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The Clock Winder    (Signed) by  Anne TYLER - Signed First Edition - 1972 - from abookshop and

The Clock Winder (Signed)

by TYLER, Anne

Condition: Near Fine/VG++

NY: Knopf, 1972. True first edition (stated) of the author's fourth book rebound in green cloth with new endpapers. Stamped in gold. Only flaw is sunning to green on top edge of book. Fitted with a first state dust jacket with the $6.95 price and the numbers 4/72 at the bottom of back flap. Signed by Ms. Tyler on a bookplate affixed to the second free endsheet. A handsome "restored" copy -- priced accordingly. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

Anne Tyler is the bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Breathing Lessons , and many other acclaimed works of fiction. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Saturday Evening Post , and Harper's . She lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with her husband and two children.


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