THE OCTOBER COUNTRY by Ray Bradbury. New York:: Ballantine Books,, 1955.. Stated first edition.. SIGNED and dated on the half-title "Ray Bradbury | Oct. 21, 1980". A collection of short stories, some printed for the first time in book form, including: "The Dwarf," "The Watchful Poker Chip of H. Matisse," "Touched With Fire," and The Wonderful Death of Dudley Stone." Listed by Whitmore Rare Books #signed #literature #firstedition
The Green House, by Mario Vargas Llosa.. New York: Harper & Row, 1968. Hard Cover. Near fine in Very Good Dust Jacket. First American Edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on bookplate which is tipped in on the half-title page over a previous owner's signature. Near fine in blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine...click through to see more. Listed by The Kelmscott Bookshop. Happy Birthday, Mario Vargas Llosa! (3/28/2013)
Another book that was a favorite during childhood. It helped me a great deal.
In Dubious Battle by STEINBECK, John. First Edition.. NY: Covici Friede. (1936) This is a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy, and nearly impossible to find in this condition. In a custom clamshell box. Listed by Ken Lopez, Bookseller, ABAA
FRANNY AND ZOOEY by Salinger, J.D.. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1961.. Exquisitely signed in blue ink likely with a calligraphy pen on the Title Page.. First Edition, Second Printing. A unique example of one of the scarcest signatures of 20th century literature. Custom calm shell case in fine condition.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Listed by TBCL The Book Collector's Library