Four First Editions, Including Three Pulitzer Winners, including: A. B. Guthrie, Jr. The Way West. [and:] Conrad Richter. The Town. [and:] MacKinlay Kantor. Andersonville. Limited edition signed by the author. [and:] D. H. Lawrence. Lady Chatterley's Lover. All very good or better.

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    This lot includes: A. B. Guthrie, Jr. The Way West. New York: William Sloane Associates, [1949]. First edition, first printing, with no mention of the press that printed the book; review copy, with slip laid in. Octavo. 340 pages. Publisher's silver-stamped blue-green cloth over gray paper boards. Minor wear to spine ends; tail of spine bumped. Rear panel of dust jacket lightly toned; price on front flap has been inked out with a ballpoint pen. Very good or better. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. [and:] Conrad Richter. The Town. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950. First edition. Octavo. 433 pages. Publisher's blue- and green-stamped red cloth; top edge stained greenish-gray. Bump to foot of spine of dust jacket. Else, a pristine copy. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. [and:] MacKinlay Kantor. Andersonville. Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, [1955]. First edition. Autographed first edition limited to 1,000 copies, of which 500 were for private distribution; signed by the author on the title page. Publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth over tan cloth beveled boards; top edge stained burgundy. Fine in red slipcase. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. [and:] D. H. Lawrence. Lady Chatterley's Lover. New York: Grove Press, [1959]. First American unexpurgated edition. Octavo. xxxix, 368 pages. "In its original unexpurgated edition." The third manuscript version, first published by Giuseppe Orioli, Florence, 1928. Introduction by Mark Schorer. Preface by Archibald Macleish. Publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth over tan cloth. Edges of blue cloth faded; top edge of the tan cloth of the front board has very faint dampstain. Stains to fore-edge. Very good in worn dust jacket.

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