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The Nephew (Presentation Copy)

The Nephew (Presentation Copy)

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The Nephew (Presentation Copy)

by James Purdy

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
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Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1960. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Book is Near Fine, only issue being a dampstain visible around he hinge for the first couple of pages, but with no rippling of the pages. A presentation copy signed, “For Richard Hadden, with sincere wishes and appreciation, from James Purdy. August 26 1960”. Possibly presented to Richard Hadden a composer in the 1962 musical, Space is so startling. Unclipped, with only slight edgewear and a small damp stain on the spine of back flap. Dw now in a protective archival cover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages; Signed by Author .

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
59
Title
The Nephew (Presentation Copy)
Author
James Purdy
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Publisher
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1960
Weight
0.00 lbs

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Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.

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