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James M.Dourgarian, Bookman, was established in 1980. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). Like all ABAA members, we answer to a higher authority and follow a higher standard of ethics that guarantees a successful transaction for all our customers.

We buy and sell old books, vintage books, collectible books, rare books, first edition books, and related ephemera. We maintain several specialties. Among them are American fiction first editions from c.1900 to the present. Within that general field, we have heavy emphasis in John Steinbeck and Steinbeckiana. Thus, we buy and sell Steinbeck primary first editions in dust jackets, signed/limited editions, his appearances in anthologies, his periodical appearances, books and periodicals about Steinbeck, film and theatre memorabilia, bibliographies, and miscellaneous items.

We also specialize in these same categories for these authors -- Jack London, Wallace Stegner, and Stephen King. Other specialties include Western Americana, books on California and the West, Photography books, books on Japan, China, and the Orient, and Armed Services Editions. The latter are vintage paperbacks issued to American GIs from 1943 to 1947. They are comprised of mysteries, Westerns, science fiction and fantasy, mainstream fiction, historical novels, science, poetry, adventure stories, and more.

Within our field of modern first editions, we also sell related film memorabilia Thus, we sell film posters, lobby card sets, pressbooks, stills, scripts, etc. for films made from the works of authors we carry such as John Steinbeck, Jack London, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Raymond Chandler, Zane Grey, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Stephen King, Edward Abbey, Anne Rice, and many others.

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[Modern Literature] Abbey, Edward and Hyde, Philip. Slickrock. San Francisco, Sierra Club, 1971, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Words by Edward Abbey, exquisite photographs and commentary by Philip Hyde, they explore the canyon country of Southeast Utah, introduction by John G. Mitchell, Sierra Club Books editor, preface by Hyde, includes a map of proposed highways, existing roads, Escalante Wilderness Area, Capitol Reef National Monument, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and Canyonlands National Park, rear includes Abbey's notes, plus Abbey/Hydge acknowledgments, and a bibliography, this copy Inscribed by Edward Abbey, signed copies are quite scarce. Fine, especially scarce in this condition. JD30849
$600.00
[Modern Literature] Abbey, Edward. Confessions of a Barbarian. Boston, Little, Brown, 1994, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Edited and with an introduction by David Petersen, includes selections from the journals of Ed Abbey from 1951 to 1989, includes original drawings by Ed Abbey. Fine. JD30845
$15.00
[Modern Literature] Abbey, Edward. Desert Solitaire. NY, McGraw-Hill, 1968, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Subtitled A Season in the Wilderness, considered one of his best books, jacket blurbs by A. G. Guthrie, Jr., Tom Lea, and Walter Van Tilburg Clark, illustrated with drawings by Peter Parnall, Abbey provides his own introduction, the book is a result of a seasonal job as a park ranger at Arches National Monument near Moab, UT, this is his first book of nonfiction. One internal tape reinforcement, else fine, a beauty. JD32969
$1,000.00
[Modern Literature] Abbey, Edward. One Life at a Time, Please. NY, Henry Holt, 1988, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Preliminary remarks by Abbey, a collection of essays that first appeared, in abridged form, in newspapers, periodicals, and other publications, this copy briefly Inscribed by Abbey, signed copies are scarce. Fine. JD30851
$400.00
[Modern Literature] Abbey, Edward. Postcards from Ed. n.p., Milkweed Editions, 2006, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Photo-illustrated, edited by David Petersen, foreword by Terry Tempest Williams. Fine. JD30844
$20.00
[Modern Literature] Abbey, Edward. The Brave Cowboy. Salt Lake City, Dream Garden Press, 1993, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Introduction by Kirk Douglas, filmed as Lonely Are the Brave, this old tale in a new time is illustrated with scenes from the film, this was Abbey's second novel, this is No. 22 of 500 numbered copies Signed by Kirk Douglas, with an afterword from publishers Ken Sanders and James Pepper. Fine. JD30847
$300.00
[Modern Literature] Abbey, Edward. The Monkey Wrench Gang. Salt Lake City, Dream Garden Press, 1985, first edition thus, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is the first printing of the 10th anniversary edition, one of 5,000 copies, illustrated by R. Crumb, this copy is Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by Ed Abbey. Fine, scarce in this condition. JD30848
$550.00
[Wallace Stegner] Abell, Elizabeth (editor). American Accent. NY, Ballantine Books, 1954, first edition, first printing, wrappers. Softcover. A paperback original, No. 75, an anthology of 14 stories by writers associated with the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, includes Wallace Stegner's The Blue-Winged Teal as its lead contribution which he has Signed, Colberg B32, also includes Isaac Asimov, A. B. Guthrie, Carson McCullers, Jessamyn West, and others. Near fine. JD1566
$50.00
[Modern Literature] Adamic, Louis. Robinson Jeffers A Portrait. Seattle, University of Washington Book Store, 1929, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 27 of the University of Washington Chapbook series edited by Glenn Hughes, this copy belonged to Jeffers bibliographer Sydney S. Alberts, front free endpaper with his notation "From the Jeffers Collection of/Sydney S. Alberts," this is not a print-on-demand abomination. Fine. JD30518
$100.00
[Armed Services Editions] Adamic, Louis. The Native's Return. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1943), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. B-54 in this important series, an autobiography described as "an American immigrant visits Yugoslavia and discovers his old country," with a note about the author at the end, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD33434
$50.00
[Photography] Adams, Ansel. Ansel Adams An Autobiography. Boston, Little, Brown, 1985, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Ansel Adams from A to Z, copiously illustrated with photos, of course, written with Mary Street Alinder who has Inscribed and dated this copy. Fine. JD31105
$65.00
[Photography] Adams, Ansel. Ansel Adams Images 1923-1974. Boston, New York Graphic Society, 1981, second printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Photographic endpapers, foreword by Wallace Stegner, this copy Signed by Ansel Adams, the book includes 115 extended range photolithographic reproductions. Foxing to top edge, else fine. JD31046
$125.00
[Photography] Adams, Ansel. The American Wilderness. Boston, Little, Brown, 1990, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Edited by Andrea G. Stillman, introduction by William A. Turnage, with 99 plates. Fine. JD31124
$85.00
[Photography] Adams, Ansel. The Camera. Boston, New York Graphic Society, 1981, second printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is Book 1 in the New Ansel Adams Photography Series, produced with the collaboration of Robert Baker, Adams provides his own introduction, it covers visualization, small/medium/large format cameras, lenses, shutters, basic image management, hand-held cameras and those on tripods, view camera adjustments, meters and accessories, plus special-purpose equipment and techniques, this copy Signed by Ansel Adams. Fine. JD31049
$200.00
[Photography] Adams, Ansel. The Camera. Boston, New York Graphic Society, 1980, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is Book 1 in the New Ansel Adams Photography Series, produced with the collaboration of Robert Baker, Adams provides his own introduction, it covers visualization, small/medium/large format cameras, lenses, shutters, basic image management, hand-held cameras and those on tripods, view camera adjustments, meters and accessories, plus special-purpose equipment and techniques. Fine in a jacket with a few stray marks, a few wrinkles, and one internal tape reinforcement. JD33254
$45.00
[Photography] Adams, Ansel. The National Park Service Photographs. NY, Artabras, 1995, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Introduction by Alice Gray, includes photos of Kings River Canyon in California, Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, Native Americans and their land, Zion National Park in Utah, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, and several others. Clipped jacket, else fine. JD31048
$20.00
[Photography] Adams, Ansel. The Negative. Boston, New York Graphic Society, 1981, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is Book 2 in the New Ansel Adams Photography Series, written in collaboration with Robert Baker, includes visualization and image values, light and film, exposure, the Zone system, filters, natural light photography, artificial light photography, darkroom processes, darkroom equipment and procedures, and value control in processing, this copy Signed by Ansel Adams in Carmel in 1983, very scarce thus. Fine. JD31083
$300.00
[Photography] Adams, Ansel. The Print. Boston, Little, Brown, 1983, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Written in collaboration with Robert Baker, this is Book 3 in the New Ansel Adams Photography Series, Adams provides his own introduction, includes visualization and the expressive image, darkroom design and equipment, printing materials, proofs and work prints, the fine print, final processing, finishing, and special printing applications. Fine. JD31051
$75.00
[Photography] (Adams, Ansel). Ansel Adams: Fiat Lux. Irvine, University of California, Irvine, 1990, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This is an exhibition catalogue produced as part of UC, Irvine's 25th anniversary, includes essays by Clark Kerr who commissioned what became Fiat Lux, photos of the UC system which was published in 1967, Nancy Newhall, Beaumont Newhall, Liliane De Cock, and Melinda Wortz, director of the UCI Fine Arts Gallery, followed by the b&w plates. Fine. JD31107
$35.00
[Photography] (Adams, Ansel). Ansel Adams: Fiat Lux. Irvine, University of California, Irvine, 1990, first edition thus, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is an exhibition catalogue produced as part of UC, Irvine's 25th anniversary, includes essays by Clark Kerr who commissioned what became Fiat Lux, photos of the UC system which was published in 1967, Nancy Newhall, Beaumont Newhall, Liliane De Cock, and Melinda Wortz, director of the UCI Fine Arts Gallery, followed by the b&w plates, this hardcover is scarce. Fine. JD31108
$100.00
[Armed Services Editions] Adams, Franklin P. (editor). Innocent Merriment. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. H-231 in this important series, light verse by Lewis Carroll, John Donne, A. A. Milne, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Mark Twain, Dorothy Parker, E. B. White, and many others, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Fair. JD32264
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Adams, Frederick B., Jr. The Crow's Nest. NY, The Colophon: New Series, Spring 1938, first edition. Illustrated cloth over boards, includes a note within The Crow's Nest section under Advertising Announcements about John Steinbeck's Nothing So Monstrous which the Pynson Printers had published in 1936, page 326, Goldstone & Payne G4, Morrow 559. Very good. JD28476
$45.00
[Steinbeckiana] Adams, Frederick, Jr. The Crow's Nest. NY, The Colophon: New Graphic Series, June 1939, first edition. Printed and illustrated boards, includes bibliographic notes on John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath and material about his Their Blood Is Strong, pages 106-107, laid in loosely is a rather insistent subscription flyer and return envelope, Goldstone & Payne G7, Morrow 562. Aged and a bit of rub/wear, else fine. JD28474
$50.00
[Steinbeckiana] Adams, Frederick, Jr. The Crow's Nest. NY, The Colophon: New Graphic Series, March 1939, first edition. Printed and illustrated boards, Adams corrects earlier published information as to the true authorship of poems by Amnesia Glasscock in "The Monterey Beacon" (it wasn't John Steinbeck--it was his wife) and talks a bit about Steinbeck's first book, Cup of Gold, page 112, a prospectus for the Colophon: New Graphic Series is laid in loosely, Goldstone & Payne G6, Morrow 561. Aged, else fine. JD28475
$50.00
[Armed Services Editions] Adams, Henry. The Education of Henry Adams. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. Q-40 in this important series, an autobiography, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32294
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Adams, Ramon F. The Old-Time Cowhand. NY, Macmillan, 1961, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. With 40 b&w illustrations by Nick Eggenhofer, Adams provides his own introduction. Fine in a near fine jacket. JD32995
$75.00
[Armed Services Editions] Adams, Samuel Hopkins. A. Woollcott His Life And His World. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 931 in this important series, a biography, with a note about the author at the end, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32874
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Adams, Samuel Hopkins. Canal Town. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. R-40 in this important series, a historical novel of America in the making, condensed for wartime reading, with a note about the author at the end, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32651
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Albee, Edward. A Delicate Balance. NY, Atheneum, 1966, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. This Pulitzer Prize-winning play is dedicated to his friend, John Steinbeck, with "affection and admiration," not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Foxing to fore edge, else fine. JD28577
$75.00
[Steinbeckiana] Albee, Edward. A Delicate Balance. NY, Samuel French, n.d. (1967), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. This is the first acting edition, it includes Albee's dedication to his friend, John Steinbeck, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morow. Fine. JD28579
$25.00
[Steinbeckiana] Albee, Edward. A Delicate Balance. London, Jonathan Cape, 1968, first British edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Pulitzer Prize winner, dedicated to his friend, John Steinbeck, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Very good plus copy of a rather cheap production. JD28580
$65.00
[Modern Literature] Aldiss, Brian W. Greybeard. NY, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. A novel of the 21st Century. Fine in a very good jacket. JD33109
$75.00
[Photography] Alinder, James and Szarkowski, John. Ansel Adams: Classic Images. Boston, Little, Brown, 1986, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Originally published in 1985 as a paperbound catalogue for the National Gallery of Art exhibition, introduction by Szarkowski, Alinder's contributes his lengthy Ansel Adams, American Artist, followed by 75 plates, book designed by Adrian Wilson. Fine in a near fine jacket. JD31057
$45.00
[Photography] Alinder, Mary Street and Stillman, Andrea Gray (editors). Ansel Adams Letters and Images 1916-1984. Boston, Little, Brown, 1988, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Foreword by Wallace Stegner, this New York Graphic Society Book is Inscribed by Alinder, it includes more than 100 photos plus his letters to Alfred Stieglitz, Jimmy Carter, Dorthea Lange, Edward Weston, and many others. Fine. JD31045
$65.00
[Armed Services Editions] Allen, Hervey. Action at Aquila. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1943), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. A-28, just the 28th title issued in this important series, "a romance of the Civil War," with a note about the author at the end, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI, scarce. Very good. JD32451
$45.00
[Modern Literature] Allen, Woody. Don't Drink the Water. NY, Random House, 1967, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Author's First Book, frontispiece photo from the play of this comedy, the play starred Kay Medford, Lou Jacobi, Anita Gillette, Donna Mills, and others. Fine in a very good plus jacket. JD31161
$275.00
[Modern Literature] Allen, Woody. Four Films of Woody Allen. NY, Random House, 1982, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Advance copy, an uncorrected proof, photo-illustrated, includes Annie Hall, Interiors, Manhattan, and Stardust Memories, this copy is briefly Inscribed by Woody Allen, very scarce. Fine. JD31211
$350.00
[Modern Literature] Allen, Woody. Side Effects. NY, Random House, 1980, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Very fine. JD31209
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Amis, Kingsley. The Green Man. NY, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1969, first American edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. A supernatural novel, jacket design by Paul Bacon. Christmas stamp placed over price on dust jacket. JD33198
$35.00
[Armed Services Editions] Anderson, Sherwood. Selected Short Stories of Sherwood Anderson. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. Q-9 in this important series, a paperback original, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32285
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Anderson, Sherwood. Selected Short Stories of Sherwood Anderson. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. Q-9 in this important series, a paperback original, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine faded, else very good. JD32603
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Andrews, Roy Chapman. Under A Lucky Star. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. F-168 in this important series, autobiography of an explorer, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI, scarce. Spine faded, else very good. JD32487
$12.50
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. A Novelist Wins the Critics' Prize for Best Play of the Year. Chicago, Life, May 2, 1938, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. The article notes that John Steinbeck's play, Of Mice and Men, won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, page 32, also includes two photos from the play, also includes a large photo of Steinbeck (then probably working on The Grapes of Wrath) with text noting that he still had not seen the play dramatization, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Near fine. JD28442
$35.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. Barred. NY, Newsweek, November 27, 1939, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This short piece is listed under the "Transitions" column, page 42, which notes that John Steinbeck's novel, The Grapes of Wrath, was banned by an Illinois library board on grounds of obscenity, the board also ordered that its three copies of the book be burned, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Near fine. JD28420
$20.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. Books. NY, The New Yorker, April 15, 1939, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Includes a review of John Steinbeck's masterpiece, The Grapes of Wrath, pages 101-102, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Fine. JD28397
$20.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. Collier's 1965 Year Book. n.p. (NY), Crowell-Collier, 1965, first edition. This hardcover was issued without dust jacket, it covers the year 1964, it notes that John Steinbeck's visit to Finland caused considerable discussion, page 234, it also notes that he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, page 454, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Very good. JD28573
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. History-Question Mark. Chicago, The Book Collector's Packet, June 1939, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This monthly miscellany of fine press books, bibliography, typography, etc. was printed and published by The Black Cat Press which also printed Harry Thornton Moore's The Novels of John Steinbeck, this anecdotal section, "By A Wife," page 16, notes that she has been busy, "...the Steinbeck title alone being more than enough to keep me busy. Novels of John Steinbeck, a study of his writings and bibliography, is having a wide sale, for many people consider Steinbeck to best of the present day writers," not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Fine. JD28399
$45.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. Of Mice and Men: New Yorkers Flock to See A Brutal Stage Murder. Chicago, Life, December 13, 1937, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Text about and photos of the Broadway production of John Steinbeck's play, pages 44-46, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Good. JD28441
$25.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. Publisher's Note. n.p. (NY), n.p. (Viking), n.d. (1940), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This is an appendix added to the12th printing of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath detailing the book's first year after its initial publication April 14, 1939, 8 pages, includes a bibliography at the end, this separate printing is not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Very good. JD28483
$35.00
[Armed Services Editions] Anonymous. Soldier Art. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 739 in this important series, these are prize winners in a Special Services art contest, reproduced in both color and b&w, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI, scarce. Spine fade, else very good. JD32760
$20.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. Steinbeck: Prophet With Honor In His Country. San Francisco, The Coast, December 1937, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. General text about Steinbeck, page 14, with a full-page photo of him by Sonya Noskowiak, page 15, this is the Vol. 1, No. 1 issue, scarce, although there is nothing by Steinbeck, it is recorded in Goldstone & Payne as C25, G&P states this is his first periodical recognition, not recorded by Morrow, this copy stamped SAMPLE on front cover. Very good. JD31856
$75.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. The Golden Home and High School Encyclopedia. NY, Golden Press, 1961, first edition. Decorative boards, issued without dust jacket, this is Vol. 17 of a set, includes a brief biography and photo of John Steinbeck, page 2434, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, bookplate of noted bibliophile Jackie Koenig. Very good plus. JD28552
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. The Grapes of Wrath. Des Moines, Look, January 16, 1940, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Article previews the John Ford film version of John Steinbeck's masterpiece novel, pages 52-55, text illustrated with still photos from the film and a map which traces the Joad family's trek, story teaser and Steinbeck photo page 3, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Very good-plus. JD28443
$30.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. The Grapes of Wrath. Philadelphia, Click, March 1941, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Back cover advertises John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, along with Pride and Prejudice, as best sellers available to new members of the Book League of America, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Near fine. JD28451
$15.00
[Miscellaneous] Anonymous. The Holy Bible. London, Nonesuch Press, 1963, first edition, first printing, dust jackets. Hardcover. Three volumes of the authorized (or King James version of 1611) Bible, reprinted with the Apocrypha, with reproductions of 105 of the 16th Century woodcuts of Bernard Salomon, Vol. I is thre Old Testament Genesis to Kings, Vol. II is the Old Testament Chronicles to Malachi, Vol. II is the News Testament followed by the Apocrypha of the Old Testament. Fine. JD33021
$100.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. The National Book Awards. NY, National Book Foundation, 1992, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. It lists finalists and winners from 1950 to 1991, it also notes those who were given special citations, it notes that John Steinbneck was nominated for East of Eden in 1953, page 5, and also for Sweet Thursday in 1955, page 6. Fine. JD28955
$12.50
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. untitled. NY, Theatre Arts, March 1940, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Includes brief text on the film version of Of Mice and Men, 213, illustrated with a photo that shows stars Burgess Meredith and Lon Chaney, Jr., also includes brief text on the film version of The Grapes of Wrath, 214, illustrated with a photo from the film, front cover illustrated by James Thurber (from The Male Animal). Very good. JD32253
$15.00
[Steinbeckiana] Anonymous. Viva Zapata!. London, Picture Show & Film Pictorial, April 26, 1952, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This is a "paper for people who go to pictures," includes an 11-photo array from the film that starred Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, and Anthony Quinn, all of whom are pictured, page 8, Brando and his success is also mentioned on page 3, the magazine cover features a huge close up of Brando and Peters, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Rusted staples, very good. JD28435
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Anonymous. Voices of the Rio Grande. n.p. (Albuquerque) , Rio Grande Writers Association, 1976, first edition, first printing, wrappers. Softcover. These are selections from the first Rio Grande Writers Conference, introduction by James A. Fisher, Jr., includes a photo of Tony Hillerman and his The Third of April, a selection from the first chapter of Listening Woman, Hieb bibliography D3, this copy Signed by Hillerman, also includes John Nichols, Rudolfo Anaya, and others. Fine. JD33433
$75.00
[Photography] Armitage, Merle. Brett Weston Photographs. NY, E. Weyhe, Publisher, 1956, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Book designed by Merle Armitage, with the errata slip, his text is printed on rectos only, followed by 18 b&w photos. Very good. JD31102
$1,000.00
[Modern Literature] Arnold, Elliott. Blood Brother. NY, Duell Sloan and Pearce, 1950, first edition thus, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is the first illustrated edition, beautiful color illustrations by Dale Nichols, this copy Signed by Arnold, filmed as Broken Arrow. Fine in a price-clipped jacket with internal tape reinforcements that presents well. JD33246
$75.00
[Armed Services Editions] Arnold, Elliott. Tomorrow Will Sing. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 681 in this important series, a novel, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Clean very good plus. JD32336
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Arnold, Elliott. Tomorrow Will Sing. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 681 in this important series, a novel, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine fade, else very good. JD32725
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Arthur, Robert. Of Mice and Men. NY, Screen Romances, March 1940, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This fictionalization is based on the film version of John Steinbeck's novel, photo-illustrated, pages 64, 66-67, the photos are from the film version that starred Burgess Meredith, Lon Chaney, Jr., and Betty Field, a color illustration of Meredith and Field graces the cover of this movie magazine whose "stories" are based on films, this issue also includes a preview of the film version of The Grapes of Wrath which is also illustrated with stills from that film with captions by Marcella Moore, pages 32-33, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. A bright, clean copy with some wear at the bottom of the spine. JD28417
$50.00
[Steinbeckiana] Astro, Richard. John Steinbeck and Edward F. Ricketts The Shaping of a Novelist. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1973, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. An important book that is the key to understanding the Ricketts influence on Steinbeck, vital to any Steinbeck or Ricketts collection, photo-illustrated, a very scarce book that seldom comes on the market, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne, Morrow 629. Near fine. JD30513
$300.00
[John Steinbeck] Austin, Alex (editor). Great Tales of the Far West. NY, Lion Library, 1956, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 88, a paperback original, Review Copy with review slip, very scarce thus, includes John Steinbeck's Johnny Bear, pages 51-67, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, also includes Wallace Stegner's Chip Off the Old Block which he has Signed, also includes Aldous Huxley, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Saroyan, James M. Cain, Jack London, and others. Ink mark to bottom edge, else fine. JD29592
$100.00
[John Steinbeck] Austin, Alex (editor). Great Tales of the Far West. NY, Pyramid Books, 1959, first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. A 10-cent student edition, rarely encountered, contents are the same as the Lion Library edition of 1956, includes John Steinbeck's Johnny Bear, pages 51-67, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, also includes Wallace Stegner's Chip Off the Old Block which he has Signed, not recorded by Colberg, also includes James M. Cain, F. Scoott Fitzgerald, Jack London, William Saroyan, and others. Bottom of spine corrupted, very good minus. JD29616
$100.00
[John Steinbeck] Austin, Alex (editor). Wives and Lovers. NY, Lion Library, 1956, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 111, a paperback original, cover art by Sussman, includes John Steinbeck's The Harness, pages 152-164, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, also includes Truman Capote, James Jones, D. H. Lawrence, William Carlos Williams, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and others. Near fine. JD29590
$20.00
[Modern Literature] Austin, Mary. The Land of Little Rain. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1903, early edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Author's First Book, a classic of the desert land of the Southwest, illustrated by E. Bloyd Smith, not only with full-page compositions, but also with marginal sketches throughout, bound in tan cloth with brown and green decorations to front cover with author, title, and publisher in brown, the very scarce jacket is also later with a list of other books by Austin, this probably dates to c.1920, this is a Zamorano 80 title. Fine in a jacket with tiny chipping to top of spine panel, else fine. JD30692
$250.00

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