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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] $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
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] $20
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] $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
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] $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, Vintage, (1988). The first Vintage edition, 34 years after initial publication. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Scattered Long Island foxing; very good in wrappers. [#032032] $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, (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
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
Berkeley, University of California Press, (2000). First thus, with an afterword by Matthiessen (which first appeared in the New Yorker). 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. [#032042] $20
(Denville), (Buddhist Ray), (1993). Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine. [#032078] $20
(Denville), (Buddhist Ray), (1993). From the library of Peter Matthiessen, and with the mailing wrapper still intact. Fine. [#032079] $20
NY, Random House, (1990). Includes an excerpt from "Killing Mr. Watson" by Peter Matthiessen. Very Good in wrappers. [#706327] $20
(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] $20
(NY), Avon, (1974). The first Avon paperback printing of this nonfiction book about Africa, with text by Matthiessen and photographs by Eliot Porter. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Small embossed gold rectangle on front cover; near fine in wrappers. [#032056] $20
NY, Dutton, 1972. The book club edition (in beige cloth, with no price on dust jacket, despite stating "first edition") of this nonfiction book about Africa, with text by Matthiessen and photographs by Eliot Porter. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in a very good, edgeworn dust jacket. [#032055] $20
NY, North Point Press, (2001). The first paperback edition. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in wrappers. [#032051] $20
NY, North Point Press, (2000). Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. [#032050] $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
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
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. Heavily mottled, a good copy, with addendum slip laid in. [#032097] $20
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