Ventures in Editing.
Huntington Beach, CA: James Cahill Publishing, 1995. Manuscript. First Edition. xi, 95 pp. 8vo. Proof Edition: Proof copy bound in maroon cloth and with the colophon of the 26 copy "Lettered Edition" with “Proof Copy” written where the number of this copy would be written. Produced in an edition of 50 copies. Fine in a fine slipcase. Signed by the author and with Michener’s red JAM “chop” stamped on colophon. [Groseclose A.069a] According to the Groseclose bibliography (James A. Michener: A Bibliography), Michener only signed 148 copies of the Limited Edition.
The published version of Ventures in Editing included two essays, "My Advice to Young America" and "The Writer and His Machine," which takes a hard look at kidney failure. The book featured two versions..... More