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KATHERINE ANNE PORTER

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“WHY DO I WRITE AS I DO? AS WELL ASK: WHY AM I MYSELF?”

PORTER, Katherine Anne. Flowering Judas. New York, 1930.

Limited first edition of the author’s first collection of short stories, one of only 600 copies, affectionately inscribed by Porter on the dedication leaf: “For James —— with all good wishes. Remembering again the wonderful day I first saw this little book, October 1930. Katherine Anne Porter, Roxbury Road, 25 May 1956. Why do I write as I do? As well ask: why am I myself? Sorry. I don’t know the answer to either of these questions! K.A.P.” $950.

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KATHERINE ANNE PORTER’S FRENCH SONG-BOOK, SIGNED BY HER AND INSCRIBED BY GLENWAY WESCOTT

PORTER, Katherine Anne. French Song-Book. New York, 1933.

Signed limited first edition, number 255 of 595 copies signed by Porter. This copy additionally inscribed on the limitation notice by poet Glenway Wescott to his neighbor, the Saturday Evening Post editor Roul Tunley. $750.

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"A JOYOUS REMEMBRANCE"

PORTER, Katherine Anne. Christmas Story. New York, 1958.

First separate edition, warmly inscribed on the title page to her old friend and publisher from the thirties, the co-founder of Harrison of Paris, Barbara [Harrison] Wescott: “For Barbara this belated New Year Greeting. With love, Katherine Anne. 12 January 1962. Her personal 12th or 3 King’s Night!”. $750.

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