Raymond Carver Bibliography

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Raymond Carver, born 1938 and died 1988, was a respected American writer of short stories and verse. His early life was somewhat turbulent. There were problems with alcohol, as there was with his father, he also married his sixteen year old girlfriend when she became pregnant. It was not until a move to California that he went to college and studied literature etc that he began to write. Hi subsequent work has appeared al over the world. His work is sought by collectors, though it is mainly the American editions and the limited editions. The most valuable, as ever, is his first work , Near Klamath. All of the 1st edition books listed in this bibliography are of some collectable value
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Title   Date Notes
Put Yourself in My Shoes Capra 1974 500 copies in wraps, 75 numbered hardbacks
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please ? McGraw 1976  
Furious Seasons Capra 1977 100 signed, rest wraps
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love Knopf 1981 UK: 1982 Collins
The Pheasant Metacom 1982 Signed limited
Cathedral Knopf 1983 UK: 1984 Collins
The Stories of Raymond Carver Picador 1985 Softcover
My Father's Life Babcock 1986 Softcover, some signed
Those Days, Early Writings Rave 1987 Signed limited
Where I'm Calling From Atlantic 1988 UK:1993 Harvill
Elephant Jungle 1988 200 signed copies. UK: 1988 Harvill
Three Stories Engdahl 1990 400 copies

Poetry

Title   Date Notes
Near Klamath   1968 US in wraps
Winter Insomnia Kayak 1970 Wrappers
At Night the Salmon Move Capra 1976 100 signed hardcovers, rest in wraps
Distress Sale Lord John 1981 Single sheet 150, all signed
Two Poems Scarab 1982 Paperback 100 signed copies
This Water Ewart 1985 100 signed copies
Where Water Comes Together With Other Water Random 1985  
Ultramarine Random 1986  
Two Poems Ewart 1986 Signed limited
In a Marine Light Collins 1987  
The Painter and the Fish Ewart 1988 Signed limited
A New Path to the Waterfall Atlantic 1989 UK: 1989 Harvill
All of Us Harvill 1996 US: 1998 Knopf

Miscellaneous

Title   Date Notes
Fires Capra 1983 UK: 1985 Harvill
Music Ewart 1985 Signed limited
Dostoevsky A Screenplay Capra 1985  
No Heroics Please Harvill 1991 US: 1992 Vintage

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