Signed by Author This FIRST EDITION is INSCRIBED AND DATED by AUTHOR in NEAR FINE condition. Book's right FEP has inscription "For Mrs. Paul Woodroffe, with freindlist (sic) good wishes, Mark Van Doren, 2/24/43" signed in ink. Possible association copy to illustrator/artist Paul Woodroffe's wife. Book is in NEAR FINE condition with burgundy cloth binding with bold white lettering on front board and spine. Book's spine tips and corners are very gently bumped otherwise book is Fine with binding and insides tight, bright, clean and unmarked. NO previous owner's or library markings. DW is covered by Mylar in VERY GOOD condition. DW's front cover is complete with burgundy background and grey bold lettering around (3.5" x 4.5") illustration of woman with red hair with city block in background. DW's spine is sunned with smaller illustration just of city block and grey lettering. DW's spine tips and corners are bumped and worn with small chips (under 1/4") on corners and top spine tip and triangle chip (1/2") at bottom tip. DW has edge wear around and creases & one tiny chip (under 1/4") on top of front cover; and rubbing and soiling evident on white background of back cover. This is the third novel by Van Doren, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. Hardcover, 5.75" x 8.25", 247pp, top of text block dyed burgundy. Bookseller Inventory # 002580
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company, New York
Publication Date: 1943
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition.
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