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Twelfth [12th] U.S. Infantry 1798-1919: Its Story by Its Men

By: Aloe, Alfred; Gordon, Clifton R. (Preface); Taft, William Howard (Foreword)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Members of the Twelfth U.S. Infantry / The Knickerbocker Press: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201686

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed, inscribed & dated May 1st 1919 by Clifton R. Gordon, a member of the 12th infantry, and the author of the preface. Light 1 inch smudge on front board, front & end matter lightly foxed. xvi, 425 pp. Original blue cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders. Black & white photographs throughout, several woodcuts. Frontispiece of 12th infantry commander Alfred Aloe. View more info

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Cote the Wood Carver (The Canadian Art Series) [Jean-Baptiste Côté]

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Ryerson Press: 1943

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275900

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author on front flyleaf ('To my dear friend Nella Sachs, who helped me to select the illustrations, Marius Barbeau'). Hella Sachs was an artist, and wife of Julian Street, Jr. This volume was acquired along with a collection of other books from Street's personal library. Board edges faded, a couple smudges on rear board. 1943 Hard Cover. 43, [3] pp. A brief study of the career of Jean-Baptiste Côté, who worked as a figure-head carver. Illustrate... View more info

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Haida Carvers in Argillite (Bulletin No. 139, Anthropological Series No. 38)

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources, National Museum of Canada: 1957

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276386

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on title page. ALS with original envelope, signed pamphlet, and newspaper article laid in. 1957 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 214 pp. The second volume on Haida art published by the National Museum of Canada, after Haida Myths Illustrated in Argillite Carvings (1953). Black-and-white photographs of artifacts throughout. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scho... View more info

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Tsimsyan Myths, Illustrated (National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 174, Anthropological Series No. 51)

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Museum of Canada: 1961

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276393

Condition: Good


Inscribed to Hella Sachs, signed, and dated by author on title page, signed on front wrapper also. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges rubbed with minor loss from spine head and foot, pages toned. 1961 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. v, [1], 97, [1] pp. A collection of native folklore, illustrated with woodcuts. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rh... View more info

Image for Louis Jobin, Statuaire (1845-1928) (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1943, Tome XXXVII [37])

Louis Jobin, Statuaire (1845-1928) (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1943, Tome XXXVII [37])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1943

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276907

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased. 1943 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 17-23, [1] pp. French text. A brief study of the career of a Canadian sculptor. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions ... View more info

Image for Modalite Dans Nos Melodies Populaires (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1944, Tome XXXVIII [38])

Modalite Dans Nos Melodies Populaires (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1944, Tome XXXVIII [38])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1944

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276909

Condition: Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased, minor loss from corners, light stain on top page margin. 1944 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 15-25, [1] pp. French text, title translates as Modality in Our Popular Melodies. A brief study of music. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a... View more info

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The Indian Speaks

By: Barbeau, Marius; Melvin, Grace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. / The Macmillan Company of Canada, Ltd.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276387

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed to 'Mme Hella Sachs', signed (in French), and dated (15 Mai 1943) by author on front flyleaf. This volume was acquired from the personal library of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Lacks jacket. Spine lightly toned, corners rubbed and slightly exposed. 117, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of native folklore, illustrated with woodcuts. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and... View more info

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Mission, Marcel-Proust: The Story of an Unusual O.S.S. Undertaking

By: Booth, Waller B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dorrance & Company: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276901

ISBN: 0805917047

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('All best wishes to my old friend, Pete Street, Wally Booth, 25 June 1976'). This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., who went by Pete to differentiate himself from his father, the prominent author. Jacket toned. 1972 Hard Cover. 168 pp. 8vo. An account of clandestine operations during World War II, by the commander of Mission Marcel-Proust. View more info

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The Dragons and George

By: Cadigan, George L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G. Cadigan: 1987

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1528194

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed & signed by author. Spine faded. 1987 Trade Paperback. 255 pp. A history of the Cadigan family, from early times in Ireland to today, featuring various notes, documents, etc. View more info

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The Hotel Eden: Stories

By: Carlson, Ron

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269564

ISBN: 0393040682

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('For Steve, who has been true! Your friend, Ron Carlson'). A bit smoky, page ridges faintly foxed. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. 8vo. A dozen stories feature a young man who discovers that Eden is not a permanent residence, a baseball player who accidentally becomes a killer, and a teenager from Phoenix who experiences an unsettling sexual awakening. View more info

Image for The Arachnid Order Chelonethida (Stanford University Publications University Series, Biological Sciences, Volume VII, Number 1 [Vol. 7, No. I])

The Arachnid Order Chelonethida (Stanford University Publications University Series, Biological Sciences, Volume VII, Number 1 [Vol. 7, No. I])

By: Chamberlin, Joseph Conrad

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1931

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2260279

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to fellow arachnologist Robert L. Gering (from whose library this volume was acquired) and signed by author on dedication page, signed by author again without inscription on title page. Possible custom rebinding (we have another copy from the same collection in red cloth with gilt titles on the spine - this is plain brown cloth with no title on the exterior). Rear hinge a bit shaken. 1931 Hard Cover. 284 pp. 8vo. A study of pseudoscorpions by an arachnologist w... View more info

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A New Pleiade: Selected Poems

By: Chappell, Fred; Cherry, Kelly; Dillard, R.H.W.; Galvin, Brendan; Garrett, George; Slavitt, David R.; Taylor, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: LSU Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2117909

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed & signed by one contributor (Kelly Cherry) on title page ('To Abe, I thought this might interest you. Hope so! Love and admiration forever. Kelly, 11/98'). First edition. Rear jacket flap lightly creased.Very Good. 1998 Hard Cover. A New Pleiade is a celebration of close literary friendships among seven eminent American poets -- Fred Chappell, Kelly Cherry, R. H. W. Dillard, Brendan Galvin, George Garrett, David R. Slavitt, and Henry Taylor. The affection, fun,... View more info

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Russian Literature in the Age of Catherine the Great: A Collection of Essays

By: Cross, A.G. (Editor); Rice, James L; Hart, Pierre R.; Budgen David E.; Jones, W. Gareth; Baehr, Stephen L.; Page, Tanya; Smith, G.S.; Cross, A.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Willem A. Meeuws: 1976

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1291610

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed & signed by author. Association copy -- from the working library of Professor Brenda Meehan, fellow expert on Russian studies. Light wear. 1976 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: Introduction; The Memoirs of A.T. Bolotov and Russian Literary History; Continuity and Change in the Russian Ode; Fedor Emin and the Beginnings of the Russian Novel; A Trojan Horse within the Walls of Classicism: Russian Classicism and The National Specific; Radishchev's Polemic Against Sentim... View more info

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Marcus Whitman, M.D.: Pioneer and Martyr

By: Drury, Clifford Merrill

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265347

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #494 of 500 copies. Signed twice by author: once on limitation page, and again on the half-title page with an inscription to a friend: To Dr. Cornelius J. Brosnan, authority on Northwest History, teacher of youth, scholar, and friend, this book is inscribed by the author with best wishes, Clifford M. Drury, June 8. 1938'. Edges lightly rubbed with bottom fore-edge corners exposed, Brosnan's name in pencil on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. 473, [3] pp. ... View more info

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From Heroin to San Quentin: A Novel

By: Duffy, Clinton T.; Linkletter, Eva Irene; Cranston, Alan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Java Books, Morro Bay: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2022010

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed & signed by Eva Irene Linkletter to Carlson Wade, her literary agent, on front endpaper. Very faint stain to front endpaper along binding edge. Includes original jacket.Very Good. 1977 Hard Cover. 304 pp. A novel focusing on the struggle of a heroin addict during his time in San Quentin prison. View more info

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The Advantage of Being Born Poor (SPECIAL SIGNED COPY)

By: Eastman, Whitney Haskins

Price: $50.00

Publisher: s.n.: 1966

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1838960

Condition: Good


Signed by Whitney to his personal friends Tom and Mabeth Hope. Includes a glued-in article from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle following Whitney's death, and two tipped-in correspondences from the Eastman family to the Hope family. The first is a Christmas letter from Whitney and his wife Karen, and the second is another letter sent the next January after his death. The first is signed by both Karen and Whitney, and the second is tenderly notated and signed by Karen.... View more info

Image for Report to Hon. Harold W. Baker, City Manager of a Study of Flood Conditions in the Genesee River, Having Specific Relation to a Civic Center, also to the General Subject of Flood Protection for the City of Rochester, together with a Digest of Former Reports -- Also a Reference to the Large Floods of 1935, 1936 and 1937 in the Eastern Part of the United States, 1925-1937 [with] 1865 Rochester Flood Carte-de-Visite

Report to Hon. Harold W. Baker, City Manager of a Study of Flood Conditions in the Genesee River, Having Specific Relation to a Civic Center, also to the General Subject of Flood Protection for the City of Rochester, together with a Digest of Former Reports -- Also a Reference to the Large Floods of 1935, 1936 and 1937 in the Eastern Part of the United States, 1925-1937 [with] 1865 Rochester Flood Carte-de-Visite

By: Fisher, Edwin A.; Covas, Perfecto A.; Freeman, John R.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Henderson-Mosher, Inc.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205234

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Presentation copy - bookplate signed by author affixed to front endpaper. 1865 CDV photograph taken in Rochester during the Genesee River flood laid in. Spine lightly soiled, edges of a few pages faintly foxed. 1937 Hard Cover. xix, 251 pp. 8vo. Numerous fold-out figures, tables, and plates (120 total) throughout text. A report presented to the Rochester, New York's city management regarding the history of flooding in the Genesee River area, with recommend... View more info

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Never a Dull Moment

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201858

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Association copy - signed & inscribed by Gerling to friends of his, with a postcard and a short typed letter to the same laid in, both referring to a shared interest in music. Very good in good jacket. A few jacket tears repaired with tape on reverse, jacket lightly toned, still nice under fresh mylar. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 322 pp. A collection of short writings by the author of Smugtown, U.S.A. and Good Enoug... View more info

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The Southwest Review Reader

By: Hartley, Margaret L.; Maxwell, Allen; Oates, Joyce Carol; Horgan, Paul; et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: SMU Press, Dallas: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2118879

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by editor and inscribed to a close friend on front endpaper ('For Abe Rothberg, whose friendship during twenty-six years has meant much to me personally and whose contributions have added greatly to the value as well as the prestige of the Southwest Review. With every possible good wish, Margaret, 6-4-79'). Minimal wear to jacket corners.Near Fine. 1974 Hard Cover. xiv, 242 pp. 8vo. A collection of literary works (short stories and poetry) by variou... View more info

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Monroe Country (1821-1971): The Sesqui-Centennial Account of the History of Monroe County, New York [Sesquicentennial]

By: Hosmer, Howard C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Flower City Printing, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201949

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on front endpaper. Laid in is a note written by a Democrat & Chronicle photographer explaining his relationship with Hosmer. Near fine in good jacket. 1 inch chip from jacket corner. 1971 Hard Cover. 327 pp. A sesquicentennial history of Monroe County in Western New York, by the editor of the Rochester Times-Union newspaper. View more info

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Toward Daybreak: Poems

By: Hutchison, [Hazel] Collister; Romains, Jules

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1950

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276385

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('For Mrs. Hella Sachs, with best wishes and thanking her for a memorable evening. There is no loneliness. There is only longing to love - Page 57, Hazel Colliston Hutchison, February 8th, 1962'). This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella Sachs's husband. Jacket price clipped, jacket toned, edges lightly rubbed. 1950 Hard Cover. 88, [6] pp. 8vo. A collection o... View more info

Mold of Fortune: Lionel B. Kavanaugh and the First Half Century of Plastics

By: Kean, Sumner

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Standard Tool Company: 1959

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1309112

Condition: Very Good


Presentation copy. Note from author to previous owner laid in. Small ink mark on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. 90 pp. CONTENTS: 'Bob'; Horn to Plastics; Birth of a Business; Turning Point; Molding of Plastics; Second World War; Expansion Era; Travel; Lost Wax Successor; Pianist and Fisherman; Second Generation; Management Group; Sales; Financial; Labor; Half Century. ILLUSTRATIONS: Lionel B. Kavanaugh; Lionel and Ada Kavanaugh; Golf, Gardening and... View more info

Image for First Person: Canada's First Woman Senator - A Biography of Cairine Wilson [with] Three Signed Letters from the Author to a Contributor of Source Material

First Person: Canada's First Woman Senator - A Biography of Cairine Wilson [with] Three Signed Letters from the Author to a Contributor of Source Material

By: Knowles, Valerie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275902

ISBN: 1550020293

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Laid in are three letters (two TLSs, one ALS) from the author to Hella Street, asking for and thanking Mrs. Street for her assistance in providing letters that were used as a source for this work. Mrs. Street is cited in the 'unpublished sources' section of Knowles's bibliography. Hella Street was the wife of Julian Street, Jr., and this volume was acquired along with a collection of other books from Street's personal library. Also laid in is an envelope s... View more info

Image for Magnalia Christi Americana; or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England, from its First Planting, in the Year 1620, unto the Year of Our Lord 1698. In Seven Books., in Two Volumes, with an Introduction and Occasional Notes, and Translations of the Hebrew, Greek, and Latin Quotations [Beecher-Stowe Family Copy]

Magnalia Christi Americana; or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England, from its First Planting, in the Year 1620, unto the Year of Our Lord 1698. In Seven Books., in Two Volumes, with an Introduction and Occasional Notes, and Translations of the Hebrew, Greek, and Latin Quotations [Beecher-Stowe Family Copy]

By: Mather, Cotton; Robbins, Thomas; Robinson, Lucius F.

Price: $3,750.00

Publisher: Silas Andrus & Son.: 1853

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1955932

Condition: Very Good


Second American edition, including a new preface and the preface from the 1820 edition. This copy belonged to the Stowe family, and is quite likely the precise copy referenced in Harriet Beecher Stowe's 'Poganuc People': It was a happy hour when [father] brought home and set up in his book-case Cotton Mather's Magnalia, in a new edition of two volumes. (quoted in Baker, America's Gothic Fiction: The Legacy of Magnalia Christi America, p. 5). Harriet is noted as among the... View more info

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Behold the Women: A Tribute to Sisters and Nuns of the Catholic Church in the United States and Other Countries

By: Paulos, Daniel Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St. Bernadette Institute of Sacred Art: 1994

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200541

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with letter. 1994 Large Hardcover. 208 pp. 11 1/8 x 8 5/8. Numerous photographs. Signed association copy with letter, The personal testimonies in this book were written from the heart, by people of all walks of life and levels of education...Keywords: NUNS RELIGION CATHOLIC CHURCH HISTORY BIOGRAPHY MONASTICISM CATHOLICISM RELIGIOUS CHRISTIAN CHRISTIANITY DANIEL THOMAS PAULOS View more info

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First Symphony: A Sonnet Sequence

By: Pulsifer, Harold Trowbridge

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276397

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('Dear Julian Street -- I send you this in gratitude - duly acknowledged on page 95 for your friendly interest in my effort to crowd a full course dinner into a sonnet -- A college boy read it last night and exclaimed God, that makes me hungry! -- Harold T Pulsifer'). The referenced page is marked with pencil in the margin, next to the text reading I am indebted to Julian Street's 'Where Paris Dines' and to ... View more info

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Visions

By: Rochester Institute of Technology

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rochester Institute of Technology: 1979

Seller ID: 2276528

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to Kener Bond, former assistant dean of the College of Fine & Applied Arts, by then dean Robert Johnston. Front hinge loose, revealing that a Kodak ad was used as a backer for the spine. Easily repaired, and otherwise an excellent copy. 1979 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A sesquicentennial publication celebrating the individuals who helped make the Rochester Institute of Technology a success. Color photographs throughout. View more info

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Twenty Years of the Frederic W. Goudy Award

By: School of Printing Management and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Press of the Good Mountain, School of Printing Management and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2276527

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 5000 copies. Inscribed to Kener Bond, former assistant dean of the College of Fine & Applied Arts, and signed with a doodle of a mouse by 'MayJo' (Mary Jo Scott), the artist who illustrated the book. 1988 Large Softcover. xiii, [3], 79, [1] pp. A history of the award celebrating typographic excellence and its first twenty recipients. View more info

Image for Into the Wilderness with the Army of the Potomac [Inscribed Presentation Copy with Two TLSs]

Into the Wilderness with the Army of the Potomac [Inscribed Presentation Copy with Two TLSs]

By: Scott, Robert Garth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1988

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2194921

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed & signed by author on half-title page ('To Dr. William F. Hanna, with best wishes from a fellow laborer in the Civil War vineyard. Robert Gareth Scott, 2/11/89'), with two typed letters, also signed, laid in with envelope. One letter thanks Dr. Hanna for providing information on several individuals of the period, particularly the Barlow family, which Scott explains he is using as he writes another book. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this... View more info

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A Light in the Attic: Poems and Drawings

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2262383

ISBN: 0060256737

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Very good in near fine supplied jacket (ISBN-13 on rear panel indicates it was a later issue). Signed by author with original sketch in black ink on front endpapers, with a signed note of authentication from his personal friend and longtime bookseller Fred Koller, with whom Silverstein co-wrote a number of songs. Spine and cover edges faded, ink gift note and owner address on front endpapers. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 167, [9... View more info