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

Seattle, Mountaineers Books, 2003. Photographs by Banerjee; essay by Matthiessen. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. [#032088] $45
(Hanover), Dartmouth College, 2009. Exhibition catalog: dedicated to Peter Matthiessen and from Matthiessen's library. Signed by Banerjee in 2008 (the show opened January 13, 2009). 24 pages; fine in stapled wrappers. [#032090] $45
(Hanover), Dartmouth College, 2009. Exhibition catalog: dedicated to Peter Matthiessen and from Matthiessen's library. Signed by Banerjee in 2008 (the show opened January 13, 2009). 24 pages; fine in stapled wrappers. With a note from Banerjee: "A few extra copies for your family & friends." [#032091] $45
Greenwich, Fawcett/Gold Medal, (1961). Gold Medal paperback #1106, "a classic and compelling story of suspense in the Hitchcock tradition," and a search to "uncover the Snow Leopard's incredible secret, [leading to] a harrowing, bloody chase through the midst of a springtime tulip festival," having nothing whatsoever to do with Matthiessen or the Himalaya or actual snow leopards, but coming from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Pages heavily age-toned, foredge tear to summary page, rear joint fragile. A good copy in wrappers. [#032374] $45
Canoga Park, Orirana Press, (1979). A bibliography of Matthiessen's writings, covering the first 28 years of his writing career. One of 2000 copies. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Moderate foxing; about near fine, with addendum slip laid in. [#032099] $45
NY, Viking, (1978). A memoir by Ward, with an essay by Matthiessen, himself one of the "children of Bladensfield." Near fine in an edgeworn dust jacket with internal dampstaining and tape repair, thus only good. [#013284] $45
(London), Vintage, (1998). First thus, a British paperback edition of his National Book Award-winning volume, recounting a trip to the Himalayas with naturalist George Schaller in the hopes both of encountering a snow leopard in the wild and of coming to terms with his wife's recent death from cancer. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in wrappers. [#032048] $40
NY, Viking, (1979). Later (sixth) printing of his National Book Award-winning volume, recounting a trip to the Himalayas with naturalist George Schaller in the hopes both of encountering a snow leopard in the wild and of coming to terms with his wife's recent death from cancer. From the author's library. Several underlinings in text (not believed to be Matthiessen's); very good, lacking the dust jacket. [#032047] $40
NY, Random House, (2009). An oral biography of George Plimpton, in the words of his friends, relatives, and others. First printing of the paperback edition. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen, who has more than two dozen appearances in the text and in photographs. Near fine in wrappers. [#032443] $40
London, Harvill, (1995). The first British paperback edition, published simultaneously with the hardcover. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Foxing to edges of the text block; near fine in wrappers. [#032006] $30
Boston, Shambhala, 1986. Zen journals spanning the years 1969-1982. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. [#032018] $30
NY, Hastings House, (1967). An unusual, small volume, written for young people, perhaps for use in schools; an account of an expedition to an island in the Bering Sea inhabited by musk oxen. Illustrated with Matthiessen's photographs. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket, with only slight fading to the spine. [#032022] $30
Garden City, Doubleday, 1958. Includes "Travelin Man" by Matthiessen -- which was made into an award-winning Luis Bunuel film -- and "The Stone Boy" by Gina Berriault, later made into a powerful movie with Robert Duvall. Spine cocked; near fine in a near fine dust jacket with minor edgewear, particularly at the spine crown. A nice copy. [#015643] $30
NY, North Point Press, (2000). Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. [#032050] $30
Canoga Park, Orirana Press, (1979). A bibliography of Matthiessen's writings, covering the first 28 years of his writing career. One of 2000 copies. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Foxed; a very good copy, lacking the addendum slip. [#032098] $30
San Francisco, AZX Publications, 2005. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Matthiessen recounts Bunuel turning his story "Travelin' Man" into the film The Young One. Also reprints the full story. Fine in wrappers. [#032084] $25
Rome, Mondadori, 1952. A short story by Matthiessen. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Sunned, foxed, a few stains and a crease to the spine. Good in wrappers. [#032066] $25
Boston, Shambhala, 1986. Zen journals spanning the years 1969-1982. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket. [#032019] $25
NY, Hastings House, (1967). An unusual, small volume, written for young people, perhaps for use in schools; an account of an expedition to an island in the Bering Sea inhabited by musk oxen. Illustrated with Matthiessen's photographs. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Front flylear corner clipped; near fine in a very good dust jacket. [#032023] $25
London, Heinemann, (1966). First printing of the second British edition of his second novel. Unmarked, but from the library of the author. Mild foxing; very good in a very good dust jacket with one small edge chip. [#032026] $25
(Denville), (Buddhist Ray), (1993). From the library of Peter Matthiessen, and with the mailing wrapper still intact. Fine. [#032079] $25
(Arles), Actes Sud, 2000. The first French edition of Tigers in the Snow. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in self-wrappers. [#032052] $25
(NY), Signet/New American Library, (1967). First Signet paperback edition of his fourth novel, nominated for a National Book Award and filmed nearly thirty years later. Unmarked, but from the author's own library. Together with the first Bantam paperback edition (1976), also from Matthiessen's library. Both copies have creasing to the covers; very good in wrappers. [#032003] $20
NY, Vintage, (1991). A paperback original of this collection of travel writing: Matthiessen's contribution is an excerpt from The Snow Leopard. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Very good in wrappers. [#032077] $20
(NY), Ecco Press, (1989). A 39-page article by Matthiessen. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in wrappers. [#032073] $20
(Denville), (Buddhist Ray), (1993). An interview with Peter Matthiessen. Unmarked, but from Matthiessen's library. Near fine. [#032080] $20
Milan, Corriere, 1956. First Italian edition of his second novel, Partisans (here, Ghosts in Paris). Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Slanted, joints rubbed, minor foxing; very good in wrappers. [#032030] $20
NY, Venture, 1964. Matthiessen, on inadvertent travels with a Baptist fundamentalist and a Lebanese Catholic of Freemason and Protestant descent. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Also includes Kurt Vonnegut's "So You've Never Been to Barnstable?" A hardcover periodical. Near fine. [#032068] $20
Oakland, Lonely Planet, (2012). Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Fine in self-wrappers. [#032086] $20
(NY), (Society for the Study of Myth and Tradition), (1981). Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in wrappers. [#032070] $20
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