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  • 1. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Flannery O'Connor on a laid in signature. This original First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's printed price present on the front flap with minor wear to the edges. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's yellow cloth and is in great shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with slight wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST ... See More Details

    1952, Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $12,507.00

  • 2. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: A near fine copy in a good to very good jacket with a number of tape reinforcements to verso. 243 pp. 8vo, Signed by O'Connor on the half-title. See More Details

    1960, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy

    publisher's cloth-backed red boards in dust jacket., Very Good

    Jeffrey Marks Rare Books, ABAA

    HIGH

    Rochester, NY, USA

    $6,507.00

  • 3. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy in collector's condition. We buy Flannery O'Connor First Editions. See More Details

    1952, Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $6,007.00

  • 4. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. First edition stated, first printing. Bound in publisher's yellow cloth. Near Fine with minor wear, in a Near Fine price-clipped dust jacket with a small chip at the foot of the spine, trivial edge wear and light soiling. Uncommon in such nice condition. See More Details

    1952, Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    HIGH

    Portland, OR, USA

    $4,007.00

  • 5. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine with no dust jacket. First paperback edition. SIGNED by Flannery O'Connor on title page. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. From the library of Kurt Enoch publisher of Signet books and New American Library, who amassed a personal collection of signed or inscribed copies of works by authors he published. An outstanding association on this, the author's FIRST book.; 4 1/2" X 7" See More Details

    1953, Signet Books.

    Softcover, Fine/Like New

    Waverley Books

    HIGH

    Santa Monica, CA, USA

    $3,757.00

  • 6. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. 243 pp. Original red marble-patterned boards, grey cloth backstrip lettered in white. First edition with no statement of printing. Signed by Flannery O'Connor on preliminary page listing her other titles. Near Fine with faint bowing to boards, faint edge wear, sunning to spine cloth, and a very faint stain to the page with O'Connor's signature and adjacent page. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket with sunned spine panel, small chip at front bottom tip and publisher's price of $3.75 ... See More Details

    1960, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    HIGH

    Portland, OR, USA

    $3,507.00

  • 7. A Good Man is Hard to Find

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. First Edition, First Printing with the words "first edition" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy in collector's condition. We buy Flannery O'Connor First Editions. See More Details

    1955, Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $3,007.00

  • 8. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first printing. Upper corners lightly bumped, tiny, nearly invisible spot to upper edge, this strip of upper spine tip sunned, overall very good to near fine in very good, dust jacket with a lightly toned spine and some light soiling and toning to rear panel, and with a few tiny chips and short creases to spine tips, a tiny chip to upper rear panel and upper front corner, in mylar cover. Inscribed by the author; "Elizabeth, from Flannery with affection." See More Details

    1960, Farrar, Straus and Cudahy

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    The Hermitage Bookshop, ABAA

    AVERAGE

    Denver, CO, USA

    $3,007.00

  • 9. The violent bear it away.

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. 243 p.; 21 cm. Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition, First Printing. 243 pp. Original red marble-patterned boards, grey cloth backstrip lettered in white. First edition with no statement of printing. Near Fine with faint bowing to boards, faint edge wear, sunning to spine cloth. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket with sunned spine panel, small chip at front bottom ... See More Details

    1960, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Bronze Books

    POOR

    Victorville, CA, USA

    $3,002.00

  • 10. Everything That Rises Must Converge

    by Flannery O'Connor

     

    Seller Description: Benny Andrews. Fine in fine dust jacket. Includes illustrations. O Connor s shivery story set in the mid 20th century South that the celebrated artist, Benny Andrews, knew all too well. The two lived only thirty miles from one another, but worlds and worlds apart, in Georgia farm country. Why he chose this book, this author, he will tell you in his brilliant Afterword. The white O Connor flourished within the system. Andrews, a son of black sharecroppers, flourished in spite of it. Imagine. ... See More Details

    2005, Limited Editions Club

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    The Limited Editions Club

    not rated

    New York, NY, USA

    $2,857.00

  • 11. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Clean, tight book with slight discoloration at foot of spine. Dustjacket has been professionally restored including infill at top and bottom of front panel and spine. More than presentable copy of an increasingly scarce book. Cloth 8vo. 232pp. Author's first book. Stated first printing. See More Details

    1952, Harcourt

    Hardback

    12th Street Books, ABAA

    POOR

    Austin, TX, USA

    $2,507.00

  • 12. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. First edition. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Small ding to top of back board, a bit of light foxing and light dust-soiling to edges. Jacket has light foxing and rubbing, is chipped a bit at head and tail with a few small creases and nicks, but is unclipped ($3.00) and has an unfaded spine panel. A very nice copy of the Southern author's first book. See More Details

    1952, Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    HIGH

    Portland, OR, USA

    $2,407.00

  • 13. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: First edition of O'Connor's powerful first novel. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine first issue dust jacket. Assembled from disparate stories first published in Mademoiselle, Sewanee Review and Partisan Review, Flannery O'Connor's first novel, Wise Blood, has come to be appreciated as a work of "low comedy and high seriousness". Themes of redemption, racism, sexism, and isolation are prevalent throughout the novel which O'Connor stated was about "freedom, free will, life and ... See More Details

    Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $1,807.00

  • 14. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Near Fine jacket. First Edition, First Printing. An attractive First Issue dustjacket that is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is bound in the publisher's original cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy with the ORIGINAL dustjacket. See More Details

    1960, Farrar, Straus, & Cudahy, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $1,757.00

  • 15. A Good Man is Hard to to Find

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Review copy first edition, first state book with "tyring" on page 125; first-issue dust jacket with reviews for Wise Blood on rear panel of O'Connor's classic work. Octavo, original boards. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with the review slip attached to the front free endpaper. These ten stories--ranked by many readers as some of O'Connor's strongest work and consistently lauded as masterfully crafted classics of modern American short fiction--take place in a rural South "that somehow ... See More Details

    Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $982.00

  • 16. A Good Man is Hard to Find

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: VG/VG. STATED FIRST EDITION. FIRST STATE BOOK & DJ (TYPO ERROR, PAGE 125, TYRING, WISE BLOOD BLURBS TO REAR PANEL DJ. UNCLIPPED 3.50 (SMALL CHIP TO THE 3), OWNER'S SEAL TO FFEP. FADING TO THE PUB. NAME TO SPINE AREA OF DJ. BOOK TITLE IS UNFADED. See More Details

    1955, HARCOURT, BRACE & CO.

    HARDCOVER, Very Good

    Gian Luigi Fine Books, Inc.

    HIGH

    Albany, NY, USA

    $902.00

  • 17. Everything That Rises Must Converge

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Some very faint foxing to half-title and verso of the frontispiece; else a fine copy in a fine jacket. 269 pp. 8vo, See More Details

    1965, Farrar Straus and Giroux

    publisher's cloth-backed boards in dust jacket., Very Good

    Jeffrey Marks Rare Books, ABAA

    HIGH

    Rochester, NY, USA

    $857.00

  • 18. Everything That Rises Must Converge

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Near Fine jacket. First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is in great shape and is bound in the publisher's original cloth. The binding is tight with minor wear to the spine. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy in collector's condition. See More Details

    1965, Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $757.00

  • 19. Wise Blood

    by Flannery O'Connor

     

    Seller Description: VG-small chip to the head of the spine, light soiling to the baords. 1950s small bookshop sticker on the pastedown. Stated First Edition. 232pp. Yellow cloth. Only the author photo and the folding panels remain of the dust jacket. Binding tight. See More Details

    1952, Harcourt, Brace and Company

    ISBN-13: 9780571241309

    Hardcover, missing Dust Jacket, Good

    Westsider Rare & Used Books In

    BEST

    New York, NY, USA

    $707.00

  • 20. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. Advance reading copy of the first British edition. 243 pp. Blue wraps with paper label on front cover. Very Good with label remnants on verso of front cover, light wear. Scarce. See More Details

    1960, Longmans Green & Co., Ltd

    Paperback, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    HIGH

    Portland, OR, USA

    $707.00

  • 21. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine. First edition. 232 pp. Yellow cloth with grey lettering. Near Fine condition. No jacket. Rubbing to cloth along spine and top and bottom edges. A nice copy of O'Connor's first novel. See More Details

    1952, Harcourt, Brace and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    HIGH

    Portland, OR, USA

    $657.00

  • 22. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: NF/VG. AUTHOR'S THIRD BOOK/"FIRST EDITION" NOT STATED ON THE COPYRIGHT PAGE AS IS THE CASE WITH THIS TITLE. D.J. HAS A SMALL BIT OF WEAR AT THE CORNERS WITH WEAR, SHORT TEARS, AND SHALLOW SURFACE CHIPS AT THE SPINE TOP, A ONE INCH TEAR AT THE TOP OF THE FRONT PANEL NEAR THE SPINE, AND SOME MODEST TANNING OF THE WHITE AREAS OF THE DJ. A NICE COPY. See More Details

    1960, FARRAR, STRAUS, AND CUDAHY

    Hardcover, Very Good

    JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS

    HIGH

    BURLINGTON, WI, USA

    $656.00

  • 23. The Violent Bear It Away

    by O'Connor, Flannery (1925-1964)

     

    Seller Description: Fine- in Fine- jacket. First British Edition (no further printings noted) of the author's third book and second novel, and her "best attempt at longer fiction." Small 8vo: [10], 243, [1]pp. Publisher's tangerine cloth, spine lettered in gold; illustrated dust jacket, priced 16/-. About Fine (dust-soiled top edge) and apparently unread; about Fine jacket (spine panel ends lightly rubbed, pinhead nick to front panel), vivid and bright. A scarce collectible example, one of 3500 copies printed. ... See More Details

    1960, Longmans

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Fine Editions Ltd

    not rated

    NEW YORK, NY, USA

    $628.50

  • 24. Everything That Rises Must Converge

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. First Edition, First Printing with the words "First printing, 1965" printed on the copyright page. A fabulous copy. This First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color and has the publisher's $4.95 printed price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition and appears UNREAD. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy. See More Details

    1965, Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $607.00

  • 25. Wise Blood

    by O'Connor, Flannery

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Near Fine jacket. First English edition. Endpapers slightly tanned as usual else fine in very near fine dustwrapper with a little foxing on the rear panel. An unusually nice copy of the author's first book, this English edition usually found quite worn. *Burgess 99*. See More Details

    1955, Neville Spearman

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Between the Covers-Rare Books

    HIGH

    Gloucester City, NJ, USA

    $607.00