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I Will Not Go to Market Today.

by Harry Allard

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New York, NY The Dial Press, 1979. Hardcover First Edition (1979); Second Printing (1980). Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. The Book shows light wear to the extremities; very slight spine lean; the mildest rubbing and just a hint of soiling to the panels; some residue from a partially removed price sticker at the upper corner of the front free endpaper; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, tighly bound, showing some minor flaws. The DJ shows moderate rubbing and and a little faint soiling; light wear to extremities, with a short tear at the top of the front hinge which is not completely closed; the price has not been clipped, but some sort of pre-publication price or other message has been clipped at the lower corner of the inside front flap; mylar-protected. A reasonably attrractive copy in the rarely encountered DJ. REMAINDER, showing spray at the bottom edge of the text block, which has also bled into the lower edge of the panels. This may be a Book-Club, given the clipped corner referred to above. Not an Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 7.1 x 0.45 inches). 32 pages. Illustrated by James Marshall. Language: English. Weight: 9.8 ounces. A Junior Literary Guild Selection. Trade Edition. First Edition (1979); Second Printing (1980). Hardback with DJ.


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