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KATHERINE ANNE PORTER

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FONDLY INSCRIBED BY KATHERINE ANNE PORTER

PORTER, Katherine Anne. Ship of Fools. Boston, 1962.

First edition, fondly inscribed by Porter on the half title: “For Chloe Parning, By Katherine Anne Porter, again with every good wish to you and your brother-may you and all yours live long in your devoted love-many happy birthdays-July 10th 1973.” $1400.

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INSCRIBED BY KATHERINE ANNE PORTER

PORTER, Katherine Anne. Ship of Fools. Boston Toronto, 1962.

First edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's first and only full-length novel—a "miraculously brilliant book" (New York Times)—inscribed on the half title by Porter mere days after publication, "For Richard E. Blackshaw, Katherine Anne Porter 5th April 1962." $1400.

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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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