Bob Slocum was a promising executive. He had an attractive wife, three children, a nice house, and as many mistresses as he desired. His life was settled and ordered; he had conformed and society demanded he be happy - or at least pretend to be, but the pretence was becoming more and more difficult, as Slocum's discontent grew into an overwhelming ...
Bob Slocum was a promising executive. He had an attractive wife, three children, a nice house, and as many mistresses as he desired. His life was settled and ordered; he had conformed and society demanded he be happy - or at least pretend to be, but the pretence was becoming more and more difficult, as Slocum's discontent grew into an overwhelming sense of desolation, frustration and fear. And then something happened...
Good in good dust jacket. Signed by author. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 569 p. Audience: General/trade. Oct 1974 hd stated 1st ed flatsigned by author on ffep. Staining on dj, folds on front flap, a lot of foxing, else text clean, binding tight.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author Inscribed copy of Heller; s first book after Catch 22. Heller has inscribed the book "To Verne ____, With [pleasure. Thanks for the ride. Best wishes to you and all in the family. Joseph Heller 9/15/75 Los Angeles". 569 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Alfred A Knopf, Inc. (ISBN 0394465687). 1974 fourth printing. Book: Very good. Clean and complete. No remainder marks. Not ex-library. Unmarked. Small owner name and address sticker inside front cover. Dust Jacket: Very good. Unclipped., Small wear spots at corners. Closed tear at upper rear edge. Mild edge wear. 39.
Collectible: Good. 1975 first Corgi printing. Paperback. Spine creased. Moderate wear. Text is clean, unmarked. (Shelf location: H1) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 8vo. 0394465687. First edition/first printing, in Near Fine condition with light sunning to board edges in spine faded, Very Good+ dust-jacket with minor shelf wear. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number and signature on front paste down; Author's third book and second novel.
Very fine in very fine unclipped dj (the K&B First Edition Circle bookmark is laid in). First Edition. A Novel. One of an unknown number of copies of the first edition signed by Heller on the front flyleaf for Kroch's & Brentano's First Edition Circle (with K&B bookmark-card laid into book. Stated first edition, first printing, with full number row "24689753" (at this time Random House so designated its first printings) and no notice of any later printing on copyright page. Coming-of-middle-age tale & second novel by the famed author of CATCH-22. Thick 8vo black cloth.
Very Good in Very Good- jacket. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE-PAGE, a portion of this book first appeared in 'Esquire'. 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", 569 pgs; "Slocum once was new, valuable, eagerly waiting to grow into the good life sure to come. Now he is what he is, & his life is what it is. What happened? Something. " (from DJ) DJ moderately faded at spine.
Fine in Very Good jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) 1974 Knopf Stated First Edition/First printing **SIGNED** on the ffep and in F/VG condition. The HB is clean and tight with virtually no wear. The unclipped DJ has repaired slits along the left front side and now in mylar.
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