Collector's Corner

Our Collector's Corner includes publishers' fine limited editions that sell for many times the price of their regular print run, as well as a handful of rare copies that have escalated greatly in value. We offer them under market, but above the price when originally published.

The Boo (signed by Pat Conroy and The Boo) Pat Conroy

THE BOO is Pat Conroy's account and tribute to the assistant commandant of cadets at The Citadel. Lt. Colonel Nugent Courvoisie (The Boo) served from 1961 - 1968. Pat Conroy graduated in 1967.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Pat Conroy and the Boo (Lt. Colonel Nugent Courvoisie)...

The Death of Santini Pat Conroy

THE DEATH OF SANTINI is autobiographical and  introduces fans to new members of Pat Conroy's family, and the continuing  exposure of family struggle and finally - forgiveness. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last several decades. We...

The Great Santini - Signed First Edition Pat Conroy

THE GREAT SANTANI introduced the world to Pat's father, marine fighter pilot Don Conroy, who through his brutality, almost single-handedly shaped the amazing writing career of his son.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Pat Conroy on the title page at the store.  It is a new, unread...

The Great Santini Pat Conroy

THE GREAT SANTANI introduced the world to Pat's father, marine fighter pilot Don Conroy, who through his brutality, almost single-handedly shaped the amazing writing career of his son.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Pat Conroy on the title page at the store.  It is a new, unread...

My Losing Season Pat Conroy

MY LOSING SEASON covers Pat's time as captain of the Citadel basketball team and the effects their brutal coach had on all the players.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Pat Conroy on the title page at the store.   It is a new, unread hardback edition opened only for signing....

My Reading Life Pat Conroy

MY READING LIFE My Reading Life is a love letter to readers allowing all to share in Pat's favorite writers and titles, as well as finding what all was involved in hooking him on reading. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last...

All The Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE is one of the most universally praised books in the history of our store. Set in occupied France during World War Two, this haunting story will change the way the reader thinks of fate, love and history.   

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Anthony Doerr...

Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music John Fogerty

FORTUNATE SON: MY LIFE, MY MUSIC is John Fogerty's life from soup to nuts. He wrote this biography just like his songs - straight-forward! It is chock-full of dynamite private pictures, including a shot of his songwriting notebook he purchased in 1967 - the first entry is Proud Mary. This is a must-have for...

The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel Neil Gaiman

THE GRAVEYARD BOOK includes illustrations by many of the luminaries of the comic book world, with cover illustration by P. Craig Russell. Both books of the earlier edition are bound together and there are thirty-two extra pages of notes and illustrations. The story is of a normal boy - except he lives in a graveyard...

The Associate - Limited Edition John Grisham

THE ASSOCIATE a unique cast of characters, including lawyers and a possible rapist involved in a story with all the twists and turns that have made a Grisham thriller thrilling. 

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by John Grisham  on a page that was bound into the book. It is a new,...