Category: John McPhee Collection

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Giving Good Weight (First Print)

By: McPhee, John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Firoux, 1979

Edition: First


First Edition/First Printing 1979. A handsome first print copy in very good condition in an unclipped ($9.95) and very good dustjacket--protected in a brodart jacket. The book has a remainder mark to the top page edge--otherwise would be fine. The dustjacket has only minor rubbing from shelfwear to the black jacket--otherwise would also be fine. A collection of 5 novellas/essays from the great New Yorker writer/author. View more info

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Looking For A Ship (Signed First Print)

By: McPhee, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1990

Edition: First


First Edition/First Printing 1990. A handsome copy in fine condition in an unclipped and fine dustjacket--this copy signed by the Pulitzer Prize winning author on the title page. McPhee's story concerning the Merchant Marines and life aboard one of the last American Merchant ships. A wonderfully collectable signed copy and a very good read. View more info

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Rising From The Plains (Signed First Print)

By: McPhee, John

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1986

Edition: First


First Edition/First Printing 1986. A beautiful and fine copy in a near fine unclipped dustjacket--with only the lightest of rubbing to the dustjacket---signed by McPhee on the title page. This is a review copy with review bookmark about the author and book laid in. This is McPhee's third volume in his great series of books on American Geology--which he called "The Annals of the Former World". A very nice book in brown cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Pastedowns an... View more info

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Table of Contents (Signed First Print)

By: McPhee, John

Price: $68.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1985

Edition: First


First Edition/First Printing 1985. A near fine copy in a near fine unclipped dustjacket--signed by the author. Very slight toning to the cloth boards and page ends. Very light shelfwear rubbing to the dustjacket--or else would be fine. A nice collectable copy from a Pulitzer Prize winning author. A group of 8 pieces written by McPhee between 1981 and 1984. Geographically and thematically , they range from Alaska to New Jersey. Signature is guaranteed. View more info

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Table of Contents (Signed First Printing)

By: McPhee, John

Price: $82.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1985

Edition: First


First Edition/First Printing 1985. Near fine in a fine dustjacket--protected in Brodart jacket. Flawless except this copy is just a shade spine rolled--almost inperceptable. Signed by the author to the title page. Not price clipped. An omnibus collection of 8 pieces. Collectable copy. View more info

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The Control of Nature (Signed First Print)

By: McPhee, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1989

Edition: First


First Edition/First Printing 1989. A splendid first print copy in fine condition in a near fine unclipped dustjacket. This copy is signed by the author on the title page. There is one small 1/4" closed end tear to the bottom spine---otherwise would also be fine. McPhee is a prolific writer who started out as a writer for "The New Yorker" magazine---parts of this book first appeared in the magazine. A very collectable copy. View more info

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The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed (Signed First Print)

By: McPhee, John A.

Price: $265.00

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1973

Edition: First


First Edition/First Printing 1973. A handsome fine first print copy in an unclipped and fine dustjacket--This copy signed by McPhee on the lower title page. A rare signed copy in tip top condition. Orange boards with quarter green cloth and gilt lettering to the spine. Written when McPhee was a staff writer for The New Yorker Magazine. This is the fantastic true story of a corporations 12 year work to develop an aircraft/airship which would be able to lift and move build... View more info

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The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed (Signed First Printing)

By: McPhee, John

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1973

Edition: First


First Edition, First Printing 1973. A truly rare signed copy in fine condition in an unclipped ($6.95) and near fine dustjacket. Only the slightest of edgewear to the dustjacket. Orange boards with quarter green cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. 184 pp. The author's 9th book. Written when McPhee was a staff writer for the New York Yorker magazine. A very collectable copy. Stated First Printing on copyright page. Digital Image shows reflections from jacket covering which a... View more info