Doctorow's magnificent first novel follows the story of how the town of Hard Times in the Dakota Territory got its name. An early example of the ...Show synopsisDoctorow's magnificent first novel follows the story of how the town of Hard Times in the Dakota Territory got its name. An early example of the brilliance of Doctorow, repackaged to match World's Fair and his other bestsellers. Reprint from Bantam.Hide synopsis
Description:Movie Tie-in Edition. Very Good. Signed -----------paperback, a...Movie Tie-in Edition. Very Good. Signed -----------paperback, a solid Very Good copy, Henry Fonda on the cover, signed by ELD on the title page (without inscription), a scarce edition of this classic, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.
Description:Good to Very Good in Good to Very Good jacket. Signed on a...Good to Very Good in Good to Very Good jacket. Signed on a bookplate affixed to front free endpaper. Previous owner's small signature on front free endpaper. Usual darkening of page edges. 8vo-over 7? "-9? " tall. Signed by Author.
Description:Vg+ in VG jacket. 8vo. Black lettered quarter cream cloth over...Vg+ in VG jacket. 8vo. Black lettered quarter cream cloth over orange boards. Wrapped in decorative dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Ink name to front endpaper. Name stamp to rear endpaper. Scuff to dj on the spine eliminating the last three letters of the author's surname. General age toning to book. Still a collectible copy.
Description:Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed. First Edition. ...Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed. First Edition. "First Printing" is Stated. Signed, Inscribed and Dated by Author on the ffep. " Feb 5, 1965 / To David Westheimer, / a good writer + a good / man--/ Best wishes. / Ed Doctorow" [David Westheimer was an American novelist best known for writing the 1964 novel Von Ryan's Express which was adapted as a 1965 movie starring Frank Sinatra and Trevor Howard]. Quarter cream cloth over orange boards; black stamped lettering to front and spine. DJ has original price of "$3.50" on lower flap. top pag.
Description:Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a very good dust jacket...Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a very good dust jacket. Light tanning to the pages, as is common with this book. Darkening to the spine, common to this cheaply made jacket, and slight loss of paper at the top of the rear panel The author's first book, a Western set in the town of Hard Times a the close of the last 19th century. It serves as the setting for a parable of the strength of destructiveness and the weakness of good will. Signed by the author on the title page.
Description:First Printing. Octavo; 3/4 orange paper over quarter cream...First Printing. Octavo; 3/4 orange paper over quarter cream cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front panel; brown-orange topstain; 180pp, . Signed by Doctorow on the title page. Slight forward lean, with minor wear to lower corners and some of the usual tanning to text edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped and lightly edge-worn; Near Fine. Doctorow's first book, elusive in collectors condition, and basis for the 1967 Burt Kennedy film starring Henry Fonda, Aldo Ray, Warren Oates, and Janice Rule.
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