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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

Boston, Twayne, (1981). One of the dedication copies of this critical study of Jones's fiction. Inscribed by Giles to Jones's widow, Gloria, and their children, Kaylie and Jamie: "In the hope that this reveals my respect and admiration for Jim and my affection for you." The book is dedicated to "Three Beautiful People: Wanda, Morgan, and Kaylie." Kaylie Jones is mentioned in Giles's Acknowledgments for her "rare kind of courage in talking about her father and taking me to places on the Island that evoked him because they had been special to him. She also took me to James Jones's grave." From the library of Peter Matthiessen; Jones and Matthiessen were friends, and lived nearby each other in eastern Long Island. Boards foxed; a very good copy, without dust jacket, presumably as issued. [#032297] $250
NY, Scribner, (1962). His fourth book and third full-length novel which, like his first, is a combat novel of World War II. Made into a well-received film in 1998. A fine copy in a dust jacket with the spine title faded to yellow, thus near fine. [#912633] $225
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Both the first edition and the uncorrected proof copy; both from the library of Peter Matthiessen, who makes several appearances in the text, including digging the hole at the gravesite for Jones's ashes. The book is very good in a very good dust jacket with a Compliments of Houghton Mifflin card laid in; the proof is near fine in wrappers. [#031954] $100
NY, Delacorte Press, (1967). Good in Good-only DJ. Ownership signature. [#703742] $20
NY, Random House, (1989). Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in wrappers. [#703743] $20
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