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IT'S A LONG WAY TO HEAVEN by Abner Dean - First Edition - 1945 - from Astro Trader Books (SKU: 1000-113)

IT'S A LONG WAY TO HEAVEN

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IT'S A LONG WAY TO HEAVEN

by Abner Dean

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[ABNER DEAN]. IT'S A LONG WAY TO HEAVEN. Farrar and Rinehart, New York, 1945. First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Fine / Near Fine. Appears unread, boards are near pristine, very light sun to edge tip extremities of front board, in original publisher's maroon cloth with illustration, titles stamped in blue on front cover, spine, pages are clean, bright, unmarked and binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Price clipped, with one inch chip to tail of spine, chips, creases to extremities typical of vintage dust jackets of this age, original jacket protected in professional collector's Brodart mylar plastic sleeve. Overall a about fine copy. Illustrated though out by author Abner Dean with tinted plates. The very first book published by the author, Abner Dean's cartoon illustration work has been featured in numerous magazines including the April, 1958 issue of Playboy, for John Steinbeck's "The Short-Short Story of Mankind". Not a reprint, no previous owner's bookplate, not remainder marked and not Ex-library. Post WWII illustrated humor cartoon book from a major 20th Century cartoon illustrator, rare collectible. 131 pgs. 4to.

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Bookseller
Astro Trader Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1000-113
Title
IT'S A LONG WAY TO HEAVEN
Author
Abner Dean
Illustrator
Abner Dean
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Farrar and Rinehart
Date published
1945
Keywords
Abner Dean, Playboy cartoonist
Bookseller catalogs
Americana; Modern Firsts;
Size
4to

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Astro Trader Books was founded in 2010 selling camera manuals, then branched into antiquarian, modern firsts, science fiction, fantasy, horror genres and pulp fiction.

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bookplate
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