Fine. No Jacket. Beige cloth over boards with lettering and detail in paper label on upper board; pp. . Number 230 from a limited Bruccoli Clark collector's edition of 350 copies, signed by Cozzens on the limitation page. Book is without flaw. A lovely production, with illustrated flourishes and illuminated initials in text.
Fine. No Jacket. Signed by the author, James Gould Cozzens. This is one of 50 numbered copies of this book that were not for sale to the public. Although this book is not marked in anyway, it came from the personal collection of the co-publisher, the late bibliographer Matthew J. Bruccoli. 1974. Hardcover, tan cloth. 31 pp. A Fine copy, tight, clean and unmarked. Matthew Joseph Bruccoli (1931-2008) was the foremost F. Scott Fitzgerald scholar and bibliographer of his time. Additionally, he wrote on, and edited critical editions of Hemingway, Hammett, Cozzens, Thomas Wolfe, John O'Hara, and Vladimir Nabokov. He studied bibliography under the tutelage of Fredson Bowers and worked with Jacob Blanck on the Bibliography of American Literature. He was responsible for the republication and rediscovery of dozens of forgotten American novels, and went on to be the editor and publisher of the 400+ volume Dictionary of Literary Biography, and was the chief editor of the University of Pittsburgh Press bibliography series.
COZZENS, James Gould. A FLOWER IN HER HAIR. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan & Columbia, South Carolina: Bruccoli Clark, 1974. 8vo., tan cloth with paper cover label. Signed, Limited Edition of 350 numbered copies, of which 300 were for sale. This copy is one of the 50 copies not for sale and numbered "329 Not For Sale" on the limitation page. This copy is also inscribed by the publishers-by Matthew J. Bruccoli on the front endpaper and with a signed presentation by Frazer Clark Jr. on the half-title page. Fine. $100.00.
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