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by Back, Joe

Condition: Good

Denver: Sage, 1959. Book. Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). First Edition. 1st printing. Cloth. 117pp. Illustrated with drawings by the author. Endpaper drawings by the author. Presentation copy dated June, 1959, to a couple and signed "Joe and Mary Back." Laid in is a well-executed original drawing of rope, on now brown paper; could be by Back. It has the recipient's name on it, but may not be by the recipient. Covers quite thoroughly foxed. Tiny label on bottom of spine. No dj. Reading copy but collectible because of inscription. Very scarce title nonetheless..


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