Collection: American Literature

71 Items
  • A Book of Princeton Verse II 1919
    Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1919 First edition. A bit of wear and soiling to the boards, and faint dampstain at the top margin of a few...
  • Angels and Demons
    New York: Pocket Books, 2000 First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the title page: "To Judy, / With my warmest / best wishes, / Enjoy...
  • Between Thought and Expression: Selected Lyrics of Lou Reed
    New York: Hyperion, 1991 First edition. Signed by Reed on the half-title page. A few minor scratches to the dust jacket, and faint traces of...
  • Books and Bidders: The Adventures of a Bibliophile
    Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1927  First edition. Second printing, published the same month as the first. Inscribed by the author on the first free...
  • Burning Bright
    New York: Viking Press, 1950 First edition. A fine copy. The dust jacket all but fine, only with minor creasing, a slight trace of abrasion...
  • Capitalism and Freedom
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962 First edition. First printing, with no additional publications mentioned on the copyright page, and “with the assistance of Rose...
  • Digital Fortress
    New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998  First edition. First printing, "February 1998," with the full number line. Inscribed on the title page: "To Emily Fincke,...
  • Driving Blind
    New York: Avon Books, 1997  First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. A fine copy in a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
    New York: Putnam, 1982 First edition. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "for Jonathan / William Kotzwinkle." Tiny traces of ink spots on...
  • Farewell Summer
    New York: Harper Collins, 2006  First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. A fine copy in a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 
  • Fie! Fie! Fi-Fi!
    Cincinnati: The John Church Company, 1914 First edition. A very early Fitzgerald work, his first writing for a production at the Princeton University Triangle Club....
  • Four Plays
    New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1997.  The softcover first edition of Emily Mann's Four Plays, inscribed by the author in the year of publication. A near fine copy, appearing...
  • God and Man at Yale: The Superstitions of “Academic Freedom”
    Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1951 First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the first free endpaper: “For Mr. S T Salvage, / with...
  • Gravity's Rainbow
    New York: Viking Press, 1973 First edition. First printing. A fine, crisp copy. In a very good or better unclipped dust jacket, just with a...
  • In Our Time
    New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1930 First edition thus, first printing. A fine copy in a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. Faint foxing to the...
  • Infinite Jest
    Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1996 First edition, “Special Galleys” uncorrected advance proof.  Signed by the author on the front flyleaf, dated 9/95, and additionally inscribed...