I REMAIN, YOUR UNCLE AMBROGIO: Mangiapelo, Ambrogio [B. 1894] and Gene Horwitz I REMAIN, YOUR UNCLE AMBROGIO: Mangiapelo, Ambrogio [B. 1894] and Gene Horwitz

I REMAIN, YOUR UNCLE AMBROGIO

Mangiapelo, Ambrogio [B. 1894] and Gene Horwitz

Published by Henry Regnery Company, Chicago, IL, 1975
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Live Oak Booksellers (Langley, WA, U.S.A.)

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INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR AND EDITOR on the front free endpaper as follows: in a slightly shaky hand, "To Les and Michelle / Buena Fortuna / Uncle Ambrogio / 12-12-76." In a different hand and different ink, "To Les & Michelle, / With good wishes, / "Gina" / Gene Horwitz." [Gina was the nickname of the editor to whom the uncle wrote these letters.] 8vo. (22 cm.) x, 115p. Grey paper over boards with red letters on the spine. Almost no wear to extremities, what appears to be a coffee splatter stain on the bottom of the text block (half dozen tiny spots) and on the edges of the book (a tiny stain on front board and a couple of small stains on the back board), letters bright, else near fine with no internal markings. Dust jacket spine slightly faded, top and bottom edges slightly rubbed, small splatter stains on inside lower edges, else very good and better and not price-clipped. "Uncle Ambrogio came to America in 1912 at the age of eighteen. His formal education ended at the third grade in Italy, and when he reached adulthood he began a self-improvement crusade that is still going on at age eighty-one. When his niece, Gina, moved to the West Coast, IUncle Ambrogio,who lived with Gina's mother, began to write letters regularly to his niece--letters that are wonderfully humorous and, at the same time,beautifully perceptive. Gene Horwitz (Gina) has collected these letters--replete with her uncle's misspellings, misquotations, and errors in punctuation--so that others may share the warmth and wit of a truly one-of-a-kind character." [from the dust jacket]. Bookseller Inventory # 007882

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Title: I REMAIN, YOUR UNCLE AMBROGIO

Publisher: Henry Regnery Company, Chicago, IL

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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