Title: Clocks Without Hands
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press, Boston / Cambridge
Publication Date: 1961
Book Condition: Very Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition, First Printing Stated.
Cloth; dust jacket with cut-out window showing lettering of front board; 8vo; pp. 241. Inscribed by McCullers on the FFEP to Louis Untermeyer, "Louis, darling / Carson McCullers," and with a typed signed letter (TLS) in its original mailing envelope, mounted to front paste-down. The letter is on McCullers's personal stationery, with her Nyack, New York address, dated 18 September 1961. It reads: "Dear Louis, Thank you for your letter and although I can't promise anything, I would like to see the word list and will let you know if I can do it. Love, ." the author signs off "Carson," in blue ink, and adds, "p.s. I'm almost sure I can do it. / C." Also with relevant newspaper and magazine articles clipped and laid-in, one tipped to rear paste-down. Spine tips rubbed and a bit sunned; corners lightly bumped. Dust jacket a bit chipped and scuffed at spine tips and corners; a few small closed tears along edge of cut-out front panel; price-clipped. Carson McCullers (1917-1967) met Louis Untermeyer (1885-1977) made fast friends when they met at the Bread Load Conference in the early 1940s. Bookseller Inventory # BBJC12558
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