA BUMS
New York: Viking Press, 1958.
First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with light wear. A very bright example.
“In the University library he wandered through the stacks, among the thousands of books, inhaling the musty odor of leather, cloth, and drying page as if it were an exotic incense": First Edition of Stoner; Inscribed by John Williams
New York: The Viking Press, 1965.
First edition of the author’s classic work. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author, “Happy Birthday to Jason from Sheila and the author- John Williams.” Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with some toning to the spine and a few small closed tears. Dust jacket design by Ellen Raskin. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Examples of Stoner are uncommon signed and inscribed.
“If you try and lose then it isn't your fault. But if you don't try and we lose, then it's all your fault": First Edition of the author's Hugo Award-Winning Novel The Ender's Game; Signed by Orson Scott Card
New York: Tor Books, 1985.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Orson Scott Card on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket without wear. Housed in a slipcase. An exceptional example.
“No one in the world gets what they want and that is beautiful": First Edition of Ready Player One; Signed by Ernest Cline
New York: Crown Publishers, 2011.
First edition of the Cline’s first novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Ernest Cline on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Christopher Brand.
Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press/ Harvard University Press, 1990.
First edition. Quarto, original cloth. Signed by Edward O. Wilson on the title page, who has also drawn an ant. Small inscription on the half title page, fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelf wear.