WARHOL, Andy Very Fine, pristine First Edition of the artist's immensely popular, irreverent and unfailingly witty bestseller. A fine collector's copy -- really As New -- inscribed (Roberta) and signed (Love / Andy) on the half-title page -- and with a doodle of a soup can. .
WARHOL, Andy and HACKETT, Pat Warhol's own fascinating account of his conquest of the New York art world and brilliantly entertaining and informative tales of the dozens upon dozens of celebrities who yearned to be in his company. A genuine page-turner -- boldly signed on the front endpaper by Warhol in Sharpie marking pen, in which he has turned his final letter L into a circle.
KING, Stephen The premiere gift edition signed by Stephen King and artists. Stated at copyright page: "First Edition, June 1994." Large 7 5/8" x 9 1/2" design in case weighing nearly five lbs. Maroon textured leather (or leather-like) boards, stylized gilt cover and spine titles, near fine; light spine pull mended. Pages fine; no writing. Bind fine, square; hinges intact. Patterned collage endpapers. Maroon satin ribbon as page marker. Pictorial dust wrapper, fine; unclipped 75.00. Matching maroon faux leather slip-case with fold-over cover, gilt cover and spine title design matching book cover, light shelf wear. Heavy stock limitation page with bat-winged stopwatch vignette signed by Stephen King, Phil Hale, and Arnie Fenner: "This deluxe leather-bound edition of Stephen King's 'Insomnia' is limited to 1250 numbered copies personally autographed by the author, artist, and designer of which this is number 481.
BARKER, Clive Copy #75 of only 500 copies numbered and signed by Clive Barker. The author at the height of his powers in this epic beyond compare: vast in conception, obsessively detailed in execution, and apocalyptic in its resolution. A superb, As New copy in the publisher's glistening royal purple slipcase inlaid with a typically mesmerizing color illustration. Hardback in matching custom slipcase
First Edition of this wartime book with Steinbeck again experimenting with theplay-novelettestyle he initiated withOf Mice and Menfive years earlier. This is the first state of the book, with necessary first issue points (no printer listed, and withtalk.thisonpage 112). Fine fresh copy, blue boards square and tight, rich in color, silver spine lettering bright and sharp. Dust jacket but near fine, with a degree of rubbing, some minor chipping and a couple of short closed tears. ALSO OF THE ABOVE TITLE: Advance Reading Copy of the above novel, the second (afterOf Mice and Men) of his experimental play-novelette works. This is one of only 700 copies in French wraps for distribution exclusively to booksellers prior to the books publication. A tight, square, better than very good copy with rubbing and wear only to the spine. A unique collectible. $850.
A perfect, Fine First Edition, First state copy of one of the author's star titles. This very real collector's copy -- a truly unique example -- is signed TWICE by the author: once on the front free endpaper ("For Paul - Best wishes, Stephen King. 8-22-80) and again -- on the inside of the dust jacket, where King has written: "To Paul - Hurry up and get the book! / Steve King."
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1950. First Edition. Tight, square copy, slightly sunned, in a superb example, virtually As New, of its original pictorial dust jacket. First edition, first printing. Signed by Ray Bradbury on the front free endpaper. A fabulous copy, likely to be unparalleled. A true collector's example.
First Edition, First State of this now contemporary classic. Fine copy in its original Fine dust jacket made infinitely more special and collectible as on the front free endpaper it is SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Anne Rice as follows: ANNE RICE / NOV 9, 1990 Rarely seen today n such pristine condition.
The author's first and most popular, much acclaimed novel. First edition (first issue with "fool Red Cross Woman" on page 9 and "It's the plump Red Cross woman named Gwen-doe-lin." on pages 85-86). An unusually tight, square, close to really fine copy in its very slightly spine-sunned (else quite beautiful fine) original dust jacket, the nicest we have seen. Basis, of course, for the now classic Milos Forman-directed 1975 film, winner of all five top Academy Awards (the first time this happened sinceIt Happened One Night in 1934.) Priced accordingly. .
Absolutely Near Fine First Edition, First State copy of the American classic. A handsome example made even more collectible as it contains not only two letters written by Margaret Mitchell enclosed in their original 1938 and 1939 stamped envelopes, but also two laid-in slips signed by Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable. A true one-of-a-kind highly sought after example of genuine literary investment.
AS NEW (with but a mild shadow of a previous price sticker to lower front of dust jacket) First Edition, First State copy, SIGNED & DATED by Ronald Reagan on August 5, 1992 and additionally signed by Nancy Reagan beneath her husband's signature. A pristine example, highly collectible.
Highly desirable First Edition, First State ('bite' on p.281) copy of the iconic author's noted title. A near fine copy in a near fine unclipped dust jacket with some light wear to the extremities, a few minor spots and a couple small nicks to the spine ends.Basis, of course, for the now iconic 1955 Kazan-directed, James Dean-starrer (which won an Oscar for actress Jo van Fleet). With its faults, a really nice example; much better than it sounds. .
One of only seven hundred extremely scarce Advance Readers copies of the award-winning author's dystopian novel whose plot centers around the military occupation of a small town in Northern Europe by the army of an unnamed nation at war with England and Russa (similar, of course, to the German occupation of Norway in WWII. A very good copy, at this point extremely scarce, and which contains the two crucial points of issue: no printer name, and the dot on page 112.