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

(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
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] $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
(Paris), Gallimard, (1983). First thus, a French 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. Paperclip and mark front cover; staple to first blank; near fine in wrappers. [#032049] $20
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] $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
NY, Vintage, (1987). First printing of the Vintage paperback edition of his second novel. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Minor foxing; near fine in wrappers. [#032029] $20
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] $20
(NY), Dell, (1965). First thus, the Dell paperback edition of Matthiessen's fourth book, third novel. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Spotting to foredge; near fine in wrappers. [#032036] $20
[Paris], Stock, (1962). First thus, a French edition of Matthiessen's fourth book, third novel. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Abrasions to front cover; very good in wrappers. [#032037] $20
NY, (Dell)/Delta, (1971). First thus, the Delta paperback edition of Matthiessen's account of Cesar Chavez and the struggles of the United Farm Workers to form a migrant workers' union to end the dramatic exploitation of temporary farm labor that was so prevalent in the 1960s and 70s. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Very good in wrappers. [#032040] $20
(Denville), (Buddhist Ray), (1993). Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine. [#032078] $20
NY, Random House, (1990). Includes an excerpt from "Killing Mr. Watson" by Peter Matthiessen. Very Good in wrappers. [#706327] $20
NY, Dutton/Obelisk, (1983). The first printing of this Dutton paperback edition, without Eliot Porter's photography. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. First few pages loose; very good in wrappers. [#032059] $20
NY, North Point Press, (2001). The first paperback edition. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in wrappers. [#032051] $20
(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] $20
(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] $20
NY, E.P. Dutton, 1972. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#706323] $20
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] $20
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] $20
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