The Sportswriter

FORD, Richard

Published by Vintage, NY, 1986
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks) (Hadley, MA, U.S.A.)

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The uncorrected proof copy of his breakthrough book, the first in his Pulitzer Prize-winning Bascombe series. Signed by the author. Published as a paperback original: proofs in the Vintage Contemporaries series seem to have been done in much smaller quantities than those of their counterparts slated for hardcover publication, and seem to have received much more limited distribution: many review venues -- including newspapers and magazines -- have policies precluding the reviewing of paperback publications. Buckle to front spine fold, possibly from binding; very near fine in wrappers. Review slip laid in, asking the reader to disregard "large, unnumbered spaces" on more than a dozen pages, which "will not appear in the finished book." Scarce signed. Unless otherwise noted, our first editions are first printings. Bookseller Inventory # 914961

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Title: The Sportswriter

Publisher: Vintage, NY

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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