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SON OF A SMALLER HERO. Signed

by Richler, Mordecai

Condition: Better Than Very Good/Excellent


London: Andre Deutsch, (1955). First Edition. Hardcover. Better Than Very Good/Excellent. London: Andre Deutsch, (1955). First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Inscribed by Mordecai Richler on the front free endpaper. "July 29th '55 London / To Donnie & Joan - affectionately & with all / good wishes (from us both) / Mordecai / - I'm glad you understood / the book so well- even if you didn't agree". 8vo. 232 pp. A better than very good copy in red cloth, gilt titles to the spine oxidized in the R. F. Micklewright designed pictorial dustwrapper that has had some expert restoration at the spine and lower back panel. Genuine contemporary Richler presentations are uncommon. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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