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  • Powell, Dawn.
    THE GOLDEN SPUR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1962. Hardcover first edition - Late novel by the writer whom Gore Vidal called 'one of our most brilliant - certainly most witty - novelists, whose literary reputation continues to grow long after her death; we are catching up to her.' 274 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in yellow cloth with red lettering (some red splotches to the back cover), lacking the dj

    Book ID: 37971
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • THE GOLDEN SPUR. by Powell, Dawn.
    Powell, Dawn.
    THE GOLDEN SPUR.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: W. H. Allen, 1963. dj. Hardcover first edition - Rather uncommon UK edition of this late novel by the writer whom Gore Vidal called 'one of our most brilliant - certainly most witty - novelists, whose literary reputation continues to grow long after her death; we are catching up to her.' 240 pp. Dust jacket by Rupert Smith.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (light foxing to back cover of dj, some wear to top edge).

    Book ID: 53670
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • MY HOME IS FAR AWAY. by Powell, Dawn.
    Powell, Dawn.
    MY HOME IS FAR AWAY.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    South Royalton, VT: Steerforth Press, (1995). Powell's fictionalized memoir of her childhood in Ohio, as seen through the eyes of Marcia, the middle one of the three daughters in the Willard family, originally published in 1944. When this reissue came out, after many years of being out of print, Terry Teachout in his review called it "one of the permanent masterpieces of childhood." Includes an introduction by Tim Page, Powell's biographer. vi, 295 pp. ISBN: 1-883642434.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 76334
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  • THE GOLDEN SPUR. by Powell, Dawn.
    Powell, Dawn.
    THE GOLDEN SPUR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1962.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Late novel by the writer whom Gore Vidal called 'one of our most brilliant - certainly most witty - novelists, whose literary reputation continues to grow long after her death; we are catching up to her.' 274 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (tight clean copy with an 'R' stamped on bottom edge, dustjacket has one short closed tears, a small chip at the top of the spine, but is overall bright and attractive.) Uncommon, especially in this condition.

    Book ID: 40830
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • THE LOCUSTS HAVE NO KING. by Powell, Dawn (1896-1965.)
    Powell, Dawn (1896-1965.)
    THE LOCUSTS HAVE NO KING.

    Edition: First printing (with both the "A" and the Scribner seal on the copyright page.)

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. dj. Hardcover first edition - A later novel in Powell's New York cycle, set just after the end of World War II. 286 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library in POOR condition with markings and significant reading wear, tape repair on first prelim page, in a very worn dust jacket with tape repairs and reinforcements to the edges, the usual fading to the spine and overall edgewear. A very worn copy....

    Book ID: 52132
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  • SUNDAY, MONDAY AND ALWAYS. by Powell, Dawn (1896-1965.)
    Powell, Dawn (1896-1965.)
    SUNDAY, MONDAY AND ALWAYS.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: W. H. Allen, 1955. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Powell's first - and only - collection of short stories, selected by Powell as the best of the many she had published in the New Yorker and elsewhere. Although the quality of these eighteen stories is a bit uneven, some - including the wonderful first story 'You Should Have Brought Your Mink' - capture in a few pages the themes of her novels. Boldly and warmly INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "To dearest Pamela & George, this lesson in sheer ugliness - (I mean the jacket!), Love, Dawn" with an addendum about her signature "I never made a D like that before." 202 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in very good dust jacket (light toning to the pages, some chipping to the upper edge of the dust jacket spine, toning to the spine and the white background of the back cover of the dj, )

    Book ID: 44939
    Keywords: ohio, Women Authors
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  • DAWN POWELL: A Biography. by [Powell, Dawn, 1896-1965] Page, Tim.
    [Powell, Dawn, 1896-1965] Page, Tim.
    DAWN POWELL: A Biography.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first full-length biography of this mid-century American author (Hemingway called her his favorite living author) whose work was almost unknown until a fairly spectacular revival in the 1990's. Gore Vidal called this biography 'not only a distinguished work in itself but [it] illuminates one of our most brilliant - certainly most witty - novelists, whose literary reputation continues to grow long after her death; we are catching up to her.' SIGNED by Page on the title page. Frontispiece and glossy photographic inserts. Notes, bibliography, index. 362 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-5068x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50440
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  • DAWN POWELL: A Biography. by [Powell, Dawn, 1896-1965] Page, Tim.
    [Powell, Dawn, 1896-1965] Page, Tim.
    DAWN POWELL: A Biography.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first full-length biography of this mid-century American author (Hemingway called her his favorite living author) whose work was almost unknown until a fairly spectacular revival in the 1990's. Gore Vidal called this biography 'not only a distinguished work in itself but [it] illuminates one of our most brilliant - certainly most witty - novelists, whose literary reputation continues to grow long after her death; we are catching up to her.' Frontispiece and glossy photographic inserts. Notes, bibliography, index. 362 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-5068x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 51747
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  • DAWN POWELL AT HER BEST: Dance Night; Turn, Magic Wheel and Selected Stories. by Powell, Dawn, 1897-1965 (edited by Tim Page.)
    Powell, Dawn, 1897-1965 (edited by Tim Page.)
    DAWN POWELL AT HER BEST: Dance Night; Turn, Magic Wheel and Selected Stories.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    South Royalton, VT: Steerforth Press, (1994.) dj. Hardcover - The first new hardcover edition of Dawn Powell's books in 30 years, edited and with an introduction by her biographer, Tim Page. Includes 2 complete novels - "Dance Night" and "Turn Magic Wheel" - and several short stories. 452 pp. ISBN: 1-883642-167.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72705
    Keywords: Women Authors
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