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Lot of 11 Books by James Purdy Most Signed
Lot of 10 books by James Purdy plus one book of essays about Purdy. One of the most influential writers of the second half of the twentieth century avant garde Purdy signed ... [more like this]
James Purdy (1914-2009) Letters Short Stories
and Books When James Purdy died 13 March 2009 the New York Times referred to his work as ?wayward and unclassifiable.? Playwright poet author of short stories and novels Purdy ... [more like this]
Lot of 6 Novels by James Purdy Some Signed
Called ''an authentic American genius'' by Gore Vidal James Purdy wrote some dozen novels and many more short stories plays and poems many of which were collected into publications ... [more like this]
4 vols. (1 wrappers. ) Purdy, James 63
Dream Places. New York William Frederick, 1956. 1st ed. 8vo, orig. blue & black printed stiff wrappers minor wear, slightly toned. internally clean. Signed by James ... [more like this]
Lot of 7 Purdy Books Most Foreign Language
In the early years Purdy found more acceptance in Europe than in the United States. He was more than a little cynical about the ''liberal'' New York literati who were offended ... [more like this]
CASED TWELVE GAUGE DOUBLE-BARREL SHOTGUN
BY J. PURDY AND SON, LONDON.
The blued barrels choked and engraved "J.PURDY & SON, AUDLEY HOUSE, LONDON" and "MADE OF SIR JOSEPH WHITWORTHS FLUID PRESSED STEEL." ... [more like this]
CASED TWELVE GAUGE DOUBLE-BARREL SHOTGUN
BY JAMES PURDY & SONS, LONDON.
The gun with figured walnut stock with leather buttplate and checkered grips, the blued unchoked barrels engraved "#1" and "J. ... [more like this]
James Purdy & Sons Ltd, London labeled leather
shotgun case, having a green felt lining with accom shotgun case, having a green felt lining with accommodation for up to 30'' double barrel shotgun, 32'' l., 8 1/2'' w., ... [more like this]
Thompson Center flintlock rifle, .50 caliber,
with set triggers, a brass patch box, and a 29'' octa James Purdy & Sons Ltd, London labeled leather shotgun case, having a green felt lining with accom James Purdy & Sons ... [more like this]
BOWLES PAUL. 1910-1999. 37 Typed Letters
Signed 3 Autograph Letters Signed (''Paul '' ''Paul Bowles '' and ''Paul B.'') and 1 Typed Letter 44 pp 4to various places (Tangier Chiengmai Marrakech etc) 1965-1984 to JAMES ... [more like this]
Lot. Wilson, Bob. The Phoenix Book Shop:
A Nest of Memories. Candia, New Hampshire: John LeBow, 1997. 1/15 presentation copies (of 280). 8vo & 12mo, orig. wrappers or cloth + ephemera in red cloth fall-down box ... [more like this]
OHIO STONEWARE JUG. Ovoid three-gallon jug
with applied handle. Impressed "S. Purdy". 16"h. Solomon Purdy potted in Putnam (now part of Zanesville), Muskingum County, Ohio, 1816-1820. By 1830 he was potting in Portage ... [more like this]
3 vols. Hardy, Thomas. Tess of The D'Urbervilles:
A Pure Woman. (London): James R. Osgood, (1891). First edition in book form, first issue. 8vo, orig. gilt-decorated tan cloth; corners bumped, scuffed & moderately worn, very ... [more like this]
"The Acts of Assembly, Colony of Virginia"
Description Printed by W. Rind, A. Purdie, and J. Dixon Williamsburg 1769. Owned by James Dickinson with Virginia seal on title page. New end pages. Toning throughout. Rebacked ... [more like this]
[HILDRETH, James.]Dragoon Campaigns to the
Rocky Mountains; being a History of the Enlistment, Organization, and First Campaigns of the Regiment of United States Dragoons; together with Incidents of a Soldier's Life ... [more like this]
Approximately 50 titles, including:
* Englander, Nathan. For the Relief of Unbearable Urges.NY: Knopf, 1999. Dust jacket, first edition. Inscribed. * Styron, William. As He Lay Dead, A Bitter Grief. NY: Albondocani ... [more like this]
HARDY, THOMAS. Tess of the D'Urbervilles.
3 volumes. Half-titles, final blank in volume 2. 8vo, contemporary 1/2 teal morocco by Macdonald, spines tooled in gilt with tulip motif in compartments, top edges gilt, ... [more like this]
20TH CENTURY FIRST EDITIONS
OF 9 BOOKS Dresser, Theodore Jennie Gerhardt. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1911. First edition, first issue, 8vo, original blue cloth gilt (possibly variant binding); ... [more like this]
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