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An Oyster is a Wealthy Beast

An Oyster is a Wealthy Beast

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An Oyster is a Wealthy Beast

by James Purdy

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San Francisco: Black Sparrow Press. As New. 1967. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Designed and printed in December 1967 by Graham Mackintosh for the Black Sparrow Press. The edition is limited to 250 copies. Copies 1-50 bound in boards and copies 51-250 with sewn in wrappers. Signed by the author in colophon, this being copy #59. A unique copy with a drawing by the author. Copy is as new with no defects, from the estate of the late Dr Murrell Lewis. Very collectable. ; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tal; Signed by Author .

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
An Oyster is a Wealthy Beast
Author
James Purdy
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
New As New
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Limited Edition
Publisher
Black Sparrow Press
Place of Publication
San Francisco
Date Published
1967
Weight
0.00 lbs

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also...
Colophon
The colophon contains information about a book's publisher, the typesetting, printer, and possibly even includes a printer's...
Wrappers
The paper covering on the outside of a paperback. Also see the entry for pictorial wraps, color illustrated coverings for...
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A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new"...

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