Author:Sanford, John

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Seventy Times Seven

By: Sanford, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York/London, Alfred A. Knopf: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24721

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket) [lightly shelfworn, spine very slightly turned, a couple of tiny rips and a touch of fraying at top of spine, a bit of dust-soiling to top of text block; old inscription (probably non-authorial) blotted out on ffep (somebody went to a lot of trouble)]. Sanford's third novel (the second under this, his permanent pseudonym). Set in rural New York, it's a dramatic tale (with several interspersed passages of blank verse) about the mortal conflict between two men. Kirkus Reviews called it "an unusual book, with some pieces of brilliant writing, but also with some of the most... View more info

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The Winters of That Country: Tales of the Man Made Seasons

By: Sanford, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara CA, Black Sparrow Press: 1984

Edition: 1st printing

Seller ID: 24375

ISBN: 0-87685-614-8

Condition: Near Fine


[a touch of soiling to bottom edge, spine lettering a little faded]. Trade PB Another in the author's series of "interpretations of American history," with literary meditations (in both prose and verse) on more than one hundred events, ranging from the pre-Columbian era (870-994 A.D.) through the Vietnam War. View more info

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A Very Good Land to Fall With: Scenes from the Life of an American Jew, Volume 3 [*SIGNED* (see note)]

By: Sanford, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Santa Rosa CA, Black Sparrow Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13500

ISBN: 0-87685-713-5

Condition: Very Good


[moderately worn copy, light exterior soiling, light dampstain at bottom corner of first few pages, "#3" written at top of spine, minor annotations in text on a few pages]. Trade PB Covers the years 1936 to 1945 in the life of the author and his wife, screenwriter Marguerite (Maggie) Roberts. Among the numerous subjects included are the author's memories of Nathanael West, and in particular of learning about West's death in 1940. This copy is SIGNED by Sanford on the title page, and also SIGNED by Maggie Roberts (who also added the words, beneath her signature, "Wife of John Sanfo... View more info