The Flaming Corsage.
Item Number: 687
New York: Viking, 1996.
First Edition. Octavo. Original boards. Inscribed by Kennedy on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The sixth novel in Kennedy’s Albany Cycle.
Other Books by this Author
"Let us, then, be up and doing, with a heart for any fate": First Edition of William Kennedys Pulitzer-Prize Winning Novel; Inscribed by Him in the Year of Publication
New York: Viking Press, 1983.
First edition. Octavo, original half gray cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Warmly inscribed by the author on the title page in the year of publication, “For Bob Donovan, who at the moment currently connects me with both Cornell and Albany State, with gratitude Bill Kennedy 1/20/83.”
New York: Viking Press, 1983.
First Edition. Octavo, original half gray cloth. Signed by author on the front free endpaper. Laid in is a newspaper article on Kennedy winning the Pulitzer Prize. Some offsetting to the half and title pages, otherwise fine in a fine dust jacket. A very nice example.
New York: Viking Press, 1978.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For Lee and Laurie, who have watched the game from a ringside seat, with good will and love, Bill”, additionally signed by Kennedy on the half-title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with wear and chips to the extremities. A nice inscription.
New York: Dial Press, 1969.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo. Original boards. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a slightly toned spine.
New York: Viking, 1982.
Uncorrected proofs of the first editions of each of the author’s first three novels in the acclaimed Albany Cycle. Octavo, original wrappers. 3 volumes. Each are signed by the author. Legs is in near fine condition. Billy Phelan’s Greatest Game has some spots on the front panel, else near fine. Ironweed is in fine condition without wear.
“Only God knows how much I love you”: First American Edition of the Love In The Time Of Cholera; Signed and dated by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
First American edition of the author’s work that ranks as one of the great novels of the last half of the twentieth century. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed and dated in 1990 by Garcia Marquez on the dedication page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
"The facts are always less than what really happened": First Edition of Julys People; Signed by Nadine Gordimer
London: Jonathan Cape, 1981.
First edition of one of the author’s most beloved titles. Octavo, original cloth Signed by Nadine Gordimer on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1974.
Uncorrected British proof of the first edition of the author’s Booker Prize-winning novel. Octavo. Signed by the author on the title page. Good in wrappers as issued. An uncommon proof.