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ORACLES: Six Versions from the Bible

PRICE, Reynolds. (ROQUET, Jacob).

Published by The Friends of Duke University Library,, 1977
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PRICE, Reynolds. ORACLES: Six Versions from the Bible by Reynolds Price. With etchings by Jacob Roquet. Octavo, red cloth stamped in gold, 37 pages, illustrated (with six original etchings by Jacob Roquet). Harry Ford was a poetry editor at Atheneum who designed most of the titles by Reynolds Price, that were published by Atheneum. Two small soil spots on spine, else a near fine copy [issued without dust jacket]; nice association copy (Reynolds Price dedicated his play, Early Dark, to Harry and Kathleen Ford). In addition to being signed on the colophon page by Reynolds Price and Jacob Roquet (as issued), the book is inscribed by Reynolds Price, to friend and editor Harry Ford (and his wife), in year of publication: "for Harry and Kathleen/ with love and thanks/ at Christmas and always/ from/ Reynolds Price/ 1977" (on front flyleaf). Illustrated with six original etchings by Jacob Roquet. Harry Ford was a poetry and design editor at Atheneum, and he designed most of the titles by Reynolds Price that were published by Atheneum. A nice association copy; Reynolds Price dedicated his play, 'Early Dark,' to Harry and Kathleen Ford. Binding has two small soil spots on spine, else a near fine copy [issued without dust jacket]. First edition, limited to 300 numbered copies, signed by Reynolds Price and artist Jacob Roquet-- this is copy number "9" and it is (presumably) one of 50 copies not for sale [Wright A19; total printing of 300 numbered and signed copies, of which 250 are "for public sale"]. Bookseller Inventory # 54153

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Title: ORACLES: Six Versions from the Bible

Publisher: The Friends of Duke University Library,

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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