Very Good+ in Very Good- jacket. First Edition; (A-12.60[V]). Sml 8vo in brown cloth stamped in gold. Unmarked VG+ in dust jacket with sml chips to spn ends and sml non-open tears to the frnt pnl; overall VG-, in clear dust jacket cvr. The author's first novel. The editors of Charles Scribner's Sons had chosen this book as the first Maxwell E. Perkins Commemorative Novel, in honor of their former head editor to single out certain new novels by writers of singular promise.
Near Fine in Good+ jacket. Book Gold-stamped brown cloth. Nice dj, w/ photo of author by Marie Pierre Salem, has chips, esp. spine ends. "The Maxwell E. Perkins Commemorative Novel." No names or bkplates. A few minute dot stains to fore-edge. 17118 shelf.
Near Fine in Very Good+ jacket. 248 pgs. Very clean brown cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Binding tight & square, pages clean. Tiny P/O label on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with very light wear at top & bottom of spine, small closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This is a Maxwell E. Perkins Commemorative Novel--chosen by by the editor's of Scribners as a new novel by a writer of singular promise.
Very Good. 248 pp. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. Inscribed by author. Cocked and bowed lightly. Bumping to sp. ends, sm. bump to front lower edge. Fading to spine. Name plate to fpd. Light browning to textblock and edges of a few pages.
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