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Love Affair: A Venetian Journal by Wright Morris - First Edition, First Printing - 1972 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Love Affair: A Venetian Journal

by Wright Morris

Condition: Near Fine/fine


New York: Harper & Row, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/fine. Stated first edition. Near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Orange cloth boards, gold foil title on spine, author's name embossed on front cover. Color photos and narrative throughout. Glossy paper. Printed in Italy. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown or would be fine. Fine, as new dust jacket. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover.88 pp., unpaginated. Small quarto, 9 x 10 inches tall. Author is a National Book Award winner.




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