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Original Typescript for "A Domestic Dilemma by  Carson McCullers - Hardcover - First Edition - 1950 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 171211002)

Original Typescript for "A Domestic Dilemma

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Original Typescript for "A Domestic Dilemma

by McCullers, Carson

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(No Place): (No Publisher), 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Signed final typescript of the short story "A Domestic Dilemma." Probably a setting copy of a short story differing from the final published version in a few instances. 19pp. inserted into plastic sleeves in a generic black binder, housed in a custom quarter green leather and oatmeal cloth slipcase, lettered in gilt. It first appeared in the collection The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, published by Houghton Mifflin in 1951. The New York Post included it later that same year in their Magazine Section. Signed by McCullers in blue ink on the final page, unevenly due to strokes that had paralyzed her left side. Near Fine with a few small small marginal stains and faint paperclip impression to first page. An original typescript signed by the The Heart is a Lonely Hunter author.


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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
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Original Typescript for "A Domestic Dilemma
McCullers, Carson
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First Edition
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The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Signed, Typescripts, Letters, stories
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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in literary first editions and works of cultural and historic significance. We are located in Portland, Oregon and welcome visitors by appointment.


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