By Thomas Heggen, illustrated by Samuel Hanks Bryant
First edition of this story of the men of a WWII Naval Auxiliary ship as they wage "war" against boredom, apathy, and their "pig-headed" captain – adapted into a 1955 film starring Henry Fonda and James Cagney.
First printing of the acclaimed novel by a major early 20th century Mexican-American writer, the story of "the turning tide of the new generation, the revolt of the children of tradition" (contemporary review by William C. Parker).
First UK edition of Starrett's detective novel, written during his year-long stay in Beijing and a self-confessed "roman á clef with a vengeance. Friends and acquaintances made up the dramatis personae and the fictional murderer was myself."
Uncommon first printing of Wall's satirical sequel to THE UNFORTUNATE FURSEY, following the sometime monk and sorcerer Fursey through his dealings with kings, demons, vampires, banditti, Vikings, and his true love, who is tired of him.