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												Nelson Algren's Own Book of Lonesome Monsters by Nelson Algren (signed)
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - 1963
		 - from Pacific Coast Books (SKU: 000547)

Nelson Algren's Own Book of Lonesome Monsters

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Nelson Algren's Own Book of Lonesome Monsters

by Nelson Algren (signed)

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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First Edition: Bernard Geis. First Edition and SIGNED by Nelson Algren in blue ink on the title page! Nelson collected these short stories, some of the author's included are Joseph Heller, Thomas Pynchon, George P. Elliott, and Saul Bellow. 213 pages, Book is Fine: orange hardcover paper boards with royal blue cloth spine, bright gilt titles to spine. tight and square with sharp corners. No previous owner bookplate or writing. Jacket is Very Good, spine somewhat faded but still very legible, coner and some edge wear, head and heel of spine wear. Much better than described, bright front panel and list of contents on rear panel. First state jacket with original $4.95 price intact and 10/63 date code on bottom corner of front flap, rear flap has a great black and white photo of Nelson. A most presentable and rare SIGNED copy. . Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 1963.


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Pacific Coast Books US (US)
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Nelson Algren's Own Book of Lonesome Monsters
Nelson Algren (signed)
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Used - Fine
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Very Good
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First Edition
Bernard Geis
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First Edition
Date Published
Nelson Algren
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Pacific Coast Books specializes in quality of books of interest from our store on the Central Oregon Coast. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and have been buying and selling books for almost 20 years. Visit our website at www.Pacifc Please feel free to call or email with any titles you would like to add to your collection. Only a small fraction of our inventory is online. We buy book collections.


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