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JAILBIRD

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0440054494
ISBN 13
9780440054498
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NY: Delacorte/Seymore Lawrence, 1979. First edition, first prnt. Black full cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering and gilt fascimile signature stamped on the front board. Orange topstain. Signed by Vonnegut on the title page. Additionally, Vonnegut has drawn a caricature self-portrait in profile that fills most of the page. Minor rubbing on board cloth and on spine lettering; dustjacket with touch of shelfwear at spine bottom edge and faint beginning toning on the topedge. Tight copy in Near Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. Signed By Author with Drawing. Hardcovers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Vonnegut's ninth novel.

Synopsis

Jailbird is a novel by Kurt Vonnegut, originally published in 1979. Its plot concerns a man recently released from a low security prison after having served time for a minor role in the Watergate scandal. The novel uses a standard memoir format, revealing Walter F. Starbuck's current situation, then going back to tell the story of his first two days after being released from prison. Through Walter F.

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Bookseller
Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
61511
Title
JAILBIRD
Author
Vonnegut, Kurt
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 10
0440054494
ISBN 13
9780440054498
Publisher
Delacorte/Seymore Lawrence
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1979
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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