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A Dove of the East and Other Stories by  Mark HELPRIN - Signed First Edition - 1975 - from abookshop and Biblio.com

A Dove of the East and Other Stories

by HELPRIN, Mark

Condition: Near Fine/VG++


NY: Knopf, 1975. Publisher's remainder device to bottom edge. Light wear to dustwrapper at spine ends. Overall, a tight, clean copy of the first edition of the author's first book. With a dustwrapper blurb by John Gardner. Five of these stories first appeared in The New Yorker. Laid in is a bookplate Inscribed, Signed and Dated (11/28/03) by the author. . AUTHOR-SIGNED Bookplate. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.


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