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Welcome to Hard Times

by Doctorow, E. L

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


New York: Simon and Schuster. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1960. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A near fine stated first printing copy. Quarter white cloth with orange boards and orange top stain, inscribed and dated by the author to ffep. Slight separation at hinge after 2nd ffep, 1st signature slightly loosened. Pages lightly toned else clean, sharp- cornered unmarked copy. Original DJ in mylar is lightly rubbed along spine, not p/c. Doctorow's first novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .
  • Bookseller: curtis paul books inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 17654
  • Title: Welcome to Hard Times
  • Author: Doctorow, E. L
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1960


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