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NOW IS THE PLACE by  Irving Layton - Signed First Edition - 1948 - from TBCL  The Book Collector's Library and Biblio.com

NOW IS THE PLACE

by Layton, Irving

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Montreal: First Statement Press, 1948. 1st Edition. Montreal: First Statement Press, 1948. 1st Edition. Layton, Irving. NOW IS THE PLACE. Family Presentation Copy of the author's second book. First Statement Press, Montreal, 1948.First Edition, First State with the controversial forward present and which was excised from almost all copies. This one with an early April 20th, 1948 inscription escaped Layton's razor. Publisher's plain card covers, grey outer wrapper illustrated in red & black. A very good or better copy of the author's uncommon second book showing light use. Inscribed by Layton on the ffe.: "For my brother Larry / With love & Esteem / Irving / Montreal, Que / April 20th 1948". Contains both poems & stories. An excellent example in first state.No. [5] in the publisher's New Writers' Series. $3750.


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