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For Authors Only and Other Gloomy Essays - SIGNED by  Kenneth Roberts - First Edition - 1935 - from Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member and

For Authors Only and Other Gloomy Essays - SIGNED

by Roberts, Kenneth

Condition: Very Good

Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc., 1935. This FIRST EDTION hard cover is in VERY GOOD + CONDITION, with a dust jacket in VG condition, showing some edge wear/tear/chips, protected in a mylar cover. AUTHORS INSCRIPTION reads "With Best Wishes, Kenneth Roberts". 446pp with 4 pp of publisher ads, bound in blue cloth with blind stamped design, & gilt design/lettering. Slight lower edge rubbing, with page darkening. Newspaper articles about the author, in plastic, laid in. BINDING AND HINGES STRONG AND TIGHT. No labels, inscriptions or markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Haberstock, Robert B..


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