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WELTY, Eudora.

Rare books by Eudora Welty, including first editions and signed copies of A Curtain of Green.

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  1. Place in Fiction.
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    Place in Fiction.

    First Edition, Offprinted. One of about 50 copies. With the author's signed presentation inscription, "For Bobbie Gafford who sat through it in Birmingham Eudora Welty". The recipient was Charlotte Gafford the Professor of Writing Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her nickname "Bobbie" seems universally to have been used. Place in Fiction is Welty's major literary statement and provided the title essay in her collection published a few years later. Learn More
    £1,000

    Date of Publication: 1956

    Published:

    Stock Code: 32546

    Signed: Yes

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  2. Henry Green. A Novelist of the Imagination.
    signed

    Henry Green. A Novelist of the Imagination.

    Reprinted from the Texas Quarterly. Special Issue: Britain 2. Autumn 1961.
    Offprint from the Texas Quarterly. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the upper wrapper, "With love to Bill and Barbara and so many wishes for a Mery Christmas and Happy New Year from Eudora, 1961". Learn More
    £375

    Date of Publication: 1961

    Published: [Austin

    Stock Code: 76436

    Signed: Yes

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  3. The Shoe Bird.

    The Shoe Bird.

    Illustrated by Beth Krush.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1964

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 105755

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  4. The Shoe Bird.
    signed

    The Shoe Bird.

    Illustrated by Beth Krush.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "For William Boozer, with good wishes, Eudora Welty. November 2, 1977". She has also annotated page 72 with a bar of music and a short comment. The recipient, William Boozer, was Faulkner collector and bibliographer. Learn More
    £650

    Date of Publication: 1964

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 77485

    Signed: Yes

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  5. The Eye of the Story. Selected Essays and Reviews.
    signed

    The Eye of the Story. Selected Essays and Reviews.

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Nash and Marjorie - with longtime appreciation and highest respects & best wishes, from Eudora, June 1978". Nash Burger was a high school classmate of Welty's who became an editor at the New York Times Book Review. Learn More
    £1,000

    Date of Publication: 1977

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    Stock Code: 63062

    Signed: Yes

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  6. Photographs.
    signed

    Photographs.

    Foreword by Reynolds Price.
    Deluxe edition of this book first published earlier the same year. This is copy YY of 52 lettered copies (A-ZZ), and signed by Welty. Together with a framed photograph - one of 52 printed to accompany this edition. Learn More
    £1,750

    Date of Publication: 1989

    Published: Jackson

    Stock Code: 96805

    Signed: Yes

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  7. One Time One Place.

    One Time One Place.

    Mississippi in the Depression. A Snapshot Album.
    The Silver Anniversary Edition. Number 114 of 125 numbered copies. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1996

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    Stock Code: 36684

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  8. The First Story.

    The First Story.

    First edition thus, one of a limited edition of 500 numbered copies. Welty's first story, The Death of A Traveling Salesman, was originally published in magazine form in 1936. This edition, in celebration of her 90th birthday, includes an essay titled "Looking Back at the First Story". Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1999

    Published:

    Stock Code: 59435

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