THE IDIOT PRINCESS OF THE LAST DYNASTY

KLAPPERT, Peter

Published by Knopf, New York, 1984
Condition: Very good Soft cover
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8vo. Publisher's original wraps. INSCRIBED at half titles, For Terry-/ jeepers! where'd you get/ this thing?!/ with affection-/ Peter/ ML King Library/ 11/21/89." Prospectus stapled to inside front wrapper. Publication date and price penned at front wrap. Minor soil to wraps. Interior clean and bright. Very good. 175pp. Uncorrected proofs of Klappert's collection of poems, presented as a series of monologues by a gay abortionist in Vichy france. Bookseller Inventory # 17006

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Title: THE IDIOT PRINCESS OF THE LAST DYNASTY

Publisher: Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition:Very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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