The Cage Keeper and Other Stories.
Dubus III, Andre.
Item Number: 449
New York: Dutton, 1989.
The uncorrected proof of the first edition of the author’s first book, a well-received collection of stories. Octavo. Original orange wrappers as issued. Small tear at base of spine, otherwise fine in wrappers with proposed publication date written in pencil on the front cover.
Other Books by this Author
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1989.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed twice by Dubus with the words added “Stay true and be you.” Fine in a fine dust jacket without the usual fading to the orange spine panel. Jacket design by David Gatti.
New York: Norton, 1999.
First edition of this work, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. Octavo, original half cloth. Warmly inscribed by Andre Dubus III on the dedication page and also signed by again by Dubus on the title page. A review copy with the slip laid in, fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Carol DeVine Carson.
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1989.
Uncorrected proof of the first edition of the author’s first book, a well-received collection of stories. Octavo, original orange wrappers. Signed by Andre Dubus III on the title page. Review slip laid in, in fine condition.
"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.
London: Michael Joseph, 1954.
First Edition of the author’s second novel in her acclaimed Martha Quest series. Octavo. Original cloth. An excellent near fine copy in a very good dustjacket which contains the rare yellow wraparound band stating that Lessing has won the Somerset Maugham Award. Signed by the author on the title page. Rather uncommon with the band present.
"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.