Item Number: 2793
New York: New American Library, 1968.
First edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet’s first book. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the rear panel. Signed by the author on the title page.
Other Books by this Author
"Because the lives of the wicked should be made brief For the rest of us death would be relief": First Edition of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street; Inscribed by Stephen Sondheim
New York: Random House, 1979.
First edition of this Tony Award for Best Musical. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Stephen Sondheim on the half-title page. Fine in a very good dust jacket with light wear to the crown. Jacket art by Frank Verlizzo.
Medellin, Columbia: Aguirre Editor, 1961.
First edition of the author’s second book, later translated into English as No One Writes to the Colonel. Octavo, original wrappers. Inscribed and dated in 1963 by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. In near fine condition with a trace of wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example of this rarity.
Garden City: Doubleday and Co., 1980.
First edition, first printing of the author’s classic work. Octavo. Inscribed by Reid Banks and additional signed by the illustrator Brock Cole. Light wear to the bottom boards, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket. A nice bright copy, uncommon signed.
New York: Stein and Day Publishers, 1965.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the half title page, “From Sir Peter Shaffer.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with some toning to the spine.
"Associate with the noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty; but learn to be happy alone": First Edition of Ravelstein; Inscribed by Saul Bellow
New York: Viking Press, 2000.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For Tina Gotte Saul Bellow.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.