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  • 1. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Flannery O'Connor on a laid in signature. This original First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's printed price present on the front flap with minor wear to the edges. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's yellow cloth and is in great shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with slight wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST ... See More Details

    1952, Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $12,500.00

  • 2. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: First edition of O'Connor's powerful first novel. Octavo, original cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to her editor, "For Robie---Flannery." Robie Macauley was an American editor, novelist and critic whose literary career spanned more than 50 years. In 1966, Macauley became the Fiction Editor at Playboy where he published fiction by Saul Bellow, Roald Dahl, Nadine Gordimer, John Irving, Doris Lessing, Vladimir Nabokov, and Kurt Vonnegut among many others ... See More Details

    Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $12,500.00

  • 3. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Included. Inscribed by Author First edition, first printing. Inscribed by O'Connor on the half-title: "For Miller Williams / From Flannery". Publisher's red paper boards over gray spine, lettered in white and gray, gray top stain; in the original pictorial magenta dust jacket designed by Milton Glaser, with an illustration of a face peeking through plant leaves to the front panel in black and orange, lettered in white, yellow and black. Near fine, with a touch of toning ... See More Details

    1960, New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy

    Hardcover, Very Good

    B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA

    not rated

    New York, NY, USA

    $9,000.00

    Choose Two Day Air and this item should be delivered to addresses in the continental United States by December 24.

  • 4. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) First Edition, First Printing INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Flannery O'Connor on the front endpaper. A wonderful copy. An attractive dustjacket with light wear to the spine and edges. The book is bound in the publisher's cloth with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy authentically SIGNED by the author. Includes the original return postage label from Flannery O'Connor to the person that ... See More Details

    1952, Harcourt Brace and Company, New York

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $7,500.00

  • 5. Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: A near fine copy in a good to very good jacket with a number of tape reinforcements to verso. 243 pp. 8vo, Signed by O'Connor on the half-title. See More Details

    1960, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy

    publisher's cloth-backed red boards in dust jacket., Very Good

    Jeffrey Marks Rare Books, ABAA

    BEST

    Rochester, NY, USA

    $6,500.00

  • 6. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy in collector's condition. We buy Flannery O'Connor First Editions. See More Details

    1952, Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $6,000.00

  • 7. Everything That Rises Must Converge (Signed First Limited Editions Club)

    by Flannery O'Connor

     

    Seller Description: Fine. Elephant Folio. 17 x 22 inches. Bound in full crimson cloth over boards. Gilt-titled grain morocco label inset to front cover. Encased in like covered Solander box with gilt-titled grain morocco label inset to spine. This Edition Limited to 300 numbered copies of which this is #87. Signed by Benny Andrews to Colophon. Illustrated with six original color etchings by Benny Andrews, hand printed on BFK Rives by Peter Pettengill. Two copies of Race Relations, by Benny Andrews are laid in. ... See More Details

    2005, The Limited Editions Club

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Shelley and Son Books (IOBA)

    HIGH

    Hendersonville, NC, USA

    $5,500.00

  • 8. A Good Man is Hard to Find: and Other Stories

    by Flannery O'Connor

     

    Seller Description: Fair. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service. See More Details

    2002, Demco Media

    ISBN-13: 9780606206808

    Hardcover, Fair

    ExtremelyReliable

    AVERAGE

    Richmond, TX, USA

    $5,266.68

  • 9. A Good Man is Hard to Find

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Exceptionally rare signed early printing of O'Connor's classic work. Octavo, original boards. Signed by Flannery O'Connor on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed examples are scarce. These ten stories--ranked by many readers as some of O'Connor's strongest work and consistently lauded as masterfully crafted classics of modern American short fiction--take place in a rural South "that somehow hovers outside of time, where both the New Deal and the New Testament feel ... See More Details

    Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $4,000.00

  • 10. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine with no dust jacket. First paperback edition. SIGNED by Flannery O'Connor on title page. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. From the library of Kurt Enoch publisher of Signet books and New American Library, who amassed a personal collection of signed or inscribed copies of works by authors he published. An outstanding association on this, the author's FIRST book.; 4 1/2" X 7" See More Details

    1953, Signet Books.

    Softcover, Fine/Like New

    Waverley Books

    BEST

    Santa Monica, CA, USA

    $3,750.00

  • 11. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. 243 pp. Original red marble-patterned boards, grey cloth backstrip lettered in white. First edition with no statement of printing. Signed by Flannery O'Connor on preliminary page listing her other titles. Near Fine with faint bowing to boards, faint edge wear, sunning to spine cloth, and a very faint stain to the page with O'Connor's signature and adjacent page. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket with sunned spine panel, small chip at front bottom tip and publisher's price of $3.75 ... See More Details

    1960, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $3,500.00

    Choose Two Day Air and this item should be delivered to addresses in the continental United States by December 24.

  • 12. A Good Man is Hard to Find

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. First Edition, First Printing with the words "first edition" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy in collector's condition. We buy Flannery O'Connor First Editions. See More Details

    1955, Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $3,000.00

  • 13. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first printing. Upper corners lightly bumped, tiny, nearly invisible spot to upper edge, this strip of upper spine tip sunned, overall very good to near fine in very good, dust jacket with a lightly toned spine and some light soiling and toning to rear panel, and with a few tiny chips and short creases to spine tips, a tiny chip to upper rear panel and upper front corner, in mylar cover. Inscribed by the author; "Elizabeth, from Flannery with affection." See More Details

    1960, Farrar, Straus and Cudahy

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    The Hermitage Bookshop, ABAA

    AVERAGE

    Denver, CO, USA

    $3,000.00

  • 14. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: First printing of this edition, and first printing in paperback. SIGNED by O'Connor on the title page to publisher, Kurt Enoch. From the Kurt Enoch collection, with a letter of provenance included. O'Connor's second novel, published four years before her death, follows the struggle of a young boy with fate, and epitomizes the Southern Gothic iconography that O'Connor established in American literature. Kurt Enoch was the founder of Signet Books and a publisher whose desire was to bring great ... See More Details

    1960, Signet Books

    Paperback, Very Good

    Royal Books, Inc, ABAA, ILAB

    HIGH

    Baltimore, MD, USA

    $2,950.00

  • 15. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in very good(+) jacket. 8vo, yellow cloth, d.w. New York: Harcourt Brace, (1952). First Edition. Her first book. A fine copy. The white dust wrapper with the $3.00 price, is slightly toned, with a faint dampstain along the front edge. See More Details

    1952, Harcourt Brace

    hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Argosy Book Store

    BEST

    New York, NY, USA

    $2,500.00

  • 16. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Clean, tight book with slight discoloration at foot of spine. Dustjacket has been professionally restored including infill at top and bottom of front panel and spine. More than presentable copy of an increasingly scarce book. Cloth 8vo. 232pp. Author's first book. Stated first printing. See More Details

    1952, Harcourt

    Hardback

    12th Street Books, ABAA

    not rated

    Austin, TX, USA

    $2,500.00

  • 17. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. First edition. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Small ding to top of back board, a bit of light foxing and light dust-soiling to edges. Jacket has light foxing and rubbing, is chipped a bit at head and tail with a few small creases and nicks, but is unclipped ($3.00) and has an unfaded spine panel. A very nice copy of the Southern author's first book. See More Details

    1952, Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $2,400.00

    Choose Two Day Air and this item should be delivered to addresses in the continental United States by December 24.

  • 18. A Good Man is Hard to Find-Signed

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. 8.25 X 5.75 X 1.25 inches Later Printing. Shelfwear along the edges, rubbing to the top and bottom of the spine as well as at the corners; dust jacket has a some edgewear, with shallow chipping to the spine and corners, a few closed tears in places, and fading to the spine. Some light dust soiling to the text block, else binding is tight and pages are clean with no marks to the text. Signed by the author on the ffep. Images available on request. See More Details

    Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Magus Books

    HIGH

    Seattle, WA, USA

    $2,327.40

  • 19. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: First edition of O'Connor's powerful first novel. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine first issue dust jacket. Assembled from disparate stories first published in Mademoiselle, Sewanee Review and Partisan Review, Flannery O'Connor's first novel, Wise Blood, has come to be appreciated as a work of "low comedy and high seriousness". Themes of redemption, racism, sexism, and isolation are prevalent throughout the novel which O'Connor stated was about "freedom, free will, life and ... See More Details

    Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $1,800.00

  • 20. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Near Fine jacket. First Edition, First Printing. An attractive First Issue dustjacket that is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is bound in the publisher's original cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy with the ORIGINAL dustjacket. See More Details

    1960, Farrar, Straus, & Cudahy, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $1,750.00

  • 21. A Good Man is Hard to Find, and Other Stories

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Near fine. 251pp. 8vo, rebound in full blue morocco; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands (tiny spot on foredge). New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1955). First edition. First Issue. Near fine. See More Details

    1955, Harcourt

    hardcover, Very Good

    Argosy Book Store

    BEST

    New York, NY, USA

    $1,250.00

  • 22. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. First edition, first printing. Publisher's yellow cloth, spine lettered in dark gray; in the original pictorial dust jacket, with red and gray circles emanating waves behind the white title lettering, spine lettered in red and black. Book near fine, with some light wear and faint spotting to the extremities, former owner's inscription to the front fly leaf, otherwise bright and clean interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some wear and a few minor chips to the ... See More Details

    1952, New York: Harcourt Brace & Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA

    not rated

    New York, NY, USA

    $1,000.00

    Choose Two Day Air and this item should be delivered to addresses in the continental United States by December 24.

  • 23. A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories

    by Flannery O'Connor

     

    Seller Description: Fair. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service. See More Details

    1999, Bt Bound

    ISBN-13: 9780613172585

    Library Binding, Fair

    ExtremelyReliable

    AVERAGE

    Richmond, TX, USA

    $938.38

  • 24. A Good Man is Hard to Find

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: VG/VG. STATED FIRST EDITION. FIRST STATE BOOK & DJ (TYPO ERROR, PAGE 125, TYRING, WISE BLOOD BLURBS TO REAR PANEL DJ. UNCLIPPED 3.50 (SMALL CHIP TO THE 3), OWNER'S SEAL TO FFEP. FADING TO THE PUB. NAME TO SPINE AREA OF DJ. BOOK TITLE IS UNFADED. See More Details

    1955, HARCOURT, BRACE & CO.

    HARDCOVER, Very Good

    Gian Luigi Fine Books, Inc.

    BEST

    Albany, NY, USA

    $895.00

  • 25. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: First edition of O'Connor's brilliant, innovative and landmark novel. Octavo, original half cloth. First published in 1960, The Violent Bear It Away is a landmark in American literature-a dark and absorbing example of the Gothic sensibility and bracing satirical voice that are united in Flannery O'Connor's work. In this, O'Connor's second novel, the orphaned Francis Marion Tarwater and his cousin, the schoolteacher Rayber, defy the prophecy of their dead uncle that Tarwater will become a ... See More Details

    Farrar, Straus and Cudahy

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $850.00