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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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[Armed Services Editions] Gable, John A. (editor). The Man in the Arena. Washington, D. C., The Legacy Project, 2003, first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. These are selected speeches, letters and essays by Theodore Roosevelt, with photos and other illustrations, includes an introduction by the editor, this is the sixth in a series of new Armed Services Editions which were originally issued to American GIs from 1943 to 1947 with these new books issued to American soldiers throughout the world through the national, all volunteer initiative of the Legacy Project headed by Andrew P. Carroll, condensed from the original edition, this book is done in the same manner as the original ASEs. Fine, unread. JD31336
$10.00
[John Steinbeck] Gable, Sister Mariella O. S. B (editor). Many-Colored Fleece. NY, Sheed and Ward, 1950, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes John Steinbeck's The Miracle of Tepayac, brief introduction and text pages 60-66, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, also includes Graham Greene, Katherine Anne Porter, Langston Hughes. Brief ink inscription, else near fine in a very good jacket. JD29549
$35.00
[Steinbeckiana] Galati, Frank. John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. NY, Penguin Books, 1990, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Advance copy, an uncorrected proof, the script was adapted by Galati from Steinbeck's masterpiece novel, the play by the Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago won the Tony Award as best Broadway play, very few of these proofs were produced. Fine. JD30216
$100.00
[Steinbeckiana] Galati, Frank. John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. NY, Penguin Books, 1990, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This first trade edition (there was no trade hardcover) is illustrated with photos from the Broadway play production by the Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago which won the Tony Award for the best Broadway play. Fine. JD30218
$20.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gannett, Lewis. John Steinbeck Personal and Bibliographical Notes. NY, Viking, 1939, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Second issue with the erroneous frontispiece attribution (to Stjernstrom) blacked out and with Bo Beskov substituted, Goldstone & Payne F3, Morrow 567. Fine. JD5384
$50.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gannett, Lewis. John Steinbeck Personal and Bibliographical Notes. NY, Viking, 1939, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Second issue with the erroneous frontispiece attribution (to Stjernstrom) blacked out and with Bo Beskov substituted, Goldstone & Payne F3, Morrow 567. Very good plus. JD30479
$35.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gannett, Lewis. John Steinbeck Personal and Bibliographical Notes. NY, Viking, 1939, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Third issue with the frontispiece attributed, correctly, to Bo Beskov and which reproduces in facsimile a letter from Steinbeck on Pacific Biological Laboratories stationery thanking the American Booksellers Association for selecting The Grapes of Wrath as its favorite novel of 1939, Goldstone & Payne F4, not recorded by Morrow, this issue is scarce. Fine. JD30934
$50.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gardiner, Harold C. (editor). Fifty Years of the American Novel 1900-1950. NY, Scribners, 1951, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. A Christian appraisal with essays on Edith Wharton, Theodore Dreiser, Willa Cather, Sinclair Lewis, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, and Thomas Wolfe as well as John Steinbeck: Life Affirmed and Dissolved by John S. Kennedy pages 217-236, Goldstone & Payne F31, Morrow 588. Fine in a very good plus jacket. JD28507
$25.00
[John Steinbeck] Gardner, John and Dunlap, Lennis. The Forms of Fiction. NY, Random House, 1962, first edition. No dust jacket, this is John Gardner's first book, preceding his The Resurrection by four years, it is essentially a text book written while he was an English professor at Chico State College, Signed by Gardner, it includes John Steinbeck's The Chrysanthemums, pages 248-258, text from The Long Valley, Goldstone & Payne B124, not recorded by Morrow, also includes Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Edgar Allan Poe, Anton Chekhov, James Joyce, and others. Very good plus. JD29653
$500.00
[Modern Literature] Gardner, John. The Construction of the Wakefield Cycle. Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press, 1974, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Issued as part of the Literary Structures series edited by Gardner who was best known as a poet and novelist, but who here shows his chops as an academic. Fine. JD31244
$45.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gassner, John and Nichols, Dudley (editors). Best Film Plays - 1945. NY, Crown, 1946, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes Frank Butler's screenplay for A Medal for Benny in its entirety, includes credits, setting, and text, 589-648, it also includes b&w photos from the film which was based on a story by John Steinbeck and his boyhood friend, Max Wagner, Goldstone & Payne B45, not recorded by Morrow, it also includes the screenplays for Lost Weekend, Spellbound, Double Indemnity (Raymond Chandler), and several others. Very good. JD29519
$125.00
[Modern Literature] Gay, Alice. Robinson Jeffers at Occidental College. n.p. (Los Angeles), Occidental College, 1955, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Printed by the Ward Ritchie Press, a checklist of the Jeffers collection in the Mary Norton Class Library, published on the 50th anniversary of his graduation from Occidental, foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. Front cover intact, but detached, else very good. JD30535
$7.50
[Steinbeckiana] Geismar, Maxwell. American Moderns From Rebellion to Conformity. NY, Hill and Wang, 1958, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Review Copy with review slip that shows publication date as April 14, 1958, includes material on William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, Norman Mailer, J. D. Salinger, William Styron, and others, including John Steinbeck, pages 151-156, 164-167, this item wasn't in the Adrian H. Goldstone collection, cited via the University of Texas copy, Goldstone & Payne F41, not recorded by Morrow. Light wear and some foxing, else fine. JD28524
$35.00
[Steinbeckiana] Geismar, Maxwell. Writers in Crisis. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1942, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Subtitled The American Novel Between Two Wars, it studies Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, William Faulkner, Thomas Wolfe, and John Steinbeck, the Steinbeck chapter is entitled John Steinbeck: Of Wrath or Joy?, pages 237-270, Goldstone & Payne F11, not recorded by Morrow. Very good. JD28489
$35.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gibbs, Lincoln R. John Steinbeck, Moralist. Yellow Springs, The Antioch Review, Summer 1942, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. His piece runs right before a differing view by Stanley Edgar Hyman entitled Some Notes on John Steinbeck, pages 172-184 and 185-200, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Library stamp, soiling to rear cover, else very good. JD28426
$20.00
[Modern Literature] Gilbert, Rudolph. Shine, Perishing Republic. Boston, Bruce Humphries, 1936, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Subtitled Robinson Jeffers and the tragic sense in modern poetry, includes a note by the author, also a poet, as well as presenting a previously unpublished letter by Jeffers, the book has six parts, The Poet of Our Time, His Philosophy, Mysticism and Symbolism, Tragedy: An Approach to the Not Self, Attitude Toward Poetry, Civilization and Nature, and ends with Bibliography. Ink name, very good plus. JD30494
$50.00
[John Steinbeck] Gillenson, Lewis W. (editor). Fabulous Yesterday. NY, Harper & Bros., 1961, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is "Coronet" magazine's 25th anniversary album, illustrated with 150 cartoons, drawings, and photos, includes John Steinbeck's Our "Rigged" Morality, pages 196-198, this piece is actually an exchange of letters between Steinbeck and Adlai E. Stevenson, illustrated with a photo of Steinbeck holding his head in his hands while holding a cigarette, Goldstone & Payne B119, not recorded by Morrow, also includes Sherwood Anderson, Edward R. Murrow, Philip Wylie, John F. Kennedy, P. G. Wodehouse, H. G. Wells, and others. Fine in a very good jacket. JD29646
$35.00
[Armed Services Editions] Gilligan, Edmund. Voyage of the Golden Hind. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 720 in this important series, a novel of the sea, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD31953
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Gilligan, Edmund. Voyage of the Golden Hind. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 720 in this important series, a novel of the sea, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32356
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Gillis, William R. Memories of Mark Twain and Steve Gillis. Sonora, The Banner, 1924, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Frontispiece photo of Twain, many members of the Gillis clan were friends with Samuel Longhorn Clemens, otherwise known as Mark Twain, they knew him as just one of the boys, William R. Gillis recounts many stories of their adventures with Twain well before he published his first book, in fact, they were the ones who took Twain to Calaveras County to the famous jumping frog competition which resulted in Twain's first book. Front bottom corner bumped, bound now within a Gaylord Bros. Photomount Pamphlet Binder which has some stray marks, else very nice. JD29305
$45.00
[Modern Literature] Gillis, William R. Memories of Mark Twain and Steve Gillis. Sonora, The Banner, 1924, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Frontispiece photo of Twain, many members of the Gillis clan were friends with Samuel Longhorn Clemens, otherwise known as Mark Twain, they knew him as just one of the boys, William R. Gillis recounts many stories of their adventures with Twain well before he published his first book, in fact, they were the ones who took Twain to Calaveras County to the famous jumping frog competition which resulted in Twain's first book, this copy is Signed by William R. Gillis. Very good. JD30662
$60.00
[Modern Literature] Gillis, William R. Memories of Mark Twain and Steve Gillis. Sonora, The Banner, 1924, second edition, wrappers. Softcover. Frontispiece photo of Twain, many members of the Gillis clan were friends with Samuel Longhorn Clemens, otherwise known as Mark Twain, they knew him as just one of the boys, William R. Gillis recounts many stories of their adventures with Twain well before he published his first book, in fact, they were the ones who took Twain to Calaveras County to the famous jumping frog competition which resulted in Twain's first book. Water marked, else very good. JD31707
$25.00
[Miscellaneous] Gilman, Carolyn. Lewis and Clark Across the Divide. Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Books/Missouri Historical Society, 2003, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photos, drawings, and maps, decorated endpapers. As new in publisher's shrink-wrap. JD27245
$50.00
[John Steinbeck] Gingrich, Arnold and Hills, L. Rust (editors). The Armchair Esquire. NY, Putnams's Sons, 1958, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes John Steinbeck's The Case of Arthur Miller, pages 245-248, text from "Esquire," Goldstone & Payne B106, not recorded by Morrow, also includes D. H. Lawrence, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, J. D. Salinger, Saul Bellow, and others. Fine in a very good jacket. JD29611
$25.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gingrich, Arnold and Hills, L. Rust (editors). The Armchair Esquire. NY, Popular Library, 1960, first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. W1100, it includes John Steinbeck's The Case of Arthur Miller, 205-208, Goldstone & Payne B114, Morrow 354, the book also includes an introduction by Granville Hicks and a preface by Gingrich, the long-time editor of "Esquire," as well as other contributions by J. D. Salinger, D. H. Lawrence, F. Scott Fitzgerald, H. L. Mencken, Saul Bellow, Thomas Wolfe, and others. Fine. JD29619
$25.00
[John Steinbeck] Gingrich, Arnold and Hills, L. Rust (editors). The Armchair Esquire. London, Heinemann, 1959, first British edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes John Steinbeck's The Case of Arthur Miller, pages 239-242, Goldstone & Payne B108, Morrow 353, also includes Ernest Hemingway, Aldous Huxley, Sinclair Lewis, J. D. Salinger, Thomas Wolfe, and others. For an unknown reason, a portion of the copyright page has been "blued," else fine in a very good plus jacket. JD29626
$25.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gladstein, Mimi. In Search of Steinbeck: A Continuing Journey. "Nova", Sept. 1983, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. 7-9, 12. Fine. JD701
$5.00
[Modern Literature] Gold, Herb. Lady Spain. Playboy, April 1975, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. The issue also includes an interview with Dustin Hoffman, a Kennedy memoir by Ben Bradlee, and fiction by Al Capp. Very good plus. JD5572
$10.00
[Miscellaneous] Goldberg, Rabbi Nathan. Passover Haggadah. NY, KTAV Publishing House, 1973, first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. Large format, a new English translation and instructions for the Seder by Goldberg based on the Haggadah by Rabbi Z. Harry Gutstein, issued in cooperation with the Jewish Association for Services for the aged. Very good. JD31541
$25.00
[Steinbeckiana] Goldstein, Norm. Henry Fonda. NY, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Fonda's photo is featured on the front cover, being a celebration of his life and work, filled with photos from his films, including that of Fonda in his role as Tom Joad in the film version of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Fine. JD28782
$15.00
[Steinbeckiana] Goldstone, Adrian H. and Payne, John R. John Steinbeck A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Adrian H. Goldstone Collection. Austin, University of Texas Press, 1974, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is the Bible of Steinbeck bibliographies, it is a very scarce and collectible book in its own right, one of just 1,200 copies, frontispiece photo of Steinbeck, indispensible. Fine, especially scarce in this condition when both book and jacket are fine. JD27470
$450.00
[Steinbeckiana] Goldstone, Adrian H. and Payne, John R. John Steinbeck Bibliography. Austin, University of Texas, 1974, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. One of 1,200 copies, a scarce and collectible book in its own right, this is the Bible of all Steinbeck bibliographies, long out of print, this copy Signed by John R. Payne, with a color snapshot photo of Adrian Goldstone looking at a book, Morrow 636. Slight tear to original clear plastic dust jacket, top and fore edges foxed, else fine, unread. JD29031
$375.00
[Steinbeckiana] Goldstone, Adrian H. and Payne, John R. John Steinbeck Bibliography. Austin, University of Texas, 1974, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. One of 1,200 copies, a scarce and collectible book in its own right, this is the Bible of all Steinbeck bibliographies, long out of print, Morrow 636. Fine copy in its original clear plastic dust jacket that, as usual, has some chips and tears. JD30469
$375.00
[Steinbeckiana] Goodman, Jack (editor). While You Were Gone. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 1178 in this important series, "a report on wartime life in the United States" in a book destined for returning soldiers so that they could acclimate themselves to the new norm, it includes pieces by Paul Gallico, Carey McWilliams, Margaret Mead, James Thurber, etc., slightly condensed, isused by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI, in the BOOKS section authored by Lewis Gannett, the New York critic writes interestingly and sympathetically about John Steinbeck and the ill-conceived criticism of Steinbeck for his novel The Moon Is Down, pages 409-410, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Very good. JD32156
$25.00
[Armed Services Editions] Goodrich, Marcus. Delilah. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. T-37 in this important series, novel of a warship, it reprints ASE No. B-59 issued earlier in the series in 1943, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32184
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Goodrich, Marcus. Delilah. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. T-37 in this important series, novel of a warship, it reprints ASE No. B-59 issued earlier in the series in 1943, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32325
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Gores, Joe. Hammett. San Francisco, American Zoetrope, 1975, first edition thus. This is the screenplay by Gores based on his own novel, this is the director's version, so noted on the title page (Wenders Version), printed on rectos only, Inscribed by the film's director, Wim Wenders ("From one Hammett Fan to another one," laid in loosely is a Christmas card from Gores to David Belch (and family), Belch was head of public relations for the San Francisco Public Library. Slight toning to pages, else fine. JD31172
$250.00
[Miscellaneous] Grabhorn, Edwin and Robert. Rare Americana First Series of Grabhorn Press Reprints. n. p. (San Francisco), n. p. (Grabhorn Press), n.d. (c.1932), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A catalogue of 10 books to be offered by the Grabhorn Press, "a rare departure from their usual practice of issuing limited and expensive reprints," scarce. Very good. JD27255
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Grass, Gunter. The Flounder. Playboy, December 1978, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. The issue also includes an interview with John Travolta, fiction by Trevanian, and an article by F. Lee Bailey. Touch of wear and age, else fine. JD5544
$7.50
[Steinbeckiana] Gray, James. John Steinbeck. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1971, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 94 in the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers series, with a bibliography in the rear, Goldstone & Payne F69, Morrow 620, Review Copy with review slip, very scarce thus. Fine. JD28718
$30.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gray, James. On Second Thought. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1946, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. He discusses many literary notables such as Sinclair Lewis, Eugene O'Neill, Kay Boyle, Pearl Buck, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Saroyan, Wallace Stegner, etc. he writes about John Steinbeck on pages 130-140, Gioldstone & Payne F19,not recorded by Morrow. Very good. JD28492
$20.00
[Miscellaneous] Grayson, Andrew Jackson. Birds of the Pacific Slope. San Francisco, The Arion Press, n.d. (1986), first edition. Two posters that are essentially a prospectus for the portfolio of 156 bird portraits that The Arion Press published in 1986, the portraits constituted his surviving paintings at The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley reproduced in color in full scale, the portfolio was accompanied by a companion biography by Lois Chambers Stone with field notes by Grayson, and a preface by S. Dillon Ripley, the book edition was limited to 400 copies and was published at $4,500, one poster reproduces plate 90, Thick-Billed Kingbird, the other reproduces plate 14, King Vulture, both in color, both housed in the original shipment container from The Arion Press. Fine. JD31277
$50.00
[John Steinbeck] Grayson, Charles (editor). New Stories for Men. Garden City, Doubleday, Doran, 1941, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes John Steinbeck's The Vigilante, pages 447-453, text from The Long Valley, Goldstone & Payne B15, not recorded by Morrow, also includes Sinclair Lewis, John O'Hara, James Thurber, John Fante, and others. Near fine. JD29320
$65.00
[John Steinbeck] Grayson, Charles (editor). New Stories for Men. Garden City, Perma Books, 1951, first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. P122, includes John Steinbeck's The Vigilante, pages 17-25, text from The Long Valley, Goldstone & Payne B67, not recorded by Morrow, also includes John O'Hara, James Thurber, Sinclair Lewis, and others. Near fine. JD29546
$20.00
[John Steinbeck] Greenberg, Martin H. and Waugh, Charles G. (editors). The Arbor House Treasury of Nobel Prize Winners. NY, Arbor House, 1983, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes John Steinbeck's The Leader of the People, introduction and text pages 213-228, also includes Sinclair Lewis, Pearl Buck, William Faulklner, Ernest Hemingway, Saul Bellow, and others. Fine. JD29720
$22.50
[John Steinbeck] Greene, Joseph and Abell, Elizabeth. Husbands and Lovers. NY, Bantam Books, 1949, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 742, a paperback original, includes John Steinbeck's The Harness, pages 207-223, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, also includes Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, F. Scott Fitzgerald, W. Somerset Maugham, Mary Austin, and others, cover art by Ben Stahl. Very nearly fine, just the slightest of wear, especially scarce in this condition. JD29536
$20.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gross, John and Hayman, Lee Richard (editors). John Steinbeck: A Guide to the Collection of the Salinas Public Library. Salinas, Salinas Public Library, 1979, first edition. Issued without dust jacket, this is No. 56 of 200 numbered copies Signed by both editors, produced by the Salinas Public Library, also known as the John Steinbeck Library, Morrow 653, this was the Jacob J. Foster copy (and later the Frank Gaughen copy). Fine, unread. JD29450
$75.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gross, John and Hayman, Lee Richard. John Steinbeck: A Guide to the Collection of the Salinas Public Library. Salinas, Salinas Public Library, 1979, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. One of 800 copies, the true first edition, precedes the hardcover edition, this is one of the great Steinbeck collections now well hidden at the National Steinbeck Center, Morrow 654, this was Dr. Jacob J. Foster's copy Inscribed to him by Gross. Fine. JD5423
$45.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gross, Milt. I Won't Say A Word About John Steinbeck's Novel "The Grapes of Wrath". Chicago, Ken, June 1, 1939, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This is a word-less review of the book via cartoon by Gross, page 56, it is followed by Vintage of 1939..., a sort of review of The Grapes of Wrath by Sidney Carroll, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or the Morrow catalogue. Very good. JD28396
$45.00
[Steinbeckiana] Grove, Walt. Down. NY, Dell, 1953, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 1E, a paperback original, first book in a series of Dell first editions, includes a front cover blurb by John Steinbeck ("Reminds me of Jack London. The book has tremendous vitality!"), not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, this is the second issue with a 35-cent cover price. Fine. JD29566
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Guedalla, Philip. Wellington. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. F-177 in this important series, a biography of him as a soldier and statesman, 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. Spine fade, very good. JD31971
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Gunn, John C. Gunn's New Family Physician: Or, Home Book of Health. Cincinnati, Moore, Wilstach and Baldwin, 1865, first edition thus. Black leather, the 100th edition, revised and enlarged, with illustrations, a very interesting book full of all manner of medical and mystical stuff, the sort of book that offers remedies often worse than the disease, it is also a source book for John Steinbeck in writing his East of Eden, Steinbeck referred to it as the "great black book," see Robert DeMott's Steinbeck's Reading, this item wasn't in the Adrian H. Goldstone collection, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne nor the Morrow catalogue, scarce. Repaired and restored into very good condition. JD28278
$350.00
[Steinbeckiana] Guthrie, Woody. Dust Bowl Ballads. NY, Folkways Records, 1964, first edition. Folkways FH 5212, an original monaural recording, songs include Talkin' Dust Bowl Blues, Tom Joad, The Great Dust Storm, Dust Pneumonia Blues, and others, liner notes by Millard Lampell, cover reproduces a photograph by Arthur Rothstein titled "Dust Storm," Cimarron County, Oklahoma, 1936, laid into its own area within the slipcase are descriptive notes on the tunes, many of which are related to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, including the words to the songs and Guthrie's own comments, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or the Morrow catalogue. Minor wear to slipcover and an old price sticker. JD28356
$30.00
[Steinbeckiana] Guthrie, Woody. Dust Bowl Ballads. NY, Folkways Records, 1964, first edition thus. Folkways FH 5212, a monaural recording, songs include Talkin' Dust Blues, Tom Joad, The Great Dust Storm, Dust Pneumonia Blues, and others, no liner notes, cover reproduces a photograph by Arthur Rothstein titled "Dust Storm," Cimarron County, Oklahoma, 1936, laid into its own area within the slipcover are descriptive notes on the tunes, many of which are related to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, including the words to the songs and Guthrie's own comments, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or the Morrow catalogue, slipcover verso is different from the original release and zip code on rear indicates that this is a later issue. As new, unplayed, in publisher's shrink-wrap. JD28375
$25.00
[Steinbeckiana] Guthrie, Woody. Woody Guthrie Library of Congress Recordings. NY, Elektra Records, 1964, first edition. This is a three-record set of songs and conversation by Guthrie recorded by Alan Lomax, the 12-inch records were issued by special arrangement with the Guthrie Children's Trust Fund, originally recorded for the Library of Congess over a three-day period in March 1940, Guthrie sings songs and also talks about his family, his early life in Oklahoma, the Dust Bowl, riding freight cars, government camps, Oklahoma refugees in California, etc., because of recording limitations then, there is some inconsistency in the recordings that isn't due to a record flaw, the records include many of the songs that were inspired by John Steinbeck's novel, The Grapes of Wrath, included with the records is a 16-page booklet about this set and its history which also makes reference to his Steinbeck and The Grapes of Wrath-inspired Dust Bowl songs, it also reprints several Guthrie letters, all are housed in a hinged box, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or the Morrow catalogue. Fine. JD28353
$75.00

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