DescriptionThree First Editions, Two of Which Won the Pulitzer Prize, including: The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter. [and:] The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford. [and:] Eugene O'Neill. More Stately Mansions. All in dust jackets, all very good or better.
This lot includes: Katherine Anne Porter. The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, . First American edition. Octavo. 495 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth; top edge stained blue. Orange endpapers. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Near fine. This collection won both the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1966 and the National Book Award. [and:] Jean Stafford. The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, . First edition, first printing. Octavo. 463 pages. Publisher's black-, bronze-, and blind-stamped purple cloth; top edge stained lavender. Mustard endpapers. Cloth lightly faded along board edges; some tiny gouges to cloth along front joint. Toning to spine and edges of dust jacket. Very good. This collection won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1970. [and:] Eugene O'Neill. More Stately Mansions. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964. First edition. Octavo. [xii], 194 pages. Shortened from the author's partly revised script by Karl Ragnar Giernow and edited by Donald Gallup. Publisher's gilt-stamped black cloth. .75-inch closed tear to top edge of dust jacket's front panel. Else, a fine copy. Originally written as a draft between 1936 and 1939, it was posthumously published by O'Neill's widow against his express wishes. The 1967 Broadway production ran only 142 performances but garnered Colleen Dewhurst a Tony Award nomination.
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