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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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[Steinbeckiana] Hedgpeth, Joel W. (editor). The Outer Shores. Eureka, Mad River Press, 1978, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Two volumes, Part 1 is "Ed Ricketts and John Steinbeck Explore the Pacific Coast" while Part 2 is "Breaking Through," being from the papers of Edward F. Ricketts, introduced and edited by Hedgpeth, these are essential to any Steinbeck/Ricketts collection, to understanding them, their work, and their philosophy, photo-illustrated. Fine. JD30493
$300.00
[Modern Literature] Heinlein, Robert A. The Cat Who Walks Through Walls. NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1985, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Subtitled A Comedy of Manners. Fine, unread. JD33142
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Heller, Joseph. Closing Time. Franklin Center, Franklin Library, 1994, first edition. Full leather, hubbed spine, gilt titles and decor, AEG, ribbon place marker, issued as part of the Signed First Edition Society, Signed by Heller, with a special message for subscribers not printed in the trade edition. Fine, unread. JD33227
$65.00
[Modern Literature] Heller, Joseph. Good As Gold. Playboy, March 1979, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. The issue also includes an article about "Roots" by Alex Haley as well as fiction by Harlan Ellison. Fine. JD5545
$7.50
[Modern Literature] Heller, Joseph. Picture This. London, Macmillan, 1988, first edition , wrappers. Softcover. A 32-page sampler. Light use, else fine. JD318
$5.00
[Armed Services Editions] Hellman, Lillian, etc. Four Modern American Plays. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A paperback original, No. M-23 in this important series, includes Watch On The Rhine by Lillian Hellman, The Patriots by Sidney Kingsley, Junior Miss by Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields, and The Male Animal by James Thurber and Elliott Nugent, includes a foreword by Bennett Cerf, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good minus. JD32268
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Hemingway, Ernest. Selected Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. K-9 in this important series, a paperback original, with a note about the author at the end, an elusive Hemingway "A" item, Hanneman 20A, includes The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, My Old Man, and nine others, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good minus. JD33316
$200.00
[Armed Services Editions] Hemingway, Ernest. To Have and Have Not. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 667 in this important series, a novel and source of the Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall film, Hanneman A14e, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Cover creases, very good. JD33329
$50.00
[Photography] Hemmerdinger, William. Ansel Adams: The Museum Set. Claremont, The Galleries of the Claremont Graduate School, 1986, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This is a catalogue of the exhibition at Claremont College Jan. 13 through Feb. 7, 1986, includes five photos by Adams, Hemmerdinger's essay, plus a list of the photos in the exhibit. Fine. JD31067
$15.00
[Steinbeckiana] Hemp, Michael Kenneth. Cannery Row The History of Old Ocean View Avenue. Monterey, The History Company, 1986, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Signed by Hemp with a prospectus for the book laid in loosely, illustrated with photos, includes a detailed map guide to the historical landmarks and sites of the Old Cannery Row. Fine. JD28919
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Henderson, Randall. On Desert Trails Today and Yesterday. Los Angeles, Westernlore Press, 1961, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Designs by Don Louis Perceval, desert maps by Norton Allen, with preface by Henderson, with a suite of photos, Henderson, a long-time reporter, was editor and publisher of Desert Magazine. One internal tape reinforcement, else fine. JD32961
$75.00
[Armed Services Editions] Henry, O. The Ransom of Red Chief and Other Stories. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 944 in this important series, a paperback original by William Sydney Porter writing as O. Henry, a short story collection, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD33304
$45.00
[Armed Services Editions] Hergesheimer, Joseph. The Three Black Pennys. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. O-24 in this important series, a historical novel "of American life and industry from colonial to modern time," 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. Fading, else very good. JD32599
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Herndon, Venable. James Dean A Short Life. Garden City, Doubleday, 1974, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Photo-illustrated, includes material on John Steinbeck and Dean's role in his first film, East of Eden, derived from Steinbeck's novel, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Ink name, near fine in a very good plus jacket. JD28753
$45.00
[Steinbeckiana] Herndon, Venable. James Dean A Short Life. NY, New American Library, 1975, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Issued as part of the Signet Film Series, photo-illustrated, including two photos from the film version of John Steinbeck's East of Eden, which was Dean's first film role, not recorded by or Morrow. Very good. JD28792
$15.00
[Steinbeckiana] Hersey, John. John Steinbeck 1902-1968. NY, "Proceedings", 1970, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. 84-90, this is the annual publication of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the National Institute of Arts and Letters, one of only 687 copies, also includes material related to Vladimir Nabokov, Wallace Stegner, Tennessee Williams, Eudora Welty, etc., not recorded by Goldstone & Payne. Fine. JD919
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Heyward, DuBose. Porgy. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. L-5 in this important series, Southern author's first novel, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32543
$25.00
[Armed Services Editions] Heyward, DuBose. Porgy. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. L-5 in this important series, Southern author's first novel, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good plus. JD33180
$30.00
[Modern Literature] Hill, Susan. A Bit of Singing and Dancing. Napa, Tales for Travellers, 1986, first edition thus. A single sheet folded to make 24 pages, this folding map-like presentation is a separate printing of what was originally published in 1973, cover design by Sandy Field, illustration by Graham Ward, followed by a brief biographical sketch of Ms. Hill, this is No. 30 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, and others. Fine. JD30677
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Anne. A Conversation With My Dad, Tony Hillerman. Santa Fe, New Mexico Magazine, July 2003, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This is the lead article, pages 30-34, an interview of the great writer by his daughter, illustrated with photos, this copy Signed by Tony Hillerman. Fine. JD33366
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. A Thief of Time. NY, Harper & Row, 1988, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. A Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee mystery set in prehistoric sites in Chaco Canyon and elsewhere in the Four Corners area, map endpapers, Hieb bibliography A10a, this copy Signed by Hillerman, it was with this title that Ernest Franklin, a Navajo artist, first started to illustrate Hillerman titles, when found, Hillerman's books usually have one original drawing by Franklin, but this copy has 17 original color drawings by Franklin, very scarce thus, housed in a cloth slipcase, according to bookseller Ernie Bulow who helped start this cottage industry of illustrating Hillerman's titles with Franklin, there are only three or four books of this title with multiple illustrations, this was likely a review copy, while there is no review slip, there is a c.5X7-inch b&w photo of Hillerman seated at his desk that would have accompanied a review copy. Fine. JD32402
$5,000.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. Chee's Witch. Phoenix, Native Peoples, Fall 1988, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Vol. 2, No. 1, includes this story by Hillerman from "The New Black Mask Quarterly" illustrated with paintings by Navajo artist Ernest Franklin, pages 32-39, Hieb bibliography B3b, this copy Signed by both Hillerman and Franklin. Fine. JD33368
$100.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. Dinetah, If I Forget You... Phoenix, Arizona Highways, August 1979, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This is the lead article, 4-9, illustrated with photos, Hieb bibliography E14, this copy Signed by Hillerman. Very good plus. JD33367
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. Dinetah, If I Forget You... Phoenix, Arizona Highways, April 1996, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This piece part of a special history section that reprints articles from earlier issues, pages 10-12 in this special section, illustrated by Kevin J. Kibsey, this copy Signed by Hillerman. Fine. JD33370
$30.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. Going...Going... Santa Fe, New Mexico Magazine, February 1976, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. An article on the Crownpoint Rug Weavers auction in the magazine's Navajo rug special issue, Hieb bibliography E13, this copy Signed by Hillerman. Very good. JD33363
$30.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. King's Dilemma: Save Our Land? Save Our Youth?. Santa Fe, New Mexico Magazine, Winter 1972, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A piece on New Mexico Gov. Bruce King, pages 14-15, Hieb bibliography E9, this copy Signed by Hillerman, this issue also includes a look back by Frank Waters of his classic novel, The Man Who Killed the Deer. Very nearly fine. JD33374
$45.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. Las Trampas: They Survived the Trap. Santa Fe, New Mexico Magazine, July/August 1970, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A brief essay, pages 20-23, Hieb bibliography E7, this copy Signed by Hillerman. Near fine. JD33372
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. Listening Woman. NY, Harper & Row, 1978, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Signed by Hillerman, this is a Joe Leaphorn mystery set in the northern Navajo reservation, Hieb bibliography A5a, it includes 22 original b&w drawings by Navajo artist Ernest Franklin, including one of Leaphorn, only a handful of these early Hillerman titles were so illustrated, very scarce thus. Lettering on the book's spine fading, as usual, else fine. JD32404
$4,000.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. Navajos Calls Them Skinwalkers. Santa Fe, New Mexico Magazine, July 1992, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Pages 66-69, illustrated by Gregory Truett Smith, this copy Signed by Hillerman, also includes John Nichols. Rear wrapper rubbed, else fine. JD33365
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. Skinwalkers. NY, Harper & Row, 1986, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Signed by Hillerman, a Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee (their first pairing) mystery set in Shiprock and the nearby Navajo reservation, Hieb bibliography A9a, this copy with 22 original drawings by Navajo artist Ernest Franklin, 19 of which are in color, very scarce thus, with slipcase. Fine. JD32403
$6,500.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. The Blessing Way. NY, Harper & Row, 1970, first edition, first printing. This is the ultimate copy of Author's First Book, it is an Inscribed Presentation/Association Copy of the highest order, inscribed by Hillerman to Navajo artist Ernest Franklin who went on to create a cottage industry wherein he illustrated many of Hillerman's titles in an after-market situation where individuals brought him copies of Hillerman's books for Franklin to illustrate, the vast majority of such books include just one illustration by Franklin, this one has 30 (!) illustrations by Franklin in addition to Hillerman's doubly signed inscription ("with my thanks to/Ernie Franklin/for showing me/what Leaphorn/looks like/TH"), the inscription is on the title page, Hillerman has additionally signed his full name under his printed signature on the title page, Joe Leaphorn is the Navajo tribal policeman created by Hillerman with this book (and who appears in many of his subsequent books) who solves the mysteries that Hillerman created, there is one small black ink drawing, 18 quarter-page black ink drawings, one full-page black illustration, and 10 full-page color illustrations, the book has been re-bound in full black leather with four raised bands on the spine, with gilt rules and decorations on front and back covers, spine with gilt rules, decorations, a title/author panel in gilt, and date of publication panel also in gilt, now housed in a custom clamshell case. Fine. JD32401
$15,000.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. The Bosque del Apache. Santa Fe, New Mexico Magazine, September/October 1974, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Hillerman on the Bosque Apache National Wildlife Refuge, illustrated with photos by Gary R. Zahm, pages 18-22, Hieb bibliography E12, this copy Signed by Hillerman. Light wear, else fine. JD33362
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. The Conversion of Cletus Cyprian Xywanda. Santa Fe, New Mexico, November/December 1973, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. "A whiff of Santa Fe whimsy," a chapter from his The Great Taos Bank Robbery, pages 28-30, Hieb bibliography E11, this copy Signed by Hillerman. Fine. JD33361
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. The Czech That Bounced. Santa Fe, New Mexico Magazine, Winter 1971, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Pages 25-27, Hieb bibliography E8, this copy Signed by Hillerman. Near fine. JD33373
$45.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. The Dark Wind. NY, Harper & Row, 1982, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. His second Jim Chee mystery, this one set in the eastern Hopi and adjacent Navajo reservations, this copy Signed by Hillerman, Hieb bibliography A7a, Hillerman thought this was his best plot, this copy includes a phenomenal 23 original color illustrations by Navajo artist Ernest Franklin depicting many plot elements and at least two of Jim Chee, very scarce thus, with slipcase. Faint erasure of a pencil notation on the front free endpaper, else fine. JD32405
$7,000.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. The Great Taos Bank Robbery. Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press, 1973, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is the first of his nonfiction books, according to the Hieb bibliography, there are two states, this is the first listed state, Hieb C1a1 with a yellowish binding with a single illustration on the back panel of the dust jacket. Fine. JD33219
$450.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. The Great Taos Bank Robbery. Santa Fe, New Mexico Magazine, May/June 1970, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A reprinting of this piece that first appeared in the Autumn 1966 issue of New Mexico Quarterly, this one illustrated by Sol Baer Fielding, pages 16-21, Hieb bibliography E6, this copy Signed by Hillerman. Fine. JD33371
$85.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. The Hopi Migrations. Phoenix, Arizona Highways, September 1980, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Illustrated with photos, pages 8-15, this is a special issue on the Hopi tricentennial, Hieb bibliography E15, this copy Signed by Hillerman. Fine. JD33369
$45.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. The Mystique of the Land. Santa Fe, New Mexico Magazine, January 1987, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Pages 36-39, in the magazine's 75th anniversary issue, Hieb bibliography E22, this copy Signed by Hillerman. Very good plus. JD33364
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Hillerman, Tony. The Very Heart of Our Country. Santa Fe, New Mexico Magazine, March/April 1973, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A look at New Mexico's Navajoland, photos by Johnnie S. Martinez, with a map, this is the magazine's lead article, pages 6-13, Hieb bibliography E10, this copy Signed by Hillerman. Very good plus. JD33375
$35.00
[Armed Services Editions] Hilton, James. So Well Remembered. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 966 in this important series, a novel, 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. Some spine fading, else very good. JD32887
$10.00
[Miscellaneous] Hinshaw, David. Herbert Hoover American Quaker. NY, Farrar, Straus and Company, 1950, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Color frontispiece photo of Hoover, illustrated with a suite of photos, this copy is an Author Presentation/Association Copy, being Inscribed "For Malcolm Johnson/with the thoughtfulness/of Melville winters (?) -- a/good egg -- & the/kind regard of/David Hinshaw," Johnson was a publishing executive with Doubleday, Doran and was one of the leading forces behind the Council on Books in Wartime which distributed the important Armed Services Editions series to American GIs from 1943 to 1947, there was a signed/limited edition of this book, but signed trade editions are scarce. Jacket with one ship that affects the "w" in Hinshaw's name on front cover, else very good. JD31285
$65.00
[John Steinbeck] Hitchcock, Alfred (editor). Suspense Stories. NY, Dell, 1949, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 367, a paperback original, a Dell map-back, includes John Steinbeck's The Snake, pages 66-76, text from The Portable Steinbeck, also includes Agatha Christie, Graham Greene, Ray Bradbury, and others. Near fine. JD29539
$20.00
[Modern Literature] Hofer, Philip. Edward Lear. NY, Oxford University Press, 1962, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Illustrated, designed by John Begg, the text was adapted from a Grolier Club address. Very good. JD2609
$10.00
[Photography] Holmes, Joseph. Natural Light. Berkeley, The Nature Company, 1986, second printing. Issued without dust jacket, but with publisher's slipcase, prepared in conjunction with The Yolla Bolly Press, with notes on the 60 plates at the end, foreword by Barry Lopez, Holmes provides his own introduction, this copy is Signed by Joseph Holmes. Fine. JD31128
$50.00
[Steinbeckiana] Holmes, Kenneth H. John Steinbeck On Stage and Screen. n.p. (Cary, NC), privately printed, 2007, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 87 of 100 numbered copies Signed by Holmes, subtitled A Descriptive Bibliographical Catalogue of the Stage and Screen Adaptations Material in the John Steinbeck Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth H. Holmes, an excellent reference. Fine. JD31281
$25.00
[Armed Services Editions] Holt, Rackham. George Washington Carver. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1943), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. A-25, just the 25th title issued in this important series, "the story of George Washington Carver, the great American scientist, who contributed so much to the lives of all Americans, both white and colored," issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Nearly fine. JD31873
$45.00
[Armed Services Editions] Holt, Rackham. George Washington Carver. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1943), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. A-25, just the 25th title issued in this important series, "the story of George Washington Carver, the great American scientist, who contributed so much to the lives of all Americans, both white and colored," issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32454
$35.00
[Photography] Holub, Leo. Leo Holub Photographer. Stanford, Stanford Alumni Association, 1982, first edition, dust jacket . Hardcover. This is No. 81 of 200 numbered copies Signed by famed photographer Leo Holub, profusely illustrated with his work, it includes a foreword by Wallace Stegner, Colberg B138, lacking the original print (as usual), includes the prospectus for the book and a printed note from Ansel Adams promoting the book. Cloth has spotted, else fine. JD31106
$65.00
[Modern Literature] Hoover, Herbert et al. Prefaces to Peace. n.p. (NY), Simon and Schuster et al, n.d. (1943), first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is a compilation published cooperatively by Simon and Schuster, Doubleday, Doran, Reynal & Hitchcock, and Columbia University Press, it includes The Problems of Lasting Peace by Hoover and Hugh Gibson, this copy is an Author Presentation Copy inscribed by Hoover to his friend Malcolm Johnson, an editor and executive with Doubleday, Doran ("To Malcolm Johnson/With The Good Wishes/of Herbert Hoover), Gibson has added "& Hugh Gibson," this symposium by American political leaders includes the complete book by Hoover and Gibson, it also includes the complete book One World by Wendell L. Wilkie as well as The Price of Free World Victory by Henry A. Wallace from his book The Century of the Common Man and Blueprint for Peace by Sumner Welles from his book The World of the Four Freedoms, includes an introduction by Henry Seidel Canby. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. JD31427
$275.00
[Modern Literature] Hoover, Herbert. Typed Letters Signed. NY, n.p., 1949, 1954, first editions. Three typed letters signed from Hoover to Malcolm Johnson, a publishing executive with D. Van Nostrand and Doubleday, Doran, all three are on Hoover's printed stationery with his name at the top with a typed return address of The Waldorf Astoria Towers in New York, the first is dated June 5, 1949, Hoover responds to Johnson's having sent a note and a friendly review of Hoover's latest in a series of books of his public addresses, Hoover goes on to ask Johnson to lunch on the 7th or 9th, signed by Hoover in full, Johnson has circled June 9th as his available date, the second is dated June 6, 1954, turning down a request from Johnson ("I hate to refuse you anything on/earth. But just consider my years;/the job I am now on which itself is over-/whelming; and that I am a trustee of/nine concerns for which I must raise/money," signed in full, the third letter thanks Johnson for his birthday message, together with a pamphlet printed in West Branch, Iowa dated Aug. 10, 1954 titled The Protection of Freedom, an address by Hoover at the reception given by the state of Iowa on Hoover's 80th birthday, housed within the envelope addressed to Johnson at his Long Island home. Bit of wrinkling to the pamphlet on one corner, else, letters folded for mailing, else quite excellent. JD31357
$750.00
[Steinbeckiana] Hornaday, William T. Camp-Fires on Desert and Lava. NY, Scribners, 1914, later printing. Originally published in 1908, photo-illustrated by Dr. Daniel Trembly MacDougal, John Phillips, and Hornaday, includes two "new and original" maps by Godfrey Sykes, geographer to the expedition, includes The Rainbow Rams, on the Lava Peak as painted by Carl Rungius after a sketch and photograph by Phillips used as frontispiece, the real charm, however, lies in this being the copy owned by Edward F. Ricketts, best friend and philosophical mentor to John Steinbeck, Ricketts has written his name (E. F. Ricketts) in pencil on the front pastedown along with his Chicago address (3556 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, Ill.), additionally, Ricketts has written 11 lines of pencil notes about the book on the rear pastedown. Good. JD30865
$1,250.00
[Steinbeckiana] Hossick, Malcolm. John Steinbeck A Concise Biography. NJ, Kultur, n.d. (c.2000), first edition. This is a 30-minute VHS color presentation, written, directed and produced by Hossick as part of The Famous Author series which provides film cassette biographies of a wide variety of both British and American authors. As new, unplayed, in publisher's shrink-wrap. JD28338
$35.00
[Armed Services Editions] Hough, Donald. Snow Above Town. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. First Issue, No. N-12 in this important series, a story of Wyoming, reprinted later in this series as ASE No. 870, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine well faded, else very good. JD32565
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Hough, Henry Beetle. Country Editor. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. M-21 in this important series, a picture of Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32269
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Hough, Henry Beetle. Country Editor. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. M-21 in this important series, a picture of Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good minus. JD32547
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Housman, A. E. Selected Poems of A. E. Housman. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. First issue, No. M-1 in this important series, a paperback original, includes A Shropshire Lad and other poems, with a note about the author at the end, reprinted later in the series as No. 1015, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD31984
$20.00
[Armed Services Editions] Housman, A. E. Selected Poems of A. E. Housman. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. First issue, No. M-1 in this important series, a paperback original, includes A Shropshire Lad and other poems, with a note about the author at the end, reprinted later in the series as No. 1015, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Crimped, else very good. JD32075
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Housman, A. E. Selected Poems of A. E. Housman. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. First issue, No. M-1 in this important series, a paperback original, includes A Shropshire Lad and other poems, with a note about the author at the end, reprinted later in the series as No. 1015, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good minus. JD32554
$12.50
[Steinbeckiana] Houston, James D. Californians Searching for the Golden State. NY, Knopf, 1982, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes a chapter titled "How Various Legends, Large and Small, Move Around the State of California" which has Houston explore the making of the film version of John Steinbeck's Cannery Row, pages 236-254, this copy Inscribed by Houston in the year of publication, Houston was one of many famous writing students who studied under Wallace Stegner at Stanford University, rear jacket flap with a blurb by Stegner which hs has Signed. Foxing to top and fore edges, else fine. JD29007
$85.00
[John Steinbeck] Houston, James D. (editor). West Coast Fiction. NY, Bantam Books, 1979, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Includes John Steinbeck's Flight, pages 302-320, text from The Long Valley, not recorded by Morrow, also includes Wallace Stegner who has Signed his New Almaden contribution, text from Angle of Repose, also includes Richard Brautigan, Raymond Chandler, Tillie Olsen, Jack Kerouac, Ken Kesey, Tom Robbins, Thomas Sanchez, and others. Some spine creases, near fine. JD29704
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Houston, Pam. Cowboys Are My Weakness. NY, Norton, 1992, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. Author's First Book, 12 short stories that have brought the author considerable acclaim. Fine. JD6682
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Howard, Peter B. William Faulkner The Carl Petersen Collection. Berkeley, Serendipity Books, 1991, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This massive Catalogue 48 was issued in conjunction with Jeffrey Marks and Rick Praeger, all members of the ABAA, offering the massive Faulkner collection of his bibliographer, Carl Petersen, more than 600 pages of Faulkner A to Z. Fine. JD31235
$25.00
[The West] Howell, John. California. San Francisco, John Howell-Books, 1979, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This is Catalogue 50 by this legendary San Francisco bookseller, consisting of Parts I, II, and III, based on the collection of Jennie Crocker Henderson, with additions, also includes a note about Ms. Henderson by Warren Howell, Part I consists of items published before California was a state while Parts II and III consist of items published after California became a state, catalogues designed by Lawton Kennedy. Fine. JD4993
$25.00
[Armed Services Editions] Howell, William. Mankind So Far. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 729 in this important series, "man's history: past, present, and probably future," illustrated with drawings, 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. JD32748
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Hudson, W. H. The Purple Land. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 721 in this important series, Author's First Book, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD31969
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Hudson, W. H. The Purple Land. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 721 in this important series, Author's First Book, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine well faded, else very good. JD32751
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Huff, Darrell and Frances. Twenty Careers of Tomorrow. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 1002 in this important series, self help for soldiers re-entering the work place, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Good. JD32423
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Hughes, R. S. Beyond The Red Pony: A Reader's Companion to Steinbeck's Complete Short Stories. Metuchen, Scarecrow Press, 1987, first edition. A hardcover issued without dust jacket, frontispiece photo of Steinbeck, Hughes provides "the first comprehensive study of Steinbeck's short fiction including every story he wrote -- published and unpublished" and establishes an up-to-date bibliography of these stories, this was the dean of Steinbeck scholars Tetsumaro Hayashi's copy, Signed and dated by him in the year of publication along with the price he paid, laid in loosely is a letter of provenance from the Midwest bookseller to whom Hayashi sold off some of his personal library. Fine. JD6440
$85.00
[Steinbeckiana] Hughes, R. S. Beyond The Red Pony: A Reader's Companion to Steinbeck's Complete Short Stories. Metuchen, Scarecrow Press, 1987, first edition. Issued without dust jacket, includes studies of unpublished and uncollected pieces, with a Typed Letter Signed from the president of Scarecrow Press laid in loosely. Fine. JD28933
$45.00
[Steinbeckiana] Hughes, R. S. John Steinbeck A Study of the Short Fiction. Boston, Twayne Publishers, 1989, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Issued as part of Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction series, with a prospectus on this series mailed by Hughes laid in loosely, this copy also Inscribed by the author. Top and fore edges foxed, else fine. JD28937
$45.00
[Modern Literature] Hunter, Evan. A Horse's Head. Playboy, August 1967, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. The issue also includes an interview with F. Lee Bailey. Near fine. JD5589
$20.00
[John Steinbeck] Hunter, Francis (editor). The Iron Gate of Jack & Charlie's "21". NY, Jack Kriendler Memorial Foundation, 1950, first edition. This hardcover was issued without dust jacket, it includes The 'Inside' on the Inside by John Steinbeck, page 27, Goldstone & Payne B63, Morrow 335, also includes contributions by Walt Disney, Rube Goldberg, Robert and Nathaniel Benchley, Ben Hecht, John O'Hara, Robert Ruark, Damon Runyon, William Saroyan, Ed Sullivan, and others. Fine. JD29544
$85.00
[John Steinbeck] Hunter, Francis (editor). The Iron Gate of Jack & Charlie's "21". NY, Jack Kriendler Memorial Foundation, 1950, first edition. This hardcover was issued without dust jacket, it includes The 'Inside' on the Inside by John Steinbeck, page 27, Goldstone & Payne B63, Morrow 335, also includes contributions by Walt Disney, Rube Goldberg, Robert and Nathaniel Benchley, Ben Hecht, John O'Hara, Robert Ruark, Damon Runyon, William Saroyan, Ed Sullivan, and others, issued on the 25th anniversary of the founding of "21" in memory of John Carl Kriendler for the benefit of the New York Heart Association. Near fine. JD30922
$75.00
[John Steinbeck] Huser, Verne (editor). River Reflections. Charlotte, East Woods Press, 1984, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes a small piece from John Steinbeck's The Pearl, introduction and text pages 88-89, also includes Wallace Stegner who has Signed his The Sound of Mountain Water contribution, also includes Edward Abbey, William Faulklner, A. B. Guthrie, Norman Maclean, Ernie Pyle, and others. Very good plus. JD29722
$60.00

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