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Roloff Beny in Italy : With an epilogue by Gore Vidal. Text and anthology by Andrew Thwaite and Peter Porter. Historical notes on the plates by Brian de Breffny. .First American Edition in dustjacket

By: BENY, Roloff. VIDAL, Gore (epilogue) THWAITE, Anthony BENY, Roloff

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers, New York , 1974, ISBN:0060103094:

Seller ID: 52967


BENY, Roloff (design and photography). Roloff Beny in Italy. With an epilogue by Gore Vidal. Text and anthology by Andrew Thwaite and Peter Porter. Historical notes on the plates by Brian de Breffny. New York : Harper & Row, Publishers, (1974). First American Edition. Pp. 427. Lavishly illustrated with 174 colour plates, 122 duotone plates and 19 line drawings and maps. 4to, orange cloth, gilt rectangle to front with orange lettering, gilt lettering to spine. A breathtaking journey around Italy, as seen through the lensof this well known Canadian photographer. ""Encountering Italy is a... View more info

Where Joy Resides: A Christopher Isherwood Reader. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ISHERWOOD, Christopher BACHARDY, Don, (ed.) WHITE, James P., (ed.) VIDAL, Gore, intro.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: 1989,:

Seller ID: 14573


ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Where Joy Resides : A Christopher Isherwood Reader edited by Don Bachardy and James P. White with an introduction by Gore Vidal. N.Y.: (1989). Gift inscription, else vg-fine in price-clipped dj. 16.00 View more info

Evening with Richard Nixon. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VIDAL, Gore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, 1972,:

Seller ID: 8166


VIDAL, Gore. An Evening with Richard Nixon. New York : Random House, (1972). First Printing. Pp (10),ix-x,(2),3-157,(7). 8vo, red cloth spine with gilt lettering, mustard paper covered boards. The title page adds the following as co-authors : "and Richard Nixon, Gloria Steinem, George Washington, John F. Kennedy, Thelma (Pat) Nixon, Nikita Krhushchev, Dwight D Eisenhower, Spiro T. Agnew , Hannah Milhous Nixon, Lyndon B. Johnson, Lt. William Calley Jr., Hubert H Humphrey, Martha Mitchell, Jerry Voorhis, Helen Gahagan Douglas, Harry S Truman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Murray Chotiner, Patricia (Tr... View more info

Messiah. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VIDAL, Gore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1954,:

Seller ID: 136


VIDAL, Gore. Messiah. New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1954. First US Edition. Pp (10),11- 254,(2). 8vo, yellow cloth spine, black paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to front board and spine. "Messiah by Gore Vidal will arouse anger and resentment in many people; it will shock them as The Way of All Flesh shocked them when it was first published; it will arouse argument and controversy such as raged around Huxley's Brave New World and Orwell's 1984; it will grip people while they read it and it will make them think.Brain washing has become a recognized weapon; will soul washing come n... View more info

At Home : Essays 1982-1988. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VIDAL, Gore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 1988,:

Seller ID: 24840


VIDAL, Gore. At Home : Essays 1982-1988. New York : Random House, (1988). First Printing. 'Here is Vidal the essayist at the height of his powers- -iconoclastic, witty, sarcastic, engaging, as he tilts at shibboleths of radicals and conservatives alike. Included in this gathering of 24 essays from the past 6 years are controversial pieces that have created a ruckus, such as his plea that the U.S. should make common cause with the Soviet Union against the Sino-Japanese axis, and his critique of the American pro- Israel lobby. Vidal portrays Ronald Reagan as a very sincere sort of liar, and is e... View more info

Hollywood. : A Novel of America in the 1920s. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VIDAL, Gore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 1990, ISBN:0394576594:

Seller ID: 5966


VIDAL, Gore. Hollywood : A Novel of America in the 1920s. New York : RandomHouse, (1990). First US Edition. Pp (10),[3]-437,(3). 8vo, purple cloth, c opper titles to front and spine. "This is history as brilliantly imagined and re-created by Gore Vidal. Through Caroline Sanford, her half-brother Blaise, William Randolph Hearst, President and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, Warren G, Harding, and the Duchess, as well as an array of other real and historical characters." (from trhe dj). Lightly sunned top edges, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket (some sunning to the rear panel). 15.00 View more info

Myron : A Novel. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VIDAL, Gore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 1974, ISBN:0394494776:

Seller ID: 5702


VIDAL, Gore. Myron : A Novel. New York : Random House, (1974). First Edition. Pp (8),ix-x,(2),3-244,(2). 8vo, navy cloth, gilt initials to front, giltand silver letteribg to spine, top edge dyed purple. "Who pushed Myron Bre ckinridge through his television screen and onto the set of 'Siren of Babylon'? Who is the mysterious Mr. Williams? And who is the mad cook Whittaker Kaiser, or Maude the mischievous hair bender? Who wants to stop history in its tracks so as to preserve permanently the world of Louis B. Mayer and Andy Hardy? And who wants to alter the male sex so as to Who pushed Myron... View more info

Empire. US in dj.

By: VIDAL, Gore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1987,:

Seller ID: 9079


VIDAL, Gore. Empire. N.Y. : (1987). Fine in fine dj. 20.00 View more info

Two Sisters : A Memoir in the Form of a Novel. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VIDAL, Gore

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co., , Boston, 1970,:

Seller ID: 8555


VIDAL, Gore. Two Sisters : A Memoir in the Form of a Novel. Boston : LittleBrown & Co., (1970). First Edition. Pp (12),3-256,(6). 8vo, brown cloth, s ilver lettering and maroon illustration to spine. The dustjacket says : A Novel in the Form of a Memoir. "Gore Vidal's singular speculations on love, sex, death, literature, politics -- as penetrating and controversial as ever, in a book which will stand as a landmark in the author's versatile and distinguished career." (from the dj). Very good in edgeworn, price-clipped dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

City and the Pillar. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VIDAL, Gore

Price: $250.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York, 1948,:

Seller ID: 102113


VIDAL, Gore. The City and the Pillar. New York : E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1948. First Edition. Pp (12),11-314,(4). 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blindstamped Dutton logo to bottom corner of front board. "With this third novel, Gore Vidal omes into his own as an author of first-rateimportance, a mature writer of major scope, His qualities as a stylist, th e unique, subtle directness of his narrative prose, have already won him animportant following among younger writers, and a brilliant critical record . Into The City and the Pillar he brings new qualities; the dispassiona... View more info

Lincoln.: A Novel.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VIDAL, Gore LINCOLN, Abraham

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 1984, ISBN:0394528956:

Seller ID: 5968


VIDAL, Gore. Lincoln : A Novel. New York : Random House, (1984). First Trade Edition. Pp (10),[3]-657,(7). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt titles and red mettalic lines to front board and spine. "At dawn on a cold winter morning in 1861 Abraham Lincoln, President-elect of a disintegrating United States, alights from his train in Washingon, D.C., flanked by two bodyguards in plain clothes,. The future President is himself in disguise, for there is talk of a plot to murder him before his inauguration a few weeks hence. During the next four years there will be numerous plots to murder this man who has... View more info