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CALDER  AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY WITH PICTURES by  Alexander Calder - 1966 - from William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB and


by Calder, Alexander

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New York: Pantheon Books, 1966. Quarto. Natural linen, stamped in blue, white and black. Portrait. Pictorial endsheets. Photographs, illustrations and plates (some in color). Faint foxing to edges, otherwise very good or better in shelfworn dust jacket with two short, internally mended tears and a bit of dusting to the white portion of the rear panel. First edition. "Affectionately" inscribed by Calder to his Connecticut neighbors, dated 21 April 1967, and signed "Sandy Calder."


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