Nov 21, 2013 - Sale 2332

Sale 2332 - Lot 30

Price Realized: $ 4,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,000
CARVER, RAYMOND. Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? 8vo, publisher's 1/4 blue cloth, minor rubbing to spine ends; dust jacket, soft creasing along folds. New York: McGraw-Hill, (1976)

Additional Details

first edition of carver's first short story collection. an extraordinary presentation copy, warmly inscribed to his mother in the year of publication: "For my mother / with all love and affection / yr. son, Ray. / March 1976." With his additional signature on the title-page, and a photograph of a teenage Carver laid-in. A fine copy.