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

NY, Scribner, (1984). Subtitled "A Journey to Navajoland," with illustrations by Navajo artist Clifford Brycelea. Winner of the 1984 Southwestern Book Award. Inscribed by the author in 1989: "For ____/ We are told a story/ and then we tell our/ own./ Bless you & these/ sacred lands." Pages 131-134 bear a small puncture wound, not affecting text; thus near fine in a very near fine dust jacket with slight rubbing at the edges. [#015426] $550
NY, Scribner, (1984). An autograph letter signed to Peter Matthiessen, written in 1989 and addressed, "Dearest Peter," asking if he would sign her copy of The Snow Leopard, which she has been rereading and adding, "It is a gift to meet you, to have shared these two evenings in Jackson Hole. Bless you. You inspire me." Folded in thirds; fine. Laid into Matthiessen's copy of Williams' first solo book, Pieces of White Shell, which won the Southwestern Book Award. Modestly foxed; a near fine copy, lacking the dust jacket. [#032544] $450
Salt Lake City, Highland High School, 1973. Vol. XV, No. XV, covering the 1972-1973 school year at Highland High, when Terry Tempest (later Williams) would have been 17 years old. Includes two pieces by Tempest: "Brand X," a 150-word commentary on the packaging of political candidates, and "Creative Writing," a short paragraph explaining her craft, in which she takes "craft" literally by comparing writing to sailing. Tempest is also listed in the front under "Honors" as having "Publication in National Poetry Anthology," "Publication in National Essay Anthology," and "Utah Poetry Society - second place." An early appearance in print by an influential writer-environmentalist-activist: Williams has received a Lannan Literary Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Wallace Stegner Award, the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Western Literature Association, and many other awards, including those that recognize her social and environmental activism as well as those honoring her writing. Tall stapled wrappers, with a corner crease to the rear cover; near fine. [#030151] $350
NY, Scribner, (1996). An advance reading excerpt printing two of the ten chapters from Quammen's ground-breaking volume focusing on "island biogeography in an age of extinction." This copy is signed by fellow author Terry Tempest Williams, who has added the note "For Comment." Dampstaining to lower edges, not affecting text; near fine in wrappers. [#015375] $70
(n.p.), University of Utah, 2003. The first edition of Williams' commencement address at the University of Utah on May 2, 2003. Williams was awarded an honorary doctorate that day and her speech was controversial (by red-leaning Utah standards). Also issued two months later as a limited edition by the University; then later collected in paperback with two other essays and published with the same title by the Orion Society: this pamphlet was given out at the commencement. Williams' signature appears in facsimile at the end of the text. Seven pages; fine in stapled wrappers. [#029035] $45
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