Topic: Southern Literature
Boston: James R. Osgood & Co, 1884.
Stories Reconstructed from the Anvari-Soheill, Baital, Pachisi, Mahabharata, Pantchatantra, Gulistan, Talmud, Kalewala, etc. Blue-green cloth with decorations and lettering stamped in black and gilt. BAL more
TWAIN, Mark [CLEMENS, Samuel]
New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885.
Original decorated green cloth. With 174 illustrations by E. W. Kemble. BAL 3415: With first issue points of pages 13, 57, and 143; second issue more
Boston: Little, Brown, & Co, 1900.
Lovely binding of blue cloth with floral decorations stamped in lighter shades of blue and gilt lettering. BAL 7935. A collection of six Japanese stories, more
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc, (1951).
Author's first book. more
Boston: Little, Brown, 1940.
First Edition. Noted Alabama author's first novel, set in the Old South, published with the help and support of Margaret Mitchell. Norris did not publish more
New York: Doubleday, 1982.
First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with laid-in slip. Loosely based on a true incident, depicting a series of murders by strangulation in a small Southern town more
Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.
First Edition. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication by the author on the half-title page. Author's eighth novel, about drug trafficking in a more
New York: Crown, 1969.
First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication, using his nickname: "7-31-69 / To - and - / With my love and more
New York: Random House, 1939.
First Edition. Two interwoven stories, "Wild Palms" and "Old Man," told in alternating chapters. Republished in 1990 under Faulkner's intended title, "If I Forget Thee, more
New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935.
First Edition. One of 310 numbered copies (this being No. 176) SIGNED by the author. Faulkner's tale of barnstorm aviation, a pursuit which took his more
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924.
First Edition. One of 2000 numbered copies (this being No. 1595). Publisher's patterned paper boards with green vellum spine and paper spine label. The author's more
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944.
First Edition. Publisher's letter "A" on the copyright page. Gordon's reputation as a literary socialite-she was married to poet Alan Tate and counted Fitzgerald, Hemingway, more
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1963.
First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's slip laid in. Publisher's letter "A" on the copyright page. Gordon's reputation as a literary socialite-she was married to more
Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2003.
First Edition. Author's first novel. Copy belonging to Oscar-winning director and producer Tony Bill, INSCRIBED to him by producer David Madden on the front flyleaf: more
Feeley, Sister Kathleen; Caroline Gordon (foreword)
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1972.
First Edition. Author's first book, a probing analysis of Flannery O'Connor and her output. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight more
Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1989.
First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with laid-in slip. A penetrating book on O'Connor's characters, use of metaphor, scriptural and theological resources, and more. Foxing to the more
Gentry, Marshall Bruce
Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1986.
First Edition. A penetrating book on O'Connor's "grotesque" characters and the path toward redemption that is the main focus of the author's fiction. Foxing to more
New York: Putnam, 1981.
First Edition. Collects fourteen short stories, the author's first collection. Foxing to the top page edges, a hint of shelfwear, else Near Fine and unread more
New York: Harper and Row, 1973.
First Edition. SIGNED and dated in 1990 by the author on the title page. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight more
New York: Henry Holt, 1993.
First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Laid in is a typed letter signed by Pearson, addressed to Oscar-winning director-producer Tony Bill, more