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LOVE OF SEVEN DOLLS. [Author SIGNED copy.]

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LOVE OF SEVEN DOLLS. [Author SIGNED copy.]

by GALLICO**, PAUL::

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  • hardcover
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NFINE./VG..
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UK,slim 16mo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,3rd imp.[Originally and first published Sept. 1954,a 2nd impression in April 1955 and a 3rd imp - this edn in Nov. 1955.] NFINE/VG-.Neat ink gift presentation inscrptn and contemporary date (22nd December 1955) to reverse of ffe and author's handwritten,blue ink signature - without dedication - to title page and price-clipped dw/dj.Bright, crisp,clean,matt,wrap-around colour pictorial artwork by David Knight,illustrated dw/dj with black outlined red,and black outlined white lettering to front,black lettering to a slightly darkened spine /backstrip which has a small closed tear at head and miniscule loss at foot of spine/backstrip.With negligible shelf-wear, bumping,creasing to edges and corners - minor creasing and very miniscule rubbing with some chipping and reciprocal loss to all corner tips and an approx.2.5" closed tear along front,lower edge.Top edges lightly discoloured from dust-soiling but with very little sporadic foxing/ spotting,fore-edges similarly lightly toned and with virtually no foxing; contents bright,tight, exceptionally clean - almost pristine - solid and sound,no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners - appears unread apart from my own collation.Bright,crisp,clean,sharp-cornered,publisher's original,paper-covered boards/covers with bright,crisp,clean repeated dw/dj design/ artwork and grey cloth blind-spine with blocked blue ink lettering,and near immaculate red+white scenic illustrated eps,both hinges solid and sound without any cracking.UK,slim 16mo HB+ dw/dj,SIGNED,1st edn, 3rd imp,5-102pp [paginated] includes Pts 1-3 each with b/w line illustrated Pts headpiece,plus [unpaginated] red+white vignetted half-title,red+white vignetted title page with author's blue ink signature, A uncommon SIGNED example with dw/dj.
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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
rja891120
Title
LOVE OF SEVEN DOLLS. [Author SIGNED copy.]
Author
GALLICO**, PAUL::
Illustrator
illus by David Knight.
Format/binding
Hardback.
Book condition
Used - NFINE.
Jacket condition
VG..
Quantity available
1
Edition
UK,slim 12mo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
LONDON.MICHAEL JOSEPH,1955.
Keywords
q52.SIGNED.MODERN FIRSTS2.UK,slim 16mo HB+dw/dj,SIGNED,1st edn,3rd imp.No ISBN.Illus by David Knight.Author SIGNED copy.Short stories.The Snow Goose.Books new,used,signed,rare.
Bookseller catalogs
SIGNED; MODERN FIRSTS2;

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Bookdealer/seller established 1984, selling used,new,out-of-print,collectable (vintage and TV tie-in p/backs etc.), modern and second-hand books and book-related ephemera.We specialise in Children's Illustrated books,Modern Firsts,Fiction and Non-fiction - a good, wide range of subjects - Nautical, Naval/ Military,Theatre+Film biography/ autobiography, GENERAL (non-fiction/ reference),author SIGNED copies/edns, and other Collectables.I no longer have a B&M store (established 1984) since 1996,as I then became an internet- based seller exclusively,continuing with Mail Order selling as well.Viewing by arranged appointment(s),book searches undertaken and welcomed.Minimal grade of stock is VG/VG (the exception), the majority around FINE/FINE.[Criteria used - as a bibliophile myself,would I want to see this book on my own personal bookshelves!!] Welcome,and thank you for browsing my stock - enjoy!"WE HAVE WHAT YOU WANT, THOUGH YOU MAY NOT KNOW IT!!"

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