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1) The Big Sleep
Chandler, Raymond
  The Big Sleep
North Point reprint edition with photographs by Lou Stoumen (as well as notes and credits re the photographs) and an Introduction by Lawrence Clark Powell. A Fine book that is in a Near Fine dust jacket that slight edge wear and that is shifted some on spine toward back board. The 40 B/W photos by Stoumen are designed to look like still frames from a 1930s movie. The book was designed and printed by Andrew Hoyem at the Arion Press and issued in 1986 in a limited edition of 425 copies, before being issued as ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$30.00
2) The Color Purple
Walker, Alice
  The Color Purple
First edition 1st printing, Fine, unread and tight book with just a touch of shelf wear and two very slight, small bumps bottom edge front board; in a Fine, 1st issue dust jacket. A very nice copy of Walker's Pulitzer Prize winning novel.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$600.00
3) The Getaway
Thompson, Jim
  The Getaway
Orion reprint edition, one of their Crime Masterworks series. Fine minus book with light toning to page edges, in a Fine dust jacket. Originally published by Thompson in 1958. The book was filmed by Sam Peckinpah, staring Steve McQueen, Ali McGraw, and Ben Johnson.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$25.00
4) The Guns of Navarone
Maclean, Alistair
  The Guns of Navarone
First UK edition, Near Fine book with light crimp bottom of spine, mild soiling to page edges, hint of age toning to pages; in a price-clipped Near Fine jacket that has light edge and corner wear, with tiny closed tears at spine ends, and touch of soiling to back panel. Maclean's second novel. Movie released in 1961 with Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quin and many other well-known players. Movie was nominated for six Academy Awards, winning one, as well as two Golden Globes. A very nice copy of Maclea ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$95.00
5) In Cold Blood
Capote, Truman
  In Cold Blood
One of the publisher's limited first editions, a Fine minus book flawed by a generic bookplate to the front paste-down, in a Fine, burgundy, clamshell box (this, out-of-series copy was not in a slipcase). Signed by Capote on limitation page below the out-of-series notation. Capote made the unusual, ground-breaking step of including himself (as well as his close friend Harper Lee) as part of his true crime narrative regarding the 1959 cold-blooded murder of a well-to-do farm family in southwest Kansas. Harpe ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$1,400.00
6) The Last Picture Show
McMurtry, Larry
  The Last Picture Show
A BOOK CLUB, early edition. Near Fine book that has just a bit of edge and corner wear, with touch of slant bottom of spine; in a Very Good to Near Fine dust jacket that has light soiling along the folds, bit of light edger and corner wear, rubbing to both panels. This copy signed by McMurtry on the first front end page, in a slanted nearly vertical early signature that is almost readable. Basis for the 1971 film, with the screenplay by McMurtry and Director Peter Bogdanovich, starring Cybil Shepherd, Ben J ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$150.00
7) Literary Life - A Second Memoir
McMurtry, Larry
  Literary Life - A Second Memoir
Fine minus, unread book with very slight crimping to spine ends; in a Fine dust jacket. McMurty discusses the more academic and literary aspects of his life – from graduate school to writing reviews and scripts, as well as his many novels. He was a Wallace Stegner fellow at same time as was Ken Kesey in 1960. This copy is a special limited edition (number 84 of 100) produced by McMurtry and Three Dog Books of Archer City, Texas. The limitation is stamped on the half-title page of Literary Life and is sign ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$300.00
8) Little Caesar
Burnett, W. R.
  Little Caesar
First Avon printing, trade paperback, Very Good to Near Fine book that has mild rubbing and edge wear, very slight slant, age yellowing to page block, and previous owners name and slight fold to top of title page. Burnett's novel about hoodlums and organized crime. There was a 1931 movie starring Edward G. Robinson and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$25.00
9) The Milagro Beanfield War
Nichols, John
  The Milagro Beanfield War
Near Fine book with bit of softness to spine ends, touch of page edge soiling, and very small wrinkle to bottom edge p. 17; in a Near Fine jacket with touch of edge and corner wear but flawed mainly by sun fade to spine (a common flaw in this sun-sensitive jacket). This copy has been signed by Nichols to the front end-page. The first book of his New Mexico Trilogy. Filmed by Director Robert Redford in Truches, New Mexico and released in 1988 to mixed reviews. Among the cast were Melanie Griffith, John Heard ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$325.00
10) No Country For Old Men
McCarthy, Cormac
  No Country For Old Men
Fine, unread, Deluxe Limited edition bound in quarter leather with marbled boards, housed in Near Fine slipcase that has light shelf wear. This is copy number 29 of 75 such copies, signed by McCarthy on the limitation page. The book was filmed by the Coen brothers and won the Academy Award for Best Picture of 2008, and three other important awards. Movie was excellent, but I didn't like the way they messed with McCarthy's ending.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$3,000.00
11) Prospectus for Steinbeck's Zapata
Yolla Bolly Press (John Steinbeck)
  Prospectus for Steinbeck's Zapata
A Fine prospectus prepared for and sent to the Press' regular customers, in wraps about 8 by 10 inches. The written prospectus is bound in burgundy wraps with a cover printed on handmade paper with silk stitched binding. Text, on heavy, rough-cut stock, includes illustrations by Karin Wikstrom , and is four pages long. Laid in are: a two page letter dated October 18, 1991 and signed by the Press' owners, Carolyn and James Robertson; an order form with return envelope; and a color photograph of the soon to b ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$150.00
12) Star Wars A Pop-Up Book
Barlowe, Wayne Douglas (Illustrator)
  Star Wars A Pop-Up Book
Near Fine book with a couple of tiny chips at corners, slightly bowed boards due to nature of this type book, no dust jacket as issued. Paper engineering by Ib Penick – all pop ups and push-pull tabs completely intact and working. An unusual book issued after the original Star Wars was released in 1977, and a nice link to the now-playing Star Wars: The Last Jedi.Also included is a Near Fine first of "The Mos Eisley Cantina Pop-Up Book" with text by Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta. This book has thick ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$75.00
13) Terms of Endearment
McMurtry, Larry
  Terms of Endearment
Very Good book with only light page browning, slight wear to corners and bottom edges of boards, mild pushing to spine ends, with principal problem being the often-present, black remainder mark to bottom edges at spine; in a Very Good to Near Fine dust jacket that has slight age toning along edges of lighter portions of jacket, small dog-ear crease bottom corner back flap and a very slight vertical crease front flap, mild pushing at spine ends and light rubbing to panels. This copy has been signed by McMurt ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$225.00
14) Terms of Endearment
McMurtry, Larry
  Terms of Endearment
Very Good to Near Fine book with the ubiquitous page browning, several gathering have aged more than the rest, soft at spine ends, very tiny bump bottom edge back board, touch of age toning along top and bottom edges of boards; in a Very Good jacket that has age toning along edges of lighter portions of jacket, light edge and corner wear with a couple of tiny chips top of spine, small dog-ear crease bottom corner front flap, light rubbing both panels and several light overwrite impressions. This copy has no ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$185.00
15) Whistle Stop
Wolff, Maritta M.
  Whistle Stop
Near Fine book that is slightly soft top of spine, with touch of age toning to page edges, and title/author label on spine sun toned; in a Fair to Good dust jacket that is clipped at all corners. Jacket is soiled, faded and sun toned, with numerous chips and tears to edges and corners, color loss, and with a number of old tape repairs to inside of jacket. This copy has been signed by Wolff to the third front end page, and dated April 1941. Book was winner of the 1940 Avery Hopwood Award. There was a 1946 mo ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$215.00
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