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.
Other Books by this Author
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.
"The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" Rare First Edition of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Signed by E.L. Konigsburg
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 dedication page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson and Chip Kidd. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. Also, laid into the book is the original postcard for the publication.
"Men go out into the desert, and they are like ships at sea; no one knows when they will return": FIrst English Edition of J.M.G. Le Clezio's Desert; Signed by Him
London: Atlantic Books, 2009.
First British edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by J.M.G. Le Clezio on the title page.
"What I mean is, I love winter, and when you really love something, then it loves you back, in whatever way it has to love": First Edition of A Separate Peace; Inscribed by John Knowles
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1960.
First edition of Knowles’ award-winning first novel, a “modern classic” often compared to J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To ____ With all best regards- John Knowles.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped second issue dust jacket. A very sharp example.