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

click for a larger image of item #35978, Best Father Ever Invented: The Autobiography of Mark Harris NY, Dial Press, 1976. The uncorrected proof copy of the autobiography of the author best known for his baseball novels, including Bang the Drum Slowly, which was filmed for television starring Paul Newman, Albert Salmi and George Peppard, and later as a movie starring Michael Moriarty and Robert De Niro. A fragile, padbound proof. Creasing and stain to upper corner and foredge; a very good copy. Uncommon. [#035978] $200
NY, Macmillan, (1963). A play, with a 58-page autobiographical preface. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication: "For Bill Sloane,/ colleague at Bread Loaf -/ with good wishes." William Sloane was a longtime faculty member at the Bread Loaf writers' conference. After his death, a Bread Loaf Fellowship was instituted in his name. Faint foxing to top edge; else fine in a lightly spine-faded dust jacket with a couple small corner chips; still about near fine. [#016252] $100
On Sale: $65
NY, Donald I. Fine Books, (1994). Advance Reading Copy. Very Good in wrappers. [#705265] $20
NY, McGraw-Hill, (n.d.). Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in wrappers. [#703184] $20
click for a larger image of item #16263, Lying in Bed NY, McGraw-Hill, (1984). A novel. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#016263] $20
NY, Macmillan, (1964). Very Good in Very Good DJ. Ownership bookplate. [#703179] $20
NY, Macmillan, (1964). Very Good in Very Good DJ. Ownership bookplate. [#703178] $20
click for a larger image of item #16261, Short Work of It: Selected Writing (Pittsburgh), University of Pittsburgh Press, (1979). Essays spanning nearly thirty years. One of his less common books, having been published by a university press that probably did a small first printing, by trade publisher standards, and geared most of its sales toward the library market. Fine in a slightly rubbed, near fine dust jacket. [#016261] $20
NY, Macmillan, (1957). Near fine in a spine-faded and price-clipped dust jacket; about near fine. [#016247] $20
NY, Donald I. Fine, (1990). Advance Reading Copy. Very Good in wrappers. [#703181] $20
NY, Dial Press, 1970. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in tall wrappers. [#705565] $20
NY, Donald I. Fine Books, (1994). Advance Reading Copy. Very Good in wrappers. [#705255] $20
NY, Cadillac Publishing, (1964). Reprint. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#705566] $20
Sag Harbor, Second Chance Press, (1985). A reissue, introduced by Harris. This is the hardcover issue. Corner bump; near fine in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket. [#016266] $20
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