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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] Dahl, Roald. The Great Switcheroo. Playboy, April 1974, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. The issue also includes an interview with Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden, plus an article by Herb Gold as well as fiction by Carlos Fuentes and Donald Barthelme. Very good plus. JD5573
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Dahl, Roald. The Hitch-Hiker. Napa, Tales for Travellers, 1986, first edition thus. A single sheet folded to make 24 pages, a separate printing of this short story which first appeared in The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, followed by a biographicasl sketch of Dahl, which in turn is followed a poem, Church Going, by Philip Larkin which first appeared in The Less Deceived, this folding map-like presentation is No. 27 in a series of separately-printed short stories for travelers, the series includes the likes of Flannery O'Connor, W. Somerset Maugham, John Cheever, Truman Capote, John Steinbeck, Edith Wharton, Jack London, and others. Fine. JD30671
$15.00
[Modern Literature] Dahlberg, Edward. The Sorrows of Priapus. Norfolk, New Directions, 1957, first trade edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Dust jacket and internal illustrations by Ben Shawn, rear jacket flap lists two titles. Fine in a very good jacket. JD31534
$35.00
[Photography] Dalai Lama. My Tibet. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1990, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Text by the Fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet, illustrated with beautiful color photography by Galen Rowell who also offers the introduction, it also prints the Dalai Lama's Nobel Peace Prize citation, it ends with a chronology of the Dalai Lama, this copy is Signed by Galen Rowell. Fine. JD31088
$95.00
[Steinbeckiana] Dalton, David. James Dean The Mutant King. San Francisco, Straight Arrow Books, 1974, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Photo-illustrated, includes many references to John Steinbeck and Dean's role in the film version of Steinbeck's East of Eden, Dean's first film role, pages 152, 157-158, 160-162, 174, 183, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Fine in a very good plus jacket. JD28757
$60.00
[Steinbeckiana] Dalton, David. James Dean The Mutant King. NY, Dell, 1975, first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. Illustrated with more than 100 photos, it discusses his work in the film version of John Steinbeck's East of Eden, his first film role, pages 173, 179, 182-184, 197, 207, not recorded by Morrow. Near fine. JD28799
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Daly, Elizabeth. Evidence of Things Seen. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. D-101 in this important series, a mystery, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI, this is one of the scarce D-Day ASEs. Very good . JD32922
$25.00
[Armed Services Editions] Dampier, Sir William Cecil. A Shorter History of Science. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. R-14 in this important series, a broad survey that covers advances in all branches of science, including physics, biology, chemistry, medicine, psychology, anthropology, mathematics, and astronomy, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD31989
$10.00
[John Steinbeck] Dardis, T. A. (compiler). Daughters of Eve. NY, Berkley Books, 1956, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. G-40, a paperback original, includes John Steinbeck's The Snake, pahges 39-48, Goldstone & Payne B93, not recorded by Morrow, also includes William Faulkner, D. H. Lawrence, W. Somerset Maugham, John Cheever, and others. Very good. JD29591
$15.00
[Steinbeckiana] Davenport, Basil. Bombs Away. NY, Book-of-the-Month Club News, December 1942, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A review of John Steinbeck's Bombs Away, pages 7-8, apparently the response was so poor that BOMC never printed its own version of Bombs Away, although it did distribute copies it purchased from the original publisher, Viking, that are identical to Viking's first trade edition, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Fine. JD28427
$25.00
[Steinbeckiana] Davidson, Marshall B. The Writers' America. NY, American Heritage Publishing Company, 1973, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Presents material by and about American authors from the past, such as Willa Cather, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Sinclair Lewis, Robinson Jeffers, and John Steinbeck, among others, Steinbeck material on pages 342-344, 358, 380, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Fine in a near fine jacket. JD28773
$35.00
[Armed Services Editions] Davis, Clyde Brion. The Great American Novel. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. N-22 in this important series, a novel by this former newspaper reporter, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32560
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Davis, Elmer. The Steinbeck Country. NY, Saturday Review, September 24, 1938, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. He reviews John Steinbeck's short story collection, The Long Valley, page 11, it also includes Jack London--Wonder Boy by T. K. Whipple, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Library stamp, else very good plus. JD28398
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Davis, H. L. Honey in the Horn. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. I-267 in this important series, a historical novel set in Oregon and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, 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 completely faded, else very good. JD32526
$15.00
[Modern Literature] Davis, Major Franklin M., Jr. et al. Best Army Short Stories 1950. NY, Rinehart & Company, 1950, first edition. De luxe binding, TEG, full leather, with five raised bands along the spine, gilt rules along all edges of front and back covers, spine with gilt rules, title, publisher, and year of publication, special endpapers and with gilt-patterned decorations along inside front and rear covers, this is one of a small number of copies specially bound for special presentation, this was Malcolm Johnson's copy, he was a publishing executive with Doubleday, with a letter of provenance from his daughter-in-law noting that this was his copy, foreword by Maj. Gen. Edward F. Witsell, includes The Five Alls, the lead story by Maj. Davis and 11 others (mostly by officers). Wear along spine edges, else a very solid copy. JD31347
$45.00
[Modern Literature] Davis, Major Franklin M., Jr. et al. Best Army Short Stories 1950. NY, Rinehart & Company, 1950, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is one of a small number of copies specially bound for special presentation, front cover with "Presentation Copy" in gilt, from the family of Malcolm Johnson, he was an editor and executive with Doubleday, foreword by Maj. Gen. Edward F. Witsell, includes The Five Alls, the lead story by Maj. Davis and 11 others (mostly by officers), issued with a clear plastic dust jacket, this copy inscribed to Johnson's wife, Mildred Seay Young, chief of the Army Library Services, "with hearty congratulations on the success of this fine venture". Fine. JD31383
$75.00
[Steinbeckiana] Davis, Robert Con. Twentieth Century Interpretations of The Grapes of Wrath. Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, 1982, third printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes essays by Peter Lisca, Warren French, and others, this copy Inscribed by French. Top edge foxed, else fine. JD29008
$15.00
[Miscellaneous] Day-Lewis, C. The Georgics of Virgil. n.p., Spoken Arts, n.d., first edition. No slipcase, Day-Lewis is both translator and reader on this LP record, on side one he reads Virgil on agriculture and also on wine, on side two he reads Virgil on animal husbandry and also on beekeeping. Minor wear and soiling. JD5934
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Day, Clarence. Life With Father And Mother. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 769 in this important series, sketches and stories of the vivid Day household, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32142
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Day, Clarence. Life With Father And Mother. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 769 in this important series, sketches and stories of the vivid Day household, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good minus. JD32780
$10.00
[Photography] De Cock, Liliane (editor). Ansel Adams. Hastings-on-Hudson, Morgan & Morgan, 1972, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Foreword by Minor White, includes 117 plates, with an Adams chronology and bibliography at the end, this copy Signed by Ansel Adams. Fine in a jacket with a one-inch tear to rear panel, else fine. JD31053
$150.00
[Armed Services Editions] de Maupassant, Guy. Mademoiselle Fifi And Other Stories. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A paperback original, No. 669 in this important series, short stories, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32705
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] de Poncins, Gontran. Kabloona. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 1046 in this important series, these "adventures in the Arctic" were produced in collaboration with Lewis Galantiere, printed earlier in the series as ASE No. C-82 in 1944, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Good. JD32891
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] de Saint Exupery, Antoine. Wind, Sand And Stars. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1943), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. A-16, just the 16th title issued in this important series, translated from the French by Lewis Galantiere, it is a book of both physical and mental adventure, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good plus. JD32449
$50.00
[Modern Literature] DeFoe, Daniel. A Journal of the Plague Year. Bloomfield, Limited Editions Club, 1968, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. With publisher's slipcase, introduction by James Sutherland, illustrated by Domenico Gnoli, No. 877 of 1,500 copies Signed by Gnoli. Glassine jacket only good, slipcase sunned, book is fine, unread. JD33196
$35.00
[Armed Services Editions] Delavan, Maude Smith. The Rumelhearts of Rampler Avenue. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 858 in this important series, family humor, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32216
$12.50
[Steinbeckiana] DeMott, Dr. Robert J. Steinbeck's Reading. NY, Garland Publishing, 1984, first edition. Issued without dust jacket, printed on 250-year-life acid-free paper, a very important and influential book about the books that John Steinbeck read and which may have influenced him and his writing, this a very scarce book that seldom comes on the market, long out of print, according to DeMott, the print-run for this book was between 250 and 500 copies, this was one of his own personally-retained copies, Signed by DeMott on the title page below his crossed-out printed name, DeMott has also penned a quote from Steinbeck on the title page below his signature ("There are never enough books."--/Steinbeck), together with: Among the Brilliants of Books: Steinbeck's Reading in his later career, a slim broadside, c.3.75X9 inches, tipped onto plain brown wrappers, being an announcement for the Sept. 17, 1985 meeting of the Roxburghe Club where DeMott spoke about his then-recent book. Near fine. JD32022
$550.00
[Steinbeckiana] DeMott, Robert. "A Great Black Book" East of Eden and Gunn's New Family Physician. n.p., American Studies, Fall 1981, first edition, stapled sheets. This is an off-print of DeMott's article, pages 41-57 only, encompassing just his article, DeMott writes that Steinbeck used John Gunn's book, Gunn's New Family Physician (the great black book), in researching and writing his novel, East of Eden, "as a means of deepening the artistic portrait and creative legacy of his maternal grandfather Samuel Hamilton (who owned a copy of Gunn's book), as a source for several kinds of information, and as a model for certain aspects of human behavior which he hoped to preserve for his own children," this copy is a presentation from DeMott, being Inscribed "For Jim--Read this & you/don't have to come to my/talk on March 8th! But then/you won't get a dinner after--/Best, Bob DeMott". Staples are rusting, else fine. JD28444
$45.00
[Steinbeckiana] DeMott, Robert. John Steinbeck: A Checklist of Books By and About. Bradenton, Opuscula Press, 1987, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Frontispiece illustration of Steinbeck by Cochrane, with an order form and prospectus from the publisher laid in loosley, this is No. 15 of 200 numbered copies, DeMott who was then head of the Steinbeck Research Center at San Jose State University covers both primary and secondary works. Fine. JD28931
$100.00
[Miscellaneous] Denman, William and Leslie Van Ness. Sh'a A-La-K'o Mana Ritual of Creation (Hopi). San Francisco, Grabhorn Press, 1957, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. One of 500 copies, this copy bound in over-sized yellow wrappers without a front cover label, with 10 full-page illustrations, artist Fred Kabotie explains one image, also includes The Zuni Social, Mythic, and Religious Systems by F. H. Cushing who also contributes Zuni Creation Myth. Some soiling and wear to wrappers, internally fine. JD27259
$60.00
[Armed Services Editions] Derleth, August (editor). Sleep No More. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. R-33 in this important series, 20 horror stories by Algernon Blackwood, Clark Ashton Smith, Howard Wandrei, Robert Bloch, Robert E. Howard, H. P. Lovecraft, and others, includes a foreword by Derleth, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI, this copy is Signed by Derleth, very scarce thus. Very good minus. JD32645
$45.00
[Modern Literature] Derleth, August. The House on the Mound. NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1958, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Signed by Derleth ("Cordially,/August Derleth"), a historical novel set in Wisconsin's first decade. Fine. JD33114
$50.00
[Steinbeckiana] Detro, Gene. Gripes of Wrath. San Francisco, "California Living", Jan. 22, 1984, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. 12, article on the flap over Jackson Benson's biography, The True Adventures of John Steinbeck, Writer, photo of Steinbeck. Fine. JD684
$5.00
[Modern Literature] Deutsch, Hermann B. The Wedge. NY, Frederick A. Stokes, 1935, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. A novel of Mexico based on material supplied by Enrique Alferez who illustrated the book. Bookplate, else near fine in a jacket with internal tape reinforcements. JD33164
$55.00
[Modern Literature] Dexter, Pete. Roger Maltbie Makes The Cut. Playboy, August 1986, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Also includes an interview with Jackie Gleason. Fine. JD5552
$5.00
[Steinbeckiana] Dick, Bernard F. The Star-Spangled Screen The American World War II Film. Lexington, University Press of Kentucky, 1985, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Review Copy with review slip, includes material on several films made from the works of John Steinbeck, including The Grapes of Wrath, Lifeboat, A Medal for Benny, The Moon Is Down. Slight foxing to top and fore edges, else fine. JD28916
$50.00
[Modern Literature] Dick, Philip K. Radio Free Albemuth. NY, Arbor House, 1985, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. The acclaimed Dick's final novel, published posthumously. Fine, unread. JD33202
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Dick, Philip K. The Cosmic Puppets. London, Severn House, 1986, first hardcover edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. An early novel by one of the best practitioners of science fiction/fantasy. Fine, unread. JD32933
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Dick, Philip K. The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick. Novato, Underwood-Miller, 1993, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Introduction by Dennis Etchison, this is Vol. Two of Dick's selected letters (1972-1973), jacket art by Ilene Meyer. Remainder mark, else fine. JD33013
$85.00
[Modern Literature] Dick, Philip K. Valis. Surrey, Kerosina Books, 1987, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. With publisher's slipcase, a novel, with an afterword by Kim Stanley Robinson, No. 179 of 250 specially bound copies Signed by Robinson, together with Cosmogony and Cosmology, a separate book by Dick , with an introduction by Paul Williams, issued without dust jacket, also published in 1987 by Kerosina Books, also No. 179, being one of 325 hardcover copies to be distributed with Valis. Fine, unread. JD33259
$450.00
[Armed Services Editions] Dickens, Charles. David Copperfield. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. N-31 in this important series, condensed for wartime reading, this was the author's favorite among his many books, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good minus. JD32071
$20.00
[Armed Services Editions] Dickens, Charles. Oliver Twist. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1943), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. A-8, just the eighth title issued in this important series, condensed by Mary Louise Aswell for "The Dickens Digest," issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32442
$125.00
[Armed Services Editions] Dickens, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 691 in this important series, "condensed for wartime reading," issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32339
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Dickinson, Asa Don. Booth Tarkington A Biographical & Bibliographical Sketch. Garden City, Doubleday, Page, 1926, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Photo of Tarkington at Kennebunkport as frontispiece, includes a caricatures of him by Eaton from the New York Herald-Tribune and another by Gene Markey, plus a drawing of him in a tiny boat in Kennebunkport, includes a bibliography and a list of books about him. Very good plus. JD31386
$15.00
[The West] Dietz, Ambrose P. For Our Boys. San Francisco, A. L. Bancroft, 1879, first edition. "A collection of original literary offerings by popular writers at home and broad," includes contributions by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Joaquin Miller, John C. Fremont, Victor Hugo, William F. Cody, and many others. Very good. JD4109
$30.00
[Armed Services Editions] Digges, Jeremiah. Bowleg Bill The Sea-Going Cowboy. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 897 in this important series, humor, tales of a "sea-going cowboy," with charts and diagrams by William Gropper, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Solid very good. JD32862
$15.00
[Modern Literature] Dillon, Richard. Al Shumate, Bookman. San Francisco, Book Club of California, 1999, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A tribute, frontispiece photo of Shumate, one of 1,100 copies printed by Andrew Hoyem by his Arion Press. Fine. JD31174
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Dillon, Richard. Impressions of Bohemia. Carmel, Pacific Rim Galleries, 1986, first edition. Boxed folio, one of 125 copies, includes 12 numbered portrait etchings Signed by artist Jack Coughlin, all the subjects were associated with the Monterey Peninsula area, they include Ansel Adams, Mary Austin, Robinson Jeffers, Sinclair Lewis, Jack London, and others, including John Steinbeck, includes an excerpt from their writings of each subject, this copy Inscribed by the publisher, Jim Johnson, published at $585. Fine. JD28779
$485.00
[Armed Services Editions] Dinesen, Isak. Seven Gothic Tales. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 687 in this important series, introduction by Dorothy Canfield Fisher, with a note about Dinesen 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. JD32730
$15.00
[Steinbeckiana] Ditsky, John (editor). Critical Essays on Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Boston, G. K. Hall, 1989, first edition. Issued without dust jacket, printed on acid-free paper, issued as part of a series on critical essays with this book devoted to Steinbeck and his masterpiece, The Grapes of Wrath, articles and essays by such scholars as Ditsky, Jackson J. Benson, Louis Owens, Warren French, Peter Lisca, etc., this copy Inscribed by Ditsky. Fine. JD28945
$65.00
[Steinbeckiana] Ditsky, John. John Steinbeck Life Work, And Criticism. Fredericton, York Press, 1985, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Issued as part of the York Press "Authoritative Studies in World Literature" with a prospectus for the series laid in loosely, this copy Signed by Ditsky. Fine. JD28910
$35.00
[Miscellaneous] Dobbins, Natalia. Feng Ching Chinese Sketches. Los Angeles, Sutton House, 1933, first edition. Paper boards with cloth spine and string ties, No. 245 of 500 copies Signed by Dobbins, with 21 illustrations by S. Wing. Very good. JD31378
$150.00
[Modern Literature] Doerr, Harriet. Stones for Ibarra. NY, Viking, 1984, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Author's First Book, National Book Award winner, Signed, and with an autographed postcard signed by Ms. Doerr laid in, quite an accomplishment for a woman who produced her first book (and an award winner to boot) while well into her 70s. Fine. JD1435
$275.00
[Modern Literature] Doerr, Harriet. Stones for Ibarra. NY, Viking, Jan. 3, 1984, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Author's First Book, National Book Award winner, Review Copy with review slip and a promotional sheet from the publisher laid in looosely, quite an accomplishment for a woman who produced her first book (and an award winner to boot) while well into her 70s. Fine in a jacket with two one-inch tears to the rear panel, although the jacket presents well in the Bro-dart. JD5822
$100.00
[Modern Literature] Doig, Ivan. This House of Sky. NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Subtitled Landscapes of a Western Mind, it is often mistakenly referred to as his first book, it is not (by a long shot), this memoir about Montana was well received, jacket blurbs by William Hjortsberg and Edward Hoagland. Fine in a nearly fine jacket. JD33011
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Doig, Ivan. Typed Postcards Signed. Seattle, Ivan Doig, 1988/1992, first edition. The first postcard is dated 1988, he orders a book from a bookseller, together with another postcard from 1992 in which he agrees to sign his Sea Runners and also offers a few books for sale. Fine. JD31649
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Donleavy, J. P. Youth, Love, Death. Playboy, September 1964, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. The issue also includes an interview with Henry Miller, an editorial by Hugh Hefner, and nostalgia by Ben Hecht. Very good plus. JD5586
$20.00
[Steinbeckiana] Donohue, Agnes McNeill (editor). A Casebook on The Grapes of Wrath. NY, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1968, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Includes essays on John Steinbeck's masterpiece as both social document and literature by Malcolm Cowley, Carey McWilliams, Christopher Isherwood, Peter Lisca, Warren French, and others, Goldstone & Payne F56, not recorded by Morrow. Nearly fine. JD28698
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Dostoevsky, Feodor. A Raw Youth. Verona, Limited Editions Club, 1974, first edition thus, dust jackets. Hardcover. With publisher's slipcase, two volumes, translated by Constance Garnett, introduction by Konstantin Mochulsky, illustrated with wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg, No. 1917 of 2,000 copies Signed by Eichenberg, scarce with the dust jackets. Glassine jackets with extremity wear and tanned along the spine, else fine. JD33177
$75.00
[Wallace Stegner] Dourgarian, James M. Wallace Earle Stegner 1909-1993. Walnut Creek, James M. Dourgarian, Bookman, 1994, first edition, self-wrappers. Softcover. Cover photo of Stegner by Leo Holub, this bookseller's Cat. 52, devoted exclusively to Stegner, it lists 234 items by and about Stegner, it also includes an introduction by Dourgarian as well as an essay by him about Stegner, it also includes essays about Stegner by his student and fellow author, Wendell Berry, as well as one by his fellow author and daughter-in-law Lynn Stegner, also includes an essay about collecting Stegner by Richard Kurtz, from a total print-run of 400 copies, this is one of 26 lettered copies, this being Copy No. Y. Fine. JD30652
$35.00
[Armed Services Editions] Dowdey, Clifford. Gamble's Hundred. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. R-29 in this important series, a historical novel of Virginia, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Solid very good. JD32648
$12.50
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. Bartholomew and the Oobleck. NY, Random House, 1949, later printing. Lacking the dust jacket. Grandma's Christmas 1966 ink inscription, rubbed, extremity wear. JD32237
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. Green Eggs and Ham. NY, Random House, 1960, first edition. Lacking the dust jacket, Younger/Hirsch bibliography pgs. 75-77, Inscribed by Dr. Seuss ("for/Scott Edmunds Goss/with Best Wishes/...Dr. Seuss"). Extremity wear, especially at corners which are worn through to the boards. JD32235
$1,000.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. Happy Birthday to You!. NY, Random House, 1959, first edition. Lacking the dust jacket, Younger/Hirsch bibliography pgs. 78-80 (with the white dots), Inscribed by Dr. Seuss ("for/Scott Edmunds Goss/with Best Wishes.../Dr. Seuss"), scarce thus. Spine well-faded, extremity wear especially at corners, top and bottom of spine beginning to chip through to the boards. JD32247
$750.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. Hop on Pop. NY, Random House, 1963, first edition. Lacking the dust jacket, Younger/Hirsch bibliography pgs. 82-84. Moderate extremity wear worn through to the boards in spots, rubbed. JD32234
$60.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. Horton Hears A Who!. NY, Random House, 1954, later printing. Lacking the dust jacket. Child's name in ink in three places, plus Grandma's Christmas 1965 inscription. JD32246
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! And Other Stories. NY, Random House, 1969, first edition. Issued without dust jacket, Younger/Hirsch bibliography pgs. 98-99. Some soiling to covers, indentation along rear spine gutter, 1972 gift inscription, else very good. JD32243
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. If I Ran the Zoo. NY, Random House, 1950, later printing. Lacking the dust jacket, Inscribed by Dr. Seuss ("for/Scott Edmunds Goss/with Best Wishes.../Dr. Seuss"). Fair to poor with extremity wear, especially at corners worn through to the boards, missing half its spine. JD32238
$225.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. McElligot's Pool. NY, Random House, 1947, later printing. Lacking the dust jacket, but Inscribed by Dr. Seuss ("for/Scott Edmunds Goss/with Best Wishes.../Dr. Seuss"), scarce thus. Extremity wear, especially at corners. JD32245
$600.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. Scrambled Eggs Super!. NY, Random House, 1953, later printing. Lacking the dust jacket, but Inscribed by Dr. Seuss ("With Best Wishes to Tyler/(flourish) Dr. Seuss"). Grandma's 1966 Christmas inscription, soiled, rubbed, especially at corners worn through, all of the spine chipped away. JD32240
$300.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins. NY, Vanguard Press, 1938, later printing. Lacking the dust jacket, but Inscribed by Dr. Seuss ("for/Scott Edmunds Goss/with Best Wishes/...Dr. Seuss"). Rubbed, extremity wear especially at top and bottom front corners which are worn through to the boards. JD32239
$450.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. The Cat in the Hat Comes Back. NY, Random House, 1958, later printing. Lacking the dust jacket, this copy Inscribed by Dr. Seuss ("for/Scott Edmunds Goss/with Best Wishes/...Dr. Seuss'). Paper loss and chipping along the joint between the front pastedown and the ffep, rubbed, extremity wear, top of spine well-corrupted. JD32233
$375.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. The Cat in the Hat Song Book. NY, Random House, 1967, first edition. Issued without dust jacket, Younger/Hirsch bibliography pgs. 43-44, includes 19 Seuss songs with piano score and guitar chords by Eugene Poddany. Extremity wear, especially at corners. JD32242
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. The Cat in the Hat. NY, Random House, 1957, early edition. Lacking the dust jacket, matches Younger/Hirsch bibliography pgs. 26-28 except that the boards are glazed, not flat, with Grandma's ink gift inscription to verso of ffep, luckily it is also Inscribed by Dr. Seuss to the same recipient ("for Scott Edmunds Goss/with best wishes/...Dr. Seuss"). Rubbed, extremity wear, missing all the paper along the spine. JD32232
$1,000.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. The King's Stilts. NY, Random House, 1939, later printing. Lacking the dust jacket, but Inscribed by Dr. Seuss ("With Best Wishes to Tyler/(flourish) Dr. Seuss"). Rear cover with several stray pen marks, soiled, worn especially at corners which are worn through to the boards, Grandma's 1966 Christmas inscription. JD32241
$1,000.00
[Modern Literature] Dr. Seuss. The Sneetches and Other Stories. NY, Random House, 1961, first edition. Lacking the dust jacket, Younger/Hirsch bibliography pgs. 174-175, Inscribed by Dr. Seuss ("with Best Wishes to Tyler/from Dr. Seuss"). Rubbed, extremity wear, especially to corners which are worn through to the boards, top and bottom of spine corrupted. JD32236
$600.00
[Armed Services Editions] du Maurier, Daphne. The King's General. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 1176 in this important series, a novel, with a postscript at the end and a brief section on what happened to the people in the story, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine completely faded extending somewhat into the rear cover, else very good. JD32439
$15.00
[Steinbeckiana] Duffus, R. L. John Steinbeck's Heroic Tale. NY, The New York Times Book Review, March 8, 1942, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A review of Steinbeck's novel, The Moon is Down, front cover and page 27, this is the lead review, with a giant cover photo of Steinbeck (unattributed, but by Sonja Noskowiak), it is quite a positive review, especially considering the controversy over the book, "a narrative of great dramatic intensity," not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, scarce. Printed on cheap newsprint, water marked along the spine, else very good. JD29070
$45.00
[Steinbeckiana] Duffus, R. L. John Steinbeck's Heroic Tale. NY, The New York Times Book Review, March 8, 1942, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A review of Steinbeck's novel, The Moon is Down, front cover and page 27, this is the lead review, with a giant cover photo of Steinbeck (unattributed, but by Sonja Noskowiak), it is quite a positive review, especially considering the controversy over the book, "a narrative of great dramatic intensity," not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, scarce. Printed on cheap newsprint, folded as usual, else extremely nice. JD30929
$75.00
[Steinbeckiana] Dunbar, Maurice. Books and Collectors. Los Altos, The Book Nest, 1980, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Foreword by Warren Howell, illustrated by Edward D. Walker, this copy Inscribed by Dunbar. Top and fore edges foxed, else fine. JD29004
$35.00
[Steinbeckiana] Dunbar, Maurice. Books and Collectors. Los Altos, The Book Nest, 1980, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Foreword by Warren Howell, illustrated by Edward D. Walker, this copy Signed by Dunbar. Fine. JD30930
$30.00
[Steinbeckiana] Dunlap, Carol. California People. Salt Lake City, Peregrin Smith, 1982, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Brief biographies of Californians, it mentions John Steinbeck, 54, which is full of mis-spellings. Fine. JD29011
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Dunlap, Orrin E. Jr. Radio's 100 Men of Science. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 1112 in this important series, biographical narratives of pathfinders in radio, electronics, and television, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine seam separation about about 1.5 inches, else very good. JD32365
$15.00
[Modern Literature] Dunn, Katherine. Geek Love. NY, Knopf, 1989, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Her breakthrough book, a cult classic of imaginative literature, first issue dust jacket with the five-legged Borzoi dog on the jacket spine bottom, this copy Inscribed by Dunn to a Bantam sales rep ("Mr. Goodman, Sir!/A small but merry/piece of the pie/Deepest Respects/Katherine Dunn"). "NEW" stamped to front free endpaper, nearly fine. JD27051
$150.00
[Modern Literature] Dunn, Katherine. Geek Love. NY, Knopf, 1989, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Her breakthrough book, a cult classic of imaginative literature, first issue dust jacket with the five-legged Borzoi dog on the jacket spine bottom, this copy Signed by Dunn. Fine. JD33214
$150.00
[Armed Services Editions] Dunninger, Joseph. What's On Your Mind?. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 659 in this important series, "the mystery and technique of thought reading," introduction by Walter B. Gibson, with tests and illustrations, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD31930
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Dunninger, Joseph. What's On Your Mind?. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 659 in this important series, "the mystery and technique of thought reading," introduction by Walter B. Gibson, with tests and illustrations, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32330
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Dunninger, Joseph. What's On Your Mind?. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 659 in this important series, "the mystery and technique of thought reading," introduction by Walter B. Gibson, with tests and illustrations, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good minus. JD32710
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Durham, Marilyn. The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing. NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1972, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Author's First Book, a Review Copy with review slip and another enclosure from the publisher laid in loosely, basis of the film that starred Burt Reynolds, Sarah Miles, Lee J. Cobb, and George Hamilton, laid loosely into the book is an autograph note signed by Durham agreeing to sign a different copy of this book. Fine. JD31246
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Durrell, Lawrence. La Descente Du Styx. n.p. (Paris), La Murene, n.d. (1964), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 53 of 250 numbered copies Signed by Durrell, it presents Down the Styx first in French and then in English. Bit of age and the typical wrinkling of yapped edges, else fine. JD31577
$100.00
[John Steinbeck] Dutton, Davis and Judy. Tales of Monterey. NY, Ballantine Books, 1974, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Includes material by or about Mary Austin, Jack London, Robinson Jeffers, Henry Miller, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others associated with this area, including John Steinbeck, it prints a selection from his Cannery Row pages 153-162, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Fine. JD29703
$15.00

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