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Welcome To Hard Times [Signed] by  E.L DOCTOROW - Signed First Edition - 1960 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and

Welcome To Hard Times [Signed]


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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing. Octavo; 3/4 orange paper over quarter cream cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front panel; brown-orange topstain; 180pp, [1]. Signed by Doctorow on the title page. Slight forward lean, with minor wear to lower corners and some of the usual tanning to text edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped and lightly edge-worn; Near Fine. Doctorow's first book, elusive in collectors condition, and basis for the 1967 Burt Kennedy film starring Henry Fonda, Aldo Ray, Warren Oates, and Janice Rule.


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