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Purdy, James

Published by The William Frederick Press

ISBN 13: 9230000000200

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About this Item: The William Frederick Press. Card covers. 1st Edition. Spine worn, covers faded & browned. Seller Inventory # 8020402

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Purdy, James

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About this Item: nd], [Np. Five quarto sheets of bond, typed on rectos only. Fine. A clean fair copy typescript, likely prepared by a collector (or dealer) and forwarded to Purdy for his signature. Purdy obliged, as he very often did, by inscribing the tendered souvenir in the upper margin of the first leaf: "Sincerely James Purdy.". Seller Inventory # WRCLIT81559

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Purdy, James

Published by William-Frederick Press (1956)

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From: Books End (Syracuse, NY, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: William-Frederick Press, 1956. Trade paperback. Condition: Very Good. First Edition; First Printing. Syracuse University Rare Book Room label attached inside front cover- covers show some light discoloration ; 91 pages. Seller Inventory # 403169

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Purdy, James

Published by The William-Frederick Press (1956)

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From: Munster & Company (Corvallis, OR, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The William-Frederick Press, 1956. Condition: Good. The William-Frederick Press, 1956. Cover faintly rubbed/bumped/soiled, lightly sunned, small closed tear on spine near the top spine end, spine faintly foxed near spine ends, rear board very lightly soiled at the top edge near the spine; edges very lightly rubbed/bumped/sunned, faintly soiled; interior very lightly age- toned throughout, interior flaps/endpapers very lightly soiled; binding tight; cover, edges and interior intact and clean, except where noted. paperback. Good. Seller Inventory # 614469

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Purdy, James

Published by William Frederick (1956)

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About this Item: William Frederick, 1956. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Paperback original 1st edition 1st printing in VG condition with no inscriptions, slight wear and tanning to spine. Not ex library or a remainder. Seller Inventory # ABE-1482607650799

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Purdy, James

Published by William-Frederick (1956)

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About this Item: William-Frederick, 1956. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Review copy with slip laid in. Browning and wear to spine. Seller Inventory # 053459

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Purdy, James.

Published by William-Frederick, NY: (1956)

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From: Lazy River Books (Boston, MA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: William-Frederick, NY:, 1956. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 8vo, card covers, 91pp. Illustrations by author. Nice copy. Slight wear and yellowing on spine. Otherwise clean, tight, and sound. Seller Inventory # S279

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Purdy, James

Published by William-Frederick Press, New York (1956)

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From: Bauer Rare Books (San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: William-Frederick Press, New York, 1956. First edition. 8vo. 91 pp. Illustrations by James Purdy. Softcover, illustrated wraps, spine sunned, else very good condition in slipcase. (75572). Seller Inventory # 10808

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PURDY, James

Published by The William-Frederick Press, New York (1956)

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From: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The William-Frederick Press, New York, 1956. Softcover. Condition: Near Fine. First edition. Illustrated by the author. Stiff wrappers. Slight offsetting at the top of the front cover, else very near fine. Author's first book. Seller Inventory # 102406

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James Purdy

Published by William-Frederick Press (1956)

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From: Green Apple Books and Music (San francisco, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: William-Frederick Press, 1956. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Signed. First Edition. A lovely first edition of this first book, INSCRIBED by the Author thusly, "For / Elga and Jaques / with love, / James" Green Apple Books and Music, Publisher Weekly's Bookstore of the Year 2014, has been San Francisco's favorite independent bookseller since 1967! Shipping costs on oversize / international orders will reflect actual shipping charges and may be more than quoted by ABE. We will need to contact you with true shipping costs and ask for authorization before adjusting cost. Seller Inventory # mon0000006716

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PURDY, James

Published by William-Frederick, New York (1956)

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From: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: William-Frederick, New York, 1956. paperback. Condition: near fine. First. Illustrations by the author. 8vo, pictorial wrappers; minor fading at the edges.s. N.Y.: William-Frederick Prress, 1956. First Edition. Autographed copy of his first book. Seller Inventory # 108002

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Purdy, James

Published by The William-Frederick Press, New York (1956)

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About this Item: The William-Frederick Press, New York, 1956. Condition: Good. Soft Cover. Lean to spine, head and tail rubbed. Covers faded and soiled, beginning to tear along edges near spine. Seller Inventory # 4773

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PURDY, James

Published by The William-Frederick Press, New York (1956)

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From: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The William-Frederick Press, New York, 1956. Softcover. Condition: Near Fine. First edition. Illustrated by the author. Stiff wrappers. Spine a little toned, near fine. Author's first book. Inscribed by the author. Seller Inventory # 352950

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Purdy, James

Published by NY, William-Frederick Press, 1956 (1956)

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From: NUDEL BOOKS (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: NY, William-Frederick Press, 1956, 1956. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 8vo.lettered wrappers with illus by Purdy.1st Edition.a very good copy with a few light scratches and dings.INSCRIBED in Oct. 1956.(L3/4). Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-431814004

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Purdy, James

Published by William-Frederick Press, New York (1956)

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About this Item: William-Frederick Press, New York, 1956. Printed wrappers. Illustrated by the author. First edition of the author's first book, signed by him on the first blank (not inscribed and uncommon thus). Light sunning at wrapper edges, as often, else about fine. Seller Inventory # WRCLIT27109

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Purdy, James

Published by The William-Frederick Press 1956 New York (1956)

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From: Book Den East (Oak bluffs, MA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The William-Frederick Press 1956 New York, 1956. first edition; textblock and wraps binding generally in very good condition, BUT: front cover has an inch-and-a-half tear, starting at hinge, also affecting the first few pages (as though book has been bent); spine a bit browned, extremities a bit chipped and browned; 91 pages; illustrated with line drawings by the author; this copy INSCRIBED by the author to John Hersey, October 5, 1956; Purdy's first book; Seller Inventory # 1611

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Don't Call Me By My Right Name: Purdy, James

Purdy, James

Published by The William-Frederick Press, New York (1956)

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From: Derringer Books, Member ABAA (Woodbridge, CT, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The William-Frederick Press, New York, 1956. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. First edition. Author's first book. Published in illustrated bound wrappers. Some offsetting to rear cover else a tight and clean very good plus copy. This, a double Presentation Copy taking up all of the front flyleaf. First presented "For Marion ----, sincere wishes from James Purdy". Underneath that Purdy goes on to re-present this copy "this book was never (word underscored) intended for Marion ---- who is a person totally unknown to me, if indeed she can be said to exist at all. Therefore this book is dedicated to Gene Andrewski whose moral right to the book in the first place is unquestioned and who gloriously exists, James Purdy". Andrewski is best known for his work as editor of the Paris Review. Seller Inventory # 11477

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Don't Call Me By My Right Name: Purdy, James

Purdy, James

Published by The William-Frederick Press, New York (1956)

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From: Pryor-Johnson Rare Books, ABAA (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The William-Frederick Press, New York, 1956. Condition: Near fine. First edition of Purdy's first book. With illustrations by the author. Faint bumps to the corners; else fine in printed grey card wraps. (With an acetate dust-wrapper with beveled edges; original?) Inscribed by Purdy on the first free end-paper. Presented in a custom slip-case with chemise. Short stories largely set in the Chicago Jazz scene. Purdy was called "one of the most undervalued and underread writers in America" by Jonathan Franzen. Seller Inventory # 200368

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PURDY, JAMES.

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From: George Robert Minkoff, Inc., ABAA (Great Barrington, MA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Illustrated. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. New York 1956. First Edition of the author's first book. Presentation copy inscribed to the American playwright, Elmer Rice. 'To Elmer Rice, With admiration from James Purdy. Oct. 9, 1956.' A wonderful association copy. Fine. Seller Inventory # 001124

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Don't Call Me by My Right Name: Purdy, James; Lorie

Purdy, James; Lorie Tarshis (association)

Published by William-Frederick Press, New York (1956)

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From: Letters Bookshop (Thunder Bay, ON, Canada)

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About this Item: William-Frederick Press, New York, 1956. Soft cover. Condition: Fine. James Purdy (illustrator). 1st Edition. [96pp]: [ii], 94 (last leaf blank); sewn signatures glued into illustrated card covers; 214 x 139 x 9 mm. A superior copy of the outsider's first book of empathic distillates (published with the aid of patrons Osborn & Miriam Andreas); inscribed on flyleaf (six lines): "To Lorie Tarshis With sincere good wishes from James Purdy December 1957". A colleague of Keynes, the recipient was the pioneering Canadian economist Lorie Tarshis (1911-93), who taught at Stanford (1946-71). A tight clean copy, covers lightly toned about perimeter. A momentous literary debut. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 001873

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