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New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-332 [333-334: blank], original brown cloth, front and spine stamped in black. First U. S. edition. Collects thirteen stories, several crime, two of which were used as film sources. Aumonier was a highly regarded short fiction writer, praised by John Galsworthy and James Hilton. Hubin, p. 37. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 7.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-xii] [1-2] 3-373 [274: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in silver, top edge stained black, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition. The Wisconsin-born writer's first book, a collection of twelve stories of small town life in the American Midwest, with an introduction by Ernest Hemingway praising "their solid, youthful worth, their irony, their humor, their peasant lustiness."
New York: St. Martin's Press, . Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first novel. The lives of two women and love in the 19th Century American west.
New York, London: Harper and Brothers, 1928. Octavo, illustration by G.K. Chesterton, cloth. First U.S. edition.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Publishers, . Octavo, original light brown cloth, front and spine stamped in white and blind. First edition. Romantic comedy novel. Filmed in 1940 as One Night in the Tropics, the first feature film with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. The novel was filmed two earlier times, Love Insurance (1919) and The Reckless Age (1925).
[Glendale, California: Roy A. Squires, March, 1976.]. Octavo, printed wrappers with unprinted paper overlay. First edition. Limited to 400 numbered copies of which this is one of the first 150 copies with recto of final leaf imprinted "Subscriber's Copy" and bearing Bradbury's signature.
[New York]: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Post WW II novel concerning the death of a young boy. The author's last novel before his death.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1896. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-216, original orange cloth, front stamped in gold and green, spine stamped in gold. First U. S. edition. A father and son are involved in a small newspaper. Though listed in the first Bleiler checklist, this has no fantasy or supernatural content.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1936. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-292, title page printed in orange and black, original green cloth, front and spine stamped in orange and black, fore and bottom edges rough cut. First edition. First leaf tipped in stating "This First Edition Presentation Copy is sent to you with the compliments of Red Book Magazine," in which the story first appeared. Political novel. "Somewhat timely in its subject matter -- the story of the period before an election, in which the Republican governor is up for reelection, and goes a bit Hitler in his endeavor to counterbalance his opponent's control of the farm vote. Political situation interspersed with counter plots -- his daughter is in and out of love, his son on the verge of expulsion, his own love life is in a precarious state, with scandal on the fringe. With his reelection, the personal problems fade away. Good fast business -- fairly vivid in the telling -- good entertainment for men especially. Burnett can tell a story well." - Kirkus review, 1 October, 1936. Hubin, pp. 119-120.
New York: Lincoln MacVeagh, The Dial Press, . Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-310 [311-12: blank], jacket art by John Gram, original cross hatched black cloth, front stamped in blind, spine stamped in silver. First edition. Burnett writes more about the Chicago of Little Caesar, this novel deals with racketeers and one who wants to achieve a higher social standing. An uncommon book in a dust jacket which features striking cover art. Hubin, pp. 119-120.
New York: Horizon Press, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The author's first novel, set during the Vietnam War.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. Octavo, jacket illustration by Hawkins, original gray cloth, front and spine stamped in green, fore edge uncut, bottom edge rough cut, top edge stained yellow. First edition. A novel of a young man's journey through life and love during the Depression and carrying through WW II and after. Cain considered this one of his best novels. Hubin, p. 125.
New York: Avon Book Co., Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition of this collection. Probable first issue. Avon 177. Collects fifteen stories from the hardcover collection JACKPOT (1940) including the disturbing story "Blue Boy."
New York: Avon Book Co., Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition of this collection. Probable later issue. Avon 177. Collects fourteen stories from the hardcover collection JACKPOT (1940) and one story from THE AMERICAN EARTH. This edition is a likely a later issue as it omits the disturbing story "Blue Boy" and replaces it with the benign "Molly Cotton-Tail."
New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland, Doubleday, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Story collection. The author's first book.
Cleveland & New York: The World Publishing Co., 1945. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Introduction and biographical notes by the editor. Collects 24 stories. Features John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Richard Wright, Willa Cather, Dorothy Parker and many others.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The author's first novel. Made into a film released in 2008.