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The Crooked Mile (Signed)

by DEVOTO, Bernard

Condition: VG++/No Jacket

NY: Minton, Balch and Co., 1924. Rebound in maroon cloth, stamped in black. The first edition of the author's first book, sans dustwrapper. Warm inscription to "Helen" who went on to become the wife of the writer, J.C. Furnas. Furnas was apparently a life-long friend of De Voto's. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.
  • Bookseller: abookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 006833
  • Title: The Crooked Mile (Signed)
  • Author: DEVOTO, Bernard
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - VG++
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Minton, Balch and Co.
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1924
  • Keywords: First Book
  • Bookseller catalogs: Signed; Catalog23; Addbooks65;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;


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