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James M.Dourgarian, Bookman, was established in 1980. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). Like all ABAA members, we answer to a higher authority and follow a higher standard of ethics that guarantees a successful transaction for all our customers.

We buy and sell old books, vintage books, collectible books, rare books, first edition books, and related ephemera. We maintain several specialties. Among them are American fiction first editions from c.1900 to the present. Within that general field, we have heavy emphasis in John Steinbeck and Steinbeckiana. Thus, we buy and sell Steinbeck primary first editions in dust jackets, signed/limited editions, his appearances in anthologies, his periodical appearances, books and periodicals about Steinbeck, film and theatre memorabilia, bibliographies, and miscellaneous items.

We also specialize in these same categories for these authors -- Jack London, Wallace Stegner, and Stephen King. Other specialties include Western Americana, books on California and the West, Photography books, books on Japan, China, and the Orient, and Armed Services Editions. The latter are vintage paperbacks issued to American GIs from 1943 to 1947. They are comprised of mysteries, Westerns, science fiction and fantasy, mainstream fiction, historical novels, science, poetry, adventure stories, and more.

Within our field of modern first editions, we also sell related film memorabilia Thus, we sell film posters, lobby card sets, pressbooks, stills, scripts, etc. for films made from the works of authors we carry such as John Steinbeck, Jack London, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Raymond Chandler, Zane Grey, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Stephen King, Edward Abbey, Anne Rice, and many others.

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[Armed Services Editions] Sabatini, Rafael. The Sea Hawk. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 812 in this important series, a historical novel, printed earlier the series as ASE No. I-266, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32220
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Sabatini, Rafael. The Sea Hawk. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. I-266 in this important series, a historical novel, first issue, later reprinted within the series as ASE No. 812, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine color faded, very good. JD32507
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Sabatini, Rafael. The Sea Hawk. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 812 in this important series, a historical novel, printed earlier the series as ASE No. I-266 in 1944, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Fair. JD32803
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Salinger, J. D. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour An Introduction. Boston, Little, Brown, 1959, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. With "Seymore" instead of Seymour on page 173, first issue without the dedication page, only a handful of these first issues have been reported. Fine. JD33187
$2,000.00
[Modern Literature] Sanchez, Thomas. Angels Burning. Santa Barbara, Capra Press, 1987, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Subtitled "Native Notes from the Land of Earthquake and Fire," this is Volume X of the Capra back-to-back series that showcased shorter fiction, this book bound with Lawrence Clark Powell's "Ocian in View" the Malibu, Sanchez has signed the book in the year of publication. Fine. JD27128
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Sanchez, Thomas. Archive of letters. Key West, Thomas Sanchez, 1986-87, first edition. Sanchez, author of Rabbit Boss and Zoot-Suit Murders, agrees to sign book and asks that the bookseller in question find him copies of his own books to buy, together with an autograph note attached to a postcard to him agrees to buy a book, together with an autograph postcard asking the bookseller to find him more books to buy, together with another autograph letter signed looking to buy more books. All in their original mailing envelopes, many addressed by Sanchez himself, folded for mailing. JD31652
$50.00
[Armed Services Editions] Sandburg, Carl. Storm Over the Land. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1943), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. A-27, just the 27th title issued in this important series, "a profile of the Civil War, taken mainly from his Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, preface by Sandburg, illustrated with maps, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI, a very scarce book. Very good. JD32452
$45.00
[Armed Services Editions] Sandoz, Mari. Old Jules. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. F-173 in this important series, a biography, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine faded, else very good. JD32484
$15.00
[Modern Literature] Sansom, William. The Vertical Ladder/Momma Mia. 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, The Vertical Ladder was first published as part of Something Terrible, Something Lovely, while Momma Mia was first published as part of The Marmalade Bird, they are followed by a biographical sketch of Sansom, cover design by Sandy Field, illustration by Dorothy Tucker, this is No. 33 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. JD30678
$12.50
[Miscellaneous] Santee, Ross. Apache Land. NY, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Written and illustrated by Santee with more than 100 drawings. Fine in a jacket with several internal tape reinforcements that otherwise presents well. JD33192
$50.00
[Armed Services Editions] Saroyan, William. Dear Baby. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. S-2 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. JD32299
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Saroyan, William. Dear Baby. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. S-2 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 minus. JD32667
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Saroyan, William. Get Away Old Man. NY, Harcourt, Brace, 1944, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. A play in two acts. Fine, bright copy. JD1255
$65.00
[Modern Literature] Saroyan, William. Sons Come & Go, Mothers Hang In Forever. NY, McGraw-Hill, 1976, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Saroyan and his huge moustache adorn the front panel of the jacket while a youthful photo of him is used on the rear jacket panel. Near fine. JD31709
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Saroyan, William. The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze. Covelo, The Yolla Bolly Press, n.d. (1984), first edition thus. A single printed sheet with an illustration announcing the 50th anniversary edition of Saroyan's first book. Fine. JD30639
$7.50
[Armed Services Editions] Saroyan, William. The Human Comedy. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1943), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. A-15, just the 15th title issued in this important series, Saroyan's first novel, adapted from his Academy Award-winning screenplay, the film version starred Mickey Rooney, 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. Very good plus. JD32448
$60.00
[Steinbeckiana] Satyanarayana, M. R. John Steinbeck A Study in the Theme of Compassion. Hyderabad, American Studies Centre, 1977, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This copy issued in green wrappers, there was another issue in pink wrappers, includes an index and selected bibliography by this Indian Steinbeck scholar in addition to his lengthy essays, not recorded by Morrow. Although publications out of India tend to be cheaply produced (and this is no exception), the book remains fine, scarce thus. JD28815
$35.00
[Steinbeckiana] Satyanarayana, M. R. John Steinbeck A Study in the Theme of Compassion. Hyderabad, American Studies Centre, 1977, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This copy issued in pink wrappers, there was another issue in green wrappers, includes an index and selected bibliography by this Indian Steinbeck scholar in addition to his lengthy essays, not recorded by Morrow. Although publications out of India tend to be cheaply produced (and this is no exception), the book remains fine, scarce thus. JD28816
$35.00
[Wallace Stegner] Schaefer, Jack (editor). Out West. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1955, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. An anthology that includes The Colt by Wallace Stegner, Colberg B35, this copy Signed by Wallace Stegner, it also includes Mary Austin, Jack London, Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Bret Harte, Mari Sandoz, Owen Wister, and many others. Very good plus. JD3510
$150.00
[Steinbeckiana] Schiffman, Joseph. John Steinbeck: In Search of America. Guilford, Jeffrey Norton, n.d. (c.1969), first edition. An audio cassette tape featuring a lecture by this professor emeritus at Dickson College, originally recorded by one of his students in 1969, 26 minutes, discusses Steinbeck's life, art, thought, and relevance, part of a series by Schiffman called Six American Authors. Fine. JD30523
$10.00
[John Steinbeck] Schlumberger, Jean (editor). La Nouvelle Revue Francaise Hommage a Andre Gide. Paris, Gallimard, 1951, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. With the outer glassine folded around the wrappers, No. 330 of 1200 copies, with photo of Gide used as frontispiece, includes John Steinbeck's "Un Grand Romancier de Notre Temps," page 30, Goldstone & Payne B68, Morrow 339. Very nearly fine. JD29548
$50.00
[Modern Literature] Schow, David J. (editor). Silver Scream. Arlington Heights, Dark Harvest, 1988, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. With publisher's slipcase, introduction by Tobe Hooper, director of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, illustrated by Kevin Davies, includes 19 modern horror stories dealing with the lives, and deaths, of men and women working in the movies and TV, No. 272 of 500 copies Signed by all the contributors who include F. Paul Wilson, Robert Bloch, Ray Garton, Clive Barker, Joe R. Lansdale, Robert R. McCammon, Chet Williamson, Richard Christian Matheson, Douglas E. Winter, Ramsey Campbell, and others. Fine, unread. JD33125
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Schuller, Robert H. Tough Times Never Last. Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 1993, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Another inspirational book, a miniature, it measures 3X3.75 inches. Fine. JD33009
$12.50
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. A Boy Named Charlie Brown. NY, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Based on the Lee Mendelson/Bill Melendez feature film of the same name, of course it features good ol' Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang. Ink name, else fine in a price-clipped, very good plus jacket. JD30822
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Charlie Brown's All-Stars. Cleveland, World, 1966, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Story and illustration from the television production featuring Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy, etc. Price clipped, else nearly fine. JD30811
$45.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Christmas is Together-Time. San Francisco, Determined Productions, 1964, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Book designed by Jim Young, the fourth book in this series of square-shaped books featuring Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang as written and illustrated by Schulz, with a reply card from the publisher laid in loosely. Fine. JD30800
$85.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Happiness Is A Warm Puppy. San Francisco, Determined Productions, 1962, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. First book in this series of square-shaped books written and illustrated by Schulz featuring the Peanuts gang, photo of Schulz on the rear jacket panel by Karel Bauer. Bookplate, else fine in a very good plus jacket. JD30804
$150.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Home Is On Top Of A Dog House. San Francisco, Determined Productions, Inc., 1966, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Another charming Peanuts book by a master (and beloved) cartoonist. Very good. JD30554
$20.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Home Is On Top Of A Dog House. San Francisco, Determined Productions, 1966, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is the sixth book in this series of square-shaped books written and illustrated by Schulz, but it is the first to feature all Snoopy, all the time, book designed by Jim Young. Fine in a very good plus jacket. JD30805
$30.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Love Is Walking Hand in Hand. San Francisco, Determined Productions, 1965, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Fifth book in this series of square-shaped books written and illustrated by Schulz featuring the Peanuts gang. One chip to rear jacket panel, else fine. JD30803
$50.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Reviens, Snoopy. NY, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A French translation of Snoopy, Come Home. Owner's name stamp, else very good. JD30814
$7.50
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Sandlot Peanuts. NY, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Introduction by Joe Garagiola, a combination of both daily strips and Sunday strips that feature Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy, and all the Peanuts gang playing baseball, some strips are in color. Half-inch tear to rear jacket panel, else fine. JD30820
$35.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Sandlot Peanuts. NY, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Introduction by Joe Garagiola, a combination of both daily strips and Sunday strips that feature Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy, and all the Peanuts gang playing baseball, some strips are in color. Fine. JD30821
$45.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Security Is A Thumb And A Blanket. San Francisco, Determined Productions, 1963, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. One of his charming little square books. Fine in a very good jacket. JD2675
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Security Is A Thumb And A Blanket. San Francisco, Determined Productions, 1963, first edition. This hardcover lacks its dust jacket, it is yet another in a series of square-shaped books by written and illustrated Schulz featuring the Peanuts gang as written and illustrated by Schulz. Very good. JD30801
$15.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Snoopy and the Red Baron. NY, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Snoopy and his dog house go to war. Fine in a price-clipped jacket. JD33216
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Sunday's Fun Day, Charlie Brown. NY, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1965 (sic), first edition thus. This Weekly Reader hardcover was issued without a dust jacket, more comic strips featuring Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy, and all the other members of the Peanuts gang. Very good. JD30808
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. The Charlie Brown Dictionary. NY, Scholastic Book Services, 1975, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Includes more than 580 pictures in full color with 2,400 words defined as only Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang can. Very good. JD30813
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Schulz, Charles M. Things I Learned After It Was Too Late. NY, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981, first edition. This hardcover was issued without a dust jacket, subtitled And Other Minor Truths, it feaures all the Peanuts gang with Schulz's usual brand of humor and philosphy. Fine. JD30815
$20.00
[Armed Services Editions] Schuster, M. Lincoln (editor). A Treasury of the World's Great Letters. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. M-24 in this important series, letters by the likes of Henry VIII and Ann Boleyn, Benjamin Franklin, Henry David Thoreau, Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Jefferson, Mark Twain, D. H. Lawrence, H. L. Mencken, etc., 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. JD32545
$10.00
[John Steinbeck] Scott, Zachary and Steinbeck, John. John Emery. n.p. (NY), privately printed, 1964, first edition, clear plastic dust jacket. Hardcover. Black leather spine stamped in gilt and red patterned boards, one of only 200 copies, none of which were for sale, the contributions by Scott and Steinbeck were eulogies read at Emery's funeral in New York on November 18, 1964, with a b&w photo portrait of this actor, with the typed strip with the corrected date affixed to title page, as usual, even the impressive Adrian H. Goldstone collection, upon which the Steinbeck bibliography was based, lacked a copy, Morrow 364, now housed in a custom clamshell case. Fine. JD29417
$1,250.00
[John Steinbeck] Scully, Alice (editor). Fun in Bed The Convalescent's Handbook. NY, Simon and Schuster, 1969, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Spiral bound, includes John Steinbeck's A Patient Needs An Audience, Doc, pages 48-49, text from Letters to Alicia, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, also includes James Thurber, Leonard Lyons, Charles Schulz, Earl Wilson, Art Linkletter, and others, "With the Compliments of the Author" card laid in loosely. Minor wear. JD29690
$20.00
[Steinbeckiana] Scully, Frank. Rogues Gallery. Hollywood, Murray & Gee, 1943, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. He profiles many notables including Pirandello, Shaw, Maugham, Dreiser, Fitzgerald, and John Steinbeck (pages 37-55), Goldstone & Payne F13, Morrow 578. Very good. JD28485
$45.00
[Armed Services Editions] Sears, Paul B. This Is Our World. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 790 in this important series, "man's place in nature," also illustrated by Sears, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD31992
$12.50
[John Steinbeck] Seaver, Edwin (editor). Pageant of American Humor. Cleveland, World Publishing, 1948, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes John Steinbeck's How Danny's Friends Threw Themselves to the Aid of a Distressed Lady, pages 576-583, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, also includes Herman Melville, Bret Harte, Erskline Caldwell, Mark Twain, Dorothy Parker, William saroyan, William Faulkner, and many others, this book is the real McCoy, not one of those print-on-demand abominations. Fine in a very good plus jacket. JD29538
$30.00
[Children's Literature] Segal, Lore and Sendak, Maurice. The Juniper Tree and Other Tales from Grimm. NY, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1973, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Two volumes, with publisher's slipcase, translated by Lore Segal with four tales translated by Randall Jarrell, pictures by Maurice Sendak. Jacket spines aged, else fine. JD29491
$125.00
[Armed Services Editions] Seghers, Anna. The Seventh Cross. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. Q-33 in this important series, a novel, translated from the German by James A. Galston, 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. Very good. JD32612
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Segre, Alfredo. Mahogany. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 1035 in this important series, a novel of "life in the jungles of French West Africa" by this Italian author, with a brief glossary of terms at the end, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI, scarce. Spine completely faded, else very good. JD32878
$12.50
[Steinbeckiana] Seldes, Gilbert. Previews of Entertainment. NY, Bantam Books, October 1950, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 936, a paperback original, it gives advance information on movies, TV, radio, books, etc., it includes a review of the Elia Kazan-directed film Viva Zapata! which starred Marlon Brando with the screenplay written by John Steinbeck, page 11, it also reviews the Broadway play of Steinbeck's Burning Bright, page 193, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Fine, scarce in this condition. JD28505
$20.00
[Armed Services Editions] Seton, Anya. Dragonwyck. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. P-27 in this important series, a historical novel, 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. JD32589
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Seuss, Dr. Dr. Seuss's A B C. NY, Random House, 1963, first edition. Lackiong the dust jacket, Younger/Hirsch bibliography pgs. 54-56. Grandma's Christmas ink inscription to verso of ffep, extremity wear, else very good. JD32231
$60.00
[Modern Literature] Seuss, Dr. The Cat in the Hat Comes Back. NY, Beginner Books, 1958, later printing. Lacking the dust jacket, this copy Inscribed ("for/CHIP GOSS/with Best Wishes/from Dr. Seuss"). Very good. JD32394
$400.00
[Armed Services Editions] Sharp, Margery. Cluny Brown. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. R-22 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. Very good minus. JD32626
$10.00
[John Steinbeck] Shasky, Florian J. and Riggs, Susan F. (editors). Letters to Elizabeth. San Francisco, Book Club of California, 1978, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. One of 500 copies printed by the Plantin Press, it presents letters from John Steinbeck to his agent, Elizabeth Otis, preface by the editors, introduction by Steinbeck's former Stanford University roommate and life-long friend Carlton A. (Dook) Sheffield, Sheffield's importance to Steinbeck's literary career cannot be overstated, it was Steinbeck's practice to write his books as if he were telling the story to just one person rather than a mass audience, that one person was Carlton Sheffield, Morrow 289, this copy Inscribed by Sheffield to this bookseller. Fine without any age to the jacket, uncommon thus. JD30508
$325.00
[John Steinbeck] Shasky, Florian J. and Riggs, Susan F. (editors). Letters to Elizabeth. San Francisco, Book Club of California, 1978, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. One of 500 copies printed by the Plantin Press, it presents letters from John Steinbeck to his agent, Elizabeth Otis, preface by the editors, introduction by Steinbeck's former Stanford University roommate and life-long friend Carlton A. (Dook) Sheffield, Morrow 289. Fine. JD30920
$150.00
[Miscellaneous] Shasky, Florian J. and Sonnichsen, Joanne (editors). Hand Bookbinding in California A Keepsake in Twelve Parts. San Francisco, The Book Club of California, 1994 (sic, actually issued in April 1995), first edition. 12 grouped folders made for Club members as a keepsake by Jonathan Clark at The Artichoke Press, Mt. View. Fine. JD82
$20.00
[Armed Services Editions] Shattuck, Richard. The Half-Haunted Saloon. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 821 in this important series, a humorous novel, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Bit water marked, else very good. JD31959
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Shaw, George Bernard. Arms And The Man And Two Other Plays. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A paperback original, No. 1005 in this important series, also includes Androcles and the Lion as well as Pygmalion, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine color-faded, else very good. JD32879
$20.00
[Modern Literature] Shaw, George Bernard. Passion, Poison, and Petrifaction; or, The Fatal Gazogene A Tragedy. London, Anthony Treherne & Co., Ltd., 1905, first edition. Included in Harry Furniss's Christmas Annual, 1905, here re-bound in green cloth with a cover label giving the title and author, this was Furniss's first annual, illustrated by him, contents page either laid in loosely or dis-bound, Shaw's very successful play is the first offering, also includes A Wedding Gift by H. Rider Haggard, affixed to the front free endpaper is brief note Signed by Shaw of some mystery dated 17 Jan, 1902, to wit: "Told you so!/Thanks for the cheque./What is K's address? There/are more ways of killing a dog/than hanging him, and I think/I'll venture a fresh attempt on my/own account./This, in dreadful secrecy/G. Bernard Shaw"). Remnants of bookplate removal on front free endpaper, binding a bit loose. JD31555
$650.00
[Modern Literature] Shaw, Irwin. Lucy Crown. NY, Random House, 1956, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. His third novel. Very good. JD30790
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Sheffield, Carlton A. Steinbeck: The Good Companion. Portola Valley, American Lives Endowment, 1983, first edition. Plastic binding housing loose sheets, one of less than 100 copies produced, although poorly and cheaply produced, this is one of the best books ever written about Steinbeck, written by one of his college roommates and a life-long friend, it brilliantly explains the relationship of Steinbeck's writing to music, additionally, the importance of Carlton Sheffield to Steinbeck cannot be over-stated, one of Steinbeck's writing techniques was to write his stories as if he were telling it to just one person, in his early writings that one person was Carlton Sheffield, the book includes an introduction by Richard Blum, large photo of Steinbeck used as a frontispiece, with a typed signed postcard from Sheffield entirely about Steinbeck and how people viewed the man and the writer laid in loosely, this was an advance or proof copy, "finished" copies were produced to a slighter better degree, "better" in this case meant adding Sheffield's initials to the title page and printing it on heavier stock so that the subsequent page didn't show through, this copy Inscribed by Sheffield to this bookseller who was friends with Sheffield for the last 10 years of his life. A cheap production, blip to clear plastic front cover, else fine. JD28886
$550.00
[Steinbeckiana] Sheffield, Carlton A. (Dook). I Never Met An Anapest I Didn't Like. Campbell, CRS Publishing, 1985, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A book of verses edited by Art Ring, "Dook" Sheffield was John Steinbeck's roommate at Stanford and a life-long friend, he is also author of one of the best books ever written about Steinbeck (Steinbeck, The Good Companion), his importance cannot be over-stated in that one of Steinbeck's writing techniques was to write his story as if he were telling it only to one person, that one person was Carlton A. Sheffield, this copy Inscribed by Sheffield, laid in loosely is a prospectus for the book and a lengthy TLS from Art Ring about the book and Sheffield, an ANS from Ring is also laid in loosely. Fine. JD31276
$75.00
[Steinbeckiana] Sheffield, Carlton A. (Dook). Steinbeck: The Good Companion. Portola Valley, American Lives Endowment, 1983, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. With an introduction about Sheffield (who preferred to be called "Sheff," not Dook, the moniker Steinbeck gave him) by Richard Blum, includes a handsome b&w photo portrait of Steinbeck used as the frontispiece, also includes a b& photo of Sheff reading a newspaper while having a cup of coffee in his tiny kitchen, this is one of less than 100 copies produced piecemeal as order came in for the book, although poorly and cheaply produced, this is one of the best books ever written about Steinbeck, written by one of his college roommates and a life-long friend, it brilliantly explains the relationship of Steinbeck's writing to music, additionally, the importance of Carlton Sheffield to Steinbeck cannot be over-stated, one of Steinbeck's writing techniques was to write his stories as if he were telling it to just one person, in his early writings that one person was Carlton Sheffield, this is an Association Copy of the highest order being Inscribed by Sheff to noted Steinbeck scholar Robert DeMott ("for Robet DeMott--/Scholar, poet, and friend/Carlton A. (Dook) Sheffield"), at the time of this publication DeMott was becoming acting director of the Steinbeck Research Center at San Jose State, DeMott has been among the best of Steinbeck scholars for decades and is easily the most accessible writer who can explain and expound on Steinbeck in something other than English professor-speak, he helped launch "The Steinbeck Quarterly," a mostly scholarly publication dedicated to Steinbeck, he is also the author of a trilogy of books on Steinbeck beginning with his influential Steinbeck's Reading published in 1984, followed by Working Days which follows Steinbeck's own journal kept while writing The Grapes of Wrath, that was followed by Steinbeck's Typewriter, he also wrote the introduction to his friend Jim Harrison's bibliography, taped to the inside rear cover is an envelope from Sheff to DeMott, inside is a snapshot photo of this bookseller and Sheff embracing taken by DeMott during his and this bookseller's visit to see Sheff in 1984. Very good. JD32018
$550.00
[Modern Literature] Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1984, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Three volumes in one, published by arrangement with the Pennyroyal Press, text of the Pennyroyal Frankenstein is based on a copy of the 1818 edition at Smith College, illustrated by Barry Moser, with an afterword, Frankenstein's Fallen Angel, by Joyce Carol Oates. Fine, unread. JD32990
$75.00
[Armed Services Editions] Shelley, Percy Bysshe. Selected Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A paperback original No. O-1 in this important series, edited and with an introduction by Louis Untermeyer, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32046
$12.50
[Modern Literature] Shepard, Lucius. Green Eyes. London, Chatto & Windus, 1986, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Author's First Novel, issued as a paperback original in the United States, this is the first hardcover edition. Fine. JD31328
$65.00
[Miscellaneous] Shiflett, Lee. Louis Shores Defining Educational Librarianship. Lanham, Scarecrow Press, 1996, first edition. Issued without dust jacket, printed on acid-free paper, this is the Dedication Copy, Inscribed and presented to Mildred Young Johnson, includes four letters to Mrs. Johnson from the author. Fine. JD31390
$50.00
[Armed Services Editions] Short, Luke. Gunman's Chance. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 670 in this important series, a Western, 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. JD32704
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Short, Luke. War on the Cimarron. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. R-11 in this important series, a Western with cowboys and Indians and intrigue, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine completely faded, else solid very good. JD32635
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Shriber, Ione Sandberg. Pattern For Murder. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 798 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. Very good. JD32783
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Shulman, Max. Barefoot Boy With Cheek. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 657 in this important series, a satire about college life, pictures by Will Crawford, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good . JD32328
$12.50
[Modern Literature] Simak, Clifford D. Cosmic Engineers. NY, Gnome Press, 1950, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. An interplanetary novel, dust jacket design by Edd Cartier, this is Simak's first novel and first hardcover book. Fine. JD33147
$200.00
[Modern Literature] Simak, Clifford D. Mastodonia. NY, Ballantine Books, 1978, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Awarded the Nebula Grand Master ward in 1977, Simak had only recently retired from his paying job as a newspaper reporter when this novel was published. Fine in a jacket with one small hole in the spine panel, else fine. JD33208
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Simak, Clifford D. The Visitors. NY, Ballantine Books, 1980, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. A novel about aliens. Fine. JD32976
$25.00
[Armed Services Editions] Simenon, Georges. On the Danger Line. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. O-21 in this important series, two mysteries (Home Town, a study in criminal psychology, and The Green Thermos, a picture of anarchist circles in Paris), translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI, scarce. Very good minus. JD32600
$10.00
[John Steinbeck] Simmen, Edward (editor). The Chicano: From Caricature to Self-Portrait. NY, Mentor, 1971, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. MY 1069, includes John Steinbeck's Flight, pages 139-156, Goldstone & Payne B176, Morrow 371, also includes William Saroyan, Jack London, Ray Bradbury, and others. Near fine. JD29688
$20.00
[Modern Literature] Simmons, Dan. Summer of Night. NY, Putnam, 1991, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Advance copy, an uncorrected proof, Inscribed by Simmons in the month and year of publication. Fine. JD1240
$50.00
[Modern Literature] Simmons, Dan. Summer Sketches. Northridge, Lord John Press, 1992, first edition. This hardcover was issued without dust jacket, Simmons provides his own introduction that gives perspective on these notebooks kept by Simmons that influenced his work, with his sketches, No. 25 of 500 numbered copies Signed by Simmons. Fine. JD32994
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Simmons, Dan. The Hollow Man. Northridge, Lord John Press, 1992, first edition. This hardcover was issued without dust jacket, but with publisher's slipcase, No. 19 of 500 numbered copies Signed by Simmons. Fine. JD33003
$50.00
[John Steinbeck] Simmons, Matty and Boal, Sam (editors). Diners' Delight. London, Souvenir Press, 1963, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes John Steinbeck's Lilli Marlene, brief introduction and text pages 322-324, text from Once There Was A War, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, also includes W. Somerset Maugham, Robert Ruark, Arthur Miller, C. S. Forester, Edward R. Murrow, Robert Bloch, and others. Near fine. JD29654
$25.00
[John Steinbeck] Simmons, Matty and Boal, Sam (editors). The Best of Diners' Club Magazine. NY, Regents American Publishing Corporation, 1962, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes John Steinbeck's Lilli Marlene, brief introduction and text, pages 322-324, text from Once There Was A War, also includes Ben Hecht, Edward R. Murrow, Arthur Miller, C. S. Forester, Robert Bloch, and others, this issue not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, this book is a bit of a bibliographic oddity in that the dust jacket and book spines title the book as The Best of Signature Magazine with a Diners' Club logo, the jacket is otherwise blank on the front and back panels as well as the flaps. A bit of age, else near fine. JD29651
$25.00
[John Steinbeck] Simmons, Matty and Boal, Sam (editors). The Best of Diners' Club Magazine. NY, Regents American Publishing Corporation, 1962, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes John Steinbeck's Lilli Marlene, brief introduction and text, pages 322-324, text from Once There Was A War, Goldstone & Payne B128, Morrow 356, also includes Ben Hecht, Edward R. Murrow, Arthur Miller, C. S. Forester, Robert Bloch, and others. Bookplate to pastedown, sticker to front free endpaper, very good plus. JD29652
$25.00
[Steinbeckiana] Sinclair, Marianne. Those Who Died Young. NY, Penguin, 1979, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Profusely illustrated with photos, studies dead cult heroes of the 20th Century, including James Dean who is featured in the front cover illustration, text and photos, pages 84-96, Dean starred in the film version of John Steinbeck's East of Eden, not recorded by Morrow. Corner bump, else fine. JD28761
$15.00
[Modern Literature] Sinclair, May. Uncanny Stories. NY, Macmillan, September 1923, first edition. This hardcover of supernatural fiction includes 21 full-page illustrations by Jean de Bosschere as well as other drawings. A tight, very solid copy, very good plus. JD27129
$50.00
[Steinbeckiana] Singer, I. J. East of Eden. NY, Knopf, 1939, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Author's third book, translated from the Yiddish by Maurice Samuel, I. J. Singer was the brother of Isaac Bashevis Singer, this book was not a source book for John Steinbeck in writing his East of Eden, but it does precede Steinbeck's use of the title by 13 years, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne nor the Morrow catalogue. Very good. JD28262
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Singer, Isaac Bashevis. A Party In Miami Beach. Playboy, June 1978, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. The issue also includes an interview with George Burns and a pictorial on the Playmate of the Year. Minor age, else fine. JD5543
$7.50
[Modern Literature] Singer, Isaac Bashevis. The Death of Methuselah. Franklin Center, Franklin Library, 1988, first edition. Full leather, AEG, ribbon place market, gilt decorations, three spine hubs, Signed by Singer with a special message to members of the Signed First Edition Society, color frontispiece illustration by Mark Penberthy. Fine, unread. JD32927
$35.00
[Armed Services Editions] Siodmak, Curt. Donovan's Brain. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. O-9 in this important series, a mystery thriller, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32580
$30.00
[Armed Services Editions] Skidmore, Hobert D. Valley of the Sky. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. P-9 in this important series, a novel of war in the air (valley of the sky) above the Pacific, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32191
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Skidmore, Hobert D. Valley of the Sky. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. P-9 in this important series, a novel of war in the air (valley of the sky) above the Pacific, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine faded, else very good. JD32594
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Skinner, Cornelia Otis. Dithers and Jitters. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. T-1 in this important series, humorous sketches, with drawings, 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. Solid very good. JD32308
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Skinner, Cornelia Otis. Dithers and Jitters. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. T-1 in this important series, humorous sketches, with drawings, 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. Very good minus. JD32694
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Skinner, Cornelia Otis. Excuse It, Please!. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. Q-1 in this important series, humorous sketches, illustrated by O. Soglow, first issue, reprinted later in the series as ASE No. 1057, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. A little tired, very good. JD32121
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Skinner, Cornelia Otis. Excuse It, Please!. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. Q-1 in this important series, humorous sketches, illustrated by O. Soglow, first issue, reprinted later in the series as ASE No. 1057, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32281
$20.00
[Armed Services Editions] Skinner, Cornelia Otis. Excuse It, Please!. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 1057 in this important series, it reprints ASE No. Q-1 published earlier in the series in 1945, humorous sketches, illustrations by O. Soglow, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32899
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Sloane, William. The Edge of Running Water. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. T-23 in this important series, reprinted later in the series as No. 1169, a fantasy, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Cover creases, very good minus. JD32206
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Sloane, William. The Edge of Running Water. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. T-23 in this important series, first issue, reprinted later in the series as No. 1169, a fantasy, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Bottom of spine a bit corrupted, else very good. JD32319
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Sloane, William. The Edge of Running Water. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. T-23 in this important series, first issue, reprinted later in the series as No. 1169, a fantasy, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32678
$15.00
[Modern Literature] Smith, Datus C., Jr. American Books in the Non-Western World: Some Moral Issues. NY, New York Public Library, 1958, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This is the 18th of the R. R. Bowker memorial lectures. Nearly fine. JD31431
$50.00
[Armed Services Editions] Smith, H. Allen. Low Man on a Totem Pole. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 673 in this important series, memoirs, with a note from Smith that precedes the book and an introduction by Fred Allen, it reprints ASE No. G-183 issued earlier in the series in 1944, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32090
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Smith, H. Allen. Low Man on a Totem Pole. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 673 in this important series, memoirs, with a note from Smith that precedes the book and an introduction by Fred Allen, it reprints ASE No. G-183 issued earlier in the series in 1944, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good minus. JD32720
$10.00
[Miscellaneous] Smith, Lieutenant Commander Roy C., Jr. Nanking, March 24, 1927. Anapolis, U. S. Naval Institute, 1928, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. An off-print of the January 1928 (Whole No. 299) issue of the United States Naval Institute Proceedings, with a map of Nanking, scarce in this format. Very good. JD31387
$50.00
[Armed Services Editions] Smith, Thorne. The Glorious Pool. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 671 in this important series, a humorous novel by the author of the Topper novels, printed earlier in the series as No. G-181, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Good. JD32721
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Snow, Charles H. Sheriff of Yavisa. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 784 in this important series, a Western, it reprints ASE No. J-280 published earlier in the series in 1944, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32792
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Snow, Edgar. People on Our Side. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. S-29 in this important series, a report on Russian, China, and India, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32304
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Snow, Edgar. People on Our Side. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. S-29 in this important series, a report on Russian, China, and India, 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. JD32676
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Somer, John and Cooper, Barbara Eck. American & British Literature 1945-1975. Lawrence, The Regents Press of Kansas, 1980, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. An annotated bibliography of contemporary scholarship, John Steinbeck materials noted A3, A20, A39, A69, A101, A103, A112, A116, A158, A254, A297, C10, C33, C36, C70, C75, C96, C137, C141, C174, C217, C220, C251, and C258, not recorded by Morrow. Fine. JD28998
$35.00
[Miscellaneous] Sonnichsen, Joanne (editor). Fine Hand Bookbindings for Book Club of California Publications. San Francisco, The Book Club of California, 2001, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This year 2001 keepsake for Club members was produced in conjunction with an exhibit at the Club that showed the work of 18 designer-binders from the U. S. and Europe, introduction by Gary F. Kurutz, designed and printed by Jonathan Clark of the Artichoke Press, includes a note from the Club as to why this 2001 keepsake precedes the year 2000 keepsake. Fine. JD30651
$25.00
[Miscellaneous] Sotheby's. The Estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. NY, Sotheby's, 1996, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Frontispiece photo of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, this hardcover catalogue was issued at $90, the auction took place April 23-26, 1996, 1,195 lots were offered. Fine in a jacket with one internal reinforcement. JD33047
$25.00
[John Steinbeck] Spectorsky, A. C. (editor). The Book of the Sea. NY, Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1954, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes John Steinbeck's Life in the Great Tide Pool, pages 450-451, text from Cannery Row, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne, Morrow 345, also includes Joseph Conrad, Philip Wylie, Charles Darwin, Rachel Carson, Jack London, and many others, with 32 pages of half-tones and 32 pages of photographs in gravure, plus maps and line drawings throughout the text, with a prospectus for the book laid in loosely. Fine. JD29573
$65.00
[Miscellaneous] Sperisen, Albert and Borden, John (editors). A Portfolio of Book Club Printers 1962-1987. n.p. (San Francisco), The Book Club of California, n.d. (1988), first edition. A portfolio that houses 12 folders printed at presses that printed works for The Club during the period stated, this was The Club's 75th anniversary keepsake, introduction by Oscar Lewis, features Lewis and Dorothy Allen, Andrew Hoyem, Ward Ritchie, Adrian Wilson, etc. Fine. JD1135
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Spillane, Mickey. The Killing Man. Franklin Center, Franklin Library, 1989, first edition. Issued without dust jacket, full leather, hubbed spine, ribbon place marker, AEG, Signed by the machismo master himself, creator of the Mike Hammer murder mysteries, with a message for subscribers to this Signed First Edition Society book not found in the trade edition. As new, unread, in publisher's shrink-wrap. JD33238
$100.00
[Miscellaneous] Stackpole, Edouard A. Captain Prescott and the Opium Smugglers. Mystic, The Marine Historical Association, Inc., 1954, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Stackpole was the curator of The Marine Historical Association, includes "Illustrations of the Chinese Scene and Period of 1840-1850 Together with Famous Ship - Masters and Ships which made history on the China Coast". Spine faded, else very good. JD31290
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Staff of The New Yorker. The New Yorker's Baedeker. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A paperback original, No. 819 in this important series, it covers Africa to Vesuvius, with illustrations, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32824
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Stafford, Jean. Boston Adventure. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. S-40 in this important series, a novel, 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 minus. JD32668
$10.00
[The Orient] Statler, Oliver. The Black Ship Scroll. n.p., Weathermark Edition, February 1963, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. One of 1,500 copies privately printed for the Japan societies of San Francisco and New York, "an account of the Perry expedition at Shimoda in 1854 and the lively beginnings of people-to-people relations between Japan and America," with translations by Richard Lane and scroll paintings in full color by an anonymous Japanese eyewitness, these copies were not for sale, planned and produced by John Weatherhill, Tokyo, map endpapers. Fine in a very good jacket. JD3849
$50.00
[Photography] Stebbins, Theodore E., Jr. Weston's Westons: Portraits and Nudes. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1989, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Published on the occasion of an exhibition organized by Stebbins and Carl Zahn, frontispiece photo portrait of Weston by Imogene Cunningham, preface by Alan Shestack, text by Stebbins, which is interwoven with photos, is followed by the plates, a production note by Zahn, a checklist of the plates, and a bibliography. Fine. JD31079
$50.00
[Steinbeckiana] Steele, Joan. John Steinbeck A Checklist of Biographical, Critical, and Bibliographic Material. Boston, Bulletin of Bibliography, May-August 1965, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Goldstone & Payne G15, not recorded by Morrow. Fine. JD28440
$37.50
[Modern Literature] Stein, Melissa (editor). The Kiss. Philadelphia, Running Press, 1992, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. A miniature, it measures 2.75X3.25 inches, "a romantic treasury of photographs and quotes. Fine. JD33008
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Steinman, D. B. The Builders of the Bridge. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 1051 in this important series, the story of John Roebling and his son, Washington Roebling, builders of the Brooklyn Bridge, 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. JD32889
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Stephens, James. The Crock of Gold. NY, Armed Srvices Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 1121 in this important series, a fantasy, it reprints ASE No. N-5 published earlier in the series in 1944, with a note about the author at the end, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine fade, else very good. JD32903
$15.00
[Modern Literature] Sterling, George. Robinson Jeffers The Man and the Artist. NY, Boni & Liveright, 1926, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Sterling, a well-known poet in his own right, finished this book just before his death. Very good plus. JD30511
$50.00
[John Steinbeck] Stern, Philip Van Doren (editor). The Pocket Book of Adventure Stories. NY, Pocket Books, 1945, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 284, includes John Steinbeck's Flight, pages 28-49, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, also includes Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, W. Somerset Maugham, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others. Fine, especially scarce in this condition. JD29505
$35.00
[Steinbeckiana] Stern, Philip Van Doren (editor). The Pocket Book of Modern American Short Stories. Philadelphia, Blakiston, October 1943, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 238, a paperback original that includes John Steinbeck's The Leader of the People, 86-105, text from The Long Valley, Goldstone & Payne B32, not recorded by Morrow, it also includes contributions by Erskine Caldwell, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Ring Lardner, William Saroyan, Sinclair Lewis, and many others. Very good plus. JD4718
$25.00
[John Steinbeck] Stern, Philip Van Doren (editor). The Pocket Book of Modern Amerrican Short Stories. Philadelphia, Blakiston, 1943, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 238, a paperback original, includes John Steinbeck's The Leader of the People, pages 86-105, text from The Long Valley, Goldstone & Payne B32, not recorded by Morrow, also includes Ernest Hemingway, Sinclair Lewis, William Saroyan, and others. Fine, especially scarce in this condition. JD29374
$45.00
[John Steinbeck] Stern, Philip Van Doren (editor). The Pocket Reader. NY, Pocket Books, 1941, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. No. 108 in the Pocket series, it includes John Steinbeck's The Red Pony, pages 141-174, Goldstone & Payne B16, Morrow 315, it also includes James Thurber, P.G. Wodehouse, W. Somerset Maugham, Henry David Thoreau, Dorothy Parker, Walt Whitman, and others. Fine. JD29319
$35.00
[Photography] Sternfeld, Joel. American Prospects. San Francisco, Friends of Photography, 1987, first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. Preface to this new edition and introduction by Andy Grundberg, afterword by Anne W. Tucker. Fine. JD31104
$75.00
[Steinbeckiana] Stevens, George. Steinbeck's Uncovered Wagon. NY, Saturday Review, April 15, 1939, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. He reviews Steinbeck's masterpiece, The Grapes of Wrath, 3-4, this is the lead article in this issue, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Very good. JD32250
$25.00
[John Steinbeck] Stevenson, Adlai. Speeches of Adlai Stevenson. NY, Random House, 1952, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Includes a foreword by John Steinbeck, 5-8, in part he writes: "I like the clear, clean writing of Stevenson. As a man I like his intelligent, humorous, logical, civilized mind," Goldstone & Payne B75, Morrow 342, also includes a brief biography of Stevenson by Debs Myers and Ralph Martin. Very good plus. JD30921
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Stevenson, Robert Louis. The Silverado Squatters. San Francisco, Grabhorn Press, 1952, first edition thus, dust jacket. Hardcover. Reprinted from the first edition of 1883. Some age to plain paper jacket, else fine. JD27229
$60.00
[Armed Services Editions] Stewart, George. Storm. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 1045 in this important series, a novel set in California, with a note about the author at the end, it reprints ASE No. C-81 published earlier in the series in 1944, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Good. JD32892
$10.00
[Photography] Stillman, Andrea G. and Turnage, William A. (editors). Ansel Adams Our National Parks. Boston, Little, Brown, 1992, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Preface by Turnage, former president of the Wilderness Society, also includes Adams's The Meaning of the National Parks, plus his unbelievable images, followed by Selected Writings by Adams. Fine. JD31058
$15.00
[Steinbeckiana] Stock, Dennis. James Dean Revisited. NY, Viking, 1978, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Text and photos by Stock, including some from the film version of John Steinbeck's East of Eden, which was Dean's first film roll, not recorded by Morrow. Fine. JD28830
$75.00
[Armed Services Editions] Stokley, James. Science Remakes Our World. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 682 in this important series, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Scrapes to front, else very good. JD32724
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Stoll, Jerry. I Am A Lover. Sausalito, Contact Editions, 1961, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. "With comment from various sources selected by Evan S. Connell, Jr.," profusely illustrated with photos by Stoll, inspired by Edward Steichen's Family of Man, most of the photos were taken during a six-month period near Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, this copy Inscribed by both Stoll and Connell, scarce. Near fine. JD31171
$100.00
[Armed Services Editions] Stone, Ezra and Melick, Weldon. Coming, Major!. NY, Armed Services editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. T-9 in this important series, an account of Army theatricals, illustrated by Ray Inman, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32689
$15.00
[Armed Services Editions] Stong, Phil. Marta of Muscovy. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1946), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. 961 in this important series, "the fabulous life of Russia's first empress," issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32864
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Stong, Phil. State Fair. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. E-121 in this important series, a novel of the Midwest, film and stage play source, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI, scarce. Very good minus. JD32986
$15.00
[Steinbeckiana] Stott, William and Jane. On Broadway. Austin, University of Texas, 1978, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Profusely illustrated with performance photos by Fred Fehl, includes text about and photo from Pipe Dream, a Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel, Sweet Thursday, not recorded by Morrow. Fine. JD28772
$37.50
[Modern Literature] Stout, Rex. Some Buried Caesar. NY, Farrar & Rinehart, 1939, first edition. Lacking its dust jacket, a Nero Wolfe mystery, this was Adrian Goldstone's copy with his bookplate, Goldstone was perhaps the most noted collector of mystery/detective fiction and his John Steinbeck collection was the basis of the Goldstone & Payne bibliography of Steinbeck. Very good. JD31160
$350.00
[Armed Services Editions] Strachey, Lytton. Eminent Victorians. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. L-20 in this important series, biographies of Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold, and General Gordon, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32538
$10.00
[Armed Services Editions] Strachey, Lytton. Queen Victoria. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1944), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. I-261 in this important series, a biography, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Spine completely faded, very good minus. JD32512
$10.00
[Modern Literature] Strand, Mark. Rembrandt takes a Walk. NY, Clarkson N. Potter, 1986, second printing, dust jacket . Hardcover. A children's story illustrated by Red Grooms, this copy Inscribed by Strand ("for Ted and Abby from Mark Strand"). Fine. JD6621
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Straub, Peter. Floating Dragon. San Francisco, Underwood-Miller, 1982, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Cover art by Leo and Diane Dillon, this is No. 344 of 500 for sale copies (out of a total of 550 copies) Signed by Straub and both Dillons. Fine. JD32993
$75.00
[Modern Literature] Straub, Peter. Ghost Story. NY, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1979, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Film source. Fine. JD33022
$50.00
[Modern Literature] Straub, Peter. Ghost Story. NY, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1979, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Film source. Fine in a jacket with one small internal tape reinforcement, crease to front jacket flap. JD33087
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Straub, Peter. Shadow Land. NY, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1980, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. More horror by a master of that genre. Fine. JD33071
$35.00
[Miscellaneous] Strong, William M. Photography For Fun. NY, Leisure League of America, 1934, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This was Leisure League Little Book No. 7. Very good. JD1121
$10.00
[John Steinbeck] Stuart, Jozefa. Robert Capa War Photographs. n.p. (Washington, D. C.), Compo Photocolor Exhibits, 1960, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, these c.150 photos are the first retrospective of his war photos, Capa himself was killed by a land mine in 1954 in North Vietnam, the book includes a tribute by his friend and collaborator, John Steinbeck, Goldstone & Payne B116, not recorded by Morrow. Fine. JD29644
$75.00
[Armed Services Editions] Sullivan, Frank. A Pearl in Every Oyster. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. S-11 in this important series, humorous sketches, some of which appeared in "The New Yorker," "Saturday Evening Post," etc., issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good. JD32302
$12.50
[Armed Services Editions] Sullivan, Frank. A Pearl in Every Oyster. NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover. No. S-11 in this important series, humorous sketches, some of which appeared in "The New Yorker," "Saturday Evening Post," etc., 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. JD32660
$10.00
[Steinbeckiana] Swados, Harvey (editor). The American Writer and the Great Depression. Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill, 1966, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes introductory remarks and a selection from John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, pages 118-129, illustrated with many Dorthea Lange photos, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow. Very good plus. JD28587
$25.00
[Modern Literature] Symons, Arthur. Notes on Joseph Conrad. London, Myers & Co., 1925, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Includes some previously unpublished letters by Conrad, includes a photo portrait of Conrad as frontispiece, red initials throughout, Keating 280. Some age-toning to the book, else fine in a chipped dust jacket detached (but present) at each fold. JD31512
$100.00
[Photography] Szarkowski, John. Ansel Adams at 100. Boston, Little, Brown, 2001, first edition. Issued without dust jacket, but with publisher's slipcase, Szarkowski is director emeritus of the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, this book was issued in conjunction with a centennial exhibit of Adams's work that started in San Francisco in August 2001 with tours planned for Chicago, London, Berlin, Los Angeles, and New York, the book includes 114 tritone plates and 23 duotone text illustrations, laid in loosely within an envelope is a 13X11-inch frameable reproduction print of a photography in the book and exhibition, printed in tritone on heavy stock with a facsimile of Adams's signature and blind-embossed seal of the Ansel Adams Trust, the image is titled Aspens, Dawn, Dolores River Canyon, Colorado, 1937, a prospectus for the book is also laid in loosely, originally published at $150. Fine. JD31116
$250.00

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