First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. A lovely copy of these fugitive essays, either unpublished or which had appeared in scattered and often obscure periodicals. A posthumous title which is becoming increasingly difficult to find, especially in this condition.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Clean Copy Orange cover with red lettering on spine. Dust jacket very lightly worn at edges, softening to tail of spine, age spotting to top of page block. Text is clean, bright and tight throughout.
Occasional prose, selected & edited by Sally and Robert Fitzgerald. 8vo, pp. 237. A nice copy in slightly chipped dj. O'Connor left a body of unpublished essays, lectures, and critical articles. This is a selection from those works.
Very slight fading to top-edge, tiny erasure mark on front flyleaf (barely noticeable), else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. O'CONNOR, Flannery. EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE [Short Stories by] Flannery O'Connor. (Introduction by Robert Fitzgerald). [Farmer A5.I.a.1; states 'First printing' on copyright page]. Octavo, dark blue cloth spine, light blue paper-covered boards, pp. xxxiv, 269, illustrated (with a frontispiece portrait of the author). Robert Fitzgerald contributes a 28-page introduction. A collection of nine short stories, published posthumously; Includes "The Lame Shall Enter First" (basis for the 1993 film by Ukranian director Mikhail Kats).
Very Good in Very Good-dust jacket. Hardcover. 8vo. Farrar Straus Giroux. 1965. 269 pgs. First Edition/First Printing. Clipped DJ in VG shape with light shelfwear present to the rear panel of the DJ. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. Photos sent upon request. 449; 1.1 x 8.3 x 5.7 Inches; 269 pages.
Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, red endpapers, top edge red. With the pictorial dust jacket. Spine ends slightly bumped, minor dark red stain to bottom edge. An excellent copy in a jacket with lightly toned and stained spine panel, slightly creased and nicked extremities, and a small chip to top of rear panel. First edition, first printing. The first complete collection of all thirty-one of O'Connor's short stories, twelve of which had not previously been published in book form.
Fine in Fine jacket. Book. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall. Signed. Presentation & Association Fine Copy In Like Jacket. First Edition/First Printing. Presentation & Association Copy to Great Reviewer Bill Starr."For Bill Starr with gratitude for a perceptive review, and with all best regards, Sally Fitzgerald Charleston 1980." Starr Review Included. Awesome Very Rare Copy.
Near Fine. Dust Jacket Included. Introduced by Robert Fitzgerald. First edition, first printing. Publisher's black cloth over light blue boards, lettered in white and ruled in royal blue; in the original white dust jacket, lettered in black, blue, and green. About near fine, with some light wear to the spine ends, a hint of fading to the board edges, some minor residue and light creasing pages xxiii-xxx, otherwise bright and clean interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some a hint of light wear and minor creasing to the spine ends, a few faint smudges to the otherwise bright and clean panels. An excellent copy. Everything that Rises Must Converge is a posthumously published collection of nine of O'Connor's short stories, seven of which had previously been published in literary journals and magazines. Specifically, it includes "Greenleaf, " "A View of the Woods, " "The Enduring Chill, " "The Comforts of Home, " "The Lame Shall Enter First, " "Revelation, " "Parker's Back, " and Judgment Day" in addition to "Everything that Rises Must Converge." O'Connor, who passed away at the young age of 38, was working on these pieces during the last decade of her life and up until her death. Accordingly, this volume was published by O'Connor's estate not only to complete the author's intention of publishing this collection but also in memorial for her life and writings achievements. As the dust jacket explains, "Each of the nine stories carries her highly individual stamp, and could have been written by no one else, " making this collection "the most worthy memorial that Flannery O'Connor could have left behind."
Fine, Bound in premium full leather. Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. A Limited Edition printed for subscribers only. Pristine.; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
First Printing. Octavo (21cm. ); red marbled paper over boards, quarterbound in dark gray textured cloth, titles stamped in gray and white on the spine with a gray topstain; dustjacket; 243pp. Faint tidemark to lower textblock edge at the gutter, small darkened patch to cloth at the base of the spine, with minor fading along the upper board edges; Very Good+. The unclipped dustjacket has a bit of shallow chipping at the spine ends, light soiling to the rear panel and flap folds, with some toning and a few old dampstains at the spine panel, most noticeable on the verso; Very Good. The author's third book and second novel.
Good in Good dust jacket. Originally priced at $3.50/black HB with purple and gold lettering on spine with illustrated jacket/worn and soiled with chip; 8vo; 251 pages; Tear at top spine and small tears at front and back upper corners/gold book shop sticker at bottom back end page.
Fine in fine jacket. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. N.Y. : Farrar, Straus, (1965). First Edition. Bright copy, with a tiny nick to the top edge of the dust wrapper. Hortense Calisher's copy, with her ownership signature.
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Book Black cloth, gilt titles, red topstain. Book & DJ near fine but for some light water stains to bottom 1" of pastedowns at spine and reverse of DJ. Flap price of $4.50 intact. 232 pp.
Very Good + in Very Good + jacket. First edition of her third book. Very good plus with light wear to spine eands in very good plus unclipped dustwrapper with chipping to spine ends, faint erasure to price on front flap. Spine colors bright and unfaded. Please note that this title was an exception to Farrar's habit of stating first.
Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, red endpapers, top edge red. With the pictorial dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. An excellent copy in the jacket that is toned along the spine and edges with a few short splits. First edition, first printing. The first complete collection of all thirty-one of O'Connor's short stories, twelve of which had not previously been published in book form.
Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. Book Light shelfwear to bottom boards. Short tape shadow to top of rear flap of jacket. Slight fading to jacket spine, else light rubbing. Issue point is present on page 125.
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