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The Bad Seed

by March, William

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New York: Rinehart and Company, Inc, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Very good/very good. First edition of The Bad Seed by William March, in the first state dust jacket.. Octavo, 247pp. Black cloth, pink boards, title in pink on spine. Rinehart "R" on copyright page. Slight lean to text block, toning to edges of leaves, a very good example. In publisher's first state dust jacket, $3.00 retail price on front flap, faint sunning to spine, shelf wear, a very good example. (Barron, Horror Literature 4-211) Illustrated dust jacket by Lawrence S. Kamp. The Bad Seed was William March's last novel to be published before his passing in May of 1954.


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The Bad Seed
March, William
First edition of The Bad Seed by William March, in the first state dust jacket.
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First Edition, First Printing
Rinehart and Company, Inc
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New York
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March, William March, William March first edition, William March signed, The Bad Seed, The Bad Seed first edition, The Bad Seed signed, Company K

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The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
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Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
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