My 33 Years of Life in Bed

Upton Gwynn Wilson

Published by Privately Printed by the Author's Family, Madison, NC, 1946
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Privately Printed, Madison, NC. 1946. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. Book is tight, square and unmarked; but does contain a written passage on the FFFP about a wedding that the author performed in 1928 and this passage lists the names and witnesses. Book Condition: Near Fine; rubbing to bottom boards from shelving; tarnishing of gold gilt lettering. DJ: VG; chipping to top edge and small missing pieces at head of spine; tape repaired skip tear on front of cover; gouge beside that and fold below that. Maroon boards and spine with gold gilt lettering on spine in closed in gold banding. 213 pp. The author was crippled at in his 20's by a gunshot and thereafter became a renowned newspaper columnist of the Ragweeds and Cockleburs title in North Carolina while writing from his bed for 33 years. Hearing of the severe wounding of soldiers in WWII, the author set out to write his own story to be a beacon of hope for soldiers to help rebuild their lives and not despair. Written in longhand and published after his death. A clean and very presentable copy in Brodart mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 002695

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Title: My 33 Years of Life in Bed

Publisher: Privately Printed by the Author's Family, Madison, NC

Publication Date: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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