Title: The Dead Tree Gives No Shelter.
Publisher: The Swallow Press, New York
Publication Date: 1947
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
8vo. Light brown cloth with red spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 248pp. Near fine/very good. Jacket a bit edgeworn, with edge chips. A tight and nice first edition of this Michigan novelist's first book, handsomely inscribed and signed by him on front flyleaf: "For my very good friends, Jack & Esther -- / And I should have this unautographed for, / as Duffy says, someday he is going to have / the only unautographed copy of this / in existence. / Affectionately -- / Virgil Scott." Despite Scott's modest claim, signed copies of this title rarely surface. Bookseller Inventory # 40155
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