Fine. The is the Revised Edition. Collector Copy SIGNED by Hilaire Hiler on a specially designed gold label which states the limitation at 500 copies. Though not called for, this copy is INSCRIBED by Henry Miller to longtime friend Kenny Du Main on the cover & signed in 1976. Fine in stapled wrappers. Most uncommon signed by Miller.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 12 x 8 x 1 inches. Pages are clean with no markings from previous owners. End papers are oxidized. Light wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Binding is square and tight. Boards are clean but worn along edges, spine ends and corners. Text block is lightly soiled. Dust jacket has creases, chips, closed tears, scuffing and rubbing along edges, and msot notably at spine ends and corners. Dust jacket has light soiling to back cover. Dust jacket is in a protective mylar cover.
Very Good in Good jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Jacket is in good condition with some light wear to the covers and edges and is price clipped. Book is in very good condition with no visible defects. Binding is tight and pages are clean.
Very Good in Poor jacket. 6 x 9. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor. 6 x 9. Dj is missing sections and is very worn. 108 pages of discussion about abstract art. Full cloth exterior with title on spine in gold. Interior is unmarked, tight and clean.
Very Good; Fair. 1948 Falcon Press, First British Edition. Hardcover book has dark red cloth-covered boards and gold spine lettering. Spine ends and bottom corners bumped. Endpapers have tanned areas. Binding tight. Pages are tanned but not brittle. Pages clean and unmarked. 108 pages. Dust jacket is somewhat fragile, and has tattered top and bottom edges, with several pieces missing from edges, as well as several tears. Jacket also has chipped spine edges and small hole in back. A few marks on back of jacket as well. Contents: Why abstract? By Hilaire Hiler. --A note on Hilaire Hiler, by William Saroyan. --A Letter by Henry Miller. --Postscript by Hilaire Hiler. Carefully packed, shipped in a box. First British Edition. Includes dust jacket.
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