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FABLES

by Hobbs, Anne Stevenson (Editor)

Condition: Very Good


London: The Victoria and Albert Museum. Very Good. 1986. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover in dust jacket. This book is hard-bound in red cloth ,with gilt stamping to the spine, in a very nice dust jacket. The binding is solid. The contents are bright and clean, with illustrations. Laid-in at the front is an ANs (Autograph Note Signed) and a greeting card, with an autograph note both written/signed by Anne Stevenson Hobbs. From the collection of Cuthbert Christian Thambimuttu (1945-2019) of Columbus, Ohio - known to many of his bookseller, author, and illustrator friends as "Tubby." He was persistent in the pursuit of autographed books by the writers and artists he admired, including Gorey, Sendak, Heaney, Byatt, Morrison, Updike and many more. Joseph Heller once wrote to Tubby in response to one more "please sign and return" request: "This is turning out to be a hell of a lot of work!" All signed books unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic. Many of the books are inscribed to both Cuthbert and his great friend of more than two decades Antonia Gale Moss. .
  • Bookseller: Hoffman Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 76541
  • Title: FABLES
  • Author: Hobbs, Anne Stevenson (Editor)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover in dust jacket
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1986
  • Keywords: Anne Stevenson Hobbs


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