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American Literature

Modern first editions and collectable editions of American Literature books written by US Authors.

 

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  1. First edition, first printing; 8vo; publisher's green cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt, top edge gilt; with the dust jacket; cloth a little mottled as usual but an excellent copy in the rather worn, rubbed, chipped and internally repaired dust jacket.

    £1,200
  2. 8vo; full complement of blank pages; printing department binding of green cloth, gilt lettered lettering-piece to spine (later addition), plain paper endpapers to front (paste-residue showing and offsetting), heavier, more finished salmon ones to rear, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, soiling and fading to boards and spine but sound and solid; hand-written letter loosely inserted (215 x 140 mm), folded horizontally twice, creased at corners, short split to right margin of each fold, otherwise very good.

    £3,750
  3. First edition, first printing; 8vo; title printed in black & brown, plates and facsimiles; publisher's brown cloth, a fine copy, printed dust-jacket, some very mild toning to extremities but overall an excellent example.

    £250
  4. First edition, first printing, review copy with ink stamp and publisher's ink note to title; 8vo; publisher's red cloth, a fine copy, dust-jacket, minor superficial rubbing to one corner and spine ends, but overall a fine example.

    £250
  5. First edition, this copy unnumbered but stated 'Presentation Copy' on limitation page, with 34 signatures (plus one faded) on front and rear endleaves, 4to. 224pp., photographic reproductions of actors and film posters, publisher's quarter tan leather over grey cloth, mounted with a facsimile of the poster for the film of 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest', a tad rubbed on outer edge of upper cover, otherwise a fine copy.

    £450
  6. First edition, 8vo; slight age-toning, bookplate to upper pastedown, else fine; publisher's black cloth gilt, geometric design to upper cover, printed dust-jacket, the upper panel bisected into boxes containing appraisals of the author's literary skills and the rear one with reviews of this title from literary luminaries such as Ford Madox Ford, John Dos Passos and Waldo Frank, some age-darkening, more so to spine, chipped on corners and spine-ends with short split to inner edge of upper panel, otherwise in a remarkably good and original state; [1-15], 16-214, [215, blank] pp.

    £15,750
  7. First edition, first impression (with Random House's standard number line commencing with '2'), number 17 of 50 special copies for presentation, signed & inscribed by the author, 8vo, original cloth, slightly dulled at spine but otherwise very good, plastic jacket and slip-case.

    £950
  8. First edition; 8vo;, toned, slight residue and offsetting to upper endpapers from excised bookplate (ý), else near-fine; publisher's dark green cloth stamped in red, dust-jacket, professionally restored, damp-stain on rear flap, spine panel darkened, otherwise very good.

    £3,250
  9. First editions, 6 vols, 8vo; small contemporary ownership name to each front free endpaper, else fine, publisher's orange cloth, printed dust-jackets, slight age-toning, otherwise a very fine set.

    £975
  10. First edition; 8vo; publisher's cloth, pictorial dust jacket, slight fading to spine, a hint of rubbing to corners, small blemish to top edge of text block, near-fine otherwise.

    £850
 

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