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(NY), Vehicle, (1984). A small press volume, the first book appearance of this story. Issued in an edition of 2026, this is Letter "A" of 26 hardbound copies signed by the author and by Yvonne Jacquette, the illustrator. Fine in a fine slipcase. [#914270] $600
click for a larger image of item #4293, Fast Lanes (NY), Vehicle, (1984). A small press volume, the first book appearance of this story. Issued in an edition of 2026, this is copy "K" of 26 lettered copies, signed by the author and the illustrator, Yvonne Jacquette. Additionally, this copy is inscribed by Phillips to Seymour Lawrence: "For Uncle Sam --/ my companion/ in the fast lane --/ love,/ the speedy witch/ Jan. 24, '85." This story was later reprinted as the title story of a collection of Phillips' fiction published by Seymour Lawrence at Dutton. Fine in a near fine slipcase. [#004293] $450
click for a larger image of item #4290, How Mickey Made It St. Paul, Bookslinger Editions, 1981. An attractive limited edition of this story, one of 150 numbered copies. Signed by the author and additionally inscribed to Seymour Lawrence: "For the heroic Uncle Sam,/ intrepid publisher --/ love, JA." Clothbound without dust jacket; spine-sunned; near fine. [#004290] $375
click for a larger image of item #4287, Counting, Inscribed, with Postcard NY, Vehicle Editions, (1978). The issue in wrappers of her second book, a collection of poems and prose poems, one of 474 copies of a total edition of 500; inscribed by the author to Seymour Lawrence in the year of publication. Additionally, laid in is an autograph postcard signed "the counter." Lawrence became Phillips' publisher with her next book, Black Tickets, which was her first collection of prose and the first book she had published by a major publisher. The postcard is fine; the book near fine. [#004287] $360
click for a larger image of item #914269, Black Tickets (NY), Delacorte Press, (1979). The uncommon hardcover issue of her well-received first collection of stories. Signed by the author in 1980. This title was issued simultaneously in hardcover by Delacorte and as a paperback by Dell/Delta. The hardcover used the same sheets as the paperback, an acidic paper that tends to brown with age. These pages are slightly browned, otherwise this is a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. [#914269] $300
click for a larger image of item #11223, Counting (NY), (Vehicle), (1978). Her second book, a collection of short prose poems. Of a total edition of 500 copies, this is one of 474 copies in wrappers. Inscribed by the author in 1979. Slight rubbing to the spine folds, else fine; a very nice copy. [#011223] $210
NY, E.P. Dutton, (1987). Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#707714] $20
NY, Dutton, (1984). Her well-received first novel, about a family and the effect of the Vietnam war, among other things, on them. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#010179] $20
NY, E.P. Dutton, (1984). Very Good In Very Good DJ. [#709459] $20
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1994. Advance reading copy. Fine in wrappers and signed by the author. [#006052] $20
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1994. Advance reading copy of her well-received second novel. Fine in wrappers. [#005427] $20
NY, Dutton, (1987). A collection of stories, including the story "Fast Lanes," which was published as a separate limited edition in 1984. Fine in wrappers in a fine dust jacket. [#914272] $19
NY, Knopf, 2000. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#914273] $19
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