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Pal Joey. by  John O'Hara - Signed First Edition - 1940 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 121992)

Pal Joey.

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Pal Joey.

by O'Hara, John

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About This Item

New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1940. First edition of this classic novel, basis for the 1957 film starring Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra and Kim Novak. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, lengthily inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Sally Cooke, with every confidence and all good wishes for success in her new undertaking (and no cracks about undertaking). Sincerely, John O'Hara, Quoque. August 29, 1943." Near fine in a very good dust jacket with a small chip to the spine.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
121992
Title
Pal Joey.
Author
O'Hara, John
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Duell, Sloan and Pearce
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1940
Keywords
John O'Hara Signed First Edition, Pal Joey First Edition Signed

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been... [more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
fine
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