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The King Who Saved Himself from Being Saved by CIARDI, John; Edward Gorey, illus - 1965

by CIARDI, John; Edward Gorey, illus

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The King Who Saved Himself from Being Saved by CIARDI, John; Edward Gorey, illus - 1965

The King Who Saved Himself from Being Saved

by CIARDI, John; Edward Gorey, illus

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1965. First Edition. First printing. Oblong 12mo. Yellow cloth hardcover; dustjacket; [48]pp. Fine, fresh copy in the original dustwrapper, price-clipped else fresh and unworn, Near Fine.
  • Bookseller Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
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  • Edition First Edition
  • Publisher J.B. Lippincott
  • Place of Publication Philadelphia
  • Date Published 1965

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THE KING WHO SAVED HIMSELF FROM BEING SAVED

THE KING WHO SAVED HIMSELF FROM BEING SAVED

by Ciardi, John; illustrated by Edward Gorey

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New York: J. B. Lippincott Co, 1965. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/DJ Very Good. Gorey, Edward. small oblong 12mo, yellow cloth with illustration on front, 1st ed. (1965), unpaginated in Very Good (lightly soiled, slightly faded spine, minor edgewear) Dust Jacket. Binding Near Fine, minor soil to endpapers. The dj is now protected in a mylar sleeve. Drawings by Edward Gorey.
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THE KING WHO SAVED HIMSELF FROM BEING SAVED

by Ciardi, John, Illustrated by Edward Gorey

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Bacova, Virginia, United States
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Philadelphia: JB Lippincott, 1965 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. First Edition. VERY GOOD+ a Very Good, clipped dustjacket. Dj moderately soiled, very light sun fading to dj spine. 48 pgs, cloth. Small format picture book with black and white illustrations by Gorey is a satiric poem about a long-ago King who wanted to keep a quiet kingdom going long enough for it to become long-ago..
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The King Who Saved Himself From Being Saved

by CIARDI, John; Drawings by Edward Gorey

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Rocky River, Ohio, United States
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Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Oblong 12mo, unpaginated (about 50pp.), illustrated by Edward Gorey. A very good copy, a touch shaken, with an attractive generic bookplate on the front paste-down. In a very good dust jacket with some wear at the spine ends. This copy SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Ciardi on the front free endpaper: "For Faith Golden with the whole wish that you escape being saved against your wish. John Ciardi. Oct. 23, 1985." Scarce signed by the poet. Note that the book is NOT signed by Gorey. Toledano B-24.
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THE KING WHO SAVED HIMSELF FROM BEING SAVED. Drawings by Edward Gorey. [SIGNED BY EDWARD GOREY...
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THE KING WHO SAVED HIMSELF FROM BEING SAVED. Drawings by Edward Gorey. [SIGNED BY EDWARD GOREY with a CARD SIGNED BY JOHN CIARDI].

by (Gorey, Edward). Ciardi, John

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Philadelphia / New York: J.B. Lippincott, 1965., 1965.. Very good. - Oblong 16mo, 5 inches high by 6 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in pictorial golden yellow cloth titled in black on the spine, in a pictorial dust wrapper with illustrations in color by Edward Gorey on the front and rear panels. The dust jacket is slightly soiled. Unpaginated, with black & white illustrations by Edward Gorey on every page. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. [Toledano B24]. SIGNED BY EDWARD GOREY ON THE TITLE PAGE.Laid into the book is a card SIGNED BY JOHN CIARDI.
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