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Welcome to Hard Times

by Doctorow, E. L

Condition: Cloth-backed orange boards. Text block browned as usual, in a dust jacket whose rear panel, spine and top edge of front panel


New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First Edition. 180, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cloth-backed orange boards. Text block browned as usual, in a dust jacket whose rear panel, spine and top edge of front panel, are all sunned. Still, a very good+ copy of the author's first book, printed on atrociously cheap pulp paper and scarce in decent condition. First Edition. 180, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Doctorow's uncommon first book, filmed by Burt Kennedy in 1967 with Henry Fonda.


  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 262039
  • Title: Welcome to Hard Times
  • Author: Doctorow, E. L
  • Format/binding: 180, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo
  • Book condition: Used - Cloth-backed orange boards. Text block browned as usual, in a dust jacket whose rear panel, spine and top edge of front panel
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1960
  • Keywords: American
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;


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