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1 Abbey, Edward [Ann Ronald]. The New West of Edward Abbey.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico [1982]. 1982 First Edition/First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
The first book to examine the achievement of this "Western" writer. A must for any serious collector of the works of Ed Abbey. Sticker mark on front boards accounts for the less than Fine grading. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Abbey, Edward. Cactus Country.
NY: Time-Life [1973]. 1973 First Edition/First Printing Fine No Jacket (As Issued) 
Part of the Ameican Wilderness Series. Text by Ed Abbey and extensively illustrated with color photographs throughout. First edition as indicated by having the hourglas figure on the last page. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Love is the Crooked Thing, Abbott, Lee K.
3 Abbott, Lee K. Love is the Crooked Thing
Chapel Hill Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1986 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Lee K. Abbott presents, in this book, eleven examples of The Love Story, eleven examples that lay out the limitless variations inherent therein, eleven examples that glint and dazzle with his beady-eyed insights into the aged subjects. Read here eleven extraordinary stories written in the grip of love. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Giving Up America, Abraham, Pearl
4 Abraham, Pearl Giving Up America
New York, NY Riverhead 1998 157322121X / 9781573221214 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
As she did in "The Romance Reader", Pearl Abraham gives an insider's glimpse into Hasidic life, this time through the lens of the secular world. It charts the conflict between the religious and the secular, between Hasidic and Orthodox practices, between being single and being married. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Nature Day and Night, Adams, Richard; Hooper, Max
5 Adams, Richard; Hooper, Max Nature Day and Night
Hamondsworth, Middlesex, England Kestrel Books 1978 072265359X / 9780722653593 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Goddard, David A. 
This is a beautiful copy (in illustrated boards with matching dustjacket) of an extraordinary book that brings together a novelist, painter, and scientist. Collaborating with Richard Adams are science writer Max Hooper and artist David A. Goddard. In this book they look at a number of familiar country scenes - including a woodland, a meadow, a mountain stream and a reservoir - and record the changes that occur there through twenty-four hours. David Goddard's paintings give the book a special distinction that will be appreciated by all readers, young and old. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Pretend We'Ve Never Met, Agee, Jonis
6 Agee, Jonis Pretend We'Ve Never Met
Layton, Utah Gibbs-Smith Publisher 1989 0879051345 / 9780879051341 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Trade Paperback Original 
A beautiful copy. Jonis Agee writes with haunting insight about the unpretentious cities and rural towns of the Midwest, asking us to explore the neglected corners of peoples' lives - private and odd and quiet - through the rituals and beliefs of their not quite ordinary experiences. These stories provide glimpses into the lives behind doors about to be shut as we pass by, the small, quiet secrets, losses, and heartbreaks which force people to organize their obsessions, sometimes with unexpected violence, around something they'll never quite be able to grasp, absorb, tolerate. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Dominoes & Other Stories from the Puerto Rican, Agueros, Jack
7 Agueros, Jack Dominoes & Other Stories from the Puerto Rican
Willimantic, CT Curbstone Press 1993 188068411X / 9781880684115 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
The long-awaited debut collection of the fiction of playright and poet Jack Agueros, is a unique window on the untold stories of the lives of Puerto Rican-Americans. These stories coney hard, sometimes brutal, often bittersweet experiences, but throughout, Jack Agueros writes with artistry and unyielding compassion that gloriously affirm quiet moments of grace and triumph in common and ordinary struggles - the real stuff of literature. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Akst, Daniel St. Burl's Obituary
Denver MacMurray & Beck 1996 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
The debut novel from this author. Bob Shacochis dustjacket praise calling it "A comedy as dark and dense and rich as a Viennese torte.a narrative - and gastronomic - juggernaut, and Daniel Akst should be crowned our new poet laureate of poet of all the delicious and soul-fattening sins of exces and desire." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Albarelli, Dean Cheaters and Other Stories
NY St. Martin's Press 1996 0312142943 / 9780312142940 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Wraps 
This is an uncorrected proof copy in plain gray wraps of the author's debut collection. "Honeymoon" appeared in 20 Under 30: Best Stories by America's Young New Writers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Never Look an American in the Eye: a Memoir, Ndibe, Okey
10 Ndibe, Okey Never Look an American in the Eye: a Memoir
New York, New York Soho Press 2016 1616957603 / 9781616957605 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Never Look an American in the Eye: A Memoir" has been SIGNED by Okey Ndibe on the title page! He has also written "May your life be a sweet song" and SIGNED again, Okey Ndibe and dated Nov. 8, 2017 on the half-title page. This funny, charming, and penetrating memoir tells of Ndibe's move from Nigeria to America. It recounts stories of Ndibe's relationships with Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and other literary figures. All these stories and more come together in a generous, encompassing book about the making of a writer and a new American. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Bird Cloud, Proulx, Annie
11 Proulx, Annie Bird Cloud
New York, NY Scribner 2011 0743288807 / 9780743288804 First Edition/First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Annie Proulx on the title page! "Bird Cloud" is the name Annie Proulx gave to 640 acres of Wyoming wetlands and prairie and four-hundred-foot cliffs plunging down to the North Platte River. Proulx, a writer with extraordinary powers of observation and compassion, here turns her lens on herself. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Close Range : Wyoming Stories, Proulx, Annie
12 Proulx, Annie Close Range : Wyoming Stories
London, UK Fourth Estate Limited 1999 1857029429 / 9781857029420 First UK Paperback Edition/First Printi French Flaps Fine Wraps (As Issued) Signed by Author
This copy of the First UK Edition (a Paperback Original) issued by Fourth Estate Limited has been SIGNED by Annie Proulx on the title page! Includes "Brokeback Mountain" which was released to film by award-winning producer Ang Lee. Winner of the Venice Film Festival, the film has also won several Golden Globe Awards. Brokeback Mountain is set in the beautiful, wild landscape of Wyoming thirty years ago where cowboys lived much as they had done for generations. Leads the Academy Awards field with eight nominations - among them Best Picture and honors for actor Heath Ledger and Director Ang Lee. Annie Proulx is at the top of her form in this magnificent new collection of stories that celebrate her fierce love for Wyoming. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Accordian Crimes, Proulx, E. Annie
13 Proulx, E. Annie Accordian Crimes
New York, NY Scribner 1996 0684833115 / 9780684833118 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
1/2500 Signed/Limited copies from the publisher on a tipped-in sheet. "Accordian Crimes" opens in 1890 in Sicily as an accordian maker completes his finest instruments - nineteen polished bone buttons, sleek lacquer - and dreams of owning a music store in America. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Accordian Crimes, Proulx, E. Annie
14 Proulx, E. Annie Accordian Crimes
New York, NY Scribners 1996 0684195488 / 9780684195483 First Edition/First Printing Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of the trade edition has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page! A masterpiece of storytelling that spans a centurty and a continent. "Accordian Crimes" opens in 1890 in Sicily as an accordian maker completes his finest instrument - nineteen polished bone buttons, sleek lacquer - and dreams of owning a music store in America. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Accordion Crimes, Proulx, E. Annie
15 Proulx, E. Annie Accordion Crimes
London, UK 4th Estate 1996 1857025083 / 9781857025088 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page. This is the UK Edition. The story of a green, two-row button accordian. A restless nation comes alive in "Accordian Crimes". Here failure and success are juxtaposed in absurd tragicomedy. For the immigrants must pay for entrance into mainstream American life by giving up identity, name and culture, must suffer ethnic hatred and the sontempt of their own children. Utterly original, entrancingly lyrical, "Accordian Crimes" is a novel which atays in the mind like an old song, tugs at the memory like a half-forgotten tune. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Heart Songs and Other Stories, Proulx, E. Annie
16 Proulx, E. Annie Heart Songs and Other Stories
New York, NY Scribner Paperback Fiction 1995 0020360754 / 9780020360759 First Edition/First Printing Fine Wraps Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page! This paperback re-issue includes two new stories not in the original book. These stories reverberate with rural tradition, the rites of nature, and the rituals of small-town life. The country is blue-collar New England; the characters are native families and the dispossessed working class, whose heritage is challenged by the neorural bourgeosie from the city; and the themes are as elemental as the landscape: revenge, malice, greed, passion. Told with skill and profundity and crafted by a master storyteller, these are lean, tough tales of an extraordinary place and its people. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Heart Songs and Other Stories, Proulx, E. Annie
17 Proulx, E. Annie Heart Songs and Other Stories
New York, NY Harpercollins 1990 0060972793 / 9780060972790 First Edition/First Printing Fine Trade Paperback Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page. This is the trade paperback issue of the author's first book - a collection of nine stories that introduced this powerful new voice to American fiction. With an extraordinary feel for the country and its unique characters, "Heart SOngs" reverberates with rural tradition, the rites of nature, and the rituals of small-town life. The country is blue-collar New England; the characters are the dispossessed working class confronted by a young bourgeoisie, and the themes are the traps people set for one another, out of malice or naivete, premeditation or misunderstanding. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Heart Songs and Other Stories, Proulx, E. Annie
18 Proulx, E. Annie Heart Songs and Other Stories
NY Scribner 1988 0684187175 / 9780684187174 First Edition/First Printing Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page! A beautiful copy of the highly honored author's 1st book of fiction - a wonderful collection of stories. The nine stories in "heart Songs" introduced a unique, new voice in contemporary American fiction. The settings are small New England blue-collar towns; the characters are the dispossessed working class confronted by a young rural bougeoisie; and the themes are the traps people set out for one another, out of malice or naivete, premeditaqtion or misunderstaning. As Publisher's Weekly said at the time "An authoritative debut.Appropriately related in clear, tightly honed prose, each of these stories ends with a visceral punch. Proulx is definitely a writer to watch." 
Price: 575.00 USD
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Negatives [A story in Caught In The Act - Edited by Barry Munger], Proulx, E. Annie
19 Proulx, E. Annie Negatives [A story in Caught In The Act - Edited by Barry Munger]
NY Timken 1996 First Edition/First Printing Fine Wraps Signed by Author
Issued in wraps only - this collection concerns itself with the photographer in contemporary fiction. "Negatives" is a 14 page story that first appeared in "Heart Songs and Other Stories" in 1988. E. Annie Proulx has SIGNED at her appearance in this anthology that gathers works by such talents as Italo Calvino, Cynthia Ozick and Paul Theroux, among others. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Postcards, Proulx, E. Annie
20 Proulx, E. Annie Postcards
New York, NY Scribners 1992 0684187183 / 9780684187181 First Edition/Second Printing Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page. This is a 2nd Printing but represents an opportunity to own a signed copy of an important book at a more modest price. Winner of the 1993 Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, "Postcards" tells the mexmerizing tale of Loyal Blood, who misspends a lifetime running from a crime so terrible that it renders him forever incapable of touching a woman. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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