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Village Daybook by  August Derleth - Signed First Edition - 1947 - from Bookworks and

Village Daybook

by Derleth, August

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

Chicago: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1947. Notes on a year in the local village & woodland life; Derleth notes it as one of his best books in 100 Books By August Derleth. SIGNED by Derleth, with "Sincerely", on the half title. Hardcover, full green cloth, gilt titling. Light wear to book, faint tanning to front endsheet; jacket shows light rubbing, minor edgewear, head of spine chipped, two small holes in rear panel, affecting three words. Text clean; [10], 306 pages; illustrated withwood engravings.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Frank Utpatel. Small Octavo.

  • Bookseller: Bookworks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: s0062
  • Title: Village Daybook
  • Author: Derleth, August
  • Illustrator:Frank Utpatel
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Pellegrini & Cudahy
  • Place: Chicago
  • Date published: 1947
  • Keywords: Wisconsin, Nature, Natural History, Memoir, Biography, Signed Books
  • Size: Small Octavo


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