The Juniper Tree And Other Tales from Grimm

This two-volume set is packaged in an orange slipcase with a paste-down illustration illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Slipcase is Very Good; some soil and edgewear. Dust jackets have some mild edgewear and a few small spots of soil; books are clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Each volume contains several Grimm fairy tales, selected by translator Lore Segal and illustrater Maurice Sendak. Four of the stories were also translated by Randall Jarrell. Each volume is approx. 150 pages, 6"x7".
  • Lore Segal (translator) with Randall Jarrell
  • Maurice Sendak, illustrator
  • Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973
  • First edition

Travels with Charley in Search of America

This privately printed limited edition of Steinbeck's classic travelogue has a white cover with a blue cloth spine and gilt spine lettering. Book is packaged in an illustrated slipcase (in Fine condition) printed all over with images from vintage postcards from all 50 states. The book, privately printed by the MeadWestvaco Corporation, includes a foreword by John C. Callihan. 290 pages; approx. 6"x9.

  • Travels with Charley in Search of America
  • John Steinbeck
  • MeadWestvaco Corporation, 2002

The Sky Is Red

A novel of post-war Italy; the story of four teenagers surviving in a bombed city of northern Italy.  Jacket is spotted at edges, with some wear. Dust spots at cover edges; inner pages very clean. 397 pages; approx. 5"x8".
  • Giuseppe Berto
  • New Directions, 1948
  • First edition

Episode in the Transvaal

First American edition of Bloom's esteemed novel of South Africa during Apartheid. Book is clean and crisp overall, some foxing to outside edge. Jacket shows some mild wear, soil to rear panel. Pages slightly browned. 295 pages; approx. 5"x8".
  • Harry Bloom
  • Doubleday & Co., 1955
  • First edition

Once in Every Lifetime

First serialized in "Woman's Home Companion," this novel written by an unknown coal miner in England became an unlikely bestseller. Book is clean and crisp with minimal wear, some mild jacket soil and foxing. 184 pages, 5 x 7.5 inches.
  • Once in Every Lifetime
  • Tom Hanlin
  • The Viking Press, 1945

"...Not Insubordination as a Matter of Law"

Black and white illustrated dust jacket with black and white lettering.  Presents the history and record of a Hawaiian court decision- Cunningham v. Civil Service Commission- which affected his own life drastically.   Book is in very good condition with light wear; jacket is in good condition with rubbing, wear, and soil. 8.25x5.5 inches with 47 pages. 

  • "...Not Insubordination as a Matter of Law":  The Ordeal of a Civil Servant in Hawaii
  • Michael Osborne Cunningham
  • Exposition Press, 1967
  • First edition

The Tenants

Malamud's tense novel about two writers holed up in a Brooklyn apartment building. Nice clean copy of the book, some minor wear and soil. Jacket is price clipped, some edgewear. 5 x 8 inches with 230 pages.
  • Bernard Malamud
  • Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1971
  • First edition