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The Big Nickel


Published by New York Vanguard 1969, 1969
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition. The copy is inscribed and signed by the author, Calder Willingham, to the legendary book collector Carter Burden. Inscribed: ÒFor Carter Burden, Calder Willingham, all best wishes, 11/14/85, New Hampton.Ó A review copy with the publisherÕs notice laid in. Very fine copy in a very fine dust jacket. Fresh lovely copy. Carter Burden was descended from Commodore Vanderbilt and the Vanderbilt fortune At one time he owned the Village Voice and New York Magazine and later became a New York City Councilman. Burden worked as an aide to Sen. Robert Kennedy in the 1960s, He is greatly remembered in the rare book world for creating the most remarkable collection of 20th Century American literature ever assembled. Bookseller Inventory # 13613J

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Title: The Big Nickel

Publisher: New York Vanguard 1969

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Staff: James Pepper, Rebecca Traver, Deborah Sanford. Member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America

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TERMS: Our Telephone Number is 805-963-1025. Our address is James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., 3463 State Street, Suite 271, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Our email address is We have an answering machine for telephone messages outside of business hours. California residents must add state sales tax

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