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WELCOME TO HARD TIMES by  E. L Doctorow - First Edition - 1960 - from Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. and


by Doctorow, E. L

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo. First Printing. Author's first book 180pp. Bound in 1/4 white cloth over orange paper covered boards lettered in black, top edge red. A very good ex-library copy with perforated library stamp title page, scattered library stamps. Pages with the usual noted age-toning. In very good unclipped dust jacket with edge wear and mild age toning. No library markings on the dust jacket. Basis for the 1967 western starring Henry Fonda, Warren Oates and Kennan Wynn; a classic tale of meanness in the old West.

  • Seller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 08214
  • Author: Doctorow, E. L
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1960


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