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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: 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

  • 4. 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

  • 5. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Yellow boards, with a 3/4 inch chip at top of spine, otherwise very good, without dust jacket. Presentation copy to Reynolds and Jean Allen, dated May 1952. On May 14, 1942, almost exactly a decade prior to the book's publication, Reynolds Allen beat Flannery O'Connor out for the top prize in a statewide essay writing contest, receiving a full four-year scholarship to any Georgia college of his choosing; O'Connor won second place and was awarded $10. Both were aspiring writers, and had been ... See More Details

    1952, Harcourt Brace

    Hardcover, Good

    Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books

    AVERAGE

    San Francisco, CA, USA

    $4,500.00

  • 6. 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

    HIGH

    Santa Monica, CA, USA

    $3,750.00

  • 7. 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

  • 8. 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

  • 9. 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

    HIGH

    Denver, CO, USA

    $3,000.00

  • 10. The violent bear it away.

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. 243 p.; 21 cm. Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition, First Printing. 243 pp. Original red marble-patterned boards, grey cloth backstrip lettered in white. First edition with no statement of printing. Near Fine with faint bowing to boards, faint edge wear, sunning to spine cloth. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket with sunned spine panel, small chip at front bottom ... See More Details

    1960, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Bronze Books

    AVERAGE

    Victorville, CA, USA

    $2,995.00

  • 11. Everything That Rises Must Converge

    by Flannery O'Connor

     

    Seller Description: Benny Andrews. Fine in fine dust jacket. Includes illustrations. O Connor s shivery story set in the mid 20th century South that the celebrated artist, Benny Andrews, knew all too well. The two lived only thirty miles from one another, but worlds and worlds apart, in Georgia farm country. Why he chose this book, this author, he will tell you in his brilliant Afterword. The white O Connor flourished within the system. Andrews, a son of black sharecroppers, flourished in spite of it. Imagine. ... See More Details

    2005, Limited Editions Club

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    The Limited Editions Club

    not rated

    New York, NY, USA

    $2,850.00

  • 12. 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

  • 13. 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

    $2,000.00

  • 14. Everything That Rises Must Con

    by Flannery O'Connor; Illustrator-Robert Fitzgerald

     

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

    1965, Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval

    ISBN-13: 9780808588443

    School & Library Binding, Fair

    ExtremelyReliable

    AVERAGE

    Richmond, TX, USA

    $1,801.96

  • 15. 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

  • 16. 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

  • 17. 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

    POOR

    New York, NY, USA

    $1,000.00

  • 18. A Good Man is Hard to to Find

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Review copy first edition, first state book with "tyring" on page 125; first-issue dust jacket with reviews for Wise Blood on rear panel of O'Connor's classic work. Octavo, original boards. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with the review slip attached to the front free endpaper. 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 ... See More Details

    Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $975.00

  • 19. 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

  • 20. 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

  • 21. Everything That Rises Must Converge

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Some very faint foxing to half-title and verso of the frontispiece; else a fine copy in a fine jacket. 269 pp. 8vo, See More Details

    1965, Farrar Straus and Giroux

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

    Jeffrey Marks Rare Books, ABAA

    BEST

    Rochester, NY, USA

    $850.00

  • 22. Everything That Rises Must Converge

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Near Fine jacket. First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is in great shape and is bound in the publisher's original cloth. The binding is tight with minor wear to the spine. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy in collector's condition. See More Details

    1965, Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $750.00

  • 23. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. Advance reading copy of the first British edition. 243 pp. Blue wraps with paper label on front cover. Very Good with label remnants on verso of front cover, light wear. Scarce. See More Details

    1960, Longmans Green & Co., Ltd

    Paperback, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $700.00

  • 24. Wise Blood

    by Flannery O'Connor

     

    Seller Description: VG-small chip to the head of the spine, light soiling to the baords. 1950s small bookshop sticker on the pastedown. Stated First Edition. 232pp. Yellow cloth. Only the author photo and the folding panels remain of the dust jacket. Binding tight. See More Details

    1952, Harcourt, Brace and Company

    ISBN-13: 9780571241309

    Hardcover, missing Dust Jacket, Good

    Westsider Rare & Used Books In

    BEST

    New York, NY, USA

    $700.00

  • 25. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: First UK edition of the author's first book. One of the best and strongest southern writers, in our opinion. Endpapers a trifle dark and about an inch of an offset line on half title page, otherwise fine in an unchipped dust jacket showing a little age and a few tiny soiled spots but very bright and nice with the barest wear on corners and spine ends. See More Details

    1955, Neville Spearman

    Good

    International Edition

    Quill & Brush

    BEST

    Middletown, MD, USA

    $690.00