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Edna Earle's Uncle Daniel Ponder is quite a character in the town of Clay, Mississippi: he carries a Stetson, dresses fit to kill in a snow white ...Show synopsisEdna Earle's Uncle Daniel Ponder is quite a character in the town of Clay, Mississippi: he carries a Stetson, dresses fit to kill in a snow white suit and is as good as gold - everyone will admit that. But the trouble with Uncle Ponder is he's as rich, as Croesus and a great deal too generous. He gave Edna Earle a hotel, and once he even tried to give away his own lot in a cemetery. But when his first marriage to Miss 'Teacake' Magee didn't work out, he needed someone else to give things to. So he married seventeen -year-old Bonnie Dee Peacock from a poor backwoods family who 'could cut hair and looked as though a good gust of wind might carry her off'. She was carried off, but not by the wind - and the result, related in Edna Earle's rattling tongue, is a masterpiece of comic absurdity:Hide synopsis
Description:Fine in fine dust jacket. Harcourt, Brace and Co., New York, NY...Fine in fine dust jacket. Harcourt, Brace and Co., New York, NY, 1984. Later Printing, Fine-/Fine-, Paperback, Size=5.5"x8.", 156 pages. Clean, tight & bright. No ink names, tears, chips, etc. ISBN 0156729156 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Description:Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 0151730733. 8vo 8"-9" tall;...Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 0151730733. 8vo 8"-9" tall; 156 pages; Later printing. Inscribed and signed by Welty on the front flyleaf to longtime acquaintance and friend, Jere Real. Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. 1/4 cloth and pictorial paper boards are clean and neat; binding snug. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with mild sunning to the spine panel. Price clipped front top corner of front flap. VG++/VG; Signed by Author.
Description:Krush. Fine in very good(+) jacket. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d...Krush. Fine in very good(+) jacket. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. New York; Harcourt Brace, (1954). Book club edition, in a very good, price-clipped jacket, with a presentation from Welty to theater critic Howard Kissel, "with all good wishes".
Description:Very good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. 158 p. illus. 21 cm....Very good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. 158 p. illus. 21 cm. Includes Illustrations. This is the hardcover only stated Harcourt Edition from 1954. Other than a clipped back cardholder flyleaf (ex lib), both the cover and the book are in excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, etc. and the pages and binding are tight. This wonderful, impossible-to-find item is available for purchase now! **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. NAME YOUR PRICE! ! ! Due to the vagaries of market fluctuations, an item's listed price should be considered a guideline. Serious buyers are welcome to make a BEST OFFER on each and every item listed, with the assurance that ALL reasonable offers will be accepted!
Description:Fair. Signed. Signed by author on half-title page. Foxing to...Fair. Signed. Signed by author on half-title page. Foxing to dust jacket and top of closed page edges. Dust jacket has a couple tears and creasing. Shows definite wear and perhaps considerable marking on inside. 100% money back guarantee. Ships quickly! Thanks for looking!
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