8-1/4" x 5-1/2" This book is hard-bound in yellow cloth with gilt stamping to the spine in a nice dust jacket. The binding is solid. The contents are bright and clean. Stated First Edition. Signed by The Author on the title-page. ; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: MISS LEONORA WHEN LAST SEEN, AND 15 OTHER ...
Publisher: Ivan Obolensky, Inc.
Publication Date: 1963
Binding: Hardback in DJ
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Ivan Obolensky, New York, 1963. Hard Cover. First Printing. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 398 pages. Ex-library copy but still better than average; book has edge wear, tape residue, card pocket, and stamps, but is tight in binding, and otherwise clean and unmarked except for some fore edge discolouration and foxing; DJ has tape residue, light edge bumping, but no tears or labels. Seller Inventory # 010774
Book Description Ivan Obolensky, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Bright, unclipped dust jacket encased in mylar slight chipping at top and bottom of spine. Tight binding, front board bumped top center with stain on front and sharp corners, clean unmarked pages throughout. Previous owner's book plate on front paste down. Review from Time Magazine dated March 13, 1964 laid in. Seller Inventory # ws15109
Book Description Ivan Obolensky, Inc., New York, 1963. hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. 1st Edition. 398 pp; DJ is slightly toned, soiled and edge worn. Very minor soiling on fore edges, previous owner's name on ffep.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. Seller Inventory # 30344
Book Description Ivan Obolensky, 1963. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Light wear to covers. Text clean and unmarked. The binding is tight and square. A couple very small stains to the page ends. Name and inscription inside. Seller Inventory # 203168
Book Description New York, NY, U.S.A, 1963, 1st Printing (stated so), Ivan Obolensky, 1963. yellow cloth hardcover in NEAR VERY GOOD condition in GOOD+, thick, strong DJ w/ small areas of edgewear/surfacewear, small to tiny stains, mostly on rear cover, & some age darkening rear cover and flaps; a small, pale stain on front forepage of text, some small pale stains exterior ends of pages not affecting pages themselves; some tiny agespotting; some very small, barely noticeable stains at/near lower spine edge, else board covers are in near fine condition; 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Summons to Memphis. Seller Inventory # 20360
Book Description New York: Ivan Obolensky, Inc. First Edition, 1963. An exceptionally well-preserved Fine copy, in a Fine, bright unfaded price-clipped jacket showing faint adhesive shadows from a acetate guard. 398pp. Effectively, a selected stories as of this date, encorporating contents from The Widows Of Thornton and A Long Fourth. Seller Inventory # C206XD0XXX
Book Description New York: Ivan Obolensky, Inc., 1963., 1963. First printing (per publisher's requisite statement upon copyright page). , 398 pages. Hardcover: H 20.75cm x L 14cm. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, slight bumping and wear at spine ends with surface scuffing marring the "M" of "Miss" in title lettering at head; usual light toning to spine panel's lettering but front panel retains bright lettering; soiling to white rear panel; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Dull yellow cloth with dark brown stamping to spine; light bumping to bottom fore-edge corners of boards. Foxing to edges (strongest on top edge) with slender swath of shelf soiling occurring to bottom edge where it meets fore-edge heel. INSCRIBED AND DATED BUT UNFORTUNATELY NOT SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Taylor's seven-line ink inscription on the front free endpaper "For | Rhoda Ellison | with all good wishes | and many thanks for | the good times in | Montgomery. | March 12, 1965" in his unmistakable characteristically tight handwriting but lacking his actual signature. Toning and light foxing to rear endpapers. Interior pages are otherwise clean. Binding retains some crispness. A very good copy in a very good- dust jacket. Features the following short stories: "Reservations," "An Overwhelming Question," "At the Drugstore," "Sky Line," "A Strange Story," "The Fancy Woman," "A Spinster's Tale," "Allegiance," "The Death of a Kinsman," "Miss Leonora When Last Seen," "A Wife of Nashville," "What You Hear From 'Em?," "Two Pilgrims," "Their Losses," "Bad Dreams," and "Cookie." Often lauded as one of the best if not the best American short story writer, Peter Taylor won the 1985 PEN/Faulkner Award for "The Old Forest and Other Stories" and the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Literature for his novel "A Summons to Memphis." Acquired from the estate of Dr. Rhoda Coleman Ellison (1904-2005) who taught at Montgomery, Alabama's Huntingdon College from 1930 to 1971 and chaired the English department from 1959 to 1971 and was thereafter appointed professor emerita. Ellison authored several Alabama-related books including an authoritative history of Bibb County. Seller Inventory # D17-6531