Rare Books at Scup

 

 
   
 

Hidden within the stacks of the Scuppernong used book section are a handful of uncommon and significant First Editions. Consider the following southern stalwarts:

 
The Square Root of Wonderful, Carson McCullers.
This 1958 Riverside Press edition has a few small tears to the dust jacket and a previous owner's signature, but otherwise in good condition. $60.00.
 
Black Mountain Breakdown, Lee Smith.
Putnam, 1980. Smith's fourth book and an essential Appalachian literature read. Very good condition with slight foxing to the top pages. $50.00.
 
Deliverance, James Dickey.
Houghton Mifflin, 1970. Not a true First, but nevertheless a lovely early hardcover in good condition. Previous owner's signature. $30.00.
 
Home to My Valley, Paul Green.
UNC, 1970. The author of The Lost Colony play brings us folklore from the Cape Fear Valley. Fine condition. $50.00
 
Remembering, Wendell Berry.
North Point Press. 1988. North Point makes lovely books and this slim gem from the Kentucky legend is in fine condition. $40.00
 
In the Winter of Cities, Tennessee Williams.
New Directions. 1956. Poems from the playwright in near fine condition. "The light was dim/ And there was no terror in it." $250.00