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The Zebra Derby by  Max.  Illustrated By Bill Crawford Shulman - Signed First Edition - 1946 - from Resource Books, LLC and

The Zebra Derby

by Shulman, Max. Illustrated By Bill Crawford

Condition: Very Good/Good

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1946. First edition, 1946, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Very good in lightly chipped dustjacket. Illustrated in black and white. Orange cloth printed in black, 191 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Light shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name on the front pastedown, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some general soil, numerous edge chips and small closed tears, about five percent paper loss overall.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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