First edition of Patrick White's The Burnt Ones
The Burnt Ones.
Item Number: 3258
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1964.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Dust jacket art by Sydney Nolan. Contemporary ownership inscription to the front endpage, near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.
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London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1957.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning author’s fifth novel and what many consider to be his finest. Octavo, original blue boards. Signed by Patrick White on a slip pasted to the front free endpaper. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket art by famed Australian artist Sydney Nolan.
New York: The Viking Press, 1970.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Patrick White on the title page. A few spots to the foredge, near fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1985.
First edition of Irving’s sixth novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the title page, “Merry Christmas John Irving.” Some spotting to the page edges in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Honi Werner.
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New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E.L. Konigsburg on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Rare in this condition and signed.
“Only God knows how much I love you”: First American Edition of the Love In The Time Of Cholera; Signed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
First American edition of Garcia Marquez’s work, which ranks as one of the great novels of the last half of the twentieth century. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson and Chip Kidd. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
"Maybe when people longed for a thing that bad the longing made them trust in anything that might give it to them": First Edition of Carson McCuller's The Heart is a Lonely Hunter; Inscribed by Her
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1940.
First edition, first printing with the date on the title page of the author’s first novel and masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows only light wear. Inscribed by Carson McCullers on the front free endpaper. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp example, uncommon signed and inscribed.