The Black Book: Durrell, Lawrence The Black Book: Durrell, Lawrence

The Black Book

Durrell, Lawrence

Published by E.P. Dutton & Co., New York, N.Y., 1960
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Durrell, Lawrence The Black Book , E.P. Dutton, New York, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st US edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First edition of celebrated author's first novel, originally published in late 1930's by Obelisk Press, Paris only because Henry Miller didn't destroy the manuscript as the young and then unknown Durrell requested; contains the correct points identified by McBride's "Points Of Issue" (1996): front flap contains "Lawrence Durrell's Black Book is the first piece of work by a new English writer to give me any hope for the future of prose fiction" not "T.S. Eliot said" - DJ not clipped and back cover slightly faded with a few minor age spots, now protected with Brodart clear cover. Book has no writing or remainder marks within. Very collectible. Bookseller Inventory # 000141

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Title: The Black Book

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., New York, N.Y.

Publication Date: 1960

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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